Moving away from the hot button issue of the Kavanaugh accusation, I feel it is important to share some feel-happy news in a world that constantly tries to take away your joy. (Not that the Kavanaugh accusation has me down, knowing that it won’t derail Kavanaugh, but the Left tries their best to take away people’s joy).
The feel-happy news, if you really want to call it news, is that recently Chris Pratt had an interview with The Associated Press in which he discussed a number of things ranging from fitness to who his actor role model is (Tom Cruise, surprisingly, but mostly because Cruise does his own stunts), and the topic we’re focusing on particularly: his unabashedly Christian faith.
The interviewer for the AP said the following: “At recent award show appearances, you went out on stage and talked publicly about your faith. Is it an especially important time to do that?”
Personally, I find the phrasing of the question intriguing. He’s not asking if Pratt thinks it’s especially important for him to do it. He’s asking if it’s especially important to do that in our current time. I do not know who the AP interviewer is, but they might have a good eye for what is happening in today’s world and the impact of Christianity.
Alas, I likely will never know if the interviewer is a Christian him/herself and that that was the reason for phrasing the question in that manner, so let’s move on to Pratt’s answer.
“I don’t know that I am so much more motivated by where the world is or if it’s just what I’m feeling called to do right now. I think it’s a combination of both things… That kind of a message, it might not be for everybody. But there is a group of people for whom that message is designed. And nothing fills my soul more than to think that maybe some kid watching that would say, ‘Hey, I’ve been thinking about that. I’ve been thinking about praying. Let me try that out.’ That’s like the only way I feel like I can repay what has essentially been a giant gift in my life.”
A good answer, in my opinion. Obviously, it becomes increasingly important to spread the Word of God in a world that is adamantly rebellious against Him, a world that defies Him at every given opportunity and treads closer and closer towards the devil.
The Kavanaugh accusation alone is proof of this. The Left seeks to destroy him using a letter detailing, with flawed accuracy, events that happened sometime 30 years ago somewhere in the Northeast United States. The accuser brings up no evidence to support her claim, no witnesses to corroborate her claims, has refused to attend a hearing where her story would be heard, and when she agrees, she sets up “fairness” terms where likely she gets to decide what is fair and what isn’t, and demands the FBI investigate an issue they have twice said would not investigate and an issue that really falls under local law enforcement jurisdiction, not federal, not to mention an issue that would have come up during the vetting of Kavanaugh soon after his nomination if it had happened.
And even with all of these facts, the Left, the media and Hollywood celebrities are treating that one letter to Feinstein as gospel and the truth, seeking to destroy the career and livelihood of someone just because he poses a threat to the evil Supreme Court decision of 1973: Roe v. Wade.
Not to get too much into the actual topic, since everyone and their grandmother is talking about it, but it does offer a good example of a world that is getting closer to the devil. A world where the life of a man can be ruined by flimsy accusations that no one should believe, but somehow many do.
But the other part that is important is that spreading the Word of God and thanking the Lord at every given opportunity is something we are called to do no matter what the circumstance. Pratt does well in answering his question by saying it’s a combination of the state of the world today and the fact that he’s called to do it.
Then, the AP interviewer asks the following question: “Does it feel like a risk sometimes in Hollywood?”
To which Pratt answers: “No, not at all… I think that there’s this narrative that exists out there that Hollywood is anti-Christian or anti-religious, but it’s just not the case. They are kind of not anti-anything. They are kind of pro- whatever is authentic to you. And I like that. Because it’s authentic for me to be pro-Christian, pro-Jesus. That’s my thing. I like it. And I’ve never had anyone try to shame me, to my face. Maybe they go say it behind my back. But if that’s the case, go ahead. You can say whatever you want about me – to my face or behind my back. I’m not going to change.”
Interesting answer he gives here.
And there might be SOME truth to what he says. At this point in time, just about everyone, particularly people in Hollywood, knows that Pratt is a Christian. Despite this, he still gets to have lead roles in huge blockbuster movies such as Guardians of the Galaxy and Jurassic World. He is enjoying pretty great success thus far, even with people knowing he’s a Christian.
However, that is where my agreement with his response ends. I’m not a Hollywood star like Pratt, so it’s not like I have inside knowledge on what happens there regarding this topic, but I know for a fact that Leftist Hollywood is anti-something. They are unabashedly anti-Trump.
Beyond that, they tend to be anti-God as well. Pratt may never have had someone try to shame him over his faith in the past, but we know very well that Hollywood, both in their movies and in their celebrities’ actions, are anti-God.
No, they may not necessarily come out every single day and shout that they hate God, but their actions show these types of feelings.
In their movies, time and time again, they try to shove Leftist messages down people’s throats. Messages such as “there is nothing wrong with being gay” (homosexuality is a sin. Sin is wrong.) or “it’s okay if you have an abortion, it’s just a blob of cells” or “all cops are racists”, etc.
That’s not necessarily every single movie, but we often see these messages in the big screen.
And that’s just mentioning the actual films. This is without mentioning the undoubtedly millions of dollars these Hollywood celebrities donate to organizations such as Planned Parenthood, Black Lives Matter, #MeToo, and others that are all inherently evil.
I’ve already explained why the #MeToo movement is evil in a previous article, so no need to repeat myself here. It’s fairly obvious why Planned Parenthood is evil and have written a multitude of articles detailing how and why they are evil. And with BLM, the reason it’s evil is because its leaders try to make every case where a cop shoots a black person strictly about race. Yeah, there are occasions when the officer definitely was out of line in killing someone who was not a threat. Such cases exist, but for the most part, cops shoot to kill someone who is an obvious threat to their lives or the lives of others.
