Download here or click below to play, (or watch the video at the bottom of the page!) Today is a day of extremes. David Daley (author of Ratfucked: Why Your Vote Doesn't Count) has a new piece in the Guardian explaining how Republicans can take back the House without a single vote being cast. David Daley is my guest today. But just when you think we're screwed, Joe Biden decides to take on monopolies with his pen! Lots for us to talk about on a Friday afternoon... https://youtu.be/mp7IJ0_kadw
Download here or click below to play David Daley is the author of the book Ratfucked: Why Your Vote Doesn't Count. We've had a few conversations on this show about that subject. Dave returns to the show today to talk about his cover story at The New Republic, "Inside the Republican Plot for Permanent Minority Rule". We're less than two weeks away from election day, Nov. 3. Anxiety is high as we wonder what dirty tricks the GOP will roll out in the next 13 days. We played a funny from Lauren Mayer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dFS5-fiSTEc And [...]
Download here or click below to play Despite the mandates for social distancing, three states still held primary elections yesterday, leaving many to wonder about the wisdom of holding elections during a pandemic, and others wondering about the wisdom of delaying elections for any reason whatsoever! Depending upon your viewpoint, it’s either an ironic twist of fate or it was simply meant to be that David Daley’s new book, Unrigged: How Americans Are Battling Back to Save Democracy is being released this week… Can we save Democracy, or has that ship already sailed, so to speak? We’ll discuss that [...]
It's the day after the 4th of July, and we're live today with the latest news of the day. With the Trump administration still trying to make an end run around the Supreme Court to include a citizenship question on the 2020 Census, Nicole speaks with an authority on gerrymandering, David Daley - author of Ratfucked about the ramifications of the rulings on the two biggest cases of this term of the Supreme Court.
After being out sick for a week, Nicole Sandler returns to a world even more insane. From the G7 (G6?) to North Korea to the horrific and immoral practice of tearing kids out their parents' arms, Nicole and Dave Johnson attempt to make sense of the senseless. David Daley, author of Ratfucked: Why Your Vote Doesn't Count also weighs in on yesterday's non decision by the Supreme Court on gerrymandering.
Nicole brings us up to date on the senate voting to repeal the ACA. "Boca" Britany Somers weighs in on Trump's Tweets banning transgender people from the military, and Dave Daley, author of Ratfucked: Why Your Vote Doesn't Count tells us how gerrymandering will make it difficult for Democrats to take back control of Congress.