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Episode 410: The Vote is Broke

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Ben discusses the sexual assault allegations against Brett Kavanaugh and the vulnerability of voting machines to hacking. 

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Episode 409: Muck up the Works

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Ben is joined by the president of Diligence LLC and former CIA covert operations officer Mike Baker to discuss the NYTimes Op-Ed, lack of nuclear weapons at the North Korean military parade, and the future of cyber warfare.

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Episode 408: Lodestar

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Ben and Marcus discuss the Brett Kavanaugh confirmation hearing, Roy Moore and Michael Cohen's GoFundMe campaigns and guess at who could be behind the anonymous NY Times op-ed "I Am Part of the Resistance Inside the Trump Administration".

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Episode 407: Terrifying and Interesting

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Ben and Marcus discuss the passing of John McCain, the Arizona and Florida primaries and Alex Jones. 

Ben is then joined by journalist Mark Jacobson to discuss his prolific career, the shifting public perception of the FBI & NSA and his book "Pale Horse Rider: William Cooper, the Rise of Conspiracy, and the Fall of Trust in America".

Episode 406: The Fire is Here

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Ben and Marcus discuss the Cohen and Manafort verdicts, the ongoing prison strike and Trump's interview on Fox News.

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Episode 405: Birds of a Feather

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Ben and Marcus discuss the Omarosa tape, John Brennan's rescinded security clearance, and Sacha Baron Cohen's "Who Is America". 

*Correction: The lethal injection execution with Fentanyl was in Nebraska, not North Carolina

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Episode 403: Fentanyl Inc.

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Ben is joined by writer Ben Westhoff to discuss his upcoming book "Fentanyl Inc.", and the fascinatingly terrifying corporate underbelly of the opioid epidemic

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Episode 402: The Flip is Finished

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Ben and super producer Travis Morningstar discuss the Cohen tapes, the proposed impeachment of Rod Rosenstein and the ramifications of Trump's trade policy. 

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Episode 401: No Rules in Finland

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Ben and Marcus discuss the Helsinki summit between Trump and Putin, alleged NRA affiliated Russian spy Maria Butina and Stormy Daniel's arrest. 

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Episode 400: American Schadenfreude

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For their 400th episode, Ben and Marcus reflect on their past political predictions and catch you up on the news about Brett Kavanaugh, Trump's pardon of the Hammonds and the delays in immigrant family reunification. 

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Episode 399: You Have the Key with Marc Mero

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Ben interviews boxing and wrestling legend Marc Mero and they discuss his post-wrestling career as a motivational speaker, the challenges and rewards in connecting with today's youth and the bright futures for the new generation of retired wrestlers. 

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Episode 398: Subtext to the Text

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Ben and super producer Travis discuss Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's sweeping primary victory, the announcement of Justice Anthony Kennedy's retirement and recreating "Monsters, Inc." with detained migrant children.

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Episode 397: The Buck's Passed Here

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Ben and substitute super producer Mary Kelly discuss the immigrant family separation crisis, Trump's order to halt the practice, and the United States' withdrawal from the UN's Human Rights Council.

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Episode 396: Handsome and Thin

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Ben and Marcus recap a very busy week - from Trump's testy visit to the G7 summit, to his meeting with Kim Jong Un, to Jeff Session's immigration policies.

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Episode 395: Playing in Pettiness

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Marcus and Ben discuss the recent primaries across 8 states, in particular California's "jungle primary", the bipartisan First Step bill, and Trump's "Celebration of America".

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Episode 394: Keep the Nukes, Add the Burgers

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Ben is joined by super producer Travis Morningstar to recap this week in news: they talk Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko's staged "death", Trump's recent signing of the "Right to Try" act and the cancelation of "Roseanne".  

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Episode 393: This Time's Gonna Be Different

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Ben & Marcus catch you up on the week's top news stories and discuss the Santa Fe school shooting, Trump's backpedalling of his tough stance on China and the rise of drones.

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Episode 392: Funnel the Money

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Ben & Marcus recap the week's news and discuss the comments made about John McCain, Gina Haspel's nomination, Trump's torching of the Iran deal, and more.

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