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075 w/ Katherine Mangu-Ward "Limp Tax Plans, Taking a Knee, Russia Takes Baltimore"

Ep. 75

Guest: Katherine Mangu-Ward, Editor-in-Chief @ Reason

Recorded: Wednesday, September 27th, 2017.

Another wide-ranging, intellectually-stimulating, and very well-lubricated dispatch.

We begin with an almost respectable (but undeniably illuminating) discussion of Donald Trump's "Revolutionary Tax Framework" -- (his words). Proceeding from there to the re-re-re-failure of Republican maneuvering to "Repeal and Replace" Obamacare.

Then we really pour on the gas:

    From "Taking a Knee" to "Title IV" Banning Uber to prevent rape is ... beyond stupid. Mark Warner's crusade to stop Russia from using Facebook (and hollow out the First Amendment).


    Should you ever use "cyber" as a prefix? What's the origin of "hang 10"? #firebettsy Gender differences.

(Sweep the leg.)

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