August 17, 2010 Archives

August 17, 2010 Archives

Obama: GOP "Standing In The Way" Of Small Businesses

President Obama blames a "partisan minority" of getting in the way of passing bills that are in favor of small business owners.

Will Obama Be A One-Term President?

Rich Lowry of the National Review and a Democratic strategist debate President Obama's prospects in 2012.

Bolton: Israel "Only Has A Few Days" To Strike Iran

Fmr. U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. John Bolton on the consequences of Iran activating its nuclear power plant.

MSNBC's Norah O'Donnell: We Can't Act Like The Terrorists

(Via NewsBusters) On MSNBC's Morning Joe, Norah O'Donnell spoke out in support of the President and the mosque near Ground Zero: "When do we stop praising politicians for doing what is right just because it's not politically exped

Dunn: GOP "Solidifying Its Reputation For Intolerance"

"The Republican party as solidifying its reputation for intolerance in this year, for almost any kind of difference in American society, is going down a very dangerous long term road," former White House adviser Anita Dunn said.

Sen. Harry Reid: Build NY Mosque "Someplace Else"

The Senate's top Democrat on Monday came out against plans to build a mosque near the site of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, moving away from President Barack Obama on the controversial election-year issue. Locked in a tight race, Nevada Sen. Harry Reid became the highest profile Democrat to respond to Obama, who last week backed the right for

Obama: Fundraiser In Chief?

President Obama's approval rating may be low, but he can still raise big bucks for the DNC. CNN's Dan Lothian reports.

Jon Stewart On Obama's Mosque Comments

Jon Stewart: "Well, that's walking it back a little bit there. It kind of reminds me of his campaign slogan: 'Yes we can, but should we?'"

O'Reilly: Obama Again "Going Against The Will Of The People"

Bill O'Reilly on President Obama's comments on the proposal to build a mosque near Ground Zero.

Olbermann: There Is No "Ground Zero Mosque"

In a Special Comment, Countdown’s Keith Olbermann explains the misnomer and danger in calling it “The Ground Zero Mosque.” Olbermann clarifies the misconceptions around the community center.

Krauthammer: Obama "Alienated All Sides" With Mosque Comments

Charles Krauthammer: "What happened was the President made a strong statement, hailed as a courageous one at the Ramadan dinner. But it wasn't a matter of courage. Courage would have been, at that audience, a Muslim audience, he should have said, "Yes, I believe in the legal right. You have every legal right to do it. But I woul

Maddow Show: Navigating The Politics Of The Islamic Center Hype

MSNBC: Adam Serwer, staff writer for the American Prospect, talks with Chris Hayes about the politics of the fuss over the proposed Islamic community center in Lower Manhattan, including the statements by President Obama and Senator Reid as well as the resonance overseas.

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