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Michael Moore, Nate Silver, Bernie MF Sanders, fake radicals, exit stage right.

OK so the silver lining to watching the Hillary - Trump prizefight is that those cheering and jeering are showing their colors. If theyre on either party bandwagon we can dismiss them out of hand, I'm talking about those pretending to be left of middle. Michael Moore is now out, as usual shepherding for the Dems. Buh-bye. Statistician Nate Sliver, expending his infallible credibility to scaremonger for Hillary, sorry no. Bernie Sanders, thanks for activating a leftist base, but you sold it up the river. Begone now and good riddance. 47996

When Michael Moore said snipers are cowards, he gave Americans a pass

Michael Moore criticized AMERICAN SNIPER for glamorizing snipers, because they are in essence cowards who shoot victims in the back. It hit home, no doubt because exploiting the unfair advantage, shooting people unseen, doesn't just apply to soldiers who carry sniper rifles. The act of targeting people who can't fight back is carried out by many more specialists than snipers. It applies to helicopter gunners, soldiers who shoot civilians, soldiers who use night vision goggles, drone operators, bomber pilots, and of course the entire Chair-Force and Navy, whose every shot is taken from afar. America's war machine is designed to target the lesser-abled. In the title AMERICAN SNIPER, I'm not sure the second word describes cowards more than the first.

Letter to Michael Moore, indelible hero, retrograde Occupy Obama supporter

Dear Michael, I write you as a longtime, enthusiastic fan, and please pardon me if the deference and affection I'd like to convey have been overcome by my shock at your recent emails. My question may sound rhetorical, but I would really like to know: what the hell compels you to shill once again for Barack Obama? Beside the campaign pablum. 37674

Occupy Wall Street fave Michael Moore does it again, uses Obamacare half- measure to wield Democrat Party whip

Serenading Occupy Wall Street and the sundry nationwide protest camps it engendered, Michael Moore was ecstatic and it seemed, finally over his on-off relationship with the Democratic Party. As bad as he wanted to be, on election years, Moore was always their boy, and now 2012 proves no exception. He'll tell you the Affordable Care Act is flawed, and only a first step toward universal healthcare, but in a celebratory statement Moore cautions that if the Republicans are let to win in September, Obamacare is gone, and "all of us must now make sure that a second-term Obama continues to move the ball down the field" WTF.

Do you remember September 11? Yeah, but I remember Fahrenheit 911 too.

Crap. Not satisfied with remembrance, now they've made 9/11 a "national day of service." Is President Obama calling for community service? That's usually court-ordered. I don't need to be told Never Forget September Eleventh, who can NEVER FORGET the Patriot Act was penned, the blueprints of Guantanamo drafted, and the invasion of Iraq planned, BEFORE the Word Trade Center events of 9.11.2001?

As Wikileaks threatens establishment, Apple wields sledgehammer FOR 1984

Remember when Apple pretended to be the defiant sledgehammer to 1984? Today as Julian Assange swings the hammer, Apple joins its big brothers on the giant screen as it removes the Wikileaks app for iPones and iPads. Did you think there were any heroes in the corporate firmament? Amazon, Paypal, Visa, Mastercard, now Apple, nobody wants YOU to get un-manipulated news. But here Steve Jobs has missed an innovation bigger than he has ever rolled out. For man's innate curiosity about himself, Wikileaks has become the reason to get up in the morning. Every new day is a chance to learn or confirm something you intuited about the facade erected around you. Odd, but isn't that what the NEWS used to do? 20962

Public art to make you feel Lilliputian

COLORADO SPRINGS- I confess to being reminded regularly of a clip from Michael Moore's movie Capitalism a Love Story. It's the mock tourism video ad selling Cleveland: We're not Detroit. The punch line accompanying this shot is "we think this is art." Of course I'm reminded because our city too has a collection of these big little things dropped on lawns where you might expect a sculpture. Giant paperclips, marble engagement rings, are feats of logistic craftsmanship certainly, but where in the Parks & Rec shopping catalogs do they warrant a listing in the index under art? 11470

Michael Moore CAPITALISM postscript

From Michael Moore: "15 Things Every American Can Do Right Now:" > Friends, It's the #1 question I'm constantly asked after people see my movie: "OK -- so NOW what can I DO?!" You want something to do? Well, you've come to the right place! 'Cause I got 15 things you and I can do right now to fight back and try to fix this very broken system. Here they are: 10424

FDR wanted an Economic Bill of Rights

You think Dwight D. Eisenhower's farewell address was a zinger, you should see FDR's. Unearthed by Michael Moore for his new movie, the footage records Roosevelt declaring his intention to pursue a Second Bill of Rights. FDR died before he could make it happen, and you'll never feel more sorry for yourself. FDR proposed these economic rights because our "political rights proved inadequate to assure us equality in the pursuit of happiness." They were: equal rights to a job, fair pay, a home, medical care, retirement, and education. All these would have been affordable to the prospering industrial superpower, before the richest 1% took ownership of 90% of America's wealth. 9592

Capitalism Love Story at 3 COS screens

Michael Moore's CAPITALISM: A LOVE STORY opens today in Colorado Springs, at Tinseltown, Cinemark Carefree and Hollywood Interquest. Showtimes and a note from Moore below. 9558

Capitalism, a Love Story, out OCT 2

Michael Moore's documentary about the bank robber barons behind America's financial collapse will hit the theaters on October 2. Though the Venice Film Festival gave its premier four screenings, and a ten minute standing ovation, American editorials have of course begun to cut Moore down. The fimmaker's tweets that the LA audience rose from their seats with torches and pitchforks, were quickly doused as hyperbole. Really? The celebrity theatergoers were really just rushing the catering tables. REALLY? That's less probable.

