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HOW AWFUL! Oprah’s “The Butler” Is Chock Full of Racist Lies (Video)
Gateway Pundit ^ | 8-20-2013 | Jim Hoft

Posted on 08/21/2013 4:59:13 AM PDT by servo1969

How absolutely horrible! Oprah and Hollywood are going ga-ga over The Butler a project that is purposely filled with racist lies from beginning to end. What horrible people.

As Eric Bolling pointed out today on The Five that the “real” Butler was born in Virginia. His mother was never raped by a white man. His father was never killed by a white man. That was just included as an extra jab at whitey.

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There’s more… The real Butler’s life story was not bad enough so they had to fill it up with racist lies. Hoover.org reported:

"Born in 1919, Eugene Allen grew up in segregated Virginia, and slowly worked his way up the butler profession, largely without incident. Unlike the fictional Cecil Gaines, he did not watch the boss rape his mother on a Georgia farm, only to shoot a bullet through his father’s head as he starts to protest the incident, leading Cecil years later to escape his past for a better future.

Instead, over a period of years, Allen rose from a “pantry man” to the highest position in White House service, Maître d’hôtel. His life was marked by quiet distinction and personal happiness. He was married to the same woman, Helene, for 65 years. He had one son, Charles, who served in Vietnam. During the Reagan years, Nancy Reagan invited Allen and his wife to a state dinner as guests. When he retired shortly afterwards, “President Reagan wrote him a sweet note. Nancy Reagan hugged him, tight,” according to the story in the Washington Post. During service, he never said a word of criticism about any president. Nor was his resignation an act of political protest.

The fictional Cecil, however, does not come to the White House under Truman, but arrives in 1957, just in time for one of the defining events of the civil rights movement—namely, President Eisenhower’s reluctant but firm decision to move federal troops into Little Rock, Arkansas, after Orval Faubus quite literally barred the school room door.

In general, the movie is full of hype. Cecil’s wholly fictional older son Louis gets involved in the civil rights movement from the time of the sit-ins through the rise of the Black Panther movement, and a younger brother, who professes pride in his country pays the ultimate sacrifice in Vietnam. Cecil’s wife, Gloria, falls prey to alcoholism and for a time has a shabby affair with the guy next door.

Gaines’ service is marked by quiet frustration, knowing that black workers suffered a 40 percent wage deficit that lasted under the Reagan years, while being excluded from well-deserved promotions. When the weight of these injustices hit him, Cecil resigns to join his son Louis in a protest movement. When Slate’s, Aisha Harris was asked “How True is The Butler?” her candid answer was “not much.”

Read the rest here.


TOPICS: Arts/Photography; Business/Economy; History; Society
KEYWORDS: butler; obama; oprah; oprahmovie; oprahracist; racism; racistlies; thebutler

1 posted on 08/21/2013 4:59:13 AM PDT by servo1969
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To: servo1969

“chocked full of racist lies”

Of course it is.


2 posted on 08/21/2013 5:01:52 AM PDT by txrangerette ("...hold to the truth; speak without fear." - Glenn Beck)
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To: servo1969

Look at the cast: it’s a roll call Communists.


3 posted on 08/21/2013 5:07:41 AM PDT by Old Sarge (Opinions are like orgasms: only mine count, and I couldn't care less if you have one...)
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To: servo1969

SURPRISE SURPRISE SURPRISE

NOT!!!!!!!!!!!


4 posted on 08/21/2013 5:07:53 AM PDT by Tupelo (There are no Republicans or Democrats in Washington. Just Millionaires protecting their turf.)
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To: txrangerette

I believe Hanoi Jayne is in that movie so BOYCOT IT.

The movie industry won’t make money on me seeing the film, the last movie I recall watching was “Lassie”


5 posted on 08/21/2013 5:08:43 AM PDT by DaveA37
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To: servo1969

Lies?

Well, how else can the ‘victim’ mentality be perpetuated?

Never mind the social, educational, economic, employment, etc. gains over the past 40 years...rather, just focus on racial inequities in America BEFORE Republicans forced better laws into place for American minorities.

It is imperative for Liberals to constantly ‘educate’ each successive generation into the mentality that they are NOT favored, entitled, and shamefully indulged beyond ALL reason and out of all proportion to actual necessity!!


