Category Archives: MSNBC

Rachel Maddow Tops Sean Hannity in 9PM Ratings

Tuesday, September 25, 2012 Rachel Maddow Beats All Competitors at 9PM FOX’s 9PM resident bloviator and Obama-hater, Sean Hannity, was beat in the TV ratings by MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow for the first time since January 19, 2009. Fueled by coverage … Continue reading

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Ed Schultz Suspended from MSNBC for Calling Laura Ingraham a “Slut”

Wednesday, May 25, 2011 MSNBC’s Ed Schultz, the liberal’s Rush Limbaugh, was suspended “indefinitely” from his cable TV program for calling the arch conservative radio host, Laura Ingraham, a “right-wing slut” and a “talk slut.” Schultz, one of the most … Continue reading

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MSNBC Ratings Drop Post-Keith Olbermann

Sunday, January 30, 2011 It looks like MSNBC is paying a big price in the ratings department after summarily firing Keith Olbermann. MSNBC rushed to replace “Countdown with Keith Olbermann” with the “Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell” at 8PM. O’Donnell, … Continue reading

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Keith Olbermann Out: Comcast In

Saturday, January 22, 2011 Less than a week after the FCC and the U.S. Department of Justice approved the merger of conservative media giant Comcast and NBC, MSNBC abruptly fired Keith Olbermann. With two years remaining on his four-year, $30 … Continue reading

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Cenk Uygur to GOProud’s Christopher Barron: “Uh, you’re a dumbass”

Friday, December 31, 2010 I love Cenk Uygur. Besides being smart, and easy on the eyes, he’s fearless and he’s not afraid to call out conservatives on their bullshit. In this video clip (originally broadcast on MSNBC Thursday, December 30, … Continue reading

Posted in Cenk Uygur, Conflicted Republicans, Heros, Liberals, MSNBC, News, Politics | Tagged , , , , , , | 16 Comments

Keith Olbermann Suspended Over Political Donations

Friday, November 5, 2010 Keith Olbermann, the MSNBC anchor and a leading liberal voice, was suspended indefinitely Friday for making campaign donations to three Democratic congressional candidates. The donations violated NBC News ethics policy. The announcement came in a one-sentence … Continue reading

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MSNBC Turns on Obama, Trashes Address: “I don’t sense executive command”

Tuesday, June 15, 2010 MSNBC, once a totally owned subsidiary of President Barack Obama, tonight turned against the president and compared his first Oval Office address to former President Jimmy Carter. Chris Matthews, Keith Olbermann and Howard Fineman reacted to … Continue reading

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Tweety’s Love Affair with Obama is Officially Over

Friday, May 21, 2010 MSNBC’s Chris “Tweety” Matthews is done with President Barack Obama. The cable anchor, who once famously said Obama’s campaign speech sent a thrill up his leg, told Jay Leno on Thursday that the president now scares … Continue reading

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Cable News Gets Punked by a Six Old Boy and a Balloon

Friday, October 16, 2009 Yesterday will go down in history as the most embarrassing day in cable news history. Shortly before 3PM EST, all news stopped and the networks switched their coverage to Falcon Heene, a six year old boy … Continue reading

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David Shuster Tweets About Wingnut Threats

Saturday, August 15, 2009 Yesterday, MSNBC’s David Shuster shared tweets about wingnut threats: I shudder to think what Keith Olbermann and Rachel Maddow must receive everyday from the unhinged, lunatic rightwing? Ironically, it’s many of these same wingnuts who would … Continue reading

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Please Meet Rabid, Israeli Birther, Dr. Orly Taitz

Monday, August 3, 2009 Kudos to MSNBC’s David Shuster and Tamron Hall for their careful handling of the rabid, frothing-at-the-mouth, Israeli Birther, Dr. Orly Taitz. Watch it: Now, I realize many Israelis (usually rightwing Likuds) are still smarting over the … Continue reading

Posted in Birthers, David Shuster, International News, Likuds, MSNBC, News, President Barack Obama, Tamron Hall | Tagged , , , , , , , | 19 Comments

Watch Chris Matthews Destroy G. Gordon Liddy

Friday, July 24, 2009 Can someone tell me what the hell happened to MSNBC’s Chris Matthews to change him from a typical cable news loudmouth, to a skilled prosecutor? First, he eviscerates Rep. John Campbell (R-CA) for sponsoring a bill … Continue reading

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Pat Buchanan: “This has been a country basically built by white folks”

Friday, July 17, 2009 I commend MSNBC for keeping Pat Buchanan around as a reminder of how far we’ve come in this country when it comes to how think about race and gender. Buchanan is a 1950’s baby — a … Continue reading

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“No Way! Look at the Size of That!”

Thursday, July 2, 2009 Nothing causes fits of giggles in a newsroom more than a story about a giant cucumber. Just ask MSNBC’s David Shuster and his co-host Tamron Hall. Watch here. In fact, at one point, Shuster just covered … Continue reading

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MSNBC Developing Weekend Show for Chuck Todd

Monday, April 13, 2009 According to multiple network sources, MSNBC is developing a weekend political show to be moderated by Chuck Todd. Todd is the network’s GOP shill political director and chief White House correspondent. After Tim Russert’s untimely death … Continue reading

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Ed Schultz Gets MSNBC Program of His Own

Thursday, April 2, 2009 Talk Radio host Ed Schultz has landed his own show on MSNBC. Speculation swirled about Schultz — a bombastic, progressive talker, joining the MSNBC lineup after network president Phil Griffin said he was looking for another … Continue reading

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MSNBC In Discussions with Ed Schultz for Program

Saturday, March 21, 2009 MSNBC president Phil Griffin confirmed the network is in discussions with syndicated talk radio host Ed Schultz about possibly joining the network on a full-time basis. Speculation about Mr. Schultz’s future role at MSNBC has focused … Continue reading

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SCOOP: Bill Maher Headed to MSNBC?

Saturday, January 24, 2009 This is good. I’ve learned that the inimitable Bill Maher may be headed to MSNBC to fill the open 10PM time slot following Rachel Maddow. According to Portfolio.com: MSNBC to wants to create a new show … Continue reading

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