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  • Ep 445 Trump: Friend to our Enemies, Enemy to our Friends

    Fri 3:00am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    The Republican administration is separating children from their parents at the border and still found the time to look the other way at Scott Pruitt's corruption and Donald Trump's lack of history and math skills. More (and how to support the show - Thanks!)…
  • Ep 444 We Won't Win with Good Intentions

    Jun 8, 2018, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    Sad news: Driftglass got laid off from his part-time job. Colbert, Heilmann and Michelle Goldberg get the Pro-Left bump. Nobody needs Bill Clinton's fiction. Destroying the Government -- Scott Pruitt Edition. Also -- So Much Winning: Jeanine Pirro thinks she…
  • Ep 443 The Whole GOP is ‘That Illuminati Guy’

    Jun 1, 2018, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    Conspiracy theories like “Beyonce is the Illuminati something” are the Republican Party, and have been for longer than Trump. What does Jeff Sessions have on Trump? Roseanne is not as important as expanding Medicaid (congratulations Virginia!) And we do…
  • Ep 442 "Remember, a loss of meaning is not normal"

    May 25, 2018, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    Our episode title comes from "Legion" on FX. We read your letters and discuss the week's news (recorded before Trump cancelled the North Korea Summit). More at ProLeftPod.com.REVIEW US ON ITUNESCONTACT US, SUPPORT US, and READ OUR BLOGS…
  • Ep 441 Apologize!

    3:00am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    We talk about Rudy Guiliani, at least one person who is "tired of winning," and a number of people who've discovered all of a sudden that Truth is important, like Rex Tillerson and Matthew Dowd. A surprising sincere apology in the wrong place, the "Democrats…
  • Ep 440: It’s Always 2003

    May 11, 2018, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    Notice how torture, Dick Cheney, and claiming Democrats are terrorists is back? It’s the Republican pay-to-play book! Along with Race Bait and Switch with their own voters. Michael Cohen’s very bad week, and hey, Rudy Giuliani was only gonna be gone from…
  • Ep 439 We Won't Stand Aghast At Nothingness

    May 4, 2018, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    Maybe the Trump Era is an alternate universe designed to destroy the Republican Party and chasten the mainstream media. Or maybe we just need to fight harder for what's right. FX's Legion and the book of Revelation, plus Rudy Guiliani, it's a full show and…
  • Ep 438 No Diamond, No Silk

    Apr 27, 2018, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    Three Reboots: Queer Eye, Lost in Space, and ...Jonah Goldberg reboots Ayn Rand?…
  • Ep 437 We Used to Walk on the Moon

    Apr 20, 2018, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    Hannity is the third client, Haley is not amused, and some climate denying whack job is head of NASA. Plus some Comey. More at ProLeftPod.com.REVIEW US ON ITUNESCONTACT US, SUPPORT US, and READ OUR BLOGS…
  • Ep 436 Stupid Watergate Speeds Up

    Apr 13, 2018, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    Multiple Trump Meltdowns. Buh Bye Paul Ryan. Facebook is a new thing in the world, we'll regulate it in time. The dignity of everyone in the world is why to have trade. More at ProLeftPod.com.REVIEW US ON ITUNESCONTACT US, SUPPORT US, and READ OUR BLOGS…
  • Ep 435 Trench Warfare

    Apr 6, 2018, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    We apologize for the occasional sound distortion in this week's show -- we're working on it!!! More at ProLeftPod.com.REVIEW US ON ITUNESCONTACT US, SUPPORT US, and READ OUR BLOGS…
  • Ep 434 Driftglass 13th Blogiversary!

    Mar 30, 2018, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    Driftglass celebrates his 13th blogiversary by taking on all the regular targets. For details on how to support the show visit us at ProLeftPod.com.REVIEW US ON ITUNESCONTACT US, SUPPORT US, and READ OUR BLOGS…
  • Ep 433 Do Not Congratulate

    Mar 23, 2018, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    Do Not Congratulate-gate, what happens when Fox News determines policy at Twitter-speed, The Illinois Primary results, Cambridge Analytica and more. For details on how to support the show visit us at proleftpod.com.
  • Ep 432 The Uncivil Rights Movement

    Mar 16, 2018, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    They're firing everyone in the White House and replacing them with Fox News Green Room Zombies? 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…
  • Ep 431 No chaos. No chaos. You’re the chaos.

    Mar 9, 2018, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    It's nothing but chaos in the Trump 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 430 Tariffs, Beechiz!

    Mar 2, 2018, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    Trump goes off the rails on Tariffs. We've got advice for progressives and applause for students, strikers, and Moms. More at ProLeftPod.com, where we have a new Patreon in addition to our Paypal account and GoFundMe accounts.REVIEW US ON ITUNESCONTACT US,…
  • Ep 429 The Kids Are Alright

    Feb 23, 2018, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    Student Activism is back. And Manafort is going down. Also, Bible Bitch and Sandy Hook Promise.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…
  • 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

    Dec 22, 2017, 3:00 am 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…