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Bruce Willis in full rant is best show in town
CanWest News Service ^ | March 03, 2006 | Jamie Portman

Posted on 03/04/2006 11:46:25 AM PST by La Enchiladita

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To: Amerigomag
Name 5 other Republican politicians who have taken on the unions to the extent Arnold was willing to go.

Our entire nation is infested with spineless Republican politicians.

51 posted on 03/04/2006 1:02:53 PM PST by Diplomat
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To: JennysCool
"Provide for the general welfare" snip

Actually it is "Promote the general welfare" no where in the Constitution does it advance the providing of "free services" to a segment of the society. You should look into what "free medical care" has done to the countries now providing it and how medical care declines in a government run medical society.

52 posted on 03/04/2006 1:02:58 PM PST by MontanaBeth (Never under estimate the enemy.)
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To: La Enchiladita
"I want them to take care of the elderly and give them free medicine [...]"

Bruce, Bruce, Bruce... There's no such thing as "free medicine" -- *someone* ends up stuck paying for it.

53 posted on 03/04/2006 1:06:30 PM PST by Ichneumon
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To: Names Ash Housewares

I had heard that he was making a movie about Deuce Four, the unit that Michael Yon was embedded with and wrote about (best blog!)in his blog, MichaelYonblogspot.com. Bruce Willis also went to the Deuce Four banquet when their tour ended, and they were back in the states.

My respect shot up for him 100%.


54 posted on 03/04/2006 1:06:53 PM PST by Shelayne
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To: mysterio
someone needs to tell bruce he is a conservative not a republican.

republicans the new democratic party


55 posted on 03/04/2006 1:07:07 PM PST by postaldave (democrats=traitorous b*st*rds)
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To: La Enchiladita

Didn't Clint Eastwood do this plot twenty years ago as "The Gauntlet" ?


56 posted on 03/04/2006 1:08:43 PM PST by PLMerite ("Unarmed, one can only flee from Evil. But Evil isn't overcome by fleeing from it." Jeff Cooper)
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To: Larry Lucido
Let's give him a call!!

I like his attitude overall...

57 posted on 03/04/2006 1:09:34 PM PST by sit-rep (If you acquire, hit it again to verify...)
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To: La Enchiladita
[ Demi Moore, the cradle-robber. ]

Bruce must be smart enough to know the first loss is the cheapest..

58 posted on 03/04/2006 1:11:58 PM PST by hosepipe (CAUTION: This propaganda is laced with hyperbole..)
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To: MontanaBeth

I know all about that.

That's why I specified people who CAN'T help themselves. There's a huge difference between them and people out for freebies.


59 posted on 03/04/2006 1:12:05 PM PST by JennysCool (Liberals don't care what you do, as long as it's mandatory.)
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To: Diplomat
Name 5 other Republican politicians who have taken on the unions ..

Aghazarian, Benoit, Blakeslee, Bogh, Cogdill, ...

There are 21 more in the Assembly.

60 posted on 03/04/2006 1:13:38 PM PST by Amerigomag
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To: sit-rep

Yippee kai-yay, mo-, um, my good man.


61 posted on 03/04/2006 1:16:28 PM PST by Larry Lucido
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To: PLMerite

Thirty years ago, actually (yeah, we're getting old).


62 posted on 03/04/2006 1:17:21 PM PST by Larry Lucido
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To: Amerigomag

So basically nobody with the ability to actually make something happen or get close to helping us in California.


63 posted on 03/04/2006 1:17:38 PM PST by Diplomat
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To: La Enchiladita
Over sixty posts and no picture. How unusual.
64 posted on 03/04/2006 1:22:16 PM PST by fish hawk (Aloha ke Akua)
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To: Diplomat
So basically nobody with the ability to actually make something happen or get close to helping us in California.

Not that either major politcal party will currently support.

Probably the most effective politician would be a conservative Democrat but the CDP has sent out death squads to extinguish them at birth.

65 posted on 03/04/2006 1:33:43 PM PST by Amerigomag
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To: Denver Ditdat

"Ditto, except for the logical disconnect between these two statements:

I'm a Republican only as far as I want a smaller government.

I want them to take care of the elderly and give them free medicine, give them whatever they need."

