Episode

3/20 Casual Friday: Cliff Schecter & David Feldman

March 20, 2015

Political strategist, Cliff Schecter, explains the story of Ricky Jackson, who spent thirty nine years in prison for a crime he did not commit. The state of Ohio fast tracks a million dollars to Ricky Jackson as compensation wrongfully imprisoning him. Why we need a Bill of Rights for people in the justice system. Geraldo Rivera makes total sense on Netanyahu and blows the minds of the Fox & Friends. The difference between supporting and defending Israel. How to hold Israel accountable. The hilarious and bizarre implosion of Congressman Aaron Schock. Why Barney Frank says Shock should be forced out of the closet because of his homophobic voting record. Also why President Obama admits he should have shutdown GITMO on day one.

Comedian and Podcast host David Feldman, explains that he actually is a comedian even if he does not get laughs. Why David as a Jewish comedian is afraid of the “madness of crowds”. David’s take on the Israeli elections. Is Mark Green Hep C? What its like writing for Triumph The Insult Comic Dog. Why no liberal radio and the death of talk radio. Corporate power and why liberal media is always in a uphill battle. Is the left turning into language police? And David suggests we watch the documentary AKA Doc Pomus.

On The Fun Half: Tennessee Republican warns the state that Volkswagen is a danger to the state because they are “magnet for organized labor”. The Holocaust and Israeli politics. Sam debates a young Libertarian. Also your calls and IMs.

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