So while Chris Pratt may have never been subject of persecution regarding his faith (at least in person. Social media might be a different story), it’s not entirely accurate to say that Hollywood people aren’t anti-anything. Everyone has an opinion, and they have the right to said opinion.
Hollywood Leftists have the right to promote filth, to support evil organizations, etc. But to say they are not anti-anything is not entirely accurate. These actions show me the kind of people they are: people who do not have faith in the Lord Jesus Christ, who do not follow His commandments, who do not obey the Lord and go out of their way to defy Him. The actions that I have listed above are proof of this.
Again, they might not come right out and say they hate God, but their actions speak louder than anything they could say.
In any case, I want to focus more on the fact that, regardless of what Pratt thinks is the way Hollywood acts (again, I can’t claim to have more knowledge than him), he himself will not be deterred in his faith in Christ.
That’s what I believe is the most important thing to take away from this and the most important thing to keep in mind. It’s great that Pratt is so open about his faith in Christ and wants to share it with the world. It’s great that he thanks God as often as possible and seemingly, that he prays whenever he can. Beyond all other opinions we may have on this world: whether or not Trump is a good President, whether or not socialism works (it doesn’t and that’s a fact), whether or not we are being finessed by other countries regarding trade deals, what is important is having faith in the Lord.
That’s why I don’t mind that Pratt is not political. That he doesn’t necessarily show favoritism towards one candidate or another. Aside from the fact that he’d effectively be committing career suicide if he were to say he’s a conservative (though I imagine people gather that, knowing he’s a Christian), he knows that it’s more important to focus on matters of Heaven than of Earth. That the Lord comes first and everything else comes last.
“You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your might.”
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Author: Freddie Marinelli.
Today’s Hollywood and media culture is chockfull of pandering, virtue-signaling and politically correct b.s. What with the recent trend of remaking every movie into a women’s only film to even having Batwoman, a canonically straight female, be turned into a lesbian superheroine.
So, it’s not surprising that unhinged Leftists attack other unhinged Leftists who are not “woke” enough. Gay rights groups GLAAD and 5050by2020, led by Jill Soloway, who created the show “Transparent” about a transgender woman, encouraged Hollywood to better represent the Transgender community in their films, saying that she got “four dozen production companies, talent agencies, film studios, and advocacy groups” to show “support for expanded LGBTQ representation”, according to Variety.
This comes relatively after Scarlett Johansson received backlash for being cast as a transgender man despite her being what these nut-jobs describe as “cisgender”, or someone who identifies with the gender they were born as aka a normal and mentally-stable person.
Soloway says that “cisgender actors portraying transgender individuals is harmful because of the message it sends to non-trans people who may believe transgender people are merely dressing in costume”, despite the fact that she herself has cast a “cisgender” man to play a transgender woman.
Now, while I typically never side with Hollywood on anything given that they themselves are out of their darn minds about everything to the point where at least one of their more prominent figures legitimately did not know there were people who were against abortion (*ahem* Mila Kunis *ahem*) and the fact that they go along with every socialist narrative out there, despite the fact that such policies would ruin the country and would eventually ruin the very people pushing for such policies, I always side with reasoned thought and logic.
Do you want to know why there is so little representation of transgender people in Hollywood? Why actors and actresses feel compelled to play transgender people even if they themselves are not transgender? BECAUSE TRANSGENDER PEOPLE COMPRISE ONLY 0.6% OF THE POPULATION!
And before any liberals reading this, if there even are any, try to challenge that number, know that that statistic comes from the Left’s version of the Gospel: the New York Times. Of course, this being the New York Times, I myself am fairly skeptical of what they tell me. However, considering the narrative that there are a lot of transgender people out there, seeing such an incredibly low number from a Leftist source who routinely lies and has employed an open bigot, I will trust that number for the time being.
This means that current Hollywood representation of transgender people might be on par or might even be over-representing them (can’t say for certain because I have not seen a Hollywood movie, in theaters or otherwise, in years, and simply refuse to watch anything new they release, knowing it will be filled with garbage).
But, of course, such a thing cannot be allowed to remain. The Left simply must push for more transgenders to be in movies, even if that creates an over-representation of transgenders. And this is all in the name of “equality”, even if it creates a glaring inequality.
The problem, of course, with what Soloway wants is that it is, as of now, relatively impossible. If 0.6% of the population in America is transgender, you will be hard-pressed to find that many transgender people to play a transgender person. Granted, this is Hollywood and it makes sense if many transgenders live in California, the land of insanity. And according to that same New York Times article, there are 1.4 million transgenders in the U.S., so you could, theoretically, find transgender people out there, but that does not necessarily mean they all want to be actors.
What I’m getting at is the fact that, if Hollywood really wants to represent transgender people in movies, they’ll have to “settle” with “cisgender” actors playing that role. It’s a bit of a stretch, considering those people would have to do something called “acting”, but I think they would be able to do it.
Of course, this all points to the larger problem: they are pretending transgenderism is a perfectly natural thing, at least for humans, and that there is nothing wrong with it. There is.
I’ve repeatedly quoted the World Health Organization having diagnosed transgenderism as “gender dysphoria”. Of course, since everything has to fit the Left’s agenda, the W.H.O. had to declassify gender dysphoria as a disorder in order to appease their fascistic overlords who wish to rip apart the fabric of humanity (all-the-while also classifying video game addiction as a mental disorder, which is ridiculous).
Hollywood, Soloway, and the entirety of the Left all promote the idea of being transgender and disregarding science itself. They all promote the idea of telling these people that there’s nothing wrong with them, even if the evidence is self-evident.
They also promote the idea that believing transgenderism is a disorder is wrong and that people like me, who call out the Left for this and call out the fact that this is, indeed, a mental disorder, should not be allowed to point it out.
Like I said in my previous article, they only want their ideas and their thoughts to be shared, not ours and no one who can realistically and honestly claim to be logical and sane.
