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Keith Olbmermann's Calls His New Show The 'Last Line Of Defense' *Video*


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Kit
- 2951 days ago - mediaite.com
On the Monday night premiere of his Current TV show, host Keith Olbermann informed viewers that this version of Countdown would be "a newscast of contextualization," presented with the point of view that the "weakest citizen in this country is more-->



   

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Kit B (276)
Monday June 20, 2011, 6:34 pm

On the Monday night premiere of his Current TV show, host Keith Olbermann informed viewers that this version of Countdown would be “a newscast of contextualization,” presented with the point of view that the “weakest citizen in this country is more important than the strongest corporation” and that “the nation is losing its independence through the malfeasance of one political party and the timidity of another.”

Oh yeah - he's back! (Check with your cable or satillite company for the listings of Current TV Channel.)
 

Carole Sarcinello (338)
Monday June 20, 2011, 6:48 pm

Yeah, I watched . . . and was very pleased!

You're right on top of it, Miss Kitty.

 

Kit B (276)
Monday June 20, 2011, 6:55 pm

Aw, Carole ya know that Jon and Keith hold a special place in this ole liberal heart of mine.
 

(0)
Monday June 20, 2011, 8:38 pm
Haven't seen you post anything interesting Lilith.
 

Kit B (276)
Monday June 20, 2011, 8:42 pm

No, genius today is the 20th of June so not yesterday's news today's news. Yeah, I know hoping for that great "put down" just failed again.
 

Shelly Peterson (213)
Monday June 20, 2011, 9:03 pm
Thankyou so much for posting this...being unemployed right now, I have had to shut off the cable and was hoping to find some posts like this!!..and one of my friends just sent a site so that I can read up on what was discussed........as usual, Olbermann, nailed it on the head!!...I am so glad he is back!
 

(0)
Monday June 20, 2011, 9:14 pm
Yes, but the show aired tonight I believe. So what is the problem with the post. If it bores you, why are you here?
 

Robert S (111)
Monday June 20, 2011, 9:56 pm
This was also very good, linked to from the Olbermann page.

http://www.mediaite.com/tv/jon-stewart-on-fox-news-sunday-medias-bias-is-not-liberal-its-towards-sensationalism-and-laziness/
 

Mike S (86)
Tuesday June 21, 2011, 11:25 am
Noted and shared. I love Keith. Thank you Kit. Great link Robert, thanks for posting.
 

Mary L (132)
Tuesday June 21, 2011, 12:21 pm
Some day soon... at least he's on line.
 

Yvonne White (229)
Tuesday June 21, 2011, 1:17 pm
I was happy with most of it.. but I wish he'd get more "Beckish" - ya know? C'mon, Keith can afford to go hands-on: burn effigy's, tar & feather chicken-hawks..oops, better Not do that..but you get what I'm saying - rouse the rabble!:)
 

Kit B (276)
Tuesday June 21, 2011, 1:24 pm

Give him some time, this was just the first show. He and Al Gore seem to have an agreement, Keith is free to say what he wants. There is a good article in "Rolling Stone" about this.
 

Robert S (111)
Tuesday June 21, 2011, 3:18 pm
LOL....rouse the rabble! Repeat...

You made me laugh Yvonne. thanks. The rabble (those who can spell, this time) could use some rousing.

Not that spelling the most important thing. Its the message...but I just love ragging on the Baggers, because like Bush, its what they say as well as how they say it that makes you laugh when your not saying OMG and WTF.
 

Terry King (113)
Tuesday June 21, 2011, 3:19 pm
I was very pleased with the first show although I thought it lacked a little in punch and production values.
 

(0)
Tuesday June 21, 2011, 3:30 pm
Since listening to the baggers and Republicans, my favourite new word is WTF. I skip right past the OMG. Spelling is not the most important thing, especially when you listen to Palin. She is charting new territory with the English language, a real Maverick!
 

patricia lasek (317)
Wednesday June 22, 2011, 9:23 am
So refreshing to have Keith back on the air.
 

Sheryl G (359)
Wednesday June 22, 2011, 4:44 pm
I missed it, didn't realize his program was on. Thanks for the heads up as I do have the Current channel on my TV. We need his voice no matter where he throws it from.
 

Robert S (111)
Wednesday June 22, 2011, 5:07 pm
“Noun. Any air-head who promises, lives for, or campaigns on the eradication of the social safety net and the vilification of the lower-class for the gain of aggregated capital.”

The Countdown Contra-dictionary brings you… Rand-idate!
 

donald Baumgartner (6)
Wednesday June 22, 2011, 7:59 pm
THANKS for the post!!
VERY HAPPY to hear of his return!!
 
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