Friday, June 26

Ep 290 The Professional Left Podcast




Links for this episode:


Anthea Butler: The decision to forgive is rooted in faith. The desire to forget is rooted in racism. 

Ta-Nehisi Coates:  What This War Was Over.



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Friday, June 19

Ep 289 The Professional Left Podcast








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William F. Buckley interviews Jesse Jackson:  Is America Hospitable to the Negro?

The Guardian on corporations suing whole third world countries

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Friday, June 12

Ep 288 The Professional Left Podcast








Links for this episode:

  • New Yorker short-short story, "Love is Blind and Deaf." 
  • Charlie Pierce on John Thune's lying liar Obamacare tweet.
  • Driftglass runs the Chuck Todd interview in total.  
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Friday, June 5

Ep 287 The Professional Left Podcast








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Friday, May 29

Ep 286 The Professional Left Podcast






Links for this episode:

New Yorker review of David Brooks’ book IGNORES his political writings

AND David Brooks hedges his bets with a pro-Hillary column  

NY Times “Democratic Party becoming too liberal at their PERIL!”

Bruce Bartlett “Fox news makes Republicans Stupid”

Joe Scarborough - Elizabeth Warren must attack Amtrak unions to be taken seriously.

Ann Coulter goes full racist  
CBS reality show The Briefcase  See also here.


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Friday, May 22

Ep 285 The Professional Left Podcast





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This Week plays both sides!  on Iraq.... (Driftglass)

From Science Fiction University:  Tony Curtis tells the Yvonne DiCarlo joke.

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Friday, May 15

Ep 284 The Professional Left Podcast






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Everybody knows Morning Joe is a serial liar (Driftglass)

Luis Lang of Fort Mill SC and his gofundme page.

Reza Aslan on Scripture (The Daily Show)

PrideFest in Springfield IL





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Friday, May 8

Ep 383 The Professional Left Podcast








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Badass Teachers Association

John Oliver on Standardized Testing

Bernie Sanders and Al Franken work on Senior Citizen nutrition; Rand Paul snarks.

David Brooks: The Great Project Continues  [dg]





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Friday, May 1

Ep 282 The Professional Left Podcast








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Chuck Todd disses Bernie Sanders,  2010.  

the view from Morning Joe’s  Acela corridor train car.

Bible Bitch Jeremiah 22-23


Baltimore and the MacArthur Apartments - how to fix urban blight.

Wonkette links to National Review so I don’t have to.


Judith Miller on The Daily Show.  Ugh.


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Friday, April 24

Ep 281 The Professional Left Podcast



Links for this episode:

Ted Cruz says it's going to be Lord of the Flies for the next 20 months.


John McCain hates Rand and hates Cruz.

Seventeen Magazine and Millennial politics

Judith Miller is a liar, but you knew that.

Bible Bitch Psalm 49

David Brooks recycles his “That Young Man Would Make a Fine President” column

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