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  • Keith Olbermann: President Trump a ‘Pig’ for Invoking God Instead of Gun Control

    11/07/2017 5:24:42 AM PST · by workerbee · 54 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/6/17 | Awr Hawkins
    Within hours of the horrendous Texas church shooting, Keith Olbermann called President Donald Trump a “pig” for invoking God instead of gun control. The shooting occurred Sunday morning in Sutherland Springs, Texas, where a 26-year-old man who was reportedly “an atheist” and who thought Christians were “stupid” opened fire on the congregants of First Baptist Church. The attacker killed 26 people. His violence was stopped by a good guy with a gun who “took cover behind a car” and shot at the attacker. President Trump was in Japan when the attack occurred. He tweeted: May God be w/ the people...
  • Keith Olbermann Calls the NRA 'a Terrorist Organization' (Idiot)

    10/03/2017 2:42:01 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 38 replies
    PJ Media ^ | October 3, 2017 | Nathan Lichtman
    Keith Olbermann, probably the only person ever fired from MSNBC for being too radical, cited former Supreme Court Chief Justice Warren Burger and claimed that the Second Amendment doesn't guarantee people's right to own guns. He actually argued that, based in part on the amendment's "militia" language, the Framers had intended for it to be a gun-control measure. He said it was meant to limit our access to firearms, not enable it. "The right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed..." He says the Framers didn't know that there would be a firearm capable of...
  • Lands In Olbermann's Worst Persons

    09/18/2017 6:30:45 AM PDT · by samtheman · 28 replies ^ | Jul 13, 2009 | Keith Olbermann
    The website earns a spot in The website earns a spot in Keith Olbermann's "Worst Persons in the World" segment after waiting all of three days to step in and take action on a message board thread making racist comments about the Obama family, after a photo of daughter Malia wearing a T-shirt with a peace sign on it was released. after waiting all of three days to step in and take action on a message board thread making racist comments about the Obama family, after a photo of daughter Malia wearing a T-shirt with a peace sign...
  • Keith Olbermann May Be in the Late Stages of Furious Rabies Based on Twitter Meltdown

    08/29/2017 10:44:37 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 61 replies
    PJ Media ^ | August 27, 2017 | Megan Fox
    Keith Olbermann's friends and family may want to check on him after a particularly troubling Twitter meltdown. The corybantic ravings and fanatical delusions displayed in his tweets are cause for alarm. His particular frantic symptoms are familiar to anyone who has read Old Yeller. Agitation, salivation, foaming at the mouth, confusion, hallucination, and extreme anxiety are sure signs of a rabies infection -- and Olbermann appears to be in the late stages. The confusion stage of the disease started with this tweet about Trump not declaring the flooding in Texas a national disaster fast enough, even though a president must...
  • Keith Olbermann says he knows how Trump's presidency will end (Laff riot)

    08/23/2017 1:10:09 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 31 replies
    The Metro ^ | August 23, 2017 | Michael Martin
    Keith Olbermann, the fiery pundit for whom the term "fiery pundit" was invented, says he knows how President Trump's term will end — fast. The former ESPN and MSNBC host, who now has hosts a political video series, "The Resistance," on the GQ website, connects the dots between a number of recent news reports: One from reporter John Harwood quotes a GOP strategist saying that Trump will resign once the investigation gets too close to his family, Pence will become president and appoint Marco Rubio, and that the "GOP recovers." Another, from BBC World News correspondent Paul Wood, that claims...
  • Keith Olbermann calls for 'immediate arrest of Jared Kushner'

    05/31/2017 2:26:58 PM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 58 replies
    The Hill ^ | 05/31/2017 | Julia Manchester
    "I call for the arrest of Jared Kushner. Now. " — Keith Olbermann (@KeithOlbermann) May 31, 2017 Keith Olbermann called for the "immediate arrest of Jared Kushner" in a video posted on Twitter Wednesday, saying there was ample evidence to implicate the president's son-in-law and adviser in the ongoing probes into Russian election interference. “I call for the immediate arrest of Jared Kushner. If he should not be suspected of money laundering, racketeering and influence peddling, then he should be suspected of obstruction of justice and espionage and possibly worse,” Olbermann, who has his own GQ web show, said....
  • Defying Trump’s coup, Keith Olbermann transmits plea for help to world’s intel agencies

