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Episode 37 – Crime Does Pay…For the State

Can you believe that states are complaining that a lack of prisoners is cutting too deeply into their revenue streams?  We also discuss the fact that close to half of all super PAC funding comes from only fifty donors.

In entertainment, Matt and I give our impressions of the Rogue One and Dr. Strange trailers.

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Episode 36 – The Poor Pay More

Why is it expensive to be poor?  This week we cover an article that explains the many ways poverty can be expensive.  Also, we discuss the disparity in arrests between well off black kids and poor white kids.

Near the end of the show we give our spoiler free impressions on Batman vs Superman and Daredevil season 2.  After the show we are going to post a spoiler filled review of both shows.

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Episode 35 – Delayed Justice

President Obama selected a nominee for the Supreme Court and the GOP continues to block the hearing.  We discuss the qualifications of Judge Garland and how the Republican refusal to vote on a new justice can impact elections in November.  Also we compare and contrast Donald Trump’s campaign with other fascists politicians, like Hitler.

For tech and entertainment we cover a drone bazooka, Daredevil season 2, The Division and more.

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Episode 34 – Crazy Caucus

Episode 34 is packed with news topics and commentary.  There are several articles on police and crime, before we spend quite a while discussing the Democrat and Republican primary results.  Donald Trump and his white supremacist supporters garner a look and in the rest of the episode we cover surprising crime and politics topics.

 

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Episode 33 – Scalia Scrap

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia passed away recently and the battle for his seat has begun.  We discuss the response from politicians about President Obama’s right to fill the seat before the next elections.  This week, we also talk about the Beyonce Superbowl controversy and Flint Michigan.

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Episode 32-Countdown

President Obama is on his way out and the contenders are hot to fill his seat.  This week we give our impressions on the State of the Union address and contrast Obama’s vision with the Democrat and Republican candidates views.

Of course, there is some entertainment news and a brief discussion on the quality and quantity of original online programming for streaming services, like Netflix.

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Episode 30 – Scalia is Wrong!

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia stated black people are not cut out for prestigious schools.  We look at a trio of articles and research that proves Justice Scalia is wrong.  Also, we talk about some interesting news for space travel and tease our Star Wars Episode VII spoilercast.

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Episode 29 – Paris Attacks

Matt and I made time to share our thoughts on the Paris attacks and some of the possible outcomes.  Listen to the episode and share your opinion on what this means for ISIS and the international response.

Also, we have an assortment of news on cops facing time for their crimes, the current pre-election political landscape and upcoming shows.

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