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Stewart: Hope ‘died less than three weeks in’

Jon Stewart looks at Republican attempts to block President Obama’s economic stimulus plan. This video is from Comedy Central’s The Daily Show, broadcast Feb 9, 2009. Download video via RawReplay.com…

Poll: Afghans blame US more than Taliban for violence

A new poll by ABC says the U.S. is losing support in Afghanistan. This video is from ABCNews.com, broadcast Feb 9, 2009. Download video via RawReplay.com…

PETA uses KKK imagery to protest kennel club

Activists dressed in white sheets and pointy hoods stood outside of Madison Square Gardens to protest the start of the Westminster Kennel Club. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) staged the protest to coincide with advertisements promoting their Animal Birth Control Campaign. On Friday, PETA announced their latest…

Leahy proposes ‘truth commission’ to investigate DOJ abuses

Sen. Patrick Leahy has proposed a “truth commission” to investigate abuse of the Justice Department during the Bush Administration. RAW STORY has more details here. This video is from CNN.com, broadcast Feb 9, 2009. Download video via RawReplay.com…

Obama considers having a beer with Hannity

President Barack Obama held a town hall meeting in Elkhart, IN today to push his stimulus plan. During the town hall, one woman commented that Obama should have a beer with conservative pundit Sean Hannity. Obama said that he didn’t know Hannity wanted to have a beer with him but…

Knoxville church shooter: ‘This was a hate crime’

The News Sentinel obtained a copy of the “manifesto” written by Jim David Adkisson after opening fire and killing two members of a Knoxville church last year. “This was a hate crime,” wrote Adkisson. He had intended the “manifesto” to serve as his suicide note. The News Sentinel reported: Adkisson,…

Record numbers of homeless vets seeking donations

Planners of an annual event that reaches out to homeless veterans say that there is record demand for clothing and other donations. The Arizona Stand Down event provides clothes, food and services to veterans every year. This year, they say the need is bigger than ever. The Arizona Republic has…

Kucinich to hold hearings on wasted bailout money

Dennis Kucinich is unhappy with banks that have taken bailout money then paid out money in large advertising deals. Citigroup will pay out $400 million to put its name on the new New York Mets stadium. Kucinich told CNN’s Carol Costello that he plans Congressional hearings to examine waste by…

Porn star drafted to replace Sen. David Vitter

A website has launched a petition in an effort to draft adult entertainer Stormy Daniels to run against Sen. David Vitter. “Originally the focus wasn’t even about making me as a candidate. I think it was about bringing attention to the Senate race in general and then the response was…

Ex-Klansman apologizes for beating Rep. Lewis

Former Klansman Elwin Wilson apologizes to the “whole world” for beating Rep. John Lewis long ago. This video is from CNN.com, broadcast Feb 8, 2009. Download video via RawReplay.com…

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