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Michael Moore Says Bush Administration Has Served Him With Subpoena
Fox News Online ^ | 27 July 2007 | no byline

Posted on 07/27/2007 11:35:50 AM PDT by California Desert Rat

Filmmaker Michael Moore told Jay Leno on Thursday that the Bush administration has served him with a subpoena for going to Cuba to film parts of his newest movie, "Sicko."

Moore, who made an appearance on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," said he found out about the subpoena while working at his network's studios in Burbank, Calif.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: cuba; michaelmoore; subpoena
Too good to be true?
1 posted on 07/27/2007 11:35:53 AM PDT by California Desert Rat
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To: California Desert Rat

Geez, he handed them the evidence to prosecute him.


2 posted on 07/27/2007 11:36:50 AM PDT by AppyPappy (If you aren't part of the solution, there is good money to be made prolonging the problem.)
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To: California Desert Rat

He’ll probably make a movie about it and use it as propaganda about the so-called fascist state in which he chooses to live.


3 posted on 07/27/2007 11:37:09 AM PDT by Red in Blue PA (Truth : Liberals :: Kryptonite : Superman)
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To: California Desert Rat
...has served him with a subpoena for going to Cuba to film parts of his newest movie, "Sicko."

But now that it's been served, is he going to eat it?


4 posted on 07/27/2007 11:37:29 AM PDT by rabscuttle385 (Sic Semper Tyrannis * U.Va. Engineering '09 * Friends Don't Let Friends Vote Democrat * Fred in 2008)
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To: California Desert Rat

Forgot to add:

LOL!


5 posted on 07/27/2007 11:37:32 AM PDT by Red in Blue PA (Truth : Liberals :: Kryptonite : Superman)
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To: California Desert Rat

Subpoena? They should have handed him a one-way ticket.


6 posted on 07/27/2007 11:37:43 AM PDT by coloradan (Failing to protect the liberties of your enemies establishes precedents that will reach to yourself.)
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To: Red in Blue PA
He’ll probably make a movie about it and use it as propaganda about the so-called fascist state in which he chooses to live.

Of course, the fact that he hasn't disappeared yet kinda pokes holes in that theory, but since when has fact mattered to the anti-USA left?

7 posted on 07/27/2007 11:39:04 AM PDT by pnh102
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To: California Desert Rat

Sounds to me like Moore hasn’t even seen the Subpoena himself. Think I’ll take this with a grain of salt till I see proof.


8 posted on 07/27/2007 11:41:09 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Greed is NOT a conservative ideal.)
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To: cripplecreek

Yeah, the guy’s a congenital liar. I’ll believe it when I see proof.


9 posted on 07/27/2007 11:47:24 AM PDT by GunRunner (Come on Fred, how long are you going to wait?)
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To: pnh102

I am always amazed to hear from the far lefties about how the USA is a fascist state and Bush is Hitler.....and they say it in the same sentence!


10 posted on 07/27/2007 11:47:47 AM PDT by Red in Blue PA (Truth : Liberals :: Kryptonite : Superman)
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To: GunRunner

Since he apparently eats anything he is ever served, I doubt you will ever see it.


11 posted on 07/27/2007 11:55:25 AM PDT by gov_bean_ counter ( Who is America's George Galloway?)
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To: California Desert Rat

Deportation papers would be better.


12 posted on 07/27/2007 11:55:37 AM PDT by KC_Conspirator
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To: California Desert Rat

Can you imagine how much it will cost the government to feed this thing if he goes to jail.

they would need a special appropriations bill...


13 posted on 07/27/2007 11:55:56 AM PDT by picard
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To: California Desert Rat

My sister told me the story of a friend of hers who was a landlord in New York City. It is virtually impossible to evict anyone (legally). So what he would do is go to a stationery store, get some official looking stationery with gold seals and all and knock on the door. When the deadbeat tennant opened the door, he’d “serve” them with the papers and proceed to have his buddies throw their furniture and belongings on the sidewalk.

Once a tennant called the cops. The cops asked if he had a copy of a rent check, he answers, “I don’t pay rent”. The cops told him it was civil matter and departed.

I’m just wondering if some jokester didn’t pull a fast one on one of the fatman’s lackeys. ‘Sides, I thought a subpoena had to be served in person.


