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October 24th, 2004

"It was like a roller coaster ride from hell."

From: [e-mail address omitted] Sent: Wednesday, June 30, 2004 8:52 PM Subject: Story from Iraq Mr. Moore, I found myself going to Kuwait (Operation Iraqi Freedom) after spending 5 months for Enduring Freedom. I spent about 3 months at Al Jaber, Kuwait. Then I was forward deployed to Balad, Iraq. ... continue reading

October 8th, 2004

"...Almost ALL the movie-goers were military..."

From: [e-mail address omitted]Sent: Sunday, August 15, 2004 11:12 PMTo: soldiers@michaelmoore.com Subject: Fort Bragg Dear Mr. Moore,  I read your most recent newsletter, and was astonished when I saw at the bottom a link for an article from our local newspaper, the Fayetteville Observer. I live in Fayetteville, NC, home ... continue reading

October 8th, 2004

"Why would they (the Bush Administration) follow through on anything they tell the people?"

From: Sheri Sent: Wednesday, July 07, 2004 10:16 PM Subject: My feelings as a soldier's wife.... Dear Mr. Moore, There are so many things I would like to tell you. I have watched Bowling for Columbine, and last night I went and saw Fahrenheit 9/11. I grew up in Ft. ... continue reading

October 8th, 2004

"...I knew we were doing a good thing for the people of Iraq..."

From: Stephan Ward Date: Wednesday, July 14, 2004 Subject: From an Iraq War Vet Mike, I am a veteran of the war in Iraq, and I wanted to write to thank you for making a film that I believe has opened many eyes in this country to things they were ... continue reading

October 8th, 2004

"I am the grandmother of a soldier who joined the army when he was a senior in high school"

From: Susan Neumann Date: June 26, 2004 Subject: Another Grandmother for Peace Dear Michael and all those who made this film, Thank you for presenting such a moving,wonderful and depressing film about the war we are engaged in at this time. I am the grandmother of a soldier who joined ... continue reading

October 8th, 2004

"...these people are saying the same few things (lies) over and over again..."

From: [e-mail address omitted]Sent: Thursday, July 15, 2004 11:51 PMSubject: Bless you, Michael. Michael: Bless you for getting all of the material and making it possible for people to see the past four years in one view. Especially in the controlling way these people are saying the same few things ... continue reading

October 8th, 2004

"...the soldiers seem to be the only ones who know what the hell is going on..."

From: [e-mail address omitted] Sent: Thursday, July 08, 2004 12:30 PM Subject: my opening day I went and saw 9/11 two days after I learned a soldier I served with had been killed in Iraq. It was really a one-two punch and weighed on my mind before and after the ... continue reading

October 8th, 2004

"Every dreadful night I spent out in Iraq, I dealt with mortars flying over head..."

From: [e-mail address omitted] Sent: Monday, August 09, 2004 12:30 PM Subject: What is a Military Member to do??? Mike, Days come and go, and with each one passing I wonder why I did what I did.  I continue wonder what I was thinking when I signed that piece of ... continue reading

October 6th, 2004

Republicans, Out of Ideas, Ask Prosecutors to Arrest Michael Moore

10/6/04 Dear Friends, You may have heard by now that the Michigan Republican Party has called for my arrest. That's right. They literally want me brought up on charges -- and hope that I'm locked up. No, I'm not kidding. The Republican Party, yesterday, filed a criminal complaint with the ... continue reading

October 5th, 2004

"...bush might have a problem cause we are a bunch of pissed off Joes..."

From: [e-mail address omitted] Sent: Wednesday, September 1st, 2004 5:00 PM Subject: im in the US ARMY Hello MR Moore my name is SPC Christopher Britt and i can care less who knows my name so use this if u would like i was in iraq for 15 months because ... continue reading

October 5th, 2004

"Fahrenheit 9/11" Out On Home Video/DVD Today! Pass it Around...

10/5/04 Dear Friends, Today's the day! You can now own your own copy of "Fahrenheit 9/11." Or, you can rent it. It is now available in thousands of stores across the country for you to take into your possession and use as your own personal weapon of George Bush's mass ... continue reading

October 4th, 2004

"He has lost 25% of his hearing and he has the shakes."

From: [e-mail address omitted] Thursday, July 8th, 2004 1:44 PM Subject: [none] My son has done his duty and spent a year in Iraq. He is due out in February of 2005. They have now told him that he will be deployed back in December and that his military career ... continue reading

October 4th, 2004

"I'm in a bunker in Mosul, Iraq, getting mortared daily..."

From: Gerard E. Dolan [e-mail address omitted] Sent: Wednesday, September 01, 2004 4:18 PM Subject: Soldiers helping the children of Mosul, Iraq Friends, I wanted to apprise you of a few things that might help you understand some of my fears and frustrations. Did you know that American citizens at ... continue reading

October 1st, 2004

With One Month Left, 5 Easy Things to Do From Michael Moore

Dear Friends, This is it: One month to D-Day! That's "Dump Bush Day," November 2nd. It's now time to roll up our sleeves -- each and every one of us -- and get to work. There will be nearly 10 million of you who will read this letter either on ... continue reading

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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 www.theonion.com 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 pando.com As schools are closed and pensions cut,...

Apr 9th
2:00 PM
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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 pando.com 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 ...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
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 ...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
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? 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
8:39 PM
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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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