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♪ baby, come and get it ♪ ♪ you'll always get the best i've got ♪ >> stephanie: i'm still learning when the current microphones are up. i apologize for the f-bomb if you heard that. old habits die hard. >> glad i didn't do it. >> yeah, me, too. >> stephanie: a lot of years i spent working on the loading dock. i apologize. 23 minutes after the hour. call us toll free. wawa. >> it was before the sex change. >> stephanie: sue in rockville, maryland. you're on "the stephanie miller show." >> caller: it is spring break here in maryland. i have the 8 and a half-year-old bar baby. >> stephanie: for our new viewers, you brought a baby to a bar to see me.
>> you have a baby, in a bar! >> aw! >> stephanie: precious little pumpkins. >> they would like to cohost this week because they're far, far smarter than sarah palin. [ laughter ] >> stephanie: they're a little too coherent for morning television. thank you, sue. appreciate it. cranky pots. >> they didn't hear it. >> stephanie: that is [ bleep ] good news. by the way, this hour -- >> april is parkinson's awareness month. the official show, bill parkinson is walking. bill patterson sponsor him at unity walk.org. >> stephanie: speaking of oopsies. so, rick santorum, we heard this late friday. so, the internet is all abuzz on friday. that he accidentally like real accidentally didn't call the president the "n" word.
like he stopped himself mid word >> as he stopped himself in mid word, then went on to say something that was completely -- did not sound like that. >> stephanie: anybody that heard the original tape when he said i don't want to help black people with other people's money then literal will, i thought are you kidding me? i did not say black people. >> i meant the transylvania people. >> stephanie: thank you, count chocula, that's believable. his spokesman, i love this. give me a break. that's unbelievable. that's ridiculous. why don't we listen? >> we've done it before. >> stephanie: in the history of saying racist things and trying to come up with some ridiculous explanation. take a listen and you decide. >> we know the candidate barack obama what he was like. the antiwar government-nig --
america was a source for division around the world. >> stephanie: oh, my god. >> i'm trying to think of options that he could have been thinking of trying to say. >> stephanie: that is someone who suddenly went oops, i'm not in the back room with all of my white friends. >> his subconscious was bubbling up. [ buzzer ] >> stephanie: we say something on this show and we say something as a joke and it happens. they already dispensed with the dog whistles, where was it? south carolina. that's what i said. who is going to start shouting the "n" word and oh, my god it is this close to happening. >> maybe he was channeling dr. lora. >> stephanie: next thing we'll have dr. lora come on the stage and yell the "n" word. is that not what that just was? i have to hear that again. >> all right. >> stephanie: by the way
that's obviously a phrase that racists use, the government "n" word. >> we know -- we know the candidate barack obama, what he was like. the antiwar government-nig -- the america was a source for -- division around the world. >> he went on to say things that couldn't have even been a slip of the tongue. >> completely out of context. >> exactly. >> stephanie: well, you know how many times you say nig and you mean america. >> he meant government negating because the liberals hate the government. but he didn't say that. >> stephanie: because i actually hadn't -- i was obviously on the internet when you research this, you go this is what -- racists refer to black people that are living off the government, welfare or food starches or whatever. >> so, that's a phrase he uses when the mic is not on. >> stephanie: hello. wow. wow. you're right. even if he had continue -- could
he have another explanation after that. oh, no, no, i was starting another word. but that's not even -- >> i was ordering dressing for my salad. >> he won't win the nomination anyway. >> stephanie: my point is this wasn't even -- like jim said, what he put out there is not even close to being something that sounded like -- >> it was palinesque in its incoherence. >> stephanie: while we mean well, probably thinks he's going to meet romney in may. >> may is not the time you need to beat romney. >> stephanie: he says forget april. he will win may. >> oh, okay. >> stephanie: batch of crackerland primaries. see, i'm going to get a bunch more e-mails calling me the "c" word. calling myself a cracker isn't as bad as the "n" word. he said the race isn't even at halftime yet. governor romney isn't even
halfway to the magic number. the map in may looks good. texas, arkansas, west virginia indiana, kentucky. >> half a gajillon dollars. >> in cracker land. >> frothy soldering on. >> going to be the mayor of crackerville in the country of crackerland. >> stephanie: next thing is yes, i said it and i meant to say it. if he gets to may it is "n" word in every state. >> really wants the rich states. >> stephanie: hello, kentucky. who hates them some "n" words? i do. just sayin'. all right. by the way, i was going to tell you about mitt romney's april fools prank. so hilarious. that and rud pundit as we continue on "the stephanie miller show."
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no other television show does that. we're keeping it real. >> all over again. >> stephanie: jim moore. >> wasn't me. >> stephanie: he's in it. >> you are checking. >> stephanie: 1-800-steph2 toll free from anywhere. you guys have been complaining about the smell of my breakfast. we just found out we tripled the ratings in our first week last week. i've already taken my shirt off in an effort to get that going and now i'm going to eat a sausage on camera. all right. >> you don't know how to --
>> yes, i do. i can fake it. john in illinois, you're on the stephanie miller. >> stephanie: i'm a catholic girl. yes, i do. >> caller: hi, stephanie, i'm a catholic too. i'm watching you on current tv. you look fantastic. you're ready for prime time. >> stephanie: i used to be a practicing catholic, i got so good i went professional. i don't practice anymore. all right. good-bye. you need to sacrifice for ratings. don't complain about the smell. speaking of -- you know what? as a lead-in for his rudeness -- >> the rude pundit... >> stephanie: good morning your rudeness. >> man, i miss everything when i don't have the current tv on. >> stephanie: wasn't that sexy? i was showing off my bengay patch. >> i heard something about sausage eating. >> stephanie: i did. >> she's eating a sausage.
>> was it a morning link? >> stephanie: no, it is a big one. >> a polish kielbasa. your stuff on the supreme court stuff, i love how you put it. the scales of blind justice are tilting right. it seems faz our precious affordable care act is not wrong for our world. other people have commented. they've become politicians the conservative judges. to coin a phrase, they've become judicial activists, haven't they? >> yeah, if you're going to overturn massive piece of legislation that affects the lives of millions of americans then yeah, i think that would count as judicial activism. but i also love how -- and i think progress has charted this and others have, how often the conservative justices, especially scalia, kept repeating right wing talking
points. >> stephanie: written by frank lunts apparently. >> absolutely. between the references and some of the other things, you had both robert and scalia talking about comparing it to broccoli. and whether or not the government can compel you to eat broccoli which you know, the simple answer is no. can we move on now? >> stephanie: yes, no captain bad analogy. >> apparently the solicitor general couldn't say to them no, that's ridiculous. this has nothing to do with it. can you ask me a real question. >> stephanie: well, i mean, your take on it is interesting rude. you say we lost the propaganda battle, thus we'll lose the war. you hate the individual mandate. we accepted it only because of the other things that were accomplished because of its inclusion. that is true to an extent. we would have preferred single payer and public option but you're right, this is part of the compromise we had to make, right? >> that's right. because we saw -- ultimately, we
sort of passively agreed to support this because of all of the good it did. because of the preexisting conditions. >> stephanie: right, because that falls apart if you take the mandate out. >> even though that does seem like something that would be against what would be good liberal principles about the role of government, it was okay, fine, we'll do this now. see thousand works. and if it doesn't work, well then we have to see what's next. honestly, i think that that -- i mean, as i say in the post, just the most optimistic thing i can think of. is that they thought of that. they thought if this gets struck down once we load all of the goodies, people aren't going to want to go back to the way it was. >> stephanie: i have to get right to the happy clappy part. you say in the most optimistic reading of this series of events that led to the supreme court's three days of hearing obama knew they would overturn the
mandate, it would force congress to either create medicare for all or a public option which i'm going to go with that. ♪ happy happy joy joy ♪ >> even though you don't think so, right? >> i just think that there will be so much -- so much republican opposition and that we'll just have to the same battle that we've had. if i sound bored with the battle, it is because we all know what needs to happen. and the battle just be fought on this ideological capitalism versus socialism nonsensical thing as is every industrialized country in the world is a socialist tyranny over its people. you know, some of the most capitalistic countries in the world, denmark, for instance, has single payer healthcare. how they manage. >> stephanie: i know. exactly. and you're exactly right about saying we all knew the
individual mandate is a huge gift to insurance companies which is why it got through. but for that, it was because now at least we can't discriminate for preexisting conditions. >> there was a lack of courage all around. even in the individual mandate there was a lack of courage because if they had just said yeah, okay fine, it is a tax. you know what? we're going to tax people so that -- to buy health insurance. then that would have had no constitutional issue whatsoever because it says specifically the congress can levy taxes. >> stephanie: elena kagen got someone to admit that, single payer wouldn't be unconstitutional. snap, snap, in a legal sense. i love your piece by the way on trayvon martin. rick santorum did drop the "n" bomb. he stopped himself in the middle of it. i don't know if you saw it. >> oh, yeah. >> stephanie: the phrase you use which i can't use on the air, the "n" wording of trayvon
martin. >> it is a dehumanization of him and you see it in the outcry over how dare the media cover this as if it's racially motivated. you know, it is ignorance. it is that frustrating ignorance of the right you want to shake them and go come on! you see this. you see the same thing we see! >> stephanie: you know, rude, it is the same thing they do to the president. you draw a brilliant analogy. we see this again and again a black male who captures the imagination of the nation must be turned into something other. president obama can't be an educated black man with a lower middle class background. no, he has to be an enemy a foreigner, an "n" word. when trayvon martin was shot dead, the process of transforming him to a dangerous thug began almost immediately. >> you want to know the saddest thing because of this post, i get to see when i look at the statistics for the web site, what google terms people use to
reach my blog. and right now, the number one google search that gets people to my blog is trayvon martin "n" word. yeah. so, apparently tons of people are googling that. >> stephanie: you know, you point out in this day and age of social media, you can take any of us, almost any and selectively, as you say, the "n" wording is in full swing facebooking and tweets are put under a microscope. and you throw in some false ones has also been done, right wing. but the fact is this was an unarmed dead kid that can't defend himself. you're right. it is just beyond the pail. >> i'm surprised how good white supremacists are at getting computer information. getting at hacking accounts and things like that. i guess i have to raise my -- i have to raise the intellect in my head of what white supremacists are. >> the nazis were very technologically savvy.
