Tag Archive for Rachel Maddow

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…

Commie Girl is the New Wonkette

Rebecca Schoenkopf

Back in the early days of political blogging, 2004 to be exact, a sex scandal in Washington DC over a blog called the “Washingtonienne,” a first person account of a young woman’s .. ahem, multitasking skills, at juggling a number of politically connected boyfriends — including a Republican Congressional staffers – drew a considerable amount of Internet…

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,…

Rachel Maddow: First day with the new State House?

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Rachel Maddow last night gave us an illuminating glimpse into the Republican Party under Tea Party rule in state houses across America. Some things are just too strange to be believed. Unfortunately for the GOP, this isn’t one of those occasions. For example: Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley told a church crowd just moments into his…

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…

Rand Paul Tells Rachel Maddow Property Rights Trump Civil Rights

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-3O2rBz9gwo[/youtube] The Libertarians at the OC Register’s editorial desks are going to be telling us what Rand Paul meant instead of defending what he said after his recent Q&A with MSNBC host Rachel Maddow. The darling of the Tea Partiers and son of failed presidential candidate Ron Paul, Rand Paul came across as someone who placed…