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New Trailer for Dinesh D'Souza's "America": Watch George Washington Killed (Video)
The Hollywood Reporter ^ | March 7, 2014 | Paul Bond

Posted on 03/07/2014 1:09:18 PM PST by Biggirl

Dinesh D’Souza, the filmmaker behind 2016: Obama’s America who is out on $500,000 bond for allegedly violating campaign finance laws, was at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington on Friday to unveil a new trailer for his upcoming release, America, a movie that imagines the United States lost the Revolutionary War so therefore never existed.

(Excerpt) Read more at hollywoodreporter.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: dsouza; foundingfathers; washington
A what if? type of movie.
1 posted on 03/07/2014 1:09:18 PM PST by Biggirl
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To: Biggirl

I shutter to think what this world would be without courageous men like Washington! The girly boy in the WH now is doing all he can to create such a world.


2 posted on 03/07/2014 1:16:10 PM PST by albie
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To: Biggirl
Is this supposed to be a shock?

Half the peeps on FR would have the nazi drug death squads kicking in his door, and shooting Martha and the dog because he grew cannabis.

3 posted on 03/07/2014 1:17:47 PM PST by rawcatslyentist (Jeremiah 50:32 "The arrogant one will stumble and fall ; / ?)
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To: Biggirl

Sounds like it should have been a Harry Turtledove novel!


4 posted on 03/07/2014 1:18:20 PM PST by bigbob (The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly. Abraham Lincoln)
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To: rawcatslyentist

You mean that Washington grew pot? You got to be kidding me!


5 posted on 03/07/2014 1:19:23 PM PST by Biggirl (“Go, do not be afraid, and serve”-Pope Francis)
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To: Biggirl

I like alternate history, so I’ll be seeing it. Help the man get some of his bond money back from some trumped up charges from the Obama Administration.


6 posted on 03/07/2014 1:24:50 PM PST by 12th_Monkey (One man one vote is a big fail, when the "one" man is an idiot.)
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To: rawcatslyentist

Careful, Mr hyperbole.


7 posted on 03/07/2014 1:28:22 PM PST by vpintheak (I will not comply!)
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To: Biggirl

His account was banned. He must have been a troll.

The world would be worse off if America never existed.

Washington was the GREATEST American ever. HE made the Revolution, HE was the Revolution and HE birthed America, not once but three times - when the WON the war, when he WALKED AWAY from being a King and when he was elected the FIRST President and created the office now stained by the foulest demon in American History.


8 posted on 03/07/2014 1:34:10 PM PST by ZULU (Si vis pacem, para bellum)
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To: ZULU

“... a movie that imagines the United States lost the Revolutionary War so therefore never existed.”

That would be a leftist’s wet dream.


9 posted on 03/07/2014 1:37:29 PM PST by Brooklyn Attitude (Things are only going to get worse.)
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To: ZULU

Good that he was banned if he was a troll.


10 posted on 03/07/2014 1:37:31 PM PST by Biggirl (“Go, do not be afraid, and serve”-Pope Francis)
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To: Biggirl

He grew hemp for its strong fiber in textiles. A lot of folks did.


11 posted on 03/07/2014 1:37:45 PM PST by Bogey78O (We had a good run. Coulda been great still.)
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To: Brooklyn Attitude

D’Souza is one of us. I’m sure it has a powerful message.


12 posted on 03/07/2014 1:38:29 PM PST by ZULU (Si vis pacem, para bellum)
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To: rawcatslyentist

Only if he was torturing, murdering and raping while in the course of developing his business.

Legalize, sure, change the law first then use. Before then, you are funding some of the most cruel people that kill not only their competitors (no big deal), but also attack and sometimes kill Border Patrol Agents.


13 posted on 03/07/2014 1:42:20 PM PST by Hulka
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To: Biggirl

Patrick Ferguson had George Washington in his sights but decided not to shoot. He later was shot in the battle of King’s Mountain.


14 posted on 03/07/2014 1:43:59 PM PST by struggle
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To: Biggirl

Hemp, Washington grew hemp, which was used to make rope.


15 posted on 03/07/2014 1:45:09 PM PST by Eva
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To: 12th_Monkey

RE: I like alternate history, so I’ll be seeing it.

I hope this is better than Abraham Lincoln being a Vampire Slayer...


16 posted on 03/07/2014 1:45:25 PM PST by SeekAndFind
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To: bigbob

Except you won’t hear the same exact dialog being used over and over and over again!


17 posted on 03/07/2014 1:47:54 PM PST by VanDeKoik
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To: Biggirl

As much as I love Alt history, I still feel my stomach drop when the scenario has something to do with America being adversely affected in some way.

I will totally watch this on DVD, but I think I’ll skip the part with Washington getting killed.


18 posted on 03/07/2014 1:52:30 PM PST by VanDeKoik
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To: SeekAndFind

That movie was so BAD it almost became good.

But the fight scene on horse back was awesome. I LMAO


19 posted on 03/07/2014 1:55:44 PM PST by 12th_Monkey (One man one vote is a big fail, when the "one" man is an idiot.)
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To: Biggirl

Don’t know how the movie will handle this hypothetical. However, here are some predictions I think reasonable had we lost the Revolutionary War.

North America would still have been settled by Europeans dominated by British culture. IOW, a really large Canada.

At some point during the later 19th century, the center of gravity of the Empire would have shifted to North America.

Without the salutary effect of losing the war, there may have been greater resistance by the British to allowing Dominion status or equivalent to “the colonies.” Which might very well have meant another whack at Revolution.