>> that's true. i just didn't think that passed on to somebody living in a bunker in montana. >> stephanie: his point is like an entire hood would obscure your vision looking at the internet. whereas just a hoodie, the back. the "n" wording of trayvon works as every does, it gives coverage for of everyone nonwhite who dresses vaguely gangsta. that's what it is. alec nra full steam ahead state after state, not even a pause for discussion after the trayvon martin. >> we didn't have a pause for discussion after the gabrielle giffords shooting. every time there is one of these appalling acts of violence committed by yes a person but a person using a gun that they shouldn't have had access to, we never have the discussion of anything that could limit gun rights. >> stephanie: rude, that's exactly right. they rush right to that.
when nobody by the way is saying it is just one thing. it is partially the gun laws. it is partially mental healthcare in this country. speaking of healthcare. >> sure. >> stephanie: then you cannot leave out the political rhetoric, particularly in arizona and particularly a congresswoman who had her face in the cross hairs on political opponent's web site. >> you know, people talk about how perhaps the democrats are politicizing this. you want it to know who is politicizing this, the nra who right now are saying watch out! they're going to use this to take away our guns. so, you need to contribute more money to us to buy more members of congress so we can assure that, you know, we can get laws passed like doctors can't ask you if you have guns in the house, if you have children. >> stephanie: rude, it is all of the usual suspects. i tell you my friend ce next k has been doing this on the young turks. he started with the whole alec organization, the coke brothers, all of the usual suspects like
there they go. this is not by accident. i guess kill at will bills they should be called. they're in state after state. >> what i wonder is what is the stake that those organizations have in having those laws? because you know, somebody like the cooke brothers, they don't need to kill people at will. they have people that do that for them. and i don't understand what their stake is in having these liberal gun laws is really the best way i think you can put it. of and so what have they got of it? is it just because they think something that will keep the yahoos happy and keep them on their side. wow. >> stephanie: you can't top that. once you go for the [ bleep ] jokes, we're done. >> i think we ended this way last time. we need to change up the close here. >> this is the way you always end things, rude.
>> stephanie: nowhere to go from fell atio. >> that will be my one woman show. i just named it. >> i always end with fell atio? >> on the trayvon martin thing one of the things they're leaving out when they talk about the e-mails and everything is how much he talked about his s.a.t.s and how he wanted to go to college and all of those things. >> what a thug! >> exactly. they want to tattoo thug life on him. >> stephanie: exactly. author of rude pundits almanac. thank you, my friend. >> bye. >> hooray! >> we don't allow blind people to drive, it doesn't mean the government is coming to take away your car. the second amendment needs to be revisited. >> stephanie: oh, my god! >> i went there. there go the phone lines!
>> stephanie: they're going to take our guns, liberals. >> there goes the fund-raising e-mails from the nra. >> stephanie: we're coming for your guns. no, we're not. i don't have the energy. i have a bengay patch on my back. >> is that making you kind of loopy? >> stephanie: right back on "the stephanie miller show". >> announcer: like frisbee golf, i'm glad i tried it once. it is "the stephanie miller show."
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chad from l.a. >> caller: hi, how are you? are we suppose to the believe that trayvon martin was walking down the street as some loose cannon and attacked george zimmerman? i don't think trayvon martin has any history of violence, does he? no but zimmerman does. >> according to his apologist the guy with the gun was the guy shouting for help. >> stephanie: by the way, that was the other -- we have lots to get to. that was the breaking news they did voice analysis. oddly, shockingly, it was not zimmerman crying for help. they can do voice analysis. >> oh, analysis -- science is a liberal bias. >> stephanie: one of our fancy lawyers that called in. it was a bad idea to have him all surrogates going on tv. that was their story. it was him crying for help. they've ruled that out. >> zimmerman's story is falling apart left and right.
>> stephanie: talk amongst yourselves. [theme from jeopardy] >> girl from ipanema. >> correct. >> have to launch into the port you on a goes. >> i wonder if current went to bars. >> or the test pattern with the indian on it. >> at my age they'll have to do that a lot. what was i saying? >> stephanie: please stand by. [ laughter ] >> stephanie: all right. no, one of our smartest boys, kevin in chicago because remember, they said they cleaned him up. he got medical attention. they cleaned him up, obviously the police video shows no injuries. >> crappie police work. >> stephanie: the police stopped at a laundromat since his clothes were so spiffy and sparkling in the video as well. >> or, they took him shopping like that scene in "pretty woman." tar get. [ laughter ]
>> stephanie: you can clean up an injury on your head. really, you broke your nose? and your clothes were spotless. >> there was this enhanced view of the back of his head. no word on who enhanced it. what they were trying to prove by that. >> only the daily caller had that enhanced image. >> stephanie: funny that. joe in detroit you're on "the stephanie miller show." >> caller: hey, we don't need more validation that scalia is a right-wing wing nut talking the talking points from fox. in his quotable quote he said democrats -- his party. >> stephanie: you're disqualified. >> if you can't use the name of the party properly, you're disqualified. >> stephanie: take the
clarence thomas group with you. you're disqualified. >> i'm holding my side preemptively. >> stephanie: yesterday was april fools day. romney's staff plays a prank on the boss. they're almost as funny as he is. he was an april fools prank orchestrated by his staff with help from ron jonson and paul ryan. nobody funnier than the budget munster. romney scheduled to address pancakes again. a pancakes brunchen. >> you're wearing a pancake shirt in honor. >> pancakes. >> stephanie: let's see. it was worn by some of his -- it was warned there had been a light turnout. he waited behind a curtain as he usually does as ryan began introducing him to a smattering of applause. he entered to find the room completely vacant. [ laughter ] there's nobody there. romney later recounted telling
the hilarious story at the real pancake breakfast. >> that's known as a prank. i was expecting there to be people yet there were no people. >> stephanie: here we are. a play on words. sort of a humorous take on -- hmm. he then quipped i love when they explain this. you have to explain when it is a joke. that's how you know it is funny. preemptively, they tell you it is a quip. >> prepare for the comedy. >> stephanie: romney then quipped it is like oh, boy this is going to look really bad on the evening news. let me tell you. >> kennedy made a quip, no one had to tell you that he did. somebody help him. >> george bush had to do that eyebrow. here comes a joke. >> here comes the humor. i'm catapulting the propaganda. >> stephanie: it was like his comedy caterpillar. here it comes.
here's the money part. the staff said it will post the video online later sunday. you can watch it. come here! >> i feel like i'm at a ron paul convention. >> stephanie: that's a quip as we say in the comedy business. >> utilizing humor. >> somebody help him please? >> these are pancakes. >> stephanie: throw him a comedy lifeline. >> this comedy is exactly the right height. >> stephanie: all right. i need to recover from that. i may need a bengay patch on the other side now. okay. we have actress and singer improveaire kristin chenoweth with coming up as we continue on "the stephanie miller show."
