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[ ♪ theme ♪ ] >> stephanie: good morning current tv world. i'm dressed as a green screen today. we will be playing various historical events on my chest during the morning. good morning, jacki schechner. >> can i be the fourth gump? >> stephanie: i'll be playing schechner home movies on my chest. little drive-in. >> oh, god. >> stephanie: eric boehlert coming up from media matters to talk about glenn beck's competing conspiracy theories and jim isn't here. he'll be here.
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he's just late. but make of what you want on the interwebs. all right. in the meantime, here she is in the current news center, jacki schechner. >> good morning, everybody. happy monday. tomorrow is the special election for south carolina's first congressional district and former governor mark sanford may actually have a shot at the seat. according to the latest poll, he's now ahead of his democratic opponent, elizabeth colbert busch by one point 47-46 in a ppp survey released yesterday. two weeks ago colbert busch was up a hearty nine points. why the turnaround? poll steers say sanford has managed to tie his opponent to house democrats and paint her as too liberal for the traditionally republican district. but they say don't worry so much that a sanford win could be good for house democrats because sanford is in the house his fellow members of congress are stuck with him. that keeps the conversation going about his problematic past. meaning the skipping town, the
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affair the trespassing, all of which does nothing to help republicans curry favor with female voters nationwide. the nra's board officially elects its new president today and that man is going to be hard liner james porter. he spoke at the gun lobby's conference in houston over the weekend. denouncing the president and claiming that president obama's fight for new gun control legislation is motivated by something other than the safety of our citizens. >> revenge is what is motivating the president's unrelenting attacks on gun owners today. just look at his reaction to his defeat in the u.s. senate with his step at a time gun owner registration under the guise of universal background checks. >> "usa today" reports that more than 70,000 people attended that conference over the weekend. we're back with more show after the break. stay with us.
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[ ♪ theme ♪ ] >> stephanie: it is "the stephanie miller show." welcome to it. happy monday. six minutes after the hour. 1-800-steph-12 the phone number toll free from anywhere. we have rude pundit coming up this hour. eric boehlert from media matters coming up next hour, jim to talk about glenn beck's competing conspiracy theories about the boston bombing. we said it was a conspiracy that you weren't here to hear that originally. why would we have left you out of that? who could say? [ ♪ dramatic ♪ ] all right. also, rick overton comedian extraordinaire live in studio with us. yea for that. look, by the way, it is time for
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weekend drunk meets future wife stack. and audra in minneapolis has helpfully given me a jingle. ♪ and now it's time ♪ ♪ stephanie's future wife stack ♪ ♪ yeah ♪ >> stephanie: it is a big story when somebody sends it to me like 45 times. 45 different people because it does look a little bit like me but it was not. boise woman accused of drinking boxed wine in store bathroom. looks a little -- >> a little like you. i picture you doing that in the bathroom of the liquor barn. >> stephanie: 48-year-old boise woman is in jail. >> she's much younger than you. >> stephanie: no, she's not! after she drank a box of wine inside a convenience store bathroom. officers made the arrest when employees reported the woman had taken a box of wine into the store bathroom, consumed it and left the box on the floor without paying for it. >> consumed the entire box?
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wow! >> stephanie: it was not -- i'm sorry, do you think this was her first wine-related arrest? >> computer says no. >> stephanie: it was not. >> you sure that wasn't you? >> stephanie: i could have been drunk enough that i went to boise this weekend but i don't think so. >> no one is drunk enough to go to boise. >> stephanie: that's my defense. that will be my story. police spokesman said she was arrested the day before for stealing a box of wine at a different convenience store. that's why she did not drink it in the bathroom. so there. all right. oh, i have a hate letter as well. by the way stephaniemiller.com you can e-mail us all there executive producer chris lavoie, voice deity jim ward. >> you made newsbusters. >> stephanie: oh, did i? i'm guessing it is gun stuff. i don't know. >> it was something you said on erin burnett. >> stephanie: awesome. because i was debating gun nut
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gail trotter who thinks it is fine to arm and market to 5-year-olds? >> i think newsbusters called the erin burnett show a liberal bitch fest about guns. >> erin burnett is not liberal but okay. >> stephanie: i see the implication would be a lot of bitches including me. >> you're the bitch. newsbusters called you a bitch. >> stephanie: you know why? because they want to kiss and date and marry me. >> they bust news. >> stephanie: it is not news to you guys that i'm a bitch. [ laughter ] i don't know who they think they're busting that news for. certainly not anyone that knows me. >> it wasn't news in the '90s. >> stephanie: thank you, jim. you're just saying that to be nice. jeffrey, once again poor spelling punctuation whatever you want to call it. subject line is just your an
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idiot. it is y-o-u-r. i assume he does not mean about spelling or punctuation because he would have proved a point it is you that's an idiot. >> you're an idiot! >> stephanie: you're an idiot. would you like to know why? >> computer says no. >> not really. but i'm sure he's going to fill you in. >> stephanie: no. it was an offer. it was an insult embedded in a one-time offer. >> he didn't think this through. >> well, think is not something -- >> stephanie: would you like to know why. call me anytime. we'll give you an education. thanks. jeff. no number. jeff, how am i supposed to call you? call me. 1-800-steph-12. >> we totally would have called him on the air. >> stephanie: i totally would have called him. little bit of a chicken. don't throw that down without a phone number, my friend. typical men. give me the wrong phone number
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and no phone number at all. we'll give you an education. he overpunctuated there unless there are more than just him that want to give me an education. we'll give you an education. >> stephanie: right. so it assumes there are more idiots that would presumably be on the call. we could have a go to meeting jeff. >> sure. >> stephanie: don't forget to type stephanie in the box. >> apparently these people think that 5-year-old kid shooting his 2-year-old sister to death is just fine. >> stephanie: i guess. freedom. hitler. >> hitler, freedom. >> stephanie: cut to the chase now on the slippery slope argument so you don't have to go there with me. freedom, freedom freedom. confiscation hitler. okay. see? i did it for you. now you don't need to go there. speaking of which another story like that over the weekend. this is what living in america and the price of freedom is, i guess. in new jersey, 4-year-old boy
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shoot and kills 6-year-old playmate. 4-year-old living in toms river new jersey, was able to wander into his house as his parents were outside. he came out with a load weapon. a bullet entered the head of 6-year-old brandon holt sitting in a go-cart. he died tuesday night in the hospital. >> so many kids to kill, so little time. >> stephanie: rude pundit has great stuff on this morning. >> rude pundit.blogspot.com if you would like to check it out for yourself. >> stephanie: this is a little unusual. [ ♪ "world news tonight" ♪ ] senior reporter from fox 31 in denver demonstrated how easy it is for anyone to get their hands on a high-powered assault weapon with no questions asked. buying an uzi in the babies r us parking lot. you can arm your 2 and 4 and 6-year-olds quicker that way without any kind of unnecessary
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background checks. you're 2. why would that mean you shouldn't have a rifle? okay. let's see. in just a matter of hours senior investigative reporter josh bernstein bought an ar-15 an uzi and a mack 11 with a 330 round magazine. the weapons weren't purchased from a gun store or licensed dealer. they were purchased from strangers in parking lots. it was part of a month-lock surround cover investigation by fox 31 in denver. isn't that -- doesn't that make you feel better? >> local fox stations usually aren't the far right crap fest that fox news is. >> stephanie: right. thank you for that. such an industry term. we don't mean to throw anyone off with our expertise. >> this is a crap fest. that's the way it is. >> stephanie: well, balls. you have to -- excuse me? >> is that an interjection you just made up?
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>> stephanie: right. by way of the republicans have at least that. you have to give it to them. giant, giant enormous nads. did you see the rnc ad? they have an ad attacking president obama for wait for it, not passing gun reform. right? giant, like enlarged, horrible -- >> elephantitis of the -- >> elephantitis would be inflammation of the elephant. >> stephanie: right. if your elephant is inflamed, please call your doctor, particularly if it's gone on for more than four hours. >> stephanie: might need some an tro jell. >> don't spill it on the platypus. >> stephanie: can i have some campaign music? the rnc put out an ad that attacks president obama for not passing gun reform. thanks, obama! i'm stuck in that jenna
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marbles -- we've been saying it all weekend. once you get in, you can't get out of the sinkhole that is thanks obama. it is hilarious. thanks obama. >> it is totally not safe for work. >> stephanie: no no, no. especially the sandwich. >> sorry what? >> tastes like the inside of her -- >> stephanie: you've read that correctly. the rnc put out an ad for not passing the same gun reform which 41 senators voted against. defeating the bill. what the ad does is attack obama for not getting enough legislation passed in his first 100 days. because they've been so helpful in every regard. you see where that would -- be his fault. the main two points to focus are on the sequester. which also clearly must be -- >> obama's fault. >> stephanie: even though it was -- >> 90% of what he wanted.
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>> stephanie: okay. the defeat of the gun bill which would have expanded background checks. it attacks his leadership even though, as you know, senator -- republican senator pat toomey admitted many voted against the gun legislation because they don't want to be seen helping the president in any way. thereby, tangentially, grade school kids and other people who would prefer not to be shot. >> so many kids left unshot. >> stephanie: right right. they're on it. whoever posted this said when i first saw it, i had to make sure this wasn't made by the onion and that says enough about the current state of the republican party. [ applause ] >> stephanie: thanks, rnc. >> thanks, obama! >> stephanie: thanks, obama. >> apparently they think the about the a king and he can do whatever he wants. wave his hand. >> they don't understand the constitution.
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>> they hate the one that released the slaves. >> stephanie: by the way speaking of -- [ ♪ "jeopardy" theme ♪ ] we have not done a quote regarding fox news. who said you could walk into the fox newsroom in whatever volcano they're broadcasting from and you could punch the first person that walks up to you in the face and know deep down they probably deserved it. >> rude pundit? >> stephanie: no. close. john olver. [ applause ] stephanie miller show does not endorse this opinion. i didn't say it. john olver said it. my giggling should not be -- >> construed as an endorsement. >> stephanie: in any way. >> steve busey deserves it. >> stephanie: i just got out of the muck and then you got me back into the news busters muck. maybe i'll be ta able to talk about that later on my bitch fest on cnn. 17 minutes after the hour.
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lots to get to. it is "the stephanie miller show." >> announcer: for a good time call now. 1-800-steph-12.
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this show is about being up to date, staying in touch with everything that is going on politically and putting my own nuance on it. in reality it's not like they actually care. this is purely about political grandstanding.
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♪ bad bad ♪ >> stephanie miller. ♪ baddest ♪ >> girl in the whole town. >> stephanie: 22 minutes after the hour. oh i forgot, part two. ♪ ♪ stephanie's future wife stack ♪ >> stephanie: dui arrestee celebrating getting license back after earlier dui. or i could just set her up with box wine girl from before the break.
