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Ear to the Ground

Keith Olbermann Axed From Current TV

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Posted on Mar 30, 2012
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After bringing his “Countdown” to Current TV from MSNBC last June, host Keith Olbermann couldn’t make it work with the network Al Gore built. On Friday, Current released a statement making it clear that the parting of the ways between the two sides wasn’t exactly friendly—and that it already has a high-profile replacement: former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer.  —KA

Current TV via Politico:

Current was also founded on the values of respect, openness, collegiality, and loyalty to our viewers. Unfortunately these values are no longer reflected in our relationship with Keith Olbermann and we have ended it.

We are moving ahead by honoring Current’s values.  Current has a fundamental obligation to deliver news programming with a progressive perspective that our viewers can count on being available daily—especially now, during the presidential election campaign.  Current exists because our audience desires the kind of perspective, insight and commentary that is not easily found elsewhere in this time of big media consolidation.

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By Cliff Carson, April 6, 2012 at 7:36 pm Link to this comment

Ed Romano, April 6 at 3:42 am

Ed Romano:  Abraham Lincoln   Is it OK if I looked it up or should I be honest and say I didn’t know?

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By Ed Romano, April 6, 2012 at 4:42 am Link to this comment

Good Morning Comrades,
    Since there is nothing unusual to report in this morning’s paper - just the usual things- stabbing of a local teen ager,suicide bombings overseas,a possible indictment of the State Treasurer - I thought I might inaugurate my choice for top poster of the day,or perhaps week. In the running this morning is Cliff Carson and Artsy, who may have taken my advice and abandoned these forums in order to retain his or her sanity. More on this later.
  I am also inaugurating a contest in which I post a quote by a famousperson , and you, the posters, guess who said it. The winner gets bragging rights for the rest of the day….Okay, here’s the quote for today.
  ” These capitalists generally act in concert to fleece the people “. Answer tomorrow.
    Onward.

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By Cliff Carson, April 5, 2012 at 7:12 pm Link to this comment

OzarkMichael

You have clearly demonstrated exactly my argument in this thread.

From the Sarcasm Society:
“Sarcasm is definitely an intended mis-statement of fact but it should balance the moronic comment which says that sarcasm is the lowest form of humor.”

From Wikipedia:
hypocrisy - insincerity by virtue of pretending to have qualities or beliefs that you do not really have.

Frederick Douglas:
I love the pure, peaceable, and impartial Christianity of Christ: I therefore hate the corrupt, slaveholding, women-whipping, cradle-plundering, partial and hypocritical Christianity of this land.

The Republican Party, lest we forget, brought the wolf to the door to plunder the American people.  Now the Republican Party wants the American people to return them to power to fix the carnage they caused because Obama didn’t fix it, even though the Republicans helped Obama in every way they could at every chance they had.

Now we all have a good understanding of Hypocrisy thanks to the Republican Party, and their minions on here.

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By OzarkMichael, April 5, 2012 at 6:41 am Link to this comment

OzarkMichael

You wouldn’t be a Republican would you?

“Are you now or have you ever been a member of…”

As a matter of fact, i am registered to vote as a Republican. I suppose that fact settles all the questions and problems that Olbermann created for himself, and everyone can now see that he isnt irrational, isnt a misogynist, and isnt a pompous ass.

Well aimed, Cliff.

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By Cliff Carson, April 4, 2012 at 6:49 pm Link to this comment

Well lets see how this story and my comments have been interpreted.

Gore and Hyatt,  owners of Current TV hired Kieth Olbermann at $50 million in hopes that his presence might increase viewership of the program.  It didn’t.  Why did it not?  For one thing it wasn’t picked up by various channels.  Why was that?  Because of Olbermann,  or because of Gore and Hyatt?  The article doesn’t go there.  The author only repeats Gore’s and Hyatt’s claims.

Their claim was that Olbermann wasn’t liked by the channels that Current TV hoped for.  So Gore and Hyatt are going to try to stiff Olbermann for $40million.  I might even call OzarkMichael and IMAX a crook for that kind of money.  But instead I pointed out that the Current TV dynamic duo had made their fortunes by espousing programs for poor people.  They are not the only two people of this world who have profited handsomely by going down this path. From that I said they were Hypocrites because according to their own words, they wanted to get the “offensive” Olbermann off air and replace him with that nice Mr. Spitzer.  Whoo boy!  Think that will increase their viewership?  I wrote my words.