>> stephanie: now, hello current tv fans. we're just here in the studio getting ready to do hour number two of our radio show. we have actress extraordinaire kristin chenoweth. >> she's terrific. >> stephanie: i know what you meant. as well as eric to cohost right wing world as we continue. by the way, i heard some right wing caller today on bill press's show going off her show is called gcb. good christian -- >> bitches. >> because it is based on the
book. >> that kind of disrespect from a television network. so they changed it to good christian belles because people like him were offended but is is based on a book. i don't know. sometimes books, they're scary. >> good christian bible thumpers? >> stephanie: i don't know. the easily offended. oh well. jackie schechner is here with a current news update as usual. hi jackie. >> president obama has a busy day meeting meeting with canadian prime minister stephen harper and mexican president philippe calder rob. they'll talk about economic growth and climate change. they'll have lunch and then after that, they'll hold a press conference in the rose garden later in afternoon president will meet with vice president biden and hillary clinton. new poll results in from today and -- "usa today" and gallup
showing president obama has a 4-point lead over mitt romney up 49-45. still within the margin of error, the largest lead president obama has had in a gallup poll so far. interesting to note he's 8 points ahead amongst independents. republicans have been hitting president obama hard on rising gas prices but now a pro-obama group is hitting the presumptive nominee right back. they're linking him to big oil. >> who's behind the a-d smearing president obama. big oil. that's who. the money they make from big gas prices is going right into mitt romney's campaign. >> the advertisement by priority u.s.a. action is running in seven key swing states and online. one of obama's biggest fans is not going to be out on the campaign trail for him this year. oprah said on cbs this morning that she's still behind the president 100% but she is going to be focused on her network own and fixing that at this point not out on the campaign
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>>politically direct means no bs, cutting through the clutter. >>bill press and stephanie miller, current's new morning news block. weekdays six to noon. >> announcer: ladies and gentlemen, it's "the stephanie miller show." ♪ i'm walkin' on sunshine ♪ ♪ i'm walkin' on sunshine ♪ ♪ and it's time to feel good ♪ ♪ hey, all right now ♪ ♪ and time to feel good ♪ >> stephanie: wow, chris i'm impressed with jim. he has classed it up for television. he was actually watching a video of kristin shen worth singing. -- of kristin chenoweth singing. normally we have hot female guest on, he's doing some other kind of internet research. this hour of "the stephanie miller show" brought to you by solar world.
they have been making solar panels since 1975. go to solarworld.com. wow, singing. [ applause ] >> opera or something. >> stephanie: kristin chenoweth of gcb which i guess was offensive to right wirks because it is based on a book -- >> the right-wingers say it is offensive to christians and kristin chenoweth says i'm christian. >> stephanie: she's a greasy bucket of christian. >> it was actually good christian blah. >> stephanie: wow. can we hear that again? because this has been -- i don't know if this has been getting the coverage it deserves. you decide what rick santorum meant to say here. the internet was abuzz on friday. of course, spokesperson is like what? that's outrageous you think he was saying -- >> we report. you decide. >> we know that candidate barack obama, what he was like.
the antiwar government nig -- the source for division around the world. >> i was willing to give him a pass until i found out that government "n" word is an actual phrase among those people. the far right -- yes. blah. >> stephanie: yes. all right then. stephanie miller.com, the web site. you can e-mail us there. jim and me stephanie miller. sexyliberal on the internet. >> are you glad you took that left turn in albuquerque? >> stephanie: i threw my back out. i'll take my shirt off again to show you my bengay patch. >> that is pretty hot. >> stephanie: kelly and bob write steph, saw your albuquerque show. it was just as great as the l.a. and phoenix shows. steph heads by the way steph
head t-shirts selling like hotcakes at the albuquerque show. >> these are hotcakes. >> like pancakes. >> they're the right height and the right size. >> stephanie: the phoenix show turned out to be a little more expensive than we planned. we had free time before and saw the volt. erwe are now the happy owners of a volt. your progressive airline married couple. they bought a volt. we didn't tell you you had to buy a volt. it is not part of the sexy liberal ticket price but all right. sexy liberal tour director. breaking news, l.a. july 28th at the pantages. meet and greet even rob reiner couldn't get them. now, he will have to do a panel. he paid for tickets last time to see him. he paid for tickets to watch him on panel. i asked him how -- if he got his money's worth. buying a ticket to see himself. >> by the way kristin chenoweth has played at the pantages in
"wicked." >> stephanie: so, tell folks those are regular orchestra seats left. july, getting near the sold out numbers. >> announcer: in a world where everyone is going gaga for sexy liberal laughs, one tour is crossing the nation to bring intelligent, progressive comedy to you. nominated for four touring awards including best tour, best new tour and best lead comedy performer. the sexy liberal show is returning to los angeles. >> on saturday, july 28th, stephanie miller and her band of sexy players will perform live at the pantages theatre in hollywood, california. tickets are available online at ticketmaster.com, at all ticketmaster retail outlets. a portion of the proceeds from the evening's events will be donated to the trevor project.
>> announcer: be swift and get your tickets now. the stephanie miller sexy liberal comedy tour. don't miss your chance to experience comedy history in the making. >> the synchronicity, the song that kristin is singing. it is called glitter and bengay. >> it is glitter and b gay. >> she hits an e flat above high c. >> how do you know this? >> stephanie: i had a friend in college that played the same role. >> did i an oral book report in french. i read it in french. >> stephanie: hello, french and gay. >> you know it as a broadway show. >> it sounds dirty but it really isn't. >> stephanie: michael with a love letter. i'm going to read a letter entitled curse you harlan. why not.
i last e-mailed you when i was heartbroken by your revelation that you were -- i was not heartbroken you came out to be true to yourself but it left any chance of my leaving my wife to elope with you. i told her you were unattractive and now she sees what you really look like. this has created a new problem as my wife feels you're very attractive and has made it clear she is considering eloping with you. >> and that he's a liar! >> stephanie: now i have no stephanie miller and my wife is considering a life of lesbian. >> she is a sut. >> thinking of my wife and you in hot lesbian action may be the only bright spot. [ applause ] >> little something, something for you. we need to break early because kristin chenoweth coming up.
what a thrill. what a pleasure. look at jim who has gotten classier and classier. another stellar musical performance. he's doing internet research. all right. she joins us now actress singer extraordinaire kristin chenoweth. hi, kristin, good morning. >> hi, how are you? >> stephanie: so nice to meet you. >> you, too. >> stephanie: i was saying normally when we have smoking guests on, jim is doing research. but there is only you and your fabulous voice. >> thank you. yes, can deed, my favorite. >> stephanie: am i correct? do you have to hit an e flat above a high c in glitter and be gay? >> stephanie: i knew that because my best friender becky ikenberger played that role in college. >> i love her voice. >> stephanie: i know. she was on broadway for awhile.
>> yes, she was. she's a friend of my other friends and i met her at lunch one day. she's so sweet. >> stephanie: aw, speaking of one degree of stephanie miller friend separation, you're very good friends with our friend, chely wright. >> you know how much i love her. >> stephanie: i know. >> she's like my sister. i love her. >> stephanie: honey, tell us everything. i was laughing because somebody called our friend "bill press show" and said how offended they were by the title of your show which, of course, is based on a book. good christian bitches so they changed it to gcb. you were saying i am really christian. >> i get so tickled at the controversy because i think well, first of all it is not exactly correct, the title of our show was always good christian belles. bobby harling saw the book and inspired this whole idea but the book is very different and so he changed it when i signed on, it
was good christian belles then over a period of time, they -- we started going okay, time for gcb is 5:30 and it stuck. so, the people that are getting really wacky over the title need to understand that's not the title. >> stephanie: exactly. >> they're getting backed over nothing. >> stephanie: it is like they want to get preoffended. >> preoffended. i love that term. >> how dare you say what you were about to say. >> stephanie: i can tell what you were thinking. >> i love it. >> stephanie: kristin you play kelly cockburn. >> stephanie: you know something about being a good christian belle. >> i grew up in oklahoma in a southern baptist church. i'm still a christian and i definitely know these women the goods and the bads.
