The Majority Report with Sam Seder

Gerald Posner the author of God’s Bankers: A History of Money and Power at the Vatican explains the history of Vatican banking. The Church's financial strategy and its role in supporting the Nazi Party. How the Vatican Church facilitated money laundering for global criminal groups and how the Vatican is still hiding its questionable financial history.

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Political strategist Cliff Schecter explains why Senator Bob Menendez will probably go to jail and why he should. Iran negotiations and Republican war mongering and also why the Republican Party has screwed itself with the Indiana anti Gay bill.

Sam celebrates Passover, so it's M&M Friday Fun Half: Why the Iran deal is good, the right wing crazies trying to undermine it, Glenn Beck launches a clothing line, anti Gay Pizza shop people get rich off of not serving Gay people, Ted Nugent says veterans are killing themselves because of Obama. Also your calls and IMs.

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Journalist David Dayen, explains the bombshell in Barney Frank's new book in which Frank exposes both the Bush and Obama Administrations of not using TARP  money to help save people from foreclosure. Then a flashback to when Sam asked Barney Frank about this issue in 2013. Why Bush was "already in Texas" during the financial crisis. Why the banks fought against foreclosure relief from the housing crisis they caused. The Obama Administration's stunning failure on housing policy.

The story behind Indiana's anti Gay law. The Hobby Lobby decision making how religious rights trump individual rights.

On The Fun Half: A call for civility. Tom Cotton wants us to forget about the Indiana anti Gay law because Iran!! Ben Carson takes a trip to Israel and makes a hilarious fool of himself. Carson compares ISIS fights to Ferguson protesters. How the Indiana law is backfiring on Republicans. Anti Gay Pizza family faces backlash. Comparing legal systems and the role of Common Law.

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For April Fool’s the Ken, Ken & Ken Show returns! Ken, Ken & Ken talk with Tina Dupuy about why she ins't a Lesbian anymore, but still supports discriminating against Christians in Indiana. Will Hillary be forced to drop out of the Presidential race? Also why liberals love Gays and ISIS.

Ken, Ken & Ken also take on the war on boys, colleges backing Islamic terror, why "Big Gay" wants us in camps and we take your calls and IMs.

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Ian Millhiser a Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress Action Fund and author of Injustices: The Supreme Court’s History of Comforting the Comfortable and Afflicting the Afflicted, explains the regressive history of the Supreme Court. The historically accident of the progressive nature of the Warren Court. Why FDR wanted the Supreme Court out of economic policy. Was Court packing good for democracy? What we need the Supreme Court for. The Justice that wouldn't speak Louis Brandeis. The worst Justice in American history. The elitist history of the Court.  Should we have a Supreme Court? How to reform the Supreme Court selection process. Why King V Burwell could kill any last shred of credibility the Court has.

On The Fun Half: Mike Pence is totally incoherent on why he sign Indiana's new anti Gay bill into law. The closer we are to deal with Iran expect more anti American rhetoric from Iran's leaders. Republican leader claims Obama is trolling with trip to Keyna and your calls and IMs.

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3/30/15

Journalist Nathan Scheider, author of Thank You, Anarchy: Notes from the Occupy Apocalypseexplains the different models of the sharing economy. Silicon Valley innovation and the loss of critical discourse on inequality and power. The Cooperative economy. Europe's push for a new economy. Why Bitcoin failed and how Cryptocurrency can succeed. What is the role of government in a post-corporate economy and rediscovering Anarchism.

Glenn Beck claims he is no longer a Republican, but still backs establishment Republicans

On The Fun Louie Gohmert has thoughts about Iran, They are disturbing and hilarious. Wacky right wing talkers say Weed made Obama a communist. More crazy from Ted Cruz's dad Rafael Cruz. Also your IMs.

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Journalist Guy Lawson, explains the national crisis of Police violence. The power of the Police uniform. Mental illness and police killings. The Supreme Court and the Police responsibility to not escalate. Why the high crimes of US officials are blamed on low level fall guys. The Florida stoners who built a drug dealing empire. The corporations who profit from the illegal painkiller trade. Why the Oxycontin trade is huge in Florida. Why big pharma profits from illegal drug sales. The FBI's terror entrapment game. What if the domestic "War on Terror" is just as big a disaster as the global "War on Terror". Also why the United States ha become so much more frightened as a country.

On The Fun Half: We get an update from the UK on the state of that countries elections. Why the UK is headed for another coalition government? Louie Gohmert is a special kind of crazy. Louie Gohmert running for President? Rahm Emnuel is a bad tipper and hated by everyone. Lobbyist says drinking weed killer is safe then bolts an interview after be asked to drink some water with Monsanto weed killer in it. Indiana's stunning anti Gay new law. Governor Mike Pence's admits there really isn't any reason to the bill into law. The Corporate backlash against Indiana. Also your calls and IMs.

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Economist Jeff Madrick, author of the recent book, Seven Bad Ideas: How Mainstream Economists Have Damaged America and the World,explains why mainstream economists failed to anticipate the 2008 economic crisis. The "invisible hand" utopia myth and why it is dangerous for the economy. The myth of rational decision making. All the things that markets don't work for. Why "you get what you deserve" is another destructive myth. Why Democratic economists buy into right wing economic ideology. Austerity as religion. Is trade always good? And how and why do bad economic ideas have so much power despite being discredited?

On The Fun Half: A New York public school teacher calls into the program to speaks out against Andrew Cuomo's attack on public school teachers. Why would an art teacher get judge by students performances on a math test? Louie Gohmert screams at the FCC Chairman "You're Playing God With the Internet". Is Tucker Carelson's brother might be even worse than him? Yes. Also your calls and IMs.

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Roosevelt Institution Fellow, Mike Konczal, explains why trade agreements are not about trade. Why today's generation of trade agreements are about corporate deregulation. Why trade agreements favors tobacco interests over public health. Why the TPP is even worse. Why we can't combat global warming in the "free trade" era. Why corporations can undermine all national regulations for public health and the environment. America's terrible patent laws and forcing them on the developing world. Why is President Obama pushing TPP? Why aren't liberals more aggressive about reversing low wages? Also why the "robot story" is a fantasy.

On The Fun Half: 'Duck Dynasty' Star imagines vivid rape and murder scenario for atheist family in an incredibly disturbing fantasy. The truly bizarre reason why Ted Cruz switched from classic rock to country music after 9/11. We remember awful September 11th jingoistic music. Also your calls and IMs.

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Imprisoned journalist Barrett Brown, explains how he ended up in Prison. Corporate spying and the DOJ. What is Stratfor and what do they do? Is linking now a crime? The private sector and the national security state. The threat to journalism. What crimes Brown pled guilty to. The DOJ's battle against hacking and aggressive national security journalism. Why Brown feels fine in prison and how you can help his case.

Israel spies on America during Iran negotiations and leaks the information to Congresspeople trying to kill the nuclear deal. White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough tells J Street that the "Occupation must end".

On The Fun Half: Idiots at a Public School in upstate New York protest hearing the Pledge of Allegiance in Arabic. Judge Alex Farrer agrees that Arabic is a language that is to close to terror attacks to be used for the pledge. Congressman Peter King will jump off of a "bridge" if Ted Cruz gets the nomination. A promotion video for "Mad As Hell" calls the Majority Report the "Minority Report". Rand Paul says he is more electable than Ted Cruz. John McCain says the media favors the "wacko birds" even though he is on TV all the time. Donald Trump goes birther for Ted Cruz? Also your IMs.

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