286. Wes Moore (Replay). The Summer of Chaos. Kennedy Out of CNN Debate. But He Could Cost Biden Michigan. Trump Loses Steam with Independents After Conviction—Duh. Putin Visits North Korea. Juneteenth and Flag Day Reflections. It All Started at a Urinal.

Five years ago, almost to the exact day, Wes Moore came on a new upstart podcast and talked about what made him angry. Specifically, he talked about marijuana laws and how they disproportionately impacted communities of color. These laws ruined a lot of people’s lives over the years. And they made a lot of people… Continue reading 286. Wes Moore (Replay). The Summer of Chaos. Kennedy Out of CNN Debate. But He Could Cost Biden Michigan. Trump Loses Steam with Independents After Conviction—Duh. Putin Visits North Korea. Juneteenth and Flag Day Reflections. It All Started at a Urinal.

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285. Willie Geist. Father’s Day Special. America’s Cool Dad Returns to Talk Parenting, Baseball, Covering Trump and Biden, Patriotism, How to be Respectful and Fair. Our Kids Are Watching. Bad Dads. Wes Moore is Jasson Dominguez. The D-Day Challenge.

Willie Geist (@WillieGeist) is America’s cool dad. Hosting Morning Joe on MSNBC all week and hosting his own hugely popular Sunday TODAY show on NBC on the weekends. He’s also a devoted husband and dad. He joins us for a Father’s Day special to talk candidly about how he does both so well. He’s a… Continue reading 285. Willie Geist. Father’s Day Special. America’s Cool Dad Returns to Talk Parenting, Baseball, Covering Trump and Biden, Patriotism, How to be Respectful and Fair. Our Kids Are Watching. Bad Dads. Wes Moore is Jasson Dominguez. The D-Day Challenge.

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284. Marcus Carter. Independent Veteran for Congress in Florida’s 9th. Trump is Guilty. Menendez Says He’s Independent—But He’s Not. Neither is Manchin. Zelensky and Biden at Normandy. D-Day 80 Years Later. Poop Balloons, Sesame Street and Pride 2024.

Summer is here. And it’s getting hot. In America, around the world, and in our politics. And we’re not afraid of some heat. From the Trump verdict to Menendez and Manchin claiming independence to poop balloons. Yes, poop balloons. It’s already a wild summer.  And it’s also a summer of independents. So welcome back to… Continue reading 284. Marcus Carter. Independent Veteran for Congress in Florida’s 9th. Trump is Guilty. Menendez Says He’s Independent—But He’s Not. Neither is Manchin. Zelensky and Biden at Normandy. D-Day 80 Years Later. Poop Balloons, Sesame Street and Pride 2024.

283. LIVE EVENT: The Launch Of American Veterans for Ukraine. The Heroic Founders and Ukrainian Heroes. Celebrating Bill Walton. Role Models and Coach Wooden’s Two Sets of Three. Nikki Haley Folds. RFK Jr Complains About Debate. Biden Blows it on Weed.

Last week you heard from Bonnie Carroll about her work with host Paul Rieckhoff to create the American Veterans for Ukraine organization. Immediately after recording that show, in advance of Memorial Day, at a historic event at Ukraine House in Washington, D.C., five leading voices from the American veterans community formally announced the formation of… Continue reading 283. LIVE EVENT: The Launch Of American Veterans for Ukraine. The Heroic Founders and Ukrainian Heroes. Celebrating Bill Walton. Role Models and Coach Wooden’s Two Sets of Three. Nikki Haley Folds. RFK Jr Complains About Debate. Biden Blows it on Weed.

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282. Bonnie Carroll. Introducing American Veterans For Ukraine. A Powerful New Effort From Five Veteran Powerhouses You’ve Met On The Show. Memorial Day 2024. Usyk Defeats Tyson Fury To Become Heavyweight Champ. Don’t Call It a Comeback.

Another Memorial Day is upon us. A reminder of all those we’ve lost. And, a reminder that no matter how high the stakes, no matter how challenging the odds, as the allied forces showed us on D-Day and throughout WW2, and as generations of American service members throughout other points in history, the underdog can… Continue reading 282. Bonnie Carroll. Introducing American Veterans For Ukraine. A Powerful New Effort From Five Veteran Powerhouses You’ve Met On The Show. Memorial Day 2024. Usyk Defeats Tyson Fury To Become Heavyweight Champ. Don’t Call It a Comeback.

