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Michael Moore: Secrets, not leaks, endanger American lives

Supporters of WikiLeaks ‘committing an act of patriotism,’ Moore says The world owes a debt to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange for “turning a big spotlight” on the people who lied the US into a war, liberal filmmaker Michael Moore says. In an interview on MSNBC’s Countdown with Keith Olbermann, Moore…

MSNBC president threatened to fire Olbermann: report

MSNBC suspended the host of their popular show Countdown with Keith Olbermann earlier this month after it was discovered that he donated money to three Democratic candidates without permission. But most people don’t know that behind the scenes MSNBC president Phil Griffin went as far as to threaten to fire…

Olbermann suspended for refusing on-air apology: report

MSNBC host Keith Olbermann was suspended for refusing to apologize on air for donating to Democratic candidates, according to a report from Politico. Mike Allen cites “network sources” who told him that Olbermann would have been allowed to continue hosting MSNBC’s Countdown had he agreed to apologize on the air…

Watch: Rachel Maddow comments on Olbermann suspension

During her Friday evening program, MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow delivered a comment on that network’s suspension of host Keith Olbermann for his unapproved donations to three Democratic candidates. In the process, she also managed to zing The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart for having drawn what many see as a false equivalence…

Countdown: Olbermann, Scahill thank Bush for the ‘success’ of the Iraq war

‘They’ say that it really isn’t healthy to keep things bottled up inside. On Wed. evening’s MSNBC’s Countdown with Keith Olbermann, the liberal host and his guest, The Nation’s Jeremy Scahill went the healthy route and let it rip. Discussion centered around President Obama’s address on the Iraq war and…

Countdown: Olbermann, Scahill thank Bush for the ‘success’ of the Iraq war

‘They’ say that it really isn’t healthy to keep things bottled up inside. On Wed. evening’s MSNBC’s Countdown with Keith Olbermann, the liberal host and his guest, The Nation’s Jeremy Scahill went the healthy route and let it rip. Discussion centered around President Obama’s address on the Iraq war and…

Health expert: BP running Gulf like a ‘prison warden’

An environmental health advocate declared that the reported four hours of training given to Gulf clean-up workers are insufficient, and ripped into BP for “endangering the health of people.” “BP should not be running the Gulf region like a prison warden, and we’ve got to stop that,” said Monique Harden,…

Expert suggests BP is hiding oiled animal carcasses

Speaking on MSNBC’s “Countdown” Monday night, Marine toxicologist Riki Ott alleged that oil giant BP is actively attempting to curb coverage of the recent oil spill by removing oiled animal carcasses from Gulf beaches. “Turtle watch volunteers who walk the beaches consistently every morning at 6:00 a.m., they’re saying the…

Michael Moore thanks Rep. Kucinich for standing up for millions

Sitting in for Countdown host Keith Olbermann, Lawrence O’Donnell talks with acclaimed filmmaker Michael Moore about the upcoming vote in Congress on health care reform. In 2007, Moore filmed the documentary ‘Sicko,’ which investigates health care in the United States. Asked what he would say to Congressman Kucinich as he…

Daily Kos founder: Kucinich deserves to be primaried

The battle over health care reform is not only pitting liberals against conservatives but also stirring up old feuds on the left. In an appearance Tuesday on MSNBC’s Countdown, Daily Kos founder Markos Moulitsas criticized Rep. Dennis Kucinich’s threat to vote against health care reform legislation as “a very Ralph…

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