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West Coast Cookbook & Speakeasy is Now Open! 8am-9am PT/ 11am-Noon ET for our especially Special Daily Specials; River City Hash Mondays, Tarrytown Chowder Tuesdays, Smothered Benedict Wednesdays, Metro Shrimp & Grits Thursdays & Blue Moon Spirits Fridays! Chef de Cuisine Justice Putnam serves up a cornucopia of abundance in The Bistro Cafe with "All The News That's Fit To Read" and "In This Reporter's Opinion," a lively, humorous and astute analyses on the issues of the day, along with spirited discussions at the "Chef's Table" with politicians, pundits, celebrities, musicians, authors, filmmakers, academics and leaders of the New Media. Bon Appétit! First a road manager and occasional back-up singer for the rock group, Cottonmouth in the mid-70's, Justice Putnam then re-emerged with the Laguna Beach Free Poets briefly, part of the Los Angeles Art/ Performance/ Poetry/ Dance/ Punk movement during the early 80's. He then performed solo shows, as a member of Meta-4 and later with Chris Watkins of Hoi Poloi and also Preacher Boy & The Natural Blues, as well as with Jimmy McAllister of Rabbit Choir at such venues as Gorky's in Los Angeles, Beyond Baroque in Santa Monica, Cafe du Nord and Biscuits and Blues in San Francisco, Freight and Salvage and The Bison Brewing Company in Berkeley, The Sweetwater in Mill Valley, and also at music festivals in France, Belgium, Germany, California and Oregon. His poetry and prose has been published in Elektrum Magazine, Vol. No. Magazine, American Poetry Anthology, Literatus World Review, Berkeley Daily Planet and other academic, small press, print and online journals. A scholar-athlete in his youth, Justice Putnam worked as an orderly, an emergency room technician, a Roustabout and a Production Operator at an oil refinery. He taught History and English in private schools briefly, while coaching football and track. He was a fruit and vegetable inspector for the California State Department of Agriculture and a stone mason building free standing moss stone walls in Marin and Sonoma Counties. He has been a theater light designer, an actor, a surfer, deep-sea fisherman and a Grinder on a racing yacht. He was the co-host with the chanson francaise impresario, Simon Dray, on his "Fm/French Connection Bistro Radio" broadcast from KUSF 90.3 in San Francisco for over a decade. Justice has also traveled around the world, living for short times in France, Italy, Japan and Mexico.

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    West Coast Cookbook and Speakeasy - Blue Moon Spirits Fridays 20 May 22fa

    Play Episode Listen Later May 22, 2022 62:06

    West Coast Cookbook & Speakeasy is Now Open! 8am-9am PT/ 11am-Noon ET for our especially special Daily Specials; Blue Moon Spirits Friday!Starting off in the Bistro Cafe, “the Electoral College is a standing crime on America.”On the rest of the menu, federal contract service workers have lost hundreds of millions of dollars in pay and benefits and are at risk of losing more because of bureaucratic fumbling; the GOP is willing to damage its relationship with big business to score culture war points; and, the Disinformation Governance Board's ex-leader faced a torrent of online right wing abuse that included credible threats of rape, kidnapping and death.After the break, we move to the Chef's Table where Secretary of State Antony Blinken accused Russia of using food as a weapon against millions around the world; and, Poland said it will assist Sweden and Finland, should they be attacked before obtaining NATO membership.All that and more, on West Coast Cookbook & Speakeasy with Chef de Cuisine Justice Putnam.Bon Appétit!~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~“Structural linguistics is a bitterly divided and unhappy profession, and a large number of its practitioners spend many nights drowning their sorrows in Ouisghian Zodahs.” ― Douglas Adams "The Restaurant at the End of the Universe"~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Show Notes & Links:https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2022/5/20/2099095/-West-Coast-Cookbook-amp-Speakeasy-Daily-Special-Blue-Moon-Spirits-FridaysWCC&S Deep Archive:https://archive.org/details/west_coast_cookbook_and_speakeasy_with_justice_putnam_21_nov_17The Netroots Radio Live Player:https://www.netrootsradio.com/

    West Coast Cookbook and Speakeasy - Metro Shrimp and Grits Thursdays 19 May 22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 22, 2022 62:57

    West Coast Cookbook & Speakeasy is Now Open! 8am-9am PT/ 11am-Noon ET for our especially special Daily Specials, Metro Shrimp & Grits Thursdays!Starting off in the Bistro Cafe, Mitch McConnell “wrecked” the Senate under Trump.Then, on the rest of the menu, two hundred-three House Republicans voted against bolstering federal resources to prevent domestic terrorism in response to the racist mass shooting in Buffalo, New York; a Wisconsin man was sentenced to ten years in prison for a racist acid attack; and, the Defense Department inspector general determined the Vindman brothers suffered “swift” and severe retaliation from Trump over the Ukraine call.After the break, we move to the Chef's Table where Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said the United States does not have the legal authority to seize frozen Russian central bank assets; and, the Department of Justice charged one American and four Chinese officials with spying.All that and more, on West Coast Cookbook & Speakeasy with Chef de Cuisine Justice Putnam.Bon Appétit!~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~“Everyone in this good city enjoys the full right to pursue his own inclinations in all reasonable and, unreasonable ways.” -- The Daily Picayune, New Orleans, March 5, 1851~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Show Notes & Links:https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2022/5/19/2098878/-West-Coast-Cookbook-amp-Speakeasy-Daily-Special-Metro-Shrimp-amp-Grits-Thursdays~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~WCC&S Deep Archive:https://archive.org/details/west_coast_cookbook_and_speakeasy_with_justice_putnam_21_nov_17

