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September 23rd, 2003

"And Now a Chance to Bid Farewell to Mr. Bush" (from Michael Moore)

Last week, over 30,000 of you from my list sent letters to Wesley Clark urging to him to run. And, hey, um -- it looks like it helped! He announced on Wednesday and by Sunday he was #1 in the Newsweek poll on the 10 Democratic candidates. By yesterday, according ... continue reading

September 15th, 2003

Three Easy Pieces for Any Decent American (from Michael Moore)

There are many otherwise decent Americans who are either still on the fence about George W. Bush or they actually profess to like the man. They are the ones who make up the 58% approval ratings and the 64% who say they still believe the war was a good idea. ... continue reading

August 26th, 2003

How many times do we have to say it? Nearly 70 percent of Americans think Iraq is turning into a quagmire. There's only one solution: Rumsfeld's gotta go! Last year, a government auditor reported that Lockheed Martin overcharged the government for military aircraft programs. Now this poor guy has been ... continue reading

June 26th, 2003

The insurance industry and price-gouging doctors. Yet another example of how the GOP is smarter than the DNC. Bush, however, is the exception? and he?s flunked another test. An ex-Homeland Security adviser blasted Bush for not doing enough for security. Speaking of which, did Bush let Osama get away? Meanwhile, ... continue reading

February 24th, 2003

Listen to the radio! Protest Bush! Seven states sue Bush. Bush ignores our actual problems. According to Bush, the economy is looking up--though he's not sure why. Kill the innocent. The duct tape phenomenon explained. Voting in America (find even more here). Are car manufacturers ripping you off even more ... continue reading

February 12th, 2003

Listen to the radio! Protest Bush! Center for Rural Strategies is beating CBS chief into submission. Will Minnesota be the first state to protect gay rights and then rescind that protection? Medicate them, then kill them. State's move to issue pro-life license plates. Wall Street is wary of Bush policies. ... continue reading

November 27th, 2002

Protest Bush! Money shift leaves Democrats like Republicans, just without the money. Gov't changes websites to push abstinence. Shall we spank the donkey? Half of those with AIDS are women. AIDS protestors arrested outside White House. At play in the House of Saud . We love our Saudi oil. Bush ... continue reading

October 3rd, 2002

Doubts in Afghanistan. Bush's Permanent Revolution. Byrd: Bush is playing politics. A story of village life. Camejo vs. a couple idiots. Credit card co.'s want you to be late. Newt the newsman. Pentagon loses chem warfare suits. Give me your tired, huddled fingerprints . Bush fights for AIDS. Like father, ... continue reading

September 30th, 2002

US plans for war without Russia, France or China. War on North Korea next? The real goal of war on Iraq. Stop the insanity ! Two congressional Dems argue for arms inspections. Shame, shame, shame. The Chickenhawk Hall of Shame. Unasked questions. The FBI & CIA don't like hearings that ... continue reading

September 20th, 2002

Hail Bush: A new Roman empire. Questions on Iraq from a GOP Gongressman. Afghanistan is now tariff free and pipeline friendly. Gulf War II trading cards! Good Cop / Bad Cop at the White House. Bush, a children's book, and September 11. Government for the people and kept from the ... continue reading

September 19th, 2002

Former British Prime Minister (and Carlyle Group member and good friend of Papa Bush) threatens the use of nukes in Iraq. Bush bulldozes his way through Congress, seeking broad powers. A secret war in the Horn of Africa. War on Iraq to cost between $50-$200 billion. Commander of Aussie forces ... continue reading

September 18th, 2002

Oil makes the world go round. Crooks control our "democracy." How George Bush spent his summer vacation. Bush chooses only scientists who agree with him. Cheney and the Cronies in Arms. A Republican recruits minority voters, but is so scared of them, he sends along an NRA security force. Alfred ... continue reading

September 13th, 2002

Bush had no time for "sustainable development," but makes time for African oil. Florida's still trying to figure out "democracy." You will NOT criticize our lawmakers and they do NOT break laws! Breathing the air near Ground Zero. Virginia's death penalty is scrutinized. A retired Marine General speaks out. An ... continue reading

