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  • DUmmie FUnnies 09-19-11 (Michael Moore, Rich Fat White Guy, Hero of the DUmmies . . . a Racist?)

    09/19/2011 4:45:37 PM PDT · by Charles Henrickson · 32 replies
    DUmmie FUnnies ^ | September 19, 2011 | DUmmies and Charles Henrickson
    It is no small irony that the Hero of the DUmmies is a rich fat white guy. Michael Moore, Thicko himself, would be crowned the King of the DUmp, if there was such a thing. What's moore, some of the DUmmies would rather have Mikie for President than the guy that's in there now. Today we check out two Moore threads, this THREAD,"Michael Moore: 'ENOUGH!'" and this THREAD, "Michael Moore: I went into the polls to vote for a black man and got a white man!" But before we get to those threads, we sing this tribute to the...
  • Michael Moore Belongs on Same Shelf With Thomas Paine, Says NYT Book Critic

    The front of Wednesday’s New York Times Arts section featured Dwight Garner’s review of the new book by left-wing documentary film-maker Michael Moore, “Here Comes Trouble -- Stories From My Life.” Garner, a fan, called Moore (infamous for his anti-conservative conspiracy theories and vicious, purposely misleading mockery of Republicans) a “necessary irritant,” and in one nauseating paragraph suggested Moore’s book belonged alongside works by the revolutionary founding activist Thomas Paine.
  • Victor Davis Hanson: Post-9/11 Mysteries

    09/10/2011 3:37:58 PM PDT · by neverdem · 13 replies
    NATIONAL REVIEW ONLINE ^ | September 7, 2011 | Victor Davis Hanson
    Post-9/11 MysteriesThe aftershocks of 9/11 have generated a bizarre collective amnesia. Strangely, both the media and the public rarely mention some of the most important aftershocks in the decade since 9/11. Here are some representative examples of landmark events that to this day remain mostly undiscussed.1. No more falling skyscrapers? Few imagined that the United States could go an entire decade without another major terrorist attack — other than freelancing jihadists’ killing members of the American armed forces. Almost monthly, U.S. authorities have thwarted serial attempts to cause mayhem on airliners, bridges, city squares, shopping malls, and high-rises. It was...
  • Michael Moore to Obama: ‘Show Some Guts,’ Arrest S&P Head (Tweets Obama To be More Like Castro)

    08/08/2011 6:39:35 PM PDT · by lbryce · 19 replies · 1+ views
    WashingtonTimes ^ | August 8,2011 | Victor Morton
    Liberal firebrand Michael Moore called on President Obama to respond to the U.S. credit downgrade by arresting the leaders of the credit-ratings agencies. On his Twitter feed Monday, the Oscar-winning film director also blamed the 2008 economic collapse on Standard & Poor’s — apparently because it and other credit-ratings agencies did not downgrade mortgage-based bonds, which encouraged the housing bubble and let it spread throughout the economy. “Pres Obama, show some guts & arrest the CEO of Standard & Poors. These criminals brought down the economy in 2008& now they will do it again,” Mr. Moore wrote. Standard & Poor’s,...
  • Michael Moore to Obama: ‘Show some guts,’ arrest S&P head

    08/08/2011 2:14:11 PM PDT · by seanmerc · 57 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | 8 Aug 11 | Victor Morton
    Liberal firebrand Michael Moore called on President Obama to respond to the U.S. credit downgrade by arresting the leaders of the credit-ratings agencies. On his Twitter feed Monday, the Oscar-winning film director also blamed the 2008 economic collapse on Standard & Poor’s — apparently because it and other credit-ratings agencies did not downgrade mortgage-based bonds, which encouraged the housing bubble and let it spread throughout the economy. “Pres Obama, show some guts & arrest the CEO of Standard & Poors. These criminals brought down the economy in 2008& now they will do it again,” Mr. Moore wrote.
  • Michael Moore calls on Obama to arrest head of S&P

    08/08/2011 10:26:45 AM PDT · by ccj85 · 39 replies
    Leave it Michael Moore: “Pres Obama, show some guts & arrest the CEO of Standard & Poors. These criminals brought down the economy in 2008& now they will do it again,” Moore profoundly tweeted Monday. Read the full article:
  • Michael Moore says Obama should arrest S&P CEO

    08/08/2011 9:44:39 AM PDT · by massmike · 38 replies ^ | 08/08/2011 | Jamie Weinstein
    “Pres Obama, show some guts & arrest the CEO of Standard & Poors. These criminals brought down the economy in 2008& now they will do it again,” Moore profoundly tweeted Monday. It is unclear whether Moore’s alleged drinking buddy, Venezuelan aspiring dictator Hugo Chavez, whispered the policy suggestion in Moore’s ear.
  • Is Obama a Fraud?

