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  • Ep 678: The 'Not Surprised' Episode

    Thu 7:00pm By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    12-02-2022 | We've finished our series on David Brooks. (NO "no fair remembering stuff" next week.) Neither of us is surprised George W. Bush lied to the 9/11 commission. Blue Gal is not surprised Georgia's work requirements for *partial* Medicaid expansion…
  • No Fair Remembering Stuff 7: David Brooks Part 6

    Nov 29, 2022, 9:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    11-29-2022 | We go full "Monty Python Summarize Proust Competition" to finish out David Brooks's career in fairy tales.  More episodes on other topics to come! And more podcasts at http://proleftpod.com.Support the show:PayPal | …
  • Happy Thanksgiving!

    Nov 24, 2022, 2:00 pm By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    Happy Thanksgiving from The Professional Left Podcast.  We love you! Support the show
  • No Fair Remembering Stuff: David Brooks Part 5

    Nov 22, 2022, 3:00 pm By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    We continue our series on David Brooks.   More at proleftpod.com.  Support the show
  • Ep 676: The Lifeboat Building Begins

    Nov 17, 2022, 6:00 pm By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    11-18-2022 | Burn the Republican Lifeboats. No rebranding of the Republican Party, no matter what Josh Hawley says. More at http://proleftpod.com.Support the show:PayPal |  https://paypal.me/proleftpodcastPatreon | https://patreon.com/proleftpodYouTube Ep…
  • No Fair Remembering Stuff 5: David Brooks Part 4

    Nov 15, 2022, 1:00 pm By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    11-15-2022 | Continuing our series on David Brooks - This episode, the Trump Campaign takes over The Republican Party! ("It's gonna be Rubio!") Support the show at https://patreon.com/proleftpod, and thank you! More at http://proleftpod.com.Support the…
  • Ep 675: Grifting Versus Governing

    Nov 10, 2022, 7:00 pm By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    11-11-2022 | We have a Democratic Congresswoman! The 2022 midterms prove cable news pundits are just talking out of their **ses. (And a very happy Veterans Day to our vets.) More at http://proleftpod.com.Support the show:PayPal | …
  • No Fair Remembering Stuff 4: David Brooks Part 3

    Nov 8, 2022, 12:00 pm By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    11-08-2022 | We continue our multi-part series on David Brooks. Support the show at https://patreon.com/proleftpod, and thank you! More at http://proleftpod.com.Support the show:PayPal |  https://paypal.me/proleftpodcastPatreon |…
  • Ep 674: Media Returns to 'Both Sides Do It' Safe Space

    Nov 3, 2022, 6:00 pm By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    11-04-2022 | From Andrea Mitchell to David Axelrod to The Bulwark, it's "both sides do it!" in the face of a violent attack on the Pelosi's. Really. More at http://proleftpod.comSupport the show:PayPal |  https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/proleftpodcastPatreon…
  • No Fair Remembering Stuff 3: David Brooks Part 2

    Nov 1, 2022, 4:00 pm By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    11-01-2022 | Part two where we remember David Brooks. This time:  The Bush Years.  More at http://proleftpod.com. Support the show:PayPal |  https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/proleftpodcastPatreon | https://www.patreon.com/proleftpodSupport the show
  • Ep 673: Happy Birthday Driftglass and Midterms Sanity Saving

    Oct 27, 2022, 6:00 pm By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    10-28-2022 | It's the 62nd trip around the Sun for Driftglass, while later in the week, Blue Gal celebrates her 18th blogiversary. Driftglass notes that for Michael Gerson and other never-Trumpers, "The Road to Damascus" ended ten years ago. Our election…
  • No Fair Remembering Stuff 2: David Brooks Part 1

    Oct 25, 2022, 1:00 pm By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    Driftglass' favorite "No Fair Remembering"!!! It's time for a multi-part podcast about everything David Brooks has written over his long career, and how wrong he's been. And the fascinating way Brooks is just like Donald Trump. More at http://proleftpod.com…
  • Ep 672: The Republican Elite Hates Republicans

    Oct 20, 2022, 7:00 pm By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    10-21-2022 | Lying, gaslighting, and exploiting: it's what the Republican elite does TO the rank and file of their own party. Also, Durham fails to Benghazi, or does he? And we look back ten years ago when we podcasted about a different, yet similar, election…
  • Ep 671: Our Trip Through 'Real America'

    Oct 13, 2022, 7:00 pm By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    10-14-2022 | We drove from Central Illinois to Eastern Colorado last week, through Missouri and Kansas, so we talk for 20 minutes or so about that. Also: 18:10 Herschel Walker and Republicans21:59 No Fair Remembering David Brooks 2012 24:16 J6 HearingsAnd a…
  • No Fair Remembering Stuff 1: Katie Abram

    Oct 3, 2022, 8:00 pm By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    Driftglass and Blue Gal in a new Tuesday venture! We'll be doing some practice runs and if we get enough Patreons, we'll do this second mini-episode weekly starting January 2023. https://www.patreon.com/proleftpod to support our efforts.This week, we talk…
  • Ep 670: Stopping Drugs At the Border Is a GOOD Thing

    Sep 29, 2022, 7:00 pm By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    9-30-2022 | We can't understand why Republican members of Congress freak out in public over border patrol and customs actually doing their job well. Also, teens are increasingly opting for birth control implants, why Arizona is weird, and of course, our…
  • Ep 669 This Podcast is Declassified, In Your Mind

    Sep 22, 2022, 7:00 pm By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    All you have to do is THINK about declassifying this podcast, and you'll be all set.  Also did you hear Joe Biden drove right by Tish James Tower, er, I mean, Trump Tower?  More at proleftpod.com Become a Patron at https://patreon.com/proleftpodSupport the…
  • Ep 668: Mike Pillow's Phone!

