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♪ [ theme music ] ♪ hello current tv fans. let me say one thing about this weekend, i should not have gone drinking with kathleen matgan. i'll tell that story when we come back. after someone shaves my tongue. >> oh, did she bring the brown liquor? >> that and cigarettes to wake you up. >> i had a conversation with my
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89-year-old republican mom. we have the pundit and rob reiner right in studio. that's the plus of having move i have star fans. i'm like when can you come in? so as it turns in he'll be in in just a bit. okay. and in the meantime we have current tv news update with jacki schechner. >> it continues this morning with the 134th annual easter egg roll at the white. the president and the first lady with host about $35,000 people. the theme this year is let's go let's play let's move which is in keeping with the spirit of the first lady's keep moving
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campaign. they offer wooden eggs every year since 19d 81 when president and mrs. reagan hosted a hunt for egg. this year's collection features the stamped autograph of the president and first lady. you can buy them on line and get a special bo the first dog egg when you buy the whole set. the obama campaign will focus on the buffet rule. today a conference call will highlight the obama strategy to emphasize the participate's support and mitt romney's opposition to this rule. join us online and chat go to
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current.com/stephanie miller. we will be right back after this break.
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♪ >> announcer: ladies and gentlemen, it's the "stephanie miller show"! ♪ i'm walking on sunshine woe ho ♪ ♪ i'm walking on sunshine woe ho ♪ ♪ it's time to feel good ♪ >> it is the stephanie miller. welcome to it. 6 minutes after the hour 1-800-steph-1-2. yeah, i want to say one thing about this weekend, is that is i should not have gone drinking with kathleen madigan.
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that is way more than a two-drink minimum show. >> well come on drink. >> tum beller. i'm sure we would have been the kids that were separated in school. i don't think my liver rose from the dead yesterday at easter. >> huh oh. >> no. >> oh, resurrection jokes. >> whee! and then yesterday -- can i have love music please? i had a conversation with my 89-year-old republican and i was afraid to call her. because she didn't know what i did for a living until this tv show. i called and she said stephanie
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i just want to say, you rock. [ laughter ] [ applause ] >> she used the term you rock? >> i love my mommy. >> did she learn from you. >> you know my mom's technology. she still has the guy's woes on her home answering machine -- >> and she still has an answering machine instead of voicemail. >> yes. and then she never leaves the message on my machine, because the beep makes her nervous. i can tell it's her, because you can her hear oh oh dear. [ dial tone ] >> she literally got dvr service. she said i want you to know i really thought about a long time
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about whether it was worth of $11.65, but i decided it was. >> oh. >> i'm worth $11.65 sense to my mom. who now has dvr service in her home. >> if she can figure out to use it. >> she'll be on the phone, i paid $11.65 for this because i need to see my daughter. >> if you had tivo you with consolidate into one remote. >> how do you do that? >> it's ridiculous easy. >> welcome to tech talk everyone. >> yeah, tivo is a far better service. >> speaking of the beat on the road, i don't know how kathleen madigan and lewis black survive because i only do it once a month and i'm barely surviving it. we have a big announcement the
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big sexy liberal show madison has been sold out for i ons. we have the cure for what makes you sick. stephanie miller and her sexy liberal crew join hal sparks john, and talk radio goddess stephanie miller. as they help columbus rediscover his funny bone. tickets are available at the box over this is truly the show that will put the oh ah back in ohio, that's the stephanie
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miller sexy liberal show coming to the capitol theater on august 18th, buckeye state you are going to love our nuts. >> you are going to love my nuts. [ applause ] >> just like the early days of the show. >> that's why we're doing columbus, we just god a new station there. because when we started it was good morning columbus. >> steph can you announce the piggly wiggly, and we did. >> we did. >> it's dick from dayton. >> and luigi. >> that's when jim was our phone screener. >> well, we had three guys calling in. >> yeah, and the spicy meat ball
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music. this is the only ohio date so dayton, cleveland, cincinnati, come on y'all. >> even people from toledo. >> it's only 900 seats, so it will probably be sold out soon. and who knows what is going to be going on by then. [ laughter ] >> we have a lingering sanatorium problem. >> yeah, we do. little bit. >> it's that time of year and you can't seem to rid yourself of -- santorum santorum santorum. gosh, if i can only get rid of this lingering santorum. >> that's why there's froth-a-nol. santorum will stay away for at least four years and possibly
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for good. in tab liquid and suppository. >> oh. >> oh. >> see what he did there at the end. steve in new jersey is 71 and thinks i am very bright. hello, steve. >> yes, how are you steph? >> i'm good. >> you are the cutest thing on tv. and if i had a daughter i would want you to be my daughter. >> awesome. can i give you my mom's number. >> my wife is originally from charlotte girl? >> no i'm from buffalo, new york. i'm not that crazy about charlotte, i'll be honest with ya. >> yeah, listen -- >> they are still fighting the civil war down there.
