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Obama Is a ‘Snake’ and ‘We Have to Turn on Him’ Says Oliver Stone
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Posted on 08/14/2013 10:58:40 AM PDT by Lucky9teen

Film director Oliver Stone—who has made no secret of his liberal political views—called President Barack Obama a “snake” for his role in National Security Agency spying programs that have become, he said, more about silencing protestors than finding terrorists.

“Obama is a snake,” Stone told an audience in Tokyo on Monday. “He’s a snake. And we have to turn on him.”

“The Boston Marathon, they were so busy tracking down potential protestors…that they missed the bombers,” Stone told the Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Japan. “It’s never about terrorists, it always becomes about the way J. Edgar Hoover did it; he brought all the weight of government to bear against protestors. He didn’t like protestors. He thought they were left-wing communists. He never could find the proof, but by the time the Vietnam War came around, as you know, 500,000 people were on the list, and they were being eavesdropped on. And where are we now? Same place.”

Stone said that admitted NSA leaker Edward Snowden “is a hero to me. He sacrificed his well-being for the good of us all” and that Russia’s Vladimir Putin did the right thing by granting Snowden asylum, according to PressTV.

“I’m proud of him for doing it,” Stone said of Putin and Russia. “We need more countries to stand up to the U.S.”

Stone also called Snowden a hero last month and said it’s “a disgrace that Obama is more concerned with hunting him down [Snowden] than reforming these George Bush-style eavesdropping techniques.”

Last summer in the lead up to the 2012 Republican National Convention, Stone said he’d vote for Ron Paul over Obama if Paul secured the GOP nomination. Stone suggested that Paul was the “only one” who’s “saying anything intelligent about the future of the world.”

Relations between Russia and the U.S. have been frosty since the Snowden asylum decision, with Obama abruptly canceling a meeting with Putin, which was taken as a snub.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Music/Entertainment; TV/Movies
KEYWORDS: castrosfriend; communismkills; corruption; criminalpresident; democrats; hollywoodreds; nakedcommunist; nsa; obama; oliverstone; oliverstoned; prodictator; scandals; snake; usefulidiot; wakeup
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Hmmm....not sure what to make of this...
1 posted on 08/14/2013 10:58:40 AM PDT by Lucky9teen
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To: Lucky9teen

First the New York Times and now Oliver Stone. Two stories in a day that shock me.


2 posted on 08/14/2013 10:59:53 AM PDT by RummyChick
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To: Lucky9teen
Another useful idiot who is finding he has outlived hos usefulness
3 posted on 08/14/2013 11:01:21 AM PDT by rdcbn
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To: Lucky9teen

Well, it’s the first time I’ve heard Oliver Stone say anything I would agree with.


4 posted on 08/14/2013 11:01:43 AM PDT by PhiloBedo (You gotta roll with the punches and get with what's real.)
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To: F15Eagle

Look for the “second term is coming to an end, where the hell is my Socialist Utopia?” crowd to come crawling out of the woodwork.


6 posted on 08/14/2013 11:07:35 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Lucky9teen

Any sign of liberals waking up to the fact that they are mere PAWNS in 0bama’s totalitarian state crusade is a positive thing. By the way, where’s the ‘satire’ tag on this article?


7 posted on 08/14/2013 11:08:05 AM PDT by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (If Americans were as concerned for their country as Egyptians are, Obama would be ousted!)
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To: Lucky9teen

It appears that Oliver Stone is a rare kind of person. A liberal with a non negotiable principle.

For most liberals, and almost all of the msm, principles are negotiable, depending on who is doing what. In the case of Obama, he can do almost anything without backlash.

Kudos to Oliver Stone, even if he and I agree about 1% of the time.


8 posted on 08/14/2013 11:09:28 AM PDT by brownsfan (Behold, the power of government cheese.)
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To: Lucky9teen

Think of Trotsky after he parted ways with Stalin.


9 posted on 08/14/2013 11:09:57 AM PDT by rightwingcrazy
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To: PhiloBedo
Well, it’s the first time I’ve heard Oliver Stone say anything I would agree with.

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Agreed. What's scary about the Oliver Stones and Matt Damon's of the world, though, is they have the answer correct, but their work is all wrong. To them Obama is not Progressive enough. Wha?

11 posted on 08/14/2013 11:10:46 AM PDT by NotYourAverageDhimmi
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To: Buckeye McFrog

“Look for the “second term is coming to an end, where the hell is my Socialist Utopia?” crowd to come crawling out of the woodwork.”

Those people are so irredeemably stupid that dealing with them will be easy for Dems. They’ll simply say the groundwork has been laid, but Bush, (the eeeevil George Buuuush!), screwed things up so bad, it will take more time. Now just elect Hillary, and it will be utopia time very soon.


12 posted on 08/14/2013 11:11:39 AM PDT by brownsfan (Behold, the power of government cheese.)
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To: Lucky9teen

Stone needs a tattoo on his forehead: ‘MT’


13 posted on 08/14/2013 11:13:11 AM PDT by SMARTY ("The test of every religious, political, or educational system is the man that it forms." H. Amiel)
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To: Lucky9teen

Dear Oliver: just because you thought a snake was a cuddly snuggle-rabbit doesn’t mean the snake changed. He just bit you, and reality intruded on your make-believe world. Some of us knew he was a snake right from the start.


14 posted on 08/14/2013 11:13:56 AM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: Lucky9teen

Been irrelevant for a long time, Ollie?


15 posted on 08/14/2013 11:14:50 AM PDT by ozzymandus
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To: Lucky9teen; a fool in paradise

Stone Stoned!


16 posted on 08/14/2013 11:15:40 AM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: Lucky9teen
Hmmm....not sure what to make of this...

Me neither. Perhaps we should ask Oliver to make a pro Tea Party flick and apologize to the whole world for living the life of a COMPLETE IDIOT for as many years as he has.

17 posted on 08/14/2013 11:17:32 AM PDT by InterceptPoint
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To: Lucky9teen

Some leftists become genuine freedom fighters, or has it in them from the start.

Like Oriana Fallaci.


18 posted on 08/14/2013 11:17:59 AM PDT by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (Obama: the bearded lady of Muslim Brotherhood))
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To: Lucky9teen

Snakes are God’s creatures, and they have no concept of good or evil. They just are.

Obama was also one of God’s creations, but he has turned to the dark side, and has become an agent of Satan.

It’s not fair to snakes to compare them with Obama.


19 posted on 08/14/2013 11:18:14 AM PDT by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: Lucky9teen
Snake vs. Mongoose.

Get out the popcorn, this should be fun to watch.

20 posted on 08/14/2013 11:18:19 AM PDT by who_would_fardels_bear
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