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    August 20, 2014

    Horrifying New York Post Cover Shows Journalist James Foley Just Before Beheading by ISIS

    James Foley, an American freelance journalist who was kidnapped in Syria in 2012 by terrorists two years ago, has been murdered by his kidnappers, the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, also known as ISIS and ISIL. The group posted a video online yesterday showing Foley reading a clearly coerced speec ... More >>

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    February 24, 2014

    Alec Baldwin Takes Ball, Goes Home

    Alec Baldwin is done with all you tiny, pathetic ingrates. New York has just gotten too mean. A man can't live peacefully in this town anymore. The days when you were free to call people "queens" and "faggots" and "cocksucking fags" as you saw fit are over. Alec Baldwin bids you to say goodbye to ... More >>

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    June 2, 2013

    Looking for Votes, Rightbloggers Explore "Conservative Reform," Find Pretty Much Conservatism

    Last week rightbloggers remained occupied with the recent D.C. scandals, which some of them expect to result in the President's impeachment; they even have a March on Washington and a shady poll to give them hope. We expect they will result in some sort of impeachment, if only of certain people's ju ... More >>

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    December 24, 2012

    The 12 Months of Crazy: Rightbloggers' Greatest Hits of 2012

    It's been a hell of a year for conservatives, so naturally it's been a flaming, bloody hell of a year for our subjects the rightbloggers. If this is the sort of thing that gladdens your heart, then sit by the fire and let us brighten your holiday season by reviewing, month by month, the rightblogg ... More >>

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    December 19, 2012

    What 'Meaningful Contributions' Could NRA Offer To The National Discussion On Friday?

    As the horrific news came out of Newtown last Friday, the National Rifle Association went silent. Its Twitter was inactive, its Facebook shut off and no word came from the organization that was on everyone's mind this weekend. It witnessed its strongest political advocates bail, with Sen. Joe M ... More >>

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    December 17, 2012

    We Must Stop Pretending there are Two Sides to the Gun Control Debate

    The argument against gun control should've gone out the window the moment 20-year-old Adam Lanza walked up to Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, and with completely legal firearms he plucked from his mother sometime before shooting her multiple times in the head, blew through a wa ... More >>

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    January 22, 2012

    Rightbloggers Explain How Newt Gingrich's Big Win Can Help Someone Other Than Newt Gingrich Become President

    Was it the video hit his Super PAC put out on Romney? Was it his heroic denunciation of his ex-wife and the Liberal Media (mostly the Liberal Media)? Whatever the reason, Newt Gingrich won a big surprise victory in Saturday's South Carolina primary. Rightbloggers who've always loved the former Spea ... More >>

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    November 22, 2010

    Joe Scarborough's Political Contributions Revealed by Voice in 2008: What Took So Long for the Suspension?

    ​Decades ago, when I was new to the pages of the Voice and when my work actually appeared on pages, I was visited at the office by state investigators. They had in their hands a campaign filing by Al Vann, then a young and ballsy assemblyman from the heart of Bed Stuy. I was astoni ... More >>

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    April 9, 2010

    Joe Scarborough Goes Crazy for Rudy Giuliani (And We Mean Crazy)

    ​Too much Starbucks pushed Mornin' Joe Scarborough into a full-throated, looney-tunes, rant this week in defense of our own local heroes Rudy Giuliani and Bernie Kerik. It's been exhilarating to see Rudy back on a national TV tour lately, reminding us what an expert we had in City ... More >>

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    November 11, 2009

    Barrett: It's a Rotten Time for Paterson To Promote Bogus Budget Numbers

    ​It's hard to imagine a worse time for a governor to lapse into lazy lies. But with the state in its most troubled fiscal condition in decades, facing daunting deficits, David Paterson has become all spin all the time, putting his own concocted narrative ahead of the state's need for crisis cr ... More >>

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    June 5, 2009

    Barrett: Morning Joe Finally Breaks His Silence About Defending Abortion-Doc Killer

    After nearly a week of silence -- 13 hours of television -- Joe Scarborough finally addressed the assassination of George Tiller on Morning Joe at 7 a.m. today. The Voice has blogged twice this week about Scarborough's sustained and awkward silence, a stark contrast to every other show on MSNBC, whi ... More >>

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    June 5, 2009

    Cheek, In Review: 7 Days of Runnin' Scared

    President Obama graciously escorted GM into bankruptcy.Enemies decried his kind words and big speech to the Muslim world, but it still went over big. Can't touch this! We're beginning to think that Obama's letting total lunatics attack him on a government website just for the laughs. Patriots ... More >>

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    June 3, 2009

    Barrett: Hey, Morning Joe, Why Don't You Speak Up?

