Episodes

Teachers Packing Heat (Ep. 142)

Feb. 26, 2018

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 202…

13 Reasons Why (Ep. 141)

Feb. 19, 2018

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…

Black Eyed Prez (Ep. 140)

Feb. 12, 2018

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."

Little Donald Trump (Ep. 139)

Feb. 6, 2018

This episode looks at the stock market meltdown, the government shutdown, the Mueller showdown, and a Dirty Dancing ho-down.

Little Donald Trump (Ep. 139)

Feb. 6, 2018

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 gover…

Perjury Trap (Ep. 138)

Jan. 29, 2018

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 b…

Trump Takes USA Chapter 11 (Ep. 137)

Jan. 22, 2018

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 br…

Diagnosing Trump (Ep. 136)

Jan. 15, 2018

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 whethe…

Fire and Fury: The Movie (Ep. 135)

Jan. 8, 2018

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.

A More Perfect New Year

Jan. 1, 2018

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.

The Gender Equation (Ep. 133)

Dec. 24, 2017

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 preferenc…

How the Trump Stole Christmas (Ep. 132)

Dec. 18, 2017

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 investigatio…

Let Them Eat Cake (Ep. 131)

Dec. 11, 2017

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 th…

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

Dec. 7, 2017

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, strang…

Men Copping Pleas and Feels (Ep. 129)

Dec. 4, 2017

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.

The Devine Mystery of Net Neutrality (Ep. 128)

Nov. 27, 2017

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 Protecti…

Kiss of Death for Al? (Ep. 127)

Nov. 20, 2017

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.

Sex Sinners Abound (Ep. 126)

Nov. 13, 2017

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.

Rand Paul Gets Punched

Nov. 6, 2017

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 R…

Christmas in October

Oct. 30, 2017

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 …

Of Gods and Generals (Ep. 123)

Oct. 22, 2017

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 teen…

Stopping Future Harvey Weinsteins (Ep. 122)

Oct. 16, 2017

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 …

Leaving Las Vegas

Oct. 9, 2017

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…

The Price Is Wrong (Episode 120)

Oct. 2, 2017

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 …