The More Perfect Union

The More Perfect Union

By The More Perfect Union

Real debate without the hate!

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Episodes

Debate Nachos Gone Sour (Episode 389)

This week's podcast looks at the fallout from the presidential debate and how Democrats should respond. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
30/06/241h 19m

Presidential Debate Prep (Episode 388)

This week, the More Perfect Union gang looks ahead to the first presidential debate and the momentous Supreme Court decisions that have yet to be announced this term.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
17/06/2437m 47s

Verdict Musings (Episode 387)

Rebekah, DJ and Kevin discuss their reactions to the Trump felony convictions, how they think the verdict will impact the rest of the presidential campaign, and take a look at Biden's new Gaza cease-fire proposal and the chances for a lasting peace in the Middle East.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
03/06/2444m 0s

Trump Trial Mock Jury (Episode 386)

In this episode, listeners serve as a mock jury to take us inside a simulated jury room where they deliberate the facts of the Trump vs. NY case as we listen in. See how a jury of regular voters would sift through the testimony and evidence to come to a verdict.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
27/05/241h 13m

Rudy's Party Crashers (Episode 385)

This week, the gang looks at the criminal indictments gifted to Rudy Giuliani at his 80th birthday bash, how Samuel Alito let his "Stop the Steal" freak flag fly, the Michael Cohen phone call that could make or break the Trump trial, and NFL kicker Harrison Butker's commencement kerfuffle.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
20/05/2443m 46s

Cohen On Cross (Episode 384)

This week, the gang looks at Michael Cohen's testimony in the Trump Trial and how Nikki Haley is till trolling Trump in the primaries. We also discuss a future episode that simulates the Trump jury deliberations and invite listeners to play on-air jurors. Write us at mpupodcast@gmail.com to volunteer and join us on air!Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
15/05/2440m 44s

Eye of the Storm (Episode 383)

This week, the gang looks at Stormy Daniel's testimony and how down-ticket Democrats are far out-raising their GOP opponents in key battleground states.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
09/05/2442m 1s

That Dog Don't Hunt (Episode 382)

This week, the More Perfect Union hosts look at Gov. Kristi Noam's comments about shooting her dog, the effect of anti-Israel protests on the upcoming election, RFK Jr's potential impact on the November election, and how public opinion is shaped and moved.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
30/04/2444m 1s

Casting the Trump Trial (Episode 381)

On this week's More Perfect Union podcast, the gang looks at the potential ban of TikTok, the state of high-speed rail, pro-Palestinian protests and rising antisemitism on college campuses, and which celebrities the hosts would cast as attorneys in the Trump Trial.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
22/04/2446m 2s

Trump Trials: Take One (Episode 380)

This week the gang looks at the first two days of Donald Trump's criminal trial in Manhattan, how Congress is spending it's work days, the hot war between Israel and Iran, and the new TV game show, "Are You Smarter Than a Celebrity."Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
17/04/2446m 9s

Biblemania (Episode 379)

This week, the MPU gang looks at Trump Bibles, the campaign cash race, NBC's Ronna McDaniel kerfuffle, the Gaza War, the Supreme Court hearing on mifepristone, and what Greg and DJ left out of last week's discussion about "Dune" remakes.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
01/04/2436m 33s

GOP House Of Horrors (Episode 378)

This week, DJ, Greg and Kevin look at the ongoing tumult in the House of Representatives, the senate race in Greg's beloved state of Ohio, and Biden's untapped secret weapon. Finally, Greg and DJ give their reviews of two new movies "Roadhouse" and "Dune: Part Two."Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
24/03/2430m 54s

The Pensive Mr. Pence (Episode 377)

This week, the gang talks about Mike Pence's announcement that he won't be endorsing Trump, RFK Jr.'s bizzare vp choices, Bibi Netanyahu's bizzare interview on CNN, and GOP Governor Kristi Noem's comically bizzare infomercial for a Texas cosmetic dentist.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
20/03/2432m 21s

The Succession Election (Episode 376)

This week, the MPU gang does a post-mortem on President Biden's State of the Union, Katie Britt's GOP response, the latest in the presidential campaign and the Israel-Hamas War, and has some fun with the Oscars.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
11/03/2437m 23s

Super Snoozeday (Episode 375)

This week, the MPU gang looks at Super Tuesday, Nikki Haley's path forward, what happens if Trump goes to trial during the general election campaign, the reliability of the casualty figures in the Israel-Hamas War, and the passing of comedian Richard Lewis.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
04/03/2450m 31s

Donmentia (Episode 374)

This week, Rebekah, DJ and Kevin look at controversies surrounding the now-laughable Hunter Biden investigation, Trump's less-than-stellar performances in the GOP primaries to date, Biden's better than reported performances in the primaries, Sweden's imminent entry into NATO, the change in the legal status of frozen embryos, and which one of the two leading candidates is the real senility kid. Kevin labels it "Donmentia" – pass it on!To become a supporter of the More Perfect Union Podcast, go to https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support and show us your love with a small monthly donation.
27/02/2447m 50s

Fani Takes The Stand (Episode 373)

This week, the gang looks at the loss of Putin critic Alexi Navalny, Donald Trump's giant disgorgement verdict, Fani Willis on the witness stand, and Elmo versus Larry David.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
17/02/2436m 38s

Republicans' Two Daddies (Episode 372)

This week, the MPU gang dissects the Special Counsel's report on the Biden documents fracas, why DJ says the Republican Party now has two daddies, last week's big SCOTUS hearing on Trump's ballot access, and some final thoughts on the Super Bowl.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
12/02/2438m 55s

Joe-mentum (Episode 371)

This week, Rebekah, D.J. and Kevin trade theories over Taylor Swift, what is taking the DC Circuit so long to issue their Trump immunity ruling, Biden's foreign policy, and whether Barbie was truly snubbed or not...with an opinion from someone in the MPU family we don't usually hear from.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
05/02/2437m 4s

DeSantis Implodes (Episode 370)

This week, the gang muses over Ron DeSantis's failed camaign and Donald Trump's too-numerous-to-count courtroom battles as the stock market his record levels and the Biden economy rallies. Plus, Kevin tells us about the best Nazi movie ever, Rebekah gives Kevin a Hip-Hop name, and Greg shares his New Hampshire primary nachos recipe.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
22/01/2443m 0s

Thinning the Herd (Episode 369)

This week, the MPU gang looks at the big winners and losers of the Iowa Caucuses, what the Biden campaign should be doing to right the ship of politics, how their favorite shows did on the Emmys, and which of them got famous this week on a podcast NOT called The More Perfect Union.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
17/01/2452m 55s

Political Thunderdome (Ep. 368)

On this week's podcast, the gang discusses the start of the presidential campaign, Trump's many court challenges, the potential for the war in Israel to escalate, and speculation as to why Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin was secretly in the hospital. With D.J. McGuire, Rebekah Kuschmider, Greg Matusak, and Kevin Kelton.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
08/01/2441m 31s

The Sitcom Writers Cookbook (Episode 367)

On this bonus episode, Kevin is interviewed on KFI Radio in Los Angeles by host Doug McIntyre as they discuss Kevin's how-to book on television comedy writing, "The Sitcom Writer's Cookbook." Greg, DJ and Rebekah will be back next week on an all-new More Perfect Union Podcast.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
02/01/2410m 31s

Doing The Nutcracker Sweet (Episode 366)

This week, the gang closes out the holiday season with a look at shenanigans in Congress, the changing rhetoric around the Israel-Hamas War, and Jill Biden's White House staging of "The Nutcracker" ballet as a sweet, jazzy tap dance routine.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
18/12/2341m 15s

Solving Antisemitism (Episode 365)

This week, Rebekah, DJ and Greg discuss the mass exodus from congress, abortion in Texas, antisemitism on campuses, and what each of them would do if they could be dictator for a day.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
11/12/2356m 48s

Snobby Hobby Lobby (Episode 364)

This week, the gang looks at a scandal surrounding Moms For Liberty, some common misunderstandings involving the Israel-Hamas War, the dangers of a second Trump presidency, and how snobby Hobby Lobby is trying to abort Hanukkah.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
04/12/2337m 11s

Trump Plaza Gaza (Episode 363)

On this week's podcast, Kevin, DJ and Rebekah discuss the ongoing conflict in the middle east, Biden's job approval ratings, Trump's use of the word "vermin" to describe his detractors, Joe Manchin as a spoiler, Elon Musk as a businessman, and what each of them is thankful for as they prepare for Thanksgiving.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
20/11/2342m 31s

The Vivek Edge (It's NOT What You Think!) [Episode 362)

This week's show asks what it means for Mike Johnson to be his son's porn "accountability partner" (Eww!) and we learn what TikTokers are saying about Vivek Ramaswamy and sex. (Double Eww!) Plus, Greg opines about GOP debate nachos and Rebekah raps a Hamiltonian warning about a government shutdown. That's right, rap music, porn talk and debate nachos – all on this week's MPU podcast!Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
13/11/2350m 21s

Moms For Liberty (Episode 361)

In this episode, the gang continues to discuss the war between Israel and Hamas and how it is affecting millions of Palestinians, then looks at this week's pivotal elections in Ohio, Kentucy, and Virginia, the outlook for Biden versus Trump next November, and takes a deep dive into the social-conservative group, Moms For Liberty. Featuring D.J. McGuire, Rebekah Chodoff Kuschmider, Kevin Kelton, and Greg Matusak.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
06/11/231h 2m

Return of the Fab Four (Episode 360)

This episode marks the return of longtime hosts and fan favorites DJ McGuire, Rebekah Kuschmider, Greg Matusak, and Kevin Kelton as they join forces once again to discuss the war in Israel, the new Speaker of the House, and the 2024 presidential race.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
30/10/2351m 17s

Meet a Recovered Conservative (Ep. 359)

This week, Greg and Kevin interview a woman who grew up as an Evangelical conservative Republican but has since moved to the left side of the political spectrum, as they discuss the latest Trump indictment, book banning, and how Democrats can talk to conservatives to break through the hyper-partisan divide.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
12/06/2335m 52s

We're Back! (Ep. 358)

Greg, Kevin and Joe return after a long hiatus to discuss where they've been for the last many months and what's happening in the news this week, including the 2024 primary season and the Surgeon General's new warning about social media. The episode ends with a discussion of new streaming series they've been watching and the llong, twisted journey of Kevin's new romance novel.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
29/05/2344m 7s

House of Cards (Ep. 357)

This week, the gang welcomes attorney and Republican activist John Frick to discuss the logjammed battle for the Speaker of the House and the new Netflix Addams Family spinoff, "Wednesday."Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
05/01/2332m 15s

Election Reflection (Ep. 356)

The gang discusses the midterm election results, then looks at Dave Chappelle's controversial "Saturday Night Live" monologue and the legacy of comedy club impresario Budd Friedman.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
15/11/2239m 1s

Civil War Reboot, Part 2 (Ep. 355)

This episode continues Kevin's conversation with LA Daily News columnist Doug McIntyre and TV producer Steve Leon as they discuss Trump's ongoing legal woes, Poland's offer to "host" U.S. nuclear weapons, how Republicans are reacting to Biden's efforts to thwart Russian imperialism, the history of American isolationism, and the role of media in today's political and cultural divide.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
25/10/2237m 26s

We Don't Need No Stinkin' Badges (Ep.354)

This week, Kevin, Greg and AJ talk about takeaways from the final January 6 Committee hearing; Sheriff Hershel Walker, Georgia Ranger; and the second season of "The Problem with Jon Stewart." The podcast ends with a salute to our theme song composer, Alan Kuehne.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
17/10/2228m 24s

Civil War Reboot (Ep. 353)

L.A. Daily News columnist Doug McIntyre and television producer Steve Leon join Kevin to look at the the J6 Oath Keepers trial, the history of political violence in America, and Doug's unusual radio confrontation with political black-ops mastermind Roger Stone. (First of two parts.)Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
07/10/2231m 34s

Art of the Steal (Ep. 352)

On this podcast, Kevin chats with TV producer Steve Leon and TV writer Mark Rappaport about the state of the world today, including a look at Donald Trump's mounting legal troubles and how that shakes up the 2024 primary field, Putin's massive troop call-up, and whether the practice of tipping should become a thing of the past.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
23/09/2237m 10s

Pillow Talk (Ep. 351)

The More Perfect Union kicks off its eighth season with an episode about the death of a queen, the rise of a queen consort, the death of Ken Starr and the Emmy Awards, the fall of Lindsey Graham, and the rise and death of The King, Elvis.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
14/09/2232m 59s

The Rehearsal (Ep. 350)

The gang celebrates their 350th podcast, looking at Biden's college debt forgiveness program, the DOJ affidavit explaining the Trump raid, and the streaming TV shows She-Hulk, Welcome to Wrexham, and the new Nathan Fielder HBO series, The Rehearsal.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
29/08/2249m 30s

Raid On En-Tubby (Ep. 349)

On this week's podcast, Kevin welcomes TV editor Maura Corey ("Manifest" and "Kevin Can Go F*** Himself") and Open Fire personality Charles Kaminski as they discuss the Trump Mar-a-lago document raid, the improving economy going into the midterms, and the TV series "Kevin Can Go F*** Himself" and "Yellowstone."Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
15/08/2246m 18s

Good News For A Change (Ep. 348)

