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Curmudgeon’s Corner: No Ifs Ands Or Buts

This week on the Curmudgeon’s Corner podcast Sam and Ivan start out with an old fashioned lightning round covering the Olympics, Gawker, EpiPens and more. Then of course they settle in to talk about this week’s developments in the race for the Presidency. Looking for your weekly fix of Clinton and Trump craziness? We have it for you here as always. Oh, and Sam complains about cars on the beach and annual reviews.

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Recorded 2016-08-25

Length this week – 1:32:06

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Show Details:

  • (0:00:10-0:10:04) But First
    • Exhausted Ivan
    • Agenda
    • Sam Beach Trip
    • Work Reviews
  • (0:12:03-0:34:05) Lightning Round!
    • No disasters at the Olympics
    • Time Delayed Olympics
    • Gawker Shutdown
    • Louisiana Flooding
    • EpiPen Pricing
    • NSA Hacked
    • Proxima Centuri B
  • (0:35:14-0:56:44) Clinton Stuff
    • Clinton Email Again
    • Clinton Foundation Again
    • Clinton Health
  • (0:57:23-1:31:46) Trump Stuff
    • Trump on Immigration
    • Phil is Thirsty
    • Trump pivoting?
    • Trump’s appeal to African-Americans
    • Trump supporter racial anxiety
    • Trump sticking to the script
    • FAU Florida Poll
    • Fake Polls

 

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Our intro is “The Oh of Pleasure” (Amazon MP3 link)

Our outro is “Celestial Soda Pop” (Amazon MP3 link)

Both are from the album “Deep Breakfast” (iTunes link)

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@ElectionGraphs tweets from 2016-08-26 (UTC)

@ElecCollPolls tweets from 2016-08-26 (UTC)

  • 04:02:14 Poll Added: Florida Chamber in FL from 2016-08-17 to 2016-08-22 – Clinton 43% to Trump 44% https://t.co/VC9pLhUfKY
  • 04:10:24 Clinton vs Trump tipping point change: Clinton by 8.1 in FL -> Clinton by 6.9 in FL https://t.co/lS7kBhQyoA
  • 04:14:55 Poll Added: Florida Chamber w/3P in FL from 2016-08-17 to 2016-08-22 – Clinton 41% to Trump 44% https://t.co/0iDlROMgFl
  • 04:15:00 Full 3P results logged: Florida Chamber w/3P in FL from 2016-08-17 to 2016-08-22 – Clinton 41% to Trump 44% to Johnson 9%
  • 04:15:07 Clinton vs Trump state category change: FL has moved from Strong Clinton to Weak Clinton https://t.co/0iDlROMgFl
  • 04:20:27 Clinton vs Trump tipping point change: Clinton by 6.9 in FL -> Clinton by 6 in CT https://t.co/NL4LE16fyt
  • 04:20:27 Trump best case vs Clinton has changed: Clinton 302 to Trump 236 -> Clinton 273 to Trump 265 https://t.co/NL4LE16fyt
  • 04:25:21 Poll Added: Suffolk w/4P in MI from 2016-08-22 to 2016-08-24 – Clinton 43.60% to Trump 37.20% https://t.co/Ne37wwXxPy
  • 04:25:26 Full 4P results logged: Suffolk w/4P in MI from 2016-08-22 to 2016-08-24 – Clinton 43.60% to Trump 37.20% to Johnson 5.40% to Stein 2.80%
  • 04:38:20 Poll Added: CNN RV in AZ from 2016-08-18 to 2016-08-23 – Clinton 44% to Trump 49% https://t.co/tUt8EyKxWt
  • 04:40:31 Poll Added: CNN LV in AZ from 2016-08-18 to 2016-08-23 – Clinton 44% to Trump 49% https://t.co/rcpGhi2G1Z
  • 04:45:18 Poll Added: CNN RV w/4P in AZ from 2016-08-18 to 2016-08-23 – Clinton 38% to Trump 43% https://t.co/S86vFn2vMd
  • 04:45:23 Full 4P results logged: CNN RV w/4P in AZ from 2016-08-18 to 2016-08-23 – Clinton 38% to Trump 43% to Johnson 12% to Stein 4%
  • 04:46:47 Poll Added: CNN LV w/4P in AZ from 2016-08-18 to 2016-08-23 – Clinton 38% to Trump 45% https://t.co/IyZUfc5XRf
  • 04:46:52 Full 4P results logged: CNN LV w/4P in AZ from 2016-08-18 to 2016-08-23 – Clinton 38% to Trump 45% to Johnson 12% to Stein 4%
  • 04:50:57 Poll Added: CNN RV in NC from 2016-08-18 to 2016-08-23 – Clinton 48% to Trump 46% https://t.co/Dbg1qaEH02
  • 04:52:26 Poll Added: CNN LV in NC from 2016-08-18 to 2016-08-23 – Clinton 48% to Trump 47% https://t.co/V8W4oIYYV0
  • 04:54:25 Poll Added: CNN RV w/3P in NC from 2016-08-18 to 2016-08-23 – Clinton 44% to Trump 43% https://t.co/fI61dyf7a4
  • 04:54:30 Full 3P results logged: CNN RV w/3P in NC from 2016-08-18 to 2016-08-23 – Clinton 44% to Trump 43% to Johnson 11%
  • 04:55:56 Poll Added: CNN LV w/3P in NC from 2016-08-18 to 2016-08-23 – Clinton 45% to Trump 45% https://t.co/U5CzN3bqo9
  • 04:56:01 Full 3P results logged: CNN LV w/3P in NC from 2016-08-18 to 2016-08-23 – Clinton 45% to Trump 45% to Johnson 9%
  • 05:02:41 Poll Added: Monmouth w/3P in NC from 2016-08-20 to 2016-08-23 – Clinton 44% to Trump 42% https://t.co/D84Z2GGN4I
  • 05:02:46 Full 3P results logged: Monmouth w/3P in NC from 2016-08-20 to 2016-08-23 – Clinton 44% to Trump 42% to Johnson 7%
  • 05:29:47 Logged but not in averages: FAU w/4P in FL from 2016-08-19 to 2016-08-22 – Clinton 39.5% to Trump 43.5% to Weld 6.7% to Stein 3.4%
  • 06:50:20 That is all for now. New polls added in FL/MI/AZ/NC. The FL results cause changes that trigger a blog post for @ElectionGraphs later today.
  • 15:18:22 Retweeted @ElectionGraphs 15:18:14 [Blog Post] Electoral College: Fickle Florida Flirts With Trump Again https://t.co/j1WgaO3jyX

@abulsme tweets from 2016-08-26 (UTC)