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Hollywood Courage: Tom Hanks Fawns Over Obama, Slams Fox News on…MSNBC
Big Hollywood ^ | 3/6/10 | John Nolte

Posted on 03/06/2010 1:30:20 PM PST by jimbo123

Watch the video (full segment is here). Some of it’s just strange. Hanks hand-wrings over parents not being able to get their kids to the hospital if GM is no longer in business. At least that’s what I think he says, because when you live in a bubble where no one ever says ‘Huh?,” much less challenges you, those are the kinds of things you start to say and believe. Scary.

And when Hanks speaks of a propaganda network doing the President’s bidding, does he not see the irony of his being on MSNBC? The day before he was on Good Morning America. Really, Tom, no irony at all as you do the Obama Propaganda Network Tour?

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1 posted on 03/06/2010 1:30:20 PM PST by jimbo123
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To: jimbo123

I always loathed Tom Hanks. Some people say “oh but he and spielberg made movies about WW2.” No they got richer off exploiting WW2.


2 posted on 03/06/2010 1:31:58 PM PST by Frantzie (TV - sending Americans towards Islamic serfdom - Cancel TV service NOW)
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To: jimbo123

Tom... you ignorant slut!


3 posted on 03/06/2010 1:33:40 PM PST by ronnie raygun (Cockblock the sock puppet in 2010)
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To: jimbo123

Hey Tommie. Google “Dixie Chicks” and “Sean Penn”. See what happens to ‘entertainers’ who become shills for marxist liberals.


4 posted on 03/06/2010 1:36:00 PM PST by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: ronnie raygun
Tom... you ignorant slut!

"Stupid is as stupid does."

5 posted on 03/06/2010 1:36:03 PM PST by GingisK
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To: jimbo123

Hanks has made some good movies, but really, what do I care about what some Hollywood type says? Hanks has no domestic or foreign policy expertise as far as I know. Neither do I, but no one cares what I think. So why should I care about Hanks’ opinions?


6 posted on 03/06/2010 1:36:08 PM PST by fatnotlazy
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To: jimbo123

And another thing...who watches MSNBC? I sure don’t.


7 posted on 03/06/2010 1:37:52 PM PST by fatnotlazy
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To: Frantzie

Frankly, I couldn’t care less that they were involved in “Saving Private Ryan”, which we all know was supposed to be soft-pedal on how evil it is to ever get into war. Never heard Hanks worrying about WWII until he was in that pix - now you can’t hear enough from him.

Just another liberal, I always say.


8 posted on 03/06/2010 1:38:04 PM PST by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue./Technological progress cannot be legislated.)
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To: jimbo123

Tom Hanks is an actor. Tom pretends to be people. Writers make up stories. Directors guide actors so that the pretend story is believable. Producers break legs, blackmail, and call in favors to get money to pay everyone making movies. Agents make all of Tom’s bad deeds go away and turn Tom into a star for a percentage.

Tom has a toupee. I like Tom’s toupee because it looks natural.

Tom Hanks is an actor with a good toupee that pretends to be humans that don’t exist.

I like humans.

Tom Hanks must be right.


9 posted on 03/06/2010 1:38:08 PM PST by egannacht (Inalienable rights granted by...)
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To: Servant of the Cross

Unfortunately all of them are - but they aren’t ostracized at all. Most are lionized and continue to be idolized by the ninkumpoops of this country.


10 posted on 03/06/2010 1:39:12 PM PST by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue./Technological progress cannot be legislated.)
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To: jimbo123

Boy, he was a perfect cast as Forrest Gump. Same IQ.


11 posted on 03/06/2010 1:40:20 PM PST by Marathoner (DNC: The TRUE Communist Party of America)
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To: fatnotlazy

Your statements frame exactly why I’m appalled at all the press these idiots get for THEIR (unbalanced) views, and how they never shirk at giving it, either.