    West Coast Cookbook and Speakeasy - Smothered Benedict Wednesdays 18 May 22fb

    Play Episode Listen Later May 22, 2022 62:53

    West Coast Cookbook & Speakeasy is Now Open! 8am-9am PT/ 11am-Noon ET for our especially special Daily Specials, Smothered Benedict Wednesdays!Starting off in the Bistro Cafe, the Justice Department requesting transcripts from the January 6 select committee “may be the savvy way to investigate” the insurrection.On the rest of the menu, the Biden administration announced a plan to increase the supply of affordable housing, and Pennsylvania could benefit the most; three Wisconsin Democratic voters filed a first-of-its-kind lawsuit against ten fake Trump electors and the two lawyers who advised them; and, the Justice Department sued Republican megadonor Steve Wynn to register as an agent of China, the first affirmative civil lawsuit under the Foreign Agents Registration Act in more than thirty years.After the break, we move to the Chef's Table where the UN special envoy for Iraq warned that “the streets are about to boil over;” and, the Spanish government approved a draft bill that widens abortion rights, while making Spain the first country in Europe entitling workers to paid menstrual leave.All that and more, on West Coast Cookbook & Speakeasy with Chef de Cuisine Justice Putnam.Bon Appétit!~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~"To those of us who believe that all of life is sacred every crumb of bread and sip of wine is a Eucharist, a remembrance, a call to awareness of holiness right where we are. I want all of the holiness of the Eucharist to spill out beyond church walls, out of the hands of priests and into the regular streets and sidewalks, into the hands of regular, grubby people like you and me, onto our tables, in our kitchens and dining rooms and backyards.” -- Shauna Niequist "Bread and Wine: A Love Letter to Life Around the Table with Recipes"~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Show Notes & Links: https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2022/5/18/2098663/-West-Coast-Cookbook-amp-Speakeasy-Daily-Special-Smothered-Benedict-WednesdaysWCC&S Deep Archive:https://archive.org/details/west_coast_cookbook_and_speakeasy_with_justice_putnam_21_nov_17

    West Coast Cookbook and Speakeasy - Tarrytown Chowder Tuesdays 17 May 22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 21, 2022 63:29

    West Coast Cookbook & Speakeasy is Now Open! 8am-9am PT/ 11am-Noon ET for our especially special Daily Special; Tarrytown Chowder Tuesdays!Starting off in the Bistro Cafe, “Fox News has blood on its hands.”Then, on the rest of the menu, the America First majority on the Supreme Court made it more difficult for federal courts to review the factual determinations of a case before an immigrant is deported; in a 6-3 ruling, the Supreme Court struck down another limit on political corruption in the McCain-Feingold Act; and, a confidential workplace survey conducted for the DC federal trial and appeals courts detailed profound instances of gender discrimination, bullying and racial insensitivity.After the break, we move to the Chef's Table where a Russian ransomware gang has threatened to overthrow the Costa Rican government; and, Macron named Elisabeth Borne as France's new prime minister, only the second woman in history to hold the post.All that and more, on West Coast Cookbook & Speakeasy with Chef de Cuisine Justice Putnam.Bon Appétit!~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~“As I ate the oysters with their strong taste of the sea and their faint metallic taste that the cold white wine washed away, leaving only the sea taste and the succulent texture, and as I drank their cold liquid from each shell and washed it down with the crisp taste of the wine, I lost the empty feeling and began to be happy and to make plans.” - Ernest Hemingway "A Moveable Feast"~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Show Notes & Links: https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2022/5/17/2098460/-West-Coast-Cookbook-amp-Speakeasy-Daily-Special-Tarrytown-Chowder-TuesdaysWCC&S Deep State Archive:https://archive.org/details/west_coast_cookbook_and_speakeasy_with_justice_putnam_21_nov_17

    West Coast Cookbook and Speakeasy - River City Hash Mondays 16 May 22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 16, 2022 62:51

    West Coast Cookbook & Speakeasy is Now Open! 8am-9am PT/ 11am-Noon ET for our especially special Daily Specials; River City Hash Mondays!Starting off in the Bistro Cafe, an investigation by the Georgetown Law Center reports that ICE can spy on the majority of adult Americans, and they do.Then, on the rest of the menu, the Labor Department ordered a restaurant in South Carolina to pay more than $600,000 to nearly one hundred workers who were forced to share their tips; the Detroit Three automakers reinstated their mask mandate at some Michigan facilities; and, Atlanta is submitting a formal bid to host the 2024 Democratic National Convention.After the break, we move to the Chef's Table where India banned exports of wheat amid its own food security concerns; and, in an historic shift, the ruling parties in Finland and Sweden agreed to join NATO.All that and more, on West Coast Cookbook & Speakeasy with Chef de Cuisine Justice Putnam.Bon Appétit!~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~"I was never a spy. I was with the OSS organization. We had a number of women, but we were all office help." -- Julia Child~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Show Notes & Links: https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2022/5/16/2098243/-West-Coast-Cookbook-amp-Speakeasy-Daily-Special-River-City-Hash-MondaysWCC&S Deep State Archive:https://archive.org/details/west_coast_cookbook_and_speakeasy_with_justice_putnam_21_nov_17The Netroots Radio Live Player:https://www.netrootsradio.com/

    West Coast Cookbook and Speakeasy - Blue Moon Spirits Fridays 13 May 22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 14, 2022 63:27

    West Coast Cookbook & Speakeasy is Now Open! 8am-9am PT/ 11am-Noon ET for our especially special Daily Specials; Blue Moon Spirits Friday!Starting off in the Bistro Cafe, the January 6 committee has subpoenaed five House Republicans after they stonewalled the panel.On the rest of the menu, Trump officials and meat processors worked closely to keep plants open in the first year of the pandemic, even though they knew workers were rapidly getting infected; the California Coastal Commission voted unanimously to deny a permit to build a $1.4 billion dollar seawater desalination plant; and, with Russia's invasion of Ukraine revealing Vlad's intent, the US Army is poised to revamp its forces in Alaska to better prepare for future cold-weather conflicts.After the break, we move to the Chef's Table where a European Union plan aims to help get wheat from Ukraine to the world; and, Costa Rica declared a state of emergency after a month of crippling ransomware attacks.All that and more, on West Coast Cookbook & Speakeasy with Chef de Cuisine Justice Putnam.Bon Appétit!~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~“Structural linguistics is a bitterly divided and unhappy profession, and a large number of its practitioners spend many nights drowning their sorrows in Ouisghian Zodahs.” ― Douglas Adams "The Restaurant at the End of the Universe"~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Show Notes & Links: https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2022/5/13/2097728/-West-Coast-Cookbook-amp-Speakeasy-Daily-Special-Blue-Moon-Spirits-FridaysWCC&S Deep State Archive:https://archive.org/details/west_coast_cookbook_and_speakeasy_with_justice_putnam_21_nov_17Netroots Radio Live Player:https://www.netrootsradio.com/

