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Episode #766: Birthday madness, followed by discussion of The Best Tweet Ever, CNN’s ridiculous Guantanamo coverage , New York Times’ ridiculous Gaza coverage , and then Media Matter defending the DOJ’s targeting of reporters .
Episode #767: Allison and Jamie discuss women in secularism , fast food workers unite, Chicago school closings protests, Judge says lesbian’s partner must leave house due to her “lifestyle,” Koch brothers dump toxic byproduct on Detroit, regulators back down on  derivatives rule , the AP scoop that ran to DOJ probe only ran after CIA sign off , head of Fort Campbell harassment program arrested in domestic dispute.
Episode #768: Jamie is a language pioneer, the Chicago Board of Education considers closing 54 schools  despite overwhelming evidence the closures won’t fix the city’s deficit, a Florida teen is expelled and charged with a felony for being in a lesbian relationship, labor deal emerges in aftermath of Bangladesh tragedy, day 100 passes of the Gitmo hunger strike, Abercrombie & Fitch’s fat-shaming CEO .
Episode #1864: Sign up to support Allison’s future BRAND-NEW podcast at  patreon.com/allisonkilkenny  for as little as $1/month! Parker (@parkermolloy) joins the show for the LAST REGULAR EPISODE OF CITIZEN RADIO EVER! Parker talks about therapy and Allison discusses cat updates and shouts out Jason Scott who archived the old episodes of CR for your listening pleasure . Also, media recs: an anti-rec from Parker to NOT read that article about the girl who gouged out her own eyes, but DO...
Episode #10 Second half of Jamie and Allison's interview with Remi Kanazi, Palestinian poet, activist and editor of the book Poets for Palestine.  The discussion continues with a focus on blaming America! Missed the first half of the interview?  Don't fret, you can find it in episode #8, 7 January 2009. But first...the unfunny but totally real headlines! Remi Kanazi on the Web Twitter: @remroum Website: http://poetsforpalestine.com Poets for Palestine Book on Amazon: http://amzn.com/1930083092
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Mar 17, 2018 Citizen Radio
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Episode #17 What is now called Citizen Radio, was once called Drunken Politics!  What is now independent, was once on BreakThru Radio!  Here, for your listening, viewing, whatevering pleasure, is episode #17! Today on the show... Milk wins multiple Oscars! Part two of the interview with journalist Johann Hari, talking about homophobia, coca-cola and pirates! But first...the unfunny but totally real headlines! This, and all CR podcasts, are brought to you by the good folk at Vegan Essentials (...
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Mar 17, 2018 Citizen Radio
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Episode #18 What is now called Citizen Radio, was once called Drunken Politics!  What is now independent, was once on BreakThru Radio!  Here, for your listening, viewing, whatevering pleasure, is episode #18! On today's show... Crazy Mexican Cartels! The Omnibus Bill of 2009 Republicans are refusing to pass cause it's full of earmarks. And Allison tries to link the film/graphic novel Watchmen to politics...so she can talk about the Watchmen. This, and all CR podcasts, are brought to you by...
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Episode #38 Welcome to another episode of Citizen Radio and to the old days of being hosted on BreakThru Radio!  Here, for your listening, viewing, whatevering pleasure, is episode #38! Today on the show... While Jamie was away doing something comedy related Allison was getting some awesome interviews.  First off she chats with healthcare whistleblower Wendell Potter ( http://wendellpotter.com/ ), followed by an interview with Remote Area Medical's Stan Brock (...
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Mar 17, 2018 Citizen Radio
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Epispde #43 Citizen Radio spends this last hour from Edinburgh with comic Robin Ince! First, a brief recap of the week including the news about Ted Kennedy dying. Read all about Kennedy's career-long battle for universal healthcare coverage at Allison's blog (http://trueslant.com/allisonkilkenny/2009/08/26/ted-kennedy-health-care-reform-is-the-cause-of-my-life/) Then, Allison and Jamie talk with Robin about media, comedy, atheism, and shopping malls. Next week, Citizen Radio is back in the...
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Episode #50 Citizen Radio discusses Obama's Nobel Peace Prize and his big gay rights speech. Also, the shitty (literally) meat industry, Australian blackface, Senator Al "Kickin' Ass" Franken, private contractor rape, White People Problems, global warming denier James Inhofe, the useless Senate, and liberal solidarity. Allison discusses a new undercover investigation video scandal, one you probably haven't seen covered on the news ad nauseam like the ACORN story. You probably haven't...
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Episode #146 Allison and Jamie discuss the latest WikiLeaks leak, more on our good friends the Teabaggers, the Citizen Radio Super Fan Essay Contest winner is announced, creepy film student Jeff hangs out during the recording and the hilarious Dominic Dierkes makes an appearance.
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Mar 16, 2018 Citizen Radio
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Episode #71 Happy 2010 from Citizen Radio! Allison and Jamie read some fan/hate mail. Yes, sometimes they can be both.  Next, Allison explains why torture is more offensive than profane language. Citizen Radio discusses Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab AKA “The Underwear Bomber,” and the myths Republicans and the media have created about President Obama’s response to the failed terrorist attack, and national security. The myths list, originally posted by Juan Cole, can be found here:...
