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Navy SEAL Group Will Air Anti-Obama Ads During Harvey Weinstein's 'SEAL Team Six' Film
US News ^ | October 25, 2012 | By Elizabeth Flock

Posted on 10/27/2012 4:05:27 PM PDT by 11th_VA

A group of Republican-leaning Navy SEALs is battling with movie mogul and Democratic donor Harvey Weinstein for voters' attention Nov. 4, just two days before Election Day.

The Special Operations OPSEC Education Fund, a political action committee made up of former special operations and intelligence members, says it will air an anti-Obama ad in key swing states during the prime-time debut of Weinstein's new "Seal Team Six: The Raid on Osama Bin Laden."

The dramatic film, which prominently features President Obama's role in the raid that killed bin Laden, will debut on National Geographic and release on Netflix the following day.

OPSEC's ad, called "A Bump in the Road," is narrated by the group's president Scott Taylor, who says the Obama administration didn't "tell the truth about what happened" in the attack on the U.S. consulate in Libya in September. That attack killed four Americans, including U.S. Ambassador to Libya Christopher Stevens and two former Navy SEALs working as security contractors there. "And the president says it's just 'a bump in the road,'" Taylor says. "There is nothing acceptable about playing politics with national security and American lives."

"A Bump in the Road," which is already airing in the swing states of Ohio and Virginia, echoes criticism from Mitt Romney and a number of other Republicans upset that Obama told 60 Minutes the protests in the Middle East after the attack in Libya were a "bump in the road" to democracy.

Taylor says OPSEC decided to buy spots for the ad beyond just Ohio and Virginia after realizing Weinstein was involved in the SEAL film, and that the film was airing on National Geographic just two days before the election.

"It's a political move and it's disappointing that National Geographic is running it," Taylor says. "In response to that we decided to sandwich the film with our ad."

Neither National Geographic nor the Weinstein Company immediately responded to request for comment about the film.

But the New York Times reported Tuesday the original version of Weinstein's film had been recut to include a more prominent role for Obama. "The star turn is virtually certain to bolster claims that the approximately 90-minute film amounts to a political stunt," the Times wrote. Weinstein told the Times the scenes with Obama were added to give the film a greater sense of realism.

This is not the first time OPSEC has accused Obama of politicizing the death of Osama bin Laden. In August, the group released a documentary short film called "Dishonorable Disclosures" on the issue. That documentary has now been viewed 4.7 million times and has raised approximately $2 million since its release, according to OPSEC.


TOPICS: Extended News; News/Current Events; Political Humor/Cartoons; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: benghazi; benghazicoverup; benghaziseals; harveyweinstein; kenyanbornmuzzie; libya; natgeo; nationalgeographic; obamaleaks; opsec; waronterror
When it absolutely has to be destroyed in the morning ... I love it !!!
1 posted on 10/27/2012 4:05:33 PM PDT by 11th_VA
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To: 11th_VA

I’ll be doing my own personal boycott of this Weinstein Kenyan lovefest. I’m not going to let Weinstein and National Geographic take a crap in my living room.


2 posted on 10/27/2012 4:09:00 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Osama bin Laden is dead, Chrysler moved to Italy and China.)
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To: 11th_VA

Gallup: Obama’s approval rating down 7 points in the last week. People aren’t buying his bull$#!t.

And some “stupid video” isn’t going to change that.


3 posted on 10/27/2012 4:14:01 PM PDT by bigbob
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To: 11th_VA
Navy SEAL Group Will Air Anti-Obama Ads During Harvey Weinstein's 'SEAL Team Six' Film

That's gonna leave a mark.

4 posted on 10/27/2012 4:14:56 PM PDT by Palmetto Patriot (2010 All Over Again. Make it happen. Get Busy!)
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To: 11th_VA
The "Swift SEAL veterans" for truth movement....I love it.

Kerry eat your heart out!

5 posted on 10/27/2012 4:15:14 PM PDT by Scooter100 ("Now that the fog has lifted, I still can't find my pipe". --- S. Holmes)
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To: 11th_VA
Cool! Obama deserves a swiftboatng from real heroes.
6 posted on 10/27/2012 4:16:48 PM PDT by dancusa (Re-electing Obama is like the Titanic backing up and ramming the iceburg again.)
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To: 11th_VA

National Geographic has turned into a leftist rag. I quit them after 35 years of membership.


