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CD261: Inflation Reduction Act – Transcript

Full Episode and Show Notes Jennifer Briney 00:00 The Inflation Reduction Act is the Democrats' signature achievement: every one of them voted for it. Both the Congressional Budget Office and the independent analyses that I looked at, like the one I found from the Penn Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, all the estimates of the Inflation Reduction Act say that it will reduce the deficit by $250 to $300 billion. Put another way, the Inflation Reduction Act will save our government money. The Democrats balanced their budget on this one, and then some. David Ippolito 00:33 [intro music] Tired of Being Lied to Jennifer Briney 01:02 Hello, my friend, and thank you for listening to the 261st episode of Congressional Dish. I'm your host, Jennifer Briney. And this is the last...

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CD260: Failure to Fund with Graham Elwood – Transcript

Full Audio Version and Show Notes Jennifer Briney 00:00 I think that was the most shocking thing for me, to actually sit there, because the C-SPAN cameras only show the desk. The senators stand outside of the cameras' view, so as they're hanging out and chit chatting and hugging and fist bumping, and they're off camera. You can't see it on C-SPAN 2, but you can see it when you're sitting there in the gallery, and I was the only person that sat there all day. Graham Elwood 00:23 That's part of the theatrics. That's like when Trump gave [the 2020 State of the Union] speech and Pelosi ripped up the copy of it behind him. Everyone talked about that and made that into a meme. But nobody showed when, [during the same speech] he stood up and claped for Juan guaido, this CIA puppet...

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CD259: CHIPS: A State Subsidization of Industry – Transcript

Original Audio Version and Show Notes Jennifer Briney 00:00Look at the timing: the CHIPS Act passed both branches of Congress and was sent to President Biden's desk during the last week of July and Nancy Pelosi landed in Taiwan on August 2. Taking that risk of pissing off China, which did piss off China -- they immediately closed the airspace and launched days worth of massive military drills around Taiwan. Nancy Pelosi going to Taiwan caused all that, and the world knew it would. But her visit, taking that risk and being willing to piss off the Chinese like that, was a big move meant to reassure Taiwan of U.S. support, despite the CHIPS Act becoming law. And as you heard, Joe Biden's words have gotten even more direct as they try to reassure Taiwan that even though we are preparing...

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CD258: Gain of Function Research – Transcript

Full Episode and Shownotes Jennifer Briney  00:00 Some people are going to be annoyed by the one sidedness of this hearing, and I get it. But it was like that because only one side showed up. There is no definite conclusion about what caused the COVID-19 pandemic. Anyone who says that there is is either uninformed, misinformed, or lying. And the shownotes will prove this to you. One particularly impactful piece of evidence you will find in the show notes is a report from the World Health Organization from just a few months ago from June 2022, in which they describe the panel they've convened to investigate the origins of SARS-CoV-2. Now, the fact that that investigation has just been launched, is proof enough that the cause is not yet known. But in case that's not enough for you....

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