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Mar 16, 2018 Citizen Radio
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Episode #72 Citizen Radio interviews a VERY special surprise guest! Also, the top 25 censored stories of 2009/2010. Check out the top 10 list at Allison’s blog: http://trueslant.com/allisonkilkenny/2010/01/02/top-25-censored-stories-for-20092010/ , and the full 25 list at Project Censored: http://www.projectcensored.org/top-stories/category/two-thousand-and-ten-book/ . Allison and Jamie discuss the different degrees of censorship, and the US version, “Soft censorship.” Update on the...
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Mar 16, 2018 Citizen Radio
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Episode #73 *** First up, Allison and Jamie discuss Vagina Politics, and how all societies fight to regulate the supply of vaginas.  *** Upcoming guest: Sara Benincasa ( http://www.sarabenincasa.com/, ) a comedian, writer, and radio talk show host. She’s famous for her Sarah Palin impersonation, and during the election, she created original web video content for the Huffington Post's humor site, 23/6, a series for which she won an ECNY Award and was nominated for a Webby for best...
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Mar 16, 2018 Citizen Radio
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Episode #74 First up, Allison and Jamie discuss Vagina Politics, and how all societies fight to regulate the supply of vaginas.  Special guest: Sara Benincasa ( http://www.sarabenincasa.com/, ) a comedian, writer, and radio talk show host. She’s famous for her Sarah Palin impersonation, and during the election, she created original web video content for the Huffington Post's humor site, 23/6, a series for which she won an ECNY Award and was nominated for a Webby for best performance,...
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Episode #75 On this weekend’s Citizen Radio, Allison and Jamie discuss the tragic events in Haiti, and how the media is portraying Haiti as land of a million poor black people where bad shit constantly goes down. What isn’t being reported is that US debt policies left Haiti vulnerable to catastrophe (http://trueslant.com/allisonkilkenny/2010/01/13/us-debt-policies-left-haiti-vulnerable-to-catastrophe/). If you can spare it, please help Haitians and make donations to UNICEF...
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Episode #76 On this Wednesday's Citizen Radio... Jamie returns from San Francisco where he secured some badass upcoming guests for Citizen Radio: Comic Paul F. Tompkins and Robin Williams, the newest members of the Church Of The Smiling Vagina (COSV)! At the Nashville Teabagger Convention in February, Sarah Palin will be joined on stage by numerous religious authoritarians. One of them is Judge Roy Moore, a former chief justice from Alabama who has openly advocated killing gay people. It’s...
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Episode #77 On this weekend’s Citizen Radio… Martha Coakley concedes the Massachusetts Senate (and Ted Kennedy’s old) seat to Scott Brown. Citizen Radio talks about what this means, how this happened, and Brown’s nude centerfold spread in Cosmopolitan magazine. The mainstream media has already decided what the Brown win means: Liberalism is dead. Citizen Radio disagrees. Jamie talks about David Cameron and Gordon Brown, and why voting for Cameron is George W. Bush Part II. Next, Jamie...
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Episode #78 On this Wednesday's Citizen Radio... Listeners have nominated Citizen Radio for the Presidential Citizens Medal. Other listeners who would like to nominate CR can do so here: http://www.whitehouse.gov/citizensmedal . Allison and Jamie promise to have the best acceptance speech ever if they win. After spending the week in Chicago and feasting on mainstream media, Jamie discusses what the TV taught him (particularly about Jersey Shore,) while Allison contrasts those stories with print...
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Episode #79 On this weekend's Citizen Radio... First, Allison and Jamie answer a question from a fan about loud, angry people, who have no idea what they’re talking about. John Kiriakou, the former CIA operative who gained international fame by affirming the Neo-Conservative wet dream that waterboarding quickly unloosens the tongues of hard-core terrorists, now says he didn’t know what he was talking about. In fact, he wasn’t even in the room during the Zubaydah torture sessions. (...
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Episode #81 Citizen Radio broadcasts from their NEW studio/home in Brooklyn! First up, the debut of a new segment involving the introduction of a weatherman/religious zealot/racist/surprise guest. Next, Saturday Night Live writer, Mike Drucker, stops by to discuss the Obama-Republican Q&A, the IPad, Citizen Radio book collection, the media, Chris Matthews, and plays Who Would You Fuck? in which Mr. Drucker must decide which political figure he would rather have sex with. This, and all CR...
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Mar 16, 2018 Citizen Radio
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Episode #82 On this weekend's Citizen Radio... Allison and Jamie spend the hour interviewing muckraking investigative journalist, Greg Palast (http://gregpalast.com). Greg Palast is the author of the New York Times bestseller, "Armed Madhouse,” and an investigator of corporate fraud and racketeering. He has been called the "most important investigative reporter of our time" [Tribune Magazine] in Britain, where his first reports appeared on BBC television and in the Guardian...
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Episode #83 The press is freaking out because Al Franken is acting like a Democrat. Perish the thought: http://trueslant.com/allisonkilkenny/2010/02/05/al-franken-forgets-democrats-are-supposed-to-be-jelly-spined-cowards/ .  Allison and Jamie read some fan mail that redeems Chomsky fans everywhere.  Dan Mathews, the Senior Vice President of PETA joins Citizen Radio. Mathews is known for heading PETA's most controversial and attention-getting campaigns, including the "I'd Rather Go Naked...
