We begin the show with breaking news from the Washington Post of allegations surrounding Judge Roy Moore as a sexual predator preying on teen aged girls when he was in his 30s. After an update on the rest of the news, we're joined by Dave Johnson to talk about how life has changed in the one year since the election of Donald Trump as president.
After an update on the day's news, we welcome the host/managing editor of The Zero Hour, Richard "RJ" Eskow, to the show to talk about the future of the Democratic Party in the wake of yesterday's big wins and all the infighting. Richard is also a senior fellow at the Campaign for America's Future and writes at ourfuture.org. We discussed his article, "Donna Brazile, the DNC, and Democratizing the Democrats."
Every Tuesday, GottaLaff joins us to discuss the day's news, as presented on Twitter via Laffy's "Tweet Spot". Today, we're still reeling from the Texas shooting over the weekend, and Trump is in Asia making a fool of himself.
After an update on the news of the day, we turn our attention to the just-released Tax Cuts & Jobs Act. Sandra Salstrom of Americans for Tax Fairness joins in to tell us what's in it- the good, the bad and the ugly. And it's really ugly. To fight back, call your Congressman and tell them to vote NO. The capitol switchboard number is 202-224-3121.
After an update on the news of the day and the House GOP "Tax Cut & Jobs Act," Howie Klein of Down with Tyranny and the Blue America PAC returns to talk politics. Today, we focus on what, if anything, the DC Democrats stand for.
After an update on the day's news, we welcome Gaius Publius back to the show to discuss his article "Shocking the Shock Doctrine: What Recovery in Puerto Rico Could Look Like". We also talked about his piece published yesterday, "Defining Neoliberalism". At the beginning of the show, I read from a Washington Post article about how difficult it is to file a sexual harassment claim on Capitol Hill, "How Congress plays by different rules on sexual harassment and misconduct," something that should both anger and sicken you.