What this all culminates to is a society that has long-abandoned not only the Creator, but even science and logic. A society that is 180 degrees backwards. A society that the Left dominates because it’s just as crazy as they are.
One can only pray that people recover their sanity and, thus, repent of this.
1 John 1:9
“If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.”
Author: Freddie Marinelli.
It is rare to see Hollywood celebrities, particularly massive stars, showing their faith in God to the public, but Chris Pratt is not quite like other Hollywood celebrities.
Aside from the obvious fact that he’s not an Atheistic liberal, Chris Pratt is not afraid to be so outspoken about his faith in the Lord. We’ve seen him tweet prayers for close friends and being an overall good guy, but this speech might flat out make him my new favorite Hollywood actor.
At the MTV Movie awards earlier this week, Chris Pratt was honored with the “Generation Award”. In his acceptance speech (video below), he felt compelled to give a list of tips, or as he calls them, “9 Rules From Chris Pratt”.
Here’s some of the list, the ones I think are the best “rules”:
Number 1: “Breathe. If you don’t, you’ll suffocate.”
Number 2: “You have a soul. Be careful with it.”
Number 3: “Don’t be a turd. If you’re strong, be a protector and if you’re smart, be a humble influencer. Strength and intelligence can be weapons and do not wield them against the weak. That makes you a bully. Be bigger than that.”
Number 5: “Doesn’t matter what it is, earn it. A good deed, reach out to someone in pain, be of service, it feels good and it’s good for your soul.”
Number 6: “God is real. God loves you. God wants the best for you. Believe that. I do.”
Number 8: “Learn to pray. It’s easy and it’s so good for your soul.”
Number 9: “Nobody is perfect. People are going to tell you you’re perfect just the way you are; you’re not! You are imperfect. You always will be, but there’s a powerful force that designed you that way. And if you’re willing to accept that, you will have grace and grace is a gift. Like the freedom we enjoy in this country that grace was paid for with somebody else’s blood. Do not forget it. Don’t take it for granted.”
Finally, he ends his speech by saying: “God bless you. Please get home safely.”
Let me tell you, I far prefer Chris Pratt’s acceptance speech than I did Robert De Niro’s. Not only is Pratt’s not an unnecessary and dull tirade against Trump that shows signs of insanity, but it’s also a very good and positive message.
Frankly, I don’t know which rule is my favorite. I certainly appreciate number 6’s bold and truthful statement about God’s existence and His unconditional love for us. It’s basic, but it’s also very much appreciated. If this were a church sermon, this would be an unnecessary proclamation. Pretty much everyone in a church is already accepting of the fact that God is real. But since this is an award ceremony with other A- and B-list celebrities, such as Chadwick Boseman and Mila Kunis, I would say that Pratt’s bold statement is a welcome change of pace for what otherwise might’ve been yet another unnecessary and alienating tirade against Trump.
And before a Leftist reader (not certain that there even are any here) claims that God is “alienating”, I’ll say that it’s really not. First, his proclamation isn’t bashing the beliefs of half his audience; it’s boldly professing his own. Second, Pratt’s message is about the love God has for us. That is literally the opposite of alienating.
This proclamation is certainly a welcome change of pace from the usual Leftist insanity that they promulgate and shove down people’s throats.
The other two that are in contention would have to be 8 and 9. 8, much like 6, is simple but powerful. It’s also a fantastic tip to anyone who hears it. Prayer is a fundamental part of faith in God and will honestly help a lot of people.
For anyone who feels left out and as though they don’t matter, prayer can help them feel and believe that there is someone in this universe that is listening. And aside from feeling good, you can also build a good relationship with God in this manner. Though He already knows what is in your heart, He delights in your prayers.
But number 9 seems to be the best one out of all of them. Let’s read that one more time, shall we? “Nobody is perfect. People are going to tell you you’re perfect just the way you are; you’re not! You are imperfect. You always will be, but there’s a powerful force that designed you that way. And if you’re willing to accept that you will have grace and grace is a gift…”
This both takes the time to give fantastic advice for people who feel they should be perfect and continues sharing the greatness of God. You are not perfect. You never will be, neither should you try to be. You were not designed to be perfect. You were designed according to His purpose. According to His plan.
“… Like the freedom we enjoy in this country, that grace was paid for with somebody else’s blood. Do not forget it. Don’t take it for granted.”
That is perhaps the most powerful part of his entire speech. Not only does he show his patriotism for his country in acknowledging that this country enjoys freedoms next to no other country enjoys and those freedoms were fought for by brave men in the past who died for the vision of a free nation and a free people, he brings it back to God and the sacrifice Christ made at the cross.
He died so that we may be free from sin, forgiven for those sins and that we may be given grace to enter Heaven should we repent, ask for this forgiveness and accept Christ as our Lord and Savior.
And yes, I suppose you could say it’s a bit blasphemous to compare the sacrifice made by men to create this nation with the sacrifice made by the Son of God to give us salvation, but I think Pratt understands the unbelievable sacrifice Christ made at the cross and wanted to also add in a bit of patriotism with a parallel that works.
Of course, Christ’s sacrifice is incredibly more important to far many more people. This is something we can all agree on, including the superstar actor. But it’s worth taking note of the sacrifice other people made in making this a free nation. Let’s be honest, how many other actors winning awards will take the time to note the greatness of our nation and its fortuitous freedom which many take for granted?
Hollywood people usually either attack the POTUS, the policy he’s enacting or employing even if it’s good for the country or has been employed by previous Presidents or flat out attack our system of government and wish for some sort of communist revolution to occur (which would not happen in a capitalist country, as dictated by history).
