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Rep. Barney Frank: Democrats have gained inertia

Massachusetts Rep. Barney Frank (D) said that Democrats in Congess had stolen inertia from Republicans thanks to the failure of the deficit “super committee.” The 12-member committee failed to reach an agreement on how to reduce the deficit, triggering automatic cuts to defense spending and other programs. “For those of…

Michael Kink: No way to stop ‘Occupy Wall Street’

Michael Kink, executive director of the Strong Economy for All Coalition, shared his experience of being inside the New York Stock Exchange while protesters outside tried to shut it down. “Occupy Wall Street” protesters on Thursday had hoped to prevent financial workers from reaching their offices, but police barricaded the…

Bill O’Reilly’s new Lincoln book ‘an insult to scholars’

Former Nixon White House counsel John Dean slammed Fox News host Bill O’Reilly on Monday over his latest book about the assassination of President Lincoln. The official Lincoln Museum at Ford’s Theatre has refused to sell the book because it is riddled with factual errors and lacks proper documentation. “I…

Lawyer: Herman Cain committed sexual battery

Attorney Debra S. Katz, who specializes in employment law, said Monday night on Countdown with Keith Olbermann that the fourth sexual harassment accusation against presidential candidate Herman Cain could amount to sexual assault. Sharon Bialek, who is a registered Republican and tea party supporter, told reporters Monday that the then-CEO…

Iraq War vet: Scott Olsen injury created ‘collective rage’ among veterans

Iraq War veteran Joshua Shepherd, a friend of the veteran injured by police at an “Occupy Oakland” protest, appeared Wednesday night on Countdown with Keith Olbermann. Olsen, a two-time Iraq war veteran and member of Iraq Veterans Against the War, sustained a skull fracture in late October after being struck…

Protest organizer on NYPD infiltrators: ‘We’ll take them’

One Occupy Wall Street activist told Current TV on Tuesday that he isn’t worried that New York City police may be trying to sabotage the movement by sending drunk and homeless people to Zuccotti Park. The New York Daily News’ Harry Siegel wrote Sunday that at least two drunks told…

Olbermann wears Guy Fawkes mask to report on foreclosure mill

Current TV’s Keith Olbermann got into the Halloween spirit Monday by donning a Guy Fawkes to report on a foreclosure mill that encouraged employees to dress up as homeless people. A former employee of foreclosure firm Steven J. Baum provided The New York Times with photos of employees at a…

‘Occupy Denver’ spokeswoman says police injustice only boosts protest

“Occupy Denver” media coordinator Jeannie Harley said on Current TV’s Countdown with Keith Olbermann that she did not witness any protesters being unruly during the violent arrests at Saturday’s rally in Civic Center Park. “We’d had a perfectly peaceful march, a perfectly peaceful rally, and it turned into something much…

Protester: ‘Occupy Oakland’ not going away anytime soon

“Occupy Oakland” protester Fatima Mojadiddy appeared on Countdown with Keith Olbermann on Tuesday night to discuss the raid on the demonstration at Frank Ogawa Plaza. The two week-long demonstration was broken up, according to police, because of “continued violations of the law” including “numerous reports of fighting, assault and threatening/intimidating…

Michael Moore: Dems and GOP both bought by Wall Street

Liberal filmmaker Michael Moore pointed out Thursday night on Countdown with Keith Olbermann that Democrats and Republicans both received a large amount of campaign contributions from Wall Street. He said that, thanks to the “Occupy Wall Street” movement, political candidates at the local level could actually garner votes by refusing…

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