Democratic Socialists Shahid Buttar & Lee Carter, Episode 1202

The Mop Up For January 5, 2020

Virginia recently capped the price of insulin at $50 a month. That’s because of Lee Carter. On today’s show we tackle the Left’s path forward with special guests Shahid Buttar, who ran as a Democratic Socialist against Nancy Pelosi last year and Lee Carter, who represents the people of Virginia’s 50th District in the House of Delegates and is now running for governor of Virginia as a Democratic Socialist.

Plus Comedy Genius Robert Smigel

Portions of today’s show written by Dave Sirus, Jim Earl and Hannah Feldman

Topics: Donald Trump’s New Netflix Deal; Capping the price of insulin; The Squad buckles and supports Pelosi; Georgia goes to the polls; Trump keeps trying to steal it; Covid gets worse while vaccine stays on the shelves

Guests With Time Stamps:

(:05) Donald Trump, AKA Robert Smigel and Melania Trump, AKA Martha Previte
(31:03) Hilaria Baldwin, AKA Martha Previte
(47:39) Jim Earl, Emmy and Peabody Award winning comedy writer
1:25:00 Grace Jackson talks with Arjun Hundal host of “Deep Into History”
(1:55:10) Professor Russell Sbriglia
(2:03:07) Mark Breslin, founder and president of Yuk Yuk’s the largest comedy chain in North America
(2:30:00) Howie Klein, founder and treasurer of Blue America PAC, author of “Down With Tyranny” introduces us to Lee Carter who is running for governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia
(3:22:38 )Dr. Harriet Fraad, host of “Capitalism Hits Home” and “It’s Not Just In Your Head”
(3:51:58) Dr. Adnan Husain talks with Shahid Buttar who ran against Nancy Pelosi last November
(4:33:48) Professor Harvey J. Kaye, author of “FDR on Democracy”
(5:01:54) Professor Mary Anne Cummings, parks commissioner Aurora, Illinois
(5:28:32) Henry Hakamaki and The Irritable Immunologist give us the latest on Covid-19
(5:58:53) Jazz Professor Mike Steinel does whatever he wantsThe David Feldman Show
(6:44:13) Dan Frankenberger’s Community Billboard