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Trophy Kids: Thursday 18th, 2020

On today’s episode, we are talking about the MLB’s inability to get playing, Covid showing up in NFL Players, Reggie Bush USC ban being lifted and the worst top 10 we have ever seen. Make sure to subscribe on Youtube,Itunes or whenever you get your podcast.

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Trophy Kids Podcast: UFC 249 Preview

On today’s episode we are breaking down the Andy Dalton Signing, Bears not picking up Trubisky’s option, Review of The Last Dance episodes 5 & 6, and previewing this weekends UFC 249 Pay Per view. Make sure to subcribe to the Trophy Kids Podcast where ever you get your podcast.

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Top 5 Fight Movies To Stream This Week

With the UFC coming back this weekend, I figured it was as good of a time as any to put together a list of my top 5 favorite fight movies to watch. So in preparation for fight night these are the movies I am watching this week.   1. Warrior  Warrior starts off my top five because it’s a phenomenal

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Top 5 Must Watch On Netflix This Week

As the weekdays blend into the weekend it’s important to find good content to keep you entertained.  My strategy has been to watch movies during the weekdays and binge a tv series on the weekend. Here are my top 5 things to watch this week on Netflix. 1. The Last Kingdom This show is criminally under-appreciated in my mind. As

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Crosstown Shootout Hype Video

The Crosstown Shootout is one of the best rivalries in all of sport. All the normal cliches around rivalries like “it just means more” and “it divides households” all hold true but this game is truly more than that. It runs deep in Cincinnati. We have seen massive upsets, Two coaches in Chris mack and Mick Cronin who grew up in

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The Degenerate Report: College Football Week 13

The Degenerate Report is back after another week going 5-3. That includes picks from the Degenerate Report and bonus Degenerate Report picks on the Trophy Kids twitter account. It’s safe to say I have completed the comeback from an abysmal start to the year and sit at 35-23 for the year. In college alone, I’m 33-19. So why mess with

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The Degenerate Report: College Football Week 12

The Degenerate Report is back after another strong week. I went 5-3 in all picks given out. That includes picks in the Degenerate Report and on Trophy Kids twitter account. The season might not have started off great this year, but I’m mounting a comeback and have climbed to a 30-20 record on the year. In college alone, I’m 28-16.

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The Degenerate Report: College Football Week 11

The Degenerate Report is back after another strong week. I went 5-1 in all picks given out. That includes picks in the Degenerate Report and on Trophy Kids twitter account. The season might not have started off great this year, but I’m mounting a comeback with gut picks and have climbed to a 25-17 record on the year. In college

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The Degenerate Report: College Football Week 10

The Degenerate Report is back for another round. It’s didn’t start off great this year, but I have changed course recently. I haven’t been diving deep into the number, just picks that I can feel deep within my gut based on what I have seen, and it’s worked. For the last two weeks, the picks giving out here and on

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The Degenerate Report: NFL WEEK 6 PICKS

Picking football games can be tough, and that’s why you turn to the Degenerate Report. Unfortunately, I have been off to a cold start, and that’s on me. College football has been an absolute blood bath of bad picks this year, so outside of the two games I love, I’m staying away this weekend. I’m going to sit back, to

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The Degenerate Report: College Football Week 6

WARNING: If you came here for proper grammar and articulate writing, go read a book. This is Pick em season, and ain’t nobody got time for that. Hot Picks Only… but seriously come back next week for more. Picking football games can be tough, and that’s why you turn to the Degenerate Report (won 64% last year). This week we

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The Degenerate Report: It’s​ Back

WARNING: If you came here for proper grammar and articulate writing, go read a book. This is Pick em season, and ain’t nobody got time for that. Hot Picks Only… but seriously come back next week for more. Picking football games can be tough, and that’s why you turn to the Degenerate Report (won 64% last year). Unfortunately, we have

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Bruins Eastern Conference Champions Hype Train

When Bruce Cassidy dropped “I hear people say they go into another team’s building, they want to weather the storm. We want to create the storm,” in his post game 6 interviews I was ready to run through a god damn wall. This Bruins team is the storm heading into the Eastern Conference championship, and I couldn’t be more jacked up.

