Nicole Sandler welcomes fellow FloriDUH resident Deborah Newell Tornello for another installment of "The Oy FloriDUH Files". In hour two, things turn more serious as Antonia Juhasz returns, this time to talk about her expedition to the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico at the site of the Deepwater Horizon disaster. And she'll explain what the state of Florida actually gets right!
It's Groundhog Day and we're doing the same stupid things again and again. Oil & energy expert, author & journalist Antonia Juhasz weighs in on Obama's decision to open the Atlantic to drilling. Plus Julianna Forlano helps Nicole Sandler unpack the week's most absurd news stories (of which there are plenty to choose from).
**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 [...]
Those were the topics we covered on tonight's show. We started with the sad news that the Obama administration is, once again, letting us down. During the campaign and throughout the first year of the Obama presidency, Net Neutrality was the signature communications/technology issue. When an appeals court last month said that the FCC didn't have jurisdiction over broadband, the response was swift and certain that they'd take care of that. Now, not so much! The Washington Post reported that Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski is “leaning toward” a decision not to “reclassify” broadband to re-establish FCC authority over [...]
Just talk about the heinous activities of the Catholic church. Wow. Well, when you talk about abortion or religion, you're going to get people to disagree with you. But, in my opinion, the Catholic church has been complicit in the molestation and rape of children for way too long, and it must stop. And the fact that the Vatican has only responded by attacking the NY Times for their coverage of the scandal makes it all the more despicable. I got some nasty email and tweets, and I feel sorry for the people who are defending the church on this [...]