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  • Van Susteren Confronts Democratic Candidate Declaring 'War' on Fox News

    04/10/2014 6:23:38 PM PDT · by Nachum · 45 replies
    Fox News ^ | 4/10/14 | Fox News Insider
    A Democratic congressional candidate who has promised "war" on Fox News, the Tea Party, the NRA and "other trash" went 'On the Record' with Greta Van Susteren tonight to explain his threat. "Why do you hate me?" Greta Van Susteren asked Virginia candidate Mike Dickinson. Dickinson is challenging Rep. Eric Cantor (R-Va.). "I have a problem with all of Fox News," Dickinson replied. "Well, but no, what about me? I'm Fox News, I'm 'trash,' apparently, so what's wrong with me?" Van Susteren pressed.
  • Ted Cruz confronts President Obama at White House

    10/11/2013 4:38:57 PM PDT · by Nachum · 39 replies
    Politico ^ | 10/11/13 | BURGESS EVERETT |
    Sen. Ted Cruz confronted President Barack Obama over his health care law during a meeting at the White House Friday attended by dozens of GOP senators. Cruz told Obama that any deal to reopen the government must also provide relief for those negatively affected by Obamacare. In a long gaggle with reporters, Cruz did not use the word “defund” to describe his aspirations for changes to the health care law, but said he wants “substantial” changes. “I told the president exactly the same thing I have told you here today: That we need to work together and fund the government...
  • Eleanor Holmes Norton confronts Obama on D.C. budget bill

    10/09/2013 6:49:53 PM PDT · by Nachum · 23 replies
    WaPo ^ | 10/9/13 | Ed O'Keefe
    <p>Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.) had what some colleagues called "a heated exchange" and what she described as "a conversation" with President Obama during a White House meeting Wednesday afternoon regarding the District's budget constraints as a result of the partial government shutdown.</p>
  • Black Activist Confronts Bill Ayers

    03/28/2011 11:07:26 AM PDT · by Nachum · 17 replies
    YouTube ^ | 3/28/11 | Black Activist
    When white liberals are against options that help poor minorities (charter schools and vouchers)...it makes me wonder.
  • Bolling Confronts Grayson: You Sure You’re Not 'Medicated'? (Video)

    11/10/2010 1:52:49 PM PST · by Nachum · 29 replies
    fox ^ | 11/10/10 | fox
    It takes a turn for the worse around the 3:00 min. mark ...
  • Obama confronts ebbing hopes in Iowa return

    09/29/2010 11:55:14 AM PDT · by PROCON · 7 replies
    AFP ^ | sep. 29, 2010
    President Barack Obama came face to face with the ebbing hope and impatience of recession-weary Americans Wednesday, in a tough return to the state which nurtured his White House hopes. In the shadow of an oak tree in the backyard of a smart brick home in Iowa, Obama parried questions on the jobs crisis, fears taxes would strangle small growth and asked if his health law meant long waiting lists for surgery.
  • White NBC Reporter Confronts Black Man at Tea Party Rally: 'Have You Ever Felt Uncomfortable?'

    04/16/2010 5:24:43 AM PDT · by autumnraine · 61 replies · 3,000+ views
    News Busters ^ | 04/16/2010 | Brent Baker
    “There aren't a lot of African-American men at these events,” NBC News reporter Kelly O'Donnell, a white woman, told Darryl Postell, a black man at a Tea Party rally held Thursday in Washington, DC, pressing him, in an exchange she chose to include in her NBC Nightly News story, to address her prejudiced assumptions: “Have you ever felt uncomfortable?” Postell rejected her loaded premise that race must divide Americans: “No, no, these are my people, Americans.” O'Donnell's story noted “skepticism over how the Tea Party is judged and labeled,” letting an attendee assert: “We're not racists, we're not any of...
  • Face-off: Kathleen Sebelius confronts insurers

    03/10/2010 12:00:27 PM PST · by Nachum · 26 replies · 789+ views
    politico ^ | 3/10/10 | CARRIE BUDOFF BROWN
    Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius confronted insurance executives at their annual conference Wednesday — challenging them to divert millions in anti-reform advertising dollars toward cutting premiums and reciting a litany of insurance horror stories, to a decidedly chilly response. The head of the insurance lobby made clear later that she’s heard enough industry-bashing out of the White House.
  • White House confronts the U.S. Chamber of Commerce

    10/25/2009 7:46:24 AM PDT · by Nachum · 14 replies · 698+ views
    L.A. Times ^ | 10/25/09 | Tom Hamburger and Alexander C. Hart
    Reporting from Washington - The Obama White House, stepping in where other Democrats feared to tread, has launched a potentially risky fight with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce -- attempting to bypass the nation's most powerful business organization and develop independent ties to corporate America. In recent weeks, President Obama, his Energy secretary and one of his other most senior advisors have begun criticizing the chamber publicly, casting it as a profligate lobbying organization at odds with its members in opposing the administration on such issues as consumer protection and climate change.
  • U.S. confronts Pakistan on links to militants: report

    07/29/2008 9:02:07 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 12 replies · 330+ views
    Reuters on Yahoo ^ | 7/29/08 | Paul Eckert
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A top Central Intelligence Agency official traveled to Islamabad and confronted senior officials with evidence of ties between Pakistan's spy agency and militants operating in that country's tribal areas, the New York Times reported in Wednesday editions. The CIA envoy presented information linking members of Pakistan's Directorate for Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) with some militant groups responsible for a string of attacks including the suicide bombing of the Indian Embassy in Kabul this month which killed 58 people, the newspaper said. The report, based on accounts by U.S. military and intelligence officials, described the decision to confront Pakistan...
  • Obama's ex-pastor confronts media in Washington

