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Take back Al Gore's Oscar, two Academy members demand in light of Climategate
LA Times ^ | 12/4/2009 | Andrew Malcolm

Posted on 12/04/2009 6:20:26 AM PST by markomalley

Edited on 12/04/2009 6:30:41 AM PST by Admin Moderator. [history]

But two Hollywood conservatives (yes, there are some) have called upon the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to rescind the prestigious, profitable gold Oscar statuette that it gave ex-Vice President Al Gore two years ago for the environmental movie "An Inconvenient Truth."


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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Front Page News
KEYWORDS: climategate; fraud; globalwanking; globalwarminghoax; gore; liar; manbearpig; msm; oscar; planetgore
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1 posted on 12/04/2009 6:20:28 AM PST by markomalley
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To: steelyourfaith; xcamel

PING!


2 posted on 12/04/2009 6:21:38 AM PST by bamahead (Few men desire liberty; most men wish only for a just master. -- Sallust)
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To: markomalley

Original Soundtrack by Milli Vanilli.


3 posted on 12/04/2009 6:21:56 AM PST by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: markomalley

It’s a start.


4 posted on 12/04/2009 6:23:29 AM PST by RGSpincich
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To: bamahead

Oh, I so hope he loses his shirt. Even with all he has, I picture him as a hobo trying to con someone out of a dollar for a 50 cent cup of coffee.


5 posted on 12/04/2009 6:23:50 AM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: markomalley

Has any Oscar been taken back? This just shows that the Academy, like global warming, like the Nobel Prize are all political issues not based on talent.


6 posted on 12/04/2009 6:24:07 AM PST by edcoil (If I had 1 cent for every dollar the government saved, Bill Gates and I would be friends.)
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To: markomalley

More like billions.


7 posted on 12/04/2009 6:24:17 AM PST by stephenjohnbanker (Support our troops, and vote out the RINO's!)
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To: markomalley

Won’t ever happen but it’s still good they are doing this. Maybe it will make up for the lack of coverage on the MSM and have people going “Huh? They want him to give back his Oscar? FAKED THE DATA? What?”


8 posted on 12/04/2009 6:24:40 AM PST by autumnraine (You can't fix stupid, but you can vote it out!)
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To: markomalley

Oh, let him keep the Oscar.

Since algore INTENDED to do something.

Just like Obama and the Nobel Peace Price.


9 posted on 12/04/2009 6:25:17 AM PST by Responsibility2nd (Ack, is that the site with "Responsibility2nd"? Some weirdo. ...)
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To: markomalley

Whatever the specific reason, an Academy Award is award for great acting or putting on a convincing show. Of anybody, Al deserves one!


10 posted on 12/04/2009 6:25:28 AM PST by BradyLS (DO NOT FEED THE BEARS!)
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To: markomalley

Whatever the specific reason, an Academy Award is award for great acting or putting on a convincing show. Of anybody, Al deserves one!


11 posted on 12/04/2009 6:25:35 AM PST by BradyLS (DO NOT FEED THE BEARS!)
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To: markomalley

12 posted on 12/04/2009 6:25:50 AM PST by paulycy (Demand Constitutionality.)
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To: markomalley

Does the Academy have an award for best political propaganda? If so, algore definitely earned that award and should keep his little trophy.


13 posted on 12/04/2009 6:26:30 AM PST by GBA
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To: markomalley

They’ll just change the category to whatever “Spinal Tap” would have fallen in.

Same genre.


14 posted on 12/04/2009 6:26:59 AM PST by Ghost of Philip Marlowe (Prepare for survival.)
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To: Ghost of Philip Marlowe

At least “Spinal Tap” was funny...


15 posted on 12/04/2009 6:27:40 AM PST by GOPsterinMA ("Henceforth, you shall be known as...'Nobel Obama'".)
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To: markomalley

This is a great move! Why? Most Americans probably don’t know about the UK High Court ruling that Gore’s contains serious “inaccuracies.” But they do pay attention to the Oscars...


16 posted on 12/04/2009 6:27:57 AM PST by piytar (Go Away RNC, Steele, Graham, and the rest of the lib-loser GOP. WE'RE TAKING OUR PARTY BACK!)
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To: Sacajaweau

I picture algore in prison.


17 posted on 12/04/2009 6:27:57 AM PST by Kirkwood
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To: markomalley

If anything the Academy should simply re-award the Oscars for algore but in a different category, after all, they are rewarding the very best in fictional works.


18 posted on 12/04/2009 6:28:33 AM PST by pnh102 (Regarding liberalism, always attribute to malice what you think can be explained by stupidity. - Me)
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To: markomalley

Ah Ha! An inconvenient Oscar.


19 posted on 12/04/2009 6:30:25 AM PST by jersey117
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To: massgopguy

What did Gore know and when did he know it?

Speaking of Milli Vanilli .. hadn’t they just won a major music award when the ‘stuff’ hit the fan? Did they have to return the award?

