ORLY-EP0147 - The Trump Budget Examined

ORLY-EP0147 - The Trump Budget Examined

Welcome to ORLYRADIO #147 recorded Friday, March 17th, 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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  1. White House releases a budget proposal for consideration. It’s a thing… https://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/whitehouse.gov/files/omb/budget/fy2018/amendment_03_16_18.pdf https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/politics/trump-presidential-budget-2018-proposal/

  2. Paul Ryan Tells it like it is, btw, he is the Speaker of the House and the Head of the GOP aside from the Executive Branch. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LT3Px11xN-0


  1. Mister Rogers defending PBS to the US Senate https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yXEuEUQIP3Q

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Science Bitches!  

  1. https://futurism.com/we-can-officially-collect-solar-energy-without-solar-panels/

  2. Needed action on climate change to save reefs. http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2017/03/16/520450521/study-urgent-action-against-global-warming-needed-to-save-coral-reefs

Law & Order:

  1. https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/06/us/politics/supreme-court-jury-bias-secrecy.html

  2. http://www.salon.com/2017/03/01/the-supreme-court-just-delivered-a-major-victory-for-gerrymandering-opponents/

  3. White House fights its own agency in court. http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-justice-consumer-idUSKBN16O2SQ

  4. Disney forced to pay after Federal investigation. http://www.orlandosentinel.com/business/os-bz-disney-wages-labor-violations-20170317-story.html

Good Ideas:

  1. http://educateinspirechange.org/nature/environment/cost-iphone-can-now-buy-wind-turbine-can-power-entire-house-lifetime/

  2. Maryland passes sick leave bill. http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/politics/bs-md-veto-proof-sick-time-passed-20170316-story.html

  3. http://tucson.com/news/local/supreme-court-affirms-arizona-s-higher-minimum-wage/article_b7c5a0f7-1ab5-57cb-a1b5-a3da180da7b2.html

Bad Ideas:

  1. White House dialing up Taiwan arms deal http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-taiwan-arms-idUSKBN16O2LQ

  2. Trump wishes to build a large Naval Fleet, but where are the skilled workers? http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-shipbuilding-insight-idUSKBN16O142

  3. Florida Republicans just can’t stand food stamps http://www.orlandoweekly.com/Blogs/archives/2017/03/16/florida-republicans-want-to-take-food-stamps-away-from-over-200000-poor-people


  1. Netherlands parliament election http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/dutch-election-netherlands-vote-results-latest-mark-rutte-geert-wilders-a7634041.html?cmpid=facebook-post