Trump backed off on the citizenship question, but I.C.E. is planning to round up thousands of immigrant families on Sunday in order to deport them. Professor Anthony W. Fontes, author of “Mortal Doubt: Transnational Gangs and Social Order in Guatemala City” says Trump’s treatment of immigrants is cruel and inhumane, but somewhat typical of American presidents.
Attorney General Bill Barr has recused himself from the Jeffrey Epstein prosecution. Why? Why did Bill Barr’s father hire the 20-year-old college drop out Jeffrey Epstein to teach calculus at the prestigious Dalton School? Why did Barr’s father then leave Dalton? What’s the Barr Jeffrey Epstein connection?
Today’s show is a celebration of Canada. Canada’s healthcare, Canada’s public schools and Canada’s Trumplessness.
Peabody & Emmy Award Winning Comedy Writer and American Traitor Jim Earl, Comedian Dave Hill author of “Parking the Moose: One American’s Epic Quest to Uncover His Incredible Canadian Roots,” Founder and CEO of Canada’s largest comedy chain Yuk Yuk’s Mark Breslin, Comedian Aaron Berg who is both a brilliant Canadian and a stupid American, and the hardest working pediatrician in comedy Dr. Jay Sutay.
Washington Post’s Helaine Olen, American Prospect’s Natalie Shure, author of “The Insulin Racket,” and Comedian Kevin Bartini. Michael Brooks hosts The Michael Brooks Show, and cohosts The Majority Report With Sam Seder.
President Obama deported three million immigrants. Did he bother to find out what happened to them? Professor Jeremy Slack’s new book, “Deported to Death” tackles the question Where do undocumented workers go when I.C.E. deports them? Do they run? Do they hide? Do they live? I.C.E. is shipping millions of immigrants out of America, often back to certain death.
ICE belongs in the Arctic Circle not America. Why I.C.E.’s detention centers are UnAmerican, and why exactly anyone employed by I.C.E. is a mortal threat to our democratic institutions.
Guests: Comedians Joe DeVito and Jackie “The Joke Man” Martling. Washington Post’s Helaine Olen, author of “Pound Foolish.” Founder and CEO of Yuk Yuk’s, Mark Breslin, author of “Control Freaked.” And Andrea Pitzer, author of “One Long Night: A Global History of Concentration Camps.”