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Dec 31, 2010 6:30pm EST
is extraordinary. he did what others could not do. he went on to defeat george w. bush everything you could think of was thrown at him in the media. there were rumors running on the internet. yet he 01. the 91, the speech he gave, -- the night he won, the speech he gave, he give it in chicago and i was in tears. i was texting people across the world. we were all in tears. it was a fantastically wonderful moment for people of color. >> what do people say who have followed that, who are minorities, the impact of how people view the united states? >> first of all, for people of color, minorities around the world, it has made them think better of america. the majority were able to rise above their history. but it says something for the american plant capacity for renewal. -- american capacity for renewal. the idea that a black man can live in a free world is a fantastic role model and encouragement for black young people. here you have this wonderful family in the white house, michele, barack, the two girls. it is such a great thing to see. i think, all around the world, whatever happ
CSPAN
Jan 5, 2010 8:00pm EST
and that familiar skating stride. then georges continues. no worries for neuvirth. the captains giving michal neuvirth the lead to protect and it's tomas fleischmann who will accept the congratulations. oh! blue! time! time out. i touched it. i touched the ball before it went out, coach. come on, alex, the ref did not call that! you gotta be kidding me, alex! it's the championship game! talk to him, coach. i touched, it's their ball. don't foul them when they inbound. team on 'three.' one, two, three. nice going, alex. sorry coach. alex! good call. >> joe: there's a tackle machine in the house. london fletcher taking tail action on a inside dc. caps on top by one. verd says you make the call on this. >> craig: here comes knuble right there. but very close to breaking the stick. and the nod because of the strength of markov. markov wanted the call. very close close with not protecting that. >> joe: fleischmann as a result his 15th unassisted at 5- 14. washington has the lead on the man advantage. brooks laich play its back to the point. fired with of price. price got the pad in t
CSPAN
Apr 29, 2011 9:44pm EDT
bridges that make the george washington bridge look like a toy. you see the most unbelievable things and you come home -- we are like a third world nation. you land at what guardia -- la guardia. it is broken. it is dirty. i do not mind going over potholes' in my car, but i do mind in planes. but would not be there except for us. libya, saudi arabia, and the others say, "we do not like gaddafi. we would like you to take them out." obama said, ok." we formed a group -- nato is us. nato is largely us. we do not even have control over what the hell we are doing. gaddafi is driving down the street waving at everybody. can you believe this? listen to this one -- do is the leader of the group? france. france wanted to go in first. of course, we have not seen them sense, but they were there the first day and they got all the glamour. [applause] they form a group and they go in and at obama talks about the regime -- we do not want to kill or hurt anybody, we want to change government -- nobody knows what the hell he is talking about. you know the other thing about libya that really bothers me? i
CSPAN
Sep 6, 2012 8:00pm EDT
about because they don't need papers of the way that george washington does. so that is how i was drawn to the civil war soldiers to begin with. so these letters are completely uncensored and expected to leave out sensitive military information. but there is no office, there is no -- they don't look at the male. you also get a publication of newspapers these were really interesting. so the moral and welfare and recreation in the civil war disorder of amuse themselves and one of the ways they do it in many regiments is the start newspapers sometimes they do it with a piece of paper and pen and their handwritten and sometimes they do it by occupying the printing press of the local southern newspaper, the conservator in virginia for example, the editor was carefully setting the type to his newspaper one day and i think an early 1862 barges the first minnesota and this side not to undo all his work for the other three said the paper exists with one page of sort of local news and three pages of news for minnesota news and other places they actually traveled with portable printing presses the
CSPAN
May 1, 2012 8:00pm EDT
written a couple of children's books with stephen called the george barracks. churches key to the universe. they are wonderful books. you have to hope those in the library. you have them? well, i have to recommend. they are wonderful. they are fiction. what's interesting is he meets a scientist who is next-door to him who is so clearly stephen hawking as he would be without his disability. it's so clearly the same person. it anyway, they have these adventures and it's sort of science-fiction, but their huge sections sections of the book they are kind of removed for the book and colored print and those are the sections that are the real science. there's a lot about the black holes, various things like that. they're wonderful books, really terrific. yes. on your mac -- student angus of notoriety for saying he didn't believe in god -- [inaudible] >> i don't think he's ever said he believes in god. and it "a brief history of time" he says it waits at the beginning and the need for a creator. he's made some very atheistic statements to the media about belief in an afterlife is a fairytale becau
CSPAN
Aug 20, 2009 8:00pm EDT
] the war in iraq -- somebody talked about bailouts. i'm sure you been george bush's system -- here's the deal. when you're through yelling, raise your hand and i will talk. i assume by bailout, you mean the $700 billion in george bush asked congress to vote for last year. do you disagree with that fact? you say don't blame on george bush. [inaudible] there is an indicator and i hope people understand, when you say people things cannot refute, they try to drown you out and that's understandable. i understand why people resent the fact that my mentioning it was george bush's bill. when it comes to bailouts, as people call them, whether it's general motors -- let me talk about aig then. i will talk about aig for a minute because aig was done by the bush administration was no congressional votes. it was the bush administration officials decided to bail out aig. it was bush who first decided to bail out general motors and chrysler without a congressional vote. yes. on fannie mae and freddie mac, i will be glad to respond to that. the bailout of fannie mae and freddie mac, we passed legisl
CSPAN
Apr 27, 2011 8:00pm EDT