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illinois resident erin james caught speeding after she spent a night out getting her driver's license back after a dui arrest. she was drunk this time as well. [ wah wah ] the 58-year-old told riverside police officers she had been out celebrating her restored license. she then blew a .155, nearly double the legal limit. quite the celebration. short-lived. party on! maybe they could have their wedding in the bathroom where the other one was caught drinking the boxed wine in a convenience store bathroom with boxed wine. >> isn't it romantic. >> stephanie: classy. all right. looky who's -- ♪ i'll be darn tootin', it's john and pam ♪ ♪ it's the john and pam show ♪ >> stephanie: good morning john and pam. >> caller: good morning sweetheart. >> stephanie: you're tickled
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by your jingle, aren't you? >> you know what? i love that little sweet thing that makes those songs for us. she is a cutie pie. i seen her picture. >> stephanie: she's a little minx. go ahead. >> caller: we're getting our bathroom remodeled. john is talking to them. you better tell them how i want it done. >> stephanie: make it large enough to comfortably drink boxed wine. >> caller: oh, honey. never mind. the reason i'm calling stephanie, did you hear where there is going to be a gun protest planned for july 4th that's going to be going into washington and so far there's 900 people that have rsvped to it. they're going to be led by guess who. that new president of the nra. >> stephanie: he's a peach. have you heard some of his comments? >> caller: oh, yeah. don't you just love that man?
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he made a comment. he also said i read this on, i think it was truthout.org. he made a comment about the children are so scared to go to school. ya think? >> stephanie: wonder what that could be related to. i told john, well what's he want to do now? give these little children guns like this idiot did when he bought that gun for that child and he shot his sister? >> stephanie: yep, exactly. >> caller: they should have done a background check on that man before he was allowed to reproduce. >> stephanie: thank you, pam. kiss john in the bathroom for me. here's a wow not so fun fact. you saw wayne lapierrre echo the thing at his gun nut convention this weekend about everybody in boston wishes -- yeah, that's what would have made that situation better. >> if all of the runners had guns. >> stephanie: if everybody had an assault weapon and they were firing at people that the "new york post" thought might be vaguely involved. >> people wearing hats.
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>> stephanie: because law enforcement handled it so badly. would have been better if there were vigilantes armed with ar-15s. >> firing at anyone vaguely swarthy. >> stephanie: anyone who comes to your door. here he is. >> imagine waking up to a phone call from the police at 3:00 a.m. in the morning, terrorist event is occurring outside and ordering you to stay inside your home. frightened citizens, sheltered in place with no means to defend themselves or their families from whatever might come crashing through their door. >> meteors, for example. >> how many bostonians wish they had a gun two weeks ago? >> oh, shut up. >> stephanie: you are really disgusting. of. >> who would they have shot? >> stephanie: anybody that randomly -- because it might have been a tsarnaev brother. randomly shoot. >> guy's got a hat. >> stephanie: stay afraid.
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buy more guns. >> stephanie: not so fun facts. 247 people on the terrorist watch list legally bought guns in 2010. on april 17, 2013, senate republicans blocked a bill that would have made this legal. why do they love terrorists so much? why do they hate america so much? it seems like they hate our freedom. hitler. okay. kordell in north carolina. hello, kordell. >> caller: good morning stephanie. this is the official gay black screenwriter of "the stephanie miller show." good morning. i want to tell you guys why i'm such a supporter of these guys who love their second amendment rights. now, hear me out here. i am willing to bet that when they go against our gunmen, they're going to get their shiny butts kicked and here's why. these guys have never undergone any training. they've never had to run five miles a month.
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they've never had to qualify with their pistols. >> stephanie: every time i hear someone needs an assault weapon good! join the military. >> caller: these guys can stand to take a flash-bang in the face. how many have ever been pepper sprayed. if you love your gun so much, go right ahead. me? i'm going to take a cold one tune into msnbc or current whichever has the better coverage and enjoy it when our government kicks your fannie all over the place. >> stephanie: a little bit of glee in his voice. fearmongering. it was three days of -- oh, my god. how frightening, the crazy convention, the nra. imagine living in a large metrole metropolitan area where firearms ownership is discouraged. >> i don't think anyone is owning a firearm discouraged.
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>> stephanie: michael tomasky who i want to date and kiss from the "daily beast." he wrote a great piece. going through the constitution, guess what. here is a shock. there are no absolute rights. merely every time the bill of rights comes with restrictions and limitations, the second amendment should be any different is absurd. >> part of a well-regulated militia. it is right there. >> stephanie: we'll talk to his rudeness who has some great stuff about this. the rude pundit next on "the stephanie miller show." compelling true stories. >> jack, how old are you? >> nine. >> this is what 27 tons of marijuana looks like. (vo) with award winning inside the headlines, way inside.
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you know who is coming on to me now? you know the kind of guys that do reverse mortgage commercials? those types are coming on to me all the time now. (vo) she gets the comedians laughing and the thinkers thinking. >>ok, so there's wiggle room in the ten commandments, that's what you're saying. you would rather deal with ahmadinejad than me.
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>>absolutely. >> and so would mitt romney. (vo) she's joy behar. >>and the best part is that current will let me say anything. what the hell were they thinking? >> if you believe in state's rights but still support the drug war you must be high. >> "viewpoint" digs deep into the issues of the day. >> do you think that there is any chance we'll see this president even say the words "carbon tax"? >> with an open mind... >> has the time finally come for real immigration reform? >> ...and a distinctly satirical point of view. >> but you mentioned "great leadership" so i want to talk about donald rumsfeld. >> (laughter). >> watch the show. >> only on current tv.
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>> hey there sweetie. i got a wax this morning and let's just say your's cleared for landing. >> stephanie: this is "the stephanie miller show." >> that was rude. >> stephanie: speaking of which, we were saying lindsay lohan told piers morgan that rehab is pointless. >> for her? >> stephanie: she should instead be sent overseas to work with children. >> the sent overseas part is probably a good idea. i don't know about the kids. >> stephanie: there's one need for kids if they don't do enough ecstasy. >> that's her drug of choice. >> stephanie: kids around the world do not know how to party. >> if you don't want to party you should go home. >> stephanie: hey it's monday. ♪ ooh papa, papa, who ♪
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>> stephanie: fresh from watching the gun nut show all weekend. how are you, rudeness? >> doing fine, doing fine. you know, i think i kind of want to shoot something. just feelin' it, man. if i'm going to have a gun i want to shoot something with it. >> stephanie: we don't know what he meant by that, newsbusters. great stuff on this. you know, no one breaks down the polls like you do. recent polls demonstrate why we're so [ bleep ] that about sums it up. by fairly -- farley dickinson which happens to be one of rude pundit's names for his penis which i did not know. >> fairly or unfairly. >> really? >> stephanie: 44% of republican believe armored revolution might be necessary in the next few years. almost half. >> we tried that once before in
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the '60s. >> i love that. i love that armed revolution, you know. i was thinking this weekend if barack obama is really as evil as everybody says he is, just one errant missile shot in houston would have really taken out most of his problems. now, i'm not advocating that. i'm saying if he was that evil and in need of some kind of armed revolution against him at least give them a reason to have an armed revolution. >> stephanie: you mean a drone meant for elsewhere. presumably somewhere. >> oh, darn, we didn't realize that drone -- the guys in vegas shooting the guys in yemen accidentally aimed one -- >> stephanie: rude pundit is now engaging in satire. >> this is satire. again, i just -- i believe that if democrats are going to be as bad as -- if republicans are going to say the democrats are so awful that democrats should
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at least give them a justified reason. >> stephanie: we had a right wing caller last week. the homeland security has bought 70 billion rounds -- that's been debunked by the nra. the government is stockpiling. i'm like really? do you think the government is coming to shoot you? >> the government is arming itself. again, the government doesn't need the bullets. the government has the missiles. they can take out your entire neighborhoods, all of your neighbors and their bunkers will not be able to help you. >> stephanie: nearly half of republicans think they might have to take out their ar-15s in order to go to war with the government. a bunch of people are living in a fantasyland where their giant beer bellies are seen as sexy. partly the rude pundit thinks oh, come on, mother [ bleep ] try it. you'll be drone missiles into red paste in no time. mostly, he feels sad. rude pundit has a sad. >> i do.
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it gave me an unhappy modicon. that's what i should have put the end of it. >> stephanie: i over emoat con. i just discovered the new ones on the iphone. >> good job. >> stephanie: sorry. can send hearts and things. >> you can send a smiling cat. >> stephanie: that's great. i'm giddy. 44% of republicans you write are going to need armed revolution. christ. that's more republicans than those believe in evolution. more republicans than those believe in climate change is happening. it is long past the point where we have to see that people hold beliefs that are so appalling they won't be considered part of the conversation off they're louie gohmert. >> i think we need armed evolution. >> stephanie: force people to learn at gunpoint. >> t rexes can't use machine guns.
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their arms aren't long enough. >> stephanie: hold your calls. dinosaurs and people did not live together. learn it! >> i do have to tell you though speaking of that, in louisiana you know, there was a move to try to get rid of the creationist bill, there was a move to try to repeal the law that said that teachers can teach the controversy the law and it was -- they're going to keep teaching creationism. >> stephanie: awesome. >> yeah. it is just great. bobby jindal doing so much for us. >> stephanie: jim ward, just a helper. look into it. armed evolution. say it with me, timmy. climate change is real and it is caused by man. >> one of my favorite movie scenes is that cheesy -- that grind house movie class of 1984
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where rod mcdowell flips out a teacher in the classroom and he presses a gun to the head of his student asking what are the areas of the heart? please tell me the names of the chambers of heart and the girl crying with the gun against her head actually gets it right and he says see isn't learning easy? [ laughter ] we're not advocating that though. >> stephanie: this edition of rude pundit has taken an ominous turn. you say when a third of republicans believe some people are hiding the truth about the school shooting at sandy hook elementary, it is time to treat them the pariahs they are. stupid kids shouldn't get to teach the rest of the school. >> stephanie: it is frightening with which elected representatives, it is not just fringe. they're engaging in these kind of -- nut cake stuff. >> yeah. you know, it is like latest thing, the benefit benghazi --
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they're preventing people -- or punishing people who are going to talk -- the whistle-blowers on benghazi. it is like they can't come up with anybody. but damn it, the president had to be asked about that at a press conference. >> stephanie: yeah. exactly. >> didn't have to think about jobs or fertilizer plants exploding but damn it, we have to know if this thing that glenn beck pulled out of his ass is true or not. >> stephanie: that's what's guiding the conversation. believe me, i had to go on cnn last week. we're going to talk about the president's benghazi problem. he only has a problem because lindsey graham says so. it is just like what? >> there is no such thing as a benghazi problem. it was that it happened and isn't it a shame? >> stephanie: yes. at any rate, you talk about what we've been talking about republican senator pat toomey admitted gun legislation died because people didn't want to be seen as helping the about the in any way. over 89% of people including the
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large majority supported background checks. 64% of republicans believe president obama is hiding important information about his background in early life. >> come on. >> stephanie: seriously, it is like the g.o.p. is a bunch of whore mongers driven sill he will by syphilis. they would rather scrawl filthy manifestoes against obamacare and howl at the moon and call it genius. that's what we're dealing with. >> we're dealing with just insanity. you know, that's all -- the nra convention was. it was just a series of crazy people getting up there and ranting to crazy people, you know. used to be the kind of stuff that you would see -- you would say okay, that's a cult and those are scary cult people right there. >> stephanie: right. between glenn beck and sarah palin and you think it is fringe except, like you said, you know, whatever that is, just helped defeat a background check that 90% of americans want. >> i do have to share with you. want to hear my favorite quote from the nra convention?
