What's new
US Message Board 🦅 Political Discussion Forum

Register a free account today to become a member! Once signed in, you'll be able to participate on this site by adding your own topics and posts, as well as connect with other members through your own private inbox!

Is Hollywood Starting to See The Light?

red states rule

Senior Member
Joined
May 30, 2006
Messages
16,011
Reaction score
573
Points
48
It was a shocker to me, but some 80 plus Hollywood celebs signed a letter supporting the war on terror

What did not surprise me was the liberal MSM ignored the story.

Again if you do not watch Fox News, you have not heard about this


http://newsbusters.org/node/7063#comment
Media Ignore Celebs Against Terrorism
Posted by Matthew Sheffield on August 18, 2006 - 14:53.
Have you heard the news of the latest celebrity political pronouncement?

For those living in a cave, Bernie Mac, Nicole Kidman, Michael Douglas, Danny De Vito, Bruce Willis, and a host of other celebs recently signed an issue ad taking a standÂ…against terrorism.

Didn't hear about it? That's no surprise. According to Nexis, not a single American news organization other than Fox News Channel has covered it.

Say what you will about celebs "shutting up and singing," but the fact that this isn't getting nearly the coverage given to anti-Bush and anti-American rants of lesser lights like the Dixie Chicks or Michael Moore is a yet another nail in the coffin that the media in this country is sorely lacking in political diversity. (Full text and signers here.)

HURRAY FOR HOLLYWOOD:


NICOLE Kidman has made a public stand against terrorism.

The actress, joined by 84 other high-profile Hollywood stars, directors, studio bosses and media moguls, has taken out a powerfully-worded full page advertisement in today's Los Angeles Times newspaper.

It specifically targets "terrorist organisations" such as Hezbollah in Lebanon and Hamas in Palestine.

"We the undersigned are pained and devastated by the civilian casualties in Israel and Lebanon caused by terrorist actions initiated by terrorist organisations such as Hezbollah and Hamas," the ad reads.

"If we do not succeed in stopping terrorism around the world, chaos will rule and innocent people will continue to die.

"We need to support democratic societies and stop terrorism at all costs."
 

Gunny

Gold Member
Joined
Dec 27, 2004
Messages
44,689
Reaction score
6,854
Points
198
Location
The Republic of Texas
Not to disagree, but I haved to take the same stance on Hollywood stars that support the war that I take on those that don't. In a proper forum, no problem.

But, when celebrities abuse their access to the media, and or abuse being center-stage at a show to force their political views on others when they were paid for their entertainment abilities not their political opinions, I have to cry foul.

Naturally, I agree with those who support the war on terror, and it damned sure reflects in my purchasing power. However, when I go to a concert, I want to be entertained. I can hear political ranting at home on the tube. Or better yet, log on here and participate. THIS is a proper forum!;)
 

GotZoom

Senior Member
Joined
Apr 20, 2005
Messages
5,719
Reaction score
367
Points
48
Location
Cordova, TN
Being pro-WOT and pro-Bush isn't controversial.

The MSM doesn't care about non-controversial subjects.
 

dmp

Senior Member
Joined
May 12, 2004
Messages
13,088
Reaction score
747
Points
48
Location
Enterprise, Alabama
Nicole Kidman is ALL kinds of hot. :)
 
OP
red states rule

red states rule

Senior Member
Joined
May 30, 2006
Messages
16,011
Reaction score
573
Points
48
What was Tom Cruise thinking when he let her go?

But I was surprised to see liberal celebs siding with Pres Bush on this issue
 

GotZoom

Senior Member
Joined
Apr 20, 2005
Messages
5,719
Reaction score
367
Points
48
Location
Cordova, TN
What was Tom Cruise thinking when he let her go?

It was really the other way around. Most people think they split because she did not believe at all in Scientology (and they couldn't agree on how much involvement in their family it should be). Called it "crap," etc.
 

Bonnie

Senior Member
Joined
Jun 30, 2004
Messages
9,476
Reaction score
670
Points
48
Location
Wherever
What was Tom Cruise thinking when he let her go?

But I was surprised to see liberal celebs siding with Pres Bush on this issue

Cmon now that's an easy one to answer.

Dennis Hopper surprised me, a long way from his "Easy Rider "Days..........Some do grow up eventually:thup:
 

Stephanie

Diamond Member
Joined
Jul 11, 2004
Messages
70,230
Reaction score
10,862
Points
2,040
OR....
Maybe their starting to see their careers washing down the drain..

Call me Miss, suspicious..?

:dunno:
 
OP
red states rule

red states rule

Senior Member
Joined
May 30, 2006
Messages
16,011
Reaction score
573
Points
48
OR....
Maybe their starting to see their careers washing down the drain..

Call me Miss, suspicious..?

:dunno:

Like the Dixe Chicks, i.e. Saddam's Angels?
 

