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Close (re)call for Kasich

Close (re)call for Kasich

11/14/11 07:00PM

Rachel Maddow points out that if Ohio governor, John Kasich, had been on the ballot when S.B. 5 was overwhelming voted down, he would have been voted out of office. watch

Taking the lead

Taking the lead

11/14/11 07:00PM

Bill Wolff, executive producer for the Rachel Maddow Show, shares a preview of tonight's show - Newt Gingrich pulls ahead in the Republican presidential candidate polls, plus a fracking chemical is found in a Wyoming water supply, and an advisor to the... watch

Four Score and Eleventy Something Years Ago

Four Score and Eleventy Something Years Ago

11/14/11 06:24PM

Salon had this to say about Fox News' host Bill O'Reilly's new book "Killing Lincoln":A reviewer for the official National Park Service bookstore at Ford's Theatre has recommended that Bill O'Reilly's bestselling new book about the Lincoln assassination not be sold at the historic site "because of the lack of documentation and the factual errors within the publication."Salon says that Rae Emerson, deputy superintendent at Ford's Theatre, pointed out many other historical errors like, "'Killing Lincoln' makes multiple references to the Oval Office; in fact, Emerson points out, the office was no read more

Ahead on the 11/14 Maddow show

11/14/11 06:02PM

Updated:Tonight's guests include:Josh Rogin, writer for Foreign PolicyDan Siegel, resigned as legal advisor to Oakland mayor in response to the city's decision to clear protestors from Occupy OaklandExecutive producer Bill Wolff shares a preview of tonight's show:  read more

Results from a Nexis search for the phrase "income inequality" in the news media.

Occupying the national dialogue

11/14/11 05:33PM

At least a couple of times, Rachel has pointed out that no matter what you may think of Occupy Wall Street, its success at changing the national dialogue -as measured in the dramatic increase in the use of the phrase "corporate greed"- is undeniable (see below).On Friday, Dylan Byers, in a post titled "Occupy Wall Street is winning" performed a similar test, searching LexisNexis for use of the phrase "income inequality" and graphing it over time (see above). read more

Ready for the free market.

Atlas shrugged it off (File under "whoops.")

11/14/11 04:00PM

For the product of a creator as humorless as Ayn Rand, that "Atlas Shrugged—Part I" movie has certainly provided us with plenty of chuckles this year. First there is the film itself, which was greeted with reviews only slightly warmer than the ones for "Jack and Jill" ("Not all books should be made into movies, and this is one of them," Boston Phoenix; "The tinhorn film version of 'Atlas Shrugged: Part 1' fails to rise even to the level of 'eh' suggested by Ayn Rand's title," Chicago Tribune). read more

Newt Gingrich promises nation eight years of hell

11/14/11 02:01PM

Meet the new number one, Republicans. The latest PPP poll has Newt Gingrich in first with 28 percent, over Herman Cain (25 percent) and then Mitt Romney (18 percent). CNN has Mr. Romney still in first, by two points over Mr. Gingrich.Mr. Gingrich celebrated his new poll numbers with a speech today at GuideOne Insurance in Des Moines, Iowa. He told the crowd:I believe we're in real trouble. I don't think this is Barack Obama. This is bigger, deeper, harder than Barack Obama. read more

Best noon thing

11/14/11 12:00PM

This is an oldie... well, it's an oldie where I come from. Okay, it's no "Enchantment Under the Sea" dance, but here's Marty McFly Michael J. Fox playing "Johnny B. Goode" this weekend at a charity event.  read more

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