Download here or click below to play, (or watch the video at the bottom of the page!) The chaotic end to our longest war ever. Hurricane Ida makes landfall in New Orleans on the 16th anniversary of Katrina, devastating the region again. The Supreme Court all but overturns Roe v Wade on its shadow docket in the dead of night. Ida remnants wreak havoc on the northeast, killing at least 45 people in six states, crippling NYC and the surrounding areas. This was an epically awful week. The cynic in me wants to crawl under a rock. My hopefully [...]
As the Trump administration is stupidly considering going to war with Iran, Nicole Sandler brings some insight into other stupid military projects our government has proposed by talking with Vince Houghton, historian/curator of the International Spy Museum and author of the new book, Nuking the Moon And Other Intelligence Schemes and Military Plots Left on the Drawing Board. Of course, we begin with the latest news from Alabama and beyond Gilead.
This week was filled with sad stories - from the death of Paddy Kraska, the Susie Madrak's story of her friend's suicide, to the slaughter of dolphins continuing at Taiji Cove to the realization that the 85 wealthiest people in the world hold more wealth than the 3.5 billion people who make up the less fortunate half of the world's population and more. If you're wondering who those hoarding the most wealth around the world are, just take a look at Forbes' list of the world's billionaires. Just think of all the good that could be done if those wealthiest [...]
Nicole talks with AmericaBlog's Gaius Publius about today's possible filibuster showdown, UCSF's Tracy Weitz about Roe v Wade's 40th anniversary, and premiered the last Blunt webisode from GottaLaff