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Edition #401

The Beckoning

 

Act 1: The ACLU on Obama's 'New normal' - On the Media

Song 1: Harold T. Wilkins, Or How To Wait For A Very Long Time - Fanfarlo

Act 2: The ACLU report on Obama - Rachel Maddow

Song 2: There's still time - Peter Wolf

Act 3: Cut Obama no slack on civil liberties - The Progressive

Song 3: Tragic flaw - Arkells

Act 4: ACLU defends Nazis' right to burn down ACLU headquarters - The Onion

Song 4: Play with fire - The Rolling Stones

Act 5: Interview with Akbar Ahmed - Daily Show

Song 5: The Edge Of The Ocean - Ivy

Act 6: Beck and Limbaugh devastating quotes - Young Turks

Song 6: Welcome Home (Sanitarium) - Apocalyptica

Act 7: Beck and the MLK legacy - Media Matters

Act 8: Cenk on Glenn Beck's MLK rally - Young Turks

Song 8: Frontier Psychiatrist - The Avalanches

Act 9: Tea baggers going to DC - Rachel Maddow

Song 9: Legend of Zelda - Apocalyptica

Act 10: Beck vs MLK - Media Matters

Act 11: Beck on God, blood and goldline - Young Turks

 

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The Beckoning - Countdown

 

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

 

Edition #400

So much for don't be evil

 

Act 1: So much for 'don't be evil' - Wait wait don't tell me

Song 1: Blueprint - Arkells

Act 2: Internet Exploiter - Daily Show

Song 2: Once around the block - Badly Drawn Boy

Act 3: Google and Verizon on net neutrality - Countdown

Song 3: Resurrection (space club mix) - PPK

Act 4: Peter and the Wolf meets net neutrality - On the Media

Song 4: Peter and the wolf - Prokofiev

Act 5: Area man consults the Internet - The Onion

Song 5: Wait so long - Trampled by Turtles

Act 6: Google and Verizon have a deal - Young Turks

Song 6: Jenny don't be hasty - Paolo Nutini

Act 7: Net neutrality and the Google-Verizon deal - Thom Hartmann

Song 7: Solid action - The Wes Hollywood Show

Act 8: Internet outage plunges nation into productivity - The Onion

Song 8: The Office UK - Outro #1 - Big George Webley

Act 9: Net neutrality - Countdown

Song 9: The middle - Jimmy Eat World

Act 10: Electronic frontier foundation - Colbert Report

Song 9: Cat faces - Ugly Casanova

Act 10: Cenk's rant on net neutrality - Dylan Ratigan Show

 

Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content:

At what point have we lost liberty because we lost privacy? - Thom Hartmann

 

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Direct download: So_much_for_dont_be_evil.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 10:00pm EDT

 

Edition #399

Climate bill killed as the world melts

 

Act 1: The trouble with fracking - Rachel Maddow

Song 1: That's all - Clare and the Reasons

Act 2: Obama on respecting science - Citizen Radio

Song 2: Where is my mind - The Pixies

Act 3: News of the warm Part 1 - Le Show

Song 3: Let's dace to Joy Division - The Wombats

Act 4: The cries from Pakistan - The Progressive

Song 4: Cry - James Blunt

Act 5: Lose 300 million pounds of CO2 - Slate.com

Song 5: Don't let's start - They Might Be Giants

Act 6: Climate bill killed - Young Turks

Song 6: I still haven't found what I'm looking for - U2

Act 7: The decline of the oil economy - The Bugle

Song 7: (Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher & Higher - Jackie Wilson

Act 8: News of the warm Part 2 - Le Show

Song 8: Faster, sooner, now - David Gray

Act 9: Greenland ice island - Countdown

Song 9: Juno - Tokyo Police Club

Act 10: 2010 hottest year so far on record - Young Turks

 

Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content:

The Climate Bill - Rachel Maddow

 

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Direct download: Climate_bill_killed_as_the_world_melts.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 10:10pm EDT

Edition #398

This is a total waste of our time

 