12 posted on 03/06/2010 1:40:28 PM PST by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue./Technological progress cannot be legislated.)
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To: GingisK

Tom Hanks: Still Stuck on Stupid.

13 posted on 03/06/2010 1:41:48 PM PST by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: jimbo123

Cast
Away

the Wilson ball should have got an Oscar


14 posted on 03/06/2010 1:42:40 PM PST by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed .. Monthly Donor Onboard .. Chuck DeVore - CA Senator. Believe.)
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To: jimbo123

Whorealdo on Fox does the same sicking crap.


15 posted on 03/06/2010 1:42:44 PM PST by Cheetahcat (Zero the Wright kind of Racist! We are in a state of War with Democrats)
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To: jimbo123

Like most of today’s actors, Hanks would have staved during Hollywood’s Golden Age of the 30s or 40s. Somehow I can’t see him in Casablanca, the Thin Man, Gone With the Wind, the Mark of Zorro, Robin Hood, the Big Sleep...you get the idea.


16 posted on 03/06/2010 1:44:53 PM PST by Oldpuppymax
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To: egannacht

Are you trying to tell me that Tom Hanks really wasn’t there for D-Day and the rest of it?


17 posted on 03/06/2010 1:47:20 PM PST by Emmett McCarthy
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To: fatnotlazy
Hanks has made some good movies

And plenty of crap movies too.

but really, what do I care about what some Hollywood type says? “

Nope.
Nevertheless, when he attacks conservatives in general, we are gonna hit him right back..with compound interest.

Hanks has no domestic or foreign policy expertise as far as I know”

You would be right.
Tom Hanks attended California State University in Sacramento, California, and he majored in, wait for it... Theater. In my day, it was usually pinheads, who majored in Theater.
I know a heck of a lot more about foreign policy and foreign affairs than this POS does, having actually lived in quite a few countries in my lifetime, paid close attention to what happens in other countries for over 20 years.

18 posted on 03/06/2010 1:48:17 PM PST by SmokingJoe
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To: egannacht

Really? Hanks has a hair piece?

How do you know that?

Can’t he just act as if he has hair?

I think that is hysterical.


19 posted on 03/06/2010 1:48:36 PM PST by Radix (What happened in Massachusetts, is going to be times 10 in a few months.)
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To: jimbo123

Too bad we all can’t go on t.v. and harrangue libs and the likes of Hanks.
What we can do is voice our displeasure with their b.s. by NOT supporting their movies music or whatever.
Like what happened to the F*&^ing Dixie Chicks.
Guess I’ll not give another Hanks project any more of my money or support.
Yo TOM, F you pal.


20 posted on 03/06/2010 1:49:09 PM PST by Joe Boucher (Just say NO to RINOs.)
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To: Frantzie
I liked the goofy Tom Hanks OK.

But when he started making "important movies" he turned me off. What's so heroic about making "Private Ryan"? WWII flicks have always beeen money-makers for Hollyweird.

21 posted on 03/06/2010 1:49:10 PM PST by what's up
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To: jimbo123

Hanks like many people successful in one area, makes the mistake that he somehow is an expert in another. Like most, he makes himself foolish.


22 posted on 03/06/2010 1:51:01 PM PST by School of Rational Thought (Most interesting man in the world.)
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To: SmokingJoe

If he (or his publicist) were smart, he would keep his political opinions to himself. Regardless of which way he leans, he would offend someone. Just shut up and make those movies.

And shame on the news media for devoting time to the babblings of some Hollywood type, instead of reporting some really hard news that is actually useful and important.


23 posted on 03/06/2010 1:52:20 PM PST by fatnotlazy
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To: jimbo123

he did not “earn it”


24 posted on 03/06/2010 1:52:46 PM PST by hadaclueonce ("Endeavor to persevere.")
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To: NormsRevenge
Hair piece whore: I want my guinea pigs back!

25 posted on 03/06/2010 1:52:46 PM PST by egannacht (Inalienable rights granted by...)
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To: hadaclueonce

after all, now we know why “wilson” left the island!


