Free Republic 3rd Quarter Fundraising Target: $85,000 Receipts & Pledges to-date: $27,862
Woo hoo!! And the first 32% is in!! Thank you all very much!!

Keyword: msnbc

Brevity: Headers | « Text »
  • Joe Scarborough turns on Israel

    07/31/2014 7:57:20 AM PDT · by nhwingut · 27 replies
    Politico ^ | 07/31/14 | JONATHAN TOPAZ
    Joe Scarborough on Thursday had harsh words for Israel’s actions in Gaza, saying the country was engaging in “indiscriminate” killing. “This is asinine,” said the MSNBC host and former Republican congressman. “This continued killing of women and children in a way that appears to be indiscriminate is asinine.”
  • Mika Brzezinski: ‘Keep it Right Here on Morning Jew’

    07/30/2014 10:44:27 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 45 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | 07-30-2014 | Staff
    MSNBC’s Mika Brzezinski is having a tough Wednesday. After interviewing Israel’s Ambassador to the United States Ron Dermer, Brzezinski said “keep it right here on Morning Jew.” See video at link...............
  • July 2014 Ratings: MSNBC Has Lowest Primetime Demo in Eight Years

    07/29/2014 3:02:56 PM PDT · by iowamark · 21 replies
    Mediabistro ^ | July 29, 2014 | Jordan Chariton
    MSNBC placed third in viewers and fourth in A25-54 demo viewers in total day this month. In primetime, the network finished second in viewers and third in the demo; the latter was the network’s lowest in eight years–since July 2006.The ratings for July 2014 (Nielsen Live + Same Day data): Primetime (Mon-Sun): 550,000 Total Viewers / 152,000 A25-54Total Day (Mon-Sun): 318,000 Total Viewers / 92,000 A25-54 Compared to the same month last year, MSNBC was down -16% in total viewers and -33% in A25-54 viewers in total day. In primetime, the network was down -6% and -25%, respectively.MSNBC’s daytime programming...
  • The Reid Report

    07/23/2014 1:27:53 PM PDT · by DanMiller · 4 replies
    Dan Miller's Blog ^ | July 23, 2014 | Dan Miller
    Friends of Hamas continue to spout Hamas talking points. A spokesman for PM Netanyahu responds to one of them.This new video from Truth Revolt pits a pro-Hamas MSNBC interviewer against a spokesman for PM Netanyahu. She tries to blame Israel for Gaza's "civilian" casualties and he responds to her claims. He's good. [youtube] Video link
  • Howard Stern Fan Pranks MSNBC Host Krystal Ball During Malaysian Plane Crash Coverage

    07/17/2014 7:51:18 PM PDT · by Justaham · 53 replies
    Youtube ^ | 7/17/14
    MSNBC's Krystal Ball was the victim of a phone prank by a Howard Stern fan pretending to be a member of the U.S. military in Ukraine who witnessed the Malaysian Airlines flight 117 crash. "Well, I was looking out the window and I saw a projectile flying in the sky and it would appear the plane was shot down by a blast of wind from Howard Stern's ass," the man said. "So it would appear the plane was shot down, can you tell us anything more from your military training of sort of missile system that may have been coming...
  • Scarborough: Don't Blame Obama For Foreign Policy Disasters

    07/18/2014 8:28:33 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 46 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    It was strange. Joe Scarborough had just completed a comprehensive indictment of failed American foreign policy around the globe. But at the very moment when he should have laid those disasters at the feet of the sitting President of the United States, Scarborough came down with a bad case of . . . cold feet. Scarborough laid out to David Gregory a tour d'horizon of failed American foreign policy from the Middle East, to Iran, to Russia/Ukraine, describing it as "one disaster after another." But perhaps fearful of where the ineluctable logic of his comments was taking him, Scarborough suddenly...
  • Unhinged MSNBC Host: Sarah Palin Made ´Treasonous Accusations´ Against Obama

