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The Attica Uprising, 40 years later

The Attica Uprising, 40 years later

09/13/11 12:11PM

Forty years ago today, the Attica Uprising ended with more than three dozen deaths, prisoners, guards and civilian employees at New York's Attica Correctional Facility.The "how" of this story is well-documented. But why did the riots happen at New York State's largest (and most secure) prison? read more

Chart: America for poorer, for worse

Chart: America for poorer, for worse

09/13/11 10:40AM

The U.S. Census Bureau brings the news:Real median household income in the United States in 2010 was $49,445, a 2.3 percent decline from the 2009 median.The nation's official poverty rate in 2010 was 15.1 percent, up from 14.3 percent in 2009 ─ the third consecutive annual increase in the poverty rate. read more

Yeah! Let him die!

09/13/11 09:50AM

I'm going to go way out here and say the crowd was kidding, a little, when they cheered the idea that the government should let an uninsured person die. That's what happened at last night's Republican presidential debate, as Congressman Ron Paul (R-Texas) suggested that making one's own choices, including whether to buy health insurance or risk your life, is "what freedom is all about." (ADDING: As commenter @Mark points out, Dr. read more

Morning Maddow: September 13

09/13/11 07:48AM

House Republicans versus the National Labor Relations Board.Meet Gov. Rick Perry's single biggest campaign contributor.Republicans hope for an upset in New York's special election.In Bachmann's district, a battle over anti-gay bullying.American hikers imprisoned in Iran granted bail, will be released in 2 days.Rick Berman's favorite sweetener, "corn sugar," heads to court today.Blackwater: the video game. read more

Links for the 9/12 TRMS

Links for the 9/12 TRMS

09/13/11 01:06AM

Bin Laden's Fatwa Excerpt: 'Black Banners: The Inside Story of 9/11 and the War Against al-Qaeda' American Jobs Act of 2011 AP source: Major Obama jobs speech after Labor Day Obama Seeks Joint Session for Jobs Speech House Speaker John Boehner Rejects President Obama's Request for Joint Session Next Wednesday, Obama Accepts Thursday Instead Speaker letter of POTUS on Joint Session request (pdf) Obama Moves Jobs Speech After Skirmish With Boehner The Vote That Delayed Obama's Speech read more

Heebie GB

Heebie GB

09/12/11 11:26PM

Glenn Beck, having loosed himself from the shackles of Fox News, launches his new internet-only network, GBTV, tonight.Thrilled by this bold new outlet for their values, the gleefully opportunistic authorities at the Message Control Center issued this confidential, and highly fake, directive to its conservative minions. read more

Why watch us?

Why watch us?

09/12/11 08:00PM

Bill Wolff, executive producer for the Rachel Maddow Show, shares a preview of tonight's show - analysis on the jobs bill and its impact on infrastructure... watch

They're here! And they're gone.

They're here! And they're gone.

09/12/11 07:23PM

When I left for work this morning, Maddowpillar and Lambchop were still just chrysalises. But this evening I came home to a pair of gorgeous Monarch butterflies. I took them out back to let them stretch their wings, but they wouldn't stop even long enough to pose for a picture. They are off to Mexico. Thus, after only three weeks, ends the adventure... for this year. read more

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