(2016/04/12) How we got to here (Modern History of the Conservative Movement)
April 12, 2016•77 min
Edition #1006 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. Be part of the show! Leave a message at 202-999-3991 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 Thanks for listening! Visit us at BestOfTheLeft.com Check out the BotL iOS/Android App in the App Stores! Follow at Twitter.com/BestOfTheLeft Like at Facebook.com/BestOfTheLeft Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Review the show on iTunes and Stitcher!