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'Sicko' Michael Moore
Michael Francis Moore (born April 23, 1954) is an American filmmaker, author, social critic and activist. He is the director and producer of Fahrenheit 9/11, which is the highest-grossing documentary of all time. His films Bowling for Columbine and Sicko also place in the top ten highest-grossing documentaries. In September 2008, he released his first free movie on the Internet, Slacker Uprising, which documented his personal crusade to encourage more Americans to vote in presidential elections. He has also written and starred in the TV shows TV Nation and The Awful Truth. Moore criticizes globalization, large corporations, assault weapon ownership, U.S. Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush, the Iraq War, the American health care system, and capitalism in his written and cinematic works.
Malkin was born Michelle Maglalang in Philadelphia to Filipino parents, Dr. Apolo and Rafaela Maglalang, in the United States on a work visa. Her maternal grandfather fought under General Douglas MacArthur. She grew up in Absecon, New Jersey, and graduated from Oberlin College. In 1993, she married Rhodes Scholar and RAND Corporation economist Jesse Malkin, with whom she has two children. Her husband now looks after their children, as well as helping her with her work "for a few hours a week" She began her career at the Los Angeles Daily News,working as a columnist from 1992 to 1994. In her column, she once described her early career thus: "How can anybody live on $25K/year?? When I was 24 and making less than that, I did it by eating Spaghetti-O's, Ramen noodles and Swanson pot pies for dinner; driving a Toyota Tercel with no air conditioning; and sleeping on a $30 futon." In 1996, she moved to Seattle, where she wrote columns for The Seattle Times, and participated in a panel at an Asian American professional conference with John Carlson debating Initiative 200, a ban on racial preferences. She became a nationally syndicated columnist in 1999. Malkin's column, syndicated by Creators Syndicate, appears in over 200 newspapers nationwide as of 2005. She is also a frequent commentator for FOX News Channel. In June 2004 she launched a political blog which quickly became highly popular, at most times residing among the top five conservative political blogs. Like many political bloggers, she has disabled comments on her blog because of a torrent of obscene (and, in her case, racist) comments. Malkin's blog occasionally highlights investigative reports from other sites, most notably an investigation into financial irregularities at Air America Radio. She is frequently used as an example of the blurred line between bloggers and reporters, given such investigations and her widely distributed columns and appearances on multiple media outlets. Her first book, Invasion: How America Still Welcomes Terrorists, Criminals, and Other Foreign Menaces, was published in 2002 and was a New York Times bestseller. In 2004, she wrote In Defense of Internment, defending Japanese American internment by the United States Government during World War II and relating this theme to the contemporary War on Terrorism, taking some heat from Asian American civil rights organizations who had been uniformly opposed to this historical policy. The "Historians' Committee for Fairness", a group of professors, condemned the book for not having undergone peer review and containing a central thesis they argued was false. Opponents also attempted to ban the book from the Manzanar relocation center National Historic Site but failed when the management refused to "censor dissenting viewpoints". Malkin's third book, Unhinged: Exposing Liberals Gone Wild was released in October 2005. On April 24, 2006, Hot Air, a "conservative Internet broadcast network" went into operation, with Malkin as founder and CEO. She has a daily newscast on Hot Air called "Vent With Michelle Malkin." Source: Wikipedia.
Rachel Anne McAdams (born November 17, 1978) is a Canadian actress. After graduating from a four-year theatre program at York University in 2001, McAdams initially worked in Canadian television and film productions such as My Name is Tanino, Perfect Pie (for which she received a Genie Award nomination) and Slings and Arrows. Her first Hollywood movie was the 2002 comedy The Hot Chick. McAdams found fame in 2004 with starring roles in the teen comedy Mean Girls and the romantic drama The Notebook. In 2005, she appeared in the romantic comedy Wedding Crashers, the psychological thriller Red Eye and the family drama The Family Stone. She was hailed by the media as "the next Julia Roberts" and received a BAFTA nomination for Best Rising Star. However, McAdams withdrew from public life in 2006 and 2007. During this time, she turned down leading roles in high-profile films such as The Devil Wears Prada. She made a low-key return to work in 2008, starring in two limited release films: the film noir Married Life and the road trip movie The Lucky Ones. She returned to prominence in 2009 with appearances in the political thriller State of Play, the science-fiction romance The Time Traveler's Wife and the action-adventure film Sherlock Holmes. McAdams's first star vehicle was the 2010 comedy Morning Glory. In 2011, she starred in Woody Allen's romantic comedy Midnight in Paris and made a cameo appearance in the action-adventure sequel Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows. McAdams co-starred in 2012's romantic drama The Vow, and will appear in an as-yet-untitled Terrence Malick film and Brian De Palma's Passion. McAdams lives in The Annex neighborhood of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She has dated both Ryan Gosling and Josh Lucas, and is currently in a relationship with Michael Sheen. She is an environmentalist.
