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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…

‘Snitch’ hacker: ‘War logs’ leaker didn’t act alone

Adrian Lamo told ABC’s George Stephanopoulos that the the man who leaked Afghanistan war documents must have had help. This video is from ABC’s Good Morning America, broadcast July 26, 2010. Watch this video on iPhone/iPad…

Gingrich blames Obama administration for his attack on Sherrod

Newt Gingrich made the mistake of calling Shirley Sherrod “viciously racist” but the White House is at fault, the former House Speaker said Sunday. The Obama administration called for Sherrod to resign from her position at the USDA after a selectively edited video clip of her allegedly admitting racism appeared…

Bush-era CIA director: Attack on Iran ‘seems inexorable’

An attack on Iran isn’t the worst possible outcome from Tehran’s desire to have nuclear weapons, according to a former CIA director appointed by George W. Bush. Gen. Michael Hayden told CNN’s Candy Crowley Sunday that an attack on Iran now “seems inexorable.” “In my personal thinking — and I…

Obama: ‘Lessons for all of us’ in Sherrod story

ABC’s Elizabeth Leamy talked with President Barack Obama about the resignation of Shirley Sherrod. This video is from ABC’s Good Morning America, broadcast July 23, 2010. Watch this video on iPhone/iPad…

Olbermann: Breitbart is a ‘pornographer of propaganda’

MSNBC’s Keith Olbermann made a brief return from a two-week vacation Wednesday to share a “special comment” on a scandal that left a USDA worker without a job and accused of racism. Olbermann compared Shirley Sherrod to the story of an innocent French infantryman that was unfairly convicted and sent…

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