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Help! I'm a Hollywood Republican!
The Jewish Press ^ | Robert J. Avrech

Posted on 08/21/2005 6:00:12 PM PDT by alan alda

Help! I`m A Hollywood Republican!

By Robert J. Avrech

I am a Hollywood screenwriter. I have written feature films, episodic television, movies for network and cable. An Emmy Award for the screenplay for my film “The Devil’s Arithmetic” sits over the fireplace in our living room. I have won numerous awards and I have, thank God, made a good living in Hollywood. For an Orthodox boy from Brooklyn raised during the 60’s and 70’s, when all my classmates were bred to be doctors, dentists and accountants, I was obsessed — unnaturally so — with the movies.

For a considerable period of time, I kept my level of Jewish observance a secret. I did not wear my yarmulke to Hollywood meetings. I understood, on the deepest level, that wearing your religion on your sleeve would be professional suicide. I understood that though Hollywood professed to be “open and tolerant,” when it came to religion — any religion, except for something harmless and fashionable like new-age Buddhism — Hollywood was as open as, well, the KKK.

In truth, most Hollywood people have been perfectly respectful of my Orthodoxy. In fact, several have gone out of their way to accommodate the shooting schedules of the films I’ve been involved with. Usually, these have been the Gentiles. The Jews are another story entirely.

This brings me to my second secret life.

I’m a Republican. A heretofore secret Hollywood Republican. I know men and women who are heavy drug addicts and they have no problem finding employment in Hollywood. I know men and women who are gambling addicts and they work pretty regularly. There’s even a director who was arrested for child molestation and yet was hired by Disney — yes, Disney — to helm a picture, and people defended this decision by saying even child molesters have a right to work. I would bet my bottom dollar that all these people are on the correct side of the political spectrum. They are liberal democrats.

Me, I’m a Republican. A conservative Republican. I believe passionately in free market capitalism. I believe in the Second Amendment, i.e., the right to bear arms (I even own several guns and go to the shooting range with friends from shul several times a month). I despise communism and fascism, and I believe there is a special place in hell for Islamic totalitarians and their Western apologists — probably 99.9 percent of Hollywood people.

Let’s be clear about one thing. Hollywood people are glamorous. But that’s about it. They are ill informed about jihad. They are ill informed about Islam. They are ill informed about Israel, the PA, Iraq, Afghanistan. They are ill informed about U.S. history, the Constitution, etc. The truth is, the movie people I’ve met are ignorant about most everything — save the weekend grosses of the top ten films. That they know like human computers.

Like most Brooklyn Jews, I was raised a Democrat, voted Democrat for years and years, and believed, absolutely, that Republicans were evil. That’s what we were taught from birth, right? Democrats are for the poor and the oppressed, and Republicans are for rich people and big corporations. Who questioned such sophisticated political analysis?

But as I grew older and watched the Democratic party turn into an alien entity run by vulgar race hustlers and anti-Semites cloaked as “mere” anti-Zionists — an alien entity that increasingly refused to confront, much less despise, communism — I realized that this was no longer the party that reflected my national or my Jewish aspirations.

The presidency of Jimmy Carter was the last straw. The man was truly ineffectual. I switched to the Republicans and never looked back.

Hollywood, once upon a time, was one of the most patriotic colonies on the planet. During World War II, Frank Capra made a series of propaganda films titled “Why We Fight.” Marlene Dietrich put herself through a most grueling schedule visiting and entertaining our troops and selling war bonds. Jimmy Stewart joined the Air Force. Numerous movie stars put their careers on hold to help the war effort. These men and women loved America and understood who the enemy was and why the enemy had to be not only defeated but obliterated from the face of the earth.

Look at Hollywood now. Sean Penn goes to Iraq and apologizes for American war crimes. Hollywood’s patron saint is Michael Moore, its liturgy his package of lies, the movie “Fahrenheit 9/11.” When this film had its Hollywood premiere, the red carpet was choked with stars just dying to make an anti-Bush statement. We’re talking about movie stars who know basically nothing about politics. To call them fools would be generous. I have spent time with too many of these people, and believe me, if you’re not talking about how beautiful or how talented they are, the conversation sort of just dies.

