Century Village cancels screening of Fahrenheit 9/11<br><br>By Buddy Nevins <br>Political Writer <br>Posted October 12 2004 <br><br>The George Bush-bashing film Fahrenheit 9/11 has been banned from the vote-rich Century Village of Pembroke Pines clubhouse movie schedule until after the election, and Democrats are furious.<br><br>It was listed in the events calendar to be shown Oct. 27-31 to residents of the sprawling condominium complex, who pay 75 cents to see films. It was canceled abruptly last week by clubhouse management.<br><br>A notice was posted in the clubhouse without any explanation. Instead, residents will be shown The Stepford Wives. <br>[color:red]I R O N Y</font color=red><br><br>"People are upset," said Isadore Nachimson, a Democratic activist at the heavily Democratic complex.<br><br>Century Village Democratic Club President Sophie Bock and Nachimson said they confronted Toni Gleason, who runs the clubhouse for a private management company.<br><br>"Toni Gleason told me people called in and complained about the film," Bock said. "She thought she was doing the right thing. She thought by removing the film she was being nonpolitical. It turns out she was perceived as being political. People want to see this film and now can't."<br><br>Gleason could not be reached for comment despite two phone calls to her office.<br><br>More Republicans, especially Cuban-American retirees from Miami-Dade County, have moved into Century Village in recent years. With five registered Democrats for every Republican, according to the Supervisor of Elections, Century Village remains a bastion of Democratic strength.<br><br>It is in condominium communities like Century Village that Democrats need to pile up votes if John Kerry has any hope of winning Florida. The votes Democrats win in this 9,000-vote community could offset a Bush victory in an entire GOP county in the Panhandle.<br><br>So when there was a controversy in Century Village, John Kerry's local team was quick to jump into the fray.<br><br>Diana Wasserman-Rubin, a Broward County commissioner and leader of the Democratic presidential nominee's county campaign, was cheered and applauded during a rally for Kerry on Saturday at Broward Community College after she denounced canceling the movie showing.<br><br>In an interview Sunday, Wasserman-Rubin said the film's showing in the clubhouse would have been a good way to get Democrats inside Century Village enthused about the upcoming election.<br><br>"To deprive the people of this movie before the election is almost like the Gestapo would do," Wasserman-Rubin said.<br>NO SH!T!<br><br>The movie has become almost a recruiting tool for Democratic voters. Including pictures of soldiers and Iraqi citizens horribly maimed from combat and a baffled president sitting frozen and unable to act after the planes hit the World Trade Center, the movie contains powerful anti-Bush images that vie with any Democratic campaign advertisements.<br><br>Filmmaker Moore is on a 60-city tour denouncing Bush in 20 battleground states where the outcome remains uncertain.<br><br>Fahrenheit 9/11 is billed as the most popular documentary film ever made, grossing $120 million in theaters earlier this year. Since its release for sale on DVD last week, it has sold 3 million copies.<br><br>Wasserman-Rubin was trying to get DVD players and recordings of the movie to give out to party activists. The activists would then hold Fahrenheit 9/11 parties in their homes to show the movie to other residents.<br><br>Nachimson said the idea to distribute DVDs was good, but not as good as showing the movie in the clubhouse.<br><br>"How many people can someone get into their home? The clubhouse fits 1,000," Nachimson said.<br><br>Democrats who want Fahrenheit 9/11 shown got some unexpected support from Broward Republican Chairman Kevin Tynan.<br><br>"I don't think anybody should censor anything," said Tynan.<br><br>Tynan said the movie was anti-Bush propaganda, but that voters were smart enough to figure that out.<br><br>Moore could not be reached for comment. CUZ HE's WORKING ON SOMETHING FAR MORE EXOTIC! LOL<br><br>Buddy Nevins can be reached at email@example.com or 954-356-4571.<br>--------------------<br><br>Ah fug,<br>I was not meant to serve these fux anyways<br>don't wanna be a part of it anyways...<br>we're not going anywhere.<br><br>FYI<br>the Chinese that were kidnapped in Pakistan where kidnapped by a guy that was let OUT of Guantanamo...<br>at least that what was said in my Miami Herlad news paper.<br>READ ON<br>http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&ned=tus&q=Chinese+Pakistan&btnG=Search+News<br><br>Wisdom no longer comes with age, have ya noticed?
Must be a really dire problem in Florida, if the democrat voters won't get up off their ass's to vote for their guy without seeing a movie first, to get them in the mood.<br><br><P ID="edit"><FONT SIZE=-1><EM>Edited by Llewelyn on 10/13/04 07:04 PM (server time).</EM></FONT></P>
_________________________ I used to think it was terrible that life was unfair. Then I thought what if life were fair and all of the terrible things that happen came because we really deserved them? Now I take comfort in the general unfairness and hostility of the universe.
You'd be surprised how many old folks don't know anything beyond the Regan era, or what they're fed on the most colorful channels like FOX/CNN<br><br>where nothing is transfered in the way of honesty, or clarity...<br><br>Wisdom no longer comes with age, have ya noticed?
It's even more surprising to hear people claim how many old folks are in an advanced stage of senescence with their minds fossilzed in the '80s. There are still vast numbers of us engaged in highly skilled occupations, who stay well-informed about current events, and can drive a golf ball 225 yards.<br><br>And who can see the mendacious megaslob Moore for what he is.<br><br>
_________________________ [red]Bibo, ergo sum[/red]
You know, you're right.<br>I mean a WWII vet around my block here said how they took funds away from his medical for AIDS research, Africa... so he's into events surely.<br>And in the MMoore DVD you'll find those elder ladies quite miffed about what's going on, what went on...<br><br>Take care.<br><br>Wisdom no longer comes with age, have ya noticed?
225 yards! The only way I could drive a ball that far is if it was old enough for the front seat and I buckled it in. But the only times I played golf they only had right hand clubs. I guess there is hope then for me. I'll take up the game when I'm 80.<br><br><br><br><br><br><br>luciferase is a four nineteener
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