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Boiling Kettles, The

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February 16, 2017

Aired 2/16/2017

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Ed and Malachy team up with Cut to the Chase's Jim Chase!

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  • July 20, 2017

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  • July 13, 2017

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  • June 29, 2017

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  • June 15, 2017

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    Comey and Sessions testimonies, capitol shooting, dehumanization, racism and intent, reaching harmony.

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  • May 25, 2017

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    Trump trip, Montana election, education, mortality, and science vs. tech are all topics discussed by the Kettles.

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  • May 11, 2017

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  • May 4, 2017

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    Fights worth picking: AHCA; getting to gestalt.

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  • April 27, 2017

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  • April 20, 2017

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    Marijuana, Russian propaganda, Bill O'Reilly, and moving forward as democrats.

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  • March 30, 2017

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    Politics fatigue, finding common ground, and time.

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  • March 23, 2017

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    Trump-Russia fiasco, and moving past racism.

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  • March 16, 2017

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    The Republican Con Job, the metaphysical aspects of the con, as well as Nate nerding out on sequels.

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  • March 9, 2017

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    Men's rights activists, predatory politics-- salesmen or statesmen. Effectively arguing with republicans, and battling the owners.

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  • February 16, 2017

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    Ed and Malachy team up with Cut to the Chase's Jim Chase!

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  • February 9, 2017

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    Elizabeth Welch discusses Education policy, the Kettles also discuss immigration, religion, and the meme of the "intolerant liberal."

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  • February 2, 2017

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    Jim Chase joins The Boiling Kettles to discuss how best to fight Trump. Nate dicusses liberal ecumenicalism- the need to join together, put differences aside, and fight fascism.

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  • January 26, 2017

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    This week, the Kettles were joined by guest Vicky Hudson who was a part of the Women's March on January 21st. They discussed the march, Trump's first week in office, as well as how we need to come together to beat Trump.

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  • January 19, 2017

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    With the eldest Kettle missing, Nate and Malachy discussed the gloomy future of you-know-who as president.

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  • December 29, 2016

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    On their last show of 2016, The Kettles spoke on the dangers of meida misinformation as well as their predictions for 2017--will they be right?

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  • December 22, 2016

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    This week, Nate, Ed, and Malachy discussed how the democratic party must get back to their economic roots, and saving Christianity from the GOPasters and their prosperity doctrine. The Kettles were also joined by medical marijuana dispensary volunteer Forrest Powell-- they got into the details of the recent Kent County dispensary raids. 

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  • December 08, 2016

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  • December 01, 2016

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    For this week's eposide of The Boiling Kettles, look forward to a lot of talk about fascism, fascism, and more fascism. 

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  • November 17, 2016

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    Levi Rickert, Editor in Chief of the Tribal Business Journal and Native News Online, joined the Kettles in the studio and Anqunette Sarfoh of MI Legalize joined on the phone.  Topics today included President-Elect Donald Trump, MI Legalize, what is "post-truth", and the Dakota Access Pipe Line protests.

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  • November 10, 2016

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    The Kettles talk about the election.

    ***Due to technical issues, this episode was lost.  We apologize for this.***

     

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  • November 3, 2016

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    Dani Vilella is the Kettle's guest.

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  • October 27, 2016

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    Topics this episode include Donald Trump, local elections and down ticket voting, and the Dakota Access Pipeline.

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  • October 20, 2016

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    Topics on today's show include a discussion of the final Presidential debate, the generational divide, gender roles, and police.

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  • October 13, 2016

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    In describing this episode, the Kettles wrote, "The Election Is Over" and "More Crap About Trump."  You have to listen to check it out.

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  • October 6, 2016

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    Nathan, Malachy, and Ed had Jeff Hank, lawyer for MI Legalize, as their guest. Topics include the first VP debate, issures faced by Grand Rapids Public Schools, and why we should all pay our taxes, as well as some intersting call-ins.

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  • September 29, 2016

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    The Kettles are back this week along with their guest Rachel Hood, Democratic Candidate for Kent County Drain Commissioner.  Other topics including a discussion of the first debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, why the Kettles plan to vote for Hillary, the polls, and the importance of voting down ballot.

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  • September 15, 2016

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    Nathan, Malachy, and Ed had Chris Reader, Democratic candidate for Kent County Clerk, as their guest.  Topics include Hillary and Trump, deplorables and distractions, the John Ball Zoo millage, GMO stuff, a lengthy conversation about cheese, and Colin Powell's email account is hacked.

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  • September 8, 2016

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    Topics included the NBC Commander-In-Chief forum between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, discussion about straight ticket voting in Michigan, marijuana, Trump and women, "term limits are stupid," the Zika virus and pipelines, and the new iPhone 7 comes out.

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  • September 1, 2016

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    Ed is still in Ireland, so Nathan and Malachy were joined by Dani Vilella.  Topics included Donald Trump and the Alt-Right movement, men's rights, mansplaining, gender roles, societal norms, parties, and a discussion about actor Gene Wilder who had recently passed away.

