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    November 6, 2016 @ 10:28 pm

    BTL #220 - FREE STICKERS - 11/07/16

    In Which We Discuss:

     1. James Comey, recent letter-writing aficionado, is desperate to be penpals with Congress

    2. Media shocked by tightening polls despite decades-long long history of this very change happening right before election day

    3. Despite what you’ve heard, there’s lots of things to vote on this week.  We’ll tell you all about them!

    4. Trump’s would-be Attorney Generals had a very bad week with the law.  A window into Trump’s America?  

    5. Trump aides take away his Twitter privileges only years too late.

    6. Some legal advice on taking ballot selfies from two non-lawyers

    Brain Trust Live is Lila Nordstrom and Brent Thornburg's look at the week in political news. Join the millions of circling helicopters who love our podcast and tell your friends about BTL!  Then rate us on iTunes or find us FacebookTwitterTumblrStitcher, or Instagram!

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    October 23, 2016 @ 9:57 pm

    BTL #218 - BAD HOMBRE - 10/24/16

    In Which We Discuss:

    1. Bad Hombres, Nasty Women, and other updates from the final presidential debate.  (Thank god these are over.)


    2. Recent polls prove that Trump really doesn’t have much to worry about in the way of rigged elections

    3. Trump TV...finally a news agency fit for Il Duce

    4. Continuing the noble history of Gettysburg, Trump delivers inspiring speech threatening lawsuits against his assault victims

    5. Facing reality means facing the fact one of our presidential candidates got booed at a CHARITY DINNER

    Brain Trust Live is Lila Nordstrom and Brent Thornburg's look at the week in political news. Join the millions of circling helicopters who love our podcast and tell your friends about BTL!  Then rate us on iTunes or find us FacebookTwitterTumblrStitcher, or Instagram!
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    September 5, 2016 @ 10:08 pm

    BTL #214 - OUR LOCAL TACO TRUCK - 9/6/14

    In Which We Discuss:

    1.  If the worst thing that will happen under a Clinton regime is taco trucks appearing on every corner, sign us up!

    2. Hillary Clinton doesn’t remember whether she has email problems or not as well as 38 other things that may or may not be important

    3. Clinton kidnapped by rich donors, forced to make pleasant small talk with people just like her

    4. Polls indicate that hatred for Clinton is still high enough that Donald Trump could be the president.

    5. You know the fracking science is bad if even Oklahoma is taking it seriously

    6. Michelle Bachmann.  Still insane.  Still amazing.  Still suffering from crazy-eye syndrome.

    Brain Trust Live is Lila Nordstrom and Brent Thornburg's look at the week in political news. Join the millions of circling helicopters who love our podcast and tell your friends about BTL!  Then rate us on iTunes or find us FacebookTwitterTumblrStitcher, or Instagram!
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    August 29, 2016 @ 1:28 am

    BTL #213 - QUESTIONABLE MEDICINE - 8/29/16

    In Which We Discuss:

    1.  John McCain battles for his political life - and his actual life - in upcoming his Arizona primary

    2. Doctor’s for both presidential candidates assert they’ll live forever.  Unfortunately. 

    3. First rule of joining the alt right movement: Don’t talk about the alt right movement

    4. Trump now isn’t so sure about the only thing he’s ever been sure about - deporting Mexicans

    5. Revolutions are happening at every level in the new Sanders organization Our Revolution

    6. Corporations continue to conspire with lawmakers to keep life-saving drugs from life-endangered Americans

    Brain Trust Live is Lila Nordstrom and Brent Thornburg's look at the week in political news. Join the millions of circling helicopters who love our podcast and tell your friends about BTL!  Then rate us on iTunes or find us FacebookTwitterTumblrStitcher, or Instagram!

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    June 6, 2016 @ 12:54 am

    BTL #204 - DRAG QUEEN BINGO - 6/6/16

    In Which We Discuss:


    1. Whether Bernie wins California or not, at least he got to call numbers at drag queen bingo this weekend.

    2. The most progressive event in the history of the world happened in Oakland this week

    3. The details of Hillary Clinton’s foreign policy address are as follows: Donald Trump is a nincompoop

    4. Donald Trump angry that we’re letting qualified American-born US Citizens to levy judgments in the court system.  Apparently that’s not one of the steps to making America great again.

    5. Trump declares that he has a personal African-American.  “Proves it” with a stock photo of an unsuspecting african american family that are definitely not Trump supporters.

    6. Paul Ryan: 2016 Panic Endorser

    7. We’re very excited to see the music video event generated by Obama’s rumored Beyonce army


    Oh, and thanks for coming to see us at the Electric Youth Show at the Clubhouse Theater yesterday!  We had so much fun!

