TV 'Law and Order" Actor Michael Moriarty on Why He
December 28th 2005
Florida--Libertarians have a lot to say about improving society,
says Michael Moriarty, former star of TV's 'Law & Order' and
distinguished actor of numerous films.
Mr. Moriarty will
be giving a special rare interview on the Call-In Libertarian Radio
Show 'FreedomWorks!' at 9 PM EST, on Tuesday, January 3, 2006. The
show can be heard via internet at its site at
http://www.TheFreedomWorks.org and welcomes call in comments at
ACTOR IS CULTURAL
The popular actor
has been a hit with critics as well, and won two Emmy Awards, a Tony
Award, and a Golden Globe Award. His movies include "Bang the Drum
Slowly" and "Pale Rider."
Mr. Moriarty is
also a jazz musician and playwright of the stage hit "Hitler and
Jesus" and supports various humanitarian causes. In recent years, he
has developed a reputation as a stinging social critic whose poetic,
absurdist-style articles have attracted a devoted following. The
contrarian articles typically explore how symbols in marketing
unexpectedly affect people's perceptions.
After learning of
the US Libertarian Party and visiting one of its board meetings some
years ago, the actor became interested in Libertarian international
activities, especially in helping native peoples.
SHOW SHOWCASES ACTIVISM
The show is part
of an ongoing series where the FreedomWorks! invites political and
cultural celebrities to discuss Libertarian ideas and social trends.
also explores how people are using Libertarian and less-government
ideas to better their community, and has attracted a wide range of
guests from across the political spectrum, who often use it to
announce changes in their thinking.
Broadcast on 3
stations in the Tampa Bay area of Florida, it has a wide national
and even international following, with listener e-mails from as far
Moriarty: "We've been asleep for about 50 years. Ever since the end
of World War II we just steadily handed our future and our bank
accounts and now our children, handed them all over to the federal
government...National Health? Socialized pension funds?
State-controlled television? Search and seizure laws? Forfeiture
laws? If we're not in the Soviet Union of the United States we
certainly have returned to 1776 and 'taxation without
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