Citizen Radio

Episode #1714: 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 discuss Saturday evening mistakes. Also, Trump's creepy comment to Brigitte Macron, Senate delays health care vote after McCain undergoes surgery, Kevin Drum's very bad column "Are People Disgusted By the Homeless?", Russian-American lobbyist says he was in Don Jr.'s meeting, Trump campaign paid $50,000 to Don Jr.'s lawyer days before bombshell New York Times report, White House shakes up legal team by hiring Ty Cobb (not the dead baseball player) as probe gathers steam, Pence hires fixer Chief of Staff as Trump falls apart, and insurers call the Senate health bill "simply unworkable"

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

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Episode #1713: 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 Laci Green and her dad knocking out some dude's teeth at a Kid Rock concert. Also, David Brooks met a poor and has some thoughts, Donald Trump Jr. maintains he didn't tell his father about meeting with Russia lawyer even though Trump teased "major" news on Clinton hours later, Sean Hannity asks Donald Jr. "every single question" about Russia meeting in 15 minutes, Republicans unveil "revised" Obamacare repeal bill that would slash Medicaid by more than $700 billion, Jared Kushner "forgot" to mention meeting "more than 100" foreign contacts, Mike Pence's Press Secretary won't say if his boss met with Russians, iceberg twice the size of Luxembourg breaks off Antarctic ice shelf, people are freaking out about this Guardian column proposing that having fewer children would be a way to fight climate change, and Kid Rock may not be running for Senate—but he would totally win if he was

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

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Episode #1712: 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 the MTA chief telling people to leave earlier to avoid delays, infrastructure, and the #SummerOfHell. Also, Manhattan D.A. gives turnstile jumpers a choice: enroll in a program or face prosecution, Trump walks back Russian cybersecurity pact 12 hours after proposing it, NYT fear-mongers nukes again by mistaking surveillance for sabotage, Senate GOP and White House plan final, urgent blitz to pass Trumpcare, how corporate media are enabling the opiate epidemic, sheriff in Ohio says he won't let his deputies carry overdose antidote, and ADAPT protesters arrested outside GOP senator's office in Ohio

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_7-13-17.mp3
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Episode #1711: 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 and why you shouldn't be paralyzed by fear after reading that New York Magazine article about climate change. Also, U.S. isolated on climate at G20, Donald Trump Jr.'s two different explanations for Russian meeting and all the various players emerging in the scandal, Don-Don hands over the smoking gun in the Russia-Trump collusion case, and Jared Kushner tried and failed to get a half-billion-dollar bailout from Qatar

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_7-12-17.mp3
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Episode #1710: 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 discuss how to dumb a (recently discovered) racist hook-up and the great brown vs. white rice debate. Also, Mitch McConnell signals doubts about Obamacare repeal vote, Democratic Speaker Anthony Rendon tanked single-payer vote in California, Republican lawmakers buy health insurance stocks as repeal effort moves forward, disability rights protesters from ADAPT arrested outside GOP Senator's office, ICE officers told to take action against all undocumented immigrants encountered while on duty, Gov. Cuomo's MTA funds for new subway cars redirected to other projects, Mark Penn's terrible op-ed encouraging Democrats to move "back to the center," Hobby Lobby was buying biblical artifacts plundered from Iraq, and Sarah Palin tweeted a Neo-Nazi slogan

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_7-11-17.mp3
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Episode #1709: 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 discuss Okja and summer vegan recipes. Also, director of the Office of Government ethics resigns, Linda Sarsour wasn't talking about violence when she spoke of "jihad," Trump asks if the West has the "will to survive" in Poland and offends Polish Jewish people when he skips Warsaw ghetto visit; G-20 news: huge protests, Trump throws a Twitter tantrum, Trump and Putin have cozy two-hour meeting and joke about the press being Trump's enemies, and Ivanka "fills in" for Trump at meeting; Trump might try to threaten AT&T-Time Warner deal over CNN's coverage of him, and U.S. flies B-1B bomber to threaten North Korea

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_7-10-17.mp3
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Episode #1708: 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 almost adopting a new cat and what job she'd like to do if she wasn't writing. Also, 44 states have refused to give certain voter information to Trump commission, women open up to the New York Times about Silicon Valley's sexual harassment problem, Bernie Sanders pushes single-payer healthcare, Trump tweets church choir's weird "Make America Great Again" song, White House council for women and girls goes dark under Trump, and the all-girls robotics team from Afghanistan was denied visas to compete in U.S. competition

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_7-7-17.mp3
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Episode #1707: 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 July 4, being a pale person at the beach, and the strange, sad case of Laci Green. Also, some on the right freak out when NPR tweeted out the entire Declaration of Independence, Chris Christie and his family soaked up sun on a New Jersey beach he closed to the public, NBC News called Sally Hemings, Thomas Jefferson's slave, his mistress; Greta Van Susteren is already out at MSNBC, Chicago won't allow high school students to graduate without a plan for the future, U.S. confirms North Korea fired intercontinental ballistic missile and Trump has yet to appoint an envoy to South Korea, and Auschwitz memorial criticizes GOP lawmaker for filming video in a gas chamber

Special guest: Meatball (@ohmeatball)

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_7-6-17.mp3
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Episode #1706: 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) and Andrew Kimler (@andykimy) join the show to discuss Simpsons trivia and to help answer a Patreon question about cultivating mentors. Also, Trump administration is planning unprecedented attack on voting rights, Kris Kobach says Kansas won't give Social Security info to his own voter commission, Mississippi to bogus "election integrity" commission: Jump in the Gulf of Mexico, new reports raise some big questions about Michael Flynn and Russian hackers, Iraqi refugees who aided U.S. not categorically exempt from Trump travel ban, science division of White House office no longer staffed, Angela Merkel votes against same-sex marriage law in Germany, and the Texas Supreme Court just gave a big middle finger to same-sex couples

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_7-5-17.mp3
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Episode #1705: 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) and Andrew Kimler (@andykimy) join the show to discuss Simpsons trivia and to help answer Patreon questions about dealing with failure without getting down on yourself and first-time tattoo tips. Also, three Chicago cops charged with conspiring to cover up shooting death of Laquan McDonald, Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough accuse Trump of using the National Enquirer to blackmail them, Trump tweets wrestling gif of him beating up CNN, new NRA video fuels American extremists and LaPierre says the "most dangerous voices in America" are academic elites, political elites, and media elites; Gunman kills doctor and himself and wounds six others in Bronx hospital shooting, 17 people shot in Little Rock nightclub, activists with disabilities are leading the charge against the disastrous Senate "health care" bill, and Republicans can't decide how much they'd like to gut from food stamps

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_7-3-17.mp3
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