It's crazy times in our world, as evidenced by watching the orange idiot trying to play world leader in the UK. It's been a while since we visited with the wise Driftglass of the Professional Left Podcast, so he'll join us today to weigh in on the ways of our weird world. To get us started, I forgot to mention a very important date yesterday, so She's History's Amy Simon will check in to explain that yesterday was the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, giving the women the right to vote, passed the Senate. It wouldn't be completely [...]
The Democrats had big wins in the midterm elections. Today, Nicole Sandler speaks with Mason Tvert of the Marijuana Policy Project to see how cannabis fared. Then we head to the midwest to chat with progressive blogger and podcaster Driftglass...
As usual, Nicole Sandler runs down the latest news of the day. She then welcomes the one and only Driftglass back to the show to comment on the insanity that is life in America under the Trump administration. For more Driftglass, visit driftglass.blogspot.com and listen to the Professional Left Podcast!
Blogger and podcaster Driftglass joins Nicole Sandler today to talk about the insanity in our world and what goes on at the NY Times' editorial page. Find Driftglass' blog here, and the Professional Left Podcast here.
Twenty-five years ago today I was down here in South Florida, visiting my dad. I was living in Los Angeles at the time, and he had just had an accident that left him quadriplegic, so I was flying in every few weeks to see him. He had just been home from the hospital for a month or so, and we didn't yet have a van or any means of transportation to when we learned that Hurricane Andrew was headed our way. I was alone with him that night. The nurse decided she should be home with her family. I watched [...]
What a fucked up day. It happened again! This time it was a Minnesota man who was allegedly pulled over because of a broken tail light, although pictures circulating online that show a car with intact tail lights, identified as the car Philando Castile was driving Wednesday evening. His girlfriend, Lavish "Diamond" Reynolds had the presence of mind to start streaming video to Facebook from her cell phone after a cop shot Castile through the window! And now he's dead. A day after Baton Rouge, LA cops shot and killed Alton Sterling, a 37-year old father of five. The [...]
As Bernie meets with President Obama and Harry Reid today, Nicole Sandler considers what we do next. Donna Smith, Executive Director of Progressive Democrats of America, guests to talk about “Justice or Bust,” The People’s Summit in Chicago next week, and the future of the Democratic party. Driftglass joins in too for our every-other-week dose of snarky commentary
Forget presumptive, Hillary Clinton is the "Presumptuous nominee". Today, Nicole Sandler discusses this break from reality and the rest of the day's news and information with her regular Thursday guests Driftglass and Howie Klein.
Andrea Mitchell Greenspan donned her best Clinton surrogate gear to "interview" Bernie Sanders yesterday and he showed why so many of us want him to be our next president. The media is still D'ump-obsessed, and George Zimmerman is back. Plus Driftglass, Howie Klein and a lot more on today's show. (And yesterday's show has been re-uploaded without the offending 30 seconds of a song that got us blocked yesterday... go back and hear the Sane Progressive!
On a day when her guests are both men, Nicole salutes the woman who impresses her most in this campaign. It's Driftglass Thursday, in which he will explain the GOP's practice of "strategic forgettery" among other things, and Gaius Publius returns for a look at the state of the race and more!