Quantcast
Home » Archives » Video » Politics (Page 312)

Scarborough: Paul Krugman ‘is as extreme’ as NRA’s Wayne LaPierre

Conservative MSNBC host Joe Scarborough took the “both sides do it” argument to the limit on Thursday when he declared that Nobel prize-winning economist Paul Krugman was “as extreme” as National Rifle Association CEO Wayne LaPierre. During his Morning Joe broadcast, Scarborough blasted LaPierre’s recent “Stand and Fight” op-ed responding…

MSNBC host: Ted Nuget ‘appears to have some kind of obsession with fecal matter’

In a rather blunt analysis of rocker Ted Nugent’s reaction to the State of the Union address, MSNBC host Martin Bashir said Wednesday that the well known gun enthusiast “appears to have some kind of obsession with fecal matter.” The characterization was in part a reaction to Nugent’s assertion that…

Colorado Senate president reacts to marijuana smell in Capitol: ‘Please douse all the doobies’

The strong odor of marijuana wafted through the Colorado capitol building on Wednesday morning, and was apparently so pungent that the state senate’s president asked members over the intercom to “please douse all the doobies in the area.” Video of state Sen. John Morse’s (D) comment was lifted from the…

O’Reilly screams at CNN host for pointing out embarassingly wrong drone claim

After dueling editorial comments about each other earlier in the week, Fox News host Bill O’Reilly and CNN host Howard Kurtz finally sat down Wednesday night to hash out their dispute over whether O’Reilly got it wrong when he criticized NBC for failing to talk about Obama’s use of drones,…

Fox News hosts scoff at 102-year-old woman’s 3-hour wait to vote: ‘What’s the big deal?’

Three Fox News hosts on Wednesday dismissed the long three-hour wait a 102-year-old woman in Florida endured by saying it was no “big deal” and “she was happy.” During his Tuesday State of the Union address, President Barack Obama called on Congress to protect voting rights and noted that 102-year-old…

Leahy slams Republican opposition to Violence Against Women Act: ‘A victim is a victim’

Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) on Wednesday slammed Republicans who opposed renewing the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). At a press conference, the co-author of the anti-domestic and sexual violence bill said many House Republicans now realized it was a mistake to allow the bill to die last year. Republicans have…

Rep. Nadler blasts proposal to allow taxpayer funding of churches

Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) on Wednesday “reluctantly” decried legislation that would allow taxpayer money to be used to rebuild or repair houses of worship following a natural disaster. “The purpose of the bill is laudable,” he said on the House floor. “Unfortunately, it has real constitutional problems.” Rep. Chris Smith…

‘Pro-life’ group uses Roe v. Wade to defend teen’s ‘choice’ against abortion

An anti-abortion group is using the Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision — a ruling that the group vehemently disagrees with — to argue that a Texas teen cannot be forced by her parents to get an abortion because the law gives her a “choice.” Lawyers with the Texas Center…

Beck: Dorner part of a ‘radical left’ conspiracy for ‘oppressive government’

Conservative radio host Glenn Beck explained to his audience on Tuesday that ex-Los Angeles police officer Christopher Dorner’s killing spree was part of a plan by “radical progressives” to create an “oppressive government.” As San Bernardino County Sheriff’s deputies were facing off against the suspect holed up in a mountain…

3 arrested in connection with viral video of vicious beating of Newark teen

Police in Newark, NJ arrested three people on Tuesday in connection with a video of a savage beating of a teenage boy. According to the New York Daily News, police acted after the video of the brutal attack went viral, racking up tens of thousands of views. In the video,…

Google+