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Pregame Report: The NEA Conference Call (Other Shoe)
www.bighollywood.brietbart.tv ^ | Sep 20th 2009 | Mike Flynn and John Nolte

Posted on 09/20/2009 7:24:51 PM PDT by quegley

On August 25th 2009, Big Hollywood’s Patrick Courrielche broke the story of a conference call he attended with other “rising artist and art community luminaries”:

On Thursday August 6th, I was invited by the National Endowment for the Arts to attend a conference call scheduled for Monday August 10th hosted by the NEA, the White House Office of Public Engagement, and United We Serve. The call would include “a group of artists, producers, promoters, organizers, influencers, marketers, taste-makers, leaders or just plain cool people to join together and work together to promote a more civically engaged America and celebrate how the arts can be used for a positive change!”

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1 posted on 09/20/2009 7:24:52 PM PDT by quegley
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To: quegley

Drum roll please ........


2 posted on 09/20/2009 7:28:27 PM PDT by VeniVidiVici (Hey Obama. Where is Osama Bin Laden?)
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To: quegley

Wow! Woodward and Bernstein tracked this illegal call right into the White House?

What? Not Woodstein? Not Geraldo? Brian Williams, Katie Couric, Char..nevermind. NYT? CNN? 60 Minutes?

Who? LightBright?


3 posted on 09/20/2009 7:33:00 PM PDT by REDWOOD99
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To: VeniVidiVici

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NNaZedAWmlE


4 posted on 09/20/2009 7:34:05 PM PDT by American Constitutionalist (There is no civility in the way the Communist/Marxist want to destroy the USA)
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To: quegley

>> taste-makers

WTF is a taste maker? And why would I even want influence from one, let alone be paying his/her/its bill?

(I threw in “its” because I figure they’re mostly queer.)


5 posted on 09/20/2009 7:44:15 PM PDT by Nervous Tick (Stop dissing drunken sailors! At least they spend their OWN money.)
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To: quegley

Time to put some popcorn on....


6 posted on 09/20/2009 7:45:49 PM PDT by Lurkina.n.Learnin
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To: Nervous Tick

I dunno, might want to ask that of Patrick Courrielche. Maybe he has a personal experience he would like to share with everyone?


7 posted on 09/20/2009 7:47:56 PM PDT by quegley (I Donated $25 to Michelle's campaign and so should you!)
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To: quegley

DEFUND ALL OF THESE ORGANIZATIONS! Let them raise funds on their own if donors think it is worthy of handing over their hard earned money!

UNWILLING taxpayers should NOT be FORCED to fund this crap!


8 posted on 09/20/2009 7:49:39 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: Nervous Tick

It sounds very (self)-important, whatever it is.


9 posted on 09/20/2009 7:52:08 PM PDT by GnuHere
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To: Nervous Tick

“WTF is a taste maker? And why would I even want influence from one”

That would be anyone of the Obama administration officials or the Democrat/socialst party that leaves you with a bad taste in your mouth. BTW they don’t care what we want./sarc


10 posted on 09/20/2009 7:53:03 PM PDT by Lurkina.n.Learnin
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To: GnuHere

Whatever a taste maker might be... it looks like A. Breitbart is going to unveil something tasty!

Should be good.


11 posted on 09/20/2009 7:54:32 PM PDT by Nervous Tick (Stop dissing drunken sailors! At least they spend their OWN money.)
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To: quegley

Wow! Is Breitbart on a huge roll or what? I’m liking this whole conservative investigation thingy!

I’m thinking that the reason that Breitbart along with Beck are on such a hot streak is tied to the huge levels of corruption that are now beginning to come to light. The scope of this corruption that is tied to 0bama is making for scandals to be broken on a continual basis.


12 posted on 09/20/2009 7:54:57 PM PDT by Nasher
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To: quegley

Not surprised............


13 posted on 09/20/2009 7:59:21 PM PDT by 1035rep
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To: Nasher

I think of Bretbart and the corruption in the White House like a little Chicago-Style thugary meets rectal inspection with a dingle-berry hone.


