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Episode 60 - Flag Day

2013-06-16
Length: 1h 2m 52s


This episode we talk about some of the scandals currently plaguing the Obama administration, and we talk about why Jerry won't pledge allegiance to the flag anymore. We also meet some new listeners - be sure to check them out on our YouTube channel. The Missing Links Links to sites or topics discussed on the show IRS targeted more than tea party groups, document shows - CNN.com Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission - Wikipedi Seattle Man Hovers Drone Over Familys Hous Bill Regulating 3D Printed Guns Announced In NYC - The Epoch Times Episode 462: When Patents Hit the Podcast : Planet Mone Secret Tape from Mitch McConnell Strategy Session | Mother Jone Activist Admits Making Secret McConnell Recording | USA Toda Barack Trek: Into Darkness - The Daily Show with Jon Stewart - 05/13/13 - Video Clip | Comedy Central The Reading Room Interesting articles and videos provided by both the hosts and listeners Supreme Court sides with Monsanto in major patent case Government obtains wide AP phone records in prob California Police State brutality in small town Cotati - YouTube And So It Begins: The Feds Target Bitcoin Transactions | Mother Jones THIS IS WATER - YouTub U.S. authorities seize accounts of major Bitcoin operator | Reuters 1975 Tornado Outbreak Blamed on Global Cooling | Steven Goddard/Wordpres What Anarchy Isn't - YouTube Holder: We've Droned 4 Americans, 3 by Accident. Oops. | Wired.com Canadian report calls for decriminalizing both hard and soft drugs UFO Over San Diego | Huffington Pos Called a defector, NSA leaker defends his decision - CNN.co Who Even Needs the Nation-State in the 21st Century? - The Atlantic How Did Work-Life Balance in the U.S. Get So Awful? - The Atlantic It's High Time We Abolished the Department of Homeland Security - Alterne Liberty Co Sheriff Arrested, Suspended by Governor The Twitter Gulag Defense Network | Human Events Opinion: New ID rules would threaten citizens' rights - CNN.com What is Bitcoin? - WeUseCoins.co This week's music: Apes on Tapes - Big Wordz Big Wizard …

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Episode 59 - Jumping to Conclusions

2013-05-12
Length: 1h 7m 27s


This time on the show we discuss the tendency to apply stereotypes to criminal suspects. We also talk about printing your own guns on a 3D printer, taxing the internet, and more! The Missing Links Links to sites or topics discussed on the show That was the week from hell - CNN.com This Is The World's First Entirely 3D-Printed Gun (Photos) - Forbes Police perform house-to-house raids in Watertown MA ripping innocent families from their homes - YouTube RGIII Tweets America Held Hostage by Political Correctness | CBS - Washington Removing The Traffic Lights - YouTube Gun Crime Has Plunged; Americans Think It Has Increased - LA Times America's Real Criminal Element: Lead | Mother Jones The Reading Room Interesting articles and videos provided by both the hosts and listeners Opinion: Time to repeal second amendment? - CNN.com (gee, that headline isn't provocative at all, is it?) Flatland - Wikipedia Six Theories About Why the Price of Gold Is Plummeting : The New Yorker Buy PHYSICAL Gold. NOW | Zero Hedge Adam VS the TSA (and their one-armed man) - YouTube Federal Free Phone Program Cost Out of Control 2008 Indiana Voter Fraud Trial Begins Inside the Race to Build the World's Fastest Bitcoin Miner | Wired.com Adam Lanza's morbid spreadsheet and "gamer code" - Salon.com Why Libertarianism Is So Dangerous - YouTube TSA Tables Plan to Allow Knives on Planes | Wired.com $3 Million Retirement Cap in Obama's Budget Would Not Apply to Him Thirty years later, nation remains at educational risk : Stltoday White House Correspondents Dinner spoofs "House of Cards" - Salon.cm Arizona Passes Bill Making Gold, Silver Legal Tender | Yahoo News Letter From a Young Conservative Girl to Obama (re: Gun Control) - mrconservative.com Americans Increasingly Resistant to Surrendering Civil Liberties Over Terrorism Threats : Reason.com He studies where morals come from - CNN.com David Graeber and the Anarchist Revival : The New Yorker Gun homicides, violence down sharply in past 20 years - CNN.com UFOs Over Quincy, Massachusetts | CBS-Boston This week's music: Apes on Tapes - Not That Ready …