This week, Greg and Joe are joined by AJ Strangebrew as they relish all the good news in the world these days, including the Alex Jones verdict, Biden's huge legislative win, Kansas voters rejecting an abortion ban, and the true feel good story of the year: the long-overdue demise of Aymen al-Zawahiri.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
09/08/2243m 58s

The View From Russia (Ep. 347)

This week, Kevin speaks to an Armenian woman who was living in Russia during its invasion of Ukraine and gets her unique perspective about Putin, Zelensky, the reasons behind the war, the sanctions, how the Russian people see Putin, and how Russian media is presenting the facts.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
27/07/2230m 0s

January 6th, The Miniseries (Ep. 346)

The MPU gang discusses the January 6th hearings (Greg's new favorite miniseries), the ongoing abortion debate, Jon Stewart for President, the latest Vince McMahon scandal, and new favorite binge shows, Blackish, Westworld, Dark, and The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent (starring Nicolas Cage).Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
11/07/2247m 13s

Wrestling with Sexual Harassment (Ep. 345)

This week, Joe and Ward discuss the latest sports controversy that saw WWE wrestling empresario Vince McMahon fired over accusations of sexual misconduct. Yes – sexual harassment in the wrestling workplace!Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
20/06/2223m 56s

Pride & Prejudice (Ep. 344)

This week's show covers June Pride Month, the first January 6 hearing, the Brett Kavanaugh assasssination threat, and new entertainment releases Top Gun and Ms. Marvel.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
13/06/2245m 17s

America's Active Shooter Craze (Ep. 343)

This week the MPU gang looks at the aftermath of the Uvaldi school shooting, the latest kerfuffles over Dave Chappelle and Ricky Gervais, and Kevin breaks some big news.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
28/05/2248m 29s

The Abortion Contortion (Ep 342)

This week the gang is rejoined by filmmaker Jennifer Peterson as they discuss the Buffalo mass shooting, Justice Alito's leaked decision to overturn Roe v Wade, Kendrick Lamar's new album, and the streaming TV series Our Flag Means Death, Severance, The Girl From Plainview, and The Staircase.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
16/05/2241m 58s

DC Follies: Funny Is Back (Ep. 341)

This week the MPU gang discusses the White House Correspondent's Dinner, Elon Musk buying Twitter, the push for student debt forgiveness, the HBO show Winning Time (about the rise of the LA Lakers dynasty) and the new comic book superhero series, Moon Knight.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
02/05/2240m 44s

Tiny Dancer: Jessica's Ballet Story (Ep. 340)

On this week's MPU podcast, Kevin interviews his fiancée, Jessica Wallraff, about what it's like to be an international ballerina at the age of 16. It's a very personal and revealing look at the life of a young woman driven by her passions and talents, and how it led to his new novel, "Pas de Deux."Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
17/04/2239m 59s

The Butcher of Bucha (Ep. 339)

This week's podcast looks at the latest in the Russian war on Ukraine, truths and falsehoods about the Hunter Biden laptop controversy, the confirmation of Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court, and some thoughts about Will Smith, Louis CK, and breakout comedian Jerrod Carmichael.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
11/04/2241m 2s

West Side Story (Ep. 338)

This week, AFI writer-director and animal justice advocate Jennifer Peterson joins the gang to discuss the slap heard 'round the world, plus a look at streaming series "After Life" and "Better Things," and a side-by-side analysis of West Side Story" 1 and 2. Whether you're a fan of the Robert Wise original or the Steven Spielberg remake, you'll want to hear this revealing discussion.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
02/04/2245m 41s

Basic Instinct at 30 (Ep.337)

This week the gang looks at the continuing war in Ukraine, the potential for a sustained new cold war, and the detention of WNBA player Brittany Griner. They also look at Covid's second birthday, the new HBO series "Minx," and the movie "Basic Instinct" at 30 years old.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
21/03/2243m 53s

Russian Tanks, Chinese Tires (Ep. 336)

This week, military logistics expert J.R. Roloff joins a discussion of the military chess game with Putin, Sean Hannity's rambling interview with Donald Trump, the silly and sad "People's Convoy" trucker protests, and the new HBO miniseries about the LA Lakers. A lively, fun forty minutes of chat.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
12/03/2240m 30s

The Polina Connection (Ep. 335)

This week, we hear what someone living inside Russia thinks of her country's invasion of Ukraine and take a look at how the war is being covered on American media.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
26/02/2239m 4s

From Rams to Reacher (Ep. 334)

This week the MPU gang look at the Super Bowl, the lack of diversity among NFL coaches, the fall of the Canadian trucker convoy, why Democrats should be nervous about replacing SCOTUS Associate Justice Stephen Breyer, and the television series "Reacher" and John Cena's "Peacemaker."Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
14/02/2232m 50s

Presidential Trivia (Ep. 333)

Author Rich Rubino joins the MPU gang to discuss his book on presidential trivia, the pending retirement of Supreme Court Associate Justice Stephen Breyer, the fallout following the Neil Young and Joni Mitchell Spotify protest over Joe Rogen's Covid misinformation shenanigans, the new Wordle crazy, and then the gang competes in a presidential trivia contest.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
31/01/2244m 52s

They Call Me Mr. Poo (Ep. 332)

Kevin, Greg and Ward welcome back podcasterJoe Siart to the roundtable as they discuss Joe Rogan and Glenn Beck taking on the medical experts and how Winnie the Poo ended up back in the public domain...sort of.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
17/01/2236m 27s

Remembering Bob and Sidney (Ep. 331)

This week the gang is joined by podcaster Joe Siart as they remember entertainers Bob Saget and Sidney Poitier, discuss the news of the week, and offer their reviews of "Don't Look Up" and "Being The Ricardos."Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
11/01/2237m 22s

Scale Back Better (Ep. 330)

The gang returns for a pre-Christmas roundtable that brings listeners up to date on some personal matters and then looks at the Covid-19 resurgance, Joe Manchin's knife in the back to Biden's Build Back Better agenda, and a look at the hit HBO drama, Succession.Kevin also plugs his new novel, "Super Vows" – which can be purchased online at https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/1120448Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
20/12/2151m 2s

Our Verdict on the Verdict (Ep. 329)

This week, Kevin, Greg and Ward discuss the Kyle Rittenhouse verdict, the passage of the Build Back Better bill in Congress, Kevin McCarthy's political ambitions, and the growing pandemic of surveys wherever you turn.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
22/11/2144m 16s

Cold Gun (Ep. 328)

Humor author Andy Wasif joins the panel to discuss his books about the Boston Red Sox, The Alec Baldwin "Rust" set shooting, threatened police walkouts in response to Covid vaccine mandates, the new rightwing "Let's Go Brandon" meme, and other news of the week.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
01/11/2137m 2s

Unsocial Media (Ep. 327)

This episode continues the conversation about Facebook and the pitfalls of social media. Linda Norrie guests.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
19/10/2139m 59s

Facebook Faceoff (Ep. 326)

This episode looks at the fallout from the whistleblower testimony about Facebook and Instagram, and the challenges of raising strong young women in a male-dominated society.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
11/10/2133m 31s

The Culture of Comedy (Ep. 325)

This episode takes a deep dive into the standup comedy world in a far-reaching interview with entertainment journalist Seth Simons. Topics include the boys club mentality that enables sexual misconduct; employment conditions for club comics; racism and cancel culture in the comedy universe; and the proliferation of so-called "conservative comedians" who often aren't real standup comedians nor funny.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
03/10/2152m 15s

From Condoms to the Constitution (Ep. 324)

This week, comedy journalist Seth Simons joins the roundtable as they look at the week in the news, including Matthew McConaughey's potential run for the governorship of Texas, the looming debt ceiling deadline, Rachel Maddow's new MSNBC contract, and the release of the new iPhone 13.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
28/09/2136m 27s

Tom Cruise to Ted Lasso (Ep. 323)

TV producer and podcaster Sue Kolinsky returns to the roundtable to discuss the Inspiration4 space mission, Covid boosters, the USA-France kerfuffle over submarines, an the latest TikTok craze, Devious Licks.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
20/09/2148m 38s

Season 7 Premier (Ep. 322)

The guys return for their seventh season of podcasts with a look at the new Texas abortion law, the Afghanistan pullout, and their predictions for the upcoming California gubenatorial recall election.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
07/09/2146m 28s

A Fairer Assessment of the Afghan Pullout (Ep. 321)

In this episode, Kevin methodically deconstructs the true facts of Biden's Afghanistan pullout and shows the blatant lies in the right wing's unfairly critical narrative. Then he takes a dispassionate look at his adopted state of Texas in the wake of its new abortion ban law and what it portends for Roe v. Wade.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
02/09/2147m 44s

Backstage Banter (Ep. 320)

In this "backstage" episode, actor Kenan Heppe returns with an after-the-podcast chat that covers aspects of his personal journey, including helping his father battle cancer, his love of piano and classical music, and more on what it's like to be a caucasian American actor working in China.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
16/08/2127m 26s

Season Finale (Ep. 319)

This week, financial pro Suzanne Robinson joins Kevin, Greg and Ward for the final MPU episode of the 2020-2021 season. Topics include the Andrew Cuomo scandal, Covid myths, taxing the bitcoin industry, and the ongoing tension between the more progressive, Medicare For All wing of the Democratic party and its more moderate lane.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
09/08/2153m 42s

Rightwing Bile for Biles (Ep. 318)

This week the MPU gang talks with podcaster Cailet Kovach, host of "The Dead Don't Lie" podcast, as they talk about the rightwing attack campaign against Olympian Simone Biles, Covid booster shots, Scarlett Johansson suing Disney, and Hunter Biden's controversial art show.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
02/08/2151m 15s

Cleveland, Clapton and Chocolate M&Ms (Ep. 317)

This week Greg and Kevin are joined by entrpreneur Linda Norrie as they look at the start of the summer Olympics, the new name for the (old) Cleveland Indians, Covid vaccine mandates on college campuses, and what everyone is binging on for summer television.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
26/07/2152m 6s

A Lens Into China (Ep. 316)

This week, actor Kenan Heppe talks about his experience as an American living and working in China for the last four years. Other topics include Cuba, living under communism, new sports in the summer Olympics, the controversy over disqualifying sprinter Sha'Carri Richardson for smoking weed, and the Trump-Bill O'Reilly "History Tour."Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
19/07/211h 1m

Billionaires in Space (Ep. 315)

This podcast looks at Sir Richard Branson's quick but expensive voyage into space and the United States's long and expensive voyage in Afghanistan. Then we turn our attention to the tenuous situation in Haiti, ranked choice voting in the New York City mayoral race, Trump at C-PAC, and potential good things that came out of the Covid pandemic. Sorry, though – no Eric Swalwell and no Joe Piscopo this week. You'll just have to accept us as we are.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
12/07/2144m 3s

What Does It Mean To Be Patriotic In America (Ep. 314)

On this Fourth of July episode, the guys discuss patriotism in America today, then look at justice in America through the lenses of the Cosby verdict and the indictments of Allen Weisselberg and the Trump Organization.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
05/07/2149m 59s

The Empire Air Strikes Back (Ep. 313)

Comedian Sue Kolinsky returns to the MPU roundtable to discuss the week in politics and pop culture, including discussions about NFL star Carl Nassib coming out and Britney Spears coming somewhat normal.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
28/06/2153m 10s

Batman in the Bedroom (Ep. 312)

This week producer Robyn Rosenfeld returns as the panel discusses Biden's rift with the Catholic Church, Bill Maher's rift with millennials, and Batman's X rated tryst with Catwoman.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
21/06/2150m 32s

Virtual Intimacy (Ep. 311)

This week, Kevin and Greg are joined once again by comedian Lily Khuu and first-time guest Eric Robinson, an associate professor of psychology at Baylor University, as the gang discusses everything from critical race theory to the Pentagon Papers to the new dating fad of virtual intimacy.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
14/06/2158m 31s

Fast & Furious About Taiwan (Ep. 310)

In this compilation episode the MPU gang talks about the controversy over Fast & Furious actor John Cena's comments about Taiwan and other news stories knocking around in the zeitgeist.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
07/06/2131m 6s

The One With The Friends Reunion (Ep. 309)

Asian-Latina American comedian Lily Khuu joins the round table again for a lively discussion about the Friends reunion TV special and other events in the news this week.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
31/05/2157m 31s

The Disinformation Highway (Ep. 308)

This week, documentary producer Robyn Rosenfeld joins the gang to discuss misinformation, disinformation, and the political war on science. Other topics include former President Obama's talk show hints about UFOs, Rick Santorum getting fired from CNN, and how the Covid pandemic has affected the arts.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
24/05/2155m 45s

The Great Unmasking (Ep. 307)

This episode introduces comedian Lily Khuu, a queer, multicultural, millennial who is hell-bent on providing more unique and relevant voices to the current pop culture climate. Lily and the guys discuss the latest CDC mask guidance, the wisdom of the escalating conflict between Israel and Hamas, and the landscape for LGBTQ rights in 2021.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
17/05/2154m 34s

Elon's Comin' Hide Your Heart Girl (Ep. 306)

This week the gang looks at Elon's Musk's turn as the host of SNL, the decision to keep Trump banned from Facebook, and whether the Biden infrastructure bill can be passed in its present form.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
10/05/2150m 19s

First Hundred Days and Years (Ep. 305)

This week the MPU hosts are joined by comedian Emily Galati in a wide-ranging conversation that covers life expectancy, the first hundred days of the Biden administration, Elizabeth Warren's new book, and the metamorphosis of the television sitcom.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
03/05/2138m 28s

Do Not Buy His Book! (Ep. 304)

This week's episode covers Bernie Madoff's legacy, John Boehner's book tour, and the twin pandemics of covid-19 and mass shootings.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
19/04/2135m 43s

The Whitest Hip Hop Episode Ever (Ep. 303)

This week the podcasters look at the week in the news, including the passing of DMX and the legacy of his music, the passing of Prince Phillip, the rights of transgender athletes, and how royalties and publishing rights have changed the music industry.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
12/04/2150m 57s

Bewitched vs. I Dream Of Jeannie (Ep. 302)

This week the guys talk about classic TV shows as well as current events involving Matt Gaetz, the Biden infrastructure plan, the MLB all-star game boycott of Georgia, the death of G. Gordon Liddy, and how to kill a man with a pencil. (Ooops!)Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
05/04/2147m 58s

Roaring Twenties (Ep. 301)

This week the MPU gang looks at Donald Trump's return to the public eye, the sad uptick in mass shootings, Republican attempts at voter suppression, and what it all portends for the 2020s and beyond.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
29/03/2148m 20s

Episode 300!

