Bernie Sanders proved the pundits and pollsters wrong by winning Indiana by 5 points. Now on to West Virginia. Today, we push back on the right wing narratives about the two Democratic campaigns fundraising with Politico's Ken Vogel and The Intercept's Lee Fang. Today's show was delayed as our power here in South Florida went out just moments before air time. When it came back on and I was still able to get Ken and Lee on to discuss their respective stories, we went for it. Of course, two minutes after ending the show, the power went out again. Welcome to FloriDUH and our fabulous infrastructure.
Rachel Maddow has officially jumped the shark, carrying water for her corporate overlords (Comcast) and the Hillary Clinton campaign. Audio doesn't lie. Nicole takes off the gloves this morning. Plus Driftglass and Howie Klein join in to talk about our collective electoral insanity and more!
I'm guest hosting the Gloria Neal Show this week on AM 760 in Denver. You can listen live at AM760.net - but I'll also post the podcast links here each day after the show. (We'll return to our regular schedule next week.) To hear today's show, just click on the links below: Hour 1 - The latest news on Day 2 of the government shutdown and the Obamacare exchanges. We also began our discussion into poverty in American and the ever-widening chasm between the rich and the rest of us. I spoke with Mikey Franklin, director of the Fair Pay Campaign, [...]
Today on the show, we talked about money. Well, the real topics were campaign finance reform and the Oscars... but it all boils down to dollars and cents. The Supreme Court is set to hear another case involving campaign contributions. McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission is being called Citizens United 2.0, as the GOP wants to lift the limits on the aggregate amount of money an individual can contribute directly to candidates and to their party. I spoke about it and the progress made to undo the Citizens United damage with a constitutional amendment with Move To Amend's David Cobb. Note [...]