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From their enclave in midtown Manhattan, Michael Moynihan (Vice), Matt Welch (Reason), and Kmele Foster (Freethink) dissect the news, interrogate guests, and question just about everything. The topics are broad, the insights are deep, and the jokes are off color. Reform the system, or burn it to the ground? They discuss... @wethefifth www.wethefifth.com

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From their enclave in midtown Manhattan, Michael Moynihan (Vice), Matt Welch (Reason), and Kmele Foster (Freethink) dissect the news, interrogate guests, and question just about everything. The topics are broad, the insights are deep, and the jokes are off color. Reform the system, or burn it to the ground? They discuss... @wethefifth www.wethefifth.com

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This has the opportunity to be a great podcast, but Moynihan hogs the microphone and it remains 60+ minutes of him rambling. It’s become painful to listen to. Our loss.

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I've always known I am right. Now I can listen to a podcast and feel cool.

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The Micheal Moynihan Show

By GarrettsBrain - Feb 17 2020
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This has the opportunity to be a great podcast, but Moynihan hogs the microphone and it remains 60+ minutes of him rambling. It’s become painful to listen to. Our loss.

Cool

By Gav Eye - Jan 03 2020
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I've always known I am right. Now I can listen to a podcast and feel cool.
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The Fifth Column - Analysis, Commentary, Sedition

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From their enclave in midtown Manhattan, Michael Moynihan (Vice), Matt Welch (Reason), and Kmele Foster (Freethink) dissect the news, interrogate guests, and question just about everything. The topics are broad, the insights are deep, and the jokes are off color. Reform the system, or burn it to the ground? They discuss... @wethefifth www.wethefifth.com

Rank #1: 163 "Kamala Quits, NATO Splinters, Impeachments for All"

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- [ GRRT, BAOW ]

- Dragonball Z

- Kamala Drops Out, A Narrative Quickly Take Shape

- A De-platforming in South Bend

- 1619 and Historical Skepticism

- Are the Democratic Primaries Racist? (Can We Call It Seeding or Naw?)

- A Farewell to NATO? And the WTO? And the EU too?

- "Impeachment", The Board Game

- "The Irishman", A Review

Recorded: December 6, 2019

Published: December 8, 2019

Dec 08 2019

2hr 12mins

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Rank #2: 121 “On Anti-Racism w/ Glenn Loury, John McWhorter, Coleman Hughes, Thomas Chatterton Williams”

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Kmele facilitates a wide-ranging conversation on race, racism, and anti-racism. With: Glenn Loury - Professor of the social sciences and economics at Brown University - Host, The Glenn Show @ bloggingheads.tv Thomas Chatterton Williams- Author, "Losing My Cool"- Contributing writer @ New York Times Magazine. - National Fellow at New America, where he’s completing a new book project about ‘being the black father of white-looking children in Paris’. John McWhorter - Professor of Linguistics, Philosophy, and Music at Columbia- Host, Slate’s "Lexicon Valley" Podcast- Writes for the Atlantic

Coleman Hughes- Undergraduate Philosophy major at Columbia University, and a columnist at Quillette 

Recorded:11/17/2018Published:  11/22/2018

Nov 22 2018

1hr 30mins

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Rank #3: 098 “Joy Reid's LGBT Issues, Kanye's Red Pill, Two Black Guys Walk Into a Starbucks”

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(Recorded: April 24, 2018)

 Matt's surprisingly strong opinions about Kanye West's endorsement of Candace "Red Pill Black" Owens.Joy Reid wasn't a huge fan of the gays, wrote some questionable things on the subject, and it appears Kmele is ready to forgive her. Rand Paul's latest flip-flop (Fisher is unimpressed).Trump bros-out with French president Macron. ALSO: Extended notes on the Starbucks Controversy, spontaneous reggae outbursts, impromptu seance, and a surprise cameo. "You already know it's THE FIFTH, baby!" - A Very Wise Man

Apr 25 2018

1hr 40mins

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Rank #4: 144 - w/ Coleman Hughes "Reparations, Congressional Testimony, Rap Battles"

