It's the first day of school here in South Florida, but we'll still be knee deep in campaign season a year from now! Today, Nicole speaks with Joel Silberman about Donald Trump's Fri night Alabama rally & his penchant for exaggeration. Cliff Schecter tells us about his naughty weekend, sneaking into the Defending Freedom conference and getting a selfie with Rafael Cruz.
Progressives and populists are awakening from their slumber, slowing down Fast Track, and creating huge momentum for Bernie Sanders underdog candidacy. Today, Nicole speaks with The Nation's John Nichols about Bernie Sanders presidential run, and with Dave Johnson of OurFuture.org who gives us the latest on the TPP and Fast Track push.
Another snark-filled guest post by the one, the only Will Durst: CRAZY CRUZY Winter is over! Winter is over! Excuse the jubilation, but we ink- stained wretches love the ritual excitement that occurs every spring- before- the Big Quadrennial with the first sighting of a red nose popping out of the presidential wannabe clown car. This seasonal harbinger is Ted Cruz who announced his candidacy for the highest office of the land. Throwing his 10 gallon hat into the ring at Liberty University, Cruz spoke to an assembly of students whose attendance was required. Mandatory attendance at Liberty University. Sounds like [...]
“Last Blog Standing” starts riiight….now! Yes, it’s time to steal a few more jokes from my father-in-law (F.I.L.). His blog posts range from political comedy to humorous commentary on pop culture. For those of you who might be new here, he used to write for Alan King, Milton Berle and Jonathan Winters, just to name a few. And all those Dean Martin Roasts, too: Don Rickles, Red Buttons, Phyllis Diller, Sammy Davis, Jr., etc. A tiny respite from all the frustrating events of the day: Texas senator and tea party favorite TED CRUZ announced he's running for President. He pledged [...]
Nicole Sandler speaks with political scientist Harvey Kaye about the 2016 field, including Scott Walker, governor of his state of WI. The Gliberal Goddesses reconvene as Women's History Month comes to a close. Plus the lastest news, opinions & more...
Today, Nicole welcomes the always quoteable Digby back to the show to talk 2016 and more. Plus a new feature, "They Said What?" and the pronuncication police are out in force.
Nicole Sandler welcomes Van Jones back to the show to talk about his latest endeavor, cutting prison population by 50% in 10 years. He's partnering with some you wouldn't expect. We talk about all of it on today's show. In the second hour, Nicole had to run out to an appointment, so from her archives we hear a 2007 interview with Norman Lear, and her 2008 conversation with Bill Maher!
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Today, Nicole talks about the bullshit being piled on us, figuratively and literally, daily. Tom Butler joins in to talk about a new book on Overdevelopment, Overpopulation, Overshoot. Joel Silberman dissects the message being perpetrated by "House of Cards" and Third Way. And we go back to the FloriDUH files too.