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"Ron Howard's Call to Action" commerical for Obama.[Fair Warning: Set down coffee before viewing]
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Posted on 10/26/2008 4:51:41 AM PDT by yankeedame

Ron Howard For Obama: Although not particularly funny (like the Mac-PC commercials) or substantive (like the Mac-PC commercials) this celebrity endorsement is sort of amazing.


TOPICS: Miscellaneous; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2008; antiamericanleft; hollyhwood; howard; obama; opiecunningham; unamericanactivities
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1 posted on 10/26/2008 4:51:41 AM PDT by yankeedame
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To: yankeedame

It seems to me that actors/actresses/entertainers risk more by endorsing a candidate than the candidate gains. Do you know anyone at all who is voting for a particular candidate because of an entertainer’s endorsement? Do you know any voters who will boycott a particular entertainer because of a political endorsement?


2 posted on 10/26/2008 4:55:01 AM PDT by nobama08
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To: yankeedame
I think this is funnier!
3 posted on 10/26/2008 4:58:55 AM PDT by jellybean (Write in Fred! - Proud Ann-droid and a Steyn-aholic)
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To: yankeedame

It would be nice if they would have ejected him with the lunar module from Apollo 13. That would have been Hollywood at its finest.


4 posted on 10/26/2008 4:59:16 AM PDT by ExiledChicagoan (I see a red door and I want it painted black. But that's just me.)
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To: nobama08

Now, it is difficult-—no impossible—for me to see movies where the actors have been on a polotical soapbox. I can’t get into the role they are playing.

the old movie studios knew what they were doing when they kept their big actors out of any controversy. they were protecting their “product”...and that’s what actors are...a product that is used in films.


5 posted on 10/26/2008 5:00:40 AM PDT by Recovering Ex-hippie (Conservatives are in an ideological, cultural/ class war with the Great Victim Entitlement Society)
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To: yankeedame
"...not some latest Hollywood trend."

Yeah, right Dopey!

Seems all your 'loose' friends are acting like we care what they think.

Shut up & Direct, Act & Sing !

6 posted on 10/26/2008 5:05:03 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: yankeedame
opie.... you are dead to me... I will no longer indulge in your handiwork. opie the commie... who would have ever thought such a thing could happen. Mayberrystan... just damn.

LLS

7 posted on 10/26/2008 5:09:15 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (GOD, Country, Family... except when it comes to dims!)
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To: yankeedame
I couldn't watch the whole thing.

Opie, like the rest of Hollywood's loonies, has grown older but no wiser. Sad.

8 posted on 10/26/2008 5:11:16 AM PDT by giotto
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To: LibLieSlayer

Andy Taylor of Mayberry would never had supported Obama!


9 posted on 10/26/2008 5:11:24 AM PDT by proudofthesouth (Homosexuality IS a choice! There isn't any biological reason for it. They CHOOSE to be that way!)
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To: yankeedame

Ron Howard should seriously think about keeping the rug. He is seriously nasty to look at when he’s bald.


10 posted on 10/26/2008 5:13:46 AM PDT by Hardastarboard (0bama's past associations need a good "Ayering out".)
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To: Hardastarboard
The Communist Party USA endorsed Obama too.

click here

11 posted on 10/26/2008 5:14:37 AM PDT by Liberty Wins
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To: nobama08
“Do you know any voters who will boycott a particular entertainer because of a political endorsement?”

I haven't been in a movie theater in 22 years because I decided that I didn't want my money going to the liberal actors.

I own only about only a couple dozen DVD’s - 99% of which were bought used and therefore my money didn't go to the liberal actors.

As for movies and TV shows - there are a lot of them that I won't watch because of the liberal actors in them.

I know my personal boycott doesn't make a dent in the profits or salaries of these people but it makes me feel better.

12 posted on 10/26/2008 5:20:05 AM PDT by proudofthesouth (Homosexuality IS a choice! There isn't any biological reason for it. They CHOOSE to be that way!)
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To: yankeedame
Ron Howard donated ten grand to Bubba's defense fund.

Go ahead and endorse Obama, Howard. Hooray for Hollyweird.

