Episodes

BuzzFeed Buzzkill (Ep. 190)

Jan. 21, 2019

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 cont…

Ladies First (Ep. 189)

Jan. 15, 2019

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 Tr…

Shutdown Showdown Hoedown (Ep. 188)

Jan. 7, 2019

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 A…

Rebekah Womansplains It All (Ep. 187)

Dec. 31, 2018

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.

Mexican Standoff (Ep. 186)

Dec. 24, 2018

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…

Trump Train Wreck (Ep. 185)

Dec. 17, 2018

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...

Looking Back: An MPU Retrospective (Ep. 184)

Dec. 3, 2018

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 G…

Border Disorder (Ep. 183)

Nov. 26, 2018

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.

Election Reform (Ep. 182)

Nov. 19, 2018

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…

The Next Big Battle (Ep. 181)

Nov. 12, 2018

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.

Midterm Madness (Episode 180)

Nov. 5, 2018

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 …

Bring Back The Balance (Ep. 179)

Oct. 29, 2018

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 vo…

Uncivil War (Ep. 178)

Oct. 22, 2018

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 …

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

Oct. 15, 2018

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 …

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

Oct. 7, 2018

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 p…

Judging the Judge (Ep. 175)

Oct. 1, 2018

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…

He Said, THEY Said (Ep. 174)

Sept. 24, 2018

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 controver…

Manafort Flips (Ep. 173)

Sept. 17, 2018

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.

25th Amendment (Ep. 172)

Sept. 10, 2018

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 no…

The 60 Day Rule (Ep. 171)

Sept. 4, 2018

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…

Not-So-Super Delegates (Ep. 170)

Aug. 27, 2018

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 progressiv…

Verdicts and Plea Bargains (Ep. 169)

Aug. 22, 2018

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.

Clown Parade (Ep. 168)

Aug. 19, 2018

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 R…

The Further Adventures of SPACE FORCE (Ep. 167)

Aug. 13, 2018

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 Spac…