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Posted in: Radio Show
Sunday Jul 28, 2013

LiberaOasis Radio Show Signing Off

I'm sad to say that we are announcing the end of the LiberalOasis Radio Show podcast. Traci's increasing workload made it impossible for her to continue, and I concluded a solo show would just bore you to tears. But if...
Posted by Bill Scher on Jul 28, 2013 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Jul 13, 2013

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: The Hangout Edition

Why Bill won't read "This Town, why immigration reform will pass and why women athletes are actually athletes. You can download the podcast at these links: (iTunes / XML feed / MP3). Or watch us on the YouTube machine! Click...
Posted by Bill Scher on Jul 13, 2013 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Jun 29, 2013

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: The One With Reagan and the Tabasco Bottle

Bill & Traci continue to excerise their constitutional rights. Conservatives somehow believe emergency contraception helps pedophiles. Misogynists can't shut up, or find dates. You can download the podcast at these links: (iTunes / XML feed / MP3). Or watch us...
Posted by Bill Scher on Jun 29, 2013 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Jun 15, 2013

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: They're Not Watching You Edition

Bill & Traci continue to excerise their constitutional rights. Conservatives somehow believe emergency contraception helps pedophiles. Misogynists can't shut up, or find dates. You can download the podcast at these links: (iTunes / XML feed / MP3). Or watch us...
Posted by Bill Scher on Jun 15, 2013 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Jun 8, 2013

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Rand in Absentia Edition

Rand Paul is forced to contend with Bill on Twitter. And Traci returns with the Stabby Five! You can download the podcast at these links: (iTunes / XML feed / MP3). Or watch us on the YouTube machine! Click here...
Posted by Bill Scher on Jun 8, 2013 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday May 25, 2013

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Natural Conservative Disaster Edition

Special guest co-host Jaz Tupelo brings the Stabby Five! You can download the podcast at these links: (iTunes / XML feed / MP3). Or watch us on the YouTube machine! Click here to subscribe to our YouTube channel....
Posted by Bill Scher on May 25, 2013 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Friday May 17, 2013

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Conspiracy Theory Corner

Traci and Bill review the so-called scandals Republicans are wasting their time on. You can download the podcast at these links: (iTunes / XML feed / MP3). Or watch us on the YouTube machine! Click here to subscribe to our...
Posted by Bill Scher on May 17, 2013 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday May 11, 2013

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Theory of Math Edition

We explore the mathematical theory that the raising of taxes somehow has managed to reduce our budget deficit. And we chronicle the pathetic attempts of the House Republican to come up with an excuse to take the debt limit hostage...
Posted by Bill Scher on May 11, 2013 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Friday May 3, 2013

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Post-Ablutionary Sex Edition

After a week off, Traci feels extra stabby. Bill tries to talk slowly. Why Rand Paul could be the next, and last, GOP nominee. And too much information about Ronald Reagan. You can download the podcast at these links: (iTunes...
Posted by Bill Scher on May 3, 2013 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Apr 20, 2013

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Horrible Week Edition

Traci and Bill discuss the very bad events of the week. You can download the podcast at these links: (iTunes / XML feed / MP3). Or watch us on the YouTube machine! Click here to subscribe to our YouTube channel....
Posted by Bill Scher on Apr 20, 2013 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Friday Apr 12, 2013

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Black History with Rand Paul Edition

Will Rand Paul's cluelessness ever stop being hilarious? What the hell is Chained CPI? Traci and Bill duel over "Accidental Racist." And in Bill's story time, when Reagan met Maggie. You can download the podcast at these links: (iTunes /...
Posted by Bill Scher on Apr 12, 2013 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Friday Apr 5, 2013

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: You're Not Helping Edition

Traci Olsen returns with the Stabby Five. Social conservatives have a hard time accepting that they're the problem. Plus, Calvin Coolidge story time! You can download the podcast at these links: (iTunes / XML feed / MP3). Or watch us...
Posted by Bill Scher on Apr 5, 2013 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Mar 30, 2013

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Interview with the Daily Caller's Matt Lewis

Conservative Matt Lewis of the Daily Caller enters the LiberalOasis to discuss the future of conservatism and the Republican Party. You can download the podcast at these links: (iTunes / XML feed / MP3). Or watch us on the YouTube...
Posted by Bill Scher on Mar 30, 2013 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Friday Mar 22, 2013

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Steubenville Stabby Edition

Traci has a few things to say about the Steubenville case. Bill defends Harry Reid's handling of gun control legislation. We laugh and laugh at the RNC. Plus, History Story Time -- Blood on the Teddy Roosevelt Campaign Trail! You...
Posted by Bill Scher on Mar 22, 2013 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Thursday Mar 14, 2013

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: How Rand Played Everybody Edition

The story you won't hear anywhere else: How Rand Paul never really disagreed with President Obama and Attorney General Holder about drones. You can download the podcast at these links: (iTunes / XML feed / MP3). Or watch us on...
Posted by Bill Scher on Mar 14, 2013 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Friday Mar 8, 2013

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Don't Stand With Rand Edition

Why you will not be killed by drone while sipping your latte in a cafe. Why Obama doesn't mind the sequester. And why Boehner is a liar. You can download the podcast at these links: (iTunes / XML feed /...
Posted by Bill Scher on Mar 8, 2013 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Friday Mar 1, 2013

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Sequestered But Not Filibustered Edition

We lament Bob Woodward, Seth MacFarlane and Aerosmith, but praise Harry Reid and the Modern Lovers. Plus, a very Stabby Five. You can download the podcast at these links: (iTunes / XML feed / MP3). Or watch us on the...
Posted by Bill Scher on Mar 1, 2013 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Friday Feb 22, 2013

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: First Step, Admit You Have a Problem

Why are the Koch Brothers so sad? Why can't the Republicans get their sequester story straight? And story time with President Chester A. Arthur and his 14-course dinners! You can download the podcast at these links: (iTunes / XML feed...
Posted by Bill Scher on Feb 22, 2013 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Friday Feb 15, 2013

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: SOTU Week! Edition

Traci fails to summon the requisite enthusiasm for State of the Union Week, but Bill compensates. You can download the podcast at these links: (iTunes / XML feed / MP3). Or watch us on the YouTube machine! Click here to...
Posted by Bill Scher on Feb 15, 2013 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Thursday Feb 7, 2013

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: I Don't Think You Know What Sequester Means Edition

How the sequester is fracturing the GOP ... again. Why Karl Rove is taking on the Tea Party. Plus, Traci Olsen and the Stabby Five! You can download the podcast at these links: (iTunes / XML feed / MP3). Or...
Posted by Bill Scher on Feb 7, 2013 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Friday Feb 1, 2013

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Dawning of the Obama Era Edition

Can Hillary or Biden ensure the Obama Era lasts for a generation? What tough compromise might be needed to win immigration reform? And why Chris Christie hasn't really changed. With Traci Olsen and the Stabby Five. You can download the...
Posted by Bill Scher on Feb 1, 2013 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Friday Jan 18, 2013

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Check Your Background Edition

Why the assault weapons ban, and the Golden Globes, are not all that. How we'd be spelling "dropped" if Teddy Roosevelt had his way. Plus, Traci Olsen and the Stabby Five! You can download the podcast at these links: (iTunes...
Posted by Bill Scher on Jan 18, 2013 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Friday Jan 11, 2013

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: How I Learned To Love The Cliff Deal Edition

The first show of 2013! Why Wal-Mart is the key to winning gun control. Why you should love the fiscal cliff deal. Plus, Traci Olsen and the Stabby Five! You can download the podcast at these links: (iTunes / XML...
Posted by Bill Scher on Jan 11, 2013 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Wednesday Dec 19, 2012

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Stabbiest Five Of 2012

The five stabbiest figures of the year, revealed! Plus, what any gun control measure needs, and Bill's fiscal cliff prediction! You can download the podcast at these links: (iTunes / XML feed / MP3). Or watch us on the YouTube...
Posted by Bill Scher on Dec 19, 2012 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Friday Dec 14, 2012

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Girl on Girl Action Edition

Guest co-host Jaz Tupelo joins Traci Olsen to talk Antonin Scalia, Jim DeMint, The Hobbit and more. You can download the podcast at these links: (iTunes / XML feed / MP3). Or watch us on the YouTube machine! Click here...
Posted by Bill Scher on Dec 14, 2012 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Dec 8, 2012

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: According To Plan Edition

Why the fiscal cliff talks may be going exactly as President Obama, and Speaker Boehner, intended. Will Ted Nugent be the guiding light of the Republican Party, or Sheldon Adelson? You can download the podcast at these links: (iTunes /...
Posted by Bill Scher on Dec 8, 2012 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Thursday Nov 29, 2012

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Obama the 3-D Chessmaster Edition

Traci Olsen and the Stabby Five return from Camp Twilight in Hollywood. How Obama is showing he's been playing three-dimensional chess when naysayers thought he was caving in. And why Republicans keep embarassing themselves over Libya. You can download the...
Posted by Bill Scher on Nov 29, 2012 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Thursday Nov 15, 2012

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Maximum Leverage Edition

How President Obama is owning yet another post-election legislative session. How the left is helping give Obama maximum leverage for the budget talks. How Libya is embarassing yet another Republican politician. How Romney is proving America made the right call....
Posted by Bill Scher on Nov 15, 2012 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Thursday Nov 8, 2012

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Mandate Edition

The 5 ways Obama ignored the critics and won. The 5 big mistakes Romney made. The 12 excuses conservatives made before Election Day. And the 3 things we don't want to hear for the next four years. You can download...
Posted by Bill Scher on Nov 8, 2012 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Wednesday Oct 31, 2012

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Final Pre-Election 2012 Edition

One last attempt at sanity before Election Day. Why Obama is the only bipartisan in this race. Why Romney and the Republicans are allergic to FEMA. You can download the podcast at these links: (iTunes / XML feed / MP3)....
Posted by Bill Scher on Oct 31, 2012 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Friday Oct 26, 2012

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Make Some Calls, Knock On Doors

Can Romney tie the Stabby Five record after the second debate? Plus, we take you on a journey of Romney's website in a desperate search for his jobs plan. You can download the podcast at these links: (iTunes / XML...
Posted by Bill Scher on Oct 26, 2012 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Friday Oct 19, 2012

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: The Hunt For Romney's Jobs Plan

Can Romney tie the Stabby Five record after the second debate? Plus, we take you on a journey of Romney's website in a desperate search for his jobs plan. You can download the podcast at these links: (iTunes / XML...
Posted by Bill Scher on Oct 19, 2012 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Friday Oct 12, 2012

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Dirty Sexy Warren G. Harding Edition

We tell Andrew Sullivan to shut it, Mitt Romney to abort it and Scott Brown to cover up. Plus, the dirty secrets of Warren G. Harding! You can download the podcast at these links: (iTunes / XML feed / MP3)....
Posted by Bill Scher on Oct 12, 2012 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Thursday Oct 4, 2012

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Romney Loses The Post-Debate (Plus, Interview With Jessica Valenti)

