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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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    May 17, 2016 @ 12:04 am

    BTL #201 - QUIT YOUR BICKERING - 5/17/16

    In Which We Discuss:

    1. Like most college parties, a Nevada State Democratic Convention ends with police turning off the lights and shouting “go home!”

    2. Nebraska devotes 2016 to trying all the different electoral systems in hopes that we can find one that works
    3. Donald Trump is not considering any of the VPs that his campaign is considering

    4. Trump and Paul Ryan finally meet, and, in a classic US diplomacy move, use this meeting to plan another meeting

    5. SCOTUS is sick of this nonsense, would rather you quit your bickering and just work it out yourselves

    6. Grayson/Reid is the Ali/Frazier of petty US political showdowns

    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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    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 17, 2016 @ 11:58 pm

    BTL #184 - #HILLARYPILLORY, THE MOVEMENT - 1/18/16

    In Which We Discuss:


    1. Bernie Sanders: A man who got the most debate time at this week’s Democratic debate

    2. Hillary Clinton: A woman who won’t let experience stop her from misunderstanding things

    3. Iran‘s prisoner release includes a mystery man that Wolf Blitzer just learned of

    4. State of the Union reveals Paul Ryan is member of the elusive pro-cancer caucus

    5. Ted Cruz and ALL of New York City have a very different sense of what “New York values” consist of 

    6. Flint, MI’s water situation is just another kind of state violence against black people

    7. Have a happy MLK Day, America!  (Related: Have a terrible Robert E. Lee day, Arkansas!  Or better yet, just don’t have one at all...)

    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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    July 26, 2015 @ 9:17 pm

    BTL #164 - REALITY SHOW LEVELS OF DESPERATION - 7/27/15

    In Which We Discuss:


    1. Sandra Bland is the latest black life that didn’t matter to police. 

    2. In a trend no one but us saw coming, the more Hillary Clinton talks, the more everyone stops wanting to listen.  

    3. Trump continues to crush it in the polls, driving the other candidates to reality show levels of desperation. 

    4. Louisiana takes its rightful place on the list of states with recent mass shootings.  A proud day for Bobby Jindal.

    5. Congress questions John Kerry on his thoughts on Iranian Unicorns

    6. Obama visits his fake homeland, Kenya, and spreads the message that gays are humans too.  Kenyans remain unconvinced.

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    June 8, 2015 @ 11:29 pm

    BTL #157 - SNAKES AND SINKHOLES - 6/9/15

    In Which We Discuss:


    1. Sadly, Hastert’s attempt to rid the nation of corrupt legislators in the Clinton years was always destined to be incomplete.  Turns out he was one of them.

    2. Not even a clown car can contain the current GOP field.  And evidently the Democratic party can’t contain their candidates since none of them are actually members.

    3. Will the Biden’s ever catch a break?  For God’s sake!

    4. Jobs.  We have more of them than we used to.

    5. Patriot Act.  We have less of it than we used to.

    6. Duggars go on television to further explain their terrible choices, further embarrass their daughters 

    7. A rare supercombo of Snakes AND Sinkholes strike this week’s news!

    8. Huckabee.  This guy.

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    April 20, 2015 @ 11:33 pm

    BTL #151 - SINGLE IN THE SENATE - 4/21/15

    In Which We Discuss:


    1.  Marco Rubio spends his first week on the campaign trail presenting diametrically opposed ideas on numerous subjects

    2. The Ted Cruz Super PAC trilogy teases a mythical tale of blockbuster proportions

    3. Why is Lindsay Graham still single?  Fox News and Brain Trust Live discuss.

    4. Hillary, Huma, and the whole Scooby gang begin their storied road trip to rural Iowa with a burrito, a Liz Warren compliment, and a dream

    5. We’re 91% closer to having a Chick-fil-a in the White House thanks to Lindsey Graham

    6. Animals are literally falling from the sky, an in-depth analysis

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    April 6, 2015 @ 11:07 pm

    BTL #149 - UNLEASHING THE DREAM - 4/7/15

    In Which We Discuss:

    1. Rand Paul prepares to “unleash” the American Dream on an unwitting public.  No news yet on whether that’s a condition that can be treated.

    2. This week on Hillary Pillory, Hillary moves her campaign artillery to an auxiliary office on Tillary

    3. World applauds outline of Iran deal..well, world minus GOP Congressmen and their party president Bibi Netanyahu

    4. Jerry Brown must really love walnuts, hate showering.  A discussion of why.

    5. Edward Snowden encourages us to take a principled stand on dick picks...by continuing to take them

    6. Even Pat Robertson knows that gays aren’t trying to have pizza at their wedding receptions, sees this as more of a cake lobby issue

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    March 24, 2015 @ 11:11 pm

    BTL #147 - CANADIAN GAMES - 3/24/15

    In Which We Discuss:

    1. First ever Canadian candidate officially declares his intention to run in the 2016 American presidential race.  CANADA IS FINALLY TRYING THIS, GUYS!!

    2. Hillary Clinton promises that from now on she’ll tell the press directly if she’s going to yoga

    3. Israel choses hate over peace, spying over diplomacy, bad polling over good polling.  Obama chooses letting them fuck off over actually caring anymore.

    4. GOP Congress gets another chance to totally bungle the budget process this week

    5. Happy Birthday to the only 5 year old on earth you’d actually want to hang out with...Obamacare!

    6. Floridians now required to seek medical attention for belief in climate science, daring to improve the gene pool

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    March 16, 2015 @ 11:35 pm

    BTL #146 - GENIUS CONSPIRACY THEORY - 3/17/15

    In Which We Discuss:

    1. Senate sends letter to Iran to warn world that Iranians may be secretly in control of...the Iranian capital.  Next stop, Washington?


    2. Hillary Clinton doesn’t know if we care about Chelsea’s wedding or her own yoga schedule, but she decided to just make an executive decision about the whole thing and now we’ll never know

    3. Secret Service is populated by the same drunk frat guys you always suspected it was

    4. Senate happy to keep their least favorite person Eric Holder employed just to show us how wrong abortion is...since that’s relevant.

    5. Netanyahu desperately shouts conservative talking points so people remember he’s tough on vague, amorphous enemies

    6. Bristol Palin engaged to the Rascal Flatts lifestyle, and now a man too!

    7. Genius conspiracy theorist tricks Glenn Beck into badmouthing his beloved NRA via concerns about taxes and the Muslim Brotherhood

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