The mayor pays television evangelist Robert Schuller to preach to the town's unemployed. At the same time, Deputy Fred oversees a family being evicted from their home on Christmas Eve. Most of our employees, even those who at times cause problems. You're a private interest, and I won't speak to you. She turns yellow, looks a little bit sickly. I quickly sized up the situation: Three guards in the booth, plus the one with the corsage.
The economic process at work is established quickly at the beginning of the film. Finally, the Roger And Me script is here for all you quotes spouting fans of the Michael Moore movie. Donny and Marie had come to celebrate the opening of Auto World. That was kind of a what-happens-if type of thing. There may be a sense in which people who spend all of their time in the movies are avoiding the politics outside the theater doors -- and resent it when political issues follow them into their womb of dreams. General Motors confirmed it today. Pat Boone celebrates with a song.
You've spent a lot of money. He points out that Flint is the place where the 1937 Flint Sit-Down Strike occurred, resulting in the birth of the United Auto Workers. General Motors and the United Auto Workers' union came up with a novel idea. I have no idea if he's here or not, but you'll have to leave the club. And I'm thinking, ''What a horrible song. The mayor, though, was having better luck with an even higher authority. Roger Smith was beaming his Christmas message.
I don't know much about him. He's going to be our supper on the supper table. I feel sorry for people. Flint is best known for its principal industry. I was not born yesterday, and as I watched the film I knew that certain shots were set-ups. I knew you'd rather have a Buick. These efforts fail, as the Hyatt soon files for bankruptcy, Water Street Pavilion sees most of its stores go out of business, and AutoWorld closes due to a lack of visitors just six months after the grand opening.
That seemed to be the general consensus. Some of the stuff is donated. It's expected we'll get some of our fleet back towards midsummer. We've got a lot going for us, and don't ever forget it. Flint's leaders needed more tourists. Even if it means eliminating jobs. I knew then there had to be more to life than this.
As he returns in 1985 , General Motors announces the layoffs of thousands of Flint auto workers, the jobs of whom will go to cheaper labor when the plant relocates to Mexico. Contains grisly scenes of a rabbit being slaughtered, which I find painful since I have a pet rabbit, and Smith delivering a Christmas speech about the warmth the holiday season provides, while superimposed over a family being evicted on Christmas Eve. Trying to get a simple cup of coffee became a nightmare for me. But it's quickly gaining notoriety as a major crime center. I don't give a shit what you tell him. They called two or three different places.
Literally, there's a recreation of the main-street stores that once flourished. Everyone there had a job, yet no one seemed to be working. I think most of you are aware. Moore's dialectical ability to expose the truth between the people celebrating the opening of the new jail and the facts that surround the reason that new jail must be built is the work of pure genius. I loved how Roger Smith dodged the film crews everytime they showed up. I'm sure he said the Grosse Pointe. We enjoyed a prosperity that working people had never seen.
I've called, written, and I've been here before. I came to burn Money magazine, because Flint's my adopted city. I then read that Roger was going to be at the Grosse Pointe Yacht Club. The wind will blow it over if you don't. He has the same kind of ear for revealing dialog as Bob Elliott and Ray Goulding, the two most influential American humorists of the last 40 years, who in all of their work reflect the cadences and vocabularies of people telling us more about themselves than they know. They know there've been many good times in the past, and there's more. Others might be poetic, elegaic, angry or funny.