Tag Archive for Al Franken

Bill O’Reilly’s Head Nearly Explodes; Uses Senator Al Franken to Hype “Culture Warrior” Book

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FGkIv7qOH-A[/youtube] Bill O’Reilly, back from vacation, calls Senator Al Franken, “a blatently dishonest individual…who trafficked in hate….” Then uses the Franken story to promote O’Reilly’s book “Culture Warrior.”  Of course, when O’Reilly reports on blatently dishonest people who traffic in hate, he speaks from experience. We at TheLiberalOC.com congratulate Senator Al Franken on his swearing…

A Fair and Balanced Armed Forces Radio Network

We have a Democratic president, 60 Democratic senators (ok 58, with 2 independents who side with Dems) and a majority in Congress. So why is windbag Rush Limbaugh the only talk show host on Armed Forces Radio? We don’t need a Fairness Doctrine to do one of two things; dump Rush or add a progressive…

Franken Victory Sends Fox News Hosts Over The Edge

From MediaMatters.org: After Norm Coleman conceded the 2008 Minnesota Senate race to Al Franken (D), several Fox News hosts expressed bewilderment, disappointment, and denial about the outcome. For instance, Glenn Beck said of Franken’s victory, “[I]t shows how crazy our country has gone.” He added: “[I]t shows that we’ve lost our minds.” Sean Hannity claimed…

Say Hello to Senator Franken (D-MN)

The Minnesota State Supreme Court says Al Franken is the rightful new senator from Minnesota.  Minnesota Governor Pawlenty has indicated he will sign the election certificate making it official.  Now that Franken has passed this hurdle, the Senate has rules about who is seated limiting Coleman’s options for a federal challenge. From the story:

Two Titles to this Post: 1) Bill O’Reilly’s Head Just Exploded or 2) Al Franken wins the US Senate Seat in Minnesota

A three judge panel in Minnesota today declared,”…”Franken received the highest number of lawfully cast ballots in the Nov. 4, 2008 general election.” They also ruled that Franken is entitled to receive the certificate of election.  That means the former SNL star and AirAmerica host is the newest United States Senator from Minnesota. But wait,…

Why Norm Coleman Should Concede (with apologies to Peggy Noonan)

Back on December 4, 2000, at the height of the Bush-Gore Florida Recount, conservative columnist Peggy Noonan penned a piece for Time Magazine entitled, “Why Gore Should Concede.”  With Al Franken’s certified victory in the US Senate race coming today, I have decided to edit Ms. Noonan’s piece to reflect the Senate race in Minnesota.…