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A podcast from Puzzle in a Thunderstorm, LLC

The Skepticrat

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128 Episodes • Released Fortnightly

128 Episodes • Released Fortnightly

A podcast from Puzzle in a Thunderstorm, LLC

The Skepticrat

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128 Episodes • Released Fortnightly

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Covering politics from the far center

Latest Episode

17 Aug 2020 • 41 mins

Skepticrat129 - Oxford Kamala Edition

On this week's episode: Eli sings a BRUTAL rendition of Karma Chameleon in a blind stab at a Kamala pun ... Kevin Costner’s 1997 disaster “The Postman” turns out to be shockingly prescient ... And Heath tries unsuccessfully to say "side" without a diphthong. To support the Black Lives Matter Global Network, go here: https://blacklivesmatter.com/ To support our show on Patreon, go here: https://www.patreon.com/skepticrat To hear more from Evil Giraffes on Mars, go here: https://www.facebook.com/EvilGiraffesOnMars/?fref=tsGet great deals while supporting the show by checking out our sponsors: https://www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/skepticrathttps://www.policygenius.com/ Headline Sources:Kamala Harris chosen to be Biden's running mate: https://www.bbc.com/news/election-us-2020-53728050Trump steps up attacks on the Post Office: https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/trump-democrats-post-office-campaign/2020/08/14/390f8b82-de4d-11ea-809e-b8be57ba616e_story.html https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/n7wk9z/the-post-office-is-deactivating-mail-sorting-machines-ahead-of-the-electionhttps://www.washingtonpost.com/local/md-politics/usps-states-delayed-mail-in-ballots/2020/08/14/64bf3c3c-dcc7-11ea-8051-d5f887d73381_story.html SV Date asks Trump an honest question:https://heavy.com/news/2020/08/sv-date/ Trump's interview with Jonathan Swan: https://www.vox.com/2020/8/4/21354055/trump-axios-interview-jonathan-swanIowa gets shit beat out of it by land hurricane: https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/iowans-struggle-to-find-help-strength-after-powerful-storm-devastates-homes-farms/2020/08/14/f55d0508-de57-11ea-8051-d5f887d73381_story.htmlCOVID vaccine is coming: https://www.cnbc.com/2020/08/14/the-us-has-already-invested-billions-on-potential-coronavirus-vaccines-heres-where-the-deals-stand.html https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/science/coronavirus-vaccine-tracker.html