Skip to comments.The Last Hollywood Conservative (Vanity)
Posted on 08/27/2007 6:20:54 AM PDT by Old Sarge
Here is the topic for an attempt at serious discourse: Who Was The Last Hollywood Conservative?
Ronald Reagan: Left Hollywood for the political arena;
John Wayne: Passed away in the 70's before Reagan was elected to the Presidency, still making films up to his death;
Charlton Heston: Was still working in the 1990's before Alzheimer's took him;
Please, discuss this with me and, if you can, add to the list?
So is James Wood.
Those unfortunates are usually the semi-brain dead cult members.
I sat behind Charlton Heston at the Cinerama Dome and watched Top Gun. That was a treat I will never forget. What a distinguished gentleman.
One of the Baldwin brothers (not Alec of course) is conservative...I saw him at the last GOP convention.
“So is James Wood.”
I’ll never forgive Wood for SALVADOR. That film was Oliver Stone’s stoned Trotskyist version of El Salvador’s recent history. It was pure lies and pure propaganda.
The list linked in the post includes George Lucas with a question mark ... George Lucas is most assuredly a LIBERAL DEMOCRAT.
HIs last year at CPAC, you could tell there was something wrong. He had just had double knee replacement as I recall, and I just attributed his problem as related to meds he was taking for pain.
What about Drew Carrey?
Here’s a good way to find out..
Gary Sinise ...
Also - he goes to Iraq to entertain the troops ...then there is is “Lt Dan Band” ...
Conservatives believe is smaller government, lower taxes and personal responsibility. The religious right believes in God and is pro-life. While the two are not mutually exclusive, the litmus test is in my first sentence.
Kurt Russell is also among the rational as far as I know. I beleive he and David Horowitz (sp?) founded a group called the Center for the study of Popular Culture, or some such.
His wife became a Christian first then him, then he was attempting to reach his brother Dan and praying that Dan's wife would not interefere, when lo and behold she became a believer and is leading Dan to Christ (her name is Chynna Phillips - daughter of Michelle Phillips.)Stephen and his team will be holding extreme sports (DMX bikes, etc.) in Phoenix and Dallas and soon to be in a city near you. They are to be known as "As Salt."
Stephen also has a new book "Unusual Suspect" and having already read it, I'd highly recommend it to all interested.
"I've always been political," Hopper says, "but I haven't always been a Republican. I was with Martin Luther King [and] at the Free Speech Movement in Berkeley. I was a hippie. I was probably as Left as you could get without being a Communist."
Asked what happened, Hopper says, "I read too much Thomas Jefferson and decided that every 25 years you needed to have a change if you're really going to have a republic, and the Democrats had been in power too long."
This was about the time that Ronald Reagan was campaigning for the 1980 presidential election.
"I never cared for Reagan, very honestly," Hopper says. "I thought he was a bad actor. I never thought he was a great communicator, didn't think he was a great speaker.
"But the idea of changing the Congress, changing the Senate, getting the Democrats out, getting the Republicans in, also the idea of having less government -- which didn't seem to work out."
What began as a philosophy of political change turned into a change of political philosophy.
"The idea of less government," Hopper says, "more individual freedom, is something that I liked. I started believing it. So I started voting. I voted that time for Reagan, and I've voted on the straight Republican ticket ever since. I don't go to meetings, I don't go to things. I just go to the polls and do it."
If one does not believe in the statement in the Declaration of Independence, that ALL are created by their Creator, one does not believe in life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.
Arnold Schwartzen... wait... never mind. Rinos don’t count, do they?
Actually David created the Center but you are right that Kurt is involved.
Disclaimer: Opinions posted on Free Republic are those of the individual posters and do not necessarily represent the opinion of Free Republic or its management. All materials posted herein are protected by copyright law and the exemption for fair use of copyrighted works.