TV Clip: Discussing Shifting Media Landscape…
Late last week, I was on The Alyona Show, which airs on Russia Today. I was debating the shifting media landscape. The clip is below. I start right around minute 17:00 through the end of the clip. Enjoy!
Rep. Alan Grayson: “If the President has a BLT tomorrow,…
“It turns out that in eight states, plus the District of Columbia, getting beaten up by your spouse…”
It turns out that in eight states, plus the District of Columbia, getting beaten up by your spouse is a pre-existing condition.
Under the cold logic of the insurance industry, it makes perfect sense: If you are in a marriage with someone who has beaten you in the past, you’re more likely to get beaten again than the average person and are therefore more expensive to insure. In human terms, it’s a second punishment for a victim of domestic violence.
In 2006, Democrats tried to end the practice. An amendment introduced by Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.), now a member of leadership, split the Health Education Labor & Pensions Committee 10-10. The tie meant that the measure failed. All ten no votes were Republicans.
Media Clip: Peter Slutsky On MSNBC
I was on MSNBC yesterday with Politics Daily writer Matt Lewis discussing former President Clinton and his role in the current political scene.