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  • O'Donnell Rips Cruz for Response to Obama Criticism on Refugees; ‘Predictable, Childish Bluster’

    11/19/2015 7:07:26 AM PST · by Isara · 22 replies
    News Busters ^ | November 19, 2015 | Curtis Houck
    Roughly 30 minutes after (perhaps appropriately) ripping into the media for their labeling of ISIS terrorist Abdelhamid Abaaoud the “mastermind” of Friday’s Islamic terrorist attacks in Paris, MSNBC’s Last Word host Lawrence O’Donnell struck out against Republican Senator Ted Cruz (Tex.) for engaging in “predictable, childish bluster” by responding to President Obama’s denouncement of his stance on Syrian refugees.  Following introductions and soundbites from House Speaker Paul Ryan and the President on the issue, O’Donnell remarked that the 2016 GOP candidate “was the first Republican candidate this week to say we should accept only Christian refugees into this country.” Watch...
  • MSNBC host chickens out of Trumps big salary bet, Trump responds (Lawrence O'Donnell)

    07/17/2015 11:18:24 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 26 replies ^ | Michael Dorstewitz
    An MSNBC host walked back a statement hed made Thursday when he called Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump a liar after Trump called his bluff and challenged him to a wager. Not only did Lawrence ODonnell take back his previous statement, he also said he liked the real estate mogul. The brouhaha began Thursday when ODonnell appeared on MSNBCs Morning Joe and said The Donald had inflated his income figures in his Federal Election Commission financial statement. Trump immediately bet a year of his salary against a year of ODonnells that he was right. That evening on his own MSNBC...
  • ODonnell Rips Hillary Clinton For Unacceptable Behavior With Private Emails

    06/30/2015 6:25:19 PM PDT · by Din Maker · 19 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | June 30, 2015 | Blake Seitz
    MSNBC host Lawrence ODonnell said Tuesday that Hillary Clintons use of a private email server that was subsequently destroyed was very clearly in violation of State Department rules. It was revealed earlier in the year that Clinton used a private email server to circumvent federal records requirements during her time as secretary of state. Government workers are required to conduct business on an official email address that saves correspondence to a government server so that they can be held accountable for their actions. ODonnell said Clinton skirted those rules. It goes back to the original issue, which is the proper...
  • 'This Wasn't Honest': Mika on Hillary's Handling of Email

    03/06/2015 5:36:40 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 18 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    "This wasn't honest." That's how Mika Brzezinski described Hillary's handling of her email on today's Morning Joe. Mika also admitted that if it were Dick Cheney instead of Hillary, "I'd go crazy." Mika's surprising admission came after Lawrence O'Donnell also made a candid comment, saying "this e-mail system was set up obviously to defy the Freedom of Information Act." View the video here.
  • Lawrence O'Donnell Slams Hillary on Email Scandal

    03/05/2015 8:07:54 PM PST · by PJ-Comix · 27 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | March 5, 2015 | P.J. Gladnick
    Ah! The nudge to remove Hillary Clinton from the stage. Some get it. Some don't. Among those who don't get it is Alex Wagner who lacks the subtlety to see that the exit of Hillary could very probably mean the entrance of the "progressive" heroine, Elizabeth Warren. Lawrence O'Donnell gets it which is probably why he was very critical of Hillary's email situation. The subtext in this video seems to be Lawrence O'Donnell trying to ease Hillary from the scene as Alex continues to guzzle the Clinton Kool-Aide without really thinking ahead. First we shall see Alex perform her Clinton...
  • MSNBC's O'Donnell: Catholicism Was Once 'The Most Murderous Force on the Face of the Earth'

    02/06/2015 3:17:06 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 98 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | February 6, 2015 | Matthew Balan
    MSNBC's resident socialist Lawrence O'Donnell made a whopper of a historical claim on the Thursday edition of his program. In the midst of ripping President Obama's controversial National Prayer Breakfast speech from earlier in the day, O'Donnell asserted that "Catholicism was the most murderous force on the face of the Earth for hundreds of years," as he ripped President Obama's controversial National Prayer Breakfast speech from earlier in the day. [video below] The left-wing host led the segment by mocking the breakfast as "the place where presidents go to pander to leaders of organized religions once a year." He continued...
  • Lawrence ODonnell: lying propagandist (or really bad fact-checker) [regarding civil rights]

