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  • Andrea Mitchell: ‘Iran Was More or Less an American Ally’ Before Bush’s ‘Axis of Evil’ Remark

    01/28/2014 4:49:41 PM PST · by Nachum · 78 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 1/28/14 | Noah Rothman
    MSNBC host Andrea Mitchell recalled on Monday some of the most impactful State of the Union addresses in the recent past, focusing primarily on George W. Bush’s post-9/11 speech in which he called North Korea, Iraq, and Iran members of an “Axis of Evil.” Mitchell ripped into Bush and former Secretary of State Colin Powell for approving that remark which alienated Iran, a country she said had been “more or less an American ally.” Washington Post reporter Chris Cillizza said that the “Axis of Evil” address was among the most important State of the Union addresses delivered in recent memory....
  • Profile in Bias: Andrea Mitchell´s 35 Years of Liberal Advocacy

    08/08/2013 10:37:07 AM PDT · by Nachum · 15 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | 8/8/13 | Kyle Drennen
    On July 31, 2013, NBC chief foreign affairs correspondent Andrea Mitchell celebrated her 35th anniversary at the network and was predictably praised by her media colleagues. Calling in to Mitchell´s 1 p.m. ET hour MSNBC show that day, former Nightly News anchor Tom Brokaw listed numerous historic events that occurred the year Mitchell was hired in 1978, concluding: "The biggest story of all, Andrea Mitchell joins NBC News and no one in public life is ever safe again." While that fawning sentiment may have been true for conservatives and Republicans in public life, it was certainly never the case for
  • Tropical Storm Andrea

    06/05/2013 5:41:09 PM PDT · by Old Sarge · 27 replies
    National Hurricane Center ^ | 05 JUN 2013 | NHC
    And now we have our first named storm of the season, Andrea... TS Andrea gained strength over the course of the day, becoming more organized; however the computer models form a consensus that the storm is not likely to reach Category 1 strength prior to landfall. Andrea is projected to make landfall along the Florida coast between Crystal River to Apalachicola, with the Big Bend area most likely target. Gulf Coast Florida is currently under a Tropical Storm Warning until 8PM Friday, from Boca Grande to Ochlocknee river. The southeast US coast is under a Tropical Storm Watch during the...
  • First tropical storm of the season, Andrea, forms

    06/05/2013 3:06:08 PM PDT · by Pyro7480 · 15 replies
    AP (via ABC 33 40) ^ | 06/05/2013 | n/a
    <p>Forecasters say the first named storm of Atlantic season, Tropical Storm Andrea, has formed over the Gulf of Mexico.</p> <p>A news release from the National Hurricane Center in Miami says a reconnaissance aircraft spotted a well-defined area of circulation over the central Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday afternoon.</p>
  • Tropical Storm Andrea

    06/05/2013 3:04:17 PM PDT · by NautiNurse · 139 replies
    NHC/NOAA/Various ^ | 5 June 2013 | NHC/NOAA/Various
    Tropical Storm Andrea becomes the first storm of the 2013 Atlantic season. Located in the Gulf of Mexico, Andrea is expected to dump significant rain across the Florida peninsula, and up through the Eastern states.
  • MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell Sneaks Insult That Republicans Have ‘Devolved’

    02/21/2012 6:37:56 PM PST · by Nachum · 16 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | 2/21/12 | Brent Scher
    She's clearly not even trying anymore. Today on her MSNBC program, Andrea Mitchell used words that clearly were meant to paint the Republican Party as retrograde. After insisting that President George H.W. Bush had supported Planned Parenthood as a congressman decades earlier, she posed the question “So how has the Republican Party devolved to the point where we are now re-litigating all of this?” [video available below the jump] The use of the word "devolved" in this context would be perfectly natural coming from the spokeswoman for a liberal
  • Andrea Mitchell: I Thought Al Gore Settled the Global Warming Issue

    08/18/2010 1:14:54 PM PDT · by Nachum · 26 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | 8/18/10 | Jeff Poor
    One may think that someone as well connected as long-time Washington correspondent and MSNBC host Andrea Mitchell might also connect the dots. After an unseasonably rough DC winter occurring right in the midst of the ClimateGate scandal, she would be aware of doubt being cast over the idea of manmade global warming. But if you want evidence her mind is made up regardless of any of this, you could detect from her reaction to a report from Politco's Jim VandeHei that some Republican candidates are using the climate change debate to advance their campaigns. (Snip) ''"It just seems that I
  • Bocelli thanks Mom for not aborting him (with video)