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281. Kodi Sawin. Independent Candidate for Texas State House. Let’s Get VERY Local. Zombie Candidates and Jack’s Smirking Revenge. The Biden vs Trump Debates are Set. And RFK. Jr Won’t Be Part of ‘Em.

This episode we’re headed down south to Texas. America, meet Kodi Sawin (@KodiforTexas). She’s running for the Texas House of Representatives in the 19th district and is up against some stiff competition. But her common sense, no nonsense approach might just have what it takes to win as an independent in deep red (but always… Continue reading 281. Kodi Sawin. Independent Candidate for Texas State House. Let’s Get VERY Local. Zombie Candidates and Jack’s Smirking Revenge. The Biden vs Trump Debates are Set. And RFK. Jr Won’t Be Part of ‘Em.

280. Dan Osborn. Independent Navy Veteran For Senate From Nebraska. From Steamfitter to Senate Candidate. Keeping It Real As A Winning Strategy. RFK Jr’s 9/11 Conspiracy Theories and Brain Worms. DeSantising. Little League Life Lessons.

Welcome back to our groundbreaking “Meet The 2024 Independent Candidates” series—highlighting independent candidates of all kinds, for all levels of office, from all across America. In our second episode in the series we met Shelane Etchison, our first independent VETERAN candidate.  This episode we have another veteran. America, meet inspiring union organizer and INDEPENDENT Navy… Continue reading 280. Dan Osborn. Independent Navy Veteran For Senate From Nebraska. From Steamfitter to Senate Candidate. Keeping It Real As A Winning Strategy. RFK Jr’s 9/11 Conspiracy Theories and Brain Worms. DeSantising. Little League Life Lessons.

279. Shelane Etchison. Special Operations Combat Veteran Running As An Independent For Congress From North Carolina. Can She Beat An Extreme GOP Incumbent and a Dem Who’s Not From There? Will Ft Bragg/Liberty Rally for One of Their Own? Chaos on Campuses.

Welcome back to our groundbreaking “Meet The 2024 Independent Candidates” series—highlighting independent candidates of all kinds, for all levels of office, from all across America. In our second episode in the series, following independent Jared Young running for Senate in Missouri, we have our first independent VETERAN candidate.  Meet inspiring combat veteran, Shelane Etchison (@ShelaneEtchison).… Continue reading 279. Shelane Etchison. Special Operations Combat Veteran Running As An Independent For Congress From North Carolina. Can She Beat An Extreme GOP Incumbent and a Dem Who’s Not From There? Will Ft Bragg/Liberty Rally for One of Their Own? Chaos on Campuses.

278. Jared Young. Independent Candidate for US Senate From Missouri. Can He Beat Josh Hawley & Lucas Kunce? Who Is He, What Does He Stand For, How Does He Define Independent? Congress Finally Delivers for Ukraine. Kennedy’s Whole Family Endorses Biden.

Welcome to the first installment of our groundbreaking “Meet The 2024 Independent Candidates” series—highlighting independent candidates of all kinds, for all levels of office, from all across America.  America, meet Jared Young (@VoteJaredYoung). Jared is the independent candidate for Senate from Missouri running against Republican incumbent Senator Josh Hawley and underperforming Democrat Lucas Kunce. It’s… Continue reading 278. Jared Young. Independent Candidate for US Senate From Missouri. Can He Beat Josh Hawley & Lucas Kunce? Who Is He, What Does He Stand For, How Does He Define Independent? Congress Finally Delivers for Ukraine. Kennedy’s Whole Family Endorses Biden.

277. Mayor Yemi Mobolade. America’s Independent Mayor is Back. Who Will He Endorse for President? The Advantages of Being An Independent Politician. Who the Hell is Melina Abdullah? Trump on Trial. Ukraine’s 1 to 10 Problem. Tee Ball is Life.

The spring offensive is here. The spring offensive of news, chaos, war and misinformation. The spring offensive, attacking democracy foreign and domestic. A spring offensive before the summer storm. A storm of the century.  It’s a storm that’s sweeping across Ukraine. It’s sweeping across America. It’s sweeping across the globe. And despite the fear and… Continue reading 277. Mayor Yemi Mobolade. America’s Independent Mayor is Back. Who Will He Endorse for President? The Advantages of Being An Independent Politician. Who the Hell is Melina Abdullah? Trump on Trial. Ukraine’s 1 to 10 Problem. Tee Ball is Life.

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