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Matthews: How many lives is a picture worth?

05/04/11 05:11PM

Let me finish tonight with a question for you. It's not a trick question.  It's deadly real. You know the old expression "A picture is worth a thousand words?"  So, how many lives is it worth?Should the United States government release a picture of the deceased Osama Bin Laden, give me your personal guess-timate of how many people will die.  Now tell me how many people will it protect?  In countable terms - you know, life and death - what earthly good will it do? This is the basis, we should assume, of the president's decision to keep the photo where it is, in the custody of the U.S. read more

Obama kept his poker face

Obama kept his poker face

05/03/11 08:00PM

Hardball’s Chris Matthews looks at a timeline of events surrounding what President Barack Obama was publically saying and doing while he was privately... watch

What separates Obama from the rest

05/03/11 05:12PM

Let me finish tonight with a timely thought for everyone, especially those on the progressive side of the American debate. Imagine now. Take your time. Concentrate your mind.Now, consider if it was a Republican president who had captured Osama bin Laden. Suppose George W. Bush or John McCain had done what has just been done, capturing this country's greatest enemy.Do you think?  Do you think there might have been some element of … bragging? You can just, freakin' imagine it! That president would have been placed up on a pedestal so high you'd have to take the Space Shuttle to reach it! read more

Justice for his victims?

Justice for his victims?

05/02/11 08:00PM

Jimmy Boyle and Patricia Reilly, who both lost loved ones during the September 11th terrorist attacks, react to the death of Osama bin Laden. watch

Is Pakistan a friend or foe?

Is Pakistan a friend or foe?

05/02/11 08:00PM

NBC News Terrorism Analyst Roger Cressey and Afghanistan War veteran Wes Moore debate whether Pakistan was involved in aiding and abetting Osama bin Laden. watch

Matthews: Obama did what America needed

05/02/11 05:59PM

Let me finish tonight with the Commander-in-Chief.We want our presidents to be all things: to have the oratory of JFK, the confidence of FDR, the resonant patriotism of Reagan, the common-sense toughness of Harry Truman, the military temperament and restraint of Ike, the human feel of Bill Clinton.Well, the more you pay attention, the more you learn that you can't have it all.  You give here to get there. You accept this so you can keep on cheering that. You grow up and realize not all kinds of greatness comes even with a great man. And so we look at our leader tonight. read more

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