Act 1: Cat and Mosque - Mark Fiore

Song 1: Anywhere is - Enya

Act 2: Municipal land-use update - Daily Show

Song 2: Tolerance - Michael Franti And Spearhead

Act 3: Cantor on the mosque 'Come on' - Rachel Maddow

Song 3: It's Alright - Huey Lewis and the News

Act 4: Jimmy's take on the mosque - Jimmy Dore Show

Song 4: Golden Brown - The Stranglers

Act 5: Islamic architecture - The Bugle

Song 5: Drums of freedom - Theo Bard

Act 6: Who are we as a nation - The Young Turks

Song 6: I don't believe in that - Chip Taylor

Act 7: Citizen Radio talks on Cordoba - GRITtv

Song 7: Different people - No Doubt

Act 8: The sacred ground arguement - Jimmy Dore Show

Song 8: The argument - This Bike Is a Pipe Bomb

Act 9: How to know it's election season - Sam Seder

Song 9: One love - Playing For Change

Act 10: Embarrassing moments - Rachel Maddow

Song 10: South Side - Moby

Act 11: The 'radical' Imam behind the mosque - Young Turks

Song 11: Knock yourself out - Jon Brion

Act 12: Mosque-Erade - Daily Show

Song 12: Missed the boat - Modest Mouse

Act 13: Special Comment on the mosque - Countdown

 

Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content:

Municipal Land-Use Update - Ground Zero Mosque - Daily Show

 

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Category:general -- posted at: 4:59pm EDT

 

Edition #397

The morale of the troops

 

Act 1: Lt. Dan Choi finally discharged - Rachel Maddow

Song 1: Honesty - Billy Joel

Act 2: Dan Choi on LGBT support of Dems - Citizen Radio

Song 2: Gimme Sympathy - Metric

Act 3: Jonathan Hopkins on DADT - Rachel Maddow

Song 3: Right to complain - Trombone Shorty and Marc Broussard

Act 4: Targeting Target scores a direct hit - The Progressive

Song 4: Back on earth - Ozzy Osbourne

Act 5: DADT comic book theatre - Rachel Maddow

Song 5: I'm not over - Carolina Liar

Act 6: The Gay Reichs - Daily Show

Song 6: Go do - Jónsi

Act 7: Katherine Miller on DADT - Rachel Maddow

Song 7: What's wrong - The Secret Handshake

Act 8: Glorious nonviolent revolution - The Progressive

Song 8: Revolution - The Beatles

Act 9: Military survey on DADT revision - Rachel Maddow

Song 9: This Fickle World - Theo Bard

Act 10: Discussion of being gay on The View - Midweek Politics

Song 10: Two Sisters - Fiction Plane

Act 11: Final comments on gaining respect - Rachel Maddow

 

Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content:

Victor Fehrenbach on DADT - Rachel Maddow

 

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Direct download: The_morale_of_the_troops.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00pm EDT

 

Edition #396

Mentally and morally bankrupt economics

 

Act 1: Killing an ant with a nuclear bomb - Wait wait don't tell me

Song 1: High hopes - Frank Sinatra

Act 2: Barney Frank on Elizabeth Warren - Rachel Maddow

Song 2: Welcome to the Black Parade - My Chemical Romance

Act 3: Breaking down the impending tax "hike" - Jimmy Dore

Song 3: These things take time - Pummel

Act 4: Restore the estate tax! - Slate.com

Song 4: Modern Way - Kaiser Chiefs

Act 5: Voodoo economics - Rachel Maddow

Song 5: Wraith Pinned to the Mist and Other Games - Of Montreal

Act 6: Survival air for sale - Le Show

Song 6: Take a look around - Limp Bizkit

Act 7: Honest and dishonest discussions of trade policy - Common Sense with Dan Carlin

Song 7: We Are Nowhere And It's Now - Bright Eyes

Act 8: Goldman S@#%$ - Daily Show

Song 8: You make loving fun - Fleetwood Mac

Act 9: Time to cut social security - Young Turks

 

Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content:

The Word - The White Stuff - Colbert Report

 

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Edition #396

Mentally and morally bankrupt economics

 

Act 1: Killing an ant with a nuclear bomb - Wait wait don't tell me

Song 1: High hopes - Frank Sinatra

Act 2: Barney Frank on Elizabeth Warren - Rachel Maddow

Song 2: Welcome to the Black Parade - My Chemical Romance

Act 3: Breaking down the impending tax "hike" - Jimmy Dore

Song 3: These things take time - Pummel

Act 4: Restore the estate tax! - Slate.com

Song 4: Modern Way - Kaiser Chiefs

Act 5: Voodoo economics - Rachel Maddow

Song 5: Wraith Pinned to the Mist and Other Games - Of Montreal

Act 6: Survival air for sale - Le Show

Song 6: Take a look around - Limp Bizkit

Act 7: Honest and dishonest discussions of trade policy - Common Sense with Dan Carlin

Song 7: We Are Nowhere And It's Now - Bright Eyes

Act 8: Goldman S@#%$ - Daily Show

Song 8: You make loving fun - Fleetwood Mac

Act 9: Time to cut social security - Young Turks

 

Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content:

The Word - The White Stuff - Colbert Report

 

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Edition #395

Another giant distraction based on bigotry

 

Act 1: Be nice to minorities - Bill Maher

Song 1: We are going to be friends - White Stripes

Act 2: Latino 911 - Daily Show

Song 2: Nothing Else Matters - Apocalyptica

Act 3: Championing the AZ law - Media Matters

Act 4: Obama's weak immigration reform - Young Turks

Song 4: Loud pipes - Ratatat

Act 5: Arizona's photo radar - Daily Show

Song 5: Ballad of Hugo Chavez - Arkells

Act 6: Border violence, that's bullshit - Sam Seder

Song 6: Cattle call - Don Edwards

Act 7: Interview on reaction to AZ law ruling - Rachel Maddow

Song 7: Breakneck speed - Tokyo Police Club

Act 8: Hurray for courageous judge Suan Bolton - The Progressive

Song 8: Fade to black - Apocalyptica

Act 9: Susan Bolton ruling - Media Matters

Act 10: AZ immigration law stopped by federal judge - Young Turks

Song 10: Look after you - The Fray

Act 11: Fake immigration stories - Rachel Maddow

Song 11: Concrete Box - Nada Surf

Act 12: US will now offer platinum plus citizenship - The Onion

Song 12: Solid Action - The Wes Hollywood Show

Act 13: Immigration stories now user generated - Rachel Maddow

 

Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content:

Arturo Rodriguez on immigrant workers - Colbert Report

 

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Edition #395

Another giant distraction based on bigotry

 

Act 1: Be nice to minorities - Bill Maher

Song 1: We are going to be friends - White Stripes

Act 2: Latino 911 - Daily Show

Song 2: Nothing Else Matters - Apocalyptica

Act 3: Championing the AZ law - Media Matters

Act 4: Obama's weak immigration reform - Young Turks

Song 4: Loud pipes - Ratatat

Act 5: Arizona's photo radar - Daily Show

Song 5: Ballad of Hugo Chavez - Arkells

Act 6: Border violence, that's bullshit - Sam Seder

Song 6: Cattle call - Don Edwards

Act 7: Interview on reaction to AZ law ruling - Rachel Maddow

Song 7: Breakneck speed - Tokyo Police Club

Act 8: Hurray for courageous judge Suan Bolton - The Progressive

Song 8: Fade to black - Apocalyptica

Act 9: Susan Bolton ruling - Media Matters

Act 10: AZ immigration law stopped by federal judge - Young Turks

Song 10: Look after you - The Fray

Act 11: Fake immigration stories - Rachel Maddow

Song 11: Concrete Box - Nada Surf

Act 12: US will now offer platinum plus citizenship - The Onion

Song 12: Solid Action - The Wes Hollywood Show

Act 13: Immigration stories now user generated - Rachel Maddow

 

Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content:

Arturo Rodriguez on immigrant workers - Colbert Report

 

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Edition #394

A battle finally won in the war

 

Act 1: Lesbian mothers - Colbert Report

Song 1: Middle Class Boy - Theo Bard

Act 2: Crazy gay marriage speech - Young Turks

Song 2: The bleeding heart show - The New Pornographers

Act 3: Kentucky bans gay pet weddings - The Onion

Song 3: Perhaps, perhaps, perhaps - Cake

Act 4: Time to pay reparations to gays - Thom Hartmann

Song 4: January wedding - The Avett Brothers

Act 5: Breakdown of prop 8 - Rachel Maddow

Song 5: Celebration guns - Stars

Act 6: Commentary on prop 8 - Countdown

Song 6: One - Apocalyptica

Act 7: Right wing reactions to Prop 8 ruling - Media Matters

Act 8: Californigaytions - Daily Show

Song 8: Curtains close - The Arctic Monkeys

Act 9: Landmark ruling on same-sex marriage - The Progressive

Song 9: Solid Ground - Dougie Maclean

Act 10: The winning lawyers - Rachel Maddow

Song 10: Dreams - Gabrielle

Act 11: Prop 8 tossed out - It's all politics

Song 11: Goodbye stranger - Supertramp

Act 12: Gay marriage is inevitable - Young Turks

Song 12: Time to take out the trash - Brad Sucks

Act 12: How to ruin same-sex marriages - Colbert Report

 

Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content:

Cenk Rant On Gay Marriage and The Bible - Young Turks

 

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Direct download: A_battle_finally_won_in_the_war.m4a
Category:Enhanced -- posted at: 5:48pm EDT