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Nicole Sandler follows logic down the rabbit hole today as she recaps some of last night's final GOP debate before the Iowa Caucuses on Wednesday, Donald Trump's hypocrisy on veterans and more. And for Flashback Friday, Nicole unearthed her 2-17-10 interview with Jackson Browne, recorded on a visit to LA...

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 10:40am MST

Nicole Sandler turns her attention toward the Republican lurch toward insanity. Driftglass has a few thoughts to add to that discussion in hour one. Howie Klein joins for hour two, and introduces us to the latest Blue America-endorsed congressional candidates. And Neil Degrasse Tyson takes on the Flat Earth Society.

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 10:28am MST

Nicole Sandler welcomes Deborah Newell back to the show for our weekly fun with FloriDUH segment, but today with a twist. Journalist and author of the new book, "The Last Thousand," Jeffrey E. Stern tells us about a unique, progressive school in Afghanistan

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

As we're in the final stretch towards Iowa, Nicole discusses last night's Democratic candidates forum and more with editorial cartoonist Ted Rall and @GottaLaff

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 10:58am MST

Nicole kicks off a new week with a busy Monday show. In hour one, Joel Silberman helps recap the Sunday shows and the latest from the contenders one week before the Iowa caucuses. Journalist/radio station owner Jim Bleikamp weighs in from Maine. And Nicole reaches out to Pakistani journalist Kaswar Klasra to discuss the mass shooting there last week.

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

Nicole Sandler almost didn't do a show today because of her four-hour long nightmare in dealing with her health insurance company yesterday. Today, she's on a rampage. David Swanson joins in, and Nicole opens the phones for listeners' stories too.

Today marks the anniversary of the day when Democracy was dealt a deadly blow- The Supreme Court handed down its awful ruling on Citizens United. Later that day, Air America radio ceased operations. Nicole shares her memories of learning she was, again, unemployed!

Harvey J. Kaye weighs in on the last Democratic debate, and Howie Klein gives us all the political dirt and introduces us to some great progressive candidates too...

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

It's a busy day on the show, as Nicole Sandler hosts The Clash over Campaign Cash, a debate between Move to Amend's David Cobb and Shaun McCutcheon, who won his suit claiming aggregate limits on the amount of money an individual can contribute to a political party or the number of Federal candidates is unconstitutional at the Supreme Court.

In the first hour, Nicole welcomes Tim Canova, the law professor and political activist challenging Debbie Wasserman Schultz in the primary. And Deborah Newell joins in for our Wednesday morning dip into the Oy FloriDUH files too

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 10:45am MST

It's Goddess Tuesday on the Nicole Sandler Show. In addition to the first 2016 gathering of the Gliberal Goddesses (GottaLaff, Amy Simon & Nicole), Fran Langum (aka Blue Gal Fran) makes her Radio or Not debut in hour one. Plus, we lost another one... RIP Glenn Frey

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

Nicole Sandler recaps last night's Democratic Debate with the help of media strategist and trainer, Joel Silberman. Plus, as gas prices continue falling, Nicole speaks with Vagif Sharifov, Caspian oil markets expert from Trend News Agency based in the oil rich country of Azerbaijan.

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 10:25am MST

Nicole Sandler wraps up a big week with a discussion of last night's GOP debate and the rest of the news. Julianna Forlano adds the humor to the otherwise depressing news. And for Flashback Fri, Nicole takes us back to 15 years ago tomorrow for her interview with David Gray, and then to March of 01 for a wonderful performance by Jeb Loy Nichols.

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

It's a busy Thursday on the show, as the race tightens. Nicole welcomes Howie Klein back to the show to talk about all of it! MoveOn's Ben Wikler tells us about their record-breaking endorsement of Bernie Sanders. And it's Driftglass Thursday too!

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 10:49am MST

Heather "Digby" Parton joins Nicole Sandler in hour two of today's show to recap President Obama's final State of the Union address last night. Plus, if it's Wednesday, Deborah Newell joins Nicole for another edition the Oy FloriDUH files.

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 11:12am MST

Joel Silberman returns to the show today after missing yesterday to witness the Supreme Court arguments in Friedrichs et al v California Teachers Association et al. Warning: it was ugly, and Joel tells us all about it. In hour two, to lighten the mood, GottaLaff! Plus a big announcement from too.

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:23am MST

Nicole Sandler joins the world in mourning the loss of David Bowie, who succumbed to cancer last night. Denis Campbell of UK Progressive joins in to talk politics on both sides of the pond, and Jason Leopold weighs in on the 14th anniversary of Guantanamo Bay's prison camp. Plus the Golden Globes and more.

Nicole attempts another show after being sidelined due to computer issues yesterday. She recaps the latest toxic environmental news with Tim O'Connor of the Environmental Defense Fund. Zach Silk weighs in on guns, and tells us about his successful campaign to get universal background checks in Washington State. And Julianna Forlano helps lighten the mood.

It's a busy Wednesday show, as Nicole attempts to recap the president's executive action on guns as he announced yesterday, and Bernie Sanders great speech on Wall Street and financial reform. Today's guests are Deborah Newell Tornello with our first dip into the Oy FloriDUH files for 2016. Igor Volsky of Think Progress joins in to talk guns and hypocrite Congressmen; and Billy Joe Bill, one of the attorneys for Tamir Rice's mother joins in too.

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

Obviously, we here at Radio or Not don't condone killing aliens - either the extraterrestrial or the "illegal" kind. Killing is wrong. But with guns, seditionists in Oregon, and Area 51 in the news today, the headline wrote itself. Joel Silberman and GottaLaff guest today. 

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 12:50pm MST

It's our first show of the new year, and we kick it off in style with Joel Silberman on the media and Move To Amend's David Cobb, who's heading back to Florida for another barnstorming of the state. And Nicole got married!

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 10:58am MST