    01/21/2015 6:27:42 PM PST · by grundle · 7 replies
    wordpress ^ | May 3, 2014 | What does the fox say?
    What does the Fox say? About Subscribe to RSS May 3, 2014   in civil rights, democrat propaganda Leave a comment LAWRENCE O’DONNELL: LYING PROPAGANDIST (OR REALLY BAD FACT-CHECKER) I do not troll around Facebook looking for arguments. Generally I go to Facebook to see if any friends have posted interesting pictures. Occasionally I will bump into an interesting article. But, from time to time I run into inflammatory and false, but pithy platitudes trumpeting the righteousness of the left. I suppose these are created and published to reinforce the progressives’ brainwashing that they are good and conservatives are evil.These...
  • Article claims 'proof' Ofc. Wilson had to shoot (MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell vs. Washington Post

    12/03/2014 8:44:52 AM PST · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 21 replies
    MSNBC ^ | 12/2/2014 | Lawrence O'Donnell
    In the Rewrite Lawrence O'Donnell questions several claims made in a Washington Post story written by a law professor about the shooting death of Michael Brown by Officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson. ...
  • After getting treatment in a Koch-funded hospital, MSNBC host has total change of heart

    06/25/2014 12:24:49 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 18 replies
    Hotair ^ | 06/25/2014 | Noah Rothman
    On Monday, MSNBC host Lawrence ODonnell returned to the network after spending several weeks recovering from a motor vehicle accident in which he broke his hip in multiple places and sustained a variety of other injuries. While ODonnell appeared totally healed from his ordeal, he came back a changed man on at least one issue: the Koch brothers. In an emotional monologue, ODonnell opened up about the taxi accident that sent him and his brother to a hospital a hospital which he praised profusely. That facility was the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City, where David Koch...
  • MSM Narrative: Tea Party is a thorn, then the GOP absorbed them, but now with Eric Cantor losing...

    06/11/2014 2:41:20 PM PDT · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 10 replies
    6/11/2014 | Laissez-Faire Capitalist
    ... what will the new narrative from the MSM be? Before the first GOP primaries this year, we heard from the MSM the long-held narrative: A.) "There is a huge war within the GOP. The GOP needs to do something with these "extremists" (Tea Party)!" Then when Boehner and some others won their primaries, the MSM narrative quickly shifted (as in goal-posts): B.) "The GOP has absorbed the Tea Party!" Now with Eric Cantor losing to David Brat (and that was a huge loss), the MSM won't go back on their narrative, even though they logically would have to admit...
  • Enraged Viewers Flee As MSNBC Plunges to Lowest Ratings Since 2007 ("Too Republican")

    04/30/2014 5:18:25 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 63 replies
    PoliticusUSA ^ | April 30, 2014 | Jason Easley
    MSNBC has screwed things up so badly with their viewers that the network now has its lowest ratings since October 2007. According to TVNewser: Compared to the same month last year, MSNBC was down -12% in total viewers and -19% in A25-54 viewers in total day. In primetime, the network was down -10% and -26%, respectively. Morning Joe slipped to third among the cable news morning shows in April, delivering its lowest-rated month in total viewers since December 2009. All three of MSNBCs primetime shows were down across the board compared to April 2013: All In with Chris Hayes was...
  • Greenfield: The Paranoid Party

    04/13/2014 5:04:57 PM PDT · by Louis Foxwell · 11 replies
    Sultan Knish blog ^ | Sunday, April 13, 2014 | Daniel Greenfield
    Sunday, April 13, 2014 The Paranoid Party Posted by Daniel Greenfield @ the Sultan Knish blog The Democrat may no longer believe in God, the Constitution or even motherhood and apple pie, but he devoutly believes with all the faith of a 9/11 Truther in the impermeability of steel and of a Neo-Nazi in the Protocols of the Elders of Zion that somewhere out there Republicans are sitting in a sealed room and plotting to bring back the 50s. And if not the 50s, then at least the early 60s. The left accuses the right of being deeply paranoid. Meanwhile...
  • ODonnell Favorably Features Santorum Quote To Bash Christie. Go Home, America. Youre Drunk.

