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September 30th, 2005

The Front Porch, Elmo St. House

Update from Ralph, Tennessee Writing from this porch is a pleasure tonight, with just a small breeze across the bow of this ship. Speaking of ships, I will tell you of what I saw today. I saw a barge, nearly 3 football fields in length and close to 40 feet ... continue reading

September 30th, 2005

Update from Tami McMahon, RN, Seattle, Washington

Worked at a church clinic today in Biloxi, MS. Met the most extraordinary group of women who live in this neighborhood. Many had toddlers/babes in tow. Sat with them and listened after giving tetanus shots. Heard their stories of being submerged in the "black water from the back bay" as ... continue reading

September 29th, 2005

Here on the Moon

Jason writes: Today we went to St. Bernard's Parish in New Orleans. I had heard a lot about it on the local radio and really wanted to see it. It is just next to the 9th Ward and it was totally under water. The kicker for St. Bernard is that ... continue reading

September 27th, 2005

Driving Truck

By Eric Weinrib, Web Editor, MichaelMoore.comBefore Rita hit, we rented a 26' truck and literally packed up Camp Casey-Covington. Tents, coolers, boxes and bags were loaded for transport. The bulk of the volunteers hunkered down at a church in Tylertown, Mississippi while the rest of us headed to Mobile, AL ... continue reading

September 26th, 2005

On a street named Desire

Do-it-yourself activists, aiming to feed the hungry, bring water to the thirsty and fix the broken homes of their neighbors By Alex Martin / Newsday On the day that Hurricane Rita frayed what was left of the nerves of this frazzled city, intensifying to a Katrina-like monster and jogging ever ... continue reading

September 23rd, 2005

When will we change our course?

Gordon Soderberg, Veteran for Peace, writes: To America, We Veterans who have served you honorably in war and national disaster. We have some questions for you... We have gone to war, we have seen the costs of war and we are here to say that this president's war on terror, ... continue reading

September 21st, 2005

From the Disaster Zone

Jason writes: Here are a few stories from the last few days... The city of New Orleans is still in dire need. Although some stores and businesses have reopened, the poor and forgotten people of the city are still in a serious state. I met a woman who hasn't spoken ... continue reading

September 20th, 2005

Photos from Plenty.org

Plenty.org on the ground with Camp Casey Covington continue reading

September 19th, 2005

Photos from the Bus

Port Townsend Veg Bus Crew Delivering Food, Helping Out continue reading

September 19th, 2005

Photos from Dr. Hesham Tillawi

From Cindy Sheehan's visit to Algiers. continue reading

September 17th, 2005

Photos of Relief

From Phil Hagerty and friends, Camp Casey-Covington continue reading

September 17th, 2005

Waveland, MS

From margaustin's blog over at The Crawford Peace HouseCheck out the location of Waveland on the western Miss. coast and you will see why they are so TOTALLY destroyed. There are tent cities for the homeless set up there. They need a tent to start with and then, well you ... continue reading

September 17th, 2005

Delivering Food

From Jason: Today I went back to Jefferson Parish. I was so moved by what I saw there yesterday I knew I had to go back today. We went to one house where there were about 10 kids. The oldest was 13. He told me about his experience and I ... continue reading

September 15th, 2005

Resilience

From Jason Today I went to Jefferson Parish for the day. I remember seeing the president of Jefferson Parish, Aaron Broussard, absolutely lose it on “Meet the Press” two weeks ago. After today, I know why. We had 2 full buses as well as 4 other cars that were full ... continue reading

September 15th, 2005

Cindy Sheehan in Covington

(Photo: Dr. Hesham Tillawi) Itinerary (VIDEO) | Loading Up (VIDEO) "We're not counting on the government to take care of us anymore." "They damn near murdered him." (VIDEO) (Lenore Norrgard / Plenty.org) continue reading

September 15th, 2005

A Success Story

Brendan, director of the RoadTrips Forum, writes: I received a distressed message from Sky, one of the forum’s more active members. She was worried about a young woman, this woman's mom belongs to the same American Indian Movement Mailing List that Sky does. It turns out that this young woman ... continue reading

September 14th, 2005

First Aid

An Update from Jason: Today we went to Mississippi, first stop, Gulf Port. Our convoy included 1 school bus and 3 vans all full of goods and food. We first visited a number of Native Americans who have been totally ignored by the relief effort. We found out about them ... continue reading

September 13th, 2005

A Day in Algiers

From Jason: I am just heading back now from our convoy into New Orleans today. Cindy Sheehan accompanied us on our trip and helped us deliver goods to Malik Rahim in Algiers. Cindy was wonderful and made everyone who came in contact with her feel special. Algiers is a community ... continue reading

September 13th, 2005

Cindy Sheehan Arrives

The supplies keep rolling in at Camp Casey III in Covington, Louisiana. Cars, trucks, buses are loaded up in the morning and sent off in different directions. They are told not to come back until everything is gone, and they don't come back until everything is gone. You, dear reader, ... continue reading

September 13th, 2005

New Orleans: Raze or Rebuild?

By Christian Parenti / The Nation The water in the lower Ninth Ward is thickening into a glassy, fetid slick as the gasoline, oil, solvents and sewage from thousands of submerged vehicles and homes leaches out. Some rescue crews can stay out on their boats for only an hour before ... continue reading

September 13th, 2005

Following Hurricane Katrina evacuees out of New OrleansBy David Enders / MotherJones.com COVINGTON, LA — Around 60 Hurricane Katrina refugees are staying in the cafeteria of Pine View Middle School. Covington has suffered heavy wind damage from the storm but not as much flooding as other areas. Since September 2, ... continue reading

September 13th, 2005

Sheehan will miss tour's Albany stop

By Carol DeMare / Times-Union ALBANY -- Antiwar activist Cindy Sheehan will not be on the bus when her tour group arrives at the Capitol on Wednesday, opting instead to join veterans in Louisiana working on hurricane relief. Local supporters learned over the weekend that Sheehan's plans had changed, but ... continue reading

September 12th, 2005

Twenty Tons

By Eric Weinrib, Web Editor, MichaelMoore.com Last night, we dropped cases of food and water to the holdouts in the French Quarter. A woman whose husband is tending bar at Johnny White's is helping to distribute Veterans for Peace food to her community. Johnny White's never closed its doors through ... continue reading

September 12th, 2005

First Relief

From Jason I am now returning from my second trip today into the West Bank projects of New Orleans. This time Michael (the local VFP guy here) took us to the Marrero Projects in the West Bank. This is an area that did not have much structural damage but the ... continue reading

September 12th, 2005

2 Tons of Food Delivered

From Jason Just went into the West Bank of New Orleans with Michael, who lives there, and who remained there throughout the hurricane. He is also a VFP member helping with the effort. We took a convoy of 3 cars to the projects there and gave out close to 2 ... continue reading

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Apr 17th
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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