Download here or click below to play, (or watch the video at the bottom of the page!) Closing Arguments are going on today in the trial of Derek Chauvin, the cop who killed George Floyd by kneeling on his neck for over 9 minutes last year. Since the trial began on March 29, at least 64 people have died at the hands of law enforcement nationwide. And since we were shocked back into reality on March 16, when eight people were killed at three Atlanta-area spas, the US has had at least 50 mass shootings. Perhaps by showtime, [...]
Download here or click below to play, (or watch the video at the bottom of the page!) We made it to the end of another week! This was week two of the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd. We'll check in again with Jack Rice, criminal defense attorney based in the Twin Cities and friend of the show, to wrap up the second week of testimony. But we'll begin with our Manchin problem. Joe Manchin, that is. I'll talk with Robyn Kincaid, a fellow progressive radio host who's lived her whole [...]
Download here or click below to play, (or watch the video at the bottom of the page!) What a long, strange week this has been! Someone on the TV just said that today is Good Friday. Well, to me, every Friday is a good Friday. The first week of the murder trial for the ex-cop who killed George Floyd is done. We'll chat with Jack Rice, a defense attorney (and old friend and radio colleague) lives in Minneapolis, and checks in to recap the first week of testimony. Of course, there's the weirdness surrounding Matt Gaetz and more... we'll [...]
Download here or click below to play, (or watch the video at the bottom of the page!) I got my second Moderna vaccine today. Not knowing if I'd have a reaction or not, I kept things loose for today's show. So, we'll just deal with the midweek madness in general. For example, a jury has been seated in the murder trial for the ex-cop who killed George Floyd. We'll check in with Jack Rice, our defense attorney in Minneapolis for the latest. Israel had another national election-- the fourth in the last two years, and Bibi still didn't [...]
Download here or click below to play, (or watch the video at the bottom of the page!) It's Friday, so we're going to end the week reminiscing about the days of big crowds and live music with a couple of old friends of mine who produced and directed the brand new documentary, Long Live Rock...Celebrate the Chaos, Jonathan McHugh and Gary Spivack. The film just premiered Thursday night, and is now available to stream... just follow the link above. First, here's the trailer https://youtu.be/EhRII6GqNxY We began the show, as usual, with the latest news and information, [...]
The senate is in the midst of another vote-a-rama today ahead of a vote, sometime this weekend, on the $1.9 trillion covid relief bill. Today on my show, we'll look ahead to Monday, when the murder trial begins for Derek Chauvin, the Minneapolis police officer who knelt on the neck of George Floyd for almost 10 minutes, ultimately killing him. Jack Rice is an old friend and colleague from Air America Radio who is also an attorney. He's been a prosecutor and is currently working as a criminal defense lawyer. Today, he joins me for a preview of the [...]
Download here or click below to play We're now more than a week out from the election being called for Joe Biden, yet the orange man in the White House still won't concede. It may be a lame duck period, but Donald the Duck is upending democracy and threatening the peaceful transfer of power in America. On today's show, I check in with Jack Rice. He's a radio colleague of mine, who currently practices law in Minneapolis and was a CIA case officer. It's in that capacity that I have some questions for him about what Trump is doing. [...]
Howie Klein of Down with Tyranny and the Blue America PAC is Nicole's regular guest every Thursday. Today, they're joined by Janelle Christensen, president of the Democratic Environmental Caucus of Florida. She came up with a great idea to win control of the state back from the Republicans. We'll also check in with former CIA operative Jack Rice. He weighs in on the Russia bounty for dead American soldiers story. Jack lives in Minneapolis and is a criminal defense attorney, and has a unique perspective on the cross section of news events we're now living through.
I know the headline sounds the the start of a joke, but Jack Rice is all of those things and more. He just returned from a stint at the International Criminal Court at The Hague, and weighs in on the insanity here - from impeachment to crimes and misdemeanors. As always, we'll begin with a bit of the news of the day... I know the headline sounds the the start of a joke, but Jack Rice is all of those things and more. He just returned from a stint at the International Criminal Court at The Hague, and [...]
Nicole Sandler checks in with UK Progressive publisher and Three Muckrakers host Denis Campbell to get the British perspective on Trump's trip there. Former CIA operative Jack Rice weighs in on the president's big blunder(s) from an intelligence professional's point of view.