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libinnyandia Donating Member (526 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-16-11 05:12 PM
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59. Michael Moore will never be a credible voice of the progressive
movement.
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  -So Michael Moore went on TV and implied the White House is coordinating the OWS crackdowns Adenoid_Hynkel  Nov-16-11 03:08 AM   #0 
  - Not to those who want to believe it.  CakeGrrl   Nov-16-11 03:24 AM   #1 
  - I don't want to believe it...  hlthe2b   Nov-16-11 04:05 AM   #3 
  - I think an 18 city conference call entirely reasonable, if it happened  karynnj   Nov-16-11 08:02 AM   #16 
     - I agree, conference call among cities/mayors re: similar concerns reasonable;  elleng   Nov-16-11 10:07 AM   #29 
     - And now there is a 40 city coordination between Police Depts.  sabrina 1   Nov-16-11 01:38 PM   #49 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-16-11 05:11 AM   #5 
  - There's no question that they are being coordinated - LA and SD mayors both say so - but, by whom?  leveymg   Nov-16-11 03:33 AM   #2 
  - Well, there are a few new inventions  polmaven   Nov-16-11 06:36 AM   #9 
  - The cities could even have a joint private facebook group  karynnj   Nov-16-11 08:04 AM   #17 
     - Hell, it would be stupid for them not to be regularly communicating, even without OWS.  TheWraith   Nov-16-11 12:18 PM   #40 
        - This isn't normal US Conf. of Mayors stuff - they don't have repeated conference calls to discuss  leveymg   Nov-16-11 01:01 PM   #45 
  - It was coordinated by the US Council of Mayors...  SidDithers   Nov-16-11 09:11 PM   #74 
     - Well, by claiming it's "unanswered" there's more drama.  boppers   Nov-17-11 12:24 AM   #81 
     - Yep. The mayors have conference calls on a regular basis  Tx4obama   Nov-17-11 12:36 AM   #84 
  - Michael Moore is the cover boy for irresponsible  krawhitham   Nov-16-11 05:09 AM   #4 
  - Yeah! And he's fat too. nt  Umbral   Nov-16-11 08:49 AM   #20 
     - And rich.  emilyg   Nov-16-11 09:44 AM   #25 
        - The top 1% rich  BklnDem75   Nov-16-11 09:47 AM   #26 
  - Perfectly Plausible - Remember Obama's Administration Would Not Prosecute War Criminals  cantbeserious   Nov-16-11 05:11 AM   #6 
  - I don't want to believe it either, but sadly, won't be surprised if it is true....  Scuba   Nov-16-11 05:16 AM   #7 
  - If it turns out that DHS or the FBI are involved (as seems quite likely now), then...  Tesha   Nov-16-11 05:55 AM   #8 
  - And that great Democratic President who coined that phase  RFKHumphreyObama   Nov-16-11 10:34 AM   #32 
     - Help me here.  Jakes Progress   Nov-16-11 11:47 AM   #36 
     - That same great Democratic President  OnyxCollie   Nov-17-11 12:29 AM   #83 
     - Oops, I fucked up.  OnyxCollie   Nov-17-11 02:40 AM   #88 
  - Hasn't there been other evidence?  vi5   Nov-16-11 06:50 AM   #10 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-16-11 07:11 AM   #11 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Nov-16-11 07:18 AM   #12 
  - How do you know what evidence he has?  ClassWarrior   Nov-16-11 07:31 AM   #13 
  - Moore is a great documentary film maker. Other than that he is a  Kahuna   Nov-16-11 07:37 AM   #14 
  - Well said...n/t  monmouth   Nov-16-11 01:25 PM   #48 
  - Michael Moore has always been both good and bad  karynnj   Nov-16-11 07:54 AM   #15 
  - Just a guess, but I'm thinking that it would not be at all  DebJ   Nov-16-11 08:06 AM   #18 
