Quantcast
Connect with us

Maher: Obama ‘sucking up to the people he should be fighting’

Published

on

Bill Maher and his panel ripped into President Barack Obama on Friday night’s “Real Time.”

“It would be kind of a tragedy if we got to the end of four years of Democratic rule without having tried any Democratic policies,” Maher said. “I know Washington is tough, and Republicans are assholes, but someone needs to tell me why Obama won’t be more liberal even when the public is on his side.”

ADVERTISEMENT

“It turns out he’s a politician!” New York Times media columnist David Carr said. He called the Republican race a “tallest leprechaun contest” and predicted that Obama would win another term.

Watch the clip below, embedded via Mediaite. Originally aired June 24, 2011, on HBO.


Report typos and corrections to: [email protected].
READ COMMENTS - JOIN THE DISCUSSION
Continue Reading

2020 Election

Early voting to be hit by heavy rain and flooding as Hurricane Zeta barrels towards the Gulf Coast

Published

on

Hurricane Zeta is expected to make landfall near Louisiana's border with Mississippi on Wednesday evening as campaigns work to get supporters to the polls and convince any undecided voters to back their candidate.

"Hurricane conditions and life-threatening storm surge are possible along portions of the northern Gulf Coast on Wednesday, and Storm Surge and Hurricane Watches are in effect," the National Hurricane Center warned.

"Between Tuesday night and Thursday, heavy rainfall is expected from portions of the central Gulf Coast into the southern Appalachians and Mid-Atlantic states near and in advance of Zeta. This rainfall will lead to flash, urban, small stream, and minor river flooding," the center explained.

Continue Reading

Breaking Banner

Brett Kavanaugh caught lying in SCOTUS opinion against voting access during the pandemic: report

Published

on

Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh on Monday voted that 2020 elections ballots in Wisconsin can only be counted if received by Election Day.

Kavanaugh issued his own concurring opinion, where he suggested that state courts should be barred from protecting voting rights.

Kavanaugh also made a mistake of fact.

Sam Levine, a voting rights reporter for the Guardian, noted Kavanaugh was inaccurate in his concurring opinion.

Continue Reading
 

Breaking Banner

Amy Coney Barrett confirmed to the U.S. Supreme Court despite questions of legitimacy

Published

on

The US Senate confirmed conservative jurist Amy Coney Barrett as the Supreme Court's newest justice Monday, delivering President Donald Trump a landmark win just eight days before the election.

The deeply divided chamber voted 52 to 48, largely along party lines in the Republican-controlled Senate, making Barrett the third Trump nominee to reach the high court and cementing a six-to-three conservative majority.

Republican lawmakers broke into applause as the tally was read out, and the White House is also expected to celebrate the confirmation in the final run-up to the November 3 election, in which more than 60 million Americans have already voted.

Continue Reading
 
 
Democracy is in peril. Invest in progressive news. Join Raw Story Investigates for $1. Go ad-free. LEARN MORE