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They’re Running TV Spots For Matt Damon’s Anti-Fracking Movie Now…
The Hayride ^ | 18 Dec 12 | MacAoidh

Posted on 12/21/2012 1:03:03 PM PST by LSUfan

…it opens next month.

It’s a propaganda film, and it’s pure BS. There is no evidence that hydraulic fracturing causes farmland to become unproductive the way it’s depicted in Promised Land. We’ve been fracking for 60 years in this country and if fracking destroyed farmland we would know about it.

We don’t know that.

But what we do know is that the financing of Damon’s anti-fracking propaganda film comes from the United Arab Emirates. As in, an Arab OPEC nation. Whose interests are significantly damaged by the kind of full-scale domestic U.S. oil and gas production fracking holds the key to.

Meaning Matt Damon has worked with foreign interests to make a movie which is not based in fact and would have the intended effect of turning American public opinion away from something which is in our national economic and security interests, and by doing so he is serving the interests of his foreign pals at the expense of his countrymen.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: damon; drillheredrillnow; hollywood; oil

1 posted on 12/21/2012 1:03:10 PM PST by LSUfan
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To: LSUfan

Socialists lie. Truly, that is the inconvenient truth.


2 posted on 12/21/2012 1:07:05 PM PST by Buddy Sorrell ( Boehner, our Vichy Speaker)
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To: LSUfan

Saw the previews. Pure anti-energy business propaganda.


3 posted on 12/21/2012 1:07:12 PM PST by Bayan
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To: LSUfan

I think Matt Damon fights the landowners who don’t want fracking. He actually plays the good guy. We have fraking in Pennsylvania and it is great!!! The landowners are nuts not to take advantage of it. My parents do and it is a wonderful source of income for them.


4 posted on 12/21/2012 1:10:59 PM PST by napscoordinator (GOP Candidate 2020 - "Bloomberg 2020 - We vote for whatever crap the GOP puts in front of us.")
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To: LSUfan

It will be REALLY hard to top that awful TV “earth day” special with Ed Asner and Doogie Howser.


5 posted on 12/21/2012 1:12:49 PM PST by Dr. Sivana ("C'est la vie" say the old folks, it goes to show you never can tell. -- Chuck Berry)
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To: LSUfan
John Krasinski should be getting just as much heat over this leftist propaganda film as Matt Damon.

He wrote it, he is Damon's co-star.

The premise of the film is utter nonsense, and it is being funded - in part - by Middle Eastern competitors of domestic companies.

6 posted on 12/21/2012 1:15:09 PM PST by wideawake
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To: napscoordinator
I think Matt Damon fights the landowners who don’t want fracking.

I think that is how the movie begins. After a time, Mr. Damon's character "sees the light" and turns against his employer in support of "saving the land."

This is a marketing piece in favor of continued reliance upon Arab-sourced petroleum products. "Don't set your farmland on fire, buy your oil from the nice, tolerant Arabs!"

7 posted on 12/21/2012 1:16:44 PM PST by tpmintx (Gun free zones are hunting preserves for unarmed people.)
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To: LSUfan

Like one freeper said once: The highest award in Hollywood is the Oscar which children win regularly. How many kids ever won the Nobel prize, the Pulitzer prize? When it comes to politics Matt Damon has the credibility of a 5 year old. Less even because my kid asked me once “Why would the President take peoples money if there are no jobs?” Yes, my son, daddy is proud of you! A conservative from birth! LOL!


8 posted on 12/21/2012 1:18:58 PM PST by GrandJediMasterYoda (Someday our schools we will teach the difference between "lose" and "loose")
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To: napscoordinator
I think Matt Damon fights the landowners who don’t want fracking. He actually plays the good guy.

If the trailers are any indications of the movie's content, he plays an "evil oil company sales executive" who begins to question what he is doing, becomes a "good guy" and quits fracking.

9 posted on 12/21/2012 1:19:45 PM PST by wideawake
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To: LSUfan

From this day forward to be known as Matt ‘Fracking’ Damon.


10 posted on 12/21/2012 1:21:08 PM PST by DoughtyOne (How about a waiting period for putting crazies out on the streets, say a million years or so.)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda
The highest award in Hollywood is the Oscar which children win regularly.

The four major awards are Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor, Best Supporting Actress.

Of the 340 of those awards, 337 have gone to adults.

One has gone to a teenager.

Two have gone to children, one in 1973 and one in 1993.

I wouldn't call that regularly awarding children.

11 posted on 12/21/2012 1:26:55 PM PST by wideawake
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To: LSUfan

The movie has no “hook” to draw a large audience. No sex, no drugs, no guns, no action, no killer fx, etc.

It basically sucks up OPEC money and emits clouds of SMUG-ness.

It will be a yawner.


