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492 Pet Food Stamps (2013-03-03)

Show 492 album art
0:00:00JCD: “I don’t know that they were drinking, I think they were smokin’ dope.”
0:00:33JCD’s crappy signal, cut off in the Show 491 postmortem
0:01:48National {Consumer Protection Week, American Red Cross Month}, ten-year DHS anniversary, “commonsense regulations” for banking industry, Wallison’s Bad History, Worse Policy, ncpw.gov, JCD: “is everbody like in the fifth grade in today’s government?”; militaristic DHS proclamation; TSA Stooge G Roper on Show 491 IED policy expansion may be TSA expansion, ACC checkpoint “am I free to go”, JCD story about sneaking a banana into California
0:17:15Bitcoin hits $33, rebuttal podcast aimed at ACC, Austin market wooden coins, ACC: “please donate your bitcoins to 1k9zgjrjwq17ld7usmvzitjtnhq69av”; JCD enumerates bad predictions
0:27:03Producer Segment
0:32:45H.R.808 Department of Peacebuilding Act of 2013, “violence seems to be an overarching theme in the world”, gun violence “public health epidemic”, JCD explains anti-suicide laws, Earth Charter, Secretary of Peacebuilding, “unarmed civilian peacekeepers”, “make recommendations to professional media organizations”, Institute of Peace, “peace education curriculum”, Peace Academy “modeled after the military service academies”, Peace Days
0:53:43ABC on austerity “deadline day”: “jobs vaporized, flights delayed, even criminals walking free”, Maxine Waters: “we don’t need to be having something like Seacrestration that’s going to cause these job losses, over 170 million jobs” (CotD); Obama “Jedi mind meld”, on taking Congress hostage: regretful “I am not a dictator”, budget code 050 for defense only affected in 2013, Obama trots out schools on military bases, bogus “10% pay cut” for border agents, JCD: cut budget and blame Republicans, sneaky “closing a single wasteful tax loophole”
1:11:16Oprah’s 30 pounds of antidepressant mac & cheese; NPR lisping follow-up on “magical tasty” processed foods; pet food stamps, ACC proposes to make and serve “tuna à la king” cat food mac & cheese, “my hair will be all shiny”, JCD recommends marjoram
1:22:03Southern European professionals migrating to Germany for work, gastarbeiter/gastarbeider, 26k Greek marketing managers WTF, “German dream”; Portuguese protest over tax policy; 2012 article on young Greeks struggling in Berlin
1:29:04Peter Wallison: Lehman not too big to fail, JCD on automotive bailouts, Wallison on media ignoring his reveal of 25M bad mortgages, Community Reinvestment Act; Dodd-Frank and Obamacare, FSOC and SIFE Systemically Important Financial Institution crony capitalism, JCD: “it’s also General Motors”; Hester Peirce on SIFE-government “partnerships”
1:46:09CIA Operation Mockingbird Church Commission excerpts, JCD: “who’s running the banks?”
1:51:36Donation Segment: ACC Red Book: banks cut off PayPal
2:23:62ACC’s upcoming SxSW “Value 4 Value” talk; Bill Clinton in the Netherlands
2:26:49Chris Matthews warns of guns in the hands of “the hoarders, the survivalists, the paranoid, the criminal and downright politically nutty”; Rob Reiner self-contradictory Hollywood defense
2:31:55Mokhtar Belmokhtar killed again, bullcrap DNA tests; UN spreading cholera in Zimbabwe, ACC: “economic shit man”, JCD: “cholera Larry”
2:40:00John F. Kerry’s activities in Egypt, Turkey, and Rome, Kerry’s $60M blank check, Haig: Assad “delusional” about international conspiracy; Rodman in North Korea instead of JCD; State Department spokeshole: Rodman “has never been a player in our diplomacy”
2:58:17Feinstein apologizes after forgetting to call Blumenthal, applause for Newtown attendees
3:01:08JCD Sunday Times Report; ACC: where’s the LGBT outrage over Bradley Manning?