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Michael Moore is an Academy-Award winning filmmaker and best-selling author. His films 'Fahrenheit 9/11,' 'Capitalism: A Love Story,' 'Bowling for Columbine' and 'SiCKO' are among the all-time top ten grossing documentaries.

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Michael Moore

Author and Filmmaker

November 22nd, 2012

A Thanksgiving Day Note

As tough as times still are, I hope you can join me today in giving thanks that our country seems to have turned a corner – away from politicians who win with hate and fear, and toward a future where we can be the best of who we are. It's ... continue reading

Michael Moore

Author and Filmmaker

November 19th, 2012

An Open Letter to President Obama

Dear President Obama: Good luck on your journeys overseas this week, and congratulations on decisively winning your second term as our president! The first time you won four years ago, most of us couldn't contain our joy and found ourselves literally in tears over your victory. This time, it was ... continue reading

Michael Moore

Author and Filmmaker

November 7th, 2012

Morning in America

This country has truly changed, and I believe there will be no going back. Hate lost yesterday. That is amazing in and of itself. And all the women who were elected last night! A total rebuke of Neanderthal attitudes. Now the real work begins. Millions of us – the majority ... continue reading

Michael Moore

Author and Filmmaker

November 7th, 2012

Tweets on 2012 Election Day, 11/6/12

"Um, the son of Michigan has lost Michigan. #treesnotrightheight2nite""Wall Street Journal, in a fit of wishful thinking (or drugs), wrongly calls Michigan for Romney. #wrongtrees""McCaskill, Warren, Stabenaw, Klobuchar, Baldwin Senate victories = Declare a War on Women, prepare to lose. #legitimate""RT @PaulRyanGosling: Hey girl, how the fuck are all these ... continue reading

Michael Moore

Author and Filmmaker

November 6th, 2012

SEND ME A NON-VOTER'S NUMBER AND I WILL PERSONALLY CALL OR TEXT THEM

There are only a few hours left until the polls close. Every minute is precious at this point. I know many/most of you have convinced your one non-voter to vote today. But I/we need a million of these, and I want no non-voter left behind. Is there someone you know/love ... continue reading

Michael Moore

Author and Filmmaker

November 5th, 2012

Tomorrow

Tomorrow, the bankers and corporate chiefs are planning an historic victory party. With the election of Mitt Romney, their takeover of American democracy would be complete. They thought they had accomplished that four years ago when they backed Barack Obama (he received more money from Wall Street than McCain; Goldman ... continue reading

Michael Moore

Author and Filmmaker

November 4th, 2012

Letter to a Non-Voter

To my friend who is not voting on Tuesday:I get it – and I don't blame you. You're fed up and you could care less whether Tweedledee or Tweedledumber wins on Tuesday – because on Wednesday, your life will be the same, unchanged, regardless who is president. Your mortgage will ... continue reading

Michael Moore

Author and Filmmaker

October 31st, 2012

90 Million Are Planning Not to Vote – Your Mission: Take Just One of Them to the Polls

I have a personal favor I'd like to ask each of you. We all know the election next Tuesday is going to be very close. But I've got an idea that could help put President Obama over the top. I want you – yes, YOU, the person reading this right ... continue reading

Michael Moore

Author and Filmmaker

October 16th, 2012

Tweets on Second 2012 Presidential Debate, 10/16/12

"C'mon BHO - this one's for us.""Obama is rockin' outta the gate! Alive! Awake! Slice, then dice!""By limiting this audience of questioners to only 'undecided voters from LongIsland/NY', you can see on your TV that we're in for a very white night""Romney to middle class: I'm going to cut taxes ... continue reading

Michael Moore

Author and Filmmaker

October 12th, 2012

Tweets on 2012 Vice Presidential Debate, 10/11/12

"It takes real hubris to accuse Obama of not protecting us on 'the anniversary of 9/11' when it was a Repub prez who didn't protect us on the real 9/11""Biden: 'I love Bibi more than you love Bibi!'""Finally, after one entire presidential debate and 23 minutes into this one, '47%' ... continue reading

Michael Moore

Author and Filmmaker

October 4th, 2012

Tweets on First 2012 Presidential Debate, 10/3/12

Follow Michael Moore on Twitter @MMFlintLet's make a list of the domestic issues that won't even be mentioned tonight anywhere in the debate…#1: Gun control. Even though they'll be standing just a few miles from the site of America's worst gun massacre ever - just 2.5 months ago!#2 Wall Street ... continue reading

Michael Moore

Author and Filmmaker

September 30th, 2012

Mitt Didn't Build That

Nothing makes the 1% angrier than any suggestion that anyone else helped them acquire their beautiful, beautiful cash.So I was a little surprised to find out from the New Yorker magazine this week that one of Bain Capital's very first deals was buying "a small airline that ran military shuttles ... continue reading

Michael Moore

Author and Filmmaker

September 18th, 2012

Here Comes Trouble Again (The Paperback Is Out Today!)