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representative steve stockman, did you hear this one? >> crazy guy from east texas. he's the one that invited ted futurent to the state of the union. so he's quality quality guy. he said in his speech to the convention, he was comparing the obama going for gun control laws versus clinton and he said we all saw how bill clinton abused his power as president back then but barack obama blows him out of the water. >> stephanie: hmm. i get it. [ bleep ] joke. awesome. how current. >> yeah. i just thought that was brilliant, you know. sort of like an ann countier column where she -- coulter where she mentions kennedy and and -- >> stephanie: 42% of americans don't know the status of the affordable care act. some think it has been
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overturned by the supreme court. 59% of people who make under $30,000 a year or the very people that affordable care act would help, don't know it is still the law of the land. you say we're so very [ bleep ] because americans are so [ bleep ] dumb. especially the americans amonging to one political party. it is terrifying to read this polling. >> more people want armed revolution than understand the affordable care act. it's just -- it's depressing and i think that's what was on display this weekend at the nra convention. not to try to put everything in a tidy bundle but it was just like here's our id coming out and here's everything that we're terrified about. can we please go squat in our ditches with our guns and just wait for our chance to revolt. >> stephanie: yep. you wrote a great piece which is a great point. this is my point about what drives the news cycle and why. you say fear the chemical
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plants, not the terrorists. we talked about the texas thing that happened unfortunately in the very same week. you gotta think the owners of fertilizer and other people like the koch brothers were relieved that the explosion happened just a couple of days after the boston marathon bombings. they had to go nuts over terrorism because the saga of the tsarnaevs consumed the story of a neighborhood wrecked which killed five times as many people as the pressure cooker bombs. we talked about the massive failure of regulation this was right? >> not only that but then it came out this weekend do you know how much liability insurance the company had? >> stephanie: no. >> it had $1 million in liability insurance. >> stephanie: wow. >> yeah. there was somebody who wrote in and said i'm part of a traveling orchestra and we have to have $2 to $3 million in liability insurance but a fertilizer plant
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next to a town because of all of the corporation harming anti-business regulation only had to have a million dollars in liability insurance. >> right next to a nursing home. >> stephanie: and a school. you say the town was failed by multiple governmental agencies. insidious use of industry money like koch brothers that watered down regulation and enforcement. you say you know, we talked about this. the fact the plant had 1,350 times the amount of ammonium nitrate that blows up that was reportable to the dhs to report it is safe and secure. that's a crime far more important to the well-being of americans and a crime that ought to be punished by the lawsuits being filed. >> stephanie: more importantly, you go to the point of how this could happen again. >> yeah. i live up here, you know. every day i see all of the plants that are lining new jersey. and think any one of those could
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just go. i'm from louisiana. louisiana, you know, we have cancer alley which is just a series of chemical and other plants that are just waiting to blow up near baton rouge. of course, it is near east baton rouge, that's the poor side of town so we don't care about that. >> stephanie: you say there has been a creepy media blackout. you talk about what we just mentioned, the news conference where the president asked how many questions about -- the president's asked how many questions about benghazi. should million of americans live near chemical plants worry that things are going to go armageddon on their asses? yeah, good question. no one asks that one. >> how about we up the inspections or something like that? i guess, you know, again if you're only on the hook for a million dollars i hope texas appreciates all of the money that it's going to have to put out. i hope the company made that much in tax revenue for them in the time that they allowed it to exist. without any kind of oversight. >> stephanie: yeah. you stay is pathetically
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hilarious. they will strip away individual rights in hunting down jackoffs who want to be the joker but burden the capitalize with some oversight so it doesn't [ bleep ] burn your town down. that's government overreach you socialist bastards. it really is true. and that's the key. it was a preventable explosion. >> yeah. you know we're even seeing in bangladesh, they're arresting people because of that. i mean, of course, the factory collapse that killed, we're up to 600 people is horrible by degrees from the fertilizer plant explosion. but they're arresting people in bangladesh. and we're supposedly the laws for capitalism -- >> stephanie: the price of doing business. when there is another gun massacre, just the price of freedom. really? okay. okay. rudeness, great stuff as usual my friend. >> all right. cheery morning.
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1-800-steph-12 the phone number. dana in maryland. you're on the "the stephanie miller show." hey, dana. >> caller: good morning, guys. >> stephanie: good morning. >> caller: i was hoping chris might play some stones for us. >> stephanie: on it. >> keith richards. >> caller: how was it? >> it was great. >> singing and playing better than i've heard him. >> caller: okay. >> stephanie: maybe lindsay lohan is right. rehab is pointless. >> caller: i was with my crazy right wing friend the other night and she had a little too much wine and started on benghazi and then she told me that obamacare they're going to put chips in all of us. have you read that? >> stephanie: no. >> caller: going to track our bank accounts and where we are. so absurd. i don't know -- and she really believes it. >> stephanie: with the amount i drink, it might be good to be
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microchipped. i could get returned to chris. >> same heating grate i would have to peel her off. >> stephanie: can you peel her off again? >> caller: the other thing is this sanford guy. this is unbelievable. how is he even getting closer? i just -- i mean he -- >> stephanie: sanford has pulled ahead in the latest poll. >> caller: don't you find that astounding? >> stephanie: yes, i do. >> caller: go with that. you guys have an opinion? >> stephanie: yes indeed. i am appalled. you were saying south carolina is very conservative. >> it is a very conservative state. they will overlook transgressions like that. >> stephanie: funny. their version of what do you call it, family values down there. very nice. >> we don't live there. we're not privy to the barrage of ads they might be getting.
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>> stephanie: they do stuff like that. this have to talk to jacki about this. south carolina house passes nullification bill to make obamacare a crime. those are your mark sanford voters. they passed a nullification that declares president obama's healthcare law to be null and void and criminalizes, ladies and gentlemen its implementation. it is a viable alternative to says session. i guess those were their two choices because they claim the state has authority over the tenth amendment. constitutional -- what's the word i'm looking for? scholars, end to disagree. to say the tenth amendment gives states sovereignty is reading way too much into the text. >> they tested that in 1865. >> see how well that worked out for them. >> stephanie: south carolina nikki haley says we won't pursue the changes being forced on us
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by washington. the exchanges are nothing more than the state to do the federal government's bidding and spending massive amount of taxpayer dollars on subsidies we can't aford. >> stephanie: you get money from the government. they're not being forced -- so that tells you everything about what's happening in south carolina. larry in denver. welcome. >> caller: good morning. you guys are a good way to wake up in the morning. >> stephanie: thank you. >> caller: i got a point about the legislators who vote against the background check. it seems they all make the same excuse that they think that somewhere down the pipe, there is going to be some national gun registration that's going to come after this. well, i say simply, well, you could vote the background check in now and when somebody's crazy enough to pass some kind of national registry later on, block it like you're blocking
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the gun control. >> stephanie: right. there you go. there you go. except there isn't a national registry specifically written into the bill. in case you were actually reading the bill. dan in alabama, real quick. hey, dan. >> caller: good morning, guys. >> stephanie: 20 seconds. sorry. go ahead. >> caller: i appreciate that. i just wanted to make a point about gun control here in alabama. we're now -- they're bragging about this. our so-called government leaders which are of course, republican-controlled, god help us all. but anyway -- >> stephanie: i think that's a point. 58 minutes after the hour. rick overton live in studio on "the stephanie miller show."
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[ ♪ theme ♪ ] >> stephanie: all right.
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hello tv world. hour number two. rick overton comedian extraordinaire on the way in. jacki, did you see this? south carolina passes a bill that makes obamacare a crime. >> i'm so glad they're working on stuff that matters. >> stephanie: nikki haley says it is a way for the state to do the federal government's bidding and pay subsidies for things we can't afford. >> i'm not sure how that falls to the states. there is truly taxpayer money going to subsidies of private insurance companies and that's not a great thing but it is not state money. and the federal government is going to help out with medicaid expansion which will help to provide health insurance to people who live in poverty so i'm not seeing the state burden at this point. >> stephanie: i'm sure governor haley will correct the record. >> of course she will. she's a reasonable woman. >> stephanie: here she is in the current news center, jacki schechner. >> good morning, everybody. president obama is kicking off a new middle class jobs and
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opportunity tour with a trip to austin texas on thursday. he plans to visit with tech students and entrepreneurs and speak with workers who are aiming to get into and stay into -- stay in the middle class. the president will travel to other cities as part of the tour in the coming weeks but we don't have the details of the cities just yet. yesterday the president spoke to the class of 2013 at ohio state university. first of three planned commencement speeches he will give this graduation season. he urged the audience yesterday to do bigger -- to do better, dream bigger and have faith in government. >> obama: unfortunately, you've grown up hearing voices that incessantly warn of government as nothing more than some separate sinister entity that's at the root of all of our problems. they do their best to gum up the works. they'll warn tyranny is lurking around the corner.
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you should reject these voices. >> congress is back in session this week and it is planning to tack beel immigration, internet tax and overtime pay. the senate judiciary committee will start marking up the bipartisan proposal but committee chairman patrick leahy may rock the vote when he introduces an amendment that would afford same-sex couples the same green card advantages to heterosexual couples. they'll discuss whether or not private employers can offer hourly workers time off and the senate will work on online retailers having to collect sales tax. we're back after the break.
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>> stephanie: 1-800-steph-12 the number toll free from anywhere. stephaniemiller.com. you can e-mail us all there executive producer chris lavoie, voice deity jim ward. i'll let you know if i'm going to be on cnn. >> normally you would be on erin burnett. >> stephanie: jason in jersey writes saw you on erin burnett. what is that woman smoking? does she make up statistics to fit her argument? >> computer says yes. >> stephanie: where does she get the $2.5 million number in regard to gun defense? >> stephanie: from her ass. she said two and a half million crimes are committed a year by people with wielding guns. [ whatever! ] >> you can't see her ass in one day. >> who is that voice? >> stephanie: rick overton. >> it is a pleasure to be here. thanks for inviting me, my loves. it is like the warmth of a crackling fire being around you in the morning. >> stephanie: we're the yule
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log of radio. did you watch any of the nra convention? >> just highlights. >> stephanie: here's wayne lapierrre. >> the nra will go the distance, no matter what it takes. not one single inch. >> go the distance? how about jupiter. that sounds good to me. >> stephanie: there you go. we were saying, mike tomasky wrote a great piece in the "daily beast" about the fact that nearly every idea in the bill of rights comes with restrictions. the second amendment is sacrosanct. what is that? it is jim's phone. okay. church bells are ringing. >> see, it is a wedding of two things. i think right now, there are a lot of gun owners who would love for the sensible gun ownership organization to pop up and get them off of this burning vote, you know. >> and that is another wedding.
