Episode for March 13, 2022

Maura Quint and Former Congressman Doug Collins Episode 560

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On Today’s show that originally posted on Monday May 14th I covered the Sunday shows and the weekend in news as well as offered some commentary on Daylight Saving time then its on to my guests

40 mins I welcome the great Maura Quint. Maura is a humor writer and activist whose work has been featured in publications such as McSweeneys and The New Yorker. She was named one of Rolling Stone’s top 25 funniest twitter accounts of 2016. When not writing comedy, Maura has worked extensively with non-profits in diverse sectors including political action campaigns, international arts collectives and health and human services organizations. She has never been officially paid to protest but did once find fifteen cents on the ground at an immigrants’ rights rally and wanted to make sure that had been disclosed. She was the co founder and executive director of TaxMarch.org 

And she recently began a new gig at the Americans for Tax Fairness campaign director

Listen to Maura co host their new podcast revisiting the YA books we loved in the 80s & 90s “My So Called Book Club”

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1:09 As a former Congressman and Ranking Member of the U.S. House Committee on the Judiciary, Doug Collins knows what it means to fight for what he believes in.

Collins’ first book, The Clock and The Calendar, which offers an insider perspective on the first impeachment of Donald Trump, will be released in November.

Prior to his time in Congress, Collins served in the Georgia state legislature. He also served as a U.S. Air Force Reserve chaplain, which included a deployment to Iraq in 2008-2009. As a Lieutenant Colonel, Collins remains active in the Air Force Reserve. In addition, he served as pastor of Chicopee Baptist Church in Gainesville, Georgia, from 1994-2005.

Collins is a graduate of the University of North Georgia, Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School, and New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.

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