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Michael Moore’s 5-Point ‘Morning After To-Do List’

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posted on Nov, 10 2016 @ 04:33 AM
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Once again Michael Moore nails it. For Democrats, and indeed anyone who didn't support Trump - in fact anyone who cares about how your country is run and by whom, now is the time to put your sorrows aside and begin to take action to take back your government and make sure that elites, special interests and the "status quo" can never again take the power they have enjoyed for decades.

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Michael Moore’s 5-Point ‘Morning After To-Do List’



The morning after Donald Trump became the U.S. president-elect felt like something of a hangover for millions of Democrats. With a Republican Senate and House of Representatives to boot, to say nothing of Supreme Court vacancies, many liberals were understandably depressed.

Maybe that’s why documentary filmmaker Michael Moore’s five-point plan has been shared over 100,000 times since it was posted on Facebook Wednesday morning. It offers a blueprint for how Democrats can get back up and fight for their causes.

Below, you’ll find the plan in its entirety:

Morning After To-Do List:

1. Take over the Democratic Party and return it to the people. They have failed us miserably.


2. Fire all pundits, predictors, pollsters and anyone else in the media who had a narrative they wouldn’t let go of and refused to listen to or acknowledge what was really going on. Those same bloviators will now tell us we must “heal the divide” and “come together.” They will pull more hooey like that out of their ass in the days to come. Turn them off.


3. Any Democratic member of Congress who didn’t wake up this morning ready to fight, resist and obstruct in the way Republicans did against President Obama every day for eight full years must step out of the way and let those of us who know the score lead the way in stopping the meanness and the madness that’s about to begin.


4. Everyone must stop saying they are “stunned” and “shocked.” What you mean to say is that you were in a bubble and weren’t paying attention to your fellow Americans and their despair. YEARS of being neglected by both parties, the anger and the need for revenge against the system only grew. Along came a TV star they liked whose plan was to destroy both parties and tell them all “You’re fired!” Trump’s victory is no surprise. He was never a joke. Treating him as one only strengthened him. He is both a creature and a creation of the media and the media will never own that.

5. You must say this sentence to everyone you meet today: “HILLARY CLINTON WON THE POPULAR VOTE!” The MAJORITY of our fellow Americans preferred Hillary Clinton over Donald Trump. Period. Fact. If you woke up this morning thinking you live in an effed-up country, you don’t. The majority of your fellow Americans wanted Hillary, not Trump. The only reason he’s president is because of an arcane, insane 18th-century idea called the Electoral College. Until we change that, we’ll continue to have presidents we didn’t elect and didn’t want. You live in a country where a majority of its citizens have said they believe there’s climate change, they believe women should be paid the same as men, they want a debt-free college education, they don’t want us invading countries, they want a raise in the minimum wage and they want a single-payer true universal health care system. None of that has changed. We live in a country where the majority agree with the “liberal” position. We just lack the liberal leadership to make that happen (see: #1 above).




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posted on Nov, 10 2016 @ 04:36 AM
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There's a sixth point there, Michael Moore has now more reasons to make a buck out of his movies



posted on Nov, 10 2016 @ 04:38 AM
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a reply to: Substracto

Can't blame the man for making money, unfortunately money is something we all need, for better or worse.

Whether or not he makes money off his work doesn't matter, as long as the message is on point and he helps to effect real change.



posted on Nov, 10 2016 @ 04:40 AM
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a reply to: Kryties

me neither, just saying he will have more motivation to explore the artistic side with Trump in the house



posted on Nov, 10 2016 @ 04:40 AM
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Though Michael Moore is a complete hack, I have to agree with every point except for #5.

If the popular vote was the sole decider of the US election, cities like New York, Los Angeles and Miami would determine all of our presidents. Doesn't sound like much of a democracy, does it? He knows this, but I guess this is just his way to blow off steam and be a sensationalist.

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posted on Nov, 10 2016 @ 04:45 AM
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a reply to: Kryties

He could have boiled it down to "Grow a set, stop the monster, save the world".



posted on Nov, 10 2016 @ 04:46 AM
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a reply to: Konduit

I don't understand why people think the "popular vote" shouldn't be counted?

Isn't the popular vote indicative of whom the majority of people want to be President? Democracy is representative of whom the majority want is it not?



posted on Nov, 10 2016 @ 04:47 AM
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originally posted by: TrueBrit
a reply to: Kryties

He could have boiled it down to "Grow a set, stop the monster, save the world".


Well, yes. Lol.

