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118. Stephen Colbert (Rewind). A Look Back at the Best of the Best. Taking on Trump, The Supreme Court Battle, Breonna Taylor, Leadership After Loss, Stephen’s Dog Eating Ai Weiwei’s Art, Joking in the Face of Fear, Laughing at the Devil.

118. Stephen Colbert (Rewind). A Look Back at the Best of the Best. Taking on Trump, The Supreme Court Battle, Breonna Taylor, Leadership After Loss, Stephen’s Dog Eating Ai Weiwei’s Art, Joking in the Face of Fear, Laughing at the Devil.

As America emerges from the pandemic, we’re taking a little break. But never fear, we’ve got a lot of good stuff in the archive. And if you’ve never heard this episode you’re in for a treat. And if you’re a long time listener, we think you’ll enjoy hearing this gem again.  From Episode 78 – ...
117. Henry Rollins (REWIND). A look back at one of the best of the best. The punk legend and activist shares the epic story of his big break. And sounds off on the state of America.

117. Henry Rollins (REWIND). A look back at one of the best of the best. The punk legend and activist shares the epic story of his big break. And sounds off on the state of America.

As America emerges from the pandemic, we’re taking a little break. But never fear, we’ve got a lot of good stuff in the archive. And if you’ve never heard this episode you’re in for a treat. And if you’re a long time listener, we think you’ll enjoy hearing this gem again.  From Feb. 29, 2020: ...
116: Sebastian Junger. FREEDOM. The Iconic Author on His Must-Read New Book, Memorial Day, Losing His Close Friend in Combat, Walking Across America, Almost Dying, President Biden, the Soul of America, Smoking Cigarettes and Getting Shot At.

116: Sebastian Junger. FREEDOM. The Iconic Author on His Must-Read New Book, Memorial Day, Losing His Close Friend in Combat, Walking Across America, Almost Dying, President Biden, the Soul of America, Smoking Cigarettes and Getting Shot At.

Sebastian Junger is one of the most important authors, thinkers and public intellectuals in America. And one of the most interesting guys you’ll ever hear. He’s also a true badass and adventurer—the spirit of Hemingway—who joined us in Episode 100 and is back to talk candidly about his highly-anticipated, sure-to-be-best-selling new book, Freedom.    Throughout ...
115. Molly McKew. Unpacking Cyber Attacks Hitting America–from SolarWinds to the Colonial Pipeline. Who is DarkSide? What Will Hackers Hit Next? Congress Votes To Investigate the Insurrection. Lollapalooza, Talladega & T-ball.

115. Molly McKew. Unpacking Cyber Attacks Hitting America–from SolarWinds to the Colonial Pipeline. Who is DarkSide? What Will Hackers Hit Next? Congress Votes To Investigate the Insurrection. Lollapalooza, Talladega & T-ball.

We’re finally winning the war against the coronavirus. But what about the next war? While many in Congress want you to breeze past the pandemic failures, or the failures to stop a predictable and preventable insurrection attack, new attacks are happening right now. And have been happening for years. And as the summer comes and ...
114. Wes Chatham. How The Expanse in 2050 is Like America in 2021. One of the Greatest Denzel Stories You’ll Ever Hear. Drinking vs Smoking. From Navy Petty Officer Third Class to Hollywood Badass. FORs (Friends of Ron Perlman). Liz Cheney vs the GOP.

114. Wes Chatham. How The Expanse in 2050 is Like America in 2021. One of the Greatest Denzel Stories You’ll Ever Hear. Drinking vs Smoking. From Navy Petty Officer Third Class to Hollywood Badass. FORs (Friends of Ron Perlman). Liz Cheney vs the GOP.

“Liz Cheney is 1 of only 10 Republican House members who voted to impeach President Mayhem over his role in inciting the deadly January 6 insurrection and attack on America at our Capitol. And never forget–even as time passes–almost 6 months later–it was an insurrection. It was an attack on America.  But too many in ...
113: Ruben Gallego. Congressman & USMC Veteran. Inside The Capitol On January 6th. Political Mortal Kombat. Majorie Taylor Greene Calls Him a “Coward.” Protecting Allies in Afghanistan. Will He Run Against Sen Kyrsten Sinema? Biden is AWOL on Burn Pits.

113: Ruben Gallego. Congressman & USMC Veteran. Inside The Capitol On January 6th. Political Mortal Kombat. Majorie Taylor Greene Calls Him a “Coward.” Protecting Allies in Afghanistan. Will He Run Against Sen Kyrsten Sinema? Biden is AWOL on Burn Pits.

Mortal Kombat is a new movie based on the old video game. And now, it’s the #1 film in America. If you don’t know, it’s about fighting. And it’s also the state of affairs in Washington. In 2021, every day in Congress is a kind of mortal combat.  But the violence and fighting in Washington ...
112: Paul Begala. America Is Bouncing Off Bottom. Are Democrats Winning or Losing? Biden’s Address & First 100 Days. The Future of Independent Politics. Can Matthew McConaughey Win in Texas? Guns or Shovels. Are Dems Too Woke? Cursing, Drinking & Twitter.

112: Paul Begala. America Is Bouncing Off Bottom. Are Democrats Winning or Losing? Biden’s Address & First 100 Days. The Future of Independent Politics. Can Matthew McConaughey Win in Texas? Guns or Shovels. Are Dems Too Woke? Cursing, Drinking & Twitter.

“Thank you for your patience.” That’s how President Biden ended his historic and unusual address to the joint session of Congress. After all we’ve been through over the last four years. And after the last year especially, America was in the roughest place of our lifetime. And we hit rock bottom on January 6, 2021. ...
111. Baratunde Thurston. Derek Chauvin is Guilty. Analyzing Media Coverage of the Trial. How The Hell Do We Process All This? The George Floyd Murder is the Mỹ Lai Massacre of Policing. Going to High School with Jon Bernthal.

111. Baratunde Thurston. Derek Chauvin is Guilty. Analyzing Media Coverage of the Trial. How The Hell Do We Process All This? The George Floyd Murder is the Mỹ Lai Massacre of Policing. Going to High School with Jon Bernthal.

The biggest verdict of or time is in and Officer Derek Chauvin is guilty of murder. Is America guilty of celebrating too much? Is this a turning point–or just a one-off? Did American political leaders do enough? What are the parallels between the 2020 George Floyd murder video and 2002 beheading video of journalist Daniel ...
110: Jon Bernthal.  The Iconic Actor Gets Real About America at a Crossroads.  Defining Toughness, DC Statehood and Insurrectionist Using The Punisher Skull. The Walking Dead, George Floyd, Fatherhood, Sativa, DMX, Pitbulls.

110: Jon Bernthal. The Iconic Actor Gets Real About America at a Crossroads. Defining Toughness, DC Statehood and Insurrectionist Using The Punisher Skull. The Walking Dead, George Floyd, Fatherhood, Sativa, DMX, Pitbulls.

President Biden has declared the war in Afghanistan over. The George Floyd murder case continues to unfold. Coronavirus variants are spreading fast. And the J & J vaccine is on pause. It’s still a tough time in America. 100 days into the Biden presidency, things remain pretty damn turbulent. And Americans are still deeply divided. ...
109. Ethan Nadelmann. Pre-4/20 Marijuana Special Episode. New York Legalizes Cannabis. Should All Drugs Be Legal? Can Weed Spark America’s Post-Pandemic Economic Recovery?

109. Ethan Nadelmann. Pre-4/20 Marijuana Special Episode. New York Legalizes Cannabis. Should All Drugs Be Legal? Can Weed Spark America’s Post-Pandemic Economic Recovery?

The marijuana reform movement is on fire. In the election last year, beneath all the Biden and Trump drama, every single state-level cannabis ballot initiative passed–from New Jersey to Mississippi to South Dakota. And now, New York state has legalized the green stuff. Federal legalization is gaining steam, the industry is exploding and everyone wants ...
108. Rick Sorkin & Sharon Koppelman Spring Break Special! Meet The Son and Mother Hosts of the New Righteous Media Pod:  Everybody & Their Mother Has a Podcast. Also, Cannabis is Finally Legal in NY!

108. Rick Sorkin & Sharon Koppelman Spring Break Special! Meet The Son and Mother Hosts of the New Righteous Media Pod: Everybody & Their Mother Has a Podcast. Also, Cannabis is Finally Legal in NY!

It’s spring break this week for millions of kids across America. School’s out, Passover, Easter, and March Madness are also here, and millions nationwide are spending extra time with family. And so are we. In this special episode, we are thrilled to introduce you to two new members of our media family: the captivating hosts ...
107: Jake Wood.  Reinforcements Are Here.  How Team Rubicon Vaccinated 617,000 Americans The Marine Sniper Breaks Down Our Mass Shooting Problem Fighting Domestic Extremism Upstream With Purpose Coping With The Grind Jake’s New Baby Is A Hero

107: Jake Wood. Reinforcements Are Here. How Team Rubicon Vaccinated 617,000 Americans The Marine Sniper Breaks Down Our Mass Shooting Problem Fighting Domestic Extremism Upstream With Purpose Coping With The Grind Jake’s New Baby Is A Hero

Things are warming up in America. And hope is finally spreading faster than the virus. It looks like the second half of 2021 will be a whole lot better than the last year. That’s thanks to the dramatic increase in focus, coordination and teamwork. It’s also thanks to courageous leaders like Jake Wood (@JakeWoodTR)–social entrepreneur, ...
106: Bianna Golodryga.  Should Schools Reopen Now? How Texas Represents the Future of America (Good and Bad). Breaking Down Russia, Putin, Navalny and What’s Next. March Madness, the Advantages of Running and One Shining Moment.

106: Bianna Golodryga. Should Schools Reopen Now? How Texas Represents the Future of America (Good and Bad). Breaking Down Russia, Putin, Navalny and What’s Next. March Madness, the Advantages of Running and One Shining Moment.

As we finally spring ahead and March Madness begins, Independent Americans is the #1 seed in your bracket for fresh, independent news, politics, culture and inspiration. It’s a no-BS perspective you won’t find anywhere else in the media. One that always dominates the paint on national security, foreign affairs, leadership, and social impact.  March Madness ...
105. Wes Moore. Robin Hood’s CEO on One Year of The Pandemic Coming 2 America, Harry & Meghan & The Expanse How the COVID Child Tax Credit Will Transform America Is Wes Running for Governor? The Murder of 2LT Richard Collins, Extremism & Mountains

105. Wes Moore. Robin Hood’s CEO on One Year of The Pandemic Coming 2 America, Harry & Meghan & The Expanse How the COVID Child Tax Credit Will Transform America Is Wes Running for Governor? The Murder of 2LT Richard Collins, Extremism & Mountains

As spring finally nears, Independent Americans blooms as your fresh, trusted, independent source for news, politics, culture and inspiration. It’s a smart, dynamic perspective you won’t find anywhere else in the media. And one that’s always grounded in a focus on national security, leadership and social impact.  The weather is getting warmer. The vaccine is ...
104. Malcolm Nance. The Nostradamus of National Security Returns for a Threat Analysis World Tour.  Will Extremists and QAnon Hit Again This Week?  Biden Hits Iran, Russia and Saudi Arabia.  Fox News’ Laura Ingraham Hits Malcolm. Malcolm hits back.

104. Malcolm Nance. The Nostradamus of National Security Returns for a Threat Analysis World Tour. Will Extremists and QAnon Hit Again This Week? Biden Hits Iran, Russia and Saudi Arabia. Fox News’ Laura Ingraham Hits Malcolm. Malcolm hits back.

