Episode

1/2 Live In 2013: Sam With Ryan Grim Gets Cynical

January 2, 2013

The Huffington Post’s, Ryan Grim, explained what was in the fiscal cliff deal, he and Sam wondered if the Democrats really did cave? Will Obama hold firm on the debt ceiling? why Ar Fleicher may not be able to give as much to charity this year and what if anything the bill got right.

On The Better Half: The FBI uncovers Plans to assassinate Occupy leaders? a Republican politician is very angry about all the focus on kwanzaa , Facebook founders Mark Zuckerberg’s sister does not want her digital privacy violated and a Libertarian takes up the challenge.

And keep the conversation going on the morning thread! 

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