Aug 21, 2014

08/21/14 Truth Mashup Canada

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This week on the show we give you a rundown of how the Fraser Institute gets their message out, even when their message isn't back in facts. Then do you think Michael Sona acted alone? Dan and Vince talk the Robocalls verdict. Stats Canada was only off by about 42,000 jobs in its July jobs report, why you should still be concerned. And CP rail taking out their garden claw makes this week's Douchebag of the Week. All that plus your tweets and more this week on Truth Mashup Canada.

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Aug 19, 2014

08/18/14 Truth Mashup America

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This week on Truth Mashup America our eyes turn to the tragedy in Ferguson and to the larger problem of criminalizing dissent. We take on the issue of the militarization of the police. LA has come up with possibly the worst idea in history to help voter turnout. Would you come out to vote if you could get rich from it? Plus Steve King decides to talk about racial profiling and makes the Book of Asshattery while this week's S'up Murica lands us in a Wal-Mart for four days. All that and more this week on Truth Mashup America! 

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Aug 16, 2014

Truth Mashup Radio: When All Else Fails, Blame Obama!

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This week on a late night Truth Mashup Radio, we talk about Kansas Governor Sam Brownback once again as he explains the reason behind his downfall. ISIS too nutty for Al-Qaeda? We rate the sketchiness factor of the sketchfactor app. Know what #Griesafault is? Well, when you do, you'll cry for Argentina. And we also get lost in a filter bubble discussion much like this episode.

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Aug 8, 2014

Truth Mashup Radio: The Conversation Nobody Wants To Have



This week on the show we do our best to have the conversation nobody wants to have - the crisis in the middle east. Join us as we attempt to cover as many sides to the conflict as we can from a North American perspective. From politics to religion, we discuss the various opinions on the crisis and offer some of our own. Though we only scratch the surface, we hope you'll give us your own thoughts on the matter and why you feel that way. Please feel free to send us your thoughts on social media or by visiting TruthMashup.com. This issue is never easy to talk about, but our show has always been about taking on all issues, no matter how complex.  So, we hope you'll take a listen and join the conversation.

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Aug 3, 2014

Truth Mashup Radio 08.03.14

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Time for Truth Mashup America. Dan Speerin rounds up the most ridiculous and important American news. This week we take a look at the quagmire that is the death penalty. America, you're in a group of select countries that you would otherwise not want to be a part of. Also what ethnicity still believes in the death penalty? The answer will shock you. Well, not really. We also explore the link between for-profit colleges and wall street. On the lighter side, Wal-mart ice cream sandwiches are not melting after 3 days out in the sun, but the FDA sees no problem with that. And much much more.   

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Jul 31, 2014

Truth Mashup Radio 07.31.14

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This week on a late night Truth Mashup Radio we're talking YouTube life and how old media starved the YouTube generation. Soo who's up for Prayer Stations? Yes, prayer stations. Then we ask how aggressives Unions should get in the fight over minimum wage? We'll discuss the battle to raise the minimum wage and the optics of an occupied McDonalds. What's it like to be a worker in 2014? We'll take an in depth look at a NYT article on part time workers in today's work force. We'll share our own experiences and talk about solutions. And finally is their a need for "Meet The Press" any more? Dan and Vince argue over media, truth and online journalism. Like Flowers on the Grave of Journalism - This is Truth Mashup.

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Jul 23, 2014

Truth Mashup Canada 07 23 14

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This week on the show we dive into Canada's response to the war in Gaza, then we run down the latest on Harper's Senate Scandal, plus a fake shark helps usher in the Douchebags of the Week. All that and more this week on Truth Mashup Canada.

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Jul 22, 2014

Truth Mashup America 07.22.14

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It's an all new podcast for our American friends.
Introducing Truth Mashup America! Rounding up the most ridiculous and important American news. hosted by two progressive Canadians looking down at you every week (geographically speaking).

This week we crack open the history books and revisit the 1979 Malaise speech from Jimmy Carter and show you how perhaps it wasn't such a "Malaise" after all. The definining speech of the Carter era is still sadly relevant in 2014, listen to find out how history has failed us. Speaking of books, we enter an all new chapter in the Book of Asshattery and this one is high art from Arizona. Then on 'Sup Murica we introduce you to the world's dumbest taco bandit and the best Sheriff to ever catch your 12 year old. All that and more this week on Truth Mashup America!

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Jul 18, 2014

07.17.14 Truth Mashup Radio

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This week the guys start a new tradition by doing their podcast out of the #tmash YouTube studio! From now on the show will be uploaded on Monday, so this is the last Thursday Truth Mashup podcast. But good news, there will be two more podcasts on the way! The last two weeks we've given you Truth Mashup America and Truth Mashup Canada, but soon you'll have three shows to listen to. And you can watch us live every Sunday on YouTube. This week on the show we're talking America and terrorism, Todd Akin's book deal, climate change deniers and the secret TPP talks in Ottawa - all that plus find out who the Douchebags of the week are and more. 

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Jul 9, 2014

07.11.14: Truth Mashup Radio

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This week on Truth Mashup Radio we're talking the Toronto Star's exclusive Rehab story - did it go too far? Let's just say Vince and Dan don't see eye to eye on it. Harper's secret TPP talks? Conspiracy theorists start your engines because apparently we must be kept in the dark. The guys will run down what it means for Canada and some reasons Harper and company would rather keep it secret. Did Ontario save Bees? Ontario joins the EU in the fight against a neonics. The Prince of Pot is set to receive a royal welcome as he returns home from prison - we talk about the newly pro-pot world Marc Emery is coming back to. The long wait for victims of a Halifax orphanage is over as a judge rules on a 29 million dollar payout - but why have so few Canadians heard about this? And Tony Abbott's Conservative immigration policies are getting a bit scary - is Australia losing it's reputation at the U.N.? And does it care? All that and more this week on Truth Mashup Radio! 

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