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Dude, Where's My Country?

6 Ratings: 2.2
A book by Michael Moore

The people of the United States, according to author and filmmaker Michael Moore (Bowling for Columbine,Stupid White Men), have been hoodwinked. Tricked, he says, by Republican lawmakers and their wealthy corporate pals who use a combination of concocted … see full wiki

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Author: Michael Moore
Publisher: Warner Books
4 reviews about Dude, Where's My Country?
Quick Tip by . June 19, 2010
As anyone who has ever heard of or read Michael Moore's work knows he is quite controversial. This book was written after 9/11 and caused an uproar of criticism. Some may disagree with what he says and some might just be unsure. He does provoke strong emotions in readers. Most of the facts he presents are true, however, context is always something to question. I enjoyed this book. I thought it was an interesting read but I take his conclusions lightly.
review by . July 16, 2005
The author covers many diverse topics in a book designed to retrace the losses in jobs, home affordability and the education system of the early 1950s and 1960s. The population in the U.S.A. grew to well over 280MM. In NYC, the population grew from 8MM to 10MM in the span of a few decades. This population increase has  placed added demands on the public infrastructure. In addition,  the purchasing power of the dollar has eroded considerably since the 1950s. It is now approximately …
review by . July 15, 2005
Pros: Funny and has strong arguments     Cons: Moore ultimately knows too little about America's enemies, and leaves out too many arguments     The Bottom Line: I expected to give it three stars. I couldn't, out of good conscience.     One thing I noticed whenever the political left and right match wits is that the left always tries to undermine their foes by attempting to understand them, while the righties tend to just shoot off. What …
review by . December 25, 2004
While he occasionally exaggerates to make his points more humorous, Moore generally stays fairly close to the truth. Which is more than can be said about those whose favorite sport is to revile him. Moore shows a great deal of knowledge about what has been happening in the United States over the past several years, far more than I expected. He makes two fundamental points regarding the nature of the country.    The first is that the United States is fundamentally a liberal country. An …
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