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of two ideas. >> it is a wedding of two weddings. >> stephanie: jim forgot to turn his phone off. any right is unrestricted is at odds and the idea that a group of americans possesses a right to own and practice weapons and kill numerous innocent people in seconds destroying communities and tearing up the communities. if you want to shoot an assault rifle. one supreme court justice away from getting some sanity and balance to interpretations of the second amendment. only thing i can't decide whether it would be more delicious for barack obama to appoint the judge or for hillary clinton to do it. [ ♪ nah nah nah nah nah ♪ ] >> stephanie: there goes wayne lapierrre's head. [ explosion ] say it with us, president clinton. okay. >> yeah. the assault rifle ban from that other clinton. must ring --
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>> stephanie: exactly. glenn beck on the list of speakers at the nra this week. >> it is not just the democrats. it's the republicans as well. the problems are everywhere. >> stephanie: oh. he's talking about a couple of reasons republicans voted for background checks. the enemy is everywhere. everywhere now. by the way, eric boehlert is coming up at the bottom of the hour. glenn beck has two competing conspiracy theories. he's put out both of them. they completely contradict each other. >> glenn beck is contradicting himself? what? i feel dirty. i want to cry in an empty bathtub, nude, shaking with the water off just as the camera pans up and away which it would have to do really. you can't really focus on a thing like that. >> stephanie: no. thank you for that, rick overton. >> glenn beck is brilliant at making any real conspiracy look nuts because it is all on the same burning vote on everything he's saying.
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he's a fine, fine performer. >> not as good as jeff beck. >> stephanie: oh. eric is here. i totally forgot. eric is here now. thank you, eric boehlert from media matters for america doing the lord's work as usual. ♪ hurts so good ♪ ♪ come on, baby ♪ hurt so good ♪ >> stephanie: let's dive into the right-wing world. i don't know what that means. eric boehlert from media matters who we love. i'm sorry eric, i was momentarily cheating on with you another brilliant man. sorry. yeah. really incredible this weekend. the nra. you tweeted great stuff. wow, beck at gun nut hashtag comparing -- comparing to martin luther king. irony lost on them. >> beck went with the we shall overcome because gun owners like minorities in america, are facing perilous you know,
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freedom. they're under attack for freedom. so, of course, you know, when you talk about guns and m.l.k. on twitter and elsewhere, the about a rang comes back. he owned a gun. he owned a gun. the government denied him you know, the right to carry a gun which i think is accurate. so they're saying like if m.l.k. had a right to a gun he wouldn't have been assassinated. he would have been on the balcony with a gun he would have spun around shot his assassin. >> through the wall. >> just like robert kennedy would have had his gun at the hotel in l.a. it doesn't make any sense. >> the civil rights -- >> tick -- particularly gruesome to be quoting the guy who was gunned down and comparing your movement to his. >> so they're suggesting civil rights should have been armed? >> a quote about that last
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winter. limbaugh -- >> guns versus hoses. >> saying if representative lewis, john lewis had a gun at the edmond pettus bridge in mobile, the movement would have looked different because rush limbaugh thinks it would have been a good idea if civil rights marchers had opened fire on alabama policemen. >> stephanie: that would have ended well for everybody. >> it is just simply firearms sales. could this be anymore obviously -- he doesn't care who buys them as long as everyone is. >> stephanie: yep. exactly. >> and the billions keep coming for firearms company. absolutely. >> stephanie: the important issue, as you point out benghazi. seriously, we're going to have our eighth, ninth benghazi hearing because someone agrees with what the administration had said. one of the blockbuster benghazi whistle-blowers testified about benghazi last year.
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>> you know, this was the quote whistle-blower who was quote silenced by the state department to testify in public last october. worst silencing ever. >> here's a microphone. >> here's a tv camera. here is a congressional hearing. you know. it is going to be -- you know, it is just going to be an awful week. fox is going live with its watergate coverage. to cbs's credit, they call them so-called whistle-blowers which is probably about right. basically, the premise of this entire hearing is we have three people in the state department who disagree with what the state department has said about the benghazi attack. that is it. we have no proof of wrongdoing. we have no cover-up. we have no -- they disagree. therefore, we're going to spend taxpayer's dollars on having another round of hearings because someone in washington disagrees with the state department. that's the premise. i'm not kidding. this is where we are. >> stephanie: as you tweeted
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yesterday, wait, what? the dow's crossed 15,000 yesterday? obama's second term is doomed. in a related story i'm sure when "meet the press" debates obama's 100 days on sunday, they'll mention 330,000 new jobs created in february, right? sadly, you were wrong once again. >> i'm always wrong when it comes to "meet the press." i always set the bar too high. there was a drumbeat late last week about i think it came in the wake of the press conference he had. and everyone maureen dowd and dana milbank came away, obama doesn't have -- jonathan karl questioned it. do you have any juice for the second term? it will be just like bush. the wheels are falling off. as i pointed out a couple of days ago his approval rating on may 1st, 2013 is the same as it was on may 1 2012, the same as it was on may 1 2011, the
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same as it was on may 1 2010. his approval rating has been the same for four years. the dow is over 15,000. he's averaging 200,000 new jobs per month in a second term and the press wants to talk about how this is all falling apart and what happened to obama. you have to really be committed to that narrative. >> stephanie: i need to have you on speed dial during "meet the press" from now on because i just -- did you notice that yesterday, like the premise of david gregory's questions are -- he did some softball to rudy giuliani which already -- the premise is obama administration bad, right? >> gregory definitely used -- >> am i right or am i right? >> stephanie: the president more kenyan or socialist? >> how big of a failure is the president? >> he asks, republican, is obama a lame duck? where he's coming from that, i guess it's because you know, he couldn't get the gun bill passed even though what that should lead to is constant roundtable
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discussions of how freaking crazy is the g.o.p.? but instead it's why can't obama get these radical obstructionists to vote for him? >> stephanie: yeah. i swear to god, i feel like the theme of every "meet the press" is why is the president leading by not leading enough or leading too much or -- literally, they had -- >> that's a pretty leading -- your honor, that's leading the witness. >> stephanie: some republican congressman on. of course the president didn't do enough at the right time in syria. he should have done -- yes. >> and the leading thing is basically, it all comes down to why can't obama change the republican's radical behavior? and whether it is sequester whether it's gun -- you know, fill in the blank. that is the premise that we've been dealing with for five years. why can't obama change the other parties? >> stephanie: i think the question to rudy giuliani was something, eric, along the lines tying together benghazi and the
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boston bombing president's failure to -- the failure to lead. what do you think rudy giuliani is going to say? let me tee this up for you. >> keeps walking up to its parents, the kid who is the monster in the mall, why aren't you a better parent to me? how they confront the democrats. they are the source of the problem and then they say why didn't you rein me in better? >> president obama retroactively cause 9-11? >> fox has been trying to tie in benefit benghazi and boston and as i pointed out last week, at some time, you turn on fox news, you would think we have no idea who did the boston bombing. you would think they're on the run. you wouldn't think one of them is dead and one is behind bars. you think this whole thing had been completely botched from beginning to end instead of congratulating law enforcement on one of the most efficient manhunts. >> stephanie: that was my
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second head explosion during "meet the press." [ explosion ] the widening plot in boston. two dufuses that hit a backpack? that's not a widening al-qaeda plot. >> some other dufuses. >> stephanie: two stoners stoners who hid the backpack. >> it was a gaggle of dufi. >> stephanie: may favorite piece, beck now mired in boston conspiracies. saudi arabia involved in attack yet the saudis tried to warn the u.s. about the bomber. >> again, you know, beck contradicting himself is not exactly breaking news. this was -- literally within 90 seconds. it was two like massive you know iceberg collisions of conspiracy theories. one is, you know, beck went all in on this awful conspiracy smear of the saudi national student who, oh by the way got burned from the explosion. it was 150 other people. he's in his hospital room and the "new york post" and glenn
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beck suddenly decide he's the suspect. he's in custody. glenn beck said he's absolutely involved. calls him a dirt bag. meanwhile, law enforcement is, you know, ten times this guy is not involved, we're not interested. good luck. we hope you recover. he's been pushing the saudi arabia conspiracy theory for ten days. late last week, remember, the daily mail, they uncorked this conspiracy theory that saudi arabia had actually warned the obama administration about the boston bomber and oh, my god, the state department and homeland security bungled this. we need to impeach obama. within 90 seconds beck says saudi arabia's involved in the bombing. oh, by the way saudi arabia tried to warn us about the boston bombing. >> stephanie: eric, i think you missed the point. either way, the president should be impeached. [ laughter ] either in cahoots with saudi arabia or he was ignoring their warnings. either way.
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he's got to go. >> stephanie: because he won't lead. or he's stopped leading by leading too much. eric boehlert, spectacular stuff as usual. see you next week. there he goes. love me some eric boehlert. [ applause ] why won't he get out of the way by leading. okay. 20 minutes -- >> underestimating. >> stephanie: exactly. 20 minutes after the hour. back with more with comedian rick overton live in studio on "the stephanie miller show." >> announcer: it's not radio. it's "the stephanie miller show." you would rather deal with ahmadinejad than me. >>absolutely. >> and so would mitt romney. (vo) she's joy behar. >>and the best part is that current will let me say anything. what the hell were they thinking?
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date, staying in touch with everything that is going on politically and putting my own nuance on it. in reality it's not like they actually care. this is purely about political grandstanding. [ ♪ rap ♪ ] ♪ work that booty ♪ >> stephanie: 25 minutes.
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>> when was the last time you were flipped around and had your booty -- >> stephanie: you don't know what happened this weekend. [ laughter ] 25 minutes -- what did i mean by that? 1-800-steph-12 the phone number toll free from anywhere. rick overton no longer fighting with siri. >> we've been in couples therapy for a long time because of communication problems. and now, i don't know what happened. it was just -- you know, the way you can work on something so long and fight so hard and that wasn't what happened. it was just nature found the right day and went click. like that. and now i think -- >> i think it's time we see other devices. >> stephanie: are you seeing other devices? giving each other permission to run? >> you might say we're getting siri-us. >> that's the emmy award winning humor. >> not at this hour.
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i'm on three cylinders. wait until you see that. >> stephanie: i feel the same way because she used to resist me. remember? >> well, she's never going to pronounce my name right. i've come to terms with that. >> stephanie: she was trying to come between roland and i. she kept saying i do not know what you mean by roland. that is not what i said. do you want me to search for businesses. you know who i mean! >> i would offer my services to fix gpss that don't go la jolla california. >> they pronounce it really weird. >> oh, come on, computer! >> stephanie: oh, siri, you're a development 1-800-steph-12. steph in houston you're on with rick. hello, stephanie. >> caller: hello, how are you? >> stephanie: hello. >> hello. how are you?
