well what about an artist who paints a picture ????
Do they charge everybody to look at it ? Do they keep charging them for years ???
With the "creative accounting in hollywood"minor actors musicians & songwriters probably get a pittance of what the "BOSSES" get. In addition Hollywood was embroiled with the 99% who work on getting the movie done. These 1% ers
work these people 16 or more hours per day, (the star like Tom Hanks gets to relax in his posh trailer after 8 hours, it's in their contrac ts that they cannot be over worked) but the 99% are told to do it or get replaced. At least one worker drove home after a 16+ hr day & was killed falling asleep at the wheel, I believe he had a couple of young kids.
So the sweat shop is alive & well in Hollywood.
STOP with the Dem vs Repub ideology. They are both wings on the same turkey, Congress is the 1%, every one of them is a millionaire. All their spouses are in lucrative jobs in banking, media, NPR (where JRockerfella Democrat from Wvirginia's wife has a $500,000/per yr job)They finally passed a law preventing them from insider trading, now finally when they have been doing it for years !!
Vote new blood PLEASE, no incumbents we MUST send them a message or this will go on & on !
I have been *lurking* at techdirt for several weeks now esp since this anti SOPA business started. I am not tech savvy but I have been online since 1996. It has been amazing & thrilling to be a part of (in a small way) all that happened to the world because of the internet. It has given me a much greater appreciation for "our rights" & our precious US Constitution! Many of your comments find fault with Repub or Dems, or Fox News (which I watch & enjoy after all the have the Libertarian Judge Napolitano ! Do any of the others (CNN MSNBC CURRENT & MSM even have ONE Libertarian?) Tell me if there is one, anywhere, besides the Judge on Fox. I want to get the idea out to all of you that we(the 99%) are being "ruled & suppressed & losing our 1st amendment rights" by the 1%. Who is the 1% ?? So easy to answer that: CONGRESS (they are all bought by their fellow 1%) Hollywood, BigPharma, Big OIL, MSM, Wall street,BigMedia. Dems & Repub are wings on the same turkey.
They take money from special interests then pass a law for them (SOPA in this case) that screws the 99%, always they want more money from us & want to curtail our Rights. Dodd is pure scum, he ruined finances with his buddy Barney Frank,
now the out of touch bum promised his fellow 1% hollywood &
big media THAT he could deliver "his pals in Congress" to unfairly constrain our freedom & the added perk would be that CONGRESS (1% again)would be able to shut off democracy, prevent us from connecting with one another so they could continue their backroom shenanigans that chip away at the freedom of speech & association. We have a right to appeal for a redress of grievences & they totally ignore us! If you want to know how to vote, vote OUT incumbents, our only hope is fresh blood. ( Joe the plummer is running in OHIO, please we need fresh people NOT the business as usual Repub & Dems (traitors if you ask me!)
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