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Air Force: Nuclear missile crew fell asleep on duty

CNN’s Barbara Starr reported that the Air Force said that a crew in charge of outdated nuclear missile launch codes fell asleep while on duty. Air Force Times reported: “Three missile officers with the 91st Space Wing at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., fell asleep July 12 while holding a…

Obama speaks to more than 200,000 in Berlin

BERLIN (AP) – Before an enormous crowd, Democratic presidential contender Barack Obama on Thursday summoned Europeans and Americans together to “defeat terror and dry up the well of extremism that supports it” as surely as they conquered communism a generation ago. RAW STORY has more details here. This video is…

McCain denies he misstated timing of Iraq surge

(AP) Republican John McCain pushed back against Democratic criticism that he misstated when the troop buildup ordered by President Bush began, saying elements were put in place before Bush announced the strategy in early 2007. This video is from The Associated Press, broadcast July 24, 2008. Download video…

Lawyer: Republicans gave Rove excuse to avoid testifying

Karl Rove is finally talking about the alleged political prosecution of former Alabama Gov. Don Siegelman, but is still refusing to answer questions under oath. Siegelman and former House Judiciary Committee counsel Julian Epstein join Dan Abrams. Epstein said, “I think what the Republicans tryied to do with this letter…

Fox host: Obama accused Fox of ‘brainwashing our troops’

Fox hosts Brian Kilmead, Gretchen Carlson and Steve Doocy complained that Barack Obama commented that Fox News the channel most seen by troops overseas. Brian Kilmead said that Obama was accusing Fox of “brainwashing our troops.” The Fox hosts asked Rudy Giuliani to comment on Obama’s remark. Giuliani said that…

Stewart mocks confusion between Obama and Osama names

John Stewart says that it’s time for the media to realize his name is Barack Obama and not Osama bin Laden. This video is from Comedy Central’s The Daily Show, broadcast July 23, 2008. Download video…

Scarborough: People against the war ‘too stupid to change’

MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough talked with Time Magazine managing editor Rick Stengel and MSNBC’s Mike Murphy about why Barack Obama does not regret his support for the Iraq surge. Scarborough said, “People are still against the war because that’s where they were in 2002 and they’re too stupid to change their…

Worker fired after suing over N-word

CNN’s Sonny Hostin reported on a former Northrop Grumman employee who filed a lawsuit over use of the N-word in his workplace. Marvin Jackson said that he was fired after filing the complaint. This video is from CNN’s American Morning, broadcast July 24, 2008. Download video…

John Edwards: Obama wasn’t wrong about surge

CNN’s John Roberts talked with John Edwards about Barack Obama opposition to the surge of troops in Iraq. Partial transcript ROBERTS: Let me ask you about Iraq. You said and you made a very, very strong point about this during the primary campaign and during all of the debates leading…

Jon Stewart: McCain could lose campaign and war

John Stewart looks at John McCain’s latest “classy” attack on Barack Obama. This video is from Comedy Central’s The Daily Show, broadcast July 23, 2008. Download video…

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