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Oliver Stone: US should nationalize oil resources
AP ^ | 7-20-2010 | RAPHAEL G. SATTER

Posted on 07/20/2010 10:48:52 AM PDT by Dogbert41

LONDON – The Gulf of Mexico oil spill shows that the United States should follow the example of South American socialists in nationalizing its energy industry, filmmaker Oliver Stone said Tuesday.

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KEYWORDS: chavez; communismkills; hollywoodreds; oil; oliverstone; oliverstoned; prodictator
He's looking more and more like Hitler every day.
1 posted on 07/20/2010 10:48:59 AM PDT by Dogbert41
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To: Dogbert41

The US should nationalize the film industry.


2 posted on 07/20/2010 10:50:09 AM PDT by Sgt_Schultze (A half-truth is a complete lie)
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To: Dogbert41

Gee Ollie ,How about the Communist controlled Film industry as well???


3 posted on 07/20/2010 10:50:29 AM PDT by Cheetahcat (Zero the Wright kind of Racist! We are in a state of War with Democrats)
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To: Dogbert41

Like I really care what a film director thinks about national policy.


4 posted on 07/20/2010 10:50:48 AM PDT by BradtotheBone (Moderate Democrat - A politician whose voting record leans left and whose vote can be bought.)
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To: Sgt_Schultze
The US should nationalize the film industry.

LOL

5 posted on 07/20/2010 10:50:53 AM PDT by VRW Conspirator (George W. Bush was the last conservative democrat)
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To: Sgt_Schultze

Sorry I did not see your post.


6 posted on 07/20/2010 10:51:07 AM PDT by Cheetahcat (Zero the Wright kind of Racist! We are in a state of War with Democrats)
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To: Dogbert41

...because that’s worked so well for the country of his hero, Mr. Chavez.


7 posted on 07/20/2010 10:51:53 AM PDT by Zeppelin (Keep on FReepin' on...)
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To: Cheetahcat

STFU


8 posted on 07/20/2010 10:52:21 AM PDT by Col Frank Slade
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To: Dogbert41

And we should take the advice of this putz because?

How about we turn Hollweird into an American version of Mosfilm? How about that, Ollie? You can beg for film stock from the State Ministry for Film and Culture.


9 posted on 07/20/2010 10:52:26 AM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four fried chickens and a coke)
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To: Dogbert41

Oh, yeah! That’s all we need. to develop the roaring economy of South Americans hell-holes


10 posted on 07/20/2010 10:52:47 AM PDT by chesley (Eat what you want, and die like a man.)
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To: Sgt_Schultze
The US should nationalize the film industry.

It's already doing such a stellar job of propaganizing for socialist causes that the leftists in government would not want to take a chance on messing that up. They will therefore leave the film industry alone -- until it wakes up to the fact that leftist propaganda loses money. Once it starts focusing on the types of movies that make a profit, then there will be calls to nationalize it.

11 posted on 07/20/2010 10:53:30 AM PDT by VRWCmember
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To: Dogbert41

We should nationalize the movie industry as well.


12 posted on 07/20/2010 10:54:03 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The only stable state is the one in which all men are equal before the law." -- Aristotle)
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To: Dogbert41

Right - because the Federal Government is far more experience in these matters - just look at how well the have handled the response! (is it tee time yet?)


13 posted on 07/20/2010 10:54:28 AM PDT by An.American.Expatriate (Here's my strategy on the War against Terrorism: We win, they lose. - with apologies to R.R.)
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To: Sgt_Schultze

Someone should nationalize his assets....

Poor bugger doesn’t understand the workings and shoots his yap.

While we are nationalizing his assets, we should look at his family as well, no , wait, lets include extended family.


14 posted on 07/20/2010 10:54:50 AM PDT by himno hero
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To: Col Frank Slade

Correction -

Mr Stone - STFU


15 posted on 07/20/2010 10:54:50 AM PDT by Col Frank Slade
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To: Dogbert41

US should nationalize, read:takeover, hollywood and make producers take minimum wage salaries.


16 posted on 07/20/2010 10:54:50 AM PDT by CodeToad ("Idiocracy" is not just a movie.)
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To: Dogbert41
Patience, Oliver. They're working on it. Not for nothing I have recognized and acknowledged the US Gubbermint to be in a state of war against the American People.
17 posted on 07/20/2010 10:54:55 AM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: Sgt_Schultze

How about nationalizing the grocery store industry.
It’s working for Hugo; why not here ?


18 posted on 07/20/2010 10:55:14 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (Impeachment !)
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To: Dogbert41
The Gulf of Mexico oil spill shows that the United States should follow the example of South American socialists in nationalizing its energy industry, filmmaker Oliver Stone said Tuesday.