Bill Scher and Traci Olsen size up what Romney actually said at the first debate, and why it will sink him. Plus, Jessica Valenti, author of "Why Have Kids?", joins us to talk about the phony Mommy Wars and the...
Posted by Bill Scher on Oct 4, 2012 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Friday Sep 28, 2012

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Ladylike Edition

Traci Olsen brings a very ladylike Stabby Five. Plus, interviews with "Delirium: The Politics of Sex in America" author Nancy L. Cohen on Romney's gender gap and leadership expert Kathleen Schafer on Romney's shaky leadership. You can download the podcast...
Posted by Bill Scher on Sep 28, 2012 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Friday Sep 21, 2012

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Fine Line Between Stabby and Hilarity

Bill Scher and Traci Olsen laugh and laugh at Mitt Romney. Why Obama is winning on the issues. Why Republicans are stuck in a closed loop. You can download the podcast at these links: (iTunes / XML feed / MP3)....
Posted by Bill Scher on Sep 21, 2012 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Thursday Sep 6, 2012

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Charlotte Edition

Bill Scher reports from Charlotte as Elizabeth Warren cleanses Traci Olsen of all her week's stabby. You can download the podcast at these links: (iTunes / XML feed / MP3). Or you can simply listen below....
Posted by Bill Scher on Sep 6, 2012 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Sep 1, 2012

The Liberal Oasis Radio Show - Convention Intervention Edition

Guest co-host Jaz Tupelo joins Traci on the patio for drinks and a breakdown of the RNC having a breakdown. With special guest and bourbon specialist Katy Wight. You can download the podcast at these links: (iTunes / XML feed...
Posted by Bill Scher on Sep 1, 2012 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Aug 18, 2012

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: We Think Mitt Has Lost His Mind Edition

We make the case that the Ryan pick is evidence that Mitt Romney has lost his mind. Plus, Traci Olsen and the Stabby Five. You can download the podcast at these links: (iTunes / XML feed / MP3). Or you...
Posted by Bill Scher on Aug 18, 2012 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Friday Aug 10, 2012

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Obama Winning. On Issues.

How Obama has opened up a significant lead on Romney: with issues. Plus, Traci Olsen and the Stabby Five. You can download the podcast at these links: (iTunes / XML feed / MP3). Or you can simply listen below....
Posted by Bill Scher on Aug 10, 2012 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Jul 28, 2012

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Mandate Edition

How Obama is playing for a 2nd term mandate. Romney goes on a trip, and the world laughs. And how those terrifying Super PACs keep making lame ads. You can download the podcast at these links: (iTunes / XML feed...
Posted by Bill Scher on Jul 28, 2012 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Jul 14, 2012

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: The Stain of Bain Brings Pain To The Campaign

Traci Olsen returns with the Stabby Five, and the Romney campaign makes her job very easy. You can download the podcast at these links: (iTunes / XML feed / MP3). Or you can simply listen below....
Posted by Bill Scher on Jul 14, 2012 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Jul 7, 2012

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: How Liberals Win Edition

We discuss Bill Scher's New York Times oped "How Liberals Win," with guest co-host Jaz Tupelo. You can download the podcast at these links: (iTunes / XML feed / MP3). Or you can simply listen below....
Posted by Bill Scher on Jul 7, 2012 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Jun 30, 2012

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Special Non-Stabby Supreme Court Edition

We suspend the Stabby Five in honor of the Supreme Court's decision in National Federation of Independent Business v. Sebelius. And we discuss the possible reaction to the new New York Times oped from your loyal LiberalOasis Radio Show host....
Posted by Bill Scher on Jun 30, 2012 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Sunday Jun 24, 2012

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: The Weak and the Spurious

Why the GOP can't make anyone care about Operation Fast and Furious. Why Romney is only sharing his policy ideas with his donors. And what will be the new Stabby Five theme song?! You can download the podcast at these...
Posted by Bill Scher on Jun 24, 2012 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Jun 16, 2012

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Competent Surrogates Wanted Edition

Why the Democrats complaining Obama hasn't articulated a second-term vision should start articulating Obama's second-term vision. How Romney's history of bullying impacted his policies as governor. How vapid is Scott Brown's re-election campaign? With Traci Olsen and the Stabby Five....
Posted by Bill Scher on Jun 16, 2012 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Thursday Jun 7, 2012

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Interview With John Sheirer, Author of "Tales of a Real American Liberal"

With Traci Olsen off this week, we talk to past LiberalOasis Radio Show contributor John Sheirer about his new book "Tales of a Real American Liberal." You can download the podcast at these links: (iTunes / XML feed / MP3)....
Posted by Bill Scher on Jun 7, 2012 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Jun 2, 2012

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Scott Brown Is Pro-Celtics Owners

While the media obsesses over Elizabeth Warrren's ancestors, we review what Scott Brown has been saying ... and it doesn't take very long. Plus, we defend President Obama's counter-terrorism strategy. You can download the podcast at these links: (iTunes /...
Posted by Bill Scher on Jun 2, 2012 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday May 26, 2012

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Switchblade 327 Edition

Mitt Romney pledges to create as many as jobs as economists estimate we'll create without him. Chris Christie embodies the Republican Party's defining trait: hypocrisy. Plus, a new Stabby Five theme song! You can download the podcast at these links:...
Posted by Bill Scher on May 26, 2012 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Friday May 11, 2012

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Special Gay Marriage Reax Stabby Five Edition

Traci Olsen honors President Obama's historic statement with an all gay marriage reaction Stabby Five. Plus, why the right won't benefit from any backlash, why the left shouldn't take this as reason to plot more confrontations with the President, and...
Posted by Bill Scher on May 11, 2012 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday May 5, 2012

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Pander Bear Edition

Will Romney be forced to pull a "Sister Souljah" or is he committed to non-stop pandering to all comers? Will the wingnut right blow it for Romney in the swing states? And how conservatives write letters to the editor. With...
Posted by Bill Scher on May 5, 2012 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Sunday Apr 29, 2012

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Nerd Prom Edition

President Obama widens the culture gap with Mitt Romney and the Republican Party at the annual White House Correspondents Dinner, and puts the right in its place with his latest campaign ad on his counterterrorism record. You can download the...
Posted by Bill Scher on Apr 29, 2012 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Sunday Apr 22, 2012

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Munchkin Edition

Why Romney can't shake his narrative, and why the media refused to treat the Buffett Rule seriously. With Traci Olsen and the Stabby Five. You can download the podcast at these links: (iTunes / XML feed / MP3). Or you...
Posted by Bill Scher on Apr 22, 2012 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Apr 14, 2012

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Mitt Losing The War On Women

Even after Hilary Rosen's screwup, Mitt Romney still doesn't know how to win women's votes. And why the President re-election campaign will not be negative. You can download the podcast at these links: (iTunes / XML feed / MP3). Or...
Posted by Bill Scher on Apr 14, 2012 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Friday Apr 6, 2012

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: The Boring Campaign

Mitt boringly dashes the brokered convention dream, but what does his campaign do now? With Traci Olsen and the Stabby Five. You can download the podcast at these links: (iTunes / XML feed / MP3). Or you can simply listen...
Posted by Bill Scher on Apr 6, 2012 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Mar 24, 2012

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Traci in a Good Mood Edition

Traci Olsen manages to deliver the weekly Stabby Five despite being in a good. Why Newt Gingrich is worse than Geraldo Rivera. And the reason why President Obama is talking about energy so much. You can download the podcast at...
Posted by Bill Scher on Mar 24, 2012 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Mar 17, 2012

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: War On Women Part III

Why the GOP can't stop themselves from finding new ways to show their contempt for the rights of women. And why gas prices aren't bringing Obama down. With Traci Olsen and the Stabby Five. You can download the podcast at...
Posted by Bill Scher on Mar 17, 2012 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Mar 10, 2012

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Game On! Edition

On this week's podcast: We find the song that will carry Rick Santorum to the White House! We cling to our hopes of a brokered convention. We marvel at how far the Republican war on women can go. We remind...
Posted by Bill Scher on Mar 10, 2012 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Sunday Mar 4, 2012

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Inconceivable Edition

Why Obama may be headed for a landslide, and why conservatives can't stop hating contraception. Bill Scher returns from paternity leave, and Traci Olsen brings back the Stabby Five. You can download the podcast at these links: (iTunes / XML...
Posted by Bill Scher on Mar 4, 2012 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Feb 11, 2012

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: To Work Is To Conceive

We remind conservatives that compensation is not religious expression, laugh and laugh at the Santorum Surge and dream anew of a brokered convention. Plus, the Stabby Five. You can download the podcast at these links: (iTunes / XML feed /...
Posted by Bill Scher on Feb 11, 2012 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Feb 4, 2012

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Not Very Concerned Edition

Why Romney's dismissal of the poor is a talking point, not a misstatement. Why Susan G. Komen may not recover. How President Obama is mixing faith and politics, and respecting separation of church and state. With Traci Olsen and the...
Posted by Bill Scher on Feb 4, 2012 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Jan 28, 2012

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: No Codpiece Necessary Edition

Why it's OK President Obama didn't talk about your pet issue during the SOTU. How he found a way to talk about the Bin Laden without wearing a codpiece on an aircraft carrier. And how Newt blew it. With Traci...
Posted by Bill Scher on Jan 28, 2012 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Sunday Jan 22, 2012

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Newtered Edition

What is the one and only thing Newt is doing right to consolidate the conservative base now, and how it would lead to a '64-style liberal landslide if he became the nominee. You can download the podcast at these links:...
Posted by Bill Scher on Jan 22, 2012 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Friday Jan 13, 2012

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Mitt Envy Edition

We express our envy of Mitt Romney's enormous wealth and fluidity with the French language, remind Chris Christie where all those new Jersey jobs came from, and have a very easy time choosing between Barack Obama and Ron Paul. You...
Posted by Bill Scher on Jan 13, 2012 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Jan 7, 2012

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Santorum Is The Flavor Of The Month Edition

How many Santorum double entendres can we jam in to one show? How many ways can Republicans force a brokered convention? Why Obama's recess appointments are not all that new. And why the economic naysayers were wrong. You can download...
Posted by Bill Scher on Jan 7, 2012 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Dec 17, 2011

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Brokered Convention Edition

Why Newt is still on top. Why a brokered Republican convention is a real possibility. Why you can calm down about indefinite detention. With Traci Olsen and the Stabby Five. You can download the podcast at these links: (iTunes /...
Posted by Bill Scher on Dec 17, 2011 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Dec 10, 2011

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: GOP '12 Sad Ads Edition

Traci Olsen's special edition of the Stabby Five rates the new crop of ads from the Republican primary challengers. Why Mitt Romney is rooting for Ron Paul. And how Obama's Teddy Roosevelt homage is just a latest step in his...
Posted by Bill Scher on Dec 10, 2011 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Friday Dec 2, 2011

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: The Incredibly Low Standards Of The GOP Primary