Michael Moore writes a Capitalism tell-all

Michael Moore is premiering CAPITALISM, A LOVE STORY at Venice and Toronto. "By spending just a few millions dollars to buy Congress, Wall Street was given billions." In a scene from the preview, Moore asks Blue Dog Dem Congressman Baron Hill: "How did this collapse happen?"   Said Hill: "I got home on a Friday, everything was just fine; I called back after my plane landed in Indiana and all of a sudden we've got this crisis on our hands."

Dr Sanjay Gupta the US Quack General?

CNN is leaking inside information that its own TV health care pundit Sanjay Gupta is being tapped for US Surgeon General. What do you suppose Barack Obama would have in mind, to chose a Big Pharma / medical industry / insurance interest / media shill to be the American people's health care ombudsman?   Were you among those hoping that Candidate Obama was going to bring health care reform, instead of seeking out a second opinion to say we're all doing just fine? 5935

The YouTube Justice League of America

It may be in the spirit of JACKASS, but I'm excited by the confrontational activism I think has evolved from Michael Moore and Nick Broomfield. And of course other pranksters like culture jammers Jacques Servin and Igor Vamos of the YES MEN, and Bill Talen of REVEREND BILLY AND THE CHURCH OF STOP SHOPPING. The new YouTube stars are personified by magnetic heros like University of Florida's Andrew Meyer, ideal for revisiting the pie-throwing movement. There's CheckpointUSA giving the finger to unconstitutional DHS road blocks, and for those who would expose 9/11: Luke Rudkowski, Anthony Verias and Matt Lepacek of WEARECHANGE: 5412

A message from Michael Moore

In judging the crop of presidential candidates, who has time to visit every political blog and read the hundreds of analyses put forth daily by credible opinionators? I become overloaded in election years trying divine truth from political rhetoric. Thus, I welcome help, in the form of intelligent research and analysis, when making my decision.   Who better than consummate bullshit sniffer Michael Moore to do the legwork for lazy disinterested voters like me?   I have to admit, that for purely shallow reasons, I might take an interest in politics were he elected.

Who is going to win Election 2008?

Who's going to win in 2008? It's a tough question to face. As sure as election year is upon us, someone in the current lineup is going to be elected. Who do I think it will be? I don't want to separate who I want to predict as winner with who I'd like to see win. So who is that? 2387

Rats to power!

Forget Michael Moore. Forget all the other liberal/ Left movies out there, but go see Ratatouille. Rats to power! 2053

Your Salud

'Salud' is a new film about the Cuban medical system, and since Sicko, the film by Michael Moore, contrasted the US medical system to that of Cuba's, the film 'Salud' should be of interest to many Americans fed up with the rot of the corporate system of US medical lack of care. Kaiser Network has a clip of about 30 minutes of this film that was the topic of a forum by the Rockerfeller Foundation. Just clip forward to 10:45 into the long video of the forum and you can watch the 30 minutes shown of 'Salud'. 1511

Sicko government goes after Michael Moore

Amidst reports that the US medical debacle rivals the US occupation of Iraq as being the biggest boondoggle in the history of the universe, the film Sicko is being displayed at the Cannes Film Festival. And amidst reports that the US medical system is the most expensive in the industrialized world and delivers the worst care, Bush chooses to go after Michael Moore for exposing this to the American public. Sicko!

Borders & Ignoble

I found myself inside one of these boxes again, waiting for my wife to finish up some mall shopping I had tried to talk her out of. These 2 chains of supposed bookstores are like the Democrats and Republicans almost. Nobody can tell any real difference between the two of them. 810

Let OJ say he did it

My favorite argument of Michael Moore's was in his book Downsize This. He had a chapter about the OJ trial. Moore's conclusion? OJ didn't do it because the rich can't be bothered to do anything themselves. OJ couldn't pick up late night drive-through burgers. Was he going to traverse Brentwood to give the time of day to a blonde who was sleeping with someone else, actually a waiter? 656

Liberal Democrats, your votes will not be counted

Election fever is once again in the air. All around us we see Liberal Democrats with their yard signs and bumperstickers as the delirium builds. And once again, they will try for change by promoting their Tweedle Dees against the others guys' TweedleDumbs. If there any content to be found, it is simply in that the Democratic Party 'loyal oppositionists' seem to have rather more polite candidates, as opposed to the ruder ones the Republicans run. All the election paraphernalia is generally without differentiating slogans, or even differentiating colors. Yet this is somewhat deceptive, as the opposing religious brethen have convinced themselves that this is a battle of socialism versus fascism! Yes, that's what it is in fantasy land America. Sad to say, but both sides just go on simply ignoring that it is the corporate world that funds both these 2 political parties, and that the corporate world is not about to give up the charade that having both these parties dominating the electoral game provides. 539

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