According to Fox News , actor and liberal activist John Cusack tweeted, “Prism the name for electronic prison—all have to wear lojacks.” Cusack also re-tweeted “Obama is becoming the next Nixon.” Cusack also tweeted his support for technology contractor Edward Snowden, the man who leaked the programcheme to the media. “Mr snowden, a man of remarkable courage — country owes our gratitude — for courageous civil disobedience — can u break law if protect crimes?” Leading director Judd Apatow also tweeted to denounce the administration. “What is this, North Korea?” asked the man behind such lowbrow hits as “Bridesmaids,” “Knocked Up” and “Anchorman.” “We are so inundated with so much info and so many problems — we have given up caring,” he added. Apatow called the NSA program “an outrageous breach of the privacy and rights of American citizens.” Liberal filmmaker Michael Moore delivered his unsurprisingly damning verdict, tweeting, “the administration has now lost all credibility.” He implied hypocrisy on the part of the president by highlighting a 2007 Obama quote: “that means no more illegal wiretapping of American citizens. No more (spying) on citizens…No more tracking citizens…” Some have welcomed Hollywood’s criticisms after what they say has been years of towing the line for the president. “I am encouraged to see the Hollywood left is starting to dish out some bipartisan criticism,” political blogger and author Thomas Moyer told FOX411 Pop Tarts column .
For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit http://www.newsmax.com/Newsfront/hollywood-obama-nsa-snooping/2013/06/12/id/509586
Hollywood director James Cameron urges boost in oceans research
“I’ll give you an example: Food prices rising because crop yields are down because ocean precipitation isn’t there. We need to look at the ocean as a driver to our economy.” As oceanic research funding is stretched thin, so, too, are the human resources involved in researching the vital ecosystems, Cameron said. American students finished 25th in math and 17th in science in recent studies comparing 31 countries, according to the National Math and Science Initiative.
For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit http://www.kentucky.com/2013/06/11/2674972/hollywood-director-james-cameron.html