Gun Control

Cliff Schecter joins on Obama’s executive orders on guns and the evolving debate on gun control. Closing gun sale loopholes. Government initiatives funding mental health and “smart gun” technology. The cultural momentum against guns. Maine Governor LePage’s contention heroin dealers with names like “D-Money” are impregnating white girls. (7:04) FilmGuy Matthew talking sports and why […]
Investigative journalist David Neiwert explains what is motivating the militiamen who have takeover the Federal Wildlife Refuge in Oregon (12:55). The armed wing of the Koch brothers efforts to destroy America’s public lands. Religions role in the far Right militia movement (19:40). The different strains of the extremist right. The Oath Keepers and the many […]
Cliff Schecter on why the latest mass shooting literally means there is blood on the hands of anti gun control Congresspeople. The NRA’s battle against American public safety. President Obama’s passionate statement on the Oregon shooting. Why guns are more dangerous than terrorism. President Obama tell us its time to politicize these issues. The problem […]
Political strategist Cliff Schecter explains the enduring power of gun myths, the absurd arguments that gun fanatics make against gun control, the domestic arms industry, tobacco and global warming denial, why Mitch McConnell is running scared on Obamacare, how he is lying about and how Democrats should campaign against corporate bureaucracy. Film Guy Matthew Weiss, […]
Weekly guest and political maestro Cliff Schecter explains the importance of the Newton shooting anniversary, how local groups are still working for gun control, how Congress has failed to act to protect the country from guns, why Starbucks no longer allows guns inside its stores, how the new budget deal inflicts further pain on the […]
Political strategist Cliff Schecter, explains why gun control legislation does not pass Congress, the big gun cartel, why we need campaign finance reform for public safety, far right Christian radio show host thinks next mass shooting will happen at Starbucks, will Republicans back down on defunding Obamacare? and Republicans vote to make millions of Americans […]
Cliff Schecter explained why Senators who voted against gun control are paying a price, the insane new head of the NRA, the Confederate roots of the NRA, the shooting death of a two year by her five year old brother in Kentucky, unreal Internet gun show promotes gun ownership for children and why gun culture […]
Cliff Schecter explained the Washington DC NRA lobbying complex, the companies pulling out of the gun business, is the gun control intensity gap a myth? Pat Toomey sees a approval rating surge after supporting gun control and Kelly Ayotte’s plummets after opposing it, the future of gun control, Congress acts on the Sequester in the […]
Cliff Schecter, explained how the right is seizing on the crises in Boston to make stupid comments on guns, why the senate failed to pass control, the insane pro NRA proposal that got more votes in the Senate than background checks, why Democrats who voted against background checks should face primary challenges and why the […]
The New Republic’s Jonathan Cohn explained the importance of early childhood education, the impact of poverty on educational outcomes, why daycare providers are so unregulated, the opportunity for smart policy in daycare, why some conservatives are open to improving daycare and the best models look like for daycare. On The Better Half: CNN’s day of epic […]