6-9-20 Nicole Sandler Show – Tuesday Tweeting with @GottaLaff

Download here or click below to play     George Floyd's funeral is being carried on every TV network today, which must be making dear leader unhappy. He took to Twitter again today to smear Martin Gugino, the 75-year old man who was pushed to the ground by two Buffalo cops, as an "Antifa provocateur", accusing him of setting up the cops to injure him. With so many instances of police brutalizing peaceful protesters over the past two weeks, I understand the reason behind the "Defund the Police" sentiment, but fear the messaging is wrong. I'll explain what I mean. [...]

6-9-20 Nicole Sandler Show – Tuesday Tweeting with GottaLaff

Download here or click below to play     George Floyd's funeral is being carried on every TV network today, which must be making dear leader unhappy. He took to Twitter again today to smear Martin Gugino, the 75-year old man who was pushed to the ground by two Buffalo cops, as an "Antifa provocateur", accusing him of setting up the cops to injure him. With so many instances of police brutalizing peaceful protesters over the past two weeks, I understand the reason behind the "Defund the Police" sentiment, but fear the messaging is wrong. I'll explain what I mean. [...]

5-29-20 Nicole Sandler Show – Fighting for the Soul of our Nation with John Nichols

Download here or click below to play   The Nation magazine's National Affairs correspondent John Nichols has a new book out, The Fight for the Soul of the Democratic Party: The Enduring Legacy of Henry Wallace’s Antifascist, Antiracist Politics . It's a fight we must wage and progressive must win, but it comes as the country is fighting for our future. The events of the past week make me wonder if we have a future at all... today's conversation with John Nichols will be a good one (as they always are). He joins in at the bottom of the hour. [...]

11-26-15 The Day After with Ari Berman, Wesley Lowery & Sen Bob Graham

I was fortunate enough to be able to interview a number of authors at this year's Miami Book Fair, so I thought I'd take advantage of Thanksgiving and the day after to share some of them with you. Today, the guy who probably could have predicted the outcome of our presidential election better than most others, as Ari Berman has been telling us about the whittling away and destruction of the Voting Rights Act for years with his book, Give Us the Ballot: The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights in America. Wesley Lowery was Tweeting from a McDonald's in Ferguson, MO, [...]

7-11-16 Morning News Roundup

Morning Jumpstart Protesters, police clash Obama to speak: Dallas memorial service RIP: 5 Dallas police officers Dallas gunman planned wider attack: Police Explosions shake South Sudan's capital Trump veepstakes: General? Governor? GOP convention: Fight starts today Sanders to endorse Clinton Tuesday? Protesters, Police Clash (Reuters, WaPo, NYT, AP, NoLa, Politico, TMN, TMN, TMN, me) • Officers stared down hundreds of shouting protesters near a ramp onto I-110 in Baton Rouge, La, Sunday night before another squad in riot gear arrived to make arrests. Earlier Sunday, some 2,000 people rallied outside the Capitol building to protests police killings of black people, [...]

7-7-16 Nicole Sandler Show – No Words

  What a fucked up day. It happened again! This time it was a Minnesota man who was allegedly pulled over because of a broken tail light, although pictures circulating online that show a car with intact tail lights, identified as the car Philando Castile was driving Wednesday evening. His girlfriend, Lavish "Diamond" Reynolds had the presence of mind to start streaming video to Facebook from her cell phone after a cop shot Castile through the window! And now he's dead. A day after Baton Rouge, LA cops shot and killed Alton Sterling, a 37-year old father of five. The [...]

Thursday July 7, 2016

Morning Jumpstart Alton Sterling shooting: DoJ to investigate Minnesota man shot dead by police at traffic stop Trump shouts, defends Star of David tweet FBI chief on the Hill: Clinton email server Bernie booed by House Democrats House GOP gun bill in jeopardy UK's Iraq war report mauls Blair Blair's private notes to Bush - frank uncensored Justice Dept to Probe Alton Sterling Shooting (NYT, AP, Daily Beast, NYT, TMN, me) • The Justice Dept opened a civil rights investigation on Wednesday into the fatal shooting of a black man by the Baton Rouge, La, police after a searing video [...]

7-6-16 Nicole Sandler Show – History Keeps Repeating

  We awoke to an awful déjà vu this morning. Another black man was killed by cops in a show of excessive, brutal police force. Alton Sterling, a 37-year old father of five, was selling CDs in front of a convenience store, something he did regularly to help support his family. Someone called the cops on him, and now Alton Sterling is dead. We are talking about it because someone captured the shooting on video. And now a second video has surfaced. And tomorrow, the trial begins for the most senior of the cops who was involved in the wild [...]

1-15-16 Quick Morning News

   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 NewsCruz-Trump: Buh-bye bromance GOP debate: WinnersGOP debate: LosersGOP debate: 4 big momentsHappy hour debate: Not so jollyChicago releases 2013 police shooting videoSecDef: US sailors "misnavigated" Cruz-Trump: Buh-Bye Bromance (WaPo, Politico, NYT, me)• Ted Cruz unloaded on Donald Trump in the 6th GOP debate held in North Charleston. "I recognize that Donald is dismayed that his poll numbers are falling in Iowa, but [...]

1-6-16 Nicole Sandler Show – Stop the Gun Madness Already!

It's a busy Wednesday show, as Nicole attempts to recap the president's executive action on guns as he announced yesterday, and Bernie Sanders great speech on Wall Street and financial reform. Today's guests are Deborah Newell Tornello with our first dip into the Oy FloriDUH files for 2016. Igor Volsky of Think Progress joins in to talk guns and hypocrite Congressmen; and Billy Joe Bill, one of the attorneys for Tamir Rice's mother joins in too.

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