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  • Michael Moore, Wife Tangle Over Divorce Dollars

    06/05/2014 4:47:31 PM PDT · by Callahan · 87 replies
    The Smoking Gun ^ | 6/5/2014 | Anon.
    UNE 5--With his divorce trial looming, Michael Moore is battling his wife over the valuation of the couple’s assets, while branding her a spendthrift who “unilaterally wasted a large percentage of the marital funds” building a lakefront mansion that has prompted mocking news stories about the activist filmmaker’s wealth. Moore and Kathleen Glynn are scheduled for trial next month in a Michigan courtroom not far from the sprawling Torch Lake residence that the Hollywood power contends became a money pit that cost five times what his wife claimed she would spend on the home.
  • If Michael Moore got slapped any harder with reality his body would tear space & time itself

    02/19/2014 10:14:50 AM PST · by The Looking Spoon · 18 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 2-19-14 | The Looking Spoon
    In fairness to Moore he's probably talking about the atrocities committed totalitarian dictators 20th century (excluding guys like Mao, Pol Pot, Idi Amin, Saddam Hussein, Muammar Gaddafi, etc., etc., etc...none of the crimes those guys committed count in his estimation)In fairness to me I'm mistakenly assuming that means he's referring to Hitler and Stalin when he's probably referring to Ronald Reagan.In any case, he's a freakin' idiot, with Exhibit infinity below.
  • Liberal bigmouth gets smacked down by Hollywood

    08/31/2013 1:37:09 PM PDT · by usalady · 34 replies
    Examiner ^ | August 31, 2013 | Martha
    Is the dumping of the most loquacious and obnoxious liberal from one of Hollywood’s most prestigious positions an indication that movie land is finally getting the message?
  • Michael Moore: Trayvon Martin had right to do anything to defend himself

    07/13/2013 8:49:54 PM PDT · by Tailgunner Joe · 59 replies
    twitchy.com ^ | July 13, 2013
    Had a gun-toting Trayvon Martin stalked an unarmed George Zimmerman, and then shot him to death... DO I EVEN NEED TO COMPLETE THIS SENTENCE?— Michael Moore (@MMFlint) July 14, 2013 .... Moore did complete his next thought, and it’s some pretty tough talk for someone who’s devoted most of his efforts this year to pushing gun control. Trayvon was the 1 who's life was being threatened–by a guy w/ a gun chasing after him! Trayvon had the RIGHT 2 do ANYTHING 2 defend himself— Michael Moore (@MMFlint) July 14, 2013
  • Video: Michael Moore Responds to Robert Gibbs Comments!

    08/11/2010 9:12:06 AM PDT · by iloveamerica1980 · 14 replies
    Dittos Rush! ^ | 8-11-10 | James
    This delusional liberal infighting speaks for itself: "I think that what's bothering them is that liberals and the left have been right from the beginning. From the beginning of this administration, what did people on our side of the fence say? You should take over these banks temporarily and fire all the thieves who stole our money. But instead, what did they do? They enabled them. They called for more offshore oil drilling. They expanded the war in Afghanistan. The stimulus package -- they caved in to the Republicans. Everything that we've been trying to push them to do has...
  • Michael Moore gets Michael Morred

    03/23/2010 9:08:04 PM PDT · by Robwin · 5 replies · 604+ views
    Big Hollywood ^ | 03/23/2010 | Christian Toto
    Michael Moore gets the Michael Moore treatment in a new documentary created by a fellow Michigan resident. Accountant turned filmmaker Kevin Leffler isn’t a dyed in the wool Republican trying to score cheap shots off the liberal gadfly. He’s just a regular Midwesterner who knew the guy being trumped up in the press as the straight talking Everyman wasn’t the real deal. Leffler grew up in the same part of Michigan as Moore, attending the same Catholic Church and even working together on a local youth hotline. So when Leffler calls out Moore, it means something. “Shooting Michael Moore” lets...
  • Michael Moore basks in Dodd's retirement

