I started the show announcing that its entirety would be dedicated to Bravo’s Real Housewives of Orange County and its season finale that aired last night.
I was kidding.
Here’s today’s great show: Listen to “#HausRules – 11.1.16” on Spreaker.
HausGuest – Jillian Kay Melchior
One of Heat Street’s BEST writers and journalists, Jillian has been a multiple-repeat HausGuest and is one of my FAVES. I’d first heard her YEARS ago on Dennis Miller’s much-missed show and LOVED her way back then.
We first talked about the careful protections that the (not too far from me) University of Redlands extended to precious snowflake students who might be hurt/offended over a conservative group’s Halloween funeral:
That led to a broader discussion of free speech issues and Jillian mentioned the recent addition of Ayaan Hirsi Ali and Maajid Nawaz by the Southern Poverty Law Center as “Anti-Muslim Extremists”:
We concluded by talking about the Rolling Stone / University of Virginia lawsuit over the magazine’s fake rape case article. Jillian has been closely following this story and has written a lot about it:
- Today is #WorldVeganDay:
— andrew lawrence (@andrewlawrence) November 1, 2016
— PETA UK (@PETAUK) November 1, 2016
- This was my favorite story from Halloween:
OMG, my heart is exploding right now. Dad of the year just passed out candy to everyone on the flight so his 3 year old could trick or treat pic.twitter.com/vfsAcYNrhr
— Stephanie Kahan (@stephaniekahan) November 1, 2016
- Hillary won the award for the “Most hilarious Tweet of the day” (note the headline of the linked article):
- Mitt Romney’s costume was the BEST:
— Katie Johnson (@kjon) November 1, 2016
- Best political Tweet of the day:
I'd like to pass a law ordering that the 2020 presidential campaign cannot begin until January 2020.
— Michelle Ray (@GaltsGirl) October 31, 2016
- Hillary TRIED to make an issue over a potential connection between Russia and Trump, but failed:
- CNN ousted Donna Brazile:
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