14 posted on 09/20/2009 7:59:47 PM PDT by quegley (I Donated $25 to Michelle's campaign and so should you!)
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To: Nasher

I’m thinking the corruption is so deep and widespread in the 0bambi administration that investigating it is like shooting fish in a barrel.


15 posted on 09/20/2009 7:59:54 PM PDT by FrdmLvr ("The people will believe what the media tells them they believe." Orwell)
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To: FrdmLvr

Bookmark


16 posted on 09/20/2009 8:00:53 PM PDT by tapatio
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To: Nasher

I love the way Breitbart lets these things out piecemeal b/c: 1. it allows the story to build each day as we await the next “installment”; 2. it prevents the opp from coming up with a coherent cover-story b/c they don’t know what Breitbart has on them; and 3. the slow bleed forces the opp to deal with the story over several news cycles and prevents them from getting out the message they want.


17 posted on 09/20/2009 8:01:22 PM PDT by Lou Budvis (Palin/Bachmann '12)
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To: quegley

Hmmmmm


18 posted on 09/20/2009 8:01:54 PM PDT by Psycho_Bunny (ALSO SPRACH ZEROTHUSTRA)
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To: kcvl

Defund the NEA ...

Yep. I second the motion.

If kids have to have bake sales to afford band instruments, etc., let those fat-cats do some fund-raising on their own. Find patrons and angels if they can.

Otherwise, admit their art is a hobby that probably should not leave Mom and Dad’s basement.

(rant over)


19 posted on 09/20/2009 8:04:12 PM PDT by Cloverfarm (Where are we going, and why are we in a hand-basket?)
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To: Lou Budvis

He knows how the media works and thinks, and he’s been brilliant! I’m so glad James and Hannah let him manage the tapes they got.


20 posted on 09/20/2009 8:04:15 PM PDT by GnuHere
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21 posted on 09/20/2009 8:10:08 PM PDT by The Magical Mischief Tour
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To: Cloverfarm

While they are at it please defund NPR and taxpayer support for the political party conventions, apparatus!


22 posted on 09/20/2009 8:19:01 PM PDT by georgiarat (Smile, Obama has you on candid camera!)
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To: Cloverfarm
Otherwise, admit their art is a hobby that probably should not leave Mom and Dad’s basement.

roflol!

23 posted on 09/20/2009 8:22:53 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: Lou Budvis

Exactly my thoughts.

Breitbart is the Patton of the New Media Wars.


24 posted on 09/20/2009 8:22:56 PM PDT by speelurker
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To: quegley

Very interesting.


25 posted on 09/20/2009 8:27:16 PM PDT by w1andsodidwe (Jimmy Carter(the Godfather of Terror) allowed radical Islam to get a foothold in Iran.)
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To: quegley
"a group of artists, producers, promoters, organizers, influencers, marketers, taste-makers, leaders or just plain cool people to join together and work together to promote a more civically engaged America and celebrate how the arts can be used for a positive change!"

Comrade Obama's socialist realism.

26 posted on 09/20/2009 8:32:50 PM PDT by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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To: quegley
Patrick Courrielche

It looks like he has done a lot of posters.

27 posted on 09/20/2009 8:36:32 PM PDT by Spunky (You are free to make choices, but not free from the consequences.)
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To: quegley
Film Producer Accuses NEA of Enlisting Artists to Push Obama's Domestic Agenda
FoxNews.com ^ | August 28, 2009 | Joshua Rhett Miller

Posted on 09/01/2009 8:30:28 AM EDT by ETL

"Courrielche said officials on the hour-long call -- including NEA Director of Communications Yosi Sergant and Michael Skolnik, political director for hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons -- encouraged the artists on the line to create works of art in their respective fields related to health care, energy and the environment.

"What I heard was a well thought-out pitch to encourage artists to create art on these issues," Courrielche told FOXNews.com. "We were told we were consulted for a reason, and they specifically stated those issues as the issues we should focus on, to plant the seed. It doesn't take a rocket scientist to see what they're attempting to do."