    01/07/2010 8:50:16 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 12 replies · 491+ views
    Michael Moore basks in Dodd's retirement By Jordan Fabian - 01/07/10 09:51 AM ET Liberal filmmaker Michael Moore on Thursday basked in Sen. Chris Dodd's (D-Conn.) decision to retire. After targeting him in his latest documentary, "Capitalism: A Love Story," Moore has called on Dodd — who officially announced his retirement Wednesday — to step down. Splashed across Moore's website is a banner that reads, "There Was No Other Decision to Make: Four months after our request for him to retire, Senator Christopher Dodd agrees." Moore claimed that, in order for Democrats to keep the longtime senator's seat, Dodd had...
  • Isn't this a disgrace? (vanity)

    09/06/2007 2:34:58 PM PDT · by UKrepublican · 14 replies · 443+ views
    So as you all know, it's the 9/11 anniversary next Tuesday. On Monday night (10th september) Channel 4 in the UK (one of the 5 main terrestrial tv networks) has decided to show fahrenheit 9/11. Isn't that a complete disgrace? Am I making something out of nothing or is this just a complete insult and exploitation as I believe it is. http://www.uknetguide.co.uk/TV/ Look for monday the 10th 9pm. I only know this in advance because they've been advertising it for ages including in the middle of a 9/11 documentary they just showed. I'd imagine if ANY of the major US...
  • Shooting Michael Moore

    08/24/2007 12:35:01 AM PDT · by neverdem · 19 replies · 1,401+ views
    American Thinker ^ | August 23, 2007 | Henry P. Wickham, Jr.
    In a variant of the Golden Rule, Kevin Leffler has recently done to Michael Moore what Michael Moore has done to so many others.  In Shooting Michael Moore Mr. Leffler produces a commendable documentary that shows Michael Moore to be something other than that self-anointed, compassionate advocate for the "little guy." Echoing the format of Moore's first documentary, Roger and Me, Mr. Leffler, a former schoolmate and friend of Michael Moore, seeks out the elusive Moore.  It is quickly evident that Moore (not unlike Al Gore) does not appreciate confrontation or having the truth or the effects of his body...
  • The Rev. Michael Moore (Joseph Farah Sets Moore Straight About Homosexuality In The NT Alert)

    07/19/2007 10:41:09 PM PDT · by goldstategop · 39 replies · 1,129+ views
    Worldnetdaily.com ^ | 07/20/2007 | Joseph Farah
    Fresh from the success of his latest agitprop promoting socialized medicine, "Sicko" filmmaker Michael Moore is considering whether he will use his next movie to teach us all a thing or two about the mind and will of God. That's right, call him the Rev. Michael Moore. Specifically, he intends to share his biblical wisdom regarding the issue of homosexuality and what he sees as irrational hatred of it. "I think it's a very ripe subject for someone like me to make a movie about," he told the homosexual magazine the Advocate. "Simply because we are not there yet and...
  • Micahel moore warns CNN: 'I'm About to Become Your Worst Nightmare'

    07/14/2007 10:30:26 AM PDT · by bubman · 96 replies · 3,699+ views
    Newsbusters ^ | July 14, 2007 | Noel Sheppard
    Given Michael Moore’s anti-war tendencies, you wouldn’t envision him to possess so much rage. However, following his well-publicized dustup with CNN last week (please see Business & Media Institute reports on the subject here and here), the controversial schlockumentarist has published an open letter threatening the network with reprisals.
  • "Michael Moore claims: Republicans hug me now" - yea, right!

    08/01/2006 11:00:55 AM PDT · by jon747 · 31 replies · 1,110+ views
    Michael Moore says he is even more popular these days and Repbulicans come up to hug him. Even if you could fit your arms around him, would you want to hug this guy?
  • Caption Pic of Michael Moore

    06/01/2006 6:46:51 PM PDT · by AmericanMade1776 · 82 replies · 2,648+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | June 1,2006
    Michael Moore tries to avoid photographers as he arrives at the Food Bank 'Can-Do' awards gala in New York April 25, 2006. A U.S. war veteran who lost both arms in Iraq has sued the Oscar-winning director for $85 million, saying television clips were used without his permission in the anti-war documentary 'Fahrenheit 9/11' and gave a false impression that he opposed the war. (Chip East/Reuters)
  • Moore Sets Up Scholarship for Rebels

