Lawrence O’Donnell Heatedly Clashes With Trent Franks About Gun Control, Loughner (VIDEO)

Lawrence O’Donnell really hates it when a guest doesn’t give a straight answer… Huffington Post A furious Lawrence O’Donnell clashed with Arizona Republican Congressman Trent Franks on his Tuesday show about gun control and the Arizona shooting. O’Donnell was clearly incensed that Jared Loughner, the alleged shooter, was legally allowed to put so many bullets… More Lawrence O’Donnell Heatedly Clashes With Trent Franks About Gun Control, Loughner (VIDEO)

Congresswoman Giffords To Be Moved To Houston

The Congresswoman’s progress has been phenomenal… Huffington Post U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords will be moved Friday to a rehabilitation hospital in Houston to begin the next phase of her recovery from a gunshot wound, barring medical issues that would delay the transfer, her family said Wednesday. Giffords’ husband said his wife’s care will continue at TIRR Memorial… More Congresswoman Giffords To Be Moved To Houston

VIDEO: House Republicans Explain Why They Won’t Give Up Their Own Government-Sponsored Health Care

Republicans in Congress are not only using government-sponsored health care, they are whining about having to wait for it.  Yet, they want to repeal it for everyone else.  Hypocrisy at its worse, in my opinion… Think Progress With the Republican legislative agenda increasingly focused on repealing health care reform, many observers are beginning to question whether… More VIDEO: House Republicans Explain Why They Won’t Give Up Their Own Government-Sponsored Health Care

Wednesday Morning Blog Round Up

GOP-led House to vote on health care law The new Republican-led House is poised to deliver an emphatic thumbs-down to Presiden.. Mark Kelly’s Diane Sawyer Interview: Gabrielle Giffords Feared She Wou.. Mark Kelly sat down with Diane Sawyer in an exclusive interview for ABC’s “20/20” , .. Insurgents Renew Attacks on Iraqi Security Troops For the second… More Wednesday Morning Blog Round Up

Fox’s One-Man Clean-Up Crew: A History Of “Hannitization”

  Hannitizing is Sean Hannity’s job over at Fox News.  Media Matters via Slate’s Dave Weigel shows how it’s done… Media Matters [S]late’s David Weigel proposed a new definition to the neologism “Hannitize”: “to clean up a messy situation with a softball interview.” Indeed, Hannity has become the go-to interviewer for right-wing figures following scandal or… More Fox’s One-Man Clean-Up Crew: A History Of “Hannitization”

Jon Stewart Mocks Sarah Palin’s Double Standard Over Inflamed Political Rhetoric

Jon Stewart does it again… Mediaite Jon Stewart opened The Daily Show tonight by discussing the miraculous recovery of “the victim our nation has been tracking so closely for the last ten days.” Of course he was talking about Sarah Palin, who last night sat down with Fox News Sean Hannity for her first live interview since… More Jon Stewart Mocks Sarah Palin’s Double Standard Over Inflamed Political Rhetoric