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(2016/08/02) Unconventional Conventions (RNC and DNC)

August 2, 201678 min
Edition #1032 Today we take a look at the highlights and lowlights from both the Republican National Convention and the Democratic National Convention 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: Republican National Convention - @LastWeekTonight with @iamjohnoliver - Air Date 07-25-16 Ch. 3: Song 1: Donald Trump "I'm The Dictator" Music Video (The Apprentice 2004) Ch. 4: Act 2: Chaos on Convention Floor Protests, Boos and Chants of "Bernie" Mark Opening of DNC - @DemocracyNow - Air Date 07-26-16 Ch. 5: Song 2: Run On - Moby Ch. 6: Act 3: John Nichols The GOP is More United in Disdain for Hillary Clinton Than in Support for Donald Trump - @DemocracyNow - Air Date 07-20-16 Ch. 7: Song 3: Last of Our Kind - The Darkness Ch. 8: Act 4: DNC Speakers ROAST Donald Trump - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 07-29-16 Ch. 9: Song 4: Don't Believe a Word - Ivy Ch. 10: Act 5: In a Speech Filled with Fear & Xenophobia Donald Trump Accepts Nomination - @DemocracyNow - Air Date 07-22-16 Ch. 11: Song 5: Postcards from Richard Nixon - Elton John Ch. 12: Act 6: Hillary Clinton Accepts Historic Nomination, Says Election is a "Moment of Reckoning" - @DemocracyNow - Air Date: 07-29-16 Ch. 13: Song 6: Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger - Daft Punk Ch. 14: Act 7: Democratic National Convention - @LastWeekTonight with @iamjohnoliver - Air Date 08-01-16 Ch. 15: Song 7: Promontory - Circa Paleo Ch. 16: Act 8: President Obama Implores Nation to Vote for Hillary Clinton "Carry Her the Same Way You Carried Me" - @DemocracyNow - Air Date 07-28-16 Ch. 17: Song 8: President - Wyclef Jean Ch. 18: Act 9: Hillary & J.F.K. Are More Alike Than You Think! - @Thom_Hartmann - Air Date 07-29-16 Ch. 19: Song 9: Lyndon Johnson Told the Nation - Tom Paxton Ch. 20: Act 10: John Nichols describes the various aspects of a very interesting DNC - Start Making Sense from @TheNation - Air Date 7-29-16 Voicemails Ch. 21: The need for community review boards to police the police - Ruben from Oakland Ch. 22: Voting in this election is a binary choice - Ben in Minnesota Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics Ch. 23: Final comments on a theory of change for voting reform 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!

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