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Episode 451: The Politics of Love

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Ben and Travis talk about voting booths, Trump's "send her back" rally, and more. Then, Ben chats with Democratic presidential candidate Marianne Williamson.

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Episode 450: Uniquely Disorganized

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Ben and Travis discuss Red Flag laws, the Jeffrey Epstein case and Alex Acosta's resignation.

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Episode 449: Right the Wrong

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Ben and Travis discuss Trump's "Salute to America", a potential 2020 census citizenship question, and Kamala Harris's plan to close the racial homeownership gap.

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Episode 448: Political Fracking

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Marcus and Ben discuss the democratic debates, Oregon Republican walkout over carbon bill and San Francisco’s e-cigarette ban.

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Episode 447: Fast Erosion

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Ben and Marcus report from down under and discuss Xi Jinping's visit to North Korea, protests in Hong Kong and child porn found in Alex Jone's legal files.

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Episode 446: Another Log on the Fire

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Ben and Travis discuss new, stricter regulations for LGBTQ+ foster parents and prosecutors dropping criminal charges in Flint water scandal.

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Episode 445: Flawed from the Root

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Ben and Travis are joined by journalist Saman Arbabi.

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Episode 444: Playground Politics

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Ben and Travis recap this week in news: public schools slated to get facial recognition technology, horrific conditions at the southern border and Trump's high approval ratings.

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Episode 443: Schadenfreude Economics

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Ben and Travis discuss a Trump bailout to aid farmers hurt by the trade war, the importance of African American teachers and Chinese surveillance camera company Hikvision.

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Episode 442: Turn Back Time

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Ben and Travis discuss the wave of anti-abortion laws, economic segregation in education and Conrad Black's presidential pardon. 

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Episode 441: Failing Up

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Ben and Travis discuss Trump's finances, the controversial Georgia abortion law and interview Ken Bone on social media negativity bleeding into politics, his experience with becoming a meme and who he's eyeing for 2020.

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Episode 440: Back to the Future

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Ben and Travis discuss the NRA, the rural broadband initiative and the rising number of seniors with student debt.

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Episode 439: Head of the Snake

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Ben and Travis discuss felon voting rights, a pharmaceutical distributor indicted on federal charges related to the opioid crisis and Biden announcing his bid for president. 

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Episode 438: All Gums

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Ben and Travis summarize the Mueller report, discuss Trump's veto of a Yemen resolution and the profits state-by-state from marijuana legalization. 


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Episode 437: I'm Rich!

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Ben and Travis are joined by Brooke Rogers to discuss Julian Assange's arrest, the "Taxpayer First Act" and an ACLU tarot card case.

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Episode 436: Red Flag

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Ben and Travis read your comments on the electoral college and discuss the red flag gun bill. Then Ben is joined by Meaghan Ybos to discuss how law enforcement mishandles sexual assault cases and the misnomer of rape kit "backlogs"


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Episode 435: Check Yourself

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Ben and Travis discuss the connection between Russian, the NRA and the Republican party, the Christchurch Massacre and Peter Buttigieg's campaign.

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Episode 434: The Instagram Election

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Ben is joined by Travis Irvine to discuss Roger Stone, corporate influence in city and state governments and Travis's experience running for office in Ohio.

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Episode 432: Siding with Outrage

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Ben and Travis discuss Ilhan Omar's controversial comments on Israel, Donald Trump's missing high school records and an update to Alex Acosta's Epstein plea deal scandal.

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