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w/ Coleman Hughes

- Everyone Told Coleman Not To Testify

- Age, Experience, Credentials

- Lethal Weapons, Imaginary Friends

- “Shame Shame”

- Full Puerto Rican

- Moral Alchemy

- Coleman Reads His Mentions

- We, They, Us

- Candace Owens, Lil Pump, And The Decline of Western Civilization

Recorded: 6/21/2019

Published: 6/24/2019

www.wethefifth.com

Jun 24 2019

1hr 31mins

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Rank #5: 165 w/Conor Friedersdorf “Mayhem in Jersey City, Foreign Affairs, Gesture Politics”

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GUEST: Conor Friedersdorf

Staff Writer @ The Atlantic

DESCRIPTION:

- Patreon-only Preview

- Chapo Trap vs Conor

- An Underreported Attack in Jersey City

- Afghanistan Mea Culpa

- Something About Impeachment

- Reauthorize Every War, Every Year

- Biden, Dove of the Obama Administration

- Complicated Brexit voters

- Gesture politics

- The Paternalism of Blooombergism

- The Pronoun Talk

- Civility, Without Obsessing Over Identity

Recorded: December 17, 2019

Published: December 18, 2019

Dec 18 2019

2hr 22mins

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Rank #6: 099 “A Conversation w/ Bret Weinstein and Heather Heying”

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(Recorded April 22nd, 2018)

A conversation with evolutionary biologists Bret Weinstein and Heather Heying.

- On Free Speech, Campus Culture- Identity- Scientific Investigation & Tabboo Topics- The Intellectual Dark Web- Evolution, Culture, Markets, Media, and The Academy 

In THE SUMMER OF 2017, Bret Weinstein found himself at the center of an ‘equity and inclusion’ maelstrom at Evergreen State College, where he and his wife Heather Heying were both members of the faculty. The resulting scandal would result in the couple parting ways with the school, but not before attracting the attention of national media. Bret and Heather are currently unaffiliated academics in exile who frequently write and speak about their experience at evergreen, the state of American campuses and a host of increasingly controversial issues related to their principal field of study.The pair dropped by the studio to chop it up with Matt Welch and Kmele Foster.

May 01 2018

1hr 45mins

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Rank #7: 032 w/ Andrew Schulz “President Trump: Worst Tuesday Ever?" - The Fifth Column

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The election is finally over, and Donald Trump is President Elect of the United States... "What the hell happend!?" This weighty audio dispatch may help sort out a few things. Moyhinan, Welch and Foster are reunited. Andrew Schulz of the Brilliant Idiots podcast makes a return appearance.

You're going to be fine... Really. everythings gonna be OK. We think...

Nov 11 2016

1hr 41mins

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Rank #8: Episode 167 w/ Noah Rothman “ The Case for F*ckin Iran Right Up”

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GUEST: Noah Rothman

Associate Editor@ Commentary -- Contributor @ MSNBC/NBC News

Author: “Unjust: Social Justice and the Unmaking of America” (Jan 2019)

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- Why the Washington Bullets became the Wizard 

- Bomb Iran?

- Will Americans ever support another Middle East War again?

- International commerce —> global middle class —> less war

- Trump thinks China should police the Strait of Hormuz

- What if we did NOTHING?

- Brian Stelter praises Tucker Carlson

- John Bolton might testify

- Moynihan shows up late

- Elizabeth Wurtzel

- Facebooks deep fake 'Problem'

- Thanks for the swags, and the booze

Recorded: January 7, 2019

Published: January 8, 2019

Jan 08 2020

1hr 37mins

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Rank #9: 062 "Notes on Philando Castile, Otto Warmbier, and Evergreen"

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Recorded: June 21, 2017

The Philando Castile case has reached a controversial conclusion. In July 2016, Castile was shot to death during a traffic stop by Minnesota police officer Jeronimo Yanez. Yanez's acquittal has touched off a new wave of outrage.

Otto Warmbier, the 22-year-old American student detained in North Korea since last January, was finally allowed to return home last week… in a coma. He would die a few days later.

