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Catholic league president: Atheists ‘out there to get us’

Catholic league president Bill Donohue is a little paranoid that liberals and atheists are out to destroy his religion. “I don’t mean the moderate liberals. I have no problem with them. I’m talking about the extremists within their ranks who have become very very vocal,” Donohue explained. “And over the…

Ridge backs off claim terror alerts were politicized

Nicole Wallace called Tom Ridge a “wussy” for writing that he was pressured to raise the terrorism alert level for political reasons prior to the 2004 election. Perhaps the name calling has worked because Ridge is now backing off those charges. Ridge told ABC’s Diane Sawyer that the system worked.…

Kurtz slams O’Reilly for ‘unfair editing’

In a segment about how his remarks were taken out of context by Jon Stewart, Bill O’Reilly managed to take Ann Kornblut’s comments about him out of context. Jon Stewart pointed out how O’Reilly views on protesters had changed since right wing protesters had begun appearing at health care town…

McCain pushes back against Cheney: Interrogations violated law

Sen. John McCain disagrees with former Vice President Dick Cheney’s claim that enhanced interrogation techniques helped keep the country safe. “I think the interrogations were in violation of the Geneva Conventions and the convention against torture that we ratified under President Reagan,” McCain told CBS’ Bob Schieffer Sunday. “I think…

George Will wants truth commission on torture

Conservative columnist George Will has joined many who are calling for a commission to investigate the use of enhanced interrogation techiniques. “We ought to have a commission. Fred Hiatt in The Washington Post suggests this morning, Sandra Day O’Connor and David Souter, bring them down, set it up and answer…

Cheney: Torture investigation ‘offended the hell out of me’

Former Vice President Dick Cheney told Fox News’ Chris Wallace that politics are driving a decision to investigate the possible torture of detainees. “I think it’s a terrible decision,” he said. “It’s clearly a political move. I mean, there’s no other rationale for why they’re doing this.” A full transcript…

Bachmann heckled at health care reform town hall

Rep. Michele Bachmann faced shouting constituents at a town hall event Thursday. “Health care! Health care!” one man heckled, as Bachmann tried to make her opening remarks. The Minnesota Independent has more details here. This video is from Minnesota Independent, broadcast Aug. 28, 2009. Download video via RawReplay.com…

Fox guest claims Obama providing ‘aid and comfort’ to terrorists

Fox & Friends assembled a panel of “experts” that all seemed to agree the Obama administration was making a mistake by investigating abuses by interrogators. Fox News’ Brian Kilmeade talked with former CIA analyst Michael Scheuer, former deputy assistant Secretary of Defense Peter Brooks and former FBI investigator William Daly.…

Doctor: Mistake not to treat anti-abortion crimes as terrorism

Rachel Maddow talks to Dr. Leroy Carhart about the deadly threat posed by violent hateful anti-choice mobs who are targeting doctors who perform abortions. This video is from MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow Show, broadcast Aug. 27, 2009. Download video via RawReplay.com…

Olbermann: Congressman defending ‘right wing terrorist’ should resign

Worst Persons in the World Rep. Wally Herger, R-Calif., blames the Obama administration for his applause for a self-declared right-wing terrorist. This video is from MSNBC’s Countdown, broadcast Aug. 27, 2009. Download video via RawReplay.com…

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