    07/09/2014 4:48:58 PM PDT · by Nachum · 74 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | 7/9/14 | Scott Whitlock
    MSNBC host Michael Eric Dyson on Wednesday lashed out at Sarah Palin, accusing the conservative of committing "treason" against Barack Obama by calling for the President´s impeachment. The guest host of the Ed Show first praised the President for "his tireless effort to help [illegal children who have crossed the border]." Dyson then fumed, "The President´s push towards positive and crucial change was met with treasonous accusations." [See video below. MP3 audio here.] During the last administration, however, Dyson called for the impeachment of George W. Bush. In a highly edited clip of Palin on Fox News, the Republican insisted,...
  • The Only Job Ex-Journalist Jay Carney Can Get is at MSNBC

    07/05/2014 7:08:18 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 47 replies
    Frontpage Mag ^ | 07/05/2014 | Daniel Greenfield
    Jay Carney used to be the Washington Bureau Chief for Newsweek. He worked for Time reporting on Moscow. And if these reports are correct, then after spending years flacking for Obama, the only gig this former “journalists” could get was at MSNBC. How pathetic and predictable. Sources inside MSNBC say former White House Spokesman Jay Carney, who recently resigned from his post at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, will likely be headed to MSNBC.Carney is in talks for a contributor position.If it happens, Carney would follow in the natural footsteps of a few other aides to President Obama who were welcomed into...
  • MSNBC's Melissa Harris-Perry: GOP Wants To 'Humble' 'Uppity' Obama (Video)

    06/27/2014 6:50:46 PM PDT · by Rufus2007 · 22 replies
    Breitbart ^ | June 27, 2014 | Staff
    On Friday's broadcast of MSNBC's "Political Nation," host Al Sharpton and fellow MSNBC anchor Melissa Harris-Perry discussed the Republicans opposition to President Barack Obama, in particular rhetoric from Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and the “ugly” lawsuit Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) has brought against President Barack Obama for his "abuse" of executive orders.
  • MSNBC’s Chris Hayes: ISIS in ‘heroic romantic struggle’

    06/27/2014 5:14:22 AM PDT · by ilovesarah2012 · 18 replies ^ | June 26, 2014 | Joe Newby
    MSNBC’s Chris Hayes doesn’t think much of America’s military, and said so, back on Memorial Day in 2012. But it seems he has a whole different opinion of the militant ISIS jihadis marauding through Iraq, killing everyone and everything in sight. While discussing the group’s worldwide recruiting effort, he called it a “heroic romantic struggle.” You can see the video of that below, and note that Hayes says in another part of the clip that he doesn’t say things unless he stands by every word. So, even though Hayes offered an apology for dissing U.S. veterans, he really meant it...
  • After getting treatment in a Koch-funded hospital, MSNBC host has total change of heart

    06/25/2014 12:24:49 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 18 replies
    Hotair ^ | 06/25/2014 | Noah Rothman
    On Monday, MSNBC host Lawrence O’Donnell returned to the network after spending several weeks recovering from a motor vehicle accident in which he broke his hip in multiple places and sustained a variety of other injuries. While O’Donnell appeared totally healed from his ordeal, he came back a changed man on at least one issue: the Koch brothers. In an emotional monologue, O’Donnell opened up about the taxi accident that sent him and his brother to a hospital – a hospital which he praised profusely. That facility was the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City, where David Koch...
  • Chris Matthews: ‘This looking down our noses at Tea Party people has got to stop’(VIDEOS)

    06/12/2014 8:54:47 AM PDT · by PoloSec · 29 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | June 12 2014 | Robert Laurie
    The other night, in the wake of Eric Cantor’s epic loss to Dave Brat, MSNBC’s Chris Matthews appeared with the left-wing news channel’s new kid on the block, Ronan Farrow. Farrow was talking about how surprised he was that a Tea Party guy like Brat could be seemed to be so smart. After all, it’s simply shocking that someone so conservative is capable of making cogent arguments! -SNIP- Hell may have frozen over, because Matthews is just plain sick of people looking down on the Tea Party: -SNIP- This looking down our noses at the Tea Party people has got...
  • Liberal Voters Willfull Blindness to Democratic Party Evil