Independent Americans is your trusted, independent source for news, politics, culture and inspiration. It’s a smart, fresh, candid perspective you won’t find anywhere else in the media. And we’ll always be grounded in a focus on national security, foreign affairs and domestic threats.  Despite the lack of media coverage, America is still very much at ...
Episode 103: Darren Walker.  Ford Foundation President. Why Hope Is the Oxygen Of Democracy.  How Philanthropy is Fighting COVID, Extremism, Inequality.  Why Texas Is a Model for What’s Broken in America.  How Work Gets Done in the Gray Space. Perseverance.

Episode 103: Darren Walker. Ford Foundation President. Why Hope Is the Oxygen Of Democracy. How Philanthropy is Fighting COVID, Extremism, Inequality. Why Texas Is a Model for What’s Broken in America. How Work Gets Done in the Gray Space. Perseverance.

  Independent Americans is your trusted, independent source for news, politics, culture and inspiration. It’s a smart, fresh, candid perspective you won’t find anywhere else in the media.  Winter is dragging on, but we’re bringing light to warm things up. Our host, Paul Rieckhoff (@PaulRieckhoff) is tearing into a pivotal week in the quest for ...
102. Ken Feinberg.  What Is A Human Life Worth? How Should America Face Another Tragedy? The 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Special Master & Legal Expert on a 1/6 Commission, Justice, Merrick Garland & Independent Leadership in Times of Crisis & Loss.

102. Ken Feinberg. What Is A Human Life Worth? How Should America Face Another Tragedy? The 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Special Master & Legal Expert on a 1/6 Commission, Justice, Merrick Garland & Independent Leadership in Times of Crisis & Loss.

Independent Americans is your trusted, independent source for news, politics, culture and inspiration. It’s a smart, fun, candid perspective you won’t find anywhere else in the media.  Guest Ken Feinberg is a master of disaster. He’s a leader who has been asked multiple times, by multiple Presidents, to do the impossible: to determine the dollar ...
101. Evan McMullin.  The Independent Presidential Candidate on the Future of Independent Politics.  The CIA Veteran Breaks Down the Insurrection.  The Former GOP Strategist Analyzes the Impeachment and Destruction of the Party He Once Served.

101. Evan McMullin. The Independent Presidential Candidate on the Future of Independent Politics. The CIA Veteran Breaks Down the Insurrection. The Former GOP Strategist Analyzes the Impeachment and Destruction of the Party He Once Served.

Welcome to Season 2. Yep, we’ve changed the name of the show.  For 100 episodes, we were united in our understandable anger. We were united in highlighting for others issues that had us angry–and should have everyone angry. And we were united in turning that anger into positive impact. That positive impact inspired action, supported ...
100. Sebastian Junger. The Bestselling Author and Award-Winning Filmmaker Dissects Our Country in Crisis. Exploring the Tortured and Fighting Spirit of America. Redefining Patriotism, Leadership and Freedom. Our Real Super Bowl.

100. Sebastian Junger. The Bestselling Author and Award-Winning Filmmaker Dissects Our Country in Crisis. Exploring the Tortured and Fighting Spirit of America. Redefining Patriotism, Leadership and Freedom. Our Real Super Bowl.

Before he was slain serving as a Capitol Hill Police officer, Brian Sicknick served in the Air Force. Officer Sicknick survived multiple deployments to the Middle East, only to be killed at home by his fellow citizens inside his own nation’s capital. He was the first casualty in America’s new war with itself.  Our Congress, ...
99. DISPATCH SPECIAL: Fred Guttenberg. The Heroic Parkland Dad Confronts Representative Majorie Taylor Greene. On The Anniversary of His Daughter’s Death, A Father Is Fighting A Member of Congress Who Says It Didn’t Happen. How You Can Help.

99. DISPATCH SPECIAL: Fred Guttenberg. The Heroic Parkland Dad Confronts Representative Majorie Taylor Greene. On The Anniversary of His Daughter’s Death, A Father Is Fighting A Member of Congress Who Says It Didn’t Happen. How You Can Help.

Just when you think things can’t shock you anymore, politics in America finds a way.  We now all know about Q Anon. And we’re learning more and more about the role it/they played in the January 6 terrorist attack on our Capitol. And over the next few weeks, as the second impeachment trial of Donald ...
98. Charlotte Clymer Returns. Understanding the End of Trump’s Transgender Military Ban. Vetting Denis McDonough For VA Secretary. Biden’s Busy First Week. The Next Domestic Terrorism Threat.

98. Charlotte Clymer Returns. Understanding the End of Trump’s Transgender Military Ban. Vetting Denis McDonough For VA Secretary. Biden’s Busy First Week. The Next Domestic Terrorism Threat.

Maybe you’ve slept better recently knowing that Trump no longer has access to our military. And to our nukes. But stakes are still high. As high as ever. And we’re gonna continue to break it down. This is not the time to rest—or even celebrate. That time is over. This is the time to stay ...
97. SPECIAL DISPATCH: Wayne Smith. Reflections on Inauguration. “The Oracle” Returns. How We Heal Our Broken Country. The Promise the Future Holds.

97. SPECIAL DISPATCH: Wayne Smith. Reflections on Inauguration. “The Oracle” Returns. How We Heal Our Broken Country. The Promise the Future Holds.

We finally have a new president. A president who wants to be a uniter. A president we all hope can reach beyond partisanship. No matter how hard it will be.  This post-inauguration special of The Dispatches features an important conversation with a leader who is a national voice of reason — Wayne Smith—a man we ...
96. SPECIAL DISPATCH: Dan Lamothe. The Washington Post Pentagon Reporter. BREAKING: 12 National Guard Soldiers Removed from Inauguration Duty. How Safe Is DC? Inside the Military Presence in Washington. Screening 25,000 Troops for Extremism.

96. SPECIAL DISPATCH: Dan Lamothe. The Washington Post Pentagon Reporter. BREAKING: 12 National Guard Soldiers Removed from Inauguration Duty. How Safe Is DC? Inside the Military Presence in Washington. Screening 25,000 Troops for Extremism.

This pre-inauguration special installment of The Dispatches features an urgent conversation with a leader who is covering maybe the most important story in America right now: our national, military response to the rising, imminent domestic threat at the inauguration and beyond.  As 25,000 National Guard troops envelope Washington, DC, The Washington Post is now reporting ...
95. DISPATCH SPECIAL: Jason Dempsey. Are We Facing an American Insurgency? What Violence Is Yet To Come? Impeachment Gut Check.

95. DISPATCH SPECIAL: Jason Dempsey. Are We Facing an American Insurgency? What Violence Is Yet To Come? Impeachment Gut Check.

Most of the American media is looking back. In this episode, we’re looking forward.  We are now truly a country at war. At war with the domestic terrorists. At war with the coronavirus. At war with a racist legacy. In 2021, America is at war with ourselves.  The Dispatches is a quick-hit series of breaking ...
94. DISPATCH SPECIAL: Malcolm Nance. Is An Insurgency What Comes Next? America Under Attack.

94. DISPATCH SPECIAL: Malcolm Nance. Is An Insurgency What Comes Next? America Under Attack.

We are now truly a country at war. At war with the domestic terrorists. At war with the coronavirus. At war with a racist legacy. In 2021, America is at war with ourselves.  The Dispatches is a quick-hit series of breaking news podcasts hosted by Iraq war veteran, author and activist Paul Rieckhoff that gives ...
93. Chuck Hagel. Insurrection in America. Terror in the Capitol. President Mayhem blows it all up. All living SecDefs sound the alarm. The Dems take Georgia. What happens next? The former SecDef and Rieckhoff break it down.

93. Chuck Hagel. Insurrection in America. Terror in the Capitol. President Mayhem blows it all up. All living SecDefs sound the alarm. The Dems take Georgia. What happens next? The former SecDef and Rieckhoff break it down.

America is under attack from within. Domestic terrorists invaded the Capitol. President Mayhem is blowing it all up on his way out. For months on Angry Americans, we warned that this could happen. It’s a dark time for all Americans. But this episode will help you understand it, unpack the causes and failures, and prepare ...
92. Happy New Year with Henry Rollins. End 2020 and/or Start Your 2021 with the Iconic Punk Rock and Spoken Word Legend.

92. Happy New Year with Henry Rollins. End 2020 and/or Start Your 2021 with the Iconic Punk Rock and Spoken Word Legend.

It’s a perfect way to end 2020 and start 20201. With the American icon, punk rock legend, thought-leader, author, political activist and spoken-word master, Henry Rollins (@HenryRollins). Henry is one of the most interesting, most experienced, most entertaining, most thought-provoking activists in the world. And a conscience for America.  If you love Henry, this will ...
91. Stephen Colbert, Susan Rice, Mick Foley and More: What Makes You Happy? The 2020 Christmas/Hanukkah/Festivus/Holiday Special. Gifts of Insight from Our Best Guests to End Your Year On A High Note With The 4 I’s.

91. Stephen Colbert, Susan Rice, Mick Foley and More: What Makes You Happy? The 2020 Christmas/Hanukkah/Festivus/Holiday Special. Gifts of Insight from Our Best Guests to End Your Year On A High Note With The 4 I’s.

Whew! We made it. 2020 is almost over. Finally. But before it is, we want to celebrate Hanukkah, Christmas, Festivus and the entire holiday season with one little present of a pod for all our good little angry Americans all around the world. Our host Paul Rieckhoff (@PaulRieckhoff) has coordinated with Santa for one last ...
90. Jason Alexander. He’s back! Our Second Annual Festivus Holiday Special with Jason. Rieckhoff’s Christmas List For America. VA Secretary Wilkie Must Resign. Tom Cruise is Not Wrong. COVID Blessed. Pancakes or Waffles?

90. Jason Alexander. He’s back! Our Second Annual Festivus Holiday Special with Jason. Rieckhoff’s Christmas List For America. VA Secretary Wilkie Must Resign. Tom Cruise is Not Wrong. COVID Blessed. Pancakes or Waffles?

Festivus is here again! And so is the great Jason Alexander. Star of stage and screen, winner of Tonys and Golden Globes, loved worldwide as George Constanza on Seinfeld, and insightful dropper of knowledge. Festivus is a secular holiday, made famous by the show Seinfeld and is celebrated on December 23, as an alternative to ...
89. Admiral James Stavridis. The Brilliant Navy 4-Star and Rieckhoff Break Down the Pandemic, Trump vs the Pentagon, Biden’s Controversial Picks for Veterans Affairs and Defense, The Future of Independent Politics, Cold Martinis and Fiat Convertibles.

89. Admiral James Stavridis. The Brilliant Navy 4-Star and Rieckhoff Break Down the Pandemic, Trump vs the Pentagon, Biden’s Controversial Picks for Veterans Affairs and Defense, The Future of Independent Politics, Cold Martinis and Fiat Convertibles.

The anniversary of the devastating attack on Pearl Harbor was this week. And almost exactly 79 years later, American is experiencing a Pearl Harbor loss of life from the pandemic every single day. And just like after Pearl Harbor, our national response will be led by America’s military. It’s the Department of Defense (and the ...
88. Dr. Paul Haser. Winter is Here. Inside an Emergency Room Fighting the Virus. COVID is Like Glitter. New York: From the Pearl Harbor of the American Pandemic to Occupied France. Trump Vetoing the Defense Budget. Pentagon Purge Continues.

