August 20, 2010 Archives

August 20, 2010 Archives

Biden: "Last Administration Had A Ponzi Scheme"

FOX News: Vice President Biden gave a fiery, campaign-style speech on the closing day of the Democratic National Committee summer meeting Friday in St. Louis and charged that the Republican party is the "past on steroids." "They're going to look at what Republican party is actually offering -- more of the past, but on steroids," Biden said. H

Sen. Kerry: "Very Active" Efforts Under Way To Reach Deal With Taliban

"I can report without being specific that there are efforts under way. They are serious and I completely agree with that fundamental premise and so does General Petraeus and so does President Obama, there is no military solution"

Malkin: Stimulus Money Helping Cities Spy On Citizens

Conservative columnist Michelle Malkin on new "green police" program in Ohio that allows officials to monitor recycling.



Rep. Issa: Obama Using Government Website For Propaganda

California Congressman Darrell Issa (R) tells MSNBC that the Obama administration has "crossed the line" by posting political propaganda on the Recovery.org website.

Rep. Waters Defends Herself: Ethics Case Is Based On "Staff Chatter"

ABC: Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., today vehemently defended her record against charges of ethics violations and lashed out against the Office of Congressional Ethics for its "sloppy work." The California Democrat speaks out about ethics violations charges. In August, the House Ethics Committee charged the 10-term congresswoman with violating

NYC Deputy Mayor: Obama "Came Out In Favor Of The Mosque"

Howard Wolfson, NYC Deputy Mayor: "I think the President came out in favor of religious freedom, of religious liberty and I think he came out in favor of the mosque."



Jon Stewart: "Is FOX News A Terrorist Command Center?"

Daily Show: If Fox News wants to play a game of guilt by association with Imam Rauf, Jon can find Rupert Murdoch's questionable ties to terrorism.

Clinton Announces Israelis, Palestinians To Resume Peace Talks

"As we move forward, it is important that actions by all sides help to advance our effort, not hinder it," Clinton said. "There have been difficulties in the past; there will be difficulties ahead. Without a doubt, we will hit more obstacles. The enemies of peace will keep trying to defeat us and to derail these talks. But I ask the parties to p

Jimmy Kimmel: "President Obama Proves He's Not Muslim"

Jimmy Kimmel: "How do you prove without offending American Muslims that you're not one of them? I mean, there is really only one place to do it."



Rep: Grayson: Right Using "Muslim" Criticism Because Race Didn't Work

"They tried to scare everyone in the country by saying the President is black and that didn't work, he got elected anyway. So their moving on to say the President is a Muslim," Rep. Grayson (D-FL) said on MSNBC.

FL-Gov: Scott Tells Obama Ground Zero Is "Wrong Place" For Mosque

"President Obama may try to spin this as being about tolerance, but the fact is that it is all about truth. The truth is that thousands of innocent Americans were murdered at Ground Zero, just blocks from the proposed mosque site. The truth is that the leader of the proposed mosque refuses to admit that Muslim extremists resort to terror tactics

Olbermann: Obama Received "Grief" For Religious Associations During Election

MSNBC: A new poll from the Pew Research Center finds that a growing number of Americans believe that President Obama is a Muslim. Bobby Ghosh, deputy international editor for Time magazine, joins Countdown to discuss the numbers.



Schramm On The Military's Role In Iraq's Economic Development

Carl Schramm, President of the Kauffman Foundation, in an appearance on Ideas in Action, explains why he believes economic reconstruction must be a core competence of the U.S. military. "Increasingly, we are coming to a realization -- I suspect it's the forced end with a deadline of our pre

O'Reilly On Turmoil Within The Democratic Party

Bill O'Reilly: Harry Reid and Howard Dean oppose the mosque. Pelosi and the president are okay with it. That is a Democratic civil war. Period.

Howard Dean: Mosque Controversy Is "Teachable Moment"

"Look, these folks have a right to build this. And they have a right to do this where they are about to build it," Howard Dean said, hedging on his previous stance clearly against the New York mosque.

Krauthammer: Obama Has An "Affinity" For Islam

Dr. Charles Krauthammer: "Given the fact that you don't see him coming out of a church with the Bible in hand, as you would a Bush or a Clinton and the fact that he's had this emphasis on Islam, I can understand why the numbers have widened."

Ed Show: Is Obama Turning His Back On The Middle Class?

MSNBC: The economy is going from bad to worse and some critics are saying President Obama forgot all about the middle class. Democratic strategist Bob Shrum tells us what the President needs to do.

Blagojevich To Feds: Retry Me

Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich said Friday that he has no intention of accepting a plea deal to avoid a retrial on political corruption charges and harshly criticized the federal prosecutors who failed to win convictions on 23 of the 24 charges against him. “I’m absolutely very determined to seek vindication,” Blagojevic


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