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Edition #329

Welcome President Brown

 

Act 1: Recruiting a party with spine - Wait Wait Don't Tell Me

Act 2: Balance of the Senate - It's all politics

Act 3: You have the majority, now act like it - The Young Turks

Act 4: Caller says election was Thom's fault - Thom Hartmann

Act 5: Dems must fight back - Colbert Report

Act 6: Ed Rendell on doing something - Rachel Maddow

Act 7: Brown election and the filibuster - On the Media

Act 8: Give them a reason to vote for you - The Young Turks

Act 9: Obama's ballsy speech - Le Show

Act 10: What to do with less than 60 - Rachel Maddow

 

Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content:

Brown win allows Jon Stewart to retire - Daily Show

 

Music:

Runnin down a dream - Tom Petty

And it spread - The Avett Brothers

Wake Up Little Suzie - Everly Brothers

Don't look back in anger - Oasis

Happy - SIster Hazel

Finding something to do - Hellogoodbye

Piazza, New York Catcher - Belle & Sebastian

Sunday Bloody Sunday - U2

Slight figure of speech - The Avett Brothers

 

Produced by:

Jay!

 

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Direct download: Welcome_President_Brown.mp3
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Edition #328

Corporations is people!

 

Act 1: Supreme court blows up politics - It's All Politics

Act 2: Corporate personhood floodgates - Thom Hartmann

Act 3: The story of the case for corporate spending - On the Media

Act 4: Congress, brought to you by - Wait wait don't tell me!

Act 5: Ever-living vampires - Thom Hartmann

Act 6: Constitutional amendment - The Progressive

Act 7: Supreme court makes buying politicians legal - The Young Turks

Act 8: Barney Frank on fighting SC decision - Rachel Maddow

Act 9: Nader on corporate personhood - Thom Hartmann

Act 10: Special Comment on worst decision ever - Countdown

 

Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content:

Supreme Corp - Daily Show

 

Music:

Gods Radar - The Dixie Hummingbirds

Welcome to the machine - Pink Floyd

Tuesdays gone - Lynyrd Skynyrd

Crash - The Primitives

Turtle (Bonobo Remix) - Pilote

Recorded live in Copenhagen - Theo Bard

Maple Leaf Rag - Scott Joplin

Drown - Smashing Pumpkins

Taking over me - Evanescence

 

Produced by:

