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December 11th, 2003

Six more children are dead in Afghanistan. Iraq to stop counting civilian dead. A soldier is killed guarding a gas station. Helicopter in Iraq may have been shot down. The White House defends its policy of only awarding Iraq contracts to coalition partners. Former US officials blast Bush's contract policy. ... continue reading

December 8th, 2003

American air strike kills 9 Afghan children (more here). Dick Cheney's stupid intelligence. Newt Gingrich is none too happy about the administration's Iraq policies. Andy Card says: "Things are going better than they could have been expected to go at this time, and we're making great progress." No, nothing beats ... continue reading

December 1st, 2003

The ambush in Samarra closes out the deadliest month of the war for the "Coalition." The guerilla war in Iraq is spreading. Iraqis have a mixed reaction to Bush's visit. Iraqis insist on democracy and Washington cringes. An Army reservist is accused of insubordination after questioning the legality of a ... continue reading

November 13th, 2003

With casualties mounting, soldiers grow more hostile with journalists. An Iraqi speaks out against occupation and gets his mouth taped shut. A soldier apparently calls Bush a liar on radio show. A sergeant on his way home for his mother's funeral is killed and the two are buried together. The ... continue reading

November 7th, 2003

BRITS: Take part in the upcoming Bush protests! NOW with Bill Moyers looks at America's history of veterans' benefits in their Friday night show. If you don't mention the dead, did anyone really die? Unfortunately, Bush can't ignore this (and neither should anyone else). Six more soldiers died today. The ... continue reading

November 6th, 2003

"Dude": Fifth Week at #1 on New York Times Bestseller List

I'm back home after visiting 39 cities in 23 days on my book tour and I want to thank everyone who came by to see me. It was our biggest tour yet, with five to ten thousand people a night filling basketball arenas and county fair grounds across the country. ... continue reading

November 6th, 2003

Remembering Rachel Bosveld Remembering Benjamin Colgan Where the wounded go, before they come home. Is this man a coward? The Pentagon calls up more troops. NOW with Bill Moyers looks at America's history of veterans' benefits in their Friday night show. Did the Bush team miss or ignore a last ... continue reading

October 31st, 2003

Where are the missing billions? Halliburton's contract doubles. A look at the anatomy of another contract. The Progressive Policy Institute is developing a Plan B for Iraq. Iraqi rioters clash with US soldiers. A soldier is charged with cowardice after asking for help. With continuing chaos, international groups are leaving. ... continue reading

October 30th, 2003

The White House whine: It's all the media's fault!" And anyway, bad news is GOOD NEWS! But hold on one minute... how does Bush know the media is reporting only bad news if he ignores the media? The US is overpaying Halliburton for gas. Companies that backed Bush get the ... continue reading

October 29th, 2003

As the attacks become more deadly, Bush is forced to hold a press conference to calm public fears about Iraq. Wait a minute...so the mission wasn't really accomplished after all? (Plus, Buzzflash on the mission accomplished lie.) Did Colin Powell let the nation down? Pentagon TV station in Iraq isn't ... continue reading

October 26th, 2003

Was the White House Treasongate story part of a larger campaign of retribution against the CIA? Senators say the Senate inquiry into prewar intelligence must include the White House. Iraq posed no nuclear threat. Will the 9/11 Commission subpoena White House files? 25 to 26 attacks on Americans in Iraq ... continue reading

October 22nd, 2003

Do the Saudis and Pakistan have a secret nuclear pact? A "new species" of terrorists are taking up the fight in liberated Afghanistan. Michigan Senator wants an audit of the billions of dollars in Iraqi contracts awarded to US firms. Are you still trying to figure out just how much ... continue reading

October 16th, 2003

70% unemployment in Iraq. Halliburton is screwing US taxpayers. America prepares to hit Syria with sanctions. In Iran, the UN is allowed to do its job. A survey of soldiers in Iraq show morale is low, training is insufficient, and many aren't planning to reenlist. Another look at Bush's media ... continue reading

October 12th, 2003

The War on Terror has fueled the small arms trade, while the Red Cross is concerned about the detainees at Guantanamo. And the government's problem with burying nuclear waste. Iraqi Shiites grow increasingly restless and some of the Iraqi people--tired of waiting for the Americans to do it--have set up ... continue reading

September 18th, 2003

It's about time! Rumsfeld finally admits Saddam Hussein had nothing to do with 9-11--and so does Bush. But then, if Saddam had nothing to do with 9/11, then why did Bush cite 9/11 as a reason for war with Iraq on March 18th? Hans Blix believes that weapons of mass ... continue reading

April 8th, 2003

Listen to the radio! Protest Bush! The arsenal of democracy. The FBI's "vast terrorism database." GOP congressmen trying lend a helping hand to defense contractors. Brookings Institute: Evaluating Gun Policy. Congressional Democrats are FINALLY asking questions about Halliburton. Low income students harder to find than minorities on college campuses. Bush ... continue reading

October 29th, 2002

Minn. GOP sends out Wellstone RIP ad and are already complaining that Mondale is too old . Gingrich still has some hot air. Indefinite detention and no charges. Are you working too much? Cheney and Halliburton try to get rid of lawsuits. Jeb and the politics of rape . Maybe ... continue reading

August 1st, 2002

Congress has passed a new bill making it harder for average citizens to declare bankruptcy. It's a credit card company's dream. Read about it. Bush was dragged kicking and screaming into signing the new corporate fraud bill. Then, he wiped the tears out of his eyes, and started weakening it--starting ... continue reading

July 3rd, 2002

Major companies are going bankrupt left and right. Corporate crime and corruption has run amok--and they're the ones that pay for our "democracy." George Bush has called for "honesty" in corporate America, and he and his administration are outraged! And they know what they're talking about. Bush broke the same ... continue reading

January 29th, 2002

George W. in the Garden of Gethsemane

An Open Letter to George W. Bush from Michael Moore Dear George, When it's all over in a couple months, and you're packing up your pretzels and Spot and heading back to Texas, what will be your biggest regret? Not getting out more often and seeing the sights around Rock ... continue reading

July 25th, 2000

Let's Hear it for the Republicans!

