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February 6th, 2013

'Irrefutable' -- the Washington Post on Colin Powell's Iraq Presentation to the United Nations

The Washington Post's below unsigned editorial published the day after Colin Powell's Iraq presentation to the UN Security Council is no longer available on the Post's website Irrefutable February 6, 2003 Editorial, Pg. A36 AFTER SECRETARY OF STATE Colin L. Powell's presentation to the United Nations Security Council yesterday, it ... continue reading

January 23rd, 2013

Top Wall Street Banker: "It's a Shame We Can't Pay [Geithner], 'Cause That's a Guy Who Really Earned a Big Time Bonus"

In his new book Confidence Men: Wall Street, Washington and the Education of a President, Ron Suskind describes the perspective of a top Wall Street banker on Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner and the Obama administration in September, 2009, soon after Obama delivered a speech about financial reform in Manhattan: One ... continue reading

January 9th, 2013

Milhous, in Three Acts

Excerpted from Here Comes Trouble: Stories From My Life by Michael Moore ACT I: Nixon’s the One Every good Catholic blamed Lyndon Johnson for Kennedy’s death. Not that he had anything to do with the actual assassination (though there were those who believed he did). But we all knew he ... continue reading

January 3rd, 2013

Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger, Supporting the Troops

From The Final Days by Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein: Almost from the beginning, Kissinger had secretly had all his telephone calls, including those with the President, monitored and transcribed... Nixon was often on the phone with Kissinger for fifteen minutes or longer. The President was repetitive, sometimes taking minutes ... continue reading

November 29th, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Quantico psychiatrist: Bradley Manning's pretrial conditions worse than death row

Ft. Meade, MD -November 29, 2012 - Yesterday at Bradley Manning's Article 13 hearing, professional military psychiatrist Captain Kevin Moore testified that Bradley Manning's pretrial confinement conditions at Quantico military brig were worse than that of any other long-term pretrial prisoner he'd observed.  He added that Bradley's restrictive conditions, including being ... continue reading

November 11th, 2012

Franklin D. Roosevelt Letter Criticizing Democratic Party and Declining 1940 Democratic Party Nomination

When President Franklin D. Roosevelt made plans to run for a third term in 1940 he decided to drop conservative Vice President John Nance Garner from the ticket, both because Garner disapproved of Roosevelt running again and Garner's opposition to much of the New Deal. Instead Roosevelt chose Secretary of ... continue reading

November 7th, 2012

Michael Moore Tweets About the War on Women on Election Day, 2012

From @MMFlint "McCaskill, Warren, Stabenaw, Klobuchar, Baldwin Senate victories = Declare a War on Women, prepare to lose. #legitimate""RT @PaulRyanGosling: Hey girl, how the f*** are all these women winning?! They don't even wear TIES.""RT @KailiJoy: Magic lady parts not only detect rape sperm but also turn out the vote ... continue reading

October 15th, 2012

GEORGE AND MITT: Like Father, Like Son? Not quite

By Walt De VriesFrom 1961 through 1967, Walt De Vries served George Romney as a campaign strategist during Romney's terms as Michigan governor; heading campaign research and strategy for three campaigns and as executive assistant in the office of the governor. He is co-author, with Lance Tarrance, of "The Ticket ... continue reading

October 9th, 2012

OCTOBER 9, 2002, TEN YEARS AGO TODAY: U.S. Government Received Documents Claiming Iraq Sought Uranium From Niger, Which CIA Immediately Dismissed as "Bullsh*t"

From Hubris: The Inside Story of Spin, Scandal, and the Selling of the Iraq War by Michael Isikoff and David Corn: In Rome on the afternoon of October 7…Elisabetta Burba, an investigative reporter for Panorama, a Milan-based newsmagazine owned by conservative Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, sat down for lunch ... continue reading

October 9th, 2012

OCTOBER 9, 2002, TEN YEARS AGO TODAY: Ari Fleischer Claims Oil "Is Not a Factor" in Bush Plans to Invade Iraq

Original... Q And I have a question -- how much does oil have to do with the assessment of the threat from Saddam Hussein? President Bush didn't mention it. MR. FLEISCHER: I'm not sure I follow your question. Q Well, you keep talking about blackmail. You're talking about blackmailing the ... continue reading

October 5th, 2012

Romney: Jack Welch – Who Believes in Strange NASA and Bureau of Labor Statistics Conspiracies – Is "Brilliant"

From 'Transaction Man: Mormonism, private equity, and the making of a candidate' in the New Yorker, October 1, 2012: "The private sector is less forgiving," [Romney] said. "If you make serious mistakes in the private sector, you'll lose your job, or, if you're in a position of responsibility, you might ... continue reading

October 5th, 2012

Bob Woodward on First 2012 Presidential Debate: 'Something Happened That Distracted Obama'

