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Corrupt GOP Congressman Buck McKeon Quits

Corrupt GOP Congressman Buck McKeon Quits

Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, Republican Congressman Buck McKeon, representing California’s 25th District, announced today that he would not be seeking a 12th term. Here to give us a look back at the 75 year old’s illustrious past is Buck McKeon’s biggest Champion, the founder and treasurer of the Blue America Pac which […]

West Virginia Chemical Spill Sheds Lights on The Perils of Fracking

West Virginia Chemical Spill Sheds Lights on The Perils of Fracking

Three hundred thousand West Virginia residents were left without water for 6 days after 7,500 gallons of a coal cleaning chemical known as ‘Crude MCHM’ leaked into the Elk River. The spill took place a mile and a half upstream, from where parts of West Virginia get its drinking water. For more on this, we […]

Gary Miller Is Congress’ Most Vulnerable GOP Incumbent

Gary Miller Is Congress’ Most Vulnerable GOP Incumbent

Down With Tyranny’s Howie Klein says Republican Congressman Gary Miller is easy pickings for the Dems in 2014 but once again they’re probably going to blow it by running a conservative who lies about his resume.

Must See Doc: The Act of Killing

Must See Doc: The Act of Killing

The Act Of Killing “Disturbing” “Phenomenal” Tells the story of mass murder in Indonesia Running From Crazy “Bravery in the face of…genetic destiny” Mariel Hemingway’s battle with her family’s history of mental illness Michael Snyder, our resident film critic, stops by every once in a while to tell us what documentaries we should be catching. […]

CeCe McDonald, Woman, Being Held In Male Prison

CeCe McDonald, Woman, Being Held In Male Prison

Trans woman acting in self defense, CeCe McDonald killed her attacker. Judge sentenced CeCe to 41 months inside a male prison. Katie Couric under fire for focusing more on transgender body parts than why a woman is in a man’s prison. Zach Ford from ThinkProgress.org has the latest. Katie Couric is under fire for an […]

Dennis Rodman Checks Into Rehab

Dennis Rodman Checks Into Rehab

Dennis Rodman checked himself into rehab Wednesday. Less than a week after returning home from his fourth trip to North Korea. Agent says Rodman will be in alcohol treatment facility for one month. Rodman and agent still refuse to apologize for “basketball diplomacy.” Sobriety may not be the only hurdle the 52-year-old basketball legend faces. […]

The GOP Wants To Eliminate The EPA, Here’s Why They’re Wrong

The GOP Wants To Eliminate The EPA, Here’s Why They’re Wrong

The coal, oil, and fracking industry insists there’s nothing to worry about because they do a terrific job policing themselves. So how good a job did the chemical industry in West Virginia do policing itself in the run-up to the Elk River chemical spill? [View the story “Can The Chemical Industry Police Itself?” on Storify]

George Zornick On Obamacare

George Zornick On Obamacare

Originally broadcast on January 10, 2014: Republicans want you to believe that millions of Americans are losing their health insurance due to Obamacare, and that President Obama lied when he said “if you like your plan, you can keep it.” George Zornick writes for The Nation magazine. He’s been looking into this for the Washington […]

Is Dennis Rodman’s Trip To North Korea Based On A Lie?

Is Dennis Rodman’s Trip To North Korea Based On A Lie?

Dennis Rodman claims to be playing for charity in North Korea this week. Hayes Brown from Think Progress looks into this claim. Below is his article for Think Progress on Rodman’s “charity” and an audio excerpt from his appearance on our show that we uploaded to You Tube. [View the story “Is Dennis Rodman Lying […]

The Gop Can Only Lie About Obamacare

The Gop Can Only Lie About Obamacare

Republicans want you to believe that millions of Americans are losing their health insurance due to Obamacare, and that President Obama lied when he said, “If you liked your plan you could keep it.” George Zornick writes for The Nation Magazine, he’s been looking into this for the Washington Post and writes that when all […]

“Green Wednesday”

“Green Wednesday”

It’s legal to buy pot in Colorado on January 1. We go to Denver to talk with Associated Press’ Kristen Wyatt about Colorado becoming the first state in American history where it’s legal to buy marijuana over the counter. America has lost its taste for capital punishment as 2013 turns out to have the second […]

Professors For Sale

Professors For Sale

How Wall Street buys professors to teach, write and testify on Wall Street’s behalf with two time Pulitzer Prize winning investigative journalist David Kocieniewsk from The New York Times. David Kocieniewski wrote two investigative articles this year about Goldman Sachs and Apple that we discuss all the time on this show. His latest investigative piece […]