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THE WEEK THAT WAS w/ the Newsvandal

How Clinton quelled an insurgency
http://www.politico.com/story/2016/07/dnc-2016-hillary-clinton-bernie-sanders-supporters-226415

Assange, Avowed Foe of Clinton, Timed Email Release for Democratic Convention
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/27/us/politics/assange-timed-wikileaks-release-of-democratic-emails-to-harm-hillary-clinton.html

Khizr Khan, father of Muslim Iraq hero, says Trump 'sacrificed nothing' for US
http://www.cnbc.com/2016/07/28/dnc-news-khizr-khan-father-of-muslim-iraq-hero-says-trump-sacrificed-nothing-and-no-one-for-us.html

Robert Kagan and Other Neocons Are Backing Hillary Clinton
https://theintercept.com/2016/07/25/robert-kagan-and-other-neocons-back-hillary-clinton/

There’s No Business Like the Arms Business
http://www.tomdispatch.com/post/176169/tomgram%3A_william_hartung%2C_how_to_arm_a_%22volatile%22_planet/

Mass Killings May Have Created Contagion, Feeding on Itself
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/27/science/mass-killings-contagion-copycat.html

Humans are the scariest animals in nature, study finds
http://www.redorbit.com/news/science/1113415187/fear-of-humans-072616/

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THE WEEK THAT WAS w/the Newsvandal

Americans' Satisfaction With U.S. Drops Sharply
http://www.gallup.com/poll/193832/americans-satisfaction-drops-sharply.aspx

Trump Accused Of "Apocalyptic" Fearmongering In Speech Promising "Security And Prosperity"
http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2016-07-22/trump-accused-apocalyptic-fearmongering-speech-promising-security-and-prosperity

Police bullet that hit man lying on ground with hands up was aimed at autistic patient
http://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/nationworld/ct-charles-kinsey-shooting-north-miami20160722-story.html

US air strike in Syria kills up to 85 civilians 'mistaken for Isil fighters'
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/07/19/us-air-strike-in-syria-kills-up-to-85-civilians-mistaken-for-isi/

28 Pages Raise 'Scores of Troubling Questions' on US-Saudi Ties
http://www.commondreams.org/news/2016/07/16/28-pages-raise-scores-troubling-questions-us-saudi-ties

America’s Nukes Aren’t Safe in Turkey Anymore
http://foreignpolicy.com/2016/07/18/americas-nukes-arent-safe-in-turkey-anymore/

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THE WEEK THAT WAS w/the Newsvandal

Why Terrorists Keep Succeeding in France
http://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2016-07-15/why-terrorists-keep-succeeding-in-france

Donald Trump and Bill O'Reilly declare 'world war scenario' after Nice attack
http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/donald-trump-bill-o-reilly-declare-world-war-scenario-article-1.2712682

U.S. arms sales approvals on track to reach nearly $40 billion
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-airshow-britain-usa-arms-idUSKCN0ZT0ZH

CEOs At Corporate Powerhouses Got Paid 276 Times The Typical American Worker’s Salary Last Year
http://thinkprogress.org/economy/2016/07/12/3797237/ceo-pay-average-worker/

Market Rally Juiced by Stock Buybacks
http://www.wsj.com/articles/buybacks-pump-up-stock-rally-1468363826

The Death of the Middle Class Is Worse Than You Think
http://fortune.com/2016/07/13/middle-class-death/

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THE WEEK THAT WAS w/ the Newsvandal
A three-day spasm of violence grips US
http://www.smh.com.au/world/dallas-police-shooting-a-three-day-spasm-of-violence-culminates-in-a-sniper-attack-20160708-gq1m80.html

A Staggering Reminder That Car Bombs Are An Epidemic In Baghdad
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/baghdad-bombings_us_57797e09e4b0416464105b3c

'I will be with you, whatever': Blair's fawning messages to George W Bush reveal how the two plotted to come up with a 'clever plan' to 'deal' with Saddam
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3676771/Chilcot-reports-reveals-emails-Tony-Blair-George-Bush.html

If Hillary Had Been a Soldier in the Army, Here’s How She’d Be Treated
http://www.nationalreview.com/article/437536/hillary-clinton-email-scandal-unfit-president-unfit-soldier

State Department reopens internal probe of Clinton emails
http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2016/07/07/state-department-reopens-internal-probe-clinton-emails.html

Trump Campaign Blames Anti-Semitic Tweet on “Microsoft's Shapes”
http://gawker.com/trump-campaign-blames-antisemitic-tweet-on-microsofts-1783103054

The Economics Behind the Boom in Anti-Immigration Sentiment
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-07-07/the-economics-behind-the-boom-in-anti-immigration-sentiment

