Minnesota Twins Offseason (Part 1 of 50 most likely…)

by Troy M. Olson Torii Hunter retired from baseball this week, bringing to an end an illustrious career in professional baseball. For the majority of his professional career Torii called Minnesota home. I would be lying if I said my usually analytical mind didn’t just shut off for awhile when he returned to the Twin Cities…

Episode 8: Everything’s Historic

This week your host with the most, Jered “pumpkin carver” Weber returns from his week hiatus to help bring a little more optimism to the podcast. Bill, Pat and Troy celebrate by voting on the long awaited Rick Perry Memorial Bracket Final Four, sharing their thoughts about the final Star Wars trailer, and discussing an…

Episode 7: The Kardashian Quota

The Agreeing Loudly Coast to Coast crew is back … well at least half of them. This week Pat and Troy take the reins and bring special guest Carson along for the ride. This week the trio debates baby boomers as mentors, get Carson’s take on the Rick Perry Memorial Bracket, and start speculating on…

Safe for Work Ways to Kill Time at Work.

Vice President Joe Biden will enter the Presidential race and Troy’s pick for the Democratic nominee looks better and better … that is until his first gaffe. Lindsay Lohan for President 2020? Yes. God. Please. Just imagine the debates between Lindsay and Kanye West. Don’t worry, if you can’t imagine it – Carson speculated on…

Comparing Cars and Guns (Using Facts), Part 2 of 2

by Troy M. Olson In 2010, 13,186 people died in terrorist attacks throughout the world. In that same year, 31,672 Americans died from gun-related deaths, either from intentional or negligent homicide, or accidental gun deaths. The number of Americans who died from terrorist attacks since 9/11 is statistically insignificant in comparison, 33 deaths. The September 11th…

Episode 6: Stadium Wars

The Agreeing Loudly Coast to Coast crew is back with another exciting episode. This week Bill, Jered, Pat, and Troy debate the merits of public funding for stadiums, talk the usual Minnesota sports mayhem, and finally take a few moments to talk about the excellence that is Star Wars. Also, Bill waxes intellectual on the…

Comparing Cars and Guns (Using Facts), Part 1 of 2

 by Troy M. Olson The following was originally written in response to the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting and President Obama’s subsequent modest proposals to curb mass killings and violence in America in late 2012 (Note: the gun is the chief weapon of choice for violent crime in America period, and we’ll get to that. I don’t…

Episode 5: Yelling from a Distance

After a week off due to Troy Olson’s dramatic return to (and quick departure from) the fabled Minnesota, the full Agreeing Loudly Coast to Coast crew (Bill’s alive!) are back with another exciting episode! This week we decide who moves forward in the Rick Perry Memorial Bracket, reflect on the terrible state of Minnesota’s sports teams, and continue…