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Game 7 Is Here​

Anyone with a pulse knows Game 7 is all you need to hear to get the heart racing and the adrenaline pumping through the veins. It’s a game where legacies are made, and dreams are crushed.  Add two original six teams into the mix, and you got all the juice you need. The Bruins vs. Leafs series up to this point

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All In On Triple Frontier

Netflix explosion into the movie game has come with the good and the bad. They have introduced us to garbage like The Ridiculous 6 and put together masterpieces like Beasts Of No Nation. Now comes what I think is going to be their best movie yet, Triple Frontier. First off they nailed the casting. You have big hitters at the

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The Patriots Hype Train is Rolling

  Everyone needs a good hype man in life. A person that can get you to a point where you’re ready to run through a fucking wall. Some are better at it than others, but for the Patriots they have always been their own best hype man. This will be the Patriot’s ninth Super Bowl appearance in the Tom Brady/ Bill Belichick

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HBO IS SCREWING WITH US

Let me start by saying HBO is by far the best at what they do. No other network produces the same type of content at such a high level. They have been and will always be my favorite network. With that said, I am now convinced they like to fuck with us. Since August 27th, 2017, Game of Thrones fans have

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THE DEGENERATE REPORT: NFL DIVISONAL ROUND​​

WARNING: If you came here for proper grammar and articulate writing, go read a book. This is Pick em season, and ain’t nobody got time for that. Hot Picks Only… but seriously come back next week for more. Picking NFL games can be a wild ride. Not everyone can do it, but that’s why you turn to the Degenerate Report

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The Degenerate​ Report: NFL Week 16 Picks

WARNING: If you came here for proper grammar and articulate writing, go read a book. This is Pick em season, and ain’t nobody got time for that. Hot Picks Only… but seriously come back next week for more. Picking football games can be tough, and that’s why you turn to the Degenerate Report (31-18 record). Unfortunately, we are coming to the

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The Mozart Of Movie Trailers

Youtube is a wonderful place and If you’re like me you can easily find yourself wondering down a deep youtube hole. Hoping that you will stumble upon a gem. Well, I have found the next great gem. The CarpenterSound youtube page. CarpenterSound posses the amazing ability to identify patterns within movie trailers that work perfectly with other films. He masterfully slices

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The Degenerate Report: NFL Week 15

WARNING: If you came here for proper grammar and articulate writing, go read a book. This is Pick em season, and ain’t nobody got time for that. Hot Picks Only… but seriously come back next week for more. Picking football games can be tough, and that’s why you turn to the Degenerate Report (27-15 record). Unfortunately, we are coming up

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The Degenerate Report: NFL WEEK 14

WARNING: If you came here for proper grammar and articulate writing, go read a book. This is Pick em season, and ain’t nobody got time for that. Hot Picks Only… but seriously come back next week for more. Picking football games can be tough, and that’s why you turn to the Degenerate Report (23-13 record). This week the games aren’t

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Conference Championship​ Week Pick’Em

WARNING: If you came here for proper grammar and articulate writing, go read a book. This is Pick em season, and ain’t nobody got time for that. Hot Picks Only… but seriously come back next week for more. Picking College Football games is a tough business, and no one knows that better than the Trophy Kids.  If this were easy,

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The Degenerate Report: Thanksgiving Edition

WARNING: If you came here for proper grammar and articulate writing, go read a book. This is Pick em season, and ain’t nobody got time for that. Hot Picks Only… but seriously come back next week for more. Picking football games can be tough, and that’s why you turn to the Degenerate Report. This week we have a great line

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THE PICKS ARE IN FOR COLLEGE FOOTBALL WEEK 12

Picking College Football games is a tough business, and no one knows that better than the Trophy Kids.  If this were easy, everyone would do it. That’s why you have the Trophy Kids here to help you ride the rollercoaster season that is picking college football games. We are coming off a 6-1 week and ready as always with the

