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Obama calls Wall Street CEOs ‘fat cat bankers’

President Obama told CBS’ Steve Croft that “fat cat bankers” on Wall Street have not shown “a lot of shame” about taking big bonuses an excessive compensation after causing the country’s economic problems. CBS News has more details here. This video is from CBS’ The Early Show, broadcast Dec. 14,…

Lieberman: Strip out major reform and I’ll vote for health bill

Sen. Joe Lieberman isn’t backing down from his demand that health care reform not include a public option but now he has a few more requirements. “You have to take out the Medicare buy-in. You have to forget about the public option. You probably have to take out the class…

Cop who tased girlfriend’s face might not do time

A former Texas police officer who used a taser on his girlfriend during a fight is expected to get a plea deal that would keep him out of prison, KXXV reported Thursday. Oly Ivy was charged with aggravated assault after he shocked his live-in girlfriend, Amanda Juaraz, twice in the…

Reporter reveals US Air Force flying drone strikes in Pakistan

Noah Shachtman, editor of Wired.com’s Danger Room blog talks with Rachel Maddow about U.S. armed drone missions being conducted in Pakistan. This video is from MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow Show, broadcast Dec. 10, 2009. Download video via RawReplay.com…

Toby ‘boot in your ass’ Keith performed at Obama ‘peace’ concert

President Obama skipped some traditional Nobel Prize events including a celebratory concert that included in its roster of performers Toby Keith of “We’ll put a boot in your ass” fame. This video is from MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow Show, broadcast Dec. 10, 2009. Download video via RawReplay.com…

Rick Warren finally comes out against Uganda anti-gay law

Rachel Maddow reports on Pastor Rick Warren’s role in anti-homosexual sentiment in Uganda (and The United States) and Warren’s condemnation of the pending anti-gay bill, made today after weeks of resistance. Comments from Senator Inhofe and Senator Grassley’s role in The Family are also reviewed. This video is from MSNBC’s…

Newsweek editor: Palin ‘on the wrong side of history’ on climate change

Newsweek’s Jonathan Alter talks about the heated rhetoric between Sarah Palin and former Vice President Al Gore over the effects of climate change on the Earth. This video is from MSNBC’s Countdown, broadcast Dec. 10, 2009. Download video via RawReplay.com…

The Daily Show’s ‘most immature montage ever’: Cash for caulkers

The Daily Show managed to turn a new government program to weatherize homes into the dirtiest sounding segment in the history of the show. The program, “Cash for Caulkers,” would provide rebates to homeowners who decide to weatherize their homes and purchase energy efficient appliances. Apparently the word caulk sounded…

Obama delivers Nobel Peace Prize lecture

President Barack Obama accepted the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo, Norway Thursday. This video is from CNN’s American Morning, broadcast Dec. 10, 2009. Download video via RawReplay.com…

Member of ‘The Family’ introduced Uganda anti-gay law

Rachel Maddow is joined by Harper’s Magazine contributing editor Jeff Sharlet to talk about the secretive religious group, The Family, and how it influenced the drafting of Uganda’s anti-homosexuality bill. This video is from MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow Show, broadcast Dec. 9, 2009. Download video via RawReplay.com…

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