Matt Kibbe

Insurance companies, Obamacare, and the Tea Party's health care position...in 60 seconds. Read more...
Two board members have resigned from conservative astroturf group FreedomWorks after an internal investigation into alleged wrongdoing was completed. Read more...
As one who spends a lot of her time researching organizations like FreedomWorks, I'm incredibly grateful to Mother Jones and Andy Kroll for their latest, which includes a leaked post-Dick Armey departure board report. The report confirms what Read more...
I have to say, I thoroughly enjoyed watching Joan Walsh get a chance to give Dick Armey his due after the way he treated her on Hardball back in early 2009. While discussing the mess over at FreedomWorks, which Karoli already wrote about here, Walsh Read more...
Have a little Schadenfreude with your holiday eggnog. FreedomWorks just underwent a short coup, which was cured by the application of large sums of money paid for by the owner of the for-profit-and-no-we-don't-take-Medicare Cancer Centers of Read more...

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“What kind of country do we want to have?” That was the question asked by Mitt Romney's new running mate Paul Ryan during his speech this Saturday morning aboard the USS Wisconsin. It was also the question asked by Chris Matthews when he played Read more...
I don't know if anyone else is as sick of the Tom Brokaw/Chris Matthews consecutive book tours that we've got going on at MSNBC along with a couple of other networks, but this bit from Tuesday's Morning Joe where Brokaw was pushing his book along Read more...
I think Chris Matthews has finally had a belly-full of these TeaBirchers who've been taking the government hostage trying to get their balanced budget jammed through the legislature or at least force all of them to vote on it. They've been claiming Read more...
After Newt Gingrich came on Meet the Press last week and had the unfortunate circumstance of finding out what happens to any Republican who dares to tell the truth about Paul Ryan's budget plan, Ryan got a chance to respond this week. Apparently Read more...
Apparently Fox's Greta Van Susteren and Griff Jenkins find no irony in trying to paint the "Tea Party" movement, a.k.a. the Republican astroturf rebranding effort, as some "leaderless" group during a segment which features all of those corporate Read more...