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Letterman turns tables on Cheney: ‘How’d he do?’

Former Vice President Dick Cheney has attacked President Obama and suggested that his national security policies are making the U.S. less safe. CBS’ David Letterman thought it was time to rate Cheney’s time in office with a segment titled “How’d he do?” This video is from CBS’s Late Show with…

Stewart to GOP: Assault not OK regardless of hate crimes bill

Rep. Steve King expressed his reasons for opposing a new hate crimes bill during an April 29 debate on the House floor. “Now, if you don’t know [someone's sexual preference] how could I or anyone discriminate against you. If you keep those things private, there can be no discrimination. That’s…

NBC: Miss California embroiled in topless photos scandal

TheDirty.com has released the first of six topless photos of Carrie Prejean. Prejean gained notoriety for expressing opposition to gay marriage during the Miss USA pageant. KVBC’s Alicia Jacobs reports that the remain photos are more racy. This video is from NBC’s The Today Show, broadcast May 5, 2009. Download…

Maddow: Republicans on side of tax haven ‘scam’

President Obama today vows to crack down on companies who avoid paying some taxes by stashed their money in offshore accounts. Rachel Maddow is joined by Senior White House economist Austan Goolsbee. This video is from MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow Show, broadcast May 4, 2009. Download video via RawReplay.com…

CNN analyst calls for federal hate crimes investigation

Brandon Piekarsky and Derrick Donchak were acquitted of various state charges resulting from the beating and murder of Luis Ramirez. CNN legal analyst Jeffery Toobin is calling for a federal hate crimes investigation. “The facts and circumstances of this case certainly call for at least a federal investigation because it…

Stewart: Republicans want ‘reptile’ on Supreme Court

Many Republicans pundits and politicians condemned President Obama for saying that he wanted a Supreme Court nominee that could empathize with average Americans. Jon Stewart thinks he knows why Republicans are against empathy. This video is from Comedy Central’s The Daily Show, broadcast May 4, 2009. Download video via RawReplay.com…

Sen. Dodd open to torture prosecutions

New Haven Independent reported: Making parallels to the Nuremberg trials, U.S. Sen. Chris Dodd told a gathering of liberal bloggers in New Haven he’d support bringing charges against any Bush administration officials found responsible for the policy of waterboarding terrorism suspects. “I believe waterboarding is torture,” Dodd responded. Not only…

US troops urged to spread Christianity in Afghanistan

US soldiers in Afghanistan have been filmed with local language Bibles and urged to be “witnesses for Jesus” despite anti-proselytising rules. Al Jazeera’s James Bays reports. This video is from Al Jazeera, broadcast May 3, 2009. Download video via RawReplay.com…

Abrams: Ashcroft, Gonzales defend harsh interrogations

NBC’s Dan Abrams talked with MSNBC’s Contessa Brewer about an interview he did with John Ashcroft and Alberto Gonzales where they argued that Bush-era harsh interrogations were legal. President Obama has said that some of the tactics amounted to torture. RAW STORY has more details here. This video is from…

John Bolton: Unconstitutional to help Spanish torture investigation

A Spanish Judge has opened a investigation on behalf of Spanish citizens who say they were tortured while being detained at Guantanamo Bay detention center. Fox News’ Megyn Kelly said judge Judge Baltazar Garzon had “gone rogue” by opening the investigation. Fox News invited former ambassador John Bolton to preemptively…

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