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Luxury 99% of Americans can only dream of...Michael Moore's stunning waterfront mansion revealed
The London Daily Mail ^ | November 12, 2011 | Lydia Warren

Posted on 11/12/2011 2:49:58 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet

He is the booming voice of the Occupy protests, encouraging activists to continue their battle against the wealthy one per cent of Americans.

But it seems left-wing documentary maker Michael Moore has been uncharacteristically quiet about one thing: his own wealth.

While Moore has denied he is among the top-earners in the country, tax records show he owns an extensive property in one of the country’s most elite communities.

Moore owns the large holiday home on Torch Lake, Michigan in addition to his pricey Manhattan residence.

The spacious 10,000 sq ft property is a far cry from the scene of tightly-packed tents near Wall Street in New York City.

The sprawling timber property has large bay windows, a number of small turrets, a private drive and decking that leads right to the water’s edge.

It is located on the southeastern shore of Torch Lake, regarded by locals as the ‘third most beautiful lake in the world’.

Moore's neighbours include Hollywood stars such as Bruce Willis, Madonna and Tim Allen all have homes here. He also shares the stunning views with corporate executives loathed by Occupy protestors, including ex-Chrysler Chairman Bob Eaton....

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Politics; TV/Movies
KEYWORDS: economy; michaelmoore; moore; occupy; occupywallstreet; ows
Hypocrisy is the state of pretending to have virtues, moral or religious beliefs, principles, etc., that one does not actually have.
1 posted on 11/12/2011 2:49:59 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Hypocrisy is the state of pretending to have virtues, moral or religious beliefs, principles, etc., that one does not actually have.

Yeah, but you have to have virtues and principles to feel bad about being a hypocrite.

If it feels good, do it.

See? An internally consistant philosophical system.

2 posted on 11/12/2011 2:52:30 PM PST by Steely Tom (Obama goes on long after the thrill of Obama is gone)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

As a Michigan resident I’m part owner due to the fact that I pay for film subsidies that Moore takes to pay for his shack.

I’d like to invite the OWSers to occupy our place at torch lake for the winter. Make yourselves at home and help yourselves to anything in the ample fridge.


3 posted on 11/12/2011 2:53:21 PM PST by cripplecreek (A vote for Amnesty is a vote for a permanent Democrat majority. ..Choose well.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

In Michael Moron’s case that would be hippocracy.


4 posted on 11/12/2011 2:53:56 PM PST by PGalt
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Everybody sing! http://www.globalradiofm.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/Michael-Moore-Wisconsin-strikes-1.jpeg


5 posted on 11/12/2011 2:54:18 PM PST by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Fat, rich MM trying to get cozy with `Occupy’:
Matt 7:5 You hypocrite, first take the log out of your own eye, and then you will see clearly to take the speck out of your brother’s eye.


8 posted on 11/12/2011 2:55:20 PM PST by tumblindice (The day ain't over yet)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Huh. I looked real close at the images in that story, and I didn’t see a single windmill or photovoltaic array.


9 posted on 11/12/2011 2:55:53 PM PST by Steely Tom (Obama goes on long after the thrill of Obama is gone)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Huh. I looked real close at the images in that story, and I didn’t see a single windmill or photovoltaic array.


10 posted on 11/12/2011 2:56:04 PM PST by Steely Tom (Obama goes on long after the thrill of Obama is gone)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Only worth $2 million? I’ll bet it’s more. He had to remodel, he needed extra wide doors. FAT AZZ!


11 posted on 11/12/2011 2:59:07 PM PST by Ditter
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Anybody locate this on Google Maps? I can’t find it. It should be along the south central portion of the eastern shore of Torch Lake. I’m wondering if it was built in the last year or so and not on the outdated satellite images. ( This happens a lot! )


12 posted on 11/12/2011 2:59:07 PM PST by dr_lew
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Hypocrisy pays:


13 posted on 11/12/2011 2:59:13 PM PST by capydick (''Life's tough.......it's even tougher if you're stupid.'')
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
He is the booming voice of the Occupy protests, encouraging activists to continue their battle against the wealthy one per cent of Americans.

Any articles out there to show how much Moore has donated to the government to help pay his fair share since taxes aren't high enough to cover spending?

14 posted on 11/12/2011 3:00:34 PM PST by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: Ditter

I’ve always understood it to be worth closer to $7 million.

