Buy Text-Link-Ads here
Recent Comments

    follow OlbyWatch on Twitter

    In

    John Gibson Welcomes Back the Infamous, Deplorable Keith Olbermann

    Philly wrote: Couldn't have happened to a nicer guy. It's not shingles that makes you a ... [more](10)

    In

    Welcome Back, Olby!

    syvyn11 wrote: <a href="http://www.mediabistro.com/tvnewser/keith-olbermann-reviving-worst... [more](9)

    In

    Former Obama Support/Donor Releases Song Supporting Romney/Ryan: "We'll Take It Back Again" by Kyle Tucker

    syvyn11 wrote: @philly I don't see that happening. ESPN has turned hyper left in recent... [more](64)

    In

    Blue-Blog-a-Palooza: Ann Romney Edition!

    djthereplay wrote: By mkdawuss on August 29, 2012 6:17 PM Will John Gibson be having a "Red-B... [more](4)

    In

    No Joy in Kosville...Mighty Olby Has Struck Out

    djwolf76 wrote: "But the FOX-GOP relationship (which is far more distinguished and prevalen... [more](23)

    KO Mini Blog



    What's in the Olbermann Flood Feed?
    Subscribe to Olbermann Flood Feed:
    RSS/XML

    KO Countdown Clock


    Warning: mktime() [function.mktime]: It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected 'America/New_York' for 'EDT/-4.0/DST' instead in /home/owatch/www/www.olbermannwatch.com/docs/countdown.php on line 5
    KO's new contract with MSNBC ends in...
    0 days 0 hours 0 minutes

    OlbermannWatch.com "My Faves" Set

    OlbermannWatch.com Favorited Photos from other Flickr Users

    Got OlbyPhotos? See some on Flickr? DO NOT email us. Send us a FlickrMail instead. Include a link to the photo. If we like the photo you will see it displayed in the Olby Flickr Flood above.

    New to Flickr? Sign up for a FREE Flickr account!


    Got some OlbyVideo? See some on YouTube? DO NOT email us. Send us a YouTube Messages instead. Include a link to the video. If we like the video you will see it displayed in our favorites list in our YouTube page.

    New to YouTube? Sign up for a FREE YouTube account!

    Red Meat Blog
    Keith Olbermann Quotes
    Countdown Staff Writers

    If they're not on Keith's payroll...

    ...they should be...

    Crooks & Liars
    Daily Kos
    Eschaton
    Huffington Post
    Media Matters for America
    MyDD
    News Corpse
    No Quarter
    Raw Story
    Talking Points Memo
    Think Progress
    TVNewser
    Keith Lovers

    MSNBC's Countdown
    Bloggerman
    MSNBC Transcripts
    MSNBC Group at MSN

    Drinking with Keith Olbermann
    Either Relevant or True
    KeithOlbermann.org
    Keith Olbermann is Evil
    Olbermann Nation
    Olbermann.org
    Thank You, Keith Olbermann

    Don't Be Such A Douche
    Eyes on Fox
    Liberal Talk Radio
    Oliver Willis
    Sweet Jesus I Hate Bill O'Reilly

    Anonymous Rat
    For This Relief Much Thanks
    Watching Olbermann Watch

    Keith Olbermann Fanlisting Site I
    Keith Olbermann Fanlisting Site II
    Keith Olbermann Links
    Olberfans
    Sports Center Altar
    Nothing for Everyone

    Democratic Underground KO Forum
    Television Without Pity KO Forum
    Loony KO Forum (old)
    Loony KO Forum (new)
    Olberfans Forum (old)
    Olberfans Forum (new)
    Keith Watchers

    186k per second
    Ace of Spades HQ
    Cable Gamer
    Dean's World
    Doug Ross@Journal
    Extreme Mortman
    Fire Keith Olbermann
    Hot Air
    Inside Cable News
    Instapundit
    Jawa Report
    Johnny Dollar's Place
    Just One Minute
    Little Green Footballs
    Mark Levin
    Media Research Center
    Moonbattery.com
    Moorelies
    National Review Media Blog
    Narcissistic Views
    Newsbusters
    Pat Campbell Show
    Radio Equalizer
    Rathergate
    Riehl World View
    Sister Toldjah
    Toys in the Attic
    Webloggin
    The Dark Side of Keith Olbermann
    World According to Carl

    Thanks for the blogroll link!

