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Mark Thoma: Robert Stavins: Climate Realities:...It is true that, in theory, we can avoid the worst consequences of climate change with an intensive global effort over the next several decades. But given real-world economic and, in particular, political realities, that seems unlikely..., let’s look at the sobering reality. The...

The Conquer Cancer Foundation: Funding The Hopes Of Many

Recently I had the pleasure of participating in a Conquer Cancer Foundation event at the home of my friend, Dr. Thomas Roberts and his beautiful wife Susan. Tom used to be an attending staff oncologist at Massachusetts General Hospital and an instructor of medicine at Harvard Medical School before joining Farallon, one of the first hedge Read More...

Actress Lauren Bacall Reportedly Dead at 89

2 months agoNews : Mediaite

MSNBC's Thomas Roberts is reporting on Twitter that actress Lauren Bacall has passed away at the age of 89. He cited a source connected to Bacall's friends and family.

Peter King Hammers 'Incredibly Absurd' MSNBC Host on Iraq

Tuesday on MSNBC's "Morning Joe," Rep. Peter King (R-NY) took host Thomas Roberts to task for arguing President Barack Obama cannot commit to a larger military operation in Iraq because Obama is "doing exactly what the American people...Show More Summary

MSNBC’s Roberts Accuses Rep. King of Being ‘Dictator’ for Ignoring Public Opinion on Iraq

2 months agoNews : Mediaite

Things got heated between Morning Joe regular Thomas Roberts and Representative Peter King (R-NY) over President Barack Obama's Iraq War policy Tuesday morning, as Roberts asked King, a coal proponent of military intervention, if Obama wasn't just following the desires of the American public in keeping the U.S. from re-engagement in Iraq.

In Profile: Charles Payne, Thomas Roberts

Fox Business’ “Making Money” anchor Charles Payne talks to the Hartford Courant about what others should learn from his career story. I guess one of the more important things is to have unrealistic dreams, and to keep your head down and keep pushing. Show More Summary

'We Lead the Way': Thomas Roberts on MSNBC’s LGBT Coverage

The out anchor talks trans inclusion, answers critics, and discusses the possibility of an LGBT-focused show. read more

Thomas Roger Johnson; the “Super Marine”

You might remember a few months ago the story of our buddy Bob Massie at MyServicePride who occasionally advertises with us for his items that you can buy with your military awards on them. This Thomas Robert Johnson fellow tried to order a coffee mug or something with the above “rack” and Bob sent the […]

MSNBC's 'Morning Joe' Fawns Over Nancy Pelosi

The July 22 edition of Morning Joe boasted an exclusive interview with Democratic House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA). But before Pelosi came on set, MSNBC contributor Thomas Roberts featured his own slobbering interview with the politician in their shared hometown of Baltimore. Show More Summary

Arguments Don't Have Testicles

The Supreme Court justices in the majority in the 5-4 Hobby Lobby decision are all male: Alito, Scalia, Thomas, Roberts, and Kennedy. If someone seeks to discredit their decision on that ground, say this: Arguments don't have testicles! If the...

Barbara Walters Reveals What She'll Miss About 'The View'; Katie Couric Predicts Return

Savannah Guthrie also talked to THR about admiring her rival for being a fierce competitor while Joy Behar and Thomas Roberts shared insights on the future of "The View," including the possibility of a male co-host. read more

MSNBC Host Thomas Roberts Apologizes For Strange Cinco De Mayo Segment

5 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

For the last two days right wing sites have been blasting MSNBC for a brief but bizarre Cinco De Mayo segment which featured a sombrero-wearing host swigging from a Corona bottle and rattling a maraca. Today Thomas Roberts issued an apology following a blistering denouncement from the National Association of Hispanic Journalists. Show More Summary

MSNBC Apologizes for ‘Stereotypical Portrayal’ of Cinco De Mayo Celebrations… [VIDEO]

MSNBC has officially issued an apology for what they call an ‘ill-advised’ Cinco de Mayo segment. Thomas Roberts, the anchor of MSNBC’s “Way Too Early” show, apologized Tuesday for references made about Mexicans and Cinco de Mayo. More...Show More Summary

MSNBC apologizes for 'ill-advised' Cinco de Mayo segment

(CNN) – The anchor of MSNBC's "Way Too Early" apologized Tuesday for "ill-advised" references to Mexicans and Cinco de Mayo. Thomas Roberts, who hosts the show from 5:30 a.m. to 6 a.m., told viewers via Twitter that a segment that featured a correspondent in a sombrero swilling tequila was not intended to demean Mexicans. FULL […]

MSNBC Sorry for Offensive Cinco de Mayo Segment Featuring Thomas Roberts

There was outcry against the segment, which featured sombreros, maracas, and tequila in a way that some viewers thought reinforced stereotypes of Mexicans. Featured Image: read more

MSNBC’s ‘Way Too Early’ To Apologize On-Air For Cinco de Mayo Segment

Two days after running a segment in which MSNBC’s Way Too Early host Thomas Roberts talked about the origins of  Cinco de Mayo while Morning Joe producer Louis Burgdorf ambled around the newsroom in a sombrero, shaking maracas and pretending...Show More Summary

MSNBC Apologizes for Tequilla-Chugging Cinco De Mayo Segment

5 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

MSNBC has apologized for airing an offensive Cinco De Mayo segment on Way Too Early yesterday morning. During the segment, which featured a chyron reading "Mexican Heritage Celebration," host Thomas Roberts attempted to explain the significance of the holiday while producer Louis Burgdorf walked around in a sombrero, chugging tequila and shaking a maraca. Read more...

MSNBC apologizes for cringe-worthy Cinco de Mayo segment

Way Too Early host Thomas Roberts made the poor decision yesterday of airing a special Cinco de Mayo segment in which a sombrero-clad producer pretended to get drunk off tequila while shaking a maraca. Hugo Balta, the president of the...Show More Summary

White MSNBC Staffer Mocks Mexicans as Sombrero-Wearing Tequila-Swillers

MSNBC hires anti-gay Alec Baldwin. MSNBC mocks Mitt Romney's black grandson. MSNBC has to be shamed into hiring anchors that aren't all white. And now, in reference to Cinco de Mayo, MSNBC's Thomas Roberts hosts a white MSNBC staffer mocking Mexicans as sombrero-wearing tequila-swillers.

Two Nurses Wounded in Two Different Los Angeles County Stabbings

According to CBS Los Angeles, on Sunday a man walked into a hospital in Torrance at around 9:20 AM and grabbed a nurse from behind, stabbing her in the ear with a sharp implement. Thomas Robert Fredette of Santee, CA was charged with assault with a deadly weapon and is being held in lieu of $130,000 bail. Show More Summary

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