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tjwash Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-11-07 10:43 AM
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20. Well that pretty much limits him to movies with Tom Cruise in it.
Poor guy...

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  -The, "I won't watch a show/movie because a Liberal or Conservative is involved" is just silly. trumad  Feb-11-07 07:54 AM   #0 
  - I don't understand why some people are obsessed with 24  PLF   Feb-11-07 08:00 AM   #1 
  - Isn't everything Propaganda?  trumad   Feb-11-07 08:02 AM   #2 
     - The Gilmore Girls is propaganda?  nathan hale   Feb-11-07 08:04 AM   #3 
     - Yes  JackRiddler   Feb-11-07 08:33 AM   #11 
     - You've got a point, but  nathan hale   Feb-11-07 03:30 PM   #26 
     - And all "entertainment" has at its core a worldview/set of values  deutsey   Feb-12-07 11:01 AM   #56 
     - No "Gilmore Girls' isnt' propaganda  geardaddy   Feb-11-07 04:53 PM   #30 
     - Have you ever heard someone talk about  Cerridwen   Feb-12-07 08:40 AM   #43 
     - If Lauren Graham is the propagandist, then I'm buying!  RGBolen   Feb-12-07 08:43 AM   #44 
     - Any Right Winger would think so  Lorien   Feb-12-07 09:14 AM   #46 
     - No, not even in the loosest sense of the word.  PLF   Feb-11-07 11:40 AM   #22 
        - 'loosest sense of the word' is exactly what makes propaganda...  Gabi Hayes   Feb-11-07 02:27 PM   #24 
           - and that's why I don't watch tv  PLF   Feb-11-07 04:31 PM   #27 
  - you are so far off  Wetzelbill   Feb-11-07 08:05 AM   #4 
  - Bit of a stretch on Stein...LOL  trumad   Feb-11-07 08:33 AM   #12 
  - People spend their money in support of whomever they wish but I make a choice  Toots   Feb-11-07 08:09 AM   #5 
  - So no bruce willis movies?  trumad   Feb-11-07 08:35 AM   #13 
     - Sad but true  Toots   Feb-11-07 08:48 AM   #15 
     - Stiller?  redqueen   Feb-12-07 11:19 AM   #60 
        - Oops I ain't so, I was meaning Ben Stein not Ben Stiller  Toots   Feb-12-07 06:18 PM   #93 
           - Nah... a perfectly understandable mistake...  redqueen   Feb-13-07 10:27 AM   #102 
     - I guess you let the Saudi Royals off the hook  stanwyck   Feb-12-07 09:37 AM   #50 
  - Well, your reasons for doing things are silly. - n/t  porphyrian   Feb-11-07 08:13 AM   #6 
  - i cant tolerate john wayne movies knowing what he did during the red scare.  bullimiami   Feb-11-07 08:14 AM   #7 
  - It depends if the show is promoting  mmonk   Feb-11-07 08:15 AM   #8 
  - If the movie is good and doesn't push an agenda so what who is in it.  illinoisprogressive   Feb-11-07 08:17 AM   #9 
  - In the case of 24 it has a clear agenda  JackRiddler   Feb-11-07 08:31 AM   #10 
  - BUT we are the bad guys  trumad   Feb-11-07 08:36 AM   #14 
  - Who's we?  JackRiddler   Feb-11-07 10:36 AM   #18 
     - I'm saying that we're the ones still controlling the actions of the bad guys  trumad   Feb-11-07 02:22 PM   #23 
  - I don't think the agenda is that clear  Stuckinthebush   Feb-12-07 08:32 AM   #41 
  - I refuse to give my money to any known repuke actor/company.  in_cog_ni_to   Feb-11-07 09:15 AM   #16 
  - if one cannot separate the art from the artist...  LanternWaste   Feb-11-07 09:17 AM   #17 
  - So you take the time to read well-known conservative liars?  Zhade   Feb-11-07 07:20 PM   #37 
