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The More Perfect Union

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Light, humorous roundtable discussion of news and politics by real people across the political spectrum. Real debate without the hate!

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Light, humorous roundtable discussion of news and politics by real people across the political spectrum. Real debate without the hate!

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Great podcast! I agree f gun ownership

By Awesome Great Pod đź‘Ť - Sep 03 2019
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F the gun owners! Protecting our citizens is more important than you killing animals.

It’s sooo hard not to hate!

By RambonWreck - Feb 17 2019
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Great discussion of issues that truly threaten our republic!

iTunes Ratings

177 Ratings
Average Ratings
102
27
8
16
24

Great podcast! I agree f gun ownership

By Awesome Great Pod đź‘Ť - Sep 03 2019
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F the gun owners! Protecting our citizens is more important than you killing animals.

It’s sooo hard not to hate!

By RambonWreck - Feb 17 2019
Read more
Great discussion of issues that truly threaten our republic!

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The More Perfect Union

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Light, humorous roundtable discussion of news and politics by real people across the political spectrum. Real debate without the hate!

The Devine Mystery of Net Neutrality (Ep. 128)

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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 Protection Agency, more charges of sexual harrassment in Washington, D.C., and who should be Time Magazine's Person of the Year.

Nov 27 2017

46mins

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Fake News Invasion

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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.)

Feb 20 2017

41mins

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Repackaging Medicare For All (Ep. 228)

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This episode covers Trump's sellout of the Kurds, John Bolton's sellout of Rudy Giuliani, Mitch McConnell's sellout of Thanksgiving, DJ's sellout of Christmas music, and Kevin's attempt to sell Medicare For All,

Oct 22 2019

50mins

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What Trump Is Getting Right

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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 McConnell–Elizabeth Warren senate flair-up and how Saturday Night Live is getting under the president's skin. Then we take a look at the new administration's most lovable geek and put our spin on Ivanka's war with Nordstrom.

Feb 13 2017

36mins

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Shutdown Showdown Hoedown (Ep. 188)

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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 Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez dance on the top marginal tax rate, and Elizabeth Warren's first week on the presidential campaign trail.

Jan 07 2019

47mins

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Trump Triumph

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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 Voter for his first one hundred days.

Nov 10 2016

28mins

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Clown Parade (Ep. 168)

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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 Russia hacked into Florida's election system, and Stormy Daniels' attorney Michael Avenatti's lapdance toward 2020.

Aug 19 2018

56mins

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25th Amendment (Ep. 172)

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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 nominee Brett Kavanaugh was used by Cory Booker and Kamala Harris, how President Obama is is being used by Democrats and Republicans, and how Serena Williams is being used by the #MeToo movement.
And here's the link to Part 2 of Kevin's interview about his years writing for "Saturday Night Live" and other TV series. 

http://thatweekinsnl.libsyn.com/a-conversation-with-kevin-kelton-part-2

Sep 10 2018

40mins

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Look What You Made Me Do (Ep. 115)

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This episode of The More Perfect Union podcast looks at the political ramifications of Hurricane Harvey, the pardon of Sheriff Joe Arpaio, the latest release by Taylor Swift, and the victimization epidemic in America.

Aug 28 2017

58mins

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Little Donald Trump (Ep. 139)

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

Feb 06 2018

53mins

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You Just Might Be a Nazi (Ep. 114)

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On this episode of The More Perfect Union podcast, the gang talks about rise of Nazis on the streets of America, the ousting of Steve Bannon from Pennsylvania Avenue, continuing dysfunction in the Trump Administration, and what the new Afghanistan war policy may be.

Aug 21 2017

54mins

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The Siberian Candidate

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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 Biden might mount a run in 2020.

Dec 12 2016

32mins

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Jet Blue Jet Setters

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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 resolutions after a very tough political year.

Dec 27 2016

32mins

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More Perfect After Dark

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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 than an official MPU podcast.

Feb 02 2017

27mins

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13 Reasons Why (Ep. 141)

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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's diss of LeBron James. Then the gang takes a look at other political podcasts and talk about why they do the show and what they think sets it apart from other podcasts. Features an interview with Jordan Cooper, host of Public Interest Podcast ( http://www.blogtalkradio.com/publicinterestpodcast ).

Feb 19 2018

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Cyber Warriors

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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 mount a goal-line defense of Obamacare, and sees Greg start the new year off right by ripping on his least favorite governor.

Jan 02 2017

27mins

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God In Politics

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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 discusses how religion has become a hot issue in the Clinton-Trump presidential campaign.

Oct 28 2016

28mins

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Labor Day Missile Sale!

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The Labor Day episode of The More Perfect Union podcast covers labor unions in America, missiles in North Korea, flood waters in Texas, and Twerkers in our fan club.

Sep 04 2017

44mins

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The Price Is Wrong (Episode 120)

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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 tax, John Kasich, Bob Corker, and even Alec Baldwin. And that was one of his good  weeks!

Oct 02 2017

50mins

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The Comey Quake

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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 of We Are Not This, an anthology book about North Carolina's infamous HB2 "bathroom law" that limits the use of public restrooms by transgender people.

Oct 31 2016

29mins

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More Perfect Monologues (Ep. 234)

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In this special episode, each of the MPU hosts speaks directly to you about issues that have been on their minds over the Thanksgiving holiday.