    04/28/2008 10:08:54 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 41 replies · 98+ views
    Reuters on yahoo ^ | 4/28/08 | Andy Sullivan
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Barack Obama's former pastor, the Rev. Jeremiah Wright, blasted news media he said had sensationalized his remarks in an often confrontational appearance at a reporters' club on Monday. But the Chicago preacher stood by the fiery sermons that have dogged Obama's Democratic presidential campaign since they gained public attention in March. "You cannot do terrorism on other people and not expect it to come back to you," Wright said at the National Press Club when asked about a speech in which he asserted the September 11 attacks were retaliation for U.S. foreign policy. Asked about another sermon...
  • Obama confronts racial division in US (condemns pastor's remarks but says 'anger is real')

    03/18/2008 9:33:35 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 108 replies · 3,476+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 3/18/08 | Nedra Pickler and Matt Apuzzo - ap
    PHILADELPHIA - Democratic Sen. Barack Obama on Tuesday tried to stem damage from divisive comments delivered by his pastor, while bluntly addressing anger between blacks and whites in the most racially pointed speech yet of his presidential campaign. Obama confronted America's legacy of racial division head on, tackling black grievance, white resentment and the uproar over his former pastor's incendiary statements. Drawing on his half-black, half-white roots as no other presidential hopeful could, Obama asserted: "This union may never be perfect, but generation after generation has shown that it can always be perfected." Obama expressed understanding of the passions on...
  • Voter Confronts McCain On Immigration

    10/14/2007 4:56:19 PM PDT · by blam · 77 replies · 107+ views
    The Guardian (UK) ^ | 10-14-2007 | Holly Ramer
    Voter Confronts McCain on Immigration Sunday October 14, 2007 11:46 PM By HOLLY RAMER Associated Press Writer HOPKINTON, N.H. (AP) - Sen. John McCain, who often faces challenging questions on illegal immigration, confronted a voter Sunday who called for ending legal immigration as well. For months, McCain has been telling New Hampshire audiences that he still believes in the immigration plan that failed in Congress earlier this year but that he now realizes that none of its components - including allowing millions of illegal immigrants to eventually earn legal status - can be enacted until the borders are secured first....
  • Giuliani confronts string of bad news

    06/26/2007 9:26:57 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 16 replies · 1,057+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 6/26/07 | Libby Quaid - ap
    WASHINGTON - Republican presidential hopeful Rudy Giuliani has confronted a spate of bad news in recent days, from the drug indictment of his South Carolina chairman to criticism for skipping meetings of the Iraq Study Group. Every campaign faces bad news at one time or another, but with a fundraising deadline looming Saturday, the timing couldn't be worse. Most voters are not tuned in, but for those who are giving and raising money for the former New York mayor, the heartburn-inducing headlines may make them think twice. The string of events — some Giuliani's making, some out of his hands...
  • Mexico confronts surging violence (pursue gunmen near the Arizona border in the Sierra Madre)

    05/17/2007 12:42:26 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 11 replies · 721+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 5/17/07 | Oman Nevarez - ap
    HERMOSILLO, Mexico - Police chased the remnants of a criminal assault force through mountains near the Arizona border on Thursday after kidnappings and gun battles in which at least 22 people died. Federal police helicopters and ground forces searched the Sierra Madre for fleeing gunmen on Thursday while state police moved in to replace terrified local officers who abandoned the town of Cananea, 20 miles south of the U.S. border. Officials said Thursday that a powerful drug cartel may have sent the assailants armed with assault rifles who arrived in 10 to 15 vehicles on Wednesday, pulled four lightly armed...
  • CA: Armed man confronts Santa Barbara clerk thinking he is terrorist(schizo, mixed drugs&alcohol ?)

    06/14/2006 12:37:36 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 8 replies · 408+ views
    A liquor store customer was arrested for allegedly pulling a knife on a clerk he thought was a "Muslim militia terrorist," police said. Elias Michael Banales, 31, was arrested and booked for investigation of brandishing a knife, making terrorist threats and hate crime allegations. He remained in jail with bail set at $50,000. Banales allegedly told the clerk at Speedy Liquor and Mart on Spring Street that "he hated Muslims and that they should all be killed," according to the police report. The name of the clerk and his nationality and religious background weren't disclosed. Banales fled when a customer...
  • Afghan Leader Confronts Pakistan Over Terror Support

    02/17/2006 5:42:29 PM PST · by blam · 6 replies · 317+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 2-18-2006 | Ahmed Rashid
    Afghan leader confronts Pakistan over terror support By Ahmed Rashid in Islamabad (Filed: 18/02/2006) President Hamid Karzai of Afghanistan has handed over extensive intelligence dossiers to Pakistan's President Pervez Musharraf detailing how suicide bombers who attack targets in Afghanistan are being recruited, trained and equipped in Pakistan. Although Mr Karzai stopped short of accusing Pakistan's military regime of perpetrating the attacks, he said the US and Britain would be "stepping up pressure on Islamabad" to take action to stop the attacks, as British troops soon deploy in southern Afghanistan. Hamid Karzai meets Pakistan's Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz Mr Karzai was...