The MPU gang celebrates their 300th episode with some memories from the past, then look at the issues of the week, including violence against Asian Americans, the influx of unaccompanied minors at the border, staffers fired from the White House for smoking weed in their past, and the Snyder cut of Justice League.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
22/03/2147m 53s

Everybody Loves Covid (Ep. 299)

This week's podcast marks the one year anniversary of the Covid crisis and lockdowns. The gang also looks at President Biden's approval ratings, the competition for college admissions in the post-Covid era, the GOP's assault on voting rights, where we are a year after the police shooting of Breonna Taylor, the Derek Chauvin trial, and the uproar over Harry and Meghan's interview with Oprah.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
15/03/2146m 11s

Dr. Seuss Abuse (Ep. 298)

This week's podcast covers the Dr. Seuss kerfuffle, whether Andrew Cuomo should resign or not, the good and the bad in the Covid-19 Relief package, mask burning rallies in Idaho, the hosts' stories of trying to get their Covid vaccines, and what Walter Cronkite might be like if he was broadcasting the news today.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
08/03/2138m 28s

Cancel Culture (Ep. 297)

This week, comedian Larry XL joins the gang again to discuss CPAC, Woody Allen versus Mia Farrow, cancel culture, and the nebulous future of the $15/hour minimum wage.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
01/03/2138m 24s

Black History Month (Ep. 296)

This week the gang is joined by comedian Larry Nichols (aka Larry XL) to discuss Black History Month. Also covered: the big freeze that hit Texas and other states, the politics of energy, the passing of Rush Limbaugh, and ex-President Trump's return to the public spotlight.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
22/02/2145m 51s

Fired By Robocall (Ep. 295)

This week's podcast looks ahead to the senate impeachment trial of Donald Trump, a discussion of who should be in line to get the coronavirus vaccine next, some joy over Lou Dobbs being dumped by Fox Business News, and the best and worst ways to find out you've been fired.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
08/02/2152m 19s

Space Lasers (Ep. 294)

This week's podcast covers the Myanmar coup and what it means for the USA, the Covid-19 relief package negotiations, the upcoming impeachment trial, the death battle between Reddit and hedge funds, and the one issue that seems to create true partisanship across the political spectrum.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
01/02/2147m 16s

Rolex-gate (Ep. 293)

This week the gang looks at the Biden inaugural and the kick off of the new administration.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
25/01/2149m 24s

The Final Days (Ep. 292)

Joined by a Gen Z public policy student at American University in DC, the gang looks at the final days of the Trump Administration and what to expect from the coming senate impeachment trial and Biden's first hundred days.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
18/01/2151m 0s

Seditious Minds (Ep. 291)

This episodes looks at the Capitol Hill riot and what it portends for the Biden administration and beyond.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
11/01/2149m 15s

Georgia On Everyone's Mind (Ep. 290)

This week singer Sally Kuehne joins the gang to talk about the latest controversial Trump tape, the Georgia senate run-off races, the looming Electoral College showdown, and our favorite new streaming series.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
04/01/2146m 41s

Year In Review (Ep. 289)

This week, Greg, Ward and Kevin take a look at 2020 in review and how Facebook is bungling it's much ballyhooed efforts to police hate speech.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
28/12/2054m 0s

Night Court Reboot (Ep. 288)

This episode features Greg, Kevin, Ward, and Kevin's son, Max, who talks about what it's like to be recent college graduate in the time of coronavirus. Then the gang looks at the news of the week and finishes with a look at the new Night Court reboot seen through the eyes of a former Night Court writer.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
21/12/201h

Sue Kolinsky talks Ellen and The Osbournes, Part 2 (Ep. 287)

In part two of our interview with comedian and TV producer Sue Kolinsky, she reveals some inside tidbits about performking at The Comedy Store and working with Mitzi Shore, Ellen DeGeneres, The Osbournes, actor Corey Haim, comedian Robert Schimmel, writing for Sex and the City, and what it's like to produce reality television shows.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
13/12/2053m 49s

The BLM Car (Ep. 286)

An interview with the Texas man whose car bears the names of over 1500 black people who've been killed by police.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
06/12/2038m 8s

Sue Kolinsky, Part 1 (Ep. 285)

Comedian and "The Osbournes" producer Sue Kolinsky joins the MPU gang to discuss current events and some backstage insights into the TV and movie industries. This is Part 1 of a two-part episode.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
01/12/2042m 19s

Inside The Biden-sphere (Ep. 284)

This week, Greg and Kevin look possible Biden Cabinet appointments, why Bernie would be a poor choice at Labor, the national embarrassment of the Trump legal team, and what TV commercials for Coronavirus vaccines might look like.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
23/11/2043m 42s

Election Afterglow (Ep. 283)

This week's podcast looks at Trump's continuing effort to contest the election results and a deeper dive into the list of Republican senators who could be drafted into the Biden cabinet, thereby allowing their state's Democratic governor to pick their replacement.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
16/11/2052m 49s

Biden Boogaloo (Ep. 282)

This week the gang looks at the 2020 election results, how the world responded to Biden's win, and do a deep dive at what it means for the nation and the Democratic party. Toward the end, DJ and Kevin hit on a brilliantly devious way that Joe Biden can flip the senate blue even without winning the runoff elections in Georgia.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
09/11/201h 8m

Election D-Day (Ep. 281)

On this week's podcast, the gang handicaps the presidential election and the world it will portend.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
02/11/2047m 50s

Mr. Borat Goes to Washington (Ep.280)

This week's podcast looks at the final presidential debate, the panic among Democrats about potential post-election GOP shenanigans, and how Sacha Baron Cohen may have just helped make Joe Biden president.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
25/10/2056m 41s

October Surprise (Ep. 279)

This episode covers the Trump and Biden dualing townhalls, the state of the race with two weeks left, and everything that's wrong with the "October Surprise" of the Hunter Biden faux email scandal.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
19/10/2049m 12s

The Regenerator (Ep. 278)

This episode looks at the president's return to the campaign trail after his Covid vacation, the Amy Coney Barrett confirmation hearings, and whether Trump can revive his sinking campaign.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
12/10/2053m 54s

The Oval Covid Ward (Ep. 277)

This episode covers the first presidential debate, reactions to Trump's Covid-19 diagnosis, and how North Carolina Democrat Cal Cunningham's sexting scandal could affect the battle for control of the senate.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
05/10/2040m 23s

A Post-Election Battle Plan (Ep. 276)

Topics include how Joe Biden and the Democratic party should fight back against attempts to overthrow the will of the people in November, the upcoming presidential debate, and how Senate Democrats should go about questioning SCOTUS nominee Amy Coney Barrett during her confirmation hearing.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
28/09/2053m 41s

Life Post-RBG (Ep. 275)

This week the gang discusses what the world will be like in the aftermath of Ruth Bader Ginsburg's passing, the future of the ACA and Roe v. Wade, the presidential campaign in the shadow of the upcoming confirmation battle, and the Emmy Awards in the time of Covid-19.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
21/09/2052m 35s

Don't Tape Me, Bro! (Ep. 274)

This episode looks at the new Bob Woodward book and Trump's audio tape confessions, the potential sale of TikTok to Oracle and what that could mean for the popular social media platform, and the state of the presidential race as we march toward the debates.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
14/09/2050m 50s

Boater Fraud (Ep. 273)

This episode looks at the ill-fated Trump boat parade and the president's reportedly dismissive comments about military veterans and soldiers who died in battle.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
07/09/2057m 19s

Uncivil War (Ep. 272)

This episode looks at the aftermath of the Republican Convention and dual protest shooting deaths in Portland and Kenosha.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
31/08/2047m 58s

The Honorable Tom Selleck (Ep. 271)

This MPU episode assesses the Democratic Convention and what to expect from the Republican Convention...with a little help from Magnum P.I. himself.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
24/08/2051m 58s

The Democratic Un-Convention (Ep. 270)

In this episode, entertainment industry veterans Paul Block and Ward Anderson join the panel to preview the Democratic National Convention and wedge issues that are heating up the campaign.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
17/08/2055m 0s

Executive Orders and Wet Ass P*ssies (Ep. 269)

This week, the hosts look at why Trump's latest executive orders will not advance the cause of pandemic relief and why Cardi B's new song about women's sexual power advances modern day feminism.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
10/08/2043m 58s

The Ted Bundy Recession (Ep. 268)

This week the gang talks about Trump's threat to delay the election, how and why the the postmaster general is trying to weaken the postal service, the demon sperm doctor who endorsed hydroxychloroquine, how Louie Gohmert is capitalizing on having Covid-19, and the hosts make their best guesses as to why Joe Biden's vp announcement was delayed.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
03/08/2051m 42s

Bitches Get Stuff Done (Ep. 267)

This week's podcast covers the escalating tensions on the streets of Portland and Seattle, Kim Kardashian's comments about Kanye's bipolar disorder, Johnny Depp versus Amber Heard, and AOC's perfect takedown of Ted Yoho.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
27/07/2043m 48s

Portlandia (Ep. 266)

This week's podcast looks at the highly suspicious federal agents being unleashed on the streets of Portland and the highly suspicious President being unleashed on Chris Wallace and Fox News.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
20/07/2050m 57s

Covid Hits Home (Ep. 265)

This week, as the coronavirus rips through the nation, everyone seems to know someone who's been personally affected by Covid-19, including the More Perfect Union family.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
13/07/2059m 21s

Fundraising Fireworks (Ep. 264)

This week's podcast looks at the Conway family feud, the latest campaign fundraising numbers, Trump's bipolar phone calls with world leaders, and the Covid-19 economy.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
06/07/2047m 19s

Black Actors Matter (Ep. 263)

This week's podcast looks at the face mask culture wars, Joe Biden's ever expanding lead in the polls, how Hollywood finally came around to the idea of casting diverse characters with diverse actors and actresses, and a look at the newest social media political platform: Parler.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
29/06/2048m 53s

TikTok Carnage (Ep. 262)

This week's podcast looks at Trump's disappointing Tulsa rally turnout, the new John Bolton book, and how the Supreme Court continues to defy expectations with surprisingly fair-minded decisions.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
22/06/2048m 2s

Black Voices Matter (Ep. 261)

This week's podcast looks at the powerful voices of comedians Dave Chappelle, Jay Pharoah and other celebrities in the black community, and the now unfortunate voice of JK Rowling as it relates to the trans community. Then we turn our attention to all things politics as the growing chasm between Donald Trump and Joe Biden.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
15/06/2054m 46s

Lady G (Ep. 260)

This week's podcast features comedian Ward Anderson as he and the gang discuss the ongoing Black Lives Matter protests and some common misconceptions about the 2020 presidential race.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
08/06/2046m 28s

The Protests Pandemic (Ep. 259)

This week's podcast looks at the outbreak of protests following the death of George Floyd at the hands of the police, and how the coronavirus pandemic is playing out in each of the hosts' states.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
01/06/2053m 47s

Killer Haircut (Ep. 258)

This week's podcast looks at President Trump's dark conspiracy theories about Joe Scarborough, vote-by-mail fraud and Obamagate; Joe Biden's verbal blunder about black voters who might prefer Trump over him; and how Bernie Sanders could be inadvertently helping Biden by keeping his name on primary ballots.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
25/05/2046m 27s

Unmasking America (Ep. 257)

This week's podcast hosts a spirited discussion of the latest Trump Friday Night Massacre, Michael Flynn, Justin Amash, Eric Trump, and the Facebook avatar craze.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
18/05/2053m 23s

Obama Speaks (Ep.256)

This week's episode looks at former President Obama's controversial conference call remarks about the current administration and how each of the hosts is experiencing social distancing in their communities.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
11/05/2053m 46s

Trust But Verify (Ep. 255)

04/05/2055m 20s

Bleach Blonde (Ep. 254)

The week's podcast introduces DJ's wife, Ora, as she joins the gang to disinfect the week in coronavirus news.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
27/04/2036m 47s

Biden Endorsements Galore (Ep. 253)

This MPU podcast catches up with the 2020 presidential race as Democrats line up to endorse Joe Biden. Then the hosts look at the week in the world of Coronavirus.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
20/04/2053m 22s

