FloriDUH & the Need for Progressives in Politics

The criminal new governor of Florida, Rick Scott, introduced his budget this week.  Read all about it at the link, but here are a few of the highlights: Scott proposed spending almost $66 billion — $4.6 billion less than this year's budget. Scott also wants to eliminate 7 percent of the state's government jobs, which would mean about 6,700 state-worker layoffs. He wants even more cuts the following year... State Sen. Eleanor Sobel, D-Hollywood, noted the big cuts to education: $4.8 billion in the first year. She said that would hurt the state's children, its educational environment and the state's [...]

Irony Alert- Day 50 of the Spill is World Oceans Day

Isn't it ironic, don't you think? It's Day 50 of the worst man-made environmental disaster in the world which will destroy the Gulf of Mexico for, optimistically, at least a generation.  The disaster began on Earth Day and today, Day 50, happens to be World Oceans Day.  It's a truly bad situation and it only seems to be getting worse! Tonight, I'll spoke with the wonderful Dr. Riki Ott, a marine biologist who's been camping out in the Gulf since the disaster began and must be feeling a bit of deja vu, as she was in Alaska when the Exxon [...]

Thursday is usually my Friday, but not this week!

**Post updated with tonight's show's audio. Click above to listen!** I do a live program here at Radio or Not Monday through Thursday from 6-8pm ET.  I usually take Fridays off to take care of all the personal stuff I neglect during the week... But tomorrow, I will be working, as I once again guest host the Randi Rhodes Show. You'll be able to watch the ustream feed here as usual, but to listen to the audio stream, head over to RandiRhodes.com or stream from one of her affiliate stations. More on that later... As for tonight, we've got an [...]

Nicole Sandler Show on TuneIn

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