    08/08/2011 1:44:28 AM PDT · by tlb · 30 replies ^ | August 5th, 2011 | Marc Adler
    Like many, I was extremely hopeful when Obama won in 2008. And like many I’ve become totally disillusioned with the president and the political process. The debt ceiling fiasco is yet another illustration of Obama’s failures, not just because it’s a betrayal of his base and the American people, but because it further calls into question whether he’s a total fraud. In Winner Take-all Politics, political scientists Jacob Hacker and Paul Pierson argue that if Obama had his way his first year in office would have rivaled FDR’s infamous first 100 days as a juggernaut of reform. The book, which...
  • Three things missing from American bookstores…(from the UK Telegraph)

    06/26/2011 6:59:11 AM PDT · by Cronos · 44 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 1 Jun 2011 | Damien Thompson
    Michael Moore: missing from bookstores… compared to a couple of years ago.1. Bestsellers by the repulsive Michael Moore (sporting his “smart casual” look in the photo above).2. An endless selection of Don’t-You-Hate-Dubya books.3. Brown-nosing biographies of Barack Obama. Even the book-buyers of the West Village, Santa Monica and Madison, Wisconsin, have worked out that he’s *not a very good president*.
  • Brigette DePape and Michael Moore: Attention Whores Unite!

    06/06/2011 9:52:54 AM PDT · by Leigh Patrick Sullivan · 6 replies
    The Moderate Separatist ^ | June 6, 2011 | Leigh Patrick Sullivan
    Now, as if to hammer the final nail into any credibility the troubled DePape may have had, the ever-irrelevant Michael Moore has jumped into the fray with a show of public support. Moore, whose 15 minutes of fame evaporated around the same time the Bush presidency ended, felt compelled to do a little cross-border publicity whoring of his own. While he may claim that he cares deeply about the 'struggle' DePape is going through, it is all too obvious what the Fat Man's motives really are. You can always trust the left to use each other in order to get...
  • Moore: Obama Should Use Power Over Auto Companies To Kill Cars, Replace With Mass Transit

    05/24/2011 6:29:48 PM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 52 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Want to know how socialists think? Check out Michael Moore on MSNBC this evening, wishing President Obama would use the government's power over the auto manufacturers to . . . kill the internal combustion engine. As everyone knows, politicians and pundits know more about the market than billions of consumers. You don't want to ride the rails? Tough. Watch Moore make his government-knows-best suggestion to kill the engine of progress to Larry O'Donnell this evening. View video here.
  • Michael Moore to join Keith Olbermann's Current TV program

    05/14/2011 1:52:11 PM PDT · by CharlyFord · 38 replies
    Digital Journal ^ | 14 May 2011 | Michael Krebs
    Keith Olbermann's supportive commentary on filmmaker Michael Moore's criticism of the Osama bin Laden killing comes on the heels of Mr. Moore's decision to join Olbermann's Current TV program as a contributor. Liberal television news commentator Keith Olbermann, working now for Al Gore's Current TV venture, has added a new contributor to his "Countdown with Keith Olbermann" program, with the announcement on Wednesday that filmmaker Michael Moore will join the Olbermann team...
  • Hey Now, Michael Moore Can Make Gutsy Calls Too!

