October 21, 2011 Archives

October 21, 2011 Archives

Rubio Responds To Washington Post's "Outrageous" Claims

Freshman Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) responds to the Washington Post for claiming, without much proof, that his parents were not Cuban exiles. Rubio disputes that and explains how his parents were unable to go back to Cuba due to the Communist regime. "The essence of the story doesn’t need to be embellished. My parents were exiled. When I was born

Maher Says GOP Like Banks: "They Will Not Give A Black Man Credit"

HBO host Bill Maher said the GOP was like banks when it came to the death of Gaddafi. "They're like the banks, they will not give a black man credit!" he told his "Real Time" audience. "I gotta tell you, these Republicans, they will not give credit. They, they talked about this yesterday. They gave credit to the rebels, and to the British, and t

Bill Maher Panel Discusses Racism And How "Stupid" Herman Cain Is

On Friday's "Real Time," Bill Maher and his panel of Rachel Maddow, Tom Friedman, Joshua Green (of Bloomberg), and Toure (one-word name) discussed the presence of racism in situations where it may not be obvious. For example, Toure goes back to an argument Maher made a few weeks ago that

Herman Cain: Pro-Life From Conception

Herman Cain makes his position on abortion clear after some misunderstood what he said the other day. Cain said he is personally pro-choice, but does not believe in the federal government intervening.

Robert Reich: "The Flat Tax Is A Fraud"

Robert Reich says the flat tax is "absorb" and has been "over utilized" by Republicans.

Krauthammer: Cain Is "Incoherent" And "Winging It"

"I saw him on Stossel. On abortion, entirely incoherent. On the one hand, people ought to have choice, on the other, life is sacred from the very beginning and abortion ought to be illegal. This isn't a complicated issue. It's either one or the other, it can't be both. Stossel was simply stunned and if you combine it with the 9-9-9 stuff, it's not

Obama Announces U.S. Troops Will Leave Iraq By End Of Year

President Obama: "As a candidate for president, I pledged to bring the war in Iraq to a responsible end for the sake of our national security and to strengthen American leadership around the world. After taking office, I announced a new strategy that would end our combat mission in Iraq and remove all of our troops by the end of 2011. As command

Gov. Jindal Still Behind Rick Perry

Gov. Bobby Jindal (R-Louisiana) on "Hannity." "Absolutely," Jindal said when asked if he was still supporting Rick Perry. "This is going to be a long-term fight for the nomination. That's a good thing, by the way Sean. For too long, we have preordained the nominee in the Republican party. I think a heated and an open contest of ideas is as good

Washington Post's Milbank Defends Article Attacking Rubio's Heritage

Dana Milbank of the Washington Post joins The Last Word to defend a story written by the paper that says Rubio's parents weren't really exiles of Cuba.

Bashir: "Do You Think Herman Cain Can Spell The Word Iraq?"

On Friday, Martin Bashir asked one of his liberal guests, "Do you think Herman Cain can spell the word 'Iraq?'" (source: Newsbusters)

MSNBC's Ed: Right Won't Acknowledge Success Of Obama's Foreign Policy

ED SCHULTZ: "How many terrorists does the president have to take down? How many more dictators does he have to take down with NATO before the Republicans will give the president any credit at all without political calculation involved? This is another reason why those protestors are out in the streets of our country. It is to divide. Bay of Pigs. D

Carney On Fisker Controversy: Government Loan Not For Factory In Finland

Jake Tapper, ABC News: I was wondering if you could comment on a report -- a Brian Ross report about the $529 million loan to a company called Fisker to make electric cars, but there is no facility in the United States that could make them, so they’re being manufactured in Finland. Jay Carney: I’d be delighted to answer that, because, as was

Brewer: Obama "Hasn't Done What He Has Promised To Do"

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer talks about immigration, housing and other issues with Greta Van Susteren.

O'Reilly On Gaddafi: You Live By The Sword, You Die By The Sword

Bill O'Reilly discusses the death of Muammar Gaddafi and America's role in combating dictators across the world. "The hard truth is we can't impose justice and morality on the world," he said.

Biden 2016? VP Says "I'll Make Up My Mind On That Later"

"I'll make up my mind on that later," Vice President Joe Biden said in an interview with CNN's Candy Crowley. "I'm in one of the, probably the best shape I've been in in my life" I'm doing pretty well. I'm enjoying what I'm doing, and as long as I do, I'm going to continue to do it," he said.

O'Donnell: Libya Is A "Victory For President Obama"

Lawrence O'Donnell and his panel discuss the end of the Gaddafi regime and what it means for President Obama.

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