Michael Steele Tells RNC to Condemn Trump: ‘People Know When You’re Full of BS’

MEDIAITE Former RNC chair Michael Steele criticized his replacement’s response to the Donald Trump fiasco on Meet the Press Sunday morning, telling current chair Reince Priebus that he had to forcefully condemn the celebrity plutocrat candidate or risk appearing disingenuous to voters. “You’ve got to have that Sister Souljah moment with the party, where you have to… More Michael Steele Tells RNC to Condemn Trump: ‘People Know When You’re Full of BS’

GOP senator warns of ‘anarchy’ and ‘violence’

MSNBC – Rachel Maddow Blog Former Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele appeared on MSNBC yesterday, and when host Alex Wagner asked what kind of advice he’d give his party’s leaders in Congress, Steele offered some sound advice. “The first would be, ‘Get a grip,’” he said. Steele’s comments came to mind after reading this… More GOP senator warns of ‘anarchy’ and ‘violence’

10 things you need to know today: July 6, 2014

The Week The NSA ensnares far more bystanders than targets, Israel arrests six in connection with Palestinian boy’s death, and more. 1. Report: NSA sweeps snare bystanders far more than intended targets Surveillance carried out by the National Security Agency led to the collection of significantly more information on “incidental” innocents than on the NSA’s… More 10 things you need to know today: July 6, 2014

David Axelrod, Michael Steele Battle Over GOP’s Future: ‘Tea Party Not Going to Go Quietly’

Mediaite Everybody expected plenty of tea-leaf reading about the future of the GOP on the Wednesday morning after Election Day, and MSNBC’s Morning Joe did not disappoint, with Cokie Roberts’comment that “it was not a good night for the tea party” setting off former RNC Chairman Michael Steele and former Barack Obama advisor David Axelrod. “There’s only so much money to go around… More David Axelrod, Michael Steele Battle Over GOP’s Future: ‘Tea Party Not Going to Go Quietly’

O’Reilly Apologizes For False Claim That GOP Speakers Not Invited To March On Washington [VIDEO]

Newsone In an unexpected move, FOX News’ Bill O’Reilly apologized for falsely claiming — during more than one segment — that no members of the Republican Party were invited to speak at the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington on Wednesday. During his ‘Tip of the Day’ segment on The O’Reilly Factor, the man known for… More O’Reilly Apologizes For False Claim That GOP Speakers Not Invited To March On Washington [VIDEO]

Bill Maher, Ed Schultz & Michael Steele Have Shoutfest Debate On The Budget

Mediaite When Real Time with Bill Maher’s staff booked both Ed Schultz and Michael Steeleto appear on the show tonight, everyone involved had to be salivating over the potential for the two to get into loud disagreements. And when the panel debated politicians’ relative honesty and proposed Medicare vouchers, the inevitable came to pass. It… More Bill Maher, Ed Schultz & Michael Steele Have Shoutfest Debate On The Budget

TRMS: GOP’s Small Government Rhetoric vs. Big, Intrusive Government

Rachel Maddow demonstrates how every major GOP politician claims to support “limited government” but practice the total opposite. Related Articles Rachel Maddow exposes extreme agenda of conservative GOP Governors (ipundit.wordpress.com) Rachel Maddow: Connecting the dots from Wisconsin to D.C. (bruceturnerjr5.wordpress.com) Michael Moore to Rachel Maddow: “This Is Class War” (alternet.org) Maddow And O’Donnell Praise Obama’s… More TRMS: GOP’s Small Government Rhetoric vs. Big, Intrusive Government

After Congressional Progressives Ask ‘Where Are The Jobs?,’ GOP Rep. Biggert Says ‘Stop Talking About Jobs’

Think Progress One of the mantras of congressional Republicans over the past two years has been to ask, “Where are the jobs?” House GOP leader John Boehner (OH) made this into a theme of the campaign last fall. As then-GOP chairman Michael Steele summarized the argument: “Americans are still asking, ‘Where are the jobs?’ …… More After Congressional Progressives Ask ‘Where Are The Jobs?,’ GOP Rep. Biggert Says ‘Stop Talking About Jobs’

Meet Newly-Elected RNC Chair Reince Priebus

This guy will make as much news as Steele did during his tenure…  Think Progress Reince Priebus just became the 65th Chairman of the RNC by garnering 97 votes in the seventh round of voting. After the fourth vote, Michael Steele dropped out of the running and said, “It’s very clear that the party wants to do something… More Meet Newly-Elected RNC Chair Reince Priebus

Friday Evening Blog Round Up

Obama to ease Cuba travel restrictions A President, a Speech and a Point of Law Boehner declines state dinner invite Is Limbaugh Perfect? Rush Attacks Gillibrand For Saying ‘We Can Conduct Ourselves Better’ Steele Drops Out.. Reince Priebus Elected RNC Chairman Tucson shooting victim blames Sarah Palin, Glenn Beck, Sharron Angle New Tea Party-Backed Gov: NAACP Can… More Friday Evening Blog Round Up