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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

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    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

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    November 16, 2015 @ 11:49 pm

    BTL #177 - FRIDAY THE 13TH - 11/17/15

    In Which We Discuss:

    1. Terrorists are out to ruin Lila’s birthday, which is just like terrorists to do

    2. Terrible attacks in Western Europe lead many to the discovery that terrorist attacks are happening constantly and all over the world. It’s a dangerous place!

    3. GOP Debate #4 ends with a sad plea by moderators promising that economic issues can totally be interesting sometimes

    4. Knee-Jerk Hillary Clinton turns out to sound a lot like Rudolph Giuliani at Saturday’s super secret Democratic debate

    5. College protests start up in Missouri, end with Yale students hating John Calhoun and Chris Christie hating Obama

    6. SCOTUS will now determine whether they meant to give us any abortion rights at all

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    July 19, 2015 @ 9:55 pm

    BTL #163 - MAVERICK TWITTER WARS - 7/20/15

    In Which We Discuss:

    1. Heartbreak in the war hawk community as Iran nuclear deal robs them of a reason to rumble

    2. As if just living in Tennessee isn’t its own brand of terror, their standard American-issue mass shootings are now getting complicated by non-redneck political ideologies

    3. Donald Trump picks fights with “maverick” John McCain, but luckily for everyone he also picked a fight with Mexican drug lord El Chapo so somebody may rid us of the Trump problem soon anyway

    4. Democrats first “cattle call” gives Iowa party activists a look at all 5 candidates, leaving many of them to wonder...Hey, what are most of you guys doing here?

    5. Phoenix feels the Bern with the biggest campaign rally of the season.  For anybody wondering, that does mean Sherrif Arpaio's Arizona just had the biggest rally of the season for a Socialist. 

    6. Oklahomans are residents of a state that didn’t exist at the time of the civil war and they are also people that just waved the confederate flag at Obama.  That kind of sums up what’s going on in Oklahoma.

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    June 29, 2015 @ 12:24 am

    BTL #160 - PURE APPLESAUCE - 6/29/15

    In Which We Discuss:

    1. SCOTUS continues it’s move to the left as Scalia continues his slow descent into jiggery-pokery

    2. Alabama and Bree Newsome show SC and America that taking an offensive flag down is as easy as...removing a flag

    3. Bernie Sanders proves he’s a contender by facing his first slate of attacks...ever.

    4. Bobby Jindal announces presidential run in homemade horror film

    5. It only takes two words to explain why abstinence-only education doesn’t work: Bristol Palin

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    June 22, 2015 @ 11:20 pm

    BTL #159 - NORTH KOREAN DERRING-DO - 6/23/15

    In Which We Discuss:


    1. Like the president and Jon Stewart, we’re sick and tired of thinking of something new to say about white domestic terrorists and their totally legal super-deadly arsenals.

    2. Proving they’re only 250 years behind the times, South Carolina may finally take down their state confederate flag.  It’s time to admit the dream is dead, guys.

    3. Speaking of dreams, 2016 is going to be the year we finally get to officially not vote for Donald Trump.

    4. Math and science finally prove that once you know Bernie Sanders, you have no choice but to love him. 

    5. The GOP’s Catholic hopefuls now must explain why their faith is guiding them to deny science even the Pope knows is true.

    6. Women continue to get 77% of what they ask for in their battle to be on the $20

    7. North Korea cures everything using a top secret combination minerals and derring-do.

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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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    November 10, 2014 @ 1:28 am

    BTL #131 - NOTHING CAN’T BE UNDONE - 11/10/14

    In Which We Discuss:


    1. As far as elections go, we’re not going to say everything is hopeless, but we are going to say that you need to do better next time, America!  We’ve blogged about how: Post-Election Blues: 14 Ways To Get Even


    2. Voters everywhere voted both for and against everything they stand for this election day.  Hey voters,  you don’t get to have two opinions on the same issue!


    3. The Lame Duck session is shaping up to look more like a healthy and virile duck session.


    4. SCOTUS invites a serious case of deja vu with a slate of new, high-profile cases that suspiciously like the old ones.


    5. We now have 3,000 troops in Iraq, but don’t worry, they aren’t “one the ground.”  The are just soldiers deployed to a war-torn region who have no particular mandate or agenda...nothing to see here.


    6. Goodbye Michele Bachmann and Steve Stockman, hello Glen Grothman, who will carry on your tradition of rhyming last names and insane agendas.


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    *We apologize for the audio issue at the very end of the podcast.  Audio geniuses we are not, but hilarity geniuses?  That you can count on!


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    August 10, 2014 @ 8:32 pm

    BTL # 120 - POWER VACUUM HOUR - 8/11/14

    In Which We Discuss:


    1. Apparently, the power vacuum we created by bombing Iraq can only be solved by bombing them more?


    2. Hillary Pillory: Hillary Clinton already campaigning to lose the 2016 primary by ragging on those damn Democrats and their foreign policy plans.


    3. Ebola outbreak is both our worst nightmare and not at all a danger if you are an American who has not recently been to Liberia.


    4. Chris McDaniel finds voting irregularities in the form of seeing black people at the poles, claims Cochran race-baited.


    5. GOP would like you to believe that repealing the medical device tax will solve all your problems.  Nothing like having your finger on the pulse.


    6. Amateur hour continues at US AID’s covert Cuba spying headquarters


    7. NRA blind to the issues with arming blind people.


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    July 6, 2014 @ 10:23 pm

    BTL #115 - THE NRA-SANCTIONED ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE - 7/7/14

    In Which We Discuss:


    1. We apprehensively present you with good jobs news that we are in no way are convinced is real.  But Hooray! (?)


    2. Isn’t it so totally awesome how running a business is exactly like running a government bureaucracy.  Except, like, the opposite of that.


    3. McDaniel/Cochran is the gift that keeps on giving.  This week’s gift includes $1000 in exchange for evidence of voter fraud.


    4. This week on Hillary Pillory: Polling proof that going into public is a major liability with all voting groups aside from women between the ages of 29 and 30 and non-Wal-Mart weekly shoppers


    5. This week in stupid White House petitions, if Tim Howard can figure out how to stop ISIS, we’re game


    6. Zombie Apocalypse preppers get entrepreneurial and women are super into it


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