2PP082 – 14 February 2013

Ah, that’s better: Got the episode number right, no HUGE editing problems… but we did run a little long (not our longest ever, however!).

Today we start with some chitchat about stuff—all kinds of stuff. Then we move on to the Big Speech. Naturally we laugh at Marco Rubio and “WaterGate”. What did we think of the, um, “responses” to the State of the Union Address? This leads to a longer discussion about the Republican Party and its ongoing problem with the “tea party”.

We also talk specifically about the State of the Union Address, including what we liked. Then, it’s about some of the implications of what was said. But no, we weren’t done yet: There was more chitchat at the end

Please leave a comment (anyone’s welcome—agree or disagree!), or you can ring the 2Political Comment line on 206-350-3982.

Links for this episode:
Sheherazade, Bolero and more at Strathmore – Jason’s blog post on the concert he mentioned
Marco Rubio Dry Mouth – the funny YouTube video Arthur mentioned
Republicans Back A Path To Citizenship Unless Obama Supports It – the ThinkProgress post
So much for shedding the ‘stupid party’ label – the MaddowBlog post
Top Donors to Republicans Seek More Say in Senate Races – Karl Rove’s new thing
An Electric Car Charger – Jason’s blog post on what he saw
Jason’s Blog
Arthur’s blog, podcasts and videos can be accessed here.

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