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Justin Robert Young announces his intention to dissect the run for the White House. Just think, while you been getting down and out about the liars and the dirty dirty cheats of the world you could have been getting down to this sick beat.

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Justin Robert Young announces his intention to dissect the run for the White House. Just think, while you been getting down and out about the liars and the dirty dirty cheats of the world you could have been getting down to this sick beat.

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Justin Robert Young announces his intention to dissect the run for the White House. Just think, while you been getting down and out about the liars and the dirty dirty cheats of the world you could have been getting down to this sick beat.

Rank #1: Will Trump survive Taylor, Brexit gets even Brexitier, The Yang Playbook

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With the blockbuster statements by Ukraine envoy Taylor now public, Justin takes a few guesses on how Trump will try and bat it back. Tom Merritt joins to discuss the wildest week in Brexit and what will happen going forward. JuRY breaks down the Yang Playbook from the crafting of his image to the cultivating of his audience.

Oct 23 2019

1hr 17mins

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Rank #2: Stimulus bill signed, Biden sexual assault allegation? China lying? Is this a Great Depression?

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- Hyperbole-free Coronavirus Update

- A '93 staffer has made a sexual assault claim against Joe Biden, will CNN ask him about it tonight?

- I think China is lying about being over their coronavirus infection.

- Interview with Steven Conn of Miami University about the Great Depression and what is similar to now and what is not.

Mar 27 2020

58mins

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Rank #3: NEVADA! Notes from the Trump rally, live at a Bernie benefit, final caucus predictions

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- Trump rally finds MAGA Nation stands unafraid

- The hunt to find a Trump fan who saw Parasite and get his review of the President's new least favorite Best Picture winner

- At a Bernie benefit listening to top surrogate Nina Turner

- Interview with Councilman James Howard Adams of Boulder City, NV about local politics in the Silver State and his duel life as a rock star

- Final Caucus Predictions

Feb 22 2020

48mins

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Rank #4: The Hunter Problem, Impeachment breakthrough, Marianne OUT, Interview with Annie Garcia

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- Why Hunter is only going to be a bigger problem for Joe

- Impeachment Trial should start next week how does that affect the 2020 candidates?

- Marianne Williamson is done

- Interview with Texas Senate candidate Annie "Mama" Garcia about why she's running, Texas Democrats and if a gun control candidate can win in the Lone Star State

Jan 11 2020

1hr 4mins

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Rank #5: SUPER TUESDAY! Biden? Really? Reveling in Bloomberg's failure. Did Bernie's big Nevada win doom him?

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- A mea culpa on Joe Biden

- Breaking down the Super Tuesday results

- Hard lessons for Bernie 2020

- Breaking down the financials on Michael Bloomberg's hilarious run for president

- Interview with Dr. Precious Hall about why Bernie exploded in Nevada and why the results might have sealed his fate on Super Tuesday

Mar 05 2020

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Rank #6: Full Biden Interview Breakdown, the COVID death toll, 5G conspiracies

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- Hyperbole-Free Coronavirus Update

- Biden broke his Tara Reade silence, we have the full breakdown

- Coronavirus death toll slowed a little but Trump is getting into the political danger zone

- Interview with Joe Uscinski about COVID conspiracies big and small

May 01 2020

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Rank #7: So, are we going to war with Iran? Breakdown of Soleimani attack

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- Are we going to war?

- Can Trump afford to go to war

- Interview with Lou Shubert on why we should and shouldn't worry

- Elizabeth Warren's awful Q4 numbers

Jan 03 2020

40mins

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Rank #8: Banned from Twitch, Bloomberg gets beat up again, Biden bungles, Bernie defends dictator

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- A quick explanation of why I got banned from Twitch for streaming the debate (with UPDATE at the end)

- Debate recap including Bloomberg's lack of a bounce back, Biden's gun violence gaffe and Bernie's baffling defense of Fidel Castro

- Interview with Seth Masket about the state of the two-party system, anger against third parties and the possibility of a brokered convention

Feb 27 2020

1hr 1min

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Rank #9: Biden, I mean... what? VP discussion, deep dive into the 48 hours that changed the race

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- Biden wins Michigan and both candidates are cancelling campaign stops so it's time to call in some friends from the trail now that we are possibly at the end of the road.

- Dan Newhauser of Vice explains what it was like on the ground during the great Centrist Convergence in Texas before Super Tuesday.

- JD Durkin of Cheddar tells us if Biden or Bernie are preferable to Trump in some of the most volatile pivot counties in America.

- Andrew Heaton of the Political Orphanage exclaims how great Biden's likely nomination is for his sex life.

