Wrong About Everything (general)

In a falcon-filled episode, the gang covers a wide range of topics including white men playing cards, the devastating chemical attack in Syria that led to a US airstrike in the region, and more.

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The gang learns how to pronounce Nunes properly, discusses Michael Flynn's request for immunity and gets nervous about our internet browsing history.

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The gang pays respects to our new Russian overlords before discussing some FBI investigating, Nunes making things worse, the Minnesota House GOP budget targets, the GOP employing the pull out method on the American Health Care Act, and more.

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The gang pre-gamed before recording the podcast at an Irish pub in celebration of St. Paddy's Day, and the result was hilarity, singing, and a few minutes of shenanigans that didn't make the final cut before posting the episode... Enjoy! They chat about the border wall budget, wire tappin', reinsurance, and more!

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The gang gets together to chat about Obamacare being done-zo, Republicans hating their own plan, nazi haircuts, and more!

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Brian and Javier interview MinnPost's Briana Bierschbach and MPR's Brian Bakst LIVE at Tin Whiskers Brewing Co. on Fat Tuesday.

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Comedian Brandi Brown fills in for Carin as the gang analyzes a variety of issues, including Trump surviving his first joint address and the fact that he won over Van Jones. Plus, they talk Jeff Sessions lying under oath, Governor Dayton's surgery, Sunday Sales, Real ID, and more.

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The gang kicks off the hour discussing their upcoming live event on Feb. 28th, the Feast of Fools, at Tin Whiskers Brewery in St. Paul! Listen for more info! They also discuss Sunday Sales making it past the house, Dave Osmek and his dreems, attacks on Jewish Community Centers, and more!

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The gang hashes out Michael Flynn's resignation, Puzder being out, Sean Spicer providing plenty of entertainment, Mute-Ghazi on the MN House floor, the "Day Without Immigrants" protest, and more.

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Brian McDaniel is joined by Laura Sayles, Jason Flohrs, and Levi Weinhagen this week for a discussion on court action on Trump's travel ban, cabinet confirmations, and Vikings stadium drama.

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Thanks to Atom Robinson for recording an actual talent-filled cover of our "Ballad of Bowling Green." And thanks to Joe Bozic of Strike Theater for writing the lyrics!

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The Prairie Home Compadre is back! Plus, the gang talks Bowling Green, Trump gettin' into more Twitter fights, and more.

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The gang is embracing their newfound semi-viral fame after orchestrating a very earnest video in favor of Sunday Sales before tackling a variety of topics, including Governor Dayton's health, Trump's executive orders, and more.

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A a special post-inauguration episode, the gang is joined by Jeremy Estenson to discuss President Trump's first speech as the Commander in Chief, and share their initial reactions. They also chat about other various issues across the state and country.

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The gang is joined by Tane Danger as they discuss many aspects of healthcare and the affordable care act. They also chat about session in Minnesota, gubnatorial candidates in MN, and the glory of Trump's golden showers.

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The gang is joined by lawyer lobbyist Matthew Bergeron as they discuss the newly remodeled Minnesota State Capitol, the Minneapolis mayoral race, hate crimes, and more.

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Amy, Carin and Javier do a very WAE countdown. Brian is still flouncing.


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The gang celebrated Hanukkah and talked CD5 and the Minneapolis mayoral race. Then we moved into national politics, causing a Dayton-style flounce by one of the hosts.

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The gang is sporting santa hats and singing Christmas carols while also discussing our new Russian overlords, Mike Hot-Pence and his tiny short shorts, Trump news, and more.

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Carin is being attacked by Nazis through social media after cleaning a swastika off of an abandoned garage. Plus, the gang discusses Trump's administration picks, Minnesota politics, and more!

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The gang kicks off the show with a discussion on an article in The Daily Beast, "Cheating Men Get a Second Life in Politics, Cheating Women Get a Scarlet Letter," which gives Amy's side of The Ordeal. They also discuss civil war paintings in the Capitol, the governor's reactions, Javier's whore mouth, and swastikas in Minneapolis.

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This week, the gang caucused by party and talked turkey about whether the End Times are upon us or this was just a plain old regular election.

