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  • Kagro in the Morning - July 6, 2015

    Mon 1:53pm By David Waldman
    KITM salutes the great city of Madison, Wisconsin! Greg Dworkin comes on to talk of the history of the Confederate flag. Will history repeat itself with the latest Democratic momentum? Is the GOP on the wrong side of history again? Or is Hillary on the wrong…
  • Kagro in the Morning - July 3, 2015

    Fri 1:57pm By David Waldman
    Holiday reminder: Don’t fire weapons in the air for celebration! Greg Dworkin visits to describe how Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump are shaking up the presidential election, and Jim Carrey is screwing up medicine and science. Rosalyn MacGregor reports on…
  • Kagro in the Morning - July 2, 2015

    Thu 2:48pm By David Waldman
    Today’s show starts like everyone’s this morning, sorting out the report of a shooting at the Washington Navy Yard. Greg Dworkin helps answer “Why is Donald Trump Polling So Well?” Maybe the GOP is ahead of the curve sometimes, but usually not. Is the…
  • Kagro in the Morning - July 1, 2015

    Wed 12:53pm By David Waldman
    David recovers his voice and is back at the KITM microphone, talking iPhone pistol grips and Ted Cruz. Armando calls in to talk about TRUMP vs. Jeb! vs. all the other also-rans, and how there’s no there, there in the latest Hillary “bombshell”. They also…
  • Kagro in the Morning - June 30, 2015

    Jun 30, 2015, 2:27 pm By David Waldman
    Back from a week of camping! Greg Dworkin summarized the top news we missed last week. SC's Confederate flag seems to be on the brink of coming down. Christie's in, but still toast. Trump dumped. Obama bumps up in latest polls. Republicans in disarray. WaPo…
  • Kagro in the Morning "Encore Performance" - June 30, 2014 airing June 29, 2015

    Jun 29, 2015, 12:41 pm By David Waldman
    Greg Dworkin sets the mood with The Onion's contribution on Hobby Lobby. Justice Stevens' City of Boerne v. Flores concurrence saw the RFRA itself as an impermissible violation of the First Amendment. James Risen's Blackwater blockbuster. The robots are taking…
  • Kagro in the Morning "Encore Performance" - June 27, 2014 airing June 26, 2015

    Jun 26, 2015, 9:00 am By David Waldman
    Yesterday's Supreme Court decisions dominate the discussions today. Greg Dworkin brings us good fodder in the form of insightful writing on the subjects of buffer zones and recess appointments. Also in courts news, "Does the ACA violate the Origination…
  • Kagro in the Morning "Encore Performance" - June 26, 2014 airing June 25, 2015

    Jun 25, 2015, 9:00 am By David Waldman
    Greg Dworkin's morning roundup focuses on the MS run-off. Vox = "the left," apparently. Todd Akin's back. Plan B on the IRS "scandal": missing e-mails they hope you won't notice don't actually bear on the first "scandal." Never mind that lost e-mails didn't…
  • Kagro in the Morning "Encore Performance" - June 25, 2014 airing June 24, 2015

    Jun 24, 2015, 9:00 am By David Waldman
    Greg Dworkin and Joan McCarter join us to round up the stories of the day. North Carolina's Outer Banks are largely doomed, but the real estate industry would like to pretend that's not so. Primary elections sorted themselves out yesterday in Mississippi, New…
  • Kagro in the Morning "Encore Performance" - June 24, 2014 airing June 23, 2015

    Jun 23, 2015, 9:00 am By David Waldman
    It's the Mississippi Republican Senate primary election run-off, and it turns out the McDaniel/Tea Party camp will be turning out "poll watchers"... in the predominantly black precincts. So will they be open carriers, as we saw in Alabama? It's primary day in…
  • Kagro in the Morning "Encore Performance" - June 23, 2014 airing June 22, 2015

    Jun 22, 2015, 9:00 am By David Waldman
    It's Monday, but you probably didn't notice, because of this one chart that tells you everything you need to know. Greg Dworkin starts off the roundup with gubernatorial news: McAuliffe fights to expand Medicaid, while Walker & Christie fight off investigators…
  • Kagro in the Morning - June 19, 2015

    Jun 19, 2015, 12:39 pm By David Waldman
    Our minds are still very much on the Charleston shootings, to no one's surprise. Greg Dworkin rounded up a selection of stories to help us continue to deal with the issues swirling around it. The latest entry in the "Republicans don't get empathy" narrative.…
  • Kagro in the Morning - June 18, 2015

    Jun 18, 2015, 2:45 pm By David Waldman
    The Charleston shooting dominates the news today, as we knew it must. Greg Dworkin joins us to discuss it, along with other headlines, including the latest on the pope's encyclical and how the named plaintiff in King v. Burwell has found himself some nice,…
  • Kagro in the Morning - June 17, 2015

    Jun 17, 2015, 2:01 pm By David Waldman
    Greg Dworkin rounded up 2016 news on Hillary, Jeb!, and The Donald. The debate wars. How the pope got religion on climate change. TX's crazy-sounding plan for it's own gold reserves. Joan McCarter visits to warn us about the newest Gop plan to derail net…
  • Kagro in the Morning - June 16, 2015

    Jun 16, 2015, 1:20 pm By David Waldman
    Greg Dworkin notes that Pope Francis is set to become the first pope to address a joint session of Congress. Could it be about climate change? Did Chris Christie pardon a gun crime to get 2nd Amendment creds? Trump's in! Pundits react to Jeb!'s announcement.…
  • Kagro in the Morning - June 15, 2015