Then the spiders came out of the woodwork.

My point is that supporting Gore and Hyatt in this spat is hypocrisy.

At the same time I mentioned that those who were attacking Olbermann seemed to be supporters of some equally offensive people namely Limbaugh, Hannity, Humphrey, Coulter, and other right wing supposedly Conservative religious nuts.  So I say that to trash Olbermann while ignoring champions of the right who are equally down in the gutter is a display of hypocrisy.

Now it is true that the article is about Olbermann.  And I probably wouldn’t have commented except for the Hypocrisy of Gore and Hyatt displayed by the trashing of Olbermann while hiring his replacement, Spitzer,  who is the epitome of degrading behavior directed toward women.

Reminds me of an acquaintance, a hypocrite, some many years ago, a young lady, a co-worker.  She was complaining to a group of us one day that her neighbor sat out in his back yard, in the nude, playing with himself, and it seemed obscene to her and he ought to be arrested.

I said wait a minute , I’ve visited you and your husband many times and I know that your neighbor has an eight foot 1X6 board fence with the boards butted together, you can’t see his yard from your yard.
She said “If you get right up against the fence and put your eye to the board seam you can see it all.”

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By OzarkMichael, April 4, 2012 at 10:36 am Link to this comment

Cliff is saying something. I wonder if his conclusions really follow from the facts he presented, but at least Cliff is coherent, and not merely buzzing with insults.

Well, true, Cliff gave some observations about ‘something else’ besides Olbie, but we bloggers are never bound to the article topic. Besides, no one can defend Olbermann on the accusation that he is a misogynist. He just is. Some people here are willing to ignore the problem because they agree with him politically.

Which isnt so unusual. Maybe we all close our eyes to personal failings when we see that the person is doing the right thing in the big picture.

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By IMax, April 4, 2012 at 6:51 am Link to this comment

Mr. Carson,

Trust that I say this lightheartedly.  You take a very long stroll around having to say that you have no proper defense of Keith Olbermann.

Changing the subject, changing the focus of discussion toward others, away from Olbermann, wasted your time.  If you truly wish to influence my perceptions on Olbermann, show me how his own statements toward woman are not misogyny on display.  Once again, talk about Olbermann if you wish to change my feelings on Olbermann.

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By Cliff Carson, April 3, 2012 at 9:51 pm Link to this comment

IMAX

I have told you in the past that I have a self named Christian Radio Station in my community, It is a 24/7 station bringing the Gospel of Limbaugh, Hannity, and others of their ilk.

Claiming to be the conscience of God Fearing Christians who serve the lord they bring their message of hate of all Non-Republicans wrapped with Biblical pretense and Demonize the World of Non-Conservatives as the great problem of the world.

All their Sermons are diatribes against that evil Obama and the Non Faithful who would adopt any philosophy of anyone other than Conservatism. 

What I am saying is that Conservatism is being sold as a religion.  And the hours are filled with Limbaugh, Hannity, etc.  I have probably listened to as much Limbaugh and Hannity and Humphrey as most Conservatives.  This absurd Radio station is one of a large chain planted across America to propagandize the people bout the evils of non conservatism and the divine inspiration of the word for Gods Chosen - Conservatives.

I have mentioned here at least once or twice about one program that was on that Station where Conservative Preachers intermingled with Conservative Leaders came together in a panel to discuss whether Democrats met God’s teachings enough to be saved and enter into Heaven.  The Panel found that Democrats were not worthy of Heaven.

The Conservatives led by this diatribe willfully deceive themselves about how the economy of this country went into the tank prior to the election of Obama.

And just as reverently they deceive themselves about the actions of the Republican Party to try to keep the Economy down until they could get back in power.

As you listen to the Republican Spin you may be led to believe that everything Obama did failed.

All you have to do is look at the data to realize differently.

Imax, you have stated that you are a woman.  Think of how good your Republican men have been to women. 

If you have listened to Limbaugh and Hannity enough to know what they preach you know the truth that the definition of Women as un-equals fits them to a “T”.

Now what is Spitzer known for?  Prostitutes.
Limbaugh? Mistreatment of women and 10,000 pain pills plus liberties with the truth.

Hannity and the others?  Think about it.

You said you thought little of Limbaugh and his cohorts or did I misunderstand you?

You said you vote Democrat.  Why do you do that?  I am not a Democrat and have even written that Obama should be Impeached, and I still think he should.  But I’m not going to blame Republican failures on Obama - because that is not truthful.