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I Went To The Promise Land

http://traffic.libsyn.com/trophykids/trophy_kids_pod_nov_15th_record.mp3 Nate finally made it to Raymond James Stadium. Basketball is once again trying to steal the spotlight form football. We talked about college basketball, just chills out man segment and the terribleness of college Refs. We break down some of the storylines going into NFL week 11. Introduce our new segment Participant Trophy Of The Week. Finally, we wrap

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THE PICKS ARE IN FOR WEEK 11 OF COLLEGE FOOTBALL

Picking College Football games is a tough business, and no one knows that better than the Trophy Kids. It’s already been a roller-coaster season but if this were easy everyone would do it. We are back with the hot picks you need for your Saturday. Make sure to check out the pod to get our takes on the rest of the sporting

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November Has Arrived

November is finally here and with it comes one of the greatest days of the year, Election Day! A day that allows us to play a vital role in continuing the greatest social experiment ever, America. Now America isn’t without its flaws. We as a nation are far from perfect, a fact that is unfortunately painfully obvious to too many American’s. But even in

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THE PICKS ARE IN FOR WEEK 10 OF COLLEGE FOOTBALL

Picking College Football games is a tough business, and no one knows that better than the Trophy Kids. It’s already been a roller-coaster season but if this were easy everyone would do it. We are back with the hot picks you need for your Saturday. Make sure to check out the pod to get our takes on the rest of the

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THE PICKS ARE IN FOR WEEK 9 OF COLLEGE FOOTBALL

Picking College Football games is a tough business, and no one knows that better than the Trophy Kids. It’s already been a roller-coaster season but if this were easy everyone would do it. We are back with the hot picks you need for your Saturday. Make sure to check out the pod to get our takes on the rest of the

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THE PICKS ARE IN FOR WEEK 7 OF COLLEGE FOOTBALL

Picking College Football games is a tough business and no one know that better than the Trophy Kids. It’s already been a roller-coaster season but if this was easy everyone would do it. This week we are back and got some winners for you. Make sure to check out the pod to get our takes on the rest of the sporting

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The Picks Are In For Week 6 Of CFB

This week we had some things come up and weren’t able to record Trophy Kids. Don’t worry though because we are still bringing you those hot picks to get you through week 6 of college football. Make sure to subscribe to Trophy Kids Nate’s Picks: Record 6-7 Syracuse at Pitt +3.5: Everyone has that team that when they need a cover

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The Pick Are In For Week 5 OF CFB

Last week was a tough one for the Trophy Kids. Some might say the worst week ever but that neither here nor there. They are back on the horse and ready for week five of college football. Here are their picks to get you through week five and make sure to check out the first episode of Trophy Kids Podcast.

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The Picks Are In For Week 4 CFB

This week was supposed to be the release of the first episode of Trophy Kids. Unfortunately, the world will have to wait another week because a really dumb thing happened. We forgot to hit record but don’t worry because we are here to give you the picks you needed to get through week 4. Nate’s Picks: Last week went 3-1 #17 TCU at

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The Picks Are In For Week 3 CFB

With Trophy Kids making its debut soon, we figured we give you a little taste of our picking prowess. Here are our picks for College Football Week 3. Nate’s Picks: #15 TCU Vs. #4 Ohio State (-13): Ohio State is going to murder, that’s right Murder with a capital M, TCU. This team is rolling early. Nick Bosa and the boys

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A Fight For Your Rights

Excuse My Politics Podcast

http://traffic.libsyn.com/badnewsmedia/A_fight_for_your_rights.m4a   On this episode of Excuse My Politics, I break down the fight over Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation, Trump’s recent behavior and because it Thursday I have a new speech of the week (hint its highlights of a certain former president’s recent speech). So check it out and make sure to subscribe on Itunes or Stitcher!