    04/21/2005 6:00:22 AM PDT · by foolscap · 9 replies · 642+ views
    hosted.ap.org ^ | Apr 21,2005 | Associated Press
    SAN MARCOS, Calif. (AP) -- Filmmaker and Michigan native Michael Moore has established a scholarship for students who defy the administration at California State University, San Marcos - the same school that canceled his talk last year. The Michael Moore Freedom of Speech Scholarship will award two $2,500 annual scholarships to Cal State San Marcos students "who have done the most to fight for issues of student rights by standing up to the administration," according to a news release issued Wednesday. The first scholarships will be awarded in the 2005-2006 academic year. Winners will be announced in June. Cal State...
  • 'Moore' of the Same - (Michael Moore's March 19 rally vs. U.S. war on terror)

    03/15/2005 4:48:31 PM PST · by CHARLITE · 7 replies · 962+ views
    HUMAN EVENTS ONLINE.COM ^ | MARCH 14, 2005 | CHRISTOPHER FLICKINGER
    What's fat and white and still doesn't know it's all over? Michael Moore. Yes, the hairy, four-eyed, film-hustling freak has yet to accept the will of the American people and President Bush's re-election. That's right; "Shamoo with a camera" is still out there bashing America and the War on Terrorism. His latest attempt: promoting a global day of protest on the two-year anniversary of the Iraq invasion. This time Michael Moore is eating (I mean, teaming) with an organization called United for Peace and Justice. The global day of protest is set for Saturday, March 19th and calls for vigils,...
  • CBS Fires Mapes

    01/10/2005 7:02:45 AM PST · by 1Old Pro · 405 replies · 12,240+ views
    cbs radio news
    Report just issues, mapes finally fired
  • Full CBS Report on "RatherGate" (Long)

    01/10/2005 7:32:00 AM PST · by Thanatos · 81 replies · 14,742+ views
    CBS News ^ | 1-10-2005 | CBS
    REPORT OF THE INDEPENDENT REVIEW PANEL DICK THORNBURGH AND LOUIS D. BOCCARDI ON THE SEPTEMBER 8, 2004 60 MINUTES WEDNESDAY SEGMENT “FOR THE RECORD” CONCERNING PRESIDENT BUSH’S TEXAS AIR NATIONAL GUARD SERVICE JANUARY 5, 2005 KIRKPATRICK & LOCKHART NICHOLSON GRAHAM LLP Michael J. Missal, Esq. Lawrence Coe Lanpher, Esq. 1800 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20036 (202) 778-9000 Counsel to the Independent Review Panel i TABLE OF CONTENTS I. INTRODUCTION..............................................................................................................1 II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY ...............................................................................................4 A. 60 Minutes Wednesday Background..............................................................................6 B. The Pursuit of a Story on President Bush’s TexANG Service ......................................7 C. Obtaining Documents ....................................................................................................8 D. The Production of...
  • New York Electors Did Not Vote for John F. Kerry: Certificate of Vote, US National Archives

    12/20/2004 6:37:45 PM PST · by Mike Fieschko · 86 replies · 5,958+ views
    U.S. National Archives and Records Administration ^ | Dec 13, 2004 | Electoral College, State of New York
    Site has jpg of New York Electoral College Certificate of Vote. Page Three has 31 votes for President going to John L. Kerry of Massachusetts.
  • The Oscar Battles of "Passion," "9/11"

    12/13/2004 6:29:24 AM PST · by crushkerry · 24 replies · 1,836+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 12/13/04 | Joal Ryan
    The red-state warriors and blue-state battlers are at it again. This time, the goal isn't the White House. It's the Oscar. In one color-coded corner: Conservative groups pushing for nominations for The Passion of the Christ. In the other color-coded corner: Proud liberal Michael Moore pushing for nominations for Fahrenheit 9/11. If the contrast holds, Academy Award season may bare more than a passing resemblance to this fall's divisive general election. Promises Patrick Hynes: "It will be all that and more." Hynes is a senior account executive at the Washington, D.C.-based GOP consulting firm Marsh Copsey + Scott. This week,...
  • Michael Moore: Democrats need to embrace Hollywood