    05/11/2011 6:41:35 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 3 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 5-11-11 | Jared H. McAndersen
    Apparently Obama owns the word "gutsy" now. If you type "" into your browser it used to take you to his website, but now it goes to some news story about how gutsy he is. I've heard Michael Moore is less than impressed with Barack's skills... That's not really the gutsiest move he can do. Actually, it's making a complete ass of himself on Twitter. All these years later and NOW someone tells me that al Qaeda kills innocent people in the name of the fabulously wealthy?!? So Islam really is a religion of peace in the middle east?...
  • Michael Moore: (regarding the killing of Bin Laden)

    05/08/2011 1:46:30 PM PDT · by NoRedTape · 66 replies
    Daily Mail Reporter ^ | May 7, 2011 | Daily Mail Reporter
    "Mr Moore said: 'We've lost something of our soul here in this country, and maybe I'm an old-school American, who believes in the American justice system, something that separates us from other countries. 'We say everybody has their day in court, no matter what sort of person, no matter what piece of scum they are."
  • Al-Qaeda statement on bin Laden's death

    05/06/2011 9:20:07 PM PDT · by Anti-Hillary · 25 replies · 1+ views
    al Jazerra ^ | 5-6-11 | unknown
    Following is an abridged version of the text of the statement issued by Al-Qaeda on the death of Osama bin Laden. Congratulations to the Islamic nation on the martyrdom of its good son Osama after a life full of effort and work, determination and patience, incitement and holy struggle, generosity and giving, emigration and travel, advice and good preparation, wisdom and experience. That the Americans were able to kill Osama is not shameful to us. Where else do men and heroes die except on the battlefield? Every end is predestined. But can the Americans with their media, agents, machinery, soldiers,...
  • Michael Moore: Bin Laden wasn't killed, he was executed

    05/05/2011 11:44:19 AM PDT · by seanmerc · 108 replies ^ | 4 May 11 | Brent Lang
    Osama bin Laden wasn't killed by a Navy SEAL team, he was straight up executed, Michael Moore told TheWrap on Wednesday. The "Fahrenheit 9/11" director has been setting Twitter aflame Wednesday afternoon urging the Obama administration to come clean about the circumstances surrounding the terrorist leader's death -- particularly in light of the White House's shifting account of last weekend's firefight in Abbottabad. The Oscar-winning director has been tweeting about his belief that Bin Laden should have received a trial, and his theory that Pakistan was keeping the Al Qaeda head under house arrest.
  • Why Bin Laden's Death May Benefit the Republicans in 2012

    05/03/2011 2:41:34 AM PDT · by Scanian · 33 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | May 3, 2011 | Adam Shaw
    After the initial wave of jubilation that followed the announcement of Osama bin Laden's death, the political analysis has begun and the liberal media consensus seems clear: this is an enormous political victory for the President, and it all but guarantees a 2012 election victory for President Obama. The first part of this is true; it must be conceded that this is an enormous feather in the cap of Mr. Obama, and while there are those of us who will roll our eyes at his failure to acknowledge the contribution of his predecessor to the operation, the feather is deserved....
  • Michael Moore says bin Laden "won"

    05/02/2011 1:17:53 PM PDT · by seanmerc · 70 replies ^ | 2 May 11 | Michael "Gluteus Largeus" Moore
    "He may be dead, but in a way, he won. We gave up our rights. We passed a PatriotAct. We spent trillions on needless wars. Fear now rules us." "BREAKING: All Repub candidates drop out of 2012 race, citing "aversion to losing badly." Would u make Pleasantville play the South Bronx?" "The monster we created-yes, WE-in the 1980s by ARMING, FUNDING, &TRAINING him in the art of terror agnst the USSR, finally had 2 b put down."
  • Top Five Films That Michael Moore will Never Make

    04/28/2011 3:38:05 PM PDT · by Mt_belleWest · 18 replies
    Big Hollywood ^ | 4-28-2011 | Brian Cherry
    There is a lot that a person can learn from watching “Scarface.” While most of the lessons involve how to build a drug distribution empire, alternative uses for a chainsaw, and what not to do with your tongue when trying to impress a young lady, this movie also gives us some insight into the nature of Michael Moore. There is a scene in the film where Tony Montana’s boss, Frank Lopez, is describing what a “chazzer” is. Frank describes the term “chazzer” as a Yiddish word for “pig.” In the world of “Scarface,” one of the traits of a chazzer...
  • Outrage Over Vandalized Flag

