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Posted: 9/7/2010 6:19:19 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/7/2010 6:22:21 AM EDT by thebeekeeper1]
Happy Fuckin' Labor Day!

September 6th, 2010 7:25 PM
By Michael Moore

Dear Rahm Emanuel:

Happy Fuckin' Labor Day! I read this week that — according to a new book by Steven Rattner, your administration's former "Car Czar" — during White House meetings about how to save the tens of thousands of jobs that would be lost if GM and Chrysler collapsed, your response was, "Fuck the UAW!"

Now, I can't believe you actually said that. Maybe Rattner got confused because you drop a lot of F-bombs, or maybe your assistant was trying to order lunch and you said (to Rattner) "Fuck you" and then to your assistant "A&W, no fries."

Or maybe you did mean Fuck the UAW. If so, let me give you a little fucking lesson (a lesson I happen to know because my fucking uncle was in the sit-down strike that founded the fucking UAW).

Before there were unions, there was no middle class. Working people didn't get to send their kids to college, few were able to own their own fucking home, nobody could take a fucking day off for a funeral or a sick day or they might lose their fucking job.

Then working people organized themselves into unions. The bosses and the companies fucking hated that. In fact, they were often overheard to say, "Fuck the UAW!!!" That's because the UAW had beaten one of the world's biggest industrial corporations when they won their battle on February 11, 1937, 44 days after they'd taken over the GM factories in Flint. Inspired by their victory, workers struck almost every other fucking industry, and union after union was born. Had World War II not begun and had FDR not died, there would have been an economic revolution that would have given everyone — everyone — a fucking decent life.

Nonetheless labor unions did create a middle class for the majority (even companies that didn't have unions were forced to pay at or near union wages in order to attract a workforce) and that middle class built a great country and a good life. You see, Rahm, when people earn a fucking good wage, they spend it on stuff, which then creates more good paying jobs, and then the middle class grows fucking big. Did you know that back when I was a kid if you had a parent making a union wage, only one parent had to work?! And they were home by 3 or 4pm, 5:30 at the latest! We had dinner together! Dad had four weeks paid vacation. We all had free health and dental care. And anyone with decent grades went to college and it didn't fucking bankrupt them. (And if you ever used the F-word, the nuns would straighten you out in ways that even you couldn't bear to hear about).

Then a Republican fired all the air traffic controllers, a Democrat gave us NAFTA and millions of jobs were moved overseas (hey, didn't you work in that White House, too? "Fuck the UAW, baby!"). Unions got scared and beaten down, a frat boy became president and, like a drunk out of control, spent all our fucking money and our children's money, too. Fuck.

And now your assistant's grandma has to work at fucking McDonald's. Ask her for pictures of what the middle class life used to look like. It was effing cool! I'll bet grandma doesn't say "Fuck the UAW!"

Hey, don't get me wrong, Rahm. I fucking like you. You single-handedly got the House returned to the Dems in 2006. But you and your boss better do something fucking quick to put people back to work. How 'bout making it a crime to take an American job and move it out of the country? In other words, treat it as if It were a fucking national treasure like you would if someone stole the Declaration of Independence out of the National Archives or some poacher stole eggs out of the nest of an America bald eagle.

Or how 'bout arresting some of those Wall Street guys who fucking stole our money, the money that ran the American economy. Now that would take some fucking guts.

And maybe, just maybe, that one act of real guts might save your ass come November 2nd.

Oh, I can just hear you now: "Fuck Michael Moore!" No problem. But Fuck the UAW? How 'bout if I just leave off the ‘A’ and the ‘W’?

Yours,
Michael Moore

P.S. I'd like to pass on something that Rep. Alan Grayson wrote today:

Here is what Robert Kennedy had to say on Labor Day, 42 years ago:

"Too much and too long, we seem to have surrendered community excellence and community values in the mere accumulation of material things. Our gross national product ... if we should judge America by that - counts air pollution and cigarette advertising, and ambulances to clear our highways of carnage.

"It counts special locks for our doors and the jails for those who break them. It counts the destruction of our redwoods and the loss of our natural wonder in chaotic sprawl. It counts napalm and the cost of a nuclear warhead, and armored cars for police who fight riots in our streets. It counts Whitman's rifle and Speck's knife, and the television programs which glorify violence in order to sell toys to our children.

"Yet the gross national product does not allow for the health of our children, the quality of their education, or the joy of their play. It does not include the beauty of our poetry or the strength of our marriages; the intelligence of our public debate or the integrity of our public officials. It measures neither our wit nor our courage; neither our wisdom nor our learning; neither our compassion nor our devotion to our country; it measures everything, in short, except that which makes life worthwhile. And it tells us everything about America except why we are proud that we are Americans."