7 posted on 10/27/2012 4:16:56 PM PDT by Cold Heart
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To: 11th_VA

Somebody needs to do a film about Benghazi as a follow up. Two SEALs are dead because Barry didn’t have their back.


8 posted on 10/27/2012 4:18:17 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Osama bin Laden is dead, Chrysler moved to Italy and China.)
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To: Cold Heart

By the way, Obama 2016 is on Dish pay per view now.


9 posted on 10/27/2012 4:19:16 PM PDT by Cold Heart
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To: 11th_VA

Good for them! I love it when true heroes come forward to stand for their country.


10 posted on 10/27/2012 4:20:07 PM PDT by JustaCowgirl (Storm the heavens with your prayers for Mitt Romney tonight.)
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To: 11th_VA
WOW...This going to be the first time I skip the show and watch the commercials...

SEALS..hit this bastard HARD!!!!

11 posted on 10/27/2012 4:24:31 PM PDT by fedupjohn (America...Designed by Geniuses...Now run by Idiots..Palin 2012...I wish)
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To: Scooter100

Has McCain condemned them yet?


12 posted on 10/27/2012 4:27:38 PM PDT by Terry Mross (To former friends and relatives. Don't ever contact me if you still support obama.)
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To: 11th_VA
The Special Operations OPSEC Education Fund, a political action committee made up of former special operations and intelligence members, says it will air an anti-Obama ad in key swing states during the prime-time debut of Weinstein's new "Seal Team Six: The Raid on Osama Bin Laden."

Cool! I just made an online donation to the OPSEC PAC. I want them to have all the help they can get for sending their message out far and wide.

http://www.opsecteam.org/

13 posted on 10/27/2012 4:30:12 PM PDT by lonevoice (Today I broke my personal record for most consecutive days lived)
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To: 11th_VA

14 posted on 10/27/2012 4:31:49 PM PDT by CodeToad (Padme: "So this is how liberty dies... with thunderous applause.")
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To: 11th_VA
Special Operations OPSEC targets Obama for reckless intelligence leaks (FR thread)

Dishonorable Disclosures (22:00 Youtube video)

Special Operations (OPSEC) (website to get involved)

(Use keywords 'obamaleaks' and 'opsec' for this topic)

15 posted on 10/27/2012 4:33:39 PM PDT by TigersEye (dishonorabledisclosure.com - OPSEC (give them support))
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To: Terry Mross

Ooooh, good point. That’ll be the litmus test that it is working. Kind of sad to have to admit this isn’t it? Will we ever be rid of Juan?


16 posted on 10/27/2012 4:39:47 PM PDT by Scooter100 ("Now that the fog has lifted, I still can't find my pipe". --- S. Holmes)
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To: 11th_VA

AD by Seals...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RkIO7mNwi4o&feature=relmfu


17 posted on 10/27/2012 4:42:31 PM PDT by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: 11th_VA; Jim Robinson; ConorMacNessa; Mcgee; Ernest_at_the_Beach; RedMDer; DJ MacWoW; trisham; ...


GOD BLESS OUR NAVY SEALS!

18 posted on 10/27/2012 4:45:06 PM PDT by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: Travis McGee

Don’t know why your screen name didn’t “take”. My apology.


19 posted on 10/27/2012 4:46:58 PM PDT by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: CodeToad; onyx; All
BTTT!

20 posted on 10/27/2012 5:24:00 PM PDT by RedMDer (https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org/default.aspx?tsid=om93destr)
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To: 11th_VA

The traitor Harvey Weinstein should be given the option of selecting the destination city of his choice to leave America, or we can throw his fat traitor ass onto a tramp steamer heading one-way to North Korea.

I am very, very tired of giving these Hollywood Nazis and commies a free ride in America,

Your free speech does not allow you trailer trash maggots in Hollywood to enslave Americans.

If we need to puncuate the above statement with bullets and bayonets, that can be done.


21 posted on 10/27/2012 5:33:15 PM PDT by sergeantdave (The FBI has declared war on the Marine Corps)
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To: 11th_VA

There are the same disgusting democrats who screamed over and over that Bush should not politicize 9/11. I’ve had it with National Geographic. I hope they go the way of Newsweek. Another less political entity will pick up what’s good about the National Geographic portfolio, and leave the rest of the crap to die on the vine.


