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Michael Moore:

Palestinian Oscar Nom


2/20/2013 7:08 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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Director Michael Moore is outraged ... claiming his friend -- a Palestinian director whose film is nominated for an Oscar -- was detained at LAX last night because officials didn't believe the man was REALLY in town for the Academy Awards.

Moore tweeted a play-by-play of the incident ... claiming his friend, Emad Burnat -- whose film "5 Broken Cameras" is nominated for Best Documentary Feature," was held for an hour-and-a-half while officials grilled him about his visit.

Moore tweeted, "Emad, his wife & 8-yr old son were placed in a holding area and told they didn't have the proper invitation on them to attend the Oscars."

He continued, "Although he produced the Oscar invite nominees receive, that wasn't good enough & he was threatened with being sent back to Palestine."

"Apparently the Immigration & Customs officers couldn't understand how a Palestinian could be an Oscar nominee. Emad texted me for help."

"I called Academy officials who called lawyers. I told Emad to give the officers my phone # and to say my name a couple of times."

"After 1.5 hrs, they decided to release him & his family & told him he could stay in L.A. for the week & go to the Oscars. Welcome to America."

"'It's nothing I'm not already used to,' he told me later. 'When u live under occupation, with no rights, this is a daily occurrence.'"

Moore concluded ... "He was certain they were going to deport him. But not if I had anything to do about it."

We've reached out to LAX and immigration officials -- so far, no comment.


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Mumra the Ever Living    

Oh Michael, I actually used to like you, now you've turned into this monster. Ego is a terrible thing, and your ego has become grotesque.

610 days ago

Elizabeth Alan    

Poor MiMoo. I will be nice but still think it couldn't happen to a nicer more genuinely sincere creature on earth.

610 days ago


The only thing bigger than Moore's waistline is his ego. So now this fat pig thinks that uttering his name is sufficient to keep someone from getting deported?!? I know things have deteriorated in this, the dismal era of Homobama, but we have not yet descended to the level where Moore, a liberal pig in political slop, carries any "weight" (get it) in determining who gets into this country. Go fill up your fat mouth with a couple of hundred chicken wings, Moore, and let the authorities do their job.

610 days ago

HRH Prince Michael    

To: Mr. Michael Moore
From: HRH Prince Michael/The House of David
Subject: Religious Persecution and Oppression in "America".

While, to a certain extent I commiserate with the unfair issues regarding Mr. Burnat, what he faced
as an individual and as a foreign-visitor to our once
Freedom-practicing nation, is a telling microcosm
for the Godlessly deceptive and sinister "Powers-that-won't-be" in "America".

With, The True and Living Yahweh as My Witness:
As the internationally-acknowledged heir to the most victorious and Divinely-anointed lineages in
World History, I have been subjected to unimagineably gross, Anti-American, Civil and Human Rights violations. Committed by "Governmental"-agencies, aided and abetted by
Corporate, Media, and "Religious" entities.
I have battled these highly-unjust and unconscionable actions - FOR OVER A DECADE.
Fittingly, no greater indictment for these cowardly and national-damning practices exists than, the ever-increasing and endless woes faced by our once Godly-blessed nation. I could -literally-
show you a most revealing timeline of events.
Suffice for it to say, -for now- a confirmed Confederacy of Evil cannot prepare for it's well-deserved recompense, and Justice.

Meanwhile, Mr. Samuel Mullet, an Ohio Amish-leader, was sentenced to fifteen-years in prison for ordering the cutting of hair and beards of other Amish men. Of course, well-funded murderers and
homosexual child molestors are given far-less severe sentences in "America". Be sure, this
profound injustice shall neither go unanswered.

Though I have not attended a "film" in many, many, years, I encourage you to be diligent and
be not further deceived: Pharaoh, Feds, Frauds, and other Fascists, shall fall in The Blessed Reign.

The House of David 2 Chronicles 13 Victory, is
NOW, The Most Holy Christ King Yeshua reigns!
ALL, for The Greater Glory of The True and Living Yahweh!

610 days ago


It's important information to know since we don't get fair and accurate reporting from the media and facts tend to get lost in the jumble of daily events.

Crash Course on the Arab-Israeli Conflict. Here are some conveniently overlooked fact sin the current Middle East situation. These were
compiled by a Christian University professor.

HERE'S THE BRIEF FACTS ON THE ISRAELI CONFICT TODAY....Takes just a few minutes to read! It makes sense and it's not slanted.
Jew and non-Jew, it doesn't matter.