    06/09/2010 10:04:55 AM PDT · by STARWISE · 34 replies · 92+ views
    Gloria TV ^ | 6-9-10
    Rome - Italian singer Andrea Bocelli has told the story of his mother’s pregnancy, during which doctors suggested that she abort him because he would be born with a disability. In a new video he praises his mother for making “the right choice,” saying other mothers should take encouragement from the story. In a YouTube video titled “Andrea Bocelli tells a ‘little story’ about abortion,” the singer sits at a piano and tells his audience a story about a young pregnant wife hospitalized for “a simple attack of appendicitis.” “The doctors had to apply some ice on her stomach and...
  • William Jefferson's (felon-LA) wife says she's entitled to assets sought by feds

    01/09/2010 1:38:20 PM PST · by Libloather · 21 replies · 1,011+ views
    NOLA ^ | 1/05/10 | Bruce Alpert
    William Jefferson's wife says she's entitled to assets sought by fedsBy Bruce Alpert, Times-Picayune January 05, 2010, 4:06AM The wife of former Rep. William Jefferson, D-New Orleans, is entitled to half the proceeds of some assets the Justice Department is seeking from her husband as restitution for his corruption convictions last summer, an attorney for Andrea Jefferson says in a new court filing. Federal Judge T.S. Ellis III ruled in November that Jefferson, who was convicted on 11 of 16 corruption charges, must forfeit $470,653 the government says he obtained through the illegal activities at the core of the guilty...
  • Andrea Mitchell on Climate Skeptics: ‘How Do You Rationalize the Deniers’ and Their Impact?

    12/09/2009 3:06:19 PM PST · by Justaham · 15 replies · 514+ views
    Newsbusters.org ^ | 12-9-09 | Scott Whitlock
    MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell on Wednesday used the very loaded term of "denier" to deride global warming skeptics. Talking to liberal host Rachel Maddow, she referenced Sarah Palin’s opposition to the Copenhagen climate conference and chided, "Her Facebook entry says, you know, ‘Mr. President, boycott Copenhagen.’ How do you rationalize the deniers and the impact that they are having?" [Audio available here.] "Deniers" is a word that climate skeptics find quite offensive, as many liberals equate not believing in man-made global warming to denying that the Holocaust occurred. (In January of 2007, CBS reporter Scott Pelley famously compared, "If I do...
  • Andrea Mitchell feels Tom Daschle’s pain

    02/05/2009 6:14:35 AM PST · by slomark · 28 replies · 978+ views
    Andrea Mitchell feels badly for tax-dodgin’ Tom Daschle. She really does. “I just got off the phone with Tom Daschle,” she said sympathetically on MSNBC. “And it was an emotional conversation…it sounded as though he were tearful, overwrought.” When Republican Senator Jim DeMint contended that Democrat support for Daschle’s nomination had wavered, Mitchell was clearly upset. “You can say that the Democrats were uncomfortable as well,” Mitchell lectured, “but they were all supporting him publicly.” “So this does read to the public as though the Republicans went after this man,” she wondered aloud, “someone that the President very much wanted,...
  • Andrea's Anemic Rev. Wright Defense

    04/25/2008 4:16:33 AM PDT · by TornadoAlley3 · 2 replies · 96+ views
    newsbusters.org ^ | 04/25/08 | Mark Finkelstein
    Her heart didn't seem wholly in it, but like a burned-out public defender going through the motions, Andrea Mitchell apparently felt constrained to mount some kind of defense of Rev. Jeremiah Wright's controversial remarks. And so she trotted out two hoary chestnuts: that's the way it's done in African-American churches, and media critics say he was "taken out of context." View video here. Story Continues Below Ad ↓ Andrea is occupying the Mika Brzezinski Chair of Political Science on this week's Morning Joe. The show's first segment today focused on Rev. Wright's re-emergence, first in an interview with Bill Moyers...
  • BULLETINSUBTROPICAL STORM ANDREA ADVISORY