6 posted on 08/21/2013 5:13:01 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: servo1969

Just out of idle curiosity (very idle), how much campaign cash have the Democrats and liberal causes raked in from these listed ‘stars’? On the other hand, has ANYBODY involved with this movie EVER contributed to a non-liberal cause or party (note that this clause is designed to eliminate contributions made to a certain GOVERNATOR!)

In other words this is, at best, a work of fiction based on a straw man who bears a resemblance to someones mental image of a real man. Then again, why should this Hollywood product be any different that most of what comes out of that place!


7 posted on 08/21/2013 5:19:04 AM PDT by SES1066 (Government governs best when it governs least!)
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To: servo1969

After Django made a few waves, we should have known more racially incendiary movies would be coming out.

Right now, they are ‘hot’ items and film makers will capitalize, even if they have to make the ‘facts’ fit the agenda.

Look for more such movies.


8 posted on 08/21/2013 5:19:07 AM PDT by TomGuy (.)
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To: servo1969

Not that I would ever pay money to see a movie with Jane Fonda in it any way.


9 posted on 08/21/2013 5:19:49 AM PDT by smokingfrog ( ==> sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: SMARTY

I think the way to turn tables on liberals is to tell them that the Butler has the storytelling quality of some of the early Christian movies. Very little nuance, hammering the message over and over while having very little connection to real people’s experience. Such a shame to see Hollywood regress in it’s abilities to tell a story.


10 posted on 08/21/2013 5:20:07 AM PDT by mongrel
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To: smokingfrog
Not that I would ever pay money to see a movie with Jane Fonda in it any way.

Is this the movie where she plays Nancy Reagan?

What next? Rosie O'Doughnut plays Marilyn Monroe?

And anything with Forest Whitaker should wind up on the cutting room floor in its entirety!

11 posted on 08/21/2013 5:24:53 AM PDT by N. Theknow (Kennedys=Can't drive, can't ski, can't fly, can't skipper a boat, but they know what's best for you.)
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To: servo1969

Racist, full or lies, obviously political, almost no connection to reality.

I smell Oscars. Maybe they could give it a “best documentary” award like Michael Moore and Al Gore.


12 posted on 08/21/2013 5:27:07 AM PDT by Pan_Yan
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To: mongrel

Right. Be a cultureal dissident and boycott Hollywood movies.

It’s like getting to vote twice.

Vote once at the ballot box and again at the ticket window.

Vote with your dollars and refuse to PAY THEIR RENT for them... they have ENOUGH money, and don’t need MINE!


13 posted on 08/21/2013 5:28:05 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: N. Theknow

In a statement to The Hollywood Reporter, Fonda said of her casting: “If it creates hoopla, it will cause more people to see the movie… I figured it would tweak the right. Who cares?”

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/2013/04/11/jane-fonda-tells-veterans-boycotting-her-movie-butler-to-get-life/#ixzz2cbfKX4VZ


14 posted on 08/21/2013 5:35:37 AM PDT by smokingfrog ( ==> sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: smokingfrog

I watched The Iron Lady with Meryl Streep as Lady Thatcher.

It wasn’t too bad, except the movie tried to give the impression that Lady Thatcher was frequently talking to her dead husband.

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Why would we expect anything different from the liberal entertainment industry.


15 posted on 08/21/2013 5:41:50 AM PDT by TomGuy (.)
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To: Progov

Not only is Hanoi Jayne in the movie, she is playing Nancy Reagan! How crazy is that... I figured this movie would be liberal Hollywood and wasn’t going to see it, but Fonda as Nancy Reagan???? That is an outrage.


16 posted on 08/21/2013 5:42:04 AM PDT by myrabach
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To: servo1969

It’s a d*mn shame they took the story of a good black man who worked hard and made something out of himself and turned it into trash.

THAT’S racist.


17 posted on 08/21/2013 5:51:41 AM PDT by Bodleian_Girl (No tag line today)
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To: servo1969

In general, the movie is full of hype.
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Sounds to me like it is full of something a lot smellier than hype.

But we all knew the movie was a piece of slimy feces when they got Hanoi Jane Fonda to play Nancy Reagan.

All of the darker set will watch this movie and go home believing it.