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Mar 16, 2018 Citizen Radio
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Episode #84 Citizen Radio reads YOUR fan mail! The return of "Fuck you, David Cameron!" Iowa's Tea Party movement is less popular than pot, aliens, and Socialism, and yet the media offers the teabaggers coverage they would never dream of giving a left-wing fringe radical movement. ( http://trueslant.com/allisonkilkenny/2010/02/10/iowa-tea-party-movement-less-popular-than-pot-aliens-and-socialism/ ) The debut of Jimmy Chucklenuts, world-renowned ventriloquist, and his little buddy,...
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Mar 16, 2018 Citizen Radio
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Episode #85 Glenn Beck: Still a crazy asshole Allison and Jamie talk about their earliest memories of contemplating atheism How to represent liberalism in a way that appeals to people Citizen Radio reads YOUR listener mail! With the success of "Fuck You, David Cameron!" Allison and Jamie have received a request for "Fuck You, Stephen Harper!" detailing all the terrible things the Canadian Prime Minister has been doing, so here it is! Allison talks about discredited...
Episode #87 First up, Allison and Jamie answer listener mail questions about the draft.  Next, Citizen Radio talks about how other countries (Spain, Italy, Australia, France, Britain, Latvia, Portugal, Hungary, Switzerland, Ireland, Germany, Belgium, Slovakia, Jordan, Kuwait, Iran, Iraq, Albania, Bermuda, Palau,etc.) are willing to take in inmates from Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, while Congress cries in fear and refuses to uphold the law. (...
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Episode #88 Allison gripes about Fareed Zakaria, free market enthusiast and host of CNN’s GPS. Zakaria has accused the American people of “public schizophrenia,” primarily because the media has done a shitty job of explaining host the economy works, and now everyone is confused about the deficit. Then, it’s part 2 of Citizen Radio’s interview with Dr. Gabor Maté. Dr. Maté treats addicts at Insite, the only safe-injection site in North America, a center that Canada’s Stephen Harper...
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Episode #89 Special guest, comedian Lee Camp (http://leecamp.net), stops by to talk about his legendary appearance on FOX News, passive-aggressive fans, the torture memos and John Yoo, Mike Huckabee, Air America, and Ryan Sorba, the now infamous homophobe who spouted hate at – go figure – CPAC. Next, it’s time for LISTENER MAIL! Allison, Jamie, and Lee respond to your comments and questions, which include the meaning of life and a wonderful question about Rush Limbaugh and ribs. Lee also...
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Episode #90 Citizen Radio welcomes special guest Frankie T (of the infamous “Frankie T and The Bean Show” from WRJR The Ranger. Frankie inadvertently stumbled into Citizen Radio’s studio; Allison and Jamie try to make the best of a weird situation. First up, Frankie offers his two cents while Allison and Jamie answer Listener Mail, including questions about religion and drugs. Next, Allison and Jamie talk with DC Pierson ( http://www.dcpierson.com/ ), author of the excellent book, The Boy...
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Episode #91 Citizen Radio reports from the Adelaide Fringe Festival in Australia! First up, Utah is trying to make miscarriages illegal (http://citypaper.net/blogs/clog/2010/02/23/dont-fall-down-the-stairs-ladies-in-utah-miscarriages-will-soon-be-illegal/). Next, it’s time for LISTENER MAIL! Allison and Jamie field your questions about Conservative family members and Israel. Allison talks about the Compton Cookout debacle at the University of California San Diego...
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Episode #92 Allison and Jamie talk about tasers, and how they've become an acceptable tool for citizen suppression. (http://trueslant.com/allisonkilkenny/2010/03/07/normalizing-the-police-state-and-how-it-ends-with-taser-firing-drones/). Specifically, they talk about Harper's Magazine latest feature on how the government and police handle protesters. (http://www.harpers.org/archive/2010/03/0082866). Additionally, Taser's distributor has announced plans for a flying drone that fires stun darts...
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Mar 16, 2018 Citizen Radio
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Episode #93 First up, Allison and Jamie "welcome" back a very special friend (www.ihatecomedy.com,) who somehow forced his way into doing the traffic report after a disastrous stint at Citizen Radio's weatherman. Also, Jamie reads some LISTENER MAIL! Next, Citizen Radio welcomes special guest, comic W. Kamau Bell (www.wkamaubell.com)! Kamau joins Citizen Radio to discuss Lost, race, racism in stand-up comedy, Obama, teabaggers, and what makes him happy. His CD is called "Face...
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Episode #94 Act I Allison and Jamie discuss atheism, and how the atheist movement can be used to combat The Crazy, including the Texas Board of Education, which is trying to advance an ultra-conservative agenda (http://www.examiner.com/x-15870-Populist-Examiner~y2010m3d14-Texas-school-board-revising-curriculum-creating-controversy), and the Vatican (http://trueslant.com/allisonkilkenny/2010/03/13/popes-chief-exorcist-claims-the-devil-is-squatting-in-the-vatican/). Citizen Radio welcomes the...
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Mar 16, 2018 Citizen Radio
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Episode #96 Act I Allison and Jamie discuss the healthcare bill, Bart Stupak and the anti-choice crew ( http://trueslant.com/allisonkilkenny/2010/03/20/anti-choice-crowd-should-be-cheering-for-healthcare-reform/ ).  Citizen Radio discusses the Stupak amendment at length, and a woman’s right to choose versus the Republican pre-cradle, post-grave philosophy.  Act II Part 2 of Citizen Radio’s interview with special guest, journalist Johann Hari ( http://www.johannhari.com/ )  Johann is an...
