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Edition #390

Reverse Robin Hood Republicans

 

Act 1: GOP on raising retirement age, cut benefits - Young Turks

Song 1: Home - Edward Sharpe and The Magnetic Zeros

Act 2: Barney Frank on financial reform - Chris Priest

Song 2: Lawless Flawless - Chris Priest

Act 3: GOP plan for the deficit - Rachel Maddow

Song 3: If you close the door - Adam Bork

Act 4: The Magnetar Trade story Part 1 - Pro Publica

Song 4: One - Apocalyptica

Act 5: Largest ever tax hike - Media Matters Minute

Song 5: One - Apocalyptica

Act 6: The Magnetar Trade story Part 2 - Pro Publica

Song 6: Wild world - Cat Stevens

Act 7: Unemployed are lazy drug addicts - Young Turks

Song 7: The sound of settling - Death Cab For Cutie

Act 8: Military spending - Rachel Maddow

 

Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content:

Economic Fun Fair - Mark Fiore

 

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Edition #390

Reverse Robin Hood Republicans

 

Act 1: GOP on raising retirement age, cut benefits - Young Turks

Song 1: Home - Edward Sharpe and The Magnetic Zeros

Act 2: Barney Frank on financial reform - Chris Priest

Song 2: Lawless Flawless - Chris Priest

Act 3: GOP plan for the deficit - Rachel Maddow

Song 3: If you close the door - Adam Bork

Act 4: The Magnetar Trade story Part 1 - Pro Publica

Song 4: One - Apocalyptica

Act 5: Largest ever tax hike - Media Matters Minute

Song 5: One - Apocalyptica

Act 6: The Magnetar Trade story Part 2 - Pro Publica

Song 6: Wild world - Cat Stevens

Act 7: Unemployed are lazy drug addicts - Young Turks

Song 7: The sound of settling - Death Cab For Cutie

Act 8: Military spending - Rachel Maddow

 

Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content:

Economic Fun Fair - Mark Fiore

 

Produced by:

Jay!

 

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Direct download: Reverse_Robin_Hood_Republicans.mp3
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Edition #389

Religious Justice League

 

Act 1: Banning haircuts - Wait wait don't tell me

Song 1: Painted by numbers - The Sounds

Act 2: Political fashion news - The Bugle

Song 2: Lebanese Blonde - Thievery Corporation

Act 3: Pope whipped himself - Young Turks

Song 3: Hey, Soul Sister - Train

Act 4: Bible more violent than Quran - NPR

Song 4: Monster Hospital - Metric

Act 5: God cites 'moving in mysterious ways' - The Onion

Song 5: Master Plan - My Morning Jacket

Act 6: News of the godly Part 1 - Le Show

Song 6: (Why Is Your) Heaven So Small - Susan Werner

Act 7: Stephen Prothero on the 8 religions - Colbert Report

Song 7: Jesus Doesn't Want Me For A Sunbeam - Nirvana

Act 8: Study says abstinence-only works - Young Turks

Song 8: Boasdicea - Enya

Act 9: Heaven to return 3.6 billion souls for rejudging - The Onion

Song 9: Knockin' On Heaven's Door - Guns N' Roses

Act 10: News of the godly Part 2 - Le Show

Song 9: Kids - MGMT

Act 10: Glenn Beck, Ignore Jesus, be selfish - Young Turks

 

Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content:

Modest-Con 2010 - Colbert Report

 

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Edition #389

Religious Justice League

 

