Listen now (52 mins) | Episode 227, Rumble with Michael Moore
Boy, or I should say, Man, do I ever so hope that you are correct in your assessment that most people want a democrat in the white house. In the NYT's yesterday, there was a stat that said 47% or 48% of americans polled preferred republicans, and 45% or 46% preferred dems.????
In the past year, we’ve gotten our country back on track: We got more shots in arms -- fully vaccinating almost 75% of all adults and millions of children and teenagers, and providing millions of booster shots. We got people back to work -- in 2021, we saw the largest calendar year decrease in unemployment on record. And we passed a historic law to create jobs and rebuild our nation’s crumbling infrastructure. - President Biden
I’m afraid if the Democrats don’t win in 2022 and 2024, we will lose our democracy.
Michael, Thank you for all the kindness and clarity you put out into the world. The world needs you and all your followers who also have keen insights into what our world has evolved into....a big stinky pile of poo as far as politics is concerned. I agree with many of the comments especially setting term limits and the Einstein's definition of insanity....electing the same politicians over and over again is completely insane. We need to clean house....kick them all out and start fresh with real people who understand the issues or are smart enough to learn about the issues and can actually work together to get things done in a way that makes sense. Not that I'll agree with everything as none of us will but as long as it's for the good of the people and not the politicians' pockets or the elite wealthy pockets, I'm ok with it.
The problem with not wanting a republican in the white house is, the Democratic party refused to fight for or deliver on any of their promises. I don't want a republican either, because they are all bad. But, Democrats, they should be ashamed to ask for our vote.
Thank You Michael for the Rumble.
You have a voice of empathy and encouragement.
This despite our GOP corporate controlled country, enriching the wealthy.
I trust we will prevail in 2022 and 2024 to get the votes needed to save our Democracy.
But we need to help get the vote out as you wisely advise, since the GOP just killed the VRA.
Our Uncle Joe isn't giving up and neither should we, which will help people keep voting Blue.
Here's the DNC national website for events and volunteer positions across the country:
Or google state Democratic organizations for volunteering in your state.
Here in Colorado:
For local statehouse election campaign volunteers:
Thank you Michael for this info. Although I don’t go to Starbucks, my daughter is a huge fan and stops at her local store in NY to pick up her daily coffee. So, I called the customer service number you provided, and told them that they need to stop interfering with the union process. The guy answering said he would send out my comments to the managers. I doubt it, but we all need to call because maybe if enough of us do, things might change? It is only through customers’ actions and advocacy that corporations eventually make the change.
Broken record comment: Allow me to repeat the following, we live in a Failed State. SCOTUS is failed institution, Congress has failed, the Presidency has failed. Supporting Corporate Dems is insanity squared, we don’t need to found a new party, just primary the Corporate Dems and take the vehicle of the party over. Only The Squad and Katie Porter have earned our support; the Jaypals and Ro Khannas have failed as lovely as they may be, failed leadership must be replaced! Primary Schumer, the worst Majority Leader since Harry Reid, RIP! Someone please shake Diane Feinstein and make sure she’s just dozing off, not worse; she probably had lunch with her good buddies Grassley and Graham before the debate began, she probably thinks they’re her Democrat colleagues, yada, yada, yada. And Pleeze folks, don’t comment that I’m a Trumpster trolling here, it’s unworthy of your intellectual levels!
Courting old parts of the USSR with NATO membership is a recipe for disaster. We don’t want any more endless wars. America ought to get their bases and troops out of Europe as it’s not our backyard. It’s up to Europe to keep the peace ☮️
Stan, Wow! thanks for the thoughtful reply. I hadn't heard of the idea that Republicans don't participate in Polls because they are suspicious? I don't know the reason, but I would guess that it's a strategic gesture that, if it could result in a 'surge out of nowhere' phenom, would definitely appear to be made of magic and intrigue. Re: sharing my thoughts with others, whatever the motive. Thank you for asking me for permission, even though I figured this was pretty much an open forum. I'm okay with anyone sharing what I write with others, even if they don't agree with what my ideas. Hopefully all of our ideas, when shared, will be sent and received with respect and good will.
You are right on.. There will be Poor People's March in June 18,2022. I think winter and Covid have detoured the marches, but here is one that is planned for the whole country.
June 18, 2022 ~ Mass Poor People's & Low-Wage Workers' Assembly & Moral March on Washington and to the Polls
There should be more statues of Teddy, We need a Teddy today:
Roosevelt also defended Minnie Cox, the country’s first African American female postmaster, after she was driven out of Indianola, Mississippi, because of the color of her skin. He appointed Black Americans to prominent positions, such as his nomination of Dr. William Crum as customs collector in Charleston, South Carolina, which drew considerable political opposition and this presidential response: “I cannot consent to take the position that the door of hope—the door of opportunity—is to be shut upon any man, no matter how worthy, purely upon the grounds of race or color.”
Thank you❣️ i’ve been watching a series on Netflix called 1971 and in that I believe Nixon is the last president to tape phone calls and have tapes of him in the oval office very interesting and we all know why that ended. 😏 I’m also impressed by some of the press coverage, Example To deal with inflation; Nixon gives a speech that calls for a freeze on wages 😳 blaming the boomers is legit! Not an excuse but we were of the generation where this could never happen in America now I believe we boomers and everyone else need to realize that it has it is‼️
Real freaking talk.
Who ever told us life is easy? And any sickness, mental or physical doesn’t help matters. Today, the young and old have been isolated for years which is detrimental to social animals like us.
Starry starry night 🌌 And when no hope was left in sight
On that starry, starry night
You took your life, as lovers often do
But I could’ve told you Vincent
This world was never meant for
One as beautiful as you. - Don McLean
The Appearance of a Base; The Appearance of a Party.
People only fight this hard to keep us from voting, if they know this Appearance is true.
That perspective is what is missing in our Media.
My dad voted for Richard Nixon for President. We used to talk about politics. I recall him saying, "but Beware of the Birchers, those people are Nuts."
Those nuts want us to eat cake and shut up. Not me, Louise.
But I would love a piece of that Cake!