    Brain Trust Live is Lila Nordstrom and Brent Thornburg's look at the week in political news. Join the millions of circling helicopters who love our podcast and tell your friends about BTL!  Then rate us on iTunes or find us FacebookTwitterTumblrStitcher, or Instagram!
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    April 24, 2016 @ 10:29 pm

    BTL # 198 - ARCANIEST OF THE ARCANE - 4/25/16

    In Which We Discuss:

    1. It’s Proxy Armenian Battle Day in LA!  Come Google Armenia with us and find out if it still exists!

    2. Dispatches from the upcoming SuperTuesday (number 2 million): Pennsylvania’s arcane voting system is the arcaniest one in America

    3. Take a break from Trump as we bring you Brain Trust Live’s guide to this year’s most important Senate Races

    4. New York always wins, even if the competition is over who is the best at voter suppression

    5. Clinton’s Veepstakes, i.e. her latest plan to lose the youth vote, begins in earnest

    6. Trump’s goal: come up with as many “definitive” stances on transgender bathrooms as he did on abortion

    7. It was a great week for 90 year-olds

    Brain Trust Live is Lila Nordstrom and Brent Thornburg's look at the week in political news. Join the millions of circling helicopters who love our podcast and tell your friends about BTL!  Then rate us on iTunes or find us FacebookTwitterTumblrStitcher, or Instagram!

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    March 27, 2016 @ 11:32 pm

    BTL #194 - SUPERCALIFRAGILISTICEXPIALIDOCIOUS SATURDAY - 3/28/16

    In Which We Discuss:

    1. The story of Easter

    2. The story of what we’re calling #LooneyTuesday

    3. The story of what we’re calling #SupercalifragilisticexpialidociousSaturday

    4. The story of how 5 women allegedly agreed to have sex with Ted Cruz

    5. The story of Obama’s groundbreaking diplomacy and ground-ruining high-fiving in Cuba

    6. The story of how we should all calm the fuck down despite recent terror attacks.  Terrorism is scary, but fascism is scarier.

    7. The story of how 13 nobodies are still running in the Democratic primary for president

    Brain Trust Live is Lila Nordstrom and Brent Thornburg's look at the week in political news. Join the millions of loud sirens who love our podcast and tell your friends about BTL!  Then rate us on iTunes or find us FacebookTwitterTumblrStitcher, or Instagram!
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    February 28, 2016 @ 11:35 pm

    BTL #190 - THE FRUIT SALAD OF LIFE - 2/29/16

    In Which We Discuss:

    1. Low turnout in South Carolina led to Hillary Clinton blowout.  Sounds right.

    2. Guys, Trump is going to bring us “so much everything” when he’s president. Hopefully “everything” means pizza, but it might mean racism so keep an eye out.

    3. If the latest GOP Debate is any guide, the “fruit salad” of Marco Rubio’s life involved his lunch money being stolen every single day

    4. Anybody who’s anybody in whatever the opposite of MENSA is endorsed Donald Trump this week

    5. Super Tuesday is upon us THIS WEEK and all signs point to Texas is proving once again that it can’t be trusted

    6. Nobody is safe from schoolyard logic, not even Hillary Clinton

    7. Adult armed militias are so 2015, so trendsetter state Iowa sets their sights on forming a toddler squad

    Brain Trust Live is Lila Nordstrom and Brent Thornburg's look at the week in political news. Join the millions of honking cars who love our podcast and tell your friends about BTL!  Then rate us on iTunes or find us FacebookTwitterTumblrStitcher, or Instagram!

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    December 6, 2015 @ 11:32 pm

    BTL # 179 - DEADLY MONEY - 12/7/15

    In Which We Discuss:

    1. When can we start calling the NRA terrorists instead of lobbyists?  Is it now?

    2. GOP proposes several strategies to deal with the week’s multiple mass shootings including denial, misplaced blame, and voting no on common sense gun legislation

    3. Bernie Sanders is now polling higher against Hillary than Obama was in December of 2007

    4. GOP releases plan in case of Trump nomination: ask Senate candidates to wear cooler clothes and dig up tree trunks for a day

    5. Senate now only 60 Obamacare repeals behind House in the GOP war of healthcare-hating

    6. Ben Carson will the defeat the delicious chickpea-based snack food beloved by millions, fear be damned

    Join the millions of honking cars who love our podcast and tell your friends about BTL!  Then rate us on iTunes or find us FacebookTwitterTumblrStitcher, or Instagram!
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    July 19, 2015 @ 9:55 pm

    BTL #163 - MAVERICK TWITTER WARS - 7/20/15

    In Which We Discuss:

    1. Heartbreak in the war hawk community as Iran nuclear deal robs them of a reason to rumble

    2. As if just living in Tennessee isn’t its own brand of terror, their standard American-issue mass shootings are now getting complicated by non-redneck political ideologies

    3. Donald Trump picks fights with “maverick” John McCain, but luckily for everyone he also picked a fight with Mexican drug lord El Chapo so somebody may rid us of the Trump problem soon anyway

    4. Democrats first “cattle call” gives Iowa party activists a look at all 5 candidates, leaving many of them to wonder...Hey, what are most of you guys doing here?

    5. Phoenix feels the Bern with the biggest campaign rally of the season.  For anybody wondering, that does mean Sherrif Arpaio's Arizona just had the biggest rally of the season for a Socialist. 

    6. Oklahomans are residents of a state that didn’t exist at the time of the civil war and they are also people that just waved the confederate flag at Obama.  That kind of sums up what’s going on in Oklahoma.

    Join the millions of barking dogs who love our podcast and tell your friends about BTL!  Then rate us on iTunes or find us on FacebookTwitterTumblrStitcher, or Instagram!

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