Tag Archive for MSNBC

MSNBC Documentary on Selling the Iraq War Debuts Tonight

It’s been 10 years since President George W. Bush used the State of the Union address to lie this nation into war with the claim that Iraq had been stockpiling materials and enriched uranium to manufacture Weapons of Mass Destruction for use against America and our allies.  Tonight, Rachel Maddow narrates a documentary on the…

NRA Blames Society, Videogames for CT School Shooting

  The National Rifle Association finally broke it’s silence about the school shooting in Newtown today with a press conference in which they refused to take questions.  The media was instead invited for one on ones next week, which is likely to be a by-invitation only only with “safe” reporters from Fox News and conservative…

Forget Birthers; Romney “Wifers” Debate Begins

When the birther movement started, a lot of liberals were like “huh?” And no matter what manner of evidence emerges, birthers still believe that President Obama is a Kenyan born Muslim who worshipped for 20 years at a church run by a racist and America hating minister when he wasn’t getting lessons in domestic terrorism…

RIP: The Fairness Doctrine

The FCC yesteday effectively killed the Fairness Doctrine, which had been effectively deregulated since the Reagan Administration, along with about 80 other rules affecting broadcast communication that the Obama Administration considers “out of date.” I believe this is a mistake. Mass media have evolved into multiple sources of media from a host of new satellite…

Rachel Maddow spells out what’s at stake in Wisconsinstan

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y7e4bj5rrd8&feature=player_embedded[/youtube] MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow and her team are exceptional journalists. To wit, they have connected the attempts of Gov. Walker in Wisconsin with his pretext of destorying the unions there.  In the attached YouTube clip, Maddow reports Unions in Wisconsinstan have already agreed to the financial concessions that governor wants, but it’s not about money,…