26 posted on 03/06/2010 1:55:11 PM PST by hadaclueonce ("Endeavor to persevere.")
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To: Oldpuppymax
Like most of today’s actors, Hanks would have staved during Hollywood’s Golden Age of the 30s or 40s

I would agree with that.
Hanks is not even fit to wipe the feet of Jimmy Stewart, John Wayne, Cary Grant or Clarke Gable. Unlike Tom Hanks who only plays make believe soldiers, Jimmy Stewart actually fight in WW II, and he still wasn't anywhere near as arrogant as the idiotic Tom Hanks is about his only pretending to be a soldier in WW II.

27 posted on 03/06/2010 1:55:53 PM PST by SmokingJoe
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To: TigersEye
Another name I can list to the actors/actresses whose opinions I don't care about. I don't know why they can't just act & then keep their mouths shut.
28 posted on 03/06/2010 1:56:08 PM PST by pandoraou812 (Alcohol/drug/dementia testing & term limits ought to be mandatory for politicians.)
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To: jimbo123

Who really gives a flying f**k what Tom Hanks or any other feeble minded Sulliedwood actor thinks?! These people have not the foogiest notion what real people have to deal with.


29 posted on 03/06/2010 1:58:23 PM PST by Ron H. (I believe in and practice the 4 Gs : God, Guns, Guts and Garden and OBTW, Obama LIES.)
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To: jimbo123

No more Hanks movies for me. Makes me ill to even look at Zero.. and its choke and gag time when I hear about anyone who is stupid enough to fall for his BS.

If I went to one of his movies now I could not enjoy it for thinking what an idiot he is.


30 posted on 03/06/2010 1:58:38 PM PST by flash2368
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To: SmokingJoe

“and he still wasn’t anywhere near as arrogant as the idiotic Tom Hanks is about his only pretending to be a soldier in WW II”

Back then Hollywood people knew their place.


31 posted on 03/06/2010 1:59:20 PM PST by Niuhuru (The Internet is the digital AIDS; adapting and successfully destroying the MSM host.)
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To: Frantzie
I wish I actually was interested in watching Tom Hanks movies, just so I could say I was going to boycott them.

He's an over-rated, self-impressed supercilious blowhard who couldn't convey being wet if you pushed him off a damn boat.

32 posted on 03/06/2010 1:59:49 PM PST by Malacoda (CO(NH2)2 on OBAMA.)
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To: jimbo123

Tom Hanks believes differently then I do and expressed his opinion. He must be made to suffer!!!!!


33 posted on 03/06/2010 2:00:49 PM PST by awake-n-angry
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To: Radix

Actors/musicians with wigs: Hanks, Letterman, Cruise, Gene Simmons, Paul McCartney, Shatner, and Nicolas Cage to start a long exhaustive list.

What makes Tom Hanks opinion more important than self-evident truths and rational thought? Is Hank’s opinions given consideration because he cites Madison, Hamilton, Jefferson, Smith, Ricardo and Hume or that he pretends in make-believe movies with good toupees?


34 posted on 03/06/2010 2:01:59 PM PST by egannacht (Inalienable rights granted by...)
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To: jimbo123
People just have to remember that being conservative is a kind of maturity...it means being in contact with reality (for example, being fiscally conservative is greatly enhanced by having been in business).

Actors, academics, musicians, even scientists are often completely inexperienced with real life and as such think liberalism is just hunky dory.

It doesn't mean they ought to be sent to the gas chamber. It does however mean that we shouldn't expect much out of them, unless, that is, we want to be disappointed.

BTW, just as in dealing with children, we must overcome the temptation to sink to their level in debate.

35 posted on 03/06/2010 2:02:09 PM PST by SonOfDarkSkies (I never saw a wild thing sorry for itself... - D.H. Lawrence)
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To: Frantzie
I always loathed Tom Hanks. Some people say “oh but he and spielberg made movies about WW2.” No they got richer off exploiting WW2.

