Citizen Radio

Episode #1698: Reminder: Citizen Radio still needs your support! If you've been enjoying the show, consider becoming a member or upping your support today

Katey Healy-Wurzburg (@khealywu) joins the show to discuss listening/reading/viewing recs and the true meaning of Billy Joel's Miami 2017 (I've Seen the Lights Go Out on Broadway). Also, the role of Trump's personal lawyer blurs public and private lines and Kasowitz once boasted that he got Preet Bharara fired, Delta and Bank of America pull sponsorship from Shakespeare in the Park's Julius Caesar, CNN profiles all 49 people killed at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Maryland and D.C. sue Trump over his private businesses, and yet another court rules against Trump's revised Muslim ban

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_6-15-17.mp3
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Episode #1697: Reminder: Citizen Radio still needs your support! If you've been enjoying the show, consider becoming a member or upping your support today

Katey Healy-Wurzburg (@khealywu) joins the show to discuss Desi getting a bath and smelling like a blueberry. Senate GOP is confident they will get Obamacare repeal (call your Senator today!) even though they refuse to release a draft of the health care bill, Jeff Sessions testifies and calls Russia collusion claim "detestable lie," Mayflower is the Forrest Gump of D.C. hotels, Megyn Kelly and NBC criticized over "sickening" Alex Jones interview, Theresa May and Emmanuel Macron plan joint crackdown on online terror, and Trump's friend Christopher Ruddy says he's considering firing special counsel Robert Mueller

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_6-14-172.mp3
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Episode #1696: 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 wearing pants and what's making her happy at the moment. Also, Donald Jr. seems to confirm Comey's account of Trump's comments on the Flynn investigation, former New York U.S. attorney Preet Bharara says there's "absolutely evidence" to begin obstruction of justice case on Trump, "March Against Sharia" protests are really marches against Muslims, and CNN cancels Reza Aslan's show after he calls Trump a "piece of shit"

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_6-13-17.mp3
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Episode #1695: 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 Allison judging a roof top rap battle when she is completely unqualified to do so and to help answer a Patreon question about the state censoring free speech. Also, no—CNN did not delete an article defending Bill Maher's use of a racial slur, straight "allies" need to stop hijacking Pride, John Aravosis's strange pro-corporatization of Pride rant, Theresa May defeated in stunning UK election shortly after she called for human rights laws to be changed to fight terror, Trump cancels state visit to Britain, and Trump's lawyer's statement on Comey littered with typos—including misspelling "president"

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_6-12-17.mp3
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Episode #1694: 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 Kurt Eichenwald's no good, very bad day. Also, James Comey testifies and accuses White House of defamation and lies and, told Sessions not to leave him alone with Trump, and leaked memo to prompt independent investigation of Russia's possible collusion with the Trump campaign. Paul Ryan says Trump is unfamiliar with protocol and is "new to this," John McCain's bizarre questioning of Comey, Jeff Sessions suggests he could resign amid rising tension with Trump, Republicans are optimistic about Obamacare repeal passing in the Senate and gutting Dodd-Frank in the House, White House responds to Iran terror attack by victim-blaming Iranians, and Trump apparently forgot Qatar is the hub for U.S. military air operations across the Middle East

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_6-9-17.mp3
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Episode #1693: 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 (@kesihaz) joins the show to discuss masturbation education, Trump is the biggest peddler of fake news with his fake $110 billion arms deal to Saudi Arabia and fake enactment of traffic control privatization, some U.S. diplomats stage quiet revolt amid tensions with Trump, Trump doubles down on attacks on Sadiq Khan, CNN did not stage a protest after the London attack, mass shooting in Orlando receives considerable less coverage than London attack and bombing in Afghanistan that killed 150, Breitbart writer out after inflammatory tweets following London attack, police protected white supremacists during alt-right rally in Portland, man beats Somali woman after she protects Muslim woman, U.S. Congressman instructs "Christendom" to kill every "radicalized Islamic suspect," Flint official used racial slur and blamed water crisis on blacks who "don't pay their bills," and Texas lawmakers failed to address rising pregnancy-related death rate during their legislative session

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_6-8-17.mp3
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Episode #1692: 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 (@kesihaz) joins the show to help answer a Patreon question about adulting. Also, contractor Reality Winner charged with leaking classified NSA info on Russian hacking, the top-secret NSA report leaked to The Intercept details Russian hacking effort days before 2016 election, Trump won't stop Comey from testifying, four top law firms turned down requests to represent Trump, National Security team blindsided by Trump's NATO speech, and it's likely that Trump officials may not have even realized they were breaking the law in deals with Russia

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_6-7-17.mp3
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Episode #1691: 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 help answer Patreon questions about people who claim we should "respect the office" and if it's a good idea to argue with relatives about politics on Facebook. Also, no—Ivanka Trump is not America's most powerful Jewish woman, Ivanka's ridiculous LGBT tweet, the White House ordered federal agencies to ignore information requests from Democrats, Trump incorrectly labels Philippines robbery a terror attack, the fate of 16.8 million Medicaid enrollees rests on 20 Republican Senators, Jessica Chastain calls out Cannes films for dismal portrayal of women characters, Lebanon bans Wonder Woman screenings because of Gal Gadot's support of IDF, Trump wants world leaders to call him on his unsecured personal cell phone, Sean Hannity strikes back at critics by going after Rachel Maddow and also apparently doesn't understand what The Onion is, and the New York Times eliminates the Public Editor role

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_6-6-17.mp3
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Episode #1690: 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 help answer Patreon questions about Sense 8 and what the Democrats' narrative should be. Also, Bill Maher uses the N-word on Real Time, terrorist attacks in London and the disproportionate airtime devoted to terrorism stories, Trump exploits tragedy to renew calls for his dumb Muslim ban, states step in to fill the void after Trump dumps climate pact, French President Macron offers refuge to American climate scientists, and Michael Bloomberg promises to donate $15 million to the UN convoy on climate change to offset losses from U.S. withdrawal, EPA chief Scott Pruitt rebukes critics as "climate exaggerators," Mike Pence isn't sure why so many people think climate change is a "paramount issue," and buyouts are coming to the EPA in an attempt to reduce staff

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_6-5-17.mp3
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Episode #1689: Reminder: Citizen Radio still needs your support! If you've been enjoying the show, consider becoming a member or upping your support today

Katharine Heller (@spkheller) joins the show to discuss Tiny Sean Spicer. Also, Megyn Kelly lands Putin interview, all about covfefe (sorry, it must be addressed), Trump withdraws from Paris climate deal and Elon Musk says he'll stop advising Trump, James Comey will testify June 8, Nigel Farage is "person of interest" in FBI investigation into Trump and Russia, Trump exempts entire senior staff from White House ethics rules, Trumpcare allows any employer to seek a moral or religious exemption from birth control mandate, Texas is about to make abortions all but impossible to get—again, Portland murder suspect shouts "death to antifa!" in court, Kentucky newspaper's windows shattered amid rising anti-press climate, 15-year-old Darius Smith killed by border patrol officer, noose found in the African American history museum in D.C., pro-KKK flyers circulated in Texas city, men investigating Ivanka Trump brand in China arrested/missing, and Walmart is asking employees to deliver packages on their way home from work

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_6-2-17.mp3
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