School's Out (Forever?) [Ep.252]

This episode looks at how the coronavirus will affect schools, the economic recovery, and the 2020 presidential election.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
13/04/2046m 25s

Unemployment Pandemic (Ep. 251)

This episode dives deep into the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic and the controversial decision to hold the Wisconsin primary during that state's stay-at-home lockdown. Then the hosts share what necessities of life they have learned to buy online while sheltering in place.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
07/04/2056m 39s

Gimme Shelter In Place (Ep. 250)

This episode looks at the new shelter-in-place culture and then answers the burning Bernie Bros. question, "where's Joe Biden?" (Hint: you're not looking hard enough.)Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
31/03/2050m 10s

1918 Or 1929? (Ep. 249)

This episodes looks at the Trump administration's response to the coronavirus outbreak and the status of the Democratic primary race in a Covid-19 world.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
24/03/2051m 36s

But He Persisted (Ep. 248)

This episode looks ahead at the primaries in Florida, Illinois, Arizona and (maybe) Ohio, and other news that isn't necessarily about Trump or Covid-19.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
17/03/2048m 11s

VP Stakes (Ep. 247)

This week's podcast looks at the two man race between Biden and Sanders, who would make a good VP choice for Joe, how the CoronaVirus could change the way we live, and the long-term impact of Trump's new truce deal with the Taliban.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
10/03/2041m 59s

Return of the Biden (Ep. 246)

This week's podcast looks ahead to Super Tuesday and the Biden endorsement surge.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
03/03/2037m 35s

Goin' To Carolina (Ep. 245)

This week's podcast looks ahead to the South Carolina primary and Super Tuesday.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
25/02/2041m 1s

President Rick Santorum (Ep. 244)

This week's episode looks at Attorney General Bill Barr's moves to reward Trump's friends and the state of the Democratic primary race.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
18/02/2020m 30s

Tweaking Mitch McConnell's Balls (Ep. 243)

This podcast looks at the senate impeachment vote, the results of the Iowa caucuses, and the shape of the Democratic race. Plus you'll learn why Mitch McConnell got his very own episode title!Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
11/02/2036m 56s

Iowa App Issues (Ep. 242)

This week's episode covers the confusion surrounding the Iowa caucuses, the imminent acquittal in the senate impeachment, and how the hosts reacted to the Super Bowl half-time show controversy.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
05/02/2031m 52s

One Week To Iowa (Ep. 241)

This episode looks at the ongoing senate impeachment trial of Donald Trump, the final days before the Iowa caucus, the Coronavirus, and the public response to the sudden passing of Kobe Bryant.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
28/01/2037m 13s

Inside Iowa (Ep. 240)

In this podcast episode, former SNL cast member Gary Kroeger talks about what it's like inside an Iowa caucus and then joins the gang to look ahead to the senate impeachment trial of Donald John Trump.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
21/01/2042m 17s

Hot Dog Eating Contest (Ep. 239)

In this episode the MPU gang looks at the upcoming impeachment trial, Trump's Iran brouhaha, the Iowa caucuses, and their choices for the Oscars.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
14/01/2042m 1s

The Three B's (Ep. 238)

This episode features discussions about the new hostilities with Iran, whether it's good for Democrats to have John Bolton testify at the senate impeachment trial, and what it means now that Biden, Buttigieg and Bernie (the three B's) have risen to the top in Iowa.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
07/01/2034m 19s

The Aaron Sorkin President (Ep. 237)

This week, Rebekah and DJ fly solo as they discuss the impeachment standoff, the latest Democratic debate, the person running to be the Aaron Sorkin president, and how the evangelical right has been co-opted by the conservative right (or vice versa).Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
24/12/1954m 58s

Saying The Quiet Part Out Loud (Ep. 236)

The MPU gang wraps up 2019 with a look at the pending senate impeachment trial, the rumored China trade deal, and the winnowing of the Democrats' presidential debate stage. The hosts end their final 2019 podcast with a personal glimpse at their wishes for the holiday season and year to come.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
17/12/1944m 33s

Impeachment Carols (Ep.235)

In this episode, Greg returns as the gang banters about the articles of impeachment and how the loss of Kamala Harris affects the Democratic primary field.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
12/12/1947m 38s

More Perfect Monologues (Ep. 234)

In this special episode, each of the MPU hosts speaks directly to you about issues that have been on their minds over the Thanksgiving holiday.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
03/12/1913m 30s

DJ ❤️ Mayor Mike (Ep. 233)

This episodes covers Trump's interference with Navy discipline, the closing testimony in the House Intelligence Committee's impeachment hearings, the recent Democratic debate, and DJ's latest crush on a candidate.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
25/11/1955m 10s

Roger Stone Table Dance (Ep. 232)

This MPU podcast episode looks at Roger Stone’s conviction, the latest impeachment testimony, new twists in the 2020 primary race, and how the latest high school shooting affected the hosts personally.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
20/11/1945m 53s

OK Boomer (Ep. 231)

This week's podcast looks ahead to the opening of the public impeachment inquiry, the entry of Michael Bloomberg into the Democratic primary race, the new education plans proposed by Pete Buttigieg and Kamala Harris, and what the "OK boomer" culture war is really about.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
12/11/1948m 27s

Pathological Liar (Ep. 230)

This episode talks about how Democrats can use Trump's documented pathology of lying to their electoral advantage, the latest from the primary campaigns, and what the outcomes of this week's statewide elections can portend for the 2020 race.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
05/11/1949m 7s

The I-vote Cometh (Ep. 229)

On this week’s podcast, the hosts discuss the sad sagas of Katie Hill, Harvey Weinstein, Trump versus Pelosi, and the GOP candidate who's shoplifting America’s heart.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
29/10/1950m 10s

Repackaging Medicare For All (Ep. 228)

This episode covers Trump's sellout of the Kurds, John Bolton's sellout of Rudy Giuliani, Mitch McConnell's sellout of Thanksgiving, DJ's sellout of Christmas music, and Kevin's attempt to sell Medicare For All,Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
22/10/1950m 32s

Rudy's Partners In Crimea (Ep. 227)

This MPU episode covers the Turkish incursion into Syria and what ethnic cleansing of the Kurds might look like, Rudy's unfortunate Ukrainian pals and what a straw donor scheme might look like, Trump's growing impeachment headaches and what a senate impeachment trial might look like, what the fourth Democratic debate might look like, and AOC's 30th birthday and what a $300 haircut actually does look like.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
15/10/1943m 43s

Whistleblowers-palooza (Ep. 226)

This episode covers developments in the impeachment imbroglio and the latest on the Democratic primary campaign trail.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
07/10/1941m 58s

Impeachment Cobbler (#225)

This week's episode the gang discusses the obvious implications of the Ukraine scandal and we are joined by our new social media coordinator, Sarabeth.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
01/10/1949m 18s

Ukraine - Gate (Ep #224)

This week's More Perfect Union podcast has us trying to get to the bottom of the Ukraine-Gate and takes a look this week's changes in the Democratic Primary race. Also DJ tries to explain interest rates to Greg (and fails).Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
23/09/1939m 32s

The Three Hour Debate (Ep. 223)

In this podcast the MPU gang looks back at the third Democratic primary debate, the Iran attack on Saudi oil fields, Trump’s continued parade of corruption, and how the Felicity Huffman, Brett Kavanaugh and Shane Gillis controversies are redefining justice in America.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
17/09/1944m 52s

Spy Games (Ep. 222)

This episode covers the fallout from the burned Russian spy, how the Trump administration is dangerously rewriting the rules of federal agency independence, and what to look for (and not look for) in the upcoming Democratic debate.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
10/09/1948m 30s

"F" The Gun Culture (Ep. 221)

On the heels of yet another mass shooting in Texas, the More Perfect Union hosts discuss the second amendment, the rationale for hunting as a sport, and how to take on the out-of-control gun culture in this country. Then they turn their sights on the 2020 primaries and the rest of the week in Trumplandia, then finish with a look at Dave Chappell's new Netflix special and the state of standup comedy in the #metoo era.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
02/09/1955m 23s

Nuking Hurricanes (Ep. 220)

In this episode the MPU gang discusses Trump's antics at the G7 summit, his idea about nuking hurricanes, and the latest entree into the Republican presidential primary contest.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
26/08/1941m 47s

Buying Greenland (Ep. 219)

This week the MPU gang takes on the idea of buying Greenland, Ken Cuccinelli's idea of what the Statue of Liberty means, And Stephen Miller's idea of what being ruthlessly Machiavellian means.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
19/08/1952m 19s

The Orphan Photo Op (Ep. 218)

This week the gang discusses Trump's "consoler-in-chief" trips to El Paso and Dayton, the Jeffrey Epstein suicide conspiracies, and how they deal with political differences in their own families.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
12/08/1944m 49s

Cold Civil War (Ep. 217)

This episode looks at the aftermath of the back-to-back mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, the second round of Democratic debates, the sudden stock market correction after China devalued its currency, and the Democrats' chances of retaking the senate in 2020.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
06/08/1931m 25s

Debate Nachos (Ep. 216)

30/07/1942m 4s

Debate Nachos (Ep. 216)

In this episode the gang talks about the aftermath of Robert Mueller's congressional testimony, Trump's racist attacks on Elijah Cummings and Baltimore, what they expect in the new round of Democratic debates, and the secret ingredient in Greg's world-famous debate nachos.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
30/07/1941m 45s

Mr. Mueller Goes To Washington (Ep. 215)

This week the gang talks about the impending Mueller testimony, what the public doesn't understand about Medicare For All, the propensity for convicted sex offenders to end up in the Trump orbit, and why FaceApp is the #1 menace to society.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
23/07/1950m 31s

Birther 2.0 (Ep. 214)

This episode covers President Trump's feud with four progressive congresswomen, Nancy Pelosi's feud with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortezi, Alex Acosta's feud with his own Jeffrey Epstein plea bargain, and Tom Steyer's feud with logic and reason.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
16/07/1945m 27s

Whole Lotta Shakin' (Ep. 213)

This week, the MPU gang discusses the California earthquakes, Trump's rain-soaked military parade, and the latest developments in the 2020 presidential race.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
08/07/1950m 49s

Debating the Debates (Ep. 212)

This week, the MPU gang looks at the first set of Democratic debates and Trump's international diplomatic travels.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
01/07/1954m 20s

Biden v. Booker (Ep. 211)

This week, the gang looks at Trump's backpedal on Iran, Joe Biden's segregation revelation, and a give their preview of the upcoming Democratic debates.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
24/06/1954m 41s

Opposition Research (Ep. 210)

This week, the MPU gang discusses Trump's comments about accepting opposition research from foreign governments, Sarah Sanders leaving the White House, and the four year anniversary of Trump's 2015 escalator ride into history.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
17/06/1958m 40s

Trade War Retreat (Ep. 209)

This week, the gang talks about the end of the threatened trade war with Mexico, the Trump family's visit to England, the latest turns in the 2020 Democratic primary race, and they share some very personal anecdotes from their non-political lives.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
10/06/1957m 7s

Life After Mueller (Ep. 208)

Portland radio personality Carl Wolfson joins the gang to discuss Robert Mueller's press conference, the state of the trade wars, the state of the Democratic primary race, potential primary challenges for Trump, and LGBT Pride Month.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
03/06/1949m 21s

Reproductive Justice (Ep. 206)

On this episode, Kevin, DJ, Greg, and Rebekah discuss the latest assault on Roe v. Wade, the Trump v. China trade war, and the primary campaign prospects of Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
20/05/1959m 0s

A Mother's Day Brother's Day (Ep. 205)

This special Mother's Day episode features each host talking about their Mother's Day plans, their families, and a political issue that's been on each of their minds this week.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
11/05/1936m 55s

Barr Room Brawl (Ep. 204)

On this week's podcast, Greg, DJ and Rebekah chat with comedian John Wing about the Barr hearings and the rest of the week in politics.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
06/05/1953m 56s

The Acrimony Primary (Ep. 203)

This week's "More Perfect Union" podcast features comedian and radio personality Carl Wolfson as we discuss Joe Biden entering the Democratic primary race and what that portends for the 2020 election.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
29/04/1958m 0s

I Spy With My Little FBI (Ep. 201)

This episode covers Attorney General William Barr's testimony about the FBI spying on the Trump campaign, Pete Buttigieg's official entry into the 2020 primary race, what it means to be a "millionaire" running for president, and alleged billionaire Donald Trump's latest assault on asylum seekers and sanctuary cities.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
15/04/1948m 38s

Our 200th Show! (Ep. 200)

This week, the MPU hosts celebrate their 200th broadcast by reflecting on the week in politics. They also talk about the history of the podcast, let us meet their families, and share some fun surprises along the way.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
08/04/191h

Special Olympics & Special Sandwiches (Ep. 199_b)

This short podcast serves as a prequel for the upcoming 200th More Perfect Union episode, covering Betsy DeVos and her attack on the Special Olympics.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
01/04/1915m 12s

Life After Mueller (Ep. 199)

On this week’s episode, the gang does a post-mortem on the findings of the Mueller Report and its impact on the 2020 election, the once-rumored pairing of Joe Biden and Stacey Abrams, and whether Pete Buttigieg could emerge as a real 2020 contender.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
25/03/1949m 19s

College Daze (Ep. 198)

