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The new film from John Hillcoat (The Road) tells the tale of the Bondurant brothers, a family of Depression-era bootleggers in rural Virginia. Inspired by author Matt Bondurant’s family in his true story novel “The Wettest County in the World“, the loyalty of three brothers is put to the test against urban gangsters looking to move in on their business.
The film, which stars Tom Hardy, Gary Oldman, and Guy Pearce (and Shia LaBeouf), opens August 31.
Mr. Santorum captivated audiences at the Worldwide Christian Center in Pompano Beach recently.It’s over dude. Hang it up.
“I just don’t trust Barack Obama to keep us out of war with Iran.” – Things we weren’t saying five years ago. (via Long Story Short Pier)
Change people got hoodwinked on.
Ron Paul is one of the more under-reported stories of the Republican pre-primary season. The Texas Congressman has won more straw polls than any other GOP candidate. In fact, Ron Paul has won more straw polls than Mitt Romney, Rick Perry and Michelle Bachmann combined.
He may not be a very good off-the-cuff speaker, but watch this video and tell me if you think he couldn’t speak well for the United States as President.
Smart talk from Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul, courtesy of Bad Lip Reading.
John Stewart takes on the corporate media machine over their blatant exclusion of Ron Paul from news reports. Of course, this is nothing new. Ron Paul and his ideas for helping this country have been largely ignored by the left and right for years. They treat him like a crazy uncle and dismiss his ideas until the public steps up enough times to echo him. Then, and only then, do candidates jump on the bandwagon (like auditing the Fed) and claim the idea as their own.
The bottom line is this. You have no real say in who “wins” a GOP/DFL nomination for President. Ron Paul’s only chance now is to run as an Independent. What you can do as a voter is write in Ron Paul (or your favorite choice) on the ballot and hope that it sends a message that you know the Presidential elections are skillfully orchestrated. Or, you could decide not to participate in the vote at all, which is also within your right. This might send an even stronger message.
- Jon Stewart Asks: What About Ron Paul?!? (thehollywoodgossip.com)
- Is the US media anti-Ron Paul? (politics.ie)
- John Stewart: Why is Media Ignoring Ron Paul ? (ritholtz.com)
- John Stewart: media ignoring Ron Paul (futuredispatch.com)
- Ron Paul 2012 !!! LIBERTY TOO BIG TO FAIL !!! (2012patriot.wordpress.com)
- Ignoring Ron Paul (slog.thestranger.com)