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ED ANGER RETURNS (Eastwood’s Gran Torino…)

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ED ANGER RETURNS

Posted By Ed Anger On January 5, 2009 @ 10:22 am In OPINION | No Comments

MY AMERICA – by Ed Anger

Until now, conservative icon Ed Anger has been silent after [1] lapsing into a coma following the election of Barack Hussein Obama. Doctors tried numerous methods to awaken the columnist, including electroshock therapy, with no success.

With his hospital room TV tuned to FOX News 24/7, Anger was eventually roused by a commercial for the new Clint Eastwood movie “Gran Torino,” in which Eastwood plays a gun-toting auto industry and Korean War veteran now living in a tough, immigrant neighborhood in Detroit. A special screening of the film was arranged for Anger as he returned home to fully recover. Below is Ed Anger’s first writing since his awakening, a review of “Gran Torino.”

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My America, the America I know and love has been in a coma. For too long it has been asleep at the wheel… the wheel of a foreign-made car. It’s time to wake up and tell the rest of the world to GET OFF OUR LAWN!!!

Recently, a movie opened my eyes when I had the great honor to watch Clint Eastwood’s new film “Gran Torino.” From its title, I had hoped for an old West border-town shoot ‘em up, but was pleasantly surprised when it turned out to be about a REAL American man taking a stand against some no good punks… punks whose freedoms he helped secure!!!

Now, I’m not one to find much sense coming out of Hollywood, but for once, those latte loving liberal lulus have pointed a gun right at the nose of the problem here with “Gran Torino.” Like those fictional terrorist teens who taunt Eastwood’s heroic character, there are real-life outlaws out there who are taunting REAL American and threatening to destroy our way of life.

Immigrants? No, I’m talking about those three stooges Rick Wagoner of GM, Alan Mulally of Ford, and Robert Nardelli of Chrysler.  What was once the great symbol of American power and pride, the American automobile, has become just a tin can on the greed garbage pile. These business school Bozos have had their heads up their tailpipe for decades while foreign invaders from countries named Toyota, Honda and Hyundai have taken over OUR neighborhood and OUR America.

Clint Eastwood’s character Walk Kowalski would fill their fat hides with lead if he had the chance. He didn’t work the plant and fight in Korea to see Korean-made cars take over his Detroit streets. Now there’s a lot of touchy-feely political talk about closing down Guantanamo Bay to make the rest of the world love America more. I say, no thank you. Build the fence higher and throw Wagoner, Mulally and Nardelli in there with Osama’s Kids and appoint Eastwood the new head of Homeland Security. I give his movie 50 stars and 13 stripes!

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  1. January 6, 2009 at 9:52 AM | #1

    I viewed Gran Torino over Christmas week and it was a really good story and flick!

    Eastwood had disappointed me personally with his Iwo Jima Flag pic where he was careful to show details of that historical event–in fact, he even made a follow-up flik from the Japanese point of view. That was good too, but I had hoped that finally Hollywood–and let’s face it, Eastwood IS Hollywood too–would zero in on the actual first flag raising and it’s forty-man patrol up Suribachi, and, specifically, how they (the first flag Marines, were all but ignored by history and shunted aside.

    This was not to be, however. I had always thought of Eastwood as a straight shooter-tell it like it is kinda guy–maybe I just expect too much from folks.

    Anyway, Eastwood is a fine actor and story teller, etc.

    Semper Fidelis
    Dick Gaines
    GySgt USMC (Ret.)

  2. January 15, 2009 at 1:40 AM | #3

    Clint Eastwood did a great job of using his outward crankiness to come across as mean as well as somehow heroic this newest film of his

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