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Edition #321 Take 30,000 troops and call me in the morning Act 1: Misleading polling on support for war - Counterspin Act 2: I dare you not to notice - Le Show Act 3: Special comment on war escalation - Countdown Act 4: Afghanistan handed over to robots - The Onion Act 5: Why escalation is not the answer - Thom Hartmann Act 6: Obama unclear on chain of command - Colbert Report Act 7: Cheney cries treason - Countdown Act 8: War presidents - Rachel Maddow Act 9: 30,000 - Daily Show Act 10: Feingold & BBC on the Afghanistan war - Young Turks Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content: 30,000 extended video - Daily Show Music: Love is a battlefield - Pat Benatar 99 Red Balloons - Nena Listen to your heart - Roxette Mr. Roboto - Styx War - Vince DiCola Heat of the moment - Asia Notorious - Duran Duran I'm gonna be (500 Miles) - The Proclaimers Break it down again - Tears for fears Produced by: Jay! Thanks for listening! Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.
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Edition #320 Winter Holiday Extravaganza Act 1: Atheist summer camp - The Young Turks Act 2: God To Postpone Apocalypse - The Onion Act 3: Adam and Eve Part 1 - This American Life Act 4: Robert Wright on the three major religions - Colbert Report Act 5: Adam and Eve Part 2 - This American Life Act 6: Richard Dawkins new book - Thom Hartmann Act 7: Bucket Of Rags This Year's Must-Have Christmas Item - The Onion Act 8: Schaeffer on hateful talk against Obama - Rachel Maddow Act 9: Offending people talking about religion - The Young Turks Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content: Kirk Cameron's Plot Against "Origin of Species" - The Young Turks Music: Hello Mother, Hello Father - Alan Sherman Nutcracker: Act 2: Chinese Tea - Denis de Coteau & San Francisco Ballet Orchestra Nutcracker: Act 2: Waltz of the Flowers - Denis de Coteau & San Francisco Ballet Orchestra Nutcracker: Act 1: Overture - Denis de Coteau & San Francisco Ballet Orchestra Nutcracker: Act 1: March - Denis de Coteau & San Francisco Ballet Orchestra Nutcracker: Act 2: The Merlitons - Denis de Coteau & San Francisco Ballet Orchestra Nutcracker: Act 2: Trepak - Denis de Coteau & San Francisco Ballet Orchestra Nutcracker: Act 2: Dance of the Sugarplum Fairy - Denis de Coteau & San Francisco Ballet Orchestra Produced by: Jay! Thanks for listening! Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.
Direct download: Winter_Holiday_Extravaganza.mp3
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Edition #319 1st world party, 3rd world clean up Act 1: Aziz Ansari on Copenhagen - It's getting ha in here Act 2: Gore urges Obama to take lead on climate - NPR Act 3: Al Gore - Daily Show Act 4: Gore the wonky bore - Counterspin Act 5: The Story of Cap and Trade - Annie Leonard Act 6: Naomi Klein on climate debt Part 1 - Ring of Fire Act 7: DOT to add walking lanes to highways - The Onion Act 8: Naomi Klein on climate debt Part 2 - Ring of Fire Act 9: News of the warm - Le Show Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content: Act Now - Green.tv Music: Hold my hand - Hootie and the blowfish Change your mind - Sister Hazel If we make it through December - Merle Haggard Cloud Nine - Ben Howard Comptine D'un Autre Été: L'après Midi - Yann Tiersen Classical Gas - Mason Williams Walk beside me - Darrell Scott & Tim O'Brien Got My Mind Set On You - George Harrison Produced by: Jay! Thanks for listening! Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.
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Edition #318 Disaster Economics Act 1: Obama caving in to Wall St again - The Young Turks Act 2: Why the win-win is being ignored Part 1 - This American Life Act 3: Water balloon attacks hurting bottom line - The Onion Act 4: Why the win-win is being ignored Part 2 - This American Life Act 5: Joining the tea-baggers - Thom Hartmann Act 6: John Perkins on the economic crash Part 1 - Ring of Fire Act 7: US-owned GM produces the Pelosi-Boehner - The Onion Act 8: John Perkins on the economic crash Part 2 - Ring of Fire Act 9: Government by organized money - Thom Hartmann Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content: Biden on the economic recovery - Daily Show Music: Nothing is good enough - Aimee Mann Sénégal Fast-Food - Amadou & Mariam The kids don't stand a chance - Vampire Weekend Remember Jonathan (Messenger Of The Sun album) - Cyrille Verdeaux Smokescreen - Flying Blind Under the milky way - Seven Nations You're the best - Joe Esposito All For Swinging You Around - The New Pornographers Produced by: Jay! Thanks for listening! Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.
Direct download: Disaster_Economics.mp3
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Edition #317 Rights, gay and otherwise, all obvious Act 1: From here to neutrality - Daily Show Act 2: Feingold and Franken beat up Patriot Act - Young Turks Act 3: The end of prohibition - Slate Act 4: Don't ask, don't tell - Colbert Report Act 5: Texas bans marriage - Young Turks Act 6: Texas bans marriage - Wait wait don't tell me Act 7: Mormon trespassing - Colbert Report Act 8: Utah politician outrageous comments on gays - Young Turks Act 9: Gaywatch - Peter Vadala & William Phillips - Daily Show Act 10: Skeletons in the closet - Colbert Report Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content: Can't get queer from here - Daily Show Music: Here comes my baby - Cat Stevens Your ex-lover is dead - Stars Change is gonna come - Ben Sollee What went wrong - Blink 182 It's a mistake - Men at work Miss Misery - Elliott Smith Steal my kisses - Ben Harper Build me up buttercup - The Foundations Tuesday's gone - Lynyrd Skynyrd Produced by: Jay! Thanks for listening! Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.
