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CNN: U.S. to arm Afghan civilians

CNN’s Barbara Starr reported: “The U.S. military plans to help the Afghanistan government recruit, train and arm local Afghans to fight a resurgent Taliban, U.S. military officials say.” “For the United States, the most sensitive part of the proposal will be the use of American military funds to purchase small…

Malkin slams White House for Toussie pardon

Michelle Malkin told Fox hosts that she disagrees with President Bush’s decision to pardon Isaac Toussie, a New York real estate developer who was responsible for mortgage fraud. The White House reversed the pardon after online news outlets reported the nature of Toussie’s crimes. “It calls attention to the bush…

Military adapting Wii controller for combat

CNN’s Chris Lawrence reported that military contractors are planning to use a popular video game controller to control combat robots. The Discovery Channel reported: “Using the controller from the popular Nintendo Wii gaming system (the “Wiimote”) scientists from the Idaho National Laboratory, working with engineers from the U.S. Army, Foster-Miller,…

Ron Christie: Bush legacy is he acted ‘legally’

Ron Christie and Ari Melber disagreed about President Bush’s legacy this morning on MSNBC. Melber cautioned that Republicans needed to be “fair and consistent” in calling for prosecution of crimes committed by Gov. Blagojevich and also call for prosecutions for members of the Bush administration. “I had the honor to…

Ferrell takes Bush impersonation to Broadway

Will Ferrell offers a preview of “A final night with George Bush.” This video is from ABCNews.com, broadcast Dec. 23, 2008. Download video via RawReplay.com…

500 million gallons of toxic sludge spill in Tennessee

The Tennessean reported: “Millions of yards of ashy sludge broke through a dike at TVA’s Kingston coal-fired plant Monday, covering hundreds of acres, knocking one home off its foundation and putting environmentalists on edge about toxic chemicals that may be seeping into the ground and flowing downriver.” “One neighboring family…

CNN: More bankers being treated for sex addiction

CNN’s Randi Kaye interviewed a psychotherapist who says he is treating more Wall Street traders for sex addiction. This video is from CNN’s American Morning, broadcast Dec. 24, 2008. Download video via RawReplay.com…

Maddow: Rick Warren confuses himself with Christ

Pastor Rick Warren released a 22 minute web video addressing the uproar over his invitation to President-elect Obama’s inauguration. Warren said some of his critics were “Christophobes.” Rachel Maddow is joined by The Nation’s Katha Pollitt. This video is from MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow Show, broadcast Dec. 23, 2008. Download…

Wal-Mart boots man for handing out Wal-Mart gift cards

Barry Goldberg purchased $1300 worth of $10 gift cards from Wal-Mart and attempted to hand them out to people entering the store. Wal-Mart forced Goldberg to leave because. The company said that his gift cards were not part of an authorized store promotion. Target has offer to allow Goldberg to…

BBC: Gay groups angry at Pope remarks

Gay groups and activists have reacted angrily after Pope Benedict XVI said that mankind needed to be saved from a destructive blurring of gender. Speaking on Monday, Pope Benedict said that saving humanity from homosexual or transsexual behaviour was as important as protecting the environment. This video is from Fox’s…

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