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2016: Obama's America (2012)

PG  |   |  Documentary  |  24 August 2012 (USA)
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A documentary that examines the question, "If Barack Obama wins a second term, where will we be in 2016?"

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A documentary that examines the question, "If Barack Obama wins a second term, where will we be in 2016?"

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Love him or hate him, you don't know him.

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$31,610 (USA) (13 July 2012)

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$33,349,949 (USA) (5 October 2012)
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Dinesh D'Souza: [voice-over] My journey to America can be traced back to the independence of India, the land of my fathers.
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"obama is an anti-colonialist." that was the main accusation of the film--which takes its sweet time getting to the point. ironically, our nations founding fathers were anti-colonialists, hence why they rebelled against the British, who used to be our colonizers... also thrown into the film--of course--the obligatory pro-colonialist, feel-good belief of "maybe if whites were still in control over indigenous people, they would be better off." along with some inaccuracies...

supposedly obama will do nothing to stop Iran from acquiring wmd... i guess dinesh didn't catch the news about assassinated iranian scientists, and repeated hacking of their nuclear facilities... i bet dinesh was one of those guys with the "osama loves obama" bumper sticker on his pickup truck in 2008. and lets not forget the folks who were salivating at the thought of sticking it to the hippies once wmd were found in iraq!

oh, and supposedly obama wants to sabotage the USA by getting us into debt... funny, dinesh didn't make this accusation against bush, when he set our current economic trajectory. in fact, obama has slowed the increase in government spending when compared to bush, whom dinesh probably voted for twice.

the films main message is: "let our government take care of your country." and this is coming from the guys that say government cant do anything! this movie is a tome of wisdom for its key demographic, but comes off as a comedy to the informed viewer.


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