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Joanne98 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-22-09 03:27 PM
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Barack Obama Must See Michael Moore's New Movie (and So Must You)!

By Arianna Huffington, Huffington Post
Posted on September 21, 2009, Printed on September 22, 2009
http://www.alternet.org/story/142777 /


Michael Moore has proven again and again that he has a remarkable feel for where the zeitgeist is heading. He's like a zeitgeist divining rod.
Roger and Me was way ahead of the curve on the collapse of the auto-industry. Fahrenheit 9/11 was way ahead of the curve on the collapse of the house of cards the Bush administration used to lead us to war in Iraq. Sicko was way ahead of the curve on the collapse of the US health care system. And now, with his new movie, Capitalism: A Love Story, he is riding the wave of the collapse of trust in our country's financial system.

The film, which opens in New York and Los Angeles on Wednesday, and all across the country on October 2nd, is a withering indictment of the current economic order, covering everything from Wall Street's casino mentality to for-profit prisons, from Goldman Sachs' sway in Washington to the poverty-level pay of many airline pilots, from the tidal wave of foreclosures to the tragic consequences of runaway greed.

Watching the film, I felt like Michael had climbed inside my head, made a list of all the things that have been obsessing me for the last 12 months, and brought them horrifyingly to life. It's one thing to know these things are happening; it's another to see them happening in front of your eyes.

Right from the beginning -- after a funny set-up juxtaposing End of Empire Rome and Modern America -- Michael goes directly to the beating heart of the economic crisis, showing a hard-working, middle class family being evicted from their home. The knot in your stomach starts to tighten -- and the outrage starts to build. Watch for yourself in this exclusive clip:

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and-justice-for-all Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-22-09 03:36 PM
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1. I will go see it this week end. nt
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vinylsolution Donating Member (807 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-22-09 05:07 PM
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2. I'd like to frog-march the entire....
.... DNC hierarchy into a cinema to see this movie.

And ask them afterwards, "Well, what have you learned?"





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