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  • FREEPER COMING UP ON MIKE GALLAGHER RADIO SHOW AT 10:30 AM.

    12/29/2004 7:23:07 AM PST · by crushkerry · 21 replies · 1,132+ views
    www.crushkerry.com (soon to be www.anklebitingpundits.com) ^ | 12/29/04 | www.crushkerry.com (soon to be www.anklebitingpundits.com)
    Following up on his succesful TV debut on Hannity and Colmes last night Patrick Hynes, a freeper whose screen name is Kerry Crusher is scheduled to appear on the the nationally syndicated Mike Gallagher radio show this morning at 10:30 am. You can listen live at this link, but only if you are a "premium member" of the Mike Gallagher website. You can sign up for a one month membership for $4.95 if you choose by clicking this link. The topic will be the "Oscarworthiness" of "Passion of the Christ" as well as (he thinks) some discussion of the "red/blue...
  • REMINDER: FREEPER COMING UP ON HANNITY AND COLMES

    12/28/2004 6:32:35 PM PST · by crushkerry · 16 replies · 851+ views
    www.crushkerry.com (soon to be www.anklebitingpundits.com) ^ | 12/28/04 | www.crushkerry.com (soon to be www.anklebitingpundits.com)
    As stated in this thread Freeper Pat Hynes (aka Kerry Crusher) is scheduled to be on Hannity and Colmes at about 9:45.
  • FREEPER SCHEDULED AS GUEST ON HANNITY AND COLMES TONIGHT!!!

    12/28/2004 9:18:13 AM PST · by crushkerry · 151 replies · 9,553+ views
    www.crushkerry.com (soon to be www.anklebitingpundits.com) ^ | 12/28/04 | www.crushkerry.com (soon to be www.anklebitingpundits.com)
    Patrick Hynes, a freeper whose screen name is Kerry Crusher is scheduled to appear on Hannity and Colmes tonight. The topic will be the "Oscarworthiness" of The Passion of the Christ as well as (he thinks) some discussion of the "red/blue state" political ramifications of the movie. He's been told his liberal counterpart will be a movie critic who doesn't like the movie. For those that don't know Pat is the proprietor of the websites www.crushkerry.com and www.passionforfairness.com. His "real job" is as a media and campaign consultant for the GOP consulting firm of Marsh, Copsey & Scott He has...
  • MSNBC names "Fahrenheit 9/11" one of the best films of the year (but not "The Passion").

    12/25/2004 6:39:20 PM PST · by mowkeka · 29 replies · 612+ views
    MSNBC's website ^ | 12/25/04 | mowkeka
    Ho / Reuters File -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- “Fahrenheit 9/11” (Michael Moore). Political cartoonists have won Pulitzers for more partisan attacks than Moore’s indictment of the Bush administration, yet he’s been pilloried by the right and the left. Yes, the movie is guilty of cheap shots, but in a year crowded with political documentaries (“Bush’s Brain,” “Outfoxed”), “Fahrenheit” gradually emerged as the most entertaining and the most prophetic. http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/6738144/
  • Year's Top Religion News: Gibson's 'Passion' and Bush's Re-election

    12/22/2004 12:07:57 PM PST · by kattracks · 6 replies · 331+ views
    NewsMax.com ^ | 12/22/04 | Carl Limbacher
    President Bush's re-election and Mel Gibson's "The Passion of the Christ" have tied for first place as the top religion story of 2004. "Some studies credited evangelicals with providing Bush with his margin of victory," noted Religion Newswriters Association, which polled journalists who write about issues of faith for the secular media. Fifty-one percent of the members named Gibson as Religion Newsmaker of the Year. Bush came in second with 40 percent. Sen. John Kerry's sudden embrace of religion late in the presidential campaign did not make the top 10, though the Massachusetts Democrat figured in the list's No. 4...
  • Oscaring Mel Gibson (American Spectator article by Freeper)

    12/22/2004 6:28:44 AM PST · by crushkerry · 25 replies · 817+ views
    American Spectator ^ | 12/22/04 | Patrick Hynes (freeper)
    Both the Golden Globes and the Broadcast Film Critics passed over The Passion of The Christ for any major nominations this year. The American Film Institute made no mention of The Passion in its 2004 best films of the year announcement. And according to USA Today's Oscar Oracle, The Passion isn't on the radar screen for even a single nomination when the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences hands out nominations at the end of January. In the shadow of a public debate over the propriety of the words "Merry Christmas" at department stores, a big battle in the...
  • Oscaring Mel Gibson (Why isn’t his Passion in line for even a single Academy Award?)

