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Nov 6, 2019

The quote from Atwater sums up the race 31 years ago nicely. Gephardt eyes a rusty belt. Dole proto-snarks, Jackson thunders, Biden runs a post route, Bush looks for his soul. Dukakis tries error free ball. Simon finds his inner bow tie and Bruce Babbit also runs. Find leadership where you can. What could it...


Oct 20, 2019

We discuss the life and career of Youngstown, Ohio congressman James Traficant with Alex Hastie of Ohio v. The World Podcast. We rerun part of the episode from his podcast.   We hear from Eric Murphy, director of the documentary "The Congressman from Crimetown"  https://vimeo.com/ondemand/traficant  The frumpled...


Oct 11, 2019

A bit about small money donors in history, and about Jimmy Carter's (Code name Dasher) 1976 run.  A rebroadcast of an episode that seems apt as another campaign begins.  


Sep 25, 2019

It's all of those things.  Conversation with David Priess, MHCBUYP listener, COO of Lawfare, Author of several books - about impeachment and the decision to impeach, and the many sides to this question from Tyler to Clinton to Trump.  


Sep 18, 2019

We look at vice presidential and vice presidential candidate switches throughout history.  And we speculate if a tactic last used in 1976 might find its way into the 2020 Election.  We also get into the McGovern-Eagleton 1972 events and talk about Nixon and Hunter Thompson's car ride.