BRAIN TRUST LIVE header image 1
  • Connect With Us

    • Facebook
    • Stitcher
    • Twitter
  • Categories

    Archives

    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!

     
     
    00:0000:00
    Share | Comments | Download(Loading)
    May 2, 2016 @ 12:48 am

    BTL #199 - HAPLESS EFFORTS - 5/2/16

    In Which We Discuss:

    1. After failing at business, running for Senate, and running for President, Carly Fiorina is eager to add a failed vice presidential run to her resume!

    2. Ted Cruz and John Kasich’s adorable plan to team up and stop Trump is, once again, thwarted by 60% of voters

    3. Indiana Governor Mike Pence endorses Donald Trump in speech to announce that he’s voting for Ted Cruz

    4. Donald Trump is both for and against all the foreign policy things

    5. We finally got to see Obama do a literal mic drop at the White House Correspondents Dinner

    6. According to noted endtimes philosopher, the late Prince is full of razzle-dazzle

    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!

    00:0000:00
    Share | Comments | Download(Loading)
    February 15, 2016 @ 11:58 pm

    BTL #188 - REAL PIZZA - 2/16/16

    In Which We Discuss:

    1. Justice Scalia’s death leaves a vacancy for the position of RBG bestie.  Heartless GOP is unwilling to help.

    2. Being a Democratic Socialist is now a legitimate way to win a presidential primary

    3. Donald Trump wins Saturday’s GOP debate by garnering most boos, Ted Cruz loses by speaking worst Spanish.  It’s a mad, mad world. 

    4. Nevada caucus race could be totally up for grabs because no pollster has tried to grab it yet

    5. Debbie Wasserman Schultz clearly hates her job, hatches new plan to get herself fired

    6. The GOP hates Obama’s budget so much they’re not even going to bother to see what’s in it.

    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!
    00:0000:00
    Share | Comments | Download(Loading)
    December 13, 2015 @ 11:28 pm

    BTL # 180 - HUNGRY HUNGRY HIPPOS - 12/14/15

    In Which We Discuss:


    1. 195 Countries are willing to take a chance on believing in climate change, which is a far better percentage than in our own Congress


    2. Ted Cruz is the new second-place frontrunner in the GOP primary because...he’s actually in first place somewhere!


    3. Trump decides we should ban all Muslims...except the rich/important kind.  So don’t worry, the bin Ladens can still visit you!


    4. Just about everybody is threatening to leave the GOP and run independently over a contested convention that hasn’t happened yet


    5. The rent is still too damn high, but Jimmy McMillan is retiring so now nobody is working on it


    6. America is losing on several fronts most notably the soda, chicken wing, and hippo-related ones


    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!

    00:0000:00
    Share | Comments | Download(Loading)
    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!
    00:0000:00
    Share | Comments | Download(Loading)
    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

    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!
    00:0000:00
    Share | Comments | Download(Loading)
    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

    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!

    00:0000:00
    Share | Comments | Download(Loading)
    October 11, 2015 @ 7:41 pm

    BTL #172 - HUMAN DNA FOUND AT POLITICON - 10/12/15

    In Which We Discuss:

    1. What is it that drives Hillary Clinton destroy everything that she loves?  What will become of her beloved TPP?

    2. With McCarthy gone and the GOP in shambles, we’re all in some danger of becoming Speaker of the House.  Is there an opt-out form somewhere?

    3. If any of the 158 families determining the next election results are listening, we have a campaign we’d like to talk chat about.  We accept checks.

    4. Ben Carson’s gun control prescription: find a human shield or raise an army of casual handgun owners.  #assuredsuccess  

    5. POLITICON.  It happened.  We were there.  We can confirm that Michele Bachmann is a real person with human DNA, FYI.  It was a weird day.

    6. Guys, there’s a Democratic debate Tuesday night on CNN.  You should watch that.

    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!

    00:0000:00
    Share | Comments | Download(Loading)
    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

    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!

    00:0000:00
    Share | Comments | Download(Loading)
    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!

    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!

    00:0000:00
    Share | Comments | Download(Loading)
    Loading Downloads
    266Episodes

    Subscribe

    • add to podbean
    • add to iTunes
    • add to google

    Feeds

    • rss2 podcast
    • atom feed

    Donate

    Currency:

    Amount:

    Website(Optional):


    Powered By Blogates

    Following

    Followers