But Pratt’s acknowledgment of the sacrifice made by our Founding Fathers and the revolutionaries, as well as the immense sacrifice made by Christ on the cross is noteworthy. Like the freedoms we enjoy in this country, we should not take for granted the sacrifice and the gift that Christ has given us.
If left entirely up to us, it is highly unlikely we would be able to reach the Kingdom of God. In fact, let me rephrase that. It’s IMPOSSIBLE to reach the Kingdom of God without Him. Verse after verse explains well how we cannot enter Heaven on our own. So taking Christ’s sacrifice for granted would lead us nowhere desirable.
When people in movies and t.v. talk about someone making the ultimate sacrifice aka laying down their lives to save their friends, no other being in the history of Earth ever made a sacrifice as powerful, successful and grand as the one Christ made on the cross. A character in a movie or show may be able to save his friend or group of friends, but Christ saved all who believeth in Him. I can’t possibly claim to know a precise number, but it should be around the BILLIONS range in the roughly 2000 years since His death.
But returning to Pratt’s speech, I find it endearing to see a Hollywood mega star such as himself being so outspoken about his faith in God and his appreciation for this country. I think this goes to show that Pratt is the Lot to Hollywood’s Sodom. A man of faith in a wicked environment. I pray that Pratt’s faith is strong enough to withstand the wicked environment he lives in. So far, he seems to be doing well.
“Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the wicked, nor stands in the way of sinners, nor sits in the seat of scoffers; but his delight is in the law of the Lord, and on his law he meditates day and night.”
Author: Freddie Marinelli.
There is one particular characteristic about the Left that they would rather no one ever mention or call out that puts them in a worse light than they already are. Beyond actively trying to discredit the legitimacy of an election and trying to impeach a sitting U.S. President on the grounds that they simply don’t like him, the Left also has one characteristic that is patently obvious to those who look even a little: hypocrisy.
In an interview with the UK’s Metro magazine, former Hollywood actor and A-lister Rupert Everett, who’s most famous for his role in the late-90s romantic comedy “My Best Friend’s Wedding”, or, if you are young like me, Prince Charming from Shrek 2, Everett called out Hollywood’s hypocrisy regarding LGBT people.
“There’s tons of roles that I haven’t got for lots of different reasons, some of them probably for not being a good enough actor or doing a lousy audition – all that counts. But there were three or four big films, when I was successful, that the director and the other actors wanted me to be in and that I was absolutely blocked from by a studio, just for the fact of being gay.”
Now, I simply must point something out here. Everett does not exactly provide evidence to support that claim. Anyone can claim they didn’t get something, be it a role in a movie or a job, for the simple fact of being gay. Anyone can make that sort of claim. However, what he says here is relatively specific. It’s not simply that he didn’t get the part because he was gay - it’s that, while some people working on the films wanted him, the studio specifically were the ones to deny him that, for whatever reason. BLOCK, as he mentions.
Not to mention that whenever people claim they didn’t get something because of their race or religion or gender or sexuality, they tend to sound as though they are ranting. I understand that this is on print and not a video or audio of the interview, but even the printed word can showcase the tone of some people. I’m certain you can see the tone and pace of a heated attack or calling out of a Leftist argument when you read these articles. Reading what Everett said there, it didn’t sound as though he was ranting. It sounded as though he was revealing something that is relatively common place for him.
Everett continues: “That does absolutely happen. But at the same time, it has been the making of me as well. It has forced me always to try and be creative, to try and make something up. I think my career as a writer would not have happened if I had been heterosexual, active, working non-stop.”
While he does count his blessings, in a way, as having the time to be a writer, he does casually point out the fact that, if he were straight, studios would keep him busy with major roles in movies. That, because of his homosexuality, Hollywood studios have denied him some roles and unwittingly given him the time to do something else with his time to further his career.
But then, Everett lays on Hollywood quite strongly: “My position of working in this aggressively heterosexual milieu of showbusiness has definitely made me feel kind of parallel [to Oscar Wilde, the character he portrays in his new movie ‘The Happy Prince’.] Of course I haven’t been put in prison and subjected to hard labour and I haven’t died from it, but I have been constantly on the back foot, really, in my career as a gay actor…”
And that first part really should be a huge attack on Hollywood. To the Left, there is nothing worse than a straight, white male who is ok with being straight, white and male. To refer to them as an “aggressively heterosexual milieu (environment) of showbusiness” is a slap in the face to them. They live in a world of progressivism. To appear as anything less is a crime, in their eyes.
The funny thing is that, they are honestly not progressive.
What I mean by that is that, while they may say progressive things and issue progressive messages (such as “f*** Trump”, apparently), they live a life of hypocrisy. They may SOUND progressive but they AREN’T progressive.
Let’s take Leonardo DiCaprio, for example. He is a massive supporter of “green energy” and other nonsense that is meant to “fight climate change”. Meanwhile, he is a massive contributor to the very “cause” of climate change.
According to a Daily Mail article from 2017, “It can be estimated that DiCaprio has potentially emitted up to 418.4 tons of CO2 this year because of his globe-trotting. The average American emits 19 tons a year.”
DiCaprio’s gas emissions are 22 times WORSE than the average American, and yet, calls for you, the average American, to be more concerned with the environment and to take better care of it. That figure only talks about his CO2 emission due to his travels. I wonder how much he pollutes with his at least 7 different homes, according to Realtor.com.
If he were really a “progressive”, he would not be so willing to have such a massive carbon footprint on the world. Does he not know the damage he’s causing to the environment? What kind of friend is he to Mother Nature if he is abusing her like this, while turning around and DEMANDING all of us to be more environmentally-cautious?
Moving on from DiCaprio’s faux progressive lifestyle, let’s visit a very hot topic from late last year: sexual assault, abuse, harassment, etc.