Don't forget he wants to pay cops and every other government worker hundreds of thousands a year.

The prick that writes tickets in a speed trap must have a higher value to him, than it does to me.


66 posted on 03/04/2006 1:36:21 PM PST by Beagle8U (An "Earth First" kinda guy ( when we finish logging here, we'll start on the other planets.)
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To: Names Ash Housewares; ashtanga; hosepipe; FOG724; AmericanDave; Shelayne; sit-rep
Bio from wikipedia:

Walter Bruce Willis (born March 19, 1955 in Idar-Oberstein, West Germany) is an American actor and musician. Born at a military base to an American father and a German Lutheran mother, he was raised in Penns Grove, New Jersey and moved to New York to become an actor. He first found fame with his starring role in the hit TV series Moonlighting (1985–89) before starring in the Die Hard films.

Read these:

Willis and Yon MSNBC Interview

Bruce to Make Movie re Iraq War

67 posted on 03/04/2006 1:38:12 PM PST by La Enchiladita (Don't get me started!)
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To: La Enchiladita

I'm easily annoyed by everybody jumping on the lobbyist issue. Reform may be needed but the concept of lobbying is central to the success of our form of government. First they go after funding and then the messengers. I disagreed with McCain-Feingold and going after lobbyist is the nuclear option in that war. I am happy to discuss reform but the generalizations about getting rid of the lobbyists is just so much thoughtless garbage. I get to together with a couple hundred of fellow like minded Americans and we pay to send a representative to express our point of view.........that's a fundamental right IMHO.


68 posted on 03/04/2006 1:41:04 PM PST by Bogeygolfer
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To: La Enchiladita

Mr. Willis you are welcome in my police pizza shop any time.

My kinda guy.


69 posted on 03/04/2006 1:41:55 PM PST by Cap'n Crunch
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To: MplsSteve; stm; fish hawk
That was then...

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70 posted on 03/04/2006 1:52:15 PM PST by La Enchiladita (Don't get me started!)
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To: Shelayne; Names Ash Housewares; JennysCool; Cap'n Crunch; jocon307; WV Mountain Mama; frankiep; ...
And this is now...

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71 posted on 03/04/2006 1:57:24 PM PST by La Enchiladita (Don't get me started!)
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To: La Enchiladita

You think there may be a run for office in Bruce's future?


72 posted on 03/04/2006 2:00:51 PM PST by rfreedom4u (Native Texan)
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To: jocon307
"Hey Oprah -- you had President Clinton on your show. And if [he] didn't lie about a couple of things, I'm going to set myself on fire right now."

Now there's a suggestion!

I love Bruce, don't get me wrong.

I wonder how long until this is on an episode of South Park!

Mark

73 posted on 03/04/2006 2:03:15 PM PST by MarkL (When Kaylee says "No power in the `verse can stop me," it's cute. When River says it, it's scary!)
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To: rfreedom4u

Yes, maybe he could become governor of Minnesota. Ya think?


74 posted on 03/04/2006 2:03:34 PM PST by La Enchiladita (Don't get me started!)
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To: La Enchiladita

I'd love to see him move to Mass and boot Fat Teddy out. Talk about going from one extreme to the other.


75 posted on 03/04/2006 2:06:17 PM PST by rfreedom4u (Native Texan)
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To: rfreedom4u

Awesome thought. Too bad Bruce's website is down; we could shoot him an e-mail.


76 posted on 03/04/2006 2:07:30 PM PST by La Enchiladita (Don't get me started!)
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To: La Enchiladita
In 2003, he offered $1 million of his own money for the capture of Saddam Hussein. He will pay the same amount for Osama bin Laden; his right-hand man Ayman al-Zawahiri; and Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, the head of al-Qaeda in Iraq.

Money where his mouth (and heart) is alert, another Hero like Mel Gibson!

77 posted on 03/04/2006 2:11:55 PM PST by AmericanDave ("and I want those lobbyists out of Washington. Do that and I'll say I'm a Republican."Bruce Willis)
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To: La Enchiladita

[ Read these: ] did.... Thanks..