    West Coast Cookbook and Speakeasy - Metro Shrimp and Grits Thursdays 12 May 22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 14, 2022 63:32

    West Coast Cookbook & Speakeasy is Now Open! 8am-9am PT/ 11am-Noon ET for our especially special Daily Specials, Metro Shrimp & Grits Thursdays!Starting off in the Bistro Cafe, Eric Holder said an ‘indictment of Trump should be seriously considered.'Then, on the rest of the menu, Joe Biden waived executive privilege for a new set of Trump records; an Idaho health care network sued secessionist gubernatorial candidate Ammon Bundy and his armed mob after a protest they organized forced a hospital into lockdown; and, Herschel Walker's insulting campaign is the worst kind of sports idolatry.After the break, we move to the Chef's Table where the Sri Lankan leader vowed to shed powers and appoint a prime minister; and, Ukrainian refugees in Russia report interrogations, detention and other abuses at the ‘filtration camps.'All that and more, on West Coast Cookbook & Speakeasy with Chef de Cuisine Justice Putnam.Bon Appétit!~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~“Everyone in this good city enjoys the full right to pursue his own inclinations in all reasonable and, unreasonable ways.” -- The Daily Picayune, New Orleans, March 5, 1851~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Show Notes & Links: https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2022/5/12/2097501/-West-Coast-Cookbook-amp-Speakeasy-Daily-Special-Metro-Shrimp-amp-Grits-ThursdaysWCC&S Deep State Archive:https://archive.org/details/west_coast_cookbook_and_speakeasy_with_justice_putnam_21_nov_17Netroots Radio Live Player:https://www.netrootsradio.com/

    West Coast Cookbook and Speakeasy - Smothered Benedict Wednesdays 11 May 22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 12, 2022 63:17

    West Coast Cookbook & Speakeasy is Now Open! 8am-9am PT/ 11am-Noon ET for our especially special Daily Specials, Smothered Benedict Wednesdays!Starting off in the Bistro Cafe, Senator Whitehouse explained how "Brett Kavanaugh was not properly vetted and the FBI was not allowed to do a proper supplemental background investigation."On the rest of the menu, a Tennessee attorney with deep ties to Russian agents, said Russia is better at running elections than the US, that's why he's helping the GOP; the pandemic is getting tougher to track as COVID testing plunges; and, California laid out a plan to drastically cut fossil fuel use.After the break, we move to the Chef's Table where the Paraguay organized crime prosecutor was slain on a Colombian beach as he honeymooned with his new wife; and, an El Salvadoran court sentenced a woman who suffered an obstetric emergency that ended her pregnancy to thirty years in prison for aggravated homicide.All that and more, on West Coast Cookbook & Speakeasy with Chef de Cuisine Justice Putnam.Bon Appétit!~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Show Notes & Links: https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2022/5/11/2097285/-West-Coast-Cookbook-amp-Speakeasy-Daily-Special-Smothered-Benedict-Wednesdays

    West Coast Cookbook and Speakeasy - Tarrytown Chowder Tuesdays 10 May 22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 12, 2022 63:02

    West Coast Cookbook & Speakeasy is Now Open! 8am-9am PT/ 11am-Noon ET for our especially special Daily Special; Tarrytown Chowder Tuesdays!Starting off in the Bistro Cafe, Alito cited the recent decline in the ‘domestic supply of infants' for adoption as the reason to overturn Roe.Then, on the rest of the menu, Joe Biden announced that twenty internet companies have agreed to provide discounted service to people with low incomes; a $20 million HUD grant doubles the size of its eviction protection program; and, lawyers for Michael Sussmann say they plan to call a former New York Times reporter as a witness to help show the attorney is not guilty of the charges in Durham's witch hunt.After the break, we move to the Chef's Table where Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said that Chinese patriots are now firmly in charge of the city; and, Andy Warhol's iconic portrait of Marilyn Monroe sold for a cool $195 million, making it the most expensive work by a US artist ever sold at auction.All that and more, on West Coast Cookbook & Speakeasy with Chef de Cuisine Justice Putnam.Bon Appétit!~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~“As I ate the oysters with their strong taste of the sea and their faint metallic taste that the cold white wine washed away, leaving only the sea taste and the succulent texture, and as I drank their cold liquid from each shell and washed it down with the crisp taste of the wine, I lost the empty feeling and began to be happy and to make plans.” - Ernest Hemingway "A Moveable Feast"~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Show Notes & Links:https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2022/5/10/2097070/-West-Coast-Cookbook-amp-Speakeasy-Daily-Special-Tarrytown-Chowder-Tuesdays

    West Coast Cookbook and Speakeasy - River City Hash Mondays 09 May 22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 12, 2022 63:22

    West Coast Cookbook & Speakeasy is Now Open! 8am-9am PT/ 11am-Noon ET for our especially special Daily Specials; River City Hash Mondays!Starting off in the Bistro Cafe, the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe is on track to shake up the midterms.Then, on the rest of the menu, a confusing debate suggests homework is too much when it's often too little; the pandemic has pushed Oregon's public defender system to the brink; and, Daunte Wright's mother was injured by police while legally videotaping a traffic stop from across the street.After the break, we move to the Chef's Table where divisions in the Taliban deepen as Afghan women defy the nation's strict veil edict; and, Northern Ireland's rival parties are urged to work together after Sinn Fein's historic electoral victory.All that and more, on West Coast Cookbook & Speakeasy with Chef de Cuisine Justice Putnam.Bon Appétit!~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~"I was never a spy. I was with the OSS organization. We had a number of women, but we were all office help." -- Julia Child~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Show Notes & Links:https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2022/5/9/2096820/-West-Coast-Cookbook-Speakeasy-Daily-Special-River-City-Hash-Mondays

    West Coast Cookbook and Speakeasy - Blue Moon Spirits Fridays 06 May 22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 7, 2022 63:16

