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Movie mogul says new Streep film to make NRA ‘wish they weren’t alive’
The Washington Times ^ | Wednesday, January 15, 2014 | By Emily Miller

Posted on 01/16/2014 4:24:15 AM PST by ImJustAnotherOkie

Movie producer Harvey Weinstein announced for the first time on Howard Stern’s radio show that he is making a full feature drama to try to destroy the National Rifle Association.

Mr. Stern asked Mr. Weinstein on Wednesday whether he owned a gun. The Hollywood heavyweight replied that he did not and never would. “I don’t think we need guns in this country. And I hate it,” the producer said. “I think the NRA is a disaster area.”

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It's well past time for a full blown boycott of the Hollywood Box Office.
1 posted on 01/16/2014 4:24:15 AM PST by ImJustAnotherOkie
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie

I think Hollywood is a disaster area..

I predict this movie will get good reviews but flop at the box office.


2 posted on 01/16/2014 4:26:10 AM PST by cableguymn (It's time for a second political party.)
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie

This will crash and burn no matter how much money and “star power” they throw at it.


3 posted on 01/16/2014 4:26:42 AM PST by Little Ray (How did I end up in this hand-basket, and why is it getting so hot?)
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie

Yep! Here is the gun control zealots credo cited in the article: The movie mogul said his vision was to scare people away from firearms.

Scare the women and timed men and that’s all you have to do....AND IT’S WORKING!


4 posted on 01/16/2014 4:28:21 AM PST by DH (Once the tainted finger of government touches anything the rot begins)
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie

I’ve felt that way already whenever I watch a Streep film.


5 posted on 01/16/2014 4:28:57 AM PST by relictele (Principiis obsta & Finem respice - Resist The Beginnings & Consider The End)
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie

My ‘actress’ is going to beat you up! I’m gonna make the NRA cry!

This guy actually makes movies? Streep? What a frigging hag.


6 posted on 01/16/2014 4:30:33 AM PST by Gaffer
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie

I haven’t paid to see a Streep film since “Sophie’s Choice,” and I have no plans to alter that trend, especially after her trashing of Walt Disney. These freaks aren’t happy unless they are tearing down anything that made America great.


7 posted on 01/16/2014 4:30:37 AM PST by cld51860 (Oderint dum metuant)
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie

I think Mr. Weinstein is overcompensating, if you get my drift...


8 posted on 01/16/2014 4:30:50 AM PST by sauropod (Fat Bottomed Girl: "What difference, at this point, does it make?")
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie

Harvey Weinstein is a “movie mogul?” Have we devalued the term “mogul?”


9 posted on 01/16/2014 4:30:52 AM PST by Gen.Blather
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie

10 posted on 01/16/2014 4:30:53 AM PST by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie

Liberals spending millions on a movie no one will see. Fine with me. Less money for them to donate to Democrats.


11 posted on 01/16/2014 4:32:21 AM PST by dirtboy
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To: cld51860

She’s the epitome of a haggish, bitter ex-wife.


12 posted on 01/16/2014 4:32:57 AM PST by Gaffer
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie

Weinstein you fat tub of LARD!!!


13 posted on 01/16/2014 4:35:41 AM PST by elcid1970 ("In the modern world, Muslims are living fossils.")
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie

Guess HollyWierd should take all of the guns out of their movies first.

Pray America is Waking


14 posted on 01/16/2014 4:38:56 AM PST by bray (http://www.braylog.com/id47.html)
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie

What do Weinstein and Streep’s armed bodyguards think about this?

Ever notice how the high-profile gun-grabbers are always themselves by people with guns?

Next Question: WHO is financing this? That info would tell you everything you need to know.


15 posted on 01/16/2014 4:41:58 AM PST by tcrlaf (Well, it is what the Sheeple voted for....)
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie

This says more about Howard Stern than Weinstein.


16 posted on 01/16/2014 4:45:40 AM PST by justrepublican (Screaming a "Vexatious requester" at a Wellstone memorial...........)
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie
"I don’t think we need guns in this country"

Because he wants us to be just like Mexico where the innocent citizens/subjects are terrorized by drug cartels. I just heard a story on the radio about how the citizens of Michoacan Mexico have formed armed militias to fight back against the drug cartel terrorizing them (the Knights Templar, what a sick joke) and now of course the government is coming in and attempting to disarm them.

