April 15, 2009 Archives

April 15, 2009 Archives

Governor: Texas Can Leave Union If It Wants

Speaking with reporters after a tea party rally in Austin today, Gov. Rick Perry said Texas can leave the union if it wants to. "Texas is a unique place. When we came into the union in 1845, one of the issues was that we would be able to leave if we decided to do that," Perry said. "My hope is that America and Washington in particular pays atten

Olbermann Uses Sexual Innuendo To Cover Tea Parties

"Countdown" host Keith Olbermann uses the term "teabag" several times to describe the Tax Day Tea Parties.

Clinton: Pirates "Must Be Brought To Justice"

Hillary Clinton discusses the threat of pirates on the oceans.

Kinky Friedman on Perry and Sovereignty

Kinky Friedman appears on the "Ed Show" to talk about Texas Gov. Rick Perry's comments on Texas and sovereignty.

Huffington On Threat Of "Rightwing Extremists"

Blogger Arianna Huffington discusses a recent report issued by the Department of Homeland Security warning of ultra far-right extremism.

Adm. Mullen Talks About the Taliban in Pakistan

Adm. Michael Mullen talks to CNN about the Taliban in Afghanistan.

FOX Reporter: "Wake Up And Smell The Fascism"

FOX Business News reporter Cody Willard: "You got to love this one right here," he said, pointing to a sign held by a young girl. "'I'm only eleven and deep in debt.' She had to pay for the $160 billion Republican stimulus package that came out in 2007. Now she is paying for the $800 billion Republican Democrat fascist stimulus package that is comi

Gingrich Reports From NY Tea Party

Former Speaker Newt Gingrich comments on Wednesday's tea parties.

CNN Reporter: Tea Parties Are "Anti-Government"

CNN correspondent Susan Roesgen while covering a Chicago tea party: "I think you get the general tenor of this. It's anti-government, anti-CNN since this is highly promoted by the right-wing conservative network Fox."

FOX's Shep To CNN: "Don't Get Your Hate On"

FOX News' Shep Smith responded to anti-FOX remarks from CNN's Susan Roesgen. Roesgen said the tea parties are "anti-government, anti-CNN since this is highly promoted by the right-wing conservative network Fox." Shep responds: "An

Paul Begala To Ari Fleischer You "Helped Ruin The Country"

Democratic Strategist Paul Begala tells Republican Strategist Ari Fleischer "you helped ruined the country" on CNN's "Situation Room" Tuesday afternoon.

Michelle Malkin At Sacramento Tea Party

Columnist Michelle Malkin describes the scene and temperament of the crowd at the tea party in Sacramento, California. Malkin was interviewed by FOX News personality Neal Cavuto, who reported from the scene earlier:

Gov. Perry To DC: Stay Out Of Texas

Gov. Rick Perry (R-TX) appears on "FOX & Friends" to tell Washington to stop trying to run Texas.

Dick Armey On Tea Parties

Former House Majority Leader Dick Armey Dick Armey appeared on "Hannity" to discuss and promote tea parties. Armey is to speak at an Atlanta-area Tax Day tea party.

O'Reilly On Nationwide Tea Parties

Bill O'Reilly comments on protesting big government, wild spending and high taxation.

Spitzer: Nobody Predicted This "Cataclysm"

Former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer discusses the current state of the economy.

Swat Deal "Seriously Concerns" Kerry

Sen. John Kerry chairs the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and is spearheading a bill to increase U.S. nonmilitary aid to Pakistan — a multibillion dollar plan to strengthen sectors such as education in a bid to lessen the allure of extremism. AP:

CNBC's Santelli "Proud" Of Tea Parties

CNBC's Rick Santelli called the rallies American and said he was proud of what he inspired. “I don’t know about cultural phenomenon, but I’ll tell you what,” Santelli said. “I think that this tea party phenomenon is steeped in American culture and steeped in American notion to get involved with what’s going on with our government. I

Obama To Simplify Tax Code

President Barack Obama seized the opportunity on tax-filing day to declare that he's working toward "a simpler tax code that rewards work and the pursuit of the American dream."

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