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Booted gay translators could cost Army $45 million

The U.S. Army is so desperate for Arab translators that they’re offering incentives of up to $150,000 to sign up and stay. But they won’t change their position on “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” which cost them more than 300 gay translators who might ultimately cost up to $45 million to…

Intel sources back off Suskind’s Iraq forgery story

Author Ron Suskind talks with Countdown’s Keith Olbermann about allegations in his book, “The Way of the World” which claim that because there was no evidence linking Saddam Hussein to al-Qaida, the White House ordered the CIA to forge and back-date a letter after the invasion that falsely linked the…

Bikers rev engines for McCain at Sturgis rally

(Reuters) STURGIS, S.D. – Republican presidential candidate John McCain attempted to harness a powerful engine of heartland conservatism on Monday – addressing a giant rally of motorcycle enthusiasts. Hundreds of thousands of people converge on the remote town of Sturgis, South Dakota, each year for a week-long festival of rock…

AP asks students: Are Obama and McCain cool?

(AP) Are Barack Obama and John McCain cool? Young voters weigh in on the ‘coolness’ factor. This video is from The Associated Press, broadcast August 5, 2008. Download video…

Protesters greet Bush in South Korea

BBC News reported: “Protestors have scuffled with police at an anti-US demonstration in the South Korean capital, Seoul.” “Earlier in the day President George W. Bush was greeted by both anti and pro-US rallies as he arrived for a two-day visit.” “Protestors were objecting to the decision to lift a…

Stewart: Media became ‘sexually aroused’ by the race card

The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart looked at how the media has handled charges by the McCain campaign that Barack Obama “played the race card.” Stewart said, “I believe the media has perfected the art of being simultaneously offended and sexually aroused.” This video is from Comedy Central’s The Daily Show,…

Suskind defends charge that Bush faked Iraq link to 9/11

NBC’s Meredith Vieira talked with Ron Suskind about his new book that alleges the Bush White House ordered the CIA to create a fake letter linking Saddam Hussein on the 9/11 attacks. This video is from NBC’s Today Show, broadcast August 5, 2008. Download video…

Black journalist suspects racial profiling by McCain campaign

Stephen Price, senior writer for the Tallahasee Democrat, talks with Countdown’s Keith Olbermann about being removed from a John McCain rally in Florida even though he had the proper media credentials. This video is from MSNBC’s Countdown, broadcast August 4, 2008. Download video…

Dana Milbank quits Olbermann over disputed Obama quote

Keith Olbermann announced that Dana Milbank would no longer be appearing on MSNBC Countdown after dispute over a Obama quote published by Milbank. Obama supporters quote Obama as saying, “It has become increasingly clear in my campaign it’s not about me at all. It’s about america. I have just become…

Fox guest: Obama favors aborting born babies

Fox’s Gretchen Carlson and Brian Kilmead talk with Jerome R. Corsi who has written a new book critical of Barack Obama called “Obama Nation.” Bob Beckle challenged Corsi on charges that Obama supported the abortion of a baby after the baby was born. Partial transcript BECKLE: Let me make a…

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