Actor Matthew McConaughey won the Best Actor Oscar for his performance in the Dallas Buyers Club. He rattled Hollywood by first thanking not his agent or famous celeb pals, but his friend…God.

https://twitter.com/merdiebirdie/status/440357817224941569

A few cheers and claps were audible during his moment of gratitude. But as expected, the tolerant Left showed its true colors.

https://twitter.com/mgo122/status/440354567604432896

https://twitter.com/SaudiCub1/status/440349430831517696

No kidding:

  • Informed&Concerned

    Started with PROLIFE thanks by Leto, thanking his mom as a pregnant teen

    Ended with McConaughey thanking God

    – and no Michelle Obama speaking to us.

    Does it get any better??

    • nc ✓s & balances

      I didn’t watch the telecast, except for these two speeches (and the red carpet fashion show). So, yes, BEST EVER!

    • Bathing Suit Area

      Hasn’t Leto specially mentioned being pro choice?

      • Informed&Concerned

        I can’t answer that. I don’t know most nominees and saw none of the movies this year

        • Fairfax51

          That’s why I NEVER watch the Oscar’s. The award show for the movies comes on before most the movies hit the theater. Makes it more of an advertisement for what to watch.

          • JDW

            That’s not the case; to be eligible for Oscar consideration, the movie must have been released [in theaters] during the previous calendar year. Many movies will get a second release after an Oscar nomination.

          • Fairfax51

            OK, I miswrote. Almost none are released “in my area” by the time the ceremony is held. That is what I was speaking of. Released doesn’t mean everyone has a chance to see it before the ceremony. I am one of those people.
            A “not in my area” people.
            And does “limited release” make a difference? Seriously, if it is limited and my area is not in that area, how do I see it? Or, if it is only limited release, do the rules limit it to the year it was limited released in….or general release? Any idea?

          • RuralStupidity

            Where do you live? Montana?

          • RuralStupidity

            Ooops! 😉

          • CA Grandma

            Last night, instead of watching the Oscars, I watched “Nebraska” on Direct TV. It was a wonderful movie and will have more long term impact than the Oscars ceremony.

          • Fairfax51

            I don’t have pay per view…..but I will put that movie on my “movies to watch list”. Had Blockbuster by mail until they quit having “by mail”.

        • Melanie Pilon

          Isn’t part of your name Informed???

          • Informed&Concerned

            Hah – Informed on politics, world events . . . NOT on celebrities, Melanie

          • Melanie Pilon

            Then you shouldn’t make the assumption that his speech meant anything else than a heartfelt thanks to his mom.

      • Kate

        He is pro-choice, but his speech was inadvertently pro-life.

        • Bathing Suit Area

          So he inadvertently called for banning abortions?

          • dtom_molonlabe

            Being inadvertently pro-life doesnt make one pro banning abortion. Totally self serving, was Leto.

          • rmhufftx

            Self serving? WTF? He loves his mom and singles her out for her sacrifice, support and inspiration. Are you so cynical that you think it was all a ploy for something? Self-serving is trying to use his words for anything more than they were.

          • dtom_molonlabe

            Jared Leto is pro-choice. The fact he wasn’t aborted and he’s thankful is self serving as it benefited him. Otherwise he’d be out spoken at the idea that being pro life has led to his successful life many others don’t enjoy due to the abortion loving people out there.

          • Bathing Suit Area

            He can be happy for the choice that his mom made, while not wanting to take that choice away from others.

          • Angie

            Oh look, an idiot lefty inadvertently gives us a glimpse of their effed up “reasoning” — no wonder y’all can’t put 2 & 2 together. What you call “logic” — isn’t.

          • rmhufftx

            Angie, your response is hardly a reasoned one. Slow down and back off the knee-jerk hate. Perhaps the poster has heard Leto come out as pro-choice previously. To say his speech was pro-life is a huge stretch. He made no direct mention and to me it was an outpouring of love and respect for his mother, who had to struggle to raise two boys as a teen mother. I have no idea what the circumstances were for Mrs Leto and honestly don’t much care. They are happy and proud of each other and that’s what matters. My faith, difference in faith or lack thereof makes no difference to him and his family, nor should it to yours or yours to mine. Be happy in your own and live well.

          • Angie

            No. The poster exposed his flaw logic by revealing that he equates pro-choice as being pro-abortion, failing to realize that choosing life is a CHOICE too. It’s not hate — its fact. And you can keep your lame (wrongheaded) opinions about me to yourself because in this world of 6 billion people, you’re lucky if you have 100 who care what you think/feel — and I’m not one of them.

          • http://artmakerwrites.com/ Charlotte P. Harrell

            I like what mhufftx posted; it’s a wise and caring comment and well reasoned and civil. I’m proud of him.

          • RuralStupidity

            Google the word: Evangelical.

          • RuralStupidity

            Awww, come on. You KNOW you wanted to say “ain’t”. 😉

          • Kinsey

            You clearly majored in bigotry. Congrats. If your intention is to be a complete jackass you’ve succeeded. I’m proudly “rural” and I’ll happily debate you. Let’s see how politically informed you are.

          • trixiewoobeans

            Ahhh, and here comes aBortion Suit Area.

        • RuralStupidity

          Being pro choice does not make you anti-life.

          • HenryO

            Abortion is the exact opposite of life, so yes, being pro choice does make one anti-life.

      • QueenB

        Maybe he was just reminding everyone that one of the choices is having the baby. That seems to completely freak out the pro-aborts because to them the only choice they truly find acceptable is killing the baby.

        • Fairfax51

          And if the left utters the word “adoption” they turn into a pillar of salt.

          • rmhufftx

            So you’re saying that there are no individuals on the left side of the political spectrum that favor adoption over abortion or are looking to adopt kids? Generally speaking, gay couples would land left, which makes Nebraska’s ban on adoption by same-sex couples a bit unnecessary,right?

          • Fairfax51

            Did you read ‘Me1976′? That’s what I was replying to.

            Choices…’having the baby’ & I added “adoption”.
            What is your perversion?
            The left are generally pro-abortion. Either that or they should remove pro-abortion from their party platform!!!! And it is there.

            If you abort a baby, you can’t adopt it, now can you?
            Maybe gay couples would be allowed to adopt if so many babies weren’t killed before they got the chance!!! On the other hand, most aborted babies are black….more black babies aborted than born….congrats Margaret Sanger, her plan as founder of Planned Parenthood is working just as she hoped.

          • rmhufftx

            Yes, the Nebraska ban on gay adoptive parents is due to supply and demand.

          • Fairfax51

            Not the point. Quit bitching about not being able to adopt when you are aborting thousands a year. That’s just dumb.

          • rmhufftx

            It’s ALL the point. A law explicitly banning people from adopting when they are kids going into foster care and whatever we call orphanages now is what is dumb.
            OK. I’ve tried to keep up with your blather, but I’m going to follow your lead on another post and just walk away. You aren’t interested in a discussion, just self-flagellation. Enjoy your hate.

          • rmhufftx

            I absolutely did read the first post. It was as bad as yours, but I figured 1976 is dug in even further than you. I’ll admit I was wrong on that one.
            Did you read my post? Or did you simply leap to the ramparts because I didn’t fall in line? I took exception to your swipe that implies all those on the left don’t agree with adoption as an option. Apparently you can’t accept that because anyone that stands on the left is lining up to kill babies. And everyone on the right is ready to crucify “the gays” and all the commie baby-killers.
            Stop with the talking points term of “pro-abortion.” Nobody is pro-abortion. It’s a sick, horrible thing and you and I can’t know what it’s like for the women involved, before, during or after. To think that a wide swath of the country is promoting abortion shows an utter lack of thought or understanding of people. No one wants it to happen, but some understand that sometimes it does and usually because of terrible circumstances.
            You’re so naïve. There aren’t enough families out there to adopt the kids that are there. There aren’t enough foster families. The reason gay couples can’t adopt in Nebraska is because of a religious-based fear that it might turn those kids gay. To say otherwise is just plain stupid or at best completely disingenuous.
            BTW as far as breakdown by race, it isn’t much of a difference. Operation Rescue as Black at 37%, White at 34 (no year cited and they have foxnews.com as a source). Kaiser foundation cited CDC figures for legal abortion in 2009 with white52%, Black just shy of 40. Another source guttmacher.org shows 36 white 34 black (2000-2008). Guttmacher was referenced on OpRescue, so their figures were apparently not used. See why you need to have multiple sources?

          • Fairfax51

            You can’t even walk away. Typical lib, YOU must tolerate my views, but I absolutely find your views intolerable.

            So everything Fox News says is a lie, do you never get tired of saying that. Four dead in Benghazi….just a political scandal….NSA listening….TSA, IRS….all bogus…right? OK, Time will tell. Don’t be surprised when Trey Gowdy and Darrell Issa say “I told you so” when the truth comes out…and it will….Fox News will break the MSM story probably after Beitbart.
            And like now, we have Palin (in 09) & Romney (in 12) saying “I told you so, why did you not listen” when it comes to Russia invading Ukraine….oh, yea….they didn’t….right? Palin and Romney made it up, Fox carried it trying to destroy the “black” president/cadidate.

            Good luck with the whole forcing priests to marry gay couples or lose their church. See how that works out, when there are no churches because of our TOLERANCE.

          • rmhufftx

            You’re right, I haven’t walked away, which might bother me more than you.

            Trolls must love you. You cry out for people to stay on point and then we get full on spew of every possible topic.

            Yes, IMO, Fox is largely full of crap. Now and again I hear an argument put in a reasoned manner. Might agree, more often not, but at least I can see where the person is coming from. Those occasions are unfortunately very rare. Fox was much better when it first started. Problem is that the vast majority of their programming is dedicated to opinion and not straight reporting. Now, as I’ve said before and you’ve ignored, MSNBC can be guilty of the same thing. E.g., Sharpton is a loon and I think he should never have been put on air. This is why multiple sources are best. Ignore that again, too.

            If you want to claim that Palin and Romney “predicted” the current situation in Ukraine, please provide a citation. Saying that Russia is a geo-political foe is not a prediction. It’s like saying that Duke is going to challenge for the ACC hoops title. If you can provide something more concrete, great, but I’m not aware of it.

            I like the “Typical LIB” swipe. As if calling anyone a liberal is an insult outside of your bubble. However, I’m in the middle. It just seems liberal to you because you identify as a christian conservative and I don’t share your views on hot button items like abortion or gay rights. True liberals don’t like some of my positions either. The only thing typical is your comment.

            Tolerance is not attempting to enact legislation that expressly limits the rights of others because they are outside your own set of values/beliefs.

            I am struck by your inability to see the irony of your claims of my intolerance. I understand you have a right to worship as you please. I THINK I understand the basis for your positions and have no desire to force you to be a part of an abortion, a gay marriage, a gay adoption, to stop praying, to take away your church, etc. What I am picking up from you, though is that you do want to prevent anyone from having abortion in any circumstance, prevent gay people from marrying and possibly adopting, all because that is how YOU see the world.

            No one is preventing you from doing anything. What people are trying to say is that you/others are preventing them from acting on their beliefs. There is nothing wrong with believing that all abortion equates to murder, but imposing that same belief on all others is a prime example of what you claim to be suffering.

            The last shot about forcing priests to marry gay couples is also weak. My take is, that if you happen to be gay and attend church of a denomination that has a definite stand in opposition, then you might reconsider your place of worship. At the least, respect that known position and marry elsewhere. Now, if the clergy and/or the congregation make a conscious decision to be more supportive of gay marriage, then they can do so. It may lead to clergy or congregants leaving the church, but we wouldn’t have so many branches of Christianity if we all believed the same thing. It’s up to those people to figure out what God means to them. If they are in the wrong house, they can find another. Choice. Freedom of Religion.

            Last time on War of Christianity. I conceded that there are religious conflicts all over the globe. Whether Christians are dying, Muslims are dying, Sikhs, Hindus, whatever. Catholics vs. Protestants is no better or worse than any other religious based killing. It’s ALL wrong. Thou shalt not kill. Murder is murder. But meat isn’t murder, it’s delicious.

            My point of the WoC as presented by talk radio/Fox/etc. is that it is set right here in the US. Some jackhole in OK tries to harm his wife and claim religious freedom and a slew of legislation banning Shari’a law goes up. Is there really a question of the entire country being overthrown by a muslim theocracy? Did anyone bow to the guy’s claim? No. Because the rule of law is the rule of law. Just as if a strict adherent to the Old Testament stoned his neighbor for working the sabbath, he would be prosecuted.
            Churches have been flourishing. Public figures reference the Christian God all the time – musicians, athletes, politicians, and yes, actors. I seriously doubt that anyone has prevented you from worshipping. Your church doors are open. I’ve read nothing about faith-based killings of Christians or armed gangs roaming the streets of LA looking for Christians to cut down.

            Yes, the world is a majorly screwed up place and we are fortunate enough to live in one of the places that is less screwed up than most. Precisely because despite our obvious (and severe failings along the way (slavery, anti-Irish, anti-Italian, anti-Catholic, subjugation of women, Jim Crow…) we have been a rather tolerant bunch. Sometimes slow to realize, but always seeming to look for mutual understanding and respect. THAT is the sticking point of these arguments. Not that one side is right or wrong, but that neither extreme is willing to accept the possibility that someone else may live in a different way that is valid and that does NOT impinge on their own freedoms. Not all Christians are 100% anti-abortion. Not all “liberals” want unregulated, wanton abortion.
            Just because two guys get married, my marriage is no less sacred or important -just as if my straight neighbors get a divorce it doesn’t cheapen my marriage. If someone thins we can get by on 8 carriers instead of 10 doesn’t mean they are treasonous and want us to be invaded – maybe they want to plow some of that into special ops and deficit reduction/debt retirement or post-conflict care. Just because someone wants to have bible study after hours in a local school doesn’t necessarily mean they want to mandate classes on Creation – sometimes it’s just a good facility. Think deeper. You want one to (probably) make you angry? Read Freakonomics. There is a discussion there that ties abortion rights to decreased crime (premise being that most would have been born into poverty, single parent homes, more likely to go into crime – less criminals, less crime. Creepy to think about like A Modest Proposal, but that and the other less touchy discussions can make one start to look beyond the obvious/suspected cause/effect).

