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Episode Archive

Episode Archive

287 episodes of Politics Politics Politics since the first episode, which aired on October 9th, 2019.

  • Episode 276: Democrats are visiting the border? Liz Cheney a money factory! France Election EXPLAINED!

    April 13th, 2022  |  1 hr 31 secs
    • Dr. Oz gets the Trump endorsement in PA.

    • Biden is spending this week talking about issues he's unpopular on to try and give his party some talking points going into the election. But one vulnerable Senate Dem isn't waiting on him to address the border, she went down herself and she represents New Hampshire!

    • Jeff Maurer joins us to discuss the French presidential election and the "rise" of populism.

  • Episode 275: Disney World's government is under fire. Plus, American conspiracies with Joe Uscinski

    April 8th, 2022  |  1 hr 9 mins

     - The Reedy Creek Improvement District acts as Disney World's own government. Florida's Don't Say Gay law has pit state Republicans against Disney as some suggest regulating what Disney has long controlled.

    • Attack ads are back! Fiery TV spots from Georgia, Ohio, and Pennsylvania.

    • Joe Uscinski (University of Miami) is back on the show to dive deeper into several iconic (and a few newer) American conspiracies.

  • Episode 274: You Betcha: Sarah Palin Returns. Biden lets Manchin lead. Reconsidering COVID lessons.

    April 6th, 2022  |  1 hr 10 mins
    • Sarah Palin has announced her candidacy for the lone House of Representatives seat in Alaska. And yet she's not a shoe in? Deconstructing why her decision to leave the governorship of Alaska in 2009 could doom her comeback campaign in 2022.

    • Biden is heading for a disaster midterm so he is turning to Joe Manchin to lead him to a victory. Will the progressives stand for it? Can the Democratic party handle more infighting?

    • Matthias Shapiro (Political Math) helps Justin break down what we know for sure entering year three of COVID, what we learned isn't true and what has been totally memory holed.

  • Episode 272: Fund The Police! Trim The Deficit! Biden's midterm strategy revealed!

    March 30th, 2022  |  1 hr 9 mins
    • Things look bleak for the Dems as the midterms approach so Biden is changing course. Gone are the massive social safety nets, replaced with fiscal responsibility and public safety in the new budget. Will the Dems go for it?

    • Eric Greitens won't let another accusation of assault end his campaign for Senate. But since he can't directly blame his ex-wife or child he finds the person truly to blame: Karl Rove.

    • Dave Levinthal (Insider) joins us to talk Clarence Thomas and the bizarre world of DC power couples.

  • Episode 271: The political realities of Brittney Griner's detention

    March 25th, 2022  |  1 hr 2 mins
    • The confirmation hearing of Ketanji Brown Jackson sees future presidential hopefuls vying for the spotlight.

    • Journalist's role as gatekeepers of information as we revisit the Hunter Biden laptop scandal.

    • Aron Solomon (Chief Legal Analyst, Esquire Digital and the editor of Today's Esquire) talks the politics of Russia detaining WNBA player Brittney Griner.

  • Episode 270: Eric Greitens' ex-wife alleges he hit their 3 year old. OH GOP forum devolves into scrum. Has Vegas fully recovered from COVID?

    March 23rd, 2022  |  1 hr 13 mins

    New book chronicles Biden/Kamala beef.

    Explosive new allegations from Eric Greiten's ex-wife detail abuse, manipulation and suicide threats. Does this end the GOP frontrunner's campaign for Senate in MO?

    Ohio Republican frontrunners get nose to nose in profane conflict during forum.

    Matt Donnelly (Ice Cream Social podcast, Hill Bill) joins us for the third, and final?, check in on the health of America's COVID barometer Las Vegas.

  • Episode 269: Lessons from the first 10 days of a congressional campaign featuring Michael Shure

    March 18th, 2022  |  1 hr 3 mins
    • Florida's 'Parents Rights in Education' bill, or more infamously, what Democrats refer to as the 'Don't Say Gay' bill. What it really means in practice, and the fight that Republicans would love to have over it.
    • Antony Blinken indicates where the future of Russian sanctions may be.
    • Michael Shure (NewsNation, The Young Turks) sits down to talk shop on his congressional campaign. (California's 37th district)
  • Episode 268: Wait? Trump's handpicked candidate in Georgia is losing? Zelenskyy puts pressure on Biden.

    March 16th, 2022  |  1 hr 4 mins

    Donald Trump hates Brian Kemp. He is backing a primary challenger David Perdue. But after a tied poll after the announcement... Kemp has built and is growing a lead. What does that mean about Trump's endorsement, Georgia and Stacey Abrams?

    President Zelenskyy of Ukraine will address congress and "name and shame" those that have not stepped up and helped his country fight off a Russian invasion.

    Even Scrimshaw joins the show to pick some primary lines.

  • Episode 267: Bad Faith and Andrew Heaton explores psychedelic drugs

    March 11th, 2022  |  1 hr 40 mins

    An essay about Bad Faith on the internet.

    Andrew Heaton's episode of The Political Orphanage about psychedelic drugs.

  • Episode 266: US bans Russian gas, will EU follow suit? First Biden budget set to pass? How embarrassing is Putin's military?

    March 9th, 2022  |  1 hr 5 mins
    • Biden bans import of Russian gas after bipartisan pressure. UK follows suit. Will Europe? Or are they too hooked?

    • First budget of the Biden administration seems set to pass. What are the remaining issues?

    • Tom Merritt (Daily Tech News Show) joins for some citizen research into Russian military history.

  • Episode 265: Modern tribalism and performative politics with David McRaney

    March 4th, 2022  |  56 mins 14 secs
    • It's boom or bust. Biden may need to step aside as a lameduck president in 2024 if he can't provide bold leadership.
    • Biden Admin rolls out new COVID preparedness plans that outline access to drugs, masks, and preparation for future variants.
    • David McRaney (You Are Not So Smart book and podcast) explains the often performative "post-trust" phase of modern political discourse.
  • Episode 264: Biden's Bad Vibes SOTU snap reaction. The Grim Reality of Ukraine. Understanding Russia by breaking your concept of time.

    March 1st, 2022  |  1 hr 3 mins
    • Justin's snap SOTU reactions and TX primary results

    • The grim reality of Ukraine.

    • A fight between Cocaine Mitch and Rick Scott.

    • Benjamin Teitelbaum (War For Eternity) discusses who an ancient belief system can help explain what is happening in Russia. And Brazil. And the US.