Deal or No Deal between the Dems and Trump on DACA? That's the big story of the day. And it's Thursday, so Howie Klein of Down with Tyranny and the Blue America PAC joined in. Today, he told us of a new project that Frank Schaeffer is working on-- interviewing progressive candidates to help the Democrats take back Congress, and about how the DCCC is trying to bypass the primary in VA-10.
Today's the day that Bernie Sanders introduces his Medicare for All Act of 2017, with 16 co-sponsors. Dave Johnson, former fellow at CAF, joins in to talk about how far we've come, and other good ideas that should be the way of our future.
We got very lucky. I live in Coral Springs, FL. It's Northwest Broward County, just east of Ft. Lauderdale. Thankfully Hurricane Irma only knocked down a bunch of tree limbs and took out some screen panels in our back yard over here, and we escaped unharmed. I wish the rest of the state could say the same! So, I was back on the air today to tell my Irma tale. Today is Tuesday. Our pal GottaLaff joins me every Tuesday to share some of the best Tweets she finds in her Tweet Spot. So today, we were back to business [...]
Busy show today as Dayna Steele, candidate for Congress from TX-36 checks in from Houston after Hurricane Harvey; the Talk Media News Service returns to the show with an update; author & journalist Sasha Abramsky talks about his new book, Jumping at Shadows: The Triumph of Fear and the End of The American Dream. As Hurricane Irma seems intent on hitting South Florida, this will be our last show of the week so I can prepare the house and get ready for the storm.
Nicole is back from vacation to hang with GottaLaff on our regular Tuesday get together. We talked about DACA, Hurricanes, North Korea and the rest of the news.