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Weekly Podcast #56: Ugh Are We Really Talking About 2016?

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Joe, Nick, and Allison gather to discuss the most recent BLS jobs report and what it means for the economy. Spoiler alert: Ben Bernanke is not doing his job correctly. They also turn to a discussion of 2016, specifically what…

Weekly Podcast: Fiscal Cliff Vacation

That’s right, we’re not going to talk at all about fiscal cliff at all this week. Joe, Nick, Allison and Kathryn discuss Jim DeMint’s departure from the Senate and the role the Heritage Foundation might play in the new conservative…

Breakfast in America: December 10, 2012

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Bill O’Reilly says something statistically insignificant¬†about “right-to-work” states. Except this figure is driven entirely by North Dakota’s energy boom and the agricultural sector states. Fun fact…8 of the 12 lowest employed states are right-to-work states. I like Nick Kristof, which…

The Dumbest Thing I Heard This Week

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The Wall Street Journal is a loyal cog in the Rupert Murdoch conservative propaganda machine. Many mornings I find that their columnists have almost magically concocted responses to the prevailing facts of the day — facts that routinely undermine the…