And Moynihan recounts his recent visit to Evergreen State College. 

Jun 22 2017

1hr 26mins

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Rank #10: 159 - w/ Bari Weiss "How to Fight Anti-Semitism, Shifting Political Baggage"

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Recorded: November 6th 2019

Published: November 9th 2019

GUEST: Bari Weiss

Op-Ed Staff Editor and Writer @ The New York Times

Author, "How to Fight Anti-Semitism" (2019)

Nov 09 2019

1hr 49mins

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Rank #11: 157 - w/ Meghan Daum "The Problem With Everything"

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Recorded: October 18th 2019

Published: October 22nd 2019

GUEST: Meghan Daum

Author, "The Problem With Everything" (2019)

Oct 23 2019

2hr 15mins

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Rank #12: 139 w/ Andrew Sullivan "Civil Rights, Immigration, Julian Assange, Too Many Popes"

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w/ Andrew Sullivan - Writer at Large for New York Magazine,

- Hating New York

- What Would Hitch Say?

- On Being a Reluctant, Problematic Civil Rights Pioneer

- Surviving a Death Sentence

- Immigration Backlash

- Obama Hated Identity Politics?

- Assange Arrested

- Pope Benedict blames the 60s

- Too Many Popes

- The Comfort of Religious Ritual

Recorded: 4/11/2019

Published: 4/12/2019

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Apr 12 2019

1hr 16mins

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Rank #13: 056 “James Comey Gets Sh**canned, Julian Assange is Still at Large” - The Fifth Column

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Is former FBI boss James Comey's unexpected and unceremonious termination a Nixonesque attempt to bury the Russian narrative once and for all... Is it just the latest salvo from a calculating monster with totalitarian asperations... Or maybe the Trump regime is just about as inept as it seems...

PLUS:- Clapper: "You ain't no got'damn journalist, Julian!" Assange: "You's a liar!" - What's this about Sea World!? Sounds Gross. - And Comey may be out, but we'll always have James Taylor (FTW)

May 11 2017

1hr 57mins

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Rank #14: 131 “Jussie Smollett Indicted, Hate Crimes, Hacks in the Newsroom, Bernie"

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- Jussie Smollett, Indicted (Kmele Totally Called That Shit)

- But Then Again, The Whole Gang Totally Called That Shit Too

- Coast Guard Neo-Nazi would-be terrorist arrested

- Kmele and Liz Plank on "Reliable Sources"

- Unreliable hate crime statistics

- Social Justice Judo

- CNN Hires Sarah Isgur Flores

- Bill Moyers, Problematic Icon

- Bernie Sanders, Front-runner

- Some Idiot Wrote This

- Download "Headspace" Today

Recorded: PM 2/20/2019

Published: 2/21/2019

Feb 21 2019

1hr 58mins

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Rank #15: 001 "Terrorism, Trump and OJ's Still Totally Innocent” - The Fifth Column

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Surprise -- It's the first full episode of The Fifth Column (pardon our dust)!

This week; Media coverage (or lack thereof) of terrorism in the wake of recent attacks in Brussels and beyond, The FBI vs Apple, Trump vs "Respectability Politic" and "Hillary Clinton: Super Duper Honest or Naw?". Moynihan, Welch and Foster discuss...

Apr 02 2016

1hr

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Rank #16: 010 w/ Thaddeus Russell "The Strip Tease Convention, #MehTrump and Russell v Moynihan” - The Fifth Column

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Will Johnson & Weld make it to the presidential debate stage? Just who is this French fellow -- is he really running for POTUS and why's he omitting all the best bits from his Game of Thrones write-ups?

 

Is there any city more remarkable then Orlando, Florida? Yes.

 

Plus: "It's not dodging when Bernie does it!" and "Russel vs Moynihan: This time it's personal".

Foster, Welch and Moynihan discuss... Thaddeus Russell (http://www.thaddeusrussell.com) drops by.