    01/15/2014 9:26:12 PM PST · by absentee · 2 replies
    The Right Scoop ^ | 1/15/2014 | Caleb Howe
    You are entering the vicinity of an area adjacent to a location. The kind of place where there might be a monster, or some kind of weird mirror. These are just examples; it could also be something much better. Prepare to enter: The Scary Door.* Some clips just speak for themselves. Other clips are hilarious and unself-aware parodies of themselves. And still other clips make you question who you are as a human being and your place on this earth. This clip is the second one. Lawrence O'Donnell has to try really, really hard to be any more of a...
  • MSNBC's O'Donnell Again Ties NRA Rhetoric to Ricin Attacks

    05/31/2013 2:05:26 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 31 replies ^ | May 31, 2013 | Brad Wilmouth
    For a second night on Thursday, MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell on his The Last Word show tried to blame NRA Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre for inspiring the ricin-tainted letters recently sent to New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and President Barack Obama. The MSNBC host teased the show: Well, turns out that when the NRA says that President Obama and Mayor Bloomberg are enemies of the Constitution, some very crazy people actually believe that. O'Donnell began the show by playing clips of LaPierre from the NRA convention in Houston criticizing Bloomberg and Obama. After updating viewers of the letters sent...
  • Lawrence ODonnell Asks for Sen. Elizabeth Warrens Autograph

    05/09/2013 8:31:52 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 13 replies
  • Bill Maher: Its Ridiculous, Quaint & Nonsensical to Think 2nd Amendment Can Prevent Tyranny

    05/05/2013 12:29:39 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 92 replies
    The Blaze ^ | May 4, 2013 | Erica Ritz
    HBO host Bill Maher had MSNBCs Lawrence ODonnell as one of his guests on Real Time Friday night, and the two were adamant that the Second Amendment cannot protect against tyranny (and that such a conversation shouldnt even really be happening in this age). After pointing out the poll where 44% of Republicans said an armed revolution might be necessary in order to protect liberties in the next few years, compared to 18% of Democrats, Maher said: Can we get to, first of all, how ridiculous it is for people to think that the Second Amendment protects them from tyranny....
  • Lawrence ODonnell: Obamas Tax Rate In the High Twenties; Nope! Try 18.4%

    05/04/2013 5:51:45 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 11 replies ^ | May 4, 2013 | Noel Sheppard
    It really is amazing how liberal media members regularly make false statements on national television with total impunity. Consider MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell who twice on HBO's Real Time Friday arrogantly claimed that the Obamas' federal income tax rate was "in the high twenties" (video follows with transcribed lowlights and commentary): Lawrence ODonnell: Obamas Tax Rate In the High Twenties; Nope! Try 18.4% In a discussion about the federal budget, Pete Hegseth, the CEO of Concerned Veterans for America, said, We missed some opportunities by not arguing for the simplification of the codes that Mitt Romney and President Obama and everyone...
  • MSNBC's Wolffe: Before 9/11, Bush 'Ignored All the Warnings About Al-Qaeda'

    04/25/2013 4:10:38 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 42 replies ^ | April 25, 2013 | Brad Wilmouth
    On Wednesday's The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell, MSNBC analyst Richard Wolffe -- formerly of Newsweek -- claimed that President Bush "ignored all the warnings about al-Qaeda wanting to attack the homeland" before 9/11 as he mocked Republicans for praising Bush's record of preventing terrorist attacks on U.S. soil after the 9/11 attacks. As he alluded to Republicans criticizing President Clinton for not handling al-Qaeda more aggressively during his presidency, Wolffe asserted: You couldn't just say that 9/11 came out of nothing. It wasn't a total surprise because, in their narrative, Bill Clinton and, by extension, all Democrats somehow lost...
  • (R-AZ) Rep. Matt Salmons gay son: CNN, MSNBC canceled interviews when he wouldnt bash father

    04/10/2013 3:48:05 PM PDT · by markomalley · 18 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | 2013-04-09 | Jessica Chasmar
    The gay son of Rep. Matt Salmon, Arizona Republican, told KPNX-TV in Phoenix on Sunday that both MSNBCs The Last Word With Lawrence O'Donnell and CNNs Piers Morgan Live canceled interviews with him because he refused to attack his father on the air. Matt R. Salmon, the son, said MSNBC canceled his appearance because they had intended to be critical of him and I was unwilling to do so. He also said CNN seemed very gung ho about an interview at first, but when he said he was supportive of his father, they seemed to lose interest.
  • Lawrence ODonnell: Ignorance Is The First Requirement For GOPs Love Of Socialist Mrs. Thatcher

