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A podcast devoted to helping you make sense of the world around you several craft beers at a time. Barstool regulars include Nick McGuire, Bill Muck and Phil Barker but we are often joined by smarter and more well informed special guests. If you like discussions of good beer and bad politics, this is the podcast for you.

A podcast devoted to helping you make sense of the world around you several craft beers at a time. Barstool regulars include Nick McGuire, Bill Muck and Phil Barker but we are often joined by smarter and more well informed special guests. If you like discussions of good beer and bad politics, this is the podcast for you.

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United States

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A podcast devoted to helping you make sense of the world around you several craft beers at a time. Barstool regulars include Nick McGuire, Bill Muck and Phil Barker but we are often joined by smarter and more well informed special guests. If you like discussions of good beer and bad politics, this is the podcast for you.

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@barstoolpol

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 174 - Law and Order

6/3/2020
The boys are joined by Professor of Theology, Dr. Justin Klassen, to discuss the nation's response to the murder of George Floyd, differing views on the protests and looking at Trump's recent walk to St. John's Church through a religious lens.

Duration:02:01:40

Episode 173 - Stay In the Basement

5/27/2020
The boys are joined by original super guest, Dr. Suzanne Chod, to discuss how the presidential race is shaping up, whether national conventions are necessary anymore, Trump being an unmanly president, Senate races up for grabs and calls for Twitter to ban the president.

Duration:01:28:28

Episode 172 - Put the Seat Down

5/20/2020
Senior Legal Analyst Professor Tom Cavenagh joins the boys to discuss recent Supreme Court updates, a deep dive on the Michael Flynn decision, Wisconsin liberating their bars and everything else, Congress potentially providing liability immunity for businesses dealing with coronavirus lawsuits, Trump taking hydroxychloroquine, and the infamous SCOTUS toilet flush.

Duration:01:57:57

Episode 171 - Transition to Greatness

5/13/2020
Former Assistant Director of Biotechnology at the DoD, Dr. Alexander Titus, joins the boys to discuss advances in synthetic biology, thoughts on the domestic response to Covid-19, whether our global lifestyle choices contribute to global pandemics, the scary things that keep an expert in biotechnology up at night, and what globalization could look like post-Covid.

Duration:01:16:17

Episode 170 - Swedish Meatballs

5/6/2020
The boys discuss the growing tensions between the US and China, how the global order will look post-COVID, how Americans view freedom during the pandemic, the return of Michael Flynn, Sweden's unique approach to the coronavirus, and whether it matters that Trump refers to it as the "1917 flu".

Duration:01:22:17

Episode 169 - The Noble Prize Committee

4/29/2020
The boys look into Trump's light and disinfectant comments during the coronavirus briefings, the role of the media during the pandemic, the US trying to get back into the Iran nuclear deal (kind of), bipartisan efforts to combat the coronavirus, the Biden sexual assault allegations, political deepfakes, and what authoritarian governments have been up to in the age of COVID.

Duration:01:35:26

Episode 168 - Sacrifice the Weak

4/22/2020
The boys look at the lockdown protests popping up in several states, the president temporarily halting all immigration, figuring our whether Kim Jong Un is dead or alive, U.S. warships challenging China in the South China Sea, whether "war" is the right metaphor when dealing with a pandemic, and the UK moving to remote debate and voting.

Duration:01:40:57

Episode 167 - Live Free or Die Hard

4/15/2020
The boys are joined by Senior Legal Analyst Professor Tom Cavenagh to discuss the state of the constitution and individual rights during the coronavirus pandemic, Trump's unconventional pandemic press conference approach, a deeper dive on the Wisconsin election decision, Google and Apple collecting coronavirus data, an interesting fourth amendment case and who should be part of the council to re-open America (wrong answers only).

Duration:01:40:57

Episode 166 - Cougars

4/8/2020
The boys look at the tense Wisconsin election standoff, Trump firing Inspectors General left and right, Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly resigning after his coronavirus-related snafu, a temporary end to the imperial presidency, and whether a potentially coronavirus infested Wrestlemania or a cougar-filled Santiago, Chile is more dangerous.