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recalculating. >> stephanie: recalculating conversation. >> good morning, steph. >> caller: i'm reporting after my weekend with former harlem globetrotters and nra -- >> stephanie: what's the name of your group? >> moms demand action. >> stephanie: yea. >> caller: okay, all y'all out in "the stephanie miller show" land we're at 99,995 likes right now so please like us. put us over the edge. >> stephanie: on facebook, it is moms demand action. >> moms demand action for gun sense in america. >> stephanie: if you do that first part it might sound like something different. >> stephanie: it might be a milt thing. >> caller: i'm just talking to talk about whatever went on over the weekend. we had a great event with former
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globetrotters. they were amazing and just incredible as you would expect. >> stephanie: who did you have? >> caller: we had -- we had willie sky horman. i know. and -- well, actually i shouldn't announce their names. never mind. scratch that. >> stephanie: go ahead. >> caller: just geek out and sing the song. one of them let me twirl the basketball on my finger thing. >> stephanie: we geek on harlem globetrotters last week. >> caller: so we did that in the morning. that was amazing. then we went over to the nra convention. >> stephanie: awesome. [ wah wah ] >> stephanie: thank you. moms demand action. go like them on facebook. back with more rick overston
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we'll do it live. they suck. >> someone did a musical dance mix to that. oh my god, i gotta get it for you. >> stephanie: rick overton comedian extraordinaire in studio with us. that nra convention. glenn beck spoke. >> they feel they must regulate us until we comply. i will not comply. [ applause ] >> stephanie: tough guy. tough guy. >> i would say everyone kind of clear a wide area around him. >> stephanie: yeah. >> you don't want any ricochet. >> the doughy pant load might explode. >> i don't want to be misidentified with you when the camera is looking for you from two miles above silently. little red laser dot on your shirt. >> what's that dot? >> stephanie: is that blood on your shirt?
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>> i'm being painted. hey, can i have some conspiracy music. glenn beck brings you among other -- you know, the blaze is his little interweb thing. underground assault rifle.com proprietor believe has enlisted world net daily to promote his business. he will train you how to get an untraceable assault rifle. >> is it the printing machine? >> stephanie: fun facts. so they mention the boston and connecticut tragedies. at the bottom of the barrel are those who seek to profit off the national tragedies salon writes. that's where you'll find a veteran -- caleb with world net daily, glenn beck and others to offer anyone with $27 information on how to build a completely untraceable ar-15 assault rifle in the comfort of their own garage. the proprietor of underground assault rifle.com. a virginia-based business whose
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sole business to do everything they need to know about crafting copes of the rifles. >> either that or we'll get a lot more than i just shot myself. >> stephanie: i just [ bleep ] myself. >> there is a big push to unload that gun. i wouldn't be surprised if the ar-16 doesn't show up soon after. this smells like clearance sale stuff to me. they must go! the 2014s are on the way. >> stephanie: this guy is a well-known huxster. it is on front page ad. also a must-read item about the mysterious jesus area stone that has sparked major debate among scholars. >> the what? >> call now to get six free minutes and while supplies last this brazilian power crystal absolutely free. >> peruvian war crystal.
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>> look what i found gentlemen! indy, be careful with it. >> don't worry. i know what i'm doing. i'm going to roll that rock back where they set it against. excuse me, guys, i'm just going to push this rock back. >> stephanie: i got duped again. when you type -- when you google his name -- when you type his name in google and the google machine, you get caleb lee super diet scam. he had a super diet scam a few years ago. >> super diet? what did that consist of? >> i'm guessing it wasn't all that super. >> peruvian power crystals. >> stephanie: a quick perusal of lee's do it yourself manual suggests people who shell out may be disappointed because the information is available for free online. lee doesn't offer direct access to suppliers.
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use search for unfinished strip receiver. what could possibly go wrong? salon writes a word to the wise, a 2002 discussion thread on ar-15 fan sites suggests using a drillpress to machine an ar-15 is a bad idea. it could result in injury. >> i just [ bleep ] myself. >> handy thing to keep with you next to your meth lab. your ar-15 build it up kit when you have that extra chunk of energy from your magical purrry vannian -- peruvian crystal. >> caller: hi, how are you? >> stephanie: good. go ahead. >> caller: i wanted to make a statement about sandy hook. this weekend everybody was all into this nra thing while all of the poor people in sandy hook are trying to figure out what to do with the school.
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i've got an idea on what to do with the school. we've got all of the schools that have gone -- what do you call? out of business. all across the united states. what if we took the sandy hook school and some of the other schools and we turned them into rehabilitation centers, you could take the classrooms, turn them into dorm rooms they've already got cafeterias where you can cook for the kids. give the parents who are taking care of quadriplegics and paraplegics a break. give these people somewhere to go where they'll have great care. take the profit from that and build a new school for the sandy hook people. i can't believe all of this is going on. you have to have -- you have to go through a class to drive a car. a car is a lethal weapon. you have to go through a class. you have to get registered and licensed to drive a car. why don't you have to get registered and licensed to own a gun? >> stephanie: exactly. last week's talking point rick,
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was swimming pools. that's what the gun nut was yelling at me. swimming pools kill more. as jim says, swimming pools were not designed to kill people nor were cars. >> well, if you jump in and there's no water in the pool, then yes. >> you can see why the desperation has teams of people scrambling with yellow pads written out lists of responses that you might be able to hit back with and they're ripping divots of hair out with the abject failure of each. >> stephanie: that was her response to the tragic story of the 5-year-old whose parents bought him a rifle and he shot his 2-year-old sister to death and they market these guns for -- his rifle. >> pink. pink and blue and kid colors. candy like bubblegum colors. >> stephanie: exactly. jim porter, the guy we were talking about. he's the new nra president. this guy. >> that guy. >> you know, obama is plotting
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with the who's of who the gun ban movement. >> stephanie: oh okay. >> plotting. >> stephanie: right. here he is again. >> president obama demanded that his followers extract revenge. and revenge is what is motivating the president's unrelenting attacks on gun owners. >> you mean exact revenge. that's the wrong verb. not extracting. you're a moron. >> stephanie: thirdly. >> you are an idiot ha, ha, ha, ha ha, ha. >> who is it that attacked fort sumter? it was the south. >> stephanie: would you like the fun facts about jim porter? a lawyer from alabama. he told a crowd once he likes to refer to the civil war as the war of northern aggression and has called barack obama a fake president whose entire administration is anti-freedom. >> huh? >> stephanie: he added the nra remains vital today to train civilians to use firearms so
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when they're ready to fight tyranny, they're ready to do it. also when they're ready to fight tyranny, they have the wherewithal and the weapons to do it. >> camera that can watch your infrared signals moving around under the roof of your home. they can see you so they can pinpoint which room to hit. all your assault rifle will do is validate the well, i think we gotta use the other equipment we've spent all this money on. if you're all firing -- battling over short rounds and long rounds is what this battle is about. because no one's talking about your short rounds, your 9 mills your 45s your 44s, all of that. you get to shoot that. they're talking about a bullet that goes through the bad guy into your neighbor and then ricochets off them into their kid. a bullet that just keeps going. and if you're not shooting a deer, they're talking about the speed at which you load another one of the bullets in behind the one you just shot.
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that's technically a lot of the battle. find out who it is pulling the trigger. those are the core elemental things being sought here. if you're resisting that part and some of us are gun owners and saying this. and i have no problem with this stuff going on right now. to not have that part. it is like -- you're a like a car owner that says take out all of the red lights and the green lights and i'm just going to gas and go at every intersection. >> stephanie: seatbelt law cell phone laws, regulations. >> do these people realize taking up arms against your own government isn't patriotism? it is treason. >> stephanie: there is a law against driving drunk but you can use a gun drunk. there is no law that regulates alcohol and firearms. historically such a grand combination. >> stop swaying. >> oh, now there's two of them. >> stephanie: the important thing is did glenn beck cry at
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the nra convention? yes, he did. >> let us now start the conversation about responsibility. >> really? >> oh, my god? >> stephanie: that's the real tragedy. >> start the onion near his eyes and glass. >> tragedy is so many toddlers remain unshot. >> stephanie: yikes. michelle in baton rouge you're on with rick. >> michelle! hello! >> stephanie: oh, dear. okay. >> that would have been a good one. >> stephanie: paul in utah. welcome. hey, paul. >> caller: good morning. >> stephanie: good morning. >> caller: love your show. john fuglesang on there is hilarious. >> stephanie: thank you. >> caller: i took a few seconds to watch the nra convention. i would have to go hurl between sessions. >> you look great. your figure looks great.
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>> caller: it does. >> you lost a lot of weight. >> stephanie: kept your girlish figure. >> caller: disgusting. i noticed a couple of things that are indicative of the election period and that is when there is a small audience, there are no cameras that are set from the presenter's perspective or from the stage. it is always set toward the stage. at the convention. the nra convention. and when there was an applause for as large as a national convention as that should be, the audience -- the applause wasn't that robust. so, to me, if there would have been a huge gathering of thousands and thousands of people, they would have had a camera showing that audience. to show how big they look. >> stephanie: i can explain that. they don't want you to see that there are no black people.
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anywhere. okay. 46 minutes after the hour. right back. rick overton live in studio on "the stephanie miller show." >> i got her number off the men's room stall 1-800-steph-12. (vo) she gets the comedians laughing and the thinkers thinking. >>ok, so there's wiggle room in the ten commandments, that's what you're saying. you would rather deal with ahmadinejad than me. >>absolutely. >> and so would mitt romney. (vo) she's joy behar. >>and the best part is that current will let me say anything. what the hell were they thinking?
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>> stephanie: theme they're supposed to be liberal media. >> liberal bias. >> stephanie: erin burnett host ad-libral round table to gripe about president obama's shortcomings and members of congress. how often would they host a show to complain about the republican leadership? see, that's my point. >> stephanie: the subject was maureen dowd's column, bashing the president. i don't get it. blah, blah blah. liberal lefty. blah blah. >> how dare the liberal media -- >> stephanie: even burnett joined in on the obama criticism you're the president of the united states. you have a lot of powers. you have executive powers. yes, i don't get it. >> they're dumb over there. >> stephanie: come on. look alive here!
