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Episode Info: We shine a spotlight on a whole lot of hypocrisy -- both corporate and political -- on today's 'BradCast'.  We begin with the seeming unending natural disasters slamming North America of late. U.S. President Donald Trump's failure to mention climate change at the U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday -- even as yet another Category 5 hurricane was about to slam the U.S. -- received a quick riposte from French President Emanuel Macron in response.  In Mexico, hundreds are dead and as many as a thousand are still missing following Tuesday's catastrophic earthquake. In Puerto Rico, the power is out across the entire island after Hurricane Maria slammed ashore early on Wednesday, putting some 3.5 million U.S. citizens in danger. Amidst all of that, Republicans continue their last ditch attempt to repeal and replace ObamaCare before a deadline at the end of the month, despite the law's continuing success in helping to provide medical care to tens of millions of Americans, and the fact that the latest GOP repeal scheme will seriously hurt citizens in both 'red' and 'blue' states with enormous cuts to health care funding and the gutting of many long-sought protections offered by the Affordable Care Act. Most galling, perhaps, is the hypocrisy of Republican U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy of Louisiana, one of the bill's authors, a doctor himself, and the man who promised during the last round of GOP attempts to gut ObamaCare that he would vote against any scheme that did not pass "The Jimmy Kimmel Test". That was a reference to the touching story of the late night comedian's son who was born with congenital heart disease during the previous attempts by Republicans to kill the ACA over the summer.  Kimmel offered a sharp and well-informed response to Cassidy's hypocritical new bill during his monologue on Tuesday night's 'Jimmy Kimmel LIVE!'. Finally, speaking of remarkable hypocrisy, we're joined by investigative journalist Rachel Leven of The Center for Public Integrity to discuss her new investigative report documenting how dozens of major U.S. corporations -- from Google to eBay to Walmart to Coca-Cola to General Electric and more -- publicly "opposed" Trump's withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement even while the very same companies invested millions of dollars in a Republican political group fighting to kill the Obama plan to meet US emissions reduction targets under the landmark global pact...Read more »

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