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Most Recent Episodes

Greece, Hacks & Trump on Top

Greece lurches toward a bailout deal, again.

Bring Down the Flag

A holiday show about symbolism.

Love Wins

The Supreme Court rules that gay marriage is legal in all 50 states.

Climate Change, Candidate Talk and Tragedy in Charleston

Were the Charleston murders an act of terrorism or a hate crime?

Shame, Speedboats & Trade

Jeb Bush says we need more shame in our lives and Obama loses on trade.

The Clown Car Grows

Three more candidates join the presidential field. Plus, NSA reform and professors who fear their students. 

ISIS Advances

Republicans blame each other for ISIS and Rand Paul says that's GOP hawks' fault.

Patriot Act, Biker Shootout and Minimum Wage

Deadly Shootout in Waco, drafting a New Patriot Act, and minimum wage at $15.

Jeb, Trade & Hillary

Jeb struggles with his Iraq position, Obama/Dems clash over trade and Hillary stays away from the media.

NSA, Immigration and Nice Nails

Reforming the Patriot Act, Hillary on Immigration and exploiting nail workers.

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