    04/09/2013 8:57:00 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 17 replies
    MediaIte ^ | 04/09/2013 | Matt Wilstein
    MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell delivered an unexpectedly laudatory eulogy for Margaret Thatcher on The Last Word Monday night, but it was not one that many of her Republican admirers would appreciate. While conservative columnist George Will credited Thatcher for helping to “bury socialism as a doctrine of governance” in his tribute to the former British prime minister in The Washington Post, O’Donnell praised her for upholding the “good socialism” that still exists in Britain.“What do you call a person who gets rid of bad socialism and keeps good socialism?” O’Donnell asked. “I call that person a good socialist, like Margaret Thatcher.”...
  • ODonnell Delivers Epic Takedown Of Comedian Palin & Any Reporters Who Still Take Her Seriously

    03/19/2013 4:51:04 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 41 replies
    Mediaite ^ | March 18, 2013 | Matt Wilstein
    Lawrence ODonnell used his Rewrite segment Monday night to take on Sarah Palins joke-filled CPAC speech and what her continued presence on the national stage means for the state of the political media. Calling Palin by far, the best comedian of the 2008 presidential campaign, ODonnell admonished members of the mainstream media for continuing to take her seriously as a political candidate, especially after she resigned as Alaskas governor. Instead of maligning the lamestream media, ODonnell said Palin should have been thanking the even lamer-stream media for propping her up as a potential GOP frontrunner for 2012. The story of...
  • ODonnell Eulogizes Lobbyist Scott Browns Political Career With Elaborate Sarah Palin Analogy

    03/12/2013 12:19:58 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 8 replies
    Mediaite ^ | March 11, 2013 | Matt Wilstein
    This is Scott Browns full Palin. MSNBCs Lawrence ODonnell used his Rewrite segment Monday night to pay tribute to Scott Browns political career, which he deemed dead today after the former Massachusetts senator and one-time GOP presidential prospect announced that he would be taking a job with Boston law firm Nixon Peabody. ODonnell reviewed Browns short span in the political spotlight, from his unexpected ascent to Ted Kennedys old Senate seat to his recent loss to Sen. Elizabeth Warren after a hard-fought and very expensive campaign. Since the election, Brown has taken a job as a Fox News contributor and...
  • MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell: Rand Paul Is 'ridiculous, sick, paranoid'

    03/08/2013 12:32:37 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 26 replies
    Right Turn ^ | March 8, 2013 | Matt Welch
    Was it a momentous occasion Wednesday when Sen. Rand Paul (R-Kentucky) drew praise from Rush Limbaugh to Code Pink, from Van Jones to Jennifer Rubin, by forcing the Obama administration to cough up at least some ball-advancing if unsatisfying answers about how and when it feels OK about assassinating American citizens on U.S. soil? MSNBC host Lawrence O'Donnell thinks so. And not in a good way: "It was the first time the black-helicopter crowd out there had one of their own, speaking into a Senate microphone," O'Donnell hissed...
  • Lawrence ODonnell turns down CPAC invite because of scheduling conflict

    03/07/2013 11:03:00 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 9 replies
    Red Alert Politics ^ | March 7, 2013 | Kelsey Osterman
    Despite its best efforts, the American Conservative Union might not have anyone from MSNBC at this years Conservative Political Action Conference, as Lawrence ODonnell was forced to decline his invitation due to a scheduling conflict. The host of The Last Word with Lawrence ODonnell announced on his show Wednesday night that he would not be able to attend CPAC 2013, despite his desire to do so. My schedule is not as flexible as the unemployed Mitt Romney, Sarah Palin, Donald Trump, so I had to send my regrets, he said. ODonnell did express surprise at receiving an invitation to the...
  • Yes, Lawrence, there is a photograph of Zimmermans bloody nose

    12/03/2012 9:05:54 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 16 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | December 3, 2012 | Professor William A. Jacobson
    Remember when ABC obtained a police station surveillance tape which supposedly showed no injuries to George Zimmerman, thereby allegedly disproving his claim that he was being beaten when he shot Trayvon Martin? The Martin family lawyer along with plenty of left-wing blogs (including a once-famous photo analyst) used that video to proclaim Zimmermans guilt. Among those leading the charge against Zimmermanw as a totally out of control Lawrence ODonnell, furious that Zimmermans lawyer at the time refused to sit for an abuse session with ODonnell: (VIDEO AT LINK) Subsequent to that, additional photos and medical evidence were released showing that...

