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Millionaire Filmmaker Michael Moore: ‘Capitalism Did Nothing For Me’
CNS News ^ | Thursday, October 01, 2009 | Nicholas Ballasy

Posted on 10/01/2009 1:13:48 PM PDT by jmcenanly

Documentary film director Michael Moore, who has become a millionaire thanks to the profits from his movies, told CNSNews.com that “capitalism did nothing” for him.

CNSNews.com spoke with Moore on the red carpet at the Uptown Theatre in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday night before the premiere of his upcoming documentary, “Capitalism: A Love Stor

(Excerpt) Read more at cnsnews.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: capitalism; hollywood; michaelmoore; michaelmoron; millionaires; moonbats
Aside from the whole business of creating the motion picture industry, and providing the people with the wherewithal to spend time watching movies, rather than gathering food, allowing a standard of living beyond the dreams of Medieval royalty for even the poorest people, et cetera, capitalism has done absolutely nothing for humanity.All communism has done is to provoke envy in people for the fruits of capitalism. Capitalism provides those fruits.
1 posted on 10/01/2009 1:13:48 PM PDT by jmcenanly
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To: jmcenanly

Does anyone really care what he thinks?


2 posted on 10/01/2009 1:15:09 PM PDT by RC2
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To: jmcenanly

Socialism didn’t produce all them donuts, fatty.


3 posted on 10/01/2009 1:15:49 PM PDT by domenad (In all things, in all ways, at all times, let honor guide me.)
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To: jmcenanly

The more the idiot keeps talking the more people will know he is an idiot.


4 posted on 10/01/2009 1:16:02 PM PDT by vpintheak (4-times an extremist)
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To: RC2

“Does anyone really care what he thinks?”

Only if I were his therapist, and then only for the money. Capitalism been very very good to me.


5 posted on 10/01/2009 1:19:25 PM PDT by henkster (0bamanomics: The "Final Solution" to America's "Prosperity Question.")
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To: jmcenanly
“Look, you know, I mean, I make documentary films,” said Moore. “So, clearly, I’m not loaded in the way you described."

So $50 million isn't enough, you gluttonous swine?
7 posted on 10/01/2009 1:19:49 PM PDT by Rodebrecht (Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities.)
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To: domenad

Maybe he’s blaming capitalism for making him fat. He’s a good example of someone that uses his money while making stupid choices.

Perhaps Zimbabwe would be a great place for him to live, he could drop a few pounds there.


8 posted on 10/01/2009 1:20:07 PM PDT by Brett66 (Where government advances, and it advances relentlessly , freedom is imperiled -Janice Rogers Brown)
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To: jmcenanly

No, Mike, it was socialism that made you a millionaire. Everytime leftist idiots like Moore speak, the American public realizes what fools they are.


9 posted on 10/01/2009 1:20:33 PM PDT by Signalman
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To: jmcenanly

CNSNews.com asked: “Critics may say, when they see this movie, Michael Moore has amassed a fortune of over $50 million, some have said and –”

Moore said: “Really? Are you kidding me? Seriously? Wow. Where did it go?”

I’m guessing most of it went to McDonalds, Burger King, Wendys.....


10 posted on 10/01/2009 1:21:26 PM PDT by killer_rat
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To: Brett66

Are you kidding me? He would be off the plane for ten minutes, then you’d hear a muffled scream, a thud that sounds suspiciously like a cudgel whacking into the back of a human skull, and finally the aroma of cooking meat wafting under your nostrils...


11 posted on 10/01/2009 1:22:21 PM PDT by domenad (In all things, in all ways, at all times, let honor guide me.)
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To: jmcenanly

ROTFLMAO. Michael Moore is just another Hollywood parody of a socialist. Everything in his life handed to him on a platter by the capitalist society that made it possible. And they spit on it. He is worse than a fool. He is evil.


12 posted on 10/01/2009 1:23:20 PM PDT by Seruzawa (If you agree with the French raise your hand - If you are French raise both hands.)
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To: jmcenanly

Michael Moore = Proof that turds can talk.


13 posted on 10/01/2009 1:23:26 PM PDT by mkjessup (Barack Hussein Polanski = didn't even bother to give America a Qualude before sodomizing her.)
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To: jmcenanly

Ex prez jimmy carter with michael
moore at 2004 demonRat convention

Note: This was 3 months *after* Moore made
the following comments on the war in Iraq
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Michael Moore (quote), from his website, April 14, 2004...

"The Iraqis who have risen up against the occupation are not 'insurgents' or 'terrorists' or 'The Enemy.' They are the REVOLUTION, the Minutemen, and their numbers will grow -- and they will win. Get it, Mr. Bush?"
[actual quote from Michael Moore (2004). It still appears on his website]
http://www.michaelmoore.com/words/message/index.php?messageDate=2004-04-14

14 posted on 10/01/2009 1:23:34 PM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: jmcenanly

And this nations atrocious healthcare system made him fit and trim too.


