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Olbermann called out: ‘My colleague saw some blacks’ at a Tea Party rally

A conservative blogger who has been in a war of words with MSNBC’s Keith Olbermann this week has provided proof that, contrary to Olbermann’s claims, the Tea Party movement is not racist. Writer Roger Aronoff’s proof? A few black people at last fall’s 9/12 Tea Party. “I cited and linked…

Maddow to Beck: ‘I didn’t lie’ so ‘back off’

MSNBC host claims hate mail from Beck fans “most likely to contain death threats” The feud between MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow and Glenn Beck over whether the Fox News Channel host ever claimed that snowstorms disprove global warming continues to escalate. It began when Bill Nye “the Science Guy” told Maddow…

‘By normal beliefs,’ Cheney committed war crime: John Dean

Former Vice President Dick Cheney may have acknowledged his complicity in a war crime when he told an interviewer on Sunday that he was “a big supporter” of the Bush administration’s use of waterboarding on suspected terrorists. Legal expert and one-time Nixon White House counsel John Dean appears to agree…

Update: Bayh says he has no interest in presidency

In an interview on MSNBC Tuesday morning, retiring Indiana Sen. Evan Bayh said his services are “not highly valued in Congress” and that the body is filled with “brain-dead partisanship.” Asked if he would consider running for president in 2012 as a Democratic or independent, Bayh said his level of…

Politico: Cheney to continue ‘vicious’ rhetoric

Viewers can expect the same Obama-as-liberal-weakling rhetoric from former Vice President Dick Cheney when he appears on ABC's This Week, according to a Saturday morning post by Politico's Mike Allen and Jim VanderHei.…

Keith Olbermann blames Bush, Cheney for 9/11 attacks

The attacks of Sept. 11, 2001 changed American politics forever. But in spite of the warning signs raised by the U.S. intelligence community, the Bush administration seemed preoccupied with other issues, aloof to the alleged threat until the day both towers fell. Why then, MSNBC’s liberal host Keith Olbermann asked…

MSNBC host explains to Glenn Beck where snow comes from

It must have seemed to Fox News host Glenn Beck on Wednesday that he had found an easy target in MSNBC’s Dylan Ratigan, but Ratigan has now proved himself fully capable of striking back in a war of dueling chalkboards. The battle began when Beck took exception to Ratigan’s statement…

Corn: Blackwater is ‘Rambo meets Wall Street’

The Washington bureau chief for Mother Jones magazine isn’t mincing any words when it comes to security contractor Blackwater. The company is “Rambo meets Wall Street,” David Corn told MSNBC’s Keith Olbermann Thursday night. In an interview about a recent allegation that the company put a prostitute on its payroll…

Maddow: Republicans not embarrassed by their own hypocrisy

MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow is furious about knee-jerk Republican opposition to anything the Obama administration proposes, but she is equally frustrated by “the futility of Democrats … trying to persuade Republicans to go along with them on policies that are good for the country.” Maddow summed up the current Republican position…

Matthews: Palin has ‘nothing going on mentally’

MSNBC anchor Chris Matthews forcefully ripped into Sarah Palin’s advice that President Obama could “declare war on Iran” to improve his re-election chances, repeatedly calling her “frightening” and claiming she’s “an empty vessel” with “nothing going on mentally.” Palin told Chris Wallace on Fox News Sunday that if Obama “played…

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