74 minutes | Oct 29th 2020

Ep 186 // Election Countdown: Donald Trump Doesn’t Care If You Live or Die (or if your vote is counted)

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"J. McVay and Joe Virgillito round out their series of episodes counting down to the end of the already-in-progress election, discussing the major events of the last couple of weeks: Polling and high turnout in early/mail in balloting SCOTUS’ decision to disallow counting of votes in Wisconsin that come in after election day and Kavanaugh’s hackish opinion Judge Amy Coney Barrett is now Justice Amy Coney Barrett As the pandemic worsens, Pence’s team has an outbreak and he doesn’t care Trumpworld thinks crowd size = winning Trump may fire FBI Director Wray for not meddling in the election 545 migrant children are still separated from parents who cannot be found Stephen Miller wants to ramp up his assault on immigration in a potential 2nd Trump term This election is about one question: Does the person you’re voting for care if you or anyone else lives or dies? One candidate clearly doesn’t while the other does. And we also hear live performances from Vanessa Silberman and Pine Barons, both recorded exclusively for BTRtoday. Episode Credits: Producer/Host: J. McVay Associate Producer: Joe Virgillito Composer/Editor: Hansdale Hsu [youtube]https://youtu.be/Wb-AuPG3PHI[/youtube] [youtube]https://youtu.be/G4CapexFy4I[/youtube] 00:00 - Intro 01:18 - START /// Election Countdown (including timeline and polling) 11:52 - Polling and high early/mail turnout 22:20 - SCOTUS rules Wisconsin mail in ballots arriving after election day don’t count 31:45 - Amy Coney Barrett confirmed / court expansion vs. impeachment of 35:12 - The pandemic is worsening / Pence aides test positive for COVID - 19 / Trump leaves rally goers stranded in the cold in Omaha / Trump team claims crowd sizes means polls are wrong 47:35 - Trump may fire FBI Director Christopher Wray after election 51:25 - 545 migrant children are still separated from parents who can’t be found 55:43 - Stephen Miller’s drawer full of atrocious immigrtion policies he’s saving for a 2nd term 57:14 - Does the person you’re voting for care if you or anyone else lives or dies? 59:35 - Predictions / wrapping up /// END 64:48 - “Down” (BTR Live Studio, 2020) - Vanessa Silberman 67:57 - “Clique Bait” (BTR Live Studio, 2020) - Pine Barons 72:58 - Outro/credits 73:37 - Finish. "
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