    Sep 15, 2022, 6:00 pm By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    9-16-2022 | They took Mike Lindell's phoooonnnee! This and we look back ten years ago to what was going on in politics and media the week Driftglass moved from Chicago to Springfield, Illinois. It may (not) surprise you! More at http://proleftpod.comBecome a…
  • Ep 667: 'All You Fascists Are Bound To Lose'

    Sep 8, 2022, 8:00 pm By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    9-9-2022 | Steve Bannon in handcuffs, Tina Peters gets served. Driftglass has strong opinions on The Lincoln Project's Fox ad, and... Pumpkin Spice? (Listen to the end for that.) It's a long show to thank you for your Patreon donations! Become a Patron at…
  • Ep 666: Well Isn't That Special?

    Sep 1, 2022, 7:00 pm By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    The timeline is shortening for Mango Mussolini. The power of a picture, Palin loses, and we have a very important question for you, our listeners. Please become a patron at Patreon.com/proleftpod.More at http://proleftpod.com.Support the show…
  • Ep 665: Wrong Judge, Donald

    Aug 25, 2022, 7:00 pm By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    Trump goes judge shopping, Rick Scott goes on a yacht, and Joe Biden goes and does student loan forgiveness. Who won the week? We know. More at http://proleftpod.com.Support the show (https://www.paypal.me/proleftpodcast)Write us at…
  • Ep 664: Media Fails and Let's Go Yang-ing

    Aug 18, 2022, 8:00 pm By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    It's our 11th wedding anniversary!Driftglass comes up with some get-rich ideas based on the grifting from Andrew Yang and The Lincoln Project. Plus the week's firehose of news feels like a year's worth. More at http://proleftpod.comSupport the show…
  • Ep 663: The Warrant, The Witch, and The Wardrobe

    Aug 11, 2022, 7:00 pm By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    Biden's stock is going up, and Mango Mussolini's is going down, but MAGA doth protest, loudly. Meanwhile "independent constitutional conservatives" raise their hands again, and Driftglass has some thoughts about the DC Book Industry. More at…
  • Ep 662: Yes We Kansas!

    Aug 4, 2022, 8:00 pm By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    Driftglass got a BIG surprise retweet. Alex Jones roasted, but it's all about his podcast benjamins, which included days, DAYS, where he made $800,000. A big win in Kansas is a game changer for the midterms. And does Charlie Sykes have a split personality, or…
  • Ep 661: The Forward Party? Really?

    Jul 28, 2022, 7:00 pm By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    We are pretty sure we've seen this grift movie before! Live Premiere at https://youtu.be/3oYbI75OKyQMore at http://proleftpod.comSupport the show (https://www.paypal.me/proleftpodcast)Write us at proleftpodcast@gmail.com.REVIEW US ON APPLE PODCASTS -…
  • Ep 660: Phone Banking, Tim Miller, and The Kraken

    Jul 21, 2022, 6:00 pm By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    We phone banked this week, listened to Tim Miller's book, and found out a certain wingnut is practically a neighbor. More at http://proleftpod.comSupport the show (https://www.paypal.me/proleftpodcast)Write us at proleftpodcast@gmail.com.REVIEW US ON APPLE…
  • Ep 659: Happy Birthday Bluegal!

    Jul 14, 2022, 8:00 pm By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    July 16 is Bluegal/Fran's birthday! Takeaways from the seventh January 6 hearing. Driftglass takes over the bible b*tch to take on Psalm 137 as literature and (political) lesson. Bluegal wonders how "everybody knows" right wing militia were ready for Civil…
  • Ep 658: Liz Cheney Should Switch Parties

    8:00pm By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    The tragedy in Highland Park has Bluegal hugging her kids tight. Washington will tone police Biden no matter what he says. A local Republican race does not go as planned, and gives a glimmer of hope. And good news from Senate Democrats? Really? More at…
  • Ep 657: Roe, Cassidy Hutchison, and the Illinois Primary

    Jun 30, 2022, 8:00 pm By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    The end of Roe has us chopping wood and carrying water, probably for the rest of our lives but we're committed to that. J6 is a surprise bombshell on several levels, and we vote in the Illinois Democratic Primary. More at http://proleftpod.comSupport the show…
  • Ep 656: Trump Chumps and Scotus

    Jun 23, 2022, 7:00 pm By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    Republicans are hella mad at the J6 Hearings making them look like chumps. Election workers are heroes. SCOTUS is already stacked by dark money, we need to UNstack the courts. More at http://proleftpod.comSupport the show…

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