. president george w. bush made a decision when he first came into office that he was concerned about the fact that iraq was firing regularly at the united states and united kingdom aircraft that were supporting the united nations no-fly zone and patrolling in the northern and southern portion of iraq. those planes were being shot at almost every day. the only country in a world that was shooting at american and british aircraft. over 2000 times they were fired on. the joint chiefs of staff advised me in a president that they were concerned about the fact that eventually one of our planes, a british plane or airplanes will be shut down and the crews would be killed or taken hostage. third, the united states department of state had listed iraq as one of the countries on the terrorist list so there were a series of things like that by way of background. next, the united states intelligence agency spent a great deal of time and determined that they were convinced that the iraqi government had weapons of mass destruction, had the confidence to continue developing weapons of mass destructi
CSPAN
Jun 3, 2013 8:30pm EDT
commissioner of daniel werfel and treasury inspector general jay russel george, and i hope you will hear how we will get to the bottom of this and prevent this from happening again. here are some things i can tell you all ready. we will insist that the irs implement all nine of the recommendations in the inspector general's report to the satisfaction of the inspector general. we're going to require more frequent and in-depth reports from the irs about how they allocate their funds among their different offices and we are also going to demand that the ira's to mr. to the committee that the funds provided by this committee are used without a hint of partisanship or ideology when it comes to the application of tax loss. this hearing is inspector general's second appearance before the subcommittee this year. we appreciate your willingness to meet with us again. this is the first congressional hearing in his new role as acting irs commissioner. want to congratulate you, if that is the right word, on your appointment and thank you for taking this assignment in a very difficult time. we appreci
CSPAN
Jul 3, 2012 8:00pm EDT
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CSPAN
Nov 19, 2009 8:00pm EST
. >>> and the latest edition to late night, george lopez, explains why he could never make his grandmother happy. eeeee >>> tonight on "the joy behar show," she can't stop poets with her bare hands or leap tall buildings in a single bound, but she is one of america's best and most famous crime fighters. hln's own nancy grace will be here. >>> then it's a good fight. martha stewart stirs up a pot of trouble when she takes on america's kitchen sweetheart, rachel way. >>> george lopez is here, he's part of the changing face of late night talk. he'll be there to chat about that and whatever else he wants to. he's funny. all that starts right now. >>> we're starting tonight with a horrific story out of missouri. a 15-year-old girl confessed to murdering a 9-year-old girl to feel what it was like to kill someone. now she's being charged as an adult and could face life in prison. is a 15-year-old girl or boy an adult? where do you draw the line between punishment and rehabilitation? joining me to discussion this is hln's nancy grace author of the best selling book "the eleventh v
CSPAN
May 30, 2013 10:00pm EDT
better than unilateral decision-making. it's not hard to find unilateral decision-making. george w. bush is the decision to take us into iraq. single decision-makers will make decisions. two presidents from different parties bring the problem-solving approaches that make for better decision-makers. two presidents of different perspectives would make market choices and fewer bad choices. i understand several presidents of course still locked in isolation. they consult members of the cabinet and staff to enjoy many benefits of group decision-making. nevertheless, there is a big difference between their decision after consulting with those inclined to reinforce inclination as opposed to sharing decision-making with a partner who's inclined to challenge their inclination. an example of use to illustrate his imagine the supreme court with nine justices and decision-making authority and perspectives. if you have one justice, scalia or ginsburg who had eight to experience law clerks, could be a very different supreme court. and it's not only the two presidents would give us better leaders
CSPAN
Jul 28, 2009 8:00pm EDT
part it have. >> amber: george said the benefit to being traded you could have a chance to play for a team who has a chance to go to the world series this season. he says this team he feels is heading in the right direction and he would like to stay here. >> gary: no question one other teams are looking at probably more as a setup man than a closer. >> buck: yeah, most have a close her in place. they're looking to complement that closer to have a second left-hander. thing about it, if your name is being mentioned at this time, good teams are looking at you. that's a good thing. >> gary: matt wieters leading it off for the orioles. he has grounded out. izturis and then roberts. second base. and a base hit. callaspo may actually have done a little overdive on that one. he got there and ball looked like it was back closer to his body. >> buck: yeah, i don't think this ball was as far away from him as he thought. watch, he does dive over the top of it. looks like he got a piece it have with the thumb of his glove. it sneaks underneath into center field. >> gary: matt wieters has five- g
CSPAN
Aug 19, 2011 8:00pm EDT
of november 25, 1783 when general george washington road on a gray horse into new york city. by his side trotted the governor of new york flanked by an escort of armed guards. henry knox was not far behind. long line of civilians trailed after them, some on foot, others horse back wearing sprigs in their hat, hundreds crammed into the streets to watch. since 1776 through seven long years of war and peace negotiations, new york had been occupied by the british army. today, the british were going, a cannon shot at 1 p.m. founded the departure of the last troops from their posts, marched to the docks, went into boats into the transports waiting in the harbor. the british occupation of the united states was officially over. george washington's entrance into new york city was the closest thing that the winners the american revolution ever had to a parade. for a week, they celebrated the evacuation with feasts and fires and illuminations, and the largest fireworks display ever seen in north america. generations of new yorkers congressmen rated november 25th as evacration day, one that was
CSPAN
Jul 18, 2011 8:00pm EDT