Of course, I’m certain you know who I want to focus on. Pervy Harvey Weinstein, of course. How many times has he called for progressive and feminist ideals? How many times has he met with top feminist icons such as Meryl Streep and Hillary Clinton? How many times was he seen as a pro-woman Hollywood mogul? Well, maybe he was a little bit too pro-woman.
If Weinstein really believed in everything he and his friends were talking about to the cameras - about women being given better wages, women being given the “right” to choose - then he wouldn’t have forced some of them to have a better wage by sleeping with him. He wouldn’t have taken away a woman’s right to choose whether or not she had sexual contact with him.
Now, let’s move on to the “issue” of having a border wall (which perplexes me as to how defending and securing our national border can even be considered an issue of debate) and the refugee crisis.
The UK Daily Mail absolutely shreds both the Clooneys and Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt.
According to their article, the two celebrity couples have 8 houses combined (Clooneys 5, Brangelina 3). All of which secure and none of which help these “poor Syrian refugees looking for a new home”.
You see, to these people, YOU should be the one taking care of the refugees. YOU should be the one willingly giving up your home to military-aged members of the cult of Islam. YOU should be the one to happily live with immigrants. Never mind the fact that the Clooneys moved out of their home in Italy precisely because of the influx of immigrants. They are still the jewels of society and you should worship the ground they walk on because they are always right.
Give me a break.
So, when I read that Everett interview calling out the hypocrisy of Hollywood regarding gay people, I was about as shocked as when I saw the Golden State Warriors win another championship. It’s very much expected because that is just who they are.
They say one thing, but you should never expect them to live by such words. To hold them accountable means to be a hater and you ought to be silenced for calling out such wonderful gods. That is the Left’s mentality, anyway.
Their MO is “do as I say, not as I do.” How anyone can respect and admire such blatant hypocrisy is beyond me.
“Beware of practicing your righteousness before other people in order to be seen by them, for then you will have no reward from your Father who is in heaven.”
Author: Freddie Marinelli.
Truth be told, I’m not at all surprised that the audience didn’t applaud or cheer for an actor thanking America in his Oscar speech, but I am surprised that even ONE of them did as much.
Recently, the 90th Academy Awards took center stage for… some people, as its ratings hit an all-time low. As expected, it was full of dumb political banter that only served to make the Hollywood elites and MSM happy while the rest of the people who dared themselves to sit through it simply groaned at the largest gathering of morons during the week.
The event was chock-full of conservative-bashing jokes, highly hypocritical “#MeToo” references, gun-control advocacy and a disgusting call for “unity” with “Dreamers” by a couple of award-winners. Now, I’m getting all of this from other conservative news sites; I didn’t watch the Oscars. That’s not to say I boycotted them… boycotting would mean that I ever gave even half a rat’s behind about the event and the people in it and had to struggle to keep myself from watching. People boycott the NFL because they actually care about football. People don’t boycott the Oscars because far fewer people could bring themselves to actually care about it.
But despite the expectedly high levels of celebrated insanity, one award-winner actually said something that I appreciate in his speech. That award-winner is none other than Gary Oldman, winning the Oscar for Best Actor for his portrayal of Sir Winston Churchill in the movie “Darkest Hour”.
Oldman began his acceptance speech: “My deepest thanks to the Academy and its members for this glorious prize. I owe this and so much more to so many. I’ve lived in America for the longest time and I’m deeply grateful to her for the loves and the friendships I have made and the many wonderful gifts it has given me: my home, my livelihood, my family, and now Oscar.”
As expected, the audience didn’t give two hoots about Gary Oldman’s appreciation for America, simply sitting in silence and, frankly, boredom.
He continued, saying: “The movies, such is their power, captivated a young man from south London, and gave him a dream…” before thanking family members and friends, prompting the audience to applaud.
He concluded his speech by saying: “I would just like to salute Sir Winston Churchill, who has been marvelous company on what can be described as an incredible journey, and my wife, Gisele, for traveling that road with me and being at my side… I would like to thank my mother who is older than the Oscar. She is 99 years young next birthday (triggering applause) and she’s watching the ceremony from the comfort of her sofa. I say to my mother, thank you for your love and support. Put the kettle on, I’m bringing Oscar home.”
Now, when it comes to thanking family, friends and the people working with you, it only makes sense for the audience to applaud that. It’s something just about everyone does and it’s an act worthy of applause. But the lack of applause when Oldman thanked this country for the gifts she has bestowed upon him highlights how much of the audience (not necessarily all of it) feels about America. Putting aside every other braindead joke that only people with equally low IQs would laugh at, that deafening silence describes just what they think about America: it deserves no such praise.
It deserves no such praise because of the very individual it elected into office. It deserves no such praise because of the constitutional rights it gives to every citizen in the U.S., particularly the 2nd Amendment. It deserves no such praise because of the “racial inequality” that exists in this country. It deserves no such praise because of the very perverts and sexual predators they heralded as gods until last year.
To them, America should not be celebrated or praised in any way unless it’s fundamentally changed to fit their desired mold. They want to be the only ones with a voice; the only ones with the weapons. Such is the state of their super egos. Everyone believes in something, whether it’s God, Allah, Buddha, or themselves. In this case, these Hollywood elites believe in themselves and themselves only. And not in the “just believe in yourself and you can do it!” type of belief. More in the “I’M A GOD! WORSHIP ME, FILTHY PEASANTS! WATCH MY MOVIES AND WORSHIP THE VERY GROUND I WALK ON!” type of belief.
Because that’s precisely the kind of belief it takes to advocate for gun control and confiscation in their position. They won’t be the ones to suffer from it. They have the money to hire armed guards. They don’t hate guns. They hate the idea of ANYONE ELSE having guns.