It is, I kid you not, a badge of honor in Hollywood to hate America. These airheads who have amassed millions through the free market economy constantly spout nonsense about the need for a Scandinavian style socialist government. They don’t even know that the Scandinavian countries are economic basket cases. I’m not making this up. They actually cruise Sunset Strip in their Bentleys and accuse Republicans of being greedy.

Let’s not forget that at the 2004 Democratic National Convention Michael Moore was given a seat of honor next to — who else? — Jimmy Carter. And the speaker who received the longest standing ovation was none other than the Rev. Al Sharpton, America’s most visible race hustler since Jesse Jackson. It was as though the party had been taken over by the Three Stooges. And Hollywood loved it, showering the Dems with more money than ever.

The political divide in Hollywood is now being felt in the most important quarter: the war against Islamic terrorism. Basically, Hollywood denies that such a war exists.

Script #1: I was recently hired to write a movie for a cable station about the war on terrorism. I was flown to New York where I had a long meeting with the head of the network about what he wanted. He described it thus: “I want a hard-hitting multi-character story about terrorism, with one storyline that emphasizes how someone can be reached through education.”

Okay, that sounded pretty good. My juices were flowing. This is the kind of material I specialize in. Humanistic but with some good action scenes.

And then the head of the network started talking about President Bush. He accused him of being anti-Semitic.

I was flabbergasted. You may disagree with President Bush’s policies, you may not like his speeches or the way he butchers the English language, but gee willikers, no American president has shown such friendship to Jews and to Israel as this fine man. I tried to lay out a few facts, but the head of the network — Jewish, naturally — just brushed them aside. Don’t bother me with facts, he was saying, I believe what I believe and that’s the end of the conversation.

I should have interpreted this as a warning of what was to come and not taken the job. But I did.

After handing in the first draft, I was told that the character of the Islamic suicide bomber was not acceptable. I was told that my portrayal was “insensitive.” After the second draft I was ordered to remove the mosque where a dissident group was vying for control from the more moderate Muslims. And now, five drafts later, here’s what the screenplay has turned into: The Islamic terrorists who properly dominated the original draft are now minor players. American militia members, ala Timothy McVeigh, are now the bad guys.

When I tried to explain that American militia members are hardly a threat to anyone now that the back of the militia movement has been broken through a series of lawsuits, the executives stared right through me. When I confront these people with the truth they look at me as if I am some visitor from some foreign planet.

Which I guess I am.

This film is no longer about terrorism. It’s no longer about…anything. It’s a mess. A jumble of conflicting story lines that can never cohere because the network executives, all proud Democrats, refuse to admit that Islamic terror exists. I was actually told in one meeting that “Jewish terrorists” in Israel are just as dangerous as Arab terrorists. I stared at the executives and felt my blood pressure rise. Jewish terrorists? What Jewish terrorists? What universe are these people living in? Are they just making this stuff up as they go along? Are they even aware that they are lying? Do they even care? Or do they truly believe the nonsense they spout? If they do, then I am truly frightened.

Further, I was lectured that I was anti-Islamic and my screenplay proved it because most of my Islamic characters were terrorists. I tried to calmly and rationally explain that it was Islamic terrorists who sawed off Daniel Pearl’s head; Islamic terrorists who brought down the Twin Towers; Islamic terrorists who blew up the USS Cole; and Islamic terrorists who routinely butcher Israeli men, women and children.

“Israel is different,” the Jewish producers self-righteously lectured me. “If not for the occupation, blah, blah, blah....Besides, we don’t deal in stereotypes...”

In fact, these Hollywood executives do not deal in or care about truth. Did I mention that they are all active Democrats who consider Republicans war mongers, racists, homophobes and just plain evil idiots?

