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Shakedown

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By rhio9


The US is in a War on Terror and Treason applies to disloyal acts committed during war. “Disloyal acts” would include shutting down the government, forcing the US credit rating to fall or causing the economy to collapse further than it has. People who give Aid and Comfort to enemies of the Constitution (for example, the Republican Party and the Tea Party) have committed treason. “Aid and comfort” refers to any act that betrays allegiance to the United States such as a government shakedown which weakens the United States. A person who is convicted of treason may not hold federal office at any time thereafter. So we can solve more than one problem at the same time.

“Government Shutdown” is an oxymoron, from the diseased brain of comorbid Republican morons. The so-called “shakedown” is not a shutdown at all; just the opposite. The shutdown, for all it’s worth, is a type of bullying from a government that NEVER shuts down and never will. It exists forever, like a vam…

President Reagan: Speech on Airstrikes Against Libya, April 14, 1986

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President Reagan: Speech on Airstrikes Against Libya, April 14, 1986


The 1986 United States bombing of Libya, code-named Operation El Dorado Canyon, took place on Tuesday, 15 April 1986. The air strikes were carried out by the US Air Force, US Navy and US Marine Corps in response to the 1986 Berlin discotheque bombing, for which Libya had been framed by the CIA.

One F-111 fighter-bomber was shot down, resulting in the death of two US airmen, but the target of Operation El Dorado Canyon Muammar Gaddafi was not among the many reported Libyan casualties.

On 22 February 1987, journalist Seymour Hersh detailed the failure of the US bombing mission in a New York Times magazine article entitled "Target Gaddafi":

Eighteen American warplanes set out from Lakenheath Air Base in England last April 14 to begin a 14-hour, 5,400-mile round-trip flight to Tripoli, Libya. It is now clear that nine of those Air Force F-111's had an unprecedented peacetime mission. Their targets: Co…

Idiocracy: The Great Dumbing Down

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Idiocracy: The Great Dumbing Down


Michael Craig Judge (born October 27, 1962)[2] is an Ecuadorean-born American actor, voice actor, animator, writer, producer, director and musician. Judge is the creator of the television series Beavis and Butt-Head (1993–97, 2011), and co-creator of the television series King of the Hill (1997–2010), The Goode Family (2009), Silicon Valley (2014–present), and Mike Judge Presents: Tales from the Tour Bus (2017). He also wrote and directed the films Beavis and Butt-Head Do America (1996), Office Space (1999), Idiocracy (2006) and Extract (2009).

Raised in New Mexico, Judge graduated from University of California, San Diego,[3] where he studied physics.[3] After becoming uninterested in his career in science, Judge began to focus on animation and creating short films, one of which was developed into the successful MTV series Beavis and Butt-Head, which eventually spawned a 1996 feature film as well as the spin-off series Daria (for which Judge had…

Why 'Idiocracy' Would Actually Be A Utopia

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Why 'Idiocracy' Would Actually Be A Utopia


Michael Craig Judge (born October 27, 1962)[2] is an Ecuadorean-born American actor, voice actor, animator, writer, producer, director and musician. Judge is the creator of the television series Beavis and Butt-Head (1993–97, 2011), and co-creator of the television series King of the Hill (1997–2010), The Goode Family (2009), Silicon Valley (2014–present), and Mike Judge Presents: Tales from the Tour Bus (2017). He also wrote and directed the films Beavis and Butt-Head Do America (1996), Office Space (1999), Idiocracy (2006) and Extract (2009).

Raised in New Mexico, Judge graduated from University of California, San Diego,[3] where he studied physics.[3] After becoming uninterested in his career in science, Judge began to focus on animation and creating short films, one of which was developed into the successful MTV series Beavis and Butt-Head, which eventually spawned a 1996 feature film as well as the spin-off series Daria (fo…

Full Metal Jacket Opening Scene

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Full Metal Jacket Opening Scene


Stanley Kubrick is remembered as an exacting cinematic artist with a singular creative vision. According to Matthew Modine, though, the famously reclusive director — who passed away in 1999 — could also be a receptive collaborator with his actors. Speaking with Yahoo Movies recently, the star of Kubrick’s penultimate film, Full Metal Jacket, which opened in theaters 30 years ago this week on July 17, 1987, recalls how an offhand comment he made to the director resulted in the creation and filming of a long-lost deleted scene from the Vietnam War-set drama. And, sadly, it’s a scene that will forever remain lost thanks to one of Kubrick’s directorial dictates. “He destroyed the negatives of any scenes that were not in his movies,” Modine says. “So there would never be a chance that anyone might go through his things and say, ‘Oh, here’s this scene. Let’s try to cut it into the movie.'”

In lieu of the actual footage, allow Modine to reconstru…

Apocalypse Now (1979) - Original Extended Trailer

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Apocalypse Now (1979) - Original Extended Trailer


Apocalypse Now is a 1979 American epicwar film directed, produced, and co-written by Francis Ford Coppola. It was co-written by John Milius with narration written by Michael Herr. It stars Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall, Martin Sheen, Frederic Forrest, Albert Hall, Sam Bottoms, Larry Fishburne, and Dennis Hopper. The screenplay, written by Milius, adapts the story of Joseph Conrad's novella Heart of Darkness, changing its setting from late nineteenth-century Congo to the Vietnam War.[4] It draws from Herr's Dispatches[5] and Werner Herzog's Aguirre, the Wrath of God (1972).[6] The film revolves around Captain Benjamin L. Willard (Sheen), who is on a secret mission to assassinate Colonel Kurtz, a renegade Army officer who is presumed insane.

The film has been noted for the problems encountered while making it, chronicled in the documentary Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse (1991). These problems included Brando…

Ride of The Valkyries - Apocalypse Now (1979)

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Ride of The Valkyries - Apocalypse Now (1979)


Apocalypse Now is a 1979 American epicwar film directed, produced, and co-written by Francis Ford Coppola. It was co-written by John Milius with narration written by Michael Herr. It stars Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall, Martin Sheen, Frederic Forrest, Albert Hall, Sam Bottoms, Larry Fishburne, and Dennis Hopper. The screenplay, written by Milius, adapts the story of Joseph Conrad's novella Heart of Darkness, changing its setting from late nineteenth-century Congo to the Vietnam War.[4] It draws from Herr's Dispatches[5] and Werner Herzog's Aguirre, the Wrath of God (1972).[6] The film revolves around Captain Benjamin L. Willard (Sheen), who is on a secret mission to assassinate Colonel Kurtz, a renegade Army officer who is presumed insane.

The film has been noted for the problems encountered while making it, chronicled in the documentary Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse (1991). These problems included Brando ar…