Connecting the Dots

Presented with the kind permission of Agustin Blazquez, AB INDEPENDENT PRODUCTIONS

Description

CONNECTING THE DOTS is an expose of the lies, deception, scam and fraud of Obama and his supporting network of organizations that helped him win the presidency, the financing behind the organizations and the connections with George Soros and the Communist Party U.S.A.

It is the story of Obama and his communist mentor, Frank Marshall Davis, based on a 600-page FBI file. (Exposes) what is going on behind closed doors and shamefully hidden by the mainstream liberal media.

 

 

The Rats Below (Covering Cuba 4)

Elian with his father, Juan Miguel Gonzalez (2000)

Presented with the kind permission of Agustin Blazquez

Based in part on James B. Lieber’s book, Rats in the Grain: The Dirty Tricks and Trials of Archer Daniels Midland, the Supermarket to the World, this controversial documentary seeks to expose the relationship of giant “corporate welfare” recipient, Archer Daniels Midland Corporation (ADM), to Fidel Castro’s oppressive regime and the Clinton administration, and bring to light the part ADM played in ensuring Elian Gonzalez was returned to Cuba.

A 1995 report by the Cato Institute (Archer Daniels Midland: A Case Study In Corporate Welfare) stated …
http://www.cato.org/pubs/pas/pa-241.html

… (ADM) has been the most prominent recipient of corporate welfare in recent U.S. history.

ADM and its chairman Dwayne Andreas have lavishly fertilized both political parties with millions of dollars in handouts and in return have reaped billion-dollar windfalls from taxpayers and consumers.

Thanks to federal protection of the domestic sugar industry, ethanol subsidies, subsidized grain exports, and various other programs, ADM has cost the American economy billions of dollars since 1980 and has indirectly cost Americans tens of billions of dollars in higher prices and higher taxes over that same period.

At least 43 percent of ADM’s annual profits are from products heavily subsidized or protected by the American government.

Moreover, every $1 of profits earned by ADM’s corn sweetener operation costs consumers $10, and every $1 of profits earned by its ethanol operation costs taxpayers $30

Elian with his very own dictator, Fidel Castro (2005)

 

 

 

I Want Your Money

Presented with the kind permission of Ray Griggs

Wikipedia description:

The film examines and contrasts … the differences between “Reaganomics” and “Obamanomics” as American economic and governmental policies, as well as their respective impact on life in the United States of America, as summarized from film’s official web site:

Two versions of the American dream now stand in sharp contrast.

One views the money you earned as yours and best allocated by you. It champions the traditional American dream, which has played out millions of times through generations of Americans, of improving one’s lot in life and the entrepreneurial spirit of daring to dream and to build big.

The other believes that the federal government, using taxpayers’ money, should play a major role in leveling out the nation’s wealth to guarantee outcomes to all, regardless of effort. How America chooses between these two views of the role of government, at this crucial juncture, will have everything to do with the future we and our children and our children’s children will enjoy.

The film uses computer animation, film clips, archival footage, dramatizations, music, graphics, and on-camera interviews with well-known public figures and experts “to tell the story in the plainest terms of the choice between the Obama and the Reagan views of the role of the federal government in our society.”

Individuals interviewed:

  • Mike Huckabee
  • Stephen Moore
  • Michael Reagan
  • William Voegeli
  • Star Parker
  • Kenneth Blackwell
  • Edwin Meese lll
  • Thad McCotter
  • Newt Gingrich
  • Lee Edwards
  • Pete Wilson
  • Steve Forbes
  • Gary Bauer
  • Kate Obenshain
  • Chris Edwards
  • David M. McIntosh
  • Lila Rose
  • John Stossel
  • Allen Icet
  • Rob Schaaf
  • John Stossel
  • Tom McClintock
  • Andrew Breitbart
  • George Runner
  • Alison Fraser

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The Next Generation (Covering Cuba 2)

Presented with the kind permission of Agustin Blazquez

Documentary by Agustin Blazquez and Jaums Sutton. The riveting testimonies of the new generation of Cuban Americans born and educated in the U.S. Through their families, they are fully aware of the realities of life in Cuba. They are aware of the misinformation and deceptive ways of the U.S. media reports on their parents’ homeland. And they are taking the torch to fight for a free Cuba.

Featured: ANA C. DUARTE, ARTURO ESTOPIÑAN, CAMILA RUIZ, CRISTINA PORTUONDO, DENNIS ALBAIJES, JESSIE TORRES, JORGE RODRIGUEZ, JOSE MONTERO, LORI MONTENEGRO, MARIO MORLOTE, MANUEL OCHOA, MERCEDES M. VIANA, RAMIRO INGUANZO, RUBEN PORRAS, SANDY ACOSTA and VICTOR TRIAY

Also appearing: ALBA HERRERA ROHDES, ISRAEL MOYA, JORGE BENITEZ and LAZARO ALVAREZ, JR.

