Howie Klein of Down with Tyranny and the Blue America PAC is our regular Thursday guest. He's been gone for the past two weeks, but returned for today's show, in time to say "I told you so". He's been telling us for a couple of months already that Paul Ryan would not run for re-election, and he was right.
Paul Ryan announces his retirement, Trump readies a strike on Syria, and Mark Zuckerberg spends a few days testifying on Capitol Hill. Journalist David Dayen is our guest today. He wrote "The Senate is Afraid to Govern. That's Great News for Facebook." for The Intercept about yesterday's Zuckerberg hearing, with another piece coming later today on today's hearing in the House. And another article titled "Ban Targeted Advertising" is up at the New Republic dealing with the surveillance economy.
It's the 5th anniversary of the Sandy Hook shootings, and nothing's been done to prevent a similar tragedy in the future. The FCC today gutted our Net Neutrality rules. And Roy Moore still won't concede. After running down the day's news, I'm joined by Howie Klein of Down with Tyranny and the Blue America PAC to talk about Alabama's impact on the midterms, and the idea of a Job Guarantee.
After an update on the news of the day and the House GOP "Tax Cut & Jobs Act," Howie Klein of Down with Tyranny and the Blue America PAC returns to talk politics. Today, we focus on what, if anything, the DC Democrats stand for.
After a look at the latest news, we talk with Howie Klein of Down with Tyranny and the Blue America PAC about the problem with Blue Dogs and New Dems sabotaging the work of actual and progressive Democrats.
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