88. Dr. Paul Haser. Winter is Here. Inside an Emergency Room Fighting the Virus. COVID is Like Glitter. New York: From the Pearl Harbor of the American Pandemic to Occupied France. Trump Vetoing the Defense Budget. Pentagon Purge Continues.

Winter is here. And we’ve got one last very hard month of 2020. But as the weather turns cold, our country is burning with the virus. With the pandemic surging nationwide, our independent host, Paul Rieckhoff (@PaulRieckhoff) breaks it down and rips into the most under-reported story in America: Trump’s ongoing purge of the Pentagon. ...
87. Rachel Maddow (Replay). Thanksgiving 2020. A Conversation to Warm Your Heart, Feed Your Brain, and Inspire Your Soul.

87. Rachel Maddow (Replay). Thanksgiving 2020. A Conversation to Warm Your Heart, Feed Your Brain, and Inspire Your Soul.

2020 has been a feast of insanity and stress. But even in a pandemic, there is still reason to be thankful. And this Thanksgiving season, after 86 episodes of Angry Americans, we’re extremely thankful for all the important, inspiring and iconic guests that have joined us. And few have been more popular than Rachel Maddow ...
86. Chuck D. Fighting the Power (2020 Remix). Public Enemy’s Iconic Founder on Trump, Biden, Harris, Black Lives Matter, SpaceX, Getting Old, Advice from Prince, the Future of Music, the NY Knicks.

86. Chuck D. Fighting the Power (2020 Remix). Public Enemy’s Iconic Founder on Trump, Biden, Harris, Black Lives Matter, SpaceX, Getting Old, Advice from Prince, the Future of Music, the NY Knicks.

As America faces power fights like we’ve never seen before, the legendary founder of Public Enemy joins us to explore and explain fighting the power: 2020 style. This is Chuck D–a voice of consciousness, outrage, inspiration and action for over 35 years—unplugged and uninterrupted. Just when our country needs it the most.  Chuck D (@MisterChuckD) ...
85. General Barry McCaffrey. Biden Wins. BUT “You should be alarmed”. America in Crisis. Chaos at the Pentagon. Another Secretary of Defense Goes Down. The Most Volatile Veterans Day in our Lifetime. Chappelle and Starting Over.

85. General Barry McCaffrey. Biden Wins. BUT “You should be alarmed”. America in Crisis. Chaos at the Pentagon. Another Secretary of Defense Goes Down. The Most Volatile Veterans Day in our Lifetime. Chappelle and Starting Over.

No matter what Tucker Carlson or your crazy uncle says, Joe Biden defeated Donald Trump in the 2020 election for President of the United States. Yes, he did it. Yes, we did it. Joe Biden and Kamala Harris won. America won. We won. Trump lost. Authoritarianism lost. Trumpism lost. History is made. The good one ...
84. Molly McKew. Biden Beating Trump. Russians Are Attacking Our Election Right Now. How You Can Defend America From Misinformation. Wizard Spider, The Trickboy Botnet and Other Scarily-Named Bad Guys. Why You Should Delete Zoom. Yesper On The Edge.

84. Molly McKew. Biden Beating Trump. Russians Are Attacking Our Election Right Now. How You Can Defend America From Misinformation. Wizard Spider, The Trickboy Botnet and Other Scarily-Named Bad Guys. Why You Should Delete Zoom. Yesper On The Edge.

“We expect panic,” that’s what a Russian hacker involved in attacks on America is predicting.   As Election results unfold all across our political battlefield, there’s a massive war happening nationwide that most Americans can’t see. Hackers, cyber terrorists and information warriors from Russia and around the world are taking shots at your election machines, your ...
83. Dr. Vin Gupta. The Pandemic Expert & Air Force Major on COVID & Election Day, How to Keep Loved Ones Safe, Whether or Not to Get on a Plane, Sending Kids Into Classrooms, Going Home for Thanksgiving. Halloween’s Never Been Scarier.

83. Dr. Vin Gupta. The Pandemic Expert & Air Force Major on COVID & Election Day, How to Keep Loved Ones Safe, Whether or Not to Get on a Plane, Sending Kids Into Classrooms, Going Home for Thanksgiving. Halloween’s Never Been Scarier.

As Election Day finally hits America, so does the pandemic. Voter turnout is soaring–and so are COVID cases. It’s the scariest Halloween in recent history. But we’ve got no tricks in this episode–it’s all treats. We’ve got useful, thoughtful, candid analysis and recommendations from one of the brightest public health minds in America.  Dr. Vin ...
82. Chuck Hagel. The Former Sec. of Defense on Trump, His Relationship with Biden, American Leadership in Crisis, the Future of Independent Politics, the Debate, and Epic Halloween Costumes. From Wounded Army Private in Vietnam to Leading the Pentagon.

82. Chuck Hagel. The Former Sec. of Defense on Trump, His Relationship with Biden, American Leadership in Crisis, the Future of Independent Politics, the Debate, and Epic Halloween Costumes. From Wounded Army Private in Vietnam to Leading the Pentagon.

“We are solvers of problems–as Americans.” -Chuck Hagel.  These are tough times in America. And it’s time to listen to our toughest leaders. Leaders like Chuck Hagel.  Chuck Hagel is a true American success story–and has been an independent voice of reason on our political landscape for a generation. Hagel served as the 24th ...
81. Malcolm Nance. What Happens The Day After Election Day? Preparing for Imminent Violence and Domestic Terrorism. President Mayhem vs Chairman of the Joint Chiefs General Milley. Malcolm’s Awesome SCIF, Last Resort, Jericho, Red Dawn and Hannah Montana.

81. Malcolm Nance. What Happens The Day After Election Day? Preparing for Imminent Violence and Domestic Terrorism. President Mayhem vs Chairman of the Joint Chiefs General Milley. Malcolm’s Awesome SCIF, Last Resort, Jericho, Red Dawn and Hannah Montana.

For years now, we’ve all been focused on November 3. 2020. Election Day, 2020. Everyone is understandably obsessed over primaries, swing states, turnout, voter suppression, down-ballot races, and Russian attacks. And we’ve all been focused on Election Day, November 3, 2020. But few are talking about what happens on November 4. Few are talking about ...
80. Mick Foley. The Wrestling Legend Speaks Out. Trump’s Time in the WWE. Harris/Pence Smackdown. The Rock For President? Dude Love’s Message for All. The Superspreader Blames Gold Star Families. RIP, Eddie Van Halen.

80. Mick Foley. The Wrestling Legend Speaks Out. Trump’s Time in the WWE. Harris/Pence Smackdown. The Rock For President? Dude Love’s Message for All. The Superspreader Blames Gold Star Families. RIP, Eddie Van Halen.

From Trump’s time at Wrestlemania and subsequent induction into the WWE Hall of Fame, to rumors of Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson running for President, to Linda McMahon’s run for the Senate, to Jesse “The Body” Ventura’s surprise independent election as the Governor of Minnesota, American politics and wrestling have been intertwined for decades now. And ...
79. Christine Todd Whitman. Sh!tshow Debate Recap with the Former NJ Governor. The Future of the Republican Party. The Impact of The Lincoln Project. Her Message to 9/11 First Responders Now. Grandparenting in the Pandemic.

79. Christine Todd Whitman. Sh!tshow Debate Recap with the Former NJ Governor. The Future of the Republican Party. The Impact of The Lincoln Project. Her Message to 9/11 First Responders Now. Grandparenting in the Pandemic.

The first debate between Trump and Biden was a disgusting mess. But what did it really mean for the election? And for America? Will it change anything? Will it move independents and Republicans? What is the future of the Republican party if Trump loses? Former New Jersey Governor, Environmental Protection Agency Chief and current Chairwoman ...
78. Stephen Colbert. Taking on Trump, The Supreme Court Battle, Breonna Taylor, Leadership After Loss, Stephen’s Dog Eating Ai Weiwei’s Art, Joking in the Face of Fear, Laughing at the Devil.

78. Stephen Colbert. Taking on Trump, The Supreme Court Battle, Breonna Taylor, Leadership After Loss, Stephen’s Dog Eating Ai Weiwei’s Art, Joking in the Face of Fear, Laughing at the Devil.

“Fear is the mind killer. If you’re laughing you’re not afraid.” Wise words in this groundbreaking new episode from a truly iconic guest: Stephen Colbert (@StephenAtHome). Stephen joins us from his home–uninterrupted and unedited in this fun, candid and inspiring episode. As we enter the most trying and important fall of our lifetime, Angry ...
77. Rob Serra, FDNY. With America on Fire, Our Favorite Firefighter Hero Returns. West Coast Wildfires, Burn Pits, #NeverForget Forgotten This 9/11, Jon Stewart’s Fire, COVID Burning First Responders. Peeps Canceled.

77. Rob Serra, FDNY. With America on Fire, Our Favorite Firefighter Hero Returns. West Coast Wildfires, Burn Pits, #NeverForget Forgotten This 9/11, Jon Stewart’s Fire, COVID Burning First Responders. Peeps Canceled.

9/11 First Responder and retired New York City firefighter Rob Serra (@SerraRob) represents the best of us. He’s a helper. A leader who runs into danger when others run out. And for the last six months, he’s been hunkered down in his basement. He’s leading this time by keeping himself safe from COVID19 so he ...
76. Jason Dempsey, PhD. Trump Calls Troops “Losers” and “Suckers.” Will The Military Save Us? Generals Mattis and Kelly Are Complicit. The 19th Anniversary of 9/11. The Best Peeps Answer Ever.

76. Jason Dempsey, PhD. Trump Calls Troops “Losers” and “Suckers.” Will The Military Save Us? Generals Mattis and Kelly Are Complicit. The 19th Anniversary of 9/11. The Best Peeps Answer Ever.

Trump has been caught by his own words. Demeaning the military, disrespecting our Generals, downplaying the virus, and lying to the American people. But what happens now? How is the Pentagon reacting? Will this moment be his Waterloo? Can President Mayhem survive the onslaught of bad news–especially when so much of it is focused on ...
75. Rosie Perez, Henry Rollins, Stephanie Ruhle, Norman Lear, Meghan McCain, David Aldridge, Ambassador Susan Rice, Jason Alexander, Sam Bee. The Best of the Car Question.

75. Rosie Perez, Henry Rollins, Stephanie Ruhle, Norman Lear, Meghan McCain, David Aldridge, Ambassador Susan Rice, Jason Alexander, Sam Bee. The Best of the Car Question.

We’ve had some amazing guests join the pod over the last year and a half. And every single one of them has gotten “The Car Question”. As we end an epically crazy summer, and roll into a chaotic and daunting fall, our host Paul Rieckhoff (@PaulRieckhoff), shares pieces of some of the most fun conversations ...
74. Fred Guttenberg. The Powerful Parkland Dad Speaks Out On The Republican National Convention, The 17-year-old Shooter In Kenosha, Biden vs Trump, Getting Thrown Out Of The State Of The Union. Rieckhoff Rips into RNC, DNC, NBA, Hurricane Laura.

74. Fred Guttenberg. The Powerful Parkland Dad Speaks Out On The Republican National Convention, The 17-year-old Shooter In Kenosha, Biden vs Trump, Getting Thrown Out Of The State Of The Union. Rieckhoff Rips into RNC, DNC, NBA, Hurricane Laura.

