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Scarborough to GOP: Speak out against Gingrich and ‘the voices of hate’

Republicans are going to be embarrassed at the way they’ve opposed a mosque — known as Cordoba House or Park51 — that’s planned near Ground Zero, according to one conservative host. MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough told Republicans Monday that they should “speak out against Newt Gingrich and the voices of hate.”…

Stewart: ‘Republicans should be paying Fox News’

It turns out that Fox News’ Glenn Beck isn’t the only one that can follow the money. Comedy Central’s Jon Stewart pulled out his chalkboard Wednesday and discovered that Fox News’ parent company had been supplying one Republican group with loads of cash. News broke Tuesday that News Corp. had…

Spike Lee warns BP’s greed could be ‘downfall’ of the US

When Spike Lee finished filming his latest HBO documentary in Louisiana on the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina he had no idea of the oil spill that was to come months later. The filmmaker had to work quickly to change the fourth hour of the film to include some of the…

Zakaria: Islamic center a ‘nightmare’ for bin Laden

Fareed Zakaria vowed to give back an award from the Anti-Defamation League because they came out against an Islamic center near Ground Zero. This video is from CNN’s Fareed Zakaria GPS, broadcast Aug. 8, 2010. Watch this video on iPhone/iPad…

Fox host ‘astounded’ that more Americans support letting some tax cuts expire

Even Fox News’ own poll says plurality of Americans want some Bush tax cuts to expire and one host just can’t believe it. 50 percent of Americans favor letting taxes increase on at least the richest Americans, according to a Fox News and Opinion Dynamics survey taken July 27-28. 44…

Liz Cheney calls on Obama to shut down WikiLeaks

Following the release of 92,000 war log files, Liz Cheney is calling for WikiLeaks to be shut down and says that the founder has “blood on his hands.” “I would point out that although you’ve got the news about the WikiLeaks documents that that came out this week and clearly…

Mullen: US has plan ready to strike Iran if needed

US Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Mike Mullen told NBC’s David Gregory that he thinks a strike on Iran is a bad idea but a plan is ready if needed. “I think the military actions have been on the table and remain on the table and certainly in that regard…

Greenspan disagrees with GOP: Tax cuts ‘do not’ pay for themselves

Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan believes that the US should “follow the law” and let the Bush tax cuts lapse. He disagreed Sunday with Republicans who say that tax cuts pay for themselves. “I am very much in favor of tax cuts but not with borrowed money,” Greenspan said…

Hayes: GOP subpoena power will make you miss Ken Starr

If Republicans take over the House in November, investigations of the Obama administration will pale in comparison to the investigations of the Clinton administration, according to The Nation‘s Chris Hayes. Guest-hosting for MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow Monday, Hayes noted that a Republican running for Governor in Colorado has called for President…

Ed Markey: BP’s Hayward ‘had to go’

Rep. Ed Markey told ABC’s Robin Roberts that BP had no choice but to fire CEO Tony Hayward. This video is from ABC’s Good Morning America, broadcast July 26, 2010. Watch this video on iPhone/iPad…

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