Posts tagged "Chris Matthews"

Another Obama Obamacare lie: 'Substandard' health insurance

In addition to lying about how you can keep your health insurance and your doctor, here’s a new one about how the millions of cancelled individual policies are ‘substandard.’ When President Barack Obama last week defended his signature Affordable Care Act by claiming that he is ridding America of “substandard* health insurance” policies, he left... Read more »

Running commentary and reaction to President Barack Obama's speech on Syria

Basically, he was treading water until events, once again, overtake his policies, whatever they are. In reverse chronological order Final Thoughts: President Obama was trying to recover from two years of bungling diplomacy (see my column today in the Chicago Tribune). I’m not sure he has; he has left Americans with  as many questions as... Read more »

Are you a racist if you say Chicago and Illinois are in the toilet?

Apparently some liberal commentators and politicians think so. They suggest that anyone who points out President Barack Obama and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel are the spawn of Chicago’s corrupt politics is guilty of racism because a lot of African Americans live there. Mr. Robinson set the scene on “Hardball” by regurgitating a 2008 meme: The GOP’s attack on Mr. Obama’s... Read more »

Chris "tingle" Matthews meets his match

The MSNBC talk show host probably thought that Freshman Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) would be easily humiliated and bullied, Matthew’s usual interview approach. Walsh gave as good as he got.
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