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Rumsfeld grilled

Former CIA Agent Calls Rumsfeld Out on Iraq Lies

The secretary of defense was unable to defend himself when a 27-year CIA veteran confronted him with a false claim Rumsfeld made in 2003 about Iraqi WMDs. Stunning.

Posted on May 4, 2006 WATCH & LISTEN


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Colbert Roasts FEMA

Colbert Suggests a New Name for FEMA

“The Colbert Report” host, fresh off his career-making roast of President Bush, comes up with a way to save the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

Posted on May 4, 2006 WATCH & LISTEN


Albright Stewart

Jon Stewart Debriefs Madeleine Albright

“The Daily Show” host gets the skinny from the former secretary of state on Bush’s “consultation” with over a dozen former White House advisors. Scary part: Albright says Bush was exactly the way he sounds on TV.

Posted on May 4, 2006 WATCH & LISTEN


Two Bushes

A Tale of Two Bushes

Check out the gag routine that Bush and a presidential impersonator did during Sunday’s correspondents’ dinner. It’s funny, but a lot safer than the Stephen Colbert roast that followed it.

Posted on May 2, 2006 WATCH & LISTEN


Morley Colbert

Colbert Does ‘60 Minutes’

Morley Safer profiles Stephen Colbert in the wake of his take-no-prisoners roast of President Bush. Watch for the bit about the origins of “truthiness.”

Posted on May 1, 2006 WATCH & LISTEN


Pink

Songs of Protest

The Nation magazine notes that just as Bob Dylan moved the Vietnam era, many modern-day acts are eloquently and forcefully calling for change in America.
An audio/video sampling of protest:

  • Green Day
  • Neil Young
  • Pink
  • Pearl Jam
  • Kanye West
  • The Dixie Chicks

  • Posted on Apr 28, 2006 WATCH & LISTEN


    Colbert and anti-gay congressman

    Colbert Takes a Ride on a GOP Road

    Georgia Republican Congressman Phil Gingrey seconds Colbert’s motion that homosexuals shouldn’t be allowed to “gay up” the highways.

    Posted on Apr 28, 2006 WATCH & LISTEN


    Stop the Madness video

    Schwarzenegger & Celebs: ‘Stop the Madness’ on Drugs

    This 1985 anti-drug music video was the only such work to ever be sponsored by the White House. Featuring Ah-nold, Whitney Houston, David Hasselhoff and Nancy Reagan, it is a bygone, cheesy reminder of the nation’s fight against drugs.

    Posted on Apr 28, 2006 WATCH & LISTEN


    Colbert Kristol

    Colbert to Kristol: ‘Which Dictator Do We Take Down Next?’

    “The Colbert Report” host achieves what few traditional media interviewers can do: make neocon leader William Kristol stammer and sweat about his support for the Iraq invasion.

    Posted on Apr 28, 2006 WATCH & LISTEN


    Jon Stewart and Rumsfeld

    Jon Stewart: ‘Holy Crap, We’re Going to War With Iran’

    After Donald Rumsfeld dismissed reports of a possible strike on Iran by mockingly saying, “Henny penny the sky is falling…” Jon Stewart spanked the secretary of defense with a clip of him using the same phrase three years ago—to mock the idea that Iraq was descending into chaos.

    Posted on Apr 21, 2006 WATCH & LISTEN


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