Morning Jumpstart Obama to Dallas: Console, reassure Dallas shootings: Vigil / Doctors speak out Trump veepstakes: He likes the "political" "Trumped!" audio: Hillary/sex/guns/sex Clinton emails: Republicans forge ahead Clinton & Sanders together in NH today South Sudan's leaders order truce Theresa May promises "better Britain" Obama to Dallas: Console, Reassure (NYT, Roll Call, me) • President Obama travels to Dallas today to mourn the deaths of five white police officers gunned down by a black Army veteran. Obama huddled with his speechwriters for much of Monday, hoping to find words that would not only console the families but also reassure [...]
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, [...]
Today, Nicole Sandler looks at Chicago's protests of Rahm Emauel's handling of police shootings and more with Driftglass. Plus racist on the Supreme Court and Donald Trump keeps offending and rising in the polls.
Today, Nicole is joined by two classy gentlemen, Driftglass and Gaius Publius (filling in at the last minute for Howie Klein) to discuss everything from Bernie Sanders to Donald Trump and more
Since you can get all the Donald Trump "news" you can digest from anywhere else, we'll ignore the asswipe here. There's plenty of other things about which to get angry. For instance, Wes Clark suggests putting Muslims in internment camps! Cenk Uygur agrees with my assessment of the BLM protest at Netroots. Plus, @GottaLaff is back. Don't worry, I'll still piss someone off today
Nicole is back for a new year with John Nichols and one last look at 2014 with The Nation's Progressive Honor Roll, plus remembering Mario Cuomo. And Digby weighs in on our police problems and other issues facing us with a Republican-controlled 114th Congress convening tomorrow
Nicole wraps up the year in live shows with Susie Madrak and Cliff Schecter- stay tuned next week for 2014 in Review
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On Friday mornings, Nicole Sandler segues into the weekend with her Flashback Friday segments, featuring music interviews & performances from her music radio days. Today, she interviews Melissa Etheridge in real time about the biz, her new album and more. Plus The Nation's Sports Editor Dave Zirin on the intersection of sports and politics and the Rams "John Carlos moment".
...the more they stay the same. The photographer who shot that iconic photo at the top of the page was arrested last night in Ferguson, MO. Scott Olsen, a photojournalist for Getty Images, has brought the reality of what's happening in Ferguson to the rest of the world via his amazing photos, many of which can be seen here. Apparently, the police didn't want Olsen doing his job where he was standing- as if they wanted him to do his job at all.. Scott Olsen wasn't the only member of the media arrested last night. We know of at least [...]