Show Notes for Friday, September 19, 2014

• Comedian John Fugelsang calls in at 9am ET / 6am PT for another edition of “Fridays With Fugelsang”

• Jen Palmieri, White House Chief of Communications, calls in at 10am ET / 7am PT to talk about their new “It’s On Us” program to help prevent campus sexual assault.

Lee• Journalist May Lee joins us in the Los Angeles Bureau at 11am ET / 8am PT to hang with us for the hour

• Scottish voters have rejected independence, deciding to remain part of the United Kingdom in a historic referendum that shook the country to its core, bringing a huge sigh of relief to the British political establishment.

• The White House Thursday sternly told the NFL that “it’s important that the league get a handle” on players who commit child abuse and domestic violence ” and that the league must “have a zero tolerance” regarding those issues.

• With a bipartisan vote, the Senate on Thursday approved a request from President Obama to arm and train Syrian rebels in the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS, also known as ISIL), sending a bill to Mr. Obama for a final signature.

• Australia ordered federal police to take over security at the house of parliament Friday, a day after police conducted one of the nation’s largest counter-terrorism operations in Sydney amid chatter of potential terror threats.

Show Notes for Thursday, September 18, 2014

• Democratic strategist Karl Frisch calls in at 9am ET / 6am PT to talk about Code Pink’s appearance at the ISIS hearings yesterday • Author Naomi Klein calls in at 10:30am ET / 7:30am PT to talk about her new book, “This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs The Climate” • Actor and comedian Carlos AlazraquiContinue Reading

Show Notes for Wednesday, September 17, 2014

• Michael Tomasky of The Daily Beast calls in at 10am ET / 7am PT to talk about our plans to take on ISIS • Health care reform expert Jacki Schechner joins us in the Los Angeles Bureau at 11am ET / 8am PT for Jacki’s Healthcare Corner • After a day of public pressureContinue Reading

Show Notes for Tuesday, September 16, 2014

• Charlie Pierce of Esquire’s Politics Blog calls in at 10:30am ET / 7:30am PT to talk about Rand Paul’s shifting views • Bob Cesca of The Daily Banter calls in at 11:30am ET / 8:30am PT to talk about the ugly side of the NFL • U.S. officials said Monday the United States hasContinue Reading

Show Notes for Monday, September 15, 2014

• The Rude Pundit calls in at 9:30am ET / 6:30am PT to talk about why he won’t be mocking the big Palin fight in Anchorage • Eric Boehlert of Media Matters for America calls in at 10am ET / 7am PT to talk about the loss of proper Beltway analysis in the media •Continue Reading

Show Notes for Friday, September 12, 2014

• Comedian John Fugelsang calls in at 10am ET / 7am PT for another edition of Fridays With Fugelsang • Journalist May Lee joins us in the Los Angeles Bureau at 11am ET / 8am PT to hang with us for the hour • The United States signed up 10 Arab allies on Thursday toContinue Reading

Show Notes for Thursday, September 11, 2014

• Democratic strategist Karl Frisch calls in at 9am ET / 6am PT to talk about the president’s ISIS speech last night • Michael Tomasky, columnist for The Daily Beast, calls in at 10:30am ET / 7:30am PT to talk about the president’s speech on ISIS • Health care reform expert Jacki Schechner joins usContinue Reading

Show Notes for Wednesday, September 10, 2014

• Dean Obeidallah, columnist for The Daily Beast, calls in at 9:30am ET / 6:30am PT to talk about Dems and the midterm elections • Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) calls in at 10:30am ET / 7:30am PT to talk about the situation with ISIS, Iraq, and Syria • Comedian and actor Carlos Alazraqui joins usContinue Reading

Show Notes for Tuesday, September 9, 2014

• Eric Boehlert of Media Matters for America calls in at 10am ET / 7am PT to talk about the new face of Meet The Press • Charlie Pierce of Esquire’s Politics Blog calls in at 10:30am ET / 7:30am PT to talk about Fox News laughing at the Ray Rice assault • Voice DeityContinue Reading

Show Notes for Friday, September 5, 2014

Today’s vacation Best-Of show features, by overwhelming listener request, journalist May Lee in Hours 1 and 3, with Hour 2 featuring John Fugelsang in studio along with our final talk with comedy legend Joan Rivers from this past June. Listen from 9am to Noon ET / 6am to 9am PT on SiriusXM Radio Progress 127,Continue Reading