78 posted on 03/04/2006 2:48:56 PM PST by hosepipe (CAUTION: This propaganda is laced with hyperbole..)
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To: AmericanDave

My nephew tells me that Harry Browne was corrupt.

If that made him the "Libertarian party's best ever candidate" then that party has some work to do.

I think the Libertarians would make for a much better loyal opposition party to the Republicans than the traitorous Democrats, so I am rooting for them to overpower the Dems and throw them into the waste bin of history. But they still need to field better candidates.


79 posted on 03/04/2006 3:03:15 PM PST by patriciaruth (http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1562436/posts)
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To: Larry Lucido

I just bought Die Hard to send to a Stryker unit patrolling the Syrian border.

My favorite action film.

Yippee kaiyo!


80 posted on 03/04/2006 3:08:12 PM PST by patriciaruth (http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1562436/posts)
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To: fish hawk

You wanted a picture? Ah, here's a nice one from memory lane.

81 posted on 03/04/2006 3:12:48 PM PST by patriciaruth (http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1562436/posts)
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To: La Enchiladita
I loved his comments about being a Republican. Bruce Willis is right and you guys know it - the party isn't exactly living up to conservative ideals these days. There are very few actors in Hollywood like him. Its a liberal town and all things considered, Willis is amazing. He speaks his mind like no one else and every time he says something, you appreciate him more. Unlike the pretend snobs over there who are full of it.

(Denny Crane: "I Don't Want To Socialize With A Pinko Liberal Democrat Commie. Say What You Like About Republicans. We Stick To Our Convictions. Even When We Know We're Dead Wrong.")

82 posted on 03/04/2006 3:51:26 PM PST by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives On In My Heart Forever)
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To: montag813

Sounds like what many of us say. Conservative first, Republican second.


83 posted on 03/04/2006 3:58:15 PM PST by DakotaRed
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To: goldstategop

This rant and this thread are kinda our little anti-Oscar "statement."


84 posted on 03/04/2006 4:06:09 PM PST by La Enchiladita (Don't get me started!)
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To: patriciaruth
"My nephew tells me that Harry Browne was corrupt. "

Your nephew could be wrong.

3 Things to think about:

1."Do not bear false witness"

2.Best not to speak ill of the dead.

3.They say the same thing about Bush, Clinton, and Gore and every other person who steps up to be a leader....

Just a thought, with Harry's passing away.

85 posted on 03/04/2006 4:12:32 PM PST by AmericanDave ("and I want those lobbyists out of Washington. Do that and I'll say I'm a Republican."Bruce Willis)
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To: paulat

Bruce Willis PING special delivery for you.


86 posted on 03/04/2006 4:34:25 PM PST by JRios1968 (A DUmmie troll's motto: "Non cogito, ergo zot")
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To: FOG724

Bruce must feel lonely among all those Hollywood uber Lefties...


87 posted on 03/04/2006 4:45:36 PM PST by Czar (StillFedUptotheTeeth@Washington)
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To: AmericanDave

Libertarians don't do it for me. They seem to be pushing the drug legalization thing a bit too much, which I could never support. The Constitution Party is the closest thing I can see to a real conservative party. The guy in California, from the Minutemen (I can't remember his name right now), is running for office as a part of the Taxpayers Party, which is California's branch of the CP.


88 posted on 03/04/2006 5:49:57 PM PST by frankiep
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To: malos; JennysCool; MontanaBeth
Its "PROMOTE the general welfare" Huge difference.

PMJI late here. James Madison, in discussing specifically the limitations of the "general welfare" provision (either in the Federalist Papers or in his personal correspondence - don't have the cite handy) nailed it down even tighter, stating that the Federal governmet was only authorized to promote the general welfare though the exercise of the specific, limited set of enumerated powers outlined in the Constitution.

89 posted on 03/04/2006 6:01:35 PM PST by tarheelswamprat
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To: frankiep
IMHO the Libertarian Party has a lot of baggage, not the least of which is that it sounds too much like liberal.

The doctorine IS liberal in the personal freedoms area; but it is very conservative when it comes to Constitutional powers and the rights of the people!

What we need is a new party name that says what it Stands for more clearly.