September 11th, 2002

There is no news today, and the television is turned off. Spend time with friends, family, and loved ones. Remember those lost a year ago, and those lost in the year since---in America, in Afghanistan, and around the world. They died needlessly and it is a tragedy. continue reading

September 9th, 2002

The victims of 9/11 get a warship in the US Navy named in their honor. The US and the UN ignored warnings from a member of the Taliban prior to 9/11. An FBI informant lived with two of the hijackers in 2000, while they attended flight school. Senator Leahy talks ... continue reading

August 27th, 2002

Surprise! Who cares about the constitution? Junior needs a spanking, or he could just listen to Tom DeLay. Definitely don't listen to the people. No one is giving Afghanistan any money and our Saudi allies already gave enough. Wilmington, Del. mayor should be the next Attorney General. Of course, you ... continue reading

August 22nd, 2002

Bush's answer to forest fires? Cut down the forests. He must not have read this and he probably won't read this. In search of victory, Osama has become Saddam and Saddam is Hitler. Let the war begin! Unleash the PR people! Food is a biological weapon and, if you remember, ... continue reading

August 20th, 2002

U.S. companies sold Iraq the ingredients to make the weapons of mass destruction that "justify" a US invasion. Of course, we didn't mind Iraq using WMD in the Iran-Iraq war--where we funded both sides so they could kill each other. The military's July "war games" were rigged. Sadly, the war ... continue reading

June 28th, 2002

The Guardian: US admits it tested nerve gas on its sailors Between 1963 and 1970, the United States deliberately sprayed nerve gas on sailors in the Navy in a secret operation titled Project Shad. Of course, they'd never do anything like this again, not in the Gulf War, not in ... continue reading

February 13th, 2002

It Was Headed to the Shredder, Now They Say It's a Bestseller. Go Figure.

Dear friends, Thanks for all the letters since my email to you last week about the struggle I've been through trying to get my book released. And thanks for ordering it. The response has been overwhelming. Two months ago, it looked like 50,000 copies of Stupid White Men might head ... continue reading

December 20th, 2001

Hail George, Conqueror of Evildoers!

Dear George W. Bush: Hats off to you, sir, for a job well done! The Soviets tried for ten years to do what it took you only two months to accomplish in Afghanistan. How did you do that? It's funny how a couple months ago there were all these Taliban, ... continue reading

October 8th, 2001

All I Am Saying Is Give War a Chance

Dear Friends, It's about time! I was beginning to worry that George II didn't have it in him, that he might wander off to vacation in Omaha again. But finally, the bombs are raining down on Afghanistan and, as Martha Stewart says, that's a good thing. Oh, don't get me ... continue reading

September 19th, 2001

Lost in America, Closer to Home

Dear Friends, We have made it to Columbus, Ohio for the night and are staying just a couple of blocks from the state capitol building where Governor Rhodes gave the order on May 4, 1970, to send the National Guard to Kent State. There they opened fire on hundreds of ... continue reading

September 14th, 2001

Across America Tonight

Dear friends, I am on the road tonight, the only way to get out of L.A. and back home to our daughter and our friends in New York City. Oddly enough, I have never driven across this vast country. My wife and I have now stopped in Flagstaff for a ... continue reading

September 12th, 2001

Death, Downtown

Dear friends, I was supposed to fly today on the 4:30 PM American Airlines flight from LAX to JFK. But tonight I find myself stuck in L.A. with an incredible range of emotions over what has happened on the island where I work and live in New York City. My ... continue reading

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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
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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
9:08 PM
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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
4:59 PM
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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
10:07 AM
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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
6:48 PM
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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
1:08 PM
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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
1:02 PM
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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
1:21 PM
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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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Latest from David Sirota on Enron billionaire John Arnold smuggling anti-pension propaganda into "neutral" institutions like PBS and now, the...

Mar 1st
12:58 PM
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Second Guessing a Life: US Health Care System Robs Security and Human Dignity ...by Donna Smith michaelmoore.com The dysfunction of the US health care system...

Feb 27th
1:40 PM
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