 

I'm with you on that. Much like Tom Brokaw and his "Greatest Generation" book, trying to get cred with the vets while piling up the bucks and still maintaining his standing with lefties.

   

36 posted on 03/06/2010 2:02:35 PM PST by Fintan
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To: jimbo123
I very recently watched Angels and Demons. Pretty good fictional story. The lady who played Vittoria is very attractive.
37 posted on 03/06/2010 2:02:41 PM PST by jla
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To: Emmett McCarthy

Don’t get me wrong. I like Tom Hanks’ movies. And Tom has a right to an opinion, as unsound as it may be. But Tom is an actor and I laugh at Hanks’ opinions.

But when I finally lose my hair I want his toupees. Hanks has damn good toupees. Otherwise, I going full-on Geo Washington with a powdered wig.


38 posted on 03/06/2010 2:06:50 PM PST by egannacht (Inalienable rights granted by...)
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To: jimbo123

Hanks and Opie were one of the first Hollyweird donors to this charlatan


39 posted on 03/06/2010 2:13:43 PM PST by A_Former_Democrat
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To: jimbo123

What a moron to even hint that he’s done a amazing job. Give us one example of something amazing?

Pray for America’s Freedom


40 posted on 03/06/2010 2:20:37 PM PST by bray (Throw All the Bums Out, starting with McCain)
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To: egannacht

I agree. Why should the opinions of “clowns, jugglers and minstrels” be heard with any seriousness? And I even say that as one of the “minstrels” of sorts myself. Of course, I have to write my own lines, not get them from a director.
http://emmettgrayson.com


41 posted on 03/06/2010 2:24:28 PM PST by Emmett McCarthy
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To: egannacht
Well, hell. If they make a Leisure Suit Larry movie, we have our man.


42 posted on 03/06/2010 2:24:54 PM PST by Rastus
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To: Rastus

I don’t believe I have ever seen a movie with Tom Hanks in it...


43 posted on 03/06/2010 2:27:47 PM PST by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: who knows what evil?

I can’t make the same claim, but it’s been a long, long time. The ‘burbs was great.


44 posted on 03/06/2010 2:30:21 PM PST by Rastus
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To: jimbo123

Hanks has always been an obnoxious piece of crap - and a pretty bad actor as well.


45 posted on 03/06/2010 2:34:01 PM PST by Chi-townChief
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To: School of Rational Thought

“our gov’t has to help us from time to time...” this is ina nutshell the liberal mind at work. a man making millions thinks the gov’t hs the solution and not the problem. . thse people baffle me and how they belittle the common man who is out of work is just too much to bear. they just dont realize they do it.


46 posted on 03/06/2010 2:36:25 PM PST by bubman
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To: Emmett McCarthy

Clint Eastwood is an actor. I respect Eastwood’s views because his views are grounded in study. I may not agree with his views but I respect them.

John Cleese is an actor. I respect Cleese’s views. Etc..

The difference between Cleese/Eastwood’s reasonable expression of thought and Hank’s rant is REASON and THOUGHT. I may not agree with the former I tend to listen to their thinking because they are well read. I tend to ignore that latter because it’s another asinine remark about Fox News and Obama. Jeez get some fresh lines Tom.

But I could be wrong.


47 posted on 03/06/2010 2:43:07 PM PST by egannacht (Inalienable rights granted by...)
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To: egannacht

I see the distinction between views and rhetoric. Point taken.


48 posted on 03/06/2010 2:51:34 PM PST by Emmett McCarthy
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To: egannacht

TOM CRUISE??

Aw heck, next you’re gonna tell me he’s only 4’10”. Oh wait, he is! There goes my day...


49 posted on 03/06/2010 2:52:45 PM PST by GnuHere
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To: GnuHere

(whispering) he’s bi-sexual too.


50 posted on 03/06/2010 2:54:18 PM PST by egannacht (Inalienable rights granted by...)
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