May 5, 2010 Archives

May 5, 2010 Archives

New Media Narrative: Dick Cheney Is To Blame For Gulf Oil Spill

Monday's theory: The Times Square car bomber was a "right-wing" extremist.

Napolitano Was Aware Of Pakistani Terror Threat In December 2009

HOMELAND SECURITY SECRETARY JANET NAPOLITANO: "There are young Americans that have gone through a process and breaking away from the community, you know, they were brought up in -- travel to Pakistan and maybe Afghanistan going to a camp learning how to conduct military type operations and then coming home. Like I said, if we do

Rangel: "I Will Be Back" As Chairman Of Ways & Means Committee

Rep. Charles Rangel (D-NY): "As soon as the ethics committee completes its work, I will be back sitting in the seat."



Obama Wants To Work On Immigration Reform This Year

President Obama says he wants "to begin" work on comprehensive immigration reform "this year." Flashback: Obama: 'There may not be an appetite' to tackle immigration this year

Obey Planned On Retiring In 2000, But Stayed To Fight Bush Policies

Rep. David Obey (D-WI) on retiring: "Frankly, I had considered retiring after the 2000 election. But I became so angered by the policies of the Bush administration that I decided to stick around as long as they were here."

Rep. Paul Ryan On Debt Commission

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) warns US could soon be having financial troubles that is going on in Greece.



Obama Calls Phoenix Suns "Los Suns" At Cinco De Mayo Event

PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA: “I know that a lot of you would rather be watching tonight’s game. The Spurs against Los Suns From Phoenix ... We can’t turn law-abiding citizens and law-abiding immigrants into subjects of suspicion and abuse. We can’t divide the American people that way, that’s not the answ

Reid: GOP Wants To Continue "Making Love" To Wall Street

Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV): "Republicans are having difficulty determining how they can continue making love to Wall Street."

Limbaugh: Faisal Shahzad Arrest Was "Dumb Luck"

Rush Limbaugh on the arrest of Faisal Shahzad: "Pure dumb luck at every step of the way in this case. No competence from the administration, no leadership whatsoever."



"Does This Look Like A Terrorist?": GOP Candidate Advocates Racial Profiling In Controversial Ads

"Does this look like a terrorist?" Republican candidate for Congress Dan Fanelli asks in one ad, pointing to a white man, "or this?" he asks, turning to a man of Middle-Eastern descent. In another ad he has two "terrorists" talking about martyrdom and killing infidels. In a third ad he grabs a man posing as a terrorist strapped with a bomb an

OH-Sen: NRSC Runs "Shirtless" Ad Of Dem Lee Fisher

The NRSC uses a shirtless picture of Ohio Lt. Gov and Senate candidate Lee Fisher (D) in a new ad.

White House: "Silly And Ridiculous" To Think BP Donations Is Influencing Obama's Decisions

White House press secretary Robert Gibbs said it is “silly and ridiculous” to think President Obama gave BP an exemption to drill in the Gulf of Mexico because of the money BP and their employees donated to him.



Sen. Landrieu On Gulf Oil Spill, Cleanup & Donations From BP

Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-LA) discusses the impact of the gulf oil spill and donations from BP.

CNN: Pakistani Taliban Spokesman Says Group Has No Ties To Shahzad, Warns Of New Attacks

CNN reports: A Pakistani Taliban spokesman said his group has no link to Times Square car bombing suspect Faisal Shahzad, but he warned that its fighters have been sent to the United States and the "results" of that decision will soon be evident. Azam Tariq, spokesman for the group, told CNN by phone Wednesday that Shahzad's action was "very goo

Matthews: Shahzad Arrest Shows Government Can Do The Job

Chris Matthews express his gratitude that federal authorities were able to capture the Times Square suspect quickly.

Krauthammer: Why Did The Obama Admin Mirandize Shahzad?

Charles Krauthammer discusses the Times Square bomb plot.

IN-Sen: Dan Coats' Primary Victory Speech

FOX News: Former Senator Dan Coats, the so-called Republican establishment candidate, won the GOP nomination in Indiana's Senate race Tuesday, beating one candidate backed by most of Indiana's Tea Party activists and another who

NC-Sen: Burr Wins (R) Primary, Dems Headed For Runoff

WRAL-TV: U.S. Sen. Richard Burr breezed to victory in the Republican primary Tuesday, while North Carolina Secretary of State Elaine Marshall and former state Sen. Cal Cunningham will meet again next month in a runoff on the Democratic side.

O'Reilly: Tools Opposed By Left Crucial In Catching Shahzad

Bill O'Reilly on the inside story of the attempted terror bombing in Times Square.

Ahmadinejad: Bin Laden Is In D.C.

Ahmadinejad: "I heard that Osama bin Laden is in Washington, D.C. Because he was a previous partner of Mr. Bush. They were colleagues in fact, in the old days. They worked together. Mr. Bin Laden never cooperated with Iran, but he cooperated with Mr. Bush."

Olbermann: BP A Bad Actor

Keith Olbermann reviews BP's history of violations and the cover the company has been provided by politicians.

Paul Begala On Oil Spill

Political strategist Paul Begala on the causes of the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

NBC's Russert Questions Why Blacks Join "Racist" Tea Party

LUKE RUSSERT, NBC News: "Of these 32 [black] Republicans, GOP sources I spoke to said about four have a clear path to victory, like Mr. West of Florida, Mr. Parker of Arizona, Mr. Fraiser of Colorado [and] Mr. Scott of South Carolina. It's quite interesting that these candidates are soliciting support from the Tea Party, a group that a lot of fo


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