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It's Always Political
65 minutes | Oct 30, 2017
Ep 111: Twitter Bans Certain Ads; DNC Virginia Race; Forever Expanding 9/11 War; FCC To Rollback Media Consolidation Reg; Trump To Shrink Two National Monuments
Episode 111!! The guys are back discussing Manafort and indictiments; Twitter bans Russian government-owned news sites; DNC desperately needs a win in Virginia Governor Race; If Congress will ever limit the forever-expanding 9/11 War; The FCC plans to roll back some of its biggest rules against media consolidation; and Trump Plans to Shrink Two National Monuments in Utah. If you aren't too sad, subscribe on iTunes and leave us a review!!
62 minutes | Oct 23, 2017
Ep110: Bush vs. Trump; Congress and Alzheimers; Broken Grenfell Tower Promise; Solar Energy; Black Students Borrow More for College
The guys return after a less than restful week off thanks to the news that the Columbus Crew are moving. They discuss George W. Bush's veiled takedown of Trump and if he was really any better. A pharmacists who says he filled Alzheimer's prescriptions for members of Congress. A reminder to everyone about the promises made as a result of the Grenfell Tower tragedy and how they've already been broken. The U.S. government keeps underestimating solar energy installation but is it really a big deal? And finally Black U.S. students borrow a lot more to go to college and almost half default on their loans. Subscribe on iTunes and leave us a review!
62 minutes | Oct 9, 2017
Ep109: Iran; Elon Musk and Puerto Rico; NRA and Bump Stocks; GM Electric Cars
The guys are back and they're gunning for the Constitution!! They start with an update on our long, slow march toward war with Iran. Then then keep the momentum with a debate about Elon Musk and Puerto Rico, the NRA supports banning bump stocks (weird), and GM announces they're going all electric (good!) Subscribe on iTunes and leave us a review!
61 minutes | Oct 2, 2017
Ep 108: Las Vegas; Trump Tax Plan; Supreme Court on Unions; Women Driving in Saudi Arabia; Student Loans Default Rate; Facebook Ads
Episode 108: Pay your f*ckin' union dues. The guys start off with a quick chat about the horrific events in Nevada and how we aren't going to have any legislative response. They then move on to Trump's tax plan for the rich, the Supreme Courts continued assault on unions, Saudi Arabia finally lets women drive, people keep defaulting on their student loans, and should we regulate political ads on Facebook (Zuck's running in 2020 btw). Subscribe on iTunes and leave a review!!
61 minutes | Sep 25, 2017
Ep107: Graham-Cassidy; NFL Protests; Aaron Hernandez and CTE; North Korea; Flint Water Crisis
Episode 107!! The guys are back with a ton of shitty news. Graham-Cassidy is dead, or is it? The guys then get into the weekend's sports news starting with the mass NFL protests and the revelation that Aaron Hernandez had severe CTE. The guys then finish with North Korea and Kim Jong Un's statement, and the news that the Flint water crisis caused a spike in fetal death rates. If you aren't too sad, subscribe on itunes and leave us a review!!
62 minutes | Aug 7, 2017
Ep100: Stock Market; Regulating Social Media; NYC Subways; Blackwater; American Infrastructure
EPISODE 100!!! The guys are celebrating with...bad news stories? Glenn finished his race to raise money and talks about his experience. The guys then get into the stock market and why it isn't a gauge of the health of the economy, Steve Bannon says something we...agree with? Bill De Blasio wants to fix NYC subways, Blackwater guards have their convictions overturned, and it's been 10 years since the Minneapolis bridge collapse. Help out the show by liking our Facebook page, subscribing on iTunes, and leaving us a review! Articles of Interest Dow Reaches Record High http://theweek.com/speedreads/716140/dows-record-high-big-deal-stocks-half-americans-dont Steve Bannon wants to Regulate Facebook and Google Like Utilities https://theintercept.com/2017/07/27/steve-bannon-wants-facebook-and-google-regulated-like-utilities/ Bill de Blasio Will Push for Tax on Wealthy to Fix Subway https://mobile.nytimes.com/2017/08/06/nyregion/bill-de-blasio-will-push-for-tax-on-wealthy-to-fix-subway.html?referer=https://t.co/zEzEkJy7jq?amp=1 Murder conviction in Blackwater case thrown out, other sentences overturned https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/public-safety/murder-conviction-in-blackwater-case-thrown-out-other-sentences-overturned/2017/08/04/a14f275c-792e-11e7-9eac-d56bd5568db8_story.html?hpid=hp_hp-top-table-main_blackwater-124pm%3Ahomepage%2Fstory&utm_term=.4912794e3205 10 Years After Bridge Collapse, America Is Still Crumbling http://www.npr.org/2017/08/01/540669701/10-years-after-bridge-collapse-america-is-still-crumbling
18 minutes | Aug 1, 2017
Bonus Episode: The Guys Aren't Ready For 100 Yet
Bonus Episode!! The guys are buying time before the 100th episode by discussing Mark Cuban's tweets about Single Payer Healthcare and his lack of support for it. Subscribe on iTunes, and leave us a review!!