15 posted on 10/01/2009 1:24:23 PM PDT by Tenacious 1 (Government For the People - an obviously concealed oxymoron)
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To: jmcenanly
He's around 55 years old. Not many men as out of shape and overweight as he is make it much past 60 years old.


16 posted on 10/01/2009 1:25:04 PM PDT by avacado
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To: jmcenanly

who does this POS think he is fooling!


17 posted on 10/01/2009 1:26:18 PM PDT by fujimoh
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To: domenad

Ahh, socialist redistribution in it’s purest form. Yes, he definitely needs to stay in Zimbabwe.


18 posted on 10/01/2009 1:27:26 PM PDT by Brett66 (Where government advances, and it advances relentlessly , freedom is imperiled -Janice Rogers Brown)
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To: jmcenanly

Exactly. To add to that he was allowed the ability to risk anything and everything in pursuit of his vision and dream. It paid off. Speaking of apples, I am going to guess Mr. Michael—professional commie, rabble rouser—doesn’t eat a whole lot of apples. I can just see him stuffing his face when he is not in front of the camera and certainly not with the fruitful gifts from a loving, forgiving, inspiring God.


19 posted on 10/01/2009 1:30:18 PM PDT by GOP Poet
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To: jmcenanly
“Capitalism did nothing for me.”

“I had to beg, borrow and steal to get people to pay me huge sums of money for my hard work. You would not believe how hard it was for me to earn this much money. It is absolutely not a fair system. Look what I had to go through to get rich.”

To demonstrate what an arrogant imbecile this is, he denounces capitalism while exactly defining how it gave him the opportunity to be rich.

To add stupidity to this walking putrid stink hole, he doesn't realize that under the system he promotes, not only would his movies against his government have not been shown, he would be in jail for even trying to make them.

20 posted on 10/01/2009 1:30:53 PM PDT by Tenacious 1 (Government For the People - an obviously concealed oxymoron)
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To: jmcenanly

What an idiot. Capitalism financed his films. How else would they have been made?


21 posted on 10/01/2009 1:31:16 PM PDT by Uncle Hal
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I hereby announce Michael Moore's candidacy for president of the Morons’R’us club of extreme headupassism!

May he very soon reap his reward, by expiring into the torment of the Eternal Moronathon !

22 posted on 10/01/2009 1:31:43 PM PDT by right way right
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To: avacado

Oh man. I mean, even Rush lost the weight. Aren’t liberals embarrassed to have something like this THING pushing their ideals?


23 posted on 10/01/2009 1:33:06 PM PDT by domenad (In all things, in all ways, at all times, let honor guide me.)
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To: avacado

In his case, I will not lose sleep if your right.


24 posted on 10/01/2009 1:33:09 PM PDT by Tenacious 1 (Government For the People - an obviously concealed oxymoron)
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To: jmcenanly

Was this when he was getting “in” or “out” of the limo that he always has when he goes somewhere?


25 posted on 10/01/2009 1:33:48 PM PDT by Gaffer
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To: avacado

Good point. His gluttony (as someone like me who daily battles the seven deadly and a few more—LOL) will brings its deal nail soon enough. The question is will he live and change his ways or die to nothingness and he believes only in earthly wrath and indulgence. What a hateful creature and honestly he is physically disgusting.


26 posted on 10/01/2009 1:35:13 PM PDT by GOP Poet
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To: GOP Poet

and he=as he


27 posted on 10/01/2009 1:35:59 PM PDT by GOP Poet
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To: All
Moore to Dems: Get on board or "we will work against you"

By Kenneth P. Vogel / Politico

Controversial liberal filmmaker Michael Moore on Tuesday issued a warning to Democrats who have been cool to President Barack Obama’s call for meaningful health care reform: Get on board or prepare to lose your seat.

“To the Democrats in Congress who don’t quite get it: I want to offer a personal pledge. I – and a lot of other people – have every intention of removing you from Congress in the next election if you stand in the way of health care legislation that the people want,” Moore told supporters of women’s groups and unions gathered at the headquarters of the government watchdog group Public Citizen. “That is not a hollow or idle threat. We will come to your district and we will work against you, first in the primary and, if we have to, in the general election.”

http://www.michaelmoore.com/words/mike-in-the-news/moore-dems-get-board-or-we-will-work-against-you

28 posted on 10/01/2009 1:36:06 PM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: jmcenanly; RC2; Rodebrecht; Brett66; Seruzawa; ETL; fujimoh; GOP Poet; Tenacious 1; Uncle Hal
FYI... the hypocrisy of Michael Moore
The real Michael Moore Working-class hero image is carefully scripted
November 05, 2005

Michael Moore's success as a filmmaker and "working-class hero" is part of a carefully crafted image that bears little connection with reality, finds author Peter Schweizer in his new book "Do As I Say (Not As I Do): Profiles in Liberal Hypocrisy."

