Tag Archives: MSNBC

Rick Snyder… becoming a laughing stock in the national media

I don’t know that I’ve ever seen a morning news show where the hosts, when confronted by the response of a politician, actually laugh out loud in said guest’s face, but that’s exactly what happened this morning when our Governor, Rick Snyder, appeared on MSNBC and attempted to sell the idea that the new right-to-work […]

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Bonnie Bucqueroux on the Lansing Online News

As I think I’ve demonstrated here in the past, I’m intrigued by what’s going on around the United States in the emerging field of citizen journalism. I like the idea of regular people rising up, motivated by the ever-decreasing quality of local reportage, and launching their own online news communities. As some of you may […]

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Regardless of what you’re being told, the deficit is due to Bush’s tax cuts, not Obama’s stimulus spending

Ann Arbor-born economist and historian Bruce Bartlett, who served as domestic policy advisor to Ronald Reagan, and in the Treasury under George H.W. Bush, joined Chris Mathews on MSNBC’s Hardball yesterday, talking about the true origins of our nation’s current deficit. It should be required viewing for all Americans… Here’s the video, followed by an […]

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Goodbye Olbermann, hello Comcast

Keith Olbermann was let go from MSNBC yesterday. I’ll admit that I wasn’t the biggest fan of his Murrow-aping delivery, but I liked knowing that he was out there every night, calling the conservatives out on their bullshit. He was, as far as I know, the first person in the media to speak up against […]

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Free healthcare clinic draws thousands

While Glenn Beck and the folks over at FOX News were busy promoting their Tea Parties, giving their more rabid viewers an opportunity to scream, red-faced about Socialism and wave around the Hitler posters that they’d been hiding all these years, Keith Olbermann’s crew at MSNBC decided to go another route. Under the guidance of […]

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