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Colbert offers plan to rebrand Republican Party

Stephen Colbert offered his plan for rebranding the Republican Party his show Tuesday. “The G.O.P. needs to make painful soul-searching superficial changes to their image without altering anything inside,” explained Colbert. This video is from Comedy Central’s The Colbert Report, broadcast May 12, 2009. Download video via RawReplay.com…

Rumsfeld greeted as ‘war criminal’ at White House Correspondents dinner

Members of Code Pink were on hand to greet former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld at the White House Correspondents Association dinner Saturday. This video is from YouTube, broadcast May 12, 2009. Download video via RawReplay.com…

Powell’s former Chief of Staff slams Cheney’s ‘toture works’ tour

MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow is joined by Retired Army Colonel Lawrence Wilkerson, former chief of staff to Secretary of State Colin Powell to discuss the possible impact of Cheney’s persistence in trying to shape the torture debate in the media. This video is from MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow Show, broadcast May…

Eugene Robinson: GOP battle over Crist will be ‘bloody’

Florida Gov. Charlie Crist announced on Tuesday that he will run for the Senate seat being vacated by Sen. Mel Martinez, R-Fla., instead of running for reelection as governor. The Washington Post’s Eugene Robinson discusses why this will continue to divide the Republican Party. This video is from MSNBC’s Countdown,…

Fineman: Torture argument a ‘nightmare’ for GOP

As former Vice President Dick Cheney continues to defend the enhanced interrogation techniques used during the Bush administration, he keeps citing other government acts that could be defined as torture but weren’t, to prove his innocent. Newsweek’s Howard Fineman believes that torture is a loosing argument for the Republican Party.…

Soldiers forced to steal water

U.S. Soldiers in Iraq were forced to steal water because supplies were short, report KHOU. Robey said it started early on in the war, and that he and other soldiers are paying the price to this day. In 2003, he said soldiers were given what was the equivalent of only…

Dick Cheney: ‘I do no believe it was torture’

Former Vice President Dick Cheney talked to Fox’s Neil Cavuto about why he is speaking out against President Barack Obama’s decision to release Office of Legal Council memos that approved the use of harsh interrogation techniques. “I do not believe it was torture,” Cheney said. This video is from Fox’s…

Liz Cheney: Obama finds it ‘fashionable’ to ‘side with terrorists’

Liz Cheney continued the Cheney family media tour Tuesday on Fox. Cheney told Fox’s Martha MacCallum that President Barack Obama was siding with the terrorists by releasing photos of abused detainees. “I have heard from families of sevicemembers, from families of 9/11 victims, this question about, you know, ‘When did…

Shuster: Pageant ‘a sham,’ ‘Can I vomit?’

MSNBC’s David Shuster expressed a negative view of the Miss USA pageant after a press conference where Donald Trump stated that Carrie Prejean would remain as Miss California. “Doesn’t this represent everything that is wrong with the superficial nature of these pageants?” Shuster said. This video is from MSNBC’s News…

Trump lets Prejean keep her crown

Donald Trump said Carrie Prejean would resume her duties as Miss California during a Tuesday press conference. This video is from MSNBC’s News Live, broadcast May 12, 2009. Download video via RawReplay.com…

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