As you probably know by now, I'm fighting cancer. I'm nothing if not thorough, and the search for the right surgeon to cut this cancer out of me is frustrating at best. I've long known of the medicinal and healing properties of cannabis. A few years ago, I even narrated the TV program, Should Grandma Smoke Pot? My research brought me to PhoenixTears.ca, the official website of cannabis as a cure pioneer Rick Simpson, who famously began giving his home made "hemp oil" to friends and neighbors in Canada, with astounding results. Today, Rick is living in Croatia, still [...]
It was an exciting day at our studios today, as The Randi Rhodes Show officially returned to our radios, er, devices. We're still working out some of the bugs, but here we are, at the dawning of a new media era. Her show follows mine each afternoon, so just stay tuned! I hope you'll listen and support both shows because without you, we're just talking into thin air... As I was driving up to the studio today, FBI Director James Comey appeared at the podium to announce the results of their investigation into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server [...]
What happened in Vegas...is very different from what you're being told. We must take back the narrative from the media and the DNC. Today, Nicole Sandler welcomes Angie Morelli to the show. Angie was on the floor at the NV Democratic Convention, and has been speaking out against the lies. Plus David Dayen explains the story of the foreclosure fraud judgement against Bank of America being overturned by an appeals court, and Dave Johnson joined in to talk about Obama, Vietnam and the TPP, and the new overtime rules too.
With Vermont's Lake Champlain as a backdrop, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) holds his "hometown kickoff" campaign event in Burlington, Vermont, May 26, 2015. REUTERS/Brian Snyder I'm out today for a funeral, and will be back live on the air Monday.Today, as Bernie Sanders keeps fighting for every last vote, I thought it would nice to go back to the beginning and hear his amazing campaign kickoff event from almost a year ago - May 26, 2015 in Burlington VT.And as discussions start up again around the TTP and the new TTiP, Dave Johnson was there to [...]
Nicole Sandler has lots to process on this Earth Day Friday show. Prince died yesterday, and we're reminded of the power of music. Ari Rabin-Havt of SiriusXM joins in to talk about his new book, "Lies, Incorporated". And Robert "Bobby Tuna" Platshorn updates us on the fight to end cannabis prohibition.
It's crazy season, with gun nuts running rampant. Today, Nicole Sandler discusses the president's speech last night with media trainer & strategist Joel Silberman. And CAF's Dave Johnson joins in to talk about the legislation still pending in Obama's lame duck presidency.
Nicole tries to wade through the news to try to make sense of the insanity. Deborah Newell Tornello returns for a glimpse into the Oy FloriDUH files, and Dave Johnson helps explain what happens next in the fight against the Trans Pacific Partnership. And more...
Today, Nicole Sandler discusses the aftermath of a few storms- from South Carolina to the latest mass shooting in Oregon, to the Trans Pacific Partnership that's back in the news. Today's guests are Melinda St. Louis of Global Trade Watch, journalist Gaius Publius, and the Gliberal Goddesses (GottaLaff, Amy Simon and Nicole). Lots to discuss today!
Death and Drugs go together in many ways. Today, we'll deal with them both separately and together... Death, as in the Death Penalty, which the Supreme Court just upheld in the worst way. Author Barry Graham, who's witnessed two executions, writes about it and talks with us today. As for drugs, your costs are going up under TPP. Michael Grunwald got hold of the TPP chapter dealing with prescription drugs, and also joins us today.
The SCOTUS big decision wait is on. Rumors have it that the high court will rule today on Same Sex Marriage. Brian Silva of Marriage Equality USA will give the background on the case it all hinges on, and more. Plus Driftglass returns with a bi-monthly segment in which we call out the idiots and jerks...