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    Episode 787

    Assume a Spherical Duck

    Up and at ’Em is the wrong forum for a serious discussion of the standoff in Hong Kong.

    Guest: Matt Bilski

    Fri Oct 18 2019Friday, October 18, 2019

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    Episode 777

    Then I Shall Cut Out the White Bread

    What does milk and explosives in 1910 have to do with today’s minimum wage ordinances?

    Guest: Mike Carpenter‚ Ph.D.

    Fri Oct 4 2019Friday, October 4, 2019

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    Episode 775

    The Governor’s Fart Car

    The governor doesn‘t know that you can‘t have a conference committee without calling a special session.

    Guest: Andy Aplikowski

    Wed Oct 2 2019Wednesday, October 2, 2019

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    Episode 772

    Tasty Pinch

    Mayor Frey Fry got hacked.

    Guest: Mike Carpenter‚ Ph.D.

    Fri Sep 27 2019Friday, September 27, 2019

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    Episode 754

    Takoyaki Tacos

    Pilot Brad Johnson is back from Japan and he brought delicious candy.

    Guest: Brad Johnson

    Fri Aug 30 2019Friday, August 30, 2019

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    Episode 745

    Thou Shalt Not Theft By Swindle

    More DHS employees whistleblowing over wrongdoing and retaliation inside the entrenched bureaucracy.

    Guest: Nancy LaRoche

    Mon Aug 19 2019Monday, August 19, 2019

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    Episode 739

    Botched, Belittled, and Beleaguered

    How are we gonna fix MnLARS? We're gonna do the thing Ben suggested years ago.

    Guest: Andrew Smith

    Fri Aug 9 2019Friday, August 9, 2019

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    Episode 738

    The Olson Method

    Maj Dave Hughes is running for Congress in Minnesota’s Seventh.

    Guests: Barbara Thomas Smith and Dave Hughes

    Thu Aug 8 2019Thursday, August 8, 2019

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    Episode 737

    One Minnesota: We Fail Slowly

    Tim Walz on DHS: “The problem we have many times in government is we fail slowly.”

    Guest: Brad Johnson

    Wed Aug 7 2019Wednesday, August 7, 2019

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    Episode 728

    Budgeting Tornado Siren

    Elected officials love taxes where the burden of the tax falls on people who aren’t eligible to vote.

    Guests: John Spry‚ Ph.D. and Melissa Sauser

    Thu Jul 25 2019Thursday, July 25, 2019

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    Episode 723

    S#!tshow

    Ben finally finds a soap opera theme song for the DHS chaos.

    Guest: Mike Carpenter‚ Ph.D.

    Thu Jul 18 2019Thursday, July 18, 2019

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    Episode 122

    Punk Parenting

    How Republicans can win in the Twin Cities. Also, energy legislation and punk parenting.

    Guests: Angela Sedlacek, Chris Fields, and David Osmek

    Tue Feb 7 2017Tuesday, February 7, 2017