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>> the "stephanie miller show" would like to take this moment to apologize to the city of charlotte. >> you are a brilliant girl steph. you say it like it is and it's about time we have liberals on tv. because i can't watch fox i feel like throwing something at the tv. >> you stay with me. i love you. >> i love you, too steph. and i hope the vice president keeps you on the air. >> thank you. he is talking to you al gore. [ applause ] >> that is cute as bug steve. >> i sense that steve is retired. i'm going to call that liberal gal on tv in the baseball cap. he is just cute as a doughnut. >> cute as a doughnut? where do you pull that from? >> i don't know. i am drink. it's kathleen madigan's fault. >> you lived on cigarettes and
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doughnuts. >> all right. one more love one from martin. california. steph, your show is in order of magnitude better than any show on tv. >> wow. >> i'm not sure that is proper grammar, and i don't think magnitude is spelled correctly. but it's the thought that counts. the chemistry between you and your staff is remarkable. >> they hate me. >> no! no! not stephanie! >> yeah, they hate me with the heat of a thousand white hot suns. >> and i am not one of your fans! >> and yet you still pass. even though we disbased you on a daily basis. >> and my pronounce-ation. >> uh-huh. >> all right. lots of news to get to. i got to say, troubling racial news. i think there is a trouble of racial news today.
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it's not just -- i couldn't believe this poll. it shows a big ray shall dive with on the trayvon martin case. this should be troubling to everybody. the gal on the usa poll only 33% of white team said george zimmerman should have been arrested. 51% of black people said he is definitely guilty. compared to only 10% of whites. >> wow. he shot him. >> yeah. >> they know he shot him. >> yeah, after being told to stop following him by a 911 dispatcher. but we have this stuff going -- where it is chris -- in oklahoma? >> yeah. >> two white men accused of a string of shootings in a predominantly black neighborhood. the national review did you
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read -- >> yeah. he got fired. >> we're going to be talking about eric boehlert about that. >> thank got they had the decentsy to fire him. but you literally go what is going on? it's 2012. >> yeah. >> we'll continue. 17 minutes after the hour. there may not be enough coffee in the world this morning. >> huh oh. >> where is your current mug? >> do i get fired for that? >> people have been fired for less. >> let me throw this at you. >> okay. >> 17 minutes after the hour right back on the "stephanie miller show". >> we're still on. [ show playing in background ]
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>> you want another one. >> yeah. >> i got a little sniffle. i don't know what is going on.
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i know this stuff and i love it and i try to bring that to the show.
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>> watch what happens live. yeah very, very funny. oh, god. [ laughter ] >> i can't stay up that late. >> geez. who watches commercials? ♪ >> and i thought sophia's nanny and such was good. >> yeah. >> she has a fake accent. >> yeah. [ show playing in background ]
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>> i went to tivo for a time instead of dvr. and i had to go back to dvr because it was so mattingly. >> mattingly? >> don mattingly. >> yes. that's what it was. >> announcer: stephanie miller. ♪ >> it is the "stephanie miller show." the rude pundit coming up after the bottom of the hour. 1-800-steph-1-2 toll free from anywhere. dave in buffalo, hi dave. >> good morning, momma. >> good morning. >> happy genghis day. >> thank you. i don't know. go ahead. >> the world's largest genghis day parade is here in new york. >> oh should know that. >> the cop that answered the
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phone for zimmerman, told him three times, we don't need you to do that. directly he said meet the answering officer at you mailbox, and then he said wait near your truck. so there were three instances in that 911 call where zimmerman was told to stand down. >> yeah. dave are we just out of touch white people. because could you believe that poll i just read? it seems like me that's sort of common sense. >> well the first question which was if -- if trayvon had been white, i think the -- the question is kind of skewed. they still thing zimmerman would not have been arrested even if the kid was white because of the
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stand your ground law. that's the ambiguous part. >> right. dave i think it's just that common sense thing where you go -- i mean we won't born yesterday. if somebody out here shot a rich white kid that was unarmed. you tell me that the person wouldn't be charged, a black guy particularly. >> i believe you are correct. but the one in oklahoma is the one that is reallying freaking me out. >> yeah. >> that's way over the edge. >> i don't know if you have seen this sanford police report that armed neo-nazis are patrolling the town just in case racial tensions lead to violence. >> yeah. and they cite their reason as
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being the threat by the new black panther party. >> those three guys. >> exactly. >> shut the hell up. >> the police say they have no indication of any activity. but my confidence is not at an all time high with that police department. you see the video, and you go this guy is uninjured, there's no blood -- >> george zimmerman's attorney friday. >> in the court of public opinion it appears that he is just ready for sentencing. >> well, he shot him. >> yeah, he should be charged. >> arrested charged, and put on trial. >> they are just trying to muddy the waters. >> we believe based on the evidence he is all together
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likely not to be charged, but if he is he is likely to be acquitted. >> no one denies that he shot him. >> we only know what we have seen. and that's bad enough. it's enough to go really? there's not even an arrest. here is trayvon martin's attorney. >> he only had a bag of skittles. and then he had a 9 millimeter been. >> yeah. hello? >> stephanie, and crew how are you doing today? >> yes. >> i just want to make a comment to show how stupid i'm in detroit and somebody broke into one of the electionic things on the freeway and changed it to
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say trayvon is an n-word. >> wow. >> that's just disgusting. and that's just disgusting. i just want to make sure the nation heard about it. >> i had heard about that. that's, yeah -- it's fairly vomitous news this morning. felicia good morning. >> hello my sister from another mom. >> that's right. rock on. >> i have never had racism touch me like it's touching me now. i want to tell you what happened to me about three weeks ago. my kids was outside playing, i'm a mom of a 25 year old, a 20 year old and a 5 year old. the baby was playing in the playground, he runs in the house and said mommy, there is a lady out there calling us names.
