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Keith Olbermann booted from Current TV effective immediately

Keith Olbermann, the famously fiery liberal anchor who left MSNBC in a huff just over a year ago to join the fledgling network, will be replaced as of tonight, reports the New York Times’ Brian Stelter. In a series of Tweets issued from Olbermann’s account after the story broke, he…

Olbermann: Did Limbaugh just call his own mother a prostitute?

Countdown host Keith Olbermann on Thursday said conservative radio show host Rush Limbaugh of probably inadvertently called his own mother a prostitute. “His attacks on Georgetown University law student Sandra Fluke have cross some kind of line, particularly when it comes to revealing his own sexual desires and preferences,” he…

Olbermann slams Bill O’Reilly for demonizing abortion doctors

On the “Worst Persons” segment of his show Wednesday night, Countdown host Keith Olbermann accused Fox News host Bill O’Reilly of hypocrisy for attacking Ben & Jerry’s. The ice cream company has announced it would donate a large sum of money to the “Occupy Wall Street” movement, including grants to…

Keith slams Breitbart and anti-Occupy ‘propagandists’ for ‘exploiting rape victims’

Keith Olbermann on Wednesday night blasted conservative publisher Andrew Breitbart for claiming that the “Occupy Wall Street” movement condoned rape. “The subject of rape itself is no laughing matter,” he said. “The allegation that a political or cultural group condones or encourages rape and sexual assault, against anyone, is virtually…

Olbermann: ‘Karen Handel is gone’ but ‘Komen’s corruption remains’

Following the resignation of Karen Handel from the Susan G. Komen Foundation, Countdown host Keith Olbermann turned his focus Tuesday evening towards castigating the group and its CEO Nancy Brinker. “Ms. Brinker has dishonored both her sister’s memory and this essential cause,” Olbermann said in a “Special Comment” segment. “Until…

Olbermann mocks GOP lawmaker for linking to satirical ‘Abortionplex’ article

On his show Monday night, Current TV host Keith Olbermann lampooned Rep. John Fleming (R-LA) for mistaking an article from the satirical news outlet The Onion for real news. Fleming or his staff posted a link to the article, titled “Planned Parenthood Opens $8 Billion Abortionplex,” on the conservative congressman’s…

Human rights attorney: Defense bill will ‘gut the Constitution’

Raha Wala, Advocacy Counsel for Human Rights First, told Countdown host Keith Olbermann on Tuesday night that a controversial provision in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2012 would practically destroy habeas corpus — a guaranteed trial for those accused of a crime. Sections 1031 and 1032…

Keith labels GOP audience ‘worst persons’ for cheering child labor

On the “Worst Persons” segment of his show Monday night, Current TV host Keith Olbermann labelled the audience at Saturday night’s Republican presidential debate the “worst persons in the world.” The crowd applauded the idea, put forth by former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, of putting poor children to work as…

Scott Olsen: People ‘are surprised with how much I’m doing better’

“Occupy Oakland” sentimental figure Scott Olsen, the Iraq war veteran badly injured by a police tear gas canister in late October, appeared on Countdown Friday evening to discuss his improved health. “Every time I run into somebody new I haven’t seen in a while, they are surprised with how much…

Musician Jackson Browne: ‘Occupy’ having ‘a real effect’ on politics

Speaking to Current TV’s liberal news host Keith Olbermann on Thursday night, musician Jackson Browne suggested that the “Occupy” movement will ultimately have “a real effect on our electoral politics.” Browne, who’s sold over 17 million albums in his career spanning four decades, said he wouldn’t have guessed that the…

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