#1006 How we got to here (Modern History of the Conservative Movement)

Air Date: 04-12-2016

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Today we take a look at the last several decades of the conservative movement and the Republican party, where they came from and how we got to where we are.

Show Notes

Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill

Ch. 2: Act 1: Let's adopt the GOP's national platform - @JimHightower - Air Date: 4-1-16

Ch. 3: Song 1: The Great Pretender - The Platters


Ch. 4: Act 2: No Legitamate Republican President Since Eisenhower... - @Thom_Hartmann - Air Date: 10-20-15

Ch. 5: Song 2: Cheat - The Clash


Ch. 6: Act 3: The Kochs & the Nazis: Book Reveals Billionaires' Father Built Key Oil Refinery for the Third Reich - @DemocracyNow - Air Date: 01-20-16

Ch. 7: Song 3: The John Birch Society - The Chad Mitchell Trio


Ch. 8: Act 4: How business made us a Christian Nation™ - Economic Update w/ @profwolff - Air Date: 3-22-15

Ch. 9: Song 4: Show Me What I'm Looking For - Carolina Liar


Ch. 10: Act 5: Jelani Cobb on the Democracy of Blame Part 1 - Primary Concerns (@prime_concerns) - Air Date 3-24-16

Ch. 11: Song 5: Little Lion Man - Mumford & Sons


Ch. 12: Act 6: Today's Republicans  Employing  Lee Atwater's Dog Whistle Racism - @Thom_Hartmann - Air Date: 02-24-16

Ch. 13: Song 6: Racism - Mighty Sparrow


Ch. 14: Act 7: Jelani Cobb on the Democracy of Blame Part 2 - Primary Concerns (@prime_concerns) - Air Date 3-24-16

Ch. 15: Song 7: Chickens Comin' Home to Roost - Toronzo Cannon


Ch. 16: Act 8: Nixon's War on Drugs: Aide Says Motives Were Racist & Anti-Leftist - Majority Report (@MajorityFM) - Air Date: 03-27-16


Voicemails

Ch. 21: Learning the history from Reagan forward - Alan from Connecticut

Ch. 22: This election is the result of the Reagan revolution - Eammon from La Habra, California

Ch. 22: What can apartment dwellers do about clean energy? - Stephanie from Seattle

Ch. 22: We shouldn't have gender-segregated bathrooms - Dan from Albany, NY

Ch. 22: The only way to stop a bad penis is with a good penis - Ryan from Pheonix

Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics


Ch. 23: Final comments on the viability of gender-neutral public restrooms

Ch. 23: Bonus Clip: We Should Not Have Gender-Segregated Bathrooms & Locker Rooms - David Pakman - Air Date: 3-27-15

Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone


Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

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  • commented 2016-09-29 04:42:07 -0400
    This should be re-issued every six months it is the best history of the movement I have heard. I recommend it to all people wishing to ramp up their learning curve on political issues.