    05/09/2007 9:12:50 AM PDT · by varina davis · 12 replies · 807+ views
    National Hurricane Center ^ | May 9, 2007 | National Hurricane Center
    BULLETIN SUBTROPICAL STORM ANDREA ADVISORY NUMBER 1 NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL012007 1100 AM EDT WED MAY 09 2007 ...EARLY-SEASON SUBTROPICAL STORM FORMS OFF THE SOUTHEAST U.S. COAST... SATELLITE IMAGERY AND AIRCRAFT DATA INDICATE THAT THE LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM OFF THE SOUTHEAST U.S. COAST HAS ACQUIRED SUBTROPICAL CHARACTERISTICS. AT 11 AM EDT...1500 UTC...A TROPICAL STORM WATCH HAS BEEN ISSUED ALONG THE SOUTHEAST COAST OF THE UNITED STATES FROM ALTAMAHA SOUND GEORGIA SOUTHWARD TO FLAGLER BEACH FLORIDA. A TROPICAL STORM WATCH MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE WITHIN THE WATCH AREA...GENERALLY WITHIN THE NEXT 36 HOURS. FOR STORM...
  • Atlantic's 1st Named Storm Forms Early

    05/09/2007 9:12:22 AM PDT · by STARWISE · 34 replies · 791+ views
    AP ^ | 5-9-07 | Jessica Gresko
    The first named storm of the year formed Wednesday off the southeastern U.S. coast, more than three weeks before the official start of the Atlantic hurricane season, forecasters said. Subtropical Storm Andrea had top sustained winds around 45 mph Wednesday morning and didn't appear to be much of a threat, the National Hurricane Center in Miami said. Still, a tropical storm watch was issued for parts of Georgia and Florida, meaning tropical storm conditions are possible within 36 hours. "We're not looking at this system strengthening significantly," said Richard Pasch, a senior hurricane specialist at the center. "We're not viewing...
  • Andrea Mitchell: I 'Messed Up' on Leakgate Answer

    11/25/2005 8:54:08 AM PST · by Carl/NewsMax · 112 replies · 5,037+ views
    NewsMax.com ^ | Nov. 25, 2005 | Carl Limbacher
    Senior NBC correspondent Andrea Mitchell said Wednesday morning that she "messed up" when she told an interviewer in 2003 that Valerie Plame's CIA identity was "widely known." But despite the startling comment, Mitchell said she still hasn't been contacted by Leakgate Special Counsel Patrick Fitzgerald. For the second time in two weeks, radio host Don Imus grilled Mitchell on her Oct. 2003 remarks, where she told CNBC's Alan Murray that Plame's CIA connection was "widely known among those of us who cover the intelligence community and who were actively engaged in trying to track down who among the foreign service...
  • On Imus, Andrea Mitchell Dodges, Then Misstates, Previous Claim re: Wilson/Plame (my title)

    11/10/2005 6:47:31 AM PST · by Servant · 25 replies · 1,865+ views
    From the October 3, 2003, edition of CNBC's Capital Report: MURRAY: Do we have any idea how widely known it was in Washington that Joe Wilson's wife worked for the CIA? MITCHELL: It was widely known among those of us who cover the intelligence community and who were actively engaged in trying to track down who among the foreign service community was the envoy to Niger. So a number of us began to pick up on that. But frankly, I wasn't aware of her actual role at the CIA and the fact that she had a covert role involving weapons...
  • No 'Chicken Little' - Kids see suicide

    11/06/2005 9:42:33 AM PST · by Nachum · 61 replies · 2,780+ views
    New York Daily News ^ | November 6, 2005 | Oren Yaniv and Rich Schapiro
    A Times Square movie theater laid an egg at a showing of "Chicken Little" last night. Adults and kids expecting to watch Disney's G-rated animated flick at the AMC Empire 25 theater on 42nd St. were instead presented with a foreign film that opened with a young man committing suicide. "It's pandemonium," Joshua Gallo, 30, told the Daily News as he rushed out of the theater with his 5-year-old son and 1-year-old daughter. "The kids are crying. The mothers are screaming for the managers to stop the film." Terrified children didn't know what to do as they watched a young...
  • Questions Raised about Tim Russert's Story

    11/03/2005 5:46:38 PM PST · by crosslink · 78 replies · 3,484+ views
    News Max.com ^ | 11-03-05 | Carl Limbacher
    Thursday, Nov. 3, 2005 10:17 a.m. EST Questions Raised about Tim Russert's Story NBC Washington bureau chief Tim Russert told Leakgate probers that he had no idea Joe Wilson's wife Valerie Plame was a CIA employee before her name surfaced in Robert Novak's fateful July 14, 2003 column, and that he was stunned upon learning that Lewis "Scooter" Libby claimed he got that information from him. But an account by senior NBC correspondent Andrea Mitchell raises questions about whether Mr. Russert may have known about Plame's employment well before the Novak column. On Oct. 3, 2003, Mitchell was a guest...
  • Witness: Yates prosecutors spurred error

