December 8, 2013 Archives

December 8, 2013 Archives

MSNBC's Melissa Harris Perry Likens "Derogatory Term" Obamacare To The N-Word

MELISSA HARRIS-PERRY, MSNBC: I want to talk today about a controversial word. It’s a word that has been with us for years. And like it or not, it’s indelibly printed in the pages of American history. A word that was originally intended as a derogatory term, meant to shame and divide and demean. The word was conceived of by a group of wealthy wh

George Will: Obama Complaining About The Difficulties Of Big Government "Highly Amusing"

GEORGE WILL: The education of this president is a protracted and often amusing process as it was this week. As he continues to alight upon the obvious with a sense of profound and original discovery, he’s alighting on what is obvious to governors. This is really why governors more often than Senators as president. The president is saying the

FNC's Political Insiders: Dem Desperation, U.S. Weakness, Income, Obamacare & More

Pat Caddell, Doug Schoen and former Rep. John LeBoutillier (R-NY) discuss Obamacare & millenials, Obama's failure in selling the healthcare plan, income inequality, the minimum wage, Iran, Israel, Obama's second-term agenda and his latest approval rating. (via Johnny Dollar) SCHOEN: T

Rand Paul: Extending Unemployment Benefits Would Be A "Disservice"

WALLACE: Senator, let me ask you a direct question. Do you personally, do you support extending unemployment benefits, or would you let 1.3 million Americans lose those benefits before the end of the year? PAUL: I do support unemployment benefits for the 26 weeks that they're paid for. If you extend it beyond that, you do a disservice to these w

Walter E. Williams: Obama Incompetent, "Beyond Learning"

NEWSMAX: President Barack Obama will never able to learn from the late Nelson Mandela about how to properly govern a nation, says Walter E. Williams, a syndicated columnist and economist at George Mason University. "He's beyond learning. He has another agenda and, firstly, I don't think Obama is his own man," Williams told "The Steve Malzberg Sh

Ezekiel Emanuel: If You Want To Pay More For Your Doctor, You Can Do That

CHRIS WALLACE, HOST: President Obama famously promised, if you like your doctor you can keep your doctor. Doesn't that turn out to be just as false, just as misleading, as his promise about if you like your plan you can keep your plan? Isn't it a fact, sir, that a number, most, in fact, of the Obamacare health plans that are being offered on the ex

"SNL" Spoofs MSNBC's Al Sharpton Talking About "Healthcare Point Gov"

Saturday Night Live: Al Sharpton welcomes unpaid Huffington Post contributor Peter Douchet to Politics Nation to discuss the progress of President Obama's healthcare website.

"Meet The Press" Panel: Problems Plaguing Obama Administration

Tom Brokaw, Al Sharpton, Paul Gigot and Katty Kay discuss Obamacare, unemployment, and other challenges plaguing the president in his second term.

Matalin: "Biggest Challenge Of Our Time Is Not Income Inequality, It Is Job Creation"

MARY MATALIN: Can I -- please, 7 percent unemployment, the new normal. If the labor force participation rate were really calculated in there were was what it was in the pre-recession, we would be somewhere between 9 percent and 11 percent of unemployment. This is the worse recovery in almost seven decades. The duration of unemployment. These are no

"Fox News Sunday" Panel: Obama Pivots To Economy, The Ills of Obamacare

Chris Wallace hosts Brit Hume, Julie Pace, George Will, and Juan Williams in a discussion about Obamacare, the problem that never seems to go away. 

"Reliable Sources" Panel: Martin Bashir Resigns

Eric Deggans, Paul Farhi, Jane Hall & Brian Stelter assess the fallout from the MSNBC host's controversial comments.

James Baker: Reagan Regretted South Africa Sanctions Veto

Former Secretary of State James Baker said on Face the Nation that former President Ronald Reagan regretted his veto of sanctions on South Africa's government during apartheid.

"This Week" Roundtable: Income Inequality, Jobs, Economy, Hillary, Mandela

Matthew Dowd, James Carville, Mary Matalin, and Michael Eric Dyson discuss the economic "recovery" in the U.S. and discuss South African leader Nelson Mandela's legacy.

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