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November 1st, 2004

"One Day Left" by Michael Moore

Dear Friends, This is it. ONE DAY LEFT. There are many things I’d like to say. I’ve been on the road getting out the vote for 51 straight days so I haven’t had much time to write. So I’ve put together a bunch of notes to various groups all in ... continue reading

October 30th, 2004

ELECTORS vs. ELECTRONS George W. Bush is looking awfully French. The winner of the election may not be known for a month. Worries linger that military votes won't be counted. At the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the GOP sends out fliers giving wrong voting information. In Oregon, the GOP's dirty tricks ... continue reading

October 29th, 2004

Upon a Second Viewing of 'Fahrenheit 9/11'

By Guy Reel / Common Dreams Michael Moore has said repeatedly that if he could just move one or two percent of the vote with Fahrenheit 9/11, then it is quite possible he could swing the election. When I first saw the movie, the day it was released nationwide on ... continue reading

October 23rd, 2004

VOTING IS FUN! Could George W. Bush have gotten into a little trouble back in 1973 that would have required him to do community service? Contrary to his political claims, George W. Bush has made paying taxes more complicated. The GOP has found a new democratic voice to be feared: ... continue reading

October 18th, 2004

VOLUNTEER ON ELECTION DAY!!! Jeb Bush claims he has no plans to run in 2008 for the patent-pending "Bush One Term Presidency". Of course, Jeb's too busy trying to steal this election for his brother and has no time to think about the future. Voters in Florida head to the ... continue reading

October 14th, 2004

The Republican National Committee's voter fraud machine seems to be headed to battleground Missouri--you can call them and apply for a job: 702-307-1320. On another front of the GOP's war on democracy, they seem to have run into a strong insurgent force known as librarians who have sounded the alarm ... continue reading

September 28th, 2004

Bush's Hometown Paper: You Broke Promise, We Endorse Kerry

The Lone Star Iconoclast Kerry Will Restore American Dignity2004 Iconoclast Presidential Endorsement Few Americans would have voted for George W. Bush four years ago if he had promised that, as President, he would: Empty the Social Security trust fund by $507 billion to help offset fiscal irresponsibility and at the ... continue reading

September 22nd, 2004

Mr. Bush and His 10 Ever-Changing Different Positions on Iraq: "A flip and a flop and now just a flop."

9/22/04 Dear Mr. Bush, I am so confused. Where exactly do you stand on the issue of Iraq? You, your Dad, Rummy, Condi, Colin, and Wolfie -- you have all changed your minds so many times, I am out of breath just trying to keep up with you! Which of ... continue reading

September 16th, 2004

'War president' Bush has always been soft on terror; His campaign says vote Republican or die - but he lets al-Qaida off the hook

by Craig Unger / The GuardianWhere's George Orwell when we need him? Because we Americans need him. We desperately need him. Consider: in August 2001, immediately after reading a memo entitled "Bin Laden determined to strike in US", President George Bush went bass fishing - and never called a meeting ... continue reading

September 15th, 2004

9/11 Widows Group to Endorse Kerry

by Devlin Barrett / Associated Press WASHINGTON - A group of activist Sept. 11 widows said Tuesday they will campaign for Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry, charging the Bush administration stonewalled their efforts to uncover intelligence failures leading up to the attacks and took the nation into a misguided war ... continue reading

September 8th, 2004

In 1999, Bush spokesman Dan Bartlett told the Washington Post that Bush finished his six-year commitment at a Boston area Air Force Reserve unit after he left Houston. Not so, Bartlett now concedes. ''I must have misspoke..." The Pentagon and Bush's campaign have claimed for months that all records detailing ... continue reading

September 4th, 2004

Bush by numbers: Four years of double standards

By Graydon Carter / Independent 1 Number of Bush administration public statements on National security issued between 20 January 2001 and 10 September 2001 that mentioned al-Qa'ida. 104 Number of Bush administration public statements on National security and defence in the same period that mentioned Iraq or Saddam Hussein. 101 ... continue reading

September 2nd, 2004

Don't send more kids to die - by Michael Moore

By Michael Moore / USA Today NEW YORK — Tonight, it's show time for George W. Bush, and I can't wait to hear what he has to tell the Republican convention. It has been a pretty thrilling week so far, my favorite moment by far being the rebellious Bush twins ... continue reading

