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Imam Rauf: Palin attacks on Islamic Center are ‘disingenuous’

The imam behind a plan to build an Islamic center and mosque near Ground Zero took on Sarah Palin and other opponents of the project Sunday. Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf told ABC’s Christiane Amanpour that certain politicians had opposed the project to further their political ambitions. “This project was front…

Colbert asks ‘God geese’ if he should hold a Beck-style rally

Stephen Colbert would like to hold a massive historic rally to rival Glenn Beck’s but he’s looking for a sign from God first. Tuesday night, the Comedy Central faux pundit asked his audience if they agreed with Michele Bachmann that the “Restoring Honor” rally couldn’t have been less than one…

NY Times reporter: Dems throwing candidates ‘overboard’

NY Times’ Jeff Zeleny told CNN’s Drew Griffin and Kiran Chetry that congressional Democrats are pulling money from races that they see as unwinnable to focus on other races. This video is from CNN’s American Morning, broadcast Sept. 6, 2010. Watch this video on iPhone/iPad…

McCain: GOP must be for something… like repealing health care law

Being the “Party of No” just isn’t good enough. Appearing on Fox Sunday, Sen. John McCain explained that the Republican Party has to give voters a reason to support them. “I really think that the that this election could be a seismic election but we’ve got to give Americans a…

Begala: Notion Bush is owed grace is ‘appalling to the history’

There’s still a lot of talk in DC surrounding President Barack Obama’s shout-out to former President George W. Bush during his speech on Iraq Tuesday night. While many conservatives believe that Obama did the right thing, some liberals think the call amounted to a pat on the back, and are…

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…

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