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Excerpt: "The full, uncut 84 Lumber Super Bowl promotional film."


84 Lumber Ad, Banned From Superbowl by Fox

By 84 Lumber

07 February 17

Excerpt: "The full, uncut 84 Lumber Super Bowl promotional film. See a mother and daughter’s symbolic migrant journey towards becoming legal American citizens. Contains content deemed too controversial for the original ad and banned from broadcast."

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0 # JSRaleigh 2017-02-07 10:56
You can find the FULL "ad" on YouTube:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nPo2B-vjZ28
 
 
0 # CDMR 2017-02-08 05:45
I certainly don't see anything controversial about this advert. This is what border walls are. We seem to have forgotten about the Israeli separation wall. It does not even run along the border of Palestine and Israel. It only walls in Palestinians and separates them from each others.

The mythology of the open door and sunlight at the end is rather childish. The US is hardly a beacon of light and hope for the poor of the world. People like the mother and daughter in this film come to America because the policies of neo-liberalism have made life impossible in their native country. It is the US that rams neo-liberalism down the world's throat.

Too bad FOX chose not to run this. We should all read the inscription on the Statue of Liberty --

"Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, the wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed to me, I lift my lamp beside the golden door!"


America should have a golden door for migrants. Obviously FOX hates what the Statue of Liberty stands for.
 
 
0 # newell 2017-02-10 13:29
Emotionally strong and I will shop more at 84 lumber. But immigration is very complex and needs in-depth discussions. We can not turn our backs but neither can we take in everyone. The world is very overcrowded, but the 1% will never say this or their medias or their politicians. An eternal increase in humans is an eternal increase in consumers---but our numbers fuel climate change, deforestation, mass extinctions and fouled air and water.
 
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