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Common Sense with Dan Carlin

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Rank #33 in Politics category

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Loud, fast-talking and deceptively funny, this politically-independent "forward-thinking pragmatist" looks at the events shaping our world through a uniquely American lens. It's smarter than you think, and faster than you expect.

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Loud, fast-talking and deceptively funny, this politically-independent "forward-thinking pragmatist" looks at the events shaping our world through a uniquely American lens. It's smarter than you think, and faster than you expect.

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By JS Rhinehart - May 07 2020
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An extraordinary and unique viewpoint. Perhaps the only media voice I feel I can trust.

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By ggBroski - Apr 22 2020
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Glad to still get some CS content. I’ve missed it. You def didn’t sound “rambley”

iTunes Ratings

7987 Ratings
Average Ratings
7136
386
188
116
161

Worth the wait

By JS Rhinehart - May 07 2020
Read more
An extraordinary and unique viewpoint. Perhaps the only media voice I feel I can trust.

New episode

By ggBroski - Apr 22 2020
Read more
Glad to still get some CS content. I’ve missed it. You def didn’t sound “rambley”
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Common Sense with Dan Carlin

Latest release on Apr 01, 2020

All 20 episodes from oldest to newest

Show 319 - A Recipe for Caesar

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Does a global pandemic help break the spell of our bitter partisan conflict, or does it just raise the stakes? In the first CS show in years Dan wrestles with the Zeitgeist.

Apr 01 2020

1hr 26mins

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Show 318 - For Whom the Bell Trolls

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You never know when you might get a little common sense unexpectedly out of nowhere.This is one of those times.

May 26 2018

46mins

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Show 317 - Shades of Grey

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Dan is finding is hard to operate in a Black and White, Good and Evil cultural environment where everyone is outraged all the time about everything and where Americans hate each other. Where's the Common Sense?

Oct 28 2017

51mins

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Show 316 - The Day of the Dove

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Politically-related violence in the U.S. heats up as talk of "Civil War" goes mainstream. What would a "Civil War" in the U.S. even look like? Dan has some thoughts on this and ways to potentially avoid such a fate.

Jun 19 2017

1hr

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Show 315 - War on a Whim?

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There's a lot in this show subject-wise, but it's really supposed to be about War Powers in the USA and how events in Syria and North Korea play into the issue.

May 01 2017

1hr 1min

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Show 314 - Unhealthy Numbers

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As the GOP attempts to repeal the Affordable Care Act, Dan ponders the dichotomy between what Americans spend on health care versus what they get in return.

Mar 16 2017

1hr 2mins

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Show 313 - Get Me A Glass of Water

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Dan is in an introspective mental place in this show...but he may just drag you in there with him.

Feb 14 2017

53mins

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Show 312 - Re-Connections with James Burke

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Dan has another visit with the always fascinating science historian and TV host James Burke. He also catches up a bit on early Trump cabinet picks and the Dakota pipeline protests.

Dec 07 2016

1hr 21mins

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Show 311 - Trumped

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Post-2016 election analysis and discussion from a Martian political perspective.

Nov 11 2016

1hr 3mins

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Show 310 - Or Else

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What happens if our nation's problems become too large to realistically imagine our politicians solving? What if voting doesn't help? Dan reminds us that he's not a moderate, and that you probably aren't either.

Oct 13 2016

44mins

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