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Edition #316 Join the war on Fox News today Act 1: Glenn Beck tragically not a victim of anything - The Onion Act 2: Bush Sr. calls Maddow and Olberman Sick Puppies - The Young Turks Act 3: Dobbs steps down - Wait wait don't tell me Act 4: MSNBC in the crossfire - Rachel Maddow Act 5: Lou Dobbs goes Rogue - Daily Show Act 6: Murdoch fosters racist work environment - Countdown Act 7: Hannity apologizes to Jon - Daily Show Act 8: Cenk goes off on Morning Joe - The Young Turks Act 9: Untruth vs. Power - Daily Show Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content: Hannity misleadingly uses Glenn Beck's rally video Music: Out of my mind - James Blunt Gone daddy gone - Violent Femmes Ne Me Quitte Pas - Regina Spektor I'll meet you there - Owl City Habla Me - Gipsy Kings Working class hero - Exit Clov Overkill - Colin Hay Celebration guns - Stars Produced by: Jay! Thanks for listening! Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.
Direct download: Join_the_war_on_Fox_News_today.mp3
Category:MP3 -- posted at: 10:01am EDT

Edition #315 Big bill bothers bought off blowhards Act 1: Blow hards bloviate on healthcare - Counterspin Act 2: Bill big, bill bad - Daily Show Act 3: GOP Continues healthcare fear tactics - The Young Turks Act 4: Fire hot - The Onion Act 5: Grayson on fighting back Part 1 - Ring of Fire Act 6: Lieberman on wiggling - Wait wait don't tell me Act 7: Grayson on fighting back Part 2 - Ring of Fire Act 8: Absurd Republicans caught on tape - The Young Turks Act 9: Whisconsin city is the best place to die - NPR Act 10: Preggers can't be choosers - Daily Show Act 11: Restricting abortion rights in health reform - Rachel Maddow Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content: Judge Napolitano Lies about Health Care Reform - The Young Turks Music: Tax man - The Beatles Naive - The Kooks Fearless - VNV Nation World on Fire - Sarah McLachlan In a big country - Big Country Winter song - Sara Bareilles & Ingrid Michaelson Brain stew - Green Day So fast, so numb - R.E.M. I know I know I know - Tegan and Sara Different people - No doubt Produced by: Jay! Thanks for listening! Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.
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Edition #314 Pride, greed, vanity and gluttony Act 1: Really Goldman Sachs?! - SNL Act 2: Spitzer on the financial bailout - Rachel Maddow Act 3: MSNBC Ratigan bashes corporate communists - The Young Turks Act 4: The root of the problem is campaign finance - Thom Hartmann Act 5: Global economy faces danger from below - The Onion Act 6: Terror-industrial complex - Countdown Act 7: How Dems are protecting capitalism - The Young Turks Act 8: Organizing the tea parties - Thom Hartmann Act 9: Goldman Sachs doing God's work - Colbert Report Act 10: Child labor endorsing, pro-slavery freaks - Rachel Maddow Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content: The history of boom and bust cycles in US economics - ThomHartmann Music: Kick drum heart - The Avett Brothers Yankee Bayonet (I Will Be Home Then) - The Decemberists 99 Red Balloons - Nena Deep water - Pansy Division Ready For The Good Times - Shakira Goodbye stranger - Supertramp Good Ol' Fashion Nightmare - Matt and Kim Take five - Dave Brubeck Gold dust woman - Hole Produced by: Jay! Thanks for listening! Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.
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Edition #313 Recruiting disciples through fear and coupons Act 1: Catholic lifeboat - Colbert Report Act 2: Hell House - This American Life Act 3: God checks in to the Mayo Clinic - The Onion Act 4: The Republican Apocalypse Part 1 - Ring of Fire Act 5: Catholics recruiting new members - Daily Show Act 6: The Republican Apocalypse Part 2 - Ring of Fire Act 7: Catholic blow out sale - Le Show Act 8: Pat Robertson fighting against hate crime laws - The Young Turks Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content: Supreme court takes on religion - Colbert Report Music: God - The Dodos Friend of the devil - Counting Crows Like a prayer - Madonna Major Tom - Peter Schilling You know my name - The Beatles Natural Blues - Moby I'm free - Soup Dragons Produced by: Jay! Thanks for listening! Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.
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Edition #312 Ancient sunlight vs fresh sunlight Act 1: The true cost of fossil fuels - Thom Hartmann Act 2: Inhofe headed to Copenhagen - Ring of Fire Act 3: Colin Beavan is No Impact Man - Colbert Report Act 4: Rob Dunbar on ocean temps - Found Object Films Act 5: Giant greenhouse blamed for climate change - The Onion Act 6: Climate deniers - Ring of Fire Act 7: Oil industry employees rally - Rachel Maddow Act 8: News of the warm - Le Show Act 9: Shia Agassi on fresh sun power - Found Object Films Act 10: Steven Levitt on economics of geo-engineering - Daily Show Act 11: The arguement for switching to natural gas - Ring of Fire Act 12: News of the warm - Le Show Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content: Dems shooting themselves in the foot on carbon legislation Music: Catalog and Classify - Mark Robinson Knock yourself out - Jon Brion This is the day - The The Kyoko's House - Philip Glass Solsbury hill - Peter Gabriel One million miles - J Ralph M79 - Vampire Weekend What I'm looking for - Brendan Benson Close your eyes - Young Love Hey ya - Obadiah Parker Keepsake - State Radio Produced by: Jay! Thanks for listening! Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.
Direct download: Ancient_sunlight_vs_fresh_sunlight.mp3
Category:MP3 -- posted at: 10:00am EDT