September 19, 2011 Archives

September 19, 2011 Archives

Hume: Why Is Obama Pushing Legislative Losers?

Brit Hume: "For the second time in a week, President Obama has presented a plan that cannot possibly pass and that he almost certainly does not expect to pass. "Last week's jobs bill was simply another stimulus of the kind that he and the his party rammed through two years ago and which has manifestly failed to do what the White House said it wo

Moore: Those Who Voted For Obama Will Not Be "Excited About Voting Again"

Michael Moore tells Rachel Maddow that Americans are "much more liberal" than the pundits given them "credit for being." "The American public, as you've pointed out many times on this show, much more liberal than the beltway pundits give America credit for being. When you look at the actual issues, the American public takes the liberal position

Sperling: "This Isn't About Class Warfare, It's About Shared Sacrifice"

"I think this was a deficit reduction plan and American jobs act that he proposed earlier that does speak his values but it is very much speaks to the mainstream of the United States. The mainstream of American workers out there. As you just said, the overwhelming number of people in our country believe that if you're going to do long term deficit

Mark Levin: Obama Rewrites History So He Gets No Blame

"Profligate spending in Washington? Profligate spending in Washington? He's defining himself, but just notice how he approaches all of this. That he has nothing to do with it, that he's above it all and he's trying to fix what other people have done over the last 10 years," Levin said while commenting on

Will: No Evidence Obama "Has Rhetorical Powers That He's Relying On"

"His default position is give a speech. He has astonishing faith in his persuasive powers. It's refuted by evidence. He went to Massachusetts to campaign against Scott Brown. Brown is now senator. He went to New Jersey to campaign against Chris Christie, who is now governor. He went to Virginia to campaign against Bob McDonnell, who is now governo

Breitbart To The Left: "Bring It On"

"They have Janeane Garofalo ..." Breitbart slams public-sector unions and violence that has been reported recently.

Carney: Obama Is Cleaning Up "Elephant Tent" Left By Bush

"The president spoke and has spoken clearly about the decisions that were taken in the previous administration that took surpluses and turned them into deficits — massive deficits, and they include the two tax cuts; they include an unfunded Medicare prescription drug program; they include two wars put on credit cards. "We’ve spent a lot of t

Robert Reich: Taxing Millionaires Is A "Moral Battle"

Former Labor Secretary Robert Reich is upset that the top 1% are taking home 20% of total income.

Emmy Host Jane Lynch Makes Fun Of Tea Party, Implies It Is Racist

"You know we're raising a little girl here in Hollywood, but it's a pretty normal existence for our kids. Our kids are everywhere. Yesterday my daughter had a tea party with her little friends and it was so cute. They complained about taxes, called Obama a communist and wondered how the Latina kid got in?" Jane Lynch said. Lynch was the host of thi

Fineman: GOP Always Cries "Class Warfare" When Taxes Are Brought Up

MSNBC political analyst Howard Fineman talks about President Barack Obama’s economic plan.

Boehner: America Has a Spending Problem

"I don’t think I would describe class warfare as leadership. America has a spending problem. The government continues to spend more money than what we have and I don’t believe it makes any sense to tax the very people that we expect to invest in our economy, help grow our economy, and to create jobs in America," House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH

Carney Responds To "Political Posturing" Claims From GOP: "Look In The Mirror"

White House press secretary Jay Carney reacts to the Republicans accusing President Obama of "political posturing." "i think that that is rich, as an assertion. We have been clear from the beginning, this president has been clear from the beginning of this process that he is willing to make tough decisions that are not easy for Democrats. The ch

"Patriotic Millionaires" Ad Pushes Buffett Rule

A new ad by the "Patriotic Millionaires" group goes after Congressional GOP members who are millionaires.

LightSquared Founder Denies Ties With WH, Political Favors

FOX News reports: Philip Falcone, majority shareholder in LightSquared, joined Megyn Kelly to respond to criticism that the FCC may have given the company

Medal of Honor Recipient Recalls Deadly Ambush

After several requests for help from his ambushed unit were denied, Dakota Meyer took matters into his own hands, to try and save his trapped comrades in Afghanistan. His efforts earned him the Medal of Honor. CBS' David Martin reports.

Obama: "This Is Not Class Warfare ... The Money's Going To Have To Come From Someplace"

"Either we ask the wealthiest Americans to pay their fair share in taxes or we're going to have to ask seniors to pay more for Medicare. We can't afford to do both. Either we gut education or medical research or we've got to reform the tax code so the most profitable corporations have to give up tax loopholes that other companies don't get. We can'

Ed Rollins: More Examples Of Perry Cronyism To Come To Light

Campaign advisor Ed Rollins talks about Rep. Michele Bachmann’s decision to continue to attack Rick Perry for the HPV vaccine he signed into law, calling it “dangerous.”

Obama Proposes $1.5 Trillion In New Taxes: It's About Fairness

"It is our responsibility to put country before party. It is our responsibility to do what is right the future. That is what this debate is about and it is not about numbers on a ledger or figures on a spreadsheet. It is about the economic future of this country. It's about whether we will do what it takes to create jobs, growth and opportunity whi

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