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Ep 538[Ep 539] Exodus [2:09:59]
Recorded: Thu, 2017-Oct-05 UTC
Published: Sat, 2017-Oct-07 22:03 UTC
Ep 540

This week on Curmudgeon's Corner Sam and Ivan talk about the Las Vegas massacre, the Catalonian independence referendum, and the ongoing drama within the Trump administration... with this week's highlight of course being Tillerson calling Trump a moron. Before all of those topics though, updates from Ivan on the recovery from the recent natural disasters in both Mexico City and Puerto Rico.

  • (0:00:15-0:08:07) But First
    • Agenda
    • Mexico City Update
  • (0:08:46-0:47:21) Puerto Rico Update
    • How bad is it?
    • Bou rescue flight
    • Mass Migration
    • Still worried?
    • Death tolls
    • Mayor of San Juan
    • Trump's visit
  • (0:48:41-1:29:19) Las Vegas
    • A smaller scale event
    • Mass shootings vs individual shootings
    • The usual nothing on gun control?
    • Long term trends and divisions
    • The Vegas shooter and his plans
    • Victim stories
    • Amount of carnage
  • (1:29:56-1:49:43) Catalonia
    • Background
    • US Civil War comparison
    • Why not a legal mechanism
    • Problems with referendums
    • Predictions?
    • Implications for Europe
  • (1:50:59-2:09:39) Trump Administration Drama
    • Fucking Moron
    • Non-Denial Denial
    • Cabinet Suicide Pact
    • 25th Amendment again
    • Mutiny on a nuke order?
    • Chaos presidency
    • Tax proposal

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