22 posted on 10/27/2012 5:59:57 PM PDT by pieceofthepuzzle
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To: 11th_VA

Go SEALs.
SEALs and SWCCs are great.


23 posted on 10/27/2012 6:44:05 PM PDT by BuffaloJack (Children, pets, and slaves get taken care of. Free Men take care of themselves.)
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To: 11th_VA; All; Travis McGee; Smokin; joe
Lt. Col. Tony Shaffer: My sources tell me Obama was in the room watching Benghazi attack
24 posted on 10/27/2012 7:46:20 PM PDT by Larousse2 (The price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance. ~ Thomas Jefferson)
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To: 11th_VA; All; Travis McGee; Smokin' Joe
Lt. Col. Tony Shaffer: My sources tell me Obama was in the room watching Benghazi attack
25 posted on 10/27/2012 7:46:42 PM PDT by Larousse2 (The price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance. ~ Thomas Jefferson)
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To: lonevoice

Thanks for the link! I made a contribution, also.

The ad they are running is on the web site — very powerful!


26 posted on 10/27/2012 8:24:12 PM PDT by Taxman (So that the beautiful pressure does not diminish!)
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To: CodeToad

Taxman Bravo Zulu! to whomever came up with this image!

Needs to go viral!


27 posted on 10/27/2012 8:26:45 PM PDT by Taxman (So that the beautiful pressure does not diminish!)
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To: onyx

Way to go!!!


28 posted on 10/27/2012 8:45:22 PM PDT by Alamo-Girl
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To: bigbob

“And some “stupid video” isn’t going to change that.”

Wouldn’t it be something if this Weinstein video were to cause an uprising, here!

Obama just looks absolutely pathetic these days.


29 posted on 10/27/2012 9:26:31 PM PDT by Bshaw (A nefarious deceit is upon us all!)
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To: 11th_VA

I’d cancel my subscription to National Geographic except I already did years ago. I notice the ads don’t show Obama at all but I suspected that the show was going to be propaganda just by the date it was being shown.


30 posted on 10/27/2012 11:02:53 PM PDT by GATOR NAVY
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To: Taxman

Fantastic!


31 posted on 10/27/2012 11:30:32 PM PDT by lonevoice (Today I broke my personal record for most consecutive days lived)
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To: Taxman

As we know, something bigger might have been at stake here and this wasn’t an act of cowardice but a cover for something else. However, since there is no other explanation the people can understand, I stuck with cowardice. Obama is sacrificing generals, so just what the Hell is going on that was worth killing Americans, yet, no flag ranks understand why either?


32 posted on 10/28/2012 5:48:41 AM PDT by CodeToad (Padme: "So this is how liberty dies... with thunderous applause.")
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To: CodeToad

I’ll repeat:

Taxman Bravo Zulu! to CodeToad!

Needs to go viral!

Re: sacrificing flag officers. Military and civilian employees of the federal government are Oath Keepers, and their pledge to preserve, protect and defend the Constitution against all enemies, foreign and domestic will eventually come into play.

There soon will be a lot of Whistle Blowers, and Obongo Bozo’s October Surprise will well and truely turn out to surprise HIM and his LIBeral Lackeys!


33 posted on 10/28/2012 6:41:54 AM PDT by Taxman (So that the beautiful pressure does not diminish!)
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To: 11th_VA; All; Smokin' Joe; Travis McGee; LucyT; ExTexasRedhead; SJackson; Jim Robinson
Report: Obama Watched Benghazi Attack From 'Situation Room'

Justice with Judge Jeanine 10/27/12 - CIA talks about latest news about Benghazi coverup

Judge Jeanine speaking with Charles Woods, father of Benghazi slain SEAL Ty Woods

Judge Jeanine asks White House 'How do you sleep at night'

34 posted on 10/28/2012 11:43:31 AM PDT by Larousse2 (The price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance. ~ Thomas Jefferson)
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To: 11th_VA

comments@natgeochannel.com


35 posted on 10/28/2012 6:02:39 PM PDT by Calpublican
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To: 11th_VA

comments@natgeochannel.com


36 posted on 10/28/2012 6:03:34 PM PDT by Calpublican
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To: 11th_VA

Boycott


37 posted on 10/28/2012 6:11:20 PM PDT by bmwcyle (45% to 47% of American voters are stupid)
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