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Common Sense with Dan Carlin

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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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Please come back!!

By NM Physicist - Aug 08 2019
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Dan, where did you go? The world needs your perspective.

My favorite Martian

By dclose84 - Aug 02 2019
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Looking forward to the next time the drums beat on

iTunes Ratings

6928 Ratings
Average Ratings
6217
340
147
94
130

Please come back!!

By NM Physicist - Aug 08 2019
Read more
Dan, where did you go? The world needs your perspective.

My favorite Martian

By dclose84 - Aug 02 2019
Read more
Looking forward to the next time the drums beat on
Cover image of Common Sense with Dan Carlin

Common Sense with Dan Carlin

Updated about 8 hours ago

Rank #77 in News 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.

Rank #1: Show 305 - A Catalyst for the Inconceivable

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Dan finds the idea of a Donald Trump presidency to be inconceivable. He also thinks a fundamental change in U.S. Foreign Policy is also inconceivable. Could one inconceivable outcome lead to another?
May 07 2016
1 hour 11 mins
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Rank #2: Show 307 - Revenge of the Gangrenous Finger

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This show has a "chickens coming home to roost" feel to it, but maybe in a positive way. It was supposed to be about the recent British vote to leave the EU, but evolved into something larger. Surprise, surprise.
Jun 27 2016
49 mins
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Rank #3: Show 302 - Of Courts, Cooks and Apples

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Justice Scalia of the Supreme Court dies and CEO Tim Cook and Apple go toe-to-toe with the U.S. Government over privacy.
Feb 26 2016
56 mins
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Rank #4: Show 303 - The Way You Play The Game Redux

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It's not easy to get under Dan's normally flexible, see-things-from-multiple-angles skin, but Donald Trump's stated willingness to cross traditional American moral fault lines has done just that.
Apr 01 2016
47 mins
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Rank #5: Show 306 - Disengaging the Lizard Brain

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Hate is a very strong word, but increasing numbers of Americans hate their countrymen. Is this a danger to the stability of the country? If it were deemed such, what can be done about it?
Jun 05 2016
44 mins
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Rank #6: Show 304 - Speed Dating For Delegates

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As the U.S. Presidential campaign veers into unprecedented territory Dan sees opportunity in the unusual circumstances. "Anger is an Energy" he says. And he says it AGAIN and AGAIN.
Apr 17 2016
44 mins
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Rank #7: Show 311 - Trumped

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Post-2016 election analysis and discussion from a Martian political perspective.
Nov 11 2016
1 hour 3 mins
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Rank #8: 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
53 mins
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Rank #9: 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
1 hour 21 mins
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Rank #10: 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
44 mins
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