This week the MPU gang talks about the college admissions cheating scandal, the rise of white nationalism, and Beto O'Roarke's entrance into the 2020 Democratic primary field.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
18/03/1944m 51s

A Blameless Life (Ep. 197)

This episode looks at the Paul Manafort sentencing surprise, the latest turns in the Democratic primary race, what's behind Chelsea Manning's refusal to testify against Julian Assange, and Rebekah puts forth a strong feminist view on a woman's right to control her own body.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
10/03/1948m 26s

The Cohen Mutiny (Ep. 196)

This week the gang discusses Michael Cohen's public congressional testimony and offer up their dream tickets for the Democratic nomination.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
04/03/1943m 54s

Waiting for the Man (Ep. 195)

This week the gang speculates on the Mueller Report and why it most likely won't be the toothless "dud" that some cable news talking heads are claiming it could be.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
25/02/1940m 1s

Hanging with Mr. Trump (Ep. 194)

This week, Kevin, Greg and Rebekah are joined by standup comedian Bruce Smirnoff, who regales them with stories about his 48 hours hanging out with Donald Trump.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
18/02/1950m 7s

Agreement In Principle (Ep. 193)

This week, the gang is joined by comedian Ward Anderson, as they look at Democrats' annoying habit of taking the high road, Virginian politicians' annoying habit of wearing blackface, U.S. senators' annoying habit of running for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, and Jeff Bezos's annoying habit of emailing pics of his "junk."Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
12/02/1949m 34s

Blackface About-face (Ep. 192)

The gang discusses the Gov. Ralph Northam blackface scandal, the latest entrees into the 2020 presidential race, the many confusing definitions of Medicare For All, and what's behind Trump's sudden turnaround on the nuclear non-proliferation treaty.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
04/02/1948m 42s

Indicting the Stone (Ep. 191)

This MPU episode looks at the aftermath of the shutdown battle, Roger Stone's indictment in the Mueller Investigation, Bernie Sanders' imminent announcement about his run for president, and whether Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz could shake up – and mess up – the 2020 campaign.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
28/01/1942m 1s

BuzzFeed Buzzkill (Ep. 190)

This week's More Perfect Union podcast takes a look inside the mind of Donald Trump, the latest on who's in and who's out of the 2020 presidential primaries, how Robert Mueller put the buzzkill on BuzzFeed News, and the controversial Gillette ad about "Toxic Masculinity."Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
21/01/1947m 50s

Ladies First (Ep. 189)

This week's episode looks at the first set of Democratic candidates to announce for the 2020 presidential primary race, how Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is beating her critics on social media, the various nicknames for Donald Trump's "manhood," and how the walls of the Russia probe are closing in on Trump.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
15/01/1949m 1s

Shutdown Showdown Hoedown (Ep. 188)

This MPU episode looks at the ongoing showdown between President Trump and the new Democratic congressional majority over his demand for $5.7 billion for his border wall/steel slats/fence/drones/security/whatever, watching Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez dance on the top marginal tax rate, and Elizabeth Warren's first week on the presidential campaign trail.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
07/01/1947m 26s

Rebekah Womansplains It All (Ep. 187)

This week, The More Perfect Union presents a special New Year's eve mini-episode where Rebekah takes on the guys without interruptions or mansplaining. If 2018 was the year of the woman, this is the MPU podcast of the woman.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
31/12/185m 15s

Mexican Standoff (Ep. 186)

This episode looks at the partial government shutdown and who will emerge victorious, the Go Fund Me drive to help fund the border wall, Trump's plan to withdraw troops from Syria and Afghanistan, and the looming war between Bernie and Beto for the soul of the Democratic left.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
24/12/1850m 1s

Trump Train Wreck (Ep. 185)

This episode looks at the legal asault on Obamacare, the looming government shutdown, the continuing tragedy on the southern border, and the latest in the Robert Mueller Russia probe. Plus check out our Number 1 ranking on podranker.com/political-podcasts Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
17/12/1833m 32s

Looking Back: An MPU Retrospective (Ep. 184)

This special retrospective episode looks back at the early days of the More Perfect Union podcast from our very first podcast in September 2015 through the end of 2016, with clips that cover the rise of Trump, chaos in the GOP campaign, and the Hillary-Bernie battle for the soul of the Democratic party.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
03/12/1851m 46s

Border Disorder (Ep. 183)

This episode looks at the tragic chaos at the southern border, the comical chaos of the Trump administration, and the looming chaos of the 2020 Democratic presidential primaries.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
26/11/1846m 44s

Election Reform (Ep. 182)

This week's podcast looks at the fallout from the midterms, some possible ways to improve the U.S. election process, Trump's Jim Acosta banning debacle, crazy conspiracies surrounding Michael Avenatti, and rumors about Condi Rice and the Cleveland Browns.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
19/11/1846m 54s

The Next Big Battle (Ep. 181)

This episode looks at the results of the 2018 midterms and what could be coming in their aftermath. Then the hosts muse about a new dating app for Trump supporters and what a dating profile there might sound like.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
12/11/1847m 15s

Midterm Madness (Episode 180)

The MPU hosts make their final predictions about the midterms and what the world will look like post-midterms no matter which party prevails.And here's a link to Feedspot Blog Reader that ranked The More Perfect Union the #20 political podcast in the universe (or at least, The Milky Way). https://blog.feedspot.com/political_podcasts/ Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
05/11/1851m 45s

Bring Back The Balance (Ep. 179)

In this episode the gang talks about the role of social media in the horrific violence of last week and in our devolving political discourse, Trump's Hillary-esque problem with non-secure cell phones, and the best way for voters to help bring back the balance in our national politics.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
29/10/1845m 31s

Uncivil War (Ep. 178)

This week's podcast looks at the final days of the midterm campaign in the age of incivility, Trump's assault on transgender and non-binary individuals, and how a Medicare Buy-In program could be the pathway to single payer Medicare-For-All without the onerous tax burden. Then the gang muses about Elizabeth Warren's prospects for 2020 and Hillary Clinton's prospects for anonymity.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
22/10/1852m 0s

Kanye, Taylor, Elvis & Alec (Ep. 177)

This episode covers the tightening midterm polls and what they portend for Democrats in November and beyond, Kanye's weird White House visit, Taylor Swift's entry into politics, the Fox News obsession with Maxine Waters and "angry mobs," and the potentially dangerous effect of Alec Baldwin's SNL Trump impression on the electorate. Plus Kevin reveals the secret reason he missed last week's show.  Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
15/10/1845m 17s

Brett and the Giant Im-Peach (Ep.176)

This week's episode of the MPU podcast looks at the possible fallout of the Kavanaugh appointment to the Supreme Court. We also discuss Trump's foreign policy plan (or lack of one) and finally we talk about the best way to protest that won't offend your conservative friends and family.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
07/10/1842m 50s

Judging the Judge (Ep. 175)

This episode of the MPU podcast looks at the dual testimonies of Judge Brett Kavanaugh and Prof. Christine Blasey Ford, where things go from here, and cool Go Fund Me ideas for our political times. Brought to you by Blinkist.com – the app that makes reading easy. Use promo code blinkist.com/union to start your free seven day trial.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
01/10/1855m 37s

He Said, THEY Said (Ep. 174)

This week the gang speaks to Naseem Makiya, CEO of OutVote.com, a new app designed to help people get their friends and contacts out to vote in the midterms. Then the conversation turns to the latest Rod Rosenstein controversy, the new accuser in the Brett Kavanaugh saga, and new suggestions for Ben & Jerry's politically themed flavors.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
24/09/1839m 23s

Manafort Flips (Ep. 173)

This week's episode looks at Paul Manafort's felonious flip, Bret Kavanaugh's high school harassment allegations, Nikki Haley's costly curtains controversy, and GOP mega-donors who are walking away fro the Republican party.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
17/09/1843m 2s

25th Amendment (Ep. 172)

This episode covers how the Anonymous op-ed is being used by the media, how the 25th Amendment #TFA hashtag is used by the White House staff, how Trump campaign aid George Papadopoulos was used by the Russians, how SCOTUS nominee Brett Kavanaugh was used by Cory Booker and Kamala Harris, how President Obama is is being used by Democrats and Republicans, and how Serena Williams is being used by the #MeToo movement.And here's the link to Part 2 of Kevin's interview about his years writing for "Saturday Night Live" and other TV series. http://thatweekinsnl.libsyn.com/a-conversation-with-kevin-kelton-part-2Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
10/09/1840m 23s

The 60 Day Rule (Ep. 171)

This week the gang debates the impact of the Justice Department's 60 day rule on the midterms and the Mueller investigation, the Florida governor's race, Colin Kaepernick's new Nike deal, the fallout from Louis CK's surprise comeback performance, the push to rename the Senate Office Building after John McCain, and which historic senators are also worthy of having a DC building named after them. And here's the link to hear Part 1 of Kevin's interview about writing for "Saturday Night Live": http://thatweekinsnl.libsyn.com/a-conversation-with-kevin-kelton-part-1Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
04/09/1851m 35s

Not-So-Super Delegates (Ep. 170)

This episode looks at the legacy of John McCain, the latest legal developments threatening to sink the Trump presidency, and how the DNC has changed its superdelegate rules to help win back the hearts and souls of progressive Democrats.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
27/08/1846m 22s

Verdicts and Plea Bargains (Ep. 169)

This special episode of The More Perfect Union podcast looks at the upshot of the Paul Manafort guilty verdicts and the Michael Cohen plea bargain.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
22/08/1831m 39s

Clown Parade (Ep. 168)

This episode looks at the demise of beloved Trump's military parade, Rudy Giuliani's "truth is not truth" gaffe, Trump's security clearance disappearing act, Omarosa's continuing tale of the tapes, the dust-up over whether Russia hacked into Florida's election system, and Stormy Daniels' attorney Michael Avenatti's lapdance toward 2020.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
19/08/1856m 7s

The Further Adventures of SPACE FORCE (Ep. 167)

This week the guys look at the recent primary results, the innate racism of the 'Unite The Right' marches, the prospects for seeing Robert Mueller subpoena Trump to testify, and the further adventures of Trump's beloved Space Force.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
13/08/1851m 40s

Another Type of Puppet Show (Ep. 166)

This week the gang talks about th ups and downs of the economy, the pluses and minuses of picking a fight with a King and shadowy world of a completly fake conspiracy group (our favorite kind!!).Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
05/08/1847m 57s

Two Americas (Ep. 165)

DJ, Greg, Rebekah and Kevin discuss how the Democratic Socialist movement in the age of Trump is impacting the political and cultural divide in America. Then they turn to the Michael Cohen tapes, Ivanka's political ambitions, and the economic "sugar high" caused by the Trump trade wars.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
30/07/1859m 58s

Pallin' With Putin (Ep. 164)

This week the gang is joined by music professor and musical satirist Wes Flinn as they discuss the fallout from the Trump–Putin summit and the latest twists in the Mueller investigation.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
23/07/1858m 2s

From Russia, With Love (Ep. 163)

On this episode, Greg, Rebekah and Kevin discuss the NATO summit, Trump's summit with Putin, the Peter Srtzok hearing, and Sacha Baron Cohen's new TV series that's rumored to tear up Washington.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
16/07/1840m 8s

Calling Shenanigans (Ep. 162)

This week the gang discusses the allegations against GOP Rep. Jim Jordan, whether Scarlett Johansson should be playing a trans character, and Greg calls shenanigans on pretty much everyone in D.C.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
09/07/1853m 56s

Courting Disaster (Ep. 161)

In light of the retirement of Anthony Kennedy and the now open SCOTUS seat, author and voting rights advocate David Daley joins the MPU gang to discuss the tenuous future for Roe v. Wade, the terrifiying future for gerrymandering, the tragic future of U.S. trade policy, and the tantalizing future of soon-to-be congresswoman Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
02/07/1852m 54s

The Red Hen (Ep. 160)

This episode of the MPU podcast covers the Trump immigration fiasco at the souther border and Sarah Huckabee Sanders' dining fiasco at The Red Hen.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
25/06/1845m 15s

Space Force (Ep. 159)

This episode covers the Trump's newly announced "Space Force," the immigration debacle, the ballot initiative to break up California, the sexual abuse allegations surrounding Chris Hardwick, and the rumored "Roseanne" spinoff. Then Greg wraps it all up with a space force serenade!Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
19/06/1846m 32s

Summit Fever (Ep. 158)

This MPU episode covers the North Korean nuclear summit, the G7 summit, primary talk, the SCOTUS voter roll purge decision, and how the Trump administration's continued attacks on Obamacare may help the Democrats in the fall elections.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
12/06/1847m 2s

The New Blacklist? (Ep. 157)

This week's MPU podcast looks at the SCOTUS cake baker decision; the dueling scandals of Roseanne Barr and Samantha Bee, and how they relate to the Hollywood Blacklist of the 1950s; Trump's escalating trade wars; and the California primary. But beware: due to the controversies of last week, the language here is extremely raw. So if you have sensitive ears, just skip this one and we'll See You Next Tuesday.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
05/06/1840m 29s

Across the Pond (Ep. 156)

Introducing a European version of our MPU weekly political roundtable, with DJ McGuire, Greg Matusak and Cliff Dunn discussing the latest turns in Italian, Irish and other European politics.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
01/06/1838m 55s

Taking a Knee and a Fine (Ep.155)