Mar 12 2020

1hr 54mins

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Rank #10: SOUTH CAROLINA: Part I - Bernie vs. Biden

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Bernie Sanders and Joe Biden are the most likely to win South Carolina. Hear what both of the candidates told their supporters in the make-or-break First in the South Primary.

Feb 28 2020

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Rank #11: The Impeachment Risk / Reward Special!

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Special episode recapping the insane week that has led us here.

We break down all the possible glory and peril for the following folks:

Nancy Pelosi

Donald Trump

Joe Biden

Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren

The rest of the 2020 Dems

Robert Mueller

The Whistleblower

Sep 26 2019

42mins

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Rank #12: The moment Pete blew it, NEW POLLS IN NV + SC, interview with candidate Mike Larsen

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- Pete's hesitation in New Hampshire might have cost him the win

- What to make of the first polls out of SC and NV after IA and NH

- Mailbag!

- Interview with Ohio congressional candidate Mike Larsen on leaving TV for politics, pitching jokes to Ted Kennedy and why he's challenging Jim Jordan.

Feb 14 2020

57mins

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Rank #13: Bernie's bruising road ahead, the moments that cost Warren, are Political Hobbyists bad?

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- Why Bernie needs Michigan

- The three moments that lost Elizabeth Warren the election and a confirmation of a long held theory

- Interview with Eitan Hersh about Political Hobbyists and how to motivate them

Mar 07 2020

53mins

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Rank #14: How Elizabeth Warren Wins and Loses

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We break down Elizabeth Warren's electoral record (which is basically one race) and discover a few interesting things. Including that Obama is a plagiarist. Kamala Harris courts the 2 Live Crew. Boris Johnson has himself a week. Andrew Yang becomes the mayor of Stockton. One Dem candidate is trying to make a Voltron. Poll Dance. Campaign Undertaker. Parade of Wrong Opinions. #ButYourEmails.

Sep 05 2019

49mins

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Rank #15: Pelosi Backs Impeachment / Interview on why 30% of the hispanic votes is bedrock Republican

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Justin's immediate reaction to the impeachment news and our interview with Geraldo Cadava about why 30% of hispanic voters are bedrock Republicans.

Sep 25 2019

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Rank #16: First reaction to Beto quitting, Warren's Medicare For All, Rise of Populism

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GONG! Hear Justin's first reaction to the news that Beto O'Rourke is no longer running for president. Is the Impeachment Process meddling with the 2020 Primary more than anything Trump could do in Ukraine? How Warren's opponents will attack her Medicare for All rollout. An interview about the rise of populism with Joe Lownz co-author of "Producers, Parasites, Patriots: Race and the New Right-wing Politics of Precarity". Mailbag!

Nov 01 2019

58mins

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Rank #17: The pandemic you never heard about, Tara Reade, embarrassing political comedy, vote by mail

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- The 1958 pandemic killed over 100,000 Americans but you've never heard of it and it didn't have political ramifications. What the hell?

- Tara Reade breaks her silence in TV interview

- Embarrassing political skits for campaigns

- Interview with Mindy Romero ( Director of the California Civic Engagement Project at the Price School of Public Policy at the University of Southern California) about the viability of mail-in voting

May 09 2020

49mins

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Apple Amazon Google Facebook Hearing breakdown with Molly Wood

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- News Bits! Epstein docs unsealed. COVID surges back in Japan, Germany and Australia. Penguins hockey returns. Congress lets unemployment benefit expire.

- Mailbag! JuRY gets ROASTED for his Cuomo take and reads Umberto Eco's 14 Features of Fascism from both left and right perspectives.

- Molly Wood (@MollyWood) of Marketplace and Make Me Smart breaks down everything you need to know about the big tech hearings on Wednesday and if we will see any action.

Aug 01 2020

1hr 13mins

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Susan Rice is the VP? Veepstakes ends Saturday? Biden on Portland. Political Memes through history

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- Biden-heavy episode this week. Is Biden running for president or simply to eject Trump from office?

- Susan Rice is our last VP vetting candidate... but honestly... is it necessary? We all know who the real nominee is.

- Biden finally weighs in on Portland but is he playing into Trump's hands?

- The history and impact of political memes with Jamie Cohen (@NewAndDigital) who pioneered a degree in the subject.

Jul 29 2020

1hr 12mins

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Trump blinks! Cancels RNC! Should schools open? Secret Police! COVID liability!

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- Trump cancels RNC in Jacksonville in latest step to show he cares about COVID handing a big victory to the Dems. But did he just officially stop shooting himself in the foot on this?

- Mailbag! Ranked choice feedback from Aussies, teachers lecture on school reopening and a discussion of Trump's agents in Portland and Chicago.

- Interview with Sachin Pandya (@sachinspandya) about COVID liability legislation.

