Pryor: Vote for Me, I’m a Christian

Sen. Mark Pryor, a Democrat from Arkansas, is up for reelection in 2014 and he is pandering just as fast as he can with this ad that says, in essence, vote for me because I’m a Christian and I believe that the Bible has all the answers. To what questions, he does not say.

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  • hunter

    My guess is that Pryor is trying desperately to counteract his support for ENDA.

  • Reginald Selkirk

    … the Bible has all the answers. To what questions, he does not say.

    Is it kosher to eat four-legged insects? (Lev 11)

  • colnago80

    In addition, Pryor is a creationist.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1399822355 markmckee

    Yet just imagine if the Republicans take over the Senate. Thus I would suggest you hold your nose and vote for Pryor. I agree that getting normal Democrats is better than wacko Democrats, but a wacko Democrat is still better than an off the chart wacko Republican, which is kind of the only one you can get.

  • matty1

    The questions of course were from Accelerated Christian Education.

    A brief sample.

    Wisdom means

    a. a test

    b- Godly thinking

    c. tasty milk

    Macbeth was probably written to honour

    a. Macbeth

    b. Shakespeare

    c. King James I

    d. God

    whose ancestors cam from Scotland

    The whole blog looks worth reading by the way.

  • Reginald Selkirk

    God’s ancestors came from Scotland?

  • John Hinkle

    Who is he? Mark Pryor. What does he believe? The Bible. He approves of the commercial because of who he is (Mark Pryor) and what he believes (the Bible). And because of who he is and what he believes, that’s why he approves of it. And he approves of because…

    stack overflow

  • matty1

    God’s ancestors came from Scotland?

    Clearly, and there’s a lot more where that came from.

    Father made ascale drawing of our house.

    Scale drawing means

    a. a small picture

    b. fish skin

    c. a tent

    and my personal favourite

    Children played happily in the water spout

    Spout means.

    a. a stream of water

    b. two dry ducks

    c. playground

  • Chiroptera

    Yeah, where I live there was a candidate for County Commissioner or something that left a flyer on my door. One the the bullet points was “I am a Christian.” My thought was, if you think that’s relevant to the job, you’re probably not qualified.

  • Doug Little

    two dry ducks

    Sounds like something out of the urban dictionary. I don’t know for sure because I’m too scared to look.

  • Ben P

    Yet just imagine if the Republicans take over the Senate. Thus I would suggest you hold your nose and vote for Pryor. I agree that getting normal Democrats is better than wacko Democrats, but a wacko Democrat is still better than an off the chart wacko Republican, which is kind of the only one you can get.

    Arkansas is, in some ways, the last bastion of the blue dog democrats. Democrats that are otherwise socially conservative. There were lots of them around 10 years ago, a lot fewer after 2010 and 2012. They’re on the way out and Politico called Pryor “America’s most endangered senator” in 2014.

    I absolutely plan to vote for Pryor in this election, because he’s running against Tom Cotton Cotton is widely seen as a Paul Ryan/Ted Cruz esque rising star. He’s got a hell of a biography, BA and JD from Harvard, joined the Army in 2005, went to ranger school and did tours in Iraq and Afghanistan leading a platoon in the 101st airborne Div., Practiced as a lawyer, worked for McKinsey, and now “runs” a cattle farm in his hometown in Dardenelle Arkansas. (Population <5k)

    He's not been in congress for quite even a year yet. (Sworn in January 2nd, 2013). As of October 2013 he'd raised more than $2 million and TV commercials between the two sides have been running for 3-4 months already.

  • jnorris

    two dry ducks

    Hammer (Groucho): Now here is a little peninsula and here is a viaduct leading over to the mainland.

    Chico: Why a duck?

    The Cocoanuts (1929)

  • marcus

    @ 6 Reginald that is the silliest thing I’ve ever read! If God existed he would obviously be from Ireland.

  • caseloweraz

    People suffering from an illness or injury are treated by (doctors, veterinarians, dentists)

    ACE: The accelerated confusion exacerbator. Gingivitis is a disease, to give just one example of diseases dentists treat. I could even make a case of being treated by a veterinarian in an emergency.

  • caseloweraz

    !?: S/B “make a case for being treated”.

  • caseloweraz

    From Jonny Scaramanga’s blog:

    This is what Ofsted, Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Schools, says in their September 2011 document “Types of Independent Schools.”

    15. Accelerated Christian Education is a system promoted by an international organisation based in the USA known as the ‘School of Tomorrow’, and its aim is to provide ‘a God-centred curriculum’. There is an Accelerated Christian Education headquarters in the United Kingdom in Swindon, called ‘Christian Education Europe’. The organisation does not itself own or maintain schools, but it provides materials for use in institutions which subscribe to its philosophy. These schools operate a non-standard curriculum, delivered in a very distinctive way which many inspectors will find unusual. There is no specific dress code that inspectors need to adhere to.

    Check out his “Top 5 Lies” and “5 Even Worse Lies.” They’re in his Top Posts menu. The latter (from a recently purchased packet of ACE “lessons”) sums up the whole of ACE in one line: “They teach in this way because they expect students not to ask any questions.”

  • caseloweraz

    I just noticed the last line of “15”. I’m sure the inspectors will be gratified that they can dress however they like.

  • caseloweraz

    However, I am not gratified to learn that the “School of Tomorrow” is based in the U.S.

    Googling that title gave this as the first hit: http://www.aceministries.com/

    There’s also an ad. Shorn of its keywords, it’s at: http://www.christianbook.com/

    Neither one validates.

  • caseloweraz

    I could go on and on about ACE (is it true they’re responsible for the “Student Bloopers”?) but I’ll stop here.

    Let me wind down by saying that the video above makes me wish I could vote for “Pryor restraint” but I don’t cotton to Cotton.