    06/19/2014 1:37:48 PM PDT · by dignitasnews · 19 replies
    Dignitas News Service ^ | June 19, 2014 | Paul M Winters
      In the latest of a string of "coincidental" events involving skullduggery from the left, the IRS has reported that Lois Lerner's computer crashed back in 2011, the drive itself subsequently life-cycled out and thus causing the "permanent loss" of potentially incriminating emails involving her (and other government cooperatives) in the bureaus alleged intimidation and harassment of individual citizens. This has rightfully outraged a vast majority of the American public, with 76% of Americans agreeing that a Special Prosecutor should be appointed to investigate the situation according to a Quinnipiac poll conducted before news of the missing emails broke. The...
  • Sensitive MSNBC Host Warns Viewers About Someone Saying the 'Racial Slur' 'Redskins'

    06/18/2014 4:19:15 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 36 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | June 18, 2014 | Scott Whitlock
    MSNBC is the network where ex-host Martin Bashir suggested that someone defecate and urinate on Sarah Palin. Yet, the suddenly sensitive Joy Reid on Wednesday warned viewers that she was about to feature someone saying the word "Redskins," what she deemed to be a "racial slur." [See video below. MP3 audio here.'] Hours after the U.S. Patent and Trademark office had cancelled the Washington Redskins trademark registration, Reid played a clip of Senator Harry Reid attacking the team. The host fretted, "And I just warn people, he does use the name of the team. So, I'm just going to warn...
  • Can’t get enough MSNBC? Get ready for MSNBC2

    06/18/2014 11:30:56 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 18 replies
    Hotair ^ | 06/18/2014 | Noah Rothman
    For those MSNBC viewers that simply cannot get all the MSNBC they would like, the cable news network is experimenting with an online network which will feature MSNBC’s current personalities engaging with regular guests, but without the constraints imposed on content by advertising breaks. MSNBC's streaming a "pilot episode of a web-only show" by @KrystalBall: And calling the stream MSNBC2.— Brian Stelter (@brianstelter) June 18, 2014 Similar to Fox News and CNN’s web-based programming, MSNBC’s inaugural show featured personalities who are already familiar to the network’s regular audience. The inaugural program, broadcast live, featured MSNBC’s The Cycle co-host...
  • Chris Matthews, Meet Chris Matthews

    Ronan Farrow, considered the "boy wonder" of cable hosts by MSNBC executives, interviewed his colleague Chris Matthews on June 11 over the stunning primary defeat of Eric Cantor. Farrow was shocked that the winner, David Brat, had dared to campaign among the tea party rabble, being the professor he is: "Is it rare to see that kind of brazen intellectualism, particularly in populist candidates like this?" Translation: How did he win among knuckle-dragging Virginia racists with that spiel? In response, Matthews unleashed something almost as unexpected as the Cantor defeat. He came to the tea party's defense. "I don't think...
  • Politics: MSNBC: Iraq's collapse is a problem because people might think it's Obama's fault (video)

    06/13/2014 3:47:45 PM PDT · by blueyon · 40 replies
    Best of Cain ^ | 6/13/14 | Robert Laurie
    Maybe because it is? Nah, that can't be it. Nothing's his fault. In the last few days, city after city has fallen to a massive army of Al Qaeda offshoot terrorists called ISIS. As the Daily Beast puts it, ISIS is the terrorist organization so extreme that it was "booted" from Al Qaeda proper. They organized, trained, took Mosul and, as a result, have now confiscated gobs of formerly-U.S. military hardware. With the fall of Mosul on Tuesday, Iraq’s al Qaeda offshoot has not only seized the country’s second-largest city, it appears it also has come into possession of the...
  • Deceptively Edits Dave Brat to Suggest He Was 'Dodging' Questions

    06/12/2014 9:45:57 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 23 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | June 11, 2014 | Ken Shepherd
    Editors at trimmed down Republican congressional nominee Dave Brat's June 11 phone interview with MSNBC's Chuck Todd in order to paint him as dodging questions from the Daily Rundown host. But a review of the full interview [listen to the mp3 audio here] shows that Brat had already and seemingly quite gladly answered a few policy questions on such hot issues as the minimum wage, immigration reform, and his stance on Wall Street's influence on the business wing of the GOP. "Brat dodges Chuck Todd's questions," blared a teaser headline. "Brat: I just wanted to talk about the victory,"...
  • Michael Eric Dyson Denounces 'All This Christian Rhetoric' From Republicans Who Oppose Amnesty

    06/11/2014 3:55:34 PM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 27 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    For a guy who claims "I don't like to demonize my opponents," Michael Eric Dyson does a dynamite job of it! And thus, guest-hosting on MSNBC today for Ed Schultz, Dyson ripped Republicans who express "all this Christian rhetoric that we're sanctified and saved and believe in the righteousness of God," yet have the audacity to disagree with him on granting amnesty to illegal immigrants. View the video here.
  • MSM Narrative: Tea Party is a thorn, then the GOP absorbed them, but now with Eric Cantor losing...

