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An Open Letter to Sean Penn
NewsBusters ^ | Thursday, March 25, 2010 | Maria Conchita Alonso

Posted on 03/29/2010 6:00:53 AM PDT by stevie_d_64

Editor's Note: The following is an open letter from actress Maria Conchita Alonso, who penned this response to actor Sean Penn's recent remarks on HBO's "Real Time with Bill Maher" in which the left-wing actor defended Venezuelan dictator Hugo Chavez.

Dear Sean, WHY?

Even though I have great respect for your artistic talent, I was appalled by a recent television interview where you vigorously showed support for the regime of Hugo Chavez. Therefore, I've decided to set the record straight for you regarding the Chavez regime, supporting my case based not only on my political ideologies, but on proven facts you choose to ignore. Otherwise, I believe your position would be different.

Being born in Cuba, a country where freedom of speech is non-existent, it's startling to observe how Venezuela, where I was happily raised, is fast becoming Cuba's mirror image: Dismantling of fundamental democratic rights deserved by its people and citizens of the world.

For example, you said that all Chavez-winning elections in Venezuela were "transparent."

Then WHY didn't the government allow a manual recount of the votes and computer information when doubt set in? After all, how do you explain how these votes that were strongly favoring the opposition mysteriously reflected the opposite results the morning after, thus permitting Chavez to continue on? On what are you basing your conclusions? I strongly recommend that you read a report by the U.S. State Department written in 2009 entitled "The Fraudulent Elections in Venezuela".

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Editorial; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: achillwind; chavez; communismkills; defundtheleft; hollywood; hollywoodreds; hugochavez; mariaconchitaalonso; prodictator; seanpenn; usefulidiot

1 posted on 03/29/2010 6:00:54 AM PDT by stevie_d_64
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To: stevie_d_64

Amazing how someone who actually lived in an oppressive environment knows more than someone who hasn’t, yet supports that type of regime...

Sean Penn is obviously an idiot...But that is a foregone conclusion...


2 posted on 03/29/2010 6:02:30 AM PDT by stevie_d_64 (I'm jus sayin')
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To: al baby; Artemis Webb; Extremely Extreme Extremist; lainie; lewisglad; PennsylvaniaMom; ...

ping


3 posted on 03/29/2010 6:03:28 AM PDT by Perdogg (Nancy Pelosi did more damage to America on 03/21 than Al Qaeda did on 09/11)
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To: stevie_d_64

Waste of time and effort, Maria. Penn will not be swayed by any logic or reason. The acorn doesn’t fall far from the tree..................


4 posted on 03/29/2010 6:04:05 AM PDT by Red Badger (Education makes people easy to lead, difficult to drive; easy to govern, but impossible to enslave.)
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To: stevie_d_64
Sean Penn is obviously an idiot...

He's a man who gets paid to play "Let's pretend" who thinks he's a political expert and his opinions are worthy of public notice, so it's a given. See also Tom Hanks, Barbra Streisand, Susan Sarandon, etc.
5 posted on 03/29/2010 6:05:36 AM PDT by mrsmel
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To: Red Badger

Pics of Maria Please?


6 posted on 03/29/2010 6:06:11 AM PDT by malos (Call Me Inpressed)
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To: Red Badger
Waste of time and effort, Maria. Penn will not be swayed by any logic or reason.

That's why it's an OPEN letter. Sean Penn is above us mere mortals, but maybe someone reading this will haver their eyes opened.

7 posted on 03/29/2010 6:06:42 AM PDT by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: malos

8 posted on 03/29/2010 6:07:26 AM PDT by Red Badger (Education makes people easy to lead, difficult to drive; easy to govern, but impossible to enslave.)
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To: stevie_d_64
From the open letter: "Did you know solely the government controls 92% of media communications?"

Considering ABC, CNN, CBS, NBC, and FOX I wonder if she knows that ipsofacto the government controls 80% of the media communications in this country?

9 posted on 03/29/2010 6:07:48 AM PDT by ImpBill ("America ... where are you now?" signed, a little "r" republican!)
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To: stevie_d_64
Viva Maria!!!!!



There are very few folks that I would really like to stifle their free speech, however Sean Penn is one I am tired of hearing. So for you Sean ... STFU!
10 posted on 03/29/2010 6:08:05 AM PDT by K-oneTexas (I'm not a judge and there ain't enough of me to be a jury. (Zell Miller, A National Party No More))
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To: K-oneTexas

Sean Penn can KMA...

Regarding Maria... How does one indicate a “flirtatiously loud whistle” in blog-speak? :))))


11 posted on 03/29/2010 6:13:11 AM PDT by TCH (DON'T BE AN "O-HOLE"! ... DEMAND YOUR STATE ENACT ITS SOVEREIGNTY !)
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To: stevie_d_64


Save your breath Maria. It's falling on deaf (and idiotic) ears. Sean Penn is just a clueless liberal who thinks it's cool to cozy up to dictators. BTW, you were right to dump him in colors. You were much too hot for him...
12 posted on 03/29/2010 6:15:44 AM PDT by Old Teufel Hunden
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To: stevie_d_64

Dear Maria,

If Sean Penn were born in 1915 he would probably have been a big supporter of Adolf Hitler. It is pointless to reason with such a person. He is a useless scumbag. Have a nice day.

