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Old 01-11-2017, 05:40pm   #1
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Default Can She Really Be This Conceited?

Celebrities Call For ‘Total Hollywood Strike’ Until Trump Resigns

Posted on January 9, 2017 by Baxter Dmitry in Entertainment // 516

A group of liberal Hollywood celebrities are threatening a “massive, all-round Hollywood strike” unless Donald Trump resigns. Describing Hollywood as “the base of the entire modern American culture“, the group also claims to be speaking on behalf of “all of humanity.”

“It’s about time people understood that we’re the ones with the power and that the president is there to serve us, not the other way around“, a spokesperson for the group told The New York Times.

“We’re calling for a general strike that would include every single person involved in making motion pictures in Hollywood, starting with the actors and celebrities themselves and encompassing companies in charge of making props, movie memorabilia and even souvenir shops.”

Spinzon reports: Rosie O’Donnell, Debra Messing, Ed Asner and Michael Shannon are among the dozens of artists, entertainers, and activists who have attached their names to an effort calling for a month-long protest to stop President-elect Donald Trump.

“No! In the Name of Humanity We Refuse to Accept a Fascist America!” reads a full-page ad placed in the New York Times on Wednesday by the group Refuse Racism. “Donald Trump, the President-elect, is assembling a regime of grave danger,” the ad says.

“Millions of people in the US and around the world are filled with deep anxiety, fear and disgust. Our anguish is right and just. Our anger must now become massive resistance – before Donald Trump is inaugurated and has the full reins of power in his hands.”

Other Hollywood celebrities who have also joined the campaign, however, are calling for an all-out strike that would span the entire movie industry in the hopes that such a move would urge the President-elect to resign from his position as the newly elected President of the United States.

“We’re calling for a general strike that would include every single person involved in making motion pictures in Hollywood, starting with the actors and celebrities themselves and encompassing companies in charge of making props, movie memorabilia and even souvenir shops,” a spokesperson for the Refuse Racism group told The New York Times. “It’s about time people understood that we’re the ones with the power and that the president is there to serve us, not the other way around.”

Asked to elaborate on why the group is targeting Hollywood out of all the industries in the country as their bargaining chip, the spokesperson argued that "Hollywood is, simply put, the base of the entire modern American culture. It is the foundation of the country, so to speak, the glue that’s holding it together. And think about what happens when you destroy the foundation of a house. It comes crashing down, right? Well, that’s exactly what’s going to happen to America unless Donald Trump realizes how real the danger of that actually is, and chooses to step down as President of his own free will. And while we’re on the subject, between you and me – nobody wants Hollywood to stop doing its thing, but this is a necessary move.”

“Besides, it’s not like the billionaire-businessman-turned-president hasn’t ventured into movies in his day, right? So, he’ll understand firsthand what’s going to happen if Hollywood goes to strike. Without the work of Hollywood and the lifestyle promoted by it, there will literally be no more America to rule for Trump. So, in effect, it’s not us that are going to force Donald Trump to resign his office; it’s the people of America who are going to make him do it, because the God’s honest truth is – without Hollywood, there is no America. It’s like trying to run Nazi Germany without Hitler at the forefront – it just becomes pointless,” the spokesperson concluded.
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Old 01-11-2017, 06:38pm   #2
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I'm sure that many of these delusional "strikers" were the same people that said they were going to leave the country if Trump was elected.

We all know how well that worked out.
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GREAT! Don't work (if you can call it that). Don't get paid obscene amounts of money.
If Hollywierd shut down tomorrow it would be no sweat off my azz. Other than the people that would suffer would be the middle class people who make it happen but aren't on the screen or on TMZ etc
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Old 01-11-2017, 07:31pm   #4
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Turns out the article is mostly BS. The other day I called out Spence for posting this crap from these click-bait "alternative" news sites.

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ORIGIN:On 6 January 2017, the web site The Rightists published an article reporting that Hollywood was going on strike until Donald Trump resigned from the presidency.

The Rightists bills itself as a "hybrid" web site that publishes articles containing a mixture of fact and fiction. In this case, the article started off with a paragraph concerning a one-page ad published in the New York Times by the group "Refuse Facism," which was reportedly supported by celebrities such as Rosie O'Donnell, Debra Messing, and Ed Asner.