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  • August 25, 2016

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    Ed is in Ireland (luck of the Irish be to Ed) so Nate and Malachy were joined by Matt Smith, feature editor at "The Collegiate", which is Grand Rapids Community College's newspaper.

    Topics include advertising, nostalgia, white dudes, confirmation bias, time, young people and politics, consumerism, and Bush and healthcare.

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  • August 18, 2016

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    Topics include the presidential election, the global economy and products made in the USA, the "right to teach", the Electoral College, the Detroit Emergency Manager, the Olympics and algae, the election for the 77th District of the State House, insurance, and Medicare and welfare.

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  • August 11, 2016

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    Special guest in studio is Doug Smith, Democratic candidate for the 3rd Congressional District.  Other topics including a discussion of Donald Trump's "nutty" comments, media and money, media and psychology, and in Nerding Out With Nate he's finished the Lord Of The Rings books.

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  • August 4, 2016

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    On today show the guys talk about Donald Trump's controversial comments, Trump and Hillary, political correctness, negativity, Mal does his Metaphysical Minute, a lengthy conversation with Rick, discussion about the new Ghostbusters reboot, and a discussion of other movies in the Nerding Out With Nate segment.

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  • July 28, 2016

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  • July 14, 2016

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  • July 7, 2016

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  • June 30, 2016

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  • June 23, 2016

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  • June 16, 2016

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  • June 9, 2016

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  • June 2, 2016

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  • May 26, 2016

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    The Kettles are joined in studio by Doug Smith, Democratic Candidate for the 3rd Congressional district.

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  • May 19, 2016

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  • May 12, 2016

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  • May 5, 2016

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  • April 28, 2016

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  • April 21, 2016

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  • April 7, 2016

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  • March 31, 2016

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  • March 24, 2016

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  • March 17, 2016

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  • March 10, 2016

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  • March 3, 2016

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  • February 18, 2016

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    The Kettles discuss the death of Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia, Michigan politics, police violence, and NBC News says that Donald Trump's poll numbers are down nationally.

    In Malachy's Metaphysical Minute:  Greed, How Much Is Too Much?

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  • February 11, 2016

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  • February 4, 2016

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    Nathan, Malachy, and Ed are live again in the studio.  Special guest on the phone is Michigan Democratic Party chair Brandon Dillon.

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  • January 28, 2016

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  • January 21, 2016

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    Nathan and Ed are live in the WPRR studios to talk about the issues of the day.

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  • January 14, 2016

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    The Boiling Kettles are joined by local community advocate Jim Davis.

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  • January 7, 2016

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  • December 24, 2015

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  • December 10, 2015

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  • December 3, 2015

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    The Kettles are joined by State Representative Jeff Irwin (D-53) to talk about the elimination of straight ticket voting in Michigan.  Other topics include a discussion of Planned Parenthood, the San Bernardino shooting, Brian Kilmeade's racist comments toward Harris Faulkner, and Grand Rapids Mayor Rosalynn Bliss gets an assistant.

    In Malachy's Metaphysical Minute:  What is conscience?

    In Nerding Out With Nate:  the new Star Wars movie.

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  • November 26, 2015

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  • November 19, 2015

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  • November 12, 2015

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  • October 29, 2015

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  • October 22, 2015

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  • October 15, 2015

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    The Boiling Kettles are live in the studio joined by Southpaws host and WPRR Program Director Darren Gibson and by Jim Chase from Work In Progress Radio as part of The Union Edge.

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  • October 8, 2015

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    The Kettles are joined by East Grand Rapids Public Schools board member Elizabeth Welch.

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  • October 1, 2015

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  • September 24, 2015

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  • September 17, 2015

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  • September 10, 2015

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    This episode was recorded live at Labor Fest 2015.  Guests include Jim Chase and Buck Geno from Work In Progress Radio and The Union Edge, Grand Rapids City Commissioner David LaGrand who is running for State House, Former Kent County Commissioner Paul Mayhue, and WPRR Program Director and Southpaws host Darren Gibson.

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  • September 3, 2015

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    Nathan, Malachy, and Ed Kettle are joined by Jeff Winston, Field Director for the Michigan House Democrats.

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  • August 27, 2015

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  • August 20, 2015

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  • August 13, 2015

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  • August 6, 2015

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    On this episode, the Kettles focus the first hour primarily on the Grand Rapids mayoral election that took place on August 4 and a look forward at the GOP Presidential candidate debate taking place the evening of August 6 on Fox Propaganda Channel.  (Program director's note:  I refuse to put the word "news" after the word "Fox".)

    In the second hour, the Nerding with Nathan segment covers Lord of the Rings and Malachy talks about the metaphysical and discusses negativity and positivity.

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  • July 30, 2015

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    Second episode of The Boiling Kettles.

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  • July 23, 2015

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    This is the debut episode of The Boiling Kettles

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