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  • Ep 476 Trump's Terrible Twos (The Trump Shutdown Continues)

    Fri 12:00am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    A wild week framed by the New York Times story that the FBI investigated Trump as a Russian asset, and the Buzzsprout report that Trump told Michael Cohen to lie to Congress. And so much in between. The Trump Shutdown continues... More at ProLeftPod.com.REVIEW…
  • EP 475 Our Ninth Anniversary Show

    Jan 11, 2019, 12:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    We've been podcasting for 9 years, so we look back at an abbreviated (by Blue Gal) list (by Driftglass) of the past 9 years. You can read the whole list at Driftglass's blog. More at ProLeftPod.com.REVIEW US ON iTUNES | BUY OFFICIAL PROLEFT MERCH…
  • Ep 474 ITMFA and a BOLO

    Jan 4, 2019, 8:00 pm By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    A Congresswoman shows her anger, and what it's about. We talk liberal anger versus conservative anger, and why the beltway press is totally comfortable with one of them. David Brooks blames "partisanship" and Chris Hayes makes a resolution we will help him…
  • Ep 473:Prague Spring

    Dec 28, 2018, 5:00 pm By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    Whoops there was a cell phone bounce in Prague. Trump went to a battleground despite his now-proven-to-be-fake bone spurs. And DG and BG visit the St. Louis Art Museum and come back with stories and truth. More at ProLeftPod.com.REVIEW US ON iTUNES | BUY…
  • Ep 472 All Hail President Limbaugh

    Dec 21, 2018, 9:00 pm By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    “Trump Resign” is trending.  Mattis Resigned, there’s zero function at Trump’s White House. The Magnitsky act is everything -- the sanctions are everything. More at ProLeftPod.com.REVIEW US ON iTUNES | BUY OFFICIAL PROLEFT MERCH…
  • Ep 471: The Smocking Gun!

    Dec 14, 2018, 8:00 pm By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    We didn’t know that Mick Mulvaney would be named Chief of Staff when we recorded this podcast Friday afternoon, but Driftglass’s description that any Trump COS will be “Newt Gingrich but not as smart” proved accurate no matter what. So many of…
  • Ep 470: Dang You Friday News Dump!

    Dec 7, 2018, 7:00 pm By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    Recorded BEFORE we had any news from Mueller, dang it. Citizens United allows wealthy mob bosses to run Republican governments. Driftglass offers the definition of “access journalism,” and is the internet maturing, or showing signs of exhaustion, by…
  • Ep 469 -- Stupid Watergate Becomes Stupid Godfather

    Nov 30, 2018, 7:00 pm By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    The Cohen bombshell is something everyone should have seen coming since the Republican Convention of 2016. Climate Change is real but doesn’t have to be paralyzing. And kids are the future when they stand up to racism at school. More at ProLeftPod.com.REVIEW…
  • Ep 468: Put the Ladder Down, but Burn the Lifeboats

    Nov 23, 2018, 8:00 pm By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    Happy Thanksgiving weekend! We talk about helping smaller podcasters (and recommend that bigger podcasters than us do the same). Also, burn the lifeboats for never-Trumpers profiting from being wrong, and those who want a free pass from supporting Trump (it's…
  • Ep 467 Team Pelosi With An Asterisk

    Nov 16, 2018, 6:00 pm By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    We've got career advice for Nancy Pelosi?   Sure!  Also what we've learned from Ta-Nahisi Coates, why Blue Gal knits so much, and how Driftglass is "awarding" those who block him on Twitter. More at ProLeftPod.com.REVIEW US ON iTUNES | BUY OFFICIAL PROLEFT…
  • Ep 466 After Elections, Chop Wood Carry Water (Part Infinity)

    Nov 9, 2018, 7:00 pm By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    Dedicated to our dear departed friend Vegas Jessie.  We go over the victories and treasure what we learned campaigning even in those races we lost. Onward! More at ProLeftPod.com.REVIEW US ON iTUNES | BUY OFFICIAL PROLEFT MERCH…
  • Ep 465 SPECIAL Pre-Election Episode: Both Sides Don't!

    Nov 2, 2018, 12:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    Driftglass and Blue Gal share some of the reasons Both Sides Don't and encourage all their listeners to get out the vote!  More at ProLeftPod.com.REVIEW US ON iTUNES | BUY OFFICIAL PROLEFT MERCH…
  • Ep 464: Newt Gingrich is the Original MAGA 'Bomber'

    Oct 26, 2018, 12:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    We remember that Newt Gingrich started throwing bombs long before actual bombs became a thing against Democrats and the media.  And it turns out the MAGAbomber is Fox News's core demographic, so they've got that going for them.  More at…
  • Ep 463 - Ignore The Noise and DG Attends a Debate

    Fri 12:00am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    For the next three weeks, the sound and fury of right wing distraction and nonsense will be rising all around you.  Ignore it and focus on the fundamentals.   Driftglass attended a congressional debate and tells us all about it, and then comes up with a…
  • Ep 462 Taylor Swift-Boating

    Oct 12, 2018, 12:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    Trump distracts with Kanye but we skip that insanity (literal) to talk about voter suppression, because it appears to be 1963 again in Georgia and Texas.  DG goes after Michael Gerson and Glenn Beck.  And we send our best wishes to the victims of Hurricane…
  • Ep 461: Let’s Get To Work, Dangit!

