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A Podcast where we play the best of talk radio on the left side of the dial. Real radio, real liberal. Condensed into neat, commute sized, chunks.
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DATE: Thu, 30 Sep 2010
SIZE: 32.9 MB
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(2010/09/29) Islamophobia (Religious Tolerance)

Edition #412 Islamophobia   Sponsor: Visit GoToMeeting.com, click the try it free button and use promo code: Podcast   Act 1: Extremest Makeover – Homeland Edition – Daily Show Song 1: You Don’t Know Me (feat. Regina Spektor) – Way to Normal (Deluxe Version) Act 2: Rush, Beck and Obama Muslim poll – MSNBC Song 2: Tracked in mud – Cory Davies Act 3: Burning the dictionary – Le Show Song 3: Iko Iko – Chapel Of Love Act 4: Bloomberg on ‘Mosque’ controversy – Daily Show Song 4: Chicago – Illinois Act 5: Awesome Bloomberg speech – Young Turks Song 5: (What’s So Funny ‘Bout) Peace, Love and Understanding? – A Colbert Christmas: The Greatest Gift of All! Act 6: Not at war with Islam – Rachel Maddow Song 6: Love the Way You Lie (feat. Rihanna) – Recovery (Deluxe Edition) Act 7: Islamophobiapalooza – Daily Show Song 7: Have you had enough – Rickie Lee Jones and The Squirrel Nut Zippers Act 8: Muslim cab driver attacked – Young Turks   Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content: The Word – Losing His Religion – Colbert Report   Sources: The Daily Show MSNBC Le Show The Young Turks Rachel Maddow Colbert Report   Produced By: Jay!   Thanks for listening! Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at Podcast Alley or Review the show on iTunes.  

DATE: Mon, 27 Sep 2010
SIZE: 35.7 MB
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(2010/09/26) A look at the Republican Tea Party (GOP)

  Edition #411 A look at the Republican Tea Party   Act 1: GOP congress – Rachel Maddow Song 1: I Miss You – blink-182 Act 2: Restoring Honor Rally Part 1 – New Left Media Song 2: God Shed His Grace On Thee – 50/50 – 50 Tracks, 50 Years Act 3: Bush speechwriters says GOP is screwed – Young Turks Song 3: Kill Yourself (Instrumental Version) – Shock Value (Instrumental Version) Act 4: Sarah Palin’s Mama Grizzly Coalition – Daily Show Song 4: On a Neck, On a Spit – Yellow House Act 5: Restoring Honor Rally Part 2 – New Left Media Song 5: My List – Sam’s Town Act 6: Reagan would be unelectable today – MSNBC Song 6: Drumming Song – Lungs Act 7: Restoring Honor Rally Part 3 – New Left Media Song 7: Pray for You – Getting Dressed In the Dark Act 8: I give up – 9/11 responders bill – Daily Show Song 8: Cobrastyle – Robyn Act 9: Restoring Honor Rally Part 4 – New Left Media Song 9: Ignore the Ignorant – Ignore the Ignorant Act 10: Comparing the parties – Ring of Fire Song 10: Bitter Sweet Symphony – Urban Hymns Act 11: Shadow government attracts shadow protesters – The Onion Song 11: Cast No Shadow – (What’s the Story) Morning Glory Act 12: Restoring Honor Rally Part 5 – New Left Media Song 12: In the Waiting Line – Simple Things Act 13: GOP is the party of hate – The Ed Show   Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content: Defamation of Independents – Colbert Report     Sources: Rachel Maddow The New Left Media The Young Turks The Daily Show MSNBC Ring of Fire The Onion The Ed Show Colbert Report   Produced By: Jay!   Thanks for listening! Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at Podcast Alley or Review the show on iTunes.  

DATE: Fri, 24 Sep 2010
SIZE: 32.8 MB
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(2010/09/23) The economics of happiness and anger (Economics)

  Edition #410 The economics of happiness and anger   Act 1: Fox News job opening - Colbert Report Song 1: Work - Bob Marley Act 2: Class warfare - Top 1% vs. You - Young Turks Song 2: Class warfare - Chris Priest Act 3: Republicans winning class warfare - The Progressive Song 3: Working class hero - Exit Clov Act 4: The economics of happiness - Thom Hartmann Song 4: Happy - Sister Hazel Act 5: Unemployed businessman has time for headache - The Onion Song 5: Take Five - Dave Brubeck Act 6: How cars suck out money and souls - Radio Ecoshock Song 6: Fade to Black - Apocalyptica Act 7: Economics and the stimulus - Media Matters Act 8: Raiding social security for giveaways to rich - Sam Seder Song 8: Chicago X 12 - Rogue Wave Act 9: Deductible Me - Daily Show Song 9: Bu De Bu Ai - Pan Wilber Act 10: Obama needs to clear economic cabinet - The Progressive Song 10: Here it goes again - Ok Go Act 11: Republicans oppose tax cuts - Young Turks   Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content: Bears and Balls - Colbert Report   Produced by: Jay!   Thanks for listening! Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.  

DATE: Tue, 21 Sep 2010
SIZE: 34.1 MB
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(2010/09/21) Do it yourself universe, God not required (Religion)

  Edition #409 Do it yourself universe, God not required   Act 1: Evangelical Christian Terrorists - Young Turks Song 1: Early in the morning - Peter, Paul And Mary Act 2: Interview with the Pope (Matt Besser) - Citizen Radio Song 2: Livin' on a prayer - Bon Jovi Act 3: Blair and the Pope assail atheism and secularism - The Progressive Song 3: Like a prayer - Madonna Act 4: God loses his decision-making coin - The Onion Song 4: Free to decide - The Cranberries Act 5: "Child witches" abused in Africa - Young Turks Song 5: We're in heaven - Dj sammy Act 6: Steven Hawking hates God - Colbert Report Song 6: My wife left me for a guy named Jesus - Exit 57 Act 7: The non-existence of God - Countdown Song 7: Shattered faith - Bad Religion Act 8: Jews covenant with God up for renewal - The Onion Song 8: Ebudae - Enya Act 9: Religious, anti-gay, gay man interviewed - Young Turks Song 9: Whenever God shines his light - Van Morrison Act 10: Rally to Restore Sanity - Daily Show   Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content: Happy Ramadan - Colbert Report   Produced by: Jay!   Thanks for listening! Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.  

DATE: Sun, 19 Sep 2010
SIZE: 33.6 MB
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(2010/09/18) Continuing march toward equal rights (Gay Rights)

Edition #408 Continuing march toward equal rights   Act 1: Reaction to the Prop 8 Ruling - Jimmy Dore Show Song 1: Suite for Solo Cello No. 6 in D Major, BWV 1012: V. Gavotte I/II - Yo-Yo Ma Act 2: Orientation of the Prop 8 judge - Counterspin Song 2: Strange bath - Jon Brion Act 3: DOMA ruled unconstitutional - Rachel Maddow Song 3: 1901 - Phoenix Act 4: Threatdown - Texas GOP - Colbert Report Song 4: Sodomy - Galt MacDermot and Tom Pierson Act 5: Conservative destroys Fox News on gay marriage - Young Turks Song 5: Stairway to heaven - Apocalyptica Act 6: Glenn Beck on gay marriage - Media Matters Act 7: Invasion of the country snatchers - Colbert Report Song 7: Royal American Medley - United States Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps Act 8: Debating gay marriage - Midweek Politics Song 8: Sowing the seeds of love - Tears for Fears Act 9: Gay is icky - That's bullshit - Sam Seder Song 9: Sunday, Bloody Sunday - U2 Act 10: Moron on Ken Mehlman's courage - Jimmy Dore Show Song 10: Courage - Authority Zero Act 11: Gay old party - Daily Show   Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content: Anti-Gay Pastor Busted - Young Turks   Produced by: Jay!   Thanks for listening! Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Wed, 15 Sep 2010
SIZE: 33.1 MB
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(2010/09/15) War is over, but not really (Foreign Policy)

Edition #407 War is over, but not really   Act 1: Richard Engle on the Taliban in Afghanistan - Rachel Maddow Song 1: Reach out in the darkness - Friend and Lover Act 2: Generals push to stay in Afghanistan - Young Turks Song 2: Go your own way - Fleetwood Mac Act 3: A new presidential power - Common Sense with Dan Carlin Song 3: I don't want to be - Gavin DeGraw Act 4: Obama should end combat in Afghanistan as well - The Progressive Song 4: Right now - Van Halen Act 5: What if you threw a peace and no one came - Colbert Report Song 5: One - Apocalyptica Act 6: Obama's end of war speech - Media Matters Act 7: We didn't really leave Iraq - Citizen Radio Song 7: Everybody's Gone To War - Nerina Pallot Act 8: Richard Engel on the end of the war - Colbert Report Song 8: Hero of war - Rise Against Act 9: Saddam vs. now - Rachel Maddow   Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content: Threat StandDown - Monkey Terrorism - Colbert Report   Produced by: Jay!   Thanks for listening! Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Mon, 13 Sep 2010
SIZE: 34.3 MB
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(2010/09/12) Election season in full swing (Elections)

Edition #406 Election season in full swing   Act 1: What's next for campaign finance - Bill Moyers Journal Song 1: Save tonight - Eagle-Eyed Cherry Act 2: The disclose act - On the Media Song 2: Loud pipes - Ratatat Act 3: Gibbs says Dems will lose - Wait wait don't tell me Song 3: It's a wonderful life - Bandits of the Acoustic Revolution Act 4: Funny, insane Republican - Young Turks Song 4: Angry - The Bug and Tippa Irie Act 5: Class of 2010 - Rachel Maddow Song 5: How to save a life - The Fray Act 6: GOP operative uses homeless for dirty tricks - Young Turks Song 6: Crying - KD Lang feat. Roy Orbinson Act 7: Are you ready for some midterms? - Daily Show Song 7: Brain Damage - Pink Floyd Act 8: Obama takes on the GOP, too little too late - Young Turks Song 8: Too late, too slow - Shout Out Louds Act 9: The spite stuff - Rachel Maddow   Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content: Indecision 2010 - Primary Proxy Battle Theme - Daily Show   Produced by: Jay!   Thanks for listening! Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Thu, 09 Sep 2010
SIZE: 32.4 MB
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(2010/09/09) Countdown to Beckopalypse has Begun (Media)

  Edition #405 Countdown to Beckopalypse has Begun   Act 1: Cenk takes on Fox News - The Ed Show Song 1: One - Apocalyptica Act 2: Fox funds GOP Govs - Media Matters Act 3: Fox and GOP make it official - Colbert Report Song 3: So long - Lodger Act 4: Missed connection at Whitestock - Wait wait don't tell me Song 4: BotL Promo instrumental - Chris Priest Act 5: Glenn Beck rants inciting murder - Young Turks Song 5: Hurt so good - Yellow Snow Company Act 6: Glenn Beck's crusade - The Progressive Song 6: Sweet Lullaby - Deep Forest Act 7: The head count at Whitestock - On the Media Song 7: You can't count on me - Counting Crows Act 8: Chris Wallace fails again with Glenn Beck - Jimmy Dore Song 8: Father of mine - Everclear Act 9: Poll - Americans are progressive on most issues - Young Turks Song 9: Time of the season - The Zombies Act 10: Poll - Positive things better than negative things - The Onion Song 10: I want it now - Leslie Bricusse Act 11: Rachel responds to O'Reilly's attack Part 1 - Rachel Maddow Song 11: Your Highness - The Out Crowd Act 12: Rachel responds to O'Reilly's attack Part 2 - Rachel Maddow   Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content: News Corp. Gives Money to Republicans - Daily Show   Produced by: Jay!   Thanks for listening! Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.  

DATE: Wed, 08 Sep 2010
SIZE: 32.8 MB
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(2010/09/07) Citizen Kant or Radio Dispatches from the Occupied South (Immigration)

Edition #404 Citizen Kant or Radio Dispatches from the Occupied South   Act 1: Citizenship down - Colbert Report Song 1: Slave song - Sade Act 2: Utah's anti-immigration dystopia - The Progressive Song 2: Backfire - MuteMath Act 3: Terror babies - Le Show Song 3: Politic Amagni (La Politique, C'est Pas Bon) - Amadou and Mariam Act 4: Should anyone born in the US become citizens - Thom Hartmann Song 4: Stan - Eminem and Elton John Act 5: US beefs up the southern border with beef - The Onion Song 5: Indiado - Sergio Mendes Act 6: Scapegoating immigrant children - The Progressive Song 6: Keepsake - State Radio Act 7: Julian Castro on immigration - Colbert Report Song 7: Heaven - Los Lonely Boys Act 8: Neo-Nazis patrolling US border - Young Turks Song 8: I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles) - The Proclaimers Act 9: Once again, immigration is a hot button issue - NPR Song 9: Silver Lining - Rilo Kiley Act 10: Born in the USA - Daily Show Song 9: Fear is a villain - Theo Bard Act 10: Xenophobia runs rampant - The Progressive Song 9: Generator (Second Floor) - Freelance Whales Act 10: Republican wants illegal immigrant camps - Young Turks   Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content: You're Welcome - Constitutional Crisis - Daily Show   Produced by: Jay!   Thanks for listening! Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Sun, 05 Sep 2010
SIZE: 33.4 MB
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(2010/09/04) Rachel Maddow gives credit where credit is due (Foreign Policy)

Edition #403 Rachel Maddow gives credit where credit is due   Act 1: 9 Billion lost - Wait wait don't tell me Song 1: Where Did It Go - Jimmy Cliff Act 2: The insane cost of war - Young Turks Song 2: Goodbye yellow brick road - Elton John Act 3: Taliban code of conduct - Rachel Maddow Song 3: Sometimes I rhyme slow - Nice and Smooth Act 4: Reaction to 9/11 - Common Sense with Dan Carlin Song 4: John Adams theme song - HBO Act 5: Growing intelligence community - Colbert Report Song 5: Under the gun - The Killers Act 6: Still not out of Iraq - The Progressive Song 6: Drowning men - Fanfarlo Act 7: Mission accomplished part 2 - Wait wait don't tell me Song 7: Don't talk - 10,000 Maniacs Act 8: US always has money for war - Young Turks Song 8: Give a little bit - Supertramp Act 9: Iraq numbers - Le Show Song 9: Trillion Dollar Bargain - Harry Shearer Act 10: Credit where credit is due - Rachel Maddow   Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content: Full, unedited interview with the hosts of Citizen Radio   Produced by: Jay!   Thanks for listening! Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Wed, 01 Sep 2010
SIZE: 33.4 MB
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(2010/09/01) The economics of stupidity (Economics)

Edition #402 The economics of stupidity   Act 1: The Word - Ownership society - Colbert Report Song 1: Different names for the same thing - Death Cab For Cutie Act 2: Supply-side economics debunked - Young Turks Song 2: Baby it's fact - Hellogoodbye Act 3: Unemployed voters - Rachel Maddow Song 3: Working class hero - John Lennon Act 4: Wall street starving millions and getting away with it - Thom Hartmann Song 4: Beautiful - Smashing Pumpkins Act 5: Company you've never heard of wants to reward you - Onion Song 5: Beyond the sea - Bobby Darin Act 6: Social security rant by Cenk - MSNBC Song 6: Kandi - One eskimO Act 7: Econo-misers - Rachel Maddow Song 7: Money for nothing - Dire Straits Act 8: Barney Frank on the Consumer protection agency - Colbert Report Song 8: When you were young = The Killers Act 9: Were you born on the wrong continent - Thom Hartmann Song 9: Summer in the city - The Lovin' Spoonful Act 10: The unpaved States of America - Rachel Maddow   Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content: How Senators Protect The Richest Americans - Young Turks   Produced by: Jay!   Thanks for listening! Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Sun, 29 Aug 2010
SIZE: 32.3 MB
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(2010/08/29) The Beckoning (Rights)

Edition #401 The Beckoning   Act 1: The ACLU on Obama's 'New normal' - On the Media Song 1: Harold T. Wilkins, Or How To Wait For A Very Long Time - Fanfarlo Act 2: The ACLU report on Obama - Rachel Maddow Song 2: There's still time - Peter Wolf Act 3: Cut Obama no slack on civil liberties - The Progressive Song 3: Tragic flaw - Arkells Act 4: ACLU defends Nazis' right to burn down ACLU headquarters - The Onion Song 4: Play with fire - The Rolling Stones Act 5: Interview with Akbar Ahmed - Daily Show Song 5: The Edge Of The Ocean - Ivy Act 6: Beck and Limbaugh devastating quotes - Young Turks Song 6: Welcome Home (Sanitarium) - Apocalyptica Act 7: Beck and the MLK legacy - Media Matters Act 8: Cenk on Glenn Beck's MLK rally - Young Turks Song 8: Frontier Psychiatrist - The Avalanches Act 9: Tea baggers going to DC - Rachel Maddow Song 9: Legend of Zelda - Apocalyptica Act 10: Beck vs MLK - Media Matters Act 11: Beck on God, blood and goldline - Young Turks   Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content: The Beckoning - Countdown   Produced by: Jay!   Thanks for listening! Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Fri, 27 Aug 2010
SIZE: 33.2 MB
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(2010/08/26) So much for don't be evil (Net Neutrality)

  Edition #400 So much for don't be evil   Act 1: So much for 'don't be evil' - Wait wait don't tell me Song 1: Blueprint - Arkells Act 2: Internet Exploiter - Daily Show Song 2: Once around the block - Badly Drawn Boy Act 3: Google and Verizon on net neutrality - Countdown Song 3: Resurrection (space club mix) - PPK Act 4: Peter and the Wolf meets net neutrality - On the Media Song 4: Peter and the wolf - Prokofiev Act 5: Area man consults the Internet - The Onion Song 5: Wait so long - Trampled by Turtles Act 6: Google and Verizon have a deal - Young Turks Song 6: Jenny don't be hasty - Paolo Nutini Act 7: Net neutrality and the Google-Verizon deal - Thom Hartmann Song 7: Solid action - The Wes Hollywood Show Act 8: Internet outage plunges nation into productivity - The Onion Song 8: The Office UK - Outro #1 - Big George Webley Act 9: Net neutrality - Countdown Song 9: The middle - Jimmy Eat World Act 10: Electronic frontier foundation - Colbert Report Song 9: Cat faces - Ugly Casanova Act 10: Cenk's rant on net neutrality - Dylan Ratigan Show   Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content: At what point have we lost liberty because we lost privacy? - Thom Hartmann   Produced by: Jay!   Thanks for listening! Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.  

DATE: Wed, 25 Aug 2010
SIZE: 31.9 MB
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(2010/08/24) Climate bill killed as the world melts (Climate Change)

Edition #399 Climate bill killed as the world melts   Act 1: The trouble with fracking - Rachel Maddow Song 1: That's all - Clare and the Reasons Act 2: Obama on respecting science - Citizen Radio Song 2: Where is my mind - The Pixies Act 3: News of the warm Part 1 - Le Show Song 3: Let's dace to Joy Division - The Wombats Act 4: The cries from Pakistan - The Progressive Song 4: Cry - James Blunt Act 5: Lose 300 million pounds of CO2 - Slate.com Song 5: Don't let's start - They Might Be Giants Act 6: Climate bill killed - Young Turks Song 6: I still haven't found what I'm looking for - U2 Act 7: The decline of the oil economy - The Bugle Song 7: (Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher & Higher - Jackie Wilson Act 8: News of the warm Part 2 - Le Show Song 8: Faster, sooner, now - David Gray Act 9: Greenland ice island - Countdown Song 9: Juno - Tokyo Police Club Act 10: 2010 hottest year so far on record - Young Turks   Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content: The Climate Bill - Rachel Maddow   Produced by: Jay!   Thanks for listening! Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Sat, 21 Aug 2010
SIZE: 34.0 MB
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(2010/08/21) This is a total waste of our time (Park 51)

Edition #398 This is a total waste of our time   Act 1: Cat and Mosque - Mark Fiore Song 1: Anywhere is - Enya Act 2: Municipal land-use update - Daily Show Song 2: Tolerance - Michael Franti And Spearhead Act 3: Cantor on the mosque 'Come on' - Rachel Maddow Song 3: It's Alright - Huey Lewis and the News Act 4: Jimmy's take on the mosque - Jimmy Dore Show Song 4: Golden Brown - The Stranglers Act 5: Islamic architecture - The Bugle Song 5: Drums of freedom - Theo Bard Act 6: Who are we as a nation - The Young Turks Song 6: I don't believe in that - Chip Taylor Act 7: Citizen Radio talks on Cordoba - GRITtv Song 7: Different people - No Doubt Act 8: The sacred ground arguement - Jimmy Dore Show Song 8: The argument - This Bike Is a Pipe Bomb Act 9: How to know it's election season - Sam Seder Song 9: One love - Playing For Change Act 10: Embarrassing moments - Rachel Maddow Song 10: South Side - Moby Act 11: The 'radical' Imam behind the mosque - Young Turks Song 11: Knock yourself out - Jon Brion Act 12: Mosque-Erade - Daily Show Song 12: Missed the boat - Modest Mouse Act 13: Special Comment on the mosque - Countdown   Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content: Municipal Land-Use Update - Ground Zero Mosque - Daily Show   Produced by: Jay!   Thanks for listening! Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Thu, 19 Aug 2010
SIZE: 33.6 MB
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(2010/08/18) The morale of the troops (Gay Rights)

Edition #397 The morale of the troops   Act 1: Lt. Dan Choi finally discharged - Rachel Maddow Song 1: Honesty - Billy Joel Act 2: Dan Choi on LGBT support of Dems - Citizen Radio Song 2: Gimme Sympathy - Metric Act 3: Jonathan Hopkins on DADT - Rachel Maddow Song 3: Right to complain - Trombone Shorty and Marc Broussard Act 4: Targeting Target scores a direct hit - The Progressive Song 4: Back on earth - Ozzy Osbourne Act 5: DADT comic book theatre - Rachel Maddow Song 5: I'm not over - Carolina Liar Act 6: The Gay Reichs - Daily Show Song 6: Go do - Jónsi Act 7: Katherine Miller on DADT - Rachel Maddow Song 7: What's wrong - The Secret Handshake Act 8: Glorious nonviolent revolution - The Progressive Song 8: Revolution - The Beatles Act 9: Military survey on DADT revision - Rachel Maddow Song 9: This Fickle World - Theo Bard Act 10: Discussion of being gay on The View - Midweek Politics Song 10: Two Sisters - Fiction Plane Act 11: Final comments on gaining respect - Rachel Maddow   Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content: Victor Fehrenbach on DADT - Rachel Maddow   Produced by: Jay!   Thanks for listening! Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Sun, 15 Aug 2010
SIZE: 32.7 MB
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(2010/08/15) Mentally and morally bankrupt economics (Economics)