    06/11/2014 2:41:20 PM PDT · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 10 replies
    6/11/2014 | Laissez-Faire Capitalist
    ... what will the new narrative from the MSM be? Before the first GOP primaries this year, we heard from the MSM the long-held narrative: A.) "There is a huge war within the GOP. The GOP needs to do something with these "extremists" (Tea Party)!" Then when Boehner and some others won their primaries, the MSM narrative quickly shifted (as in goal-posts): B.) "The GOP has absorbed the Tea Party!" Now with Eric Cantor losing to David Brat (and that was a huge loss), the MSM won't go back on their narrative, even though they logically would have to admit...
  • MSNBC Host: George Will is a Rapist

    06/10/2014 6:55:37 PM PDT · by therightliveswithus · 30 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 6/10/14 | Aurelius
    MSNBC somehow hit another new low all over again. Filling in as host on The Ed Show, Michael Eric Dyson accused George Will of being a "rapist" and "re-raping" women by writing his opinion in the Washington Post. No. Seriously. Mr. Will stated that colleges have become a haven of progressivism, where so-called "vicimizations" are "ubiquitous." Mr. Will writes that empty buzzwords like "triggers" and "micro-aggressions" are now thrown around colleges to the point of ubiquity. The passage that Mr. Dyson took offense to was one in which Mr. Will stated that, at times, "sexual assault" accusations that are put...
  • Chris Matthews Really Dislikes the Bowe Bergdahl Deal

    06/10/2014 11:40:42 AM PDT · by Leaning Right · 30 replies
    Youtube ^ | Jun 5, 2014 | Washington Free Beacon
    This video is a short compilation, numerous clips of MSNBC's Chris Matthews denouncing the Bergdahl prisoner swap. Quite amazing. It sounds like Matthews is reading from a script written by Sean Hannity. This video should be required viewing by lefties who thinks any criticism of the swap is a conservative plot.
  • MSNBC the Least Trusted TV News Source Among All Americans

    06/10/2014 10:51:05 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 21 replies
    Mediaite ^ | June 10, 2014 | Andrew Kirell
    Every news network likes to claim the mantle of “the most trusted name in news,” and a new Brookings and Public Religion Research Institute poll seeks to demonstrate who actually does and does not deserve that claim. Among many insights we can take from the survey, perhaps the most interesting is that, among all TV news sources, MSNBC is identified as “most trusted” by the fewest people.
  • MSNBC's Schultz: Bergdahl Criticism Shows Republicans to be 'Ruthless' Muslim Haters

    06/06/2014 9:58:46 PM PDT · by chessplayer · 62 replies
    Doing his best to keep the Obama administration’s front line from falling into retreat, MSNBC’s Ed Schultz sprayed rhetorical cover fire all over the place on his June 5 program, defending Team Obama’s much-criticized deal to release Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl in exchange for five deadly Taliban leaders.
  • Dumbest Defense Yet of Bergdahl Deal?

    06/07/2014 7:56:31 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 22 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Mark Jacobson may have set a new standard for dumb defenses of the Bergdahl deal. Appearing on MSNBC's Up With Steve Kornacki today, scholar and Afghanistan veteran Jacobson suggested that opposition to the Bergdahl deal arises out of the soldier's religion and politics. He made a mind-boggling analogy: "My parents freaked out when I went to Afghanistan both times. If I had been captured. Do I want someone to say this nice Jewish kid over in Afghanistan, a little bit liberal, not really sure if we're going to go get him? Absolutely not." What?? If a nice liberal Jewish kid...
  • (Tipping Point) Chris Matthews Is Not a Fan of This Bowe Bergdahl Deal

