On MSNBC last night, Michael Moore, the corpulent millionaire filmmaker, speaking on behalf of “workers”, declares “war”. On what or whom, is not clear. But why does MSNBC continue to condone such violent, angry rhetoric?
The appropriate response to Mr. Moore’s asshattery is made:
You want war? Bring it, Lardbutt. You are the biggest talking, good for nothing little piece of Communist filth this country has produced in decades. You suck up to backward brutes and thugs like Castro while you castigate the American engines of the world’s economy. You trash this country and our people and belittle our values every chance you get, you cynical black hole of a human being. The worst words I can think of are too good to use to describe you. You are a buffoon, a hypocrite, and really of no use to civilization whatsoever.
[Hat Tip: Instapundit]
Opened his Twitter account yesterday and had half a million followers by the end of the day.
Up to 743,000 as of 9:00 AM today, and he’s tweeted twelve tweets.
The New York Times laments the predominant whiteness of today’s morally superior Hollywood:
CRAMMED into this year’s field of 10 best picture Oscar nominees are British aristocrats, Volvo-driving Los Angeles lesbians, a flock of swans, a gaggle of Harvard computer geeks, clans of Massachusetts fighters and Missouri meth dealers, as well as 19th-century bounty hunters, dream detectives and animated toys. It’s a fairly diverse selection in terms of genre, topic, sensibility, style and ambition.
But it’s also more racially homogenous — more white — than the 10 films that were up for best picture in 1940, when Hattie McDaniel became the first black American to win an Oscar for her role as Mammy in “Gone With the Wind.” In view of recent history the whiteness of the 2011 Academy Awards is a little blinding.
Why does Hollywood hate black America so much? And when will our media overseers and hate-watchers in the liberal blogosphere issue their proclamations of racism?
Who would’ve thought that Michael Moore is a lying sack of…er, something?
Cuba banned Michael Moore‘s 2007 documentary, Sicko, because it painted such a “mythically” favourable picture of Cuba’s healthcare system that the authorities feared it could lead to a “popular backlash”, according to US diplomats in Havana.
The revelation, contained in a confidential US embassy cable released by WikiLeaks , is surprising, given that the film attempted to discredit the US healthcare system by highlighting what it claimed was the excellence of the Cuban system.
Castro’s government apparently went on to ban the film because, the leaked cable claims, it “knows the film is a myth and does not want to risk a popular backlash by showing to Cubans facilities that are clearly not available to the vast majority of them.”
Sicko investigated healthcare in the US by comparing the for-profit, non-universal US system with the non-profit universal health care systems of other countries, including Cuba, France and the UK.
The secret 2008 cable is based on reports from the USINT’s foreign service health practitioner (FSHP) of her conversations with local people, unauthorised visits to Cuban hospitals, and experience of helping USINT American and Cuban personnel access healthcare.
The cable describes a visit made by the FSHP to the Hermanos Ameijeiras hospital in October 2007. Built in 1982, the newly renovated hospital was used in Michael Moore’s film as evidence of the high-quality of healthcare available to all Cubans.
But according to the FSHP, the only way a Cuban can get access to the hospital is through a bribe or contacts inside the hospital administration. “Cubans are reportedly very resentful that the best hospital in Havana is ‘off-limits’ to them,” the memo reveals.
What’s not a surprise is that liberals still need to lie about the “benefits” of the left-wing utopian idealism that they try so hard to push on others.
[Hat Tip: Memeorandum]
Allahpundit calls this the bottom of the barrel (to be kind) for Mel Gibson. When I first heard that the plot of Mel Gibson’s new film after his recent, ahem, domestic problems, would involve him and a talking beaver hand puppet, I was very skeptical.
Here’s the trailer:
I’m still skeptical, but I must say I laughed watching this clip, and dare I say it, would actually consider seeing this film. Call me crazy.
Remember this crap?
Remember all the liberal utopian fantasy garbage in the weeks following the election of 2008? The Hollywood chest-thumping and holier than thou nonsense? Yeah. About that.
The economic failures of three years of Democrat rule are abysmal. But I’m sure it hasn’t hurt any of the B-list celebrities in this garbage video.
To most average Americans, pledging to “plant 500 trees” is hard to do when you can barely pay your mortgage or struggling to find a job in the Era Of Pledging to Obama.
