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    July 28, 2013 @ 10:52 pm

    Brain Trust Live #71 - POPULAR HATE - 7/29/13

    In Which We Discuss:

    1. Another Anthony Weiner scandal brings exasperated calls for new Weiner puns

    2. Steve King says out loud what’s on the mind of all Republicans out there.  Hint: It’s racist

    3. We’re pivoting back to the economy!  Again!

    4. A rousing discussion of populism in presidential politics

    5. A triumvirate of hatred that would make even Steve King proud.

    6. Plus, an update on one Chinese city’s losing battle against sinkholes.

    And now we're on Instagram!  Think of the excitement!  Look us up at "braintrustlive," and as always, check us out on Twitter (@braintrustlive) and Facebook pages throughout the week for links, musings and more!

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    July 22, 2013 @ 11:01 pm

    Brain Trust Live #70 - THE LIFE AND DEATH OF BABIES - 7/23/13

    In Which We Discuss:

    1. Breaking news: Baby born in Britain!

    2. Lack of justice in Florida still causing near riots elsewhere

    3. A rare point/counterpoint on the Rolling Stone cover

    4. Canadian immigrant Ted Cruz is currently America’s leading immigrant hater/constitution denier

    5. John Boehner: America’s most important lawmaker, hates making laws.

    6. Detroit mysteriously just now declaring bankruptcy

    7. North Dakota’s restrictive abortion law gets its day in court, gets laughed out of the room

    And now we're on Instagram!  Think of the excitement!  Look us up at "braintrustlive," and as always, check us out on Twitter (@braintrustlive) and Facebook pages throughout the week for links, musings and more!

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    July 14, 2013 @ 10:06 pm

    Brain Trust Live #69 - BROKEN JUSTICE AND BROKEN BONES - 7/15/13

    In Which We Discuss:

    1. Committing murder now officially legal in Florida.

    2. And while carrying a concealed weapon into the texas statehouse may be fine, carrying a tampon is crossing the line

    3. Canadian Senator Ted Cruz clearly begins his pre-presidential goodwill tour...not realizing he’s in the wrong country.

    4. Harry Reid revives talk of the nuclear option, after previously agreeing it wasn’t needed.

    5. Prominent conservative accidentally endorses single payer health care plan...again

    6. Seriously...what’s going on with tv news?

    And now we're on Instagram!  Think of the excitement!  Look us up at "braintrustlive," and as always, check us out on Twitter (@braintrustlive) and Facebook pages throughout the week for links, musings and more!

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    July 7, 2013 @ 11:06 pm

    Brain Trust Live #68 - BELATED BLOWBACK - 7/8/13

    In Which We Discuss:

    1.  Finding inspiration in Texas’ legislators, hundreds of GOP politicians decide they don’t like having female supporters either

    2. North Carolina takes on the biggest threats of them all, Sharia law... and voting

    3. Obama’s doing what he does best, chipping away at his one achievement.

    4. A tragic human interest story tailor made for CNN and the podcast BBF Jill takes up all 24 hours of the news cycle

    5. Egypt stages a military coup in order to save democracy

    6. Brazil’s experiments with the Olympics continue, meanwhile, Tulsa’s experiment is just getting started

    7. And some tips and tricks that will come in handy during your next transit strike experience

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