    06/05/2014 7:36:08 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 38 replies
    The Washington Free Beacon ^ | June 5, 2014 | David Rutz
    Chris Matthews Is Not a Fan of This Bowe Bergdahl Deal MSNBC’s Chris Matthews doesn’t seem to have gotten the channel’s memo on the Bowe Bergdahl deal. Many liberal pundits on his network have shown nearly lockstep support for the Obama administration’s handling of the trade of five Taliban commanders for Bergdahl, who’s been accused of desertion by many of his fellow soldiers. However, Matthews, usually a huge fan of the president, has sharply criticized the cost of the trade, the national security consequences of releasing dangerous “Johnnies” as he put it, the actions of Bergdahl himself and the legality...
  • A sure sign Obama's in really big trouble this time: Even MSNBC has had it with the BS

    06/05/2014 8:44:08 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 43 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 06/05/2014 | Thomas Lifson
    Oh-oh, the Bergdahl deal is blowing up in Obama’s face like an Acme brand cigar lighted up by Wile E. Coyote. It’s gotten so bad that even NBC News and its kid brother MSNBC have had it with the BS. Evan McMurray of Mediaite: The Obama administration’s chief reasoning for sidestepping congressional notification in the prisoner swap for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl was concern over the captive’s deteriorating health. But after a video — released by the TalibanWednesday morning but not yet confirmed by the Pentagon — showing Bergdahl’s transfer into American custody, NBC News Chief Pentagon Correspondent Jim Miklaszewski said onMorning Joe Bergdahl appeared on...
  • MSNBC’s Chris Matthews Deeply Skeptical Of Taliban Prisoner Swap

    06/02/2014 5:31:30 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 86 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 6-2-2014 | Brendan Bordelon
    MSBNC host Chris Matthews became the first on his network to express the slightest bit of skepticism over the Obama administration’s deal to trade Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl for five high-ranking Taliban officials from Guantanamo Bay, with Matthews repeatedly questioning the wisdom of trading an “AWOL” and possibly treasonous soldier for terrorist mass murderers. Matthews opened his program Monday with a deeply suspicious look into Bergdahl’s statements and actions before he went inexplicably missing from his post in the summer of 2009. In particular, the MSNBC host highlighted portions of a piece by late Rolling Stone reporter Michael Hastings, which...
  • Behind the White House Leak of the CIA Agent’s Name Is a Real Story

    05/28/2014 9:45:46 AM PDT · by george76 · 33 replies
    independent sentinel ^ | May 27, 2014 | Sara Noble and Gary Spina
    According to the AP, a CIA agent’s name was leaked by the White House . The AP calls it an “embarrassing flub” even though it was a crime when an aide in the Bush administration leaked the name of part-time agent Valerie Plame. What’s given little attention in the story is the fact that the Washington Post reporter who wrote the story sent his copy to the White House to be checked for “accuracy.” ... First of all, any reporter worth his salt would not depend on the subject he’s reporting on to verify accuracy. That’s just crazy. He’d make...
  • MSNBC's Harris-Perry: The NBA is Precisely Like Slavery

    05/26/2014 2:42:51 PM PDT · by therightliveswithus · 74 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 5/26/14 | Aurelius
    Slavery is when human beings are owned by other human beings, used and often abused like animals, and taken advantage of all in pursuit of profit, either financially or for power. Slaves rarely were able to escape, and those who did often had to remain in hiding or in fear for their entire lives. Slaves who could not escape were doomed to toil, and frequently their children and grandchildren suffered the same fate. According to MSNBC's Melissa Harris-Perry, the National Basketball Association is just like this. Never mind that NBA players make millions of dollars every year. Never mind that,...
  • MSNBC’s Touré Skewered for Tweeting Holocaust Survivors Benefited from the ‘Power of Whiteness’

