Posting History for Michael Moore
|What Bradley Manning's Sentence Will Tell Us About Our Military Justice System
Today Bradley Manning was convicted on 20 of 22 counts, including violating the Espionage Act, releasing classified information and disobeying orders. That's the bad news. The good news is he was ...
|Here's How We Built a Movie Theater for the People – and Why the MPAA Says It's #1 in the World
This past week, the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA),�the main federation of Hollywood's six major studios, posted on their web�site� a list�of what they believe are some of the best ...
|America, You Must Not Look Away (How to Finish Off the NRA)
The year was 1955. Emmett Till was a young African American boy from Chicago visiting relatives in Mississippi. One day Emmett was seen "flirting" with a white woman in town, and for that he was ...
|Those Who Say "I Support the Troops" Really Don't
I don't support the troops, America, and neither do you. I am tired of the ruse we are playing on these brave citizens in our armed forces. And guess what -- a lot of these soldiers and sailors and ...
|My New Year's Resolutions
Happy New Year! Have you made your resolutions for 2013? Here are mine: 1. Learn the names of the people two doors down from me and invite them over for dinner. 2. Learn how to make dinner. 3. ...
|Celebrating the Prince of Peace in the Land of Guns
After watching the deranged, delusional National Rifle Association press conference on Friday, it was clear that the Mayan prophecy had come true. Except the only world that was ending was the NRA's.
|An Open Letter to President Obama
Dear President Obama: Good luck on your journeys overseas this week, and congratulations on decisively winning your second term as our president! The first time you won four years ago, most of us ...
|Morning in America
Congratulations everyone!! This country has truly changed, and I believe there will be no going back. Hate lost yesterday. That is amazing in and of itself. And all the women who were elected ...
|SEND ME A NON-VOTER'S NUMBER TO 810-522-8398 AND I WILL PERSONALLY CALL OR TEXT THEM
There are only a few hours left until the polls close. Every minute is precious at this point. I know many/most of you have convinced your one non-voter to vote today. But I/we need a million of ...
Tomorrow, the bankers and corporate chiefs are planning an historic victory party. With the election of Mitt Romney, their takeover of American democracy would be complete.
|90 Million Are Planning Not to Vote - Your Mission: Take Just One of Them to the Polls
I have a personal favor I'd like to ask each of you. We all know the election next Tuesday is going to be very close. But I've got an idea that could help put President Obama over the top. I want ...
|Mitt Didn't Build That
Nothing makes the 1% angrier than any suggestion that anyone else helped them acquire their beautiful, beautiful cash. So I was a little surprised to find out from the New Yorker magazine this week ...
|"President Romney" – How to Prevent Those Two Words From Ever Being Spoken
In two months we Americans will go to the polls once again to decide who the president will be for the next four years. We will not be allowed to vote on those who wield the true power in this ...
|It's the Guns – But We All Know, It's Not Really the Guns
Since Cain went nuts and whacked Abel, there have always been those humans who, for one reason or another, go temporarily or permanently insane and commit unspeakable acts of violence. There was the ...
|I Built a Movie Theater – and a Film Festival – and I'd Like You to Come To It
Here's something I haven't spoken much about outside of Michigan, mainly because I live here and I like what modicum of privacy I have in this place I call home and where I try to live a "normal" ...
|More Than a Victory, the Decision Today Was a Mandate for Us to Act
Even though it's been a few hours now, I'm guessing you're still pinching yourself to make sure you're not dreaming. But yes, it happened. At 10:07 this morning, the conservative Chief Justice of ...
|A 75th Anniversary for the American Dream, a 25-Year Anniversary for Me
On this day 25 years ago, in 1987, I became a filmmaker. It was around ten in the morning and the first-ever roll of Kodak 16mm film for my first-ever movie was loaded into my friend's camera to ...
|75 Years Ago Today, the First Occupy
On this day, December 30th, in 1936 -- 75 years ago today -- hundreds of workers at the General Motors factories in Flint, Michigan, took over the facilities and occupied them for 44 days. My ...
|In 2012, I'm Only Backing Candidates Who Pledge to Get Money OUT of Politics -- Like Dan Kildee
Click here to donate to the congressional campaign of Flint's own Dan Kildee I have many things I'm planning to ...
|A Man in Tunisia, a Movement on Wall Street, and the Soldier Who Ignited the Fuse
It's Saturday night and I didn't want the day to end before I posted this note to you. One year ago today (December 17th), Mohamed Bouazizi, a man who had a simple produce ...
|The Winter of Our Occupation
And now it is winter. Wall Street rejoices, hoping that the change of seasons will mean a change in our spirit, our commitment to stop them. They couldn't be more wrong. Have they ...
|Where Does Occupy Wall Street Go From Here?
