November 20, 2013 Archives

November 20, 2013 Archives

Former President George W. Bush Appears On "The Tonight Show" With Jay Leno

Former President George W. Bush discusses his refusal to criticize President Obama, his painting hobby, his work with wounded veterans and more on NBC's The Tonight Show with host Jay Leno. Former First Lady Laura Bush also makes an appearance.

Ted Cruz vs. CNN Anchor On Obamacare: "I Appreciate Your Trying To Lecture Me"

CHRIS CUOMO, CNN: Obamacare, the rollout is a fiasco. You say you believe you feel vindicated because to you this proves that you were right about the law, correct? SEN. TED CRUZ (R-TX): Well, the people who I think are vindicated are the millions of Americans all across this country who spoke up and who said this law isn't working. It is a dis

Bill O'Reilly: Sarah Palin Won't Come On My Show, "She Just Wants To Give A Speech"

BILL O'REILLY: Let's just be frank here. You want to be frank, Howard? You want to be honest? Sarah Palin won't do this program. She won't come on the program because she doesn't want to mix it up. She doesn't. She wants to give a speech, and nobody gives speeches here. Okay? So she doesn't come on. We invited her on tonight. You're here instead. B

Judge Napolitano to Juan Williams: "You've Abandoned The Notion That The Constitution Means What It Says"

JUDGE ANDREW NAPOLITANO: Juan, fasten your seat belt. The federal government should stay within the confines of the constitution. The constitution does not authorize the federal government to have anything whatsoever to do with healthcare. So, Obamacare should be abolished along with Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security, but the people who are on

Limbaugh: What If Krauthammer Talked About Defecating Into Obama's Mouth?

RUSH LIMBAUGH: The latest thing to happen on MSNBC, Martin Bashir last Friday got mad at Sarah Palin because she said something he didn't like about Obamacare. She compared Obamacare and the Obama economy to the equ

Fireworks: MSNBCer Accuses Opponent Of Using "White Privilege To Silence A Black Man"

On MSNBC's "Martin Bashir Live" this afternoon, Matt Lewis of the Daily Caller pushed back against the network's narrative that Republican opposition to President Obama is due to his race. Lewis got in a heated argument with MSNBC contributor Michael Eric Dyson who accused the conservative writer of using his "white privilege to silence a black

McConnell On Obamacare: Dems Did Everything They Could To Keep People In The Dark

U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell made the following remarks on the Senate floor regarding the predictable consequences of Obamacare: McCONNELL: “In recent weeks, we’ve seen a lot of handwringing on the other side of the aisle over Obamacare, a little shock here, a little dismay there, and more than a little feigned o

FOX News: Top White House Aides Knew Of Obamacare Glitches Prior To Rollout

According to documents released to FOX News, several high-ranking CMS (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services) officials warned the White House about technical difficulties surrounding the Obamacare website. Ed Henry reports. ED HENRY: Confidential documents obtained by FOX News suggest that people inside the administration -- just

Sen. Tim Scott Refuses To Endorse Lindsey Graham

VAN JONES: He just mentioned Lindsey Graham, the great Lindsey Graham of your state. SEN. TIM SCOTT (R-SC): Yes. JONES: Are you supporting him for reelection? SCOTT: You know, as you three have heard recently, I am up for re -- up for reelection myself. I'm going to make sure that Tim Scott gets out -- (LAUGHTER) (CROSSTALK) SC

Rand Paul: Chris Christie Is "Embracing Obamacare"

BURNETT: I'm a practicing one. That sounds like a religion. Of course, you know Jeb Bush is in favor of comprehensive immigration reform. New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has said people should be able to marry whoever they want to marry. Do those two gentlemen fit your definition of a conservative? PAUL: You know, I don't think any one person

Small Business Owner To Congress: Obamacare Is Driving Me To Drink

SHEILA SALTER: When I hear people talk about oh, you know, go to the exchanges, shop, shop, shop. You have one plan, okay? That plan includes the benefits listed in the left-hand column. Now you can see Sheila’s plan. Sheila’s plan was the one that I chose. I chose my services. I’ve done that all these years. I chose those services, chose tha

Christie: "People Are Tired Of Focus Group Tested, Blow-Dried Answers"

GOV. CHRIS CHRISTIE (R-NJ): I mean with all due respect that's part of the problem with the culture here, that somebody thinks that I could solve Obamacare in 14. minutes. And solve the health care crisis in 14 minutes. And then I got 30 seconds on, you know, Iran and 22 seconds on Syria. You know? We'll solve the whole thing, let's carve it up.

CBS News: Obama's Approval Rating Sinks To 37%

CBS News: Obamacare backing has dropped 12 points in a month; Obama's approval rating is on par with George W. Bush at this point in his presidency.

"Special Report" Panel Reacts To News That WH Knew Obamacare Launch Would Flop

Nina Easton, Charles Krauthammer, and Mara Liasson discuss.

Obama: Republicans Making It Difficult To Fix Obamacare Glitches

PRESIDENT OBAMA: The last point I'll make is that in terms of expectation setting, there's no doubt that in an environment in which we had to fight tooth and nail to get this passed, it ended up being passed on a partisan basis -- not for lack of trying, because I met with an awful lot of Republicans to try to get them to go along -- but because th

Obamacare Website Crashes While Sebelius Tries To Sign Someone Up

WFOR-TV Orlando: Seven weeks to the day since the troubled website was launched, HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius was in Miami, meeting with so-called “navigators” who are helping the public get signed up for coverage. The secretary met Carmen Salero who was trying to sign up online. As the secretary and Salero made small talk,

O'Reilly: The Folks May Finally Be Turning Against Obama

BILL O'REILLY: So you can see there is more chaos on the horizon. And every American will feel it. We are a country that depends on a robust economy. We don't have one. President Obama vowed to make national health insurance mandates work. So far, the new law is a disaster.

Obama: The Difference Between Democrats And Republicans Is "Not That Wide" Ideologically

BARACK OBAMA: In my conversations with Republicans, I actually think the divide is not that wide. So what we just have to do is find a pathway where Republicans in the House in particular feel comfortable enough about process that they can go ahead and meet us. This, by the way, Gerry (sp), I think is a good example of something that’s been s

Fmr. Rep. Bart Stupak: I Don't Regret My Vote For Obamacare

“No, I don’t regret the vote," fmr. Rep. Bart Stupak, a pro-life Democrat, said about his controversial vote in favor of Obamacare that cost him another term. "I’m proud to vote. I always felt that health care should be a right, not a privilege in this country — one of the reasons why I ran for Congress. I’m glad to have helped accomplish

Obama: "I'd Like To Believe" GOP Recognizes Shutdown Was A Bad Strategy

PRESIDENT OBAMA: I think that the way our system is set up is like a loaded gun. And once people thought we can get leverage on policy disputes by threatening default, that was an extraordinarily dangerous precedent. And that’s a principle that I had to adhere to, not just for me but for the next president, that you’re not going to be able to t

Maddow: Right Wing Abandons Facts To Bash Obama

Rachel Maddow reports on the latest example of Obama Derangement Syndrome in right-wing media - outrage over the president’s reading of the Gettysburg Address.

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