Citizen Radio

 

Episode #302 Netanyahu's weeklong standing ovation and the US government's love affair with Israel, a Maniac tells off Wells Faro, class war in America takes the form of denied FEMA trailers and frozen 401K plans, Fox News president Roger Ailes believes Al-Qaeda and/or teh gayz are trying to assassinate him, and the NYPD has a big ol' problem with rape.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_05-31-11.mp3
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Episode #301 Jamie is back from Indiana and he's brought hilarious stories with him, including threatening frat boys and running from drunk girls. Also, Citizen Radio reads a letter from a distressed fan about a bullying teacher, and Allison and Jamie make a BIG ANNOUNCEMENT! 

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_05-30-11.mp3
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Episode #300 Citizen Radio celebrates its 300th episode with best-of clips from interviews with Glenn Greenwald and Digby, plus a re-airing of one of CR's most popular moments: The Teddy Bear Chronicles. Also, Jamie talks about a sad story involving the person who inspired him when he was a youngin.

Thanks for the support, Maniacs! 

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_05-27-11.mp3
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Episode #299 Jamie offers advice for people interested in MMA, "blame the victim" sports journalists claim Serena Williams is asking to be stalked, GOP attacks Democrats from the left on Medicare, California releases tens of thousands of prisoners from overcrowded prisons, Tim Pawlenty's shocking anti-choice record, Jon Huntsman tries to run from his past, the Obama administration expresses support for repealing DOMA, and Scotty Walker is a'scurred of his constituents. 

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_05-26-11.mp3
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Episode #298 The GOP AKA the 'pro-life' party is denying federal aid for disaster victims and cutting food assistance programs. Meanwhile, "millionaire" appears to have become a dirty word because millionaire Rep. Paul Gosar (R) doesn't want his constituents to know he's one of the rich guys fighting rich people taxation, Gov. Christie backs down on his threat to take on the state Supreme Court, a proposal to ban abortions in Louisiana has won approval from a House health care committee, and David Brooks is still extremely awful.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_05-25-11.mp3
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Episode #297 Paul Ryan continues to lose support for his crazy Grandma-killing plan to privatize Medicare. Also, the Birthers begin to cannibalize, Focus on the Family admits they've lost the gay marriage debate, and Jamie explains his fear of National Geographic.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_05-24-11.mp3
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Episode #296 President Obama makes a completely innocuous statement about a return to the 1967 borders and the right-wing blogosphere explodes, President Gingrich is in ur TV, talkin 2 yer media personalities, the GOP is still very much crazy, God's rapture plans are thwarted by our awesomeness, Erik Prince's army of crazy mercenaries plots to take down Iran. 

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_05-23-11.mp3
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Episode #295 Comic Lee Camp (http://leecamp.net/) visits the show to talk about his role in some guerilla activism targeting the Koch brothers and why small acts of resistance can change the world. Author Lee Papa AKA Rude Pundit (http://rudepundit.blogspot.com/) chats about his new book, The Rude Pundit's Almanack, (http://www.orbooks.com/our-books/rude-pundit/), which tackles issues like what the Founding Fathers actually believed, the Tea Party, and possible GOP presidential nominees. Papa also discusses how he got started blogging and what it was like to shed his anonymous persona. 

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_05-20-11.mp3
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Episode #294 The media continues its rich tradition of ignoring budget protests (http://www.thenation.com/blog/160735/california-protesters-refuse-become-%E2%80%98wisconsin-west%E2%80%99), Master Criminologist, Ben Stein, explains why a maid is probably lying about the IMF's Strauss-Kahn raping her, and Jamie and Allison discuss the upcoming rapture. Also, one of you takes time out of your busy schedule to send a stupid email.

Special guest: Stoned Jesus

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_05-19-11.mp3
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Episode #293 In honor of Jamie's birthday, Citizen Radio ate too many vegan dumplings and decided to replay this interview with comic Joe Rogan. It's a good one. Enjoy! Also, Sweden is pissed at Allison and Jamie, and Allison learned this week that if you live in the same quarters as rich people, they will definitely try to rape or impregnate you.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_05-18-11.mp3
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Episode #292 Donald Trump isn't running for president - surprise! All about how the media has (yet again) been swindled by an unscrupulous grifter. A Maniac comes out to Citizen Radio, Jamie panics about life, a CNN anchor and NBA executive come out of the closet in the same week, and Blackwater's Erik Prince starts up a new lawless army in the Middle East. 

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_05-17-11.mp3
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Episode #291 IMF Chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn has been accused of rape, Allison and Jamie shell out some relationship advice for a Maniac, then dispel the immigrants-murder rate myth. The southern flooding continues, IDF kills protesters, and Deutsche bank retaliates against a foreclosure whistleblower by suing...her son. Also, a paintball course owner in California spent a quarter of a million dollars recreating the Osama bin Laden complex. USA! USA! USA!

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_05-16-11.mp3
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Episode #290 In New York, 20,000 protesters took to the streets to oppose Mayor Bloomberg's budget cuts and the unfair treatment of the poor while rich corporations enjoy tax breaks and bailouts. A former FCC Commish becomes a Comcast lobbyist, Florida accidentally outlaws sex, Arizona continues the class war, John Ensign is still a big ol' hypocrite, and Tony Kushner defends himself from the vicious and unfair attacks that almost cost him an honorary CUNY degree. 

