Episode

2/15 Casual Friday: Cliff Schecter & Isabel Gillies V Film Guy Matthew Weiss

February 15, 2013

Cliff Schecter, explained why “moderate” Republicans voted to filibuster Chuck Hagel, why Republicans keep pushing Benghazi, how the Hagel debacle shows once again the urgent need for filibuster reform, Cliff’s frustration with Harry Reid, why President Obama’s new progressive rhetoric is so important, how President Obama is starting to make Republicans pay a political price for blocking progress and Marco Rubio repeats the same old Republican talking points.

Isabel Gillies and Film Guy Matthew Weiss, review their film recommendations, Isabel’sWin Win and Matthew’s The Kid With A Bike, Isabel and Matthew compare Valentines Day experiences and Sam decides who gave the better movie recommendation.

On The Better Half: debating Zero Dark Thirty, how retirement benefits are taxed, Fox hosts laugh at 102-voter waiting in line to vote, Elizabeth Warren destroys banking regulators and your calls and IMs.

And keep the conversation going on the morning thread!

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