    05/26/2014 7:49:52 AM PDT · by VitacoreVision · 24 replies
    TPNN ^ | May 25, 2014 | TPNN Staff
    MSNBC’s Touré Skewered for Tweeting Holocaust Survivors Benefited from the ‘Power of Whiteness’ TPNN May 25, 2014 MSNBC’s Touré, co-host of the scarcely viewed The Cycle on the low-rated cable news network, tweeted on Friday that Holocaust survivors benefited from white privilege. Only an MSNBC host can manage to pull both the race card while being anti-semitic at the same time: ... Full Story:
  • Chris Matthews: Republican Primary Runoff Is So No 'Black Guy' Will Win

    05/20/2014 7:03:56 PM PDT · by absentee · 28 replies
    Truth Revolt ^ | 5/20/14 | Caleb Howe
    [video] On Hardball today, Chris Matthews offered up a theory on why Republicans have runoffs in close elections in the South. Discussing the Georgia primary, Matthews was noting that it was likely no one candidate would take more than fifty percent of the vote, and had this to say: By the way, the reason they have these runoffs? Is to make sure no black guy ever won a nomination down there. For the record, the five Republicans Matthews is talking about - David Perdue, Jack Kingston, Karen Handel, Paul Broun and Phil Gingrey - are all white. No one in...
  • MSNBC Says Life and Conception Are “Subjective Not Scientific Terms” (Rubio is an idiot)

    05/19/2014 7:11:54 PM PDT · by NKP_Vet · 28 replies ^ | May 19, 2014 | Micaiah Bilger
    I rarely read MSNBC anymore, but curiosity got the better of me. I clicked on their response to Florida Sen. Marco Rubio’s comment about liberals denying the science of life and abortion. The MSNBC headline read, “Marco Rubio’s scientific blunder on abortion.” Here’s what the third paragraph said, “In fact, ‘life’ and ‘conception’ aren’t scientific terms, and the rights of a blastocyst, embryo or fetus compared to the pregnant woman aren’t up to scientists; they’re subjective, based on personal, religious, or political commitments.”
  • MSNBC Joins With Democrats to “Grow Hope”

    05/19/2014 8:10:33 AM PDT · by PoloSec · 18 replies
    Accuracy In Media ^ | May 19 2014 | Roger Aronoff
    We have often noted how NBC, and its cable-news sister network MSNBC, form a virtual arm of the Democratic Party. Now, with the creation of their new “Growing Hope” website, MSNBC has abandoned all pretense of being an actual news network, and has completely joined forces with the Democratic Party. The site operates as a Democrat voter haven, full of positive messages that tout the value of belonging to the Left and decry the faults of being a conservative. Some of these messages are quite explicit. Lean Forward, an MSNBC motto developed in 2010, morphed into a campaign theme President...
  • Supreme Court agrees to hear air marshal whistleblower case

    05/19/2014 7:50:46 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 14 replies
    Reuters ^ | May 19, 2014 | By Lawrence Hurley
    The U.S. Supreme Court said on Monday it would weigh whether the federal government rightly fired a U.S. air marshal for disclosing sensitive information to the news media. In 2003, MacLean told an MSNBC reporter that the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) had decided not to assign air marshals to certain long-distance flights, a decision he disagreed with. He said the decision was made soon after the agency told marshals of a potential plot to hijack U.S. airplanes. The legal question is whether MacLean's actions are protected by the federal Whistleblower Protection Act. That law protects employees if a disclosure...
  • MSNBC’s Capehart: Tolerance ‘Should Not Be a Two-Way Street’

    05/13/2014 4:02:21 PM PDT · by george76 · 22 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | May 13, 2014 | Paul Bremmer
    Liberals often say they’re big on tolerance, but apparently tolerance must flow only one way – toward liberals and their favored identity groups. So says MSNBC contributor Jonathan Capehart. Appearing as a guest on Monday’s The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell, Capehart rebuffed the idea ... [T]olerance, no, is not – it should not be a two-way street. It's a one-way street. ... That’s the perfect encapsulation of liberalism – they will make you to understand that you are wrong and they are right. You will tolerate whoever they like, but as for you – tough luck. If you don’t...
  • MSNBC Hosts Stupefied That Martin Luther King III Says To Engage With The Tea Party' (Touré)

    05/10/2014 6:15:12 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 25 replies
    Truth Revolt ^ | May 9, 2014 | Caleb Howe
    (VIDEO-AT-LINK)On MSNBC today, Martin Luther King III said that African-Americans should be members of both political parties, and should engage with the Tea Party. Host Touré was absolutely floored and visibly at a loss over what he clearly considered an incomprehensible suggestion. “ "We're not a monolithic people, so, while I happen to be a Democrat, I think it's important for African-Americans to be Republicans, I think it's important for African-Americans to be independent. I say this, kind of, I also think it's important to be engaged with the Tea Party." The noticeably confused hosts don't know how to deal...
  • Romney on minimum wage: 'we ought to raise it' (Mitt makes pilgrimage to MSNBC...)

