Quantcast
Home » Archives » U.S. News (Page 2496)

Bush and Cheney reunite in SNL season finale

Will Ferrell reprised his role as former President George W. Bush to tell former Vice President Dick Cheney to tone down his media tour criticizing President Barack Obama. This video is from NBC’s Saturday Night Live, broadcast May 16, 2009. Download video via RawReplay.com…

Gore: Cheney has become ‘leading spokesman’ for GOP

Former Vice President Al Gore reacted to former Vice President Cheney’s criticism of President Barack Obama Friday. “Obviously, I strongly disagree and, you know, I waited two years after I left office to make statements that were critical then of the policy. You know, you talk about somebody that shouldn’t…

Rove ignores reporters before being interviewed on U.S. Attorneys firings

Karl Rove met with his attorneys Friday morning before he was scheduled to to be interviewed before a special prosecutor about the firing of several U.S. attorneys. This video is from MSNBC’s News Live, broadcast May 15, 2009. Download video via RawReplay.com…

Investigator: Up to 100 detainees have died in US custody

Any torture investigation should focus on the deaths of approximately 100 prisoners who were in U.S. custody, says attorney and human rights investigator John Sifton. Senate torture hearings have examined the effectiveness of enhanced interrogation techniques but Sifton says this is the wrong focus. “Those are the wrong debates to…

Stewart finds moral hypocrisy: Waterboarding good, gays bad

Lt. Dan Choi is an Arabic translator that is being fired from the military for admitting that he is gay. Jon Stewart finds hypocrisy in that the government will bend its moral standards to allow waterboarding but then fires the resources that could translate the results of that waterboarding. This…

Bush admin extended Iraq war by ignoring Sunnis in 2004

A “Vanity Fair” article written by David Rose reports that the 2007 Sunni Awakening, during which vast numbers of anti-America Iraqis switched sides and began to support U.S. efforts, could have happened in 2004. In Still Bushed, Countdown’s Keith Olbermann ponders why former President Bush prolonged the war. This video…

Ron Paul’s son launches exploratory committee for Senate run

Dr. Rand Paul, son of Congressman Ron Paul joins MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow to discuss the turmoil in the Republican Party and to announce that he has launched an exploratory committee for a 2010 Senate run in Kentucky. This video is from MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow Show, broadcast May 14, 2009.…

Cheney may have suggested waterboarding to tie Iraq to 9/11

Former NBC News investigative producer Bob Windrem and former Iraq weapons inspector Charles Duelfer talk with MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow about the origins of the Bush torture policy and the role of the office of Vice President Dick Cheney in the implementation of waterboarding. This video is from MSNBC’s The Rachel…

Sen. Bob Graham: CIA records wrong on 2 briefing sessions

FireDogLake’s Emptywheel reported:…

Pelosi accuses CIA of ‘misleading’ Congress on torture

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (CA-DEM) held a press conference Thursday morning to fight back against reports that she had been told about waterboarding years ago but did little to nothing to stop it. RAW STORY has more details here. This video is from MSNBC’s News Live, broadcast May 14, 2009.…

Google+