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187 4-Fools Capsizes (2010-04-01)

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0:00:00ACC: “There’s no tech reporting going on, it’s all lame!”
0:00:40JCD’s April Fools’ scheme with Leo Laporte running third show; Rep. Hank Johnson frets about Guam: “my fear is that the whole island will become so overly populated that it will tip over and capsize”
0:07:54Producer Segment: WoW No Agenda guild; PR Associates with and Leo
0:20:09Distraction of the Week: Uncle Don headed to South Korea; Obama surprise midnight visit to Afghanistan, ACC: “ever heard of Skype?”; Chinese 50-year drought cycle; fishy Russian “boob bombers”, 60 Minutes “Jihad Jane” Nada Prouty story; ruble tanks immediately after bombing, 9/11 airline stock shorts, Russia cross about Afghan heroin
0:33:08JCD on Dick Wolf writers and propaganda in mainstream television
0:35:10The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer vague story on Iranian nuclear scientist defector; Blitzer blows past story of Lebanese TV host sentenced to death in Saudi Arabia for sorcery; Washington Post on US submarine missile test in Saudi Arabia
0:44:05UN Conference on Haiti, military using Haiti as Afghanistan training ground, 100k Haitians still living in tents; Hillary Clinton pledges $1.15bn, “investing in women is the best investment we can make in any country”, right hand over heart code, JCD: “hookers”; charts from day before earthquake deleted from HAARP website archive
0:53:07Donation Segment: JCD on linguiça maker killing two health department workers
1:10:07Whistleblower Andrew Maguire reveals J.P. Morgan gold and silver market manipulation
1:13:18S.3480 Protecting Cyberspace as a National Asset Act internet “kill switch” bill; Herman Van Rompuy on Atlantis “engulfed by the sea”, “let’s take this as a metaphor for climate change”, urges leadership in “climate politics”, “compliance regime”; JCD on John Bolton speech
1:22:18JCD on insular liberal groupthink, Ron Christie to Chris Matthews on climate scientists’ “fiduciary interest”, Ron Reagan: “everything in the future is solar and wind”, “Arab oil” meme and chickenshit evolution parallel (JCDPPotD); global warming activist James Schneider found frozen to death in Antarctica; Matthews rundown of Republican vs Democrat favored sports; JCD on meek Berkeley baby-carrying men walking behind two women
1:31:32Al Franken ambushed by Jason Mattera over healthcare bill’s $7bn jungle gym mandate, “you have to shut up right now”, Mattera: “Senator Smalley, I’m listening, go ahead”
1:36:59Toyota RAV4 transmission “harsh shifting” woes, no investigation by NHTSA
1:40:20Law & Order: SVU serial killer brainwashed by conservative radio host, “hate speech from authority figures is the greatest danger to this country since McCarthyism”, media brainwashing and “the cameras aren’t even running” fractals, “Limbaugh, Beck, O’Reilly … like a cancer, spreading ignorance and hate”, “free speech does have its limits”, fire in crowded theater meme, JCD on fake Tea Partiers planted by the likes of Axelrod
1:59:23Shadow Puppet Theater: Obama recess appointments, chief agricultural negotiator CropLife America lobbyist Islam Siddiqui, National Cancer Institute head “reasonable pricing” cap-removing Harold Varmus; esophageal cancer linked to osteoporosis drug; media push for statins, FDA approves Crestor to prevent cholesterol; anti-obesity “vaccine”
2:05:40No Agenda Swine Flu Minute: French laboratory mixing H1N1 and H5N1
2:07:15US troops helping with Afghan poppy harvest, “sieze large opium stashes” order
2:10:28Federal judge strikes down two human gene patents; producer note on Philadelphia flash mobs
2:12:47Outro: full Herman Van Rompuy speech for end-of-show