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Maddow fact check: McCain was not born in US

It’s a crazy conspiracy theory. It’s even been debunked by actual evidence. So why do some members of Congress continue to question President Obama’s citizenship? Why are they encouraging the crazies in the extremes of the Republican Party? Rachel Maddow wraps up the Birther conspiracy. This video is from MSNBC’s…

Lawmaker dares GOP to repeal medicare

Rachel Maddow is joined by Rep. Anthony Weiner, to talk about the latest battles in Congress to pass the health care reform bill. Weiner introduced a amendment that forced Republicans to express their support for government run health care like Medicare and Veterans Administration health care. This video is from…

Joan Walsh: Limbaugh called me a ‘magic honky’

Joan Walsh told MSNBC’s Chris Matthews that conservative pundits like Glenn Beck and Rush Limbaugh were projecting when they called President Barack Obama a racist. Apparently upset by Walsh’s remarks, Rush Limbaugh called Walsh a “magic honky” Thursday. WALSH: I mean, I wrote about this today, Chris, and I see…

Pelosi calls private health insurers ‘villains’

Politico’s Glenn Thrush reported: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is trying to unite her divided caucus around a common enemy — the health insurance industry — previewing an August recess line of attack by Democrats trying to maintain momentum on health care reform. On Thursday, reporters pelted Pelosi with questions about…

Colbert: Beck ‘has a deep-seated hatred for logic’

President Barack Obama planned to meet with Professor Henry Louis Gates and Sergeant James Crowley Thursday to discuss how Gates arrest can be a “teaching moment.” Stephen Colbert uses his “The Word” segment to explain how race is like farts and neither should be discussed. This video is from Comedy…

DUI charges dropped after dash cam video show cops falsified report

The Miami Herald reported: After a Hollywood police officer rear-ended a car in February and then arrested its driver on drunken-driving charges, he and other officers talked about doctoring the report — it said a jumpy cat created a distraction — to cover up the cause of the crash. Unknown…

Professor: GOP throwing racial ‘emotional tantrum’

Republicans are taking less care to cloak their racism in criticizing President Obama. Is right-wing racism on the rise? Rachel Maddow is joined by Princeton University professor Melissa Harris-Lacewell. This video is from MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow Show, broadcast July 29, 2009. Download video via RawReplay.com…

Rep. says White House ‘thwarted’ attempt to end Don’t ask, don’t tell

Rachel Maddow is joined by Rep. Alcee Hastings, who was pressured to withdraw his amendment that would have withdrawn the unpopular “Don’t ask, don’t tell” military policy. This video is from MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow Show, broadcast July 29, 2009. Download video via RawReplay.com…

DNC Chairman: Can’t stop deathers ‘wingnuttery’

Many Republicans are continuing to push the idea that President Obama’s healthcare plan is going to “kill people.” Is there any lower political tactic than trying to terrify the elderly with death? Democratic National Committee chairman Gov. Tim Kaine, D-VA, joins Rachel Maddow. This video is from MSNBC’s The Rachel…

CNN: Bombs slowly destroys soldiers brain; he commits suicide

Nearly three years after a mortar blast in Iraq, Retired Army Reserve Lt. Col. Raymond Trejo Rivas, 53, of New Braunfels was buried at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery. Rivas committed suicide after struggling with multiple traumatic brain injuries that had been repeatedly misdiagnosed. Rivas was sent back to the…

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