Sam Stein

Nicolle Wallace Likens Stimulus Package To 'Generational Theft'
Former Bushie and McCain campaign manager Nicolle Wallace wants us to believe that the stimulus package -- not the bank bailouts -- was what we should consider "generational theft." Read more...
Scarborough: VA Dems Should Have Gone After McDonnell Instead Of Feds
MSNBC's Joe Scarborough pretends that he and his cohorts would not have called it a partisan witch hunt if the Virginia Democrats had gone after former Gov. Bob McDonnell instead of the feds. Read more...
Walker Tells Scarborough Republicans Need To 'Lay Out A Plan'
Republicans have been "laying out plans" alright, and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker ought to know about them, since his extreme right-wing agenda has fit right in with Republicans on the national level. That didn't stop him from trying to differentiate himself on this Monday's Morning Joe from the reactionaries that are causing all of the turmoil in the House right now. Read more...
From this Monday's extended edition of Morning Joe on MSNBC, Chuck Todd is asked about the new PAC, Organizing for Action, which as we noted here is building on the Obama campaign apparatus to continue support for his policy objectives and after Read more...
I don't know about anyone else, but I'm getting really tired of watching a bunch of extremely rich pundits sit around and tell the rest of us that there just hasn't been enough shared sacrifice from the working class, the elderly and the poor yet in order to solve our deficit problem. But that's exactly what the viewers are treated to day after day on MSNBC's three hour long Villager conventional wisdom regurgitation-fest called Morning Joe. Read more...

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Apparently Rep. Legitimate-Rape Akin hasn't learned that he should keep his yap shut when it comes to anything involving women-- Todd Akin: Claire McCaskill Was Much More 'Ladylike' In 2006: Republican Senate candidate Todd Akin (Mo.) told Read more...
This Friday morning on MSNBC's Morning Joe, host Joe Scarborough and regular Mark Halperin decided to go after President Obama for what he said on a campaign stop in Florida this week, where he talked to voters about Mitt Romney's plans to turn Read more...
Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul on Tuesday admitted that he got a monthly Social Security check, a program that he eventually wants to eliminate. During an interview on MSNBC, Paul insisted that he would preserve Social Security Read more...
If anyone ever needed any proof that if you're a neocon, right-wing war monger, that was our version of Baghdad Bob with selling the failed invasion of Iraq as some kind of huge success, and that failure means you're going to stay on the wingnut Read more...
Former New Hampshire Senator Judd Gregg joined the crew of Morning Joe and jumped all over the Huffington Post's Sam Stein when he pointed out that Social Security is solvent for the next twenty some years. Gregg's reasoning -- it's not solvent Read more...