to be trouble. ben bernanke, re-appointed by george bush, says if we make deep cuts in the u.s. budget, it is going to create a problem because right now the only money that is going into the u.s. economy, into the g.d.p. and the economic activity is coming from the united states federal government. if you begin to cut back drastically, it cannot help but raise the unemployment numbers. and if we fool around and fail to raise the dealt ceiling or just walk to the cliff, walk to the edge, walk to the precipice of the bond rating agencies who also already warned us these are not democratic bond raising agencies, these are not congressional black caucus bond rating agencies, these are not republican bond rating agency, they're the bond rating agent jis of the united states, they tell us when we're in trouble or in good stead, they said if you walk to the precipice, we're going to end up getting in trouble because they're going to downgrade our bond rating. what does that mean? well, it means that the interest rates are going to rise. china is our number one creditor, external. mos
CSPAN
Aug 31, 2010 8:00pm EDT
spoke to former president george w. bush today. it is long known that he and i disagreed about the war. no one can doubt the support for our troops or his love of country and commitment of their patriotism port of this war. all of us are united in appreciation. the greatness of our democracy is grounded in our ability and to learn from our experience. no challenge is essential to our security in our fight against al qaeda. we must never lose sight of what is at stake. as we speak, al qaeda continues to plot against they remain anchored in the border regions of afghanistan and pakistan. we will disrupt, dismantle, and defeat al qaeda. because of our drawdown in iraq, we are able to replied the resources necessary to go on offense. nearly one dozen al qaeda leaders in the past month have been killed or captured around the world. within afghanistan, i have deployed additional troops who under general petraeus are fighting to break the taliban momentum. the forces will be in place for a limited time to provide space for the afghans to build their capacity and secure their own future. a
CSPAN
Dec 15, 2010 8:00pm EST
. last week former president george herbert walker bush who signed both start one and start to issued a statement that he too supports this treaty so there has been no rush to the consideration of this treaty. still, some sort of suggests, why do you have to do it now? the real question my friends is not why now. the question would be, why delay? why would you not do this now when you have a chance to reduce the numbers of weapons pointed at the united states and the chance to get american inspectors back on the ground in russia to understand what is happening there. so i hope that in the next days, we will give time. we are not rushing this vote. they can decide how much time they think it takes but we believe that a fair amount of time will be allotted by the majority leader in order to allow for amendments. i would go in on my statement on the floor to the huge number of changes we have made in the resolution of ratification on behalf of the republicans. we have worked very closely with many of them. we have taken their comments and their advice. we have incorporated them into the re
CSPAN
Apr 22, 2011 8:00pm EDT
majority leader, bill frist portrait is revealed in the capitol. >> the george poke awards and the night before the annual awards ceremony in new york, some of the winners gather for a seminar. this year, four investigative journalists discuss lifting the vail of secret ri on sensitive subject. we'll also hear from ac thompson and a "washington post" reporter, dana priest. this is an hour and a half. >> i would like to introduce to you first and again to be acknowledged sydney, our curator, and the current curator of the poke awards, john darnton. >> thank you very much, dr. steinberg. i'd like to welcome you all here to this event. as you know, the george poke seminar is a one time of year when we get to wrestle with some of the major issues about journalism and to discuss them with some of our winners. i would like to say first of all, i'd like to acknowledge the center for communication which is the cosponsor of this event, and it's exec -- its executive director katharine williams. our theme this year is penetrating the vail of secrecy. we are troubles coming up with the right
CSPAN
Jul 26, 2013 8:00pm EDT
joining us from george mason university where she is a senior research fellow. wanted to get your perspective on the economic -- president obama at a florida port vowed to speed shipping and transit projects, talking how the thinks he can boost the economy. what is the state of the economy now? how would you judge the economy to date? >> i think it's too weak. we've been out of the recession for four years. i think the best way to describe it is the labor market is stuck in the mud. the unemployment rate, which is a share of the population that is employed, has been almost flat, and very low. as unemployment has gone down, that's a -- because a lot of people have given up and economic growth is not as strong as it should be to fix all these long-term unemployed people back to work. so it's really disconcerting. >> what is your take on the health of the economy? >> i completely agree. what we saw -- you look over the last six years, during the great recession, our labor market fell of cliff, and since that time, since the recovery began, we have basically just been bumping along at
CSPAN
Mar 29, 2013 8:00pm EDT
overthrow the democratically-elected government of president aristide. george bush blocked loans from the interamerican development foundation of $146 million loans for education, water and things like that. the international republican institute arranged and organized the opposition to it and then we as a country trained rebel soldiers in the dominican republic, trained and armed them to come to haiti to overthrow the government and then the last analysis, those were a pulse didn't figure into it. bush carried out the coup himself on american soldiers who arrived at the home of the president and took him off at 3:00 in the morning to the central african republic. we have to had to go there. maxine waters, a jamaican parliamentarian and sharon webster and the president's lawyer flew off to rescue him to bring him back to jamaica and then condoleezza rice threatened to make the jamaican government -- threatened to make it very difficult for them if jamaica accepted aristide even for a matter of days before he went to south africa. all because he said the minimum income ought to be raced fr
CSPAN
Nov 17, 2010 8:00pm EST
football game? well, that's what happened when wall street was allowed to run amuck during the george w. bush years. it was the democrats in this house, in the senate, that laid out a structure to stabilize the financial industry. we'll probably get the money back in the years ahead. it was stabilized. not as good as we would want, but it was stabilized. and then the next piece was brought forward, which was the american recovery and reinvestment act. by all accounts, by learned economists, three million jobs were created or saved as a result of that. and that wasn't the only piece of legislation. there was in that piece of legislation, reinvestment in science and technology and research, reinvestment in our roads and streets and bridges, building the foundation for the future of america. followed fop lo -- followed up later in this session with legislation called the hire act to put people back to work, to give businesses the financial incentive to hire people to bring people back onto the payroll. subsidizing those rehires so that people can take that paycheck home and say, dear, i'
