The Majority Report with Sam Seder (general)

4/15/11 

Cliff Schecter joins Sam and goes beyond the C game Sam requests... Legendary Civil Rights Attorney Fred Gray on representing Rosa Parks and the Men of Tuskegee. Also Chris Rosen on blah blah blah...

 

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:48pm EST

4/14/2011

Obama speaks and though he accepts the non sensical premise that the deficit matters now, he at least calls for increased tax revenue. Sam's live in Vegas with Cliff Schecter and pension fund advocate Peter Mougey.

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:14pm EST

4/13/2011

Sam may be en route to Las Vegas today, but that doesn't mean we didn't plan ahead! We have a great, brand new show for you today. We have an interview with Ari Berman, contributing writer for The Nation

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Category:general -- posted at: 10:21am EST

4/12/2011

Dahlia Lithwick, Senior Editor at Slate and Contributing Editor at Newsweek, talks to Sam about the Supreme Court, and Sam asks the audience for their favorite recipies involving cat food.

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:30pm EST

4/11/2011

Digby of Hullabaloo joins Sam to talk abut the Democrats' capitulation on the budget, and what it means going forward.

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:00pm EST

4/8/2011

It's Casual Friday! Sam may be out enjoying the Red Sox home opener today, but it doesn't mean we haven't set up two great interviews for you. Today, Chris Rosen (finally) gives his review of Sam's "Who's the Caboose." Then we have a great interview with US Uncut organizer, Duncan Meisel.

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:09am EST

4/7/2011

Will the Government shut down? We talk about it, and try out our shiny new phone system on today's show.

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Category:general -- posted at: 3:03pm EST

4/6/2011

Political Editor from The Progressive, Ruth Conniff (@rconniff), calls in from Wisconsin to talk with us about the close Wisconsin Supreme Court race between David Prosser and JoAnne Kloppenburg.

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Category:general -- posted at: 3:06pm EST

4/5/2011

Today we discuss the budget, America’s wealth disparity, and whether or not the government will be functioning come Friday.

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:04pm EST

4/4/2011

David Dayen (@ddayen) from firedoglake joins us to discuss the big bank’s foreclosure fraud and the 60 Minutes piece last night. Then comedian Sara Benincasa (@sarajbenincasa) discusses the Roe on the Rocks Planned Parenthood event she is hosting tonight at the Bowery Ballroom in NYC at 7:00pm!

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:55pm EST

4/1/2011

It's Casual Friday, full of GOP April Fools.

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Category:general -- posted at: 3:00pm EST

3/31/2011

It's semi-casual Thursday. Wes Cheek joins us for his last dispatch from Japan, and a special guest joins us to celebrate the 7th Anniversary of the Majority Report.

 

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:15pm EST

3/30/2011

Today, Wes Cheek is live from Japan, plus an interview with media critic Jeff Cohen, founder of FAIR and author of Cable News Confidential: My Misadventures in Corporate Media.

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:09pm EST

3/29/2011

Today, Wes Cheek reports from Japan, and Jeff Bryant of the Campaign for America’s Future discusses education reform with Sam

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:50pm EST

3/28/2011

Jeremy Scahill of the Nation joins us to talk abotu Libya and Yemen, and Wes Cheek calls in with a live report from Japan.

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:07pm EST

3/25/2011

Listener Wes Cheek reports in from Japan, Chris Rosen gives his weekly movie picks, and comedian Andy Kindler joins to talk about politics and the media with Sam.

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:57pm EST

3/24/2011

There's a class war happening. And we're losing. 

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:08pm EST

3/23/2011

Today, Sam Seder had an on-air tax policy debate with conservative John Nolte of Andrew Breitbart's BigHollywood.com. Enjoy.

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:17pm EST

3/22/2011
 
Today, Kevin Baker, author of Dreamland discusses the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire of 1911 and how it lead to the transformation of the labor code in New York State.
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Category:general -- posted at: 2:22pm EST

3/21/2011

Executive Director of the National Security Network Heather Hurlburt joins us to talk about the shiny new war in Libya

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:31pm EST

3/18/2011

Today, Spencer Ackerman, reporter for Wired.com's Danger Room.

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:59pm EST

3/17/2011

On the show today, Linda Perlstein, Public editor for the Education Writers Association, former staff writer for The Washington Post, and author of Tested.

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:19pm EST

3/16/2011

Greg Mitchell of The Nation on the Age of Wikileaks and the plight of Bradley Manning

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:57pm EST

3/15/2011

Today, Edge of Sports writer Dave Zirin discusses the labor battle currently being fought in the NFL, and we discuss the latest news out of Japan

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:39pm EST

3/14/2011

Author and Journalist Yves Smith joins us to discuss the Anonymous leak of Bank of America documents, and Sam reports back from his trip to Wisconsin.

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:16pm EST

3/11/2011

While Sam is en route to Wisconsin to report on the labor battle, we're podcasting this interview with Lucy Walker, director of Wasteland.

