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Our panel debates politics and the week’s big stories every Tuesday.

Our panel debates politics and the week’s big stories every Tuesday.
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Our panel debates politics and the week’s big stories every Tuesday.

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Episodes

Ep. 196: The Snow Me State

10/16/2018
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Welcome to the Harvard Lunch Club Political Podcast number 196!!! for October 17, 2018 - it is the Snow Me State Podcast with your abominable snowmen hosts, radio guy Todd Feinburg and AI guy Mike Stopa. This week we feature two starlets of the Democrat Party who are making a name for themselves and their party today: Claire (Annie Oakley) McCaskill and Liz (Angry Bear) Warren. Yep, it's our cowgirl and indian pair. More Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode:...

Duration:01:11:24

Eternal War Podcast

10/10/2018
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Welcome to the Harvard Lunch Club Political Podcast number - god, what number *is* it???? - it is 195!!! closing in on the big 200 soon! This is the podcast for ten-ten-twenty-eighteen and we are Todd Feinburg - radio guy - and Mike Stopa - your friendly Siri-substitute. More Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode: https://ricochet.com/podcast/harvard-lunch-club/eternal-war-podcast/. Podcast listeners: Now become a Ricochet member for only $2.50 a month! Join and...

Duration:00:59:24

Ep. 194: Elevator Operators Podcast

10/3/2018
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Welcome to the Harvard Lunch Club, number (O.M.G.) 194!!! for October 3, 2018 (Happy Birthday R.) it is the Elevator Operators edition of the show with your rising and falling hosts, radio guy Todd Feinberg and A.I. maven Mike Stopa. Each week we bring you the best in discourse, the flesh of the political apple and the angles that Minnesota Fats wouldn't even consider! And we come to you out of that little box you carry around in your pocket. Anyway, we proceed (following the followers)...

Duration:01:07:30

Ep. 193: Tooth and Claw

9/28/2018
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Welcome to the Harvard Lunch Club Political Podcast for September 28, 2018 it's the Tooth and Claw edition of the podcast, number 193! (Phew, are we getting old or what???) Today we talk about...well, yeah. Is there anything else going on in politics today? We talk about the Blasey Ford - Kavanaugh rumble in the jungle. It was indeed a day of high drama. And here are we, your humble observers of all things political, here are we hanging out twisting in the wind. By which I mean, the vote...

Duration:00:57:46

Ep. 192: Supreme Gall Podcast

9/19/2018
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Welcome to the Harvard Lunch Club Political Podcast for September 19, 2018, it is the Supreme Gall Edition of the show (number...are you ready for it?? 192!!!!) with your galling hosts radio guy Todd Feinburg and AI guy Mike Stopa (right and left coast, respectively). Today we discuss it. Yah, you know. Gotta do it. The Brett-man. He of the giant Kavs. Our next Supreme Court Justice if the wheels don't completely fall off the cart...and his sexual assault accuser Christine Blasey Ford. Is...

Duration:00:54:43

Ep. 191: The Deep Trump Podcast

9/12/2018
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Welcome to the Harvard Lunch Club Political Podcast for September 11, 2018 - number 191!!! - it is the Deep Trump edition of the show with your fathomless hosts radio guy Todd Feinburg and AI guy Mike Stopa. This week we analyze Bob Woodward - the everything-gate guy - and his latest book (but we didn't read it) "Fear: Trump in the White House." Is there seriously anything here deserving of even a little media hysteria? That's what Bob's publisher would like to think. We will analyze. And...

Duration:00:58:10

Ep. 190: The Zero Loyalty Podcast

9/6/2018
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Welcome to the Harvard Lunch Club Political Podcast for September 6, 2018 (number 190!!!) it is the Zero Loyalty edition of the podcast with your unfailingly loyal hosts radio guy Todd Feinburg and AI-guy Mike Stopa. This week, in our loyal way, we discuss the treachery inside the White House, the head-rearing of the Deep State, the grandiosity-possessed #NeverTrumper with a grudge who has decided to launch a tirade against the President because of some confused psychodrama going on in...

Duration:00:54:12

The End of Trump Podcast

8/28/2018
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Welcome to the Harvard Lunch Club Political Podcast for August 28, 2018 it is the End of Trump edition of the show, number 189!!! This week is a special show because our guest is my esteemed editor from the Boston Globe, the editorial page editor Marjorie Pritchard. As noted by NPR host David Greene: An editorial in The Boston Globe this morning [August 16] has the headline "Journalists Are Not The Enemy." This is in response to President Trump's attacks. He has called the media, quote,...

Duration:01:17:41

Ep. 188: Big Lies for the Straight Guys

8/22/2018
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Welcome to the Harvard Lunch Political Podcast for August 21, 2018, (number 188!!!) it's the Big Lies for the Straight Guys edition of the show with your (trust me) straight hosts radio guy Todd Feinburg and AI guy Mike Stopa. This week we talk about a horrific tweet (why wasn't he banned for this?!?!) by Jonathan van Ness of Queer Eye fame where he said (can I even repeat this on Ricochet? what about the CoC?) that "not all Republicans are racist." And as if that wasn't enough, he said...

Duration:00:47:44

Ep. 187: Too Much Preying

8/15/2018
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Welcome to the Harvard Lunch Club Political Podcast - number 187!!! - for August 16, 2018 it's the Too Much Preying edition of the show with your holier-than-thou hosts Todd Feinburg, radio guy, and Mike Stopa, AI bot. Welcome, welcome, welcome! This week we are back into sex. We love to talk about sex. That's pretty much all we can do concerning sex is talk about it so we might as well enjoy it. More Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode:...