    10/24/2012 5:12:27 PM PDT · by Syncro · 10 replies
    AnnCoulter.Com ^ | October 24, 2012 | Ann Coulter
    Ann Coulter October 24, 2012 OBAMA: HALF-BLACK BUT ALL DEMOCRAT New York can be a lonely and desolate city. My only date on this rainy Tuesday night is Chris Matthews -- the last liberal left who will still talk to me about race. The rest of the Non-Fox Media are lying in wait, hoping I'll disappear so they can revive the old chestnuts about racist Republicans again. Among many such myths, there's Reagan's Philadelphia speech, George W. Bush's speech at Bob Jones University, someone yelling "Kill him" at the mention of Barack Obama's name at a Sarah Palin rally,...
  • Optimal Binders Full of Fail

    10/21/2012 3:31:48 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 5 replies ^ | October 21, 2012 | Derek Hunter
    Progressives are not having a good week. After a debate victory for President Obama, which amounted to simply being caffeinated because the bar was set so low after the first debate, his Libya lies are still haunting him. Yes, moderator Candy Crowley saved his bacon in the moment, but she ended up costing him by forcing a reluctant media to continue to cover the story. He may have won the night, but he lost the week because of it. Had the president simply taken responsibility for his administrations security failures, apologized, said it would haunt him and shape his actions...
  • Great moments in media: Major network host challenges candidates son to a fistfight (Video)

    10/19/2012 8:27:19 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 32 replies
    Hotair ^ | 10/19/2012 | Ed Morrissey
    Major network? It's difficult to remember sometimes, but MSNBC is a part of NBC News and not an arm of Ringling Brothers. However, the clowns do come out at night, and Larry O'Donnell led the parade last night with one of the more ridiculous demonstrations of outrageous outrage in recent American broadcasting. O'Donnell takes Tagg Romney's joke about wanting to take a swing at President Obama when Obama kept asserting that his father was lying during the debate, and turns it into this Johnson-measuring moment that went on for almost three minutes.And it wouldn't be complete without the gratuitous class-warfare...
  • Lawrence O'Donnell Mocks Ann Romney for Riding Horses to Combat Multiple Sclerosis

    06/19/2012 7:35:13 PM PDT · by Qbert · 19 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | June 19, 2012 | Noel Sheppard
    With each passing day, the Obama-loving media stoop to new lows in attacking the presumptive Republican presidential nominee and his family. On MSNBC's The Last Word Monday, host Lawrence O'Donnell mocked Ann Romney for having the nerve to combat her multiple sclerosis by riding horses (video follows with transcript and commentary): LAWRENCE ODONNELL, HOST: In tonight's Rewrite, Mitt Romney rewrites the definition of an Olympic athlete. (BEGIN VIDEO CLIP) BOB SCHIEFFER, HOST OF FACE THE NATION: I hear you've got an Olympic athlete in the family. MITT ROMNEY: Isn't that something? Yeah, it's not me. It's my wife, of course....
  • MSNBC declares Obama winner of the Wisconsin recall

    06/05/2012 9:27:21 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 36 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 6/5/2012 | Jeff Poor
    Tonight, the really big winner in the Wisconsin recall election is President Obama, MSNBC host Lawrence ODonnell said at the top of his Tuesday program after parent network NBC called the race for Gov. Scott Walker over Democrat Tom Barrett. Over the past several months, the left-leaning hosts at MSNBC have put a lot of emphasis on the Wisconsin recall, saying it was important for current Walker to be defeated in order to maintain the American middle class. John Heilemann, I said at the top of the show that President Obama big winner tonight because in the exit polls we...
  • Lawrence O'Donnell Denounces Newsweek MSNBC's 'First Gay President' Appears on Screen

    05/16/2012 4:53:31 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 11 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | May 16, 2012 | P.J. Gladnick
    Lawrence O'Donnell yesterday on The Last Word vehemently denounced Newsweek's "The First Gay President" cover because he thought it could mislead many people into believing that message. Ironically (and hilariously) "FIRST GAY PRESIDENT" in bold capital letters along with Obama's picture kept appearing on the MSNBC screen throughout O'Donnell's denunciation. His own screen graphics amusingly worked in contradiction to his arguments as if to mock O'Donnell.
  • Making the rounds on Facebook

    01/27/2012 5:45:24 AM PST · by The Louiswu · 18 replies
    Me ^ | 1/27/2012 | The Louiswu
    This is posted on Facebook on a page called on Anti-Republican Crusaders. It's what is passing for discourse among Libs these days...Enjoy
  • Allred on MSNBC 11/8/2011Congress should subpoena Cain under oath to detail every allegation.."