This week's episode looks at the fallout from the NFL's new rule to fine teams when a player takes a knee, Jeff Sessions' decision to separate immigrant children from their undocumented parents, and the off-again-on-again North Korean summit. Will Donald meet Kim? Will Kim take a knee? And will Trump be separated from his new baby, the Indonesian theme park being financed by China's ZTE? All that plus the derivation of "Oy vey, Maria!" on this week's More Perfect Union. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
28/05/1845m 32s

Leave No Stone Un-Indicted (Ep. 154)

This week's episode looks at the Royal Wedding, Trump and Giuliani's tag team assault on the rule of law, the possibility of Roger Stone being indicted, and some of the cultural reasons behind all the young white male school shooters in America. Real debate without the hate... and plenty of chuckles to boot.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
22/05/1838m 19s

No More Memes (Ep. 153)

This week's More Perfect Union podcast looks at how Trump is cashing in on Chinese bribes; Facebook memes and Russian trolls; the strange worlds of Michael Cohen and Michael Avenatti; the Trump-Hannity phone bromance; lots of juicy gossip about all of them; and a catty look at the Royal Wedding.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
15/05/1845m 22s

Trumpier Than Trump (Ep. 152)

This episode of the MPU podcast covers primary results in Ohio and West Virginia, where senate candidate Don Blankenship claimed to be "trumpier than Trump." Then they take a look at Trump's very trumpy withdrawal from the Iran Nuclear Deal and what the resignation of New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman following allegations of domestic abuse means for the #MeToo movement and beyond.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
09/05/1840m 51s

Republican Snowflakes (Ep. 151)

This episode of the MPU podcast looks at comedian Michelle Wolf's turn as the headliner at The White House Correspondence Dinner, dictator Kim Jong-un's turn as a statesman in South Korea, President Donald Trump's turn as a guest on Fox and Friends, and Bill Cosby's turn as a convicted sex offender. Amazingly, the only one who came off well was Kim Jong-un! What does that say about the world we live in?Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
30/04/1848m 41s

Violent Agreement (Ep. 150)

The 150th episodes of "The More Perfect Union" podcast finds the hosts in violent agreement on some issues, in wide disagreement on others, and even saying nice things about President Trump a couple of times. (Well... sort of nice.) Then the gang looks back on their 150 episodes together and reminisce about their favorite moments.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
23/04/1853m 12s

Multiple Bombshells (Ep. 149)

Episode 149 of The More Perfect Union podcast looks at Trump's military strike on Syria and its ramifications, James Comey's new book and its ramifications, Michael Cohen's rumored 2016 trip to Prague and its ramifications, the upcoming Senate vote to protect Robert Mueller and its ramifications, and Greg's ability to do foreign accents and its ramifications. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
16/04/1849m 23s

Whack-A-Mole (Ep. 148)

This week's The More Perfect Union podcast celebrates Sen. Tammy Duckworth's blessed event and Trump attorney Michael Cohen's blessed FBI raid.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
10/04/1843m 30s

Roseanne & Donald: Life Irritates Art (Ep. 147)

This week's MPU podcast looks at Roseanne Barr's love affair with Donald Trump,  the differences between what liberals and conservatives watch on TV, Laura Ingraham's cheap shot a Parkland shooting survivor, and what a remake of Red Dawn might look like.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
02/04/1847m 0s

Spank Me Kindly (Ep. 146)

This episode of The More Perfect Union podcast covers the Stormy Daniels "60 Minutes" interivew, the March For Our Lives, John Bolton, Trump's congratulatory call to Putin, China tariffs, and Joe Biden's ominous prediction for 2020. It's real debate without the hate...and with the laughs.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
25/03/1848m 50s

Darlings of the Left (Ep. 145)

This episode of The More Perfect Union podcast looks at the new crop of darlings of the left – the Trump appointees who have turned on him or were dumped by him. Or in the case of Don Jr.'s wife, the person who dumped a Trump. Plus you'll learn the names of DJ's current band and of all of Greg's college bands.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
19/03/1846m 19s

Stormy Weather (Ep.144)

This episode of The More Perfect Union podcast covers Trump's confusing tariff proposal, this week's Pennsylvania special election, the growing Stormy Daniels scandal, and whether Sen. Elizabeth Warren is really going to take a knee in 2020.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
12/03/1849m 18s

Trade Wars Are Good (Ep. 143)

This episode of The More Perfect Union podcast looks at trade wars, little white lies, the exit of Hope Hicks from Trump's inner sanctum, the West Virginia teachers' strike, and some things that may secretly be making the president more cranky than normal.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
05/03/1841m 26s

Teachers Packing Heat (Ep. 142)

This episode of The More Perfect Union podcast looks at the idea of arming public school teachers, the latest in the Trump-Russia collusion investigation, and the possibility of Ohio Gov. John Kasich challenging Trump in 2020.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
26/02/1846m 0s

13 Reasons Why (Ep. 141)

Episode 141 of The More Perfect Union podcast looks at the aftermath of the Parkland High School shooting, the indictment of 13 Russian nationals in the special counsel probe, the failed DACA negotiations, and Laura Ingraham's diss of LeBron James. Then the gang takes a look at other political podcasts and talk about why they do the show and what they think sets it apart from other podcasts. Features an interview with Jordan Cooper, host of Public Interest Podcast ( http://www.blogtalkradio.com/publicinterestpodcast ).Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
19/02/181h 8m

Black Eyed Prez (Ep. 140)

Episode 140 of the MPU podcast looks at the two-hour government shutdown, the domestic abuse scandal that has given the White House a black eye, and President Trump's questionable understanding of the word "treason."Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
12/02/1857m 31s

Little Donald Trump (Ep. 139)

This episode looks at the stock market meltdown, the government shutdown, the Mueller showdown, and a Dirty Dancing ho-down.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
06/02/1853m 47s

Little Donald Trump (Ep. 139)

This episode of The More Perfect Union podcast looks at the dualing Carter Page memos, the stock market freefall, Trump's war with "Little Adam Schiff," the new developments affecting the midterm elections, the looming government shutdown redux, and our favorite Super Bowl commercials. It all culminates with a Dirty Dancing tribute.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
06/02/1853m 17s

Perjury Trap (Ep. 138)

Episode 138 of The More Perfect Union podcast looks at Trump's overseas trip to Davos, his upcoming State of the Union address, and whether Trump's possible testimony in the Russia probe could be a perjury trap. Or is it a bear trap? Is it all leading to a constitutional crisis? Listen and find out.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
29/01/1849m 43s

Trump Takes USA Chapter 11 (Ep. 137)

Episode 137 of The More Perfect Union podcast looks at the government shutdown, the "Release the Memo" movement, Kremlin Twitter bots, Russian Facebook trolls, the latest Trump mistress rumor, and the Aziz Ansari bad date broohah. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
22/01/1845m 2s

Diagnosing Trump (Ep. 136)

Episode 136 of The More Perfect Union podcast looks at the Hawaii nuclear alert scare, President Trump's sh*t hole comment, Medicaid work requirements, The Donald's star problem, the Oprah's presidential chatter, and whether it's appropriate to psychologically diagnose the president.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
15/01/1845m 53s

Fire and Fury: The Movie (Ep. 135)

Episode 135 of The More Perfect Union podcast discusses the new book about Steve Bannon and the Trump White House, "Fire and Fury," and muses about who might be cast in the movie.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
08/01/1840m 29s

A More Perfect New Year

Episode 134 of The More Perfect Union podcast looks back at milestones of 2017 and closes with some new year's self-reflection about our podcast and our audience.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
01/01/1846m 11s

The Gender Equation (Ep. 133)

The Christmas episode of "The More Perfect Union" podcast looks at the evolution of teenage gender identity and transgender issues, and then turns light as the hosts discuss their unusual political gifts and tattoo preferences.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
24/12/1739m 28s

How the Trump Stole Christmas (Ep. 132)

This week's The More Perfect Union podcast covers the post-script on the Alabama senate race, the imminent passage of the Trump tax reform ("tax deform") bill, the net neutrality debate, the latest in the Russia investigation, government revelations about UFO sightings, and Greg's very strange "Dayton Conspiracy." Plus lots of holiday cheer from your friends at The More Perfect Union.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
18/12/1741m 7s

Let Them Eat Cake (Ep. 131)

Episode 131 of The More Perfect Union podcast covers the Alabama senate race, the Supreme Court's hearing on same-sex marriage wedding cakes, yet another major news scandal involving Russia and pee, and other headlines of the week as Greg toots his own horn and Rebekah craves cake.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
11/12/1747m 19s

Franken's Fall: How It All Began (Ep. 130)

This special episode of The More Perfect Union podcast talks with KABC radio host Doug McIntyre, who first broke the Al Franken sexual misconduct scandal. Doug explains his role in breaking the story and the humorous, strange path of how it came to light. Doug also talks about the Kate Steinle murder after the acquittal of the illegal immigrant who shot her, and his take on the Trump-Russia investigation.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
07/12/1746m 39s

Men Copping Pleas and Feels (Ep. 129)

In episode 129 of The More Perfect Union poccast, Toronto radio host Ward Anderson joins the gang for a wide ranging discussion of sexual mores in the age of Trump, Moore, and Franken.  Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
04/12/1748m 3s

The Devine Mystery of Net Neutrality (Ep. 128)

Episode 128 of the More Perfect Union podcast covers the mystery of what "net neutrality" really means, the latest in the ongoing GOP tax reform debate, the looming battle over the new head of the Consumer Financial Protection Agency, more charges of sexual harrassment in Washington, D.C., and who should be Time Magazine's Person of the Year.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
27/11/1746m 16s

Kiss of Death for Al? (Ep. 127)

Episode 127 of The More Perfect Union podcast looks at the latest sex scandal involving Sen. Al Franken, infamous D.C. sex scandals of the past, and which senators might help kiss the tax bill goodbye.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
20/11/1758m 16s

Sex Sinners Abound (Ep. 126)

Episode 126 of "The More Perfect Union" podcast covers the sex scandals surrounding U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore and comedian Louis C.K., plus a look at what the Virginia election results portend for 2018 and beyond.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
13/11/1731m 34s

Rand Paul Gets Punched

Episode 125 of The More Perfect Union podcast finds the gang mourning yet another mass shooting, looking at the upcoming off-year elections, expressing dismay at Senator Elizabeth Warren, and showing compassion for Senator Rand Paul.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
06/11/1749m 5s

Christmas in October

Episode 124 of The More Perfect Union podcast looks at the first waive of Mueller indictments, the ongoing saga of the dysfunctional Trump presidency, a new conspiracy theory tied to the JFK assassination document dump, and why otherwise honorable 93 year-old-men should not be judged by the size and location of their hands.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
30/10/1757m 2s

Of Gods and Generals (Ep. 123)

Episode 123 of The More Perfect Union podcast covers the General John Kelly feud with a goldstar marine family, former presidents speaking out about Trump, the looming tax reform debate, and the story of an undocumented teenage girl who is being denied an abortion while in migrant detention.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
22/10/1741m 46s

Stopping Future Harvey Weinsteins (Ep. 122)

Episode 122 of The More Perfect Union podcast looks at how we can deter future Harvey Weinsteins, why it was a bad idea for Trump to decertify the Iran deal and stop Obamacare subsidies, and how allowing girls to become Boy Scouts both helps and hurts the fairer sex.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
16/10/1755m 13s

Leaving Las Vegas

Episode 121 of The More Perfect Union podcast finds the hosts clashing about the need for gun safety legislation in the wake of the Las Vegas shooting attack. Then the gang turns their sites to all things Trump as they share stories, theories and gossip about the day care president and the worrisome world around him.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
09/10/171h 3m

The Price Is Wrong (Episode 120)

Episode 120 of "The More Perfect Union" podcast covers Trump's various feuds with the Mayor of San Juan, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Tom Price, Rex Tillerson, Kim "Little Rocket Man" Jong-un, Cuba, China, Canada, Boeing, the estate tax, John Kasich, Bob Corker, and even Alec Baldwin. And that was one of his good  weeks!Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
02/10/1750m 1s

Trump vs. the NFL

Episode 119 of The More Perfect Union podcast has some of the gang taking a knee to protest President Trump's attack on the NFL, and then laughing through the pain at his week of bad news from Kim "Rocket Man" Jong-un, John "Maverick Man" McCain, Jared "Email Man" Kushner, and Don "Secret Agent Man" Trump, Jr.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
25/09/1745m 41s

More Perfect, After Dark: Book Deals (Ep. 99)

This "after dark" episode of the More Perfect Union podcast finds the gang dishes about who's on the outs with Donald Trump, Bill Clinton's deal to cowrite a novel, ideas for the name of Jame's Comey's tell-all book, what's happening in German politics, and personal stories from everyone's Mothers' Day.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
19/09/1719m 45s

The Impeachment Clock (Ep. 100)

In the 100th episode of The More Perfect Union podcast, the gang talks about the prospects for impeachment now that Robert Mueller is on the case. They also look at what Democrats can do to sure up their case to voters in 2018, and why Calista was the Gingrich appointed Ambassador to the Vatican.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
19/09/1732m 57s

International Man (Ep. 101)

Episode 101 of The More Perfect Union podcast looks at President Trump's first overseas excursion, trouble brewing for Jared at home, the Trump budget, and the infamous Saudi glowing orb.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
19/09/1734m 44s

Don and Clinton and Chuck and Nancy

This episode of The More Perfect Union podcast looks at Ted Cruz's Twitter escapade, Hillary's new book, Trump's pivot to the left, and some idle speculation about 2020 primary challenges from the right, from the left, and from the past.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
18/09/1756m 23s

Debt, DACA, DeVos, Don Jr.

