It has only been a week, but after a strong debut on Monday, Ed Schultz's The Ed Show on MSNBC settled back into drawing the same number of viewers that the previous program had in that slot. Not even a special prime time edition of the program drew well. Does this mean that MSNBC needs to be worried about The Ed Show?
Gov. Sarah Palin (R-AK) continues to try to build her foreign policy credentials before she runs for the GOP presidential nomination in 2012. In a letter to Sec. of Defense Robert Gates, Palin criticized the Obama administration for cutting funding for missile defense system, even after N. Korea tested a new rocket.
Fox News's Bill O'Reilly recently had new FNC star Glenn Beck on to rejoice about their ratings, and deliver a warning to Beck that now his ratings are big, NBC and the Internet are going to hire people to come after him, personally hurt him, and terrorize his family.
The New York Times is reporting that the ol' gang from the Bush administration is getting together for a reunion and a brainstorming session for the George W. Bush Policy Institute, but the one person who won't be there is former VP Dick Cheney who is still upset that W. wouldn't pardon his best boy, Scooter Libby.
The organizers of the April 15 Chicago Tea Party claim that they rejected a request from RNC Chairman Michael Steele to speak at the event, but Steele claims that he never asked to speak. The real story here is that the GOP is trying to muscle in on the Tea Party Movement, but not all Tea Parties will be alike. Republicans will find themselves unwelcome at true grass roots events.
When asked today during his daily briefing if President Obama would reinstate the assault weapons ban, White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs made it clear that Obama was looking at other strategies, such as hiring more police officers, instead of reinstating the ban on assault weapons.
For years now, piracy has been a problem especially near the lawless nation of Somalia, but it took the capture of a U.S. operated ship for the problem to get worldwide attention, now some experts are cautioning that the motives for the piracy could be al-Qaeda affiliated terrorism, and money.
Former Sen. Rick Santorum wrote today that President Obama has antipathy for American values, and he tried to drag Obama into the gay marriage debate by suggesting that Obama supports federalized gay marriage, because he is going to let Europe dictate American policy.
In a piece titled Connecting the Dots: The Link Between Gay Marriage and Mass Murders, Robert Peters the president of Morality in America, argued that same sex marriage is a part of the moral decline in American society which has led to an increase in mass murders.
The soap opera that is Gov. Sarah Palin's political career took another turn late today as Palin has been forced to tell her supporters not to donate to an unofficial legal defense fund, because she is legally not allowed to accept the donations. You would have thought that her supporters might have checked the law, before they set up the website and the fund, but apparently they are as smart as she is.
How did we get to the point of near economic collapse? There is no simple answer to the question. It can't be broken down into a short sound bite that can be repeated by politicians or pundits on the air. As there is no simple answer, let's first take a look at the housing market, as we have heard a lot about why this is an important part of the financial crisis.
Rick Warren was on the Hugh Hewitt show today, where explained that the reason why he gave the invocation at President Obama's Inauguration. Warren said that he wants to have Christ like ministry, and that Jesus hung out questionable people like prostitutes and tax collectors. Apparently in his mind Democrats are the prostitutes and tax collectors of America.
The early ratings are in for Ed Schultz's The Ed Show on MSNBC, and they have provided a boost to MSNBC's 6 pm (ET) hour. It is too soon to tell if his show will be a hit or a miss, and the show definitely could use some tweaking, but Schultz is definitely off to a good start.
The state of Vermont has become the latest target for the wrath of social conservatives after the state legislature overrode a gubernatorial veto and legalized same sex marriage. Tony Perkins of the Family Research Council blamed the veto override on, "wealthy homosexual activists."
In a statement yesterday about N. Korea's missile test, Gov. Sarah Palin called for a missile defense system located in Alaska to protect the United States. Was Palin warning us that Alaska could be a target for a N. Korean missile attack?
Sarah Palin gives good 'stump' and is easy on the eyes, but here is how the GOP could destroy itself by nominating this baggage machine.
The feud between the Obama administration and former vice president Dick Cheney took another step today as current vice president Joe Biden blasted Cheney. He said that Cheney was dead wrong on national security, and he guaranteed that America is safer under the Obama administration.
MSNBC's Joe Scarborough upped the anti-Obama rhetoric on his Morning Joe show today, by saying that President Obama has never earned a profit making paycheck in his life, yet he is running Wall St. and the auto industry, but Scarborough and Obama have both made a living practicing law and in politics, so has Scarborough also never earned a paycheck?
Frank Gaffney the director of the conservative think tank the Center for Security Policy was on MSNBC's Hardball today where he accused President Barack Obama of speaking in code, and telling the Middle East that America will submit to them. Gaffney says using the word respect is code in the Muslim word for submission.
During an appearance of the Sue Jeffers show, Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) claimed that the recent expansion the Americorps program is a dream comes true for those who want to rid America of capitalism because the Americorps program is really reeducation camps for young people.