Not sure where they got the guns in the first place, but Mexico would rather have them disarmed than defending themselves of course. All in the name of safety I am sure...
17 posted on 01/16/2014 4:47:19 AM PST by Old Teufel Hunden
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To: Little Ray

Is Meryl Streep the best they got. Yawn. Who wouldn’t have seen this one coming.


18 posted on 01/16/2014 4:54:12 AM PST by healy61
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie

Yawn....

This will be like most of George Looney and Matt Damion’s politically oriented tripe the past decade. Libtard critics will swoon, awards will be handed out, people will stay home in droves.


19 posted on 01/16/2014 4:59:39 AM PST by Lee'sGhost (Johnny Rico picked the wrong girl!)
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To: justrepublican

I don’t know if he still has it, but Stern has/had a permit to carry a gun.


20 posted on 01/16/2014 5:10:36 AM PST by CaptainK (...please make it stop. Shake a can of pennies at it.)
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie
If someone produced and released a movie that portrayed Harvey Weinstein as a child abusing pedophile, just to ruin him, would he agree they had a right to do it?
21 posted on 01/16/2014 5:10:40 AM PST by WesternPacific (The herded sheep have finally arrived at the slaughter house.)
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie

Memo to criminals: Harvey Weinstien has no guns.


22 posted on 01/16/2014 5:13:14 AM PST by lormand (Inside every liberal is a dung slinging monkey)
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To: Lee'sGhost

They hate guns because they can kill but they make violent movies.


23 posted on 01/16/2014 5:13:58 AM PST by Yorlik803 ( Church/Caboose in 2016)
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie

Remember that rash of movies in 2005-2009 designed to create anti-war hysteria and defame our military?

Weinstein might consider the level of success those movies achieved before launching into this project. And he’d also be wise to think twice before disparaging the NRA. Those folks don’t play when it comes to protecting their brand.


24 posted on 01/16/2014 5:23:10 AM PST by ScottinVA (Obama is so far in over his head, even his ears are beneath the water level.)
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie

Look, I don’t muck care for Harvey Weinstein or the Hollyweird crowd.

I’m pro second amendment and pro NRA (the country’s FIRST non profit organization).

With that said, Harvey Weinstein has produced a lot of crap films, but some terrific films, too.
And the key here is ‘produced’ he doesn’t write and direct ‘em. He’s a money man

Two examples:

The Artist - 2011.
10 Academy award nominations - five wins including Best Film -— not too shabby for a non widescreen, black and white silent film. If you have not seen it, you are truly missing a special film - great American values on display. Of course, it’s technically a French film and Hollyweirdos don’t seem to have it in them anymore.

The Kings Speech - 2010.
12 Academy award nominations - four wins including Best Film. It’s an English film and it’s wonderful. Churchill takes a pot shot (verbally) at Neville Chamberlin and England has a War winning King.


25 posted on 01/16/2014 5:27:45 AM PST by BBB333 (Q: Which is grammatically correct? Joe Biden IS or Joe Biden ARE an idiot?)
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie
"It's well past time for a full blown boycott of the Hollywood Box Office."

Yes well past time.

26 posted on 01/16/2014 5:28:35 AM PST by DeaconRed (GOD: Please send us one more Ronald Reagan. Soon. Thanks Deacon Red. PS It ain't Christie. . .)
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To: ScottinVA
"Weinstein might consider the level of success those movies achieved."

SHHHHHHH
Let him waste his money. It will bring many new NRA members. . . . PERIOD, AS DEAR LEADER SAYS. . . .

27 posted on 01/16/2014 5:31:44 AM PST by DeaconRed (GOD: Please send us one more Ronald Reagan. Soon. Thanks Deacon Red. PS It ain't Christie. . .)
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To: DeaconRed

Another gun salesman of the year...


28 posted on 01/16/2014 5:33:10 AM PST by Eric in the Ozarks ("Say Not the Struggle Naught Availeth.")
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie

If this movie gets made, millions will be spent making it, advertising it and so forth. Then liberals will see it, liberal critics will call it the greatest movie ever made, Streep will win one of twenty Oscars the film will gain.

The only problem, it’ll flop at the box office because the public that goes to work and earns a buck, the same public that can’t afford Streep’s and Weinstien’s armed bodyguards, won’t waste their money.

Our country is divided like it hasn’t been since the mid nineteenth century. I predict it will only worsen as time goes on.


29 posted on 01/16/2014 5:38:41 AM PST by navymom1
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To: bray

“Guess Hollyweird should take all of the guns out of their movies first”.

