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April 14th, 2004

BUSH TALKS TO THE PRESS??? Bush attempts to exert control, but he's not so sure if he's made any mistakes. He need look no further than his call to stay the course (or, if you'd rather filter the coverage through the veil of explicit satire, go here). The Buck Does ... continue reading

April 13th, 2004

Saving the Witmer Sisters. BUSH TALKS TO THE PRESS??? Watch the press conference: here. You can read the transcript here. If the media is a little confused about how to act in a Presidential press conference--you know, since Bush never meets the press--here are 13 questions for Bush. Bush's strength ... continue reading

March 28th, 2004

Has George W. Bush permanently damaged the military? (CIVIL) WAR IN IRAQ--A YEAR LATER: A rocket attack on a local government building in Mosul leaves four Iraqis dead. In two days of bombings and shootings, 21 have died... make that 23. On top of that, as of Friday 37 troops ... continue reading

January 27th, 2004

More US casualties in Iraq. Casualties Come Home Stress epidemic strikes American troops. More details emerge in the probe of US military abuse of Iraqi detainees. An influential Sunni group in Iraq has said that America must get out before Iraq votes, while a Shiite cleric flexes his political muscle. ... continue reading

January 22nd, 2004

STATE OF THE UNION ROUND-UP The Speech | The Real State of the Union | What Bush Really Should Have Said | What Bush Forgot to Say | The Stuff Bush Would Never Mention | Politics Without Fingerprints | Bush Launches Re-Election Bid | Not His Dad's State of the ... continue reading

December 17th, 2003

A bomb near a fuel tanker exploded in Baghdad killing at least 12 people. Iraqi's enjoyment of Saddam's capture has faded back into resentment toward US occupation. A trial of Saddam Hussein could embarrass the West. Saddam's capture still doesn't justify the invasion. This sounds familiar, White House vows that ... continue reading

October 3rd, 2003

Michael Moore's New Book, "Dude Where's My Country?" Hits the Streets This Tuesday

I have written a new book, and this Tuesday it's being released. It's called, "DUDE, WHERE'S MY COUNTRY?" Because its content is likely to upset more than a few people, the publisher has "embargoed" the book until midnight Monday (which means no store or media outlet or anyone has access ... continue reading

October 3rd, 2003

You can watch Wesley Clark's first town hall meeting here. And for the full story on Clark and the war in Kosovo, read this story from The New York Times. New Iraqi weapons report contradicts prewar "intelligence." Can anyone think of a better way to have spent $300 million? (One ... continue reading

July 18th, 2003

As the finger pointing over the false uranium claim continues, George Tenet says he never read the final draft of the State of the Union. Tony Blair visits US to try and defend reasons for war. Gen. John P. Abizaid finally acknowledges "classical guerrilla-type" war in Iraq. While Saddam celebrates ... continue reading

June 11th, 2003

Blix: I was smeared by the Pentagon. The deficit will top $400 billion this year. Diverting the war on terrorism and caving in to John Ashcroft. How about an even bigger tax cut for the rich? But, at least we still have the Democratic Party. A big surprise in Iraq. ... continue reading

March 5th, 2003

Listen to the radio! Protest Bush! Saudis buy firm that will oversee absentee voting of the military in 2004 election. Labor Secretary angers the Unions. Can liberal radio find its niche? John Ashcroft is out of control. A congressman's message to today's youth: "Shut up!" High school kid can't wear ... continue reading

October 9th, 2002

My Film, "Bowling for Columbine," Opens This Friday

Dear friends, fans, and fellow evildoers: I am very happy and excited to tell you that this Friday, October 11, my new film, "Bowling for Columbine," will open in New York and Los Angeles. It is, I promise, the last thing the Bushies want projected on the movie screens across ... continue reading

August 29th, 2002

It's time Congress stopped the FBI probe of the Senate Intelligence Committee. Meanwhile, the Judiciary Committee calls the efforts of the pre-9/11 FBI inept. The Saudis and the US agree on energy, but not Iraq. Rumsfeld says, "Screw you, Allies!" as world leaders urge restraint, while our one strong ally, ... continue reading

July 11th, 2002

John Ashcroft, live from Moscow of all places, tried to scare the bejuses out of us with Jose Padilla, the "Dirty Bomber." Of course, he was Muslim, so it made sense, right? But, let's play pretend, and say, oh... he was a member of the US armed forces. Would he ... 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

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Time to put the cuffs on Chris Christie -- not for the bridge scandal, but for this: Chris Christie's $300m pension proposal broke state anti-corruption...

Apr 18th
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George W. Bush Debuts New Paintings Of Dogs, Friends, Ghost Of Iraqi Child That Follows Him... President Bush has a new hobby -- painting! --...

Apr 17th
7:28 PM
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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
12:41 PM
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FBI Uncovers Al-Qaeda Plot To Just Sit Back And Enjoy Collapse Of United States WASHINGTON—The FBI announced today that it has uncovered a...

Apr 15th
3:28 PM
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Revealed: Rahm Emanuel's top donor bought stock in Marriott just before it was awarded huge contract 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
9:48 AM
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Revealed: Rahm Emanuel cuts public pensions, diverts money to benefit campaign donors If you've read the financial news out of Chicago the last...

Apr 4th
2:19 PM
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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
2:00 PM
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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 Donna Smith 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? Donna Smith 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
5:38 PM
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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
9:40 PM
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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 Nick Turse 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 Former cabinet minister died at...

Mar 14th
9:53 AM
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Please read this important story from K. Ford K.: Am I the Face of the New American Middle Class? 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 Donna Smith 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
8:39 PM
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Mr. Obama, if int’l law is so damn crucial . . . | 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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