Manage episode 245287111 series 8456
Air Date: 10/29/2019
Today we take a look at some of the main characters that make up the Trump administration to get a sense of who they are, where they're coming from and how they're working tirelessly to ruin everything good about our government and find brand new ways to be terrible
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Trump went to a World Series game and was booed by the crowd, including chants to “Lock Him Up!”:
"A leader who's typically viewed
As being repugnant and crude
And went to a game
Expecting some fame
To bolster his ego, was booed"
The crew discusses the political history of Rudy Giuliani and he's always been a snake.
Jeremy Scahill and Charlie Savage discuss Bill Barr and Trump and their takeover of the Dept of Justice.
Sam discusses Bill Barr and his role in corruption in the Trump administration.
Pompeo has a history of making Islamophobic statements. He’s also been a major ally to the billionaire right-wing Koch brothers.
Aaron Glantz discusses how Steven Mnuchin profited from ruining people's lives.
Nicole chats with Tom LoBianco about the dangerous "Christian" Mike Pence.
Ch. 7: My puddle of grey is confusing - Erin from Philadelphia
Ch. 8: The impact of election 2000 - Holly from San Francisco
Ch. 9: Broadcast stations selling ad space full of lies - Chris from San Diego
Ch. 10: Final comments on the legality of running political ads with lies
Ch. 11: Limerick of the Day from @LouC17
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Bill Barr’s First Epistle to the Heathens (The New Republic)
The Danger of President Pence (The New Yorker)
Mike Pence: power, religion and America's 'shadow president' (The Guardian)
Where Did Rudy Go? (The Atlantic)
Curated by BOTL Communications Director Amanda Hoffman
MUSIC (Blue Dot Sessions):
- Opening Theme: Loving Acoustic Instrumental by John Douglas Orr
- O Holy Still - Vacant Distillery
- Trois Gnossiennes 3 - Blue Dot Sesisons
- Banjo - Grey River
- Cases to Rest - Bodytonic
- Rafter - Speakeasy
- Voicemail Music: Low Key Lost Feeling Electro by Alex Stinnent
- Closing Music: Upbeat Laid Back Indie Rock by Alex Stinnent
Produced by Jay! Tomlinson
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