Edition #396 Mentally and morally bankrupt economics   Act 1: Killing an ant with a nuclear bomb - Wait wait don't tell me Song 1: High hopes - Frank Sinatra Act 2: Barney Frank on Elizabeth Warren - Rachel Maddow Song 2: Welcome to the Black Parade - My Chemical Romance Act 3: Breaking down the impending tax "hike" - Jimmy Dore Song 3: These things take time - Pummel Act 4: Restore the estate tax! - Slate.com Song 4: Modern Way - Kaiser Chiefs Act 5: Voodoo economics - Rachel Maddow Song 5: Wraith Pinned to the Mist and Other Games - Of Montreal Act 6: Survival air for sale - Le Show Song 6: Take a look around - Limp Bizkit Act 7: Honest and dishonest discussions of trade policy - Common Sense with Dan Carlin Song 7: We Are Nowhere And It's Now - Bright Eyes Act 8: Goldman S@#%$ - Daily Show Song 8: You make loving fun - Fleetwood Mac Act 9: Time to cut social security - Young Turks   Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content: The Word - The White Stuff - Colbert Report   Produced by: Jay!   Thanks for listening! Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Thu, 12 Aug 2010
SIZE: 31.8 MB
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(2010/08/12) Another giant distraction based on bigotry (Immigration)

DATE: Tue, 10 Aug 2010
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(2010/08/10) A battle finally won in the war (Gay Rights)

Edition #394 A battle finally won in the war   Act 1: Lesbian mothers - Colbert Report Song 1: Middle Class Boy - Theo Bard Act 2: Crazy gay marriage speech - Young Turks Song 2: The bleeding heart show - The New Pornographers Act 3: Kentucky bans gay pet weddings - The Onion Song 3: Perhaps, perhaps, perhaps - Cake Act 4: Time to pay reparations to gays - Thom Hartmann Song 4: January wedding - The Avett Brothers Act 5: Breakdown of prop 8 - Rachel Maddow Song 5: Celebration guns - Stars Act 6: Commentary on prop 8 - Countdown Song 6: One - Apocalyptica Act 7: Right wing reactions to Prop 8 ruling - Media Matters Act 8: Californigaytions - Daily Show Song 8: Curtains close - The Arctic Monkeys Act 9: Landmark ruling on same-sex marriage - The Progressive Song 9: Solid Ground - Dougie Maclean Act 10: The winning lawyers - Rachel Maddow Song 10: Dreams - Gabrielle Act 11: Prop 8 tossed out - It's all politics Song 11: Goodbye stranger - Supertramp Act 12: Gay marriage is inevitable - Young Turks Song 12: Time to take out the trash - Brad Sucks Act 12: How to ruin same-sex marriages - Colbert Report   Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content: Cenk Rant On Gay Marriage and The Bible - Young Turks   Produced by: Jay!   Thanks for listening! Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Sat, 07 Aug 2010
SIZE: 32.7 MB
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(2010/08/07) Shirley you jest, Obama (Shirley Sherrod)

Edition ##393 Shirley you jest, Obama   Act 1: The Obama Paradox - Rachel Maddow Song 1: Who's crying now - Journey Act 2: Shep Smith rips Fox - Young Turks Song 2: True affection - The Blow Act 3: Administration congratulates itself too soon - Wait wait don't tell me Song 3: Harder, better, faster, stronger - Daft Punk Act 4: MSNBC and Fox after the correction - Jimmy Dore Show Song 4: Better be quiet - Elliott Smith Act 5: Racist Fox News and crazy NAACP voicemail - Young Turks Song 5: Call on me - Eric Prydz Act 6: Obama's atrophy - Rachel Maddow Song 6: The reflex - Duran Duran Act 7: Shirley Sherrod on interviews with Fox and Obama's comments - Countdown Song 7: Secret heart - Feist Act 8: Fox News on Sherrod and Democratic cowards - Young Turks   Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content: White House Caves To Fox News, Forces Resignation - Young Turks   Produced by: Jay!   Thanks for listening! Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Wed, 04 Aug 2010
SIZE: 33.7 MB
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(2010/08/04) WikiFrenzy (Foreign Policy)

Edition #392 WikiFrenzy   Act 1: Just got the carfax - Wait wait don't tell me Song 1: Aegean Wave - Suzanne Ciani Act 2: Documents - Rachel Maddow Song 2: Opportunity - Pete Murray Act 3: That's the way I leak it - Colbert Report Song 3: Mr Maker - The Kooks Act 4: Congrats to Wikileaks - The Progressive Song 4: So long - Lodger Act 5: More on the Iraq inquiry - Le Show Song 5: Broken Horse - Freelance Whales Act 6: On the Wikileak - On the Media Song 6: Do You Want To Know A Secret - The Beatles Act 7: Secret info revealed - The Now Show Song 7: Throwing stones - Shout Out Louds Act 8: Best Leak Ever - Daily Show Song 8: Fall of the Star High School Running Back - The Mountain Goats Act 9: Wikileak and video critique - Citizen Radio   Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content: Frienemies - Mark Fiore   Produced by: Jay!   Thanks for listening! Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Sun, 01 Aug 2010
SIZE: 31.3 MB
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(2010/08/01) Not right, not fair and not justice (Law Enforcement)

Edition #391 Not right, not fair and not justice   Act 1: Gary Johnson, Pro-pot activist - Colbert Report Song 1: Drug Ballad - Eminem Act 2: How the drug war hurts communities - Citizen Radio Song 2: Down on the corner - Creedence Clearwater Revival Act 3: Drug Czar toppled by drug Bolsheviks - The Onion Song 3: Because I got high -  Afroman Act 4: Daniel Okrent on prohibition - Daily Show Song 4: Drink the water - Jack Johnson Act 5: Police tortured confessions - On the Media Song 5: Behind bars - Felix "the Catt" and Baga Tricks Act 6: Cops taser family in their backyard - Young Turks Song 6: Paperwork - Opposite Day Act 7: Drugs and Taser war - Citizen Radio Song 7: New slang - The Shins Act 8: Police taser trail - Rachel Maddow   Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content: Automatics for the People - Ilya Shapiro & Jackie Hilly - Colbert Report   Produced by: Jay!   Thanks for listening! Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Thu, 29 Jul 2010
SIZE: 34.0 MB
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(2010/07/29) Reverse Robin Hood Republicans (Economics)

Edition #390 Reverse Robin Hood Republicans   Act 1: GOP on raising retirement age, cut benefits - Young Turks Song 1: Home - Edward Sharpe and The Magnetic Zeros Act 2: Barney Frank on financial reform - Chris Priest Song 2: Lawless Flawless - Chris Priest Act 3: GOP plan for the deficit - Rachel Maddow Song 3: If you close the door - Adam Bork Act 4: The Magnetar Trade story Part 1 - Pro Publica Song 4: One - Apocalyptica Act 5: Largest ever tax hike - Media Matters Minute Song 5: One - Apocalyptica Act 6: The Magnetar Trade story Part 2 - Pro Publica Song 6: Wild world - Cat Stevens Act 7: Unemployed are lazy drug addicts - Young Turks Song 7: The sound of settling - Death Cab For Cutie Act 8: Military spending - Rachel Maddow   Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content: Economic Fun Fair - Mark Fiore   Produced by: Jay!   Thanks for listening! Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Tue, 27 Jul 2010
SIZE: 33.3 MB
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(2010/07/27) Religious Justice League (Religion)

  Edition #389 Religious Justice League   Act 1: Banning haircuts - Wait wait don't tell me Song 1: Painted by numbers - The Sounds Act 2: Political fashion news - The Bugle Song 2: Lebanese Blonde - Thievery Corporation Act 3: Pope whipped himself - Young Turks Song 3: Hey, Soul Sister - Train Act 4: Bible more violent than Quran - NPR Song 4: Monster Hospital - Metric Act 5: God cites 'moving in mysterious ways' - The Onion Song 5: Master Plan - My Morning Jacket Act 6: News of the godly Part 1 - Le Show Song 6: (Why Is Your) Heaven So Small - Susan Werner Act 7: Stephen Prothero on the 8 religions - Colbert Report Song 7: Jesus Doesn't Want Me For A Sunbeam - Nirvana Act 8: Study says abstinence-only works - Young Turks Song 8: Boasdicea - Enya Act 9: Heaven to return 3.6 billion souls for rejudging - The Onion Song 9: Knockin' On Heaven's Door - Guns N' Roses Act 10: News of the godly Part 2 - Le Show Song 9: Kids - MGMT Act 10: Glenn Beck, Ignore Jesus, be selfish - Young Turks   Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content: Modest-Con 2010 - Colbert Report   Produced by: Jay!   Thanks for listening! Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.  

DATE: Sat, 24 Jul 2010
SIZE: 28.3 MB
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(2010/07/24) Torture is Un-American so we don't call it that (Media)

Edition #388 Torture is Un-American so we don't call it that   Act 1: Blame - Daily Show Song 1: Blame it on the Tetons - Modest Mouse Act 2: Harvard's study on torture - Young Turks Song 2: Where does the good go - Tegan and Sara Act 3: Yahweh or no way - Glenn Beck's MLK rally - Colbert Report Song 3: High - James Blunt Act 4: New ruling on media profanity - Wait wait don't tell me Song 4: Escucha Me - Gipsy Kings Act 5: Father Guido Sarducci on Prophet Glenn Beck - Colbert Report Song 5: Modern Way - Kaiser Chiefs Act 6: Torture in the media - On the Media Song 6: Tell me a lie - Griffin House Act 7: People don't like facts or failing - Citizen Radio Song 7: Pony - Erin McCarley Act 8: Rush Limbaugh kids should dumpsterdive - Young Turks   Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content: Media Fail On McChrystal Resignation - Young Turks   Produced by: Jay!   Thanks for listening! Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Wed, 21 Jul 2010
SIZE: 32.6 MB
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(2010/07/21) The state of the empire (Foreign Policy)

Edition #387 The state of the empire   Act 1: McChrystal article by Michael Hastings - Colbert Report Song 1: The moment I said it - Imogen Heap Act 2: Gaps in Afghan government - Rachel Maddow Song 2: Out of our hands - Ikon Act 3: UK investigating war crimes - Citizen Radio Song 3: All American Girl - Train Act 4: Judge sides with detainee in Guantanamo - The Progressive Song 4: Shuffle your feet - Black Rebel Motorcycle Club Act 5: Counter insurgency interview with General - Rachel Maddow Song 5: Eve of destruction - Barry McGuire Act 6: Odd couple Frank and Paul on military spending - NPR Song 6: No need to argue - The Cranberries Act 7: Obama authorizes assassinations on US citizens - Young Turks Song 7: The perfect space - The Avett Brothers Act 8: Afghanistan commentary - Rachel Maddow   Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content: Petraeus takes over with same strategy - Rachel Maddow   Produced by: Jay!   Thanks for listening! Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Sun, 18 Jul 2010
SIZE: 31.6 MB
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(2010/07/18) Thank you BP (Oil Spill)

Edition #386 Thank you BP   Act 1: Endless bummers - Daily Show Song 1: My name is Jonas - Weezer Act 2: Shep Smith slams Fox News defending BP - Young Turks Song 2: Real world - Matchbox Twenty Act 3: ThreatDown - Dawn - Colbert Report Song 3: Perpetual Dawn (Solar Youth Mix) - The Orb Act 4: BP CEO acts like Star Trek character - Young Turks Song 4: House of the Rising Sun - The Animals Act 5: BP's PR campaign - Jimmy Dore Show Song 5: Sinnerman (The Thomas Crown Affair) - Nina Simone Act 6: BP's criminal negligence - The Progressive Song 6: Politic Amagni (La Politique, C'est Pas Bon) - Amadou & Mariam Act 7: Carl Safina on oil regulation - Colbert Report Song 7: Soft serve - Soul Coughing Act 8: Extreme energy - Slate.com Song 8: I go to extremes - Billy Joel Act 9: Josh Fox talks about toxic materials - Daily Show Song 9: Classical gas - Mason Williams Act 10: Entire oil rig searches for pizza cutter - The Onion Song 10: Cuts like a knife - Soft Act 11: Oil invested judge OKs offshore drilling - Young Turks Song 11: Stop the madness - Marty Dread Act 12: Lube Job - Colbert Report   Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content: Obamas BP Oil Spill Speech - Colbert Report   Produced by: Jay!   Thanks for listening! Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Thu, 15 Jul 2010
SIZE: 33.8 MB
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(2010/07/15) A flawed and broken paradigm (Economics)

Edition #385 A flawed and broken paradigm   Act 1: Pros and cons of financial reform bill - Young Turks Song 1: Satellite - Guster Act 2: Estate tax discussion - Bill Maher Song 2: I Want to Protect You - Eels Act 3: Reinstate the estate tax - The Progressive Song 3: Celebration guns - Stars Act 4: Working on cutting social security - Counterspin Song 4: Noctuary - Bonobo Act 5: Canadian banks vs US Banks - Young Turks Song 5: Spare change - Matt and Kim Act 6: Social security broke - That's Bullshit - Sam Seder Song 6: 1234 - Feist Act 7: Rich vs the middle class - Young Turks Song 7: Buildings and mountains - The Republic Tigers Act 8: America's got nothing - Daily Show Song 8: Built for this - Ben Sollee Act 9: Obama needs to change budget dialogue - The Progressive Song 9: Blessed - Brett Dennen Act 10: Unemployment benefits with Paul Krugman - Colbert Report Song 10: Hungry like the wolf - Duran Duran Act 11: GOP on the deficit - Rachel Maddow Song 11: Believe - The Bravery Act 12: Conservatives don't understand - Jimmy Dore   Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content: Holier Than Dow - Daily Show   Produced by: Jay!   Thanks for listening! Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Tue, 13 Jul 2010
SIZE: 32.2 MB
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(2010/07/13) Kagan's vapid and hollow confirmation (Supreme Court)

Edition #384 Kagan's vapid and hollow confirmation   Act 1: Kagan on Supreme Court confirmations - Wait wait don't tell me Song 1: Play the game - Shout Out Louds Act 2: Too many Jews - Le Show Song 2: Fade to black - Apocalyptica Act 3: Like a lady - Media Matters Act 4: Gen. Boykin vs. Kagan - Rachel Maddow Song 4: Ready or not - The Fugees Act 5: Franken on the importance of SCOTUS - Young Turks Song 5: See you in the light - Michael Franti And Spearhead Act 6: Kagan confirmation process - It's all politics Song 6: Keep on moving forward - Emma's Revolution Act 7: Thurgood Marshall case histories - Thom Hartmann Song 7: Powerless - The Salads Act 8: Kagan in a turban - Rachel Maddow Song 8: Will you remember - The Cranberries Act 9: Terrible confirmation process - Citizen Radio Song 9: Carolina Dreams - Heroes and Villains Act 10: More of less free - Young Turks Song 10: I'm free - The Soup Dragons Act 11: Release the Kagan - Daily Show   Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content: Supreme Court Justice Sweetness - Colbert Report   Produced by: Jay!   Thanks for listening! Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Sat, 10 Jul 2010
SIZE: 33.8 MB
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(2010/07/10) A celebration of science (Climate Change)

Edition #383 A celebration of science   Act 1: NUMMI is reborn for electric cars - NPR Song 1: Electric car - They might be giants Act 2: News of the warm 1 - Le Show Song 2: Warning sign - Coldplay Act 3: Bill McKibben Interview Part 1 - The Progressive Song 3: Fake Empire - The National Act 4: Climate change vs. Biblical Armageddon - The Onion Song 4: The end's not near - Band of Horses Act 5: Bill McKibben Interview Part 2 - The Progressive Song 5: Big black nothing - Conor Oberst and The Mystic Valley Band Act 6: How to draw attention to climate rallies - Counterspin Song 6: Starsign - Apoptygma Berzerk Act 7: Bill McKibben Interview Part 3 - The Progressive Song 7: Drive - R.E.M. Act 8: Denying science - Ring of Fire Song 8: Science is real - They might be giants Act 9: News of the warm 2 - Le Show Song 9: Polar bear - The Quiet Two Act 10: What the fuck is wrong with you people - Bill Maher   Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content: The Quest For Arctic Riches - Colbert Report   Produced by: Jay!   Thanks for listening! Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Wed, 07 Jul 2010
SIZE: 32.4 MB
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(2010/07/07) Obama and GOP speak on oil spill (Oil Spill) (Enhanced)

Edition #382 Obama and GOP speak on oil spill   Act 1: Day 58, Obama's speech - Daily Show Song 1: Friend of the Devil - Counting Crows Act 2: President's weekly address - Le Show Song 2: Angry - Matchbox Twenty Act 3: LA Senator wants more oil drilling - Young Turks Song 3: Mushaboom - Feist Act 4: More moronic GOP reactions - Daily Show Song 4: The Wind - Cat Stevens Act 5: Leaving for a yacht race - Wait wait don't tell me Song 5: Skinny Love - Bon Iver Act 6: Oil execs know nothing about spills - Rachel Maddow Song 6: Aegean Wave - Suzanne Ciani Act 7: Oil regulation corruption - Le Show Song 7: Failure by design - Brand New Act 8: Of oil, energy and filibusters - Bill Maher Song 8: Never Before - Zhang Yun Jing Act 9: Oil spill not an environmental disaster - Young Turks Song 9: When it all goes wrong again - Everclear Act 10: International oil market - Rachel Maddow   Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content: Tip/Wag at Marshall Islands - Colbert Report   Produced by: Jay!   Thanks for listening! Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Sun, 04 Jul 2010
SIZE: 34.4 MB
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(2010/07/04) Wars, Crimes and War Crimes (Foreign Policy) (Enhanced)

Edition #381 Wars, Crimes and War Crimes   Act 1: Back in Black - Mark Fiore Song 1: Maple Leaf Rag - Scott Joplin Act 2: Bush admits to war crimes - Countdown Song 2: Turtle (Bonobo Remix) - Pilote Act 3: Water-boarding is a no-brainer - Bill Maher Song 3: Monster - The Automatic Automatic Act 4: Water-boarding USA - Le Show Song 4: Water-boarding USA - Harry Shearer Act 5: Respect my authoritah - Daily Show Song 5: Mount Doom (feat. Renée Fleming) - Howard Shore Act 6: Following the constitution or not - Jimmy Dore Song 6: California - Phantom Planet Act 7: Sy Hersh story on battlefield executions - Young Turks Song 7: You Got to Get Out of There - Dave Cross Act 8: Comparing the Bush and Obama policies - Bill Maher Song 8: Kyoko's House  ("stage blood is not enough") - Philip Glass Act 9: U.S. Airliner Sajacked - The Onion Song 9: Wheel of fortune - Kay Starr Act 10: Interview with Republican on Miranda Rights - Jimmy Dore Song 10: 1901 - Phoenix Act 11: Clusterfuck to the war house - Korea and Middle East - Daily Show Song 11: The Dead Heart - Midnight Oil Act 12: Killing Number 3 - On the Media Song 12: Feet to the fire - the hereafter Act 13: Obama's Bush-like war comments - Young Turks   Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content: Afghanistan Stability Chart - Daily Show   Produced by: Jay!   Thanks for listening! Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Thu, 01 Jul 2010
SIZE: 32.1 MB
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(2010/07/01) Oil Apologies (Oil Spill) (Enhanced)

Edition #380Oil ApologiesAct 1: Trust me - Mark FioreSong 1: Happy to be stuck with you - Huey Lewis and the NewsAct 2: We care about the small people - Wait wait don't tell meSong 2: Always mean it - Emilyn BrodskyAct 3: Oil apologies - Le ShowSong 3: Small People - Harry ShearerAct 4: Oil companies lie about spill severity - On the MediaSong 4: Chicago - Escape DirectorsAct 5: BP and the oil spill - The NOW showSong 5: Unforgiven - ApocalypticaAct 6: Defending BP - Media MattersAct 7: Jobs lost in murderous, hateful industries - Bill MaherSong 7: Working class hero - Green DayAct 8: BP stock sinks - Colbert ReportSong 8: All in - Better than EzraAct 9: Chairman Barton - It's all politicsSong 9: Sorry, blame it on me - AkonAct 10: GOP glass jaw - Rachel MaddowSong 10: Alright Alright (Here's My Fist Where's the Fight?) - Sahara HotnightsAct 11: An energy-independent future - Daily ShowBonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content:Put the Cursed Monkey Paw Down - Colbert ReportProduced by:Jay!Thanks for listening!Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store!Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.comContact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.comVote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Tue, 29 Jun 2010
SIZE: 33.2 MB
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(2010/06/29) The Breakup of the Year (Foreign Policy) (Enhanced)

Edition #379The Breakup of the YearAct 1: Never disparage civilian superiors - Wait wait don't tell meSong 1: Sixteen Military Wives - The DecemberistsAct 2: Firing generals - It's all politicsSong 2: We never change - ColdplayAct 3: Must have been high - Colbert ReportSong 3: Higher and higher - Alice DeejayAct 4: Fox News hits the talking points - Young TurksSong 4: I'm no superman - Laslo BaneAct 5: McChrystal's Balls - The BugleSong 5: Popular - Nada SurfAct 6: Unfettered access - On the MediaSong 6: It's the same old song - The Four TopsAct 7: Honorable, yet oily, discharge - Daily ShowSong 7: All the same - Anya MarinaAct 8: McChrystal's last report and meeting - Le ShowSong 8: Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye - SteamAct 9: Great Hastings quotes - Young TurksSong 9: You're the best - Joe EspositoAct 10: Ore on Terror - Daily ShowSong 10: Fade to Black - Apoptygma BerzerkAct 11: Not just for opium wholesalers - Wait wait don't tell meSong 11: Meet the elements - They might be giantsAct 12: The Word - Who War it Best - Colbert ReportBonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content:McChrystal's Balls - Daily ShowProduced by:Jay!Thanks for listening!Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store!Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.comContact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.comVote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Sat, 26 Jun 2010
SIZE: 33.9 MB
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(2010/06/26) Media is weak and getting weaker (Media) (Enhanced)