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The white women are back in-studio as the gang discusses Trump's transition team choices, what his presidency means for the country, and more. Plus, they discuss issues around Minnesota, including Ramsey County Attorney John Choi charging St. Anthony Police Officer Jeronimo Yanez with second-degree manslaughter in the shooting of Philando Castile and Nekima Levy Pounds for throwing her hat into the Minneapolis Mayoral race.

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Javier and Brian discuss the ramifications of the election of Donald J. Trump, and the communities reaction. Plus, Senator Scott Dibble and Senator Michelle Benson come in-studio to talk about the results of the MN elections.

P.S. Where's Carin and Amy???

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The gang previews the election.

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Amy and Brian are joined by Lisa Brezonik and John Rusciano to discuss their book, "Fire Yourself! Reignite Your Career and Live Your Life with Intention."

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The gang, joined by guest hosts MN Director for the AFP Jason Flohrs and DFL lawyer/lobbyist Matthew Bergeron, continue a very Wrong About Everything Halloween tradition by welcoming author and psychic medium Jodi Livon into the studio for readings and predictions. Plus, the gang talks about the latest scandal with Hillary and the FBI as well as other issues in politics around the country.

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The gang of course covers the final presidential debate, including #BadHombres and #NastyWoman. Brian continues his MNSure rant and we have a jizzbill update!

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The gang reflects on the second presidential debate before discussing #GropeGate, Bill Clinton's past, MN Governor Dayton declaring MNSure "no longer affordable," and more! 

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The gang is joined by the secretary of the University of Minnesota College Republicans and the painter of the "Build the Wall" mural on the Washington Bridge, Molly Kwakenat, as well as the Executive Director of Navigate MN, Emilia Gonzalez Avalos, to hear from both sides of the controversy following several protests sparked by the College Republican's mural. 

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The gang is joined in-studio by Republican otter Jeremy Estenson as they reflect on a week full of post-debate shenanigans, late night Trump tweets, Hillary's Trump trap, and more!

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From t2p2.net, the Wrong About Everything podcast contributors, including Javier Morillo-Alicea, Brian McDaniel, Carin Mrotz and Amy Koch were live at the Bryant Lake Bowl. Every week, a bi-partisan foursome of Minnesota’s savviest political watchers gathers to discuss the week in the news. Their podcast, Wrong About Everything is must-listen audio for Minnesota politicos; it’s basically the Serial of the Minnesota Legislature. 

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The gang talks about polls, polls, and more polls. In other news, the Minneapolis City Council is cray. Also, a rare bipartisan spank!

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The gang is joined by Republican otter to discuss bleep balls, baskets of deplorables, Hillary's pneumonia, Nolan West, and more!

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The gang is LIVE from the Minnesota State Fair and are joined by a presidential candidate, the ghost of Mike Franklin, Pam Costain, and more!

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The gang is LIVE from the Minnesota State Fair and are joined by a variety of guests including Walter Hudson, Lt. Governor Tina Smith, and more.

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Conrad Zbikowski joins the gang in-studio to redeem himself after sending a strongly worded e-mail to Fox 9 reporter, Tom Lyden, following Tom's reports on the Ilhan Omar controvertsy. They also discuss no special session (hey Gov, you feeling okay?), Trump's apologies, being mean to cats, and more!

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Jim Nash joins the gang in-studio for the second week in a row as they take another look at the dumpster fire that is the presidential election. What did Trump say this time? Plus, they discuss the Tuesday primary results from around Minnesota.

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Jim Nash and Lisa Bender join Carin and Amy in-studio to discuss The Trump Train making a stop in Minneapolis, possible negotiations with Iranian terrorists, minimum wage increases, Lisa's experience at the DNC, and upcoming primaries around Minnesota.

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The gang offers expert insight into the speeches, plagiarisms, passive aggressive non-endorsements, balloon poppings, and more of the RNC.

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The gang does a total take over (well, for a couple of hours, at least) of the radio airwaves on Twin Cities News Talk AM1130.

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Buffalo Mayor Brad Nauman joined Amy, Carin & Javier to discuss the local and national tragedies this week. The second half gets lighter when the gang covers the age-old question- is that the Star of David or are you just Sheriff? 

