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Covering politics from the far center

    Skepticrat183 - AlphaRearo Edition

    Skepticrat183 - AlphaRearo Edition

    On this week's episode: We'll get cheeky about a chess cheater's choices ... Mike Lindell will get something in the drive thru that’s unpleasant even by Hardee’s standards ... And Donald Trump declassifies nuclear secrets while drinking a glass of water.

    • 40 min
    Skepticrat182 - Gone With the Windsor Edition

    Skepticrat182 - Gone With the Windsor Edition

    On this week's episode, tranphobic trolls lose their safe space, Trump loses at losing again, and the UK reveals its one-in, one-out policy on Lizzes.

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    Headline Sources:
    Queen Lizzy dies: https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2022/sep/08/queen-elizabeth-ii-britains-longest-reigning-monarch-dies-aged-96
    Kiwi farms shuts down: https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2022/sep/07/techscape-kiwi-farms-cloudflare
    Judge tosses Trump’s suit against Hillary Clinton and the rest of Earth: https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2022/09/09/trump-hillary-clinton-lawsuit-2016-election/
    Liz Truss becomes UK prime minister after meeting Queen at Balmoral https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2022/sep/06/liz-truss-becomes-uk-prime-minister-meeting-queen-balmoral
    NY declares state of emergency over low polio vaccination rates: https://www.cnn.com/2022/09/09/health/new-york-polio-disaster-emergency/index.html
    Kim Jong Un declares North Korea a “nuclear weapons state”: https://www.npr.org/2022/09/10/1122196021/north-korea-declares-itself-a-nuclear-weapons-state

    • 30 min
    Skepticrat181 - Arizoned Out Edition

    Skepticrat181 - Arizoned Out Edition

    On this week's episode we’ll finally have a story about mysterious bones in someone’s yard that doesn’t involve Catholic schools, Donald Trump is deeply confused about how the FBI can just "HAVE a David", and we’ll talk about later cheese of the green variety.

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    Headline Sources:
    GOP reigning in spending on shitty Senate candidates: https://www.politico.com/news/2022/08/15/gop-slashes-ads-in-key-senate-battlegrounds-00051969 and https://www.politico.com/news/2022/08/26/shifting-strategy-senate-gop-super-pac-cancels-ad-buys-in-arizona-alaska-00053965 and https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/2022-election/mcconnell-says-republicans-may-not-win-senate-control-citing-candidate-rcna43777Republicans, Once Outraged by Mar-a-Lago Search, Become Quieter as Details Emerge
    https://www.nytimes.com/2022/08/26/us/trump-search-republican-reactions.html
    Far right Christian cellphone provider takes over multiple school boards: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/-christian-cell-company-patriot-mobile-took-four-texas-school-boards-rcna44583
    Skeleton of an 82-foot-long dinosaur was found in a man's backyard in Portugal. It could be the largest ever found in Europe.
    https://www.cbsnews.com/news/dinosaur-skeleton-backyard-portugal/
    NASA still planning on 2025 moon mission: https://phys.org/news/2022-08-nasa-artemis-moon-mission.html
    Woman Who Allegedly Took Nancy Pelosi's Laptop On Jan. 6 Gets 'Fair' Break From Arrest https://www.huffpost.com/entry/woman-accused-stealing-nancy-pelosi-laptop_n_62fef15ce4b063894831ab07
    Truth Social faces uncertain financial future: https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2022/08/27/trump-truth-social-mar-a-lago-fbi/

    • 30 min
    Skepticrat180 - But His Emails Edition

    Skepticrat180 - But His Emails Edition

    On this week's episode: Heath gets robot spider nightmares ... We look at the only kind of honour that Boris Johnson is familiar with ... AND HEATH GETS ZOMBIE ROBOT SPIDER NIGHTMARES!

    • 39 min
    Skepticrat179 - Emutant Ninja Edition

    Skepticrat179 - Emutant Ninja Edition

    On this week's episode: Noah will undo both of his stories from the last episode ... Andrew will tell you that the guy some of you only reluctantly voted for - only after Marianne Williamson dropped out of the race - is FUNDING INTERNATIONAL ATHEISM and it’s 100% true ... And we learn about the greatest bird versus drunk guy fight since Peter Griffin and Ernie the Giant Chicken.

    • 55 min
    Skepticrat178 - Tory Book Ending Edition

    Skepticrat178 - Tory Book Ending Edition

    On this week’s episode, Marsh keeps us up to date on the death of the empire, we’ll check in on a Manchin more haunted than Luigi’s, and Eli won’t let Marsh leave America until he fully understands how Prime Ministers are chosen … so he’s pretty much a resident now.



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    Headline Resources:

    Boris Johnson to resign: https://apnews.com/article/boris-johnson-resignation-60da3c4b29a4e9c93c7db9f53034ad0e


    Joe Manchin wants everyone to know he sucks even harder: https://www.washingtonpost.com/us-policy/2022/07/16/white-house-manchin-biden/


    988 Mental crisis line opens: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/988-suicide-prevention-hotline-launch-nationwide-rcna38297


    US/Russia hammer out space carpool rules amid ongoing Russian war crimes: https://www.reuters.com/business/aerospace-defense/nasa-russian-space-agency-sign-deal-share-space-station-flights-roscosmos-2022-07-15/ https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2022/7/15/putin-orders-shake-up-at-russias-space-agency https://www.themoscowtimes.com/2022/07/14/putin-signs-expanded-foreign-agents-law-a78298 https://www.thejournal.ie/russia-shelling-from-ukraine-nuclear-plant-5818580-Jul2022/


    Fetterman trolls Dr. Oz: https://www.nytimes.com/2022/07/14/us/politics/snooki-fetterman-new-jersey.html

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