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557 Kalemia (2013-10-17)

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0:00:00JCD: “And she found that she was the spawn of Satan.” (2:40:59)
0:00:34Ms. Micky sick, in danger of spontaneous human combustion, “dastardly flu”
0:05:09“Thank you for your courage” meme has taken hold
0:06:21Government shutdown: Boehner controlling House floor; Obama saves the day; Mitch McConnell’s $2bn dam funding, Pelosi and Reed took the blame; shutdown supposedly cost $25bn; effective date October 1; Food for Peace Act authorization, countering Lord’s Resistance Army, Homeland Security “other transaction contracting agreements”, Congressional COLA prohibited; MSNBC Thomas Roberts to Marcia Blackburn: “do you hate Obamacare more than you love your country?”; Debbie Wasserman Schultz on women solving problem in a few hours meme; McCain: “one of the more shameful chapters that I have seen …”
0:26:39ACC New Zealander masseuse’s “nail and bail”, scaffolding business
0:30:07Obama mega-performative: “I’ve said it before, I’ll say it again: I’m willing to work with anybody, I’m eager to work with anybody …”; Barbara Mikulski thrice-repeated “thirty-three hours away”, signal for bond market spike; day traders and professional poker players
0:38:37House stenographer Dianne Reidy rant, “Molly”, second clip with gavel; Abilify a common denominator; dry ice “bombs” at LAX; Miriam Carey’s sister denied custody, lawyer arrested
0:46:53Feel-good stories: “man overhears sad tale in diner, secretly pays for meal”, “Oreos are just as addictive as cocaine!” (CotD)
0:49:36The Fifth Estate Assange interview, Stephanopoulos needling about Sarah Harrison shacking up with Snowden; Greenwald, Poitras in “effective exile”
1:02:05Producer Segment: kale bulimia: kalemia;
1:20:23Australian anti-biker gang laws: “since the 1980s there have been a hundred people killed in gang-related murders”, Vicious Lawless Association Disestablishment Act 2013: “any other group of 3 or more persons by whatever name called, whether associated formally or informally and whether the group is legal or illegal”
1:29:46Greenwald and Scahill leaving Guardian for online Omidyar outfit, “initial” $250M, JCD: “The Whistleblowers Daily, from Palo Alto California! I’m your host!”; why doesn’t Greenwald follow Andrew Sullivan’s example?; Chelsea Clinton on BBC News Hour as guest editor
1:45:38Wells Fargo guy on children saving, “that’s a great question”; Chase forcing businesses to upgrade accounts for higher weekly deposits; Chase metal Sapphire card for snobs
1:50:54Donation Segment: Dread Pirate Roberts trial
2:02:04Palo Alto pancake breakfast emergency alert, Project Safety Net, LGBTQQ; Red Book: advertisements in Amber alerts; CMAS Giant Voice System settings for Android, ACC: “when der Führer talks, then obviously you can’t turn that one off” “Red Book denial” e-mail on Inglis replacing Napolitano, “Red Book clearance”; Kaiser Alexander to leave in six months, “Emperor Alexander”
2:17:17New Mexico wild horse slaughterhouse debate, meaning of “inhumane”
2:24:02Creepy William Swenson Medal of Honor ceremony, “the military says his paperwork was lost”
2:30:23International Herald Tribune rebranding; Eleanor Clift “think less tweet more”
2:36:30Workers demolishing Sandy Hook required to sign NDA
2:37:53IBM’s Watson to fix doctor shortage; 23andMe “it’s just math” meme, big data, Amazon dildo search poisoning prank, JCD motorcycle boulder analogy
2:47:58ISS view of Russian missile test plume