Duration:01:13:36

Episode 165 - Berdee-moo-hama-dawv

4/1/2020
The boys look at the confusing nature of the White House coronavirus briefings, what the pandemic means for U.S.-China relations, Hungary's prime minister gaining absolute power, dictatorial leadership in Brazil and Turkmenistan, and a game of "What's more stupid" feature stimulus check signatures and a $400,000 toilet flush.

Duration:01:34:07

Episode 164 - Boneheads

3/25/2020
Senior Legal Analyst Tom Cavenagh joins to look at the role of government during a crisis, SCOTUS clamping down on the insanity defense, "emergency" powers for the DOJ, Comcast and racial discrimination and whether Rand Paul or spring breakers are the bigger boneheads during the coronavirus outbreak.

Duration:01:48:01

Episode 163 - Hopefully Not the Last Episode

3/18/2020
The boys are quarantined but still able to talk about the wild week in coronavirus developments, effects on the economy, Biden pledging to pick a woman for VP, primary voting during a pandemic, the possibility of temporary universal basic income, and the changing tone of Fox News as the crisis rolls on.

Duration:01:23:28

Episode 162 - Great Super Genius

3/11/2020
The boys panic about coronavirus, whether Biden is unstoppable, Facebook not letting Trump mess with the census, a federal judge taking Bill Barr to task, Chuck Schumer threatening SCOTUS, and whether Trump or Putin will stay in power longer.

Duration:01:44:46

Episode 161 - Hug Flagging

3/4/2020
Nick, Billy Jo Bob and COVID-19 tackle the surprising Super Tuesday results, the less than successful Taliban peace deal in Afghanistan, the government's handling of the coronavirus outbreak, Trump's new choice for Director of National Intelligence, the president's hug flagging and Jill Biden trying out for the secret service during a rally for her husband.

Duration:01:37:31

Episode 160 - This is the Way

2/26/2020
The boys are joined by Senior Legal Analyst professor Tom Cavenagh to discuss updates on Supreme Court cases, the spread of the coronavirus, Trump lashing out at liberal Supreme Court justices, Bernie's continued ascendance, whether a trail is actually land or a philosophical construct, and the potential insult of broccoli samosas.

Duration:01:25:02

Episode 159 - Trump Badger Don't Care

2/20/2020
The boys pay their respects to Mike Bloomberg after untimely demise in last night's debate, the state of the Justice Department under Bill Barr, everyone getting a presidential pardon, the possibility of a brokered convention for the Democrats, Democratic candidates adopting Trumpian tactics, Rush Limbaugh having a problem with Pete Buttigieg kissing his husband and the president's obsession with badgers.

Duration:01:30:56

Episode 158 - Pretending Matters

2/12/2020
The boys bid a fond farewell to Phil's Campaign Corner, Trump's vengeance against all who have wronged him, the Justice Department being told to treat Roger Stone with kid gloves, making federal buildings beautiful again, and Larry David giving the MAGA crowd what they want.

Duration:02:48:44

Episode 157 - Nancy the Ripper

2/5/2020
Bill, Nick, Phil and Tom break down the finale of the impeachment saga, the meltdown at the Iowa Caucuses, the extremely contentious State of the Union, and a pizza related constitutional crisis.

Duration:01:28:43

Episode 156 - Where's Igor?

1/29/2020
The boys are joined by Jake Lahut of the Keene Sentinel/Business Insider to discuss this week in the impeachment trial, the question of calling John Bolton and other witnesses, and updates from the Democratic primary.

Duration:01:08:14

Episode 155 - The Big Tomato Sauce Lobby

1/22/2020
The boys delve into the first two days of the impeachment trial, Hillary Clinton blasting Bernie Sanders, new torture testimony, Bloomberg dominating political ads, and another round of "Who Had the Worst Week?"

Duration:01:10:57