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(no subject) [Aug. 12th, 2006|03:57 pm]
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1theblackwizard
Everybody should look at my piece on Michael Moore and Bowling for Columbine.
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Our Hero! [Nov. 3rd, 2005|01:36 pm]
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pomdter
In his book "Stupid White Men," he wrote: "I don't own a single share of stock."

He repeated the claim in a 1997 letter to the online magazine Salon, saying: "I don't own any stock."
Privately, however, he tells the IRS a different story, Schweizer discloses in his book.

The year that Moore claimed in "Stupid White Men" that he didn't own any stock, he told the IRS that a foundation totally controlled by Moore and his wife had more than $280,000 in corporate stock and nearly $100,000 in corporate bonds.

Over the past five years, Moore's holdings have "included such evil pharmaceutical and medical companies as Pfizer, Merck, Genzyme, Elan PLC, Eli Lilly, Becton Dickinson and Boston Scientific," writes Schweizer, whose earlier works include "The Bushes" and "Reagan's War."

"Moore's supposedly nonexistent portfolio also includes big bad energy giants like Sunoco, Noble Energy, Schlumberger, Williams Companies, Transocean Sedco Forex and Anadarko, all firms that 'deplete irreplaceable fossil fuels in the name of profit' as he put it in ‘Dude, Where's My Country?'

"And in perhaps the ultimate irony, he also has owned shares in Halliburton. According to IRS filings, Moore sold Halliburton for a 15 percent profit and bought shares in Noble, Ford, General Electric (another defense contractor), AOL Time Warner (evil corporate media) and McDonald's.

"Also on Moore's investment menu: defense contractors Honeywell, Boeing and Loral."

Does Moore share the stock proceeds of his "foundation" with charitable causes, you might ask?

Schweizer found that "for a man who by 2002 had a net worth in eight figures, he gave away a modest $36,000 through the foundation, much of it to his friends in the film business or tony cultural organizations that later provided him with venues to promote his books and film."

He has criticized the journalism industry and Hollywood for their lack of African-Americans in prominent positions, and in 1998 he said he personally wanted to hire minorities "who come from the working class."

In "Stupid White Men," he proclaimed his plans to "hire only black people."

But when Schweizer checked the senior credits for Moore's latest film "Fahrenheit 911," he found that of the movie's 14 producers, three editors, production manager and production coordinator, all 19 were white. So were all three cameramen and the two people who did the original music.

On "Bowling for Columbine," 13 of the 14 producers were white, as were the two executives in charge of production, the cameramen, the film editor and the music composer.

His show "TV Nation" had 13 producers, four film editors and 10 writers – but not a single African-American among them.
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MOORE BASHING [Mar. 15th, 2005|12:13 pm]
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myluckyclover
[mood |creativecreative]

Check out Snappers Page, he is Moore Bashing! Lets stick up for MOORE! Go and give ur peace of mind.



http://www.usol.com/~jcarlson/
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Please delete if you feel this is OT. [Mar. 9th, 2005|11:21 pm]
michaelmoore_

hardtogetover
Is anyone else going to see Ann Coulter and Janet Reno tomorrow night at SUNY Buffalo?


Xposted in al_franken, anti_ann, anti_anncoulter, bluedonkey, bush_sucks, democrats, michaelmoore, air_america, o_reallyfactor.
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w00t [Feb. 13th, 2005|01:56 pm]
michaelmoore_
greystreet1986
Hey! I just joined this community... I am a big fan of what Michael Moore believes in, as a far left liberal (democratic socialist), but my one issue is that he may slant the truth. Ive seen sites like http://www.bowlingfortruth.com, and I'm not sure what to make of them. Is it just that these anti-Moore sites are as slanted and biased as they claim Moore to be, or is he actually skewing his movies in his favor? I was just curious to your opinions on the matter.

