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  • Twitter: Trump in 1999 Discusses a Pre-emptive Strike on NK

    08/08/2017 9:08:39 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 10 replies
    Tim Russert interviewing @realDonaldTrump in 1999 about launching a pre-emptive strike against North Korea. Could be key to his thinking.
  • Ted Cruz Made Donald Trump Hide Behind Political Correctness (Video: Trump on Russert's)

    01/15/2016 5:08:37 PM PST · by Isara · 80 replies
    The Resurgent ^ | January 15, 2016 | Erick Erickson
    Below is the interview of Donald Trump with Tim Russert that Ted Cruz referenced in the Thursday night debate. In it, Donald Trump says he is very pro-choice and supports even partial birth abortions because he is from New York and has New York values.Donald Trump: "I'm Very Pro Choice," Partial Birth Abortion is OK (Video)To deflect Cruz’s point last night, Donald Trump had to resort to political correctness. He had to insist that the American values on display on 9/11 were somehow uniquely New York values. Second, he had to make the case that those New Yorkers were victims...
  • If Tim Russert was Still Living

    06/07/2013 1:33:41 PM PDT · by publius321 · 19 replies
    Do you feel safe from tyrannical regimes of the middle-east who wish to take away your freedom now that we have tyrannical Ayatollah Obama to protect us from them.  Treachery against the citizens of the United States of America and the abrogation of our constitutional rights is so much more palatable when done by one so charming.  It makes all the difference. As I wrote years ago, I was against the "Patriot Act" because the inevitable abuses being foreshadowed should have been OBVIOUS to anyone who understands the propensities of human beings and centralized government.  The very name itself, the fact that they...
  • An American in Washington

    08/31/2012 4:08:10 PM PDT · by Jude in WV
    The American Spectator ^ | 06/24/2008 | Jeffry Lord
    excerpt: Tim Russert understood instinctively the power of dreams because he was a dreamer himself. He understood in his gut that the strength of America was not in Washington but in the dreams of Buffalo and all the Buffalo's around America. In that very real sense, this is what made him a genuine American in Washington. He was decidedly incapable of becoming one of the media or political pooh-bahs who have long since surrendered their dreams for invitations to cocktail parties in the salons of Georgetown. He was that rare creature in Washington who understood the real meaning of his...
  • Flashback 2007: Tim Russert and Chris Matthews Agree Social Security Is 'A Bad Ponzi Scheme'

    What should be interesting to participants and pundits alike is that during the last presidential campaign, on November 5, 2007, the late Tim Russert, and Chris Matthews, while talking about the Democrat candidates on an episode of MSNBC's "Hardball" broadcast exactly one year before America elected its first black president, agreed that Social Security was "a bad Ponzi scheme" (video follows with transcript and commentary.
  • Luke Russert - MSNBC journalist, takes on Charlie Rangel (Video)

    07/23/2010 6:07:26 PM PDT · by ConservativeMan55 · 79 replies · 6+ views
    CONGRESSMAN RANGEL: What are you talking about? You're just trying to make copy? What job? The one I got? RUSSERT: Yeah. I mean, these are really serious violations. CONGRESSMAN RANGEL: I mean, how do you think I got my job? I was elected. How do you think I lose it? RUSSERT: Well, there's two ways. You could lose it if your colleagues voted you out of here because of ethics violations or if your constituents do not find you upstanding. CONGRESSMAN RANGEL: What station are you with? Well, you're young; I guess you do need to make a name for...
  • THE TIM RUSSERT INTERVIEW OF PRESIDENT OBAMA August 15, 2010 Part I

    07/09/2010 7:58:51 AM PDT · by nikos1121 · 11 replies
    7/9/2010 | nikos1121
    The Tim Russert Interview of President Obama August 20, 2010, (I had a dream). Thank you Mr. President for agreeing to meet with me. It’s a great honor for me. I think you know that I’ve been watching the first two years of your presidency with much interest from afar. Even though I am in a strange way out of my earthly body, I felt compelled to offer you this opportunity to sit down with me, since no other reporter to date has done so. Let’s get right into it. Gulf Oil Spill 1. We’re now well into the fifth...
  • Russert Amazed Black Republicans Seek Tea Party Support ...

