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Harvard Lunch Club Political Podcast

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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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@hlcpodcast

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English


Episodes

Ep. 152: San Francisco Dodges a Bullet

12/5/2017
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Sponsored by DonorsTrust Welcome to the Harvard Lunch Club Political Podcast for December 5, 2017 - number 152 - it's the San Francisco Dodges a Bullet edition of the show with your hosts Hartford radio guy Todd Feinburg and nanophysicist Mike Stopa. Today we have special guest and good friend (really, she's a friend...we have had a beer together at a restaurant and everything. I think it was twice even) Jessica Vaughan. Jessica is the Director of Policy Studies for the Center for...

Duration: 01:05:44


Ep. 151: Trump First Things

11/28/2017
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Sponsored by DonorsTrust Welcome to the Harvard Lunch Club Political Podcast for November 28, 2017 it is the "Trump First Things" edition of the podcast with your hosts radio guy Todd Feinburg and nanophysicist Mike Stopa. This week we are very lucky to have the senior editor of First Things magazine and Emory University English Professor Mark Bauerlein as our guest for an extended discussion on dumbing down of English departments and conversations at Thanksgiving when you are the only...

Duration: 01:09:02


Ep. 150: Smelling Like a Charlie Rose

11/21/2017
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Sponsored by Away Travel, Simple Contacts Welcome to the Harvard Lunch Club Political Podcast for November 21, 2017 it is the "Smelling Like a Charlie Rose" edition of the podcast - *and* it is our podcast number 150! - with your hosts radio guy Todd Feinburg and nanophysicist Mike Stopa. Our topics this week are, first, is Hillary a retard? Hillary lambasts Donald Trump for being a sexual predator in the White House with no apparent sense of irony. None. Even Mika Brzezinski is appalled...

Duration: 01:05:14


Ep. 149: Overseas Trump

11/14/2017
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Sponsored by Away Travel, Simple Contacts Welcome to the Harvard Lunch Club Political Podcast for November 14, 2017, it's the Overseas Trump edition of the show with your hosts, Hartford CT radio maven Todd Feinburg and all things nano person Mike Stopa. This week, we have a Filipino flavor to the podcast in honor of Trump's visit to and bromance beginning with Rodrigo Duterte. And, in the latest edition of the Florida man saga, who is Ja Du and why does he think, in spite of all evidence...

Duration: 01:04:55


Ep. 148: Yes Virginia, There is a Resistance

11/10/2017
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Sponsored by Away Travel Welcome to this special edition of the Harvard Lunch Club Political Podcast - because, well, because, ..., because, because, because, because, becaaaauuuuse - because we wanted to do more to fill the world with silly podcasts. In this special edition we talk about three topics. First, what happened in Virginia? Was it the repudiation of Trumpism? Was it rather the repudiation of NeverTrumpism? Is there any meaningful justification for the continued existence in...

Duration: 01:01:04


Ep. 147: Happy Trump Year!!!

11/8/2017
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Sponsored by Zip Recruiter Welcome to the Harvard Lunch Club Political Podcast for November 7, 2017, it's number 147, the Happy Trump Year edition of the show with your hosts Hartford radio guy Todd Feinburg and nanophysicist Mike Stopa. One day short of the anniversary of napalm in the morning...or evening...or whenever. It was victory when it happened. And it smelled great! But first, a word from our sponsors! Don't forget, this Saturday in Burlington MA at the Tavern in the Square,...

Duration: 01:04:12


Ep. 146: Man the Forts!

10/31/2017
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Sponsored by DonorsTrust Reminder: Join Rob Long, Todd Feinburg, Mike Stopa and Michael in the Morning host Michael Graham for the Boston-area Ricochet Meetup on November 11, 2017 at the Tavern in the Square in Burlington, MA from 7-10 pm. Details here. Oooo...whatta title! Welcome to the Harvard Lunch Club Political Podcast for October 31, 2017 - our Halloween podcast - which we call the Man the Forts edition of the show. (Sorry about that). Your hosts, as always, are Hartford radio...

Duration: 01:10:33


We Know What We’re Getting Into

10/24/2017
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Sponsored by Away Travel Welcome to the Harvard Lunch Club political podcast for October 24, 2017 it's the We Know What We're Getting Into edition of the podcast with your hosts, Hartford CT radio prince Todd Feinburg and nanophysics prince Mike Stopa. This week our special guest is Victor Davis Hanson! We will discuss Victor's new book: The Second World Wars: How the First Global Conflict Was fought and Won. And we'll also talk about presidential deportment in bereavement phone calls...

Duration: 01:02:35


Ep. 144: Psycho Halloween Killers

10/17/2017
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Sponsored by Away Travel Welcome to the Harvard Lunch Club for October 17, 2017, it’s the Psycho Halloween Killers edition of the show – number 144 – with your hosts, Todd Feinburg, Hartford radio guy, and Mike Stopa, nanophysicist, and today with special guest star, host of Michael in the Morning, the inimitable Michael Graham! MG will join us, as will big cheese Rob Long, at the upcoming Ricochet meetup in Burlington, MA (just outside of Boston) on November 11, from 7-10 pm. Today he...

Duration: 01:07:42


Ep. 143: Bannon’s War

10/11/2017
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Sponsored by Zip Recruiter Welcome to the Harvard Lunch Club Podcast for October 11, 2017 it’s the Bannon’s War edition of the podcast with your hosts: Hartford CT talk show host Todd Feinburg and nanophysicist Mike Stopa. This week, we follow the erstwhile White House advisor and once and future Breitbart warrior in his quest to deconstruct the administrative state. God. That phrase still makes my heart skip a beat. Taking the fight to America, taking the fight to Hannity, where did...

