The Dallas Morning News hasn't endorsed a Democrat for president in 75 years, since before World War II in fact. That changed today with their surprise endorsement of Hillary Clinton. And that's a big deal, considering what's at stake. As the Los Angeles Times put it: "Texas has long been a stronghold for Republicans, and it is a must-win state for Trump." Yikes. Or as former Texas governor Rick Perry once put it: Or as many of us who have read the endorsement have put it: Here's an excerpt (bolding mine): Trump's values are hostile to conservatism. He plays on fear — [...]
We are an angry nation inside an angry world. The choice we're making in this election year is how best to deal with the anger. Nicole discusses that and more with professor and author Harvey J. Kaye, and Blue America PAC's Howie Klein
The world awoke to another terrorist attack, this time in Brussels, Belgium. We begin today's show checking in with Denis Campbell, editor of UK Progressive, for an update. Fellow commentator Benjamin Dixon weighs in on the 2016 primary season as we enter the second half. And the Gliberal Goddesses re-convene for some fabulous female facts as Women's History Month continues...
Nicole kicks off a new week with a busy Monday show. In hour one, Joel Silberman helps recap the Sunday shows and the latest from the contenders one week before the Iowa caucuses. Journalist/radio station owner Jim Bleikamp weighs in from Maine. And Nicole reaches out to Pakistani journalist Kaswar Klasra to discuss the mass shooting there last week.
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 NewsObama: Terrorism fearsCruz "bit of a maniac"Spending bill: Ryan & Pelosi"Historic" climate deal: GOP slamsMan killed by deputies had gun: OfficialsPlanned Parenthood sues Ohio Obama: Terrorism Fears (AP, NYT, Reuters, me)• With fears of terrorism hanging over America's holiday season, President Obama visits the Pentagon today for a rare meeting outside the WH with his National Security Council. He will then make [...]
For years, Rachel Maddow has been reporting on the willful obstructionism of Republican Congress members on all kinds of Democratic bills and, of course, any and all things proposed by President Obama. And with each GOP block, we Dems have become angrier and more frustrated. But now.I mean.Come on.Now. Now it's deadly serious. Now it's even more urgent.Now it's a matter of national security.The hypocrisy on the right is jaw-droppingly, stupidly, nauseatingly blatant, especially in light of all their chest pounding, big "tough" talk, belittling of President Obama's policies, faux bravado, threats, and misguided compulsion to "carpet bomb" Daesh (AKA ISIS, Islamic [...]
It's crazy season, with gun nuts running rampant. Today, Nicole Sandler discusses the president's speech last night with media trainer & strategist Joel Silberman. And CAF's Dave Johnson joins in to talk about the legislation still pending in Obama's lame duck presidency.
TRNS News Notes is brought to you by Victoria Jones. Victoria Jones is the Chief White House correspondent and global analyst of the Washington DC based Talk Radio News Service, where her insight and analysis are made available to over 400 news talk radio stations around the country and internationally.News NowObama from Oval Office: TerrorismObama: GOPers slam speechWho was Tashfeen Mailk?2016ers and pols: TerrorismIsrael as "Binational state?" Kerry uproarJustice to launch probe: Chicago PD Obama from Oval Office: Terrorism (NYT, WaPo, WaPo, Reuters, WSJ, me)• In only his third Oval Office address, and speaking from a lectern and not seated behind [...]
Nicole is glad to see this week end. Julianna Forlano brought some cheer to the day as she's pregnant, and we now know she's got a little girl on the way! Our Flashback Friday segment was from December 1996 at KSCA in Los Angeles with Emmylou Harris, Susanna Hoffs and Duncan Sheik who were all performing that night at our annual homeless benefit, "Gimme Shelter."