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Public Comments from Matt Schumacher, EBT Supervisor, January 2

Thanks to Jim Buck, EBT resident and former supervisor, we have an audio file and transcript of Matt Schumacher’s comments on January 2, 2018.  Mr. Schumacher read these prior to taking public questions and comments when 80-100 people attended the meeting. He has refused to release his version of his comments to date.  We would…

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BVR-exit, interview with Stacy Sommerfield (ep 15)

We interview Stacy Sommerfield, the director of BVRA, about the chaos kicked up by the EBT supervisors’ decision to try to leave at the end of 2018.

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Framing, PA D Party, and Our Favorite Guest Barnstormer Comes Back (episode 14)

Our favorite guest Barnstormer, the velvet-y bass and master organizer, Dwayne Heisler returns! We discuss framing and the PA-Dem party.

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The Man Who Burns Confederate-Nazi Flags, Gene Stilp, Inspirational Provocateur (13)

We interview folk hero, the craftiest activist around, professional gadfly, provocateur extraordinaire, and vegetarian, Gene Stilp.   Photo credit: Vice article. “Meet the Guy Who Burns Confederate Flags at NASCAR Races.”

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Local Election Breakdown, Marino’s Whining, Trump and Wrestling (Episode 11)

Chip finds a sound effect app on his phone and Taylor and Jordi start cringing. After a whirlwind of missed dates among your co-hosts, on Friday we finally coincided in one of our favorite recording spots: The CommunityZone.

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Halloween costumes, indictments, and candidates’ night (not a debate) Episode 10

We try out some costume ideas like our winning “Millard Filmore” costume.  We reflect, but don’t celebrate, the Mueller indictments.  And Taylor and Jordi report on candidates’ night.

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Remembering Paul Wellstone with David Bly (Ep 9)

In November 1990, 18-year old Jordi, a freshman at Carleton College, registered to vote at the polling place and voted for Paul Wellstone.  “It’s been all worse choices since then,” he quips. We look back fondly and mournfully on Senator Paul Wellstone’s legacy, fifteen years to the day he, his wife Sheila, daughter Marcia, and three…

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Episode 8 Genevieve Williams, Missouri, and some Yellin’ ‘Bout Bernie

Taylor tracks down a DNC member, Genevieve Williams, from Missouri’s 7th congressional district.  Genevieve ran and lost n the primary in 2014 and then won a three-way primary in 2016 before losing to Billy Long who has NEVER HAD A TOWN HALL, she tells us. Like the Barnstormers, Genevieve loves heartland America and progressive values. …

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Barnstorming 7: Mike Crossey for PA-18 edition

The whole gang (Chip, Taylor, Jordi) enjoy talking to Mike Crossey, candidate for congress in PA-18 (the fightin’ 18th!). Mike is an affable candidate with loads of experience in education, unions, and local governance. Mike discusses the special joys and challenges of running for the special election in March after Congressman Tim Murphy resigned following…

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