After an update on the day's news, Will Bunch of the Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News returns to the Nicole Sandler Show to talk about America's mass shooting problem and the anniversary of election day 2016.
Today's "What's News?" underscores our need for adult sex education!
. We may fiercely disagree with virtually every damnable thing uttered by conservative Bret Stephens of the Wall Street Journal, in 'normal' times, but he brings a superb analysis of the peculiar Pastor Mike Pence and other obsequious hangers-on camping in the rarified stench of Trump World. . The Puritan Pence is now weighted down with more consternation and outright in- "party" charges as a result ... Stephens baldly named the obsequious governor's human swamp of a running mate thoroughly out of control; and asserts that the alt-right Indianan shotgun rider is a Political Enabler. . Even a Moral Enabler. . Go [...]
Emma Sulkowicz, a senior visual arts student at Columbia University in New York City, carries a mattress in protest of the university’s lack of action after she reported being raped during her sophomore year. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images) Rarely does a roundtable make you pause and wish for an old fashioned VHS recorder, but Melissa Harris-Perry pulled that off brilliantly on Saturday with a highly needed and deeply uncomfortable discussion about women judging other women on sexual assault 'matters'. Buckle up. Women parsing rape? Themselves? How dare they. For background, they used the Hot Topic Columbia University "He [...]
That's who I felt like today, ranting and raving about the madness that's taken over, seemingly, EVERYTHING! From the bullshit about Benghazi, to the wrong outrage over the IRS, to Apple and others dodging their taxes, to cutting programs for the neediest among us, to the epidemic of sexual assault in the military, to the dysfunction in Washington, to the warming of our planet, to the vilification of teachers and civil servants and union members, to wimpy appeasing politicians.... I could continue, but I think you get the idea. We talked about all of these subjects and more today with [...]
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 [...]