    It's been a long day of silence from the Morning Joe team.  Every other major MSNBC show has devoted major segments to the killing of abortion doctor George Tiller. Keith Olbermann devoted most of an hour to it on Monday, and then returned to it for extended, moving coverage on Tuesday. Rachel ... More >>

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    June 2, 2009

    Barrett: Why Don't MSNBCers Question "Morning Joe" About Abortion Doc Killings?

    George TillerKeith Olbermann and Rachel Maddow devoted much of their MSNBC shows last night to the assassination of George Tiller. Maddow actually led with a headshot of Michael Griffin, the first abortion-doctor murderer, who killed Dr. David Gunn in Pensacola, Florida in 1993. She then moved on to ... More >>

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    March 13, 2009

    Cramer Bails on Morning Joe After His Ass-Kicking

    Hmm: after suffering an epic smackdown on Jon Stewart's show last night, Jim Cramer didn't show up for a planned "The Morning Joe" interview this morning. "Guess he had a late night," said Joe Scarborough. Reaction to the Daily Show ep was swift and brutal. James Fallows of The Atlantic compares S ... More >>

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    March 5, 2009

    Interview: Morning Joe's Willie Geist--"The Oracle of MSNBC"--Speaks Again

    "The NFL is this close to being the Taliban." A few weeks ago, Morning Joe co-host Willie Geist was kind enough to answer a few questions for us. Impressed by his sagacity--or at least his insights into Family Ties and José Canseco--we decided to ask him a few more. So below, more of Willie's vi ... More >>

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    February 13, 2009

    Interview: Morning Joe's Willie Geist Talks Pat Buchanan's 'Thug Life' Tattoo

    Way funnier than this photo would lead you to believe. Open-minded types that we are, we're finding ourselves increasingly entertained by MSNBC's Morning Joe, which we'll nominate as the best show to breakfast by--it has a kind of looseness that TV needs more of, plus it's actually aimed at adults ... More >>

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    December 3, 2008

    Kerry Kennedy: How About Bobby? (Um, no.)

    It was an odd day in the Clinton senate-seat sweepstakes yesterday.Kerry Kennedy appeared shortly before 9 a.m. on MSNBC's Morning Joe and elaborately promoted the candidacy of her brother, environmental activist Bobby Kennedy Jr., saying she "was talking to him about it yesterday and urged him to g ... More >>

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    November 25, 2008

    What's Behind Mort Zuckerman's Citigroup Crush?

    Publishing and real estate mogul Mort Zuckerman was ubiquitous on MSNBC yesterday: he appeared for a ten-minute stint on Morning Joe and three separate segments of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, the network's 6 to 7 p.m. primetime show. Mika Brzezinski, subbing for David Gregory that night and hosting wi ... More >>

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    November 7, 2008

    Times Joylessly Analyzes Lack of Obama Jokes

    New York Times does another one of those can-comedians-make-fun-of-Obama stories, with a Jon Stewart writer saying that Obama is "less likely to say something stupid" than Bush and suggesting the Daily Show will focus on Fox News and the "Democratically-controlled Congress." The article is predictab ... More >>

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    November 4, 2008

    McCain Winning!!1! 8-3

    The bobbleheads have called Kentucky for McCain and Vermont for Obama. That means McCain is ahead 8-3, and if the election gets rained out, McCain is our new President. Update: MSNBC is downright weird. When Chris Matthews says South Carolina results are "too close to call," Eugene Robinson (a form ... More >>

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    October 16, 2008

    Shine, Mister? Pete Hamill Solves The Economic Crisis

    We just saw Pete Hamill on Joe Scarborough's morning show. In a blame-the-victim rant, he posited that house-flipping, free-spending citizens hadn't gone through the Depression like he had, owned "five cell phones and one iPod," and therefore had no understanding of the value of a hard-earned Americ ... More >>

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    May 20, 2008
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    April 15, 2008
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    April 8, 2008
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    April 1, 2008

    Bruise Brother

    Supposedly Democrat-Friendly MSNBC Has Let a Clinton-Hating Joe Maul New York's Senator

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    January 29, 2008

    We Come to Bury Rudy

    The evil that men do lives after their mayoral stints—and even 9/11

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    October 5, 2004


    Going mad inside the debate bubble

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    August 31, 2004

    The Day of the Jackals

    Mythmaking at the Republican convention and getting punk'd on Kudlow and Cramer

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    July 27, 2004

    Shovin' It

    Democrats and hardballing pundits, pleasantly embedded in the economic elite