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O'Reilly Blasts Hollywood's Goebbels
NewsMax.com ^ | 6/16/04 | Car;l Limbacher and the NewsMax.com staff

Posted on 06/16/2004 10:22:54 AM PDT by kattracks

"Give Fox News Channel star Bill O'Reilly credit for even attending Monday night's lefty celeb-glutted premiere of Michael Moore's 'Fahrenheit 9/11' - even if he walked out of the 110-minute Bush-bashing movie halfway through," the New York Daily News said today.

The paper reports that on his radio program last week, O'Reilly compared Moore to the National Socialists' master of deceit: "Joseph Goebbels was the minister of propaganda for the Nazi regime and whose very famous quote was, 'If you tell a lie long enough, it becomes the truth.'"

But when Moore caught O'Reilly escaping the schlockumentary early, "O'Reilly blushed, shook Moore's hand and muttered something about having to 'tape something,' and then slunk off into the night," according to the Daily News.

Apparently the media star didn't miss much. Even though the audience was packed with such usual suspects as Tom Brokaw, felonious Democrat diva Martha Stewart, Mike Myers and New York Times publisher Arthur Sulzberger Jr., the applause afterward lasted only 30 seconds and many people refused to stand, the New York Post reported today.



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1 posted on 06/16/2004 10:22:58 AM PDT by kattracks
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To: kattracks

I'm sticking with Lumpy Riefenstahl.


2 posted on 06/16/2004 10:24:00 AM PDT by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: dead

I watched O'Reilly last night and thats not quite how he left the movie. He said that the movie started 40 minutes late and he had to leave early due to previous plans. However he said that he did meet Moore out front and had a conversation with him and Moore supposedly said he would come on the Factor for a interview. I hope Moore does go on and I hope Bill tears him a new ass....


3 posted on 06/16/2004 10:31:40 AM PDT by Jivana108 (Dont mistake kindness for weakness...)
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To: dead

My thought too.


4 posted on 06/16/2004 10:32:24 AM PDT by adam_az (Call your State Republican Party office and VOLUNTEER!!!!)
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To: Jivana108

Imagine that, Moore LIED!!!

Just like he lied about his conversation with Fred Barnes.

He is a serial revisionist.


5 posted on 06/16/2004 10:33:23 AM PDT by adam_az (Call your State Republican Party office and VOLUNTEER!!!!)
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To: dead
I'm sticking with Lumpy Riefenstahl

BINGO!!!! I'm using that one.
6 posted on 06/16/2004 10:48:42 AM PDT by frossca
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To: kattracks

Oh, crap. I hope Mike Myers doesn't open his trap and force me to boycott him, too.


7 posted on 06/16/2004 10:56:01 AM PDT by L.N. Smithee (Just because I don't think like you doesn't mean I don't think for myself)
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To: dead

I musta missed something during my shower:

Who's Lumpy Riefenstahl?


8 posted on 06/16/2004 11:02:49 AM PDT by Redbob (we're going to miss you, Ronnie!)
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To: kattracks
I pefer Dr. Gobbles
9 posted on 06/16/2004 11:03:24 AM PDT by tophat9000
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To: kattracks

What's with O'Reilly? At first I thought he was a conservative. Then he did some Bush bashing (or so I thought). Changed my opinion. Followed by showing some support for the Pres. Haven't changed my opinion yet. Now he pulls this stunt. Still haven't changed my opinion but would like to know what side his cookie crumbles on.


10 posted on 06/16/2004 11:07:13 AM PDT by lilylangtree (Veni, Vidi, Vici)
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To: lilylangtree

O'Reilly is a self proclaimed "Independent". Though I have watched him for years, I believe that I have found him to be more Conservative, than Liberal. However, every once in a while he goes off the deep end and I have to change the channel. But I do respect the way that he goes after people, unlike any other host I have seen. He is like a bull and wont let you "spin" your way out of something. Overall, I like the guy.