CSPAN
Feb 16, 2010 8:00pm EST
russell roberts at george mason university. what has been the impact of the wealth of nations? >> guest: teaching a lot of economics along the centuries was published in 1776 really saadi holds on for social science. the combination of empirical work, observation, logic, philosophy, all melted together. it's really an extraordinary work that ascendant norm if impact on scholars in the real world. >> host: professor fleischacker, when we talk about moral philosophy, what do we mean by that? >> guest: well, with which went by it was something close to a because social science in part. that is to say everything today recall sociology, economic, political science, all that would be called up moral philosophy as opposed to natural philosophy. now shofar lasciviously mutated good. but it also meant for him as it does for a the study of whites at right and wrong, good and bad, what human beings are aiming for. and those things are part of his vision of social science i would say. so how groundbreaking was his word? >> guest: it was enormously influential as russell said. almost from the moment
CSPAN
May 31, 2010 8:00pm EDT
, and we want to thank our board members. many longtime friends are here, general george price, bill cooper, and others. there is a commercial message here. based technologies gave but the nation allowing us to film the ceremony and airing at lie. if everyone wants to see of later, they can see it on our web site. they're great people to give us the prisoner of war and american flags here that we all have. they give them out for the special events. and speaking of thanks, we all owe our thanks to a vietnam veteran named blaine jackson. who is doing jackson? you will remember him right away because during times square, when a terrorist attack was being attempted, duane jackson was fair, and when he saw the smoking vehicle, he immediately called the police. he is no stranger. he was there on 9/11 and saw the aircraft hit the world trade center and was very much affected by it. he is a graduate of boston university. a fine human being, and he will receive the patriot award from the vietnam veterans memorial fund, and we will ask admiral mullen and i to hold it as we get a tooth dwanye -
CSPAN
Jul 4, 2012 8:00pm EDT
-. eaifha w wae e. m f of the first president bush. my example ofhis has always been in george's of the bush was a president. eom pry a eryone , god. and so bush gives a press conference where he says, in nos. h i reangrom le mho a think the edges sketch, we are going to have a lot of tell he is aor raw or. asp. is he in danger of himself becoming a cardboard cutout or a cliche? >> the kind of is. you can presint oma i yiousndikeha asn se bome to tt periut. obama will say reagan is for tax simplification or indexing this or raisingaxes on that. histicerbl reor hrin th sid. everyone plays these games. conservatives are supposed to be wi dreonte positions. and csevitth o selv, b if i out the position that jfk took on capital gains taxes or that fdr tookar on rn ge sedooow wson all right. who cares. in the past and all that kind of thing. i actually think history matters. adinth ior ps meinhe cte terinly a cliche nista the way people talk about reagan because he was a al humaneing. i highly commend the history ofga. mampseer ul. adou t heasling with a country that was certainly much more l
CSPAN
Nov 24, 2009 8:00pm EST
center with this 7'7" kenny george on the team. many of you may wonder what happened to kenny george. it's an unfortunate store. contacted mrsa and had to have his foot amputated as a result. the bacteria that causes infections in different parts of the body. it's tough to treat because it's resistant to commonly used antibiotics and unfortunate story. kenny george at 7'7" was likely headed to a career in the national basketball association. litterial: so unfortunate. he was truly going to be a very, very wealthy man. even in the mind of george murison, he used to play for the washington wizards. matt: williams. litterial: he's very athletic. he will not give up and the team embodies coach biedenbach's spirit. you know, no matter how far down they are, they'll play all the way until the clock reads 0:00. matt: you see asheville, 5-18 shooting in the second half. eddie fine player in his own right at n.c. state. went on and played in the -- played pro basketball himself. litterial: i got a chance to start reading up on coach biedenbach when he coached me here at georgia, i didn't know
CSPAN
Sep 10, 2012 8:30pm EDT
guests tonight. first of all, i would like to thank the organizers of this meeting, george, ricky and also thank phillip for moderating the program. i would like to talk about maybe 25 minutes on iran/relations and the nuclear issue which is the most critical issue between iran and the international community. as the head of foreign relation committee of iran national security council 1997 to 2005, i'm fully convinced that iran is not after nuclear bomb. and the elimination of weapons of mass destruction and establishment of a zone free from such weapons in the middle east are important elements of iran's national security doctrine. nevertheless, iran's nuclear program has remained the number one political dilemma of the u.s. for past decade. nine years of negotiations between iran and the p5 plus 1, five permanent members of united nations security council plus germany known as p5 plus 1, nuclear issue has failed. and would likely continue to do so as long as hostilities between iran and the u.s. persist. with -- [inaudible] between national community and iran have once again returne
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May 5, 2010 8:00pm EDT
nicaragua. the bipartisan work we did with the george h. bush administration with officials in helping eastern europe transition from communism to western capitalist democracies after the fall of the berlin wall and the collapse of the soviet union. although it happened a long time ago, i am especially proud of the losing fight that iç helped wage with congressman henry royce prevent the passage of the fiscal year responsibility reagan budgets which at a time of devastating inflation, cut taxes at the same time the defense budget was being double, all paid for with borrowed money, for more than tripling the long-term deficit picture. the alternative budget at the time was a progressive alternative to both parties and produced lower deficits in both republican and democrat bills. at the time, our actions were hugely unpopular. about 70% of the voters in my district supported reagan paused budget. time has proven us right. i am similarly proud that i was the principal author of the much maligned but he central economic recovery act of 2009 which in the midst of the deepest and most dan
