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BTL #300 - Politicon 2018 / The Stress Is Getting To Us - 10/22/18

BTL #300 - Politicon 2018 / The Stress Is Getting To Us - 10/22/18

This week on the podcast, we celebrate a major milestone and we do it AT POLITICON. That’s right, our 300th episode coincided with our favorite yearly gathering of shouting policy wonks and talking heads. Our thoughts on that, plus some polls and political shenanigans from the week in this very caffeinated special episode of BTL! Also Inside: our Cal Props Voter Guide.

Politicon 2017

Politicon 2017

When we promise you we’ll post something, you can count on us to post it…weeks later! That’s right, we’re putting up a supercut of the audio from our wild weekend at Politicon!  Check out some clips from the awesome panels and get our thoughts on Ann Coulter’s sanity, our unending love for the queen of 2017 Symone Sanders, and the bathroom habits of Trump supporters.  It’s all here, so enjoy!

BTL #255 - Politicon 2017: Too Many Thoughts - 7/31/17

BTL #255 - Politicon 2017: Too Many Thoughts - 7/31/17

We're flying rundown-free because we snuck this recording in after a packed weekend at Politicon, but we've got our reactions to the comic-con for wonks, plus of course the healthcare vote, Priebus exit, Scaramucci living up to his operatic name, Trump's VERY on-brand boy scouts speech, and more!

California General Election Prop Cheat Sheet (Nov. 2016)

California General Election Prop Cheat Sheet (Nov. 2016)

We've put together a handy cheat sheet for the California propositions on the ballot this November so you can earn that "I Voted" sticker!

BTL #217 - The Bad News Brain Trust [Special Guests: Chuck Ludwig/Julianne Simitz] - 10/17/16

BTL #217 - The Bad News Brain Trust [Special Guests: Chuck Ludwig/Julianne Simitz] - 10/17/16

This week the hosts of Bad News Live stopped by the studio to chat all things election with us and they were a delight!  Joins us as we talk Trump, butt heads in the friendliest of ways over Hillary Clinton, and wonk out together over where oh where this is possibly going to lead.  Oh, and you know we didn't forget about Chris Christie, right?  We'd never.

Jill Stein Rally/Interview [Segment from BTL #216]

Jill Stein Rally/Interview [Segment from BTL #216]

A standalone version of the Jill Stein interview and rally segment from last week's podcast.

BTL #216 - Interview: Jill Stein - 10/10/16

BTL #216 - Interview: Jill Stein - 10/10/16

On this week's BTL, we talked voting, third parties, Libertarians, Ralph Nader, and more with GREEN PARTY PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE JILL STEIN!  Check out our chat with her, some dispatches from her Pershing Square rally, and of course all the bafoonery around the second presidential debate, Donald Trump pussy-grabbing, Hillary Clinton wall street speeches, and everything else that happened in this absurdly packed week!

Two Things We Love Collided Yesterday

Two Things We Love Collided Yesterday

Yesterday, two of our obsessions,  gun control and real-life, non-silent, non-procedural filibusters collided as Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT, Newly Minted Hero) held the senate floor for 14+ hours to demand a vote on two of the most minor and widely supported gun control measures on the planet.