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Maddow: Christian ignorance revives discrimination in Virginia

Republican rising star, Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell, used an executive order to reverse rules against discrimination against homosexuals after vowing to block any state funding for Planned Parenthood. Melissa Harris-Lacewell steadies her rage to provide analysis and context. This video is from MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow Show, broadcast Feb. 22,…

John Dean: Cheney ‘dead wrong’ about intel from waterboarding

Author John Dean discusses whether some declassified CIA memos from the Bush administration may now help prosecute administration members because they fail to prove torture worked. This video is from MSNBC’s Countdown, broadcast Feb. 22, 2010. Download video via RawReplay.com…

Olbermann: McCain may be lying his way to another defeat

Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., attempted to defend his vote in favor of the Wall Street bailout, saying the campaign “suspension” was a political stunt. Countdown’s Keith Olbermann finds the inaccuracies within his statement. This video is from MSNBC’s Countdown, broadcast Feb. 22, 2010. Download video via RawReplay.com…

Man bulldozes own home to ‘make banks think twice about foreclosures’

A Ohio man facing foreclosure went to the extreme to make sure the bank didn’t get his house. Terry Hoskins bulldozed his home in Moscow, Ohio to keep RiverHills bank “think twice about foreclosures.” Hoskins owed $160,000 on a home valued at $350,000. “And someone decides they want to take…

Petraeus: Harsh interrogations ‘bit us in the backside’

Gen. David Petraeus told NBC’s David Gregory that by using enhanced interrogation techniques like waterboarding the U.S. was not “living our values.” This video is from NBC’s Meet the Press, broadcast Feb. 21, 2010. Download video via RawReplay.com…

Van Hollen: GOP ‘high on their own hype’

The anti-incumbent feeling in the U.S. will not lead to Democrats loosing the House, according to Rep. Chris Van Hollen. The Democratic senator was quoted as saying anyone who thinks that Republicans could take control of the House is in “la-la land.” He didn’t back down from his comments Sunday.…

Schwarzenegger slams GOP stimulus hypocrisy

Many Republican politicians have railed against the stimulus while praising or taking credit for stimulus money provided to their districts. One prominent Republican governor is calling out his colleagues’ hypocrisy. California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger was proud to accept stimulus dollars for his state praised the program for creating or saving…

Petraeus: Soldiers may not care if gay ban is repealed

Gen. David Petraeus has served with gays and lesbians and believes troops may not care if the military’s discriminatory Don’t ask, don’t tell policy is repealed. “Do you think soldiers on the ground in the field care one way or the other if their comrade in arms are gay or…

McConnell: ‘Not clear’ if GOP can stop reconciliation on health care

The Senate’s top Republican told Fox News’ Chris Wallace that he wasn’t sure if he could stop the Senate from passing health care reform if budget reconciliation was used. Reconciliation circumvents the filibuster and would allow Senate Democrats to pass reform without any support from Republicans. McConnell is uncertain if…

McConnell: Tiger Woods had better year than stimulus

Economists say that the Democrats’ stimulus package saved or created one to two million jobs but the Senate Minority Leader isn’t about to admit it. “The evidence is clear, Tiger Woods and John Edwards had a better year than the stimulus did,” Sen. Mitch McConnell told Fox News’ Chris Wallace…

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