There is one and only one reason for nationalizing resources anywhere: To enable leaders to steal them and bank billions of dollars in foreign bank accounts.

Where resources (and other industries) are nationalized, production drops, the free market has less value and REVENUES TO THE GOVERNMENT drop. In many places in Africa, countries with $TRILLIONS in resources manage to extract <10% of the amount they extracted in colonial times (>40 years ago.) Those countries could be earning $billions in taxes, salaries, infrastructure upgrades and trade, but instead, the resources remain untapped or looted and only the elites in government benefit.

19 posted on 07/20/2010 10:56:18 AM PDT by Onelifetogive (I never make the mistake of arguing with people for whose opinions I have no respect.)
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To: Sgt_Schultze
Why is Oliver so desperate for a stupid 20 second sound bite like this?
20 posted on 07/20/2010 10:56:45 AM PDT by TYVets
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To: Dogbert41

Thank you Oliver ( head up your a$$ ) Stone!


21 posted on 07/20/2010 10:59:10 AM PDT by VideoDoctor
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To: Dogbert41

How does Mr. Stone imagine that he and his industry will remain immune from nationalization? Has he ever actually read any history?


22 posted on 07/20/2010 10:59:35 AM PDT by Spok (Free Range Republican)
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To: Zeppelin
because that’s worked so well for the country of his hero, Mr. Chavez.

Stone might want to join his pal Chavez there in Vez. permanently. Deportation for American Constitution usurpers, bring it on.
23 posted on 07/20/2010 11:00:04 AM PDT by mstar
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To: Dogbert41

Start with a 99% tax for Hollywood actors.


24 posted on 07/20/2010 11:00:44 AM PDT by mainsail that ("A man will fight harder for his interests than for his rights" - Napoleon Bonaparte)
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To: Sgt_Schultze

Ruling Class: rool-ing-klas

1: Against the US Constitution and anyone who dare so passionately aspouse it’s virtues.

2: Power Mad and an Enemy of Liberty.


25 posted on 07/20/2010 11:00:59 AM PDT by Eddie01 (All we every really knew was it was crazy to be doin' it any other way)
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To: Dogbert41
"We shouldn't make this kind of profit on oil or on health or on war or on prisons. All these industries should be public industries."

How come it's OK to get rich selling makeup, scandals, crappy films or crappy music but you are not allowed to get rich providing a truly valuable service or product, like health or energy?
Typical liberal upside-down thinking.

26 posted on 07/20/2010 11:01:04 AM PDT by BitWielder1 (Corporate Profits are better than Government Waste)
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To: Dogbert41

Oliver Stone is an A$$HOLE!

I prefer Oliver Clothesoff!


27 posted on 07/20/2010 11:06:53 AM PDT by Mich Patriot
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To: Dogbert41
From IMDB.com:

"After dropping out of Yale University, Oliver Stone became a soldier in the Vietnam War.(snip)
Returning from the war, Stone did not return to graduate from Yale."

So...he dropped out of college and never returned, not to college anyway, but he apparently did go to "film school".

Not to disparage college dropouts, of whom I know many, but what exactly is Oliver Stone's training and education that makes him an expert in international business/oil production/anything other than making crap movies?

Therefore, why should we give a tenth of a flying flip about anything he has to say?

Scouts Out! Cavalry Ho!

28 posted on 07/20/2010 11:07:02 AM PDT by wku man (Claire Wolfe's clock is winding down...tick......tick..........tick...............tick..............)
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To: Dogbert41

He needs to shut up and keep making movies that suck. I challenge anyone to name one movie that this skitzo has made that didn’t make you want to fall asleep in the first hour.


29 posted on 07/20/2010 11:07:38 AM PDT by stratboy
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To: Dogbert41
US should nationalize oil resources

No kidding?

I am stunned ....NOT.

30 posted on 07/20/2010 11:18:34 AM PDT by BARLF
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To: Dogbert41

I think we should deport him to North Korea and revoke his US passport.


31 posted on 07/20/2010 11:20:28 AM PDT by wac3rd (Somwhere in Hell, Ted Kennedy snickers....)
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To: Dogbert41

Filmmakers should stick to making films.


32 posted on 07/20/2010 11:21:24 AM PDT by stanz
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To: Dogbert41

It’s moving towards that. They just can’t use the word nationalize. They’ll do it a little at a time until it’s the same as nationalized, without anyone saying the word.


33 posted on 07/20/2010 11:21:51 AM PDT by Leftism is Mentally Deranged (How can I annoy a liberal today?)
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To: Dogbert41

The US should nationalize the Venezuelan oil industry along with the Mexican one.


34 posted on 07/20/2010 11:23:18 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: BitWielder1
Heck, why stop there? Housing, food, and clothing are even more immediate necessities - shouldn't these also be nationalized to remove the the evils of profit from them as well?

