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NYC cop fatally shot after being mistaken for suspect

Officer Omar J. Edwards was shot and killed by officer Andrew Dunton Thursday night. Commissioner Ray Kelly said that Dunton had mistaken Edwards for a suspect. CBS 2 has more details here: But Rev. Al Sharpton issued a statement Friday morning questioning whether the police department could investigate themselves “fairly…

Fear at the core of GOP message: Reporter

The latest GOP ads are using fear to campaign against Congressional Democrats. Rachel Maddow talks to Chris Hayes, Washington editor of “The Nation,” about these latest ads. This video is from MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow Show, broadcast May 28, 2009. Download video via RawReplay.com…

Olbermann debunks right wing car dealership conspiracy theory

Countdown’s Keith Olbermann questions the right wing’s latest conspiracy theory that Democrats are out to destroy Republican car dealerships. This video is from MSNBC’s Countdown, broadcast May 28, 2009. Download video via RawReplay.com…

Ventura talks to Olbermann about torture effectiveness

Former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura joins “Countdown” to talk about more effective (and legal) tactics than waterboading. This video is from MSNBC’s Countdown, broadcast May 28, 2009. Download video via RawReplay.com…

Gibbs disputes unreleased photos showed detainees being raped

White House press secretary Robert Gibbs took exception to a Telegraph report that suggested detainee abuse photos that were withheld by President Obama showed rape. This video is from C-SPAN, broadcast May 28, 2009. Download video via RawReplay.com…

Top security advisor pushes back on Cheney criticism of Obama

WASHINGTON (AFP) — President Barack Obama’s national security advisor James Jones rejected ex-vice president Dick Cheney’s claim that dismantling Bush-era anti-terror policies had made Americans less safe. “In my view, I firmly believe that the United States is not only safe but it will be more secure and the American…

NY cop acquitted after body slamming woman

The AP reported: A New York policeman who was caught on video apparently body slamming a woman to a tile floor has been acquitted of civil rights violations. Jurors in federal court in White Plains found 39-year-old Yonkers Police Officer Wayne Simoes (SIM’-oze) not guilty Wednesday afternoon. The video, from…

Michelle Malkin: Bill O’Reilly ‘smeared’ my blog

Michelle Malkin is upset at Bill O’Reilly for taking a hateful comment off of her blog, Hot Air, and portraying it as a blog post. The comment suggested that Judge Sonia Sotomayor was “unqualified, militant and extremist” and referred to President Barack Obama as “Hussein.” “I think that it’s this…

Dick Morris calls for proliferation of nuclear weapons to Japan

Dick Morris thinks he has a solution to North Korea’s desire to acquire nuclear weapons: Create a nuclear arms race with Japan. “I would tell [President Obama] to go to Japan and talk to the Japanese to get serious about acquiring nuclear weapons,” Morris told Fox’s Bill O’Reilly. This video…

Biden cracks joke about Obama and teleprompter

Vice president Joe Biden was giving the commencement speech at the Air Force Academy when his teleprompter was blown over by the wind. The vice president took the occasion to make a joke at the president’s expense. “What am I going to tell the president when I tell him his…

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