    West Coast Cookbook & Speakeasy is Now Open! 8am-9am PT/ 11am-Noon ET for our especially special Daily Specials; Blue Moon Spirits Friday!Starting off in the Bistro Cafe, “Alito's lies did not stop in his confirmation hearing.”On the rest of the menu, the Biden administration announced a wide-ranging enforcement strategy to hold industrial polluters accountable for damage done to poor and minority communities; the condition of some prominent US dams is kept secret in the national database; and, Rob Stein, the Democratic strategist who organized liberal donors as a counterweight to the network of conservative groups funded by the Koch Brothers and Richard Mellon Scaife, has died at age seventy-eight.After the break, we move to the Chef's Table where Asian stocks followed Wall Street lower as fears spread that US interest rate hikes to fight inflation might stall economic growth; and, a superyacht that American authorities say is owned by a Russian oligarch previously sanctioned for money laundering, has been seized by law enforcement in Fiji.All that and more, on West Coast Cookbook & Speakeasy with Chef de Cuisine Justice Putnam.Bon Appétit!~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~“Structural linguistics is a bitterly divided and unhappy profession, and a large number of its practitioners spend many nights drowning their sorrows in Ouisghian Zodahs.” ― Douglas Adams "The Restaurant at the End of the Universe"~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Show Notes & Links: https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2022/5/6/2096226/-West-Coast-Cookbook-amp-Speakeasy-Daily-Special-Blue-Moon-Spirits-FridaysWCC&S Deep Archive:https://archive.org/details/west_coast_cookbook_and_speakeasy_with_justice_putnam_21_nov_17

    West Coast Cookbook and Speakeasy - Metro Shrimp and Grits Thursdays 05 May 22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 5, 2022 62:48

    West Coast Cookbook & Speakeasy is Now Open! 8am-9am PT/ 11am-Noon ET for our especially special Daily Specials, Metro Shrimp & Grits Thursdays!Starting off in the Bistro Cafe, the constitution doesn't say a damn thing about witches in any amendment, but Alito cited a British jurist who routinely put them to death.Then, on the rest of the menu, Telecom groups ended their bid to block California's net neutrality law;; a Los Angeles hospital has been sued for racism in death of a Black mother who died hours after childbirth; and, Stacey Abrams raised a towering $11.7 million for the last three months in the Georgia governor's race.After the break, we move to the Chef's Table where the leaders of Britain and Japan are meeting today to announce a new defense agreement against the backdrop of the war in Ukraine; and, while the US marks one million dead from COVID-19, the World Health Organization estimates over fifteen million worldwide have succumbed to the virus.All that and more, on West Coast Cookbook & Speakeasy with Chef de Cuisine Justice Putnam.Bon Appétit!~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~“Everyone in this good city enjoys the full right to pursue his own inclinations in all reasonable and, unreasonable ways.” -- The Daily Picayune, New Orleans, March 5, 1851~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Show Notes & Links:https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2022/5/5/2096007/-West-Coast-Cookbook-amp-Speakeasy-Daily-Special-Metro-Shrimp-amp-Grits-Thursdays

    West Coast Cookbook and Speakeasy - Smothered Benedict Wednesdays 04 May 22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 4, 2022 63:12

    West Coast Cookbook & Speakeasy is Now Open! 8am-9am PT/ 11am-Noon ET for our especially special Daily Specials, Smothered Benedict Wednesdays!Starting off in the Bistro Cafe, the reasoning in Alito's ‘daft' opinion puts a bullseye on other long-held American rights.On the rest of the menu, the District of Columbia has reached a $750K settlement in the Trump inaugural lawsuit; New Mexico is seeking US disaster status to check the nation's current largest wildfire; and, a woman whose son was killed in an Illinois tornado, criticized Amazon for making him work on his day off that day.After the break, we move to the Chef's Table where Spain's government said it has nothing to hide in its spyware scandals; and, the United States will spotlight war-caused food insecurity at two United Nations events.All that and more, on West Coast Cookbook & Speakeasy with Chef de Cuisine Justice Putnam.Bon Appétit!~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~"To those of us who believe that all of life is sacred every crumb of bread and sip of wine is a Eucharist, a remembrance, a call to awareness of holiness right where we are. I want all of the holiness of the Eucharist to spill out beyond church walls, out of the hands of priests and into the regular streets and sidewalks, into the hands of regular, grubby people like you and me, onto our tables, in our kitchens and dining rooms and backyards.” -- Shauna Niequist "Bread and Wine: A Love Letter to Life Around the Table with Recipes"~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Show Notes & Links: https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2022/5/4/2095722/-West-Coast-Cookbook-amp-Speakeasy-Daily-Special-Smothered-Benedict-WednesdaysWCC&S Deep Archive:https://archive.org/details/west_coast_cookbook_and_speakeasy_with_justice_putnam_21_nov_17Netroots Radio Live Player:https://www.netrootsradio.com/

    West Coast Cookbook and Speakeasy - Tarrytown Chowder Tuesdays 03 May 22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 3, 2022 62:55

    West Coast Cookbook & Speakeasy is Now Open! 8am-9am PT/ 11am-Noon ET for our especially special Daily Special; Tarrytown Chowder Tuesdays!Starting off in the Bistro Cafe, Alito's leaked draft opinion is “as full-throated and muscular a decision as could ever be imagined.” Then, on the rest of the menu, lawmakers in eighteen states are following California's lead in offering legal refuge to displaced transgender youth and their families; DeSantis has vowed to eliminate gun permits and background checks in Florida; and, a bronze statue depicting one of Oklahoma's most famous Native American ballerinas was cut from its base outside a Tulsa museum and sold for scrap.After the break, we move to the Chef's Table where the first elected female leader of Panama's Wounaan Indigenous group has officially taken office; and, Poland urged the EU to slap sanctions on Russian oil and gas.All that and more, on West Coast Cookbook & Speakeasy with Chef de Cuisine Justice Putnam.Bon Appétit!~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~“As I ate the oysters with their strong taste of the sea and their faint metallic taste that the cold white wine washed away, leaving only the sea taste and the succulent texture, and as I drank their cold liquid from each shell and washed it down with the crisp taste of the wine, I lost the empty feeling and began to be happy and to make plans.” - Ernest Hemingway "A Moveable Feast"~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Show Notes & Links:https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2022/5/3/2095459/-West-Coast-Cookbook-amp-Speakeasy-Daily-Special-Tarrytown-Chowder-TuesdaysWCC&S Deep Archive:https://archive.org/details/west_coast_cookbook_and_speakeasy_with_justice_putnam_21_nov_17

    West Coast Cookbook and Speakeasy - River City Hash Mondays 02 May 22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 2, 2022 62:57

