Lawrence O'Donnell

Lawrence O'Donnell Features Best Reply Ever To NFL Prospect Michael Sam Coming Out
Here's your antivenom to the hatred and bile that's come out of the mouths of the likes of Rush Limbaugh and his fellow homophobes in response to NFL prospect Michael Sam coming out. Read more...
Lawrence O'Donnell: 'We Do Not Elect Presidents To Trust Generals'
Lawrence O'Donnell had a few words for the pundits hyperventilating over the "explosive" revelations in Robert Gates' upcoming memoir and the notion that it's the president's job to "trust the generals." Read more...
5,250 Gallons Of Oil Spills Into South Platte River
"The South Platte River, which you just mentioned, goes all the way out to Nebraska and goes all the way out and filters into the Ogallala Aquifer which serves much of the middle of the country.” Read more...
O'Donnell Looks Back At America's History With Chemical Weapons
During his "rewrite" segment this Tuesday, the Last Word's Lawrence O'Donnell reminded his viewers of the United States' own long ugly history with the use of chemical weapons and the fact that there is no such thing as a "civilized war." Read more...
Boehner Promises More Hostage Taking On The Debt Ceiling
House Speaker John Boehner promises a "whale of a fight" over the debt ceiling after being attacked by the right for not being willing to shut the government down in order to defund "Obamacare." Read more...

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Rick Perry Quietly Lobbies White House For Obamacare Funding After Maligning It
Can you smell the hypocrisy in the air? Sadly, as Lawrence O'Donnell and Ari Melber pointed out in the segment above, if this story gets too much coverage, Gov. Goodhair might use it as an excuse to change his mind and decide to stick it to his constituents rather than accept help for some of the most vulnerable in his state. Read more...
Lawrence O'Donnell may not have had much luck with his petition to get the White House to do something about the IRS not following the statute on these 501c4 groups and their tax-exempt status when they're clearly nothing more than political organizations, so here's hoping that Rep. Chris Van Hollen gets some better results with the courts. Read more...
What Does It Take For A Rodeo Clown To Get Banned From A MO State Fair?
If anyone was wondering just how openly racist you have to be to find yourself being banned from appearing at another state fair again in Missouri, it seems this man who showed up in an Obama mask for work at the fair in Sedalia got his answer. Read more...
Lawrence O'Donnell Slams O'Reilly For Continuing To Blame Hoodie For Martin Shooting
Lawrence O'Donnell let Bill-O have it for his rant the previous evening, where he was still trying to blame Trayvon Martin for his own death because he was wearing a hoodie. Read more...
After the final nail in the coffin that should be putting this IRS fake scandal to rest, where we found out that the Internal Revenue Service’s screening of groups seeking tax exempt status also targeted those with names that included “Israel,” ”Progressive” and “Occupy," MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell had a suggestion to fix this matter once and for all. Read more...