If John Lennon had lived would he have changed our history?

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  1. tired

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    I thought back to where I was when I heard the news about lennon's murder and it dawned on me that had he lived or never been shot his incredible political influence with baby boomers and more might have changed the course of American and even world history.

    1/ would his influence against war had helped squash the Iraq war?

    2/ would his liberal ideals maybe had helped tip the 2000 election in gores favor?

    3/ would he have come out against Giuliani and Bloomberg?

    4/ would he have gone on the stern show?

    Man something tells me this fucker that killed him might not have been working alone when you consider the influence lennon had on so many people at the time.
     
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    Avery Well-Known Member Banned User

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    He would sing an "Imagine", "Instant Karma" and "Jealous Guy" melody at the end of every award show like Paul does with his songs.
     
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    he would be selling songs to sell cars.
     
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    Yoko never would have let him do anything truly radical, she was always all about the money.
     
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    But there is no way he would have done stern, right?
     
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    Turtle Man Hello Darling

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    no
     
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    LaserT You have to have fun.

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    "So john who had the biggest penis in the band?

    "Who had the thickest cock? You had to have taken a look, John!"
     
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    He tried to change the world and the government stopped him cold.
     
  9. 1Vegasgirl

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    His political ideals were changing as he matured. He supported Ronald Reagan.
     
  10. Hugh Blowmont

    Hugh Blowmont Just be funny

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    Had he not been shot:

    1. He would have insisted Yoko have a solo in "Do They Know Its Christmas" and totally fucking ruined it.

    2. Would have railed against public schools, while sending Sean to the finest private schools.

    3. Would have continued to cheat on Yoko, contract AIDS and died by 1989.

    Ironically, Yoko would not get AIDS and as she does today, would inflict her horrific vocals on the world...
     
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    If he had lived, I think he would have divorced Yoko.
     
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    I like the fact that billionaires could tell the plebs, "All you need is love."
     
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    I invented that VIP Extreme Gold POTY Politics

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    all while in a drugged out stupor.
     
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    I just spent a few minutes thinking about the OPs question. I'm drawing a blank. Nope, nothing.
     
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    People of earth ..hi how are you? :hw:
     
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    He was a fucking singer. So no.
     
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    I was 12. But I know now the kind of influence he had on his followers. It was like a cult of lennon. And some was justified because remember talking anti establishment and anti war back then wasn't always the best thing for a carreer.

    You would have to believe that someone with such stron opinions would have used mass media to influence many and the numbers might have been enough to change many things that were squeakers either way.
     
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    Howard would ruin the interview but, back then. I probably would have loved it.

    Howard: Did you ever have sex with (insert hot girl of the day here). (Loni Anderson, Morgan Fairchild)

    Lennon: No

    Howard: Oh man, what was that like? She's so hot. I'm touching myself under the desk.
     
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    dying young is a great career move for an entertainer. lennon by the time of his murder was a "new york celebrity" mostly. nobody would want to see a old presley, monroe, jackson or lennon prowling around.
     
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    Imagine there's no stupid threads
    It isn't hard to do