    04/25/2011 5:09:09 PM PDT · by matt04 · 9 replies
    Holding a tattered POW/MIA flag in his hands, Korean War veteran Bob Dumas can not hide the disgust at the vandals who damaged it. "Desecrating a flag that represents so much to the families is unbelievable," said Dumas, 81, of Canterbury. For years, the POW/MIA flag flew on the flag pole outside the Plainfield Post Office, until vandals got a hold of it. "This happened sometime during the night Tuesday night into Wednesday," said Plainfield Deputy Police Chief Michael Surprenant. Vandals removed the flag, cut deliberate holes in it with a knife and then ran it back up the flag...
  • Bin Laden Son: George W. Invited Me to White House

    04/05/2011 12:31:43 PM PDT · by presidio9 · 8 replies
    Newser ^ | Apr 5, 2011 | Evann Gastaldo
    In the very last days of his presidency, George W. Bush was so desperate to locate Osama bin Laden that he reportedly invited son Omar bin Laden to the White House. This, of course, according to Omar bin Laden himself; a spokesperson for the White House refused to confirm or deny the previous administration's activities. Bin Laden tells a Spanish newspaper that White House staff visited him in Qatar in January 2009 to make the invitation. "They invited me to accompany them to the White House, offered to defend, help, and protect me, on the condition that I helped them...
  • Just when you think you’ve heard the craziest comments ever …

    04/05/2011 7:53:42 AM PDT · by James H. Shott · 8 replies
    Liberty Ledger ^ | April 5, 2011 | James H. Shott
    Speaking to public sector workers in Madison, Wisconsin last week liberal film maker Michael Moore made this statement: “America is not broke. Not by a long shot. The country is awash in wealth and cash.” Michael Moore is an interesting study in contradiction. He’s made a career of trashing his country, and made a fortune doing so under the same capitalistic economic system he so bitterly criticizes and tries so hard to discredit. Question: Does a successful capitalist have any credibility at all trashing capitalism? Normally, no, but that doesn’t stop Mr. Moore, who is upset that the country’s wealth...
  • 5 Questions for Michael Moore from Thomas Jefferson

    03/31/2011 2:13:42 PM PDT · by HorowitzianConservative · 7 replies
    David Horowitz's NewsReal Blog ^ | March 31, 2010 | Diane Schrader
    That whole up-is-down, black-is-white thing that the Left’s got going does leave a sane person wondering if they’re all off their meds. How else to explain professional blowhard Michael Moore’s appearance on Colbert this week, where he offered up several big heapin’ helpings of crazy. Bet you didn't realize Professor Moore was a scholar and expert on all things Founding Father-related? Or that he and Thomas Jefferson had so much in common? Check it out: Quite a compendium of misleading statements, outright lies, and utter nonsense, no? The coup de grace has got to be that mangling of the legacy...
  • Michael Moore To Obama: Return Your Nobel Peace Prize

    03/22/2011 10:10:24 AM PDT · by Lucky9teen · 27 replies
    Michael Moore tweets that President Obama should return his Nobel Peace Prize after he approved military strikes on Libya.
  • Attention Whore Moore Returns to Spotlight

    03/20/2011 8:52:35 AM PDT · by Leigh Patrick Sullivan · 10 replies
    The Moderate Separatist ^ | March 20, 2011 | Leigh Patrick Sullivan
    After his last cinematic attack on Americana went by virtually unnoticed (Capitalism: A Love Story should have been called Capitalism: A Hypocrite's Story), uber-leftist Michael Moore pretty well faded from public view. A kind of Moore-fatigue set in, even with his most ardent fans. His run of edit-biased, pseudo-documentary propaganda films came in rapid succession, and by the time Capitalism was made - and his muse George W. Bush was out and Moore's guy Barry Obama was president - he all but disappeared. But, like an annoying wasp at a picnic, Moore has reappeared with an outburst slamming Obama over...
  • The Evil Rich vs. The People—Who’s (REALLY) Who in Hollywood?

