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    May 27, 2014 @ 11:23 pm

    BTL #109 - MANIFESTO FEST - 5/27/14

    In Which We Discuss:


    1. War on Masculinity claims another victim as the War on Guns continues amassing a staggering record of defeat


    2. Feminism is en vogue this month.  Try it.


    3. If Darrell Issa can’t win Benghazi, he’ll make sure nobody can


    4. Ukraine is either at war with itself or with Russia, nobody can be sure, but one thing that is sure is that everybody is dying


    5. Obama’s latest drawdown proposal brings up the important question of why we still have troops in Afghanistan to begin with


    6. The Volunteer State will not be stopped by socialist Europe when it comes to murdering its own citizens in cruel and unusual ways


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    April 21, 2014 @ 11:35 pm

    BTL #106 - CLINTON 2064 - 4/22/14

    In Which We Discuss:


    1. Russia signs agreement to track down those dirty scoundrels destabilizing Ukraine, which should be easy because most of those “scoundrels” are Russian military men


    2. Final Obamacare numbers show that Californians are just as late to sign up for healthcare as they are to meet you for brunch


    3. CNN’s ocean tragedy experts are having a banner year


    4. Keystone ambivalents rejoice as Obama announces yet another plan to non-decide on the issue


    5. Clintons tee up a potential 2064 presidential campaign with an as yet unborn Clinton spawn on the way


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    October 13, 2013 @ 10:49 pm

    BTL #82 - FEAR OF OPTIMISM (w/ GUEST: SEAN PROPHET) - 10/14/13

    In Which We Discuss:


    1. Fearing the outbreak of optimism sweeping the nation, Congress decides to not make any deals on the debt ceiling or government shutdown


    2. Polls show that most Americans would vote for literally anyone other than their current representatives


    3.  In positive shutdown news, the first Obama nominee not subject to intense opposition is likely to be approved by the supposedly non-working Senate


    4.  Voters at the Value Voters Summit prove through straw poll results that their values are...mostly non existent


    5.  A trip in the way back machine to the weirdest election in California history


    6.  Michele Bachmann states that the endtimes are here, and if China’s hornet situation is any indication, she might be right


    Make sure to check out our guest Sean Prophet's own show, National Progressive Talk Radio, at www.nptr.net! This week they've got a great interview with Bill McKibben!

    And, as always, why not tell your friends about BTL, eh?  Send them to rate us on iTunes or find us on FacebookTwitterTumblr, or Instagram and earn our unending love and devotion!


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    September 29, 2013 @ 10:50 pm

    BTL #80 - COMPROMISE WITH ME - 9/30/13

    In Which We Discuss:


    1. Meglomaniac Ted Cruz launches 21 hour filibuster so he can hear himself talk about green eggs and ham

    2.  A list of compromises the Democrats have made since 2010 for Mr. Ted Cruz’s edification

    3.  There’s probably no government right now so take your trifling complaints elsewhere

    4.  BFF Israel is super mad that the US is now talking to the newbie from Iran.  Twitter war is already in the works.

    5.  Clinton-hating grows evermore popular, proving we are bigger trendsetters than our wardrobes would suggest

    6.  Wendy Davis and her pink sneakers planning to run all way to the Governor’s mansion

    7.  The BTL review of the longest two hours of television this week

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    May 26, 2013 @ 10:06 pm

    Brain Trust Live #62 - ARIZONA ROUNDTABLE - 5/26/13

    In Which We Discuss (Live from Arizona!):

    1. Oklahoma tornadoes give Sen. Tom Coburn a chance to deny disaster relief funding to even his own constituents

    2. Continuing DOJ wire-tapping news confirms we are excellent scandal pickers

    3. Obama fed up with his own counterterrorism policies, outlines his plans to continue all of them

    4. Boy Scouts finally half heartedly accept gay youth, still holding strong to their homophobia towards adults

    5. Anthony Weiner accepts Brain Trust Live's nomination for the New York Mayor’s race

    6. Plus a pair of Arizona stories with our very special panel!

    And as always, check our Twitter @braintrustlive and Facebook pages throughout the week for links, musings and more!