Jun 02 2016

1hr 6mins

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Rank #17: 108 w/ Jane Coaston "Conservative Proclivities, Ridicule Over Censorship"

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w/ Jane Coaston (Senior Politics Reporter, Vox)

- Jane's Origin Story

- What Conservatives REALLY Want

- 'Locking HER Up'

- Ignoring Michael Cohen

- Facebook's Holocaust Problem

(Recorded Wednesday, July 25th, 2018)

Jul 27 2018

1hr 32mins

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Rank #18: 021 w/ Michael Malice "The Best-Worst Case for Trump/Hillary, Charter Schools are Super Racist" - The Fifth Column

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Moynihan is off this week, appears he had obligations related to something he's describing as "his real job". We don't know what that's supposed to mean but it sounds illegal. Author and Observer columnist Michael Malice fills the empty chair for am hour and change, shouts things into the mic and generally enriches our regular rhetorical intercourse.

Up for discussion this week: Gary Johnson's diminishing (but not completely exhausted) prospects for getting into the presidential debates. Matt Welch tell's a story that could get people locked up and/or deported. Charter schools are super racists, duh. That revenge porn of you, it may not be so bad after all. And the best possible (indirect) arguments FOR Trump/Hillary.

Aug 18 2016

1hr 14mins

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Rank #19: 148 - w/ Ben Dreyfuss "Mueller Talks, Send Em' Back, Al Franken, A$AP Rocky v. Sweden"

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Guest: Ben Dreyfuss (Editorial Director, Mother Jones)

Description:

- Moynihan in Martha's Vineyard

- Mueller sucks on TV

- Trump’s Razor: The dumbest explanation is the most likely

- “Send them back” — is it racist?

- Jane Mayer's Al Franken defense

- Shitty Media Men

- Deletes Jokes

- A$AP Rocky

Jul 28 2019

1hr 45mins

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Rank #20: 158 - w/ Thomas Chatterton Williams "Unlearning Race"

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Recorded: October 20th 2019

Published: October 31st 2019

GUEST: Thomas Chatterton Williams

Author, "Self-Portrait in Black and White: Unlearning Race" (2019)

Oct 31 2019

1hr 21mins

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Episode 172 "The Swamp, The POTUS, The Press" w/ Swin Suebsaeng, Lachlan Markay

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w/ Asawin Suebsaeng and Lachlan Markay (White House Reporters @ The Daily Beast)

Co Authors: ""Sinking in the Swamp" How Trump's Minions and Misfits Poisoned Washington"

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- Moynihan's Vocal Fry and "Actually Good" Accents

- Searching for "Henry Hills" in Trumpworld

- Lachlan's Conservative Apostasy

- Al Gore: Most Boring Interview Subject Ever

- Rats and Snitches

- Daily Beast: A "High-brow Tabloid"

- Woke (Racist?) Bloomberg

- The Muslim Ban

- From Seb Gorka to Hunter Biden

- Reporters vs Opinion Pundits

- Will the Press Scrutinize the Next President as Aggressively?

- The Never Trumpers Who End Up in the White House Anyway

- John Bolton's Next Act

- Swin/Lachlan's "Badgers Story"

- Drama Queens

- Bob Woodward

- Godfather 3, still bad

- Gore Vidal + Timothy McVeigh

Recorded: February 18th, 2020

Released: February 19th, 2020

Feb 19 2020

1hr 34mins

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Episode 171 w/ Jesse Singal "Biden's Ebony Firewall, No BBQ Sauce in American Dirt"

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- Black History Month

- There's no Barbecue Sauce in American Dirt

- Believe Some Death Threats, Leverage Others

- Oscar Obsession (Beautiful Mind Edition)

- Yang Dead Is Dead, Long Live Yang Gang

- Bernie's Ceiling, Biden's Ebony Firewall

- A SHOCKING Presidential Endorsement

- Bloomberg's Stop + Frisk Memory Hole

- ADL: "White Supremacy is On The Rise!"

