Common Sense with Dan Carlin

Dan Carlin

News & Politics

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Loud, fast-talking and deceptively funny, this politically-independent "forward-thinking pragmatist" looks at the events shaping our world through a uniquely American lens. It's smarter than you think, and faster than you expect.


Dan has another visit with the always fascinating science historian and TV host James Burke. He also catches up a bit on early Trump cabinet picks and the Dakota pipeline protests.

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Show 311 - Trumped

November 11th, 2016

Post-2016 election analysis and discussion from a Martian political perspective.

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Show 310 - Or Else

October 13th, 2016

What happens if our nation's problems become too large to realistically imagine our politicians solving? What if voting doesn't help? Dan reminds us that he's not a moderate, and that you probably aren't either.

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Show 309 - A Bodyguard of Lies

September 10th, 2016

Secrecy, hacking, information leaks, whistle-blowers, foreign-operative propaganda pushers, disinformation, election tampering and the search for any truth in cyberspace occupy Dan's thoughts in this show.