Episode

6/26 Casual Friday: Giovanni Zelko

June 26, 2015

We lost Cliff Schecter due to a bad phone connection. But, no problem, Sam explains the historic importance and power of the Supreme Court’s ruling in favor of marriage equality. Justice Kennedy’s decision and the Living Constitution. Justice Scalia throws a tantrum and the House passes Trade Adjustment Assistance.

Filmmaker, Giovanni Zelko, explains the thinking behind his new film The Algerian. What makes a terrorist? Politically motivated terrorism and religiously motivated terrorism. Why American policy  creates terrorists. Sleeper cells and where the real threat of terrorism is coming from. The possibility of coexistence and how you can see The Algerian.

On The Fun Half: The mainstream media catches up with the Majority Report and recognizes the threat that Donald Trump poses to Republicans. The best way to have a Guaranteed Basic Income. What are. Was Claire Mccaskill always a corporate shill? Police rules of engagement and Military rules engagement and your calls and IMs.

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