    12/08/2004 12:56:17 AM PST · by JohnHuang2 · 47 replies · 1,587+ views
    WorldNetDaily.com ^ | December 7, 2004
    © 2004 WorldNetDaily.com Michael Moore (courtesy United Artists) Don't blame Hollywood for Sen. John Kerry's defeat in the presidential election last month, says filmmaker Michael Moore, who insists activist entertainers made the race closer than it would have been otherwise. Reacting to charges that his polarizing activism galvanized Republicans, Moore -- director of the provacative, anti-Bush film "Fahrenheit 9/11" -- contended Kerry lost the race simply because he was "not the best candidate." "For the last month, we've had to listen to a lot of conservative pundits talk about how Democrats need to run away from Hollywood," Moore told reporters before addressing...
  • Caption Clean Shaven Michael Moore and Sharon Stone at the VH1 'Big in 2004' Awards

    12/02/2004 7:11:10 AM PST · by gopwinsin04 · 104 replies · 3,291+ views
    Associated Press Wire ^ | 12/2/04 | Jim Ruymen
    Broadcast airs Sunday, taped last night..
  • Jim Emerson: On celebrities, Politics, and movie critics (shilling for Roger Ebert)

    11/06/2004 3:59:04 PM PST · by weegee · 30 replies · 7,026+ views
    Chicago Sun Times ^ | October 14, 2004 | Jim Emerson, Editor of RogerEbert.com
    By Jim Emerson Editor, RogerEbert.com October 14, 2004Who's the, uh, biggest villain in "Team America"? Kim Jong Il or Hollywood celebrities?"You should learn to keep your opinions OUT of your reviews!" Every critic I know has received at least one letter like that from an indignant reader. Of course, it's an absurd proposition; critics are paid to express their opinions, and the good ones (who exercise what is known across all disciplines as "critical thinking") are also able to cite examples and employ sound reasoning to build an argument, showing you how and why they reached their verdict. Well, since...
  • Michael Moore finally issues comments on Bush victory!

    11/05/2004 12:08:20 AM PST · by NY Patriot · 18 replies · 1,333+ views
    Well the fat SOB has finally come out from under his pile of candy bar & cheese burger wrappers to comment on GWB's victory...
  • A letter from Michael Moore...

    11/05/2004 11:25:23 AM PST · by kiki04 · 79 replies · 3,666+ views
    Michael Moore ^ | 11/5/04 | Michael Moore
    11/5/04 Dear Friends, Ok, it sucks. Really sucks. But before you go and cash it all in, let's, in the words of Monty Python, 'always look on the bright side of life!' There IS some good news from Tuesday's election. Here are 17 reasons not to slit your wrists: 1. It is against the law for George W. Bush to run for president again. 2. Bush's victory was the NARROWEST win for a sitting president since Woodrow Wilson in 1916. 3. The only age group in which the majority voted for Kerry was young adults (Kerry: 54%, Bush: 44%), proving...
  • Email Mikey Moore!

    11/05/2004 5:57:20 AM PST · by republicanbob1 · 18 replies · 1,245+ views
    Im sure many have already done this but everyone should email Mikey moore and let him know that his movie did no good in taking down bush! Sorry but it was kind of a release just to tell him how I felt. HA EMAIL MIKEY MOORE!
  • 17 Reasons Not to Slit Your Wrists...by Michael Moore

    11/05/2004 4:22:50 AM PST · by KidGlock · 41 replies · 9,660+ views
    Friday, November 5th, 2004 17 Reasons Not to Slit Your Wrists...by Michael Moore Dear Friends, Ok, it sucks. Really sucks. But before you go and cash it all in, let's, in the words of Monty Python, “always look on the bright side of life!” There IS some good news from Tuesday's election. Here are 17 reasons not to slit your wrists: 1. It is against the law for George W. Bush to run for president again. 2. Bush's victory was the NARROWEST win for a sitting president since Woodrow Wilson in 1916. 3. The only age group in which the...
  • Reply to Mikey More

    11/05/2004 1:43:55 PM PST · by dubie · 24 replies · 2,105+ views
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  • The latest Michael Moore E-mail ( Barf Alert)