This is the problem of the hate Obama crowd.  They excuse the real criminals because they won’t face the the truth.  They are Conservatives and they feel it is their divine right to spread God’s message as they want it to be and as spun by their prophets, so that they can subjugate the masses.

You will never earn the respect of the 1% because they respect no one.  You will only get their respect when they fear you by seeing that you are going to end their reign of domination.

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By IMax, April 3, 2012 at 8:45 pm Link to this comment

TomPaine.com summed it up well:

  “So, to Keith Olbermann, who will be sternly moralizing into the camera for at least another four years, I have this to say: There is no excuse for how irresponsibly you are using your position of influence. The fact that you are a petty, disrespectful misogynist discredits you. You are not a progressive and you never will be, unless you drastically alter your attitude toward women. All of the brutally honest political criticism in the world does not make up for the shallow, sexist tripe you use to boost ratings. You, sir, are no Edward R. Murrow.”

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By IMax, April 3, 2012 at 8:42 pm Link to this comment

Mr. Carson,

Why hasn’t anyone mentioned Don Knots?  I think I can answer that.  There’s no real reason to discuss Don Knots on a thread having solely to do with Keith Olbermann.  You know as well as anyone that no mention of Don Knots means nothing and tells you nothing of any significance.  In fact, the only real reason to make Don Knots an issue here would be an attempt to change the focus away from Olbermann.

I wouldn’t care if Olbermann told me himself that he and I agree on most every conceivable social issue.  I would hold the same opinion.  Nothing he could say would change the fact that I have voted largely democratic for 30 years.  And nothing you can say will convince me that one has to suffer Olbermann to be a good or true democrat in your eyes.

You’re dead wrong to offer such a conclusion.  When Limbaugh or Hannity is the issue I will have plenty to say.

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By Cliff Carson, April 3, 2012 at 6:45 pm Link to this comment

OzarkMichael

You wouldn’t be a Republican would you?

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By OzarkMichael, April 3, 2012 at 6:22 pm Link to this comment

Shame on those who point a finger at Olbermann while praising the likes of Limbaugh, Hannity, Coulter, and the Republican Criminal bunch.

Fair enough… except I dont see anybody praising Limbaugh. I do see people praising the misogynistic windbag Olberman, including you.

Tne issue then, and I rearrange your quote to reflect it correctly:

Shame on those who point a finger at Limbaugh, Hannity, and Coulter while praising the likes of Olbermann!!


More poetry:

Nevermore will fling,
Paper at the camara,
Lights out for Olbie.

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By Cliff Carson, April 3, 2012 at 5:29 pm Link to this comment

I notice that the thrashers of Olbermann make no mention of Limbaugh, Hannity, and show only love for Ann Coulter.

Does that illustrate who they are?

Let me guess:  Republicans

That crowd that drove this Country into near Bankruptcy and have striven mightily to pour the blame on Obama.

Even worse this nefarious bunch have done everything possible to block recovery of the Economy under the Obama Administration.

Shame on those who point a finger at Olbermann while praising the likes of Limbaugh, Hannity, Coulter, and the Republican Criminal bunch.

Olbermann calls them out for what they are.

And the person chosen to take Olbermann’s place - Spitzer, what a dipstick.  And some of you were calling Olbermann a Misogynists while never mentioning Limbaugh and Spitzer for what they are - Misogynists.

Hypocrites.

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By Golady, April 3, 2012 at 10:22 am Link to this comment
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I watched Countdown for years.  I do not recall any such remarks about Ann Coulter or Lindsay Lohan.  I may have turned a deaf ear to remarks about Lindsay Lohan’s Mother being a “Bag”.  I don’t know much about that topic and don’t want to know, but I think I would have noticed the reference about Ann Coulter.  Though I have a very low opinion of her, I would have noticed the term you say Keith used to describe her as offensive. Can you document your accusation?    Yes, Keith is a bit arrogant but I chalk that up to typical male behavior. I hear roosters crowing all the time.

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By IMax, April 3, 2012 at 9:40 am Link to this comment

Artsy,

My outlook on the loathsome Olbermann has nothing, what-so-ever, to do with any opposition to his politics.  The man is a horrific misogynist and bigot.  But he said the things many people wanted to hear and many, far too many in fact, were willing, often eager, to look the other way.