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_05-13-11.mp3
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Episode #289 President Obama invited a rapper to the White House and the media pissed themselves, Catholic scholars have a beef with Paul Ryan and John Boehner's dystopian vision of America, "family friendly" Christian entertainment, Vegan black metal chef, an homage to Bob Marley, and the story of two imams who were asked to disembark a plane...on their way to a conference on Islamophobia.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_05-12-11.mp3
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Episode #288 Sixty-five protesters were arrested at a budget protest at California's state Capitol on the first day of the "State of Emergency" weeklong event. John Boehner has called for trillions in budget cuts, Jamie talks about Canada's Slut Walk and how women are never "asking for it." Also, a Hoodlum of the Day and some Listener Mail.

Allison continues to blog at The Nation. Share her articles on Facebook and Twitter! (http://www.thenation.com/blog/160542/65-arrested-kickoff-california-teachers%E2%80%99-protest)

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_05-11-112.mp3
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Episode #287 Sexism on Mother's Day, ridiculous marijuana laws, the disturbing story of good ol' Christians who starved and kept their children in cages, proto-fascism in Michigan, the FBI's warrantless tracking of activists, and how to think critically as a liberal (even when your guy won the presidential contest).

Special Guest: Mr. Newt Gingrich. 

Allison continues to blog at The Nation. Share her articles on Facebook and Twitter! (http://www.thenation.com/blog/160516/california-teachers-protest-cuts-gov-snyder-heckled-parade)

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_05-10-11.mp3
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Episode #286 President Obama targeted the radical cleric Anwar al-Awlaki for assassination. Citizen Radio explains why it's bad to assassinate (even really bad) people before trial. The GOP claims it wants to reduce the deficit out of concern for young people, yet budget cuts disproportionately affect young people.

Teachers and unions in NYC have planned a massive anti-budget cut protest in response to Mayor Bloomberg's plans to eliminate thousands of teaching jobs. Visit http://www.onmay12.org/ for more details.

An ultra-Orthodox Jewish newspaper photoshopped Hillary Clinton out of the now-iconic "Situation Room" bin Laden photo.

Sen. Schumer wants to implement "no-ride" train lists, and the Mississippi flooding is far, far worse than the media has reported.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_05-09-11.mp3
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Episode #285 HR3 passed the House which allows the IRS to audit abortions. Governor Scott Walker offers a ridiculous consolation prize to his state's abused public workers, the Obama administration plans corporate tax cuts in a year of record profits, and Vermont passes universal health care.

Jamie talks about Affirmative Action and white, privileged people's reaction to the Osama bin Laden assassination.

Special guest: Republican baby

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_05-06-11.mp3
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Episode #284 Former Bush Attorney General John Ashcroft is working for Blackwater. Other Bush-era officials making the media rounds this week in a meager attempt to convince the world Dubya was right include Condi Rice, who calls Bush's bullhorn moment at Ground Zero "probably the most important maybe in American history."

Violence continues in Syria AKA The Place We Don't Care About. Assad's goons have arrested hundreds of dissidents and an Al Jazeera journalist has disappeared.

Also, now you can dress your dog like an asshole, too, with exciting "Osama's dead" puppy t-shirts.

Bradley Manning's living conditions have vastly improved now that he's been transferred to Fort Leavenworth. You can write Bradley at the following address (send him words of support!)

Bradley Manning

89289JRCF830

Sabalu RoadFort

Leavenworth, KS 66027-2315

Allison continues to blog at The Nation. Share her articles on Facebook and Twitter! (http://www.thenation.com/blog/160388/give-penny-save-teacher)

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_05-05-11.mp3
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Episode #283 Osama's still dead and many liberals won't stop cheering. Jamie says farewell to his 9/11 song, 89 people are arrested protesting Paul Ryan's plan to kill the elderly, while thousands more protest state budget cuts. Also, Canada had an election and it didn't go super well.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_05-04-11.mp3
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Episode #282 Osama's dead, but will anything change when it comes to the US policy in the Middle East? And what was with that bloodthirsty response from even the "good liberals?" Also, an explanation of what's going on with Citizen Radio merch (spoiler: Jamie and Allison got epically screwed,) and torture still doesn't work.

Allison continues to blog at The Nation. Share her articles on Facebook and Twitter! (http://www.thenation.com/blog/160319/millions-march-labor-rights)

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_05-03-11.mp3
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Episode #281 May Day protests, the forgotten history of May Day in the United States, and international labor solidarity. Plus, the Supreme Court decision that robs customers of their rights to file class-action lawsuits, Democrats decide to engage in shady GOP-style fundraising, and Western contractors use a man with connections to insurgents to build a highway. Jamie recounts visiting his brother.

Special guest: apple-stealing Norm MacDonald

Allison continues to blog at The Nation. Share her articles on Facebook and Twitter! (http://www.thenation.com/blog/160304/more-100-us-may-day-protests-planned-international-activists-arrested)

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_05-02-11.mp3
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