By the way, if ever you should get into a contract negotiation with any of these kind and gentle Democrats, you’ll be lucky to walk away with your undershirt. Talk about brutal. You have not experienced pain until your lawyer calls to inform you that your regular deal has been somewhat modified — meaning you’re about to get murdered financially by some star who just minutes ago was on TV cradling some starving African child.

I have to admit that I have given up on this script. My agent called me up and told me the producers were sensing that I was being “difficult.” Understand, difficult in Hollywood-speak is a lot like getting the plague in medieval Europe. If you are known as difficult in Hollywood, You... Do...Not...Work. Exit parnassah.

My agent, a wonderful woman, told me, “Just do what they want and walk. It’s only a movie.”

Every day, I step into my office and write the words to the script. Every night, I go to bed and repeat to myself the mantra “It’s only a movie. It’s only a movie.” So why is that I cannot sleep — have not, in fact, been able to sleep for weeks and weeks?

Script #2. I have been hired to write a bio-pic about a very famous Republican talk-show host. A man who has revolutionized the radio format. I decide that I’m going to be up front with the studio executives.

“I’m not going to assassinate this man,” I explain. “If that’s what you want, get another writer.”

“No, no, we want you to do it because you have such a good feel for character. Just be honest.”

I’m a moron. I believe them.

I go off and write the script. I hand it in and walk into a firestorm of a meeting. I’ve been too gentle with the talk-show host, they say.

“How?” I ask.

“Well, look at what he’s done to this country,” an executive challenges.

“What, he has 25 million daily listeners who adore him. What’s he ever done except almost self-destruct on pain killers — which I portray in all its awful detail.”

“But he’s a hypocrite!”

“In what way?”

“Well, he talks about family values and look how many times he’s been divorced!”

Have they read the script? The script goes into why the man cannot make a true love match. He’s a sad man. He’s a lonely man.

I ask a really stupid question: “Have any of you ever listened to him?”

They gaze at me as if I’m last week’s trash.

Just as I suspected. Not one of them has ever listened to his show. They all agree he’s not worth listening to.

A few weeks later I’m replaced by a writer who’s a well-known Democrat. My agent tells me that this new writer is absolutely murdering this decent talk show host. Making stuff up, no doubt.

You see, Democrats in Hollywood, and pretty much everywhere, are not satisfied with debating the rights and wrongs of issues. It always comes down to personal attacks. Republicans are not just wrong, we’re evil. This talk show host is not simply wrong, he’s a lying hypocrite.

It’s enough to make a grown man weep.

Last year the Dutch film director Theo Van Gogh was murdered in Holland at the hands of Islamic extremists. It was a gruesome murder. There was not one word of protest from the Hollywood community. Because of liberal political correctness, the 2002 version of Tom Clancy’s “The Sum of All Fears” transformed Palestinian terrorists into European neo-Nazis.

The Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR) has been leaning very heavily on Hollywood the past few years and the film industry is, frankly, terrified. According to CAIR, not a single Muslim should ever be portrayed as a terrorist on film, reality be damned.

The sad truth is that behind the dashing and courageous Hollywood characters up on the screen sit a bunch of cowards. A group of craven men and women who have little love for this country and who have no idea that Islamic terrorists are working hard to bring down the foundations of civilization.

These Hollywood liberals spend their lives negotiating. They believe that when the time comes they will sit down with Osama bin Laden and cut a deal. Imagine how surprised they’ll be when the cold blade hits their necks. Imagine their shock when they realize there is no negotiating with barbarians; that Osama makes no distinctions between Democrats and Republicans, between observant Jew and Buddhist chanting Jew. I hope it never comes to that, but imagine such a story line.

Actually, it would make a pretty good movie. I should try and pitch it.

(Robert J. Avrech’s screenwriting credits include “A Stranger Among Us” and the Emmy-winning “The Devil’s Arithmetic.” His novel “The Hebrew Kid and the Apache Maiden” has garnered rave reviews. He writes about Hollywood, politics and his family on his blog www.seraphicsecret.com.)