    03/18/2011 9:36:40 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 28 replies
    Red White Blue News ^ | 3/18/2011 | Ann-Marie
    I recently watched a video of actress Susan Sarandon being interviewed at the protest in Wisconsin. Susan bravely cheered for solidarity, decried plutocracy in America and she spoke out about those horrible, greedy people known as ‘The Wealthy.’ Of course, I naturally thought she was talking about HERSELF. After all, Susan Sarandon has been a famous movie star for many decades, and I was pretty sure she had accumulated quite a bit of money. But no, apparently “The Wealthy” Sarandon spoke of was Wisconsin’s Governor Scott Walker (or as she called him, “idiot Walker”). “It takes a lot of courage...
  • Feds probe anti-Semitism allegations at Santa Cruz

    03/16/2011 1:41:17 PM PDT · by SmithL · 8 replies
    AP via SFGate ^ | 3/16/11
    The U.S. Department of Education is investigating a faculty member's complaint that a series of pro-Palestinian events at the University of California, Santa Cruz have crossed the line into anti-Semitism and created a hostile environment for Jewish students.
  • Barbaric Silicone Poisoning and other Rant Shooters

    03/15/2011 8:37:38 AM PDT · by Leigh Patrick Sullivan · 17 replies
    The Moderate Separatist ^ | March 15, 2011 | Leigh Patrick Sullivan
    During a photo shoot for a Tel Aviv radio station (a photo shoot for radio?), model Orit Fox got a little too friendly with a snake she was posing with. Apparently after licking the snake (groan), it lashed out and latched on to her left breast. While it took several seconds to dislodge the reptile, Fox wasn't seriously harmed. The snake, however, reportedly died from silicone poisoning. You can't make this stuff up.
  • New Trends In Muslim Antisemitism

    03/14/2011 10:04:11 AM PDT · by ventanax5 · 9 replies
    Daled Amos ^ | Daled Amos
    Our hatred of the Jews is based upon our faith Egyptian cleric Salam Abd al-Qawi, Al Nas TV (Egypt), January 8, 2009 But that barely scratches the surface. For mendacity and a deep depravity, you would be hard pressed to find antisemites who surpass the Muslim leaders and "scholars" in this video.
  • Michael Moore’s Hunger Strike

    03/12/2011 5:37:51 AM PST · by Kaslin · 61 replies ^ | March 12, 2011 | Kyle Olsen
    Disingenuous filmmaker Michael Moore is using the Wisconsin public labor dispute as a tool to get his bulbous head back in front of the TV cameras. He held up handcuffs during Rachel Maddow’s nightly left-wing rant on MSNBC. He wants to use them to arrest very wealthy people – presumably including himself. The last time we checked, he lived in a very big mansion in northern Michigan and has an estimated personal value of about $50 million. Has anybody noticed Moore redistributing his own wealth to the poor, working masses? He’s also called for a student walk-out in Wisconsin High...
  • Sheeple: Government Handouts = 35% Of U.S. Wages But For Michael Moore That Is Not Nearly Enough

    03/11/2011 11:23:19 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 12 replies
    The Economic Collapse ^ | 03/11/2011 | Michael Snyder
    The ratio of government handouts to wages and salaries in the United States is now at an all-time high. According to TrimTabs Investment Research, government handouts have reached a level that is equivalent to 35 percent of all wages and salaries in the United States. Considering the fact that this figure was only 21 percent back in the year 2000 and only 10 percent back in 1960 that is very frightening. The sad truth is that today the American people are more dependent on direct government payments than they ever have been before. What this does is that it...
  • Michael Moore Rendered Unhinged Over Wisconsin, Declares 'This Is War'

    03/10/2011 6:19:26 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 36 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | March 10, 2011 | Jack Coleman
    Not to worry, Moore promises one of those tranquil conflicts devoid of violence. What is it about self-proclaimed peace lovers that they are so often bellicose? Latest example -- the agitprop filmmaker's appearance on MSNBC's Rachel Maddow show last night, coming shortly after the GOP-led Wisconsin state senate voted overwhelmingly in favor of Gov. Scott Walker's proposal to curtail collective bargaining for most public employees. After Maddow introduced Moore and praised his "barnburning speech" in Madison over the weekend, Moore said this: I just want to say, anybody who lives within driving distance of Madison, Wisc., right now should make...
  • Michael Moore Declares War, Death Threats to GOP Lawmakers Follow (True Twit, Part 3)

