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It’s official: Hollywood is the hidden “Ministry of Propaganda”
Alan B. West ^ | 1/27/14 | Alan West

Posted on 01/27/2014 9:49:18 PM PST by Impala64ssa

Recently a left-wing writer for The Atlantic referred to the movie Lone Survivor as propaganda. Obviously, this person really can’t tell fact from fiction, but then again liberal progressives don’t live in the real world of facts.

On that same note, the Obama administration is now going to the makers of make-believe for help in promulgating the grand lie and scheme known as Obamacare.

As reported by John Nolte on Breitbart.com

According to an email invitation sent out by the Writers Guild East and obtained by Breitbart News, members of the Hollywood elite and the Obama Administration will be gathering in the middle of next month for a panel titled, “The Affordable Care Act: Comedy, Drama & Reality – Portraying ObamaCare in TV & Film.” Julie Green Bataille, a director at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), will represent the Obama administration.

See the whole invitation here.

Now folks, in the truest sense of the Orwellian definition, that is propaganda. The left-wing Norman Lear Center is co-sponsoring the event. As Nolte says, “Two powerful left-wing Hollywood organizations combining with the federal government’s powerful CMS is not something to be taken lightly.”

You’re darn tootin’ and imagine if a Republican administration went to members of Hollywood about promoting a failing conservative policy in TV and film? What would the Left have said if President Bush’s administration went to screenwriters to inject positive stories about the Iraq combat operation as part of the surge?

Nolte also makes another great observation:

This invitation should serve as a reminder that, with rare exceptions (that only prove the rule), Hollywood is not filled with brave rebels, iconoclasts, and individual thinkers; but rather they are servants eager to do their government’s bidding and who understand that success in the entertainment business means never coloring outside the lines of left-wing conformity.

Now we have to be on the lookout for subliminal messaging intertwined in our regular daily programming and movie scripts that seek to conform us to a certain political agenda. Are we far away from a day when we’re told to tune in for the daily indoctrination? Oh wait — maybe that’s The View or the mass same-sex wedding production number on the Grammys last night.

If this doesn’t concern every American — who is mostly blissfully unaware because the mainstream liberal progressive media isn’t reporting it — then we deserve the fate that awaits us.

Ladies and gentlemen, this represents a clear and present danger to our Republic. If Obamacare was such a good “policy” then why all these backdoor actions? And remember, Hollywood doesn’t do anything for free – who’s paying for this? And if Hollywood and these writers are doing this for free, it’s even more disconcerting because it means America has a hidden Ministry of Propaganda.

The progressive socialists are incapable of governing and legislating. Therefore they pursue force, coercion, deception, and propaganda to enable their ends. All hands on deck, all in, we’ve got to spread the word on this and force the Obama administration to abandon this endeavor. If this means turning off television and not going to movies, we need to send a message to Hollywood. Are you with me?


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: alanwest; hollyweird; hollywood; liberalagenda; obamacare
More proof that Joe McCarthy was right after all.
1 posted on 01/27/2014 9:49:19 PM PST by Impala64ssa
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To: Impala64ssa

Joe wasn’t involved in the Hollywood thing


2 posted on 01/27/2014 9:56:30 PM PST by Ready4Freddy
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To: Impala64ssa
"Comedy, Drama & Reality"

How about a classic Greek style tragedy?
3 posted on 01/27/2014 10:02:06 PM PST by Telepathic Intruder (The only thing the Left has learned from the failures of socialism is not to call it that)
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To: Ready4Freddy

Joe wasn’t involved in the Hollywood thing


Joe WHO?... surely you do not mean Joseph McCarthy?..

Hollywood has been a communist cell group for at least 60 years.. maybe 75... Still IS..

Of course some of the Communists are really Fascists..
Some are Nazi’s...
All three are just forms of Socialism..

Progressive is another “MASK” they use..
But all are “DEMOCRATS”... for democracy and overthrowing this Republic..


4 posted on 01/27/2014 10:14:09 PM PST by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: Ready4Freddy

I stand corrected, it was the HUAC, they were both correct in their assessment of commie infiltration.


5 posted on 01/27/2014 10:15:29 PM PST by Impala64ssa (You call me an islamophobe like it's a bad thing.)
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To: Impala64ssa

I’m with West : BOYCOTT ALL HOLLYWOOD MOVIES

Only see those , which like Lone Survivor , tell a true and honest story about our troops and how great they are . All the other BS fantasies , skip them . Not one dime more to these s#itheads . Allen has a great idea : Boycott


6 posted on 01/27/2014 10:15:52 PM PST by LeoWindhorse
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To: Impala64ssa

Hidden?


7 posted on 01/27/2014 10:22:17 PM PST by RichInOC (No! BAD Rich! (What'd I say?))
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To: Impala64ssa

It’s hidden? They’re doing a bloody poor job of hiding anything. It’s totally blatant.


8 posted on 01/27/2014 10:32:33 PM PST by Politicalkiddo (Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it. -M. Twain)
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To: Impala64ssa

They are only getting more blatant at what they have been doing all along. If the elections laws had any actual real teethe to them a big junk of TV and movie revenues would have to be recorded, and limited, to regulation set limits on “in-kind” political contributions.


