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DATE TITLE TOPICS LENGTH SIZE-MB
3/25/8 How Now Round Sal We look at how casinos lost and what’s next. 57 min. 13.4MB
3/11/8 Blob of Bloggers We detail next month’s BlogLeft gathering, plus sundry politics. 44 min. 10.4MB
3/4/8 Questionable Casinos Mike does quick hits on casino proposal using iffy figures and progressives having to guess whose for civil rights. 29 min. 6.7MB
2/26/8 Bumbling Toward Casinos We discuss the unlikeliness of casinos as a revenue panacea and hit on what we want to see from the governor and legislature instead. 64 min. 15MB
2/19/8 Attack of the Blogs We kick around how important different types of blogs are in campaigns and beyond. 59 min. 14MB
2/12/8 Eying Hillary v. Barack Quarreling (and a bit of quibbling) over the attributes of the two Dem candidates. 43 min. 10.2MB
2/5/8 Super Prove Day Mike only with a short check-in on Super Tuesday. 12 min. 2.8MB
1/29/8 Now It Gets Interesting The Presidential candidates choke and fall. Change in November is inevitable, but we ask what kind and under whose direction. 44 min. 10.2MB
1/22/8 Courts: Bystanders or Big Shots? We bring in David Yas, head of Mass. Lawyers Weekly to decipher how the SJC and other courts act, or don’t. 50 min. 11.8MB
1/15/8 Mitt and the Abyss Michigan (and Nevada and South Carolina) primary, heavy on the GOP, plus wind turbines and education. 43 min. 10MB
1/8/8 The The Also-Ran Bucket Iowa caucuses and New Hampshire primary, with from-the-road comments from Humble Elias. 53 min. 12.5
1/2/8 The Prez: Fearless Forecasts We look at the pending Iowa caucuses and New Hampshire primary. 61 min. 14.2
12/18/7 Parents Rights and Wrongs Ryan calls in from the State House casino hearing after we talk about the extreme parents-rights subgroups. 65 min. 15.3
12/11/7 He’ll Be Your Huckabee In which we snort at Mike Huckabee and the other leading GOP candidates. 64 min. 14.9
12/4/7 Term Limits for Boston Pols Boston City Councilor John Tobin joins us. 64 min. 15.1
11/27/7 Gambliing with Our Future Laura Everett of Casino Free Massachusetts joins us. 56 min. 13.2
11/20/7 School for Progressive Politics Ryan learns more about how to elect progressives. We kick around term limits, down to Boston mayor and city councilors. 42 min. 9.8
11/14/7 Sorting Sundries Ryan went to a New Bedford casino forum – and spoke. We hit on die-hard anti-gays, cooperation between governor and house speaker, and Boston public safety among others. 55 min. 13
11/6/7 Big Ideas on Hold We still talking about whether our governor can get the legislature with his program. Plus there’s local elections, protesters at theThe Laramie Projectand more. 49 min. 11.4
10/30/7 Things Boston We kicked around the pending City Council election, with the threat to Team Unity Councilors. We spoke of what had to continue and what had to change to make Boston great again. 54 min. 12.6
10/23/7 Free speech and bullies We examine the Cirignano/Loy trial and its implications, with Pie and Coffee and WCCA-TV’s Mike Benedetti. Plus, we hit on trends in casino gambling here. 56 min. 13.2
10/16/7 5th CD results and More ENDA Ryan and Lynne chatted up Niki’s race and more on ENDA. She called in from Tsongas HQ and Mike did a mobile on his mobile, reporting the first day of the Cirignano trial from the train. 64 min. 15,1
10/9/7 ENDA Conundrum a tightening race in the 5th Congressional District and lots of casino theater make for a notable week. 64 min. 15,1
10/2/7 5th CD and Progressive Opportunities a tightening race in the 5th Congressional District and lots of casino theater make for a notable week. 36 min. 8.6
9/25/7 Lock ’em up We hit on prison reform, casinos in lieu of other revenue sources, and the GM strike. 54 min. 12.7