The word volunteerism was never used," Courrielche said. "Service was the word being used and it was in specific areas, those being health care, energy and the environment."

Courrielche said the now ubiquitous Obama "Hope" poster by artist Shepard Fairey and musician will.i.am's "Yes We Can" song and music video were offered as "shining examples" of the artist group's clear impact on Obama's landslide election."

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2329309/posts

28 posted on 09/20/2009 8:45:16 PM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: REDWOOD99

Barack Obama has a GOEBBELS. What is the name of the minister of propaganda?

AMERICA DESERVES TO KNOW!!!


29 posted on 09/20/2009 8:46:34 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (There is no truth in the Pravda Media.)
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To: quegley; Revolting cat!

The NEA funded Piss Christ.

Can I get $40,000 for PISS OBAMA?


30 posted on 09/20/2009 8:48:57 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (There is no truth in the Pravda Media.)
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To: quegley

What makes you think theres only 2 shoes??

I hope they have had a spy in the SEIU and other leftist groups. If not they need to hire some. They are ALL criminal.


31 posted on 09/20/2009 8:50:52 PM PDT by GeronL (http://libertyfic.proboards.com ............. http://tyrannysentinel.blogspot.com)
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To: quegley
If you think the ACORN scandal caused a furor, the one involving the NEA could make THAT look like a minor event in comparison.

I'm so not looking forward on how the MSM is going to protect The Zero on this, since it could possibly cause a lot of damage to the entertainment industry.

32 posted on 09/20/2009 8:50:53 PM PDT by RayChuang88 (FairTax: America's economic cure)
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To: quegley
"Courrielche said the now ubiquitous Obama 'Hope' poster by artist Shepard Fairey and musician will.i.am's "Yes We Can" song and music video were offered as 'shining examples' of the artist group's clear impact on Obama's landslide election."

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“I wanted to make an art piece of Barack Obama because I thought an iconic portrait of him could symbolize and amplify the importance of his mission. I believe Obama will guide this country to a future where everyone can thrive and I should support him vigorously for the sake of my two young daughters. I have made art opposing the Iraq war for several years, and making art of Obama, who opposed the war from the start, is like making art for peace. I know I have an audience of young art fans and I’m delighted if I can encourage them to see the merits of Barack Obama.

-Shepard Fairey
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Also by Shepard Fairey, Obama's personal icon artist...

http://www.duckywaddles.com/Scripts/prodView.asp?idproduct=171
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http://www.duckywaddles.com/Scripts/prodView.asp?idproduct=744
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"Stalin Lenin", Shepard Fairey,
limited edition silkscreen, signed
and numbered. 18"X24" *SOLD OUT*
Source: http://www.duckywaddles.com/scripts/prodView.asp?idproduct=429

33 posted on 09/20/2009 8:51:45 PM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: quegley

...another big scandal that will be ignored....


34 posted on 09/20/2009 8:53:37 PM PDT by Tzimisce (No thanks. We have enough government already. - The Tick)
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To: quegley

Obama has big feet. If all his shoes keep dropping a lot of people are going be hurt and knocked on their fannies . And soon Zero will be barefoot. What a lovely picture..the emperor with no clothes, will have no shoes either!


35 posted on 09/20/2009 8:55:53 PM 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: Tzimisce
...another big scandal that will be ignored....

If enough people say that, you will be correct. It will become a self-fulfilling prophecy. It is an effective tactic.

36 posted on 09/20/2009 8:59:07 PM PDT by Brugmansian
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To: quegley

Let the Madoff-investor types fund this artsy crap. Government has no business in it nor broadcasting for that matter.


37 posted on 09/20/2009 8:59:44 PM PDT by A_Former_Democrat
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To: Nervous Tick
WTF is a taste maker? And why would I even want influence from one, let alone be paying his/her/its bill?

