The ever-intense MA Sen. Sonia Chang-Diaz joined us today, centering on redistricting, transgender rights, and education. Not only is she a progressive leader in LGBT issues, she chairs the Joint Committee on education and is vice-chair of the Special Joint Committee on Redistricting. With yesterday’s announcement that U.S. Rep. Barney Frank will not run for […]

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We have two intriguing guests lined up for the next couple of weeks — MA Sen. Sonia Chang-Diaz next week and lawyer/Dem activist/cable host Mara Dolan the following week. Click in half an hour earlier than our regular time Tuesday, Nov. 22nd, at 2 PM to hear Chang-Diaz. She was a key player in the […]

If snide lefties bother you, this is not your podcast. Ryan and Mike chatted up almost entirely political folk, events and trends they are thankful for this season and year. We didn’t like casinos and slots passing into law. On the other hand or hands, we’re still delighted with the GOP Presidential band of buffoons. […]

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Many v. One Podcast

November 15, 2011 | Leave a Comment

In MA for Senate and for POTUS, 2012 is seeing many candidates on one side wrestling to take on an incumbent — US Sen. Scott Brown or Pres. Barack Obama. The parties differ, but much of the dynamics are similar. We chatted, chuckled and ranted about the races, mostly about the GOP fight to find […]

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Our jabbering at its best or at least most expected… We wrapped up or touched on elections here and there and beyond. From Mississippi’s sensible, compassionate rejection of a “personhood” abortion ban ballot initiative to Ohio’s overturning of the anti-union law, most of yesterdays elections had happy and sometimes profound results. We hit on the […]

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Alan Khazei somehow manages to be simultaneously smart, politically experienced and optimistic. Speaking with us today of the dreadful economic and employment problems as well as awful political forces, he still is confident we’ll get through it as a nation and thrive. Doing so will require both strong governmental action and popular uprising to correct […]

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