1. Nationhood and Jerusalem. Israel became a nation in 1312 B.C.E., two thousand years before the rise of Islam.

2. Arab refugees in Israel began identifying themselves as part of a Palestinian people in 1967, two decades after the establishment of the modern State of Israel.

3. Since the Jewish conquest in 1272 B.C.E. the Jews have had dominion over the land for one thousand years with a continuous presence in the land for the past 3,300 years.

4. The only Arab dominion since the conquest in 635 C.E. lasted no more than 22 years.

5. For over 3,300 years, Jerusalem has been the Jewish capital. Jerusalem has never been the capital of any Arab or Muslim entity. Even
when the Jordanians occupied Jerusalem, they never sought to make it their capital, and Arab leaders did not come to visit.

6. Jerusalem is mentioned over 700 times in Tanach, the Jewish Holy Scriptures. Jerusalem is not mentioned once in the Koran.

7. Kind David founded the city of Jerusalem . Mohammed never came to Jerusalem.

8. Jews pray facing Jerusalem. Muslims pray with their backs toward Jerusalem.

9. Arab and Jewish Refugees: In 1948 the Arab refugees were encouraged to leave Israel by Arab leaders promising to purge the land of Jews. Sixty-eight percent left without ever seeing an Israeli soldier.

10. The Jewish refugees were forced to flee from Arab lands due to Arab brutality, persecution and pogroms.

11. The number of Arab refugees who left Israel in 1948 is estimated to be around 630,000. The number of Jewish refugees from Arab lands is estimated to be the same.

12. Arab refugees were INTENTIONALLY not absorbed or integrated into the Arab land to which they fled, despite the vast Arab territory. Of all the 100,000,000 refugees since World War 11, theirs is the only refugee group in the world that has never been absorbed or integrated into their own people's lands. Jewish refugees were completely absorbed into Israel, a country no larger than the state of New Jersey.

13. The Arab-Israeli Conflict: The Arabs are represented by eight separate nations, not including the Palestinians. There is only one
Jewish nation. The Arab nations initiated all five wars and lost. Israel defended itself each time and won.

14. The P.L.O.'s Charter still calls for the destruction of the State of Israel. Israel has given the Palestinians most of the West Bank
land, autonomy under the Palestinian Authority, and has supplied them with weapons.

15. Under Jordanian rule, Jewish Holy sites were desecrated and the Jews were denied access to places of worship. Under Israel rule, all Muslim and Christian sites have been preserved and made accessible to people of all faiths.

16. The U.N. Record on Israel and the Arabs: of the 175 Security Council resolutions passed before 1990, 97 were directed against Israel.

17. Of the 690 General Assembly resolutions voted on before 1990, 429 were directed against Israel.

18. The U.N. was silent while 58 Jerusalem synagogues were destroyed by the Jordanians.

19. The U. N. was silent while the Jordanians systematically desecrated the ancient Jewish cemetery on the Mount of Olives.

20. The U.N. was silent while the Jordanians enforced an apartheid-like policy of preventing Jews from visiting the Temple Mount and the Western Wall.

610 days ago


They probably viewed all Muslims with suspicion. Probably thinks he is a terrorist or something. Sad fact is TSA can't even differentiate between a normal person or a terrorist. When I flown in with a friend he was automatically asked to step aside just because he looked like middle eastern despite the fact he wasn't even from that region and was an Indian. TSA continues to be an embarrassment as their staffs are NOT TRAINED

610 days ago


PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE Keep him!!! Do not send him back!

610 days ago

HRH Prince Michael    

@The Hoch:
ALL, for The Greater Glory of The God of The Nina, Pinta, and The Santa Maria!
ALL, for The Greater Glory of The God of Washington,
Lincoln, and Kennedy!
ALL, for The Greater Glory of THE GOD OF ISRAEL!
ALL, For The Greater Glory of The True and Living YAHWEH!

610 days ago


That fat, whiney bitch is at it again?

610 days ago


Every time I see Michael Moore,I have the overwhelming urge TRO yell "Suey...Suey!!"

610 days ago


When that guy Wins The OSCAR let's hope he thanks the INS at the

610 days ago


Did you notice that Michael Moore made this all about him? I agree with him politically, but MM seems like kind of a douche.

610 days ago


Sorry if this is the world we live in. I am a peaceful woman who is now unhappily gun shopping to protect myself from the crazies. I am glad they checked him out.

610 days ago


is that harvey's lipstick on moore?

610 days ago


Tough **** Moore! An ex-cop, ex-military with an honorable discharge that had no issues until a couple weeks ago went crazy and look what happened. The only thing I can say is detain Moore and let Emad and his family stay!

610 days ago
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