    05/09/2014 9:35:59 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 50 replies
    CNN ^ | 5/9/14 | Paul Steinhauser
    In a break with many in the Republican Party, Mitt Romney says he backs a move to raise the minimum wage. "I, for instance, as you know, part company with many of the conservatives in my party on the issue of the minimum wage, the 2012 GOP presidential nominee said Friday morning. "I think we ought to raise it, because frankly, our party is all about more jobs and better pay, and I think communicating that is important to us," Romney added in an interview on MSNBC's "Morning Joe."
  • MSNBC Host on the Clintons: 'Don't Cross Them, Otherwise a Door in the Floor Opens Up (VIDEO)

    05/08/2014 7:53:40 AM PDT · by PoloSec · 25 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | May 8 2014 | DANIEL HALPER
    MSNBC host Alex Wagner shed some light on dealing with the Clintons this morning on national TV: (VIDEO)
  • Starting to see a pattern: MSNBC forced to apologize yet again for another racist segment

    05/07/2014 1:32:26 AM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 18 replies
    Young Conservatives ^ | 5/6/14 | Joshua Riddle
    At some point you would think MSNBC would just stop trying and go home. Remember when they tweeted that conservatives hate biracial families? Now they are apologizing for a segment that aired on Cinco De Mayo that stereotyped Mexicans as crazy drunk people. The irony is that MSNBC is the network that is notorious for calling other people racist and standing on their high horse. Here’s their apology: “On Monday, Cinco De Mayo, ‘Way Too Early’ made sarcastic references to the way some Americans celebrate the holiday. It was not our intention to be disrespectful and we sincerely apologize for...
  • More whites believe in ghosts than racism

    05/06/2014 5:35:11 PM PDT · by PaulCruz2016 · 67 replies
    MSNBC ^ | 05-05-2014 | Adam Serwer
    Basketball legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar said Sunday that white Americans so disregard the ongoing existence of racism that they’re more likely to believe in ghosts. “More whites believe in ghosts than believe in racism,” Abdul-Jabbar, a former center for the Los Angeles Lakers, told ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos on Sunday. ”That’s why we have shows like Ghostbusters and don’t have shows like Racistbuster. You know, it’s something that’s still part of our culture and people hold on to some of these ideas and practices just out of habit and saying that, well, that’s the way it always was. But things have...
  • MSNBC apologizes for Cinco de Mayo segment

    05/06/2014 11:54:53 AM PDT · by don-o · 84 replies
    AP ^ | May 6, 2014
    NEW YORK (AP) — MSNBC is apologizing for a Cinco de Mayo segment that featured a staff member onscreen wearing a sombrero, shaking maracas and taking a swig from a bottle of tequila.
  • MSNBC’s Racist Cinco de Mayo: White Guy Pretends to Get Drunk on Tequila While Wearing Sombrero

    05/05/2014 5:20:43 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 33 replies
    wIZBANG ^ | May 5, 2014
    The banner across the bottom of the screen proclaimed “Mexican Heritage Celebration.” So, a sombrero-wearing white guy pretending at being drunk was the way MSNBC decided to “celebrate” Cinco de Mayo? And no one wants to scream “rraaaaaacism” at that? And can we just dispense that this is a celebration of Mexicn heritage? If you were to ask someone born and raised in Mexico City how he celebrates Cinco de Mayo, he would look at you almost as if you were speaking German. Mexicans do not celebrate any such holiday as Cinco de Mayo. It is an American-created holiday, not...
  • Chris Matthews Plummets To Last Place In Cable News At 7Pm