The bulk of The Rightists article, however, was made up of fictional quotes from a non-existent spokesperson. The following paragraphs, for instance, are complete fabrications:

Other Hollywood celebrities who have also joined the campaign, however, are calling for an all-out strike that would span the entire movie industry in the hopes that such a move would urge the President-elect to resign from his position as the newly elected President of the United States. “We’re calling for a general strike that would include every single person involved in making motion pictures in Hollywood, starting with the actors and celebrities themselves and encompassing companies in charge of making props, movie memorabilia and even souvenir shops,” a spokesperson for the Refuse Racism group told The New York Times. “It’s about time people understood that we’re the ones with the power and that the president is there to serve us, not the other way around.”

Asked to elaborate on why the group is targeting Hollywood out of all the industries in the country as their bargaining chip, the spokesperson argued that Hollywood “is, simply put, the base of the entire modern American culture. It is the foundation of the country, so to speak, the glue that’s holding it together. And think about what happens when you destroy the foundation of a house. It comes crashing down, right? Well, that’s exactly what’s going to happen to America unless Donald Trump realizes how real the danger of that actually is, and chooses to step down as President of his own free will. And while we’re on the subject, between you and me — nobody wants Hollywood to stop doing its thing, but this is a necessary move.”

The above-displayed passage was not published in an article by the New York Times, did not appear in any other credible publication, and were not spoken by a spokesperson for "Refuse Facism." They originated on a web site that publishes articles consisting of a "hybrid" of fact and fiction:

TheRightists.com is independent News platform That allow People and independent Journalist to bring the news directly to the readers. Readers come to us as a source of independent news that not effected from the big channels.

This is HYBRID site of news and satire. part of our stories already happens, part, not yet. NOT all of our stories are true!

Refuse Facism has been endorsed by several celebrities, and the group has organized protests, but the quotes published by The Rightists stating that Hollywood was going on strike until Trump resigned are pure fiction.
Is Hollywood Going on Strike Until Donald Trump Resigns? : snopes.com

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Rosie O'Donnell, her Exalted Fatness, is now holding out for Obama to declare Martial Law and to bring charges (although she does not specify what crimes she wants him charged with) against Trump. Her contention is that he (Trump) is mentally unstable.
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Rosie O'Donnell, Charlie Sheen cling on to desperate efforts to stop Trump presidency | Fox News

Rosie O'Donnell, Charlie Sheen cling on to desperate efforts to stop Trump Presidency
Published January 12, 2017 FoxNews.com

The Hollywood stars have both named two possible last-ditch efforts to stop President-elect Donald Trump from assuming office.

O'Donnell tweeted Thursday she supports martial law to stop Trump from becoming president until he's been "cleared of all charges."

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"...for the love of god america - we must stop the inauguration," the comedian tweeted.

Sheen's hope is that Trump will be impeached.

"I'm a big fan of accountability and skill sets none of which we'll see on the 20th... we look forward to an impeachment," he told TMZ.

This is hardly the first time O'Donnell has voiced wanting to stop Trump.

She tweeted January 1 that Trump is "mentally unstable" and must be stopped.
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Fucking idiots.
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If they quite working, how many years before anyone notices?
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Rosie O'Donnell is such a non-factor that she's not even worth discussing. Anyway, I thought she said she was leaving the US if Trump was elected. What's the delay?

...oh...that's right...she doesn't want to give up her seat on the gravy train she's on for being a B-list (at best) comedian.

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Sheen's hope is that Trump will be impeached.

"I'm a big fan of accountability and skill sets none of which we'll see on the 20th... we look forward to an impeachment," he told TMZ.
Says the guy who spent tens of thousands of dollars on drugs to feed his addiction habit and call girls from Heidi Fleiss. Last time I checked, both of those activities were illegal. He certainly has an interesting skill set.

Sorry Charlie...accountability works both ways.
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I think it would be hilarious if they hired Rosie O'Donnell to host the next White House Correspondent's Dinner.
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