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In August of 2005, after years of frustration with public figures, I finally became enraged watching Ellen Degeneres lie to an audience full of unsuspecting consumer junkie morons too stupid to realize that they were being played by yet another greedy celebrity talk show pig hired by NBC and paid millions for her ability to hook them on the latest batch of over-priced crap. They even let her get away with endorsing Countrywide, a known predatory lender partially responsible for causing the artificial inflation and sudden collapse of the housing market. Yes, THAT Countrywide. She stood right there and endorsed it with a smile. Oprah Winfrey and Dr Phil did as well.

It was crystal clear that not a single one of those audience members had a clue about the growing concentration of wealth, the shrinking middle class, the related economic instability or the domino-effect of socioeconomic issues resulting from it.

Since then, I've been doing everything within my power and within the law to help offset the deliberate dumbing down of America for maximum profit.

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are fake humanitarians.

Big name celebrities have no desire to make the world a better place.

The rich and famous do not want to be seen as 'pigs' or go down in history as 'villains'. They want to be seen as 'heros' and go down in history as 'humanitarians'. The market for their product has become global. The fan base has become global. Therefore, the 'humanitarian' effort and 'good will' PR machine has gone global. These 'humanitarian' efforts and 'good deeds' are not chosen to address the greatest need or injustice. They are chosen almost exclusively to appeal to the largest demographic for their respective commercial products. The largest fan base. Efficiency or effect is of little or no concern. Its all about PR, marketing, image, and fame. This is why the rich and famous have all taken up 'philanthropy' or 'good will' around the world. This is why so many have 'schools' or 'foundations' in their name. This is why so many play golf or appear on a TV game show for 'charity'. This is why so many sign motorcycles, other merchandise, or auction off their own 'personal effects' for 'charity'. This is why so many have TV shows with a 'charitable' gimmick. This is why so many arrange photo ops with wounded veterans, firefighters, or sick children. This is why so many have adopted children from around the world (Which they always pay others to care for full time. The hired professionals are sworn by legal contract to confidentiality. Not allowed to discuss or appear in public with the children they care for. Those 'photo' and 'interview' opportunities are reserved exclusively for the rich and famous 'adoptive' parents.). This is why every 'humanitarian' effort and 'good deed' is plastered all over the media worldwide. Its not about 'humanity' or 'good will'. Its all about marketing, image, fame, and PROFIT. This is why we are so often reminded of their respective 'good deeds' or 'humanitarian' efforts shortly before or after the release of their latest commercial product. and are both non-profit charity watchdogs. Of all the well rated charities (currently about 1500), no more than 5 are closely affiliated with celebrities. That's a maximum of 5 well rated celebrity foundations out of 1500. In general, celebrity foundations run like crap because they blow half the money on private jet rides, five star accommodations, and PR crews. The fans have been terribly misled.

For example: Virtually every penny 'donated' by Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt to date has come from repeated sales of baby photos. With each sale, the baby money goes to the 'Jolie-Pitt' foundation. A foundation which has never done anything but shelter funds. The 'donation' is immediately publicized worldwide. When Jolie or Pitt have a new movie to promote, a portion is then donated from their own 'foundation' to a legitimate charity. This leaves their ignorant fans under the impression that 'another' donation has been made. When in fact, its the same baby money being transferred again and again. Another portion is blown on private jet rides, super-exclusive accommodations, photo ops, and PR crap. This saves Jolie and Pitt millions in travel/stay expenses and their respective studios tens of millions in advertising. It's all very calculated. Of course, Jolie and Pitt could simply endorse any of the 1500 most efficient and effective charities. Of course, the baby money would go much further and do far more good if it were donated to such charities to begin with. But that would be too boring.

The 'Make it Right' Foundation took in over $12,000,000 the first year alone. Over $45,000,000 to date. Brad Pitt has never been the primary donor, planner, or designer. He is a founder, a figurehead, and salesman with a position on the board of advisors. Nothing more. Still, he has been showered EXCLUSIVELY with glorious praise by fellow celebrities and media outlets around the world. Again, the fans have been terribly misled..

In order to move into a 'green' home, the innocent victims of Katrina are required to provide a property deed, meet a number of financial requirements, and pay an average of $150,000 UP FRONT. The difference is offered in cheap loans or on occasion (according to the website) forgiven. To date, only a few dozen former home owners have qualified. The 'Make it Right' foundation was never intended to help the lower income residents of New Orleans reclaim anything lost in Katrina. In fact, 'Make it Right' is part of a calculated effort to rebuild the Lower Ninth Ward without them. Part of a calculated effort to raise property values in the area by displacing the poor. They are by design, excluded. Unable to qualify.

Of course, Brad Pitt could have simply endorsed 'Habitat For Humanity'. A well known, proven, and efficient home building operation. Of course, the tens of millions in funding would have gone MUCH further. But that would be too boring. Big name celebrities have no desire to make the world a better place. Their primary goal is to appear as if they do. It's a sham. Good will has become big business.

By the way, I fully expect you Jolie/Pitt supporters and PROMOTERS to respond with an attempt to discredit me. When you do, please answer a few questions.

#1. How much of that baby money went DIRECTLY to cause? (I say about 1/2. The rest was spent on plane rides, super exclusive accommodations, and PR crap for Jolie and Pitt.).

#2. How much of that baby money is left? (I say it's all gone.).

#3. Why don't Jolie and Pitt 'donate' millions anymore? (I say it's because the baby money has been spent.).

#4. How much money was raised for Pitt's 'Make it Right' Foundation/PR firm? (I say over $45,000,000 from a number of sources including Pitt's ignorant fans.).

#5. How many former homeowners displaced and/or WIPED OUT by Hurricane Katrina have been able to qualify for 'Make it Right' homes? (I say 4-6 dozen MAX.).

#6. WHY SHOULD THAT SORT OF HORRIBLY SLOW AND INEFFICIENT PROGRESS COST OVER 45 MILLION DOLLARS? (I say, it's primarily because the operation was never intended to run efficiently to begin with. It was intended to rebuild and 'upgrade' New Orleans. To raise property values in the area by DISPLACING THE POOR. BY MAKING DAMN SURE THEY WOULD NOT QUALIFY NO MATTER HOW MUCH THEY LOST.).


#8. When is 'Make it Right' FINALLY going to get it's act together, open it's books, and earn a decent rating from or (I say NEVER.).

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