Indians would have been treated, at least initially, less harshly than by the USA.

There would have been no Civil War. Correlation of forces against South too great with Canada and UK added in. Compensated emancipation for the slaves.

British Empire might never have conquered India. Energies diverted to nearer and more profitable North America.

There are much worse fates than being a really large Canada or Australia.


20 posted on 03/07/2014 1:56:43 PM PST by Sherman Logan
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To: Eva
Wikipedia:
Hemp (from Old English hænep) is a commonly used term for high growing varieties of the Cannabis plant and its products, which include fiber, oil, and seed. Hemp is refined into products such as hemp seed foods, hemp oil, wax, resin, rope, cloth, pulp, paper, and fuel.

21 posted on 03/07/2014 1:58:46 PM PST by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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To: Biggirl

“Dinesh D’Souza. . . who is out on $500,000 bond for allegedly violating campaign finance laws. . . “

Ha! That alone proves that he is no D’Emocrat!

I think that George Washington was in fact killed, accidentally by his physician. Interesting man, certainly the greatest American ever. He would not scratch an itch if he had to scratch it through clothing — that’s the kind of discipline he had. He was a good dancer, a military genius, an expert surveyor, and a shrewd businessman. Sure, he grew hemp, distilled spirits, hanged derelicts, and employed Alexander Hamilton. So what?


22 posted on 03/07/2014 2:11:45 PM PST by Unknowing (Now is the time for all smart little girls to come to the aid of their country.)
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To: struggle
Washington easily could have been killed in the battle of Princeton early in 1777. The equestrian statue of Washington in Washington, DC, represents him in this battle.

Whether the war could have been won without his leadership, God only knows.

23 posted on 03/07/2014 2:31:45 PM PST by Verginius Rufus
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To: OneWingedShark

Yes, that is correct. Washington was not growing hemp to smoke it.


24 posted on 03/07/2014 2:51:19 PM PST by Eva
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To: SeekAndFind

I’m sorry. I grew up with elderly grandparents who were not too far removed from Lincoln and the Civil War. Daddy once said that slavery was on the way out due to the proliferation of automation. Sorry. I don’t see Lincoln as a hero; that was a useless war.


25 posted on 03/07/2014 2:58:28 PM PST by Twinkie (John 3:16)
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To: Biggirl

JULY FOURTH, people.

Get your money ready and tell all your friends.


26 posted on 03/07/2014 3:05:50 PM PST by gaijin
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To: ZULU

No he isn’t. Oldest trick in the book.


27 posted on 03/07/2014 3:22:51 PM PST by Cyber Liberty (H.L. Mencken: "The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule.")
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To: rawcatslyentist

I love it when FReepers pop in and tell us all how “most of us” are.


28 posted on 03/07/2014 3:23:00 PM PST by Cyber Liberty (H.L. Mencken: "The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule.")
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To: Eva; Biggirl
Yes, that is correct. Washington was not growing hemp to smoke it.

Irrelevant, according to Raich.

29 posted on 03/07/2014 3:39:03 PM PST by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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To: Twinkie
I’m sorry. I grew up with elderly grandparents who were not too far removed from Lincoln and the Civil War. Daddy once said that slavery was on the way out due to the proliferation of automation. Sorry. I don’t see Lincoln as a hero; that was a useless war.

I agree with that assessment — those that assert that slavery could only be ended by war are idiots, ignorant of history (see William Wilberforce).

30 posted on 03/07/2014 3:41:55 PM PST by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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To: Biggirl

Even if Washington had died and we had lost the war, it seems inevitable to me that we would have broken free from the British eventually. America had simply become too large and populous to control so far from the British Isles.


31 posted on 03/07/2014 5:57:53 PM PST by Corporate Democrat
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To: Biggirl

I was surprised to see D’Souza’s “2016:Obama’s America” played full-length and apparently unedited (except for commercial breaks) on the TVGuide Channel on the local Comcast Cable system a few weeks back - pretty potent anti-Obama info to be played out in the open for everyone to see by Comcast.....


32 posted on 03/07/2014 9:11:49 PM PST by Intolerant in NJ
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To: Cyber Liberty

No WHO isn’t Washington????


33 posted on 03/08/2014 1:05:15 AM PST by ZULU (Si vis pacem, para bellum)
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To: rawcatslyentist

That was a laugh...

Are you suggesting we have conservative statists on board?


34 posted on 03/08/2014 1:33:38 AM PST by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: Cyber Liberty

In fairness, the poster said “half”.


35 posted on 03/08/2014 1:35:40 AM PST by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: ZULU

No, the poster in question isn’t “banned.” He posted that in his profile to make it look like he was.

Oldest trick in the book.


36 posted on 03/08/2014 7:45:27 AM PST by Cyber Liberty (H.L. Mencken: "The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule.")
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To: Bogey78O
Hemp was the oil in the engine of commerce up until the advent of the steam engine.

Yes TJ partook of the First Gift. It is such a useful plant, the only thing criminal about it is, it being declared criminal!

“I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.”
“I predict future happiness for Americans if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.”
“If people let government decide what foods they eat and what medicines they take, their bodies will soon be in as sorry a state as are the souls of those who live under tyranny.”
TJ the original American Gangster!

Every time the Drug Nazis kick in someones door, they kick in TJ's!

37 posted on 03/09/2014 6:14:09 PM PDT by rawcatslyentist (Jeremiah 50:32 "The arrogant one will stumble and fall ; / ?)
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