Religion and Politics

Keith Olbermann – Gone

I liked Keith somewhat, noting his sometimes over the top rhetoric but also his willingness to backdown and apologize. I’m not sure what foil the sane now have to FoxNoise, but we’ll see. As others will note, Comcast, a leader in the attempt to control cyberspace and a larger GOP donor, took over NBC today. Visit for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Related articles Its No Coincidence Keith Olbermann Departs MSNBC On The Day Comcast Takes Over ( Olbermann out at MSNBC ( Keith Olbermann: I’ve Just Been Told This Is The Last Edition

Religion and Politics

The Theologian Colbert on the Liberal Democrat Jesus

Colbert may be the greatest theologian of the modern time, Jim West not withstanding. This in response to O’Reilly’s misuse of Christ and the use of Christmas by the GOP to go home…again: Keith Olbermann returned to one of his favorite targets last night when he named Bill O’Reilly his “Worst Person In The World.” This time, O’Reilly got the honor for a column in which he cautioned against providing too much aid and charity for those in need: There comes a time when compassion can cause disaster. If you open your home to scores of homeless folks, you

Religion and Politics

Comcast Employee Keith Olbermann Suspended for Exercising Free Speech

Image via Wikipedia First, Comcast bought NBC Universal. Comcast is a huge supporter of the GOP because of Net Neutrality laws. The GOP made significant gains in ru(i)ning the U.S. Government on Tuesday. And then? MSNBC has suspended star anchor Keith Olbermann following the news that he had donated to three Democratic candidates this election cycle. “I became aware of Keith’s political contributions late last night. Mindful of NBC News policy and standards, I have suspended him indefinitely without pay,” MSNBC president Phil Griffin said in a statement. Politico reported Friday that Olbermann had donated $2,400 each to Reps.

Religion and Politics

Glenn Beck… Liar?

I’m not sure if I am just addicted to showing the truth about Glenn Beck, or seeing if I can annoy a fellow blogger who is tired of the Glenn Beck posts from the blogosphere… From here: “I thought it would be a little easier in the speech,” Beck said, than to go into the following elaborate explanation (via Mediaite): Yesterday I went to the National Archives, and they opened up the vault, and they put on their gloves and then they put it on a tray. They wheeled it over and it’s all in this hard plastic and

Religion and Politics

Keith Olbermann on Prop 8 – Just how Special was the Comment?]

On election night, November 4th, 2008, the voters of California voted to ban gay marriage, which had been allowed by the courts of California. The subsequent days have seen protests erupt across the country, with activist, cultural leaders and political leaders. As the Republican Governor of California, one Arnold Schwarzenegger said, “It’s unfortunate, obviously, but it’s not the end,” he said about the same-sex marriage ban. “I think that we will again maybe undo that, if the court is willing to do that, and then move forward from there and again lead in that area.” Keith Olbermann, the anchor

Society and Religion

Examining Palin's Pentecostal Background

Examining Palin’s Pentecostal Background : NPR. First, I am not Pentecostal – Oneness or otherwise. Second, I don’t care what religion a candidate has or pretends to have. What I do care about is the way the media is treating the ‘Pentecostalism’ of this said candidate. I was watching Keith Olbermann last night an he kept stressing that this candidate speaks in tongues. She speaks in tongues. Yes, that’s right, she speaks-in-tongues. Granted, even her pastor has denied hearing her speak in tongues, but really, is that a major political issue? Is our religious freedom under attack? No, not