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Voight Counterpunches
The Washington Times ^ | July 2, 2009 | Jennifer Harper

Posted on 07/02/2009 4:18:55 AM PDT by lakeprincess

Free speech got a loud boost from Hollywood on Wednesday. Jon Voight has responded to accusations from a critic sympathetic to the American Communist Party, who said the actor had used hate speech and threatened the well-being of President Obama during a recent appearance before Republicans in Washington.

Mr. Voight denied both charges, saying that those who speak out against the Obama administration are "demonized" and "attacked," often with hate speech.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Philosophy; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: brietbart; commievote; hollywood; press; republicans; voight

1 posted on 07/02/2009 4:18:56 AM PDT by lakeprincess
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To: lakeprincess

The fact a Communist defends BO says all you need to know about him.


2 posted on 07/02/2009 4:26:03 AM PDT by Man50D (Fair Tax, you earn it, you keep it! FairTaxNation.com)
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To: lakeprincess

I would never threaten the well-being of President Obama.
WEre the antiAmerican socialist punk to somehow get thrown off the White House roof though I’d go out in the street and celebrate.


3 posted on 07/02/2009 4:27:49 AM PDT by Joe Boucher
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To: Man50D

During the presidential campaign, the website for The Communist Party USA was whole-heartedly endorsing Obama.


4 posted on 07/02/2009 4:29:01 AM PDT by RenegadeNC
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To: lakeprincess

So what’s new? In the context of the speech, Voight is not calling for personal harm to Obama. Yet the usual Obama butt kissers swoon and faint and put on the usual histrionics.


5 posted on 07/02/2009 4:29:42 AM PDT by Enterprise (When they come for your guns and ammo, give them the ammo first.)
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To: lakeprincess

Great to see someone, relatively new on the scene, stand up and fight back.

Before I am pounced on, I am sure that Voight has been standing tall for a time, but, his profile is just recently enlarging and he seems to have a pair.


6 posted on 07/02/2009 4:32:07 AM PDT by don-o (My son, Ben - Marine PFC- 1/16/09 - Parris Island - LC -6/4/09 - 29 Palms - Camp Pendleton 6/18)
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To: lakeprincess

Good for Jon Voight. He continues to impress.

And he called out Albano and her publication for the Communist tools they are, and always have been.


7 posted on 07/02/2009 4:32:22 AM PDT by exit82 (Be vigilant--what is happening on Iran's streets may yet happen here in America.)
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To: exit82

I think this is the speech Voight made that was referred to:

http://www.plaintruth.com/the_plain_truth/2009/06/jon-voight-speech-to-the-2009-gop-housesenate-fund-raiser.html


8 posted on 07/02/2009 4:49:29 AM PDT by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Fili et Spiritus Sancti.)
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To: lakeprincess

To my chagrin, I hesitate to go to the Wash Times site because it seems to lock up my computer...anyone else notice that this website is full of weird stuff or poorly constructed?


9 posted on 07/02/2009 4:53:49 AM PDT by iopscusa (El Vaquero. (SC Lowcountry Cowboy))
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To: lakeprincess

I agree with Jon. We need more folks just like him, ones who will tell it like it really is.


10 posted on 07/02/2009 4:53:52 AM PDT by Old Grumpy
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To: lakeprincess

What is it called when the act of disagreeing with the ideas and policies of a man who happens to be black is labeled as “racism”?

We’re looking at it, and the word is being used as a bludgeon to stifle many sincere but fearful people. We’re going to be called a lot worse before this is over, so we’d better get used to it. I’d rather be falsely labeled a racist than spend my life submitting to The Obama.


11 posted on 07/02/2009 4:55:54 AM PDT by SlowBoat407 (Achtung. preparen zie fur die obamahopenchangen.)
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To: lakeprincess

I’ll watch a Jon Voight movie. Clint Eastwood and Robert Duvall as well. The rest of Hollywood can shove it...

Jon Voight has been on Fox news several times, he’s on the right side and not afraid to say so.


12 posted on 07/02/2009 4:56:15 AM PDT by SueRae
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To: lakeprincess
Its funny but I was thinking just this morning that where Calf. is now is where the entire USA will be in five years.

Why can't anyone else see this?

13 posted on 07/02/2009 4:58:06 AM PDT by Pietro
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To: lakeprincess

Good thing he didn’t say the President should be killed like the Dems did.


15 posted on 07/02/2009 4:59:29 AM PDT by <1/1,000,000th%
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To: lakeprincess
It is about time that someone defines and exposes an element of the Left for who they are. Voight correctly states that dissent is not hate speech and instead of just defending himself against false charges, exposes who or what leveled those false charges....The Peoples Weekly World, formerly The Daily Worker, is a Communist publication. For those who have read Witness by Whittaker Chambers, I'm sure you know this.

That a Hollywood actor instead of a politician or a religious leader to call a red a red and show that those sympathetic to communism agree with Obama, gives me cause to worry for the future of our great Republic. Do we the people have the will to stand up to tyranny and the erosion of our freedoms or are we mindless sheep, more concerned with being civil towards our opponents then in directly challenging and exposing them for the communists they are?

16 posted on 07/02/2009 5:02:33 AM PDT by EAGLE7 (They MAY take our lives but they'll never take our freedom!)
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To: SueRae
...he’s on the right side and not afraid to say so.

And he always seems to have a unique and interesting angle on issues. We need more like him.

17 posted on 07/02/2009 5:03:45 AM PDT by numberonepal (Don't Even Think About Treading On Me)
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To: lakeprincess

You gotta love Jon Voight. The man will not be intimidated and is unfazed by their lies and demonizations and hits them hard with their own reflection. Voight has put perfectly into words just what 0bama and his supporters are.