82 minutes | Jul 24, 2017
EP 99: Democrats' New Message; 40,000 Civilians Killed in Mosul; More Carrier Layoffs; Healthcare
Episode 99!! The guys are off their bikes and done with the movies and they're looking for a fight! Democrats released their election ideas and they're...not great, 40,000 innocent people were killed in Mosul, Carrier lays off 300 people, and John McCain is coming back just to take your health care. Subscribe on iTunes, and leave us a review!!
67 minutes | Jul 18, 2017
Ep 98: Income Tax On the Rich; Anti-intellectualism; Iceberg; UAW vs Nissan; Net Neutrality Protest
Episode 98!!! Glenn is back and he's rested and ready. The guys first briefly touch on the cycle of Russia news stories and the Republican health care bill. They then get into more interesting news: Seattle starts taxing the rich, a majority of Republicans think higher ed is bad, a massive iceberg breaks off in Antarctica, unions are on the move in Mississippi, and the net neutrality debate is back again. Subscribe on iTunes and leave a review!!
73 minutes | Jul 10, 2017
Episode 97: Trump Jr, Russia, Voter Suppression, Min. Wage, Climate Change, Bipartisan BS
Episode 97! Aaron and Chase take over the show while Glenn is away. The guys start with a get to know you session, then get straight into more Trump/Russia bullshit. They then move on to national voter suppression attempts, Missouri cuts the minimum wage in St. Louis, France and Volvo both set climate targets, and a great op-ed about why bipartisanship is bullshit. Subscribe on itunes, and leave a review!
64 minutes | Jul 4, 2017
EP 96: Trump's Twitter; Senate Health Care Bill; Child Poverty; Keystone XL
Episode 96!! Chase once again joins the guys for another discussion political discussion. Chase and Glenn provide updates on their bike training and make some streaming recommendations. The guys the move on to talk about Trumps tweets and the general reaction, the Senate Health Care Bill (Better Care Reconciliation Act), countries with high levels of child poverty and where the U.S. ranks (hint it's not good), and Keystone XL faces problems getting oil companies to sign on. Subscribe to the show on iTunes and leave us a review!!
93 minutes | Jun 26, 2017
Ep 95: Trump or Pence; CBO scores Trumpcare; GA06 Democrat Loss; WH Briefing Room Bans; Automation
Episode 95!! Chase joins the guys for another discussion about political bullshit. After the usual Netflix recommendations and bike training updates the guys talk about impeaching Trump and if Pence is worse, the CBO scores Trumpcare and it's really bad, GA06 is another Democrat loss, the WH bans all electronic devices from press briefings, and McDonald's inches us one step closer to our robot overlords. Subscribe to the show on itunes and leave us a review!!
62 minutes | Jun 19, 2017
Ep 94: GOP Baseball Shooting; Grenfell Tower Fire; Russia; Afghanistan; Wealth Inequality
Episode 94!! The guys are back and they are definitely not talking Russia or Bernie vs. Hillary. They start off with a quick review of Orange is the New Black and Wonder Woman before moving on to the GOP baseball shooting, the Grenfell Tower fire, Democrats being singularly focused on Russia, 4,000 more troops are going to Afghanistan, and 5 people own as much wealth as half the world's population. Subscribe to the show on iTunes and leave a review!!
