January 29, 2015 Archives

January 29, 2015 Archives

Krauthammer: Republicans Ought To Pass Own Budget, Send It To Obama, Have Him Veto It And Reimpose Sequester

BRET BAIER: Charles, It's interesting the way the president appears to be positioning this, to split Republicans, and to use, to raise taxes and to use that money elsewhere. Meanwhile, he touts deficit reduction, which largely could be pointing to the sequester. CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER: Well, the entire idea that he's the big deficit cutter is ridi

Attkisson: If You Cross Obama Admin They Will Treat You Like "Enemies Of The State"

Former CBS investigative correspondent testifies at the confirmation hearing for Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch: SHARYL ATTKISSON: In 2013, Reporters Without Borders downgraded America's standing in the global free press rankings, rating the Obama administration as worse than Bush's. It matters not that when caught the govern

NBC's Ayman Mohyeldin: Chris Kyle Was A "Racist" On A "Killing Spree"

NBC foreign correspondent Ayman Mohyeldin tells the Morning Joe roundtable how he sees 'American Sniper' Chris Kyle. MOHYELDIN: A lot of his stories when he was back home in Texas, a lot of his own personal opinions about what he was doing in Iraq, how he viewed Iraqis. Some of what people have described as his racist tendenci

Dick Cavett: Sarah Palin "Seems To Have No First Language"

"By the way, you made me realize right now what it is about Sarah Palin. She seems to have no first language," former American talk show host Dick Cavett said on Thursday's broadcast of MSNBC's Hardball. This elicited a laugh from host Chris Matthews. Cavett hosted The Dick Cavett Show in various formats and timeslots between 19

Charles Krauthammer: Hillary's Message Is "Hillaryness"

A.B. STODDARD, THE HILL: There is actual a little bit of a dust-up in Hillaryland this afternoon. Reports came out on CNN that there is some disagreement about waiting another three months that maybe April is better than July because it seems if you wait because "there is simply no rush" it looks more and more like a coronation and that she is not

Caddell: "I Have Never Seen A President Occupying Himself In His Own Fantasy World"

PAT CADDELL, FMR. DEMOCRATIC POLLSTER: When I watched the State of the Union address at the end when the president talked about how people shouldn't demonize the other side and how you shouldn't be fundraising all the time. It dawned on me that this man in his own bizarre world. Look, we've had presidents who were competent or incompetent. We've ha

Jon Stewart Mocks Obama For Rushing To Saudi Arabia, But Not To France

Jon Stewart takes a shot at the Koch brothers for pledging nearly $1 billion in the 2016 presidential election cycle. He then goes on to slam Obama for cutting his trip to India short to go to the funeral of Saudi King Abdullah.

McCain To Demonstrators: "Shut Up Or I'll Have You Arrested," "Get Out Of Here You Low Life Scum"

About a dozen anti-war protesters interrupted a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing with former Secs. of State Henry Kissinger, Madeleine Albright, and George Shultz on Capitol Hill this morning. "In the name of the people" of Chile, Vietnam, East Timur, Cambodia and Laos, they chanted "arrest Henry Kissinger for war crimes" until they were dra

Earnest: Important To Draw Distinction Between "Dangerous Organization" Taliban And al Qaeda

At Thursday's White House press briefing, Jon Karl of ABC News' hammered returning press secretary Josh Earnest on what his deputy said about the Taliban at yesterday's briefing. Deputy White House press secretary Eric Schultz, filling in for Earnest,

Karl Grills Earnest on If Iran Negotiations Will Go On For Another Round: "We'll See"

JON KARL, ABC NEWS: If the March 24 deadline to get a deal with the Iranians is a bright line deadline. You know the complaint from many who are critical of the negotiation process that it will drag on and the Iranians will use this to buy time. It has already been extended before, are we through with extensions, is this a real deadline? March 24.

Sgt. Dakota Meyer: You Can Disagree With The War, But Don't Go Against Those Who Fought It On Their Behalf

NEIL CAVUTO, FOX NEWS: Sergeant Meyer, something I realized talking to this U.S. decorated sniper, was this idea that snipers now have been vilified. You heard that Governor Jesse Ventura said about the character in the sniper movie. His was no hero, was a liar and but that we're turning on our version of real heroes and that whether it's Howard De

Robinson: Obama Hasn't Refused To Acknowledge That GOP Has Good Ideas, Look At Obamacare

EUGENE ROBINSON, WASHINGTON POST: I think we've had, since Woodrow Wilson, quite a few presidents who were sure that they were right and who were sure that others were wrong. I think if you look at the way President Obama has approached his agenda, his ideas, for example, he wanted to do universal health care, he picked a Republican idea that came

Scarborough: Why American Sniper Has Done Well At The Box Office

MSNBC: The film "American Sniper" has made over $200M at the box office, and its depiction of late Navy SEAL Chris Kyle is causing what some have called a "culture war." The Morning Joe panel discusses. "Morning Joe" contributor Willie Geist said this about the film: GEIST: It wasn't a commentary about the war. It wasn't about th

O'Reilly: Another High Level Official Says Obama Has "No Plan" To Defeat Terrorism

BILL O'REILLY: Former defense intelligence agency chief Lt. General Michael Flynn slammed the White House for not having a strategy to fight the jihad; also for refusing to use the term Islamic militants. General Flynn saying, quote: "You cannot defeat an enemy you do not admit exists", unquote. Flynn who worked for President Obama now joins a h

Steve Deace: "The Guy" For Conservatives In Iowa

The radio host gives Scott Conroy an inside story on the Iowa GOP.

Billionaire Jeff Greene: You Don't Have To Adjust Down Expectations of the Future

Billionaire real estate investor Jeff Greene has been criticized for saying Americans need reinvent their wasteful lifestyle after Bloomberg reported that he said "America's lifestyle expectations are far too high." Greene told CNBC he was misquoted and does not think Americans have to adjust their expectations downward. JEFF GREEN

Fox Contributor: Obama May Try To Blame Congress When Iran Negotiations Fail

STUART VARNEY, FOX BUSINESS: That's what the president says, give us more time. So please, you people in Congress, do not impose fresh new tough sanctions now, no you've got to give me some more time. Where are the Democrats? ... RICHARD GRENELL: I think the media has been giving Sen. Menendez too much credit, he hasn't been that tough on th

Lawrence O'Donnell: "I Don't Actually Believe" A Lot Of Statements In Chris Kyle's Work

LAWRENCE O'DONNELL, MSNBC: This is always the lesson of movies are not history books and there’s never been a historical movie, movie based on a true story that has ever been completely accurate… [American Sniper] has invented characters, some of the most important characters in the dynamics in the movie, which are the villains, are invented an

"Nightly Show" Panel Takes on Dark Money In Politics

Larry talks "dark money" and democracy with panelists Zephyr Teachout, David Webb, Hari Kondabolu and Ted Alexandro.

Hayes: Greece's Syriza Is "Real Deal," the "Most Seismic Political Victory" In E.U. History

For years, Greece has been living its own Great Depression. This weekend, Greeks finally said enough is enough and elected the far-left Syriza party to end austerity and reform the budget. According to Chris Hayes it is "like if the occupy movement took control of the government" in the U.S., and it is terrifying for Europe’s bankers. Does this h

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