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Episode 58 - The Creature from Washington DC

2013-04-14
Length: 1h 3m 35s


On this episode, all the liberals move to the right, Rob does impressions of his favorite NPR personalities, and we celebrate 100 years as tax slaves! We also call out CNN for stealing our format! The Missing Links Links to sites or topics discussed on the show Granite City Food and Brewery The Creature from Jekyll Island Filing taxes: It shouldn't be so hard | The Economist MSNBC Host Melissa Harris-Perry - All Your Kids Belong To Us - YouTube New CNN Podcast - The Big Three Trends With Benefits | This American Life 10 Things Most Americans Don't Know About America Bitcoin Goes To The Moon : Planet Money podcast : NPR Cyprus readies capital controls to avert bank run | Reuters The Reading Room Interesting articles and videos provided by both the hosts and listeners 1.6 Billion Rounds Of Ammo For Homeland Security? It's Time For A National Conversation Jury convicts New York cop in cannibal plot Law without the State (Mises Institute essay by Robert Murphy) Army Psychologist Who Helped Everyone but Himself All The Conditions For A Total Disaster Are In Place (Cyprus banks move to confiscate personal savings) Colorado governor to sign 3 gun control bills - CNN.com IRS calls 'Star Trek' parody video a mistake Bloomberg says Government Has Right to Infringe on Your Freedom Gun store rescinds Mark Kelly's rifle purchase, questions his 'intent' | Fox News Head of Cyprus's Biggest Bank Resigns Grand jury indicts 35 teachers, officials in Georgia cheating scandal - CNN.com Bitcoin's Moment | Laissez-Faire Bookstore Your bank isn't much safer than the ones that failed in Cyprus - Quartz A mother's journey to bearing arms - CNN.com Vin Suprynowicz - The endless befuddlement over 'need' Holmes' doctor warned that he was dangerous - CNN.com Colo. undersheriff warns: State police, Homeland Security to target Christians | Examiner.com Growing Wealth Gap Between Congress and Constituents Fisker issues big layoff, employees hire firm that sued Solyndra | Fox News Magical Fruit Trees and the Sale of Digital Music - A Parable | Wired.com Gun owner exchanges shots with would-be robbers in St. Louis Missouri Highway Patrol gave feds list of concealed carry permit holders This week's music: dustmotes - Got Soul …

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Episode 57 - Discussing Under the Influence

2013-03-10
Length: 1h 1m 25s


On this episode we talk about military suicides, lampoon the TSA, and cover some listener feedback. Also be sure to check out our new YouTube channel for our latest On The Street interviews! The Missing Links Links to sites or topics discussed on the show Why modern soldiers are more susceptible to suicide Parents outraged after TSA agents try to subject their wheelchair-bound toddler to an extra layer of security listener provided link to armed personal drones (video) Pelosi Says Congressional Pay Cut Would Undermine the "Dignity" of the Job When Democracy Works as it was Intended Interesting Planet Money podcast about hospital bills 1995 Kleck Study that is often cited for the 2.5 million defensive gun use statistic listener provided link to Science and gun violence: why is the research so weak? Former TSA chief backs 'knife' decision; suggests axes and machetes, too The Reading Room Interesting articles and videos provided by both the hosts and listeners Highland woman says she had no choice but to shoot intruder Ft. Hood Victims Denied Benefits Out of Political Correctness? Do guns make us safer? (David Frum essay following the Aurora, CO theater shooting) Mentally Ill to be Rounded Up in New York VP Joe Biden Recommends Buying a Shotgun Homeland Security Took Michael Arrington’s Boat Because ‘America Is Myspace’ The Under-Performing F-35 Sensitive Technology Leaked to Foreign Countries Wind Turbines Causing Physiological Problems Maxine Waters Over-Estimates Sequestration Job Losses Mexican police nab drug-launching cannon near border Domestic drones are already reshaping US crimefighting Alt Text: The Revolution Will Not Be 3-D Printed Holder: Drone Strikes on American Soil are Legal FAA investigating report of drone aircraft over JFK airport Chief witness in Trayvon Martin case lied under oath Some Banks Are Too Big to Prosecute Rachel Maddow does AMA on Reddit Gun checks top two million for fourth-straight month This week's music: Apes on Tapes - Les …