LeonardFMason


13 posted on 03/29/2010 6:19:03 AM PDT by LeonardFMason
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To: Revolting cat!

by Maria Conchita Alonso!

A real battle of the network stars.


14 posted on 03/29/2010 6:19:39 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (VP Biden on Obamacare's passage: "This is a big f-ing deal". grumpygresh: "Repeal the f-ing deal")
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To: stevie_d_64
whoops, screwed up my picture previously


15 posted on 03/29/2010 6:22:55 AM PDT by Old Teufel Hunden
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To: LeonardFMason
"If Sean Penn were born in 1915 he would probably have been a big supporter of Adolf Hitler."

Until he attacked Russia in 1941, then he would have turned on him. He would have still been a big supporter of Uncle Joe Stalin though. Just like all of the good socialists of the 1930's and 1940's....
16 posted on 03/29/2010 6:24:31 AM PDT by Old Teufel Hunden
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To: stevie_d_64

Thank you, Miss Alonso for your contribution. Please don’t mind those of us who so lightly dismiss your testimony against socialism, and your courage.


17 posted on 03/29/2010 6:28:14 AM PDT by righttackle44 (Is Obama an Irish, Italian or Japanese name?)
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To: TCH

Maybe there is a Maria Revolution to join. The Maria Party!!!

When you find out how to do that “flirtatiously loud whistle” or wolf whistle or the like ... let me know so I can use it too!


18 posted on 03/29/2010 6:30:13 AM PDT by K-oneTexas (I'm not a judge and there ain't enough of me to be a jury. (Zell Miller, A National Party No More))
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To: stevie_d_64

“Sean, you live in a country where your parents had the freedom to teach you principles and respect for entities and human beings, where education hasn’t been manipulated by political agendas of those in power.”

Ops. Got one wrong Maria. Otherwise, good letter. Too bad that megalomaniacal Hollywood egoists like Sean Penn are incapable of actually experiencing empathy.


19 posted on 03/29/2010 6:31:20 AM PDT by Seruzawa (If you agree with the French raise your hand - If you are French raise both hands.)
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To: Red Badger

Penn obviously has never had any responsibility in the real world... fortunately for us, he has no power of persuasion and appears a fool, even among his own comrades. A lost soul has never been so lost as hapless Penn... run a needle in your arm and drift away Penn, just drift away...


20 posted on 03/29/2010 6:31:55 AM PDT by dps.inspect
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To: stevie_d_64

sean i really want you to write back pleeeeeeeeeezzzzzzzzz


21 posted on 03/29/2010 6:32:53 AM PDT by MissDairyGoodnessVT (Free Nobel Peace Prize with oil change =^..^=)
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To: stevie_d_64

I have no respect for his artistic talent or his sneer.

I think he stinks.

In a number of ways ...


22 posted on 03/29/2010 6:35:07 AM PDT by DontTreadOnMe2009 (So stop treading on me already!)
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To: stevie_d_64
Watched her on FNC this morning.

She made a great point....Sean, we have a First Amendment here in the US (for now) so putting people in jail for speaking against Chavez is what a Regime does, you maroon!

23 posted on 03/29/2010 6:35:09 AM PDT by CAluvdubya (We need a Commander-in-Chief, not a professor of Law standing at a lectern-Palin 2010)
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To: dps.inspect

His father was a real communist................

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leo_Penn


24 posted on 03/29/2010 6:36:08 AM PDT by Red Badger (Education makes people easy to lead, difficult to drive; easy to govern, but impossible to enslave.)
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To: stevie_d_64
Sean Penn is obviously an idiot

No, he's a commie like his father.

Commies are not idiots - they're much worse.

25 posted on 03/29/2010 6:37:40 AM PDT by Jim Noble (Let tyrants shake their iron rod, and slavery clank her galling chains)
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To: stevie_d_64

Hoping to reason with someone like Sean Penn may make you feel better, but it would be like throwing bowling balls at a velcro strip - nothing’s gonna stick.


26 posted on 03/29/2010 6:39:39 AM PDT by reagan_fanatic (Entitlements will do to America what drugs eventually do to addicts)
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To: stevie_d_64
Same reason sean spit in the face of the director of “hurt locker” at the Academy Awards backstage... because he is a stupid commie a$$hole jerk.

LLS

27 posted on 03/29/2010 6:46:29 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (Wolverine!)
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To: LibLieSlayer

If he had spit in my face he would be a toothless commis asshole jerk.


28 posted on 03/29/2010 6:48:32 AM PDT by sport
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To: stevie_d_64

“Artistic talent”?

Penn?...........


