Matthews Worries Trump Will Use Nuke Codes on Inauguration Day

January 19th, 2017 8:32 PM
Less than a day after CNN wondered what would happen if President-elect Trump were assassinated, MSNBC’s Hardball host Chris Matthews tried to instill fear in viewers late Thursday, floating the idea that Trump might need to use the nuclear launch codes on Inauguration Day.

After Trump Tweet, Bitter Silver Posts Nuclear Survival Electoral Map

December 26th, 2016 10:46 PM
Nate Silver has been the establishment press's designated polling hero since 2008, when he correctly predicted the outcome of that year's presidential contest in 49 of 50 states. He also had a great year in 2012, predicting all 50 states' presidential preference results. This year's election? Not so much. Donald Trump won, and Silver is not handling it well. In fact, he's violated one of the…

Yeesh! Maddow Compares Trump's Victory to Cuban Missile Crisis

November 10th, 2016 8:43 PM
Remember how liberals went over-the-top apoplectic when Donald Trump declined to explicitly state that he would accept the results of the election? And what are we seeing after Trump's victory? The most infantile elements of the left -- pardon the redundancy -- engaging in a collective hissy fit and refusing to accept the results of the election. MSNBC's Rachel Maddow tried last night to serve…

O'Donnell Links Lead Up to March 15 Primaries to Cuban Missile Crisis

March 3rd, 2016 2:52 AM
In one of the more intriguing historical analogies you’ll see made in this presidential election, MSNBC’s The Last Word host Lawrence O’Donnell compared the 13 days until the March 15 Republican primaries that could decide whether or not Donald Trump is the GOP presidential nominee to the Cuban Missile Crisis from the 1960s. 

Eugene Robinson: 'Nobody Is Going to be Marched Toward Any Ovens'

July 28th, 2015 8:03 AM
Israelis wouldn't have to be marched to ovens.  The ovens would come to them, in the form of an atomic bomb. On today's Morning Joe, Washington Post columnist Eugene Robinson said that he was "offended" by Mike Huckabee's remark that President Obama's Iran deal would "take the Israelis and march them to the door of the oven." Robinson said the comment runs counter to the purpose of Israel, which…

Carney, McCain Engage in Epic Battle on CNN Over Obama and Iraq

September 11th, 2014 2:28 AM
After President Obama’s speech to the nation on Wednesday night, CNN brought on its newly-minted senior political commenator and former Obama White House press secretary Jay Carney and Republican Senator John McCain (Ariz.) to comment on what the President’s speech regarding U.S policy in dealing withy the Islamic terrorist group ISIS. However, the next eight minutes instantly evolved into a…

ABC, CBS and NBC Avoid Obama Administration’s Dereliction on Missile

March 16th, 2013 1:16 PM
The Obama administration in 2009 dropped the Bush administration’s plan to add missile interceptor capability against North Korea, yet on Friday, when Obama’s Pentagon realized their error and scrambled to announce a reversal to implement the Bush plan, ABC, CBS and NBC failed to mention Obama’s dereliction. (Below: Krauthmmer zinged “Democratic resistance” to missile defense. “Reagan was right…

Reuters Social Media Director Wonders Why Israel Should 'Retaliate' (i

November 24th, 2012 8:37 AM
Well, that didn't take long. Fulfilling a fear expressed on Tuesday by David Horovitz in the Times of Israel, someone is already using the country's mostly (but to be sure, not completely) successful deployment of its Iron Dome missile defense system as an argument against Israel's right to robustly defend itself. The assertion came the very next day in the form of a tweet from a member of…

NYT Ignores Jihadist Presence in Bombed Gaza Media Building, Obfuscate

November 19th, 2012 11:06 PM
Despite evidence reported elsewhere, a Monday story in the New York Times by Fares Akram, Jodi Rudoren and Alan Cowell described the bombing of "two buildings housing local broadcasters and production companies used by foreign outlets" as a possible example of Israel "targeting journalists" -- while ignoring one "little" thing. As the Washington Free Beacon noted (HT Instapundit), "Four senior…

Russia Warns It Could Launch Preemptive Strike on U.S. Missile Defense

May 4th, 2012 2:48 PM
"Russia's top military officer told a conference in Moscow attended by senior U.S. and NATO officials that Russia would mount a preemptive strike on U.S.-led NATO missile defense facilities in Eastern Europe if Washington goes ahead with its plan to build a missile shield," the Associated Press has reported. The Washington Post carried the 5-paragraph story, but buried it on page A6 of the…

Rachel Maddow: SDI Can't Work Because Missiles Can't Shoot Missiles Ou

January 22nd, 2011 5:35 PM
Rachel Maddow had a very tough evening Friday. Before telling a 100 percent falsehood about Reaganomics on HBO's "Real Time," the MSNBC commentator said the Strategic Defense Initiative would never work because you can't shoot a missile out of the sky with another missile (video follows with transcript and commentary):

Pentagon Rescinds Franklin Graham’s Invitation, Al Sharpton is Welco

April 23rd, 2010 10:21 AM
The Pentagon rescinded the invitation of evangelist Franklin Graham to speak at its May 6 National Day of Prayer event because of complaints about his previous comments about Islam. The Military Religious Freedom Foundation expressed its concern over Graham's involvement with the event in an April 19 letter sent to Secretary of Defense Robert Gates. MRFF's complaint about Graham, the son of…

Matthews Invokes Ronald Reagan to Attack Michele Bachmann for Opposing

April 7th, 2010 11:49 PM
Peace through strength - that was former President Ronald Reagan's method of achieving sound foreign policy as leader of the free world. Reagan was able to win the Cold War by showing the Soviet Union the United States could have both guns and butter. However, President Barack Obama has recently declared he would take a different approach to foreign policy, particularly in the area of nuclear…

Thanks to Obama, ‘Today American Nuclear Strategy Finally Caught Up

April 7th, 2010 3:15 AM
“The Cold War ended more than two decades ago, and today American nuclear strategy finally caught up with history,” as the Obama administration has recognized “the greatest threat is no longer all-out nuclear war, but the chance that just one weapon will fall into the hands of a terrorist or rogue state,” an effusive David Martin declared on Tuesday’s CBS Evening News.His story, unlike those on…