Episodes

More Perfect, After Dark

Feb. 23, 2017

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 For…

Fake News Invasion

Feb. 20, 2017

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.)

What Trump Is Getting Right

Feb. 13, 2017

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 McConnel…

Another Kent State

Feb. 6, 2017

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 t…

More Perfect After Dark

Feb. 2, 2017

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…

The Big Ban Theory

Jan. 30, 2017

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.

Inauguration Day

Jan. 23, 2017

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, an…

The Illegitimate President

Jan. 16, 2017

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…

Meryl's Golden Speech

Jan. 10, 2017

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 …

Cyber Warriors

Jan. 2, 2017

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 mo…

Jet Blue Jet Setters

Dec. 27, 2016

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 resol…

Abortion Contortion

Dec. 19, 2016

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 mov…

The Siberian Candidate

Dec. 12, 2016

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 Bid…

Healthcare: What's Next?

Dec. 9, 2016

Episode 67 of The More Perfect Union podcast looks at what's coming in the wake of the GOP effort to repeal Obamacare.

Trump's Taiwan Gambit

Dec. 6, 2016

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 …

Wisconsin Recount

Nov. 28, 2016

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 Pipeli…

Hollywood Nights

Nov. 21, 2016

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,…

Trump Staffs Up

Nov. 14, 2016

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 resul…

Trump Triumph

Nov. 10, 2016

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…

Election Confection (UPDATED)

Nov. 7, 2016

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 America…

Election Confection

Nov. 7, 2016

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 America…

The Comey Quake

Oct. 31, 2016

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 o…

God In Politics

Oct. 28, 2016

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 …

Rigged Election?

Oct. 24, 2016

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.