October 15, 2009 Archives

October 15, 2009 Archives

Sen. Landrieu: "Public Option" Means "Free Health Care"

Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-LA) says when people hear "public option" they hear "free health care."

Black Talk Host To Juan Williams: "Real Black People" Are Offended By Limbaugh

Warren Ballentine tells Juan Williams that "real black people" are offended by Rush Limbaugh. Ballentine also tells Williams to go back to the "porch." UPDATE: Juan Williams Responds: "Apparently

Harry Reid Suggests Health Care to Cost $2 Trillion

HARRY REID: "He talked about CBO saying that there would be $54 billion saved each year if we put caps on medical malpractice and put some restrictions — tort reform — $54 billion. Sounds like a lot of money, doesnt it, Mr. President? The answer is yes. But remember, were talking about $2 trillion, $54 billion compar

Boy To Obama: "Why Do People Hate You?"

A boy asks President Obama why people hate him. The boy and Obama hug. "If you’re watching TV lately it seems like everybody's just getting mad all the time," President Obama told the boy. "People just, I think they’re worried about their own lives," including losing their jobs and homes due to the recession, he said.

Rep. Boehner: Where Are The Jobs?

House MInority Leader Boehner says stimulus failed to help unemployed.

WH's Anita Dunn Says Mao Is Favorite Philosopher

White House communication's director Anita Dunn quotes Mao Tse-tung.

Pence, Inslee Debate Cost Of Baucus Bill

Jay Inslee (D-Wash.) and Mike Pence (R-Ind.) debate the costs of the Baucus bill.

Howard Dean: "Got To Have A Public Option"

Former DNC chairman Howard Dean and CNBC’s Maria Bartiromo join the Morning Joe gang to discuss the U.S. economy and the present state of health care reform.

Rove: Bush Admin. Did Not Under-Resource War In Afghanistan

ABC News/GMA: The U.S. generals fighting the war in Afghanistan were given what the Bush administration thought were "appropriate" resources but U.S. allies failed to fullfill their commitments to the Afghan war, former Bush adviser

South Park Spoofs ACORN Video Scandal

"I would like to see if there are any housing loan opportunities for some of my employees and also what type of corporate tax I should be filing under .. it's a kissing company."

Mitt Romney On Government-Run Health Care

Mitt Romney on if government-run health care be in the final version of the health care bill.

Byrd Warns Obama On Afghanistan

Speaking of the Senate floor, Sen. Robert Byrd (D-WV) warned President Obama about sending more troops to Afghanistan.

Pelosi: Less Likely To Have Bill Without Public Option

Whether the Senate bill will include a public plan in any form is a major question mark, but "our House bill will have a public option," the California Democrat declared. "Anyone who had any doubts about the need for such an option need only look at the behavior of the health insurance industry this week," Pelosi said. "The idea that we

Limbaugh On Dropped NFL Bid: "Obama's America On Full Display"

On his syndicated show Thursday, Limbaugh said he was approached by St. Louis Blues chairman Dave Checketts earlier this year about participating in a Rams bid.He also said Checketts assured him his involvement as a minority investor had been vetted by the National Football League.NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and Colts

Sen. Collins: Baucus Bill "Falls Short"

"The Finance Committee bill is the best effort yet -- due in large measure to the efforts of my colleague Olympia Snowe," Sen. Collins said. "But it's not there yet. It falls short."

O'Reilly: Once Again, Russia And Europe Insult America

Vladimir Putin is against sanctions on Iran. He doesn't want to challenge their nuclear program with economic penalties.

Stephen A. Smith & Michael Meyers On Rush Dropped From Bid

Sports columnist Stephen A. Smith and civil rights activist Michael Meyers on Rush Limbaugh being dropped from a joint bid for the NFL's Rams.

Barney Frank On Record Payouts By Banks

Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA) on the record payouts by banks and security firms - an industry that needed a massive taxpayer bailout less than a year ago.

Fmr. Sen. Kerrey: We Have To Stay In Afghanistan

Former Sen. Bob Kerrey (D-NE) on why we need to remain in Afghanistan and fulfill our commitments.

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