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What's in Ed's Head: 5/4/11

05/04/11 05:31PM

These are the stories the staff of The Ed Show are keeping an eye on ...President Obama decides not to release the death photo of bin Laden.The president will deliver a commemorative wreath and pay his respects to families of 9/11 victims at Ground Zero on Thursday.President Obama invited former President George W. Bush to accompany him at Ground Zero tomorrow, but the former president has respectfully declined.Uncertainty of Pakistan’s knowledge of Osama bin Laden’s location triggers a debate on whether or not to continue sending funds to the country. read more

Bin Laden joins Hitler in Time

Bin Laden joins Hitler in Time

05/03/11 09:19PM

 This picture provided by Time magazine shows the cover of a special issue of the magazine on the death of Osama bin Laden, to hit newsstands Thursday.     It's the 4th cover in Time's history that has featured the red “X”.  The other 3 were Adolf Hitler (May 7, 1945), Saddam Hussein (April 21, 2003), and Abu Musab al-Zarqawi (June 19, 2006).    The artist is Tim O'Brien and you can read his story about the cover here.   read more

Ed's Guest List, Tuesday 5/3

05/03/11 08:41PM

Matthew Alexander, Former U.S. Military Interrogator who tracked down senior Al Qaeda leaders in Iraq.  Author of: Kill or Capture.  A Fellow at UCLA's Burkle Center for International Relations.Robert Greenwald, Documentary filmmaker and the Director of the Brave New Foundation.Jeremy Scahill, National Security Correspondent of The Nation.Zahra Billoo, Executive Director of the San Francisco chapter of CAIR (The Council on American-Islamic Relations).Former Rep. Joe Sestak (D-PA), Former Vice Admiral, U.S. Navy. read more

Op-ED: President Obama and American Exceptionalism

05/03/11 05:23PM

Today's edition of the Huffington Post features Ed's op-ed on how the President's leadership got America a big win:The mastermind of the 9/11 attack, Osama bin Laden, is rotting at the bottom of the Arabian Sea. How's that for change you can believe in?Before I discuss the president and American exceptionalism, we've got to thank those Navy Seals and those military guys that tirelessly give their all for the United States of America.President Barack Obama has shown an exceptional amount of courage over the last 48 hours. He has undoubtedly proven that he could take that "3:00 a.m. read more

What's in Ed's Head: 5/3/11

05/03/11 04:52PM

These are the stories the staff of The Ed Show are keeping an eye on …Torture turns out to have been an obstacle for the US in finding bin Laden, but some Republicans are still falsely claiming torture worked.     The US went in to Afghanistan to get bin Laden and disassemble his cronies.  Now that he’s gone, we want to know when our troops can go home.The War on Terror takes on a new meaning after bin Laden is killed.President Obama’s victory proves to the nation that Dems are tough. read more