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Trump on Jewish Loyalty (and “The Squad”). WaP theater critic on Elizabeth Warren. HBO’s ‘Succession.’ New movie, ‘Blinded By The Light.’ A preview of Taali’s BTR Live Studio session.
Trump’s latest anti-Semitic remarks, the administration won’t vaccinate kids at the border, and the continuing rehabilitation of bad men. photo courtesy of Kenneth Lu via Wikimedia…
Natasha Bannan joins us to discuss the #RickyRenuncia protests and the growing fight for political power on the island, the saga of Israel banning Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar, and Steve King, still a…
Ilhan Omar gets attacked for correctly pointing out that white men are more likely to commit acts of domestic terrorism than Muslims are, William Barr reinstates the federal death penalty, and servers…
John Knefel recounts Donald Trump’s most recent escalation of white nationalism which came in the form of an attack on Minnesota Representative Ilhan Omar and left crowds at a July rally chanting…
Trump pretends he was against the “send her back” chant, too many defenses of Ilhan Omar revolve around her being a patriot, and let’s talk about Cats! Lindsey Graham photo by courtesy…
Trump thrives with a new chant targeting Ilhan Omar, why Omar and Tlaib don’t get to be Midwestern, and listener mail. Ilhan Omar photo courtesy of Lorie Shaull via Wikimedia commons
People who talk about politics for a living have used Donald Trump’s racist tweets as an opportunity to have a meaningless discussion about what racism really means. We take a look at the worst responses since Trump’s original tweets telling four women of color to go back to where they came from. Chris Cillizza photo courtesy of Miller Center of Public Affairs Flickr page, Charlottesville, VA, via Wikimedia Commons
Trump’s extremely racist tweets about the Squad, Pence tours detention camps in Texas, and the ICE raids that kind of were and kind of weren’t. Rep. Ayanna Pressley photo courtesy of Franmarie Metzler via Wikimedia Commons
Trump’s racist tweet storm was enabled by Nancy Pelosi and House Democrats’ treatment of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Rashia Tlaib and Ayanna Pressley.
J.McVay (@thejlm) joins the show to discuss Nancy Pelosi’s bad week and bizarre leadership as Speaker of the House.
This week has been a lesson in conservatives’ disingenuous attacks on AOC and Ilhan Omar. Also, Kamala Harris regrets her policy that lead to jailing parents for truancy, and listener…
John Knefel shares his thoughts on the way Democrats have responded to Donald Trump’s mischaracterization of Representative Ilhan Omar, which has resulted in increased threats to Omar’s safety. 
The right wing’s white supremacist response to the fire at Notre Dame, the Republican and Democrats’ shared indifference to the safety of Ilhan Omar, and Bernie Sanders’ Fox News town…
Joe discusses Nancy Pelosi’s appearance on 60 Minutes and her bizarre desire to appeal to the center at all costs.
Julian Assange has been arrested, the right wing continues to put a target on Ilhan Omar’s back, and listener mail. photo courtesy of Ministerio de Cultura de la Nación Argentina via Wikimedia…
In an unprecedented move, Democratic 2020 hopefuls are skipping out on this weekend’s AIPAC conference. Also, teachers in Indiana were forced to be mock executed in a school shooting drill, New…
A young Muslim college student confronts Chelsea Clinton over her remarks about Ilhan Omar and her appearance at a vigil for the Muslims killed in New Zealand, an Australian teenager cracks an egg on a conservative politician’s head, and New Zealand has already promised to ban semi-automatic weapons. Chelsea Clinton photo by Kyle Cassidy via Wikimedia Commons
Paul Manafort’s sentence causes some outcry given its relative leniency, Meghan McCain’s crocodile tears over Ilhan Omar, and David Brooks, incredibly, says he backs reparations now. Meghan…
More thoughts on the attacks on Ilhan Omar, Jane Mayer’s bombshells on Fox News including the Stormy Daniels story spike, and listener mail. Ilhan Omar photo courtesy of Leopaltik1242 via…
The Democrats betray Ilhan Omar as Republicans link her to 9/11, Bernie’s first rally at Brooklyn college, CPAC continues its embrace of fascism, and listener mail. Ilhan Omar photo courtesy…
Dr. Steve Billet joins the show to discuss the House Judiciary Committee’s investigation into Trump’s fraud and how the Ilhan Omar controversy reveals the fraying between progressive freshman Democrats and party stalwarts. Dr. Steve Billet is the Director of the Legislative Affairs Masters and Chief of Staff of the Graduate School of Political Management at the George Washington University.
Eli Valley joins us to discuss the right wing’s weaponization of anti-Semitism, and Morning John on Ilhan Omar’s fantastic questioning of Elliot Abrams.    Photo courtesy of Eli Valley
Joe discusses why mainstream journalists like CNN’s Manu Raju insist on asking about tweets and think moaning about Trump’s racism is good…
What happened when a judge visited a federal jail in Brooklyn, it’s been one year since the Parkland school shooting, and thoughts on the Esquire magazine American Boy cover story.     photo…
Representative Ilhan Omar’s tweets criticizing AIPAC sparked a Republican crusade against her, the details of the tentative deal that could keep the government open, and David Brooks names and…

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