PROGRESSIVE POLITICAL COMMENTARY: “The Bell Sisters, Ding and Dong (Sarah Palin and Michele Bachmann), Hilariously Explain Why They Think Trump Won” / The Humanist Report / Mike Figueredo ☮

By now many people have put forth reasons as to why they think Hillary Clinton was defeated by Donald Trump. Perhaps the best explanation comes from Sarah Palin and Michele Bachmann, who utilize a more… um, unorthodox—I guess you can say—type of rationale to explain why Trump won. It’s so stupid it’s hilarious!

PROGRESSIVE POLITICAL COMMENTARY: “Veterans Heading to North Dakota to Protect Citizens from Criminal Cops” / The Jimmy Dore Show / Jimmy Dore ☮

Led by Marine and former Baltimore Sargent Michael A Wood Jr and Wes Clark Jr, veteran and son of General Wesley Clark, a group of veterans are traveling to North Dakota in order to stand with water protectors against the police who are committing state-sanctioned violence in defense of corporate profits.

PROGRESSIVE POLITICAL COMMENTARY: “What If the Cops Attack? ‘They’ll Have to Kill Me’ Veterans to Stand with DAPL Protesters” / The Jimmy Dore Show / Jimmy Dore ☮

Led by veteran and former Baltimore Sargent Michael A Wood Jr and Wes Clark Jr, veteran and son of General Wesley Clark, a group of veterans are traveling to North Dakota in order to stand with water protectors against the police who are committing state-sanctioned violence in defense of corporate profits.

PROGRESSIVE POLITICAL COMMENTARY: “The Dakota Access Pipeline isn’t Just About Oil” / The Jimmy Dore Show / Jimmy Dore ☮

Robert F Kennedy visited the Dakota Access Pipeline protests and pointed out an ominous truth about why the fossil fuel industry is so desperate to build pipelines.

FOR-PROFIT CREDENTIAL: “John McCain Tears into Reporters Who Exposed Deceptive Recruiting at University of Phoenix “/ Democracy Now! / Amy Goodman ☮

 At an Armed Services Committee hearing on Wednesday, Senator John McCain attacked reporting by our guest, Aaron Glantz, on the University of Phoenix’s deceptive recruiting practices that prompted the Pentagon to put the for-profit school on probation for deceptive recruiting practices. The move was welcomed by consumer advocates and veterans groups. We air an excerpt of the report for Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting and get Glantz’s response.