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Well-researched commentary on today’s current events—with plenty of humor mixed in, too. Sometimes accompanied by guests from the worlds of music to politics,

Well-researched commentary on today’s current events—with plenty of humor mixed in, too. Sometimes accompanied by guests from the worlds of music to politics,
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Well-researched commentary on today’s current events—with plenty of humor mixed in, too. Sometimes accompanied by guests from the worlds of music to politics,

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@itsnewstous

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English


Episodes

#041: Commander in Compromised, #ShutdownStories

1/15/2019
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Unprecedented: The President of the United States the subject of a counterintelligence FBI investigation. Plus, the LONGEST government shutdown ever. And, Philadelphia Eagles fan microwaves a pet.

Duration:00:55:53

#040: Put Up (The Wall) or Shutdown, High Turnover

1/8/2019
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The government shutdown is used as a political bargaining chip, the Trump administration has a higher turnover rate than your local Arby’s, and more.

Duration:00:56:20

#039: The Lighter Side of It’s News to Us #4

12/21/2018
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Once again, it’s the lighter side of It’s News to Us. No hard news, just goofing around. Happy Holidays!

Duration:00:42:40

#038: Cohen Speaks, Steele’s Dossier Revisited

12/18/2018
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Individual #1’s former attorney, Michael Cohen, sits down for an interview with ABC. We dissect it. Plus, time to revisit the Steele Dossier.

Duration:00:56:29

#037: It’s MUELLER Time, GOP Voter Fraud

12/11/2018
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Is it the end for Individual #1? It appears that Mueller is closing in. We recap and assess the strategy going forward. Also, voter election fraud is allegedly committed by a Republican candidate in North Carolina. Shocker!

Duration:00:56:37

#036: The Lighter Side of It’s News to Us #3

12/3/2018
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It’s the lighter side of It’s News to Us! Eddie and Jason ditch the hard news stories, push the politics to the side, and dive into offbeat and wacky headlines.

Duration:00:48:56

#035: Lock Ivanka Up, Impeach or Not, Bedazzled Pigeon

11/27/2018
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But… but… her emails! Lock her up! Lock her up! White House senior adviser Ivanka Trump pulls a Hillary. Plus, will the dems impeach in Jan, now that they have a majority of the house? And, a rhinestone vest wearing pigeon is found.

Duration:00:58:52

#034: Disrespecting the Troops, Facebook Turmoil, Drunk Canadians

11/20/2018
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The president has a track record of disrespecting America's troops. Plus, an "unprecedented turmoil" behind the scenes at Facebook, according to a report. And, a Canadian curling team gets kicked out of an event for drinking too much Molson, eh.

Duration:00:59:04

#033: Jeff Sessions OUT, California Wildfires, #Midterms2018 Key Takeaways

11/13/2018
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Attorney General #JeffSessions is OUT. What’s that mean for the Muller investigation? In California, #wildfires spread like…wildfire. Who’s to blame? Also, key #MidtermElections takeaways and more. Sources (raw link dump): https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/attorney-general-jeff-sessions-resigns-trumps-request/story https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/07/us/politics/sessions-resigns https://www.propublica.org/article/why-jeff-sessions-final-act-could-have-more-impact-than-expected...

Duration:00:56:30

#032: Dictator in Chief, #Midterms2018, Poo or Boo?

11/6/2018
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Does the president have a thing for authoritarian leaders? Does he wish he were one himself, or does he just play one on TV? We think DJT is trying to be a dictator and make the case. Also, Midterms are here and It’s News to Us recaps the latest. Plus, a kid gets poop while trick-or-treating. […]

Duration:00:53:08

#031: Political Hate Speech Ignites Idiots, #Midterms2018, Don’t Touch Yourself

10/30/2018
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Does political hate speech directly cause real-life domestic terrorism? An overview of recent election stories, as our Midterms 2018 coverage continues. And, the far right wants you to take those hands off…of yourself. Sources (raw link dump): https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/trump-twitter-media-fake-news-enemy-people-pittsburgh-shooting-synagogue-anti-semitism https://slate.com/news-and-politics/2018/10/squirrel-hill-shooting-trump-anti-semitism-america.html...