    01/08/2005 7:36:45 AM PST · by TexasCajun · 34 replies · 553+ views
    Houston Chronicle (NYTimes of the South) ^ | Jan. 7, 2005, 11:30PM | ANDREW TILGHMAN
    Psychiatrist cites district attorneys for the flawed info about TV show. The psychiatrist whose erroneous testimony led an appeals court to overturn Andrea Yates' conviction for drowning her children said Friday that he got the flawed information from Harris County prosecutors. Park Dietz, of California, said it was "an honest mistake" when he wrongly told jurors that Yates might have been inspired by an episode of the TV series Law & Order. He described an episode about a woman who drowned her children and was found innocent by reason of insanity. After jurors convicted Yates of capital murder, it was...
  • Breaking Schmooze: O'Reilly accuser is a St. Louisan [Mackris is a Christian school graduate.]

    10/15/2004 1:43:23 PM PDT · by familyop · 89 replies · 3,266+ views
    St. Louis Post-Dispatch ^ | 15OCT04 | Deb Peterson
    SCOOP OF THE DAY: Andrea Mackris, the Fox News Channel producer who is in a legal tussle with Bill O'Reilly over sexual harassment allegations, is a St. Louis native who graduated from Westminster Christian Academy in 1989. Jim Marsh, head of the small private day school, said that Mackris was editor of the Ambassador, the student newspaper, and "was very good at it." Marsh added: "She was a very good student, a very good writer."
  • "You'd better RUN, son!" CARTOON of RIchard Clarke by Linda Eddy

    03/24/2004 11:45:38 AM PST · by IPWGOP · 24 replies · 198+ views
    www.IowaPresidentialWatch.com ^ | 3/24/2004 | IPWGOP
    Fox News exposes Richard Clarke for the lying scumbag he is... and a whole media can of worms opens up. Clarke briefing transcripts from 2002 to a group of reporters, including FoxNews' Jim Angle, confirms Clarke's book is a lie...
  • Simon Loss From Walsh-Lapsley Missteps - An Analysis

    11/07/2002 10:59:38 AM PST · by Impeach98 · 10 replies · 361+ views
    The Sacramento Bee ^ | November 7th, 2002 | Jamie Fisfis
    <p>Bill Simon's political team inadvertently accomplished what no one thought possible just two years ago: They ran a campaign against Democrat Gov. Gray Davis without mentioning the energy crisis.</p> <p>Team Simon tried to run the Republican candidate for governor as an ethical standard-bearer in moderate California. The strategy wasted four years of work by Republicans in the Legislature, who hammered Davis on energy missteps and then heroically sustained a budget debate until September even as it was obvious that Team Simon was doing nothing to take advantage of their efforts. Instead, the Simon campaign defied the wisdom of all its polling, its extensive focus groups and even recent California political history. It entered the ethics minefield.</p>
  • Andra Yates Murders of her Children

    04/10/2002 9:56:53 AM PDT · by Bodie · 4 replies · 341+ views
    www.scoogiespin.com ^ | 03/20/02 | S. Neal Zundell
    LAST DAY TO CAST YOUE VOTE Who is most to blame for the Yates Murders? Cast your vote at www.scoogiespin.com
  • Murder of the Yates Children: Who is most to Blame?

    04/01/2002 12:19:22 PM PST · by SCOOGIE · 46 replies · 466+ views
    www.scoogiespin.com ^ | 04/01/02 | S. Neal Zundell
    Whi is MOST to blame for the drowning murders by Andrea Yates of her Children? www.scoogiespin.com TAKE THE READER POLL Also read the cover story about the Media Bia regarding Jesse Jackson !!!
  • Rusty Yates on Oprah Tomorrow

    03/19/2002 3:53:51 PM PST · by let freedom sing · 43 replies · 371+ views
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  • Rusty Yates and HIS Family on TODAY Show (Where's the Kennedy Family?)

    03/18/2002 4:30:15 AM PST · by MVV · 227 replies · 644+ views
    3/18/02 | Self
    Did anyone catch the two-fold interview on the TODAY Show with Katie Couric? What a joke! And where was Andrea Yates' representation? No family members from her side! I smell a division brewing in that family. Just like on Friday during the separate news conferences, hasn't anyone noticed this? Your thoughts and comments.