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Ben Affleck Is Living on $1.50 Per Day--And Here's Why (Ben will do 5 DAYS!! - rolls eyes)
ABC News via Yahoo! News ^ | 2 hours 42 minutes ago | By Lesley Messer | ABC News Blogs

Posted on 04/24/2013 11:44:49 AM PDT by F15Eagle

He's a Hollywood actor, producer and director, but Ben Affleck will be living beneath his means in a big way.

The Oscar winner, 40, is joining Josh Groban, Debi Mazar, Sophia Bush and "The Avengers" star Tom Hiddleston and getting involved with the Live Below the Line campaign, which encourages people to live on $1.50 per day for five days, from April 29 to May 3.

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


TOPICS: TV/Movies
KEYWORDS: affleck; allforshow; ben; faker; idiot; liberal; liberals; whocares
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Typical Hollywood limousine liberal. Good grief, he's gonna suffer for a WHOLE FIVE DAYS.

The comments below are hilarious. People are not fooled by this hype.

1 posted on 04/24/2013 11:44:49 AM PDT by F15Eagle
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To: F15Eagle

Golly, I have to get my giffashit card punched again?


2 posted on 04/24/2013 11:45:28 AM PDT by laweeks
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To: F15Eagle
Oh my gosh....He'll starve....He'll die.....Hope there's a medic nearby.

What an ah.

3 posted on 04/24/2013 11:45:50 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: F15Eagle

This really is just about the dumbest possible way to bring attention to something you “care” about.

Not to mention that it’s a lie to begin with.


4 posted on 04/24/2013 11:46:07 AM PDT by Noamie
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To: F15Eagle
Keep an eye out for him at grocery stores and White House dinners:


5 posted on 04/24/2013 11:46:08 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: F15Eagle

He’ll use it as a “study” and produce a new movie: “Po’ Like Me”


6 posted on 04/24/2013 11:46:39 AM PDT by freedumb2003 (LBJ declared war on poverty and lost. Barack Obama declared war on prosperity and won. /csmusaret)
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To: Noamie

If that’s what they are spending on food, how much is their monthly rent? Bet it is far short of a thousand dollars a month many ‘mericans are paying.


7 posted on 04/24/2013 11:47:11 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: F15Eagle

If I had a mansion and all my bills paid I could live on $0 a day until the next cycle, big deal. Move out of your house Ben with no credit cards and only about $10 and see how far you get, oxygen thief.


8 posted on 04/24/2013 11:48:00 AM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: F15Eagle

I'll stick with Joel McCrea and Veronica Lake.

9 posted on 04/24/2013 11:49:28 AM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: F15Eagle

Wonder what credit cards he’ll use?


10 posted on 04/24/2013 11:49:38 AM PDT by albie (s)
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To: F15Eagle

I was in college for 4 years and regularly lived off of less than that. If we had $20 at any given time, it was used at the local Sam’s Club for Ramen noodles.


11 posted on 04/24/2013 11:49:39 AM PDT by rarestia (It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
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To: F15Eagle

Yesterday, the day before my new adventure I went shopping.
I bought, Caviar, Vodka, Prime rib, Salmon, Champagne,etc...

Today, I am well and truly ready to live on one dollar ...even less than he can. so there.


12 posted on 04/24/2013 11:50:10 AM PDT by Christian1
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To: F15Eagle

Will he employ the “Winona Ryder” approach and just shoplift?


13 posted on 04/24/2013 11:52:03 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: F15Eagle
"Ben Affleck Is Living on $1.50 Per Day..."

.... HA .... just hang out at Costco and chow down on a tasty "Ghetto Lunch" by eating their free samples and buy one of their Kosher Hotdog and Sodas which totals the magic targeted price .... $1.50!! Yup .... it can be done!!

14 posted on 04/24/2013 11:52:03 AM PDT by R_Kangel ( "A Nation of Sheep ..... Will Beget ..... a Nation Ruled by Wolves.")
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To: F15Eagle

He and his cohort Matt Damon went to a very prestigious private school growing up.

They’ve never been poor, except at acting.


15 posted on 04/24/2013 11:52:25 AM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do ithat when I have a fire.)
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To: F15Eagle

So, in other words, the Been Afflicted one is going on a 5-day diet and generating a lot of publicity to boot?

