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    April 10, 2017 @ 11:46 pm

    BTL #240 - PASSOVER PURGE - 4/11/17

    In Which We Discuss:

    1. Senate Gorsuch showdown leads us to wonder: To what degree has civilization always been just hanging on by a tiny thread?

    2. Even experts don’t seem to know if we’re at war with Syria.

    3. Trailer for White House Purge: Part 1 is finally released

    4. It’s round 2 and Republicans are still not eager to replace Obamacare with their now-revised shamy plan.

    5. Very little intelligence is available on the House Intelligence Committee, even in Nunes’ absence.

    6. Bernie sanders is taking a national tour like a literal rock star

    7. Michele Bachmann, an irrelevant person who is no longer serving in office, still can’t stop explaining it all

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    March 26, 2017 @ 8:26 pm

    BTL #238 - THINGS NOBODY WANTS - 3/27/17

     

    In Which We Discuss:

    1. AHCA is revised to address the real problems: obscure upstate New York tax issues

    2. Trump surrogates decry that “Washington Won” in the AHCA battle. Still don’t seem to understand they’re in it.

    3. Sanders and friends hope that if we can say “Single Payer,” we can dream it

    4. Next up in “things nobody wants the Republicans to do”: large corporate tax cuts

    5. Congressman Nunes is the most confusing person in Washington this week

    6. Internet privacy: A thing we don’t have

     

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    February 12, 2017 @ 7:23 pm

    BTL #232 - SEE YOU IN COURT [w/ Special Guests: Bad News Live’s Chuck Ludwig and Julianne Simitz] - 2/13/17

    In Which We Discuss:

    1. Donald Trump will SEE THE COURT SYSTEM IN COURT...which makes sense, because that’s the only place you’d ever see them

    2. Mitch McConnell accidentally writes Elizabeth Warren’s 2020 campaign slogan

    3. RIP to all zero victims of the fake Atlanta terrorist attack

    4. Trump learns that having the job as president is not exactly the same as having a completely different job.

    5. Nordstroms of all stripes are trying to get us out of this mess

    6. Donald Trump, like so many of us, is on the hunt for some easy D

    7. The Bad News Live crew returns for a post-election debrief

    Brain Trust Live is Lila Nordstrom and Brent Thornburg's look at the week in political news. Join the millions of helecopters 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 6, 2017 @ 11:12 pm

    BTL #231 - #NEVERFORGET TO #NEVERREMEMBER - 2/7/17

     

    In Which We Discuss:

    1. America re-lives the horrors of election 2016 in football form

    2. Trump’s SCOTUS pick doesn’t care about your uterus

    3. The Muslim Ban is a great example of why you have a lawyer look at a contract before you sign it

    4. A filibuster-genre Senate talk-a-thon is underway because not enough Senators had performed their school grizzly bear attack material

    5. Trump has no idea wtf he’s doing or signing.  His staff has no idea where the light switches are.

    6. The White House congratulates rising star Frederick Douglass on finally getting his 15 minutes of fame

    7. Let’s #NeverForget to #NeverRemember the Bowling Green Massacre

    Brain Trust Live is Lila Nordstrom and Brent Thornburg's look at the week in political news. Join the millions of screaming 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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    June 19, 2016 @ 9:52 pm

    BTL #206 - RUN FOR OFFICE - 6/20/16

    In Which We Discuss:

    1. Question to the California Secretary of State: Is there more than one person helping count ballots?  Can we help?  What can we do?  Looking for actual results sometime soon...


    2. Chris Murphy and a bunch of other indistinguishable senators are newly minted American heroes after joining a 15 hour real-life, talking, standing, and non-bathroom-using filibuster!

    3. Much to the presidential contenders’ chagrin, Orlando shooter turns out to be just another American-issued wack-job

    4. Bernie Sanders is still running for president, and he thinks you should too

    5. Sen. Marco Rubio suddenly hesitant to give up cush job he never goes to anyway 

    6. Brexit is not a kind of adorable British biscuit.  It’s deadly.

    7. Guys, what if Newt Gingrich becomes Trump’s VP?  Then what?

    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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    November 23, 2015 @ 1:13 am

    BTL # 178 - ONE EXORCISM IS A-OKAY - 11/23/15

    In Which We Discuss:


    1. Apparently the line in Louisiana politics is TWO prostitution scandals.  Still okay: 1 prostitution scandal, 1 exorcism.

