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Ron Paul: Federal government ‘one giant toxic asset’

Ron Paul told CNN’s Kiran Chetry that the economy has not recovered from the recession. “They claim there’s a recovery but the recovery ought to be measured by the people working. True, unemployment is now 16%, and the people who lost money have not regained the money. The people who…

Kanye West interrupts Taylor Swift at MTV awards

Music fans became outraged after Kayne West interrupted Taylor Swift’s acceptance speech at the MTV Video Music Awards. This video is from NBC’s Today Show, broadcast Sept. 14, 2009. Download video via RawReplay.com…

Snowe: Public option ‘trigger’ off the table for Senate Finance Committee

Sen. Olympia Snowe told CBS’ Bob Schieffer that there will not be a bill from the Senate Finance Committee that includes a public option “trigger.” “It’s not on the table. It won’t be. We’ll be using the co-op as an option at this point as the means for injecting competition…

Lindsey Graham: Public option has been dead ‘a long time’

The White House ready to abandon the public option, according to GOP Senator Lindsey Graham. “I think the public option is dead. It’s probably been dead a long time because the public is very afraid,” Graham told Fox News’ Chris Wallace Sunday. “I think one thing we can say if…

Gibbs: People aren’t upset because Obama is black

White House press secretary Robert Gibbs told CNN’s John King that President Barack Obama doesn’t believe people are protesting him because he is a black man. “I don’t think the president believes that people are upset because of the color of his skin,” said Gibbs. In her Sunday column, Maureen…

Obama speech disrupter says he won’t apologize to Congress

The Republican congressman that shouted “You lie!” during President Barack Obama’s address to a joint session of Congress told Fox News’ Chris Wallace that he won’t apologize again. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has expressed support for a “resolution of disapproval” if Rep. Joe Wilson refuses to apologize to his colleagues…

Coast guard says confusion was normal training exercise

A spokesman for the Coast Guard told reporters that reports that shots were fired on a boat on the Potomac river were incorrect. CNN first reported and then later retracted the story. “We’re charged with 7×24 365, all day, every day, all-weather security and safety on the maritime interests of…

ABC: NYC subways still vulnerable 8 years after 9/11

A a former NYC Metropolitan Transit Authority official revealed that an attack on the subway tunnel’s could result in 19,000 casualties, according to a report by ABC News. Eight years after 9/11, crucial security equipment has still not been installed to protect NYC subways. Four years ago, the MTA awarded…

Informant says FBI threw away chance to catch alleged 9/11 plotter

A Lebanon-native who pretended to be an Islamic extremist at the behest of American authorities claims that the FBI took him off the trail of alleged 9/11 plotter Mohammed Atta right as a window of opportunity opened to catch him. Were it not for the FBI’s action, the informant says…

Coulter defends Obama speech disrupter

Conservative author Ann Coulter told Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly that she approved of the Congressman that disrupted President Obama’s speech. “You told our guys you liked that South Carolina pinhead Congressman Wilson,” asked O’Reilly. “Yeah,” replied Coulter. “Last night we had Obama telling lie after lie.” This video is from…

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