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Edition #327 Stealth Care is Mass Backwards Act 1: Stelth care reform - Daily Show Act 2: Fixing the wrong healthcare problems - Ring of Fire Act 3: Robert Knutter and Matt Taibbi on health reform Part 1 - Moyers' Journal Act 4: Limbaugh on healthcare costs - Young Turks Act 5: Robert Knutter and Matt Taibbi on health reform Part 2 - Moyers' Journal Act 6: Michael Pollen interview - Daily Show Act 7: Alan Grayson on health reform - Ring of Fire Act 8: Health lobbyists rule the system - Young Turks Act 9: Mass Backwards - Daily Show Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content: Kathleen Sebelius - Colbert Report Music: This too shall pass - OKGO Mushaboom - Feist I'm Not over - Carolina Liar I go blind - Hootie And The Blowfish You can do it - No Doubt All U can eat - Ben Folds Sinnerman - Nina Simone Pale Blue Eyes - Lou Reed 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 #242 Morning in America Act 1: 2004 DNC Keynote Speech (Clip 1) (Clip 2) Act 2: Announcing his candidacy Act 3: Remake this country (Link) Act 4: Signs of Hope & Change (Link) Act 5: Yes We Can – Will.i.am (Link) Act 6: ‘A more perfect Union’ speech on race in America (Link) Act 7: We are the ones we’ve been waiting for – Will.i.am (Link) Act 8: The American Promise (Link) Act 9: Obama in Berlin Act 10: 2008 DNC Acceptance speech (LInk) Act 11: We have a lot of work to do (LInk) Act 12: DC reactions to the victory (LInk) Act 13: Interview with Jesse Jackson – NPR (Link) Act 14: It’s a new day! – Will.i.am (Link) 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 #326 Underpants Bomb Fallout, choose you're own pun Act 1: Yemen Sad Libs - Daily Show Act 2: Kill first harshly interrogate later - Countdown Act 3: Bush terror policies wrongly glorified - Rachel Maddow Act 4: Missteps in the early days reporting on Yemen - On the Media Act 5: Rove blames NCTC then backpedals - Young Turks Act 6: Idiot lies about Obama's response - Countdown Act 7: Outright lies politicizing terrorism - Rachel Maddow Act 8: Idiots with big balls - Daily Show Act 9: Rudy says something unspeakably ignorant - Le Show Act 10: Nonsense GOP response cause for despair - Rachel Maddow Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content: Ideal or no deal - Colbert Report Music: Back in the high life again - Steve Winwood Send in the clowns - The Simpsons Whatcha say - Jason Derulo Let go - Frou Frou Sorry, blame it on me - Akon American idiot - Green Day Ridiculous Thoughts - The Cranberries Big balls - AC/DC Diamond - Klint 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 #325 Where religion and ignorance meet Act 1: Conservapedia working on conservative bible - Colbert Report Act 2: Hume on Woods and religion - Counterspin Act 3: Interview on conservative bible - Colbert Report Act 4: Exporting homophobia to Uganda - The Progressive Act 5: Uganda be kidding me Part 2 - Rachel Maddow Act 6: Christmas billboard stirs seasonally inappropriate emotions - The Onion Act 7: Kill the gays law hits major news in US - Thom Hartmann Act 8: Prayer effort seeks right-thinking from liberals - NPR Act 9: Killing people to make magic potions Part 1 - Young Turks Act 10: Christ returns to NBA - The Onion Act 11: Killing people to make magic potions Part 2 - Young Turks Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content: Uganda be kidding me Part 1 Music: Blacking Out The Friction - Death Cab For Cutie Redemption song - Bob Marley God - The Dodos Hate me - Blue October Directions - Josh Rouse Carol of the bells - United States Army Field Band and Soldiers' Chorus Gods gonna cut you down - Johnny Cash Like a prayer - Rufio You're wrong - NOFX Jammin - Bob Marley 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 #324 When you want to cry, laugh Act 1: Flight Delay - Daily Show Act 2: Predicting economies Part 1 - This American Life Act 3: Smiley-face dollar to boost economy - The Onion Act 4: Predicting economies Part 2 - This American Life Act 5: Andrew Ross Sorkin on Too Big to Fail - Daily Show Act 6: Fed's Dead with Bernie Sanders Part 1 - Colbert Report Act 7: Norway returns to a pillage-based economy - The Onion Act 8: Fed's Dead with Bernie Sanders Part 2 - Colbert Report Act 9: NY Times exposes terrible big bank scam - Young Turks Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content: American Idle - Daily Show Music: Don't you - Simple Minds Once around the block - Badly Drawn Boy Crazy - Seal Making me nervous - Brad Sucks Island in the sun - Weezer Catch my disease - Ben Lee La Noyée - Yann Tiersen Good Ol' Fashion Nightmare - Matt and Kim 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 #323 Obama moves Hopelessly forward in Afghanistan Act 1: Rushing a decision on Afghanistan - Counterspin Act 2: Obama mimics Bush on Afghanistan - The Progressive Act 3: Bunker-buster averts doomed marriage - The Onion Act 4: Report released on Afghanistan - Rachel Maddow Act 5: Dan Rather on Afghanistan - Daily Show Act 6: Jim Hightower discusses Obama's war Part 1 - Ring of Fire Act 7: Why aren't there bigger protests - The Progressive Act 8: Jim Hightower discusses Obama's war Part 2 - Ring of Fire Act 9: Moore and Feingold speak against escalation - Young Turks Act 10: Lara Logan on Afghanistan - Colbert Report Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content: Cenk debates war escalation - Countdown Music: Trouble me - 10,000 Maniacs Choke - The Cardigans Celebration Guns - Stars Million faces - Paolo Nutini Oh Lately It's So Quiet - OK GO Everybody's gone to war - Nerina Pallot Up against the wall - Peter Bjorn & John Meteor Show - Owl City Ain't no reason - Brett Dennen 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 #322 Reason to celebrate Act 1: Episode recap from The DC - Daily Show Act 2: Lincoln conservative on healthcare - Counterspin Act 3: GOP weakens health bill and then bash it - Young Turks Act 4: Is GOP serious about fixing healthcare - Slate Act 5: Open letter on free health clinics - Countdown Act 6: Obama defends health bill from the left - NPR Act 7: For he's a jowly good fellow - Colbert Report Act 8: Media misleads on opinions of health reform - Counterspin Act 9: Devastating healthcare quotes from Obama - Young Turks Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content: Idiot Democrats Think It's Good News Their Voters are Pissed at Them - The Young Turks Music: Hero - Enrique Iglesias I need to know - Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers Why pretend - Mandi Perkins Objection - Shakira Fake Empire - The National Serre-moi - Tryö Haunting me - Oona Garthwaite Everybody's fool - Evanescence 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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