Jul 25 2020

1hr 16mins

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Deconstructing Trump 2020 mistakes, massive VP announcement, judging the Supreme Court results

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- Donald Trump's campaign has made some incorrect assumptions about COVID and failed to have discipline enough to define Joe Biden. Both could cost him the election. Justin breaks it down.

- Andrew Heaton (@MightyHeaton) has a massive announcement. Seriously.

- Tom Clark (@tom_s_clark) helps sift through the Supreme Court decisions. Should conservatives be happy about the judges they appointed?

Jul 22 2020

1hr 24mins

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Does 2020 feel like a landslide to you? Is Ranked Choice Voting effective?

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- All the numbers say that this election is going to be a generational landslide. But does it feel like it? We look back at 1980 to compare and contrast.

- Why COVID killed our appetite for Trump's rhetoric, the NBA taking heat from Sen. Hawley and why masks got politicized in our mailbag.

- Interview with Jason McDaniel (@ValisJason) about Ranked Choice Voting and if it is ultimately worth the unintended consequences.

Jul 18 2020

1hr 12mins

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Jeff Sessions is vanquished, RBG hospitalized, Kanye Out? Trump's rhetoric vs. Obama

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- With RBG hospitalized, is Cocaine Mitch getting ready to run the hurry up offense to appoint another justice?

- We have some finalized matchups for Senate in Alabama, Texas and Maine.

- Kanye West is quitting the presidential race... or is he...

- Tom Merritt delivers a history lesson on how Richard Nixon almost became the Andrew Yang of his day

- Interview with Jennifer Mercieca (@jenmercieca) about the differences in rhetoric between Donald Trump and Barack Obama. Also,does Hide-A-Biden play to Joe's rhetorical strengths?

Jul 16 2020

1hr 16mins

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COVID deaths are back up, Are you motivated to vote by anger?

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- With COVID deaths moving in the wrong direction again, President Trump is going to have to wrestle with his lack of approval on his handling. And by the way, he has a convention coming up.

- Mailbag including questions on Kanye, how the immigrant wave of the 1900 compares to modern day racism, being confronted by a freezing cold take from pre-COVID world and more.

- Interview with Davin Phoenix (@Davin_Phoenix) on how voters from different races are animated to go to the polls and what role anger does or doesn't play.

Jul 10 2020

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Why the Democratic convention will be the largest disaster in internet history

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- Party platforms are historically angry and boring. Now the Democrats are going to hold theirs online while the progressive wing is desperately searching to move the party leftward. This will be a disaster.

- Kanye. The Forbes article. The Birthday Party. Please skip this segment if you hate Kanye.

- Interview with Kevin Mattson about comparisons between Trump and Nixon as well as Trump and Carter. Also, bonus talk about punk music in the 80s and Reagan.

Jul 09 2020

1hr 3mins

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Mask Mandate Madness, Why Herman Cain could get Trump's campaign boss fired

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- We discuss some of the odd cases of mask mandates including Knox County, Tennessee where the only man to vote against it is WWE Superstar Kane.

- Herman Cain has COVID and that could affect the power struggle within the Trump campaign.

- Dave Levinthal (Business Insider) talks the FEC crumbling, Biden beating Trump in fundraising and what a money factory The Villages.

Jul 03 2020

1hr 1min

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Breaking down Biden's first public appearance in months. Can progressives win in rural states?

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- Biden lives! Justin breaks down his first speech and Q and A. What is his strategy now that he's emerged from the basement? What parts of Trump is he targeting? How did he handle his questions including a parting shot about his mental cognition?

- Hickenlooper survives a doozy of a final month to get his party's nomination for Senate. Amy McGrath will now take on Cocaine Mitch in November. Both beat progressives. Does the Bernie revolution play in the rural parts of the country?

- Risa Brooks (@RisaBrooks12) discusses the simmering tensions between Trump and military leaders nervous about their historic relationship with civilian government.

Jul 02 2020

1hr 1min

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Mailbag! Tulsa feedback! ALSO Media in the age of COVID + Protests

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BONUS EP BECAUSE YOU DESERVE IT! - Mailbag questions on Tulsa, electoral college, police reform and more! - Interview with Pete Freedman of Central Track in Dallas, Texas about the desperate place COVID left his website, the unexpected rise in traffic with the lockdown, the intensity of covering a month of protests, how Facebook made an old article go viral and more.

Jun 26 2020

1hr 10mins

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Are we truly prepared to not know a winner on election night? Trump's testing fumble.

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- With another election stretching past election night and only more mail ballots on the horizon, is it time we realized that Election Week 2020 is coming?

- Trump's Tulsa rally was a big missed opportunity but not as big as his position on testing.

