Ep 286 The Moral Conversation05/29/15
Moral conversations must involve issues of povertyand injustice. Who gets to lie? Who gets to decide what a “moral conversation” looks like? More at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com..
Ep 285 That Square in Baghdad Named Bush
Finally litigating the Iraq War! Thanks Jebya! More at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com
Ep 284 The Chickens Come Home To Roost
This week marked codas on Mad Men, Obamacare, media lies, and Jeb Bush. (This episode recorded before the Senate’s turnaround on TPP.) More at professionalleft.blogspot.com
Ep 283 Teacher Depreciation Week
Teachers treated like dirt; Pamela Geller gets her war on. And in Science Fiction University, what three books would go with you in The Time Machine? More at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com
Ep 282 Baltimore Rises Up and Bernie Runs
Bernie Sanders is running, Baltimore is burning, and media is failing. Bible Bitch goes full Driftglass, and Science Fiction University is about sex robots. More at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com.
Ep 281 Lord of the Flies in the Ointment
HIllary starts a fifty state strategy, and we have no idea what Ted Cruz is talking about. Also, in a world without Republicans, would Barack Obama be a Republican? More at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com
Ep 280 Marco! Rubio! Also Hillary.
And Driftglass is mostly serious about drafting Glenn Greenwald for President. More at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com.
Ep 279 The Razor in the Apple
Why the media can't "blame" anyone for government and societal failures. Hint: It's Money. More at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com.
Ep 278 The Time Machine
We travel back to Rick Perlstein's Nixon/Reagan book (same as it ever was), deal with Indiana and fundy denialism (same as it ever was) and talk a bit about our courtship (still going strong). More at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com
Ep 277 Ted Cruz and GOP Tribalism
"Respecting" Republican evangelicals, the real story behind the human trafficking bill, and thanks to Charlie Pierce. More at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com
Ep 276 Aaron Schock, Buh Bye!
We bid buh bye to totally-not-gay Congressman Aaron Schock, and wonder over the crazy at Ted Cruz and Rick Santorum events. What's the deal with Tom Friedman? And more at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com.
Ep 275 The Letter, Layoffs, and the Ladies!!!
#47Traitors write a letter and step in it again, Driftglass gets laid off (and we lose our insurance again), and the GOP has a women problem again. More at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com.
Ep 274 But Did Hillary Email Bibi?
Ben Carson not pure enuf! Hillary’s Email not official enuf! Rand Paul doesn't clap for Bibi enuf! But Jeb Bush has enuf monees. For now. And Ferguson has plenty of racism. Plus Science Fiction University plays 21 Questions. More at...
Ep 273 Serial Liars and Winning Progressives
Democrats are winning on DHS funding, the media acknowledges that BIll O’Reilly is a serial liar, and progressives even get a Keystone veto and (after we recorded this podcast) net neutrality. A round up of Illinois primary results, Chicago and...
Ep 272 May I Have My “Opinion”?
We discuss conservatives who think spouting hate and then hiding behind “my opinion” is political debate. Rudy Giuliani and Dinesh d'Souza go full bigot, and Jeb Bush hires all the Bush 43 foreign policy team. More at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com.
Ep 271 Jon Stewart, Brian Williams, and Us
What's the real story is when Brian Williams leaves for six months and Jon Stewart leaves forever? Bible Bitch reads a found poem about Elizabeth Warren, and in Science Fiction University, Driftglass geeks out about Better Call Saul. More at...
Ep 270 Prayer Breakfasts, Blasphemy, and Aaron Schock
We discuss religion, secular prescriptions from David Brooks, Blasphemy from Stephen Fry, the Book of Job, and then Driftglass lets it rain down on Glenn Greenwald (briefly). More at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com
Ep 269 Buh Bye Andrew Sullivan
Andrew Sullivan quits blogging!?! Is Driftglass the last holdout on the single shingle blogging platform? Also, what YouTubers in the White House says about the mainstream media, and Sheldon Whitehouse hits one out of the park. More at...
Ep 268 The Honesty Episode
We discuss The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore, and how "keeping it 100" is a great idea for the whole political / media populace. State of the Union response fails, why Obama can keep talking like it's 2009, and more at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com
Ep 267 The 5th Anniversary Show
Same as it ever was? Driftglass and Blue Gal talk about how little has changed in right wing media since 2010. More at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com...
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