Why Newt Gingrich can win the GOP nomination without really trying. How the payroll tax cut debate may justify the 2010 Bush tax cut deal. Plus, Traci Olsen and the Stabby Five. You can download the podcast at these links:...
Posted by Bill Scher on Dec 2, 2011 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Nov 19, 2011

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Race To Settle

Why Republicans are giving Newt Gingrich yet another try-out in their quest to decide who to settle for. Where does Occupy go after the eviction. And why the Roberts Supreme Court may give a big win to "ObamaCare." You can...
Posted by Bill Scher on Nov 19, 2011 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Friday Nov 11, 2011

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Don't Forget Mitt Edition

Why Mitt Romney is just as awful as the rest of them. Why Republicans voted against building infrastructure today, when they back the "Bridge to Nowhere" five years ago. Why the Supreme Court may uphold "Obamacare." And, as always, Traci...
Posted by Bill Scher on Nov 11, 2011 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Oct 29, 2011

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: The New National Security Party

Why Obama's record of competence on national security, and the Republican Party's incoherent response, may bolster his standing on the economy. Plus, Romney trips on the social safety net, and Perry's flat tax falls flat. And, as always, Traci Olsen...
Posted by Bill Scher on Oct 29, 2011 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Oct 22, 2011

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Obama 4 Dictators & Terrorists 0

How Obama is taking the national security mantle away from the Republicans. How Perry may swipe the GOP nomination away from Romney with the flat tax. How Cain is making sure he'll never get the nomination he's not trying to...
Posted by Bill Scher on Oct 22, 2011 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Oct 15, 2011

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Tax The Poor Edition

How Herman Cain's rise is based on the conservative desire to tax the poor. How Republicans are preventing Congress from even discussing jobs. With Traci Olsen and the Stabby Five. You can download the podcast at these links: (iTunes /...
Posted by Bill Scher on Oct 15, 2011 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Oct 8, 2011

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: After Occupation Edition

Interview with Michael Brooks of The Elusive Obvious, on whether Occupy Wall Street will have a lasting impact. You can download the podcast at these links: (iTunes / XML feed / MP3). Or you can simply listen below....
Posted by Bill Scher on Oct 8, 2011 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Oct 1, 2011

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: President Obama Is Not Going To Assassinate You

President Obama is not going to assassinate you. Chris Christie is not going to tell you the truth. Occupy Wall Street is not going to destroy Wall Street. You can download the podcast at these links: (iTunes / XML feed...
Posted by Bill Scher on Oct 1, 2011 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Sep 24, 2011

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Yikes Edition

Republicans panic as Perry proves pathetic. Dems need not panic over Nader's pathetic primary pitch. Plus, contributor John Sheirer's ode to the Tea Party, and Traci Olsen gobbles up some Schweddy Balls. You can download the podcast at these links:...
Posted by Bill Scher on Sep 24, 2011 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Sep 17, 2011

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Who Needs a Jobs Bill Anyway Edition

Why are some Dems flinching from the American Jobs Act? Why it may pass, with the help of the Super Committee. Will Bachmann take Perry down with her? Why Jon Stewart is wrong about Solyndra. You can download the podcast...
Posted by Bill Scher on Sep 17, 2011 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Sep 10, 2011

No Radio Show This Week

Our co-host is a little under the weather so unfortunately we'll have to extend our holiday break, but we hope to be back on the online air next week!...
Posted by Bill Scher on Sep 10, 2011 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Aug 27, 2011

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Libya Is a BFD

How the successful UN-backed Libya is further proof that Obama's liberal pro-democracy foreign policy vision is succeeding. How the GOP hypocrisy on taxes is starting to show. How Cornell West somehow thought he could speak for MLK from the grave....
Posted by Bill Scher on Aug 27, 2011 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Aug 20, 2011

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Stabby Perry Edition

Can the left prioritize what to attack in Rick Perry's ridiculous record? Can Jon Huntsman win the GOP nod by embracing science? Is Scott Brown ready for Elizabeth Warren? And is Obama about to shake up the jobs debate and...
Posted by Bill Scher on Aug 20, 2011 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Aug 13, 2011

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Why Drew Westen Is Wrong

Why Drew Westen's attack on President Obama's rhetoric is wrong. And why Rick Perry is the conservatives' last chance to stop Mitt Romney. You can download the podcast at these links: (iTunes / XML feed / MP3). Or you can...
Posted by Bill Scher on Aug 13, 2011 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Aug 6, 2011

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Bo Knows Negotiation Edition

What Obama got out of the debt limit deal. How he dismissed the right-wing to establish free contraception. And what Mike Huckabee wants to teach your kids. You can download the podcast at these links: (iTunes / XML feed /...
Posted by Bill Scher on Aug 6, 2011 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Jul 30, 2011

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Weak Tea Edition

How the Tea Party weakened Speaker Boehner's leverage in the debt limit talks. The negotiation Obama just won. And the beer Traci Olsen will never drink. You can download the podcast at these links: (iTunes / XML feed / MP3)....
Posted by Bill Scher on Jul 30, 2011 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Jul 23, 2011

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Politics For (Nobel Laureate) Dummies Edition

In which we explain politics to a certain Nobel Laureate in economics. Plus, the Republican smear job on Michele Bachmann. You can download the podcast at these links: (iTunes / XML feed / MP3). Or you can simply listen below....
Posted by Bill Scher on Jul 23, 2011 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Jul 9, 2011

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Everybody Chill Edition

Bill Scher and Traci Olsen turn down the volume on the debt limit talks. Plus, Super Special Heritage Foundation Edition of the Stabby Five. You can download the podcast at these links: (iTunes / XML feed / MP3). Or you...
Posted by Bill Scher on Jul 9, 2011 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Jul 2, 2011

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Republican Theme Songs Edition

Why the Bachmann boomlet may keep going? Who has the edge in the Republican theme song battle? Will Obama's tax smackdown force Republicans to do the debt limit deal? You can download the podcast at these links: (iTunes / XML...
Posted by Bill Scher on Jul 2, 2011 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Jun 25, 2011

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Matt Lewis On GOP '12

Matt Lewis of The Daily Caller, as well as Bill Scher's conservative counterpart on Bloggingheads.tv's The Week In Blog, joins the show to assess the Republican presidential field and discuss his new book, "The Quotable Rogue: The Ideals of Sarah...
Posted by Bill Scher on Jun 25, 2011 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Jun 18, 2011

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: I'm Right, You're Wrong Edition

Bill Scher and Traci Olsen square off over the campaign to force out Anthony Weiner. Also, how either former Gov. Jon Huntsman or Rep. Michelle Bachmann could actually get the Republican nomination. You can download the podcast at these links:...
Posted by Bill Scher on Jun 18, 2011 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Sunday Jun 5, 2011

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Mitt Loves Twilight Edition

Will America fall in love with the real Mitt Romney? What message does "WeinerGate" have for liberals? How is Obama not like Bush on Iran? Plus, Traci Olsen and the weekly Stabby Five. You can download the podcast at these...
Posted by Bill Scher on Jun 5, 2011 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday May 28, 2011

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Interview With Ted Rall Edition

Ted Rall responds in person to last week's criticism of his "Rise of the Obamabots" column. Plus, the unreported 17-point shift in the President's polls, and the weekly Stabby Five. You can download the podcast at these links: (iTunes /...
Posted by Bill Scher on May 28, 2011 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday May 21, 2011

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Obamabot Edition

Bill Scher takes down the persecution complex of Ted Rall and the Obama haters. Traci Olsen takes down the Dominique Strauss-Kahn defenders. And how "ObamaCare" made the Republican Party implode. You can download the podcast at these links: (iTunes /...
Posted by Bill Scher on May 21, 2011 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday May 14, 2011

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: 60% Edition

Has the Bin Laden mission permanently reshaped the public's view of President Obama? Why can't Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney convince conservatives to take policy seriously? How John Hunstman has already disappointed. And what did Rick Santorum do now? You...
Posted by Bill Scher on May 14, 2011 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday May 7, 2011

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Extra Helicopter Edition

Why the successful Osama Bin Laden mission is further proof President Obama's foreign policy is nothing like President Bush's. Plus, we bask in glorious rise of Herman Cain and Rick Santorum. You can download the podcast at these links: (iTunes...
Posted by Bill Scher on May 7, 2011 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Sunday May 1, 2011

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Trumped Edition

Will the President's birth certificate move strengthen his hand in the debt limit debate? Did Gov. Mitch Daniels cave to the social conservatives? Will anyone show up to the first Republican presidential debate? You can download the podcast at these...
Posted by Bill Scher on May 1, 2011 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Apr 23, 2011

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Most Influential Edition

Tea Party caucus leader Rep. Michele Bachman announces her desire to raise taxes on the poor and middle-class. House Republicans vote to run up more debt, then threaten to block raising the debt limit. Traci Olsen prays for Texas. You...
Posted by Bill Scher on Apr 23, 2011 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Apr 16, 2011

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Abstinence Panties Edition

Bill Scher analyzes his utter wrongness over the 2011 budget deal, then proceeds to analyze the prospects for a 2012 budget deal. John Sheirer forgets what his taxes got him. Traci Olsen stabs the latest in teen fashion. You can...
Posted by Bill Scher on Apr 16, 2011 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Apr 9, 2011

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: You Weren't Using That Medicare Were You? Edition

Is the House Republican 2012 budget is making some Republicans nervous? Can Traci Olsen whittle down her stabbiness to five? How wrong can I be about what happened with the 2011 budget talks? You can download the podcast at these...
Posted by Bill Scher on Apr 9, 2011 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Apr 2, 2011

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Trump The Plant Edition

Donald Trump: Democratic plant? Joe Biden: Master negotiator? Obama's CIA: Doing its job? Traci Olsen's "Stabby Five": More frothy or peanutty? You can download the podcast at these links: (iTunes / XML feed / MP3). Or you can simply listen...
Posted by Bill Scher on Apr 2, 2011 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Mar 26, 2011

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Crazypants Edition

How crazy will the GOP presidential primary get? Breaking down the Libya debate. Conservatives desperately try to resuscitate the "death panels." Which region of the country will Traci Olsen metaphorically stab en masse in the weekly Stabby Five? You can...
Posted by Bill Scher on Mar 26, 2011 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Mar 19, 2011

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Hungover Edition

Will the Japan nuclear crisis derail American clean energy legislation? Has President Obama revitalized the UN in response to the Libya crisis? How much closer are we to government shutdown? Will we ever see a Republican jobs bill? Can we...
Posted by Bill Scher on Mar 19, 2011 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Mar 12, 2011

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Socialist Toilet Edition

Can Newt Gingrich repent his way to the White House? Can NPR cave any faster? Can Traci Olsen limit her stabbiness to only five targets? And can Rand Paul ever again be the king of his throne? You can download...
Posted by Bill Scher on Mar 12, 2011 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Mar 5, 2011

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Above The Fold Edition

Why are Republicans hesitating to formally announce their presidential candidacies? Which side is blinking at the threat of government shutdown? And which fetus will top the weekly Stabby Five? You can download the podcast at these links: (iTunes / XML...
Posted by Bill Scher on Mar 5, 2011 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Feb 26, 2011