            Anyway, I had hoped to have an open an honest dialog, but it devolved rapidly. I had hoped to ask questions and get thoughtful answers and not boilerplate responses. Perhaps another reason you feel persecuted is that you aren’t able to clearly and calmly articulate your position to allow a perceived adversary to perhaps better understand where you are or move thought forward. Not even exploring or questioning one’s own beliefs is a bad place to start. I have some really good go arounds with a staunch Catholic friend and we always come away with something new and greater respect for each other, even if we don’t change our underlying views.

            I do wish you and yours well, condescending as it sounds after all that has transpired, and I hope that maybe you’ll consider going back some of what I put down after the dust settles.

            Be well, everyone

          • Fairfax51

            Damn man. Must you write a BOOK.
            I browsed, out of respect. But you must understand, I hear your arguments all the time, every day, constantly badgered by people (even in my family) who refuse to consider the consequences to the leftist agenda. I lose patience. I also lose track of which troll I am talking too and don’t want to spend my life re-reading previous posts.
            Fox is not my favorite channel. It is turning into an opinion channel with Shepherd Smith as the news hour w/breaks into opinion programming for news updates. I read Drudge and Breitbart. My opinions are based on what I know, what I have seen and common sense.
            Some of you stuff is ignored because its too damn long. I have a life…a dog..food to fix, store to go to and my son has been here visiting me Mon & Tues so did reply on hit & miss basis.
            Palin said “if Obama wins, Russia will take Ukraine”. It’s all over the net..do a search. Romney, during the debates w/Obama was accused by Obama as saying that Romney had said out number one enemy was Russia, not Al Queda. Such fun the media and audience had with that. Romney of course, responded with the truth which was that he had said “Russia was our number one geopolitical enemy and aligns with all the bad characters against US, but Al Quada is no 1 enemy” (actually paraphrasing, look it up…in was in the debate). Obama said that was cold war bull, but it is true as we see now.
            Like I said and am tired of saying..do research. Search something and read from BOTH sides.
            I do have my mind made up. I am not anti-gay. My niece is gay. But I do not believe in gay marriage. I do not trust the left. I believe if a baker doesn’t want to make a cake with two grooms, go to a different baker. Respect his wishes too. Is he the only baker OR is it an issue? A point that must be made and cannot be allowed? See the intolerance. Who can’t just shrug it off and say “I’m going somewhere my money is good”. The baker is willing to lose money because he doesn’t want to bake the cake. And word spreads and someone else will get the business. So why DEMAND that this baker make that damn cake or be punished? Why? Do you want a cake or do you want attention to your issue? Once Freedom of Religion bumps up against discrimination…someone is gonna lose, it is on the slippery slope to what? OK to discriminate due to your religious beliefs or a Priest is gonna be forced to marry a gay couple in spite of his religious objections that are in his religious book. Not made up in the last few centuries cuz someone hates gays. These are issues that are causing damage to our country. The answer is do you business with people who want to do business with you. Not good enough, huh?
            Marriage is a religious ceremony. How about everybody is legally bound together with a civil union? And the church combines the states civil union w/the churches religious ceremony of marriage. Why not? Why is not not good enough? It isn’t. Where do you stand on the black minister who does not want to marry two KKK, in full white sheet attire, members. Should the KKK members be discriminated against because their religion is “white supremacy”? What constitutes YOUR definition of religion? Just Christianity? See the problems down the road…at all?
            Now I will come back later and further address your book. Next issue….abortion.
            Note: my electric was out for a couple hours this am

          • Fairfax51

            Pg 2 Yes, being listed a liberal is a “swipe” to me. There are basically two sides. Big government (Nanny State) vs small government (govt is part of the problem). Any Big Government turns into big Bad quick. Too much power in the hands of the government equals fascism, marxism, communism, socialism and all these things fly in the face of freedom, which is as long as I don’t hurt you, leave me along. The govt already has a job it is fouling up (not dem or rep, both). Protect the borders as we are a sovereign country, and defend our country from our enemies both foreign and domestic. So dems are pushing for amnesty. We did that already, under the condition that we close the border. Deal? Deal! Then why is the border still so porous. We are letting in legally 1 mil from Mexico per year now. They are not assimilating into our country. If they are, why do I have to press 1 for English. Where are they working that they make enough money so a family of 4-6 do not qualify for benefits from State & Federal govt. If they are that good of jobs, why won’t Americans do them. Is this about cheap labor for big corporations and democratic votes for dems? Yes, it is. So this cheap labor is going to undercut American low-income wages. How can it not?
            So why do dems say reps don’t want it because they are racist and reps say dems want it because they want the forever low info (no english) automatic dem vote because dems offer the most freebies? How about what is best for our country. Can’t get Americans to work for minimum wage….yes, you can. Under the table for $5/hr…no. So if you can only afford $5 to pick berries, too bad. Pay what you have to pay…minimum wage and I will pay more for my berries. That is called the free market. When allowed to, it works. Keep in mind also, the govermt stepped in with its big ugly nose and said, during the summer your kids could not work for your neighbors doing those jobs. Twenty 14 year old boys would love to pick berries and tomatoes for $5/hr. Parents say, good work ethic for kids. Helps family. Govt says no. Why? The reason there is no school in summer is because kids used to have to help the family during growing, canning season. Why now do we have to have illegals do what high school kids used to do in the summer. Kept them out of trouble too. Pitching hay, made strong men.
            The other thing the Fed Govt is to do is the military as I mentioned above. The best defense is a strong offense. The military has loads of waste, but that is not what is getting cut. We are cutting where it hurts the worst, our number of trained troops and their equipment. We have lots that can be cut in military spending. But Dems always cut the military to shreds. We are right now cutting back our forces to pre- WWI levels. WWI ! As Russia invades Ukraine, as militant Islam has most the Mideast and No Africa literally on fire, Iran is blowing us off as they build a nuke ASAP, China is threatening to take the islands in the Sea of Japan. Good time to get rid of the army so there is more money for global warming? Don’t think so.
            On 9/10/01, we thought we were safe, didn’t we? Didn’t need an army at all. So you are willing to take a hit like 3,000 Americans murdered and the skyline of NYC forever altered and not respond? Keep in mind Bill Clinton obliterated the military. Bush was President for 8 months at most (remember the hanging chad fiasco which cost a month, so make it 7 really) before for 9/11 (even tho he got blamed for it, on his time, don’t you know, even though after 5 years dems still blaming Bush for everything) and Rumsfeld said “you go to war with the army you have, not the army your want”. Radical Islam and Osama Bin Laden in particular declared war on us in the early ninties. The USS Cole was part of the war. You cannot choose to not participate in a war just because you don’t want to. That is up to the people who are attacking you. Obama has called off the war and is decreasing the military to peacetime strength/weakness. Swell,but radical Islam is still at war with US. Don’t care what Obama thinks. If they are at war with us, WE ARE AT WAR. And we are not at war because of our past foreign policy. We are at war because we are “Infidels”. An infidel is a non-Muslim. Period…the Quaran says you must become a Muslim or be killed…submit or die. You don’t have to believe it. They do…that is what counts.
            Abortion…wrong again. First, my first issue it is a States Rights issue. The people of your state should not rule over the majority in my state. It is also propaganda that overturning Roe v Wade would outlaw abortion. No it would not. It would bounce it back to the states where it belongs. Our country is based on limited Federal Govt Rights based on what the Constitution says it is allowed to do and all other rights belong to the states. If there is a problem the founding fathers did not foresee, which they foresaw, the Constitution is allowed to be amended. But it is a necessary long process needing an overwhelming majority.
            Second, we are not arguing about abortion in case of rape, incest or health of the mother. Even though it is not the babies fault in the case of rape, the baby still gets killed and could have been put up for adoption.
            Health of the mother has been twisted from it’s original intent. The original debate was save the mother or the child, but only one could live. In this debate the mother won, because she probably had other children to care for. Makes sense, but we are talking Life of the Mother…not she is depressed or stretch marks will ruin her bikini look. That’s what is is now. You can find a doctor that says it is not in the mothers best interest to carry this parasite.
            Rape & incest….you find a lot more sympathy for. Big debate could be had there and a lot of room for give.
            But none of these are what we are arguing. The recent decision in AZ (I think it was AZ) was about abortion at 20 weeks, that is 5 months. Have you ever seen a 5 month old fetus. No doubt, it is a baby. Fingers, toes, heartbeat, eyes, fingernails for god’s sake. In most cases it is viable outside the mothers womb. How can you kill that? What about in the Senate when Barack Obama voted twice for the bill that said, if a child is born alive as the result of a botch abortion, no doctor can step in and give medical care to the living, breathing creature because it goes against the original intent of the mother and doctor. WTF, really?
            Republicans wanting to compromise on abortion, how about have to have a ultasound/sonagram first. If you intentionally get pregnant, the first thing they do is a vaginal exam and then an ultrasound. Standard procedure. Why? To make sure there are not going to be any complications & how many babies. Should an abortionist know that before the abortion first too? Is it really a “war on women” or good sense? And abortions without parental consent? So you have an abortion, get sent home right after, normal procedure, complications arise later and parents don’t know you should go to the hospital. Really? That’s your war on woman? Why, yes it is. Keep in mind too, we have no idea how many woman have had abortions who later married, got pregnant, went to the doctor and saw their first sonogram of the baby they “wanted” and saw fingers and toes and a heart and….my god, it’s a baby. What the hell did I do 3 years ago when I had that abortion. I killed a baby. Now that woman HAS to live with murder the rest of her life. True some women don’t care, but shouldn’t you know EXACTLY what the hell you are killing FIRST, before you kill it?
            Lastly. Margaret Sanger founded American Birth Control League in 1921. It morphed into Planned Parenthood and she is credited as the founder of Planned Parenthood today. She was a racist pig. Her reasoning for abortion was to control the servant class ( blacks & latino) so there wouldn’t be more than needed. I mean they just had babies by the litter, don’t you know. The sad part is, it is working. I forget what city it was, but the statistics in one large city (DC, NY, Chicago, Detroit?) more black babies aborted than born. Really? Nice goal…way to go ol Maggie Sanger, job well done. Sickening.
            Off again. May be back. Will see. Look up some of what I say. Look to find it, not to sources where there is no way they reported it. To Rachael Madcow, Maggie is a hero, she isn’t gonna tell you what a racist she was.

          • Fairfax51

            Last page….Freakonomics – all the problems you think abortion helps control by not contributing to crime…I believe could be fixed with better morals and stronger families. That is the answer…not abortion.

            Like I said, I have gone to this trouble because you seem to be well meaning & therefore deserve respect. However, no more TOMEs. And FYI, trolls… I drop.

            Live well and prosper

          • RuralStupidity

            Uh-oh. Another dilemma! Gay couples are standing on line waiting for the chance to adopt these unaborted babies. Can;t have it both ways. 😉

          • RuralStupidity

            Totally untrue, but, what else do you expect from a hysterical and paranoid right-winger?

          • Fairfax51

            Could someone please address the point I made instead of going down a unicorn path…..
            Nobody left or right should complain about not being able to adopt as long as so many are being aborted. What do you want to adopt….a leach inside a carrier body? Please.

        • Laura

          Ironic, since all of them are alive because their parent(s) chose to have them.

          • Bathing Suit Area

            “chose”

            you can be happy that somebody made a particular choice, without wanting to take that choice away from others.

          • Fairfax51

            Question….who asked the baby/potential person who’s life we are talking about?

            Somebody, for God’s sake, ask the babys opinion before you kill it!!!!

            Quite bold of you to kill something that can’t defend itself. Kill a puppy as a child, did you?

        • rmhufftx

          Really? The only choice? You really think that all pro-choice folks are just itching to kill everything? I know there has to be a sick, ugly sliver of people that don’t care and think that way, but I can’t accept a “pro-abort” line. When my cynicism kicks in it’s the wealthy white guy whose kid screws up that is the pro-abort individual that wants to make HIS problem go away. Fact is that some people are not strong enough physically or mentally to be a parent and are aware of it (thinking kids, mostly). For some, they can’t provide for a child. Adoption is a great option, but that mother has to provide for the unborn child as well – proper nutrition, doctor’s visits, etc. Some simply can’t do it properly. Then we also have to solve for the lack of adoptive parents, poor foster care, etc.

          • QueenB

            To be honest, a few years ago, I would have agreed with you. But I have seen and heard far too many people have an absolute fit when talking about people who have decided to keep the baby, especially if they knew before hand that the child would have special needs. As far as rich guys who are “bro-choice” well, the left LOVES them. In fact, if you listen to what pro-aborts say, they are the only men allowed to weigh in on the issue. If a guy is pro-choice, he’s awesome. If he’s pro-life, it has absolutely nothing to do with men and are told, as they do not possess a uterus, they are not even allowed to have an opinion. And then if you have those who think late-term and partial-birth abortion are a cool thing. I’m sorry, but if you tout abortion at any time, for any reason, yes, you are all for the killing.

          • RuralStupidity

            So, the microcosm which is your immediate circle is a reflection of everyone, right? Don’t get out much, eh?

          • StateofFranklin

            He (or She) is not allowed to have his (or her) own beliefs?

            Why because they differ from yours?