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Episode 56 - Crazy People

2013-02-10
Length: 52m 37s


This time on the show we continue our discussion of gun control, however, we try to focus on the debate over mental health and what role it plays in gun violence. The Missing Links Links to sites or topics discussed on the show Choose Your Own Crime Stats (video) The Truth About Assault Weapons Where is the most wanted man in America? (Dorner) The Reading Room Interesting articles and videos provided by both the hosts and listeners More Insight from the Obama Phone Lady Two Robbery Suspects Shot By Armed Civilian Car Thieves Shot by Armed Civilian An Ordinary Citizen's Interesting Take on Stopping Mass Shootings Suzanna Hupp's Congressional Testimony Regarding Gun Control After Luby's Cafeteria Shooting Putting Climate Change on Ice Obama Admin Violating its Own Stimulus Law Court: Obama "Recess" Appointments Violate Constitution TSA Pulls Plug on Airport Nude Body Scanners More on the Slowing Climate Change Loaded language poisons gun debate Sandy Hook Father Owns Congress (video) Bill Would Require Idaho Students to Read Atlas Shrugged Quantitative Easing for Dummies Matt Taibbi on Big Bank's Lack of Accountability (Bill Moyers video - Banks Too Big To Jail) This week's music: Frenic - Ulan Bator …

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Episode 55 - Bonus Track

2013-01-28
Length: 10m 53s


We do an On The Street interview with Stephanie and ask her views on gun control. This is a bonus track from our last on location episode. …

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Episode 55 - The Gun Control Merry-Go-Round

2013-01-13
Length: 51m 19s


Debating guns in America right now is such a merry-go-round because we keep having the same conversations over and over, with no real solutions. We discuss our frustration with this and the so-called solution to the fiscal cliff, and respond to some listener feedback. The Missing Links Links to sites or topics discussed on the show Marine to senator: No ma'am, I won't register my guns Armed Guards for the Important Schools Anwar Al-Awlaki (the name Jerry butchered during the show) 27th Amendment The Reading Room Interesting articles and videos provided by both the hosts and listeners Don't Like The Government? Make Your Own, On International Waters (NPR story on seasteading) Breakup sparked theater shootout These Are Not the Shootings You're Looking For 2012 Biggest Political Gaffes in Review Matt Damon and the Lack of Real Progress: The Game is Rigged Oliver Stone and the Orwellian State Newspaper Hires Armed Guards After Printing List of "Pistol Permit" Holders Alaska Headed for an Ice Age Ex-Burglar: Publishing Gun Permit Map Unwise Gun rights groups say Georgia home invasion proves their point This week's music: Frenic - Wolf Falcon Deer …

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Episode 54 - The Year In Review

2012-12-16
Length: 1h 27m 12s


We go on location once again and talk about our top stories of 2012. Join us as we reminisce about Ron Paul, George Zimmerman, and putting Americans on government kill lists. The Missing Links Links to sites or topics discussed on the show Photo appears to show Zimmerman bleeding after Trayvon Martin killing George Zimmerman sues NBC Universal over edited 911 call Quid Pro Quo: Detroit Wants Money for Voting Attorney General Holder Defends Targeted Killings Of Americans Often Wrong, But Never In Doubt Obama Needs To "Work Like A 3rd World Dictator" (video) The Reading Room Interesting articles and videos provided by both the hosts and listeners listener provided link to The Case for More Guns (And More Gun Control) How Many Kids Have To Die? (Joel Myrick) A Guide To Mass Shootings in America Obama Administration Not as Open as Promised Murder of an Idealist (Christopher Stephens, Libyan ambassador) The Rise and Fall of Jeremy Hammond: Enemy of the State George Ought To Help (video) This week's music: Barenaked Ladies - God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen …

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Episode 53 - Question of the Week