CSPAN
Jan 21, 2011 6:30pm EST
all. once i introduced him as the george washington of the peace corps and he said, no, george washington was here and i am here. what an amazing partnership they had. he did think that is why should be canonized as a saint. maybe thought it should be the reverse for his so loyally serving her. once on the phone, eunice told me how the peace corps had gotten started. she said that jeff k. had called the house looking for sarge. he is not here, call back. at 8:30, the president called again and sarge was there. according to eunice, he immediately came downstairs and putting the peace corps together. they had no offices, it was five men and a hotel room. she made it sound like it was the marx brothers. sarge joke because of its potential for failure, heading the peace corps was the ultimate brother and my job. -- the ultimate brother-in-law job. he went around the world talking to heads of state who wanted soft power. they wanted the idealistic kids and committed grown-ups. countries like iran, iraq, afghanistan happily welcomed us. one of his original plans had been able to play
CSPAN
Nov 13, 2012 8:00pm EST
economic adviser for george hw or bush and now a stanford economic professor. i want to start out with the united states. for people in the room understand the president as well as us and golsby. people ask what is going to come of this fiscal cliff. i'd like to look through the fiscal cliff asking you to describe to us how do you see the budget negotiations playing out over the next six months? >> well, feels to me like they almost had a deal last year. the principle bottleneck last year was not that the president was unwilling to offer cuts. it was that there was a group of republicans in the house who wouldn't go for the revenue, and i think that's still the bottleneck now. you probably saw the article this morning from hubbard, what boehner said, and i take from this collection some optimism in 20 # 13 the way it might play out is whether we go over or don't go over the fiscal cliff, you know, there's a lot to happen in the next three months, that we get to some space where if they did a trillion dollars of cuts and reforms to entitlements, a frl on discretionary, a trillion i
CSPAN
Apr 18, 2012 8:00pm EDT
george w. bush and barack obama. the party is over because of the gsa administrator susan brenner an obama appointee who blew the whistle and to this matter to the inspector general. and the party is over because of the new acting administrator dat tangherlini, who is a new leadea who aims to clean up this mess. this is not the first episode o misconduct at the gsa. the carter administration uncovered one in 1978sc and 197 when a nationwide investigation in long-standing corruption noos resulted in prosecutions for bribery and fraud andr protections for whistleblowers within the agency. and there was more misconduct during the bush administration. the first occurred when the chief of staff for the gsa occun administrator traveled with jack abram off to scotland, evenadmir though he had business before the gsa. in 2011, this chief of staff went to prison in 2011, and in d 2007, she organized a political call to help her friends whensh their elections. that violated this. t thehe administrator repeatedly clashed with this inspector t neral,he in one report comparn his efforts to terror
CSPAN
Jun 22, 2010 8:00pm EDT
, recognize him and his team, hunter morrison, dr. george mccloud and all the leaders he had in his administration and their ability to take this -- to take this university and transform it and transform our community. i want to say thank you, mr. speaker to dr. suite and his wife pat for their passion, their contributionssthat they made to our community and to youngstown state university. we stand on their shoulders as we continue this work. clearly we would not have been here today to make the kind of strides that the university is making doing the kind of research, hosting international energy seminars and forums and really transforming the role of that university. i want to say thank you we clearly wouldn't be in the fogs we are today if it weren't for the leadership of dr. suite and pat suite. also, mr. speaker, we'd like to take this opportunity spend a little time, and i'll be joined by some of my colleagues in the next few minutes, to talk about what has been going on in our %% country economically and really what the plan is and what the plan has been for president obama th
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Apr 28, 2011 8:00pm EDT
>> coming up next, booktv presents george friedman, an hour-long program where we invite guest host to interview authors. this week, local intelligence expert george friedman discusses his latest book, "the next decade." in it the former political science professor calls the the. an imperialist power that will be forced to reduce its dominance. the author of the next hundred years predicts china and turkey will challenge the remaining superpower in the coming decades and wave the government may not anticipate. he talks with the executive editor of foreign-policy magazine, susan glasser. >> host: george, thank you so much for joining us today. i'm thrilled to have the chance to talk to you in some depth about your new book, "the next decade." i see it represents a little bit of what is the right word, narrowing of the frame of ambition from u.s. book on the next 100 years so you have now taken on perhaps a slightly more manageable next 10 years or perhaps that is actually more undoable the next 10 years. i think we can talk about that a little bit over the next hour and some of your
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Feb 11, 2011 6:30pm EST
by either george mcgovern or tom daschle for 36 of the preceding 42 years. by 2010 the democrats could not even get a challenger to john thune who became the third republican since the direct election of senators which began 100 years ago to win a senate race unopposed. [applause] senator thune enters this year focusing on getting government spending and the deficit ubbed control. -- under control. so to review senator thune and the buckley rule. conservative, check, electable check, let's hear what he has to say. our friend, senator john thune. [applause] ♪ >> thank you all very much and thank you, james, for that very generous -- thank you. thank you for that very generous introduction. and thank you for the warm welcome. before i go any further, however, let me introduce my wife, kimberly, who is somewhere down here, right here, in the front, as a matter of fact. my dad told me the day i got married that a man who says he isn't afraid of his wife will lie about other things. so always important to remember to introduce the really important person in your life. i want to also