          • RuralStupidity

            Of course they’re entitled to their own beliefs. They misstated that “what they’ve been hearing lately” must be extrapolated to a majority of the populace. Pretty arrogant, and foolish to think you can read the minds of 300 million people by talking to 100 of them.

          • Fairfax51

            Don’t give a damn what you think!!!! You can’t say murder is OK as long as it isn’t you being murdered…or maybe it is your turn…..sorry, you have no say! Take your medicine like a good little sub species and died.

          • StateofFranklin

            Don’t use actual reasoning with them, they don’t understand it.

            As your opinion can’t possibly be based on life or death…it must be based on the fact that your white, racist, right-wing, religious, a man, wealthy or some other BS made up excuse.

            It can’t possibly be because you don’t believe in MURDERING the unborn, regardless of whether you are man or woman.

          • rmhufftx

            Wasn’t referring to “bro-choice.” Was thinking of the rich daddies with sons or daughters that are irresponsible and want to make “problems” go away. I don’t think anyone loves them.
            I think the reason men that hold a pro-choice position are lauded is because they are allowing the woman to make the final call. I had a “scare” at 18. As much as I knew it would essentially derail my path at the time I was ready to accept the responsibility. She was not. Could I compel her to go ahead? Thankfully it was just a scare and that choice never had to be made. A woman was raped and pressured into keeping the baby that resulted. She despised the child because it was a constant reminder of her experience. She cared for her daughter but distanced herself. As a result, she had a hellish reminder every day, her daughter went downhill because she could not understand why the one person that should unconditionally love her did not. The rest of the family did not participate. Two lives ruined. Not sure if you heard about the case recently in TX with the brain dead woman. Pregnant, something happens, she’s brain dead. Fetus would not survive being taken. Husband, now widowed and with other small kids, with family decide to remove life support. State says no, she didn’t have a written directive and they won’t take the word of family. They have to let the pregnancy continue inside what is essentially a corpse. Eventually relented after doctors convinced the state that the baby would not survive long enough to be taken through C-section. Horrible, sad, but the right call IMO.
            Late term is a nasty thing. The one possible reason I could see is if something goes horribly wrong and both mother and child are about to die. Even with an emergency situation I would never wish that call on anyone. Late term by choice is not something I can support at this point.
            You can label me as “all for the killing,” but I don’t see it that way. The world is black and white until it isn’t. Usually that’s when we’re directly faced with the situation ourselves.

          • RuralStupidity

            Not to mention the fact that mother’s maternal feelings don’t just go away after giving birth. As much as abortion is a traumatic life sentence for some, so is giving up a baby for adoption. The latter having invested 9 months of her life nurturing a child just to give it away.

          • Fairfax51

            And it isn’t a good idea to make sure the mother knows EXACTLY what they are doing BEFORE they rush in and have an abortion. It has to be easier to live with the fact that the child you gave up for adoption has a family, a life, parents who wanted a child enough to go through all the hoops necessary and wait to the top of the list; than to just kill it and know the rest of your life…you killed it. It would be 16 now….who would it be…a boy…a girl….doesn’t matter. It’s dead. You are responsible for the death whether you change your mind about abortion (oh sh*t, what did I do) or not.

        • RuralStupidity

          If you really, truly, in your heart of hearts, before GOD believe what you posted, there really is no hope for you.

      • StateofFranklin

        I can’t say whether or not he has specifically mentioned which side of the aisle he is on as it pertains to the choice/life ideology, however he has shown signs of leaning left. Most recently with his February 14th(?) CoveredCalifornia pitch.

        That being said, the guy is an incredibly talented singer and one hell of a good actor…I could give two $hits about his (or for that matter, any other celebrity’s) political beliefs, as I only look for entertainment from entertainers.

        The Oscars were on at my house, but we weren’t watching them, as we were interested to see how Leto & McConaughey fared for their DBC performances. Since it was the first one out of the gate, I did hear his speech and was quite impressed that he chose to use the words he did to explain his start in life as it sounded very pro-life. I remember saying to my wife, “I would hope, considering how his life has turned out, that he would take a stand against abortion, because current philosophical reasoning would dictate that a circumstance similar to his own could prevent another incredible artist from being born.”

        • Bathing Suit Area

          Given how his life has turned out, should he also be in favor of teenage girls having multiple pregnancies out of wedlock? He wouldn’t exist if it wasn’t for that.

          • StateofFranklin

            While that is an accurate assumption, it’s an idiotic and purely argumentative assumption too. Feel free to be offended, I don’t mind.

            You troll trying to create an argument. Of course he wouldn’t argue for it because I’m sure he is smart enough to understand that it puts you starting life off on a bad foot.

            Find someone who would argue against their own birth. I would almost argue against yours…almost. I just don’t care enough about you to do so.

          • RuralStupidity

            I would venture to say his comment was an attempt at showing you people on the right how utterly retarded some of your presumptions are. I know, I know. They don’t teach you about sarcasm in church.

          • StateofFranklin

            My presumption that people generally act in self-preservation is utterly retarded?

            Your presumption that I learned everything I know in church is moronic, at best. I never even mentioned church. As a matter of fact, you’d probably be surprised at my religious beliefs, if you cared to explore them, rather than just make an assumption.

            Since we are off topic and all…

            Or we could get back to the topic? Your choice, Stupid.

          • RuralStupidity

            Maybe for fun I’ll go back earlier in the thread and post some of the moronic logic posted on the other side of this debate. Nahhhh, you’ve already read it. You’re just ignorant. 😉

          • StateofFranklin

            I don’t need to read some of the other moronic logic on the other side of this debate as I’ve already been exposed to it by reading yours and BSA’s. I didn’t condemn one side, you did. I didn’t condemn someone’s line of thinking, you did. I didn’t make assumptions, merely stated FACTS. You made assumptions about me. Who’s the ignorant one…um let me help you figure it out. Go find a mirror.

            The “tolerant” left strikes again.

          • RuralStupidity

            The other side I was referring to is your side. Tolerant? Me? Absolutely NOT! I do not tolerate stupidity and narrow-mindedness, nor hypocrisy. In other words, I’m about as tolerant as you are. 😉

      • RuralStupidity

        Ya know…… I think you’re right! Ohhhh, WHAT a DILEMMA! 😉

        • StateofFranklin

          …and I think he was just baiting an argument. Which is exactly what the LEFT spends their free time doing.

          Why would you be on Twitchy anyway? go to MSNBC, CNN, NBC, ABC or any of the other lefty sites, troll.

          • RuralStupidity

            PROUD to be a troll! And, PROUD to be a lefty. 😉

    • polk14

      I’ve got respect for McConaughey now.

      • GaylePutt

        Which pretty much defines you as a liberal.

        • RuralStupidity

          it’s ok you choose to use the word Liberal as a pejorative. We certainly mean it that way when we refer to you as Right-Wing Whackos, or Teahadists. :-)

    • Jacqueline Gilmore Estrella

      Sweet baby Jesus, it was the best Oscar night in a long time! Haleluryer as Madea would say!

    • Steven Chavez

      Him thanking GOD in front of this crowd was like showing a
      CRUCIFIX TO BLOOD-SUCKING VAMPIRES!

      TOO BAD the cameras didn’t pan on the crowd since they were hiding under their chairs.

      Many others thought he was talking about their GOD: OBAMA!

      I’M ALSO TIRED of the same 20 actors getting all the leading roles. Why don’t they “Spread the Roles?” I also BOYCOTT all anti-Capitalist “When I said, ‘Spread the Wealth,’I meant yours not mine.” hypocrites!

      • Brarenda

        Didn’t a winner show solidarity with the protesters in Venezuela and the Ukraine? Silence too?

        Mentioning God and anti-Communism/Socialism in the Oscars is surely going to be controversial.

      • Alm

        He also mentioned his Dad, who was watching over him and celebrating with him, in a strange skit that surely got the crowd going.

        Was he actually making fun of God since there were websites saying that no one ever thanks God or Jesus so he did the opposite with a strange skit on his Dad?

        What was Whoopi on? She is one vile person and her speech had a strange tone. Her dress was really strange.

      • Zoe Noel

        Ellen ran offstage and pulled out her earphones but heard enough of the mention of God and melted.
        Ellen was terrible and her trying to be funny made it worst. The pizza skit was terrible as was the hat begging for bucks. The African actress reached into her purse and gave her lip-balm which Ellen was seen putting in her pocket and later pulling out to use it but then they went to a commercial.

        • Richo

          Why do you claim Ellen “melted” at the mention of God? Is it that you are acknowledging that the God-botherer crowd have probably told her a million times in her life about how much God hates her and her lifestyle and one more mention of the G word was the straw that broke the camel’s back for her?

    • http://macsen573.wix.com/overdrive Macsen Overdrive

      Don’t forget Leonardo DiCaprio running crying to Ukraine. /s

    • Fairfax51

      Unbelievable. Not only are there Conservatives in Hollywood…but Christians, too. The world is gonna end .

      • msf

        Do yall realize that it’s not just Christians who believe in God? I didn’t hear him say anything about Christianity.

        • Fairfax51

          Yes, I know….Do you realize you are going out of your way to miss the point or cloud the point? Nit picking doesn’t make you smart, it makes you petty.

          • msf

            I don’t believe it is nitpicking or petty. This article and many of the comments are turning this into a “Matthew McConaughey is a Christian! Hollywood can suck it because he is one of us!” I think it’s absurd. I’m as much as a conservative as a man can be, so I agree with nearly everything this site pushes, but this is ridiculous.

          • Fairfax51

            So…he is not a Christian. Or is he? Maybe…or he could be a Jew. Doesn’t matter….he believes in GOD, that means there is hope for him.

            Would you deny most of Hollywood are atheist? Did you hear the standing ovation he got at the praise of God? Me neither.
            And this is not about whether you are a conservative or not, but whether you are a Christian or believe in God.

          • msf

            Well, see, now you are changing it. First it was just Christians. Now it’s Christians and others who believe in God. That negates the entire point of my comment…after the fact. And, yes, I would deny that most of Hollywood are atheist. Why? Because I’ve probably heard more speak about God than I have speak about being atheist. The majority, however, mention neither. Am I to assume that just because they don’t talk about God that they are atheist? And what about the lady who broke out in a gospel song during an acceptance speech? She DID get a standing ovation after singing four obvious lines about God from “His Eye is On the Sparrow.” MM didn’t get a standing ovation. So what? The majority of the acceptance speeches didn’t get one.

          • Fairfax51

            Yes, it is the foolishness of trying to argue with someone who wants to nit pick and argue. The point remains the same…

            Amazed that there are Conservatives and Christians in Hollywood ( and I did leave off the sarc marks), thought most would get it…they did…you didn’t.

            You know, I never said MM was a Christian.

          • rmhufftx

            So what happened to the common opinion that Jews were running Hollywood? I just think that’s kinda funny. Can’t appear to be anti-semitic, but casting thousands as godless heathens is de rigeur. In any event, these arguments are just plain stupid anyway. MM didn’t mention God at the SAG awards, so was he a heathen then and miraculously saved since? Who cares if he is or isn’t? Be secure in your own faith and move on. There is no war on Christianity, despite what certain outlets continually trumpet.

          • Fairfax51

            Who said anything about Jews running Hollywood? And Jews keep their religion very personal. Vote Democratic & run Hollywood…why…I don’t know? You tell me.
            So not mentioning God at SAG’s makes MM a heathen then?
            Who cares? Obviously you do or you would not have come into this discussion contesting my first post which was not an “I swear by God” post but a (sarc) post.
            And there is a War of Christianity, but I am not getting into that or any other leftist issues at this time. Don’t have time….it always becomes a tome and I have company coming soon. Look up “War on Christianity” on your search engine and see what it says. The ‘Jeremiah Project’ is really interesting. Note: Coptic Christian being murdered in Egypt as we speak. In almost all Muslim countries Christians are being murdered and churches burned to the ground. One group of militants killed everybody in the church including children & then burned the church down. Look it up…dare you.

          • rmhufftx

            Yeah, I suppose I care some. Not so much about anyone’s faith, but the stupid arguments that come out of it. I sometimes try to inject some middle ground, but it’s difficult with folks being so dug in (as you appear to be) and not listening. However, perhaps I’M not listening and what you meant to say was the same thing – it’s no big deal that he said it and all the hallelujahs from the right are silly.

            However your comment that there truly is a war on Christianity (which would be a rightist issue, BTW), make me think otherwise. So…

            Uh, I brought up the Jews. It was to be a counterbalance to your atheists of Hollywood bent. That said, I notice you say that the Jews keep their religion “very personal.” Could it not also be said that at least some, if not most, Christians in Hollywood might also keep their faith a private matter? Check out Matthew 6:5. Or 1 Peter 3:15. yeah, it’s about prayer, not praise, but you get the gist of what I’m saying, I hope. Many Christianics, but fewer actual Christians, in my estimation. Trappings without the follow through.

            Quick search on Jeremiah Project – I got a Christian youth thing for middle schoolers and an End Times site. No idea what your point is there. If anything, it would probably bolster my impression that it is a War OF Christianity first.
            I get that some of the no more prayer before a game or whatever goes a little far. I do think there needs to be a measure of understanding by all – if you’re the only non-Christian, you’ll see and hear more. If you have only one non-Christian in your school, don’t be an ass to that person or try to force them to be something they aren’t. Find the common ground and live peacefully.

          • Fairfax51

            Jeremiah Project was an approach to a common ground.
            But was in hopes you would notice some of the websites around it.. in re Murder of Christians all over the world because of war on Christians. Churches burning down all over the world…no mosques. Christians being murdered all over the world…Muslims by Muslims.
            Our Constitution says “Freedom of Religion” not freedom “from”. We left Europe to be able to practice our religion, not to keep from offending others with our religion and thus suppressing our religion.
            The biggest problem most people don’t get is if we are free “from” religion, where do our ‘rights’ come from? The state, not God. If the state is in charge of your rights, the state owns you. I am not for that.
            Check out Coptic Christians.

