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October 25th, 2002

Yes, It Was a Bushmaster.

Dear friends, Yesterday, Larry Bennett, a 16-year old, was shot in the head after he was involved in a minor traffic accident. You probably didn't hear about it because, well, how could he be dead if he wasn't shot by The Sniper? Yesterday, an unidentified woman was shot to death ... continue reading

October 23rd, 2002

"Your Children Are Not Safe." Yes, Indeed.

Dear friends, The note from the sniper could not have been more clear: "Your children are not safe, anywhere at anytime." How did snipers get to be so smart? Have truer words amidst such madness been spoken before? "Your children are not safe." And so the parents of the DC ... continue reading

October 17th, 2002

"Bowling for Columbine" Sets a Box Office Record

Dear friends, I have some great news to share with you. "Bowling for Columbine" has set the new all-time opening weekend box office record ($27,000 per screen avg.) for a documentary in the United States! Thank you SO MUCH -- all of you who stood in those enormous lines in ... continue reading

October 9th, 2002

My Film, "Bowling for Columbine," Opens This Friday

Dear friends, fans, and fellow evildoers: I am very happy and excited to tell you that this Friday, October 11, my new film, "Bowling for Columbine," will open in New York and Los Angeles. It is, I promise, the last thing the Bushies want projected on the movie screens across ... continue reading

October 1st, 2002

"YOU ARE EITHER WITH US, OR YOU ARE FIRED!"

Dear Friends, I was going to write you a letter about what a pathetic liar George W, Bush is -- but then I figured, hey, why waste your time telling you something you already know! You already know that his planned invasion of Iraq is a ruse meant to distract ... continue reading

September 30th, 2002

US plans for war without Russia, France or China. War on North Korea next? The real goal of war on Iraq. Stop the insanity ! Two congressional Dems argue for arms inspections. Shame, shame, shame. The Chickenhawk Hall of Shame. Unasked questions. The FBI & CIA don't like hearings that ... continue reading

September 27th, 2002

The FBI warned DC was a target for attack. Who wants to be anti-American? Anyone remember the Gulf War Syndrome? Support for war on Iraq drops. The US bombs an Iraqi civilian airport. The Snowy Plover is a terrorist! Can we bomb Ashcroft, too? Saddam harbors al-Qaeda... trust us. We ... continue reading

September 25th, 2002

Senator Byrd keeps fighting Bush. Rumsfeld looks to the strongest of allies: Poland. Will Bush now stop talking to the Saudis? Tony Blair's "dossier" on Iraq. Oil and the tough talk on Iraq. How airplanes translate into WMD. Again and again, blowback works. Former military leaders urge caution on Iraq. ... continue reading

September 23rd, 2002

Do you know where your government is? Bush's manifesto for world dictatorship (or here). Senator Byrd hits the nail on the head. Salman Rushdie weighs in on anti-Americanism. Mark Twain on the loud little handful. The business of making enemies. This time, Israel will strike back if attacked. Thousands protest ... continue reading

September 20th, 2002

Hail Bush: A new Roman empire. Questions on Iraq from a GOP Gongressman. Afghanistan is now tariff free and pipeline friendly. Gulf War II trading cards! Good Cop / Bad Cop at the White House. Bush, a children's book, and September 11. Government for the people and kept from the ... continue reading

September 19th, 2002

Former British Prime Minister (and Carlyle Group member and good friend of Papa Bush) threatens the use of nukes in Iraq. Bush bulldozes his way through Congress, seeking broad powers. A secret war in the Horn of Africa. War on Iraq to cost between $50-$200 billion. Commander of Aussie forces ... continue reading

September 18th, 2002

Oil makes the world go round. Crooks control our "democracy." How George Bush spent his summer vacation. Bush chooses only scientists who agree with him. Cheney and the Cronies in Arms. A Republican recruits minority voters, but is so scared of them, he sends along an NRA security force. Alfred ... continue reading

