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Hoekstra won’t defend fundraising off of terror plot

Rep. Pete Hoekstra has been criticized for sending a fundraising letter that cited a failed Christmas day airline bombing. Hoekstra declined to defend his fundraising tactics Sunday. “Once upon a time, there was a tradition of solidarity and refraining from criticizing the president at the time the nation was under…

Lieberman: No facility more humane than Gitmo

Sen. Joe Lieberman believes that Guantanamo Bay’s bad reputation isn’t deserved. “You could not find a better, more humane facility for a detention center in the world,” Lieberman told ABC’s Terry Moran Sunday. Lieberman thinks it’s a mistake to close the detention center. “The president is in charge of what…

Brit Hume: Tiger Woods must become Christian to be forgiven

Buddhism is inferior to Christianity when it comes to forgiveness of sins, according to Fox News pundit Brit Hume. Tiger Woods should turn his back on Buddhism and become a Christian to be forgiven for cheating on his wife, Hume told Fox News’ Chris Wallace Sunday. “The extent to which…

Obama advisor: ‘No smoking gun’ in airplane bomb plot

An intelligence review into the failed Christmas day bombing of a Northwest Airline flight bound for Detroit found “no smoking gun,” according to a top counterterrorism advisor to President Barack Obama. “There was no smoking gun,” Deputy National Security Advisor told Fox News’ Chris Wallace Sunday. “There was no piece…

Democratic lawmaker: Cheney has ‘political Tourette’s’

Rep. Eric Massa tells MSNBC’s Ed Schultz that he is tired of the hypocrisy of former Vice President Dick Cheney and Sen. Jim DeMint on national security. This video is from MSNBC’s The Ed Show, broadcast Dec. 30, 2009. Download video via RawReplay.com…

Maddow: Democrats fail to point out GOP national security hypocrisy

Democratic strategist Chris Kofinis helps Rachel Maddow understand why Republicans want to make a partisan issue of terrorism despite their egregious record of failure on national security and why Democrats seem so passive in calling republicans out on their distortions and hypocrisy. This video is from MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow…

Maddow: Conservatives think their torture fantasies effect elections

The Washington Independent’s Spencer Ackerman talks with Rachel Maddow about the GOP’s effort to politicize terrorism, undaunted by hypocrisy and contradictions in their own past, to promote torture for its own sake. This video is from MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow Show, broadcast Dec. 29, 2009. Download video via RawReplay.com…

Maddow: GOP & lobbyist attempt to hijack tea party movement

Rachel Maddow talks with Libertarian political consultant and blogger Stephen Gordon about the effort by Republicans and corporate interests to take over the actual grassroots Libertarian anti-tax, small-government movement. This video is from MSNBC’s News Live, broadcast Dec. 29, 2009. Download video via RawReplay.com…

Baucus spokesman blasts Mark Foley

Tyler Matsdorf, a spokesman for Sen. Max Baucus, took aim at former congressman Mark Foley for perpetuating the rumor that Baucus was drunk on the Senate floor. Unfortunately, those who want to kill any meaningful reform, turned it into an unfounded, untrue personal smear internet rumor. This is beyond the…

Fox guest: Obama ‘emboldened’ terrorists

Wayne Simmons told Fox News’ Brian Kilmeade that the election of “the boy king” President Barack Obama “emboldened” terrorists. This video is from Fox News’ Fox & Friends, broadcast Dec. 29, 2009. Download video via RawReplay.com…

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