August 13, 2012 Archives

August 13, 2012 Archives

Coulter: Liberals "Don't Love The Poor; They Hate The Rich"

"On this class warfare I keep hearing about, it's like Eva Peron saying, 'I don't love the poor, I hate the rich.' It is not going to help to raise taxes on the rich," Ann Coulter said on FOX News' "Hannity" tonight. "This is the anniversary of Ronald Reagan's tax cuts -- when he slashed taxes, there was lot to cut, he increased the revenue to t

Mark Levin: "People Are Getting Sick And Tired Of Obama"

"The American people are living this nightmare," nationally syndicated radio talk show host Mark Levin said on Neil Cavuto's FOX News show today. "So, Obama can put hundreds of millions of dollars of ads, his union buddies can do the same thing. But they know what's going on with unemployment." "The fact of the matter is they can do all their li

Dan Rather: Paul Ryan Is "Toxic" For The Ticket

"I've been covering politics since way before Tim Tebow was born," Dan Rather, the disgraced former anchor for CBS' "Evening News" said on the Monday night broadcast of MSNBC's "Rachel Maddow" program. "But these things unfold as time goes on. And while right now Ryan looks like he is toxic for the ticket, it could be as we get deeper in the campai

Wasserman Schultz vs. Blitzer On How Ryan's Reform Plan Hurts Seniors

DNC chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.) tries to explain how Paul Ryan's plan to reform Medicare would hurt current seniors. Wasserman Schultz is challenged by CNN's Wolf Blitzer in a fierce debate.

Chris Matthews vs. Sununu On Paul Ryan, His Budget

Former New Hampshire governor and Romney campaign surrogate John Sununu defends Mitt Romney’s vice presidential choice, and shares his thoughts on what Paul Ryan adds to the ticket. (Hardball)

Axelrod Says Obama Hasn't Cut Medicare; Cutter Proud Of Medicare Cuts

Obama campaign Senior Adviser David Axelrod contradicts Deputy Campaign Manager Stephanie Cutter on President Obama cutting nearly three quarters of a trillion dollars from Medicare. David Axelrod on saying Obama cut $700 billion from Medicare: "You're repeating what is a misstatement by the Republicans. I would call it a lie." Stephanie Cutt

Paul Ryan Heckled At First Solo Campaign Event At Iowa State Fair

Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan gets heckled as he stumps solo in Des Moines, Iowa, at the state fair.

Halperin: Pro-Obama Press Corps Also Like Paul Ryan

"I'll tell you another constituency he has, almost every national political reporter knows Paul Ryan, likes Paul Ryan, more than they do Mitt Romney. And that gives Romney a little bit of an edge that he was missing, which is pro-Obama in the press corps," TIME's Mark Halperin said on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" today.

Limbaugh: "Best Republican" Paul Ryan Makes Campaign About Issues

RUSH: No, no, I was not surprised. I actually wasn't surprised by this. Folks, I gotta tell you something. I've been trying to think, honestly, objectively think the whole weekend. And I'm gonna ask you. Maybe I'm forgetting something. I don't recall a vice presidential pick which has so energized the party. I don't remember a vice president

Obama In Iowa: Tell Paul Ryan To Do Something About The Drought

President Obama: Right now, folks here in Iowa and across the heartland, we're suffering from one of the worst droughts in 50 years. Farmers, ranchers, depend on a good crop season to pay the bills, and put a roof over their heads, and I know things are tough right now. The best way to help these states is for the folks in Congress to pass a fa

Scaborough On Paul Ryan: "There Could Not Be A Better Pick For Me"

“Guys that — yes, were conservative socially, but we talked about the budget, we came to Washington because of the budget,” Joe Scarborough said. “We are driven by the fears of the budget deficit. So Paul Ryan, there could not be a better pick for me.” “I will tell you, this is the first time that the Republican Party, the national R

Michelle Obama "Most Proud" Of ObamaCare

"I was on a plane when the Supreme Court decision came down with my team and the young people on the plane, a lot of the kids 25 or so, they grieved the sigh of relief because I didn't realize that several of them had preexisting conditions," first lady Michelle Obama said on the "Tonight Show."

