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    Cyburbia Administrator Dan's avatar
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    Communist movie reviews!

    Don't ask how I found it. Just look at http://www.etext.org/Politics/MIM/movies/ . The sad part is ... they're serious.

    Some excerpts ...

    A Bug's Life

    Amerikan imperialism has always cloaked itself in the rhetoric of freedom and the struggle against oppression, while actually denying the broad masses any true freedom and oppressing entire peoples around the globe. So very few audiences will recognize themselves or their government in the grasshoppers of "A Bug's Life" and take home the lesson that they should be fighting against Amerikan imperialism.

    Men in Black

    The Men in Black consider themselves "above the system," and indeed they are in this movie fantasy of the aspiring intergalactic bourgeoisie which long ago went beyond petty national conflicts like that seen at the Mexican border. The Men in Black want their rule to appear "neutral" and beneficial to humyn-kind, as if it were possible for a state to be class-neutral.

    Spiderman

    Peter Parker said "With great power comes great responsibility." The great power he refers to is his Spider-power. MIM would take this quote and apply it to the power of the people to end hunger, stop deaths from preventable diseases, end wars, stop the destruction of the environment, and build a world where no group of people has power over other groups. All individuals have the power to take up this fight, and particularly here in the imperialist countries where we benefit from this suffering around the world, we have a responsibility to do so.
    Growth for growth's sake is the ideology of the cancer cell. -- Edward Abbey

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    Cyburbian nerudite's avatar
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    The irony is that they have links to buy movies on this site. How very capitalist of them!

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    Dan...

    You have WAAAYYYY too much time on your hands...
    "Dear Prudence...won't you open up your eyes? "

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    Originally posted by nerudite
    The irony is that they have links to buy movies on this site. How very capitalist of them!
    ALL MUST EVENTUALLY SUCCUMB to the homogenizing influence of American Capitalism, crudely trafficked to the proletariat by the power-structure's wiley Hollywood minions.
    "The fanatical Muslims despise America because it's all lapdancing and gay porn; the secular Europeans despise America because it's all born-again Christians hung up on abortion; the anti-Semites despise America because it's controlled by Jews. Too Jewish, too Christian, too Godless, America is also too isolationist, except when it's too imperialist." -- Mark Steyn

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    Originally posted by El Feo


    ALL MUST EVENTUALLY SUCCUMB to the homogenizing influence of American Capitalism, crudely trafficked to the proletariat by the power-structure's wiley Hollywood minions.
    You weave a mean sentence, El Feo!

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    Originally posted by bturk


    You weave a mean sentence, El Feo!
    Thanks, bturk - actually, I typed a coherent sentence into the Bolshevik Language Translator at babelfish, and that's what came out.
    "The fanatical Muslims despise America because it's all lapdancing and gay porn; the secular Europeans despise America because it's all born-again Christians hung up on abortion; the anti-Semites despise America because it's controlled by Jews. Too Jewish, too Christian, too Godless, America is also too isolationist, except when it's too imperialist." -- Mark Steyn

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    You mean you're cheating? Is this how you're coming up with your awesome poetry?

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    Originally posted by Tranplanner
    You mean you're cheating? Is this how you're coming up with your awesome poetry?
    Thanks, I think. I sat through too many poli sci classes and read too many Burke treatises and Roosevelt (let me be clear - Theodore) speeches. Now when I type, all that comes out is this damned purple prose!
    "The fanatical Muslims despise America because it's all lapdancing and gay porn; the secular Europeans despise America because it's all born-again Christians hung up on abortion; the anti-Semites despise America because it's controlled by Jews. Too Jewish, too Christian, too Godless, America is also too isolationist, except when it's too imperialist." -- Mark Steyn

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    misquote

    They (the movie people mentioned) say that Peter Parker said "with great power comes great responsibility". If my clouded memory serves me right, I do believe it was Aunt May that told Peter.

    And even if Dan has way to much time on his hands, the people that run that site have ALOT more time on their hands and what's up with their spelling anyway???

    I think they need to scrape their resin buildup..........they're just MOVIES!!!!!!!!!!
    I wonder if birds know it's Tuesday?

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