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Director Michael Moore urges boycott of Georgia over Troy Davis execution
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution ^ | Friday, September 23, 2011 | Christopher Seward

Posted on 09/24/2011 4:57:44 AM PDT by barmag25

Controversial filmmaker Michael Moore is calling for an economic boycott of Georgia over this week’s execution of Troy Anthony Davis.

“I encourage everyone I know to never travel to Georgia, never buy anything made in Georgia, [and] to never do business in Georgia,” Moore said on his website this week.

The Academy-Award winning filmmaker and best-selling author also called on his publisher to pull his memoir, “Here Comes Trouble,” from every Georgia bookstore.

If Grand Central Publishing doesn’t pull the 427-page book, Moore said he will “donate every dime of every royalty my book makes in Georgia to help defeat the racists and killers who run that state.”

Brian Robinson, a spokesman for Gov. Nathan Deal, found the filmmaker’s rant amusing.

“We think it’s cute that he thinks anyone in Georgia would buy his book, but if any Georgian does, I’m happy to double the royalties and buy a pack of gum for a charity of Michael Moore’s choice,” Robinson told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

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


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events; US: Georgia
KEYWORDS: georgia; michaelmoore; nathendeal
Brian Robinson, a spokesman for Gov. Nathan Deal, found the filmmaker’s rant amusing.

“We think it’s cute that he thinks anyone in Georgia would buy his book, but if any Georgian does, I’m happy to double the royalties and buy a pack of gum for a charity of Michael Moore’s choice,” Robinson told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Great response from the Gov's office.

1 posted on 09/24/2011 4:57:48 AM PDT by barmag25
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To: elcid1970

I guess my asian wife and myself wouldnt be welcome in SC then. Take your racist bs and choke on some pig crap.


3 posted on 09/24/2011 5:04:29 AM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: driftdiver

Having spent a lot of time in SC, I would guess you would find a warm welcome there. LIGHTEN UP, dude.


4 posted on 09/24/2011 5:10:41 AM PDT by tgusa (Gun control: deep breath, sight alignment, squeeze the trigger......)
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To: barmag25
“I encourage everyone I know to never travel to Georgia, never buy anything made in Georgia, [and] to never do business in Georgia,”

I'm particularly irritated with this kind of crap from Fat Mike. Our state of Michigan really can't afford to be stirring up boycott wars between states. We're finally pulling ourselves out of the liberal hole dug by Mikey and his kind.

The fat bastard does absolutely nothing for our state or for America and maybe its time for him to find somewhere else to park his ample ass. We won't miss him and we actually have real Americans who actually live productive lives and try to help their homes.

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Be an example or be somewhere else.
5 posted on 09/24/2011 5:11:50 AM PDT by cripplecreek (A vote for Amnesty is a vote for a permanent Democrat majority. ..Choose well.)
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To: barmag25

As a Georgian....

YAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAY

and... IS THAT A PROMISE MICHAEL???


6 posted on 09/24/2011 5:12:17 AM PDT by autumnraine (America how long will you be so deaf and dumb to the chariot wheels carrying you to the guillotine?)
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To: barmag25

Wow, a Michael Moore-free State!


7 posted on 09/24/2011 5:13:03 AM PDT by popdonnelly (The Obama Administration is unprincipled, corrupt, and corrupting.)
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To: barmag25

Micaheal, why aren’t you boycotting Texas for the execution of Lawrence Russell Brewer?


8 posted on 09/24/2011 5:13:19 AM PDT by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: autumnraine

What do Tennesseans have to do to get Moore to boycott us, too? Maybe we can talk him into taking Algore with him?


9 posted on 09/24/2011 5:15:07 AM PDT by Thermalseeker (The theft being perpetrated by Congress and the Fed makes Bernie Maddoff look like a pickpocket.)
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To: barmag25
Does this mean he'll stop watching CNN? The news network is a subsidiary of Turner Broadcasting, which is based in Atlanta Georgia . Of course they may lean a little to far to the right for his tastes.
10 posted on 09/24/2011 5:16:22 AM PDT by jmcenanly
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To: cripplecreek

I wonder that people even still pay attention to this fellow. He drifted off into irrelevance a long time ago.