Edition #378Media is weak and getting weakerAct 1: Press you're stuck - Daily ShowSong 1: Termite circus - Monkey Island 4Act 2: Goodbye to Helen Thomas - On the MediaSong 2: Custom BotL promo instrumental - Chris PriestAct 3: Michael Copps on Net Neutrality Part 1 - Bill Moyers JournalSong 3: Loose ends - Imogen HeapAct 4: Beck airs Israeli raid footage - Daily ShowSong 4: Timeless - Kate HavnevikAct 5: Michael Copps on Net Neutrality Part 2 - Bill Moyers JournalSong 5: Future is now - DuneAct 6: David Gregory on rights to a lawyer - Jimmy Dore ShowSong 6: Nuevo Marrow - Grim Fandango SoundtrackAct 7: Impossibility of reporting on financial reform - On the MediaSong 7: Otherside - Red Hot Chili PeppersAct 8: Obama is God's punishment - Young TurksSong 8: Mr. Blue Sky - Electric Light OrchestraAct 9: Bush-like missteps - Daily ShowBonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content:Leadership Lessons from Dancing GuyProduced by:Jay!Thanks for listening!Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store!Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.comContact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.comVote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Wed, 23 Jun 2010
SIZE: 34.1 MB
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(2010/06/23) Yet another oil spill show (Oil Spill) (Enhanced)

Edition #377Yet another oil spill showAct 1: Crude and Unusual - Colbert ReportSong 1: White flag - DidoAct 2: BP RIP - Rachel MaddowSong 2: Addicted to oil - Le ShowAct 3: The gall of BP's Tony Hayward - The ProgressiveSong 3: Back in the high life again - Steve WinwoodAct 4: Hayward's apology from BP - Le ShowSong 4: Hard to say I'm sorry - ChicagoAct 5: GOP wants you to pay for the spill - Young TurksSong 5: Rude awakening - Ed RobinsonAct 6: Strike it mucky - The BugleSong 6: Not sorry - The CranberriesAct 7: Philippe Cousteau interview - Bill MaherSong 7: Liquid Sun - The Beginning (A New Hope) (club mix) - DJ KeokiAct 8: Dead, dying and headless carcases - CountdownSong 8: Black water - The Doobie BrothersAct 9: The Petro science dude - Le ShowSong 9: I Am a Paleontologist - They Might Be Giants and Danny WeinkaufAct 10: Comparing ACORN with BP - Rachel MaddowBonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content:America's Strained Relationship With England - Colbert ReportProduced by:Jay!Thanks for listening!Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store!Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.comContact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.comVote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Sun, 20 Jun 2010
SIZE: 33.8 MB
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(2010/06/20) Yeah, still going on (Oil Spill (Enhanced)

Edition #376Yeah, still going onAct 1: More of Obama's non-anger - Wait wait don't tell meSong 1: Don't look back in anger - OasisAct 2: Proven unsafe - Rachel MaddowSong 2: Mystify - INXSAct 3: Speaking of BP - Le ShowSong 3: Too late, too slow - Shout Out LoudsAct 4: BP ad campaign - Daily ShowSong 4: Dream on - AerosmithAct 5: Oil spill prayer chain - Jimmy Dore ShowSong 5: Like a prayer - MadonnaAct 6: James Carville oil spill rage - Colbert ReportSong 6: Love like a bomb - OasisAct 7: Rachel's Presidential address - Rachel MaddowSong 7: World spins madly on - The WeepiesAct 8: Tar Beachopolous - Le ShowSong 8: Zombie Nation - Kernkraft 400Act 9: Oil spill retrospective - CountdownBonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content:The spilling fields - To Shell and Back - Daily ShowProduced by:Jay!Thanks for listening!Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store!Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.comContact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.comVote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Thu, 17 Jun 2010
SIZE: 32.7 MB
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(2010/06/17) An Armada of Humanaterrorists (Israel) (Enhanced)

Edition #375An Armada of HumanaterroristsAct 1: Israel beat the Somalis to it - BBC News QuizSong 1: Hostage-O - Warren ZevonAct 2: Release the prisoners, release the tapes - Young TurksSong 2: Respect - Diana Ross & The SupremesAct 3: Republican on Gaza - Jimmy Dore ShowSong 3: Danger Zone - Kenny LogginsAct 4: Obama mute on Israeli aggression - The ProgressiveSong 4: Different Names - Death Cab For CutieAct 5: Discussing the flotilla - Bill MaherSong 5: Different Shore - NightnoiseAct 6: Dueling taped accounts - On the MediaSong 6: Sea of love - Cat PowerAct 7: Obama helps obstruct Israel investigation - Young TurksSong 7: Glyserine - BushAct 8: Don't cheer the departure of Helen Thomas - The ProgressiveSong 8: Soir De Fête - Yann TiersenAct 9: Fox on Helen Thomas - Media MattersAct 10: Helen Thomas's departure - CounterspinSong 10: Slight Figure of Speech - The Avett BrothersAct 11: Michael Oren and formidable opponent - Colbert ReportSong 11: We could be friends - Freelance WhalesAct 12: Joe Biden hits new low - The ProgressiveSong 12: Doctor my eyes - Jackson 5Act 13: Israel does something crazy/frustrating - The BugleBonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content:Israel Flotilla Raid - Breakdown of Who's Right and Wrong - Young TurksProduced by:Jay!Thanks for listening!Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store!Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.comContact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.comVote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Tue, 15 Jun 2010
SIZE: 33.7 MB
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(2010/06/15) We're all covered in oil (Oil Spill) (Enhanced)

Edition #374We're all covered in oilAct 1: The Spilling Fields - Daily ShowSong 1: Sweet Georgia Brown - Brother Bones and His ShadowsAct 2: Oil and energy policy - Rachel MaddowSong 2: Talk - ColdplayAct 3: Obama's non-anger - Wait wait don't tell meSong 3: Talking to myself - PummelAct 4: Booming rant - Le ShowSong 4: Boom - Le ShowAct 5: Profits drive corner-cutting - CounterspinSong 5: This year - The Mountain GoatsAct 6: Interview with Republican on oil - Jimmy Dore ShowSong 6: Rush And A Push And The Land Is Ours  - The SmithsAct 7: BP should go under - The ProgressiveSong 7: Shady River - The Chapin SistersAct 8: Talking about oil - Bill MaherSong 8: Electric Version - The New PornographersAct 9: BP's media blockade - On the MediaSong 9: Clubbed to Death - Rob DouganAct 10: BP blocks reporter - Young TurksSong 10: Einstein On The Beach - Counting CrowsAct 11: Obama's kick-ass PR skills - BBC News QuizSong 11: Common people - William Shatner featuring Joe JacksonAct 12: Test of functioning media and politics - Rachel MaddowSong 12: A change is gonna come - Ben SolleeAct 13: Who's really covered in oil - Le ShowBonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content:Oils well that never ends - Colbert ReportProduced by:Jay!Thanks for listening!Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store!Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.comContact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.comVote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Sat, 12 Jun 2010
SIZE: 30.4 MB
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(2010/06/12) Lots of swears about religion (Religion) (Enhanced)

Edition #373Lots of swears about religionAct 1: Pope song - Tim MinchinAct 2: 90's norms of priesthood - Le ShowSong 2: Lleva Me El Compas - Gipsy KingsAct 3: How L.A. Archdiocese mishandled a priest - NPRSong 3: Tomorrow, Wendy - Concrete BlondeAct 4: 8-year old injured mimicking crucifixion - The OnionSong 4: Crucify - Tori AmosAct 5: US founded on the bible - Young TurksSong 5: Great divide - The CardigansAct 6: White people prayer gap - Colbert ReportSong 6: Personal Jesus - Johnny CashAct 7: Some religions crazier than others - Bill MaherSong 7: Me and God and Jesus - Crooked Roads BandAct 8: Church cancelled due to lack of God - The OnionSong 8: Do you believe in magic - The Lovin' SpoonfulAct 9: Witchcraft in Nigeria related to Christians - Young TurksSong 9: La Réalité - Amadou & MariamAct 10: South Park death threats - Daily ShowSong 10: Messiah, oratorio, HWV 56: Hallelujah - The London Philharmonic Orchestra & Choir & Walter SusskindAct 11: Comedy stylings on religion - Jamie KilsteinBonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content:Boobquake Day Causes Earthquake - Colbert ReportProduced by:Jay!Thanks for listening!Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store!Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.comContact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.comVote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Tue, 08 Jun 2010
SIZE: 34.2 MB
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(2010/06/08) You (nearly) have the right to remain honest (Gay Rights) (Enhanced)

Edition #372 You (nearly) have the right to remain honest Act 1: Un-gay - Mark Fiore Song 1: It's the End of the World As We Know It - R.E.M. Act 2: Alpha Dog of the Week - Colbert Report Song 2: Dog days are over - Florence And The Machine Act 3: Closeted gays hurting the rest - Rachel Maddow Song 3: Unforgiven - Apocalyptica Act 4: Teens turn gay spontainiously - Young Turks Song 4: Jenny says - Cowboy Mouth Act 5: New life in the closet - The Onion Song 5: Brand new lover - Dead or alive Act 6: They Gay - Colbert Report Song 6: Take my hand - Dido Act 7: DADT update - Young Turks Song 7: When you're gone - The Cranberries Act 8: Beginning on DADT - Rachel Maddow Song 8: The Climb - No Doubt Act 9: Good riddance to DADT - The Progressive Song 9: This is not the end - The Bravery Act 10: Can't trust gay soldiers - The Young Turks Song 10: The passenger - Iggy Pop Act 11: Discussion with Dan Savage - Countdown Song 11: I'm looking through you - The Wallflowers Act 12: On the road to overt sexuality - Young Turks Song 12: Run around - Blues Traveler Act 13: DADT nowhere near over - Rachel Maddow Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content: Family Research Council's European Gaycation - Daily Show Produced by: Jay! Thanks for listening! Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Sat, 05 Jun 2010
SIZE: 32.3 MB
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(2010/06/05) Stop me if you've heard this before (Oil Spill) (Enhanced)

Edition #371Stop me if you've heard this beforeAct 1: Moving on to depressed resignation Part 1 - The BugleSong 1: Witness - Roots ManuvaAct 2: Obama responds to BP disaster - The ProgressiveSong 2: Like a Criminal - The Sheila DivineAct 3: Moving on to depressed resignation Part 2 - The BugleSong 3: Cold cash, colder hearts - ThriceAct 4: Oil regulation break down - Rachel MaddowSong 4: Instrumental - Chris PriestAct 5: Just blow it up - Wait wait don't tell meSong 5: Death to traitors - BelovedAct 6: Obama's non-anger - CountdownSong 6: Roosevelt Room - Conor Oberst and The Mystic Valley BandAct 7: No dog feces on BP gas pump handles - Jimmy Dore ShowSong 7: Rebel Hearts - Roots ManuvaAct 8: Oil spill may be a message from God - Young TurksSong 8: Harrisburg - Josh RitterAct 9: Interview with BP Exec - Le ShowSong 9: Spandex Man - Mr. ScruffAct 10: Oil spill rant - Thom HartmannSong 10: Change of time - Josh RitterAct 11: Macho failures - Wait wait don't tell meSong 11: Big black nothing - Conor Oberst and The Mystic Valley BandAct 12: Gulf oil spill from the 70's - Rachel MaddowBonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content:Nature of corporations and oil - Rachel MaddowProduced by:Jay!Thanks for listening!Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store!Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.comContact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.comVote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Thu, 03 Jun 2010
SIZE: 31.9 MB
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(2010/06/03) Analysis and warnings, we see it coming (Economics) (Enhanced)

Edition #370Analysis and warnings, we see it comingAct 1: Hoarders - Daily ShowSong 1: Have you had enough - Rickie Lee Jones and The Squirrel Nut ZippersAct 2: The banks still own congress - The ProgressiveSong 2: What I am - Edie Brickell and New BohemiansAct 3: Goldman fraud case - Colbert ReportSong 3: All apologies - NirvanaAct 4: Greece falls, the US may be next  - Young TurksSong 4: Curl up and die - Relient KAct 5: Ian Bremmer interview - Daily ShowSong 5: TV Trays - Death Cab For CutieAct 6: Loan sharks manipulate people - Rachel MaddowSong 6: Hey Ya - Obadiah ParkerAct 7: Simon Johnson, 13 Bankers - Colbert ReportSong 7: Torn Blue Foam Couch - Grand ArchivesAct 8: Taxes - Daily ShowSong 8: Class Warfare - Chris PriestAct 9: Reform bill is a joke - Young TurksBonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content:Greece Wither Soon - Scheherazade Rehman - Colbert ReportProduced by:Jay!Thanks for listening!Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store!Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.comContact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.comVote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Tue, 01 Jun 2010
SIZE: 33.6 MB
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(2010/06/01) Out of the mouths of infant-minded adults (Tea Party) (Enhanced)

Edition #369Out of the mouths of infant-minded adultsAct 1: Napoleon blown apart - Colbert ReportSong 1: Loser - Three doors downAct 2: Tax Day Tea Party Part 1 - New Left MediaSong 2: Unwell - Matchbox TwentyAct 3: Blogger want Obama assassinated - Young TurksSong 3: Sapphire Bullets of Pure Love - They might be giantsAct 4: Tax Day Tea Party Part 2 - New Left MediaSong 4: Drums of freedom - Theo BardAct 5: Maddow on McVeigh tapes - Daily ShowSong 5: See the sun - DidoAct 6: Tax Day Tea Party Part 3 - New Left MediaSong 6: Little miss can't be wrong - Spin DoctorsAct 7: Anti-govt militia movement growing - Young TurksSong 7: Yell fire - Michael Franti And SpearheadAct 8: Tax Day Tea Party Part 4 - New Left MediaSong 8: Struggle - RingsideAct 9: Rand Paul follow up - Rachel MaddowSong 9: Bulletproof - La RouxAct 10: Tax Day Tea Party Part 5 - New Left MediaSong 10: Take me home tonight - Eddie MoneyAct 11: Tea Party PSA from D.C. Douglas - Funny or DieSong 11: John Adams theme song - HBOAct 12: Tax Day Tea Party Part 6 - New Left MediaSong 12: Brain damage - Pink FloydAct 13: Giving up the empire - Bill MaherBonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content:P.K. Winsome - Tea Party Consulting - Colbert ReportProduced by:Jay!Thanks for listening!Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store!Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.comContact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.comVote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Sat, 29 May 2010
SIZE: 33.5 MB
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(2010/05/29) Their fault, our fault, your fault, my fault (Oil Spill) (Enhanced)

Edition #368 Their fault, our fault, your fault, my faultAct 1: Proud to be British - The BugleSong 1: Crazy train - Ozzy OsbournAct 2: GOP runs from drill baby drill - Young TurksSong 2: Accidental Mambo - Mambo All-StarsAct 3: Impacts and comparisons - On the MediaSong 3: Sea - George WinstonAct 4: Spreading the blame - BBC News QuizSong 4: Hole in the bucket - SpearheadAct 5: Oil spills not a big deal - CounterspinSong 5: Don't worry baby - The Beach BoysAct 6: Texas Gov blames God for spill - Young TurksSong 6: Better days - Citizen KingAct 7: Oil spill results in improved wildlife viscosity - The OnionSong 7: A beautiful world - Tim MyersAct 8: Political consequences - The Political SceneSong 8: Heart still beating - Ottmar LiebertAct 9: Oil spill is your fault - Mark FioreSong 9: Anthem Pt. 2 - Blink 182Act 10: Getting off of oil - Bill MaherSong 10: In the aeroplane over the sea - Neutral Milk HotelAct 11: Oil containment solutions randomizer - Colbert ReportSong 11: Shove it - SantigoldAct 12: Lasting legacy of oil spills - Rachel MaddowBonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content:There Will Be Blame - Daily ShowProduced by:Jay!Thanks for listening!Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store!Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.comContact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.comVote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Wed, 26 May 2010
SIZE: 32.5 MB
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(2010/05/26) Arrest the Pope (Enhanced) (MP3)

Edition #367 Arrest the Pope Act 1: Devil denounces Catholic Church - SNL Song 1: Play With Fire - The Rolling Stones Act 2: Dawkins wants to arrest the Pope - BBC News Quiz Song 2: Jesus loved Judas - Jason Roseboom Act 3: Continuing coverage of Catholic scandal - On the Media Song 3: Jesus is just alright - The Doobie Brothers Act 4: Volcano/Earthquake news Part 1 - The Bugle Song 4: Eleanor Rigby (strings only) - The Beatles Act 5: Catholic Church condemns metrosexuality - The Onion Song 5: Pray for you - Jaron And The Long Road To Love Act 6: Volcano/Earthquake news Part 2 - The Bugle Song 6: Sorrow - Bad Religion Act 7: RFK on the Catholic Church scandal - Ring of Fire Song 7: Hallelujah - Jeff Buckley Act 8: Why it's OK to criticize religion - Citizen Radio Song 8: Book of days - Enya Act 9: Pope Opera - Daily Show Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content: Jesus in a Frying Pan - Young Turks Produced by: Jay! Thanks for listening! Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Sun, 23 May 2010
SIZE: 33.7 MB
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(2010/05/23) Horrifying health care aftermath (Health Care) (Enhanced)

Edition #366Horrifying health care aftermathAct 1: Unethical bastards - Daily ShowSong 1: Slave song - SadeAct 2: Post-game of just passed health bill - Blast the RightSong 2: Suffer - Stretford EndAct 3: Angry reactions to health care law - It's all politicsSong 3: A-Punk - Vampire WeekendAct 4: GOP strike back - Young TurksSong 4: Scenic world - BeirutAct 5: Well point and bartering with Michael Moore - CountdownSong 5: Happy - Sister HazelAct 6: John Dingell on health care and finance - Daily ShowSong 6: Tin man - The Avett BrothersAct 7: Fox says you'll go to jail - Fox News ChannelSong 7: Red Rain - REM w/ Peter Gabriel and Natalie MerchantAct 8: O'Reilly attempts to rewrite history - Young TurksBonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content:Sue Lowden on chickens for healthcare - Colbert ReportProduced by:Jay!Thanks for listening!Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store!Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.comContact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.comVote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Fri, 21 May 2010
SIZE: 34.2 MB
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(2010/05/20) Valid and moronic arguments against Kagan (Supreme Court) (Enhanced)

Edition #365Valid and moronic arguments against KaganAct 1: Hang on Stevens - The Al Franken ShowAct 2: History of Supreme Court fights - Rachel MaddowSong 2: A Quai - Yann TiersenAct 3: Nomination predictions - Media MattersSong 3: A Quai - Yann TiersenAct 4: Release the Kagan - Daily ShowSong 4: The great estates - Freelance WhalesAct 5: Kagan a bad pick by Obama - Young TurksSong 5: Somebody Already Broke My Heart - SadeAct 6: Swing and a miss - CountdownSong 6: Gone to sleep - MobyAct 7: Kagan the consensus builder - Rachel MaddowSong 7: Les Jours Tristes - Yann TiersenAct 8: Kagan and the military recruiters - Media MattersSong 8: Les Jours Tristes - Yann TiersenAct 9: Kagan worship with Dahlia Lithwick - Colbert ReportSong 9: No questions - Fleetwood MacAct 10: Hypocrisy on Kagan - Rachel MaddowSong 10: La Dispute - Yann TiersenAct 11: Kagan a leftist activist - Media MattersSong 11: La Dispute - Yann TiersenAct 12: Conservatives pretend Kagan is gay - Young TurksSong 12: Take Five - Dave BrubeckAct 13: Comparison to H. Meyers nomination - Rachel MaddowBonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content:Confirming Elena - Colbert ReportProduced by:Jay!Thanks for listening!Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store!Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.comContact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.comVote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Tue, 18 May 2010
SIZE: 32.9 MB
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(2010/05/18) Delusions of fascism, journalism and grandeur (Media) (Enhanced)

Edition #364Delusions of fascism, journalism and grandeurAct 1: Glenn Beck's Nazi Tourette's - Daily ShowSong 1: Better be quite now - Elliott SmithAct 2: The power of conservative media - Young TurksSong 2: Everything In Its Right Place - RadioheadAct 3: Dissecting NBC report on financial reform - Jimmy DoreSong 3: Too much information - Duran DuranAct 4: Bernie Goldberg fires back - Daily ShowSong 4: Knock yourself out - Jon BrionAct 5: Fox News spins net neutrality - Young TurksSong 5: So much more - Marc RobillardAct 6: Jon Meacham on sale of Newsweek - Daily ShowSong 6: Who will buy - Oliver TwistAct 7: Goldman defended in the media - CounterspinSong 7: You're a wolf - Sea WolfAct 8: Glenn to the mountaintop - Colbert ReportBonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content:Obama Slams Tea Party Rallies & Fox News Reacts - Young TurksProduced by:Jay!Thanks for listening!Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store!Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.comContact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.comVote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Sat, 15 May 2010
SIZE: 31.2 MB
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(2010/05/15) Wrongheaded reactions, foreign and domestic (Foreign Policy) (Enhanced)

Edition #363Wrongheaded reactions, foreign and domesticAct 1: Palin on the playground - The BugleSong 1: Buildings and mountains - The Republic TigersAct 2: Andrew Bacevich on Afghanistan Part 1 - Moyers JournalSong 2: Highschool lover - AirAct 3: Using smaller missiles - CounterspinSong 3: Empty room - Marjorie FairAct 4: Andrew Bacevich on Afghanistan Part 2 - Moyers JournalSong 4: What's the matter here - 10,000 maniacsAct 5: Iraq should pay for us killing them - Young TurksSong 5: Politic Amagni (La Politique, C'est Pas Bon) - Amadou & MariamAct 6: Post script to Afghanistan interview - Moyers JournalSong 6: Peacocks - The Mountain GoatsAct 7: Boom doesn't go the dynamite - Colbert ReportSong 7: Headlock - Imogen HeapAct 8: Lieberman's citizenship law - CountdownSong 8: Patience - Guns N' RosesAct 9: Lieberman's extrajudicial law - The ProgressiveSong 9: Up against the wall - Peter Bjorn & JohnAct 10: Just lucky - Young TurksSong 10: The lucky one - Alison Krauss and Union StationAct 11: Lieberman introduces citizenship bill - Rachel MaddowBonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content:Explosive and the City 2 - Daily ShowProduced by:Jay!Thanks for listening!Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store!Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.comContact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.comVote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Thu, 13 May 2010
SIZE: 30.3 MB
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(2010/05/13) Winning by losing (Economics) (Enhanced)