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#111. Brexit, Brump & Brillary

No, you haven't lost anything. We were so busy celebrating our 111th episode at the Party About Everything that we forgot to record one.  Oops, our bad! In 112 we are back discussing INTERNATIONAL issues, which required extra prep and learning all kinds of new words to put the letters B-R in front of. Also, HAPPY BIRTHDAY 'MERICA.

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 The gang is joined by Republican otter Jeremy Estenson to discuss the gun debate, the aftermath of the shooting in Orlando at a nightclub, Bernie's quest to never stop runnin', Weinerman living on, and more! Plus, Julia Donnelly is back!

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The gang discusses the tragedy of the Orlando shooting, the state of the presidential race, and more.

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Javier and Brian are joined by non-sausage Laura Sayles and the ghost of Mike Franklin to discuss stupid people helping Trump, MPD Union President Bob Kroll's recent comments on Black Lives Matter, Hillary's anti-Trump message that gained some ground, and more.

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Amy, Brian and Carin are joined this week by rookie legislator and pie enthusiast Peggy Flanagan. Together they explore the misogynistic tendencies that are still entrenched within the American political system, meanwhile Brain is still left wondering if anyone brought pie.

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The ladies of Wrong About everything take over as they dive deep into the Minnesota Legislative Session. They get live updates from various sources as the session draws to a close.

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Brian and Amy are back and depressed as every about their party's presumptive nominee.  In Minnesota news, we wonder why the hell we can't just buy a damn beer on Sunday.  Also, what are Minneapolis police officers thinking with that work slowdown?

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The gang is joined by Jr. Lightskinned Correspondent and PJ Media guy Walter Hudson as well as State Representative Nick Zerwas for a very interesting conversation on Trump's love of Hispanics, the crash and burn of Cruz, Kasich dropping out (wait, who?), Hillary offending Native Americans, bonding bills, and more. 

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State Representative Nick Zerwas comes in-studio to share a bathroom story with the gang and to discuss the presidential race, Carly Fiorina's new starring role in American Horror Story, unimpressive Target boycotts, violent hippies, and more. Pl

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Jeremy Estenson joined Carin, Amy and Javier to talked Passover and, of course, the passing of Minnesota's Purple deity, Prince.  In national news, we covered the New York primary, Trump's delegate strategy, and Cruz's creepiest statement ever. Oh and Javier gets another superdelegate rant in.

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The gang explores Bill DiBlasio's "C.P. time" joke bomb and what's funny when one person says it but offensive when another one does.  In other words, lots of bleeping bleeps happen. We also discussed Ted Cruz's penchant for banning dildos and is love for soup.  Chunky soup.  In Minnesota news it's KHAAAAAAN!

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The gang is joined by Mike Franklin and Senior Light Skinned Correspondent Sarah Walker to analyze every angle of the Jamar Clark case following the Hennepin County Attorney's Office announcement that they would not be charging the officers involved in a fatal shooting with Clark. They also take a look at the current climate of the presidential election, their buddy Wienerman, and more!

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Julia Donnelly occupies Carin's chair while she's back in the homeland, and Representative Peggy Flanagan comes in-studio to talk iron range employment benefits, the Appleton prison situation, and more. Plus, the gang discusses terror attacks in Brussels, Bernie fans struggling to accept Hillary as their nominee, and Minnesota taxes.

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The gang is joined by Republican Otter Jeremy Estenson to discuss the Wrong About Everything curse resulting in another catastrophe, the Republican's running their party into the ground, Obama's Supreme Court nominee, and their love of Weinerman.

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"Excuse me, I'm talking!" The Bern dominates the democratic National news and the gang discusses that in addition to tackling a variety of issues including Tom Bakk's rage, Rubio falling behind in the race for the GOP nomination, our favorite Superdelegate's manspread, and much more.

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Hot off the heels of Super Tuesday and another GOP Debate, the gang is joined by a freshly resurrected Mike Franklin to discuss a massive turnout at the caucuses, Clinton and Trump coming out on top, and more. They also tackle Mitt Romney weighing in on Trump, Caitlyn Jenner endorsing Ted Cruz, and AKlo and the GMOs.