Act 1: Banning haircuts - Wait wait don't tell me

Song 1: Painted by numbers - The Sounds

Act 2: Political fashion news - The Bugle

Song 2: Lebanese Blonde - Thievery Corporation

Act 3: Pope whipped himself - Young Turks

Song 3: Hey, Soul Sister - Train

Act 4: Bible more violent than Quran - NPR

Song 4: Monster Hospital - Metric

Act 5: God cites 'moving in mysterious ways' - The Onion

Song 5: Master Plan - My Morning Jacket

Act 6: News of the godly Part 1 - Le Show

Song 6: (Why Is Your) Heaven So Small - Susan Werner

Act 7: Stephen Prothero on the 8 religions - Colbert Report

Song 7: Jesus Doesn't Want Me For A Sunbeam - Nirvana

Act 8: Study says abstinence-only works - Young Turks

Song 8: Boasdicea - Enya

Act 9: Heaven to return 3.6 billion souls for rejudging - The Onion

Song 9: Knockin' On Heaven's Door - Guns N' Roses

Act 10: News of the godly Part 2 - Le Show

Song 9: Kids - MGMT

Act 10: Glenn Beck, Ignore Jesus, be selfish - Young Turks

 

Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content:

Modest-Con 2010 - Colbert Report

 

Produced by:

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Direct download: Religious_Justice_League.m4a
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Edition #388

Torture is Un-American so we don't call it that

 

Act 1: Blame - Daily Show

Song 1: Blame it on the Tetons - Modest Mouse

Act 2: Harvard's study on torture - Young Turks

Song 2: Where does the good go - Tegan and Sara

Act 3: Yahweh or no way - Glenn Beck's MLK rally - Colbert Report

Song 3: High - James Blunt

Act 4: New ruling on media profanity - Wait wait don't tell me

Song 4: Escucha Me - Gipsy Kings

Act 5: Father Guido Sarducci on Prophet Glenn Beck - Colbert Report

Song 5: Modern Way - Kaiser Chiefs

Act 6: Torture in the media - On the Media

Song 6: Tell me a lie - Griffin House

Act 7: People don't like facts or failing - Citizen Radio

Song 7: Pony - Erin McCarley

Act 8: Rush Limbaugh kids should dumpsterdive - Young Turks

 

Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content:

Media Fail On McChrystal Resignation - Young Turks

 

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Edition #388

Torture is Un-American so we don't call it that

 

Act 1: Blame - Daily Show

Song 1: Blame it on the Tetons - Modest Mouse

Act 2: Harvard's study on torture - Young Turks

Song 2: Where does the good go - Tegan and Sara

Act 3: Yahweh or no way - Glenn Beck's MLK rally - Colbert Report

Song 3: High - James Blunt

Act 4: New ruling on media profanity - Wait wait don't tell me

Song 4: Escucha Me - Gipsy Kings

Act 5: Father Guido Sarducci on Prophet Glenn Beck - Colbert Report

Song 5: Modern Way - Kaiser Chiefs

Act 6: Torture in the media - On the Media

Song 6: Tell me a lie - Griffin House

Act 7: People don't like facts or failing - Citizen Radio

Song 7: Pony - Erin McCarley

Act 8: Rush Limbaugh kids should dumpsterdive - Young Turks

 

Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content:

Media Fail On McChrystal Resignation - Young Turks

 

Produced by:

Jay!

 

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Direct download: Torture_is_Un-American_so_we_dont_call_it_that.m4a
Category:Enhanced -- posted at: 11:13am EDT

 

Edition #387

The state of the empire

 

Act 1: McChrystal article by Michael Hastings - Colbert Report

Song 1: The moment I said it - Imogen Heap

Act 2: Gaps in Afghan government - Rachel Maddow

Song 2: Out of our hands - Ikon

Act 3: UK investigating war crimes - Citizen Radio

Song 3: All American Girl - Train

Act 4: Judge sides with detainee in Guantanamo - The Progressive

Song 4: Shuffle your feet - Black Rebel Motorcycle Club

Act 5: Counter insurgency interview with General - Rachel Maddow

Song 5: Eve of destruction - Barry McGuire

Act 6: Odd couple Frank and Paul on military spending - NPR

Song 6: No need to argue - The Cranberries

Act 7: Obama authorizes assassinations on US citizens - Young Turks

Song 7: The perfect space - The Avett Brothers

Act 8: Afghanistan commentary - Rachel Maddow

 

Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content:

Petraeus takes over with same strategy - Rachel Maddow

 

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Direct download: The_state_of_the_empire.m4a
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Edition #387

The state of the empire

 

