Sarah Palin Touts Fox News’ “Fair and Balanced Values”

In the press release announcing her deal with Fox News, Sarah Palin wasted no time in parroting the company line. Palin said, “It’s wonderful to be part of a place that so values fair and balanced news.” Interestingly, the Palin deal is not exclusive, and would free her up for a presidential run in 2012.

The Political Apocalypse is Coming As the GOP Guns for Palin

Palin’s most powerful nemesis, McCain/Palin campaign strategist Steve Schmidt, will soon return the fire Palin unloaded on him from her book, “Going Rogue”. Operation Palin Apocalypse officially commences Sunday night when Schmidt appears on 60 minutes. The only question remaining is how low will they go? This is the GOP after all. The party of Rovian election tactics.

Rachel Maddow Assesses Obama’s First Year In Office

MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow made another appearance on CBS’ The Late Show with David Letterman last night. Maddow assesses Obama’s first year, “I think nobody’s noticed that he’s kind of quietly put together the most legislatively accomplished first year of any president in a generation.”

Bill O’Reilly Labels NPR Jihadist

FNC’s Bill O’Reilly has been behaving relatively sanely, but that changed tonight on his program The O’Reilly Factor when he expressed his outrage at an animated political cartoon by Mark Fiore about learning to speak teabag which was posted on their website November 12, by labeling NPR a, “left wing jihadist deal.”

Ron Paul Slams Dick Cheney For Criticizing Obama On National Security

Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) was on CNN’s Larry King Live last night, and he pulled no punches when the discussion turned to Dick Cheney’s recent criticisms of Obama’s national security policy. Paul said, “Well, I think he had his eight years and he’s caused a lot of trouble for our country and he perpetuated a war in Iraq that was unnecessary and wrong-headed.”

The GOP’s Collective Case of National Security Amnesia

We are in the midst of one of the nation’s greatest fears, being attacked by extremists. No, not just the “Underwear Bomber from Nigeria, but also Dick Cheney, Jim DeMint, and other right wing extremists who are suffering from a case of collective amnesia related to how they dropped the ball on national security.

Chris Matthews Tries to Explain The Healthcare Issue to Rush Limbaugh

On his MSNBC program Hardball today, host Chris Matthews took a minute to take a shot at Rush Limbaugh, who recently proclaimed that the healthcare system is fine. He also tried to explain the issue to him. Matthews described the issue as, “getting for millions of people who don’t have it, something like the healthcare Rush gets.”

Rush Limbaugh Gushes Over Unionized Hospitals and Socialized Medicine

While leaving a Hawaii hospital that he was admitted to for chest pains, Rush Limbaugh used himself as an example of why the health care system does not need reformed. Limbaugh said that the healthcare system works, “just fine and dandy,” but the Hawaii system is the model for the Democratic reform plan, and the hospital is unionized. Limbaugh has cluelessly endorsed socialized medicine and unionization.