it is called humanity. it is really less about christianity and more about how we deal with obstacles that are put in front of us. are we going to choose the right path or the path that we would with want to as a human? and i know that -- cockburn, she really is a believer but she can't help herself. >> stephanie: right. >> we had a carline in our church. god bless her. she stirred things up. she prayed for everybody. so, i think that's very real. and it is very -- it makes for entertainment. and fun. and this show is nothing but a screwball comedy. it is not trying to be shakespeare. >> stephanie: i've heard it really is a terrifically funny as are you. i think it is interesting just the whole concept because our friend chely wright has been
through this. i was telling her once, one of her most powerful moments was on larry king when she said i'm a christian and i'm gay. people say you're a show business, hollywood person. not one type of person owns the christian religion right? >> thank you for saying that. you're absolutely right. it is like saying i always thought being a muslim, you were just -- there was one muslim kind. well, there are over 200 sects of it. and not all of them fly planes into buildings. >> stephanie: right. >> if i'm a true christian, i have to understand that there are all different kinds of people out there with all different kinds of beliefs. when i have muslim neighbors in new york who have been nothing but kind and wonderful to me. and it took them explaining to me as an adult, you know, what they believe. and we might believe differently. but what they believe is just --
is kindness and love just like i believe. i have jesus in my life. there are a lot of people that judge that, you know. >> stephanie: right. >> so, i think to be a true christian, you have to really be a true christian if that makes sense. >> jesus is in the koran. >> stephanie: kristin, that's a good point. you living in new york city, certainly it was a tense time after 9-11. i was there for 9-11. i think that -- you're exactly right. i remember who was it, jerry falwell and his friend, pat robertson say blame gay people for 9-11. that's the kind of religious intolerance that called 9-11. it is all religious intolerance. >> i died when they did that. i thought oh, guys, you're missing the mark here. you forgot what it is you're preaching. jesus would not have said that. and i just go by what would jesus do. i do that saying and sometimes i fail. sometimes i do what a christian
would do and not what jesus would have me do. i know that chely wright has walked through fire and she kept her head held up so high. she has friends in her life like me that say i love you god loves you and that's all we can do is be there for each other. >> stephanie: thank you for being such a good friend to our friend here. we gotta talk because i know you're on such a heavy schedule here. you've got a world tour so exciting. 19 dates. tell us about that. >> well, i'm going all over the country and i'm going to do -- i've got a 12-piece band. i'm sure i'm going to go in the hole on this but i have all different kinds of music that i sing and i need all of the different arrangements so i have dancers and singers and it is a little bit of everything. so, i hope that people will come out and enjoy it. >> stephanie: i'm such a huge fan. we all have our favorites. mine is "wicked." i hope people will go out.
is there a web site? >> you can go to my web site. through sony or twitter at kchenoweth. and ticketmaster. >> i'm worried about you. take care of yourself. i think you weigh like 14 pounds. >> i will. i'm going to be eating lots of eggs and bacon before this tour so i can get my protein up. >> stephanie: kristin chenoweth, what a pleasure. hope to see you again real soon. >> bye guys. >> stephanie: aw! her little voice. she's this little human doll. teeny tiny. >> but she can be real bitchy and vindictive in gcb. >> stephanie: her voice is incredible. go see the tour. she is hilarious. keith in milwaukee you're on "the stephanie miller show." hi keith. >> caller: how do youing, guys? >> stephanie: go ahead. >> caller: reporting back about the experience of mitt romney on friday.
the official friday fish fry correspondent. >> stephanie: yes, thank you. >> caller: you know, charlie pierce, as a matter of fact, had been served when he was at marquette. there is this tradition where before the presidential primary the candidates come to serve and the normal deal is they go from table to table and are followed by the press. i was so hoping for my personal -- >> stephanie: personal regular guy moment with mitt romney? >> caller: yeah and something -- my own personal gaffe and didn't get it. >> stephanie: i'm sure he would have identified your food for you. that's fish that's been fried. isn't that something? >> caller: i think -- and it would have been a unique experience but they kept him. they kept the press on the risers. >> stephanie: oh darn. >> caller: he was introduced by paul ryan. the zombie-eyed -- i love all of your sponsors, carbonite saved my bacon last week.
>> sweet! >> caller: but i think p90 has turned paul ryan into jerry lewis. first off, romney looks much smaller in person than he does -- than he comes off on television. >> stephanie: really? he looks like an aging superhero who has lost his super powers. >> caller: with that granite forehead of his. the thing is he's surrounded himself with smaller presidential candidates, ron paul. they look stoic. >> stephanie: much like tom cruise is two feet tall in person. >> caller: joseph stalin did that very same thing. >> they're just the right height. >> stephanie: a series of russian dolls, they just get smaller and smaller until you get to little tiny ron paul. here is mittens on friday. >> this is an election, not just about a person. not even about a party. >> stephanie: no. >> it is about a vision of america. >> stephanie: he did not just
say the vision thing after the george h. w. bush endorsement. >> got in spades. >> i wonder if christie gave him that line. >> ron christie. the right wing pundit. >> the cross-eyed bear. [buzzer] >> stephanie: is a little startling when you see him talking about the republicans vision for america. i've talked to him in a green room or two. clearly hasn't heard the radio show. what? >> i was going to make a joke about or two. >> no. >> stephanie: it looked like two to him. [ buzzer ] 29 minutes after the hour. back with eric boehlert next here on "the stephanie miller show." the mainstream media. >>the rest of the media seems like, "ho-hum, no big deal."
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♪ >> sexually harassed. >> stephanie miller. >>that makes no sense to me. why would i harass somebody who turns me on? >> stephanie: it is "the stephanie miller show." welcome to it. 34 minutes after the hour. 1-800-steph-12 on monday. eric boehlert from media matters for america doing the lord's work as usual. ♪ hurts so good ♪ ♪ come on, baby, make it hurt so good ♪ >> stephanie: right wing world >> eric boehlert. >> stephanie: good morning eric boehlert. as you know, are you a political geek after my own heart. you tweeted this weekend, not
sure i'm looking forward to, walker re-election night or obama re-election night. i'm going to madison in two weeks. april 14th for the sexy liberal show where it all began and our first progressive cause we gave to was recall walker and the republican eight. i'm telling you, i felt the energy then, eric. it is going to be incredible, i think. >> it is incredible. i believe only one or two other governors in the history have ever been recalled. you know republicans conservatives, you know, they probably can't get the 500,000 signatures. they got 900,000 signatures. what's interesting is there has been some interesting coverage. walker is basically begging for money not for people from wisconsin. he's down in florida and texas. he's in new york. this is clearly -- his only chance is to make this a national referendum and fox news will go all in. they will become the de facto
walker recall campaign headquarters. i don't know if they can save them. it will be interesting. you know, the republicans are trying to focus on this november election but if they -- they really -- the entire establishment has to go in for walker to try to save his job which is just a huge distraction. >> stephanie: a lot more union thugs than they thought in madison. this is the one-year anniversary of when sexy liberal started. i think that's what they were counting on. it will peter out. we've been sold out for months. it is coming up in a couple of weeks. the energy on the ground there is just incredible. >> yeah, they'll clear out the capitol, the cooks will go away. you cannot run for governor, not talk about a certain topic and then weeks after you're elected decide you're going to rewrite -- basically the state constitution and strip these
workers of their rights. if that's so important run for it as your campaign. >> stephanie: thank you. >> it is not just that people are upset or don't like it, i think they feel completely duped and they feel like walker is sort of this stalking-horse for the right wing movement in america. it doesn't have anything to do with wisconsin politics. >> stephanie: eric, another piece that will make o'reilly's head explode. he doesn't understand what a gag order is. the right wing hasn't known how to handle this trayvon martin case. bill o'reilly, i think he thinks it hasn't been covered until he -- until he chimes in on it, right? >> yeah, so the first week as we talked about a week ago they didn't know what to do. the blogs weren't talking about it. fox news on prime time wasn't really talking about it. the whole story ran counterto their narrative. their narrative is the more guns people have, the safer america will be and the narrative is
obama is leading a war against white america. so, you have this dead black teenager shot by this vigilante. so, the whole story was a mess for them and for the first week, they didn't really know what to do with it. the second week, they went crazy. you know, the second week they went back to their crazy obama derangement, race baiting roots and it has become a colossal disaster because as more and more facts come out about the story, all of them are pointing in one direction and fox and others are now left holding the bag and so o'reilly last week was talking to his attorneys he had on said maybe it is time for a gag order in this case because all of this information is coming out. >> stephanie: as you point out, hey, nim rod there's no case. because no one has been arrested. >> it can -- there cab only be a gag order issued by a judge for a court. the entire reason there is a controversy over the trayvon martin killing is there is no case. nobody has been arrested.
there is no court proceeding. so it just sort of highlights, he doesn't even get why people are talking about this. the reason people are talking about it is the person who killed an unarmed teen hasn't been arrested. and o'reilly, he completely doesn't understand. >> stephanie: bill o'reilly. >> there should be a gag order on people like you. >> stephanie: he think there should be a gag order on media matters, for sure. we should change the show to missing the point entirely. maybe he needs a better analogy like maybe something that doesn't go to court like maybe to settle a sexual harassment claim. >> that would never happen. >> stephanie: if it ever goes to court so there couldn't technically be a gag order. something more easily understandable. >> it is possible. >> stephanie: let's dive into the right wing world. here we go. lou dobbs on fox business standing up for geraldo. >> geraldo. what he said was any young man who is hispanic or black should,
as a matter of excess caution or normal caution not be insisting upon an image that suggests gangsta. you may argue -- i give the man credit for great courage and directness. >> stephanie: wow. i thought i could live my entire life without hearing lou dobbs say gangsta. >> and of course, geraldo has now apologized to martin's parents. so, here's lou dobbs patting geraldo on the back for having the courage of his convictions to talk about hoodies and kind of oddly blaming this young boy for being shot and it turns out geraldo doesn't even believe it and he's completely changed course and apologized. so, i don't know where that leaves lou dobbs if he thinks the statements were so courageous geraldo doesn't even stand by them now. >> eric, you try to give them advice and they don't listen to
you. they should leave this case alone. because the problem with them trying this in the media and putting on all of these -- whoever, relatives or whatever. their story keeps falling apart. we see police surveillance video with no injuries. now we've done a voice analysis. it was not zimmerman's voice calling for help on the tape. >> a week ago, they got all excited because obama talked about it. so, that kicked in the obama derangement syndrome. if he talks about it therefore we're against it. then early last week, there were some leaks about how trayvon had been suspended from school and things like that. they got all excited about. that the press wasn't telling us the truth. he really wasn't this sweetheart kid. and it is just sort of disgusting and unseamly to suggest that if you get suspended from the miami school system that yeah, you know, you see kind -- you deserve to be shot by a vigil vigilante. that's where they were going. everything has run counter to their narratives.