Episode 117 of The More Perfect Union podcast looks at Trump's decision on ending DACA, raising the debt ceiling, Betsy DeVos on date rape, and Don Jr. on the hot seat. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
11/09/1749m 5s

Labor Day Missile Sale!

The Labor Day episode of The More Perfect Union podcast covers labor unions in America, missiles in North Korea, flood waters in Texas, and Twerkers in our fan club.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
04/09/1744m 21s

Look What You Made Me Do (Ep. 115)

This episode of The More Perfect Union podcast looks at the political ramifications of Hurricane Harvey, the pardon of Sheriff Joe Arpaio, the latest release by Taylor Swift, and the victimization epidemic in America.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
28/08/1758m 1s

You Just Might Be a Nazi (Ep. 114)

On this episode of The More Perfect Union podcast, the gang talks about rise of Nazis on the streets of America, the ousting of Steve Bannon from Pennsylvania Avenue, continuing dysfunction in the Trump Administration, and what the new Afghanistan war policy may be.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
21/08/1754m 37s

Alt-Wrong (Ep. 113)

On this week's More Perfect Union podcast, the gang looks at the constitutional right of peaceable assembly in the wake of the deadly white nationalism riot in Charlottesville, the fear factor caused by the Trump Administration's nuclear showdown with North Korea, and the potential repercussions from the FBI raid of Paul Manafort's home.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
14/08/171h 1m

All About the Base (No Treble) (Ep.112)

Episode 112 of The More Perfect Union podcast touches on the final days of The Mooch and who might replace him, the Trump immigration bill and his battle with sanctuary cities, and the Russia probe's new grand jury. Then the gang must make some faustian choices between hypothetical 2020 presidential opponents.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
07/08/1744m 22s

It's Moochie Time!! (Ep.111)

In episode 111 of the More Perfect Union Podcast, the gang discuss the new White House Communication director, the old White House Chief of staff, how blue Putin and Trump are after this week's sanctions on Russia and the borrowed time of Obamacare. It's a wedding of fun and smart conversationBecome a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
31/07/1739m 55s

Pardon Power (Ep. 110)

In episode 110 of The More Perfect Union podcast series, the gang ruminates about presidential pardons, newly released intel about Jeff Session's previously undisclosed talks with the Russian ambassador, and the co-hosts own Russian connections that the MPU podcast feels compelled to reveal.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
24/07/1734m 16s

Senator Kid Rock (Ep. 109)

In Part 2 of this week's "The More Perfect Union" podcast, the gang tries to negotiate their own bipartisan healthcare bill, argues over the reliability of CBO scores, looks at the political viability of Kid Rock and other celebrities in the era of Trump, and then reveals their own thoughts about someday running for office.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
18/07/1732m 0s

The Hillary Treatment (Ep. 108)

In the first part of this week's More Perfect Union podcast, the gang discusses former President Jimmy Carter, the Don Jr. meeting with the Russians, and how the Trump Administration is getting "the Hillary treatment."Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
17/07/1716m 2s

WrestleMania (Ep. 107)

Episode 107 of "The More Perfect Union" podcast series features discussions about the Trump-CNN Logo wrestling video controversy, the Trump family at the G20 Summit, revelations of yet another previously unreported meeting between Russian lawyers and members of the Trump campaign, and we end with some funny political chants.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
10/07/1748m 23s

Trumpcare Delayed Is Trumpcare Denied (Ep. 106)

This week's MPU podcast looks at the GOP's failure to pass an Obamacare repeal and replace bill, the U.S. arms sale to Taiwan, the potential for a U.S. ground war in Syria, the future of the Trump travel ban in the Supreme Court, and what the Founding Fathers might have thought of America in 2017.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
03/07/1734m 4s

The Solar Wall (Ep. 105)

This episode of The More Perfect Union podcast looks at President Trump's idea for a solar-powered border wall, what it will mean for the country if Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy retires, and what it will mean for Democrats if Jane Sanders' legal troubles take Bernie down with her.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
26/06/1742m 56s

Father's Day (Ep. 104)

Episode 104 of The More Perfect Union podcast looks at Father's Day in Trumpland, as the gang reviews a week of unspeakable violence, unexplainable verdicts, chasms in the Democratic party, and potential names for the Beyoncé twins.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
19/06/1731m 0s

Comey Time (Ep. 103)

This week's More Perfect Union podcast looks at the senate testimony of James Comey, the likelihood of impeachment charges, congress's attempt to defang Dodd-Frank, and a little gossip about Senator Dodd and Princess Leah.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
12/06/1725m 38s

Political Satire (Ep. 102)

In this More Perfect Union podcast, the gang takes sides on the Kathy Griffin and Bill Maher comedy controversies, debates the social etiquette of the N-word, and looks forward to what may be coming in James Comey's much anticipated congressional testimony.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
05/06/1737m 8s

More Perfect, After Dark: Dad Talk (Ep. 83)

In this "After-Dark" podcast, D.J. talks about Cliff's politics behind his back, Greg and Helena's talk about their dads behind their backs, Cory Booker behind his back, D.J. opines on the bank panic of 2008, Molly and D.J. rip on Dodd-Frank, Kevin makes D.J. choose between a Republican and a Democrat in 2020, and we end with tales of Greg's brother taking on Kevin. It's all in good fun and with lots of detailed analysis, clashing opinions, and good-natured ribbing.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
09/03/1727m 56s

The Russians Are Coming (Ep. 82)

Episode 82 of The More Perfect Union podcast covers the Jeff Sessions–Russian connection scandal, Trump's unsubstantiated claim that he was wiretapped by former President Obama, the Rand Paul scavenger hunt for the Obamacare replacement bill, and which Democrats the Republicans on the panel think could appeal to disappointed Trump voters in 2020.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
06/03/1736m 55s

CPAC's Trump Tumor

Episode 81 of The More Perfect Union podcast looks at how Trump coopted CPAC and the conservative movement, what new DNC chair Tom Perez means for the future of the Democratic party, and what are fair and unfair historical comparisons to the Trump administration.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
27/02/1738m 54s

More Perfect, After Dark

This special "after-dark" episode of the #MPUpodcast finds the gang bantering about their early careers, the trials and tribulations of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, the legacy of controversial Dutch politician Pim Fortuyn, and lots of Trump Administration gossip in-between.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
23/02/1722m 27s

Fake News Invasion

Episode 79 of The More Perfect Union podcast looks at the national frenzy over fake news, fake fake news, fake Swedish terrorist attacks and, yes, fake boobs. (Sort of.)Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
20/02/1741m 27s

What Trump Is Getting Right

Episode 78 of The More Perfect Union podcast attempts to talk about what the 45th president is getting right after three weeks. But when we exhaust that topic after a minute or two, the discussion moves to the Mitch McConnell–Elizabeth Warren senate flair-up and how Saturday Night Live is getting under the president's skin. Then we take a look at the new administration's most lovable geek and put our spin on Ivanka's war with Nordstrom.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
13/02/1736m 37s

Another Kent State

Episode 77 of The More Perfect Union podcast series looks at how Democrats are reacting to President Trump's first Supreme Court nominee, the Berkeley protests over alt-right mouthpiece Milo Yiannopoulos, the Muslim nation travel ban, and the real significance of the "Bowling Green Massacre" and Frederick Douglas kerfuffles. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
06/02/1733m 31s

More Perfect After Dark

Episode 76 of The More Perfect Union podcast series is a special episode that takes you behind the scenes to hear what the hosts talk about once the real podcast ends. Warning: some of the language in this episode is saltier than an official MPU podcast.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
02/02/1727m 30s

The Big Ban Theory

Episode 75 of The More Perfect Union podcast covers Donald Trump's executive orders for a temporary ban on Muslim  immigration and Lorne Michael's indefinite ban of SNL writer Katie Rich.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
30/01/1731m 36s

Inauguration Day

This week's More Perfect Union podcast touches on Trump's inauguration speech, the women's march, whether government should fund public broadcasting and the arts, the confirmation hearing of Education nominee Betsy DeVos, and the biggest promise that Trump has broken so far.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
23/01/1732m 40s

The Illegitimate President

Episode 73 of The More Perfect Union podcast series covers Martin Luther King Jr. Day as it relates to the rift between civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis and President-elect Donald Trump, Sen. Corey Booker's up and down week, the latest twists in the Obamacare repeal and replace saga, and predictions for inauguration day.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
16/01/1732m 1s

Meryl's Golden Speech

Episode 72 of The More Perfect Union podcast series covers Meryl Streep's anti-Trump Gold Globes speech and what happens when celebrities talk politics, President Obama and the history of presidential farewell speeches, the upcoming Cabinet confirmation hearings, and where the MPU gang will be for the Woman's March on Washington.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
10/01/1731m 50s

Cyber Warriors

Episode 71 of The More Perfect Union podcast series touches on the looming cyberwar between the USA and Russia, compares Trump's inauguration entertainment lineup to President Obama's, looks at what Democrats are doing to mount a goal-line defense of Obamacare, and sees Greg start the new year off right by ripping on his least favorite governor.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
02/01/1727m 8s

Jet Blue Jet Setters

Episode 70 of The More Perfect Union podcast series covers Ivanka Trump's tough Jet Blue flight, her dad's tough talk on nukes and tariffs, President Obama's tough love for Bibi Netanyahu, and the MPU gang's new year's resolutions after a very tough political year.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
27/12/1632m 42s

Abortion Contortion

Episode 69 of The More Perfect Union podcast covers the meeting of the electoral college electors, North Carolina's soap opera of partisan politics, Ohio's attempt to reframe the national abortion debate, and what horror movies this year's election reminds us of.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
19/12/1633m 37s

The Siberian Candidate

Episode 68 of The More Perfect Union podcast takes a look at new revelations surrounding Russia's role in the 2016 presidential election, how Democrats should respond to the Trump presidency, and the possibility that Joe Biden might mount a run in 2020.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
12/12/1632m 14s

Healthcare: What's Next?

Episode 67 of The More Perfect Union podcast looks at what's coming in the wake of the GOP effort to repeal Obamacare.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
09/12/1629m 17s

Trump's Taiwan Gambit

Episode 66 of The More Perfect Union podcast covers Trump's controversial call from the president of Taiwan, the President-elect's latest Cabinet picks, the soap opera between Jon Huntsman and Mitt Romney over the Secretary of State job, the pros and cons of Trump's Carrier jobs deal, and a round of the game, "Name That Host."Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
06/12/1627m 58s

Wisconsin Recount

Episode 66 of The More Perfect Union podcast covers the Jill Stein initiated recount of Wisconsin, Romney vs. Giuliani, why Kellyanne Conway is a bad omen for the Trump White House, and the Standing Rock Dakota Access Pipeline protests.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
28/11/1629m 11s

Hollywood Nights

Episode 65 of The More Perfect Union podcast series covers President-elect Trump's power meeting with Hollywood Mega-Agent Ari Emmanuel, the Jeff Sessions's nomination for Attorney General, Mike Pence's "Hamilton" kerfuffle, the Democratic party's looming battles for the DNC Chair and House Minority Leader posts, and what our hosts are thankful for as Thanksgiving approaches.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
21/11/1630m 23s

Trump Staffs Up

Episode 64 of The More Perfect Union podcast covers President-elect Trump's first staff hires, how The Donald may try to personally profit from the presidency, the anti-Trump protests, coming to terms with the election results, lessons learned for Democrats ahead of 2020, and one host tells of a new business venture to help stave off the post-election blues.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
14/11/1628m 32s

Trump Triumph

The post-election episode of The More Perfect Union podcast covers the emotional twists and turns of election night, a post-mortem of what went wrong for the Clinton campaign, and a look at Trump's Contract with the American Voter for his first one hundred days.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
10/11/1628m 49s

Election Confection (UPDATED)

Episode 61 of "The More Perfect Union" podcasts looks at the final hours before election day, as the hosts declare who they are voting for, make their election day predictions, and offer a special musical serenade to American voters.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
07/11/1629m 3s

Election Confection

Episode 61 of "The More Perfect Union" podcasts looks at the final hours before election day, as the hosts declare who they are voting for, make their election day predictions, and offer a special musical serenade to American voters.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
07/11/1629m 3s

The Comey Quake

Episode 60 of The More Perfect Union podcast features a discussion of the James Comey October Surprise letter, Obamacare sticker shock, the state of the race to control the senate, and a chat with John Hartness, the author of We Are Not This, an anthology book about North Carolina's infamous HB2 "bathroom law" that limits the use of public restrooms by transgender people.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
31/10/1629m 58s

God In Politics

On this special episode of the "A More Perfect Union" podcast, Greg interviews Lutheran Pastor Lorne Hlad, co-host of the religious podcast, "To Hell With The Hotdish." http://tohellwiththehotdish.com Afterward, the gang discusses how religion has become a hot issue in the Clinton-Trump presidential campaign.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
28/10/1628m 56s

Rigged Election?

