Inauguration, abortion, women in combat, guns, and it’s all masking the one issue that matters to Americans: The Economy. Malcolm and Melissa discuss what the Obama administration is up to and why it’s working. Andrew talks about the Inauguration word salad here. Melissa talks about women in combat here.
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Malcolm & Melissa #90: News As Theater: Barack Obama & Children, Manti Te’o & A Fake Girlfriend, Lance Armstrong’s Fake Career
Blurb: Barack Obama uses children, Manti Te’o gets used (or does he?), Lance Armstrong abuses performance enhancing drugs, and Jodi Foster begs to be left alone, but she’s lonely. Malcolm and Melissa discuss all this and more. Links: Andrew’s about Guns http://news.investors.com/politics-andrew-malcolm/011713-640973-obamas-new-gun-restrictions-collide-with-rick-perrys-opposition.htm Melissa’s: http://www.ivillage.com/moms-debate-obama-gun-control-proposals/8-a-515872 Stop Disarming The Defenseless: http://www.ivillage.com/disarming-defenseless/8-a-515005
While Malcolm takes a vacation, Producer Brad and Melissa make mischief talking the Oscar nominees and then talking guns. Finally, they end on the Big American Question. Find out the answer. Listen! Here are the audio links we referenced: http://oscar.go.com/nominees http://newsbusters.org/blogs/nb-staff/2013/01/10/eric-holder-gun-owners-should-cower-shame-smokers http://www.weeklystandard.com/blogs/biden-hints-outlawing-unregulated-private-gun-sales_695080.html http://newyork.cbslocal.com/2013/01/09/cuomos-state-of-the-state-to-include-gun-control/
Eugene Kennedy, former Catholic priest and current professor emeritus at Loyola University discusses the Sandy Hook school murders that happened in Newtown, Connecticut. Are guns or Asperger’s or mental illness the real issue? Please join Malcolm and Melissa as they listen to the wisdom of Professor Kennedy and why we’re asking all the wrong questions. […]
Violence–union and random–discussed by Malcolm and Melissa. What’s the solution? How do you help prevent these sorts of tragedies?
Malcolm and Melissa and misery and malaise. The Fiscal Cliff is dissected. The mess in Syria and the Middle East also talked about. Basically the world is on fire and Barack Obama feels fine. Link: Washington Post Fiscal Cliff Infographic [Excellent] Why housing may never come back Meanwhile, 54 Christmas Trees.
The Republicans and their lose-lose proposition and what to do about it. Also, is social media making us worse people? Link: A Little Mercy
A thorough discussion of Mitt’s own explanation for his candidacy’s failure. Also, what of Bobby Jindal’s answers and his own viability? Plus, Marco Rubio heads to Iowa, Rick Perry makes noises, and various other presidential possibilities are mulled over. Ben Domenech joins Malcolm and Melissa to discuss the changing Republican party. Romney: Obama won election […]