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This Week on the Blabbermouth Podcast: Mayor Ed Murray on May Day, Shell, and Another Seattle Times Scolding

Blabbermouth: Episode five of our Stranger week-in-review podcast. Now with an easy way to download and subscribe! BrAt82/Shutterstock Mayor Ed Murray is on Blabbermouth this week! (And the podcast now has an easy way for you to download...Show More Summary

Why Republicans Are Against a Wildly Successful Teen Pregnancy-Prevention Program

Why would Republicans in Colorado's legislature torpedo a program that reduced teen pregnancy by 40 percent and teen abortions by 35 percent? What's not to like? Here's a summary of the bizarre arguments Republicans used to attack the...Show More Summary

Governor Deal Signs House Bill 170 at a Liberty Plaza Ceremony

Paying tribute to the amount of effort needed to pass House Bill 170, Governor Nathan Deal signed the Transportation Funding Act into law this morning at a ceremony on Liberty Plaza. Acknowledging that while some might have thought that getting the bill passed would be simple, given its support by Speaker David Ralston, Lt. Show More Summary

Deja News on Race, Gays, Hebdo... And the 'Error' of Mass Incarceration

LISTEN HERE: By Mark Green Lamarche and Christie agree on Marriage Equality and Charlie Hebdo but, like the country, divide on why it's the fire this time in Baltimore. Will we have recurring police-triggered violence -- from HarlemShow More Summary

Marco's Mask and Hillary as Your Next Door Mom

LISTEN HERE: By Mark Green Rubio's meme is "I'm the future", but models JFK and Obama didn't want to go back to '20s and '50s. Clinton's is "I'm your neighbor's mom", but will GOP Evita-ize her? Lowry and Vanden Heuvel discuss both as...Show More Summary

Listen to a podcast on 2015 40 Under 40

Crain's Executive Editor Jeremy Smerd, senior reporter Adrianne Pasquarelli and photographer Buck Ennis discuss Crain's 2015 40 Under 40 honorees.. To view the full story, click the title link.

Audio: Port Commissioner Bill Bryant Mocks Seattleites and Reveals More About the Deal to Host Arctic Drilling Rigs

While talking to the Evergreen Republican Women's Club last Thursday, Port of Seattle commissioner Bill Bryant revealed when Shell's first Arctic drilling rig is coming to Seattle—something port lawyers wouldn't even disclose in a courtroom two weeks ago. Show More Summary

Anti-Abortion Hype: "Pro-Choicers" Want to Kill "Newborns" and "Toddlers"

Infanticide is rare in America and has few advocates, yet anti-choice activists are leveling an accusation that more and more "pro-choicers" favor this form of murder. American Right to Life, a national anti-choice organization, is stepping...Show More Summary

John Carson Introduces the More Take Home Pay Act

A proposal for a significant change in the way the state of Georgia collects taxes was introduced by House leadership late this afternoon. Called the More Take Home Pay Act, the measure would create a single income tax rate of 4%, down...Show More Summary

Wolf Slaughter Canadian Style Continues as if It's Conservation: Let's Stop It Now

The Canadian government plans to kill wolves once again to try to save woodland caribou. An earlier murder escapade in Alberta didn't work (please see "Researchers Kill 890 Wolves to Learn About Them: There's Something Very Wrong") and there's no reason to assume this one will. Show More Summary

Transportation Funding Act of 2015 Previewed At Press Conference

House Speaker David Ralston and House Transportation Chairman Jay Roberts held a press conference Wednesday afternoon to provide some details on the Transportation Funding Act of 2015, which will be filed on Thursday. The act will provide...Show More Summary

GOP Congressman to Obama: Deport Immigrants or We'll Shut You Down

Would the Republican-controlled Congress shut down the Department of Homeland Security to halt Obama's program delaying deportation of undocumented immigrants whose children are U.S. citizens? Colorado's own Rep. Ken Buck would do it. Last...Show More Summary

2015 Starts with a Bang - 114th Keystone Cops or Pipeline? Deja Bush? More Terrorism?

LISTEN HERE: By Mark Green The contours of the next year or two are already taking shape: with McConnell claiming credit for soaring economy yet Graham blaming Obama for Charlie Hebdo, JAlter and RChristie discuss if this will this be...Show More Summary

Bush-Cheney Legacy: More War, More Torture, Fewer Jobs?

LISTEN HERE: By Mark Green Frum and Corn agree that the Feinstein Committee documents "torture" and should have been released but they clash on justifications for the torture. Ditto on Bush-Cheney legacy since, argues Frum, "safety is the goal of the state." Also: why can't Obama get any economic respect? On Senate Torture Report. Show More Summary

WaXed Episode 26 - Jamie O'Brien

This week's episode features an exclusive interview with North Shore native Jamie O'Brien AKA James Duncan O'Brien who talked about his incredibly popular web series Who is JOB, what really happened in the altercation he got into with...Show More Summary

Talk-radio hosts broadcast from Denver, but where do their hearts reside?

If you live in Denver or send your kid to public school or get involved in our community in even the most limited way, you probably know families who will benefit from Obama's announcement to stop the deportation of some undocumented immigrants with family ties to our country. Show More Summary

Tim Bryant: Rountree Responds To Padgett

The showdown appropriately dubbed Party vs Pollsters has a new development. Mark Rountree of Landmark Communications, a well known pollster and Republican activist, responded to Georgia Republican Party Chairman John Padgett’s denouncement of pollsters in Georgia. Show More Summary

Tim Bryant Hosted #GAGOP Chairman John Padgett

Chairman of the Georgia Republican Party John Padgett joined radio host Tim Bryant to discuss the 2014 elections. During the discussion, Padgett touched on polling. He explained that the Georgia Republican Party’s internal polling aligned closely with Tuesday night’s results. Show More Summary

After GOP Pins Blame on Donkey, Can Dems Find Their Inner TR by '16?

LISTEN HERE: By Mark Green Corn and Christie debate if Republicans won a wave election but not mandate since they campaigned only on "Obama Sucks". Q: How did Dems get blamed for gridlock and the economy by a GOP responsible for the Shutdown and Recession? A: Political malpractice. Show More Summary

What Will 2014 Election Mean for 2016? Do Pols Fear Ebola or Voters?

LISTEN HERE: By Mark Green Matalin and LaMarche debate what's driving Tuesday's vote and what it implies for the winner-take-all 2016 contest. Also: can an unapologetic bully get elected president? On Midterm Elections. As the GOP appears...Show More Summary

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