It's a busy Tuesday show with the return of the Gliberal Goddesses! Plus the latest political news from the campaign trail as Jeb gets defensive about his big brother. And we take a look at the beautiful creatures we're killing off with Paul H. Erlich, one of the authors of "The Annihilation of Nature"
It is election day in Canada, and a year away from election day in the US. Today, Joel Silberman weighs in in politics as usual and unusual... and more.
If you need a chuckle to start your Friday off well, here are a few moments of Canadian Dry to tickle the needy funny bone. Canadian Member of Parliament Pat Martin gifted us with this unique excuse for having scooted out of the Session he was meant to be firmly ass-in-seat for. The local press, and CBC, had a well-deserved yee-haw day with the clever gaffe recovery, including this titillating bit from CBC herself. NDP MP Pat Martin had a somewhat uncomfortable explanation for a brief absence from his seat in the House of Commons on Thursday morning. [...]
I just finished reading a piece penned by the late, great Howard Zinn entitled "Put Away the Flags," which pretty much sums up how I'm feeling on this 4th of July. "Is not nationalism -- that devotion to a flag, an anthem, a boundary so fierce it engenders mass murder -- one of the great evils of our time, along with racism, along with religious hatred? ... Our citizenry has been brought up to see our nation as different from others, an exception in the world, uniquely moral, expanding into other lands in order to bring civilization, liberty, democracy." Ahh, [...]