13 posted on 10/26/2008 5:23:28 AM PDT by mewzilla (In politics the middle way is none at all. John Adams)
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To: jellybean

That was great!!


14 posted on 10/26/2008 5:24:20 AM PDT by ExiledChicagoan (I see a red door and I want it painted black. But that's just me.)
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To: yankeedame
Not one word about Obama’s bonafides.

Not one word about what Obama will do or how he will do it.

Merely an attempt to hide Obozo behind beloved characters which typify a world that Obama, his wife, his preacher and his friend Bill Ayres despise and want with all of their hearts to destroy.

Ron Howard wants us to vote with “courage and vision”. These are words which will come back to haunt this pathetic dupe if the man he endorsed but failed even to describe gets in.

In this endorsement “Sheriff Taylor” just pissed on the graves of the LEO’s the weathermen slaughtered.

15 posted on 10/26/2008 5:28:22 AM PDT by TalBlack
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To: yankeedame

LOL!!!! Richie Cunningham and the Fonz complaining. Gotta love it! They portrayed teens during the Happy Days, the IKE years and the show ran in the worst of times, the Carter Years. Dumb Ass add, but the heads of mush will love it.


16 posted on 10/26/2008 5:29:30 AM PDT by Bringbackthedraft (PALIN/MCCAIN the real ticket!)
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To: ExiledChicagoan

I’ve watched it 4 times and still LOL each time!


17 posted on 10/26/2008 5:29:37 AM PDT by jellybean (Write in Fred! - Proud Ann-droid and a Steyn-aholic)
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To: nobama08

“Do you know anyone at all who is voting for a particular candidate because of an entertainer’s endorsement?”
NO.

“Do you know any voters who will boycott a particular entertainer because of a political endorsement?”
YES.


18 posted on 10/26/2008 5:29:54 AM PDT by Kirkwood
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To: TexasCajun
obozo's internal polls must really be tanking!

Opie-WTF?

19 posted on 10/26/2008 5:29:57 AM PDT by skimbell (Life, Liberty and the pursuit of all who threaten either.)
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To: yankeedame

I’ll never look at Opie, Andy, and the Fonz the same way again. They actually think that we need their political advice.


20 posted on 10/26/2008 5:30:17 AM PDT by DorisCCC
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To: nobama08

“Do you know anyone at all who is voting for a particular candidate because of an entertainer’s endorsement? Do you know any voters who will boycott a particular entertainer because of a political endorsement?”

Hell no, and heck yes.


21 posted on 10/26/2008 5:40:21 AM PDT by PeanutbutterandJellybean
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To: yankeedame
These are deluded fools who make these non-humorous videos.

Their attempts at reaching voters with their versions of 'humor', hit those Americans who are simple-minded and who would vote for an apparent communist.

They are completely oblivious to the fact that they're dooming themselves as well as the rest of us to the drab existence in a socialist company on it's way to the slavery of communism.

Ron and Andy look foolish and the imitation of Governor Palin is disgusting! A socialist Obomba's ideas would never fit in the fictional (or real) Mayberry. They have made comic fools of themselves in their attempt to fool the rest of us.

22 posted on 10/26/2008 5:41:11 AM PDT by IbJensen (Don't Be An Obombazombie!)
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To: yankeedame

It doesn’t surprise that Opie and Fonz are “useful idiots”, but Andy too? We’re in more trouble than I thought. I wonder if Brad Paisley knew of Andy’s political affiliation. Now, I can’t trust any of them!


23 posted on 10/26/2008 5:42:38 AM PDT by Kryn-Man (Self-righteous, gun-totin', military-lovin', redneck)
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To: yankeedame

Obama has been reduced to relying endorsements from fictional characters. Who’s next? Bullwinkle and Rocky?


