(Recorded Mar. 1, 2014) This Week: (1) Law and Politics: same-sex marriage bans are dropping like flies, and John Dingell is leaving Congress; (2) Heroin and illicit drugs in America; (3) Pop Culture: David asks if Ghostbusters is a republican polemic? and Josh talks about Tom Perkins’ Sex and the Single Zillionaire.
This Week’s Links:
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Law & Politics
- How Freedom Dies
- Federal Judge Strikes Down Texas’ Ban on Same-Sex Marriage
- How Apple, the NFL and other big businesses helped kill the Arizona bill
- Federal Judge Rules Kentucky Must Recognize Gay Marriages
- Men banned from becoming Queen as 700 years of law redrafted ahead of gay marriage
- John Dingell to Retire After Nearly 60 Years in House
- John Dingell: Last of the New Deal Democrats?
- Drug Overdose in the United States: Fact Sheet
- As Overdoses Spike In Mass., Demand For Narcan Rises
- A Call to Arms on a Vermont Heroin Epidemic
- In Parts Of Vermont, Heroin Is ‘The Easiest Drug To Get’
- Aaron Sorkin: Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Death Saved 10 Lives
- Mass. State Police Report At Least 185 Fatal Heroin Overdoses Since Nov.
- In Taunton, Sen. Markey Discusses ‘Epidemic’ Of Heroin Addiction
- Critics Question FDA’s Approval Of Zohydro
- Drug War Crimes: The Consequences of Prohibition
- Ghostbusters, the greatest movie ever made about Republican economic policy
- Sex and the Single Zillionaire: A Novel
- One more reason to pity billionaire Tom Perkins
- Before Predicting a Liberal Kristallnacht, Tom Perkins Wrote a One-Percenter Romance Novel “Sex and the Single Zillionaire,” relic of the beautiful old world
Image Credits: Voyage to Eternity, “A couple buy some narcotics from an apothecary whose assistant, Death, works with a pestle and mortar in the back room. Coloured lithograph by J. Grandville.” Theme music by ProleteR.