Majority Report Discusses Netanyahu Speech


Majority Report

Majority Report discusses Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s “State of the Union Address” to Congress and the pointed MSNBC / Chris Matthews reaction.

Louisiana Man Given Life In Prison For Selling $20 Of Marijuana


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“On September 5, 2008, Fate Vincent Winslow watched a plainclothes stranger approach him. Homeless and hungry, on a dark street rife with crime, the 41-year-old African American was anxious to make contact, motivated by one singular need: food,” according to The Daily Beast.
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“Police arrested Winslow, drove him to prison, and locked him up. Six months later, a jury found him guilty of distribution of a schedule I substance (marijuana). Three months after that, a judge sentenced him to life imprisonment with hard labor, without the benefit of parole,” according to The Daily Beast.

Winslow had a criminal record, and the prosecution sought the maximum punishment. “His prior convictions, all non-violent felonies, made him a candidate for the notorious mandatory minimum sentencing laws,” according to The Daily Beast.

Updated to change the title.

Governor Walker Stumbles On Foreign Policy Issues In Interview With ABC News’ Martha Raddatz

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker came into his interview with ABC News’ Martha Raddatz Sunday morning riding a first-place showing in an Iowa GOP poll, perhaps benefiting from the unceremonious exit of Mitt Romney.

Walker seemed to stumble in his interview when ABC News’ Martha Raddatz quizzed him harder than most would on his foreign policy views.


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Germany Switch Off Lights In Protest Against Anti-Islam PEGIDA Group

Several monuments in Germany were plunged into darkness in a protest against extremism on Monday evening (Jan 5th).

Several such events were orchestrated by opponents of a group campaigning against the “Islamisation ” of Europe. That group is called PEGIDA.

Critics accuse the group of being led by racists and the far-right, although many PEGIDA members claim they are just expressing concern against the rise in Muslim asylum seekers.

Euronews video.

Are Ads For Pharmaceuticals On TV A Good Or Bad Idea?

Advertisements on prescription drugs can be seen on American TV, but are not allowable in many other countries.

David Pakman answers an email on advertising medication on television.