June 24, 2010 Archives

June 24, 2010 Archives

FOX's Shep Smith Unleashes On Guest After Blaming Government For Spill

"I'm getting kind of grossed out, Judge … and now you're going to turn around and blame the government for these bumbling fumbling crazy people?," Shep Smith questioned Judge Napolitano. Later he followed up with this doozie: "How does it feel to be standing up for BP?"

Day 44: Matthews Still On Quest To Find Anti-Limbaugh Politician

You would think after forty-four days (who is still counting, anyway?), Chris Matthews would give up. But, no, he continues his crusade to find a conservative/Republican politician that will bash Rush Limbaugh on air. There are only two conclusions I can come to: (1) No Republicans or conservatives watch his show or (2) no one watches his show.

Dem Congressman: We Must Have Campaign Finance Disclosure To Stop Republicans From Getting Elected

Rep. Hank Johnson (D-GA) says "we will see more Republicans getting elected" if the Congress does not pass campaign finance disclosure reform.



Harry Reid's Son Omits Last Name From Campaign Ad

Rory Reid may have a well-known last name, he's the son of Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid -- but he doesn't seem anxious to let Nevada voters know what it is. A Democratic county commissioner who is running for governor of Nevada, Reid launched his first campaign commercial on Wednesday. But Reid's last name is nowhere to be found in the video.

Dem Congressman: Financial Regulations Will Help "Good People" Not "Minorities" Or "Defective" People

Rep. Paul Kanjorski (D-PA): "We're giving relief to people that I deal with in my office every day now unfortunately. But because of the longevity of this recession, these are people and they're not minorities and they're not defective and they're not all the things you'd like to insinuate that these programs [are] about, these are average, goo

MSNBC Host Ed Schultz: Obama's Stimulus Has Helped My Company

"We've gone from eight employees to 20 employees in the past year, because of the stimulus package," MSNBC's Ed Schultz said of his construction company. "We've put some people back to work. There is some growth." (via Newsbusters



Satirical Campaign Ad Makes Fun Of Average Politician

An advertisement for fictional candidate "Clint Webb" includes everything that would be in a real ad for a politician.

Sen. Bayh Defends Afghanistan-Pakistan Strategy

Sen. Evan Bayh (D-Ind.) on the "strategic mission" in Afghanistan.

Rep. Cantor: If Inappropriate Statements Were The "Standard" To Resign, Biden Would Be Gone

Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA): "If the standard for resignation was a YouTube moment or an inappropriate statement, wouldn't you think the vice president would be handing in his letters twice a week?" FULL INTERVIEW: Rep. Cantor On Gen.



Sen. Kit Bond: Petraeus Being "Set Up For Failure"

Sen. Kit Bond on President Obama choosing Gen. Petraeus: "He is set up for failure if the President and the Vice President continue to talk about a hard, fast withdrawal date, an exit strategy in July. That has already unsettled and demoralized our allies and encouraged our enemies."

Obama: Petraeus "Will Not Miss A Beat" In Afghanistan

PRESIDENT OBAMA: "So we are in the mid points of implementing the strategy that we came up with last year. We'll do a review at end of this year. General Petraeus understands that strategy because he helped shape it. And my expectation is that he will be outstanding in implementing it and we'll not miss a beat because of change in command in the

Coulter: Obama The Most "Thinned-Skinned" President We Have Ever Had

Ann Coulter on President Obama relieving Gen. McChrystal of command and slamming Gen. Petraeus at a 2007 Senate hearing.



Sen. McCaskill Explains Why We're In Afghanistan

Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Missouri) defends why we're in Afghanistan: "We're there because of the strategic importance of Afghanistan as it relates to al Qaeda, as it relates to Pakistan, as it relates to Iran, as it relates to Iraq. We're there because if we didn't go there, we would be sending a signal to all the bad guys that we know where you

Beck: Unions Are Destroying The Country

Glenn Beck recaps the history of labor unions.

Krauthammer: Withdrawal Date Will Continue To Hamper War Effort

Charles Krauthammer: I'm still not sure that Obama is prepared to bypass, or to overcome, the impediment that he has created with the withdrawal date. Yes, he reiterated the mission. Yes, he reiterated his commitment. But he had an opportunity where he could have said...All he has to do is to say once: "The date is one that will

Countdown: Obama Reaffirms Position As Commander-in-Chief

MSNBC political analyst Richard Wolffe explains whether the control President Obama showed over the McChrystal situation will help his approval ratings.

Rolling Stone Writer: "No Expectation That McChrystal Would Lose His Job"

Michael Hastings, who authored the now-infamous article on Gen. McChrystal, speaks to CNN's Larry King about the piece.


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