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Tom Cruise says grew up wanting to kill Hitler
reuters ^ | January 18, 2009 | Angela Moon Angela Moon

Posted on 01/18/2009 12:33:30 PM PST by Free ThinkerNY

SEOUL (Reuters) – Tom Cruise, who fails to assassinate Adolf Hitler in his new movie "Valkyrie," said he grew up really wanting to kill the Nazi leader.

In the World War Two thriller based on a true story of the unsuccessful attempt by German soldiers to kill Hitler, Cruise plays Colonel Claus Von Stauffenberg who plants a briefcase bomb under a table at Hitler's military headquarters.

A heavy wooden table saves Hitler and Stauffenberg is executed with his co-conspirators.

"I always wanted to kill Hitler, I hated him," the Hollywood star of such major blockbusters as "Top Gun" and "Mission Impossible," told the press during a visit to Seoul to promote his latest film.

(Excerpt) Read more at news.yahoo.com ...


TOPICS: Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: cruise; hitler; hollywood

1 posted on 01/18/2009 12:33:30 PM PST by Free ThinkerNY
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To: Free ThinkerNY

shut up Cruise. I grew up wanting to kill time at the Arcade.


2 posted on 01/18/2009 12:35:04 PM PST by Ancient Drive (will)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Shut up, Tommy Boy. You’re second-in-command of a murderous cult. KMA.


3 posted on 01/18/2009 12:36:10 PM PST by RushIsMyTeddyBear
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Well it says where his brain is if he grew up wanting to kill a dead man.


4 posted on 01/18/2009 12:36:25 PM PST by Just mythoughts (Isa.3:4 And I will give children to be their princes, and babes shall rule over them.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Cruise must be a really really OLD guy....


5 posted on 01/18/2009 12:36:37 PM PST by Vn_survivor_67-68 (CALL CONGRESSCRITTERS TOLL-FREE @ 1-800-965-4701)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

What a crock. Merely designed to get his latest movie some publicity.


6 posted on 01/18/2009 12:37:00 PM PST by Robwin
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To: Ancient Drive

Cruise looks pretty good for a guy who by believing this must be around seventy-eight years old.


8 posted on 01/18/2009 12:37:19 PM PST by Patrick1 (conform and celebrate diversity¬Ö.or else!!!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

still out there after all this time. uh, Tom, Hitler is dead. Get over yourself!


9 posted on 01/18/2009 12:37:30 PM PST by television is just wrong
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To: Free ThinkerNY

If this is what fame and money does to your brain, I want to remain poor and unknown, for ever.


10 posted on 01/18/2009 12:39:14 PM PST by EagleUSA
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To: Free ThinkerNY

And then, he got back on his space ship and flew back to planet Zoltar.


11 posted on 01/18/2009 12:39:28 PM PST by Big_Monkey
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Apparently, Tom Cruise is unable to comprehend that Hitler died approximately 20 years before he was born and/or believes in time travel. No wonder he grew up to be a scientologist.


12 posted on 01/18/2009 12:39:33 PM PST by Behind Liberal Lines
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To: EagleUSA

It comes from “stupid money” - people who work hard for their money don’t seem to be afflicted with this disease.

I notice that “working actors” - the ones who plug away in film after film in character roles, don’t seem to be afflicted with sort of idiocy.


13 posted on 01/18/2009 12:41:11 PM PST by Chet 99
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Thetan time travel?


14 posted on 01/18/2009 12:41:52 PM PST by Vaquero ( "an armed society is a polite society" Robert A. Heinlein)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

Cruise will say anything to be the center of attention.


15 posted on 01/18/2009 12:42:43 PM PST by editor-surveyor (The beginning of the O'Bummer administration looks a lot like the end of the Nixon administration)
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To: Just mythoughts

Hitler was dead 18 years before Cruise was even born. What a jerk.


16 posted on 01/18/2009 12:44:17 PM PST by EDINVA
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Too much easy money disconnects people from the consequences of their lunacy. Until one day, it doesn’t.


