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C-SPAN callers prank hosts, Mitt Romney feels violated

Here’s just one of a number of videos posted over at Mediaite, showing a bombardment of rather salacious prank calls about GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney. Well, really, about one particular thing about him. We have to say, of all the TV outlets to try to slip a prank call past, something about doing it to C-SPAN seems inherently more amusing. However, C-SPAN says they won’t go with a delay on callers, according to Jim Romenesko.

C-SPAN Caller- Helen Thomas’ Statements Were ‘Spot On.’

The caller also said the Jews were “immigrants coming from Europe who were kicked out mainly because of diseases and homosexuality that were spreading.” He went on to say that the Holocaust occurred because Germany wanted Jews out of their country, but “nobody would take them” because they were spreading disease through prostitution and homosexuality. - Mediaite

'93 Hillary Clinton testified in front of Congress concerning the president's health care reform proposal.
Ex-Rep (R) Dick Armey: “Mrs. Clinton let me also express my appreciation to you for the work you’ve done and your willingness to come before this committee today. And to tell you what a joy it is to see you here. I listened to the chairman’s opening statement and while I don’t share the chairman’s joy at our holding hearings on a government run health care system. I do share his intention to make the debate, a legislative process, as exciting as possible.”
Hillary Clinton: “I’m sure you will do that, Mr. Armey.” [smiling]
Dick Armey: “We’ll do the best we can.” [smiling]
Hillary Clinton: "You and Dr. Kevorkian." [room filled with laughter]
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'93 Hillary Clinton testified in front of Congress concerning the president's health care reform proposal.

Ex-Rep (R) Dick Armey: “Mrs. Clinton let me also express my appreciation to you for the work you’ve done and your willingness to come before this committee today. And to tell you what a joy it is to see you here. I listened to the chairman’s opening statement and while I don’t share the chairman’s joy at our holding hearings on a government run health care system. I do share his intention to make the debate, a legislative process, as exciting as possible.”
Hillary Clinton: “I’m sure you will do that, Mr. Armey.” [smiling]
Dick Armey: “We’ll do the best we can.” [smiling]
Hillary Clinton: "You and Dr. Kevorkian." [room filled with laughter]

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Rachel Maddow: Having free online access to the more than 160,000 hours of C-Span footage is “like being able to Google political history using the ‘I Feel Lucky’ button every time,”…“It’s raw footage of political actors in their native habitat, without media personalities mediating viewers’ access,”

Ed Morrissey, a senior correspondent for the conservative blog Hot Air: “The geek in me wants to find an excuse to start digging.”

C-Span founder, Brian Lamb: “You can see if politicians are saying one thing today, and 15 years ago were saying another thing.” “Journalists can feast on it.”

C-Span Puts Its Full Archives on the Web - NYTimes

YAY! tapes include the Iran-Contra hearings. uumm wow I guess I am a nerd.