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    March 6, 2017 @ 12:12 am

    BTL #235 - OH, THOSE RUSSIANS! - 3/6/17

     

    In Which We Discuss:

    1. Trump spends one hour speaking unhinged words in a regular tone, is celebrated near and far for just sounding human

    2. Overheard in Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III’s office: “Oh, THOSE Russians!”

    3. Donald Trump resumes his shabbat twitter meltdowns, daring America to choose between trusting Breitbart and Barack Obama

    4. Trump complains that healthcare is hard. Crybaby! (Sad.)

    5. Donald Trump’s literal tens of...well, just tens of supporters show up to the Trump version of the “biggest rally in American history”

    6. We live in a world in which Kanye and Oprah Winfrey’s presidential campaign might happen at the same time

     

    Brain Trust Live is Lila Nordstrom and Brent Thornburg's look at the week in political news. Join the millions of helecopters and 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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    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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    March 7, 2016 @ 5:59 am

    BTL #191 - THE EUPHAMISM - 3/7/16

    It's a Special Bi-Coastal Edition(!) in Which We Discuss:


    1. Sunday’s Democratic Debate reminds us of all the terrible things that snuck through in the 90s while America was transfixed by the Spice Girls

    2. “Super” moniker is now available to any day with between three and a million primaries.  Welcome to Super Sunday!  Enjoy Super Monday!

    3. A sad day for the Reagan family answers the every-present query: “Is Nancy Reagan still alive?”

    4. CPAC welcomes the failed aristocratic-rights activist Mitt Romney to deliver a highly dubious rebuke of the tacky rich

    5. Anti-Trump shadow attack PAC is finally getting some airtime

    6. Donald Trump promises worried Americans that the documented stubbiness of his fingers isn’t a euphemism

    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 21, 2016 @ 11:56 pm

    BTL #189 - GEORGE’S LITTLE BROTHER - 2/22/16

    In Which We Discuss:

    1. The Nevada Caucus: Another time caucuses made no sense

    2. Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio win decisive non-first-place victories in the SC primary

    3. Jeb! has retired his exclamation point and can now go back to being called “George’s little brother”

    4. Mitt Romney will endorse ex-Mormon brethren Marco Rubio because the whole world is one giant conspiracy

    5. Trump picks a fight with the Pope over which one is the real Christian.  Of course only one of them was disowned by their childhood church...

    6. Obama is going to Cuba because he’s more fun than the rest of us

    7. A totally reliable source offers new definitive proof Obama murdered Justice Scalia

    *Plus don’t miss Carla Nordstrom’s editorial on the Democrats and their needed outreach to younger voters!

    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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    January 10, 2016 @ 11:14 pm

    BTL #183 - GUNS PER TEAR SHED - 1/11/16

    In Which We Discuss:


    1. This week’s Democratic polling gives new insight into the cult electability’s war on the cult of...simple arithmetic and facts

    2. Trump’s first act of “figuring out what going on” will have to include figuring out who he’s depicting in his first video at

    3. Former Canadian Ted Cruz , after years of being trolled by Brain Trust Live, is finally taking some heat from the people who actually believe this shit

    4. Gun nuts are buying one million guns per tear Obama sheds over all the children they’re shooting

    5. Another good and/or lie-filled jobs report shows the economy remains on track

    6. Whatever the NYC Equivalent of #BlackTwitter is has a collective meltdown over the retirement of Dr. Zizmor

    Brain Trust Live is Lila Nordstrom and Brent Thornburg's look at the week in political news. Join the millions of barking dogs 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 18, 2015 @ 10:02 pm

    BTL #173 - TRUMP’S HAT PLAN - 10/19/15

    In Which We Discuss:

    1. America got our first, and what we hope will be our last, look at Lincoln Chafee and Jim Webb at the Democratic Debate. 

    2. Joe Biden’s decision is STILL coming soon.  He knows he has to make it BEFORE people start voting, right?

    3. We finally found something we agree with Trump and Carson on - that their next debate should only be two hours long.  

    4. Six GOP candidates will soon learn what all of the rest of Earth already knows - that they have no prayer of being president

    5. Apparently the US Government and Fox News have an equally careful vetting process

    6. If there’s one thing Rand Paul hates more than polling at 2%, it’s a “dumbass” livestream

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    September 27, 2015 @ 10:46 pm

    BTL #170 - CELEBRITY WATER THIEF - 9/28/15

    In Which We Discuss:

    1. Hey guys, what does it mean that Boehner is being remembered by Democrats as a great compromiser?  Should we be concerned?

    2. Walker can’t stand the figurative and literal heat at the Reagan library GOP debates

    3. Florida’s entry into the GOP race is on the rise...it’s just not Bush

    4. The Democratic poll numbers are fucking bananas

    5. Pope’s visit finally puts the spotlight on the greatest celebrity water thief in American history.  Somebody elected this person to office, btw.

    6. Who would have guessed that the makers of the adorable Beetle hatchback would be up to something so nefarious?  Only students of German history.

    7.  Brazen sea turtle riding on the rise in...you guessed it...Florida!

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    August 31, 2015 @ 12:46 am

    BTL #168 - #SMDWB, THE EPIDEMIC - 8/31/15

    In Which We Discuss:


    1. “Surprising” new Iowa polls show that everything we’ve always said would happen is happening now in Iowa, where we said it would happen


    2. GOP candidates are ready with plans for our next immigration war with...Canada?


    3. O’Malley and Sanders are not afraid to get all up in Debbie Wasserman-Schultz’s face


    4. Apparently stealing a single Mountain Dew while Black (#SMDWB?) in America is yet another offense police punish by death


    5. The sanitation strike in Beirut is bad enough that it’s spawned a rare multi-religious movement (as well as great PR for their new sanitation service, Uber)


    6. VMA’s are happening.  Ew.


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    August 23, 2015 @ 10:36 pm

    BTL #167 - FRIED BUTTER AT THE SOAPBOX - 8/24/15

    In Which We Discuss:

    1. Brent went to the Iowa State fair for you, so you wouldn’t have to eat fried butter.

    2. Americans can rest easy knowing that Donald Trump has promised to never ride a bicycle or eat Oreos ever again.  Whew, relief!

    3. Scott Walker has an opinion on the 14th Amendment.  Actually, he has all of the opinions.

    4. Hillary Clinton email scandal has gotten so bad, even Joe Biden thinks maybe he could be president now.

    5. Greek prime minister calls news elections in effort to run against his past sel

    6. Ashley Madison leak provides most comprehensive list of evangelical Christians ever compiled

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