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  • Ep 346 The Republican National Conflagration

    Fri 3:00am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    We cover the (overused term, but hey, it originated in its political context with Driftglass) dumpster fire of this week's RNC. No Science Fiction University this week -- we're exhausted!!! More at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com
  • Ep 345 What Donald Actually Says Matters

    Jul 15, 2016, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    The Beltway Press creates false equivalence by ignoring what Trump is actually saying. And Driftglass takes a ride down memory lane to the all-too-familiar tropes of the 2004 Election. Science Fiction University geeks out on Mr. Robot (no spoilers for the…
  • Ep 344 Shootings, Emails, and Leaves (Roger Ailes Alooone)

    Jul 8, 2016, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    [Recorded before the tragic shootings in Dallas, Texas] We discuss the shootings in Baton Rouge and Minnesota, Trump's White Supremacist supporters (is there a connection?), Hillary's emails, and EW Roger Ailes sexual harassment lawsuit. More at…
  • Ep 343 Brexit and Bye Bye Benghazi

    Jul 1, 2016, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    A letter on Brexit from a British listener, Benghazi conspiracists turn on Trey Gowdy, Clinton and Trump approach the terrorist attack in Turkey...differently. Plus Science Fiction University. More at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com
  • Ep 342 It's The Republican Voters, Stupid

    Jun 24, 2016, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    Recorded before the Brexit vote. The Democratic House stages a sit in, both Samantha Bee AND Jennifer Rubin notice the Republican voter is the problem, and we review the art house film "The Lobster." (Hated it!) Plus Science Fiction University. More at…
  • Ep 341 The Wall Republicans Already Built

    Jun 17, 2016, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    The Republican Party has already built a wall ….dividing themselves from the majority of the electorate. But oh that 32%! (It’s a long political podcast this week so Science Fiction University is taking the week off and will return next week.) More at…
  • Ep 340 The Primary's Over

    Jun 10, 2016, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    Thank you Bernie, we're with her, and more at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com
  • Ep 339 Trump University, Hillary's Speech, and Family

    Jun 3, 2016, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    A very bad week for Reince Priebus, Hillary's very good speech, and in all the weirdness, family busyness keeps us grounded. More at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com
  • Ep 338 The Left Remembers

    Fri 3:00am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    Watching HBO's "All the Way (with LBJ)" brings lots of lessons for progressives and their issues today. Also third party Republicans might choose Libertarians over No Labels, and the one person you don't want against you when you protest. More at…
  • Ep 337 A Tough Week But This Too Shall Pass

    May 20, 2016, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    The Nevada Democratic Convention brought out a lot of anger. Standing together against doxing would be a good start. Plus, Megyn Kelly? Driftglass has some not very nice words for her. Strident, even. More at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com
  • Ep 336 The GOP Egg Cracks

    May 13, 2016, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    Donald Trump sits on his Wall but flip flops on everything else, and it's the GOP whose pieces are cracked up all over the ground. More at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com
  • Ep 335 WHCD, Trump Wins, MorningJoe Takes His Call

    May 6, 2016, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    A lie sandwich on truth bread: Larry Wilmore tells the truth about Joe Scarborough on Saturday, Scarborough takes Trump’s call on Wednesday, and then Rob Reiner tells the truth on Thursday. More at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com
  • Ep 334 The Saddest SOB You Ever Met And Trump

    Apr 29, 2016, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    Boehner tells the truth we liberals have been telling for years. Donald Trump and Manhattan as Rome. And we read your stories in Science Fiction University. More at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com.
  • Ep 333 Escape From New York

    Apr 22, 2016, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    The New York Primary is over - Donald Trump is still unqualified to be President. Why liberals shouldn’t necessarily want open primaries and primary “reform.” There is no Tea Party. Review of just how bad things are in Illinois. Plus Science Fiction…
  • Ep 332 It's All In Your Perspective

