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Nas tells Colbert: O’Reilly is afraid of me

Stephen Colbert talked with Nas about his petition that alleges Fox News mounting racist attacks against Black Americans and presidential candidate Barack Obama. This video is from Comedy Central’s The Colbert Report, broadcast July 23, 2008. Download video…

Columnist Robert Novak issued citation after hitting pedestrian

Syndicated columnist Robert Novak says he has been issued a $50 citation after hitting a pedestrian while driving in downtown Washington. Witnesses say the collision occurred about 10 a.m. Wednesday as the 77-year-old Novak was traveling near K Street in his black Chevrolet Corvette. RAW STORY has more details here.…

CNN: Police racism blamed in Louisiana taser killing

CNN’s Drew Griffin reported on a Louisiana who was killed after being shot by a taser nine times. Baron “Scooter” Pikes stopped twitching after the seventh tasing. According to the coroner he may have been dead with the final two shocks were delivered. Carol Powell Lexing is an attorney for…

Wes Clark: President ‘not subordinate’ to generals

MSNBC’s Dan Abrams talked with Gen. Wesley Clark, Obama supporter Catherine Crier and The Washington Times’ Tara Wall about Barack Obama saying that he would not obey every wish of commanders in Iraq. Obama had been attacked by McCain campaign adviser Randy Scheunemann for “refusing to defer” to General Petraeus.…

Bush in leaked fundraiser video: ‘Wall Street got drunk’

On Friday, June 18th, at a fundraiser for candidate Pete Olson, President Bush, a Harvard MBA, shared his assessment of the economy after asking that cameras be turned off: “There’s no question about it: Wall Street got drunk…it got drunk, and now it’s got a hangover. The question is, how…

CNN: Bush sewer plant vote on San Francisco ballot

CNN’s Dan Simon looks at a San Francisco ballot initiative that would rename a sewer plant for President George W. Bush. This video is from CNN’s American Morning, broadcast July 23, 2008. Download video…

Lewis Black: Weak dollar makes America world’s Wal-mart

Comedy Central’s Lewis Black rants at the recent sale of American landmarks and establishments to foreign interests. This video is from Comedy Central’s The Daily Show, broadcast July 22, 2008. Download video…

Colbert slams Air Force ‘luxury’ flights for top brass

Stephen Colbert devoted his “The Word” segment to a plan to create luxury flights for top Air Force officials while troops have harsh flight conditions. This video is from Comedy Central’s The Colbert Report, broadcast July 22, 2008. Download video…

Raw video: Obama visits Israeli Holocaust shrine

(AP) Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama began his busy day in Israel and the Palestinian territories at a breakfast meeting with Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak. He also visited the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial. This video is from The Associated Press, broadcast July 23, 2008. Download video…

MSNBC: Will preemptive Bush pardons prevent prosecutions?

Will the White House take an unprecedented step of offering preemptive pardons to those who participated in illegal activity involving America’s counterterrorism program, possibly saving members of the Bush administration from future criminal investigations? Professor Jonathan Turley gives his analysis. This video is from MSNBC’s News Live, broadcast July 22,…

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