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PNAC members start new neocon group

The Neocons are back. The same Republicans who sold the country on the war in Iraq have formed a new group called the Foreign Policy Initiative, and declaring their last group as “mission accomplished.” Rachel Maddow is joined by thinkprogress.org’s Matt Duss. This video is from MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow…

Hersh: Cheney has moles in Obama government

Investigative report Sy Hersh talks about his interview with Dick Cheney in which the former vice president continued to make anti-Obama comments. This video is from MSNBC’s Countdown, broadcast Mar. 31, 2009. Download video via RawReplay.com…

Gore recount lawyer: Franken has won

One race from November that’s still not resolved is the Senate race in Minnesota. Al Franken has a pretty substantial lead, but incumbent Norm Coleman still won’t concede. Rachel Maddow talks to attorney David Boies, who represented Al Gore in the 2000 election recount. This video is from MSNBC’s Countdown,…

Olbermann: O’Reilly ‘a big wuss’

Countdown’s Keith Olbermann separates fact from fiction regarding Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly’s interview with Broadcasting and Cable magazine. This video is from MSNBC’s Countdown, broadcast Mar. 30, 2009. Download video via RawReplay.com…

Turley: Obama ‘protecting’ Bush, Cheney from torture charges

While former Vice President Dick Cheney continues to stand by his belief that “enhanced interrogation” otherwise known as torture prevented many terrorists attacks, former senior government official aides are disputing that contention. Constitutional law Prof. Jonathan Turley discusses. This video is from MSNBC’s Countdown, broadcast Mar. 30, 2009. Download video…

Obama: Afghanistan is ‘America’s war’

President Barack Obama told CBS’ Bob Schieffer that the war in Afghanistan was “America’s war.” The president was careful not to take responsibility for starting the war. “It’s the same war that we initiated after 9/11 as a consequence of those attacks on 3,000 Americans who were just going about…

Petraeus denies systematic torture during Bush years

Gen. David Petraeus told CNN’s John King that the military didn’t order torture while Bush was president. “Was the line crossed? Did you do things which you fundamentally thought were wrong and immoral? ” asked King. “We certainly did not. There were incidents that did and we learned hard lessons…

McCain won’t commit to Palin support in 2012

John McCain told NBC’s David Gregory that his pick for vice president in the 2008 election wouldn’t necessarily be his pick for president in 2012. McCain wants to see who the other candidates are before expressing support for Gov. Sarah Palin. “I would have to see who the candidates are…

Gates: Postpone ‘Don’t ask, don’t tell’ changes

Defense Secretary Robert Gates told Fox’s Chris Wallace that this is the wrong time to make changes to the military controversial ‘Don’t ask, don’t tell’ policy. “I think the president and I feel like we’ve got a lot on our plates right now, and let’s push that one down the…

Dallas cop refused to let NFL player see dying relative

A Dallas police officer is under investigation after he held a NFL player while his relative died. Houston Texans running back Ryan Moats was rushing to the hospital to see his dying wife’s mother. Dallas Officer Robert Powell refused to let Moats go into the hospital after running a red…

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