Dear friends, So we had this story for our show, "The Awful Truth," on Dick Cheney and what a genius he was to go from conducting the Gulf War to becoming the wealthy CEO of a company that made millions in government contracts -- in part, rebuilding the oil infrastructure ... continue reading

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If you have a moment today, I hope you can read the obituary for my father Francis (Frank) Moore, who died this past Saturday at the age of 92: Francis...

Apr 22nd
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My father, Francis (Frank) Moore, passed away this morning a few months shy if his 93rd birthday. He was a great dad I am blessed to have had him in my life. I...

Apr 20th
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Time to put the cuffs on Chris Christie -- not for the bridge scandal, but for this: Chris Christie's $300m pension proposal broke state anti-corruption...

Apr 18th
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George W. Bush Debuts New Paintings Of Dogs, Friends, Ghost Of Iraqi Child That Follows Him... www.theonion.com President Bush has a new hobby -- painting! --...

Apr 17th
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Big new story from David Sirota and Pando on top Christie adviser and appearance of corruption at New Jersey's pension fund: REVEALED: Gov....

Apr 17th
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FBI Uncovers Al-Qaeda Plot To Just Sit Back And Enjoy Collapse Of United States www.theonion.com WASHINGTON—The FBI announced today that it has uncovered a...

Apr 15th
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Revealed: Rahm Emanuel's top donor bought stock in Marriott just before it was awarded huge contract pando.com As schools are closed and pensions cut,...

Apr 9th
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I'll be at First Time Fest today in New York City at the screening of my first film, Roger & Me. Loews Village 7 at 12:30 pm. Come see it on the big...

Apr 5th
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Revealed: Rahm Emanuel cuts public pensions, diverts money to benefit campaign donors pando.com If you've read the financial news out of Chicago the last...

Apr 4th
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Please take a moment today to think of Casey Austin Sheehan, son of Cindy and Patrick, who was murdered by U.S. foreign policy in Sadr City, Baghdad ten years...

Apr 4th
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ICYMI - I've joined this "thunderclap" to support the Connecticut legislators who voted yes on last year's Act Concerning Gun Violence...

Apr 3rd
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I've joined this "thunderclap" to support the Connecticut legislators who voted yes on last year's Act Concerning Gun Violence Prevention...

Apr 2nd
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I am opposed to the death penalty, but to every rule there is usually an exception, and in this case I hope the criminals at General Motors will be arrested...

Apr 1st
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How Long Some in the US Will Survive Under New Health Law ...by Donna Smith www.michaelmoore.com Those who must access care to live and can afford it are not...

Mar 31st
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Last night, The Good Wife on the East Coast started 40 minutes late due to the overrun of the NCAA basketball game. If you had your DVR set for the show, you...

Mar 24th
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Watching films today, looking for the ones I'm going to pick for my film festival this summer. I (and a whole bunch of others!) have this thing we put on...

Mar 23rd
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When the U.S. Health Care System Keeps Killing, Who Cares Enough to Fight? ...by Donna Smith www.michaelmoore.com We have largely forgotten that people are at...

Mar 21st
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Tell the White House not to give up on Dr. Vivek Murthy's nomination as Surgeon General despite the ferocious opposition from the NRA: Don't give...

Mar 21st
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This criminal would never see a jail cell, nor would his cronies. In fact, they'd later be rewarded with re-election: Presidential Address on War with...

Mar 19th
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The crime of the century -- our invasion & slaughter in Iraq -- started 11 years ago tonite in this 7pm (ET) hour, March 19th, 2003: CNN Coverage of...

Mar 19th
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Washington’s Back-to-the-Future Military Policies in Africa ...by Nick Turse www.michaelmoore.com Nick Turse is an award-winning journalist, historian,...

Mar 17th
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"I think democracy is the most revolutionary thing in the world." -- Tony Benn, 1925-2014 Tony Benn in 'Sicko'

Mar 14th
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RIP Tony Benn, one of the UK's greatest leaders: Tony Benn, veteran Labour politician, dies aged 88 www.theguardian.com Former cabinet minister died at...

Mar 14th
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Please read this important story from K. Ford K.: Am I the Face of the New American Middle Class? www.huffingtonpost.com I began to feel I had slipped so low...

Mar 13th
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Yesterday Dianne Feinstein revealed that the CIA has been spying on the Senate Intelligence Committee. This is all about the report the committee has produced...

Mar 12th
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Health Care for All Colorado has brought Mercy Killers, a show written and performed by Michael Milligan about our murderous for-profit healthcare system, to...

Mar 10th
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Health Care Dramas that Sting and Why We Have to Watch ...by Donna Smith www.michaelmoore.com The realities Milligan has written into the show cut deep into...

Mar 10th
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Did you know the Lehrer Newshour on PBS has been produced for 20 years by a company owned by conservative cable billionaire John Malone? Me neither. After...

Mar 7th
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Mr. Obama, if int’l law is so damn crucial . . . | RootsAction.org act.rootsaction.org The Russian intervention deserves criticism. But let’s be clear. The...

Mar 6th
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