    05/11/2017 4:32:42 PM PDT · by RightGeek · 47 replies
    Twitchy ^ | 5/11/2017 | Brett T.
    Last November, just before Election Day, GQ Special Correspondent Keith Olbermann declared James Comey’s position at the FBI “no longer tenable” and called for his firing. As recent as last month the narrative was that it was “painfully obvious” that Comey, aided by the media, cost Hillary Clinton the presidency. Like most Americans, though, Olbermann didn’t realize that Comey was operating under deep cover to expose Donald Trump’s collusion with the Russians, render the 2016 election null and void and ensure Hillary’s return to the White House. But with Comey fired … Joining David Frum and many others who don’t...
  • Cable-access host asks foreign intelligence services to bring down Trump by airing their dirt on him

    05/11/2017 11:49:42 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 11 replies
    Hot Air ^ | May 11, 2017 | Allahpundit
    Among the services he implores: Russia’s. Calling on the Kremlin to doxx a major American politician whose agenda might damage the country was seen as highly, highly inappropriate when it happened during the campaign. What changed? And who is this guy? He seems awfully angry. He strikes me as the sort who spent a lot of time during the Bush years lambasting the Republican “politics of fear,” yet who now behaves as though he’s transmitting from a bunker because The Regime might “disappear” him if they knew his location. He’s so febrile that you have to believe the only reason...
  • This NY Times Magazine profile of Keith Olbermann isn’t very complimentary

    05/08/2017 4:04:22 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 17 replies
    Hot Air ^ | May 8, 2017 | John Sexton
    Whatever happened to Keith Olbermann? Once a leading progressive voice on MSNBC, he is now doing a series of You Tube commentaries for titled ‘The Resistance.” A not-especially-kind profile published Monday by NY Times Magazine describes the aging host’s show as a place for voicing anti-Trump conspiracy theories. According to “The Resistance,” the United States has suffered a “bloodless coup” and is “no longer a democracy”; the president is a “Manchurian candidate” who is “mentally ill” and beholden to “Russian scum”; we are witnessing the steady reduction of “the chance that we will have any future elections”; and Olbermann,...
  • Olbermann: Trump hosted ‘trailer park trash’ (Yes, he actually said that)

    04/20/2017 5:18:38 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 56 replies
    The Hill ^ | April 20, 2017 | Mark Hensch
    Keith Olbermann on Thursday slammed President Trump for hosting the “trailer park trash trio” of Sarah Palin, Kid Rock and Ted Nugent at the White House. Olbermann, who currently hosts a political web series for GQ but is best known for his work on ESPN and MSNBC, made the remark in a post on Twitter. (TWEET-AT-LINK) Palin, a former GOP vice presidential nominee; and musicians Kid Rock and Nugent were photographed with Trump late Wednesday in the Oval Office. Nugent’s wife, Shemane Deziel; and Audrey Berry, Kid Rock’s financee, also appeared in one of the photos taken at the White...
  • A Plea to Trump Fans: This Man is Dangerous | The Resistance with Keith Olbermann | GQ

    01/25/2017 5:19:31 AM PST · by lowbridge · 54 replies
    Youtube ^ | January 23, 2017 | Keith Olbermann
  • Keith Olbermann offers a surprisingly easy and constitutional way to fire Donald Trump

    11/28/2016 1:13:14 PM PST · by EveningStar · 81 replies
    The Week ^ | November 28, 2016
    Green Party nominee Jill Stein is trying to reverse the presidential election result through recounts in three Rust Belt states, and there's a push to have the Electoral College just pick Hillary Clinton over Donald Trump, despite Trump winning more electoral votes, but Keith Olbermann says there's an easier way to strip Trump of power: "The 25th Amendment, Section Four."
  • Keith Olbermann: Kellyanne Conway Is A ‘Wretched Human’ And A ‘Fascist’ [VIDEO]

    11/21/2016 5:35:36 PM PST · by pissant · 67 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 11.21.16 | Chris Datoc
    Olbermann, whose nauseating on-air rants have led to him being fired once by MSNBC and twice — I repeat, TWICE — by ESPN, was responding to Conway’s Monday morning interview on CNN.
  • Keith Olbersturmfuhrermann: Waaaah!!! The Media Is Going Too Easy On Trump!

