Best of the Left Podcast : (2013/12/09) Congress just got slightly less unmitigatedly horrific (Filibuster)

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Congress just got slightly less unmitigatedly horrific

Ch. 1: Intro - Theme: A Fond Farewell, Elliott Smith 

Ch. 2: Act 1: It's Time to go 'Nuclear' on the Filibuster! - Thom Hartmann - Air Date: 11-20-13

Ch. 3: Song 1: You're not going anywhere - Brad Sucks

Ch. 4: Act 2: Harry Reid presses the button - All In with Chris Hayes - Air Date: 11-21-13

Ch. 5: Song 2: I dare you - Dead to Me

Ch. 6: Act 3: Reid Finally Realizes GOP Will Never Work With Democrats - Young Turks - Air Date: 11-22-13

Ch. 7: Song 3: Game over - Alexa Vega

Ch. 8: Act 4: The Floodgates are Open - Rachel Maddow - Air Date: 11-22-13

Ch. 9: Song 4: Everybody loves a happy ending - Tears for Fears

Ch. 10: Act 5: FLASHBACK: When Limbaugh Urged Republicans To Use Nuclear Option - Media Matters - Air Date: 11-21-13

Ch. 11: Song 5: Everybody loves a happy ending - Tears for Fears

Ch. 12: Act 6: Taking The Nuclear Option - CounterSpin - Air Date: 11-29-13

Ch. 13: Song 6: I'm against it - Groucho Marx

Ch. 14: Act 7: 'Democrats Will Rue' Using 'Nuclear Option', Says Krauthammer - Young Turks - Air Date: 11-29-13

Ch. 15: Song 7: Impressed - Natalie Imbruglia

Ch. 16: Act 8: Congressional Baby Steps - Rachel Maddow - Air Date: 12-03-13

Voicemails:

Ch. 17: Trans episode was too rudimentary - Tracy from Columbia, MO

Ch. 18: The trans issue perplexes me - Anonymous

Ch. 19: A few thoughts on the trans episode - Melissa from New York

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Voicemail Music: 

Loud Pipes - Ratatat

Ch. 20: Final comments on changing the paradigm of understanding around gender and biology

Closing Music:

Here We Are - Patrick Park

Produced by:

Jay! Tomlinson

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