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Stewart and torture

‘Daily Show’ Rips Torture Bill

Jon Stewart and “Daily Show” correspondent John Oliver put Bush’s torture bill in historical perspective.

Posted on Oct 5, 2006 WATCH & LISTEN


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Bill Maher

Bill Maher Almost Defends Foley

Maher makes the good point that in a less sexually repressed society, Mark Foley could have come out of the closet a long time ago.

Posted on Oct 5, 2006 WATCH & LISTEN


Free Speech

CBS’ Latest Crackpot Sounds Off

On Monday’s “Free Speech” segment, CBS News featured a Columbine father who blamed school shootings on the teaching of evolution and the proliferation of abortion. (Video & Transcript)

Posted on Oct 4, 2006 WATCH & LISTEN


Hastert on CNN

Hastert on Foley Warnings: ‘I Don’t Remember…’

House Speaker Dennis Hastert says he doesn’t remember Rep. Tom Reynolds warning him about Mark Foley last spring. (via FireDogLake)
Incredible. In the literal sense of the word.

Posted on Oct 3, 2006 WATCH & LISTEN


Mark Foley dramatization

A Reenactment of Foley’s IMs

A comedy troupe has put together a dramatization of actual instant message exchanges between Mark Foley and an unidentified teen. Scary part: It’s all true. (Check the record—.pdf file)

Posted on Oct 3, 2006 WATCH & LISTEN


Michael Lewis

E-Word Creates Controversy at Christian Convention

Michael Lewis tells Stephen Colbert how his new book, “The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game,” a rags-to-riches tale about football, caused a “rebellion” at the Christian Booksellers Association convention simply by dropping the E-bomb in the subtitle.

Posted on Oct 3, 2006 WATCH & LISTEN


Foley

Stewart Lampoons GOP’s Harboring of Foley

Newt Gingrich says House leadership would have been accused of gay-bashing had it aggressively addressed Mark Foley’s misdeeds.  On “The Daily Show,” Jon Stewart snapped back: “And by the way, equating a 52-year-old congressman who preys on 16-year-olds with being gay may be one reason the GOP is accused of gay-bashing.”

Posted on Oct 3, 2006 WATCH & LISTEN


Foley and Walsh

Foley on Predator ‘Sickos’

“If I were one of these sickos, I’d be nervous….” That’s what former Rep. Mark Foley said about sexual predators during a 2005 taping of “America’s Most Wanted.”
The hypocrisy is so thick, it could be churned like butter.

Posted on Oct 2, 2006 WATCH & LISTEN


Snow and O'Brien

Snow on Foley: ‘Simply Naughty E-Mails’

Watch as the White House flack does his best to shield the GOP leadership from the fallout of the Foley page scandal.

Posted on Oct 2, 2006 WATCH & LISTEN


Woodward and Wallace

Woodward: Kissinger Re-Fighting Vietnam via Bush

In his “60 Minutes” interview, Bob Woodward said Henry Kissinger “is almost like a member of the [Bush] family,” and that in his frequent meetings with Bush and Cheney, Kissinger’s dogmatic ‘stay the course’ advice on Iraq amounts to “fighting the Vietnam war again.”

Posted on Oct 2, 2006 WATCH & LISTEN


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