Sunday Talking Heads: November 30, 2014

By: Sunday November 30, 2014 2:00 am

Good morning, amigo mios.

A lot of talk today about Ferguson MO, which is good. Too bad some of these guests aren’t invited on to talk about more than race-related issues. Also, who’s interested in Rudy Guiliani’s take anyway?

 

Sunday Talking Heads: November 16, 2014

By: Sunday November 16, 2014 2:00 am

Buongiorno!

CNN’s Reliable Sources is covering the happenings in Ferguson MO, Melissa Harris-Perry hasn’t posted her syllabus yet but she’ll be covering that as well. Sen. Al Franken visits Candy Crowley to talk net neutrality, what he calls “the free speech issue of our time.” There’s also a net neutrality segment on CSPAN’s Washington Journal, there should be more. Otherwise it’s The President vs the GOP – which has been going on since January 20, 2009 as you all know. Also the fighting ISIS. Blowback, it’s a bitch. If only we went solar+ years ago, the world would be a better place all over.

Sunday Talking Heads: November 9, 2014

By: Sunday November 9, 2014 2:00 am

Buenos Dias.

Bob Schieffer interviews President Obama in the Oval Office and then has George W. Bush on to sell his book about his father. This seems like some kind of protocol offense to me.

Sunday Talking Heads: October 19, 2014

By: Sunday October 19, 2014 2:00 am

Good morning, who scrambled the eggs?

Ebola, Ebola, Ebola. We won’t have CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden to kick around today, but Dr. Anthony Fauci does the Full Ginsburg for the administration. Marsha Blackburn (CBS) and Ted Cruz (CNN) think we are at real risk from Ebola-laden illegal West Africans sneakily making their way to Mexico (and Canada, even sneakilyer) to swarm our borders and kill us all with their influenza’d ebolas; these are not serious people to discuss the merits of a travel ban from the affected West African countries. Interestingly, Fox News booked Rep. Tim Murphy (R-PA) for a more sensible point of view, as well as Dr. Michael Osterholm who is Director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy at the University of Minnesota. Osterholm rightly believes the urgency is in West Africa. Bob Schieffer did schedule a knowledgeable group of medical people for his roundtable.

Sunday Talking Heads: October 12, 2014

By: Sunday October 12, 2014 2:00 am

Good morning. Yes, Ebola and ISIS this week, with Election 2014 as well.

As an antidote to these Sunday Talking Heads, you can visit all national wildlife refuges for free today. Find one near you.

Sunday Talking Heads: October 5, 2014

By: Sunday October 5, 2014 2:00 am

Good morning.

Ebola tops all all the talk shows this morning now that it’s reached America. I’m firmly in the travel restrictions camp for people coming from affected/infected areas. As evidenced in Dallas this week, we are not prepared to handle an outbreak. We don’t even know what to do with the medical waste, but don’t worry, we’re on it. Watching officials bumbling and fumbling and stumbling around does not inspire confidence, or trust. And that trust and confidence is essential because there will be other cases. Now that you’ve seen us in action, do you think we can contain them? “Don’t worry, I got this,” yeah right.

Sunday Talking Heads: September 28, 2014

By: Sunday September 28, 2014 2:00 am

It’s Morningtime! The pancakes will be up in a jiff.

All ISIS on the shows today, nary a mention of The Peoples Climate Mega-March or any kind of UN convocation that may or may not have taken place this week concerning the future of the planet. But tomorrow’s another day, right Scarlet?

Chuck Todd is winning the Village market and gets the weekend off. And Steve Kroft interviews President Barack Obama for tonight’s 60 Minutes.

There’s no Movie Night Monday, but bmaz will be here with Dahlia Lithwick this afternoon for Book Salon with Erwin Chemerinsky, The Case Against the Supreme Court.

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