This year, President Bush's State of the Union address is scheduled for Tuesday, January 23, 2007 at 9pm (Eastern). It should be broadcast on all major networks and cable news/political networks.
For online coverage, go to http://www.c-span.org/executive/stateoftheunion.asp.
# of Drinks
Every time he says....
“The state of our union is strong…” (or some version of this)
+1 if he breaks down in tears
small 1surge quick 1 Iraq 1 Baghdad 1 "sectarian violence" 1 Car Bomb
terror (however it’s pronounced)
1, with your hands behind your backMahmoud Ahmadinejad 2 (+1 if he pronounces it correctly)
Saddam Hussein or Saddam
1elections 1 if referring to another country's
2 if referring to the 2006 midterms freedom 1 Homeland 1 if followed by "Security"; 2 if another context "Bring it on" Arm-wrestle the person next to you; loser drinks
bipartisan or bipartisanship
2 (+1 if followed by giggle or chuckle)
"addicted to oil"
shot of extra-virgin olive oilMedicare or Medicaid wait a really long time to get a drink you really need education 1 (+1 if mispronounced) "human-animal hybrid" What do centaurs and mermaids drink, anyway?? "illegal immigration" 1 shot of cerveza/tequila
God (or any euphemism for God)
2sacrifice 1 - in the context of the armed forces
2 - for civilians "fiscal discipline" or "smaller government" or "responsible government" if you're a:
shout "Oh, the humanity!", take 1 shotethanol*
* With all of the ethanol "serious players" of this game will consume, they will be their own alternative energy source by about 10pm.
We think you can figure this one out...evil or evildoers 2 Ban Ki Moon shot of kimchi-infused vodka Mark Foley one shot of Scotch, aged 16 years "macaca" Invite George Allen for a drink - he doesn't have anything better to do...
"Don't mess with Texas!"
Locate the nearest Texan; mess with him/her; then drink
Every time he....
praises a Democrat by name
1....if that Democrat is not Joe Lieberman 3 uses a Bushism (i.e. says something that's not really a word, other than “nukular”) 1 references a mistake he/his administration has made pinch yourself, take shot to ease the confusion and disbelief announces a new initiative 1
Every time the camera shows....
the First Lady
and pat yourself on the back for being able to identify your congressman/woman
shot, taken without moving any facial muscles
+1 if surrounded by children
+1 if it looks like they're kicking each other under the desk
1Tom Tancredo, announced presidential candidate 10 pesos-worth of tequila, yell something in Spanish a "special guest" who is introduced by the President
1a "special guest" who is a member of the armed forces 1
a standing ovation from HALF of Congress
if the speech is under an hour
Finish your drink and have another beer
DEMOCRATIC RESPONSE BONUS GAME
any reference to the 2006 midterm elections
if you’ve never heard of the Democrat delivering the response
1any mention of how the Dems hope to ride roughshod over President Bush
1if he starts laughing uncontrollably
Dems: join in the laughter
GOP: sob, reservedly
Both: 2 shots
Greens & Independents: Still no drink for you!
grunt, drink, smash beer can on forehead