May 3, 2016 archive

The Daily Late Nightly Show (Greenwald/Scahill)

How about some Tuesday night Meta action? Glenn Greenwald and Jeremy Scahill will be speaking in New York City tomorrow and TMC and I will be there. We’ve actually seen Jeremy before on a book tour for Dirty Wars (now a Major Motion Picture) and sat in the audience next to Spencer Ackerman’s Mom (well, …

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2016 Primary : Back Home In Indiana

Tonight is Indiana’s turn to vote form the Republican and Democratic nominees for president.Immediately after the polls closed at 6 PM CT the race was called for the Republicans which billionaire Donald Trump. With 34% of the counties reporting, Trump is winning with 54%, Ted Cruz a distant second with 36% and John Kasich a …

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Confessions of a Republican

Back in 1964, the Republican Party nominated Senator Barry Goldwater of Arizona to run again President Lyndon B. Johnson. The ’64 election that fall was one of the most lopsided elections in the US history, with Pres. Johnson winning with over 61% of the popular vote and 486 votes from the electoral college. Goldwater only …

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“Not all leaks are alike”

Edward Snowden (yes, that one) has an interesting piece up over at The Intercept on the moral and ethical difference between leaking for personal benefit (yes, that is bad and deserving of punishment) and whistleblowing to expose corruption and abuse (yes, that is good and should not be punished). I think an important consideration besides …

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The Breakfast Club (Forever Young)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! We’re a disorganized group of rebel lefties who hang out and chat if and when we’re not too hungover we’ve been bailed out we’re not too exhausted from last night’s (CENSORED) the caffeine kicks in. Join us every weekday morning at 9am (ET) and weekend morning at 10:30am (ET) to …

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