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Old 08-20-2013, 09:56 PM
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I was warned not to see this piece of crap, but went anyway.

Crappy movie, but it does provide a revealing look into the leftist mind.

Set in 2154, the liberal/progressive/socialist cities are exactly where you'd think they be after a century of leftist policies: all are worse than Detroit is now. No money for infrastructure, rampant gangs, graffiti, corruption, etc.

But all the elites, which I'm assuming were UN types and other liberals, fled to a space station where they can live lives similar to those who grew up in the 1950. Yet left wingers hate the idea of the 1950s, right? Just one of the few ironies about what happens when statists rule.

Also, all white people, except Matt Damon, are evil. All minorities are nobel and smart and want freedom and liberty.

So the nobel minorities on Earth want the free health care on the space station, but the white people won't let them. So - and it takes most of the movie - they devise a plan to overthrow the elites.

Free health care for all!

This was the most overt propaganda I've ever seen. And while it didn't come from a statist government, it was something Leni Riefenstahl would have been proud of.

And the left wing nuts are wetting themselves discussing the movie's "message":

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jonath...b_3730374.html

So the leftists love this movie, which cost $115 million - much of which went to One Percenters Matt Damon and Jodi Foster - because it shows class inequality.

Liberals/progressives/socialists and Hollywood are indeed a bizarre people...
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There must be something wrong with me.

I went and saw the movie last Sunday. I liked it.

It wasn't the most awesomest movie I've ever seen, which quite possibly would have to be Lord of the Rings, but it wasn't bad. I thought the bad guy with the samurai sword was a bit much, but hey, samurai swords are pretty cool, no matter what century you live in.

I hadn't read anything about how liberal it was, or that it was some message movie, and candidly I just watched the movie for what it was - escapist fare with space scenes. I thought that Jodi Foster played an excellent heartless bitch.

If I'd known in advance I was going to see a liberal wet dream filled with subliminal messages, I probably wouldn't have liked it at all.

Glad I saw it before I read these threads on the forums......

Groucho said it best: "Sometimes a cigar is just a cigar".

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Liberals/progressives/socialists and Hollywood are indeed a bizarre people...
Precisely why I flat refuse to continue to support them by going to the movies. Every movie you go see is a loyal vote FOR more Hollywood and Liberalism

"Conservatives" can be bizarre as well.
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I liked it. the gun was cool...

hey folks its just a movie....
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I liked it. the gun was cool...

hey folks its just a movie....
And "Progressive" and "UN-Constitutional"....those are just words.

If you don't stand for what you believe, you are destined to serve those who do. Regardless of their beliefs.
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And "Progressive" and "UN-Constitutional"....those are just words.
repeat after me..its only a movie...is only a movie.....
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repeat after me..its only a movie...is only a movie.....
Repeat after me....

It's only freedom...it's only freedom
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Repeat after me....

It's only freedom...it's only freedom
yea that movie was a real threat to freedom... wow I see the light now.....
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looking forward for to "Enders Game" and the 3rd installment of "Atlas Shrugged"..
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yea that movie was a real threat to freedom... wow I see the light now.....
Had nothing to do with the movie per se.

Not sure you'll ever get it. Some do, some don't.

And many are even enjoying watching America's demise.

Sad,
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Had nothing to do with the movie per se.

Not sure you'll ever get it. Some do, some don't.

And many are even enjoying watching America's demise.

Sad,
As a prepper this should bother me why?
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looking forward for to "Enders Game" and the 3rd installment of "Atlas Shrugged"..
yes I was surprised that Atlas Shrugged would have a 3rd part.
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As a prepper this should bother me why?
Sry, I thought you were an American. My bad.
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Sry, I thought.
There's your problem....
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There's your problem....
You sure it's my problem?

Try it sometimes. Thinking (in case you can't figure it out)

The University of Hollywood you attend regularly isn't known for producing scholars

You should watch "Idiocracy". You'd probably relate to that one best
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I went to see it in one of the larger theatres with the larger screen, rocking seats, surround sound, extra leg room etc. and I really enjoyed it. Near the end when Damon was shooting the bad guy with the rifle with the exploding rounds, a guy on the other side of the room said out loud "I want one of those" to which I quickly, and even louder, replied "Amen". Everyone had a good laugh.
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You sure it's my problem?

Try it sometimes. Thinking (in case you can't figure it out)

The University of Hollywood you attend regularly isn't known for producing scholars
its just a movie....just a movie.......
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I went to see it in one of the larger theatres with the larger screen, rocking seats, surround sound, extra leg room etc. and I really enjoyed it. Near the end when Damon was shooting the bad guy with the rifle with the exploding rounds, a guy on the other side of the room said out loud "I want one of those" to which I quickly, and even louder, replied "Amen". Everyone had a good laugh.
I know those seats are a bit pricy but some movies are worth it...
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Precisely why I flat refuse to continue to support them by going to the movies. Every movie you go see is a loyal vote FOR more Hollywood and Liberalism


"Conservatives" can be bizarre as well.
No where near as Bazarre as Progressives (Liberals) The cancerous stench and `works` of Liberalism is a giveaway
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I want to see it looks like a good movie.
To me its a modern take on royalty living up in their castles while the peasants starved and tried to pay taxes and/or rent. Even having to had to work for free on church land ,leaving them less time to work on their own land to earn more money to pay the over lord.
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