Yesterday, I talked about working out the conflicts of our inner voices, though some people thought I "went too far." Others thanked me for being "spot on." All I know is all I know. Today, it's that the world continues down its pathway of madness. People hear what they want to hear instead of actually listening to what's being said. We talk past one another instead of with each other. Until we learn to shut up and listen, we're bound to continue making the same mistakes. Today, I talked a bit about that disconnect. I praised the celebration of [...]
We awoke to an awful déjà vu this morning. Another black man was killed by cops in a show of excessive, brutal police force. Alton Sterling, a 37-year old father of five, was selling CDs in front of a convenience store, something he did regularly to help support his family. Someone called the cops on him, and now Alton Sterling is dead. We are talking about it because someone captured the shooting on video. And now a second video has surfaced. And tomorrow, the trial begins for the most senior of the cops who was involved in the wild [...]
I'm conflicted, in case I haven't already made that clear. As I wrote earlier this morning when introducing Mimi Kennedy's guest post, I can't imagine myself voting for Hillary Clinton for president, but even more inconceivable to me is the idea of a Donald Trump presidency! The good news is that I still have about five months before I have to decide what I'll do come election day. This is the time for looking at the big picture, which is what Bernie Sanders did in an op-ed for the NY Times titled "Democrats Need to Wake Up." I read the [...]
Today, Nicole Sandler invites her listeners down to the swampy southland known as Florida (FloriDUH to most of us). Deborah Newell joins in for our weekly segment poking fun at FloriDUH, Sanders delegate to the DNC from Palm Beach County, Hillary Keyes, will fill us in on the process and what happens next. And Nicole pulls out a blast from the past - a 2007 interview with Debbie Wasserman Schultz to show how long she's been at odds with the (soon to be former?) DNC Chair.
On Wednesday mornings, Nicole hangs with her fellow FloriDUHian Deborah Newell to poke some fun at the state that is the nation's dick. In addition to today Floriduh files and a recap of last night's primary results, we'll go back in time 5 years to the night Nicole was arrested for committing democracy, underscoring our need to fight on for what's important. And a detour to talk with the 10 year old girl who sang with Bruce Springsteen Monday night.
It was a tough night last night, but Nicole Sandler is here to point out the many silver linings in #StillSanders-land. Dave Johnson of the Campaign for America's Future joins in to help put things in perspective. And Deborah Newell returns for our Wednesday morning Oy FloriDUH session, with a 4/20 detour to the "Patients Out of Time" conference.
Think the 2016 race is the ugliest ever? Think again. Today, Nicole Sandler speaks with Joseph Cummins, author of "Anything for a Vote: Dirty Tricks, Cheap Shots and October Surprises in US Presidential Campaigns". And Deborah Newell brings us some stories from the Oy, FloriDUH files. And WTF Tom Hayden??
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!).
Nicole Sandler recaps yesterday's not so super Tuesday primary results Deborah Newell returns to talk about her first voting experience and to share some FloriDUH stories. And Randi Rhodes weighs in on the election results, the future, the president's SCOTUS nominee (to be announced during the show), and her own FloriDUH voting experience too
Nicole Sandler discusses the results of the NV GOP caucus which saw Trump winning with 46% of the vote! Fellow FloriDUHian Deborah Newell is back with some stories from the FloriDUH files. Huffington Post's Ryan Grim tells us about the still-growing heroin epidemic in the US and how DC isn't helping.