1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.
  2. Greetings Guest!!

    In order to combat SPAM on the forums, all users are required to have a minimum of 2 posts before they can submit links in any post or thread.

    Dismiss Notice
  3. The Broadsword team is seeking alternative castle designs! Learn more and discuss here!
    Dismiss Notice
  4. Publish 97 is currently on TC1! They are currently focusing on the training aspect of the pet revamp. Head to TC1 and send in your feedback or discuss here!
    Dismiss Notice
  5. Broadsword is hosting a 20th Anniversary Party for UO this September! Learn more here. Will you be there, Guest?
    Dismiss Notice
  6. A new State of Stratics is up. Check it out here!
    Dismiss Notice

(OT) Red Skelton's Pledge of Allegiance ,

Discussion in 'UO Catskills' started by outcry, Sep 17, 2010.

  1. outcry

    outcry Slightly Crazed
    Stratics Veteran

    Joined:
    May 16, 2008
    Messages:
    1,262
    Likes Received:
    348
    YouTube - Red Skelton's Pledge of Allegiance


    After I watched this . . . all I could do was sit here with my mouth open. Just think, he said this forty (40) years ago (1969), and no one had a clue where we would be at today. It is so sad it should make your eyes tear up, or at least hang your head in ...dis-belief, shame, and embarrassment. What a wonderful and worthwhile clip to watch and share
     
  2. Zosimus

    Zosimus Grand Inquisitor
    Stratics Veteran Alumni Stratics Legend

    Joined:
    Jul 3, 2004
    Messages:
    4,370
    Likes Received:
    720
    How much the US has chamged and how right he was. Like he knew. Thanks for shariing that :)
     
  3. hawkeye_pike

    hawkeye_pike Babbling Loonie
    Stratics Veteran

    Joined:
    May 15, 2008
    Messages:
    2,466
    Likes Received:
    11
    The greatest joke is:
    "Government is the people, and it's from the people to the leaders, not from the leaders to the people."

    We're far beyond that, not only in the US. None of the governments of so-called "democracies" represents the will of the people anymore. They only get elected due to a lack of alternative.

    Bygones.
     
  4. Giggles

    Giggles Forum Administrator
    Administrator Moderator Professional Stratics Veteran Social Media Liaison Campaign Supporter The Squirrel Empire

    Joined:
    May 12, 2008
    Messages:
    2,286
    Likes Received:
    1,817
    Red Skelton is the man. I always enjoyed watching him when I was a kid :)
     
  5. Flutter

    Flutter Always Present
    Stratics Veteran Alumni Stratics Legend

    Joined:
    May 12, 2004
    Messages:
    21,553
    Likes Received:
    3,840
    You're old.
     
  6. Llewen

    Llewen Grand Inquisitor
    Stratics Veteran Stratics Legend Campaign Supporter

    Joined:
    Mar 3, 2006
    Messages:
    4,771
    Likes Received:
    236
    People have very short term, selective memories, and when we start getting sentimental even those few memories we hold on to become pure fantasy...
     
  7. Giggles

    Giggles Forum Administrator
    Administrator Moderator Professional Stratics Veteran Social Media Liaison Campaign Supporter The Squirrel Empire

    Joined:
    May 12, 2008
    Messages:
    2,286
    Likes Received:
    1,817
    No I am not!!!! My Papa bought me the Red Skelton show collection. I didn't watch it on live tv!
     
  8. Flutter

    Flutter Always Present
    Stratics Veteran Alumni Stratics Legend

    Joined:
    May 12, 2004
    Messages:
    21,553
    Likes Received:
    3,840
    Uh-hu
    Whatever.