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    May 19, 2013 @ 11:20 pm

    Brain Trust Live #61 - SCANDALS! - 4/20/13

    In Which We Discuss:

    1. Presidential approval rating numbers finally illustrate how little people care about Benghazi and the other fake White House scandals

    2. Harry Reid is still not done making empty threats about filibuster reform

    3. After realizing what the GOP actually stands for, a Florida Latino outreach director becomes a Democrat

    4. Anthony Weiner basically announces  his mayoral candidacy by sitting in his favorite stoop and trying to look wholesome

    5. Ann Coulter  is furious that Star Trek doesn’t offer an accurate view of *her* present day America

    And as always, check our Twitter @braintrustlive and Facebook pages throughout the week for links, musings and more!

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    January 20, 2013 @ 8:14 pm

    Brain Trust Live #45 - INAUGURATION DAY EPISODE - 1/20/13

    In Which We Discuss:

    1.  Hold onto your hats...it’s inauguration day!  So that’s happening...

    2.  Healthcare has the most exciting, underreported week ever!

    3. White House proposes a great gun control package and is immediately one upped by New York State.  (Plus a fun new weekly segment!)

    4.  The debt ceiling crises is not happening anymore.  Go home.  Come back in March.

    5.  The return of Mark Sanford, our first introduction to Stephen Colbert’s sister, and a Berman Sherman follow-up that we never saw coming.

    6.  Plus, gays, the environment, and a nefarious smoothie shop that won’t be getting any of our business.

    As always, remember to follow us on Twitter @braintrustlive and find us on facebook!

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    December 2, 2012 @ 10:51 pm

    Brain Trust Live #39 - 12/3/12

    In Which We Discuss:

    1. A Fiscal Cliff Deal Is Getting Made, Despite Infuriatingly Rampant Posturing

    2. The Turkey Chili Summit:  Probably the Last Time Obama and Romney Will Ever Speak.  And To That, We Say, Good Riddance Mittens.

    3. Republicans Shed Their Love of Tokenism to Appoint Almost All White Men to Committee Chairmanships

    4. It’s The Duckiest Lame Duck Session Yet!

    5. Good news!  It’s Not a Gene That Makes You Gay, It’s a...Succubus Demon?

    6. The US Votes Against Palestinian Vote in the UN With New, Equally Lame Coalition of the Willing

    7. Ablow Joins O’Reilly In Talking Through Existential Crisis Over Popularity of Gangnam Style

    8. Sinkholes.  Coming To A Town Near You.

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    November 18, 2012 @ 4:54 pm

    Brain Trust Live #37 - 11/19/12

    In Which We Discuss:

    1. Romney On Why He Lost: GOP Spent Months On Camera, Yet Remained Bereft of Free Gifts to Voters

    2. 2016 Speculation Begins in Earnest Among GOP Governors a Mere 7 Days After Election 2012’s Harrowing End

    3. “Dozens and Dozens” of Black People and One Chinese Person Vote In Maine, Worrying Incredulous GOP Officials

    4. Shit Falling Apart In Middle East, Forcing Us To Read Up On Confusing Foreign Policy And Listen To John McCain Be a Curmudgeon

    5. Lowbrow Disgusting Restaurants Unite in Opposition to Obamacare

    6. Otherwise Reasonable People Enjoy Twinkie Chemical Aftertaste One Last Time

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    November 12, 2012 @ 8:06 am

    Brain Trust Live #36 - 11/12/12

    In Which We Discuss:

    1. How We Were Right About Literally Every Result in the Election

    2. Republicans in Total Shock at Their Epic Loss, Despite Pervasive Mathematical Evidence Reporting Exactly What Would Happen Last Tuesday

    3. Big Election Winners: Nate Silver and the Senate Democrats.  Big Election Losers:  Karl Rove and the Republican Rape Caucus.

    4. Allen West is no More.  A Win For America, but a Loss For Comedy.

    5. Tax Shenanigans Start Up As Soon As Results Are In.  If We Never Have to Say Fiscal Cliff Again, It Will Be Too Soon.

    6. Some Boring Sex Scandal.  Word To The Wise: Don’t Have An Affair With Your Biographer.  They Might Just Know Your Email Password.

    Exciting news!  We are now available on Stitcher, which is a great mobile platform for those of you that listen to us on the go!  Find us at: http://stitcher.com/s?fid=29556&refid=stpr

    And as always, if you want to hear more from us during the week, like us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/BrainTrustLive or find us on Twitter @braintrustlive!

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