Edition #362Winning by losingAct 1: Winning by losing - Mark FioreSong 1: I'm a loser - The BeatlesAct 2: Minority leader called out - Young TurksSong 2: Birdhouse in your soul - They Might be GiantsAct 3: The inside job Part 1 - This American LifeSong 3: Cat faces - Ugly CasanovaAct 4: Fraud hearing on shitty deals - Wait wait don't tell meSong 4: Working class hero - Green DayAct 5: The inside job Part 2 - This American LifeSong 5: Hey Jealousy - Gin BlossomsAct 6: The GOP alternative to financial reform - Young TurksSong 6: Damn it feels good to be a gangsta - Geto BoysAct 7: The inside job Part 3 - This American LifeSong 7: Bet Against the American Dream - This American LifeAct 8: Wham-O moves to America - Daily ShowSong 8: Wake up - Arcade FireAct 9: GOP up Wall Street's ass - Young TurksBonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content:S.E.C. porn - Daily ShowProduced by:Jay!Thanks for listening!Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store!Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.comContact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.comVote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Tue, 11 May 2010
SIZE: 29.5 MB
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(2010/05/11) The Police State Welcomes You (Immigration) (Enhanced)

Edition #361The Police State Welcomes YouAct 1: Boycotting AZ, teas and otherwise - Wait wait don't tell meSong 1: Tea for the Tillerman - Cat StevensAct 2: AZ law spurs immigration reform - Rachel MaddowSong 2: Different People - No DoubtAct 3: AZ Sheriff rips new law - Young TurksSong 3: Stand - R.E.M.Act 4: Law and Border - Daily ShowSong 4: I miss you - Blink 182Act 5: O'Reilly grasping to support AZ law - CounterspinSong 5: See you on the other side - Ozzy OsbournAct 6: Papers please amendments - Rachel MaddowSong 6: Bouncing around the room - PhishAct 7: The word - No Problemo - Colbert ReportSong 7: Mexico - The RefreshmentsAct 8: Wrongful arrests happens already - Young TurksSong 8: Still crazy after all these years - Paul SimonAct 9: Police State Pete - Mark FioreSong 9: What I'm looking for - Brendan BensonAct 10: AZ law writers are liars, racists - Rachel MaddowBonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content:Suspicious Behavior on Cinco de Mayo - Daily ShowProduced by:Jay!Thanks for listening!Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store!Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.comContact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.comVote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Sun, 09 May 2010
SIZE: 33.7 MB
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(2010/05/09) For the sake of dinosaur squeezings (Oil Spill) (Enhanced)

Edition #360For the sake of dinosaur squeezingsAct 1: Dinosaur squeezings – Mark FioreAct 2: Conversation with Joe Romm – CountdownAct 3: One final taste of oysters – Young TurksAct 4: Wind farm vs. oil spill – Colbert ReportAct 5: Discussion of oil spill – Ring of FireAct 6: BP oil spill – The ProgressiveAct 7: George Will lies on wind vs. oil spill – Jimmy DoreAct 8: Beyond Awful – Daily ShowAct 9: Right wing conspiracy – Media MattersAct 10: Spill kills Obama energy bill – Young TurksAct 11: Politics of the spill – CountdownAct 12: GOP, Haliburton and the spill – Le ShowAct 13: Claiming drilling is safe – Media MattersAct 14: Drill baby, drill – Colbert ReportAct 15: Lessons learned from Exxon Valdez – Young TurksAct 16: No second thoughts – The ProgressiveAct 17: Maddow’s final comments – Rachel MaddowBonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content:BP’s Undersea Dome – Colbert ReportMusicDaydream – The Lovin’ SpoonfulGood day sunshine – The BeatlesHold it in – Jukebox The GhostBeach song – The Dead MilkmenBlack water – Doobie BrothersInto the ocean – Blue OctoberTake a look around – Limp BizkitLa Valse d’Amélie – Yann TiersenTake a chance – The Magic NumbersDeep water – Pansy DivisionLe Moulin – Yann TiersenLessons learned – Matt & KimDon’t trust me – 3OH!3Produced by:Jay!Thanks for listening!Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store!Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.comContact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.comVote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Thu, 06 May 2010
SIZE: 32.1 MB
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(2010/05/06) Bulls, Bears, Bailouts and Fraud (Economics) (Enhanced)

Edition #359Bulls, Bears, Bailouts and FraudAct 1: Luntz memo of reform-killing talking points - Rachel MaddowAct 2: Dishonest and diversionary rhetoric - The ProgressiveAct 3: Dow over 11,000 - Colbert ReportAct 4: Dodd speech on financial reform - CountdownAct 5: Senate hearing scoldings - Daily ShowAct 6: 10-hour banker interrogation - On the MediaAct 7: GOP blocks reform because they love Wall Street - Young TurksAct 8: Elizabeth Warren on financial reform - Colbert ReportAct 9: Moyers on the American Dream - Bill Moyers JournalAct 10: These F@#king guys - Goldman Sachs - Daily ShowBonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content:Roll Out the Cots - Rachel MaddowMusic:Sweet little lies - Michael Franti And SpearheadRe Stacks - Bon IverHow to see the sun rise - Ben SolleeMonday - Jon BrionSuch great heights - The Postal ServiceSolid Action - The Wes Hollywood ShowYou're a wolf - Sea WolfGrapevine fires - Death Cab For CutiePossibility - Lykke LiProduced by:Jay!Thanks for listening!Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store!Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.comContact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.comVote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Sat, 01 May 2010
SIZE: 30.1 MB
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(2010/05/01) Forced to lie to serve with honor (Gay Rights) (Enhanced)

Edition #358Forced to lie to serve with honorAct 1: Busted anti-gay republican comes out - Young TurksAct 2: Repealing DADT popular in polls - CounterspinAct 3: Bait and snitch - Colbert ReportAct 4: Gay Saudi gets arrested - Young TurksAct 5: Letter from old military on DADT Part 1 - Rachel MaddowAct 6: Gay gene isolated, ostracized - The OnionAct 7: Letter from old military on DADT Part 2 - Rachel MaddowAct 8: Gays in military leads to genocide - Young TurksAct 9: New law to ban unloving marriages - The OnionAct 10: Dutch ask Dutch tell - Rachel MaddowAct 11: Bigots likely dumber and poorer, duh - Young TurksBonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content:Trying to support the military and hate gays - Colbert ReportMusic:Close to me - The CureMinority - Green DayTake your mama - Scissor SistersThe argument - This Bike Is a Pipe BombStop Me If You Think You've Heard This One Before - The SmithsMe and Julio down by the schoolyard - Paul SimonYour Heart Is An Empty Room - Death Cab For CutieAll These Things That I've Done - The KillersJanuary Wedding - The Avett BrothersPure Imagination - Leslie Bricusse (Willy Wonka)Produced by:Jay!Thanks for listening!Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store!Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.comContact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.comVote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Wed, 28 Apr 2010
SIZE: 32.2 MB
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(2010/04/28) Cowardice and callousness (Foreign Policy) (Enhanced)

Edition #357Cowardice and callousness Act 1: We can't be overly accepting - Citizen RadioAct 2: Girl has nose and ears cut off - Young TurksAct 3: Reza Aslan on Afghanistan - Daily ShowAct 4: Boxing the US in Afghanistan - The ProgressiveAct 5: Rep Grayson's stunning points on our wars - Young TurksAct 6: Obama's courage on nukes - The ProgressiveAct 7: Commanders using media to sell war - Young TurksAct 8: Wikileaks video - Rachel MaddowAct 9: Support the troops is not unconditional - The ProgressiveAct 10: Iraq shooting video analysis - Young TurksBonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content:The Big Bang Treaty - Daily ShowMusic:Handsome Devil - The SmithsWarchild - The CranberriesSo long Jimmy - James BluntPresident - Wyclef JeanHero of war - Rise AgainstCloud Nine - Ben HowardCasualties Of War - RakimCosmic Love - Florence + The Machine1 Trillion Dollars - Anti-FlagProduced by:Jay!Thanks for listening!Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store!Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.comContact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.comVote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Sun, 25 Apr 2010
SIZE: 31.8 MB
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(2010/04/25) Yeah, I'm conflating the tea parties with the militia movement (Tea Parties) (Enhanced)

Edition #356Yeah, I'm conflating the tea parties with the militia movementAct 1: Armed march on almost Washington - Rachel MaddowAct 2: The history of April 19th and 20th - On the MediaAct 3: On the road with the Tea Party Express - Daily ShowAct 4: Echos of Oklahoma City - Rachel MaddowAct 5: How the FBI arrested a militia - NPRAct 6: FBI investigates tea party threats - Young TurksAct 7: Interview with a teabagger - Le ShowAct 8: The un-tea party - Rachel MaddowAct 9: Tea America - Daily ShowBonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content:At a tea party with a no medicare pledge - Thom HartmannMusic:1901 - PhoenixSpring Came, Rain Fell - Club 8Did You Ever Have to Make Up Your Mind - The Lovin' SpoonfulWe shall overcome - Pete SeegerLet's work together - Canned HeatSmokin from shootin - My Morning JacketSpaceman - The Office, BBCUnbirthday song - Camarata Chorus and OrchestraProduced by:Jay!Thanks for listening!Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store!Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.comContact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.comVote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Thu, 22 Apr 2010
SIZE: 32.0 MB
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(2010/04/22) Don't believe in any form of sorcery (Religion) (Enhanced)

Edition #356Don't believe in any form of sorcery Act 1: Man faces execution for sorcery - Young TurksAct 2: Passover seder half-assed - The OnionAct 3: Jesus, Reconsidered - NPRAct 4: Student forced out of school over gay parents - Young TurksAct 5: Corruption in the Catholic Church - Bill MaherAct 6: Indian rationalist battles swamis and babas - Young TurksAct 7: Desire to ejaculate motivates local Christian to wed - The OnionAct 8: Study narrows gap between mind and brain - NPRAct 9: Liberals and atheists smarter than conservatives and the religious - Young TurksAct 10: The need for more warm, cuddly atheists - Citizen RadioBonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content:The Word - Forgive and Forget Church scandalMusic:Porcelain - MobyI've gotta be me - Sammy Davis, Jr.Ebudae - EnyaEarly in the morning - Peter, Paul And MaryHeaven Knows I'm Miserable Now - The SmithsShattered faith - Bad ReligionLike a virgin - MadonnaNew soul - Yael NaïmHalo - BeyoncéProduced by:Jay!Thanks for listening!Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store!Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.comContact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.comVote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Tue, 20 Apr 2010
SIZE: 32.5 MB
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(2010/04/20) Toxic assets from Wall St to West Virginia (Economics) (Enhanced)

Edition #354Toxic assets from Wall St to West VirginiaAct 1: Lifestyles of the rich and despicable - Wait wait don't tell meAct 2: We bought a toxic asset so you can watch it die - NPRAct 3: Michael Lewis - The Big Short - Daily ShowAct 4: Joeseph Stiglitz on the economic freefall Part 1 - Ring of FireAct 5: Is 2010 going to be 1994 or 1934 - Slate.comAct 6: Joeseph Stiglitz on the economic freefall Part 2 - Ring of FireAct 7: No one would listen - Daily ShowAct 8: WV Mine blast conservatives fault - Young TurksBonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content:The Robin Hood Tax - A Good Idea - Green.tvMusic:So long - LodgerToxicity - System of a DownI second that emotion - Smokey Robinson & The MiraclesThe gambler - Kenny RogersDreamtime - UberzoneFalling down - OasisLights out - SantigoldProduced by:Jay!Thanks for listening!Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store!Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.comContact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.comVote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Sat, 17 Apr 2010
SIZE: 33.8 MB
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(2010/04/17) Backwards politics and the climate (Climate) (Enhanced)

Edition #353Backwards politics and the climateAct 1: Annie Leonard on stuff - Colbert ReportAct 2: Dr. James Hansen - Storms of my grandchildren - Thom HartmannAct 3: Chamber of commerce and the climate - Ring of FireAct 4: Facing America's energy crisis Part 1 - Moyers' JournalAct 5: British House of Commons on 'climate gate' - CounterspinAct 6: Facing America's energy crisis Part 2 - Moyers' JournalAct 7: Obama's switcheroo on offshore drilling - The ProgressiveAct 8: Oilmen fund anti-climate change groups - Young TurksAct 9: Media reaction to offshore drilling - CounterspinAct 10: Not taking 'yes' for an answer - Rachel MaddowBonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content:The Tree Hugging Pentagon - Ring of FireMusic:Time to take out the trash - Brad SucksBreathe me - SiaOn the turning away - Pink FloydEnergy - The Apples In StereoThe airway - Owl CityDon't Let It Bring You Down - Annie Lennox & Steven LipsonSill can't - The CranberriesFake plastic trees - RadioheadShut your eyes - Shout Out LoudsProduced by:Jay!Thanks for listening!Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store!Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.comContact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.comVote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Wed, 14 Apr 2010
SIZE: 32.9 MB
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(2010/04/14) Destroying the media in more ways than one (Media) (Enhanced)

Edition #352 Destroying the media in more ways than one   Act 1: Some bullshit happening somewhere - The Onion Act 2: We need less media consolidation - The Progressive Act 3: Anchor management - Daily Show Act 4: Internet freedom in danger - Young Turks Act 5: Beck makes it harder for FOX to fool people - Counterspin Act 6: Glenn Beck on net neutrality - Young Turks Act 7: Beck on Obama's politics of fear - Media Matters Act 8: Beck attacks social justice - Colbert Report Act 9: Glen Beck's hate train crashes - Ring of Fire Act 10: Context, lies and videotape - Rachel Maddow Act 11: Fox brings on anyone against health reform - Media Matters Act 12: CNN hires Erick Erickson - Daily Show   Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content: The Blogs Must Be Crazy - Daily Show   Music: Been it - The Cardigans And it spread - Avett Brothers Everything to everyone - Everclear Do it again - Five Times August Green eyes - Coldplay Soir De Fête - Yann Tiersen Spirit in the sky - Norman Greenbaum La Valse Des Vieux Os - Yann Tiersen   Produced by: Jay!   Thanks for listening! Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Sun, 11 Apr 2010
SIZE: 31.7 MB
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(2010/04/11) I's on Edjukashun (Education) (Enhanced)

Edition #351 I's on Edjukashun   Act 1: Earning is fundamental - Colbert Report Act 2: Child so stupid she sees letters backwards - The Onion Act 3: Arne Duncan on US education reform - Colbert Report Act 4: James Loewen on education - Thom Hartmann Act 5: Bill Gates on education reform - Daily Show Act 6: Al Sharpton on education as a civil right - Colbert Report Act 7: Right wing text books coming to US students - Young Turks Act 8: Rules grammar change - The Onion Act 9: Texas school board hearings - Colbert Report Act 10: Don't mess with textbooks - Daily Show   Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content: Teach Sex Ed in Wisconsin, Go To Jail - Young Turks   Music: The Kids Don't Stand A Chance - Vampire Weekend Cello Song (feat. Jose Gonzalez) - The Books World spins madly on - The Weepies Love will come through - Travis Runaway - Del Shannon Throwing stones - Shout Out Louds I need to know - Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers Sometimes I rhyme slow - Nice & Smooth Hey Ya - Obadiah Parker   Produced by: Jay!   Thanks for listening! Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Thu, 08 Apr 2010
SIZE: 33.1 MB
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(2010/04/08) March of the loons (Conservatives) (Enhanced)

Edition #350 March of the loons   Act 1: Health care slime machine - Daily Show Act 2: Obama may be Anti-Christ, like Hitler - Young Turks Act 3: Coburn on Fox News bias - Countdown Act 4: Elephant graveyard with David Frum - Colbert Report Act 5: Tea partiers should sign anti-government pledge - Thom Hartmann Act 6: Man attempts to assassinate Obama while not seeming racist - The Onion Act 7: Pelosi caused trouble by crossing the street - Young Turks Act 8: Harry Reid supporters, you're not helping - Daily Show Act 9: Threats to congressmen - Rachel Maddow Act 10: Wag of the finger to the Hutaree Militia - Colbert Report Act 11: Right wing extremists on the rise - Young Turks   Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content: Obama Bumper Sticker Road Rage   Music: Walk like an Egyptian - The Bangles Civil war - Guns N' Roses A few honest words - Ben Sollee Lessons learned - Matt and Kim Come Together - The Beatles Everyday People - Sly and The Family Stone Something to believe in - The Offspring Bus rider - John Swihart Ready for the good times - Shakira Get ready - The Proclaimers   Produced by: Jay!   Thanks for listening! Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Tue, 06 Apr 2010
SIZE: 29.8 MB
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(2010/04/06) Who didn't see this coming? (Religion) (Enhanced)

Edition #349 Who didn't see this coming   Act 1: Gay sex scandal involving Vatican - Young Turks Act 2: Little deaf boys, it's a thing - Le Show Act 3: The fixer in the Catholic church Part 1 - This American Life Act 4: Holy Shit - Daily Show Act 5: The fixer in the Catholic church Part 2 - This American Life Act 6: Bill Donohue comments on church scandal - Young Turks Act 7: Christopher Hitchens on Church scandal - Bill Maher   Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content: Bill Donohue comments on church scandal Part 2 - Young Turks   Music: Heaven - Los Lonly Boys Little deaf boys song - Le Show Pale Horses - Moby Hallelujah - Jeff Buckley Only if - Enya Genesis - VNV Nation   Produced by: Jay!   Thanks for listening! Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Sun, 04 Apr 2010
SIZE: 32.6 MB
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(2010/04/04) The new law of the land Part 2 (Health Care) (Enhanced)

Edition #348 The new law of the land Part 2   Act 1: Crystal clear debate - Rachel Maddow Act 2: Tea party protesters hurl slurs at congressmen - Young Turks Act 3: Plea to bring down the violence - Countdown Act 4: Reactions to health care law - Media Matters Act 5: Predictable reactions of hate - Ring of Fire Act 6: Intimidation Part 1 - Rachel Maddow Act 7: Health care hate talk - Media Matters Act 8: GOP's health care repeal strategy - Young Turks Act 9: GOP leaders must denounce brownshirt tactics - The Progressive Act 10: Dismissing political treats - Media Matters Act 11: Intimidation Part 2 - Rachel Maddow Act 12: Blogger inciting vandalism and violence - Young Turks   Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content: Dems To Blame For Tea Party Threats - Young Turks   Music: I can see clearly now - Jimmy Cliff Shout - Tears for Fears Comptine D'un Autre Été: L'après Midi - Yann Tiersen Mad world - Gary Jules Les Jours Tristes (Instrumental) - Yann Tiersen Coming out - The Killers Sur Le Fil - Yann Tiersen Leader - Burning Spear   Produced by: Jay!   Thanks for listening! Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Wed, 31 Mar 2010
SIZE: 31.5 MB
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(2010/03/31) The new law of the land Part 1 (Health Care) (Enhanced)

Edition #347 The new law of the land Part 1   Act 1: Obama's signing speech - Countdown Act 2: Health in the USA - The Bugle Act 3: Reason to celebrate - Political Scene Act 4: What happens now - Rachel Maddow Act 5: Looking back on dire predictions - Media Matters Act 6: Media misinforms on health debate - On the Media Act 7: Misleading right up until the vote - Counterspin Act 8: Passing it and talk of repeal - Wait wait don't tell me Act 9: The perfect was the enemy of the mediocre - The Progressive Act 10: The debate is crystal clear - Rachel Maddow Act 11: Revised school house rock - On the Media   Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content: Pros and Cons of the Health Care Reform Bill - Young Turks   Music: Liquid Sun - The Beginning (A New Hope) (club mix) - DJ Keoki At the club - SM-Trax We set ourselves free - Club 8 A Quai - Yann Tiersen Blue Monday - New Order If I ever feel better - Phoenix Everybody's free - Rozalla Resurection (space club mix) - PPK The world is new - Save Ferris   Produced by: Jay!   Thanks for listening! Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Sat, 27 Mar 2010
SIZE: 31.7 MB
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(2010/03/27) At war at home and abroad (Foreign Policy) (Enhanced)

Edition #346 At war at home and abroad   Act 1: The Word - Afghanistan - Colbert Report Act 2: Afghans may not like having families killed - Counterspin Act 3: Local harlot exposes face - The Onion Act 4: Morbid milestone in Afghanistan - The Progressive Act 5: Obama caves in on military trials - Young Turks Act 6: Garry Wills on presidential bombing power - Colbert Report Act 7: Options for terror trials - Counterspin Act 8: Liz Cheney's Al-Qaeda 7 commercial - Daily Show Act 9: Obama Admin - Torture is not illegal - Young Turks Act 10: Marc Thiessen interview - Daily Show Act 11: Biggest conspiracy ever - Rachel Maddow   Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content: Iraqracy - Colbert Report   Music: Meet Me On The Equinox - Death Cab for Cutie Daffodil Lament - The Cranberries Killing for love - José González Lights out - Santigold Moment Of Tranquillity - Apoptygma Berzerk Love like a bomb - Oasis You or your memory - The Mountain Goats John Adams theme song - HBO Born Slippy - Underworld Run on - Moby   Produced by: Jay!   Thanks for listening! Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Wed, 24 Mar 2010
SIZE: 32.7 MB
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(2010/03/24) Blowing up mountains and our future (Climate Change) (Enhanced)

Edition #345 Blowing up mountains and our future   Act 1: Lorax Coal - Rachel Maddow Act 2: Ed Markey on climate bill Part 1 - Ring of Fire Act 3: Oil spill improves wildlife viscosity - The Onion Act 4: Ed Markey on climate bill Part 2 - Ring of Fire Act 5: Cookies and carbon - NPR Act 6: Plans for another energy crisis squashed - Thom Hartmann Act 7: NY Times gives fair shake to climate loons - Counterspin Act 8: News of the warm - Le Show Act 9: Maria Cantwell on the CLEAR Act - Ring of Fire Act 10: Nuclear gets another comeback - Counterspin Act 11: Coal Comfort - Margaret Palmer - Colbert Report   Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content: Knock-on effects - Green.tv   Music: Flyswatter - Eels The perfect space - The Avett Brothers Greased lightnin' - Grease Soundtrack Goodbye blue sky - Pink Floyd I'm free - Soup Dragons Horchata - Vampire Weekend Foolish games - Jewel Let my love open the door - Pete Townsend Planting seeds - Ten Story Relapse Friend of the devil - Counting Crows   Produced by: Jay!   Thanks for listening! Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Mon, 22 Mar 2010
SIZE: 31.3 MB
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(2010/03/22) The ultimate last final push (Health Care) (Enhanced)

