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Oscar crisis: They’ve run out of colors for red carpet ribbons ^ | 02/23/09

Posted on 02/23/2009 9:40:20 AM PST by slomark

Last night at the Oscars, they broke out white “knots” in support of gay marriage.

We can only assume that’s because white ribbons had already been used by too many other causes — safe motherhood, awareness of violence against women, teen pregnancy, and a host of others.

The fact is, there’s a colored ribbon crisis in Hollywood. Ever since this fad started with yellow ribbons for the Iran hostages, we’ve seen colored ribbon after colored ribbon supporting one cause after another. How are we supposed to know what cause they want us to support if each color supports multiple causes?...

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TOPICS: Music/Entertainment; Politics; Religion; TV/Movies
KEYWORDS: academyawards; gaymarriage; oscars; whiteknot

1 posted on 02/23/2009 9:40:21 AM PST by slomark
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To: slomark
Last night at the Oscars, they broke out white “knots” in support of gay marriage.

Counter protest with frayed knots.

2 posted on 02/23/2009 9:44:05 AM PST by N. Theknow (Kennedys: Can't fly, can't ski, can't drive, can't skipper a boat. But they know what's best.)
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To: N. Theknow

Wasn’t Sean Penn disgusting?

What is it with Hollywood idiots? We’re supposed to be ashamed of ourselves, and will bring shame on our grandchildren, if we want marriage to stay as one man and one woman????????

So Sean Penn feels morally superior because he’s liberal?

Does he think he convinced anyone that we should have homosexual marrriage?

Isn’t it possible that he offended some people in “middle America”, who can be tolerant and accepting of different people, yet still want marriage to be man/woman? So we have to swallow the whole homosexual agenda, otherwise we are “shameful”????????

Had bad boy Sean Penn ever been ashamed of any of his bad behavior? does he really feel morally superior as a liberal, when liberals don’t have morality in the way that most people understand the term?

3 posted on 02/23/2009 9:51:15 AM PST by Dilbert San Diego
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To: Dilbert San Diego

How about we say “hey Sean, you’ve been with Madonna, which means you are incapable of lecturing America on anything...ever.....

4 posted on 02/23/2009 9:53:41 AM PST by Sir Clancelot
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To: slomark

Gays are okay, but I wouldn’t want my son to marry one.

5 posted on 02/23/2009 9:54:20 AM PST by popdonnelly (I went to an Obama Townhall and threw away my crutches!)
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I hate ribbons. Its a cheap way to be "involved". When it began with the yellow ribbons, it was for a specific idea and was a form of patriotism. We were waiting for our people, who were serving the U.S. in the diplomatic service, to return home to us.

Now, it is just another trite, meaningless gesture to make the wearer feel good about themselves with no actual need to do anything.

I hate ribbons.

6 posted on 02/23/2009 10:00:56 AM PST by LibertarianLiz
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To: slomark

Rainbows for gays.

7 posted on 02/23/2009 10:03:59 AM PST by getmeouttaPalmBeachCounty_FL (****************************Stop Continental Drift**)
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To: N. Theknow
Digg it. Put it in the celebrity section of Digg so that it will be right in the celebrity lovers' faces:
8 posted on 02/23/2009 10:10:53 AM PST by slomark (
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Yawn. I watched Oliver Twist on PBS instead of the Oscars.

9 posted on 02/23/2009 10:14:03 AM PST by Ciexyz (Let us always remember, the Lord is in control.)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

“What is it with Hollywood idiots?”

This is what is with Hollywood idiots(NOTE #’S 20-26):

Communist Goals (1963)

Documention below

Congressional Record—Appendix, pp. A34-A35

January 10, 1963

Current Communist Goals



Thursday, January 10, 1963

Mr. HERLONG. Mr. Speaker, Mrs. Patricia Nordman of De Land, Fla., is an ardent and articulate opponent of communism, and until recently published the De Land Courier, which she dedicated to the purpose of alerting the public to the dangers of communism in America.

At Mrs. Nordman’s request, I include in the RECORD, under unanimous consent, the following “Current Communist Goals,” which she identifies as an excerpt from “The Naked Communist,” by Cleon Skousen:

[From “The Naked Communist,” by Cleon Skousen]


1. U.S. acceptance of coexistence as the only alternative to atomic war.

2. U.S. willingness to capitulate in preference to engaging in atomic war.

3. Develop the illusion that total disarmament [by] the United States would be a demonstration of moral strength.

4. Permit free trade between all nations regardless of Communist affiliation and regardless of whether or not items could be used for war.

