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Jon Stewart

Stewart Mocks O’Reilly’s Al Qaeda Claim

The “Daily Show” pokes fun at Bill O’Reilly’s recent bragging that Al Qaeda has him on a hit list.  As Jon Stewart points out: “I don’t know if you’ve seen the Al Qaeda tapes, um…we’re kind of all on the hit list.”

Posted on Sep 22, 2006 WATCH & LISTEN


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Scarborough, Maher Debate Bush’s Idiocy, Free Speech

Check out this can’t-miss two-part interview between Bill Maher and Joe Scarborough. Maher ends the first segment with a uppercut knockout punch straight to Bush’s jaw; in the second part, Bill says “the jury’s in” on the “idiot” question.

Posted on Sep 20, 2006 WATCH & LISTEN


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NBC’s Gregory v. Bush on Torture

NBC reporter David Gregory uses a smart hypothetical scenario to challenge Bush on his interrogation policy; Bush ducks it and keeps to his talking points—as usual, but Gregory keeps up.

Posted on Sep 20, 2006 WATCH & LISTEN


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Is This Torture?

The USA show “The 4400” featured this dramatized depiction of “waterboarding,” in which victims are made to feel as though they are drowning. Andrew Sullivan says it’s time to look at what our government is doing and call it by its proper name.

Posted on Sep 20, 2006 WATCH & LISTEN


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Colbert Rips American Tribalism

Stephen Colbert offered this riff on racial tribalism in America, after learning that whites tend to live amongst other whites.  Heres a taste: ғIm colorblind.  I donҒt see race, folks, and I always thought my gated community was incredibly diverse.  But, uh, today I asked around and it turns out that everyone at last weeks ґsmooth jazz and mayonnaise block party was in fact white.Ҕ

Posted on Sep 20, 2006 WATCH & LISTEN


Stephen Colbert

Colbert Lampoons Bush?s Torture Agenda

On Monday, Stephen Colbert went after Bush?s proposed re-imagining of the Geneva Convention by inviting the president to come on the ?Report? and demonstrate his preferred interrogation techniques.  Mocking the president?s assertion that the treaty banning torture lacks clarity, Colbert observed: ?I personally think the image of the president saying specifically what, to him, is not an outrage on human dignity will make everyone see his position very clearly….?

Posted on Sep 19, 2006 WATCH & LISTEN


Bill Clinton

Stewart Probes Clinton for Hillary?s Weakness

Bill Clinton made an appearance on ?The Daily Show? Monday to share the heartwarming work of his Clinton Global Initiative, but the climax of the interview was much more fun.  Jon Stewart put the former president on the ?seat of heat? and asked: ?Mr. President, Hillary Clinton may be running for president.  If so, what is the key to defeating her??

Posted on Sep 19, 2006 WATCH & LISTEN


Jim Webb

Pithy Eloquence From Allen’s Rival on Iraq and Terror

The man challenging Sen. George “Macaca” Allen in the Virginia Senate race gave one of the most concise and well-put descriptions of the supposed Iraq-terror connection that we’ve ever heard. Watch it.

Posted on Sep 18, 2006 WATCH & LISTEN


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Kids ‘Worship’ Picture of Bush in ‘Jesus Camp’

This new documentary affords an inside look at an evangelical camp for kids in North Dakota in which campers praise a photo of the president, among other things. Watch an ABC News report on the film. (h/t: Huff Po)

  • Earlier: “God’s Army of 6-Year-Olds” (trailers, interviews, articles, etc.)
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    Posted on Sep 18, 2006 WATCH & LISTEN


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