The Majority Report with Sam Seder

9/18/15

Cliff Schecter joins us to discuss the latest happenings in Congress and to review the "best" of CNN's 2016 Republican Presidential debate.

Matthew Film Guy talks movies and recommends Mondo New York.

Jimmy Reefercake brings us his latest tune "Presidential Primary Blues."

In the fun half: Donald Trump's response to a Trump supporter saying we need to get rid of all the Muslims in the U.S., Doug calls in to blame young Ahmed for bringing his clock to school and debates Sam, plus yours IMs!

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9/17/15

Blogger Digby explains how far right the political norm on the Right is now. Why Republican candidates think we are living in a dystopia. Why anti immigrant Republicanism will continue to undermine the Republican Party. Republicans don't understand foreign policy but they are afraid. When Carly Fiorina was a joke and why the Republican establishment wants her to succeed so badly. Did Ben Carson lose last night? Jeb Bush fails again. Is Jeb Bush the new Fred Thompson? Why Scott Walker is failing. Also why the Democrats should have more debates and a pro Hillary PACs pathetic attack on Bernie Sanders.

On The Fun Half: The best moment of the debate, Donald Trump dominates Jeb Bush. Why is Jeb Bush so low energy? Jeb Bush wants margaret thatcher on a 10 dollar bill. Is Donald Trump like Rob Ford? Also your calls and IMs.

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Listen along with the MR team to the second Republican debate!

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A High School in Irving Texas suspends and have Police interrogate a 14 year old high school student named Ahmed Mohamed all because he made clock that some teacher thought was a bomb. Islamophobia matters.

On The Fun Half: Bernie Sanders speaks to Liberty University and frames inequality as a moral issue and what forms his worldview. The Pot business in Colorado. Mike Huckabee questions the motives of Syrian refugees. Also your calls and IMs.

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On today's M&M Tuesday, M&M take your phone calls on Trump's staying power, Bill Maher's absurd comments on Syrian refugees and Europe. And also Sam Harris tries to make sense on racial profiling and still does not.

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9/14/15

Journalist Jay Cassano explains why Turkey's AKP Government is launching military strikes against Kurdish fighters and violating Kurdish rights in Turkey. The history of Turkish and Kurdish relations. Why the Turkish President is moving against the Kurds and is Turkey heading into civil war?

And Tennis star James Blake attacked by NYPD.

On The Fun Half: The radical leader of the UK's Labor Party, Bernie Sanders can draw more voters, Men's rights activists put out a new disgusting video and your calls and IMs.

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9/11/15

Sam remembers the September 11th attacks and how and why we harmed ourselves after them. Cliff Schecter joins Sam to discuss the fourteen anniversary of the September 11th attacks. Why the stolen 2000 election, the September 11th attacks and the invasion of Iraq were the three terrible events that defined the modern era. Watching September 11th happen. What could have been if Al Gore was President. President Obama and the world win a major victory with Democrats block a Republican filibuster on the Iran deal. How Elizabeth Warren helped solidify the Democratic Party. Also Prostitute visiting Senator David Vitter gets a reporter fired for asking him about prostitutes.

On The Fun Half: has Sarah Palin's stupidity actually gone up to another level? Glenn Beck calls Sarah Palin a clown and wants to know why she is hanging out with Trump. Robert Rubin, Hank Paulson and Timothy Geithner yuck it about income inequality. The CIA's role in Afghanistan and your IMs.

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9/10/15

National Security journalist William Arkin author of Unmanned: Drones, Data, and the Illusion of Perfect Warfareexplains the growth of the global intelligence network supporting modern warfare and spying. The global hunt for information. The shifting calculus of unmanned war. How drone warfare has made border meaningless. The "Deep State" and the Obama Administration. The Homeland Security mistake. The fusion of domestic and international surveillance and the problem with the phrase "war on".

On The Fun Half: Glenn Beck says that Louie Gohmert sent him an email saying he might resign over the Iran deal. The Patriots were not the first Football team to tape other teams and we have proof. What the Republicans want to do to Social Security. What does a corruption probe that has already led to the resignation of the CEO of United Airlines have to do with Chris Christie? Donald Trump says that the Obama Administration failed on the Iran deal and says they will not "Read Art of the Deal". Jeb Bush continues to bore during his appearance on Stephen Colbert.

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9/9/15

Steve Clemons the Editor at Large of the Atlantic explains the confusing nature of the Senate vote on the Iran deal. Why the Senate might not pass a bill disapproving of the Iran deal. The drama and the optics of the deal and how it plays out in Iran. Why the Obama team got a great deal with Iran. Hillary Clinton's problematic support for the Iran deal and the neocon influence on her foreign policy.

On The Fun Half: Mike Huckabee says he should go to jail instead of Kim Davis. Mike Huckabee aid physically blocks Ted Cruz from getting on stage with Kim Davis. Conservative calls in to debate the Kim Davis situation. Why Lawrence Lessig running for President is a waste of time. The Iranian cult/terrorist group the MEK and why so many Republicans support them. Also your calls and IMs.

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9/8/15 

Alex Jones has an emergency alert to warn us that the elite are fighting the Tea Party. Why the elites want a world financial collapse. The one fact that Alex Jones nailed. Trump continues to dominate the Republican Primary and Sam called it when he Trump first jumped into the race and why Donald Trump is creating an internal war on the right.

On The Fun Half: Arizona local TV viewers freakout over a new anchor pronouncing Spanish words correctly. Debating a September 11 conspiracy theorist and your calls and IMs.

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