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Episode #98 First up, Islam, atheism, and why liberals are afraid to criticize non-Christian extremism. Next, Citizen Radio reads some sweet, sweet LISTENER MAIL! Allison and Jamie talk about the benefits (and limits) of internet activism, how different types of people bring different important assets to the activist community (even if you’re an introverted math nerd), and why old people are awesome. Allison discusses General Stanley McChrystal’s amazing comment: ““We have shot an...
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Episode #99 Citizen Radio discusses Mike McConnell, the Washington Post, the dangers of sleazy corporatism (http://www.salon.com/news/opinion/glenn_greenwald/2010/03/29/mcconnell) , and the war on WikiLeaks (http://www.salon.com/news/opinion/glenn_greenwald/2010/03/27/wikileaks/index.html). Blanche Lincoln is fighting to revise history and pretend she was an advocate for health care reform all along (http://digbysblog.blogspot.com/2010/03/oh-blanche.html). Next, an investigation into leaked...
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Episode #100 Citizen Radio has changed its logo from, "Thinking Critically Even When It's Your Guy In The White House," to "DIY Radio Broadcasting From The People's Republic Of The Internet". Jamie and Allison explain why they made the change. The burden of the Employer-Employee relationship increasingly falls exclusively on the Employee. Fortune 500 companies like Wal-Mart have now hired a company, Talx, to rob employees of their unemployment benefits....
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Episode #101 The whistleblower website WikiLeaks has posted a graphic video ( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zYTxuW2vmzk ) of a US army assault in Baghdad in 2007 that left 12 people dead, including two Reuters news agency employees. Citizen Radio discusses the importance of whistleblowers, the military’s cover-up of war crimes, CNN’s editing of the WikiLeaks footage, and the Pentagon’s claim that it has “lost the tapes” showing the 2007 tragedy. Next, it’s time for some sweetass...
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Mar 16, 2018 Citizen Radio
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Episode #102 David Brooks thinks the rich work harder than the poor, and also, President Obama “throws like a Democrat.” Employers are now checking applicants’ credit scores during the hiring process. This practice, combined with a corporate culture of slave labor (unpaid internships and part-time employees), and a reversal of Progressive achievements have created a permanent underclass...
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Mar 16, 2018 Citizen Radio
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Episode #103 Visit Citizen Radio's special guest, Russell Kane's, website (http://www.russellkane.co.uk/), and add him on Twiter (http://twitter.com/russell_kane) and Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/pages/Russell-Kane/19226626391?ref=ts). Turns out, Conservative judges are activist judges, too. (http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/14/opinion/14stone.html?partner=rss&emc=rss) Nebraska has enacted new abortion restrictions, including prohibiting abortions performed after 20 weeks except when the...
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Episode #104 The Obama administration has finally decided to stop looking “forward, and not backward” and hold someone accountable for wiretapping! Unfortunately, it’s the NSA whistleblower, Thomas Drake. (http://www.salon.com/news/opinion/glenn_greenwald/2010/04/15/prosecutions) Citizen Radio discusses the complete lack of accountability for illegal wars, torture, and wiretapping, including the revelation that a CIA official said, "[T]he heat from destroying [the torture tapes] is...
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Episode #105 Operation Interview Obama continues! Twitter users, please Tweet the following message (often, and feel free to put your own, unique spin on the message): Tell President Obama to remember his base, and to say YES to Q&A with #CitizenRadio. #OandCR @BarackObama @whitehouse @PressSec Jamie returns from Washington D.C. where he performed for godless atheists and high people across the hall from an event starring anti-choice politician, Bob Casey. Jamie appears in a new book by...
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Mar 16, 2018 Citizen Radio
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Episode #106 Allison and Jamie give updates on Operation Interview Obama. As always, Twitter users, please Tweet the general spirit of the following message (though feel free to put your own, creative, and funny spin on it, while remembering to remain respectful and polite): Tell President Obama to remember his base, and to say YES to Q&A with #CitizenRadio. #OandCR @BarackObama @whitehouse @PressSec It’s now legal in Arizona for the police to harass anyone suspected of being an illegal...
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Mar 16, 2018 Citizen Radio
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Episode #111 This, and all CR podcasts, are brought to you by the good folks at Vegan Essentials (http://www.veganessentials.com/). Shop there for all your vegan needs, and tell 'em Citizen Radio sent you!
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Mar 16, 2018 Citizen Radio
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Episode #113 Allison and Jamie discuss the video of a Missouri SWAT team storming into a family’s house in the middle of the night, shooting the family dog, terrifying a child, all in the name of a little bit of marijuana. (http://trueslant.com/allisonkilkenny/2010/05/06/disturbing-video-of-swat-raid-on-missouri-family/) Follow-up here:http://trueslant.com/allisonkilkenny/2010/05/07/confusing-details-emerge-about-missouri-swat-team-warrant/. Citizen Radio plays the audio from that video and...
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Episode #114 First up, it’s the Unfunny But Totally Real Headlines! Learn about the world, while sitting on your ass, and feel like you’re actually doing something. It’s only two minutes, and then you can sound smart to your apathetic hipster douche bag friends! Then, it’s the debut of Citizen Radio trivia! Jamie asks the audience some questions for prizes, and Allison demonstrates how super awesome she is at trivia. Jamie explains how some people have voted to elect war criminals....
