It's Leap Day and the presidential race is getting more insane by the day. Nicole Sandler speaks with media strategist and trainer Joel Silberman about the latest from the crazy train. In hour two, Nicole welcomes Benjamin Dixon from his show to hers to talk about #OscarsSoWhite, #BlackLivesMatter, #FeeltheBern and more
Victoria Jones created and edits Quick Morning News. She is chief White House correspondent with Washington DC-based Talk Media News, where her insight and analysis are made available to over 400 news talk radio stations around the country and internationally. Quick NewsTrump: KKK what now?Sessions endorses TrumpPiling on TrumpClinton: "Make America whole"#OscarsSoWhite: Meet Chris RockSCOTUS: Prosecutor / judge combo?Senate: Opioid bill battle hitsIran: "Moderates" move on up Trump: KKK What Now? (Reuters, Politico, AP, Daily Beast, NYT, NYDN, WaPo, CNN, me)• Trump came under fire from rival campaigns Sunday for a (feigned) ignorant response on CNN to ex-KKK leader David Duke's support for him. [...]
“Last Blog Standing” starts riiight….now! Yes, it’s time to steal a few more jokes from my father-in-law (F.I.L.). His blog posts range from political comedy to humorous commentary on pop culture. For those of you who might be new here, he used to write for Alan King, Milton Berle and Jonathan Winters, just to name a few. And all those Dean Martin Roasts, too: Don Rickles, Red Buttons, Phyllis Diller, Sammy Davis, Jr., etc. A tiny respite from all the frustrating events of the day: I don't want to say the ACADEMY AWARDS ran long last Sunday night, but the [...]
Nicole talks about last night's Oscars, as the acceptance speeches were quite memorable! But she also discusses the dire danger we're in from nukes with one of the world's greatest authorities, Dr. Helen Caldicott. Julianna Forlano will join in the discussion of news vs exaggeration too, and then things get weird as Nicole notices a big disconnect on Twitter.
TRNS News Notes is brought to you by Victoria Jones. Victoria Jones is the Chief White House correspondent and global analyst of the Washington DC based Talk Radio News Service, where her insight and analysis are made available to over 400 news talk radio stations around the country and internationally. Courtroom erupts after judge sentences prominent Egyptian activist to 5 years in prison after retrial for breaking protest law (AP, BBC) In the News DHS funding: GOP plots new strategy Giuliani: Man obsessed Giuliani defends in WSJ op-ed Pols rise and fall in reax New SecDef gathers top brass for [...]
I guess Jared Leto was the loser in the picture above because Bradley Cooper's arms weren't long enough to get Leto- standing next to Jennifer Lawrence- in this record-breaking selfie tweeted out by Ellen DeGeneres. But I'm pretty confident in saying that anyone who was in the general proximity of that shot is one of society's "winners". I'd guess none of them is worried about paying their rent or where their next meal is coming from or even how they'll put their kid through college. That's the winner vs. loser conversation that's more important than who allegedly did a better [...]