Fri, 2 June 2017
Jimmy Dore promotes conspiracy theories and Sam debunks them.
Cliff Schecter explains why Trump's resentment and insecurity is behind stepping out of the Paris Accords. Why movement conservatives and Bannon's politics are all about anger and resentment at all times. The United States falls back in the world and everyone else takes global warming seriously and all of the ways Trump and the Republicans are screwing America and the world.
Andy Kindler talks about waring on Twitter. Dennis Miller whines about Robert DeNiro and makes a Taxi Driver reference. Is Dennis Miller having a breakdown? Adam Carolla is making an incredibly stupid documentary. Jerry Seinfeld not funny and Andy has a new podcast.
On The Fun Half: Scott Pruitt references New York Times anti climate science writer Bret Stephens. Fighting inside the Left. Macron calls out Trump and your calls and IMs.
Cast: Sam Seder @samseder, Michael Brooks @_michaelbrooks, Matt Lech, @mattlech
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Thu, 1 June 2017
Julie Ott, a Professor of Capitalist Studies at the New School, explains capital gains tax cuts and the push for inequality. How and why the tax code favors investors over workers. The ACA and capital gains. The racial inequality built into lower capital gains rates. Capital gains cuts and racism and the southern roots of the policy. Why private investors don't drive innovation and the roots of the Laffer Curve myth and the financial myths that continue to feed mass inequality.
On The Fun Half: Why students protest on college campuses. The ongoing crisis in Brazil. Nigel Farage is a "person of interest" in the Russia probe and he stopped by Fox & Friends to complain about Kathie Griffen. ICE deportations and the broadening bigotry under the Trump Administration. Rick Santorum says the sun is not reliable and your calls and IMs.
Cast: Sam Seder @samseder, Michael Brooks @_michaelbrooks, Matt Lech, @mattlech and Kelly Carey, @kellycarey.
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