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Zakaria: Bush to blame for unresolved Middle East conflict

Fareed Zakaria joined Jon Stewart to talk about terrorism and conflict in the Middle East. Zakaria noted that most people accept the idea of a two-state solution between Israel and Palestine. Zakaria said that president Bush was partially to blame for the lack of resolution. “The odd thing is at…

McClellan: Bush legacy project lacks candor

Former Bush White House Press Secretary Scott McClellan talks Keith Olbermann about whether President Bush has enough time in his final days in office to rewrite his legacy or has that whole project failed as well. This video is from MSNBC’s Countdown, broadcast Jan. 14, 2009. Download video via RawReplay.com…

Gay bishop’s inaugural prayer planned before Warren invitation

President-elect Obama asked openly gay Bishop Gene Robinson to deliver Sunday’s inaugural invocation. Pastor Rick Warren, who openly opposes gay marriage, is still giving the invocation during the Inauguration on Tuesday. Was this a move to appease those who opposed Warren’s invitation? Rachel Maddow is joined by Bishop Gene Robinson…

Official: U.N. Gaza complex hit with white phosphorus

CNN’s John Roberts talked with John Ging who is the director of UNRWA in Gaza. Ging believes that Israeli shells that recently struck the U.N. complex contained white phosphorus. “It looks and smells like phophorus and it’s burning like phophorus. That’s all i can say. That’s why i’m calling it…

DA defends charging BART officer with murder

Alameda County District Attorney Tom Orloff explained that former BART Police Officer Johannes Mehserle was charged with murder for the killing of Oscar Grant. RAW STORY has more details here. This video is from CNN.com, broadcast Jan. 14, 2009. Download video via RawReplay.com…

Jon Stewart pans Bush’s final press conference

Jon Stewart takes one of the last opportunities to jab Bush’s performance during a presidential press conference. This video is from Comedy Central’s The Daily Show, broadcast Jan. 13, 2009. Download video via RawReplay.com…

Fox guest: Waterboarding intel ‘dismembered’ al Qaeda

Fox’s Brian Kilmeade asked former Air Force interrogator Matthew Alexander and former CIA operative Gary Bernsten to debate the use of torture as an effective interrogation method. This video is from Fox’s Fox & Friends, broadcast Jan. 14, 2009. Download video via RawReplay.com…

Bob Herbert: Doubling troops in Afghanistan a ‘terrible idea’

The Washington Post reports the Army is building $1.1 billion worth of military facilities in Afghanistan. And President-elect Obama is sending 3,000 more U.S. troops as well. Is this the right course of action? Rachel Maddow is joined by Washington Post columnist Bob Herbert. This video is from MSNBC’s The…

Former BART officer arrested for Oscar Grant shooting

ABC 7 reported: “Former BART Police Officer Johannes Mehserle, who shot an unarmed man on New Year’s Day, was arrested on Tuesday night. Twenty-two-year-old Oscar Grant III was killed as he lay facedown at Oakland’s Fruitvale BART station. This video is from MSNBC’s Countdown, broadcast Jan. 13, 2009.” RAW STORY…

Robert Gibbs: Obama will end ‘Don’t ask, don’t tell’

CNN’s Suzanne Malveaux reported that Robert Gibbs confirmed that the Obama administration will end the military’s “Don’t ask, don’t tell” policy but it will not be the first priority. This video is from CNN’s American Morning, broadcast Jan. 14, 2009. Download video via RawReplay.com…

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