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An American Patriot

Every so often someone who embodies duty and self-sacrifice in service to their country enters public life, and we are all the better for it. Senator John McCain was one of those individuals. McCain and I did not see eye to eye on a lot of public policy issues. However, John McCain’s service to this country will forever hold a

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Scott Pruitt Is Gone

Excuse My Politics Podcast

Scott Pruitt is gone and I am talking about on this episode of Excuse My Politics. I also talk about my favorite new democrat and the importance of State Houses in this upcoming election. Make sure you are Subscribed on Itunes or Stitcher and start being the change.    

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The Trump Pull Out

Excuse My Politics Podcast

On this episode of Excuse My Politics I dive into Trump pulling out of talks with North Korea, the ongoing crisis in Puerto Rico, A rumble in Congress, and NFL owners caving to Donald Trump. Plus its Thursday so I have your speech of the week at the end. Remember to subscribe to Excuse My Politics on Itunes or Stitcher to keep up

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A Big Nothing Burger

Excuse My Politics Podcast

On this week’s Excuse My Politics I talk about the ridiculous response to the Correspondents Dinner, the imploding Trump tax cut, and new crazy around the Iran Deal. It’s Thursday though, so to stick around for the speech of the week to get you to the weekend.    

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Top Five NFL QB Draft Prospects​

NFL quarterback draft

We are one day away from the NFL draft, so what’s one more top five going to hurt? Here are my top five-quarterback prospects (they are not listed in the order I think they will get drafted). Josh Rosen- Day One Quarterback If you are looking for a quarterback that can step in day one and play at an NFL

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The Babys Going For The Knife

Excuse My Politics Podcast

Check out the latest episode of Excuse My Politics. I talk about Puerto Rico’s recent power outage, Mike Pence, and Amazon’s immoral behavior, plus the republicans failure to protect Mueller. It’s also Thursday so I have a motivational speech at the end to get you to the weekend. Make sure to subscribe and be the change. You can find Excuse My

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Lamar Jackson Is No Wide Receiver

Quarterback Lamar Jackson at NFL combine

Former Colt’s G.M. and ESPN Analyst, Bill Polian started one of the all-time dumbest sports takes. Should Lamar Jackson switch to wide receiver? The first go-round with this nonsensical opinion set the sports talk world on fire and generated so much push back that his decision to double down makes you wonder if Bill hit his head or is something

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Bye Felicia

Congressman Paul Ryan discussing retirement

In 1999, a 28-year-old man named Paul Ryan strolled into Washington D.C. as the newly elected representative of  Wisconsin’s 1st congressional district. After two decades of working tirelessly to strip poor people of the resources designed to help them pull themselves up by their bootstraps, so he could make the rich richer. He has decided to call it quits. House Speaker

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A Breakdown Of Five Terrible Anti-Gun Control Arguments​

As American’s, we often find ourselves glued to our T.V. sets and phones trying to process yet another mass shooting. America has managed to become the undisputed world leader in this category, and that is not something you want to be known for. Thirty-one percent of all mass murders happen in American even though we only make up five percent

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Backing The Bullies

Women’s shelters have served as a safe haven for victims of domestic abuse in this country for more than forty years and the Violence Against Women’s Act of 1994 solidified the nation’s commitment to improving the adjudication and community response to domestic violence. So how is it that we find ourselves in the twenty-first century with a White House and

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Beyond The Bumper Stickers

If you, like me, are sick to death of all the vitriol and divisiveness of the discourse around such topics as immigration and sexual harassment, you may find relief in turning your attention to a noncontroversial subject upon which all Americans agree.  I am speaking, of course, about abortion. January 22 marked the 45th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s Roe

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ICE IS RUNNING WILD

The US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is out of control. They are emboldened by an administration with no clear rules of engagement, that cares more about the perception of being tough on immigration than they do about the lives they are ruining. We saw a rise in deportations during the Obama Presidency. His administration was responsible for deporting more

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Tom Brady Is The Ultimate Hype Man

    Tom Brady is gearing up to take on the Eagles and has decided to make every Patriots fan want to run through a wall for this team.  It’s not enough for Brady to be the greatest quarterback of all-time and own records like most regular-season road wins, postseason touchdowns, postseason wins, postseason passing yards, Super Bowl MVPs, Super Bowl touchdown passes,

