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14 Principled Anti-War Celebrities We Fear May Have Been Kidnapped
buzzfeed ^ | 09/06/13 | JohnEkdahl

Posted on 09/06/2013 3:44:05 PM PDT by barmag25

Our government is yet again marching us towards a war of choice in the Middle East and our non-partisan, peace-loving celebrities have gone missing since late 2008. We fear the worst.

1. Sheryl Crow LAST KNOWN PRE-2009 COMMUNICATION: “I think war is based in greed and there are huge karmic retributions that will follow. I think war is never the answer to solving any problems. The best way to solve problems is to not have enemies.” — Sheryl Crow

2. Bruce Springsteen LAST KNOWN PRE-2009 COMMUNICATION: “War. What is it good for? Absolutely nothing.” — Bruce Springsteen

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3. Martin Sheen Martin Sheen LAST KNOWN PRE-2009 COMMUNICATION: “But I am equally against the death penalty or war — anywhere people are sacrificed for some end justifying a means.” — Martin Sheen 4. Ed Asner Ed Asner LAST KNOWN PRE-2009 COMMUNICATION: “I also think that there is a strong streak of racism, and whenever we engage in foreign adventures. Our whole history in regime change has been of people of different color.” — Ed Asner 5. Sean Penn Sean Penn LAST KNOWN PRE-2009 COMMUNICATION: “I think we’re past that point in human evolution where there’s such a thing as winning wars.” — Sean Penn 6. Tim Robbins Tim Robbins LAST KNOWN PRE-2009 COMMUNICATION: “It is very inspiring and amusing how many people have come out in this genuine and spontaneous way to embrace peace and reject war. It reminds us there is a human and gentle spirit out there in this world.” — Tim Robbins 7. George Clooney George Clooney LAST KNOWN PRE-2009 COMMUNICATION: “You can’t beat your enemy anymore through wars; instead you create an entire generation of people revenge-seeking.” — George Clooney 8. Jackson Browne Jackson Browne LAST KNOWN PRE-2009 COMMUNICATION: “American people always have to be tricked into going to war, they always have to be cajoled. I mean, there’s a long history of being lied to, of having things described in a particular way, in order to get them out of their sort of isolationist… prosperity mode and go to war.” — Jackson Brown 9. Janeane Garofalo Janeane Garofalo LAST KNOWN PRE-2009 COMMUNICATION: “War is failure! When you are at war, you have failed!” — Janeane Garofalo 10. Neil Young Neil Young LAST KNOWN PRE-2009 COMMUNICATION: “I don’t like war. I particularly don’t like the celebration of war.” — Neil Young 11. Jessica Lange Jessica Lange LAST KNOWN PRE-2009 COMMUNICATION: “Let’s talk for a minute about these masters of war, these same men that are sending our sons and our daughters, our brothers and sisters, our mothers and fathers to fight an undeclared and unconstitutional and unwinnable war for them.” — Jessica Lange 12. Barbra Streisand Barbra Streisand LAST KNOWN PRE-2009 COMMUNICATION: “You know, really good artists have a way of being relevant in their time — but great artists are relevant at any time. So, in the words of William Shakespeare, ‘Beware the leader who bangs the drums of war in order to whip the citizenry into a patriotic fervor.” — Barbra Streisand 13. Danny Glover Danny Glover LAST KNOWN PRE-2009 COMMUNICATION: “The world has come together and said ‘no’ to this war – and we must stand with them.” — Danny Glover 14. Susan Sarandon Susan Sarandon LAST KNOWN PRE-2009 COMMUNICATION: “Let us resist this war. Let us hate war in all its forms, whether the weapon used is a missile or an airplane.” — Susan Sarandon The only explanation for their continued silence must be a large, organized kidnapping. To whoever is responsible for their disappearance, please post pictures of them holding a recent newspaper so we know they’re okay. Maybe one of these:
1 posted on 09/06/2013 3:44:06 PM PDT by barmag25
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To: barmag25

funny


2 posted on 09/06/2013 3:45:10 PM PDT by barmag25
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To: barmag25

i copied and pasted the rest of the list and it turned very craptastic. as you can tell


3 posted on 09/06/2013 3:46:18 PM PDT by barmag25
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War, what is it good for? Same can be applied to “the boss”. Rages against the system but capitalism sure seems to have done him some good. Same can be said for “one sheet” sheryl.


