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Robert Duvall Blasts 'The Butler': 'Atrocities in South Committed By Democrats'
Breitbart ^ | 3/13/14 | John Nolte

Posted on 03/13/2014 5:44:06 PM PDT by blueyon

In an interview with the Daily Beast, living legend and Oscar-winner Robert Duvall blasted the Civil Rights film "The Butler" as "very inaccurate." The 83 year-old star added, "JFK had one of the worst Civil Rights voting records," and "All the atrocities in the South were committed by the Democratic Party."

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Good for him...teach some facts instead of the big lie
1 posted on 03/13/2014 5:44:06 PM PDT by blueyon
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To: blueyon

Thank you Robert but, per hairy reid-iculous, you’re probably just a liar like the rest of the Koch brother zombies.


2 posted on 03/13/2014 5:45:56 PM PDT by rktman (Ethnicity: Redneck. Race: Daytona 500)
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To: blueyon

I love the smell of liberal heads exploding in the morning. It is the smell of victory.


3 posted on 03/13/2014 5:53:12 PM PDT by forgotten man
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To: blueyon

Be careful Mr. Duvall. You speak to much truth for the Hollywood zombie crowd.


4 posted on 03/13/2014 5:53:41 PM PDT by 4yearlurker (Some people say that experts agree!!)
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To: blueyon

distant relative to General Robert E. Lee
I salute you sir !


5 posted on 03/13/2014 5:54:57 PM PDT by LeoWindhorse
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To: forgotten man
I love the smell of liberal heads exploding in the morning. It is the smell of victory.

 photo napalminthemorning.jpg

6 posted on 03/13/2014 5:57:38 PM PDT by don-o (He will not share His glory and He will NOT be mocked! Blessed be the name of the Lord forever!)
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To: 4yearlurker
At the age of 83 I don't think he cares what any of those pea brains think. Robert looks damn good for 83. I saw him in a movie from 2 years ago and he looks like he's in his early 70’s.
7 posted on 03/13/2014 5:58:08 PM PDT by peeps36 (I'm Not A Racist, I Hate Douchebags of All Colors)
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To: LeoWindhorse

And his dad was a rear admiral.


8 posted on 03/13/2014 5:59:43 PM PDT by RoosterRedux (The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing -- Socrates)
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To: blueyon

Modern “liberals” have another big lie that although Democrats once supported slavery, they’ve all become Republicans now. So whatever lesson you take from history, they will just make up whatever lie they need to cover their collective behinds.


9 posted on 03/13/2014 6:00:20 PM PDT 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: blueyon

GO GUS!!!


10 posted on 03/13/2014 6:00:35 PM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: blueyon
As Churchill said, " a lie can make it half way round the world before the truth can find it pants."

We conservatives are finding our pants.

11 posted on 03/13/2014 6:01:28 PM PDT by RoosterRedux (The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing -- Socrates)
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To: blueyon

democrats were also the slave owners in the south

the KKK were democrats

MLK Jr was a republican

all true... and enough to make libs even more crazy


12 posted on 03/13/2014 6:02:38 PM PDT by sten (fighting tyranny never goes out of style)
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To: blueyon

Al Gore’s father voted against the Civil Rights Act. Yet the racist “Butler” director bashed Reagan.


13 posted on 03/13/2014 6:03:18 PM PDT by montag813
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To: LeoWindhorse

Dems, Forbus, Fulbright, Wallace, Gore. RFK wiretapped MLK’s phone and taped his room.

The GOP used to have the blacks and in the days of Reagan they did better than now economically.


14 posted on 03/13/2014 6:03:46 PM PDT by Zenjitsuman (New Boss Nancy Pelosi)
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To: don-o

Charlie don’t surf!


15 posted on 03/13/2014 6:04:23 PM PDT by dainbramaged (Don't tell me, I'll tell you.)
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To: peeps36

One of my favorite Duvall film’s is “Second-hand Lions.” It’s about a kid who inherits a bunch of money from his Uncles. Just a great family movie.


16 posted on 03/13/2014 6:05:37 PM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist (15 years of FReeping! Congratulations EEE!!)
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To: Zenjitsuman

they must be slippin something into the corn pone these days , either that or Oprah has figured out how to hypnotize colored folks thru the TV


17 posted on 03/13/2014 6:08:02 PM PDT by LeoWindhorse
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To: blueyon

You lie!

/s


18 posted on 03/13/2014 6:09:38 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: forgotten man

Someday this political war’s gonna be over . . . .


