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O’Reilly asks Obama: What can I do better?

In his Super Bowl sit-down with President Obama, Bill O’Reilly noted that there had been “a little bit of a rocky history” between Obama and Fox News, then asked, “What can I do better?” In reply, Obama said that he thought all the news media needed to “give people the…

Rumsfeld: US would have been better off if I resigned after Abu Ghraib

Former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld tells ABC’s Diane Sawyer that his biggest regret in office was not convincing President Bush to accept his resignation after the Abu Ghraib prison scandal, declaring that the US  “would’ve been better off” if he had left office in 2004. This video is from ABC,…

Americans divided on second term for Obama, poll shows

Two years into his presidency, Americans remained largely split on whether President Barack Obama deserved a second term in office, according to a poll published Tuesday morning. The survey, by CNN and the Opinion Research Corporation, found that 51 percent of Americans (PDF) believed Obama would not win a second…

Taiwanese animators mock AOL’s purchase of Huffington Post (English version)

Taiwanese animation asks: “Is the end near for both AOL and Huff Po?” This is from NMA World Edition, uploaded on February 07, 2011.…

Ralph Nader joins protestors against Obama’s speech at the Chamber of Commerce

During Obama’s speech to business leaders on Monday at the Chamber of Commerce, protesters rally outside the Chamber of Commerce to criticize Obama’s broken promises. According to Nader, Obama has turned his back on his base and capitulated to the large corporations. “It’s time for workers all over the country…

White House seeks to clamp down on piracy, copyright infringement

WASHINGTON – The Obama administration unveiled a blueprint Monday to beef up digital copyright laws, as part of an effort to adjust intellectual property regulations in the age of the Internet. “Our efforts focus on combating significant acts of infringement, protecting legitimate uses of the Internet and respecting principles of…

Moore sues ‘Fahrenheit 9/11′ producers, alleging profits skimming

Academy Award-winning filmmaker Michael Moore has sued financiers Harvey and Bob Weinstein for allegedly skimming more than $2.7 million from the profits of the 2004 documentary “Fahrenheit 9/11″. According to the lawsuit, filed in Los Angeles Superior Court Monday, “This case is about classic Hollywood accounting tricks and financial deception…

Rumsfeld’s top regret: not quitting after Abu Ghraib

WASHINGTON – Former US defense secretary Donald Rumsfeld admitted in an interview that the country “would’ve been better off” if he had quit after the 2004 Abu Ghraib scandal and spared no criticism of his colleagues in his new memoir published Tuesday. In “Known and Unknown,” Rumsfeld defends his handling…

Kucinich challenges tea party to stand up for civil liberties

WASHINGTON – The House is set to take up a measure this week renewing key provisions of the PATRIOT Act that expire Feb. 28. Liberal Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) issued a challenge to tea party supporters and lawmakers in the new Congress: time to show you’re serious about liberty. “The…

Huffington’s partner at AOL a ‘conservative’ who gave to GOP candidate: report

Progressive fans of the Huffington Post aren’t too happy about the site being acquired by America On-Line. Now, they may have another reason to lament the purchase. A source close to AOL CEO Tim Armstrong, a former Google executive hired in 2009, told Business Insider that while he “calls himself…

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