This past weekend I participated in a four-hour meeting of Occupy Wall Street activists whose job it is to come up with the vision and goals of the movement. It was attended by 40+ people and the ...
|Life Among the 1%
Twenty-two years ago this coming Tuesday, I stood with a group of factory workers, students and the unemployed in the middle of the downtown of my birthplace, Flint, Michigan, to announce that ...
|A Note from Michael Moore
As my book, HERE COMES TROUBLE , wraps up its third god-awfully awesome week on the New York ...
|Here Comes "HERE COMES TROUBLE" -- My New Book Arrives in 6 Days
Friends, I have some good news to share with you. I have written a big, new book! It is, without a doubt, the most personal work I've ever done. It's called HERE COMES TROUBLE. It contains two ...
|30 Years Ago Today: The Day the Middle Class Died
From time to time, someone under 30 will ask me, "When did this all begin, America's downward slide?" They say they've heard of a time when working people could raise a family and send the kids ...
|Some Final Thoughts on the Death of Osama bin Laden
"The Nazis killed tens of MILLIONS. They got a trial. Why? Because we're not like them. We're Americans. We roll different." – Michael Moore in an interview last week Last ...
|This Tax Day, Make THEM Pay
Do you wonder (like I do) what the tax accountants and executives are doing over at GE this weekend? Frantically rushing to fill out their IRS returns like the rest of us? Hardly. They're taking ...
|How I Got to Madison, Wisconsin
Early yesterday morning, around 1:00 AM, I had finished work for the day on my current "project" (top secret for now -- sorry, no spoiler alerts!). Someone had sent me a link to a discussion Bill ...
|America Is NOT Broke
Speech delivered at Wisconsin Capitol in Madison, March 5, 2011 America is not broke. Contrary to what those in power would like you to believe so that you'll give up your pension, cut ...
|Why I Support the People of Thompson, Canada -- And You Should Too
To people down here in the U.S., Thompson, Canada and its fight with the Brazilian mining giant Vale may seem very far away. It's not. (Don't be embarrassed if you need ...
|Join My High School Newspaper
Dear High School Students: How inspired are you by the thousands of students from Wisconsin high schools who began walking out of class four days ago and have now occupied the State Capitol ...
|Another WikiLeaks Cable from the Bush Administration About My Movies
Twice within four days, my name has popped up in the Bush-era secret cables uncovered by WikiLeaks. Lucky me. Though nowhere near as earth-shattering as the uncovering of American misdeeds in Iraq ...
|Last Minute Gifts to Six Groups in Need of Help This Christmas ...a letter from Santa
Ho! Ho! Ho! And a Merry Christmas to you all! It's that time of year again and I've been so busy making Xboxes and E-readers and blankets with arms in them that I sometimes forget there are others ...
|¡Viva WikiLeaks! SiCKO Was Not Banned in Cuba
Yesterday WikiLeaks did an amazing thing and released a classified State Department cable that dealt, in part, with ...
|Dear Government of Sweden ...
Dear Swedish Government: Hi there -- or as you all say, Hall�! You know, all of us here in the U.S. love your country. Your Volvos, your meatballs, your hard-to-put-together furniture -- we ...
|Why I'm Posting Bail Money for Julian Assange
Yesterday, in the Westminster Magistrates Court in London, the lawyers for WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange presented to the judge a document from me stating that I have put up $20,000 of my own ...
|How 'Bout Dinner, Just You and Me?
Would you like to have dinner with me? It would be just us -- and up to three of your friends, if you want -- and we can talk about anything...movies, politics, or whether LeBron, Bosh and Wade are ...
|Last Thoughts Before the Turkey Comes Calling
As I head off for Thanksgiving, I wanted to share a final thought with you about this past week's news regarding the health care executives who sat around that table in Philadelphia four years ago ...
|They Said They Would Push Me "Off a Cliff"
Yesterday, on the TV and radio show "Democracy Now" hosted by Amy Goodman, the former Vice President of CIGNA, one of the nation's largest health insurance companies,
|Let's Pass Some Laws Before the Republicans Head Into Town (after all, that's what they'd do)
Dear Congressional Democrats: Welcome back to our nation's capital for your one final session of the 111th Congress. Come January, the Republicans will take over the House while the Democrats will ...
|Today Is the Day
This letter contains (almost) no criticisms of how the Democrats have brought this day of reckoning upon themselves. That -- and where to go from here -- will be the subject of tomorrow's letter. ...
|A Boot to the Head
There she was, thrown to the pavement by a Republican in a checkered shirt. Another Republican thrusts his foot in between her legs and presses down with all his weight to pin her to the curb. Then ...
|Juan Williams Is Right: Political Correctness About Terrorists Must End!