Today my publisher is releasing the paperback edition of my book, 'Here Comes Trouble.' This is my best book. Ever. How do I know that? The New York Times said so! Well, this ad in today's Times said so. You can get the paperback right now, real cheap, by clicking ... continue reading

Michael Moore

Author and Filmmaker

September 7th, 2012

"President Romney" – How to Prevent Those Two Words From Ever Being Spoken

In two months we Americans will go to the polls once again to decide who the president will be for the next four years. We will not be allowed to vote on those who wield the true power in this country. On November 6th we will not vote for the ... continue reading

Michael Moore

Author and Filmmaker

July 24th, 2012

It's the Guns – But We All Know, It's Not Really the Guns

Since Cain went nuts and whacked Abel, there have always been those humans who, for one reason or another, go temporarily or permanently insane and commit unspeakable acts of violence. There was the Roman Emperor Tiberius, who during the first century A.D. enjoyed throwing victims off a cliff on the ... continue reading

Michael Moore

Author and Filmmaker

July 15th, 2012

I Built a Movie Theater – and a Film Festival – and I'd Like You to Come to It

Here's something I haven't spoken much about outside of Michigan, mainly because I live here and I like what modicum of privacy I have in this place I call home and where I try to live a "normal" life. For instance, not a day goes by here where a Republican ... continue reading

Michael Moore

Author and Filmmaker

June 28th, 2012

More Than a Victory, the Decision Today Was a Mandate for Us to Act

Even though it's been a few hours now, I'm guessing you're still pinching yourself to make sure you're not dreaming. But yes, it happened. At 10:07 this morning, the conservative Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, John Roberts, not only joined with the liberal justices to completely uphold almost ... continue reading

Michael Moore

Author and Filmmaker

May 9th, 2012

About President Obama's Statement in Support of Gay Marriage

I am deeply moved by the announcement made a short while ago that President Obama has gone back to his original position in 1996 and come out publicly in support of same-sex marriage. It may seem like a risky move, but the majority of Americans already support the equal rights ... continue reading

Michael Moore

Author and Filmmaker

May 4th, 2012

A Little Treat

Here's a free song for you. It's my contribution to "Occupy This Album", a compilation CD (99 songs!) featuring David Crosby & Graham Nash, Steve Earle, Tom Morello, Willie Nelson, Ani DiFranco, Third Eye Blind, Immortal Technique and Jackson Browne to be released Tuesday, May 15th. All proceeds from this ... continue reading

Michael Moore

Author and Filmmaker

February 11th, 2012

A 75th Anniversary for the American Dream, a 25-Year Anniversary for Me

On this day 25 years ago, in 1987, I became a filmmaker. It was around ten in the morning and the first-ever roll of Kodak 16mm film for my first-ever movie was loaded into my friend's camera to shoot the very first scene of 'Roger & Me.' I had no ... continue reading

Michael Moore

Author and Filmmaker

January 17th, 2012

STOP SOPA: Why MichaelMoore.com Will Be Blacked Out Wednesday, January 18th

My websites MichaelMoore.com and Mike's High School Newspaper will both be going dark for 24 hours starting at midnight tonight in protest of the Stop Online Piracy Act now before Congress. I'm proud to join with Wikipedia, Reddit, Boing Boing and thousands of websites in this action to raise awareness ... continue reading

Michael Moore

Author and Filmmaker

December 30th, 2011

75 Years Ago Today, the First Occupy

On this day, December 30th, in 1936 -- 75 years ago today -- hundreds of workers at the General Motors factories in Flint, Michigan, took over the facilities and occupied them for 44 days. My uncle was one of them. The workers couldn't take the abuse from the corporation any ... continue reading

Michael Moore

Author and Filmmaker

December 28th, 2011

In 2012, I'm Only Backing Candidates Who Pledge to Get Money OUT of Politics -- Like Dan Kildee from Flint

Click here to donate to the congressional campaign of Flint's own Dan Kildee I have many things I'm planning to do in the New Year -- walk three miles a day, use an eco-friendly laundry detergent, write fewer anonymous letters to Wolf Blitzer -- but I want to declare, right ... continue reading

Michael Moore

Author and Filmmaker

December 24th, 2011

A Little Christmas Gift for You to Download

Thanks for all the wonderful comments regarding the short story about my mom from HERE COMES TROUBLE that I sent you a few days ago. I figured it wouldn't be right if I didn't also send you the short story about my dad from the book. It's entitled 'Christmas '43,' ... continue reading

Michael Moore

Author and Filmmaker

December 20th, 2011

Here's a New Free Chapter from HERE COMES TROUBLE

Thank you to the tens of thousands of you who have read HERE COMES TROUBLE and helped to make it a New York Times bestseller this year. And thanks to those of you who bought a signed first edition to help the nonprofit theater in the town where I live. ... continue reading

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George W. Bush Debuts New Paintings Of Dogs, Friends, Ghost Of Iraqi Child That Follows Him... www.theonion.com President Bush has a new hobby -- painting! --...

