After an update on the news and the GOP tax scam passing the House and moving in the Senate, we welcomed Derrick Crowe, progressive Democratic candidate for Congress from Texas' 21st district. Check out Derrick's website at electcrowe.com.
As the GOP rolls out their "tax reform" plan, we speak with Twitter's @LOLGOP who wrote about increasing taxes on the rich for USA Today. Plus Derrick Crowe, the progressive candidate running for Congress from Texas's 21st district, and the latest news.
It's now Tuesday, so the weirdness that was Monday has passed. Or so we thought! I awoke this morning to the same headlines as everyone else: The Runaway General. That's the name of the incredible new piece in Rolling Stone with the subtitle, "Stanley McChrystal, Obama's top commander in Afghanistan, has seized control of the war by never taking his eye off the real enemy: The wimps in the White House." Yikes! So, obviously, no shortage of things to talk about today! We'll begin the show with Christina Bellantoni, senior reporter for Talking Points Memo, who's written at [...]