When it rains, it pours.  What a shitty week… I’ll be leaving right after the show today as I have to take my sister to a doctor’s appointment…

Today on the show, an update on the IRS (non) scandal and what Darrell Issa is hiding…

We’ll examine the privacy vs security conundrum with Dave Johnson…  (Read his frightening piece on the TransPacific Partnership here)

And Laffy‘s back.  Our two sad souls will attempt to cheer each other up, and we might even talk about some of these stories:

Inmate at federal prison: “A heartfelt thank you to the NRA & all those members of Congress voting with them.”

“We are saturating neighborhoods with defensive weapons… Fighting the war on women, one free shotgun at a time.”

“Everyone is wondering where

PS (Post Show) notes:  Laffy and I got to none of those stories, but they’re certainly worth checking out.  Instead, we did make each other laugh…  For those who listened to the audio of the show and are curious about Howard Dean’s really bad hair day, here’s a screen shot from his appearance on MSNBC’s Morning Jerk today:

Howard Dean hair