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Edition #368 
Their fault, our fault, your fault, my fault

Act 1: Proud to be British - The Bugle
Song 1: Crazy train - Ozzy Osbourn
Act 2: GOP runs from drill baby drill - Young Turks
Song 2: Accidental Mambo - Mambo All-Stars
Act 3: Impacts and comparisons - On the Media
Song 3: Sea - George Winston
Act 4: Spreading the blame - BBC News Quiz
Song 4: Hole in the bucket - Spearhead
Act 5: Oil spills not a big deal - Counterspin
Song 5: Don't worry baby - The Beach Boys
Act 6: Texas Gov blames God for spill - Young Turks
Song 6: Better days - Citizen King
Act 7: Oil spill results in improved wildlife viscosity - The Onion
Song 7: A beautiful world - Tim Myers
Act 8: Political consequences - The Political Scene
Song 8: Heart still beating - Ottmar Liebert
Act 9: Oil spill is your fault - Mark Fiore
Song 9: Anthem Pt. 1 - Blink 182
Act 10: Getting off of oil - Bill Maher
Song 10: In the aeroplane over the sea - Neutral Milk Hotel
Act 11: Oil containment solutions randomizer - Colbert Report
Song 11: Shove it - Santigold
Act 12: Lasting legacy of oil spills - Rachel Maddow

Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content:
There Will Be Blame - Daily Show

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Direct download: Their_fault_our_fault_your_fault_my_fault.mp3
Category:MP3 -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

Edition #367

Arrest the Pope
Act 1: Devil denounces Catholic Church - SNL
Song 1: Play With Fire - The Rolling Stones
Act 2: Dawkins wants to arrest the Pope - BBC News Quiz
Song 2: Jesus loved Judas - Jason Roseboom
Act 3: Continuing coverage of Catholic scandal - On the Media
Song 3: Jesus is just alright - The Doobie Brothers
Act 4: Volcano/Earthquake news Part 1 - The Bugle
Song 4: Eleanor Rigby (strings only) - The Beatles
Act 5: Catholic Church condemns metrosexuality - The Onion
Song 5: Pray for you - Jaron And The Long Road To Love
Act 6: Volcano/Earthquake news Part 2 - The Bugle
Song 6: Sorrow - Bad Religion
Act 7: RFK on the Catholic Church scandal - Ring of Fire
Song 7: Hallelujah - Jeff Buckley
Act 8: Why it's OK to criticize religion - Citizen Radio
Song 8: Book of days - Enya
Act 9: Pope Opera - Daily Show
Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content:
Jesus in a Frying Pan - Young Turks
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Direct download: Arrest_the_Pope.mp3
Category:MP3 -- posted at: 2:58pm EDT

Edition #366
Horrifying health care aftermath

Act 1: Unethical bastards - Daily Show
Song 1: Slave song - Sade
Act 2: Post-game of just passed health bill - Blast the Right
Song 2: Suffer - Stretford End
Act 3: Angry reactions to health care law - It's all politics
Song 3: A-Punk - Vampire Weekend
Act 4: GOP strike back - Young Turks
Song 4: Scenic world - Beirut
Act 5: Well point and bartering with Michael Moore - Countdown
Song 5: Happy - Sister Hazel
Act 6: John Dingell on health care and finance - Daily Show
Song 6: Tin man - The Avett Brothers
Act 7: Fox says you'll go to jail - Fox News Channel
Song 7: Red Rain - REM w/ Peter Gabriel and Natalie Merchant
Act 8: O'Reilly attempts to rewrite history - Young Turks

Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content:
Sue Lowden on chickens for healthcare - Colbert Report

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Direct download: Horrifying_health_care_aftermath.mp3
Category:MP3 -- posted at: 12:17pm EDT

