2012 Elections

Democrats win big and Republicans whine hard! The Nation’s Ari Berman, explained how progressives fought back against voter suppression, how Republicans used disenfranchisement to keep the House, how blocking the vote is starting to hurtRepublicans with the broader public, Sam and Ari say Democrats need to get serious about expanding the right to vote, Sheldon […]
Janeane “Katherine Harris” Garofalo wanted to know how Sam was doing after last weeks “plague”, was confidant that Romney would win, commented on her ¬†own history of voter disenfranchisement or “voter cleansing” and explained what are “sex pests” are. And some smart and charming election thoughts from Myla Seder! And Sam’s election prediction. The Better […]
Daily Kos founder Markos Moulitsas gave us his election day math, predicted a comfortable Obama victory, Democrats holding the Senate and gaining some seats in the House. Sam asked if Paul Ryan’s extremism was exploited enough? Jeff Smith explained how Occupy responded to Sandy, wealth inequality and hurricane relief, Bloomberg’s shockingly tasteless push to keep […]
It’s Casual Friday! Cliff Schecter described the fundamental difference in world view between the radical right and the rest of America, why Chris Christie is praising Obama so much, assessed the impact of Mike Bloomberg’s endorsement
Sam updated us on the Hurricane Sandy aftermath, drew a connection between the hurricane and climate change. Sam argued that climate change deniers would be even more empowered in a Romney Administration and and again made the case for voting for President Obama.Independent journalist Michael Tracey reported from Jersey Shore New Jersey where he said […]
Sam hosted a heated interviewed with Veteran activist and Naked Capitalism Contributing Editor Matt Stoller. Matt argued that Obama’s policy agenda was regressive¬†
Ari Berman talked the GOP’s ongoing vote suppression. How GOP is helping people register, then after seeing who they register for, destroy the registration. How Republicans made a huge deal over ACORN and how different their complains about ACORN were compared to the much more sinister methods of voter suppression they use. Sam and Ari […]
It’s Casual Friday! Cliff Schecter and Sam take a look at last night VP debate and discuss how the right wing loves Republican bullies but then blast Joe Biden for being “a meanie” to Paul Ryan, how Conservatives pundits are fixated on Joe Biden’s “smile” (because they know they lost), some of the topics from […]