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Matt Damon’s Latest Film Simplifies a Complex Political Issue

crackerette Wrote: Jan 07, 2013 9:24 AM
Hoosier How dare you question six04's knowledge. Don't you realize he probably got his info from "Mother Jones?" I have learned that anything claimed by the left is usually the exact opposite of truth and facts.

Matt Damon’s latest film “Promised Land” arrived in theaters nationwide yesterday with a focus on the controversial issue of fracking. Written by Matt Damon (who won an Oscar for co-writing “Good Will Hunting”) and John Krasinski (“The Office),” the story focuses on a small community that is asked to debate the merits of the process when a large corporation arrives in town wanting to buy much of the local land.

In an article from the Wall Street Journal, reporter Daniel Gilbert described -- much more succinctly than the film does -- what the process of fracking entails. He noted that...