    05/05/2010 3:45:00 PM PDT · by Nachum · 17 replies · 771+ views
    newsbusters ^ | 5/5/10 | Mark Finkelstein
    Listen to the surprise in Luke Russert's voice as he reports that many African-American Republican candidates for congress are seeking support from the Tea Party. After all, says Luke, the Tea Party is a group that "a lot of folks have claimed to be racist against African-Americans." Russert expressed his amazement on MSNBC this morning, discussing a New York Times article that reports that at least 32 black Republicans are running for Congress.
  • Timothy "Big Russ" Russert Passes Away

    09/24/2009 8:16:00 PM PDT · by buccaneer81 · 8 replies · 1,396+ views
    mediabistro.com ^ | Sep 24, 2009 | Chris Ariens
    Timothy "Big Russ" Russert Passes Away By Chris Ariens on Sep 24, 2009 09:15 PM Russ_9.24.JPGThe father of the late Tim Russert, and grandfather of NBC News correspondent Luke Russert, Timothy Russert passed away today. "While he was affectionately known to the world as 'Big Russ,' he carried no more important nor meaningful titles than those of father, grandfather, great-grandfather, patriot and friend," reads a statement from his family. "We warmly thank all those who were inspired by his life and his lessons." In 2004, NBC's Washington Bureau Chief and moderator of "Meet the Press" Tim Russert wrote "Big Russ...
  • Reid On The Rocks

    09/11/2009 5:53:58 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 36 replies · 3,563+ views
    IBD Editorials ^ | September 11, 2009
    Politics: The senator who called the president a liar and never apologized may have worn out his welcome in his home state. Harry Reid may be riding the liberal agenda into political oblivion.In 2004, Republicans defeated Senate Minority Leader Tom Daschle largely on the theme that he neglected his home state in favor of national party interests. The GOP is hoping that in 2010 lightning will strike a second time, and Nevada polls indicate it may be more than wishful thinking. In 1998, Reid beat John Ensign by a hair-thin 428 votes. Ensign would go on to win Nevada's other...
  • LUKE RUSSERT MIA AT NBC NEWS (Gets Paid, Doesn't Work)

    05/11/2009 10:25:05 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 29 replies · 1,878+ views
    New York Post ^ | May 11, 2009
    SOME hardworking folks at NBC and MSNBC -- who work long hours for little pay -- are wondering, "Where in the world is Luke Russert?" One insider sniped, "He was hired last year to be the youth correspondent -- he got a great contract and was supposed to cover youth issues, blog and bring in young viewers, but he's been MIA for a while. It's like, 'Well, that's what you get for nepotism.' "
  • Poll Confirms: Murtha in Trouble (And What Democrat Has Done More to Merit Defeat?)

    10/23/2008 6:02:47 AM PDT · by Reaganesque · 51 replies · 1,396+ views
    RedState.com ^ | 10/23/08 | Brian Faughnan
    Front Page Poll Confirms: Murtha in Trouble And What Democrat Has Done More to Merit Defeat? Posted by: Brian Faughnan Thursday, October 23, 2008 at 07:28AM CDT 0 Comments Hot off the presses: Democratic Rep. John Murtha leads retired Army Lt. Col. William Russell by a little more than 4 percentage points, within the Susquehanna Poll's 4.9-point margin of error. The poll of 400 likely voters was conducted for the Tribune-Review on Tuesday, amid uproar over Murtha's statement that some of his constituents are racist...About 54 percent of voters among those polled say it's time for someone else to represent...
  • NBC'S Russert Said He Made a "Dumb" Statement (ya think?)

