Speeches

Louie Gohmert Says He Got Into Congress To Stop Single Moms From Getting Welfare (Video)

Louie Gohmert Says He Got Into Congress To Stop Single Moms From Getting Welfare (Video)

Thursday, U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) revealed the reason he became a congressman: He was upset that single mothers were having up to “15 babies” in order to received as much welfare as possible and he wanted to put an end to it, rehashing former president Ronald Reagan’s ‘Welfare Queen’ talking point. If it weren’t […]

GA Rep. Jack Kingston: Make Poor Children Sweep Floors To Earn School Lunch (Video)

GA Rep. Jack Kingston: Make Poor Children Sweep Floors To Earn School Lunch (Video)

Over the weekend, Rep. Jack Kingston (R-GA), who hopes to be the state’s next Senate nominee, suggested that poor children should have to clean up their school in order to receive lunch to show the kids that lunch isn’t free and they’re going to have to earn it. Here’s what Kingston had to say in […]

Rachel Maddow Enjoys Watching The GOP Civil War (Video)

Rachel Maddow Enjoys Watching The GOP Civil War (Video)

Wednesday, MSNBC host Rachel Maddow discussed how deep the grudges between GOP traditionalists and its new breed of firebrands must be if they are going at each other’s throats over a bipartisan budget deal that was co-authored by one of their own. For an example, she played a clip of  House Speaker John Boehner slamming […]

Here’s Why Obama Left “Under God” Out Of The Gettysburg Address (Video)

Here’s Why Obama Left “Under God” Out Of The Gettysburg Address (Video)

It’s no secret that President Barack Obama is extremely unpopular among conservatives. It’s also no secret that they wouldn’t hesitate to accuse him of anything and everything. He’s not a perfect president – he has many flaws, but in the far-right wing world, some of the flaws they say he has just doesn’t exist. We’ve […]

Elizabeth Warren Makes A Great Argument For Expanding Social Security (Video)

Elizabeth Warren Makes A Great Argument For Expanding Social Security (Video)

Monday, Senator and popular progressive Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass) encouraged Democrats to support expanding social security over cutting it during a speech on the Senate floor. Check it out in the video below, courtesy of YouTube/ProgressivTVvideo.   Below is the transcript of the above speech. The rest of it can be seen here. Just this morning, […]

Chris Hayes on CBS’ Benghazi Report Apology: That’s It? (Video)

Chris Hayes on CBS’ Benghazi Report Apology: That’s It? (Video)

Monday, MSNBC host Chris Hayes discussed CBS’ false Benghazi report, stating that they had all weekend to prepare and they only ended up with an 85 second apology by Lara Logan in the show’s closing after promising a correction in a previous interview. Hayes also believes that if the shoe was on the other foot […]

Stephen Colbert Hilariously Defends Rand Paul’s Plagiarism (Video)

Stephen Colbert Hilariously Defends Rand Paul’s Plagiarism (Video)

After hearing about MSNBC host Rachel Maddow catching Rand Paul  plagiarizing chunks of his speeches from Wikipedia multiple times, Stephen Colbert came to the senator’s defense.  Oh, Oh,  just because he and Wikipedia used the same words, Rand Paul is a plagiarist? You don’t know that. Maybe Rand Paul wrote the Wikipedia entry on Gattica. […]

Democratic Rep. Calls Anti-Obamacare Hearing A “Monkey Court”(Video)

Democratic Rep. Calls Anti-Obamacare Hearing A “Monkey Court”(Video)

  During Thursday’s House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing over the problems with the healthcare.gov website, Democratic Rep. Frank Pallone questioned the legitimacy of the hearing and when he was asked to yield, he refused. Frank Pallone: I started out in my opening statement saying there was no legitimacy to this hearing, and the last […]

Maine Governor Lies To Encourage Tax Breaks For Millionaires.

Maine Governor Lies To Encourage Tax Breaks For Millionaires.

As he was speaking to the Greater Portland chapter of the Informed Women’s Network in Falmouth, Maine Governor Paul LePage talked about his ‘concern’ for taxation towards millionaires. In an audio recording, LePage had this to say: 25 years ago Maine had about 2,000 millionaires. Maine has 400 now. New Hampshire at the time had […]

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