Much in the same way they “support” illegal immigrants. They declare they stand with them. And stand they do… at least 500 yards away from them… behind armed security… within their homes… which are surrounded by 10ft. walls.
The America they want to live in is the America where only THEY get to enjoy the fruits of capitalism while bad-mouthing it. They want to live in a socialist country while they live like capitalists. I believe I’ve said this before, but I’ll repeat it here: it’s the reason I don’t believe Bernie Sanders is a true socialist. A true socialist would be willing to LIVE like a socialist: dirt poor, down-trodden, bitter and angry at his lot in life, believing he should be given free stuff by the government. Bernie is bitter, sure. He’s angry, no doubt. He believes the government should give free stuff to people, utterly ignoring the economic aspects of such an act. But he doesn’t live dirt poor (he has a net worth just below $1 million, according to the Motley Fool). He doesn’t live down-trodden (he owns three different homes).
He speaks like a socialist while living like a capitalist. Much of Hollywood is the exact same way. Hypocrites, all of them, with a God-complex that makes them believe everyone should live exactly the way they say people should.
Putting the brakes on the Hollywood-bashing train, I would like to commend Gary Oldman for doing something no other Hollywood actor is ever expected to do: thanking America. And I’m not the only one thanking him for that. A myriad of other people on Twitter appreciated his gratitude for America, even if the Mainstream Media chooses to utterly ignore it.
“Finally! Thank God for Gary Oldman who’s thankful for the gifts America gave him,” commented one user.
“Finally someone on the Oscars thanks America for all it has done for them instead of slamming our country! Thank you Gary Oldman! Job well done!” remarked another.
“Gary Oldman finally won his Oscar and was the first person I’ve seen actually thank AMERICA!!!!!! Wooo you go man”
And finally: “Wow. Gary Oldman! Good for you for saying America gave you support for your dreams.”
The reason I mention that last tweet is due to the last part of it. America supported Oldman’s dreams of becoming an actor. If you ask me, THAT is a dreamer. Not the degenerates who have no respect for our rule of law.
“Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change.”
Author: Freddie Marinelli.
If you’ve read some news regarding the Hollywood actress (and I don’t blame you if you didn’t), you’ll know that she has decided to “take a break from acting” so that, in her words, she could “help fix our democracy”. Aside from the fact that we’re a constitutional republic, not a democracy, I’m somewhat interested in finding out just what she could mean by that.
But that’s for me to think about at another time. For now, let’s focus on one surprising thing she said during an interview with Vanity Fair.
“The Democrats made a huge mistake by chastising the Trump supporters, and that was disgusting to me.”
I’m surprised at the level of potential intelligence this girl possesses. If she were just like any other brainless Hollywood celebrity, she would’ve just relentlessly attacked Trump and those who voted for him. Essentially turning her acting career into a full-time CNN job without a show. But it looks like she’s not quite as braindead as her peers. There may be hope for her yet. After all, she’s only 27 years old. She could still grow out of a Leftist mindset.
Winston Churchill is, by most, attributed for saying: “if you’re not a liberal by 20, you have no heart. If you’re not a conservative by 40, you have no brain.” If that is true (fair enough, it’s not quite for every case. i.e.: me), then J-Law still has a chance to not be utterly brainwashed by the Left.
But that’s not all she said. She also said: “Of course they’re not going to vote for Hillary Clinton; they’re going to vote for Donald Trump. You laughed at them when their plight is very real.” Again, a smart observation… perhaps. I don’t know if, when she mentions our plight, she means it to be a plight of being swayed (or, in Leftist words, “conned” or “fooled”) by Trump or a plight of having the feeling that we’re losing our country. Because the latter was our plight. That’s what every single Trump supporter felt at the end of Obama’s tenure (and for most, throughout his 8 years in office).
I’m not sure which “plight” she’s referencing here, so I’ll simply let it be. I won’t give her too much credit by supposing the latter but I also won’t insult and discredit her by supposing the former.
She then mentioned that Trump was “a big powerful man in a nice suit, pointing at you going, ‘I’m going to make you rich’. It’s so appealing.”
And that’s really where I will contend with her. Not a single one of us for one second believe that he was “going to make us rich.” He’s not Santa Claus. If he were, he’d be a Democrat. That’s the sort of promise Democrats tend to make. They are always promising to give out free stuff that would usually cost a decent bit of money. Free stuff such as un-ending social programs that only make people poorer and keep them below the poverty line.
It’s the kind of promise that someone like Bernie Sanders would make. And if there’s one thing that everyone in America can agree on is that Trump is nothing like Bernie Sanders.
Not one of us believe he’s going to make us rich. What we believe is that he will make it easier for people to have better economic opportunities. These opportunities come in the form of more jobs coming to the country and overall better prospects for small businesses. He’s not going to make us rich. He’s going to Make America Great Again. And part of that is Making America Rich Again (well, richer).
J-Law then said: “I’ve always thought that it was a good idea to stay out of politics. 25% of America defines as liberal and I need more than 25% of America to go see my movies. It’s not wise, career-speaking, to talk about politics.”
I have mixed feelings about this one. For one, what she says makes sense. Politics, by definition, are always polarizing. If you want to have a big fan-base, it’s usually best to not be political and simply focus on your craft. Personally, I tend not to watch movies that star people I don’t like. I’ve stopped watching movies in theaters largely because of that. And it’s a real shame, as well. Some of my all-time favorite movies are by people who are ultra-Leftist and I dislike politically. Movies like Blades of Glory (Will Ferrell) and Ace Ventura (Jim Carrey) just to name a couple. I still love the movies, but I don’t feel that way whatsoever about the stars.
Same principle applies to television. Shows like How I Met Your Mother (basically the entire cast), Full House (Bob Saget, but I understand that Candace Cameron (DJ Tanner) is a Christian) and The Big Bang Theory (Simon Helberg AKA Howard Wolowitz) I love and enjoy, but don’t feel the same way about the people themselves.
