Bill Scher debated Matt & Michael on NSA data mining, is the NSA’s surveillance legal?whether or not the program has been effective, has the monitoring been abused? and the role of private contractors in gathering intelligence.
Michael explained the new spying revelations, Iran’s presidential election results and what arming the Syrian rebels means.
On The Better Half: Rick Scott fights paid medical leave in Florida, George Zimmerman’s father is not surprisingly racist and crazy, Rick Perry signs a Christmas bill, vetoes equal pay and makes a factual mistake that is embarrassing even for him and your calls and IMs.
And keep the conversation going on our morning thread