If anyone has a right to be angry it’s Fred Guttenberg. He suffered a terrible loss when his 14-year-old daughter Jamie was shot at Parkland, Florida’s Stoneman Douglas High School. Despite his pain, he emerged the very next day. He spoke at a vigil addressing his community. It was carried nationally and the entire ...
73. Mayor Pete Buttigieg (Replay). The Democratic Convention. President Obama is Angry. The Dems Miss on National Security and Politicize The Troops. Trump Says No Americans Have Died in Afghanistan. The Octonauts Are Awesome.

73. Mayor Pete Buttigieg (Replay). The Democratic Convention. President Obama is Angry. The Dems Miss on National Security and Politicize The Troops. Trump Says No Americans Have Died in Afghanistan. The Octonauts Are Awesome.

Our host, combat veteran, author and renowned independent activist Paul Rieckhoff (@PaulRieckhoff) rips into a weird and historic Democratic National Convention with a focus on national security, military and veterans affairs. Rieckhoff has himself attended every Democratic and Republic convention since 2004. He breaks down the winners and the losers–and how the democrats missed a ...
72. General Mark Hertling On The Threats Facing America. The Pandemic, Russia, Trump Yanks Troops From Germany, Unrest in Belarus. Is Kamala Harris Ready to be Commander-in-Chief? President Mayhem vs The Post Office. RIP, College Football 2020.

72. General Mark Hertling On The Threats Facing America. The Pandemic, Russia, Trump Yanks Troops From Germany, Unrest in Belarus. Is Kamala Harris Ready to be Commander-in-Chief? President Mayhem vs The Post Office. RIP, College Football 2020.

As the pandemic, the 2020 election and Black Lives Matter protests dominate new headlines, America’s national security is more vulnerable than at any other time in recent memory. Our military has been weakened, our troops have been politicized, our people are sick, our country is divided, and our enemies are celebrating. Everyone is talking about ...
71. Rex Chapman. The Master of Twitter Inspiration and Former NBA Star on the Pandemic, Trump, BLM, and Sports Reopening. Shutting Down Mitch McConnell. Opening Up About Opioid Addiction. Playing for Team USA with the Admiral. Going Viral in a Pandemic.

71. Rex Chapman. The Master of Twitter Inspiration and Former NBA Star on the Pandemic, Trump, BLM, and Sports Reopening. Shutting Down Mitch McConnell. Opening Up About Opioid Addiction. Playing for Team USA with the Admiral. Going Viral in a Pandemic.

Former NBA star (@RexChapman) has quickly become one of the single most popular and beloved figures on Twitter. Rex was a basketball superstar. He took the Kentucky Wildcats to the Sweet 16. And played for the USA national team in the Pan-AM games.  He was an NBA lottery pick, going #8 overall in the ...
70. Montel Williams. The TV Icon and Decorated Veteran on Fighting MS, Trump and Stupidity. Leading on Cannabis Reform. America’s Lack of Discipline. The Wall of Vets. Baseball Bumbles The Reopening.

70. Montel Williams. The TV Icon and Decorated Veteran on Fighting MS, Trump and Stupidity. Leading on Cannabis Reform. America’s Lack of Discipline. The Wall of Vets. Baseball Bumbles The Reopening.

Trump still refuses to address Russia paying bounties to kill American troops, the pandemic continues to spread across the military and veterans community especially, baseball has shut down right after opening day, and schools nationwide are in limbo. If you’re not angry, you’re not paying attention. Independent activist, Army veteran and renowned social entrepreneur Paul ...
69. Norman Lear. On His 98th Birthday, the WW II Vet & American Icon on Bountygate, Trump, Biden’s VP, Bloody Marys, Archie Bunker and the Secret to a Good Life. Why Cops Shouldn’t Wear Camouflage. CPT Portland and the Moms vs President Mayhem.

69. Norman Lear. On His 98th Birthday, the WW II Vet & American Icon on Bountygate, Trump, Biden’s VP, Bloody Marys, Archie Bunker and the Secret to a Good Life. Why Cops Shouldn’t Wear Camouflage. CPT Portland and the Moms vs President Mayhem.

If you’re not angry, you’re not paying attention. And Norman Lear (@TheNormanLear) is understandably angry. A true icon and a dedicated patriot, the legendary creator of All in the Family, Maude, Good Times, The Jeffersons, Sanford and Son and over 100 other TV shows has defined American television, culture and race-relations for generations. He’s ...
68. Mike Shinoda. Linkin Park’s Frontman on Making Music in the Pandemic. The Future of Concerts. The Day Mike Almost Died. Nurse Murders 7 Veterans in West Virginia. VA COVID19 Cases Jump 356%. Goya, Fauci and the Return of Dr Ronny Jackson.

68. Mike Shinoda. Linkin Park’s Frontman on Making Music in the Pandemic. The Future of Concerts. The Day Mike Almost Died. Nurse Murders 7 Veterans in West Virginia. VA COVID19 Cases Jump 356%. Goya, Fauci and the Return of Dr Ronny Jackson.

The frontman for the legendary rock band, Linkin Park (@LinkinPark), Mike Shinoda (@MikeShinoda) is a true creative genius.  His groundbreaking work spans genres, geography and generations. Mike has performed with brilliant icons ranging from Jay-Z to Paul McCartney. Throughout his career Mike Shinoda has found ways to channel his righteous anger into positive impact. And ...
67. Joy Taylor. Sports & Politics Collide in a Pandemic. Trump Lied, Vets Died. Tucker Carlson vs Tammy Duckworth. Vindman’s Out of the Army. COVID19 Cocktail Tests on Dying Vets. Baseball & Basketball Return. Kaepernick, Tequila & Wearing #99.

67. Joy Taylor. Sports & Politics Collide in a Pandemic. Trump Lied, Vets Died. Tucker Carlson vs Tammy Duckworth. Vindman’s Out of the Army. COVID19 Cocktail Tests on Dying Vets. Baseball & Basketball Return. Kaepernick, Tequila & Wearing #99.

As national security controversies dominate headlines like never before, host Paul Rieckhoff (@PaulRieckhoff) tears into the urgent latest news on possible Russian bounties paid to kill US troops. The President and Secretary of Defense Esper knew about it all. We cover Trump’s shameful attacks on Army Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Vindman that drove him out of ...
66. Willie Geist. Morning Joe vs Donald Trump. Charlize Theron and Nancy Pelosi Are In My Garage. Russian Bounties on US Troops. July 4th in a Pandemic. The Wu-Tang Question. Mount Rushmore is Infected with The Sickness. Vanilla Ice Sucks.

66. Willie Geist. Morning Joe vs Donald Trump. Charlize Theron and Nancy Pelosi Are In My Garage. Russian Bounties on US Troops. July 4th in a Pandemic. The Wu-Tang Question. Mount Rushmore is Infected with The Sickness. Vanilla Ice Sucks.

Willie Geist (@WillieGeist) is one of the most beloved leaders in American media. The co-host of Morning Joe and Host of NBC’s TODAY, Sunday TODAY with Willie Geist, and the Sunday Sitdown with Willie Geist podcast, is back on Angry Americans for a uniquely candid, extended and fun conversation with his buddy, Paul Rieckhoff (@PaulRieckhoff). ...
65. Charlotte Clymer. Pride Special. From Army Infantry to the Front Lines of Trans Rights. Being Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable. Veterans Affairs Dept Coronavirus Cases Double. NY Was Right. Florida Was Wrong. Rieckhoff’s Zach Galifianakis Story.

65. Charlotte Clymer. Pride Special. From Army Infantry to the Front Lines of Trans Rights. Being Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable. Veterans Affairs Dept Coronavirus Cases Double. NY Was Right. Florida Was Wrong. Rieckhoff’s Zach Galifianakis Story.

Charlotte Clymer (@CMClymer) is a fighter. An Army veteran and one of the most influential trans activists in the world, she’s gone from from a trailer park in Texas, to Army Infantry Basic Training at Fort Benning, to advocating for transgender people worldwide. Charlotte fights for herself and for others. Tough, patriotic and sharp, ...
64. Ron Perlman. EXCLUSIVE: The Man Who Stomped Ted Cruz & Matt Gaetz on Twitter. Trump vs the Generals. Atlanta Cops Charged in Rayshard Brooks Case. The George Floyd Murder is the My Lai of Policing. Father’s Day in a Pandemic.

64. Ron Perlman. EXCLUSIVE: The Man Who Stomped Ted Cruz & Matt Gaetz on Twitter. Trump vs the Generals. Atlanta Cops Charged in Rayshard Brooks Case. The George Floyd Murder is the My Lai of Policing. Father’s Day in a Pandemic.

If you’re not angry, you’re not paying attention. And actor and activist Ron Perlman (@perlmutations) is understandably angry. Ron is known and loved worldwide for his popular roles in Sons of Anarchy, Hellboy, Beauty and the Beast and more. But he’s never had an audience like the one that watched his fiery and personal ...
63. Wayne Smith. Warrior For Peace. The Funeral of George Floyd. “Defund The Police” vs “Reform the Police”. COVID-19 Hits the DC National Guard. Sec Deaf Yesper Almost Gets Fired. Gen. Milley Apologizes. COPS Gets Cancelled. Banksy is right. #StayFrosty

63. Wayne Smith. Warrior For Peace. The Funeral of George Floyd. “Defund The Police” vs “Reform the Police”. COVID-19 Hits the DC National Guard. Sec Deaf Yesper Almost Gets Fired. Gen. Milley Apologizes. COPS Gets Cancelled. Banksy is right. #StayFrosty

In this episode, we’ll take a step back from the frontline of our war against the virus to get some perspective. We’ll look back at history, so we can find a way forward. We’ll get up on the balcony, have a smoke, and look down on the chaotic moshpit of a dancefloor that is America ...
62. Brooke Baldwin. Riots in the Streets. Inside CNN While Trump Attacks. Defense Secretary Esper Flails and Fails. What It’s Like to Get COVID-19 When You’re on TV. The VA Finally Stops Supporting Nazi Swastikas. America’s Three Infernos.

62. Brooke Baldwin. Riots in the Streets. Inside CNN While Trump Attacks. Defense Secretary Esper Flails and Fails. What It’s Like to Get COVID-19 When You’re on TV. The VA Finally Stops Supporting Nazi Swastikas. America’s Three Infernos.

Police, National Guard and military–clashing with American protestors in our nation’s capital and all across America. From coast to coast, America is on fire. On fire with anger, on fire with frustration, with fire division, on fire with pain. Our host Paul Rieckhoff (@PaulRieckhoff) digs into the death of George Floyd, protests, riots, the horrid ...
61. Martha Raddatz. Journalism in the Pandemic. Defending the Press. VA Tests Hydroxychloroquine on More Vets. Moderating Debates with Trump & Biden. Interviewing Sec Wilkie. The Death of George Floyd. Fighter Jets, White Wine, Rockets & Chamillionaire.

61. Martha Raddatz. Journalism in the Pandemic. Defending the Press. VA Tests Hydroxychloroquine on More Vets. Moderating Debates with Trump & Biden. Interviewing Sec Wilkie. The Death of George Floyd. Fighter Jets, White Wine, Rockets & Chamillionaire.

Like everything else in America, journalism is very different in the pandemic. It’s been disrupted by the virus–while remaining under daily attack from the President. Our host Paul Rieckhoff (@PaulRieckhoff) digs into the state of journalism, politics, world affairs and more with an extended and candid conversation with renowned journalist, Martha Raddatz (@MarthaRaddatz). Martha ...
60. Bonnie Carroll. Memorial Day in a Pandemic. Trump Tests Hydroxychloroquine on Vets. Turning Grief into Gratitude. Surviving Losing a Spouse. Biden’s Pain. 3 Whales, Reagan & Gorbachev. Shattering Assumptive Reality. The Dutch Oven of the Coronavirus.