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thank god my child never heard these names before. i go outside, it's like 20 to 25 little black kids i lie to you not, and this white women with her children is out there calling them little ns, little hood riots. they never should have freed y'all. because you are nothing but little n-slaves. i am 46, and i have never seen it in my face, and the state of this country is doing it -- >> it's like -- maybe because of the disrespect they show to this president. they just think it's okay now. it's open season on saying whatever you want to anybody. is this national review writer we'll talk about that and much more next on the "stephanie miller show." ♪
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>>this is outrageous! [[vo]]cenk uygur calls out the mainstream media. >>the rest of the media seems like, "ho-hum, no big deal." we've have no choice, we've lost our democracy here. just refreshing to hear. no other television show does that. we're keeping it real.
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bs, cutting through the clutter. >>bill press and stephanie miller, current's new morning news block. weekdays six to noon. ♪ >> don't worry, sweety i think i know how to whip up an audience, just short of a frenzy. >> it is the "stephanie miller show." welcome to it. 1-800-steph-1-2 toll free from anywhere. director extraordinary, ron paul in that chair hour number three. meanwhile. ♪ the rude pundit ♪ >> good morning, poppa. >> good morning, stephny. >> i don't know if you have
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heard about the troubling racial new. number broke into a road construction sign in michigan and put trayvon is an n-word. >> that's a charming use of your computer abilities. >> yeah, i know. listening to this poll about the huge racial divide in the trayvon case, it's amazing. we have this racial stuff going on in tulsa, oklahoma. what is going on rude? >> i think it's finally an eruption of the post obama election. and white people who see no future, and scapegoating where they can, and because there is a black man in the white house it's easy to remind them of who to scapegoat.
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>> i haven't been quick to always play the race card but there is a measure of disrespect that we have never seen before. senator grassley just tweeted that he is stupid. >> to be fair people did say, bush -- elected officials did say bush would stupid. >> well, he actually was. >> well yes. that is actually true but, you know, let's -- let's -- we also should be careful not to automatically label things racist. >> when we have seen a governor stick their finger in a president's face like that. >> you are right, the accumulation of insults that people feel free to hurl at this president, it is pretty
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stunning. what other explanation would there be. they also treated clinton -- they treated clinton like crap -- >> he was the first black president -- >> yeah, the first black president -- >> they were getting warmed up in their racism. >> that's right, because he was trailer trash or something, and therefore was easy to isolate him. he is not like us he is one of those hill billies. but tulsa had one of the worst race riots in the 21st century. whites burned down the black office in 1921 and burned it
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down. >> lessons in response to the talk black parents have been withing their kids. after spending a but minutes bemoaning he can't say the n-word which is used freely among blacks and opining on the opinion all black people have toward white people it's an incredibly racist spree -- >> oh, it is. and as bad as you tell people it was, it is worse. the guy looks like william f buckley ingests with estrogen. >> wow! [ laughter ] >> well, anyway. >> but yeah the whole thing is -- it's a conservative online magazine called "puckky's
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magazine," and it is about 20 different points about how he tells his white children to treat black people. >> right. >> like don't help them if they are hurt. >> yeah, essentially stay away from them. avoid concentrations of blacks not known to you personally. stay out of black neighborhoods. it's incredible. >> he links to first of all he links to racist websites. flat-out racist websites, and he also -- he also links to stories that are the most hot button kinds of things. he says something like do not attend events likely to draw a lot of blacks. >> yeah. >> and then he links to a story at the end -- >> yeah, and if blacks aren't there originally and they show up, leave. >> yeah. just leave early. >> yeah. >> i look forward to his next
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article "don't get me started on the jews." >> and i love that you should find yourself an iwsb to be familiar with. an intellectual well educated black. get yourself a black buddy. >> yeah. and it pointed out that tucker carson has a line that if you do cross it -- >> yeah, "the national review." >> this guy has been throwing out racist and homophobic stuff for years. >> yeah. >> i never thought somebody could look like a weak-chinned ts el lot, but he does.
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>> you say what obama was saying the idiot of [ censor bleep ] >> oh dear. >> for years now [ censor bleep ] you are a bunch of hypocritical [ censor bleep ] >> they just need to work out things. [ laughter ] >> it wasn't addressed to the court. it was addressed to conservatives. we heard this all the time in the bush administration. >> oh, yeah. bush himself saying things like that. and nobody jumped on bush at that point, are you threatening judges. >> i love that? right-wing world people calling
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the president a thug. >> yeah he got all up in their . . . faces. >> yeah. >> and was -- yeah and was threatening them. all of a sudden john roberts had to walk to the other side of the street to avoid barack obama. >> and it was an oh, my starts and stripes moment. >> yeah. and there were people in the media that just thought this is just so improper. and it's like no shut up. because we're not willing to say, in fact he wasn't even talking about the judges at that point. he was mocking a right-wing talking point. >> exactly. the supreme court says your naked junk will be searched if you are stopped by police even if it is a mistake.