>> stephanie: what's the implication? anyone who's had a kid who has been suspended the kid deserves to be shot. >> it is just way off. it is disgusting. >> stephanie: bill crystal on fox news sunday. >> most media would have been content to let this play out. i agree with liz there seems to be a lack of interest in pursuing this case by the local authorities. it was right to raise alarms at first. now, it is just demagoguery mostly on the side of those who want to indict the whole society for this death. justified shooting of this young man. and then some counter reaction by some on the right who feel this is unjust and now we're going to go attack trayvon martin which is ridiculous as well. >> going to indict zimmerman. not all of society. >> is that bill crystal sounding something close to reasonable? >> he was one of the few who did call out -- you know, folks on the right for attacking trayvon martin. i wish he had had the guts to
mention tucker carlton's name next to that and the insanely just race baiting disgusting content posted on daily caller last week. give bill crystal credit for -- you know, mentioning the obvious. it is ridiculous to blame a dead kid for being shot. but that's where some on the right went last week and you know, it is nice to see someone on fox news point that out. >> stephanie: i saw this morning. somebody is doing a zimmerman defense fund. isn't that snow and ice? isn't that nice? >> is there a trial. >> he hasn't been arrested. >> what's the defense? >> tamara holder, fox news contributor on hannity. >> i also think that wearing hoodies on the floor of congress is stupid. i think the blacks are almost making this more of a racial issue than it should be. >> stephanie: there goes the blacks again. >> making an issue like those
black people do. >> the blacks. fox is maybe planning a new show, the blacks, the gays, the jews. we don't talk like that. that's the whole reason why fox should stay ten miles away from the story. all it does is unleash really -- >> moronic comments. >> and let's just take two steps back and the whole right wing media. this parade of white conservative pundits lecturing black america about how they should respond to the killing of trayvon martin. you don't know anything about this really. and just stay away from the lecturing and stay away from the race baiting and stay away from calling people the blacks. >> stephanie: and culture i believe said we'll see black linked lynch mobs out to get random white people. the other thing is of course is hannity is focused on the black panthers. >> the three of them?
>> stephanie: offering a bounty on zimmerman's head. the black panthers condemned by everyone -- >> the original black panthers. >> right. the 11 morons holding vigils down in florida and the right wing press -- you know, pretends they have influenced or any standing. but yeah the whole thing is just again, they should have just kept their mouths shut or think about your commentary or something. but they couldn't help it. once obama mentioned in a rather innocuous fairly eloquent statement that any time he talks about anything and certainly any time he talks about race, they just go bonkers and they can't help themselves. >> stephanie: eric boehlert from media matters, we continue right wing world after this on "the stephanie miller show". >> announcer: join the party.
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all the time. >> stephanie: aw well, thank you. hi mary. >> caller: she told me you were going to be on current so i'm really enjoying your show. >> stephanie: thank you, mary. you can't get us on the radio anywhere because rush needs too many stations. thank you current. eric in boehlert. eric boehlert -- rejoins us. [ laughter ] to finish up. >> caller eric from boehlert. >> stephanie: how are things in boehlert land? brent on hannity. >> radical left has already acted as judge, jury and executioner in this. this is another twana moment. al sharpton never apologized for that. every single person who hung this person without knowing the facts has got the responsibility -- >> what about nbc news? >> nbc news, they are -- despicable in this. >> stephanie: they're really
the culprit here. what? >> trayvon shot himself in the chest apparently. >> executions and hanging people. i mean no one is trying to convict george zimmerman. the whole case comes back to why hasn't he been arrested. that's all we've said from the beginning. the hysteria on the right talking about all of these democratic politicians have asserted themselves in the story. they haven't. the democratic party hasn't done much of anything on this. activists are being active. the mainstream media is reporting it and the facts are coming out. they're not the facts that boseel likes so he goes into hysteria mode. it is a liberal media conspiracy. >> stephanie: liz on fox news on the trayvon martin. >> really, the media has reached a lot of conclusions with no facts. watching the coverage this past week has been like watching sausage made. the old line about you never want to eat it if you did see
it. we watch the covering of a story unfold. it was really ugly to watch. why do you get -- involve your black reporters and anchors into -- into this kind of -- where it can only hurt their cents. >> stephanie: wow. now the black anchors shouldn't be allowed to report the story. i see. because of their natural bias. >> catholic reporters from rome. jewish reporters from israel. what is this? this is just sort of gross stereotypes. so now -- you know, it used to be well, if you vote democratic, you can't be neutral in covering the news and now if it is you're born into an ethnicity, you can't cover the news or born into a race? again, fox just should have stopped talking about this, all of it, ten days ago. every time anyone opens their mouth on that channel, it is a disaster. >> stephanie: betsy is new on fox and friends on the president. >> this president has
consistently proposed putting algae and seaweed in our gas tanks. i call him the pond scum president. he's poured billions of dollars into solyndra, companies that went belly up. that's a real misuse of taxpayer dollars. these clean energy sources have not proven to be economically viable. >> of course nothing does immediately. nuclear energy is not economically viable. it is a boondoggle and dangerous. >> stephanie: it was just an opportunity to call him the pond scum president. >> don't you love how they can't even pretend to have a semi serious debate about energy policy. it is all based around this -- that someone -- this insult that someone scribbled down on paper? >> stephanie: even darrell issa has given up on the solyndra scandal. eric, would you like to take a call from billy in texas who says media matters lies about fox news? >> sure. >> stephanie: he's a man man.
hang on a second. >> you hang up on me. eric, you're there, right? >> no. >> stephanie: damn it. try to get him back. i don't know how to operate this with the hold button. let me take billy in texas. rebecca, get eric back in billy my right wing love muffin. >> caller: eric is full of crap. >> stephanie: oh please. >> caller: he's totally full of crap. >> stephanie: how so? >> caller: hijacked this trayvon martin. >> stephanie: he has hijacked it by commenting on how the right wing has handled it? >> caller: all of the race baiters on your side of the aisle -- and you talk about -- >> stephanie: by reporting the facts, that's exploiting it? >> caller: i got a fact for you. >> stephanie: oh. >> caller: one of the leaders of the new black party movement put a bounty on zimmerman's head. >> stephanie: i know.
>> soundly -- >> stephanie: repudiated by anybody. >> caller: that's ridiculous. that's how they do it. the guy did it. >> very, very fringe group billy. everyone has repudiated it. >> nobody takes it seriously. >> stephanie: i'm going to go out on a limb and say you're a sean hannity fan. >> caller: i'm a sean hannity fan? >> yes. >> caller: i'm a stephanie miller fan too. >> stephanie: sean happen sit an -- sean hannity is a stephanie miller fan too. >> caller: three-hour program on saturday that they reair on sunday on the radio. they don't take phone calls. it is a three-hour dissertation on left wing. >> that is their right to do that. >> caller: i totally agree. >> why are you complaining about it? >> stephanie: that's why i balance things out by having your right wing ass on. >> caller: then don't turn around and whine about fox news
being the tacit head of the republican party. >> stephanie: they are. >> caller: you have colmes on fox. bob beckel. >> one out of the five conservatives on that show. you really think that's a fair fight? is that fair and balanced, billy? >> caller: it is totally fair. >> that is not fair. one progressive against four conservatives. >> stephanie: billy, you're so precious. eric used the phrase obama derangement syndrome. so, there is help for billy and others. >> numbers have a liberal bias. >> stephanie: there is help for you. there is help for you. >> skeeter is unable to distinguish wild fantasy from reality. there is no cure but there is hope. for less than the price of two decaf triple lattes, you can sponsor someone with obama derangement syndrome. with your help, skeeter and
thousands like him can receive the equivalent of an eighth grade education learning basic civics, science and hygiene. we might not be able to cure him. but we might prevent skeeter from running for a second congressional term. >> obama is in cahoots with barbara stria's ant and al gore who has a big house. a half-baked thought is a terrible thing to waste. [ applause ] >> stephanie: that's the first time we played this since we've been on al gore's network who has a great big house. >> he would have had a bigger house if it weren't for the supreme court. >> stephanie: all right. 58 minutes after the hour. right back on "the stephanie miller show."
