Michael Moore - Hurricane Gustav 'Proof There Is a God in Heaven'

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    In an interview NBC's “Countdown with Keith Olbermann”, Michael Moore made the following statement: “I was just thinking, this Gustav is proof that there is a God in heaven”, laughing because this may hurt the RCN Convention. He is happy to see the innocent people of New Orleans and other Gulf Coast cities suffer from disaster, as long as the RCN Convention suffers as well.

    Michael Moore: Hurricane Coming During GOP Convention 'Proof There Is a God in Heaven'
     
  2. Northland

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    It's typical Michael Moore-I guess his fame star must have started fading again and he wanted the attention back on himself. Not at all surprised though that he'd say something like this.
     
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    And you're surprised -- ? The man is a piece of trash.
     
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    I think Michael Moore is a national treasure, and a hero. He was making a joke. Besides, I suspect Mr. Moore has a lot more empathy for the people of New Orleans than that human compost pile that's our current "president".
     
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    He's a sick man to wish that would happen again.
     
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    He was joking, and I'm sure he doesn't want anyone to get hurt again.

    And I must say Bowling for Columbine was pretty good.
     
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    I watched the clip. He did later qualify his remark hoping that no one would be harmed.

    Still, whenever he appears I feel like Jose Ferrer in Dune and think, "Bring in the flying fat one." Where ever there's national tragedy, Michael Moore is sure to exploit it for his own gain. If he's a national treasure then it's only because he's swallowed Amelia Earhart.
     
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    You know, Michael Moore always did strike me as a very religious man with a strong belief in God.

    It was obviously a sarcastic comment mocking the claims of preachers in the past few years who have said things like God caused Hurricane Katrina because New Orleans was full of gays and debauchery. Just a week or two ago, one of James Dobson's preachers was encouraging people to pray for rain at the DNC and for Obama's speech. Instead, the Republicans get a hurricane in the middle of their convention. Irony anyone? Michael Moore is about as liberal as they come, and if you are a conservative there are about 150 more reasons to hate him other than this silly little off handed sarcastic comment.
     
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    This man pulls no punches when it comes to his anti republican views, who else does?
     
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    Agreed!
     
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    When all else fails, make fun of a guy because of his weight.:rolleyes: Moore has more integrity in his fat pinky than the whole Bush clan combined.
     
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    I think he just means that the Repubs are bankrupt morally after trying so hard to be the Party of God or Jesus Christ during the Bush years.
     
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    Horny Bastard, you sound like a child having a tantrum. I think I'll ignore you and pay even more attention to Michael Moore.
     
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    Heh. I'm no Ford model myself. Michael Moore likely does have more integrity in his fat pinky than the whole Bush clan but that's like saying Geraldo Rivera has more integrity than Jerry Springer. You clearly missed my point that Michael Moore exploits tragedy for gain; a ghoulish tendency if there ever was one. Time and again he's been caught inventing facts, even having to go so far as to disavow Fahrenheit 9/11 as not being a documentary because he pulled alleged facts out of his ass. If you want to see how this, "national treasure," (who once defended Osama bin Laden as, "innocent until proven guilty,") treats people, have a look at Manufacturing Dissent.
     
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    Jason, your points are valid. I think perhaps when I compare him to the likes of Karl Rove, John Ashcroft, Dick Cheney, etc... he just looks like a saint in comparison. He may be a jerk, but I think his voice is an important one, even though he is less than perfect.
     
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    I am certain he wishes no harm on any of the living beings along the Gulf Coast however the way the stars are aligning it can't be ignored. Does anyone think if Gustav had been a week earlier the entire Republican Noise Machine would not have said it is Gods will to punish the heathen Democrats? Mann Coulter would have been euphoric. She would have had an on-air orgasm on Fox News.
     
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    Do you know how many shots of Jack Daniels I now have to take to get this visual out of my mind? THANKS A LOT!!!!!!! :eek:



    :wink: :biggrin1:
     
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    I agree with your interpretation of his comment.
     
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    So do I, as it was coming on the heels of what was mentioned earlier in this thread about James Dobson telling his listeners to pray for it to rain on Barack Obama's acceptance speech at Invesco Field.

    I also think he meant that it would be payback for McCain stealing the limelight away from Obama's speech with his VP announcement.

    Barring the hurricane I do hope the Democrats will try somehow to upstage John McCain's or Sarah Palin's acceptance speeches next week as well. They should reveal a big name as a potential cabinet member or something.
     
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    I think you're probably right about that!
     
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