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1202 Invidious Phobias (2019-12-26)

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0:00:00JCD: “Will it cook the gophers?” (2:44:54)
0:00:34JCD’s Boxing Day with kangaroos; millennial gender reveal parties, suffixed dollar signs, and driving without headlights; rainsticks for New South Wales Australia
0:06:46ACC’s TSA Pre✓ experiences including bizarre two-by-two dog line; TSA whistleblower: agency “injecting danger into the system” by turning down magnetometer sensitivity to get lines moving, JCD: “this guy’s an A-hole!”; HotelTonight app, empty Hudson Yards project, cronut queues and millennial Betty Boop eyelashes, stalls full of Trump hate buttons, Moulin Rouge selfie intermission, goose foie gras still legal, Flippers egg pancakes and truffle fries
0:25:20Joe Biden’s “little kid who says, I-I-I-I-I-I-I-I-I-I-I-I-I can’t talk” stammer at Democrat debate
0:27:51Bill Barr’s version of “thousands of sealed indictments”: Durham criminal investigation, “the fact that you’re looking into certain allegations doesn’t necessarily mean you give them credence”; Rudy Giuliani to annoyed Glenn Beck: “I’ll prosecute every single one of them myself”
0:34:43Lindsey Graham changes his tune after meeting with Trump: “the reason they’re denying him his day in court is they know their case sucks” (BCotD); Trump accuses Pelosi of hating GOP, North Korean “Christmas surprise”, “maybe it’s a present where he sends me a beautiful vase”; incoherent Nancy Pelosi blows spit bubbles; Rep. Norma Torres resurrects “Putin has dirt on Trump” meme; Alex Jones rants about Adam Schiff’s “Egyptian rituals” with Ed Buck
0:50:07Kevin Spacey accuser Ari Behn suicided, Frank Underwood “kill them with kindness” video
0:53:19Democracy Now on possibility of additional articles of impeachment, Al Green rants about “the homophobia, Islamophobia, xenophobia, all of the invidious phobias”; Robert De Niro walks back his Trump threats to Michael Moore, “I’d like to see a bag of shit right in his face”
1:00:01JCD recommends One Upon a Time in Hollywood; ACC’s subscription to Apple TV+ for thinly disguised Matt Lauer drama The Morning Show; New Yorker editor David Remnick to Brian Stelter: “the future of the earth” depends on impeachment, GOP indifference to “facts” a “source of great frustration for the press”; Pelosi “science, science, science”; Ralph Nader gripes about Pelosi’s reluctance to move against “the most impeachable president of all time”
1:13:00Producer Segment
1:40:42A subdued Amy Goodman reports COP25 “ended in failure” with much recrimination for the US; Dutch government loses lawsuit over failure to reduce emissions; Jane Fonda to VICE on her practice of getting arrested every Friday, ACC: “Jane Fonda is a fossil fuel”
1:48:38Frans Timmermans’ love letter to Great Britain; Roger Waters gripes about media “hatchet job” against Jeremy Corbyn, JCD on Pink Floyd’s stake in “Floyd’s of London”; Fox Nation Patriot Awards “I’m gonna go back to the prompter… In the Morning” from Brian Kilmeade
1:57:34ACC OTG: US military warning against 23andMe DNA tests; WaPo promoting SpotterEDU spy network for schools; San Diego smart streetlight data being shared with ATF and FBI; Amazon beginning to admit existence of Ring hacks, glitter bombs and police laziness
2:13:02Ominous Ted Cruz video on the dangers of Russia’s Nord Stream II gas pipeline; Deutsche Welle on NDAA sanctions signed by Trump for the sake of selling US “fracking gas” to Europe; two halves of Libya siding with peculiar constellations of countries jockeying for natural gas
2:22:47Donation Segment: ACC’s “Remove Before Pew Pew” tags
2:39:15Texzon CEO on Zenneck waves for power transmission; Pentagon weighing West Africa pullout
2:48:16Dogs Are People Too: “amazing” open-heart surgery for nine-year-old boxer
2:50:18Outrage over Royal Canadian Mounted Police “lethal overwatch” plan for indigenous protestors