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Hollywood receives a lethal rejection
WorldNetDaily ^ | December 19, 2005 | Doug Powers

Posted on 12/19/2005 10:34:16 AM PST by RightWingReader

Celebrated author of children's books (and alleged quadruple murderer and co-founder of the Crips gang) Stanley "Tookie" Williams, was executed last week. Many Hollywood activists wept as the Shel Silverstein of San Quentin was denied clemency and given a lethal injection.

There's no getting around it – the Hollywood Left is losing what's left of their whiffle-brained sanity. Virtually every single one of Hollywood's recent pet causes, from political candidates to environmental issues to unjust convictions, have had the same effect on public opinion that "The Adventures of Pluto Nash" had on theater popcorn sales.

Couple this with falling box office, and we've got the makings of a full-fledged Tinseltown meltdown that has them close to marching, lemming like, off the edge of the Hollywood sign.

The Hollywood Left is now proof-positive that, with the exception of college professors and certain congressional liberals with gerrymandered bellies, you can be wrong only so many times before people just stop paying attention for any reason other than sideshow entertainment.

It is no accident that the recent spate of leftist Hollywood social-cause strikeouts coincides with theater ticket sales that have fallen to their lowest levels in well over a decade. Hollywood muscle is suffering atrophy, leaving them barely able to lift their own egos anymore.

Hollywood activism is dying, but has no intention of going without comically apoplectic outbursts coupled with desperate eye-poking and random slaps – like the Three Stooges sinking in quicksand.

Long gone are the days of Hollywood's "success" stories. Hollywood's perceived victory over Joe McCarthy and his blacklisting of suspected subversive communists is history. It was to be the last "win" for subversive communists for quite some time.

In the early '70s, general consensus had Hollywood being right about pulling out of Vietnam, so they started getting cocky, and went after Nixon. The one they called "Tricky Dick" ended up resigning, and the halcyon days of the self-importance of Hollywood activists reached masturbatory levels.

Since then, however, it has been all downhill for the likes of the Yoda of leftist actor-Jedi, Ed Asner – not to mention Rob Reiner, Alec Baldwin, Sean Penn, Tim Robbins, Susan Sarandon and all the rest who are qualified to play first-chair snivelhorn with Martin Sheen and his All Bohemian Orchestra.

Just look at the track record for Hollywood causes in the past few years:

--For the last couple of decades, many celebrities have petitioned presidents and others to release from prison, or at least get a new trial for, Leonard Peltier, who was convicted in 1975 of killing two FBI agents. Peltier is still using soap-on-a-rope and padlocked briefs to this day.

--Hollywood liberals also oppose drilling for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Environmentalist actors freaked over the thought of drilling in the pristine setting of Alaska. Robert Redford speaks out regularly on the subject, pointing out that property like that should only be used for mansions and ski lodges. In spite of protests from the celluloid elite, small areas of ANWR will soon be full of more holes than Barbra Streisand's logic.

--In 1998, celebrities from around the world signed a petition calling Kenneth Starr's investigation into Bill Clinton's perjury an "inquisitorial harassment by a fanatical prosecutor." Clinton was impeached soon after.

--A couple of years ago, some actors signed a petition asking U.S. senators to vote against a plan to bury the nation's nuclear power waste at Nevada's Yucca Mountain. The petition so impressed Congress that they voted to start dumping nuclear waste at Yucca Mountain (Robert Byrd voted against it when they refused to rename Yucca the "Robert C. Byrd memorial to Enrico Fermi").

--Hollywood backed Gore and Kerry big time. Both campaigns ended up as the political equivalent of Nick Nolte's mug shot.

--This of course brings us to Hollywood's arch-enemy, George W. Bush, who went to war in Iraq, chapping more actors' behinds than the director's cut of "Brokeback Mountain." The Iraq invasion inspired the creation of "Artists United to Win Without War," a movement spearheaded by the Hollywood rich and famous, as well as Mike Farrell, with the goal of ending imperial American occupation of a sovereign nation in need of a hug. "Artists United to Win Without War" have been soundly defeated by "War United to Win Without Artists".

