Skip to comments."Mammas Please Let Your Babies Grow up to be Commies" (Sings Sean Penn)
Posted on 02/25/2012 5:30:18 AM PST by Kaslin
Sean Penn was Hugo Chavez' guest of honor (again) last week, serving as keynote speaker at graduation ceremonies for Venezuela's Salvador Allende Medical School. "Allow me to impart a little anecdote," beamed the two-time Oscar winner to the enchanted crowd. "I had the privilege (italics mine) to introduce my children to comandante Fidel Castro and as he posed for a photo between them I told him: "President, (italics mine) I'll now be denounced in the U.S. for educating my children as socialist revolutionaries.
So Castro responded: "That's among the best things that could happen to them.
Besides his fame as wife beater with baseball bats, Sean Penn also claims fame as an advocate against the death penalty. His Oscarwinning role in Dead Man Walking where he played a convicted rapist and murderer who perished by lethal-injection in Louisiana seems to have made a deep impression upon Penn.
Unlike Louisianas penal system, however, the role model for Penns kids used firing squads, forced labor and prison beatings to murder his thousands of defenseless victims. And their convictions, were curtly explained by his chief hangman Che Guevara: Judicial evidence is an archaic bourgeois detail. We execute from revolutionary conviction.
Castro himself confirmed: Legal proof is impossible to obtain against war criminals. So we sentence them based on moral conviction.
Among these war criminals were farm-kids younger than Penns children. Carlos Machado was 15 years old in 1963 when a volley from Castros firing squad shattered his body. His twin brother and father crumpled beside Carlos from the same volley and tumbled into the same mass grave. All had resisted Castro and Che's theft of their humble family farm, all refused blindfolds and all died sneering at their Communist murderers, as did thousands of their valiant countrymen.
This moral conviction saw the role model for Sean Penns children jail more political prisoners as a percentage of population than Stalin and murder more people (out of a population of 6.5 million) in his first three years in power than Hitler murdered (out of a population of 65 million) in his first six.
Enlightened opinion, including most liberal, human-rights and peace groups worldwide, either yawned or actually applauded the bloodbath. Harvard Law School merits special attention regarding the latter.
By April 1959, almost a thousand Cubans had been judged (see above) and murdered by Castro and Ches firing squads. Cubas prisons were packed to suffocation with ten times the number of political prisoners as during "the Tyrant" Batista's reign. Among Castro and Che Guevaras prisoners were hundreds of women, a Stalinist horror utterly unknown in our hemisphere till introduced by the leader swooned over by Barbara Walters, Andrea Mitchell and Diane Sawyer.
Furthermore, the death penalty was being applied retroactively (none had existed under the unspeakable Batista regime.) Habeas Corpus had been abolished. Cuban defense lawyers attempting to defend the accused were being jailed themselves.
Thats when Fidel Castro received a fawning invitation from Harvard Law School asking the honor of his addressing them. Seems that both the student body and faculty were smitten with the Cuban Revolution's shining judicial record. Castro accepted on the spot, making Harvard the last gig on his 1959 U.S. tour.
"Castro Visit Triumphant!" headlined Harvard's Law School Forum for April 30, 1959. "The audience got what it wanted: the chance of seeing the Cuban hero (italics mine) in person!"
VIVA FIDEL! roared these fervent foes of capital punishment and double jeopardy upon first glimpsing their hero. Though the adoring crowd was too enormous to fit in any campus arena they remained chipper, "even if we didn't see Castro at as close a range as might have been desired!" a fervent foe of capital punishment was quoted in the Harvard Forum.
Interestingly, Fidel Castro had actually applied to Harvard Law School in 1948. This was brought to light by Harvard's Arts and Sciences Dean, Mc George Bundy, (later to serve as JFK's National Security Advisor.) "Caught up in the exuberance of the event," continues the Harvard Law Forum, "Harvard Dean, Mc George Bundy, declared that Harvard was ready to make amends for its mistake in 1948.'I've decided to admit him!' declared Dean Bundy."
