Travel Advisory: The United States is Not Safe

WARNING: TRAVEL IN THE US AT YOUR OWN RISK This graphic shows the Mass Shooting/Killing incidents since President Barack Obama took office in January 2009. The shooting at the Navy Yard in Washington, D.C., on Monday marks the 20th time since Barack Obama took office that there has been a mass killing incident. Using data compiled by Mother Jones magazine, we created an animated map to show, month-by-month, what that toll looks like. According to that data, 174 people have lost their lives since January 2009 in such incidents. The incidents must meet several criteria: four or more killed, it must have been [...]

Worst Week Ever?

The week actually got off to a good start!  I spent the weekend at a wonderful music festival, and hit the ground running Monday morning with Alan Grayson on the show and feeling good. Then all hell broke loose in Boston. As bad as the actual explosion of two bombs near the finish line of the Boston Marathon was, the lies and insanity that were presented as "news" made it even more disgusting. The worst perpetrator had to be the Rupert Murdoch-owned NY Post, Wall Street Journal and Fox "News" Channel: The "Saudi National" never officially called a "suspect" nor [...]

Grayson, Guns and GottaLaff (and Gambling too)

Congressman Alan Grayson and his twin sons at the swearing in of the 113th Congress Congressman Alan Grayson was my guest this morning and I was once again reminded of how lucky we are to have him in the House of Representatives. We talked about his great floor speeches, the "Medicare We Can All Buy In To" bill he introduced in the 111th Congress, and his willingness to stand up for what's right, among other things. The Political Carnival's GottaLaff joined in during the second hour, as she does every Tuesday.  A list of and links to the stories [...]

Talking About What’s Really Important

That's what I try to do every morning on my show.  Unfortunately, the news has been cancelled in favor of ratings, and the media is obsessed with appealing to the basest of instincts - peoples' preoccupation with the sex lives of others. Yes, we've been talking about Anthony Weiner too, as his fall from grace and his stupid propensity for thinking with his little head instead of his big one is THE most talked-about piece of "news" today. Rachel Maddow covered the hypocrisy of the right's demanding his head (so to speak), by pointing out their obvious flawed belief: IOKIYAR [...]

Nicole Sandler Show on TuneIn

The Nicole Sandler Show is live Tue-Fri afternoons, 3-4 ET/ 12-1 PT.