Unbelievable. Do these communists really think that nationalizing industry removes profit incentive and makes industry more efficient? It doesn't - all it does is SHIFT the profit incentive from the actual producers to the parasitic ruling bureaucracy. How is this any different from feudal totalitarianism?

35 posted on 07/20/2010 11:26:11 AM PDT by Zeddicus
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To: Sgt_Schultze
The US should nationalize the film industry.

There's no need to do so when we already have dozens of little Leni Riefenstahls eager serving the Party, and what's more, by scamming the public out of billions of dollars to watch thinly-veiled but gorgeously photographed propaganda.

36 posted on 07/20/2010 11:33:04 AM PDT by andy58-in-nh (America does not need to be organized: it needs to be liberated.)
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To: Sgt_Schultze
The US should nationalize the film industry.

It kind of already is on its' own. It's all left all the time. Most of the right ones are too afraid to speak up.

37 posted on 07/20/2010 11:34:42 AM PDT by b4its2late (The Lord made man before woman to give him time to think of an answer for her first question.)
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To: Sgt_Schultze
The US should nationalize the film industry.

Hitler would have approved of that too.

As it was, Hollywood shut down production of films critical of Hitler and Nazi Germany in the 1930s and they didn't want to sour Germany as a foreign market for film distribution.

38 posted on 07/20/2010 11:37:51 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (I wish our president loved the US military as much as he loves Paul McCartney.)
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To: Zeddicus
How is this any different from feudal totalitarianism?

There is no difference, that's exactly where we're heading.
Except for the lefts penchant to come up with new nice sounding names for the rejected policies of the past.

BTW, they are already doing housing (via subsidized Fannie and Freddie) and food (via regulations that will drive small farmers out of business).
They haven't quite gotten to clothes yet, probably because a lot of it is made in China.

39 posted on 07/20/2010 11:38:57 AM PDT by BitWielder1 (Corporate Profits are better than Government Waste)
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To: Dogbert41

Idiots who watch TV and pay for Hollywood movies enable and enpower these people.


40 posted on 07/20/2010 11:52:14 AM PDT by Frantzie (Democrats = Party of I*lam)
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To: Dogbert41

Idiots who watch TV and pay for Hollywood movies enable and enpower these people.


41 posted on 07/20/2010 11:52:21 AM PDT by Frantzie (Democrats = Party of I*lam)
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To: a fool in paradise
Hollywood shut down production of films critical of Hitler and Nazi Germany in the 1930s

Good point. I can't think of any anti-Hitler Hollywood films made in the 1930s. (People think of Charlie Chaplin's The Great Dictator but that wasn't released until 1940.)

42 posted on 07/20/2010 11:56:40 AM PDT by Gideon7
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To: Dogbert41
Oliver Stone: US should nationalize oil resources

That's what 0's working on, Ollie.

43 posted on 07/20/2010 11:57:14 AM PDT by al_c (http://www.blowoutcongress.com)
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To: Gideon7

There were some made but Hollywood did give them are hard time with the studio system. There were also memos included.

I read about it in some book on Hollywood censorship (including the Hayes Code and the Communist blacklist).

It was not essential to go through the Hollywood system (adults only films with nudity and other extreme subject matter were made in the 1930s-1960s).

I don’t recall the name of the book but the cover is grey/silver with a yellow logo and an image of a woman with a gun from something like a crime/noir film.


44 posted on 07/20/2010 12:03:45 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (I wish our president loved the US military as much as he loves Paul McCartney.)
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To: Dogbert41

Someone should tell this dumbass about the PEMEX spill at Veracruz back in the 80s that went on for eight months.


45 posted on 07/20/2010 12:41:48 PM PDT by ccmay (Too much Law; not enough Order.)
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To: Dogbert41

Nationalize the film industry and cap all salaries at $150k per year. Most of them aren’t worth that much.


46 posted on 07/20/2010 12:53:54 PM PDT by TigersEye (Greenhouse Theory is false. Totally debunked. "GH gases" is a non-sequitur.)
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To: Sgt_Schultze
"The US should nationalize the film industry."

You could make the argument that it's already been done - at least when Democrats are in power. Hollywood is a one-party machine.

47 posted on 07/20/2010 1:06:16 PM PDT by OldDeckHand
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To: BradtotheBone

Yes, and we should take the stars off the flag and replace it with a hammer and cycle. We could change the name to the United Soviet States of America and control all aspects of life with a 5 year plan. then we could round up the enemies of the state—you name will be on that list for crass capitalism. You might save yourself if you make a movie called The life of our glorious leader Obama and his transformation of the corrupt land into a worker’s paradise.


48 posted on 07/20/2010 3:59:45 PM PDT by Forward the Light Brigade (Into the Jaws of H*ll)
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