--Hollywood's voice of dissent is hoarse, and their last shot at glory went down the drain with Arnold Schwarzenegger's denial of clemency for the Dr. Seuss of Death Row. This was perhaps the swan song of Hollywood activists, who all but hopped up on the table with Tookie.

We can only hope that the guy in charge of final meal requests at San Quentin has an account at Spago.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Editorial; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: americahaters; bushhaters; fifthcolumnists; hollyweird; hollywoodleft; hollywoodleftists; stanleywilliams
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1 posted on 12/19/2005 10:34:16 AM PST by RightWingReader
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To: RightWingReader

"Whiffle brain"... Gotta remember that one! LOL


2 posted on 12/19/2005 10:35:31 AM PST by Ladysmith ((NRA, SAS) Prepare for Override! Support Zien's PPA/CCW bill in Wisconsin.)
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To: RightWingReader
(and alleged quadruple murderer and co-founder of the Crips gang) Stanley "Tookie" Williams

Uhm, why is the author still saying "alleged"? Tried, convicted, conviction helped up in appeals lasting a quarter century. Sheesh.

3 posted on 12/19/2005 10:36:38 AM PST by cgk (I don't see myself as a conservative. I see myself as a religious, right-wing, wacko extremist.)
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To: RightWingReader
alleged quadruple murderer

Its NOT ALLEGED, he was CONVICTED

4 posted on 12/19/2005 10:37:43 AM PST by SampleMan
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To: cgk
alleged quadruple murderer and co-founder of the Crips gang

I would expect it from the MSM but from WND? What's up with that?

5 posted on 12/19/2005 10:38:17 AM PST by GSWarrior
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To: RightWingReader

Note also with the advent of the computer, people are getting the real stories and observing the real H'jerks in action and giving them widespread rejection at their antics too.


6 posted on 12/19/2005 10:39:33 AM PST by lilylangtree
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To: GSWarrior

It's "alleged" from the standpoint of Hollywood activists... which is how I took it, as evidenced by the opening "celebrated children's author" line... Tookie wasn't that to anyone outside H'wood, either...


7 posted on 12/19/2005 10:40:01 AM PST by RightWingReader
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To: cgk

S-A-R-C-A-S-M.

There are a few on the left that said that "Tookie" was wrongfully convicted and even used the word "alleged" themselves.


8 posted on 12/19/2005 10:40:21 AM PST by SJSAMPLE
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To: RightWingReader
Hollywood

Kooks, drunks, drug addicts, perderasts, assorted nuts and criminals.


9 posted on 12/19/2005 10:41:27 AM PST by bill1952 ("All that we do is done with an eye towards something else.")
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To: RightWingReader
It makes me sad when I want to see a movie but don't go due to the politics of the actors in it. I don't go very often.

Add Debra Messing "Will and Grace" who makes snide and utterly snotty remarks about Bush and his policies.

10 posted on 12/19/2005 10:44:52 AM PST by Citizen Soldier
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To: RightWingReader
re: who are qualified to play first-chair snivelhorn)))

snivelhorn!! LOL!!

11 posted on 12/19/2005 10:46:03 AM PST by Mamzelle
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To: cgk
"(and alleged quadruple murderer and co-founder of the Crips gang) Stanley "Tookie" Williams"

That one did make me flinch but all was forgiven with this observation.

"The one they called "Tricky Dick" ended up resigning, and the halcyon days of the self-importance of Hollywood activists reached masturbatory levels."

;D!
12 posted on 12/19/2005 10:46:12 AM PST by poobear (Imagine a world of liberal silence!)
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To: cgk

"Celebrated author of children's books (and alleged quadruple murderer and co-founder of the Crips gang)"

I think it's sarcasm. Williams was not a "celebrated author of children's books" either - I never knew he wrote a book until Hollyweird started agitating about it.


