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Ear to the Ground

Moore Slams Bush & Co. for Cuba Investigation

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Posted on May 11, 2007
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Right back atcha:  Michael Moore isn’t taking what the Bush administration’s dishing about his Cuban sojourn.

Documentary filmmaker Michael Moore ripped into the Bush administration Friday, demanding that it “immediately end” its investigation into his recent trip to Cuba with 9/11 responders.  The trip is part of his latest film, “Sicko.”


AP via My Way News:

Moore, who made the hit documentary “Fahrenheit 9/11” assailing President Bush’s handling of Sept. 11, said in a letter to U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson on Friday that the White House may have opened the investigation for political reasons.

“For five and a half years, the Bush administration has ignored and neglected the heroes of the 9/11 community,” Moore said in the letter, which he posted on the liberal Web site Daily Kos. “These heroic first responders have been left to fend for themselves, without coverage and without care.

“I understand why the Bush administration is coming after me - I have tried to help the very people they refuse to help, but until George W. Bush outlaws helping your fellow man, I have broken no laws and I have nothing to hide.”

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By Common Sense, June 19, 2007 at 2:12 pm Link to this comment
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Michael Moore’s manipulation of facts and distortion of the real world is not as scary as the fact that so many people are buying it!!!

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By Freedomfinder, May 12, 2007 at 1:27 am Link to this comment

Please forgive me for not spelling Google correct,but there might be an American goggle company in the mix also.

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By Freedomfinder, May 12, 2007 at 1:11 am Link to this comment

I wonder why it is that Microsoft,Goggle,and Yahoo just to name a few can do business in Cuba?

Can ANYONE answer this burning question please?

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By G. Anderson, May 11, 2007 at 11:56 pm Link to this comment
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As usual make Mike, the issue. Get into a bash fest with him, so that the issues he presents are obscurred in the public eye.

Instead why don’t you address the fact that the 911 first responders had to go to Cuba to get adequeate care.

The problem is not Michael Moore, it’s the Bush adminstrations exploitation, and abuse of the American people. The constant manipulation, the lying, the law breaking, and the waste of tax payer dollars.

Mr. Moore is your mirror take a good look in it, if you can see yourself at all.

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By inatokakwenyamoyo, May 11, 2007 at 8:51 pm Link to this comment

This kind of controversy seems to happen everytime he is about to release a movie.

I love the guy and his movies, I guess that this is just his way to get publicity and get people talking.

Rock on Michael Moore!

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By Robert Hutwohl, May 11, 2007 at 7:30 pm Link to this comment
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I am just gratified that Michael Moore has access to resources to investigate this matter. I say ignore evil Bush / Cheney / Gonzales / Rice and multifold others in Congress and get on with the investigation! Whatever Moore comes up with, I am certain it will embarrass many and will further awaken the American public to the truth concerning the evils of the Bush administration.

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By QuyTran, May 11, 2007 at 6:46 pm Link to this comment

Dear Mr. Moore,

I tip my hat. You can be proud of yourself. Just look up and keep walking on your avenue then forget all DOGS are now barking !

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By nonprofithell, May 11, 2007 at 4:10 pm Link to this comment

Three cheers for Michael Moore!!!  I applaud your no holds bar, take no chances approach towards your own brand of filmmaking. You do expose the duplicity and hipocricy of the Bush administration and I’m sorry there are some Americans that “just don’t get it” and would rather see you disappear. You’re a genius at self-promotion and I’m happy your focusing on the issues that concern me most.

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