TOPICS: Arts/Photography; Government; History; Miscellaneous; Music/Entertainment; Politics; Religion
KEYWORDS: hollywood; hollywoodright; israel; jews; liberalism; politics

1 posted on 08/21/2005 6:00:13 PM PDT by alan alda
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To: alan alda; Victoria Delsoul; Kelly_2000; kstewskis
Wow... an amazing article.

Unfortunately, not surprising.

2 posted on 08/21/2005 6:09:58 PM PDT by Northern Yankee (Freedom Needs A Soldier)
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To: alan alda

Great article.


3 posted on 08/21/2005 6:13:42 PM PDT by SkyPilot
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To: alan alda

Well stated personal experience in a dying industry. (Yes, I mean that)


4 posted on 08/21/2005 6:20:18 PM PDT by HallowThisGround (http://www.opiniontimes.com)
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To: Northern Yankee; alan alda
Wow... an amazing article.

Indeed a good, and sad commentary..

Why did the term "the enemy within" keep ringing through my head while reading through this article?

5 posted on 08/21/2005 6:22:20 PM PDT by kstewskis ("I don't know what I know, but I know that it's big..." Jerry Fletcher)
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To: alan alda; arasina
Fascinating read!

Talk about a tough place to work and still retain your soul.

6 posted on 08/21/2005 6:31:51 PM PDT by F16Fighter
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To: F16Fighter
Talk about a tough place to work and still retain your soul.

No kidding. And wow! It is indeed a fascinating read! Tanks fer da ping, yer Onnuh. :-]

7 posted on 08/21/2005 6:49:25 PM PDT by arasina (So there.)
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To: arasina
"Tanks fer da ping, yer Onnuh. :-]"

Theynks fer da strokin', Specialina.

Btw, dat how day're toekin' een Indianer theys'er days? :-D

8 posted on 08/21/2005 7:07:08 PM PDT by F16Fighter
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To: F16Fighter
Hayk no. We's hicks. :o)

This thread needs a BUMP so more people will read the article.


NO to 'Specialina', Darlin'.

9 posted on 08/21/2005 7:15:59 PM PDT by arasina (So there.)
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To: alan alda


Marking place.


10 posted on 08/21/2005 7:18:39 PM PDT by onyx (North is a direction. South is a way of life.)
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To: arasina
No "Specialina"??

Lol...

Well then there's:

Bella Beautifina?

La Teresina?

Polla Pookina?

Mio Pastafina? (Hmmm, I'm getting hungry)

11 posted on 08/21/2005 7:28:54 PM PDT by F16Fighter
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To: F16Fighter

Stop it already! Yuh crackin' me up, Jaybo. (heh heh)


12 posted on 08/21/2005 7:48:55 PM PDT by arasina (So there.)
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To: arasina
"Jaybo. (heh heh)"

Don't make me spank you, arasinafina-koo-koo-kuh-cheena.

13 posted on 08/21/2005 8:42:18 PM PDT by F16Fighter
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To: F16Fighter
Oh, yeah. That's a pet name that's really gonna stick. arasinafina-koo-koo-kuh-cheena. ROFL! I will admit to liking the koo-koo part. Captures my essence so beautifully. (+)
14 posted on 08/21/2005 8:47:00 PM PDT by arasina (So there.)
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To: arasina
"I will admit to liking the koo-koo part. Captures my essence so beautifully. (+)"

Lol, then Koo-Koo-Kuhsina it shall be :-D...

But I'm wondering what... ahem... (+) is?

15 posted on 08/21/2005 9:00:15 PM PDT by F16Fighter
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To: alan alda
It's time for the decent people in Hollywood to get together and form another film colony. They have writers, technicians, producers, directors, and actors. They could make films that the rest of America actually wants to see. Imagine that!
16 posted on 08/21/2005 9:24:14 PM PDT by McGavin999 ("You must call evil by it's name" GW Bush ......... It's name is Terror)
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To: BurbankKarl

Ping!


