Monthly Archives: April 2014

#9: Cliven Bundy, Affirmative Action, American Oligarchy, and Immigration Reform

(Recorded Apr. 26, 2014) This Week:  (1) A big week for race in America – we discuss Cliven Bundy and the Supreme Court’s decision on affirmative action; (2) Capital, Power and the American Oligarchy; (3) Immigration Reform – will the Republicans get on board?

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#8: Ukraine, S.E.C., and Snowden (also the NBA playoffs)

(Recorded Apr. 19, 2014) This Week:  (1) We check in on the events in Ukraine; (2) Has Washington’s revolving door rendered the SEC toothless?; (3) Edward Snowden, villain or hero? We continue last-week’s discussion of intelligence overreach; and (4) Boris and Josh talk NBA playoffs.

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#7: Feinstein v. CIA, McCutcheon, and Midterms

(Recorded April. 12, 2014) This Week:  (1) Feinstein v. CIA: will we ever know if torture works, and does it matter?; (2) Campaign finance laws: what does McCutcheon mean for money in politics?; (3) 2014 Midterms: we rundown some races where the Democrats look strong.

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#6: Obamacare Rally, Voter Suppression, and Paul Ryan’s Budget

(Recorded Apr. 5, 2014) This Week:  (1) We discuss Healthcare.gov’s last minute rally – will the Democrats start running on Obamacare instead of away from it?; (2) Voter suppression by any other name – Are GOP election reforms targeted at black people or Democrats?; (3) Paul Ryan’s budget proposal  – the boys take us through the most interesting pieces.

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#5: Scholar-Athletes, Religious Corporations, and Political Forecasts

(Recorded Mar. 30, 2014) This Week:  (1) The NLRB says Northwestern athletes can unionize – will this do anything to dispel the myth of the scholar-athlete?; (2) Is Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby the stupidest case ever?; (3) U.S. Politics – We discuss Nate Silver’s predictions and the boys make a few predictions of there own. Plus, Josh explains the force of nature that is Steve Stockman.

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