I, for one, like seeing things in a bit more detail than that, but in essence he could have said that yeah.




posted on Nov, 10 2016 @ 04:48 AM
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Glad to know he's not on suicide watch at least.



posted on Nov, 10 2016 @ 04:49 AM
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a reply to: Ohanka

Nah. He's a fighter, he's been trying to fight the good fight for decades now.



posted on Nov, 10 2016 @ 04:51 AM
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a reply to: Kryties

He made some decent documentaries in the past.

His Pro-Clinton stuff seemed far out of character for him. I'm sure he had his reasons.

I watched his Michael Moore in Trumpland, that was as pretty poor display imo.



posted on Nov, 10 2016 @ 04:55 AM
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originally posted by: Ohanka
a reply to: Kryties

He made some decent documentaries in the past.

His Pro-Clinton stuff seemed far out of character for him. I'm sure he had his reasons.


My guess is his reasoning was that Trump was worse. Something many of us fear will become true. Time will tell now, I guess.


I watched his Michael Moore in Trumpland, that was as pretty poor display imo.


Haven't watched it yet, but I've read good and bad reviews - most likely only indicative of whom the reviewer supported in the election.



posted on Nov, 10 2016 @ 05:06 AM
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a reply to: Kryties

Hillary carried only 18 out of 50 states.

The electoral college isn't perfect, but you can clearly see that by your logic large cities like NY, LA, and Chicago would decide the US election over the entire country.

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posted on Nov, 10 2016 @ 05:09 AM
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originally posted by: Konduit
a reply to: Kryties

Hillary carried only 18 out of 50 states.

The electoral college isn't perfect, but you can clearly see that by your logic large cities like NY, LA, and Chicago would decide the US election over the entire country.


But if the majority of people live in those cities then why shouldn't their vote be counted in its entirety instead of having to share equal vote with less people in other states?



posted on Nov, 10 2016 @ 05:12 AM
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a reply to: Kryties
OOh I thought it was about him consumming 5 sausage and egg Mc Muffins for breakfast,dang what a miss read article



posted on Nov, 10 2016 @ 05:12 AM
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OOh I thought it was about him consumming 5 sausage and egg Mc Muffins for breakfast,dang what a miss read article



posted on Nov, 10 2016 @ 05:13 AM
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originally posted by: Kryties
a reply to: Konduit

I don't understand why people think the "popular vote" shouldn't be counted?

Isn't the popular vote indicative of whom the majority of people want to be President? Democracy is representative of whom the majority want is it not?


The popular vote is used to determine which Presidential candidate receives the Electoral College votes for each State. Each State's Electoral College votes directly correspond to how many members they have in Congress (House of Representatives, plus the Senate).

In this way the people vote, within their State, for President - and the majority rules. Each State then casts its ballots for President...ensuring that all regions of the Country have a representative say in who becomes President, in the same proportion as their representative say in Congress. Makes perfect sense.

Otherwise, the far-more-liberal urbanites in the Country's largest cities would essentially dictate executive policy for everyone, everywhere. You would have vast swaths of the Country feeling quite powerless, and unrepresented at the very top.

Just take a look at the electoral map sometime, county to county, and you will see that almost the entire Country is red...with little blue dots representing the city dwellers. No system is perfect, but taking the raw vote for President would (IMHO) be inferior to the current system.



posted on Nov, 10 2016 @ 05:14 AM
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a reply to: Kryties

Because that's just it, they are different states. If this was the case, the other states would have seceded from the union a long time ago.

Equal representation. Would you want people living in a city on the other side of the country to have almost complete control over who YOUR leader is?

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posted on Nov, 10 2016 @ 05:15 AM
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a reply to: Kryties

So do I Kryties,

But unfortunately, this election has proven many things, and one of them is that soundbites, short, effective, and concise messages, are better received and more likely to take root.

Personally, as a lover of the English language, I find it very sad, but not nearly as sad as I find the fact that the constitution is likely to take two rounds to the back of the skull during the next administration in the US.

I am British, but I think the constitution of the United States of America is one of the greatest documents ever penned, which makes me very nervous for the future of my American associates and the freedoms they stand to be deprived of, if Trump and his VP act on their stated intentions.



posted on Nov, 10 2016 @ 05:18 AM
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originally posted by: Kryties

originally posted by: Konduit
a reply to: Kryties

Hillary carried only 18 out of 50 states.

The electoral college isn't perfect, but you can clearly see that by your logic large cities like NY, LA, and Chicago would decide the US election over the entire country.


But if the majority of people live in those cities then why shouldn't their vote be counted in its entirety instead of having to share equal vote with less people in other states?


For the same reason that there is a Constitution that puts limits on the power that Governments, and "the majority", have to impose their will on the minority...whether that minority refers to ethnicity, gender, etc., or place of residence.

This the difference between a pure Democracy and a Republic. The USA is a Republic.




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