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Must Read Op-Eds for Monday, November 7, 2011

11/07/11 09:45AM

 THE INVENTION OF OUTRAGE  BY FRANK BRUNINEW YORK TIMESThis isn’t the media’s finest hour. The focus of late has been on charges of sexual harassment against when he headed the National Restaurant Association in the late 1990s. If they prove indisputably true he’s a boor, a bully and maybe a bit of a predator: three more reasons he shouldn’t be... read more

Can the super committee reach a deal?

Can the super committee reach a deal?

11/06/11 07:00PM

Rep. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., is a member of the bipartisan deficit reduction super committee tasked with finding $1.5 trillion in savings before Thanksgiving. Rep. Van Hollen joins Morning Joe to discuss why he believes the committee won't ask for an... watch

Country's big banks roar back under Obama

Country's big banks roar back under Obama

11/06/11 07:00PM

Top Talkers: During the first two and a half years of the Obama administration, the country's largest banks earned more than during the eight years of the Bush administration, the Washington Post reports. The Morning Joe panel – including Time's Mark... watch

Why Herman Cain's 'Act II' doesn't exist

Why Herman Cain's 'Act II' doesn't exist

11/06/11 07:00PM

Author Jeff Greenfield joins Morning Joe to discuss why Herman Cain is the GOP candidate some pundits simultaneously love to hate and hate to love and why Newt Gingrich's poll numbers may see a rise in December. watch

Awesome video: Kayakers record a murmuration

11/04/11 02:37PM

Murmuration from Sophie Windsor Clive on Vimeo.In case you haven't seen this yet, it's making the rounds on the 'ole Interwebz. A couple of folks were out for a kayak ride, and they, well, you know, had their cameras, and a huge constellation of starlings came along and did something awesome. Take a watch. By the way, a collection... read more

Scarborough: Herman Cain is Herman Cain's biggest problem

11/04/11 01:51PM

Joe Scarborough: “I think the fact that he doesn’t know China’s had nuclear weapons since 1964; I think the fact that he says his answer to the immigration problem is electrocuting illegal immigrants…I think the fact that he comes out with a different bit of evidence every day that he’s not only woefully ill-prepared to be POTUS but woefully ill... read more

Must Read Op-Eds for Friday, November 4, 2011

11/04/11 09:38AM

OLIGARCHY, AMERICAN STYLE  BY PAUL KRUGMANNEW YORK TIMESBut why does this growing concentration of income and wealth in a few hands matter? Part of the answer is that rising inequality has meant a nation in which most families don’t share fully in economic growth. Another part of the answer is that once you realize just how much richer the rich... read more

Morning Headlines: Friday, Nov. 4th

11/04/11 05:53AM

Here's a look at the stories we're following right now. What are you reading this morning?Obama, Romney tied nationally and in swing statesGreek PM reportedly ready to step downProtesters fear Oakland violence will hurt their causeItaly faces monitoring pressure, trumping Greece in debt concernHerman Cain allegation: Sources reveal new... read more

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