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the supreme court says the cops can't touch you, but they may ask you to lift your [ censor bleep ] back and see if you have any drugs under there. seriously? >> would you prefer somebody else lift it? >> that's what they have to do in a strip search. >> absolutely. you lift it squat, cough, spread them -- >> this country is getting scarier and scarier to live in. >> the power we have given to the police at this point is really, really frightening. new jersey where this took place, they are mf-ers about parking tickets. because if you get parking tickets in new jersey and don't pay them, they suspend your license. >> oh, dear. >> how many people would it take to lift chris christy's junk? >> exactly. but you have to find it first --
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>> oh, come on now. >> but i have gotten -- i was actually cuffed in new jersey for an unpaid parking ticket -- >> really? >> wow. >> and taken done to the station because my license was suspended. i guess i didn't open that letter. but my license was suspended for an unpaid parking ticket. i was cuffed and in the back of the police car and i said is this misdemeanor or felony? and the cop said he just happened to run my license and said the driver of that car had a suspended license. i was not strip searched sadly, because he was actually a good-looking guy. [ laughter ] >> but when i went before the judge later, even the judge said this is for parking tickets? it's your law! >> yeah justice in america.
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all right. the criminal rude pundit. >> where can you get your book? >> you can go to my website. yeah, we're still trying to sell enough copies to where the -- the jerk that or books will finally publish between 12th edition of the ruud pundits alman knack. >> that was really a bold move calling your publisher an idiot. >> yeah. >> thank you rude pundit. wow a record number of nauzsy references. >> god what did you have for
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♪ ♪ somebody told me -- ♪ >> announcer: stephanie miller -- ♪ -- i got potential ♪ >> it is the stephanie miller. eric boehlert of media matters is coming up. and eric boehlert coming up at the stop of the hour. >> who is eric boehlert? >> who can say. this hour brought to you by go to meeting. my listeners can call go to meeting free for 30 days.
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go to the website and type in the word stephanie. let's go to dan in virginia. >> hi, guys -- the thing i don't get about the polls, why didn't they just do a poll -- to me the poll is racial. why ask a poll about if you are white or black? >> uh-huh. >> why wasn't there a poll question that just said do you think jimmerman was guilty? nine times out of ten you would have asked that question. but to me -- if you are zimmerman you have want it to become a racial issue. >> yeah there was a usa pal develop poll showing that there was a big racial drive on the opinion. but that is certainly the case. >> when obama was running. it was like every other week
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they kept coming out saying do you think you can elect a black man? >> that's true, and there were a lot of that conventional wisdom i heard -- even rendel said, oh white people aren't going to vote for him in pennsylvania. >> a self fullfying prophesy. you are white. you are not going to vote for a black man, are you. >> oh, you silly is liberal woman this country is never going to elect a black man. well this it will liberal white girl says -- ♪ na na na na na na ♪ >> all of us at the inauguration was like we are really in a post racial america, and apparently not. thank god this guy has been
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fired. >> uh-huh. >> at least this particular column did not appear in national review at all. so that's good on them. >> it will be in bad taste. [ laughter ] >> he had lessons for his children avoid con venn accusations of blacks, if planning a date to the beach or amusement park find out if there is likely to be a concentration of blacks that day. if you are at an end where the number of blacks swells leave as quickly as possible. >> oh, my god. >> do not set until a district run by black politicians. before voting for black politicians scrutinize his or her character much more than you would a white. do not help a black in distress,
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i.e., on the highway. >> wow. so those are what, you know, his children are learning. >> great. >> i can't imagine "the national review" would allow that to be in there. >> no they didn't. >> lawnny in atlanta. >> hi, how are you? >> good, go ahead. >> i was listening to the show this morning, and i personally outraged about the whole trayvon martin thing. i believe if the roles were reversed we would have somebody in jail right now. if it was a black on black crime, we wouldn't have even heard about it. >> yeah. >> everyone knows zimmerman did it. there's no dispute about that. >> as people keep saying this law is the reason and it seems clear just from what we know
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thus far the law shouldn't apply. he wasn't stand your ground he was stalking. >> that's right. hey, dave. >> how are you doing? >> good. >> i want to chime in on the zimmerman thing. >> uh-huh. >> and this guy hasn't had a trial yet, right -- >> he hasn't even been arrested yet. >> yeah. sometimes what it takes is it takes average american people to rise up and demand change, and if there's enough people to do that, then the powers that be don't respond and justice gets done. let's look at -- the occupy movement. after the bailout, after all of the garbage that happened. people finally rose up and said this isn't right. enough people in indiana, wall street, and all over the country, said we're rising up and demanding a change. and -- >> yep. >> -- not only that even
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with -- to give kind of a left-field example with the daily show. >> right. >> john stewart invited several firefighters on in order to demand that that get passed. >> yeah, we need a comedy show to make sure our first responders get what is fair. >> i don't know what it is going to take to change the sanford police department? >> yeah. >> it is going to take this comedy show. >> that's right this little fart-joke show. no justice. >> that's right. >> hey, carol. >> hi, concerning george zimmerman. baby shake shaken syndrome.
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really? >> yeah. >> baby hue which syndrome. >> yeah. there you go. nancy in texas. hi, nanc. >> yeah i'm chiming in on the zimmerman thing too. i'm curious why we haven't any forensics on the actual shooting. what angle did the bullet go in, how far away is it -- >> nancy, and if there are any experts concerning that. is it too late? >> probably. >> there are all kinds of thing to determine that. >> they can exhume the body unless they have cremated him, which i doubt. >> but you can find out the angle, and how far away was.