August 26th, 2004

It Takes Real Courage to Desert Your Post and Then Attack a Wounded Vet

August 26, 2004 It Takes Real Courage to Desert Your Post and Then Attack a Wounded Vet Dear Mr. Bush, I know you and I have had our differences in the past, and I realize I am the one who started this whole mess about "who did what" during Vietnam ... continue reading

August 24th, 2004

Admiral Boorda died May 16, 1996 of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. He was apparently despondent over a news media investigation into medals he was wearing, which Newsweek magazine claimed he was not entitled to wear. A new advertising campaign satirizing the Republican financial support of Ralph Nader's independent campaign for ... continue reading

August 20th, 2004

How a Movie Can Move the Voting Public (Part 3)

“I have been a dedicated Republican for all of my life. Never really depended what they supported. I would vote because they were Republican. I saw ‘F/911 today.’ I was moved beyond words. I had to write and simply say thank you. Because of this movie, this year I will ... continue reading

August 4th, 2004

The Case Against George W. Bush - by Ron Reagan

by Ron Reagan / Esquire It may have been the guy in the hood teetering on the stool, electrodes clamped to his genitals. Or smirking Lynndie England and her leash. Maybe it was the smarmy memos tapped out by soft-fingered lawyers itching to justify such barbarism. The grudging, lunatic retreat ... continue reading

July 22nd, 2004

Double-Time March to War

By Gene Lyons / The Decatur Daily Democrat One aspect of Michael Moore's documentary film, "Fahrenheit 9/11," that you won't hear Republicans denouncing is a 2001 video clip of Colin Powell calling Saddam Hussein no threat. Audiences react with shocked murmurs. The film doesn't explain the context, a Feb. 24, ... continue reading

July 22nd, 2004

Plane Carried 13 Bin Ladens; Manifest of Sept. 19, 2001, Flight From U.S. Is Released

By Dana Milbank / Washington Post At least 13 relatives of Osama bin Laden, accompanied by bodyguards and associates, were allowed to leave the United States on a chartered flight eight days after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, according to a passenger manifest released yesterday. One passenger, Omar Awad bin ... continue reading

July 20th, 2004

Defining Love of Country; We ought to ask our presidential candidates whether or not they love us

By Patti Davis / Newsweek September 11 either made me love this country or it made me realize how much I already did. I think it’s the latter. Seeing "Fahrenheit 9/11" made me think deeply about love of country—how it molds us, drives and emboldens us and how it can ... continue reading

July 20th, 2004

Fahrenheit 911 is Fair and Balanced

by Bob Fitrakis and Harvey Wasserman / Common Dreams We've come to expect poisonous and unbalanced attacks from the paid far right propagandists denouncing Michael Moore's documentary "Fahrenheit 911." But more disturbing are the scolds from tepid moderate mainstream journalists who often fail to read their own newspapers. New York ... continue reading

July 15th, 2004

Even Republicans and military members applaud ‘Fahrenheit 9/11’

By Kevin J. Shay / OpEdNews "There’s a warnin’ sign on the road ahead, There’s a lot of people sayin’ we’d be better off dead, Don’t feel like Satan, but I am to them, So I try to forget it, any way I can." - Neil Young, "Rockin’ in the ... continue reading

July 12th, 2004

The World According To Michael; Taking aim at George W., a populist agitator makes noise, news and a new kind of political entertainment

Time Magazine / Richard Corliss, Reported by Desa Philadephia and Jeffrey Ressner/Los Angeles, Jackson Baker/Memphis, Betsy Rubiner/Des Moines and John F. Dickerson and Adam Zagorin/Washington, with other bureausJuly 12, 2004 Was it all just a dream?" Michael Moore poses that question at the start of Fahrenheit 9/11, his docu-tragicomedy about ... continue reading

July 8th, 2004

Bush's July surprise may be the capture of Osama Bin Laden, and what'd ya know, just in time for the Democratic National Convention. Congressman McDermott seems to agree. Hey maybe if we're lucky, we'll even get a terrorist attack too. That and even higher gas prices and Bush will have ... continue reading

June 28th, 2004

<i> New York Observer</i>: “Sometimes Sarcastic, Always Funny, Mr. Moore is Armed with Facts, and He Presents Them Accurately

Moore’s Magic: 9/11 Electrifies By Rex Reed / New York Observer Michael Moore leaves no turn unstoned. There are multitudes of shattering, seminal moments in his brilliant Bush-whacking documentary, Fahrenheit 9/11, that reveal more about the cynicism, greed and ineptitude in the U.S. government than you will ever learn from ... continue reading

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