By James Hirsen
Matt Damon is starring in the upcoming “Promised Land,” a film in which the American oil and gas industry is once again cast as the villain. Woven throughout the plot of the movie is a carefully crafted message concerning a technique known as hydraulic fracturing or “fracking,” which is currently being used in the United States to successfully extract oil and natural gas from shale and other rock formations.
Through the cinematic mind massage, viewers who are susceptible to the media manipulation are led to believe that for the good of the environment the energy related technology should be banned. The agenda of the left, in which a sizable liberal contingent in Hollywood plays an ever increasing disseminating function, has at its philosophical core a goal of suppressing and or eliminating selective technologies that would assist our country in moving toward energy independence. [more...]