Why anyone would want to be within a 10 mile radius of hang out with Snooki, or anyone from the Jersey Shore reality show, or any reality tv series for that matter, is beyond me:
When George Fox landed America’s most famous guidette for his Jersey Shore party, he managed to score himself a deal, he says. “She was getting 2k plus expenses, which was cheap,” he explains, stretching the meaning of that word. “Seminole Hard Rock had just paid her 10k to host a “fist-pumping contest.”
One other difference between hiring a musical act and a fameseeking reality star: a certain amount of humiliation is part of the package. “We paid her for three hours but I actually had to ask her to leave after two hours,” Fox says. “She was sweating so hard on the dance floor that her spray tan bled on my girlfriend’s $300 Ed Hardy tank top.” He goes on to recount a conversation he supposedly had with Snooki while she was at the club:
George: Hey Snooks, can you do a couple back handsprings for us?
Snooki: I cant because I’m wearing a thong. Plus I’m on my period… and it’s really heavy today.
I really don’t know what’s more disturbing: Snooki or the people who want to be seen with her. Seriously, if you need to hang with a pungent piece of trash to feel better about yourself then you have some serious issues. Hell, at least Snooki’s getting paid. What’s your excuse?
That people are paying enough attention to entice other people to pay these pieces of shite speaks volumes about our society. Sure, people like seeing or being seen with celebrities, but this is basically scraping the bottom of the barrel.
The Chinese takeover is imminent. We’re decaying from within.
Here’s my take on comic-based movies. I don’t like when they stray from the comic book storylines and motifs, if you will. It’s why I enjoyed the first Spider Man–they stuck to the comic book script, making the proper adjustments from early 1960s Queens to 2001.
As for Iron Man, the movie was phenomenal. Again, sticking to the comic book line, Pepper Potts, Rhodie, etc. And I especially appreciated how the screenwriters made the transition from Iron Man’s Vietnam War-era origins into our modern-era Vietnam, Afghanistan.
Although I’m really looking forward to Iron Man 2, I tend to be skeptical of trailers. The first was so successful, the inevitable train of bandwagon actors jawbone their way in–Samuel L. Jackson, for example, could put the whammy on this film. And they could have done better than Don Cheadle as Rhodie.
The trailer looks great:
Even the NYC bus ads look awesome:
A real working class hero that Michael Moore:
A Republican [Michigan] state senator is calling out filmmaker Michael Moore for requesting $1 million in tax subsidies for his movie “Capitalism: A Love Story,” in which the filmmaker decried the government bailout of Wall Street executives.
State Sen. Nancy Cassis, R-Novi, is asking Moore to withdraw his application from the Michigan Film Office, which would reimburse up to 42 percent for costs associated with filming in the state. […]
Mackinac Center for Public Policy’s Kathy Hoekstra broke the story last week that Moore applied for the tax subsidy[…]
“He got caught in his own rhetoric and double standards,” Cassis said. “He decried capitalism and big corporations getting government handouts, and he asked for a handout himself from all the taxpayers of Michigan. He presented himself as a defender of the poor and downtrodden, and government should not be supportive of corporate welfare, but he himself is taking money from taxpayers.
She continued, “Michael Moore, if you stand by your position in ‘Capitalism: A Love Story,’ then withdraw your application from the film office for refunds at the expense of and subsidized by Michigan taxpayers.”[…]
“He put himself on the movie-making landscape by trying to get GM’s Roger Smith on the record,” Hoekstra said. “I find it ironic that he seems to be just as elusive as the subject of his breakthrough movie ‘Roger and Me.’”
More from the Mackinac Center for Public Policy’s Michael LaFaive:
“You cannot create jobs, you cannot enrich both Peter and Paul by robbing one of them,” LaFaive said. “And that’s what is occurring here. Mr. Moore should know better, since he so long has railed against this type of cronyism, these cozy relationships between government and the private sector.”
Michael Moore is your typical progressive–a bitter and self-loathing hypocrite. Bitter that others actually risk their own resources and time to produce wealth for the benefit of themselves and their families.
This degenerate spends most of his time tearing into our free market economic system and proponents of the same. But apparently he has no problem with that institution when he can use it to line his own, fat pocket.