Act 1: McChrystal article by Michael Hastings - Colbert Report

Song 1: The moment I said it - Imogen Heap

Act 2: Gaps in Afghan government - Rachel Maddow

Song 2: Out of our hands - Ikon

Act 3: UK investigating war crimes - Citizen Radio

Song 3: All American Girl - Train

Act 4: Judge sides with detainee in Guantanamo - The Progressive

Song 4: Shuffle your feet - Black Rebel Motorcycle Club

Act 5: Counter insurgency interview with General - Rachel Maddow

Song 5: Eve of destruction - Barry McGuire

Act 6: Odd couple Frank and Paul on military spending - NPR

Song 6: No need to argue - The Cranberries

Act 7: Obama authorizes assassinations on US citizens - Young Turks

Song 7: The perfect space - The Avett Brothers

Act 8: Afghanistan commentary - Rachel Maddow

 

Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content:

Petraeus takes over with same strategy - Rachel Maddow

 

Produced by:

Jay!

 

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Direct download: The_state_of_the_empire.mp3
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Edition #386

Thank you BP

 

Act 1: Endless bummers - Daily Show

Song 1: My name is Jonas - Weezer

Act 2: Shep Smith slams Fox News defending BP - Young Turks

Song 2: Real world - Matchbox Twenty

Act 3: ThreatDown - Dawn - Colbert Report

Song 3: Perpetual Dawn (Solar Youth Mix) - The Orb

Act 4: BP CEO acts like Star Trek character - Young Turks

Song 4: House of the Rising Sun - The Animals

Act 5: BP's PR campaign - Jimmy Dore Show

Song 5: Sinnerman (The Thomas Crown Affair) - Nina Simone

Act 6: BP's criminal negligence - The Progressive

Song 6: Politic Amagni (La Politique, C'est Pas Bon) - Amadou & Mariam

Act 7: Carl Safina on oil regulation - Colbert Report

Song 7: Soft serve - Soul Coughing

Act 8: Extreme energy - Slate.com

Song 8: I go to extremes - Billy Joel

Act 9: Josh Fox talks about toxic materials - Daily Show

Song 9: Classical gas - Mason Williams

Act 10: Entire oil rig searches for pizza cutter - The Onion

Song 10: Cuts like a knife - Soft

Act 11: Oil invested judge OKs offshore drilling - Young Turks

Song 11: Stop the madness - Marty Dread

Act 12: Lube Job - Colbert Report

 

Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content:

Obamas BP Oil Spill Speech - Colbert Report

 

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Edition #386

Thank you BP

 

Act 1: Endless bummers - Daily Show

Song 1: My name is Jonas - Weezer

Act 2: Shep Smith slams Fox News defending BP - Young Turks

Song 2: Real world - Matchbox Twenty

Act 3: ThreatDown - Dawn - Colbert Report

Song 3: Perpetual Dawn (Solar Youth Mix) - The Orb

Act 4: BP CEO acts like Star Trek character - Young Turks

Song 4: House of the Rising Sun - The Animals

Act 5: BP's PR campaign - Jimmy Dore Show

Song 5: Sinnerman (The Thomas Crown Affair) - Nina Simone

Act 6: BP's criminal negligence - The Progressive

Song 6: Politic Amagni (La Politique, C'est Pas Bon) - Amadou & Mariam

Act 7: Carl Safina on oil regulation - Colbert Report

Song 7: Soft serve - Soul Coughing

Act 8: Extreme energy - Slate.com

Song 8: I go to extremes - Billy Joel

Act 9: Josh Fox talks about toxic materials - Daily Show

Song 9: Classical gas - Mason Williams

Act 10: Entire oil rig searches for pizza cutter - The Onion

Song 10: Cuts like a knife - Soft

Act 11: Oil invested judge OKs offshore drilling - Young Turks

Song 11: Stop the madness - Marty Dread

Act 12: Lube Job - Colbert Report

 

Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content:

Obamas BP Oil Spill Speech - Colbert Report

 

Produced by:

Jay!

 

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Direct download: Thank_you_BP.mp3
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