Tag Archives: Keith Olbermann

Countdown no more

As you probably already know from the mainstream media, Keith Olbermann’s Countdown had its last edition last night. In his last words on MSNBC, he expressed his gratitude to his viewers for supporting his show, “his gifted staff and just a few of the many people here who fought with me and for me Eric Sorensen, Phil Alongi, Neal Shapiro, Michael Weisman, the Late David Bloom, John Palmer, Alana Russo, Monica Novotny, my dear friends Rachel Maddow and Bob Costas, and my greatest protector and most indefatigable cheerleader the Late Tim Russert” while having never mentioned MSNBC President Phil Griffin and his manager. Rumors have it that his contribution to three Democratic campaigns, including U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords, a violation of NBC policies which prohibit any campaign contributions, were arguably the main reason why he had his contract terminated. Continue reading

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John Payton: Test was discriminatory

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The economy is getting better

First good news have come after a long time of disappointments. Bank of America, Citigroup and Chase have been profitable since the beginning of the year, and their stocks have risen by 86%, 62% and 45.6% respectively over the last four days. It looks as if Ben Bernanke was right when he said that the economic recession might end this year. Continue reading

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Barack Obama compared with George W. Bush on Bagram detainees

Today’s Huffington Post came out with this article on their home page. Although it merely explains the matter, it looks as if authors Nedra Pickler (who appears to have had numerous blunders so far… click here and here) and Matt Apuzzo are trying to criticize the President’s standing on the issue of Afghan detainees, not to mention its title whose purpose, of course, was to make people read the article but it appears to have certain side effects (we can tell what).

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