Author Archives: Arthur

2PP030 – 21 May 2010

After special days, we talk a bit about Pride 48, a podcasting marathon Arthur is the host of this year. 2Political is being played along with other recorded podcasts. Then we talk about the results from recent primary elections. The … Continue reading

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2PP029 – 5 May 2010

We begin with the Arizona law targeting illegal Hispanic immigrants. That leads to a discussion of some of the aspects of illegal immigration that get ignored. That leads on to a wider chat about immigration reform—the way to move beyond … Continue reading

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2PP027 – 23 March 2010

The passage of the healthcare reform bill starts us off today, and we then move on to the politics that swirled around Washington, DC that weekend. The teabaggers are a topic. That movement was co-opted by corporate elites, turning it … Continue reading

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2PP026 – 12 March 2010

Special Days are back, and there’s an international aspect today. Then, we talk about passing healthcare reform through reconciliation, and that means talking about Republican hypocrisy Arthur names names, calling out the liars. Then we talk about America’s new McCarthy, … Continue reading

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2PP025 – 12 February 2010

Snow no! We start out talking about the big story in Washington, SNOW! Jason lived through it all and shares some of what he saw (and there’s more on his blog). We last recorded only hours before the State of … Continue reading

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2PP024 – 27 January 2010

We didn’t INTEND to be away so long, but life happens, you know? Today we start by talking about the Massachusetts special election before going into a discussion of how President Obama and the Democrats are doing. That means looking … Continue reading

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2PP023 – 31 December 2009

Today we wrap up the year and the decade. We talk about some big issues, some little ones, and we kid around. Pretty much the sort of thing we’ve done all year, in other words! Thanks for listening this year—have … Continue reading

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2PP022 – 12 December 2009

Special Days begin today’s podcast, then we talk about the Tennessee Mayor vs. Charlie Brown and how silly it is to think that anything done online is secret. From there, it’s a quick discussion of climate-change deniers. Is there an … Continue reading

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2PP021 – 19 November 2009

After special days, we look at the Sarah Palin book. That leads on to a discussion of the rightwing, which leads to a discussion of the problems the Republican party faces from its own right wing. From there it’s the … Continue reading

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2PP020 – 5 November 2009

Today we look at some of the results of the US elections. It was no referendum on President Obama or the Democrats, but there was a bit of a one against extremists who were trying to purge the Republican Party … Continue reading

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