Episode

5/2 Casual Friday: Cliff Schecter & Film Guy Matthew Weiss

May 2, 2014

Cliff Schecter explains his visit to the NRA convention, why crazy new gun laws in Georgia empowers crazy people, a mass shooting in a “must carry” town in Georgia, crime keeps going down in contrast to NRA fear mongering, the horrifying arsenals on sale at the NRA convention, a Maryland gun dealer gets death threats for trying to sell a “smart” gun, why the gun companies want criminals to have access to guns, should Ruth Bader Ginsburg or Stephen Breyer retire from the Supreme Court? So President Obama can appoint a new Justice, the danger of a Republican dominated Senate, why Democrats need to be more aggressive in the mid terms, Seattle moves towards a 15$ minimum wage and more states push for higher wages.

Film Guy Matthew Weiss explains his new project editing a comedy web series created by Ted Alexandro, reviews yesterday’s debate between Sam and Professor Walter Block,Ted Alexandro steps into the conversation and explains his series, the film premiere of the movie Detonator which Matthew edited he Matthew suggested the film Ice  directed by Robert Kramer.

On The Fun Half: did Fox news block Shep Smith of Fox News from coming out of the closet? a call from South Korea with numbers on the amount time Professor Block had in yesterday’s debate, a major Subway crash in South Korea, Professor Block’s disgusting comments on racial discrimination, the trailer for an amazing new creationist movie, Rush Limbaugh’s ratings are tanking and your calls and IMs.

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