    05/05/2014 2:20:46 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 45 replies ^ | May 5,2014 | Warner Todd Huston
    MSNBC’s Chris Matthews' ratings collapsed last week, falling behind even Headline News's (HLN) Jane Velez-Mitchell.
  • Schadenfreude: MSNBC Anchor Sees His Health Insurance Premiums Skyrocket Under ObamaCare

    05/05/2014 11:43:03 AM PDT · by Baynative · 61 replies ^ | November 2013 | Brian Carey
    “Thnx Mr. President!” That’s what former MSNBC anchor Dylan Ratigan had to say to President Obama in a tweet earlier today. He was saying it sarcastically. You know, like when you say “thanks a lot!” to someone who bumps into you in the hallway, causing you to spill your coffee all over your clothes. But Mr. Ratigan experienced something far worse than a coffee spill. His health insurance premiums are skyrocketing thanks to the hilariously named Affordable Care Act. What happened? Well, for starters, Ratigan had catastrophic health insurance coverage. That means that he sees himself as pretty healthy and...
  • If Obama Needs ‘Third Term,’ as MSNBC Analyst Suggests, He’s in Trouble (VIDEO)

    05/05/2014 10:34:27 AM PDT · by PoloSec · 22 replies
    Mediaite ^ | May 5 2014 | Noah Rothman
    Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton must be thrilled about this: “If you are President Barack Obama and you want to be a transformational president, getting to that transformational stage sometimes requires you get a third term,” NBC News Senior Politics Editor Mark Murray submitted amid a sleepy Monday segment packed with idle speculation about the 2016 election cycle. “People in the White House, and President Obama, I am sure they would love to have a third or fourth term,” Murray continued. “That is some of the reasons why some of the people in the Obama orbit are happy about...
  • MSNBC: New USA Today/Pew Poll more TROUBLE for Obama and Democrats in 2014 (VIDEO)

    05/05/2014 7:43:21 AM PDT · by PoloSec · 27 replies
    The Right Scoop ^ | May 5 2014 | The Right Scoop
    I thought Mika was going to cry as she presented the bad news in this new poll that basically shows that people are fed up with Democrats:
  • What If Fox News Instead of MSNBC Had Pulled This Cinco de Mayo Stunt?

    05/05/2014 4:46:44 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 40 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    ˇAy caramba! Imagine the cries of offensive ethnic stereotyping or worse if Fox News had observed Cinco de Mayo by having one of its yanqui persons of pallor staggering across the set in a sombrero while chugging from a pint bottle of tequila? But it happened on MSNBC, so the PC police probably won't make a peep about it. At the today's transition from Way Too Early to Morning Joe, there was producer Louis Burgdorf with his Halloween-store sombrero and pint bottle. Way Too Early host Thomas Roberts encouraged Burgdorf "to drink the whole thing and eat the worm," meaning...
  • Chris Hayes SHOCKED and DISMAYED People Said Sterling Was a Democrat

    05/03/2014 10:20:30 AM PDT · by absentee · 12 replies
    Truth Revolt ^ | 5/3/14 | Caleb Howe
    On MSNBC Friday night, Chris Hayes was both shocked and dismayed to realize that people tried to figure out what party Donald Sterling was a member of or voted for. "You know what was one of the weirdest things about the whole Donald Sterling blow-up? It was the rush in the first moments after the story broke by a variety of conservatives to call Donald Sterling a Democrat. Someone out there thought, hey, I bet this guy is a Democrat, and looked up his donation records to find he had given some money to a few Democratic candidates a few...
  • MSNBC: We Never Talk About Race Or Racism! (VIDEO)

    05/02/2014 5:39:31 AM PDT · by PoloSec · 14 replies
    Red State ^ | May 01 2014 | Caleb Howe
    Well, except for when we constantly do all the time. But besides that. Shown are clips from MSNBC in the days following the Cliven Bundy and Donald Sterling stories. Then the video breaks into a contrast, showing the different topics that MSNBC talked about prior to those stories. And by different, we mean totally exactly the same. With our without Bundy or Sterling, MSNBC has one well they never stop going back to. It’s their most favoritest topic. And they Just. Never. Learn. “No matter how many times we say we’re going to have a conversation about race, we never...