Transcript of OA326: When the SCIF Hit the Fan

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Announcements

[Show Intro]

New Show Intro

Thomas:         Hello and welcome to Opening Arguments, this is episode 326.  I’m your host Thomas Smith, that over there is Andrew Torrez, your legal expert and Andrew how are you doing?  And I just remembered we all just heard a brand new intro that was so funny, I don’t even.  I was laughing the whole time and I don’t even remember what the new quotes were!

Andrew:         [Laughs]  

Thomas:         In this timeline I haven’t done it yet, but they were great, weren’t they? [Laughs]  

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Transcript of OA325: Putin’s Puppet? The Open Skies Treaty

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[Show Intro]

Thomas:         Hello and welcome to Opening Arguments, this is episode 325. 

Andrew:         Woo!

Thomas:         Nice round number, I always like multiples of five, that’s good.  Feels meaningless but-

Andrew:         Yeah, aren’t we due for a new show intro?

Thomas:         [Gasps]  That’ll be next episode, then. 

Andrew:         Yeah!

Thomas:         So teaser alert!  I know I’m pretty sure you’ve already put up the patron thread, right Andrew?

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Transcript of OA324: Trump’s 9 Crimes and Misdemeanors

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Thomas:         Hello and welcome to Opening Arguments, this is episode 324.  I’m Thomas, that’s Andrew.  How’re you doing, sir?

Andrew:         I am doing fantastic, Thomas!  Still on that high after our fabulous live show in Los Angeles.  How are you, man?

Thomas:         Ah, same!

Andrew:         [Laughs]  

Thomas:         The same.  That was so much fun!  Can’t wait for the next one wherever we do it. [Laughs]  

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The Ten Crimes of Trump

As Outlined in the Mueller Report (A Mini Transcript of OA 324)

I am more convinced than ever that Bob Mueller thought the immediate result of his report being released would be a vote within a couple of weeks in the House to impeach the President. I believe that.

– P. Andrew Torrez

Follow Along with the Full Report Here

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Transcript of OA323: LA Live Show QnA!

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Thomas:         Hey folks!  I’m here to do a little housekeeping for you, let you know what the schedule is because we just are coming off of a really fun, amazing live show in L.A., it was just an absolute blast.  And I have to tell you, I don’t wanna rub it in but platinum night with Andrew cooking for us was even better than I could have imagined.  It was so fun, so make sure to try to make it next time.  VIP was fun, it all was great. 

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Transcript of OA322: Blackouts, Taxes & House Rules

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Thomas:         Hello and welcome to Opening Arguments, this is episode 322.  I’m your host Thomas Smith, that over there is Andrew Torrez.  How you doin’, Andrew?

Andrew:         I am fantastic, Thomas!  You know, one of the things that I love the most about my recording studio, which is located in my basement, is that it is served by electricity. So apropos of nothing, how are you doing?

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Transcript of OA321: More on #Brexit

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Thomas:         Hello and welcome to Opening Arguments, this is episode 321.  Oh that’s awesome!

Andrew:         [Laughs]  Yeah!

Thomas:         3-2-1, go!

Andrew:         Alright!

Thomas:         Here we go!

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Transcript of OA320: The (Idiotic) Hearsay Defense

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Thomas:         Hello and welcome to Opening Arguments, this is episode 320!  Heh!  320, huh, Andrew?

Andrew:         [Laughs]  Is that a thing?

Thomas:         I was gonna see if I could try to make you fall for it-

Andrew:         [Laughs]  

Thomas:         Of course it’s not.  That’s a joke that you’re a precious cinnamon bun.  How’s it going Andrew Torrez?

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Transcript of OA 319 – Your Guide to Impeachment

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Thomas:         Hello and welcome to Opening Impeachments, it [Laughs] ah!  Opening Arguments episode 319, day five of being chained to my desk, recording Opening Arguments.

Andrew:         [Laughs]

Thomas:         How’re you doing, Andrew?

Andrew:         I am doing fantastic Thomas, how are you?

Thomas:         Uh, tired?  It’s a lot of recording, you know.

Andrew:         [Laughs]

Thomas:         But it’s worthwhile.  Hello patrons hearing us early, everybody else hearing us late, you missed us in the early part but now you’re hearing us so that’s fine either way.

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Transcript of OA 318 – Quid Pro Quo Burger

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Thomas:         Hello and welcome to Opening Arguments, this is episode 318.  I’m Thomas, that’s Andrew.  How’re you doin’ Andrew?

Andrew:         [Chuckles] I am doing fantastic, Thomas!  I think I said earlier on Twitter, I’ve had some good days in my life, you know?  The birth of my child, my honeymoon, the trip we took to Australia … today is way up there with those days!  [Laughs]  How are you doing?

Thomas:         Because we are finally going to be doing the eminent domain deep dive!

Andrew:         That’s right!

Thomas:         Yes!

Andrew:         Oh, and I’ve got a long segment on baseball law!  No.  [Laughs]  

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