I moved back to my home studio today. We still have some tweaking to do, but so far, so good. Rick Neuhoff and his wife Diana Hatsis were the Bernie Sanders delegates from my congressional district. Rick joined me for a final recap of the convention and to talk about how to move forward in the post-Bernie race. In the second hour, Ari Berman of The Nation joined me to talk about the court striking down NC's voter ID laws, Rev William Barber at the DNC, and more.
I know it's only Monday, but this has been a really tough week. Crazy enough to give someone a heart attack. Or not. In the last two weeks alone we've seen - literally seen, thanks to all the videos - the most horrific examples of human behavior play out in front of us like unpleasant movies. On June 28, we watched the horror in Istanbul as a group of mass murderers blew up the airport, killing at least 45 people and injuring hundreds more. Since it's the video era, we even got to see the third terrorist blow himself up. The red [...]
Florida has been the land of apathy for far too long. The heat and humidity have now given way to activism. Today marks the start of the 2012 Florida Legislative Session, and criminal Governor Rick Scott's second State of the State address. We the people of Florida will not sit back silently and watch those up in Tallahassee impose their will on the rest of us. Nineteen cities in Florida are hosting Awake The State rallies today. You can find one near you here. I've been invited to speak at the one in Palm Beach; I'll be delivering the response to Scott's [...]