Che Guevara: The other side of an Icon (Covering Cuba 7)

Presented with the kind permission of Agustin Blazquez

This film profiles the life of Ernesto Guevera the man killed in Bolivia, known as “Che”, the icon, who lives on today. It presents the real man behind the myth, his legacy and why he has become so popular among the youth, revolutionaries and terrorists of the world. It explores the dangers of believing in Che’s carefully constructed fake public image–herein lies the real Che.

This documentary is based on sources who worked directly with him, knew his family in Argentina and Havana –who were intimately acquainted with Che’s personal and political trajectory as well as his academic scholars.

Director: Agustin Blazquez.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Elian (Covering Cuba 3)

Presented with the kind permission of Agustin Blazquez

The compelling story of Elian Gonzalez from the Cuban American point of view. It is the answer from the exiled community, much maligned by the U.S. media, to the abuses of the Clinton administration. It exposes the travesty of justice perpetrated against the citizens of America by a corrupt administration that violated its own laws. It is dedicated to the memory of Elisabet Broton, Elian‘s mother, who died bringing her son to freedom in America. A documentary by Agustin Blazquez and Jaums Sutton.

 

Act of Repudiation (Covering Cuba 5)

Presented with the kind permission of Agustin Blazquez

“Act of Repudiation” as practiced by the Cuban government, is the official use of public intimidation and repression against individuals and their families because of their views, through the used of trained mobs and violence, akin to those employed by Nazi Germany and the Ku Klux Klan.

ARTS AND POLITICS ARE INSEPARABLE IN CUBA

This is the story of the Act of Repudiation directed at internationally renowned concert guitarist Carlos Molina and his family. Molina and daughter Maritza, a child at the time of the assault, describe the acts of the government-incited mobs that attacked their home and the resulting trauma they still feel today. The Act resulted from Molina’s request to emigrate, with his American-born wife, Marisa and his three daughters, to the U.S. Molina, lauded as founder of the Cuban School of Guitar, began his performing career in 1969, the same year he graduated from the School of Law at the University of Havana. Daughter Maritza, an artist, relates the trauma she suffered by the Act of Repudiation directed at her family, which to this day, impacts her life and her artwork.

The General George S. Patton Story

Presented with thanks to the United States Army &
the National Archives and Records Administration

Blurb from the U.S. Army’s THE BIG PICTURE television series, 1950-1975.

A remarkable and informative biography comes to the screen in “The General Patton Story” as narrated by Ronald Reagan and produced by the Army Pictorial Center.

Here is a story of a soldier who lived for action and glory and reached the heights in serving his country.

This is a page from contemporary history devoted to the life of General George S. Patton, Jr., whose Third Army swept across the continent of Europe.

It is a mirror reflecting Patton’s major principle for fighting battles or a war–attack, attack and, when in doubt–attack again.

On a strictly visual appraisal, the choice combat footage of General Patton presents an insight into the character of the man.

No American leader was more colorful and more successful, stepping forth like some warrior of old–to lead and inspire vast forces of men.

While the basic elements of “The General Patton Story” are combat sequences, the film documentary delves into the General’s life with such intimate details as his inability to spell, although a model cadet at West Point.

A believer in showmanship, he was aware that if the act could not be carried off in fine style, the men would see through it. Always the “old man” pushed his men harder than anyone had pushed them before.

Always the results were more than they might have expected. For a commander who was so obviously a winner–they would do the impossible.

Patton is a study in duty, patriotism and loyalty.

 

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Do As I Say (Profiles in Liberal Hypocrisy)

DO AS I SAY: A documentary by Nicholas Tucker & Lucas Abel

Presented with the kind permission of Nicholas Tucker

Hypocrites come in all shapes and sizes. And when it comes to politics, hypocrisy is just part of the game. But the press only tends to cover half the story. For decades, the American people have benefited from the media’s meticulous investigation of hypocrisy among conservative leaders. Meanwhile, liberal hypocrisy gets a free pass.

But not any more.

These days, you can’t turn on the television or open a newspaper without finding liberal politicians, professors, pop stars, and pundits blaming the world’s problems on America’s free enterprise system, its democratic tradition, and its core values of individualism and self-reliance. But how sincere are they about their beliefs? How do they live? The answers will shock you.

In a film that will forever change how we see America and its leaders, filmmakers Nicholas Tucker and Lucas Abel take us on an unforgettable journey through a political landscape filled with hypocrites and humbugs.

Along the way, they reveal a disturbing national truth: that the two-faced mantra “do as I say, not as I do” has become the unwritten golden rule of some of our most prominent liberal leaders.