Edition #344 The ultimate last final push   Act 1: Define and conquer - Colbert Report Act 2: Limbaugh's gonna leave - Media Matter Minute Act 3: Code red to stop the bill - Rachel Maddow Act 4: The ultimate last final push - Daily Show Act 5: Condemning the Slaughter solution - Media Matters Minute Act 6: Moyers on choice in health care - Bill Moyers' Journal Act 7: Colbert Report Action center Act 8: Continuing lies on procedure - Media Matters Minute Act 9: 11-year old boy - Countdown Act 10: Heath Con1 - The Mediscarening - Daily Show Act 11: Fox's final push against health care - Media Matters Minute Act 12: Getting ready to pass the bill - It's all politics Act 13: What happens after signing - Rachel Maddow   Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content: Health Care Vote Information Nerve Center - Colbert Report   Music: La Valse d'Amélie (Version Piano) - Yann Tiersen United we stand -The Brotherhood of Man Pas Si Simple - Yann Tiersen Mellon Collie And The Infinite Sadness - Smashing Pumpkins La Valse d'Amélie - Yann Tiersen Hard to say I'm sorry - Chicago La Valse Des Montres - Yann Tiersen Harold T. Wilkins, Or How To Wait For A Very Long Time - Fanfarlo   Produced by: Jay!   Thanks for listening! Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Wed, 17 Mar 2010
SIZE: 29.8 MB
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(2010/03/17) Religious cults, the Christian Right and evangelists, evil and not (Religion) (Enhanced)

Edition #343 Religious cults, the Christian Right and evangelists, evil and not   Act 1: Are religious cults killing democracy - Thom Hartmann Act 2: Why are some Christians mad over Avatar - Young Turks Act 3: Bait and switch evangelism - This American Life Act 4: Max Blumenthal on Republican Gomorrah Part 1 - Ring of Fire Act 5: Glen Beck against 'social justice' in religion - Media Matters Act 6: Max Blumenthal on Republican Gomorrah Part 2 - Ring of Fire Act 7: Pat Robertson on Haiti's pact with the devil - Counterspin Act 8: Pat Robertson says Islam is not a religion - Young Turks   Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content: Evangelist explains "23 Minutes in Hell" to Thom - Thom Hartmann   Music: Hello bonjour - Michael Franti And Spearhead In God's country - U2 Knockin' on heaven's door - Guns N' Roses Lacrymosa - Libera Mary Mary - Chumbawamba Shattered faith - Bad Religion   Produced by: Jay!   Thanks for listening! Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Sat, 13 Mar 2010
SIZE: 30.0 MB
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(2010/03/13) Situation generally screwed up (Economics) (Enhanced)

Edition #342 Situation generally screwed up   Act 1: New financial fight - Rachel Maddow Act 2: Scott Patterson on The Quants - Daily Show Act 3: Politicians admit they're owned by Wall Street - Young Turks Act 4: Is the economic ship sinking and rats jumping ship - Thom Hartmann Act 5: Elizabeth Warren interview - Real time with Bill Maher Act 6: Elizabeth Warren interview - Daily Show Act 7: Teeing off on Fareed Zakaria - Citizen Radio   Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content: Has Obama just become a Herbert Hoover Republican? - Thom Hartmann   Music: Right Now - Van Halen International Small Arms Traffic Blues - The Mountain Goats From blown speakers - The New Pornographers Scumbag - Green Day Georgia on my mind - Willie Nelson Kiss - Venga Boys   Produced by: Jay!   Thanks for listening! Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Thu, 11 Mar 2010
SIZE: 31.3 MB
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(2010/03/11) Flagrant ignorance (Climate Change) Enhanced

  Edition #341 Flagrant ignorance   Act 1: Unusually large snow storm - Daily Show Act 2: Snowpocalypse vs. climate change - Media Matters Act 3: GOP doesn't believe in climate change - Countdown Act 4: Does winter snow disprove climate change - Young Turks Act 5: Climate change deniers given second wind - Counterspin Act 6: Denial also an inexplicable position on climate change - The Bugle Act 7: Full court shot on climate change - Rachel Maddow Act 8: False balance on snow vs. climate change - Counterspin Act 9: Belief in climate change hinges on worldview - NPR Act 10: Fox and Friends don't understand that it's cold in winter - Young Turks   Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content: Colbert We're Off to See the Blizzard - Colbert Report   Music: When the cold days come - Theo Bard Time waits for no man - Theo Bard Having a good time - Theo Bard All the orders gone - Theo Bard Everything you have - Theo Bard Evil eyes - Theo Bard This fickle world - Theo Bard Drums of freedom - Theo Bard Middle class boy - Theo Bard   Produced by: Jay!   Thanks for listening! Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.  

DATE: Tue, 09 Mar 2010
SIZE: 30.2 MB
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(2010/03/09) The Blair House Project (I didn't make the joke first) (Health Care) (Enhanced)

Edition #340 The Blair House Project (I didn't make the joke first)   Act 1: Summit's eve - Daily Show Act 2: Help - Health care special comment - Countdown Act 3: Wrap up of health care summit - Young Turks Act 4: Name calling, racist attacks from right - Media Matters Act 5: Reviewing the health care summit - Wait wait don't tell me Act 6: Lies about 'nuclear option' - Rachel Maddow Act 7: Conflating nuclear option and reconciliation - Media Matters Act 8: The med menace - Daily Show Act 9: Obama disses single-payer systems - Young Turks Act 10: Mocking the uninsured - Media Matters Act 11: Health care by Easter - Rachel Maddow   Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content: Health Care Magic - Colbert Report   Music: Disappointment - The Cranberries Help - Howie Day Les Jours Tristes - Yann Tiersen You were the last high -  The Dandy Warhols A Quai - Yann Tiersen Rapture - Laura Veirs Comptine D'un Autre Été: L'après Midi - Yann Tiersen   Produced by: Jay!   Thanks for listening! Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Sun, 07 Mar 2010
SIZE: 31.3 MB
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(2010/03/07) Who, what and how we're fighting (GOP) (Enhanced)

Edition #339 Who, what and how we're fighting   Act 1: CPAC 2010 Rage within the machine - Daily Show Act 2: CPAC Conference - Rachel Maddow Act 3: CPAC - US has the best health care - Young Turks Act 4: Rage within the machine - Progressivism - Daily Show Act 5: American's don't know R's block everything - Young Turks Act 6: George Will totally consistent on filibuster = Counterspin Act 7: Filibuster is too neat and simple - Bill Maher Act 8: Let's go nuclear - Rachel Maddow Act 9: Teabaggers and teabaggees - Ring of Fire Act 10: Sarah Palin at Teabagger convention - Colbert Report   Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content: AmeriGasm CPAC - Daily Show   Music: Hello, My Treacherous Friends - OK GO Graceland - Paul Simon It's not impossible - Ben Sollee Don't vote - Cass McCombs Losers - The Cardigans There's something wrong - Brad Sucks One fine day - The Chiffons Failure by design - Brand New Be my angel - Mazzy Star   Produced by: Jay!   Thanks for listening! Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Wed, 03 Mar 2010
SIZE: 31.6 MB
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(2010/03/03) They're dickholes, but they're smart (Economics) (Enhanced)

  Edition #338 They're dickholes, but they're smart   Act 1: Rush Limbaugh wants you to get screwed - Young Turks Act 2: Area CEO doesn't have time for this crap - The Onion Act 3: Inherent racism in Tea Party movement - Countdown Act 4: Thomas Frank Part 1 - Moyers' Journal Act 5: New cereal for poor stays crunchy in water - The Onion Act 6: Thomas Frank Part 2 - Moyers' Journal Act 7: David Brooks says to raise taxes on middle class - Counterspin Act 8: Devastating quotes from top economists - Young Turks Act 9: Make it rain - Daily Show Act 10: Obama out to lunch on banker bonuses - The Progressive Act 11: B of A attacked through YouTube - Daily Show   Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content: Fire Departments Billing Homeowners to Put Out Fires! - Young Turks   Music: Smile like you mean it - The Killers Not enough time - Inxs Look at you - My Morning Jacket Hard luck story - Men at work Happy meal - The Cardigans Winter song - Sara Bareilles & Ingrid Michaelson Young folks - Peter Bjorn And John Where do I begin - The Chemical Brothers Radio - One Ring Zero Stop Me If You Think You've Heard This One Before - The Smiths   Produced by: Jay!   Thanks for listening! Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.  

DATE: Sat, 27 Feb 2010
SIZE: 32.7 MB
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(2010/02/27) Terrorism in the age of unreason (Foreign Policy) (Enhanced)

Edition #337 Terrorism in the age of unreason   Act 1: An inconvenient trial - Daily Show Act 2: GOP lies on terrorism - Rachel Maddow Act 3: KSM Trail Formidable Opponent - Colbert Report Act 4: Fox News making up BS on captured terrorists - Young Turks Act 5: Afghan thinks every American with fake beard is CIA - The Onion Act 6: Rank terrorism hypocrisy - Rachel Maddow Act 7: Wag of the finger on waterboarding - Colbert Report Act 8: Cheney's memo falls flat - Countdown Act 9: Right wing talking points debunked - Young Turks Act 10: The Word - Faux n tell - Colbert Report   Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content: Senator - I believe in racial and ethnic profiling - Young Turks   Music: Circus Music Hannah - Freelance Whales Grapevine Fires - Death Cab For Cutie Stuck in the middle with you - Stealers Wheel Your Mama Don't Dance - Loggins and Messina The district sleeps tonight - The Postal Service M79 - Vampire Weekend Rush And A Push And The Land Is Ours - The Smiths Little lies - Fleetwood Mac   Produced by: Jay!   Thanks for listening! Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Wed, 24 Feb 2010
SIZE: 32.5 MB
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(2010/02/24) Don't complain, you could buy an election too if you wanted (Supreme Court) (Enhanced)

Edition #336 Don't complain, you could buy an election too if you wanted   Act 1: Who owns our politicians - Young Turks Act 2: Corporate free speech - Colbert Report Act 3: Jeffery Toobin on purchasing courts Part 1 - Moyer's Journal Act 4: Dealing with the Supreme Court decision - New Yorker's Political Scene Act 5: Jeffery Toobin on purchasing courts Part 2 - Moyer's Journal Act 6: Obama getting his fight back - Rachel Maddow Act 7: Buying the bench - Moyers' Journal Act 8: Americans hate corporate money in elections - Young Turks Act 9: The Word - Prece-Don't - Colbert Report   Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content: The Supreme Court's Five Circus Midgets - Ring of Fire   Music: We could be friends - Freelance Whales Ne Me Quitte Pas - Regina Spektor Bigmouth strikes again - The Smiths If You Want to Sing Out, Sing Out - Cat Stevens Nothing better - The Postal Service Where's my mind - The Pixies Turn this boat around - Matt & Kim Messages - Xavier Rudd   Produced by: Jay!   Thanks for listening! Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Sat, 20 Feb 2010
SIZE: 31.5 MB
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(2010/02/20) They're here, they're discriminated against, they're used to it (Rights) (Enhanced)

Edition #335They're here, they're discriminated against, they're used to itAct 1: First DADT hearing tomorrow - Rachel MaddowAct 2: High court bans same-sex friendships - The OnionAct 3: DADT popular in polls - CounterspinAct 4: Dreaded Bliss in New Jersey - Daily ShowAct 5: They're here, they're discriminated against, they're used to it - The BugleAct 6: Fight to serve - Rachel MaddowAct 7: Be almost all that you can be - Colbert ReportAct 8: New law would ban loveless marriages - The OnionAct 9: Praise for Obama on DADT - The ProgressiveAct 10: Gays would get tattoos in the military - Wait wait, don't tell meAct 11: A few gay men and women - Daily ShowAct 12: Fight to serve 2 - Rachel MaddowBonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content:Hermaphrodites Can't Be Gay - Colbert ReportMusic:Move you - Anya MarinaThe King of Carrot Flowers, Pts. 2 & 3 - Neutral Milk HotelStarring - Freelance WhalesRedemption Song - Bob MarleyAm I wrong - Love Spit LoveWhat difference does it make - The SmithsWild Night - Van MorrisonI was married - Tegan and SaraCat faces - Ugly CasanovaDon't ask me why - Billy JoelOld man - Neil YoungProduced by:Jay!Thanks for listening!Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store!Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.comContact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.comVote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Wed, 17 Feb 2010
SIZE: 31.7 MB
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(2010/02/17) No bridges to burn (Healthcare) (Enhanced)

Edition #334 No bridges to burn   Act 1: The healthcare debate is making me sick - Brian Unger Act 2: Pass healthcare, DUH - Rachel Maddow Act 3: 6 facts on Obama and Dems being bipartisan - Young Turks Act 4: Reconciliation deemed risky - Counterspin Act 5: Secondhand smoke linked to secondhand coolness - The Onion Act 6: Haiti vs healthcare - Black Tie Martini Club Oddcast Act 7: Obama gets tough(er) with GOP - Young Turks Act 8: The Word, Political Suicide - Colbert Report Act 9: Real life death panels = Countdown Act 10: The apparent trap and Hawaiian healthcare - Daily Show Act 11: Obama has no bridges to burn - Young Turks   Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content: Has Obama Decided Not to Do Health Care Anymore? - Young Turks   Music: All the same - Sick Puppies Build me up Buttercup - The Foundations Don't worry baby - Beach Boys Never there - Cake Cigarette Smoke - Arctic Monkeys Lives in the balance - Jackson Browne Directions - Josh Rouse Play with fire - Rolling Stones Pura Carroceria - Los Del Rio King Kamehameha - The Waikiki Hula Boys   Produced by: Jay!   Thanks for listening! Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Sun, 14 Feb 2010
SIZE: 28.8 MB
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(2010/02/14) Soulless, Clueless, Feckless, Brazen (Media) (Enhanced)

Edition #333 Soulless, Clueless, Feckless, Brazen   Act 1: Limbaugh's Haiti comment - Countdown Act 2: Limbaugh the hyena - Ring of Fire Act 3: O'Reilly and the Haiti telethon - Countdown Act 4: Even better than the real thing - The Daily Show Act 5: Daughter Cheney can't debate - Rachel Maddow Act 6: The Word - Two-faced - Colbert Report Act 7: The Wash Post and the Fiscal Times - Counterspin Act 8: Gretchen Carlson dumbs down - Daily Show Act 9: Brian Williams on Jon Stewart - NPR Act 10: How awful it is when media is weak - Counterspin Act 11: Q and O - Fox News cuts the feed - Daily Show   Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content: Wag of the finger to Fox News - Colbert Report   Music: Like humans do - David Byrne Circle of life - Faca Kulu, Lebo M., The Lion King Ensemble & Tsidii Le Loka The man in me - Bob Dylan Fairytale - Sara Bareilles Duck and run - 3 Doors Down The asshole song - Jimmy Buffett Highly suspicious - My Morning Jacket Plum dumb - The Dead Milkmen Good people - Jack Johnson Live like you're dying - Lenka   Produced by: Jay!   Thanks for listening! Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Wed, 10 Feb 2010
SIZE: 30.1 MB
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(2010/02/10) The Futility of Leaning Right (Congress) (Enhanced)

Edition #332 The Futility of Leaning Right   Act 1: Obama crushes house GOP - Young Turks Act 2: Doris Kearns Goodwin on weak Dems - Daily Show Act 3: Change terrifies conservatives - Ring of Fire Act 4: Obama nails Rep and Cenk debunks lies - Young Turks Act 5: The word Siren Song - Colbert Report Act 6: Killing the filibuster - Rachel Maddow Act 7: Polls show GOP are nuts - Young Turks Act 8: Introducing the Dem Opossum - Daily Show   Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content: Political Shift in D.C. - How to succeed   Music: Walk on the wild side - Lou Reed Messages - Xavier Rudd Personal Jesus - Johnny Cash The right thing to do - Carly Simon Naive - The Kooks Once around the block - Badly Drawn Boy I can't - Ben Sollee   Produced by: Jay!   Thanks for listening! Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Sun, 07 Feb 2010
SIZE: 30.1 MB
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(2010/02/07) Some take on banks while others lie to protect them (Economics) (Enhanced)

Edition #331 Some take on banks while others lie to protect them   Act 1: Obama takes on bankers - Daily Show Act 2: Moyers on greed - Moyers' Journal Act 3: Economists being right isn't enough - Counterspin Act 4: Eliot Spitzer - Colbert Report Act 5: Hasty freeze on budget - Rachel Maddow Act 6: Obama needs to tell a bank regulation story - Political Scene Act 7: The gang of five - Slate Magazine Act 8: Austan Goolsbee on the budget drop - Daily Show Act 9: Leaked memo on lying to protect banks - Young Turks   Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content: The Word - Manifest Density Economics - Colbert Report   Music: Lost - Coldplay Look what you've done - JET Ain't that unusual - Goo Goo Dolls Candy everybody wants - 10,000 Maniacs Sleeping in - The Postal Service Story of a lonely guy - Blink 182 Cut it out - Anya Marina Rescue me - Fontella Bass   Produced by: Jay!   Thanks for listening! Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Wed, 03 Feb 2010
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(2010/02/03) Impending Mending or Coming Crash? (Economics) (Enhanced)

Edition #330 Impending Mending or Coming Crash   Act 1: Financial inquiry report - Daily Show Act 2: Another economic disaster coming - Young Turks Act 3: Banker are America's new thugs - Ring of Fire Act 4: Bernie Madoff M.D. - Slate Act 5: Matt Taibbi on Goldman Sachs - Colbert Report Act 6: Obama starts to revamp economic team - Young Turks Act 7: Regulation fundamentally works - Rachel Maddow Act 8: David Walker's plan for the economy - Daily Show Act 9: Obama finally standing up to banks - Young Turks   Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content: Obama's Bailout Fee: Is It Enough - Young Turks   Music: Working class hero - Exit Clov Jump jive and wail - Brian Setzer Orchestra Say hey - Michael Franti & Spearhead All will be well - The Gabe Dixon Band The Bubble Machine - Leslie Bricusse I stand corrected - Vampire Weekend This is twice now - Lydia I saved the world today - The Eurythmics   Produced by: Jay!   Thanks for listening! Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Sun, 31 Jan 2010
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(2010/01/31) Welcome President Brown (Special Election) (Enhanced)

Edition #329 Welcome President Brown   Act 1: Recruiting a party with spine - Wait Wait Don't Tell Me Act 2: Balance of the Senate - It's all politics Act 3: You have the majority, now act like it - The Young Turks Act 4: Caller says election was Thom's fault - Thom Hartmann Act 5: Dems must fight back - Colbert Report Act 6: Ed Rendell on doing something - Rachel Maddow Act 7: Brown election and the filibuster - On the Media Act 8: Give them a reason to vote for you - The Young Turks Act 9: Obama's ballsy speech - Le Show Act 10: What to do with less than 60 - Rachel Maddow   Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content: Brown win allows Jon Stewart to retire - Daily Show   Music: Runnin down a dream - Tom Petty And it spread - The Avett Brothers Wake Up Little Suzie - Everly Brothers Don't look back in anger - Oasis Happy - SIster Hazel Finding something to do - Hellogoodbye Piazza, New York Catcher - Belle & Sebastian Sunday Bloody Sunday - U2 Slight figure of speech - The Avett Brothers   Produced by: Jay!   Thanks for listening! Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Wed, 27 Jan 2010
SIZE: 37.6 MB
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(2010/01/27) Corporations is people! (Supreme Court) (Enhanced)

Edition #328Corporations is people!Act 1: Supreme court blows up politics - It's All PoliticsAct 2: Corporate personhood floodgates - Thom HartmannAct 3: The story of the case for corporate spending - On the MediaAct 4: Congress, brought to you by - Wait wait don't tell me!Act 5: Ever-living vampires - Thom HartmannAct 6: Constitutional amendment - The ProgressiveAct 7: Supreme court makes buying politicians legal - The Young TurksAct 8: Barney Frank on fighting SC decision - Rachel MaddowAct 9: Nader on corporate personhood - Thom HartmannAct 10: Special Comment on worst decision ever - CountdownBonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content:Supreme Corp - Daily ShowMusic:Gods Radar - The Dixie HummingbirdsWelcome to the machine - Pink FloydTuesdays gone - Lynyrd SkynyrdCrash - The PrimitivesTurtle (Bonobo Remix) - PiloteRecorded live in Copenhagen - Theo BardMaple Leaf Rag - Scott JoplinDrown - Smashing PumpkinsTaking over me - EvanescenceProduced by:Jay!Thanks for listening!Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store!Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.comContact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.comVote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Sat, 23 Jan 2010
SIZE: 33.6 MB
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(2010/01/23) Stealth Care is Mass Backwards (Healthcare) (Enhanced)

Edition #327 Stealth Care is Mass Backwards Act 1: Stelth care reform - Daily Show Act 2: Fixing the wrong healthcare problems - Ring of Fire Act 3: Robert Knutter and Matt Taibbi on health reform Part 1 - Moyers' Journal Act 4: Limbaugh on healthcare costs - Young Turks Act 5: Robert Knutter and Matt Taibbi on health reform Part 2 - Moyers' Journal Act 6: Michael Pollen interview - Daily Show Act 7: Alan Grayson on health reform - Ring of Fire Act 8: Health lobbyists rule the system - Young Turks Act 9: Mass Backwards - Daily Show Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content: Kathleen Sebelius - Colbert Report Music: This too shall pass - OKGO Mushaboom - Feist I'm Not over - Carolina Liar I go blind - Hootie And The Blowfish You can do it - No Doubt All U can eat - Ben Folds Sinnerman - Nina Simone Pale Blue Eyes - Lou Reed Produced by: Jay! Thanks for listening! Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Wed, 20 Jan 2010
SIZE: 26.7 MB
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(2010/01/20) Morning in America (Repost) (Enhanced)

Edition #242 Morning in America Act 1: 2004 DNC Keynote Speech (Clip 1) (Clip 2) Act 2: Announcing his candidacy Act 3: Remake this country (Link) Act 4: Signs of Hope & Change (Link) Act 5: Yes We Can – Will.i.am (Link) Act 6: ‘A more perfect Union’ speech on race in America (Link) Act 7: We are the ones we’ve been waiting for – Will.i.am (Link) Act 8: The American Promise (Link) Act 9: Obama in Berlin Act 10: 2008 DNC Acceptance speech (LInk) Act 11: We have a lot of work to do (LInk) Act 12: DC reactions to the victory (LInk) Act 13: Interview with Jesse Jackson – NPR (Link) Act 14: It’s a new day! – Will.i.am (Link) Produced by: Jay! Thanks for listening! Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Sat, 16 Jan 2010
SIZE: 31.9 MB
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(2010/01/16) Underpants Bomb Fallout, choose your own pun (Foreign Policy) (Enhanced)

