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D'Souza, '2016' Receives Standing Ovation in Chicago (VIDEO)
The Washington Times ^ | September 24, 2012 | William Kelly

Posted on 09/25/2012 9:34:59 AM PDT by george76

This weekend, “2016” hit the $32 million mark, earning it a coveted distinction: top grossing documentary of the year and the second biggest political documentary of all time.

Fans and foes alike agree that it is D’Souza that is to blame for the film’s success.

It is an artistically compelling – if controversial – approach that weaves D’Souza’s personal experiences growing up in Mumbai, India with a disturbing psychoanalysis of Obama’s words from the memoir, “Dreams from My Father.”

D’Souza’s conclusion: Obama’s dream is to fulfill the anti-colonialist mission of his father. A mission that seems contrary, even hostile, to American self-interest and preservation

(Excerpt) Read more at communities.washingtontimes.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Editorial; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Illinois
KEYWORDS: 2016; dineshdsouza; documentary; dreams; dsouza; india; mumbai; obama; obamatruthfile

1 posted on 09/25/2012 9:35:04 AM PDT by george76
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To: george76

Here is where ‘2016’ is playing

http://2016themovie.com/theaters/


2 posted on 09/25/2012 9:39:06 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: F15Eagle

This is a “MUST SEE”!


3 posted on 09/25/2012 9:45:32 AM PDT by WellyP (question!)
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To: george76
Fans and foes alike agree that it is D’Souza that is to blame for the film’s success.

???

4 posted on 09/25/2012 9:48:22 AM PDT by jonno (Having an opinion is not the same as having the answer...)
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To: jonno
Maybe their way of diverting the MESSAGE of the film, to their love of D'Souza/s

The content of the Film, couldn't possibly be what is attracting FANs to the movie. Can't let that happen.

So, it is our GREAT love and admiration for the producer D'Souza that make us patronize.

yep, that's why I went/s. (never heard of the guy before).

5 posted on 09/25/2012 9:53:50 AM PDT by annieokie (O)
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To: george76

I’m surprised that D’Souza hasn’t been picked up by the fbi for inciting hateful speech yet, or at least hasn’t received his anal probe from the irs.


6 posted on 09/25/2012 9:54:12 AM PDT by factoryrat (We are the producers, the creators. Grow it, mine it, build it.)
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To: george76

Its a good film that actually treats Obama rather kindly, and takes him at his word for the details of his biography. That is its weakness, it avoids digging into the fictions embedded in O’s life, and assumes what he says about himself is true. But that is also its strength, as it makes it much easier to convince an Obama partisan to see it.

So while I found myself annoyed with D’Souza at times, since if you’ve studied O’s life you know much of what he says is simply false, but on the other hand I was able to tell people who like O, go see it. If you liked him going in, you’ll still like him coming out. “Its not a hit piece”, I’d tell them. And its not, its better than a hit piece. Not the expose’ I’d like to see, but its pretty good just the same.

I doubt we’ll ever see a truthful film about O. The truth, in his case, is so bizarre you could never sell it.


7 posted on 09/25/2012 9:57:55 AM PDT by marron
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To: annieokie

Some time poor writing is just poor writing. This writer appears to be a conservative.


8 posted on 09/25/2012 10:00:32 AM PDT by arrogantsob (The Disaster MUST Go. Sarah herself supports Romney.)
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To: jonno

Shut up, he explained.


9 posted on 09/25/2012 10:09:30 AM PDT by relictele
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To: marron

Exactly my conclusion also! Before seeing the movie... I read the book which of course goes into greater detail, but still carefully avoids any claims which are not excruciatingly well documented or are not from Obama’s own mouth. This can be frustrating to those of us who know a lot of detail about the actual facts.


10 posted on 09/25/2012 10:14:17 AM PDT by fireman15 (Check your facts before making ignorant statements.)
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To: george76

4th highest grossing documentary:

http://www.boxofficemojo.com/movies/?id=2016obamasamerica.htm


11 posted on 09/25/2012 10:27:22 AM PDT by waus (FUBO UFCMF, Just in case I stuttered, FUBO)
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To: marron

I watched it the other day on you tube. Thought it was rather timid and I didn’t see anything that most of us didn’t already know.
Maybe it is trying to appeal to the less political population.


12 posted on 09/25/2012 10:38:00 AM PDT by sheana
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To: WellyP

I totally agree. I saw the movie and learned much more about Obama’s radicalism than I ever read in the mainstream media. “2016” is an important film that every independent voter needs to see. Obama is violently anti-American and opposed to our Constitution.