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>> because the way zimmerman describes it trayvon was on top of him and his gun was in his pants. >> in the chest. >> yeah, none of it makes any sense. >> right. >> so i would love to hear the forensics on this. >> yes. >> sometimes we don't want to hear about the forensics, because the forensics in the kennedy case proved that the sirham bullets couldn't have possibly killed him. >> all right. eric boehlert is next on the "stephanie miller show." ♪
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♪ hello current tv audience here we are getting ready to do hour number two. you know what, you didn't miss anything. i really just sobered up just about now. so it's all good. i can tell already last hour, when you called george w. bush stupid, my 89-year-old republican mother said oh dear. he did the best he could. stephfy why do you hate america
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so much. she once wrote him a letter saying he was the best president we have ever head. i said that was really nice mom. i think he was a war criminal. she said oh dear, oh, stephfy you have gotten to radical. [ laughter ] >> we have eric boehlert and then rob reiner right over in that chair there. that's meat head, mom, remember meat head. >> a geez. >> and now a current tv new update with jacki schechner. >> good morning, earn. american cross roads the republican super pac has announced plans to launch a major anti-obama program next month. they want to tie america's economic woes to president
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obama. this gives mitt romney a little bit of a chance to regroup. a new poll out this morning has true swing independence. about a dozen battle states liking president obama but feeling ideal closer to mitt romney. obama's ratings were higher. he had 56% favorability versus mitt romney's 41%. and more talk this morning about possible romney v.p. pick. rob portman was front and center when clinton picked gore.
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>>this is outrageous! [[vo]]cenk uygur calls out the mainstream media. >>the rest of the media seems like, "ho-hum, no big deal." we've have no choice, we've lost our democracy here. just refreshing to hear.
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no other television show does that. we're keeping it real. ♪ >> announcer: ladies and gentlemen, it's the "stephanie miller show"! ♪ i'm walking on sunshine, woe ho ♪ ♪ it's time to feel good ♪ >> it is the stephanie miller. welcome it to. 6 minutes after the hour. 1-800-steph-1-2. stephaniemiller.com. you it out anywhere. craig in fort worth played hooky
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to watch us today. >> hi, stephanie. i had to go ahead and take the day off to watch you on current tv. >> awesome. >> i just wanted to tell you, you are beautiful. >> thank you. lowering america's productivity one person at a time. oh, by the way -- columbus may be the fastest-selling show ever. act fast, miss miller like diana ross does not do two shows. you can go to sexyliberal.com for the august 18th date in columbus. >> at the capitol theater. if you reached the piggly wiggly, you have gone too far.
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>> that's right. >> there is a picture of mitt romney wave boarding here his hotel. >> oh, now he'll seem much more in touch. ♪ everyone can go serving with mitt romney-i-ay ♪ ♪ strap on your woody, everyone is just resigned to mittens usa ♪ >> hey thank you! >> all right. it's monday. so it's time for our favorite. eric boehlert doing the lord's work as usual. >> announcer: eric boehlert ♪ come on baby -- >> announcer: eric boehlert -- ♪
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♪ hurts so good ♪ >> good morning, eric boehlert. >> good morning. >> loved your points about the job numbers. he is doomed. soft jobs report being a fox fan means rooting against u.s. workers. >> yeah, it has been word to watch. particularly the unemployment rate for instance, it was going up 2010 or whatever. it was open cheering, this giddiness about how -- it's obama-derangement syndrome. they are so obsessed with obama failing. so we have this very weird supposedly conservative patriotic movement rooting for higher unemployment. so the jobs numbers were soften than some people thought, and
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you could see the sort of giddy response. but that's what they have to do because it's the only way, i think they have in terms of political salvation -- >> right. and there's no way to get around the graph. first of all the unemployment number went down to 8.2. while we only added less jobs than we expected. you cannot spin that we are losing 700,000 jobs a month when george bush left office. >> and to think about to that crisis of 2008 to think the liberals were democrats, cheering for the unemployment number. and if unemployment is 9 or 10%, there is no way obama can win a
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recollection. no one talks about unemployment -- >> yeah what kind of world are we in where adds 120,000 a job is bad where losing 700,000 is good. >> well, it's all obama's fault anyway. we have talked about this so many times. it's the obama-derangement syndrome. if something is going good they need to find a counter spin. >> yeah. eric wasn't it somebody on romney's campaign when the president was addressing women, they talked about the number of jobs women have lost among obama, and they don't count that most of those were under george bush's policies. >> yeah, and the amazing thing
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you still look at the polling. i think it was cnn just last month. the majority of americans still blame george bush. which is amazing, but they see -- most voters see the direct correlation and it drives people at fox news crazy. >> yep. dr. keith ablow, on the fox business. is he diagnosing the president again? >> yes. >> the president has contempt for that branch of government is egocentric and believes that any form of authority, perhaps other than vested in himself is untrustworthy. here is a man for whom nobody came through, right? his father abandoned him. his grandmother intimated that she was afraid of men of his race. so he is predisposed to say
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those guys at the supreme court, you can't trust them. trust me. only me. >> it's just a cry for help eric. >> oh, my god. >> that does qualify as crazy. any time any time obama has a philosophical disagreement it going back to his childhood? >> yeah it has nothing to do with legal issues. >> yeah. this is all part of the freakout that obama dared to criticize the supreme court about, you know, overturning a law -- a type of law the supreme court hasn't done since the 30s. >> you are right. obama cannot discussion current events, talk about spending cases, and the freak out on the
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right were amazing. >> yeah, particularly when we all played the audio of george bush saying almost the same thing. >> yeah. george bush was not shy about talking about the judges either. so it's amazing that the right-wing media just delivers this on slot of criticism against obama. and he ignores most of it. but any time even he steps up and it can sizes or has a point of contention with anyone else they just go crazy, and this idea that it is all tied to his childhood upbringing -- >> and he said that on fox business channel. >> eric the ratings are pretty horrible, maybe they should just
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change it to fox pop psychology. ben stein, i can't hear the president called a socialist in enough different ways. >> the oil companies are losing money constantly. he has a 1937 socialist youth league city college of new york approach to all economic questions. he probably still think the rockefellers own the oil companies. >> a 1937 socialist view of things. >> wow. >> i didn't realize exxon and others were in just dire straights. they literally cannot even count their profits, which is in the quarterly tens of billions. >> that was a sense from the poor oil companies. which was heart wrenching. >> this is the most important election in my lifetime. for the first time in my life, i never felt this way.
