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August 24, 2023

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— Alissa Quart, Executive Director of the Economic Hardship Reporting Project and author of the book “Bootstrapped: Liberating Ourselves from the American Dream,” joins David to discuss the concept of bootstrapping, the American dream, and much more. Get the book:

— The first 2024 Republican presidential primary debate takes place, and quickly become a competition for which candidate can prove they are the most extreme and unhinged

— A visibly depressed Donald Trump skips the first GOP debate, instead being interviewed by Tucker Carlson, an interview that did not go well

— Donald Trump Jr and radical Republican Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene are furious that they weren’t allowed into the post-debate “spin room” at the first Republican presidential debate in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

— According to Ronan Farrow’s latest piece about Elon Musk, associates close to Musk blame drug use for Musk’s increasingly erratic behavior

— Rudy Giuliani, Donald Trump’s former attorney, is arrested and booked in Fulton County, Georgia

— Rudy Giuliani makes unhinged and absurd post-arrest statements outside of Fulton County jail

— The Eggman calls into to argue that compared to Ron DeSantis, Mike Pence came off as likeable and charismatic at the first 2024 Republican presidential primary debate

— On the Bonus Show: Vivek Ramaswamy is accused of plagiarizing Barack Obama during GOP debate, MAGA fans think Atlanta jail protest is a set-up, Mars settlement might only need 22 people to start, much more…

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