60. Bonnie Carroll. Memorial Day in a Pandemic. Trump Tests Hydroxychloroquine on Vets. Turning Grief into Gratitude. Surviving Losing a Spouse. Biden’s Pain. 3 Whales, Reagan & Gorbachev. Shattering Assumptive Reality. The Dutch Oven of the Coronavirus.

As the country battles whether or not to wear masks, and whether or not hydroxychloroquine works, Paul Rieckhoff (@PaulRieckhoff) rips into the news you need with his trademark wit, wisdom and humor. He digs into the top national defense, first-responders and vets news and shares a powerful conversation with Medal of Freedom recipient and legendary ...
59. Baratunde Thurston. Being Black in the Pandemic. The Murder of Ahmaud Arbery. What Black People Should Expect From Biden. The Virus Hits The White House. Trump’s Racism is Catching up with Him. The Old Fashioned Is The Most Democratic Drink Ever.

59. Baratunde Thurston. Being Black in the Pandemic. The Murder of Ahmaud Arbery. What Black People Should Expect From Biden. The Virus Hits The White House. Trump’s Racism is Catching up with Him. The Old Fashioned Is The Most Democratic Drink Ever.

The pandemic is devastating America. And black Americans especially. Maybe more than any other group in the United States. As many as one-fourth of the overall American dead from the pandemic are black. And people of color are disproportionately serving on the front lines of healthcare, public transportation, food services and many other industries that ...
58. Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner. Mother’s Day in a Pandemic. What Moms Need to Fight the Coronavirus. The Shocking Collapse of Childcare. Advice From Kristin’s 104-year-old Grandma. Murder Hornets and Manhattans in Washington. Amash and Thugs in Michigan.

58. Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner. Mother’s Day in a Pandemic. What Moms Need to Fight the Coronavirus. The Shocking Collapse of Childcare. Advice From Kristin’s 104-year-old Grandma. Murder Hornets and Manhattans in Washington. Amash and Thugs in Michigan.

How is the coronavirus impacting the mothers of the world? This Mother’s Day, moms across America are being hit especially hard by the pandemic. It’s another hidden and underreported front in our war against COVID-19. Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner (@RoweFinkbeiner) is a renowned and respected fighter for moms everywhere. She’s met with Presidents, testified before Congress ...
57. Anya Kamenentz. Parenting in a Pandemic. Education After Coronavirus. 9 Things Schools Must Do To Reopen. Managing Lockdown Screen Time. Trump Stumps for Lysol. 82 Veterans Dead in Holyoke. Mike Pence Thinks He’s Special. #StayFrosty

57. Anya Kamenentz. Parenting in a Pandemic. Education After Coronavirus. 9 Things Schools Must Do To Reopen. Managing Lockdown Screen Time. Trump Stumps for Lysol. 82 Veterans Dead in Holyoke. Mike Pence Thinks He’s Special. #StayFrosty

What is the future of education after the coronavirus? What will schools look like after all this? How can they reopen safely? Will colleges go bankrupt? Are we rotting the brains of our kids with all this screen time? Where is Education Secretary Betsy DeVos? What happens now to education in America?  As the global ...
56. David Aldridge. Sports After Coronavirus. Michael Jordan and The Last Dance. The Virtual NFL Draft. The NBA Biosphere Scenario. Remembering Pat Tillman. Stupid Infects Georgia. The VA Scrambles. #StayFrosty

56. David Aldridge. Sports After Coronavirus. Michael Jordan and The Last Dance. The Virtual NFL Draft. The NBA Biosphere Scenario. Remembering Pat Tillman. Stupid Infects Georgia. The VA Scrambles. #StayFrosty

What is the future of sports after the coronavirus? Will the NBA play again this season? How will sports look in our new normal? David Aldridge (@DavidAldridgeDC) is one of the best and most respected sports writers in America. He’s a basketball icon that’s been in on our TV for decades covering the NBA for ...
CHEF TOM COLICCHIO: COVID19 SPECIAL DISPATCH

CHEF TOM COLICCHIO: COVID19 SPECIAL DISPATCH

We are now a world at war. The coronavirus is the enemy we all face. And we are all united in our fight against that enemy. The Dispatches is a new quick-hit pod hosted by Iraq war veteran, author and activist Paul Rieckhoff that gives you news and information you can use in the fight ...
55. Jeffrey Wright. Westworld and COVID19. Fighting the Virus in Brooklyn. Rallying for Restaurants. Ebola in Sierra Leone. The Slave Behind Jack Daniels Whiskey. Trump vs The WHO. Stupid Hits South Dakota. The VA Secretary is MIA. #StayFrosty

55. Jeffrey Wright. Westworld and COVID19. Fighting the Virus in Brooklyn. Rallying for Restaurants. Ebola in Sierra Leone. The Slave Behind Jack Daniels Whiskey. Trump vs The WHO. Stupid Hits South Dakota. The VA Secretary is MIA. #StayFrosty

Jeffrey Wright is one of the finest actors in the world. He’s also one of the most tenacious activists. He’s a patriot. He’s an organizer. He’s a voice for the voiceless. He’s a powerful critic of Donald Trump. And he’s deep in the fight vs the coronavirus right now.  From Angels in America to ...
54. Jake Wood. COVID-19 vs Team Rubicon. Disasters vs Veterans. Navy Secretary Modly vs the USS Theodore Roosevelt and Captain Crozier. The Rapid Spread of Stupid. President Mayhem Won’t Wear a Mask. Sanders is Finally Out. Biden Gets Three Dragons.

54. Jake Wood. COVID-19 vs Team Rubicon. Disasters vs Veterans. Navy Secretary Modly vs the USS Theodore Roosevelt and Captain Crozier. The Rapid Spread of Stupid. President Mayhem Won’t Wear a Mask. Sanders is Finally Out. Biden Gets Three Dragons.

The only thing spreading faster in America than coronavirus, is stupid. It started inside the White House, spread to Fox News, into Congress, out to Governors nationwide. And now, the infection has spread to a new group: the United States Navy. Thousands of brave sailors on the USS Theodore Roosevelt are the epicenter of an ...
DISPATCH: CORONAVIRUS WAR UPDATE. CHRIS FUSSEL.

DISPATCH: CORONAVIRUS WAR UPDATE. CHRIS FUSSEL.

We are now a world at war. The coronavirus is the enemy we all face. And we are all united in our fight against that enemy. The Dispatches is a new quick-hit pod hosted by Iraq war veteran, author and activist Paul Rieckhoff that gives you news and information you can use in the fight ...
53. Dr. Paul Haser. Inside a Brooklyn Emergency Room: The Front Lines of the Coronavirus War. The USS Roosevelt vs COVID-19 and Trump. Governor DeSantis is an Asshole. 13 Veterans Dead in Holyoke, MA. The FDNY needs masks. Remembering Marvin Gaye.

53. Dr. Paul Haser. Inside a Brooklyn Emergency Room: The Front Lines of the Coronavirus War. The USS Roosevelt vs COVID-19 and Trump. Governor DeSantis is an Asshole. 13 Veterans Dead in Holyoke, MA. The FDNY needs masks. Remembering Marvin Gaye.

More than ever before, we should all listen to the doctors. And celebrate the doctors. In this vital episode, we talk with one of those brave fighters in the expanding war against the coronavirus. A hero who is right now fighting COVID-19 and saving lives. Dr. Paul Haser is a brilliant and heroic emergency surgeon ...
52. Flo Groberg. How to be a Hero in the War vs Coronavirus.  The Medal of Honor Recipient From Inside Seattle. The Department of Veterans Affairs and Pentagon Get Slammed By COVID19.  Cuomo vs Trump for the Soul of America. #StayFrosty

52. Flo Groberg. How to be a Hero in the War vs Coronavirus. The Medal of Honor Recipient From Inside Seattle. The Department of Veterans Affairs and Pentagon Get Slammed By COVID19. Cuomo vs Trump for the Soul of America. #StayFrosty

As coronavirus spreads across the world, this fiery pod comes to you from deep inside the two American epicenters of outbreaks: Seattle and New York. We may find a vaccine to protect us from the coronavirus, but there is still no vaccine for stupid. And it continues to spread even faster than the virus itself. ...
51. Colonel Myles B. Caggins III. The US Military Response to Coronavirus. How the Dept of Defense And Dept of Veterans Affairs Can Help Save Lives. Facing Rocket Attacks and COVID-19 in Iraq. Crisis Communication 101. Stay Frosty.

51. Colonel Myles B. Caggins III. The US Military Response to Coronavirus. How the Dept of Defense And Dept of Veterans Affairs Can Help Save Lives. Facing Rocket Attacks and COVID-19 in Iraq. Crisis Communication 101. Stay Frosty.

How is the US military tackling COVID-19? How are they testing our troops deployed in combat? As the pandemic hits, how can they care for the rest of us here at home? As the National Guard and Pentagon prepare to deploy people and assets nationwide to fight coronavirus, this important and inspiring guest will break ...
50. Chris Fussell. The Navy SEAL Commander on Leadership in Chaos. How To Prepare for Coronavirus. Fighting Al Qaeda Prepared Us To Fight Coronavirus. Does America Need a Draft? Guarding the Castle. The Risks of Hero Worship. Beware the Mailbox Syndrome.

50. Chris Fussell. The Navy SEAL Commander on Leadership in Chaos. How To Prepare for Coronavirus. Fighting Al Qaeda Prepared Us To Fight Coronavirus. Does America Need a Draft? Guarding the Castle. The Risks of Hero Worship. Beware the Mailbox Syndrome.

As America scrambles to face the unprecedented chaos of coronavirus and the upheaval of the 2020 election, this episode features a riveting conversation with one of the most impressive leaders of our time. Chris Fussell (@FussellChris) is a man who knows chaos–and helps guide you through it with powerful insights and lessons-learned. Steeled by leadership ...
49. Stephanie Ruhle. Breaking Down Bloomberg. Fed Rates and Coronavirus. Biden’s Jon Snow Super Tuesday. Mastering AP Calculus AND Spring Break. Roses and Thorns. Rieckhoff’s Super Hot Quarterback. Tequila Turns You Up To 11. Effort is Everything.

49. Stephanie Ruhle. Breaking Down Bloomberg. Fed Rates and Coronavirus. Biden’s Jon Snow Super Tuesday. Mastering AP Calculus AND Spring Break. Roses and Thorns. Rieckhoff’s Super Hot Quarterback. Tequila Turns You Up To 11. Effort is Everything.

With the 2020 race upended, the stock market disrupted, and the Fed drastically dropping interest rates, NBC News Senior Business Correspondent Stephanie Ruhle (@SRuhle) breaks it all down from the inside. And she sharply analyzes the spectacular collapse of Mike Bloomberg’s campaign from the perspective of someone who worked for him. This candid and ...
48. Rosie Perez. Rosie Breaks Down Fury vs Wilder 2. The Weinstein Verdict. Never Play to the Crowd. Boxing as a Metaphor for Life (and the 2020 Election). Rosie vs Rudy (Giuliani). The Problem with Bernie. The Cokehead Car Story.

48. Rosie Perez. Rosie Breaks Down Fury vs Wilder 2. The Weinstein Verdict. Never Play to the Crowd. Boxing as a Metaphor for Life (and the 2020 Election). Rosie vs Rudy (Giuliani). The Problem with Bernie. The Cokehead Car Story.

