(2016/11/25) We should avoid these ends by avoiding these beginnings (Godwin’s Law)
Edition #1060 Today we look at the comparison between the rise of Hitler and the rise of Trump, not to say that they are the same but to try to learn from the past in order to see farther into our own future and avoid the terrible ends that are possible Be part of the show! Leave a message at 202-999-3991 Show Notes Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill Ch. 2: Act 1: O'Connor Decries Republican Attacks on Courts - NPR Morning Edition - Air Date: 3-10-2006 Ch. 3: Song 1: Oak - Ben McElroy Ch. 4: Act 2: His rise to power Part 1 - Trumpcast from @Slate - Air Date 11-21-16 Ch. 5: Song 2: Nazi (Live) - Chumbawamba Ch. 6: Act 3: How South Africa Could Prepare the U.S. for President Trump - The Daily Show - Air Date 11-16-16 Ch. 7: Song 3: Things a Get from Bad to Worse - The Ethiopians Ch. 8: Act 4: His rise to power Part 2 - Trumpcast from @Slate - Air Date 11-21-16 Ch. 9: Song 4: I think your a nazi - Stephen Lynch Ch. 10: Act 5: Comparing the rise of Trump and Hitler - @InDeepRadio w: @AngieCoiro - Air Date 3-26-16 Ch. 11: Song 5: Der Fuehrer's Face (From "Nuttsey Land") - Spike Jones & His City Slickers Ch. 12: Act 6: We Can't Wait To See The End Before We Resist The Beginning Of Fascism - @Thom_Hartmann - Air Date 11-22-16 Voicemails Ch. 13: Explaining hippie-punching - Barbara from San Jose, CA Ch. 14: Membership - Alan from Connecticut Ch. 15: Explaining the Democrats through Thomas Frank's class-divide lens - Dave from Olympia, WA Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics Ch. 16: Final comments on when it’s time to panic, NationalPopularVote.com and our ongoing experiment of explaining concepts from the show Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone Produced by Jay! Tomlinson Thanks for listening! Visit us at BestOfTheLeft.com Check out the BotL iOS/Android App in the App Stores! Follow at Twitter.com/BestOfTheLeft Like at Facebook.com/BestOfTheLeft Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Review the show on iTunes and Stitcher!