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True Blue Radio
66 minutes | Aug 31, 2014
Why Don't People Vote? - TBR 8.29
On this episode of True Blue Radio, Matt and Brendan talk about voter apathy and how the midterms seem to foster a feeling in Democratic voters of "I don't give a shit." Why don't we vote? That and the week's news. You can support True Blue Radio by going here.
53 minutes | Aug 24, 2014
Militarization of the Police - TBR 8/20
On True Blue Radio this week, Matt and Brendan talk about this article from Time, in which Senator Rand Paul discusses the militarization of the police in America. The Odd thing? Paul makes some good points. We talk about that, and about Hillary and her silence on the issue of Ferguson Missouri.
58 minutes | Aug 18, 2014
Ferguson - TBR 8/15
On this episode of True Blue Radio, Matt and Brendan talk about the goings on around the US, specifically with the hell that seems to be Ferguson, Missouri. We also talk about this article, and discuss if America is still the best country in the world.
60 minutes | Aug 2, 2014
Millennials - TBR 7/25
On this episode of True Blue Radio, Matt and Brendan talk about this article that gives some interesting interpretations on this study about millennials and their voting habits. Turns out we youngins are more liberal.
68 minutes | Jul 18, 2014
Dumb Ideas - True Blue Radio 7/16
On this episode of True Blue Radio, Matt and Brendan talk about this article from The Washington Post. In it the authors suggest several of our most touted reforms woudln't work. But won't they?
61 minutes | Jul 12, 2014
Hobby Lobby - TBR 7/9
On this episode of True Blue Radio, Brendan and Matt discuss the ludicrous fallout of the Hobby Lobby decision. Our guide for this episode was this article. You can support True Blue Radio by going to democratify.com/tbr.
65 minutes | Jun 27, 2014
American Prude - TBR 6/25
On this episode of True Blue Radio, Brendan and Matt talk about this article and these letters to the editor on the New York Times. It's all about how boys can't stop looking at girls, and it's all girls fault for wearing revealing clothing. Or it's about bad parenting.
44 minutes | Jun 22, 2014
The Unrealistic Return of the GOP - TBR 6/20
On this episode, Matt and Brendan talk about this article that posits a scenario for the GOP's comeback. It is unrealistic, but it is fun to talk about. How left does the GOP need to go before they can win a national election?
55 minutes | Jun 13, 2014
Don't Kill Babies - TBR 6/9
This week we talked about the horrific discovery of 800 dead babies in a septic tank in Ireland. Specifically we talked about the reaction of Andrew Sullivan in his series of articles here. What does this mean from a religious point of view? Matt and Brendan discuss at length.
57 minutes | Jun 6, 2014
Abolish the TSA - TBR - 6/4
On this episode of True Blue Radio, Matt and Brendan talk about this article from Vox which argues in favor of abolishing the TSA. Is that something we should do?
52 minutes | May 23, 2014
Gunsense - TBR 5/21
On this episode of True Blue Radio, we talk about this article from the MIT Technology Review. It leads us down to really great discussion paths, one about our (humanity's) propensity to only read and listen to news that fits our established points of view. The other is all about the gun craziness that grips America tight.
46 minutes | May 15, 2014
Money in Politics - TBR 5/14
On this episode of True Blue Radio, we talked about money in politics, and about how to fix it. Specifically we talked about this Vox article, which proposes some ridiculous plan which we discuss at length. If you'd like to watch True Blue Radio Live, you can do so at democratify.com/live every Wednesday at 9:30PM ET/6:30PM PT. If you'd like to support our efforts, you can do so by going to this page and donating a small amount via PayPal. Hosts: Matthew Weber, Brendan Diamond Topics: Money in Politics and Possible Solutions Show Number: 03 Recorded 5/14/2014
49 minutes | May 15, 2014
Doomed - TBR 5/7
On our second episode of True Blue Radio, Brendan and Matt talk about this article from David Brooks about the current state of the world, and what America should do about it. Mostly it comes down to bashing David Brooks. Hosts: Matthew Weber, Brendan Diamond Show Number: 02 Date Recorded: 5/7/14
45 minutes | May 15, 2014
Ready for Hillary? - TBR 4/30
On our first outing with True Blue Radio, we talk about this article from The Atlantic about Hillary Clinton’s authenticity and electability. Our conclusion is that we still don’t quite know where Hillary stands in relation to the rest of the field.
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