(2016/04/12) How we got to here (Modern History of the Conservative Movement) (Repost)
August 23, 2016•57 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 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!