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Unbiased political analysis the way you wish still existed. Justin Robert Young isn't here to tell you what to think, he's here to tell you who is going to win and why.

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Episodes

  • Episode 366: How Trump Can Flip the Script on DeSantis

    February 3rd, 2023  |  29 mins 25 secs

    Trump v. DeSantis is well underway with both parties firing shots across the bow at the other. We revisit the Rules for Radicals and offer the Trump camp some free advice.

  • Episode 365: The Many Lives of Nikki Haley: Success, Rumors and 2024

    February 1st, 2023  |  41 mins 21 secs

    Nikki Haley's potential candidacy for President is explored in this episode of Politics Politics Politics, looking at the electoral case she will make and her unique background. She has a strong record in the private sector, state government and the Trump administration, but her moral foundation has been called into question.

    And then of course... there's the rumors.

  • Episode 364: The Two Ways The George Santos Story Ends

    January 27th, 2023  |  32 mins 22 secs

    There is no stranger story in politics than George Santos.
    The newly elected member of Congress, is facing allegations of financial improprieties, including suspicious spending and a $700,000 loan to his campaign with an unknown source. Additionally, questions have been raised about his citizenship status, as he was married to a Brazilian woman from 2012-2019 and allegedly attempted to get a roommate to marry a Brazilian woman for citizenship.
    Sarah Rumpf of Mediate helps us untangle this knot.
    Money and citizenship... the only two ways the Santos story ends.

  • Episode 363: The Arizona Senate Race Is A Staring Contest

    January 25th, 2023  |  38 mins 24 secs

    Kyrsten Sinema, the first openly bisexual Senator and former radical activist, has become a target of progressives for her independent voting record and her refusal to support a $15 minimum wage. Her former Democratic party has censured her for voting too often with Republicans and now she faces a challenge from Ruben Gallego, a well-funded representative, and a yet-to-be-named Republican challenger in the Arizona Senate race of 2024.

    But is Gallego's campaign doomed to be abandoned by the national party?

    Has Sinema out-maneuvered herself?

    The Arizona Staring Contest is on!

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  • Episode 362: Ready Or Not: A Fugee And The Greatest Campaign Fraud Case Ever

    January 19th, 2023  |  23 mins 26 secs

    Pras Michel is a legendary musician. No doubt a Rock And Roll Hall Of Famer as a member of The Fugees.

    But in the 2010s he becomes ensnared in a the largest worldwide fraud in history. His role in trying to make the United State's government's investigation into his actions will land him in court this year. If his legal team gets what they want, it will involve testimony from President Barack Obama and President Donald Trump.

    The most insane campaign fraud case in history is explained... Ready or not.

  • Episode 361: Misplaced Top Secret Documents Do Not Matter

    January 18th, 2023  |  37 mins 45 secs

    On November 3rd, Biden's attorneys found documents at his think tank, then more at his home then MORE at his home again leading to a special council investigation. And yet, it is stupid and hard to get worked up about.

    Biden's brand is competence compared to Trump, and this erodes that. His leak-resistent inner circle has led to a lack of messaging, making it difficult to control the narrative.

    The White House wants focus to be on GOP chaos in the House, but the public can't know the stakes of the documents until they are revealed. Which wouldn't make sense. So, this is confusing and there's not much to be done about it.

  • Episode 360: Keep the Cameras: Inside C-SPAN's Finest Hour

    January 12th, 2023  |  57 mins 29 secs

    C-SPAN had their own independent cameras on the floor of the House during last week's speaker vote. This kind of inhibited, instant access is what will make C-SPAN more valuable than any news network on TV.

  • Episode 359: Why Joe Biden Killed The Iowa Caucus

    January 11th, 2023  |  40 mins 39 secs

    There's been a murder... The First In The Nation Democratic Iowa Caucus has been found dead. Murdered in favor of a new order of states for the 2020 primary. Who done it? Joe Biden. And when you lay out the evidence it's very clear why.

  • Episode 358: Kevin McCarthy's Wild Ride Compilation

    January 9th, 2023  |  1 hr 42 mins

    Parts I-V of Kevin McCarthy's Wild Ride to the Speakership.

    Recorded and released each day between January 2-8, 2023.

  • Episode 357: Kevin McCarthy's Wild Ride - PART IV

    January 6th, 2023  |  6 mins 38 secs

    AT LAST!

  • Episode 356: Kevin McCarthy's Wild Ride - PART II

    January 4th, 2023  |  31 mins 4 secs

    It's Groundhog Day Two.
    We don't have a speaker, but the Republicans won a vote. To adjourn. And cast the same votes again tomorrow.

  • Episode 355: Kevin McCarthy's Wild Ride - PART I

    January 3rd, 2023  |  40 mins 20 secs

    Our story begins in 1856 when a two months battle marked the longest hunt for a Speaker of the House in history... it ends in the middle of another one.

    The first time in 100 years we've gone to multiple ballots as the fate of Kevin McCarthy rests between dozens of jousting egos.