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August 25th, 2005

Presidential Visit to Idaho

From: Nicholas Sent: Thursday, August 25, 2005 4:56 PM To: soldiers@michaelmoore.com Subject: Presidential Visit to Idaho Mike, I just wanted to complain to someone who may give a rat's ass besides my wife. The President of the US visited the state of Idaho, where I'm currently stationed. My unit made ... continue reading

August 17th, 2005

A Message to the Crawford Memorial Vandal

Operation Truth On Monday night, a vandal in a pickup truck ran over hundreds of small white crosses that had been installed in Crawford, Texas as a simple memorial to the Troops killed in Iraq. The vandal, who police say is Waco resident Larry Northern, was soon arrested, and OpTruth's ... continue reading

May 23rd, 2005

I am the spouse of a military recruiter.

From: Jocelyn Date: Mon, 23 May 2005 15:32:49 To: soldiers@michaelmoore.com Subject: Army Recruiting I am at a loss when it comes to finding help. I just stumbled upon this website and thought hey--it cant hurt. I am the spouse of a military recruiter. Army to be exact. I have been ... continue reading

April 24th, 2005

suicide bomber kills fraternity brother in Iraq

From: steve kucera Sent: Sunday, April 24, 2005 6:36 AM To: soldiers@michaelmoore.com Subject: suicide bomber kills fraternity brother in Iraq Mike, The war in Iraq has hit home harder for me and others in Western NY than any of us wanted. Jacob Pfister was killed by a suicide bomber last ... continue reading

March 25th, 2005

"...count to 10 when the memory hits..."

From: Sgt. [Omitted] Sent: Friday, March 25, 2005 6:36 AM To: soldiers@michaelmoore.com Subject: a soldier under stop loss in Iraq for his 2nd time Hello Michael Moore, I remember watching Fahrenheit 9/11 with my wife late one night before Bush was reelected. I also remember crying at the end when ... continue reading

March 24th, 2005

"More and more of us are becoming aware of the truth."

From: Daniel Goetz Sent: Thursday, March 24, 2005 1:44 PM To: soldiers@michaelmoore.com Subject: Dude! Sir, Thank you for the work you are doing on behalf of the soldiers. I am currently deployed to Iraq. This is my second time here, and I have been stop-lossed. By the time I return ... continue reading

March 19th, 2005

"Support our concerns"

From: "Veterans" Sent: Saturday, March 19, 2005 5:35 PM To: soldiers@michaelmoore.com Subject: Support our concerns March 18, 2005 To Michael Moore: We are veterans participating in the Work Therapy Program (WTP) at the Veteran's Affairs Medical Center in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The WTP is a psychosocial program designed to meet ... continue reading

March 10th, 2005

"Marching in Fort Bragg"

From: G2 IMO (SPC Steckman) Sent: Thursday, March 10, 2005 10:18 AM To: Michael Moore Subject: Marching in Fort Bragg Hey Mike! I wanted to write you and let you know that the people who will be marching in this upcoming anniversary of the illegal and immoral invasion of Iraq ... continue reading

February 21st, 2005

'He was a crook'; Hunter S. Thompson on the death of Richard Nixon

Rolling Stone HUNTER S. THOMPSON 'He was a crook' Jun 16, 1994 MEMO FROM THE NATIONAL AFFAIRS DESK DATE: MAY 1, 1994 FROM: DR. HUNTER S. THOMPSON SUBJECT: THE DEATH OF RICHARD NIXON: NOTES ON THE PASSING OF AN AMERICAN MONSTER....HE WAS A LIAR AND A QUITTER, AND HE SHOULD ... continue reading

February 1st, 2005

"PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE, if you are given this story DO NOT REENLIST!"

From: aaronb Sent: Tuesday, February 01, 2005 10:42 PM To: soldiers@michaelmoore.com Subject: army con artist Mr. Moore, I would like to start by saying that I think what you are doing for the "troops" is probably the most supportive thing any one human being could do during this troubled time. ... continue reading

January 30th, 2005

"...all of these flag draped results of his greed."

From: [Omitted] Sent: Sunday, January 30, 2005 2:08 AM To: Michael Moore Subject: [None] Dear Mr. Moore, My husband and I watched your movie "Fahrenheit 9/11" about a month ago (I know, a little late). After we saw that movie, you could have heard a pen drop in our house, ... continue reading

January 8th, 2005

"I solemnly swear to defend the Constitution of the United States of America against all enemies, foreign and domestic."

From: "super sco" Sent: Friday, January 28, 2005 3:22 PM To: soldiers@michaelmoore.com Subject: To inform our citizens To whom it may concern, I am a Senior Airman in the United States Air Force. I wish to share a little bit about myself so that you may better understand my concerns ... continue reading

January 7th, 2005

Objection to Ohio Vote Count and Debate (video)

[If you have trouble viewing video clips, click here to download the QuickTime media player.]Downloads:A Status Report of theHouse Judiciary Committee Democratic StaffPreserving Democracy: What Went Wrong in OhioAppendix A: Video the Vote, A Film by Linda ByrketText of Fundraising Letter from Ohio Secretary of State Kenneth BlackwellEyewitness Accounts of ... continue reading

December 29th, 2004

"I recently had the opportunity to speak to a reporter from the New York Times..."