    09/25/2008 11:33:47 AM PDT · by AnnGora · 72 replies · 374+ views
    AP ^ | September 25, 2008 | AP
    NBC news reporter Luke Russert said he made a "dumb" misstatement on the Today Show Wednesday when he suggested that smart people supported Barack Obama for president. Almost immediately, Russert took a hazing in the Web world.
  • Tim Russert missed more then ever right now. (Wouldn't tolerate the scum journalism going on now)

    09/02/2008 9:21:02 PM PDT · by SideoutFred · 38 replies · 163+ views
    Vanity | 9-2-2008 | Me
    After watching debacle after debacle these last few days, I can't help but think that if Russert was still alive none of this crap would still be happening. Tim was a Democrat, but a fairly down the middle Democrat. He would absolute come down hard on this garbage the media is doing now. A real shame his guiding hand is not there right now as it has become the wild west in reporting. Very sad indeed.
  • Disrespecting Tony

    07/19/2008 5:55:02 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 15 replies · 377+ views
    Townhall.com ^ | July 19, 2008 | Bill O'Reilly
    The recent death of Tony Snow brought sadness to millions of Americans who admired the man's public service and optimism about his country. But not everybody felt the need to honor him. Just hours after he died from cancer, the Associated Press released an obituary that has shocked some people and badly damaged the AP's image, at least in the conservative community. AP reporter Douglass Daniel began the article by listing some of Tony's accomplishments, but then suddenly veered into ideological territory, writing: "With a quick-from-the-lip repartee, broadcaster's good looks and a relentlessly bright outlook -- if not always a...
  • Tim Russert's Wife Opens Up About His Death

    06/24/2008 7:53:54 PM PDT · by Dr. Scarpetta · 39 replies · 114+ views
    People ^ | 6/19/08
    Leaving their hotel room in Italy ahead of his wife and son to go back to Washington, D.C., so he could tape that Sunday's Meet the Press, Tim Russert was grabbed by his wife. "I said to him, 'I want to give you a hug; maybe I'll never see you again,' " says journalist Maureen Orth, speaking publicly about her husband for the first time since his June 13 passing – the day after he left Italy. "I don't know why I said that to him. I just had a feeling." Russert was under extra stress at the time of...
  • Keith (O) goes nuts over ketchup (monster ego chuckle)

    06/25/2008 8:17:15 PM PDT · by STARWISE · 23 replies · 153+ views
    Page Six ^ | 6-25-08 | Paula Froelich
    <p>MSNBC blowhard Keith Olbermann couldn't even control his temper at a memorial reception for beloved Tim Russert.</p> <p>Network sources told Page Six Olbermann was furious last week when MSNBC didn't get him a first-class ticket to Washington, DC, for a private service honoring the "Meet the Press" anchor's passing.</p>
  • Tim Who? Krazy Keith Wants First Class, Goes Bananas Over Ketchup!

    06/25/2008 8:26:06 AM PDT · by Quaker · 15 replies · 113+ views
    Stuck On Stupid ^ | June 25, 2008 | Quaker
    Keith Olbermann had a temper tantrum at a memorial reception for the late Tim Russert.
  • An American in Washington

    06/24/2008 5:15:27 AM PDT · by Uncle Ralph · 1 replies · 170+ views
    The American Spectator ^ | June 24, 2008 | Jeffrey Lord
    Tim Russert was an American. I'm not using the term in its patriotic sense, although he certainly was not just a patriot but an unabashed one at that. No, Tim Russert was an American in that very particular fashion that makes Americans the most distinctive breed of humans on the planet. He was an American in precisely the cultural sense that causes European elites -- and all too frequently our own -- to grind their teeth and look down their noses with such haughty disdain at the one population on earth composed of the entire world's rejects, refugees and descendants...
  • Delaying News in the Era of the Internet (Dinosaur Media DeathWatch™)

    06/23/2008 4:37:07 AM PDT · by abb · 43 replies · 98+ views
    The New York Times ^ | June 23, 2008 | Noam Cohen
    WHEN the NBC News host Tim Russert died on June 13, NBC tried to hold back the news from going public for more than an hour to notify his family vacationing in Italy and presumably to prepare for what became six hours of coverage on its cable news outlet, MSNBC. And King Canute, ancient legend has it, tried to hold back the tide. Mr. Russert collapsed from a heart attack in NBC’s Washington newsroom around 1:40 p.m.; he was treated there and then taken to a hospital, arriving at 2:23 and being pronounced dead shortly thereafter, according to press accounts....