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Chris Noth: Another 'Brain Dead' Actor
Townhall.com ^ | October 24, 2013 | Larry Elder

Posted on 10/24/2013 3:59:07 AM PDT by Kaslin

Add another actor to the list. Chris Noth, currently starring in "The Good Wife," played Detective Mike Logan on "Law & Order" and "Law & Order: Criminal Intent," and "Mr. Big" on "Sex and the City." Noth has now outed himself -- as yet another liberal. Worse, his moronic anti-GOP, anti-tea party comments put him into the category of "brain dead" Hollywood liberal, to use an expression from playwright David Mamet.

Noth, unhappy with the partial government shutdown, tweeted this thoughtful analysis: "Highest level of racism was shown yesterday when Republicans forced a shutdown of our government. Mostly because our President is black." Naturally, he weighed on the tea party: "Every tea party member should be horsewhipped." Get it? Opposition to Obamacare ... is racist!

Mamet, in 2008, wrote an article for the "Village Voice" called "Why I Am No Longer a Brain-Dead Liberal." He described his conversion from the typical Noth-like Hollywood mindset:

"As a child of the '60s, I accepted as an article of faith that government is corrupt, that business is exploitative and that people are generally good at heart. These cherished precepts had, over the years, become ingrained as increasingly impracticable prejudices. Why do I say impracticable? Because although I still held these beliefs, I no longer applied them in my life. ... I began reading not only the economics of Thomas Sowell (our greatest contemporary philosopher) but Milton Friedman, Paul Johnson and Shelby Steele, and a host of conservative writers, and found that I agreed with them: A free-market understanding of the world meshes more perfectly with my experience than that idealistic vision I called liberalism."

Noth confidently displayed his bigotry toward Republicans and the tea party because he knows that where he works most people think just like that -- or they're are smart enough to shut up if they don't.

Ben Shapiro, attorney and talk show host, wrote "Primetime Propaganda: The True Hollywood Story of How the Left Took Over Your TV." Conservative actors, writers, producers and staffers, Shapiro writes, are blatantly discriminated against: "The television industry is ... ideologically xenophobic. Most conservatives in Hollywood don't work today, at least not openly. That's not because conservatives are untalented or unqualified or incapable of empathy, as many on the left ridiculously contend. It's because liberals employ a mirror form of McCarthyism on a large scale."

In fairness to Noth, many Americans feel hostility toward Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Tex., and the House Republicans, and blame them for the partial shutdown. But Ted Cruz led the charge "mostly because our President is black"?!

Since 1976, there have been 17 "shutdowns" -- not counting the latest -- for a total of 110 days. In 15 of these cases, Democrats controlled the House. Were the Dems "hostage takers," "terrorists" and "anarchists"?

The shutdown was about Obamacare. Teamsters head James Hoffa, an Obamacare supporter, wrote a letter to Obama in which he said that Obamacare threatened the 40-hour workweek. Warren Buffett agreed that Obamacare should be "scrapped," and he warned of our healthcare market becoming "less and less competitive." Did they criticize Obamacare "mostly because our President is black"?

Noth believes Republican/tea party opposition to Obama is rooted in racism. How many of his Hollywood homies back Obama because he is black? Did Noth tweet about fellow actor Samuel L. Jackson? Jackson explained why he supported the then-Senator from Illinois in 2008: "I voted for Barack because he was black. 'Cuz that's why other folks vote for other people -- because they look like them."

Since Noth is concerned about "racism," one wonders how he feels about a recent poll that asked Hispanic, black and whites this question: As between Hispanics, blacks and whites, which group is most racist? More Americans (37 percent) believe most blacks are racist, versus 15 percent saying most whites are racist and 17 percent believing Hispanics are racist. Even blacks consider blacks the most racist. Thirty-one percent of blacks, according to the poll, said blacks are the most racist, 24 percent said whites and 15 percent said Hispanics. Mr. Noth, does this mean that blacks' hostility toward President George W. Bush was "mostly because our President was white"?

Polls have long asked Americans if they would vote for a black person for president. In 1960, about 40 percent said yes. By 1980, 80 percent said yes. More recently, in a 2006 Times/Bloomberg poll, 97 percent said yes. But more Democrats (at 4 percent) than Republicans (at 3 percent) ruled out voting for a black candidate.

Reckless charges of racism are standard operating procedure for the Hollywood left. But the election and re-election of the first black president presents a challenge. When the evidence demonstrates the declining significance of race, how can leftists continue to complain about its alleged significance? Answer: expand the definition of "racism." At one time, hostility toward a race made one a racist. Today, mere opposition to a policy -- providing a black president is on the other side -- makes one not only a racist, but one in need of a "horsewhipping."


