All eyes were on Iowa this weekend as the 2016 hopefuls ate the obligatory corn dogs at the Iowa State Fair and made news. We'll talk about all of it today with Joel Silberman. Ari Berman returns with a news book, "Give Us The Ballot" about the continuing fight for the Voting Rights Act, 50 years after it became law.
The inimitable Horsey, The L.A. Times I don't enjoy typing that Megyn Kelly has a milligram of my support, and I'm one twitchy feminista just thinking it out loud … but that's the perversely consistent thing about The Devil Donald, he's an equal opportunity crass a$$hole. Behold: Ladies, gents; we have our very own custom privée Waterloo of Political CrayCray straightaway ahead of us. This is the momento to deftly herd the Blowhard Buffoon into the Putin-rivaling maneuver that has him seated victoriously astride the shark-jumping gold Trumpian helicopter. Hair blowin' in the winds that are [...]
Nicole Sandler is joined by Julianna Forlano to recap last night's first two GOP debates and, more importantly, the final episode of The Daily Show as hosted by Jon Stewart. For Flashback Friday, Nicole goes back 20 years to 8-9-95. She was on the air at KSCA in Los Angeles when the news broke that Jerry Garcia had died. Today, she shares the aircheck from that morning.
Today Nicole turns the injustice-o-meter toward our original victims, Native Americans. Dave Johnson joins from the Campaign for America's Future to tell us about the latest land grab from Native Americans, this time with the land going to a foreign corporation! Plus media strategist and trainer Joel Silberman turns a spotlight on the media. Join the chat at radioornot.com/live-broadcast-chat from 10-12ET.
Nicole is disgusted at the state of our "news" media, especially regarding its non-stop coverage of Donald Trump, and the lack of news about actual news, like last night's movie theater shooting in Louisiana. Julianna Forlano guests. For Flashback Friday, we go back to 1994 with Sheryl Crow.
Today, Nicole is joined by two classy gentlemen, Driftglass and Gaius Publius (filling in at the last minute for Howie Klein) to discuss everything from Bernie Sanders to Donald Trump and more
Another snark-filled guest post by the one, the only Will Durst: RUMPUS TRUMPUS CHUMPUS For all those bemoaning the lack of noise in the Republican presidential sweepstakes it’s time to get down on our knees and give thanks to Donald Trump because whatever that man touches turns to loud. He’s the gift that keeps on blaring. Has all the delicate innuendo of concrete curtain rods. Not just a loose cannon, more like a loose aircraft carrier. To say the campaign of the self- appointed captain of the S.S. Birther got off to a rocky start is like intimating that transatlantic telecommunications [...]
Since you can get all the Donald Trump "news" you can digest from anywhere else, we'll ignore the asswipe here. There's plenty of other things about which to get angry. For instance, Wes Clark suggests putting Muslims in internment camps! Cenk Uygur agrees with my assessment of the BLM protest at Netroots. Plus, @GottaLaff is back. Don't worry, I'll still piss someone off today
Nicole talks about Live Aid on the 30th anniversary of that trans-continental concert, and gives the details on the first ever Radio or Not Fundraising Auction (which includes a pair of unused tickets to that show!). Cliff Schecter joins in to tell us about Bernie Sanders' stance on guns, and Joel Silberman celebrates his birthday with us!
It's a busy Thursday on the Nicole Sandler Show. Driftglass returns to talk Shuck Toad and the news, Harvey J. Kaye explains Bernie Sanders' popularity surge in historical perspective, Congressman Alan Grayson throws his hat in the ring and, as if that wasn't enough, more!