The Tastemakers: The Shaping of American Popular Taste, by Russell Lynes. Dover Publications, 1980

His New York Times obituary:

http://www.nytimes.com/1991/09/16/arts/russell-lynes-80-an-editor-and-arbiter-of-taste.html

Essayist, social historian, photographer and Renaissance man, Mr. Lynes was an acclaimed expert on what was highbrow, what was lowbrow and what was no brow at all. One reviewer called him "the maestro of an unpretentious brand of social commentary which is civilized and stimulating.

38 posted on 09/20/2009 9:02:19 PM PDT by thecodont
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To: thecodont

This attitude in the “arts” starts early. I can say, anecdotally, that young conservative artists are discouraged early on in the education system. Realistic art in the form of painting/drawing is passed over for “modern” art. Film schools give high marks based on how many F bombs are included in the student’s film. There is alot of work to be done by conservatives related to influencing the arts. They have a tremendous roll in shaping the young skulls full of mush and are basically controlled by the left.


39 posted on 09/20/2009 9:13:32 PM PDT by Fu-fu2
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To: quegley
Ready, ready, aim...

"As Dana Loesch recently reported at Big Government, the Serve.Gov portal funnels citizens to volunteer or service projects connected with ACORN and other leftist groups. The taxpayer-funded website is evolving into a cyber-recruitment tool for the progressive movement.

So what did happen on that call? Was the NEA coordinating with the White House to push their agenda on a group of artists eager for and reliant upon the NEA for grants, or is the NEA telling the truth that this call “was not a means to promote any legislative agenda”?

Tomorrow at noon ET, explosive new information will answer that question and raise many others.

40 posted on 09/20/2009 9:14:14 PM PDT by blam
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To: penelopesire; seekthetruth; television is just wrong; jcsjcm; BP2; Pablo Mac; April Lexington; ...

~~Foretelling things to come ......... PING!


41 posted on 09/20/2009 10:15:05 PM PDT by STARWISE (The Art & Science Institute of Chicago Politics NE Div: now open at the White House)
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To: quegley

It’ll have to be pretty damn explosive. I hate to say it, because I know what the implications of this are, and what nasty crap this administration is trying to pull, but the average Joe isn’t going to, and probably won’t give a tinker’s damn about the whole issue.


42 posted on 09/20/2009 10:39:22 PM PDT by TheLurkerX (Even if Darwin was wrong, I say we keep the awards.)
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To: quegley

O tummy yummies before bedtime! And just when I need a good peaceful nights sleep.... Breitbart is AWESOME! I will sleep well I think! And have sweet dreams!


43 posted on 09/20/2009 10:46:06 PM PDT by Danae (No political party should pick candidates. That's the voters job.)
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To: quegley
"As Dana Loesch recently reported at Big Government, the Serve.Gov portal funnels citizens to volunteer or service projects connected with ACORN and other leftist groups. The taxpayer-funded website is evolving into a cyber-recruitment tool for the progressive movement."

Hatch Act for Federal Employees

http://www.osc.gov/ha_fed.htm#may

(Note carefully: Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac employees are not covered by the Hatch Act, and federal employees are given special guidelines about the propriety of wearing Obama buttons etc. after November 5, 2008.)

Also,

The Nation mentions in passing The Committee of One Hundred to Defund the Left, in its article "Brainwashing the Peace Corps" by Daniel Barry. ("Brainwashing the Peace Corps", Daniel Barry, The Nation, May 7, 1983, p. 572). (This article is from over 20 years ago but it is so relevant right now.)

http://falcon.arts.cornell.edu/govt/faculty/Evangelista%20docs/Myth%20of%20Hostage%20Europe.pdf

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When the Peace Corps was conceived in the heat of the 1960 Presidential campaign by John Kennedy, one of its purposes was to counter Soviet influence in underdeveloped nations, which he regarded as most susceptible to Communist propaganda. Warning that hundreds of skilled technicians from Moscow and Beijing were prepared to “spend their lives-abroad in the service of world Communism,” Kennedy proclaimed that young American men and women, “dedicated to freedom, are fully capable of overcoming the efforts of Mr. Khrushchev’s missionaries who are dedicated to undermining that freedom.”