13 posted on 12/19/2005 10:46:14 AM PST by hsalaw
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To: RightWingReader

"Hollywood activism is dying, but has no intention of going without comically apoplectic outbursts coupled with desperate eye-poking and random slaps – like the Three Stooges sinking in quicksand."

This is wonderfully descriptive - desperation coupled with lunacy.


14 posted on 12/19/2005 10:47:29 AM PST by hsalaw
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To: RightWingReader
Robert Redford speaks out regularly on the subject, pointing out that property like that should only be used for mansions and ski lodges. In spite of protests from the celluloid elite, small areas of ANWR will soon be full of more holes than Barbra Streisand's logic.

I bet there is some BIG ski slopes on the ANWR. Leave it to the Hollywood types promote the frost bite capitol of the World as prime real estate. I know I'm going to invest right away.

15 posted on 12/19/2005 10:47:42 AM PST by oyez (Appeasement is death!)
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To: SampleMan

He meant alleged Author!

Pray for W and Our Victorious Troops


16 posted on 12/19/2005 10:48:07 AM PST by bray (Merry Christmas Iraq)
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To: RightWingReader

Celebrated author of children's books (and alleged quadruple murderer and co-founder of the Crips gang) Stanley "Tookie" Williams, was executed last week



---Celebrated? Alleged quadruple murder? Normal people do not celebrate the lives of murderers. As far as "alleged" goes, he was proven guilty in the court of law. It is a "dead" issue.


17 posted on 12/19/2005 10:49:44 AM PST by WasDougsLamb (I refuse to have a battle of wits with an unarmed man)
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To: RightWingReader

Oh, I think they've turned it around now that we have gay cowboys. That's what theatergoers the country around have been waiting for...right?


18 posted on 12/19/2005 10:50:37 AM PST by Billthedrill
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To: RightWingReader
Susan Sarandon?

Isn't she the actress who always plays the aging whore?

How does she get media play?

19 posted on 12/19/2005 10:55:27 AM PST by JamesWilson
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To: RightWingReader
"Artists United to Win Without War" have been soundly defeated by "War United to Win Without Artists".

LOL!

He saved the best for last.

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Honestly, I have trouble watching politically motivated actors.

All I can think of the whole time is what a wanker he/she is.

The twins' birthday required seeing the last Harry Potter movie. The only one I have any desire to see is Chronicles of Narnia...but we'll probably wait for the DVD. :)

20 posted on 12/19/2005 10:55:42 AM PST by MamaTexan (I am NOT a 'legal entity', nor am I a *person* as created by `law`!)
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To: Billthedrill
Oh, I think they've turned it around now that we have gay cowboys. That's what theatergoers the country around have been waiting for...right?

By the way, did you read that the producers of Brokeback Mountain are the ones that will be making the Lonesome Dove prequel? My chaps can scarcely contain my excitement...
21 posted on 12/19/2005 10:55:56 AM PST by beezdotcom
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To: poobear
Perhaps, but I do not remember Hollywood marching lockstep off the cliff of anti American kookdom as they are now.

John Wayne, among many others, would have bitch slapped them, and then kicked collective ass.

And that is diametrically opposed to the "kissing ass" that the MSM does to them now days.

That was the WaPo and other reporting left wingers.

22 posted on 12/19/2005 10:57:28 AM PST by bill1952 ("All that we do is done with an eye towards something else.")
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To: RightWingReader
It's all about image. In the past we had actors and actresses who had at least the image of morality, were patriotic and if they weren't always playing the part of the good guys they were at least NOT telling us what we ought to believe and how stupid we are for supporting a president THEY disapprove of.

IN a nutshell, in the past Hollywood players had a positive image and simply entertained us. Today the image of these players just plain sucks.
23 posted on 12/19/2005 10:59:10 AM PST by Eagles Talon IV
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To: hsalaw

I read that he didn't write any books, just had a ghost writer.


24 posted on 12/19/2005 11:09:01 AM PST by Dante3
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They ain't gettin' my blood...

