March 25, 2010 Archives

March 25, 2010 Archives

Dem Senator: Health Legislation Will Address The "Mal-Distribution Of Income In America"

Sen. Max Baucus (D): "Too often, much of late, the last couple three years the mal-distribution of income in America is gone up way too much, the wealthy are getting way, way too wealthy, and the middle income class is left behind. Wages have not kept up with increased income of the highest income in America. This legislation will have the eff

Obama On GOP's Attempt To Repeal Bill: "Go For It"

President Barack Obama mocked Republicans' campaign to repeal his new health care law, saying they should "Go for it," and see how well they fare with voters.

Rahm Emanuel: Health Care Was "Worth The Political Capital Spent"

"As [President Obama] said repeatedly -- which is a sign -- he was willing to spend, quote, unquote, 'the political capital' to get something done that was materially and politically, policy wise, important for the American people."

MSNBC Host: Time For "Socialism" In Talk Radio

Radio Equalizer: In an unusually candid rant, MSNBC libtalker Ed Schultz tells radio listeners he believes the next "socialist" takeover by the government should be on all the radio airwaves.

Pelosi: GOP Has Not "Provoked" Threats Against Dem Lawmakers

"It's inappropriate for members of Congress to cheer when these sentiments were expressed in the gallery. That's different from saying they provoked it."

Rove: I Did Not Want Cheney As Vice President

Karl Rove: "He [George W. Bush] was set on Cheney for vice president, and I thought it was a bad idea.

Rep. Bachmann Says Property Was Vandalized

Michele Bachmann told Sean Hannity tonight that her property was vandalized and that she received several threats. (via Gateway Pundit)

"Fanning The Flames": Shot Fired At GOP Rep. Cantor's VA Office

Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA) announces a bullet was fired at his Virginia campaign office. Cantor: "I want to stress this, and it’s very important. Legitimate threats should be treated as security issues. And they should be deal

Dem Leader: GOP "Stoking The Flames" Of Violence

Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) accuses protesters of "stoking the flames" of violence.

Audience Member Faints At Obama Health Care Rally In Iowa

During his speech in Iowa about health care someone in the audience faints.

Flashback: Obama Criticized Clinton For Proposing Health Care Mandate

Candidate Barack Obama during a debate with then-Sen. Hillary Clinton: "When Senator Clinton says a mandate, it's not a mandate on government to provide health insurance. It's a mandate on individuals to purchase it. Massachusetts has a mandate right now. They have exempted 20% of the uninsured because they've concluded that that 20% can't af

Hoyer Defends Taxing Citizens For Lack Of Health Insurance

Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-MD) explains why it is a good idea to tax Americans for not buying health insurance The man confronting Rep. Hoyer in the video is Jason Mattera.

Obama's Approval Up Slightly

Despite aggressive opposition from some groups against new health care legislation, President Obama has nevertheless witnessed a slight gain in his national approval rating. Chip Reid reports.

O'Reilly: Fears Over Loss of Freedom "Justified"

Bill O'Reilly argues that "freedom" is at the center of the disagreements between left and right.

Barney Frank: I Get More "After-Death Threats" Than Death Threats

Barney Frank says he receives more messages about what will happen to him after his death than just death threats.

Rep. Clyburn: Health Care Opponents "Aiding And Abetting" Terrorism

Rep. Clyburn (D-SC) says health care opponents are aiding terrorism.

Sen. McCain: "There Is No Bipartisanship"

Senator tells Ann Curry that he understands anger over the “sleazy, backroom deals” that he feels have helped pass health overhaul legislation.

Countdown: Frank Says Republicans "Egged On" Unruly Protestors

Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA) discusses the threats to Democratic Congresspeople.

FL-Sen: Crist Attacks Rubio For "Using" GOP Establishment

In a new ad, Charlie Crist goes after Marco Rubio who he calls a lobbyist.

Jimmy Carter "Miss Me Yet" Billboard Pops Up In Dallas

NPR: Former president Jimmy Carter's face looms high above I-45 outside Dallas on the latest "Miss Me Yet?" billboard that expresses what we assume is anger or disappointment in President Barack Obama.

Special Report Panel on Health Care Bill Surprises

Steve Hayes, Nina Easton and Charles Krauthammer discuss what's actually in the health care reform bill.

Maddow: Republicans Incite Extremists

Rachel Maddow discusses the historical link between right wing violence and extremist rhetoric.

Dem Rep. Dingell On "Control" Comment: "I Goofed"

Rep. John Dingell says he "goofed" when he said health care would "control" the people.

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