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Totally Unworthy Liberal Icons
Jewish World Review ^ | June 15, 2014 | Alicia Colon

Posted on 06/16/2014 4:31:11 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

There was a time when we would honor symbols of excellence that had some significant achievements that deserved our adulation. Whether it be enormous talent, superior intelligence, political or business success, etc. there would be something in the makeup of one's character that generated praise. I am having a very difficult time figuring out now why so many liberal icons come up short on substance unless it's thanks to media dishonesty. Two of the most dubious icons who continue to garner liberal endorsements are Jane Fonda and Hillary Clinton.

Last week Jane Fonda was presented with the American Film Institute's 42nd Life Achievement Award at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. For the life of me I can't imagine why. Did she get it for her Academy Award for Klute; her exercise videos; for looking great at 76; or for being a traitor? Let's face it; the Academy Awards are no longer about quality in performances. After all, Lee Marvin got it for a comedy western instead of Rod Steiger who gave an outstanding performance in The Pawnbroker. Julia Roberts received hers in 2000 for Erin Brokovich for cursing and showing her bra straps instead of Ellen Burstyn who acted her heart out in Requiem for a Dream. Fonda's award for Best Actress was given before she committed treason by giving aid and comfort to the enemy on her visit to Hanoi in 1972. I'm sure the sycophants who gushed about her at the AFI show were either ignorant of her past or diehard Kool-Aid-drinkers. I've lost respect for all of them.

The popularity of her exercise videos may be due in part for the fact that most of those who bought the videos had no idea who "Hanoi Jane" was thanks to the mainstream media muting her past....

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TOPICS: Editorial
KEYWORDS: hillary; hollywood; janefonda; vietnam

1 posted on 06/16/2014 4:31:11 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Who's a worthy liberal icon?
2 posted on 06/16/2014 4:35:48 PM PDT by Steely Tom (How do you feel about robbing Peter's robot?)
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To: Steely Tom

Aren’t many. Maybe Nat Hentoff. BTT


3 posted on 06/16/2014 4:36:45 PM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: Steely Tom

I thought Paul Newman was a fairly honest liberal, but I may be prejudiced a bit because my Mom went to hs with him.


4 posted on 06/16/2014 4:37:04 PM PDT by nascarnation (Toxic Baraq Syndrome: hopefully infecting a Dem candidate near you)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

5 posted on 06/16/2014 4:44:40 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement ("World Peace 1.20.09.")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
I'm sure the sycophants who gushed about her at the AFI show were either ignorant of her past or diehard Kool-Aid-drinkers.

All were dyed-in-the-wool lefties as far as I could tell who knew very well what Hanoi Jane had done,

6 posted on 06/16/2014 4:49:19 PM PDT by luvbach1 (We are finished. It will just take a while before everyone realizes it.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

We gotta blame that one on Rush.

Without him, she’d just be another low paid California ambulance chaser.

Now she’s on the November ballot for State Senate


7 posted on 06/16/2014 4:50:04 PM PDT by nascarnation (Toxic Baraq Syndrome: hopefully infecting a Dem candidate near you)
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To: Steely Tom
Who's a worthy liberal icon?

The few who could be placed in that category later became conservatives; most notably, Ronald Reagan.

8 posted on 06/16/2014 4:51:34 PM PDT by luvbach1 (We are finished. It will just take a while before everyone realizes it.)
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To: Steely Tom

I just didn’t like that movie at all - Requiem for a Dream. I was glad to see Julia win at the time. She was a nice person then....now? Debatable sometimes.


9 posted on 06/16/2014 4:58:47 PM PDT by napscoordinator (Governor Scott Walker 2016 for the future of the country!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The article starts off with hanoi jane’s completely void acting career and asks the question “lifetime achievement of what?”

It then asks the same question of hitlery klintoon. The author’s conclusion is ALMOST correct. Hers is:

“The reality is that Hillary would never have achieved anything of substance on her own if she hadn’t been married to Bill.”

The correct statement (with all due respect) is:

“The reality is that Hillary would never have achieved any POSITION of substance on her own if she hadn’t been married to Bill.”

hitlery has never achieved anything of substance.


10 posted on 06/16/2014 5:02:14 PM PDT by freedumb2003 (AGW "Scientific method:" Draw your lines first, then plot your points)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Jane Fonda also helped cripple the nuclear power industry.



11 posted on 06/16/2014 5:07:55 PM PDT by Bratch
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To: Steely Tom

Thomas Jefferson is a worthy liberal icon. He was certainly no liberal in the current corrupt sense of the word but he’s an icon for them.


12 posted on 06/16/2014 5:11:22 PM PDT by muir_redwoods (When I first read it, " Atlas Shrugged" was fiction)
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To: freedumb2003
Absolutely correct! I think I made that statement about Hillary a couple of days ago. She rode in on Bill's back and now she is on her own and makes a fool out of herself every time she opens her mouth.
13 posted on 06/16/2014 5:12:36 PM PDT by Ditter
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To: napscoordinator

You mean the Julia Roberts who said republican is in the dictionary after reptile and before repugnant?


14 posted on 06/16/2014 5:24:15 PM PDT by driftless2 (For long term happiness, learn how to play the accordion.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

ping


15 posted on 06/16/2014 5:24:43 PM PDT by Sivad (NorCal red turf)
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To: driftless2

I could b wrong, but i think it was years after her Academy win.