    03/10/2011 2:18:28 PM PST · by HorowitzianConservative · 32 replies
    David Horowitz's NewsReal Blog ^ | March 10, 2010 | Megan Fox
    Everybody's favorite fake-umentary maker, Michael Moore, showed up on the set of "The Rachel Maddow Show" Wednesday night to pout viciously about Republicans finally growing a pair. The Republicans in Wisconsin have taken a page from the Democrat playbook and used the rules to get around the fugitive senators holding the legislature hostage. So sorry to break up the water park party boys and girls, but some elected officials still think their job is to see to the business of the state (even if it means foregoing a ride on the Ragin' Rapids.) The Wisconsin Republicans went around the quorum...
  • 'This Is War' (Michael Moore RE:Wisconsin Senate Vote on MSNBC)

    03/10/2011 11:28:42 AM PST · by lbryce · 77 replies
    WSJ ^ | March 10, 2011 | James Taranto
    "This is war," Michael Moore declared last night on MSNBC's "Rachel Maddow Show." The porcine propagandist referred to the Wisconsin Senate's 18-1 vote earlier in the evening in favor of legislation, supported by Gov. Scott Walker, that would strip politicians of the power to reward government employee unions for their political support by committing taxpayer money to their members' extravagant pensions and other fringe benefits. The near-unanimity of the vote belied the controversy over the legislation. The Wisconsin Senate has 33 members: 19 Republicans and 14 Democrats. Only Republicans participated in yesterday's vote. The Democrats--beneficiaries of the scheme through which...
  • Hypocrite Michael Moore: Bloated Unions For Thee But Not for Me!

    03/10/2011 11:21:08 AM PST · by doug from upland · 5 replies
    breitbart ^ | 3-10-11 | huston
    With the spotlight on Wisconsin’s union thugs rampaging across the state, one wonders why it took propaganda filmmaker Michael Moore so long to put himself in front of the news cameras to take some of their publicity for himself. But this weekend, Moore finally glommed onto the cameras making himself out to be a great supporter of the union’s efforts in the Badger State. Once again, though, Moore proves to be a hypocrite. It was Moore, after all, that excluded using union workers in one of his recent films. Some supporter of unions! Filmmaker Moore attend a recent Wisconsin pro-union...
  • Michael Moore Reacts To Wisconsin Union Vote: "This Is War" (video)

    03/09/2011 7:19:00 PM PST · by i88schwartz · 94 replies
    RealClearPolitics ^ | March 9, 2011 | RealClearPolitics
    Michael Moore is enraged after the Wisconsin State Senate voted to strip public unions of the ability to collectively bargain. Speaking on MSNBC's "Rachel Maddow Show," Moore said "they think they can get away with this." Moore also calls for a "student walk-out" across the nation on Friday in response to the Wisconsin vote. "This has to continue day after day and these governors have to step down," Moore declared. "The rich have committed these crimes and the people will demand your ass is in jail," Michael Moore said with a pair of handcuffs on the set of Maddow's show....
  • Why Is Michael Moore Pretending He Hates Bailouts?

    03/08/2011 10:05:28 PM PST · by Walter Scott Hudson · 9 replies
    David Horowitz's NewsReal Blog ^ | March 7, 2011 | Walter Hudson
    It was only a matter of time. I'm surprised it took this long. Michael Moore has finally added his shrill voice to the cacophony of thugs in Wisconsin. "Right now the Earth is shaking and the ground is shifting under the feet of those who are in charge," said Moore... "America is not broke ... Wisconsin is not broke," Moore said. "The only thing that's broke is the moral compass of the rulers(...)" Repeatedly saying "America is not broke," Moore said "the country is awash in wealth and cash ... It has been transferred in the greatest heist in history...
  • In Wisconsin and Washington, broke ain't broke

