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Old 11-16-2006, 04:28 AM   #21
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peggy, great, great post.

Martha ... it isn't just that Moore is a partisan. He's a liar, plain and simple. Take a look at his #9, where he is going to help free us from the scourge of "automatic" weapons. Truth is, they've been so heavily regulated since 1934 that it is almost impossible to buy and store an "automatic" weapon. You're an attorney ... spend 10 minutes checking around, and you'll learn the truth. The BS is starting over already.
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Re: Michael Moore's message to conservatives
Old 11-16-2006, 06:56 AM   #22
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I especially liked Michael Moore's brilliant eviscerating of Charlton Heston, the NRA nutjob spokesman. That was worth an Oscar in itself.
If you are talking about the film where he walked into Heston's house and humiliated him it was more like a 10 year old beating up a retarded kindergartner. I'm a liberal butat least half of what MM does turns me off.
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peggy, great, great post.

Martha ... it isn't just that Moore is a partisan. He's a liar, plain and simple. Take a look at his #9, where he is going to help free us from the scourge of "automatic" weapons. Truth is, they've been so heavily regulated since 1934 that it is almost impossible to buy and store an "automatic" weapon. You're an attorney ... spend 10 minutes checking around, and you'll learn the truth. The BS is starting over already.
Hi Charles. I agree MM is a liar and worse, but on the gun issue, and
specifically "automatic weapons", he may not know what they are.
Most bleeding heart libs. don't. Of course this doesn't prevent his rants.
But hey...........it shows that he is compassionate and that he "cares".
God save us from such.

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Old 11-16-2006, 08:38 AM   #24
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That's a pretty entertaining pledge by MM. Actually, its just great to know that they're going to get right to work on those things. I have no reason to believe they wont, because they did in the past.
You forgot the smiley (again). See, some folks will think you're serious.

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You forgot the smiley (again). See, some folks will think you're serious.

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Hey JG, Az is ALWAYS serious............
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I especially liked Michael Moore's brilliant eviscerating of Charlton Heston, the NRA nutjob spokesman. That was worth an Oscar in itself.
1. He was the former NRA president

2. It really takes a lot of balls and skill to pick on an 80 + y/o man with alzheimers. Wow, I'm so impressed.

Why don't you do a little searching into the history of Charlton Heston and see what kind of man he was. He risked his career in Hollywierd to march in the civil rights marches of the 60's

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Exactly! No sarcasm from me ever!
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Question: What does "a well-regulated militia" mean?

MM's films are entertaining at times, and irritating at other times, but "factual" is not an adjective I'd use to describe them... :
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Maybe he'll do his own take on "Supersize Me"............

Good ole' Michael Moron, always making me laugh............

To me, his "documentaries" are about as reality as him going to Jenny Craig for help.........
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You know, it's one thing to take folks on for their political positions, but what's up with the fat jokes?

If we want to pick on Michael Moore for his size, let's take shots at Rush Limbaugh for his conservative adipose, and for his tragic drug addiction -- how funny would THAT be? Maybe we can look into numbers of divorces, find out who's in therapy, etc. etc. There's no end of fun for and left wing alike!

Then again, maybe not.

Maybe we're in danger of saying more about ourselves than about these public figures when we go down that path.
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Thank you Caroline.
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Michael Moore is about as "relevant" to the left as David Duke is relevant to the right. Sorta scarry just how many people soak-in their spew.
Interesting. Michael Moore write a piece promissing to treat everyone the same, and is lumped with wacko racist who wants exactly the opposite.

You may not agree with Michael Moore in general, and you may think this letter is false promises, but I think the majority of americans would agree with almost everything most of what he wrote (sure most might disgree with one or two).
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peggy, great, great post.

Martha ... it isn't just that Moore is a partisan. He's a liar, plain and simple. Take a look at his #9, where he is going to help free us from the scourge of "automatic" weapons. Truth is, they've been so heavily regulated since 1934 that it is almost impossible to buy and store an "automatic" weapon. You're an attorney ... spend 10 minutes checking around, and you'll learn the truth. The BS is starting over already.
I hear a lot of people saying he is a liar or at least distorts the facts. So you are right, partisan was the wrong word to use. But to be technical, when I read number nine I don't see a lie, I just see that he is opposed to automatic weapons. It doesn't say that they are legal The statement isn't terribly clear--it could be a reference is to the assault weapon ban issues that were in the press a while ago regarding certain semiautomatic firearms. "Semi-automatic" is often lumped in with "automatic."

I don't have a position on Moore's veracity, but given peoples' strong feelings about him I probably wouldn't participate in one of his documentaries.
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I probably wouldn't participate in one of his documentaries.
I think we have a long time to wait for him to come out with a "documentary." Certainly his past offerings don't qualify anymore than Rush's blabbering counts as factual news reporting.
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You know, it's one thing to take folks on for their political positions, but what's up with the fat jokes?

If we want to pick on Michael Moore for his size, let's take shots at Rush Limbaugh for his conservative adipose
What is this, 1995? Rush is a fairly thin guy now

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I think we have a long time to wait for him to come out with a "documentary." Certainly his past offerings don't qualify anymore than Rush's blabbering counts as factual news reporting.
You could be absolutely right. As I said, I haven't seen any of them.
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Well, I was pretty heavy at one time in my life, so I heard all the fat jokes there are to hear.......... :

Turns out there was a medical reason for it, and it was been treated..........

Didn't know you couldn't have an opinion on here..........are we really that PC??

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But to be technical, when I read number nine I don't see a lie, I just see that he is opposed to automatic weapons. It doesn't say that they are legal The statement isn't terribly clear--it could be a reference is to the assault weapon ban issues that were in the press a while ago regarding certain semiautomatic firearms. "Semi-automatic" is often lumped in with "automatic."
He can have my semi-automatic weapons when he pries them from my cold, dead fingers!
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Note to self: Don't make fun of the obese on the ER board. Verbotten! Okay to mumble something about "glandular condition" , "product of their environment" , "global corporate trans-fat conspiracy." Never say "eat less" or "exercise."
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