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Edition #301 Compromise catastrophe soaked in corporate cash Act 1: Baucus stands alone - Wait wait don't tell me! Act 2: Does the GOP care more about property than people? - The Young Turks Act 3: The terrible result of the Baucus compromise - Counterspin Act 4: Bill Clinton on healthcare reform - Daily Show Act 5: Health insurance whistle-blower - Bill Maher Act 6: Rick Sanchez investigates corruption in healthcare debate - CNN Act 7: Candidate Obama on healthcare negotiations - The Young Turks Act 8: Better know a lobby: Healthcare for America NOW - Colbert Report Act 9: GOP fear leads to victim-blame - Ring of Fire Act 10: Sen. Conrad outlines how weak he is - The Young Turks Music: Anthem, Pt 1 - Blink-182 Passing storm - Ottmar Liebert Good - Better Than Ezra I gotta feeling - Black Eyed Peas If You Want to Sing Out, Sing Out - Cat Stevens Opportunities (Let's Make Lots of Money) - Pet Shop Boys Sitting, Waiting, Wishing - Jack Johnson Don't You Forget About Me - Simple Minds We're simple minds - Club 8 Produced by: Jay! Thanks for listening! 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: Compromise_catastrophe_soaked_in_corporate_cash.m4a
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Edition #301 Compromise catastrophe soaked in corporate cash Act 1: Baucus stands alone - Wait wait don't tell me! Act 2: Does the GOP care more about property than people? - The Young Turks Act 3: The terrible result of the Baucus compromise - Counterspin Act 4: Bill Clinton on healthcare reform - Daily Show Act 5: Health insurance whistle-blower - Bill Maher Act 6: Rick Sanchez investigates corruption in healthcare debate - CNN Act 7: Candidate Obama on healthcare negotiations - The Young Turks Act 8: Better know a lobby: Healthcare for America NOW - Colbert Report Act 9: GOP fear leads to victim-blame - Ring of Fire Act 10: Sen. Conrad outlines how weak he is - The Young Turks Music: Anthem, Pt 1 - Blink-182 Passing storm - Ottmar Liebert Good - Better Than Ezra I gotta feeling - Black Eyed Peas If You Want to Sing Out, Sing Out - Cat Stevens Opportunities (Let's Make Lots of Money) - Pet Shop Boys Sitting, Waiting, Wishing - Jack Johnson Don't You Forget About Me - Simple Minds We're simple minds - Club 8 Produced by: Jay! Thanks for listening! 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: Compromise_catastrophe_soaked_in_corporate_cash.mp3
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Edition #300 Looks back, layoffs, tax cuts and stock drops Act 1: Laying off the robots - Wait wait don't tell me! Act 2: The Lehman shock - Slate.com Act 3: Champagne drained from corporate pool - The Onion Act 4: Consensus On Fixing Financial System Erodes - NPR Act 5: Krugman on the 'return of depression economics - Colbert Report Act 6: Hannity misleads on unemployment numbers - Counterspin Act 7: Discussing Lehman Bros and the economic politics - New Yorker Act 8: 1-year anniversary of Lehman Bros collapse - Daily Show Act 9: Deficits as the bogeyman - Counterspin Act 10: Area coach calls star athlete 'too big to fail' - The Onion Act 11: Bush vs. Clinton Do tax cuts work? - The Young Turks Act 12: Good news / bad news America's recession - Daily Show Music: Also sprach Zarathustra (Thus Spoke Zoroaster), tone poem for orchestra, Op. 30 [Main Title] - Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Never recover - The Cardigans Kyoko's House ("stage blood is not enough") - Philip Glass Boulevard Of Broken Dreams - Green Day Bury my with my car - Ben Sollee Little Lies - Fleetwood Mac Save me - Aimee Mann Torn Blue Foam Couch - Grand archives Trouble me - 10,000 maniacs Wraith Pinned to the Mist and Other Games - Of Montreal Keepsake - State Radio Produced by: Jay! Thanks for listening! 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: Looks_back_layoffs_tax_cuts_and_stock_drops.m4a
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Edition #300 Looks back, layoffs, tax cuts and stock drops Act 1: Laying off the robots - Wait wait don't tell me! Act 2: The Lehman shock - Slate.com Act 3: Champagne drained from corporate pool - The Onion Act 4: Consensus On Fixing Financial System Erodes - NPR Act 5: Krugman on the 'return of depression economics - Colbert Report Act 6: Hannity misleads on unemployment numbers - Counterspin Act 7: Discussing Lehman Bros and the economic politics - New Yorker Act 8: 1-year anniversary of Lehman Bros collapse - Daily Show Act 9: Deficits as the bogeyman - Counterspin Act 10: Area coach calls star athlete 'too big to fail' - The Onion Act 11: Bush vs. Clinton Do tax cuts work? - The Young Turks Act 12: Good news / bad news America's recession - Daily Show Music: Also sprach Zarathustra (Thus Spoke Zoroaster), tone poem for orchestra, Op. 30 [Main Title] - Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Never recover - The Cardigans Kyoko's House ("stage blood is not enough") - Philip Glass Boulevard Of Broken Dreams - Green Day Bury my with my car - Ben Sollee Little Lies - Fleetwood Mac Save me - Aimee Mann Torn Blue Foam Couch - Grand archives Trouble me - 10,000 maniacs Wraith Pinned to the Mist and Other Games - Of Montreal Keepsake - State Radio Produced by: Jay! Thanks for listening! 