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  • Ep 428 How Was Infrastructure Week for YOU?

    Feb 16, 2018, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    Another shooting, but this one is different. 13 indictments of Russians. And Trump's lawyer paid Stormy? Really? That reminds us of our new fake sponsor, WHAT?! Campaign Finance Accounting Firm.…
  • Ep 427 The Shape of Watergate

    Feb 9, 2018, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    This week's politics. The Nunes footnotes, Washington Prayer Breakfast now with more Russians! Deficits schmeficits, and there's another "No Labels" type "independent" group in town, folks! More at ProLeftPod.com, where we have a new Patreon in addition to…
  • Ep 426 The Left Remembers

    Feb 2, 2018, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    Yeah we remember that George W. Bush was a terrible president. We remember LOTS of things. (recorded Thursday before the big nothing burger of the Nunes memo was known among the Cable News outlets, but we knew). More at ProLeftPod.com, where we have a new…
  • Ep 425 Government by Lawsuit

    Jan 26, 2018, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    If society needs something under the Trump Era, people have to sue to get it. Also Hannity screws the pooch, Trump shows his butt on Obstruction of Justice, and we talk about getting serious because this is a tragedy what's happening to our country. (We'll…
  • Ep 424 Trump's Wall is the Last Confederate Monument

    Jan 19, 2018, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    The brink of government shutdown is entirely about Trump's sh*thole racism. More at ProLeftPod.com
  • Ep 423 Our 8th Anniversary Episode (Sh**hole Edition)

    Jan 12, 2018, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    Donald Trump's insanity and cruel policies won't stop us from celebrating The Professional Left Podcast's 8th Anniversary. More at ProLeftPod.com, where we have a new Patreon in addition to our Paypal account and GoFundMe accounts.REVIEW US ON ITUNESCONTACT…
  • Ep 422 Fire and Fury-ous

    Jan 5, 2018, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    It's the book. And also the reaction to the book from the White House. More at ProLeftPod.com, where we have a new Patreon in addition to our Paypal account and GoFundMe accounts.REVIEW US ON ITUNESCONTACT US, SUPPORT US, and READ OUR BLOGS…
  • Ep 421 Year End Double Episode (Featuring Science Fiction University)

    Dec 29, 2017, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    We end the year with a long one. And after the music Driftglass tells you what HE thinks is wrong with The Last Jedi (spoilers, though his critique is what many others have said.) Happy New Year!!! And thanks for supporting the show!More at ProLeftPod.com,…
  • Ep 420 (Blaze It!) Trump Wins The Very Easiest Thing

    3:00am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    Great, Trump got tax cuts for the rich from a Republican Congress. Not exactly a miracle, but don't tell Mike Pence and Ben Carson that. Driftglass gets five minutes to rant about David Brooks, and hooray! J20 Protestors are found not guilty and Twitter…
  • Ep 419 Roy Moore Loses, Trump Harasses Again

    Dec 15, 2017, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    What is with Donald Trump sexually harassing Senator Gillibrand? And Roy Moore still has not conceded the Alabama Senate Seat as of this writing. More at ProLeftPod.com, where we have a new Patreon and GoFundMe account, in addition to our Paypal…
  • Ep 418 Al Franken Will Be Fine

    Dec 8, 2017, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    We'll miss Al Franken in the Senate. The week's politics after we announce that our Amazon account was cancelled, taking with it half the income we receive from doing this show. You can contribute to The Professional Left by visiting http://proleftpod.com…
  • Ep 417 Burn the Lifeboats, It's Mueller Time

    Dec 1, 2017, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    NOTE: Blue Gal talks late in this podcast about why she's a #MeToo participant. It's not difficult to talk about and she doesn't cry, but people easily triggered by recollections of molestation might not want to listen. We talk Flynn, the terrible awful GOP…
  • Ep 416 Happy Thanksgiving Weekend

    Nov 24, 2017, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    David Brooks omits whole sentences of Lincoln's Second Inaugural address because what Lincoln said was inconvenient to his argument. No one at the New York Times editorial board dared to mention it to him. Why? Also, Blue Gal reads letters to the editor…
  • Ep 415 Everlasting Republican Double Standards

    Nov 17, 2017, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    Why are we talking about Bill Clinton? Also Bible B*tch finds a surprise from Google when looking for a Bible verse. What is our way out of despair? Thanksgiving. More at ProLeftPod.comREVIEW US ON ITUNESCONTACT US, SUPPORT US, and READ OUR BLOGS…
  • Ep 414 Stupid Watergate Needs Stupid Martha Mitchell

    Nov 10, 2017, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    Recorded Thursday afternoon. Carter Page, why do conservatives buy books that reinforce their worldview but liberals don't? Both Siderism and centrism are AS BAD as conservativism, according to Driftglass. More at ProLeftPod.comREVIEW US ON ITUNESCONTACT US,…
  • Ep 413 Memo to the Next Democratic President

