Episode

9/20 Casual Friday: Cliff Schecter & Dean Obeidallah

September 20, 2013

Political strategist Cliff Schecter, explains why gun control legislation does not pass Congress, the big gun cartel, why we need campaign finance reform for public safety, far right Christian radio show host thinks next mass shooting will happen at Starbucks, will Republicans back down on defunding Obamacare? and Republicans vote to make millions of Americans go hungry.

Comedian Dean Obeidallah, explained his new movie The Muslims Are Coming, the goal of his movie, what it’s like as a Muslim comedian to perform for southern audiences and tries to explain why Sam isn’t in the new movie

On The Better Half: the Republican push to throw poor people off Food Stamps and your calls and IMs.

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