9 posted on 01/27/2014 10:33:42 PM PST by Wuli
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To: Impala64ssa

We saw an example last night at the Grammy Awards.


10 posted on 01/27/2014 10:35:05 PM PST by jonrick46 (The opium of Communists: other people's money.)
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To: Impala64ssa

There must be a backdoor money thing going on that we do not know about. I say, follow the money. Always follow the money.


11 posted on 01/27/2014 10:37:14 PM PST by jonrick46 (The opium of Communists: other people's money.)
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To: Impala64ssa

!


12 posted on 01/27/2014 10:45:07 PM PST by skinkinthegrass (The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun..0'Caligula / 0'Reid / 0'Pelosi)
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To: Impala64ssa

“Now we have to be on the lookout for subliminal messaging intertwined in our regular daily programming and movie scripts that seek to conform us to a certain political agenda.”

“NOW?”

Love ya Allen, but a person would have to have been living on an island for 50 years to not have known this all along. It’s not like some great surprise.

Of course, considering how even the right can’t live without it’s daily soma distributed over 500 channels, perhaps it IS a surprise.


13 posted on 01/27/2014 10:56:24 PM PST by Norm Lenhart
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To: Impala64ssa

What I meant to say was the Grammy Awards last night was a blatant example of the Hollywood Left’s control over world entertainment. It was an example of the 60s era Left rising up like a Phoenix from the ashcan of history just in time to make their impact on the upcoming election cycle. We know that’s where it is heading.


14 posted on 01/27/2014 11:06:42 PM PST by jonrick46 (The opium of Communists: other people's money.)
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To: Impala64ssa

I wrote about this scandal, 2 days ago..

THE LIBERAL HOLLYWOOD SCANDAL, EXPOSED BY OBAMACARE.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3115945/posts


15 posted on 01/27/2014 11:16:12 PM PST by carlo3b (Corrupt politicians make the other ten percent look bad.. Henry Kissinger)
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To: Impala64ssa

I dare say it wasn’t hidden. It was completely in our face from the time we born.

We only hid it from ourselves because the fantasy was always better than the truth.


16 posted on 01/27/2014 11:55:40 PM PST by UCANSEE2 (I forgot what my tagline was supposed to say)
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To: UCANSEE2

..”We only hid it from ourselves because the fantasy was always better than the truth”...

Well said UCANSEE2 Well said...


17 posted on 01/27/2014 11:57:46 PM PST by caww
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To: Impala64ssa
This invitation should serve as a reminder that, with rare exceptions (that only prove the rule), Hollywood is not filled with brave rebels, iconoclasts, and individual thinkers; but rather they are servants eager to do their government’s bidding and who understand that success in the entertainment business means never coloring outside the lines of left-wing conformity.

Hollywood's a bunch of conformists... they sold out to the Nazis in the 40's...

18 posted on 01/28/2014 6:12:50 AM PST by GOPJ (Liberals never let something as petty as being 100% wrong stop them - Blood of Tyrants)
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To: hosepipe
“Joe WHO?... surely you do not mean Joseph McCarthy?..”

Why yes, yes I do.

*Senator* Joe McCarthy wasn't involved in the *House* Committee on Un-American Activities (aka HUAC). HUAC's proceedings led to the Hollywood blacklist when JM was a freshman Senator w/o portfolio.

19 posted on 01/28/2014 8:20:23 AM PST by Ready4Freddy
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To: Impala64ssa; hosepipe

Several ironies in the McCarthy story - Venona, the SIGINT project that eventually proved McCarthy in large part correct (to the public when declassified), was run by the Army Signal Corps, a primary target of his 1953 Army hearings. And...

Related to the above, Venona had already revealed a number of infiltrators before and during McCarthy’s tenure, but the Signal Corps wasn’t about to make McCarthy’s committee privy to the intel (both for operational security, and out of spite, I suspect).

Also, a two-fer - McCarthy also sought to expose homosexuals in the US govt (1st irony, Roy Cohn much?), and, Venona exposed the Cambridge Four (Five) spy ring, several members of which had been recruited via threats to out them. Not a threat that would probably work now, of course, but was definitely a security risk back then.


20 posted on 01/28/2014 8:54:06 AM PST by Ready4Freddy
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To: Impala64ssa
Movies - take them as they run - are fiction. I’m sorry, but I see no possible principled way of controlling the perspective projected by fiction, without outlawing storytelling altogether. NO SALE.
OTOH journalism is nonfiction - at least, journalists propagandize to the effect that they aren’t making it up - and journalists are in principle subject to libel suits if they misrepresent a living person. And that is what should be done to them - a good Alinsky tactic, holding them to their own professed standards - and those lawsuits should name the Associated Press and its membership, joint and several liability. And they should be RICO lawsuits for triple damages, and they should complain of torts against all conservatives - everyone who has donated to defending George Zimmerman, the Duke Lacrosse Three, etc., etc. And about the broadcast news that Gore had won Florida in 2000.

21 posted on 01/28/2014 10:09:42 AM PST by conservatism_IS_compassion ("Liberalism” is a conspiracy against the public by wire-service journalism.)
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