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Guest Host Patt Morrison joins us on AirTalk today. Is Senator John McCain Washington's last hope as a moderator in the midst the political gridlock? Then, a California Veterinarian seeks a broader ban on declawing cats. Would you consider declawing? Next, at a hearing tonight the public will get its first look at the decommission of the San Onofre Nuclear plant. Does the public want to know more? Then, a Dodgers fan is stabbed to death after a game in San Francisco. How will security at games change? Next, the army is revising its tattoo policy. Would this make it harder for people to get in? Lastly, do kids need a participation trophies, or should they learn to lose?
Guest Host Patt Morrison joins us on AirTalk today. Senator Ted Cruz concluded his 21-hour marathon to defund Obamacare. Did this faux-filibuster help or harm Ted Cruz? Then, a bill on Governor's Brown's desk would allow some community colleges to charge more for popular classes. Is this a disadvantage to low-income students? Next, we talk with actor Lorenzo Pisoni about his one man show, "Humor Abuse." Then, we talk with physicist Carl Haber, who is a recipient of the MacArthur Genius Grant. Lastly, Popular Science ends its article comments, and when it is okay to take pictures of a stranger?
Relations between the US and Iran may be on a path to improvement with President Obama emphasizing a need for diplomatic engagement with Iran at this morning's UN General Assembly. What will this mean for Iran's nuclear program? And Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law a bill that gives minors the right to delete materials they post online. Will this benefit kids who post impulsively online? How will it be enforced? Then, we'll talk about haters on the internet. What's it like to be the subject of online hatred? Later, we'll talk about the future of the Muslim Brotherhood after the group's activities were banned yesterday by an Egyptian court. Then, we'll talk about our favorite banned books and find out what goes into writing an iconic rock ballad when we talk to legendary songwriter Mike Stoller.
The debate over defunding Obamacare has caused a rift in the Republican party. What are the strategies some Republicans think will work best? Then, should sexual assault cases be held to different criteria in military courts? Next, are parents talking to their children about the consequences of online video confessions? Then, we'll take a look at the updates from the Kenya mall attacks. California became the first state to regulate ride-sharing. How will this impact taxi cabs? Lastly, we'll talk with author Samantha Geimer about her book, "Girl: A Life in the Shadows of Roman Polanski."
Economists at the University of Pacific predict a dramatic growth in employment numbers for California in the next year. Where would the jobs come from? Then, in a recent interview Pope Francis said the Church needs to change its direction. What do you think of the Pope's more liberal viewpoints? Next, France wants to ban child beauty pageants. Should the U.S. do the same? Then, TGIF it's Filmweek with our critics reviewing the latest releases including Enough Said, and Prisoners. Lastly, we'll interview actor Daniel Bruhl about his role in the upcoming film Rush.
The GOP plans a vote to de-fund Obamacare. What will happen if the healthcare law is de-funded? Then, what is the significance of the last Boeing manufacturing plant closing in Southern California? Next, DC is proposing a 24 hour ban on tattoo removal. Should the government be helping people avoid "tattoo regret?" Then, UC medical workers claim they were threatened after they went on a strike in May. Lastly, we'll look at if students really learn on school field trips, and we'll talk with authors Jared Zeizel and Dylan Tuccillo about lucid dreaming.