17 posted on 08/21/2005 9:26:08 PM PDT by Clemenza (Proud "Free Traitor" & Capitalist Pig)
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To: McGavin999; operation clinton cleanup; Mo1; sweetliberty; null and void; SunkenCiv; Blurblogger; ...

pinging yall to an interesting article


18 posted on 08/21/2005 9:28:23 PM PDT by ValerieUSA
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To: ValerieUSA; doug from upland; writer33; LS; dead; bitt; speedy; Joe 6-pack; Mudboy Slim
Hollywood people are glamorous. But that’s about it. They are ill informed about jihad. They are ill informed about Islam. They are ill informed about Israel, the PA, Iraq, Afghanistan. They are ill informed about U.S. history, the Constitution, etc. The truth is, the movie people I’ve met are ignorant about most everything — save the weekend grosses of the top ten films


Thanks for the ping! BUMP
19 posted on 08/21/2005 9:45:42 PM PDT by The Spirit Of Allegiance (SAVE THE BRAINFOREST! Boycott the RED Dead Tree Media & NUKE the DNC Class Action Temper Tantrum!)
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To: Northern Yankee; Alberta's Child
To call them fools would be generous. I have spent time with too many of these people, and believe me, if you’re not talking about how beautiful or how talented they are, the conversation sort of just dies.

These people are pitifully shallow and crave so much attention and adulation that they love to preach about politics -something they know nothing about- with so much authority. The problem with this way of thinking is that it's reflected in their movies and TV Shows, and a lot of people in America and around the world get their “facts” from movies like Fahrenheit 9/11.

What's most ironic is the Jews in Hollywood -the bigwigs- praising and protecting the Islamic terrorists and trashing American patriots. What these dunces fail to see is that Islamic terrorists will cut their throats off without hesitation and in a NY minute at the first chance they get. Islamic extremists hate Hollywood for what it represents. They see it as the cradle of immorality and degeneration. They don't make exceptions whether they're conservatives or terrorist sympathizers. The same applies to English speaking people. The terrorists won't hesitate to kill them as long as they speak English regardless where they come from.

Canada has been praising the fact it has opposed as they called it --to the US-led invasion and occupation of Iraq-- and its proud for not having contributed troops to the coalition forces, thus the terrorists should never touch them. Just recently the fanatics killed a Canadian man.

I should emphasize however, that the Islamic terrorists are against the whole world. In Iraq, they have already seized and killed hundreds of foreigners including Iraqis, whether for ransom or just for being an infidel.

If only the bigwigs in Hollywood would understand the facts, they wouldn't be acting so foolishly.

BTW, did you notice how Robert Avrech (the author) was asked to write about Rush Limbaugh but in a negative light?

Script #2. I have been hired to write a bio-pic about a very famous Republican talk-show host. A man who has revolutionized the radio format. I decide that I’m going to be up front with the studio executives.

“I’m not going to assassinate this man,” I explain. “If that’s what you want, get another writer.”

“No, no, we want you to do it because you have such a good feel for character. Just be honest.”

I’m a moron. I believe them.

I go off and write the script. I hand it in and walk into a firestorm of a meeting. I’ve been too gentle with the talk-show host, they say.

“How?” I ask.

“Well, look at what he’s done to this country,” an executive challenges.

“What, he has 25 million daily listeners who adore him. What’s he ever done except almost self-destruct on pain killers — which I portray in all its awful detail.”

“But he’s a hypocrite!”

“In what way?”

“Well, he talks about family values and look how many times he’s been divorced!”

20 posted on 08/21/2005 9:49:39 PM PDT by Victoria Delsoul
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To: Victoria Delsoul

Good post. I'm kinda surprised this guy hasn't changed careers yet.


21 posted on 08/21/2005 9:54:27 PM PDT by Alberta's Child (I ain't got a dime, but what I got is mine. I ain't rich, but Lord I'm free.)
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To: Blurblogger; Slings and Arrows; Kenny Bunk; Zacs Mom; JLO; Alamo-Girl

writer33 should like this...


