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September 9, 2009

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This Week on Midweek Politics with David Pakman – September 9th, 2009

Produced by

David Pakman, WXOJ, Northampton, MA
Louis Motamedi, WXOJ, Northampton, MA

Total Running Time: 57:43

MP3 Podcast: Available with entire Midweek Politics Archive for Members

This Week’s Topics:

–Supna Zaidi joins us live to discuss her experiences with the Muslim faith and the documentary film The Third Jihad.

–We discuss Louis’ waterboarding experience

–More discussion of the requested law change for a Gubernatorial interim appointment to Ted Kennedy’s seat, including Democratic hypocrisy after changing the law in 2004 because of Mitt Romney and John Kerry.

–Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley will run for Kennedy’s seat.

–Barack Obama’s speech to students, including the controversy leading up to it, the relatively conservative speech he gave, and the fear mongering and scare tactics from conservative media outlets.

–Lou Dobbs, Rush Limbaugh, Newt Gingrich, Laura Bush, and others’ reactions to the speech.

–Fox News Special Do You Know What Textbooks your Children Are Really Reading?

–A teabagger literally too incompetent to be on the air complains about the Obama school speech and sites federal law.

–Glenn Beck cites intimidating groups of black people while the video on screen shows members of a black dance group, again putting his foot in his mouth.

–A Waco tea party protest with some bizarre characters and even more inane complaints.

–Science and evolution, including what must those who intepret the Bible literally think when they watch science and astronomy shows.

–Pastor Joel Osteen and the TV versions of his sermons on the Inspirational channel, complete with commercials for his CDs, as well as his comments about whether Jesus is the only way to heaven, and whether Jews are going to hell, and his amazingly professional politician style hedge.

–Senator Al Franken diffuses a group of anti-healthcare reform people at the Minnesota State Fair.

–Charlie Rangel’s recent troubles, including doing a terrible job on his financial disclosures, and giving money to the members of Congress that are investigating his ethics gaffes.

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