    11/05/2004 4:05:32 AM PST · by Renegade · 79 replies · 4,474+ views
    Email | 11/4/04 | Michael Moore
    11/5/04 Dear Friends, Ok, it sucks. Really sucks. But before you go and cash it all in, let's, in the words of Monty Python, 'always look on the bright side of life!' There IS some good news from Tuesday's election. Here are 17 reasons not to slit your wrists: 1. It is against the law for George W. Bush to run for president again. 2. Bush's victory was the NARROWEST win for a sitting president since Woodrow Wilson in 1916. 3. The only age group in which the majority voted for Kerry was young adults (Kerry: 54%, Bush: 44%), proving...
  • 17 reasons not to slit your wrists- Micheal Moore

    11/04/2004 11:14:37 PM PST · by politicalmerc · 41 replies · 2,153+ views
    Email | 11/05/04 | Micheal Moore
    I received this email because I am subscribed to the moveon.org email blast. It's always good to keep an eye on the enemy. Read and enjoy him trying to put a good spin on the drubbing they received.
  • Moore Rally Turns To Clash (Moore there with Roseanne Barr..)

    11/02/2004 6:44:55 AM PST · by veronica · 72 replies · 378+ views
    Tampa Trib ^ | WILLIAM MARCH | Nov 2, 2004
    TAMPA - A political street theater scene with shouting matches between supporters of George W. Bush and John Kerry erupted near Hyde Park late Monday when filmmaker Michael Moore showed up for a speech. Moore, famous for his anti- Bush film ``Fahrenheit 9/11,'' accompanied by Roseanne Barr, spoke to volunteers for MoveOn.org. In the parking lot of a closed gas station surrounded by a chain-link fence on Azeele Street, he told a crowd of about 200 that he'll have hundreds of amateur and professional videographers on hand in Florida on Election Day to document voter complaints. ``The cameras will come...
  • Just Returned from Michael Moore in Toledo Rally

    10/25/2004 7:45:54 PM PDT · by Jonathan · 96 replies · 3,561+ views
    On Site Action | 10/25/2004 | Jonathan - On Site
    9PM Rally at SeaGate Convention Center, downtown Toledo. Micheal Moore filled the house with 5000+ screaming, demented, mislead morons. Gloria Steinam's daughter first speaker: "Get your hands off my ovaries!" + other pab. Pitiful speaker. No presence, no power, no authority. Then Wade "Red" Kapsucavich - Marcy Kaptur's former intern (Socialist, Toledo). An unashamed Red. Politically very similar to Lenin. Has big boosters in the local Democratic machine- they have picked him for big things. Introduced Moore - lied about President Bush. Then the "Big Man" or BM as I call him - Michael Moore. What an imbecile. No script....
  • Michael Moore Email Decrying Charges of Buying Votes in Michigan

    10/06/2004 4:49:39 PM PDT · by weegee · 30 replies · 1,926+ views
    email | received 10-6-2004 | Michael Moore
    REPOST FROM MICHAEL MOORE: Friends, You may have heard by now that the Michigan Republican Party has called for my arrest. That's right. They literally want me brought up on charges -- and hope that I'm locked up. No, I'm not kidding. The Republican Party, yesterday, filed a criminal complaint with the prosecutors in each of the counties where I spoke last week in Michigan. My crime? Clean underwear for anyone who will vote in the upcoming election. Each night on our 60-city "Slacker Uprising Tour" through the 20 battleground states, I've been registering hundreds (and on some nights, thousands)...
  • John Glenn Goes Back Into Orbit

    09/05/2004 8:15:54 AM PDT · by .cnI redruM · 41 replies · 2,048+ views
    Knight Of The Mind ^ | Sunday, September 05, 2004 | .cnI redruM
    I admire the courage of astronaut John Glenn. He has led our great nation into space and slipped the bounds of Earth's atmosphere as he sped off into the aether. Only this time, he neglected to suit up and travel on a rocket. John Glenn had this to say regarding the recent GOP convention. Former senator John Glenn (D-Ohio) took the defense a step further by comparing the Republicans' misleading statements to those of Nazi Germany. "You've just got to separate out fact from fiction. . . . Too often, too often, in this country, if you hear something repeated,...
  • Michael [Moore] and me-Guess who sat down next to me at the Republican National Convention?

