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May 5, 2010

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This Week on Midweek Politics with David Pakman / May 5th, 2010

Total Running Time: 60:00

MP3 Podcast: Available with entire Midweek Politics Archive for Members

This Week’s Topics:

–Congressman Dennis Kucinich is on the show to discuss his vote for the healthcare bill, campaign finance reform, the Supreme Court, kissing at the State of the Union, and more.

–Terrorism expert Richard Clarke is on the show, talking about the infamous August 2001 memo about Al-Qaeda that was ignored by Condi Rice, about the possibility of cyber attacks, and more.

–Followup from last week’s Glenn Miller interview, which turned into the most watched and listened to interview, as well as the most controversial.

–A clip of Midweek Politics is played on The Howard Stern Show.

–Discussion of the oil spill off the coast of Louisiana, including comparisons to Hurricane Katrina, accusations of a sabotage conspiracy, Texas Governor Rick Perry saying it may have been an act of God, and Sarah Palin’s Drill Baby Drill comments in retrospect.

–More on the Arizona immigration law, including an Arizona sheriff who says he will not enforce the law.

–Congressman Ted Poe compares illegal immigrants to grasshoppers.

–Bill Maher suggests that while not all Republicans are racist, most racists are Republicans.

–Major League Baseball and the NBA both plan opposition to SB 1070.

–We wonder whether the Tea Party should be opposing and protesting the Arizona law, given their strong opposition to government intrusion of any kind.

–Dennis Prager suggests that the racists are the minorities not in the Tea Party, simply for being aware that the Tea Party is mostly white conservatives.

–George Rekers, a long time anti-gay advocate, is spotted traveling with a male prostitute in another hilarious instance of a situation we have come to know a love.

–Barack Obama kills at the White House Correspondents Dinner, while Jay Leno bombs.

–New stations, new poll on the oil spill, and audience emails about the Glenn Miller interview and much more.

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