Out d’Coup | Comey Craziness; DeVos Booed at Commencement; AU Student Protest; NY Going Single-Payer?; Wagner Investigation; Criminalizing Pipeline Protests; Perry and Smucker Protested; & More!
It’s Friday, May 12, 2017. Welcome to Raging Chicken’s Out d’Coup podcast. I am Kevin Mahoney, editor and founder of Raging Chicken Press. Each week I talk to our Capitol muckraker-in-chief, Sean Kitchen, about the good, the bad, and the ugly in state and national politics.
What the…????? Oh, nevermind, just another week in Trumplandia. Comey Craziness as Our Supreme Ruler fires the head of the FBI. Whitehouse Press Secretary Scott Spicer holds “no cameras” press conference in the dark from the bushes. Betsy DeVos gets the reception she deserves at the commencement address at Florida historically black college. American University students rise up against white-supremacists. NJ Congressman Tom MacArthur is home to face the music for being THE GUY who stripped out pre-existing conditions out of GOP ACA repeal. NY State may go single-payer. West Virginia reporter arrested for asking Tom Price questions.
Scott Wagner getting investigated for assaulting cameraman as he launches ad proclaiming he will be the next Governor. Is Sean Kitchen a tracker? Pipeline legislation proposed by Scott Martin and Mike Regan seek to make pipeline protests a class 2 felony. New body camera legislation throws roadblocks for citizens. Major protests at the offices of Scott Perry and Lloyd Smucker. What’s up with the Philly District Attorney race ahead of Tuesday’s primary. Planned Parenthood Keystone to hold an awesome celebration and fundraiser on June 11 at the Allentown Brew Works. We’ll be there. Will you?
And Melissa McCarthy goes out for a spin on Sean Spicer’s podium through the streets of NYC. This week’s SNL looks to be must-see-TV. Plus our weekly beer recs from PA’s craft beer scene!
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Music in the second break: “The Resistance,” by Invisible World. Play and download their song HERE. Donations support Planned Parenthood and the Midwest Music Foundation.