    09/02/2004 7:23:17 AM PDT · by SJackson · 57 replies · 3,472+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 9-2-04 | SHMULEY BOTEACH
    Who says that God doesn't have a sense of humor? My regular readers will remember that at the Democratic National Convention, I found myself sitting a few feet from filmmaker Michael Moore. I had been eager to talk with Moore about his positions on Israel, since I had read several negative comments attributed to him. I tried to speak with him, but he turned me away. But last night at the Republican National Convention, I was working on my laptop from one of the press desks when a Secret Service agent suddenly walked in and told me that the empty...
  • Michael Moore Tells Republican 'F-You'

    08/31/2004 9:47:07 AM PDT · by kattracks · 111 replies · 5,393+ views
    NewsMax .com ^ | 8/31/04 | Carl Limbacher
    NewsMax's Wes Vernon spoke with Morton Blackwell, the GOP National Committeeman from Virginia and head of the Leadership Institute. Reports that Michael Moore was gracious and friendly to convention goers may be unfounded. Here's what Blackwell observed: "In this hallway here [just outside the convention arena] roughly a half hour before [McCain refered to Moore as a 'disingenuous filmmaker'] a conservative lady from a mid-western state, whom I happen to know, went up to him [Moore] as he was walking and said something like 'May God save you' -- in essence, in a very nice Christian way, calling on him...
  • The start of history (for information - don't think I endorse this!)

    08/30/2004 7:02:07 PM PDT · by naturalman1975 · 10 replies · 493+ views
    The Age (Melbourne) ^ | 30th August 2004 | John Berger
    Michael Moore's much-disparaged film could actually change the course of civilisation, writes John Berger. Fahrenheit 9/11 is astounding. Not so much as a film - although it is cunning and moving - but as an event. Most commentators try to dismiss the event and disparage the film. Let's explore why. The artists on the Cannes film festival jury apparently voted unanimously to award Michael Moore's film the Palme d'Or. Since then it has touched many millions across the world. In the United States, its box-office takings for the first six weeks amounted to more than $US100 million ($A142 million), which...
  • Torture for politics and profit: Barbara Simpson nails Michael Moore's film as boring, dishonest

    08/16/2004 11:38:26 PM PDT · by JohnHuang2 · 12 replies · 1,023+ views
    WorldNetDaily.com ^ | August 16, 2004 | Barbara Simpson
    <p>She didn't twist my arm, but Mom convinced me to see Michael Moore's new movie.</p> <p>I'd told her there was no way I'd spend my hard-earned money on his propaganda!</p> <p>Mom – a dyed-in-the-wool FDR Democrat – knows my politics. When she learned I'd not seen the movie, she had a cause: get me to attend with her and a crowd of her Democrat club buddies. In fact, her local theatre booked the movie because Mom touted it to them.</p>
  • Response to Michael Moore's, "Open Letter to Bill Timmins, President Aladdin Casino and Hotel"

    07/21/2004 8:47:19 PM PDT · by Jayhawk5150 · 39 replies · 28,995+ views
    Me | 7-21-04 | Jayhawk5150
    Response to Michael Moore's, "Open Letter to Bill Timmins, President Aladdin Casino and Hotel" As you most likely know, Michael Moore posted the following letter: After the letter, you will find the response... Open Letter to Bill Timmins, President Aladdin Casino and Hotel http://www.michaelmoore.com/words/index.php?id=93 Bill Timmins President Aladdin Casino and Hotel Las Vegas, NV July 20, 2004 Dear Mr. Timmins: I understand from the news reports I've read that, after Linda Ronstadt, one of America's greatest singers, dedicated a song to me from your stage on Saturday night, you instructed your security guards to remove her from the Aladdin, which...
  • Moore: "Gibson Quit After White House Warnings"

    07/20/2004 5:28:41 PM PDT · by Paul Atreides · 65 replies · 2,176+ views
    IMDb.com ^ | 7-20-04
    Controversial director Michael Moore claims Mel Gibson backed out of financing his hit documentary Fahrenheit 9/11 after Republican sources told the actor he would never be invited to the White House again. The explosive Palme D'Or-winning documentary, which examines American President George W Bush's decisions following the September 11 attacks and the run-up to the war in Iraq, was rejected by their original financier Icon, owned by Gibson. Moore says, "We were just starting the film when I got a call from my agent who said he'd spoken to someone at Icon who was wondering if there was a way...
  • Aladdin expels Ronstadt after political remarks

