The Nicole Sandler Show is broadcast live Tue- Fri, 3-4pm Eastern at nicolesandler.com, featuring interviews with newsmakers and commentary about the news of the day.

Jacob Dean and Skeptical Scott of Filter Free Radio guest host for Nicole Sandler on the last day of 2013 and ask what is your New Year's revolution? Plus how close are we to social transformation and how do we finish the job? We also cover all the news you can use from today and much more! Recorded live 12/31/2013 in Portland, Oregon.

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Jacob Dean and Skeptical Scott fill in for Nicole Sandler this morning and share some reflections of 2013 before we usher in 2014. We take a look at how we've personally grown and changed, plus the most under-reported stories of 2013 and the top 10 good things from 2013. Also we cover all the news you can use and much more! Recorded live 12/30/2013 in Portland, Oregon.

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Nicole says good bye to 2013 with her look back at those we lost this year, a conversation with Alan Grayson, and @GottaLaff too


On this Christmas eve morning, Nicole turns the first hour of the show over to BradBlog's Brad Friedman for some old time radio propaganda. In the second hour, Nicole pulled out some classic interviews/performances from KSCA/Los Angeles with David Byrne and Joan Baez & Dar Williams

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On Festivus, Nicole interviews the president of American Athieists, David Silverman. Nicole Belle from Crooks & Liars joins in with Fools on the Hill

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Nicole talks about scandals and the news. Guests include Absurdity Today's Julianna Forlano, She's History's Amy Simon and The Political Carnival's GottaLaff

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Nicole talks with "The Fifth Beatle" author Vivek Tiwary, and Crooks and Liars' Susie Madrak. And talks about the GOP eating their own, and more..

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Jacob Dean and Skeptical Scott from Filter Free Radio fill in for Nicole Sandler, Nicole is in for Randi Rhodes nationwide. We have an Anything Goes Free For All Show and talk about whatever is on your mind! Plus a conversation about the brutal reality ignored by corporate media. The real myth of human progress and collapse of the complex American soceity (that is unless we get active and prevent a collapse from happening.) Plus the best of the rest of the news that won't waste your time! Recorded live 12/17/2013 in Portland, Oregon.

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Jacob Dean and Skeptical Scott of Filter Free Radio fill in for Nicole Sandler (Nicole is doing the Randi Rhodes nationwide show for the holidays.) We break down the 60 Minutes NSA propaganda bullcrap from CBS last night trying to mislead We the People and character assassinate Edward Snowden more. Plus Nicole Belle from Crooks and Liars stops by for Fools on the Hill and we touch base with the Talk Radio News Service in Washington, DC for the best of the rest of the news you need to know! Recorded live 12/16/2013 in Portland, OR.

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Nicole talks about the crazy absurd news of the day - including the fake signer, Megyn Kelly's assertion that Jesus and Santa are white, and the Pabst Blue Ribbon Festivus Pole that was erected in the FL Capitol rotunda yesterday. Guests include Absurdity Today's Julianna Forlano, She's History's Amy Simon, and the guy behind the PBR Festivus Pole

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Nicole comments on the ridiculousness of the outrage about Obama's handshake with Raul Castro and selfie with other world leaders. Crooks and Liars' Susie Madrak and OurFuture.org's Dave Johnson join in the discussion.

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Nicole talks about the Nelson Mandela memorial that took place this morning in South Africa and the freak outs over the Obama-Castro handshake. Cliff Schecter guests to talk guns and more as we approach the anniversary of the Newtown shootings. And HuffPost's Zach Carter gave us an update on the TPP.

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Nicole talks about the weekend (including Ft. Lauderdale's failure to pull off a great music festival). The American Prospect's Paul Waldman spoke about the costs of healthcare, and Nicole Belle joined in with Fools on the Hill

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Nicole discusses the concept of "emotional correctness" with Sally Kohn- after opening the show railing against today's double standard that had Martin Bashir resigning for his comments about a public figure, but Rush Limbaugh still making millions after attacking a private citizen. Plus Julianna Forlano and Amy Simon join in too.

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Nicole talks with Donna Smith, one of the people featured in SiCKO, about the ACA. Susie Madrak told of her experience signing up for healthcare. And Brendan Fischer of the Center for Media and Democracy told us that ALEC is ailing (no health care for them!).

