Episode

11/13 Michael Hastings, The Real David Petraeus Scandals & the Surveillance State

November 13, 2012

BuzzFeed’s Michael Hastings explained the full sordid details of the Petraeus affair, how the spying on David Petraeus is typical of today’s surveillance state, The hypocrisy of the Washington Press, how Petraeus helped us scrub our record of disaster in Iraq, how he started to believe his own press and why we need a realistic perspective on the Military.

On The Half: the danger of cutting of unemployment benefits, why 96 percent of Americans benefit from government spending, Obama’s 2011 grand bargain memo leaked and it does not look good, some in Louisiana and Texas want to Secede and Paul Ryan blames his tickets loss on “urban” voters.

And keep the conversation going on the morning thread!  

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