5. Extension of long-term loans to Russia and Soviet satellites.

6. Provide American aid to all nations regardless of Communist domination.

7. Grant recognition of Red China. Admission of Red China to the U.N.

8. Set up East and West Germany as separate states in spite of Khrushchev’s promise in 1955 to settle the German question by free elections under supervision of the U.N.

9. Prolong the conferences to ban atomic tests because the United States has agreed to suspend tests as long as negotiations are in progress.

10. Allow all Soviet satellites individual representation in the U.N.

11. Promote the U.N. as the only hope for mankind. If its charter is rewritten, demand that it be set up as a one-world government with its own independent armed forces. (Some Communist leaders believe the world can be taken over as easily by the U.N. as by Moscow. Sometimes these two centers compete with each other as they are now doing in the Congo.)

12. Resist any attempt to outlaw the Communist Party.

13. Do away with all loyalty oaths.

14. Continue giving Russia access to the U.S. Patent Office.

15. Capture one or both of the political parties in the United States.

16. Use technical decisions of the courts to weaken basic American institutions by claiming their activities violate civil rights.

17. Get control of the schools. Use them as transmission belts for socialism and current Communist propaganda. Soften the curriculum. Get control of teachers’ associations. Put the party line in textbooks.

18. Gain control of all student newspapers.

19. Use student riots to foment public protests against programs or organizations which are under Communist attack.

20. Infiltrate the press. Get control of book-review assignments, editorial writing, policymaking positions.

21. Gain control of key positions in radio, TV, and motion pictures.

22. Continue discrediting American culture by degrading all forms of artistic expression. An American Communist cell was told to “eliminate all good sculpture from parks and buildings, substitute shapeless, awkward and meaningless forms.”

23. Control art critics and directors of art museums. “Our plan is to promote ugliness, repulsive, meaningless art.”

24. Eliminate all laws governing obscenity by calling them “censorship” and a violation of free speech and free press.

25. Break down cultural standards of morality by promoting pornography and obscenity in books, magazines, motion pictures, radio, and TV.

26. Present homosexuality, degeneracy and promiscuity as “normal, natural, healthy.”

27. Infiltrate the churches and replace revealed religion with “social” religion. Discredit the Bible and emphasize the need for intellectual maturity which does not need a “religious crutch.”

28. Eliminate prayer or any phase of religious expression in the schools on the ground that it violates the principle of “separation of church and state.”

29. Discredit the American Constitution by calling it inadequate, old-fashioned, out of step with modern needs, a hindrance to cooperation between nations on a worldwide basis.

30. Discredit the American Founding Fathers. Present them as selfish aristocrats who had no concern for the “common man.”

31. Belittle all forms of American culture and discourage the teaching of American history on the ground that it was only a minor part of the “big picture.” Give more emphasis to Russian history since the Communists took over.

32. Support any socialist movement to give centralized control over any part of the culture—education, social agencies, welfare programs, mental health clinics, etc.

33. Eliminate all laws or procedures which interfere with the operation of the Communist apparatus.

34. Eliminate the House Committee on Un-American Activities.

35. Discredit and eventually dismantle the FBI.

36. Infiltrate and gain control of more unions.

37. Infiltrate and gain control of big business.

38. Transfer some of the powers of arrest from the police to social agencies. Treat all behavioral problems as psychiatric disorders which no one but psychiatrists can understand [or treat].

39. Dominate the psychiatric profession and use mental health laws as a means of gaining coercive control over those who oppose Communist goals.

40. Discredit the family as an institution. Encourage promiscuity and easy divorce.

41. Emphasize the need to raise children away from the negative influence of parents. Attribute prejudices, mental blocks and retarding of children to suppressive influence of parents.

42. Create the impression that violence and insurrection are legitimate aspects of the American tradition; that students and special-interest groups should rise up and use [”]united force[”] to solve economic, political or social problems.

43. Overthrow all colonial governments before native populations are ready for self-government.

44. Internationalize the Panama Canal.

45. Repeal the Connally reservation so the United States cannot prevent the World Court from seizing jurisdiction [over domestic problems. Give the World Court jurisdiction] over nations and individuals alike.

10 posted on 02/23/2009 10:54:49 AM PST by This Just In (Support Christian Homeschoolers)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

Liberals = moral narcissists

11 posted on 10/09/2009 7:08:25 AM PDT by myknowledge (F-22 Raptor: World's Largest Distributor of Sukhoi parts!)
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