Rush Limbaugh continued his phony rant about President Obama having a messianic complex on his radio show today. Limbaugh stated that God and Obama do have something in common. Neither one of them have a birth certificate. Of course this isn't true, and here are the links to prove it.
On MSNBC's Morning Joe today, host Joe Scarborough attack Jon Stewart for claiming that MSNBC crew sold themselves out by being sponsored by Starbucks, and pimping their coffee during their show. Scarborough said that Stewart is the angriest guy that he has ever met. He compared Stewart to Bill O'Reilly. Scarborough also claimed that Stewart has a Napoleonic complex.
On his Fox News show Glenn Beck claimed that the bailouts are nothing more than ACORN on a governmental scale. What this means, only Beck knows for sure, but he thinks that we should have known better because Obama was a community organizer. In essence, Beck tried to connect Obama, ACORN, and GM.
On The Daily Show last night Jon Stewart mocked FNC's Sean Hannity for editing a clip of Obama's speech in Cairo last week in order to claim that Obama was giving a voice to the 9/11 sympathizers. Stewart nailed Hannity for only showing half of Obama's sentence. Check out the video.
With the news that the first Gitmo detainee has arrived in New York to be tried for his role in the African embassy bombings, House Republican leaders John Boehner and Eric Cantor have launched a false campaign to claim that no terror suspects have ever been tried on US soil. Have they forgotten about the first World Trade Center attacks, and the OKC bombing suspects?
Republican former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich was on FNC's The O'Reilly Factor discussing the sentencing of two American journalists in N. Korea. Gingrich said the only strategy that makes sense is regime change in North Korea. So, the solution is not diplomacy, but another preemptive war.
In a softy of an interview today Fox News host Neil Cavuto sat down with his boss News Corp CEO Rupert Murdoch. Cavuto asked his boss about allegations that Fox News isn't fair and balanced. Murdoch said people love us because we are fair and balanced. My question is why do you love or hate Fox News.
On Friday, Rush Limbaugh told the Jews to get over the Holocaust. He followed this up on his Monday show by claiming that it is offensive to millions of people that a member of the media refers to a half black half white human being as a God. Rush has moved from anti-Semitism to full blown racism.
Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley is very upset with President Obama for going sightseeing in Paris, while telling Congress to get moving on healthcare reform. Grassley posted, "Pres Obama you got nerve while u sightseeing in Paris to tell us"time to deliver" on health care."
Today on Fox News Sunday, Sen. Richard Shelby (R-AL) tried to blame President Obama for the bank bailouts last fall. The Rev. Pat Robertson and Dick Cheney have also recently made the same claim, but by their definition of socialism, if Obama is a Socialist, so is George W. Bush, but this little fact hasn't stopped the GOP from revising bailout history.
Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich was on CBS' Face the Nation today, and he continued to back of the failed Republican talking point that Obama Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor is a racist. Gingrich said, "It's clear that what she said was racist, and it's clear --- or as somebody wrote recently, "racialist" if you prefer."
A dispute has erupted between Burger King and one of its franchisees over global warming. The franchisee, Mirabile Investment Corporation had placed the placed the political statement global warming is baloney on a dozen of their signs across Tennessee. Corporate BK ordered the statement taken down, and the franchisee has refused.
A segment on yesterday's Glenn Beck show on Fox News was supposed to be about the Rev. Pat Robertson giving Americans financial advice, but it turned into a discussion of why the government can't make people donate to charity, and how Obama in injecting socialism into the nation, while never mentioning personal finance.
After taking a verbal beat down from Rick Sanchez on CNN for his completely false claim that only Anderson Cooper covered the recent murder of Army recruiter William Long, host Bill O'Reilly sort of apologized to CNN tonight for his mistake. It is a sort of apology because he called Sanchez snide, and promised to have more about CNN's coverage on his Monday show.
Recently on The Factor Bill O'Reilly made the false claim that only Anderson Cooper of CNN covered the story of the murder of Army recruiter William Long. Today, on CNN Rick Sanchez absolutely blasted O'Reilly by showing clips of all the reports CNN did of the story. Sanchez ripped O'Reilly a new one. Check out the video.
On his radio show today, Rush Limbaugh defended Germany for the Holocaust by saying that Obama is ripping Germany to shreds for something they did 60 years ago, one day after praising all of Islam. Rush is saying that the Holocaust should be forgotten about. I guess the killing of 6 million Jews isn't as important to him as painting Obama as a Muslim lover.
In a move that can only be called unbelievable Republican Senator Richard Burr of North Carolina took to the Senate floor yesterday to defend RJ Reynolds for marketing a new mint flavored candy like tobacco product that seems designed to get kids hooked on nicotine, which is being tested in Ohio, Oregon, and Indiana.
In a speech in Anchorage today, Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin claimed that Obama is trying to control the American people through deficit spending. The irony here is that she ranted against deficit spending while introducing Michael Reagan, who is the son of the king of all deficit spending, former president Ronald Reagan.
How weak is the GOP criticism of Obama's speech? The best criticism that former Bush press secretary Ari Fleischer could off of President Obama's Cairo speech today was that it was too balanced. While Rush Limbaugh was left to babble about how Obama offered the Muslim version of ACORN and Rev. Wright.
On his radio show today, former Rep. Bob Ney challenged former attorney general Alberto Gonzales to still defend waterboarding as not torture, after he tried it. Ney said, "If Alberto Gonzales wants to clear his name by saying he didn't cooperate in torture, then let him try it himself."