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Ben Affeck, Matt Damon Pledge Support for Obama
Web India 123 ^ | 08.04.2008 | ANI

Posted on 08/04/2008 8:12:36 AM PDT by Coffee200am

Hollywood stars Ben Affleck and Matt Damon and their pregnant wives turned up at a Miami fundraiser for presumptive Democratic presidential candidate Barrack Obama on Saturday.

Both the couples attended the orientation at club 'Set' to pledge their support for Obama.

According to reports, the actors also delivered speeches from the stage.

"Jennifer Garner gave the first speech supporting Obama, and she was very witty, clever and funny," Peoples Magazine quoted a source as saying.

"She was followed by her husband Ben, then Matt Damon. The men gave serious political speeches on how the country needs change," the source said.

Best of friends, Damon and Affleck made it pretty evident that they are supporting Obama over McCain, as he is a deserving candidate and a man of principles, who would head the country towards righteousness.

"For a lot of reasons, but mostly because I don't like the path this country's on and if McCain is elected we'll be continuing down that same path," Damon said, when asked as to why he was supporting Obama.

The stars seemed to be in jolly good moods, and were friendly to all the guests.

Later, the stars left in a Limo to attend a party at Anthony Kennedy Shriver's Miami Beach home. (ANI)

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: alreadyposted; benaffleck; bigwhoop; compliesw4hourrule; dumbanddumber; endorsement; filmactorsguild; hollywood; hollywoodvote; mattdamon
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1 posted on 08/04/2008 8:12:36 AM PDT by Coffee200am
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To: Coffee200am

Ah, the brain trust.


2 posted on 08/04/2008 8:14:21 AM PDT by Corin Stormhands (Barack Obama is not the antichrist. But he plays one on TV.)
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To: Coffee200am

These genius’ endorsed Kerry too.
Look how well that worked out.


3 posted on 08/04/2008 8:15:25 AM PDT by brownsfan (Algore makes P.T. Barnum look like a piker.)
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To: Coffee200am
Bring us change...change we can believe in.

Well, during Obama's trip to Europe there was just something about his huge crowd in Berlin wildly cheering and supporting him as a populist candidate for change, something that evokes bad memories in the American consciousness.

OBAMA!...OBAMA!...OBAMA!...OBAMA!...OBAMA!

OBAMA'S DIVERSE VISION OF AMERICA



THE AUDACITY OF TRUTH ABOUT BARACK HUSSEIN OBAMA'S CIRCLE OF FRIENDS


NOBAMA MOVEMENT SPREADS ACROSS THE NATION

4 posted on 08/04/2008 8:15:25 AM PDT by Jeff Head (Freedom is not free...never has been, never will be. (www.dragonsfuryseries.com))
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To: Coffee200am

And we should care what Ben Aflac has to say because... ?


5 posted on 08/04/2008 8:16:49 AM PDT by Two Kids' Dad
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To: Coffee200am

Isn’t Matt Damon the one who has to fill his pockets with lead weights to keep from drifting off into space?


6 posted on 08/04/2008 8:17:11 AM PDT by reagan_fanatic ("And how can this be? For I am the Kwisatz Haderach! " - Barack Obama)
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To: Coffee200am

Probablly assures the McCain presidency.


7 posted on 08/04/2008 8:17:15 AM PDT by golfisnr1 (Democrats are like roaches - hard to get rid of.)
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To: Coffee200am

Who cares ??


8 posted on 08/04/2008 8:17:29 AM PDT by traumer
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To: Coffee200am

Why is this news? I will see them in a movie if it is good, but their opinion of who they will vote for is not for common knowledge. I don’t care who people vote for...it is one thing that people can choose. But why tout this news when everyone knows who they would support anyway. I am sadly voting for McCain but they are not doing a news story on my voting choice.


9 posted on 08/04/2008 8:17:33 AM PDT by napscoordinator
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To: Coffee200am
"Later, the stars left in a Limo to attend a party..."

Ahh yes! The little hypocrites went on their merry pampered way...