          • https://plus.google.com/117531700047532936981#117531700047532936981/posts Wim Grundy

            Darlene LOVE! Documentary winner! This woman praised God all over the place! Sang her heart out to King Jesus!

          • rmhufftx

            I’ll accept your take on JP. Assume there are multiples using same/similar name, because in my experience, end-times folk aren’t exactly bridge builders. There have been other programs as well. years ago a Palestinian/Israeli program. Brought kids from both sides to the states. Wary at first before they realized they are more alike than different. Speaks to the power of hearing a steady, single message and how it can distort the truth. If folks would spend less time listening to Fox/talk radio and MSNBC and more time questioning and doing primary research of their own, they’d be surprised at what they find. Religion-wise you could see some of the same, perhaps they’d come down from their crusader/jihadi stances and just live.

            You forgot the Catholic/Protestant Troubles in Ireland – we aren’t immune. Copts got it early. And a chunk of them were booted and I think persecuted by other Christians – Byzantines? I don’t deny that there are religious-based conflicts all over the world, but the Fox War on Christianity is domestic. You aren’t saying that there is an actual shooting war on American soil, are you? Again, those that appear most ready to take arms are those hearing the drumbeats. I’ve overheard some frightening things here in Texas and they’re coming from The Christian side. If anything, this is a renaissance period for christian sects of all kinds. My cable package has something like 8 different religious based channels. Mega churches are everywhere (remember I’m in TX), bumper stickers, active youth groups, mission trips, every imaginable type of jewelry or apparel bedazzled with a cross…

            Bear with me here…What I think is being perceived as a “War” is people outside the group saying “please shut up.” It isn’t a wart against christianity, it’s exasperation at constant christianity. Televangelists can be turned off. Visitors to the door can usually be moved along quickly and courteously (end-timers were fun). What gets me though, is an undercurrent of snobbishness – at least around here. A real holier than thou attitude if you aren’t a devout church-goer or sign emails with a reference to God or share a religious themed facebook post. I think that is turning some people off. Couple that with the actions of those same people – infidelity, lies, violence, selfishness, cut-throat dealings, treating kids poorly (things I’ve seen) – and it calls it all into question. When those christianics (dressed in Christian trappings but not all that Christian in deed) claim to be picked on because they are Christian, it’s BS. They’re picked on because they’re behaving poorly and stepping on the toes of others. I think there are many who are distancing themselves from “christians” rather than God or the principles of faith.

            Better to live right and speak little. (ironic, based on the length of this post!)

            Freedom of/from…same difference. Because you and I have the right to worship how we please does not permit us to infringe on the rights of others. If I am a practicing Christian, I am not subject to the demands of keeping kosher, nor should I be. However, If I eat at a kosher deli, I should be aware that a BLT is not an option and not pitch a tantrum. And if I choose to not practice any recognized faith, I shouldn’t be required to eat kosher or say “Merry Christmas” just because someone else is a Christian. Now, I shouldn’t be an ass about it and go out of my way to antagonize others, just as they shouldn’t brow-beat me.

            As for our rights and their provenance….Declaration of Independence says “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.”
            So it the US, it’s a mix. Pretty safe to say that a bunch of white, western European-blooded mean were referencing the Christian God, but that doesn’t really matter. The point is that everyone has those rights. Unless you think that God did not create everyone and therefore other races or nationalities are somehow exempted. They also explicitly state (prior to Creator reference) that all men are created equal (hypocrisy debate around slavery and the exclusion of women and non-property holders debate some other time). THAT is the point. That this new nation would be based upon equality and that everyone should have the same standing regardless of social standing, etc.
            IF a person chooses to leave a Christian faith, do they cease to have those inalienable rights because we assume it’s a Christian God that bestowed them?
            The state does play a significant role in guaranteeing and safeguarding our rights. Without rule of law (the state), you very well might not have freedom of religion. The Church (of any kind) did not author the Declaration or the Constitution. It was religious persecution by the Church that drove people to leave England in the first place. Now, we do have religions that have co-opted the apparatus of the state (Iran, as a prime e.g.). Again, I put it that the clergy is the driving force behind any suppression of rights there. The state is simply a tool at that point. IMO, that is why you have Freedom of Religion codified. IMO, that is why we have the unwritten rule of separation between Church and State, to avoid the errors of our western European past and those we see around the world today.

            The other thing to keep in mind is that here on our soil, the state is us. It is especially funny when elected representatives take an us/them stance against “the government.” yeah, we have to wait 2 to 6 years to make some changes, but for the most part it’s our neighbors, friends and family members who make up “the government.” We have a mechanism to correct as we go along (although SC has mucked it up by allowing unfettered corporate money) and it is OUR responsibility to vote our individual consciences each time. It is also our responsibility to step outside ourselves, listen and re-evaluate on a constant basis. A lot of what I thought at 20 has changed past 40. Single position versus married versus father. Look at some conservative demonizers of homosexuals when they learn a close family member is gay. The context of their life has changed and they gain new perspective. Closing ourselves off from differing viewpoints stunts us.

          • RuralStupidity

            Again, perfectly stated. Ignore me if you want, but do yourselves a favor and listen to people like rmhufftx

          • Fairfax51

            Told you it would be a tome. Sorry, not interested in how you think you have a right to infringe on my religion on the basis that my religion offends you….get over it. Not participating in this. I have a life and you aren’t in it.

          • rmhufftx

            I don’t have a right nor do I have a desire to infringe upon anyone practicing a religion. Religion doesn’t offend me, just people that abuse it, take a superior tone through it, or try to impose it upon others that don’t share that view.
            Thanks for not bothering to read the post simply because it was long. Thanks for being close-minded. I thank God I’m not in your life and that because I live in this country you can’t infringe on my way of life. Enjoy your fictional war.

          • Fairfax51

            Refusing to give up MY RIGHTS is not closed minded, it is principled.
            And why should I read you tirade if you did not check out my proof of war on religion (you fictional war) where thousands are being murdered throughout the world daily.
            Your gay marriage is more important than the murder of innocent Christians? Got it.

          • RuralStupidity

            Wow. Seriously, dude? No freedom FROM religion? LOL! Have you read your Bible? You forget about that part that speaks of freedom of choice to believe or not?

          • RuralStupidity

            Perfectly stated. Every word. Nothing to add. :-)

          • Fairfax51

            Your are not ‘Rural Stupidity’, you are Literal Stupidity’
            ;o)

    • lark

      Leto and Matthew have love in their heart…Wish I could say the same for these other people…
      What is wrong with American people? God Bless Us….

    • PVG

      Not these days

    • RuralStupidity

      You are aware that Matthew McConaughey has gone on record as having voted for Obama. Twice. Ohhhhh, what a dilemma! 😉

  • http://www.saundersreport.com Rachel

    A great day for Texas!

    • Stephen Henry

      Southern Living
      Like This Page · about an hour ago

      Congratulations to Southern boys Jared Leto & Matthew McConaughey on taking home awards for Dallas Buyers Club at tonight’s Oscars!

      • Stephen Henry

        Oops!

  • Tom Armstrong

    Would have been a standing ovation had he thanked Hugo Chavez or Castro or Che instead of God.

    • AlmaAlma

      The scary thing is, you’re probably right.

    • Ms. Abigail van Beagle

      Don’t forget Saints Obama & Trayvon.

    • WhamBamThanksObama!

      Grow up.

  • WHMay

    “When you’ve got God, you’ve got a friend”. Channeling Palmer Joss (Contact)?

  • http://www.GONINERS.com/ Kristine ✓ᵛᵉʳᶦᶠᶦᵉᵈ

    I really was pretty surprised that he invoked God. Didn’t expect it at all.

    • GaylePutt

      He’s a good, ol’ Texas boy.

      • http://www.GONINERS.com/ Kristine ✓ᵛᵉʳᶦᶠᶦᵉᵈ

        I wonder if he’s secretly in Friends of Abe.

  • Stephen Henry

    Awesome!

  • LinTaylor ✓vitrified

    “You won your award because millions of people died. Not because of god.”

    Am I missing something here, or did this person drink an extra-large glass of stupid this morning?

    • Bathing Suit Area

      Could be a reference to people dying of hiv/aids maybe? Not that it really makes the comment make sense anyway.

      • LinTaylor ✓vitrified

        Well, it’s at least good to know I’m not the only one left scratching his head at that tweet.

        • Bathing Suit Area

          They could have been going for something about how the topic of the film (death and suffering from AIDS) is to many people’s logic incompatible with a loving god who goes around helping actors win awards, but they worded it somewhat incoherently.

          • LinTaylor ✓vitrified

            But at the same time, films like that raise awareness for AIDS and related charities.

            Besides, if God were getting involved in the Oscars, you’d think His first move would be to help out poor Leo DiCaprio.

    • Informed&Concerned

      He recognized God for giving him talent and giving him opportunities (watch the video)

      Was nice to FINALLY see credit where credit was due

      • LinTaylor ✓vitrified

        Actually, I meant the “millions of people died” part. To my knowledge Matt McConaughey hasn’t gone on any killing sprees, so I was trying to figure out exactly what this person’s tweet was in aid of.

    • Orpheus75

      who knows what goes on in the twisted thinking of a Liberal? I sure didn’t get it either.

      • GaylePutt

        If I hadn’t quit watching the Oscars already, I would do so now. The Oscars are nothing more than vainglory.

    • Fairfax51

      I’m confused. Really! 119 upvotes. He won the award for “ACTING”, not about the content of the movie…which I must admit I did not see. Doesn’t matter if it was about AIDS or Hercules. He “thanked God” for his opportunity to be an actor and get such good parts to play.
      If an actor plays Hiltler and wins an oscar for his portrayal of Hitler, it doesn’t mean he thanks God for Hitler so he could play Hitler & win an oscar…WTF!
      Anybody?

  • Stephen Henry

    Andrew Kirell [email protected] 1h
    McConaughey, Darlene Love, Bette Midler, and others all mentioned God tonight. Happens every year. Stop acting like no one says it.

    • neemer5

      Actually, he is the twelfth person in Oscar history to thank God in an acceptance speech. Look it up.

      • Stephen Henry

        Operative word : tonight.

        • neemer5

          Operative words:
          “Happens every year.”
          Your words. It doesn’t happen every year. 12 occasions in Oscar history.

          • GaylePutt

            Did you get the point or are you just nitpicking?

        • Dee

          Go away, troll.

          • kyleco

            Someone points out more than just one actor mentioned God… gets called a troll.

            Makes sense.

      • GaylePutt

        Only 12th?

  • nc ✓s & balances

    Not one agent or producer got thanked. Just God and his family. Awesome, unforgettable speech! New respect for him.

    • Kadja2

      I think you’d better listen to the first line of his speech again. “I’d like to thank the Academy. All 6000 of them…” that includes managers, agents and producers…

      • GaylePutt

        Happily he didn’t spend his entire time allotment naming them all.

        • Kadja2

          Thank God! LOL

  • Kate

    Matthew McConaughey thanks God and the tolerant left collectively mutters, “Aw crap, not THAT guy again!”

    • kyleco

      The “collective” left is apparently represented by a dozen random idiots on twitter? Good sample size as a basis for such a sweeping statement, Kate.

      • Byron Shutt

        No…the collective left is represented by the majority of our media outlets, especially the Hollywood Limousine Liberals who ‘collectively’ shove their views daily down our throats

  • supplyguy

    Well there goes his career.

    • Kadja2

      I wouldn’t bet on it. It didn’t kill anyone else’s who did it–not even Tom Hanks.

  • Mick_Pearson

    Alright, alright, alright!
    Gotdamn Wouldabeen, lets go get those Aerosmith tickets.

  • Mr_Wrestling_XIII

    For people who claim to be nonbelievers in the “the flying Spaghetti Monster”, they sure do get real pissy each time he’s mentioned…

    I’m not surprised by his humility. Matt is one of the decent people in Hollywood. Became a terrific actor over time.

  • Kadja2

    Very interesting that they would say such idiotic tripe about him when the basic tenet of his speech was to look within. Yes, he may believe in God but he also believes (apparently) in a lot of what people like Wayne Dyer put out. He talked more of looking into one’s self and respecting one self as well. The anti-god crowd read way too much into it. That being said, I respect him very highly for having the balls to put that out there.

  • Kadja2

    If I were to win an Oscar, I’d send all of them into shock…I’d say, “I thank “effin” God!” that should cover all my shock bases.

  • Kadja2

    I’m not going to tweet Kyle Bella but could someone ask him if he dared say the same thing to Tom Hanks? Here is the link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bBuDMEpUc8k

  • Kadja2

    I would have thought Ellen would have caught flak for her opening joke about how if 12 Years a Slave didn’t win, the academy is racist.

    • http://twitter.com/thetugboatphil TugboatPhil

      That’s what most everyone in the audience was thinking too.

  • jabberwocky

    So he believes in God why the hooplah? why can’t people just stop hating so much

  • Cory

    I don’t think God only belongs to conservatives. I know a lot of liberal Christians. I never read in the Bible that God is only a God of the GOP. So to say the left is against God is false.

    • QueenB

      Well dear, when they get all pissy when God is not successfully removed from the DNC charter, it makes you wonder. There seems to be quite a few people pissed of that he even mentioned Him.

      • Cory

        So that means they’re all liberal. I also know plenty of atheist conservatives and libertarians. God is a God to everyone not just Republicans.