    12/22/2004 12:04:15 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 39 replies · 1,766+ views
    The American Prowler ^ | 12/22/2004 | Mail this to a Friend
    Both the Golden Globes and the Broadcast Film Critics passed over The Passion of The Christ for any major nominations this year. The American Film Institute made no mention of The Passion in its 2004 best films of the year announcement. And according to USA Today's Oscar Oracle, The Passion isn't on the radar screen for even a single nomination when the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences hands out nominations at the end of January. In the shadow of a public debate over the propriety of the words "Merry Christmas" at department stores, a big battle in the...
  • Frank Rich, Times Show True Anti-Christian Colors

    12/17/2004 9:49:11 AM PST · by missyme · 57 replies · 1,355+ views
    Passionoffairness ^ | Dec 17th, 2004
    In perhaps the most horribly bigoted piece I have ever read in my life, Frank Rich from the New York Times this morning excoriates Mel Gibson, Christians, Christmas and just about everything else that is good in America. It’s a long piece, but the whole gist of it can be summed up by the fact that Rich calls Christmas “pervasive.” And a merry one to you, too, Mr. Rich. Says Rich on Gibson and The Passion: As we close the books on 2004, and not a moment too soon, it's clear that, as far as the culture goes, this year...
  • 2004: The Year of 'The Passion'(long whine)

    12/16/2004 7:16:49 PM PST · by Pikamax · 21 replies · 1,022+ views
    Nytimes ^ | 12/19/04 | Frank Rich
    December 19, 2004 FRANK RICH 2004: The Year of 'The Passion' By FRANK RICH ILL it be the Jews' fault if "The Passion of the Christ," ignored by the Golden Globes this week, comes up empty in the Oscar nominations next month? Why, of course. "Hollywood is controlled by secular Jews who hate Christianity in general and Catholicism in particular," William Donohue, president of the Catholic League, explained in a colloquy on the subject recently convened by Pat Buchanan on MSNBC. "It's not a secret, O.K.?" Mr. Donohue continued. "And I'm not afraid to say it. That's why they hate...
  • A 'Passion' for defamation

    12/15/2004 5:36:15 PM PST · by 4.1O dana super trac pak · 30 replies · 1,144+ views
    New York Daily News ^ | 12/16/2004 | Rush & Molloy
    There's nothing like ecumenical spirit for the holidays.Jewish viewers are still agog over Catholic League President William Donohue's comments on MSNBC's "Scarborough Country" the other night.Asked by guest host Pat Buchanan what he thought of the success of Mel Gibson's controversial "The Passion of the Christ," Donohue contended that "Hollywood is controlled by secular Jews who hate Christianity in general and Catholocism in particular. "It's not a secret, okay? And I'm not afraid to say it. That's why they hate this movie. It's about Jesus Christ.Rabbinical firebrand Shmuley Boteach, who was also on the show, shot back: "That is a...
  • Campus Crusade for Christ Sues Mel Gibson over Passion

    12/13/2004 3:21:06 PM PST · by Alex Murphy · 38 replies · 993+ views
    Holy Observer ^ | February 16, 2004
    Ministry claims the actor's movie is "a blatant rip off" of their JESUS filmLOS ANGELES, CA – In a flurry of controversy that just won't blow over, Mel Gibson's film The Passion of the Christ – which has seen a storm of criticism from Jewish groups who fear the movie will stir anti-Semitism - seems destined for a dustup with an unlikely opponent and recent ally. Lawyers for Campus Crusade for Christ International have filed papers in US District Court alleging that The Passion of the Christ, which tells the story of the final 12 hours of the life of...
  • Golden Globes Prefer 'Kinsey' to Gibson's 'Christ'

    12/13/2004 8:29:58 AM PST · by crushelits · 37 replies · 1,083+ views
    newsmax.com ^ | Monday, Dec. 13, 2004 9:01 | newsmax
    Hollywood Foreign Press Association today failed to nominate Mel Gibson's "The Passion of the Christ" in any categories for its Golden Globes, which often forecast the race for the Academy Awards. Instead the group nominated another biopic for best drama: "Kinsey," which whitewashes sex researcher Alfred Kinsey's interest in pedophilia. Also nominated for best movie drama: "The Aviator," starring Bush-bashing actor Leonardo DiCaprio; "Closer," starring Bush-bashing actresses Julia Roberts and Natalie Portman; "Finding Neverland," starring Bush-bashing actor Johnny Depp; "Million Dollar Baby," starring Bush-bashing actress Hillary Swank; and "Hotel Rwanda," about the African genocide that Bill Clinton and U.N....
  • HOLLYWOOD SNUBS MEL—AGAIN-Golden Globes Ignores Mel Gibson

    12/13/2004 12:31:00 PM PST · by gina girl · 76 replies · 3,848+ views
    The Catholic League ^ | Dec. 13, 04
    http://www.catholicleague.com/04press_releases/quarter4/041213_passionsnubbed.htm
  • The Oscar Battles of "Passion," "9/11"

