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If you use Facebook, you've probably viewed your own personal one-minute video collage of, 'A Look Back.'

For their 10th Anniversary, Mark and the Facebook Team decided to highlight the best of your photos and posts going back to the day you joined. They did this for every Facebook member (all 1.23 billion of them), as sort of a thank you card. If you haven't seen yours, here is the link: https://www.facebook.com/...

Jeff Gates took it upon himself to create his own, 'A Look Back' for the GOP. He posted it on YouTube, February 6, 2014. With the same background music and Facebook theme, his short video contains infamous quotes by the likes of Anne Coulter, Rush Limbaugh, Michelle Bachmann and Todd 'Legitimate Rape' Akin. Gates also adds a few statistics. You know, special little gifts from the Republican Party - to the American people.

Here is his clever and concise little ditty, 'GOP: A Look Back':

Update: Just ran across this. Here is another Facebook 'Look Back' variation, on a much more serious note, from:
Moms Demand Action For Gun Sense In America
A SPECIAL "LOOK BACK" VIDEO OF GUN SALES ON FACEBOOK: Is your Facebook newsfeed flooded with #FacebookIs10 videos? Well, we have one for you that isn't filled with ex-girlfriends/boyfriends (awkward!) or baby pics... Instead of taking a "look back," we're taking a "closer look" at how Facebook makes it easy for guns to be bought and sold online - without criminal background checks.

SHARE our new video and ask your friends to SIGN our petition asking Facebook and Instagram to enact policies prohibiting gun sales: www.DemandAction.org/Facebook

https://www.facebook.com/...

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  •  Tip Jar (8+ / 0-)

    "In this world, hate has never yet dispelled hate. Only love can dispel hate." ~ Buddha

    by Leslie Salzillo on Fri Feb 07, 2014 at 11:24:41 AM PST

  •  Whoa, it's deja vu all over again! (2+ / 0-)
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    Leslie Salzillo, GAS

    And no, I still haven't joined Facebook after 10 years. But damn that video does highlight the Republican crazy. Though I still can't get over how surreal it seems set to that music. Thumbs down, indeed!

    Food processed to be nothing more than simple starches with two dozen flavorings and stabilizers added to make it appear to be food isn't "food". It's "feed" -- what you give to livestock to fatten them up for slaughter.

    by ontheleftcoast on Fri Feb 07, 2014 at 11:27:46 AM PST

  •  I liked mine actually n/t (2+ / 0-)
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    Leslie Salzillo, GAS

    "Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself." —Twain, Mark

    by not4morewars on Fri Feb 07, 2014 at 11:45:32 AM PST

  •  My FB "look back" was very "me" (1+ / 0-)
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    More words than pictures. (and unlike this YouTube GOP version, it moves too fast for people to read the words)

    “Texas is a so-called red state, but you’ve got 10 million Democrats here in Texas. And …, there are a whole lot of people here in Texas who need us, and who need us to fight for them.” President Obama

    by Catte Nappe on Fri Feb 07, 2014 at 01:19:37 PM PST

  •  Thanks for the Shoutout (0+ / 0-)

    Thanks, Leslie for the mention. I, too, liked my own FB video. But, then, I'm a sucker for sentimentality. But after a few days, it was clear that people either loved them or hated them (some, even, found them creepy). The wide reactions made this ripe for parody.

    As another commenter mentioned, it is surreal set to that music. That made it all the more interesting to do.

    I'm an artist with a political science degree. My latest project is the Chamomile Tea Party where I remix WWII propaganda posters with text about the rancor in American politics. I’m also a mild-mannered museum new media producer and social media wonk.

    by outtacontext on Sun Feb 09, 2014 at 06:25:23 AM PST

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