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.
The revelations keep on coming! As thousands took to the streets in DC over the weekend, telling the administration and the NSA to stop watching us, we learned that - in addition to listening in on Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel's personal phone calls, the NSA monitored 60 million phone calls, texts and emails in Spain in one month! I played two videos on the show this morning, courtesy of StopWatching.US: There is no end in sight. Last night 60 Minutes devoted its opening segment to Benghazi. Talk about timing! I had already scheduled Ari Rabin-Havt for today's show. Ari is the morning [...]
My offer stands. Fox can use the slogan "We Make Shit Up" any time, free of charge. It's certainly more accurate than any other slogan they've ever used. So far, they haven't taken me up on it.. but it's there, whenever they want it. The story of the ridiculously named "Fox News" is out, courtesy of our friends at Media Matters. This morning, I spoke with Ari Rabin-Havt, executive director of the venerable organization and co-author of The Fox Effect: How Roger Ailes Turned a Network into a Propaganda Machine. Every Tuesday, I spend the second hour of the show [...]