An Open Letter to Juan Williams Dear Juan, Sorry to hear you got fired by National Public Radio for saying on ...
|Dems Come Alive! ...a follow-up
Friends, Ok! We're halfway through the week and we're off to a great start. Last week I gave the spineless ...
|Five Ways the Democrats Can Avoid a Catastrophe and Pull Off the Mother of All Upsets
The election is one month from tomorrow and, yes, it looks hopeless. November 2nd -- the day the Dems are expected to crash and burn. Sadly, it's a situation the Democrats have brought upon ...
|Never Forget: Bad Wars Aren't Possible Unless Good People Back Them
I know we've been "free" of the Iraq War for two weeks now and our minds have turned to the new football season and Fashion Week in New York. And how exciting that the new fall TV season is just ...
|If the 'Mosque' Isn't Built, This Is No Longer America
OpenMike 9/11/10 Michael Moore's daily blog I am opposed to the building of the "mosque" two blocks from Ground ...
|Happy F*ckin' Labor Day!
Dear Rahm Emanuel: Happy Fuckin' Labor Day! I read this week that — according to a new book by Steven Rattner, your administration's former "Car Czar" — during White House meetings ...
|'Capitalism: A Love Story' House Parties This Weekend -- 1,000 to Be Held Across the Nation!
Friends, This weekend over a thousand homes across America will be hosting viewing parties of my latest film, "Capitalism: A Love Story." I'd like to invite you to be part of this great ...
|How the People in My District Got Stupak to Change His Mind -- and Thus Saved the Health Care Bill
Friends, Well, our full court press on my congressman, Bart Stupak worked! Hundreds of my neighbors here in his Michigan district spent the weekend organizing thousands of voters to get busy and ...
|The Great Thing About the Health Care Law That Has Passed? It Will Save Republican Lives, Too
(An Open Letter to Republicans from Michael Moore) To My Fellow Citizens, the Republicans: Thanks to last night's vote, that child of yours who has had asthma since birth will now ...
|My Congressman, Bart Stupak, Has Neither a Uterus Nor a Brain ...a letter from Michael Moore
Friends, I live in Michigan, in one of the 31 counties represented in the U.S. House of Representatives by none other than Mr. Bart Stupak, a Democrat. You've probably never heard of him. He's a ...
|The Green They Steal, The Greed They Wear ...a St. Patrick's Day lament by Michael Moore
Friends, It was amazing. Every story on the front page of Monday's New York Times told the story of the Age of Greed during which a system known as capitalism is slowly, but surely, killing us: ...
|Sell! Buy! Rebel! 'Capitalism: A Love Story' Is Out Today on DVD (...and what is up with Wal-Mart?)!
Friends, DVD-Day for "Capitalism: A Love Story" has finally arrived for all you good folks who just couldn't figure out how to fit in a trip to the movie theater between your three part-time jobs --
|President Obama: Replace Rahm with Me ...an open letter from Michael Moore
Dear President Obama, I understand you may be looking to replace Rahm Emanuel as your chief of staff. I would like to humbly offer myself, yours truly, as his replacement. I will come to D.C. and ...
|An Open Letter to President Obama from Michael Moore
Dear President Obama, Do you really want to be the new "war president"? If you go to West Point tomorrow night (Tuesday, 8pm) and announce that you are increasing, rather than withdrawing, ...
|"Michael Moore's Action Plan: 15 Things Every American Can Do Right Now"
You've Seen the Movie -- Now It's Time to ACT! Thursday, October 22, 2009 Friends, It's the #1 question I'm constantly asked after people see my movie: "OK -- ...
|Pilots on Food Stamps
We're on the descent from 20,000 feet in the air when the flight attendant leans over the elderly woman next to me and taps me on the shoulder. "I'm listening to Lady Gaga," I say as I remove just ...
|Get Off Obama's Back ...second thoughts from Michael Moore
Friends, Last night my wife asked me if I thought I was a little too hard on Obama in my letter yesterday congratulating him on his Nobel Prize. "No, I don't think so," I replied. I ...
|Congratulations President Obama on the Nobel Peace Prize -- Now Please Earn it!
Dear President Obama, How outstanding that you've been recognized today as a man of peace. Your swift, early pronouncements -- you will close Guantanamo, you will bring the troops home ...
|For Those of You on Your Way to Church This Morning...
