Download here or click below to play, (or watch the video at the bottom of the page!) Once again we're in uncharted territory. 'Unprecedented' is the word that should win the prize for most-invoked over the last five years, and here we are again. A few firsts, as history has been made this week. Almost everything about Trump is unprecedented, including apparently his actions in taking classified documents from the White House when he finally left. The smear campaign against the FBI, DoJ and the AG -- led by the Former Guy-- is also unprecedented, as was Merrick Garland's [...]
Download here or click below to play, (or watch the video at the bottom of the page!) Things are getting stranger and stranger, and it feels like the nation is one simmering pressure cooker. Between the Rittenhouse trial and the trial for the murderers of Ahmaud Arbery going on at the same time the House select committee on 1/6 seems to be kicking into action, and some of the more hardcore of the insurrectionists are finally being sentenced to more than a slap on the wrist, the American right wing seems to be more empowered than ever. And we [...]
Download here or click below to play, (or watch the video at the bottom of the page!) Our right to vote is hanging by a thread. That thread is somehow controlled by the GOP and Sen Joe Manchin, despite the fact that the Democrats control both houses of Congress and the Oval Office. Mother Jones' Ari Berman has been writing about the Republican party's assault on voting rights for many years. His latest article is the cover story of the current issue, "Jim Crow Killed Voting Rights for Generations. Now the GOP is Repeating History". Ari is my [...]
Download here or click below to play, (or watch the video at the bottom of the page!) Now that the impeachment is over and Congress is back from its President's Day Week Off, it's time for some hearings. We got your Merrick Garland for Attorney General confirmation hearings. We got your Deb Haaland for Interior Secretary hearings, and your Xavier Becerra for HHS hearings. And we got your first hearing about the January 6 insurrection at the Capitol hearing -- a joint venture by the Senate Homeland Security and the Governmental Affairs & Senate Rules committee-- in which the [...]
It's St. Patrick's Day and Nicole is hoping some Luck of the Irish rubs off on us today! It's a busy show, with Think Progress' Justice editor and author of "Injustices" Ian Milhiser weighing in on the new SCOTUS nominee. Plus Driftglass and Howie Klein weigh in on the 2016 campaign insanity.
Nicole Sandler recaps yesterday's not so super Tuesday primary results Deborah Newell returns to talk about her first voting experience and to share some FloriDUH stories. And Randi Rhodes weighs in on the election results, the future, the president's SCOTUS nominee (to be announced during the show), and her own FloriDUH voting experience too