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:02am EST

3/10/2011

Everybody Loves Chris! Chris Hayes, that is. The Nation’s D.C. Editor joins Sam on the program today to talk about how everyone does not love Wisconsin governor Scott Walker right now

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:44pm EST

3/9/2011

Harvard Law rofessor Lawrence Lessig explains the influence of money on American politics.

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Category:general -- posted at: 3:36pm EST

3/8/2011

Attorney Peter Mougey joins us to discuss Americans taking Wall Street to court.

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:38pm EST

3/7/2011

Matt Taibbi joins us to talk about why Wall Street isn't in jail.

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:04pm EST

3/4/2011

Bill McKibben - author, educator, and environmentalist joins us to talk about Timothy DeChristopher and the changing tactics of the environmental movement.

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:07pm EST

3/3/2011

Investigative journalist David Cay Johnston joins us to talk about the media's coverage of Wisconsin and the American inequality of wealth.

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:09pm EST

 3/2/2011

Today, Chris Hedges, columnist with Truthdig, joins us to talk about the American liberal class. Also, updates on Wisconsin and Libya.

 

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:58pm EST

3/1/2011

Tom Tomorrow, cartoonist behind This Modern World, joins us. Also, we discuss Hydro-fracking in Pennsylvania and New York, and talk abotu new concerns from genetically modified organisms.

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:12pm EST

2/28/2011

Today, an update from Wisconsin with David Dayen of Firedoglake.

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:09pm EST

 

2/25/2011

An interview with Eugene Jarecki, director of Reagan, on the myth of Reagan.

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:28pm EST

2/24/2011

TECH DAY TODAY!

Enjoy this interview with Naomi Klein.

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:35am EST

2/23/2011

Today, Investigative journalist Lindsay Beyerstein who blogs at Big Think/Focal Point, as well as the Faux-Koch phone call to Governor Walker. 

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:17pm EST

2-22-2011

Today, more from Wisconsin with Josh Orton and Sam reviews Gaddafi’s insane speech today.

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:11pm EST

2-21-2011

Today, AlterNet’s Washington bureau chief Adele Stan discusses Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s Koch brothers connections.

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:02pm EST

2/18/2011

Doug Benson calls in for Casua Friday's film reviews, and former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich joins us with his new tax plan.

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:15pm EST

2/17/2011

Jesse Russell, Producer for Workers Independent News, talks to us about the on-the-ground situation of the unfolding Wisconsin union struggle.

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:54pm EST

2/16/2011

Heather Hurlburt Executive Director of the National Security Network and former Clinton speechwriter, comes back to talk about the future of Egypt.

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:50pm EST

2/15/2011

The Nation's William Greider talks about the Financial Comission report. Marc Maron and Sam Seder have an emotional reunion.

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:32pm EST

2/14/2011

Glenn Greenwald joins us to talk about the US Chanber of Commerce spying on liberals, and Dan Froomkin talks about the budget and the age of austerity.

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:02pm EST

2/10/2011

We say good-bye to Hosni Mubarak, but hello to Chris Rosen and Ross Brockley on today's Casual Friday edition of the Majority Report.

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:37pm EST

2/10/2011

On today's show, consumer advocate Jamie Court of consumerwatchdog.org and author of the book, "The Progressive Guide to Raising Hell."

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:34pm EST

2/9/2011

We speak to Katherine Gallagher, attorney with the Center for Constitutional Rights, on the CCR's indictment against George W. Bush on grounds of torture.

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:24pm EST

2/8/2011

Author Stephen Elliot joins us to discuss his new book, Donald, a "high-wire allegory" about everyone's favorite ex-Secretary of Defense.

 

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:08pm EST

2/7/2011

We talk about the future of Egypt, and listen to Rush Limbaugh try to defend Ronaldus Magnus.

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:03pm EST

2/4/2011

We continue to follow the revolution in Egypt, Chris Rosen joins us for more movies-on-the-cheap, and Sam proselytizes for Battlestar Galactica.

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:29pm EST

2/3/2011

Will Bunch, author of the book The Backlash: Right-Wing Radicals, High-Def Hucksters, and Paranoid Politics in the Age of Obama and blogger at Attytood joins Sam to discuss how the TV News is prepping for the Reagan 100 year birthday “love-in” and busts many of the Reagan myths that will be spouted by talking heads during this time.

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:33pm EST

2/2/2011 

Fresh from Davos, The Nation’s Chris Hayes joins us, and Michael Stark has breaking news on Boehner's alleged infidelities. 

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:10pm EST

2/1/2011

Heather Hurlburt, former Clinton speechwriter and Executive Director of the National Security Network, joins us to talk about Egypt's future in the days to come.

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:18pm EST

1/31/2011

Sam is back from his D.C. adventure and will be discussing the uprising in Egypt.

