Skip to comments.Exclusive — David Mamet Warns Americans Are Giving Up Their Rights Under Coronavirus Lockdowns: ‘We’ve Forgotten the Constitution’
Posted on 12/17/2020 5:47:49 PM PST by Beave Meister
Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and Oscar-nominated screenwriter David Mamet is warning Americans that they are giving up their Constitutional rights under coronavirus lockdowns, saying that questioning government authorities needs to remain a vital part of the country’s democratic tradition.
In an interview with Breitbart News’ editor-in-chief Alex Marlow on Breitbart News Daily on Sirius XM Patriot 125, David Mamet blasted the shut-down and stay-at-home orders that have once again taken effect in many states, leading to widespread economic devastation.
“It just doesn’t make any sense. It’s the first time in history that an entire economy has been shut down because of an infection,” he said during Wednesday’s broadcast. “And obviously everyone gets to pick his or her own experts and say whom they believe in. But that’s what you’re supposed to do with your health, right? We’re supposed to make our own decisions about our health.”
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How quaint. Now shut up and put on your muzzle, peasant.
It makes sense once you realize that the LEFT does not care if the country is a pile of rubble as long as they are in control
The Spanish Prisoner was great.
We’ll just vote them out. Easy peasy. </s>
We also gave up our rights to fair elections. Nobody’s fault but ours, we let it happen. Also, the Oath Keepers are 100% correct, but that’s not happening either.
I love the Glengarry Glen Ross speech.
The one that was abrogated by BOTH parties on Usurpation Day, January 20, 2009 when ALL of our elected and appointed swore in an ineligible usurper?
He and his vaccine and masking buds don't like it that we resisting.
We are not ‘giving up our rights’ on purpose.
New laws now dictate all these annoying little details, even though many of the laws contradict each other.
The goal of most people is to get through the day without violating a rule or what many treat as a virtual rule.
It reminds me of that old child’s game called
OPERATION. You want to take what you want without any short, sharp shocks.
If governments are allowed to break the law when there is an emergency, they will create emergencies so they will be allowed to break the law.
That is one of the greatest scenes in cinema history. I’ll give you a little history about that scene. I’m an actor, I lived in LA for about 18 years, so one night my roommate says Kevin Spacey is coming over to look at something he filmed. So I leave them alone, but afterward Spacey introduces himself to me and we start talking about acting. I told him I did a role in a play of a character he created on Broadway, Neil Simons “Lost in Yonkers” and I got in the play when it came to Chicago, we both played the same character Uncle Louie.
So I asked him about Glengarry Glen Ross, and he said Mamet and the director wanted Al Pacino to play Romo, but Pacino was doing another movie at the time, so they cast Baldwin, who was new at the time as Romo. And they were rehearsing the movie for about two weeks, so Mamet, the other producers and the director, James Foley really liked what Baldwin was doing as Romo. Then out of the blue, Al Picino calls them, his movie was done early and he’s now free to do Glengarry Glen Ross. So now Mamet, the producers, and Foley go with a name actor, and give Romo back to Pacino. But they really loved what Baldwin was did in rehearsal, so Mamet, who wrote the play too, wrote that scene for just for Baldwin. That scene is not in the play. I think it’s the scene that sets the tone for the entire movie. About 10 years ago Steppenwolf Theatre company put on the play Glengarry Glen Ross and asked Mamet if they could put that scene in the play. Mamet said yes.
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Good story, thanks for sharing. I like hearing from and reading Mamet. He fills the Hitchens void for me somewhat, if that makes sense.
Thank you for the story, and they’re always appreciated.
I also really like his Malice speech, Pacino’s Scent of a Woman speech, and the Good Will Hunting Robin Williams “Tasters Choice” speech.
Those who give up
Liberty for Security,
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