When Robert Kennedy said these words, the unemployment rate in America was 3.7%. Today, it is almost three times as high. Too many of our working brothers and sisters are out of work, thanks to over a decade of economic mismanagement. 10% of us are unemployed, and the other 90% work like dogs to try to avoid joining them. Which is just what the bosses want.

But it doesn't have to be that way. I look forward to a Labor Day where every worker has a job, every worker has a pension, every worker has paid vacations, and every worker has the health care to enjoy life. Our Republican opponents call that France. I call it America, an America that is Number One.

Not #1 in wasted military expenditures.

Not #1 in number of foreign countries occupied.

Number One in jobs. Number One in health. Number One in education. Number One in happiness.

As Robert Kennedy famously said, "I dream of things that never were, and ask 'why not?'" Why not? Let's make it happen.

And then all of us who are Americans, including the ones today who are jobless, homeless, sick and suffering, we all can then say, "I am proud to be an American."

http://www.michaelmoore.com/words/mike-friends-blog/happy-fuckin-labor-day


<Title edit. Please don't use any form of the F-word in thread titles. ––tbk1>
Link Posted: 9/7/2010 6:21:16 AM EDT
Libs have gone full tard and are turning on themselves

Link Posted: 9/7/2010 6:22:58 AM EDT
Fuck both those socialist fucks
Link Posted: 9/7/2010 6:23:22 AM EDT
Link Posted: 9/7/2010 6:23:23 AM EDT
"Delusional" doesn't even come close.
Link Posted: 9/7/2010 6:23:34 AM EDT
Hey Fat Ass!
Link Posted: 9/7/2010 6:25:46 AM EDT
Fuck Michael Moore, Fuck Rahm Emanuel , and Fuck the UAW.

"Unions got scared and beaten down, a frat boy became president and, like a drunk out of control, spent all our fucking money and our children's money, too. Fuck. "

and then Mikey, your boy wonder spent our grandchildren and great grandchildren's money.
Link Posted: 9/7/2010 6:31:55 AM EDT
Lets see you make a film about THAT you fat fuck!
Link Posted: 9/7/2010 6:36:37 AM EDT
It'd be funny if his own kind shut his fat ass up like only they can do with the media.
Link Posted: 9/7/2010 6:39:29 AM EDT



fuck MM.

oh, and capitalism created the middle class, not fucking unions.


Link Posted: 9/7/2010 6:39:50 AM EDT
Fat irrelevent socialist turd is irrelevent.
Link Posted: 9/7/2010 6:40:22 AM EDT
Unions served a purpose at one time. That said, they're generally outdated anymore. Now they just insure that union shops aren't competitive with non-union shops anymore.

The first time I dealt with a union was in Vegas. The excavation company I worked for won a bid to run conduit from a substation to where the new civic center was going to be. Unfortunately for us, the route we had to take meant that for about 3 weeks, we were working right in front of the local Operating Engineers union hall. Can you say picketed, boys and girls? In addition to picketing, there were several mornings when we got to the jobsite and a backhoe would be sitting on 4 flats, and every one of them was cut through the sidewall. And while no one saw the union guys do it, the "Work Union" stickers plastered over everything was a pretty good hint. Being constantly threatened with bodily harm was another bonus.

The UAW also pushed pretty hard to try and get in at the airbag plant. The tried for years, to no avail.
Link Posted: 9/7/2010 6:41:24 AM EDT
Originally Posted By DK-Prof:


Wassa matter, fat boy - don't like your Democratic masters as much now? They're not throwing enough pork and graft to all your friends and family? How awful for you.


Why don't you go back to your usual hipocrisy of making millions off the capitalist system by criticizing the capitalist system, you grotesque fucking champagne socialist cockroach.


I don't think i could have said it better.
Link Posted: 9/7/2010 6:47:28 AM EDT
NOM NOM NOM NOM NOM
Watch socialists eat their own
NOM NOM NOM NOM NOM
Link Posted: 9/7/2010 6:52:11 AM EDT
I wish this abhorrent fat fuck would just choke on a chicken bone and die already.
Link Posted: 9/7/2010 6:55:25 AM EDT

Originally Posted By DK-Prof:


Wassa matter, fat boy - don't like your Democratic masters as much now? They're not throwing enough pork and graft to all your friends and family? How awful for you.


Why don't you go back to your usual hipocrisy of making millions off the capitalist system by criticizing the capitalist system, you grotesque fucking champagne socialist cockroach.

Well said.
Link Posted: 9/7/2010 6:57:46 AM EDT
Fat Moore wants another bailout.

Useless parasite.

Link Posted: 9/7/2010 6:58:37 AM EDT

Originally Posted By DK-Prof:


Wassa matter, fat boy - don't like your Democratic masters as much now? They're not throwing enough pork and graft to all your friends and family? How awful for you.


