Bergnahlzi and the Winds of Change

  As we've discussed for two days now, there's no black and white divide between the wrong way and the right way to bring Bowe Bergdahl home. If indeed he walked away from his Platoon as others have said, there should be a court martial. I'm not sure that a five for one swap, with the five being hard core bad bad guys was the right move. But the vitriol and ugliness with which the Rethuglicons are attacking Bergdahl and his father goes beyond any measure of decency. From Allen West calling for the impeachment of President Obama to Fox [...]

War, Peace and Politics

"When will they ever learn?"  -- Pete Seeger The answer, sadly, is never. Mankind has waged war since the beginning of time. If it were up to me, world leaders who wanted to send their nations' youth to battle should, instead, meet one another in an arena and fight to the death. Maybe that would end the killing. Back in World War I & II, soldiers returning from the battlefield were described as being "shell shocked". Today it's Post Traumatic Stress. Regardless what you call it, people who experience the madness of war, of watching their fellow soldiers blown to bits [...]

Radio – Or Not?

  When I came up with the name "Radio or Not" for this website, I was being clever.  Obviously, it's a take on "ready or not" - something that one says in anticipation of something exciting. Then, or course, the more literal meaning.  What I do is radio... but these days without the traditional radio transmitter or antenna.  So, it's radio, but it's not. That, I believe, is the future of radio. No, I don't think over the air radio will ever go away, just as we still have basic over the air television (although I don't know anyone who [...]

Nicole Sandler Show on TuneIn

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