        • Steven Sweeney

          God belongs to everyone, but hatred of God is owned exclusively by the left..From “madonna” making porn amid crosses in trash cans to nea lowlife andre cerrano calling crosses in jars of urine..Leftys scream bloody murder if you refer to a convicted terrorist as “muslim’, but HATE any semblance of Christianity..Proves once again that intolerance and hypocrisy are liberal hallmarks..

    • Sonya A. Willis

      The left deliberately took God out of their platform and had to call to vote three times before restoring God and that came with boos from the crowd.

      You are in the minority.

      • Cory

        For one I’m not a Democrat, two there are a lot of Christian Democrats. Most of the black community are Democrats and my community is very religious. You’d know that if you stop listening to the propaganda. The Senate Chaplain is a Democrat, Obama is a Democrat, etc. Republicans don’t own God lol.

        • QueenB

          Than, again, perhaps when the DNC gets together they shouldn’t boo God NOT being removed from their charter. It is democrats who tried three times to deny God. Maybe you should tell them that you completely disagree with them on that. Somehow, I have a feeling you won’t, and I don’t blame you. Democrats are absolutely viscous when someone states an opinion that differs from theirs.

        • Noonespecial

          Republicans don’t own God, true….we also would never deny him, as does an apparent majority in the Democratic party. For the black community, a largely Christian community, to support that party flies in the face of reason. God 1st, above all else….isn’t that what Christians are taught?

          • Cory

            That doesn’t make sense. Your politics and your religion aren’t synonymous. For instance I’m a Libertarian and I don’t support the war on drugs. That doesn’t mean I support drug use. I’m a Christian who believes that God gives us all decisions on how to take care of his temple, the government shouldn’t.

            Just because some people at a DNC convention “booed God” doesn’t mean the whole party is against God lol. There are plenty of Republicans I know that deny God. Charles Krauthammer is a prominent atheist along with Penn and Greg Gutfield.

          • Noonespecial

            Try mentioning the fact that you’re a Christian in any left leaning public forum. Insane hatred and mocking immediately ensues. The Democratic party increasingly shows disdain for believers. Except black believers, whom they embrace in every way, even when they mention faith. I wonder why? Could it be their votes? The large percentage of the black community that bolster Democratic power due to their poor circumstances and reliance on government programs? The people the Democratic party has harmed the most are its most ardent supporters. Go to an inner city or predominantly poor neighborhood in America’s most violent, most oppressive, and most poverty stricken cities and ask them who their Congressman is, who runs their school board, who runs their city council, who their mayor is, who their President is….even if they don’t know, I can tell you who those people are.

    • Noonespecial

      I’m sure there are many Christian Democrats – but if they support the true “liberal” platform, they have come down on the wrong side of things – particularly of late.

    • Diggur

      You’re right, and racial/social/gender stereotyping are one of the things that is destroying our nation. You can’t generalize. But you have to admit that a large number of the hard-line left are trying to destroy the rights of Christians to practice their religion. This is what is always done by people who want to establish a communist/socialist society. It’s part of the play book.

  • Mickey James

    And not one of those tweeters above was good enough to be up on that stage, winning an Oscar.

  • CoastalMaineBird

    I thought they LIKED Morgan Freeman…

  • Sharknado

    God bless Mathew McConaughey …a True Detective.

  • Saito Sama

    Damn.. Missed the “It’s all about me” awards show, a celebration, celebrating themselves dressed in rented and borrowed jewelry and clothes while we the peasants swoon. DYI septic tank rehab program was to awesome to miss.

  • http://rueuhy.com/ Russthecurious

    I think most arguments that center around God, and the people who get turned off by any positive mention of Him, pretty much sums up why our country is in a death spiral. But many will disagree and say we need more “less God”. Pretty much proves the destructive nature of man without God.

  • therealguyfaux ✓ᵛᵉʳᶦᶠᶦᵉᵈ

    Thanking God may be admirable, but I’m still put in mind of the apocryphal story of Cardinal Spellman attending boxing matches at Madison Square Garden; he was asked by a reporter about the practice of many fighters to “cross” themselves before coming out of the corner at the beginning of the round:

    “Your Eminence– does it really help to do that?”
    “Only if he keeps his guard up, and has a good punch.”

    Matt still had to show up, know his lines, and not bump into the furniture. (cf. James 2:26, “For as the body apart from the spirit is dead, so faith apart from works is dead.”) His work is as much his witness as his “reciprocal gratitude,” something which in an earlier era might have been termed “grace.” No sin of presumptuousness here with Matt– his “I can always strive to be a better person” idea of me-in-ten-years kinda puts the kibosh on that notion. And all of us are all the better for having heard him say that.

  • liberalssuck

    Class!

  • srpatterso

    I’m not a Christian by any means, but the tweets/posts of the “progressive” Hollywood crowd following his simple speech clearly demonstrate who the real “haters” are. Every single one of those “liberal” clowns should listen to themselves speak, read their own words…take a LONG look in the mirror…and apologize to the nation for their last 14 years of obnoxious, vile, disgustingly dishonest, childish behavior (since November 2000).

    • Noonespecial

      There isn’t anything “tolerant” about them. They’re fascists, pure and simple.

  • Albert Schmitlap.

    No, there is something wrong here,,,from what people in Austin, Texas say, he is a confirmed Lefty and a confirmed Stoner. The police made a call to his place and found him naked, sitting in the middle of the table, smoking dope and playing a guitar. Neighbors say he has pot parties a lot and the noise that comes from his places ain’t Worship. This, like his other parts he has played,,,Is just something to bring him more face time in the news and free publicity,,,not buying it. He is getting to many good roles to be Godly…that doesn’t roll in Hollywired.

    • kellie

      Its sad that so many people are clueless and have such a hate for God. God loves the sinners and the saints, but bashing on him he will not tolerate. Good luck on the other side, I hear its hell !!! Oh, and enjoy your time here cuz whats coming is whats really going to matter! God help you people!

    • KhadijahMuhammad

      “…from what people in Austin, Texas say, he is a confirmed Lefty and a confirmed Stoner. ”

      What Austin calls a “confirmed lefty” is known as a “right wing nutcase” in Hollywood.

      Austin’s left of Texas, but well right of Hollywood.

    • Noonespecial

      It was bongos, and it was a decade ago. Give it up, he turned his life around, and sought God. By the way, being a stoner and believing in God are not mutually exclusive. I also know some Christian alcoholics – we’re all sinners in some way, friend. Thus Christ’s sacrifice for us.

      • Albert Schmitlap.

        Wow, throwing out the Alcohol Card,,,great comeback…LMAO. And defending a “Party Boy” too. you got a Twofer on that one. People change but in Hollywood the dope never goes away, once touched, always tainted. sorry, you lose. Again, You Lose

        • Noonespecial

          Once touched always tainted? Not exactly what Christianity is all about, Herman. I think it’s hilarious when people criticize a reasonable post with insanity that they perceive as humorous or clever….when in fact it’s just sad.

          • Albert Schmitlap.

            So being a Christian and telling the truth is Two Different things…Wow, didn’t know that…geez

          • Noonespecial

            Whatever that meant. Seek help. It’s available, even for you.

          • Albert Schmitlap.

            Nice way to crawfish,,,sad, can’t hang either.

          • Albert Schmitlap.

            So, you too are a stoner,,,right? Go see his latest film,,,if you want to throw more money at the God Haters of Hollywood. In it he Mocks God and All Christians…if he was a True Believer we would either refuse the part or demand those parts be left out…this is a Publicity stunt and Nothing More. sad, huh

        • http://newsfoxes.com/author/skirtsndaggers/ covertaffairs

          well you just showed yourself to be a HYPOCRITE. you clearly serve the god of unforgiveness and life change. go play on a busy highway. the world needs less of you.

          • Albert Schmitlap.

            so, telling the truth is Hypocritical in your book, and will harm to others ISN”T…wow!

      • Albert Schmitlap.

        So you haven’t seen his latest film have you,,,True Detective. Where he MOCKS God AND Christians. IF he was truly a believer, and IF he did in fact find God,,,he would have refused it or demanded those parts be left out,…HE IS A LIBERAL,,,nothing more.He is a phony as Jane Fonda when she said she “found God” and reads the Bible daily…RRRRRR WRONG!!!! Publicity stunt and Nothing more,,,transparent as is his Pretend Faith.

    • CherDash

      I think he was playing bongo drums, not a guitar, but I remember that incident. That was years ago. Maybe he’s seen the light since then?

      • Albert Schmitlap.

        You overlooked that he was Stoned out of his mind, sitting Naked on a table but the ONLY thing you argue about is the instrument he was playing. Just because he can PRETEND to play a part he NEVER could live,,,does NOT make him a role model or religious, this was a Publicity stunt and nothing else.

  • Jimni27

    In his last acceptance speech he said something about his wife calling him her “king” and I remember thinking that probably ticked off the feminist crowd.

  • $79353225

    To those who have spewed hateful comments above…I have seen vile comments, lewd performances, and other, quite tacky, acknowledges without the rude comments made by people of no faith. When someone does acknowledge God, just wait and listen to the next presenter/recipient. Each has their say.

  • Sonya A. Willis

    Hollywood people are deep down an angry, insecure, selfish group. You should check out the bitterness of everything Oscars on Deadline Hollywood. Many Conservatives post comments on DH to counter the toxic left:

    http://www.deadline.com/hollywood/

  • Dennis the Dreamer

    There is hope in Oscars.

  • American-By-Choice

    ROFLMNAO!

    I LOVE IT when Evil tips its hand like this. There’s few things are more desperate than an Anti-theist and NOTHING more loathsome.

    It shouldn’t be long now… .

  • Orpheus75

    Will be a sad, sad day for them when standing before him on judgement day.

  • DC is Evil

    In the White House, a skinny man with funny ears said to his wife, “Can you believe it? Matthew McConaughey is now calling me God!!”

  • http://www.algoreisabidfatidiot.com/ “Rev Jim Jones”

    Well to Hollywood’s credit, they have worked too hard to rid the existence of God to tolerate such behavior.

  • $1014973

    You know this country is well and truly screwed when people demand acceptance of every deviant lifestyle imaginable but curse you when you mention God.

    • American-By-Choice

      Yep… it shouldn’t be much longer, now.

      Raise debauchery, hedonism and decadence up, while rejecting the recognition of that which is good, wholesome and the key to a viable, healthy, sustainable life.

      Such is the nature of evil.

      • $1014973

        It blows my mind that the same crowd that is always demanding their right to do whatever couldn’t be less tolerant to those who believe in or dare mention God. Hypocrites.

        • American-By-Choice

          Doesn’t it?

          I think that the reason is that you and I are using reason to consider an unreasonable situation.

          Evil precludes sound reasoning. Therefore, such idiocy as ‘Relativism’ begins to ‘make sense’ to those incapable of sound logical constructs.

        • American-By-Choice

          Hypocrites… Yes. Definitely.

          But it stems from a much deeper, much more profound and purposeful reason.

          They are Liberals, meaning that they’re collectivists.

          Collectivism, in all of its innumerable stripes, rests upon an addled species of reasoning known as “Relativism”.

          Relativism, as the name implies, rejects objectivity.

          Objectivity is essential to fundamental ideas such as truth, trust, morality and justice.

          And here’s where it gets dangerous and how we got to this dangerous place.

          In rejecting objectivity, they are incapable of discerning truth. Trust is simply whatever they say it is.

          That being so, this undermines any means for trust.

          No truth, no trust. It’s as simple as that. Ask yourself if since they’ve come to this unprecedented level of popularity and power, if you’ve found yourself trusting institutions which they control, less.

          Absent the means to discern truth, which precludes the potential for trust, there becomes no basis on which to rest a soundly reasoned morality.

          Now where there is no soundly reasoned morality, we lose the potential for the institutions which are designed to promote justice to do so. “One’s man’s justice, is another’s tyranny.” And this is simply because, that one man believes the truth is X, cause he says so… when you, being a person of reason know the truth to be Y.

          Now to put that into readily digestible terms, we can examine it as follows:

          No truth, no trust.

          No trust, no morality.

          No Morality, No Justice.

          And here’s, again, where it gets ugly:

          No Justice, no Liberty for All.

          These are dangerous time and these people you see vomiting this garbage, lamenting that which is good, are no small reason for it.

  • Ellie-lou Tough

    This warmed my heart. Without Him, we are nothing. Thank you, Mr. Mc Conaughey for speaking from your heart.

  • KhadijahMuhammad

    Hence, why McConaughey avoids Hollywood, preferring the saner atmosphere of Austin TX, as does Sandra Bullock.

  • James Perley

    Yes, they are self indulgent hypocrites. It is a contrast to the aftermath of Kevin Harvik’s NASCAR victory earlier on Sunday. His crew stopped to pray.

    • Tre

      NASCAR is one of the few areas where a celebrity can openly be a Christian without suffering any kind of backlash. On the contrary, if a driver claimed to be an atheist, THEY might be the ones to suffer.

      • American-By-Choice

        Well, it’s a rare day where one finds an anti-theist partaking in activity which likely will result in one’s sudden death.

        They talk a lot of crap, but they like the insurance of a little time, right there at the end. I’m not sure if they fully understand the realities in play, as the decades of debating them have demonstrated to me, that few if any, have any idea what they actually ‘believe’.

        Meaning that they actually do not ‘believe’ in anything, which is why they’re so prone to believe pretty much everything.

        They’re a hot mess…

  • coneil5150

    WOW He looks up to GOD
    I guess believing is a bridge too far.
    No wonder why the world was so screwed up GOD is Mathew McCaughey’s AGENT
    Hey Matt,
    You got your Oscar let GOD get back to work

  • Tre

    Well Holleyweird is all about self-worship.

    Matthew 10:32-33
    32 “Whoever acknowledges me before others, I will also acknowledge before my Father in heaven. 33 But whoever disowns me before others, I will disown before my Father in heaven.