22 posted on 08/21/2005 9:54:53 PM PDT by bitt ('We will all soon reap what the ignorant are now sowing.' Victor Davis Hanson)
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To: alan alda
SoddomWood-where censorship is alive and well!

Pray for W and Our Freedom Fighters

23 posted on 08/21/2005 9:57:58 PM PDT by bray (Pray for the Freedom of the Iraqis from Islam)
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To: Alberta's Child

I don't think he still writes for them.


24 posted on 08/21/2005 9:58:30 PM PDT by Victoria Delsoul
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To: nutmeg

read later


25 posted on 08/21/2005 10:01:16 PM PDT by nutmeg ("We're going to take things away from you on behalf of the common good." - Hillary Clinton 6/28/04)
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To: Victoria Delsoul
From reading the article, I got the sense that he's sort of a free-lance screenwriter.

Maybe he should get into a more respectable profession -- like maybe engineering. LOL.

26 posted on 08/21/2005 10:02:03 PM PDT by Alberta's Child (I ain't got a dime, but what I got is mine. I ain't rich, but Lord I'm free.)
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To: Alberta's Child

LOL. Yep it'll take him a couple of months to become an Engineer and it's really easy, too.


27 posted on 08/21/2005 10:07:28 PM PDT by Victoria Delsoul
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To: Victoria Delsoul
LOL!!

This engineer is up way too late tonight, and I have to get to bed ASAP or else I'll be late for work tomorrow.

Hope to see you here for a while tomorrow night!

AC

28 posted on 08/21/2005 10:11:47 PM PDT by Alberta's Child (I ain't got a dime, but what I got is mine. I ain't rich, but Lord I'm free.)
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To: alan alda; Alouette
Even William Goldman said he started writing books because he had to have some venue where his writing wasn't completely destroyed by producers with their own ideas.

Mr. Avrech recently wrote a book for young readers called: "The Hebrew Kid and the Apache Maiden", published by his new publishing house, Seraphic Press. I think he should also make his own production house where all the frustrated Republican writers can go and make good stuff.


29 posted on 08/21/2005 10:13:20 PM PDT by Cinnamon Girl (OMGIIHIHOIIC ping list)
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To: Alberta's Child

Nighty night, AC. I still have the next week off, so I'll be around (hopefully) lol.

Don't forget to check the little icon out, and let me know if you can see it.

Have a good one. Be good now.


30 posted on 08/21/2005 10:13:37 PM PDT by Victoria Delsoul
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To: alan alda

Well conceived and well written. Great piece.


31 posted on 08/21/2005 10:15:14 PM PDT by doug from upland (The Hillary documentary is coming -- INDICTING HILLARY)
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To: Victoria Delsoul
Don't forget to check the little icon out, and let me know if you can see it.

Thanks for reminding me. Will do.

32 posted on 08/21/2005 10:17:57 PM PDT by Alberta's Child (I ain't got a dime, but what I got is mine. I ain't rich, but Lord I'm free.)
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To: Alberta's Child
I thought you were sleeping already. LOL.

Night.

33 posted on 08/21/2005 10:18:50 PM PDT by Victoria Delsoul
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To: alan alda

http://www.seraphicpress.com/archives/2004/12/download_the_he.php

Whoa! check this out! He's got his own blog and you can download his entire book, "The Hebrew Kid and the Apache Maiden", there!


34 posted on 08/21/2005 10:20:40 PM PDT by bad company (when you hinder the war effort of one side, you help the other.)
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To: Blurblogger

Thanks for the ping, BB. Yep. It's like one big liberal incestuous relationship there in Hollywood.


35 posted on 08/21/2005 10:23:35 PM PDT by writer33 (Rush Limbaugh walks in the footsteps of giants: George Washington, Thomas Paine and Ronald Reagan.)
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To: alan alda
Amazing article...

I found it fascinating.

