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Ted Nugent tells Hannity: Obama ‘spitting on the US Constitution’

Rocker and gun advocate Ted Nugent has found a new cause in the Tea Party. Nugent went on Fox News’ Hannity Friday to defend the movement and launched an attack on President Barack Obama. “Everybody I hang with, the ranchers, the farmers, the cops, the teachers, the plumbers, everybody I…

Lieberman: Rules of engagement protecting civilians ‘hurt morale’

Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.) called on President Barack Obama and the top general in Afghanistan, Gen. David Petraeus, to “loosen” the rules of engagement put in place to lessen civilian casualties. Fox News reported: Sen. Joe Lieberman on Sunday urged Gen. David Petraeus to change the rules of engagement “as…

Former CNN reporter: Lara Logan comments ‘very damaging’ to reporters

Last week, CBS News Chief Foreign Correspondent Lara Logan blasted a Rolling Stone reporter whose report may have cost Gen. Stanley McChrystal his job as commander in Afghanistan. Jamie McIntyre, a former CNN reporter who covered the Pentagon for 16 years, slammed Logan’s comments Sunday. After Rolling Stone‘s Michael Hastings…

McCain questions Steele’s future as GOP head

Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) cast doubt Sunday on the future of the head of the Republican Party following controversial comments about the war in Afghanistan. At a Thursday fundraiser, RNC Chairman Michael Steele was caught on video saying that the Afghanistan war was a “war of Obama’s choosing” and probably…

Lieberman: Republicans not undermined by Steele comments

The chairman of the Republican Party suggested last week that the Afghanistan war was a “war of Obama’s choosing” but Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.) doesn’t think that’s necessarily a bad thing for Republicans. At a Republican Party fundraiser Thursday, Chairman Michael Steele told supporters that the war was probably a…

McCain: Most undocumented immigrants are not drug mules

In a recent debate, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer said that most undocumented immigrants are coming to the US to bring drugs. NBC’s David Gregory asked Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) Sunday if he agreed. “No. I think that there’s a large number,” said McCain. This video is from NBC’s Meet the…

Panetta: “Not much choice but to accept” Blackwater contract

How can a company allegedly responsible for killing 17 unarmed civilians in Baghdad in 2007 continue to get State Department and CIA contracts? CIA Director Leon Panetta says there is “not much choice” because few companies have the capabilities of Blackwater. “Since I have become director, I have asked our…

Huckabee defends gay ‘ick factor’ comments

Gov. Mike Huckabee (R-AR) has said he believes there is an “ick factor” with homosexuality. The former Arkansas governor defended his remarks Sunday by saying he wasn’t the first to use the term. In a recent interview with The New Yorker magazine, Ariel Levy asked Huckabee to explain his opposition…

Fox host: Being president is ‘just like’ my job

Fox host Gretchen Carlson told her co-hosts Wednesday that being president is just like their jobs. This video is from Fox News’ Fox & Friends, broadcast June 23, 2010. Watch this video on iPhone/iPad…

Steele: Bush created ‘a lot of jobs’

Doug Heye, communications director for the Republican National Committee, talks with Rachel Maddow about the weak showing by Republican political groups in raising money and RNC chairman Michael Steele’s questionable reference to George W. Bush’s record on jobs creation. This video is from MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow Show, broadcast June…

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