2012-12-09
Length: 50s


Another philosophical question from Jerry. …

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Episode 52 - Self Ownership

2012-12-02
Length: 58m 27s


Do you own yourself? Why are blue counties blue? We answer these and other questions. The Missing Links Links to sites or topics discussed on the show The MPP is now on Reddit! Well Educated Blue State Graphic NBC series Revolution
Philosophy of Liberty (video explaining self ownership) No ObamaCare (video with Dinesh D'Souza) The Reading Room Interesting articles and videos provided by both the hosts and listeners Is secession bid more than a cry of rage? (Opinion) LAPD officer used Taser on handcuffed woman U.S. dark pool trades up 50% From the sea, freedom (seasteading) CIA Closes Its Climate Change Office Senate Bill Rewritten -- No Warrant Needed to Read Your Email Real Income Tax Rates in America Liberty Conspiracy - Ron Paul's Final Address to Congress (specific questions around 21:00) The Urban Electorate: Why Republicans Can't Afford to Concede the City Vote Ever Again Motorcycle deaths, injuries cost $16 billion Police cameras gobbling up driver data in St. Louis The Weird Story Of Why Helium Prices Are Going Through The Roof Energy Independence Wouldn't Make Gasoline Any Cheaper This week's music: QTM - Wooden Jetty …

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Episode 51 – Question of the Week

2012-11-25
Length: 50s


Jerry’s turn to ask the provocative question. See if you can answer it. …

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Episode 50 - Question of the Week

2012-11-21
Length: 50s


Deep thoughts with The MPP. This week it is Jeremy’s turn to ask the question. …

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Episode 49 - Current Events

2012-11-18
Length: 35m 48s


Benghazi, millionaires, and global warming this week on the show. Plus, Rob is on the hot seat over drone strikes. The Missing Links Links to sites or topics discussed on the show The Petraeus affair: A lot more than sex Millionaires to Washington: More Taxes, Please! The Reading Room Interesting articles and videos provided by both the hosts and listeners Planet Money: Can A Poor Country Start Over? Paul Romer: The world's first charter city? (TED talk, Jun 2011) U.S. should honor states' new pot laws This week's music: QTM - Rocket …

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Episode 48 - Question of the Week

2012-11-15
Length: 55s


If you don't mind, we'll ask the questions! Check out our new feature: the Question of the Week! We ask the question, you respond! Leave us a comment, or send us an email and let us know what you think. This week it is Rob's turn to ask. …

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Episode 47 - Four More Years

2012-11-11
Length: 48m 18s


In the Olympics of politics, there is no silver medal. Rob celebrates his candidate's decisive victory, as we bid farewell to Mitch Romley. We also talk about some other stuff. The Missing Links Links to sites or topics discussed on the show Voter Turnout in the US Honey Boo Boo and Mama on Jimmy Kimmel Live PART 1 Was the Hurricane Sandy Response Adequate The Reading Room Interesting articles and videos provided by both the hosts and listeners People behave socially and 'well' even without rules Romney - "Rape Exception" (video) Why Tuesday, why November, why elephants? Election riddles solved Frontline: Big Sky, Big Money (501c4 campaign organizations) Two States Legalize Pot Seeing Red? Mapping Racist Tweets in Response to President Obama's Re-election Statistician Nate Silver Scores Big On Election Night This week's music: QTM - Diamond Dallas Trill …

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Episode 46 - You're Either With Us, Or Against Us

2012-11-01
Length: 52m 39s


Can someone be too patriotic? Is America the greatest country on earth? Even if it wasn't would it matter? We discuss these and other topics, including the debates, Obama's sense of humor, and that creepy neighbor who is spying on you. The Missing Links Links to sites or topics discussed on the show Team America: World Police (2004) Silence on Libya (By Judge Andrew Napolitano) The Daily Show - Barack Obama Raw Video: Watch President Obama's Al Smith dinner speech listener provided link to If I Fly a UAV Over My Neighbor's House, Is It Trespassing? How Privatization of NASA's The Learning Channel devolved into a for profit child exploitation channel The Reading Room Interesting articles and videos provided by both the hosts and listeners 2012 Vice Presidential debate (complete video) listener provided link to Missouri Senate Race Update: Claire McCaskill vs. Todd Akin McCaskill features rape victims in ad against Akin Still Need More Evidence That Earth Is Not Warming? Report on government waste cites 'robosquirrels,' tax breaks for NFL With A123 Bankruptcy, America’s Battery Biz Goes Dead Black Americans Feel Less Empowered Under Obama Blueseed Raising Money To Park Ship Full of Startups Near SF Elizabeth Warren Says Libertarians Should Vote For Her Voting Irregularities Fearful Kids More Likely to Hold Conservative Political Views as Adults This week's music: QTM - Slow Motion …

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Episode 45 - Subject to Debate