    11/09/2011 9:36:39 AM PST · by sickoflibs · 43 replies
    msnbc / lexisnexis transcript ^ | November 8, 2011 | GLORIA ALLRED/LAWRENCE O` DONNELL
    LAWRENCE O` DONNELL(MSNBC The Last Word) : It`s a good thing you weren`t at that press conference today. The reporters I think did mostly a terrible job. There were a couple of good questions. “The New York Times” had a good question. But they didn`t go in for the precision we need at this point. What did you hear there today you would like to contest? GLORIA ALLRED, ATTORNEY FOR CAIN ACCUSER: Well, I mean, he just was all over the place. You know, forget the lie detector for this one. O`DONNELL: There ain`t going to be a lie detector,...
  • MSNBC's O'Donnell Calls For Occupation And Boycott Of Restaurant Association

    11/04/2011 8:40:23 AM PDT · by i88schwartz · 63 replies
    RealClearPolitics ^ | November 4, 2011 | RealClearPolitics
    Coming soon: Occupy National Restaurant Association? MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell on his primetime show last night shared names and photos of senior officials of the National Restaurant Association (NRA) in order to intimidate them in ending the confidentiality agreements between the group and the two women it settled with that claimed they were sexually assaulted. O'Donnell also called for a boycott of the restaurants the group represents as well as an occupation of their headquarters. Continue reading for details. "I want people to see the people who are currently protecting the secrets of Herman Cain," O'Donnell said as a photograph of...
  • Psychotic Liberal Lawrence ODonnell vs. Herman Cain 10/6/11

    10/06/2011 8:41:51 PM PDT · by sickoflibs · 107 replies
    mofo politics ^ | September 6, 2011 | Herman Cain/LO'Donnell
    Warning: Youre going to want to strangle Lawrence ODonnell after watching this, if you dont already. Posted October 6th, 2011 Herman Cain versus demigod Lawrence O Donnell. Annoying Liberal Larry met his match with Cain. Highlights of LOD got-ya questions (teasers to watch video) to Cain since no transcript out yet. LOD : Has the Democrat Party managed to brainwash 81% of the American people into supporting that idea? (more taxes on the rich) LOD Reads Twitter question : Ask him how he would ever expect to get the African American vote when all he has done is insult...
  • A History Lesson for Lawrence O'Donnell (About the civil rights movement and Herman Cain)

    10/10/2011 8:06:08 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 17 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 10/10/2011 | Peter Wilson
    On Thursday night, MSNBC host Lawrence O'Donnell accused Herman Cain of "sitting on the sidelines" during the civil rights movement. The accusation has rightly been condemned as contemptible. Politics is one sphere of human achievement, but there are many others. Do we fault Albert Einstein for not going back to Germany in 1933 to march in anti-Hitler demonstrations? Cain's defense was that he was in high school, under 18 years old, and his father had counseled him to stay out of trouble. O'Donnell came back with what many liberals probably thought was a gotcha moment (at 11:10 in the video):...
  • Herman Cain Endures Lecture on Blackness from MSNBC White Guy

    10/07/2011 11:41:05 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 71 replies
    Rush ^ | October 7, 2011 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: I have here a series of sound bites, they're from MSNBC, Lawrence O'Donnell interviewing Herman Cain. One, two, three, four, five of them. Our policy here, ladies and gentlemen, is not to include on our sound bites the employee of the network. We just use the guest. It's primarily about fair usage. For example, Lawrence O'Donnell doesn't work here, he works at MSNBC. So what happens on his show within time constraints is free for us to use under fair usage rules, but we've always drawn the line at actually using the talent unless it's just a...
  • O'Donnell: There Is Just No Educating Of Tea Party People