Edition #326 Underpants Bomb Fallout, choose you're own pun Act 1: Yemen Sad Libs - Daily Show Act 2: Kill first harshly interrogate later - Countdown Act 3: Bush terror policies wrongly glorified - Rachel Maddow Act 4: Missteps in the early days reporting on Yemen - On the Media Act 5: Rove blames NCTC then backpedals - Young Turks Act 6: Idiot lies about Obama's response - Countdown Act 7: Outright lies politicizing terrorism - Rachel Maddow Act 8: Idiots with big balls - Daily Show Act 9: Rudy says something unspeakably ignorant - Le Show Act 10: Nonsense GOP response cause for despair - Rachel Maddow Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content: Ideal or no deal - Colbert Report Music: Back in the high life again - Steve Winwood Send in the clowns - The Simpsons Whatcha say - Jason Derulo Let go - Frou Frou Sorry, blame it on me - Akon American idiot - Green Day Ridiculous Thoughts - The Cranberries Big balls - AC/DC Diamond - Klint Produced by: Jay! Thanks for listening! Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Wed, 13 Jan 2010
SIZE: 30.3 MB
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(2010/01/13) Where religion and ignorance meet (Religion) (Enhanced)

Edition #325 Where religion and ignorance meet Act 1: Conservapedia working on conservative bible - Colbert Report Act 2: Hume on Woods and religion - Counterspin Act 3: Interview on conservative bible - Colbert Report Act 4: Exporting homophobia to Uganda - The Progressive Act 5: Uganda be kidding me Part 2 - Rachel Maddow Act 6: Christmas billboard stirs seasonally inappropriate emotions - The Onion Act 7: Kill the gays law hits major news in US - Thom Hartmann Act 8: Prayer effort seeks right-thinking from liberals - NPR Act 9: Killing people to make magic potions Part 1 - Young Turks Act 10: Christ returns to NBA - The Onion Act 11: Killing people to make magic potions Part 2 - Young Turks Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content: Uganda be kidding me Part 1 Music: Blacking Out The Friction - Death Cab For Cutie Redemption song - Bob Marley God - The Dodos Hate me - Blue October Directions - Josh Rouse Carol of the bells - United States Army Field Band and Soldiers' Chorus Gods gonna cut you down - Johnny Cash Like a prayer - Rufio You're wrong - NOFX Jammin - Bob Marley Produced by: Jay! Thanks for listening! Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Sat, 09 Jan 2010
SIZE: 29.6 MB
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(2010/01/09) When you want to cry, laugh (Enhanced)

Edition #324 When you want to cry, laugh Act 1: Flight Delay - Daily Show Act 2: Predicting economies Part 1 - This American Life Act 3: Smiley-face dollar to boost economy - The Onion Act 4: Predicting economies Part 2 - This American Life Act 5: Andrew Ross Sorkin on Too Big to Fail - Daily Show Act 6: Fed's Dead with Bernie Sanders Part 1 - Colbert Report Act 7: Norway returns to a pillage-based economy - The Onion Act 8: Fed's Dead with Bernie Sanders Part 2 - Colbert Report Act 9: NY Times exposes terrible big bank scam - Young Turks Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content: American Idle - Daily Show Music: Don't you - Simple Minds Once around the block - Badly Drawn Boy Crazy - Seal Making me nervous - Brad Sucks Island in the sun - Weezer Catch my disease - Ben Lee La Noyée - Yann Tiersen Good Ol' Fashion Nightmare - Matt and Kim Produced by: Jay! Thanks for listening! Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Wed, 06 Jan 2010
SIZE: 30.9 MB
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(2010/01/06) Obama moves Hopelessly forward in Afghanistan (Enhanced)

Edition #323 Obama moves Hopelessly forward in Afghanistan Act 1: Rushing a decision on Afghanistan - Counterspin Act 2: Obama mimics Bush on Afghanistan - The Progressive Act 3: Bunker-buster averts doomed marriage - The Onion Act 4: Report released on Afghanistan - Rachel Maddow Act 5: Dan Rather on Afghanistan - Daily Show Act 6: Jim Hightower discusses Obama's war Part 1 - Ring of Fire Act 7: Why aren't there bigger protests - The Progressive Act 8: Jim Hightower discusses Obama's war Part 2 - Ring of Fire Act 9: Moore and Feingold speak against escalation - Young Turks Act 10: Lara Logan on Afghanistan - Colbert Report Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content: Cenk debates war escalation - Countdown Music: Trouble me - 10,000 Maniacs Choke - The Cardigans Celebration Guns - Stars Million faces - Paolo Nutini Oh Lately It's So Quiet - OK GO Everybody's gone to war - Nerina Pallot Up against the wall - Peter Bjorn & John Meteor Show - Owl City Ain't no reason - Brett Dennen Produced by: Jay! Thanks for listening! Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Sun, 03 Jan 2010
SIZE: 32.8 MB
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(2010/01/03) Reason to celebrate? (Enhanced)

Edition #322 Reason to celebrate Act 1: Episode recap from The DC - Daily Show Act 2: Lincoln conservative on healthcare - Counterspin Act 3: GOP weakens health bill and then bash it - Young Turks Act 4: Is GOP serious about fixing healthcare - Slate Act 5: Open letter on free health clinics - Countdown Act 6: Obama defends health bill from the left - NPR Act 7: For he's a jowly good fellow - Colbert Report Act 8: Media misleads on opinions of health reform - Counterspin Act 9: Devastating healthcare quotes from Obama - Young Turks Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content: Idiot Democrats Think It's Good News Their Voters are Pissed at Them - The Young Turks Music: Hero - Enrique Iglesias I need to know - Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers Why pretend - Mandi Perkins Objection - Shakira Fake Empire - The National Serre-moi - Tryö Haunting me - Oona Garthwaite Everybody's fool - Evanescence Produced by: Jay! Thanks for listening! Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Wed, 30 Dec 2009
SIZE: 35.5 MB
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(2009/12/30) Take 30,000 troops and call me in the morning (Enhanced)

Edition #321 Take 30,000 troops and call me in the morning Act 1: Misleading polling on support for war - Counterspin Act 2: I dare you not to notice - Le Show Act 3: Special comment on war escalation - Countdown Act 4: Afghanistan handed over to robots - The Onion Act 5: Why escalation is not the answer - Thom Hartmann Act 6: Obama unclear on chain of command - Colbert Report Act 7: Cheney cries treason - Countdown Act 8: War presidents - Rachel Maddow Act 9: 30,000 - Daily Show Act 10: Feingold & BBC on the Afghanistan war - Young Turks Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content: 30,000 extended video - Daily Show Music: Love is a battlefield - Pat Benatar 99 Red Balloons - Nena Listen to your heart - Roxette Mr. Roboto - Styx War - Vince DiCola Heat of the moment - Asia Notorious - Duran Duran I'm gonna be (500 Miles) - The Proclaimers Break it down again - Tears for fears Produced by: Jay! Thanks for listening! Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Wed, 09 Dec 2009
SIZE: 32.5 MB
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(2009/12/09) Winter Holiday Extravaganza (Enhanced)

Edition #320 Winter Holiday Extravaganza Act 1: Atheist summer camp - The Young Turks Act 2: God To Postpone Apocalypse - The Onion Act 3: Adam and Eve Part 1 - This American Life Act 4: Robert Wright on the three major religions - Colbert Report Act 5: Adam and Eve Part 2 - This American Life Act 6: Richard Dawkins new book - Thom Hartmann Act 7: Bucket Of Rags This Year's Must-Have Christmas Item - The Onion Act 8: Schaeffer on hateful talk against Obama - Rachel Maddow Act 9: Offending people talking about religion - The Young Turks Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content: Kirk Cameron's Plot Against "Origin of Species" - The Young Turks Music: Hello Mother, Hello Father - Alan Sherman Nutcracker: Act 2: Chinese Tea - Denis de Coteau & San Francisco Ballet Orchestra Nutcracker: Act 2: Waltz of the Flowers - Denis de Coteau & San Francisco Ballet Orchestra Nutcracker: Act 1: Overture - Denis de Coteau & San Francisco Ballet Orchestra Nutcracker: Act 1: March - Denis de Coteau & San Francisco Ballet Orchestra Nutcracker: Act 2: The Merlitons - Denis de Coteau & San Francisco Ballet Orchestra Nutcracker: Act 2: Trepak - Denis de Coteau & San Francisco Ballet Orchestra Nutcracker: Act 2: Dance of the Sugarplum Fairy - Denis de Coteau & San Francisco Ballet Orchestra Produced by: Jay! Thanks for listening! Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Sat, 05 Dec 2009
SIZE: 32.0 MB
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(2009/12/05) 1st world party, 3rd world clean up (Enhanced)

Edition #319 1st world party, 3rd world clean up Act 1: Aziz Ansari on Copenhagen - It's getting ha in here Act 2: Gore urges Obama to take lead on climate - NPR Act 3: Al Gore - Daily Show Act 4: Gore the wonky bore - Counterspin Act 5: The Story of Cap and Trade - Annie Leonard Act 6: Naomi Klein on climate debt Part 1 - Ring of Fire Act 7: DOT to add walking lanes to highways - The Onion Act 8: Naomi Klein on climate debt Part 2 - Ring of Fire Act 9: News of the warm - Le Show Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content: Act Now - Green.tv Music: Hold my hand - Hootie and the blowfish Change your mind - Sister Hazel If we make it through December - Merle Haggard Cloud Nine - Ben Howard Comptine D'un Autre Été: L'après Midi - Yann Tiersen Classical Gas - Mason Williams Walk beside me - Darrell Scott & Tim O'Brien Got My Mind Set On You - George Harrison Produced by: Jay! Thanks for listening! Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Wed, 02 Dec 2009
SIZE: 31.2 MB
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(2009/12/02) Disaster Economics (Enhanced)

Edition #318 Disaster Economics Act 1: Obama caving in to Wall St again - The Young Turks Act 2: Why the win-win is being ignored Part 1 - This American Life Act 3: Water balloon attacks hurting bottom line - The Onion Act 4: Why the win-win is being ignored Part 2 - This American Life Act 5: Joining the tea-baggers - Thom Hartmann Act 6: John Perkins on the economic crash Part 1 - Ring of Fire Act 7: US-owned GM produces the Pelosi-Boehner - The Onion Act 8: John Perkins on the economic crash Part 2 - Ring of Fire Act 9: Government by organized money - Thom Hartmann Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content: Biden on the economic recovery - Daily Show Music: Nothing is good enough - Aimee Mann Sénégal Fast-Food - Amadou & Mariam The kids don't stand a chance - Vampire Weekend Remember Jonathan (Messenger Of The Sun album) - Cyrille Verdeaux Smokescreen - Flying Blind Under the milky way - Seven Nations You're the best - Joe Esposito All For Swinging You Around - The New Pornographers Produced by: Jay! Thanks for listening! Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Wed, 25 Nov 2009
SIZE: 32.7 MB
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(2009/11/25) Rights, gay and otherwise, all obvious (Enhanced)

Edition #317 Rights, gay and otherwise, all obvious Act 1: From here to neutrality - Daily Show Act 2: Feingold and Franken beat up Patriot Act - Young Turks Act 3: The end of prohibition - Slate Act 4: Don't ask, don't tell - Colbert Report Act 5: Texas bans marriage - Young Turks Act 6: Texas bans marriage - Wait wait don't tell me Act 7: Mormon trespassing - Colbert Report Act 8: Utah politician outrageous comments on gays - Young Turks Act 9: Gaywatch - Peter Vadala & William Phillips - Daily Show Act 10: Skeletons in the closet - Colbert Report Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content: Can't get queer from here - Daily Show Music: Here comes my baby - Cat Stevens Your ex-lover is dead - Stars Change is gonna come - Ben Sollee What went wrong - Blink 182 It's a mistake - Men at work Miss Misery - Elliott Smith Steal my kisses - Ben Harper Build me up buttercup - The Foundations Tuesday's gone - Lynyrd Skynyrd Produced by: Jay! Thanks for listening! Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Sat, 21 Nov 2009
SIZE: 31.3 MB
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(2009/11/21) Join the war on Fox News today (Enhanced)

Edition #316 Join the war on Fox News today Act 1: Glenn Beck tragically not a victim of anything - The Onion Act 2: Bush Sr. calls Maddow and Olberman Sick Puppies - The Young Turks Act 3: Dobbs steps down - Wait wait don't tell me Act 4: MSNBC in the crossfire - Rachel Maddow Act 5: Lou Dobbs goes Rogue - Daily Show Act 6: Murdoch fosters racist work environment - Countdown Act 7: Hannity apologizes to Jon - Daily Show Act 8: Cenk goes off on Morning Joe - The Young Turks Act 9: Untruth vs. Power - Daily Show Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content: Hannity misleadingly uses Glenn Beck's rally video Music: Out of my mind - James Blunt Gone daddy gone - Violent Femmes Ne Me Quitte Pas - Regina Spektor I'll meet you there - Owl City Habla Me - Gipsy Kings Working class hero - Exit Clov Overkill - Colin Hay Celebration guns - Stars Produced by: Jay! Thanks for listening! Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Wed, 18 Nov 2009
SIZE: 32.8 MB
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(2009/11/18) Big bill bothers bought off blowhards (Enhanced)

Edition #315 Big bill bothers bought off blowhards Act 1: Blow hards bloviate on healthcare - Counterspin Act 2: Bill big, bill bad - Daily Show Act 3: GOP Continues healthcare fear tactics - The Young Turks Act 4: Fire hot - The Onion Act 5: Grayson on fighting back Part 1 - Ring of Fire Act 6: Lieberman on wiggling - Wait wait don't tell me Act 7: Grayson on fighting back Part 2 - Ring of Fire Act 8: Absurd Republicans caught on tape - The Young Turks Act 9: Wisconsin city is the best place to die - NPR Act 10: Preggers can't be choosers - Daily Show Act 11: Restricting abortion rights in health reform - Rachel Maddow Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content: Judge Napolitano Lies about Health Care Reform - The Young Turks Music: Tax man - The Beatles Naive - The Kooks Fearless - VNV Nation World on Fire - Sarah McLachlan In a big country - Big Country Winter song - Sara Bareilles & Ingrid Michaelson Brain stew - Green Day So fast, so numb - R.E.M. I know I know I know - Tegan and Sara Different people - No doubt Produced by: Jay! Thanks for listening! Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Sat, 14 Nov 2009
SIZE: 33.6 MB
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(2009/11/14) Pride, greed, vanity and gluttony (Enhanced)

Edition #314 Pride, greed, vanity and gluttony Act 1: Really Goldman Sachs?! - SNL Act 2: Spitzer on the financial bailout - Rachel Maddow Act 3: MSNBC Ratigan bashes corporate communists - The Young Turks Act 4: The root of the problem is campaign finance - Thom Hartmann Act 5: Global economy faces danger from below - The Onion Act 6: Terror-industrial complex - Countdown Act 7: How Dems are protecting capitalism - The Young Turks Act 8: Organizing the tea parties - Thom Hartmann Act 9: Goldman Sachs doing God's work - Colbert Report Act 10: Child labor endorsing, pro-slavery freaks - Rachel Maddow Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content: The history of boom and bust cycles in US economics - ThomHartmann Music: Kick drum heart - The Avett Brothers Yankee Bayonet (I Will Be Home Then) - The Decemberists 99 Red Balloons - Nena Deep water - Pansy Division Ready For The Good Times - Shakira Goodbye stranger - Supertramp Good Ol' Fashion Nightmare - Matt and Kim Take five - Dave Brubeck Gold dust woman - Hole Produced by: Jay! Thanks for listening! Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Wed, 11 Nov 2009
SIZE: 33.0 MB
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(2009/11/11) Recruiting disciples through fear and coupons (Enhanced)

Edition #313 Recruiting disciples through fear and coupons Act 1: Catholic lifeboat - Colbert Report Act 2: Hell House - This American Life Act 3: God checks in to the Mayo Clinic - The Onion Act 4: The Republican Apocalypse Part 1 - Ring of Fire Act 5: Catholics recruiting new members - Daily Show Act 6: The Republican Apocalypse Part 2 - Ring of Fire Act 7: Catholic blow out sale - Le Show Act 8: Pat Robertson fighting against hate crime laws - The Young Turks Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content: Supreme court takes on religion - Colbert Report Music: God - The Dodos Friend of the devil - Counting Crows Like a prayer - Madonna Major Tom - Peter Schilling You know my name - The Beatles Natural Blues - Moby I'm free - Soup Dragons Produced by: Jay! Thanks for listening! Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Sat, 07 Nov 2009
SIZE: 34.0 MB
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(2009/11/07) Ancient sunlight vs fresh sunlight (Enhanced)

Edition #312 Ancient sunlight vs fresh sunlight Act 1: The true cost of fossil fuels - Thom Hartmann Act 2: Inhofe headed to Copenhagen - Ring of Fire Act 3: Colin Beavan is No Impact Man - Colbert Report Act 4: Rob Dunbar on ocean temps - Found Object Films Act 5: Giant greenhouse blamed for climate change - The Onion Act 6: Climate deniers - Ring of Fire Act 7: Oil industry employees rally - Rachel Maddow Act 8: News of the warm - Le Show Act 9: Shia Agassi on fresh sun power - Found Object Films Act 10: Steven Levitt on economics of geo-engineering - Daily Show Act 11: The arguement for switching to natural gas - Ring of Fire Act 12: News of the warm - Le Show Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content: Dems shooting themselves in the foot on carbon legislation Music: Catalog and Classify - Mark Robinson Knock yourself out - Jon Brion This is the day - The The Kyoko's House - Philip Glass Solsbury hill - Peter Gabriel One million miles - J Ralph M79 - Vampire Weekend What I'm looking for - Brendan Benson Close your eyes - Young Love Hey ya - Obadiah Parker Keepsake - State Radio Produced by: Jay! Thanks for listening! Check out the Best of the Left iPhone/iPod Touch App in the App Store! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Wed, 04 Nov 2009
SIZE: 31.9 MB
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(2009/11/04) Unexpected leadership, totally expected treachery (Enhanced)

Edition #311 Unexpected leadership, totally expected treachery Act 1: Nancy Peloci, you'll burn in hell for this - Wait Wait don't tell me Act 2: Rebranding health reform - Countdown Act 3: Franken kicks conservative ass - The Young Turks Act 4: Much to commend, much to condemn - The Progressive Act 5: Health care systems comparison - Rachel Maddow Act 6: Even Republican voters favor public option - Ring of Fire Act 7: The Word, You-Genics - Colbert Report Act 8: Discussing healthcare working through congress - Mother Jones Act 9: Stupid GOP don't have plan for health reform - The Young Turks Act 10: Healthcare fight within and without political parties - It's all politics Act 11: Lieberman to join filibuster against health reform - Rachel Maddow Act 12: Joe Lieberman is a true independent - Colbert Report iPhone/iPod Touch App Bonus Content: Public Option Limited - Daily Show Music: He got game - Public Enemy Close to me - The Get Up Kids The wrestler - Bruce Springsteen Who'll stop the rain - Creedence Clearwater Revival Harold T. Wilkins, Or How To Wait For A Very Long Time - Fanfarlo Classical gas - Vanessa Mae Oh my god - Ida Maria White Blank Page - Mumford & Sons Kelsey - Metro Station Don't let me down - The Stereophinics Look what you've done - JET Produced by: Jay! Thanks for listening! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Sat, 31 Oct 2009
SIZE: 30.7 MB
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(2009/10/31) The war on Fox (Enhanced)

Edition #310 The war on Fox Act 1: The GOP colicky babies - Ring of Fire Act 2: CNN leaves it there - Daily Show Act 3: Fox News is not like the others - Rachel Maddow Act 4: How Murdoch brought the Fox model to the US - Thom Hartmann Act 5: Bend it like Beck - Colbert Report Act 6: The war on FOX - Counterspin Act 7: Media and power - Thom Hartmann Act 8: Evidence of Fox collusion with GOP - The Young Turks Music: Camera one - Josh Joplin Group I've seen better days - Everclear The boy in the bubble - Paul Simon Nothing Compares 2 U - Sineade O'Connor Flagpole Sitta - Harvey Danger Wraith Pinned to the Mist and Other Games - Of Montreal Let go - Frou Frou Produced by: Jay! Thanks for listening! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Wed, 28 Oct 2009
SIZE: 29.9 MB
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(2009/10/28) Derailing unprecedented health reform would be unprecedented (Enhanced)

Edition #309 Derailing unprecedented health reform would be unprecedented Act 1: Kid is denied healthcare for being too skinny - The Young Turks Act 2: Max Baucus and Senate health reform - Bill Moyers Journal Act 3: Medicare Part E - Thom Hartmann Act 4: Healthcare, now what - This American Life Act 5: Dems stopping healthcare would be unprecedented - Rachel Maddow Act 6: The history of our healthcare system - This American Life Act 7: Insurance company calls sick people dogs - The Young Turks Act 8: Further reporting on anti-healthcare campaign - Rachel Maddow Music: Curl up and die - Relient K Who will buy - Oliver Soundtrack Fake Empire - The National Doctor my eyes - Jackson 5 I go to extremes - Billy Joel Remember Jonathan - Cyrille Verdeaux Stop crying your heart out - Oasis Produced by: Jay! Thanks for listening! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Sat, 24 Oct 2009
SIZE: 30.5 MB
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(2009/10/24) Still legally treated as second-class citizens (Enhanced)

Edition #308 Still legally treated as second-class citizens Act 1: California Marriage Protection Act PSA 1 Act 2: When the time is right - Rachel Maddow Act 3: Jim Fouratt on gay rights - Colbert Report Act 4: Obama speaks on DADT - Rachel Maddow Act 5: California Marriage Protection Act PSA 2 Act 6: Dan Savage on Obama on DADT - Countdown Act 7: The gay after tomorrow - Daily Show Act 8: The aftermath of the gay rights rally - Mother Jones Act 9: Queer and loathing in D.C. - Daily Show Act 10: Dan Choi: Don't Tell, Martha! - The Moth Podcast Music: I was married - Tegan and Sara Right now - Van Halen Leader - Burning Spear What have I done to deserve this - Pet Shop Boys Ain't no reason - Brett Dennen Don't ask me why - Billy Joel Sénégal Fast-Food - Amadou & Mariam Head Full of Doubt / Road Full of Promise - The Avett Brothers Let my love open the door - Pete Townsend Produced by: Jay! Thanks for listening! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Wed, 21 Oct 2009
SIZE: 29.8 MB
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(2009/10/21) Snowe in October and other healthcare nonsense (Enhanced)

