Give That Man an Oscar…

…oh, wait – he already has one.

But after this, he won’t get another one.

Gerald R. Molen is an Oscar-winning film producer whose credits include “Rain Man,” “Minority Report,” “Twister,” “Schindler’s List” and “Jurassic Park.”  He absolutely hammers Obama and the Utopian, post-modern “progressive” culture at Breitbart’s Big Hollywood:

My fellow patriots,

As we sit in our comfort-laden abodes, sipping our lattes or pink lemonades and either wishing the snow would be gone for another year or baseball season would start so there was something interesting to do, the world continues to move forward. But as we seek other interests, we are not listening to the sounds emanating from the world around us. If you would listen carefully you would recognize the woeful sounds of America gasping for its very breath of life and its inner soul.

Yes, the sounds are there. We just don’t listen. We only hear (or see) what we want. As the country gasps for clarity of purpose, we the people figure someone or something else will come along and fix the problems for us. I don’t think so. The warning signs have been there for a long time. A very long time. It is my humble opinion that, during these turbulent times, we find ourselves in the dilemma of our lifetimes. As a country we have been either asleep or just too comfortable in our own cocoons to realize the depth of our plight.

An event took place in 2008 that changed the world we live in. It changed the face of America, it changed the direction of our moral values, it changed how we view the future and how we see ourselves as human beings and it changed the make up of our basic freedoms that we so irreverently tossed aside for entitlement freebies and empty promises by the engineers at the helm.

Thus, I have some questions; As we sit at the precipice of financial collapse from debt and entitlements, how much time do we have? Can we reverse course? What can we as individuals do? Who best to bring us back from the brink? Or are we too late?

The latter question first … are we too late? No. Not really. That is the one thing we do as Americans … once awakened from a slumber and the realization sinks in that we are in a pot of dirty soup up to our noses and some bunch of dirt bags are throwing in more slop to hopefully drown us in our own spittle, we fight. We fight hard and will win in the end because we always have.

It’s in our DNA. The sad part is we have to get to the point of losing everything before we stand tall and state unequivocally, “No more. Stop the madness. Stop it now!”

The event I speak of, of course, was the presidential election of 2008. We put a man in office, a man not really qualified to be a dog catcher, much less the most powerful man in the world. We refused to listen to what he was saying. We missed the first gasp of incredulity when he promised to transform America. Oh, we bought into the cliched slogans of “hope and change.” We liked his smile, his ability to read from a teleprompter, his super-friendly demeanor and his charismatic oratorical skills. Yeah, we jumped in with both feet thinking the country would show the world we had found our mojo and racism was gone forever.

Once again, our ears failed us. Our eyes failed us. We failed to hear that horrific sucking sound of our falling into the vortex of calm voices pushing us ever so gently but with assured and deft platitudes, into the hell of our own making.

We found that the dreaded four-letter word that could burn the eardrums of a sweet mother or even a hard-hearted father did not start with the letter ‘F.’ No, no … that would have been too simple. There are worse four-letter words that not only burn the eardrums but they singe the soul. They change life as we know it. They create an environment of hell on earth. And alas, sometimes they come wrapped in the promises of easy living, free lunches forever and fun times at the social picnic. But as the wrappings are peeled away and truth is revealed, and we see the four-letter words that imprison us with our own trappings. They become clear and defined. They are “fear and envy” and the worst four letter word of all, “hate.”

Hate fuels the fear, the envy, and we bind ourselves to the adversary by falling into the trap of each of them. We can never lose our awareness that those who perpetrate the lie and the hate by using their best tools of fear and envy and class warfare are alive and well and doing their very best to take our basic freedoms away from us. The word and its implications need to get lost from the lexicon of the American landscape. I realize that will be hard for the Left in America as it is what feeds their motivations and goals.

Another part of the ongoing dilemma is that the President surrounded himself with self-proclaimed Marxists, socialists, communists and progressives. Why? Is the answer that he embodies some or all of those ideological characteristics? I think so. Each of them arrived with an agenda to turn America into the vision of themselves and the despicable goal of changing America into a European style state of fear and class warfare. Sadly, we see it happening before our very eyes, but we refuse to stand up and make our presence and our voices known. That must change. We have to get involved. If we sit still for the usual emanations from Washington, D.C. and say nothing, do nothing, we will be nothing. Who to blame? Only ourselves.

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11 thoughts on “Give That Man an Oscar…

  1. WOW……………… who would have thought that there was still brain activity in Hollywood?
    This guy has got it dead on and ye,s he has certainly written his death sentence with the nutso crowd.

  2. Right, toast, just like Swarzenegger, Mel Gibson, Gary Sinise, Adam Sandler, Joel Surnow(producer, 24), The Rock, Clint Eastwood, Chuck Norris, Bruce Willis, and Patricia Heaton have all seen their republican selves blacklisted in Liberal ol’ Hollywood! They need a telethon, and Drew Carey, a LIBERTARIAN, can be the host, and he can quote tragic stories like this:

    Mr Surnow scoffed at the idea that Liberals prevent conservatives from getting work in film and television:

    “There’s tons of conservatives who work,” he said. “If you write a great script, you could drop it off a freeway overpass in rush hour and the movie would still get made.”

    So, tell me another story,Daddy. I know! I wanna hear the one about that dumb Obama using a teleprompter, just like EVERY PRESIDENT SINCE THE DAMN THING WAS INVENTED!!!!! has used one.

    • “There’s tons of conservatives who work,” he said. “If you write a great script, you could drop it off a freeway overpass in rush hour and the movie would still get made.”

      Thoroughly debunked – and by people who used to have to stay silent about their politics because they KNEW they would be blacklisted once it was known.

      Case in point: the people you listed did not make their views known until AFTER the public had fallen totally in love with them – and even then, Gibson and Arny went to the extremes of funding their own productions at times.

      “Primetime Propaganda” by Ben Shapiro or any of Burnie’s books should help you out with this one. Or just watch a TV show (Idol anyone?) or “News Cast” if you need more proof.

  3. Even the guys on this list pooh-pooh this idea that politics trumps talent.

    I left off a few names:
    Fay Wray, RONALD REAGAN, Robert Duvall, James Stewart, George Murphy, The guy who played Gopher on “love Boat”, James Arness, James Earl Jones, and Tom Selleck. And it was no secret that any of these people were republicans.

    Here are only some of the REAL victims of a blacklist, these people could not work, were harrassed by the feds, and none were found guilty of anything but exercising their Constitutional rights of free speech and assembly.:

    Dalton Trumbo, screenwriter
    Artie Shaw, bandleader
    Zero Mostel, Actor
    J. Robert Oppenheimer, physicist, scientific director of the Manhattan Project
    Dorothy Parker, writer
    Samuel Reber, diplomat
    Paul Robeson, actor, athlete, singer, writer, political activist
    Edward G. Robinson, actor
    Waldo Salt, screenwriter
    Irwin Shaw, writer
    William L. Shirer, journalist

      • Kells, my feeling is, if it was the democrats complaining that they didn’t have a level playing field in Hollywood,the republicans would be scoffing and chortling about the poor losers and no-talent bums playing the oppression card.

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