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December 19th, 2005

Park the Ride

From: Rick Lewis To: contributions@michaelmoore.com Sent: Wednesday, December 14, 2005 10:45 AM Subject: Park The Ride Hello Mike, My name is Rick and I am a high school teacher in Michigan. This summer, like many of your supporters, I was fed up with what is going on in our country. ... continue reading

December 17th, 2005

To End the Suffering

From: "Nurse for Peace" To: contributions@michaelmoore.com Subject: wounded soldiers Date: 12/2/2005 Dear Michael, I am a nurse in the military and I recently went on an Aerovac from Germany to the states that had 60-plus wounded soldiers on it -- many of them critically injured. I used to be a ... continue reading

December 17th, 2005

I don't want to die in a fight that I don't believe in.

From: David Moronez To: contributions@michaelmoore.com Subject: Standing up Date: 12/2/2005 Dear Michael, I am going to make this brief because I simply do not have enough time right now. I am in the Marine Corps, and we had a formation in the morning. It was a formation just to make ... continue reading

December 8th, 2005

Senator: What is the Noble Cause?

From: Cristy To: contributions@michaelmoore.com Sent: Thursday, December 01, 2005 6:01 PM Subject: Making a difference Today I made an appointment to meet with Republican Senator Gordon Smith's State Director on behalf of Cindy Sheehan and the Not One More campaign. (Couldn't get an appointment with the Senator himself but I ... continue reading

December 8th, 2005

Founding the Action Caucus

From: Nicole Rivera To: contributions@michaelmoore.com Sent: Tuesday, December 06, 2005 5:44 PM Subject: Founding the Action Caucus and Running for Congress by 2010 Hi Michael, I too am a big believer in standing up and taking a stand. Enough with the complaining! If "we" (progressives) want to change the Democratic ... continue reading

December 8th, 2005

No Wal-Mart During My Watch

From: David Olsen To: contributions@michaelmoore.com Sent: Sunday, December 04, 2005 2:44 PM Subject: No Wal-Mart during my watch As a first term city council member in Jefferson, Wisconsin (a small town of 7,300 between Madison and Milwaukee) I voted against annexing land into the city for the purpose of building ... continue reading

December 8th, 2005

I'm Lovin' It!

From: nate To: contributions@michaelmoore.com Sent: Sunday, December 04, 2005 1:58 PM Subject: my contribution Hi Mike. I was recently recalled back to the Army after serving 4 years on actve duty and 2 years reserve. I work for a large mobile communications corporation now, based out of Little Rock, Arkansas, ... continue reading

December 8th, 2005

The 1,000th Execution in the US

From: renny cushing To: contributions@michaelmoore.com Sent: Saturday, December 03, 2005 7:53 PM Subject: Rosa Parks DayDear Michael Moore, On Rosa Parks Day I joined with 16 other people in a nonviolent effort to prevent the State of North Carolina from carrying out the 1000th execution in this country since 1977. ... continue reading

December 8th, 2005

Imagine All the People

From: "Danny Moynahan" To: contributions@michaelmoore.com Subject: my Rosa Parks moment Date: 12/1/2005 Dear Michael Moore, At this time last year I had an experience at work that would turn your stomach and make your blood boil. I was a music teacher at a private elementary school in Pacific Palisades, California. ... continue reading

December 8th, 2005

A Wise Head on Young Shoulders

From: Fairlie Arthur To: contributions@michaelmoore.com Sent: Saturday, December 03, 2005 4:22 AM Subject: A wise head on young shoulders ! Hi, Just wanted to share this story... Yesterday in the playground at work (I work in a child care centre) I watched as a group of five children played a ... continue reading

December 7th, 2005

Cross Country Bike Ride for Medicinal Marijuana

From: Ken Locke To: contributions@michaelmoore.com Sent: Thursday, December 01, 2005 7:56 AM Subject: Testimony- you ask us to share with you :O) Good morning Mike, You ask in your web page for us to share what we are doing to bring positive/good changes to laws that are unfairly and unconstitutionally ... continue reading

December 6th, 2005

I've filed to run for U.S. Congress

From: Stevan Thomas To: contributions@michaelmoore.com Sent: Friday, December 02, 2005 1:32 AM Subject: 50 years ago... Hi Michael, I've been meaning to email you about this anyway. I've filed to run for U.S. Congress in California District 11 against Richard Pombo. Here is a link to my website. I'm a ... continue reading

December 6th, 2005

You too can just go out in your community tomorrow

From: Wendy Fleet To: contributions@michaelmoore.com Sent: Friday, December 02, 2005 12:14 AM Subject: Daily Protest .. Protest Between the Big Marches Dear Michael, Daily Protest .. Protest Between the Big Marches For 1149 days in a row I have walked downtown with my 16"x 18" Teach Peace sign on a ... continue reading

