Fri, 11 January 2019
2005 - Shutdown Hurting GOP? & Progressive Dems vs Centrists w/ Benjamin Dixon & Film Guy Matthew Weiss
On today's show: Heartland Institute researcher says Green New Deal is "nothing more than a socialist Trojan horse."
Benjamin Dixon (@BenjaminPDixon ) of The North Star joins us to break down the least news from Washington: The government shutdown, progressive Dems vs. centrist Dems, top marginal tax rates, Elizabeth Warren, and Trump's wall.
Film Guy Matthew (@langdonboom) joins us to discuss life in Florida and recommend some films: Scarecrow featuring Al Pacino, The Friends of Eddie Coyle featuring Robert Mitchum, James Baldwin doc I Am Not Your Negro, and The Intruder featuring William Shatner. Sam tries his hand at being a film guy and recommends Force Majeure.
On the fun half: Atlanta TSA protests shutdown. Lou Dobbs says GOP needs to "sweep aside recalcitrant left." Mo Brooks doesn't think climate change is worthy of a national emergency. Steve "white supremacist" King's most recent appearances on Tucker Carlson. Studio audience member on BBC talk show asks: "Can we stop feeling sorry for Teresa May?" Kamala Harris stakes out her "hope and fight" position on Stephen Colbert. Nancy Pelosi told Chuck Todd she would love to have single-payer if it were possible, but it's not. Plus, your calls and IMs!
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The Michael Brooks Show live! @ The Bell House, February 1st 2019. Pre-order tickets here.
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