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Out d’Coup Podcast

Nov 2018

Out d’Coup | House GOP Caucus 90 Percent White; AOC Shakes Up Capitol; Millennial Dems Not Business As Usual; Climate Change; Amazon HQ2; Proud Boys; Snow Camel; Bruce on Broadway; Beer Releases

November 17, 2018

House Republican caucus 90% white men. Democratic caucus looks more like AmericaDemocrats pick up more seats with Sinema winning flipping Jeff Flake’s seat and Katie Porter flipping an Orange County Republican stronghold. Porter was a student of Elizabeth Warren and ran an unabashed progressive campaign supporting Medicare-for-all, expanding Social Security and going after the banks. Democrats in for a rude awakening as the new freshman/women class heads to Congress. It’s a new day.  

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez faces misogynist tweets after “Hill Staffer” sends a photo of her wearing a dress to a Washington Examiner reporter.

Fires continue to burn in CA. George Monbiot makes the case that plutocracy is at the root of our unwillingness to address climate change. A new plan calls for 10 percent solar power in Pennsylvania by 2030.

Amazon HQ2 will cost taxpayers at least $4.6 billion.

Proud Boys and other Alt-Right groups marching through Philadelphia this weekend.  The Philadelphia AFL-CIO and organized labor denounce their march as counter-protests plan to shut it down.

#SnowCamel makes an appearance on Route 309 by the Perkasie/Sellersville exit. Because of course there was a camel standing on a major road in the middle of a snowstorm. Just another day in 2018.

Kevin’s NYC excursion this week included Bruce on Broadway, the 9/11 memorial, and the most amazing polish food at Krolewskie Jadlo in the Greenpoint neighborhood in Brooklyn.

Free Will releases Fenberry Sauce - a Sour Ale Aged in Oak Casks with Cranberries. 375 ml and 750 ml bottles will be available in both locations tomorrow.