Lindsay Lohan’s mother is a “bag”?  Talk of Ann Coulter’s c*nt?  You defend and miss this behavior?

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By Ed Romano, April 3, 2012 at 6:07 am Link to this comment

Artsy.  What’s up with that ? Well, a lot of folks in our modern world have had this venom building up inside them for some time. It’s what happens when you treat people as objects to be manipulated, as consumers or with disregard for their humanity.  They can’t very well spew this venom onto someone who is facing them because that would very likely land them in the emergency ward of their local hospital. So for these folks this recent invention called the Internet is a blessing. They can say the most scurillous things to someone without fear that anyone is going to come after them. This might possibly offer an addendum to the dictionary definition of cowardice. If you have a strong stomach, and are willing to wade through all the manure,you sometimes come across a nugget of wisdom. You have to determine whether of not the stink is worth it.

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By IMax, April 3, 2012 at 5:32 am Link to this comment

“Somebody who can take her (Hillary Clinton) into a room and only he comes out.” - Kieth Olbermann

-Referred to Lindsay Lohan’s mother as a “bag”
-Made vulgar comments about “slut” Paris Hilton
-Mocked Michelle Malkin’s ethnicity
-Said Sharon Stone is “old” and “past her prime”
-Called Ann Coulter a “horse” and made a vulgar reference to “Ann Coulter’s c#nt”
-Sneered that Angelina Jolie is “desperate” and “going for the ring”
-Said of his colleague Rita Cosby: she’s “dumber than a suitcase of rocks”

Even Olbermann’s progressive allies recognize that there is a septic streak in Keith’s soul when it comes to the opposite sex. TomPaine.com summed it up well:

  “So, to Keith Olbermann, who will be sternly moralizing into the camera for at least another four years, I have this to say: There is no excuse for how irresponsibly you are using your position of influence. The fact that you are a petty, disrespectful misogynist discredits you. You are not a progressive and you never will be, unless you drastically alter your attitude toward women. All of the brutally honest political criticism in the world does not make up for the shallow, sexist tripe you use to boost ratings. You, sir, are no Edward R. Murrow.”

Olbermann is a misogynist pig and a horrendous bigot through and through.

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By gerard, April 2, 2012 at 10:04 pm Link to this comment

Reading this string, an odd image popped into my head:

An electric fan is humming and spinning furiously.  Every once in a while a Truthdig editor, secretly employed behind the scenes, throws some random tidbit of depressing and more or less significant news in front of the spinning fan, which immediately responds by blowing harder and harder until bits of the article are blown all over the room. People who have nothing else to do, grab a piece, write a few sentences on it, and hold it out again in front of the whirling fan. Some of the pieces take to the wind, blow about, and eventually stick to the walls and ceiling. Other pieces are blown out the windows and drift about for a time along with other bits of crazed opinions, prejudices and misinformation and finally fall to the ground. Eventually another article is introduced to the fury of the spinning fan.
  Occasionally a sweeper passes by and sucks up the fragments, dusts off all the “assholes”, “fucks” and “shitasses” after which they are boxed and mailed to Homeland Security where they are sifted for “terrorist” threats before consignment to the dump of harmless public opinion.
  Nevertheless, I will be here tomorrow, God willing, because I believe in free speech.  The more it is scorned, the more important it becomes.

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By Artsy, April 1, 2012 at 4:35 pm Link to this comment

Some people just watch too much football and others apparently do not watch enough of it to keep them occupied. Perhaps there is not enough noise to keep them busy. Some people have nothing better to do than throw insults around blogs that represent opposition to their beliefs. What is up with that? Odd I think.

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By Golady, April 1, 2012 at 5:26 am Link to this comment
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Jimmmmmy must be too young to remember, or too lazy to find out, when Al Gore began his crusade to save us from climate change.  Al Gore wasn’t allowed to front the green movement.  Like all leaders and concerned citizens he saw a problem and got “in front of it”.  And he didn’t have baggage and he wasn’t and isn’t greedy.  Like all good men who have the courage to tell truth to power the right wing hate machine probably funded by the Koch brothers (people who have no interest in stopping carbon emmissions) began a smear campaign.  You Jimmmmmy have fallen for their propoganda or you maybe one of them. 
I am thankful for men like Al Gore and Keith Olbermann.  I like people who are willing to stand up to lies and stand up for truth when others are silent as the tomb.  I am sad that they could not work out their differences.