Legendary actor and activist Rosie Perez (@RosiePerezBklyn) is a fighter. And this is the Oscar-nominated icon like you’ve never heard her before. Uncensored, candid and timely, Rosie shares her harrowing path to success that you’ll never forget. One of the most beloved actors of our time, she’s also a life-long activist, survivor, philanthropist, author, ...
47. Henry Rollins. The Age of Eventuality. The Full Rollins Origin Story. Trump is Punk Rock. Henry Breaks Down the Candidates. And, And, And. Bloomberg’s Big Surge. Here Comes Nevada. Rise Above, Rise Above.

47. Henry Rollins. The Age of Eventuality. The Full Rollins Origin Story. Trump is Punk Rock. Henry Breaks Down the Candidates. And, And, And. Bloomberg’s Big Surge. Here Comes Nevada. Rise Above, Rise Above.

With America disrupted and divided like never before in our lifetime, what better time to sit down with the American icon, punk rock legend, thought-leader, author, political activist and spoken-word master, Henry Rollins (@HenryRollins). Henry is one of the most interesting, most experienced, most entertaining, most thought-provoking activists in the world. And a conscience for ...
46. Jamil Smith. From Hollywood: New Hampshire Changes the Game. Black History Month in the Age of Trump. Bernie’s Big Win and Bigger Problems. The TBI Scandal. Mentorship from Rachel Maddow and Steve Sabol. Will The Cleveland Browns Suck Forever?

46. Jamil Smith. From Hollywood: New Hampshire Changes the Game. Black History Month in the Age of Trump. Bernie’s Big Win and Bigger Problems. The TBI Scandal. Mentorship from Rachel Maddow and Steve Sabol. Will The Cleveland Browns Suck Forever?

With America’s eyes focused on the New Hampshire results, and looking forward to Nevada and South Carolina, Angry Americans hit the road. We’re going west. To the Golden State. Back to Cali. It’s Angry Americans in Hollywood.  Meanwhile Donald Trump is out to make Washington DC the Hollywood for ugly people. A week after the ...
45. Meghan McCain. The Iowa Disaster. Previewing New Hampshire. Haters, Ivanka and the Oscars. Life In On the Campaign Trail. Guns, Whiskey and the Future of the Republican Party. TV is Bullshit. Shotguns, Horses and Dogs. We Are Spartacus.

45. Meghan McCain. The Iowa Disaster. Previewing New Hampshire. Haters, Ivanka and the Oscars. Life In On the Campaign Trail. Guns, Whiskey and the Future of the Republican Party. TV is Bullshit. Shotguns, Horses and Dogs. We Are Spartacus.

As the Iowa Caucuses remains undecided, impeachment rips America apart, and the State of the Union becomes a spectacle, Angry Americans gets you ready for the next Democratic Debate, the New Hampshire Primary and The Oscars with attitude and style. This news-making episode features controversial media sensation, Meghan McCain (@MeghanMcCain). It’s Meghan uninterrupted and ...
44. Susan Rice. Reactions to Kobe Bryant’s Death, The Grammy Awards and Mike Pompeo. Race in the Military. The Truth Behind Casualties in the Middle East. Tough Love For America. The Most Political Super Bowl Ever. Lizzo, Prince and P Funk.

44. Susan Rice. Reactions to Kobe Bryant’s Death, The Grammy Awards and Mike Pompeo. Race in the Military. The Truth Behind Casualties in the Middle East. Tough Love For America. The Most Political Super Bowl Ever. Lizzo, Prince and P Funk.

In this groundbreaking episode, you’ll hear a side of Ambassador Susan Rice that you’ve likely never heard before. This is Rice uncensored, frank and with the gloves completely off. She candidly shares her thoughts on the recent attacks on US troops in Iraq and the Trump impeachment, but also on the Grammy Awards, the death ...
43. Yael Eisenstat. Working Inside the CIA and Facebook. President Mayhem Thinks Traumatic Brain Injuries Are No Big Deal. All Along The Watchtower. Trump vs Bloomberg at the Super Bowl. Democrats Continue to Eat Their Own. Hold the Door.

43. Yael Eisenstat. Working Inside the CIA and Facebook. President Mayhem Thinks Traumatic Brain Injuries Are No Big Deal. All Along The Watchtower. Trump vs Bloomberg at the Super Bowl. Democrats Continue to Eat Their Own. Hold the Door.

Fires engulfing Australia. Friendly fire on the 2020 campaign trail. Government forces firing on protestors in Hong Kong, Iran and Iraq. The fire of rocket attacks and enemy infiltrations hitting our troops from Kenya to Kabul. Tense protests in Richmond, Virginia continue to raise the heat–but thankfully, no fire. This time. And in Washington, the ...
42. Errol Louis. The Playoffs Are Here. NYC is a 2020 Primary State. Covering Trump from the Beginning. How to Host a Debate. From Cleaning Up Crack Vials to Interviewing The Mayor. Meeting Bill de Blasio in a Times Square Porn Studio.

42. Errol Louis. The Playoffs Are Here. NYC is a 2020 Primary State. Covering Trump from the Beginning. How to Host a Debate. From Cleaning Up Crack Vials to Interviewing The Mayor. Meeting Bill de Blasio in a Times Square Porn Studio.

The regular season is over. The Iowa caucuses are almost here. And the Super Bowl is coming soon. It’s time for the playoffs! For football–and for politics. There are only four teams left in the NFL. And only six Democratic candidates left on the debate stage. Especially during the playoffs, if you’re not angry, you’re ...
41. Mazdack Rassi. Iran Conflict Escalates. Escaping  Tehran at Age 9. Bombing Cultural Sites Is Bad. The Making of Milk Studios. Building a Fashion, Music and Makeup Empire. Hanging with Kanye, Alexander Wang and Billie Eilish.

41. Mazdack Rassi. Iran Conflict Escalates. Escaping Tehran at Age 9. Bombing Cultural Sites Is Bad. The Making of Milk Studios. Building a Fashion, Music and Makeup Empire. Hanging with Kanye, Alexander Wang and Billie Eilish.

With America locked in a global face-off with Iran, Paul Rieckhoff (@PaulRieckhoff) breaks down the latest news with his trademark independence, experience, and humor. This episode, we approach the enormous stress of this precarious time in history with light, rather than heat. Angry Americans (@AngryAmericans) goes deep into an extremely human side of the issue ...
40. Live on Miami Beach. America’s Embassy In Iraq Under Attack. The 82nd Airborne Is Going Back to Baghdad. Trump Celebrates New Year’s Eve. Happy New Decade.

40. Live on Miami Beach. America’s Embassy In Iraq Under Attack. The 82nd Airborne Is Going Back to Baghdad. Trump Celebrates New Year’s Eve. Happy New Decade.

Happy New decade! The new year is picking up right where 2019 left off. Mayhem is our new normal. The American embassy in Iraq is under siege, Trump is again threatening war with Iran and North Korea is promising a new year of missiles and madness. Paul Rieckhoff (@PaulRieckhoff) breaks it all down with his ...
39. 2019 Year End Special. Chris Cuomo. Samantha Bee. Chef Tom Collichio. Soledad O’Brien. Zainab Salbi. Ai Jenn Poo. Ethan Nadelmann. The Best of the Giving of the Gifts!

39. 2019 Year End Special. Chris Cuomo. Samantha Bee. Chef Tom Collichio. Soledad O’Brien. Zainab Salbi. Ai Jenn Poo. Ethan Nadelmann. The Best of the Giving of the Gifts!

Whew! We made it. Christmas is over. Hanukkah is almost over. Festivus is done. And host Paul Rieckhoff (@PaulRieckhoff) has one last holiday gift: a special and quick end of year episode with some of our best guests from an incredible year of pods. It’s a short one. And a happy one. We’ll hear from ...
38. Jason Alexander. Founding Festivus. The Making of Pretty Woman. Learning From Chita Rivera. Fighting Scleroderma. Dad, I’m Gonna Be a Martyr. George Constanza vs Jason Alexander. Why Australia Loves Seinfeld. Starring in a Nickelback Video.

38. Jason Alexander. Founding Festivus. The Making of Pretty Woman. Learning From Chita Rivera. Fighting Scleroderma. Dad, I’m Gonna Be a Martyr. George Constanza vs Jason Alexander. Why Australia Loves Seinfeld. Starring in a Nickelback Video.

This episode, we have a very special Festivus gift for all you good little boys and girls! Jason Alexander (@IJasonAlexander) joins Angry Americans for an extended and extremely candid conversation. Following our massive episode with Mayor Pete Buttigieg, we’ve got a huge change of pace. The man himself! The legend. The iconic actor who played ...
37. Pete Buttigieg. Reaction To The Afghanistan Papers. Mayor Pete’s Favorite Drink. His Unexpected Navy Recruiter Story. Arabic Not Aerobics. A President Who’s Not a Parent. What To Do When Your Dog Eats Chocolate. Army vs Navy

37. Pete Buttigieg. Reaction To The Afghanistan Papers. Mayor Pete’s Favorite Drink. His Unexpected Navy Recruiter Story. Arabic Not Aerobics. A President Who’s Not a Parent. What To Do When Your Dog Eats Chocolate. Army vs Navy

South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg (@PeteButtigieg) is a political sensation, now topping polls in Iowa and New Hampshire. If elected in 2020, the Democrat will be the youngest President in American history and the first war veteran since George Bush Sr. Before a live audience, Mayor Buttigieg sits down for one of his ...
36. Harry Smith. Traveling The Heart of America. Trump Implodes at NATO. Michigan vs Ohio State. Volkswagen Beetles and Tesla Cybertrucks. Holiday Roooaaad.

36. Harry Smith. Traveling The Heart of America. Trump Implodes at NATO. Michigan vs Ohio State. Volkswagen Beetles and Tesla Cybertrucks. Holiday Roooaaad.

Harry Smith (@HarrySmith) is an American media legend. The inspiring and beloved journalist has been a fixture in living rooms all across the country for decades. At NBC, CBS and A&E, Harry has told the stories of America. As the holiday season approaches, we’ll take a tour through the heart of our country with ...
35. Sarah Jessica Parker, Rachel Maddow, Marc Roberge, Malcolm Nance, Scott Campbell, Wes Moore. The Thanksgiving Special: The Best Of The What Makes You Happy Question.

35. Sarah Jessica Parker, Rachel Maddow, Marc Roberge, Malcolm Nance, Scott Campbell, Wes Moore. The Thanksgiving Special: The Best Of The What Makes You Happy Question.

In this fun and inspiring special Thanksgiving episode, we go through the best of the “What makes you happy?” question. Paul has asked that same question of every single guest on the pod so far. And he picks out the best—after quirky and independently summarizing a wild week of important news. It’s a perfect pod ...
34. Aaron Mankin. Losing Your Face in Combat. Debating Sara Huckabee Sanders in High School. How to Survive 70 Surgeries. Aaron’s Playboy Mansion Story. Scars Are Not Forever. Colonel Vindman Under Attack. Impeachment Engulfs Trump.

34. Aaron Mankin. Losing Your Face in Combat. Debating Sara Huckabee Sanders in High School. How to Survive 70 Surgeries. Aaron’s Playboy Mansion Story. Scars Are Not Forever. Colonel Vindman Under Attack. Impeachment Engulfs Trump.

