Quantcast
Home » Archives » Video » Featured Video (Page 903)

LIVE BLOG AND VIDEO: Wednesday’s Republican National Conventions speeches in Tampa

UPDATE: Join executive editor Megan Carpentier and Pandagon’s Amanda Marcotte for a liveblog of the conventions at the bottom of this post for commentary, fact-checking and the occasional off-color joke. The Republican National Convention speeches continued Wednesday in Tampa. Republican speakers expected to speak include Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell,…

Protester shouts at Condoleezza Rice: Blood of Iraqi children is on your hands!

Anti-war activists affiliated with the group CODEPINK on Wednesday interrupted former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice during a speech in Tampa. “You cannot be compassionate and kill people in the war of choice, the war on Iraq,” Retired Colonel Ann Wright stood up and shouted while Rice was speaking at…

Megan Carpentier on Democracy Now: Ann Romney’s ‘soft’ appeal is ‘insulting’

In an interview with Democracy Now, Raw Story’s Executive Editor Megan Carpentier and former Salt Lake City Mayor Rocky Anderson talked about the Republican Party’s ever-shifting position to the right on women’s issues, despite Ann Romney’s “soft” appeal to women voters. Anderson said he used to view Romney as someone more…

Fox News predicts surprise ‘hologram of Ronald Reagan’ at RNC

Fans of former president Ronald Reagan have been trying to revive him for years in the form of zombies, dreams and ghosts — and on Thursday, they may finally get their wish, according to Fox News. A revised Republican National Committee schedule released Monday showed a mystery “To Be Announced”…

Romney party yacht ‘Cracker Bay’ flies Cayman Islands flag in Tampa

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney’s campaign on Wednesday partied with wealthy donors on a 150-foot yacht that flies the flag of the Cayman Islands, according to an ABC News report. Members of the Romney Victory Council, who have each raised more than $1 million for the candidate, mingled with Romney’s…

Republican governor acknowledges Romney welfare attack is a lie

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback (R) has acknowledged that the presidential campaign of Gov. Mitt Romney (R-MA)’s  current main line of attack against President Barack Obama, that he gutted welfare reform’s work requirement, is based on a falsehood.  Brownback made the admission in an interview with MSNBC’s Chris Jansing, host of…

Wild koala surprises canoeists by hitching a ride

Members of the Burleigh Point Outrigger Canoe Club were shocked last week after a wild koala decided to join them for a boat ride. The group was paddling down a Tallebudgera Creek on Australia’s Gold Coast when the animal spotted them from the bank and hopped in the water. After…

Rape victims speak out against Republicans on eve of Ryan’s speech

In advance of vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan taking the stage at the Republican National Convention on Wednesday night, rape survivors released a video calling for Republicans to “[stand] up for the dignity of women who have been raped.” The video, released by the group UltraViolet, which works to fight…

Santorum: FDR ‘stopped creativity’ and ‘drove businessmen away’

Former Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum on Wednesday suggested that President Franklin Roosevelt actually made the Great Depression worse with “class warfare politics” that “stopped creativity” and “drove businessmen away.” The former Pennsylvania senator delivered red meat to attendees of the Republican National Convention on Tuesday in a speech where…

Letterman: Christie’s RNC speech pitched ‘A Butter Future’

As New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) knows well by this point, fat jokes tend to follow him. And while it does get old, late night talk show host David Letterman still does it better than anyone else. “Chris Christie will be giving a 45 minute speech [to the RNC],”…

Google+