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Ricochet Podcast: Borderline Millenials



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James, Peter, and Rob welcome welcome fellow podcaster James Delingpole to discuss climate change and why Britain is indeed nuttier that the U.S.; and Mark Krikorian discusses what the GOP must do to avoid getting out of its own way on immigration.

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Need to Know: Smoke Gets In Your Eyes



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Jay and Mona tackle Obamacare and the “crisis of statism” as the pretensions of central control wither in the icy blast of reality. Plus, whether Democratic claims to speak for the “little guy” will ever be exposed – and whether Republicans will learn to answer such arguments.

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Law Talk: The Middle Seat



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This week: the nuclear deal with Iran, the nuclear option in the Senate, 3-D printing and intellectual property, and a special Law Talk holiday travel advisory.

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Need to Know: Alternative Medicine



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Jay and Mona welcome health care maven James C. Capretta to clarify the ins and outs (okay, mostly outs) of Obamacare and to suggest a Republican alternative. Plus: Claims of a sudden upsurge of racism in America, the President’s ability to sow chaos around the world, and more.

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GLoP Culture: A Burkean Fan of Animal House



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This week, Jonah, John, and Rob ruminate on filibusters and cloture, the Bluto-Burke connection, JFK, cell phones on planes, mockumentaries, and a few holiday movie picks.

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Ricochet Podcast: Question Time!



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You’ve got questions, we’ve got answers. James, Rob, and Peter boldy go on about: best jobs, worst failure, who’s funnier, Republican three-legged stools (not a euphemism), and of course, Star Trek. Thanks for playing, everyone!

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Need to Know: David Pryce-Jones



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Jay and Mona welcome David Pryce-Jones to discuss John Kerry’s reasons for truckling to Iran and betraying Israel, and reflect on Obama’s foreign policy generally. Then, a look at the “teachable” moment of Obamacare’s failure to launch and how it may discredit the liberal/progressive project for a very long time to come.

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Ricochet Podcast: It’s Over



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James, Rob, and Peter welcome Haley Barbour and Jim DeMint to discuss the crash of Obamacare and the GOP reaction. Plus, a lesson from Lileks on gas station economics.

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Need to Know: Myron Magnet and the Reversible Good



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Jay and Mona welcome City Journal editor-at-large to discuss New York’s new mayor and contemplate how much damage he could inflcit. Plus: Virginia election results; famous conservatives through rose-colored glasses; a deal with Iran; and Mona’s quest to master the cello.

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Law Talk: Cracking the Code



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Troy Senik and the professors take on: the Accordable Care Act (both constitutionally and tactically), spying on our allies, the contraception mandate, and the fight over Obama’s D.C. Circuit “court packing.”

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Ricochet Podcast: This Won’t Hurt...



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James, Rob, and Peter welcome Ricochet contributor Heather Higgins on the curious case of MyCancellation.com; and Avik Roy on the Affordable Care Act.

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GLoP Culture: Quite the Rumpus



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John, Jonah, and Rob serve up another steaming helping of pop culture, politics, and prescience: This week: Life under Mayor De Blasio, the value and effects on Twitter, Ender’s Game, Captain Phillips and the many (many) loves of John Podhoretz. 

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Need to Know: No Free Lunch



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Jay and Obma observe that Obamacare has done down the tubes, but is that good news or bad news? Also on the list: Benghazi, Jon Stewart, bi-lingual education, foreigners and the Klan, and one more pass at Mona’s new favorite version of Puccini’s “O mio babbino caro.”

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Ricochet Podcast: P.J. O’Rourke



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This week, James and Rob welcome the great P.J. O’Rourke to discuss on the health care debacle, improving the GOP’s message, making a living as writer, Lou Reed, and New York City in the (so-called) Golden Age.

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Need to Know: The Big Think



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Jay and Mona welcome’s The Weekly Standard’s Bill Kristol for an antidote to pessimism and charts the way forward on ObamaCare and the brighter lights in the Republican party. Then, a discussion on Jon Stewart, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Alice Munro, and other timely subjects.

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Ricochet Podcast: Spanish Peanuts



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Petert and James welcome the Hemingway’s Mollie Hemingway and Need To Know’s Mona Charen to discuss the politics of procreation, being a Cards fan in a Red Sox world, and rousing debate on why the shutdown strategy didn’t work.

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Ricochet Podcast: Not Sorry About It



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This week, Troy Senik joins James and Peter to welcome The Washington Examiner’s Tim Carney and columnist David Limbaugh to discuss the political fallout from the shutdown.

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Beltway Buzz: Moving On



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After serving in the trenches of the shutdown fight, National Review’s Bob Costa and Andrew Stiles return to wrap up the entire experience and take a look at what’s ahead from their perch in the halls of Congress.

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Need to Know: Seat of the Pants



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This week, Mona and Jay discuss Jay’s jury duty, the case for cameras everywhere, early despair for the next governor of Virginia, the fallout from the shutdown, and one more pass at the Redskins controversy.

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Need to Know: Unions, Debt, Democracy, and Nobels



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Mona and Jay discuss the union-caused debacle at Carnegie Hall, the right wing subversiveness of “The Simpsons”, Nobel prize politics, Harold Hamm, and the fight, fight, fight over the Redskins mascot.

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