Believe it or not there are some very high dollar neighborhoods in Michigan in the Traverse city, Torch Lake area.


15 posted on 11/12/2011 3:01:43 PM PST by cripplecreek (A vote for Amnesty is a vote for a permanent Democrat majority. ..Choose well.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; Impy; GOPsterinMA; fieldmarshaldj; BillyBoy; JulieRNR21; metmom; wintertime

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zhzH_sEPYEg


16 posted on 11/12/2011 3:05:33 PM PST by Clintonfatigued (Illegal aliens collect welfare checks that Americans won't collect)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Everyone on FR knows that Michael “Jabba the Hut” Moore is a liberal hypocrite. He’s lucky that he’s rich, because he’s also a fat disgusting pig that could only get a woman if he paid cold hard cash for her.


17 posted on 11/12/2011 3:07:02 PM PST by Astronaut
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Bruce Willis, Madonna, and Tim Allen for neighbors. That’s funny, too. Kind of a slum for millionaires.


18 posted on 11/12/2011 3:09:17 PM PST by ozzymandus
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
This article will really tick him off! Sorry, couldn't find a pic of him with a baseball cap.


19 posted on 11/12/2011 3:09:17 PM PST by Bed_Zeppelin
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To: cripplecreek

I just wanna retire to Glen Lake!


20 posted on 11/12/2011 3:10:12 PM PST by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Nice digs. Who knows - come the revolution he just may find himself bequeathing it to me ;-)


21 posted on 11/12/2011 3:13:51 PM PST by rockrr (Everything is different now...)
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra

I like Grand Marais Michigan.


22 posted on 11/12/2011 3:16:49 PM PST by cripplecreek (A vote for Amnesty is a vote for a permanent Democrat majority. ..Choose well.)
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To: cripplecreek

I believe it, Michigan is a very beautiful state. I am not sure where Traverse City and Torch Lake are located but we have been to Michigan 3 times deer hunting. I am big on driving around and looking at the country so I have been over much of your state. We wanted to go across the bridge to the UP but it was getting dark and starting to snow so we stayed on the south shore.


23 posted on 11/12/2011 3:19:51 PM PST by Ditter
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The article says he owns property on Park Avenue in NY. Looking at some of the real estate listings for Park Ave apartments and I realize that the place on Torch lake is cheap compared to some of the park ave apartments.

You can pick up this little place for a mere $23 million.

http://www.sothebyshomes.com/nyc/sales/0016023


24 posted on 11/12/2011 3:19:53 PM PST by cripplecreek (A vote for Amnesty is a vote for a permanent Democrat majority. ..Choose well.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Just like Al Gore and Mr. “Two Americas” John Edwards (we all know what America he lives in), he’s a hypocrite.


25 posted on 11/12/2011 3:23:56 PM PST by Pinkbell
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To: dr_lew
Anybody locate this on Google Maps?

I have a sister who has a summer home in Bellaire and I tried unsuccessfully to locate his house on Torch Lake.

If find it ironic that it finally showed up on the Daily Mail.........LOL!

26 posted on 11/12/2011 3:26:40 PM PST by Hot Tabasco
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To: Ditter
Michael Moore could learn a little something from Kid Rock who goes out of his way to promote Michigan.

Report: Kid Rock's 'Born Free' video sparks increase in Pictured Rocks tourism
27 posted on 11/12/2011 3:27:20 PM PST by cripplecreek (A vote for Amnesty is a vote for a permanent Democrat majority. ..Choose well.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

It’s a butt ass ugly house which fits Moore quite well. I wouldn’t take it if it was given to me.


28 posted on 11/12/2011 3:28:29 PM PST by maddog55 (OBAMA: Why stupid people shouldn't vote.)
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To: cripplecreek
You can add Petoskey, Walloon Lake (Hemingway), Charlevoix, and Harbor Springs as well. A lot of Chicago money went up that way.
29 posted on 11/12/2011 3:30:28 PM PST by Darren McCarty (Anybody but Romney or Obama)
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To: rockrr

The ironic thing is the soviets would have declared him a exploiter of the people and had him shot or even better packed off to a Siberian labor camp


30 posted on 11/12/2011 3:32:16 PM PST by Charlespg
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Can you imagine vacuuming and dusting that damned warehouse?


31 posted on 11/12/2011 3:33:54 PM PST by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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To: maddog55
It’s a butt ass ugly house which fits Moore quite well. I wouldn’t take it if it was given to me.