    Age of Treason
    Bane Rants
    The Blue Site
    Cabal of Doom-De Oppresso Libre
    Chuckoblog
    Conservative Blog Therapy
    Conservathink
    Country Store
    Does Anyone Agree?
    The Drunkablog!
    Eclipse Ramblings
    If I were President of USA
    I'll Lay Down My Glasses
    Instrumental Rationality
    JasonPye.com
    Kevin Dayhoff
    Last Train Out Of Hell
    Leaning Straight Up
    Limestone Roof
    Mein BlogoVault
    NostraBlogAss
    Peacerose Journal
    The Politics of CP
    Public Secrets: from the files of the Irishspy
    Rat Chat
    Return of the Conservatives
    The Right Place
    Rhymes with Right
    seanrobins.com
    Six Meat Buffet
    Sports and Stuff
    Stout Republican
    Stuck On Stupid
    Things I H8
    TruthGuys
    Verum Serum
    WildWeasel

    Friends of OlbyWatch

    Aaron Barnhart
    Eric Deggans
    Jason Clarke
    Ron Coleman
    Victria Zdrok
    Keith Resources

    Google News: Keith Olbermann
    Feedster: Keith Olbermann
    Technorati: Keith Olbermann
    Wikipedia: Keith Olbermann
    Wikipedia: Countdown
    Wikiality: Keith Olbermann
    Keith Olbermann Quotes on Jossip
    Keith Olbermann Photos
    NNDB Olbermann Page
    IMDB Olbermann Page
    Countdown Guest Listing & Transcripts
    Olbermann Watch FAQ
    List of Politics on Countdown (by party)
    Mark Levin's Keith Overbite Page
    Keith Olbermann's Diary at Daily Kos
    Olbermann Watch in the News

    Houston Chronicle
    Playboy
    The Journal News
    National Review
    San Antonio Express
    The Hollywood Reporter
    The Journal News
    Los Angeles Times
    American Journalism Review
    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
    St. Petersburg Times
    Kansas City Star
    New York Post/Page Six
    Washington Post
    Associated Press
    PBS
    New York Daily News
    Online Journalism Review
    The Washingon Post
    Hartford Courant
    WTWP-AM
    The New York Observer
    The Washington Post


    Countdown with Keith Olbermann
    Great Moments in Broadcast Journalism
    Great Thanks Hall of Fame
    Keith Olbermann
    MSM KO Bandwagon
    Olbermann
    Olbermann Watch Channel on You Tube
    Olbermann Watch Debate
    Olbermann Watch Image Gallery
    Olbermann Watch Polling Service
    OlbermannWatch
    OlbyWatch Link Roundup
    TVNewser "Journalism"

    July 2013
    September 2012
    August 2012
    April 2012
    March 2012
    February 2012
    January 2012
    December 2011
    November 2011
    October 2011
    September 2011
    August 2011
    July 2011
    June 2011
    May 2011
    April 2011
    March 2011
    February 2011
    January 2011
    December 2010
    November 2010
    October 2010
    September 2010
    August 2010
    July 2010
    June 2010
    May 2010
    April 2010
    March 2010
    February 2010
    January 2010
    December 2009
    November 2009
    October 2009
    September 2009
    August 2009
    July 2009
    June 2009
    May 2009
    April 2009
    March 2009
    February 2009
    January 2009
    December 2008
    November 2008
    October 2008
    September 2008
    August 2008
    July 2008
    June 2008
    May 2008
    April 2008
    March 2008
    February 2008
    January 2008
    December 2007
    November 2007
    October 2007
    September 2007
    August 2007
    July 2007
    June 2007
    May 2007
    April 2007
    March 2007
    February 2007
    January 2007
    December 2006
    November 2006
    October 2006
    September 2006
    August 2006
    July 2006
    June 2006
    May 2006
    April 2006
    March 2006
    February 2006
    January 2006
    December 2005
    November 2005
    October 2005
    September 2005
    August 2005
    June 2005
    May 2005
    April 2005
    March 2005
    February 2005
    January 2005
    December 2004
    November 2004