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On "Giving Tuesday" Nicole asks for love and peace on earth with some help from George Harrison! Kevin Zeese joins in to talk about today's Global Day of Action against the TPP, and GottaLaff joins in to talk about the nastiness of trolls and haters

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Nicole talks about all the idiots who went out shopping on Thanksgiving (who the Pope was talking about when he exposed the evils of unfettered capitalism). Cliff Schecter joins in. And Nicole Belle is back with "Fools on the Hill"

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Nicole talks about some of the big news stories on a typically slow news day -from the Pope to the IRS and more. Susie Madrak of Crooks & Liars joins in to discuss those. Jason Leopold tells us about the final installment of his series on the Abu Zubaydah diaries he obtained.

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Nicole looks at some of the stories in the news today - from Guantanamo Bay to Catholics with no sense of humor and more. An old interview with new congressional candidate Marianne WIlliamson, and Brad Friedman of Brad Blog joins in

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Nicole talks about Bruce Springsteen's new album, High Hopes, hitting Jan 14, and about her high hopes now that the filibuster has been reformed, and there's a deal with Iran. Dr. Trita Parsi joined in to talk about Iran, and C&L's Nicole Belle told us what happened on the Sunday shows in "Fools on the Hill"

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Nicole talks about all the reasons for feeling optimistic right now- and plays sound from Elizabeth Warren and Rev. William Barber to illustrate it. Meanwhile, Harry Reid pulls the "nuclear trigger" on filibuster reform for judicial nominations. Plus Julianna Forlano and Amy Simon join in.

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Nicole talks about more right wing religious hypocrisy... She talks about another take on the JFK assassination with Russ Baker, and Susie Madrak weighs in on that, our flawed media, Walmart and more..

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Nicole talks about how everything is backwards and broken in this country- from MSNBC to Congress... Lisa Graves tells us about StinkTanks.org, and GottaLaff joins in the discussion of the madness.

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Nicole talks with Congressman Alan Grayson, finds out about the Sun talk shows with Nicole Belle in "Fools on the Hill" and marvels at Toronto's Mayor Rob Ford..

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Nicole talks about the history and the future of radio in light of yesterday's announcement that Randi Rhodes' show is being cancelled at the end of the year. Nicole is joined by Absurdity Today's Julianna Forlano, She's History's Amy Simon, and the Working Families Party's Joe Dinkin.

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Nicole talks about religious hypocrisy (again), and the crazy, backwards way we seem to be headed as a society. Susie Madrak of Crooks & Liars joins in. And Steve Horn of DeSmogBlog tells us about the mess that is the southern half of the Keystone XL pipeline. And, wikileaks released a big portion of the TPP draft text too!

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Nicole talks about the problems in today's media-led world. Eric Boehlert of Media Matters spoke about the 60 Minutes botched Benghazi story, and GottaLaff joined in with a new "Blunt" webisode about the ACA

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Nicole talks with Jason Leopold whose newest blockbuster scoop for Al Jazeera America comes in the form of Abu Zubayda's diaries. Nicole Belle checks in for this week's "Fools on the Hill" installment.

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Nicole talks about the disconnect in today's Republican party - from religion to gay rights and more. Raw Story's Mike Rogers spoke about today's Senate ENDA vote, Julianna Forlano about NYC vs NJ elections. Plus Amy Simon on Shirley Chisholm, and Morgan Fox of MPP on marijuana laws

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Nicole talks about the progressive victories in yesterday's elections, and shares the interview she did with NYC's new Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio in August. Susie Madrak of Crooks & Liars joined in with more election recaps, and Americablog's Gaius Publius brings us up to date on the situation at Fukushima

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It's election day in an off-off year, but still important to vote and make sure your vote counts. Nicole talks with former CIA analyst Ray McGovern about Edward Snowden, Chelsea (Bradley) Manning, and the security state. And GottaLaff joined in to talk about the insanity of it all.

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Nicole celebrates her birthday by talking about some elections tomorrow - including initiative 522 in WA to label GMO foods. Guests are Zack Kaldveer of the Organic Consumers Association, and Crooks & Liars' Nicole Belle with Fools on the Hill.

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For Halloween, Nicole talks about some of our scariest monsters and super creeps (and they're all in Washington DC). Guests are Absurdity Today's Julianna Forlano, She's History's Amy Simon and Credo Mobile's Elijah Zerlin


Nicole talks about the warped GOP way of governance... FL's Democratic Progressive Caucus president Susan Smith joined in to talk about Charlie Crist, and Susie Madrak talked about the ACA lies.

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Nicole talks with Down With Tyranny/ Blue America PAC's Howie Klein about the prospects for the 2014 elections. They also talked a bit about the late Lou Reed, with whom Howie worked during his years at Sire and Reprise records. GottaLaff joins in too.