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 #299 Tom Ridge's 'I-didn't-really-mean-it' tour Act 1: Torture reports show Dick Cheney was wrong - The Young Turks Act 2: UK mad at Cheney for preempting their police work - Rachel Maddow Act 3: Debate on prosecuting torture - The Young Turks Act 4: Changing up the terror alert system - Le Show Act 5: Tom Ridge would make same decision about Iraq - Rachel Maddow Act 6: John Dean on Tom Ridge's book and interview - Countdown Act 7: Tom Ridge's 'I-really-didn't-mean-it' tour - Le Show Act 8: Reflection on the Tom Ridge interview - Rachel Maddow Music: God? - The Dodos Stop Me If You Think You've Heard This One Before - The Smiths Hi - Psapp Warning sign - Coldplay Thank you - Dido I stand corrected - Vampire Weekend Take a chance - The Magic Numbers Produced by: Jay! Thanks for listening! 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 #299 Tom Ridge's 'I-didn't-really-mean-it' tour Act 1: Torture reports show Dick Cheney was wrong - The Young Turks Act 2: UK mad at Cheney for preempting their police work - Rachel Maddow Act 3: Debate on prosecuting torture - The Young Turks Act 4: Changing up the terror alert system - Le Show Act 5: Tom Ridge would make same decision about Iraq - Rachel Maddow Act 6: John Dean on Tom Ridge's book and interview - Countdown Act 7: Tom Ridge's 'I-really-didn't-mean-it' tour - Le Show Act 8: Reflection on the Tom Ridge interview - Rachel Maddow Music: God? - The Dodos Stop Me If You Think You've Heard This One Before - The Smiths Hi - Psapp Warning sign - Coldplay Thank you - Dido I stand corrected - Vampire Weekend Take a chance - The Magic Numbers Produced by: Jay! Thanks for listening! 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 #298 In the wake of Obama's healthcare speech Act 1: Details still to be ironed out - Wait Wait Don't Tell Me! Act 2: Bernie Sanders on stopping the filibuster - Rachel Maddow Act 3: Pastor Incites gun-toting Obama protesters - The Young Turks Act 4: Checking some healthcare facts - Counterspin Act 5: Why there's no point in reading bills - On the Media Act 6: More fact-free arguments against healthcare - Rachel Maddow Act 7: Breaking down Obama's speech and the reaction to it - Ring of Fire Act 8: Healthcare lies believed shows poll - The Young Turks Act 9: Fixing healthcare by altering patient behavior - NPR Act 10: Having to explain how a healthcare system works - Counterspin Act 11: Talking about the lack of respect for the office of the President - It's all politics Music: Hands down - Dashboard Confessional Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger - Daft Punk Don't look back in anger - Oasis Am I wrong - Love Spit Love The District Sleeps Alone Tonight - The Postal Service The kids don't stand a chance - Vampire Weekend Shout - Tears for fears Make your own kind of music - Cass Elliot We can work it out - Heather Nova End it on this - No Doubt Produced by: Jay! Thanks for listening! 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: In_the_wake_of_Obamas_healthcare_speech.m4a
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Edition #298 In the wake of Obama's healthcare speech Act 1: Details still to be ironed out - Wait Wait Don't Tell Me! Act 2: Bernie Sanders on stopping the filibuster - Rachel Maddow Act 3: Pastor Incites gun-toting Obama protesters - The Young Turks Act 4: Checking some healthcare facts - Counterspin Act 5: Why there's no point in reading bills - On the Media Act 6: More fact-free arguments against healthcare - Rachel Maddow Act 7: Breaking down Obama's speech and the reaction to it - Ring of Fire Act 8: Healthcare lies believed shows poll - The Young Turks Act 9: Fixing healthcare by altering patient behavior - NPR Act 10: Having to explain how a healthcare system works - Counterspin Act 11: Talking about the lack of respect for the office of the President - It's all politics Music: Hands down - Dashboard Confessional Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger - Daft Punk Don't look back in anger - Oasis Am I wrong - Love Spit Love The District Sleeps Alone Tonight - The Postal Service The kids don't stand a chance - Vampire Weekend Shout - Tears for fears Make your own kind of music - Cass Elliot We can work it out - Heather Nova End it on this - No Doubt Produced by: Jay! Thanks for listening! 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 #297 Cheney's tortured facts and logic Act 1: Blackwater's corrupt crusade - Countdown Act 2: Cheney's interview prop with FOX - Le Show Act 3: Planet Cheney - Rachel Maddow Act 4: Reporting on the torture report - On the Media Act 5: Infotainment with a war criminal - Countdown Act 6: Taking apart the FOX Cheney interview Part 1 - The Young Turks Act 7: Is using a minotaur to gore detainees torture? - The Onion Act 8: Taking apart the FOX Cheney interview Part 2 - The Young Turks Music: Modern Crusaders - Enigma Six Underground - Sneaker Pimps Welcome To The Black Parade - My Chemical Romance Pink Moon - Nick Drake Billy - James Blunt Where do I begin? - The Chemical Brothers Crazy Maze - Desree Produced by: Jay! Thanks for listening! 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 #297 Cheney's tortured facts and logic Act 1: Blackwater's corrupt crusade - Countdown Act 2: Cheney's interview prop with FOX - Le Show Act 3: Planet Cheney - Rachel Maddow Act 4: Reporting on the torture report - On the Media Act 5: Infotainment with a war criminal - Countdown Act 6: Taking apart the FOX Cheney interview Part 1 - The Young Turks Act 7: Is using a minotaur to gore detainees torture? - The Onion Act 8: Taking apart the FOX Cheney interview Part 2 - The Young Turks Music: Modern Crusaders - Enigma Six Underground - Sneaker Pimps Welcome To The Black Parade - My Chemical Romance Pink Moon - Nick Drake Billy - James Blunt Where do I begin? - The Chemical Brothers Crazy Maze - Desree Produced by: Jay! Thanks for listening! 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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