Uncommon Sense

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When fear mongering is alright

Matthews: If Obama Loses in ’12 Conservatives Will Celebrate Death Penalty, Elevate Torture and Punish Gays
October 3, 2011 by Noel Sheppard

An overwhelming majority of Americans currently believe the nation is heading in the wrong direction.

Yet MSNBC’s Chris Matthews told his “Hardball” audience Monday about how wonderful the world will be if President Obama is reelected next year, and warned that a loss for the man that gives him a thrill up his leg would send “Tea Partiers and neocons…celebrating the death penalty, elevating torture, ending environmental protection as we know it, breaking unions, punishing gays, starting more wars, and enacting one more giant tax cut for the rich – or worse”

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MSNBC’s Martin Bashir Blames GOP for Cantaloupe Food Poisoning Deaths
September 30, 2011 by Kyle Drennen

In an outrageous rant during his 3 p.m. ET hour show on MSNBC on Friday, host Martin Bashir actually attempted to blame budget cutting by Republican lawmakers for a deadly outbreak of listeria in cantaloupe: “John Boehner and his Republican majority decided to gut the food safety and inspection service….Cut, cut, cut. Now the results are in. 16 people have lost their lives.”

Bashir went on to blame free market principles in general for the outbreak: “Republicans in Congress talk proudly of their commitment of laissez-faire economics, where government gets out of the way and everything works perfectly. You try telling that to those who ate melon with a side of listeria.”

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