Why don't you go back to your usual hipocrisy of making millions off the capitalist system by criticizing the capitalist system, you grotesque fucking champagne socialist cockroach.

Nice!

Oh and +1!
Link Posted: 9/7/2010 6:59:45 AM EDT
Hey an enemy of an enemy is a fr... AW FUCK IT.
Link Posted: 9/7/2010 7:00:05 AM EDT
You see now why Obama will be a 1-termer.
Link Posted: 9/7/2010 7:06:07 AM EDT
Unions created the middle class eh?

LOL, WUT?

Fuck you mikey moore, and rahm and barry osama obama.
Link Posted: 9/7/2010 7:06:54 AM EDT
Originally Posted By DK-Prof:


Wassa matter, fat boy - don't like your Democratic masters as much now? They're not throwing enough pork and graft to all your friends and family? How awful for you.


Why don't you go back to your usual hipocrisy of making millions off the capitalist system by criticizing the capitalist system, you grotesque fucking champagne socialist cockroach.


WOW DK, did not know you had it in you.

Bout time to invite you to TX for a spell...


TXL
Link Posted: 9/7/2010 7:11:28 AM EDT
Best unintentional humor:

But it doesn't have to be that way. I look forward to a Labor Day where every worker has a job, every worker has a pension, every worker has paid vacations, and every worker has the health care to enjoy life. Our Republican opponents call that France.
Link Posted: 9/7/2010 7:12:46 AM EDT
Originally Posted By RSG:
How 'bout making it a crime to take an American job and move it out of the country? In other words, treat it as if It were a fucking national treasure like you would if someone stole the Declaration of Independence out of the National Archives or some poacher stole eggs out of the nest of an America bald eagle.


And never did I think I'd say this, but I'm in complete agreement with Michael Moore on something.
Link Posted: 9/7/2010 7:17:06 AM EDT

Originally Posted By Herc:
Fuck Michael Moore, Fuck Rahm Emanuel , and Fuck the UAW.

Fuck the UAW the most, fuck Michael Moore slightly less because he's irrelevant, and fuck Rahm slightly less still because he is a lightning rod tearing these dumb fucks apart.
Link Posted: 9/7/2010 7:20:51 AM EDT
That letter is all over the place.
Link Posted: 9/7/2010 7:22:40 AM EDT
This must be what it's like to see a man eat his own head. I will hope against hope that this turns into a protracted debate.
Link Posted: 9/7/2010 7:23:31 AM EDT
Had World War II not begun and had FDR not died, there would have been an economic revolution that would have given everyone — everyone — a fucking decent life.


You know, I always thought Michael Moore looked a lot like Garrison Keillor, who talks of a place called Lake Woebegone where "all of the children are above average."

Only, Lake Woebegone is fiction, and Keillor is making fun of the economic and social ignorance of "middle America".

I guess Moore didn't get the joke.
Link Posted: 9/7/2010 7:27:30 AM EDT
Michael Moore vs. Rahm Emanuel is the kind of Thunderdome match-up where two men enter, and the world wins.

_MaH
Link Posted: 9/7/2010 8:14:44 AM EDT
Originally Posted By OLI62:
I wish this abhorrent fat fuck would just choke on a chicken bone and die already.


Let him go for awhile longer, this is getting funny.

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Link Posted: 9/7/2010 8:23:13 AM EDT
May he choke on an entire bucket of peckers.
Link Posted: 9/7/2010 8:34:04 AM EDT
Originally Posted By h3smith:
Libs have gone full tard and are turning on themselves




And I'm loving it!!
Link Posted: 9/7/2010 8:40:29 AM EDT
Originally Posted By DK-Prof:


Wassa matter, fat boy - don't like your Democratic masters as much now? They're not throwing enough pork and graft to all your friends and family? How awful for you.


Why don't you go back to your usual hipocrisy of making millions off the capitalist system by criticizing the capitalist system, you grotesque fucking champagne socialist cockroach.


Pure poetry.

Nicely done Sir.



Link Posted: 9/7/2010 8:45:26 AM EDT

Originally Posted By mhoffman:
Michael Moore vs. Rahm Emanuel is the kind of Thunderdome match-up where two men enter, and the world wins.

_MaH

Master VS Blaster? "Who rules Bartertown now!"
Link Posted: 9/7/2010 9:01:21 AM EDT
Originally Posted By DK-Prof:


Wassa matter, fat boy - don't like your Democratic masters as much now? They're not throwing enough pork and graft to all your friends and family? How awful for you.


Why don't you go back to your usual hipocrisy of making millions off the capitalist system by criticizing the capitalist system, you grotesque fucking champagne socialist cockroach.


Don't hold back, dude. Tell us how you really feel.
Link Posted: 9/7/2010 9:01:40 AM EDT
Fuck Michael Moore, Fuck Raum, and fuck the UAW.
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