    West Coast Cookbook & Speakeasy is Now Open! 8am-9am PT/ 11am-Noon ET for our especially special Daily Specials; River City Hash Mondays!Starting off in the Bistro Cafe, the GOP messed around, now they are finding out.Then, on the rest of the menu, Black doctors say they face discrimination based on race; hundreds of US urban areas will become rural under new census criteria; and, the Connecticut Senate approved a bill that protects abortion providers.After the break, we move to the Chef's Table where despite a last minute debt payment, investors brace for Russia to default; and, Germany said weaning itself off of Russian oil by late summer is ‘realistic.'All that and more, on West Coast Cookbook & Speakeasy with Chef de Cuisine Justice Putnam.Bon Appétit!~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~"I was never a spy. I was with the OSS organization. We had a number of women, but we were all office help." -- Julia Child~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Show Notes & Links: https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2022/5/2/2095229/-West-Coast-Cookbook-amp-Speakeasy-Daily-Special-River-City-Hash-MondaysWCC&S Deep Archive: https://archive.org/details/west_coast_cookbook_and_speakeasy_with_justice_putnam_21_nov_17The Netroots Radio Live Player:https://www.netrootsradio.com/

    West Coast Cookbook and Speakeasy - Blue Moon Spirits Fridays 29 April 22

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 29, 2022 63:35

    West Coast Cookbook & Speakeasy is Now Open! 8am-9am PT/ 11am-Noon ET for our especially special Daily Specials; Blue Moon Spirits Friday!Starting off in the Bistro Cafe, McCarthy has proven himself to have been compromised.On the rest of the menu, Ron DeSantis is waging an all-out war on Florida residents' civil rights; sixteen states are suing the United States Postal Service to halt the purchases of thousands of “Louis DeJoy's gas-guzzling” mail trucks; and, California subpoenaed ExxonMobil as part of a first-of-its-kind broader investigation into the petroleum industry for its role in causing a global plastic pollution crisis.After the break, we move to the Chef's Table where NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Finland and Sweden could become members of the 30-nation military organization quite quickly; and, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres condemned attacks on civilians as Russian missiles struck Kyiv during his visit there with Zelenskyy.All that and more, on West Coast Cookbook & Speakeasy with Chef de Cuisine Justice Putnam.Bon Appétit!~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~“Structural linguistics is a bitterly divided and unhappy profession, and a large number of its practitioners spend many nights drowning their sorrows in Ouisghian Zodahs.” ― Douglas Adams "The Restaurant at the End of the Universe"~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Show Notes & Links: https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2022/4/29/2094733/-West-Coast-Cookbook-Speakeasy-Daily-Special-Blue-Moon-Spirits-FridaysWCC&S Deep Archive:https://archive.org/details/west_coast_cookbook_and_speakeasy_with_justice_putnam_21_nov_17The Netroots Radio Live Player:https://www.netrootsradio.com/

    West Coast Cookbook and Speakeasy - Metro Shrimp and Grits Thursdays 28 April 22fa

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 29, 2022 63:33

    West Coast Cookbook & Speakeasy is Now Open! 8am-9am PT/ 11am-Noon ET for our especially special Daily Specials, Metro Shrimp & Grits Thursdays!Starting off in the Bistro Cafe, Trump is no less dangerous for being a ridiculous buffoon.Then, on the rest of the menu, millionaire candidates and billionaire investors are pouring in the big bucks to win Republican primaries for open US Senate seats in Ohio and Pennsylvania; ads for jobs in New York City will have to say what they pay; and, older people fret less about aging in the place they live, but only if they are white.After the break, we move to the Chef's Table where one hundred Holocaust survivors asked people to stand with them and remember the Nazi genocide to avoid repeating the horrors of the past; and, prewar data theft armed Russia with information it can use to identify and locate Ukrainians most likely to resist an occupation, and target them for internment, or worse.All that and more, on West Coast Cookbook & Speakeasy with Chef de Cuisine Justice Putnam.Bon Appétit!~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~“Everyone in this good city enjoys the full right to pursue his own inclinations in all reasonable and, unreasonable ways.” -- The Daily Picayune, New Orleans, March 5, 1851~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Show Notes & Links: https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2022/4/28/2094534/-West-Coast-Cookbook-amp-Speakeasy-Daily-Special-Metro-Shrimp-amp-Grits-ThursdaysWCC&S Deep Archive:https://archive.org/details/west_coast_cookbook_and_speakeasy_with_justice_putnam_21_nov_17Netroots Radio Live Player:https://www.netrootsradio.com/

    West Coast Cookbook and Speakeasy - Smothered Benedict Wednesdays 27 April 22

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 27, 2022 63:04

    West Coast Cookbook & Speakeasy is Now Open! 8am-9am PT/ 11am-Noon ET for our especially special Daily Specials, Smothered Benedict Wednesdays!Starting off in the Bistro Cafe, turns out Kevin McCarthy thinks the same way about Trump as the rest of us do.On the rest of the menu, one of the largest providers of military housing in the United States continues to respond inadequately to mold and other structural problems; Southern California's gigantic water supplier is requiring about 6 million people to cut their outdoor watering to one day a week as drought continues to plague the state; and, after a joint investigation by the National Women's Soccer League and its players' association, the Houston Dash suspended general manager and head coach James Clarkson on allegations of discrimination, harassment and abuse.After the break, we move to the Chef's Table where Russia is already setting it's sights on Moldova; and, the UN General Assembly took a first step to put the five permanent members of the Security Council under the spotlight whenever they use their veto power.All that and more, on West Coast Cookbook & Speakeasy with Chef de Cuisine Justice Putnam.Bon Appétit!~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~"To those of us who believe that all of life is sacred every crumb of bread and sip of wine is a Eucharist, a remembrance, a call to awareness of holiness right where we are. I want all of the holiness of the Eucharist to spill out beyond church walls, out of the hands of priests and into the regular streets and sidewalks, into the hands of regular, grubby people like you and me, onto our tables, in our kitchens and dining rooms and backyards.” -- Shauna Niequist "Bread and Wine: A Love Letter to Life Around the Table with Recipes"~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Show Notes & Links: https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2022/4/27/2094298/-West-Coast-Cookbook-amp-Speakeasy-Daily-Special-Smothered-Benedict-WednesdaysWCC&S Deep Archive:https://archive.org/details/west_coast_cookbook_and_speakeasy_with_justice_putnam_21_nov_17