So I can understand her reasoning behind her words. The thing about that is it doesn’t seem to matter whatsoever to many other celebrities. People like Meryl Streep, Robert DeNiro, Leonardo DiCaprio and even J-Law herself have all gotten themselves involved into politics. The very reason I’m even WRITING this article is because she’s getting political herself.
The people I’ve mentioned are HUGE names in Hollywood and they will tend to be fine in terms of popularity. Personally, I don’t like any of them (though J-Law is, as of this moment, better in my eyes than the others) and will likely never bother to see any of their movies. But that really doesn’t matter to them. Since they’re huge names in Hollywood, they’re part of an elite group (and sure as heck act like it) that only cares about what each other thinks. It’s all one massive group-think that they’ve got going on.
Conservative celebrities like James Woods get completely blacklisted and are attacked for their views, more so if they are outspoken about their conservative values. Just look at a tweet made by Chris Pratt about praying for a good friend of his and see the disgusting replies that he got due to it.
Granted, I haven’t seen any other celebrity attack him, but there’s really nothing to stop them from doing so and come out worse for the wear. Hollywood celebrities are more than allowed to voice a liberal opinion and will likely not suffer much due to it. Not that they should, they have the right to speak their minds. But there’s an ever-present bias in Hollywood and media. Conservatives are destroyed (or at least silenced) and liberals are celebrated.
So while what she says does make sense, it’s not something that actually applies to anyone. While I’d be willing to watch a movie that features people with no expressed political opinions, I’d also be more willing to watch a movie that features people (or at least one person) with a conservative point of view.
Some years ago, Vince Vaughn said that he was conservative. I’m more willing to watch his movies than someone like Jim Carrey, who’s a Leftist lunatic. Chris Pratt is open about his faith in Christ, so I’m more willing to watch his movies than someone who would insult Christ and His followers. Tom Selleck is a major leader in the NRA, so I’m more willing to watch shows he stars in. Melissa Joan Hart (Sabrina the Teenage Witch) is a Christian and I’m more willing to watch movies and shows she’s in.
And if 25% of America defines as liberal, it follows that people like them should all be massive stars; bigger than DeNiro, Streep and DiCaprio. But that’s not the case. For one, acting skills also have to be a big part. For as much as I dislike DiCaprio, I’d be a stubborn fool to say that he’s not a good actor. Same goes for Jim Carrey and Will Ferrell.
But it’s also the fact that Hollywood is a Leftist’s paradise and a conservative’s Sodom (objectively, Hollywood really is Sodom, but not to the Left).
Regardless, let’s return to J-Law. It’s honestly rather surprising to see her saying all of this. And it’s true. The Left have treated Trump supporters pretty terribly. While their focus lies mostly on Trump, they have also come out to attack his supporters. It wasn’t that long ago that CNN doxed a Trump supporter and harassed her, interrogating her about a pro-Trump event that was held by Russian trolls despite the fact that Michael Moore (yet another uber-Leftist who’s not even a good actor or director) attended and was a big part of an anti-Trump rally also held by these Russian trolls (as did CNN themselves).
And perhaps the biggest culprit in everyone’s minds when it comes to attacking Trump supporters has to be Hillary Clinton. After all, the reason we proudly call ourselves “deplorables” are due to her comments saying that she could put half of Trump’s supporters in a basket of deplorables.
So J-Law is absolutely right in mentioning just how badly the Democrats, and, by extension, the media, have treated Trump supporters. Not that we’re complaining, really. Other than the CNN dox, we’re more than ok with these idiots treating us badly. It just reflects more poorly on them than on us. And it solidifies our reason to not vote Democrat.
Calling us racists, sexists, homophobes, Islamophobes, hicks, religious nuts, gun nuts, Nazis and fascists only serves to make us chuckle. It’s all indicative that the Left cannot fight in the realm of ideas and opts to call us names like the 2nd graders they are at heart and at mind. It also doesn’t serve them well that Antifa thugs break things and vandalize things like small children throwing a tantrum every time things don’t go their way.
Remember the vandal girl from yesterday’s article? On whom do her actions reflect? The “Nazi” professor? The “fascist” guests? Trump? No, it reflects on the collective Left. She made herself out to be a spoiled little brat who breaks things when she’s mad. And yes, despite the fact that she’s likely no older than me (I’m assuming she’s attending the school and I’m the age of a college senior) even I can recognize her childish actions. Problem for her is that she will likely have to face adult consequences (aka paying for the damage she caused).
So despite the fact that what the media and the Left is disgusting in attacking us, we welcome it. It’s just more ammunition to use against the Left.
“Take no part in the unfruitful works of darkness, but instead expose them.”
Author: Freddie D. Marinelli.
Linda Bloodworth-Thomason, a T.V. writer, author and filmmaker wrote a story on Hollywood Reporter about the sexual harassment in Hollywood. In her story: “Lessons from Witnessing Four Decades of Harassment in Hollywood”, Linda details stories she’s heard from other women in Hollywood about the sexual harassment history of Hollywood, as well as recounting some of her own. And boy, does she tear into Hollywood.
She begins: “I always knew I wanted to be a writer… my first three mentors were Hollywood giants Norman Lear, James L. Brooks and Larry Gelbart… It wasn’t until a few years later that I began to experience sexual harassment – the producer’s hand rubbing my back inside my blouse during meetings; the studio exec who, on my first day, encouraged me to wear a bikini to work… I didn’t know then that this is a man’s town, based mostly on male friendships. Forget those iconic letters that make up the Hollywood sign. It would be much more fitting if there was a giant penis casting a shadow over all the women who tirelessly endeavor to rise above this unpoliced playground for men.”