Dec 03 2019

13mins

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DJ ❤️ Mayor Mike (Ep. 233)

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This episodes covers Trump's interference with Navy discipline, the closing testimony in the House Intelligence Committee's impeachment hearings, the recent Democratic debate, and DJ's latest crush on a candidate.

Nov 25 2019

55mins

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Roger Stone Table Dance (Ep. 232)

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This MPU podcast episode looks at Roger Stone’s conviction, the latest impeachment testimony, new twists in the 2020 primary race, and how the latest high school shooting affected the hosts personally.

Nov 20 2019

45mins

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OK Boomer (Ep. 231)

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This week's podcast looks ahead to the opening of the public impeachment inquiry, the entry of Michael Bloomberg into the Democratic primary race, the new education plans proposed by Pete Buttigieg and Kamala Harris, and what the "OK boomer" culture war is really about.

Nov 12 2019

48mins

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Pathological Liar (Ep. 230)

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This episode talks about how Democrats can use Trump's documented pathology of lying to their electoral advantage, the latest from the primary campaigns, and what the outcomes of this week's statewide elections can portend for the 2020 race.

Nov 05 2019

49mins

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The I-vote Cometh (Ep. 229)

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On this week’s podcast, the hosts discuss the sad sagas of Katie Hill, Harvey Weinstein, Trump versus Pelosi, and the GOP candidate who's shoplifting America’s heart.

Oct 29 2019

50mins

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Repackaging Medicare For All (Ep. 228)

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This episode covers Trump's sellout of the Kurds, John Bolton's sellout of Rudy Giuliani, Mitch McConnell's sellout of Thanksgiving, DJ's sellout of Christmas music, and Kevin's attempt to sell Medicare For All,

Oct 22 2019

50mins

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Rudy's Partners In Crimea (Ep. 227)

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This MPU episode covers the Turkish incursion into Syria and what ethnic cleansing of the Kurds might look like, Rudy's unfortunate Ukrainian pals and what a straw donor scheme might look like, Trump's growing impeachment headaches and what a senate impeachment trial might look like, what the fourth Democratic debate might look like, and AOC's 30th birthday and what a $300 haircut actually does look like.

Oct 15 2019

43mins

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Whistleblowers-palooza (Ep. 226)

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This episode covers developments in the impeachment imbroglio and the latest on the Democratic primary campaign trail.

Oct 07 2019

41mins

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Impeachment Cobbler (#225)

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This week's episode the gang discusses the obvious implications of the Ukraine scandal and we are joined by our new social media coordinator, Sarabeth.

Oct 01 2019

49mins

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Ukraine - Gate (Ep #224)

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This week's More Perfect Union podcast has us trying to get to the bottom of the Ukraine-Gate and takes a look this week's changes in the Democratic Primary race. Also DJ tries to explain interest rates to Greg (and fails).

Sep 23 2019

39mins

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The Three Hour Debate (Ep. 223)

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In this podcast the MPU gang looks back at the third Democratic primary debate, the Iran attack on Saudi oil fields, Trump’s continued parade of corruption, and how the Felicity Huffman, Brett Kavanaugh and Shane Gillis controversies are redefining justice in America.

Sep 17 2019

44mins

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Spy Games (Ep. 222)

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This episode covers the fallout from the burned Russian spy, how the Trump administration is dangerously rewriting the rules of federal agency independence, and what to look for (and not look for) in the upcoming Democratic debate.

Sep 10 2019

48mins

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"F" The Gun Culture (Ep. 221)

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On the heels of yet another mass shooting in Texas, the More Perfect Union hosts discuss the second amendment, the rationale for hunting as a sport, and how to take on the out-of-control gun culture in this country. Then they turn their sights on the 2020 primaries and the rest of the week in Trumplandia, then finish with a look at Dave Chappell's new Netflix special and the state of standup comedy in the #metoo era.

Sep 02 2019

55mins

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Nuking Hurricanes (Ep. 220)

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In this episode the MPU gang discusses Trump's antics at the G7 summit, his idea about nuking hurricanes, and the latest entree into the Republican presidential primary contest.

Aug 26 2019

41mins

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Buying Greenland (Ep. 219)

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This week the MPU gang takes on the idea of buying Greenland, Ken Cuccinelli's idea of what the Statue of Liberty means, And Stephen Miller's idea of what being ruthlessly Machiavellian means.

Aug 19 2019

52mins

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The Orphan Photo Op (Ep. 218)

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This week the gang discusses Trump's "consoler-in-chief" trips to El Paso and Dayton, the Jeffrey Epstein suicide conspiracies, and how they deal with political differences in their own families.

Aug 12 2019

44mins

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Cold Civil War (Ep. 217)

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This episode looks at the aftermath of the back-to-back mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, the second round of Democratic debates, the sudden stock market correction after China devalued its currency, and the Democrats' chances of retaking the senate in 2020.

Aug 06 2019

31mins

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Debate Nachos (Ep. 216)

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Jul 30 2019

42mins

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Debate Nachos (Ep. 216)

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In this episode the gang talks about the aftermath of Robert Mueller's congressional testimony, Trump's racist attacks on Elijah Cummings and Baltimore, what they expect in the new round of Democratic debates, and the secret ingredient in Greg's world-famous debate nachos.

Jul 30 2019

41mins

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