"Who wants to sit there and listen to somebody lie for an hour and fifteen minutes?," Rush Limbaugh said of the President's State of the Union. (via Mediaite)
"I have to admit right upfront that I am prejudiced. I know what he will say is right," Chris Matthews said of President Obama's not yet delivered State of the Union. Matthews also knocks "talk radio" and FOX News for being against government.
Bernie Goldberg and Bill O'Reilly on the media making Olbermann sound bigger than he was. Goldberg says he is like the "tallest midget in the room."
Citizens United: How much of your money can an 800 pound gorilla spend? As much as it wants to.
(via Olbermann Watch)
Sean Hannity warns against falling for the "civility" scam. Hannity discusses Justice Alito not attending the State of the Union. "Don't you have to admit that you were wrong yourself, first? Look in the mirror first before you can lecture others?," Hannity said to his radio viewers.
"I have no doubt that, in the end, that we will prevail in this effort," Chicago mayoral candidate Rahm Emanuel told reporters.
"Why do we need something in addition to the steering committee?…My concern is that politicians all of a sudden start co-opting the mantle of “Tea Party”. If all of a sudden being in the Tea Party is not something that is happening in Main Street, but rather something that’s happening in Washington D.C., the “Tea Party” all of a sudden
"I think that he will absolutely attack people and try to assassinate their character just the way Joe McCarthy did without facts. And to say that Bill O'Reilly, who has been much more reasonable in the last year than Keith Olbermann ever was on the air, much more responsible, to try to pin that on Bill O'Reilly, link him to that, is outrageous, Ho
An appellate panel ruled 2-1 that Emanuel did not meet the residency standard to run for mayor.
"Today, I'm announcing my candidacy for the U.S. Senate. You know me as someone willing to fight for the people of Virginia and I would like the responsibility to fight for you again," Fmr. Senator George Allen (R-VA) said in a web video today.
ABC's Jake Tapper says President Obama is trying to appear as a moderate in order to win another term.
At least 35 people have been killed by a terrorist explosion at Moscow's busiest Airport, Domodedovo. Around one hundred and thirty others have been hurt by the blast in the luggage collection area of the international arrivals hall. Police say one, or several suicide bombers could be to blame.
Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.): As record levels of federal spending bring us ever closer to a tipping point, the Obama administration blissfully continues business as usual. We have seen no real plan, no strong leadership, no appa