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Broadcast blowhard Keith Olbermann’s countdown has finally come to an end

January 22, 2011

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Broadcast blowhard Keith Olbermann’s countdown has finally come to an end. The liberal lip of MSNBC was unceremoniously dumped by the peacock network last night in a major shakeup that set tongues wagging across the broadcast world. Olbermann, in the middle of a four-year $30 million contract reportedly set to last until 2012, announced that […]

MSNBC‘s Lawrence O’Donnell Admits On-Air: ‘I Am a Socialist’

November 6, 2010

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On Friday’s “Morning Joe” MSNBC host Lawrence O’Donnell made a startling admission: “I am a socialist.” The statement from the regular host of “The Last Word” came as he was chiding contributor Glenn Greenwald from Salon.com for apparently being a liberal hiding behind the word “progressive.” “I am a socialist. I live to the extreme […]

BREAKING: Olbermann suspended by MSNBC for Dem contributions

November 5, 2010

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Keith Olbermann, MSNBC’s primetime firebrand host, has been suspended indefinitely for violating the ethics policies of his employer earlier this year when he donated to three Democrats seeking federal office, MSNBC announced Friday. via UPDATE: Olbermann suspended for Dem contributions – CNN Political Ticker – CNN.com Blogs.

MRC Study: ‘News’ Media Aid Democrats’ Tea Party Trashing

October 27, 2010

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The Democrats’ strategy to salvage the 2010 campaign was to distract voters from their record over the past two years and paint their opponents as wacky extremists. Win or lose, the Democrats got a lot of help from their friends in the supposedly objective “news” media. MRC analysts reviewed the ABC, CBS and NBC evening […]

Obama’s Biggest Lies

October 13, 2010

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Obama loves to make up things that are patently untrue, like every economist agrees his $800 billion economic stimulus “has done its job,” the economy “is moving in the right direction,” and the Bush tax cuts caused the trillion dollar deficits. The facts say otherwise, but he is never challenged by the news media for […]

Obama Administration Gave General Electric—Parent Company of NBC/MSNBC–$24.9 Million in ‘Stimulus’ Grants

October 12, 2010

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The Obama administration gave corporate giant General Electric—the parent company of NBC and MSNBC–$24.9 million in grants from the $787-billion economic “stimulus” law President Barack Obama signed in February 2009, according to records posted by the administration at Recovery.gov. Despite getting $24.9 million from U.S. taxpayers, GE decreased its U.S.-based employees by 18,000 in 2009, […]

Today Show to Unemployed: Maybe You Should ‘Get Used’ to This ‘New Normal’

October 9, 2010

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NBC’s Willie Geist, substitute hosting for Matt Lauer on Friday’s Today show, invited on CNBC’s Maria Bartiromo to talk about the new jobs report and the two had a startling message for those in its audience who may be unemployed right now – just get “used to it.” Geist, citing the liberal economist Joseph Stiglitz, […]