IIRC, Gore’s Oscar was in the ‘documentary’ category; if in fact, as it appears, the entire AGW thing was a fraud, why wouldn’t the academy down the line have the right to demand its return.

Not that it’s gonna happen.


20 posted on 12/04/2009 6:30:33 AM PST by EDINVA
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To: autumnraine

I’ll be watching the entertainment channels to see if they cover this. There was no lack of media adoration when he won the thing.


21 posted on 12/04/2009 6:31:01 AM PST by sarasota
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To: markomalley

Irena Sendler wants her Nobel prize.


22 posted on 12/04/2009 6:31:38 AM PST by cripplecreek (Seniors, the new shovel ready project under socialized medicine.)
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To: markomalley

The world is returning back to normal. LOL the fat dork is coming undone.


23 posted on 12/04/2009 6:32:06 AM PST by Porterville ( I have come here to chew bubble gum and kick ass, and I'm all out of bubble gum)
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To: markomalley

Is it just me, or is Owl Gore trying to go for that John Gotti fat mobster look?


24 posted on 12/04/2009 6:32:30 AM PST by reagan_fanatic (Socialism is hip until somebody loses a paycheck)
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To: markomalley
"Take back Al Gore's Oscar"...and his little dog Toto too!
25 posted on 12/04/2009 6:32:43 AM PST by broken_arrow1 (I regret that I have but one life to give for my country - Nathan Hale "Patriot")
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To: RGSpincich
It’s a start.

Climategate starting to get legs, for sure.

26 posted on 12/04/2009 6:33:04 AM PST by jersey117
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To: pnh102

I say let him keep them...

In a place where the sun don’t shine! (Shove those up you lying, lib-tard a**, Al!)


27 posted on 12/04/2009 6:33:43 AM PST by Stingray (Stand for the truth or you'll fall for anything.)
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To: EDINVA

Didn’t he also get a Nobel?


28 posted on 12/04/2009 6:34:08 AM PST by Cyclone59 (I ROCK, Guitar Hero said so........)
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To: markomalley

I suspect this aimed at the Academy, rather than at Gore’s ill-gotten Oscar (and fortune). Look for more of a row when the Academy nominates a clearly undeserving and politically motivated film— there will be a loud response.....

hh


29 posted on 12/04/2009 6:34:12 AM PST by hoosier hick (Note to RINOs: We need a choice, not an echo....Barry Goldwater)
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To: RGSpincich

Why stop here. He was given the Nobel Peace Prize for the same bs. Recind that, along with the cash that came with it. Oh, and add about 30% interest to that just to have Algore cough up more $$$. He would never part with a penny of any of that.


30 posted on 12/04/2009 6:35:17 AM PST by NCC-1701 (ON 1-19-09 GAS WAS, ON AVERAGE IN MEMPHIS, $1.43 A GALLON.)
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To: markomalley
You have made one glaring error.

Liberals do not, have never, nor ever will care about the facts. All that matters is how you feel. If you feel more responsible, more caring and more protective of preserving 'the planet'; then any lie, any cost, any deception is justified.

You are thinking logically, thoughtfully and using reason; these are the antithesis to Liberal thought patterns.

31 posted on 12/04/2009 6:35:23 AM PST by Hodar (Who needs laws .... when this "feels" so right?)
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To: bamahead; OKSooner; honolulugal; Killing Time; Beowulf; Mr. Peabody; RW_Whacko; SideoutFred; ...
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Ping me if you find one I've missed.


LOL - Schadenfreund!
32 posted on 12/04/2009 6:36:31 AM PST by xcamel (The urge to save humanity is always a false front for the urge to rule it. - H. L. Mencken)
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To: markomalley
Associated Press assigned eleven reporters to fact check Sarah Palin's book but has not yet noticed anything newsworthy about the Climategate e-mails! From: American Thinker - Denis Keohane - ‎1 hour ago‎
33 posted on 12/04/2009 6:37:52 AM PST by Presbyterian Reporter
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To: markomalley
To hell with taking back his Oscar.Take back the damn billion dollars that he's raked in over the last few years thanks to his filthy hoax.
34 posted on 12/04/2009 6:39:13 AM PST by Gay State Conservative (Host The Beer Summit-->Win The Nobel Peace Prize!)
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To: jersey117
Ah Ha! An inconvenient Oscar.

LOL!

Only to those who think the science of global warming has anything to do with their 'feelings'.

35 posted on 12/04/2009 6:40:12 AM PST by MamaTexan (Government has become a criminal enterprise!)
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To: Cyclone59

sure did! And another of the ‘major’ awards .. ‘they’ couldn’t give him enough accolades for all he did to save the planet with “An Inconvenient Truth.”

Nobel has shown itself - repeatedly now - to be no more serious than an Oscar.