     - I'm using Buckley as an example.  LanternWaste   Feb-12-07 07:46 AM   #40 
        - Well, it's not the same thing. Willis isn't paid to lie about liberalism; Buckley is.  Zhade   Feb-12-07 05:29 PM   #87 
           - I'll get a purified list of conservatives...  LanternWaste   Feb-12-07 05:40 PM   #89 
              - Conservatives rarely add anything artistic to the world.  Zhade   Feb-12-07 06:47 PM   #96 
  - I don't watch it because I don't watchTV. Watching a TV show isn't a political statement.  Beelzebud   Feb-11-07 10:39 AM   #19 
  - Well that pretty much limits him to movies with Tom Cruise in it.  tjwash   Feb-11-07 10:43 AM   #20 
  - Years ago I taught school along with an older  LibDemAlways   Feb-11-07 10:51 AM   #21 
  - If repugnant actors only play themselves, then their characters are unwatchable to me.  philosophie_en_rose   Feb-11-07 02:33 PM   #25 
  - I think the show is just plain bad.  Hissyspit   Feb-11-07 04:36 PM   #28 
  - There's something to that. Think about all the great creative works.  Zhade   Feb-11-07 07:26 PM   #39 
  - Not Silly At All  demrabble   Feb-11-07 04:40 PM   #29 
  - Does that go for all areas of entertainment?  trumad   Feb-11-07 04:55 PM   #31 
  - It Sure Does.  demrabble   Feb-11-07 04:57 PM   #32 
     - Wow...  trumad   Feb-11-07 06:40 PM   #33 
  - Agreed -- I feel the same way  LostinVA   Feb-12-07 01:32 PM   #78 
  - Trumad I'm with you  RamboLiberal   Feb-11-07 07:02 PM   #34 
  - Again, you might want to read this other opinion on "24"  The Count   Feb-12-07 01:01 PM   #67 
     - Thanks for the link. I gain some valuable insights following links on DU.  gratefultobelib   Feb-13-07 10:45 AM   #103 
  - Although it doesn't matter to some people,  Jack Sprat   Feb-11-07 07:07 PM   #35 
  - The producers hang around with a lying drug-trafficking asshole.  Zhade   Feb-11-07 07:12 PM   #36 
  - I agree  Katzenkavalier   Feb-11-07 07:23 PM   #38 
  - They tune out the best 70% of the entertainment industry, we tune out the worst 20%. Who's silly?  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   Feb-12-07 08:35 AM   #42 
  - I don't get cable for the same reasons! Buy Blue!  Breeze54   Feb-12-07 09:05 AM   #45 
  - Totally, vehemently, disagree  stanwyck   Feb-12-07 09:17 AM   #47 
  - Behind that thought is censorship and eliminationism  bryant69   Feb-12-07 09:20 AM   #48 
  - It's not censorship. It's refusing to subsidize  stanwyck   Feb-12-07 10:45 AM   #52 
     - I understand - you want to punish people for having the wrong opinion  bryant69   Feb-12-07 11:16 AM   #58 
        - Punishing? So, I have to give my time and money  stanwyck   Feb-12-07 12:18 PM   #62 
           - There's a lot of smoke here. I gather to shame me into silence?  bryant69   Feb-12-07 01:23 PM   #75 
              - Don't worry about the conservatives  stanwyck   Feb-12-07 02:09 PM   #80 
                 - Wait a second  bryant69   Feb-12-07 02:13 PM   #81 
                    - I think you're having a problem  stanwyck   Feb-12-07 03:55 PM   #83 
                       - Censorship need not be imposed by the government  bryant69   Feb-13-07 07:43 AM   #99 
                          - What we choose to boycott is a personal choice  stanwyck   Feb-13-07 09:36 AM   #100 
  - The most successful producer of all time is a Republican.  JacksonWest   Feb-12-07 09:32 AM   #49 
