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Episode 219: Failure to Launch

A box from Amazon.com in Golden, Colo., July 23, 2008. (Rick Wilking/REUTERS)

Kevin and Charlie discuss a trifecta of flops today, covering the Green New Deal, California’s high-speed train, and Amazon’s departure from an NYC headquarters.

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Weirdo O’Rourke

Friends of the young Bill Clinton and Barack Obama spoke of the special glow of promise they had about them, even back in their early twenties. Angels sat on their shoulders. History gave them a wink and said, “Hey, good lookin’, I’ll be back to pick you up later.” Robert O’Rourke? Not so much. He ... Read More
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McCain at Annapolis

President Trump has been doing a lot of tweeting today -- against TV programs, companies, and other things that have incurred his displeasure. These tweets make for interesting reading. One of them is this: So it was indeed (just proven in court papers) “last in his class” (Annapolis) John McCain that sent ... Read More
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