    07/19/2004 11:40:35 AM PDT · by veronica · 145 replies · 6,169+ views
    AP/Las Vegas Sun ^ | 7-19-04 | Jerry Fink
    Aladdin President Bill Timmins ordered security guards to escort pop diva Linda Ronstadt off the property following a concert Saturday night during which she expressed support for controversial documentary filmmaker Michael Moore. Timmins, who was among the almost 5,000 fans in the audience at the Aladdin Theatre for the Performing Arts, had Ronstadt escorted to her tour bus and her belongings from her hotel room sent to her. Timmins also sent word to Ronstadt that she was no longer welcome at the property for future performances, according Aladdin spokeswoman Tyri Squyres. How much weight that carries is debatable, since the...
  • Controversial new movie (Fahrenheit 9/11) repeats old and false allegations about Unocal

    07/05/2004 12:31:01 PM PDT · by Shermy · 21 replies · 1,058+ views
    Unocal.com ^ | June 30, 2004
    In his new movie, Fahrenheit 9/11, Michael Moore reviews the Bush administration’s publicly stated rationale for the war against terrorism in Afghanistan – it was part of the U.S. response to the attacks of September 11, 2001 – and then suggests that the real reason for the war was, at least in part, to enable Unocal to proceed with a natural gas pipeline project in Afghanistan and for other U.S. energy and oil-service companies to participate in various projects in that country. Unocal has absolutely no intention of participating in an Afghanistan pipeline project nor are we in discussions with...
  • Michael Moore's Oblivion Adventure ... Grrr!

    07/05/2004 6:08:27 PM PDT · by we_will_prevail · 3 replies · 570+ views
    FOX News ^ | July 5, 2004 | Mike Straka
    [excerpted] Moviemaker Michael Moore is entitled to his opinion. I even respect his audacity. I mean, come on? Who else has the guts to make up such garbage about any sitting president (unless you believe that former President Bill Clinton is innocent of sexual harassment — in which case Paula Jones, Gennifer Flowers, Monica Lewinsky and Juanita Broaddrick are all just as audacious). I'm not going to sit here and point out the inaccuracies in Moore's film. You can get that on any number of Web sites or news stories. Look, "Fahrenheit 911" is an overwhelming success, considering the historical...
  • My First Wild Week with "Fahrenheit 9/11"... By Michael Moore (count the lies and distortions)

    07/05/2004 11:34:31 AM PDT · by weegee · 72 replies · 1,946+ views
    michaelmoore.com ^ | Sunday, July 4th, 2004 | By Michael Moore
    Friends, Where do I begin? This past week has knocked me for a loop. "Fahrenheit 9/11," the #1 movie in the country, the largest grossing documentary ever. My head is spinning. Didn't we just lose our distributor 8 weeks ago? Did Karl Rove really fail to stop this? Is Bush packing? Each day this week I was given a new piece of information from the press that covers Hollywood, and I barely had time to recover from the last tidbit before the next one smacked me upside the head: ** More people saw "Fahrenheit 9/11" in one weekend than all...
  • Video obtained by Time magazine appears to be a Zarquawi group propaganda reel

    07/05/2004 4:57:48 AM PDT · by Dane · 11 replies · 1,699+ views
    ABC News ^ | 7/05/04
    The link above goes to the ABC website showing the tape obtained by Time magazine this week showing a terrorist bombing, killing three US soldiers, under the heading, "Terror Tape". As an aside, guess who is on the cover of Time this week. Yep the rotund America hater, michael moore, who said that he had cameramen in Iraq. Also of interest. Michael Moore’s Middle East Distributors: We Won’t Reject Help From Hezbollah
  • Moore gets taste of own medicine; Review of "Michal Moore is a Big, Fat Stupid White Man"

    07/05/2004 6:25:32 AM PDT · by jmstein7 · 20 replies · 2,623+ views
    Flint Journal ^ | 7-04-04 | Kim Crawford
    Unless you've been hiding in a closet, you've probably heard about Michael Moore's record-breaking new movie "Fahrenheit 9/11," in which the gadfly producer-author says the war in Iraq is really just President Bush's war for oil and big business. Moore, the Davison native who's become a kind of Rush Limbaugh of the Left in recent years, insists in interviews that everything in his movie is true. His critics charge the movie is propaganda. Now, on the heels of the opening of "Fahrenheit," comes "Michael Moore Is a Big Fat Stupid White Man," a book by two of his biggest detractors,...
  • The Patriot's Act (Michael Moore Op-ed)