    Google

    Olbermann Watch Masthead

    Managing Editor

    Robert Cox
    olby at olbywatch dot com

    Contributors

    Mark Koldys
    Johnny Dollar's Place

    Brandon Coates
    OlbyWatch

    Chris Matthews' Leg
    Chris Matthews' Leg

    Howard Mortman
    Extreme Mortman

    Trajan 75
    Think Progress Watch

    Konservo
    Konservo

    Doug Krile
    The Krile Files

    Teddy Schatz
    OlbyWatch

    David Lunde
    Lundesigns

    Alex Yuriev
    Zubrcom

    Red Meat
    OlbyWatch



    Technorati Links to OlbyWatchLinks to OlbermannWatch.com

    Technorati Links to OlbyWatch Blog posts tagged with "Olbermann"

    Combined Feed
    (OlbyWatch + KO Mini-blog)

    Who Links To Me


    Mailing List RSS Feed
    Google Groups
    Subscribe to Olbermann Watch Mailing List
    Email:
    Visit this group



    XML
    Add to Google
    Add to My Yahoo!
    Subscribe with Bloglines
    Subscribe in NewsGator Online

    Add to My AOL
    Subscribe with Pluck RSS reader
    R|Mail
    Simpify!
    Add to Technorati Favorites!

    Subscribe in myEarthlink
    Feed Button Help


    Olbermann Watch, "persecuting" Keith since 2004


    September 16, 2008
    Countdown: Tuesday Recappers Thread

    Bathtub Boy

    This is the recappers' comment thread for Countdown, September 16 2008.

    Welcome to You Write the Recap 2.0. This is a special thread for you to post your comments on the night's Hour of Spin. Note everything salient: smears, distortions, bias, lies, non-barking dogs...the works. Watch the first showing, the repeat, or view the videos at the Countdown website.

    We'll go through the comments, organize them, and the best will form the nucleus of our official OlbyWatch Recap. That will be posted separately, later tonight, for maximum visibility and impact. We need your help documenting the shameless "journalism" of Keith "Man on Fan" Olbermann.

    OLBY

    What to watch for: We'd like you to keep an ear peeled for the following items. We're going out on a limb here and predicting tonight's Dogs That Did Not Bark. The infamous, deplorable Keith Olbermann, being a slovenly political hack, will not touch either of these with a ten-foot eyebrow comb:

    • Barack Obama campaign uses doctored video to trick the media.
    • Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac contributions to Washington politicians released: Barack Obama (in less than four years) comes in at #2.

    Be an Olbermann Watch blogger--without all the muss and fuss! Comments are open: post your analysis of tonight's Hour of Spin here, and watch for your insights later tonight in the official OlbyWatch Recap.


    Posted by johnny dollar | Permalink | Comments (22) | | View blog reactions

    22 Comments

    I would add one more topic: Olby's violation of the Logan Act by admittedly conducting "negotiations" in Iraq.

    Dog that won't bark. Obama and McCain virtually tied in New Jersey of all places. When was the last time New Jersey went Republican?

    http://tinyurl.com/6ly7nn

    I spotted a brand-new Olbermann Lie about Palin tonight. I'm keeping it to myself though until the recap is published; I want to see if anyone else caught it.

    Palin has a tanning bed installed in her mansion as a conservative website sez she's suffering FROM DEPRESSION!

    Palin's favorable/unfavorable ratings HAVE DROPPED 10 POINT IN 3 DAYS!
    Still she's still favorable 48 to 36 (down from 52 to 30). Newsweak poll of course.

    Palin lies (AGAIN) about the teleprompter(gate). Keef's sources saw the teleprompter AND IT WORKED FINE. And she quoted A MCARTHYITE ANTI-SEMITE!

    Chris from the Nation shakes his head in amazed disgust. How can she continue to tell the teleprompter lie? Scandalous indeed. She won't work with the investigation of her in Alaska--she must have something to hide. The Palin bubble has burst!

    But

    Dog not barking--Palin releases memos showing Monagan fired for insubordination. Also on Levin today Alaska lawyer today explains the legislative investigation has no standing.

    Cheney anti-biographer Martin Gelman quotes Dick Armey, Cheney bullshitted him by saying Iraq had suitcase nukes. Armey: if i had known I could have stopped [the war]. Cheney's fault? Bush's fault?

    Keefy huffing about Gov. Sarah "invoking" her special needs child. She sez she increased funds for special needs children, but keefy sez she cut the budget for the special olympics by half--"that's sick" Keefy hyperbolates.

