Is Obama Considering Invoking The Fourteenth Amendment?

By: Sunday September 29, 2013 9:35 am

Is President Obama considering invoking the Fourteenth Amendment to avoid a catastrophic default on our debts and other obligations?


MSNBC’s ‘Hubris’ Documentary: Overlooking the Role of Media in Selling the Iraq War

By: Wednesday February 20, 2013 8:05 am

A documentary, “Hubris: Selling the Iraq War,” aired on MSNBC to mark the tenth-anniversary of the selling of the Iraq War by President George W. Bush’s administration. For someone unaware of the extent to which President Bush and neoconservatives in his administration went to manufacture the case for going to war in Iraq, the documentary is a fairly good presentation of much of the deception and manipulation that occurred.

Déjà vu vingt-deux: Are Iranian Magnets the New Aluminum Tubes?

By: Saturday February 16, 2013 11:30 am

Now, as Rachel Maddow is set to unveil her new blockbuster expose on the Iraqi fiasco, ask yourself if we’ve learned anything…?

Late Night: The Dogs That Didn’t Bark

By: Thursday February 7, 2013 8:00 pm

Watching MSNBC last night, I was as surprised as I was delighted to see that in the wake of NBC News’ revelations about Obama’s drone-killing program, the indefensible policy was being directly confronted, and harshly, even by those often afflicted with the Obamabot disease. 

Maddow Fails to Question Former Top Pentagon Lawyer About Drones

By: Friday January 4, 2013 9:23 am

MSNBC host Rachel Maddow had former Pentagon general counsel Jeh Johnson on her show Thursday night. The previous night she hyped up the exclusive interview, as he had not been on television since leaving his position at the Pentagon.

Yet, during the twenty or so minutes that Johnson was on her program, she did not ask a single specific question where he would have been forced to address President Barack Obama’s continued use of drones.

Abby the Hasbara Slayer

By: Sunday November 25, 2012 7:30 am

I’ve caught a few YouTube clips from her show, Breaking the Set, and from her short feature, Brainwash Update. She’s sort of like Alyona Minkovsky on steroids.

“There are real problems in the world.”

By: Thursday November 8, 2012 5:47 am

Sister Rachel Maddow explains it all to you.

Come Saturday Morning: Bradlee Dean Gets Spanked, Has Hissy Fit

By: Saturday July 14, 2012 6:45 am

Bradley Dean “Bradlee Dean” Smith is running out of places to hide. And he’s not too happy about it.

Republican Calvinball Comes to Michigan

By: Saturday April 7, 2012 5:00 pm

he Michigan Constitution explicitly states that all laws passed by the legislature and signed by the Governor will go into effect 90 days into the next calendar year. The only way you can speed that process is through passing an “emergency measure” by a two-thirds vote that puts the law into effect immediately. Over 95% of Michigan laws have been passed that way, through “immediate effect,” since Republicans came into the majority in the legislature in 2011.

But the twist comes at around the 9 minute mark: in fact, practically none of those laws which got “immediate effect” received a two-thirds vote. House Republicans are just holding a separate “immediate effect” vote on these bills, with no roll call, and graveling in passage by eyeball of the chair three seconds after the vote gets called. They’re just lying to accelerate the process, violating the state Constitution.

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