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36 min ago | Daily Kos
The GOP never misses an opportunity to scaremonger, and this time they're centering their authoritarian bona fides on the Senate version of the USA Freedom Act. The legislation is rather tame, in my opinion, compared to what is needed to rein in the NSA and other intelligence agencies in their ill-conceived quest to capture every byte of electronic information in the world.
4 hrs ago | Crooks and Liars
Host Chuck Todd spent the better part of Bernie Sanders very first appearance on Meet the Press fishing for soundbites of Sanders attacking President Obama and Hillary Clinton. Unlike Sen. John McCain, who has been on Meet the Press sixty nine times and counting, this was Sen. Bernie Sanders first appearance on the show, so naturally host Chuck Todd wanted to spend the better part of it trying to get Sanders to attack President Obama and his potential 2016 presidential rival, Hillary Clinton.
9 hrs ago | The Daily Caller
Former White House press secretary Jay Carney said Sunday that 2014 is "not going to be a good year for Democrats, by definition." The former White House spokesman appeared on CNN's "State of the Union" panel to discuss about the 2014 midterms in one of his first appearances on the network since joining on as a contributor.
13 hrs ago | Mediaite.com
Senators Lindsey Graham and John McCain have been two of the most frequent guests on the Sunday political shows over the past few years, but Graham is beginning to wonder whether anybody has been even been listening to them.* Guest host John Roberts asked Sunday morning if the best way to fight ISIS is to embolden Iraqi and Syrian forces rather than rely on a U.S. military presence that could further inflame anti-American sentiment. "Apparently nobody's been listening to what Senator McCain and I have been saying for the past three years!" a revved-up Graham answered.
Maybe it would have been different if the vicious zealots who held journalists James Foley and Steven Sotloff captive had simply lined them up against a wall and shot them. But the barbaric beheadings were more than most Americans could bear even to think about.
It seems evident that U.S. President Barack Obama today still does not understand how much he owes to Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko. If he did, and if the cease-fire and negotiation terms Poroshenko has signed with the country's pro-Russian insurgents in the southeast of his country and their friends in Moscow continue to hold, he would thank Poroshenko for an invaluable gift of peace to Americans and NATO, as well as to his own country.
President Obama on Saturday restated his plan to destroy Islamic State but did not say the United States "is at war" with the Middle East terror group, creating more uncertainty what exactly is the U.S. mission. "We're moving ahead with our strategy to degrade and ultimately destroy this terrorist organization," Obama said in his weekly radio and online address.
MCCAIN: "The differences on Iraq in this campaign are deep. Unlike Senator John McCain, I opposed the war in Iraq before it began, and would end it as president.
On this week's edition of the POLITICO Podcast, James Hohmann hosts senior defense correspondent Phil Ewing, politics reporter Tarini Parti and yours truly for a conversation on Obama's prime time address on his strategy to combat ISIL, Jay Carney's on-air fight with Sen. John McCain, the changing business of political consulting and Ted Cruz's less than warm welcome at an event hosted by a Christian organization.
Sarah Palin's supporters have long urged her to found her own party. Last week, she went out in Anchorage and did find a party, but the trouble may be different than the political kind.
If a lawmaker or a candidate or any American wants to understand the problems with President Obama's approach to the Islamic State, he or she should look no further than the remarks delivered by Rep. Buck McKeon at the American Enterprise Institute. To be blunt, there is too much magical thinking going on.
Rep. Trent Franks, R-Glendale, thinks President Barack Obama's plan to fight ISIS is 'insufficient,' but believes Congress will ultimately approve his request for military personnel to train fighters in the region. Rep. Matt Salmon, R-Mesa, said that if President Barack Obama wants a declaration of war for the fight against ISIS, he should come to Congress and ask for one.
Someone finally got CNN to explain why Sen. John McCain seems to have a permanent chair on all the major news networks. It certainly is a window into the dark and hollow cable news soul.
How come no one in the media ever reminds McCain of his 2010 Tweet where he declared withdrawal of Troops in Iraq was a "Victory" whenever McCain starts foaming at the mouth complaining that President Obama brought the "last US troops" home from Iraq? I think John McCain is a liar. I've heard some people say he's just insane, but I think he both a liar and insane.
In his speech Wednesday night , President Barack Obama said he would "welcome congressional support" for his expanded-but-limited plan to destroy ISIS, the terror organization wreaking havoc in Iraq and Syria. But Obama conspicuously did not say he would ask lawmakers to vote on whether to approve this military action.
After urging national Republicans not to make illegal immigration an issue in the midterms, Sen. John McCain on Wednesday warned that ISIS is trying to exploit the porous U.S.-Mexico border to carry out terrorists attacks on American soil. Appearing on Fox News with Sean Hannity after Obama's foreign policy address to the nation on ISIS, McCain, the Gang of Eight member who has been one of the most prominent advocates of comprehensive amnesty legislation, said that ISIS terrorists are encouraging members to sneak into America through the southern border.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 09:14 pm
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