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Common Sense with Dan Carlin

Dan Carlin

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Common Sense with Dan Carlin
Common Sense with Dan Carlin

Common Sense with Dan Carlin

Dan Carlin

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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.

Latest Episodes

Show 318 - For Whom the Bell Trolls

You never know when you might get a little common sense unexpectedly out of nowhere.This is one of those times.

46 MIN2018 MAY 26
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Show 318 - For Whom the Bell Trolls

Show 317 - Shades of Grey

Dan is finding is hard to operate in a Black and White, Good and Evil cultural environment where everyone is outraged all the time about everything and where Americans hate each other. Where's the Common Sense?

51 MIN2017 OCT 28
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Show 317 - Shades of Grey

Show 316 - The Day of the Dove

Politically-related violence in the U.S. heats up as talk of "Civil War" goes mainstream. What would a "Civil War" in the U.S. even look like? Dan has some thoughts on this and ways to potentially avoid such a fate.

60 MIN2017 JUN 19
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Show 316 - The Day of the Dove

Show 315 - War on a Whim?

There's a lot in this show subject-wise, but it's really supposed to be about War Powers in the USA and how events in Syria and North Korea play into the issue.

61 MIN2017 MAY 1
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Show 315 - War on a Whim?

Show 314 - Unhealthy Numbers

As the GOP attempts to repeal the Affordable Care Act, Dan ponders the dichotomy between what Americans spend on health care versus what they get in return.

62 MIN2017 MAR 16
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Show 314 - Unhealthy Numbers

Show 313 - Get Me A Glass of Water

Dan is in an introspective mental place in this show...but he may just drag you in there with him.

53 MIN2017 FEB 14
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Show 313 - Get Me A Glass of Water

Show 312 - Re-Connections with James Burke

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.

81 MIN2016 DEC 7
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Show 312 - Re-Connections with James Burke

Show 311 - Trumped

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

63 MIN2016 NOV 11
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Show 311 - Trumped

Show 310 - Or Else

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.

44 MIN2016 OCT 13
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Show 310 - Or Else

Show 309 - A Bodyguard of Lies

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.

56 MIN2016 SEP 10
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Show 309 - A Bodyguard of Lies

Latest Episodes

Show 318 - For Whom the Bell Trolls

You never know when you might get a little common sense unexpectedly out of nowhere.This is one of those times.

46 MIN2018 MAY 26
Comments
Show 318 - For Whom the Bell Trolls

Show 317 - Shades of Grey

Dan is finding is hard to operate in a Black and White, Good and Evil cultural environment where everyone is outraged all the time about everything and where Americans hate each other. Where's the Common Sense?

51 MIN2017 OCT 28
Comments
Show 317 - Shades of Grey

Show 316 - The Day of the Dove

Politically-related violence in the U.S. heats up as talk of "Civil War" goes mainstream. What would a "Civil War" in the U.S. even look like? Dan has some thoughts on this and ways to potentially avoid such a fate.

60 MIN2017 JUN 19
Comments
Show 316 - The Day of the Dove

Show 315 - War on a Whim?

There's a lot in this show subject-wise, but it's really supposed to be about War Powers in the USA and how events in Syria and North Korea play into the issue.

61 MIN2017 MAY 1
Comments
Show 315 - War on a Whim?

Show 314 - Unhealthy Numbers

As the GOP attempts to repeal the Affordable Care Act, Dan ponders the dichotomy between what Americans spend on health care versus what they get in return.

62 MIN2017 MAR 16
Comments
Show 314 - Unhealthy Numbers

Show 313 - Get Me A Glass of Water

Dan is in an introspective mental place in this show...but he may just drag you in there with him.

53 MIN2017 FEB 14
Comments
Show 313 - Get Me A Glass of Water

Show 312 - Re-Connections with James Burke

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.

81 MIN2016 DEC 7
Comments
Show 312 - Re-Connections with James Burke

Show 311 - Trumped

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

63 MIN2016 NOV 11
Comments
Show 311 - Trumped

Show 310 - Or Else

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.

44 MIN2016 OCT 13
Comments
Show 310 - Or Else

Show 309 - A Bodyguard of Lies

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.

56 MIN2016 SEP 10
Comments
Show 309 - A Bodyguard of Lies