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A WAE first! Two major candidates in one of the hottest congressional races in the country came on the show. The gang interviewed Angie Craig, DFL candidate for Congress in CD2 and Jason Lewis, Republican running in the same race.  In national news, we're all treated to several #NeverTrump rants by Brian. The rest of us watched and worried about his blood pressure.

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Amy and Javier were joined by Senior Light-Skinned Correspondent Sarah Walker and Republican Otter Jeremy Estenson to talk Justice Scalia's passing and the ensuing political explosion, presidential politics, and Minnesota Janitors Strike.

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Hot off the heels of the New Hampshire Primary Caucus, the gang speculates on the results and bids farewell to Chris Christie and Carly Fiorina. They also discuss Brian's love of Marco Roboto, whether Bernie is our future, and Javier explains SuperDelegates because he is the Superest of the SuperDelegates.

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The gang is back in-studio to ponder the results of the Iowa caucus and to discuss Kern vs. Emmer, Heb's desperate pleas for applause, Brian's love for Marco Rubio, and more.

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The gang breaks down the Iowa Caucus and Amy's recent trip Carin's Holy Land.

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The gang is joined by a freshly resurrected Mike Franklin and DFL lobbyist Matthew Bergeron to share their appreciation of Sarah Palin's speech patterns. Plus, they discuss the Flint water issue, the shenanigans of crazy presidential candidates, and more.

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The gang looks back on the GOP Debate and covers a medley of topics including our host's chaps of choice, Kim Davis' random appearance at the State of the Union, Oregon's militia receiving the wrong (or right?) kind of supplies, and more.

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The gang talks Oregon Militia craziness and the good that it has wrought: erotic fan fiction about the Bundy Boys. Are attacks on Marco Rubio's Florsheim shoes homophobic, sexist, or why pick one? Should lobbyists have to report handies, or only if they are worth more than five bucks?  Also, 2016 Minnesota political predictions!

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The Gang counts down the Top 11 Wrong About Everything News Stories of 2015 - not necessarily the most important things that happened this years, just the ones we had fun talking about.  What was number one? #TealGhazi #Bakkstabbed #JizzBill? You'll have to listen.

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Santa and Tom Cotton are coming to town and Amy Koch is reeeeeeeally excited. She joined the gang in-studio along with Republican otter Jeremey Estenson as they discussed Carly Fiorina's new found love of puppies and accusing Obama of eating their cousins, the new budget deal, Donald Trump's fitness level, and more!

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The gang is joined by conservative otter Jeremey Estenson and labor lobbyist Julia Donnelly to tackle several issues including El Donaldo's recent escapades and anti-Muslim comments, a racist ginger chick, and transit in Minnesota.

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The gang is joined by real life cop and state representative Danny Schoen to discuss the recent protests and unrest in Minneapolis following the fatal shooting of Jamar Clark. Plus, Mike has gone up to the big Tin Whiskers in the sky with Denise Doucheray.

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Carin, Brian and Javier were joined this week by former Senate Majority Leader Amy Koch and --other than telling each other our weird Thanksgiving rituals-- we pretty much didn't stray from Minneapolis.  Updates on #Justice4Jamar and the #4thPrecinctShutdown, oh and Brian fact-checks Carin's claim that he is a Trump supporter (he is).

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Tea party activist and newly Christened junior light-skinned correspondent Walter Hudson joins the gang in-studio to stir the pot on the conversation about the Jamar Clark shooting and subsequent protests at the 4th Precinct and I-94 highway. Plus, they discuss ISIS bombing Paris, Dan Kimmel's stupid tweets, and more.

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The gang is joined by Minnesota's most beloved Republican otter, Jeremy Estenson, as they tackle a variety of topics including the racial discrimination disaster happening over at the University of Missouri, the GOP Debate Clown Car, Yale student's free speech, and the Top 11 Minnesota Online News Sites.

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Former Senate Majority Leader Amy Koch fills in for Mike to join the gang in a discussion ranging from presidential politics to newly crowned Minnesota House member and pie lover Peggy Flanagan, and everything in between.