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Episode #115 Citizen Radio spends the hour with comedian W. Kamau Bell ( http:​/​/​www.​wkamaubell.​com/ ), who is called the “most important guy doing comedy…He’s going to be a legend in his own lifetime like Richard Pryor and Lenny Bruce,” by Margaret Cho. Kamau’s solo show “The W. Kamau Bell Curve” is playing at the Solonova Arts Festival (PS 122, 150 1st Ave @ 9th St) May 20 (9PM) and May 22 (4PM). He will also be the featured comic at Citizen Radio Live! May 24t”...
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Episode #116 First up, it’s the Unfunny But Totally Real Headlines! Learn about the world, while sitting on your ass, and feel like you’re actually doing something. It’s only two minutes, and then you can sound smart to your apathetic hipster douche bag friends! Next, Allison and Jamie discuss Rand Paul, his crazy Libertarian beliefs, like how he thinks the Civil Rights Act violates the rights of private businesses (...
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Mar 16, 2018 Citizen Radio
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Episode #117 First up, it’s the Unfunny But Totally Real Headlines! Learn about the world, while sitting on your ass, and feel like you’re actually doing something. It’s only two minutes, and then you can sound smart to your apathetic hipster douche bag friends! Allison starts feuds with the media elite on Twitter, and for some reason, they care what she thinks. Also, she briefly recaps the latest BP news, but for all the updates, check out her blog at ...
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Mar 16, 2018 Citizen Radio
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Epispde #118: Citizen Radio interviews the awesome Paul Provenza!
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Mar 16, 2018 Citizen Radio
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Episode #119 Due to overwhelming requests, Citizen Radio brings you Jamie Kilstein’s live hour at the Upright Citizen’s Brigade Theatre in NYC! In this hour, Jamie tears into President Obama, homophobes, organized religion, the Christian “side hug” phenomenon, abstinence programs, the Church Of The Smiling Vagina, and he comes to terms with the fact that he was a little asshole for most of his life. Much thanks to everyone who came out to Jamie’s live show, but for our international...
Episode #120 First up, the Unfunny But Totally Real Headlines! Learn about the world, while sitting on your ass, and feel like you’re ACTUALLY doing something! It’s only two minutes, and then you can sound smart to your apathetic hipster douche bag friends. As always, try to spot the ridiculous Fox News headline! Allison is no longer blogging for True Slant. Steve Forbes recently acquired the blog, and Allison decided she wouldn’t be a good fit for Forbes (for obvious reasons) if she had...
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Mar 16, 2018 Citizen Radio
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Episode #125 An interview with a legendary tattoo artist! Allison and Jamie interview tattoo artist and legend, Guy Aitchison (http://www.hyperspacestudios.com/), who many of you may remember from his guest appearance with his sister Hannah on TLC's LA Ink. Guy has had more influence on the world of tattooing in the last decade than any other artist. His work has been published on numerous occasions in tattoo magazines including 'Outlaw Biker Tattoo Review', 'Easyrider Tattoo' , 'Skin Art',...
Episode #126: Dissappointing elections, Progressive Bill Halter fails to beat Blanche Lincoln in Arkansas, an Oath Keeper with a napalm bomb and listener mail!
Episode #128   This, and all CR podcasts, are brought to you by the good folks at Vegan Essentials (http://www.veganessentials.com/). Shop there for all your vegan needs, and tell 'em Citizen Radio sent you!
Episode #129 This, and all CR podcasts, are brought to you by the good folks at Vegan Essentials (http://www.veganessentials.com/). Shop there for all your vegan needs, and tell 'em Citizen Radio sent you!
Episode #130 This, and all CR podcasts, are brought to you by the good folks at Vegan Essentials (http://www.veganessentials.com/). Shop there for all your vegan needs, and tell 'em Citizen Radio sent you!
Episode #131 On a side note, if you aren't shocked and bawling your eyes out after the 911 phonecall then you might need some empathy lessons, stat. This, and all CR podcasts, are brought to you by the good folks at Vegan Essentials (http://www.veganessentials.com/). Shop there for all your vegan needs, and tell 'em Citizen Radio sent you!
Episode #132 In today's episode we learn that trying to quit coffee results in fights and naps.  Jamie is fatigued from their ordeal during their trip to New Jersey to Charlie the dentist as their car dies in the middle of the fucking New Jersey Turnpike.  They almost died people, no big deal.  NO BIG DEAL!   They then discuss Australian government news, sitting Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has been overthrown and replaced by Julia Gillard!  Finally, no episode is complete without a little...
Episode #133: Why violent protest methods don't work, Libertarians are scary, G20, the Privatisation of Social Security and Viewer Mail
Episode #134: Republicans, Racism, Immigration Legislation, Kagan's confirmation hearings and Atheism listener mail!
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Mar 16, 2018 Citizen Radio
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Episode #139 Allison and Jamie discuss the gross injustice of the Oscar Grant ruling, and the parallels between that case and the Troy Davis trial. Jamie also talks about the dangers of calling tasers the "nonlethal" alternative to deadly force. Yet another study has come out saying the wealth disparity is at an all time high in the US. Allison points out that it seems like this same study comes out every month, but how this time there is some encouraging talk coming from the new UAW...
