Monday, October 03, 2005

Post #1

I'm just not going to bother with subjects and titles and the like. If I think of something creative later, I'll go with that.

As promised, I'm going to tell the story of Kofi Annan and the ABCs.
Dr. Skousen was in New York for a conference. He told us Tuesday would be our "last class...for the week...unless I die, I suppose." He's a funny man. Anyhow, I came home and plopped down on my couch to see what was on TV. Sesame Street popped up, so I stuck around while I made lunch. One sketch (do you call them sketches on Sesame Street? I really don't know) started with a bunch of monsters, like Grover, Elmo, Telly, and the like, arguing amongst themselves about whose turn it was to sing. In the midst of all of this, an elderly African gentleman steps in and asks what's going on.

"Who are you?" the monsters ask.

"I'm Kofi Annan, the Secretary-General of the United Nations," he calmly replies. "What is the problem?"

So they were all arguing about whose turn it was to sing the alphabet song. Kofi Annan solves the problem by suggesting that everyone sing together. So the six monsters and Kofi Annan, Secretary-General of the UN, sing the ABCs together.

It gets better, if you can believe it.

After they're all done, one of the monsters wants to hug him to show its appreciation. Other monsters also want to do the same, and so another fight breaks out. Finally, Telly says, "Hey! I know! Let's solve this the United Nations way - together!"

I was howling with laughter at this point. It may have been the funniest thing I had seen in my entire life. You can't beat Sesame Street for leftist propaganda.

5 comments:

Toasteroven said...

Didn't Sesame Street used to do some right-wing propaganda too? Or is that just my imagination?

bawb said...

Hah! Welcome to the blogosphere.

Thirdmango said...

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kirsa said...

Dr. Skousen is cool (I think, if he's the person that I'm thinking of and I'm not making things up in my head, I'm pretty sure I took a class from him but not entirely certain). Sesame Street about the U.N. sounds highly entertaining. I wonder if I can find a copy of it to watch somewhere...

In other news, I have no idea who you are, followed a link to your blog from somebody else's blog, so hi.

Wong Online PoKér Hu said...

Kofi Annan is man worthy of numerous distinctions. One of them is his ability to make ammends and make fierce adversaries shake their hands. It is an amazing thought that he is able to clam ther sea and impose his will.