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The Rick Ungar Show Highlight Podcast
19 minutes | Jan 10, 2022
Facepalm America: “Welcome to the Sh**show" - Tales Of Sewage Terror
Facepalm America thrills you and chills you with tales of sewage terror from Billings, Montana, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, and Los Angeles, CA. Check out one of the originals here: https://www.ktvq.com/news/local-news/it-could-happen-to-you-billings-couple-takes-sewer-back-up-fight-to-montanas-highest-court
24 minutes | Jan 4, 2022
Facepalm America: Will The US Attack If Russia Invades Ukraine?
We continue our conversation with General Peter Zwack and discuss the prospect of Russia invading Ukraine and how the US might react. Retired Brigadier General Peter B. Zwack is a Wilson Center Global Fellow at the Kennan Institute. In 1980 he began his 34-year U.S. Army career as an intelligence and security officer in a nuclear capable artillery battalion. Three decades later, he served as the U.S. Senior Defense Attaché to the Russian Federation from 2012–2014. He is the author of Afghanistan Kabul Kurier: One Soldier's Story of the Taliban, Tribes & Loyalties, Opium Trade, & Burqa and Swimming the Volga: A U.S. Army Officer's Experiences in Pre-Putin Russia.
27 minutes | Jan 3, 2022
Facepalm America: Could The Military Start A Civil War In America?
General Peter Zwack joins us for a discussion of whether there could be another civil war in the United States, how the military might be involved, and how we can prevent if from happening. Retired Brigadier General Peter B. Zwack is a Wilson Center Global Fellow at the Kennan Institute. In 1980 he began his 34-year U.S. Army career as an intelligence and security officer in a nuclear capable artillery battalion. Three decades later, he served as the U.S. Senior Defense Attaché to the Russian Federation from 2012–2014. He is the author of Afghanistan Kabul Kurier: One Soldier's Story of the Taliban, Tribes & Loyalties, Opium Trade, & Burqa and Swimming the Volga: A U.S. Army Officer's Experiences in Pre-Putin Russia.
34 minutes | Jan 1, 2022
Facepalm America: Are Right Wing Counties Deliberately Undercounting COVID Deaths?
We speak with Rudi Keller of the Missouri Independent who talks about the causes behind the massive undercounting of COVID deaths in America and how politics plays into it. Read the original article here: https://missouriindependent.com/2021/12/22/uncounted-inaccurate-death-certificates-across-the-country-hide-the-true-toll-of-covid-19/
25 minutes | Dec 30, 2021
Facepalm America: Don't Look Up Or You'll Shoot Yourself In The Foot
Beowulf discusses some strange holiday traditions, reviews the movie "Don't Look Up", and talks about political trading cards and the perils of amateur podiatry.
42 minutes | Dec 29, 2021
Facepalm America: John Fugelsang's Political Christmas Miracle
Beowulf talks with actor and comedian Jonh Fugelsang about the end of Biden's Build Back Better plan and tells us what he would wish for if he could make on political Christmas come true. Plus, Tesla drivers playing video games, private jet companies bilking the taxpayer, and more Amazon madness. Call us at (202) 656-6271 if you'd like to talk with us on the show about what your political Christmas/New Years miracle would be.
29 minutes | Dec 24, 2021
Facepalm America: Delivering Death
Companies including Amazon have been accused of having ordered workers to keep at their posts as tornados approached during the recent Midwestern disasters. We examine the deadly details.
21 minutes | Dec 18, 2021
Facepalm America - Canada Edition: The Maple Syrup Crisis
The maple syrup crisis is upon us... and Canada is taking action! Will there be enough syrup for our pancakes? Will New Jersey start producing maple syrup? Listen and find out!
34 minutes | Dec 13, 2021
Facepalm America: We Love Lucy with guest Ben Mankiewicz
Lucille Ball is the topic when Beowulf speaks with Ben Mankiewicz, host of Turner Classic Movies (TCM) and the new season of their podcast The Plot Thickens: "Lucy". They discuss "I Love Lucy", her early struggles, her interaction with the House on UnAmerican Activities Committee, and more. Listen at theplotthickens.tcm.com
26 minutes | Dec 11, 2021
Facepalm America: A Holiday Horror Story
Facepalm America brings you a Hertz holiday horror story of customer service that will chill you to the bone. Listen to the harrowing tale of Kate Klonick.
23 minutes | Dec 8, 2021
Facepalm America: The Non-Mandate Mandate, Mark Joseph Stern, and "Noneconomic Inactivity"
Mark Joseph Stern of Slate talks with Beowulf about how a ruling by the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals could be used to bring down American government as we know it.Article: https://slate.com/news-and-politics/2021/11/joe-biden-vaccine-mandate-fifth-circuit.html
30 minutes | Dec 6, 2021
Facepalm America: Trump's Taekwondo Belt, Kyle Cheney, and Donut Beer
Facepalm America host Beowulf Rochlen speaks with Kyle Cheney of POLITICO about the January 6th investigation and discusses Trump's taekwondo belt, and donut beer.
64 minutes | Nov 27, 2021
Facepalm America: Ugly Sweaters, Igor Volsky, and the Anti-Vaxx Borax Bath
It's a new podcast from the producer of The Rick Ungar Show... Facepalm America. Facepalm America looks at the news from a perspective similar to the one you hear on The Rick Ungar Show, but in a slightly more comedic and unfettered way. So check out this episode of Facepalm America and for more episodes, search for Facepalm America on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts. Or go to bit.ly/facepalmpod This episode: Beowulf speaks with Gene Ludwig of the Ludwig Institute for Shared Economic Prosperity and why the unemployment rate doesn't make sense, talks with Igor Volsky of Guns Down America about the new Oath Keeper on the NRA board of directors, and why you should NOT take a bath in borax to unvaxx yourself.
33 minutes | Nov 24, 2021
The Future of Politics: With Guest Michael Steele
Rick Ungar and Michael Steele discuss the difference between the Kyle Rittenhouse and Ahmaud Arbery trial, what to expect from politics in 2024 and how America can empower the people.
20 minutes | Nov 23, 2021
How Progressive Media Is Hurting Joe Biden: With Guest Rick Wilson
Rick Ungar speaks with Rick Wilson, co-founder of The Lincoln Project, about how progressive media is hurting Joe Biden.
33 minutes | Nov 22, 2021
Kyle Rittenhouse's Acquittal: With Guest Rick Tyler
Rick Ungar and Rick Tyler discuss Kyle Rittenhouse's acquittal.
20 minutes | Nov 20, 2021
Early Christmas Decorations And More: With Your Calls
Beowulf takes extra heaps of your audience calls to get ready for Thanksgiving, though we like our holidays one at a time. Please hold off on the Christmas decorations until December!
20 minutes | Nov 18, 2021
This Week's News Headlines: With Guest John Fugelsang
Rick and John Fugelsang dive into this week's news headlines, discussing Paul Gosar's video, Gen. Michael Flynn's comments on religion and developments to the Kyle Rittenhouse trial.
20 minutes | Nov 17, 2021
How Independent Commissions Impact Gerrymandering: With Guest Reid Wilson
How will independent commissions impact gerrymandering? Rick speaks with Reid Wilson.
14 minutes | Nov 17, 2021
What Kamala Harris' Performance Means for Biden's Re-Election: With Guest Myra Adams
What does Kamala Harris' performance mean for Biden's re-election? Rick speaks with Myra Adams.
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