    12/11/2004 7:44:53 AM PST · by crushelits · 14 replies · 491+ views
    passionforfairness.com ^ | Dec. 11, 2004 | Joal Ryan
    The red-state warriors and blue-state battlers are at it again. This time, the goal isn't the White House. It's the Oscar. In one color-coded corner: Conservative groups pushing for nominations for The Passion of the Christ. In the other color-coded corner: Proud liberal Michael Moore pushing for nominations for Fahrenheit 9/11. If the contrast holds, Academy Award season may bare more than a passing resemblance to this fall's divisive general election. Promises Patrick Hynes: "It will be all that and more." Hynes is a senior account executive at the Washington, D.C.-based GOP consulting firm Marsh Copsey + Scott. This...
  • Catholic-Jewish panel hits Gibson movie

    12/10/2004 10:31:17 PM PST · by kattracks · 23 replies · 715+ views
    Washington Times ^ | 12/11/04 | Julia Duin
    Ten months after Mel Gibson's "The Passion of the Christ" reached blockbuster status, an interfaith group of Catholics and Jews is still finding fault with the film, calling it a "notorious" reminder of Europe's anti-Semitic past.     The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) and the U.S. Catholic-Jewish Consultation Committee recently called the film a "modern version of the notorious medieval Passion Plays which so often over the centuries have triggered riots against the Jews of Europe." [snip]"The Passion" is now angling for a place in the Oscar Award lineup for best picture, director, actor and cinematography, and is among...
  • The People Choice Awards

    12/10/2004 9:06:57 PM PST · by tbird5 · 1 replies · 261+ views
    nationalreview.com ^ | Dec.11.2004 | Lopez, Kathryn Jean
    While Michael Moore lobbies the Academy for his Oscar in Variety and the like, you can vote for the non-Oscar-campaigning Mel Gibson's The Passion of the Christ for a People's Choice award here. Voting is winding down this weekend, fyi. Gibson partner Bruce Davey said of Oscar lobbying: "This film should be judged on its artistic merit, not on who spends more money for advertising. That's really what the academy was meant to be and to celebrate." Meanwhile, you may not be an academy member, but you can have your say here if you think The Passion is worth commendation...
  • Mel Gibson and the Maccabees

    12/08/2004 11:31:33 AM PST · by missyme · 66 replies · 3,470+ views
    Beliefnet ^ | Dec 8th, 2004
    Anyone who took offense at Mel Gibson’s "The Passion of the Christ", with its depiction of Jewish leaders condemning Jesus, should get ready soon to be offended all over again. Gibson, it is reported, has his heart set on doing a movie version of the story commemorated by Hanukkah. His text will be the novel "My Glorious Brothers" by Howard Fast. Ironically, this book is a sentimental favorite with the older-generation Jewish audience that also tends to be the main financial supporter of Gibson’s primary antagonist, the Anti-Defamation League, which led the drive to condemn "The Passion" as anti-Semitic. The...
  • AT CHRISTMAS, GIBSONS 'PASSION' STILL STIRS AMERICA

    12/08/2004 5:47:33 AM PST · by RepCath · 1 replies · 232+ views
    Mich News ^ | Dec 7, 2004 | J. Grant Swank, Jr.
    Jesus told His disciples, "They hate me. They will hate you." That’s in the record. Jesus said it, if we conclude the record to be historically accurate. Right there is the nub of the current regarding Gibson’s movie, THE PASSION. Can we take the accounts in the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John as historically accurate? Or are they trumped up in some passages? Are they fabricated in others? When at Harvard Divinity School, my first class in New Testament rattled my ears. The professor, a tall fellow wearing clerical collar, informed the room that we basically would dismiss...
  • What Is a Dead Language Doing in the 21st Century?

    12/05/2004 7:12:01 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 211 replies · 5,186+ views
    e3mil.com ^ | 12/04/2004 | Sue Reilly
    Across the nation, schools are re-introducing Latin into their curricula. While Latin’s visibility is highest in private and homeschool settings, it is mounting a comeback in the public school system as well. This remarkable phenomenon brings to mind our often-ignored connection to the Roman and Greek civilizations of the ancient world. What Is Old Is New Again Latin’s stability makes it unique among languages still in use. Although centuries ago its grammar and vocabulary became essentially frozen (thus earning the designation “dead”), this language of the Roman Empire did not disappear — thanks largely to its status as the Roman...
  • 'Passion' vs. 'Fahrenheit'(Gibson's Passion boffo box office presaged Bush win)

    12/05/2004 1:21:21 PM PST · by Liz · 34 replies · 986+ views
    THE WASHINGTON TIMES ^ | 11/119/04 | Scott Galupo
    The presidential race is over, but two more campaigns that directly track the red-blue split of that contest are gearing up in Hollywood. In the red corner: Mel Gibson's "The Passion of the Christ," the $370-million-grossing muscle flex from heartlanders who couldn't care less what the metropolitan reviewing press thought about them or the movie. Their turnout at the box office, perhaps, presaged the surprisingly big turnout for President Bush at the polls. In the blue: the anti-Bush "Fahrenheit 9/11," which director Michael Moore pulled from consideration in the Academy Awards' documentary category, his eyes on the best-picture prize instead....