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    Re: WikiLeaks: Cuba banned Sicko for depicting 'mythical' healthcare system

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    Re: WikiLeaks: Cuba banned Sicko for depicting 'mythical' healthcare system

    Quote Originally Posted by spud_meister View Post
    I can proudly say that the only time I've supported Mr. Moore was when he blew himself up in Team America.

    Funny stuff...


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    Re: WikiLeaks: Cuba banned Sicko for depicting 'mythical' healthcare system

    I like wikileaks..

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    Re: WikiLeaks: Cuba banned Sicko for depicting 'mythical' healthcare system

    Quote Originally Posted by SheWolf View Post
    I like wikileaks..

    why? they are terrorists.


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    Re: WikiLeaks: Cuba banned Sicko for depicting 'mythical' healthcare system

    Quote Originally Posted by j-mac View Post
    why? they are terrorists.


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    Under which definition of terrorism?

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    Re: WikiLeaks: Cuba banned Sicko for depicting 'mythical' healthcare system

    Quote Originally Posted by SheWolf View Post
    Under which definition of terrorism?

    Cyber.

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    Re: WikiLeaks: Cuba banned Sicko for depicting 'mythical' healthcare system

    Quote Originally Posted by j-mac View Post
    Cyber.

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    Re: WikiLeaks: Cuba banned Sicko for depicting 'mythical' healthcare system

    Quote Originally Posted by ARealConservative View Post
    truth is treason in an empire of lies

    Not at all, but the aim here is not noble.


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    http://abcnews.go.com/WNT/video/juli...hmuck-12425603


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    Re: WikiLeaks: Cuba banned Sicko for depicting 'mythical' healthcare system

    The big problem with this story is...wow...just wow... Sicko was not only shown in theatres across Cuba, but the government made it a point to show it on national TV. LOL

    From Moore's site:

    Former health insurance executive Wendell Potter recently revealed that the insurance industry -- which had decided to spend millions to go after me and, if necessary, "push Michael Moore off a cliff" -- had begun working with anti-Castro Cubans in Miami in order to have them speak out and smear my film.

    So, on January 31, 2008, a State Department official stationed in Havana took a made up story and sent it back to his HQ in Washington. Here's what they came up with:

    XXXXXXXXXXXX stated that Cuban authorities have banned Michael Moore's documentary, "Sicko," as being subversive. Although the film's intent is to discredit the U.S. healthcare system by highlighting the excellence of the Cuban system, he said the regime knows the film is a myth and does not want to risk a popular backlash by showing to Cubans facilities that are clearly not available to the vast majority of them.

    Sounds convincing, eh?! There's only one problem -- the entire nation of Cuba was shown the film on national television on April 25, 2008! The Cubans embraced the film so much so it became one of those rare American movies that received a theatrical distribution in Cuba. I personally ensured that a 35mm print got to the Film Institute in Havana. Screenings of 'Sicko' were set up in towns all across the country. In Havana, 'Sicko' screened at the famed Yara Theater.

    But the secret cable said Cubans were banned from seeing my movie. Hmmm.
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    Re: WikiLeaks: Cuba banned Sicko for depicting 'mythical' healthcare system

    Quote Originally Posted by Barbbtx View Post
    You don't seem to have a problem believing the leaks when they about American government or big business. Why are you doubting the cuban one?


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    2.) His death would not stop the leaks or others for doing something similar. In fact it would more than likely make people even more determined to hit the US with leaks. There is already a new competing site that opened yesterday so this kind of exposing of government and big business is set to continue regardless of threats or murders. And frankly I think it is a good thing as a principle. If such sites expose illegalities by government and/or big business then I am all for it.
    3.) What real damage has the leaks actually done other than a bit of pride and embarrassment? A list of "key sites" that most terrorists and enemies most likely knew of already? Making Hilary and a few ambassadors look like fools? Telling the truth about foreign leaders.. oh the shock!http://www.debatepolitics.com/genera...-killed-3.html
    Outstanding. You've probably driven him from the thread.
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