ORLY-EP0146D - Salty Bad Ideas: Hegemony

ORLY-EP0146D - Salty Bad Ideas: Hegemony

Welcome to ORLYRADIO #146 recorded Saturday February 25th, 2017 - where we dismantle the current events for your edutainment through mostly rational conversations that make you go ‘Oh Really’! I’m your host Andy Cowen, with my usual suspects, Amber Biesecker,and Daniel Atherton.

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Bad Ideas:

  1. DNC Chair decided on second vote.

  2. Israel denying Human Rights Watch visas http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2017/02/israel-visas-biased-hrw-staff-170224052706477.html

  3. White House Correspondents Dinner

  4. Australia decides to slash pay benefits http://www.bbc.com/news/world-australia-39060356

  5. PIA Investigates overpacked flight http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-39081476

  6. Kim Jong-nam was killed by VX nerve agent http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-39073389

  7. Duterte tries to play nice with China http://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-china-idUSKBN1630X6

  8. Russia to veto Syrian sanctions http://www.reuters.com/article/us-un-syria-securitycouncil-idUSKBN1631XP

  9. Car Bomb kills 51 in Syria  http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-39075851


  1. Russian ambassador to UN Vitaly Churkin dead: Diplomat dies suddenly in New York http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/russian-ambassador-un-vitaly-churkin-dead-diplomat-dies-suddenly-new-york-puton-a7590366.html  

  2. “Records created, generated, or received by the congressional office of a Member … are exclusively the personal property of the individual Member [emphasis added]… and such Member … has control over such records.” (You can read the full resolution here.) https://www.opensecrets.org/news/2017/01/house-rules-change-didnt-hear-about/

  3. BBC dismayed over German spying http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-39080256

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