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Editorial
KEYWORDS: hollyweird; liberalism; teaparty; television

1 posted on 10/24/2013 3:59:08 AM PDT by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin

“As a child of the ‘60s,”

Obviously, Noth’s brain never developed beyond age 10.


2 posted on 10/24/2013 4:04:14 AM PDT by fivecatsandadog (IMPEACH OBAMA NOW!)
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To: Kaslin
Sadly, leftist radicals use name calling because it gets results and doesn't require any intellectual effort. From today's American Thinker: Sticks and Stones

According to Dennis Prager, the Left's most successful tactic is name-calling, which creates an emotional barrier so formidable that millions of Americans vote for Leftist Democrats while not sharing their values. And, when Leftists call the opposition sexist, intolerant, xenophobic, homophobic, Islamophobic, racist, and bigoted, they avoid debates they can't win. He laments that it's almost impossible to name a leading conservative whom the dominant media have not marginalized as one or more of the foregoing.

3 posted on 10/24/2013 4:07:15 AM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: Kaslin

for decades now I’ve firmly believed that 99.9% of showbiz stars,big and not that big...as well as producers,directors,agents,etc...are worthless,filthy,despicable,amoral pieces of excrement.Film,TV,music...every branch of showbiz.And that goes even for the few whose work I enjoy.As for the low level folks connected to showbiz...the “key grips”,etc,etc,etc...I have no way of knowing what they’re about so I’ll refrain from judging them.


4 posted on 10/24/2013 4:07:45 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Osama Obama Care: A Religion That Will Have You On Your Knees!)
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To: Kaslin

I liked him when he was Detective Logan in the original seasons of “Law & Order,” but he hasn’t aged well. The right sort of man improve with age, but he isn’t, obviously.


5 posted on 10/24/2013 4:11:22 AM PDT by Tax-chick ("The heart of the matter is God's love. It always has been. It always will be."~Abp. Chaput)
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To: Kaslin
When the evidence demonstrates the declining significance of race, how can leftists continue to complain about its alleged significance?

Easy. They can knowingly lie.

6 posted on 10/24/2013 4:11:39 AM PDT by luvbach1 (We are finished.)
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To: Kaslin
They are bigoted and racist...but they deflect that on to others....

The talking point of the last two weeks are: The Tea Party are racists and the Republicans should win an election before attempting to stop Obamacare....

The lefty usually is dumbfounded when I ask for proof of the racism and than explain that we did win...that's how Cruz got to congress don't ya know...

The leftist Storm Troopers are usually dumbstruck and speechless by such simple and clear logic....

It's bad out there...and getting worse...
7 posted on 10/24/2013 4:12:20 AM PDT by PigRigger (Donate to http://www.AdoptAPlatoon.org - The Troops have our front covered, let's guard their backs!)
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To: Gay State Conservative

Since the media is owned by the Dems, we may as well treat them as government workers. Their views out them as such.

“Law & Order” is such liberal crap (white people are bad, unless they are liberal whites OK with sexual deviance, unconventional families, and the grievance industry); like many shows they initially bait the hook with “normal” programming then veer off into crazy-land.


8 posted on 10/24/2013 4:12:33 AM PDT by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic war against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: Kaslin

“Big” is dead to me... as are all of these people that denigrate my people and you heard me... CONSERVATIVES ARE MY PEOPLE!


9 posted on 10/24/2013 4:15:52 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: Kaslin

Hey sissy boy. I’ll see your horsewhip and raise you a .45 ACP.


10 posted on 10/24/2013 4:19:49 AM PDT by BigCinBigD (...Was that okay?)
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To: Kaslin

“Every tea party member should be horsewhipped.”

Considering that there are many blacks in the Tea Party, how does he reconcile that with his statement about racism? Dolt.


11 posted on 10/24/2013 4:22:22 AM PDT by MayflowerMadam ("A hyphenated American is not an American at all." Teddy Roosevelt)
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To: Kaslin

So, the tolerant liberal promotes physical violence as a response to political differences.

It’s 1933.


12 posted on 10/24/2013 4:29:46 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: Kaslin

“Highest level of racism was shown yesterday when Republicans forced a shutdown of our government. Mostly because our President is black.” Naturally, he weighed on the tea party: “Every tea party member should be horsewhipped.”

The Liberal, blindly servile and malicious lack of political sophistication in Hollywood never ceases to shock me.

He couldn’t express himself with less maturity, intellect or reason than if he spit on the ground in front of the Washington monument.