Former vice president Al Gore has won an Academy Award and a Nobel Peace Prize for his crusade against global warming. But while he insists that average Americans must slash their carbon footprint or face a planetary catastrophe, Gore still flies around the world in a private jet—and burns thirty thousand dollars’ worth of electricity and natural gas each year in his Nashville mansion.

During her presidential campaign, Senator Hillary Clinton declared war on mortgage lending abuses. But she didn’t remind voters that she and her husband were once involved in a predatory lending scheme that took advantage of teachers, farmers, laborers, and other ordinary Americans, leaving them with no equity and nothing to show for the money they invested. In fact, more than half the people who spent their savings buying land from the Clintons in Whitewater never received a property deed.

Filmmaker Michael Moore, a self-styled “working-class boy from Flint, Michigan,” claims never to have owned a single share of stock. But don’t be fooled by his scruffy jeans and baseball cap. Moore, who lives in a lavish lakeside mansion with Eminem and Kid Rock as neighbors, owns a sizable investment portfolio through his foundation—including stock in Halliburton, Pfizer, Merck, Tenet Healthcare, and other companies he vilifies in his films.

Senator Ted Kennedy, enemy of tax shelters and vocal advocate of the estate tax, maintains an elaborate network of trusts and foundations to ensure that his own wealth will pass on to his heirs largely tax-free. Kennedy is also an avid environmentalist—as long as he doesn’t have to make any personal sacrifices. He strongly opposes the nation’s first offshore wind-energy project because it would interfere with his sailing hobby.

MIT professor Noam Chomsky is famed for denouncing free markets, private enterprise, and the American government. But he doesn’t come cheap—he charges $12,000 for each speaking engagement. His books berating capitalism have become hot commodities in their own right. And despite his oft-stated opposition to the U.S. military, property rights, and tax havens for the wealthy, he has turned a tidy profit as a Defense Department consultant, owns two million-dollar homes, and has set up an irrevocable trust to protect his sizable fortune for his heirs.

These figures and many like them populate Tucker and Abel’s Do As I Say, an eye-opening exposé of the thinly veiled hypocrisy defining some of today’s leading liberal figures. Based on Peter Schweizer’s bestselling book, this funny, fast-paced film reveals how icons of the left have fully embraced capitalist ideals while simultaneously discouraging others from doing the same.

To make the film, Tucker and Abel drove across the country on a quest for hypocrites in liberal clothing. An intrepid two-man investigative team, they traveled to Michigan to confront Michael Moore about his Halliburton and Honeywell stock, talked politics with college students at UC Berkeley, visited Arkansas to reconstruct the Clintons’ shady real-estate dealings, and searched for the Pentagon employee who signed Noam Chomsky’s paychecks. Living lean on a shoestring budget, single-mindedly hunting for answers, Tucker and Abel took their camera where no hypocrite wants it to go.

The results are enough to compel millions to choose between their ideals and their leaders. Because if there is one thing Americans can’t abide, it’s a hypocrite.

THE FILMMAKERS

Nicholas Tucker, the award-winning director of Do As I Say, has crafted a filmmaking career marked by bold moves and innovative production solutions.

His first feature-length film, Fandom: A True Film, is currently in distribution and has broken ground as an experimental documentary.

His second feature film, The Strange Case of Carl Weber: A Vampire in America, is currently competing in film festivals nationwide.

Both films helped change the way that digital films are made, utilizing the newest technology and pioneering cutting-edge techniques for planning, shooting, and editing.

While studying film at San Francisco’s Academy of Art University, Nicholas produced numerous films and projects, including Fandom, and was the only member of his graduating class ever to direct a feature film – let alone sell one for distribution. His other recent projects include short films, several commercials, and two documentaries commissioned by the California Highway Patrol. He has earned a reputation as an innovator, and has been a featured speaker at several film festivals and the Macworld conference.

Lucas Abel, the cinematographer and editor behind Do As I Say, has been editing film and video for over a decade. His feature film credits include Fandom and The Strange Case of Carl Weber: A Vampire In America, both of which received critical acclaim for their editing. Lucas’s ability to create stunning visual explorations of story and character is second to none, and is well complemented by his skills as an illustrator and musician. Lucas graduated in 2004 from the Academy of Art University with an emphasis in film editing.

Bill Whittle presents: Firewall – What We Believe


Presented with the kind permission of Jeremy Boreing, Declaration Entertainment

These 7 short “video essays”, written and very nicely presented by Bill Whittle explore the foundational beliefs of Tea Party Conservatism. From small government and distrust of elitism, to gun rights and immigration, Bill Whittle reveals the philosophical underpinnings that make America the most exceptional nation in the history of the world.

Topics:

  1. Small Government and Private Enterprise
  2. Elitism
  3. Wealth Creation
  4. Natural Law
  5. Immigration
  6. Gun Rights
  7. American Exceptionalism