10 posted on 08/04/2008 8:18:13 AM PDT by avacado
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To: Coffee200am

Hmmmmm.

Talentless actors (apologies for the redundancy), giving political speeches.

Will the media give its usual publicity when say. pharmacists expound on architecture?


11 posted on 08/04/2008 8:18:33 AM PDT by EyeGuy
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To: Coffee200am

“Ben Affeck, Matt Damon Pledge Support for Obama”

WOW!!!

I didn’t know that!

I never even suspected it!

This changes EVERYTHING!

I’m DEFINITELY going to vote for B. Hussein, now.


12 posted on 08/04/2008 8:21:02 AM PDT by WayneS (And now I shall return to my hovel and cling to my guns ... until it is time to go to Church)
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To: Coffee200am

(Eye roll) BIG surprise.


13 posted on 08/04/2008 8:21:28 AM PDT by McKayopectate
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To: Coffee200am

Maaaatttt Daaaamon

14 posted on 08/04/2008 8:22:54 AM PDT by tx_eggman (Privatizing profits and socializing losses is no way to run an economy)
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To: WayneS

Which one was on top while giving this endorsement?


15 posted on 08/04/2008 8:24:03 AM PDT by MrB (You can't reason people out of a position that they didn't use reason to get into in the first place)
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To: Coffee200am

2 votes down, just 59,999,998 to go.


16 posted on 08/04/2008 8:24:33 AM PDT by Always Right (Obama: more arrogant than Bill Clinton, more naive than Jimmy Carter, and more liberal than LBJ.)
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To: Coffee200am

....better than I ever could have said it. These are two actors that think because they have a couple of hit films that their IQ’s have gone up a hundred points and now everyone can’t wait to hear their quasi-political opinions.


17 posted on 08/04/2008 8:25:26 AM PDT by Banjoguy (Nancy Pelosi and the Democrat party are among the enemies of The Republic.)
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To: Coffee200am

The Hollywood Left.

Although I give them a little credit for not aborting their babies, how they can they be sure it’s theirs?


18 posted on 08/04/2008 8:25:28 AM PDT by Ben Reyes
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To: WayneS

Hmmmmm, I wonder how Leo Dicaprio is going to vote????


19 posted on 08/04/2008 8:27:37 AM PDT by PGR88
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To: Corin Stormhands
A sure sign of Affleck’s flailing acting career is the 180 turn towards politics. Yawn. And one would think Damon would have a better answer ready as to why he supports Obama other than the one he gave. Let's hear your specific opinions on the issues, boys! Or does that take just a bit too much honest-to-goodness thinking and risk, not just play-acting? LOL.
20 posted on 08/04/2008 8:27:38 AM PDT by Melinda
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To: WayneS

Are they married?


21 posted on 08/04/2008 8:28:51 AM PDT by maxsand
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To: Jeff Head

Someone should have told B. Hussein to keep his RIGHT hand and arm at his side the entire time he was speaking before crowds in Germany.

That is a scary photograph. It’s spookily reminiscent of another celebrity megalomaniac. A man who, ironically enough, once came to power IN Germany... ...can’t think of his name right off...

...I’ll think about it some more and I’m sure it will come to me.


22 posted on 08/04/2008 8:28:51 AM PDT by WayneS (And now I shall return to my hovel and cling to my guns ... until it is time to go to Church)
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To: Coffee200am

This is one reason Hollywood is losing money as they say they are...I can’t stand to watch these movies that have actors with all these political messages.


23 posted on 08/04/2008 8:29:39 AM PDT by mel
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To: Banjoguy

Matt Damon: “I’m not a genius, but I played one in the movies... and for you celebrity obsessed morons that’s just as good!!!!”


24 posted on 08/04/2008 8:30:37 AM PDT by WayneS (And now I shall return to my hovel and cling to my guns ... until it is time to go to Church)
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To: Coffee200am

Never mind them....still waiting on the Madonna endorcement :)


25 posted on 08/04/2008 8:31:23 AM PDT by lormand (Don't vote democRAT, from either party.)
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To: PGR88

Good point.