    Jesus acknowledged you to God, now you need to Pray for all of those who didn’t applaud God because Jesus will disown them.

  • Noonespecial

    I imagine if he had praised Allah, a standing ovation would have ensued.

  • felicityva

    Half a dozen claps from the audience at the mention of God. Now imagine if Matthew McConaughey was a muslim who thanked allah first; the cameras would have panned the audience, to see them giving him a standing ovation, jumping and clapping wildly…because that’s how tolerant they are.

    • Gregory B

      big time…

  • Wesley Stinnett

    I bet it really shocked the hollwierd lib crowd! Now I’ve got a new favorite actor!

  • FirstBoot

    That will probably be the last Oscar he ever receives.

  • LissaKay

    The Today show just showed a piece of Matthew’s speech–they did not include “who he looked up,” it started at who he looks forward to and who he chases. May be coincidence but I doubt it.

  • Carolyn Compton

    God continue to bless McConaughey. And may he bless those who have written negative comments. They need God. God “talk” – keep it up.

  • TGrade1

    Many of them were probably thinking, “God…what’s that?”

    • therealguyfaux ✓ᵛᵉʳᶦᶠᶦᵉᵈ

      With the Butthurt Dweller Gordo Granudo meme? THAT would be funny as hell!

  • radjahshelduck

    Since Mr. McConaughey is from Texas and thanked God, is it possible he was confused and thought he was at the CMAs?

  • Colleen Mccann-Doyle

    You go Matthew Thanking GOD your a class act, Leto thanking his mother for choosing life was great!

  • Gregory B

    When I hear the vile hatred coming from the anti-God crowd, it does make me wonder if maybe some of the human race actually DID evolve from apes, and more specifically, primordial ooze…

    • conservativechick

      The mention of GOD always brings out the evil haters from the dark side. When good vs evil… good always wins!

      • Gregory B

        amen, sister!

  • Gracie66

    See the thing here is that they call US haters!!!!

  • kateorjane

    Hard to believe how pi**y the Left gets when someone mentions God. If he’d thanked some South American despot the classless libs would have been all over that.

  • Mike Triplett

    I just read an article yesterday that Oscar recipients thank everybody except God. Not true now.

  • TeaPartyLee

    There is hatred of Christianity everywhere. What makes Hollywood so rancid is that there it is concentrated and part of the institutional culture.

  • j p✓ʳᵉᶠʳᶦᵉᵈ

    A past campaign slogan was “It’s the economy stupid”. So many people are blind to how expensive evil is to their standard of living. It is the rich elite, like those we saw being sainted last night who are the few who get financially rich in conjunction with the thriving of evil. They do a good job of selling evil to those who are impoverished by it while they themselves are bankrupt spiritually.

  • Joe Wilson

    Thank GOD for people like Matthew McConaughey, the rest of you with those hateful words can burn in hell.

  • exsanguine

    He had his priiorities straight. Thanked God for his talents then stated that God and his family are what everything he does is for.

  • Nanaof3kids

    To all of you out there who curse God the creator of the Universe and His gracious loving Son Jesus Christ I really pity you. You are missing out on a magnificent blessing by turning your back on Them. He created you and He loves you so much He sent His Son to die for your sin, but if you don’t repent and turn to Him He will also send you to hell. Make no mistake He is real. If you are stupid enough to think you evolved from an ape that would explain your actions and words. You consider yourself no better than a dumb animal with no soul. When Lazarus was in hell he asked God to let him go back just long enough to tell his brothers to trust and believe and God said they won’t listen. I guess it’s the same today. I pray all of you will turn your life around before it is too late. What a shame when the mention of God is not the norm any more. Remember Sodom and Gomorrah? Where do you think the word sodomy came from.

  • Chevypowered

    “That speech tonight by McConaughey was awful. You won your award because millions of people died. Not because of god.”

    Okay for a jewel crested Hello Kitty key chain, someone explain to me what the hell does that mean?

    • Guest

      He won his award because he is a talented actor. He feels that his talent was given to him by God. What’s wrong with that? The film brought to light the plight of people with AIDS. What’s wrong with that? Did the other people who won Oscars win them because they were talented? Why does it bother you that MM thanked God for the good things that he has been given.

      • Chevypowered

        Can you please re-read my post.

        • Diggur

          I apologize for offending you, but I was obviously not the only one who was a little confused by your post. I’m very glad that you don’t think that the tweeted statement was appropriate. No need to be so nasty.

          • Chevypowered

            Apology accepted and I will edit my post.

          • Diggur

            Thanks! I really appreciate that, and I will delete my post.

          • Chevypowered

            Sorry for getting snippy. As for your post not sure you can delete it. I edited mines with something a bit more civil.

          • Diggur

            Not a problem! Tensions run high with subjects like this. Actually, I can’t figure out how to edit my posts, but I did manage to delete it. I don’t want to insult anyone, and I feel bad that I misunderstood what you meant. Keep fighting the good fight!

    • Chevypowered

      There are quotes at the beginning and end of the first sentence. I will try to find a way to make them larger. Maybe I can add disco lights and two glowing pointy fingers and the start of the quote and at its end so there will be no more knee jerking!

      • Bea21

        I got it. Too much writing, not enough reading (listening)

  • Jo Centanni-Dubuke

    I watched Mathews accepting speech last night and never gave it a second thought when he thanked God. What’s the problem here???????????

  • JJay278

    Beyond disappointed in our nation of religious FREEDOM, that this would be such news. Disgraceful and disgusting that we have allowed atheists to do this to our country.

    • https://www.youtube.com/user/JayJay3Fifty7 JJ357

      I Agree, atheists are destroying America. Atheists do not win, they will make it incredibly uncomfortable for ALL (not just believers) to live in the USA…God wins in the end. I will do my best to stand up and vote against atheist agenda, yet at the same time pray for God to give me the grace to forgive and minister, “…narrow are the gates of heaven”; we are not all going to make it.

      • JJay278

        I would love to see everyone there. That would be a really nice party. But I know there are many who don’t want to be there. Sad :(

        • https://www.youtube.com/user/JayJay3Fifty7 JJ357

          I think that MOST are simply hurt, lost and often blame God. Also, people are selfish and want what they want now, without responsibility or feeling guilty. I don’t think it is that they don’t want to be there in heaven, though their actions sure seem like it. I believe MOST are blind and do not understand forgiveness, repentance, a relationship with God and CHOOSING God rather than worldly things. God put us on this earth to serve him, but since he does not want a bunch of people forced to love him and serve him he gives us choice.

          • JJay278

            Agreed, you put it perfectly.

  • Diggur

    I notice that someone above tweeted that MM’s gratitude to God “ruined” the Oscars, and then he said “F___ you, McConaughey”. I’m curious. How does a mention of God ruin the Oscars? How did that hurt this particular person? I have to wonder if he is one of the people who demands tolerance for his beliefs, but refuses to give tolerance to the beliefs of others. There is not a single person in this world who is perfect. There is not a single person who doesn’t have prejudices, or at least biases. We need to start finding the things that we have in common, not the things between us that are different, or there are going to be disastrous consequences in this country. And that is just what this government is pushing us toward. Wake up people. One kind of intolerance is no better than another.

    • http://youhavetobethistalltogoonthisride.blogspot.com/ keyboard jockey

      Tolerance is a good thing in moderation.

  • lilwren

    Truth will out.

  • Julescat

    the gaystapo’s war on religion is just beginning

  • SisterMary

    Ah, the tolerant left. Live and let live.

  • http://www.batman.com BruceW

    Who is his God? That would be my question. Most people in Hollywood and in the entertainment do worship God, the God of this world, Satan.

  • frozeninbemidji

    God Bless Mathew McCaughey, that’s the only part of that whole crap fest that I will watch.

  • notenoughtime

    Obviously, some Hollywood actors are raised right and put their fame in perspective. Blissfully ignored the show but even with the tepid response to McConaughey’s acknowledgement of what God has given to him, his family should be proud. A little more God and a little less self-absorption, will go a long, long way!

  • http://youhavetobethistalltogoonthisride.blogspot.com/ keyboard jockey

    Tweets from the worshipers of Sodom and Gomorrah uh oh I mean er Hollywood. LOL

    What a predictable bunch of spewing from group think r us.

    • Punchdrunkreality

      I suppose religion is not group think aye? Just remember when you point the finger at someone you have three pointing back at yourself. Before someone jumps I would like to point out that the false outrage that people are showing on social media is not representative of all atheists anymore than the Westboro Baptist Church is representative of all Christians. There are atheists like myself who simply reject a claim, but I don’t care what anyone believes so long as it doesn’t impact another persons ability to live their life as they choose (within reason of course).

    • Bathing Suit Area

      Lol, complaining of “groupthink” being the problem with people who aren’t religious.

      • http://youhavetobethistalltogoonthisride.blogspot.com/ keyboard jockey

        The Godless are one note johnnies, the tune never changes.

        Where did I mention “religion” in my comment above? All Religion(s) don’t share the same tenant’s there would be a problem with them all engaging in that group think thingy.

  • Bob Gray

    yeah , it’s about time he won and thanking God is the right thing to do

    • http://youhavetobethistalltogoonthisride.blogspot.com/ keyboard jockey

      I liked him in Tropical Thunder. I know he wasn’t the lead, but he’s such a great actor he made his part in the ensemble cast stand out.

      • Bob Gray

        i thought he was awesome in magic mike ,,,,,,,,,,,content matter was adult but he nailed it

  • Guest

    I guess Matthew has made enough money to retire (good for him by the way). Judging by all these “tolerant” liberal rants, MM won’t be getting any parts soon. Because he pizzes off the left so much, consider me now his biggest fan.

  • LegalizeShemp

    McConaughay was once arrested for being nude with another man in his apartment, blaring music, playing the congas, and doing massive bong hits. You conservatives need to get a grip, these people are not on your side, no matter what they say, they pander for effect, and you slurp it up hook line and sinker. We realize you need every bone these frauds throw your way, but never for one second believe they agree with you on anything. Even the God references are pure phony, like everything else these frauds do.

    • Diggur

      Everyone makes mistakes. I’m a Christian, and I’ve made plenty of mistakes in my life. I’m grateful that God will forgive those mistakes if I am repentant. Making questionable lifestyle choices in the past doesn’t mean that MM is not sincere in his beliefs now. I’m sure that you’ve done things that you regret.

    • https://www.google.com/search?client=safari&rls=en&q=outlawforchrist&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8 $93974362

      Our past doesn’t define us anymore. Once we accept Jesus as our savior and life. We’re clean and justified by His blood.

    • lazypadawan

      Give McConaughey a break. He’s now a married dad.

    • tops116 ✓Quipper

      I hope you appreciate the irony that you’re reacting to McConaughey mentioning God with the same kind of vitriol that Far Left whackos do to any Christians. Your comment sounds like what liberals said about ol’ W when they couldn’t go after him with actual facts. You sure you’re not Bill Maher?

      You fail to grasp this important fact: liking one thing that one person does doesn’t equate with assuming “he’s on our side.” How do you keep missing that? But that’s not surprising since you also fail to grasp that people can earn second chances and turn their lives around. You wanna condemn Robert Downey, Jr. while you’re at it? Oh wait, he’s indicated that his politics aren’t lockstep with liberal Hollywood… so you’ll either condemn him as a phony or suck up to him.

      Why do you keep acting as if you’re an authority on these matters? You really do have that attitude of a liberal: acting as if you know what’s going on in someone’s head (someone you’ve never met, by the way) and proceeding to lecture the rest of us. If McConaughey actually said “I hate Christians” (or as could possibly happen, flip-flop under pressure from Hollywood), then you’d have an area to criticize him for. All you have right now is throwing his past in his face and a paranoid “I really think he made fun of us” line. In other words, you’ve got nothing!

      And really, what proof do you or anyone else have that McConaughay was being a “pure phony” anyway? If you have it, feel free to share it. Otherwise, you’re being a hyper-partisan, intolerant child. You really need to get a grip.

    • Lou Bator

      It’s a shame that disqus doesn’t show down arrows anymore. I imagine that it’s because of the unrealistic libterd philosophy that everyone gets a prize even if you suck. Rest assured that you have at least one down arrow for your latest moronic musing. I’m sure there are more. God bless.

  • RoyBaty

    Always AMAZED that so many people can hate someone who loves our Creator. The Left is so sick they must be destroyed for their own good.

    • Diggur

      That’s God’s decision to make. Not ours.

      • RoyBaty

        God works thru His people.

        • Diggur

          I agree, but He also tells us to love one another, turn the other cheek, and that we will be judged the same way that we judge others.

          • J August

            As conservatives, we’ve been too long “turning the other cheek”, and look where it’s gotten us. Nothing in the Bible about not fighting back when you’re fighting for freedom.

          • Diggur

            I agree with you, to a degree. If we’re attacked we have to protect ourselves. But there are ways of protecting ourselves and fighting back that don’t involve killing other people. All other avenues should be exhausted before a war is started. War never benefits anyone, and is usually forced upon the people by governments who are interested in money or power. I think that both sides need to step back, take a breath, and assess how much we are being manipulated into anger toward one another.

          • tarandfeatherthecrooks

            You don’t understand the significance of the “Other cheek” parable. The person who inflicted the assault, did so with their left hand because the left hand was the “dirty hand” and they would not touch the lesser, dirty person with their right hand. The person who struck out with their left hand struck the person they despised on the Right side of their face. Jesus was telling them that they were never lesser people. By Turning the Other Cheek to dare the abuser to use their Right hand, the clean hand, and claim their Heritage from God. That is why the people loved Jesus. He told them they were not “below” anyone and that is why the ground is level at the cross. He admonishes us to Love others as we love ourselves; we can only love others as we are able to see how precious our life gift from God is. We are not carpets for anyone. The scripture also admonishes that “God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of Power, Love and Self Determination”. We can choose.
            We can determine the Tree by their fruit. That is not “judging”, that is discernment. Again, we must look for the Plank in our own eyes before we point out the speck in our brother’s eye. The power of God’s word is a lamp light for our understanding and not for other’s to translate for us. Perhaps RoyBaty is just a troll/trap to make Christians look bad.