  - I disagree. I boycott FoxNoise but I don't "boycott" movies with Larry the Cable Guy, Dennis Miller  Czolgosz   Feb-12-07 10:06 AM   #51 
  - Got a different experience with Cars.  Touchdown   Feb-12-07 12:45 PM   #65 
  - I will stay away from shows/movies with rabid wingnuts in them...  truebrit71   Feb-12-07 10:48 AM   #53 
  - I can't wait for that new Fox show starring Kelsey Grammer and Patricia Heaton  peekaloo   Feb-12-07 10:49 AM   #54 
  - ALL of You are Silly  champt10   Feb-12-07 10:57 AM   #55 
  - In America, consumption is a political act.  lectrobyte   Feb-12-07 11:05 AM   #57 
  - Yeah, I guess it is, but I can't help it!  redqueen   Feb-12-07 11:17 AM   #59 
  - Worse off, why are you going to lack luster video to begin with?  Javaman   Feb-12-07 11:31 AM   #61 
  - It is because RWers always confuse the idea with the person  treestar   Feb-12-07 12:20 PM   #63 
  - Political ignorance.  Rex   Feb-12-07 12:21 PM   #64 
  - Here's why I don't watch "24": The Orwellian Ideology of 24"  The Count   Feb-12-07 12:53 PM   #66 
  - Have you actually seen the show?  Starbucks Anarchist   Feb-12-07 01:02 PM   #69 
     - Nope. I am not into "things that go boom" shows - especially with "terra"  The Count   Feb-12-07 01:13 PM   #72 
        - I'm from NYC, too, and do watch the show.  Starbucks Anarchist   Feb-12-07 01:23 PM   #74 
           - I see people advocating torture based on the show - that tells me plenty  The Count   Feb-12-07 06:28 PM   #94 
              - So ONE guy takes the show seriously, and that does it for you?  Starbucks Anarchist   Feb-13-07 09:45 AM   #101 
  - Many people (for some reason) find it hard to compartmentalize.  MJDuncan1982   Feb-12-07 01:01 PM   #68 
  - Tom Cruise  Madspirit   Feb-12-07 01:04 PM   #70 
  - I generally agree with you but  turtlensue   Feb-12-07 01:09 PM   #71 
  - Just recalled: been avoideng Mel Gibson long before his snuff movies/antisemitic  The Count   Feb-12-07 01:18 PM   #73 
  - Totally agree about Mel Gibson  Madspirit   Feb-12-07 01:24 PM   #76 
  - Battlestar Galactica and Buffy  Madspirit   Feb-12-07 01:29 PM   #77 
  - Buffy has a right-wing following because the wingnuts believe Sarah Michelle Gellar is one of them.  Czolgosz   Feb-12-07 05:28 PM   #86 
     - Myth  Madspirit   Feb-12-07 05:32 PM   #88 
        - it is NOT a myth that "the wingnuts believe Sarah Michelle Gellar is one of them"  Czolgosz   Feb-12-07 05:50 PM   #90 
        - I didn't doubt you..  Madspirit   Feb-12-07 06:00 PM   #91 
           - Also  Madspirit   Feb-12-07 06:02 PM   #92 
        - She is a REPEBLICAN. her answer to "Is Buffy a feminist" has all but "feminazi"  The Count   Feb-12-07 06:45 PM   #95 
           - She is An Avowed Democrat  Madspirit   Feb-12-07 07:13 PM   #98 
  - I think most of it is silly with a few exceptions  incapsulated   Feb-12-07 01:43 PM   #79 
  - I've never watched "24" but I notice the talking heads like to use  walldude   Feb-12-07 02:21 PM   #82 
  - I think those people are afraid of their own shadows.  trumad   Feb-12-07 04:01 PM   #85 
  - I can deal with Willis and Duvall - Malkovich is DEAD to me...  devilgrrl   Feb-12-07 04:00 PM   #84 
  - I agree. Jimmy Stewart was a very right wing hawk who supported the Vietnam War  WI_DEM   Feb-12-07 06:50 PM   #97 

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