17 posted on 01/18/2009 12:44:59 PM PST by RegulatorCountry
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To: Free ThinkerNY

No, shi’ite? Gee, that means he grew up wanting to be Eva Braun...that could explain all the pet gerbils.


18 posted on 01/18/2009 12:45:32 PM PST by MIchaelTArchangel
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Tom Cruise, who fails to assassinate Adolf Hitler in his new movie "Valkyrie," said he grew up really wanting to kill the Nazi leader.

T.C.'s facial surgeon deserved billionaire status before he died of old age if T.C. had a wanton desire referencing Adolf Hitler.

19 posted on 01/18/2009 12:46:19 PM PST by EGPWS (Trust in God, Question everyone else)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

> I always wanted to kill Hitler, I hated him

So why doesn’t he kill someone who’s actually alive like Osama bin Laden or Mugabe?


20 posted on 01/18/2009 12:47:44 PM PST by BinaryBoy
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To: Free ThinkerNY

How doe she feel about the much more accomplished murderous Stalin and Mao Tse Tung?

If not the same, why not?


21 posted on 01/18/2009 12:48:40 PM PST by EyeGuy
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To: All

Good thing Tom wasnt in the Harvey Milk film,
else he’d have to come out of the closet and
say he always wanted to...well you know.


22 posted on 01/18/2009 12:50:59 PM PST by Beeline
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Tom for you to kill Hitler would be a Mission Impossible, the guy died 20 years before you were born!


23 posted on 01/18/2009 12:52:36 PM PST by RatsDawg
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To: Free ThinkerNY

If brains were dynamite he couldnt blow his nose.


24 posted on 01/18/2009 12:53:28 PM PST by Venturer
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To: Free ThinkerNY

He didn’t know Hitler was already dead?


25 posted on 01/18/2009 12:55:34 PM PST by PistolPaknMama (Al-Queda can recruit on college campuses but the US military can't! --FReeper airborne)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Yeah, well I grew up wanting to punch Tom Cruise. So there.


26 posted on 01/18/2009 12:56:53 PM PST by autumnraine
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To: Free ThinkerNY

So why doesn’t he join the military and go after an Islamist? Nazism/Islamism = not much difference there.


27 posted on 01/18/2009 12:58:16 PM PST by sageb1 (This is the Final Crusade, There are only two sides. Pick one.)
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To: Chet 99

“I notice that ‘working actors’ - the ones who plug away in film after film in character roles, don’t seem to be afflicted with sort of idiocy.”

Yep, Robert Duvall and John Voight come to mind.


28 posted on 01/18/2009 1:01:12 PM PST by atomic conspiracy (Victory in Iraq: Worst defeat for activist media since Goebbels shot himself.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Kill Hitler? Someone should have told little Tommy that Hitler had been dead for a couple of decades already. Then he could have obsessed about something else.


29 posted on 01/18/2009 1:01:16 PM PST by SampleMan (Community Organizer: What liberals do when they run out of college, before they run out of Marxism.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Letsee...didn’t tom also say that he wanted to eat a placenta?

What a whackjob.


30 posted on 01/18/2009 1:07:17 PM PST by mamelukesabre (Si Vis Pacem Para Bellum (If you want peace prepare for war))
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To: Free ThinkerNY

If I went to work some day and announced that I had grown up wanting to kill Napoleon, they would lock me up.

That’s the difference between being a normal person (more or less) and a Hollywood celebrity. Sanity if required from the former, prohibited from the latter.


31 posted on 01/18/2009 1:08:31 PM PST by atomic conspiracy (Victory in Iraq: Worst defeat for activist media since Goebbels shot himself.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Oh please, Tommy. They’re called “movies”. Not real life. Stick to jumping on couches and playing air guitar.


32 posted on 01/18/2009 1:09:46 PM PST by Oldpuppymax (AGENDA OF THE LEFT EXPOSED)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Tom Cruise says grew up wanting to kill Hitler

That a coincidence. I grew up wanting to kill Xenu, the scientologist alien god who lives in volcanos.

33 posted on 01/18/2009 1:10:18 PM PST by FormerACLUmember
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I bet he supports the Marxist!