2012-10-07
Length: 40m 25s


Who won the first Presidential debate? We talk about the topics and tactics used, and about why it probably doesn't really matter. We also allay fears of a global bacon shortage! The Missing Links Links to sites or topics discussed on the show Denver Presidential Debate (complete video) On Point (Oct 4 broadcast - "Mitch Romley" comment at 25:00) Bacon Shortage Is ‘Overblown,’ Economists Say Global bacon shortage "unavoidable," group says listener provided link to How New York Beat Crime cop story archive The Reading Room Interesting articles and videos provided by both the hosts and listeners Romney's Etch-A-Sketch Debate Performance Uruguay's Drugs Policy: Regulating Market For Pot How Politicians Get Away With Dodging The Question Todd Akin Warned of Doctors Who Perform Abortions on Women Who Aren’t Even Pregnant Secret Cold War tests in St. Louis raise concerns Minnesota police officer facing charges for hitting man in detox A punch captured on video scars a Philadelphia police officer's career This week's music: QTM - BayAve …

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Episode 44 - Current Events

2012-09-30
Length: 52m 42s


Listen with caution! Anyone who downloads this episode may become a target of jihad. We talk about the latest Romney gaffes, police brutality, and why Mohammed thinks he's so special. The Missing Links Links to sites or topics discussed on the show Romney: Why Don't Airplane Windows Roll Down? John Cusack Interviews Law Professor Jonathan Turley About Obama Administration’s War On the Constitution Why Pictures Can Sway Your Moral Judgment Piss Christ Wife of Jesus - Colbert Report The Reading Room Interesting articles and videos provided by both the hosts and listeners Paradise Found in Honduras What Mitt Romney Also Said: A Glimpse Of The Endgame? Houston police fatally shoot threatening wheelchair-bound amputee in head listener provided link to Forget the Melting Arctic, Sea Ice in Antarctica is Growing! Focus on the Family Humiliated (Al Franken video) Alliance for the Separation of School and State Why file-sharing cannot and should not be stopped This week's music: Kites Sail High - Livin …

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Episode 43 - Democratic National Convention

2012-09-23
Length: 43m 46s


We explore the political process with an insider as we interview Kris Hilgedick, a professional journalist and official delegate to the 2012 Democratic National Convention from the great state of Missouri. She answers our questions and we try not to sound like complete idiots. Let us know how we did! The Missing Links Links to sites or topics discussed on the show Democratic National Convention 2012 Missouri Public Service Commission Missouri Democrats fret over future of their party Romney Talks Snooki, Obama Talks to a Pirate! Who's Winning This Week? The Reading Room Interesting articles and videos provided by both the hosts and listeners Science: Something made up to justify their latest power-grab John Cusack Interviews Law Professor Jonathan Turley About Obama Administration’s War On the Constitution Why Pictures Can Sway Your Moral Judgment Resident wins battle over speed limits George Zimmerman's friend's book offers starkly different account of Trayvon Martin's death Congress leaves with no real progress on fiscal cliff Even the Wildlife Disapprove Private city in Honduras will have minimal taxes, government This week's music: Lemon - Won't You Join Me For A Drink? …

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Episode 42 - Missouri Race for Governor

2012-09-16
Length: 46m 15s


We interview the Libertarian candidate for Governor of the great state of Missouri on this episode. Listen to Jim Higgins talk about toll roads, public school, and abuse of eminent domain. He's so good, Rob may even vote for him! The Missing Links Links to sites or topics discussed on the show Jim Higgins - Libertarian candidate for Missouri Governor KSDK poll numbers US Libertarian Party Eminent domain Gary Johnson - Libertarian candidate for President Police won't face criminal charges in Michigan death All Empire State shooting victims were wounded by officers The Unreported Racism in the 2012 Presidential Election The Reading Room Interesting articles and videos provided by both the hosts and listeners Armed bystander stops stabbing outside school Missouri Democrats fret over future of their party Let's Blame Everything on Climate Change As The Euro Tumbles, Spaniards Look To Gold Rich-Poor Gap Widens Most Since 1967 ABC Sued for 'Pink Slime' Defamation New details emerge of anti-Islam film's mystery producer This week's music: Missouri Waltz - Johnny Cash …

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Episode 41 - Mitt Romney Gave Me Cancer