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Stabby Oscar Edition

The scapegoating of unions, with special commentary from John Sheirer. The conservative hatred of jobs. The end of the defense of the Defense of Marriage Act. And a special Oscar-themed Stabby Five. You can download the podcast at these links:...
Posted by Bill Scher on Feb 26, 2011 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Feb 19, 2011

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Republicans Make Your Lives Worse Edition

On this week's show: chronicling the damage wrought by newly elected Republican governors, the heightened probability of a Tea Party-provoked federal government shutdown and the weekly Stabby Five. You can download the podcast at these links: (iTunes / XML feed...
Posted by Bill Scher on Feb 19, 2011 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Feb 12, 2011

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Egypt FTW Edition

Bill Scher on the five ways President Obama helped usher in Egyptian democracy and bury neoconservative foreign policy. How we may face a government shutdown if the House GOP leadership can't control its caucus. Traci Olsen stabs Atlas Shrugged: The...
Posted by Bill Scher on Feb 12, 2011 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Feb 5, 2011

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Lazy Egypt Punditry Edition

Bill Scher dissects the second-guessers and right-wing paranoids on Egypt. Traci Olsen serves up the weekly Stabby Five. And why John Huntsman has a prayer in '12. You can download the podcast at these links: (iTunes / XML feed /...
Posted by Bill Scher on Feb 5, 2011 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Jan 29, 2011

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: West Wing Edition

Bill Scher recounts his visit to the White House for a blogger roundtable with Senior Adviser David Axelrod, and what was learned about the President's plans on creating jobs and reforming Social Security. Plus, the prospects for Arab democracy, and...
Posted by Bill Scher on Jan 29, 2011 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Jan 22, 2011

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: SOTU Preview Edition

Do the Republicans have a second act after their snoozer of a health care repeal bill? What will Obama do in the State of the Union, now that his poll numbers have strengthened? You can download the podcast at these...
Posted by Bill Scher on Jan 22, 2011 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Sunday Jan 16, 2011

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: She Who Must Not Be Named Edition

Discussing the relevance of violent right-wing rhetoric to the Tucson tragedy, how it will affect the race for president, why did the GOP feel compelled to postpone the health reform repeal vote, and how much the media can get wrong...
Posted by Bill Scher on Jan 16, 2011 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Jan 8, 2011

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Frothy Mix Edition

Republicans waste no time breaking their own budget rules and bluffing about the debt ceiling. Traci Olsen rings in the new year with the Stabby Five. And we anxiously await Santorum '12. You can download the podcast at these links:...
Posted by Bill Scher on Jan 8, 2011 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Dec 18, 2010

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Civility! Edition

Listener feedback from our previous show defending the tax cut deal. Do you need Joe Liebermans and John McCains to pass Don't Ask Don't Tell repeal and the START treaty? And the final Stabby Five of 2010. You can download...
Posted by Bill Scher on Dec 18, 2010 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Friday Dec 10, 2010

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Unicorn Pudding In Every Pot Edition

Traci Olsen and I make the case for the Obama-GOP tax compromise, and launch the podcast war against Sam Seder and anxiously wait for the President to deliver our unicorn pudding. You can download the podcast at these links: (iTunes...
Posted by Bill Scher on Dec 10, 2010 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Dec 4, 2010

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: David Rees Edition

David Rees joins us to discuss Afghanistan and his new installment of Get Your War On for New York magazine. Plus, Traci Olsen and I analyze Obama's negotiation strategy during the lame duck congressional session and his reaction the deficit...
Posted by Bill Scher on Dec 4, 2010 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Nov 20, 2010

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: G-O-P Does Not Spell J-O-B Edition

Traci Olsen brings back the Stabby Five. Bill Scher still waiting for one Republican jobs idea. Senate Dems refuse to point the finger at themselves. And what next for the squabbling deficit commission? You can download the podcast at these...
Posted by Bill Scher on Nov 20, 2010 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Friday Nov 12, 2010

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Masseuse Edition

Where does President Obama go on the Bush tax cuts and deficit reduction? Traci leaves her stabbiness on the masseuse table. Plus, an interview with David Bollier, activist for reclaiming the commons and subject of the new documentary "This Land...
Posted by Bill Scher on Nov 12, 2010 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Nov 6, 2010

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Stabby Bill Edition

On this week's podcast: Our post-election breakdown. The congressman Bill Scher will miss the most is not who you'd think, or even heard of. How quickly will Republicans try to shut down the government? Which states does Traci Olsen want...
Posted by Bill Scher on Nov 6, 2010 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Oct 30, 2010

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Cookies Or Stab In The Face Edition

On this week's podcast: How Democrats can win Tuesday. Why you need to vote to make it happen, and how it can get you a cookie from Traci Olsen. How Jon Stewart got it wrong in his interview with President...
Posted by Bill Scher on Oct 30, 2010 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Oct 23, 2010

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Tea Cups Cracking Edition

On this week's show with Traci Olsen and me: Tea Party candidates cracking under the pressure. Why we're better off today than two years ago. The President's unprecedented "It Gets Better" video. The future of Krystal Ball, and the weekly...
Posted by Bill Scher on Oct 23, 2010 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Oct 16, 2010

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: YouTubes Edition

The scapegoating of public employees, Meg Whitman's double standards, President Obama's record-breaking number of town halls. Special celebrity edition of the weekly Stabby Five. And an interview by Traci Olsen with "Whisper of Light" author Jennifer DeLucy. You can download...
Posted by Bill Scher on Oct 16, 2010 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Oct 9, 2010

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Return of Matt Lewis Edition

Politics Daily's conservative commentator Matt Lewis returns to assess the midterm elections. Bill Scher and Traci Olsen discuss the health care ad wars, and the climate bill blame game. Plus, which Senate candidate tops this week's Stabby Five? You can...
Posted by Bill Scher on Oct 9, 2010 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Oct 2, 2010

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: No 9-11 For You Edition

The latest LiberalOasis Radio Show podcast is up. Bill Scher and Traci Olsen discuss: the Rahm departure, the Dem tax cut strategy, the midterm elections and the innovative marketing campaign behind the upcoming novel "Nightshade." Plus, the weekly Stabby Five....
Posted by Bill Scher on Oct 2, 2010 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Sep 25, 2010

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Don't Ask Edition

The latest LiberalOasis Radio Show podcast is up. Bill Scher and Traci Olsen discuss: who's to blame for the DADT filibuster? Why did Dems punt on the Bush tax cuts? Is Jon Stewart depressing the youth vote? Plus, the weekly...
Posted by Bill Scher on Sep 25, 2010 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Sep 18, 2010

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Scher v. Stewart Edition

The latest LiberalOasis Radio Show podcast is up. Bill Scher and Traci Olsen marvel at the political suicide conservatives are committing in Delaware and Alaska, Jon Stewart gets on Bill's bad side for dismissing the Dems '10 strategy, and how...
Posted by Bill Scher on Sep 18, 2010 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Sep 11, 2010

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Stabby Five Debut Edition

The latest LiberalOasis Radio Show podcast is up. Traci Olsen debuts the weekly "Stabby Five" -- the top five news stories that make you want to stab someone in the face. Plus, we discuss how the Tea Party is driving...
Posted by Bill Scher on Sep 11, 2010 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Sunday Aug 29, 2010

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Not So Fresh Edition

The latest LiberalOasis Radio Show podcast is up, as Traci Olsen and I discuss the pointless Glenn Beck rally, the looming tax cut battle, Alan "Milk Cow" Simpson and Traci's not feeling so fresh about Summer's Eve. You can download...
Posted by Bill Scher on Aug 29, 2010 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Aug 21, 2010

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: John Hodgman vs. Robert Gibbs Edition

The latest LiberalOasis Radio Show podcast is up, a special edition with America's Renaissance Man, John Hodgman. He is not pleased with Robert Gibbs. He is pleased with Traci Olsen. You can download the podcast at these links: (iTunes /...
Posted by Bill Scher on Aug 21, 2010 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Friday Aug 13, 2010

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Immigrant Unicorn Edition

The latest LiberalOasis Radio Show podcast is up, with myself, Traci Olsen discussing the week's primaries, conservative attacks on public servants, the hypocrisy of Rep. Paul Ryan, the ramifications of the new border security bill, and why Washington is a...
Posted by Bill Scher on Aug 13, 2010 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Aug 7, 2010

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Victory Lap Edition

The latest LiberalOasis Radio Show podcast is up, with myself, Traci Olsen discussing the Prop 8 ruling, the future of Supreme Court nominations, the conservative attack on the 14th Amendment, the conservative hatred of teachers and making sense of Lady...
Posted by Bill Scher on Aug 7, 2010 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Jul 31, 2010

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Girls Will Be Boys Edition

The latest LiberalOasis Radio Show podcast is up, with myself, Traci Olsen discussing the ramifications of the Arizona anti-immigrant law ruling and the shelving of the climate bill. Plus, Standing in the Shadows blogger Sarah Buttenwieser and Traci come together...
Posted by Bill Scher on Jul 31, 2010 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Friday Jul 16, 2010

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Pimm's Cup Edition

The latest LiberalOasis Radio Show podcast is up, with myself, Traci Olsen discussing the passage of the Wall Street reform bill, the prospects for a carbon cap this summer, the debate over whether liberals are winning, the new This American...
Posted by Bill Scher on Jul 16, 2010 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Jul 10, 2010

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Actual Scott Brown Sighting Edition

The latest LiberalOasis Radio Show podcast is up, with myself, Traci Olsen discussing the week ahead in jobs and climate, if the Tea Party will die out, and the new Liz Phair download-only album. Plus, Sen. Scott Brown meets Traci's...
Posted by Bill Scher on Jul 10, 2010 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Jul 3, 2010

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: And Jacob Is Naked Edition

The latest LiberalOasis Radio Show podcast is up, with myself, Traci Olsen -- and Traci's potty mouth -- discussing Michael Steele's latest idiocy, and the congressional failure to create jobs and heed science on climate change. Plus, Traci finally sees...
Posted by Bill Scher on Jul 3, 2010 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Jun 26, 2010

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Gettin' Stuff Done Edition

The latest LiberalOasis Radio Show podcast is up, with Traci Olsen and myself discussing the final Wall St. reform bill, the Senate jobs filibuster, the possibility of a carbon cap bill this summer, the McChrystal resignation, and, as usual, Twilight....
Posted by Bill Scher on Jun 26, 2010 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Jun 19, 2010

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Mandanna! Edition

The latest LiberalOasis Radio Show podcast is up, with Traci Olsen and myself discussing the repeated Senate filibusters of the latest jobs bill and the impact of the Oval Office address on a possible Senate energy bill. Plus, Tom Papparlardo...
Posted by Bill Scher on Jun 19, 2010 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Jun 5, 2010

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Bree Tanner Edition

The latest LiberalOasis Radio Show podcast is up, with Traci Olsen and myself discussing the upcoming America's Future Now! conference, my recent Q&A with Speaker Nancy Pelosi, the Israel-Palestine crisis and the new Twilight novella. You can download the podcast...
Posted by Bill Scher on Jun 5, 2010 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Friday May 28, 2010

No LiberalOasis Radio Show This Week...

