Category: Podcast

Republicans want to debate, Democrats want to WIN! with special guest Carolyn Fiddler of Daily Kos

Republicans want to debate, Democrats want to WIN! with special guest Carolyn Fiddler of Daily Kos

Unlike Trump, physics follows laws. This misogynistic presidency has inspired an equal and opposite reaction from women of the United States. And voters are rewarding them. Women have outperformed men in primaries, with just their appearance on a ballot often seen as a rebuke to Trump, who ironically judges women exclusively by their appearance. A total of 185 women have […]

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We can’t continue to sleep on the judiciary – with special guest Chris “#StopKavanaugh” Kang

We can’t continue to sleep on the judiciary – with special guest Chris “#StopKavanaugh” Kang

What aren’t they hiding? They aren’t hiding that Bret Kavanaugh was on a the second draft of the list of judges provided to Donald Trump by the founder of the Federalist Society to assure the far right that he’d make all their wettest dreams come true. We know that Donald Trump said that he’d only appoint justices who’d overturn Roe […]

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Beyond Identity Politics: Research proves Dems shouldn’t be afraid to talk about class AND race

Beyond Identity Politics: Research proves Dems shouldn’t be afraid to talk about class AND race

America’s Achilles Heel is race. That’s so obvious that even Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin figured it out. The roughly 3,500 Facebook ads created by the Russian-based Internet Research Agency “consistently promoted ads designed to inflame race-related tensions. Meanwhile, the world’s biggest birther was calling all but some Mexicans “rapists.” And it worked. With some help from Putin, James Comey, […]

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What Has Saved Trump – with special guest Corey Robin

What Has Saved Trump – with special guest Corey Robin

In the history of polling, no president besides George W. Bush right after 9/11 has ever been more popular with his own party at this point in his presidency than Donald Trump, with 88 percent approval. But even with his compound in flames, David Koresh’s approval with the Branch Davidians was still close to 100 percent. During GOP primary of […]

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Gonna Get Her ELECTED! with special guest Lily Herman

Gonna Get Her ELECTED! with special guest Lily Herman

Donald Trump isn’t just a misogynist. Donald Trump is a misogynist who cheats on his pregnant wife without a condom. Donald Trump is a misogynist who argued that a woman who accused him of sexual harassment was not hot enough to assault. And Donald Trump is the misogynist who is about to gut Roe v. Wade. Unsurprisingly, women have noticed. […]

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“Do EVERYTHING You Can” – with special guest Sarah Kendzior

“Do EVERYTHING You Can” – with special guest Sarah Kendzior

Sarah Kendzior must be getting tired of waiting for us to catch up to her. No commentator has more reliably predicted the future, which increasingly resembles the worst of our past, but with much better television. More than two years ago, Sarah told us Donald Trump could win. Then she connected Trump’s allegiance to Russia from 1987 to the present. […]

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Assume Roe Dead – with special guest abortion rights journalist & activist Robin Marty

Assume Roe Dead – with special guest abortion rights journalist & activist Robin Marty

“If we wait until Roe is gone, it will be long past too late.” That’s Robin Marty‘s warning for anyone who cares about reproductive rights in America or anyone who just pretends to care about them to impress their Twitter followers. This may have been the worst week for non-billionaires since Trump became president and it’s no accident. We’re witnessing […]

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The Trump Voters’ Socialist Paradise – with special guest Michael Grunwald of Politico

The Trump Voters’ Socialist Paradise – with special guest Michael Grunwald of Politico

The show notes for Episode 1 of The GOTMFV Show are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2018/06/the-trump-voters-socialist-paradise.html Michael Grunwald from Politico on Twitter: @MikeGrunwald Michael Grunwald at Politico: Generation Pickleball: Welcome to Florida’s Political Tomorrowland Michael Grunwald’s website: MichaelGrunwald.com Purchase Michael Grunwald’s new book The New New Deal – The Hidden Story of Change in the Obama Era HERE The Good: Dave Weigel at […]

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EPISODE 86: The Purge has begun – with special guest Ari Berman

EPISODE 86: The Purge has begun – with special guest Ari Berman

The show notes for Episode 86 are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2018/06/episode-86-the-purge-has-begun-with-special-guest-ari-berman.html Ari Berman on Twitter: @AriBerman Ari Berman at Mother Jones: ACLU Sues Trump Over Census: “A Naked Act of Intentional Discrimination” Ari Berman at Mother Jones: North Carolina Republicans Want a Constitutional Amendment to Require ID to Vote Ari Berman at Mother Jones: Republicans Want to Use the Census to Radically […]

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EPISODE 85: This is what Republicans will do if they win – with special guest Michigan State Rep. Erika Geiss

EPISODE 85: This is what Republicans will do if they win – with special guest Michigan State Rep. Erika Geiss

The show notes for Episode 85 are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2018/06/episode-85-this-is-what-republicans-will-do-if-they-win-with-special-guest-michigan-state-rep-erika-geiss.html The Good: Kathleen Gray at The Detroit Free Press: Michigan approves marijuana legalization vote for November Anti-gerrymandering ballot proposal: Voters Not Politicians Jonathan Oosting at The Detroit News: Court: Anti-gerrymandering issue fit for Michigan ballot Interview – Michigan state Representative Erika Geiss. Beth LeBlanc at The Detroit News: After raucous session, […]

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EPISODE 84: The Ultimate Hash Bash! with special guests cannabis rights attorney Dennis Hayes and @GoldenGateBlond

EPISODE 84: The Ultimate Hash Bash! with special guests cannabis rights attorney Dennis Hayes and @GoldenGateBlond

The show notes for Episode 84 are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2018/06/episode-84-the-ultimate-hash-bash-wish-special-guests-cannabis-rights-attorney-dennis-hayes-and-goldengateblond.html Debbie Merion at the Ann Arbor Observer: John Sinclair at the Hash Bash Wikipedia: John Sinclair Freedom Rally Wikipedia: Cannabis laws in Ann Arbor, Michigan Patrick Dunn at the Ann Arbor Observer: Pot Goes Pro John Oosting at The Detroit News: Michigan lawmakers face pot legalization deadline The Good: John Bacon […]

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