25 posted on 12/19/2005 11:09:23 AM PST by evets (God bless president Bush!)
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To: MamaTexan; Citizen Soldier
I simply refuse to give money to any Hollywood cause now.

I don't go to theaters and, for that matter, simply pirate DVD and videos.

I know, its all bad.

- I am stealing money from the hard working people who work in hollywood and make little compared to the execs and actors who make billions and Billions and Billions.

Hey, I love Jessica Simpson, and she made over 35 million last year.

But not 10 cents from me. - I know, I'm all bad.

And proud of it.

26 posted on 12/19/2005 11:11:42 AM PST by bill1952 ("All that we do is done with an eye towards something else.")
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To: bill1952

I'm proud of you too, rip'm'off a new hole!


27 posted on 12/19/2005 11:14:30 AM PST by norraad ("What light!">Blues Brothers)
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To: JamesWilson
Well, playing an aging whore isn't really a stretch for her now, is it?
28 posted on 12/19/2005 11:22:37 AM PST by bill1952 ("All that we do is done with an eye towards something else.")
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To: RightWingReader

Great post. I needed a good laugh.


29 posted on 12/19/2005 11:45:49 AM PST by Christian4Bush ("The only 'new tone' we hear should be that of the Left's telephone being disconnected. " dogcaller)
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To: cgk

They don't have a /sarcasm tag at WND.


30 posted on 12/19/2005 12:05:11 PM PST by MortMan (There is no substitute for victory.)
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To: RightWingReader
and alleged quadruple murderer and co-founder of the Crips gang

thats right ... 'alleged' ... call me crazy but i thought he was convicted of the murders... that means its not alleged anymore... it was alleged when he was arrested and booked and awaited trial .. soon as judication was served, he is now 'convicted'.

i shouldnt be surprised, its the MSM after all.
31 posted on 12/19/2005 12:10:06 PM PST by Element187
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To: SampleMan
Its NOT ALLEGED, he was CONVICTED

I love the linguistic gymnastics that journalists must preform in order to remain in good standing with the PC police.

Remember Malvo of the dynamic freeway snipper duo of Mohamed and Malvo? He had to be referred to as an "African-American" even though he was an illegal immigrant from Jamaica.

32 posted on 12/19/2005 12:14:57 PM PST by Mad_as_heck (The MSM - America's (domestic) public enemy #1.)
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To: RightWingReader
"Hollywood's perceived victory over Joe McCarthy and his blacklisting of suspected subversive communists is history."

McCarthy did not have a "blacklist." Congress directed no such thing either. Hollywood blacklisted themselves.

33 posted on 12/19/2005 12:18:50 PM PST by Fudd Fan (God bless President Bush! (Water Bucket Brigade member - MOOSEMUSS!)
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To: MortMan; SJSAMPLE; poobear; hsalaw; GSWarrior
They don't have a /sarcasm tag at WND.

See... my mistake. I should've read the whole article. I stopped when I read "alleged", though I was able to take "celebrated" with a grain of salt because of the Hollywood freaks.

34 posted on 12/19/2005 12:24:46 PM PST by cgk (I don't see myself as a conservative. I see myself as a religious, right-wing, wacko extremist.)
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To: Mad_as_heck
I love the linguistic gymnastics that journalists must preform in order to remain in good standing with the PC police.

You must conclude sarcasm, since I'd hardly say that the rest of the column caters to the PC police.
35 posted on 12/19/2005 12:28:52 PM PST by WrightOnTarget
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To: WasDougsLamb

You misunderstand. The whole article dripped sarcasm. It was delicious to read. :)


36 posted on 12/19/2005 12:34:06 PM PST by DJ MacWoW (If you think you know what's coming next....You don't know Jack.)
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To: Element187

It's sarcasm. Read the whole article. ;)


37 posted on 12/19/2005 12:36:39 PM PST by DJ MacWoW (If you think you know what's coming next....You don't know Jack.)
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To: bill1952
Well, playing an aging whore isn't really a stretch for her now, is it?

