Ratigan’s rant did not pander to his audience with cheap talking points that reinforce tribalist divisions — as well as the status quo. Instead he made everyone profoundly agitated by speaking the hard truths that throw the whole game board up in the air and scatter the playing pieces on the ground.
|By: Michael Whitney Monday January 24, 2011 3:13 pm|
Firedoglake.com’s Jane Hamsher went on MSNBC’s Dylan Ratigan Show this afternoon to discuss Bradley Manning’s imprisonment at Quantico Marine base, and how she and David House were detained at Quantico for two hours yesterday.
Hamsher explained that the government’s goal is to completely isolate Bradley Manning. When Dylan Ratigan asked if she feared her appearance would further endanger Manning, Hamsher replied that “the only thing that’s going to stop the abuse of Bradley Manning is when people start asking questions.”
|By: Jane Hamsher Wednesday August 11, 2010 2:23 pm|
On MSNBC today, I talked about the “professional left” with fellow Robert Gibbs-irritants Glenn Greenwald and Dylan Ratigan. Gibbs, with his contempt for the “Canadian health care system,” is merely reflecting the attitude of a White House that marched into the health care debate committed to giving corporate “stakeholders” everything they wanted in exchange for [...]
|By: Jane Hamsher Friday July 30, 2010 3:12 pm|
I appeared on MSNBC a couple of weeks ago and said that what we were calling an immigration problem was really a drug cartel problem. The video surprisingly traveled all over the internet, so they asked me back to talk about it and let me give Dylan’s “daily rant.” It was fun.
|By: Jane Hamsher Friday July 23, 2010 9:44 am|
I was on MSNBC talking about the schism among Democrats regarding Arizona’s new immigration law and the Justice Department’s response. Obama is worried about his plummeting poll numbers among Hispanics (down 12 points this year), while Arizona Congressional Democrats are worried about being voted out of office. But nobody is talking about pot. When asked [...]
|By: Jane Hamsher Monday June 28, 2010 2:27 pm|
Obama’s top Terrorism adviser John Brennan recently suggested that there could be “dozens” of Americans who have been targeted for assassination, and Glenn Greenwald appeared on the Dylan Ratigan show today to discuss the implications. Ratigan asked Glenn Greenwald if Obama’s actions create “a massive cognitive dissonance that actually allows him to get away with [...]
|By: Jane Hamsher Friday June 11, 2010 3:21 pm|
Daniel Ellsberg, the former US military analyst who released the pentagon papers in 1971, appeared on MSNBC today with Dylan Ratigan. He said he fears for the safety of Julian Assange, founder of Wikileaks, who is reportedly on the verge of leaking secret State Department cables. The Daily Beast reports that Assange is currently being [...]
|By: Chris Dietrich Friday November 20, 2009 12:32 pm|
Grayson: Listen. Capitalism requires rewarding success and punishing failure. That’s what Joseph Schumpeter said almost a century ago. So far, we’ve seen plenty of reward for success on Wall Street, but no punishment for failure, not when the Fed is handing out blank checks.