    West Coast Cookbook and Speakeasy - Tarrytown Chowder Tuesdays 26 April 22fb

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 27, 2022 63:26

    West Coast Cookbook & Speakeasy is Now Open! 8am-9am PT/ 11am-Noon ET for our especially special Daily Special; Tarrytown Chowder Tuesdays!Starting off in the Bistro Cafe, new details explain why Pence told his Secret Service detail, “I'm not getting in the car, Tim.”Then, on the rest of the menu, the White House warned congress that without funding, the US will lose out on Covid treatments; with the midterms looming, one of Joe Biden's closest aides is leaving the White House to take on a role as senior adviser to the Democratic National Committee; and, the White House seeks more power to counter the nefarious use of drones in the US.After the break, we move to the Chef's Table where the co-leader of German Chancellor Olaf Scholz's party urged former Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder, whose ties to the Russian energy industry have left him increasingly isolated at home, to leave the party; and, far-right Putin darling, Marine Le Pen, is now plotting to take over the French parliament after her decisive loss to Macron.All that and more, on West Coast Cookbook & Speakeasy with Chef de Cuisine Justice Putnam.Bon Appétit!~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~“As I ate the oysters with their strong taste of the sea and their faint metallic taste that the cold white wine washed away, leaving only the sea taste and the succulent texture, and as I drank their cold liquid from each shell and washed it down with the crisp taste of the wine, I lost the empty feeling and began to be happy and to make plans.” - Ernest Hemingway "A Moveable Feast"~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Show Notes & Links: https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2022/4/26/2094083/-West-Coast-Cookbook-amp-Speakeasy-Daily-Special-Tarrytown-Chowder-TuesdaysWCC&S Deep Archive:https://archive.org/details/west_coast_cookbook_and_speakeasy_with_justice_putnam_21_nov_17

    West Coast Cookbook and Speakeasy - River City Hash Mondays 25 April 22

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 25, 2022 63:31

    West Coast Cookbook & Speakeasy is Now Open! 8am-9am PT/ 11am-Noon ET for our especially special Daily Specials; River City Hash Mondays!Starting off in the Bistro Cafe, in a wide-ranging interview, Elizabeth Warren spoke for a lot of us when she called Kevin McCarthy a ‘liar' and ‘traitor' over the January 6 tape.Then, on the rest of the menu, the Supreme Court is set to weigh the Trump-era ‘Remain in Mexico' asylum policy; the national average retail price of regular-grade gasoline continuing to drop for weeks is a sure sign that Biden and the Dems are in disarray; and, the GOP still has questions about the financial dealings of Hunter Biden, and when they take over the government again, they intend to do something about it.After the break, we move to the Chef's Table where an opposition liberal party convincingly won the parliamentary election in Slovenia, handing a major defeat for the right wing populist Prime Minister; and, President Joe Biden commemorated the 107th anniversary of the “Armenian genocide,” issuing a statement in memory of the 1.5 million Armenians “who were deported, massacred or marched to their deaths in a campaign of extermination.”All that and more, on West Coast Cookbook & Speakeasy with Chef de Cuisine Justice Putnam.Bon Appétit!~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~"I was never a spy. I was with the OSS organization. We had a number of women, but we were all office help." -- Julia Child~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Show Notes & Links: https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2022/4/25/2093839/-West-Coast-Cookbook-amp-Speakeasy-Daily-Special-River-City-Hash-MondaysWCC&S Deep Archive:https://archive.org/details/west_coast_cookbook_and_speakeasy_with_justice_putnam_21_nov_17Netroots Radio Live Player:https://www.netrootsradio.com/

    West Coast Cookbook and Speakeasy - Blue Moon Spirits Fridays April 22 2022fa

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 23, 2022 62:56

    West Coast Cookbook & Speakeasy is Now Open! 8am-9am PT/ 11am-Noon ET for our especially special Daily Specials; Blue Moon Spirits Friday!Starting off in the Bistro Cafe, lordy, there are tapes, lots and lots of tapes.On the rest of the menu, a fired Philadelphia police officer was arrested for aggravated assault in the beating of a mother who was pulled from her SUV after accidentally driving into civil unrest with her 2-year-old son in the car; the same universities that paid JD Vance $70K to promote his book, Vance now bashes as a Senate candidate for being commie groomers; and, the Supreme Court kept alive a California man's hope of reclaiming a valuable masterpiece taken from his family by the Nazis and now on display in a Spanish museum.After the break, we move to the Chef's Table where China's credit card processor has refused to work with banks in Russia to avoid sanctions over Vlad's war on Ukraine; and, an Egyptian court sentenced a former member of parliament to ten years in prison for smuggling antiquities out of the country.All that and more, on West Coast Cookbook & Speakeasy with Chef de Cuisine Justice Putnam.Bon Appétit!~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~“Structural linguistics is a bitterly divided and unhappy profession, and a large number of its practitioners spend many nights drowning their sorrows in Ouisghian Zodahs.” ― Douglas Adams "The Restaurant at the End of the Universe"~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Show Notes & Links: https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2022/4/22/2093344/-West-Coast-Cookbook-amp-Speakeasy-Daily-Special-Blue-Moon-Spirits-Fridays

    West Coast Cookbook and Speakeasy - Metro Shrimp and Grits Thursdays 21 April 22fa

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 21, 2022 63:17

    West Coast Cookbook & Speakeasy is Now Open! 8am-9am PT/ 11am-Noon ET for our especially special Daily Specials, Metro Shrimp & Grits Thursdays!Starting off in the Bistro Cafe, “a vote for Republicans is a vote to destroy Democracy.”Then, on the rest of the menu, twenty-one people have been charged nationwide with one hundred-fifty million dollars in COVID fraud; more than fifty Republicans who once joined a lawsuit claiming the House's pandemic-era proxy voting was unconstitutional have voted by proxy this year, remotely without showing up; and, shoddy record keeping left thousands of Americans saddled with student debt that should have been automatically canceled.After the break, we move to the Chef's Table where imprisoned Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny accused French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen of deep Kremlin ties; and, Germany's domestic intelligence agency said that known antisemitic offenses are only “the tip of the iceberg.”All that and more, on West Coast Cookbook & Speakeasy with Chef de Cuisine Justice Putnam.Bon Appétit!~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~“Everyone in this good city enjoys the full right to pursue his own inclinations in all reasonable and, unreasonable ways.” -- The Daily Picayune, New Orleans, March 5, 1851~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Show Notes & Links:https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2022/4/21/2093151/-West-Coast-Cookbook-amp-Speakeasy-Daily-Special-Metro-Shrimp-amp-Grits-ThursdaysWCC&S Deep Archive:https://archive.org/details/west_coast_cookbook_and_speakeasy_with_justice_putnam_21_nov_17The Netroots Radio Live Player:https://www.netrootsradio.com/