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Big new story from David Sirota and Pando on top Christie adviser and appearance of corruption at New Jersey's pension fund: REVEALED: Gov....

Apr 17th
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FBI Uncovers Al-Qaeda Plot To Just Sit Back And Enjoy Collapse Of United States www.theonion.com WASHINGTON—The FBI announced today that it has uncovered a...

Apr 15th
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Revealed: Rahm Emanuel's top donor bought stock in Marriott just before it was awarded huge contract pando.com As schools are closed and pensions cut,...

Apr 9th
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I'll be at First Time Fest today in New York City at the screening of my first film, Roger & Me. Loews Village 7 at 12:30 pm. Come see it on the big...

Apr 5th
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Revealed: Rahm Emanuel cuts public pensions, diverts money to benefit campaign donors pando.com If you've read the financial news out of Chicago the last...

Apr 4th
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Please take a moment today to think of Casey Austin Sheehan, son of Cindy and Patrick, who was murdered by U.S. foreign policy in Sadr City, Baghdad ten years...

Apr 4th
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ICYMI - I've joined this "thunderclap" to support the Connecticut legislators who voted yes on last year's Act Concerning Gun Violence...

Apr 3rd
7:38 PM
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I've joined this "thunderclap" to support the Connecticut legislators who voted yes on last year's Act Concerning Gun Violence Prevention...

Apr 2nd
8:27 PM
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I am opposed to the death penalty, but to every rule there is usually an exception, and in this case I hope the criminals at General Motors will be arrested...

Apr 1st
3:55 PM
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How Long Some in the US Will Survive Under New Health Law ...by Donna Smith www.michaelmoore.com Those who must access care to live and can afford it are not...

Mar 31st
10:13 PM
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Last night, The Good Wife on the East Coast started 40 minutes late due to the overrun of the NCAA basketball game. If you had your DVR set for the show, you...

Mar 24th
5:41 PM
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Watching films today, looking for the ones I'm going to pick for my film festival this summer. I (and a whole bunch of others!) have this thing we put on...

Mar 23rd
4:48 PM
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When the U.S. Health Care System Keeps Killing, Who Cares Enough to Fight? ...by Donna Smith www.michaelmoore.com We have largely forgotten that people are at...

Mar 21st
5:56 PM
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Tell the White House not to give up on Dr. Vivek Murthy's nomination as Surgeon General despite the ferocious opposition from the NRA: Don't give...

Mar 21st
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This criminal would never see a jail cell, nor would his cronies. In fact, they'd later be rewarded with re-election: Presidential Address on War with...

Mar 19th
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The crime of the century -- our invasion & slaughter in Iraq -- started 11 years ago tonite in this 7pm (ET) hour, March 19th, 2003: CNN Coverage of...

Mar 19th
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Washington’s Back-to-the-Future Military Policies in Africa ...by Nick Turse www.michaelmoore.com Nick Turse is an award-winning journalist, historian,...

Mar 17th
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"I think democracy is the most revolutionary thing in the world." -- Tony Benn, 1925-2014 Tony Benn in 'Sicko'

Mar 14th
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RIP Tony Benn, one of the UK's greatest leaders: Tony Benn, veteran Labour politician, dies aged 88 www.theguardian.com Former cabinet minister died at...

Mar 14th
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Please read this important story from K. Ford K.: Am I the Face of the New American Middle Class? www.huffingtonpost.com I began to feel I had slipped so low...

Mar 13th
2:24 PM
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Yesterday Dianne Feinstein revealed that the CIA has been spying on the Senate Intelligence Committee. This is all about the report the committee has produced...

Mar 12th
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Health Care for All Colorado has brought Mercy Killers, a show written and performed by Michael Milligan about our murderous for-profit healthcare system, to...

Mar 10th
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Health Care Dramas that Sting and Why We Have to Watch ...by Donna Smith www.michaelmoore.com The realities Milligan has written into the show cut deep into...

Mar 10th
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Did you know the Lehrer Newshour on PBS has been produced for 20 years by a company owned by conservative cable billionaire John Malone? Me neither. After...

Mar 7th
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Mr. Obama, if int’l law is so damn crucial . . . | RootsAction.org act.rootsaction.org The Russian intervention deserves criticism. But let’s be clear. The...

Mar 6th
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Enron billionaire John Arnold thinks everyone should believe him when he says we've got to cut pensions because he's so incredibly rich: John...

Mar 5th
4:20 PM
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More in David Sirota's continuing series on the billionaire takeover of PBS: More PBS conflict woes as activists move to eject David Koch from board of...

Mar 3rd
12:35 PM
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Ukraine: One ‘Regime Change’ Too Many? ...by Ray McGovern www.michaelmoore.com Is “regime change” in Ukraine the bridge too far for the neoconservative...

Mar 2nd
9:25 PM
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