- We speak with Joanna Schwartz (UCLA) about Qualified Immunity, the arguments for/against, if it will be replaced by congress and why it might be the only thing Justices Thomas and Sotomayor agree on.

Jun 25 2020

56mins

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Tulsa Trump Rally As It Happened! The crowds, the COVID anxiety (and lack thereof) and the protests!

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- Interviewing Trump fans in line for the rally

- Waiting for Air Force One to land with Kevin Ryan

- Sorting through the confusion brought on by attendance woes

- Getting pepper sprayed during the protests

Jun 22 2020

1hr 3mins

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LIVE from the Tulsa Trump Rally!

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- We interview the first woman in line for the Trump rally who drove five days from Florida to be there. Justin asks about masks.

- A trip to the former Black Wall Street to reflect on Juneteenth

- Interview with Seth Masket (FiveThirtyEight, Mischiefs of Faction) who defends the photo op and is dragged into a WAY too granular conversation about John Hickenlooper's Senate primary because Justin can't shut up about it.

Jun 20 2020

49mins

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What the first COVID-19 rally means for Trump & Biden, Hickenlooper follies, Police Unions

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- Donald Trump will officially reboot the 2020 campaign on Saturday but what are the stakes for Biden and Trump? Will the risky gambit be a fatal blow for Trump? Will it force Biden out of the basement? How tenable is Biden's very conservative strategy?

- John Hickenlooper didn't succeed in running for president but he's currently leading the GOP incumbent for Senate. But will he make it there? A few new revelations complicate Hick's chances to make it out of the primary.

- The Senate GOP has introduced their police reform bill, will they be able to work with the House? Is Cocaine Mitch trying to speed this along or slow it further?

- Interview with Daniel DiSalvo about police unions, their role in politics and if reform is possible without their cooperation.

Jun 17 2020

58mins

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Rallies in the age of COVID, Bolton Book preview, How important is the VP to an election?

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- Justin is going to Tulsa to cover the first Trump rally so it gets him thinking about the lockdown and how we can hope to live our lives with the virus.

- John Bolton's book is finally going to come out at the end of the month. Will this be the one that FINALLY DOES TRUMP IN? Spoiler: probably not.

- Kyle C. Kopko and Christopher J. Devine (Authors of the new book Do Running Mates Matter?) join the show to discuss the historical worth of a vice president.

Jun 13 2020

1hr 3mins

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Biden runs to the right of Trump on police, vetting Keisha Lance Bottoms veepstakes chances

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- Congress is possibly moving toward putting a bi-partisan police reform bill on Trump's desk and Joe Biden is suggesting a $300 million payment to police departments. We look at the strategy behind Joe's move to the right on police.

- A roundup of the primary contests last night including the hot mess in Georgia.

- Vetting Keisha Lance Bottoms, the mayor of Atlanta, who is now a Veepstakes frontrunner.

- Interview with Michael Socolow about the media's role in covering COVID, protests and election. Also, a conversation on how shrewd the Hide-A-Biden strategy is.

- Your emails including a defense of Canadian divisions, JLO for VP, a screen on straw men and for the first time in months... AN ANGRY EMAIL!

Jun 11 2020

1hr 35mins

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Should Biden's lead on Trump be bigger? Cops respond to my Police Brutality episode

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- Biden is leading by 7% on average but should he be leading by more considering his opponent is dealing with a pandemic and nationwide riots?

- Police officer listeners reached out after the Police Brutality episode with their thoughts.

- Interview with George Dehner about the 1957 and 1968 pandemics and the origins of our modern social distancing

Jun 05 2020

1hr 8mins

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Police Brutality

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Justin discusses the George Floyd murder and the the reaction

- The history of how little accountability police departments have and how repealing Qualified Immunity could make a difference overnight.

- A moment when Rush Limbaugh applied Colin Kaepernick-esqe dexterity in his conversation with the Breakfast Club

- Vetting Val Demings, the only VP possibility who is a former police chief

Jun 04 2020

35mins

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George Floyd protests, Trump Twitter War, WHO defunding, Reopening anxiety

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Justin discusses the George Floyd protests and ensuing damage. Charges brought against the officer that did it. Trumps escalating war with Twitter in light of his executive order. The defunding of the WHO is also mentioned because a lot happened this morning.

Also, an interview about reopening anxiety and the universal truth with Kevin Ryan.

May 30 2020

57mins

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iTunes Ratings

783 Ratings
Average Ratings
587
178
4
5
9

Yes

By Tommy Russo - May 03 2020
Read more
JuRY is da best! He keeps both sides engaged with a sensible approach.

More Gloria Young

By wes horror - May 02 2020
Read more
Gloria Young interviews are the highlight of all episodes that feature her!