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Matt Damon’s Latest Film Simplifies a Complex Political Issue

Hoosierguy Wrote: Jan 07, 2013 8:37 AM
It that's the case, and I strongly disagree that it is, and fracking is so bad, then don't you think that the government could just as easily be screwing up by dumping money into "green" energy?
Hoosierguy Wrote: Jan 07, 2013 11:43 AM
oops, I forgot. Thanks for the reminder!
crackerette Wrote: Jan 07, 2013 9:24 AM

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...