November 12, 2021

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0:00 – The defense rested its case Thursday in the trial of Kyle Rittenhouse. Dan and Amy shared their reaction.

33:17 – Chicago public schools cancelled classes for Nov. 12, declaring it “Vaccination Awareness Day” in an effort to increase the rate of vaccinations among eligible students. Dan and Amy discussed their plans for celebrating.

50:16 – A California resident took to twitter to explain why they are leaving that state for Texas.

01:09:48 – According to Freedom of Information request, Oak Park Elementary District 97 is teaching students so-called “critical race theory,” which argues that racism is to blame for differences in racial group performance, such as lower test scores by black students, or higher violent crime rates for blacks than whites.

01:25:50 – Eric Felten is an investigative correspondent for RealClearInvestigations, reporting on government corruption. He is a former columnist for the Wall Street Journal and previously a Kennedy Fellow at Harvard University. He joined Dan and Amy to talk about his column Now Playing to Your Left: 

01:40:55 – Thomas Vartanian is executive director of the Financial Technology & Cybersecurity Center and the author of  200 Years of American Financial Panics: Crashes, Recessions, Depressions, and the Technology That Will Change It All. He joined Dan and Amy to talk about inflation.

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