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D.C. Cannot Save America. Hollywood Can.

Uber Dave Wrote: Nov 09, 2012 5:57 PM
T172 Wrote: 5 minutes ago (5:24 PM) "I liked the first one (Starship Troopers), it was pretty awesome." If you had read the book, you would have thought it was hideous... ...And Hollywood does make a few movies with a conservative theme that do sell... ...But they mostly crank warmed over 1960's sit-coms, 100 million dollar advertisments for toys and ones based on comic books... ...Hollyrude hasn't had an orignal idea for decades... ...And, by the way, Robert A. Heinlein's books are loaded with conservative ideas.
Original Saepe__Expertus Wrote: Nov 09, 2012 6:27 PM
Regarding the 'Starship Troopers' of my favorite books. the movie was an unmitigated piece od KRAP! My plausible hypothesis for the existence of that movie is that a Hollywood producer was walking through the SciFi section of a bookstore and saw the title. "WOW! That's be a GREAT NAME for a movie!"
What happened with the flying armored suits? How about the energy weapons? The training sessions? and WHERE ON EARTH did they get BUGS shooting fireballs out their ASSZSS? Let alone the fact that you don't shoot in straight lines to hit something in orbit. Oh yeah...the BUGS were ARMED too. Sickening!
Ratas y Ratones Wrote: Nov 09, 2012 8:32 PM

The VAST majority of books are better than the movies.


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Bob F. RVN70-71 Wrote: Nov 09, 2012 6:22 PM
Uber Dave:
I have every one of Heinlein's books, and have read a number of them several times. Considering the results of Tuesday's elections, it might be time to read The Moon Is A Harsh Mistress again to prepare for guerilla political warfare against this administration.
Chief2Dogz Wrote: Nov 09, 2012 6:21 PM
Heinlein's books are loaded with libertarian ideas, not conservative.

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