Episode

2/25 Stephanie Mencimer: the Bizarre Plaintiffs Behind the Case That Could Destroy Obamacare (M)

February 25, 2015

Mother Jone’s Senior Reporter Stephanie Mencimer explains what is at stake in the King v Burwell. the incredibly shaking reasoning King V Burwell. The odd plaintiffs who the far right recruited for the case. The bizarre reasoning and personalities behind the case. Also could the strange reasoning and plaintiffs behind the case effect the Supreme Court’s thinking?

On the Fun Half: President Obama vetoes Keystone. Chicago Police are operating a “black site” that has included torture. Ron Paul says the Black Caucus were against war because they wanted more money for Food Stamps. Idaho lawmaker asks if woman can swallow camera for gynecological exam before medical abortion. Wow. Kansas State Senator wants to criminalize teachers who present materials that involve anything sexual. Jerry Seinfeld not that funny and racially problematic. Also your calls and IMs.

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