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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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By Morgoth117 - Oct 27 2019
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Please come back, I loved your long view of things beyond 4 years. Love your hardcore histories.

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By Vnjgfghbgg - Oct 25 2019
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Please start this again! Common sense is becoming so uncommon these days!

iTunes Ratings

7135 Ratings
Average Ratings
6390
354
154
99
138

Muy bueno

By Morgoth117 - Oct 27 2019
Read more
Please come back, I loved your long view of things beyond 4 years. Love your hardcore histories.

😢

By Vnjgfghbgg - Oct 25 2019
Read more
Please start this again! Common sense is becoming so uncommon these days!
Cover image of Common Sense with Dan Carlin

Common Sense with Dan Carlin

Updated 3 days ago

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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

1hr 11mins

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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

49mins

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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

56mins

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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

47mins

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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

44mins

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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

44mins

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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

1hr 3mins

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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

53mins

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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

1hr 21mins

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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

44mins

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