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Jeremy Irons rips Michael Bloomberg, Nanny State
Human Events ^ | 4/4/2013 | David Harsanyi

Posted on 04/04/2013 6:22:27 PM PDT by Beave Meister

Granted, the actor did get into some trouble recently when he wondered aloud if gay marriage would “debase” marital law, allowing men to marry their sons to avoid estate taxes.

And less recently he said, ”If a man puts his hand on a woman’s bottom, any woman worth her salt can deal with it. It’s communication.” (Perhaps that’s how it works for Jeremy Irons. I remain skeptical.)

Whatever the case, his position on paternalistic do-gooders in this HuffPo Live interview, is right on.

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


TOPICS: Chit/Chat
KEYWORDS: bloomberg; corruption; democrats; fraud; jeremyirons; liberals; michaelbloomberg; nannystate; newyork; obama
Character assassination by the left to begin in 3....2....1
1 posted on 04/04/2013 6:22:27 PM PDT by Beave Meister
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To: Beave Meister

This guy walked off the Hollywood plantation TWICE! Eva Longoria Twitter attack pending...


2 posted on 04/04/2013 6:28:36 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: Beave Meister

Now is the time on Sprockets when we dance!

3 posted on 04/04/2013 6:30:29 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy (The ballot box is a sham. Nothing will change until after the war.)
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To: Beave Meister
I know he's been a big supporter of the Labour party in GB, but I've always liked him as an actor. He was tremendous as Father Gabriel in The Mission and as Tiberias in Kingdom of Heaven.
4 posted on 04/04/2013 6:35:34 PM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Qui me amat, amat et canem meum.)
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To: Beave Meister

here he is talking about a father marrying a son
http://www.dlisted.com/2013/04/03/i-cant-files-jeremy-irons-thoughts-gay-marriage


5 posted on 04/04/2013 6:45:13 PM PDT by RummyChick
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To: RummyChick

btw, there are a lot of libs with lots of money that might be looking into whether they can marry their sons to get rid of death duties now that someone came up with the idea.


6 posted on 04/04/2013 6:46:38 PM PDT by RummyChick
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To: Viennacon
He also had concerns about gay marriage: "Could a father not marry his son?"

HAHA that should drive the liberals crazy.

7 posted on 04/04/2013 6:49:00 PM PDT by exist
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To: RummyChick

incest in California requires sex

http://www.shouselaw.com/incest.html

SO, can a father and son marry under the same sex law in California???


8 posted on 04/04/2013 6:49:16 PM PDT by RummyChick
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To: RummyChick
While Irons' comments were certainly interesting, the interviewer was completely oblivious to the irony of his own words at the end of this exchange:

Jeremy: It's not incest between men. Incest is there to protect us against inbreeding, but men don't breed, so incest wouldn't cover that. Now if that was so, then if I wanted to pass on my estate without death duties, I could marry my son and pass on my estate to him.

Josh: No, that sounds like a total red herring. I'm sure that incest law would still cover same-sex marriages.

Jeremy: Really, why?

Josh: Because I don't think that incest law is only justified on the basis of the consequences of procreation. I think there's also a moral approbation that's associated with incest.

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And not so long ago, there was also a moral approbation that was associated with homosexuality...

9 posted on 04/04/2013 6:53:27 PM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Qui me amat, amat et canem meum.)
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To: RummyChick

There is someone out there in the Federal Government going OH SH&^ Jeremy Irons, if the SCOTUS lets states decide they they can have same sex marriage we might just lose 100s of millions of dollars in estate taxes....

But can a Mother marry a son right now and have no sex which means no incest and evade Estate taxes?

I dont know.


10 posted on 04/04/2013 6:56:13 PM PDT by RummyChick
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To: exist

I liked the interviewer’s response ... he actually had moral issues with a father marrying a son. Morals? what the heck does morals have to do with anything anymore with this bunch?

I have been saying for a while we need the most wacked out people we can find ... even nambla ... to push the envelope and protest and ask these liberals why they can’t do what they want as well? why can’t a father marry his son in the National Cathedral? who are these people to judge ... etc etc :-)


11 posted on 04/04/2013 7:51:07 PM PDT by plain talk
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To: Joe 6-pack

I thought he was good in the remake of Lolita. Although it would be hard to top Stanley Kubrick.


12 posted on 04/04/2013 8:02:29 PM PDT by BBell (And Now for Something Completely Different)
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To: RummyChick

Very interesting. The key is that people are linking sex with marriage through assumption only. Thus a sex less marriage between parent and offspring would not be incest, since the sex part is the definition of incest. With careful planning estates could be passed down from generation to generation without a dime of taxes being paid. The government would never collect a dime from anyone who planned ahead.
Marriage would devolve from a loving union of man and women into a tax shelter scheme. When polygamy is declared constitutionally protected in the near future, marriage will become another name for a will. What we know as true marriage will become something with a different name. A person in the future will marry everyone mentioned in their will, and be (fill in the blank) with the one they love.


13 posted on 04/04/2013 9:08:52 PM PDT by gusty
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To: Beave Meister; SheLion; Eric Blair 2084; -YYZ-; 31R1O; 383rr; AFreeBird; AGreatPer; Alamo-Girl; ...

Nanny State PING!


14 posted on 04/07/2013 3:15:03 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Drag Me From Hell!)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Thanks for the ping!


15 posted on 04/07/2013 8:32:28 PM PDT by Alamo-Girl
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