From: Tommy W. Ogden Sent: Wednesday, December 29, 2004 2:02 PM To: Michael Moore Subject: Thank You Dear Mike- I am a Sergeant First Class in the United States Army with 19-and-a-half years in service. I am currently preparing myself, my family, and my unit for a second tour in ... continue reading

November 19th, 2004

I'm writing because my brother can't

From: THOMAS T. Sent: Monday, November 08, 2004 9:07 PM To: soldiers@michaelmoore.com Subject: I'm writing because my brother can't I come from a family that has always been conservative and had a lot of pride in this country. All of us were Bush voters in 2000. I only had one ... continue reading

November 13th, 2004

"It scares the shit out of me that there is a single soul in this country that can still be in support of George W. Bush."

From: [omitted]@us.army.mil Sent: Monday, November 01, 2004 11:57 PM To: Michael Moore Subject: soldier to hippie Mr. Moore, My name is Kellen Cook and I am an Army veteran. I got out of the Army in August and moved back to the place I told myself I would never return ... continue reading

November 11th, 2004

"Do the people not think about people like him when they are voting?"

From: O.G. Sent: Tuesday, November 09, 2004 12:17 AM To: soldiers@michaelmoore.com Subject: W. Hey now, Michael, I just read 17 pretty good reasons why I shouldn't slit my wrists. I want to say thank you man. This country has been done a great service by you and those like you ... continue reading

November 8th, 2004

"No one wants a foreign occupational force in his country."

From: S. C. Date: Sat, 20 Dec 2003 Subject: Bowling DVD Hi Mike, I've been a fan since the "Roger and Me" days. Plus I saw you speak about 2 years ago at the University of Illinois on the Stupid White Men world tour. I don't see much of Champaign-Urbana ... continue reading

November 1st, 2004

"I got kicked out of the Military because I didn't go to IRAQ."

From: [e-mail address omitted]Sent: Wednesday, June 30, 2004 1:43 PMTo: mike@michaelmoore.comSubject: I got kicked out of the Military because I didn't go to IRAQ. Hello Mike, I was given orders in December of 2003 for 1 to 2 years in Iraq. I was a Naval Reservist stationed at Travis Air ... continue reading

October 24th, 2004

"It was like a roller coaster ride from hell."

From: [e-mail address omitted] Sent: Wednesday, June 30, 2004 8:52 PM Subject: Story from Iraq Mr. Moore, I found myself going to Kuwait (Operation Iraqi Freedom) after spending 5 months for Enduring Freedom. I spent about 3 months at Al Jaber, Kuwait. Then I was forward deployed to Balad, Iraq. ... continue reading

October 8th, 2004

"...Almost ALL the movie-goers were military..."

From: [e-mail address omitted]Sent: Sunday, August 15, 2004 11:12 PMTo: soldiers@michaelmoore.com Subject: Fort Bragg Dear Mr. Moore,  I read your most recent newsletter, and was astonished when I saw at the bottom a link for an article from our local newspaper, the Fayetteville Observer. I live in Fayetteville, NC, home ... continue reading

October 8th, 2004

"Why would they (the Bush Administration) follow through on anything they tell the people?"

From: Sheri Sent: Wednesday, July 07, 2004 10:16 PM Subject: My feelings as a soldier's wife.... Dear Mr. Moore, There are so many things I would like to tell you. I have watched Bowling for Columbine, and last night I went and saw Fahrenheit 9/11. I grew up in Ft. ... continue reading

October 8th, 2004

"...I knew we were doing a good thing for the people of Iraq..."

From: Stephan Ward Date: Wednesday, July 14, 2004 Subject: From an Iraq War Vet Mike, I am a veteran of the war in Iraq, and I wanted to write to thank you for making a film that I believe has opened many eyes in this country to things they were ... continue reading

October 8th, 2004

"I am the grandmother of a soldier who joined the army when he was a senior in high school"

From: Susan Neumann Date: June 26, 2004 Subject: Another Grandmother for Peace Dear Michael and all those who made this film, Thank you for presenting such a moving,wonderful and depressing film about the war we are engaged in at this time. I am the grandmother of a soldier who joined ... continue reading

October 8th, 2004

"...these people are saying the same few things (lies) over and over again..."

From: [e-mail address omitted]Sent: Thursday, July 15, 2004 11:51 PMSubject: Bless you, Michael. Michael: Bless you for getting all of the material and making it possible for people to see the past four years in one view. Especially in the controlling way these people are saying the same few things ... continue reading

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Apr 2nd
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Apr 1st
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Mar 31st
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Mar 19th
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Mar 17th
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Mar 14th
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Mar 14th
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