Episode #140 Jamie and Allison report in from Montreal, you can practically hear the wild yaksmen and maple syrup flowing in the background.   Jamie slows the fuck down and ends up becoming a robot.  Jamie discusses a radio interview and another border patrol story, this time including missing minority people.     Allison discusses NASA reporting that the first half of 2010 was the hottest season on record, the difference between climate and weather (and the fucking morons that get it...
Episode #141 The episode starts out with an insult-off between Jamie and Allison, guess who wins?   Argentina legalised gay marriage.  Another country that America knows nothing about does something America should do.  Jamie comes up with a rare funny tweet acceptable joke.  The real fans of the show are called out, specifically Iran, mothers from Wisconsin and King of the Dolphins.  Oooooh...   Jamie and Allison discuss how to deal with the guilt associated with not giving money to...
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Episode #142 Jamie and Allison discuss comedy and art in an interview with actor and comedian Paul F. Tompkins at the Montreal Comedy Festival. This, and all CR podcasts, are brought to you by the good folks at Vegan Essentials (http://www.veganessentials.com/). Shop there for all your vegan needs, and tell 'em Citizen Radio sent you!
Episode #143 Jamie and Allison have gone interview CRAZY.  Starts off with our daring duo finally interviewing someone with opposing views, the president of the Young Republicans Hunter Worthington the Fourth, followed by comedian Dominic Derkus and last of all supercool rockstar Tim Minchin!   This, and all CR podcasts, are brought to you by the good folks at Vegan Essentials (http://www.veganessentials.com/). Shop there for all your vegan needs, and tell 'em Citizen Radio sent you!
Episode #144 Broadcasting from "the rotting abyss that is" Las Vegas during Netroots Nation, Jamie and Allison discuss and complain about the city they find themselves trapped in, travelling with Virgin Air and re-segregation of schools in North Carolina.  Interviews follow with Justin Krebs, author of '538 Ways to Live Work and Play Like a Liberal' and comedian Lee Camp.   Listen as they try to keep themselves from committing suicide to escape the fat tourists surrounding their...
Episode #145: Disliking Las Vegas, Enjoying Netroots Nation, Abortion, Repealing Estate Tax and Listener Mail!
Episode #147 Jamie and Allison start out by potentially being a bit too honest.  Then the Bad News first:  Obama allowing the FBI to have warrantless access to citizen's internet records.  Good News though: Shirley Sherrod is suing Andrew Breitbart!      Finally, the team interview the Pope and comedian Matt Besser, cofounder of the Upright Citizens Brigade.   This, and all CR podcasts, are brought to you by the good folks at Vegan Essentials (h    ttp://www.veganessentials.com/)....
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Episode #153 Allison shares a story about her new personal hero, JetBlue flight attendant Steven Slater, whose epic freak out will surely lead to him becoming the hero of folklore.  Next, Press Secretary Robert Gibbs had some unkind words for Progressives, including that “They will be satisfied when we have Canadian healthcare and we’ve eliminated the Pentagon. That’s not reality," and “They wouldn’t be satisfied if Dennis Kucinich was president.” Google and Verizon have some...
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Episode #154 Jamie and Allison discuss Politico, the common phenomenon of Republicans fighting against stimulus then accepting stimulus money and the listener/viewer mail war returns. The episode ends with a discussion of the finer points of knowing which company owns the food you buy and boycotting Starbucks.   This, and all CR podcasts, are brought to you by the good folks at Vegan Essentials (http://www.veganessentials.com/). Shop there for all your vegan needs, and tell 'em Citizen Radio...
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Episode #167 Twelve American soldiers face charges over a secret "kill team" that allegedly blew up and shot Afghan civilians at random and collected their fingers as trophies. Dozens of flight attendants spent an early Tuesday afternoon picketing for higher wages. Among them, was Phoenix-based flight attendant Kirsten Arianejad, who says she was recently fired from Compass Airlines after telling a television reporter she was "on food stamps." When students in California...
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Episode #168 Jamie recounts where he was on the morning of September 11, 2001, and Allison talks about the fetishizing of national tragedies. The rest of the episode is devoted to your Listener Mail! Your questions/comments this week entail if straight people should get married when gay people can't, launching a new campaign of ad-busting, and if there are any good Conservative bloggers you should be reading.
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Episode #169 One in seven Americans lived in poverty in 2009, the highest level since the 1960s. Citizen Radio talks about why most poor people shouldn't feel ashamed because their debt has been acquired in a rigged system that requires the underclass overuse credit in order to survive. The largest lobbying group in the world, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, has been accused of tax fraud . Allison discusses the story of Spc. Alyssa Peterson , who killed herself after refusing  orders to...
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Episode #170 The next time one of your little wiener Libertarian friends says government is always the problem, and never the solution, tell them about Dr. Frances Oldham Kelsey , who saved thousands of children from being born with flipper arms. Allison and Jamie discuss Libertarians, including Rand Paul, and how deregulation bloodhounds have hollowed out the state, made regulation ineffective, which led to horrific accidents like the Massey mine explosion and BP oil rig disaster. Citizen...
Episode #171 Jamie talks through his trauma, which is a result of doing morning radio in Kansas, including his colorful interactions with anti-Semites and Democratic bigots. Allison interviews special guest, journalist Doug Henwood about the deficit hysteria, the Obama administration's abandonment of labor, and if there can ever be a true "recovery" when unemployment remains so high. Check out The Real News' series of highly informative interviews with Doug. Christine O'Donnell is the...