December 6th, 2005

Enough is Enough

From: Melissa C. To: contributions@michaelmoore.com Sent: Thursday, December 01, 2005 11:32 PM Subject: enough is enough Hi Michael, My name is Melissa. I had just started working in a law firm for my externship at school when the lawyer I worked for started to take advantage of the fact that ... continue reading

December 6th, 2005

Quick & Easy

From: Chet To: contributions@michaelmoore.com Sent: Thursday, December 01, 2005 9:37 PM Subject: Rosa Parks Day I joined wakeupwalmart.com, "adopted" the local Wal-Mart & invited friends & family to do the same. Chet Christian continue reading

December 6th, 2005

Saving the Urban Farm

From: Anna Kunkin To: contributions@michaelmoore.com Sent: Thursday, December 01, 2005 4:47 PM Subject: Anti-Mall at the South Central Farm, pass it on I think that the group of 350 families fighting for their community farm in the middle of the most Industrial part of Los Angeles is an example of ... continue reading

December 6th, 2005

Getting Political

From: Dan To: contributions@michaelmoore.com Sent: Thursday, December 01, 2005 2:47 PM Subject: I spoke my mind for Rosa Parks Here is what I did to honor Rosa Parks on this fiftieth anniversary of her act of courage. I am an adult-education teacher. For personal and professional reasons, I am always ... continue reading

December 6th, 2005

I Can Make a Positive Difference

From: Barb Schade To: contributions@michaelmoore.com Sent: Thursday, December 01, 2005 12:41 PM Subject: RE: Rosa Parks While I did this in October, it is still an example of how one person can make a difference. I drove my packed Chevy Malibu 1400 miles - from CT to MS - to ... continue reading

December 6th, 2005

Got Free Speech?

From: Sara To: contributions@michaelmoore.com Sent: Thursday, December 01, 2005 12:01 PM Subject: why my sister is a hero Dear Mr. Moore, My sister Katy is a senior at Fort Hill High School in Cumberland, Maryland. In her school, there is a strong element of prejudice against gays, and students are ... continue reading

December 6th, 2005

When I Took Over My Precinct...

From: Shirley Bumbalough To: contributions@michaelmoore.com Sent: Thursday, December 01, 2005 11:51 AM Subject: I am Actively Supporting a Candidate for the Democratic Party County Chair To Replace The One We Have Dear Michael, We have had a county chair for 10 years here in Texas who has allowed the party ... continue reading

December 6th, 2005

Save Your Prayers

From: Erin To: contributions@michaelmoore.com Sent: Thursday, December 01, 2005 10:20 AM Subject: save your prayers Hi Michael, As a wife of a Kansas National Guard Member who was sent to Iraq less than one month ago, I am incensed by the well meaning comment from family and friends, "I'll pray ... continue reading

December 6th, 2005

Counter-Recruiting in New Jersey

From: Lisa Walsh To: contributions@michaelmoore.com Sent: Thursday, December 01, 2005 10:17 AM Subject: My contribution Last spring I found out that my daughter's high school cafeteria was host to military recruiters, setting up camp daily to recruit our young people into a war. After monitering this every day, I began ... continue reading

December 6th, 2005

Stand for the Rights of Pregnant Women

From: tamra walker To: contributions@michaelmoore.com Subject: standing alone Date: Thu, 1 Dec 2005 06:14:50 Michael, I write not about myself but about my daughter. Amber had the greatest job in the world (in her eyes!). She drove a Budweiser truck for Fred Nesbit Distribution out of Des Moines, Iowa. She ... continue reading

December 6th, 2005

Because Conscience Tells Him It Is Right

From: David Knopfler To: contributions@michaelmoore.com Subject: music Date: Thu, 1 Dec 2005 15:29:23 As founder member of the rock group Dire Straits, I get asked once in a while to speak to young, aspiring students about the music business... tonight being one of those rare times. Having just read your ... continue reading

December 6th, 2005

Getting Involved

From: Amy Hunt To: contributions@michaelmoore.com Sent: Thursday, December 01, 2005 9:17 AM Subject: here's what I did almost two years ago When it became obvious that the only way I could help put a stop to all the injustice was to get in the game myself, I became a Democratic ... continue reading

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Apr 4th
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Apr 3rd
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Apr 2nd
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Apr 1st
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Mar 31st
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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
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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
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Mar 21st
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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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Mar 19th
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Mar 19th
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Mar 17th
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Mar 14th
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Mar 14th
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Mar 13th
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Mar 12th
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Mar 10th
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Mar 10th
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Mar 7th
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Mar 6th
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Mar 5th
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Mar 3rd
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Mar 2nd
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Mar 1st
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Feb 27th
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