    07/30/2011 12:46:38 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 56 replies
    RealClearPolitics ^ | July 29, 2011
    Lawrence O'Donnell: "They truly did not know what the words debt ceiling meant. Look, let's admit it. It's true of most of the media, most everybody because these things were never covered before. And so they didn't know what it was. Now they were going to have to learn what it was, and they certainly weren't going to take their lesson from Washington about what the debt ceiling is. They were going to take their lessons from Sarah Palin about what it is....(VIDEO AT LINK)
  • Sec. Rice...Gets The Last Word

    05/06/2011 7:31:20 AM PDT · by Neoavatara · 23 replies
    Neoavatara ^ | May 6, 2011 | Neoavatara
    You want to watch Lawrence O'Donnell get pummeled on his own he has long deserved. [Video HERE] Key part of the interview? When Rice destroys O'Donnell's assertion that Iraq did not have a significant broad based coalition. The underlying inference was that the coalition was multiple times larger than the one now involved in Libya. RICE: You have just made a false statement. You said that we couldnt assemble a coalition. How many countries fought in the coalition in Iraq? ODONNELL: Actually fought and had casualties? Actually fought? RICE: Yeah, how many. ODONNELL: Maybe half a dozen actually fought....
  • Allen West vs. Lawrence O'Donnell: No contest. Rising GOP star stands his ground when badgered.

    02/28/2011 7:44:02 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 30 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 02/28/2011 | Monte Kuligowski
    Lawrence O’Donnell of MSNBC’s “The Last Word,” tried and tried and tried some more to get Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) to apologize and retract his statements that Obama should be willing to go to the location of the troops and put himself in harm’s way when visiting Afghanistan. Lawrence may not have gotten the memo that West is a real American hero with conviction; and doesn’t easily back down to the leftwing press. Leftists posing as journalists also are not too happy about West’s comment that Obama is “probably the dumbest person walking around in America.” Here is a link...
  • Lawrence O'Donnell lashes out at GOP congressman declaring him a 'tax criminal' on air (Video)

    02/16/2011 7:07:53 PM PST · by Rufus2007 · 30 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | February 16, 2011 | Jeff Poor
    Perhaps it would be wise for MSNBC The Last Word host Lawrence ODonnell to proceed carefully before trying to fill his former colleague Keith Olbermanns void by declaring someone a criminal in his journalistic position, especially as the guidelines of such declarations suggest a higher standard than what is alleged by a left-wing groups website. On his Wednesday evening broadcast, ODonnell went on something of a rampage against Utah Republican Rep. Jason Chaffetz for using his office as a place to sleep while he is in Washington, D.C. for congressional business. Throughout his segment, ODonnell accused Chaffetz of illegal activity...
  • MSNBC's O'Donnell attacks Bill O'Reilly, Fox News, Fox viewers

    02/15/2011 11:49:54 AM PST · by FredJake · 34 replies ^ | 2/15/2011 | Joe Newby
    In his quest to be known as the face of hate at MSNBC - the network of insane liberal hate - Lawrence O'Donnell attacked Fox News, Bill O'Reilly, and those who watch Fox News in a way that can only be described as childish. In an apparent attempt to boost his ratings - down 45 percent since he took over the 8 pm slot at MSNBC - O'Donnell decided to insult Irish people as well as Bill O'Reilly. According to Newsbusters' Noel Sheppard, O'Donnell said: Here is what I see when I look at Bill O'Reilly: A very, very, very...
  • Meltdown: MSNBCs Lawrence ODonnell goes into attack mode against Arizona GOP congressman (Video)

    01/19/2011 5:58:54 AM PST · by Rufus2007 · 20 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | January 19, 2011 | Jeff Poor
    Remember all the talk about turning down the volume in our political discourse? How about the idea that in the wake of the Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, there were going to be efforts to hold a more civil dialogue going forth? Perhaps those rules only apply if you hold a particular point of view. On Tuesdays airing of MSNBCs The Last Word, host Lawrence ODonnell badgered Arizona Republican Rep. Trent Franks over answering a hypothetical question about gun laws and whether, if tougher ones were in place, less blood might have been shed earlier this month in Arizona. Im asking you...
  • Democratic congressman: Gabrielle Giffords shooting the start of the revolution

