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  • Colin Powell Slams ‘Idiot Presentations’ by Some Republicans, Urges GOP Leaders to ‘Speak Out’

    01/21/2013 8:46:01 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 68 replies
    Colin Powell Slams ‘Idiot Presentations’ by Some Republicans, Urges GOP Leaders to ‘Speak Out’ In an interview with ABC’s Diane Sawyer and George Stephanopoulos during ABC’s special inauguration day coverage this morning, former Secretary of State Colin Powell lashed out at people in the Republican Party who spent the last four years spreading “birther nonsense” and other “things that demonize the president,” calling on GOP leaders to denounce such talk — publicly. “Republicans have to stop buying into things that demonize the president. I mean, why aren’t Republican leaders shouting out about all this birther nonsense and all these other...
  • Bush Official: We Knew Gitmo Inmates Were Innocent

    04/09/2010 6:01:07 AM PDT · by autumnraine · 64 replies · 1,497+ views
    Newser ^ | 04/09/2010 | Caroline Miller
    The Bush White House knew that hundreds of early Gitmo detainees were innocent, but refused to release them because the admission would weaken support for the war in Iraq, according to a new document obtained by the Times of London. The charge, by Lawrence Wilkerson, chief of staff to Secretary of State Colin Powell, was made in a declaration in support of a lawsuit for a Gitmo detainee. Wilkerson claims that Dick Cheney and Donald Rumsfeld knew that the majority of the initial 742 detainees had been picked up, not by the US military, but by Afghans and Pakistanis for...
  • Colin Powell Responds "None Whatsoever" When Asked If He Has Regrets About Endorsing Obama (Video)

    02/21/2010 6:24:56 PM PST · by Talkradio03 · 47 replies · 1,074+ views
    hotairpundit ^ | 2/21/10 | HAP
    Of course not....Powell on Face the Nation asked if he as regrets, Schieffer: "Now Barack Obama who came to Washington, promised to change things, not much has changed, Congress is in a total mess now, in total gridlock, his critics are having a field day. Any regrets about endorsing Barack Obama?"
  • GOP Veep Sheet: McCain ponders Powell

    08/24/2008 10:03:59 AM PDT · by pissant · 86 replies · 724+ views
    Politico ^ | 8/24/08 | Alex Burns
    Another day, and no white smoke yet from Sen. John McCain’s Sedona, Ariz., residence. The search for a vice president continues as the Democratic clans gather in Denver. In an interview with CBS’s Katie Couric, McCain offered no new information about his vice presidential thinking. But he did have some kind words for Sen. Barack Obama’s newly announced running mate, Delaware Sen. Joseph R. Biden: “I think he’s a good selection…Joe and I have been friends for many, many years, and we know each other very well, and so I think [Obama’s] made a very wise selection.” Just because McCain’s...