29 posted on 03/29/2010 6:54:58 AM PDT by PSYCHO-FREEP ( Give me Liberty, or give me an M-24A2!)
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To: PSYCHO-FREEP

All you ever need to know about this douche is encapsulated in the photo of this moron in a sinking dinghy in NO! LOL! Artistic talent my ass!


30 posted on 03/29/2010 7:02:14 AM PDT by Doc Savage (SOBAMP!)
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To: stevie_d_64

My most hearty sympathy for Robin Wright.


31 posted on 03/29/2010 7:14:28 AM PDT by golfisnr1
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To: stevie_d_64

The supporters here of communism will never move to these countries because they couldn’t survive in them and they know it.

It certainly shows them for the liars they are.


32 posted on 03/29/2010 7:16:10 AM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: sport

Me too bro... but these are metrosexual hollyweird actors.

LLS


33 posted on 03/29/2010 7:31:59 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (Wolverine!)
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To: stevie_d_64
"Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy, its inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery."

- Sir Winston Churchill

34 posted on 03/29/2010 7:37:27 AM PDT by gitmogrunt
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To: golfisnr1
My most hearty sympathy for Robin Wright.

Aren't they divorcing?
35 posted on 03/29/2010 7:37:37 AM PDT by MarkeyD (Obama is a victim of Affirmative Action)
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To: Old Teufel Hunden

You did it! Nice pic by the way. What’s Mrs. Teufel think of that though?


36 posted on 03/29/2010 7:48:10 AM PDT by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: stevie_d_64
Sean Penn LIKES tyranny and oppression.

This letter won't sway him.

This letter will encourage him.

37 posted on 03/29/2010 7:53:47 AM PDT by Lazamataz ("We beat the Soviet Union. Then we became them." -- Lazamataz, 2005)
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To: stevie_d_64

Attempting to reason with Sean Penn with common sense, brutal truth and undisputable and irrefutable fact and evidence is tantamount to attempting to teach the intricasies of Quantum Physics to a severe Down’s Syndrome victim.


38 posted on 03/29/2010 8:21:52 AM PDT by az.b1bbomberfxr
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To: mrsmel
Thank you. That is so on-point it's not even funny. It simply amazes me, the arrogance and hubris of these people who think that, because they got rich off of what amounts to nothing more than a middle-school popularity contest held on a nationwide basis, they are somehow geniuses, the philosopher-kings from Plato's Republic, when in fact they are nothing more than glorified uber-idiots. Plato knew Obama's sort, and captured him perfectly in any number of phrases, such as the following (makes a handy little bumper-sticker, too):

Plato on Obama, small
39 posted on 03/29/2010 8:25:33 AM PDT by Oceander (The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance -- Thos. Jefferson)
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To: az.b1bbomberfxr

A role Sean Penn has played on film to perfection...


40 posted on 03/29/2010 8:29:31 AM PDT by stevie_d_64 (I'm jus sayin')
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To: Oceander

Why are you injecting Plato into an otherwise logic driven, Progressive discussion? Get with “the plan”, Stan. Haven’t you yet received your papers?


41 posted on 03/29/2010 8:30:40 AM PDT by gathersnomoss (General George Patton had it right.)
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To: Oceander
Respectable people, back when common sense was the order of the day, had the correct attitude-”No actors or dogs allowed”. (OK, they were wrong about dogs-God’s most perfect creation). They knew the correct place of actors in the hierarchy of society.
42 posted on 03/29/2010 8:31:11 AM PDT by mrsmel
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To: gathersnomoss
Nope. Sorry, I refused delivery at the door!

Plato on Obama, small
43 posted on 03/29/2010 8:32:44 AM PDT by Oceander (The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance -- Thos. Jefferson)
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To: Jim Noble

This is true...But I feel better when I call them idiots...It is a very useful therapy for me...


44 posted on 03/29/2010 8:33:31 AM PDT by stevie_d_64 (I'm jus sayin')
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To: freekitty

They do this in the hope that during the initial phases of a transition, and implementation of a socialistic system, they will be part of the untouchables by the state...


45 posted on 03/29/2010 8:37:06 AM PDT by stevie_d_64 (I'm jus sayin')
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To: stevie_d_64

Hey Sean bugger off!!!


46 posted on 03/29/2010 8:45:39 AM PDT by GregB (I am a broken glass supporter of Sarah Palin.)
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To: stevie_d_64

I love how these pampered elitists who have never had a real job in their lives will praise/defend dictators, but wouldn’t think of living under their rule.

No, they stay here in the United States — a country they hate — and continue to enjoy our freedoms and the prosperity it brings.


47 posted on 03/29/2010 9:23:16 AM PDT by walford (http://the-big-pic.org)
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To: TCH

would something like this work.....<))))!!


48 posted on 03/29/2010 11:02:24 AM PDT by madamemayhem (defeat isn't getting knocked down, it's not getting back up)
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To: Doc Savage

Well, he was great as the pyschopath in Dead Man Walking.


49 posted on 03/30/2010 6:39:08 AM PDT by Borges
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