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    October 22, 2017 @ 10:12 pm

    BTL #265 - BREAKOUT HATS - 10/23/17

    In Which We Discuss:

    1. Alexander-Murray healthcare bill is the will they/wont they breakout hit of the congressional season

    2. There is a chance you understand Trump’s tax reform proposal better than he does

    3. Trump is one person who doesn’t know what Sgt. Johnson signed up since he never signed up for it himself

    4. John Kelly hates that Rep. Wilson is hiding all of her secrets under her elaborate hats

    5. DNC is either fully funded and ready for action, or broke and confused. As usual, they can’t decide on a message.

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    October 15, 2017 @ 10:14 pm

    BTL #264 - AGENT ORANGE [w/ ESTEBAN GAST] - 10/15/17

    In Which We Discuss:

    1. Trump is furious that his gifted roll of paper towels wasn’t enough to clean up all of Puerto Rico

    2. You can now thank Trump directly for your rising healthcare costs. Thanks, Agent Orange!

    3. Trump’s Iran policy mostly dictated by a fictitious palate of cash.

    4. The whole world is just all sexual predators

    5. Steve Bannon promotes Shakespearean murder platform at Value Voters Summit. Adorable thinks the reference will land.

    6. Mike Pence hates America. We have proof.

    *If you'd like to contribute to the PR recovery efforts, here are two reputable places to donate, care of this week's wonderful guest, Esteban Gast:Maria:

    Puerto Rico Real-Time Recovery Fund - https://www.generosity.com/emergencies-fundraising/maria-puerto-rico-real-time-recovery-fund

    Friends of Puerto Rico - http://www.friendsofpuertorico.org

    *Follow Esteban on Twitter at @realestebangast or find him online at www.estebangast.com!*

     

    Brain Trust Live is Lila Nordstrom and Brent Thornburg's look at the week in political news. Join the millions of barking dogs 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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    September 10, 2017 @ 9:57 pm

    BTL #295 - A PERSON THAT IS STILL HERE. TALKING. - 9/11/17

    In Which We Discuss:

    1. The weather endtimes cause an excess of stupid newsmen in raincoats standing in 150 mph winds.

    2. Has anybody ever wondered if Donald Trump is just the last remaining Dixiecrat?

    3. Trump finally hails first legislative victory and great press, and it’s all thanks to Chuck and Nancy

    4. Trump was, for the first time, afraid to see the court in court when it came to DACA

    5. Betsy DeVos is hanging with the sexual predator set and loving it

    6. Hillary Clinton: A person that is still here. Talking.

    Brain Trust Live is Lila Nordstrom and Brent Thornburg's look at the week in political news. Join the millions of sirens and 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 4, 2017 @ 12:58 pm

    BTL #258 - WHAT. A. MESS. - 9/4/17

     

    In Which We Discuss:

    1. Having failed at ramming healthcare reform down our throats, Trump sets his eyes on an equally unpopular and cruel repeal - DACA

    2. Trump now using the famous divide and piss off our allies strategy in Korea showdown

    3. Hurricane Harvey. What. A. Mess.

    4. Congress and the Budget. What. A. Mess.

    5. Have you heard the one about the enormous floods in Asia that have killed thousands? No?

    6. Kamala Harris announces candidacy for president in 2020 via single-payer endorsement

    Brain Trust Live is Lila Nordstrom and Brent Thornburg's look at the week in political news. Join the millions of sirens and 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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    May 14, 2017 @ 10:19 pm

    BTL #244 - TO STATE THE OBVIOUS - 5/15/17

    In Which We Discuss:

    1. Comey firing was not, as it turns out, an elaborate prank on him, but it was certainly an elaborate prank on America

    2. Sally Yates “states the obvious’ in her Senate hearings because she’s the only one who will admit the obvious

    3. After seeing how much America loved having their healthcare taken away, GOP is moving to cut even more programs Americans depend on

    4. Trump plans first trip as president to the only vacation destination tackier than Mar-A Lago, Saudi Arabia’s royal palace

    5. It’s 2017 and white nationalists still bring torches to their rallies

    6. If there’s one person America needs in 2020 after this administration, it’s someone nicknamed “The Rock”

    Brain Trust Live is Lila Nordstrom and Brent Thornburg's look at the week in political news. Join the millions of sirens and 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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    April 23, 2017 @ 8:15 pm

    BTL #242 - THE EUROPEAN MARGIN OF ERROR - 4/24/17

    In Which We Discuss:

    1. French presidential elections are three parts funny farm, two parts nonsense, one part unpredictable margin of error

    2. Trump’s first 100 days were so annoying we might be willing to settle for a wall-related government shutdown

    3. DNC “Unity Tour” kicks off with protests and pro-lifers

    4. Joel Osteen doppleganger Jon Ossoff might have more fun being “radically boring” on the pulpit than the soap box

    5. Hollywood Friends: Exciting opportunty! Jason Chaffetz is on the hunt for a better paying job. Willing to leave office and betray the people of Utah for talk show contract.

    6. If Bill O’Reilly’s fiction is any indication, women everywhere better watch their backs

    Brain Trust Live is Lila Nordstrom and Brent Thornburg's look at the week in political news. Join the millions of sirens and 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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    December 20, 2015 @ 10:54 pm

    BTL # 181 - TALK OF RETIREMENT - 12/20/15

    In Which We Discuss:


    1. Hillary Clinton and data breach go together like...tar and feathers

    2. Dem Debate reveals what Sanders does for fun - talk about taxes.  Apparently he knows something about taxes that we don’t.

    3. Tuesday’s GOP Debate penetrates deep into the internet with the sound of Ben Carson’s coughs

    4. We’ll have a government for the next year!

    5. Kasich has a “terrific” running-mate in mind for Trump

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    November 1, 2015 @ 6:39 pm

    BTL #175 - MARAUDING DANGER BLIMP - 11/2/15

    In Which We Discuss:

    1. Paul Ryan is adorably optimistic for a guy who just became House Speaker


    2. Maybe the GOP’s distaste for facts explains why their “frontrunner” is in 4th place after the third debate. Has a supposed GOP frontrunner even been in the lead yet?

    3. Rubio is on a collision course with fellow candidates and fellow facts 

    4. Entire media misses the point of the Sanders campaign in their quest to sensationalize Hillary’s endorsement pick-ups

    5. Clinton emails continue to prove that Hillary really really really doesn’t know how to operate a fax machine.  Why was this still a problem in 2012?

    6. Military blimp with an adventurous spirit breaks free of its shackles and goes joy-flying around Pennsylvani

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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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    October 4, 2015 @ 11:08 pm

    BTL # 171 - THE YAMMERINGS - 10/5/15

    In Which We Discuss: 


    1. Not much actual hearing going on at the congressional Planned Parenthood yammerings

    2. Kevin McCarthy’s Speaker candidacy unravels after an accidental moment of honesty

    3. Oregon shooting is a remarkable reminder of how unremarkable it is to be talking about mass shootings in America

    4. Bernie Sanders...the oldest guy to ever be THIS trendy

    5. Hillary Clinton would love to support gays, but she can’t, mainly because she just just doesn’t wanna

    6. Kim Davis: just one more American who doesn’t know Pope

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