2012-09-01
Length: 33m 52s


An Obama-supporting Super-PAC releases an ultra-negative ad about Mitt Romney. If you were the Obama campaign, what would you do? We talk about that and the Citizen's United decision that made it all possible. The Missing Links Links to sites or topics discussed on the show FactCheck.org: Is Romney to Blame for Cancer Death? The Reading Room Interesting articles and videos provided by both the hosts and listeners listener provided link to The wrong side absolutely must not win I abandoned the Republican Party! Song of Mitt's Self Video of Former NFL Player Burgess Owens on Taking Race Out of 2012 Election Ever Meek, Ever Malleable (NYT article about the authority myth) Two billion dollars paid out for vaccine injuries Judge in Trayvon Martin case must step down Al Gore Calls for End of Electoral College We need a longer school year This week's music: Noise Problems - Supercity …

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Episode 40 - The Moron From Missouri

2012-08-26
Length: 46m 9s


If this were a legitimate Todd Akin bashing session, the internet has ways of shutting the whole thing down. But it's not, so we're gonna roll with it. Rob and Jerry also respond to Jeremy's comments about our last episode. The Missing Links Links to sites or topics discussed on the show Jaco Report: Full Interview With Todd Akin Hank Johnson: Guam Commander! (Rob's game) listener provided link to Fear of a Black President SNL: Gore-Bush First Debate The Reading Room Interesting articles and videos provided by both the hosts and listeners The Moron From Missouri Rape can make you pregnant. Period. Australian Crime Statistics After Gun Ban (article from 2000) U.S. Crime Statistics Related to Various Gun Control Laws The Middle Class Is Broke: Pew Study Reveals Real Problem With Economy Pregnant Woman Relieved To Learn Her Rape Was Illegitimate What I Meant To Say Is 'I Am Dumb As Dog S--t And I Am A Terrible Human Being' Ron Paul's Influence on the Republican Party This week's music: Some Ember - River Filth …

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Bonus Content - The Best of Year One

2012-08-22
Length: 4m 26s


Here’s a little bonus content for our fans. As part of Episode 39, we included this compilation of the best quotes from our first year on the air. We hope you enjoy the “politcal silly time.” …

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Episode 39 - Happy Birthday

2012-08-19
Length: 54m 47s


This week we celebrate our first year on the air with a retrospective on what we've learned, a blooper reel, and more! We also bash on Paul Ryan and learn how to build our own guns. The Missing Links Links to sites or topics discussed on the show Video of Paul Ryan's Views on ObamaCare Is Paul Ryan for or against Ayn Rand? (a fight of individualism versus collectivism) 'Atlas Shrugged' finally comes to the screen, albeit in chunks By The Numbers: Guns in America Local Sikh leaders, Jackson call for ban on assault weapons The world’s first 3D-printed gun Makerbot - build your own 3d printer! The Reading Room Interesting articles and videos provided by both the hosts and listeners Some Farmers Seeking Ethanol Waiver Profits on Carbon Credits Drive Output of a Harmful Gas Why I choose not to Vaccinate my child Why Voting Sucks U.S. Carbon Dioxide Emissions at 20-year Low St. Paul Cops Shoot Dog in Wrong-Door Raid, Force Handcuffed Kids to Sit Near the Corpse listener provided link to Make Us Do The Math listener provided link to A modest proposal listener provided link to Language Is Music listener provided link to Moviegoer Accidentally Shoots Himself While Watching 'The Bourne Legacy' This week's music: The Beatles - Birthday …

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Episode 38 - Tavern Life Part Deux

2012-08-12
Length: 1h 5m 19s


We conclude our marathon on-location show (from Episode 37), discussing everything from climate change to the textile industry, and we welcome our new friend Bryan to the show. The Missing Links Links to sites or topics discussed on the show What Color Is A Zebra? More on Climate Change Two Sides of Climate Change Is Algebra Necessary? The Reading Room Interesting articles and videos provided by both the hosts and listeners Climate Change Fraud: IPCC Admits Its Past Reports Were Junk Harry Reid: The New Standard of Hypocrisy Reid puts Romney in a bind over taxes New Retirees Get Less Social Security Than They Paid In Brutal July heat a new U.S. record The Anarcho-Capitalist Theme Song by Randy Goble Ann Coulter tears the mask off FOX listener provided link to DNC Takes Donation from Racist Abortionist listener provided link to Iran Predicts War In Weeks Antarctic Tropical Paradise Message to the Voting Cattle This week's music: The Mellow D's …