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Nicole talks about the NSA surveillance state.. Ari Rabin-Havt joins in to talk about The Benghazi Hoax, and Nicole Belle joins in from Crooks & Liars for Fools on the Hill

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Nicole talks about the blatant racism from the tea party, and with Congressman Alan Grayson about his email calling them out for it. Amy Simon tells us about the ERA Education Project, and listener Scott calls in from Sweden to tell us about the health care system there.

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Nicole exposes the GOP for the pathological liars they are. She talks with Sally Kohn about dealing with the Fox pundits and her experience signing up for Obamacare. Crooks & Liars' Susie Madrak joins in too.

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Nicole talks about the lack of compassion from today's GOP. RHRealityCheck.org's Adele Stan joined in to talk about how they, with help from the Catholic church, are still fighting against contraception! And GottaLaff joined in to talk about the rest of the news.

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Nicole talks with Thom Hartmann about his new video at LastHours.org, and what we need to do to save life from extinction. Nicole Belle of Crooks and Liars joins in for Fools on the HIll

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We made it though 16 days of captivity! Although we're told the Dems didn't give up anything, Salon's David Dayen told us about a big concession. Absurdity Today's Julianna Forlano, She's History's Amy Simon also joined in. And Credo's Becky Bond told us about the great work they're doing.

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Nicole gives the latest on how the GOP will give in today to avoid default. Lisa Graves of the Center for Media & Democracy, and Susie Madrak of Crooks & Liars guest.

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Nicole gives the latest on the machinations to cut a deal in DC. BillMoyers.com's Joshua Holland helps explains the madness. And GottaLaff joins in from The Political Carnival too...

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Nicole talks about what's behind the GOP's suicide mission, plus talks about her experience at healthcare.gov this weekend (hint: it worked!). CAF's Dave Johnson explained the lies behind the effort to kill the Medical Devices tax. And Crooks and Liars' Nicole Belle joins in with the worst of the Sun shows in "Fools on the Hill"

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Or 'What the GOP Really Stands For'... Nicole tries to make sense of the mess in DC. Guests are comedian Julianna Forlano, She's History's Amy Simon, and Senator Bernie Sanders

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Nicole brings us up to date on the shutdown/debt ceiling debacle, the Trans Pacific Partnership negotiations, the SCOTUS hearing on the case that would make Citizens United look like chump change and more. Guests are Global Trade Watch's Melinda St. Louis and Crooks & Liars Susie Madrak.

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Nicole gives the latest updates on the shutdown and the approach of the debt limit and potential default. Author/journalist Sasha Abramsky joins in to talk about his new book on Poverty in America, and GottaLaff of The Political Carnival talks about our broken government

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Nicole brings us up to date on all that transpired while she was gone last week with some help from Cliff Schecter. Crooks & Liars' Nicole Belle joins in with Fools on the Hill, recapping the Sunday talk show insanity. And Credo Mobile is our new sponsor!

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Nicole speaks with Dr. Helen Caldicott about the dire situation at Fukushima, Jacki Schechner about the Affordable Care Act & the exchanges that go live tomorrow, and Nicole Belle joins in from Crooks and Liars with "Fools on the Hill"

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Nicole talks about the latest madness on Capitol Hill - this time it's the GOP's plan to hold the nation hostage again over the debt ceiling. HuffPosts Zach Carter and Forbes' Rick Ungar lend their expertise. Amy Simon of She's History told us about Susan B. Anthony. And we learned about the ACHE Act and mountaintop removal mining from HORN's Bob Kincaid.

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Nicole talks about Ted Cruz's Fauxlibuster, and his gross misinterpretation of the Dr. Seuss classic "Green Eggs & Ham". Old-school Hill staffer Brent Budowsky weighs in on the Congressional craziness, and Crooks & Liars' Susie Madrak dishes on Cruz.

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Nicole discusses the impending next disaster at Fukushima with AmericaBlog's Gaius Publius. GottaLaff joins in to talk about the news - which was mostly about guns. Ugh.

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Nicole updates us on last month's MintPress News report about Syrian rebels being responsible for the 8-21 attack with former contributor Steve Horn. And Nicole Belle tells about her petition calling for journalists (including Chuck Todd) to do their jobs, plus Fools on the Hill.

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Nicole talks about the right wing hypocrisy when it comes to guns and everything else. Amy Simon of She's History chimes in on gender roles in media, and Brad Blog's Brad Friedman helped to excoriate Chuck Todd for his lack of journalistic ethics and California's really stupid voting machine bill.

