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Ron Swanson - Why Government Matters (HILARIOUS)

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William Hoang Posted: Wed, Sep 19 2012 4:58 PM

I don't watch Parks and Recreation but my friend showed me this video and thought it was pretty funny

kinda bad quality 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=so4vfI_GQaU

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It'll change by tonight but that's the most beautiful thing I've seen all day.

 

:EDIT:

Here's better quality, but it doesn't include the epilogue...

http://vimeo.com/23912176

 

And here's a the fullest version, but the moron captured the full screen, including his itunes player...

http://vimeo.com/24554205

 

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Okay wow.  This guy's obviously supposed to serve an Archie Bunker character function, but this is just great stuff...

 

 

 

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What tv show is this guy from?

“Since people are concerned that ‘X’ will not be provided, ‘X’ will naturally be provided by those who are concerned by its absence."
"The sweetest of minds can harbor the harshest of men.”

http://voluntaryistreader.wordpress.org

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He's from Parks and Recreation

Here's another great video - Pyramid of greatness (how do i embed videos)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V6c7Vw6R33E

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Don't you love how early on in the show Swanson is portrayed as being uncaring, but as he gets more screentime we get to see that he really does care about his friends? For example, in the fourth season when Andy is considering going back to college it's Swanson who ends up paying for his (Andy's) tuition. They should have used it as a chance to emphasize how libertarians are willing to be charitable to help others. 

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This is my favorite of his (the quality of it is.. okay; but it is the most of this side story I have ever seen):

This one is very good, too:

 

If I had a cake and ate it, it can be concluded that I do not have it anymore. HHH

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Here's another great video - Pyramid of greatness (how do i embed videos)

It goes like this:

[ view : (url) : 640 : 385 ]

The last two numbers are the recommended dimensions.

Here's your video embedded; simply replace the '(url)' with the actual url and remove all the spaces:

You can compare the example with the actual embedded video by checking this post. Hit 'Reply' and see.

 

If I had a cake and ate it, it can be concluded that I do not have it anymore. HHH

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ThatOldGuy:
This is my favorite of his (the quality of it is.. okay; but it is the most of this side story I have ever seen):

  You mean the one that was the OP of this thread, and the exact version I linked to in the second post?

 

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John James:
  You mean the one that was the OP of this thread, and the exact version I linked to in the second post?

Jeez... I even went through the process of finding the one in the OP and then finding the one you posted. I'm gonna go sit in the corner for a while.

 

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Jargon replied on Thu, Sep 20 2012 11:34 AM

Land & Liberty

The Anarch is to the Anarchist what the Monarch is to the Monarchist. -Ernst Jünger

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LeeO replied on Thu, Sep 20 2012 2:24 PM

He reminds me of the guy in this video starting at 3:15

 

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LeeO:
He reminds me of the guy in this video starting at 3:15

The filmmakers lost all their cred when the yellow shirt dad actually said "you don't think that the government does a good job with the schools?"  They could have easily built their straw man without jumping off that cliff.  Now they're just playing polemics.

 

...wait.  Was this supposed to be a pro-libertarian video?

 

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LeeO replied on Thu, Sep 20 2012 6:56 PM

...wait.  Was this supposed to be a pro-libertarian video?

It's libertarians making fun of themselves. I think they were doing serious outreach and decided to make a funny video along the way.

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s burgess replied on Fri, Sep 21 2012 7:12 PM

  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YDeKQdWc73k&feature=player_detailpage The Unauthorized History of New Zealand.comedy series going though new zealand   history with our most high profile  libertarian sir bob jones.also stars  in eating media lunch funny cripple wheel chair access bashing at the end  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dSr93HMUKCk&feature=player_detailpage

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