    06/02/2016 8:14:10 AM PDT · by kiryandil · 36 replies
    The Internet | June 1, 2016 | Keith Olbermann
    Keith Olbermann: Donald Trump is winning because the media has failed the American people Salon - WEDNESDAY, JUN 1, 2016 10:24 AM EDT Goes Too Easy on Donald Trump (Guest Column) The Hollywood Reporter - June 1, 2016 Olbermann chides the press for giving Trump a pass Poynter - June 1, 2016 Olbermann: Media going easy on Trump Townhall - june 1, 2016
  • Keith Olbermann: ISIS Nuke Threat Is ‘Theoretical,’ But Trump Danger Is Scary

    03/25/2016 12:56:52 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 39 replies ^ | March 25, 2016 | Scott Whitlock
    Far-left host Keith Olbermann appeared on The View, Friday, to warn that while the threat of a nuclear ISIS is “theoretical,” the danger of Donald Trump becoming President is a “distinct” possibility. Olbermann wondered aloud, “Somebody said the other day...’What would happen if ISIS got nukes?.... So, I said, ‘What would happen if Donald Trump got nukes?’" Joy Behar mused, “Who would use it first?” Olbermann explained his comparison: “But also, which is the more realistic concern for us at the moment? I mean, the second one is a distinct, visible possibility and the first one is theoretical, but very...
  • Keith Olbermann, ESPN to Part Ways Once Again

    07/08/2015 6:54:23 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 17 replies
    The Hollywood Reporter ^ | 7/8/2015 | Marisa Guthrie
    Keith Olbermann is exiting ESPN once again. The television personality, who rejoined the sports network in August 2013, won't be renewing his deal to anchor his ESPN2 program. The news follows a THR report on July 1, noting that ESPN management floated an ultimately unworkable caveat: that Olbermann cease engaging in commentary. "Keith is a tremendous talent who has consistently done timely, entertaining and thought-provoking work since returning to ESPN," the network said in a statement. "While the show’s content was distinctive and extremely high quality, we ultimately made a business decision to move in another direction. We wish Keith...
  • Olbermann Will Boycott NFL Draft, Mayweather vs. Pacquiao Fight Because Of Abuse Charges

    04/26/2015 6:39:57 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 35 replies
    Sports Grid ^ | April 25th, 2015 | Henry McKenna
    ESPN’s Keith Olbermann wants the United States to address its issues with rape and domestic abuse. And whether the sporting world knows it or not, fans are given the opportunity to do just that during the 2015 NFL Draft and the upcoming Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao fight. Jameis Winston is dealing with allegations of sexual assault and Mayweather has five instances of domestic abuse on his criminal record. Yet, Winston is looking like a lock at the No. 1-overall pick, and Mayweather continues to box in the arguably highest profile event in the history of boxing.
  • Olbermann Returns to ESPN After Suspension, Apologizes for ‘Stupid’ Tweets

    03/02/2015 7:22:08 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 16 replies ^ | 03/02/2015 | Josh Feldman
    video Keith Olbermann returned to ESPN tonight after a short suspension for a tweet last week that looked like he was being insensitive to Penn State students who raised millions to fight pediatric cancer.Olbermann likened Twitter to batting practice, where people are so eager to be “one of those screaming baseballs” flinging themselves at something outrageous without looking at the context.But he didn’t excuse himself in all this, saying, “I was not a victim here. I brought this on myself. This is my fault.”Olbermann saw a tweet from a Penn State fan, and didn’t know there was a link...
  • ESPN suspends Keith Olbermann for rest of week after Penn State tweets

    02/25/2015 12:38:45 AM PST · by South40 · 16 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 24 FEB 2015 | Nick Bromberg
    ESPN anchor Keith Olbermann will not anchor his show for the rest of the week after a series of tweets directed at Penn State students. Olbermann, who was most recently critical of Penn State on his ESPN show in January after Joe Paterno's vacated wins were restored, was told on Twitter by a user about the $13 million raised by Penn State students for pediatric cancer. He responded to the tweet with a response of "pitiful." "We are aware of the exchange Keith Olbermann had on Twitter last night regarding Penn State. It was completely inappropriate and does not reflect...
  • ESPN suspends Keith Olbermann over Penn State tweets

    02/24/2015 12:14:26 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 42 replies
    Winnipeg Sun ^ | 02/24/2015
    ESPN on Tuesday suspended Keith Olbermann for the remainder of the week after he made insulting comments about Penn State students on Twitter.According to multiple reports, a Penn State alum tweeted to Olbermann the phrase "We Are!" and a link to an article about students raising more than $13 million to fight pediatric cancer. Olbermann replied "...Pitiful."Penn State students and alum rallied on Twitter and pressed Olbermann, who refused to back down, saying he was referring to Penn State students in general and not the fundraising.On Tuesday, ESPN said in a statement that "it was completely inappropriate and does...