Morning Maddow: It’s A Billionaires World — We’re Just Living In It

Maddow may have been off last night, but never fear, true believers — rosy-cheeked weekend warrior Chris Hayes was in to pinch hit, and knocked one out of the park. In this segment, Hayes takes a look at this past Saturday’s Nevada Caucuses and how the role played by (fickle) billionaire...

Monday Upper: ‘Democracy in Cages’

Nothing more really needs to be said about Nevada — continued plummeting turnout, an honest-to-G*d religious test for Jewish voters at an official caucus site (yes, really) and a most curious redefinition of ‘elitism’ from Gingrich (hey, let’s hear it for Noo Yawk — 9/11...

Morning Maddow: She Was Underwhelmed (If That’s A Word)

What if you threw a primary and nobody came? Ok, ‘nobody’ is a slight exaggeration, but for an election that was supposed to reflect a distinct lack of enthusiasm emanating from the left side of the isle, it’s the Republicans who now seem to be mired in an unshakeable malaise. And the...

Morning Maddow: Happy #FLPrimary Day (Vulture Capitalist Edition)

Following a year in which ‘occupy’ achieved new meaning & protesters worldwide harnessed the collective power of ordinary people to make willfully indifferent elites address issues relating to growing inequality, the laborious ascension of ur-1%er Mitt Romney to the top of the GOP POTUS...

Monday Upper: Democracy For Billionaires

Weekends are always rough for progressive USian poli-junkies — Maddow retires to the cocktail lounge as MSNBC morphs into a prison pr0n channel (and the Sunday shows? They make the prison pr0n seem positively palatable by comparison). Thankfully, the recent addition of Up With Chris Hayes to the...

“He always got to see the final product”: Former Newsletter Associates Expose Ron Paul As Shameless Huckster

WaPo: The Republican presidential candidate has denied writing inflammatory passages in the pamphlets from the 1990s and said recently that he did not read them at the time or for years afterward. Numerous colleagues said he does not hold racist views. But people close to Paul’s operations said he was...

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