Don't be fooled by the scraggly beard, the baggy jeans, the plaid shirts and the baseball caps, explains Schweizer.

Don't be fooled by his claim to be from the working-class town of Flint, Mich., he writes.

Don't be fooled by his various claims to have made no more than $19,000 a year, $15,000 a year or $12,000 a year before his first hit, "Roger & Me," the author says.

In fact, Moore didn't even grow up in Flint, but rather nearby Davison. His father was not the working stiff struggling to make ends meet that he portrays, but a General Motors employee who worked from 6 a.m. until 2 p.m. and played golf every afternoon at a private country club and who had four weeks of paid vacation and retired comfortably at the age of 53.

Before "Roger & Me" hit it big in 1989, Moore had already received an advance from a New York publisher for $50,000, another $50,000 from Mother Jones magazine upon termination as an editor and a $20,000 grant from Ralph Nader. After "Roger & Me," he became fabulously wealthy by nearly any standard.

When Moore flew to London to be interviewed by the BBC or to promote a film, he flew the Concorde and stayed at the Ritz. But, according to the book, he would also keep a room at a cheap hotel down the street where he would meet with journalists to maintain his image as a "man of humble circumstances."

His 10-acre, waterfront home today is on Michigan's Torch Lake, one of the three most beautiful lakes in the world, according to National Geographic. He was accused by authorities of despoiling a wetland – just like many of the greedy, robber-baron land-grabbers he criticizes – when he tried to expand his private beach……………………………………………”



29 posted on 10/01/2009 1:41:42 PM PDT by Stand Watch Listen ("All that's necessary for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing.")
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To: jmcenanly

MM reminds of a skit form Red Dwarf where Rimmer is ragging on Lister for “slobbing around”.

“So Listy. Slobbing in the morning, followed by slobbing in the afternoon, then a bit of a snooze before the main evening’s slob? God, you’re a disgrace to the species.”

MM is s slob. He dresses like a slob, he looks like a slob, he acts like a slob and he talks like a slob.


30 posted on 10/01/2009 1:49:06 PM PDT by Seruzawa (If you agree with the French raise your hand - If you are French raise both hands.)
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To: jmcenanly
From Michael Moore's website...

The Communist Party USA (CPUSA):
"We are a party of unity in action. We are an integral part of every struggle and movement for change to eliminate poverty and joblessness, against racism and for full equality. We are participants, initiators and leaders of every movement to make life better now and much better in a socialist future." Yeah, so they supported an oppressive dictator, like the Repubs and Democrats haven't? The CP is still around, has apologized for that whole Stalin thing, and has a quickly growing youth section.
[see: MichaelMoore.com-->Links-->PoliticalAction (bottom of the page--CPUSA promo)]
http://www.michaelmoore.com/links/index.php?linkType=Political%20Action
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From the Revolutionary Communist Party website
"A Viewer's Guide to Fahrenheit 911"

Revolutionary Worker #1246, July 18, 2004, posted at http://rwor.org

"People have been lied to. And many can see it. Invasion, occupation, police spying, round-ups, even torture camps--plus far-reaching changes in law, treaty and doctrine --they have all come wrapped in deceit. The President lies. His whole clique lies."

http://rwor.org/a/1246/fahrenheit_911_guide.htm
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From Monday, April 21st, 2008...

My Vote's for Obama (if I could vote) ...by Michael Moore

Friends,

I don't get to vote for President this primary season. I live in Michigan. The party leaders (both here and in D.C.) couldn't get their act together, and thus our votes will not be counted.

So, if you live in Pennsylvania, can you do me a favor? Will you please cast my vote -- and yours -- on Tuesday for Senator Barack Obama?

http://www.michaelmoore.com/words/message/index.php?messageDate=2008-04-21

31 posted on 10/01/2009 1:52:58 PM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: RC2

Moore said: “Well, capitalism did nothing for me, starting with my first film.”

Obviously, having a brain has done nothing for you either. What an A-Hole !


32 posted on 10/01/2009 3:08:06 PM PDT by dbrew2u
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To: dbrew2u

Back in the hippy-dippy days we used to call this kind of slob a fat capitalist pig. Sounds like he doesn’t like the fat slab of bacon he has become thanks to capitalism. This doesn’t make a lot of sense to me. Maybe he should just slide away into oblivion and give all his fat greasy money to the poor folks whom he pretends to defend.


33 posted on 10/01/2009 5:57:18 PM PDT by Larry R. Johnson (Freedom's just another word for freedom!)
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