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John Fetterman For Lt Governor- His “No Label” Approach, Fighting for what is Right, and Sheetz v Wawa (S2.1)

At Demfest, the North Central Caucus of the PA Democratic Party, we enjoyed a long sit-down with John Fetterman, candidate for Lt. Governor. Make sure you register to vote! John and our crew sat down by a lovely creek and covered this time in our politics, the weirdness for John of being attacked from the…

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Democrats Reorganize, Harrisburg Happenings, North Korea What? L Bug 12

Tears in Singapore – Lightning Bug 12 Democrats Reorganize, Harrisburg Happenings, North Korea What?  

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Eagles & Waffles – Lightning Bug 11

Eagles & Waffles – Lightning Bug 11 Taylor’s Story, Blue Lift, Eagles, Porter, Kids at the Border Picture image.  

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Formal Ware, Flood Wall, DemFEST – Lightning Bug 10

Formal Ware, Flood Wall, DemFEST – Lightning Bug 10 Toni’s Story, WTF Roseanne, DemFest Preview Picture source.

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Origin Stories (LB 9)

Origin Stories Local Politics, Stories, Poor People’s Campaign, DemFest DemFest Tickets:https://www.eventbrite.com/e/demfest-2018-tickets-45907549717

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Spotlight Blues (Lightning Bug 8)

Spotlight Blues – Lightning Bug 8 Primary results, local races, 9th congressional district, low voter turnout, Barletta’s outside money. Barletta fund-raising numbers from Open Secrets: https://www.opensecrets.org/members-of-congress/geography?cid=N00025495&cycle=2018  Image shows how much of his money comes from out-of-state.

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Crystal Balls, Crumhorns, and Coalition Fallout (ep40)

We start with a discussion of what the changes at Wellstone Action mean for organizing, conversations about justice, and coalition-building.  Dwayne “Spyke” shows us his wicked renaissance instrument collection including the Crumhorn, and we offer up some predictions about the PA Primaries for state-wide and also the 12th and 9th congressional primaries.Our opinions are our…

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Williamsport Debate PA 12th (ep36)

THis episode took awhile to construct.  We had some audio problems with the debate portion.  Taylor and I ventured up to Williamsport, the second largest city in the 12th to hear Judy Herschel and Marc Freidenberg debate at an event organized by the Lycoming County Progressives! This episode starts with our post-debate chat on the…

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A Thorn in their Side (Lightning Bug 7)

“A celebration of progressive politics in rural PA…”  Dwayne and Jess discuss 1) KKK Flyers and the ethics of how to reprint it, 2) Daryl Metcalfe, perpetual candidate for worst state legislator ever, and his role in blocking Amazon coming to PA and his opponent Dan Smith  (also, coverage of Metcalfe’s Two primary opponents )…

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