Or he’s planning to go to a lot of those celebrity events where he’s served free 8-course dinners?

Celebrities are frequently “comped” when they go to restaurants—after which they are frequently known to stiff the wait staff.

What tools these self-praising ones are.


16 posted on 04/24/2013 11:54:04 AM PDT by House Atreides
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To: driftdiver

After seeing Matt Damon’s liberal rants I understood why people don’t like him.


17 posted on 04/24/2013 11:54:30 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: F15Eagle
like I give a freakin care about what limo-liberal does to amuse himself... His fake concern means nothing to the real people and everything to the brain dead zombies.  photo OMG.jpg
18 posted on 04/24/2013 11:55:52 AM PDT by baddog 219
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To: F15Eagle

To do it right, he needs to build a cardboard shelter behind a dumpster, and sleep in a bundle of flea infected rags.


19 posted on 04/24/2013 11:56:08 AM PDT by pallis
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To: F15Eagle

Worthless event complete with a total lack of understanding of economics of cost of living. FAIL.


20 posted on 04/24/2013 11:56:28 AM PDT by Wyatt's Torch (I can explain it to you. I can't understand it for you.)
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To: F15Eagle

If he lived out of a shopping cart and begging was the only way he could get money, then I might respect him.

I used to see the homeless every day when I went by Loaves and Fishes, Sacramento’s homeless shelter.

While I’ve seen it, I have no idea what it’s really like but I’m sure it’s far worse than I imagine.

This living on a buck fifty is actually insulting to the homeless. Is he going out looking for cans or cigarette butts to smoke?

Why not help people that are starving in America? That’s why it’s nice to tithe to the local Church, the money stays in the community and they don’t have a 95% overhead on the money. I don’t see my Pastor driving a Rolls like the Baghwan did. Whatever happened to that guy? They showed a video of his followers slaving in the fields and he pulls up in a Rolls to his mansion; how did he keep his followers in line?


21 posted on 04/24/2013 11:57:38 AM PDT by Lx (Do you like it, do you like it. Scott? I call it Mr. and Mrs. Tennerman chili.)
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To: laweeks

22 posted on 04/24/2013 11:57:40 AM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight,, he'll just kill you.)
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To: F15Eagle

If he’s sleeping at home at night then he’s not living on a buck fifty a day.


23 posted on 04/24/2013 11:58:08 AM PDT by circlecity
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To: F15Eagle

I’d be more impressed if Affleck would donate to the hungry 50% of his earnings, and get at least half of Hollyweird to do likewise, for a minimum of 10 years. I’ll go out on a limb and suggest that the people around the world who suffer from abject poverty and endless hunger are NOT impressed with this publicity stunt.


24 posted on 04/24/2013 11:58:41 AM PDT by SoldierDad (Proud dad of an Army Soldier who has survived 24 months of Combat deployment.)
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To: Vaquero

Where can I get a care-o-meter? My giffashit card is all shredded.


25 posted on 04/24/2013 11:58:45 AM PDT by laweeks
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To: laweeks

LOL!


26 posted on 04/24/2013 11:59:10 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker
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To: nickcarraway

Veronica Lake to McCrea: “ You can’t even stay out of town!”


27 posted on 04/24/2013 12:00:31 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker
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To: F15Eagle

You know what would be a better idea, Ben? If you really wanted to help — and not just feel good about yourself and morally superior — you would live a nice but not lavish lifestyle and increase your charitable contributions significantly. Or improve these peoples’ lives the good, old-fashioned Capitalist way — invest in a business that creates jobs for people and allows them to generate wealth.


28 posted on 04/24/2013 12:02:34 PM PDT by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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To: nickcarraway

Affleck would’ve stuck with the Land Yacht.


29 posted on 04/24/2013 12:03:10 PM PDT by Argus
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To: F15Eagle

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Ben Afflek is worth around $65 million. Interesting that he should choose to decrease his consumption (in effect making himself richer) than openly donate some of his largesse to the cause.

Limosine Liberal Rule #1 - Never dip into capital.


30 posted on 04/24/2013 12:03:14 PM PDT by Ol' Sox (Those who advocate should be first in line to experience the consequences of their convictions.)
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To: F15Eagle; All

“After seeing Matt Damon’s liberal rants I understood why people don’t like him.”

