After an update on the day's news including Michael Flynn's guilty plea, I'm joined by journalist Gary Rivlin about his latest ebook on Gary Cohn and the GOP tax scam that will likely pass out of the senate today, Wall Street's White House: How Gary Cohn Wrecked The Global Economy And Parlayed It Into A White House Job
After a look at what's news, we welcome Howie Klein of Down with Tyranny and the Blue America PAC back to the show to talk politics. Today: who is less popular - Paul Ryan or Nancy Pelosi? Also, Primary Season Is Far More Important Than The DCCC Wants You To Think It Is
After an update on the day's news, we speak with Tim Karr of freepress.net and battleforthenet.com about the FCC's plan to overturn our Net Neutrality rules, why it matters, and what we can do to stop them.
After a look at the day's news, I explained why Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. On Thanksgiving 2000, which happened to also fall on Nov. 23, I was in a courtroom in Almaty, Kazakhstan, adopting my daughter! Today on the show, I told our story. A more in-depth version is in my adoption journal, posted here should you care to read it and see the pictures. I'll be taking the next two days off, but will return on Tuesday, Nov. 28 to talk about the future of Net Neutrality. In the meantime, thank you for listening and for supporting the [...]
Every Tuesday, GottaLaff joins us to recap the news of the day with some help from Twitter and Laffy's "Tweet Spot". Today, more sexual harassment allegations, the FCC plans to repeal Net Neutrality, the annual pardoning of the turkeys and more.
After an update on the news and the GOP tax scam passing the House and moving in the Senate, we welcomed Derrick Crowe, progressive Democratic candidate for Congress from Texas' 21st district. Check out Derrick's website at electcrowe.com.
Al Franken today was accused of sexual harassment by an LA radio personality. On today's show, I weighed in on the fact that it's not a partisan issue, though some on the right are trying to make it one. One thing Franken has done that few others in his position have is apologize. It's Thursday, so Howie Klein joins in from Down with Tyranny and the Blue America PAC to talk about what happened in Oklahoma Tuesday when a progressive ran for the state senate, and how congressional Democrats keep making the same mistakes.
It's Tuesday, so GottaLaff joins us to talk about the news. Laffy mines Twitter for the best news-bearing Tweets and brings them to us in her "Tweet Spot." Today, Jeff Sessions was testifying before the House Judiciary Committee, so there were a lot a Tweets about Jefferson Beauregard Sessions...