Citizen Radio

Episode #1687: Reminder: Citizen Radio still needs your support! If you've been enjoying the show, consider becoming a member or upping your support today

Erin Red (@erinred) joins the show to answer all your vegan questions: dealing with non-vegan family, best places for vegan clothing and makeup, comfort food, and cheese alternatives. Also, 100 middle schoolers refuse photo-op with Paul Ryan during D.C. trip, Portland MAX hero's last words: "Tell everyone on this train I love them," Trump finally weighs in on the stabbings calling them "unacceptable," Portland mayor asks federal government to revoke permit for white supremacist rally, Trump's Communications Director understandably resigns, Russians discussed potentially "derogatory" information about Trump and associates during campaign, Trump "obsesses" over Russia probe as Bannon fears he's the victim of "deep state" conspiracy, and Nina Turner says Congress is obsessed over Russia as Americans are being "left behind"

Allison's eBook is now available to all patrons! Read it, see behind the scenes footage from her short film, and get access to all her work for as little as $1/month! patreon.com/allisonkilkenny

Direct download: Citizen_Radio_5-31-17.mp3
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Episode #1686: Reminder: Citizen Radio still needs your support! If you've been enjoying the show, consider becoming a member or upping your support today

Faith Beauchemin (@bohemianfaith) and Erek Smith (@erek_smith) join the show to discuss Erek's obsession with Friends and dudes who tell women to smile. Also, appeals court slaps down Trump's Muslim ban yet again, Trump accuses "fake news" media of making up sources, villagers say Yemeni child was shot as he tried to flee Navy Seal raid, Pentagon says U.S. airstrike killed over 100 civilians in Mosul, former CIA Chief says intelligence warrants FBI's Trump-Russia investigation (meanwhile, Trump has lawyered up), Turkish president's security detail attacked protesters in D.C.—will there be consequences?, leaked docs reveal counterterrorism tactics used at Standing Rock to "defeat pipeline insurgencies," Trump is one step away from dumping Obamacare's copay-free birth control, and pro-Trumpcare Republicans own millions in health-care stock

Allison's eBook is now available to all patrons! Read it, see behind the scenes footage from her short film, and get access to all her work for as little as $1/month! patreon.com/allisonkilkenny

Direct download: Citizen_Radio_5-30-17.mp3
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Episode #1685: Reminder: Citizen Radio still needs your support! If you've been enjoying the show, consider becoming a member or upping your support today

Faith Beauchemin (@bohemianfaith) joins the show to discuss The Great Comet and help answer a question about vegan restaurant recs. Also, Russian ambassador told Moscow that Jared Kushner wanted secret communications channel with Kremlin, Trump pushes a Prime Minister aside at NATO meeting and calls Germans "very bad," Angela Merkel says Germany can no longer rely on Trump's America: "We Europeans must take our destiny into our own hands," Comey acted on Russian intelligence he knew was fake, Montana Republican Greg Gianforte wins special U.S. House race despite assault on reporter, Texas governor jokes about shooting reporters, three men stabbed (two killed) when they tried to stop a man hurling abuse as two women of Muslim appearance in Portland, women-only Wonder Woman screening is making some men cry tiny little man-baby tears, the Pope hates Trump, Trump tells "confidants" U.S. will leave Paris climate deal, and Allison and Faith give some viewing/reading recs

Allison's eBook is now available to all patrons! Read it, see behind the scenes footage from her short film, and get access to all her work for as little as $1/month! patreon.com/allisonkilkenny

Direct download: Citizen_Radio_5-29-17.mp3
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Episode #1684: Reminder: Citizen Radio still needs your support! If you've been enjoying the show, consider becoming a member or upping your support today

Melissa Gira Grant (@melissagira) joins the show to discuss Twin Peaks (no spoilers). Also, CBO reveals 23 million fewer Americans would have health coverage under Obamacare repeal, Montana GOP candidate Greg Gianforte charged with assault after "body-slamming" reporter Ben Jacobs, Trump team stands by budget's $2 trillion math error, cuts to AIDS treatment programs could cost a million lives, Jeff Sessions did not disclose meetings with Russian officials, Trump tells Duterte of two U.S. nuclear subs in Korean waters, Seth Rich conspiracy theory: Newt Gingrich and Sean Hannity promote conspiracy (even as Fox News quietly deletes the story from its website and Hannity loses sponsors), five startling things Betsy DeVos just told Congress, and Ben Carson thinks poverty is a "state of mind"

Allison's eBook is now available to all patrons! Read it, see behind the scenes footage from her short film, and get access to all her work for as little as $1/month! patreon.com/allisonkilkenny

Direct download: Citizen_Radio_5-26-17.mp3
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Episode #1683: Reminder: Citizen Radio still needs your support! If you've been enjoying the show, consider becoming a member or upping your support today

Keisha Zollar (@keishaz) triumphantly returns with tales from her recent medical scare. Also, Notre Dame grads walk out on Mike Pence's speech, Richard Collins III murdered by a white supremacist, FBI busts Neo-Nazi in Florida for making explosives—and finds radioactive materials, Texas rushes to pass transphobic "bathroom bill" and measure allowing bias in adoptions and foster care, Michael Flynn to deny Senate Intelligence subpoena and invoke his Fifth Amendment protection, Roger Stone and Paul Manafort have turned documents over to the Senate Intelligence Committee, Supreme Court ruling wipes out Republican-drawn House districts in North Carolina, and White House moves to block ethics inquiry into ex-lobbyists on payroll

