Today is the day your 2015 income taxes are due. It's a good day to compare and contrast the candidates to see how your dollars would be spent in their respective administrations. Today, Joel Silberman returns as he votes in NY tomorrow. And Cliff Schecter sets the record straight on John Kasich, the governor of his home state, and I coin a new term, Kasichsplaining
We somehow made it to the end of this bloody week still standing. Today on the show, Nicole Sandler chats with The Nation's John Nichols about Wisconsin's new voter ID law & how it accomplished what the GOP legislature (who passed it) set out to do. Lee Camp brings the humor about the serious stakes as we head into the weekend. And in honor of Joan Baez endorsing Bernie Sanders, we have a Flashback Fri segment from 1996 with Joan and Dar Williams.
Nicole Sandler recaps last night's Democratic Debate with the help of media strategist and trainer, Joel Silberman. Plus, as gas prices continue falling, Nicole speaks with Vagif Sharifov, Caspian oil markets expert from Trend News Agency based in the oil rich country of Azerbaijan.
It's a busy Wednesday show, as Nicole attempts to recap the president's executive action on guns as he announced yesterday, and Bernie Sanders great speech on Wall Street and financial reform. Today's guests are Deborah Newell Tornello with our first dip into the Oy FloriDUH files for 2016. Igor Volsky of Think Progress joins in to talk guns and hypocrite Congressmen; and Billy Joe Bill, one of the attorneys for Tamir Rice's mother joins in too.
Obviously, we here at Radio or Not don't condone killing aliens - either the extraterrestrial or the "illegal" kind. Killing is wrong. But with guns, seditionists in Oregon, and Area 51 in the news today, the headline wrote itself. Joel Silberman and GottaLaff guest today.
Nicole Sandler continues her look back at 2015, covering a lot of ground today: Cliff Schecter joins in to talk guns, mass shootings and the Tamir Rice travesty; Amy Simon brings the state of women in 2015; Julianna Forlano helps shine a light on the absurd news of the year (and there's plenty of that!)
On yesterday's show, I played a short clip from one of the six videos of Bernie Sanders chatting with rapper, activist and Atlanta barbershop owner Killer Mike, and suggested that you take some time over the holiday weekend to check them out. I promised I'd post the link here on the blog and, of course, I forgot.So here is my Christmas Day gift to you. Enjoy!Economic Freedom Social Justice Rigged Economy Free Health Care: It Ain’t a Big Deal This Country Was Started As An Act Of Political Protest Democrats Win When People Vote
Today marks the third anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary massacre. Cliff Schecter joins Nicole Sandler to discuss the NRA's influence over the US gun policy and how we can change it. In hour two, Will Bunch of the Philadelphia Daily News shares his new ebook, The Bern Identity: A Search for Bernie Sanders and the New American Dream.
We've made it to the end of another week. Nicole helps segue into the weekend with some laughs with Julianna Forlano and #FlashbackFriday musical blasts from Nicole's radio past. Today, Peter Himmelman from 12-15-99 and Melissa Etheridge from 12-16-03
Today, Nicole Sandler looks at Chicago's protests of Rahm Emauel's handling of police shootings and more with Driftglass. Plus racist on the Supreme Court and Donald Trump keeps offending and rising in the polls.