11 posted on 06/16/2004 11:12:13 AM PDT by Jivana108 (Dont mistake kindness for weakness...)
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To: kattracks

"But when Moore caught O'Reilly escaping the schlockumentary early, "O'Reilly blushed, shook Moore's hand and muttered something about having to 'tape something,' and then slunk off into the night," according to the Daily News."

Oh yes, he is such a shrinking violet. Always avoiding confrontation.


12 posted on 06/16/2004 11:13:42 AM PDT by El Sordo
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To: Redbob; dead
Lumpy is a play on words for Leni. IIRC, Leni Riefenstahl, was a noted film director of her day. She produced many films for the Hitler/Nazi propoganda machine.

dead, please correct me if I am wrong, but I think I am right...

13 posted on 06/16/2004 11:14:09 AM PDT by akorahil
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To: Jivana108

That's the way he told it, and knowing what little I do about S'Moores, it's probably the truth.

Cheers!


14 posted on 06/16/2004 11:14:25 AM PDT by SZonian (Just because you're educated doesn't mean your smart, it just means you're educated.)
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To: akorahil
Yes.

Lumpy was Wally's fat loser friend on "Leave it to Beaver" and Leni Reifenstahl was the propaganda filmmaker for the Nazi Party.

Roll them into one, and you have Michael Moore, though his technical skills as a filmmaker are more Lumpy the Leni.

15 posted on 06/16/2004 11:16:59 AM PDT by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: akorahil

Leni passed within the last 2 years. You are correct.


16 posted on 06/16/2004 11:19:24 AM PDT by ChiMark
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To: ChiMark; dead

Cool, thanks for the verification.


17 posted on 06/16/2004 11:21:38 AM PDT by akorahil (Trust, but verify.)
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To: akorahil

"Lumpy is a play on words for Leni. IIRC, Leni Riefenstahl, was a noted film director of her day. She produced many films for the Hitler/Nazi propoganda machine.
dead, please correct me if I am wrong, but I think I am right..."


Most noted for her classic 1934 "Triumph Of The Will".


18 posted on 06/16/2004 11:28:07 AM PDT by TET1968
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To: kattracks

What a terrible thing to say about Goebbels. He was a far more honorable and decent man than that bloviated flatulant blob of walking vomit.


19 posted on 06/16/2004 11:30:16 AM PDT by Skooz (My Biography: Psalm 40:1-3)
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To: Jivana108
I hope Bill tears him

I hope he has Ann Coulter on at the same time. Wouldn't that be fun to watch?!

20 posted on 06/16/2004 11:31:23 AM PDT by mollynme (cogito, ergo freepum)
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To: Jivana108

I seldom tune into O'Reilly anymore, but I did see Moore on the Factor once, probably after the Columbine mockumentary. It was not that memorable. Moore is smart enough not to get into a slugfest with O'Reilly. They both sorta danced around throwing little jabs. Basically, a yawner.


21 posted on 06/16/2004 11:31:50 AM PDT by Sans-Culotte
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To: Jivana108
...O'Reilly is a self proclaimed "Independent"...

I'd call him some kind of ersatz "Populist". I am running hot and cold on ol' Mr. Bill.

22 posted on 06/16/2004 11:34:39 AM PDT by martin gibson
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To: TET1968

http://www.nytimes.com/2003/09/09/obituaries/09CND-RIEF.html?ex=1087531200&en=6736116f795a379e&ei=5070


23 posted on 06/16/2004 11:35:08 AM PDT by anonymous_user (Am I passive aggressive? Ask me tomorrow.)
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To: TET1968

That's right, I recall now. Thanks!


24 posted on 06/16/2004 11:58:42 AM PDT by akorahil (Trust, but verify.)
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To: dead
He has more in common with Axis Sally and Lord Haw Haw.

I think it is also fitting to remind people that Leni Riefenstahl received a special rememberence at this year's Oscars ceremony (she was among the dead film stars tributed).

That a nazi propagandist (who's most famous film deified Adolph Hitler) was honored at the Oscars tells us all we need to know about Michael Moore's chances for future awards.

