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Old 03-06-2011, 09:52 AM
 
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So much for him coming from an elite background:

Moore was born in Flint, Michigan[1] and raised in Davison, a suburb of Flint, by parents Veronica (née Wall), a secretary, and Frank Moore, an automotive assembly-line worker.[5][6][7] At that time, the city of Flint was home to many General Motors factories, where his parents and grandfather worked. His uncle LaVerne was one of the founders of the United Automobile Workers labor union and participated in the Flint Sit-Down Strike.[8] Moore has described his parents as "Irish Catholic Democrats, basic liberal good people."[9]

He has made quite a bit on money from his work, but it was in the pursuit of making people aware of what's going on economically and politically.

Warren Buffett has been quoted as stating that the wealthy should pay more in taxes. What does that make him?
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Old 03-06-2011, 10:09 AM
 
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Lame post and poor rebuttal. How do you know what Moore does/or does not donate? How much do the top 2% income earners "donate?"

He is the one who says that the rich peoples money is "ours", a national resource.

You can call me lame but it doesnt take away from the truth. All the hollywood liberals, if they truly lived by their own words, wouldnt be living in ginormous mansions, driving 20 cars, flying in private jets. They would live on a modest income after giving 70 percent of it away. They would also actually back their own words on the environment.
And when is the last time you heard them calling for lower movie prices? I dont think ive ever heard them call for that. I guess they arent as much for the average person as you think if they cant even lobby to make it more affordable for the poor to see their crappy movies.

Just like in other areas of our society, these people are put up on a pedestal, but the sad fact is most of them are spoiled brats and hypocrites.
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Old 03-06-2011, 10:12 AM
 
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So much for him coming from an elite background:

Moore was born in Flint, Michigan[1] and raised in Davison, a suburb of Flint, by parents Veronica (née Wall), a secretary, and Frank Moore, an automotive assembly-line worker.[5][6][7] At that time, the city of Flint was home to many General Motors factories, where his parents and grandfather worked. His uncle LaVerne was one of the founders of the United Automobile Workers labor union and participated in the Flint Sit-Down Strike.[8] Moore has described his parents as "Irish Catholic Democrats, basic liberal good people."[9]

He has made quite a bit on money from his work, but it was in the pursuit of making people aware of what's going on economically and politically.

Warren Buffett has been quoted as stating that the wealthy should pay more in taxes. What does that make him?
Wealthy already do pay more than others. What is to stop them, especially those who are loud liberals, from giving away at least 70 percent of their income???!!! No one. They can proudly give it away if they chose.

I dont think Michael Moore or any of the other big mouths do that. Like I said, do they have to have it pried from their hands by the government?
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Old 03-06-2011, 10:57 AM
 
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I chose not to put my money in Wall Street but was still forced to take place in the losing end of the fleecing of the middle class... In my opinion the cuts are being made at the wrong end. How about taxing those billionaire Wall Street crooks at pre-Reagan voo doo rates and paying teachers a living wage.

See the difference? You probably don't.
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Old 03-06-2011, 10:59 AM
 
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I suspect he his gathering a lot of film for another movie, "How the Tea Party Ran Out of Steam".
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Old 03-06-2011, 11:18 AM
 
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I know many teachers who abuse substances, gamble and carry on like douche-bags.
Frank, are these your closest friends?
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Old 03-06-2011, 11:20 AM
 
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This post is nothing more than a pathetic attempt to make teachers,( who are for the most part upstanding citizens who contribute to the future of our children) the villain!

If you have to resort to this, you have lost the argument!
Well, as a whole, teachers are doing a **** poor job of contributing to the future of our children. More money than every being thrown to them, yet our children are doing worse and worse in our schools.
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Old 03-06-2011, 11:22 AM
 
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Moore is fighting for increasing taxation on the wealthy, which would include him. I guess he is then willing to do his part.
Then what's he waiting for? He can write that check to the govt any old time he wants.
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Old 03-06-2011, 11:24 AM
 
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So much for him coming from an elite background:

Moore was born in Flint, Michigan[1] and raised in Davison, a suburb of Flint, by parents Veronica (née Wall), a secretary, and Frank Moore, an automotive assembly-line worker.[5][6][7] At that time, the city of Flint was home to many General Motors factories, where his parents and grandfather worked. His uncle LaVerne was one of the founders of the United Automobile Workers labor union and participated in the Flint Sit-Down Strike.[8] Moore has described his parents as "Irish Catholic Democrats, basic liberal good people."[9]

He has made quite a bit on money from his work, but it was in the pursuit of making people aware of what's going on economically and politically.

Warren Buffett has been quoted as stating that the wealthy should pay more in taxes. What does that make him?
No, I think Moore's in pursuit of nothing more than food to shove into that gaping piehole of his.
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Old 03-06-2011, 01:04 PM
 
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As long as there are folks like you who will give the shirt off their back in support of these extremely wealthy, there will be American laborers working for slave wages!

Thanks for your contribution to America's growing impoverished class!


you do not even know me
LOL
why don't you go up to Mr Moore and ask him to deliever your money and see how quik security is called to haul your butt out with the trash,
folks that believe this crap is just $$ to him, or don't you know how it is he makes a living??
I lived through the 60's where the establishment was the devil
so you are yammering to someone who does not give a hoot for your little opinion~~ and the key word is "little"
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