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Pam Wheelock

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    Episode 756

    Bureaucracy Speak

    We’re already three days in to new DHS commissioner Jodi Harpstead’s 90-day plan.

    Guest: Andrew Smith

    Thu Sep 5 2019Thursday, September 5, 2019

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    Episode 755

    Are You Sick of This?

    Another person resigned from DHS over the Labor Day break.

    Guest: Barbara Thomas Smith

    Wed Sep 4 2019Wednesday, September 4, 2019

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    Episode 753

    Acting Commissioner Has-Been

    There sure are a lot of unanswered questions ask of the Department of Human Services.

    Guest: Andy Aplikowski

    Thu Aug 29 2019Thursday, August 29, 2019

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    Episode 751

    Much Good Lies

    The DHS shitshow doesn’t care what time we record.

    Guest: Barbara Thomas Smith

    Tue Aug 27 2019Tuesday, August 27, 2019

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    Episode 748

    Hell and Human Sacrifice Committee

    Exclusive: Jason Lewis will announce his campaign for U.S. Senate today at the Minnesota State Fair.

    Guests: Andrew Smith and David Osmek

    Thu Aug 22 2019Thursday, August 22, 2019

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    Episode 743

    Assume Your Duties

    Do we have leaders in state government or just managers?

    Guest: Frank Pafko

    Thu Aug 15 2019Thursday, August 15, 2019

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    Episode 742

    How Many Slides Does She Have?

    The most extensive, exhaustive, and exasperating coverage of the Minnesota Senate DHS hearing.

    Guests: Michelle Benson and Brad Carlson

    Wed Aug 14 2019Wednesday, August 14, 2019

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    Episode 741

    DHS Senate Hearing Drinking Game

    Sen Michelle Benson tells us what to expect from today’s Senate hearing on DHS.

    Guests: Barbara Thomas Smith and Michelle Benson

    Tue Aug 13 2019Tuesday, August 13, 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 734

    Nobody Pays Attention Fridays in the Summer

    DHS overspent $25M on Medicaid reimbursements. Oops.

    Guest: Andrew Smith

    Fri Aug 2 2019Friday, August 2, 2019

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    Episode 731

    Whither Ethos?

    The DHS s***show is leaking into the rest of the News Bag!

    Guest: Mike Carpenter‚ Ph.D.

    Tue Jul 30 2019Tuesday, July 30, 2019