Episode

7/24 David Dayen: Larry Summers Will Kill The Economy & Sen Wyden’s Surveillance Speech

July 24, 2013

David Dayen, explained how Larry Summers has positioned himself to become the next FED chair, the sexist campaign behind Summers, why the FED chair is the most important policy maker Larry Summers awful track record on financial regulation and how can Summers be blocked

Sam walked us through the essential speech Senator Ron Wyden’s  delivered yesterday on secret law, Surveillance and the FISA court.

On the Better Half: Steve King says Dream Act kids are drug smugglers, crazy PA police chief threatens Kerry and the UN in an amazing way, why racism is becoming less acceptable and why that’s a danger for Republicans and your calls and IMs.

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