4 posted on 09/06/2013 3:48:06 PM PDT by rktman (Inergalactic background checks? King hussein you're first up.)
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3. Martin Sheen Martin Sheen LAST KNOWN PRE-2009 COMMUNICATION: “But I am equally against the death penalty or war — anywhere people are sacrificed for some end justifying a means.” — Martin Sheen

4. Ed Asner Ed Asner LAST KNOWN PRE-2009 COMMUNICATION: “I also think that there is a strong streak of racism, and whenever we engage in foreign adventures. Our whole history in regime change has been of people of different color.” — Ed Asner

5. Sean Penn Sean Penn LAST KNOWN PRE-2009 COMMUNICATION: “I think we’re past that point in human evolution where there’s such a thing as winning wars.” — Sean Penn

6. Tim Robbins Tim Robbins LAST KNOWN PRE-2009 COMMUNICATION: “It is very inspiring and amusing how many people have come out in this genuine and spontaneous way to embrace peace and reject war. It reminds us there is a human and gentle spirit out there in this world.” — Tim Robbins

7. George Clooney George Clooney LAST KNOWN PRE-2009 COMMUNICATION: “You can’t beat your enemy anymore through wars; instead you create an entire generation of people revenge-seeking.” — George Clooney

8. Jackson Browne Jackson Browne LAST KNOWN PRE-2009 COMMUNICATION: “American people always have to be tricked into going to war, they always have to be cajoled. I mean, there’s a long history of being lied to, of having things described in a particular way, in order to get them out of their sort of isolationist… prosperity mode and go to war.” — Jackson Brown

9. Janeane Garofalo Janeane Garofalo LAST KNOWN PRE-2009 COMMUNICATION: “War is failure! When you are at war, you have failed!” — Janeane Garofalo

10. Neil Young Neil Young LAST KNOWN PRE-2009 COMMUNICATION: “I don’t like war. I particularly don’t like the celebration of war.” — Neil Young

11. Jessica Lange Jessica Lange LAST KNOWN PRE-2009 COMMUNICATION: “Let’s talk for a minute about these masters of war, these same men that are sending our sons and our daughters, our brothers and sisters, our mothers and fathers to fight an undeclared and unconstitutional and unwinnable war for them.” — Jessica Lange

12. Barbra Streisand Barbra Streisand LAST KNOWN PRE-2009 COMMUNICATION: “You know, really good artists have a way of being relevant in their time — but great artists are relevant at any time. So, in the words of William Shakespeare, ‘Beware the leader who bangs the drums of war in order to whip the citizenry into a patriotic fervor.” — Barbra Streisand

13. Danny Glover Danny Glover LAST KNOWN PRE-2009 COMMUNICATION: “The world has come together and said ‘no’ to this war – and we must stand with them.” — Danny Glover

14. Susan Sarandon Susan Sarandon LAST KNOWN PRE-2009 COMMUNICATION: “Let us resist this war. Let us hate war in all its forms, whether the weapon used is a missile or an airplane.” — Susan Sarandon

The only explanation for their continued silence must be a large, organized kidnapping. To whoever is responsible for their disappearance, please post pictures of them holding a recent newspaper so we know they’re okay.

5 posted on 09/06/2013 3:51:41 PM PDT by Tijeras_Slim
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To: barmag25
Drama queens, all.

"...we fear the worst..."

Jeez.


6 posted on 09/06/2013 3:51:44 PM PDT by rlmorel (Silence: The New Hate Speech)
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To: barmag25
I almost died laughing a couple days ago when I saw Obama say:
And for those who want a diplomatic solution - well, we tried that.

7 posted on 09/06/2013 3:51:51 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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To: barmag25

Buzzfeed has realized that liberal hypocrisy provides an abundance of comic material.


8 posted on 09/06/2013 3:52:02 PM PDT by Third Person (Welcome to Gaymerica.)
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To: barmag25

Too good not to fix.


9 posted on 09/06/2013 3:52:13 PM PDT by Tijeras_Slim
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To: Tijeras_Slim
Wow. I thought she had been deceased for years.
10 posted on 09/06/2013 3:52:55 PM PDT by rlmorel (Silence: The New Hate Speech)
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To: barmag25
i wish...
11 posted on 09/06/2013 3:54:00 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Third Person

I got a good laugh out of this list. I can almost remember seeing every single one of these idiots on tv whining a few years ago.


12 posted on 09/06/2013 3:54:29 PM PDT by barmag25
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To: Tijeras_Slim

Those people are not anti-war. Those people LOVE the communist warlords.


13 posted on 09/06/2013 3:55:03 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: Tijeras_Slim

yes it was, Thanks for the help.


14 posted on 09/06/2013 3:55:12 PM PDT by barmag25
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To: barmag25

Are the Twitter feeds burning up? Ordinarily you can’t get an out of work liberal celebrity to get off Twitter.