19 posted on 03/13/2014 6:13:17 PM PDT by dagogo redux
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist; LS
It is a great family movie that Hollywood used to make. Duvall was just wonderful, Cane was the best brother ever and Haley the best nephew ever. Love that fight at the diner. : )
20 posted on 03/13/2014 6:16:50 PM PDT by Chgogal (Obama "hung the SEALs out to dry, basically exposed them like a set of dog balls..." CMH)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

I loved him in the Great Santini.


21 posted on 03/13/2014 6:17:21 PM PDT by funfan
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To: don-o

“Lance Johnson..the surfer?”


22 posted on 03/13/2014 6:19:43 PM PDT by bobby.223 (L)
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To: blueyon

He mentioned that 1/3 of Freedmen in New Orleans fought for the South. According to famed historian John Hope Franklin, Freedman in New Orleans were more likely to own slaves than whites.


23 posted on 03/13/2014 6:22:26 PM PDT by .45 Long Colt
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To: Chgogal

That diner is the Cele store, just down the road from me.

http://www.celestore.com/


24 posted on 03/13/2014 6:27:58 PM PDT by davetex (Location: The Alamo)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

I love that movie too! Especially the scene with the salesman who actually sells something to the brothers-a skeet throwing machine.


25 posted on 03/13/2014 6:28:03 PM PDT by Maine Mariner
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To: blueyon

finally poked long enough to defend the truth. good.


26 posted on 03/13/2014 6:33:16 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: blueyon
I enjoyed all the Duvall movies I have ever seen. I'll make a point to watch the ones I haven't seen. He did some great movies.
27 posted on 03/13/2014 6:33:28 PM PDT by FR_addict
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

I think one of my favorites is True Confessions, a re-imagining of the Black Dahlia murder case in post World War II LA( far better than the Dahlia movie with Scarlett Johanson)Robert Duvall and Robert DeNiro play brothers, one a cop, one a priest, both flawed.


28 posted on 03/13/2014 6:33:54 PM PDT by crazycatlady
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To: blueyon

Wow, good for him for telling the truth. The biggest lie in modern American politics isn’t that Republicans hate blacks, it’s the lie that Dems give 2 sh*ts about them, as we used to say. (sorry for that language but it’s the only phrase that suits.)


29 posted on 03/13/2014 6:36:18 PM PDT by jocon307
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To: Telepathic Intruder

So true


30 posted on 03/13/2014 6:39:00 PM PDT by ncpatriot
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To: FR_addict

Here he is in 1962 in an Alfred Hitchcock Show episode !

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T5jlKEV2fb4


31 posted on 03/13/2014 6:39:19 PM PDT by sushiman
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To: FR_addict

In addition to True Confessions, catch Tender Mercies. Although the novel The Handmaids Tale is overrated, the movie isn’t bad and he has some good scenes with the late Natasha Richardson.
He also has a small part in Crazy Heart with Jeff Bridges.


32 posted on 03/13/2014 6:41:47 PM PDT by crazycatlady
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To: sushiman

He’s 83 years old?? Hard to believe!

Love Robert Duvall!


33 posted on 03/13/2014 6:43:10 PM PDT by LibsRJerks
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To: rktman

He’s pro infant death and his wife might vote Democrat next time because the Republicans are so ‘messed’ up?

Meh


34 posted on 03/13/2014 6:43:19 PM PDT by stirrinthepuddin
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

Thanks blueyon.


35 posted on 03/13/2014 6:45:33 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist; ansel12
I'll go out on a bit of limb and add Tender Mercies to the list of exceptional Robert Duvall films.

The reason why I prefaced my recommendation with "out on a limb" is that those preferring action movies will be greatly disappointed as I found out when I screened it for some colleagues a few years back. There are no exploding cars, eye-dazzling special effects and not a single gunshot is fired in the ~90 minute runtime. They derided Tender Mercies as a boring chick flick.

Instead what makes this gentle film, for which Duvall won a much-deserved Oscar, so compelling is its story of redemption as a broken-down country singer, Mac Sledge (Duvall), turns his life around thanks to the Christian love of Rosa Lee (Tess Harper, known nowadays as Jesse Pinkman's mom in Breaking Bad). Above and beyond the finely crafted story, is its depiction of Texas, the South and, most of all, Christianity. There's not the typical mocking of the Southern Evangelical. Instead the scene of Mac Sledge's baptism in a Conservative Texas church is handled with respect and dignity. And if you don't get a wee bit misty-eyed when Sledge sings "Wings of a Dove", then you're lying! :)

Yes, sure I like Duvall as Tom Hagen, "Bull" Meechum and even Boo Radley, but I think his role as Mac Sledge is his finest.