Well, if for some reason it, or any similar house, is given to you, I stand ready to take it off your hands.

32 posted on 11/12/2011 3:48:17 PM PST by Prokopton
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; All

I take it these are their “bug-out havens” for when the “system” crashes.

Wonder if they all have dried food, weapons, stacks of toilet paper, generators, etc.

Might be interesting if folks around there get “needy” in a time of crisis.


33 posted on 11/12/2011 3:52:33 PM PST by jacquej
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To: maddog55

I agree with your observation! Looks like chaos!


34 posted on 11/12/2011 3:55:55 PM PST by Red_Devil 232 (VietVet - USMC All Ready On The Right? All Ready On The Left? All Ready On The Firing Line!)
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To: Darren McCarty
The rich can have those places. Grand Marais is more my speed.

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Kinda like Cicily Alaska.
35 posted on 11/12/2011 3:57:16 PM PST by cripplecreek (A vote for Amnesty is a vote for a permanent Democrat majority. ..Choose well.)
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Stop Goofing Off And Donate


Click The Pic

36 posted on 11/12/2011 4:14:39 PM PST by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are here! What will you do?)
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To: cripplecreek

Nice, thanks! :D


37 posted on 11/12/2011 4:31:46 PM PST by Ditter
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To: cripplecreek
anything in the ample fridge

Have you ever noticed the size of him?
So there will not be much in the fridge.
38 posted on 11/12/2011 5:01:57 PM PST by JSteff ((((It was ALL about SCOTUS. Most forget about that and HAVE DOOMED us for a generation or more.))))
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FReepathon Day 43!

39 posted on 11/12/2011 5:22:26 PM PST by RedMDer (Forward With Confidence!)
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To: cripplecreek

Oh, I know that view! There is nothing else like Christmas Eve in Grand Marais. At the Methodist church, they do all the Christmas carols and all the parts in harmony.


40 posted on 11/12/2011 5:25:47 PM PST by Mrs. P ("Wonder Woman wears Sarah Palin pajamas." - Blood of Tyrants)
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To: cripplecreek

LOL


41 posted on 11/12/2011 5:30:12 PM PST by webstersII
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To: capydick

hen Moore jumps into it the overflow has That’s good location for the hot tub down by the lake. When Moore jumps into it there’s somewhere for the overflow to go.


42 posted on 11/12/2011 5:48:07 PM PST by Rebelbase (Yes we Cain!)
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To: Rebelbase

He has enough room to host the entire OWS Zuccoti Park and Oakland contingent in his backyard, and pay for transportation- he should invite them there and stop being such a hypocrite.


43 posted on 11/12/2011 6:13:29 PM PST by buckcountygardener
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

MM looks at the people at OWS and knows beyond a shadow of a doubt that they are useful idiots.


44 posted on 11/12/2011 6:49:25 PM PST by Blood of Tyrants (Never believe anything in politics until it has been officially denied.)
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To: Clintonfatigued; GOPsterinMA; fieldmarshaldj; BillyBoy; sickoflibs; Dengar01; NFHale; ...

I want to OCCUPY HIS HOUSE. I AM THE 99%!!!!!

I’m sure I’d find enough food to feed my entire neighborhood.


45 posted on 11/13/2011 4:41:51 AM PST by Impy (Don't call me red.)
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To: cripplecreek

MUSTARD-COLORED WALLS AND CURTAINS ?


46 posted on 11/13/2011 6:09:35 AM PST by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: MrEdd
I'm sure the great HIPPOcrite has a gang of illegals to take care of that.
47 posted on 11/13/2011 7:59:09 AM PST by varyouga
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To: capydick
It's a big empty house. I'm sure he can fill it with sycophants and hangers on when he needs to do, but he can't possible have a family that loves him and is comfortable and happy there with him.

A very wealthy, angry, miserable loser in a big lonely house.

48 posted on 11/13/2011 8:10:46 AM PST by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: Impy

And you’d have more than enough toilets to service your entire neighborhood!


49 posted on 11/13/2011 8:56:10 AM PST by GOPsterinMA (And who doesn't have baggage?)
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To: cripplecreek

Was that picture taken in July?
I am with you. Small towns rule.


50 posted on 11/27/2011 10:31:26 AM PST by Yorlik803 (better to die on your feet than live on your knees.)
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