Adam's Apple

Senior Member
Joined
Apr 25, 2004
Messages
4,092
Reaction score
448
Points
48
Only a very small percentage of today’s Hollywood crowd will ever “see the light”, as you put it. The goal of the Hollywood crowd is to draw the rest of us into their non-reality, rather than their dealing with the reality of actual life.

But, like you, my hatÂ’s off to these few people who were willing to voice a different opinion than that sounded by HollywoodÂ’s ruling elite.
 

Stephanie

Diamond Member
Joined
Jul 11, 2004
Messages
70,230
Reaction score
10,862
Points
2,040
Only a very small percentage of today’s Hollywood crowd will ever “see the light”, as you put it. The goal of the Hollywood crowd is to draw the rest of us into their non-reality, rather than their dealing with the reality of actual life.

But, like you, my hatÂ’s off to these few people who were willing to voice a different opinion than that sounded by HollywoodÂ’s ruling elite.

I have to admit, that I might have been wrong to say I was suspicious of these actors.... I've been reading a lot, where their coming under a lot of attacks for signing this.....

So, I will agree with you now, AA...
And say, my hats off for them who signed......

You all can read this if you like....
Hollywood "Zionists" Under Attack After Anti-Terror Ad Release!
http://gatewaypundit.blogspot.com/
This right there, is why I changed my mind.....
 

Eightball

Senior Member
Joined
Oct 13, 2004
Messages
1,359
Reaction score
253
Points
48
Was Sen. McCarthy really out in left field when he was making headlines back in the 50's trying to "root" out communists from the Hollywood crowd of that day?

The Senator's life and reputation were gradually ruined by the MSM.

He was made out to be a "wacko".

I think we could use a few more Senator McCarthy's with his zeal, nowadays to root out all the anti-american sympathizers that have infiltrated all three branches of our government.
........
 

William Joyce

Chemotherapy for PC
Joined
Jan 23, 2004
Messages
9,758
Reaction score
1,153
Points
190
Location
Caucasiastan
Was Sen. McCarthy really out in left field when he was making headlines back in the 50's trying to "root" out communists from the Hollywood crowd of that day?

The Senator's life and reputation were gradually ruined by the MSM.

He was made out to be a "wacko".

I think we could use a few more Senator McCarthy's with his zeal, nowadays to root out all the anti-american sympathizers that have infiltrated all three branches of our government.
........

McCarthy is demonized because he got too close to The Tribe. The communists and socialists he targeted were largely Jews, though he never called them that, and his assistant, Roy Cohn, was a Jew. Still, Jews get out the knives for you whether you call them by name or not. That's why Tailgunner Joe is a "wacko" today, courtesy of the information conduit controllers. You will see a hundred movies about the "horrors" of McCarthyism, the evil of the Nazis, the bigotry of the Klan. But you will never see a movie about Jewish extermination of Arabs or Jewish takeover of Western media, government and law.

There is a single narrative allowed, and that is the story the Jews want told. You will hear no other versions until their power is broken.
 

Bonnie

Senior Member
Joined
Jun 30, 2004
Messages
9,476
Reaction score
670
Points
48
Location
Wherever

trobinett

Senior Member
Joined
Oct 25, 2004
Messages
1,832
Reaction score
162
Points
48
Location
Arkansas, The Ozarks
Was Sen. McCarthy really out in left field when he was making headlines back in the 50's trying to "root" out communists from the Hollywood crowd of that day?

The Senator's life and reputation were gradually ruined by the MSM.

He was made out to be a "wacko".

I think we could use a few more Senator McCarthy's with his zeal, nowadays to root out all the anti-american sympathizers that have infiltrated all three branches of our government.
........

Can't say I agree Eight, but YOU sir are NOT shy.

Interesting post.
 

manu1959

Left Coast Isolationist
Joined
Oct 28, 2004
Messages
13,761
Reaction score
1,651
Points
48
Location
california

Bonnie

Senior Member
Joined
Jun 30, 2004
Messages
9,476
Reaction score
670
Points
48
Location
Wherever
I have to admit, that I might have been wrong to say I was suspicious of these actors.... I've been reading a lot, where their coming under a lot of attacks for signing this.....

So, I will agree with you now, AA...
And say, my hats off for them who signed......

You all can read this if you like....
Hollywood "Zionists" Under Attack After Anti-Terror Ad Release!
http://gatewaypundit.blogspot.com/
This right there, is why I changed my mind.....

And think about the lunacy of that, that petition is in no way an endorsement of Bush but rather a petition of solidarity against terrorism, and YET the Lefties still have a problem with it. I can't figure out if much of Hollywood is Communist, Anti-semitic, or just plain stupid?? Maybe all of the above.
 

USMB Server Goals

Total amount
$115.00
Goal
$350.00

Most reactions - Past 7 days

Forum List

Top