16 posted on 06/16/2014 5:30:15 PM PDT by napscoordinator (Governor Scott Walker 2016 for the future of the country!)
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To: Steely Tom

Isn’t Ted Kennedy considered a liberal icon? Where’s his headstone at? I gotta take a leak.


17 posted on 06/16/2014 5:40:19 PM PDT by Lurkina.n.Learnin
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Whatevers left of Jane Fonda's soul will stand before God, one day soon.

It will be an interesting judgement to observe...for those of us who believe in human souls, and in final judgement.

18 posted on 06/16/2014 5:41:49 PM PDT by sarasmom (Extortion 17. A large number of Navy SEALs died on that mission. Ask why.)
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To: Steely Tom
Getting your face on a urinal sticker and having them stuck in urinals across the country makes one an icon and worthy of an award
19 posted on 06/16/2014 5:45:48 PM PDT by reefdiver (Be the Best you can be Whatever you Dream to be)
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To: nascarnation

fu liberal


20 posted on 06/16/2014 6:05:59 PM PDT by american_ranger
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To: Lurkina.n.Learnin

Arlington....and it has already been “leaked” on...;-)


21 posted on 06/16/2014 6:14:03 PM PDT by SgtBob (Freedom is not for the faint of heart. Semper Fi!)
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To: american_ranger; nascarnation

Hey, fella....El Rushbo admitted screwing the pooch on the nasty slut. Guess yer gonna tell him “fu liberal”....

Reckon YOU don’t listen to Rush quite regular....I admonish you to not be rash, or quit PWD (posting while drunk)...


22 posted on 06/16/2014 6:20:04 PM PDT by SgtBob (Freedom is not for the faint of heart. Semper Fi!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; sickoflibs; fieldmarshaldj; BillyBoy; Clintonfatigued; NFHale; GOPsterinMA
Julia Roberts received hers in 2000 for Erin Brokovich for cursing and showing her bra straps instead of Ellen Burstyn who acted her heart out in Requiem for a Dream.

Hey, at least Joan Allen didn't win for playing a RINO turned rat Senatrix and Vice Presidential appointee in that piece of crap "The Contender".

23 posted on 06/16/2014 10:25:49 PM PDT by Impy (RED=COMMUNIST, NOT REPUBLICAN)
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To: driftless2
You mean the Julia Roberts who said republican is in the dictionary after reptile and before repugnant?

That's the one.

"Pretty Woman" my left big toe. Sela Ward looks better than her. So does Megan Mullally!

Jesus Christ: You can’t impeach Him and He ain’t going to resign.




24 posted on 06/17/2014 1:36:35 AM PDT by rdb3 (Get out the putter, this one's on the green.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Liberal icons hide behind whatever they can, subvert whatever they can, are perpetual adolescents, have no hope for being mentally healthy and will always be psychotic.

IMHO


25 posted on 06/17/2014 5:21:44 AM PDT by ripley
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To: american_ranger

Was that in regard to my post about Paul Newman or Sandy Fluke?


26 posted on 06/17/2014 6:14:41 AM PDT by nascarnation (Toxic Baraq Syndrome: hopefully infecting a Dem candidate near you)
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To: Impy; 2ndDivisionVet; sickoflibs; fieldmarshaldj; BillyBoy; Clintonfatigued; NFHale; Perdogg; ...

Remember who “they” are when it comes to buying tickets to “their” movies or buying “their” crap in general: “they” are the ENEMY!

Personally, if there is/was a movie or album from a leftist that I wanted, I would either borrow it from the library and copy it or buy it used. No royalties for “them”.

Like I’ve posted several times on here, if I’m invited to a Red Sox game, for example, I will not spend a penny while I’m in the stadium. I will not support open, proud leftist loons (Red Sox ownership). I’ll eat/drink before or after a game (at a non-Red Sox owned establishment), but I won’t spend a penny while I’m there. Stare the beasts, one cent at a time.


27 posted on 06/17/2014 6:52:40 AM PDT by GOPsterinMA (Khent is not stable... be advised...)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Hanoi Janey...

Like an STD... just won’t go the hell away.


28 posted on 06/17/2014 7:05:52 AM PDT by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: GOPsterinMA; Impy; 2ndDivisionVet; sickoflibs; fieldmarshaldj; BillyBoy; Clintonfatigued; ...

“...Starve the beasts, one cent at a time...”

True that, however, wherever, whenever you can.

Same with places that prohibit concealed carry. I won’t patronize them.


29 posted on 06/17/2014 7:11:06 AM PDT by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: NFHale; All

Amen!!!


30 posted on 06/17/2014 7:12:00 AM PDT by GOPsterinMA (Khent is not stable... be advised...)
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To: rdb3

There are a number of left-wing actors who are excellent actors despite their obnoxious politics. Roberts is neither that good looking nor a very good actor. Totally overrated.


31 posted on 06/17/2014 5:11:10 PM PDT by driftless2 (For long term happiness, learn how to play the accordion.)
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To: napscoordinator

‘Requiem for a Dream’ was awful.


32 posted on 06/18/2014 11:07:57 AM PDT by Borges
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To: Lurkina.n.Learnin

LOL I don’t miss that big fat murdering bastard one bit.


33 posted on 06/18/2014 11:09:07 AM PDT by angcat
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To: muir_redwoods

He supported the Jacobins. A lot of people here don’t like him.


34 posted on 06/18/2014 11:09:40 AM PDT by Borges
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