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May 16th, 2007

Cuban missive crisis: Moore, ex-Sen. at war

By George Rush and Joanna Rush Molloy / New York Daily News Filmmaker Michael Moore is calling out White House hopeful Fred Thompson for refusing to debate him. The director and the former senator have been trading shots since May 2, when Thompson weighed in on the Treasury Department's investigation ... continue reading

May 16th, 2007

Michael Moore hiding new film from US authorities: producer

CANNES, France (AFP) - Michael Moore, the controversial documentary maker critical of President George W. Bush's White House, is hiding his latest movie from US authorities ahead of its screening at Cannes, his producer said Wednesday. "The film has been placed in a secret location outside the country," a spokeswoman ... continue reading

May 15th, 2007

A Challenge from Michael Moore to Presidential Hopeful Fred Thompson

May 15, 2007 Senator Fred Thompson American Enterprise Institute 1150 Seventeenth Street, N.W. Washington, DC 20036 Dear Senator Thompson, Given that it has been publicly reported in The Weekly Standard, a leading neo-conservative publication, that you support Fidel Castro and the Cuban regime by being a purveyor of fine Cuban ... continue reading

May 12th, 2007

U.S. Probe Could Boost Moore Movie

By Kathie Klarreich/Miami / TIME Magazine Michael Moore will never get a standing ovation from the Bush Administration, but he certainly won't complain about the free publicity he's getting for his newest documentary, SiCKO. Free publicity for an adversary may not have been the government's intention, but that has certainly ... continue reading

May 12th, 2007

Moore: Bush 'coming after me' for political reasons

By Kim Profant / Chicago Tribune LOS ANGELES -- Filmmaker Michael Moore has asked the Bush administration to call off an investigation of his trip to Cuba to get treatment for ailing Sept. 11 rescue workers for a segment in his upcoming health-care expose, "SiCKO." Moore, who made the hit ... continue reading

May 12th, 2007

MOORE: I'M HIDING MY 'SICKO' FILM FROM FEDS

New York Post May 12, 2007 -- Bush-bashing moviemaker Michael Moore is so spooked by a federal probe of his recent trip to Cuba with ailing 9/11 heroes that he has moved the master copy of his new film to a safe house outside the United States, his producers' political ... continue reading

May 12th, 2007

Moore blasts Bush over film-trip probe

By David Germain / Associated Press LOS ANGELES - Filmmaker Michael Moore has asked the Bush administration to call off an investigation of his trip to Cuba to get treatment for ailing Sept. 11 rescue workers for a segment in his upcoming health-care expose, "Sicko." Moore, who made the hit ... continue reading

May 11th, 2007

Open Letter from Michael Moore to U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson

Secretary Henry Paulson Department of the Treasury 1500 Pennsylvania Ave. Washington, DC 20220 May 11, 2007 Secretary Paulson, I am contacting you in light of the document sent to me dated May 2, 2007, which was received May 7, 2007 indicating that an investigation has been opened up with regards ... continue reading

May 11th, 2007

Open Letter from Michael Moore to U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson

Secretary Henry Paulson Department of the Treasury 1500 Pennsylvania Ave. Washington, DC 20220 May 11, 2007 Secretary Paulson, I am contacting you in light of the document sent to me dated May 2, 2007, which was received May 7, 2007 indicating that an investigation has been opened up with regards ... continue reading

May 11th, 2007

Government to probe Moore film

'SiCKO' struck by D.C. investigation By William Triplett / Variety As if documaker Michael Moore didn't already have a marketing campaign lined up for the imminent Cannes bow of his latest work, "SiCKO," the Bush administration and its allies have handed him one on a silver platter. The U.S. Treasury ... continue reading

May 11th, 2007

Moore's 'SiCKO' trip to Cuba raises questions

By Anthony Breznican / USA Today Michael Moore is facing a Cuban epistle crisis. The U.S. Department of the Treasury sent the Fahrenheit 9/11 filmmaker a letter requesting more information about a trip he took to Cuba to shoot scenes for his upcoming documentary "SiCKO," about failures in the U.S. ... continue reading

May 11th, 2007

U.S. Queries Filmmaker on Cuba Trip for Movie

By Laura M. Holson / New York Times LOS ANGELES, May 10 — Michael Moore, the provocative filmmaker who has made a career out of skewering automakers, gun enthusiasts and the Bush administration, is being investigated by the Treasury Department over a trip he made to Cuba for his new ... continue reading

May 10th, 2007

Statement in Response to Bush Administration's Investigation of 'SiCKO'

'SiCKO,' Michael Moore's new movie, will rip the band-aid off America's health care industry. Premiering at the Cannes Film Festival in just one week and opening across the U.S. on June 29th, 'SiCKO' will expose the corporations that place profit before care and the politicians who care only about money. ... continue reading

