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Cheering Up Progressives as They Fail at Everything They Try

From climate change to recycling to health care to capitalism and impeachment, Progressives fail at everything that matters to them. Scott Ott, Bill Whittle and Stephen Green take a crack at cheering up our Progressive friends.

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Bill Whittle Now

Psycho Path to Nomination? Hillary Fingers Tulsi Gabbard as Russian Agent

Hillary Clinton, tells David Plouffe’s Campaign HQ podcast audience that Democrat presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard is being groomed by Russia to play spoiler in 2020, like Green Jill Stein did in 2016. Tulsi hits back with boldness, calling out Clinton as “queen of warmongering,” and corruption.

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Bill Whittle Now

“Billionaires Should Not Exist”: Bernie and Betsy to Tax Wealth, Not Just Income

Democrat Presidential candidates Senators Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren unveil plans to tax wealth progressively to fund Medicare for All, and the valiant fight against man-made climate change.

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The Stratosphere Lounge

The Stratosphere Lounge Episode 227

Recorded live before a global audience on 8/8/19.

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Bill Whittle Now

Raise Minimum Wage to $15: Lift 1.3M from Poverty, Kill 1.3M Jobs, CBO Says

Democrats say they have 200 votes in the House to raise the federal minimum wage from $7.25/hour to $15. But a new study from the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) says that in addition to lifting 1.3 million households above the official poverty line, raising the minimum wage would kill up to 3.7 million jobs. Even if you think low-paid workers should make more, is there a better way to do it than with the long-arm of the federal government?

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Bill Whittle Now

‘Impeach Trump’ Climate Crusader Tom Steyer Offers $100M to Buy White House

Tom Steyer, who has led a two year campaign to impeach President Trump, and devoted years as a climate crusader alarmed at global warming, just announced he’ll spend $100 million to get the Democratic nomination for president. Can Steyer’s billions buy the White House? Should the Democrats pick a wealthy populist outsider to face Trump? How long can Progressives endure a rich, white, male, heterosexual, professing Christian, candidate?

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Right Angle

Racism Rips the Democrats Apart: Kamala Harris Takes a Shot at Biden

For all their talk of tolerance and equality, racism rips the Democrats apart in their first presidential debate. Kamala Harris forces herself into the top tier when she takes a shot at Barack Obama’s vice president, Joe Biden. Can Biden survive this battle for the soul of the Democratic party? Is Harris the perfect presidential nominee because she’s willing to do anything to win?

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Bill Whittle Now

Trump Launches 2020 Run, Leaks Upcoming I.C.E. Deportation Raids on Twitter

President Trump launches his 2020 White House run as he leaks about an upcoming series of I.C.E. deportation raids on Twitter. Did he do it to bolster his base because he still hasn’t built the wall? Did the president jeopardize the effectiveness of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement round up by alerting illegal aliens, perhaps risking the lives of federal agents?

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Bill Whittle Now

Ocasio-Cortez Slams Amazon Greed: Should Billionaire Bezos Switch Parties?

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez slams Amazon, suggesting billionaire CEO Jeff Bezos pays workers “starvation wages”, and should offer more benefits and pay more taxes. Surprisingly, the major Democrat donor’s company punches back.

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Right Angle

Joe Runs Away from Running: Biden Hidin’ from His Own Campaign

Just a month after announcing his presidential candidacy, former Vice President Joe Biden makes himself scarce on the campaign trail, while Sanders, Warren, Gillibrand, Buttigieg and others take to the hustings frequently before peppy crowds. As Gropin’ Joe runs away from running, will he inevitably squander his “inevitability”?

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Right Angle

CNN Crisis: With Ratings Plunge and Staff Purge, Can it Survive?

As Nielsen chronicles the CNN ratings plunge, and headlines document the CNN staff purge, what options are left for the pioneer in 24-hour cable news? Will it survive by a resort to actual journalism, or will it continue to follow the mad-dog methods of MSNBC. Are we witnessing the final days of the Cable News Network?

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Right Angle

Right Angle: BACKSTAGE (5/7/2019)

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Bill Whittle Now

CNN Poll: Trump Loses 2020 Election to (Almost) Every Leading Democrat

A CNN poll of 1007 registered voters shows that incumbent President Donald Trump loses a theoretical head-to-head race to nearly every leading Democrat presidential hopeful for the 2020 election…one by a HUGE margin. Can Republicans safely ignore polls like this, or does it tell us something about the electorate that Trump can ignore only at his own peril.

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Bill Whittle Now

Don’t Brand Democrats ‘Socialist’: Does GOP Field-Test FAIL Call for New Strategy?

Results from last year’s electoral field-test in Pennsylvania suggest that when Republicans brand Democrats as ‘Socialist’ they FAIL. So, why does the GOP continue this strategy for the 2020 presidential race? Do people even fear socialism?

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Right Angle

Democrat Deities: Beto and Mayor Pete Cometh as Latest Progressive Idols

The Progressive-Left constantly seeks after Democrat deities, and they found the latest generation when cometh Beto O’Rourke and Mayor Pete Buttigieg. What is it about Leftism that yearns to worship Earth-bound political gods? And how is that reflected in the latest effort to repeal the electoral college?