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    August 25, 2013 @ 7:10 pm

    BRAIN TRUST LIVE #75 - THE DAY THE NEWS CAME (W/ GUEST: ARTHUR TEBBEL) - 8/26/13

    In Which We Discuss:


    1. Syria gets more crazy by the moment, but luckily Al Jazeera America launched just in time to gives us the facts no one else would


    2. Only 50 years later, MLK’s "I Have a Dream" speech is finally front page news at the Washington Post


    3. Bradley/Chelsea Manning’s surprise announcement sparks an entire week of pronoun debates


    4. Serial sexual harasser Bob Filner FINALLY resigns as mayor of San Diego


    5. Ted Cruz doesn’t realize he’s Canadian, despite having been born in a canadian hospital... in Canada


    6. NYT gives ambivalent endorsement to Quinn...and Lila is furious!


    7. America’s long crazy history of secession finds its latest example in the potential new state of North Colorado


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    August 18, 2013 @ 10:53 pm

    BRAIN TRUST LIVE #74 - OUR FAIR ECONOMY (W/ GUEST: KEVIN MCDONALD) - 8/19/13

    In Which We Discuss:


    1. Some serious shit’s going down in Egypt.  No one knows what to do.


    2. North Carolina certain that putting a halt to all voting will put a stop to their invisible voter fraud epidemic


    3. Economics expert Kevin McDonald explains money to us like we’re toddlers


    4. State Fair updates, from butter cows to rodeo clowns


    5. Steve King on round three of defending his racism and still not sorry


    6. Bill Clinton doing a worse job of controlling his foundation than he did of the entire country


    7. Bob Filner will literally sexually harass your great grandmother


    8. Creationist author gives us the reason we’ve needed to re-up our dragon insurance

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    August 14, 2013 @ 12:14 am

    HILLARY ROUNDTABLE (EXTENDED DISCUSSION) w/ MIKE NUTTALL

    Click here to check out our full discussion with friend-of-the-podcast and Hillary supporter Mike Nuttall!

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    August 11, 2013 @ 10:08 pm

    BRAIN TRUST LIVE #73 - HILLARY PILLORY - 8/12/13

    In Which We Discuss:


    1. NSA showdown scorecard: Snowden 1, Obama 0


    2. From Larry Summers to Putin’s posture problems, Obama covers it all in his pre-vacation press conference


    3. Our special guest Mike Nuttal joins us for a discussion of the 2016 presidential contenders


    4. If we had a dollar for every time this was in the rundown we’d be rich...Steve King’s racist!


    5. Jeff Bezos buys Washington Post, journalism continues to face an uncertain future


    6. This week in pot meet kettle...Rush Limbaugh calls Oprah Winfrey fat


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    August 4, 2013 @ 10:36 pm

    BRAIN TRUST LIVE #72 - GUEST: GRANT SLOSS - 8/5/13

    In Which We Discuss (w/ SPECIAL GUEST GRANT SLOSS!):

    1. Obama has gall to turn another year older, and the world responds with threat of violence

    2. Bradley Manning is sentenced with up to 100 years in jail, meanwhile Edward Snowden suffers a much worse fate...1 year in Russia

    3. 2016 speculation update - every human being may or may not be running for president

    4. 40th times is again the charm as Obamacare is overturned by congress in a new and inventive way

    5. Mitch McConnell’s tea party opposition might be more coherent than he is

    6. Devoid of Weiner news, we take refuge in an actual scandal

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