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Allow Me To Reintroduce Myself Name Is… Joe

  The stage was set last night for President Trump to submit to the American people his vision for the nation. He delivered a pretty conventional Republican message that talked tough on crime and immigration. It was a pretty good night for his supporters. I was less than impressed and will break down my take on the Trump’s State of

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The Champs Are Back

Super Bowl week is finally upon us, and I have to say it feels great. If you can’t get excited about the Super Bowl, then friend, you’re not living your best life. This year, the kings of the north, the New England Patriots are once again reminding everyone who’s the boss. Now the rest of the country is embarking on

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The Cuomo Smackdown​

One of my favorite things in the world is finding a clip of CNN anchor Chris Cuomo laying a smack down on some poor schmuck. This week’s victim was Republican House Representative from Florida Matt Gaetz. Chris Cuomo is a thoroughbred debater and if you don’t come prepared, he will lay waste to you. That’s exactly what happened to Rep.

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Jake Fromm: The Next Great Quarterback​

On New Year’s Day, football fans were treated to one of the greatest Rose Bowl games ever played. Georgia and Oklahoma put on a show that featured some of the best talent college football has to offer. Georgia showed-off its two-headed monster of a backfield that put up a staggering 326 yards of rushing on 25 carries and Oklahoma had

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Democrats: All Talk No Action

Congress is headed for a funding showdown in the new year. Continuing resolutions have extended the budget deadline to January 19. Republicans control the Legislative and Executive branches but need their Democratic colleagues to pass the budget; giving Democrats the political leverage needed to get a deal done on CHIP funding and the Dream Act. The Children’s Health Insurance Program

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The Great American Robbery

The World Wide Web and its predecessor, the Internet is an eighties baby that has grown into a mammoth 4 billion+ of indexed web pages, which for better or worse has forever changed the way we live our lives. Like a thief in the night, The FCC ‘s (Federal Communications Commission) December 14th   vote stripped back the Obama-Era Rule Net Neutrality

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The GOP’S Reverse Robin Hood

Congress is getting ready to rumble over budget funding. The federal government brings in approximately $3.3 trillion in tax revenue yearly, and Congress has nearly as many ideas on how to spend the cash. The Republican-controlled Congress has flipped the script on Robin Hood, proposing massive cuts to federal programs that serve the poor in order to afford tax cuts

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The Kimmel Effect

Political discourse is vital for a healthy democracy, but these are turbulent times for We the People.  Politics has become a contact sport, leaving the conflict-averse to sit on the sidelines. We have seen a spike in activism since the election of President Trump. People are tuning in and turning up to be part of the conversation. No such turn

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Time To Reevaluate Jameis Winston

Quarterback is the most difficult position in sports and only a few can cut it at the NFL level. All the greats from Tom Brady to Joe Montana had a select set of skills that propelled them to glory. They were the total package—arm talent, work ethic, high football IQs, and most importantly, exceptional leadership. Jameis Winston, the quarterback for

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A Crack in The Shield

In the summer swelter of September, a sudden chill runs down my back and an itchy feeling takes over at the realization that the greatest season of the year is upon me. Football Season has always and will always be my favorite time of year. I am happier, and a little fatter, from September to Super Bowl Sunday. Sadly, I

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More Than Policy: How Trump’s Lack of Empathy Hurts Americans

When you are elected president of the United States of America, you become the protector of all Americans, regardless of party affiliation, social or economic status. The president is tasked with bettering the lives of all Americans, a job which requires a number of traits, like integrity, courage, and empathy to name a few. Empathy is essential to a successful presidency

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American Tragedy: The Political Response to Mass Shootings

Excuse My Politics Podcast

On Sunday, October 1, at 10:08 p.m. in Las Vegas, the gates of hell opened. A madman unleashed a torrent of automatic firepower from his sniper’s nest 32 stories above an unsuspecting crowd of 22,000 country music fans enjoying a night of music on the Las Vegas Strip. Many people, myself included, didn’t learn of the event until Monday morning,

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