  - If bloomberg cited a terrorist threat possibility, DHS would be obligated  Kahuna   Nov-16-11 09:39 AM   #23 
  - Perhaps you just need to wake up and take a critical look around.  NorthCarolina   Nov-16-11 08:23 AM   #19 
  - Thank you my northern friend  Carolina   Nov-16-11 06:19 PM   #62 
  - MM's "irresponsibility" is what makes him so attractive to anarchist types.  Tarheel_Dem   Nov-16-11 09:22 AM   #21 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Nov-16-11 09:37 AM   #22 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Nov-16-11 11:13 AM   #34 
  - Did you notice that Bernie Sanders already kinda sorta has a job?  DisgustipatedinCA   Nov-17-11 04:06 PM   #100 
  - The pot shot at Sanders is both uncalled for and irrational  Telly Savalas   Nov-17-11 09:12 PM   #103 
  - Amy Goodman said the same thing.  Fuddnik   Nov-16-11 09:42 AM   #24 
  - Michael Moore has gone down a few pegs in my eyes  catgirl   Nov-16-11 09:50 AM   #27 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-16-11 03:32 PM   #55 
  - I had the greatest respect for him, mind you  catgirl   Nov-16-11 07:33 PM   #67 
  - what evidence do you have to support the claim you're making?  DisgustipatedinCA   Nov-17-11 04:07 PM   #101 
  - It is kind of interesting that at all these OWS in different cities they shut  southernyankeebelle   Nov-16-11 10:01 AM   #28 
  - It turns out that Moore was right afterall...  NorthCarolina   Nov-16-11 10:22 AM   #30 
  - In a couple of the pics or videos  zalinda   Nov-16-11 10:33 AM   #31 
  - A 'source' from a satire and political gossip site?  BklnDem75   Nov-16-11 12:34 PM   #41 
  - True, but they aren't the original source  caraher   Nov-16-11 12:59 PM   #44 
     - It's uncorroborated  BklnDem75   Nov-16-11 01:07 PM   #47 
        - I agree there's plenty of room for doubt  caraher   Nov-16-11 03:21 PM   #53 
        - I'm sorry, but ...  1StrongBlackMan   Nov-16-11 08:28 PM   #70 
           - Sorry, but 'law enforcement supports law enforcement'...  BklnDem75   Nov-16-11 09:05 PM   #73 
              - No ... I completely agree.  1StrongBlackMan   Nov-16-11 11:20 PM   #79 
  - Won't be getting many apologies, although they are due.  harun   Nov-16-11 03:33 PM   #56 
  - No, he'll continue to be bashed for the crime of being a Liberal...at least in this DU forum. nt  NorthCarolina   Nov-16-11 04:05 PM   #58 
     - *sigh*, yep  harun   Nov-16-11 09:19 PM   #75 
  - Wonkette used the same crusty, unreputable source that was sprayed all over DU  Number23   Nov-16-11 06:41 PM   #63 
  - it was irresponsible for you to call Michael Moore irresponsible  Enrique   Nov-16-11 10:55 AM   #33 
  - What was the evidence provided by Moore?  BklnDem75   Nov-16-11 12:36 PM   #42 
     - he cited a specific news report  Enrique   Nov-16-11 12:38 PM   #43 
        - The uncorroborated article?  BklnDem75   Nov-16-11 01:01 PM   #46 
        - I read the story from that source. It says that the locals coordinated  Kahuna   Nov-16-11 02:16 PM   #50 
  - PETA should protest the overburdened high horse of Mr. Moore.  great white snark   Nov-16-11 11:28 AM   #35 
  - I noticed your "funny" snark about Moore's weight.  Jakes Progress   Nov-16-11 11:49 AM   #37 
  - People who like to use Moore's income as a weapon  whatchamacallit   Nov-16-11 11:51 AM   #38 
  - Why is it ok when that weapon is used against this President?  BklnDem75   Nov-16-11 03:06 PM   #51 
     - Teddy said it best  whatchamacallit   Nov-16-11 03:11 PM   #52 
