Best of the Left Podcast : (2011/05/13) Laden with problems, hungry for solutions (Economics)

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Laden with problems, hungry for solutions

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Act 1: US Credit-worthiness future outlook downgraded - Wait wait don't tell me

Song 1: Disappointment - The Cranberries

Act 2: Myth of the fiscal conservative - Young Turks

Song 2: Wise up - Aimee Mann

Act 3: Regan raised taxes - Majority Report

Song 3: PTF2012 - VNV Nation

Act 4: How Goldman Sachs gambled on starvation and won - Johann Hari

Song 4: Never again - Enter the Worship Circle

Act 5: Taxes are too low - Rachel Maddow

Song 5: Mother We Just Can't Get Enough - New Radicals

Act 6: Tax, tax, tax the rich - The Progressive

Song 6: Time to Take Out the Trash - Brad Sucks

Act 7: Matt Taibbi on a Gov shadow budget - MSNBC

Song 7: Banks of marble - Pete Seeger

Act 8: Really really big government in Michigan - Rachel Maddow

Song 8: Hey Ya - Vitamin String Quartet

Act 9: Obama's spending cuts only make sense in Kenya - Media Matters

Act 10: Method of their madness - Mumia Abu-Jamal

Song 10: Stop the madness - Marty Dread

Act 11: GOP house chooses big oil over granny - Jim Hightower

Song 11: What is love? - Haddaway

Act 12: Progressive budget vs. conservative budget - Young Turks


Supports my feelings on Bin Laden killing - Gordon from New Mexico

Thanks for my comments on Bin Laden - Connie from Olympia, WA

Look at ourselves before Bin Laden - Scott from Boulder

Voicemail Music: 

Loud Pipes - Ratatat

Turtle (Bonobo Remix) - Pilote

Final comments on thanks for the NLC fundraiser donors and Matt Rothchild's Bin Laden/US presidents comparison

Bonus Voicemails:

Reaction to criticisms of the show - Valentina from Miami

Completely agrees with me on Bin Laden's death - Scott from Arroyo Grande, CA

Bin Laden's death not to be celebrated - Carlos From Chicagoland

Disappointed in progressives response to Bin Laden's death - Alt(?) from NY

We missed an opportunity to prove that we believe in our system - Nick from Santa Clara, CA

Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content:

Obama Befriends Rich Elderly Widow In Hopes She'll Put Nation In Her Will - The Onion

Produced by:

Jay! Tomlinson

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