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Aug 3, 2012 8:00pm EDT
robert george and immigration. the u.s.-china relationship, and we will hear from washington state republican party chairman. >> on tomorrow's washington journal a look at the youth vote in november with president of generation opportunity. we will analyze the latest unemployment figures with bloomberg news reporter and a director of the army national guard. washington journal begins live at 7:00 a.m. eastern time on c-span. >> we did not begin as a city. there was only a native american region and later a county in another state, kentucky. we began in 1778 as. [inaudible] >> this weekend to join book tv american history tv, and the c-span local content vehicles from louisville, kentucky. literary life on c-span2. biographer john david done on senior senator mcconnell and removing american politics, the internet revolution. sunday at 5:00 p.m. eastern on american history tv three weeks of farming and plantation in 1941 would be key in shaping it ramekins years on slavery. also, the heyday of the steamboat. once a month the local content vehicles explore the history and literary lif
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Sep 23, 2011 8:00pm EDT
for under george bush to meet disasters. fema the staff tells me never had an offset obviously but not fema, but in either event certainly if the senate is willing to go to the house number, and the number for funding has already been agreed upon, then it seems to me that is indeed the common ground both speaker boehner impleader kantor talked about just 12 days ago. thank you. >> is their anything that can be negotiated over? >>> the white house today announced a new education policy allowing states to opt out of provisions in the note child left behind act. president obama made the announcement of the white house east room along with education secretary arne duncan. the president is introduced by tennessee governor bill house lawn. this is 20 minutes. [applause] >> good morning. please come have a seat. good morning. let me begin by thanking secretary duncan. all of us are grateful for your commitment to higher standards, setting the expectation that every child can learn and for being committed to shrinking the achievement gap. we in tennessee i know with a lot of other states a
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Apr 6, 2011 8:00pm EDT
going forward. george walker bush followed reagan and at the end of his administration, the estimate by the nonpartisan congressional budget office is that there would be a 3 -- $3.3 trillion deficit going forward. that's the numbers provided by the congressional budget office, nonpartisan group. bill clinton came to office. established the pay-for program. established the balanced budget program. and at the end of his administration, it was projected going forward that there would be a $5.6 trillion surplus wiping out the american debt. that's what happened during the clinton administration. so that in the years beyond the clinton administration, had the same policies gone forward, the american debt would have been wiped out. however, however, another gentleman was elected, george w. bush and in his first year in office, the bush tax cuts went into effect. the afghanistan war started and the deficit began to grow once again. so that in his second year, the second bush tax cuts were added. and the iraq war was started. never before in american's history, has a war been under way that
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Jun 4, 2013 8:00pm EDT
to god to be find perfect liberty. we teach our students from george washington farewell address where we discover that religion and morality are indispensable supports for political prosperity. from montesquieu we learned they must conform to the natural law and that the republic can only be sustained by the virtue of its citizens. lynchpins of liberty recognizes that the state is a god ordained. necessary to protect against foreign enemies and that there can be no freedom without law. but there are limits to the authority of the state. the government cannot be alarmed to itself, and when the state usurps its legitimate authority by interfering in the realms of speech, religion, conscience, family association and ideas, we have a duty as human beings to ourselves and our prosperity to oppose and to protest the state's trust passing its limits. in order to raise money i filed an application with of the irs in january of 2011 seeking to obtain the 501c3 status as an educational organization. as of today, i have been waiting for 29 months without status. in the interim i lost the 3
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Aug 22, 2011 8:30pm EDT
, you know, think of how many books there are on abraham lincoln, on george washington, on john f. kennedy, on martin king. there should be no one book on malcolm. there's always going to be an ongoing conversation as more materials become available about how malcolm was, about what he did, about who he spoke to, about what he meant. so manning clearly expected, you know, a vigorous discussion around the issues that he raised -- >> and it should be. >> absolutely. because malcolm was not a sacred cow, and neither was manning marable. and manning marable writes with, to me if you read the book, great humility where he can be definitive, he's definitive. where he cannot, he is not. and people have criticized him for the should have, could have, would have, must have, might have, but this is the thing. history is not -- a historian doesn't deal with, often times, certainty. you also deal with probability. and your job is working with a string of artifacts that maybe you have maybe three artifacts to cover a month of activity. what is the meaning of these three artifacts in kruking th
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Nov 4, 2010 8:00pm EDT
george shultz who helped to organize or control treaties with the russians that when it was the soviet indian. he has come out in favor of this. this is not a traditionally democratic or republican issue, but rather an issue of american national security. i am hopeful we can get that done before we leave and sent a strong signal to russia that we are serious about reducing nuclear arsenals, but also sent a signal to the world that we are serious about non- proliferation. we have to send a message to iran that they are isolated internationally. we are serious about taking our responsibilities when it comes to naught revelation. that has to continue. there will be a whole range of work that has to be done in a short time. i am looking forward to having a conversation with the leadership. the last point i will make, i had invited the newly elected democratic and republican governors to the white house. it is a terrific opportunity to hear from them -- the folks working at the state and local levels about what ideas they think washington needs to be paying more attention to. a lot o
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Oct 10, 2011 8:30pm EDT