THE WEEK THAT WAS

>>>Brexit Blowout
We’re out: PM resigns as Britain votes to quit EU on seismic day
http://www.standard.co.uk/news/politics/david-cameron-resigns-as-ftse-plunges-after-britain-backs-brexit-in-eu-referendum-a3280086.html
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In Brexit victory, a defiant protest against globalization
http://www.csmonitor.com/World/Europe/2016/0624/In-Brexit-victory-a-defiant-protest-against-globalization
 
>>>Sit On It, Congress
The Democrats Are Boldly Fighting For a Bad, Stupid Bill
http://gawker.com/the-democrats-are-boldly-fighting-for-a-bad-stupid-bil-1782449026

Australia 20 years after gun reform: No mass shootings, declining firearm deaths
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/06/160622114743.htm

The Second Amendment Isn’t About Hunting or Self-Defense, But Revolution
http://thefederalist.com/2016/06/20/the-second-amendment-isnt-about-hunting-or-self-defense-but-revolution/

>>>The Sub-preme Court
The Supreme Court just dropped a powder keg on the 2016 election
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-fix/wp/2016/06/23/the-supreme-court-just-dropped-a-powder-keg-on-the-2016-election/
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Deadlocked Supreme Court deals big blow to Obama immigration plan
http://www.cnn.com/2016/06/23/politics/immigration-supreme-court/

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THE WEEK THAT WAS

>>>Trumpled Wiltskin
A Chaotic Whodunnit Follows the DNC’s Trump Research Hack
https://www.wired.com/2016/06/chaotic-whodunnit-follows-dncs-trump-research-hack/
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Trump’s campaign hits a wall
http://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/283688-trumps-campaign-hits-a-wall

>>>Running And Gunning
Guns in America: A history of violence
http://www.economist.com/news/business-and-finance/21700596-evidence-growing-gun-violence-america-product-weak-gun-laws-guns
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JP Morgan and Bank of America in cluster bomb investors 'Hall of Shame'
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/jun/16/jp-morgan-bank-of-america-cluster-bomb-investors-hall-of-shame
 
>>>It's So Easy
Yellen Says Brexit Vote Influenced Fed Call to Hold Rates Steady
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-06-15/yellen-says-brexit-vote-influenced-fed-call-to-hold-rates-steady
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The Fed Is Learning Just How Hard the Exit From Easy Money Will Be
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/16/upshot/the-fed-is-learning-just-how-hard-the-exit-from-easy-money-will-be.html

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James Moore and Michael Sternfeld chat with Chrysta Bell, David Lynch's muse, at 10pm CT on KRUUfm.com. Will play some of her exquisite music as well. Tune in and turn on.

Chrysta Bell is performing at the Sondheim Center Sunday, June 19th for a benefit for the David Lynch Film Department. David Lynch is this year's keynote commencement speaker.

James Moore and Dennis Raimondi talk with author/journalist Ari Berman about his seminal work on voting rights in America. The former KRUU show host who writes for The Nation, Rolling Stone and many other publications, has been all across the country doing events and booksignings, including most major TV and cable. His book has been recommended for book lists by the New York Times, Washington Post, NPR, and others. He has appeared on panels at the White House, Congress and elsewhere.

Ari will be doing a talk and booksigning event this Friday, June 10th at 7:30pm at Revelations Bookstore in Fairfield, Click here for details.

Ari Berman is a senior contributing writer for The Nation magazine and a Reporting Fellow at The Nation Institute. He has written extensively about American politics, civil rights and the intersection of money and politics. His stories have also appeared in the New York Times, Rolling Stone, and The Guardian, and he is a frequent political commentator on MSNBC, C-Span and NPR. His new book, Give Us the Ballot: The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights in America, was published in August by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. His first book, Herding Donkeys: The Fight to Rebuild the Democratic Party and Reshape American Politics, was published in October 2010 by FSG. He graduated from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University with a degree in journalism and political science. He lives in New York City.

Madeline Horrigan 2PM: MSAE MICRA Class Project

James interviews two MSAE students about their songwriting class that led to a CD being produced by Tim Britton of 12 tracks. Madeline Horrigan and Vana Couri discuss the class, the MICRA recording project and their performance on record and on Saturday, Jiune 4th at 8pm at Cafe Paradiso.

The rest of the show will feature musical artists playing tonight's ArtWalk and FAIRfest like Steve and Michaela McLain with the Jefferson County Green Band (on the square 7pm-10pm) and Robert Reeder's Bad Billy & the Bonfire Boys (at the Arbor after party after Green Band).

Sit back and leave the dfriving to us.

3PM: The Des Moines Register's Rekha Basu is featured in an interview with Speaking Freely host Dennis Raimondi on talking about--you guessed it--the election.

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