Allison's eBook is now available to all patrons! Read it, see behind the scenes footage from her short film, and get access to all her work for as little as $1/month! patreon.com/allisonkilkenny

Direct download: Citizen_Radio_5-25-17.mp3
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Episode #1682: Reminder: Citizen Radio still needs your support! If you've been enjoying the show, consider becoming a member or upping your support today

Lydia Hensler (@lydiahensler) joins the show to discuss sharing the stage with Rosie O'Donnell at The Female Gaze. Also, Melania Trump really doesn't want to hold Donald Trump's hand, Allison requests people stop shitting on everything girls love22 dead in Manchester bombing, Trump asked intelligence chiefs to push back against FBI Russia probe after Comey revealed its existence, Trump administration proposes budget that guts food stamp and Medicaid programs and quietly kills Dodd-Frank, and Monica Lewinsky's epic burn of Roger Ailes.

Allison's eBook is now available to all patrons! Read it, see behind the scenes footage from her short film, and get access to all her work for as little as $1/month! patreon.com/allisonkilkenny

Direct download: Citizen_Radio_5-24-17.mp3
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Episode #1681: Reminder: Citizen Radio still needs your support! If you've been enjoying the show, consider becoming a member or upping your support today

Erek Smith (@erek_smith) joins the show to talk about SNL and improv. Also, Mike Pence creates PAC ahead of 2018 and 2020 elections, Planned Parenthood is now closing 10 centers across the Midwest and Southwest, Arctic stronghold of world's seeds flooded after permafrost melts, vigilantes in Germany and Bulgaria are beating up and "arresting" migrants and the government has done little to interfere, Trump's Muslim ban faces tough questions from appeals court, Trump's on the verge of exploding the health insurance market, Fox News fires Bob Beckel over alleged racist remark, and a Pew poll reveals that women are less optimistic in Trump era

Allison's eBook is now available to all patrons! Read it, see behind the scenes footage from her short film, and get access to all her work for as little as $1/month! patreon.com/allisonkilkenny

Direct download: Citizen_Radio_5-23-17.mp3
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Episode #1680: Reminder: Citizen Radio still needs your support! If you've been enjoying the show, consider becoming a member or upping your support today

Erek Smith (@erek_smith) joins the show to help answer a Patreon question about what to do if your boss eliminates benefits for employees. Also, avocado toast is not the reason you can't afford a house, Trump seals $110 billion arms deal with Saudi Arabia while lecturing Muslims about the need to eliminate extremism, Trump: "Believe me, there's no collusion" with Russia, Russian officials bragged they could use Michael Flynn to influence Trump, Comey agrees to testify in public as Trump-Russia probe heats up—instead of just trying to blend into the curtains, White House looking at ethics rules to weaken special investigation, Anderson Cooper to Jeffrey Lord: If Trump "took a dump on his desk, you would defend it," Trump asked Comey when the feds would say he wasn't under investigation, and Rod Rosenstein "stands by" the memo Trump used to justify firing Comey

Allison's eBook is now available to all patrons! Read it, see behind the scenes footage from her short film, and get access to all her work for as little as $1/month! patreon.com/allisonkilkenny

Direct download: Citizen_Radio_5-22-17.mp3
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Episode #1679: Reminder: Citizen Radio still needs your support! If you've been enjoying the show, consider becoming a member or upping your support today

Parker Molloy (@parkermolloy) joins the show to discuss some good news: we're not under martial law yet, Chelsea Manning is free, and Roger Ailes is dead. Also, Trump campaign had at least 18 undisclosed contacts with Russians, Trump's team knew Michael Flynn was under investigation but gave him the job anyway, Flynn stopped military plan Turkey opposed after being paid as its agent (and now Flynn is refusing to cooperate with Senate Intelligence Committee), Erdogan's "bodyguards" attack protesters in Washington D.C., former FBI Director Mueller to lead Trump-Russia probe, Putin offers transcript of Trump meeting with Lavrov (lololol) and it turns out Trump only met with Lavrov because Putin asked nicely, Jason Chaffetz says he's "ready" to subpoena James Comey memo, House majority leader to colleagues in 2016: "I think Putin pays" Trump, Sheriff David Clarke to join Trump administration—even though four people, including a baby, have died in his jail, inside the U.S. effort to keep laptop bomb intel secret, and a dude in Texas sued a woman for texting during a first date

Allison's eBook is now available to all patrons! Read it, see behind the scenes footage from her short film, and get access to all her work for as little as $1/month! patreon.com/allisonkilkenny

Direct download: Citizen_Radio_5-19-17.mp3
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Episode #1678: Reminder: Citizen Radio still needs your support! If you've been enjoying the show, consider becoming a member or upping your support today

Parker Molloy (@parkermolloy) joins the show to discuss terrible, terrible Twitter and how total strangers fat-shame Meatball. Also, dozens more Syrian civilians allegedly killed in U.S.-led strikes, racist Trump adviser is a finalist to become Labor Department's top diplomat, Sean Hannity wants White House to seize more control over media, Mika Brzezinski alleges that Kellyanne Conway complained extensively about Trump in private conversations before he was elected, Bret Stephens' very stupid "column" about safe spaces (and how free speech defenders don't seem to care about this story of a New Jersey politician targeting an activist in a letter to her employer—she later resigned), and Aenta CEO says it's time to debate single-payer health insurance

Allison's eBook is now available to all patrons! Read it, see behind the scenes footage from her short film, and get access to all her work for as little as $1/month! patreon.com/allisonkilkenny

Direct download: Citizen_Radio_5-18-17.mp3
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