VIVA FIDEL! The Deans quip again brought the house down and shook the very roof. VIVA FIDEL! roared and cheered the cream of Americas law students (and their faculty.)
Alas, given the law of averages, an independent thinker was bound to pop up -- even among ten thousand Harvard students and faculty. One such wiseacre brought up the questionable legal procedures preceding those hundreds of executions in Cuba.
"If the defendant has a right to appeal," answered Castro, "then so do the people! And dont forget, Cuba's is the only peoples revolution in Latin America!
VIVA FIDEL!VIVA FIDEL! Well, this assembly of Americas most nimble verbal gladiators went absolutely apes**t over the Castros brilliant riposte. They erupted again, roaring and whooping at the mass-murderer's incontestable rejoinder. This creme de la creme of Americas most cunning ratiocinators found the Stalinists logic not only perfectly airtight but positively dazzling in its ingenuity and completely sound in its principle of justice. A delirious pandemonium swept the hall as America's most ingenious and best-tutored law students (along with their tutors) went absolutely berserk with veneration and joy at this point-blank elucidation of Castroite justice.
Similar receptions had come at the National Press Club, Overseas Press Club, United Nations, and on Meet the Press.
Not ONE heckler from among Americas brightest and cheekiest college kids. Not ONE rebuttal from Americas biggest assemblies of its top journalists. Not ONE snigger or frown from the top cut of Americas adversarial press. Not ONE raised eyebrow or snicker from the nations' most hard-boiled investigative reporters.
So lets be fair: why pick on Sean Penn?
Scratch a liberal, and you will find a bloodthirsty totalitarian.
Penn has to be the dumbest of the dumb-ass actors to inflict their opinions on us.
From Investor's Business Daily (IBD), August 27, 2008:
"Ayers, now a tenured distinguished professor of education at UIC, works to educate teachers in socialist revolutionary ideology, urging that it be passed on to impressionable students.
One of Ayer's descriptions for a course called 'Improving Learning Environments' says prospective K-12 teachers need to 'be aware of the social and moral universe we inhabit and ... be a teacher capable of hope and struggle, outrage and action, teaching for social justice and liberation.
The Annenberg papers are quite extensive 132 boxes containing 947 file folders with 70 linear feet of material. They undoubtedly contain more surprises regarding Obama's relationship with Ayers, one of many relationships Obama has sought to hide.'..."
Article: Annenberg Papers: Putting On Ayers?
REVOLUTION: Voice of the Revolutionary Communist Party, USA [Maoist]
[Revolution] Interview with Bill Ayers, Revolution #63, October 1, 2006:
"On Progressive Education, Critical Thinking and the Cowardice of Some in Dangerous Times"
"It was at the Chicago home of [Bill] Ayers and [Bernardine] Dohrn that Obama, then an up-and-coming 'community organizer,' had his political coming out party in 1995. Not content with this rite of passage in Lefty World where unrepentant terrorists are regarded as progressive luminaries, still working 'only to educate' both Obamas tended to the relationship with the Ayers."
Article: The Company He Keeps:
Meet Obamas circle: The same old America-hating Left
He probably also thinks Martin Sheen is a former POTUS.
Commies always flock together.
We need to call self proclaimed communists like Sean Penn out.
If Sean Penn truly believes in communism along with it’s tenets of community property and equal wages, we should physically go to the ‘Peoples House’ in Hollywood that Sean Penn resides,use the ‘Peoples toilet’ while demanding our equal cut of the Peoples Wealth Sean Penn ‘exploited’ from the working class who payed to see all of his movies.
I have never watched a movie where Sean Penn stars in, and never will
Try to imagine the kind of family you would have to come from to embrace this ideology.
dream of going shark fishing with michaelmoore billmaher and seanpenn as the bait
just tow em behind the boat slow start chummin crack a beer and start singin
‘farewell and adieu oh ye fair spanish ladies
farewell and adieu fair ladies of spain
for weve received orders to sail back to boston
and i fear nevermore shall we see you again’
To a large swath of the American public, the veracity of commentary and the legitimacy of a position are defined by whether or not they came from sources they've come to accept as legitimate. These include, unfortunately, the MSM, their favorite entertainers, and individuals or groups associated with high profile academic institutions.
