Blog Posts - Rachel Maddow



FLOTUS, Bill Clinton, and Rachel Maddow Lose at the Grammys

FLOTUS, Bill Clinton, and Rachel Maddow Lose at the GrammysThe 55th annual Grammy Awards were held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sunday evening. Everyone knows the awards show to be the pinnacle of accolades for the music business. But, wha...
by Prune Juice Media on Feb 11, 2013

OPINION - Constant Pressure FOR Gun Control

The Rachel Maddow Show MSNBC 2/6/2013 Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy...
by Mage Soapbox on Feb 8, 2013

OPINION - Hurricane Sandy Aid

"Sandy aid passes Senate despite GOP opposition" by Steve Benen, Maddow Blog 1/29/2013 It's taken far longer than it should have, but federal aid for areas affected by Hurricane Sandy is finally on the way. The Senate Monday night passed a $50.5...
by Mage Soapbox on Jan 30, 2013

OPINION - Weakness in Bipartisan Immigration Plan

NOTE:  The lead-in in this video is long but pertinent to the subject, which is made 7:27 min into the video. Rachel Maddow Show MSNBC 1/28/2013 Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy...
by Mage Soapbox on Jan 30, 2013

OPINION - Contrasting Words vs Deeds in GOP Tax Policy

Rachel Maddow Show MSNBC 1/28/2013 Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy...
by Mage Soapbox on Jan 30, 2013

OPINION - Political Polarization in American Congress

"When a partisan gap becomes a chasm" by Steve Benen, Maddow Blog 1/18/2013 The typical political conversation follows a predictable trajectory: the usual suspects argue that politics in Washington is broken because "both sides" have become more ex...
by Mage Soapbox on Jan 21, 2013

OPINION - Gun Control, The Urgency

The Rachel Maddow Show MSNBC 1/16/2013 Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy...
by Mage Soapbox on Jan 18, 2013

OPINION - NRA Paranoia

The Rachel Maddow Show MSNBC 1/17/2013 Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy...
by Mage Soapbox on Jan 18, 2013

OPINION - National Debt Reduction To-Date

"The debt reduction that's already happened" by Steve Benen, Maddow Blog 1/9/2013 When it comes to most of the major political disputes in Washington, congressional Republicans insist Democrats focus on reducing the debt Republicans built up during...
by Mage Soapbox on Jan 10, 2013

OPINION - Vietnam War Legacy and President Obama

The Rachel Maddow Show MSNBC 1/8/2013 Legacy of Vietnam War Seen in Obama Cabinet Selections Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy...
by Mage Soapbox on Jan 10, 2013

POLITICS - One Reason for Washington Gridlock

"Swing districts disappear, gridlock flourishes" by Steve Benen, Maddow Blog 12/28/2012 There are competing explanations as to why radicalized congressional Republicans refuse to compromise, even after failed election cycles, but Nate Silver points...
by Mage Soapbox on Dec 31, 2012

OPINION - Americans Poised to Reap Benefits of Affordable Care Act

The Rachel Maddow Show MSNBC 12/27/2012 Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy...
by Mage Soapbox on Dec 31, 2012

OPINION - Enter the Draggin'

This is what happens in the hyper-politicized atmosphere of or nation's electorate. Our legislative representatives putting the fear for their political carriers (being able to be re-elected) AHEAD of the welfare of our nation today. They are governi...
by Mage Soapbox on Dec 31, 2012

OPINION - Stupidity of the Fiscal Cliff

The Rachel Maddow Show MSNBC 12/26/2012 Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy...
by Mage Soapbox on Dec 28, 2012

OPINION - Michigan's Republican Governor Pays a Price

"Michigan's Snyder pays a price for anti-union law" by Steve Benen, Maddow Blog 12/18/2012 A week before Election Day, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder's (R) political standing looked quite good. He enjoyed a 47% approval rating and fairly comfortable lea...
by Mage Soapbox on Dec 19, 2012

OPINION - Another Look at Gun Control

The Rachel Maddow Show MSNBC 12/17/2012 Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy QUESTION: Why should gun control laws (like No Plastic Guns or Assault Weapons Ban) have an expiration date? IMHO control laws sh...
by Mage Soapbox on Dec 19, 2012

OPINION - A Fix For the U.S. Senate Filibusterer Abuse

Sen Harkin's excellent idea..... The Rachel Maddow Show MSNBC 12/11/2012 Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy...
by Mage Soapbox on Dec 13, 2012

POLITICS - Fiscal Talks Loosers

"Losing in the court of public opinion" by Steve Benen, Maddow Blog 12/4/2012 With congressional Republicans and President Obama nowhere near one another when it comes to the ongoing fiscal talks, the likelihood of failure at the end of the month i...
by Mage Soapbox on Dec 5, 2012

OPINION - Syria's Chemical Weapons

The saga of madman Assad...... The Rachel Maddow Show MSNBC 12/3/2012 Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy...
by Mage Soapbox on Dec 5, 2012

OPINION - On Republican Foreign Policy

The Rachel Maddow Show MSNBC 11/19/2012 Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy...
by Mage Soapbox on Nov 21, 2012


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