Tag Archive for Keith Olbermann

Keith Olbermann Returns to Countdown; Maddow Defends

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6nZnMumCKXU[/youtube] MSNBC Countdown host Keith Olbermann returns from a short suspension after it was revealed he made personal political contriobutions to candidates this election cycle without the approval of his employers. This prior approval is how “Morning Joe” host Joe Scarborough was able to make political contributions to Republican candidates without being suspended. Faster than…

Our chat with Don Wagner

I met AD-70 candidate Don Wagner at the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce event in Irvine last Friday and we spent a few minutes talking about the upcoming election. The very first thing I said to Don was express my condolences at the loss of his son, who died the weekend before June’s primary due to…

Rep. Loretta Sanchez on Countdown Re: Arizona Immigration Law

On Friday April 23rd Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer signed the state’s immigration bill into law. It is considered to be among the toughest legislation in the nation. Arizona’s law orders immigrants to carry their alien registration documents at all times and requires police to question people if there’s reason to suspect they’re in the United States illegally.

Olbermann: Beware fear’s racist temptation

The rationalizations of the racist are too many and too contradictory for the rest of us to keep them straight. The whole of the anger at government movement is predicated on this. Times are tough. The future is confusing. The threat from those who would dismantle our way of life is real, as if we weren‘t, to some extent, doing it for them now.

Olbermann: Cheney Nothing More, Nothing Less, Than A Traitor

“If Mr. Cheney believes we are at war, then he, as the most recent occupant of the vice presidency, is under the strictest of obligations to put aside his case of terminal partisanship, and rally to the support of his president in a time of war. Instead, his remarks not only give encouragement to the enemies of this country, they give them an exact measure as to how successful they have been in damaging our freedoms.”

Olbermann Rips Glenn Beck as “Worst Person” Again

Last night, Keith Olbermann awarded the “Worst Person” gold medal to another Fox News host: Glenn Beck. On his radio show Beck crudely called Senator Mary Landrieu a prostitute for her work obtaining money in the health care bill to help pay for coverage of poor citizens of Louisiana. He then doubled down later on his television show, saying “So we know you’re hookin’, but you’re just not cheap.”

Wiley Drake the Worst Person in the World

Monday on Countdown Keith Olbermann named Buena Park Pastor, and OC’s resident wacko, Wiley Drake the “Worst Person in the World” for his prayers for the death of President Obama. Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Economy