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Bush shoe ducking is a target for late night comics

Jay Leno, David Letterman, Conan O’Brien and Craig Kilborn couldn’t resist getting laughs from President Bush dodging an Iraqi reporter’s shoes. This video is from ABC’s Good Morning America, broadcast Dec. 16, 2008. Download video via RawReplay.com…

Colmes to Coulter: ‘You are a hate crime’

Ann Coulter and Alan Colmes sparred over whether Coulter’s used Barack Obama’s middle name as a slur. The Obama transition team has said that Obama will be sworn in using his full name, “Barack Hussein Obama.” This video is from Fox’s Hannity & Colmes, broadcast Dec. 15, 2008. Download video…

Whistleblower explains why he exposed NSA wiretapping

Former Justice Department lawyer Thomas Tamm explained why he exposed the NSA secret wiretapping program. This was Tamm’s first television interview since revealing himself as a whistleblower. This video is from MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow Show, broadcast Dec. 15, 2008. Download video via RawReplay.com…

Cheney: Gitmo should stay open, waterboarding OK

WASHINGTON (AFP) — The Guantanamo ‘war on terror’ detention center should remain open indefinitely, Vice President Richard Cheney told ABC News in an interview Monday, while also defending the harsh interrogation method known as waterboarding. Cheney was asked when the detention camp at the US naval base at Guantanamo Bay,…

AP claims South Ossetia activist is KGB agent

An independent activist from South Ossetia is challenging U.S. support for Georgia in its war with Russia and describes atrocities by Georgian troops. But an Associated Press investigation finds she may be a plant by Russian spy services. This video is from Associate Press, broadcast Dec. 15, 2008. Download video…

Protesters march against hate crimes targeting Latinos

CNN’s Susan Candiotti reported: “A few hundred people on Sunday marched in Brooklyn to protest last week’s fatal beating of a 31-year-old Ecuadorean man — an incident authorities say may have been a hate crime.” “The demonstrators — holding signs reading ‘No more hate crimes’ — walked a half-mile in…

White House releases 2008 holiday Barneycam

The White House has released their annual skit showing how the president’s pets celebrate the holidays. This video is from CNN.com, broadcast Dec. 15, 2008. Download video via RawReplay.com…

NY Gov.: SNL spoof ridiculed blind people

Saturday Night Live’s spoof of New York Governor David Patterson got poor reviews from the Governor’s office. Patterson’s communication director released a statement saying “this particular ‘Saturday Night Live’ skit unfortunately chose to ridicule people with physical disabilities and imply that disabled people are incapable of having jobs with serious…

Coulter compares liberalism to terrorism

Ann Coulter commented on an Iraqi journalist who threw shoes a President Bush. Coulter told Fox News that the incident was reminiscent of a pie that was thrown at her during a college speech. “Liberalism and terrorism. Different stages of the same disease,” Coulter explained. Coulter said the shoe throwing…

Bush: ‘I’m not insulted’ by thrown shoes

President Bush told ABC’s Martha Raddatz that he wasn’t by a Iraqi journalist who hurled shoes at him. “I thought it was interesting, I thought it was unusual to have a guy throw his show at you. But I’m not insulted. I don’t hold it against the government. I don’t…

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