    Oct 5, 2018, 12:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    On a day when it appears the Kavanaugh Nomination will pass, Youngest Child has learned that doing her school work improves her grades. Can we Democrats learn the same lesson? Get out the vote at all costs! More at ProLeftPod.com.REVIEW US ON iTUNES | BUY…
  • Ep 460: They wanted Liberal tears and Liberal tears will drown them.

    Sep 28, 2018, 12:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    Lindsey Graham, Crisis Actor. The Kavanaugh meanness points to the abuser who is UNQUALIFIED to sit on the high court. Everyone has a survivor story to tell. More at ProLeftPod.com.REVIEW US ON iTUNES | BUY OFFICIAL PROLEFT MERCHCONTACT USThe Professional…
  • Ep 459 The Kavanaugh Disaster and The Whale in the Dumpster

    Sep 21, 2018, 12:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    Kavanaugh and Company in the Trump White House fail to not appear guilty. Senator Hirono teaches Washington a special word. Women didn't choose this war, but we're gonna finish it. More at ProLeftPod.com.REVIEW US ON iTUNES | BUY OFFICIAL PROLEFT…
  • Ep 458 The Pompeii Ideas Festival

    Sep 14, 2018, 12:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    Nevermind the smoke flowing from the volcanos and wildfires, the hurricane bearing down on the Atlantic coast, or the so-called president who truly needs a 25th Amendment intervention, we’ve got to hold a live celebrity discussion panel where the left and…
  • Ep 457 Wingnut Agnosia

    Sep 7, 2018, 12:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    Wingnuts lack the power of memory, but get lots and lots of Karma this week. More at ProLeftPod.com.REVIEW US ON ITUNES | SPORT OUR SWAG!CONTACT USThe Professional Left Podcast…
  • Ep 456 President von Hindenburg is Dead

    Aug 31, 2018, 12:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    John McCain was no saint but was likely the last lockbolt against Republicans going full fascist. Aretha Franklin’s funeral shows where the moral center of the country is right now. And the Trump administration is taking away citizenship from Americans…
  • Ep 455 Indicted and Unindicted Co-Conspirators

    Aug 24, 2018, 12:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    The Republican President is an unindicted co-conspirator. Republicans hate women. Duncan Hunter throwing his wife under the bus and Donald Trump's crimes directly connected to him treating his wives like sh#t. Ron Fournier is back writing an infomercial for…
  • Ep 454 Take Our Security Clearance, Please!

    Aug 17, 2018, 12:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    Jeanne Pirro says take away Hillary Clinton's security clearance. Please take away ours! More at ProLeftPod.com.REVIEW US ON ITUNESCONTACT US, SUPPORT US, and READ OUR BLOGS…
  • Ep 453 Rock the Vote, Ditch the Crocs (also, ditch White Supremacy)

    Aug 10, 2018, 12:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    We hear from a listener who wants more GOTV, and can you believe the amount of corruption in one administration? Hope Hicks went on Air Force One, not even the tarmac! And Blue Gal reads actual titles from another podcast you won’t buhlieve. More at…
  • Ep 452 Nothing Covered That Shall Not Be Revealed...

    Aug 3, 2018, 12:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    It's all coming out. Russia, Manafort, totalitarianism in the Republican Party. Burn the lifeboats, no rebranding for the Republican Party, even into that Q-tip-non nonsense. More at ProLeftPod.com.REVIEW US ON ITUNESCONTACT US, SUPPORT US, and READ OUR BLOGS…
  • Ep 451 Driftglass in Twitter Jail and Other News

    Jul 27, 2018, 12:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    Driftglass wound up in Twitter Jail for a while but he's out now on personal recognizance? More of the week's news and a rant about why this awful person is still in office, not to mention Jim Jordan. More at ProLeftPod.com.REVIEW US ON ITUNESCONTACT US,…
  • Ep 450: Trumpers love Russians Because They’re “White”

    12:00am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    The Republican party follows Trump down the pro-Russia sewer. Why? It’s about racism, fascism, and misogyny, same as it ever was. More at ProLeftPod.com.REVIEW US ON ITUNESCONTACT US, SUPPORT US, and READ OUR BLOGS…
  • Ep 449: Throw Away Your Sushi? Stay Healthy in the Trump Era.

    Jul 13, 2018, 12:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    A very bad week for Republicans. The Peter Strzok hearings, Donald Trump's disastrous attack on NATO, and the Russian indictments. How to stay healthy when you feel the world is going to sh*t. And what breaks Driftglass's heart in a personal, professional…
  • Ep 448 The Second President of the Confederacy

    Jul 6, 2018, 12:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    Trump is the second President of the Confederacy. This podcast is NOT brought to you by "Hello Fascist" - boxed meals for Republican enablers and traitors who can't eat dinner out. More at ProLeftPod.com.REVIEW US ON ITUNESCONTACT US, SUPPORT US, and READ OUR…
  • Ep 447 After SCOTUS, Chop Wood, Carry Water, Part Infinity

    Jun 29, 2018, 12:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    We've got work to do! Deep breath, set despair aside, and prepare like hell for the midterms, including the #FamiliesBelongTogether March this weekend. Also RIP Harlan Ellison. More at ProLeftPod.com.REVIEW US ON ITUNESCONTACT US, SUPPORT US, and READ OUR…