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Kagro in the Morning - December 19, 201412/20/14
A rare joint appearance by Greg Dworkin and Armando this morning, featuring discussion of the Colbert Report finale, Cuba, Obama's exceptional week, Rubio's less-exceptional one, the mess surrounding The Interview (on which even George Clooney weighs...
Kagro in the Morning - December 18, 2014
We somehow allow ourselves to get caught up in the weird Sony/North Korea/The Interview story, even though we don't have any real idea what's going on. Even though there are more important stories, like cop push-back on the nationwide protests. Greg...
Kagro in the Morning - December 17, 2014
We're still talking about torture. You'd think it was important, or something. Does it make sense for Sen. Ron Wyden to introduce legislation on it? For Hillary Clinton to endorse the idea? Greg Dworkin rounded up judicial nomination news &...
Kagro in the Morning - December 16, 2014
Peshwar demands our attention, right out of the box. We have our own shooting problems, as usual. Speaking of which, Greg Dworkin notes that Newtown families file suit against the maker of Bushmaster rifles, and the amazing Australian response to the...
Kagro in the Morning - December 15, 2014
We start the week with an eye on the Sydney hostage situation, plus the weird bent that the Uber surge pricing story put on it. Greg Dworkin rounds up weekend news, including the procedural wrangling in the Senate, Obama's immigration move, the Lima...
Kagro in the Morning - December 12, 2014
Unraveling the procedural issues surrounding the passage of the CRapnibus. What was up with that super-close vote on the rule? What if it hadn't passed? Why would anyone vote no on the rule and yes on the bill? Why would the White House want it to...
Kagro in the Morning - December 11, 2014
Outgoing Rep. Paul Broun, after years of telling people to just take whatever McJobs they can find, says he's now accepting offers for fat cat corporate compensation. Greg Dworkin explains how Broun might actually have become dumber, then rounds up...
Kagro in the Morning - December 10, 2014
The torture report continues to dominate the news today, and Greg Dworkin helps round up headlines and more on the subject. The cromnibus bogs down under the weight of extraneous riders. Time's Person of the Year: Ebola fighters. The "disastrous flaw"...
Kagro in the Morning - December 9, 2014
Greg Dworkin jammed as many of the top stories of the day into his roundup as he could: the CIA torture report; the Surgeon General nomination (even supported by an ex-NRA lobbyist); another attempt at a "left" Tea Party?; this year's flu vaccine; NJ...
Kagro in the Morning - December 8, 2014
Much of the weekend (and this morning's Abbreviated Pundit Roundup), and therefore much of the show, was consumed by debate over the Rolling Stone UVA rape allegations, their subsequent apology (but not retraction), push-back from other media, and...
Kagro in the Morning - December 5, 2014
Greg Dworkin joins us in noting the Twitter jubilation over the latest jobs numbers as well as the continuing protests across the country growing out of the Brown, Garner & Rice cases (and so much more), which pose problems for politicians from Bill...
Kagro in the Morning - December 4, 2014
Another tough day for a radio show, this time in the wake of the Eric Garner case. But we found a back door into the racial issues through Chris Rock's remarkable essay in The Hollywood Reporter. Greg Dworkin already had it in his round-up, along with...
Kagro in the Morning - December 3, 2014
A libertarian you'll recognize for his gun advocacy, but who also opposes drunk driving laws (and protests at sobriety checkpoints) is struck by a drunk driver, but wants you to STFU about irony. Greg Dworkin shared a wide-ranging collection of...
Kagro in the Morning - December 2, 2014
Greg Dworkin brings us selections from the morning papers: Elizabeth Lauten and the last taboo; the latest CNN polling; oil prices plunge & the economy perks up. Armando joins in briefly to comment on the Lauten story and President Obama's proposals...
Kagro in the Morning - December 1, 2014
We're back from the Thanksgiving break, and it seems the news forgot to take that break. Video of the Tamir Rice shooting surfaces, and it's outrageous. Greg Dworkin rounded up some of the most interesting writing on Ferguson. A polling update:...
Kagro in the Morning - November 26, 2014
Pre-Thanksgiving GunFAIL roundup. Greg Dworkin brought us dueling Hagel headlines, turned quickly to freelancing Chuck Schumer, and wound up with a selection of the many articles decrying Bob McColloch's grand jury farce, and wondering what lies...
Kagro in the Morning - November 25, 2014
Tough day to start with a radio show, in the wake of events in Ferguson. We discuss the grand jury process with Armando, a listener contribution on SCOTUS curtailment of the civil rights suit avenue, in the form of an August NYT opinion piece, and...
Kagro in the Morning - November 24, 2014
An active and spectacular GunFAIL weekend drove much of the show's agenda today. Greg Dworkin plays along, sharing stories on a Connecticut state report suggesting that race & affluence might have impacted the willingness of agencies to intervene in...
Kagro in the Morning - November 21, 2014
We broadcast the show from the underground bunker, safe from the Chaos in the Streets! Sen. Tom Coburn was the first to offer a wink at the idea of violence, but KS Sec. of State Kris Kobach wasn't going to be out-crazied. Greg Dworkin brought us a...
Kagro in the Morning - November 20, 2014
Greg Dworkin joined us for the morning news round-up, including the push by MI Republicans to apportion their electoral votes, tonight's immigration announcement, the latest post-election polls, and some data on who's helped by the ACA, plus thoughts...
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