Duration:00:49:44

#030: Guest – Senator Nikema Williams on Voter Suppression, Midterms 2018 Coverage

10/23/2018
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Senator Nikema Williams gathered at the Georgia State Capitol to announce a lawsuit against Secretary of State Brian Kemp. His office is currently blocking 53,000 voter registration applications from being processed. Williams joins to show to discuss this and her current Georgia Senate campaign. Plus, a dating app for Trump supporters only, continued 2018 Midterms coverage, and […]

Duration:00:48:24

#029: Brett Kavanaugh: Alleged Monster Part 3, Hacked Webcams, Facebook Data Breach

10/2/2018
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Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh gets testy in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee. Plus, a data breach at Facebook hits over 50 million users–you were compromised. And an email scam terrifies victims by claiming to have recorded them while “using” adult websites. Brought to you by, ABAY. Use the code NEWSTOUS at checkout when you visit abay.com. Get […]

Duration:00:51:58

#028: Brett Kavanaugh: Alleged Monster Part 2, Rod Rosenstein-You’re Fired, Self-Driving Cars

9/25/2018
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Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is accused of sexual assault, AGAIN! President Shit-For-Brains may soon fire Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, a protector of justice by not standing in the way of Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russia’s 2016 election interference. And, are self-driving cars as close to becoming the norm as portrayed in the tech blogs and […]

Duration:00:56:28

#027: Brett Kavanaugh: Alleged Monster, Manafort Guilty (again), Pee Tests for Lawmakers

9/18/2018
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Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is accused of sexual assault (yes, this is real life). Former Trump campaign manager, Paul Manafort, agrees to a plea deal with Robert Mueller‘s team. And, a Republican lawmaker wants members of Congress to be required to take random pee pee tests. Ever think vaping is too expensive? Brought to you by, ABAY. Use the […]

Duration:00:54:00

#026: Bob Woodward Instills “Fear”, DJT Under Oath, Chick-Fil-Oww

9/11/2018
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Veteran journalist Bob Woodward releases his book, Fear: Trump in the White House, which claims, according to sources from inside, that the White House is a total shit show. Plus, Donald Trump will have to answer questions under oath over sesual assult allegations. And finally, an all out brawl at a Chick-fil-A. Brought to you by The Daily Show with Trevor Noah: […]

Duration:00:48:12

#025: The Lighter Side of It’s News to Us #2

9/4/2018
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The news is rough and sometimes we need a cleanse. This week, Eddie and Jason drop serious and depressing news stories in favor of wacky and light-hearted. The hosts review a new beer from the band Motörhead, get angry about much celebrities make per hour, and tons more. Brought to you by Google Play, now […]

Duration:00:42:13

#024: Who is Brett Kavanaugh? Cohen is Guilty, NASCAR Controversy

8/28/2018
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Brett Kavanaugh is set to be the newest judge on the Supreme Court. But, just who is this potentially mega-influential man? Trump’s former longtime lawyer, Michael Cohen, plead guilty and points the finger at The Donald. Plus, NASCAR driver Conor Daly loses a sponsor because his father used a racial slur–in the 1980s. Brought to […]

Duration:00:55:36

#023: Racism in The White House, Twitter’s Jack Dorsey Grilled, NFL and Politics

8/21/2018
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Are racists working in The White House? Twitter’s CEO sits down for an in-depth interview with CNN (and we digest it). Plus, does anyone score with politics in football? Brought to you by Google Play, now with audiobooks! Go to g.co/play/newstous to get $10 off your first one. Sources (raw link dump): https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2018/08/20/trump-speechwriter-darren-beattie-fired https://www.cnn.com/2018/08/19/politics/darren-beattie-mencken-club/index.html...

Duration:00:59:41

#022: Rep. Nunes Caught Betraying America, Alex Jones Censored, Kid Hackers & 2018 Midterms

8/14/2018
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Representative Devin Nunes should resign. Eddie and Jason give their argument and you’ll agree. America’s Ass Nugget, Alex Jones, gets censored on several internet platforms, only to energize his violent followers. And, 11-year-old hackers easily compromise Florida’s voting machines. Brought to you by Google Play, now with audiobooks! Go to g.co/play/newstous to get $10 off your […]

Duration:00:52:53