Category: Panel Discussions

Panel Schools Joe Scarborough: Spying on Merkel Began Under Bush

The NSA’s spying on German Chancellor Angela Merkel began as early as 2002, as the Morning Joe panel explained to a stunned Joe Scarborough Tuesday morning. Along with co-host Mika Brzezinski, Eugene Robinson, Maggie Haberman, Donny Deutsch and David Ignatius discuss the issue with Joe Scarborough. Joe Scarborough: “So, Mika, thank you so much for […]

Bill Maher Tears Into Republicans Over Minimum Wage (VIDEO)

On Friday night, Bill Maher explained to conservatives that refusing to raise minimum wage allows big corporations to leave their employees looking in the direction of government assistance – the same government assistance they don’t want people to be on. Look, even if you’re not moved by the “don’t be such a heartless pr*ck” argument, […]

Paul Gigot Says Cruz And DeMint Privately Admit They Are "Not Going To Be Able To Defund Obamacare" (Video)

Saturday on FOX News, Wall Street Journal Editor Paul Gigot told his panel that even Ted Cruz knows he won’t be able to defund Obamacare. Gigot said, “I’ve talked to these people privately. They don’t think they’re going to – Even Ted Cruz and Jim Demint and these guys, they say well, we’re not going […]

Ted Cruz Says ‘Don’t Blink’ While GOP Moderates Speak Against Government Shutdown (VIDEO)

The Daily Beast’s Michael Tomasky and author Jim Moore join Chris Matthews to discuss Sen. Ted Cruz’s tactic of “don’t blink” to win the fight to defund Obamacare, while others in his party try to chill the government shutdown tactic praised by the far-right in the GOP. The ever-cocksure Cruz would like to defund ObamaCare […]

Iraq War 10th Anniversary: What Have The Republicans Learned?

Now that we’ve passed the decade marker of the launch of the Iraq War, arguably the greatest foreign policy blunder in American history, it’s prudent that we look back. But I’m going to leave the deep thinking to the deep thinkers, and focus my retrospective on how the Republican party has dealt with the fallout. […]