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By IMax, March 31, 2012 at 9:43 pm Link to this comment

My Father-in Law is a sports fan who had no idea who Kieth Olbermann was until a Thursday NFL evening game a couple of years back (he was visiting from abroad).  I sputtered Cab-Franc out the nose laughing uproariously when this sweet man suddenly shouted at the TV “Who Is This Azzhole”.....LOL

Olbermann brakes down countless barriers and brings people together from all over the world.  No matter the age, ideology, religion or regional influences Kieth Olbermann is universally understood to be an arrogant ass…LMAO

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By OzarkMichael, March 31, 2012 at 8:15 pm Link to this comment

I remember when Truthdig had nice articles about Olbie

I remember exposing Olbie for the creepy windbag that he is… and how it caused universal indignation by the bloggers here.

Now we have Truthdig exposing Olbie for the creepy windbag that he is.

It makes me feel all poetic:

Olberman implodes.

Truthdig sweeps wreckage away.

Bloggers blame Algore,

But Keith was never stable.

Make-up for Spitzer!

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By Artsy, March 31, 2012 at 2:42 pm Link to this comment

Keith Olbermann is one of the best journalists on TV. He will be greatly missed and hopefully will land in a better place.

Olbermann is a powerful voice that cuts to the truth. Mass media needs “players”. Keith has been temporarily hushed and he will be back. In the meantime another “iffy” politician gets his slot. Par for the course!

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By golady, March 31, 2012 at 11:42 am Link to this comment
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Jimmmy must be a young person. Otherwise he would know that…

Like those who see a need for something to be done, Al Gore wasn’t “allowed to FRONT the green movement”, he got in front of it and tried to educate the public about what burning fossil fuels is doing to the environment.  He didn’t have baggage or greed…he was vilified by relentless, truly greedy right wing monied noise machine. And you, Jimmmmmy are parroting what they told you to think.  They do the same to ALL good men who wish to help and do good things for society. They either hire someone to dig up dirt, or they create it. 
It would be interesting to expose the deeds of the hypocrits we hear and see denigrating Al Gore, Jimmy Carter, and Bill Clinton. I’d wager they aren’t selfless or benevolent, and I doubt their sex lives would hold up to public scrutiny.
I for one like both Al Gore and Keith Olbermann, both men spoke up about important issues when others were silent. 
I am sorry they couldn’t make it work

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By jimmmmmy, March 31, 2012 at 9:02 am Link to this comment

There are now almost 10 thousand comments on this topic on Huffpost Its pushed the cuban kills black kid story out the way.

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By vector56, March 31, 2012 at 8:58 am Link to this comment

“If you want to know what’s really going on tune into Democracy Now on the net. “

I agree with the above statement, and would add RT’s “the Alyona Show” to that list.

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By Ed Romano, March 31, 2012 at 7:17 am Link to this comment

Forget Obermnan. Meadows, The Reverend Al, Wolf Blisters, Chris What’s His Name on Meatball, Ed Shultz, Dan Rather and the rest of the circus. If you want to know what’s really going on tune into Democracy Now on the net.

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By Cliff Carson, March 31, 2012 at 7:10 am Link to this comment

So these two partners feel that Current TV has higher standards than Olbermann?  And their choice to replace him is that paragon of virtue Eliot Spitzer?

Don’t I remember Spitzer as somewhat immoral judged by his actions of choice?  Hmmmmmmmmmmm.  Could it be that these two partners who both made fortunes on “helping the poor” just wanted to save some $40 million by getting out of a Contract that turned out to be too costly for their Goals?

In 1990, Hyatt Legal Services paid a $157,000 judgment for illegally firing an attorney who had AIDS.

Didn’t Al Gore seem to try to leave the impression that he was responsible for the giving birth to the Internet?

Seems to me that Spitzer’s claim to fame while serving an elected post in our Government was known for his dalliance with Prostitutes -is that correct?

So now these three musketeers are going to ride off into the sunset singing cum-bia- yah?  The lyrics might include .....made $40 million…. and all we had to do was throw slime on a person who was hired to take their fledgling TV to heights equal to the MSM.

At least the three have a close source of slime to gather and throw - its all over them.

