Daily Archives: February 12, 2011

(Video) ‘Merchant of death’ … Lawrence O’Donnell’s epic NRA takedown

If you missed “The Last Word” on MSNBC on Friday, you missed NRA chief Wayne LaPierre’s utter undoing at the hands of host Lawrence O’Donnell, over LaPierre’s giddy support for high capacity assault weapon magazines. Here’s Lawrence’s “rewrite” in its … Continue reading

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Flashback: President Barack Obama’s 2009 Cairo Speech (video and transcript) Plus: latest news/analysis

The following speech was delivered at Cairo University on June 4, 2009: Full text after the jump, plus: when America talks about “freedom…”

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Poll: On spending, non-tea party Republicans closer to Dems

A chart that sums up the vast gulf between “tea party” Republicans, and the rest of them: Amazing. Now for the back story…

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