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We interview Stacy Sommerfield, the director of BVRA, about the chaos kicked up by the EBT supervisors’ decision to try to leave at the end of 2018.
Our favorite guest Barnstormer, the velvet-y bass and master organizer, Dwayne Heisler returns! We discuss framing and the PA-Dem party.
We interview folk hero, the craftiest activist around, professional gadfly, provocateur extraordinaire, and vegetarian, Gene Stilp. Photo credit: Vice article. “Meet the Guy Who Burns Confederate Flags at NASCAR Races.”
Chip finds a sound effect app on his phone and Taylor and Jordi start cringing. After a whirlwind of missed dates among your co-hosts, on Friday we finally coincided in one of our favorite recording spots: The CommunityZone.
We try out some costume ideas like our winning “Millard Filmore” costume. We reflect, but don’t celebrate, the Mueller indictments. And Taylor and Jordi report on candidates’ night.
In November 1990, 18-year old Jordi, a freshman at Carleton College, registered to vote at the polling place and voted for Paul Wellstone. “It’s been all worse choices since then,” he quips. We look back fondly and mournfully on Senator Paul Wellstone’s legacy, fifteen years to the day he, his wife Sheila, daughter Marcia, and three...
Taylor tracks down a DNC member, Genevieve Williams, from Missouri’s 7th congressional district. Genevieve ran and lost n the primary in 2014 and then won a three-way primary in 2016 before losing to Billy Long who has NEVER HAD A TOWN HALL, she tells us. Like the Barnstormers, Genevieve loves heartland America and progressive values. ...
The whole gang (Chip, Taylor, Jordi) enjoy talking to Mike Crossey, candidate for congress in PA-18 (the fightin’ 18th!). Mike is an affable candidate with loads of experience in education, unions, and local governance. Mike discusses the special joys and challenges of running for the special election in March after Congressman Tim Murphy resigned following...
“Post production is the button that says publish.” We revisit our stellar production values, drink some Scotch, and discuss Tom Marino’s rapid fall from Trumpian grace. How cheap is a Congressperson? What kinds of sources does Chip have? Will Chris Carney, former Congressman run? How strong is Judy Herschel? Will Rick Mirabito run (Lycoming County Commissioner)?...
Our second foray. Still figuring out format. Chip talks about his adventures with Gene Stilp burning a hybrid CSA-Nazi flag. We discuss the Alabama race between Moore and Strange as well as the NFL flag controversy. Chip drops some knowledge about the anthem, and he is RIGHT despite some in-studio doubters. Chip doubts need to...
Still trying to figure out our name, we also cover other stuff and invite Dwayne Heisler, special friend of the show, on. We discuss Las Vegas shooting. Chip calls people “punks.” We breakdown the annual Lewisburg solidarity rally. Tim Murphy vies for hypocrite of the year award. Food is eaten and liquor drunk.