November 17, 2010 Archives

November 17, 2010 Archives

Al Sharpton: FCC "Must Step In" And Regulate Rush Limbaugh

Ed Schultz continues his war on Rush Limbaugh and once again labels him a "racist." Last night Schultz had Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee on to call Limbaugh racist. Tonight, he brings Al Sharpton into the brawl. "The government has the right to protect free speech, but they also have an obligation to hold standards where [the] American people are not

Sen. Rockefeller: FCC Should Take FOX News, MSNBC Off Airwaves

SEN. JAY ROCKEFELLER (D-WV): "There's a little bug inside of me which wants to get the FCC to say to FOX and to MSNBC: 'Out. Off. End. Goodbye.' It would be a big favor to political discourse; our ability to do our work here in Congress, and to the American people, to be able to talk with each other and have some faith in their government and mo

Pelosi: I Can Attract "Intellectual" Resources To Bring Victory

NBC's Luke Russert asks incoming Minority Leader Pelosi: "Why are you the best person to lead Democrats -- House Democrats?" "Well, let me put that into perspective," a defensive Pelosi answered. "How would your ratings be if $75 million were spent against you?



Rush Responds To Sheila Jackson Lee's Accusation Of Racism

Rush Limbaugh responds to Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) and MSNBC's Ed Schultz's charge of racism. Limbaugh also talks about Rep. Jim Clyburn getting a "token gig" and the "Driving Miss Nancy" photoshop sho

Pelosi Challenger Shuler: "There Was A Lot Of Unrest In The Room"

Rep. Heath Shuler (D-NC), who challenged Nancy Pelosi for Minority Leader in the House, says the vote "was a message from the standpoint that there are more than just the blue dogs who have the concern with what is going on. And that message has been loud and clear."

Pelosi: Message Voters Sent To Us Is That They Want Jobs

Outgoing Speaker Nancy Pelosi says the midterm election was not about her nor the Democratic party. "We extend a hand of friendship to the Republicans," Pelosi said.



Terrorist Acquitted On All But One Of 285 Counts

AP: The first Guantanamo detainee to face a civilian trial was acquitted Wednesday of all but one of the hundreds of charges he helped unleash death and destruction on two U.S. embassies in Africa in 1998—an opening salvo in al-Qaida's campaign to kill Americans. A federal jury convicted Ahmed Ghailani of one count of conspiracy to destroy U.S

Sarah Palin: I Can Beat Obama

"I'm looking at the lay of the land now, and ... trying to figure that out, if it's a good thing for the country, for the discourse, for my family, if it's a good thing," Sarah Palin said on ABC. Palin tells Barbara Walters she is seriously considering 2012 White House run.

Dem Senator: I Am "Not Afraid To Oppose The President"

"I'm not afraid to tell the president when I think he's wrong, and I have," Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Missouri) said in a conference call with press on Wednesday.



Allen West Attends CBC Meeting: "It Is Not About Being A Victim"

"It is about the content of your character, it is not about the color of your skin," Allen West tells Crewof42 and the AP. (via Crewof42) Crewof42 writes: He was there at noon sharp (just like a good military guy…) to meet with his fellow CBC members. However the meeting will be late because the H

Pelosi: Dem Leadership Agenda About "Jobs And Reducing Deficit"

"I look forward to doing that with this great leadership team," outgoing Speaker Nancy Pelosi said at a press conference after the Democratic caucus voted for their Minority leadership.

Boortz: Obama's Socialist Views Are Very Apparent

"Unless you believe you have a constitutional right to a portion of some other individual's life. Unless you believe that, you can not make the argument that you have the right to health care," Neal Boortz said on FOX News.



Gasparino: "The Bailed Out Banks Are Bailing Out GM"

FOX Business Network's Charlie Gasparino points out the banks buying GM's IPO "It's interesting the banks they chose -- this is one of the controversies right now on Wall Street. If you look at some of the big banks they chose at the top of the underwriting list, they're all the banks that got bailed out. The bailed out banks are bailing out

GOP Rep.: "Body Scanners Are A Violation Of The Fourth Amendment"

"These body scanners are a violation of the Fourth Amendment right against unreasonable searches and seizures," Rep. Ted Poe (R-TX) said on the House floor. Poe says former Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff (under Bush) is a "political hack."

Joe Miller Hints At Recount In Alaska Senate Race

"The voters in the state of Alaska expect there to be integrity in the process. We'll pursue that," Joe Miller (R-AK) said on FOX News Channel.

Spoofing Obama's Negotiations In South Korea

President's mixed success on Asia trip is fodder for "Tapper Toons."

Sen. Hatch: "I'm Going To Run Again And I Intend To Win"

"Well, he's -- we're different. I think [outgoing] Sen. Bob Bennett (R-UT) should have been re-elected. He's a fine man. On the other hand, I'm not Bob, and I'm a lot tougher and I'm actually more conservative, by quite a measure," Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) said on MSNBC.

Sen. Boxer: Republicans "Dead Set Against Clean Energy"

MSNBC: Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA), chair of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, joins Morning Joe to discuss what is standing in the way of clean energy progress.

Buffett: If The Bailout Didn't Happen, I Would Be Eating Thanksgiving At McDonald's

"This was a thank you note to the government," Warren Buffett said about the column he penned in the New York Times. "If the government hadn't acted, I would be eating Thanksgiving dinner at McDonald's," Warren Buffett said on CNBC.

Bachmann: Obama "Not In Line With The Thinking Of The American People"

"I think the American people have already made up their mind. I think they see that President Obama will in all likelihood be a one-term president," Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) said on FOX Business. He's [Obama's] not in line with the thinking of the American people," she added.

Vanden Heuvel: Election Was About Obama "Not Working Hard Enough"

MSNBC: The Nation’s Katrina Vanden Heuvel explains why President Barack Obama should focus on rebuilding his relationship with progressives rather than compromising with Republicans.

Olbermann: Will Obama Use The Power Of The Presidency?

MSNBC: Keith Olbermann and Neera Tandem of the Center for American Progress explains why President Barack Obama should forego compromise and use his executive powers to accomplish his agenda. "As President Obama calls for more bipartisanship in the 'post-shellacking era' of his Presidents, progressives tries to stop the broken record and tries t

Stossel: Private Companies Should Handle Airline Security

"Government is clumsy and does everything badly. If you have private companies, they have to compete with each other. If they sucked, you can fire one," John Stossel tells Bill O'Reilly on FOX News.

Krauthammer: Is the Presidency Too Big for One Person?

Charles Krauthammer analyzes job of leader of the free world.

RCP's Erin McPike On Pelosi's Impact, Earmarks

RealClearPolitics' Eric McPike talks about Nancy Pelosi' impact on the midterm election and earmark spending on "FOX News Live."


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