Edition #365
Valid and moronic arguments against Kagan

Act 1: Hang on Stevens - The Al Franken Show
Act 2: History of Supreme Court fights - Rachel Maddow
Song 2: A Quai - Yann Tiersen
Act 3: Nomination predictions - Media Matters
Song 3: A Quai - Yann Tiersen
Act 4: Release the Kagan - Daily Show
Song 4: The great estates - Freelance Whales
Act 5: Kagan a bad pick by Obama - Young Turks
Song 5: Somebody Already Broke My Heart - Sade
Act 6: Swing and a miss - Countdown
Song 6: Gone to sleep - Moby
Act 7: Kagan the consensus builder - Rachel Maddow
Song 7: Les Jours Tristes - Yann Tiersen
Act 8: Kagan and the military recruiters - Media Matters
Song 8: Les Jours Tristes - Yann Tiersen
Act 9: Kagan worship with Dahlia Lithwick - Colbert Report
Song 9: No questions - Fleetwood Mac
Act 10: Hypocrisy on Kagan - Rachel Maddow
Song 10: La Dispute - Yann Tiersen
Act 11: Kagan a leftist activist - Media Matters
Song 11: La Dispute - Yann Tiersen
Act 12: Conservatives pretend Kagan is gay - Young Turks
Song 12: Take Five - Dave Brubeck
Act 13: Comparison to H. Meyers nomination - Rachel Maddow

Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content:
Confirming Elena - Colbert Report

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Direct download: Valid_and_moronic_arguments_against_Kagan.mp3
Category:MP3 -- posted at: 8:38pm EDT

Edition #364
Delusions of fascism, journalism and grandeur

Act 1: Glenn Beck's Nazi Tourette's - Daily Show
Song 1: Better be quite now - Elliott Smith
Act 2: The power of conservative media - Young Turks
Song 2: Everything In Its Right Place - Radiohead
Act 3: Dissecting NBC report on financial reform - Jimmy Dore
Song 3: Too much information - Duran Duran
Act 4: Bernie Goldberg fires back - Daily Show
Song 4: Knock yourself out - Jon Brion
Act 5: Fox News spins net neutrality - Young Turks
Song 5: So much more - Marc Robillard
Act 6: Jon Meacham on sale of Newsweek - Daily Show
Song 6: Who will buy - Oliver Twist
Act 7: Goldman defended in the media - Counterspin
Song 7: You're a wolf - Sea Wolf
Act 8: Glenn to the mountaintop - Colbert Report

Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content:
Obama Slams Tea Party Rallies & Fox News Reacts - Young Turks

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Direct download: Delusions_of_fascism_journalism_and_grandeur.mp3
Category:MP3 -- posted at: 6:14pm EDT

Edition #363
Wrongheaded reactions, foreign and domestic

Act 1: Palin on the playground - The Bugle
Song 1: Buildings and mountains - The Republic Tigers
Act 2: Andrew Bacevich on Afghanistan Part 1 - Moyers Journal
Song 2: Highschool lover - Air
Act 3: Using smaller missiles - Counterspin
Song 3: Empty room - Marjorie Fair
Act 4: Andrew Bacevich on Afghanistan Part 2 - Moyers Journal
Song 4: What's the matter here - 10,000 maniacs
Act 5: Iraq should pay for us killing them - Young Turks
Song 5: Politic Amagni (La Politique, C'est Pas Bon) - Amadou & Mariam
Act 6: Post script to Afghanistan interview - Moyers Journal
Song 6: Peacocks - The Mountain Goats
Act 7: Boom doesn't go the dynamite - Colbert Report
Song 7: Headlock - Imogen Heap
Act 8: Lieberman's citizenship law - Countdown
Song 8: Patience - Guns N' Roses
Act 9: Lieberman's extrajudicial law - The Progressive
Song 9: Up against the wall - Peter Bjorn & John
Act 10: Just lucky - Young Turks
Song 10: The lucky one - Alison Krauss and Union Station
Act 11: Lieberman introduces citizenship bill - Rachel Maddow

Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content:
Explosive and the City 2 - Daily Show

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Direct download: Wrongheaded_reactions_foreign_and_domestic.mp3
Category:MP3 -- posted at: 3:00pm EDT

Edition #362
Winning by losing

Act 1: Winning by losing - Mark Fiore
Song 1: I'm a loser - The Beatles
Act 2: Minority leader called out - Young Turks
Song 2: Birdhouse in your soul - They Might be Giants
Act 3: The inside job Part 1 - This American Life
Song 3: Cat faces - Ugly Casanova
Act 4: Fraud hearing on shitty deals - Wait wait don't tell me
Song 4: Working class hero - Green Day
Act 5: The inside job Part 2 - This American Life
Song 5: Hey Jealousy - Gin Blossoms
Act 6: The GOP alternative to financial reform - Young Turks
Song 6: Damn it feels good to be a gangsta - Geto Boys
Act 7: The inside job Part 3 - This American Life
Song 7: Bet Against the American Dream - This American Life
Act 8: Wham-O moves to America - Daily Show
Song 8: Wake up - Arcade Fire
Act 9: GOP up Wall Street's ass - Young Turks

Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content:
S.E.C. porn - Daily Show

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Direct download: Winning_by_losing.mp3
Category:MP3 -- posted at: 4:01pm EDT

Edition #361
The Police State Welcomes You

Act 1: Boycotting AZ, teas and otherwise - Wait wait don't tell me
Song 1: Tea for the Tillerman - Cat Stevens
Act 2: AZ law spurs immigration reform - Rachel Maddow
Song 2: Different People - No Doubt
Act 3: AZ Sheriff rips new law - Young Turks
Song 3: Stand - R.E.M.
Act 4: Law and Border - Daily Show
Song 4: I miss you - Blink 182
Act 5: O'Reilly grasping to support AZ law - Counterspin
Song 5: See you on the other side - Ozzy Osbourn
Act 6: Papers please amendments - Rachel Maddow
Song 6: Bouncing around the room - Phish
Act 7: The word - No Problemo - Colbert Report
Song 7: Mexico - The Refreshments
Act 8: Wrongful arrests happens already - Young Turks
Song 8: Still crazy after all these years - Paul Simon
Act 9: Police State Pete - Mark Fiore
Song 9: What I'm looking for - Brendan Benson
Act 10: AZ law writers are liars, racists - Rachel Maddow

Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content:
Suspicious Behavior on Cinco de Mayo - Daily Show

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Direct download: The_Police_State_Welcomes_You.mp3
Category:MP3 -- posted at: 7:03pm EDT

Edition #360
For the sake of dinosaur squeezings

Act 1: Dinosaur squeezings – Mark Fiore
Act 2: Conversation with Joe Romm – Countdown
Act 3: One final taste of oysters – Young Turks
Act 4: Wind farm vs. oil spill – Colbert Report
Act 5: Discussion of oil spill – Ring of Fire
Act 6: BP oil spill – The Progressive
Act 7: George Will lies on wind vs. oil spill – Jimmy Dore
Act 8: Beyond Awful – Daily Show
Act 9: Right wing conspiracy – Media Matters
Act 10: Spill kills Obama energy bill – Young Turks
Act 11: Politics of the spill – Countdown
Act 12: GOP, Haliburton and the spill – Le Show
Act 13: Claiming drilling is safe – Media Matters
Act 14: Drill baby, drill – Colbert Report
Act 15: Lessons learned from Exxon Valdez – Young Turks
Act 16: No second thoughts – The Progressive
Act 17: Maddow’s final comments – Rachel Maddow

Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content:
BP’s Undersea Dome – Colbert Report

Music
Daydream – The Lovin’ Spoonful
Good day sunshine – The Beatles
Hold it in – Jukebox The Ghost
Beach song – The Dead Milkmen
Black water – Doobie Brothers
Into the ocean – Blue October
Take a look around – Limp Bizkit
La Valse d’Amélie – Yann Tiersen
Take a chance – The Magic Numbers
Deep water – Pansy Division
Le Moulin – Yann Tiersen
Lessons learned – Matt & Kim
Don’t trust me – 3OH!3

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Direct download: For_the_sake_of_dinosaur_squeezings.mp3
Category:MP3 -- posted at: 9:48am EDT

Edition #359
Bulls, Bears, Bailouts and Fraud

Act 1: Luntz memo of reform-killing talking points - Rachel Maddow
Act 2: Dishonest and diversionary rhetoric - The Progressive
Act 3: Dow over 11,000 - Colbert Report
Act 4: Dodd speech on financial reform - Countdown
Act 5: Senate hearing scoldings - Daily Show
Act 6: 10-hour banker interrogation - On the Media
Act 7: GOP blocks reform because they love Wall Street - Young Turks
Act 8: Elizabeth Warren on financial reform - Colbert Report
Act 9: Moyers on the American Dream - Bill Moyers Journal
Act 10: These F@#king guys - Goldman Sachs - Daily Show

Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content:
Roll Out the Cots - Rachel Maddow

Music:
Sweet little lies - Michael Franti And Spearhead
Re Stacks - Bon Iver
How to see the sun rise - Ben Sollee
Monday - Jon Brion
Such great heights - The Postal Service
Solid Action - The Wes Hollywood Show
You're a wolf - Sea Wolf
Grapevine fires - Death Cab For Cutie
Possibility - Lykke Li

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Direct download: Bulls_Bears_Bailouts_and_fraud.mp3
Category:MP3 -- posted at: 11:08am EDT