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Rick Santelli Rant

Reporter Whose Rant Helped Launch Tea Party Gets Put In His Place

Posted 07.15.2014 | Media

The CNBC reporter whose rant helped launch America's tea party movement was told off Monday amid -- what else -- one of his epic rants. As Rick Sa...

Tea Party Father Santelli Calls His Rant 'The Best 5 Minutes Of My Life'

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 02.19.2014 | Business

Five years after his diatribe helped launch the tea party movement in American politics, CNBC rant stylist Rick Santelli called the episode "professio...

WATCH: Rick Santelli Loses It Over The 'Fiscal Cliff'

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 12.27.2012 | Business

CNBC's resident screaming head Rick Santelli is at it again, and this time he's got some strong words for Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner. During a...

Rick Santelli Loses It On CNBC

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 11.30.2012 | Business

CNBC loose cannon and in-house barn burner Rick Santelli let fly a mostly incoherent stream of rage against the wealthy on Friday morning. As if to...

CNBC's Rick Santelli: "STOP SPENDING!" (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Sara Yin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

CNBC anchor Rick Santelli -- notorious for his on-air rants -- went on another tirade earlier this week and had one message for the government: stop s...

Why the Tea Party Is a Fraud

Jonathan Weiler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jonathan Weiler

It's hard to conclude that the Tea Party movement is anything but a fraud given the vast disconnect between the movement's supposed principles and the targets of their intense anger since their inception.

Matt Osborne | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Matt Osborne

Don't tell me that nontroversy doesn't matter. With nearly as many Americans approving of Palin as Obama, nontroversy really, really matters.

The Simple Arithmetic of the Mortgage Crisis Debunks Right Wing Media Narratives

David Fiderer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
David Fiderer

Many talking heads lack a command of the data, so much coverage of the financial crisis remains vague and anecdotal. For businessmen, the narrative is always framed by the numbers, the bottom line.

Rick Meet Icarus, Or How the Bright Light of Daily Can Melt the Wax Wings of Cable Fame

Mike Hegedus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Mike Hegedus

Why Santelli canceled on Stewart, or had it canceled for him, we don't know. Likely it wasn't really for the reason doled out by CNBC, "the story had moved on." What story? That is the real problem.

The Santelli Screed Hits Wrong Target on Mortgage Bailout

Dean Baker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dean Baker

It would be great if Mr. Santelli would speak up about the real beneficiaries from these scams -- the bank executives and wealthy shareholders.

The Wingnut Revolution

Bob Cesca | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Cesca

What the far-right appears to suggest is that ideas that are supported by 82% of Americans are criminal acts of tyranny, and an eventual tax increase of pennies on the dollar for the wealthiest 2% is worthy of opposition by revolutionary means.

Matt Lauer Calls Out Rick Santelli For Claiming The White House Threatened Him (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Katharine Zaleski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Since CNBC correspondent Rick Santelli's on-air eruption last week over Obama's mortgage bailout plan, he's been promoted by his network, become the s...

Things I Don't Get

James Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
James Moore

Rick Santelli and others are guilty of extreme hypocrisy, the type that only raises its moral head when it serves a particular constituency.

CNBC Proudly Replays Rick Santelli's Rant

New York Times | Brian Stelter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Once upon a time, cable channels were embarrassed by on-air outbursts or other anchor antics. Now, some are glad to post the video clips on the Intern...

Jason Linkins

Rick Santelli Gets Schooled By Press, White House | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MSNBC's First Read offers this brief item, following up on CNBC's Rick Santelli's awesome plan to lead the gentry on a pitchfork-'n'-torch battle with...

Rick Santelli Rants Again, Calls Fellow Reporter "Rude" (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Julie Satow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

CNBC's Rick Santelli isn't just fighting with regular Americans. Now he's getting into scuffs with his fellow reporters. In an interview Friday wi...