March 7, 2011 Archives

March 7, 2011 Archives

Herman Cain: "Government Can't Create Jobs!"

"When was the last time anything was micro-managed from Washington, DC and it worked?," Herman Cain said at the Iowa Faith & Freedom Coalition forum on Monday night. RCP's Scott Conroy's report on the event here.

Wisconsin Dem. Sen.: Gov. Walker Needs To Learn How To Negotiate

State Sen. Mark Miller (D-Wis.) says Gov. Scott Walker (R-Wis.) wants to get rid of collective bargaining ... because he doesn't know how to do it.

Sen. Sessions: Proposed Dem Cuts "A Vote To Say That We Are Still In Denial"

Sen. Sessions (R-Alabama) concluded his remarks by challenging his colleagues: "Our character is tested by how we respond in times of great challenge... Stand and be counted."

Muslim Congressman Ellison: Hearing On Radical Islam Is "Scary"

"Well, it's a disturbing use of a Congressional hearing. I mean, there's awesome power associated with being Chairman of the Committee, being able to investigate and do oversight and to use it to essentially go after a religious minority group, I think it is a scary proposition. I would submit to all Americans that look, could be Muslims today, cou

Fmr. Congressman David Obey: Recall "Abusive" Gov. Scott Walker

Former Congressman David Obey (D-Wisconsin) says there should be a movement to recall recently inaugurated Gov. Scott Walker (R-Wis.). Walker, who has only been office for two months, can not be recalled until he has served for one year. Obey says Gov. Walker is abusive of workers' "basic rights." "With someone with the power of the Governor

Chris Matthews: Is Bachmann The Manchurian Candidate?

MSNBC's Chris Matthews compares Rep. Michele Bachmann to the Manchurian candidate and asks if you flash her the Queen of diamonds if she will go in a "trance-like repetition"? "Is this mental or method? Is she methodically behaving like this or is the way her brain is working? I'm trying to figure out what is going on," Matthews said. "People do

WH "Considering" Tapping US Oil Reserves

With the conflict in Libya affecting gas prices, the White House may make a withdrawal from the nation's oil reserves.

Teachers Unions Explained

YouTube: A supporter of the teachers unions is questioned about her belief that the unions need more money and power.

Kucinich Warns Of "Consequences" For SecDef Gates Over Treatment Of Manning

"It would be a shame to have a blot on his record which suggested that he's supported human rights violations. There will be consequences under the law for Secretary Gates for continuing to be complicit in the way this soldier is being treated," Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) tells MSNBC.

Imam: Hearings On Extremism Will Fuel "Radicals In Muslim World"

Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf of the Ground Zero mosque warns the Congressional hearings on Muslim extremism will just spawn more radicals in the Middle East.

Wisconsin Dems Want Gov. Walker To Meet For "Negotiations"

Democratic Wisconsin State Senators want to meet Gov. Scott Walker near the border of Wisconsin and Illinois to discuss "negotiations." Democratic State Sen. Mark Miller sent a letter to Gov. Scotter Walker to meet for a meeting "as soon as possible to resume negotiations."

Should Last WWI Vet Get Capitol Rotunda Ceremony?

The family of Frank Buckles, the last known U.S. veteran of World War I who died last week, would like his body lie in state at the Capitol Rotunda, but their request has been rejected. David Dejonge, a spokesperson for the family, explains why they want Buckles to have that honor.

NBC's Mitchell: US Has Problem Of "Prejudice Fomenting An Anti-Muslim Fervor"

NBC's Andrea Mitchell reacts to Rep. Peter King's hearings on radical Islam in the United States: "Isn't there a larger problem here of prejudice fomenting an anti-Muslim fervor in the United States that we don't want to have and isn't justified at all?"

Obama: NATO Considering "Military Options" In Libya

"We've got NATO as we speak consulting in Brussels around a wide range of potential options, including potential military options, in response to the violence that continues to take place inside of Libya," President Obama said this morning.

Rep. King Previews Threat Of Homegrown Radical Islam

"I have no choice, I'm going through with the hearings. And they can yell in Times Square and they can get all the celebrities out that they want, I'm not going to stop. I'm not going to give in to political correctness, I'm going ahead," Rep. Peter King (R-NY) told FOX News earlier today.

Sarah Palin's Parents Fear For Her Safety

In an interview with the BBC, Sarah Palin's parents Sally and Chuck Heath say they are worried for her safety. Last week, a man from Pennsylvania who has been obsessed with the former Alaska Governor for some time was arrested in Anchorage, AK for violated a restraining order. According to

Romney: Obama Will Be A "One-Term" President

"Not since the days of Jimmy Carter have we had such a foreign policy vacuum in Washington. And it could not have come at a worse time," Former Gov. Mitt Romney (R-MA) said in New Hampshire this weekend.

Howard Dean: Don't Fine Absent Public Union Workers

Former DNC Chairman Howard Dean says the people of Wisconsin support the public unions than they do the Governor.

WH's Carney: No-Fly Zone In Libya Is "Being Discussed"

White House Jay Carney says the Obama administration is talking about a no-fly zone in Libya. Carney also says military assistance is still "on the table."

80-Year-Old Woman Inspired By Charlie Sheen Is "Winning"

Josie Dimples, an 80-year old woman, talks about the philosophy of "winning" and how it has changed her life.

Sarah Palin: Kathy Griffin Is A "Has-Been Comedienne"

Sarah Palin responds to Kath Griffin's attack on her 16-year-old daughter. Palin calls her a "50-year-old bully."

"60 Minutes" Profile On Christopher Hitchens

60 Minutes: He is considered one of the most influential writers of politics, literature, and popular culture wherever the English language is spoken or read. He is also ranked among its leading essayists and conversationalists and consi

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