If THAT’S the extent of Liberal insight and shrewdness, then I am certain every Conservative on earth has read MORE Liberal political philosophy than any Liberal has EVER read Conservative political philosophy!!

How easily some people habituate themselves to intellectual servitude.

Minorities in America especially, walked away from one form of bondage to the acceptance of another, without blinking an eye. Because, what is it BUT bondage when an entire group thinks and votes as a block for 200+ years…yet continues in their complaint of oppression and exploitation??


13 posted on 10/24/2013 4:31:32 AM PDT by SMARTY ("The test of every religious, political, or educational system is the man that it forms." H. Amiel)
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To: Kaslin

My prior tag line was:

Which of Obama’s policies do you suppose I’d support if he were white?


14 posted on 10/24/2013 4:41:46 AM PDT by G Larry (Let his days be few; and let another take his office. Psalms 109:8)
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To: Kaslin

Pubbies need to beat the drum about how obama shut down the government because of a flawed obamacare and now he’s going to delay it by EO. Was the shutdown really worth it mr. president? And does this mean that while it is being delayed that, literally, millions more will go without ANY insurance now?


15 posted on 10/24/2013 4:44:11 AM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: G Larry

People see what he did for what it is; an attention ploy. Pay no attention to the rich boys and girls who keep praisin The One. They have no clue how real people live and what they go through. Their opinions mean nothing to the real people.


16 posted on 10/24/2013 4:45:18 AM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: Kaslin

‘Big’ is just another A-hole hiding in Hollywierd.


17 posted on 10/24/2013 4:57:55 AM PDT by harpu ( "...it's better to be hated for who you are than loved for someone you're not!")
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To: Kaslin

I can proudly say I never liked him. Lousy actor.

About 3 tiers below James Brolin aka Mr. Barbara Streisand.
And that’s not saying much.


18 posted on 10/24/2013 5:07:33 AM PDT by Vinnie
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To: Kaslin; All

“Stupid is, as stupid does...” ~~ Forrest Gump, 1994


19 posted on 10/24/2013 5:22:44 AM PDT by stevie_d_64 (It's not the color of one's skin that offends people...it's how thin it is.)
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To: Kaslin
Where do I get me some of that?
20 posted on 10/24/2013 5:23:50 AM PDT by ToastedHead
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To: Kaslin

Never heard of him.


21 posted on 10/24/2013 5:26:24 AM PDT by YourAdHere (If I had a son, he'd look like Trayvon's lawyer.)
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To: Kaslin
Noth is married to a black woman and as such, has developed the nasty habit of viewing everything through racial glasses. He has claimed that when he married her he received hate mail from ‘the south’ telling him he better not come down south with her. I smelled BS then as I do now. He's a product of Hollywierd and it shows.
22 posted on 10/24/2013 5:32:52 AM PDT by liberalh8ter (The only difference between flash mob 'urban yutes' and U.S. politicians is the hoodies.)
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To: Kaslin

It’s Hollyweird, they have proscribed viewpoints if you want to work in that business.


23 posted on 10/24/2013 5:35:32 AM PDT by GeronL
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To: Kaslin
Nothing "brain dead" about these people. They're true believers, because they want to believe. Call them "low information voters," "zombies," whatever. It would be a fatal mistake to dismiss them as being naive or stupid. I've stopped talking to family and friends back East. It's not because discussions have grown heated and confrontational. It's because I know they are lost to me.

We've always enjoyed heated, raucous, spirited political talk around the dinner table, and at family gatherings. This is different. Disturbingly different. Against all logic, they have all embraced a political ideology completely at odds with liberty and freedom. They are all in. Though affluent and highly educated, they want their "free lunch" and a benevolent dictator to guide them.

They perceive me as something dangerous; something to be controlled, watched, distrusted. And, yes, imprisoned if need be. Their talk of political opponents commonly uses such words as "hung," "shot," "hunted down," and "stoned to death." They view the people and the land beyond the D.C. beltway as alien, and vaguely threatening. I know they're not stupid. Their critical thinking skills are as sharp as mine. They've made their choice. I've made mine. I'm done with talking.

"They fear you because you are different. They hate you because you are free."

24 posted on 10/24/2013 5:36:38 AM PDT by PowderMonkey (WILL WORK FOR AMMO)
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To: Kaslin

Just another meat puppet.


25 posted on 10/24/2013 5:39:23 AM PDT by Kozak ("Send them back your fierce defiance! Stamp upon the cursed alliance! To arms, to arms.....")
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To: Kaslin
Chris Noth: Another 'Brain Dead' Actor

Why do these low IQ and uneducated individuals presume to tell us what to think just because they can read lines written by someone else?