11 posted on 09/24/2011 5:17:57 AM PDT by arthurus (Read Hazlitt's "Economics In One Lesson.")
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To: tgusa

Lighten up about clearly racist bs? Screw off


12 posted on 09/24/2011 5:18:32 AM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: barmag25
Moore, the media and other outraged left groups ignored the execution of a white man in Texas on the same night, for murder of a gay black man.

If it is sincerely the policy of the death penalty they object to then, it would include all executions.

Some of the most vocal groups on the death penalty are just as vocal on pro abortion.

13 posted on 09/24/2011 5:21:57 AM PDT by opentalk
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To: barmag25

Michael Moore, I’m hoping he becomes one of those stationary corpulent 800 pounders.


14 posted on 09/24/2011 5:21:57 AM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER ( Celebrate Republicans Freed the Slaves Month.)
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To: arthurus
I wonder that people even still pay attention to this fellow.

No one *is* paying attention anymore...that's why we're reading this about him now. WAAAAAHHHH!!

15 posted on 09/24/2011 5:22:21 AM PDT by babyfreep
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To: driftdiver

As any number or FReepers would confirm, playing the ‘racist’ card is the default position of a weak mind.


16 posted on 09/24/2011 5:24:40 AM PDT by tgusa (Gun control: deep breath, sight alignment, squeeze the trigger......)
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To: arthurus

They pay attention to him because he puhes the communist agenda they love. I was flipping thru the channels and saw him on bill mahers show. One disgusting individual. He thinks the us is an empire and business owners dont deserve to keep what they build. He and bill thinks its bad to encourage people to want to be successful


17 posted on 09/24/2011 5:26:03 AM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: tgusa

Well the world cares deeply what you think


18 posted on 09/24/2011 5:27:40 AM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: barmag25

I hope that the fat slob Moore boycotts Florisa. I do not want or need him polluting the air here.


19 posted on 09/24/2011 5:31:51 AM PDT by sport
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To: barmag25
Milton Friedman faces off with young Michael Moore
20 posted on 09/24/2011 5:33:10 AM PDT by OrioleFan
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To: driftdiver

Thank you for that clever insight.

I simply meant that the good people of SC would welcome you and your wife to their state. They are a very convenient target. If you enjoy piling on, so be it. OBTW Florida ADVERTISES having the ‘whitest beaches’ around. Does that make Florida ‘RACIST’?

Get the chip off your shoulder, and GET A LIFE.


21 posted on 09/24/2011 5:36:27 AM PDT by tgusa (Gun control: deep breath, sight alignment, squeeze the trigger......)
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To: Right Wing Assault

good question


22 posted on 09/24/2011 5:41:38 AM PDT by Mr. K (Palin/Bachman 2012- unbeatable ticket~!!!)
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To: tgusa

When florida refers to white beaches they arent refering to people likr the poster was, and like you are making excuses for.


23 posted on 09/24/2011 5:41:45 AM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: tgusa

Why doesn’t that lardass boycott the liberal members of the SCOTUS, none of whom raised their voices to protest Davis’ execution?


24 posted on 09/24/2011 5:43:00 AM PDT by Ax
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To: Thermalseeker

Algore was boycotted in 2000 when he not only lost our state’s
11 Electoral Votes, but failed to even carry his own home district.

BTW Moore needs to boycott a few meals or he will end up mirroring his fate in Team America: World Police.?


25 posted on 09/24/2011 5:46:06 AM PDT by TheRobb7 (OBAMA 2012: NO TAX LEFT BEHIND)
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To: Right Wing Assault
Micheal, why aren’t you boycotting Texas for the execution of Lawrence Russell Brewer?

Exactly, IF you are against the death penalty, you should be against it for all reasons not just the cases that fit your template....

