6/20 Casual Friday: Cliff Schecter & Isabel Gillies & For Members Only Juan Cole

June 20, 2014

Cliff Schecter explains why Dick Cheney needs to be in prison for war crimes now, why Dick Cheney was right about Iraq in 1994, why Dick Cheney is even worse than other war promoters,Cheney’s failures as CEO of Halliburton, the Cheney criminal enterprise, Governor Scott Walker accused of engaging in a criminal scheme, how far the Walker accusations could go, how creepy it is to meet Ralph Reed, more Chris Christie criminal investigations and why he is probably headed to jail.

Isabel Gillies debates who is more  tired with Sam, Isabel still does not have the Majority Report App, Isabel promises to listen to Sam’s new radio show, Isabel’s next book and she recommended the Ken Burns documentary  The Central Park Five and the horrifying racial politics of the Central Park Five.

On The Fun Half: the CIA’s Osama Bin Laden devil doll, Rick Perry says ” ‘I’m more Jewish than you think I am’ and your calls and IMs. And for Member’s Only, an interview with Juan Cole from Ring of Fire.

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