24 posted on 10/26/2008 5:46:53 AM PDT by DesertDreamer ("I don't believe in a government that protects us from ourselves." - Ronald Reagan)
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To: proudofthesouth

Same with me. LOL Years ago I thought Susan Sarandon was a good actress. I wouldn’t watch her now if you paid me. When I was young, I loved Sally Field (Gidget, Flying Nun). Now I change the channel when her stupid commercials come on. LOL


25 posted on 10/26/2008 5:47:25 AM PDT by nobama08
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To: proudofthesouth
He did a commercial with Opie supporting the messiah.
26 posted on 10/26/2008 5:48:04 AM PDT by boomop1
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To: DesertDreamer
Bullwinkle and Rocky are too smart, the rest were born with silver spoons and no attachment to reality.
27 posted on 10/26/2008 5:49:52 AM PDT by boomop1
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To: boomop1

I know Andy Griffith is supporting Obama but his character Andy Taylor never would have.


28 posted on 10/26/2008 5:51:05 AM PDT by proudofthesouth (Homosexuality IS a choice! There isn't any biological reason for it. They CHOOSE to be that way!)
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To: yankeedame
So another member of the super-rich socialist elite who can afford socialism but who has no idea how it will destroy the middle class endorses a Marxist/Socialist.

Is this really news? It would have been news if he endorsed McCain.

I used to love watching my DVDs of Arrested Development. But after some googling and finding out what a bunch of leftists most of the crew are, I can't stomach it any longer.

29 posted on 10/26/2008 5:53:04 AM PDT by Ghost of Philip Marlowe (If Hillary is elected, her legacy will be telling the American people: Better put some ice on that.)
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To: proudofthesouth

What do you expect from a UNC graduate.


30 posted on 10/26/2008 5:54:24 AM PDT by boomop1
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To: yankeedame

Maybe they are ‘fishing’ for an exception to higher taxes on the top 5%.


31 posted on 10/26/2008 5:58:02 AM PDT by RetSignman (DEMSM: "If you tell a big enough lie, frequently enough, it becomes the truth")
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To: yankeedame
Opie the Dopey


32 posted on 10/26/2008 5:59:32 AM PDT by Upstate NY Guy
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To: proudofthesouth
Actually, Andy Griffith has supported Obammie the Commie.
33 posted on 10/26/2008 6:02:41 AM PDT by Ghost of Philip Marlowe (If Hillary is elected, her legacy will be telling the American people: Better put some ice on that.)
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To: proudofthesouth

Sheriff Taylor would have busted Ayers and ran Reverend Wright out of town.


34 posted on 10/26/2008 6:10:36 AM PDT by just me (JELLY BEANS AND WINKS AMD PLUMBERS)
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To: yankeedame
When you watch the video, really listen to the words and message they are giving. It's a brainwashing seminar. Little, “ahh shucks” Opie says it's ok to change, change is good, the country is in the toilet and it needs to move in a new direction, blah, blah, blah. If little, sweet Opie says it, it must be true. Opie who was in a hit series, a family favorite tells us “don't be afraid” to change to the other side, he too has voted for both Republicans and Democrats. If you can't trust Opie, then who can you trust? Why did Ron Howard have to go back into his “Opie” character for the ad, and not just endorse Obama in his present day self? Personally I think the Hollywood Crowd is a little full of themselves. They have this idea that the peons below them are so unintelligent and naive that we actually need their insight on how to vote. What makes them such an expert? All of them are just sheeple, following their flock, and the few that stray outside of that are ostracized. Howard, Griffith, and Winkler can stuff their ad, I don't need them to tell me to not be afraid to vote for the socialist.
35 posted on 10/26/2008 6:10:46 AM PDT by PeanutbutterandJellybean
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To: yankeedame

You’re sure right on the not funny assessment!


36 posted on 10/26/2008 6:14:18 AM PDT by GOPPachyderm
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To: DesertDreamer
“Obama has been reduced to relying endorsements from fictional characters. Who’s next? Bullwinkle and Rocky?”

Why not? Obama himself is a fictional character.

37 posted on 10/26/2008 6:14:26 AM PDT by PeanutbutterandJellybean
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To: yankeedame

Ron, bring back Aunt Bee and then maybe I’ll listen............


38 posted on 10/26/2008 6:15:24 AM PDT by Lockbox
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To: yankeedame

Gee, I didn’t realize that Ron, Andy and Henry subscribed to Marxism.


39 posted on 10/26/2008 6:23:39 AM PDT by From The Deer Stand
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To: yankeedame

Who is Ron Howard?