    07/04/2004 5:47:05 AM PDT · by Fzob · 51 replies · 2,721+ views
    LA Times ^ | 07/04/04 | Micheal Moore
    NEW YORK — As a young boy, I loved the American flag. I'd lead my younger sisters in patriotic parades up and down the sidewalk, waving the flag, blowing a whistle and reciting the Pledge of Allegiance over and over until my sisters begged me to let them go back to their Easy-Bake Oven. I loved singing the national anthem. I won an essay contest on "What the Flag Means to Me." I decorated my bicycle with little American flags for a Fourth of July parade and won a prize for that too. I became an Eagle Scout and proudly...
  • Mark Steyn: Connect the dots when you watch 'Fahrenheit'

    07/03/2004 3:31:41 PM PDT · by Pokey78 · 66 replies · 1,005+ views
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | 07/04/04 | Mark Steyn
    Excited about "Fahrenheit 9/11?" It's the Palme d'Or-winning and doubtless soon to be Oscar-winning "documentary" from average blue-collar multimillionaire Michael Moore. I saw it last weekend with an audience composed wholly of informed, intelligent sophisticates. I knew they were informed, intelligent sophisticates because they howled with laughter at every joke about what a bozo Bush is. They split their sides during the patriotic ballad -- eagles soaring, etc. -- composed and sung by John Ashcroft, the famously sinister attorney general. Moore reveals -- and if you feel that knowing the plot would spoil the movie, please skip to the next...
  • The hawks have only themselves to blame for Michael Moore's success

    07/03/2004 3:52:03 PM PDT · by Pokey78 · 42 replies · 492+ views
    The Sunday Telegraph (U.K.) ^ | 07/04/04 | Matthew d'Ancona
    The morning after I saw Michael Moore's new film, Fahrenheit 9/11, I visited my local book shop to inspect the titles it stocked by the director himself and by other writers implacably hostile to George W Bush. On the counter was a pile of Moore's most recent bestseller, Dude, Where's My Country?. And his 2001 polemic, Stupid White Men, which has sold 350,000 copies in Britain alone, was also prominently displayed. In the same genre, though not by Moore, the shop offered such gems as The Bush-Hater's Handbook, Bushwomen: Tales of a Cynical Species, Ugly Americans, What's Wrong with America?,...
  • Michael Moore’s Fahrenheit 9/11 -- “Something Stupid This Way Comes”

    07/03/2004 1:24:59 PM PDT · by Congressman Billybob · 34 replies · 2,714+ views
    Special to FreeRepublic ^ | 3 July, 2004 | John Armor (Congressman Billybob)
    The lies from Michael Moore’s latest schlock-umentary begin before you enter the theater. On the posters out front, the movie is identified as “Fahrenheit 9/11.” Half the title and most of the concept were stolen without so much as a by-your-leave from the classic novel Fahrenheit 451, by the great Ray Bradbury. A few million Americans of a certain age (and I am one) got their introductions to excellence in science fiction, and also excellence in writing English regardless of subject, from Ray Bradbury. A dark vision of the future, in which the government suppresses and destroys knowledge, appears in...
  • Fahrenheit 9/11: The temperature at which Michael Moore's pants burn.

    07/03/2004 1:29:25 PM PDT · by Pikamax · 5 replies · 866+ views
    SpinSanity ^ | 07/02/04 | Brendan Nyhan
    Fahrenheit 9/11: The temperature at which Michael Moore's pants burn By Brendan Nyhan July 2, 2004 Michael Moore's career as a rabble-rousing populist has been marked by a frequent pattern of dissembling and factual inaccuracy. He distorted the chronology of his first movie, "Roger & Me"; repeatedly peddled the myth that the Bush administration gave $43 million to the Taliban; published two books, Stupid White Men and Dude, Where's My Country?, that were riddled with factual errors and distortions; and won an Academy Award for "Bowling for Columbine," a documentary based on a confused and often contradictory argument that features...