Nicole Sandler was at last night's Democratic debate in Miami and shares her observations from the back of the hall. Harvey J. Kaye returns to discuss the insanity of the 2016 election season and more. And foreclosure defense attorney Bruce Jacobs tells us why the foreclosure crisis hasn't been mentioned in the debates, but is the sleeper issue of the 2016 election cycle.
George W. Bush used to say he was a "compassionate conservative." Whether he was or not is beside the point - the fact that no such animal exists any more. The town of Moore, Oklahoma was devastated yesterday by a massive tornado. But James Inhofe, US Senator from that state wasted no time in declaring that any disaster relief would have to be offset by cuts elsewhere. Sickening. We are a nation already suffering from money hoarding at the top and too much being taken from those with the least to give. On today's show, we looked at areas [...]
Today's show was about all of these! Music and politics are probably my two favorite topics. Religion, notsomuch, which is one of the reasons we need to talk about it today! The show began with politics. Details are emerging about the 49 state settlement with the five big banks on foreclosure fraud. (Which state didn't sign on? I know that's what you're asking yourself right now. Answer in a moment.) David Dayen at FireDogLake probably had the best explanation of this piece of shit deal (which I read from on the air today) ... and Mike Lux has some good [...]