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:45pm EST

1/28/2011

Live from the road, Sam talks to Thom Hartmann and corporste PR watchdog Wendell Potter. As usual, Chris Rosen of Movieline joins us to recommend good flicks on the cheap. Tune in at 11:30am EST.

 
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Category:general -- posted at: 1:40pm EST

1/27/2011

Sam interviews Jane Hamsher on her detention while protesting the treatment of Bradley Manning.

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:40am EST

1/26/2011

Eric Alterman joins us, and we talk about the State of the Union and Michelle Bachmann's insane response.

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1/25/2011

Digby of Hullabaloo joins us to talk about the upcoming State of the Union address.

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:01pm EST

1/24/2011

Professor Juan Cole joins us to discuss the revolution in Tunisia, and it's coverage in American media.

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:07pm EST

1/21/2011

In which we continue shitting on Joe Lieberman, and Chris Rosen gets his own theme song.

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:06pm EST

1/20/2011

Sam continues his jihad against Social Security cuts with Professor Eric Kingson of Syracuse University

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:46pm EST

 1/19/2011

we say au revoir to our bete noire.

 

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:26pm EST

1/18/2011

Economist James Galbraith joins us today to talk about Social Security and national debt. 

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:55pm EST

1/17/2011

MLK Day compilation of 3 audio clips- MLK at Ebenezer Church, CBS News report of his assassination and Nina Simone singing "Why"

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Category:general -- posted at: 5:48am EST

1/14/2011

Medicare austerity in California, and the problem with charter schools.

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:15pm EST

1/13/2011

Wikileaker detained, Sam reminisces about the conservative occupation of AAR

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:59pm EST

1/12/2011

Josh Fox joins us to talk about hydro-fracking and his documentary Gasland, and we take our first conservative caller of the new Majority Report, who debates Sam on the violence of political rhetoric.

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:54pm EST

1/11/11

Alex Pareene of Salon's War Room talks false equivalency and violent rhetoric. 

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:42pm EST

Arizona Rep. Farley on the state of political rhetoric. 

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:54pm EST

Casual Friday and a WikiLeaks rundown.

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:42pm EST

Brian Beutler joins us to talk about the new congress.

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:45pm EST

Death Panels: now more alive than Cheney.

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:00pm EST

Americans say, Tax the rich!

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:52pm EST

The grand bargain is a great rip-off: the GOP prepares to take more hostages

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:27pm EST

Vacation Sched :Malcom Gladwell from the Majority Report archives  5-01-05- back live - Next year!

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:59am EST

From the archives George Carlin on Majority Report 1! Back live monday.

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:05am EST

Sam talks to Ezra Klein about the finer points of filibuster reform.

Direct download: MRwSamSeder12-29-2010.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:30pm EST

Sam escaped Christmas early.

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:19pm EST

Vacation Show: FranLebowitz pt2 and David Cay Johnston from MR archives.. Back on Tues with live show!

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:12pm EST

vacation schedule: Sarah Posner book interview, a clip of clips from the war on xmas- all from the majority report vault!

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:49am EST

Vacation Sched. Lawrence Lessig and Paul Krugman on fixing our govt and the Conscience of a Liberal, respectively. Both from Seder On Sunday in 2008...

 

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Vacation Schedule: MRRadio archive: Fran Lebowitz & one of Sam's never played calls

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:23pm EST

Sam talks to Art Brodsky about the future of net neutrality.

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:33pm EST

John Aravosis joins us to talk about the beginning of the end of DADT.

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:57pm EST

Mike Papantonio joins us for Sam's big news this Casual Friday

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:25pm EST

Jamie Kilstein and Allison Kilkenny of Citizen Radio join us.

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:00pm EST

Sarah Silverman does Henry Kissinger on today's show.

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:04pm EST

Part 2 of our interview with Glenn Greenwald.

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:53pm EST

Glenn Greenwald Part 1, Glenn tells Sam he may resign CREW board of directors.

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:49pm EST

Casual Friday! Movie Picks, More on the Tax Cuts and Sam as Left-Beck.

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:57pm EST

Chris Hayes of The Nation on the tax deal

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:55pm EST

Christina Davidson the Recession Roadie, and Obama's inability to find the center.

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:50pm EST

Janeane Garofalo joins us for a MR Reunion, and Mike Konczal of Rortybomb talks to us about the tax-cut deal.

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:30pm EST

Sam asks Bill Scher "is this the time to consider running a primary against Obama?"

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:23pm EST

Casual Friday: Movie picks, Tax Cut votes and Wikileaks

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:32pm EST

David Dayen on the Fed audit, and a reality check on Alex Jones

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:38pm EST

Joe Sudbay talks about the battle for the repeal of Don't Ask Don't Tell, and Marvin Ammori gives us the lowdown on Net Neutrality.

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:29pm EST

Stephanie Mencimer talks to us about the Tea Party's coming civil war

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Jane Hamsher joins us, plus a rundown of the most recent documents from WikiLeaks.

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:49pm EST