Edition #307 Snowe in October and other healthcare nonsense Act 1: Will it Snowe or wont it? - Wait wait don't tell me! Act 2: Bogus report commissioned by the health lobby - Countdown Act 3: The majority leader of the senate - It's all politics Act 4: GOP claim healthcare costs will rise with reform - The Young Turks Act 5: Special healthcare comment Part 1 - Countdown Act 6: Fat baby and getting Snowe's vote - Daily Show Act 7: Misleading healthcare opinion research - Rachel Maddow Act 8: Special healthcare comment Part 2 - Countdown Music: Tell me tell me - Burning spear Sunday bloody Sunday - U2 Because the night - 10,000 maniacs The world is new - Save Farris Ill with want - The Avett Brothers I think we're alone now - Tiffany Soft serve - Soul Coughing Produced by: Jay! Thanks for listening! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Sat, 17 Oct 2009
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(2009/10/17) Democracy for sale (Enhanced)

Edition #306 Decomcracy for sale Act 1: Supreme Court on the verge of humanizing corporations - Colbert Report Act 2: Looking forward on changing our economics - Bill Maher Act 3: Jeffrey Toobin on the Supreme Court - Colbert Report Act 4: Obama is letting the banks off the hook - The Young Turks Act 5: Thousands of unemployed robots join the military - The Onion Act 6: Wall streeters weigh life after 'giant pool of money' - NPR Act 7: Krugman on Palin and economics - Rachel Maddow Act 8: Dow rallies after chimpanzee rings opening bell - The Onion Act 9: Big money vs. the people - The Young Turks Music: Different People - No Doubt Bleeding me - Metalica And it spread - The Avett Brothers Love you till the end - The Pogues Give it up - The Goodmen Nothing Is Good Enough - Amiee Mann American Pie - Don McLean Ring my bell - Anita Ward Produced by: Jay! Thanks for listening! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Wed, 14 Oct 2009
SIZE: 30.7 MB
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(2009/10/14) Corporate energy fighting for and against the climate (Enhanced)

Corporate energy fighting for and against the climate Edition #305 Act 1: James Hansen is arrested during MTR protest - Ring of Fire Act 2: Cloudy with a chance of heat balls - Daily Show Act 3: The fake cost of Obama's energy policy - Counterspin Act 4: News of the warm - Le Show Act 5: Exxon named the green company of the year - Ring of Fire Act 6: Shai Agassi on electric cars - Colbert Report Act 7: Interview with Joe Romm - Counterspin Act 8: Wood Nymphs working to reduce dependence on foreign dew drops - The Onion Act 9: More forged letters for pro-coal lobby - Ring of Fire Act 10: Is Inhofe stupid or just corrupt - The Young Turks Music: Why does the sun shine? - They might be giants Hey ya! - Outkast Tell me a lie - Griffin House Scenic world - Beirut Carefree - The Refreshments Why does the sun really shine? - They might be giants Fluffy little clouds - The Orb Con Cassidy's and Neil Gow's Highlands/Moil and Tiarna/McSweeney's Reel - Alton Hey Ya - Obadiah Parker Produced by: Jay! Thanks for listening! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Sat, 10 Oct 2009
SIZE: 32.2 MB
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(2009/10/10) Yeah, when it fits, we call you racist (Enhanced)

Edition #304 Yeah, when it fits, we call you racist Act 1: The conservative media's attack cycle - On the Media Act 2: Comparing corruption of ACORN to Blackwater - Rachel Maddow Act 3: The Word: Blackwashing - Colbert Report Act 4: Covering the right-wing crazies in the media - Counterspin Act 5: Pat Buchanan defends Hitler - The Young Turks Act 6: The 'Full Ginsburg' - Daily Show Act 7: Wingnut watch - Mother Jones Podcast Act 8: Discussing the recent Glenn Beck chatter - Ring of Fire Act 9: Target America - Daily Show Music: Love is a battlefield - Pat Benatar Chicago X 12 - Rogue Wave Paint it black - Vanessa Carlton Love you 'till the end - The Pogues Mad World - Tears for Fears Not crying - Flight of the Conchords Still crazy after all these years - Paul Simon Burnout - Green Day Produced by: Jay! Thanks for listening! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Wed, 07 Oct 2009
SIZE: 32.3 MB
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(2009/10/07) As the chips begin to fall (Enhanced)

Edition #303 As the chips begin to fall Act 1: Healthcare polling - Counterspin Act 2: GOP are a bunch of neanderthals - The Young Turks Act 3: Wendel Potter on healthcare - Rachel Maddow Act 4: Congress and lobbyists out of the closet - Colbert Report Act 5: The nonsense healthcare debate - Mother Jones Act 6: Public option in danger in committee - Rachel Maddow Act 7: The profit of illness - Bill Maher Act 8: Howard Dean on the importance of choice - Rachel Maddow Act 9: Democratic Super Majority! - Daily Show Music: Let Go - Frou Frou Smile like you mean it - The Killers Dreamtime = Uberzone Take your mama out - Scissor Sisters Bouncing around the room - Phish I just died in your arms tonight - SuperTrack Hospital beds - Cold War Kids All American girl - Train Produced by: Jay! Thanks for listening! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Sat, 03 Oct 2009
SIZE: 32.5 MB
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(2009/10/03) Moral Kombat (Enhanced)

Edition #302 Moral Kombat Act 1: Naked hot tub religious mentoring - Le Show Act 2: God smites area man for disturbing Him - The Onion Act 3: How many women get hit on by their pastors? - The Young Turks Act 4: Putting pressure on bad religious ideas - Bill Maher Act 5: Moral Kombat - Daily Show Act 6: Max Blumenthal on Republican Gomorrah Part 1 - Ring of Fire Act 7: Benign growth removed from the Pope - The Onion Act 8: Max Blumenthal on Republican Gomorrah Part 2 - Ring of Fire Act 9: Is Obama the anti-Christ? - Rachel Maddow Act 10: War on Easter: Peeps display - Colbert Report Act 11: Pastor of "Islam is the Devil" - The Young Turks Music: Meet me by the water - Rachael Yamagata Whenever God Shines his Light - Van Morrison Candy Girl - Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons Crazy Faith - Alison Krauss & Union Station Malchik Gay - t.A.T.u. Losing my religion - R.E.M Hallelujah - Jeff Buckley God gave rock & roll to you - Kiss God's Gonna Cut You Down - Johnny Cash God's radar - The Dixie Hummingbirds Produced by: Jay! Thanks for listening! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Wed, 30 Sep 2009
SIZE: 29.6 MB
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(2009/09/30) Compromise catastrophe soaked in corporate cash (Enhanced)

Edition #301 Compromise catastrophe soaked in corporate cash Act 1: Baucus stands alone - Wait wait don't tell me! Act 2: Does the GOP care more about property than people? - The Young Turks Act 3: The terrible result of the Baucus compromise - Counterspin Act 4: Bill Clinton on healthcare reform - Daily Show Act 5: Health insurance whistle-blower - Bill Maher Act 6: Rick Sanchez investigates corruption in healthcare debate - CNN Act 7: Candidate Obama on healthcare negotiations - The Young Turks Act 8: Better know a lobby: Healthcare for America NOW - Colbert Report Act 9: GOP fear leads to victim-blame - Ring of Fire Act 10: Sen. Conrad outlines how weak he is - The Young Turks Music: Anthem, Pt 1 - Blink-182 Passing storm - Ottmar Liebert Good - Better Than Ezra I gotta feeling - Black Eyed Peas If You Want to Sing Out, Sing Out - Cat Stevens Opportunities (Let's Make Lots of Money) - Pet Shop Boys Sitting, Waiting, Wishing - Jack Johnson Don't You Forget About Me - Simple Minds We're simple minds - Club 8 Produced by: Jay! Thanks for listening! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Sat, 26 Sep 2009
SIZE: 31.3 MB
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(2009/09/26) Looks back, layoffs, tax cuts and stock drops (Enhanced)

Edition #300 Looks back, layoffs, tax cuts and stock drops Act 1: Laying off the robots - Wait wait don't tell me! Act 2: The Lehman shock - Slate.com Act 3: Champagne drained from corporate pool - The Onion Act 4: Consensus On Fixing Financial System Erodes - NPR Act 5: Krugman on the 'return of depression economics - Colbert Report Act 6: Hannity misleads on unemployment numbers - Counterspin Act 7: Discussing Lehman Bros and the economic politics - New Yorker Act 8: 1-year anniversary of Lehman Bros collapse - Daily Show Act 9: Deficits as the bogeyman - Counterspin Act 10: Area coach calls star athlete 'too big to fail' - The Onion Act 11: Bush vs. Clinton Do tax cuts work? - The Young Turks Act 12: Good news / bad news America's recession - Daily Show Music: Also sprach Zarathustra (Thus Spoke Zoroaster), tone poem for orchestra, Op. 30 [Main Title] - Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Never recover - The Cardigans Kyoko's House ("stage blood is not enough") - Philip Glass Boulevard Of Broken Dreams - Green Day Bury my with my car - Ben Sollee Little Lies - Fleetwood Mac Save me - Aimee Mann Torn Blue Foam Couch - Grand archives Trouble me - 10,000 maniacs Wraith Pinned to the Mist and Other Games - Of Montreal Keepsake - State Radio Produced by: Jay! Thanks for listening! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Wed, 23 Sep 2009
SIZE: 31.1 MB
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(2009/09/23) Tom Ridge's 'I-didn't-really-mean-it' tour (Enhanced)

Edition #299 Tom Ridge's 'I-didn't-really-mean-it' tour Act 1: Torture reports show Dick Cheney was wrong - The Young Turks Act 2: UK mad at Cheney for preempting their police work - Rachel Maddow Act 3: Debate on prosecuting torture - The Young Turks Act 4: Changing up the terror alert system - Le Show Act 5: Tom Ridge would make same decision about Iraq - Rachel Maddow Act 6: John Dean on Tom Ridge's book and interview - Countdown Act 7: Tom Ridge's 'I-really-didn't-mean-it' tour - Le Show Act 8: Reflection on the Tom Ridge interview - Rachel Maddow Music: God? - The Dodos Stop Me If You Think You've Heard This One Before - The Smiths Hi - Psapp Warning sign - Coldplay Thank you - Dido I stand corrected - Vampire Weekend Take a chance - The Magic Numbers Produced by: Jay! Thanks for listening! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Sat, 19 Sep 2009
SIZE: 33.2 MB
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(2009/09/19) In the wake of Obama's healthcare speech (Enhanced)

Edition #298 In the wake of Obama's healthcare speech Act 1: Details still to be ironed out - Wait Wait Don't Tell Me! Act 2: Bernie Sanders on stopping the filibuster - Rachel Maddow Act 3: Pastor Incites gun-toting Obama protesters - The Young Turks Act 4: Checking some healthcare facts - Counterspin Act 5: Why there's no point in reading bills - On the Media Act 6: More fact-free arguments against healthcare - Rachel Maddow Act 7: Breaking down Obama's speech and the reaction to it - Ring of Fire Act 8: Healthcare lies believed shows poll - The Young Turks Act 9: Fixing healthcare by altering patient behavior - NPR Act 10: Having to explain how a healthcare system works - Counterspin Act 11: Talking about the lack of respect for the office of the President - It's all politics Music: Hands down - Dashboard Confessional Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger - Daft Punk Don't look back in anger - Oasis Am I wrong - Love Spit Love The District Sleeps Alone Tonight - The Postal Service The kids don't stand a chance - Vampire Weekend Shout - Tears for fears Make your own kind of music - Cass Elliot We can work it out - Heather Nova End it on this - No Doubt Produced by: Jay! Thanks for listening! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Wed, 16 Sep 2009
SIZE: 29.5 MB
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(2009/09/16) Cheney's tortured facts and logic (Enhanced)

Edition #297 Cheney's tortured facts and logic Act 1: Blackwater's corrupt crusade - Countdown Act 2: Cheney's interview prop with FOX - Le Show Act 3: Planet Cheney - Rachel Maddow Act 4: Reporting on the torture report - On the Media Act 5: Infotainment with a war criminal - Countdown Act 6: Taking apart the FOX Cheney interview Part 1 - The Young Turks Act 7: Is using a minotaur to gore detainees torture? - The Onion Act 8: Taking apart the FOX Cheney interview Part 2 - The Young Turks Music: Modern Crusaders - Enigma Six Underground - Sneaker Pimps Welcome To The Black Parade - My Chemical Romance Pink Moon - Nick Drake Billy - James Blunt Where do I begin? - The Chemical Brothers Crazy Maze - Desree Produced by: Jay! Thanks for listening! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Sat, 12 Sep 2009
SIZE: 33.7 MB
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(2009/09/12) Distasteful discord leaks onto the floor of the house (Enhanced)

Edition #296 Distasteful discord leaks onto the floor of the house Act 1: Sen. Coburn to weeping woman Ask you're neighbor - The Young Turks Act 2: Appease the wrong people - Countdown Act 3: Coverage of the healthcare debate - Counterspin Act 4: GOP confirms they're totally unwilling to be reasonable - Rachel Maddow Act 5: McCan't and McShouldn't - Slate.com Act 6: Conservatives don't use logic in making decisions - The Young Turks Act 7: Prepping for the healthcare speech - Le Show Act 8: "You're a liar" shouted in joint session of congress - NPR's It's All Politics Act 9: Barbara Boxer on Obama's healthcare speech - Rachel Maddow Music: Live like you're dying - Lenka Middle Man - Jack Johnson Mrs. Robinson - Me First and the Gimme Gimmes Golden Brown - The Stranglers Sleeping in - The Postal Service I second that emotion - Diana Ross and The Supremes The waiting - Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers One Million Miles - J. Ralph Produced by: Jay! Thanks for listening! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Wed, 09 Sep 2009
SIZE: 32.5 MB
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(2009/09/09) Playing games with the climate and cheating (Enhanced)

Edition #295 Playing games with the climate and cheating Act 1: Coal industry mail fraud - Rachel Maddow Act 2: 'Astroturf' campaign fights climate bill - NPR Act 3: A look at post-Katrina New Orleans - Le Show Act 4: Surviving the storm: Voices from Katrina - NPR Act 5: Bill McKibben from 350.org - Colbert Report Act 6: News of the warm - Le Show Act 7: Denver's secret - Slate.com Act 8: Jellyfish may help keep planet cool - NPR Act 9: Face-lift: New 'Faces of coal' campaign - Rachel Maddow Music: Buildings and mountains - The Republic Tigers Unforgiven - Apocalyptica Help - Howie Day I will survive - Cake Favorite game - The Cardigans Beds are burning - Midnight Oil Blowing' in the wind - Bob Dylan Into the ocean - Blue October Produced by: Jay! Thanks for listening! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Sun, 06 Sep 2009
SIZE: 31.2 MB
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(2009/09/05) The very long battle continues, now without our General (Enhanced)

Edition #294 The very long battle continues, now without our General Act 1: Betsy McCaughey pounded by Jon Stewart - Rachel Maddow Act 2: The history of pushing for universal healthcare - On the Media Act 3: The powerful vs. the powerless - The Young Turks Act 4: The Republican death machine - Slate.com Act 5: Jonathan Cohn on healthcare - Colbert Report Act 6: A detailed look at the possible death of the public option - Rachel Maddow Act 7: Kennedy's lasting devotion to heathcare reform - NPR Act 8: The profit of providing bad health insurance - Countdown Music: Mr. Maker - The Kooks See you on the other side - Ozzy Osbourn You could be happy - Snow Patrol Unknown song :-( A million ways - OK Go Any way you want it - Journey Close Your Eyes - Young Love Produced by: Jay! Thanks for listening! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Thu, 03 Sep 2009
SIZE: 30.6 MB
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(2009/09/02) For-profit journalism at some of it's worst (Enhanced)

Edition #293 For-profit journalism at some of it's worst Act 1: So you think you can douche - Daily Show Act 2: Fact-imparted miniverse on healthcare - Rachel Maddow Act 3: Poll bearers: cable news polls itself - Daily Show Act 4: Neal Boortz on human debris - The Young Turks Act 5: Fox News: The new liberals - Daily Show Act 6: Raising terror level to raise polling points - Rachel Maddow Act 7: CNN's just sayin' - Daily Show Act 8: Playing politics for terror - Countdown Music: Stand by me - Playing for change Across the universe - Rufus Wainright Crash - The Primitives Sorrow - Bad religion We like to party - The Venga Boys The World Has Turned And Left Me Here - Weezer What's the matter here? - 10,000 Maniacs Produced by: Jay! Thanks for listening! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Sat, 29 Aug 2009
SIZE: 32.5 MB
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(2009/08/29) The opponents of healthcare are scarier than death panels (Enhanced)

Edition #292 The opponents of healthcare are scarier than death panels Act 1: These guys are not on the level - The Young Turks Act 2: Sick for profit - Brave New Films Act 3: Bernie Sanders on single-payer healthcare Part 1 - Ring of Fire Act 4: Debate on healthcare goes unexplained - Counterspin Act 5: Bernie Sanders on single-payer healthcare Part 2 - Ring of Fire Act 6: Deep fear and anger over healthcare - The Young Turks Act 7: Heal or no heal, Montana townhall - Daily Show Act 8: Kill Grandma? Debunking health bill myths - NPR Act 9: Report from a remote access clinic in LA - Bill Maher Act 10: Fact-free, purely political healthcare debate - Rachel Maddow Music: Debate Exposes Doubt - Death Cab For Cutie Sing Theresa Says - Greg Laswell Call on me - Eric Prydz Break it down again - Tears for fears Can't Fight This Feeling - REO Speedwagon Girl afraid - The Smiths Wanted - The Cranberries Don't let it bring you down - Annie Lennox & Steven Lipson Good - Better Than Ezra Produced by: Jay! Thanks for listening! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Wed, 26 Aug 2009
SIZE: 30.7 MB
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(2009/08/26) Rock-ribbed, lily-livered conservatives (Enhanced)

Edition #291 Rock-ribbed, lily-livered conservatives Act 1: Appealing to right-wing fear - Ring of Fire Act 2: Class of '43 - Daily Show Act 3: Bob Inglis - What are they afraid of? - The Young Turks Act 4: Cheney testing the constitution - Rachel Maddow Act 5: Cheney's assault on the rule of law - Countdown Act 6: Examining the damage left by Cheney - Ring of Fire Act 7: Continuing the details on warrant-less wiretapping - Rachel Maddow Act 8: Doctoring the torture program - The Young Turks Music: Green eyes - Coldplay I Don't Mind If You Forget Me - Morrissey Star wars remix - Happy Hardcore President of what? - Death Cab For Cutie Under the bridge - Red Hot Chili Peppers Go ahead - Rilo Kiley Transit - Albert Hammond Jr. Produced by: Jay! Thanks for listening! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Sat, 22 Aug 2009
SIZE: 32.2 MB
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(2009/08/22) The danger is not theoretical (Enhanced)

Edition #290 The danger is not theoretical Act 1: Give me liberty and give me death - Wait Wait Don't Tell Me! Act 2: The ghost of the klan returns to stoke fear of change - The Young Turks Act 3: Glenn Beck's operation - Daily Show Act 4: Frank Schaeffer on healthcare - Thom Hartmann Act 5: Barny Frank being frank on healthcare - Politico Act 6: Aaron Carroll on single payer healthcare - Colbert Report Act 7: Threats of violence on the fringe is not theoretical - Rachel Maddow Act 8: Bringing a gun to Obama's townhall - The Young Turks Act 9: Special comment on healthcare violence - Countdown Music: Live and let die - Guns N' Roses A change is gonna come - Sam Cooke Let my love open the door - Pete Townsend 99 red balloons - Nena Put me down - The Cranberries Pony (It's OK) - Erin McCarley Hurt so good - The Yellow Snow Company Take a chance on me - Abba Produced by: Jay! Thanks for listening! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Wed, 19 Aug 2009
SIZE: 31.1 MB
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(2009/08/19) The cult of religiosity on C Street in Washington (Enhanced)

Edition #289 The cult of religiosity on C Street in Washington Act 1: Gay demon on the loose - Colbert Report Act 2: Rumsfeld uses religious quotes for war - Countdown Act 3: A look inside of "C Street" Part 1 - Rachel Maddow Act 4: Prematurely born-again Christian - The Onion Act 5: A look inside of "C Street" Part 2 - Rachel Maddow Act 6: Satellite Sheiks - On the Media Act 7: Abstinence-only ed. ruined by trip to zoo - The Onion Act 8: Jeff Sharlet on "The Family" - Daily Show Act 9: A look inside of "C Street" Part 3 - Rachel Maddow Music: Mind Excursion - The trade winds A few honest words - Ben Sollee Auto-tune the news #5 - YouTube User schmoyoho Unhappy birthday - The Smiths God's radar - The Dixie Hummingbirds Welcome To The Black Parade - My Chemical Romance You sexy thang - Hot Chocolate Wild world - Cat Stevens Produced by: Jay! Thanks for listening! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Sat, 15 Aug 2009
SIZE: 67.7 MB
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(2009/08/15) It's 7pm, do you know where your grandparents are? (Enhanced)

Edition #288 It's 7pm, do you know where you grandparents are? Act 1: Healthrasier - Daily Show Act 2: GOP on the wrong side of history - Bill Maher Act 3: Healthcare Pap Attack - Ring of Fire Act 4: Obama strikes back, is it enough? - The Young Turks Act 5: Master Rebators: The Crank Cycle - Daily Show Act 6: Manufactured riots - Rachel Maddow Act 7: Hostile groups at townhalls - NPR Act 8: Heathcare reform is the matrix - Colbert Report Act 9: Debunking the fears of healthcare - Countdown Act 10: Obama must pass a healthcare bill - Daily Show Act 11: Covering the confusion about healthcare - Counterspin Act 12: Violence, eugenics and heathcare - Rachel Maddow Music: Hospital Beds - Cold War Kids Live Like You're Dying - Lenka Oxford comma - Vampire Weekend Gone going - Black Eyed Peas Live forever - Oasis Lights out - Santigold I'm no superman - Laslo Bane Beloved - VNV Nation Californication - Red Hot Chili Peppers The Secret Agent Ending - Cello Octet Conjunto Ibérico & Elias Arizcuren The Importance of Being Idle - Kaiser Chiefs Produced by: Jay! Thanks for listening! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Wed, 12 Aug 2009
SIZE: 69.7 MB
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(2009/08/12) Cap'n Trade to the rescue! (If only!) (Enhanced)

