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Nice of the treasury department to do the PR for the film. Cheap, too.
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Any publicity is good publicity.
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Could be a conspiracy brewing..
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Send in the CIA.
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once again they play into Michael Moore's hands....you can't BUY this kind of publicity for a film.....and if they send him off to jail, in a few years we'll have an expose of our prison system.....so funny.
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once again they play into Michael Moore's hands....you can't BUY this kind of publicity for a film.....and if they send him off to jail, in a few years we'll have an expose of our prison system.....so funny.
I'd vote for him to go to a Cuban jail. I'd like to see an expose on their prison system!
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I'd vote for him to go to a Cuban jail. I'd like to see an expose on their prison system!
Or maybe Turkish jail system.
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heck.....let 'em send him to Guantanamo. We'd ALL like to know about life there....
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heck.....let 'em send him to Guantanamo. We'd ALL like to know about life there....
Free health care too
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And plenty of fresh, cool water!
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And Gitmo has free electricity, too!
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I didn't even know (or care) that Michael Moore was making a new film. Now I do. If I were him, I would have called in a tip on myself.
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I just saw this film today and thought MM did a very good job. He wasn't his normal, obnoxious self. Comparing other countries' health systems with ours resurrected my interest in getting dual Irish citizenship - I qualify under their grandfather clause.
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I understand that he made a pretty big deal about the success of the Cuban system, but he forgot to mention:

Cuban doctors defect from Venezuela posts / Castro's program to aid Chavez opens way for 'desertions'
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I understand that he made a pretty big deal about the success of the Cuban system, but he forgot to mention:

Cuban doctors defect from Venezuela posts / Castro's program to aid Chavez opens way for 'desertions'
We are supposedly the greatest country on earth. Single payer system is needed.
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We are supposedly the greatest country on earth. Single payer system is needed.
Yes, then we can be just like Cuba.
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For the record, when I started this thread I had not seen the movie, just heard it was coming out. I figured it was just another left wing propaganda piece. After seeing it, I thought Moore did a good job because he picked such an easy target.

Most Americans know our health system is imploding. Did Moore idealize the Canadian, French, and English systems? Probably. Did he highlight extreme US cases to make a point? Probably. Did he close his eyes about the misery imposed by the Cuban government on its own people? Most definitely. But did he hit the mark in pointing out our own problems? In my opinion, yes.
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Yes, then we can be just like Cuba.
Ok, you've convinced me to take you off my ignore list. Four billion people in the united states yesterday, today changing our health care strategy to a better version converts us to a communist dictatorship run 3rd world country with good cigars.

This is every bit as good as hocomania, and a lot less verbose.
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