15 posted on 09/06/2013 3:55:25 PM PDT by Vince Ferrer
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To: barmag25
Of course, it could be just coincidental that they all all keeping their yaps shut because they wish that someone like Barak Obama (one of them) would exercise absolute power.

How they love their dictators.

16 posted on 09/06/2013 3:55:56 PM PDT by rlmorel (Silence: The New Hate Speech)
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To: GeronL

Those people LOVE the communist warlords.

exactly


17 posted on 09/06/2013 3:56:10 PM PDT by barmag25
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To: barmag25

No biggie, thanks for posting it.


18 posted on 09/06/2013 3:56:38 PM PDT by Tijeras_Slim
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To: barmag25
Thread is starting to get good.

5.56mm

19 posted on 09/06/2013 3:58:06 PM PDT by M Kehoe
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To: Tijeras_Slim
In Neil Young's defense:

He was a supporter of Reagan and wrote "Let's Roll" in praise of the brave citizens aboard Flight 93.

Not long after that he had an aneurysm.

It was not until they cut out part of his brain that he became a liberal.

20 posted on 09/06/2013 3:59:26 PM PDT by eddie willers
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To: barmag25
I fear the worst! There are so many more principled anti-war celebrities than this brief list. Imagine a world without Hollywood! How will we cope?
22 posted on 09/06/2013 4:01:16 PM PDT by Nevadan
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Are all of these people hypocrites?

I thought they really cared about all the women and children caught in the crossfire of war.

First we find out that they don't really care about women's rights but they'll go to the mat for abortion privileges. Or homosexual perversion.

Now we find out that all of this anti-war mania over the last fifty years was just political posturing.

23 posted on 09/06/2013 4:01:21 PM PDT by oldbrowser (We have a rogue government in Washington)
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To: barmag25

It was aliens..

Encounters of the Third Kind tells how they do it...


24 posted on 09/06/2013 4:04:48 PM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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they were never part of an “antiwar” movement; they are some of them die hard leftists and some them dupes who have been duped by the left and some them “progressive” and “Liberal” useful idiots - always useful to the Marxists.

The modern American “antiwar” movement, created and continuing in place since the 1960s, was and never has been and is not now an “antiwar” movement. It is a Marxist led political movement used by the Left against Conservative-minded federal administrations and activated when the theme of “never let a crisis go to waste” on the occasion of war makes for an organizing excuse of the Marxists who are able to employ the LameStreamMedia as THEIR defacto and virtual “antiwar” public relations team, pro-bono.

The “missing” celebrities are not missing; dictatorship, war, military adventures, domestic spying, and many other ills are only ills to be protested about IF those in power are NOT of the Left, otherwise there is nothing wrong with any of those things, which is the case, as far as the left is concerned, with Obama - thus no “antiwar” celebrities out protesting Obama going to war in Syria.


25 posted on 09/06/2013 4:04:51 PM PDT by Wuli
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Now we find out that all of this anti-war mania over the last fifty years was just political posturing.

I know. It has hit me pretty hard too coming to that realization.
Almost as hard as it hit Danny glover when he found out that Global warming doesn’t cause earthquakes,
Or when Sean Penn became a widow after Chavez died.


26 posted on 09/06/2013 4:07:48 PM PDT by barmag25
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To: barmag25

You are attributing the words of Barrett Strong to Springsteen.


27 posted on 09/06/2013 4:09:51 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: barmag25

Every last one of those putrid parasites is anti-American and anti GOD and this article makes the case that they are all hypocrites... and why isn’t the press asking them why they are silent today? I know the answer.


28 posted on 09/06/2013 4:11:33 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: barmag25
William Shakespeare, ‘Beware the leader who bangs the drums of war in order to whip the citizenry into a patriotic fervor.” — Barbra Streisand

You'd think anybody in show business could spot right away a quote which did NOT come from someone who wrote exclusively in iambic pentameter.

29 posted on 09/06/2013 4:11:49 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: barmag25

excellent work.......


30 posted on 09/06/2013 4:13:03 PM PDT by cherry
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To: barmag25

paragraphs and even line spaces are your friend.......


31 posted on 09/06/2013 4:13:45 PM PDT by Hot Tabasco (')
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To: Tijeras_Slim

A mind boggling assortment of moronic drivel — and yet these clowns think they are clever!


32 posted on 09/06/2013 4:13:59 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: barmag25

bookmark


33 posted on 09/06/2013 4:23:22 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: Tijeras_Slim

I hope Neil Young will remember,

A Southern don’t need him around, anyhow!


34 posted on 09/06/2013 4:26:05 PM PDT by Alas Babylon!
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To: BenLurkin
Shakesspeare didn't write exclusively in iambic pentameter. His sonnets -- by definition -- were, but many of his more notable plays were not.