14 posted on 07/27/2007 11:56:44 AM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets (Bestowing kindness on the evil visits cruelty on the good.)
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To: California Desert Rat

Anything Mikey says, writes or films has to be taken with a gigantic, Mikey Mooron-sized grain of salt. He’s probably just trying to gin up publicity for his latest bomb of a crockumentary yet again.


15 posted on 07/27/2007 11:58:34 AM PDT by Cecily
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To: cripplecreek

Can you say ‘Publicity Stunt’?

Subpoena? Ha!
The scariest tactic ever used was an IRS audit?


16 posted on 07/27/2007 11:58:49 AM PDT by griswold3
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To: California Desert Rat

How exactly does the President issue a subpoena????????


17 posted on 07/27/2007 11:59:33 AM PDT by SirFishalot
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To: California Desert Rat

He is probably lying. That is what he does best!


18 posted on 07/27/2007 12:00:18 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: California Desert Rat
“Michael Moore told Jay Leno on Thursday that the Bush administration has served him with a subpoena”

No, the U. S. government served you a subpoena AHole!

Oh yeah, I forgot you think you are above the law. Go back to Canada if you don’t like the choices made by a majority of American voters.

19 posted on 07/27/2007 12:01:32 PM PDT by dblshot
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To: California Desert Rat
Filmmaker Michael Moore told Jay Leno on Thursday that the Bush administration has served him with a subpoena for going to Cuba to film parts of his newest movie, "Sicko."

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WRONG fat boy!! It's because of the illegal levels of nauseating, sulfurous flatulence you are spewing into the atmosphere. Your diet has placed you in violation of the Clean Air Act - Title I, Part A, Emissions. So shut your pie hole and get yourself some Beano.

20 posted on 07/27/2007 12:03:11 PM PDT by bikerMD (Beware, the light at the end of the tunnel may be a muzzle flash.)
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To: California Desert Rat

Only in his dreams!


21 posted on 07/27/2007 12:03:36 PM PDT by GSWarrior
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To: California Desert Rat
What in the world was he served a subpoena for? For traveling to Cuba? I mean, lots of leftists have done that. Something really strange about this story.

I also find it interesting that he is claiming BUSH ADMINISTRATION did it. He actually thinks Bush ordered it?

In general this story is too vague to even know what is going on.

22 posted on 07/27/2007 12:05:08 PM PDT by CometBaby (You can twist perceptions .. reality won't budge!)
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To: California Desert Rat

Probably.

But we can dream, can’t we? :D


23 posted on 07/27/2007 12:05:17 PM PDT by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue.)
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To: CometBaby

As someone pointed out, I’m quite sure you have to PERSONALLY RECEIVE the subpoena, literally in-hand.


24 posted on 07/27/2007 12:08:20 PM PDT by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue.)
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To: California Desert Rat

When is he going to make the movie, “Liar”?

Or, better yet, “Fatso Liar”?


25 posted on 07/27/2007 12:09:23 PM PDT by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue.)
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To: the OlLine Rebel

His next film is “Fatso - Mr. Moore goes to Washington”.


26 posted on 07/27/2007 12:11:28 PM PDT by AU72
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To: California Desert Rat

I’m sure it’s true that Moore is claiming this. But I call BS on the president having a subpoena drawn up.. Moore is obviously distraught at the failure of sicko and is grasping at straws.


27 posted on 07/27/2007 12:13:54 PM PDT by tje
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To: California Desert Rat

and....Moore is an absolute IDIOT.


28 posted on 07/27/2007 12:20:33 PM PDT by cubreporter ( Rush has done more for our country from where he sits than anyone will ever know.)
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To: California Desert Rat

and....Moore is an absolute IDIOT.


29 posted on 07/27/2007 12:20:34 PM PDT by cubreporter ( Rush has done more for our country from where he sits than anyone will ever know.)
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To: California Desert Rat

and....Moore is an absolute IDIOT.


30 posted on 07/27/2007 12:20:37 PM PDT by cubreporter ( Rush has done more for our country from where he sits than anyone will ever know.)
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To: California Desert Rat

“Michael Moore Says Bush Administration Has Served Him With Subpoena”

Unfortunately he thought they said Lasagna and ate it.


31 posted on 07/27/2007 12:25:32 PM PDT by Hacklehead (God, Guns, Guts and Greenhouse Gas Emissions Made America Great)
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To: GunRunner

‘Yeah, the guy’s a congenital liar. I’ll believe it when I see proof.’