clinton was talking about his own prolonged 92 primary and how the attacks that he had to weather which were with more personal attacks compared to mitt romney's attack which seemed to be on his wavering politics. >> the problem that governor romney has is his character attack was -- you don't really know what he believes. he did this.
he says that. and the poor man who got in trouble for the etch-a-sketch mark, it is like saying there is nothing more damaging in politics than telling the truth. i mean the truth is that's what he's got to do. clinton talked about his wife's possibility of running for president again in 2016. and he says that if she wanted to do it, he would be happy for her. he would also be happy for her if she decided to retire for politics and help him run his foundation. rick santorum says even if he loses to wisconsin tomorrow, he's going to stay in the race, at least until pennsylvania on april 24th. that's when his home state primary is. right now, polls aren't looking good for santorum in wisconsin. right now, he is down by -- excuse me in four different statewide polls. 5 to 10 points between them. stay tuned. we have more stephanie miller coming up. current.com/stephanie miller to join us in chat. we'll be right back!
does that. we're keeping it real. >> announcer: ladies and gentlemen, it's "the stephanie miller show." ♪ i'm walkin' on sunshine ♪ ♪ i'm walkin' on sunshine ♪ ♪ and its's time to feel good ♪ >> stephanie: it is "the stephanie miller show." happy monday. 6 minutes after the hour. 1-800-steph-12. we love you, albuquerque. [ applause ] we had a fabulous sold-out sexy liberal show in albuquerque on saturday night. cashson in chicago, you have madison tickets for april 14th? >> caller: i'm bringing my mom and my aunt and my cousin.
we're meeting. [screaming] >> caller: i'm originally from madison. >> stephanie: awesome. >> caller: i'm trying to keep my golden retriever puppy from hearing us talk because when he hears you, he gets all handsome and romantic. >> stephanie: what's his name? >> caller: finnegan. you're not as handsome and romantic as max and fred. i think i busted -- i don't think i have busted that voice out. you can go under steph's dogs. cashson hanson a remonthic. that's been sold out for months. that will be a party. >> caller: i'm so excited. i wanted to share with you my favorite april fools joke. >> stephanie: okay. >> caller: a friend of mine, huge progressive family. the parents my friends. and neighbors who are some of their best friends. so, the parents were in town and my friends all went out to
dinner and while they were out to dinner, their neighbor across the street call and left a message on their answering machine saying hi, this is so and so calling on behalf of the rick santorum campaign. just wanted to thank you for your very, very generous donation. and they came home and played it. and his mother went ballistic and he figured out it was his friend and he called him and he said yeah, thanks, i'm out of the will now. >> stephanie: you got pranked. bottoms up. you contributed to the santorum surge. [ applause ] >> stephanie: yes, chris. >> on current tv you said you were going to talk to someone who never misspeaks, jackie schechner. she misspoke during the last segment. you jinxed her. >> stephanie: anyone that touches me. sorry, jackie. >> oops. >> stephanie: everything i touch just -- [wa had-wa] >> by the way, i want to thank the fine americans at media -- looky here.
i was reading aside from the young turks stunning success i love cenk. the network is seeing huge results -- >> huge. >> stephanie: from the brand new bill press stephanie miller morning block and the war room. thank you media. i'm told we tripled the ratings in our first week. thank you, current tv viewers. now, they'll go up even higher. you know why? because i'm going to take my shirt off. >> why? >> stephanie: hmm? because i -- >> you have nothing to show. >> stephanie: i threw my back out doing comedy. i want to show how i'm too old to be on the road. there it is. ♪ >> stephanie: that's my pen guy patch on my -- that's my bengay patch on my back. >> you're not going to ask us to change it? >> stephanie: change my bath water.
that's your future, my friend. >> oh, no. >> stephanie: changing mama's bath water after the little accident. where is my larry craig? rick in canada says steph when i hear you using bengay, i get a flashback to one of your favorite politicians. >> let me be clear i am not gay. i've never been gay. i've used bengay but i've never been gay. [ applause ] >> stephanie: he moved the bandage when he was feeling my ass like he does every morning. >> rooting around. >> where do you need it moved to? >> stephanie: all right. so, darryl in maryland writes stephanie, santorum's racial gaffes makes me think he says can't you see this man is -- yes, santorum you decide what he meant to say. with >> we know candidate barack
obama what he was like. the antiwar government-nig -- america was a source for division around the world. >> whoa, that gets clearer every time i hear it. >> it sticks more and more out like a really sore, racist thumb. >> stephanie: yeah. that was like when -- who was it? dig army called barney frank barney fag. you're crazy if you think because, oh, is he gay? i misspoke! >> coming from a man named dick army. >> stephanie: his original name was -- that is an army of dick. his little tea party grassroots organization. >> coast guard. >> stephanie: excuse me? >> never mind. >> stephanie: okay. that will be enough of that. >> stephanie: my favorite,
here's some real humor from our friend andy bar wit. entire presidential race was a prank. april fools. took the political world by storm. the political party revealed the race has been an elaborate prank explain romney. at a press conference where they were joined by fellow merrymakers. mr. santorum says a lot of americans are suffering and need a good l.a. i think my colleagues and i can be justifily proud of the entertainment we provided even if it meant these ridiculous sweater vests. cain said i never figured out -- i kept saying 9-9-9 every four seconds which was bull [ bleep ] everything out of michelle's mouth sounded like she was a mental patient. true that, michelle said. bachmann worried every time i screwed up. the american people seemed to
accept the idea the governor of texas could be a blithering idiot. >> stephanie: we've been there, done that. speaking of which, so you don't have to tune away from us tomorrow for "the today show" when sarah palin abc has -- nbc has hired sara palin to cohost "the today show" tomorrow. nbc said palin will reveal a different side of her than you've ever seen before. >> the smart side? >> stephanie: something coherent? is there going to be closed captioning? seriously. >> competitive steering thing but one in five jobs being created in the trade sector today. we've got to look at that as more opportunity. all of those things under the umbrella of job creation. this bailout is a part of that. >> stephanie: all right. that wasn't the best word file but we'll find more. >> what do you mean we,
kimosabi? >> i mean him. >> stephanie: who said for anyone who still thought legal conservatives are dedicated to judicial restraint the oral arguments before the supreme court on the healthcare case should put that idea to rest. there has been no less restrained in signaling its willingness by a law made by congress. this should not be surprising. republican administration since the 1980s handpick each of the justices to reshape or strike down law that fails to reflect conservative ideology. who said that? >> martin landau. >> stephanie: somebody in the "l.a. times." opinion section. it is really good. it was called the robert courts defines itself -- will its ruling -- >> if it is not signed then it is the entire editorial board. >> stephanie: there you go. when scalia and kennedy were selected by the reagan administration, the goal was to choose judges who would be eager
to undo legal precedence by the time john roberts and samuel were selected in the second bush administration, judicial restraint was no longer an aim among conservatives. they were chosen because their professional records show they would advance the political ideology that promotes market freedoms with less regard to the general welfare. >> barbara bayne. >> from mission impossible? >> "l.a. times" editorial. >> i'll go through the entire cast. >> stephanie: i'll give you another one. who said -- justice scalia is willing to delve into politics seems alien to his moderate colleagues on the question of what would happen if the mandate was struck down, scalia struck into a vote count. you can't repeal the rest of the act because you're going to have to get 60 volts in the stat to reveal the rest. i would stay out of congress. that's for -- i would stay out of politics. that's for congress, not us. who said that? >> the "l.a. times."
>> what did he play? >> allen carter, third in command. >> stephanie: fine. >> great thanks. >> stephanie: i'm not going toes -- if they can negate congress's policies on policies, the court's legitimacy and the millions of americans will pay a heavy price. chief justice robert said the opportunity to avoid this disastrous outcome with a ruling to mandate the law. a strict court will be declaring itself virtually unfettered by the law if that happens along party lines with five justices supporting the challenge led by 26 governors, the court will mark itself as driven by politics. the robert cord. it is over. move on! get the quote! >> move on to the cast of lost in space. >> i probably have that memorized. >> stephanie: okay. david in minneapolis. hi dave, welcome.