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[ applause ] >> it is like in monty python, they ran out of weapons started catapulting sheeps and cows. they're out of anything good to hit with. this is the other crap. off the burning zeppelin. >> stephanie: when has fox news had a roundtable on criticizing republicans? never. glenn beck at the nra convention. glen too crazy for fox beck. >> guns save lives. guns protect our mothers our wives, our daughters our children. >> except that one time. >> stephanie: when you're 43 times more likely to kill one of them because you have a gun in the house than an intruder. >> kid did a good job of protecting his sister. >> anyone ever done a tally of lives saved? >> no. >> it is impossible to keep a statistic like that. >> i guess it is. >> every burglary foiled. >> look at all of the things that didn't happen. >> stephanie: statistics
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pulled freshly from the wrath. gail trotter who i was on with. what did she say? two and a half million people lives are saved every year because of guns. what? [ scooby-doo's "huh?" ] >> pulled from her rectum is where that's coming from. >> that sizable rectum of hers. >> stephanie: senator dick durbin on the nra association. >> the national rifle association can go to texas. but they shouldn't celebrate when at the look at the carnage that takes place virtually every day in america because convicted felons have guns. >> stephanie: and terrorists, almost 250 terrorists on the terrorist watch list were able to legally buy guns because they didn't close that loophole. >> that's freedom for you. anyone can use that phrase, freedom. >> you're infringing on my right to continue pointlessly kicking this puppy. that's my freedom and right to kick the puppy. >> where in the constitution
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does it say i can't kick a puppy? >> hi, franz. >> caller: good morning, stephanie. >> stephanie: good morning. >> caller: i think the reason the repugs are keeping the benghazi issue alive is that they're trying to damage hillary clinton so that maybe she be able to get the democratic nomination. >> stephanie: how is that going for them? she had 65% approval rating. >> i would love to see her debate sarah palin. >> stephanie: she sent a bunch of -- a bunch of incomprehensible things at the nra convention. just reading it, i was like what? >> it was worthless for me to pull any of that. that's why you don't have any of that. >> stephanie: thank you for sparing me. >> doesn't have no meaning -- >> stephanie: kevin in d.c. hi kevin. >> good morning. thank you so much for your group
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keeping me sane because the last -- george bush was celebrated, the man who didn't care where bin laden was and torched the economy. our current president where we got 15,000 on the dow for the first time. lowest unemployment rate since 2008. what are people saying? huh? what? where? >> stephanie: what now? >> i don't -- obviously it is not working but i don't get -- what type of person falls for this stuff? i guess well, sometimes the alternative universe is fun to be in. i get to have you relentlessly. but still, you know, that alternate universe where we're married and what not. >> stephanie: right. >> caller: this stuff, like a gun safety measure being defeated is defeat for the president and not the poor
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victims. what's going on here? >> stephanie: it is a victory for the nra. law for school kids. sofia in bangor. you're on the "the stephanie miller show." banger jim. >> i just met her. >> stephanie: hi, sofia. >> caller: sylvia. i'm calling for two reasons. first of all i love your show. but i get tired of hearing about politics, you know, the democrats, the republicans, the liberals, the conservatives, this and that, hillary palin. i just really wish we could have normal conversations without including the political agenda. you know. just a normal conversation because i think the real conversations have to come down to things like, you know, maybe we should have a license for people to become parents because you know, if you have unethical stupid irresponsible parents they will do numerous things to
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endanger their children, not just buy guns, okay. that's been -- proven over and over and over and over again. so i have two wishes. one that we could do a challenge. one day that doesn't mention any political party. >> stephanie: my goodness. the gauntlet has been thrown. >> caller: that's my challenge. also if we could discuss you know, the concept of stupid parents. >> stephanie: i agree. by the way i think i said that. i don't think -- i think that's why 90% of americans are for background checks. i don't think it is a partisan issue, do you? i don't think -- you know, to me, i don't see where that's a controversial issue or a partisan issue to say you're a dope for buying your 5-year-old a rifle. really? and you know -- >> not a very healthy parenting move. >> stephanie: yeah. that's exactly what i said. not only buying it -- >> 2-year-old had a rifle to
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shoot him back. >> stephanie: back with more of rick overton live in studio on "the stephanie miller show."
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[ ♪ theme ♪ ] > well, this is the "the stephanie miller show." as you can probably tell, stephanie is not here. she seems to have forgotten that we do a toss to jacki at this time. >> that's usually my job. >> hello jacki. >> awkward. >> totes awkward.
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>> how do you do a show with no politics? >> exactly. i have no idea. maybe she was talking about trying to -- that we were talking about the caller last hour, kind of lowering the level of partisan discourse maybe. but we're a political program. >> exactly. >> just wanted to make sure i was still on the right show. >> stephanie: it was a republican that wanted us to stop talking about politics. >> thank you for joining us stephanie miller on "the stephanie miller show." now 100% more stephanie miller. >> it is "the stephanie miller show." >> stephanie: i know. i enjoy it with a little less me. and a little more jacki schechner in the current news center. >> oh, good morning everybody. in a shocking move last february florida governor rick scott came out in support of accepting the affordable care act medicaid expansion which meant the state would take federal money in order to offer healthcare coverage to people who are living under the poverty level. while considering that he not only spent more than $5 million of his own money fighting healthcare reform and he helped
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lead the charge to take the fight against healthcare reform all the way to the supreme court. it was pretty extraordinary that he made this turnaround and it was likely a political calculation to try to stop his hemorrhaging poll numbers. while at the same time we notice that scott's change of heart still needed republican state legislature approval in order to pass and that's why he could say he was for it and at the same time, no, he would never have to accept it. that's exactly now what has happened. the florida state legislature wrapped up friday without passing a budget that includes the medicaid money. unless democrats convince the g.o.p. majority to call a special session, there are 1.3 million floridians who aren't going to have access to the healthcare coverage they would have under affordable care act. in international news, israel has not officially confirmed or denied it launched air strikes on syrian military targets on friday and then again yesterday but it has long said it would go after any transfer of weapons to hezbollah or other
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terrorist groups in lebanon that may threaten israel's security. medical sources say 42 syrian soldiers are killed rather and another 100 are missing. iran says it is prepared to train the syrian army to respond. the israeli defense force says on its web site, there are no wins over war. we're back after the break. stay with us. >> if you believe in state's rights but still support the drug war you must be high. >> "viewpoint" digs deep into the issues of the day. >> do you think that there is any chance we'll see this president even say the words "carbon tax"? >> with an open mind... >> has the time finally come for real immigration reform? >> ...and a distinctly satirical point of view. >> but you mentioned "great leadership" so i want to talk about donald rumsfeld. >> (laughter). >> watch the show. >> only on current tv.
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you know who is coming on to me now? you know the kind of guys that do reverse mortgage commercials? those types are coming on to me all the time now. (vo) she gets the comedians laughing and the thinkers thinking. >>ok, so there's wiggle room in the ten commandments, that's what you're saying. you would rather deal with ahmadinejad than me. >>absolutely. >> and so would mitt romney. (vo) she's joy behar. >>and the best part is that current will let me say anything. what the hell were they thinking? this show is about analyzing criticizing, and holding policy to the fire.
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are you encouraged by what you heard the president say the other night? is this personal or is it political? a lot of my work happens by doing the things that i am given to doing anyway. staying in tough with everything that is my own nuance on it. not only does senator rubio just care about rich people but somehow he thinks raising the minimum wage is a bad idea for the middle class. but we do care about them, right? vo: the war room tonight at 6 eastern >> stephanie: rick overton live in studio with us. >> thanks for having me on board the s.s. miller. >> stephanie: thank you. aye-aye, captain. >> fortunately we don't have an italian captain. >> stephanie: i'm julie your cruise director. ♪ in the morning in the
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evening ♪ >> without the cocaine problem. >> stephanie: because i need to be more hyper. [ laughter ] >> stephanie: dennis writes steph, ted cruz is eligible to run for president while he was born in canada to a cuban father, his mother was and is american so he eligible to be president. he's also eligible to be the world's biggest douche nozzle. >> he looks like joe mccarthy. >> they brought him in because he looks like mccarthy. >> a list of 205 communists in the state department. >> stephanie: we've been talking about -- >> have you no decency? >> stephanie: the nra convention just wrapped up yesterday. todd in houston you're on "the stephanie miller show." hi todd. >> caller: howdy. how are you? >> stephanie: good. go ahead. >> caller: oh, i was wondering what's so bad with my ar-15. i bought it to hog hunt. >> stephanie: those are some big hogs. >> caller: normally, i use a dog
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and a knife but sometimes we'll come across a big pack. i come across a pack so big my 30 round mags aren't enough ammo. i'm wondering what so bad with my varmint rifle. >> stephanie: what's so bad about what? >> varmint rifle. >> stephanie: we had the other guy. everybody's life is like a hannibal the movie every day. wild. man-eating pigs that roam in giant packs in which you would need an assault rifle. >> have you thought about switching to a larger caliber and using another kind? 223 has its purpose but sometimes for a hog, it is not the right -- the round will, at some point, it will start to spin unless you're close. it goes clean through the hog. a hog that charges i've heard people say you will take two rounds. i don't know. look, i'm not against the ownership of a firearm. i'm thinking there might be be
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an answer that doesn't also lead to everybody else then takes what you said for your purposes and uses it for completely different purposes because of what you said. >> stephanie: who is this the last time you called? >> stephanie: the man eating hogs are in. >> stephanie: and hannibal. >> it is like a cat. once you feed them the stuff out of the can they won't go back to the dry stuff. >> stephanie: so -- >> tastes like bacon. humans taste like bacon.
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>> stephanie: thanks, jim. so the man accused of lying after the boston bombings is seeking release. that's what they normally try that right? didn't johnny cochran tell that to o.j. simpson half way through the trial. thanks for asking. nice try. >> i will get you out. guaranteed. >> we will fight for you. even if you killed a bunch of people. we'll fight for you! >> stephanie: lawyers for a man charged with lying to investigators after the boston marathon bombings are asking to release him from jail saying he had nothing to do with the bombings and was not a flight risk. he's the guy with the name you can pronounce. robel phillipos. his lawyer said this case is about a frightened student. he said that he basically -- look, he's a stoner that spazzed out.
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i was saying -- >> literally a flight risk. >> stephanie: right. literally, he could get high. we were talking about this. i can't believe david gregory called it a widening plot because it makes it sound bad for the president. these are two -- couple of dufuses that panicked and hid the backpack, or the laptop. new york times had a piece yesterday about dzhokhar. that's what we're going with now. because we thought it was -- it is dzhokhar. >> man with two brains. >> great movie. >> stephanie: new version of the land shark. i'm telling you. anyway, "new york times" with some stuff on dzhokhar. on the day after the two bombs
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exploded near the finish line of the boston marathon, dzhokhar tapped out an early afternoon text message to a classmate at the university of massachusetts want to hang out. yeah, sure his friend said. he lounged at his friend's apartment trying to best him into soccer on a playstation. >> national football -- >> stephanie: that night he worked out at the campus gym. by early friday, he was the target of the largest dragnet in massachusetts history. to even his closest friends mr. tsarnaev was smart athletic 19-year-old with a barbed wit and a laid back demeanor fond of soccer and parties and all too fond of marijuana. one fun fact from the boston times. >> what student isn't fond of marijuana? >> found a college kid. hey, sarge what have you got
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for me? >> i got one for you. it is a beauty. it will bust it all wide open. i found a college kid all hopped up on the marijuana. the mary jane. look at him. look at his face! you can see it. >> stephanie: hey mr., have you been smoking marijuana cigarettes? >> i'll knock that smile off your face. >> stephanie: times writing his disintegrating family. the glaring blackness in his private moments. oblique signs that the gap was widening between rawrchgy jokes and posts about girls and cars on twitter. he described terrifying nightmares about murder and destruction. he alluded to affection with his american life. the date of the marathon drew close, he dropped cryptic hints of the righteousness of an unspoken cause. was he influenced by his
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brother? blah, blah blah. it sounds like he was. but did he -- by the time this happened agreed with him i guess. had been radicalized. >> that's often the way it's supposed to go within a family. >> stephanie: the other fun facts we learned about the older brother. we call him the dead one. kind of a douche. in addition to -- besides the bombing, he wore -- >> former douche. >> stephanie: right. but he wore mirrored sunglasses and white alligator shoes. >> he wore them facing inward. >> stephanie: he dressed like liberace. have you seen the billboards? >> matt damon is supposed to be award worthy, brilliant. >> i wish my brother dzhokhar were here. >> look at our ang group laughing at -- our age group laughing at that one. >> chinchilla boxing shorts because they don't chafe. >> stephanie: thank you. he had a lot of girls hitting on
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him said a roommate, dzhokhar we're talking about. the picture in "the new york times," he looks like a boy band, somebody in a boy band. >> swarthy boy band. >> stephanie: something. >> you know, it is easier to convince a kid to do something stupid than an older guy. they use kids for that. >> stephanie: part two -- the dead wound kind of a douche. every time we went to dzhokhar's house, his brother would make us do a bunch of pushups to get us in shape. >> stop going over there then. >> stephanie: a second friend said that the older brother and their mother, zubeidat had a deep religious epiphany two or three years ago. at the time, it only irritated dzhokhar. during one visit tamerlan ordered him and dzhokhar to force them to read the fundamentals about islam and prayer. after that, they began avoiding the apartment. a couple of stoners.
