Today, Republicans are voting here in Florida. I couldn’t vote as I’m most certainly not a Republican!
But I did talk with two occupy protesters today – one in DC and one in Oakland – both of whom seemed to understand the need to occupy the ballot box.

First up, I spoke with Eric Loetke, a PTA dad and Occupy DC protester.  Although the DC Parks Police issued a deadline of noon yesterday for both encampments at McPherson Sqaure and Freedom Plaza to be cleared, the police have yet to take any action.  Eric joined with the Progressive Change Campaign Committee to ask people to sign a petition urging  the National Park Service that First Amendment rights trump camping rules.

Then I spoke with Kevin Seal of Occupy Oakland, who gave his account of the events that happened there on Saturday night.

During the show, my buddy Brad Friedman of BradBlog tweeted about a story he had just broken.  I got him on the phone before he went back to bed to talk about the fact that Virginia is now officially investigating the Gingrich campaign for election fraud!

In the second hour of the show, as she does every Tuesday, I was joined by The Political Carnival’s GottaLaff to talk about these stories and more:

VIDEO- BLUNT: Newt Gingrich, in a word (about 3 mins)

Why Newt Gingrich will lose the primary

VIDEO: RNC chair Reince Priebus compares President Obama to cruise ship captain accused of manslaughter

Video- Allen West To Liberals: Get the Hell Out Of The U.S.

A Gingrich presidency “would touch off crises — one constitutional, the other diplomatic”… on Day One.


NBC News Asks Romney Campaign to Remove Ad

Note to Gingrich from The Heavy: Cease and desist. How you like them now, Newt?

And from June: Oops! Tom Petty sends Michele Bachmann a cease-and-desist letter.

VIDEO- Real Time with Bill Maher: “Who the f*** is Saul Alinsky?”

North Carolina lawmaker: “Abortionists” should be hanged

The Romneys converted Mitt’s dead atheist father-in-law to Mormonism

Former Ron Paul secretary/supporter: Newsletters were “under his name…always got to see final product… He would proof it.”