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Episode 37 – Liquor, Guns and Ammo

2012-08-05
Length: 44m 23s


In part one of a two-part on-location episode, recorded live at Granite City Food & Brewery, we discuss Mitt Romney's gaffes on multiple continents, why nothing is made in America anymore, and the inevitable cries for stricter gun control following the shooting in Aurora, Colorado. Stay tuned for part two next week! The Missing Links Links to sites or topics discussed on the show listener provided link to Daily Show clip about a lawsuit against SeaWorld
89.1 FM The Wood
post from actor Jason Alexander on the Aurora, CO shooting
Electoral College tie possible in Obama-Romney race The Reading Room Interesting articles and videos provided by both the hosts and listeners Robots reveal 'unique' setup in suspect's apartment Audit the Fed? Bernanke fights back against Ron Paul House Passes Bill to Audit the Fed What Color Is A Zebra? Can Skype 'wiretap' video calls? Spinning a Tale on Health Care Impact to Deficit Veterans Administration Hopelessly Broken? Is Algebra Necessary? More on Climate Change Two Sides of Climate Change listener provided link to Iran Predicts War In Weeks Antarctic Tropical Paradise Message to the Voting Cattle This week's music: The Mellow D's …

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Episode 36 - Current Events

2012-07-22
Length: 56m 49s


We discuss what happens when President Obama goes off his teleprompter, in yet another "Joe the Plumber" moment, and we decide whether whales have rights. The Missing Links Links to sites or topics discussed on the show clip from Obama's Roanoke, Virginia speech The Corporation (2003) listener provided link to List of countries by infant mortality rate Six Policies Economists Love (And Politicians Hate) (Planet Money) listener provided link to Dr. Jeff Masters' WunderBlog (temperature data) Should Whales and Dolphins Have Human Rights? Their Lawyers Say Yes The Reading Room Interesting articles and videos provided by both the hosts and listeners Is the Current Heat wave Caused by Global Cooling? TSA Fails to Comply With Year-Old Nude Body-Scanner Court Order FLASHBACK: Romney Challenged Kennedy To Release Tax Returns — Will Romney Release His Own? This week's music: Blackbird Blackbird - Little Respect …

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Episode 35 - The Taxes Are Too Damn High

2012-07-14
Length: 56m 50s


Rob dazzles us with brilliance, discussing the differences in the liberal and conservative mindsets, and his belief that Republicans are one-trick ponies. We also talk about Bain Capital and the LIBOR scandal. Let us know what you think -- we'd love to hear from you. The Missing Links Links to sites or topics discussed on the show Less Crappy, More Happy Who Is Grover Norquist? Romney's Bain Story Is Falling Apart London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) listener provided link to Identifying The Real Victims In The LIBOR Scandal listener provided link to The World Of LI(E)BOR And Worst Case Lawsuits an American nightmare - "the U.S. criminal justice system now employs more people than America’s two largest private employers, Wal-Mart and McDonald’s, combined" Past 12 months warmest ever for U.S. Conservapedia - The Trustworthy Encyclopedia The Reading Room Interesting articles and videos provided by both the hosts and listeners Did John Roberts switch his vote? Missouri granted waiver from No Child Left Behind law Is Udacity the future of higher education? Zimmerman granted $1 million bond Is US government reading email without a warrant? It doesn't want to talk about it listener provided link to Why Conservatives Are Happier Than Liberals listener provided link to Reagan Vs. Obama - Social Economics 101 interesting Osama Bin Laden quotes supporting the view that 9/11 was intended as a wake-up call to the American people The Art of Hypocrisy listener provided link to DNA Match Tying Protest to 2004 Killing Is Doubted Feds uncover drug tunnel from Mexico to Arizona This week's music: Blackbird Blackbird - Happy High …

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A liberal, a conservative, and an anarchist walk into a bar... stop me if you've heard this one. Wait, you haven't heard this before, because it's never happened before. Three guys and a microphone, solving the world's problems. We hope you enjoy our unique brand of political discourse, as we offer an alternative to the binary views of the shouting heads on cable news. We invite you to spend some time listening every week as we discuss politics and dissect the spin on both the left and the right, and, of course, have a few laughs along the way. FB.init("0682fef22b901a5e420a6699396fa994");

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