May 23, 2014 Archives

May 23, 2014 Archives

Krauthammer: Obama's "Government Knows Best" Attitude Prevents Reform in VA

CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER: If you are non-ideological, if you brought in some experts and say how do you attack the problem right now? You give everybody on the list a voucher to go anywhere they want and they'll get their care within days. And if the budget won't hold it, then you do a separate appropriation. I can't see anybody in Congress who would op

Pelosi on VA Scandal: When We Go To War, We Should Think About Its Consequences

REP. NANCY PELOSI (D-CA): Maybe when we go into war, we should be thinking about its consequences and its ramifications. You would think that would be a given, but maybe it wasn't. And so, we go in a war in Afghanistan, leave Afghanistan for Iraq with unfinished business in Afghanistan. Ten years later, we have all of these additional veterans. In

Howard Dean: Republicans "Doing A Lot Of Fundraising Off Four Dead Americans"

HOWARD DEAN: Well, first of all, let's not forget the roots of Politico is on the right. It was financed by Joe Allbritton, who was a right-wing Texan before he passed away. Second of all, this is the worst kind of Washington story, it's completely unsourced. For all we know, they're making it up. Not unprecedented. So I would discount the idea tha

Eugene Robinson: What Sen. Rockefeller Said About Republican Racism Is "Objectively True"

JOE SCARBOROUGH: Gene Robinson, Democrats have used the race card before. Republicans have played the race card before. This is not something new. You expect more, though, from Jay Rockefeller who was around

Sarah Palin Gives Commencement Address At New Hope High School

Governor Sarah Palin delivered the commencement speech to the graduates of Alabama's New Hope High School. (via The Right Scoop)

Ben Carson, MSNBC's Chris Hayes Face Off on Race, A Post-White America

MSNBC: Chris Hayes is joined by Dr. Ben Carson, Heather McGhee and Telemundo’s Jose Diaz-Balart for a polite conversation about post-white America. "The skin has very little to do with who that person is," Carson said. "And it is just something that we have just allowed to define us and it really has very little to do with who a person is."

Gohmert on Dems Blaming Bush For VA: We Lost More Troops in Afghanistan Under Obama

REP. LOUIE GOHMERT (R-TX): Let me also comment, Eric, on something our former Speaker has said where she is saying well, you know, the VA is just overrun, that maybe president -- she's basically saying President Bush should have counted the costs before he went to war. Well, let me tell you, let me talk about just comment on that cost. President Bu

Jon Stewart: America Has Long History of F*cking Over Our Veterans

JON STEWART: Let's pretend that this current VA crisis is an anomaly created by one unusually callous and ineffective president, but that would be just pretend. Or, on this Memorial Day weekend eve, we can finally admit that America has had, for over 200 years, a great bipartisan tradition of honoring those who have fought for our freedom by f*ckin

Ed Schultz: Sarah Palin Is The Authority On Laziness

MSNBC: Earning the title of Ed Schultz’s “Pretender,” half-term Governor Sarah Palin criticizes President Obama for “being lazy,” forgetting she failed to complete her job.

Alan Colmes: It Is Difficult For Obama To Admit Mistakes

ALAN COLMES: I don't think it's on his radar. He has been involved in other things. I just think his focus has been elsewhere. In terms of someone like Shinseki, I don't know that he deserves to resign or not yet, but that may be the case. I don't think the president likes to fire people. I don't think he likes to confront people. >> it's obvious w

"Special Report" Panel on Democratic Reaction to VA Scandal

Charles Krauthammer, A.B. Stoddard and Nina Easton discuss.

Bill O'Reilly: The Left Rallies To Save President Obama

FOX News: The Veterans Affairs scandal is taking a big toll on President Obama, but the left seems to be rallying to save him. Tonight in his Talking Points Memo, Bill O’Reilly said it’s hard for Obama supporters to defend the VA debacle, but not impossible.

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