26 posted on 10/24/2013 5:40:16 AM PDT by The Sons of Liberty (Who but a TYRANT shoves down another man's throat what he has exempted himself from?)
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To: Kaslin
To the homosexual, nothing in creation matters more than when they will get the next orgasm. It is on their minds 24/7, nonstop. Anyone who impedes or disapproves of this activity is the enemy. Everything you want to know about Noth can be learned through the prism of his homosexuality.
27 posted on 10/24/2013 5:41:18 AM PDT by Flavious_Maximus
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To: Kaslin

Hey, Big Sh**—I understand you finally made an “honest woman” out of Tara the Baby Mamma last year? Is she as BIG an imbecile as you are?


28 posted on 10/24/2013 5:43:13 AM PDT by Mamzelle
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To: Kaslin

He looks gay in the photo.


29 posted on 10/24/2013 5:44:31 AM PDT by WashingtonSource
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To: Kaslin

Strangely enough, and for what it worth, I bumped into this guy on 7th Avenue two Fridays ago coming back from a night at the great piano bar, Don’t Tell Mama. Noth was hailing a cab, wearing blue jeans and a cotton button down shirt. He spoke to us briefly and seemed nice enough. We were fans of Law and Order and especially Jerry Orbach and Fred Thompson.


30 posted on 10/24/2013 5:45:17 AM PDT by Captain Jack Aubrey (There's not a moment to lose.)
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To: Kaslin

It just dawned on me, duh, that latching onto saying opposition is racism is just a lazy person’s rationale for not being informed. It would be too much trouble to understand what is truth and might not fit their world view. So, yeah, racism is the reason because my man Obama is great.


31 posted on 10/24/2013 5:53:04 AM PDT by outinyellowdogcountry
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To: Kaslin

Obama shut down the government because he was black? Strong accusation.


32 posted on 10/24/2013 6:04:45 AM PDT by School of Rational Thought
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To: Kaslin

Thanks, Noth.

I have now watched my last episode of The Good Wife.


33 posted on 10/24/2013 6:43:05 AM PDT by ridesthemiles
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To: MayflowerMadam
Considering that there are many blacks in the Tea Party, how does he reconcile that with his statement about racism?

Because "those" blacks aren't really "blacks". They're all uncles and are all named "Tom".

FMCDH(BITS)

34 posted on 10/24/2013 7:24:33 AM PDT by nothingnew (I fear for my Republic due to marxist influence in our government. Open eyes/see)
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To: Kaslin

Chris Noth does do well in the private sector. He co-owns the Cutting Room which is a music venue. That is a tough tough business. Ron Wood and Mick Taylor will be playing there for a few nights. Just saying that at least Noth is a capitalist and not someone leaching off gov’t


35 posted on 10/24/2013 7:27:14 AM PDT by dennisw (The first principle is to find out who you are then you can achieve anything -- Buddhist monk)
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To: luvbach1

Can or do?


36 posted on 10/24/2013 7:36:05 AM PDT by Kaslin (He needed the ignorant to reelect him, and he got them. Now we all have to pay the consequenses)
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To: PigRigger
Republicans should win an election before attempting to stop Obamacare....

When I heard that lying pos occupant of 1600 Pennsylvania Ave say that last week, my thoughts were can he get any more arrogant?

37 posted on 10/24/2013 7:39:47 AM PDT by Kaslin (He needed the ignorant to reelect him, and he got them. Now we all have to pay the consequenses)
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To: LibLieSlayer

So are mine


38 posted on 10/24/2013 7:40:46 AM PDT by Kaslin (He needed the ignorant to reelect him, and he got them. Now we all have to pay the consequenses)
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To: Vinnie

I don’t think I ever watched that show, and if I did, I can count it on one hand and still have most of my fingers closed.


39 posted on 10/24/2013 7:45:46 AM PDT by Kaslin (He needed the ignorant to reelect him, and he got them. Now we all have to pay the consequenses)
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To: ridesthemiles

I have never watched it, and never will.


40 posted on 10/24/2013 7:48:00 AM PDT by Kaslin (He needed the ignorant to reelect him, and he got them. Now we all have to pay the consequenses)
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To: Kaslin
Can or do [lie]?

Both of course.

41 posted on 10/24/2013 7:52:29 AM PDT by luvbach1 (We are finished.)
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To: Kaslin

Who?


42 posted on 10/24/2013 7:52:47 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Kaslin

Never a doubt dear friend!


43 posted on 10/24/2013 9:07:23 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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