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As the Koch brothers and Trump feud heats up, we take a closer look at the effects of corporations in our politics.

 

A call for the return of political accountability

 

Facebook finds and terminates 32 fake accounts and pages that bear the hallmarks of coordinated Russian propaganda

 

Collusion or Conspiracy? Trump and his pundits frantically flood media outlets in order to advance the talking point that collusion is not a crime. Join us this week to find out why he’s both right and wrong.  

 

 

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Trump’s conference with Vladimir Putin and actions at 2018 NATO meeting triggers open discussions of treason as he distances the United States from NATO allies while continuing to kotow to the Russian president.

 

Russian agent Maria Butina charged with conspiracy against the United States and setting up back channels for secretive communications between Trump and Moscow.

 

 

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HEADLINES

 

01:13 Comedian Michelle Wolf’s “Smokey Eye” joke offends journalist at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner

 

02:33 Baseless outrage by media after Michelle Wolf roasts Sarah Huckabee Sanders brings to light the effects of contagious false narratives

 

15:10 President Trump poised to scrap Iran nuclear deal

 

19:13 Trump delays steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada, E.U., and Mexico for one month

 

20:02 Gail Collins op-ed on worst cabinet member: Scott Pruitt of EPA

 

22:53 Missouri Governor Eric Greitens’ (the man who threatened to blackmail former mistress over scandalous photos) trial has begun and his use of the reasoning fallacy: equivocation

 

24:53 Another climate change denier, Jim Bridenstine, becomes new NASA administrator

 

25:54 Rand Paul changes his position on Secretary of State pick, Mike Pompeo, after Trump convinces him

 

26:47 Latest developments on Russia investigation

 

27:30 Former NYC Mayor Rudy Giuliani joins Trump’s legal team

 

 

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00:27 Intro- Mike Pompeo questioned by the Senate— Gina Haspel, or torture fetish lady, should have done the honors

 

01:08 Trump obsessed with Russia probe and FBI’s raid on his lawyer; hush money likely to be about more than just campaign finance violations

 

03:40 Attorney-client privilege and what that means involving Michael Cohen, Sean Hannity, and Donald Trump

 

06:57 Elliot Broidy likely used bribery payments to payoff ex-Playboy model, Karen McDougal through Michael Cohen

 

09:25 James Comey vs. Trump – who do you despise more?

 

11:08 Trump pardons ex-Bush admin aide Scooter Libby and how Trump uses his pardoning powers to cover up his criminal activities

 

14:56 Mitch McConnell shuts down bill to protect special counsel Robert Mueller

 

16:35 According to the Pentagon and Trump, bombing Syria was a success, but the only real adults left in the White House believe otherwise; Trump constantly changing his position on imposing Russia sanctions

 

19:07 UN Ambassador Nikki Haley: “I don’t get confused”

 

19:54 Trump says he’ll be tough on Russia despite his inconstancy on major issues and more on Sean Hannity, Sarah “the huckster,” and cults

 

23:20 Swamp watch: Mick Mulvaney gutting the CFPB and overpaying his friends to work for him

 

25:11 Interior secretary Ryan Zinke wants to open up public land to private hands

 

26:02 Media watch: Hannity uses his show on Fox News to sell real estate; propaganda being perpetuated on Fox News and in the social media sphere

 

28:08 The Denver Post and “Republican-styled vulture capitalism” 

 

29:00 Listener Question: What was the significance of lawyer/activist David Buckel setting himself on fire for and what was his motive beyond the surface?

 

 

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00:24 GOP campaign adviser, Benjamin Sparks, charged with domestic battery and reportedly made ex-fiancée a sex slave

 

01:23 Speaker of the House, Paul Ryan, will not seek re-election this November; may put GOP in jeopardy for controlling Congress

 

03:22 FBI raids Michael Cohen’s office for bank fraud and campaign finance violations

 

03:56 Prof. David Leventhal breaks down the rhetoric in a line-by-line analysis of Trump’s now famous cabinet meeting critique of the FBI raid of his lawyer

 

14:30 NYTimes editorial: Trump boasted about size of his building following 9/11 attacks

 

15:06 Trump’s paradoxical statement on “Fairness”

 

20:21 Leventhal’s proposal: make Hillary President so Fox News will have content to whine about and everyone else will be happy

 

20:52 “Nice, new and smart” missiles and thoughts on Syria conflict

 

24:37 Madeleine Albright’s op-ed on fascism and Trump as a threat to democracy

 

