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The Hollywood Red (State) Underground
The Washington Times ^ | July 14th, 2011 | James Robbins

Posted on 07/15/2011 10:44:09 AM PDT by Alex_Crofoot

In his new book "The Secret Knowledge: On the Dismantling of American Culture." Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright David Mamet gives a voice to one of America’s most openly oppressed minorities, the entertainment-industry conservative. He frames the discussion of the current culture war with his journey from being a “brain-dead liberal” to being a true believer on the right. Mr. Mamet is part of a growing resistance movement among entertainers, artists and musicians who are bold enough to buck the hard-left Hollywood orthodoxy and think for themselves. A few years ago actor Gary Sinise helped organize an informal salon of centrists and conservatives known as the “Friends of Abe,” i.e. Abe Lincoln. Other vocal supporters of the group include Jon Voight and Pat Boone, and one FOA gathering attracted over 600 free-thinking souls......

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1 posted on 07/15/2011 10:44:12 AM PDT by Alex_Crofoot
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To: Alex_Crofoot;brevity=full;options=no-change

Welcome to FR.
There anything you can add about any of the articles you posted?
Any thoughts, ideas, impressions about them?

2 posted on 07/15/2011 10:59:13 AM PDT by Darksheare (You will never defeat Bok Choy!)
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Encourage your children to get involved with the Arts.
We need to win back the culture.

3 posted on 07/15/2011 11:12:31 AM PDT by Maverick68
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