I mean, if Leo were to support McCain, I might have to re-re-think my position.


26 posted on 08/04/2008 8:31:32 AM PDT by WayneS (And now I shall return to my hovel and cling to my guns ... until it is time to go to Church)
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To: Coffee200am

Dumb and Dumber celebrities showing the number one world celebrity a little love... LOL.

There has to be new McCain campaign commercial in there somewhere.


27 posted on 08/04/2008 8:31:48 AM PDT by jerod (They were pro-abortion, for gun control & wanted a cleaner environment at all cost - The NAZI party)
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To: brownsfan

I think Gore as well.


28 posted on 08/04/2008 8:37:19 AM PDT by xp38
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To: Coffee200am

Reason 235 to vote for McCain


29 posted on 08/04/2008 8:41:27 AM PDT by Larry381 (If the other guy has a knife-Obama brings........a basketball?)
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To: Coffee200am

BWAAAAHAAAHAAAA!

That’s great! (The graph)


30 posted on 08/04/2008 8:41:49 AM PDT by rlmorel (Clinging bitterly to Guns and God in Massachusetts...:)
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To: Coffee200am
I no longer buy movies that anti-American marxist air-heads make... and anyone supporting lurch or osamabama does not deserve the support of true Americans! They are now filed under “baldwin syndrome”.

LLS

31 posted on 08/04/2008 8:42:21 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (REAGANISM... NOT communism!!!)
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To: Coffee200am

Obama is effing Matt Damon.

And kissing Ben Afleck.


32 posted on 08/04/2008 8:42:35 AM PDT by autumnraine
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To: Coffee200am
Who cares? These Hollywood egomaniacs think that what they do and feel is important to others. The gall of that! Like they have such an impact on the public? It is pitiful, really, that they have to resort to making public announcements about their voting desires in order to get some PR! Even when they do some good deeds, it is all for the media attention. These people get so puffed up with themselves they can't imagine that others don't give a hoot what they do. Wonder if either of them has two solid thoughts that connect together on how to solve the oil crisis by drilling in the U.S. or how to deal with illegal immigration? They spend their days in million dollar homes, being catered to by servants, shopping at high-priced shops, being dressed in designer fashions, wearing Rolex watches, driving gas guzzling cars (sometimes several) - and then they presume to tell "us" - the public that we should vote for Obama because he will bring about change and make it better for the poor and middle class.

What, of all their material things are they going to give up when Obama (who also lives the same lifestyle as them) comes knocking with his socialist forces to take away from the rich? Will they make public announcements to support him then as their Mercedes is carried away and they have to take the bus! You know, the one Obama keeps throwing people under.

33 posted on 08/04/2008 8:44:16 AM PDT by CitizenM ("An excuse is worse than an lie, because an excuse is a lie hidden." Pope John Paul, II)
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To: Coffee200am
Well, that does it.

BANKING ON KERRY Actor Matt Damon tells Diane Sawyer tonight that supporting John Kerry was, "financially, the stupidest thing that [he] could do," but the election was about more than money.

34 posted on 08/04/2008 8:46:33 AM PDT by Cinnamon Girl (McCain calls it "radical islamic terrorism," the dems don't refer to it at all)
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To: traumer

..b-b-b-but she was witty, clever AND funny! Not just witty, not just witty and clever, not just clever and funny, not just witty and funny, but witty, clever AND funny! Somebody get my thesaurus and see whether in this context any of those words adds anything to any of those other words.

Colonel, USAFR


35 posted on 08/04/2008 8:46:42 AM PDT by jagusafr ("Bugs, Mr. Rico! Zillions of 'em!" - Robert Heinlein)
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To: Melinda

They’re waiting on the dailies to see the script changes...


36 posted on 08/04/2008 8:47:49 AM PDT by jagusafr ("Bugs, Mr. Rico! Zillions of 'em!" - Robert Heinlein)
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To: Coffee200am
"She was followed by her husband Ben, then Matt Damon. The men gave serious political speeches on how the country needs change," the source said.