25:33 Media, propaganda, and Sinclair CEO Chris Ripley

 

28:15 New right-wing conspiracy theory machine QANON trends on Twitter and exists for two reasons

 

 

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00:26 Intro- Fox News analyst, Ralph Peters’ departure from the “propaganda machine”

 

01:03 March of Our Lives 2018 rally turnout around the world including FNR’s interviews

 

02:12 Citigroup is now imposing restrictions on gun sales

 

04:52 As a result of gerrymandering, researchers project that Democrats will have to win by 11 percent to take back the House

 

06:14 Trump’s plan to put citizenship question back on U.S. census is likely to cause an undercount

 

07:30 Voter suppression efforts continue, prisoners used for gerrymandering, Kris Kobach

 

09:02 Attack on journalism from Rodrigo Duterte and President Trump

 

12:06 Stormy Daniels’ word against Donald Trump’s following 60 Minutes interview

 

16:00 U.S. Pushes NAFTA, in talks with Canada and Mexico, to Limit Junk Food Warning Labels

 

16:30 John Bolton, the new NSA warmonger, and his mustache

 

19:58 John Dowd suggested potential pardons for Michael Flynn and Paul Manafort

 

22:21 Mueller’s court filing confirms that Rick Gates had ties with known Russian spy during 2016 election

 

26:49 United Arab Emirates urged Trump to fire Rex Tillerson for not supporting UAE in Qatar dispute

 

28:25 House spending bill goes against Trump’s proposed cuts but signs it anyway

 

 

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01:05 Maryland school shooting: March for Our Lives -March 24th across U.S.

 

02:33 TV personality Larry Kudlow to be Trump’s newest Chief Economic Advisor

 

05:46 National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster possibly replaced by John Bolton if fired

 

07:30 CIA Director nominee Gina Haspel, Trump’s restored confidence could start a war

 

09:22 Trump tweet attacks Mueller, Republicans condemn him, Britain’s response to Russia

 

12:54 Cambridge Analytica stole private Facebook data to help Trump’s 2016 campaign –Used psychographics to manipulate Americans

 

16:50 Security exec Alex Stamos leaves Facebook after dispute over transparency

 

18:43 Harvard study on race and economic mobility in America

 

19:44 Talks of bank deregulation and the Kushner family

 

 

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0:00 INTRO Skit –Trump’s Teachers Be Packin’ program arrives early

 

2:04 Supreme Court justices reject Trump’s appeal over DACA program

 

4:34 Gen Z tackles the NRA and lead us to gun control legislation?

 

5:34 Sheeple Marco Rubio loosens stance during gun debate

 

10:32 Trump’s empathy cheat-sheet at shooting survivors meeting at White House

 

11:51 NRA and Trump’s solution to mass shootings: more guns

 

22:35 List of big businesses boycotting NRA grows

 

24:55 Jared Kushner’s high-level security clearance fiasco

 

27:10 Paul Manafort, Russian mobsters, and Rick Gates

 

29:08 Democrats Rebuttal to Republican FISA Memo

 

31:10 Trump is “too busy” to speak to special counsel Bob Mueller

 

 

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NEWS

 

0:00 Emma Gonzalez’s speech to NRA and Trump

 

1:59 School shooting sympathy not enough without proper regulation of guns

 

7:10 Statistics about gun control, Republicans in bed with the NRA

 

10:30 Trump’s excess inaugural money, axing food and nutrition programs and ADA

 

14:07 Please be kinder to Scott Pruitt, PR still without power, DACA delay

 

18:08 Mueller indictment of Russians and Trump’s reaction

 

23:14 Black voter suppression by Republicans, Russian fake news sites

 

26:26 New charges in Manafort-Gates case, Alex van der Zwaan investigation

 

28:50 Denial prevails among Trump supporters, White House staff domestic abuse scandals

 

32:34 Gerrymandering follow-up, Pennsylvania court map redrawn

 

 

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01:15 Military parade -Trump’s Bastille Day 2.0

 

02:51 Foreign powers meddling in U.S. election continues to be ignored by the Trump Administration

 

4:08 New Addition to the Sexual Misconduct List: ex-aide Rob Porter

 

7:15 Republicans cite having momentum after tax bill

 

8:32 Nancy Pelosi delivers record-breaking 8-hour speech defending DACA

 

11:06 INTERVIEW

The World of Professional Gerrymandering with Dr. Andrew Beveridge, Gill v. Whitford, Penn redistricting plan and more

 

 

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