On Kilmeade and Friends, October 4, 2012WOODWARD: Now I've not done any reporting on this, but I'm going to give you my honest view – something happened, maybe in foreign affairs, they got some intelligence report or something, you know, who knows the things that can happen in a president's ... continue reading

October 4th, 2012

George H.W. Bush Press Secretary in 1984: Lying During Debates Is a Republican Strategy

... The Republicans are unabashed in their discussion of their ability to use the television medium. "You can say anything you want during a debate and 80 million people hear it,'' observed Peter Teeley, press secretary to Vice President Bush. If reporters then document that a candidate spoke untruthfully, ''so ... continue reading

September 18th, 2012

Audio of 'Boys State'

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September 18th, 2012

A Holy Thursday

Excerpted from Here Comes Trouble: Stories From My Life by Michael Moore “Don’t just stand there, the niggers are comin’!” Walter was twelve, and he was only trying to be helpful. “Whaddaya mean?” I asked while standing in his driveway with my baseball glove and a bat, hoping to get ... continue reading

September 12th, 2012

Activists Cheer Court's Ruling Against Indefinite Detention Law

StopNSAA.orgNew York - Judge Katherine Forrest today ruled that the so-called "indefinite detention" provision of the fiscal 2012 National Defense Authorization Act violates the Constitution and issued a permanent injunction against its use. The law would have allowed the military to indefinitely detain civilians -- even Americans -- without charge ... continue reading

August 15th, 2012

UK Threatens to Violate Ecuadoran Embassy Grounds to Arrest WikiLeaks' Julian Assange – After Condemning Iran for Violating the UK Embassy in 2011

Reuters, August 15th, 2012: Ecuador said on Wednesday the British government had threatened to raid its embassy in London if WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is not handed over, and that Quito would make its decision on his asylum request on Thursday. "Today we've received a threat by the United Kingdom, ... continue reading

August 11th, 2012

FLASHBACK: Ann Coulter Says Rage Against the Machine Fans Like Paul Ryan Are "Losers"

New York Times, April 29, 2012: WASHINGTON — Representative Paul D. Ryan strolls the halls of Capitol Hill with the anarchist band Rage Against the Machine pounding through his earbuds. Daily Beast, August 11, 2012: Ryan seems to have a taste for hard-rock bands like Rage Against the Machine … ... continue reading

July 18th, 2012

WIKILEAKS PRESS RELEASE: WikiLeaks opens path through banking siege. Donations open.

After almost two years of fighting an unlawful banking blockade by US financial giants VISA and MasterCard, WikiLeaks has announced it is back open for donations.After WikiLeaks' publications revealing US war crimes and statecraft in 2010, US financial institutions erected a banking blockade against WikiLeaks wholly outside of any judicial ... continue reading

June 29th, 2012

'No Going Back': Michael Moore on the Last Word With Lawrence O'Donnell, 6/28/12

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June 25th, 2012

Letter From Prominent Americans, Delivered to Ecuadorean Embassy London, Urges Asylum for Assange

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJune 25, 2012 Media Contacts:(London) Robert Naiman, US 217-979-2857(US) Megan Iorio, US 908-400-9480 Letter signed by Michael Moore, Noam Chomsky, Glenn Greenwald, Naomi Wolf, Daniel Ellsberg, Danny Glover, Oliver Stone, Patch Adams, MD, Mark Weisbrot and other prominent Americans; petition signed by 4000 Americans LONDON—Robert Naiman, Policy Director ... continue reading

June 23rd, 2012

'The Man Who Killed Vincent Chin' by Michael Moore

The below article appeared in the Detroit Free Press Sunday Magazine on August 30, 1987. Click each page to view larger versions. continue reading

June 19th, 2012

Michael Moore to Headline 5th Anniversary Event in Philadelphia on June 30

Media Advisory, Contact -- Francesca Lo Basso for more information (610-417-5288) Michael Moore to Headline 5th Anniversary Event in Philadelphia on June 30 Philadelphia—Five years after his award-winning film on the U.S. healthcare system premiered around the world, Michael Moore returns to Philadelphia with eight of the subjects of the ... continue reading

June 12th, 2012

Twenty Names

Excerpted from Here Comes Trouble: Stories From My Life by Michael Moore"Moore, YOUR SHIRTTAIL is out!" It was the voice of Mr. Ryan, the assistant principal for discipline at my high school, and he was right on my back. Not figuratively. He was literally on it."Turn around!"I did as I ... continue reading

May 8th, 2012

11 UC DAVIS STUDENTS, PROFESSOR, CHARGED FOR U.S. BANK BLOCKADE

Accused May Face up to Eleven Years in Prison Occupy UC Davis Antirepression Crew Media oucd-antirepression-media@googlegroups.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE What: Call-In to Oppose Prosecution of the 12 UCD Protesters Contact: Yolo County District Attorney at (530) 666-8180 or Fax: (530) 666-8423 Support: Come to the Arraignment on Thursday, May 10th, ... 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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