Sunday, March 6, 2011

Michael Moore: "America Is Not Broke"

Documentary filmmaker Michael Moore spoke at a rally in Madison, Wisconsin, on Saturday, hailing the state's 14 Democratic senators for “refusing to participate in the scam of the century” and urging the protesters to stay strong. Moore stated that America is not broke; the wealth is concentrated in "the banks and the portfolios of the uber rich," including 400 Americans who have more wealth than half of all Americans combined. These forces do not want to pay their fair share of taxes, crashed the economy, were bailed out by the billions and control the message through media ownership. Wisconsin, Moore stated, is the beginning of “a massive, nonviolent revolt across the country.” Moore’s half-hour message (transcript here) is worth listening to in its entirety:

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