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Nicole comes up with an international campaign to deter tourists as a way to end gun violence. Dr. Sheldon Danziger joins in to talk about yesterday's Census Bureau Annual Report on Poverty, and Crooks & Liars' Susie Madrak guests to discuss the sad state of our country.

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Another mass shooting in the good ol' USA.  Nicole talks about the problem with author/columnist/pundit Cliff Schecter, Talk Radio News' Bob Ney, and The Political Carnival's GottaLaff

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Nicole talks with Congressman Alan Grayson about how we averted getting into another war, raising the ire of Obama sycophants. Rick Ungar of Forbes weighed in on the end of Larry Summers' quest to be Fed chair. And Nicole Belle of Crooks and Liars with Fools on the Hill

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t's the end of our broadcast week, and Nicole thought we needed to lighten things up a bit- so we brought some funny today. Plus CAF's Dave Johnson on the AFL-CIO convention, Absurdity Today's Julianna Forlano on NYC's elections, Amy Simon of She's History on fabulous female peace activists, and The Political Carnival's David Garber joins in too.

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On the 12th anniversary of the 9-11 attacks, I'm glad we're officially stepping away from the bombing stance. Howie Klein of Down With Tyranny & the Blue America PAC, and Crooks & Liars' Susie Madrak guest.

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Shocker. It looks like there could be a diplomatic deal that would thwart an attack on Syria. Why this wasn't floated 2 weeks ago is beyond me. Former CIA analyst Ray McGovern joins in to discuss the run-up to war. And GottaLaff brings some other stories too...

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Nicole talks about the battle lines being drawn in the US over attacking Syria, with attacks on Alan Grayson for speaking truth to power. Claire Conner, author of "Wrapped in the Flag" told about being raised in the belly of the John Birch Society. And Nicole Belle recapped the Sunday shows during…

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Nicole brings us up to date on Syria with Congressman Alan Grayson who's been outspoken against military action. Julianna Forlano brings some absurd news, and Nicole tells about her football betting project.

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Nicole thinks hell froze over because she agreed with Rand Paul during the Senate hearing yesterday. She speaks with Emptywheel's Marcy Wheeler about that hearing. And a detour to talk about medical marijuana and the effort to get it on the ballot in FL with United for Care's Ben Pollara.

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Nicole is back! She brings us up to date on the drumbeats for war and the reasons to resist. TPM's Sahil Kapur tells about the 4 major policy factions regarding Syria, freelance journalist Zack Baddorf, just back from Turkey weighs in. And GottaLaff joins in too, to talk Grayson, Alex Witt, Syria and more.

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Jacob Dean and Skeptical Scott of Filter Free Radio fill in one last day for Nicole Sandler and open up the call in line and take listener calls on whatever topic they want to talk about! Plus news happening we need to know, the latest on Syria, President Obama's MLK speech and more. Recorded live 8/29/2013

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Jacob Dean and Skeptical Scott from Filter Free Radio fill in for Nicole Sandler and talk about the real social and economic justice and equality inspiration and motivation of MLK on this special day. Plus TRNS's Zack Baddorf calls in live from Turkey about 30 minutes from the Syria boarder with the latest on the ground there. Recorded on 8/28/2013 

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Jacob Dean and Skeptical Scott fill in for Nicole Sandler and take an unfiltered look at all the news we need to know today, Syria, ACLU vs. NSA, Debt Ceiling, Chelsea (aka Bradley) Manning and more! Recorded on 8/27/2013

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Jacob Dean and Skeptical Scott of Filter Free Radio fill in for Nicole Sandler and share an update live from Syria from TRNS, plus all the news of the day we need to know, plus coverage of the 50th ann. of MLK march on Washington and much more! Recorded live on 8/26/2013

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Wayne LaPierre - Antionette Tuff mash-up proves that a good woman without a gun can stop a bad guy with a gun

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8-22-2013 Nicole Sandler Show - War on Whistleblowers Jacob Dean and Skeptical Scott of Filter Free Radio fill in for Nicole Sandler, and talk about the latest on Chelsea Manning aka Bradley Manning, NSA, Syria, and speak with Julianna Forlano! Recorded on 8/22/2013 

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Jacob Dean and Skeptical Scott from Filter Free Radio fill in for Nicole Sandler and talk about all the news happening including breaking news of Bradley Manning's 35 year prison sentence, plus NSA, Eygpt, and chatroom member SnorkY2K calls in about the latest on Fukushima and radiation heading for the US that Japan officials now finally admit and much more! Recorded live 8-21-2013 in Portland, OR.