We laughed at Archie Bunker and all in the family, but his character was the prototype of the unthoughtful, prejudiced, close-minded, uninformed, ‘un-modern’, hypocritical neanderthal that the left uses as a template to characterize all who don't agree with them. It wasn't innocuous. Nothing the left does is innocuous.
If any or us were communist/socialist sympathizers sitting in a room 50 years ago trying to decide the best way to ‘transform’ American society the list or goals would have been fairly easy to put together.
-Infiltrate and control the universities.
-Infiltrate and control elementary education (get on school boards, push for teachers unions, attempt to define the textbooks used etc.).
-Push for a change in immigration policy.
-Attempt to strengthen and influence labor unions.
-Infiltrate and control the media.
-Infiltrate and control the entertainment industry.
-Foster minority discontent and push for race and class conflict.
-Delegitimize religion (especially Christianity) as an ‘old fashioned’, fear-driven, xenophobic belief system held by those who are either ‘less educated’ or who are fanatical.
-At the same time, use the basic tenets of religion to motivate the actions of the American public to be sympathetic to leftist causes (prey on guilt, the desire to be fair and unselfish etc.).
-Redefine, (through control of what is portrayed in product advertising, entertainment, and the media) what is considered ‘normal’, and characterize anyone who objects to this redefinition as uniformed, small-minded, clinging to the past, out of touch, etc.
-Color the political opposition as extremists. Compare them to Nazis etc.
-Infiltrate both political parties; including having your own stealth candidates running for the opposition.
-Use the American political system against itself (e.g. infiltrate and control the judiciary and thus redefine what is ‘Constitutional’).
We could all come up with this list, but the scary thing is that pretty much all of it has happened already. When we let the faculty of Harvard law school do and say what this article delineates, and we don't publicly shout them down, point out their hypocrisy, and question the legitimacy of their intellectual process, we strengthen the left.
That moron Penn would be a ‘nobody’ in Cuba or Venezuela. Look what benefits he has reaped here in the USA and yet he trashes America and exalts its enemies. Give him a one way ticket to those socialist paradises and stay there. LIEberals are Lunatics!
I pity any kid of his.
Who will listen? Those who get it, get it already. We are beyond mid-point in the societal decay that will do us in.
Sean Penn? Didn’t he play a picnic basket in the yogi bear movie?
Oh......no......that’s right......he played a rock......now he’ll be typecast.
Dead Man Walking turned me in favor of the death penalty. I knew it was supposed to be against the death penalty but what I saw was that the death penalty made the guilty man finally admit to himself his wrong, it freed his own family from visits and it freed the victims’ families from having to testify every few years.
"Falklands hero Simon Weston branded Sean Penn an 'idiot' and a 'fool' over his comments about Britain's ownership of the islands.... Former Welsh Guardsman Weston, 50, hit back at the Hollywood actor's criticism of Prince William's deployment to the Falklands...... The father-of-three, who was terribly injured in an Argentine bomb attack that killed 48 people in 1982, said: 'Sean Penn is living, breathing proof that just because you are famous doesn't mean you know what you are talking about."
Inspection INSPECTOR CLOUSEAU: Actor Sean Penn (right) alongside Argentina's Social Developer Minister Alicia Kirchner (left) during a visit to a factory in Berazategui, on the outskirts of Buenos Aires
"In the film, written by South Park creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker, a puppet of Penn made outlandish statements about how happy Iraqis were before the war... Alec Baldwin, George Clooney and Matt Damon all saw the funny side to the film, in which they too were parodied, Penn sent Parker and Stone an angry letter inviting them to tour Iraq with him and signing it off with '**** you'."
" Parker explained: 'In the movie we were making fun of him for always saying "Ive been to Iraq, you dont know what youre talking about, Ive been there", and then he writes in the letter "Ive been to Iraq...".'"
Reminded me of John F Kerry who "served in Vietnam"
Sean, we’re going to take all your money and redistribute it. You make too much.