Now, this article is insanely long, so I will forgo a good chunk of it. What’s important to know is that Linda herself has been victim to sexual harassment at the hands of Hollywood people. She also tells the stories of other women who have been victims of sexual harassment. “I remember the revered star of a classic TV crime drama telling me a story about the president of her network. During her show’s final season, this actress was invited to his executive dining room for lunch. When she began to pitch her next series, he told her she was now way too old for his network. She started to cry and got up to go. He stood up, too, took her by the shoulders and said, ‘I’m sorry. I can’t let you leave like this’. She softened, almost forgiving him. Then he shoved his tongue down her throat.”
And that’s just one horrifying story of sexual harassment (or abuse, given the ending). She then tells the story of the people in a sitcom demanding that the “youngest, best-looking women show up for work at the crack of dawn wearing tight, revealing shorts.” And that once they discovered that one of the young women was utterly afraid of guns, they “forced her to purchase one and shoot a raccoon that lived on the stage.” And that when Linda called ABC to file a complaint, she discovered that while the producer had lost his job, the star of the show was left “unscathed”.
She then goes on to talk about gender inequality and ageism in the entertainment business. That by the time a male Hollywood star retires, roughly 3 generations of female actresses would have played his wife. (It’s important to note she uses Michael Douglas (aged 74) as an example of a male Hollywood star and Blythe Danner, who’s 74, Gwyneth Paltrow, who’s 45, and Apple Martin, who’s… wait for it… 13, oh, and Paltrow’s daughter.)
She also mentions a point I also agree with. “The over-sexualization, humiliation and brutalization of women on television and in movies remains rampant.” I certainly agree that women have been disgustingly over-sexualized in nearly every adult movie, humiliating them and making them look as though they are nothing more than pieces of meat to use for sex.
She then goes on to mention that she’d think that with all the “rampant misogyny”, Hollywood would “take on the issue of social justice for women – the same way it has embraced the cause of the African-American, Jewish (yeah, ok), and LGBTQ communities. But so far... just the sad sound of crickets.”
Sadly, since it’s basically a rule that Leftists must rip on Trump if they’re talking about politics, she also goes out of her way to call HIM a sexual predator. When she attacks the excuses people (usually Leftists) give for people like Harvey Weinstein, such as “they’re really not bad people, just ill”, she says the following: “Truthfully, I would’ve preferred the simple and more honest explanation given by our president, Donald J. Trump. ‘Grab ‘em by the p***y… When you’re a star, you can do anything.’ Thank you, Donald. I believe you’re the only sexual predator, to date, who’s told the truth.”
Yep, she just couldn’t resist trying to attack an innocent man when talking about the very guilty people of Hollywood. She’s a Leftist, after all.
And perhaps the best part of the story is when she talks about a personal friend of hers: “… I will be the first to admit that clearly delineated moral choices can still be painfully complex where friendship is involved. One of the best friends I will ever have and a man I love dearly, former President Bill Clinton, has certainly taxed my feminist conscience, but always without diminishing my affection. I even helped write his apology to the nation for his own sexual misconduct… and believe to this day it was based on something that was none of our business.”
I honestly think that, with those lines alone, she killed the point of her own story. How can you claim to be against sexual harassment when you still think highly of an ADMITTED sexual predator? And how can she say she believes it was based on something that was none of their business while at the same time saying that women should speak out against those who harass them? Isn’t it Weinstein’s business who he rapes, by that logic?
She does say that some may find it hypocritical (because it is), but that that doesn’t matter because she warned people against “allowing Harvey Weinstein to host political fundraisers.” THAT is the excuse she gives. She’s not even denying that she’s being hypocritical, she just switches back to talking about how she tried to warn people about Weinstein.
Aside from the obvious hypocrisy of her article, there is one thing she forgot to mention: Hollywood is entirely LEFTIST! She knows very well that Hollywood is Leftist, and yet, she fails to see wherein the problem lies. It’s not the fact that Hollywood is owned by men. It’s the fact that Hollywood is owned by LEFTISTS! Leftists who, for THIRTY YEARS, knew about Weinstein’s behavior. And that includes Leftist women. Leftists who have no moral conscience, only a script for what to say when politics is involved. They know they have to side with political correctness, social justice, and the Left.
But by doing that, they ignore morality. I’ve said before, the Left is without morals. You can’t honestly expect Leftist men to be morally sound about anything. Weinstein isn’t the first, nor will he be the last, Leftist in Hollywood to rape and sexually assault and harass women. And Linda shouldn’t be one more of the people within Hollywood who fails to realize where the problem stems. It’s not an issue of gender, it’s an issue of MORALITY!
There’s a reason Lust is one of the 7 Deadly Sins. It’s one of the most disgusting things for God to witness in the world He’s created. And Hollywood is chockfull of it. From the over-sexualization of women (and men) that even LINDA points out, to all the corruption and sinfulness of studio execs and stars, to the Harvey Weinsteins of the industry, Hollywood is inundated in lust. But that problem doesn’t come from men. That problem comes from the HEART of those men.
Hollywood is a great example of what happens when God is not allowed in your city. I say great as opposed to “perfect” because it’s not the perfect example. Nazi Germany would be the perfect example. Soviet Russia would be the perfect example. Hollywood is not quite at those levels because, as rotten as California’s local politicians are, they don’t rule the country. If left on their own, they would descend into Communism. Its celebrities would want to flee the country and demand that the new country be like California.
But that’s beside the point. The point is that Hollywood is a terrible place for women not because of gender inequality, but because of the sinful hearts of those with power. Hollywood is horrible because it’s Leftist. And Hollywood is Leftist because it’s horrible.
“In their own eyes they flatter themselves too much to detect or hate their sin.”
Author: Freddie Drake.
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