Episode

4/15 Eli Clifton: How Pharma Played a Double Game on Obamacare & Matt Ford: States’ Rights and Bundy Ranch

April 15, 2014

Eli Clifton a Reporting fellow with The Investigative Fund at The Nation Institute explains how Pharma played a double game on the ACA, how the Obama Administration cut deals with Pharma and Pharma funded ALEC in fighting health reform on the state level and the skill and personality of Billy Tauzin Pharma’s former top lobbyist, the Republican mega donor, Paul Singer who wants marriage equality, free reign for Wall Street and extremist policies in the Middle East and when will the media start covering foreign policy extremism accurately?

On The Fun Half: Matt Ford, fellow at The Atlantic, explains who owns the land at Bundy Ranch, how Nevada’s history undermines Cliven Bundy’s claims, how the Bundy Ranch saga has become a rallying point for the militia, libertarian, federalists movements and how Nevadans view Bundy Ranch situation.

On The Fun Half: the Stefan Molyneux cult, Scott Brown’s heart is with New Hampshire, Ukraine looks toward Europe, oil and gas lobbyists push for horrible energy policies because Russia, a homeless Jesus gets the police called on him and your calls and IMs.

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