Duration:01:04:54

Ep. 186: Illegal Printer

8/1/2018
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Welcome to the Harvard Lunch Club Political Podcast for August 1, 2018 it is number 186!!! and we call it the "Illegal Printer" edition of the show. We are your 3D printed hosts - totally within the law - radio guy Todd Feinburg and A.I. guy Mike Stopa here, as every week, to read between the lines, dive into the text and explain to you the fine print of the events (some political, some not) of the day. This week we give a brief account of California burning to the ground which, if you...

Duration:01:34:03

Ep. 185: Theybie Morons

7/25/2018
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Welcome to the Harvard Lunch Club Political Podcast for July 25, 2018 number 185!!! it's the Theybie Morons edition of the show with your definitely not-moronic hosts, radio guy Todd Feinburg and dedicated AI-bot Mike Stopa. This week we bring you two topics from the culture wars, the gender wars, the what are they doing to that baby?!? wars. More Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode: https://ricochet.com/podcast/harvard-lunch-club/theybie-morons/. Podcast...

Duration:01:19:14

Ep. 184: Trump Industrial Complex

7/18/2018
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Welcome to the Harvard Lunch Club Political Podcast for July 18, 2018 it's the Trump Industrial Complex edition of the show with your suave and fascinating hosts, radio guy Todd Feinburg and, holding down the left coast, AI-guy Mike Stopa. This week we bring two topics of very intellectual weight and concern. The first involves the military industrial complex, the deep state and the fate of the Republic. The second concerns the nature of Man and the importance of the Will to Power in...

Duration:00:46:02

Ep. 183: The Trump SCOTUS

7/10/2018
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Hello, there, and welcome to the Harvard Lunch Club Political Podcast for July 10, 2018. It's number 183! It is the Trump SCOTUS edition of the podcast and it is about (tada!) the Trump Supreme Court of the United States. Or, as they will be calling it, the Trump Court. And it is just another reason to chuckle at the #NeverTrump chuckleheads who voted for and pulled for Hillary because Trump was going to end America as we know it. At the time of the recording the President had not yet...

Duration:00:55:04

Ep. 182: The Shunning Alan Podcast

7/4/2018
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Welcome to the Harvard Lunch Club Political Podcast for July 4, Independence Day! Happy Birthday America it is the edition 182 and the American birthday 242 (got us beat there) and it is the Shunning Alan Edition of the podcast with your patriotic and oft-shunned hosts radio guy Todd Feinburg and (the handsome one) AI guy Mike Stopa (on the oh-so-left coast). This week (as always) we bring you the conversation that you thirst for! We will talk about Alan Dershowitz, and Martha;s Vineyard...

Duration:01:00:25

Ep. 181: Supreme Court Rules podcast

6/28/2018
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Welcome to the Harvard Lunch Club Political Podcast (number 181!!!!) it's the Supreme Court Rules edition of the show with your Lunch-loving hosts radio guy Todd Feinburg and California dreamin AI guy Mike Stopa. This week, we have an enormously important show with an enormously significant week in American (and dare we say it Trump) history. We will discuss the historic ruling of the Supreme court in the case of Janus vs. AFSCME and the body slam that those august judges have given to...

Duration:00:56:25

Ep. 180: The Good Latte Podcast

6/20/2018
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Welcome to the Harvard Lunch Club Political Podcast number 180 (!!!) for June 20, 2018, it's the Good Latte edition of the show with your hosts radio guy Todd Feinburg, AI-guy Mike Stopa and, much more important than that, guest the inimitable syndicated columnist, Harvard Professor (check this out!), and author of The Great Revolt, Inside the Populist Coalition Reshaping American Politics, (with co-author Brad Todd), Salena Zito. We will talk with Salena about her book, the great heart she...

Duration:01:04:58

Ep. 179: The Korean Condo Podcast

6/14/2018
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Welcome to the Harvard Lunch Club Political Podcast number 179 (!!) for June 14, 2018, it's the Korean Condo edition of the podcast with your hosts, radio guy Todd Feinburg and artificially intelligent (but naturally blue-eyed!) Mike Stopa over here on the left coast. We get together with you every week to peel back the onion skin of excruciatingly complex events and happenings in the public square. We are, you might have already figured out, the embodiment of the marketplace of ideas,...

Duration:01:05:48

The Reckless Stunt Podcast

6/5/2018
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Welcome, welcome, welcome to the Harvard Lunch Club Political Podcast for June 5, 2018 (number 178!!!) it is the Reckless Stunt edition of the podcast with your hosts radio guy Todd Feinburg and nanophysicist and artificial bot Mike Stopa (the handsome one). This week on the podcast we intended - in all complete sincerity - to talk about reckless stunts and battles of words - bad, bad words - between celebritious peoples. But! We had the fortune to have Lord Conrad Black on the program and...

Duration:01:03:48

Ep. 177: The Emotional Support Podcast

5/31/2018
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Welcome to the Harvard Lunch Club Political Podcast number 177 it's the Emotional Support Podcast because, you know, everyone needs a little emotional support from time to time and we, yes *we*, you HLC Podcast comfort animals radio host Todd Feinburg and nanophysicist Mike Stopa are here to provide it. We will give you the emotional support you need and, face it, that you so richly deserve. We will discuss, naturally, emotional support animals (other than ourselves). Is the whole thing a...

Duration:00:48:06