Episodes

Another Type of Puppet Show (Ep. 166)

Aug. 5, 2018

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!!).

Two Americas (Ep. 165)

July 30, 2018

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…

Pallin' With Putin (Ep. 164)

July 23, 2018

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.

From Russia, With Love (Ep. 163)

July 16, 2018

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.

Calling Shenanigans (Ep. 162)

July 9, 2018

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.

Courting Disaster (Ep. 161)

July 2, 2018

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 gerrymand…

The Red Hen (Ep. 160)

June 25, 2018

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.

Space Force (Ep. 159)

June 19, 2018

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" spinof…

Summit Fever (Ep. 158)

June 12, 2018

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…

The New Blacklist? (Ep. 157)

June 5, 2018

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 Cal…

Across the Pond (Ep. 156)

June 1, 2018

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.

Taking a Knee and a Fine (Ep.155)

May 28, 2018

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 No…

Leave No Stone Un-Indicted (Ep. 154)

May 22, 2018

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…

No More Memes (Ep. 153)

May 15, 2018

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 o…

Trumpier Than Trump (Ep. 152)

May 9, 2018

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 I…

Republican Snowflakes (Ep. 151)

April 30, 2018

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 …

Violent Agreement (Ep. 150)

April 23, 2018

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 o…

Multiple Bombshells (Ep. 149)

April 16, 2018

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, …

Whack-A-Mole (Ep. 148)

April 10, 2018

This week's The More Perfect Union podcast celebrates Sen. Tammy Duckworth's blessed event and Trump attorney Michael Cohen's blessed FBI raid.

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

April 2, 2018

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 remak…

Spank Me Kindly (Ep. 146)

March 25, 2018

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 f…

Darlings of the Left (Ep. 145)

March 19, 2018

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 Trum…

Stormy Weather (Ep.144)

March 12, 2018

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 tak…

Trade Wars Are Good (Ep. 143)

March 5, 2018

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 pr…