August 24, 2010 Archives

August 24, 2010 Archives

Couric: Mosque Protesters "Tear Down The Towers" Of American Values

"It might be Islamophobia, Obamaphobia, or both -- but when loud speakers are blaring "Born in the USA" and signs say "No Clubhouse for Terrorists" it's clear we aren't just talking about a mosque anymore," CBS' Katie Couric said. "We can not let fear and rage tear down the towers of our core American values," Couric added.

Justice Department Going After Arpaio's Arrests Of Illegals

Joe Arpaio's attorney on federal investigation of arrests of illegals.

Sherrod Rejects Job Offer From Agriculture Secretary

AP: Shirley Sherrod, ousted from the Agriculture Department during a racial firestorm that embarrassed the Obama administration, rejected an offer to return to the USDA on Tuesday. But at a cordial news conference with the man who asked her to leave — Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack — she said she may do consulting work for him on racial issu



Steele: AZ Law "Not A Reflection" Of Entire GOP

"The actions of one state's governor is not a reflection of an entire country, nor is it a reflection of an entire political party," RNC Chair Michael Steele said in an interview with Spanish-language channel Univision.

"I Want Your Money" Trailer

I Want Your Money: Set against the backdrop of today's headline - 67% of Americans don't approve of Obama's economic policies, the film takes a provocative look at our deeply depressed economy using the words and actions of Presidents Reagan and Obama and shows the marked contrast between Reaganomics and Obamanomics. The film contrasts two views

NBC's Chuck Todd: McCain "Winning Ugly"

MSNBC: Sen. John McCain (R) appears to have held off opponent J.D. Hayworth (R) for the Senate seat in Arizona, but he spent $20 million to do it. NBC's Chuck Todd discusses Tuesday's primary races.



Sherrod: I Could Do More Without Being USDA Employee

"I just felt at this time I could do more to try to help advance the issues to, not as a full-time employee of [the] USDA," Shirley Sherrod said on CNN.

Biden Responds To Boehner: Thanks For The "Constructive Advice"

"His chief proposal was that the president should fire his economic team — very constructive advice, and we thank the leader for that," Vice President Joe Biden said.

Boehner: Obama Should Ask For Resignation Of Economic Team

"President Obama should ask for and accept the resignations of the remaining members of his economic team, starting with Secretary Geithner and Larry Summers, the head of the national economic council," House Minority Leader Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) said.



Rep. Grayson And Sharpton On GOP Creating Fear Against Obama

MSNBC: Rev. Al Sharpton and Rep. Alan Grayson (D-FL) talk about the controversy stemming from the Islamic Community Center near Ground Zero as well as the GOP’s desire to protest President Barack Obama and the Muslim faith.

Rove: GOP Primaries To Test Tea Party

Karl Rove on how incumbents in Arizona, Alaska and Florida will fare against grassroots candidates.

FL-Sen: Rubio On "Choice In Florida" For Or Against Obama Agenda

Sunshine State voters head to polls to decide Democratic Senate, GOP gubernatorial candidates, Marco Rubio (R) discussions. Rubio says the choice is pretty simple: If you like the Obama agenda, Gov. Charlie Crist (I) and Rep. Meek (D) will represent that.



Blagojevich Defends Himself To Jon Stewart

Daily Show: Rod Blagojevich explains why he didn't take the stand when he had a chance to tell his side of the story.

HeritageForAmerica Ad: Where's My Congressman?

HeritageForAmerica parodies members of Congress looking to avoid constituent anger over their unpopular votes.

Beck: Why The Mideast Matters Under Obama

Glenn Beck: Is the Obama administration fundamentally transforming our relationship with Israel?

Krauthammer: Obama "Failed" His One Task In Iraq

Dr. Charles Krauthammer: "I don't care whether he's gracious or not. I care about if he is effective. At the time of that speech, what Democrat's argued is we don't need a military strategy, we need a diplomatic surge -- and the Republicans were always cowboys that wanted to use war. In fact, it was a factious argument because at the time, diplo

Matthews: GOP Using "Sleazy Tactics" Against Obama

MSNBC: Chris Matthews talks about the GOP’s anti-Obama strategy: let people who think the president is a secret Muslim continue to think it, as long as they vote Republican.

Countdown "Investigation" On Conservative Islamophobia

MSNBC: In a "Countdown" exclusive investigation, guest host Lawrence O'Donnell askks, how secretively Muslim is President Barack Obama?


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