On this week's "A More Perfect Union" podcast, the gang looks at what it takes to rig an election, claims of media bias, Trump's "first hundred days" speech, and song titles that sum up this year's election.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
24/10/1629m 35s

The Final Face-off

In this episode of the "More Perfect Union" podcast, the gang deconstructs the final presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, and then assess Clinton's chances of taking red states from Trump on election day.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
20/10/1626m 39s

The Trump Kiss...Of Death

This episode of the "A More Perfect Union" podcast finds the gang looking at red states that might turn blue,  states where Donald Trump is still campaigning but shouldn't be, states that Hillary Clinton has locked down, states that could go to a third party candidate, and swing states that could decide the election. Oh yeah, and they talk about Trump's crazy sex scandal because, hey... who isn't?Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
17/10/1632m 57s

Trump Goes Nuclear

In this episode of the "More Perfect Union" podcast, co-hosts Kevin Kelton, D.J. McGuire and Greg Matusak analyze the second presidential debate between Donald Trump and Hilary Clinton, and the guys respond to Trump's claim that controversial Billy Bush audio clip was nothing but "locker room banter."Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
10/10/1631m 46s

The Kaine-Pence Cage Match

On this episode of the "More Perfect Union" podcast, the gang reviews the vice presidential debate between Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine and Republican Gov. Mike Pence, and how it might affect the final five weeks of the presidential campaign between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. The guys also discuss how law and order issues will play in with minority voters, and they then talk about their own taste in print journalism and TV news.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
05/10/1622m 46s

Trump's Turbo Tax Troubles

In this episode of the "More Perfect Union" podcast, cohosts D.J. McGuire, Greg Matusak, Cliff Dunn, and Kevin Kelton discuss the week following the first presidential debate including the fallout from Donald Trump's billion dollar tax break, Gary Johnson's second brain freeze in as many weeks, and whether it's fair game to use Bill Clinton's past against Hillary.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
03/10/1628m 57s

The Great Debate

In this episode of "A More Perfect Union," the gang gives their post-mortem on the first presidential debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
27/09/1638m 48s

Born In the U.S.A.

The 52nd episode of the "A More Perfect Union" podcast series has cohosts D.J. McGuire, Kevin Kelton, Greg Matusak, and Cliff Dunn discussing Donald Trump's admission that Barack Obama was indeed born in the United States, the mass hysteria of hatred toward Hillary Clinton, whether Bernie Sanders can still move millennials back toward Clinton, and what we might see in the first presidential debate.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
19/09/1629m 26s

Hillary's Health Scare

This is episode 51 of the "A More Perfect Union" podcast series. Hosts D.J. McGuire, Greg Matusak, Emily Brewer, Cliff Dunn, and Kevin Kelton discuss Hillary Clinton's 9/11 health scare, Donald Trump's performance at the Commander-in-Chief forum, Matt Lauer's lousy job as moderator, and Gary Johnson's Aleppo gaffe.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
12/09/1630m 8s

Trump's Taco Trucks

This is the 50th episode of the "A More Perfect Union" podcast, featuring Emily Brewer, D.J. McGuire, Greg Matusak, and Kevin Kelton. This week, the conversation cover's the Donald Trump campaign's "Taco Trucks" faux pas, Hillary Clinton's debate strategy, Gary Johnson's chances of getting into the debates, and Jill Stein's chances of landing in the right city.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
05/09/1635m 1s

An Undecided Voter Decides

This is episode 49 of the "A More Perfect Union" podcast series featuring Cliff Dunn, Kevin Kelton, Emily Brewer, Greg Matusak, and D. J. McGuire. This week, the hosts talk about Trump's one-eighty on immigration, Clinton's surprising new endorser, and one of the gang makes a  shocking revelation about who is getting that person's vote.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
29/08/1629m 31s

The Trump Shake-up

The August 22, 2016 episode of the "A More Perfect Union" podcast series, featuring Kevin Kelton, Emily Brewer, Greg Matusak, D.J. McGuire, and Cliff Dunn discussing the 2016 presidential election including the Donald Trump reset, Hillary Clinton and The Clinton Foundation, Steve Bannon, Bernie Sanders, Gary Johnson, and Jill Stein.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
22/08/1632m 29s

Trump's Gold Medal Gaffes

Episode 49 of the "A More Perfect Union" podcast series features hosts Kevin Kelton, Emily Brewer, D.J. McGuire, Greg Matusak, and Cliff Dunn discussions the summer Olympics, Donald Trump's bad week, controversies at The Clinton Foundation, Clinton and Trump's competing economic plans, and the importance of vice presidential picks in the 2016 campaign.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
15/08/1636m 18s

Donald's Terrible, Awful, Not-So-Good Week

Episode 48 of the "A More Perfect Union" podcast series features hosts Kevin Kelton, D.J. McGuire, Greg Matusak, and Emily Brewer interviewing former "Saturday Night Live" cast member-turned-politician Gary Kroeger, and then they discuss the past week in the presidential campaign between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
08/08/1641m 27s

From Russia Without Love

Episode 47 of the More Perfect Union podcast series, hosted by Kevin Kelton, Cliff Dunn, Emily Brewer, and Greg Matusak. Topics include the Democratic National Convention, Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, Donald Trump, Michelle Obama, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, and Khizr Khan. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
01/08/1640m 36s

Bye-Bye, Debbie Downer

More Perfect Union episode 46--a preview of the Democratic National Convention.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
25/07/1633m 9s

Unconventional Convention

In Episode 45 of the A More Perfect Union podcast, we chat with GOP delegate Emily Brewer about her trip to Cleveland, look at Donald Trump's new running mate, and speculate on who Hillary Clinton might tap as her vp candidate.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
18/07/1639m 30s

Politics, Policing, Pride, and Prejudice

Politics, Policing, Pride, and PrejudiceBecome a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
11/07/1640m 59s

Bill and Loretta's Excellent Tarmac Adventure

Episode 43 of The More Perfect Union podcast – July 3, 2016.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
04/07/1641m 37s

Brexit-Shmexit; Why Won't Bernie Exit?

Episode 42 of the A More Perfect Union podcast.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
27/06/1638m 45s

Fathers Love Politics

Politics through the eyes of Father's Day.Hillary Clinton is still a woman, FYI.Orlando continues to suck.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
20/06/1653m 48s

Presumptive Nominees Abound

Clinton gets it. Does Sanders?Gary Johnson is totally going to be the next president and we all agree on that.Orlando is much more complicated than it appears. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
14/06/161h 6m

Maybe Sanders Aint So Bad

Kevin goes to a Sanders rally!DJ declares Paul Ryan #VonPapenized!Jonah invites to to his Libertarian Corner!Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
06/06/161h 6m

Chatting With A Bernie or Buster

This is episode 38 of A More Perfect Union, featuring Kevin Kelton, Greg Matusak and Emily Brewer.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
30/05/161h 3m

The Great Democrat Conspiracy

Nevada is conspiring against Bernie Sanders!Hillary Clinton is conspiring against Bernie Sanders!Debbie Wasserman Schultz is conspiring against Bernie Sanders!Also, the Bernie Sanders campaign is a mess.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
23/05/1657m 41s

Bathroom Politics and Sanders Anger

Bathroom politics.All the lefties are pissed and it's Bernie's fault.And I guess we should talk about the vice president.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
16/05/161h 6m

Rearranging Deck Chairs On The Titanic

Trump clinches the nomination (mostly).Count the names of exiting Republicans.Clinton's best strategy? Ignore Sanders.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
09/05/1651m 19s

Front Runner Is As Front Runner Does

Clinton and Trump win big in New York. Surprise! Virginia allows certain felons to vote. Apparently felons arealso human.Harriet Tubman probably would have shot Andrew Jackson in theface.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
25/04/1654m 27s

Republicans Love The Naughty Bits

The way you pee is very important to me!Robert's Rules of Order stages a sneak attack!A surprising Trump voter.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
18/04/1659m 53s

New York State of Mind

Bernie’s Superdelegate “hit list”Roger Stone’s Mafia moveThe state of the StopTrump and StopHillary movementsTrump’s Rocky Mountain LowIs Pennsylvania Kasich’s last shot?Where are the Democratic party’s referees?Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
11/04/1653m 18s

Trump Under Siege; Hillary Under Cheese

Trump Momentum Gets AbortedWhy Kasich Can't Win But Still MightWill A Bernie Cheese-State Burn Singe Clinton's Campaign?Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
04/04/161h 1m

Cruz And Trump Think Your Wife Is Dumb

Terrorism sucks. All the candidates say so.Ted Cruz has sex! Maybe.Sanders can win not only white children.In defense of Donald J. TrumpBecome a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
28/03/1655m 23s

The GOP Plot Against Trump

We are beginning to see a detailed strategy to stop Trump: from the Republicans.Bernie Sanders is in to win it. Exactly how, we're not sure.Turns out Obama is popular. Is that because of Merrick Garland? Will it stop because of Cuba?Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
21/03/1650m 18s

Normal Political Violence

Is violence at political events the new normal? How much of the minority vote does Sanders actually need? Can he find it in the mid-west?Is Honduras a thing? Like, really?Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
14/03/1652m 9s

Romney Arrives to Save Us All

Romney Arrives to Save Us AllBecome a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
09/03/1644m 53s

Romney Arrives To Save Us All

Here he comes to save the day! Mighty Mitt is on the way!Clinton vs Sanders in a gun fight.Four Republican paths to the nomination. No, really. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
08/03/1615m 15s

Super Tuesday Is Super Crazy

Will Trump run the table? Will Sanders win outside of his home state?Will D.J. leave the Republican party?Will Trump give Rubio's mom a job?Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
29/02/161h

South Carolina and Nevada Part 1

Trump won in South Carolina. Can anyone stop him?Clinton won in Nevada. Wasn't Sanders supposed to win? And in the middle of the show we are joined by Victoria R. Tidewater, Field Director from the New Day for America Committee Supporting John Kasich.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
22/02/161h 3m

The Long, Dark Shadow of Scalia Falls Over South Carolina

The GOP South Carolina debate turns into blood sport.Clinton and Sanders move from white to black.The death of Justice Antonin Scalia refocuses the eye of Sauron onto the Supreme Court.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
15/02/1656m 2s

Onward, New Hampshire

Jon Owens from A Life Story just got back from covering the Iowa caucus. We start the show by talking to him about this documentary series he is producing.Then, we look forward to New Hampshire and beyond with some heartfelt views about our nation's poisonous political environment.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
09/02/1658m 9s

Ep. 20

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01/02/1655m 7s

Episode 19: Palin Blooms as Bloomberg Looms

Episode 19: Palin Blooms as Bloomberg LoomsBecome a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
25/01/1638m 12s

Episode 18 promo

Episode 18 promoBecome a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
19/01/161m 2s

Episode 18: Two Debates; Two Weeks to Go

Episode 18: Two Debates; Two Weeks to GoBecome a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
19/01/1648m 5s

MPU Promo 1

One minute promo for More Perfect Union podcast, with artwork.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
11/01/161m 2s

Episode 17

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11/01/1645m 46s

Episode 16

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05/01/1646m 3s

Episode 15

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30/12/1554m 2s

A little bit of heat! (MPU14)

A little bit of heat! (MPU14)Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
22/12/1551m 56s

Trump, More Trump and Glass-Steagall (MPU13)

Trump, More Trump and Glass-Steagall (MPU13)Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
15/12/1554m 9s

episode 12: San Bernadino, gun politics and Trump

episode 12: San Bernadino, gun politics and TrumpBecome a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
07/12/1548m 46s

Episode 11

Episode 11Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
30/11/1546m 8s

Episode 10

Episode 10Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
23/11/1549m 10s

GOP and Dem debate, and Million Student March

GOP and Dem debate, and Million Student MarchBecome a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
16/11/1552m 54s

2015 Election, Trump on SNL & Ben Carson's truth troubles | Episode: 08

2015 Election, Trump on SNL & Ben Carson's truth troublesBecome a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
09/11/1550m 58s

Third Republican Debate Postmortem | Episode: 07

Third Republican Debate Postmortem 2015Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
03/11/1553m 58s

The More Perfect Union Podcast | Episode: 06

Episode 6 of The More Perfect Union PodcastBecome a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
26/10/1559m 23s

Democratic Debate and GOP Infighting | Episode: 05

Democratic Debate and GOP Infighting 2015Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
19/10/1559m 42s

No One Wants to be Speaker | Episode: 04

This week on the More Perfect Union Podcast we talk about filling the Speaker of the House position, the upcoming Democratic debates and who's fund raising the most!Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
12/10/1548m 31s

The Oregon School Shootings | episode: 03

The Oregon School Shootings 2015Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
06/10/1547m 29s

Boehner Walks, Walker Bails | episode: 02

Boehner Walks, Walker BailsBecome a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
28/09/1557m 11s

The Second Republican debate! | episode: 01

Come join Jonah, Greg, Kevin and Alan for this first official episode of The More Perfect Union podcast as they discuss the recent 2015 republican debate!Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
22/09/1559m 30s

The More Perfect Union Podcast | episode: 00

IntroductionComing soon! The More Perfect Union Podcast is a political and current events podcast for the rest of us. This new podcast features talk about politics and current events from non-politicians and non-journalists. You know...regular people. Taxpayers? Voters?. You’ll hear from the left, right and center about our American political system and all the stuff you political junkies love to talk about!Subscribe now to the More Perfect Union Podcast so you don’t miss one amazing episode! Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-more-perfect-union--3292862/support.
20/09/1549s
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