Obama, GOP clash at summit: ‘We have better idea’ – AP


WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama argued Thursday that a sweeping overhaul of the nation;s broken health care system is imperative for the nation’s future economic vitality, clashing in an extraordinary live-on-TV summit with Republicans who want far more modest changes. “We believe we have a better idea,” declared GOP Sen. Lamar Alexander. With the marathon […]

Mea Culpa Maybe: Meltdown with Keith Olbermann Part 29


Last week, we covered Keith Olbermann’s perhaps ultimate meltdown over first the possibility, then the actual election of Republican Scott Brown to the U.S. Senate in Massachusetts.
To summarize, Keith began with this little gem on election eve:
OLBERMANN:  In Scott Brown, we have an irresponsible, homophobic, racist, reactionary, ex-nude model, teabagging supporter of violence against women [...]

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Pot Calls Kettle Black: Jon Stewart’s Intolerance for Democracy


Stewart condemns the Swiss, not Sharia, for being intolerant.
“Architecture may be my favorite thing about religion,” said Jon Stewart on the Daily Show last Thursday. Stewart’s humor and feigned naïveté aside, minarets do not serve as mere architectural flair; they are political symbols of supremacy which, as Stewart admits, would change the Swiss landscape, [...]

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