36 posted on 12/04/2009 6:43:27 AM PST by EDINVA
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To: Sacajaweau

You mean you hope he loses his organic cotton shirt that was not made in a sweatshop. And I think you also mean trying to buy a 50 cent cup of organic, fair trade coffee. Come on, step it up! ; )


37 posted on 12/04/2009 6:43:57 AM PST by goodwithagun (My gun has killed fewer people than Ted Kennedy's car.)
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To: markomalley

38 posted on 12/04/2009 6:45:06 AM PST by 2111USMC
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To: markomalley

ping


39 posted on 12/04/2009 6:48:14 AM PST by PMAS
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To: piytar

I believe you’re right... It will take this story out of the political arena (something many Americans don’t pay attention to), out of the science arena (which barely ever gets reported on outside trade journals), and into the Entertainment arena where we ALL know the majority of Americans know WAY more about than either of the two preceding subjects! Hollywood is like America’s “Royalty” and I think this is a brilliant move!

Now, I wonder if anyone will suggest they should take away his Nobel Prize? Don’t worry I won’t hold my breath!


40 posted on 12/04/2009 6:52:34 AM PST by LibertyRocks ( http://LibertyRocks.wordpress.com ~ ANTI-OBAMA STUFF : http://cafepress.com/NO_ObamaBiden08)
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To: markomalley
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41 posted on 12/04/2009 6:53:29 AM PST by Utah Binger (Southern Utah, where the World comes to see America)
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To: 2111USMC

Wouldn’t that be sweet? I wonder what the CEOs of all those corporations that bought Carbon-Offset Credits are thinking right now??? If we can get THEM to start complaining the picture you posted might actually come true... After all they were defrauded!


42 posted on 12/04/2009 6:54:46 AM PST by LibertyRocks ( http://LibertyRocks.wordpress.com ~ ANTI-OBAMA STUFF : http://cafepress.com/NO_ObamaBiden08)
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To: markomalley
The startling leak comes at an inconvenient time just before next week's United Nations' climate change meeting that will cause an immense carbon footprint with thousands of people flying up or over to Denmark to talk about saving the environment.

These airplanes will include Air Force One with its primary passenger President Obama, who's returning to the Copenhagen scene where he didn't help win the 2016 Summer Olympics for Chicago, which could do with a little global warming at this time of year.

Thanks for the laugh, Andrew Malcolm.

As has been noted before, Obama's jetting in to Copenhagen at an insignificant time -- not at the beginning, (where the tone is set),  nor the end of the conference (when decisions are made). Actually, he's just passing through, on his way to collect his Nobel Peace Prize, at his convenience, on his own timetable, while gathering some photo ops and media swoons along the way.

43 posted on 12/04/2009 6:58:20 AM PST by browardchad ("Everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but not to his own fact." - Daniel P Moynihan)
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To: Utah Binger
Berlinske Tidende
44 posted on 12/04/2009 6:59:51 AM PST by Utah Binger (Southern Utah, where the World comes to see America)
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To: bamahead
forget the Oscar, I want his big butt thrown in jail and all his ill gotten money confiscated.
45 posted on 12/04/2009 7:07:40 AM PST by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama lied, the economy died)
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To: 2111USMC

I’d like to see some teachers who showed this lie to millions of children in the same suit!


46 posted on 12/04/2009 7:08:25 AM PST by cameraeye (A happy kufir!)
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To: LibertyRocks

You are exactly right. Sure, it won’t happen. The prize will never be rescinded.

It doesn’t matter. AGW doesn’t happen either, but the propaganda campaign was almost successful enough to make the taxes happen.

So many americans are clueless to the whole goings on. If it gets coverage in the entertainment world though, a whole new audience will be reached. And it will be the audience of morons crucial to the electoral survival of liberals.

This is a good thing.


47 posted on 12/04/2009 7:09:59 AM PST by getitright (Are you hoping to change back yet?)
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To: markomalley

IIRC the AA went to the producers of that pile of crap but Al accepted it as the star of it and on behalf of them. I am not sure he actually has the actual statuette but who knows for sure.


48 posted on 12/04/2009 7:23:59 AM PST by xp38 (Confound their politics, Frustrate their knavish tricks)
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To: NCC-1701
Why stop here. He was given the Nobel Peace Prize for the same bs. Recind that, along with the cash that came with it. Oh, and add about 30% interest to that just to have Algore cough up more $$$. He would never part with a penny of any of that.

Exactly.

49 posted on 12/04/2009 7:50:54 AM PST by ET(end tyranny)
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To: markomalley

AL GORE NEVER WON AN OSCAR!!

THE DIRECTOR AND PRODUCER OF THE FILM HE WAS IN WON THE AWARDS.

IF HE HAS ONE IT WAS A GIFT AND NOT AWARDED TO HIM BECAUSE THERE WAS NOT A CATEGORY TO GIVE ACTORS IN A DOCUMENTARY THIS HONOR.

LAST TIME I CHECKED HE WASN’T IN THE CREDITS AS BEING ONE OF THE PRODUCERS OR THE DIRECTOR.

IF HE DOES HAVE ONE, THE ACADEMY SHOULD BE INVESTIGATED FOR FRAUD.


50 posted on 12/04/2009 7:57:25 AM PST by xinunus
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