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Playing the blame game

Playing the blame game

04/06/11 08:00PM

Mother Jones’ David Corn and Republican John Feehery debate whether Republicans can make the case that the Democrats, the party of big government, want to... watch

Matthews: There's no logic behind conspiracy theories

04/06/11 05:05PM

Let me finish tonight with the paranoids of American politics.These are the people who believe the world is conspiring against them.  It's a fearful, insane world of everyone out to get you, everyone relentlessly meeting in secret to destroy your world, your hopes, and your dreams. Is there any logic to it?  You've got to be kidding me.It is a demented view of the world that holds no logic for the basic reason that fear of the unknown requires no logic. Thinking isn't necessary. read more

Cutting the arts?

Cutting the arts?

04/05/11 08:00PM

As House Republicans push for deep spending cuts in the budget, one of the easiest targets is the arts industry. Academy Award winner Kevin Spacey explains. watch

Matthews: Place the budget battle blame on the voter

04/05/11 05:11PM

Let me finish tonight with the fight that's going on here in Washington. You're the ones who started it, after all, you the voter.You know why we have a divided government?  Because you elected one. The Democrats believe in government, the role it can play in providing a safety net for people - especially for health challenges, especially for older people. Republicans tell us less is better in this department. It's better for the government to get out of health care, including health care for older people. There's a hitch, of course, in that thinking. read more

Matthews on how the GOP has changed

04/04/11 05:21PM

The Republican Party has given us great moderate leaders:  Abraham Lincoln, Teddy Roosevelt, Dwight Eisenhower.  It's given us flawed leaders who were nonetheless great Americans. I think of Ulysses S. read more