Really? "serious political speeches"? Did they follow a script?

37 posted on 08/04/2008 8:48:51 AM PDT by Exit148 (Founder of the Loose Change Club. Every nickle and dime counts!!)
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To: Coffee200am
Both of those idiots are big fans of Noam Chomsky and Howard Zinn. I think Chomsky was even a friend of Damon's parents, iirc.

See also: Meet ABC News' Newest Reporter, Ben Affleck: Fan of Chomsky, Hater of America; Gives Oprah Mag his Anti-U.S. Book List

38 posted on 08/04/2008 8:49:47 AM PDT by SeafoodGumbo
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To: Coffee200am

great, we can replace britney and paris with them in the next ad for the same effect.


39 posted on 08/04/2008 8:51:51 AM PDT by ari-freedom (Obamuh uh uh uh uh uh uh ummmmmm)
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To: Exit148

yikes that excerpt makes them sound like men who are dragged to a “lillith festival”.

(for those in Rio Linda, lillith festival is an all female musicial music festival accompanied by rants of men are bad and only women should “know” women.)


40 posted on 08/04/2008 8:55:02 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: Coffee200am
Oh, well, I was on the fence, but Matt Damon and Ben Affleck? Wow!

"Actors, (sigh!), what don't they know?"

41 posted on 08/04/2008 8:57:45 AM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: tx_eggman
aren't they both members of the

F ilm
A ctors
G uild

42 posted on 08/04/2008 9:28:08 AM PDT by edzo4
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To: Coffee200am
who would head the country towards righteousness

sounds like a phrase you would see in one of those Nigerian emails

43 posted on 08/04/2008 9:31:11 AM PDT by xp38
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To: Coffee200am

one idiot and one idiot equals two morons. Add paltrow to that and you have two morons and a silly woman who surfaces whenever it benefits her for face time.


44 posted on 08/04/2008 9:32:32 AM PDT by cubreporter
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To: Coffee200am

one idiot and one idiot equals two morons. Add paltrow to that and you have two morons and a silly woman who surfaces whenever it benefits her for face time.


45 posted on 08/04/2008 9:32:37 AM PDT by cubreporter
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To: Two Kids' Dad

Isn’t Ben Affleck that little duck I see running around in some insurance commercials? How can a duck have a pregnant wife? Edwards? The media will never tell.


46 posted on 08/04/2008 9:37:12 AM PDT by mathurine
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To: Coffee200am

“Hollywood stars Ben Affleck and Matt Damon and their pregnant wives turned up at a Miami fundraiser for presumptive Democratic presidential candidate Barrack Obama on Saturday.”

So, anybody know who impregnated their wives?


47 posted on 08/04/2008 11:48:09 AM PDT by Titan Magroyne ("Drill now drill hard drill often and give old Gaia a cigarette afterwards she deserves it." HerrBlu)
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To: Coffee200am

“She was followed by her husband Ben, then Matt Damon. The men gave serious political speeches on how the country needs change,” the source said.

STOP THE PRESSES!

Matt Damon and Ben Affleck are now classified as men?

By whom pray tell?


48 posted on 08/04/2008 12:05:26 PM PDT by PittsburghAfterDark
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To: CitizenM

“What, of all their material things are they going to give up when Obama (who also lives the same lifestyle as them) comes knocking with his socialist forces to take away from the rich? Will they make public announcements to support him then as their Mercedes is carried away and they have to take the bus!”

Like most brainless snots, they believe they will be co-rulers. They don’t think that Obama will make them recite the party line or they’ll get much worse than bad press.


49 posted on 08/07/2008 10:10:04 AM PDT by Niuhuru (Don't burn a bra, burn a feminist!)
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To: tx_eggman

Jason Bourne, why?????? Go back to what you do best, kicking arse!!!!!!!!!/Just Asking - seoul62.........


50 posted on 08/07/2008 10:15:22 AM PDT by seoul62
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