Best of the Left Podcast : (2017/01/10) Readying the wrecking ball (Reproductive and Health Rights)

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Edition #1070
Today we take a look at the plans the GOP has for peoples ability to access and afford their reproductive and health rights
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​Show Notes

Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill

Ch. 2: Act 1: Ohio on the Pulse - Full Frontal with Samantha Bee (@FullFrontalSamB) - Air Date 12-13-16

Ch. 3: Song 1: Human of the Year - Regina Spektor

Ch. 4: Act 2: The GOP Has No Alternative To Obamacare Because The ACA WAS The Republican Plan! - @Thom_Hartmann - Air Date: 12-02-16

Ch. 5: Song 2: Bad Idea - Goose

Ch. 6: Act 3: Religious-Right Activist: Ohio Legislation Was Meant To Be the 'Arrow In the Heart of Roe V Wade' - Majority Report (@MajorityFM) - Air Date 1-2-17

Ch. 7: Song 3: One Way Street - Ann Peebles

Ch. 8: Act 4: The complicated procedures of repealing Obamacare - The Zero Hour w @RJEskow - Air Date 1-7-17

Ch. 9: Song 4: Fox In the Henhouse - Leap of Faith: The Musical (Original Broadway Cast Recording)

Ch. 10: Act 5: Texas Now Requires Funeral Services for All Abortions - @DavidPakmanShow - Air Date 12-1-16

Ch. 11: Song 5: I'm Against It - Groucho Marx

Ch. 12: Act 6: Kellyanne Conway: IT'S NOT FAIR That Dems Wont Help Destroy Obamacare - Majority Report (@MajorityFM) - Air Date: 01-06-17

Ch. 13: Song 6: I Started Something I Couldn't Finish - The Smiths

Ch. 14: Act 7: Fighting for reproductive rights in the age of Trump - Popaganda from @BitchMedia - Air Date 11-24-16

Ch. 15: Song 7: N/A

Ch. 16: Act 8: Save Health Care! Attend an #OurFirstStand Rally on 1.15 via @BernieSanders - Best of the Left Activism

Ch. 17: Song 8: This Fickle World - Theo Bard

Ch. 18: Act 9: Trump Doubles Down On Planned Parenthood Witch Hunt - @TheYoungTurks - Air Date 12-23-16


Ch. 19: Responding to episode on 2007 - Alan from Connecticut

Ch. 20: Members now get all of their shows in the members feed - Dave from Olympia, WA

Ch. 21: It's important to take action - Louis in Texas

Ch. 22: Get up, stand up! - Matt from Pittsburg, PA

Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics

Ch. 23: Final comments on self care and political action

Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone



Save Health Care on Jan. 15th! Find an #OurFirstStand rally near you.

Use #OurFirstStand, #ProtectOurCare, #SaveHealthCare, #MakeAmericaSickAgain#CareNotChaos and #IStandWithPP to join the healthcare conversations online. 


Not Just Obamacare: Medicaid, Medicare Also on GOP's Chopping Block (The Huffington Post)

Republicans’ 4-Step Plan to Repeal the Affordable Care Act (The New York Times)

Repealing Obamacare Could Leave 59 Million Americans Uninsured (The Atlantic)

Repealing Obamacare Effects Everyone (CNN Money)

GOP to Defund Planned Parenthood in Obamacare Repeal (The Hill)

9 Things People Get Wrong About Planned Parenthood (The Cut)

Written by BOTL Communications Director, Amanda Hoffman

Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

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