>> caller: hey, mama i'm offended by all of this running to zimmerman's defense. plain and simply, a kid died, a child died. why aren't we focused on why a child died rather than running to the defense of the man who did it? >> stephanie: exactly. he hasn't been arrested and charged. there a zimmerman defense fund? >> caller: to me that screams -- they're overreacting because they know full well that this guy doesn't have a leg to stand on. and still the family of trayvon is grieving and they're grieving on a national, global level. everyone is watching this as this family grieves and mourns the loss of a child for what i believe to be totally the wrong reasons. with that, when a kid dies, so goes hope and belief in the future. so goes so much for parents. and yet we can't focus on that. we gotta defend this guy
this -- who beat up on other people including his girlfriend and wife. >> stephanie: by the way, in the smearing of a dead kid and trying to selectively look through his tweets, one thing he retweeted twice is his biggest fear is losing his mom. how heartbreaking for his mother. anyway, jesse jackson this weekend. >> will use sanctions will use boycotts, will use civil disobedience will use every weapon in a nonviolent -- >> stephanie: thank you, sean hannity. he said they're calling for a bounty on his head. >> weapon arsenal. did you hear it? >> stephanie: okay. 18 minutes after the hour. kids, big commerce a brand new sponsor here. we love him. i don't leave my house the interwebs, that's where i buy everything is where i order everything and it comes to my door. it is like magic.
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♪ ♪ makes me work a little bit harder ♪ ♪ makes me that much wiser ♪ ♪ thanks for making me a fighter ♪ ♪ made me learn a little bit faster ♪ ♪ makes me that much smarter thanks for making me a fighter ♪ >> stephanie: it is "the stephanie miller show." welcome to it. 24 minutes after the hour. 1-800-steph-12 toll free from anywhere. liz in tennessee. welcome. >> caller: hi, there. >> stephanie: hi. >> caller: let's see.
i know i've gotta say this quickly because it is a lot but why would one of the major lobbying companies or lobbying firms for the most wealthy multinational corporations be pushing these stand your ground laws? what do they have to gain? because all of the people who love this law all of the people who you know, would buy guns for the nra and stuff, all of those people are already politically in the bag. this is for something bigger and what is that? i have a feeling that this is -- since you completely take away equal protection for the person who gets killed by these laws, that the challenge that will eventually make its way to the supreme court will invite a conservative court to allow states to nullify constitutional rights which opens the door, this is the tenth amendment thing, opens the door to states selectively saying we don't need no equal protection or we with don't need no thought process. >> stephanie: we don't need no thought control. >> let's bring back slavery
while we're at it. >> stephanie: this is what's scary. when you watch scalia doing lunts talk points, it is -- you cannot the city -- sit home in 2012. >> they were urging the protection of the killer. >> they have a history of never hitting pause after tragedies. >> stephanie: the group spent the one-month anniversary of trayvon's death passing kill at will bill. it is a vital defense legislation they say. >> the nra did fund-raising after columbine and after gaby giffords and fund-raising after this. they will despicable, deplorable people. >> stephanie: have you at long last no decency, no. by the way -- we mentioned this. this just in. it is not george zimmerman
screaming for help on the 911 tape. audio experts tell the "orlando sentinel." who was the aggressor? they allege that martin was screaming for help. >> the guy with the gun was screaming for help. come on. >> stephanie: trayvon martin's mother is certain it was her son heard on the 911 call made moments before he was shot. a forensic consultant for the -- used voice identification software to rule out zimmerman. he said you can say with reasonable scientific certainty it is not zimmerman. >> it is like a fingerprint. this is the problem with sending out your relatives. >> to change the story. >> during one interview. >> exactly. >> well, he changes his story after new allegations come out every single time. his story changes. >> stephanie: right wing -- alan west, that guy from florida
-- >> the honorable asap alan west -- >> stephanie: pardon me. remember representative bobby rush kicked off the house for putting a hoodie on to speak out against the trayvon martin killing? alan west said that alan west -- the congressman with the hoodie was a security threat. that's why -- [ applause ] >> wow. he said his stunt caused security concern because people were unable to recognize him. there could have been a second tragedy. >> they could have shot him because he was there with a hoodie. >> stephanie: it is incredibly improbable they were able to recognize rush considering he entered the house with a suit and tie and was recognized by the chairman to speak on the floor. >> he was recognized, formally recognized. >> stephanie: i see. so he could have been shot for his stunt according to alan west? >> if geraldo was in charge of security. >> stephanie: rush said he pulled -- he did the hoodty thing to protest racial
profiling because his own son was shot and killed in chicago and i thought it was a very powerful statement on the house floor. security threat. okay. [ applause ] >> stephanie: mittens on the campaign trail yesterday. >> the president says he wants to transform america. i don't want to transform america. i want to restore america to the principles that made us the hope of the earth and together, we're going to do that on tuesday and every day thereafter until we get back the white house. >> stephanie: we're going back to 1952, ladies and gentlemen. i don't want to move forward. vote republican. 29 minutes after the hour. right back on "the stephanie miller show." is on the new news network. >>welcome to the war room. >>jennifer granholm joins current tv. a former two-term governor.
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>> announcer: oh, my god, that's stephanie miller. >> it is like meeting mickey mouse and walt disney at the same time. >> stephanie: go to go to meeting. you can try it free for 30 minutes at go to meeting and type in the promo code stephanie. uh-oh. we've been speaking about dumb laws. this is surprising. illinois lawmakers pushed to outlaw sex with corpses. apparently that was not previously illegal. >> is that a problem in illinois? >> stephanie: i don't know. the illinois house voted to outlaw sex with corpses and make it illegal to move a corpse. you're not allowed to move a
body. >> there goes my weekend. [ applause ] >> stephanie: bad news for gary bauer. hey, we don't know. creepy ex-candidate looks like peter lurie. >> stephanie miller show has no-no information as to whether he's had sex with dead people. >> we don't know if he's had sex with live people. >> he has a difficult relationship with pancakes. >> stephanie: it is not an easy relationship with mitt romney. hi david. hi, david in minnesota my right wing love muffin. hi david. >> caller: how you doing? >> stephanie: good, go ahead. >> caller: i was wondering why all of your stations, the current station here, you're pretty much a bunch of liberals. >> stephanie: you're paying attention. >> caller: i'm regarding back to
the shooting, you know. why are you -- why are you trying this on the air? let the courts decide it? >> because he hasn't been charged with anything! >> stephanie: because there's no court. >> let the law charge him. >> stephanie: that's the problem! >> that's what we're asking for. >> stephanie: it is a bad law protecting someone who committed murder. >> caller: you haven't read the law. >> well, then. >> caller: it is written right in there. he even said that. the law will not protect him. so, get off of it. >> stephanie: oh okay. >> we're asking for zimmerman to be arrested so he can go to trial! >> stephanie: david is our new program director. get off that. >> let the law take care of itself. >> the law is not taking care of it. that's why we're raising our voices. >> stephanie: david can get a job at news busters because he's a liberal buster at current. >> news busters keeps missing the liberal bias in liberal talk
radio. >> dag-nabit. >> thanks, columbo! mittens on the poll. >> what a fake leader in our -- what a leader in our party. how brilliant. and i very much appreciate his support and endorsement. >> that's what makes him brilliant. what he would have endorsed santorum? >> then he's somewhat less than brilliant. >> stephanie: newt gingrich, captain delusional, if i'm the nominee -- >> bless his heart. i want to give him a belly run. >> stephanie: roll over. you're so cute. >> i will divorce you on your deathbed. >> stephanie: he told a crowd in wisconsin -- newt, newt newt newt. i'm convinced he said if mitt
romney does not have the delegates, we end up having a situation where we have an open convention and i end up being the nominee. right! i know that mitt would then support me. rick santorum would clearly be behind him. he would lend his entire surge. pink balls. there was a pink ball incident. he told a little boy not to pick a pink bowling ball. >> hmm. >> santorum had a pink ball incident? >> stephanie: yes, yes. >> it wasn't pink for long. >> what? [ buzzer ] >> this election has to be about big things about limited governor, the unlimited potential of the american people. >> and pink balls. >> it has to be about whether we're going to build a society. >> stephanie: that's a slogan. rick santorum, no pink balls. no pink balls ever!
>> i am not one of your fans! >> ever! >> stephanie: no pink balls ever! it is pretty much his whole platform. it sums up everything. >> it could become a catchphrase. it did for mommy dearest. >> what about blue ones? are they okay? >> probably not. because that means something went awry. >> stephanie: what? >> one of the campaigns for president, a week or so ago suggested that it would take an act of god for rick santorum to win the republican nomination for president. i don't know about you but i believe in act of gods. [ buzzer ] >> he believes the plural of act of gods is act of gods. i think he might be a hindu. >> he's so prone to doing that. >> stephanie: bless all their little hearts. hi, richard in texas.