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>> stephanie: really? >> the mother's name is zubeidat. ♪ zubeidat ♪ ♪ zubeidat ♪ >> stephanie: i think we need stoner music here. apparently this is happening at this part. dude. some munchies, your brother is going to make us read this. >> tostitos, doritos fritos. >> stephanie: after that, they began avoiding the apartment. let's not go to my house. tamerlan will just make us read. >> he sounds like a -- dull as dish water. >> stephanie: he was a big dude so we had to listen to him. during one of the exchange of text messages, dzhokhar indicated tamerlan was in the apartment with him when his friend was replying, stop
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ignoring me. don't make me suffer alone. >> sounds like a very healthy functional family dynamic going on there. >> stephanie: the conversion did not seem to diminish him in his younger brother's eyes. while the younger brother prayed daily during lunch breaks at his high school and one occasion at his university dorm, he never appeared devout telling one teacher i'm not up to that. he drank and smoked marijuana more marijuana than most students, his friends said despite was tamerlan's clear disapproval. >> eating some food. >> stephanie: all right. >> you know, just the fact that they're getting their minds -- i would like to know what these -- the parents are getting off the hook a little bit if they're leading him into all of this stuff. we're not seeing -- the smoke
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from the barrel is coming from on the gun. >> stephanie: the mother was obviously on the terrorist watch list. russia didn't tell us what was in the content of the phone conversations between the two of them. >> it didn't just start magically there. >> stephanie: yeah. then things took a dark turn. dzhokhar started to write of plagues of nightmares of dreams in july and two in december, one of which depicted the end of the world. in february, he wrote i killed abe lincoln during my two-hour nap. that's a stoner dream. >> that's a video game, i think. >> stephanie: days before his citizenship-seamer, he expressed wonder why more people did not realize the 2011 attack on the world trade center was an inside job. >> well, he's right about something. >> stephanie: those in later darker posts said if you have the knowledge and the inspiration, all that's left is to take action.
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just a year ago he said he wanted to become an engineer. two weeks before the marathon, said god is all that matters. something radicalized him. the interwebs his douchey older brother. >> sounds like he was doing pretty good on the other path there for a minute. >> you would have advised him to stick with the weed. >> i don't know how his use of marijuana led him to want to do harm. that's what's supposed to go away first is the desire to do harm. don't like conflict, man. >> eat a whole bowl of tostitos. i don't get it. every era's had something like this. remember in the '70s, things going boom and bang. we went through phases like this before. in every phase it is very easy
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to make generalizations. i think we've wised up since we don't generalize. now we stay specific. we don't go to a group as much as we used to when an event caused by a member of a group happens. >> tamerlan's such a buzz kill. he won't let me eat pork rinds. reading about mohammed. whatever. >> stephanie: 19 minutes after the hour. direct quote from "the new york times." right back on "the stephanie miller show." >> coming up after this commercial, i will be talking even louder! >> announcer: it's "the stephanie miller show." (vo) from the underworld, to the world of privilege. >> everyone in michael jackson's life was out to use him. (vo) no one brings you more documentaries that are real, gripping, current.
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i think the number one thing that viewers like about the young turks is that we're honest. they can question whether i'm right, but i think that the audience gets that this guy, to the best of his ability, is trying to look out for us.
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♪ i heard that ♪ >> stephanie miller. ♪ you didn't think i would hear it ♪ ♪ people hear you talkin' like that ♪ ♪ because there ain't no harm in that girl ♪ >> stephanie: it is "the stephanie miller show." 24 minutes after the hour. >> she was a holler back girl the other night at the stones concert. >> stephanie: what? okay. all right. jim was at a stones concert. what night? >> saturday night. >> stephanie: they were good. >> keith. >> stephanie: excuse me? >> stephanie: keith is doing well. keith richards said he does not own an ipod. i still use cds or records sometimes cassettes. he's a boy after my own heart. it has much better sound than digital. >> the case could be made for that. a warmer sound. >> stephanie: i believe keith has more thoughts on this.
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[mumbling] >> rubbish kids. girls texting tweeting, twitching. blur. lol. all of that. kids today with the digital thing. can't appreciate the warmth. she's my little rock n' roll. ♪[mumbling] >> well, sure, easy enough for
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you to say. >> stephanie: i can see why that crystal clear audio thing is important. to hear enunciations. >> what's the acronym for rolling out of a coconut tree laughing? >> so clear, you could hear a needle drop. >> stephanie: what are his texts between he and ozzy osbourne like? >> stephanie: wtf. wtf. curtis in texas you're on the "the stephanie miller show." hi curtis. >> caller: thanks for taking my call. can we agree that criminals may commit crimes with tools and in ways that we can't always anticipate. >> stephanie: mm-hmm. yes. >> caller: with that in mind -- >> stephanie: are there certain tools that might make that easier, for instance, maybe guns? particularly military assault weapons? >> caller: or rocks. or hammers. >> within your home, why is a short round not enough? like let's say a 40 cal?
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>> caller: it is my choice. maybe a double barrel 12 gauge fired in the air two times so now you can't defend yourself. >> that's why i have a mossberg that keeps going. clack, clack. >> caller: can i ask my question please? >> oh well then! >> stephanie: he does not want to speak gun with you. >> i'm debating using the vernacular of a fellow gun owner. is there a reasonable compromise? >> he doesn't speak. >> stephanie: he does not speak gun with you. >> caller: what part -- >> compromise. >> caller: what part of shall not be infringed are you struggling with? >> stephanie: so you think -- rocks and hammers -- kill as many people as guns? >> what part of well-regulated don't you understand? >> caller: that's not the question. >> stephanie: the question is why are there 10,000 gun deaths a year? and how many rock deaths are there exactly? >> caller: the question is what
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part of shall not be infringed are you struggling with? >> stephanie: it is my show. i can ask whatever questions. >> what part of well-regulated are you struggling with? >> words you want to hear. >> caller: that, that -- that -- >> stephanie: curtis, why don't rocks -- >> caller: stephanie, i can't hear you. >> stephanie: why don't rocks and hammers kill as many people a year as guns. >> caller: i can't answer that. i'm not a criminal. i don't commit crimes. >> stephanie: right. not many criminals -- >> caller: you would have to talk to criminals to get an answer. >> stephanie: not many criminals use rocks either unless you're watching the flintstones. not really sure. >> caller: but they can use them. they're not trying to regulate rocks. >> you could also use a canon. >> caller: a gun is simply a tool. it is not a killing machine.
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>> stephanie: yes, it is. it is a tool designed to kill. hmm. i didn't mean rock n' roll deaths. i meant actual deaths from rocks. >> a gun is only designed to kill things. >> a way to protect your home and a way that doesn't go into the long round. >> nine. >> this is what 27 tons of marijuana looks like. (vo) with award winning documentaries that take you inside the headlines, way inside. (vo) from the underworld, to the world of privilege. life was out to use him. (vo) no one brings you more documentaries that are real, gripping, current.
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i'm all for it. if you got it worked out and did you the paperwork and they looked at it and looked at you. >> responsible gun owner right here. >> we should form an organization called the responsible gun owners of america. give people who are worried about how crazy the other people is going a place to jump so you still have a group. >> stephanie: mary in tennessee, you're on "the stephanie miller show" with rick. >> caller: good morning. how are you? >> stephanie: good morning. go ahead. >> caller: first of all, that curtis guy was a real -- oh, my god. how do they miss -- >> he's got a -- >> stephanie: he was a little slow to reload. >> caller: we are responsible gun owners here. but i don't know. these people are off the wall. i agree -- >> there are lots of us, aren't there? >> caller: i agree with chris. these nra snake peddlers sound like they're preaching -- they're talking treason. >> stephanie: wayne lapierrre was close to that.
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>> something you're not supposed to call for. >> caller: what the heck is going on? there is another movie. >> stephanie: thank you. our list of movies. hannibal and snatch. wayne lapierrre speaking this weekend at the nra convention. >> the nra will go the distance. no matter what it takes not one single inch. >> he goes from saying we'll go the distance to not one single inch. >> we'll go the distance but not that direction. >> but i'll be sitting right here. >> another contradiction. >> the distance is from my table to my chair. >> stephanie: tom in texas. hi tom. >> caller: good morning, ms. miller. >> caller: good morning. >> caller: we won't make this political. mr. perry was over in houston getting his gift from wayne his
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responsible elders back here in austin regulation that they're going to allow marshals in schools. they're going to allow college students to carry weapons in class. and any further regulation by the federal government will not be constitutional in the state of texas because it will violate their state constitution. >> stephanie: gray disputes just got a lot more exciting. >> caller: i gotta love these guys. i have a friend who took down a hog with one 30-round caliber. if this guy needs an ar-15 to take out the hogs on this farm, then call in a nuke. [ laughter ] >> stephanie: you need a shoulder-fired missile. >> hog stinger. right there on the spot. >> stephanie: it is a barbecue.