    03/08/2011 8:11:42 AM PST · by SmithL · 13 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 3/8/11 | Debra J. Saunders
    "America is not broke," filmmaker Michael Moore told a group protesting against Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's attempts to curb public employee union collective bargaining in Madison over the weekend. "Neither is Wisconsin." Forget Wisconsin's projected two-year $3.6 billion budget shortfall. Forget this year's $1.65 trillion in federal deficit spending. Any claim that Wisconsin - or Washington - is broke, Moore claimed, is "a Big Lie." "We reject anyone who tells us America is broke and broken," he explained. When President George W. Bush was in the White House, Democrats railed against deficit spending. Now they don't even seem to notice...
  • NPR Executive Caught on Tape Calling Tea Partiers 'Racist' (Video)

    03/08/2011 10:32:39 AM PST · by chickadee · 25 replies
    New York Times ^ | March 8, 2011 | Brian Stelter
    NPR was jolted Tuesday by the release of a videotape that showed one of the organization’s fund-raising executives repeatedly criticizing Republicans and Tea Party supporters. The executive, Ronald Schiller, was recorded secretly by the Republican filmmaker and mischief-maker James O’Keefe. On the videotape, Mr. Schiller tells people posing as Muslim philanthropists that the Republican party has been “hijacked” by the Tea Party and that Tea Party supporters are “seriously racist, racist people.” Mr. Schiller indicates that he is sharing his personal point of view, not NPR’s.
  • Michael Moore: "America is not broke"

    03/06/2011 7:03:33 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 52 replies
    Salon's War Room ^ | March 6, 2011 | Peter Finocchiario
    The documentary filmmaker was in Wisconsin yesterday, slamming Republicans for cutting union benefits. Michael Moore has a message for Wisconsinites: Contrary to what those in power would like you to believe -- so that you'll give up your pension, cut your wages, and settle for the life your great-grandparents had -- America is not broke. The claim came at the beginning of a speech delivered by the documentary filmmaker and liberal firebrand at the Wisconsin State Captiol yesterday. Over the course of 30 minutes, Moore railed against Republicans, who he accused of misleading the American public when they claim that...
  • Has The Fat Lady Sung In Wisconsin?

    03/06/2011 5:36:49 PM PST · by The Looking Spoon · 11 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 3-6-11 | Jared H. McAndersen
    Protesters in Madison have "aroused a sleeping giant" in the national fight for workers' rights, filmmaker Michael Moore told thousands at the Capitol Square on Saturday, as rallies opposing Gov. Scott Walker's budget proposals wrapped up their third week.... "America is not broke ... Wisconsin is not broke," Moore said. "The only thing that's broke is the moral compass of the rulers." More at Wisconsin State Journal A "sleeping giant" was aroused?!? I'm confused, I'll explain why in Pulp Fiction style: First of all, boobs...check...liberal ideology....check...did I not just say a fat lady is singing? Second, assuming his skin...
  • Michael Moore Snubs Union Workers in Making 'Capitalism: A Love Story' (Flashback)

    03/06/2011 12:40:06 PM PST · by Qbert · 21 replies
    ABC News ^ | 10/1/2009 | RUSSELL GOLDMAN
    Michael Moore used some non-union crewmembers when union workers were available in the production of his latest film "Capitalism: A Love Story," a documentary that argues the capitalist system allows for greedy corporations to exploit working-class people. "For all of the different jobs on the movie that could have used union labor, he used union labor, except for one job, the stagehands, represented by IATSE," said a labor source unauthorized to talk about Moore's decision not to hire members of The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees. In a statement issued to, Moore's agent, Ari Emanuel, said the filmmaker...
  • Filmmaker Moore, U.S. Rep. Baldwin rally Capitol protesters

    03/05/2011 5:45:53 PM PST · by Jean S · 20 replies ^ | 3/5/11 | Budget Blog:
    Filmmaker Michael Moore and U.S. Rep. Tammy Baldwin were among those who pumped up a pro-union crowd of more than 12,000 at the Capitol on Saturday to protest Gov. Scott Walker's budget repair bill. The crowd was substantially smaller than those on the past two Saturdays. Capitol police estimated 12,000 people gathered for the outdoor rally and that 7,385 people entered the Capitol building itself throughout the day. Moore praised the 14 Democratic senators who left the state to block a vote on the bill, saying they'll go down in the history of labor in America.
  • Moore On Wealthy People's Money: "That's Not Theirs, That's A National Resource, It's Ours"