9/18/7 Casino Battles Loom We take a first look at Deval Patrick’s casinos proposal, whose for and against, how likely it would be to help the state, and what shot it has in the legislature. We discuss Patrick’s excellent 9/11 speech. 54 min. 12.7
9/11/7 The Election Season We dissect the 5th CD primary results, ask if we see any increased safety from our post-9/11 ventures, and discuss the much-delayed report on casino gambling here. 36 min. 8.5
9/4/7 After the Cheers MassEquality’s Marc Solomon joins us to talk about the amendment battle and what’s next. We range from local to national. 55 min. 12.9
8/30/7 U.S. Rep Juggernaut? Dick Howe joins to handicap the 5th CD primary. Whose likely to win, who should win, what that victory will mean in issues and next year’s election. 63 min. 14.9
8/21/7 Whose Ox? Ryan and Mike muse on whether the legislators can transcend pork feeding, on the Larry Cirignano case, and on the looming 5th CD primary. 40 min. 9.5
8/14/7 Still Taking Names Know Thy Neighbor’s Tom Lang joins us on marriage equality and the Presidential campaign. 62 min. 14
8/7/7 Toxins in the Statutes Wiretapping and casinos. 40 min. 14.2
7/31/7 You Betcha, Voters We hit on casinos coming (maybe) to Massachusetts following the downstate vote. Plus, the 5th CD updates. 32 min. 7.5
7/24/7 Bad Laws, Stupid Laws Massachusetts is not free from restrictive marriage laws, destructive variants of ballot initiatives, and more. 44 min. 10.3
7/17/7 Just How Progressive? We ended up talking up Al Gore after hitting the 5th CD development and concentrating on what Gov. Patrick can accomplish in his first year. 53 min. 12.3
7/10/7 The Possible and the Ideal What can we reasonably expect in Massachusetts after two decades of infrastructure neglect. Plus, we kick the impeachment can up and down the hall. 53 min. 12.3
7/3/7 And Then What? Just Ryan and Mike. We started on the commonwealth budget with no new corporate taxes to fund it. The Scooter Libby travesty of sentence commutation dominated. Ryan ended up on casinos. 65 min. 14.8
6/26/7 Hunger for Congress Our take on the endorsement of marriage equality by the commonwealth’s legislature. What’s next for all sides and what cleanup must follow. 89 min. 19.7
6/19/7 Love & Liberty in Massachusetts Our take on the endorsement of marriage equality by the commonwealth’s legislature. What’s next for all sides and what cleanup must follow. 65 min. 15.2
6/12/7 Faint Hearts/Stout Hearts Update and musing on this week’s ConCon. A questioning caller from St. Louis. All Three of us endorsed Jamie Eldridge for the 5th CD to replace Marty Meehan. 66 min. 15.6
6/5/7 DINOs and Diehards How Democratic are our legislators, including Senate President T. Murray, plus 5th CD candidates on health care, Pride Week and more 53 min. 12.4
5/29/7 The Great Divide sco joins us (about 30 minutes in) to handicap the 5th CD, after we hit health care, funding and casinos 73 min. 16.7
5/22/7 Health Mass ’05 Sorting throught health-care confusion, updates on the 5th CD rate and a bit of the ConCon. 59 min. 13.9
5/8/7 Battles Back on Beacon Hill The ConCon and consideration of anti-marriage-equality amendment set to start. Bay Windows‘ Susan Ryan-Vollmar guest. 64 min. 15.1
5/1/7 Musical Chairs Continuing Wresting by Gov. and House Speaker. Other races. Abstinence education and even gun control. 67 min. 15.3
4/24/7 Bubbling Cauldron Continuing Wresting by Gov. and House Speaker. Other races. Abstinence education and even gun control. 58 min. 13.1
4/17/7 Big Cheese House Speaker and Governor battle budgets and laws. U.S. Rep. race update. 57 min. 13.0
4/10/7 Here, There, Everywhere State and Congressional special elections. Old-media/new-media forum. 67 min. 15.3
4/3/7 Hot Months of Spring Local and state special elections. 2007 ConCon 27 min. 6.1
3/27/7 Jumping in with Six Feet We introduce ourselves and start our commentary 59 min. 13.9

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