...as we are taking off for the holiday weekend. We'll be back next week!...
Posted by Bill Scher on May 28, 2010 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday May 22, 2010

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Pleasant Conversation With A Conservative Edition

Today's LiberalOasis Radio Show podcast features our interview with Politics Daily's Matt Lewis about the conservative reaction to the Kentucky and Pennsylvania primary elections. Plus, Traci Olsen and I discuss the Wall Street reform, the elections and the series finale...
Posted by Bill Scher on May 22, 2010 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday May 15, 2010

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Chance For Climate Edition

Today's LiberalOasis Radio Show podcast features our interview with Grist's David Roberts about the prospects for the newly introduced Kerry-Lieberman clean energy jobs and climate protection bill. Plus, Traci Olsen and I discuss the Kagan nomination, the new Lib-Con British...
Posted by Bill Scher on May 15, 2010 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday May 8, 2010

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: A New Dawn

Today's LiberalOasis Radio Show podcast is the first after we pulled our show from WHMP in protest of the cancellation of The Bill Dwight Show. Our first guest in this new chapter of The LiberalOasis Radio Show is Bill Dwight....
Posted by Bill Scher on May 8, 2010 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Apr 24, 2010

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Earth Day Edition

The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast Saturday at 12 noon on WHMP in Western MA, featuring my interview with Mother Jones environmental reporter Kate Sheppard on the soon-to-be introduced Kerry-Graham-Lieberman clean energy jobs and climate protection bill. You can download...
Posted by Bill Scher on Apr 24, 2010 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Apr 17, 2010

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: The Tea Party Is Over Edition

The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast Saturday at 12 noon on WHMP in Western MA. We discuss the irrelevance of the Tea Party, the pressure on Republicans to back Wall Street reform and the soon-to-be released Kerry-Graham-Lieberman climate compromise. Plus,...
Posted by Bill Scher on Apr 17, 2010 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Apr 10, 2010

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Beyond The Echo Chamber Edition

The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast Saturday at 12 noon on WHMP in Western MA. We analyze how the sudden Supreme Court vacancy may negatively impact the potential Senate climate protection bill. We then interview Tracy Van Slyke, co-author of...
Posted by Bill Scher on Apr 10, 2010 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Apr 3, 2010

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Drilling For A Climate Bill Edition

The LiberalOasis Radio Show will be broadcast Sunday at 7 AM on WHMP in Western MA (just for this week, it will return to Saturdays at noon next week). We analyze why President Obama's drilling announcement increases the chances for...
Posted by Bill Scher on Apr 3, 2010 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Mar 27, 2010

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Liberal-Corporate Coalition Edition

The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast Saturday at 12 noon on WHMP in Western MA. We analyze the ramifications of the historic health care vote, and if a powerful "liberal-corporate coalition" is brewing. Plus, Valley Advocate blogger Sarah Buttenwieser on...
Posted by Bill Scher on Mar 27, 2010 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Mar 20, 2010

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Health Care Is In The House Edition

The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast Saturday at 12 noon on WHMP in Western MA. We preview tomorrow's expected House vote on comprehensive health care reform. Plus, Michael Brooks on "smart power" foreign policy, John Sheirer on "2012," and Sarah...
Posted by Bill Scher on Mar 20, 2010 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Sunday Mar 14, 2010

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: A Pleasant Conversation With A Conservative Edition

The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast Saturday at 12 noon on WHMP in Western MA. We analyze the healthcare endgame. Plus, we debut a new monthly feature, "A Pleasant Conversation With A Conservative" featuring my bloggingheads.tv partner Matt Lewis. You...
Posted by Bill Scher on Mar 14, 2010 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Mar 6, 2010

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Reconcile This Edition

The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast Saturday at 12 noon on WHMP in Western MA. We discuss the prospects for health care to be finalized with a simple majority vote in the Senate, following the Republican obstruction of unemployment insurance....
Posted by Bill Scher on Mar 6, 2010 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Feb 20, 2010

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Futile Bipartisanship Edition

The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast Saturday at 12 noon on WHMP in Western MA, where we discuss the upcoming critical week, putting bipartisanship to the ultimate test at the healthcare summit. Plus, the Valley Advocate's Sarah Buttenwieser counsels Sen....
Posted by Bill Scher on Feb 20, 2010 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Feb 13, 2010

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Get Yer Act Together Edition

The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast Saturday at 12 noon on WHMP in Western MA, discussing what both Democrats in Washington and grassroots liberals need to understand about the public's desire for bipartisanship. Plus, "Momtroversies" essayist Traci Olsen on getting...
Posted by Bill Scher on Feb 13, 2010 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Feb 6, 2010

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Jobs Edition

The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast Saturday at 12 noon on WHMP in Western MA, discussing how we fight for a real jobs bill (click here to demand one from your Senators), especially after the "Bay State Shame" has been...
Posted by Bill Scher on Feb 6, 2010 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Jan 30, 2010

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: After The Speech Edition

The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast Saturday at 12 noon on WHMP in Western MA, featuring analysis of what policy impacts will be there be after the State of the Union address, "The Optimist" Tom Pappalardo brings the nation together,...
Posted by Bill Scher on Jan 30, 2010 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Jan 23, 2010

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: That Week Sucked Edition

The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast Saturday at 12 noon on WHMP in Western MA. How do we recover from the Scott Brown-Supreme Court double whammy? Plus, Traci Olsen schools the Democrats, John Sheier gets inside the Scott Brown campaign,...
Posted by Bill Scher on Jan 23, 2010 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Jan 16, 2010

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Vote Coakley Edition

The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast Saturday at 12 noon on WHMP in Western MA. (And will be re-broadcast at 8 PM on Tuesday.) Leading off the show is my breakdown why a Martha Coakley victory is essential for the...
Posted by Bill Scher on Jan 16, 2010 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Jan 9, 2010

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Lentil Soup Edition

The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast Saturday at 12 noon on WHMP in Western MA. (And will be re-broadcast at 8 PM on Tuesday.) This week featured Jennifer Nix on the need to accept what is politically possible on health...
Posted by Bill Scher on Jan 9, 2010 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Sunday Jan 3, 2010

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Pop Culture Decade in Review

The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast Saturday at 12 noon on WHMP in Western MA. (And will be re-broadcast at 8 PM on Tuesday.) This week we bring together our Culture Roundtable of Traci Olsen, Tom Pappalardo and Jaz Tupelo...
Posted by Bill Scher on Jan 3, 2010 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Dec 19, 2009

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Pass The Bill Edition

The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast Saturday at 12 noon on WHMP in Western MA. (And will be re-broadcast at 8 PM on Tuesday.) In addition to my own analysis of why we must pass the health care compromise, this...
Posted by Bill Scher on Dec 19, 2009 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Dec 12, 2009

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Christmas Quagmire Edition

The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast Saturday at 12 noon on WHMP in Western MA. (And will be re-broadcast at 8 PM on Tuesday.) This week's show features analysis on the week's developments in health care and Copenhagen, plus "Momtroversies"...
Posted by Bill Scher on Dec 12, 2009 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Dec 5, 2009

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Cost of Afghanistan Edition

The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast Saturday at 12 noon on WHMP in Western MA. (And will now be re-broadcast at 8 PM on Tuesdays.) This week's show features Jo Comerford from the National Priorities Project breaking down the real...
Posted by Bill Scher on Dec 5, 2009 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Nov 21, 2009

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Copenhagen Preview Edition

The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast Saturday at 12 noon on WHMP in Western MA. This week's show features David Roberts from Grist.org previewing the upcoming international climate summit in Copenhagen and the prospects for clean energy jobs and climate...
Posted by Bill Scher on Nov 21, 2009 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Nov 14, 2009

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Moderate Fail Edition

The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast Saturday at 12 noon on WHMP in Western MA. This week's show features Bill Scher on the failure of Senate moderates to take responsibility for watering down the impact of the stimulus, Valley Advocate's...
Posted by Bill Scher on Nov 14, 2009 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Sunday Nov 8, 2009

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Post-Election 2009 Edition

The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast Saturday at 12 noon on WHMP in Western MA. This week's show features post-election analysis and the impact on health care and climate legislation, "Momtroversies" essayist Traci Olsen on the politics of vaccination, "The...
Posted by Bill Scher on Nov 8, 2009 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Oct 24, 2009

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: New Economy Edition

The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast Saturday at 12 noon on WHMP in Western MA. This week's show features Dave Johnson from OurFuture.org previewing Thursday's upcoming Building The New Economy conference, addressing how we can bury the bubble economy and...
Posted by Bill Scher on Oct 24, 2009 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Oct 17, 2009

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: My River Chronicles Edition

The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast Saturday at 12 noon on WHMP in Western MA. This week's show features Jessica DuLong, author of the new book, My River Chronicles: Rediscovering America on the Hudson, detailing her career journey from dotcommer...
Posted by Bill Scher on Oct 17, 2009 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Oct 10, 2009

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Noho Mayoral Debate Preview

The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast Saturday at 12 noon on WHMP in Western MA. This week's show previews Tuesday's Northampton, MA mayoral debate (for which I'll serve as a panelist). Joining me to analyze what Mayor Mary Clare Higgins...
Posted by Bill Scher on Oct 10, 2009 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Monday Oct 5, 2009

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Big Boy Words Edition

The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast Saturday at 12 noon on WHMP in Western MA. This week's show features the latest in the health care debate, Guernica publisher Jennifer Nix talks about her experience with the public option we already...
Posted by Bill Scher on Oct 5, 2009 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Thursday Oct 1, 2009

Can We Learn To Disagree Without Being Disagreeable?