18 posted on 07/02/2009 5:05:34 AM PDT by bushfamfan (United States of America: July 4, 1776-November 4, 2008)
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To: Pietro

It won’t take five years, my FRiend. By 2010 it will be in full swing.

Now that obama has a filibuster proof Senate to go with the House along with no opposition he will move rapidly implementing his agenda.

I don’t like it but that is what the majority voted for. I hope they enjoy it.


19 posted on 07/02/2009 5:08:14 AM PDT by sport
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To: lakeprincess

Conservative: “The president’s policies will not work.” (This is “hate” speech.)

Libtard answer: “You (the Conservative) are a lying sack of **** and should be lynched, put in jail, and hung.” (This is not hate speech.)


20 posted on 07/02/2009 5:11:15 AM PDT by CPOSharky (Too many zeros in the budget. And the White House.)
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To: don-o

No pouncing here, but he no longer has to worry about retribution from the Hollywood lib establishment— he is no longer looking for work. And those same libs are too enamored of his daughter to take it out on her...

hh


21 posted on 07/02/2009 5:19:18 AM PDT by hoosier hick (Note to RINOs: We need a choice, not an echo....Barry Goldwater)
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To: lakeprincess

bump


22 posted on 07/02/2009 5:22:41 AM PDT by GeronL (http://libertyfic.proboards.com <----go there now,----> tyrannysentinel.blogspot.com)
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To: Joe Boucher

During your celebration be sure to fire your AK47 into the air and scream gibberish ...


23 posted on 07/02/2009 5:28:24 AM PDT by ByteMercenary
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To: hoosier hick

Jolie was an Obama supporter anyway.


24 posted on 07/02/2009 5:37:02 AM PDT by originalbuckeye
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To: Pietro
Agree. We are in a world of hurt. We just voted down a whole slate of taxes yet the Dems in the State Legislature keep trying to bring them in anyway. Businesses are leaving California like rats from a sinking ship. Good luck to America. We'll really need it.
25 posted on 07/02/2009 5:38:45 AM PDT by originalbuckeye
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To: iopscusa
To my chagrin, I hesitate to go to the Wash Times site because it seems to lock up my computer...anyone else notice that this website is full of weird stuff or poorly constructed?

Takes forever to load. Really crap.

26 posted on 07/02/2009 5:41:25 AM PDT by Stentor
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To: lakeprincess
Official apologizes for saying Bush should be shot between eyes

And of course, the "Snipers Wanted" incident by Craig Kilborn - boy was that hilarious:


27 posted on 07/02/2009 5:50:40 AM PDT by Madame Dufarge
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To: Joe Boucher
WEre the antiAmerican socialist punk to somehow get thrown off the White House roof though I’d go out in the street and celebrate.

You think the idea of President Joe Biden is something worthy of celebration?

28 posted on 07/02/2009 5:51:32 AM PDT by VRWCmember
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To: Man50D

If only Republican Congresscritters would find such a passionate voice. I’m very pleased we are now seeing more high profile people (ok, just one more) say that want O’s policies to fail.


29 posted on 07/02/2009 5:58:49 AM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: ProtectOurFreedom

I wonder how many guilt-ridden whites are missing Bush about now?


30 posted on 07/02/2009 6:24:43 AM PDT by pistolpetestoys (Outside of a dog a book is a mans best friend;inside a dog it's too dark to read.)
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To: ByteMercenary

I don’t have an AKs, That’s my kids preference.
I like Ruger and Kimber.
But I have to laugh and wonder just how many folks have been killed in the M.E. as a result of just that. Not nearly enough.


31 posted on 07/02/2009 6:59:08 AM PDT by Joe Boucher
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To: VRWCmember

I think Joe Biden is an incompetent drunk. Whereas this assclown is a committed antiAmerican socialist punk.


32 posted on 07/02/2009 7:01:51 AM PDT by Joe Boucher
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To: bushfamfan

And has been known to bite people who tried to restrain him.

/sarc, humor/ Seinfeld episode


33 posted on 07/02/2009 8:00:59 AM PDT by b359 (The goat is old and gnarly....)
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To: Man50D
The fact a Communist defends BO says all you need to know about him.

My first thought exactly - - and it's the reason the Democrat "mainstream" media is laying low on this.

34 posted on 07/02/2009 8:03:02 AM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: hoosier hick
He's not looking for work? When did that happen? He played a major character in last season's 24, albeit a bad guy. (That was hard for me to take.)
35 posted on 07/02/2009 8:03:44 AM PDT by Excellence (Meet your new mother-in-law — the United States Government)
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To: lakeprincess

God bless Jon Voight, a great actor and a true patriot.


36 posted on 07/02/2009 8:09:28 AM PDT by Gator113 (I live in "one of the largest Muslim countries in the world." Imam Obama told me so.)
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To: VRWCmember

An obami-free America is wonderful dream!


37 posted on 07/02/2009 8:09:47 AM PDT by bfree (Obamie the Commie-- FBO)
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To: lakeprincess

I can’t wait to see what the communist POS say about Helen Thomas’ attack on Bozo. Now, that was a surprise.


38 posted on 07/02/2009 8:22:21 AM PDT by calex59
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To: lakeprincess

39 posted on 07/02/2009 9:03:02 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: Excellence

He wasn’t exactly a good guy in Holes. He was funny,though.


40 posted on 07/02/2009 9:09:24 AM PDT by HungarianGypsy
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