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'Countdown with Keith Olbermann' for Friday, April 17, 2009
MSNBC's David Shuster: "Maybe some Americans want to return to the days of slavery"
ET On Tuesday, eleven different states outlawed gay marriage. The basic argument I heard was not about marriage more on that below but about being gay. And a majority of voters seem to believe that homosexuality is an "immoral lifestyle choice. The problem is that anybody who has a relative or friend who is gay also knows it is not a "choice.
Tamron Hall: 'I Married White ... But I Love Black Men'
The program first aired in August on WXOJ , a radio station located in Northampton, Massachusetts , later being nationally syndicated, and eventually achieving broader international distribution in a number of countries, as well as online. The focus of the show is modern North American politics and society, with frequent discussion of economics, science, religion in public life, culture, reason, gay rights, capital punishment and crime, policing, the Israeli—Palestinian conflict, North-American foreign policy, technology, and other topical issues. The show is noted for interviewing many fringe, or "extremist" personalities in an effort to expose their views, in addition to hundreds of interviews with professors, scientists, lawmakers, and others. Pakman started the radio version of the program at age 21 on Pacifica radio affiliate WXOJ while an undergraduate student at the University of Massachusetts Amherst , during his time as an intern at the Media Education Foundation.
Hear all that shattering glass? That's David Shuster's house. And now a lesson in tolerance from Joe the Plumber.