As unbelievable as it may seem, Donald Trump (D'ump as I like to save time and abbreviate it) was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States today. I watched the ugly spectacle so you didn't have to, and discussed my observations on today's show with the always astute and insightful Joel Silberman. I did promise to share a few things, like the Vox annotated version of the worst inaugural speech ever... And, I started the show with one of my favorite memories that was sadly thrust back into my consciousness when I heard the news that Miguel [...]
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Today is our last full day living in a semi-sane nation. Tomorrow at 12 noon, Donald Trump will be sworn in as the 45th President of the United States, and I'm sick to my stomach. I know most of my listeners will not be watching the spectacle tomorrow. I will so you don't have to. Wish me luck. Howie Klein joined me on today's show, as he does each Thursday, and told us that the number of Democratic members of Congress boycotting tomorrow's swearing in is up to 72! The Blue America PAC set up an Act Blue page for [...]
I must admit that I was all over the place today... somewhat wired and obviously getting a little nervous as Donald Trump will be inaugurated as our 45th president in three days. Someone please wake me, this must be a nightmare. GottaLaff joined in, as she does on Tuesdays, and she was almost as discombobulated as I was... But there was some good news that came down just after the show ended: President Obama commuted Chelsea Manning's sentence! And one of his victims is suing Donald Trump, so there's that...
Today is President Obama's 2nd Inaugural, MLK Day, the anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, and the third anniversary of Citizens United and the end of Air America. Nicole talk about all of those, and speaks with Toi Hutchinson, running for Congress to fill Jesse Jackson Jr's old seat. Plus Nicole Belle with Fools on the Hill