Yep, and Jay Leno has become a congenital enabler.


32 posted on 07/27/2007 12:27:11 PM PDT by Badeye (You know its a kook site when they ban the word 'kook')
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To: the OlLine Rebel

Not quite true. I served papers for awhile and as long as someone will accept and sign for it it is considered served.
This in in the recipients home tho.


33 posted on 07/27/2007 12:51:23 PM PDT by lakeman
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To: lakeman

OK.

But the way it sounds here, maybe it didn’t even get to 1 of his many homes, though?


34 posted on 07/27/2007 1:04:00 PM PDT by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue.)
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To: AppyPappy
This story not only speaks to Mr. Moore’s paranoia but to the presses willingness to swallow anything the left says. If he did get a subpoena, what was it for? Was it for his person, his records, his expense account? What?

The press including Fox is simply too willing to report every and anything this fool says without a scintilla of reportage.

35 posted on 07/27/2007 1:06:31 PM PDT by mort56
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To: CometBaby

the only thing better than al gore flying around in a private jet telling me to use less fuel

is fat mike moore going around telling me I need him and Hillary to be healhy


36 posted on 07/27/2007 1:25:59 PM PDT by edzo4
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To: California Desert Rat
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37 posted on 07/27/2007 1:44:20 PM PDT by Old Seadog (Inside every old person is a young person saying "WTF happened?".)
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To: cubreporter
and....Moore is an absolute IDIOT

Not really. He's making a ton of money off this sort of thing, and I'm sure the subpoena comment was thrown out there to keep his latest "documentary" on the radar a little longer.

38 posted on 07/27/2007 1:49:42 PM PDT by Cementjungle
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To: California Desert Rat

U.S. fines citizens for travel to Cuba
August 23, 2001 Posted: 12:06 PM EDT (1606 GMT)

From Lucia Newman
CNN Havana Bureau

HAVANA, Cuba (CNN) — Until recently, the biggest dilemma for American tourists visiting Cuba was how to get cigars past United States Customs. Now the problem is how to get themselves past customs.

For the last few years, U.S. authorities had basically turned a blind eye to the tens of thousands of Americans who come illegally to see this forbidden fruit of the Caribbean. But no more.

On President George W. Bush’s orders, the Treasury Department has begun an energetic campaign to track down and punish Americans who defy U.S. travel restrictions to the communist-run island, the only country in the world off-limits to most Americans.

Donna Schultz, a retired social worker from Chicago, Illinois, traveled to Cuba via Canada for a bike tour. On her way home through Toronto, American immigration and customs officials were waiting.

“This woman was leafing through my passport very carefully, and she said to me, ‘Have you been anyplace else besides Canada?’ And I said, ‘Yeah, it’s pretty obvious that I had my passport stamped in Cuba.’”

A couple of months later, she received a notice from the Treasury Department of a $7,500 fine.

‘Moral statement’ or undemocratic?
Since May, hundreds of Americans who didn’t even have their passports stamped have received these notices, with fines that can go as high as $50,000.

The law forbids unauthorized Americans from spending money there, effectively preventing them from traveling. Critics say that’s a violation of the First and Fifth amendments, which guarantee freedom of expression and other individual rights.

“It’s repugnant to everything that we as Americans think,” said United States Rep. Charles Rangel, a Democrat from New York. “You know, this type of behavior is the behavior that you would expect from a communist dictatorship that wants to keep its people at home.”

The White House argues that American tourist dollars only help Fidel Castro stay in power, with Bush calling the sanctions “a moral statement.”


39 posted on 07/27/2007 2:12:46 PM PDT by ulm1 ( the terrorists are in this war to win it. The question is: Are we?)
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To: the OlLine Rebel

“As someone pointed out, I’m quite sure you have to PERSONALLY RECEIVE the subpoena, literally in-hand.”

You do in California. I have to hand serve deponents and trial witnesses all the time.

A subpoena for what? Why didn’t he bring it?

SpongeMike Sweatpants is an idiot - trying to drum up support for his movie that’s tanking at the box office.


40 posted on 07/27/2007 2:18:12 PM PDT by Right Cal Gal (Remember Billy Dale!!!)
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To: Cementjungle

Nope...no matter what he does he is still an IDIOT.


41 posted on 07/27/2007 8:14:24 PM PDT by cubreporter ( Rush has done more for our country from where he sits than anyone will ever know.)
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