Episode #9 Happy new year and the Middle East is on fire!  Jamie and Allison interview Palestinian poet, activist and editor of the book Poets for Palestine, Remi Kanazi!  Discussion revolves around a broad introduction to the Israeli/Palestinian conflict, an overview of the different 'solutions' being proposed and how, surprise surprise, America is complicit in yet another horrendous act on the international stage.  This interview is a perfect primer on the conflict in the Middle East or if...
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Episode #11 What is now called Citizen Radio, was once called Drunken Politics!  What is now independent, was once on BreakThru Radio!  Here, for your listening, viewing, whatevering pleasure, is episode #11! On today's show... J&A's final fuck you to former President Bush!!! But first...the unfunny but totally real headlines! This, and all CR podcasts, are brought to you by the good folk at Vegan Essentials ( http://veganessentials.com/ ). Buy cruelty-free products there and tell 'em...
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Episode #12 What is now called Citizen Radio, was once called Drunken Politics!  What is now independent, was once on BreakThru Radio!  Here, for your listening, viewing, whatevering pleasure, is episode #12! On today's show... Thoughts on the inauguration, clips cut out from the inauguration and bitter truths about the inauguration! Engaging in bipartisan discourse on how religion is crazy and if you don't press charges against bush officials then you're an accomplice to war crimes! But...
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Episode #13 What is now called Citizen Radio, was once called Drunken Politics!  What is now independent, was once on BreakThru Radio!  Here, for your listening, viewing, whatevering pleasure, is episode #13! On today's show... Broadcasting from Dublin, Ireland and J&A discover the disgusting truth of kebaaaahhhhbs! Followed by an interview with Paul Rieckhoff, the executive director and founder of Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA), the first and largest organization for...
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Episode #14 What is now called Citizen Radio, was once called Drunken Politics!  What is now independent, was once on BreakThru Radio!  Here, for your listening, viewing, whatevering pleasure, is episode #14! On today's show... Broadcasting from Belfast, Ireland with special guest Irish comedian Keith Farnan! This, and all CR podcasts, are brought to you by the good folk at Vegan Essentials ( http://veganessentials.com/ ). Buy cruelty-free products there and tell 'em Citizen Radio sent you!
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Episode #15 What is now called Citizen Radio, was once called Drunken Politics!  What is now independent, was once on BreakThru Radio!  Here, for your listening, viewing, whatevering pleasure, is episode #12! On today's show... Last broadcast from the UK and an interview with the band the Thermals! This, and all CR podcasts, are brought to you by the good folk at Vegan Essentials ( http://veganessentials.com/ ). Buy cruelty-free products there and tell 'em Citizen Radio sent you!
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Episode #16 What is now called Citizen Radio, was once called Drunken Politics!  What is now independent, was once on BreakThru Radio!  Here, for your listening, viewing, whatevering pleasure, is episode #12! On today's show... Returning from a two week stint in the UK and trying to remember how to do a radio show. First part of the fantastic interview with Johann Hari, writer for London Independent and keeper of the blog http://www.johannhari.com/ But first...the unfunny but totally real...
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Episode #19 What is now called Citizen Radio, was once called Drunken Politics! What is now independent, was once on BreakThru Radio! Here, for your listening, viewing, whatevering pleasure, is episode #19! Today on the show... Part I of the interview with Princeton Professor Melissa Harris-Lacewell, Author of Barbershops, Bibles, and BET: Everyday Talk and Black Political Thought. You can also see her on the Rachel Maddow Show, Real Time with Bill Maher and Democracy Now! Find her on her...
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Episode #20 What is now called Citizen Radio, was once called Drunken Politics!  What is now independent, was once on BreakThru Radio!  Here, for your listening, viewing, whatevering pleasure, is episode #20! On today's show... J&A discuss atheists, Desmond Tutu, New Oreleans, Hip Hop and part II of the interview with Princeton Professor Melissa Harris-Lacewell, Author of Barbershops, Bibles, and BET: Everyday Talk and Black Political Thought. You can see Melissa on the Rachel Maddow...
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Episode #22 Welcome to another episode of Citizen Radio and to the old days of being hosted on BreakThru Radio!  Here, for your listening, viewing, whatevering pleasure, is episode #22! Today on the show... J&A interview Tariq Ali, prominent British Pakistani historian, intellectual, novelist and political campaigner.  http://tariqali.org/ And a new segment appears, 'Citizen Radio Checks in With Hope'. But first...the unfunny but totally real headlines This, and all CR podcasts, are...
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Episode #23 Welcome to another episode of Citizen Radio and to the old days of being hosted on BreakThru Radio!  Here, for your listening, viewing, whatevering pleasure, is episode #23! Today on the show... Citizen Radio Checks in With Hope from Melbourne, Australia and rejoice, G. Gordon Liddy hates Allison! But first...the unfunny but totally real headlines This, and all CR podcasts, are brought to you by the good folk at Vegan Essentials ( http://veganessentials.com/ ). Buy cruelty-free...
