Nicole Sandler recaps last night's CNN Forum with the 3 remaining GOP presidential hopefuls and it's a sadder reality than we could have imagined. Deborah Newell weighs in on one of her biggest problems with Hillary Clinton from her experience as a kid in Honduras (and a dip into the Oy Floriduh files too!).
It's finally here-the first Democratic debate. Nicole Sandler previews the action with Megan Carpentier of The Guardian. It's Tuesday, so GottaLaff is here to talk about the rest of the news, and there's lots to discuss
Today, Nicole Sandler returns with a faulty computer, but lots to discuss, including last night's GOP debate #2. The Professional Left's Driftglass joins in the fun!
Via The San Diego Union Tribune "It's the Summer of Trump!", barked the small mouth in the tier below the Hair System of the Donald. [It has Staff, Mark Halperin was recently spotted bribing them with State Fair discount coo-puns.] At least that's what THEY say. Donald is either a closeted and devoted polytheist or has a constant Judgmental Cadre of Trump! experts in his earpiece. Which, yes, is most definitely wired into the-absolutely-greatest-on-earth-the-BEST Hair System. Only Losers rely on Bluetooth. And have contractual obligations to 'God'. After giving free helicopter rides to GOP kidlets in Iowa [...]
After charges against six Baltimore cops in the death of Freddie Gray, protests quiet. Joel Silberman joins in with his own indictment - of the media! With Bernie Sanders in the race, People for Bernie gets going. Plus the latest news, info and commentary. Chat at radioornot.com
It's going to be a busy Bernie week, his hair will be standing straight up by nightfall Wednesday. As the discussions of Authorizing the Use of Military Force in Congress bounce back and forth, Sanders tries to sue for peace when he gets a chance. He was also not having a whole lot of Netanyahu, refusing the R.S.V.P. early in a stand against John Bo(eh)ner's politico power-grabby move. The test of our progress... - Pres. Franklin Delano Roosevelt pic.twitter.com/Kzi2zn5K5K— Bernie Sanders (@SenSanders) February 16, 2015 The SAVE Act, signed into law by President Obama last week, meant a good deal [...]
Nicole is back after a short trip to New England, talking whistleblowers and torture with Emptywheel's Marcy Wheeler, Ebola, CNN, Oscar Pistorius' ridiculous sentence, our vacations and the rest of the news with @GottaLaff.
Yay! Laffy's Big Road Trip was a complete success this year! (As opposed to other years.) Zion National Park was gorgeous, Bryce was spectacular, and our accommodations and dining experiences were great. The people in Utah, Nevada, and Arizona were nice as could be (well, except for that cop who pulled us over in Arizona for a law we'd never heard of-- the Move Over Law-- but at least he let us off with a warning... and turned out to be a fan of Mr. Laffy's show "Naked and Afraid"). Here's what wasn't gorgeous, spectacular, or great: Being stuck with CNN as [...]
CNN aired a pretty remarkable program last night. I don't know if they're going to air it again or make it available online - so the next best thing is to watch "Should Grandma Smoke Pot?". It was put together by Robert Platshorn, the guy behind The Silver Tour, who also holds the distinction of being imprisoned longer than any other American on marijuana charges. Yes. That familiar voice narrating the video is mine. Robert Platshorn joined me on the show this morning to talk about the CNN special report, Weed, and to update us on the medical marijuana movement [...]