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May 26, 2016

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–Seth Shostak, Senior Astronomer at the SETI Institute in California, a research organization interested in life beyond Earth, joins David to discuss the possibilities of life elsewhere in the universe, the Drake Equation, and the Fermi Paradox

–Donald Trump said that he will convert nearly 40 percent of Bernie Sanders’s fan base once the Bernie’s White House run ends

–Jimmy Kimmel asked Donald Trump if he’d be willing to debate Bernie Sanders, given that Hillary Clinton had turned her primary opponent down for a California debate; Trump declared he would — as long as the proceeds go to charity

–Documentary recommendation: Sugar Coated

–A new release from The Intercept and our friend Lee Fang has exposed Hillary Clinton emails which show that she pressed numerous countries to embrace fracking

–Chris Kyle, of “American Sniper” fame, lied about how many medals he received as a soldier

–We examine why it is so difficult to determine how many people are being killed by police

–Many European countries are witnessing electoral gains for far-right and nationalist parties, though they span a wide political spectrum

–Voicemail on synonyms for “bigot”

–On the Bonus Show: David loses power, an unsurprising Case Anthony revelation, a hiker’s sad demise, more…

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