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i wonder what life will be like? i don't know that we'll have the same freedoms that you were born into. regardless of who it is elected that's what this matters. >> wow. >> and the black guy caused it all. >> going all "brave heart" >> they will never take our freedom! >> yeah, i don't even get what that means. we're going to lose our freedom. what? >> well, you know, when obama was elected, he was going to take our guns and now he is waging a war on religion and they con cock all sorts of things. in 2008 the exact same conservatives weren't saying the exact same thing. >> i thought that was dick morris talking there. [ laughter ] >> i mean --
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>> there wasn't enough wheezing. >> yeah, excuse me. eric boehlert remains in the side car. we kin right-wing world right after the break. a computer can have a disaster another any moment. poof, there so the machine, which is what my mom calls the computer. carbonite online back up. it works quietly in the background do automatically and continually back ups your computer. you can replace your computer about what your music financial records, pictures -- >> your book proposals.
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>>this is outrageous! we've have no choice, we've lost our democracy here. [ indiscernible conversation ] >> okay. we're coming back up on current. >> yes hello, current. i'm talking shop with rob reiner. [ show playing in background ]
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>> okay. and we're back. ♪ ♪ you're no good -- >> announcer: stephanie miller -- ♪ -- you're no good you're no good, baby you're no good ♪ >> uh-huh. it is the "stephanie miller show." 24 minutes after the hour. actor, activist director extrordanaire rob reiner here. he and his wife have already bought tickets to the show in july. [ applause ] >> stop doing that. because you know we're going to ask you to do panels and will
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have bought a ticket to see yourself. >> i did that last time. they say come up and perform. and i said okay. sing for your supper. >> i sound my whole performance sub standard. i want my money back. this saturday is the one-year anniversary of the sexy liberals. here in hollywood we like to give upstarts a start, so that's why you are here today. >> what do i need except hair? >> monday's with meat head. >> all right suggesting that yeah. >> as you know you are a hero to so many of us in terms of political activism gay rights marriage equality. give us an update.
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>> we basically are over 50% in the country of people accepting the idea of gay marriage which is wonderful. we view this as the last leg of the civil rights puzzle. the gay community is the only community in america that is viewed as less under the law of any -- any group. so this last little piece that we can hopefully put in place with our federal court challenge to prop 8. >> i think the headline that i enjoyed most recently is "politico" saying basically the republicans have given up the night this circle. >> but there is a lot of stuff going on. you look at north carolina and what they are putting on the ballot. there is still a lot of work to be done, and i don't want anyone to think that we have won this. by no stretch of the imagination have we won this. years from now we'll look back
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and say what was all of that fuss about? and we will look at this as being ridiculous. but right now we are in the middle of the break, and we have to keep fighting. >> there are republicans that -- and ken has talked about that. they used gay bashing in the election that he worked for george bush -- >> yes, and he has apologized for that. ted olson, who was the solicitor generals under george bush he said at the beginning, he said you would be surprised to find out how many republicans are going to be on your side. we view this as a very conservative idea. marriage is a fundamental right.
