Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder: Michigan kids don’t have a constitutional right to be able to read

It’s bad enough that Michigan Governor Rick Snyder is fighting a federal ruling that the state of Michigan supply bottled water to Flint residents still contending with drinking water that is poisoned with the powerful neurotoxin lead. It’s actually REALLY bad. But he’s found another way to make his contempt … Continue reading →

Judge compels State and City to distribute bottled water during #FlintWaterCrisis, Snyder admin responds by fighting it

As we talked about on this week’s podcast, a federal judge has ordered the State of Michigan and the City of Flint to return to providing bottled water to the resident of Flint who are being impacted by the ongoing tragedy of the poisoning of their drinking water with the … Continue reading →

“What can we do now?” with special guests Congressman John Dingell & Congresswoman Debbie Dingell

The show notes for this episode are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2016/11/what-can-we-do-now-with-special-guests-congressman-john-dingell-congresswoman-debbie-dingell Cold open video: .@AriBerman: Fact that 1 party made it deliberately harder to vote is one of biggest ignored scandals of 2016 #AMJoy https://t.co/qc7xOBPGHT — AM Joy w/Joy Reid (@amjoyshow) November 13, 2016 Flint: State and …read more       … Continue reading →

What’s on the ballot besides Western Civilization with special guest Daily Kos Elections’ Stephen Wolf

The show notes for this podcast can be found at http://www.eclectablog.com/2016/11/whats-on-the-ballot-besides-western-civilization-with-special-guest-daily-kos-elections-stephen-wolf Here are the topics we talked about on today’s podcast: Cold open – Trump vs. the tape of President Obama’s ACTUAL words when a protester interrupted his speech: FBI Director James Comey clears Hillary Clinton …read more       … Continue reading →

Episode 4 – Wil Wheaton and Ari Berman Remind You That Your Vote Matters

Welcome to Episode 4 of The Sit and Spin Room with LOLGOP & Eclectablog. Show notes are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2016/10/episode-4-wil-wheaton-and-ari-berman-remind-you-that-your-vote-matters. Here are links from this week’s episode: Wil Wheaton on Twitter. WilWheaton.net. Ari Berman on Twitter. Ari Berman at The Nation. STAT: 31,000 – The …read more       … Continue reading →

Michigan Gov. Snyder tweets about “Lead Poisoning Prevention Week” with no apparent sense of irony

“Michigan Governor Rick Snyder Political Suicide” image by DonkeyHotey | Flickr On Tuesday this week, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder tweeted about “Lead Poisoning Prevention Week” with no apparent sense of irony whatsoever: It’s Lead Poisoning Prevention Week and Lt. Gov. @BrianCalley is sharing prevention tips to …read more       … Continue reading →

Episode 3 – What would Clinton surrogate Jennifer Granholm say to a Trump surrogate over lunch?

Welcome to Episode 3 of The Sit and Spin Room with LOLGOP & Eclectablog. Show notes are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2016/10/episode-3-what-would-clinton-surrogate-jennifer-granholm-say-to-a-trump-surrogate-over-lunch.html. Here are links from this week’s episode: A Trump-Pence Presidency Would Be a Disaster for LGBT People Think comparisons between Donald Trump and Adolf Hitler are extreme? Check …read more       … Continue reading →