Nicole talks about the crazy reactions to the terror attacks in France from here in the US. Journalist Zaid Jilani joins in. Plus She's History's Amy Simon with some necessary diversions too.
I've recently made a concerted effort to stay away from playing clips of right wing nut jobs on my show, but sometimes they say things so absurd they figuratively make my head explode! There were two such incidents yesterday that metaphorically drove me crazy. I know Joe Biden gets chided for his misuse of the word "literally". But it seems that when he does it, it's little more than an annoyance or something easily mocked. But Rush Limbaugh is supposed to be a professional broadcaster. His stock in trade is words! The clip below is a perfect example of why [...]
I don't usually talk sports on my show. But yesterday, I started seeing tweets lamenting the loss of Marvin Miller - someone whose name I didn't know before. After reading Keith Olbermann's beautiful tribute to the man, I asked David Sloane (who happens to be my fiance) about him. David is an agent who represents professional baseball players, so I wasn't surprised when he answered by saying, somewhat wistfully, that Miller is the man responsible for David being an agent today. Marvin Miller's story does have a place on this show. As head of the Players Association, Miller was a union [...]