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McCain: Obama Thrilled Iran And Syrian President By Seeking Congressional Approval For Attack
Good old "bomb, bomb, bomb Iran" McCain continued his rounds this weekend beating the drums for more war with an appearance on Face the Nation this Sunday, and he is of course not happy that President Obama is going to seek Congressional approval for military action in Syria. Read more...
Shock of shocks... it's Sunday and Senator Sourpuss John McCain has showed up on yet another talking heads show to complain about President Obama. Read more...
Here's something you don't see every day -- someone in our corporate media actually calling out Republicans for feeding them lies. Good for CBS and Major Garrett. Read more...
From this Saturday's The Chris Matthews Show, it seem the Villagers believe the Obama campaign is going to quit going after Mitt Romney on the issue of his taxes once the Republican convention rolls around. I'm not sure why they would do that but Read more...
Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann says that the U.S. should be more like China and do away with Great Society programs like Medicare and Medicaid. At a debate with seven other Republican candidates in South Carolina Saturday Read more...

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If there's one thing you can count on from a Republican primary debate when the subject is foreign policy, it's that there will be lots of drum beating for the United States to go to war with Iran. This Saturday night's debate on CBS was no exception with Newt Gingrich going so far as to say we should be assassinating their scientists if that's what it would take to prevent their nuclear program from moving forward. Read more...
The audience at Saturday night's Republican presidential debate erupted into applause at the mention of waterboarding, an interrogation technique that is often described as torture. The National Journal's Major Garrett asked Republican Read more...
You’ve got to love this one. Chris Matthews on his weekend show put it to his “Matthews Meter” and asked his regulars if “serious candidate” Haley Barbour “can run as a Southern alternative without appearing racially Read more...
Jeffrey Sachs was actually allowed some air time on Morning Joe to make a lot of really great points about how America is spending our money in the midst of what's being called a budget crisis. I would argue that we don't have a budget crisis. We Read more...
During the panel discussion on This Week, George Will calls Republican opposition to raising the debt limit "suicidal" and Amy Walter gives us some insight into just what game Lindsey Graham is probably playing. TAPPER: Speaking of -- of the Read more...