34 posted on 01/18/2009 1:10:21 PM PST by proudofthesouth (In spite of what's going on in the world, God is still in control.)
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To: proudofthesouth

“I bet he supports the Marxist!”

He probably thinks Karl is one of Groucho’s brothers.


35 posted on 01/18/2009 1:15:16 PM PST by atomic conspiracy (Victory in Iraq: Worst defeat for activist media since Goebbels shot himself.)
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To: FormerACLUmember

Uh-oh, dude ! You are SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO sued !


36 posted on 01/18/2009 1:26:28 PM PST by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Alps !"~~)
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To: atomic conspiracy

Wonder if Hitler grew up wanting to kill T.C. If he had to listen to T.C.’s goofy psychobabble, he would have committed suicide a LOT sooner.


37 posted on 01/18/2009 1:27:40 PM PST by Liberty Wins
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To: Just mythoughts
"Well it says where his brain is if he grew up wanting to kill a dead man."

Yep. Hitler had already been dead 17 years when he was born. What a lousy childhood he must have had.

38 posted on 01/18/2009 2:02:05 PM PST by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway...John Wayne)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

These guys say stupid things all the time, but reserve their stupidest comments for when they’re promoting their latest work of art.


39 posted on 01/18/2009 2:03:06 PM PST by cydcharisse
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To: Patrick1

Earth to Tom: Hitler killed himself before you were born.


40 posted on 01/18/2009 2:18:54 PM PST by CT (Joe Biden: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KTwnwbG9YLE)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

“I always wanted to kill Hitler, I hated him,”

He probably thanks the gods of scientology every night that he was born too late to have to join the army and prove his hatred.


41 posted on 01/18/2009 5:40:44 PM PST by yazoo
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Newsflash, he died before you were born! Idiot.


42 posted on 01/19/2009 4:18:58 AM PST by Impy (RED=COMMUNIST, NOT REPUBLICAN)
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To: Impy

Crap everybodyy already posted that. It bares repeating!


43 posted on 01/19/2009 4:20:02 AM PST by Impy (RED=COMMUNIST, NOT REPUBLICAN)
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To: Impy

“Mighty bold talk for a high school dropout.” Juliet Huddy.


44 posted on 01/19/2009 4:20:19 AM PST by CholeraJoe ("They taped over your mouth, Scribbled out the truth with their lies. You little spies!")
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To: FormerACLUmember

FWIW, I happened upon an article which I posted here.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/religion/2166800/posts?page=5

Subject article is somewhat lunatic fringe, but there are some interesting linkages between Scientology, and the hollow earth theories. I tend to favor the impression they both have more occultic, esoteric involvement in fallen angels / deceiving spirits, but there does appear to be some who think along those lines.

He might be telegraphing his past thinking more than intended.


45 posted on 01/19/2009 4:44:49 AM PST by Cvengr (Adversity in life and death is inevitable. Thru faith in Christ, stress is optional.)
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To: Impy

That’s OK.

I forecast that somewhere between 20 and 100 posts repeating the obvious fact of Hitler’s death, one notion will arise insisting that because everybody thinks he is dead, he must be alive. ;^)


46 posted on 01/19/2009 4:47:52 AM PST by Cvengr (Adversity in life and death is inevitable. Thru faith in Christ, stress is optional.)
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To: Cvengr

Looks like it’s a bit shy of 20 as of now. ;-)


47 posted on 01/19/2009 4:44:20 PM PST by Impy (RED=COMMUNIST, NOT REPUBLICAN)
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To: Cvengr
Not one to defend Tom Cruise, but I think what he's getting at is that as a kid he fantasized about being a war hero. Since a child's understanding of WWII is basically "Allies Good, Hitler and Nazis super evil" I can believe that he imagined killing Hitler and changing the course of history. I used to imagine what it would be like to go back in time and prevent the Kennedy assassination.

That said, Tom is a nut.

48 posted on 01/18/2010 7:29:57 AM PST by Callahan
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To: Free ThinkerNY
He's already dead, Tom!


49 posted on 01/18/2010 7:49:28 AM PST by Sgt_Schultze (A half-truth is a complete lie)
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