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GOP Gov. Barbour lobbied for Mexico on ‘amnesty’ program: report

WASHINGTON – Gov. Haley Barbour (R-MS), a rumored 2012 presidential contender, lobbied on behalf of Mexico last decade for a program that would have assisted unauthorized immigrants with gaining permanent residency. That’s according to a report in TIME’s Swampland blog by Michael Scherer, who obtained State Department filings revealing that…

Scarborough: What’s wrong with calling it ‘Obamacare’?

MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough wonders why Democrats have criticized him for using the term, “Obamacare,” on air. “‘Obama’, they like that word, and ‘care’, they like that word, too, but put them together and it’s a vulgarity!…I don’t understand!” protests Scarborough. The Washington Post’s Jonathan Capehart and Norah O’Donnell join the…

Giffords making ‘lightning fast’ recovery, according to husband

Just a month after Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords was shot in the head, her husband tells NBC’s Brian Williams that she is recovering well and able to carry on a conversation. This video is from NBC News, uploaded on February 14, 2011. Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news…

Ground Zero mosque opponent: CPAC ‘compromised by Muslim Brotherhood activists’

Pamela Geller, one of the most vocal of the activists opposed to the “Ground Zero Mosque”, said Friday that the Conservative Political Action Conference had been “corrupted” and “compromised by Muslim Brotherhood activists.” This video is from Talking Points Memo, uploaded on February 13, 2011.…

Bachmann: Talk of a government shutdown is a liberal scare tactic

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN), a Tea Party favorite and possible presidential contender, says that the rumored government shut down “won’t happen because it won’t serve anyone’s interests.” In the interview with Newsmax, Bachmann also took the opportunity to bash Obama’s presidency, saying that the GOP needs to “win the White…

Dem introduces ‘Do Not Track Me Online’ privacy bill

WASHINGTON – A California Democrat has introduced an online privacy measure that would allow Web users to opt-out of having their online behavior monitored by advertisers. HR 654, The Do Not Track Me Online Act of 2011, would empower the Federal Trade Commission to write regulations ensuring that online marketing…

US Chamber hired firm to investigate families and children of critics

WASHINGTON – Leaked documents indicate that the US Chamber of Commerce hired a private firm to gather information about the families and children of its progressive political opponents. E-mails circulated by Aaron Barr, the CEO of HBGary Federal, illuminate highly personal data about critics of the Chamber, including detailed information…

Chocolate heaven: Nigella Lawson’s chocolate cake

Love or hate Valentine’s Day, it’s always a good time to make homemade chocolate cake. This video is from The Food Network, uploaded on March 25, 2007.…

Arianna on Bill Maher after HuffPo-AOL merger

Arianna Huffington appeared on Real Time With Bill Maher via satellite last Friday to talk about the Huffington Post’s merge with AOL, her future plans and predictions for the 2012 elections. This video is from HBO’s Real Time With Bill Maher, uploaded on February 12, 2011.…

Tom Waits gives Henry Rollins advice on giving love advice

Ever wanted to meet one of your idols? Not only did rocker Henry Rollins meet one of his, but fellow musician Tom Waits also gave him some helpful advice on giving love advice to fans who are romantic necrophiliacs. From “The Barely Animated Adventures of Henry Rollins,” here is “The…

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