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The conservative political faith of Governor Rick Snyder became more important to those in charge than any other consideration.

Ideology became more important than facts, evidence, or those affected.

People were sacrificed.

People died.

It hasn't stopped.

Direct download: Because_Political_Faith_Demanded_It.mp3
Category:Policy, Political News -- posted at: 8:00pm EDT

It is reminiscent of old comedy routines. Why do mainstream news outlets keep tripping into the same journalistic trap, set by conservatives?

Why do mainstream news outlets keep tripping into the same journalistic trap, set by conservatives?

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Direct download: Would_You_Believe.mp3
Category:Political News -- posted at: 9:58pm EDT

Nixon? Obama? A careless elite? A creepy birchism that never left?

The real answer is hidden in plain sight.

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Direct download: Trapped_in_the_Palace_of_Cows.mp3
Category:Political News -- posted at: 10:42pm EDT

In interpreting the law, Antonin Scalia followed a rigid version of Original Intent. That version presents a predictable legal temptation, a temptation that eventually swallowed the Supreme court Justice.

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Direct download: The_Scalia_Temptation.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:56am EDT

Marco Rubio's hopes will end, not for his terrible policy positions, but rather for his inspirational family story.

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Direct download: Marco_Rubio_and_the_Lost_Soul.mp3
Category:Political News -- posted at: 11:34pm EDT

The captured affluenza fugitive has a predecessor. She was a wealthy 72 year old criminal from a generation before.

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Direct download: Affluenza_-_The_Helmsley_Defense.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:54pm EDT

Martin Shkreli purchased a drug company for the purpose of gouging those vulnerable to deadly illness.

His arrest has generated a tsunami of Christmas cheer.

Let's add a spoonful of caution to our joy.

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Direct download: Pill_Gouging_and_Justice.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:33am EDT

We have tried substituting business self-interest in place of safety regulation.

We should learn from the result.

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Direct download: Letting_Ill_Enough_Alone.mp3
Category:Policy -- posted at: 10:11pm EDT

We react with degrees of fear and reason to tragic mass shootings.

Some of those reactions carry their own tragedy.

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Direct download: Tragic_Words.mp3
Category:History, News -- posted at: 12:14am EDT

The description accidentally made public, how the National Republican Party sees Republicans, is extraordinary.

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Direct download: How_Republicans_Define_Republicans_Now_Documented.mp3
Category:Political News -- posted at: 10:23pm EDT