Download here or click below to play Oligarchy is the word of the day, brought to us by Thom Hartmann. He gives the subject his Hidden History treatment in his latest book, The Hidden History of American Oligarchy: Reclaiming Our Democracy from the Ruling Class. But first, a few other things that are out of whack are on Nicole's mind. Like the Rochester police pepper spraying a 9-year old girl who was handcuffed in the back seat of the squad car! Then the head of the police union claiming she wasn't hurt! How about we handcuff him and [...]
Download here or click below to play The Trump clown show fight against the will of the American people rages on today with his lead so-called attorney Rudy Giuliani at the helm of a group of misfit lawyers still claiming that Trump has a path to victory in the 2020 elections. This is opposite world on steroids. I'll attempt to explain what's transpired since we last met yesterday, though I'm not sure I fully grok what's going on. It's Thursday, so Howie Klein returns, just as DWT migrates to its new home at downwithtyranny.com.. I was on a [...]
Download here or click below to play Howie Klein is the guy behind the Blue America PAC. They identify great progressive candidates and raise money to support the best ones to help get them into office. The key word there is PROGRESSIVE. Howie s my regular guest every Thursday afternoon. Today we'll look at the races that are still uncalled, and at how the Democrats screwed up so horribly. Thankfully, we overwhelmingly voted for Joe Biden, so we're ousting Trump. But Democrats down ballot didn't benefit from those votes. We'll talk about what went wrong and more! I mentioned [...]
Download here or click below to play Votes are still being counted, but it's looking more inevitable that Joe Biden will be the next President of the United States, and Donald Trump will be a one-term president. But it's close, and they're still counting in a handful of states that will determine the outcome. But the Democrats were decimated in the House and Senate. As he does every Thursday, Howie Klein of Down with Tyranny and the Blue America PAC joins us today for an election day post-mortem. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u-03h1UTL64
Download here or click below to play Today marks the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, when women won the right to vote. It's not exactly been an easy climb since then, but it is a centennial we must acknowledge. So Cultural HERstorian Amy Simon, the woman behind the play She's History: The Most Dangerous Women in America, Then & Now" joins me to regale us with some fabulous female stories about the women who came before us. For info on some of the week's festivities and the amazing women Amy told us about today, [...]
Download here or click below to play We're two days out from the South Carolina primary election, and five days away from Super Tuesday. Everything could look very different in the presidential primary race by next week at this time! It's Thursday, so we're joined by Howie Klein of Down with Tyranny and the Blue America PAC. Today, we'll talk about Bloomberg's Freudian slip at Tuesday's debate, the party's collective freakout about Bernie, and how the coronavirus might change everything going forward...
Download here or click below to play Six of the remaining eight candidates for the Democratic nomination for president debated last night in Nevada ahead of Saturday's caucuses. It was Michael Bloomberg's debate debut, and it went about as well for him as you'd expect. We'll have the highlights to start the show today. Then, as it's Thursday, Howie Klein of Down with Tyranny and the Blue America PAC joins in the fun.
Just click to play: or download here What happens after the most corrupt president in US history is acquitted by a complicit Republican-led senate in his impeachment trial? We regroup and move forward, swatting Trump's lies and smears, and concentrating on winning in November. It's Thursday, so Howie Klein joins in from Down with Tyranny and the Blue America PAC to help lead the way toward ridding our nation of this vile, pus-filled disease that's infected the White House.
Just click to play: or download here It's the second of two days of questions from the senators in the impeachment trial of Donald Trump. We'll recap what happened yesterday, discuss how things began today and, since it's Thursday, talk with Howie Klein about the handful of so-called Democratic senators who will possibly vote against allowing witnesses to testify.
10-16-19 Nicole Sandler Show – About that Debate, the Nutjob in the WH, and the Truth about Medicare for All
I watched last night's Democratic debate so you didn't have to. On today's show, we recap the highlights and lowlights and the rest of the news of the day. We've added some bonus content to today's podcast... my interview with Dr. Steffie Woolhandler, a co-founder of Physicians for a National Health Program, who co-authored an article for The Nation entitled, "The ‘Public Option’ on Health Care Is a Poison Pill" *** Whoops. I forgot to post this. Today's comedy bit was from Now This Media... Enjoy!