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Episode #24 Welcome to another episode of Citizen Radio and to the old days of being hosted on BreakThru Radio!  Here, for your listening, viewing, whatevering pleasure, is episode #24! Today on the show... From Melbourne, Australia, J&A chat about Tim Minchin and his parents, Jon Stewart and the media and miseducation in the US. But first...the unfunny but totally real headlines! This, and all CR podcasts, are brought to you by the good folk at Vegan Essentials (...
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Episode #25 Welcome to another episode of Citizen Radio and to the old days of being hosted on BreakThru Radio!  Here, for your listening, viewing, whatevering pleasure, is episode #25! Today on the show... From Melbourne, Australia, J&A discuss why Peggy Noonan (columnist for the Wall Street Journal) is an idiot and what's up with Shep Smith (Fox news anchor) and Jane Harman (US Rep for California's 36th congressional district)...what the hell is up with these people? But first...the...
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Episode #26 Welcome to another episode of Citizen Radio and to the old days of being hosted on BreakThru Radio!  Here, for your listening, viewing, whatevering pleasure, is episode #26! Today on the show... Obama, State secrets, torture and Arlen Specter! Also, be nice to someone, ya dick. But first...really awesome headlines.  Yeah.  Amazing. This, and all CR podcasts, are brought to you by the good folk at Vegan Essentials (http://veganessentials.com/). Buy cruelty-free products there and...
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Episode #27 Welcome to another episode of Citizen Radio and to the old days of being hosted on BreakThru Radio!  Here, for your listening, viewing, whatevering pleasure, is episode #27! Today on the show... An update to the gays in military situation, Bloomberg News calls out Allison and the Supreme Court goes through some changes! Wrapping up the episode is...more of the Noam Chomsky interview! http://www.chomsky.info/ This, and all CR podcasts, are brought to you by the good folk at Vegan...
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Episode #28 Welcome to another episode of Citizen Radio and to the old days of being hosted on BreakThru Radio!  Here, for your listening, viewing, whatevering pleasure, is episode #28! Today on the show... Comedians are funny (unless they are women that go after pill-popping jockeys with jokes), a gay military translator challenges Obama who has gone back on even more of vows and crazy white right-wing shock jocks attack Janeane Garofalo. Dane Cook, Sean Hannity, Wanda Sykes.  What do these...
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Episode #30 Welcome to another episode of Citizen Radio and to the old days of being hosted on BreakThru Radio!  Here, for your listening, viewing, whatevering pleasure, is episode #30! Today on the show... We make history by nominating the first latina supreme court judge then punch ourselves in the dick by upholding proposition 8. But first...the unfunny but totally real headlines! This, and all CR podcasts, are brought to you by the good folk at Vegan Essentials (...
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Episode #31 Welcome to another episode of Citizen Radio and to the old days of being hosted on BreakThru Radio!  Here, for your listening, viewing, whatevering pleasure, is episode #31! Today on the show... Wanna be an artist, then suck a dick!  Followed by reports from the Middle East and New Hampshire now both gun and gay friendly! This, and all CR podcasts, are brought to you by the good folk at Vegan Essentials ( http://veganessentials.com/ ). Buy cruelty-free products there and tell 'em...
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Episode #32 Welcome to another episode of Citizen Radio and to the old days of being hosted on BreakThru Radio!  Here, for your listening, viewing, whatevering pleasure, is episode #32! Today on the show... How easy it is to fuck up a democratically controlled country if you have enough money?  Very easy it seems! Followed by discussions on abortion, how terrorists can be white too and the return of Jamie and Allison's Movie Review! But first...the unfunny but totally real headlines! This,...
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Episode #33 Welcome to another episode of Citizen Radio and to the old days of being hosted on BreakThru Radio!  Here, for your listening, viewing, whatevering pleasure, is episode #33! Today on the show... Part I - Comics John Knefel and Mike Drucker join Allison and Jamie to discuss unfunny subjects hilariously for the entire hour.  War, Iran, Religion, nothing is sacred! This, and all CR podcasts, are brought to you by the good folk at Vegan Essentials ( http://veganessentials.com/ ). Buy...
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Episode #34 Welcome to another episode of Citizen Radio and to the old days of being hosted on BreakThru Radio!  Here, for your listening, viewing, whatevering pleasure, is episode #34! Today on the show... Another Republican moral crusader against gay marriage is found fucking a mistress. What colour should Allison set her Twitter avatar to for the war in Iraq?  Important question goddammit! And finally, Jamie and Allison's In Memoriam! This, and all CR podcasts, are brought to you by the...
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Episode #35 Welcome to another episode of Citizen Radio and to the old days of being hosted on BreakThru Radio!  Here, for your listening, viewing, whatevering pleasure, is episode #35! Today on the show... Sarah Palin retires from her position as governer of Alaska! A&J talks about Jamie's little brother David! This, and all CR podcasts, are brought to you by the good folk at Vegan Essentials ( http://veganessentials.com/ ). Buy cruelty-free products there and tell 'em Citizen Radio sent...
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Episode #36 Welcome to another episode of Citizen Radio and to the old days of being hosted on BreakThru Radio!  Here, for your listening, viewing, whatevering pleasure, is episode #36! Today on the show... Bonvoyage episode before Jamie heads to the UK! But first...the unfunny but totally real headlines! This, and all CR podcasts, are brought to you by the good folk at Vegan Essentials (http://veganessentials.com/). Buy cruelty-free products there and tell 'em Citizen Radio sent you!