Recorded: February 12th, 2020

Released: February 13th, 2020

Feb 13 2020

1hr 37mins

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UNLOCKED - Patreon Dispatch #8 🎁

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The last time we did this, we said don't get used to it. Well, we meant it. But we're also feeling overly generous. So here is last week's Patreon-only dispatch, featuring Moynihan and Kmele. You're welcome.

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Kmele and Moynihan are back in Williamsburg drinking bad wine and talking shit...while trying to figure out why Welch isn't returning anyone's calls. 

Moynihan returns to Iowa and remembers why he hates journalists. Bumbling around the Hawkeye State, he chats with Andrew Yang, hangs with hardcore Trump types and fanatical Bernie bros. And they're all Iowa nice. 

Kmele has a black "Big Chill" weekend in Pennsylvania and opens about up his parents--to a gobsmacked Moynihan.

As usual, the lads try to catch up on a bunch of listener mail, provoking discussions about tattoos, Chile, Northern Ireland, Goop, The Central Park Five, and the "Preppy Killer" Robert Chambers.

And twenty years after it debuted, Kmele finally watches Curb Your Enthusiasm.

Outro music: RIP Andy Gill.

Recorded February 4, 2020

Feb 08 2020

1hr 42mins

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Episode 170: "Trump’s Best Week Ever, Iowa Pile Up"

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- Kmele's Inner MAGA

- State of the Union Theatrics

- “Oh, God -- Fire the Media!”

- "The Big Lie" (and other nonsense)

- Mitt Romney’s Moment

- Trump’s Criminal Justice Reform

- Iowa Fiasco

- Waiting for Bernie to Turn on MSNBC

- Preview of Upcoming Patreon Episodes

Recorded: February 5th, 2020

Released: February 6th, 2020

Feb 06 2020

1hr 49mins

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Episode 169: "I'm so sorry this is happening to YOU"

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- When the mob came for the Fifth

- Hong Kong: Proto Police State

- The Democratic Field

- Bernie's Got a Shot, The Joe Rogan Bounce

- Criminalizing Disinformation

- Watching Lou Dobbs

- Fearing the Bern

- Truthy Skepticism

- An Impeachment Drive-By

- Eli on the FBI

- Some Idiot Wrote This (and this... and this...)

Recorded: January 29, 2020

Released: January 30, 2020

Jan 30 2020

1hr 49mins

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Episode 168 w/ Miriam Elder: "Does Anything Matter Anymore?"

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GUEST:

Miriam Elder, senior political reporter for BuzzFeed News and former Russia correspondent for The Guardian. (@MiriamElder)

DESCRIPTION:

Our fake bios

Miriam's seven years in Moscow

Get Shorty, Alex Jones, and the D-list bullshit artists

Matt’s Russophobia isn’t as bad as MSNBC’s

Political theater provides cover to Putin’s authoritarianism 

Moynihan and Elder throw down over Bernie's alleged sexism. Plus: Is believing Warren or Sanders a #MeToo lesson?

Who is the nihilist candidate?

Banning lies on Facebook

Can a bully be funny?

The “Independents” couple forever


Recorded: January 16, 2020

Released: January 18, 2020

Jan 18 2020

1hr 54mins

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Episode 167 w/ Noah Rothman “ The Case for F*ckin Iran Right Up”

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GUEST: Noah Rothman

Associate Editor@ Commentary -- Contributor @ MSNBC/NBC News

Author: “Unjust: Social Justice and the Unmaking of America” (Jan 2019)

DESCRIPTION:

- Why the Washington Bullets became the Wizard 

- Bomb Iran?

- Will Americans ever support another Middle East War again?

- International commerce —> global middle class —> less war

- Trump thinks China should police the Strait of Hormuz

- What if we did NOTHING?

