Michael Francis Moore quotes
“Democracy is not a spectator sport, and being a citizen should imply that [you're] active and caring.”
“The male organ is testimony to the fact that every now and again, as with the floods in Bangladesh or the teeth of the British, God just fails.”
"I think I better blame it on this guy".
When the second plane hit the tower, his chief of staff entered the classroom and told Mr. Bush the nation is under attack. Not knowing what to do, with no one telling him what to do, and with no secret service rushing in to take him to safety, Mr. Bush just sat there, and continued to read "My Pet Goat" with the children.
“- John Nichols: When the government turns tyrannical, it is your duty to overthrow it.
- Michael Moore: Why not use Gandhi's way? He didn't have guns, and he beat the British Empire.”
“At least six private jets and nearly two dozen commercial planes carried the Saudis and the Bin Ladens out of the U.S. after September 13th. In all, 142 Saudis, including 24 members of the bin Laden family, were allowed to leave the country.”
“In this new era of repression, words were now considered as dangerous as terrorists.”
“Our children get turned into little monsters, but who's to blame?”
“In George Bush's America the poor were not a priority. And after September 11th correcting America's social problems took a back seat to fear, panic and a new set of priorities.”
“In your mind, somebody might break into your house to harm you or your family. What does that person look like?”
“When Staff Sergeant Brett Petriken from Flint was killed in Iraq on May 26th, the army sent his last paycheck to his family, but they docked him for the last five days of the month that he didn't work because he was dead.”
“Some people just don't like to celebrate human tragedy while on vacation.”
“The media, the corporations, the politicians have all done such a good job of scaring the American public, it's come to the point where they don't need to give any reason at all.”