The Nicole Sandler Show is headquartered in South Florida. Tropical Storm Dorian is headed our way and is expected to make landfall in the Sunshine State sometime Monday. Lucky for me, it looks to be aiming for a point a bit further north up the east coast. It's only coincidence that we're featuring Floriduh on today's show. First up, Broward County Commissioner Steve Geller, who chairs a new group called the "Real Solutions Caucus" who are pushing for anyone but Sanders or Warren as the Democrats' 2020 nominee. I saw this article in the South Florida Sun-Sentinel and it [...]
Today's show features two of America's great reporters who are both covering the 2018 midterms. Jim DeFede is an investigative reporter for CBS4 in Miami, and Greg Palast is an independent journalist. Find his great work at GregPalast.com. We'll get the latest from Florida and Georgia, who both have high-stakes recounts going on.
Nicole Sandler recaps the news of the day with a live edition of "What's News." Then she welcomes investigative journalist Greg Palast back to the show to tell us about suing Kansas' Kris Kobach to stop him from purging voters in Kansas, Georgia and 26 other states. Visit GregPalast.com to get the latest, and watch "The Best Democracy Money Can Buy" while you're there!
Nicole begins the show with an update on the news of the day. It's Thursday, so Howie Klein of Down with Tyranny and the Blue America PAC joins in to discuss the latest primary results and more GOP dirty tricks as we approach the midterm elections.
After an update on the news of the day, Nicole Sandler welcomes Tim Canova back to the show. Tim is running for Congress against Debbie Wasserman Schultz from Florida's 23rd district as an independent. Please visit timcanova.com to find out where Tim stands on the issues and, if you can, make a donation! He needs our help.
Kids from Parkland are in Tallahassee, trying to talk with legislators. High Schools around South Florida are walking out in solidarity, and it seems as if a movement has been born from this tragedy. Blogger, activist and media strategist Spocko joins Nicole to discuss the gun debate paradox and how to help the kids that are taking action. Spocko's last two pieces for Digby's blog are "The Gun Debate Paradox" and "Dear Florida Gun Fighters, Prepare for the NRA Hammer!"
Deal or No Deal between the Dems and Trump on DACA? That's the big story of the day. And it's Thursday, so Howie Klein of Down with Tyranny and the Blue America PAC joined in. Today, he told us of a new project that Frank Schaeffer is working on-- interviewing progressive candidates to help the Democrats take back Congress, and about how the DCCC is trying to bypass the primary in VA-10.
Deborah Newell Tornello and her husband Robert's 3 Boys Farm was just awarded a new license to cultivate & distribute medical marijuana in Florida. She tells us all about the process and what comes next, and introduces us to their Chief Scientific Officer, Dr. Greg Gerdeman, who explains the science behind the medicine.
It's Tuesday, so GottaLaff joins us to talk about anything and everything in the news-- most notably the insanity being exhibited by the orange occupant of the oval office. To start the show, I spoke with Ben Pollara of Florida for Care, who gave us an update on where the Florida legislature is on creating a framework for medical marijuana, which passed in November. The session ends in three days, so they need our calls today. To find your Florida state representatives, click here.