"You know, George Bush was a progressive." -- Glenn Beck, from the September 23 edition of Premiere Radio Networks' The Glenn Beck Program Parents of small children know that, once kids get to the screechy, red-faced level, it's time to...
Posted by Traci Olsen on Oct 1, 2009 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Sep 26, 2009

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Helvetica Edition

The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast today at 12 noon on WHMP in Western MA. This week's show features our essentially regular health care update by me, Bill Scher, WHMP's Bill Dwight on his brush with far Right extremist hate,...
Posted by Bill Scher on Sep 26, 2009 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Sep 19, 2009

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Vegan Cupcake Edition

The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast today at 12 noon on WHMP in Western MA. This week's show features analysis of the Baucus bill, WHMP's Bill Dwight on the possibility of the Supreme Court lifting the ban on electioneering by...
Posted by Bill Scher on Sep 19, 2009 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Sep 12, 2009

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Turn On The TV Edition

The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast today at 12 noon on WHMP in Western MA. This week's show features reactions to the president's health care speech from Sarah Buttenweiser and myself, as well as "Momtroversies" essayist Traci Olsen on turning...
Posted by Bill Scher on Sep 12, 2009 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Aug 29, 2009

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Do It For Ted Edition

The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast today at 12 noon on WHMP in Western MA. This week's show features WHMP's Bill Dwight on the childish state of the health care debate, and Momtroversies essayist Traci Olsen on true wealth during...
Posted by Bill Scher on Aug 29, 2009 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Aug 22, 2009

The LIberalOasis Radio Show: Recipe for America Edition

The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast today at 12 noon on WHMP in Western MA. This week's show features my interview with Jill Richardson of La Vida Locavore and author of the new book Recipe for America: Why Our Food...
Posted by Bill Scher on Aug 22, 2009 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Aug 15, 2009

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Netroots Nation Edition

The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast today at 12 noon on WHMP in Western MA. This week's show features my report from Pittsburgh, PA and the Netroots Nation blogger conference. Today's edition also features DJ Josh Frankenstein's "Violence So Right,"...
Posted by Bill Scher on Aug 15, 2009 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Aug 8, 2009

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: John Hughes Memorial Edition

The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast today at 12 noon on WHMP in Western MA. This week's show featured myself on how organized disruptions of health care towns are backfiring on conservatives, Vijay Prashad on the upcoming Afghanistan elections and...
Posted by Bill Scher on Aug 8, 2009 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Aug 1, 2009

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Blue (Cross) Dogs Edition

The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast today at 12 noon on WHMP in Western MA. This week's show featured myself on the latest twists in the health care debate, Tom Pappalardo on how he likes his stuff and Valley Advocate...
Posted by Bill Scher on Aug 1, 2009 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Jul 25, 2009

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Everyone's A Racist Edition

The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast today at 12 noon on WHMP in Western MA. This week's show featured Eric Lotke, author of the futuristic, political adventure tale 2044 (available at iUniverse and Amazon.com), WHMP's Bill Dwight on how everybody's...
Posted by Bill Scher on Jul 25, 2009 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Sunday Jul 19, 2009

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Annual John Hodgman Edition

bumped The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast today at 12 noon on WHMP in Western MA. Our special guest for the entirety of the show was John Hodgman, resident expert on The Daily Show, and author most recently of "More...
Posted by Bill Scher on Jul 19, 2009 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Jul 11, 2009

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Oh My Gawd I Coulda Got Shot Edition

The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast today at 12 noon on WHMP in Western MA. This week's show featured Tom Pappalardo recounting his harrowing brush with crime, Poetry on the Radio with Sarah Lariviere, Valley Advocate blogger Sarah Buttenwieser asks...
Posted by Bill Scher on Jul 11, 2009 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Jul 4, 2009

No Radio Show Today: Happy 4th!

The LiberalOasis Radio Show is celebrating the birth of America by slacking off. We'll be back next Saturday....
Posted by Bill Scher on Jul 4, 2009 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Jun 27, 2009

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Can We Govern Edition

The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast today at 12 noon on WHMP in Western MA. This week's show featured radio host and video store clerk Bill Dwight on the state of talk radio, Ben Ray on the troubling ways states...
Posted by Bill Scher on Jun 27, 2009 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Jun 20, 2009

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Evolution of God Edition

The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast today at 12 noon on WHMP in Western MA. This week's show featured my interview with "The Evolution of God" author and creator of Bloggingheads.tv Robert Wright, on how understanding of and respect for...
Posted by Bill Scher on Jun 20, 2009 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Jun 13, 2009

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Override Edition

The LiberalOasis Radio Show is now being broadcast Saturdays at 12 noon on WHMP in Western MA. This week's show features my interview with Vote Yes Northampton's Pamela Schwartz, just before Tuesday's property tax override vote, as we discuss the...
Posted by Bill Scher on Jun 13, 2009 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Jun 6, 2009

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Do It For Alazne Edition

The LiberalOasis Radio Show is now being broadcast Saturdays at 12 noon on WHMP in Western MA. This week's show features Prof. Vijay Prashad author of "The Darker Nations," on Obama's foreign policy, Sarah Buttenwieser, Valley Advocate blogger of "Standing...
Posted by Bill Scher on Jun 6, 2009 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday May 23, 2009

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: French-Canadian Rastafarian Edition

The LiberalOasis Radio Show is now being broadcast Saturdays at 12 noon on WHMP in Western MA. This week's show features author of the new book "Bloggers on the Bus," Eric Boehlert, and the debut of the "meandering musical expeditionary,"...
Posted by Bill Scher on May 23, 2009 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday May 16, 2009

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Cutting Deals & Stacking Boxes

The LiberalOasis Radio Show, airs today at 10 AM on WHMP in Western MA. This week's podcast includes an interview with Jason Rosenbaum from Health Care for America Now! about the flurry of health reform activity this week, Tom Pappalardo...
Posted by Bill Scher on May 16, 2009 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday May 9, 2009

The LiberalOasis Radio Show II: A New Hope

Today we launch the next chapter of the LiberalOasis Radio Show, airing on WHMP in Western MA Saturdays at 10 AM. In addition to the political commentary and interviews you love so much, we will now feature segments from a...
Posted by Bill Scher on May 9, 2009 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday May 2, 2009

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Pig in Garden Edition

Today at 10 AM ET, The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast on WHMP-AM in Western MA. The special guest was Valley Advocate & Hartford Advocate columnist Alan Bisbort, who discussed his latest column "The Pig in the Garden," about the...
Posted by Bill Scher on May 2, 2009 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Apr 25, 2009

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Tortured Arguments Edition

Today at 10 AM ET, The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast on WHMP-AM in Western MA. My special guest was Christy Hardin Smith of FireDogLake.com who cut down the empty arguments coming from the conservative apologists for torture. My opening...
Posted by Bill Scher on Apr 25, 2009 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Apr 18, 2009

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Purity Myth Edition

Today at 10 AM ET, The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast on WHMP-AM in Western MA. My special guest was Feministing.com's Jessica Valenti who discussed her latest book "The Purity Myth" and the damaging obsession with female virginity. The audio...
Posted by Bill Scher on Apr 18, 2009 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Apr 11, 2009

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Family of Secrets Edition

Today at 10 AM ET, The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast on WHMP-AM in Western MA. My special guest was investigative journalist Russ Baker of WhoWhatWhy/Real News Project, who discussed his new book on the Bush family: Family of Secrets....
Posted by Bill Scher on Apr 11, 2009 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Apr 4, 2009

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Carbon Cap & Gas Tax Edition

Today at 10 AM ET, The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast on WHMP-AM in Western MA. My special guests were Grist political correspondent Kate Sheppard who explained what's ahead with global warming legislation, and Progressive Massachusetts PAC's Leo Maley on...
Posted by Bill Scher on Apr 4, 2009 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Mar 28, 2009

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Media Still Lame Edition

Today at 10 AM ET, The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast on WHMP-AM in Western MA. My special guest was Eric Boehlert of Media Matters for America, who analyzed the sad state of the traditional media in the Obama Era....
Posted by Bill Scher on Mar 28, 2009 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Mar 21, 2009

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Consuming Kids Edition

Today at 10 AM ET, The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast on WHMP-AM in Western MA. My special guest was Adriana Barbaro of the Media Education Foundation, producer, director and writer of the new documentary "Consuming Kids: The Commercialization of...
Posted by Bill Scher on Mar 21, 2009 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Mar 14, 2009

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Employee Free Choice Edition

Today at 10 AM ET, The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast on WHMP-AM in Western MA. Our special guest was Pat Garofalo from the Wonk Room who explained the importance of the Employee Free Choice Act to prevent corporate interference...
Posted by Bill Scher on Mar 14, 2009 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Friday Mar 13, 2009

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Live Stream

Today's taping of the LiberalOasis Radio Show is streaming live below. Video and podcast will be available tomorrow....
Posted by Bill Scher on Mar 13, 2009 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Mar 7, 2009

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Health Care Summit Edition

Underneath the comity displayed at the White House health care summit, fault lines between progressives and insurance lobbyists were clear, especially on the issue of whether we provide the choice of a public health insurance plan to compete against private...
Posted by Bill Scher on Mar 7, 2009 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Feb 28, 2009

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Budget Breakdown Edition

Today at 10 AM ET, The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast on WHMP-AM in Western MA. We analyzed the wide-ranging ramifications of President Barack Obama's budget proposal with National Priorities Project Executive Director Jo Comerford analyzing the military side, and...
Posted by Bill Scher on Feb 28, 2009 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Feb 21, 2009

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Sam Seder Edition

Today at 10 AM ET, The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast on WHMP-AM in Western MA. My special guest was Sam Seder of AirAmerica.com's daily Break Room Live, who is receiving a grassroots push to take over the 10 PM...
Posted by Bill Scher on Feb 21, 2009 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Friday Feb 20, 2009

LiberalOasis Radio Show [LIVE BETA TEST]

The LIberalOasis Radio show is taped on Fridays, and today, I'm experimenting with streaming the taping live. Please forgive any hiccups....
Posted by Bill Scher on Feb 20, 2009 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Feb 14, 2009

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: What's Next Edition

Today at 10 AM ET, The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast on WHMP-AM in Western MA. My special guest was Jason Rosenbaum of The Seminal and Health Care for America Now, who discussed the economic recovery bill and what it...
Posted by Bill Scher on Feb 14, 2009 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Feb 7, 2009

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Thinking Big Edition

Today at 10 AM ET, The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast on WHMP-AM in Western MA. My special guest was Commonweal Institute Executive Director and Progressive Ideas Network Co-Chair Barry Kendall who discussed the new book from the Progressive Ideas...
Posted by Bill Scher on Feb 7, 2009 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Jan 31, 2009

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: The First 10 Days

Today at 10 AM ET, The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast on WHMP-AM in Western MA. My special guest was Will Bunch of the Philadelphia Daily News and the blog Attytood, who discussed his new book, "Tear Down This Myth:...
Posted by Bill Scher on Jan 31, 2009 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Jan 24, 2009

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Progressive Revolution Edition

Today at 10 AM ET, The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast on WHMP-AM in Western MA. My special guest was Mike Lux from Open Left and The Huffington Post, and author of the new book, The Progressive Revolution. Lux offered...
Posted by Bill Scher on Jan 24, 2009 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Jan 17, 2009

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Enviro Preview Edition

Today at 10 AM ET, The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast on WHMP-AM in Western MA. My special guest was Grist's David Roberts, who gave us a preview of the year in environmental legislation, to prepare us for the battles...
Posted by Bill Scher on Jan 17, 2009 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Jan 10, 2009

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Gaza Edition

Today at 10 AM ET, The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast on WHMP-AM in Western MA. My special guests were David Pakman, host of Midweek Politics and Lisa Baskin of the MidEast Peace Coalition of Western Massachusetts who offered their...
Posted by Bill Scher on Jan 10, 2009 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Jan 3, 2009

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Food Politics in 2009

Today at 10 AM ET, The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast on WHMP-AM in Western MA. My special guest was Jill Richardson of La Vida Locavore who discussed the nomination of Tom Vilsack for Agriculture Secretary and previewed food politics...
Posted by Bill Scher on Jan 3, 2009 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Dec 27, 2008

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: 82% Edition

Today at 10 AM ET, The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast on WHMP-AM in Western MA, where we talked about the myriad of lame attacks against Barack Obama while he racks up phenomenal approval ratings by focusing on what matters,...
Posted by Bill Scher on Dec 27, 2008 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Dec 20, 2008

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Eye On The Ball Edition

Today at 10 AM ET, The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast on WHMP-AM in Western MA. My special guest was Frederick Clarkson, founder of Talk To Action who discussed his new book, Dispatches From The Religious Left and the choice...
Posted by Bill Scher on Dec 20, 2008 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Dec 13, 2008

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: No More Fear Edition

Today at 10 AM ET, The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast on WHMP-AM in Western MA. My special guest was Bob Cesca, featured writer for The Huffington Post who discussed his new book One Nation Under Fear. The audio podcast...
Posted by Bill Scher on Dec 13, 2008 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Dec 6, 2008

We Interrupt This Radio Show...

