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Hollywood pumps cash to save
Senate majority for Democrats

The Hill [Washington, DC], by Judy Kurtz

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 8/13/2014 10:28:40 AM

Hollywood is pouring money into the midterm elections, with A-listers such as Leonardo DiCaprio, Gwyneth Paltrow, Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Barbra Streisand all coughing up blockbuster bucks. The donations are largely aimed at keeping the Senate in Democratic hands. Republicans, who have the political winds at their backs, need to pick up six seats to win control of the upper chamber. Streisand, a longtime Democratic donor, opened her checkbook in several competitive Senate races, according to Federal Election Commission data collected and analyzed by The Hill. In addition to a $10,000 donation to the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee and $2,600 to House Minority

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I hope that all their money is wasted.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Mobyclik, 8/13/2014 10:53:27 AM     (No. 9964291)

It seems to me what they´re really saying is, ´´50% of Amerika, don´t spend your hard earned money on our crappy and idiotic movies and music.´´

I haven´t...and I won´t.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: JonR, 8/13/2014 10:58:29 AM     (No. 9964296)

It´s past time to retire these liberal phonies!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: spahrkl, 8/13/2014 11:07:46 AM     (No. 9964313)

One can pick up lice at the movie these days, so why go.

I don´t support the movie actors at the box office. If I feel the need to see a movie I get it from our local library. Why pay twice? Not only that but being at home in a comfortable environment is much more desirable.

Barbara S irks me in that she doesn´t support her own.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: strike3, 8/13/2014 11:13:50 AM     (No. 9964322)

These "A-Listers" are A-(fill in the blank) and are living in a dream world. Streisand especially with her mansion on the beach spewing smoke from six chimneys. Her gift of voice was obviously offset by her non-gift of brain. Pretty boy DiCaprio has even less talent than the Canadian brat Bieber.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Bazi, 8/13/2014 11:22:39 AM     (No. 9964335)

What happened to their liberal mantra?"Get the money out of politics!"

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Reply 6 - Posted by: M2, 8/13/2014 11:24:34 AM     (No. 9964338)

I think we have learned by some recent primary elections that while money may make more campaign ads and flyers, it doesn´t guarantee a win.

My suggestion to Hollywood, because they are so brilliant on matters that affect the known world, is to funnel their money back into their awful movies, riddled with profligate sexual behavior, perversity and profanity.

I think the rest of the country can handle Hollywood´s dirty money with some clean, hard-earned dollars, some wealthy conservative philanthropists and a conservative media that can dwarf the mental dwarves in the land of tan and tight.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Words have Meaning, 8/13/2014 12:36:51 PM     (No. 9964454)

The only thing that will preserve a democratic majority in the senate will be the GOP shooting themselves in the foot like they always do.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Megrits, 8/13/2014 1:07:38 PM     (No. 9964507)

Haven´t given these stupid leftist pigs one red cent in years, and never will.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Penney, 8/13/2014 2:23:13 PM     (No. 9964659)

Today´s trashy hollyweird: no shame and profane!!!! YUCK!

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Reply 10 - Posted by: arkfamily, 8/13/2014 2:26:25 PM     (No. 9964662)

I absolutely don´t care for Hollywood. What they have done to our society and kids is truly sad. They can take their cash and stuff it somewhere else. Aren´t they supporting the candidate who preaches "share the wealth" and, for that reason, I find them to be hypocrites.

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