Mike Barnicle, Newt Gingrich and Glass Houses

the measure with which you measure will be measured out to you. Matt 7:2b and forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors; Matt 6:12 Today on Morning Joe at 6 a.m. and on the replay at 8 a.m. The Morning Joe crew went after Newt Gingrich, as a hypocrite, again repeating the liberal … Continue reading Mike Barnicle, Newt Gingrich and Glass Houses

Audiance questions for Willie Geist and Barnicle in Framingham Massachusetts

Over 100 people showed up for the event, the seats were full and quite a few people stood in the back. Willie and Mike took questions for quite a while. Here is a sample of the audience questions A question about Pat A question about Twitter A question about Mika That last one was shaky … Continue reading Audiance questions for Willie Geist and Barnicle in Framingham Massachusetts

Voices of Morning Joe: Mike Barnicle from Fitchburg

Mike Barnicle talked to me at the end of the event in Framingham Ma I have a really soft spot for Mike Barnicle, since he's from my home town.

Willie Geist and Mike Barnicle comment about the show’s appeal to conservatives like me

I actually didn't get my question on camera, I asked about the appeal of the show to a conservative audience and if it makes waves at MSNBC I actually think the audience was a bit surprised at my "outing" myself as a conservative. The Jim DeMint thing was a running gag of the night.

Voices of the people: Betsy a Way too early/Morning Joe fan

Betsy was the only attendee who was willing to do a short interview with me I've really got to stop announcing myself as a conservative in rooms of liberals if I want more people to talk to me.

Voices of Morning Joe: Willie Geist in Framingham

Willie Geist talks to me at the Book signing in Framingham for his volume American Freak Show It was a pretty good crowd and they are pretty good speakers it was a lot of fun to hear from them.

Willie Geist and Mike Barnicle on the Firing of Juan Williams

During the question and answer session Willie and Mike were asked about the firing of Juan Williams by NPR It's important to note that this was an MSNBC crowd, not a lot of conservatives in the house (the only one I was positive about was me) and the crowd seemed to go along with Willie … Continue reading Willie Geist and Mike Barnicle on the Firing of Juan Williams

Live at the Willie Geist / Mike Barnicle event in Framingham ma UPDATE Photos added

They are pretty good talkers and better storytellers. They are talking about how various political freaks Blago is the biggest star and people who are famous for being famous. "I can name all the Kardashian sisters and I hate that." Willie Geist 7:18 p.m. "Real People, fake stories" This is definitely a MSNBC crowd 7:30 … Continue reading Live at the Willie Geist / Mike Barnicle event in Framingham ma UPDATE Photos added

Will this be the media’s Lady Di/Mother Teresa moment?

On Sept 5th 1997 on the PBS' news hour the talk was of the death of Lady Diana, near the end of the segment Mike Barnicle at the very end of the chest thumping made one of my favorite statements in the history of the show: Well, I think the past week has been, you … Continue reading Will this be the media’s Lady Di/Mother Teresa moment?

I Like Mike Barnicle a lot…

his piece from the globe on the death of Mother Theresa is my favorite column of all time on any subject. It's not available online but you can get a glimpse of the idea of it here: Well, I think the past week has been, you know, nearly totally media-driven. I think it's--we're crazed by … Continue reading I Like Mike Barnicle a lot…