    West Coast Cookbook and Speakeasy - Smothered Benedict Wednesdays 20 April 22fa

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 20, 2022 63:12

    West Coast Cookbook & Speakeasy is Now Open! 8am-9am PT/ 11am-Noon ET for our especially special Daily Specials, Smothered Benedict Wednesdays!Starting off in the Bistro Cafe, Michigan Democratic State Senator Mallory McMorrow gave a fiery rebuke to a Republican colleague's fundraising email that accused her of wanting to "groom and sexualize kindergartners."On the rest of the menu, a majority of Americans continue to support a mask requirement for people traveling on airplanes and other shared transportation; Florida Governor DeSantis raised the stakes in his battle with Disney over his capricious “Don't Say Gay” law; and, California leads the effort to restore the original floodplains in the San Joaquin Valley from one hundred-fifty years ago.After the break, we move to the Chef's Table where Slovakia's former Prime Minister Robert Fico is facing criminal charges; and, a massive cyberattack has crippled the Puerto Rico toll collection system.All that and more, on West Coast Cookbook & Speakeasy with Chef de Cuisine Justice Putnam.Bon Appétit!~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~"To those of us who believe that all of life is sacred every crumb of bread and sip of wine is a Eucharist, a remembrance, a call to awareness of holiness right where we are. I want all of the holiness of the Eucharist to spill out beyond church walls, out of the hands of priests and into the regular streets and sidewalks, into the hands of regular, grubby people like you and me, onto our tables, in our kitchens and dining rooms and backyards.” -- Shauna Niequist "Bread and Wine: A Love Letter to Life Around the Table with Recipes"~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Show Notes & Links: https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2022/4/20/2092970/-West-Coast-Cookbook-amp-Speakeasy-Daily-Special-Smothered-Benedict-WednesdaysWCC&S Deep Archive:https://archive.org/details/west_coast_cookbook_and_speakeasy_with_justice_putnam_21_nov_17

    West Coast Cookbook and Speakeasy - Tarrytown Chowder Tuesdays 19 April 22

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 19, 2022 63:11

    West Coast Cookbook & Speakeasy is Now Open! 8am-9am PT/ 11am-Noon ET for our especially special Daily Special; Tarrytown Chowder Tuesdays!Starting off in the Bistro Cafe, the fascist tool of “Eliminationist rhetoric” has gained an alarming foothold in Trump-era politics.Then, on the rest of the menu, Michigan's longest-serving congressman said death threats by extreme far-right members in his party are “a detriment to getting good people to run;” the Biden administration is requiring that all steel used in infrastructure projects be made in the US; and, a judge ruled Amazon must reinstate a former warehouse employee who was fired in the early days of the pandemic for leading a protest calling for the company to do more to protect employees against COVID-19.After the break, we move to the Chef's Table where the European Union's fraud agency accused French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen of embezzlement just days before her run-off election against Macron; and, Archbishop of Canterbury criticized the British government's plan to put some asylum-seekers on one-way flights to Rwanda as going against God's plan.All that and more, on West Coast Cookbook & Speakeasy with Chef de Cuisine Justice Putnam.Bon Appétit!~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~“As I ate the oysters with their strong taste of the sea and their faint metallic taste that the cold white wine washed away, leaving only the sea taste and the succulent texture, and as I drank their cold liquid from each shell and washed it down with the crisp taste of the wine, I lost the empty feeling and began to be happy and to make plans.” - Ernest Hemingway "A Moveable Feast"~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Show Notes & Links: https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2022/4/19/2092759/-West-Coast-Cookbook-amp-Speakeasy-Daily-Special-Tarrytown-Chowder-TuesdaysWCC&S Deep Archive:https://archive.org/details/west_coast_cookbook_and_speakeasy_with_justice_putnam_21_nov_17

    West Coast Cookbook and Speakeasy - River City Hash Mondays 18 April 22fb

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 18, 2022 63:01

    West Coast Cookbook & Speakeasy is Now Open! 8am-9am PT/ 11am-Noon ET for our especially special Daily Specials; River City Hash Mondays!Starting off in the Bistro Cafe, the war in Ukraine looms over Biden's agenda.Then, on the rest of the menu, some state lawmakers are calling it quits because they can't afford to serve; modest-income buyers are being priced out of new-vehicle market; and a container ship stuck for more than a month in Chesapeake Bay has finally been re-floated.After the break, we move to the Chef's Table where Swedes are fed up with three days of demonstrations across the Nordic nation by a Danish anti-immigrant far-right extremist group; and, WNBA players say life in Russia was lucrative, but lonely.All that and more, on West Coast Cookbook & Speakeasy with Chef de Cuisine Justice Putnam.Bon Appétit!~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~"I was never a spy. I was with the OSS organization. We had a number of women, but we were all office help." -- Julia Child~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Show Notes & Links: https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2022/4/18/2092527/-West-Coast-Cookbook-Speakeasy-Daily-Special-River-City-Hash-MondaysWCC&S Deep Archive:https://archive.org/details/west_coast_cookbook_and_speakeasy_with_justice_putnam_21_nov_17Netroots Radio Live Player:https://www.netrootsradio.com/

