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Willis Is Mad As Hell... (I am not a Repulican ;-)
Hollywood Hitlist ^ | Feb 24, 2006 | Gregory Ellwood

Posted on 03/01/2006 9:28:13 AM PST by Smogger

...Willis had a ball discussing a number of other topics, such as politics. Willis has identified himself as a Republican in the past, and before a journalist could even ask for his opinion on recent current events, the star interrupted him to set something straight.

I'm sick of answering this [expletive] question," he says. "I'm a Republican only as far as I want a smaller government, I want less government intrusion. I want them to stop [expletive] on my money and your money and tax dollars that we give 50 percent of... every year. I want them to be fiscally responsible and I want these [expletive] lobbyists out of Washington. Do that and I'll say I'm a Republican... I hate the government, OK? I'm a-political. Write that down. I'm not a Republican."

Willis was so riled up that given more time he might have actually announced his candidacy for something (there's always next time). And yet, Willis wasn't done! Entertainment Weekly just listed "Die Hard 4" as one of the top movies the magazine never wants to see made. Talk about setting someone off...

"Entertainment Weekly hates me. They've hated me since they've been a magazine," Willis says. "[Expletive] them, and you can go and tell them that. Why does anybody hate anybody? Y'know, because they have some beef. Who cares?"

(Excerpt) Read more at movies.msn.com ...


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KEYWORDS: 16blocks; brucewillis; republican
Great stuff. In that case, Bruce, I am not a Republican either ;-)
1 posted on 03/01/2006 9:28:17 AM PST by Smogger
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To: Smogger

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/1587785/posts


2 posted on 03/01/2006 9:30:25 AM PST by rellimpank (Don't believe anything about firearms or explosives stated by the mass media---NRABenefactor)
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To: Smogger
I would say the same if I had the chance (check out my tag line)...I would leave out the [expletive] part though ; )
3 posted on 03/01/2006 9:31:00 AM PST by socialismisinsidious ( The socialist income tax system turns US citizens into beggars or quitters!)
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To: Smogger; Old Sarge

LOL!!

Yippee-ki-yay....


4 posted on 03/01/2006 9:31:03 AM PST by StarCMC (Old Sarge is my hero...doing it right in Iraq! Vaya con Dios, Sarge.)
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To: Smogger

Bruce, I think the term you are looking for is "conservative."


5 posted on 03/01/2006 9:31:30 AM PST by Thrusher ("...there is no peace without victory.")
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To: Smogger
This one is awesome!

"The next thing we know, Willis has segued into a rant about disgraced author James Frey and the dress-down Oprah Winfrey recently gave him on her TV show. "[To have Frye be] sucker punched on Oprah by one of the most powerful women in television just to grind [her] own ax," Willis says visibly frustrated. "Oprah, you had President Clinton on your show, and if this [expletive] didn't lie about a couple of things, I'm going to set myself on fire right now. James Frey's a writer, he can write whatever he wants. It's shameful how he was treated."
6 posted on 03/01/2006 9:31:35 AM PST by fhlh (Polls are for Strippers.)
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To: Smogger
So is he or isn't he announcing the new movie,

DIE HARD, '08?

7 posted on 03/01/2006 9:31:45 AM PST by Paul Ross (Hitting bullets with bullets successfully for 35 years!)
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To: Smogger

whatchootalkinbout, Willis?


8 posted on 03/01/2006 9:31:54 AM PST by Rakkasan1 (Muslims pray to Allah, Allah prays to Chuck Norris.)
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To: StarCMC

Where did the rest of that line go?


9 posted on 03/01/2006 9:32:34 AM PST by Toby06 (Hindsight alone is not wisdom, and second-guessing is not a strategy)
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To: Smogger

We have broken all the records on reckless spending


10 posted on 03/01/2006 9:32:49 AM PST by soccer_maniac (Do some good while browsing FR --> Join our Folding@Home Team# 36120: keyword: folding@home)
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To: Toby06

hmmmm.... well.... if YOU wanna take your chances and post it, go right ahead!!! *G*


11 posted on 03/01/2006 9:33:10 AM PST by StarCMC (Old Sarge is my hero...doing it right in Iraq! Vaya con Dios, Sarge.)
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To: Smogger
"[To have Frey be] sucker punched on Oprah by one of the most powerful women in television just to grind [her] own ax," Willis says visibly frustrated. "Oprah, you had President Clinton on your show, and if this [expletive] didn't lie about a couple of things, I'm going to set myself on fire right now. James Frey's a writer, he can write whatever he wants. It's shameful how he was treated."

LMAO

12 posted on 03/01/2006 9:34:22 AM PST by tx_eggman (Islamofascism ... bringing you the best of the 7th century for the past 1300 years.)
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To: soccer_maniac
We have broken all the records on reckless spending

Now we are pulverizing the jukebox.

Records, jukebox, Get it?

13 posted on 03/01/2006 9:36:46 AM PST by ExcursionGuy84 ("Jesus, Your Love takes my breath away.")
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To: Thrusher
Bruce, I think the term you are looking for is "conservative"

Maybe not...the imperialist socialists running the federal government today just think they're a new kind of "conservative"

After all, Fred Barnes once wrote in the neocon house organ The Weekly Standard:

Sure, some conservatives are upset because he has tolerated a surge in federal spending, downplayed swollen deficits, failed to use his veto, created a vast Department of Homeland Security, and fashioned an alliance of sorts with Teddy Kennedy on education and Medicare.