Duration: 01:03:20


Ep. 142: Take Their Guns!

10/2/2017
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Sponsored by Away Travel Welcome to the HLC podcast for October 3, 2017, it’s the Take Their Guns (Already) edition of the show with your hosts, Hartford Connecticut drive hour radio host Todd Feinburg and nanophysicist (and recent Ricochet Podcast guest) Mike Stopa. This week we try to bring you a not-too-cynical but not-too-lugubrious slant on the massacre in Las Vegas. Should we start placing greater restrictions about the purchase of guns in America? We already make arbitrary...

Duration: 01:03:08


Ep. 141: Trump and the SOBs

9/26/2017
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Welcome the to the HLC podcast for September 26, 2017; It’s the Trump and the SOBs edition of the podcast with your hosts, Hartford radio talk show host Todd Feinburg and Boston nanophysicist Mike Stopa. This week we will discuss the NFL protest of, um, of, oppression of African Americans in our society. Right? That’s what it is all about, right? That’s what Colin Kaepernick said at the beginning of all this…right? So here’s the deal. Trump is at a rally. He is meandering as is his wont....

Duration: 01:01:02


Ep. 140: #AmnestyDon Does DACA

9/19/2017
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Sponsored by Zip Recruiter Welcome to the Harvard Lunch Club Political Podcast for September 19, 2017 it’s the #AmnestyDon does DACA edition of the show with your hosts Todd Feinburg, Boston/Hartford axis radio talk show host and Mike Stopa, nanophysicist. This week on the show we discuss amnesty – amnesty for “Dreamers” – those poor kids who, through no fault of their own were dragged to America as children and who have known no other country but America. It would be cruel, wouldn’t it,...

Duration: 01:11:22


You Gotta Be Blind

9/14/2017
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Sponsored by Away Travel Welcome the the Harvard Lunch Club Political Podcast for September 13, 2017, it’s the You Gotta Be Blind edition of the podcast with your hosts Todd Feinburg, Boston/Hartford radio guy and Mike Stopa, a.k.a. Mr. All-Things-Nano. This week we analyze the transmogrification of the Republican Party. Obviously there’s a big food fight going on. How did the once radical, Ayn Randist acolyte and Eddie Munster look-alike (I just threw that in) find himself all of a...

Duration: 01:05:30


Ep. 138: You May Say I’m a Dreamer

9/4/2017
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Welcome to the Harvard Lunch Club podcast for Septembr 5, 2017, it’s the You May Say I’m a Dreamer edition of the podcast with your hosts, Todd Feinburg, radio talk show host and Mike Stopa, nanophysicist. This week we are inclined, nay, veritably forced into the two topics of the week – (1) the end (or not the end) of DACA and (2) the end (no, no not the end!) of Western Civilization as brought to you by Kim Jong Un. Mike makes a prediction that Trump will – as planned – announce the end...

Duration: 00:51:12


Ep. 137: Loving Trump’s Hate

8/29/2017
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Sponsored by Zip Recruiter Welcome to the Harvard Lunch Club Political Podcast for August 29, 2017, it’s the Loving Trump’s Hate edition of the show, with your hosts Todd Feinburg, radio talk show host; and Mike Stopa, nanophysicist extraordinaire. This week, our special guest is Washington Examiner writer Emily Jashinsky who will tell us about all the slimy things you ever wanted to knowabout the Southern Poverty Law Center, that lovely group of self-absorbed, utterly humorless social...

Duration: 00:52:02


Ep. 133: Scaramucci Does the Fandango

8/1/2017
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Sponsored by Away Travel Welcome to the Harvard Lunch Club Political Podcast for August 1, 2017 it’s the Summer’s Almost Ov…. oops, I mean it’s the Scaramucci Does the Fandango edition of the podcast with your hosts Todd Feinburg and Mike Stopa. Our topics today range from absurdity to armageddon, from Springtime for Kelly to Nuclear Winter for Kim. First, the Mooch is out after 11 days. Twitter is in riotous full bloom as a result. Here is just a taste: Retweeted Hippo...

Duration: 01:06:46


Ep. 132: Smart Girl Goes to Harvard

7/24/2017
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Sponsored by Away Travel Welcome to the Harvard Lunch Club podcast for July 25, 2017 it’s the Smart Girl Goes to Harvard edition of the podcast with our special (smart) guest CO-HOST (first time ever!) Teri Christoph of Smart Girl Politics Podcast fame. It’s kind of like a podcast version of a junior high school dance. We’re all a little bit clumsy and awkward, but the (political) hormones are thick in the air! We had a great time. As for Teri maybe she didn’t, like, listen to our show...

Duration: 00:52:20


Ep. 131: The Obvious Topics podcast

7/19/2017
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Sponsored by SimpliSafe Welcome to the Harvard Lunch Club Political Podcast for July 18, it’s the abbreviated “Obvious Topics” edition of the show with your humble hosts (well, one of them is humble anyway) Todd Feinburg and Mike Stopa. This week things seem to have calmed down just a little. The media has their “smoking gun” of Russian collusion and Nancy Pelosi has her dreams of eternal Obamacare come true. Our only problem is that we brrrxxxxt ssss hav… mmmzzzsss tr—bl with the...

Duration: 00:31:17


Ep. 130: The Long Never Trump edition

7/10/2017
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Sponsored by Away Travel Welcome to the Harvard Lunch Club Podcast for July 11, 2017 it’s the Long Never Trump edition of the podcast with our special guest Rob Long (or as we call him at Ricochet, The Big Cheese)! As the followers of this podcast know, we are (often enthusiastic) supporters of the President and have been since before the Republican primaries began. We recognize the strange aspects of his personality and the absurdity of some of his PR, but we don’t think that...

Duration: 00:54:04

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