So Big Mike is not only a fat stupid asshat, he also is a huge hypocrite.....of we already know that

26 posted on 09/24/2011 5:47:27 AM PDT by Popman (Obama is God's curse upon the land....)
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To: driftdiver

Whatever.

The ‘racist’ card isn’t the ace of trumps unless you allow it to be. You will eventually learn that when it gets played against you, as I suspect it will.

Have a nice day.


27 posted on 09/24/2011 5:49:20 AM PDT by tgusa (Gun control: deep breath, sight alignment, squeeze the trigger......)
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To: Popman
So Big Mike is not only a fat stupid asshat, he also is a huge hypocrite.....of we already know that.

Yup. Just weeks after denouncing film subsidies in Michigan, he turned around and soaked up a million dollars for "Capitalism, a love story".
28 posted on 09/24/2011 5:53:31 AM PDT by cripplecreek (A vote for Amnesty is a vote for a permanent Democrat majority. ..Choose well.)
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To: tgusa

Smells like sumtin died.


29 posted on 09/24/2011 5:57:21 AM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: barmag25

Michael,,, have another Bowel Burger Au Jus, and FOAD!


30 posted on 09/24/2011 6:04:31 AM PDT by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: driftdiver

My guess is that a lot of folks are boycotting Fat mike .


31 posted on 09/24/2011 6:17:16 AM PDT by Lionheartusa1 (-: Socialism is the equal distribution of misery :-)
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To: TheRobb7
Algore was boycotted in 2000 when he not only lost our state’s 11 Electoral Votes, but failed to even carry his own home district.

True, but he still gallivants all over the planet claiming to be from Tennessee, even though he was raised in a posh DC hotel and apparently now lives in a palatial mansion in Kalifornia. Speaking on behalf of real Tennesseans everywhere, Moore and Kalifornia can have him. They deserve each other......

32 posted on 09/24/2011 6:51:32 AM PDT by Thermalseeker (The theft being perpetrated by Congress and the Fed makes Bernie Maddoff look like a pickpocket.)
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To: barmag25

Who is this Michael Moore that they speak of?


33 posted on 09/24/2011 6:56:48 AM PDT by certrtwngnut
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To: driftdiver
I guess my Asian wife and myself wouldn't be welcome in SC then.

My Asian wife and I had a great time while I was stationed in SC for 5 years.

34 posted on 09/24/2011 6:58:29 AM PDT by Traveler59 ( Truth is a journey, not a destination.)
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To: barmag25

Hmmmm...what a great idea. I think I will show my support of Tubbo and drive my happy arse down to GA today and do a little shopping while my sad little dollar is still worth a red cent.
Thanks for reminding me I need to add toilet paper to my shopping list Tubbo!


35 posted on 09/24/2011 7:07:15 AM PDT by 4everontheRight (And the story began with..."Once there was a great nation......")
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To: Thermalseeker

I’m real tempted to write a letter to the editor of my local paper today.

I’ll write it on the stupidity of trying to start a boycott war from Michigan and suggest that my fellow Michiganders encourage Mikey to STFU.


36 posted on 09/24/2011 7:25:52 AM PDT by cripplecreek (A vote for Amnesty is a vote for a permanent Democrat majority. ..Choose well.)
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To: barmag25
More could really hurt Georgia by urging the illegals to go home. LOL
37 posted on 09/24/2011 8:10:58 AM PDT by org.whodat (Just another heartless American, hated by Perry and his fellow democrats.)
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To: barmag25

I’m on the waiting list of a custom 1911 gunsmith in Kennesaw, Georgia. When it’s my turn, not only will I get a great pistol, I’ll get to snub Michael Moore.


38 posted on 09/24/2011 8:15:35 AM PDT by 04-Bravo
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To: barmag25

To paraphrase Ron White: “if you kill somebody in our state, we’ll kill you back”. Unfortunately, we don’t have an express line. Davis had been around for almost 20 years.


39 posted on 09/24/2011 10:05:51 AM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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