Then, he went on to dismiss these trivial concerns of what Barnes calls "small-government conservatives"...you see, according to Barnes, the Bush Administration is a "big-government conservative" administration

Like the old Soviets or 1984...change the name of something and you change its very nature...call a liberal socialist a "conservative"...and voila...he is

14 posted on 03/01/2006 9:40:06 AM PST by Irontank (Let them revere nothing but religion, morality and liberty -- John Adams)
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To: Smogger
"I'm a Republican only as far as I want a smaller government, I want less government intrusion. I want them to stop [expletive] on my money and your money and tax dollars that we give 50 percent of... every year. I want them to be fiscally responsible and I want these [expletive] lobbyists out of Washington. Do that and I'll say I'm a Republican... I hate the government, OK? I'm a-political. Write that down. I'm not a Republican."

Sounds like a republican to me.

But, perhaps Bruce is being defensive because he wants to make sure that he's considered for future roles in movies. We know how it goes, republicans are frowned upon and blacklisted and get fewer roles than liberals/democrats.

BTW, did anybody catch him last night with Conan O'brien? He seemed uncomfortable there and not funny at all when he tried. Regardless, I like the guy.
16 posted on 03/01/2006 9:43:12 AM PST by adorno
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To: Irontank

"..the imperialist socialists running the federal government today just think they're a new kind of "conservative""

You're right. Sadly the same goes for a number of people around here.


18 posted on 03/01/2006 9:45:40 AM PST by Pessimist
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To: Smogger
And just in case no one could figure it out, Willis states the obvious. "I'm pissed off today." After 30 minutes or so of Willis' blunt rants, the Hitlist was left with one indelible image: Willis' longtime publicist, Paul Bloch, covering his face with his hands in disbelief. Bloch was most likely thinking "I pray that they don't print this stuff." Ah, too late...

Mr. Bloch should be told that he has nothing to worry about. I, as well as many others I'm sure, love Bruce even more now after this rant. "I'm mad as 'ell and not gonna take it any more!", is as endearing today as it was when first expressed so many years ago in 'Network'.
19 posted on 03/01/2006 9:45:59 AM PST by anonsquared
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To: Smogger

Bruce said it bluntly and plainly... it's really frustrating to see Repubs in charge of everything - and have them spending the treasury like a mob of drunken sailors...


20 posted on 03/01/2006 9:58:42 AM PST by ziggygrey
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To: Individual Rights in NJ

There are a lot of conservatives who are mad as hell at the President for NOT acting as a dictator. Our congressmen and senators have done more damage to this country than any President. They are OUR representatives, not the President.


21 posted on 03/01/2006 10:01:35 AM PST by jess35
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To: Smogger
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Bruce Willis
22 posted on 03/01/2006 10:05:29 AM PST by Old Seadog (Inside every old person is a young person saying "WTF happened?".)
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To: ziggygrey
it's really frustrating to see Repubs in charge of everything - and have them spending the treasury like a mob of drunken sailors

I think you're being unfair to drunken sailors...at least they spend their own money

23 posted on 03/01/2006 10:09:31 AM PST by Irontank (Let them revere nothing but religion, morality and liberty -- John Adams)
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To: Individual Rights in NJ
I did, but a bit outdated

True that jukeboxes are a thing of the past.

But get this: I know where an antique-yet-still-playing- black-44-vinyl-records jukebox can be found in public view.

24 posted on 03/01/2006 10:15:34 AM PST by ExcursionGuy84 ("Jesus, Your Love takes my breath away.")
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To: Smogger
I've never claimed to be a Republican. Although, I do vote for their more conservative candidates on occassion.

Mostly, I jsut want to be left alone to rise or fall on my own merits.

25 posted on 03/01/2006 10:15:34 AM PST by Dead Corpse (I believe that all government is evil, and that trying to improve it is largely a waste of time.)
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To: ExcursionGuy84

Jukeboxes are current technology - used to store thousands of pieces of media (usually CD ROMs or DVDs). The media is retrieved on demand by a robot or robots. They often look like a long hallway, both long walls lined with the media and the robots move back and forth on rails down the center of the jukebox. If both robots are in action it is referred to as "dancing robots".

Not so outdated. The media are also records, just in a different form.

Tech rant.


27 posted on 03/01/2006 10:32:37 AM PST by Roses0508 (Democracy does not guarantee equality of conditions - it only guarantees equality of opportunity.)
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To: Individual Rights in NJ
In Pompano Beach, South FLorida, there is a Jacks Old-Fahion Hamburgers restaurant just south of Atlantic Boulevard past Dixie Highway (where the FEC Railroad Crossing is)

Dating from the 1970's they've got a multi-color front, wood cabinet jukebox that twangs out all 50's & very early 60's rock 'n roll, R&B, jitterbug , etc.

28 posted on 03/01/2006 10:44:38 AM PST by ExcursionGuy84 ("Jesus, Your Love takes my breath away.")
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To: Roses0508
Guessing that pretty soon jukeboxes will be PCs playing mp3s. No more CDs (at least after they are ripped).
29 posted on 03/01/2006 2:39:45 PM PST by dhs12345
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To: paulat

Bruce Willis PING for you.


30 posted on 03/01/2006 8:41:40 PM PST by JRios1968 (A DUmmie troll's motto: "Non cogito, ergo zot")
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