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>> isn't that what happened in new york. that was a tipping point there, because there were a lot of wealthy conservatives. >> yes. the singer family and a number of others that have come forward. and i think we are going to win this, but we got to keep the foot on the gas. >> every time i see you out here in california, i'm like a kid in the back seat are we there yet? are we there yet? >> right now, we're in the ninth circuit, and we're waiting to find out whether or not -- the three-judge panel ruled it unconstitutional, the district court ruled it unconstitutional so now we're waiting to see if the entire ninth circuit will take the case. >> it has dawned on republicans that there are gay republicans. >> yes just as many as
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democrats. >> in light of what -- in light of even the arguments with healthcare in the supreme court, does it make you nervous? >> no, i mean, i don't -- they have upheld gay rights historically in lawrence v texas in the roamer case and we believe they will uphold us in this. i think we're going to be okay and we made that calculation, i mean we're not naive to think there isn't some politics involved, but we believe we'll be on the right side of this one. >> yes absolutely. we'll be right back with rob reiner, on the "stephanie miller show." ♪
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♪ >> announcer: stephanie miller -- >> you said what we all think but don't have the bones to say! [ laughter ] >> it is the "stephanie miller show." 34 minutes after the hour. director actor, activist extrordanaire rob reiner in the studio. >> when you come down to the election, it is really the one area the president has a tremendous amount of power over. it is usually never talked about in elections, but at the end of the day, those policies health care, the economy, those things move slightly incrementally one
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way or another. you can really affect peoples lives with a bold swoop with a nomination to the supreme court. and the only people that will be going anywhere will probably be the democrats on the supreme court. we have 5-4 now. if it's 6-3, that will affect your lives for many many generations. >> i wanted to issue a personal plea. justice thomas don't you want more time to watch porn and get your wife into rehab. >> aledgedly! >> allegedly! i drunk driver a lot of times. these cross roads, u.s. chamber of commerce how much overall obama-istic outside spending can occur? >> this one pac has $200 million
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to spend. and they will spend it in may and june before the summer and it's very scary. this -- talk about a bad decision by the supreme court. you know, i mean -- that and the 9-0 vote they made on -- well, president clinton won't be bothered by a civil lawsuit. that won't take up any of his time, so that should be fine. but it's pretty scary the kinds of digits that can made and directly affect us. >> the arms race, this is what we're going to be up against. >> yeah, billions of dollars spent on the campaigns when we're struggling to find jobs and have health care and a good education system. it's pretty obscene to see billions of dollars spent on deciding who is going to lead us. >> on the other hand they seem
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to picked someone extraordinarily unlikable in mitt romney. and that's hard to do. it looks june 5th is when they are saying -- when voters go to the polls june 5th that should be when he probably wraps this up. >> yeah, he is going to be the nominee. >> tommy writes, steph, my son says rob reiner is more famous than al gore because he had a better part in south park. >> i didn't see al gore's -- was he in south park? >> i think so. >> they keep running my episode
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over and over, and those guys are really funny. they have me eating in every shot, and i'm too fat to get out of the limo, they have to butter the limo to get me out of there. those guys are so funny. have you seen book of more ran? >> no. >> speaking of more mans have you seen the video about the mormons on the campus of byu who have basically come out and said they are gay. they are out there talking about it, and i think this is all positive. >> they are gore-man's. >> yeah. rob we have been talking all morning about the trayvon martin case. there has been a huge racial divide on this case.
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racially motivated shootings in tulsa. i just read something about why obama isn't backing gay marriage, and it is basically the same thing that happened here in california. where they pit blacks against gays. >> yeah, as far as obama is concerned, it's really about politics. we all believe -- he talks about his views on gay marriage evolving, quote unquote, evolving. it would be nice if he came out before the election, but i don't know if that will happen. >> these are number crunchers saying he didn't afford to lose any of the black vote. >> that's what it is all about. it's all politics. >> this discussion we have been
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having all morning is what is going on racial in 2012. i may they have dispensed with dog whistles in many quarters of the right-wing. >> it's so odd to me that so many of these issues that we seemingly have settled are just bubbling up again. and maybe it has something to do with as radical as the right-wing primary has been. women's issues and race issues are being raised like -- these things have been settled, we thought. the rhetoric is so far out to the right. obama would be considered like a rockefeller republican right now. >> yeah. this was bob dole's healthcare plan. >> yeah, a lot of republicans health care plan. >> yeah. >> we have shifted so far to the
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right in this country, and people don't even notice it. we're not liberals -- obama is not a liberal he is a centrist, and if anything he is a little right of center. so it's really odd what has happened in this country. >> you know what that means? that means "all in the family" remake. >> i was a whacked-out liberal. >> it's okay to talk like archie bunker now. >> we don't use the word liberal anymore. i wouldn't be allowed to be on television. i'm a prerogative, you know? >> let's do -- gene in wisconsin, you are on with rob reiner. >> hello, stephanie, you are my new best friend. >> thank ya. >> i just retired from teaching in wisconsin, so many of us had under that evil governor walker. >> it's because of you money grubbing teachers there.
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>> you are missing a few points w[ inaudible ] the first black phd from harvard say the biggest fear white men have is an intelligent black man. you can't breathe out this anger and hatred against black people. we're going to get rid of walker. did you see what he did on thursday? >> no. >> he repealed the equal play for women. >> oh, yes, i did. don't worry, momma is coming on saturday. >> yes, i can't see you. but i just found out about you. >> now you have time to focus on me full-time. >> and they went after trayvon. weren't his sat scores good. >> that's the front, the
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smearing of a dead kid, it seems like they are beneath nothing. >> i know. but we don't really know what happened there, and until the authorities take zimmerman in and start questioning him, we'll never know the truth about this. >> yeah someone just called in and we just confirmed it that somebody changed a road sign to say trayvon is an. n-word. >> i don't even know what to say of that. >> i know. we played a clip of rick santorum and he literally called the president n-word and stopped mid-word. >> wow. they always have stupid people head of the harvard law review. >> yes.
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that's a main requirement. >> if you are stupid you can be head of the harvard law review. >> listen net you are on the "stephanie miller show." >> hey you guys. what an honor to talk to rob reiner. >> right? >> oh, thank you. >> i was going to ask who archy bunker would vote for, but when you are talking about how hate. the rhetoric is at least archy had a heard, and now i'm not so sure these people have a heart. it's very sad. >> i think he would vote for the republican. >> i don't know that he would be hahpy with mitt romney. >> no he would probably have somebody like newt gingrich. >> look at those clowns. [ laughter ] >> i'm not really sure.