In 2005 in Iraq, the assault vehicle Marine Corporal Aaron Mankin was riding in was hit by a devastating improvised explosive device. Four Marines died and eleven others were injured. Aaron survived, but was seriously wounded when his body caught on fire in the blast. He suffered intense burns on over 25 percent of ...
33. David Bellavia. The Sole Living Medal of Honor Recipient of the Iraq War. Combat is Not Like The Movies. The Future of the Republican Party. Protesting Trump at the Veterans Day Parade. The Impeachment War Begins.

33. David Bellavia. The Sole Living Medal of Honor Recipient of the Iraq War. Combat is Not Like The Movies. The Future of the Republican Party. Protesting Trump at the Veterans Day Parade. The Impeachment War Begins.

David Bellavia @DavidBellavia2 is the sole living Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient to have served in the Iraq War. One fateful day in Iraq would forever change history. It also happened to be his birthday and the day before Veterans Day. On November 10, 2004, while serving as a squad leader in support of ...
32. Bob Woodruff. The Meaning of Veterans Day. Trump Crashes Our Parade. Standing Up For Heroes. Living with Real Rocks in Your Head. Journalism in the Line of Fire. 36 Days in a Coma. Booing the President.

32. Bob Woodruff. The Meaning of Veterans Day. Trump Crashes Our Parade. Standing Up For Heroes. Living with Real Rocks in Your Head. Journalism in the Line of Fire. 36 Days in a Coma. Booing the President.

Bob Woodruff (@BobWoodruff) is a true American hero. A walking miracle. And one of the greatest advocates in America for troops and veterans. In 2006, Bob was reporting for ABC News from the front lines of Iraq when the vehicle he was riding in was hit by a roadside bomb. Woodruff sustained massive shrapnel wounds ...
31. James LaPorta EXCLUSIVE. The Newsweek Reporter Who Broke the Baghdadi Story. Conan the Special Forces Dog. Defending Colonel Vindman. #RudyButtDial: The Next Chapter. Inside NBC’s This is Us. Trump’s Halloween Scariness.

31. James LaPorta EXCLUSIVE. The Newsweek Reporter Who Broke the Baghdadi Story. Conan the Special Forces Dog. Defending Colonel Vindman. #RudyButtDial: The Next Chapter. Inside NBC’s This is Us. Trump’s Halloween Scariness.

What’s it like to be the reporter who broke the story that US Special Forces had killed ISIS leader Abū Bakr al-Baghdadi? How does it feel to be the first to know the identify of American troops killed in action before the President does? What’s it like to go from serving in the US military ...
30. Tulsi Gabbard. The Most Controversial Candidate Not Named Trump. A Warrior for Peace. Clashing with Hillary Clinton. Clashing with Trump. Clashing with Democrats. Syria Spirals Downward. #OurEnemiesAreCelebrating.

30. Tulsi Gabbard. The Most Controversial Candidate Not Named Trump. A Warrior for Peace. Clashing with Hillary Clinton. Clashing with Trump. Clashing with Democrats. Syria Spirals Downward. #OurEnemiesAreCelebrating.

Inspirational leader or political spoiler? Super Hero or Bond villain? How you see controversial Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (@TulsiGabbard) depends on where you sit. Fresh off a headline-grabbing clash with Hillary Clinton, Gabbard sits down with Paul Rieckhoff (@PaulRieckhoff) for a no-holds barred, extensive and uniquely candid conversation.  Gabbard is the first female combat veteran in ...
29. Samantha Bee. The Kurds Are Being Slaughtered. Democrats Debate Again. The Middle East Jenga Game. Sam Bee at the DMV. The Daily Show Reunion Tour. Fighting Back With Comedy. Djibouti and Naugahyde.

29. Samantha Bee. The Kurds Are Being Slaughtered. Democrats Debate Again. The Middle East Jenga Game. Sam Bee at the DMV. The Daily Show Reunion Tour. Fighting Back With Comedy. Djibouti and Naugahyde.

This episode is really fun. And important. Samantha Bee (@iamsambee) has taken on the rich, the powerful, the crooked and the wrong. She’s been a voice for the voiceless. And a true patriot. After 12 legendary years at The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, the trailblazing comedian, writer and producer launched her own groundbreaking ...
28. Marc Roberge of O.A.R. Trump Betrays The Kurds. Playing USO Shows In Iraq. Inside The 2017 Halloween Terror Attack in NYC. Making a Difference With Music. Meeting Obama with Drowning Pool. Analyzing Mike Tyson and Tyson Fury.

28. Marc Roberge of O.A.R. Trump Betrays The Kurds. Playing USO Shows In Iraq. Inside The 2017 Halloween Terror Attack in NYC. Making a Difference With Music. Meeting Obama with Drowning Pool. Analyzing Mike Tyson and Tyson Fury.

Marc Roberge (@MarcRoberge) is the thoughtful, sincere, brilliant, fun and tenacious lead singer of the massively successful band, O.A.R. (@OfARevolution). Together, with his bandmates and childhood friends from Rockville, Maryland, Marc has built one of the most successful bands of the last two decades. O.A.R is successful because of the concerts they’ve sold out and ...
27. Bradley Whitford. Impeachment Is Here. The West Wing vs The Handmaid’s Tale. Commander Lawrence and Robert McNamara. The Death Penalty in Politics. Backstage with Henry Kissinger and James Franco. The Adventures in Babysitting License Plate Contest.

27. Bradley Whitford. Impeachment Is Here. The West Wing vs The Handmaid’s Tale. Commander Lawrence and Robert McNamara. The Death Penalty in Politics. Backstage with Henry Kissinger and James Franco. The Adventures in Babysitting License Plate Contest.

With the American political landscape facing a new bombshell every few hours, host Paul Rieckhoff (@PaulRieckhoff) takes Angry Americans deep into the intersection of entertainment and politics with a man who has uniquely lived in that intersection for the last four decades. Legendary actor and activist Bradley Whitford (@BradleyWhitford) has starred in The West ...
26. Dean Kamen. Trump’s Ukraine Phone Call. On The Streets at Climate Strike with Greta. Inventing iBOTs, Segways and Scooters. The Wheelchair of the Future. Inside DARPA. Using Robots To Build Kids. Revenge of the Nerds.

26. Dean Kamen. Trump’s Ukraine Phone Call. On The Streets at Climate Strike with Greta. Inventing iBOTs, Segways and Scooters. The Wheelchair of the Future. Inside DARPA. Using Robots To Build Kids. Revenge of the Nerds.

Dean Kamen is one of the greatest inventors of our time. He invented the Segway, the first drug infusion pump, and the Slingshot–a water purification device that requires no filters, can turn almost any kind of water into drinking water and can operate using cow dung as fuel. He also invented the LUKE (Life ...
25. Scott Campbell. Tattooing PJs In Afghanistan After Operation Bulldog Bite. Experiencing Death is Like Chicken Pox. The Guy Who Wanted A Butterfly Tattoo. Grandma’s Pot Brownies. GM Workers Strike. Dadda Farts.

25. Scott Campbell. Tattooing PJs In Afghanistan After Operation Bulldog Bite. Experiencing Death is Like Chicken Pox. The Guy Who Wanted A Butterfly Tattoo. Grandma’s Pot Brownies. GM Workers Strike. Dadda Farts.

Legendary tattoo trailblazer Scott Campell is more than an artist. He’s a storyteller, he’s an oracle, he’s an entrepreneur, he’s an innovator, he’s a tastemaker. He’s a father, he’s a traveler, he’s an activist. He’s a great American success story–and a true creative visionary. Starting at the lowest levels, sweeping floors and scraping to eat, ...
24. Jonathan X from Afghanistan. The Spirit of 9/11. President Mayhem. Bringing the Taliban to Camp David. The War in Afghanistan Is Old Enough to Enlist. Tom Brady or Antonio Brown. The Lessons of Les Gelb. Ties Should Be Banned.

24. Jonathan X from Afghanistan. The Spirit of 9/11. President Mayhem. Bringing the Taliban to Camp David. The War in Afghanistan Is Old Enough to Enlist. Tom Brady or Antonio Brown. The Lessons of Les Gelb. Ties Should Be Banned.

18 years later, America is still processing 9/11. And 9/11 First Responder Paul Rieckhoff (@PaulRieckhoff) digs into all of it. From Trump’s plans to meet with the Taliban at Camp David to the Department of Defense making cuts to pay for the wall, to how to talk to your kids about 9/11. It’s a time ...
23. Trump’s Space Command Is Here. So is Hurricane Dorian. And Night Vision Eye Injections. And Scooternado. It’s Back to School Time In America.

23. Trump’s Space Command Is Here. So is Hurricane Dorian. And Night Vision Eye Injections. And Scooternado. It’s Back to School Time In America.

Nearly three out of every four homes in the Bahamas are underwater. The airport is gone. Countless people are homeless. And recovery from the catastrophic damage will cost billions of dollars. And now, the storm is headed straight for the United States. And straight for the Carolinas. No matter where it hits, it’ll be bad. ...
22. Hurricane Dorian Hits Puerto Rico. Hurricane Trump Hits the G7. Hurricane Mattis Hits Trump. Labor Day Hits America.

22. Hurricane Dorian Hits Puerto Rico. Hurricane Trump Hits the G7. Hurricane Mattis Hits Trump. Labor Day Hits America.

As storm season hits America, Angry Americans digs in. Get your sandbags out and your shovels ready. Our fearless host, Paul Rieckhoff (@PaulRieckhoff) reads the radar, checks the wind patterns, and predicts the rainfalls as a crazy summer of politics and news rolls into the fall hurricane season with a fury. Hurricanes of all kinds ...
21. Chris Cuomo EXCLUSIVE. John McCain’s Civility. Trump’s Magic Suicide Pill. Owning The Tone. Greenland vs Afghanistan. Shopping at Chess King.

21. Chris Cuomo EXCLUSIVE. John McCain’s Civility. Trump’s Magic Suicide Pill. Owning The Tone. Greenland vs Afghanistan. Shopping at Chess King.

