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Edition #566

The state of the media continues to embarrass

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Act 1: Channel for the Rich Man - Counterspin - 8-25-11

Song 1: Dance music - The Mountain Goats

Act 2: Fox Censors Alec Baldwin Over NewsCorp Hacking Emmy Joke - Young Turks - Air Date: 9-19-11

Song 2: Don't hold me back - Alex Cornish

Act 3: Rush Limbaugh's Christian Killing Accusation - Colbert Report - Air Date: 10-9-11

Song 3: Sunday Bloody Sunday - U2

Act 4: Coverage of Obama is mostly negative - Counterspin

Song 4: Moonlight Sonata - Ludwig van Beethoven

Act 5: Guest Calls Fox News Out on Obama Derangement Syndrome - Media Matters Air Date: 1-9-12

Act 6: Hank Williams Jr on The View Defending Obama Hitler Analogy - Young Turks - Air Date: 10-12-11

Song 6: Notorious - Duran Duran

Act 7: Making Sense of Hank Williams Jr's Obama Hitler Reference - Majority Report - Air Date: 10-7-11

Song 7: Change of Time - Josh Ritter

Act 8: Comedian Christian Finnegan on why watching no news is better than watching Fox News - Countdown Air Date: 11-23-11

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

Act 9: Fox News' Gretchen Carlson Can't Believe Poll Says Obama Will Win - David Pakman - Air Date: 12-16-11

Song 9: Für Elise - Ludwig van Beethoven

Act 10: Fox's Favorite Phrase: "Some Would Say" - Media Matters Air Date: 12-2-11

Act 11: Steve Jobs Ripped Fox News as A Destructive Force - Young Turks - Air Date: 10-26-11

Song 11: Little Embarrassing - Rosemary's Sons

Act 12: Why is NPR giving out Republican Talking Points  - Thom Hartmann - Air Date: 12-21-11

Song 12: Beaux Dimanches - Amadou & Mariam

Act 13: John Boehner Cuts Off CSPAN Cameras When Republicans Ripped Apart - David Pakman - Air Date: 12-22-11

Song 13: Symphony No.5 In C Minor Op.67 - 1st Movement - Ludwig van Beethoven

Act 14: Fox: The Muppets are "Brainwashing" Your Children - Media Matters Air Date: 12-5-11

Act 15: Fox Muppets Turning Your Kids Into OWS Commies - Majority Report - Air Date: 12-6-11


America is an invented country - Colin from Cleveland, OH

Thoughts on Policeman Jeff from Florida and his recent call re: Mumia Abu-Jamal - Ron from outside Philly

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Final comments on Daryl from CA calling suggesting a new black perspective for the show

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Jay! Tomlinson

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