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Jason Rantz Show

The Jason Rantz Show

Originally aired: Monday, December 23, 2013

710 ESPN Seattle's Bob Stelton joins the show to reflect on yesterday's Seahawks loss. Jason and Bob read each other's texts from during the game to each other. One knows a lot more about football than the other. One commercial in particular affected Jason and Seahawks audience members more than others. Maybe that punk kid looking at his phone all the time isn't so bad. Brandon Olebar spent 10 years in prison for a crime he didn't commit. The Innocence Project helped earn him his freedom through exoneration. He joins the show live for his first radio interview since his release. He describes the hardships he went through and how his freedom will affect his life. Brandon's attorney, Fernanda Torres, also joins the show to tell us how she helped Brandon get his freedom back. The State of Washington is looking into taking away free parking for handicapped drivers because they apparently can't figure out how to stop non-handicapped people from abusing the placards for free parking. State Representative Joe Fitzgibbon is in hot water for a tweet calling Arizona a desert racist wasteland after the Seahawks lost to their division rivals from the state. He joins the show to explain what he has learned since the ill-fated tweet and ask for forgiveness for his comments. Target stores gave shoppers an extra discount as an apology for millions of them getting their credit card information stolen from the retailer. There is one silver lining to the sweeping theft: A lot of people are turned off of credit cards now. The Boeing machinists union will vote on a proposed deal to get the 777X project in a contract extension. KIRO Radio's Chris Sullivan explains. Duck Dynasty's Phil Robertson is defending his comments about gay people. He says he was merely quoting scripture and it shouldn't matter if he said it or the Bible did. Jason says there is no War on Christmas, but Christmas is a victim of the War on Religion. Joanne Kenen, health care editor for Politico, explains whe


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