Damon just listed his Miami home for $14,500,000.00 Afflecks home is right down the street. “Slummin With the Stars : )


31 posted on 04/24/2013 12:04:56 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker
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To: F15Eagle


32 posted on 04/24/2013 12:07:12 PM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Mater tua caligas exercitus gerit ;-{)
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To: Ol' Sox

I sure hope Ben Affleck can survive for 5 DAYS on $1.50 per day of food.

Wow, he feels their pain. /huge sarc


33 posted on 04/24/2013 12:14:06 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: F15Eagle

Gandhi move over....


34 posted on 04/24/2013 12:14:49 PM PDT by Kozak (The Republic is dead. I do not owe what we have any loyalty, wealth or sympathy.)
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To: F15Eagle

This will help the impoverished so much they won’t even know... notice... I mean it won’t help anyone


35 posted on 04/24/2013 12:15:00 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: laweeks

I googled it....lots more there too...some say give a f*** o meter, so I decided against those....

I had a give a S*** o meter animated gif, that the needle oscillated but I cant find that one.


36 posted on 04/24/2013 12:16:25 PM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight,, he'll just kill you.)
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To: GeronL

I think Ben’s fake caring is blowing up all over the news.

Nobody, except for a few idiot liberals who buy into fake symbolism, is/are impressed by this obvious stunt.


37 posted on 04/24/2013 12:18:16 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: F15Eagle
A reminder that we can’t mistake the man in ARGO for the liberal phony of real life.
38 posted on 04/24/2013 12:19:30 PM PDT by jmaroneps37 (Conservatism is truth. Liberalism is lies.)
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To: nickcarraway
"I'll stick with Joel McCrea and Veronica Lake."

One of my favorites!
39 posted on 04/24/2013 12:23:35 PM PDT by BikerJoe
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To: SunkenCiv

for your ping list


40 posted on 04/24/2013 12:24:10 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: F15Eagle

Is he pitching a tent in a Costco parking lot?


41 posted on 04/24/2013 12:32:22 PM PDT by hope (Whom the Son sets free is free indeed!)
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To: F15Eagle

Every summer I go camping for a week. Since there are not stores in the middle of nowhere, I live on a lot less than $1.50. Costs me about $200 in gas to get there...but after that, I am free and clear.


42 posted on 04/24/2013 12:34:17 PM PDT by Vermont Lt (Does anybody really know what time it is? Does anybody really care?)
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To: hope

First, Affleck will have to go on Leno, Letterman, Jimmy Fallon to talk about “the great sacrifice” he is making - for 5 days.


43 posted on 04/24/2013 12:44:21 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: F15Eagle

And just how much do the clothes he is wearing during the 5 days cost?


44 posted on 04/24/2013 12:49:13 PM PDT by funfan
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To: funfan

It’s all about the symbolism of the limousine liberal.

Facts just get in the way of their fake causes.


45 posted on 04/24/2013 12:51:19 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: driftdiver
He and his cohort Matt Damon went to a very prestigious private school growing up.

You know who else went to that school, right?

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, you might have heard of him.

46 posted on 04/24/2013 12:51:59 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: F15Eagle

Live on $1.50.

Easy enough to live on $1.50 a day of food, if you only have to do it for 5 days. But who’s paying for your shelter, water, insurance, electricity, etc.?

If he wants to have a real experience, he should pick up a knife and walk into the wilderness for 5 days. That’s an eye opener and might just cure him of his civilization guilt.


47 posted on 04/24/2013 12:54:43 PM PDT by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: dfwgator

Amazing isn’t it.


48 posted on 04/24/2013 1:15:24 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do ithat when I have a fire.)
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To: F15Eagle

Idiots... and they will cheat... food, whiskey... cocaine etc.

LLS


49 posted on 04/24/2013 1:15:33 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: F15Eagle

I’ve gone three days living on 0.00/day a few times. I’m sure I could go 5 days on 0.00/day. If I was doing it to receive the praise of men, as this guy is doing, it would be pretty easy.


50 posted on 04/24/2013 1:42:37 PM PDT by demshateGod (The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
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