I hear he's coming out with a film that he already started, about Universal Health Care. Can anyone tell me if this is true? That would be excellent XD
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Call to Action! [Feb. 4th, 2005|09:37 pm]
michaelmoore_

myluckyclover
[mood |complacentcomplacent]

www.GetMikeIn.com





Please help me get 1000 more nominations by Feb 10, 2005. ANYONE CAN SIGN!






www.GetMikeIn.com
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Help [Jan. 15th, 2005|11:35 pm]
michaelmoore_

myluckyclover
[mood |cheerfulcheerful]

Please write something in your own live journal about this and ask others to help.
please sign it, and pass it on. ANYONE CAN SIGN IT.



www.GetMikeIn.com
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HELP [Jan. 15th, 2005|11:32 pm]
michaelmoore_

myluckyclover
Please write something in your own live journal about this and ask others to help.
please sign it, and pass it on. ANYONE CAN SIGN IT.



www.GetMikeIn.com
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X-posted [Jan. 11th, 2005|04:18 pm]
michaelmoore_
jakeobs
I've been thinking alot about reason #8 that Michael Moore gave in the "17 Reasons Not To Slit Your Wrists" list that he posted on his website a few days after the presidential election in November and I was wondering if y'all could give me some clarification on it.

88% of Bush's support came from white voters. In 50 years, America will no longer have a white majority. Hey, 50 years isn't such a long time! If you're ten years old and reading this, your golden years will be truly golden and you will be well cared for in your old age.

Is Moore saying, in effect, that America will be a better place (relatively speaking) when whites are no longer the majority?

For the record, while I'm not a huge fan of Moore, I do share many of his views and believe that his films and books are very important. However, I believe his idealistic naivete is showing through pretty clearly with that reason above. While a non-white majority in this country would certainly be a MUCH needed change, what will life be like for the white Democrats and liberals when non-whites are the majority? And surely Moore must be aware of the fairly good sized Latin base of voters within the Republican party. I personally see that base growing in 50 years, not shrinking.

Any thoughts, comments, criticisms, opinions, etc. would be greatly appreciated.
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HELP! HELP HELP! [Jan. 6th, 2005|10:25 pm]
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myluckyclover
The halls of Davison High School proudly display framed plaques and photos of famous graduates in all of their pomp and glory for current students to gain inspiration. These notable Davisonites range from the heroic Ken Morrow, member of the 1980 United States Gold Medal Winning hockey team, to former Davison teachers and school board members. One individual who is not in this Hall of Fame is the world-famous, notoriously controversial filmmaker and Davison High School graduate, Michael Moore. Why is Davison’s most famous graduate omitted from this honor?

I spoke with Ryan M. Eashoo 24, a former Davison graduate himself and President of the Michael Moore Meet-up Group who is spearheading the push for Moore’s nomination into the Hall of Fame. He believes that Moore is being blacklisted by the current and former Davison School Board because of Moore’s past involvement in Davison politics and his controversial nature. How can a best-selling author, Oscar award winning filmmaker and public awareness activist NOT be in this Hall of Fame? Michael Moore’s fans and supporters believe that he deserves this honor more than any person already inducted into the DHS Hall of Fame, but will the school board agree with them? Eashoo feels Michael Moore is the single most deserving person that should be elected into the Davison High School Hall of Fame.

Michael Moore was once a member of the Davison School Board (the youngest person ever to hold public office in the State of Michigan) and did not leave his position with the respect of many of his fellow board members. Moore was considered controversial, opinionated and at times stubborn. One unique clause in the DHS Hall of Fame nomination is that inductee achievements reflect positively on Davison Community Schools and the Davison Community and/or Country. And/or Country? What does that mean? Was that stipulation placed on the nomination form to steer people away from nominating Moore because of his controversial political stance and bias against the current Bush administration? " I believe that they have seriously wanted to keep Michael Moore out of the Hall of Fame, thus putting this blurb in, but this year is the year of Michael Moore getting into the hall of fame, I will do whatever I have to do to make this happen" eashoo said.

What can we do to get Moore into this Hall of Fame? “I want to create a coalition of the willing and supportive so to speak,” contends Eashoo. “We are going to different bars, book stores and coffee houses to get people to fill out nomination forms.” Eashoo stated that he is trying to get over 2,000 people to fill out nomination forms for Moore, and send them to the DHS school board. “I feel as alumni and Michael Moore fan I owe it to him to get him in the Hall of Fame.” You do not have to be a Davison resident to nominate someone. "We have received a nomination form back from 1 person in Australia, 3 people from Canada, 1 person from Wales, this is a WORLD WIDE EFFORT" says Eashoo. Forms can be found at: http://www.davison.k12.mi.us/Alumni/HallofFameNominationForm.pdf or you can contact Ryan Eashoo 810-691-6287 or RyanEashoo@aol.com



ALL NOMINATION FORMS MUST BE IN BY FEB 1, 2005.... NO EXCEPTIONS!
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