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McAdams lives in The Annex neighborhood of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She shares a house with her younger brother, although they have separate kitchens and bathrooms. McAdams also holds a US green card and has remarked, "I never thought I'd say this, but I actually miss L.A. when I'm not there." She practices kundalini yoga daily. She likes to garden and cook in her spare time and has said that she would open a restaurant if she were not an actress. McAdams had a two-year relationship with Canadian actor Ryan Gosling from mid-2005 to mid-2007. They also briefly reunited in the summer of 2008. Following their split, Gosling described her as "one of the great loves of my life". She dated American actor Josh Lucas for a number of months in 2009. McAdams is currently in a relationship with Welsh actor Michael Sheen, whom she met on the set of Midnight in Paris in July 2010. McAdams is an environmentalist. She ran an eco-friendly lifestyle website GreenIsSexy.org with two friends for five years. The website has not been updated since November 2011. Her house is powered by Bullfrog renewable energy. She travels around Toronto by bicycle, and rents a Toyota Prius when in Los Angeles because it is "a harder town to cycle in." McAdams sat on a TreeHugger/Live Earth judging panel in 2007. She was involved in Matter of Trust's 'hair boom' efforts following the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. In 2011, McAdams attended Foodstock, a protest against a proposed limestone mega quarry in Melancthon, Ontario. She is also a supporter of the Blue Planet's clean drinking water initiative. McAdams is also involved with other charitable and social causes. She volunteered in Biloxi, Mississippi in 2005, as part of the clean-up effort following Hurricane Katrina. In 2006, she took part in the "Day Without Immigrants" demonstration in Los Angeles, protesting against the federal government's attempts to further criminalize undocumented aliens living in the United States. She appealed for donations during the Canada for Haiti telethon in 2010. In 2011, McAdams attended the Occupy Toronto demonstration. She has worked with charities including the Sunshine Foundation of Canada, the Alzheimer's Association, the READ Campaign, and United Way of Canada. Source: Wikipedia.
Lunatic—Former Radical Georgia Congresswoman, Cynthia McKinney
Cynthia Ann McKinney (born March 17, 1955) is a former US Congresswoman and a member of the Green Party since 2007. As a member of the Democratic Party, she served six terms as a member of the United States House of Representatives. In 2008, the Green Party nominated McKinney for President of the United States. She is the first African-American woman to have represented Georgia in the House. In the 1992 election, McKinney was elected in the newly re-created 11th District, and was re-elected in 1994. When her district was redrawn and renumbered due to the Supreme Court of the United States ruling in Miller v. Johnson,McKinney was easily elected from the new 4th District in the 1996 election, and was re-elected twice without substantive opposition. McKinney was defeated by Denise Majette in the 2002 Democratic primary. Some people believe she was defeated because of Republican crossover voting in Georgia's open primary election, which permits anyone from any party to vote in any party primary and "usually rewards moderate candidates and penalizes those outside the mainstream." Others believe that her defeat was due to her "her controversial profile, which included support for Arab causes and a suggestion that Bush knew in advance of the September 11 attacks." After her 2002 loss, McKinney traveled and gave speeches, and served as a Commissioner in The Citizens' Commission on 9-11. On October 26, 2004, she was among 100 Americans and 40 family members of those who were killed on 9/11 who signed the 9/11 Truth Movement statement, calling for new investigations into unexplained aspects of the 9/11 events. McKinney was re-elected to the House in November 2004, following her successor's run for Senate. In Congress, she advocated unsealing records pertaining to the CIA's role in assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., and the murder of Tupac Shakur and continued to criticize the Bush Administration over the 9/11 attacks. She supported anti-war legislation and introduced articles of impeachment against President Bush, Vice President Dick Cheney, and Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice. Source: Wikipedia.
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