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andy in indianapolis. >> rob petri voted for him. >> yeah. andy you are on the stephanie miller. >> hi, everybody. three things first of all mr. [ inaudible ] i would really appreciate it if you make another follow-up documentary. >> the band doesn't like me. because they felt i done a hatchet job on this. [ laughter ] >> second, i would like to tell you something i didn't really overhear at a secret republican meeting i didn't really go to. it is called the three ss, the litmus test. keep them sick, keep them stupid, and keep them scared. >> yeah, like you say i don't think it has ever been so blatant. i remember when they cheered that we lost the olympics, because the olympics would have been in chicago.
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>> yeah, they are routing for the economy to fail. i mean what is that? >> yeah, exactly. back with remaining moments with rob reiner live in studio on the "stephanie miller show." >> announcer: she is your human prozac. it's the "stephanie miller show." ♪ [[vo]]cenk uygur calls out the mainstream media. >>the rest of the media seems like, "ho-hum, no big deal." we've have no choice, we've lost our democracy here. just refreshing to hear. no other television show does that. we're keeping it real.
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it's completely inappropriate
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for television. ♪ >> announcer: stephanie miller -- ♪ shook me all night long ♪ ♪ knocked me out, i said ♪ >> announcer: stephanie miller -- ♪ shook me all night long ♪ >> those guys were living. [ laughter ] >> this is the "stephanie miller show." squeezing in as many sound bits
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as with can with rob reiner. michelle said we need to do something during the dead time. >> what should i do? >> juggle ago. ♪ one long and shining light ♪ >> all right. jim moore, homosexuality was well-known before christ was born. and jesus never said gay people should be condemned. i think it's very fine for gay people to be married. who said that? >> ted reiner. >> no. jimmy carter. >> that's right. that was the first time i met the president. >> did you not get to sit in the
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chair even then -- >> no now it's in the smithsonian. nobody can sit in it. >> there you go. you are so key in the move for marriage equality here in california and nationally. this document revealed the desire to drive a wedge between days by and blacks. >> they are very -- and politically they are probably pretty smart to do that. because there is anned a -- ed a version in the black and hit panic community because of religious believes.
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>> it seems to me, it's a different way to run the same play the same time. >> yeah. and what you said earlier is true. homosexuality obviously has been around since the beginning of time, and there have been societies that have accepted the idea not only of homosexuality but of gay marriage. and during the prop a trial, the other side brought on experts to talk about whether or not homosexuality marriage was ever accepted. because their argument was this is always the way it has been. and that is not true, there have been societies that have accepted gay marriage for thousands and thousands of years. >> yeah. i talked to shawn hannity to try to get him to come on the show which he turned out not to be
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man enough. and he said i have gotten more libertarian, i don't really care anymore. >> i think that's what is starting to happen. people are saying why are we fighting about this? this is not going to affect your lives. we proved in a court of law that married gays do not affect heterosexual marriages. that was proven in a court of law. so they don't really have a lot to stand on. >> expose the obama administration programs quote have the effect of sexuallizing young children. fine train the next leaders capable of opposing marriage equality. they are trying to mobilize on their side. >> they are going to fail ultimately, because they are on the wrong side of history, but they are there, and they are fighting, and we know what this is about because in prop 8, we
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thought no way is california going to pass that thing? but $50 million coming from the mormon community, and we lost. so we have to be vigilant and push back. >> it will be an interesting election, because there are so many different forces involved here. >> right. and even the mormon community is starting to soften a little bit. you talk to lance black who wrote "the play 8," oh yeah. based on the court transcripts. and he was an mormon and he has been working in the mormon community to help educate them, and he is discovering that there is a softening even in the mormon community. so we're going to win this, but we have to keep our foot on the gas. >> you make me feel all warm and
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cuddly. kendra from colorado you have are on. hi, kendra. >> hi. i am a political science measure, watching your show as an dependent -- i'm a black female. so on these issues these directly affect me. all of this going on the health care nonsense the planned parenthood you know? >> yeah. >> and i don't think what these candidates realize on either end whether it's mitt romney or whether it's newt gingrich is that they need to speak to the younger generation, because unfortunately all of them are dying. >> yeah. >> or are going to soon. >> rob reiner is here obviously a straight ally -- >> and i'm guying, because i'm old -- i'm the oldest person in this room. kendra you are 25 i hate you.
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>> you look at polling and over 70% of people younger and younger it's going to happen. >> it is. >> it didn't used to be important because there were people who dealt with that. but clearly, clearly our nation is in distress right now, because somebody wasn't paying at attention. or somebody wasn't holding the correct people accountable. so now we near a position where it has nothing to do with the presidency, it has everyone to do with the american people. >> and you people will be taking over the country. when barack obama ran for president. people of my generation were very nervous. and younger people were saying what is the big deal? >> yeah, i was a younger person telling you that. >> but my kids were saying why is that a big deal? and the same thing about gay
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marriage, they go why is that an issue? and so you are right, you younger people are going to taking over, and pushing us aside, and you are going to take over this country, but as a woman, that's the key thing, and there is a big gender gap in terms of the republicans and democrats, we have an 18 point lead now. that's because republicans put the bumper sticker out, republicans small enough to fit in your vagina. >> yes. >> rob reiner these are serious times, and we need serious peoples to solve these issues and that's why we're happy you came today. >> thank you for having me. >> i love you rob reiner. >> thank you stephanie miller. >> uh-huh. ♪ >> we have serious problems to solve, and we need serious people to solve them! ♪
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