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    Default Whoops! GOP Unveils 'Commitment To America' Plan.

    GOP Unveils With Stock Videos Of Russia, Ukraine
    “We celebrate the rich heritage of the American story,” a narrator says, over footage of a drilling rig in Russia's Volgograd region.



    “We celebrate the rich heritage of the American story and the vibrancy of the American Dream,” the voice says, over footage of a drilling rig at sunrise.

    But this video snippet, an apparent nod to America’s natural resources, wasn’t filmed in America. It’s stock footage created by Serg Grbanoff, a filmmaker based in Russia.

    [photos at link]

    Grbanoff told HuffPost that he filmed this scene in Russia’s Volgograd region. Here’s a screenshot of the image in the House Republican leaders’ video, versus an original shot on Shutterstock’s website:






    House Republicans used stock footage of a drilling rig in Russia in their video celebrating their vision for America in 2023.SHUTTERSTOCK/HOUSE MINORITY LEADER KEVIN MCCARTHY'S YOUTUBE PAGE



    It’s not the only instance where Grbanoff’s work appears in the GOP’s video celebrating America.

    In another scene, a boy is seen smiling and running in a field with a toy airplane. The words “Liberty, and the pursuit of happiness” appear on the screen, a reference to the Declaration of Independence.

    This clip was also created by Grbanoff, and also filmed in the Volgograd region. Here’s a screenshot of the image in the GOP’s video versus an original shot on Shutterstock’s website:






    Here is a boy holding a toy airplane who appears in a video from House Republicans celebrating American exceptionalism. This boy was actually filmed in Russia.SHUTTERSTOCK/HOUSE MINORITY LEADER KEVIN MCCARTHY'S YOUTUBE PAGE


    At another point in the House Republican leaders’ video, they take a shot at Democrats on the economy.

    “Democrats have led America off track,” the narrator says. The words “Crippling inflation and rampant crime” appear on the screen, over a shot of a woman walking through a grocery store.

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    A spokesperson for House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) did not immediately respond to a request for comment as to why GOP leaders rolled out their plan for America with a video featuring stock footage from Russia.







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    GOP neocon-artists pulling off their plans for a "new Pearl Harbor" gave America the 911 thing and murdered millions of people in Iraq. And most GOPers think it is all wonderful.
    Something I found about it today at Veterans Today:
    "Bolshevism in its ideological form did not die out ... It has been reincarnated in two identical and Jewish revolutionary movements: Zionism and neoconservatism. "Both are almost politically indistinguishable and, like Bolshevism, both seek to implicitly destroy Western civilization in all of its manifestations." Whether Demos or Cans, they are both hell bent on murdering millions of Aryan Christian Israelite Europeans and their nations.

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    You hate Russia, too, Green Man?

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    It's a shame when people who should know better screw up.

    Not too fond of Russia right now....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Green Man View Post
    It's a shame when people who should know better screw up.

    Not too fond of Russia right now....
    Democats have been caught doing the same thing!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Green Man View Post
    It's a shame when people who should know better screw up.

    Not too fond of Russia right now....
    Still not sure what your point is?

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    Quote Originally Posted by dmatic View Post
    Still not sure what your point is?
    You know "RUSSIA IS EVIL"!!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by lonewolfinoregon View Post
    You know "RUSSIA IS EVIL"!!!!!
    Aren't we all?

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