Episode 20

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3rd Jun 2020

Black Lives Matter w/ Angela, Lalita, and Michael | Episode 20

The lads step back a bit, ask questions and learn from our friends. Angela you know from Lightning Round and Ahmaud, Lalita you know from Code Switching and Michael is a new friend of the pod that we're very proud to welcome him as well.

This is the episode to listen to folks. We may do better in the future but we certainly haven't in the past.

White people, looking to be a better ally? Michael suggests this link for more information. - bit.ly/ANTIRACISMRESOURCES

The Umbrella Man Saga according to Snopes... so far... unproven. - https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/officer-jacob-pederson-protests/

Flint Sheriff who put down his protective gear to march with citizens - https://twitter.com/RexChapman/status/1267107339833925634?s=20

A small sample of the many people who cleaned up damage caused in different cities -

Minneapolis - https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2020/06/minneapolis-volunteers-clean-streets-floyd-protests-200601193014397.html

Cleveland - https://www.news5cleveland.com/news/local-news/cleveland-metro/volunteers-clean-up-downtown-cleveland-following-protest

Iowa City - https://www.kcrg.com/2020/06/04/iowa-city-community-cleaning-up-the-ped-mall-after-protesters-spray-paint-property/

LA - https://laist.com/2020/06/05/protest_south_los_angeles_cleanup_western_demonstration.php

Lansing - https://www.wilx.com/content/news/Lansing-residents-clean-up-downtown-after-Sundays-protest-570940871.html

White women use their privilege to form a line protecting black protesters from police - https://chicagocrusader.com/white-women-in-louisville-line-up-to-form-human-shield-to-protect-black-protesters/

Apparently "White Shield" is starting to become a protest strategy used against thugs with badges - https://twitter.com/rodollaz_/status/1266898825563815940?s=20

Black men protect an officer separated from his squad - https://twitter.com/ndduncan59/status/1266760811474751493?s=20

Most deadly jobs in the US - https://www.ajc.com/news/world/these-are-the-deadliest-jobs-america-study-says/pKusOItm8JG6m0P4SCrXuN/

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Beat A Dead Source
Three Friends, Three Points of View, A Bunch of Jokes and Comedy, and topics including current events, politics, science, racism, philosophy and whatever is on our minds that week.
Beat a Dead Source is a podcast by three friends with varying backgrounds trying to change each other's minds and make each other laugh. We cover a range of topics including current events, politics, science, racism, philosophy and whatever is on our minds that week.

We have a high regard for accuracy and while we don't always get it right during the conversation there's always room for a "fact check"© to make sure we retroactively always never didn't fail to miscomprehend what we weren't talking about.

So if you like heated arguments between friends, probably more laughing than is good for the recording process, puns and super weird audio stingers in the middle of episodes then do I have a podcast for you.

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Nathan Rulez 99'

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A rude dude with tons of 'tude. I'm the liberal one.

Pat Saucewitch

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Um achtually. "The self proclaimed most conservative one," according to Nathan. Memelord, MTG and DnD enthusiast, I have some weird views on things. Also an amateur science enthusiast (*not a scientist).

Andy Independent

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Andy has a long history of being a human, and has so far enjoyed it. He looks forward to completing his mission and returning to his home planet eventually. In the mean time, he figures he'll try to talk some sense into his co-hosts. Probably won't work.