T&Z Talk With Trupiano and Zombeck

T&Z Talk is what happens when a seasoned, veteran radio host and a featured Huffington Post blogger get together and talk about the world. It's news from the day, the day before, and opinion. Lot's of opinion. But above all, it's informative and entertaining. TandZ Talk, discussing national politics, social issues, and general conversation about things we find interesting. Tony Trupiano and Richard Zombeck, two strong Progressive voices for social, economic, and political change in America.
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T&Z Talk is what happens when a seasoned, veteran radio host and a featured Huffington Post blogger get together and talk.

Jul 29, 2016

Hillary Clinton's final night and her acceptance speech. We picked our favorite moments and some we didn't like. We both agree that it was a great show and Clinton, while getting a slow start, made the night and may have changed some minds.

Jul 28, 2016

The third day of the Democratic National Convention was a big night and Tony and Richard cover the highlights of the evening with speeches from President Obama, Vice President Biden, former Mayor Michael Bloomberg, and Senator Tim Kaine's impression of Donald Trump. The entire evening was on home run after an another with nearly every speaker knocking it out of the park.

Jul 26, 2016

What a difference a week makes. After the hate filled and vile vitriol the GOP subjected us to ;ast week, it was the DNC's turn at a convention. From day one it has started to look more like the America many hope for.

Cory Booker: A new rising star and and an incredible speaker. It's not his first time on the national stage, but boy what a show.

Michelle Obama: Not her first time either. And for someone who's had their speeches stolen by the GOP, this one that she gave at the DNC is definitely worth stealing. Some have even called it one of the best speeches given at the convention.

Sarah Silverman: After being all about Bernie, Silverman has thrown her support behind Sanders much to the chagrin of a booing faction in the crowd. Silverman, after some thought, let them have it in only the way a comedian can.

Paul Simon: Frankly, he sucked.

Jul 25, 2016
Jon Stewart on Trump, Trump's Apocalypse, and Bernie Speaks

Jon Stewart: During a surprise appearance on The Tonight Show, Stewart hacks away at Trump, FOX, and Hannity. He really goes after Hannity

Trump on the RNC: Trump appeared on Meet the Press with talking head Chuck Todd to discuss BREXIT, Muslims, his Wall. Basically, everything he knows nothing about.

Bernie: Sanders addresses the issues surrounding the DNC and the emails recently hacked and released.

Hannity: "Lumpy" responds to Jon Stewart's rant and it's pathetic. Junior: Donald

Trump Jr. looses his sh*t with Jake Trapper on CNN.

Jul 20, 2016

Baton Rouge: Gov. Bel Edwards of Louisiana addresses the shootings in Baton Rouge.

Gingrich and King: race relations and racism as explained by old white men. Steve King had something particularly ridiculous and disgusting to say about sub humans on CNN.

Plagiarism: Melania a Trump has been accused of plagiarizing one of Michelle Obama’s speeches from four years ago. Richard and Tony uncover the smoking gun that proves the speech was copied. And a surprising revelation from Donald Trump Jr.

Jul 14, 2016

Pokemon-Go: People have been plowing into trees and walking off cliffs.

Trump's VP: Who will it be and what will they do? What kind of person takes that job?

D.L. Hughley: On FOX with Megyn Kelley, D.L. and the host get into a heating exchange.

Tim Scott: Sen. Scott talks about what it's like to be a black man in the Senate. The GOP lawmaker has some surprising stories to recount.

Jul 14, 2016

Dallas, Dallas, and Dallas. In this episode we look into the aftermath of Dallas and what three prominent figures had to offer in the way of vision and the future. Is it more relevant that two of the men are black? Does that play a role? And does that very simple and obvious fact make a difference?

Jul 13, 2016

Bernie Sanders: Appearing with Hillary, Bernie gives his endorsement to the Democratic nominee after his own speech about the revolution.

Giuliani and Gohmert: Both of these old white men weigh in on what it is to be black in America.

White Boy Privilege: The 1st place winner of an 8th grade poetry slam has more understanding about white privilege than most.

Buddhist Opinion: Monk Pema Chodron has an opinion about how black lives matter.

Jul 11, 2016

Tony and Richard discuss the tragic events over the weekend in Dallas and around the country. The right's reaction to and the way the media reacts in knee jerk impulses and immediately takes to social media to say, at times, stupid things. Where's the accountability? We hear from Cornell Williams Brooks of the NAACP, Rudy Giuliani, Rush Limbaugh and more.