career at the baltimore sun in the south florida sun sentinel. he is received the george polk award to investigative reporter and editors award, three gerald loeb awards for business writing. mr. schulte thank you for being on "the communicators." >> guest: thank you, it was my pleasure. >> it'd affect a story on the topic of your choosing. per good story has a good beginning, a solid middle and a strong ending. >> what you think we should do for this year's c-span student competition? >> today cell phones and flip cam's do a great job of catching video. if you don't have access to better video equipment don't let that stop you. if you need a little bit more help go to studentcam.org. >> this process can be confusing at first but it will help you stay organized. i find useful to read the rules very carefully and then make a checklist of what you need to do but don't worry, the process becomes clear once you get started. >> another great thing about the c-span documentary is that you can work on a project or work on a team. for example if you are good writer but not handy with a came
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Jun 25, 2012 8:30pm EDT
secretary for east asia was a gentleman we all love and remember. you had george at the er. i was working. you had terrie in the latin american bureau. there were to the same views between the national security concerns in the cold war era and human rights objectives. i learned of a huge amount from phill. we didn't see eye to eye on many things, but he taught me a great deal about how you think about these issues and then what we did in order to -- i don't want to say force, in order to encourage a greater degree of collaborative action in the state department, i warned christopher and was given the charge by cy vance to do something about what seemed to be constant disagreement between the little bureau over there which is the bureau of human rights and humanitarian affairs the predecessor of drl and the rest of the department. so we have chris create the christopher committee. the interagency committee on foreign assistance and human-rights and foreign assistance. there was a mechanism to force consideration of the different views and bring about some policy coherence in an ide
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Sep 1, 2009 8:00pm EDT
before, not to george washington or george town hospital in the district, six miles from hero so? guest: that's correct. host: we're talking about medical online records e-records, medical privacy. if you have a question specifically about that issue, dial in. you can see the numbers are divided by insured, uninsured and medical professionals. host: if you called into c-span program in the last 30 days, please hold off soiw5 others ca get çin. what aboutq privacy issues õen it comes toxdç onlineç me records? guest: you have to respect the patient's right tot( privacy. there are strict rules and ç regulations. çç guest: health care information portabl[ portable it includes various safeguards, it mistreated technical and physical cigars to secure information such that only those who been authorized to access that information can access it. privacy is extremely important. we have to always protect patient privacy. the patient has to provide consent and authorization and to access their information. that will continue to be a challenge. particularly as information moves
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Oct 5, 2011 8:00pm EDT
scalia certainly knows agrees with george washington did not know about the internet and a lot of our job is to apply the values that are there in the constitution which really don't change or at least not much to circumstances that change all the time every five minutes and that isn't so easy to do. but put at the level you put that which i think is a jury good level, should we follow those purposes in terms of the value of the free verse? a absolutely, yes. in terms of trying to apply it to situations that they did not foresee i think you have to figure out how those basic values apply to the world today her cooking with a word that is international in terms of commerce and the internet and in terms of a thousand different things that face you every day and then how much emphasis you give to what in trying to answer that question is a matter that sometimes divides judges with the need to answer but i think is a matter that unites them. >> i don't agree with most of that. in fact i hate to say this but i'm not sure i agree with the premise that the object is to figure out what th
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Jul 14, 2009 8:00pm EDT
three years to get your hip replaced. bypass surgery is 117 days. four here in this country. george washington university or georgetown, it will be done very quickly. so those are things that happen in a government-run plan. who needs to be making health care decisions are families, patients and their physicians, that's who should be making those decisions. mr. hoekstra: are you telling me if someone breaks their hip in canada it's not going to take two to three years? mr. roe: it's elected surgery. mr. king: it isn't true for all canadians and i say even though there's a law in canada that prohibits one from jumping ahead in the line or having a policy or a plan that gives them presentation treatment they want -- preference treatment, they -- preferential treatment, they have an avenue to better health care even though the law says not, that's when the canadians. mr. hoekstra: if the gentleman will yield for just a minute? mr. king: i'll yield to the gentleman from michigan, because i know you're on the border. mr. hoekstra: the canadians escape to the american system. you know, so
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Nov 2, 2010 8:00pm EDT
carried out by the city of cell lyron. george bush's panel issued a report that said the true burden of environmental lead to burdened cancer is the underestimated and recommended long-term monitoring and qualification of the truman and the energy exposure related to sell phones and wireless technologies and that is the same advice the national academy of sciences issued on the subject. so we have lots of advice. we have a full research program the dr. recondite developed at a conference that we testified before the house and the samet but there is no shortage of ideas. there is a shortage of public will and understanding of the problem and that's why i wrote this book. i am concerned about the marketing that take place and five-year notes. 5-year-olds need their parents. if they were in an emergency, i don't think a cell phone is going to be helping their. let's look what other kind of ads in the past times we have had to deal with. believe it or not this was an actual ad using beebe's to promote smoking. before juice's called me and you ought to light up, by more world. this is anothe
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Apr 12, 2012 8:00pm EDT
