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704 Faschtech (2015-03-15)

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0:00:00ACC: “D.C. gay bar.”
0:00:32ACC “The Ride of the Valkyrie” singalong fail; meetup with Patricia, store opening
0:03:20Putin to appear in public again; STRATFOR’s George Friedman on European war, “there is no Europe to have a relationship with”, Germany and Russia combined would be a threat, General Hodges medal-pinning in Ukraine, extra-NATO arms pre-positioning, cordon sanitaire around Russia, “Intermarium”, “we get to invade people and they don’t get to invade us”; Robert Scales: “the only way the United States can have any effect in this region … is to start killing Russians”
0:33:05Republican Senator letter to Iran, Presidential interview trailer by Vice: “I’m embarrassed for them”; payback for Obama’s Boehner backstab; “hi Andrea, hi Jen!”, Psaki: “the negotiations remain between the negotiators, so do we think this is going to have a direct impact on the room? no”, “nearly unprecedented” meme; Howard Dean: “Cotton doesn’t get it”, Cotton a Bill Kristol protégé being groomed for Vice President run, “Tim Cook gay”, Anonymous: Cotton photo from gay bar, JCD: “can you guys tell me where the girls are?”; Obamas celebrating Nowruz early, continuing Iranian emergency extension; Maginot Line
0:56:47Suicide church bombings in Lahore; ACC’s Über driver on Durand Line; Israel’s 80 nukes, blowing up the Ka’aba, “blood on the moon”, Blood Moon Prophacy
1:03:48Donation segment #1; John Fletcher-fest donations, Janis Joplin, standing waves
1:25:37Native advertising in Danielle Steel; CNN two-camera native ad for new stealth bomber ending with “remains to be seen”; Valley Girl, Jeannie Mai The Reel screech, “faschtech”, “wearapist”
1:39:27Kerry on climate change: “by what right do people stand up and just say, well I dispute that? or I deny that elementary truth?”, “last year was the warmest of all”; Climategate e-mail PDF in show notes; Show 703 “man overboard”
1:46:01Common Core: producer note on infrastructure upgrades required by PARCC, FCC $5bn E-Rate upgrade program, Chromebooks; Nurse Tracy on wheat-chaff separating tests in medical field; Harvard Club symposium for charter school investments, facilities financing; Dutch Common Core; self-driving trucks, Red Book: truck accident campaign, jihadi truck drivers
2:02:30Yanis Varoufakis on Paris Match celebrity shoot: “you will allow me not to comment on particular stories in the press”; Farage’s Juncker jab from Dad’s Army theme Who Do You Think You Are Kidding, Mr. Hitler?; Jeremy Clarkson’s Top Gear departure as PR stunt
2:08:34Guess the Movie: Keanu Reeves in Walk in the Clouds
2:10:04400-page FCC document released; repeated mention of Free Press lobbying group, Robert McChesney: news a “public good”, “the fight over hyper-commercialism”; 4 million comments meme; internet users “consumers”; backroomex parte” meetings; ban on “blocking, throttling, paid prioritization”, “lawful destinations”, “lawful internet”; Google appliances as “consideration, monetary or otherwise”; “a little neglect may breed great mischief”; BIAS “broadband internet access service”, dialup exclusion; JCD: metered usage
2:35:06Valley Girl: “feel the rhythm, feel the rhyme, get on up, it’s crowdfunding time!”
2:36:12Donation segment #2; “No Agenda will get you laid” Facebook post
2:45:02Lean In still being milked: Today Show on feminist confidence bluffing, JCD: “Damn, the gauge is at critical, what do I do?”; “amazing women” vs “amazing shoes”
2:48:24JCD’s talentless mockingbird, “all the mockingbirds get a couple of car alarms”
2:51:51Charlie Rose to Kevin Spacey: “OK, let’s just talk about your bromance with Bill Clinton”