- Brian Stelter praises Tucker Carlson

- John Bolton might testify

- Moynihan shows up late

- Elizabeth Wurtzel

- Facebooks deep fake 'Problem'

- Thanks for the swags, and the booze

Recorded: January 7, 2019

Published: January 8, 2019

Jan 08 2020

1hr 37mins

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Episode 166: “Buttigieg Loves Drugs, Soleimani Canceled, Media Malpractice”

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- Neighborhood Watch

- Moynihan’s Anti-Brit Streak

- Bernie’s Fundraising Clout

- Ron Paul’s Newsletters and Everlasting Ice Cream

- Buttigieg Wants to Decriminalize All Drugs

- Iran’s Quds Force commander Soleiman Killed in Iraq

- Media Malpractice on Vaping

- Chuck Todd's Fake News special

- About That Memo

Recorded: January 2, 2020

Published: January 3, 2020

Jan 03 2020

2hr 1min

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UNLOCKED - Patreon Dispatch #4 🎁

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Happy Kwanza -- We've UNLOCKED a Patreon Only dispatch just for you (and everyone else)! Enjoy it, but don't get used to it.

The Williamsburg Tapes (Dispatch #4)

"Losing Our Religion"

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It's a pre-Christmas miracle! The Fifth Columnists are back at the stammtisch (stupid table) in Williamsburg for a long-ass special dispatch, mostly discussing things distant from the news cycle. Kmele watches "Mandingo" and, to the shock of both Welch and Moynihan, is slack-jawed by how racist it is. The lads answer some reader mail and discuss Michael Collins, the Pete Best of Apollo 11; offer some meandering thoughts on Catholicism and Seventh Day Adventism; ruminate on tragedy and loss; blather about the Richard Jewell movie nontroversy; recommend books about Israel; and provide two-plus hours of assorted other nonsense.

Recorded: 12/??/2019

Published: 12/25/2019

Dec 25 2019

2hr 14mins

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165 w/Conor Friedersdorf “Mayhem in Jersey City, Foreign Affairs, Gesture Politics”

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GUEST: Conor Friedersdorf

Staff Writer @ The Atlantic

DESCRIPTION:

- Patreon-only Preview

- Chapo Trap vs Conor

- An Underreported Attack in Jersey City

- Afghanistan Mea Culpa

- Something About Impeachment

- Reauthorize Every War, Every Year

- Biden, Dove of the Obama Administration

- Complicated Brexit voters

- Gesture politics

- The Paternalism of Blooombergism

- The Pronoun Talk

- Civility, Without Obsessing Over Identity

Recorded: December 17, 2019

Published: December 18, 2019

Dec 18 2019

2hr 22mins

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164 "UK Elections, Afghan Papers, Prophylactic Impeachment"

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- Kmele’s Dog Ate His Own Tail

- Debunking mediums and magicians

- UK elections, the problem with Jeremy Corbyn

- WaPo’s “Afghanistan Papers”

- IG report and the FBI's no-good, very bad behavior

- Mispronouncing Nunes

- Acela Wars

- Greta Thunberg: Person of the Year

- The case against Welches Case Against Impeachment

Recorded: December 12, 2019

Published: December 14, 2019

Dec 14 2019

2hr 8mins

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163 "Kamala Quits, NATO Splinters, Impeachments for All"

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- [ GRRT, BAOW ]

- Dragonball Z

- Kamala Drops Out, A Narrative Quickly Take Shape

- A De-platforming in South Bend

- 1619 and Historical Skepticism

- Are the Democratic Primaries Racist? (Can We Call It Seeding or Naw?)

- A Farewell to NATO? And the WTO? And the EU too?

- "Impeachment", The Board Game

- "The Irishman", A Review

Recorded: December 6, 2019

Published: December 8, 2019

Dec 08 2019

2hr 12mins

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162 w/ Errol Morris "Steve Bannon, American Dharmam"

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The director of classic documentaries "The Thin Blue Line," "Fog of War," and "Standard Operation Procedure," Errol Morris has long been the doyen of critics...until he made "American Dharma," a film exploring the worldview and influence of former Breitbart boss and Trump campaign chief executive Steve Bannon. Predictably, Morris was accused of "platforming" Bannon and, for the first time in his career, America's most famous documentarian couldn't find a distributor for his film. On the day "American Dharma" opened in New York, Morris sat down with Michael Moynihan to discuss the controversy, whether or not Bannon is a "fascist," and why he thinks his most controversial movie is also his best.