    03/02/2011 12:13:25 PM PST · by MissesBush · 51 replies
    (VIDEO AVAILABLE AT THE LINK) "They're sitting on the money, they're using it for their own -- they're putting it someplace else with no interest in helping you with your life, with that money. We've allowed them to take that. That's not theirs, that's a national resource, that's ours. We all have this -- we all benefit from this or we all suffer as a result of not having it," Michael Moore told Laura Flanders of GRITtv. "I think we need to go back to taxing these people at the proper rates. They need to -- we need to see...
  • Really Rich Dude Michael Moore Says Wealthy American's Money is Not Theirs its 'Ours'

    03/02/2011 10:34:34 AM PST · by Pacothecat · 42 replies
    Really Rich Dude Michael Moore Says Wealthy American‘s Money is Not Theirs its ’Ours‘ ’A National Resource’ We Need To Take It From Them
  • Man who hung swastika flag in dispute arrested for violating court order

    03/01/2011 12:43:30 PM PST · by SmithL · 3 replies
    SacBee: Sacto 9-1-1 ^ | 3/1/11 | Bill Lindelof
    A man in midtown Sacramento who once hung a swastika banner in the front window of his Newton Booth home to prevent the next-door neighbors from renting their house was taken into custody for violating a court order this morning. Joe Ongaro, an electrical contractor, was taken into custody after police served a search warrant and arrest warrant this morning about 7:30 a.m. at the man's home near 25th and U streets. "It is related to a court order barring him from harassing his neighbors," said Sacramento Police . . .
  • Michael Moore Creates Online 'High School Newspaper' to Force Left-wing Agenda on Students

    02/21/2011 6:12:12 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 11 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | February 20, 2011 | Noel Sheppard
    Controversial schlockumentarian Michael Moore this week unveiled a new website giving high school students a venue to have their views published. Under the headline "Join My High School Newspaper" were words destined to frighten parents across the fruited plain: "Students: I am inspired by this moment in history that you've made happen. From Egypt to Wisconsin, you are leading a much-needed non-violent revolt. I want to do my part to help. I've decided to turn a page of my website over to you, the high school students who are raising a ruckus. Here you will be able to write what...
  • Avowed Anti-Capitalist Michael Moore Sues Weinsteins… Over Profits

    02/12/2011 2:37:47 PM PST · by Walter Scott Hudson · 8 replies · 1+ views
    David Horowitz's NewsReal Blog ^ | February 10, 2011 | Walter Hudson
    Filmmaker Michael Moore has sued Harvey and Bob Weinstein, accusing the brothers of “Hollywood accounting tricks” and “financial deception” that cheated him out of at least $2.7 million in profits from the hit documentary Fahrenheit 9/11. Moore's claim may be legitimate. It may not be. Regardless, his choice to sue is further evidence in the ongoing case against his character in the court of public opinion. Moore's entire career has centered around excoriating capitalism and profit. One of Moore’s most strongly held convictions is that, as he declared on the CNN program Crossfire in 2002, “Capitalism is a sin....
  • Your Capitalism Bad, Mine Quite Good

    02/09/2011 9:16:43 AM PST · by Citizen X_Area 51 · 9 replies
    National Review Online ^ | February 8, 2011 | Victor Davis Hanson
    Al Gore, Arianna Huffington, and Michael Moore, in varying degrees and contexts, have long indicted capitalism for the inequality of its spoils. Yet recent news suggests that their critique of the capitalist status quo is a very good capitalist way of making lots of money.
  • "Greedy" Michael Moore Sues For More Money From 9/11 Movie When He Already Pocketed $19.8 Million

    02/07/2011 7:20:17 PM PST · by Jet Jaguar · 29 replies ^ | Feb 7, 2011 | By NIKKI FINKE
    At least Michael Moore didn't have the chutzpah to sue Harvey and Bob Weinstein in a New York City court. Because there's no way a jury in the city that suffered through the attack on the World Trade Center would give Moore a penny. Today, Moore filed a lawsuit in Los Angeles Superior Court for breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, and even fraud arising out of his audit of his controversy documentary Fahrenheit 9/11. Moore is seeking at least $2.7 million in what he claims are unpaid profits. But I've learned that the Weinsteins have already paid Moore...