January 14th, 2022 | 56 mins 51 secs
Darren Kitchen joins to discuss if Kamala Harris is smart to never use Bluetooth headphones.
January 12th, 2022 | 58 mins 11 secs
4:05 - Joe Biden goes to Atlanta and gives a speech. The crowd he wanted there refuses to attend. The most famous local politician (actively campaigning btw) whose main issue is entwined with the speech doesn't make it. The push the speech hopes to inspire is already doomed.
Who is he speaking to and why?
13:27 - Kevin McCarthy promises to clean up congress when it comes to insider stock trading. For whatever that's worth.
20:10 - Bill Scher (Politico, Washington Monthly) helps dissect what happened with BBB, the failed Manchin pressure strategy and if Biden's legislative calendar is already closed.
January 7th, 2022 | 43 mins 9 secs
"Why do people hate NFTs?"
They're interesting, frivolous and speculative. Yet the debate over this permutation of the internet (where one can buy purely digital art) has awoken a visceral reaction from some people. Why? Justin believes this is a reconstituted rift that's been dormant for over a decade. What's more? It's only a matter of time before it is exploited by politicians, pundits and brands.
Featuring Tom Merritt of Daily Tech News Show and Andrew Heaton of The Political Orphanage.
January 5th, 2022 | 1 hr 15 mins
Electoral Count Act (3:10)
BBB is iced for now. So the Democrats are now focusing on voting reform. But that's probably a dead end too unless Sinema and Manchin reform the filibuster which they said they wouldn't. So... does Schumer get into ANOTHER staring contest with them (after he just lost one) OR does he take a possible deal from the GOP which could the Dems a win, but would gut the majority of their voting reform goals?
Poll Dance (24:10)
Biden still way underwater in approval polls, good news for Dems?
Heaton January 6th Interview (28:30)
December 29th, 2021 | 1 hr 31 mins
Kevin Ryan joins the show to discuss all the biggest stories of the year.
December 22nd, 2021 | 1 hr 8 mins
Biden gives a speech about COVID that reverses his administration's initial resistance to buying and shipping at-home tests. And yet it's typical of this White House, nothing is worth doing unless we're being bullied on Twitter about it.
Iowa and New Hampshire survive into the 2024 primaries.
Dave Levinthal (Insider) discusses the groundbreaking new series looking into stock trading in congress. One that led to a very testy (and telling) answer from Nancy Pelosi.
December 17th, 2021 | 58 mins 29 secs
We just can't get enough of our sugary cereal. Texts from colleagues and Fox News pundits to Trump chief of staff Mark Meadows are shared with the Jan 6 committee.
Texas pioneered The Snitch Method with their abortion bill and now Florida and California follow suit with similar civilian incentivization on CRT and guns.
Rob Goodman (Ryerson University) breaks down the science of political rhetoric from Cicero to Trump.
December 15th, 2021 | 1 hr 14 mins
Justin makes the case that Joe Manchin isn't quite the mysterious chess player he's made out to be... he's telling us what's on his mind. The problem for Biden is that he's not close to voting for the BBB bill.
Georgia GOP primary heats up. Perdue and Kemp release favorable internal polls.
Matthias Shapiro (Political Math) joins the show to discuss all things COVID in the wake of our incoming fifth wave.
Episode 242: Publish all congressional death threats! Inside the supply chain collapse as a business owner
December 10th, 2021 | 50 mins 25 secs
Civility's out the window on voicemail: Congresswomen Ilhan Omar and Marjorie Taylor Greene share death threats they've received.
Rep. Lauren Boebert avoids being the third GOP rep. stripped of congressional committee assignments by House Democrats.
Brian Brushwood (Scamstuff.com, The Modern Rogue, Great Night) details his small business' supply chain battle in the era of COVID.
December 8th, 2021 | 1 hr 17 mins
Bob Dole died this weekend at the age of 98. Survivor of WWII and multiple cancers the Kansas politician had an amazing career. But his wit and grace will outlast him including a very crucial lesson that is rare in the modern era.
Former senator David Perdue is running against Brian Kemp in a primary challenge for the Georgia governor's mansion.
Karen Hinton talks about her new book Penis Politics. From her life in Mississippi to DC and eventually working with Andrew Cuomo and Bill de Blasio she has a lot to say about gender dynamics in the workplace.
December 3rd, 2021 | 45 mins 8 secs
Stacey Abrams is running for Governor in Georgia. We break down her announcement video.
The Grinch is a great story and tells us a lot about our modern political discourse.
Episode 239: If Biden's legislation is passed, popular why do his approval ratings suck? Chris Cuomo dug up opposition research for Andrew (w/ Andrew Heaton)
December 1st, 2021 | 1 hr 9 mins
- Biden's legislation has passed. It is popular. So why do people think he's doing terribly. Justin takes a deep dive into his record and wonders "does legislation really matter?"
- Joe Manchin says no BBB until 2022.
- Andrew Heaton joins the show to discuss the world of cable news punditry in the wake of reports that Chris Cuomo was not only intimately involved with defending his brother from sexual harassment allegations but used professional contacts to dig up opposition research.