Fri, 11 March 2011
Episode #249 Peter King ushers in a new shameful period by harassing the Muslim community. Jamie and Allison discuss this travesty, and also the one highlight from King's hearing: Keith Ellison's moving testimonial. The GOP in Wisconsin have stripped unions of the right to collectively bargain, and now there are rumors of an impending general strike. The ruling will be challenged in court, and the decision places new importance on the upcoming Supreme Court battle between David Prosser (R) and JoAnn Kloppenberg (D). Labor journalist Mike Elk reports on Gov. Walker's alleged "concessions," and the Shock Doctrine at work in Wisconsin. Also, Michael Moore visited the protesters in Wisconsin to offer them words of encouragement. Finally, Jamie talks about his friend, comic Mike DeStefano, who recently died.
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