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Olbermann Ouster: Immelt Helps Obama with his Left Flank on the Eve of a Monstrous State of the Unio

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posted on Jan, 24 2011 @ 11:47 PM
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Webster G. Tarpley
TARPLEY.net
January 22, 2011

Last night, Keith Olbermann, the host of MSNBC’s flagship and top-rated Countdown program, abruptly told his viewers that he had been fired by the network. On the same day, Jeffrey Immelt, the top honcho of General Electric, was hobnobbing with Obama at a GE plant in Schenectady, New York – a plant which has received subsidies from the Obama regime. Government financial help for GE has not gone mainly to the firm’s remaining industrial manufacturing divisions, but rather– and in boxcar numbers –to GE Capital, long notorious as a derivatives hedge fund in drag.

Immelt, a well-known asset-stripper and runaway shop devotee, has also just been appointed as the boss of Obama’s new White House Council on Jobs and Competitiveness, which in turn is part of Obama’s sharp right turn towards austerity, tax cuts for the rich, and a new assault on the Social Security-Medicare-Medicaid-jobless insurance complex. In this regard, Wall Street puppet Obama is reputed to be preparing new historical crimes against the American people, and new stabs in the back for his own base. This goes together with Obama’s naming of JP Morgan banker William Daley, an advocate of free trade sellouts, as White House chief of staff, and the new prominence of Goldman Sachs associate and derivatives deregulator Gene Sperling as the successor to Larry Summers as economics czar.

During the 2007-2008 campaign, Olbermann had thoroughly degraded himself by acting the role of a media toady to the new Messiah, and the implacable defamer of Obama’s rivals. But, over the last few months, Olbermann had launched some critical sallies against the Anointed One. Olbermann was increasingly critical and disillusioned about the administration. He was especially indignant about Obama’s December sellout on the Bush tax cuts for the rich, pointing out Obama’s dangerous erosion of the integrity of Social Security, and the cynical betrayal of the 99ers, the long-term jobless.


Keith Olbermann fired for being to critical of Obama? the story making rounds is that Comcast wanted him gone but with the NBC buyout months away GE are still the owners of the network perhaps it was meant to be a warning to any other critics on the left.No real difference in how either side deals with criticism is there? Olbermann Ouster.
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posted on Jan, 25 2011 @ 01:16 AM
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Jeffrey Immelt is American's prime corporate welfare queen! I hope he's proud of his fascist, nasty self. He needs to get his dirty paws out of our Treasury, get his brown nose out of Obama's pants and get a girlfriend and job like a big boy!



posted on Jan, 25 2011 @ 01:29 AM
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Agreed,sara123123 he's a neo-fascist scumbag.What happened to Olbermann is just an example of what loyalty will really get ya these days.Once you become inconvenient you quickly become expendable.



posted on Jan, 25 2011 @ 02:28 AM
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" Last night, Keith Olbermann, the host of MSNBC’s flagship and top-rated Countdown program....."



LOL ! Thanks for the Laugh there , I needed it .............Top Rated my Arse.........




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posted on Jan, 25 2011 @ 02:32 AM
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Perhaps it is indeed time to ask questions about the President.

It is with alarm the way the nation had been handed over to the facists corporations to run the nation, tax cuts for the rich, bending before tyrants, etc. Wars continued on, gitmo goes on, bailout for chums goes on, globalisation and free trade goes one, drilling of new wells in the gulf goes on, climate change tax goes on, federal judges not observing their duties, HSA, TSA, FCC on Gestapo overdrive, everything against the common man seems to be going to hell on speed during his watch.

Had there been a compromise - Obamacare in exchange for continued facist dictatorship of USA?

Will the sacred Constitution be finally ripped to pieces with the State of the Union address, or sweet convincing lip service to it?



posted on Jan, 25 2011 @ 07:59 AM
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Olbermann does not fit with the new centrist Obama that will be unveiled during tonights SOTU. I would expect further shake ups at MSNBC in the coming months. Maddow should fall into the proverbial crosshairs next.

Let's all count how many times Obama utters the words "Unity", "Unify" during tonight's speech. His Tucson speech was just a warm up to test the waters of the new Obama.

Don't buy it. The nation is wise now and this will be a tough sell.



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