Archive for November 17, 2011

A recent campaign ad for GOP presidential candidate Rick Perry makes the claim that President Obama thinks “Americans are lazy.” Scott Pelley puts that claim into context.

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Ed Clay gets waterboarded after hearing in the GOP CBS debate that many candidates didn’t think waterboarding was torture. He goes through two seperate sessions that they teach, the second being much worse…

 

MMA Trainer Ed Clay Gets Waterboarded

With a special deficit-reduction supercommittee floundering, the top Republican in Congress warned Thursday that he won’t permit savings from winding down the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan to pay for President Barack Obama’s jobs spending agenda. \

On Nov. 17th 2011 roughly 200 people packed the Senate Budget Committee room and hallway to hear Sens. Bernie Sanders, Barbara A. Mikulski, Ben Cardin and Rosa DeLauro urge the super committee to protect Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid.

At this morning’s TribLive conversation, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst talked about the intern on his U.S. Senate campaign who made headlines yesterday after tweeting about the temptation to assassinate Barack Obama.