    Apr 15, 2016, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    Everyone faces something that humanizes them, except maybe Ted Cruz? Why Donald Trump is winning, and we can't re-litigate 2009. More at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com
  • Ep 331 Sully, Kristol, Coulter on MSNBC

    Apr 8, 2016, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    It's a conspiracy and MSNBC just gave up. Sanders and (Bill?) Clinton have a rough week. Also, Harvard, abortion, and tax dodges are for the rich, And finally, a look at the Klan-bake Convention of 1924. More at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com
  • Ep 330 The April Fools

    Apr 1, 2016, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    Donald Trump “messes with the levels” of the GOP Forced Birthers. Governors in states with anti-gay bigots discover the power of “money as speech” means something completely different. More at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com
  • Ep 329 The Long Good Friday Political Podcast

    Mar 25, 2016, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    We are running mostly rough audio this week! An hour of politics followed by 30 minutes of your stories submitted to Science Fiction University. Happy Easter and/or Happy Spring to all of our listeners! More at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com
  • Ep 328 Illinois Votes. Obama nominates for SCOTUS. Stop Trump?

    Mar 18, 2016, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    The week in review. We vote in the Illinois primary, Hillary visits Springfield, Lindsey Graham endorses...CRUZ? And more. See our website professionalleft.blogspot.com.
  • Ep 327 Trump Steaks and Trump Stakes

    Mar 11, 2016, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    Donald Trump walks into the old Vatican like Martin Luther and realizes everyone is at least as corrupt as he is? Perfect! Plus, Marco Rubio's last stand and Joe Scarborough comes to Jesus on Trickle Down. More at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com
  • Ep 326 They're All Liberals Now?

    Mar 4, 2016, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    The Republican "Establishment" -- particularly Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan, attempt to save the GOP from Donald Trump. Another GOP debate, this time about the size of what's in their pants, no, really. In Science Fiction University, we have the quiz, remind…
  • Ep 325 Trumpenfreude

    Feb 26, 2016, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    The center scrambles to deal with the inevitability of Trump. Part 2 of podcast recorded after the Houston GOP debate. More at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com
  • Ep 324 : Republicans Are Told The Past Actually Happened!

    Feb 19, 2016, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    Perfect justice for the Bush family, via Donald Trump, Oprah, Apple, Illinois Budget crisis, and Science Fiction University holds a short story workshop. More at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com
  • Ep 323 Be Excellent To Each Other!

    Feb 12, 2016, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    Buh Bye Rand, Christie, and Carly; OMG Robot Rubio; Obama comes to Springfield; New Hampshire wrap up. More at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com.
  • Ep 322 Rubio Makes Three Equal One

    Feb 5, 2016, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    Rubio is the savior for scared-of-Trump conservative pundits. The family fight in the Democratic Party. Rodeos we have been to already. And Bible Bitch and Science Fiction University. More at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com
  • Ep 321 Trump No Trump

    Jan 29, 2016, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    Recorded before the GOP Debate. What IS conservatism, anyway? Also, Flint and White Privilege. And in Science Fiction University, our quiz and also book recommendations for 2016.
  • Ep 320 I Quit Endorses You're Fired

    Jan 22, 2016, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    The Republican and Democratic races. Self image in politics. and in Science Fiction University we talk weapons in sci fi. Pew! Pew! More at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com
  • Ep 319 Bowie, Rickman, SOTU, and GOP Debate

    Jan 15, 2016, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    The loss of two working actors, Obama’s State of the Union Vs. The Republican Travesty Debate. More at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com
  • Ep 318 Our 6th Anniversary Show, Historical Perspective

    Jan 8, 2016, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    Looking back on a show from 2010; Gun Control now and when the Black Panthers needed some; Trump reruns Willie Horton; Rahm Emmanuel has a very bad month. More at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com
  • Ep 317 Institutional Failure At The Movies

    Jan 1, 2016, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    How “Spotlight” and “The Big Short” point to other institutional failures, like the Tamir Rice lynching and the Media’s failure to document the Republican bigotry / Donald Trump Bubble. More at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com