Exactly! A lot of the movies have guns, explosions, BOOMS! They are usually the blockbusters, too. If Hollywood wants to make chick films only... go ahead. But.. they are total hypocrites on the matter.


30 posted on 01/16/2014 5:38:53 AM PST by momtothree
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie

And yet said he’s going to make a movie about the Warsaw ghetto. Perhaps the single best pro-gun argument there is! What am I missing?????


31 posted on 01/16/2014 5:39:04 AM PST by FrdmLvr ("WE ARE ALL OSAMA, 0BAMA!" al-Qaeda terrorists who breached the American compound in Benghazi)
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To: WesternPacific

If someone produced and released a movie that portrayed Harvey Weinstein as a child abusing pedophile, just to ruin him, would he agree they had a right to do it?

__________________________________________

Your premise is wrong, Hollywood celebrates pedophiles. Case in point, Roman Polanski. Some would argue, Woody Allen, but unlike Polanski, the only evidence against Allen is an allegation—at least to my knowledge, so I’d have to give Mr. Allen a pass on liberal hero status.


32 posted on 01/16/2014 5:42:29 AM PST by navymom1
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie

Okay, gun owners. He’s thrown down the gauntlet. It’s time to destroy Mr. Weinstein and Ms. Streep.

Game on.


33 posted on 01/16/2014 5:43:32 AM PST by IronJack
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie
“I think the NRA is a disaster area.”

And I think the Holly weird is a disaster area. I haven't been to a movie since the original JAWS.

34 posted on 01/16/2014 5:46:36 AM PST by Arrowhead1952 (The Second Amendment is NOT about the right to hunt. It IS a right to shoot tyrants.)
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie

I have seen it and read countless articles of how liberal movies bomb at the box office. While Christian themed or patriotic movies enjoy big numbers. When will these people learn?
Fine.... let them waste millions on these stupid productions. I hope they go bankrupt.


35 posted on 01/16/2014 5:52:38 AM PST by envisio (Its on like Donkey Kong!)
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie

It’s no wonder Hollywood is failing. They all want to push their agenda instead of entertaining. I can’t remember when I saw an original idea put to film. Let them crash and burn.


36 posted on 01/16/2014 5:53:31 AM PST by Colorado Doug (Now I know how the Indians felt to be sold out for a few beads and trinkets)
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie

Well, to be honest... anyone who is a member of NRA will not watch this liberal garbage. And they will not be ‘scared’ if they do.

On the other hand... the femminized fag men that are interested in this garbage scare pretty easily.


37 posted on 01/16/2014 5:56:14 AM PST by envisio (Its on like Donkey Kong!)
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To: Colorado Doug

Hollyweird is a monopoly of leftist nitwits, who control what happens in the entertainment choices, of the otherwise freest nation of earth.

America needs a conservative alternate to Hollyweird.

Now.

When our own entertainment establishment gets this hands-on about an anti-American agenda, it is a sign we have been sleeping far too long.

Enough Hollyweird propaganda.

Where are conservatives?

Why have we allowed liberals to set the agenda in America?

What are we doing?


38 posted on 01/16/2014 5:58:09 AM PST by Cringing Negativism Network (http://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/balance/c5700.html#2013)
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie

A boycott by me won’t do any good. I haven’t been to a movie in 30 years. Might break that streak though, might go see “Lone Survivor”.


39 posted on 01/16/2014 5:59:48 AM PST by snowtigger
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie
Streep has a record of stink-bomb movies. Here comes another one.

Meanwhile, “Lone Survivor” is packing in the audiences.

40 posted on 01/16/2014 6:13:42 AM PST by Mister Da (The mark of a wise man is not what he knows, but what he knows he doesn't know!)
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie

Meryl Streep is still alive? She is still making movies?


41 posted on 01/16/2014 6:16:10 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie
What do Weinstein and Streep’s armed bodyguards think about this?


That was my thought...spanky may not own a gun but i bet he surrounds himself with people that do.

42 posted on 01/16/2014 6:17:50 AM PST by fungoking (Tis a pleasure to live in the Ozarks)
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To: DeaconRed

I’ll be worried if the “lyin’ king” says “If you like your NRA, you can keep your NRA. Period.”. That’s when it’s time to worry cause you know what’s coming next.


43 posted on 01/16/2014 6:19:46 AM PST by rktman (Under my plan(scheme), the price of EVERYTHING will necessarily skyrocket! Period.)
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To: Buckeye McFrog

I’m seven months older than Meryl Streep. Just saw an up to date photo of that Jersey face with the Popeye jaw and I suddenly feel so old.......