    2. Darkhorse candidate “Wouldn’t Vote” sneaking up on Ted Cruz and the other frontrunners in latest GOP polling

    3. Julia Brownley, world’s most desperate Democrat, won’t help world’s most desperate refugees

    4. Jeb! Bush is the only GOP candidate forgetting to make coded Nazi references in discussion of our refugee policy

    5. Anonymous will defeat ISIS using the most annoying meme ever created: we’re apparently “Never Gonna Give You Up” rick-rolling

    6. Trump supporters show themselves to be, just as we suspected, a literal racist mob

    7. Sarah Palin...is planning to do something - we think - according to what we imagine she was trying to say using a collection of words

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    October 25, 2015 @ 10:55 pm

    BTL #174 - POLITICALLY SUICIDAL - 10/26/15

    In Which We Discuss:

    1. Benghazi hearings prove that Hillary Clinton could have been a champion filibusterer. Oh, what could have been!


    2. The Democratic post-debate carnage was so bad that they lost candidates who weren’t even running.

    3. Sorry Jeb!, it turns out that all the money in the world can’t buy you...campaign contributors?

    4. Iowa Frontrunner Ben Carson’s biggest political weakness turns out to be his only professional qualification

    5. Paul Ryan’s diagnosis after joining the speaker race: politically suicidal.  Let’s have some fun!

    6. House needs a pick-me-up after failed Benghazi hearings, decides to repeal Obamacare again because that’s always comforting

    7. No matter where he is, what he’s doing, or which gays he’s passing judgement on, David Vitter will hire a prostitute because regular friend won’t have sex with you for money

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    September 8, 2015 @ 12:14 am

    BTL #169 - LABOR DAY - 9/8/15

    In Which We Discuss:


    1. The latest polls prove that America is ready to accept almost anyone other than another Bush or Clinton

    2.  Europe is Shocked, Shocked, SHOCKED that over 3 million Syrians don’t really want to stay in war-torn Syria

    3. Hillary Clinton is outed as America’s unsung gefilte fish hero

    4. Some enticing offers from the GOP front: Jeb Bush will speak Spanish wherever he damn well pleases, and Donald trump will be “good at the military”

    5. Democrats finally rustle up enough Democrats to back Obama’s Democratic Iran deal

    6. Thrice married and unwed mother Kim Davis becomes hero for Christians everywhere

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    July 12, 2015 @ 11:01 pm

    BTL #162 - THE DEFINITION OF UNITY IS HATING TIME WARNER - 7/12/15

    In Which We Discuss:


    1.  Bernie Sanders hates your cable company just as much as you, and that’s why he’s can be the President.

    2. Alan Grayson has a novel idea: running as an actual Democrat in a Democratic primary.  Guess who the establishment people are supporting…

    3. Donald Trump reminds us that he’s, “like, a really smart person.”  His surge in the polls proves that Republican primary voters are, like, really dumb people.

    4. Jeb Bush currently has all the money but don’t worry, if you work longer hours it’ll trickle down.  That’s worked in history, right?

    5.  If Germany can Shock Doctrine Greece, does this mean that California can Shock Doctrine Kansas and get rid of Sam Brownback?

    6.Why can Republicans never remember the third thing?  Now even Texas border states are suffering from this scourge.

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    May 25, 2015 @ 9:38 pm

    BTL #156 - FAMILY TIES - 5/26/15

    In Which We Discuss:


    1. Mitch McConnell becomes the first man in history to accomplish the task of making John Boehner look competent

    2. Southern Republican Leadership Conference polls members, chooses flavor of the month, gives Ted Cruz’s father the platform he’s been waiting for

    3. GOP hopefuls know ISIS is a problem, promise that after the primary, they’ll come up with a plan

    4. Turns out you only need the first 14 Duggars to generate the incest-y scandal we’ve been anticipating

    5. Mike Huckabee’s knows for certain that we’d NEVER tolerate allowing SCOTUS to choose the president.  He’s a walking encyclopedia...of non-facts.

    6. Hillary Clinton doesn’t remember that  that failed 2008 run and, according to her resume, neither should you

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