sherman cooper, eugene mccarthy, george, margaret smith, richard russell, george mcgovern, william that's mired and barry goldwater. that is quite a cast of characters and those are names i think that many older americans will remember today. of those names, which names pop out to you and which have impressed you the most pacs >> guest: let me say first of full disclosure the narrative of the book focuses on the last years of the great senate, the late 70's and it is backlit by what has happened before. my basic argument is there was a great senator from the early 60's through the 70's so all the people the you indicated were a part of that. the once the standoff prominently in my memory would include hubert humphrey who was perhaps one of the greatest centers of all time although i think somewhat of a tragic figure because of what happened to him during the vietnam war when he was vice president. he really invented the modern senate. the role to some extent. he communicated the senate to the public on the disarmament and civil rights particularly, and he was one of the great senat
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Sep 2, 2010 8:00pm EDT
-- after that, george mitchell speaks with reporters after the meeting between the leaders. at 9:00 p.m., then bernanke testifies before the financial crisis and cory committee -- in greek committee. -- inquiry committee. >> you think about ponzi schemes -- the biggest ponzi scheme for wall street is telling someone who has worked hard but cannot understand how that money will be invested. >> in 2007, meredith whitney word for citigroup. she is our guests sunday night. >> leaders of israel and the palestinian authority met today for the first time in nearly two years. prime minister benjamin netanyahu and palestinian authority leader abbas spoke. before the meeting, they were joined by secretary of state hillary clinton and george mitchell for a half-hour news conference. [applause] >> good morning. i want to thank all of you for joining us today. we are here to launch negotiations to settle the israeli-palestinian conflict. i note that getting everyone at this table was not easy. we understand the suspicion and skepticism that so many feel, born out of years of conflict and frustrated
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May 12, 2010 8:00pm EDT
them, a recession, from the last days of the previous administration, george bush came to office here, we were losing jobs and we had to do something to try to turn the economy around. you see, something was done, the economy turn around and now the next and last section of the graph is 2009 and you can see the tremendous number of jobs lost over here. the jobs lost again being the lines under the graph showing that these are thousands and thousands of jobs that are lost. so, this shows you, this graph here, shows the fact that we do have a great deal of job losses, the graph up above is a little bit more complicated. we don't need to get into that for the moment. and so how is it that this whole situation came to be and how did we get into the problems in the first place? well, it started some years ago for this particular recession. it was brought on, as you recall, you probably heard some discussion about the word acorn or about freddie and fannie, the details of this whole situation may seem a little bit hazy to you, that's all right. a lot of things go on and it's hard to keep tr
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Feb 22, 2012 8:00pm EST
staffer who are on his state visit to england and george w. bush was bored. he wanted to sneak around the palace just to check it out. [laughter] and he said to this guy, let's get out of here. i want to sneak around in laura said don't you dare move. he had to decide, do i obey the president or the first lady? [laughter] he said he stayed there. >> i was wondering if you could talk more about barack obama's relationship with rahm emanuel and how that affected his presidency and now he is starting on his third chief of staff's inability to find a chief of staff that he can clearly relate to has that affected his ability to accomplish things? >> i'm glad you asked partly in fact because david probably has his own perspective on his -- this issue. it would be interesting to contrast it. so, what i would say is that the partnership with the manual was always strategic from the beginning. there was never any pretense that these two men were exactly alike or have the same philosophies, but the president had a very ambitious legislative agenda and -- so the first, for the first yearly, mayb
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Aug 12, 2009 8:00pm EDT
three variables and by the way this was during george bush's last year in office and we were not trying to be partisan. we were convinced that all of these policy variables that roughly for the last 25 years have been pointed in the right direction of the seven they look like they were going to be pointed in the wrong direction so it looked like tax rates for likely to be going up for the first time, not down. that was a very scary prospect to us. it looked like the consensus that had emerged over the last 25 years to move towards free trade and to reduce trade barriers, and by the way right in the midst of writing the book was when hillary clinton remember and barack obama were common during the primaries, and they were going the rounds states and we are going to get rid of nafta and get rid of all this free trade nonsense and that scared us because obviously the kind of political consensus for free trade has always been very fragile. and then we looked at what was happening with the currency and just the explosion in the amount of money that has been treated and are there has a wonder
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Sep 4, 2013 8:00pm EDT
couple of weeks. c-span: who was president? >> guest: kennedy as president george wallace's governor and wallace had called up the state troopers to prevent the young children from entering the schools and birmingham and had given a signal to the segregationist that it wasn't necessary to do segregation of the schools. what had happened was that president kennedy had introduced federal legislation to outlaw segregation as a result of the demonstrations there with the police dogs and fire hoses that spring. so if the sub nine realized they would do anything to stop integration from coming about in the ended up owning the church did that. c-span: what was best klan? >> guest: the klan was an interesting terrorist arm of the establishment for a very long it started out in the 20s in earnest as sort of oddly enough the liberal arm of the democratic party, this insurgent radical populist sort of incarnation of the have-nots over the previous couple of decades. that is how hugo blocks the great libertarian supreme court justice had his collateral -- political career launched. so he was a new d
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