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>> no need to dig a pit. >> you're talking about a round that really has a very specific purpose as a rule. it doesn't take down big game. but it goes very straight to the first thing hits then tumbles and spins and hits off in random directions from there. so great for using in a crowd. >> stephanie: walter in virginia. you're on "the stephanie miller show" with rick. hi walter. >> caller: the thing that got me is i don't know what the heck wayne lapierrre was talking about that everyone in boston wishes they had a gun like two weeks ago. the thing that's so stupid about that is they had the s.w.a.t. teams going house to house so if you actually had a gun in your house, pointing it at them, they would have probably blown you away. >> stephanie: you would be dead now. that's what you want when a city is in panic. you want more people armed to the teeth and panicky. >> caller: the other thing is about that kid the little kid that shot the 2-year-old sister,
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why the hell are guns being marketed toward kids? that is really stupid. >> stephanie: look at the web site. >> bubblegum color. >> population control, i guess. >> caller: the thing that's really stuped by that is i heard someone talking about this today. what happens if that kid gets sent to his room and now he gets pissed. turns around and blows his family away. what the hell are they doing? >> stephanie: somebody made that point. this is a parenting issue. think about this kid the 5-year-old growing up. how screwed up is he going to be? >> oh, my god. >> if only the 2-year-old had a gun, too then they both would be dead and yea. >> growing up knowing the story and the whole town talks about that forever. >> stephanie: yeah exactly. richard in l.a., you're on with rick. hello, richard. >> caller: how you doing steph? >> stephanie: good. go ahead. >> caller: you know, the guy a
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few minutes ago that kept going back to shall not be infringed shall not be infringed obviously has no clue to the history of gunpowder and weaponry. ever since the chinese discovered gunpowder way back when any advancements in the use of gunpowder have always been mill temporarily advanced. any hunting usage or secondary ways of using firearms have always been as a result of the advances that the militaries have made in weaponries for conquering and killing. guns have never really had a purpose other than conquering and killing in their inception. and to rick's point you know, i don't have any military-style assault weapons at home but i do have a mossberg model 590 with eight rounds in the tube and a .40 caliber handgun with a laser sight. >> i think your home is safe, man. it is for home purposes, you
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want ammo that doesn't go through and hit a neighbor. you really, really, really want to think about. that's not something you want to address later. that's something you want to address well in advance. it's flattening, broad wide ammo. soft. one target. one target at a time ammo. >> it is all about -- you know, everything is purposely made. >> that's right. >> stephanie: richard this goes to your point. that's what a lot of people that are experts whether it is what general mcchrystal talked about. they don't have all of the time in the world to train people. it is to kill the most amount of people as quickly as possible. because it sprays everywhere. >> you're aiming at the enemy. that's a bunch of people. you're supposed to shoot all over the place to do that. it is not what civilian population should be thinking in terms of. >> stephanie: by the way, it comes as no surprise apparently some on the right probably don't want the story reported.
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journalists get beat up and reported after going to kentucky town to report on guns. reporters covering horrific deaths in the town in kentucky was rejected by the town, some of whom were threatened with violence. >> smart move. >> not just threatening a regular person, you're threatening someone who will run and tell planet earth what you did. >> stephanie: he details his travels to the town rocked by the accidental death of a 2-year-old. i guess accidental but not an accident the parents decided to give a 5-year-old a gift of a rifle. >> heartbreaking. >> a death of 2-year-old girl shot by her 5-year-old brother. the gun was a gift. blah, blah blah. the nra hate stories. hate to ruin the nra convention with stories like this. >> unbelievable. just a little kid. >> stephanie: richard in chicago on the gun debate. >> caller: hi. i was suppose toad do research on the gun bill and i'm trying but it seems like there were multiple bills voted on before
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the registration or the background check bill came up. and one of the things i could find that was kind of not good was that if you leave your gun -- if your gun is in the house and there is a baby-sitter in the house someone is over at the house, that could be seen as an illegal transfer of a firearm. that's some weirdness in that. i was wondering to compromise -- >> stephanie: if you keep your guns locked up like a responsible gun owner, how would a baby-sitter get your gun? >> caller: regulation around that. i'm doing the work. >> stephanie: go ahead. all right. >> caller: background checks and compromise. you're sitting across the table from like you, stephanie who says i would take away every gun if i could, how do you compromise with somebody who is totalitarian? >> stephanie: richard, i was joking. fortunately for you, i will never be in charge of anything.
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i'm not a gun fan. obviously rick can speak -- he's a gun owner. i am not. >> if it is a totalitarian, you would have found out already. you would know that already. you would be gone already. i would be on the totalitarian list for sure. i am totalitarianism do not get along. you and i happen to agree there. now, to think that -- in whatever abundance you have will be thrown back whatever you have is unrealistic. there is a sonic panel they use that blows up your eardrums and makes your skin crackle and burn. that's its lowest setting. you can go to bacon on there. they can crank it up. if you keep firing 223s at them they'll go well, bring out the panels. will you give them perfect cue to escalate. there's no way. >> stephanie: the actual setting. >> it will be like war of the worlds. >> stephanie: the actual setting is bacon?
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>> caller: if i could have a moment. i totally agree with your guest here about certain firearms. i personally don't own an ar. the 223 round, you can't even hunt deer with that. >> it is too small for a deer. >> that's my point. >> caller: i do have a handgun and a shotgun just like your other caller. i also have -- they're little bullets that turn into dust basically when they impact something hard. >> good, man. good. good for you. >> caller: the nra has for years, for decades upon decades upon decades been a safety aspect organization. >> they used to be, man. >> caller: but to allow a 5-year-old to have a rifle in the house? that's simply against everything the nra has ever stood for and still stands for. >> stephanie: well, good. i didn't hear anything about that at the convention. i guess they were short on time probably. only had three days.
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they couldn't mention that was irresponsible. >> the nra has new leadership that makes it look crazy. you're watching a distant star implode. >> stephanie: frangibles, i thought it was -- i thought it was like an incredible edible. a snack food. i have frangibles. oh good, i'm hungry. >> i have a bowl of frangibles. >> if you're going to defend your home, that's a good thing to have to protect -- care about your neighbor. >> stephanie: i don't need it. i have my box. all you need is the sound effect. you don't even need the thing. you just need this. right? get away. i've got a -- [sound of gun koking] >> a lot of people say my box is scary. [sound of gun cocking] >> stephanie: 46 minutes after the hour. >> a big sheet of metal. >> stephanie: professional guys in here.
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46 minutes after the hour. right back on "the stephanie miller show." >> what in the name of holy hell is going on here? >> it's "the stephanie miller show." that i'm going to be the first one to call them out. they can question whether i'm right, but i think that the audience gets that this guy, to the best of his ability, is trying to look out for us.
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>> stephanie: therabreath lozenge helps stop uncomfortable dry mouth fast. available at walmart, walgreens and other fine stores. i had to read that because jim had to leave to go do other voice work.
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>> he gets all the voice work. mr. big shot. you do a lot of voice work. >> not enough. and i'll tell you why. >> stephanie: okay. >> hello. i'm morgan freeman. [ buzzer ] >> stephanie: oh, that guy. >> you're probably wondering what's morgan freeman doing using up some of rick overton's precious time. well, maybe it's because the sun doesn't set in the same place in the sky every day. maybe i'm just growing old. and maybe i just don't want rick overton to get any voice work ever. [ laughter ] that's right. i don't mind him as a person. i just like messing with his voice career. and so, even if he's going in for the smallest cartoon animation voice, he is going to look up and see me, morgan freeman, sitting on the sofa across from him. holding the identical lines in
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his hand, too. >> stephanie: in a white suit. >> good luck on the audition, rick. >> stephanie: he's voice work god. god is in charge. >> that's right. i don't want you to work ever. >> stephanie: i'm sorry to hear about that insidious side of morgan freeman. >> he's ruthless. >> i certainly don't need the money. i just do it because it's fun. >> stephanie: jason in d.c., you're on "the stephanie miller show" with rick. hi jason. >> caller: hey steph. everybody brings up this stuff about the kids with the guns. obviously that's just plain stupid parenting. a number of years ago -- >> stephanie: you're going to get to the swimming pools are more dangerous huh? >> caller: 100 times more. if anything, parents should be more concerned about having pools. think about william shatner. these things happen. >> stephanie: jason, do you guys get facts notes from the nra or something because i was
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on -- she brought up the swimming pools but why does everyone bring up the one talk point at the same time? >> caller: how about the 32,000 people that died in gun deaths, over half died because they committed suicide with a gun. >> stephanie: that's another awful thing. >> caller: the country with the highest suicide rate is actually japan where they don't have access to guns. what they do is they jump in front of trains and gas themselves to death. people like to take this. this is what we do. we take statistics and no matter what it is. we try to make it bigger than it is. highway deaths. one out of four people that die in highway deaths, it is people hit on the side of the road. when they try to justify seatbelts, they like to throw the number. >> stephanie: you don't think we should have regulations on cars either? can't drive drunk? or cell phones? >> caller: people try to make their points, what they try to do is fluff up the numbers. okay. so i'll use one big thing. >> you're a fluffer stephanie.
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>> stephanie: how dare you sir. i'm a gun control whore. >> it's a living. >> stephanie: i'm telling you i've already heard it. it is everything you're going to say. once again swimming pools not designed to kill people. >> what about rocks? >> usually if you have to show everything else that does something your thing does, it is because, you know, you don't want to just address the fact that your thing does that. >> stephanie: these people live in lord of the flies where someone was killed by a rock. >> once again i'm all for you did your thing. they check you out. you got your gun okay for you. we're talking about the kind of ammo. the kind of ammo -- it is not great for hunting. it is maybe really small animals then a 22 long round should have taken care of that as well. for the same size animal. >> stephanie: you're making some people in our audience so hot that you speak gun because i
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don't speak gun here. >> 30 ot 6. this is a people dropper. >> stephanie: who would like some frangibles? okay. by the way you know, what starts here as comedy becomes reality. it is a weekend at tamerlan's because no one wants the body. you take it. i don't want it. >> let's take him water skiing. >> ashes at sea. i guarantee you. >> stephanie: they gave the body to the uncle who said he is a loser. he deserves to die. he contact would the funeral director who took the duty -- because they said that he said look harvey oswald, ted bundy all needed burying. that's his job. >> because when they die, it is just the body. it is not the person inside the body anymore. >> stephanie: he has difficulty finding a cemetery that takes the same view though. he was making the analogy about the other mass murderers who
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have had to be buried. the bodies of tim mcveigh and ted bundy went unclaimed after their excuses so they were cremated and whatever. >> what did they do with the ashes? >> whip them in the air. >> stephanie: right that's whapt what happened. not an option for tamerlan who is islamic. >> no headstone. >> stephanie: burial at sea. toss the ashes in. >> okay. >> jut put it on a lobster dump. >> poor old ocean. >> they're in boston. they've got lobster boats. >> just taking anything you dump. >> stephanie: can you take the organ out for me? rhode island, you know. has become -- the tenth state to legalize gay marriage. before becoming the tenth state the bishop of providence issued a stern warning to his flock.
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he issued a pastoral letter suggesting they might -- people should decline invitations to same sex weddings. important to affirm the teaching of the church based on god's word that homosexual acts are disorder which is not actually from the bible. it is from catholic church catcism. -- catechism. >> he sounds like a neat freak control freak. something is out of order. >> stephanie: a little anal. catholics should examine their constitutes about endorsing same-sex relationships. to do so might harm their relationship with god and cause significant scandal to others. if anybody should be an authority on significant scandal, it would be a roman catholic. >> the way he worded that, i think that guy is gay. i'm just sayin'. i think he's in the closet. he's gay. he protests just a little too much. >> stephanie: we love you rick overton.
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it is noon eastern. middle class job opportunities for a trip to austin, texas on thursday. he entrance meet with tech students and entrepreneurs and speak with workers who are aiming to get into and stay in the middle class. the president will travel to other cities as part of his campaign-style tour but we don't have details yet on where or when. yesterday, the president spoke to the class of 2013 at ohio state university. the first of three planned commencement speeches he will give this season. he urged the students he spoke
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with yesterday to do better and dream bigger and have faith in government. >> obama: unfortunately, you've grown up hearing voices that incessantly warn of government as nothing more than some separate sinister

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