The first night of the 2016 RNC featured war mongers (Rudy Guiliani, a congressman and the guy who spoke before Joni Ernst), racists (Sheriff David Clark, Guiliani again, and others) and a plagiarist, Melania Trump. Mrs. Trump's speech featured full passages that were lifted directly from Michelle Obama's speech at the 2008 Democratic convention when her husband was the nominee. I don't think Mrs. Trump lifted the lines herself. But I wonder why the media is treating her with kid gloves after she told Matt Lauer that she wrote the speech "myself, with as little help as possible." But [...]
Rev. Barry Lynn returns to the show with a new collection of his articles, speeches and testimony dealing with the separation of church and state. Great timing after John Oliver's epic takedown of televangelists on Sunday. Plus, journalist Will Bunch on the Trump phenom and more!
On Tax Day, Nicole Sandler speaks with Barry Lynn, executive director of Americans United for Separation of Church & State about RFRA laws and religious tax evasion. Dave Johnson joins in from OurFuture.org with the latest on the TPP and Fast Track Authority.
The world has indeed gone mad. We have religious zealots going all the way to the Supreme Court, claiming their religious freedom is being violated because they're not allowed to impose their religious beliefs on their employees. We have political opponents of the president claiming he's both a wimp/pussy/weak/feckless leader and a dictator at the same time. We have a country on the verge of descending into pure fascism, and people are either too busy, too broke or too uninformed to take the action necessary to turn things around. Please vote in November. Please support progressive candidates, as they're the [...]
If you're wondering what's going on in NYC near Wall Street and in other cities around the world in the "global revolution", you're probably looking in the wrong places. To see what's happening in New York City, you'll have to go to Al Jazeera or find the live feed online. (I'm happy to assist you with that live feed here): globalrevolution on livestream.com. Broadcast Live Free Unfortunately,the stream is not very reliable, but it's better than the coverage you'll get watching any of the major networks or even the cable news channels. If you're wondering why there seems to be [...]