          • Diggur

            That is very interesting, and I thank you for the information. I’ve never heard it told that way before! But it still doesn’t change my mind that we need to use our minds before we use our swords. I’m not saying that I wouldn’t defend my house if someone were to break in, and I’m not saying that I wouldn’t defend my faith if someone were to try to kill because I’m Christian. I’m saying that the government is TRYING to pit us against each other, and we need to realize that we’re being used as pawns. We need to start trying to find ways to live together. I see blogs on both sides of this issue calling for killing. I just wish that people would try some understanding first.

          • tarandfeatherthecrooks

            Well thank you for the civil response! There are trolls everywhere trying to undermine the Kingdom. The little foxes spoil the vine, eh?

          • Diggur

            That’s for sure!

  • Conservative Pitbull

    I watched the entire show. Only time I clapped was his speech for the reward. And I laughed because of the lost souls in the audience getting OWNED in their own backyard.

  • David

    Best Speech by the Best Actor. Congratulations, Matthew!

  • WhamBamThanksObama!

    The modern American Christian martyr complex is so very tiresome.

  • Nancy Gresham

    Mr Mcconaughey has the right to thank whomever he wants. He won!!! I supprt you mr. Mcconaughey and dont let anyone on this planet disturb your right to your speech. There are god haters out there all over the world pay them no acknowledgement. Keep believing and stand tall. Your acting in that movie was outstanding and what a gift the message of the movie was for me. I did not realize how much suffering went on. Thank you! For contribution of hard work and dedication.

  • http://youhavetobethistalltogoonthisride.blogspot.com/ keyboard jockey

    What’s going to happen when the Hollywood flood of biblical movies hit the theater’s next year are the twitter pagans going to expire from their faux outrage?

    • badbadlibs

      Excellent question.

      • http://youhavetobethistalltogoonthisride.blogspot.com/ keyboard jockey

        Meryl Streep is an award winning actress but could you see her in any biblical role, and make it believable? If she could it would show her acting chops- range of acting skills.

        • H50 ✓RAT

          Im guessing it would be a lot like her portrayal of M. Thatcher. extremely underwhelming. She says she needs to “feel” the roles she plays. Cant “feel” that which you disdain.

    • Nancy Gresham

      Sign of the times! Wake up! ! It’s for real and its coming. Better be prepared for the event of your life.

    • tops116 ✓Quipper

      They’ll complain for 40 days and 40 nights.

      • http://youhavetobethistalltogoonthisride.blogspot.com/ keyboard jockey

        It reminds me of the lost boy’s soundtrack “I still believe”.

        I been in a cave
        For forty days
        Only a spark
        To light my way….

  • icmcumin

    Thank who you want to! It’s called FREE SPEECH while accepting an award that means nothing these days, in front of a group of millionaires who should be sharing their money with the minions. They are fake as the movies! LIBERAL RACISTS PUSHING AGENDA AWARDS. Want to legalize dope is the only reason the movie was a hit. Look at Denzel Washington and Halle Berry winning the year they did! Why? Because we got a black president! Denzel had many, many better films than Training Day for GOD’S sake. Who even remembers the movie Berry was in? It’s all bull shit! From top to bottom!!!!! Say what you want to say whoever you are. Opinions are like assholes and everybody has one, some two!!!

  • CainCan

    How come the lefties aren’t talking about the woman singer from the documentary winners “20 Ft from Stardom”? She stood right up there and SANG her praises to God Almighty and got a standing ovation for her praise! I wonder if it had anything to do with her being black? Maybe liberals think it’s just typical when black women praise God, but white men? Nah… too in your face-y Jesus-y, I guess.

    • Bea21

      I noticed this too.
      Darlene Love’s expression of faith truly moved me. So sincere. She is so talented! Maybe it had the same effect on MM and some others.
      But the dismissiveness of MM’s statement about God by the audience, gave me the feeling most of the people who participated in the standing ovation for Ms. Love were just being patronizing.
      Applauding the same way audiences respond to non religious “gospel choirs” backing up pop songs or musical theater for dramatic effect.
      Unfortunately, I fear most people probably weren’t applauding for God or Ms. Love’s amazing faith. Which I feel was truly heartfelt, sincere, and deserving of applause.
      But, were applauding the politically correct admiration of Gospel Music.
      “We’re supposed to cheer for Gospel, that stuff’s cool. Belief and devotion to God, not so much.”
      This type of hypocritical reaction demeans the faith and intelligence of both MM an DL. Heartbreaking

    • Lou Bator

      She’s black. That’s your answer.

    • Noonespecial

      Excellent observation, and right on.

  • badbadlibs

    He’s a believer for sure. But, he doesn’t know a thing about God, God’s ways or anything of Scripture.
    But even still, the mere mention of a god of any sort is enough to send that crowd into satanic fits.

    • aliswell

      Why would you make that accusation? You know McConaughey’s heart?

      • badbadlibs

        It’s not an accusation, it’s an observation based on facts.
        The only thing I could have got wrong is if he was speaking of another god and not the God of the Holy Bible.
        And if you’re thinking I or anyone else can’t know someone’s “heart”, then what are you doing on a message board making comments on other’s hearts? You just made one about mine.
        See, how this works?

        • aliswell

          I made a comment about YOUR heart? Really? Please point out specifically where I did that.

          And while you’re searching for that nonexistent text, please answer my question and explain why you would accuse McConaughey of not knowing a thing about God or His ways, or anything of Scripture.

          I’ll wait.

          • badbadlibs

            Isaiah 55:8 For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways,” declares the LORD.
            YOU show me the Scripture that even remotely points to the idea that any one’s father is in heaven, sitting in his underwear drinking a beer and watching the Oscars.
            McConaughey believes in God, good for him, I rejoice in him saying so in front of millions.
            The rest of his ideas he expressed do not match up with the Word of God.
            You asked me why I would “accuse”…that’s a judgment you’re making about my heart.
            And I won’t wait for your response, it’s irrelevant to the Holy written Word of God.

          • aliswell

            You need to learn to discern tongue-in-cheek humor. You honestly believe that McConaughey believes his father is sitting in his underwear in front of a TV in Heaven, drinking a beer? He was going for a laugh and got it, all while giving all credit and thanks to God first and foremost for his personal success, as he should have.

            Lighten up, son, and read Mark 9:40.

          • badbadlibs

            I’m not your son, I’m not even my mother’s son.
            See how much you know.
            I’ve read Mark 9:40, try Acts 2:38.

  • http://batman-news.com Houmid

    Wow. The sheer number of nitTwits reviling McConaughey for thanking God is a disturbing sign of why our Constitutional rights are under overwhelming attack. None of those atheist, socialist nimrods have any understanding that the 1st Amendment protects both freedom OF religion for those of us like Matt, and freedom FROM religion that they enjoy in their excruciating ignorance.

    • Lou Bator

      Now, if he had done a shout out to the moslem god, al-uh…

    • Punchdrunkreality

      Think about this, if he has the right to speak on his beliefs then they have the right to speak their minds about it as well. That is how it works, the only thing that we should ever avoid is establishing a state sanctioned religion or else we truly will be destroying the 1st Amendment. Now are some of the comments crass that are being made? Absolutely, and as a person who is not a theist or deist myself I find it horribly embarrassing because it is not representative of all Atheists anymore than the Westboro Baptist Church is representative of all Christians. There is plenty of ignorance to go around and it never has anything to do with any one particular group, one thing I have learned in life is that stupidity does not discriminate.

    • Bathing Suit Area

      “The sheer number”
      What number is that? Six or so?

  • Tricia Mae

    “I have seen gross intolerance shown in support of tolerance.” – Samuel Coleridge

  • JT

    The Hollywood elites have turned me off of spending my dollars at the movies. I think I only watched two films at the theater last year—one of which was Lone Survivor, which was snubbed by the Academy. No wonder so many “stars” are killed by by their addictions as it takes a reliance on a power greater than yourself to achieve long term sobriety. Miracles still happen today—just ask the heroin addict about to inject himself but called out to a God he didn’t yet believe in for help and is clean twenty years later. I’m sure if you asked Robert Downey Jr. or Rob Lowe in private, they would admit they had a faith that enabled their long-term sobriety and contributed to their success. Kudos to McConaughey for having the courage to go against the humanist Hollywood grain.

  • Deborah Ann Henderson

    I think Mathew McConaughey is Awesome,,he Thanking God made my night.. So Good seeing people giving Our sweet Lord the glory.. Thank You Mr. McConaughey. You shall be blessed..

  • tops116 ✓Quipper

    Y’know, if he thanked Allah, the crowd would’ve given him a standing ovation out of fear.

    It’s really sad how liberals condemn McConaughey for this. It’s also really sad how certain people on the Right (just scroll down, buddy) are also flipping out in paranoid ways over this. God forbid the guy just be allowed to speak his peace and then walk off the stage. Y’know, McConaughey will probably do something later that makes me want to mock him, but thanking God doesn’t qualify.

    • Jason Hunt

      Don’t you mean “Obama forbid”? -_^

  • JDW

    Those mired in the religion of Leftism are so incredibly “tolerant.”

  • carola123

    To all the haters of God, regardless of what you think, you would not be here if not for God. Perhaps you can think about that. Without God we are nothing. Thank you Matthew McConaughey for giving credit where credit is due. It is no wonder our nation and the world are going to hell! Used to be, at the Oscars, almost every winner thanked God for their success, now, only one person thanked God. Sad state of affairs!

  • BarryKoolAid

    If your not self-annihilating, your not with the in crowd.

  • http://evolutionbikeco.com Shane Tracy Jackson

    Good for you Mathew McConaughey for giving the glory to our lord. God is good, and in his own time he will bring down the truth to all the no believers. proud of you! @McConaughey #Oscar2014.

  • J August

    I relish that this threw the anti-God crowd into such a fit.

  • ajhnson

    A LOT of people are going to be pulling their hair out while weeping and nashing their teeth when the Son of God comes down from the Heavens. Just remember that one day EVERY knee WILL bow and EVERY tongue WILL confess that Christ Jesus is Lord over all! But then it will be too late for these lost people to be saved and every one of them who does not have their name written in the Lamb’s Book of Life will be snatched up by Angels and thrown into a lake of non-consuming fire where they will burn for all eternity. No end.

    • kyleco

      See, global warming is in the bible, too.

    • Punchdrunkreality

      So what about the billions of other people who live their lives just as morally if not more so than many self proclaimed Christians? They are all going to burn for eternity as well even though it is most likely by sheer circumstance of when and where they are born as to what religion they follow? What of the innocent children who just happened to be born in a nation where Islam or Judaism or one of any number of myriad religions is predominant; will they be cast out as well? Perhaps you are comfortable with this, but I honestly can’t see how anyone can be so callous as to proclaim that billions of people around the world will suffer an eternity for not worshiping the correct supposedly loving God.

    • Bathing Suit Area

      Well that seems a healthy level of dedication to your elaborate revenge fantasies against anybody who ever disagreed with you…

  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FmSIOoy6MlE&app=desktop Booker

    Good speech.

  • Alex Valencia

    most of hollywood has sold their soul to the devil, that’s why there was little applause for Matthew when he thanked God.
    hollywood is so decadent!

  • J August

    Yes, and how dare Matthew McConaughey give thanks to God, when he should be as the people who spurn God and worship at the alter of Big Government.

  • ajhnson

    As I sit here pondering the differences between America and Sodom and Gomorrah I cannot help but to believe in my heart that America is far, far worse than Sodom and Gomorrah ever was. America alone has murdered over 56 million unborn children. Homosexuality, bestiality, incest and adultery is rampant in this country. Murder, corruption, hate, lewdness and wickedness is in every city of every state in America. So why does America get a pardon when Sodom and Gomorrah was destroyed by fire and brimstone for far less? It can ONLY be the vast amount of true Christians, myself included, that must be keeping God’s Hand from bringing judgment down on this country. But then again as I look around and see the economic disaster looming around the corner and at how this country has been severely weakened by this current administration and at the wickedness running rampant I begin see a different picture. A picture of a dying country that’s destroying itself from within. Judgement is coming to America if we do not turn back now and seek the face of God. That is truth you can believe in.

    • kyleco

      Well I don’t think it would have anything to do with the number of Christians in a country that determines whether or not God burns it to the ground…wouldn’t it be related to, according to the Christian bible, the new testament? Matthew 10:14-15? Doesn’t Jesus say the consequences will come on Judgement day? I’m not sure why you’d be confused as to why the Old Testament punishments aren’t recurrent today…

  • Lou Bator

    Congratulations, Matthew McConaughey, for winning Best Actor and for the courage and wisdom to thank God. The “tolerant” left is in an uproar. Screw them.

  • Lou Bator

    Imagine how enlightened McConaughey would be considered by the left had he praised the moslem gods mohammed and al-uh? The libterds would be falling over themselves heaping praise on him. Idiots.

    • prado4587

      Of course they would. These are the same liberal monsters that criticized and persecuted McConaughey for portraying an AIDS victim in the movie he won the Oscar for. Liberals need to learn acceptance like us. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dallas_Buyers_Club#Plot

  • Noonespecial

    One of the things I like about MM is that he often plays doomed souls in movies. His turn in “The Paperboy” was riveting and so good it was actually painful to watch this person deteriorate and be destroyed. His character in “True Detective” is another completely lost and empty person, but absolutely brilliant. Probably the best actor of this generation.