    Worst person is the conservative Kevin Williamson of NRO, for in Keefy's elliptical reasoning implying she suffers from depression. Williamson mentions Keefy in his note while speculating why Gov. Sarah has a tanning bed. A reader sez lots of people in Alaska have tanning beds for Seasonal Affective Disorder--keef mockingly assumes the prosecutor and does a reductio ad absurdum bit, concluding that Williamson is hurting Palin--(obviously for mention Keefy)

    Ends with a bit that McCain said he invented the blackberry--except it wasn't McCain it was an aide, and he never said "blackberry."

    Dog that won't Bark. John McCain co-sponsered a bill in 2005 that would have reigned in FANNIE and FREDDYMAC. Who, stop the bill? The Democrats.

    http://tinyurl.com/63oakz

    Dog that won't bark. Barak Obama brings his best friend on the campaign trail. His teleprompter!!! He is a a a now a a a taking it to town hall a a a a meetings. Maybe the liberals should elect his teleprompter. Electing an inanimate object would be a first in US history, if you don’t count Al Gore as VP.

    "Palin has a tanning bed installed in her mansion as a conservative website sez she's suffering FROM DEPRESSION!"

    That has to be the Olbermann lie because everyone in Alaska gets a tanning bed since during the winter it is dark most of the time.

    Is the lie the fact that Olbermann used the same doctored video that Obama has been passing to media members?

    According to Olbermann, we can no longer make fun of Algore for inventing the Internet although Algore, himself, not a low-surrogate, said,
    "During my service in the United States Congress, I took the initiative in creating the Internet. I took the initiative in moving forward a whole range of initiatives that have proven to be important to our country's economic growth and environmental protection, improvements in our educational system."
    Now, the Tax Cheat informs us, McCain is henceforth to be known as "the inventor of the Blackberry" because someone from his campaign said the following:"Telecommunications of the United States is a premier innovation in the past 15 years, comes right through the Commerce committee...So you're looking at the miracle John McCain helped create and that's what he did."
    This is so lame. Fat Ass isn't even trying anymore. It's sad really.

    The Media Matters Minute was News Corp-less. That's the good news. The bad news is the following:
    Worse was G. Gordon Liddy for daring to criticize Obama. "Soon to celebrate 78 years of living on his own personal plane of consciousness." Why does Keith hate old people? Talking Point! [ding!] Olby tried a bad Liddy impression. Obama really was born in this country, though. The eeevil O'Reilly has the birth certificate to prove it, as he said in his viewer e-mail segment tonight. On OlbyPlanet, KeithO the Klown did the same thing, but with that snark and sarcasm his bosses go ga-ga over. "The whacko site WorldNetDaily..." Watergate! [ding!]
    Worser was Eddie Burke, host of "The Eddie Burke Show" on Smart Radio AM 700 KBYR, an *Anchorage* Fox News Radio affiliate. http://www.kbyr.com/
    Burke told off two female protesters at some anti-Sarah Palin protest, gave out their cell number, told listeners to abuse them, and the two got death threats. He was suspended for a week. Not good enough for Man on Fan who just had to work in Bill O'Reilly and Rush Limbaugh (who are nothing alike). "Mr. Burke, he got a paltry one-week suspension, and no doubt, consideration to fill in someday for comedian [ding!] Rush Limbaugh or Billo [ding!] or some other of radio's inducers to violence."
    Worst was Kevin D. Williamson of National Review Online for having the gumption to post a reader's criticism of Olbermoronn for last night's Palin tanning bed attacks...uh, I mean reportage. http://tinyurl.com/56gzlf
    Keith read the full "quote [ding!]" from the reader with a condescensing tone. Fat Ass scoffed at the diagnosis the reader put forth, launching another Palin attack through a series of rapidly-spoken questions. Hypothetical! "And one more [question] to Mr. Williamson and his unknown reader. Are you sure this is a better tack to explain the Governor's private tanning bed...than just saying...(raised hands): she wanted a tanning bed?! Kevin Williamson of the National Review Online! With friends like this, who needs enemies? Not helping Governor Palin too much and today's..."
    Remember, OlbyWatch readers, Jeff Zucker looooves this guy.

    Counted 4 more citations of "McCain sez he invented the blackberry!" on Richard Madcow's chucklefest. The lib echo chamber testing out the rivets on their gas cans.

    Factor, I think this from Youngjim might be the big lie.

    "Palin lies (AGAIN) about the teleprompter(gate). Keef's sources saw the teleprompter AND IT WORKED FINE. And she quoted A MCARTHYITE ANTI-SEMITE!"