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By stan chaz, March 31, 2012 at 1:42 am Link to this comment
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Did Current TV simply use Keith to gain attention and higher ratings? They
KNEW what they were getting! Keith injects emotion into his commentary,
his intelligent and incisive reporting, his humor, and his relationships….all
of which makes his program so interesting. You FEEL his pain, you FEEL his
anger, and you FEEL his heart-felt sincerity when he covers a story. He’s
never just a talking head! If Keith is absent from Current TV, then I too will
be absent from Current TV. Keith is one of the best- hands down; as shown
by is coverage of OWS, which was outstanding. I wish him well and hope he
is back on the air soon. We need his unique voice.

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By Brian Routh, March 30, 2012 at 9:23 pm Link to this comment
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the man’s a big blowhard multi millionaire

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By jimmmmmy, March 30, 2012 at 7:03 pm Link to this comment

Vector you are aware that Olbermann gave his job to rachel madcow I hope. I’m invoking rule #1 here .

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By vector56, March 30, 2012 at 6:56 pm Link to this comment

“Vector as usual your jumping to a whole bunch of wrong conclusions. “

Am I jimmmmmy ? In case you forgot your own words, allow me to “force-feed” them back to you:

“Olbermann and Gore were a bad fit all around. and giving that pussy hound Spitzer his show is an insult. But Al is reputed to have a soft or should I say hard spot for the ladies too. Maybe they can party together?”

What your were doing and don’t have the “guts” to admit is something my brother-in-law (a born again Christian) does regularly; mix sex with morality. Some assume because one enjoys sex, they must somehow be immoral?

Pussy, Good   War, Bad

“Make love, not War”.

Those who take human life or vote to take human life, or work for companies who supply materials to take human life are occupying “the dark side”. Those who enjoy SEX with other human beings dwell in the light!

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By Michael Cavlan RN, March 30, 2012 at 6:29 pm Link to this comment

What? Censorship- A liberal Value? On the Al Gore (corporate prostitute) Tee Veee show?

Why one would think that it is widespread and ongoing.

http://my.firedoglake.com/michaelcavlanrn/2012/03/09/censorship-a-liberal-value/

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By jimmmmmy, March 30, 2012 at 6:16 pm Link to this comment

Vector as usual your jumping to a whole bunch of wrong conclusions. Spitzer and Al are just more attuned as corpoatete creatures where pussy is a way to keep score. I agree their sex lives are nobodies business, but theirs. I don’t claim to know any of these people personally and can only comment on their media personas. I know Spitzer did good work trying to rein in the banksters and was punished by a sex scandal. Al Gore has nearly fallen into a honey pot trap himself, no whisper of that with Olbermann. Both Gore And Spitzer are close to if not billionaires and should be more discrete if they really hope to accomplish much in politics in their later years, other than making huge somes of money. Which I guess is the most desired American political accomplishment

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By vector56, March 30, 2012 at 5:58 pm Link to this comment

“and giving that pussy hound Spitzer his show is an insult”

Unlike jimmmmmy above I could give less than a dam about what either Keith or Al do sexually. As a “Liberal” I do not make “moral” judgements based on a persons sexuality; “make love, not war” is more than just a catchy slogan to one such as I.

As far as Keith leaving Current TV, I have no problem with that. When he (Keith) left MSNBC and switched to current, I hoped that the “content” of his show would be more like Democracy Now, or at least RT’s Alyona Minkovski (The Alyona Show); but no such luck!

Olbermann kept the same narrow format as he displayed on Corporate TV (MSNBC). Not once did he bring on Naomi Klein, Noam Chomsky or the likes of Chris Hedges to give voice to the voiceless! As a matter of fact, Olbermann (with a few exceptions) recycled the same MSNBC “talking heads” that permeate the MSNBC fake-liberal line up. Sadly, Olbermann could have kept his “style”, format and just added some “liberal” content; ie, invite real liberals on to share their thoughts. Like Obama, Keith when “unleashed” did not turn out to possess a Liberal center.

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By BluStonez, March 30, 2012 at 4:42 pm Link to this comment

Gore, Hyatt and Granholm are all DLC.
I am surprised Cenk is on the air.
I bet that won’t last

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By jimmmmmy, March 30, 2012 at 4:38 pm Link to this comment

Olbermann and Gore were a bad fit all around. and giving that pussy hound Spitzer his show is an insult. But Al is reputed to have a soft or should I say hard spot for the ladies too. Maybe they can party together? I’ve always wondered why Gore was allowed to front the green movement with his baggage and greed. It had to come to a bad end and has. If McKibben et.al wonder why the greens can’t get much credibility. They only have to look as far as Al Gore to see a big problem. Olbermanns well rid of him.

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