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Thursday, October 13th, 2011

How Rudy Would Have Handled ‘Occupy Wall Street”
Sean was joined by former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani to discuss the ongoing ‘Occupy Wall Street’ protests. “When Rudy became mayor of New York, New York was just a mess. Rudy got 600,000 people off the welfare rolls, reduced crime and went from budget deficits to budget surpluses. Right now, down on Wall Street, there are people walking around topless and smoking pot. What would you have done if you were mayor? Would you have allowed this to go on this long?” Sean asked Giuliani. “I had a rule,” the former mayor replied, “that you’re not allowed to sleep on the streets. Sorry, the streets are not for sleeping. Sleeping on the streets is a dysfunctional act, it harms the person and it harms society. It leads to unsanitary conditions that effect public health. It’s totally ridiculous. We’re worried about clean air yet we’re letting these people defecate on the ground. It’s totally crazy,” Giuliani said. Rudy also told Sean that he has decided not to run for president and may instead through his support behind a candidate that he will announce at a later date.

Pelosi: Republicans Want Women To Die On The Floor
Sean started Thursday’s show by mentioning a press conference in which Nancy Pelosi said that Republicans who voted for a pro-life bill were voting “to let women die on the floor.” Pelosi is talking about a bill that simply protects taxpayers from having to subsidize abortions through Obamacare. “I guess panic has set in for the Democratic Party,” Sean said smugly. “This is very similar to what Ted Kennedy tried to do to Clarence Thomas. Who do you a statement like that is aimed at? It’s to scare women into thinking that those mean, nasty, conservative, racist Republicans want women to die on the floor. I assume every other core constituent in the Democratic Party is going to be manipulated by fear. Well, it’s not going to work,” Sean said adamantly. You can watch video of Pelosi make her “die on the floor” comments by clicking here.

Bachmann: Media Intent on Choosing GOP Nominee
Presidential candidate Michele Bachmann joined ‘Hannity’ and discussed her performance at Tuesday’s GOP debate in New Hampshire. “I think the debates are wonderful vehicles for the viewer to be able to vet the candidates and see who we are. I am very pleased with these debates. I think they have gone very well and we get a glimpse into the soul of each candidate.” Bachmann also took the opportunity to reiterate her commitment, if elected president, to repeal Obamacare. “UBS did a study three weeks ago and they said the number one reason people aren't hiring people for job creation is because of Obamacare. It's got to be repealed. And I am the best candidate on that stage to do it. I understand it, I know it's going to be done, I'm tough enough. And I've got the commitment to make it happen because as nominee, I am not interested in being tied up in knots for four years in the White House. It will be my business to allow 13 more like minded Republican senators, so we actually repeal this bill,” Bachmann explained. If you missed Sean’s TV interview with Michele Bachmann, you can watch it here.

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Rudy Giuliani

Rudolph William Louis "Rudy" Giuliani (pronounced /ˈruːdi ˌdʒuːliːˈɑːni/ ; [1] born May 28, 1944) is an American lawyer , businessman and politician from New York . He served as Mayor of New York City from 1994 to 2001. A Democrat and Independent in the 1970s, and a Republican since the 1980s, Giuliani served in the United States Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York , eventually becoming U.S. Attorney . He prosecuted a number of high-profile cases, including ones against organized crime and Wall Street financiers . Giuliani served two terms as Mayor of New York City, having run on the Republican and Liberal lines. He was credited with initiating improvements in the city's quality of life and with a reduction in crime. He ran for the United States Senate in 2000 but withdrew due to being diagnosed with prostate cancer and revelations about his personal life. Giuliani gained international... More >