  • jack

    Didn’t know he knew Him, but thank God he does, and thanked Him too.

  • rmhufftx

    This irritates me. Really, I don’t care what faith anyone follows. If you want to thank God or whatever deity you choose, great. What bugs me is the insanity of everyone else watching.
    The people most apoplectic seem to be the people who should enjoy this moment the most. WTF? I have yet to see any “liberal media” outlet blasting McConaughey. Yeah, there are some jackholes going after him on twitter, but c’mon, really? There are idiots on all sides of life, including those that may be overbearing in their faith. It is your job to filter out the idiots and be secure in your faith. Meanwhile, stop listening to the “War on Christianity” drumbeats coming out of Fox. Stop being hypersensitive and just live as you’re supposed to.

    Item 2 that irritates me. Darlene Love leads with “Lord God, I praise you” and sings about Him. Why is she not being put on this same pedestal?

    Item 3. McConaughey made no mention of God in his SAG Awards speech and was all over the place. He has portrayed a stoner, a hedonistic stripper, and this latest character who is a mixed bag. Is glorifying those characters this consistent with your faith? Wasn’t he the guy the Austin cops came to see because he was playing bongos naked? Again, I don’t much care either way, and I thought the naked bongo thing was pretty funny, but this is all making me think. Religious politics makes for strange bedfellows?

    Last thing – Saying Leto’s speech was a pro-life speech because he lauded his mother for her struggles to raise two boys as a single teen mother is a stretch. He may very well be, and again, that’s cool. But until he clearly states it I’ll just think he loves his mother and acknowledges how difficult her life was as she tried to make his better. A fool of a different stripe could say he’s condoning unwed teen pregnancy by saying how great things turned out for him. In the end, his position doesn’t matter, just that the love of mother and son is strong.

  • Valerie Finnigan

    MM’s speech was sweet and funny. If anyone in the academy didn’t like that, I don’t care. I’ve considered the academy rather out of touch since 1977 anyway.

  • ese hombre

    Yes, I bet that his mention of God made the audience uneasy and uncomfortable. Good job Mr. McConaughey. :-)

  • CA Grandma

    Thank you Matthew for reminding your associates that their good fortune is a joint venture between them and God. It’s nice to see a big star with normal person values.

  • CA Grandma

    we are not talking about Leto – and anyway his opinion of abortion has nothing to do with his ability as an actor.

  • American-By-Choice

    Folks, what you’re seeing spilled here today, in the lament of that which is good, is simply the personification of evil. They literally ‘feel’ that they’ve a right to denounce good… which they do not, as there can be no right to speak for, or to otherwise advocate for that for which there is no right to practice.

    For a right to exist, it must have a correlating responsibility. Without one, there can be no potential for the other. This is a simple, but incontrovertible law of nature, which was discerned through soundly structured reason and stands immutable, without regard to the cries of discontent by those who simply ‘disagree’. As they’ve no basis in sound reasoning on which to set their feelings of disagreement.

    They are Liberals, meaning that they’re collectivists.

    Collectivism, in all of its innumerable stripes, rests upon an addled species of reasoning known as “Relativism”.

    Relativism, as the name implies, rejects objectivity.

    Objectivity is essential to fundamental ideas such as truth, trust, morality and justice.

    And here’s where it gets dangerous and how we got to this dangerous place.

    In rejecting objectivity, they are incapable of discerning truth. Truth is simply whatever they say it is.

    That being so, this undermines any means for trust.

    No truth, no trust. It’s as simple as that. Ask yourself if since they’ve come to this unprecedented level of popularity and power, if you’ve found yourself trusting institutions which they control, less. Then ask yourself ‘why?’.

    I think you’ll find that your descending trust is the result of duplicity in the decisions made and the subjective nature of the enforcement of rules and law. (ObamaCare… Fast and Furious, IRS, Benghazi… all outrageous messes and all for the same reasons, which is the absence of any sense or recognition of sound principle)

    Absent the means to discern truth, which precludes the potential for trust, there becomes no basis on which to rest a soundly reasoned morality.

    Now where there is no soundly reasoned morality, we lose the potential for the institutions which are designed to promote justice, to do so. “One’s man’s justice, is another’s tyranny.” And this is simply because, that one man believes the truth is: X, because they say so, when you, being a person of reason, readily recognize that the truth is: Y.

    Now to put that into readily digestible terms, we can examine it as follows:

    No truth, no trust.

    No trust, no morality.

    No Morality, No Justice.

    And here, again, is where it gets ugly:

    No Justice: no “Liberty for All”.

    These are dangerous time and these people you see vomiting this anti-God garbage, lamenting that which is good, are no small reason for it.

    Now act accordingly and stop cowing from these idiots and where you find them: PUT THEM IN THEIR PLACE!

  • la

    I’m one that will say at least he knows who’s on his side. He knows who is his Friend is. And he knows he wouldn’t be the person he is today without God. For all you God haters and non believing idiots. Gods Word says you are a fool to say there is no God. However, not God’s will that hell be your tormenting place for eternity, you fools are soon going to see, feel and know there is a Holy God who still wants to love you and save you from the hell that was never intended for man.

  • san rafael blue

    I don’t understand why they are so AFRAID & REPULSED by him speaking of his faith in The Lord. It takes nothing from them. Maybe Mac talking this way breaks one of the Cardinal Rules of Agnostics; Don’t mention ‘The War”, the war on christian religion. Don’t mention anything about any God who may say we are wrong about any thing at all. How very insecure, if that is what’s going on.

  • H50 ✓RAT

    Hollywood Christian comes out of the closet and is met by jeers from the oh so tolerant left. Who knew that would happen?

    • Bathing Suit Area

      He can believe whatever he wants but why does he have to push his lifestyle choices in everybody’s face and insist that we approve of it?

  • SteveJ

    Bit of a segue…

    Watching “Supernatural” on Netflix with my daughter. The demon hunters use holy water and crucifixes and Latin rituals and such in their war against the demons from Hell. But is there any discussion on what that implies? That there is a God? And He might indeed be Christian, and in particular, Catholic?! So I chatted with her about how Hollywood loves Catholicism (in particular) for the Latin and the grand churches and the vestments, and routinely uses Christian paraphernalia (and in particular, Catholic) in movies where the good guys are up against demons and vampires and such, but absolutely avoid the obvious implication — that all that Christian (and in particular, Catholic) dogma must actually be right (or else presumably Christian, and in particular, Catholic, stuff would be powerless and have no effect), and if all that dogma is right, then Hollywood is chock full of sinners.

    Great show, but for me, a serious weakness that will almost certainly never be addressed by cowardly Hollywood writers.

    (And I’m not saying that the writers have to believe in Catholic dogma. But within the internal reality of the show, the implication is obvious — these religious icons are much more than icons. But they can’t bring themselves to make their own show internally consistent. Cowards all.)

  • WhoDat

    “The tolerant Left”

    So, wanting someone to keep their faith private makes one a Leftist.

    • Diggur

      Yes. Because you’re trying to limit their freedom of speech.

    • yourmamatoo

      There is no such thing as’ the tolerant left’.
      Try keeping up.

  • Leigh

    I just wonder how many of those who are now attacking McConaughey (and
    God) after last night’s gracious acceptance speech have “COEXIST” bumper
    stickers on their cars?

  • Ms. C

    That’s so awesome. What he said was huge. I’m in the industry (talent management company—just trying to make and save some money before I enter a psychology doctoral program), and I have to constantly remind myself to bite my tongue so that I don’t end up making a bunch of enemies and losing my job.

  • Ammy Pearson

    But the crowd cheered when Cate Blanchett mentioned that pedophile, Woody Allen.

  • Joanne13

    It is sad about the lack of appreciation for McConaughey’s statement about God. But it’s NOT unexpected. I’m really surprised that anyone is shocked by it, certainly enough to tweet it out. Hollywood for the most part is God LESS in all of it’s ways. And now with the ability to make statements that thousands of others will
    instantly read & respond to (whether they’re like-minded or not) you’re going to read the vilest of statements like some of the disgusting tweets that I just read on this page. ANY actor (man or woman) who is courageous enough to thank God for ANYTHING when receiving an award in a culture as depraved as 99% of Hollywood culture is HAS to do so realizing that it’s likely their statement won’t be enthusiastically received. I hope McConaughey was prepared to be under appreciated before hand so he wasn’t too disappointed by what he got.

    As a side note the only thing he said that I could find fault with would be about his dad ‘up there’ with a beer. I hope he was kidding ’cause THAT ain’t gonna happen… just sayin.

  • yourmamatoo

    The movie was good. He was excellent in it. He deserved the Oscar.
    I’m shocked he got the applause he did for mentioning God.
    A good, Strong , stand up guy.
    Rare among the Hollywood crowd.
    Wish more would follow his lead.

  • squeeze127

    That Baal in his hand creates some weird comments doesn’t it?

  • whamprod

    I didn’t watch any of it. Don’t care. My God loves McConaughey regardless. He even loves the lost in Hollywood and sent his only son to die on the cross for them as well as for me. If McConaughey wants to praise Him, I’m good with that. If people hate him for it, I’m good with that too, because it is the fulfillment of scripture. Now, whether or not McConaughey can be found praising God in church on any given Sunday morning…..well, I’ll believe it when I see it.

  • http://carolinasistah.com/ CarolinaSistah

    What he did took real courage… Christians must not be pushed into the closet that others are fighting to come out [of]! You GO brother-in-Christ!

  • fanofamerica

    Yay! His shout out to God totally justifies my continuing to picture him as character Mickey Haller as I’m reading through the entire Lincoln Lawyer series.

  • ganymede1

    Oh please, even liberals and progressive types can believe in God, and there is only one God that we worship. If only all the phony Bible thumping rightwingers actually practiced the teachings of Jesus. The practices of most rightwingers flies in the face of the man who said everything must be done to help the poorest and the sickest amongst us, and he threw the moneylenders (capitalists) out of the temple. In real terms, Jesus would today be considered a radical hippie who loves women and gays, totally unlike the life denying hypocrites who use his name in vain.

    • zgary

      So tell us how you do it Mr. Ganymede1?

  • debbieedney1

    all the ones that showed hate towards Matthew McConaugheys acceptance speech about God then come back and said all the ugly things about God better realize he hears what they said, and not only was his speech moving and from the heart, whether it was Oscar Nickelodeon or what their remarks are a disgrace to the society.The ones that did not give him an applause because of it being the Oscars, they will all have there day, and can not believe they feel they got where they are without God in their lives.All left to say is stick to your true self.The haters will have place it hell waiting on them and that is where they all need to go.What stupidity.

  • Brad Harvey

    Was planning to watch the Oscars, but the ketamine wore off and I came to my senses. Watched a rerun of ‘Bizarre Foods’ instead. Anyway, he thanked God. Kudos to him.

  • TannerHyde

    I,m not the biggest religious type, but to see the hate spewed on him by all liberal left wing homosexual crowd above is just fucking hateful intolerant bullshit. FU haters he is a great actor.

  • SpiffyMclure

    I liked the bit of McConaughey’s speech when he said his Dad was up in Heaven sitting in his underwear, stirring some prime gumbo and drinking a brewski.

    That was kinda cool.

  • Wanda Villarreal

    Sorry, but i have to put my voice in this. Not so much about the guy, but it is good to hear some one in Hollywood thank our Creator. He loves you even tho you hate Him.

  • CrossHugger

    Talking to a bunch of lefties that probably booed at the dnc convention when God was voted back into their platform. I heard that Matt is an Obama supporter also. Is that true? Did he truly have a come to Jesus moment or is Obama still his idol. You can not worship an idol and our God. He don’t like that.

  • Kathie Wheeler

    I think what he did was great. In a movie about the 1985 and beyond serious Aids epidemic and the victims it consumed and still does and thanks God for allowing him with others to release a movie to younger generation of the horror and time consuming cure for this disease. Why not thank God, he gave him the gift to portray a victim to that disease and how he fought as others fought to survive. God does not create such tragedy but he will use this to show his Glory. And last nite his servant showed his gratitude.

  • Yayalinda

    I didn’t watch the Oscars’ presentation, but after reading about McConaughey thanking God, I wish I had. He has gained my respect for his courageous

    stand regardless of any consequences.

  • Brad James

    The Oscar is modelled on Ra one the gods of the Egyptians. Google it.

  • ColoMom

    I loved his speech. That may be the end of his career in Hollywood. But I’ll bet he knew that chance he was taking when he gave it. Good for him. All right, all right, all right!!!!

  • Jess

    I remember when I was a kid, very few people didn’t thank God. We were shocked by the ones that didn’t thank him. Now the world is shocked when a man thanks God, like it’s absurd to do so. Sodom & Gomorrah ring any bells people!

  • Dan Werner

    well, well, well the classy comments just keep rolling. How can you hate God (capital “G”) if you do not believe in him. We battle what we fear the most. Thank you Matthew!

  • joelapp7963

    what were the folks thinking in the audience? “You’re Welcome.”

  • disqus_Rj4GJtu4Gg

    God bless Matthew for standing up and being counted.

  • Hetero Lingo

    Since a nation’s advance mostly results from the efforts of its more well off citizens, central governments that assault those citizens will naturally halt technological progress and reduce the nation’s overall quality of life.

  • Liz Young

    That is nothing new. God has always been 2nd fiddle, for people who don’t believe. Not everyone accepts Him.

  • FeralFemale

    Did you notice the Oscar Girl (women who bring out the trophies and lead winners off stage) behind him? She immediately started clapping when he thanked God and then stopped. You could see the thought process written clearly on her face, “Yes! …wait…no one else is clapping….stop clapping or you will have no career”