May 10th, 2007

Michael Moore In Trouble For Cuba Trip

Treasury Investigation; Moore Took Sept. 11 Workers To Banned Island For Treatment (AP) Academy Award-winning filmmaker Michael Moore is under investigation by the U.S. Treasury Department for taking ailing Sept. 11 rescue workers to Cuba for a segment in his upcoming health-care documentary "SiCKO," The Associated Press has learned. The ... continue reading

May 10th, 2007

Weinsteins' hired guns set 'SiCKO' spin

Lehane to consult on Moore film By Ian Mohr / Variety Harvey Weinstein has brought aboard political strategist Chris Lehane as a consultant on 'SiCKO.' Concerned that the health care industry will lash out at Michael Moore's docu "SiCKO" after its world preem, the Weinstein Co.'s Harvey Weinstein has brought ... continue reading

May 9th, 2007

Weinsteins set 'SiCKO' release date

Moore film to rollout June 29 By Ian Mohr / Variety The Weinstein Co. has pegged a June 29 rollout for Michael Moore's Cannes-bound docu "SiCKO" and brought in Lionsgate to partner on releasing the documaker's first pic since "Fahrenheit 9/11." Division of labor will see Lionsgate booking theaters on ... continue reading

April 19th, 2007

'SiCKO' Selected for Cannes Film Festival!

We at MichaelMoore.com have just received word that Michael's new film, “Sicko,” has been selected to be part of the main program of this year's Cannes Film Festival. This is Michael's third film in a row to be an "Official Selection" at the Cannes Film Festival ("Bowling for Columbine" and ... continue reading

April 19th, 2007

'SiCKO' Selected for Cannes Film Festival!

We at MichaelMoore.com have just received word that Michael's new film, “SiCKO,” has been selected to be part of the main program of this year's Cannes Film Festival. This is Michael's third film in a row to be an "Official Selection" at the Cannes Film Festival ("Bowling for Columbine" and ... continue reading

February 21st, 2007

Michael Moore wins another round in libel case

By John Flesher / Associated Press TRAVERSE CITY -- Filmmaker Michael Moore won another round Tuesday in a court battle with the brother of Oklahoma City bombing conspirator Terry Nichols. The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Ohio sided with a Michigan-based federal judge who in 2005 threw out ... continue reading

November 8th, 2006

LANDSLIDE! ...a big thanks from Michael Moore

November 8th, 2006 Friends, You did it! We did it! The impossible has happened: A majority of Americans have soundly and forcefully removed Bush's party from control of the House of Representatives and the Republicans have also, miraculously, been tossed out of running our United States Senate. This was done ... continue reading

July 7th, 2006

An Update from Michael Moore (and an invitation to his film festival)

Friends, Just a quick note to let you know how things are going. Back in February, I asked if people would send me letters describing their experiences with our health care system. I received over 19,000 of them. It was truly overwhelming as we literally took a month and read ... continue reading

June 2nd, 2006

Michael Moore announces second-annual Michigan film festival

By John Flesher / Associated Press Oscar-winning filmmaker Michael Moore, who engineered a film festival last summer in this northern Michigan resort town, announced Friday that he will present the second-annual Traverse City Film Festival. To take place July 31 to Aug. 6, the festival will be two days longer ... continue reading

March 6th, 2006

Getting real at the Oscars

Fact-based pictures up for major nominations show shift in Hollywood from fiction to reality By Michael Sragow / Baltimore Sun Jon Stewart, the master caster of "fake news," will deal with more reality per minute hosting the Oscar show tonight than he does anchoring any episode of The Daily Show. ... continue reading

February 3rd, 2006

Send Me Your Health Care Horror Stories... an appeal from Michael Moore

Friends, How would you like to be in my next movie? I know you've probably heard I'm making a documentary about the health care industry (but the HMOs don't know this, so don't tell them — they think I'm making a romantic comedy). If you've followed my work over the ... continue reading

December 23rd, 2004

New Michael Moore project gives drug companies a sick feeling

By Elaine Dutka / Los Angeles Times America's pharmaceutical industry is putting out an advisory about the latest potential threat to its health: Michael Moore. Moore, the filmmaker whose targets have included General Motors ("Roger & Me"), the gun lobby (the Oscar-winning "Bowling for Columbine") and President Bush ("Fahrenheit 9/11"), ... continue reading

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Apr 9th
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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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Mar 10th
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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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Mar 6th
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Enron billionaire John Arnold thinks everyone should believe him when he says we've got to cut pensions because he's so incredibly rich: John...

Mar 5th
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More in David Sirota's continuing series on the billionaire takeover of PBS: More PBS conflict woes as activists move to eject David Koch from board of...

Mar 3rd
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Ukraine: One ‘Regime Change’ Too Many? ...by Ray McGovern www.michaelmoore.com Is “regime change” in Ukraine the bridge too far for the neoconservative...

Mar 2nd
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Latest from David Sirota on Enron billionaire John Arnold smuggling anti-pension propaganda into "neutral" institutions like PBS and now, the...

Mar 1st
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