ORLY-EP0145B - Day 30-36 of Trump Shards of Dan's Soul
Welcome to ORLYRADIO #145 recorded Friday February 24th, 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, Daniel Atherton, and David O'Connor.
We make mistakes. Please, if you find one, pause the podcast, and send us a note. email@example.com or phone it in 470-222-6759
Thank you to our Patreon Supporters!
Day 30 Saturday 2/18/2017 Tony Ledbetter, the coordinator of President Donald Trump's campaign rally Saturday in Melbourne, Fla., said the event would be the president's "first re-election rally."http://insider.foxnews.com/2017/02/18/donald-trump-campaign-rally-coordinator-melbourne-florida
Day 30 Saturday 2/18/2017 A Trump draft budget circulated over the weekend called for the elimination of the Legal Services Corporation (LSC), which has a $375m annual budget and provides free legal assistance to low-income people and others in need of help, with cases involving disability benefits, disaster relief, elder abuse, fair pay, wheelchair access, low-income tax credits, unlawful eviction, child support, consumer scams, school lunch, predatory lending and much more.
Day 31 Sunday 2/19/2017 Trump gets his news and facts from Fox News. When he made up the terrorist attack in Sweden at his rally, he was referencing something he vaguely heard on the Tucker Carlson’s show on Fox News.
Day 32 Monday 2/20/2017 Trump has named army Lieutenant General H.R. McMaster to the post of National Security Adviser to fill the role vacated by the departing Flynn.
Day 33 Tuesday 2/21/2017 Calexit, the effort being lead to precipitate the secession of California from the United States …is being lead by a man with significant, comprehensive, horrifically worrying ties to and basis in Russia. From all appearances, it would seem that Russia is attempting a multi-pronged approach to crack the United States of America in half.
Day 34 Wednesday 2/22/2017 Trump Rescinds Rules on Bathrooms for Transgender Students: Mr. Trump sided with his attorney general, the Republicans said, and told Ms. DeVos in a meeting in the Oval Office on Tuesday that he wanted her to drop her opposition. And Ms. DeVos, faced with the alternative of resigning or defying the president, agreed to go along.https://www.nytimes.com/2017/02/22/us/politics/devos-sessions-transgender-students-rights.html
Day 35 Thursday 2/23/2017 DeVos responds to revoked transgender protections: Example of Obama admin 'overreach'http://thehill.com/homenews/administration/320882-devos-responds-to-revoked-transgender-protections-example-of-obama
Day 35 Thursday 2/23/2017 The National Rifle Association, which coincidentally has the largest lobby in the world in the same exact same developed nation with the highest homicide rate per capita, declares its support for Trump in a “counter resistance”, citing they will protect Trump against the “forces that conspired against him”.
Day 35 Thursday 2/23/2017 (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions signaled Thursday his strong support for the federal government’s continued use of private prisons, reversing an Obama administration directive to phase out their use. Stock prices of major private prison companies rose at the news.http://www.seattletimes.com/nation-world/nation-politics/sessions-us-to-continue-use-of-privately-run-prisons/
Day 36 Friday 2/24/2017 Therapists are having a tough time talking about Trump with their patients. According to the article by the Los Angeles Times, therapists report that the last time so many people wanted to discuss the same traumatic issue it was the attacks of September 11th, 2001. Trump is as damaging to the national psyche as 9/11, medically.
Day 36 Friday 2/24/2017 Leaked GOP Obamacare replacement shrinks subsidies, Medicaid expansion
The replacement would be paid for by limiting tax breaks on generous health plans people get at work.http://www.politico.com/story/2017/02/house-republicans-obamacare-repeal-package-235343
If you’ve enjoyed what we do here and would like to help us out, there are a few ways.
You can donate to the show through www.Patreon.com/orlyradio and get early access to full show content.
Make the Algorithm work for us by reviewing us on iTunes to boost our ranking.
Use your Words and tell someone about us.
And of course, engage us! Send us an message on the social medias or the electronic mails @ ORLYRADIOPODCAST@gmail.com or if you are the more talkative sort 470-222-ORLY (6759) is always ready to take your call or text.
And if you don’t like what we’ve done here this evening, you can contact the National Suicide Prevention Hotline at 1-800-273-8255, available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The Lifeline provides free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.
Thank you for choosing us to waste your valuable time on! This has been ORLYRADIO, Part of The Random Acts Company.
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 United States License, including the music Rocket and Pamgaea created by Kevin MacLeod (www.incompetech.com)