Chris Cuomo (@ChrisCuomo) grew up in the political and media crossfire. He knows how to mix it up with the world’s most powerful people in politics and media. And in the last week, the Emmy-award-winning journalist has found himself in the middle of the headlines like never before. The controversial host of CNN’s Cuomo Prime ...
20. America is a Coke Bottle, Trump is Sid from Toy Story, Machete is a Helper, Richard Pryor’s Cousin is Homeless in Washington, DC

20. America is a Coke Bottle, Trump is Sid from Toy Story, Machete is a Helper, Richard Pryor’s Cousin is Homeless in Washington, DC

It’s the dog days of summer in America. And there is LOTS happening you need to know about. From the aftermath of the El Paso and Dayton massacres, to the evolving shooting situation in Philadelphia, to attempts to change the meaning of The Statue of Liberty, to the wave of veteran suicides happening in VA ...
19. JT Lewis, Losing Your Brother at Sandy Hook, Mass Shootings in El Paso and Dayton, GOP Strategist Rick Wilson, Will Trump Win Re-Election or Not, A Horse Named Apache

19. JT Lewis, Losing Your Brother at Sandy Hook, Mass Shootings in El Paso and Dayton, GOP Strategist Rick Wilson, Will Trump Win Re-Election or Not, A Horse Named Apache

This is the most powerful interview we have ever had on Angry Americans. After mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton rocked our already fragile nation, Paul Rieckhoff (@Paul Rieckhoff) sat down exclusively with a young man that has captivated and inspired America: JT Lewis (@thejtlewis). JT Lewis knows more about mass shootings than just ...
18. Tommy Vietor, The Democratic Debate Battle Royales, 9/11 Hero Rob Serra Goes to the White House, Detroit Rock City

18. Tommy Vietor, The Democratic Debate Battle Royales, 9/11 Hero Rob Serra Goes to the White House, Detroit Rock City

This week, the clash of the Democratic political titans finally happened in Detroit. The leading candidates fighting to take on Donald Trump in 2020 battled on two massive nights in Detroit. And Angry Americans is channeling our inner Joe Rogan, Max Kellerman and Tyler Durden and breaking down all the political fighting from a unique, ...
17. Amy McGrath, Defending Los Angeles on 9/11, Jon Stewart Whips Rand Paul’s Ass, Robert Mueller’s Military Service, Chick-fil-A vs Waffle House

17. Amy McGrath, Defending Los Angeles on 9/11, Jon Stewart Whips Rand Paul’s Ass, Robert Mueller’s Military Service, Chick-fil-A vs Waffle House

This bold new episode of Angry Americans is feeling the need. The neeeeed for speeeeed. As the trailer for the new Top Gun: Maverick movie went viral nationwide, our guest for this episode has felt that need for speed. And the need for service. She was the first female Marine Corps pilot in history to ...
16. Soledad O’Brien, Trump The Racist, Senator Rand Paul SUCKS, Fireball Whiskey and Riding Horses, The Inspiration of Heroes Named Lewis

16. Soledad O’Brien, Trump The Racist, Senator Rand Paul SUCKS, Fireball Whiskey and Riding Horses, The Inspiration of Heroes Named Lewis

Racism is ripping American apart right now. As President Trump doubles-down on his Tweets, and the parties remain deeply divided, Army veteran and renowned activist @PaulRieckhoff breaks it all down from a unique perspective. He adds light to all the heat and brings the 4 I’s: integrity, information, impact and inspiration–and explores the history, the ...
15. Megan Rapinoe Thumps Trump, Laura Ingraham and Kristy Swanson (AKA Buffy The Vampire Slayer) Pick a Fight with Rieckhoff, The Death of the Moderates, The Oldest 4th of July Parade in Vermont

15. Megan Rapinoe Thumps Trump, Laura Ingraham and Kristy Swanson (AKA Buffy The Vampire Slayer) Pick a Fight with Rieckhoff, The Death of the Moderates, The Oldest 4th of July Parade in Vermont

The heat of summer is here and @PaulRieckhoff takes you through the hottest political and social stories you need to know–and some you may have missed. He breaks down why Megan Rapinoe is one of the most clutch athletes of our time–and why she and the World Cup Champion US Women’s Soccer Team is so ...
14. July 4th Special: Trump’s Stupid Military Parade Thing, The Best of the Car Question with Sarah Jessica Parker, Rachel Maddow, Ron Perlman, Willie Geist, Zainab Salbi and Wes Moore, Why The US Women’s World Cup Team Rocks

14. July 4th Special: Trump’s Stupid Military Parade Thing, The Best of the Car Question with Sarah Jessica Parker, Rachel Maddow, Ron Perlman, Willie Geist, Zainab Salbi and Wes Moore, Why The US Women’s World Cup Team Rocks

It’s America’s birthday. And there nobody better to spend it with than Army veteran and activist @PaulRieckhoff for a fun and insightful break-down of the latest news from a wild week in politics that culminates with Trump’s unprecedented and controversial July 4th military parade in Washington, DC. But we’re taking it easy this week and ...
13. Malcolm Nance, Analyzing War with Iran, Real-Life Spy Stories, Racism in the Military, Megan Rapinoe vs Donald Trump

13. Malcolm Nance, Analyzing War with Iran, Real-Life Spy Stories, Racism in the Military, Megan Rapinoe vs Donald Trump

America is right now on the edge of war with Iran. And Angry Americans breaks down what you need to know. What would American military strikes against Iran mean? How would combat unfold? How many might die? In his own unique and powerful style, Paul Rieckhoff (@PaulRieckhoff) dissects the issue that has the entire world ...
12. The Godfather of Drugs: Ethan Nadelmann, Inside Marijuana Reform, The History of the Opioid Epidemic, Love and Ayahuasca

12. The Godfather of Drugs: Ethan Nadelmann, Inside Marijuana Reform, The History of the Opioid Epidemic, Love and Ayahuasca

aae12This is Angry Americans on drugs. Paul Rieckhoff (@PaulRieckhoff) explores the roller coaster history of the drug reform movement and the rapidly-changing landscape of drug policy with the visionary leader Rolling Stone describes as “the driving force for the legalization of marijuana in America.” As the Presidential candidates and the national political landscape on drugs ...
11. Rob Serra. Jon Stewart’s VERY Angry, #MyFriendsAreDying, 9/11 First Responders vs Congress, Father’s Day

11. Rob Serra. Jon Stewart’s VERY Angry, #MyFriendsAreDying, 9/11 First Responders vs Congress, Father’s Day

It’s gut check time for America. In this must-hear episode of Angry Americans, Paul Rieckhoff (@PaulRieckhoff) breaks down the very latest on the heroic political fight being waged by 9/11 First Responders in Washington for healthcare support. This week, Jon Stewart epitomized what it means to be an Angry America–unloading a scathing and moving testimony ...
10. Wes Moore, Trump‘s D-Day, The Feel of Handcuffs on Your Wrists, How to be a Good Dad

10. Wes Moore, Trump‘s D-Day, The Feel of Handcuffs on Your Wrists, How to be a Good Dad

Wes Moore (@iamWesMoore) is an inspiring force for good and one of the most exciting and dynamic leaders in America. Wes is a best-selling author, activist, combat veteran and CEO of Robin Hood (@RobinHoodNYC). His book, The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fatesdescribes his inspiring rise from inner city Baltimore to a Rhodes Scholarship ...
9. Zainab Salbi, Robert Mueller’s Challenge to America, Mitch McConnell’s Attack on Adulthood, Growing up with Saddam Hussein

9. Zainab Salbi, Robert Mueller’s Challenge to America, Mitch McConnell’s Attack on Adulthood, Growing up with Saddam Hussein

Zainab Salbi (@ZainabSalbi) is a survivor of war, a humanitarian trailblazer and an inspiration to millions worldwide. The world-renowned activist, author and thought-leader has appeared on Oprah ten times–and now joins Angry Americans and Paul Rieckhoff (@PaulRieckhoff) for a stirring conversation about humanity, surviving adversity and the precarious state of the world. Raised in Baghdad, ...
8. Chef Tom Colicchio, Trump Pardoning War Criminals, The Politics of Food, Memorial Day

8. Chef Tom Colicchio, Trump Pardoning War Criminals, The Politics of Food, Memorial Day

Legendary Chef and Top Chef Host, Tom Colicchio (@TomColicchio) joins Angry Americans and Paul Rieckhoff (@PaulRieckhoff) to cook down the powerful intersection of food and politics, his secrets to business success, and how Trump is impacting restaurants nationwide. As America begins Memorial Day weekend and summer of food and politics, Colicchio chops and serves both ...
7. Rachel Maddow, War with Iran, The Borg of Foreign Policy, Chuck D and Pina Coladas.

7. Rachel Maddow, War with Iran, The Borg of Foreign Policy, Chuck D and Pina Coladas.

MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow (@Maddow) joins Angry Americans and Paul Rieckhoff (@PaulRieckhoff) for a fascinating and intimate conversation like you’ve never heard. Maddow talks candidly with her old friend Rieckhoff about America’s possible war with Iran, what it’s like interviewing the 2020 candidates, her unusual first car, her expertise in mixology, and whether or not she’ll ...
6. Ai-jen Poo, The Pro-Measles People, A New Deal for Women and The Shocking Death Rate Facing American Mothers On Mother’s Day

6. Ai-jen Poo, The Pro-Measles People, A New Deal for Women and The Shocking Death Rate Facing American Mothers On Mother’s Day

This compelling episode of Angry Americans zeroes in the most urgent issues impacting women in America with one of the nation’s most important leaders for women. The show explores the rise of activists and activism worldwide in the age of Trump. And host Paul Rieckhoff (@PaulRieckhoff) takes aim on a new issue that’s got him angry, ...
5. Sarah Jessica Parker, America’s Scooter Invasion, The White House Correspondents Dinner, Syria’s Hostage Austin Tice

5. Sarah Jessica Parker, America’s Scooter Invasion, The White House Correspondents Dinner, Syria’s Hostage Austin Tice

This captivating episode of Angry Americans explores the intersection of celebrity and politics, and features an intimate interview with one of the most beloved Americans of all time. Someone who is shaping the future of entertainment and culture worldwide. And offers listeners a rare peek behind the curtain at elections past–and the upcoming 2020 race ...
4. Peter Berg, Marijuana’s National Holiday, Telemarketers, Trump vs the Media, Pancakes vs Waffles, Tim Riggins for President

4. Peter Berg, Marijuana’s National Holiday, Telemarketers, Trump vs the Media, Pancakes vs Waffles, Tim Riggins for President

This freight-train episode dives into the most important (and overlooked) issues impacting Americans nationwide–spanning movies, sports and music. Paul Rieckhoff (@PaulRieckhoff) leverages his unique military, political and media experience to dissect the underreported national security and leadership elements of the Mueller Report, the attacks in Sri Lanka, Trump’s war with the media, the opioid crisis ...
3. Ron Perlman, America’s Public Bathroom Problem and Trump’s Transban at Stonewall

3. Ron Perlman, America’s Public Bathroom Problem and Trump’s Transban at Stonewall

In this wild, important and rapid-fire episode, Paul Rieckhoff breaks down Congresswoman Ilhan Omar’s controversial 9/11 comments, Congressman Dan Crenshaw’s outrageous attack on 9/11 FDNY Hero Rob Serra, Mayor Pete Buttigieg’s rapid rise, the Pentagon’s refusal to talk to the media, and how to properly celebrate 4/20. Rieckhoff recounts his 2010 confrontation with Wikileaks Founder ...
2. Rob Serra, 9/11 Hero. Howard Schultz’s Big Problem and the Statue of Liberty vs Trump’s Wall.

2. Rob Serra, 9/11 Hero. Howard Schultz’s Big Problem and the Statue of Liberty vs Trump’s Wall.

In a groundbreaking episode, Rieckhoff recaps a wild week of urgent news below the headlines that should make all Americans angry. He dissects what’s wrong with Howard Schultz’s independent candidacy and talks exclusively to 9/11 Hero First-Responder, New York City Firefighter and all-around badass, Rob Serra about the ridiculous fight in Washington he’s leading alongside ...
1. Willie Geist on Puerto Rico and Batman in Times Square. Trump’s Wall vs the Marines,

1. Willie Geist on Puerto Rico and Batman in Times Square. Trump’s Wall vs the Marines,

In this dynamic inaugural episode, Rieckhoff explains the origin and urgency of this innovative new show. He breaks down how Trump’s Wall could jeopardize America’s national security priorities—and how it has now thrust the President into battle with a very unlikely opponent: the Marine Corps. And given the state of affairs in America, even nice ...
Introducing Angry Americans, hosted by Paul Rieckhoff, coming April 4th

Introducing Angry Americans, hosted by Paul Rieckhoff, coming April 4th

If you’re not angry, you’re not paying attention. The state of affairs in our country has made us all Angry Americans. But it’s righteous, justifiable, vigilant anger. An anger that drives positive change. The anger that started the American Revolution and drove the Civil Rights movement. In times of national distress, it’s our anger that ...
 
 
 
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