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December 6th, 2005

Running for Office

From: Jayne King To: contributions@michaelmoore.com Sent: Thursday, December 01, 2005 8:56 AM Subject: acts of courage Michael, I have decided to run for public office against 3 rich Republican men here in Delray Beach, Florida. We are all vying for a seat on our city commission. I am a retired ... continue reading

December 6th, 2005

A Bus in Norfolk

From: Kat To: contributions@michaelmoore.com Sent: Thursday, December 01, 2005 9:03 AM Subject: Re:Injustice Michael: I will try to make this as short as I can. Back in 1959 I was a new bride of a wonderful man in the Navy in Norfolk, VA. I was brought up in Des Moines, ... continue reading

December 5th, 2005

The Voice of Dissent

From: June Steward To: contributions@michaelmoore.com Sent: Thursday, December 01, 2005 8:20 AM Subject: still fighting the civil warLast Thanksgiving I worked at a large company in Sacramento that promoted health, charity and kindness. I worked as a contractor as a graphic artist. On my first day I was welcomed to ... continue reading

December 5th, 2005

Viola Desmond, November 8, 1946

From: Patricia Kipping To: contributions@michaelmoore.com Sent: Thursday, December 01, 2005 8:08 AM Subject: before Rosa Parks Dear Michael, I know you have a special place in your heart for Canada and Nova Scotia and I've been in the audience at the Atlantic Film Festival twice when you've visited. I thought ... continue reading

December 5th, 2005

Gandhi Peace Brigade - Introduction

From: JesTo: contributions@michaelmoore.comSubject: Gandhi Peace Brigade - IntroductionDate: Fri, 2 Dec 2005 20:00:24Hi Michael,Here's what I started with the help of some High School students.The Gandhi Peace Brigade grew from a desire to influence the U.S. government's decision to invade Iraq. The Gandhi Puppet was created as our country prepared ... continue reading

December 4th, 2005

For a Former Panther, Solidarity After the Storm

By Michelle Garcia / Washington Post NEW ORLEANS -- Malik Rahim, a granddaddy with a broad face and long gray dreadlocks, leans across his wooden kitchen table and with a low Nawlins growl lets you know what he thinks local pols did for racial harmony."I'm far from being a Republican, ... continue reading

December 4th, 2005

Action I Took In Honor Of Rosa

From: Albert MichaelsTo: contributions@michaelmoore.comSubject: Action I Took In Honor Of RosaDate: Thu, 1 Dec 2005 08:17:38Just sent my Congressmen a True Majority letter urging a different plan in Iraq... continue reading

December 4th, 2005

Meet & Greet Dick Cheney in Houston on Monday

Update: The demonstration will be held from 5 pm to 7 pm. We will assemble on the sidewalk along Westheimer near Galleria entrances 2 and 3. If the turnout is as large as we anticipate, we should be able to spread out along South Post Oak, south of Westheimer, too.Location.Outside ... continue reading

December 4th, 2005

Today is Also World AIDS Day

From: hallTo: contributions@michaelmoore.comSubject: Today is also World AIDS DayDate: Thu, 01 Dec 2005 10:13:03In the United States, each year about 40,000 Americans are infected with HIV.HIV is the virus that causes AIDS. AIDS is a collection of illnesses (brought on by a severely depressed immune system) that result in a ... continue reading

December 4th, 2005

Contributing to Make Some Think

From: serendipityTo: contributions@michaelmoore.comSubject: Contributing to make some thinkDate: Thu, 1 Dec 2005 20:18:58I have been posting on blogs that many can't afford the cost of working. It is true. The cost of a car to drive to work, gas, day care and all the little expenses of working add up.For ... continue reading

December 3rd, 2005

I Thought About Rosa Parks and Racism

From: Johannes P.To: contributions@michaelmoore.comSubject: Please answer me!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!Date: Thu, 1 Dec 2005 17:05:24Hey Michael,How's it going?I'm Johannes from Austria and 17 years old.I just wanted to say that there is this new boy in my school who's black.Today, someone I know pushed him around while we were standing in line and ... continue reading

December 3rd, 2005

I Found the Courage to Obey the Law!

From: Emma BeverageTo: contributions@michaelmoore.comSubject: I found the courage to obey the law!Date: Thu, 1 Dec 2005 12:39:46Greetings Michael Moore,Thanks for your newsletter, your leadership and daring to do the right thing! I will tell you what I have done to follow in Rosa Parks' footsteps.I quit disobeying the laws that ... continue reading

December 3rd, 2005

Every Little Bit Helps

From: "Rich"To: contributions@michaelmoore.comSubject: Emailing: bring them home 046 (2)Date: Fri, 2 Dec 2005 00:59:54Hello Michael,Being against the war in Iraq from the start, this 74 year old U.S. Army, Veteran carries the "Support Our Troops - Bring Them Home - Now" message on the back of my wagon everywhere I ... continue reading

December 3rd, 2005

My Son Paul

From: Lawrence MilfordTo: contributions@michaelmoore.comSubject: (no subject)Date: Fri, 2 Dec 2005 01:50:41Dear Michael:My Son Paul, who is 16 and in 11th grade, saw a film called Mighty Times put out by the Southern Poverty Law Center. It was about the life and times of Rosa Parks. He was so moved by ... continue reading

December 3rd, 2005

Making a Difference at Xmas This Year

From: "Casey Sweet"To: contributions@michaelmoore.comSubject: Making a DifferenceDate: Fri, 2 Dec 2005 10:31:13Hi,I am making a difference at Xmas this year, though I would not put it in the category of contribution of Cindy Sheehan or Rosa Parks. Nevertheless, I am adopting 4 Katrina families to make Xmas for and talking ... continue reading

December 3rd, 2005

This Bus Will Not Run

From: TulipTo: contributions@michaelmoore.comSubject: one person can change thingsDate: Fri, 2 Dec 2005 08:12:51Dear Mr. Moore:When my son was 6 years old, I received a phone call from a well meaning neighbor that they had just gotten permission for a new school bus route that did not go through the Black ... continue reading

December 1st, 2005

Katrina victims yet to be identified

Three months after storm, DNA testing hasn't begun NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana (CNN) -- New Orleans' coroner expressed outrage Tuesday that the process of using DNA to identify more than 200 bodies left from Hurricane Katrina has not begun because the state of Louisiana has not signed contracts with firms that ... continue reading

December 1st, 2005

Adviser: No Federal Promise on La. Levees

By Doug Simpson / Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. - The White House's top hurricane-relief adviser said Tuesday he has not decided whether the federal government should pay to make New Orleans' levees stronger than they were before Katrina. Donald Powell declined to say how long it would take before ... continue reading

December 1st, 2005

50 Years Ago Today... From Michael Moore

Friends, I just thought we should all pause for a moment today to remember the simple act of courage, defiance and dignity committed by Rosa Parks when she refused to move to the back of the bus because the law said she had the wrong skin color. The greatest moments ... continue reading

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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
9:48 AM
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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
2:19 PM
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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
2:00 PM
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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
7:38 PM
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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
8:27 PM
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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
3:55 PM
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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
10:13 PM
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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
5:41 PM
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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
4:48 PM
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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
5:56 PM
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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
5:38 PM
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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
9:40 PM
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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
9:08 PM
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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
4:59 PM
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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
10:07 AM
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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
9:53 AM
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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
2:24 PM
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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
6:48 PM
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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
1:08 PM
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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
1:02 PM
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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
8:39 PM
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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
1:21 PM
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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
4:20 PM
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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
12:35 PM
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