Friends, I'd like to have a word with those of you who call yourselves Christians (Muslims, Jews, Buddhists, Bill Maherists, etc. can read along, too, as much of what I have to say, I'm ...
|A Great Opening Night -- Do Not Put Off Seeing 'Capitalism: A Love Story' -- Wall Street is Watching
Friends, Thank you, all of you, who packed the theaters across North America last night to see my new film. The movie houses were rockin'! The national movie exit poll company announced ...
|'Capitalism' Opens Today at a Theater Near You! ...an invitation from Michael Moore
Friends, For two months, we've sat and watched the rabid right achieve the unimaginable: Derail universal health care and send the Democrats in Congress running for cover. Many have ...
|Why the Current Bills Don't Solve Our Health Care Crisis
Co-authored with Rose Ann DeMoro, executive director, California Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee Now we know why they've stopped calling this health care reform, ...
|'Capitalism' as Comedy and Tragedy Now Playing in NY and L.A. ...a message from Michael Moore
Friday, September 25th, 2009 Friends, The time has arrived for, as Time magazine called it, my "magnum opus." I only had a year of Latin when I was in high school, so I'...
|From Toronto to Pittsburgh to Jay Leno, "Capitalism" Marches On ...a message from Michael Moore
Friends, It hasn't quite hit me that "Capitalism: A Love Story," my new film, will be opening in theaters in New York and L.A. just one week from tomorrow. And everywhere else on October 2nd. Is it ...
|This Is It! World Premiere of 'Capitalism: A Love Story' Tonight ...a message from Michael Moore
Sunday, September 6th, 2009 Friends, Well, this is it! Tonight, at the Venice Film Festival, I will premiere my new movie, "Capitalism: A Love Story." After 16 months of production, I am proud to ...
|TRAILER: Michael Moore's 'Capitalism: A Love Story'
'CAPITALISM: A LOVE STORY' - In Theaters October ...
I write this on the morning of the end of the once-mighty General Motors. By high noon, the President of the United States will have made it official: General Motors, as we know it, has been totaled.
|"We the People" to "King of the World": "YOU'RE FIRED!"
Friends, Nothing like it has ever happened. The President of the United States, the elected representative of the people, has just told the head of General Motors -- a company that's spent more ...
|Will You Help Me With My Next Film? ...a request from Michael Moore
Friends, I am in the middle of shooting my next movie and I am looking for a few brave people who work on Wall Street or in the financial industry to come forward and share with me what they know. ...
|Senate to Middle Class: Drop Dead ...a message from Michael Moore
Friends, They could have given the loan on the condition that the automakers start building only cars and mass transit that reduce our dependency on oil. They could have given the loan on the ...
|Saving the Big 3 for You and Me ...a message from Michael Moore
Friends, I drive an American car. It's a Chrysler. That's not an endorsement. It's more like a cry for pity. And now for a decades-old story, retold ad infinitum by tens of millions of Americans,
|Here's How to Fix the Wall Street Mess ...from Michael Moore
Friends, The richest 400 Americans -- that's right, just four hundred people -- own MORE than the bottom 150 million Americans combined.
|Live Chat with Me, Michael Moore, 11pm ET Tonight
Hey everybody, Michael Moore here. I've been busy all day lining up my Bush Bailout, but now I have settled down to have an hour chat with you just before my new film, Slacker Uprising, goes live on ...
|Chat With Michael Moore - Monday, September 22nd at 11 PM ET
Webmaster of MichaelMoore.com here, letting you know that Michael will be on Kos to chat about his new film 'Slacker Uprising,' the upcoming elections, and the state of the union, Monday, September ...
|Michael Moore Responds to Joe Lieberman
(Last night, during his primetime speech from the podium at the Republican National Convention, Senator Joe Lieberman made the following statement: "... if John McCain is just another partisan ...
|An Open Letter to God, from Michael Moore
The other night, James Dobson's ministry asked all believers to pray for a storm on Thursday night so that the Obama acceptance speech outdoors in Denver would have to be canceled.
|A Note I Sent to You -- Three Years Ago ...from Michael Moore
Friends, I'm am speechless after listening to Barack Obama's speech last night. So I'm sending you something I wrote to you two weeks after Hurricane Katrina. It remains every bit as relevant today,
|I've Written a Book I'd Like You to Read ...a note from Michael Moore
Friends, This morning my new book officially goes on sale. It has a fancy title: " Mike's Election Guide ." It's cheap ($11.19 ...
We're here today to discuss the impact SiCKO is having on the health care debate in this country. To date, we have appeared in Congress to discuss the need to get rid of private health insurance. ...
|Chat with Michael Moore about 'SiCKO'
Hello! I'm blogging from Cannes today. Things are pretty crazy around here. The response to "SiCKO" has been overwhelming. I wanted to take this opportunity to say thanks for all the support I ...
|Moore on SiCKO - Tomorrow @11AM EST
Hi, this is Meghan O'Hara, Producer of SiCKO, posting on behalf of MM. He was thrilled with your responses to his first Kos diary, and wanted me to let you know that he'll be back to chat with you ...
|Bush Administration Goes After SiCKO
( People are always rightfully skeptical when a prominent person posts a diary for the first time. This account, however, is very much legit. Moore plans on doing a live chat next week -- kos )
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