[video] Michael Moore: ‘America Is NOT Broke’

He is absolutely right. The thing that kills me about Michael Moore is that he is in business with these same people he rails against at these rallys. His movies have worldwide distribution and that is only possible with being involved in huge corporations. He has cop to this, so this is no diatribe against the message because what he is saying is the truth. The people who control this country are not some shadowy group who only come out at night in black helicopters. They are bankers and Wall Street executives who have bought our democracy  and politicians at every stage of the game.

via Huff Post
Contrary to what those in power would like you to believe so that you’ll give up your pension, cut your wages, and settle for the life your great-grandparents had, America is not broke. Not by a long shot. The country is awash in wealth and cash. It’s just that it’s not in your hands. It has been transferred, in the greatest heist in history, from the workers and consumers to the banks and the portfolios of the uber-rich.
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[video] Ghetto Physics – “Will the Real Pimps and Ho’s Please Stand Up” (Trailer)

I can’t wait to see this! To all the bloggers who read this site everyday please spread this around a make sure this movie gets the proper shine in the blogosphere. The official site is GHETTOPHYSICS.com

Ghetto Physics: Will the Real Pimps and Ho’s Please Stand Up! examines the interplay between Pimps and Ho’s and how that dynamic is the simplest expression of how power is wielded in the world. Through examples culled from the Hood to Wall Street, the film shows how the same power dynamic repeats itself, be the players real-life pimps or corporate executives. It also demonstrates how this dynamic is so multilayered that it’s hard to see “the game.” Ghetto Physics initially takes us to the streets, where the literal pimps and ho’s play out their game, and then expands outward. Only it’s not just a movie, it’s real life and this analysis is increasingly relevant in light of the struggling economy, the Gulf oil spill, global ecological threats, healthcare and wars. Between interviews, dramatic scenes and satire, themes of empowerment and hope emerge, creating awareness of “the game” and empowering individuals to chose the role they play in every situation.

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