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New Damon flick slanders America
NY Post ^ | March 9, 2010 | Kyle Smith

Posted on 03/09/2010 3:49:09 AM PST by Scanian

After all of Hollywood's Iraq movies have flopped (even the Oscar-garlanded "The Hurt Locker" earned only $15 million at the box office), one studio thinks it has the following secret to success: The previous films didn't insult the United States enough.

"Green Zone," opening Friday, is a $100 million slime job that conjures up a fantastically distorted leftist version of the war and wraps it around a frantic but preposterous action picture. (Spoilers about the plot follow.)

Matt Damon plays Miller, an Army "chief" (chief warrant officer) assigned to searching for weapons of mass destruction in Baghdad in the opening days of the war in 2003.

(Excerpt) Read more at nypost.com ...


TOPICS: Military/Veterans; TV/Movies
KEYWORDS: antiamericanism; greenzone; hollywierd; iraq; mattdamon; traitor

1 posted on 03/09/2010 3:49:09 AM PST by Scanian
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To: Scanian

Dont go see it, let Universal and GE suck up the loss.


2 posted on 03/09/2010 4:04:00 AM PST by Bulldawg Fan (Victory is the last thing Murtha and his fellow Defeatists want.)
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To: Scanian

I wonder if Matt Damon will ever make a patriotic film? he tries to be a modern day anti-John Wayne.


3 posted on 03/09/2010 4:07:46 AM PST by castlegreyskull
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To: Bulldawg Fan

GE’s sales of military products during calendar year 2008 were $4.4 billion.

http://www.geenterprisesolutions.com/citizenship/performance_areas/products_services_military.jsp


4 posted on 03/09/2010 4:12:27 AM PST by HospiceNurse
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To: Scanian

Find a better movie opening this weekend and see that instead.


5 posted on 03/09/2010 4:15:39 AM PST by altoinprogress
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To: Scanian

damon and his films are dead to me... no more anti-American propaganda in my home ever.

LLS


6 posted on 03/09/2010 4:20:54 AM PST by LibLieSlayer (Wolverine)
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To: Scanian

Wouldnt it be great if Hollyweird could actually find a veteran and offer him a job as an actor in a patriotic film?


7 posted on 03/09/2010 4:36:22 AM PST by Venturer
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To: Venturer

You must be thinking of Audie Murphy.

He was a terrible actor but his war record made him extremely popular nonetheless.


8 posted on 03/09/2010 4:39:22 AM PST by Scanian
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To: castlegreyskull

What do you expect?? He grew up as a neighbor to the communist “historian” Howard Zinn, has publicly stated that Zinn’s trashy propaganda book is all you need to know about the “real” American history, and his mother was purportedly one of the leading antiwar activists in Cambridge MA.


9 posted on 03/09/2010 4:40:27 AM PST by laconic
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To: Scanian

thanks for the heads up,

hey Hollywood, nothing like a good anti-US military film, when our VOLUNTEER military is fighting and dying in war


10 posted on 03/09/2010 4:44:01 AM PST by silverleaf ("Congress is America's only native criminal class."- Mark Twain)
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To: Scanian
Americans have to make themselves into cultural dissidents. If it is a film/book/magazine/cd/video, etc. which makes America or Americans out to be anything so patently and mindlessly negative, boycott it.

In the end WE are the real PUBLIC in this country and our DOLLARS drive the entertainment industry. Maybe they will like struggling for a return on their investment, but I don't think so.

11 posted on 03/09/2010 4:53:16 AM PST by SMARTY ("What luck for rulers that men do not think. " Adolph Hitler)
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To: Scanian

Nobody denies that Iraq did not comply with the requirements to verifiably eliminate WMD in the cease fire agreement that ended the first Gulf War. This was the basis for UNSC 1441, which approved military action to enforce these requirements.

Whether or not WMDs existed is not the point. The point is that the Hussein regime was not complying with the requirements of the cease fire.

12 posted on 03/09/2010 4:53:50 AM PST by Haiku Guy (If you have a right / To the service I provide / I must be your slave.)
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To: Scanian

I am thinking of many actos who were real men. Of Jimmy Stewart, Lee Marvin, Clark Gable, many men who served in the military who were actors.

Many were heroes, medal winners in real life not play actors who wouldnt know right face from To the Rear March.
I cannot think of an actor today that has served his country.


13 posted on 03/09/2010 5:13:34 AM PST by Venturer
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To: Haiku Guy
"...Whether or not WMDs existed is not the point..."

I thought we found about 200 tons of yellowcake uranium in Iraq, and towards the end of Dubya's administration it was transported quietly to Canada. I know the major media outlets downplayed it, but I'm pretty sure that happened.

14 posted on 03/09/2010 5:16:43 AM PST by I Buried My Guns
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To: Scanian

He grew as an actor. Ever see (the first) “The Quiet American?”


15 posted on 03/09/2010 5:28:50 AM PST by yetidog
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To: yetidog

Murphy seemed like a nice guy, too. I would have loved to sit down and drink a beer with him.


16 posted on 03/09/2010 5:39:55 AM PST by mbynack (Retired USAF SMSgt)
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To: castlegreyskull

Maybe he expects an Oscar out of this? Or even a Nobel!

Thanks, I skip this one.


17 posted on 03/09/2010 5:51:34 AM PST by K-oneTexas (I'm not a judge and there ain't enough of me to be a jury. (Zell Miller, A National Party No More))
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To: Scanian

Matt Damon!

18 posted on 03/09/2010 5:58:35 AM PST by Darren McCarty (I don't look for leaders. I follow my own path, my way.)
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To: Scanian

I like Matt Damon in some movies and he is attractive but I know he is a lib and questionable patriot. I won’t see this movie.


19 posted on 03/09/2010 6:29:59 AM PST by outinyellowdogcountry
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To: outinyellowdogcountry
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No, Damon is not a “questionable patriot”.

He is a traitorous twink.

Just my opinion of course.

20 posted on 03/09/2010 6:55:19 AM PST by Touch Not the Cat (You may have to fight when there is no hope of victory; it is better to perish than to live a slave)
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To: Scanian

Leftist punk.

21 posted on 03/09/2010 7:00:00 AM PST by TADSLOS (Tea Party. We are the party of NO! NO to more government! NO to more spending! NO to more taxation!)
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To: I Buried My Guns
I thought we found about 200 tons of yellowcake uranium in Iraq, and towards the end of Dubya's administration it was transported quietly to Canada. I know the major media outlets downplayed it, but I'm pretty sure that happened.

Nope. It was more like 500 tons. :-)

22 posted on 03/09/2010 7:06:34 AM PST by Ramius (Personally, I give us... one chance in three. More tea?)
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To: Bulldawg Fan

Looks like GE’s movies are as good as their refrigerators. Seriously, ours is top-o-the-line stainless steel and it can’t even keep a constant temperature. The ice machine won’t dispense ice, but I can’t decide if that’s because the ice melts into a solid block once a week, or if the screw dispenser doesn’t turn.

I’ll never buy GE again.


23 posted on 03/09/2010 8:03:29 AM PST by Dexter Morgan (Everyone hides who they are.)
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