September 16th, 2002

Bush planned an attack on the Middle East before the 2000 election. He and his oil buddies know what they're getting. The smell of oil is intoxicating. And Cheney's fond memories. Listen to the money talk. Of course, they're already making money. Democrats finally start wondering about the timing of ... continue reading

September 13th, 2002

Bush had no time for "sustainable development," but makes time for African oil. Florida's still trying to figure out "democracy." You will NOT criticize our lawmakers and they do NOT break laws! Breathing the air near Ground Zero. Virginia's death penalty is scrutinized. A retired Marine General speaks out. An ... continue reading

September 12th, 2002

The coverage that wouldn't end. One year later, and September 11 did not change the world. The Canadian Prime Minister agrees and Mandela has harsh words. A look at opinion around the world. The things we lost in the fire, but Bush says the Constitution is sacred. The war on ... continue reading

September 9th, 2002

The victims of 9/11 get a warship in the US Navy named in their honor. The US and the UN ignored warnings from a member of the Taliban prior to 9/11. An FBI informant lived with two of the hijackers in 2000, while they attended flight school. Senator Leahy talks ... continue reading

September 7th, 2002

Bush Aides Set Strategy to Sell Policy on Iraq

By Elisabeth Bumiller / The New York Times WASHINGTON, Sept. 6 — White House officials said today that the administration was following a meticulously planned strategy to persuade the public, the Congress and the allies of the need to confront the threat from Saddam Hussein. The rollout of the strategy ... continue reading

September 6th, 2002

Our treasured American Idol will honor the dead on 9/11. In all, about 100 million people voted in the "competition." Eerily similar to another "competition." An American who thinks he's above the law. Bush expands government secrecy. Cheney still won't turn over papers on his energy task force. Does Ashcroft ... continue reading

September 3rd, 2002

Bush's new undersecretary of agriculture is corrupt and his new wildfire watchdog doesn't believe in ecosystems and doesn't care if our endangered animals become extinct. Thank the US: No clean energy! Tony Blair attacks Bush on the environment. Southern justice and the other American Dream. The WTO turns on us! ... continue reading

August 30th, 2002

More Saudis are coming to learn about airplanes and conspiracies abound. On September 11th, we were defended by only 14 jets. And now the Dalai Lama is a terrorist, too. Check out the military career of George W. Bush and why we need enemies. Our new King George. The lies ... continue reading

August 29th, 2002

It's time Congress stopped the FBI probe of the Senate Intelligence Committee. Meanwhile, the Judiciary Committee calls the efforts of the pre-9/11 FBI inept. The Saudis and the US agree on energy, but not Iraq. Rumsfeld says, "Screw you, Allies!" as world leaders urge restraint, while our one strong ally, ... continue reading

August 23rd, 2002

The Bic lighter is back, again. First the forests, now the ocean. Snowcroft won't back down, but don't worry-- Saddam vs. Bush II: Coming in November! Don't cry for me, Henry Kissenger -- now we have Colombia, and didn't we already do this? Maybe we should attack ourselves for supporting ... continue reading

August 22nd, 2002

Bush's answer to forest fires? Cut down the forests. He must not have read this and he probably won't read this. In search of victory, Osama has become Saddam and Saddam is Hitler. Let the war begin! Unleash the PR people! Food is a biological weapon and, if you remember, ... continue reading

August 21st, 2002

An interesting look at the economics of a global empire. In TV Land: All the Middle-East "experts" we know and love come from the same damn places and the Pentagon gets them for free. Also sweet, sweet Bill O'Reilly and something you already knew. War: Those nasty terrorists killed a ... continue reading

August 20th, 2002

U.S. companies sold Iraq the ingredients to make the weapons of mass destruction that "justify" a US invasion. Of course, we didn't mind Iraq using WMD in the Iran-Iraq war--where we funded both sides so they could kill each other. The military's July "war games" were rigged. Sadly, the war ... continue reading

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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,...

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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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