Today, WHMP is pre-empting the LIberalOasis Radio Show to cover the annual Hot Chocolate Run to benefit Safe Passage which provides non-judgmental support, shelter, counseling, and an abundance of resources to women, children, and families affected by domestic violence in...
Posted by Bill Scher on Dec 6, 2008 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Nov 29, 2008

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Thanksgiving Edition

Today at 10 AM ET, The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast on WHMP-AM in Western MA, where I discussed conservative misinformation about the upcoming stimulus package and the auto bailout, the scapegoating of homeless Americans with anti-panhandling laws and a...
Posted by Bill Scher on Nov 29, 2008 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Nov 22, 2008

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Build Baby Build Edition

Today at 10 AM ET, The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast on WHMP-AM in Western MA. First, I talked to my Campaign for America's Future colleague Eric Lotke about his new report "The Investment Deficit in America," which lays out...
Posted by Bill Scher on Nov 22, 2008 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Nov 15, 2008

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Get Your War Off Edition

Today at 10 AM ET, The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast on WHMP-AM in Western MA. My special guest was David Rees of Get Your War On, who just published Get Your War On: The Definitive Account of the War...
Posted by Bill Scher on Nov 15, 2008 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Nov 8, 2008

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Mondo Mandate Edition

Today at 10 AM ET, The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast on WHMP-AM in Western MA. My special guest was Campaign for America's Future Senior Fellow Bernie Horn, who discussed his new report "Congressional Elections Deliver A Progressive Mandate." The...
Posted by Bill Scher on Nov 8, 2008 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Nov 1, 2008

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Get Out The Vote Edition

Today at 10 AM ET, The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast on WHMP-AM in Western MA. My special guests were Lisa Baskin, Co-Coordinator of Hamsphire County (MA) for Obama, who discussed ground efforts in New Hampshire, and Errington Thompson of...
Posted by Bill Scher on Nov 1, 2008 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Oct 25, 2008

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: PA Edition

Today at 10 AM ET, The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast on WHMP-AM in Western MA. My special guest was Will Bunch of the Philadelphia Daily News and the blog Attytood who analyzed the state of the presidential race in...
Posted by Bill Scher on Oct 25, 2008 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Oct 18, 2008

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Muck and Militia Edition

Today at 10 AM ET, The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast on WHMP-AM in Western MA. My special guest was Sara Robinson from Orcinus, Group News Blog and Campaign for America's Future, who discussed the potential rise in right-wing extremist...
Posted by Bill Scher on Oct 18, 2008 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Friday Oct 17, 2008

2 things

I'm very happy to announce that tomorrow on the Errington Thompson show, I will have as my special guest Markos Moulitsas, founder of the Daily Kos and author of Taking on the System-Rules for Radical Change in a Digital Era....
Posted by Errington Thompson on Oct 17, 2008 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Oct 11, 2008

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Florida Again Edition

Today at 10 AM ET, The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast on WHMP-AM in Western MA. My special guest was Kenneth Quinnell of the Florida Progressive Coalition, who gave the ground-level view of the presidential election, and congressional elections, in...
Posted by Bill Scher on Oct 11, 2008 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Sep 27, 2008

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Post-Debate Edition

Today at 10 AM ET, a special post-debate The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast on WHMP in Western MA with debate highlight, analysis and the latest polls. The audio podcast is available here: iTunes / XML / MP3...
Posted by Bill Scher on Sep 27, 2008 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Monday Sep 22, 2008

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Bailout Edition

David Pakman, who guest hosted this week's edition of the LiberalOasis Radio Show, has the podcast up at this link on the Midweek Politics site. Pakman covered the financial crisis, more great Sarah Palin moments and the continued drumbeat of...
Posted by Bill Scher on Sep 22, 2008 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Sep 20, 2008

No Podcast This Weekend

The LiberalOasis Radio Show was guest hosted by Midweek Politics' David Pakman earlier today. But as I'm away from home this weekend, I'm unable to upload the podcast of this week's show. Regular podcasting will resume next week....
Posted by Bill Scher on Sep 20, 2008 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Sep 13, 2008

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Palin's 15 Minutes Edition

Today at 10 AM ET, The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast on WHMP-AM in Western MA. My special guest was Jessica Valenti of Feministing.com who discussed her new article in the Guardian about how the GOP are trying to co-opt...
Posted by Bill Scher on Sep 13, 2008 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Sep 6, 2008

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: UnPalinable Edition

Today at 10 AM ET, The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast on WHMP-AM in Western MA. My special guest was Rick Perlstein of the Big Con blog at OurFuture.org, and author of the critically acclaimed "Nixonland", who reported from the...
Posted by Bill Scher on Sep 6, 2008 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Aug 23, 2008

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Joe-mentum Edition

Today at 10 AM ET, The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast on WHMP-AM in Western MA. My special guest was Isaiah Poole, executive editor of OurFuture.org, who discussed our blog series on how we can create a "progressive moment" that...
Posted by Bill Scher on Aug 23, 2008 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Aug 16, 2008

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Literary Edition

Today at 10 AM ET, The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast on WHMP-AM in Western MA. My special guest was Aleksandar "Sasha" Hemon, author of the critically-acclaimed novel "The Lazarus Project." He discussed bridging the gap between the artistic and...
Posted by Bill Scher on Aug 16, 2008 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Aug 9, 2008

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: McCain's Running Too Edition

Today at 10 AM ET, The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast on WHMP-AM in Western MA. My special guest was David Dayen, from d-day, Hullabaloo and Calitics, who discussed the myriad of problems the McCain campaign is facing. The audio...
Posted by Bill Scher on Aug 9, 2008 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Aug 2, 2008

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Food Politics Edition

Today at 10 AM ET, The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast on WHMP-AM in Western MA. My special guest was Jill Richardson of La Vida Locavore, who discussed the state of food politics and how individuals can become more involved...
Posted by Bill Scher on Aug 2, 2008 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Jul 19, 2008

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: John Hodgman Edition

Today at 10 AM ET, The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast on WHMP-AM in Western MA. My special guest for the full show was John Hodgman, author of The Areas of My Expertise and the forthcoming More Information Than You...
Posted by Bill Scher on Jul 19, 2008 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Jul 12, 2008

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Health Care for America Now Edition

Today at 10 AM ET, The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast on WHMP-AM in Western MA. My special guest was Roger Hickey of Campaign for America's Future, who discussed the brand-new $40M coalition Health Care for America Now. The audio...
Posted by Bill Scher on Jul 12, 2008 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Jul 5, 2008

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: SCOTUS Wrap Up Edition

Today at 10 AM ET, The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast on WHMP-AM in Western MA. My special guest was Scott Lemieux of The American Prospect's blog TAPPED and Lawyers, Guns and Money, who gave us an in-depth analysis of...
Posted by Bill Scher on Jul 5, 2008 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Jun 28, 2008

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Save On Gas Now Edition

Today at 10 AM ET, The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast on WHMP-AM in Western MA. My special guest was Sally Kohn of the Center for Community Change who discussed their Community Voting Project, a new long-term voter registration and...
Posted by Bill Scher on Jun 28, 2008 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Jun 21, 2008

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Uprising Edition

Today at 10 AM ET, The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast on WHMP-AM in Western MA. My special guest was David Sirota who discussed his NY Times best-selling book "The Uprising, the presidential candidates on trade, and how Bush's energy...
Posted by Bill Scher on Jun 21, 2008 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Jun 7, 2008

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Fake Pork Edition

Today at 10 AM ET, The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast on WHMP-AM in Western MA. My special guest was Kate Sheppard of Grist Magazine who gave us the low-down on the Lieberman-Warner global warming bill. The audio podcast for...
Posted by Bill Scher on Jun 7, 2008 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday May 31, 2008

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Uncommitted Superdelegate Edition

Today at 10 AM ET, The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast on WHMP-AM in Western MA. My special guest was Deb Kozikowski, vice-chair of the Massachusetts Democratic Party, proprietor of RuralVotes.com and an uncommitted superdelegate, and she offered a window...
Posted by Bill Scher on May 31, 2008 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday May 24, 2008

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Stress Test Edition

Today at 10 AM ET, The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast on WHMP-AM in Western MA. My special guest was my colleague at Campaign for America's Future, Research Director Eric Lotke who discussed the new Stress Test: A State-by-State Assessment...
Posted by Bill Scher on May 24, 2008 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday May 17, 2008

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Appalachia Edition

bumped Today at 10 AM ET, The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast on WHMP-AM in Western MA. My special guest was Ben Ray from BlueGrassRoots.org who discussed Sen. Barack Obama's prospects in Kentucky for November, and the chances for Democrats...
Posted by Bill Scher on May 17, 2008 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday May 10, 2008

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Double Standard Edition

Today at 10 AM ET, The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast on WHMP-AM in Western MA. My special guest was Feministing.com's Jessica Valenti, author of the new book, He's a Stud, She's a Slut, and 49 Other Double Standards Every...
Posted by Bill Scher on May 10, 2008 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday May 3, 2008

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: IN & NC Edition

Today at 10 AM ET, The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast on WHMP-AM in Western MA. My special guests were Thomas Cook of Blue Indiana and Dr. Errington Thompson of Asheville's 880 AM and Where's The Outrage. Each gave a...
Posted by Bill Scher on May 3, 2008 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Apr 26, 2008

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Real McCain Edition

Today at 10 AM ET, The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast on WHMP-AM in Western MA. My special guest was Cliff Schecter, author of the new book, The Real McCain which is stirring much controversy. The audio podcast for the...
Posted by Bill Scher on Apr 26, 2008 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Apr 19, 2008

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Worst Debate Ever Edition

Today at 10 AM ET, The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast on WHMP-AM in Western MA. My special guest was Will Bunch of the Philadelphia Daily News and the blog Attytood, who gave us the ground-level view of the Pennsylvania...
Posted by Bill Scher on Apr 19, 2008 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Apr 12, 2008

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: MA Senate Showdown Edition

Today at 10 AM ET, The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast on WHMP-AM in Western MA. My special guest was candidate for US Senate Ed O'Reilly, who is facing off against Sen. John Kerry in the Massachusetts Democratic primary. The...
Posted by Bill Scher on Apr 12, 2008 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Apr 5, 2008

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Faith & Politics Edition

Today at 10 AM ET, The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast on WHMP-AM in Western MA. My special guest was Rev. Dr. Peter B. Ives of The First Churches of Northampton, who discussed the role of religion in the 2008...
Posted by Bill Scher on Apr 5, 2008 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Mar 29, 2008

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Obama Doctrine Edition

Today at 10 AM ET, The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast on WHMP-AM in Western MA. My special guest was Spencer Ackerman of The Washington Independent, the American Prospect and the blog Too Hot For TNR. We discussed his recent...
Posted by Bill Scher on Mar 29, 2008 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Mar 22, 2008

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Historic Speech Edition

Today at 10 AM ET, The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast on WHMP-AM in Western MA. My special guest was Christopher Hayes, Washington editor of The Nation magazine, who gave his analysis of Sen. Barack Obama's historic "A More Perfect...
Posted by Bill Scher on Mar 22, 2008 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Mar 15, 2008

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Take Back Your Media Edition

Today at 10 AM ET, The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast on WHMP-AM in Western MA. My special guest was Kia Franklin of TortDeform.com who discussed the lack of attention to civil justice issues in the presidential race. The audio...
Posted by Bill Scher on Mar 15, 2008 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Mar 8, 2008

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Take Back America Edition

Today at 10 AM ET, The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast on WHMP-AM in Western MA. My special guest was Toby Chaudhuri of Campaign for America's Future who previewed the upcoming "progressive convention," Take Back America, being held March 17-19...
Posted by Bill Scher on Mar 8, 2008 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Mar 1, 2008

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Ohio Edition

Today at 10 AM ET, The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast on WHMP-AM in Western MA. My special guest was Jerid Kurtz of Buckeye State Blog who offered the ground-level view of the upcoming Ohio primary. The audio podcast for...
Posted by Bill Scher on Mar 1, 2008 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Feb 23, 2008

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Texas Edition

Today at 10 AM ET, The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast on WHMP-AM in Western MA. My special guest was Matt Glazer of Burnt Orange Report who offered the ground-level view of the upcoming Texas primary & caucus, and reactions...
Posted by Bill Scher on Feb 23, 2008 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Feb 16, 2008

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Superdelegate Edition

Today at 10 AM ET, The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast on WHMP-AM in Western MA. My special guest was Jennifer Nix of Literary Outpost, and one of the founders of the brand-new Superdelegate Transparency Project. The audio podcast for...
Posted by Bill Scher on Feb 16, 2008 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Feb 16, 2008

Podcast Delayed

Having some technical problems getting this week podcast of the LiberalOasis Radio Show uploaded. But it should be resolved later today. Please keep checking back, and apologies for the inconvenience....
Posted by Bill Scher on Feb 16, 2008 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Feb 9, 2008

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: WA, VA, MD

Today at 10 AM ET, The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast on WHMP-AM in Western MA. My special guests were the African-American Political Pundit who discussed the upcoming primaries in Virginia and Maryland, as well as David Goldstein of HorsesAss.org...
Posted by Bill Scher on Feb 9, 2008 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Feb 2, 2008

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: Guide to Decide

Today at 10 AM ET, The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast on WHMP-AM in Western MA. My special guest was Cliff Schecter of Brave New Films, who gave us a preview of Super Tuesday. The audio podcast for the show...
Posted by Bill Scher on Feb 2, 2008 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Jan 26, 2008

The LiberalOasis Radio Show: FISA and South Carolina

Today at 10 AM ET, The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast on WHMP-AM in Western MA. My special guests were Matt Browner-Hamlin of Hold Fast and Credo Action, who discussed the Senate FISA battle and its impact on our civil...
Posted by Bill Scher on Jan 26, 2008 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Jan 19, 2008

The LiberalOasis Radio Show

Today at 10 AM ET, The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast on WHMP-AM in Western MA. My special guests were Todd Beeton of MyDD.com and Hugh Jackson of the Las Vegas Gleaner, both of whom previewed today's Nevada caucuses. The...
Posted by Bill Scher on Jan 19, 2008 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Jan 12, 2008

The LiberalOasis Radio Show

Today at 10 AM ET, The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast on WHMP-AM in Western MA. My special guest was Eric Baerren of Michigan Liberal, who sized up the issues at play in the upcoming Michigan primary. The audio podcast...
Posted by Bill Scher on Jan 12, 2008 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Tuesday Jan 8, 2008

The Bill Dwight Show

I guest hosted WHMP's The Bill Dwight Show earlier today, and offered a preview of today's New Hampshire primary. Cliff Schecter of Brave New Films joined us to give his analysis, and to preview the latest BNF videos. Listen to...
Posted by Bill Scher on Jan 8, 2008 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Jan 5, 2008

The LiberalOasis Radio Show

Today at 10 AM ET, The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast on WHMP-AM in Western MA. My special guest was Laura Clawson of Blue Hampshire and Daily Kos, who gave us a ground-level view of the New Hampshire political landscape....
Posted by Bill Scher on Jan 5, 2008 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Dec 29, 2007

The LiberalOasis Radio Show

Today at 10 AM ET, The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast on WHMP-AM in Western MA. My special guest was Frederick Clarkson of Talk To Action, who discussed how religion is roiling the Republican primary race. Also, I analyzed Bush's...
Posted by Bill Scher on Dec 29, 2007 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Dec 22, 2007

The LiberalOasis Radio Show

Today at 10 AM ET, The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast on WHMP-AM in Western MA. My special guests were Deb Kozikowski and Matt Barron of RuralVotes.com, who analyzed the presidential race from the rural voter perspective. The audio podcast...
Posted by Bill Scher on Dec 22, 2007 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Dec 15, 2007

The LiberalOasis Radio Show

Today at 10 AM ET, The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast on WHMP-AM in Western MA. My special guest was Glenn Hurowitz of Democratic Courage, author of the new book, Fear and Courage in the Democratic Party. From Iowa, he...
Posted by Bill Scher on Dec 15, 2007 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Dec 8, 2007

The LiberalOasis Radio Show

Today at 10 AM ET, The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast on WHMP-AM in Western MA. My special guest was desmoinesdem from Bleeding Heartland, who gave us a ground-level view of the state of the Iowa caucus race. The audio...
Posted by Bill Scher on Dec 8, 2007 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Dec 1, 2007

No Show Sat., Seder on Sunday

There will be no LiberalOasis Radio Show this week, as we're pre-empted for live coverage of the annual Hot Chocolate Run to benefit Safe Passage. I will be on Seder on Sunday tomorrow as usual for the Weekend Watchdog....
Posted by Bill Scher on Dec 1, 2007 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Nov 24, 2007

The LiberalOasis Radio Show

Today at 10 AM ET, The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast on WHMP-AM in Western MA. My special guest was Campaign For America's Future Senior Fellow Rick Perlstein, who discussed the influx of unsafe toys and calls for the resignation...
Posted by Bill Scher on Nov 24, 2007 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Nov 17, 2007

The LiberalOasis Radio Show

Today at 10 AM ET, The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast on WHMP-AM in Western MA. My special guest was Sam Seder, who discussed the writers' strike and the Democratic race for president. The audio podcast for the show is...
Posted by Bill Scher on Nov 17, 2007 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Wednesday Oct 24, 2007

For Your Reading and Listening Pleasure...

I'm taking a two-week vacation, and while I'm gone, LiberalOasis has some real treats for you. Hartford Advocate columnist Alan Bisbort, and Asheville radio host Errington Thompson (also blogger at Where Is The Outrage?) will be blogging away. Alan's first...
Posted by Bill Scher on Oct 24, 2007 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Oct 20, 2007

The LiberalOasis Radio Show

Today at 10 AM ET, The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast on WHMP-AM in Western MA. My special guest was Steve Benen, who discussed the potential crackup of the conservative movement, SCHIP, FISA and the 2008 race for president. The...
Posted by Bill Scher on Oct 20, 2007 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Oct 13, 2007

The LiberalOasis Radio Show

Today at 10 AM ET, The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast on WHMP-AM in Western MA. My special guest was Pastor Dan Schulz (aka pastordan) of Street Prophets, who discussed the different ways faith is shaping the Democratic and Republicans...
Posted by Bill Scher on Oct 13, 2007 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Oct 6, 2007

The LiberalOasis Radio Show

Today at 10 AM ET, The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast on WHMP-AM in Western MA. My special guest was Marisa TreviƱo from Latina Lista, who discussed how the GOP is failing to build trust with the Latino community, and...
Posted by Bill Scher on Oct 6, 2007 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Sep 29, 2007

The LiberalOasis Radio Show

Today at 10 AM ET, The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast on WHMP-AM in Western MA. My special guest was Roger Hickey from Campaign for America's Future, who assessed how health care is shaping the presidential race. The podcast for...
Posted by Bill Scher on Sep 29, 2007 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Sep 22, 2007

The LiberalOasis Radio Show

Today at 10 AM ET, The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast WHMP-AM in Western MA, My special guest was Steve Clemons from The New America Foundation and The Washington Note, who offered his analysis on the political developments in Iran,...
Posted by Bill Scher on Sep 22, 2007 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Sep 15, 2007

The LiberalOasis Radio Show

Today at 10 AM ET, The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast WHMP-AM in Western MA, My special guest was David Roberts from Grist, on what we can do to bring about strong energy and global warming legislation. The podcasts are...
Posted by Bill Scher on Sep 15, 2007 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Sep 8, 2007

The LiberalOasis Radio Show

Today at 10 AM ET, The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast WHMP-AM in Western MA, My special guest was Christy Hardin Smith from FireDogLake, on what key blogs are doing to stiffen Democratic resolve against the occupation of Iraq, and...
Posted by Bill Scher on Sep 8, 2007 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Sep 1, 2007

The LiberalOasis Radio Show

Today at 10 AM ET, The LiberalOasis Radio Show was broadcast WHMP-AM in Western MA, My special guest was Rick Perlstein, on how conservatism failed the victims of Katrina. The podcasts are available here. And you can watch the show...
Posted by Bill Scher on Sep 1, 2007 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Tuesday Aug 28, 2007

Radio Show Podcasts

If I did this right, you can subscribe to The LiberalOasis Radio Show podcast here....
Posted by Bill Scher on Aug 28, 2007 permanent link permalinkemail post email
Saturday Aug 25, 2007

The LiberalOasis Radio Show

Today at 10 AM, The LiberalOasis Radio Show debuted on WHMP-AM in Western MA, with special guest Rachel Maddow. You can watch the show below. Segment 1: Vietnamization Segment 2: 160,000 Troops? Or 155,000? Segment 3: Interview with Rachel Maddow...
Posted by Bill Scher on Aug 25, 2007 permanent link permalinkemail post email