    01/13/2011 8:49:41 AM PST · by markomalley · 73 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 1/13/11 | Jeff Poor
    Were the heinous acts that occurred on Jan. 8 in Arizona the product of an isolated deranged mind, or were they the spark of something scarier with more violent implications?According to California Democratic Rep. Bob Filner, its something on a much grander scale that people should take very seriously. On MSNBCs Wednesday night airing of The Last Word, host Lawrence ODonnell asked the U.S. representative for Californias 51stcongressional district if there could be anti-Semitism involved in last weekends tragedy.Congressman, this weekend when you saw what happened to Gabrielle Giffords,who you know well, you also know to be Jewish like yourself,...
  • Lawrence ODonnell: Sarah Palin is ruining the English language (Much ado about 'refudiate')

    11/18/2010 12:30:47 PM PST · by WebFocus · 55 replies
    Hotair ^ | 11/18/2010 | Cubachi
    If there is something we learned this year, it’s that anything Palin tweets or writes on Facebook becomes international news and the talk of the nation, especially when it comes to politics.Two nights ago on his program, Lawrence O’Donnell decided to rant on New Oxford American Dictionary for their decision to include Sarah Palin’s word “refudiate” into the English language.Palin’s typo in a tweet about the Ground Zero mosque was the talk on twitter. Palin called it “Shakespearean.” The result: she popularized the word and it is now part of the lexicon. New Oxford wrote about their decision: An unquestionable...
  • MSNBCs Lawrence ODonnell Admits On-Air: I am a Socialist

    11/05/2010 3:51:25 PM PDT · by FTJM · 48 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 11/5/10 | Jonathon M. Seidl
    On Fridays Morning Joe MSNBC host Lawrence ODonnell made a startling admission: I am a socialist. The statement from the regular host of The Last Word came as he was chiding contributor Glenn Greenwald from for apparently being a liberal hiding behind the word progressive. I am a socialist. I live to the extreme left, the extreme left of you mere liberals, he said:
  • Is MSNBCs Lawrence ODonnell a socialist? (L.O. confirms)

    11/05/2010 11:49:32 AM PDT · by Justaham · 20 replies
    Lawrence ODonnell is a socialist. At least, thats what the MSNBC commentator himself told Glenn Greenwald when they duked it out on the air Friday on Morning Joe. I am a socialist, ODonnell said. I live to the extreme left. Glenn Greenwald, a columnist for, ran a column on Wednesday that attacked the election coverage by the news networks criticizing ODonnells commentary in particular. Ten minutes was the absolute maximum I could endure of any one television news outlet last night without having to switch channels in the futile search for something more bearable, Greenwald wrote, but almost...
  • Alvin Greenes Painful Interview

    10/13/2010 8:13:04 AM PDT · by Brittany Pounders · 15 replies ^ | October 13, 2010 | Brittany Pounders
    Not earth shattering, but entertaining nevertheless. In an interview with Lawrence ODonnell on MSNBC Alvin Greene responded to almost every question with, Jim Demint started the recession, Jim Demint started the recession The whole interview is incredibly strange and a little painful to watch, yet for some reason I just couldnt turn it off. And even more painful was to hear ODonnell close by saying, Alvin Greene, still better than Jim Demint. Questionhow low do your ratings have to be before you are no longer considered a television channel? VIDEO
  • Lou Dobbs to Appear on The Last Word Tonight

    10/07/2010 2:26:00 PM PDT · by Beaten Valve · 2 replies
    TV Newser ^ | Oct. 7, 2010 | Alex Werpin
    Former CNN anchor Lou Dobbs will be appearing on The Last Word with Lawrence ODonnell tonight on MSNBC. Dobbs will address the report by The Nation that he hired undocumented workers to work on his properties and care for his horses. The author of that story, Isabel MacDonald, will also be a guest on the program. Update: They will appear together, in the same segment.
  • MSNBCs Lawrence ODonnell: Michael Steele is dancing for his GOP master'

    10/06/2010 8:37:59 AM PDT · by Qbert · 17 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 10/5/2010 | Mark Hemingway
    I dont believe in reading racial tea leaves just for political gain, but what was Lawrence ODonnell thinking? Heres how he described RNC Chairman Michael Steele on his MSNBC program tonight: As the first congressional election during his party chairmanship approaches, Michael Steele is dancing as fast as he can trying to charm independent voters and Tea Partiers while never losing sight of his real master and paycheck provider, the Republican National Committee. Try, if you can, to imagine the outrage if Bill OReilly or some other Fox News personality had gone the air and said that the Democratic party...