MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow Criticizes The New York Times Over Blaming Sources For Botched Clinton Email Story

MEDIA MATTERS Maddow: “It Is The Job Of A News Organization To Vet The Accuracy And The Authenticity Of Their Sources. And You Are To Blame For The Fake Stuff That Your Sources Get You To Print” WATCH VIDEO HERE>>> Previously: After Two Corrections, The NY Times‘ Botched Email Story Still Has An Error NY Times Issues… More MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow Criticizes The New York Times Over Blaming Sources For Botched Clinton Email Story

Maher Goes off on ‘Asshole’ Garrett: Why Not ‘Just Scream the N Word?’

MEDIAITE CBS News White House correspondent Major Garrett raised everyone’s hackles yesterday with his question about President Barack Obama’s “contentment” in excluding American prisoners from the Iran nuclear deal, a question that drew a sharp reaction from Obama. Garrett’s colleagues quickly divided over whether they found the question contentious or Obama’s response unacceptable. File Bill… More Maher Goes off on ‘Asshole’ Garrett: Why Not ‘Just Scream the N Word?’

10 things you need to know today: December 29, 2013

The Week Obamacare enrollment surpasses 1 million, a bomb kills 13 at a Russian train station, and more 1. Obamacare enrollment surpasses 1 million A December surge propelled Obamacare sign-ups through the rehabilitated Healthcare.gov past the 1 million mark, the Obama administration said Sunday, reflecting new signs of life for the problem-plagued federal insurance exchange.… More 10 things you need to know today: December 29, 2013

5 Takeaways From The New York Times Benghazi Investigation

No doubt the Sunday Morning talk shows will be replete with GOP politicians taking a “The NY Times is not a bi-partisan newspaper…”  stance. Time Al Qaeda was not involved; “Innocence of Muslims” video motivated the initial assault An in-depth New York Times investigation published Saturday sheds new light on questions surrounding the September 11, 2012, attack on… More 5 Takeaways From The New York Times Benghazi Investigation

10 things you need to know today: December 26, 2013

The Week Resignations rock Turkey’s government, ice storms leave hundreds of thousands without power, and more 1. Resignations rock Erdogan’s government Three ministers in Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s cabinet abruptly resigned on Wednesday after their sons were implicated in a corruption investigation. One said Erdogan should step down — a rare challenge from… More 10 things you need to know today: December 26, 2013

10 things you need to know today: December 24, 2013

The Week Snowden says “mission accomplished,” Americans get an extra day to enroll for ObamaCare coverage, and more… 1. Snowden says his mission is accomplished Former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden told The Washington Post — in his first in-person interview since seeking asylum in Russia — that he had “already won” in his effort to… More 10 things you need to know today: December 24, 2013

Mayor Bloomberg On Homeless Girl Featured In The New York Times: ‘That’s Just The Way God Works’

Mayor Michael Bloomberg and people in his economic class are so out of touch with real world problems.. Think Progress  Outgoing Mayor Michael Bloomberg (I-NY) went on the defensive when asked whether he was moved by the New York Times’ powerful series on a homeless family struggling to survive in New York City. Bloomberg defended his homelessness… More Mayor Bloomberg On Homeless Girl Featured In The New York Times: ‘That’s Just The Way God Works’

The Slow Motion Lynching of President Barack Obama

The following essay is by author,  Frank Schaeffer.  When I started this blog I mentioned him here. The essay is compelling and thought-provoking yet may be uncomfortable for some… Patheos I’ve watched liberal and right-wing commentators alike blame the president for being lynched. They say “he’s not reaching out enough” or “he’s too cold.” It’s the equivalent of… More The Slow Motion Lynching of President Barack Obama

10 things you need to know today: December 13, 2013

The Week The House passes a two-year budget truce, North Korea says it executed Kim Jong Un’s uncle, and more 1. House approves budget compromise The House passed a two-year bipartisan budget deal on Thursday as Congress wrapped up its business for the year. The bill, which passed 332-94, is intended to serve as a… More 10 things you need to know today: December 13, 2013