18 posted on 08/21/2013 6:06:15 AM PDT by Venturer ( cowardice posturing as tolerance =political correctness)
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To: TomGuy

This is no more than a face save for Orca and a continuing push by liberals for their “Africanized Planation Voters” to demand more reparations and privilege over Flyover Crackas, not equality.

The left sees their chances at solidifying socialism as about to diminish in 2014 and 2016. This movie is no more than “get out the vote” in their Plantation Voter Block by stirring shite. Factual or not is immaterial on the left, THE END JUSTIFIES THE MEANS.


19 posted on 08/21/2013 6:07:57 AM PDT by X-spurt (CRUZ missle - armed and ready.)
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To: TomGuy

Well, at least Meryl Streep can act.


20 posted on 08/21/2013 6:09:02 AM PDT by smokingfrog ( ==> sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: servo1969

And the low infos will such these inaccuracies up as gospel.

What a wonderful opportunity blown. I would have very much liked to have seen a movie or a biography on this man. Think of the unique perspective he had over many holders of higher office.

There was a piece on the White House staff on A&E or the History channel and it was lovely. I would have loved to have seen this...but when they put Jane Fonda in it...I knew this wasn’t going to be the story I was looking for. These articles confirm that. Keep stirring that racis pot, Oprah and Hollywood morons.


21 posted on 08/21/2013 6:18:51 AM PDT by SueRae (It isn't over. In God We Trust.)
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To: servo1969

The entire purpose of this movie is to foster racial hate and violence.

Americans are ignorant and believe that a “docu drama” is a history lesson, i.e. documented fact.

The goal here? See how many white people can be assaulted or killed by angry blacks after watching this piece of propaganda.

In a sick way, it is consistent that Oprah publicized this with her fake story of race discrimination.

This country will *never* recover from the race hatred promulgated by the Democrats and their racist in chief Obama. Ironic when one considers that Obama is just as much white as black.


22 posted on 08/21/2013 6:51:48 AM PDT by ChildOfThe60s (If you can remember the 60s.....you weren't really there)
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To: servo1969

Bookmark.


23 posted on 08/21/2013 7:00:12 AM PDT by SunTzuWu
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To: TomGuy

Django was the same thing that Tarantino did in ‘Kill Bill’ and ‘Inglorius Basterds’...a disenfranchised minority (women and Jews in the first two films) lashes out against The Man.


24 posted on 08/21/2013 7:07:43 AM PDT by Borges
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To: txrangerette

The American people will still believe the lies if Oprah says they are “truth”.


25 posted on 08/21/2013 7:11:13 AM PDT by Theodore R. (The grand pooh-bahs have spoken: "It's Jebbie's turn!")
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To: servo1969

“Poetic license” allows the race hustlers to twist the facts to fit the agenda. Propaganda 101.


26 posted on 08/21/2013 7:15:44 AM PDT by windsorknot (>>>)
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To: txrangerette

“In general, the movie is full of hype. “

Well we knew it would be didn’t we?


27 posted on 08/21/2013 9:44:46 AM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: servo1969

The real Mrs. Allen was a respectable church going woman. This movie turns her into a drunken tramp. The Allen family can’t be happy about this and it’s telling that they are not supporting the movie.


28 posted on 08/21/2013 9:51:41 AM PDT by stellaluna
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

Thanks servo1969.


29 posted on 08/22/2013 3:42:01 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (It's no coincidence that some "conservatives" echo the hard left.)
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To: servo1969

If we did a movie about the white side of race relations and packed it with as many self serving lies as this movie has - it would be called hate... and rightly so...


30 posted on 08/22/2013 10:52:05 AM PDT by GOPJ (- - NSA - The only part of government that actually listens...Joe Kovacs)
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To: myrabach

Jane Fonda AS Nancy Reagan...... is the movie industry’s long form “birth Certificate”


31 posted on 08/25/2013 6:57:07 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey (Block Captain..Tyranny Response Team / al-Kilab Division)
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To: servo1969

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- Billionaire (3 billion) Oprah sez (white) racists must die before… everything is ginger-peachy for (”Help! Help! I bein’ oppressed!”) blacks :

- http://newsbusters.org/blogs/noel-sheppard/2013/11/15/oprah-racists-have-die-racism-end

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32 posted on 11/17/2013 4:54:49 AM PST by devolve (- "He's (Obama) just 'too talented' to do what 'ordinary people' do." - Iranian-born Valerie Jarrett)
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