"To be or not to be? That is the question."

"Friends, Romans, countrymen: lend me your ears."

"Double, double, toil and trouble ..."

"For he today who sheds his blood with me shall be my brother"

"Neither a borrower nor a lender be ..."

Etc..

Not that BS's quote is anything but BS ... Neither Shakespeare nor Caesar ever said those words.

35 posted on 09/06/2013 4:27:25 PM PDT by IronJack (=)
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Heaven knows I’m no expert, but I think those quotes are part of longer passages which are Iambic pentameter.

Reading Shakespeare I have noted that he will begin a line with one character speaking and have the line finished by another character in order to keep the form intact.

In any event, as you point out, Babs should have known better.


36 posted on 09/06/2013 4:33:02 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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Holy cow! Not Sheryl Crow. Not Martin Sheen. Ed Assner!

Amber Alert. APB. Cell phone alerts.

GPS them.

This IS big.


37 posted on 09/06/2013 4:33:22 PM PDT by reagandemocrat
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re: “It was not until they cut out part of his brain that he became a liberal.”

Neil Young has been an American bashing liberal for as long as I’ve known him. He wrote, “Ohio”, in 1970 to protest the National Guard accidental shooting of four people during a big anti-war protest at Kent State. He hated Nixon and our military, hated Christianity and the so-called “establishment”. Definitely part of the “counter-culture”.

Maybe he had a political epiphany I’m unaware of with Reagan. I don’t know.

I love his music with Crosby, Stills, and Nash, as well as some later stuff (i.e. “Cinnamon Girl”, the album “Harvest”).

He always seemed to be a political/moral idiot as far as his personal views go. Good music though.


38 posted on 09/06/2013 4:33:25 PM PDT by rusty schucklefurd
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To: reagandemocrat

This IS big.

HUGH?


39 posted on 09/06/2013 4:34:19 PM PDT by barmag25
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40 posted on 09/06/2013 4:35:03 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement ("World Peace 1.20.09.")
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Cut ‘n’ Paste sometimes is not your friend...lol


41 posted on 09/06/2013 4:38:17 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (Uncle Miltie: Obama poisoned race relations for a generation. Everything is racial now.)
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Babs should have known better.

All she's ever done is speak the words someone else put in her mouth. She wouldn't know Shakespeare from Shinola.

42 posted on 09/06/2013 4:40:10 PM PDT by IronJack (=)
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To: barmag25

I think they are all still in mourning for Hugo Chavez.


43 posted on 09/06/2013 4:47:20 PM PDT by AmusedBystander (The philosophy of the school room in one generation will be the philosophy of government in the next)
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...come from someone who wrote exclusively in iambic pentameter.

Obama shouldn't fight a war in Syria because of saving face or reputation.

How'd I do?

-PJ

44 posted on 09/06/2013 4:49:04 PM PDT by Political Junkie Too (If you are the Posterity of We the People, then you are a Natural Born Citizen.)
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To: BenLurkin

Actually, Shakespeare generally reserves iambic pentameter (and heroic couplets) for emphasis. So not every line will has 10 syllables or iambic stress patterns.


45 posted on 09/06/2013 5:07:33 PM PDT by Charles H. (The_r0nin) (Hwaet! Lar bith maest hord, sothlice!)
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To: barmag25

But now there follower of the Great O-Bomb-em


46 posted on 09/06/2013 5:23:32 PM PDT by tophat9000 (Are we headed to a Cracker Slacker War?)
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To: eddie willers

us southern men don’t need him around anyhow


47 posted on 09/06/2013 5:44:37 PM PDT by FlyingEagle
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To: BenLurkin

Shakespeare did not write exclusively in iambic pentameter. His sonnets were of course written this way; however, in addition to iambic pentameter and blank verse (unrhymed iambic pentameter) his plays do contain some prose.


48 posted on 09/06/2013 6:02:23 PM PDT by goodwithagun (My gun has killed fewer people than Ted Kennedy's car.)
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49 posted on 09/06/2013 7:36:17 PM PDT by RC one
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To: barmag25

Random thoughts about the list:

2. Bruce Springsteen: You ain’t got nothin’ on Edwin Starr, bro. (good gawd, y’all!)

4. Ed Asner: I thought you were dead?

8. Jackson Browne: Hit any defenseless women lately, dude?

9. Janeane Garofalo: I can’t believe I had a crush on you when I was in high school.

13. Danny Glover: I can honestly say I’ve never seen any of your movies. Don’t think I missed much.


50 posted on 09/06/2013 7:37:07 PM PDT by DemforBush (Bring me the head of Alfredo Garcia!)
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