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Giuliani: ‘We had no domestic attacks under Bush’

UPDATE: ABC’s George Stephanopoulos has taken responsibility for not challenging former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani on the mayor’s assertion on Good Morning America Friday that “we had no domestic attacks under Bush.” As noted below, a Giuliani spokesman “clarified” the mayor’s statement later in the day, arguing that the…

Ronald Reagan’s grandson arrested

LOS ANGELES — The grandson of former president Ronald Reagan was arrested Thursday at the home of his father, police in Los Angeles said. Police apprehended 31-year old Cameron Reagan shortly after midnight at the home of his talk show host father, Michael Reagan. Celebrity website TMZ.com said police were…

Obama: ‘We will not succumb to a siege mentality’

Update at bottom: ‘I told the president today, I let him down,’ counter-terrorism chief John Brennan says; Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano vague on how many full-body scanners will be deployed In a wide-ranging and detailed speech, President Barack Obama on Thursday took responsibility for the intelligence failures that led…

Grisly Skull and Bones trophies to be auctioned

Grisly trophies from Yale University’s mysterious Skull and Bones society, whose members include former president George W. Bush, are to go on auction in New York this month. The human skull and two large bones are estimated to sell for between 10,000 and 20,000 dollars on January 22 at Christie’s.…

Rep. Pete King: Using word ‘terrorism’ more would make us safer

The ranking Republican on the House Homeland Security Committee believes one thing President Obama could do to fix the holes in the US’s air security system is to say the word “terrorism” more. US House Rep. Pete King (D-NY) made the comment to host George Stephanopoulos on ABC’s Good Morning…

Hack attack portrays Mr. Bean as president of Europe

Legendary physical comedy character Mr. Bean, portrayed by actor Rowan Atkinson, is not the president of Europe. But if you were looking at the Spanish Web site set up for their temporary presidency of the European Union, that fact may not have been so clear. That’s because a piece of…

Stewart: Obama critics have ‘no memories and giant balls’

Back from holiday break Monday, The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart addressed the attempted Christmas day bombing of Northwest Airlines flight 253. The Comedy Central host had a tough message for the intelligence community and for critics of the Obama administration. Stewart was appalled that the intelligence community could have missed…

Dem lawmaker smacks Cheney: ‘Political diarrhea of the mouth’

Challenges former VP to debate, says Democrats “need to grow a spine” WASHINGTON — Rep. Eric Massa (D-NY) on Wednesday delivered a fervent and stinging rebuke to former Vice President Dick Cheney’s recent attack on President Obama after the failed Christmas bombing. “I am sick and tired of the former…

NBC journo: Obama faces double standard on terrorism because Dems won’t speak up

Republicans’ aggressive attacks against President Barack Obama for waiting three days to speak out on the foiled Christmas Day airliner bombing have many political observers declaring that the president faces a “double standard” on the issue. And NBC’s Mark Murray has a theory as to why that is: The Democratic…

White House aims to calm bickering intel leaders: report

WASHINGTON — The White House has published an internal memo to calm tension between CIA director Leon Panetta and Director of National Intelligence Dennis Blair, who is seeking increased control over covert operations, the Los Angeles Times reported Tuesday. The classified order asserts the Central Intelligence Agency’s direct authority over…

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