    Your link to McCain's sponsoring a bill three years ago, that was killed by the Dems, to rein in Fannie Mae and Freddy Mac is right on point. The other point it brings up that the problems being caused by these sub prime loans are essentially the fault of the Dems. This was all the creation of the Dems to level the playing field so that unqualified borrowers could buy homes just as easily as their more qualified neighbors.

    I don't know why McCain and Palin haven't jumped on this as well as the fact that the two biggest beneficiaries of their money to influence politicians for the last 10 years are Chris Dodd followed by Obama, even though he has only been there a few years.

    Story #3 – “Pulling back the curtain on Cheney”

    The Olby Book Club – an interview with "Angler" author Barton Gelman. Keithy decries what a criminal Cheney was… according to fatass, Cheney: was solely responsible for the Iraq war, was secretive, manipulative, and was tipping the historic balance of power to the president. The VP’s crimes? Cheney had a conversation with a congressman… Cheney interpreted the separation of powers different than Olby did… a surveillance program was overseen by Cheney… and, when Cheney got selected as the VP nominee, he ::gasp:: didn’t have to fill out a VP questionnaire form! Gelman, it goes without saying, was “great Thanksed!”

    Story #1 “Surprise! McCain invented the Blackberry”

    Olby decries that Al Gore was smeared with the line that he “invented the Internet”. Then, Fatass pushes the smear that McCain claimed to have invented the Blackberry. The incriminating audio that Keith played, interestingly enough, never actually makes this claim (the McCain backer being recorded was discussing McCain’s support for the telecommunications industry – which *did* set the stage for devices like the Blackberry)… but, Orangeman never lets contradicting audio get in the way of a good lie. Rachael Maddow, telecommunications expert, opined on the impending death of the McCain campaign due to MaCain’s “Blackberry lie”. Obly tells a bizarre story about when he was a sportscaster and Rudy Guiliani made a joke about the weather. Maddow obviously then has to link Sarah Palin in to this story. Obly cracks-wise about Mcain inventing the wheel too! Yuks all around on Olby-planet.

    Mike C, you know, b/c I've told you over and over, that I love your recaps BUT my poor old eyes, cataracts and all, have a terrible time reading them b/c you don't skip a space between segments.

    I hope I didn't offend you!

    It's fine, Grammie. Johnny will add spaces for the finished recap.

    I suppose Olbermann feels that Sara Palin shouldn't be spending the vast vast fortune it takes to buy her very own tanning bed.

    Who does she think she is-- Marie Antoinette? Imelda Marcos?

    Keith thinks Gov. Palin should do the egalitarian thing and have herself spray painted orange by little Oompa Loompa minions as he does.

    Nobody has identified tonight's brand-spanking-new lie yet. And it was delivered with such over-the-top faux indignation by the Orange one.

    The "news show of record" he'll feign
    Nightly news is bashing McCain
    At (MS)NBC
    Barack's message is free
    Kountdown to Obama's Kampaign

    On the subject that dogs that won't bark..it seems funny for a bunch that likes to mock McCain because he "can't" E-mail or use a computer that Team Obama wouldn't think that no one would post the entire video of what Carly Fiorina said on YouTube or other sites..but I guess they (correctly) believe that the MSM like KO will not report it ..like they do with most of Barry O's lies and distortions. New Murrow indeed.

    Man this was a bad day for Olbermann
    McCain in a hardworking town in Ohio,telling the state how Obama lied about creating the bi-partisan stimulus package, and how he didnt even bother to show up and vote......
    And how he was too busy sucking penis in Hollywood to get money for his campaign....
    And God how midwesterners hate to hear the name Barbara Striesand, you just know Obama is sitting on a chair in some mansion saying to himself, why the fuck did go back on my promise....oh yeah , its cuz people kept telling me what a star i was... and now look at me... i'm listening to the ugliest woman on earth sing in my face.....while pennsylvania and ohio and michigan find out ive only been in office 143 days.

    Palin cut funds for the Special Olympics is the lie.

    She actually raised the budget

    http://tinyurl.com/6n7283

    That's a good link, but it doesn't directly address the Special Olympics. Still, you get a genuine no-prize because you DID identify Olbermann's Big Lie of the Night. Our recap, coming in just minutes, will include the absolute proof.