68 minutes | Jun 12, 2017
Ep 93: Bernie vs Democrats; Jeremy Corbyn; Medicaid for All; True Cost of Inmates; Overpriced Rx
EPISODE 93!! BERNIE VS. HILLARY!!! Kidding, but not really. Bernie says the Democratic Party needs to reform and PEOPLE. ARE. PISSED. The guys also get into Jeremy Corbyn's surprisingly good showing in the UK elections, Nevada opens Medicaid up as a public option, housing inmates in California costs more than tuition at Harvard, and 4M Americans couldn't afford their prescription drugs. Subscribe to the show on iTunes, and leave a review!!
69 minutes | Jun 5, 2017
Ep 92: House of Cards; London; Paris Agreement; Syrian Casualties; US Home Prices; Uber Underpays
Episode 92!! Glenn hops off the bike for an hour and the guys talk House of Cards (Spoiler alert: Glenn's more of a fan than Aaron.) The guys then get into the London attacks and Trump's reaction, the US leaves the Paris climate agreement, civilian casualties are up in Iraq and Syria, US home prices continue to outpace wages, and Uber gets caught scamming their employees out of millions of dollars. Subscribe to the show on iTunes and leave us a review!!
60 minutes | May 22, 2017
Ep 91: Roger Ailes; Health Care; Immigration Crackdown; Confederate Monuments; Trump Sabotaging ACA
The guys are back, Aaron is yelling, and Glenn is racing closer to his big bike race. After the initial pleasantries (movies, podcasts, other bullshit) the guys talk about the death of Roger Ailes (bye bye dbag), the failing US health care system and Americans dying from preventable conditions, a nationwide immigration crackdown with more coming from Congress, Confederate monuments are being torn down in the south, and Donald Trump is trying a backdoor approach to kill the ACA. Subscribe on iTunes and leave us a review!
56 minutes | May 15, 2017
Ep90: Comey; Afghanistan; Jeff Sessions; Puerto Rico Debt Crisis; Germany Sets Renewables Record
Episode 90! Glenn's still on the bike and Aaron's ranting about insane ways to finance a car. The guys then get into the latest Trump leak of classified information, James Comey is fired (old news now), the US is heading back into Afghanistan, Jeff Sessions wants a new war on drugs, Puerto Rico is closing schools to pay vulture funds, and Germany sets a new record for renewables. Subscribe on itunes and leave us a review!
61 minutes | May 1, 2017
Ep 89: Obama & Wall Street; Wells Fargo; 6 Hour Work Week; Millenials; Palestinian Hunger Strike
Episode 89! The guys start by talking about allergy season, what they're streaming, and (gasp!) other podcasts. They then get into Obama's highly paid Wall St speeches, Wells Fargo's continued despicable practices, the benefits of the six hour workday, millennials are making less than baby boomers did, and a massive Palestinian hunger strike is being completely ignored. Subscribe on iTunes and leave us a review!
73 minutes | Apr 24, 2017
Ep 88: Bill O'Reilly; Marijuana Support; Climate Change; IRS Outsourcing; Arkansas Executions
Episode 88!! The guys are back, and they have a guest!! Chase joins Glenn and Aaron to talk about this week's news. Bill O'Reilly gets canned, support for legal weed reaches an all time high, climate change has kicked into high gear, the IRS is hiring private firms to help collect, and Arkansas begins executing a record number of prisoners. Subscribe on iTunes, and leave a review!
61 minutes | Apr 17, 2017
Ep 87: Mother Of All Bombs, NY Free College, 20 Million Face Starvation, Rachel Maddow, US Tourism
Episode 87!! The guys are back from Easter and full of candy! They start off with another massive bombing in Afghanistan and the lack of media coverage, NY passes a free college plan with a few strings attached, 20 million people face starvation across 4 countries, Rachel Maddow can't stop talking about Russia, and fewer people are visiting the US following the election of Trump. Subscribe on iTunes, and rate the show!!
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