Year: 2016

CD131: Bombing Libya


Congress goes on vacation; the Executive Branch escalates a war. In this episode, we look back at the 2011 Libya regime change to understand why we are bombing again in 2016.

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CD130: Netroots Nation

Netroots Nation is an annual political conference where “progressive” politicians, journalists, and activists gather to exchange ideas. In this episode, Jen highlights her experience at Netroots Nation 2016. Included are an update on the status of the Trans-Pacific Partnership and other interesting insights into the current state of the Democratic Party’s political base.

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CD129: The Impeachment of John Koskinen

Impeachment: A serious punishment for serious corruption. In this episode, learn why Congress has begun the process of impeaching IRS Commissioner John Koskinen and how his impeachment would prevent light from being shined upon dark money in politics.

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CD128: Crisis in Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico is in trouble and only the U.S. Congress can help the island of U.S. citizens. Does the bill quickly moving through Congress actually help Puerto Rico?

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CD127: The Fast Act (The Transportation Funding Law)

Transportation: We all need it, and Congress funded it. In this episode, we take a detailed look into the FAST Act, which funds our national transportation network for the next five years.

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CD126: The Presidential Primary

Beware: Opinions ahead! In this special episode, Jen discusses who she will vote for in the June 7th Presidential Primary.

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CD125: Un-Governing the Internet

The Internet is a powerful international communications tool; how does the 114th Congress plan to change how it’s governed? In this episode, learn about the bills that are moving through Congress that could have a direct effect on the future of the Internet.

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CD124: The Costs of For-Profit War

Two defense contractors went on a podcast and everything they said was true. In this episode, discover the shocking extent to which our government has privatized wartime operations.

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CD123: Health or Profits

Health: Is there anything more important? In this episode, we examine three bills that moved through Congress in 2016 which would have a direct effect on the health of American citizens. Would the changes benefit you?

This episode is dedicated to the loving memory of Nathan Brightbill. He will be forever loved and missed.

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CD122 European Union Attacks

In the wake of the Brussels bombings, which attacked the heart of the European Union, we examine the history of the European Union and how this terrorist attack may affect its future.

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