    Jun 15, 2015, 2:18 pm By David Waldman
    Hillary's in. So's Jeb!. Several crazy and/or stupid people shot up various parts of the United States over the weekend. Greg Dworkin informs us that Colt and a few other gun manufacturers are going bankrupt. Phil Mattingly Tweetsplains TAA/TPA/TPP. America's…
  • Kagro in the Morning - June 12, 2015

    Jun 12, 2015, 2:30 pm By David Waldman
    Twitter, or at least certain corners of it, exploded with discussion of the case of Rachel Dolezal. Uh, wow. Armando helps us do our best to make some sliver of sense about this. Then, two articles pointed out by listeners tell the stories of the personal…
  • Kagro in the Morning - June 11, 2015

    Jun 11, 2015, 1:46 pm By David Waldman
    Greg Dworkin highlights a story that becomes a main focus of the show: RNC officials vs. the Kochs for control of everything. Wow, is there a lot wrapped up in this one! The continuing debate wars. Centrists horrified by centrism, though Fournier recovers on…
  • Kagro in the Morning - June 10, 2015

    Jun 10, 2015, 1:25 pm By David Waldman
    Greg Dworkin fills in more detail on the latest Chris Christie problems. Will troops return to Iraq? Jeb, something, something, Putin. Did Rand Paul peak too soon? Jeb in disarray. Next, a little national security chat in anticipation of Joan McCarter's visit.…
  • Kagro in the Morning - June 9, 2015

    Jun 9, 2015, 1:53 pm By David Waldman
    Greg Dworkin notes the local Delaware outpouring of support for the Biden family, polling on the Gop 2016 field and trust in SCOTUS, Jeb's "campaign" shakeup, the latest allegations against Chris Christie, scientists say nope to warming "pause," and…
  • Kagro in the Morning - June 8, 2015

    Jun 8, 2015, 1:58 pm By David Waldman
    Chris Christie, former Bush administration U.S. Attorney and twice listed as a potential candidate for firing, has just discovered rampant voter fraud in New Jersey! Greg Dworkin is back with us after a weekend family even in Delaware, coinciding with the Beau…
  • Kagro in the Morning - June 5, 2015

    Jun 5, 2015, 1:45 pm By David Waldman
    Sucked into a discussion centered around two recent open carry incidents—one in the Atlanta airport and one in Abilene, TX—we explore the gray areas of the law, lapses in logic and more that can make these exercises so controversial. Returning to our…
  • Kagro in the Morning - June 4, 2015

    Jun 4, 2015, 2:28 pm By David Waldman
    Arresting protesters (and other random folks) during the 2004 Republican convention ends up costing NYC $18 million in settlements. Charles Blow takes to task apologists for "broken windows" policing. Man with an AR-15 & a 100 round drum in the airport raises…
  • Kagro in the Morning - June 3, 2015

    Jun 3, 2015, 1:55 pm By David Waldman
    We returned to the AP's reporting on the FBI's use of surveillance aircraft, tried to get a handle on the FIFA corruption probe, and read a bit about how poaching can fund international terrorism. Guess what? Wherever there's a pile of money, you'll find…
  • Kagro in the Morning - June 2, 2015

    Jun 2, 2015, 1:38 pm By David Waldman
    Greg Dworkin gets us caught up with all the latest 2016 polling, from the tricky Iowa caucuses to the national picture. What people say they want versus who they'll vote for. The latest polling averages and CrowdPAC scores. Armando joins the discussion of the…
  • Kagro in the Morning - June 1, 2015

    Jun 1, 2015, 1:14 pm By David Waldman
    We're back after a week of computer repairs, and got a rocky start technically, but were returned to the air by the diligent work of Justice Putnam at Netroots Radio! Greg Dworkin helps us catch up on the Denny Hastert story, plus some of the legal…
  • Kagro in the Morning "Encore Performance" - May 30, 2014 airing May 28, 2015

    May 28, 2015, 3:03 pm By David Waldman
    Greg Dworkin sampled the morning's headlines. The House actually passed a gun background check funding amendment. Further UCSB fallout and gun safety roundup. Honest conservative snipe hunt. McConnell called out for ACA buffoonery. No, the VA is not an…
  • Kagro in the Morning "Encore Performance" - May 29, 2014 airing May 27, 2015

    May 27, 2015, 12:41 pm By David Waldman
    Greg Dworkin gets us back on track with his roundup. More from Kinsley. Why he's wrong. EPA to regulate emissions by executive authority, and the likely fallout. Terry Lynn Land is terrible. McConnell fares no better. And could Andrew Cuomo be a test case for…
  • Kagro in the Morning "Encore Performance" - May 28, 2014 airing May 26, 2015

    May 26, 2015, 8:59 pm By David Waldman
    We started the morning with a little national security state chatter, just as a placeholder for future discussion. Greg Dworkin and Joan McCarter joined the show today and served us up a full plate of great stories. Reviewing the Kinsley review of Greenwald's…
  • Kagro in the Morning "Encore Performance" - May 27, 2014 airing May 25, 2015

    May 26, 2015, 8:14 pm By David Waldman
    A rebroadcast of our May 27, 2014 episode, airing May 25, 2015. Greg Dworkin joined us to discuss the #YesAllWomen global phenomenon, open carry blowback in Texas, the VA issue narrative versus reality, and how Sen. Burr stepped in it. Even as the tide turns…

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