    Nov 3, 2017, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    Trump is using Hillary Clinton and the last election to rally his base around him as his White House goes down. But Democratic presidents could do much more to rally their base, too. We discuss how you can not compromise with conservative media or a…
  • Ep 412 Living in The Shawshank Redemption

    Oct 27, 2017, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    Driftglass gives us the three rules for surviving these Shawshank Redemption times. BG explains why Halperin points to the new "Spotlight" zeitgeist -- sexual harassment is absolutely everywhere and has been ignored for decades. Is this Revenge of the…
  • Ep 411 Healthcare? Meltdown

    Oct 20, 2017, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    What the hell, Trump? You're for a healthcare compromise and then you're not and you have time to golf with Lindsey and feud with the NFL but the CHIP program is suspended? Blue Gal had a meltdown before taping this Wednesday and we talk about that, too.…
  • Ep 410 Not Today Satan (or Trump)

    Oct 13, 2017, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    Friday the 13th doesn’t scare us, and neither does that stupid person who says he's "the president." Trump literally does not know how anything works. Meanwhile, we discuss how to protect ourselves from toxic stress until he is removed from office. More at…
  • Ep 409 All Workarounds All The Time

    Oct 6, 2017, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    Service delivery people in healthcare keep Blue Gal sane. And there's a lot of others working "around" this insane so-called president. More at ProLeftPod.comREVIEW US ON ITUNESCONTACT US, SUPPORT US, and READ OUR BLOGS…
  • Ep 408 An Alabama Non-Confederate Divorcee Explains Roy Moore

    Sep 29, 2017, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    Blue Gal/Fran lived in Alabama for 12 + years. She explains Roy Moore. The tax cuts for billionaires plan is a Republican plan. And Trump is along for the ride. Why what congress does doesn't matter to the 1%. More at ProLeftPod.comREVIEW US ON…
  • Ep 407 The Republican Machine Kills

    3:00am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    Messaging. And how the Republican Party is a machine designed to destroy government and make rich people richer. More at ProLeftPod.comREVIEW US ON ITUNESCONTACT US, SUPPORT US, and READ OUR BLOGS…
  • Ep 406 Medicare for All, DACA redux, and the Gorsuch Heist

    Sep 15, 2017, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    The Democrats learn how to brand, consequences of the Trump's anti-immigration reaches college campuses. Bible B*tch responds to Charles Blow, and the Beltway both-siders Bannon...and Bernie? Hillary’s book is boringly competent, accurate, and needed. More…
  • Ep 405 Chuck and Nancy, Hurricane Irma, and DACA

    Sep 8, 2017, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    Don't worry about normalizing Trump. Nation, and media, wide response to Trump's DACA decision proves the Resistance is working. Hurricanes yield many analogies, but mostly hope that finally folks will wake up to climate change. More at ProLeftPod.comREVIEW…
  • Ep 404 Arpaio Pardoned, Hurricane Harvey, and Pastors Behaving Badly

    Sep 1, 2017, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    We discuss why horrific events like Hurricane Harvey prove the need for societal thinking and competent leadership. More at ProLeftPod.comREVIEW US ON ITUNESCONTACT US, SUPPORT US, and READ OUR BLOGS…
  • Ep 403 Blue Gal Wants Her Own Dragon

    Aug 25, 2017, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    Blue Gal feels despair fighting the Breitbarts and the Mercers, and wishes she had a Game of Thrones style dragon for the battle. Then Bible Bitch intervenes. Visit our NEW website at ProLeftPod.com!REVIEW US ON ITUNESCONTACT US, SUPPORT US, and READ OUR…
  • Ep 402 - The Last Confederate Monument

    Aug 18, 2017, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    Saturday is Driftglass and Blue Gal's 6th Wedding Anniversary! Also... Buh Bye Bannon. Why "history will NOT remember" that Republicans supported Trump. The last Confederate Monument is the Republican Party. More at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com
  • Ep 401 What's With All the Nazi References Donald?

    Aug 11, 2017, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    What with Jeffrey Lord losing his job over a Nazi type tweet and Gorka and Miller taking turns out-Goebbeling each other....and what about the "bombs away" so-called POTUS? more at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com
  • Ep 400 The 400th Episode!

    Aug 4, 2017, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    We recorded this Wednesday (before the Grand Jury announcement dangit!) The GOP Lifeboat Builders, Trump goes after legal immigration? and remembering many of the podcasts. (There's an archive of every episode at proleft.buzzsprout.com!)
  • Ep 399 Healthcare Debate Kills 'Both Sides' Journalism - For Now

    Jul 28, 2017, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    There's no way for pundits to make excuses that "both sides" are to blame for the health care cruelty of Republicans. That doesn't stop them from trying. And of course, we recorded before news of Reince's departure and Mooch's divorce. Grr. More at…