44 posted on 01/16/2014 6:24:26 AM PST by elcid1970 ("In the modern world, Muslims are living fossils.")
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To: Old Teufel Hunden

When I told my fairly liberal father-in-law once that Mexico was a blueprint for what America would look like if the average citizen were not “allowed” to keep and bear arms, he actually admitted that was true.


45 posted on 01/16/2014 6:35:00 AM PST by cld51860 (Oderint dum metuant)
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie
Some movies Weinstein has worked on:

• Reservoir Dogs
. Pulp Fiction (1994)
• Scream (1996)
• Jackie Brown (1997)
• Kill Bill Vol. 1 & 2 (2003/2004)
• Sin City (2005)
• Grindhouse (2007)
• Halloween (2007)
• Rambo (2008)
• Inglourious Basterds (2009)
• Django Unchained (2012)

Is he really think he has the moral authority to lecture us on gun violence?

46 posted on 01/16/2014 7:50:31 AM PST by fungoking (Tis a pleasure to live in the Ozarks)
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To: cld51860
"When I told my fairly liberal father-in-law once that Mexico was a blueprint for what America would look like if the average citizen were not “allowed” to keep and bear arms, he actually admitted that was true."

And yet my guess is that he will still vote for gun grabber after gun grabber. Explain to me how that is not a mental disease? It's one thing to be misinformed or not understand an issue. It's another thing entirely to understand the issue and still make irrational decisions.
47 posted on 01/16/2014 8:04:00 AM PST by Old Teufel Hunden
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To: bray
Guess HollyWierd should take all of the guns out of their movies first.

If I recall correctly, some amazingly high percentage (90%?) of all of the legally-registered, privately-held, fully-automatic firearms in the US are held by...

Anyone? Anyone?

You got it! Hollywood studios and their related companies.

48 posted on 01/16/2014 8:08:07 AM PST by Teacher317 (We have now sunk to a depth at which restatement of the obvious is the first duty of intelligent men)
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie
I can't believe Merryl would star in a flick that proves democrats, commies and insane people are behind all the mass shootings. Or are they gonna leave that part out?


49 posted on 01/16/2014 8:15:02 AM PST by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie

Weinstein has also cultivated a reputation for ruthlessness and fits of anger. According to Biskind, Weinstein once put a New York Observer reporter in a headlock while throwing him out of a party. On another occasion, Weinstein excoriated director Julie Taymor and her husband during a disagreement over a test screening of her movie Frida.

an October 13, 2008 Newsweek story criticized Weinstein, who was accused of “hassling Sydney Pollack on his deathbed” about the release of the film The Reader

journalist Nikki Finke published an August 22 email by Scott Rudin asserting that Weinstein “harassed” Anthony Minghella’s widow and a bedridden Pollack until Pollack’s family asked him to stop

New York Post film critic Kyle Smith has accused Harvey Weinstein of making numerous anti-Catholic films, including Priest (1994), The Butcher Boy (1997), The Magdalene Sisters (2002), and Philomena (2013).

In February 2009, former Sam & Dave singer Sam Moore filed suit against Harvey and Bob Weinstein over the alleged use of Sam & Dave’s career as a model for Soul Men, a Weinstein Co. comedy starring Bernie Mac and Samuel L. Jackson.

In February 2011, filmmaker Michael Moore took legal action against the Weinstein brothers, claiming he was owed millions in profits for his 2004 documentary Fahrenheit 9/11. By February 2012, Moore settled with the Weinstein brothers, and the lawsuit was dropped. Terms of the settlement were not disclosed.

In the early 1980s Miramax acquired the rights to two British films of benefit shows filmed for human rights organization *Amnesty International. Working closely with Martin Lewis, the producer of the original films, the Weinstein brothers edited the two films into one movie tailored for the American market. The resulting film was released as The Secret Policeman’s Other Ball in May 1982 and it became Miramax’s first hit. The movie raised considerable sums for Amnesty International and was credited by Amnesty with having helped to raise its profile in the US.

*Amnesty International’s anti-Israel campaign has now extended to support for a confessed spy for Hezbollah.

On January 30, 2011, Ameer Makhoul, the head of Israeli-Arab NGO Ittijah, was sentenced to nine years imprisonment for spying for Hezbollah, including during the Second Lebanon War in 2006. Makhoul was originally charged with “assisting an enemy


50 posted on 01/16/2014 8:19:39 AM PST by kcvl
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