Arianna Huffington Confronts Roger Ailes about Glenn Beck

Fox News president Roger Ailes was on ABC's This Week today, where he was confronted by Arianna Huffington about the inflammatory rhetoric that Glenn Beck uses on his show. Ailes replied, "He's talking about Hitler and Stalin slaughtering people so I think he was probably accurate."

Progressives Continue to Betray Obama and Themselves

When Democrats can’t get the obstructionists to play and we fail to read up on how our government works (so we can blame you for not closing Gitmo yet, just say), progressives point our fingers at you with ignorant righteousness, Mr. President, and say, you suck.

A Progressive Solution: How to Win the War on Terror without Being Terrified

The attempted Christmas day terror attack has thrust the issue of terrorism back into the spotlight, while the cynical, paranoid neo-con chicken hawks have looked to exploit the issue for political gain. Here is how the US can battle al-Qaeda without giving into fear and changing who we are.

Palin Bans Bloggers and Local Media from “Public” Book Signing in Alaska

While Palin has refused to allow any media to ask her questions on her "book" tour, and now she's laid down the new law and is not even allowing her fellow Alaskans inside the venue where she held her last book signing in Alaska. She had the local bloggers/media identified by pictures, and on a "Banned" list, enforced by local police.

MSNBC’s Countdown Pays Tribute to Sarah Palin’s Whack Job 2009

You can call it a teaser for Countdown's whack job of the year special, but if anyone needed a recap of the wild year that Sarah Palin had, the program delivered it tonight. The one thing you'll probably notice about Palin's year is that she quit her job, fought with the media, sold books, and did nothing productive in 2009.

How Joe Lieberman Became Progressive Enemy # 1

First, the fact that he couldn't take losing to Ned Lamont in the Democratic Primary for his Senate seat in his last election (2006), so HE started HIS OWN PARTY, Connecticut for Lieberman then he campaigned for John McCain, and now his criticism has helped derail the public option, because at the end of the day it is all about Joe Lieberman.

MSNBC’s Chris Matthews Apologizes for West Point Enemy Camp Comment

Tonight, Chris Matthews opened up his MSNBC program Hardball with an apology for his comment that Obama went into the enemy camp when he spoke at West Point last night. Matthews said, "I used the wrong words and worse than that, I said something that was just not right, for that I deeply apologize."

Limbaugh Declares MSNBC and the White House the Real Enemy Camp

On his radio show, Rush Limbaugh warped Chris Matthews' statement that Obama went to the enemy camp last night, by proclaiming that West Point is not the enemy camp, but that MSNBC and the White House are the real enemies of America. Apparently, Chris Matthews now speaks for the entire Left.

MSNBC’s Chris Matthews Calls West Point an Enemy Camp

Whether you love him or hate him, MSNBC's Chris Matthews has a habit of planting his foot firmly in his mouth, which he did again tonight during MSNBC's coverage of President Obama's speech on Afghanistan when he claimed that by giving a speech at West Point, Obama had ventured into an enemy camp.

Keith Olbermann Blasts President Obama’s Afghanistan Decision

On his MSNBC program Countdown tonight, host Keith Olbermann delivered a brutal critique against President Obama's decision to send more troops to Afghanistan. He concluded, "So, much of the change for which you were elected, Sir, has thus far been understandably, if begrudgingly, tabled, delayed, made more open-ended."

Donny Deutsch Calls Beck and Limbaugh Circus Acts, and Lou Dobbs a Racist

Donny Deutsch was on MSNBC's Morning Joe this morning, and in response to a new poll that found that Rush Limbaugh and Glenn Beck are the most influential conservatives in America, he said, "These are all entertainers. They're circus acts." Deutsch was asked about Lou Dobbs, and he said Dobbs is a racist.

Right Wing Media Bias and the Assault on Journalism

Gone are the days of smoky newsrooms and journalists that are committed to facts. They have been replaced by 24 hour cable news networks and right wing infotainers, who give partial treatment to GOP talking points and illogical rhetoric. The result of this is that journalism being undermined by right wing media bias.

MSNBC’s Scarborough Completely Ignores the History of US Detainee Trials

On MSNBC's Morning Joe today, host Joe Scarborough jumped on the fear mongering bandwagon over trying detainees in the United States. Scarborough claimed that, "This has never happened before. It is unprecedented," but this is not even close to true as both the Bush and Clinton administrations tried terror suspects in the United States.

Dennis Kucinich: HR 3962 Is a Give Away to Insurance Companies

Rep. Dennis Kucinich, who was the only Democrat to vote against the House healthcare reform bill, was on MSNBC's The Ed Show tonight discussing why he voted against the bill. Kucinich said, "I voted against it because it is a giveaway to the insurance companies. They'll get $70 billion in new business. They'll have 21 million captive customers."

Are Progressive Audiences Tired of MSNBC’s Keith Olbermann?

In an interesting blog post today, Harvard Business professor, and Obama voter Bill George argued that MSNBC's Keith Olbermann is hurting America. George said, "Olbermann cheapens discourse. He touts easy solutions. He speaks in truculent soundbites. His invective is hurting America!" This leads to the question are progressives sick of Olbermann?

White House: Obama is Firmly Committed to the Public Option

In an interview this morning on MSNBC's Morning Joe, Obama White House adviser Valarie Jarrett expressed the president's firm commitment to the public option. Jarrett said, "He's committed to it, he's pushing for it, and he's absolutely committed to delivering on health care reform this year."

Limbaugh Calls MSNBC Pornography and CNN Child Porn

On his radio show today Rush Limbaugh defended Fox News by labeling both MSNBC and CNN respectively porn and child porn. If Fox News is talk radio, Limbaugh said, "MSNBC is pornography, and Obama likes MSNBC."

Joe Scarborough Claims that Fox News Isn’t More Biased than Other Networks

Today on MSNBC Morning Joe, host Joe Scarborough defended Fox News, and retreated back into the liberal media bias argument while discussing the David Axelrod's statement that Fox News isn't a really news station. Scarborough said, "Fox News is no more biased in its own way, than the other networks are biased in their own way."

On MSNBC Donny Deutsch Calls Rush Limbaugh a Douche

When Donny Deutsch appears on MSNBC, for better or worse, something interesting always happens. Today he was on Morning Joe talking about Rush Limbaugh when he called Rush a "megalomaniac and a scary, distasteful, human being," and while talking about Limbaugh's bid to own an NFL team called him a douche.