The writer....whose perspective I enjoy and agree with....thinks the left is anti-Jewish disguised as anti-Zionist.

The Jewish network honcho thinks Bush is an anti-semite Christian wingnut and wants a movie to denigrate them to project his own perspectives I assume. (we see a lot of that sadly)

So I'm left wondering that Jews...whether observant or secular seem obsessed...or maybe concerned is a better word over how folks react to Jewishness.

The left is anti-Semite to a Conservative Jew'

The right is anti-Semite to a Secular Jew.

Amazing stuff....kinda Woody Allenish

Other than all that.....which not being Jewish I can't really relate to....I thought the author said about everything I feel and have recognized in Hollywood since I became an adult.
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36 posted on 08/21/2005 10:39:36 PM PDT by wardaddy (thinking.....)
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To: alan alda

BUMP for a terrific article!

I feel for this guy. I really do. It's one thing to do "work for hire" and be asked to write drivel. ("Oh, John, you big hunk of man! You have saved me and all the children at the orphanage too!") But it's quite another to be asked to write outright lies. Not only that, but lies that affect our nation. I'm tempted to print out this article and pass it out to every Democrat I know.


37 posted on 08/21/2005 11:43:29 PM PDT by Hetty_Fauxvert (Kelo must GO!! ..... http://sonoma-moderate.blogspot.com/)
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To: alan alda; bitt; McGavin999
"It's time for the decent people in Hollywood to get together and form another film colony. They have writers, technicians, producers, directors, and actors. They could make films that the rest of America actually wants to see. Imagine that!"Thank heaven's for heroes!!

38 posted on 08/22/2005 1:55:27 AM PDT by Zacs Mom (Proud wife of a Marine! ... and purveyor of "rampant, unedited dialogue")
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To: arasina
This thread needs a BUMP so more people will read the article.

Agreed.

39 posted on 08/22/2005 3:15:55 AM PDT by SkyPilot
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To: kstewskis
Why did the term "the enemy within" keep ringing through my head while reading through this article?

So ole Joe McCarthy was right after all. No wonder the left continues to pillar him.

40 posted on 08/22/2005 3:55:24 AM PDT by Northern Yankee (Freedom Needs A Soldier)
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To: Victoria Delsoul
Yeah... these same people who denounce Rush for being a hypocrite fail to see the wake of destruction left by the Clintons (Travel Office comes to mind...) and the likes of Teddy Kennedy. (Murder)

Simply breathless.

41 posted on 08/22/2005 4:00:32 AM PDT by Northern Yankee (Freedom Needs A Soldier)
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To: ValerieUSA; Berosus; blam; Convert from ECUSA; dervish; Do not dub me shapka broham; ...

Yall? Hey, aren't you from Washington? :'D Anyway, thanks Val, for the ping.


42 posted on 08/22/2005 4:48:24 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (Down with Dhimmicrats! I last updated by FR profile on Sunday, August 14, 2005.)
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To: alan alda

BTTT


43 posted on 08/22/2005 5:10:19 AM PDT by GregoTX (The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.)
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To: SkyPilot
Agreed.

BUMP backatcha for a very interesting article.

44 posted on 08/22/2005 5:23:40 AM PDT by arasina (So there.)
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To: bitt

Thanks for the ping!


45 posted on 08/22/2005 7:26:29 AM PDT by Alamo-Girl
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To: All

jimmy carter/michael moore/al sharpton

"the 3 stooges" hahahahaha!!


46 posted on 08/22/2005 11:44:49 AM PDT by jackv
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To: alan alda; Alouette

Excellent piece. Deserves a ping.


47 posted on 08/23/2005 7:13:46 PM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: bitt; Snake65

Ping!


48 posted on 08/23/2005 9:38:51 PM PDT by bootless (Never Forget - And Never Again)
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To: bootless

Good find, thanks for the ping!


49 posted on 08/24/2005 11:20:18 AM PDT by Snake65 (Gentlemen may cry, Peace, Peace-- but there is no peace. The war is actually begun!)
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