FLASHBACK: Erskine Bowles: Ryan Budget Is "Sensible, Honest, Serious"

Erskine Bowles on the Ryan Budget, September 8, 2011 - University of North Carolina

Obama In Iowa: "Michelle Has Told Me I Cannot Have A Fried Twinkie"

Obama campaigns in Iowa, talks about visiting the state fair: "I think that I'm going to end at the state fair. Michelle has told me I cannot have a fried twinkie. But I will be checking out the butter cow and I understand this year there is a chocolate moose. I'm going to have to take a look at that if I can. The last time I went to the state fair

Waxman: Ryan Thinks The Market And People Can Take Care Of Themselves

Congressman Henry Waxman (D-Calif) gives his reaction to Mitt Romney's running mate choice of Rep. Paul Ryan. Congressman Waxman says, Rep. Ryan is "a true believer" who believes the market and people can take care of themselves. Rep. Waxman says that he "is not happy" with the prospect the Rep. Ryan has the potential to be President. He says that

Burton Defends Cancer Ad: "Not One Fact In That Ad That's Wrong"

Priorities USA's Bill Burton defends their cancer ad. TRANSCRIPT: ANDREA MITCHELL, MSNBC: What about the fact that Mitt Romney left Bain Capital before this woman ended up being fired? She had other health insurance, there was a gap between when she was fired and when she was diagnosed. There are just so many flaws in the premise of that ad.

Obama: "A New Vision Of An America In Which Prosperity Is Shared"

"Too many folks still don't have a sense that tomorrow will be better than today. And so, the question in this election is which way do we go?" President Obama asked at a fundraiser in Chicago on Sunday. "Do we go forward towards a new vision of an America in which prosperity is shared?" Obama asked. "Or do we go backward to the same policies th

Gibbs: Cancer Ad Has Been "Perpetuated" By The Romney Campaign

“Let me tell you. This has been perpetuated mostly by the Romney campaign. Let me tell you this, Chuck, the Romney campaign long ago gave up their opinion to be pious on this ad and any ad," Obama campaign adviser Robert Gibbs said on MSNBC this morning.

Wasserman Schultz: I Knew That Priorities USA Was Democratic

“Soledad, of course I know the Priorities USA super PAC is a Democratic-affiliated super PAC,” Wasserman Schultz said. “But the point I was trying to make was that ad was produced by a separate organization, an organization that we don’t coordinate with, that we have nothing to do with.”

MSNBC Host: Ryan Quoting Jefferson "Lovely" For "A Wealthy White Man"

“The thing I really have against him is actually how he and Gov. Romney have misused the Declaration of Independence,” MSNBC host Melissa Harris Perry said on Saturday in reaction to the the Paul Ryan decision. “I’m deeply irritated by their notion that the ‘pursuit of happiness’ means money for the richest and that we extricate the cap

CBS Edits Out Ryan Talking About Mom On Medicare In "60 Minutes" Interview

The above video clip was edited out of the interview CBS aired on last night's "60 Minutes" where Bob Scheiffer interviewed Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan. Hot Air

Restore Our Future TV Ad: "Another Month"

Another month. Even more Americans jobless. If you had President Obama's record, what would you do? Would you Joke? [President Obama: "Shovel ready was not as...shovel ready as we expected"]. Deny reality? [President Obama: "We tried our plan and it worked"]. Even insist? [President Obama: "The private sector is doing fine"].

Obama To NASA: "If In Fact You Do Make Contact With Martians, Please Let Me Know Right Away"

"If in fact you do make contact with Martians, please let me know right away. I've got a lot of things on my plate, but I expect that will go to the top of the list," President Obama said to the NASA team in charge of the Mars rover.

Obama Jokes To NASA: "I've Thought About Getting a Mohawk Myself"

President Obama speaks with NASA about how they inspire kids to learn science and jokes about "getting a mohawk" like Systems Engineer Bobak Ferdowsi's. Obama says, "I understand there’s a special mohawk guy that’s working on the mission. I, in the past, thought about getting a mohawk myself."

Axelrod: Paul Ryan A "Certifiable Right-Wing Ideologue"

"There's no doubt that I think the appointment...has thrilled the base of the Republican party - the Tea Party Republicans, the social conservatives because Congressman Ryan is a certifiable right-wing ideologue," David Axelrod said on "CBS This Morning." "I saw that kind of excitement four years ago, Anthony, when John McCain appointed Sarah P

Romney Ad: "Obama Has A Long History Of Opposing Work For Welfare"

Ad transcript: Do you support work for welfare? Barack Obama has a long history of opposing work for welfare. On July 12, Obama quietly ended work requirements for welfare. You wouldn't have to work and wouldn't have to train for a job. Mitt Romney strongly believes work must be part of welfare. The Romney Plan for a Stronger Middle Class:

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