Not at this point. Rim shot!

38 posted on 12/19/2005 1:05:59 PM PST by JamesWilson
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To: bill1952
Well, playing an aging whore isn't really a stretch for her now, is it?

Not at this point. Rim shot!

39 posted on 12/19/2005 1:06:13 PM PST by JamesWilson
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To: cgk
Uhm, why is the author still saying "alleged"?

Given the tenor of the article, one could reasonably assume it was meant as sarcasm.

40 posted on 12/19/2005 1:12:59 PM PST by PsyOp (The commonwealth is theirs who hold the arms.... - Aristotle.)
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To: Mad_as_heck; proud_yank
The intention of the US making these assertions to Canada about its military (lack there of) would hopefully shame the majority of Canadians into admitting that the current Canadian military is a paper koala bear, of pitifully small total size and substandard capability in the particular. From that realization, they would have to chose between being the United State's protectorate or acting like a grownup sovereign nation.
41 posted on 12/19/2005 1:44:01 PM PST by SampleMan
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To: Mad_as_heck

Sorry posted to the wrong thread with my last.


42 posted on 12/19/2005 1:45:37 PM PST by SampleMan
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To: bill1952

Careful, hollywood paramilitary police might read your post, come to your house, and confiscate everything you own in the name of recovering lost copyright revenues.

I've gotten so tired of the pompous pre-movie warnings at the theaters and on the videos I rent, I am motivated to start buying pirated movies just to spite them.

My suggestion to hollywood is that they offer a money-back garantee on the crap they produce. If at the end of the movie I decide I didn't like it, I should get a refund on my movie ticket or video rental fee. Then I could get behind their anti-pirating campaign.


43 posted on 12/19/2005 1:47:51 PM PST by PsyOp (The commonwealth is theirs who hold the arms.... - Aristotle.)
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To: DJ MacWoW

You misunderstand. The whole article dripped sarcasm. It was delicious to read. :)


----I didn't misunderstand anything. I was being sarcastic. ie, "It's a dead issue" . Thanks :)


44 posted on 12/19/2005 2:04:13 PM PST by WasDougsLamb (I refuse to have a battle of wits with an unarmed man)
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To: SampleMan

No problem, enjoyable read on this thread!


45 posted on 12/19/2005 2:12:26 PM PST by proud_yank ("The government dole will rot your soul" --Stan Rogers, 'The Idiot')
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To: RightWingReader
the Hollywood Left is losing what's left of their whiffle-brained sanity.

whiffle-brained....LOL....I love it.

46 posted on 12/19/2005 2:28:11 PM PST by Conservative4Ever (Dear Santa, ......I can explain....)
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To: Ladysmith
"Whiffle brain"

Wouldn’t that also describe the appearance of the brain with 3rd stage syphilis, like Al Capone muttering to himself while fishing in his swimming pool?
Just like many of the Hollywood Elite.
47 posted on 12/19/2005 2:35:37 PM PST by R. Scott (Humanity i love you because when you're hard up you pawn your Intelligence to buy a drink.)
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To: hsalaw
"Hollywood activism is dying....,"

Not surprising. It used to be that actors and actresses were on the side of America. Now they're not. Eat @#$% and die Hollyweird. You were never necessary (only being good for simple entertainment) but now you're not even relevant anymore.

48 posted on 12/19/2005 3:02:32 PM PST by libs_kma (USA: The land of the Free....Because of the Brave!)
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To: RightWingReader
Hollywood's perceived victory over Joe McCarthy and his blacklisting of suspected subversive communists is history

Again, the misunderstanding of history by those in the scribbling profession is appalling.

49 posted on 12/19/2005 4:24:44 PM PST by nonliberal (Graduate: Curtis E. LeMay School of International Relations)
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To: cgk

?


50 posted on 12/19/2005 8:19:12 PM PST by poobear (Imagine a world of liberal silence!)
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