Edition #287 Cap'n Trade to the rescue! (If only!) Act 1: News of the warm - Le Show Act 2: Scientists debate geoengieneering - NPR Act 3: Steven Chu - Daily Show Act 4: About climate change: Never mind - Slate.com Act 5: The Word: Ban de Soleil - Colbert Report Act 6: Tidwell interview about cap & trade bill Part 1 - The Young Turks Act 7: Meat shelf breaks free of Iowa - The Onion Act 8: Tidwell interview about cap & trade bill Part 2 - The Young Turks Act 9: Captain Trade! - Daily Show Music: July July - The Decemberists Sky - Sonique Stuck in the middle with you - Three Dog Night Better off alone - Alice Deejay The kids don't stand a chance - Vampire Weekend Dreaming of you - The Coral Just a ride - Jem Auto-tune the news #6 - YouTube user schmoyoho Produced by: Jay! Thanks for listening! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Sat, 08 Aug 2009
SIZE: 69.2 MB
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(2009/08/08) You know, Napoleon wasn't exactly French either (Enhanced)

Edition #286 You know, Napoleon wasn't exactly French either Act 1: Obama's Waterloo - Wait Wait Don't Tell Me! Act 2: Birthers, deathers and healthcare - Rachel Maddow Act 3: News and notes on healthcare - Counterspin Act 4: Birthers, deathers and healthcare - On the Media Act 5: Stories of healthcare recision - This American Life Act 6: Dems can't get their act together - Wait Wait Don't Tell Me! Act 7: Bill Kristol on healthcare - Daily Show Act 8: Special comment on healthcare - Countdown Music: Waterloo - Abba Can't help falling in love - UB40 Take a chance - The Magic Numbers Naked as we came - Iron & Wine Oh my God - Ida Maria Don't fear the reaper - Blue Oyster Cult If I ever feel better - Phoenix Produced by: Jay! Thanks for listening! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Wed, 05 Aug 2009
SIZE: 44.3 MB
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(2009/08/05) Illegal programs past and future (Enhanced)

Edition #285 Illegal programs past and future Act 1: Only in New York! - Daily Show Act 2: Discussing the Cheney-ordered CIA program - Ring of Fire Act 3: Peter Phillips on ignoring autopsy reports - FORA.tv Act 4: Discussing what to do with aquitted detainees - Le Show Act 5: Obama's constitution speech(s) - Rachel Maddow Act 6: Darius Rejali on authorizing torture - FORA.tv Act 7: Comparing Iranian images to US torture photos - Counterspin Act 8: The heartbreaking story in Iran continues - The Young Turks Act 9: Hard Corps - Daily Show Music: Ottoman - Vampire Weekend Opportunity - Pete Murray I will follow you into the dark - Death Cab For Cutie Change your mind - The Killers Two of us - Aimee Man, Micheal Penn I Know I Know I Know - Tegan and Sara These days - Nico Struggle - Ringside Produced by: Jay! Thanks for listening! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Sat, 01 Aug 2009
SIZE: 53.0 MB
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(2009/08/01) Some fundamentals going wrong (Enhanced)

Edition #284 Some fundamentals going wrong Act 1: Cheney Predactied - Daily Show Act 2: John Hodgman on Obama vs Bush Act 3: Obama continues secrecy around Cheney - Countdown Act 4: Secret CIA/Cheney program uncovered - Rachel Maddow Act 5: Off the record with Obama's administration - On the Media Act 6: Obama Pwns himself on signing statements - The Young Turks Act 7: Criticism for inactivity on liberal issues - Real Time with Bill Maher Act 8: Secrecy in government argued for - Counterspin Act 9: More critique of Obama and Dems for weakness - The Young Turks Music: Grapevine Fires - Death Cab For Cutie Up against the wall - Peter Bjorn & John The Quiet Things That No One Ever Knows - Brand New Believe - Cher West Coast - Coconut Records I go blind - Hootie And The Blowfish Change your mind - Sister Hazel Nap hangs up the phone - John Swihart Produced by: Jay! Thanks for listening! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Thu, 30 Jul 2009
SIZE: 28.4 MB
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(2009/07/29) Your money or your health - Sounds like a robbery (Enhanced)

Edition #283 Your money or your health - Sounds like a robbery Act 1: Quizzed on healthcare - Wait Wait Don't Tell Me! Act 2: Bernie Sanders on the Dems and healthcare - Countdown Act 3: Glenn Beck loses his mind over healthcare - The Young Turks Act 4: Kathleen Sebelius interview Part 1 - Daily Show Act 5: Message strategy meeting - HAARM.org Act 6: Kathleen Sebelius interview Part 2 - Daily Show Act 7: Obama strikes back, is it enough? - The Young Turks Act 8: Your money or your health - Slate.com Act 9: Bernie Sanders on healthcare reform - The Young Turks Music: Bushfire - Midnight Oil All will be well - The Gabe Dixon Band Call me - Blondie No easy way out - Robert Tepper Some girls are bigger than others - The Smiths Hands Down - Dashboard Confessional Finish Line - Fanfarlo Title And Registration - Death Cab For Cutie Produced by: Jay! Thanks for listening! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Sat, 25 Jul 2009
SIZE: 32.9 MB
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(2009/07/25) Too racist to judge, not racist enough to be a Republican (Enhanced)

Edition #282 Too racist to judge, not racist enough to be a Republican Act 1: Confirmation in 60 seconds - Slate.com Act 2: Reviewing the confirmation hearings - On the Media Act 3: Live coverage of hearings - Le Show Act 4: Graham and Buchanan on Sotomayor - The Young Turks Act 5: White men can't judge - Daily Show Act 6: GOP's most ironic argument against Sotomayor - Rachel Maddow Act 7: Did conservatives give more straightforward answers? - The Young Turks Act 8: Lot's o' splainin' to do! - Wait Wait Don't Tell Me! Act 9: Pat Buchanan can't hide his racism - The Young Turks Music: Auto-tune the news #4 - YouTube L.E.S. Artistes - Santigold The end is not near - Band of Horses San Antonio, TX - Frank Black & The Catholics Don't dream it's over - Sixpence None The Richer Young Hearts - Rod Stewart Baby please don't go - Van Morrison Secret heart - Feist Produced by: Jay! Thanks for listening! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Wed, 22 Jul 2009
SIZE: 31.9 MB
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(2009/07/22) Institutional bias and general stupidity (Enhanced)

Edition #281 Institutional bias and general stupidity Act 1: Fox & Friends' Lingerie Football romp - Daily Show Act 2: 50/50, the MSM mantra - The Young Turks Act 3: The Stephen Colbert study analyzed further - On the Media Act 4: "I" on news - Daily Show Act 5: The Iranian question Part 1 - The Young Turks Act 6: Bin Laden needs to attack America - Counterspin Act 7: The Iranian question Part 2 - The Young Turks Act 8: The ambush interview - On the Media Act 9: Bin Laden needs to attack America - Daily Show Music: M79 - Vampire Weekend Either way - Wilco Too much information - Duran Duran We like to party - Venga Boys Undone (The Sweater Song) - Weezer Kyoto's House - Philip Glass No questions asked = Fleetwood Mac Dancing in the dark - Bruce Springsteen Produced by: Jay! Thanks for listening! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Sat, 18 Jul 2009
SIZE: 32.8 MB
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(2009/07/18) Reaping the results of corruption and greed (Enhanced)

Edition #280 Reaping the results of corruption and greed Act 1: F#@ked or Fixed - Economic Crisis - Daily Show Act 2: Regulating AIG - Who fell asleep on the job? - NPR Act 3: Phantom Wealth - Thom Hartmann Act 4: Peter Shiff on the economy - Daily Show Act 5: Stuff the bankers, starve the kids - The Young Turks Act 6: Recession forces U.S. to dip into Guam - The Onion Act 7: Crazy Eddie's house sale - Slate Magazine - Slate Act 8: Justin Fox on the economy - Daily Show Act 9: Using psychology to save you from yourself - NPR Music: Perhaps, Perhaps, Perhaps - Cake Here it goes again - Ok Go Phantom of the opera - Me First and the Gimme Gimmes I stand corrected - Vampire Weekend Let go - Frou Frou We didn't start the fire - Billy Joel Crazy Maze - Desree Take a chance - The Magic Numbers Produced by: Jay! Thanks for listening! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Wed, 15 Jul 2009
SIZE: 29.3 MB
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(2009/07/15) Anger leads to hate, hate leads to suffering (Enhanced)

Edition #279 Anger leads to hate. Hate leads to suffering. Act 1: The rise of right-wing extremism - Ring of Fire Act 2: Fox News helped kill George Tiller - Countdown Act 3: Right-wing hate speech Part 1 - Rhandi Rhodes Act 4: Military propaganda in the media - Counterspin Act 5: Right-wing hate speech Part 2 - Rhandi Rhodes Act 6: Conservatives spurring violence Part 1 - The Young Turks Act 7: Michael Savage banned from UK - Ring of Fire Act 8: Conservatives spurring violence Part 2 - The Young Turks Music: My favorite game - The Cardigans Safety dance - Men Without Hats Once around the block - Badly Drawn Boy Happy - Sister Hazel Nothing Compares to You - Shinade O'Connor Good people - Jack Johnson This Is The Day - The The Produced by: Jay! Thanks for listening! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Sat, 11 Jul 2009
SIZE: 28.7 MB
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(2009/07/11) Exorcising an electrical impulse (Enhanced)

Edition #278 Exorcising an electrical impulse Act 1: Religious jihad on George Tiller - Countdown Act 2: Threatdown on Christianity - Colbert Report Act 3: Are spiritual encounters all in your head? - NPR Act 4: Faith in God subjected to harsh questioning - The Onion Act 5: Not a uniquely Christian nation - Ring of Fire Act 6: Biblical traditional marriage - Betty Bowers Act 7: God unveils new species to replace humans - The Onion Act 8: Undercover at Liberty University - NPR Act 9: Confessions of an alien hunter - Colbert Report Act 10: Exorcism of a gay demon - The Young Turks Music: Steal my kisses - Ben Harper Runaway train - Soul Asylum One million miles - J. Ralph Santus II - Libera Hallelujah - Jeff Buckley Full force gale - Van Morrison Another love song - Finniston I would walk 500 miles - The Proclaimers Solsbury Hill - Peter Gabriel Burning love - Elvis Presley Produced by: Jay! Thanks for listening! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Wed, 08 Jul 2009
SIZE: 23.8 MB
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(2009/07/08) The war of words over torture (Enhanced)

Edition #277 The war of words over torture Act 1: Jesse Ventura on The View - The Young Turks Act 2: Dick Cheney blaming 9/11 on Dick Clark - Daily Show Act 3: Jesse Ventura on torture with Hannity - The Young Turks Act 4: There are 355 terrorists in the US already - Slate.com Act 5: Dealing with the facts of torture - Rachel Maddow Act 6: New documents from the CIA on torture - The Young Turks Act 7: You don't ask what's legal, you ask what works - Countdown Music: Under the milky way tonight - Seven Nations Ready For The Good Times - Shakira The man in me - Bob Dylan Sowing the seeds of love - Tears for Fears Bend - Ben Sollee Monkey Island Theme Produced by: Jay! Thanks for listening! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Sat, 04 Jul 2009
SIZE: 29.7 MB
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(2009/07/04) Mighty struggle for reasonable health care (Enhanced)

Edition #276 Mighty struggle for reasonable health care Act 1: Obama pushing for the public option - The Young Turks Act 2: Discussion on why we need health care reform - Bill Maher Act 3: Polls show 3/4 of Americans want a public option - Countdown Act 4: Howard Dean on the public option for health care - The Young Turks Act 5: The trails of paying for health care in a recession - NPR Act 6: Heal or No Heal - Daily Show Act 7: New polls show overwhelming support for public health care - The Young Turks Music: L.E.S. Artistes - Santigold Fix you - Coldplay Blue - Eiffel 65 The Sidewinder Sleeps Tonight - R.E.M Planting seeds - Ten Story Relapse Headlock - Imogen Heap Produced by: Jay! Thanks for listening! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Wed, 01 Jul 2009
SIZE: 30.8 MB
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(2009/07/01) The Iranian "Election" (Enhanced)

Edition #275 The Iranian "Election" Act 1: Today in Iran: an election that can't possibly be right - Daily Show Act 2: Introduction to the dispute - Rachel Maddow Act 3: Journalism in Iran Act 4: Iran-like tyranny against the GOP - Daily Show Act 5: Obama fights off right-wing critics - Rachel Maddow Act 6: "Up to here" with Al Gore - Le Show Act 7: GOP civil war over the Iran elections - Rachel Maddow Act 8: Discussion on the Iran Election - Bill Maher Music: The world at large - Modest Mouse Girl afraid - The Smiths I Was a Kaleidoscope - Death Cab for Cutie The King of Carrot Flowers, Pt. 1 - Neutral Milk Hotel Help = Howie Day Stolen - Dashboard Confessional Civil War - Guns N' Roses Produced by: Jay! Thanks for listening! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Sun, 28 Jun 2009
SIZE: 26.6 MB
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(2009/06/28) Supreme Court debate starts nasty, gets worse (Enhanced)

Edition #274 Supreme Court debate starts nasty, gets worse Act 1: P.R. Move - Daily Show Act 2: The Politics industry of the Supreme Court - On the Media Act 3: Supreme Court Executioner to retire - The Onion Act 4: Conservatives unhinged - The Young Turks Act 5: Supreme Court Press - Colbert Report Act 6: Sotomayor shaped by her 'Nuyorican' roots - NPR Act 7: Some GOP fed up with childish attacks - Countdown Act 8: Discussing the nomination with Jeffery Toobin - Colbert Report Act 9: Originalism vs. ? - NPR Act 10: Three strikes on the Supreme Court Debate - Rachel Maddow Music: It's my life - No doubt I'm on fire - Bruce Springsteen Overkill - Colin Hay How - Cranberries Mexico - The Refreshments Suerte - Shakira You're wrong - NOFX Anthem, Pt.1 - Blink-182 Solid Ground - Dougie Maclean Produced by: Jay! Thanks for listening! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Wed, 24 Jun 2009
SIZE: 28.9 MB
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(2009/06/24) Some steps on the road to progress (kind of) (Enhanced)

Edition #273 Some steps on the road to progress (kind of) Act 1: Lou Dobbs on climate change - Countspin Act 2: News of the warm - Le Show Act 3: Interview with Glenn Hurowitz Part 1 - Ring of Fire Act 4: EPA Admin Lisa P Jackson interview - The Daily Show Act 5: Interview with Glenn Hurowitz Part 2 - Ring of Fire Act 6: Climate change legislation moving forward - Counterspin Act 7: Raising the CAFE standard - The Daily Show Act 8: News of the warm - Le Show Act 9: The ways that CO2 isn't harmful - Countdown Act 10: The toxcicity of coal ash - Ring of Fire Music: Ghosts - Fanfarlo Mother Nature's fault - Self Falling down - Oasis Little black backpack - Stroke 9 The letter - The Box Tops There is - Box Car Racer Concrete Box - Nada Surf Heat of the moment - Asia Mrs. Potter's Lullaby - Counting Crows Produced by: Jay! Thanks for listening! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Sat, 20 Jun 2009
SIZE: 29.7 MB
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(2009/06/20) In sickness and health and other rights denied (Enhanced)

Edition #272 In sickness and health and other rights denied Act 1: Gaywatch in Maine and Washington, DC - The Daily Show Act 2: All aren't happy with health insureance for all - NPR Act 3: Mother of hate-crime murder victim interview - Rachel Maddow Act 4: Elizabeth Edwards on healthcare - The Daily Show Act 5: The rights of the government to spy on us - On the Media Act 6: Bernie Sanders on healthcare reform in congress - Thom Hartman Act 7: Drug use and crime in the Netherlands - The Young Turks Act 8: Maintaining hope in Obama - Mike Malloy Act 9: Gay marriage bad for small business - The Daily Show Act 10: The healthcare at Gitmo - Countdown Music: Drug Ballad - Eminem Luna - Smashing Pumpkins Cemetry Gates - The Smiths Only ones who know - Arctic Monkeys Do You Want To Know A Secret - The Beatles I'm a pilot - Fanfarlo Think (Freedom) - Aretha Franklin Liquid Sun - DJ Keoki Another lesson in love - Danger Radio Produced by: Jay! Thanks for listening! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Wed, 17 Jun 2009
SIZE: 27.3 MB
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(2009/06/17) The sometimes blinding stupidity of the GOP (Enhanced)

Edition #271 The sometimes blinding stupidity of the GOP Act 1: GOP talking about secession again - The Young Turks Act 2: Meghan McCain on the GOP - Colbert Report Act 3: The "Democrat Socialist Party" - Countdown Act 4: Going back to the poisoned well Part 1 - Ring of Fire Act 5: GOP using fear again (of course) - Rachel Maddow Act 6: Going back to the poisoned well Part 2 - Ring of Fire Act 7: Stupidity in the GOP - Bill Maher Act 8: Gingrich explains the fear in the GOP - The Young Turks Act 9: GOP purging it's ranks - Countdown Music: How I feel around you - Violaine Go ahead - Rilo Kiley Solf serve - Soul Coughing Father and daughter - Paul Simon Sacris Solemnis - Libera From blown speakers - The New Pornographers American Music - Violent Femmes My little runaway - Del Shannon Produced by: Jay! Thanks for listening! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Sat, 13 Jun 2009
SIZE: 31.9 MB
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(2009/06/13) The torture debate continues and then ends (Enhanced)

Edition #270 The torture debate continues and then ends Act 1: Torture photos vs. Don't ask don't tell - The Daily Show Act 2: GOP going full blast fear - Rachel Maddow Act 3: Cheney's claims refuted by interrogator - Brave New Films Act 4: Cheney in the media on torture - Counterspin Act 5: Bob Graham interview on CIA briefings - The Colbert Report Act 6: Switching positions on torture - The Young Turks Act 7: Stupidly rationalizing torture - Countdown Act 8: Where to keep the terror suspects - The Daily Show Act 9: Timeline summery of torture memos and fallout - Rachel Maddow Act 10: Religious quotes on war memos - The Colbert Report Act 11: Mancow gets waterboarded - The Young Turks Act 12: The torture debate ends - Countdown Music: Breathe me - Sia Don't fear the reaper - Blue Oyster Cult Sweetest thing - U2 We're simple minds - Club 8 Little lies - Fleetwood Mac Change your mind - Sister Hazel Yankee Bayonet (I Will Be Home Then) - The Decemberists I would die for you - Garbage The Argument - This bike is a pipe bomb Praise you - Fatboy Slim Close to me - The Cure Produced by: Jay! Thanks for listening! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Wed, 10 Jun 2009
SIZE: 26.4 MB
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(2009/06/10) Denials debunked and truth spoken to power (Enhanced)

Edition #269 Denials debunked and truth spoken to power Act 1: PowerShift 09 Day 2 - PowerShift09.org Act 2: Obama from the climate change summit - This American Life Act 3: News of the warm Part 1 - Le Show Act 4: George Will denies climate change Part 1 - Counterspin Act 5: Van Jones speaking to congress Act 6: News of the warm Part 2 - Le Show Act 7: Richard Branson purchases north pole - The Onion Act 8: George Will denies climate change Part 2 - Counterspin Act 9: Joe Romm interview - On the Media Act 10: News of the warm Part 3 - Le Show Act 11: The grid may be smart but will it be green? - NPR Act 12: George will denies global warming Part 3 - Counterspin Music: Sunrise - Norah Jones Comptine D'un Autre Été: L'après Midi - Yann Tiersen Cold as Ice - Foreigner Honesty - Billy Joel Goodbye blue sky - Pink Floyd Untitled - Zoe Keating Recycled Air - The Postal Service Major Tom - A Ha Information Travels Faster - Death Cab for Cutie Tell me a lie - Griffin House Radio - One Ring Zero Produced by: Jay! Thanks for listening! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Sat, 06 Jun 2009
SIZE: 33.0 MB
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(2009/06/06) A showdown between pure evil and mostly not evil (Enhanced)

Edition #268 A showdown between pure evil and mostly not evil Act 1: Dueling ideologies: Obama v Cheney - The Daily Show Act 2: Going back on campaign promises - Le Show Act 3: Liz Cheney talks torture - The Young Turks Act 4: Cheney chooses Limbaugh over Powell - Rachel Maddow Act 5: Barack Knows Best - Le Show Act 6: Battle of the speeches - On the Media Act 7: Obama's speech and the essence of crime - The Young Turks Act 8: Special Comment on Cheney's Speech - Countdown Music: Duck and Run - 3 Doors Down Talk - Coldplay A lack of color - Death Cab for Cutie Hard to explain - The Strokes I'm looking through you - The Wallflowers Smile like you mean it - The Killers Produced by: Jay! Thanks for listening! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

DATE: Wed, 03 Jun 2009
SIZE: 26.6 MB
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(2009/06/03) Why and how banks are going down (Enhanced)

Edition #267 Why and how banks are going down Act 1: American's having sex at home - The Onion Act 2: Credit card holders bill of rights - Colbert Report Act 3: How to take down a bank Part 1 - This American Life Act 4: Limbaugh's racist take on Obama's economic plan - Counterspin Act 5: Closing auto dealerships by mail - The Daily Show Act 6: How to take down a bank Part 2 - This American Life Act 7: 1/4 cent "soda tax" Act 8: Productivity up and wages down equals crash - Thom Hartmann Act 9: We all just bought a car company - The Daily Show Music: I want you to want me - Cheap Trick Killing for love - José González I shall not be moved - Reverend Peytons Big Damn Band About today - The National Bottle it up - Sara Bareilles Le Banquet - Yann Tiersen God - The Dodos Teenage dirtbag - Wheatus Produced by: Jay! Thanks for listening! Visit us at www.BestOfTheLeft.com Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Vote for us and leave comments at www.PodcastAlley.com or Review the show on iTunes.

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