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Olbermann is out at CurrenTV

This is kind of sad. I like Keith, but there was something missing from his new show. It wasn’t must-watch TV. I don’t know what happened. I’m not sure that anyone has announced the “official word.” Keith Olbermann has been somewhat volatile and temperamental. I’m sorry. Eliot Spitzer is a very smart man indeed, but he ain’t Keith. Keith understands television. From TPM: To the Viewers of Current: We created Current to give voice to those Americans who refuse to rely on corporate-controlled media and are seeking an authentic progressive outlet. We are more committed to those goals today than ever before. Current

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Worst Person in the World

Why is it that some Republicans try to out-hate everybody? It’s not that they have cornered the market on hate. That would be an overstatement. Instead, there are some who seem to go out of their way to be nasty, testy and downright anti-American. Mike O’Neal, a Kansas legislator, sent out an e-mail that basically said that he hoped that Obama’s children and wife would be fatherless and husbandless. What the heck this this about???? (He sent Psalm 109, which states in verses 7-9, “When he shall be judged, let him be condemned: and let his prayer become sin. Let his

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Countdown with Keith Olbermann

Keith Olbermann is on now. Keith starts with Libya. It is interesting that he started with this topic. Whether you like our action in Libya or not, you must admit that we should have the debate. The Obama administration is trying to avoid the debate. I have argued that we don’t have debate in this country any more. First Guest – Michael Moore His second story was on the Supreme Court throwing out a class action lawsuit against Wal-Mart. (good analysis here) He then discusses Justice Clarence Thomas’ conflict of interest with him and his wife receiving money and expensive gifts. I can’t stand

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Dr. Thompson is a surgeon, scholar, full-time sports fan and part-time political activist. He is active in a number of community projects and initiatives. Through medicine, he strives to improve the physical health of all he treats.

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