In drawing up the law creating the Peace Corps, Congress followed Kennedy’s anti-Communist prescription. As Senator Hubert Humphrey put it, “This program is to be part of the total foreign policy of the United States to combat the virus of Communist totalitarianism.” One Senator with serious reservations was Iowa’s Jack Miller, who feared that young Americans living overseas might be politically raped, and also that Communists might infiltrate the new agency. He introduced an amendment, Section 8(c), to the Peace Corps legislation, which ordered that trainees be instructed in the “philosophy, strategy, tactics, and menace of Communism."

"Miller’s amendment passed with little debate. In a speech in support of it, Humphrey suggested that its purpose was “to complete the instruction of these people in what one might call a political counteroffensive.” The Peace Corp first director, Sargent Shriver, recalled thinking at the time that the amendment was unnecessary but harmless. “We were going to do that anyway,” he said recently.

For the next several years, volunteers attended classes in which instructors assigned readings on Communism, delivered Lectures on Marx and Lenin and staged debates on Marxism. After a while, however, less and less attention was paid to Section 8(c). Peace Corps leaders regarded it as dated and ambiguous. In the early 1970s it was completely ignored--“and with good reason,” said Richard Sykes, who was deputy director of the Peace Corps during the Carter Administration. “It was absolutely total bullshit.”

But two years ago the clause was quietly resurrected, thanks to the persistence of several conservative members of Congress and the efforts of rightist organizations like the Committee of One Hundred to Defund the Left and the Christian Anti-Communism Crusade....

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44 posted on 09/20/2009 11:47:10 PM PDT by thecodont
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To: kcvl
DEFUND ALL OF THESE ORGANIZATIONS!

Yes, let them do their little part by helping out our country in tough financial times.

45 posted on 09/21/2009 2:50:29 AM PDT by Right Wing Assault
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To: quegley

Great. Our tax dollars at work - funding socialist propaganda!


46 posted on 09/21/2009 4:42:36 AM PDT by SatinDoll (NO Foreign Nationals as our President!!)
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To: quegley

Wonder if there is a connection between the NEA and ACRIME?? This may get interesting.

Pray for America


47 posted on 09/21/2009 5:29:37 AM PDT by bray (He's a Divider not a Uniter)
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To: Nasher
"Wow! Is Breitbart on a huge roll or what? I’m liking this whole conservative investigation thingy!"

Breitbart is great, but he has the advantage of working in a VERY target-rich environment and in competition with a press that has decided that it will not investigate corruption in any way connected, however remotely, to this administration.

The result of the Press Corps' opt-out means that corrupt elements are emboldened and believe (not without cause) that they can get away with pretty much anything, and thus a blossoming and multiplication of all forms of corruption.

There is enough corruption going on to keep 10 Brietbarts fully engaged 24/7.

48 posted on 09/21/2009 6:49:34 AM PDT by cookcounty (Videos? What videos? ....The First ACORN President has no comment.)
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To: Lou Budvis
"I love the way Breitbart lets these things out piecemeal "

He's only able to do it because he has an accurate reading of the depth of the moral corruption of the MSM. There's no "race to the scoop," the alternative media has the entire field to themselves. The MSM is still in the locker room getting sis-boom-bah lessons from the DNC's Pom-Pom Team.


49 posted on 09/21/2009 6:56:51 AM PDT by cookcounty (Videos? What videos? ....The First ACORN President has no comment.)
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To: ETL

could this propaganda also be infiltrating to our kids by

the DISNEY ROBOTS NOW PUSHING FOR ENVIRONMENTAL AWARENESS THROUGH COMMERCIALS AND SONGS BY JONAS BROS AND OTHER DISNEY KIDS....THEY ARE INDOCTRINATING OUR CHILDREN RIGHT UNDERNEATH OUR NOSES!!!! HOW CLEVER


50 posted on 09/21/2009 11:52:29 AM PDT by Texas4ever (God is in control!)
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