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  •  racism-driven fear has been a key factor (0+ / 0-)

    in some of the gun crazy actions of our country.

    a key factor, certainly, even if you do not believe it is the only factor.

    and the film did not say it as the only factor.

    what is your alternative explanation, if you disagree with this one?

    who are all these folk scared of?  and why?

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    by TrueBlueMajority on Thu Apr 04, 2013 at 07:54:38 AM PDT

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    •  We Agree There More Reasons (0+ / 0-)

      My point, and the one I'm sticking with, is that Moore was entertaining, but in a deliberately obnoxious, bratty, and childish manner (not counting the cartoon format).  I could pull up any number of films that are similar, except for being racist or misogynist or fascist, because it's one note propaganda.  It was a straight up propaganda film with the usual tactics of utterly devaluing political opponents.

      It actually seems like several people here saw that cartoon, and that it was the only thing they took away from the movie. If that's what actually happened, Moore set back gun control efforts.

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      by bernardpliers on Thu Apr 04, 2013 at 09:00:40 AM PDT

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