    West Coast Cookbook and Speakeasy - Blue Moon Spirits Fridays 15 April 22

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 16, 2022 63:28

    West Coast Cookbook & Speakeasy is Now Open! 8am-9am PT/ 11am-Noon ET for our especially special Daily Specials; Blue Moon Spirits Friday!Starting off in the Bistro Cafe, Trump still can't bring himself to say Putin is evil.On the rest of the menu, the Office of the Virginia attorney general denied it gave a pedophile cop a plea deal, but it did; a Tennessee Republican praised Hitler for leading a 'life that got him in the history books'; and, tens of thousands of California grocery store workers approved a new contract with the major supermarket chains.After the break, we move to the Chef's Table where China said it would reject “any pressure or coercion” to persuade Moscow to end the war in Ukraine; and, concerned scientists and worried government officials probe a massive sea urchin die-off in the Caribbean.All that and more, on West Coast Cookbook & Speakeasy with Chef de Cuisine Justice Putnam.Bon Appétit!~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~“Structural linguistics is a bitterly divided and unhappy profession, and a large number of its practitioners spend many nights drowning their sorrows in Ouisghian Zodahs.” ― Douglas Adams "The Restaurant at the End of the Universe"~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Show Notes & Links:https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2022/4/15/2092095/-West-Coast-Cookbook-amp-Speakeasy-Daily-Special-Blue-Moon-Spirits-FridaysWCC&S Deep Archive: https://archive.org/details/west_coast_cookbook_and_speakeasy_with_justice_putnam_21_nov_17

    West Coast Cookbook and Speakeasy - Metro Shrimp and Grits Thursdays 14 April 22

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 15, 2022 63:07

    West Coast Cookbook & Speakeasy is Now Open! 8am-9am PT/ 11am-Noon ET for our especially special Daily Specials, Metro Shrimp & Grits Thursdays!Starting off in the Bistro Cafe, the Justice Department refusing a request from the House Oversight Committee for an inventory of Trump materials is the strongest sign yet that the Feds are investigating Trump.Then, on the rest of the menu, state and local governments across the United States are distributing millions of dollars they received from the American Rescue Plan to fight homelessness; Frontier Airlines has settled a discrimination lawsuit brought by a group of flight attendants who claimed the carrier discriminated against them during pregnancy; and, multiple US government agencies issued a joint alert warning of the discovery of a suite of malicious cyber tools that are capable of sabotaging the energy sector and other critical industries.After the break, we move to the Chef's Table where agricultural workers in the Horn of Africa are preparing for their most severe drought in forty years; and, echoing the Kremlin line, French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen warned against sending any more weapons to Ukraine.All that and more, on West Coast Cookbook & Speakeasy with Chef de Cuisine Justice Putnam.Bon Appétit!~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~“Everyone in this good city enjoys the full right to pursue his own inclinations in all reasonable and, unreasonable ways.” -- The Daily Picayune, New Orleans, March 5, 1851~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Show Notes & Links: https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2022/4/14/2091876/-West-Coast-Cookbook-amp-Speakeasy-Daily-Special-Metro-Shrimp-amp-Grits-ThursdaysWCC&S Deep Archive:https://archive.org/details/west_coast_cookbook_and_speakeasy_with_justice_putnam_21_nov_17

    West Coast Cookbook and Speakeasy - Smothered Benedict Wednesdays 13 April 22

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 13, 2022 62:53

    West Coast Cookbook & Speakeasy is Now Open! 8am-9am PT/ 11am-Noon ET for our especially special Daily Specials, Smothered Benedict Wednesdays!Starting off in the Bistro Cafe, Putin lashing out at NATO has backfired as more countries want to join the alliance.On the rest of the menu, the Wisconsin Supreme Court is set to hear arguments on whether the amount of ballot boxes should be increased, or are ballot boxes a conspiracy by pedophiles to destroy America; the New York lieutenant governor resigned after his arrest in a federal probe on corruption; and, after his Republican colleagues finally turned on him, the South Dakota attorney general became the first official to be impeached in the state's history.After the break, we move to the Chef's Table where the potential of a far-right victory in France is seen as a threat to the European Union: and, a cryptocurrency expert was sentenced to more than five years in federal prison for helping North Korea evade US sanctions.All that and more, on West Coast Cookbook & Speakeasy with Chef de Cuisine Justice Putnam.Bon Appétit!~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~"To those of us who believe that all of life is sacred every crumb of bread and sip of wine is a Eucharist, a remembrance, a call to awareness of holiness right where we are. I want all of the holiness of the Eucharist to spill out beyond church walls, out of the hands of priests and into the regular streets and sidewalks, into the hands of regular, grubby people like you and me, onto our tables, in our kitchens and dining rooms and backyards.” -- Shauna Niequist "Bread and Wine: A Love Letter to Life Around the Table with Recipes"~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Show Notes & Links: https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2022/4/13/2091688/-West-Coast-Cookbook-amp-Speakeasy-Daily-Special-Smothered-Benedict-WednesdaysWCC&S Deep Archive:https://archive.org/details/west_coast_cookbook_and_speakeasy_with_justice_putnam_21_nov_17

    West Coast Cookbook and Speakeasy - Tarrytown Chowder Tuesdays 12 April 22

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 13, 2022 63:04

    West Coast Cookbook & Speakeasy is Now Open! 8am-9am PT/ 11am-Noon ET for our especially special Daily Special; Tarrytown Chowder Tuesdays!Starting off in the Bistro Cafe, Jared Kushner secured a two billion dollar investment from the Saudis despite lacking the qualifications to handle such an investment.Then, on the rest of the menu, the National Urban League released its annual report on the State of Black America, and its findings are grim; California utility Pacific Gas & Electric will pay $55 million to avoid criminal prosecution for two massive wildfires; and, the Georgia elections lawsuit backed by Stacy Abrams goes to a bench trial.After the break, we move to the Chef's Table where Israeli spyware maker NSO Group turned to the US Supreme Court for immunity in the WhatsApp suit; and, Joe Biden urged India's Narendra Modi not to accelerate the buying of Russian oil.All that and more, on West Coast Cookbook & Speakeasy with Chef de Cuisine Justice Putnam.Bon Appétit!~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~“As I ate the oysters with their strong taste of the sea and their faint metallic taste that the cold white wine washed away, leaving only the sea taste and the succulent texture, and as I drank their cold liquid from each shell and washed it down with the crisp taste of the wine, I lost the empty feeling and began to be happy and to make plans.” - Ernest Hemingway "A Moveable Feast"~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Show Notes & Links: https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2022/4/12/2091483/-West-Coast-Cookbook-amp-Speakeasy-Daily-Special-Tarrytown-Chowder-TuesdaysWCC&S Deep Archive:https://archive.org/details/west_coast_cookbook_and_speakeasy_with_justice_putnam_21_nov_17