Episode

3/5 Seth Freed Wessler on NYPD Spying

March 5, 2012

Writer Seth Freed Wessler on surveillance, entrapment and religious and ethnic profiling conducted by NYPD through unregulated secret program.  Also, justification for killing Americans abroad, should-we or shouldn’t-we with Iran and Limbaugh’s advertisers bail.  Time for another Random Rush!  Your calls and IMs.

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