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July 11, 2012

New movie about Obama coming out in July — from the producer of Schindler’s List

This quote is from an article which you can read in full here:

“2016 Obama’s America” is coming from Gerald Molen, the Academy Award-winning producer of “Schindler’s List,” whose new project is based on Dinesh D’Souza’s bestselling book “The Roots of Obama’s Rage.” […]

“….So I read Dinesh D’Souza’s book ‘The Roots of Obama’s Rage,’ and then Dinesh and I teamed up on this thing with some other great people and we just want to get the story out there out on what we feel America will look like in 2016 if, in fact, President Obama gets elected into a second term.”

Molen’s in-depth research on “Schindler’s List” also helped him decide to make “2016.” After all, people of goodwill must know history to avoid loss of liberty and further tragedy, and he had discovered that many history books reduced the Nazi holocaust to a merely paragraph, if they mentioned it at all.

Now, as Americans and billions of people around the world suffer many crises, Molen believes he shouldn’t neglect the opportunity to open the eyes of American voters.

As he put it: “At least ‘Schindler’s List’ kind of opened the floodgates and got the information out.”

It’s true, Schindler’s List opened the floodgates.  I saw the film in 1993, the year that it came out.  At that time, I knew nothing about the Holocaust.  I was confused by the film. There is a scene in Schindler’s List where a group of Jewish women are in the shower at Auschwitz, and water comes out.  The women were overjoyed because they thought that they were going to be gassed.

I was totally confused by the scene in the shower.  What was Spielberg trying to say?  That there were no gas chambers?  And the Jews were really given a shower when they arrived at Auschwitz, not gassed?

It was the movie Schindler’s List that prompted me to start studying the Holocaust.  I wrote about the movie Schindler’s List on my website here.

Spielberg is an Obama supporter.  According to the article, “Spielberg has given $100,000 to a pro-Obama political action committee, $35,800 to the Obama Victory Fund 2012 and, as Bloomberg Businessweek revealed, he advised the Obama re-election campaign to attack GOP presidential contender Mitt Romney’s work at Bain Capital.”

Now Molen “believes he shouldn’t neglect the opportunity to open the eyes of American voters.”

I am looking forward to seeing this movie and learning the secrets of Obama’s past.  I just hope that there are no scenes of Obama shooting people from a balcony at the White House, as in the Spielberg film Schindler’s List which has a scene where Amon Goeth is shooting prisoners from his “White House.”

Scene from Schindler’s List shows Amon Goeth shooting prisoners in the Plaszow camp from the balcony of his house

The main point that was hammered home in the film Schindler’s List is that there was absolutely no higher authority over the concentration camps.  The SS men who ran the camps could do anything they wanted, with absolutely no consequences.  They could beat the prisoners with 100 strokes from a whip, or they could shoot prisoners for sport.

The fact that Amon Goeth was arrested by Dr. Konrad Morgen who did a six-month investigation of him is not mentioned at all in the film.  Suddenly, Goeth is gone, and there is no mention of his absence in the film.

The idea that the concentration camps were not controlled by the Nazi government is what most Americans now believe, thanks to the film Schindler’s List.

4 Comments

  1. If you read enough on the era, Schindler had a good idea but the choices for his transport were those around his home town and nearby villages, and those who could afford the fare ($1,000 ?). He was neither saint nor sinner, just a businessman trying to do something that made good sense (and provided him with new coverage to support his activities.). He deserves his place of honor in Israel.

    2016 ?…wonder what it’s going to show. Things are not going well now, wonder how things will be going then no matter who gets elected. It’s worrisome.

    Comment by sandy54 — July 13, 2012 @ 6:48 pm

    • sandy 54
      Schindler was hardly a good businessman, as matter of fact after the war all his attempts were more than failures, just check it out. Only with slave labour at Krakau did the enterprise make some money and that was more or less due to the business acumen of his Jewish manager Stern who run his place. Schindler was deeply involved in Black Marketeering as long as he could make money on the side. True, he saved Jewish lives and has been honoured for this by Israel.

      Comment by Herbert Stolpmann — July 16, 2012 @ 10:25 pm

  2. “The idea that the concentration camps were not controlled by the Nazi government is what most Americans now believe, thanks to the film Schindler’s List.”

    If NOT the Nazi government then who does the American public believe controlled the the concentration camps?

    Comment by who dares wings — July 12, 2012 @ 8:02 pm

    • The American public believes that the SS men in the camps could do whatever they wanted, since the public believes that there was no control over the camps. Starting in 1942, the camps were controlled by the WVHA office in Oranienburg, but movies like Schindler’s List have made people believe that the SS did not have to get permission from the WVHA to punish or execute a prisoner. Amon Goeth is shown in the movie shooting prisoners for sport, and there was no central office to stop this behavior. Goeth was eventually arrested by the Nazis, for taking bribes from the prisoners and stealing from the warehouses in the camp, not for killing prisoners at random. According to the movie Schindler’s List, shooting prisoners for sport was allowed.

      Comment by furtherglory — July 13, 2012 @ 12:43 pm


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