Nicole brings us up to date on the senate voting to repeal the ACA. "Boca" Britany Somers weighs in on Trump's Tweets banning transgender people from the military, and Dave Daley, author of Ratfucked: Why Your Vote Doesn't Count tells us how gerrymandering will make it difficult for Democrats to take back control of Congress.
On this Veterans Day, Nicole Sandler suggests creating more veterans by bringing our troops home. Sadly, that's not the current trajectory. On today's show, Nicole recaps last night's 4th GOP debate, dips into the Oy FloriDUH files with Deborah Newell Tornello, and revisits the TPP now that the full text is public with Global Trade Watch's Melinda St. Louis
Bernie Sanders continues his record-breaking visit out west, with over 27K coming out to see him in LA last night. Some are still mad their concerns aren't being heard. Peace activist Norman Solomon joins in this morning to explain. Plus, the Gliberal Goddesses reconvene to talk about anything on our minds
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These are the days it pays to put on the Orvis Waders and watch Morning Schmoe and Meeka at dawn’s arse crack. So you don’t have to. Skeletons in the GOP Way Back Machine … Dog Bless the Internets. Prior fetid statements from the fresh senator that Progressive Arkansans may be already cotton to. […]
The stories about domestic abuse in the NFL were bad enough. The video of Ray Rice dragging his unconscious then-fiance from an elevator provided the visual that enraged us. The second video of him landing the blow that knocked her into the raid and knocked her out somehow changed everything in the discussion of the culture of violence surrounding that already violent sport. As abhorrent as someone as big, strong and powerful as a professional football player hitting a woman who is most certainly stronger and weaker than he, the news that one of these brutes brutalized his child and defended [...]
Yes, we had some technical difficulties on the show today, but I seem to have the problems fixed, finally. We'll be back Monday with phones in working order. In the meantime, it was a good thing I had lots to talk about, as we weren't able to get any of our guests on the line. But we did talk a bit about the horrific revelations coming out of Cleveland's house of horrors - and the horrific reality of sexual assault in the US Military. Wired has the details on the Air Force Chief of Sexual-Assault Prevention's arrest on sexual battery [...]
John Ondrasik of Five for Fighting joined me to talk about music, and his new "For the Troops III" CD, which is distributed for free to all military.