90 posted on 03/04/2006 6:41:43 PM PST by AmericanDave ("and I want those lobbyists out of Washington. Do that and I'll say I'm a Republican."Bruce Willis)
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To: La Enchiladita
...and they're the last line between us and the wolves and the chaos that's out in the world.

Not mine. I have 2.

1 is Mr. Smith and the other is Mr. Wesson.

91 posted on 03/04/2006 7:02:10 PM PST by mountn man (Tact is for people not witty enough to be sarcastic.)
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To: JennysCool
I don't think there's that much of a disconnect. "Provide for the general welfare" is, after all, one of government's first responsibilities. I think what Bruce is getting at is what we all want: an end to pork barrel projects, ludicrous multi-million dollar research grants, and the monolithic bureaucracy. THEN we'd have plenty of bucks to do things like helping those who CAN'T help themselves.

DITTO

92 posted on 03/04/2006 7:03:48 PM PST by mountn man (Tact is for people not witty enough to be sarcastic.)
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To: AmericanDave

My nephew voted for Browne, so he would probably be more skeptical of reports of corruption.

In politics, there is a limit to how much one sweeps under the rug after a politician dies.

History should be reasonably accurate to assist future voters to make sound choices.

I did not bear false witness. This was a true report of what my nephew said, and he seemed pretty positive about the amount of evidence that had come to light.

However, in fairness, I will try to get his sources for him and correct the record if I'm not impressed with his evidence.


93 posted on 03/04/2006 7:12:21 PM PST by patriciaruth (http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1562436/posts)
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To: La Enchiladita
Willis reminds me a little of Hemingway's description of Spencer Tracy in The Old Man and the Sea.

"He looks like a fat, very rich actor pretending he's a fisherman."

94 posted on 03/04/2006 7:21:09 PM PST by monkey
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To: patriciaruth

I'm not flaming you, but think about this: if you repeat an untruth, that's how lies get spread. There's plenty of people who will repeat anything bad said about President Bush, and they don't know or CARE that it's untrue....

Then again what do we know realy, unless we see it first hand.


95 posted on 03/04/2006 8:50:35 PM PST by AmericanDave ("and I want those lobbyists out of Washington. Do that and I'll say I'm a Republican."Bruce Willis)
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To: La Enchiladita
He's got a mixed bag of views, sure isn't the typical Hollywood bimbo and just a Joisey boy at heart...

Yeah, he's a "Republican" all righty.

"I'm a Republican only as far as I want a smaller government." [Snip] "I want the government to... the kids in foster care... take care of the elderly and give them free medicine, give them whatever they need."

Typical liberal hypocrite. He wants bigger government without the responsibility to pay for it.

96 posted on 03/04/2006 11:21:28 PM PST by Carry_Okie (There are people in power who are REALLY stupid.)
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To: JRios1968
Thanks for the ping, sweetie...been afk for a while.

Can't help lovin' that man o' (wish he was) mine....

...although Kiefer is givin' him a run for the money....

97 posted on 03/05/2006 9:36:15 AM PST by paulat
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To: paulat

Gotta keep sending you the good pings, you know. Anything to make a nice lady smile!


98 posted on 03/05/2006 9:53:05 AM PST by JRios1968 (A DUmmie troll's motto: "Non cogito, ergo zot")
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To: La Enchiladita
and they're the last line between us and the wolves and the chaos that's out in the world.

While I don't completely disagree with that statement, I would suggest that the VERY last line between us and the wolves and the chaos is the 2nd Amendment.

That was well demonstrated by the LA riots a few years ago when the cops bugged out of the riot area and left the law abiding people there alone to defend themselves against wolves and chaos. The people who were armed survived and protected their property, a lot of those who weren't armed didn't. That picture of a Korean merchant standing on the roof of his undamaged store with a semiauto rifle in his hands while other buildings all around his were looted and burning spoke volumes.

99 posted on 03/05/2006 10:15:32 AM PST by epow (Life is not a choice, it's a gift.)
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To: epow

Thanks for remembering that image from the 1992 riots. Koreans rock. For the most part, they have been a beneficial addition to American society. They work hard, are law-abiding and mostly Republican.


100 posted on 03/05/2006 10:35:39 AM PST by La Enchiladita (Don't get me started!)
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