12 posted on 12/21/2012 1:33:40 PM PST by Southack (Media Bias means that Castro won't be punished for Cuban war crimes against Black Angolans in Africa)
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To: LSUfan

It’s China Syndrome for fracking


13 posted on 12/21/2012 1:36:59 PM PST by Daveinyork (."Trusting government with power and money is like trusting teenaged boys with whiskey and car keys,)
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To: LSUfan

It’s understandable. Getting fracked by Ben Affleck was quite traumatic for Matt.


14 posted on 12/21/2012 1:39:14 PM PST by x
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To: LSUfan

Matt Damon can frack himself....


15 posted on 12/21/2012 1:43:29 PM PST by illiac (If we don't change directions soon, we'll get where we're going)
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To: LSUfan

Next to westerns, I know I like nothing better than some real theater popcorn and a good anti-fracking picture.


16 posted on 12/21/2012 1:50:45 PM PST by skeeter
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Puke!


17 posted on 12/21/2012 1:54:23 PM PST by Gene Eric (Demoralization is a weapon of the enemy. Don't get it, don't spread it!)
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To: LSUfan

Boy it sure would be nice to go see an entertaining movie without a socialist message.


18 posted on 12/21/2012 1:57:11 PM PST by Venturer
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To: DoughtyOne

Matt ‘Fracking’ Damon.

Fracking Mad Damon.


19 posted on 12/21/2012 2:01:24 PM PST by Ruy Dias de Bivar (REOPEN THE CLOSED MENTAL INSTITUTIONS! Damn the ACLU!)
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To: LSUfan

“Matt Damon.”


20 posted on 12/21/2012 2:06:23 PM PST by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: LSUfan

the name of the game..is to deprive free enterprise of cheap energy...and bend it to federal regulatory subjugation.


21 posted on 12/21/2012 2:09:16 PM PST by mo (If you understand, no explanation is needed. If you don't understand, no explanation is possible.)
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To: wideawake

I don’t believe he was referring to their chronological age.


22 posted on 12/21/2012 2:20:35 PM PST by SoldierDad (Proud dad of an Army Soldier who has survived 24 months of Combat deployment.)
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To: LSUfan

“Maaatt Damon”!


23 posted on 12/21/2012 2:25:55 PM PST by PhiloBedo (You gotta roll with the punches and get with what's real.)
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To: dead

Beat me to it!


24 posted on 12/21/2012 2:27:31 PM PST by PhiloBedo (You gotta roll with the punches and get with what's real.)
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar; DoughtyOne
Matt ‘Fracking’ Damon.

The Toast of Saudi Arabia

25 posted on 12/21/2012 2:38:04 PM PST by okie01
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To: napscoordinator

Damon is the the normal guy working for an evil oil company. Krasinski is a down-home farmer who shows him the error of his ways.

Damon is a hard-core lefty who would NEVER portray an oil company in a positive light. Krasinski also appears to be a tree-hugger. The UAE money is just the icing on the propaganda cake.


26 posted on 12/21/2012 2:41:39 PM PST by Future Snake Eater (CrossFit.com)
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To: SoldierDad

Read his post again.


27 posted on 12/21/2012 4:27:52 PM PST by wideawake
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To: LSUfan

It’s designed to scare women just like gun control.

Scare enough women and they will vote for democrats to control “dangerous” guns and gain their protection.

Scare enough women about fracking and they will not ask questions, they will immediately go to the democrats and seek protection and promise their vote.

Folks, we are in dangerous “waters” in relation to our rights under the Constitution. Something is going to give and when it does, it will go down in history.


28 posted on 12/21/2012 4:56:10 PM PST by DH (Once the tainted finger of government touches anything the rot begins)
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To: DoughtyOne

Matt Motherfracking Damon can go frack himself. He and Krasinski can both take a flying frack over the fracking moon.


29 posted on 12/21/2012 8:11:01 PM PST by Jacob Kell
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To: DH

Well, women are driven by their emotions.


30 posted on 12/21/2012 8:13:59 PM PST by Jacob Kell
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To: Jacob Kell

BINGO! We have a winner here!


31 posted on 12/22/2012 3:46:18 AM PST by DH (Once the tainted finger of government touches anything the rot begins)
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To: Jacob Kell

Next time try to work frack or fracking into your sentence. LOL

I agree with you.


32 posted on 12/27/2012 11:37:41 AM PST by DoughtyOne (How about a waiting period for putting crazies out on the streets, say a million years or so.)
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To: okie01

He ought to be...


33 posted on 12/27/2012 11:55:03 AM PST by DoughtyOne (How about a waiting period for putting crazies out on the streets, say a million years or so.)
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar

Agreed...


34 posted on 12/27/2012 11:55:47 AM PST by DoughtyOne (How about a waiting period for putting crazies out on the streets, say a million years or so.)
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To: dead
“Matt Damon.”

IIRC, that's “Matt Damon.”, F.A.G., is it not?

35 posted on 12/27/2012 12:10:52 PM PST by kevkrom (If a wise man has an argument with a foolish man, the fool only rages or laughs...)
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