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Cenk Uygur

Assange: Fox News Analyst Is Promoting Terrorism Against Me

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Julian Assange gave his first cable news interview since his release from jail to MSNBC's Cenk Uygur on Wednesday, and he had harsh words for both pol...

Is it Time for Democrats to Fight Obama?

Cenk Uygur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cenk Uygur

Why are Democrats who were willing to fight Bush crumbling in front of Obama? He claims to be the leader of the party, but honestly who cares? If he is doing the exact opposite of what Democrats claim to stand for, why does it matter what he calls himself?

The Hidden Cost of Capitulation

Cenk Uygur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cenk Uygur

President Obama doesn't seem to understand Politics 101. You don't just count the votes based on how the other side says they're going to vote -- from time to time, you call their bluff.

Is Barack Obama Stupid?

Cenk Uygur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cenk Uygur

A new CBS News poll out confirms every other poll we've seen on the topic -- the American people are solidly against tax cuts for the rich. Now, as a politician, why would you be on the other side of this issue?

ReThink Review: Tangled -- Are the Disney Princesses Good for Girls?

Jonathan Kim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

Are the Disney Princesses clean fun for girls, or are they anti-feminist propaganda that teaches girls to simply look pretty until Prince Charming arrives?

Why Can't We Be the Job Creators?

Cenk Uygur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cenk Uygur

How about instead of giving the money to the rich and hoping that they create jobs, we just create the jobs! Imagine what we could build and how much good we could do if we just hire people directly.

Glenn Beck's Horrific Lie

Cenk Uygur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Cenk Uygur

Glenn Beck has told a lie so grotesque that it goes beyond the pale of even dirty politics. Just when I thought he couldn't shock my conscience anymore, he has done it. Let me explain.

Cutting Social Security is the New TARP

Cenk Uygur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cenk Uygur

Politicians who signed off on TARP lived to regret the day they did. That's the same exact thing that's going to happen to politicians who sell out the middle class by agreeing to cut Social Security.

Cenk Uygur Hosting MSNBC 3 PM Hour Through November

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Cenk Uygur will anchor the 3 PM hour on MSNBC for the rest of November, it was reported Monday. InsideCableNews broke the news on Twitter. Uygur, wh...

How'd That Bipartisanship Thing Work Out For You?

Cenk Uygur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cenk Uygur

Could the effort at bipartisanship over the last two years have been a bigger disaster? The Democrats allowed the Republicans to make their case for two straight years while Democrats laid down their arms.

Why Are Democrats Going to Lose When They Are More Popular?

Cenk Uygur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cenk Uygur

The Democrats said they were going to bring change -- and they didn't. That is their fundamental error. And that is why they are being voted out right now.

What Obama Is Missing

Cenk Uygur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cenk Uygur

Unfortunately, President Obama still doesn't get it. He's not alone; almost the entire Washington media doesn't understand what we're talking about when we say change.

Cenk Uygur Joins MSNBC

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Cenk Uygur is joining MSNBC as a contributor and substitute anchor, the network announced today. Uygur, the host of web talk show "The Young Turks," ...

Silver Lining in Corporate Attack on Democrats

Cenk Uygur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cenk Uygur

In the past, corporations and rich donors were savvy enough to split their giving to both political parties so that both sides would have a financial incentive to protect them.

The Big Republican Lie on Tax Cuts

Cenk Uygur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cenk Uygur

When the economy takes off and when it slows down matches the fluctuation of our tax rates. Except the correlation is the opposite of conventional wisdom: the economy crashes after tax cuts and takes off after tax increases.

Obama Scapegoats His Own Voters

Cenk Uygur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cenk Uygur

Scapegoating the professional left might send the DC crowd into orgasmic seizures, but what does it do to win the country over? What does it do about unemployment?

Why Does Barack Obama Love the Establishment So Much?

Cenk Uygur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cenk Uygur

Why did the guy who promised to change the whole system bring in the guys who are most wedded to the system? Why does Barack Obama love the establishment so much?

Extremism, the Makeover, and Election 2010

Hans Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Hans Johnson

Not long ago, a passing familiarity with Bible verses, a flair for rhetoric, and hunger for a following could be enough to land someone in a small-tow...

Roy Sekoff On Beck Rally: When Exactly Did America LOSE Its Honor?

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Huff TV

HuffPost editor Roy Sekoff appeared on "The Ed Show" Thursday night to dissect Fox host Glenn Beck's stunning D.C.-rally promotional video, in which B...

Fox News Comes Out of the Closet

Cenk Uygur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cenk Uygur

Fox News finally made it official. They are part and parcel of the Republican Party. They are now the largest donors to the Republican Governors Association, having given them $1 million dollars.

ReThink Review: The Kids Are All Right -- On Gay Parents, Divorce and Marrying Murderers

Jonathan Kim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

The Kids Are All Right is exposing Americans to something they probably haven't seen before -- a gay married couple raising children, in a way that is shockingly, disturbingly... normal.

Rep. Rogers: We Should Have Considered Executing Daniel Ellsberg

Cenk Uygur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cenk Uygur

Instead of demanding the death penalty, let's take a deep breath and figure out what the real solution is to a whistleblower that reveals important information that the public has a right to know but violates clear military rules to do so.

Final Score: Compassion 1, Bullying 0‏

Rep. Alan Grayson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Alan Grayson

For the first time this week, Republicans got that funny feeling that you get when you exercise a muscle that you didn't even know you had. That funny feeling the Republicans experienced was . . . a pang of conscience.

Ryan Grim: Obama's Republican-Looking Fiscal Policy Driven Mostly By Politics (VIDEO)

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

Huffington Post political reporter Ryan Grim went on MSNBC this afternoon to discuss the Obama administration's fiscal policy and deficit fears. Grim...

ReThink Review: DIRT! The Movie -- Love the Earth, Literally

Jonathan Kim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

Earth Day has come and gone, and while many of us took time to think about our planet, we were probably focused on the things that happen on its surfa...