Teri and Tami have a five mojito brunch for you today. Topics include Leah Remini’s show “Scientology and the Aftermath,” Jeb! setting education policy, why conservatives are flocking to the social media tool Gab, and Megyn Kelly’s move to NBC. (Unpopular opinion alert!)

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  1. Profile photo of OccupantCDN Coolidge

    Jeb! Raised (and presumably) spent $100 million to get 3 delegates to the Republican Convention. It should be a long long time before he gets to laugh.

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    • January 4, 2017 at 9:18 pm
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    Low energy Jeb who’s disapproval only enhanced Trump’s vote? The man who pinned a medal on Hillghazi right after she let our boys die? The man who represents wall st and elitists? That man? He can go to hades.

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    • January 4, 2017 at 9:50 pm
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    So your discussion of Scientology missed a couple of things. First, it is only in the SeaOrg (the place where they sign the billion year contract) that they force abortions on. Second, reading rooms (mentioned by one of the hosts) are Christian Science and not related to Scientology, these are two totally different religions.

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    • January 5, 2017 at 11:08 am
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    Not impressed or charmed, Ladies. Not yet…

    First of all, if you’re going to comment on Leah Rimini’s Scientology expose’, have the professionalism actually to watch it. Listening to you relay vague comments is not interesting enough.

    “You know”, “cool”, “great”, “amazing”…Maybe you need to put something a little stronger in those mojitos.

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    • January 5, 2017 at 12:26 pm
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    1967mustangman (View Comment):
    Second, reading rooms (mentioned by one of the hosts) are Christian Science and not related to Scientology, these are two totally different religions.

    Yeah, I was thinking that when Tami mentioned it. I’ll admit to not knowing much about Scientology at all, but I really do fear for Leah Remini’s safety. Perhaps that’s misguided of me?

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    • January 5, 2017 at 3:15 pm
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    Podkayne of Israel (View Comment):
    Not impressed or charmed, Ladies. Not yet…

    First of all, if you’re going to comment on Leah Rimini’s Scientology expose’, have the professionalism actually to watch it. Listening to you relay vague comments is not interesting enough.

    “You know”, “cool”, “great”, “amazing”…Maybe you need to put something a little stronger in those mojitos.

    Extra rum all around! We’ll keep trying to charm you, Pod. 😀

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    • January 5, 2017 at 3:16 pm
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    I absolutely HAD to hear the rationale for Jeb getting the last laugh. Good job, ladies, or should I say, girls?

    So the chatting about the Scientology expose was difficult for the reasons Podkayne laid out, and for your information, there is a fairly well known documentary about the Cult entitled Going Clear.

    Then the non-story story lifted from Politico. Nothing there. At all. What a waste of breath that was! And you got me listening! Once.

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    • January 5, 2017 at 3:56 pm
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    You misspelled his name. It’s not Jeb! It is Jeb?

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    • January 5, 2017 at 8:47 pm
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    Skyler (View Comment):
    You misspelled his name. It’s not Jeb! It is Jeb?

    Whats the punctuation mark that says “meh” ?

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    • January 5, 2017 at 8:50 pm
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    Franco (View Comment):
    I absolutely HAD to hear the rationale for Jeb getting the last laugh. Good job, ladies, or should I say, girls?

    So the chatting about the Scientology expose was difficult for the reasons Podkayne laid out, and for your information, there is a fairly well known documentary about the Cult entitled Going Clear.

    Then the non-story story lifted from Politico. Nothing there. At all. What a waste of breath that was! And you got me listening! Once.

    You all are a tough crowd! I do appreciate you listening.

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    • January 6, 2017 at 5:52 am
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    Franco (View Comment):
    I absolutely HAD to hear the rationale for Jeb getting the last laugh. Good job, ladies, or should I say, girls?

    So the chatting about the Scientology expose was difficult for the reasons Podkayne laid out, and for your information, there is a fairly well known documentary about the Cult entitled Going Clear.

    Then the non-story story lifted from Politico. Nothing there. At all. What a waste of breath that was! And you got me listening! Once.

    And I don’t think it’s a non-story. A rift on the right over Betsy DeVos is worth discussing, don’t you think?

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    • January 6, 2017 at 5:54 am
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    terichristoph (View Comment):

     

    Is there a rift on the right about DeVos? If you believe Politico, which, by the end of your discussion you questioned (quite rightly). As soon as the subject was raised as an article in Politico, my eyes rolled. Here’s an ostensibly right wing podcast taking Politico trolling seriously and wasting time speculating on their lame article.

    Somehow I knew DeVos had renounced her support for Common Core when she was nominated a month ago, and even The Jebster has walked back his support (see his run for the nomination eons ago).

    The policy is universally unpopular and there will be no fight over this issue.

    Considering there are several hot intramural wars on the right and even more cold ones, this was a nothing-burger by comparison.

    That you chose to frame and title your podcast around Jeb getting the “last laugh” around this issue is very strange, because Jeb getting a freind into Trumps cabinet hardly counts as any victory, and certainly not one meriting ” last laugh” status. No one’s forgotten how utterly humiliated he was, not just by Trump, but Republican primary voters, so it would take a considerable event for Jeb to find himself laughing in any political context.

    This was why I was so curious as to what the podcast could possibly be about.

    So my charge is that the podcast title is misleading This kind of thing works in the short term and fails in the long term.

    • #12
    • January 6, 2017 at 11:24 am
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