I pinged you ansel12 since I think you might like it if you haven't already seen it.
36 posted on 03/13/2014 6:51:40 PM PDT by re_nortex (DP - that's what I like about Texas)
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To: crazycatlady

30 posts and no mention of Lonesome Dove?


37 posted on 03/13/2014 6:53:59 PM PDT by VRWCarea51
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To: re_nortex

I’ve seen the thread.


38 posted on 03/13/2014 6:56:13 PM PDT by ansel12 ((Libertarianism offers the transitory concepts and dialogue to move from conservatism, to liberalism)
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To: VRWCarea51
30 posts and no mention of Lonesome Dove?

Post #10 alludes to it.

39 posted on 03/13/2014 6:56:56 PM PDT by re_nortex (DP - that's what I like about Texas)
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To: blueyon

I have the following “Quick History Lesson” printed on Post-Its and leave them in various places:

14th Amendment giving citizenship to freed slaves:
94% Republican support; 0% Democrat support

13th Amendment abolishing slavery:
100% Republican support; 23% Democrat support

15th Amendmennt - the right to vote for all:
100% Republican support; 0% Democraat support

Democrats have so brainwashed their idiot constituency that the minorities have no idea about the truth.


40 posted on 03/13/2014 7:00:01 PM PDT by MayflowerMadam
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To: VRWCarea51

No matter what I am doing....I will stop to watch if Lonesome Dove is on. He was amazing in that role!


41 posted on 03/13/2014 7:01:46 PM PDT by karatemom
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To: sten
Sometimes when I get into this type of discussion with someone, who I realize is a liberal, and won't accept the rewriting of history of the left, I ask them, "was Jim Jones on the far left, or far right"?

After they adamantly declare the far right, I inform them that one of Jones's favorite sayings was "let those on the opiate of religion come into the enlightenment of socialism". And, that he called his church "apostolic socialism".

They never accept the truth!
42 posted on 03/13/2014 7:03:50 PM PDT by MMaschin
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To: funfan

I loved him in the Great Santini.

My absolutely favorite role that he ever did. Until I saw Lonesome Dove.


43 posted on 03/13/2014 7:07:22 PM PDT by Cyman (We have to pass it to see what's in it= definition of stool sample)
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To: FR_addict

I just watched “Wrestling Ernest Hemingway” tonight, never saw it.

It was pretty good! (I didn’t have high expectations, and didn’t know he was in it, but my wife wanted to watch it)

My favorite was “Open Range”. Also, “Lonesome Dove” and “Secondhand Lions”.

Great Stuff!


44 posted on 03/13/2014 7:11:13 PM PDT by rlmorel ("A nation, despicable by its weakness, forfeits even the privilege of being neutral." A. Hamilton)
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To: MMaschin

Not to mention the fact that the lefties in San Francisco were enamored with him. Jimmy Carter even thought he had promise.


45 posted on 03/13/2014 7:11:35 PM PDT by Lurkina.n.Learnin (This is not just stupid, we're talking Democrat stupid here.)
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To: Chgogal

Yep. And I loved how they showed him giving “The Talk” to the young punks who accosted him.

Wonderful movie.


46 posted on 03/13/2014 7:12:25 PM PDT by rlmorel ("A nation, despicable by its weakness, forfeits even the privilege of being neutral." A. Hamilton)
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To: sushiman

Don’t forget his creepy turn in The Twilight Zone.


47 posted on 03/13/2014 7:12:52 PM PDT by SJSAMPLE
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To: VRWCarea51

I posted before I saw your post...does that count???


48 posted on 03/13/2014 7:13:38 PM PDT by rlmorel ("A nation, despicable by its weakness, forfeits even the privilege of being neutral." A. Hamilton)
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To: Lurkina.n.Learnin
Not to mention the fact that the lefties in San Francisco were enamored with him.

Including one Harvey Milk.

49 posted on 03/13/2014 7:14:42 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: karatemom

My favorite scene is when Woodrow Call rides his horse down the steet and beats the tar out of that tracker...


50 posted on 03/13/2014 7:15:10 PM PDT by rlmorel ("A nation, despicable by its weakness, forfeits even the privilege of being neutral." A. Hamilton)
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