     - It's a nice quote, but it doesn't answer my question  BklnDem75   Nov-16-11 03:24 PM   #54 
        - Oh... I'm not among those who feel the presidential salary is an issue  whatchamacallit   Nov-16-11 03:34 PM   #57 
        - Oh, come on  TiberiusB   Nov-16-11 05:59 PM   #60 
           - I see... Just for clarity, what's your point?  BklnDem75   Nov-16-11 07:06 PM   #64 
              - Not obvious enough, apparently  TiberiusB   Nov-16-11 11:07 PM   #78 
                 - Considering the act of accepting the job of President puts Obama in the 1%,  BklnDem75   Nov-17-11 12:25 AM   #82 
                    - Being rich isn't the issue, or shouldn't be...  TiberiusB   Nov-17-11 02:44 AM   #89 
                       - Unfortunately, it's been tossed about quite often  BklnDem75   Nov-17-11 08:48 AM   #93 
                       - +1  whatchamacallit   Nov-17-11 02:31 PM   #96 
     - MM tells it like it is. If this president deserves it then MM dishes it out.  totodeinhere   Nov-17-11 12:01 AM   #80 
        - Not really what was asked  BklnDem75   Nov-17-11 03:55 PM   #98 
  - "If it turns out that DHS or the FBI are involved...."  FrenchieCat   Nov-16-11 12:08 PM   #39 
  - Michael Moore will never be a credible voice of the progressive  libinnyandia   Nov-16-11 05:12 PM   #59 
  - he already is and has been for a long time whether you like it or even whether I like it or not  Douglas Carpenter   Nov-16-11 07:17 PM   #65 
  - A lot of progressives think he is a good voice. A lot of people  libinnyandia   Nov-16-11 07:23 PM   #66 
     - I totally disagree - he is certainly not urging people to vote against Obama  Douglas Carpenter   Nov-16-11 07:38 PM   #68 
        - He did it before and could do it again. There are better voices.  libinnyandia   Nov-16-11 08:04 PM   #69 
           - well there is no indication that is he agenda and there are always better voices  Douglas Carpenter   Nov-16-11 08:40 PM   #71 
              - How will Ralph Nader be remembered?  libinnyandia   Nov-16-11 08:45 PM   #72 
                 - as a great man who raised the consciousness of a nation at a time when both political  Douglas Carpenter   Nov-17-11 01:18 AM   #85 
                    - I guess he ultimately failed to change the system. There will be n  libinnyandia   Nov-17-11 03:02 AM   #90 
  - Sez the anonymous poster on the internets.  Puglover   Nov-17-11 06:02 PM   #102 
  - Coordination is one thing, oppression is another  TiberiusB   Nov-16-11 06:08 PM   #61 
  - Michael jumped the shark a long time ago. He is a media whore, and nothing more.  Major Hogwash   Nov-17-11 04:38 AM   #91 
  - Who coordinated them?  chill_wind   Nov-16-11 10:24 PM   #76 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-16-11 10:52 PM   #77 
  - seeking REAL political change is about changing the range of discussion. not following the fickle  Douglas Carpenter   Nov-17-11 01:33 AM   #86 
  - WTF is that even supposed to mean? nt  Guy Whitey Corngood   Nov-17-11 08:48 AM   #94 
  - Maybe.  blkmusclmachine   Nov-17-11 02:28 AM   #87 
  - There was a phone conference of several Governors....  and-justice-for-all   Nov-17-11 05:41 AM   #92 
  - So wait, it's 'Bash Michael Moore Day' today? I thought it was on even-numbered days...  truebrit71   Nov-17-11 09:07 AM   #95 
  - Hardly...I know I don't subscribe to conspiracy theories.  vaberella   Nov-17-11 03:27 PM   #97 
  - oh, it's the i-kids with i-tones: irritating, irresponsible, irreconcilable n/t  sundancekid   Nov-17-11 04:01 PM   #99 
 

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