25 posted on 06/16/2004 12:27:34 PM PDT by weegee (Government does not solve problems; it subsidizes them. ~~Ronald Reagan)
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To: akorahil

You're correct. She directed "Triumph of the Will." It is a Nazi propaganda film of the Nuremberg rallies.


26 posted on 06/16/2004 12:31:57 PM PDT by TUAN_JIM (Sic Semper Tyrannis)
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To: Jivana108
While I will not go see this film, as a host on a widely watched and listened to talk program, he may need to be more in tune to what Michael Moore is releasing. Maybe he saw enough that went "over the line" that he did not need to watch more to come to his conclusion.

I know that I have walked out of a handful of films and not missed a thing. Even Roger Ebert and Gene Siskel would walk out (I think they stated that if nothing has happened in the first 20 minutes, nothing is going to happen although I have found this is not always so).

27 posted on 06/16/2004 12:32:21 PM PDT by weegee (Government does not solve problems; it subsidizes them. ~~Ronald Reagan)
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To: Jivana108

O'Reilly's idea of being 'independent' is intermittently alternating his attacks on the right and the left. I don't respect his waffling in this sense, but occasionally it can be a lot of fun watching him call people to task on their miscues.


28 posted on 06/16/2004 12:54:22 PM PDT by ICX (PANTIES ON HEADS!!! THE OUTRAGE!!!)
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To: Jivana108

That's the Daily Snooze for ya.


29 posted on 06/16/2004 12:54:41 PM PDT by sauropod (Which would you prefer? "Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall" or "I did not have sex with that woman?)
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To: kattracks
the applause afterward lasted only 30 seconds and many people refused to stand

And those folks were applauding the people for not standing.

30 posted on 06/16/2004 12:56:38 PM PDT by GSWarrior
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To: kattracks
I'll take George Gobel, thanks!


31 posted on 06/16/2004 1:01:09 PM PDT by Revolting cat! ("In the end, nothing explains anything!")
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To: kattracks
I just received in the mail "Reagan In His Own Voice", which is a compilation of Ronald Reagan's most notable radio commentaries from his weekly radio commentary show called "Viewpoint", which aired from 1975-1979. I highly recommend this CD-set to folks. It is outstanding and it is good to hear these commentaries of Ronald Reagan and in his own voice.

On CD #1, Reagan talks in a February 1975 about how under the guise of a "documentary", one of the Big 3 television networks produced "Cuba - The People". This documentary claimed that the Cuba of that day was well off thanks to Castro, etc.

From Ronald Reagan in February 1975:

"These days, when we're flooded with so many words on every subject, we need to check out some of those words before we accept them as gospel, including the use of the word 'documentary'."

Moore is a hack, who his is just disingenuous enough to call his "work" a documentary. He is intellectually corrupt - what more is there to say?

32 posted on 06/16/2004 1:11:34 PM PDT by Fury
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To: Redbob; dead; L.N. Smithee; kattracks

<< Oh, crap. I hope Mike Myers doesn't open his trap and force me to boycott him, too.

I musta missed something during my shower:

Who's Lumpy Riefenstahl? >>

I musta missed somethin' during both your showers:

Who's Mike Myers?


33 posted on 06/16/2004 1:21:31 PM PDT by Brian Allen (Did you hear that my beloved FRiend died, today? -- President Ronald Wilson Reagan 1911 - 2004)
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To: akorahil
She filmed the 1936 (?) Olympic Games and Worked with Albert Speer filming his banner waving grandiose Nazi Rallies.Albert was Hitler's Propaganda Minister. She was ostracized by the film industry after the war. She just died a few years ago.
34 posted on 06/16/2004 1:22:41 PM PDT by wingnuts'nbolts (Keep your eye on the donut not on the hole!!!)
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To: dead

35 posted on 06/16/2004 1:24:25 PM PDT by nunya bidness ( You and I have a rendezvous with destiny.)
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To: kattracks
Have you noticed how many news orgs, even most of the left-wing loonies, won't refer to this swill as a documentary? Telling, huh?
36 posted on 06/16/2004 1:24:27 PM PDT by mewzilla
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