>> caller: i was just going to mention you all are talking about the christian right and all of that. the republican party. >> stephanie: mm-hmm. >> caller: i would be curious since the year 2000, why is it the republican elephant has upside down stars because that's a satanic symbol. >> stephanie: because they believe in many gods apparently. >> act of gods. >> one act. many gods. >> stephanie: that is dark sided. >> dark sided! >> that's dork sided. >> stephanie: use that, too. who wears a sweater vest? david in seattle. >> caller: hey, steph. love the current show and i did call -- the market share. i love you guys have got that opportunity. >> stephanie: i don't know what that means. >> caller: just that your crowd is going to be going to comcast if they don't pick up on your show. >> get it. call your table provider. [woman screaming]
>> stephanie: hysterically demand current. a. >> caller: we have a strange time with the nra lobby and the push in public schools. i have one word for that, wolf dash tag.com. we need to have the same motto. these are scary times. they're cutting social programs and pushing dim innuism. unless you're a blass cyst, they won't care about you. >> stephanie: i love that word. the word of the day. blast cyst. >> you look at their budget, the republicans, the house of representatives just passed, it is no exaggeration. they would gut things that we've always believed were at the core of making america great. >> stephanie: cha. can i speak for many of us when i say cha. >> cha. >> stephanie: thank you. republicans are going crazy about. u.s. will have the highest statutory corporate tax rate in
the world following a scheduled cut in japan's corporate tax. while the u.s. has a high statutory corporate rate, u.s. corporations actually play incredibly low taxes due to loopholes, credits, deductions in the tax code and the use of overseas tax havens. mitt. >> ignore the loopholes. >> taxes for liberal bias. >> stephanie: fell to a 40-year low of 12.1% in fiscal 2011. >> shh. >> stephanie: warren buffett has said it a myth that u.s. corporate taxes are high. they're not strangling american competitiveness. >> he owns a few companies. he would know. >> stephanie: who is this? i think progress points out. it is theoretically possible to lower the tax rate while raising revenue by closing loopholes and cracking down on tax havens. republicans have no interest in doing that. it is the same play over and over. the president on the budget
again. >> today, the wealth mearns americans are paying at one of lowest rates. warren buffett is paying a lower rate than his secretary. over the last 30 years, the tax rates for middle class families have barely budged. that's not fair. >> stephanie: tony in atlanta. you're on "the stephanie miller show." hi tony. >> caller: how are you doing? >> stephanie: good. go ahead. [ indiscernible ] >> stephanie: all right, you need to call back when you're not in the clown's mouth at jack-in-the-box. >> he was making a great point i wish his phone was better. >> stephanie: audrey? >> caller: hi, stephanie. i love your show and i am a recovering republican from pittsburgh. >> no way! >> caller: yes! i'm a current addict now.
>> stephanie: awesome. i hope this is anecdotal evidence, good friends of mine said they're not getting anything done because they keep watching. >> caller: i'm not even a morning person. >> stephanie: these are people who don't even like me and spend too much time with me in person. anyway, thank you. >> caller: stephanie, i want to make one comment about something. it is like a subchapter of this trayvon martin thing. that has been bugging me for quite awhile. and to verbalize it, i have noticed, i don't know whether it is since 2001, whether it is from the stupid police cop shows, the militarizing of our police forces. i mean they are all s.w.a.t. geared up. how they handle people, tasing them, i wish there was more exposure on the aggressiveness of police forces nowadays. >> stephanie: well and alternatively, i wish they had actually done police work in the zimmerman case. >> even the minimal amount of
police work would be fine. >> stephanie: barbara in georgia? >> caller: hi, stephanie. i want to tell you i found your show this morning for the first time. i will be listening to you and the press heretofore. i didn't know this type of show was on television. i really didn't. i only hear the ignorant people except for the nbc station. >> stephanie: whole new concept. barbara, thanks. spread the word down there in georgia. >> caller: okay. >> yeah. >> caller: that normally doesn't end well for me when they say i found your show this morning. it is really puzzling. bewilderment is the general reaction. then we grow on you like a mold in your bathtub. all right. 45 minutes. >> or a mold on your strawberries. >> stephanie: would anyone like moldy strawberries? 45 minutes after the hour. right back with the remaining moments of "the stephanie miller show." >> wow, i don't believe it. this is too good to be real.
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steven from california. you're on "the stephanie miller show." >> caller: trayvon martin was insufficiently armed. if you listen to the talking points on this everyone wants him to have been someone that would have been standing his own ground. from his perspective, he's walking through the neighborhood, there is a creeper in an suv following him. what's he going to do? training classes for self-defense say don't be a victim. >> stephanie: well but the other -- there should have been more guns. >> shoot-out at the okay corral. >> stephanie: there should be more guns. everyone should have had a gun. >> shooting at a school, make sure all of the students are armed so when the cops arrive, this dino who to kill. -- they don't know who to kill. >> stephanie: the coroner said there were no bruises of any kind on trayvon's body, no indication he had been punching
or been punched or anything like that. >> we do know he was shot by a guy with a gun and we with know who that is. >> stephanie: okay. wow, it is time for the right wing -- representative joe walsh who i think is both a [ bleep ] and a [ bleep ] stick. he's just the nastiest little piece of work that the tea baggers have brought. >> not ringo's brother. >> not him. >> stephanie: republican of illinois. so, you know, duckworth war hero is running against him. yesterday, he downplayed his opponent tammy duckworth's military service. duckworth served in iraq and lost both legs and part of her arm in iraq. walsh's response eh. he says i have so much respect for what she did and the fact she sacrificed her body for this country simultaneously lowering his voice before he paused for dramatic effect, eh, now let's move on.
what else has she done? female wounded veteran eh, he said. >> for one, she's kept her financial house in order unlike mr. walsh who still owes hundreds of thousands of dollars in child support payments. >> stephanie: he since tried to walk back his statement. i often catch myself when i'm talking. i meant something other than how it came out. i'm sure rick santorum meant something else too. >> we know the candidate barack obama what he was like. the antiwar government nig -- america was a source for division around the world. >> that just gets worse every time i hear it. >> huh? >> stephanie: there is a scooby doo moment for you. >> stephanie: president obama said change is the healthcare reform that we passed. first public comment since the supreme court argument started in the u.s., no one will go broke before they get sick. already two and a half million young people have health
insurance. they want to go back to the day when insurance companies can do whatever they want to do. their philosophy is simple if you're out of work and you can't find a job tough. you don't have healthcare, you're on your own. you're already sick, you're going to die. [ applause ] >> that's what republicans want. >> stephanie: michele bachmann people choose not to have health insurance not because they can't afford it. >> 40 million people choose not to have health insurance. >> i didn't realize there were that many christian scientists. >> stephanie: apparently there are. oh, hey, donald trump has a new perfume. i'm sure that is going to be huge! naming it is -- >> it has a huge smell. you can smell it from around the block. it is huge. you can smell it from vegas. >> stephanie: it is called success by trump. >> oh, god. it is called bankruptcy. >> stephanie: he said -- he's showing off his sutor will side with his new -- his subtler side with his new fragrance.
>> look at this. i'm hugely subtle. look how subtle i am. >> stephanie: it is different from my normal packaging. very elegant modern and successful look. it is made by the same company that makes kim kardashian's so you know it is classy! >> classy with a k that's kim kardashian. >> there you go. >> see what i did there? >> stephanie: his douchey sons might be investigated for that controversial hunting trip. to find out if they -- that was -- you know, what's the word? legal. actually legal. all right. >> sentenced to hunting tigers with a pea shooter. >> stephanie: maybe lashes with a dead elephant tail. i'm an animal lover and i'm getting emotional now. >> do you need a belly run? >> stephanie: we all need belly rubs.
here is news. universal wants to do a secret called triplets. arnold schwarzenegger and danny devito find a sibling played by eddie murphy. >> i thought they would put them all into one -- do it digitally. >> stephanie: is that the one that's it is not a tumor? no that's kindergarten cop. >> stephanie: i broke my finger. it is not a tumor. christopher walken says if he wins the lottery, he would buy a yacht. he was on the boat with natalee. that needed a little bit more time and a little bit more cowbell. >> i would buy a cowbell. >> stephanie: just saying. finally, let's see here.
jerry lee lewis marries underage ex-wife's brother. they should shift their focus from the gays who got married for the seventh time. he married his 13-year-old cousin. his most recent marriage, the ex-wife of rusty brown. the minor cousin once removed who lewis married in 1957. >> wow, just gross. lewis' current wife used to be married to his ex-wife's cousin's brother. but gays are icky. that's the moral of the story. all right. that's it for us. charlie pierce, our tuesday pal tomorrow. and you know, it is a regular raucous tuesday show. >> there are other people, too. we'll let you know. >> stephanie: sure. we'll see you tomorrow on "the stephanie miller show."