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Jacob Dean and Skeptical Scott from Filter Free Radio are in for Nicole Sandler and speak with Talk Radio News Service freelance reporter Zack Baddorf live on the ground in Syria on the humanitarian crisis there and his visit to a refugee camp. Plus its time to shift the paradigm on the minimum wage! Recorded live 8/20/2013 in Portland, OR

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Jacob Dean and Skeptical Scott from Filter Free Radio (heard on Radio or Not Monday evenings) fill in for Nicole Sandler this week while Nicole fills in for Randi Rhodes nationwide! We talk about all the real unfiltered news we need to know happening in the world including Eygpt, the latest on Glenn Greenwald's partner being detaineed in a London airport, the NSA, and much more. Plus Nicole Belle of Crooks and Liars joins for the regular Monday segment Fools On The Hill with a look at what the corporate media is lying about this week! Recorded live Monday 8/19/2013 in Portland, OR.

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Nicole talks with FL progressive gubernatorial candidate Nan Rich. Crooks & Liars' John Amato joins in to talk about the right's cold-hearted look at food stamps, and for some TV and film reviews too.


Nicole talks with Crooks & Liars' Susie Madrak about why not to vote for Cory Booker in today's NJ Democratic primary. GOP Rep Jack Kimble checks in from CA's 54th District. And GottaLaff with her regular Tuesday visit

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Nicole talks about last night's CNN special "Weed" and talks with The Silver Tour founder Robert Platshorn, producer of "Should Grandma Smoke Pot?". Nicole Belle of Crooks and Liars joins in with "Fools on the Hill" recapping the Sunday shows.

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Nicole talks with the author of What's the Matter with Kansas? and other brilliant books and articles, Thomas Frank, and Absurdity Today's Julianna Forlano

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Category:politics and news -- posted at: 1:39pm EDT

Nicole talks about townhall meetings - recapping her experience getting arrested and encouraging people to show up and be involved this summer. Richard Eskow joined in to discuss Jeff Bezos buying the Washington Post. And Crooks and Liars John Amato talked about the right wing hypocrisy.

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Category:politics and news -- posted at: 1:59pm EDT

Nicole talks with Terry Van Duyn who was at Moral Mountain Monday yesterday in Asheville NC, Michael Petit of Strong Kids, Strong Virginia and Every Child Matters, and GottaLaff of The Political Carnival

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Category:politics and news -- posted at: 2:36pm EDT

Nicole speaks with the most effective member of Congress - Alan Grayson! Plus Crooks and Liars' Nicole Belle joins in with the insanity from the Sunday shows in "Fools on the Hill"

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Category:politics and news -- posted at: 1:21pm EDT

Nicole talks about the NSA's domestic surveillance program with broadcaster Peter B. Collins and comedian Julianna Forlano. John Fugelsang joined in as Current TV enters its final two weeks on the air.

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Category:politics and news -- posted at: 4:50pm EDT

Nicole talks about the Bradley Manning verdict, the coverage, the implications and the future with Media Matters' Eric Boehlert, author Chase Madar, National Whistleblowers Center's Stephen Kohn, and Crooks and Liars' John Amato.

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Category:politics and news -- posted at: 1:51pm EDT

Nicole discusses a lot of news that the corporate media won't! The Nation's Ari Berman joins in to talk about NC's horrific legislative session and the dismantling of voting rights.  Clark Stoeckly (@wikileakstruck) tells us how he got banned from the Bradley Manning courtmartial. Jeremy Ryan tells of people arrested in Wisconsin capitol for singing! Plus women's reproductive rights, marijuana and no weiner's wiener.

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Category:politics and news -- posted at: 1:16pm EDT

Nicole talks about this week's fast food worker strikes around the nation with NY Communities for Change's Greg Basta and The Nation/Salon contributor Josh Eidelson. Plus Nicole Belle of Crooks and Liars with "Fools on the Hill"

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Category:politics and news -- posted at: 1:06pm EDT

Nicole talks about what's broken in this country with Susie Madrak of Crooks and Liars, Absurdity Today's Julianna Forlano, HuffPost's Zach Carter and AJE columnist Cliff Schecter

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Category:politics and news -- posted at: 12:43pm EDT

Nicole spends the first hour talking with former CIA Analyst Ray McGovern about our 21st Century surveillance state.  She introduces her pick for the next governor of FL, Nan Rich, and C&L's Susie Madrak tells us about a gun-toting police chief in PA

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Category:politics and news -- posted at: 1:35pm EDT

Nicole did not talk at all about the birth of the new royal baby. She did, instead, honor the late Helen Thomas by playing back two interviews with her from Air America radio. After a news update from Bob Ney, GottaLaff joined in from The Political Carnival too.

