Episodes

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…

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…