Recorded: November 1, 2019

Nov 30 2019

57mins

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161 "Unimpeachably Guilty, ILoveFiona, Democratic Debate"

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- Trumpian Slam Poetry ("I Want Nothing!")

- Got a Thing for Fiona Hill

- Blue Pill Confessional

- Burisma Biden

- The Good, The Bad, and The Career Diplomats 

- Weird John Bolton Tweets

- The Wrestle Mania Impeachment

- Sacha Baron vs Facebook, Borat as Proto-Hate Speech

- Grading the Democratic Debate

- Spiking the Kaepernick

- About that Patreon

Recorded: November 22nd 2019

Published: November 24th 2019

Nov 24 2019

1hr 54mins

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160 "Pub Hopping, Impeachment Hearings, Roger Stone Goes down"

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- Who Shot Ya? (Tupac, Biggie)

- Moynihan Drinks w/ Trump Supporters in Bay Ridge

- Buttigieg

- Impeachment Hearings

- Devin Nunes’ Garbage Clown Schtick

- Roger Stone Goes Down

- What Happened to Rudy Giuliani?

- Stealing Land in Texas, Pardoning War Criminals

- Patreon Launche (https://www.patreon.com/wethefifth)

Recorded: November 15th 2019

Published: November 17th 2019

Nov 18 2019

1hr 41mins

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159 - w/ Bari Weiss "How to Fight Anti-Semitism, Shifting Political Baggage"

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Recorded: November 6th 2019

Published: November 9th 2019

GUEST: Bari Weiss

Op-Ed Staff Editor and Writer @ The New York Times

Author, "How to Fight Anti-Semitism" (2019)

Nov 09 2019

1hr 49mins

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158 - w/ Thomas Chatterton Williams "Unlearning Race"

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Recorded: October 20th 2019

Published: October 31st 2019

GUEST: Thomas Chatterton Williams

Author, "Self-Portrait in Black and White: Unlearning Race" (2019)

Oct 31 2019

1hr 21mins

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157 - w/ Meghan Daum "The Problem With Everything"

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Recorded: October 18th 2019

Published: October 22nd 2019

GUEST: Meghan Daum

Author, "The Problem With Everything" (2019)

Oct 23 2019

2hr 15mins

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156 - w/ Walt Hickey "China Cancels the NBA, Trump Cancels the Kurds"

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Recorded: October 9th 2019

Published: October 10th 2019

GUEST: Walt Hickey,

Senior Editor for Data @ Insider

Founder @ Numlock News newsletter

Oct 11 2019

1hr 58mins

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155 - "Unforgivable, The Swampiest Swamp, DC Star Wars Bar"

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- Picking fights in restaurants

- Botham Jean's brother forgives Amber Guyger for murdering his brother. And that's a problem. 

- Forgiveness vs. MORE HARSH SENTENCING

- Ukraine/Trump 

- Matt lacks the Xi-spot to laugh 

- Trump’s Afghanistan policy is a photo of ladies in pants 

- Base familial corruption

- Swampier than the swamp

- We've been had (if we're Obama or Trump supporters)

- Obama’s Jonas Brothers drone joke

- Trump’s DC hotel is the Star Wars bar

- Never Trumpers should be Never Government people

- Frank Luntz’s curtains open and play “Hail to the Chief”

- Impeachment check-in

- If Bannon hates the elites, why is he the primary source for Michael Wolff’s book

- Andrew Yang Hates Porn

- Christopher Hitchens' opinions from beyond the grave

- Don't write "Orange Man Bad"

- The Fifth Column LIVE, again?

Recorded: October 3, 2019

Published: October 4, 2019

Oct 04 2019

2hr 2mins

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By GarrettsBrain - Feb 17 2020
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This has the opportunity to be a great podcast, but Moynihan hogs the microphone and it remains 60+ minutes of him rambling. It’s become painful to listen to. Our loss.

Cool

By Gav Eye - Jan 03 2020
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I've always known I am right. Now I can listen to a podcast and feel cool.