JoMa


40 posted on 10/26/2008 6:25:24 AM PDT by joma89
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To: DesertDreamer
Obama has been reduced to relying endorsements from fictional characters. Who’s next? Bullwinkle and Rocky?

Evidently, he already has Honer Simpson's endorsement.

post

41 posted on 10/26/2008 6:27:40 AM PDT by TheCipher
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To: TheCipher

Honer - Homer


42 posted on 10/26/2008 6:28:13 AM PDT by TheCipher
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To: Recovering Ex-hippie

Agreed! Add to that singers, and I haven’t got much left in the way of entertainment! That’s OK, tho. It makes me appreciate the ones who ARE conservative sooo much more.


43 posted on 10/26/2008 6:28:24 AM PDT by gibsosa
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We were up-north for a couple of days, and had only a couple of TV channels to watch, which meant it was crap like “Entertainment Tonight” or nothing. (Yeah, nothing is a better choice...) They showed parts of the Andy & Opie video on successive evenings — essentially a free campaign ad for Obama.

As I watched, a couple of things stood out. 1) It was a rather poorly done chroma key job for a Hollywood director, and 2) the people of Mayberry would be most likely be McCain-votin’ clingers to their religion and guns, not Obamabics!


44 posted on 10/26/2008 6:29:06 AM PDT by DJ Frisat (I don't run in the Special Olympics and I don't try to reason with liberals.)
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Yeah, I waited JUST for Opie to decide I would now vote for Barry.....


45 posted on 10/26/2008 6:29:11 AM PDT by gibsosa
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To: nobama08

Ron and Henry have never given money to republicans according to http://www.newsmeat.com/celebrity_political_donations/Ron_Howard.php

they seemed earnest and honest in the commercial but they were all lying


46 posted on 10/26/2008 6:29:27 AM PDT by SPRINK
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To: proudofthesouth

I’m a huge movie fan and DVD collector. I can’t completely avoid leftist actors, but most of my American DVDs are pre-1965. I know there are a few commie screenwriters in there, but it actually gives me a sense of guilty pleasure that back then even commies had to write films that were patriotic, or at least inoffensive.

Out of all my DVDs (well over a thousand) I don’t have a single film featuring Jane Fonda, Susan Sarandon, Sean Penn, or any that goon squad. It doesn’t bother me if an actor is just a generic Democrat, or even something of a bleeding heart who has fallen for the global warming crap or believes we need more welfare handouts. I can write that off to someone simply being dumb, which maybe they can’t help. But when they rant and rave against America or our armed forces, that’s over the line. Ditto for destruction of our social fabric with Obama worship.

I do own the Lord of the Rings trilogy, which has at least one vile cast member (Gandolf the Gay). But there’s also a conservative cast member and the film itself is a wonderful conservative tale. I sort of get a kick out of seeing old Ian having to play an obviously moral character in a story conceived by devout Christian Tolkien.

For most modern films I stick to Asia! They actually sneak some anti-Communist films out of China on occasion. Those directors have real guts, unlike our posturing phonies like Oliver Stone and Brian de Palma.

As for Opie, he should be called Dopie. Aunt Bea should have kicked his ass back in ‘64.


47 posted on 10/26/2008 6:29:57 AM PDT by puroresu (Enjoy ASIAN CINEMA? See my Freeper page for recommendations (updated!).)
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To: yankeedame
Never thought Andy Griffith was a lib until I saw this. I guess he "grew" while in Hollywood.
48 posted on 10/26/2008 6:30:28 AM PDT by Mitt Romney (Romney 2012)
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To: yankeedame

Funny or Die?

So, was it funny?


49 posted on 10/26/2008 6:30:46 AM PDT by weegee (If we're gonna share wealth, those earning > $1 a month are going to have to share with the world.)
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To: puroresu
I do own the Lord of the Rings trilogy, which has at least one vile cast member (Gandolf the Gay).

Another one or two are anti-American war idiots.

How do they reconcile acting as warriors in a fictional war of good against evil?

50 posted on 10/26/2008 6:32:24 AM PDT by weegee (If we're gonna share wealth, those earning > $1 a month are going to have to share with the world.)
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