Cenk Uygur on Democratic response to the Boehner-Obama deal.
|By: Jane Hamsher Thursday July 21, 2011 9:57 am|
I have, and always have had, tremendous respect for Cenk Uygur. His contract with his audience is that he will never put himself in a position where he cannot say what he really thinks. And in turning down MSNBC’s offer to host a weekend show so he could give his audience a fair appraisal of what happened, he honors that contract.
|By: Jane Hamsher Thursday August 26, 2010 5:56 pm|
Cenk Uygur on the Alan Simpson experience (now officially “Tit-gate,” per Brian Beutler): He thinks you’re milking the system, as if it’s his money. YOU paid into Social Security. It’s YOUR money. You’re not milking a damn thing. And: Who killed the pig? Simpson and his friends in Congess, who spent all of your money [...]
|By: Jane Hamsher Thursday August 19, 2010 8:16 am|
I can’t quite wrap my head around the fact that prominent “liberals” are pooh-poohing an end to marijuana prohibition, but I guess it was progressive energy that put alcohol prohibition over the top too. Anyway, this morning Rolling Stone Executive Editor Eric Bates discussed Ari Berman’s latest article on marijuana legalization, appropriately entitled “Just Say [...]
|By: Jane Hamsher Wednesday August 18, 2010 8:05 pm|
Gary Johnson, the Republican former governor of New Mexico, was on MSNBC with Cenk Uygur to talk about the need to end marijuana prohibition. He knocked it out of the park: CENK: Governor, should we legalize it? JOHNSON: We should legalize marijuana. I think that 90% of the drug problem is prohibition related, not use [...]
|By: Jon Walker Tuesday August 3, 2010 3:42 pm|
Ronald Reagan’s former associate deputy attorney general Bruce Fein, a member of the Just Say Now advisory board, appeared earlier today on MSNBC to make the conservative argument in support of allowing states to legalize and regulate marijuana. When Cenk Uygur asked why Fein is supporting efforts to legalize marijuana, Fein’s response was simply that [...]
|By: Jane Hamsher Saturday January 30, 2010 9:55 am|
So, the Senate wants what the lobbyists tell them to want, and all the rest is kabuki. One more time, here is the list of 51 Senators who say they want a public option. Biden would make 52. What’s stopping them now?
Here is a list of the 51 Democrats who said they support a public option: