Too Much Information with Abe and Traci

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Airs at: Tue, 06/22/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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Nixon schmixon

Airs at: Tue, 06/15/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Richard Nixon was corrupt and all, but didn't have anything on Donald J. Trump. Traci and Abe take your calls, and dig in to the latest shocking-but-not-shocking scandal from the Trump years. Read more

Jan. 6 was the opening salvo

Airs at: Tue, 06/08/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
The right-wing assault on representative democracy goes on. Jan. 6 was flashy and all, but the campaign continues at the state and local levels all over the country. Right here in Oregon, the Multnomah Co. GOP has been splintered from within, with one faction openly alignin... Read more

Nothing to see here ...

Airs at: Tue, 06/01/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
To the disgust of many, and the surprise of no one, Congressional Republicans refused last week to approve the creation of a commission to investigate the Jan. 6 coup attempt. Meanwhile, voter suppression legislation and post-election "audits" are popping up all over the co... Read more

May sweeps

Airs at: Tue, 05/25/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
After a pandemic hiatus, the City of Portland has resumed a "more assertive approach" with regard to homeless encampments around the city. The tactics and outcomes are, predictably, bad. Traci and Abe take your calls -- and your Big Ideas on how our society can find homes f... Read more

Same stuff, different epoch

Airs at: Tue, 05/18/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Once again, the Israeli government has mistreated the residents of the lands they occupy. And once again, the retaliation has been bloody. But only one partner in this macabre dance receives military aid from the United States. It's time for the U.S. to turn the page on thi... Read more

He’s gone, but they’re not

Airs at: Tue, 05/11/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
The Trumpification of the Republican Party is complete -- a majority of Congressional Republicans and the GOP electorate are all in for the guy who lost the election by 8 million votes, and then launched a bloody insurrection in an attempt to install himself as dictator. Do... Read more

Closing the stupid gap

Airs at: Tue, 05/04/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Reaching "herd immunity" from the coronavirus, according to the New York Times, might not be attainable this year -- or ever. The race to vaccinate a critical mass of people before new viral variants arise appears to be lost. This is true for a range of reasons, of course, ... Read more

My shot?

Airs at: Tue, 04/27/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
COVID cases are up, and so is vaccine hesitancy. Who tends to be vaccine-hesitant? It breaks out along all-too familiar tribal lines. Also: don't wear black in Portland -- the mayor is after you. Abe and Traci take your calls. Read more

Spring fever

Airs at: Tue, 04/20/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
It's a grab bag on this week's Too Much Information, as the Derek Chauvin trial draws to a close, police keep killing citizens, new COVID cases are on the rise, and a number of pale-skinned, conservative Congresspeople are feeling aggrieved. Abe and Traci take your calls. Read more

The more things change ...

Airs at: Tue, 04/13/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Over the past seven days in the United States, as there have been 12 mass shootings, another black man was killed by police in Minnesota, and the jury in the Derek Chauvin trial has been subjected to the notion that maybe, just maybe, he was justified in murdering George Fl... Read more