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BOO! The gang gathers their second annual spooky Halloween episode to share the finest expert political analysis from Javier, Brian, a psychic, and a magic eight ball. Their guest, Ruth Lordan, reveals her psychic thoughts on upcoming elections and candidates. The gang also tackles other topics, including the third GOP Debate and the new Speaker.

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The gang is joined by DFL lobbyist and senior light-skinned correspondent Sarah Walker to discuss Washington's new Prom King and Queen. They also talk about some major problems with violence and discipline in St. Paul schools, a major setback for the Working Families Agenda in Minneapolis, and more.

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Much to the acknowledgment of everyone, Brian and Mike return and they are joined by pandana wearin' anti-Carin, Julia Donnelly, to discuss the first Democratic Debate, the chaos at the DNC, the new sheriff in town in CD2, and some who is not Javier thinks everyone is a racist! 

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The gang is sad and morose after they lost a hilarious segment on National news, but they pull themselves together with the help of guest otter Jeremy Estenson and real republican Amy Koch to discuss gay Doritos, the Working Families Agenda, and apparently Jordan is a real city -- who knew?

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This week, with quasi-Republicans Brian and Mike out of town (together), Amy Koch and Jeremy Estenson joined Javier and Carin to talk about the tragic shooting in Oregon and the botched Planned Parenthood witch hunt in Congress. Also: Javier and the Pope’s on again-off again relationship. Minnesota barely kept us awake with REAL ID, the planned Black Lives Matter action at the marathon, and an update from the mancamps.

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The gang mourns the loss of Congress's most persistent Boehner (thanks, Mr. Pope) and discusses man camps, CD2's lack of candidates, and the demise of the Scott Walker presidential campaign. Plus, it turns out Jordan is a real city with an actual city council that Mike is apparently on. Who knew?

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#72. Clockblocked: The One About Moesha

With Mike Franklin away and thriving, Brian, Carin and Javier were joined by another white guy Republican named Mike, who we promptly renamed. Matt and the gang covered the Big Repubican Debate and whether Carly Fiorina just made sh*t up. Mark thinks Trump could take the whole thing, but the rest of the gang told Millie to just shut up.  In Minnesota news, we all, including Meagan, agreed the racist Columbia Heights school board member is a d-bag who should step down, and we had a #TealGhazi update on the very important issue of exchanging documents in a secluded park.  We tried to convince Moesha to jump into the CD2 race after Mary Pawlenty dropped out.

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The gang embraces #TealGhazi this week as they discuss the recent developments in the story of two Republican legislators caught "exchanging documents" in a parking lot of a local park. They also tackle the Iran deal, Hillary Clinton's apology, panda hatin' zoo keepers, and more.

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The gang is LIVE at the Great Minnesota Gettogether, and they're joined by a gaggle of guests that includes Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges, DFL party chair Ken Martin, GOP party chair Ketih Downey, and the elusive El Donaldo. They also discuss "exchanging documents," KY clerk Kim Davis, and more.

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The gang, joined by labor lobbyist Julia Donnelly, takes to the Great Minnesota Gettogether on the second day of the fair to eat cheese curds, search for wine slushies, and talk politics. Inbetween shouting at people passing by the KTLK booth they talk Trump vs. Jorge Ramos/Megyn Kelly/Jeb Bush, the "If Minnetonka Were A Country" statistics, the upcoming Black Lives Matter protest, and more.

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The gang is joined by Republican otter lobbyist Jeremy Estenson this week as they discuss Minnesota's heartbreak after Red Lake County was dubbed the least beautiful county in the country, the trade mission to Mexico, and remodeling the Capitol. In National news, they take another look at the antics of El Donaldo and his distaste for "anchor babies," Rand Paul heading to Haiti for pro-bono medical work, and more.

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DFL lawyer lobbyist Matthew Bergeron joins the gang as they analyze the murder of Cecil, the beloved lion. They also discuss actual news, including Heb's move to the center on climate change, fish-ghazi, and mourn the passing of one of wrestling's finest.