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Category:politics and news -- posted at: 1:46pm EDT

Nicole thanks Melissa Harris Perry for putting the spotlight "down there" in Virgina. Lisa Graves of ALECexposed.org joins in for an in-depth discussion of ALEC and their role in Stand Your Ground laws. And Nicole Belle recaps the Sunday talk shows in "Fools on the Hill"... and Geraldo Rivera tweets an almost naked selfie!

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Category:politics and news -- posted at: 12:43pm EDT

Nicole talks about some of the other stories that we missed over the past week with Absurdity Today's Julianna Forlano, Daily Kos' Sarah Burris, and Talk Radio News' Bob Ney

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Category:politics and news -- posted at: 12:57pm EDT

So much for the America post-racial era! Nicole discusses the problem, as evidenced by the killing of Trayvon Martin and the outcome of the trial with anti-racism author Tim Wise. Plus She's History's Amy Simon on the women who fought against racism, and C&L's John Amato on conservative ignorance about racism.

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Category:politics and news -- posted at: 2:16pm EDT

Nicole Sandler continues the discussion of the Not Guilty verdict. ALECexposed's Lisa Graves joins in to talk about ALEC's role in the acquittal, and GottaLaff premieres her new BLUNT webisode on the Not Guilty verdict


Nicole talks about the Not Guilty verdict in the George Zimmerman trial. Clark Stoeckly (@wikileakstruck) fills us in on the Bradley Manning trial. And Crooks & Liars' Nicole Belle with the Sunday shows on GZ verdict


Nicole talks about the dichotomy and disconnect between coverage of the Zimmermand and Bradley Manning trials. The defense rested in both cases yesterday - but while there's wall-to-wall coverage of the Zimmerman trial, there's virtually nothing about Manning's in the media.  Things get strange as Nicole talks about some stories dealing with the circumstances surrounding Michael Hastings' death, and both video streams stopped cold!  But all the audio is here...

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Category:politics and news -- posted at: 1:06pm EDT

Nicole helps expose the GOP's resurgent war on women. Maysoon Zayid joins in to talk about Ramadan, Amy Simon on the woman behind Planned Parenthood, and John Amato on the GOP's refusal to govern and media malpractice. Of course, there was some Zimmerman trial talk too (sorry!)

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Category:politics and news -- posted at: 1:54pm EDT

Nicole talks with RHRealityCheck.org's Adele Stan about the GOP's resurrected war on women, and The Political Carnival's Paddy fills in for GottaLaff

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Category:politics and news -- posted at: 1:42pm EDT

Nicole catches up on the news since before July 4.   Tim Karr of FreePress.net joins in to talk about the surveillance state, Snowden, the NSA and more. And Nicole Belle of Crooks & Liars brings us "Fools on the Hill" - watching those Sunday talk shows so you don't have to.

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Category:politics and news -- posted at: 1:31pm EDT

Nicole questions whether we really are still the "Land of the Free" on this day before Independence Day. Journalist Jason Leopold brings us up to date on the situation at Guantanamo Bay, Amy Simon tells about human trafficking, and John Amato on the big media fail. Plus, the latest from Egypt.

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Category:politics and news -- posted at: 2:25pm EDT

WTMI is not a new radio station, it stands for Way Too Much Information, which I believe is what we're getting with the Zimmerman trial.  We talk about that on today's show, plus Howie Klein and GottaLaff join in too

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Category:politics and news -- posted at: 3:08pm EDT

Nicole Sandler talks about the news - including Glenn Beck's ordering Marco Rubio to "Get Away", the status of the immigration bill, the GOP's efforts to kill abortion rights, and lots more. Nicole Belle of Crooks & Liars recaps the Sunday talking head shows in "Fools on the Hill".

Direct download: 20130701_Nicole_Sandler_Show_-_Get_Away.mp3
Category:politics and news -- posted at: 2:00pm EDT

Nicole talks about this week's SCOTUS rulings with David Gans of the Constitutional Accountability Center, and more with BradBlog's Brad Friedman

Direct download: 20130627_Nicole_Sandler_Show_-_Going_to_Dizz_Knee_Land.mp3
Category:politics and news -- posted at: 1:26pm EDT