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Nicole Sandler is live on New Year's Eve morning to bid farewell to 2015 and life as a single woman! Harvey j. Kaye joins in to recap 2015 and tell us about FDR's Four Freedoms speech, coming up on its 75th anniversary this week. The phone lines are opened for year-end thoughts, predictions and more.

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 10:37am MST

As 2015 draws to a close, we can't wait to see what the New Year has in store. Today, Deborah Newell Tornello joins in for one final 2015 romp through the Oy FloriDUH files. And continuing an annual tradition, The Nation's John Nichols joins in to run down their 2015 Progressive Honor Roll.

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 10:37am MST

Nicole Sandler continues her look back at 2015, covering a lot of ground today: Cliff Schecter joins in to talk guns, mass shootings and the Tamir Rice travesty; Amy Simon brings the state of women in 2015; Julianna Forlano helps shine a light on the absurd news of the year (and there's plenty of that!)

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 10:31am MST

The Nicole Sandler Show is live this week, recapping some of the big news stories of the year. Today, we focus on the media, joined by media strategist and trainer Joel Silberman. Plus columnist Brent Budowsky on the Sanders phenomena from the media blackout to why he could win.

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 10:41am MST

It's Christmas Eve and Nicole Sandler is live with the great Driftglass and the usually correct Dave Johnson, helping her separate the naughty from the nice. Join in the chat at

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 10:35am MST

Today is Festivus and Nicole Sandler leads us in the traditional Airing of the Grievances! Deborah Newell Tornello joins in to air her FloriDUH grievances. And an unlikely senate candidate, Steven Machat, tells us why he thinks he can win Marco Rubio's seat.

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 10:36am MST

The annual "award" for the 2015 Lie of the Year is out, and this morning, Nicole Sandler speaks with the executive director of Politifact who'll announce the big winner. And it's the final gathering of the Gliberal Goddesses for 2015, and we have a lot to talk about, radio or not!

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Category:politics and news -- posted at: 11:35am MST

Today, Nicole Sander contemplates the future with a big announcement. She welcomes Joel Silberman back to the show to talk about our media circus. Michael Wille, the man who trolled the Frank Luntz focus group on Trump joins in too. Plus the last Democratic debate of the year and the aftermath too...  

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Category:politics and news -- posted at: 11:03am MST

It's a busy show today as Nicole Sandler speaks with Kurdistan's Representative to the US, Bayan Sami Abdul Rahman, and with former Deputy Prime Minister of Australia, Tim Fischer, who thinks the world needs to advise its citizens against traveling to the US as it's too dangerous.

Plus, my 10/2008 interview with Mark Halperin, in which we learned that was, indeed, a right wing shill.

For Flashback Friday, it was a three-fer holday show:

From 11-23-94, Bruce Cockburn

12-5-94 Everything But the Girl

12-10-99 Lowen & Navarro

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 1:58pm MST

Nicole continues analyzing the 5th GOP debate, today joined by Harvey J. Kaye- professor of Freedom and Democracy at UWGB. And journalist David Dayen explains what’s in the spending bill…

Plus the latest news, info and commentary as we head toward the end of the year. 

Nicole recaps last night's Republican debate with some help from singer/songwriter and political junkie Jill Sobule

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 11:13am MST

Gaius Publius joins Nicole Sandler today to tell us what's in the final climate deal that came out of COP21 in Paris. GottaLaff joins in to riff on the rest of the news, including the ridiculousness that is the 2016 presidential race, and the devolution of the mainstream media

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 10:29am MST

Today marks the third anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary massacre. Cliff Schecter joins Nicole Sandler to discuss the NRA's influence over the US gun policy and how we can change it. In hour two, Will Bunch of the Philadelphia Daily News shares his new ebook, The Bern Identity: A Search for Bernie Sanders and the New American Dream.

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 10:34am MST

We've made it to the end of another week. Nicole helps segue into the weekend with some laughs with Julianna Forlano and #FlashbackFriday musical blasts from Nicole's radio past. Today, Peter Himmelman from 12-15-99 and Melissa Etheridge from 12-16-03

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 10:26am MST

Today, Nicole Sandler looks at Chicago's protests of Rahm Emauel's handling of police shootings and more with Driftglass. Plus racist on the Supreme Court and Donald Trump keeps offending and rising in the polls.

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 10:50am MST

Nicole Sandler offers her take on Time's Person of the Year announcement today. Deborah Newell Tornello is back for another look inside the Oy FloriDUH files, and the brilliant Harry Shearer lends some holiday cheer.

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 10:43am MST

Nicole Sandler imagines a world that still had John Lennon in it, 35 years after a bullet killed him. Proving that the world isn't fair, Donald Trump doubles down on hate and bigotry. And the Gliberal Goddesses gather in hour two...

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 10:42am MST

It's crazy season, with gun nuts running rampant. Today, Nicole Sandler discusses the president's speech last night with media trainer & strategist Joel Silberman. And CAF's Dave Johnson joins in to talk about the legislation still pending in Obama's lame duck presidency.

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 10:39am MST

Nicole is glad to see this week end. Julianna Forlano brought some cheer to the day as she's pregnant, and we now know she's got a little girl on the way!

Our Flashback Friday segment was from December 1996 at KSCA in Los Angeles with Emmylou Harris, Susannah Hoffs and Duncan Sheik who were all performing that night at our annual homeless benefit, "Gimme Shelter."  I started a second session, but the computer died, so we'll do that one next week.

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Category:politics and news -- posted at: 1:20pm MST

Nicole recaps America's latest mass shooting, yesterday in San Bernardino, CA, where 14 people were killed and 17 others injured.  Vice News' Jason Leopold was on the scene, and  checks in with us this morning. Harvey J. Kaye returns to talk about the right wing politics of hate and fear. And Howie Klein will let us know which politicians are bought and paid for by the NRA, and more.

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 11:00am MST

Today, Nicole turns our attention toward Paris where COP21 - the UN Conference on Climate change - is in full swing. Today,  Charles Komanoff of the Carbon Tax Center tells us about our need for a carbon tax and how he's working to get it through the Paris conference. Deborah Newell Tornello returns for another edition of Oy FloriDUH. Plus news, commentary and more informed opinion.

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 10:41am MST

Nicole talks with American Atheists President David Silverman on the day his book, "Fighting God" is released. @GottaLaff joins in to talk about the rest of the news.

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 10:43am MST