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The gang welcomes panda hatin' Carin Mrotz as the new permanent girl voice on the show. They were also joined by former Senate majority leader Amy Koch to discuss the Planned Parenthood video scandal and more. The gang follows up their discussion on abortion with a much less controversial subject: race. 


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Republican Jeremy Estenson and DFL Lawyer Emma Greenman pinch hit for Mike and Javier, respectively, who could not be reached for comment on the Iran deal.

They also break down Scott walkers entry into the race for president and Minnesota happenings including lobbyists suing legislators.  

And, Carin Mrotz debuts a new segment called "7 wrong questions" with future legislator Peggy Flanagan (DFL-WhoWantsPie). Enjoy!

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The gang, joined by panda hatin' social justice worker Carin Mrotz, renews its vows with America and goes way into the weeds of the MN legislative ethics complaints. We also talk Bernie vs. Hillary, the GOP clown car, and local, National, and International sex toy stories. 

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The gang is joined by panda hatin' social justice activist Carin Mrotz and Republican otter lobbyist Jeremey Estenson to discuss Javier's insane Pride weekend partying following the SCOTUS ruling making same-sex marriage a right nationwide. Plus, the talk Minneapolis' racist lake and Obamacare.

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The gang, joined by panda hatin' Carin Mrotz and former senate majority leader Amy Koch, hash out their thoughts on the Charleston church shooting, a potential senate coup, and Archbishop Neinstedt resigning.

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The gang, joined by labor lobbyist Julia Donnelly, dissects the special session and intramural DFL shenanigans. They're also joined by Senior Light-Skinned Correspondant Sarah Walker, who breaks down the Rachel Dolezal episode of "Orange is the New Black."

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The gang is joined by two liberal ladies, DFL lobbyist and advocate Sarah Walker as well as panda hater and social justice defender Carin Mrotz, to discuss the latest additions to the presidential clown car, auditor Otto, Brian's transformation into the furry lifestyle, and weird field trips.

Direct download: WAE_060615.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:32am CDT

Panda hater Carin Mrotz joins the gang this week as they discuss the big MN shutdown showdown, the growing field for the GOP presidential race, Venn diagrams, and the scandal surrounding Dennis Hastert. 

Direct download: WAE_053015.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:15am CDT

Broadcasting LIVE from Tin Whiskers Brewery, the gang is joined by Senators, Representatives, and other prominent figures in the Twin Cities as they present the "End of Session" awards. Plus, live performances by The Fiscal Notes!

Direct download: WAE_052115.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:49pm CDT

An ode to former representative Ryan Winkler, who announced his resignation on May 21st, 2015.

Direct download: FarewellWinkler_FiscalNotes.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:13pm CDT

The gang is once again joined by panda hater Carin Mrotz as they break down the end of the 2015 legislative session, including how the Republicans seem to be winning everything #CooCooCheeChee. The gang also tries to come up with an answer for Republicans when asked about Iraq. SPOLIER ALERT: we did better than Heb. Plus, MPR reporter Tom Scheck joins the gang live from just outside the house floor to give his analysis on how this session compares to past sessions. 

Direct download: WAE_051715.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:27pm CDT

The gang is ditched by Mike Franklin and his replacement, Jeremy Estenson, is just another white Republican guy. Plus, Lady Liberal and panda hater Carin Mrotz joins the conversation as everyone agrees to not mess with Texas, the fishing opener, or Tom Brady's balls. Plus, Ron Erhardt is a turkey hater.

Direct download: WAE_050915.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:30pm CDT

The gang, joined by Julia Donnelly, the gang takes on race and the crisis in Baltimore - with only one "Who Wants Pie?" moment! Plus, Brian does an impression of the new president of the Minneapolis Police Federation and we speculate on the GOP Liberty Caucus's impact on the Sunday Sales vote - which we still can't believe we lost.

Direct download: WAE_050115.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:28pm CDT

The gang breaks down the apparent tendency for Democrats to govern against the wishes of their base, while Republicans obsess about theirs. The gang also discusses a certain Senior Senator's kerfuffle with an otherwise non controversial bill. Also, spank and thank!


Direct download: part2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:54pm CDT