Episode

2/28 Murdoch Empire on Brink

February 28, 2012

“Rupert Murdoch” calls in and throws son James under the bus.  Bribery, government and police officials on the take, mass cover ups; Sam digsin to culture of corruption at the Murdoch empire.  California AG puts pressure on Fannie & Freddie. Plus, Majority Report’s Chastity reporter calls Senator Santorum’s office looking for hard data.  In the better half,  NYPD hiding it’s spying activity, revival of Random Rush and more.  Your calls and IMs.

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