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  •  Hollywood and the War Machine (4+ / 0-)
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    NonnyO, Ginny in CO, protectspice, marina

    Did they take money from the military to make this flick? IDK but check this out...

    http://www.youtube.com/...

    "WAR IS PEACE FREEDOM IS SLAVERY FOX NEWS IS JOURNALISM"

    by FakeNews on Fri Feb 22, 2013 at 02:55:26 PM PST

    •  speaking of Hollywood and the war machine (6+ / 0-)

      (sounds like a rock group), it is nowhere as evident as during WWII and Capra's many efforts.  Bit offthread but Doc Channel has "The Negro Soldier" where Capra details the contributions of African Americans to WWII Allies war effort

    •  W.O.W... Wonderful film!!! (3+ / 0-)
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      Ginny in CO, marina, FakeNews

      I highly recommend watching this and listening intently to the whole conversation.  Guests are Oliver Stone, Michael Moore, and Chris Hedges, and Marwan Bishara is the host who asks insightful questions.

      I'm sick of attempts to steer this nation from principles evolved in The Age of Reason to hallucinations derived from illiterate herdsmen. ~ Crashing Vor

      by NonnyO on Fri Feb 22, 2013 at 05:03:39 PM PST

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      •  Second that. Very interesting discussion (2+ / 0-)
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        NonnyO, FakeNews

        Bishara had a short clip of Ike's MIC comment early on. Later when he was asking the three guests why we need  the military when we can impress so many around the world with the movies, it was like the MIC was too obvious to bring up again. I kept thinking, he really doesn't get that piece, they need to bring it home again.

        Thanks FN !

        "People, even more than things, have to be restored, renewed, revived, reclaimed and redeemed; never throw out anyone. " Audrey Hepburn "A Beautiful Woman"

        by Ginny in CO on Fri Feb 22, 2013 at 07:11:44 PM PST

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