13 posted on 09/25/2012 10:47:31 AM PDT by PBRCat
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To: jonno

“Fans and foes alike agree that it is D’Souza that is to blame for the film’s success.
???”

That’s what I was thinking, I’m not even sure I know what that is supposed to mean.


14 posted on 09/25/2012 11:57:15 AM PDT by V_TWIN (obama=where there's smoke, there's mirrors)
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To: relictele

I’m baffled. Are you speaking in the first or second person?

is it:
“Shut Up[!] He explained!”.

or:
“Shut Up”, he explained.

Sorry - neither one makes any sense - to me anyway...


15 posted on 09/25/2012 1:19:31 PM PDT by jonno (Having an opinion is not the same as having the answer...)
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To: jonno

That phrase is one used frequently by the Wall Street Journal’s James Taranto, who mocks MSM reporters and editorialists who lay claim to logic, analysis, thought, introspection, etc. but whose writings often descend into mindless personal attacks.

A fictional example: ‘Republicans will lose the election because they are evil, warmongering, and greedy.’

It’s the old civility double standard which prompts Taranto to (re)print ‘Shut up, he explained.’


16 posted on 09/25/2012 2:06:29 PM PDT by relictele
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To: relictele

Ok - thanks for the explanation.

Otherwise, my feelings would have been hurt...
8^)


17 posted on 09/25/2012 6:20:39 PM PDT by jonno (Having an opinion is not the same as having the answer...)
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To: sheana

That YouTube of 2016 was not authorized and reportedly has been taken down.


18 posted on 09/26/2012 11:03:37 AM PDT by GVnana
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To: george76
A recent Chicago poll reveals that Obama retains a 60-29 lead over Romney. But Romney leads 45-38 in Chicago’s voter-rich suburban areas. Interesting...

Read more: D'Souza, '2016' Receives Standing Ovation in Chicago (VIDEO) | Washington Times Communities Follow us: @wtcommunities on Twitter

19 posted on 09/26/2012 11:10:52 AM PDT by GVnana
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To: relictele

You haven’t heard a man named Ray O’Keefe speak, have you?


20 posted on 09/26/2012 11:53:18 AM PDT by Terry Mross (The Clintons seem to be very afraid of obama. Do they owe him their souls?)
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To: Terry Mross

*googles*

Uh, the AA counselor type?


21 posted on 09/26/2012 4:23:51 PM PDT by relictele
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To: george76
"Coupled with D’Souza’s matter-of-fact delivery, Obama’s own voice chilled the GeneSiskelCenter auditorium with the anti-colonialist worldview that was foreign, even an anathema to many in the capacity crowd of 200 that came out for the early morning event."

The ObaMao voice was compelling, even if most of the background narrative was available before the '08 election.

22 posted on 09/26/2012 6:25:44 PM PDT by uncommonsense (Conservatives believe what they see; Liberals see what they believe.)
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To: relictele

Yes. He’s the first one I ever heard say “Shut up!” he explained. He said his sponsor used to tell him that.


23 posted on 09/26/2012 6:26:46 PM PDT by Terry Mross (The Clintons seem to be very afraid of obama. Do they owe him their souls?)
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To: factoryrat

Wait...IF Obama wins in November....D’Souza will be probed, harassed, fined, and taxed to death.


24 posted on 09/26/2012 6:30:30 PM PDT by Osage Orange ( Liberalism, ideas so good they have to be mandatory.)
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To: sheana
Hi, sheana,

"I watched it the other day on you tube."

Is the whole movie on you tube?

Thanks!

25 posted on 09/27/2012 10:24:37 AM PDT by hummingbird (Pray without ceasing. Pray for peace.)
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To: hummingbird

it was illegally posted there in order to hurt profits and make theaters want to take it off their screens.


26 posted on 09/27/2012 10:27:07 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: hummingbird

It was but I guess they took it done from what I’ve heard.


27 posted on 09/27/2012 10:28:01 AM PDT by sheana
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To: GVnana; sheana
"That YouTube of 2016 was not authorized and reportedly has been taken down."

Bummer...I was going to get some popcorn and have a viewing this evening with Mr. hummingbird.

Guess Mr. hummingbird gets TV for ESPN. No bother, I listen to the Great One, Mark Levin, at that time anyway!

28 posted on 09/27/2012 10:30:40 AM PDT by hummingbird (Pray without ceasing. Pray for peace.)
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