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Michael Moore: ‘No going back now’ on health reform

Liberal filmmaker Michael Moore, whose documentary “Sicko” turned 5-years-old on Friday, literally had The Last Word on MSNBC last night, explaining that “there’s no going back now” on President Barack Obama’s health care reforms. “This victory really should be a mandate for all of us now to just keep moving…

Kilmeade: Dems ‘playing the race card’ during Holder contempt vote

Fox News host Brian Kilmeade insists that Democrats in Congress were “playing the race” card when they walked as House Republicans were voting to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt. Kilmeade on Friday asked Geraldo Rivera “who looks best” after Republican Representatives — led by House Government and Oversight…

Professor: Roberts betrayed conservative justices at the last moment

There’s a bit of a conspiracy theory emerging from Washington legal circles that points to Supreme Court Justice John Roberts as having switched his vote on health care reform so late in the game that the other conservative justices did not even have a chance to edit their opinions to…

Stiglitz: Price of inequality is a weakened economy and democracy

Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz on Thursday said the American dream was “a myth.” “While America likes to think of itself as a land of opportunity, it is less so than any other advanced industrial country for which there is data — poorer opportunities than old ossified Europe,” he told…

Gov. Martinez breaks with GOP: Parts of Obamacare ‘good’

Republican New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez on Thursday admitted there were good provisions within President Barack Obama’s health care reform package. In a video being promoted by Obama’s campaign, Martinez disagreed with Mitt Romney’s assertion that the law should be entirely repealed. “You know, what I think is important is…

Holder blasts GOP ‘political theater’ over contempt vote

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said Thursday that House Republicans had “engineered” a contempt vote against him and were not really interested in investigating the Fast and Furious scandal. “Today’s vote is the regrettable culmination of what became a misguided – and politically motivated – investigation during an election year,”…

Pelosi: I would have pushed single-payer, but health reform ‘worth it’

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said Thursday that she had no regrets about helping pass President Barack Obama’s health care reform bill. “Your party lost power in 2010, you lost your speakership, you spent a lot of time on this bill, even Democratic leaders in the House and Senate…

O’Reilly promised to ‘apologize for being an idiot’ if heath law was upheld

Now that the U.S. Supreme Court has upheld President Barack Obama’s health care reform law, will Fox News host Bill O’Reilly apologize? After all, he promised he would. During a March 26 interview with American Constitution Society President Caroline Fredrickson, O’Reilly ended the interview by promising to “apologize for being…

Bachmann rails against ‘activist’ court after health care ruling

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) on Thursday accused Chief Justice John Roberts and the four other justices who upheld President Barack Obama’s health care reform law of being part of an “activist” Supreme Court. “It really is a turning point in American history,” Bachmann told CNN’s Wolf Blitzer. “We will never…

Rove: Health care ruling is a ‘boost’ for Obama

Republican strategist Karl Rove appeared devastated on Thursday as he was forced to declared that the Supreme Court had given President Barack Obama a “boost” when they refused to strike down his health care reform law. “It would be an extraordinary step,” Rove, appearing to be partially in denial, told…

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