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Ep. 26 Babies & Hate Speech

Back from their long and unannounced break. The Otters start 2018 by taking on issues of employer supplied birth control, surrogacy, and what defines hate speech. Follow us on Twitter @Politcalotters Email: Show notes: LA Times Article: Birth Control Moral Exception Surrogate Refuses to Abort...

Duration: 00:48:52

Ep. 25 An Interview with Liberty At Large

This week Liberty At Large's host Daniel joins The Otter Couple for an interview and to talk about life as a libertarian, how Daniel became a libertarian, and running a political podcast. Follow us on Twitter @PoliticalOtters Join us on our Facebook Page: Contact Us: You can find Liberty At Large on iTunes and Stitcher Twitter: @LibertyLarge Insta: @LibertyatLarge Contact:

Duration: 01:14:35

Ep. 24 Thanksgiving & Net Neutrality

Full of turkey and pumpkin pie, The Otter Couple discuss the real moral of Thanksgiving and how Capitalism is the only system to solve the tragedy of the commons and the free rider problem without relying on force. The Otters also discuss the reason why Net Neutrality has become a hot button issue and how we can solve it on a local level. Follow us on Twitter @PoliticalOtters Watch the youtube video from the episode...

Duration: 00:49:13

Ep. 23 Immoral Law Practices & Trophy Hunting

The Otters discusses a criminal law system in California that is immorally forcing people to pay to be sued. We also delve into the tragedy of the commons through the example of elephant populations in Africa and how tag buying systems for trophy hunting large animals can actually help protect these animals form extinction. Follow us on Twitter @PoliticalOtters Contact us:

Duration: 00:48:38

Ep. 22 Public Space & Louis CK

Suffering from a little bug, The Otters try not to wade into heady topics and instead discuss the pop culture controversies of the week. Follow us on Twitter @PoliticalOtters

Duration: 00:39:22

Ep. 21 Donna Brazile & Campaign Fund Raising

Donna Brazile releases a excerpt from her up coming book that gives more volition to the accusation that the DNC unethically pushes Hillary to a victory in the Democratic primary after receiving party saving funding from the Clinton campaign. Also this week, The Otters discuss how Arizona Clean Elections Commission is inefficiently attempting to create fair election funding. Follow us on Twitter @politicalotters If you would like to be on the show or would like us on the show or have...

Duration: 00:48:57

Ep. 20 Irrational Fears & Prostitution

This week The Otters talk about how not confronting irrational fears is creating a generation of unhealthy adults and leading to more divisive politics in America. Also, we delve into a new problem in Nevada law that puts people in certain career choices in harms way and also causes those who have been forced into modern day slavery to fear seeking help.

Duration: 01:04:32

Ep. 19 Harvey Weinstein & Assigning Blame

The Otters discuss the recent Harvey Weinstein scandal in Hollywood, Mayim Bailik's New York Times article that people are claiming to be victim blaming, and how the Hollywood bubble may be perpetuating the ideas of a national rape culture.

Duration: 00:50:29

Ep. 18 Mass Shootings & Gun Control

As the nation witnesses the worst mass shooting in modern American history, people begin to discuss ways to heal the nation and how to prevent tragedies life this from occurring. The Otters discuss what can be done about mass shootings and the best way to decrease gun deaths while also keeping personal liberties intact.

Duration: 00:49:11

Ep. 17 Feminism and Otters Talking Sports

This week we examine statements made by Former First Lady Michelle Obama, Lifestyle Network Ads, and Athletes at the U of A and College in general.

Duration: 00:53:59

Ep. 16 Clarifications on Healthcare and Philando Castile

This week we clarify our views on our statements on the Philando Castile shooting from Ep. 07 and go into more detail on how to fix healthcare in the United States. Also, as we run out of things to talk about, we send out an invitation to other podcasters who would like to join our podcast to help give us alternative views on current issues in US politics. Email us at or tweet us @politicalotters

Duration: 00:58:42

Ep. 15 Ben in Berkeley & The State of Jefferson

With Michaela off for the week John gets to talk about Ben Shapiro and dividing California into three separate states.

Duration: 00:22:26

Ep. 14 Food Dianetics

Enraged by the ludicrous statements made in favor of a vegan diet, The Otters shanghai their political podcast this week to rant about the documentary What the Health.

Duration: 00:56:27

Ep. 13 Hurricane Harvey Price Gouging & Women in S.T.E.M.

A new study is published that discusses the results of trying to push women into S.T.E.M. fields. Also, with Hurricane Harvey making landfall this past week and tales of price gouging in the disaster area, The Otters discuss what they think about price gouging.

Duration: 00:54:45

Bonus Episode: Hard Crimes

Trying out something new, join The Otters as John tasks Michaela with the mission of solving a MURDER. With her trusty D12 computer dice and her brains Officer Michaela Arroya is sent to a small mining town where a egregious murder has occurred. Can Michaela solve the murderer? Can she find the motive? Will John be able to keep all his voices in order?!

Duration: 01:40:48

Ep. 12 Trump's Wall & Arpaio the Watcher in the South

As The Otters return to Arizona so does a certain President Trump who leaves a trail of controversy behind for The Otters to discuss. Join The Otters this week as they talk about the Pardoning of Sheriff Joe Arpaio and the morality behind Trump's Wall.

Duration: 00:51:23

Ep. 11 Thirteen Reasons Why College Campuses Are Terrible

The Otters delve into the conundrum that is the regressive left (a.k.a Social Justice Warriors) and their motivations and rationale. The Otters also discuss the reasons why the Netflix series "13 Reasons Why" sends a terrible message.

Duration: 00:55:30

Ep. 10 Healthcare Solutions

As Trump rolls out his Transgender Military Ban and Congress fails, again, to bring about any healthcare reform The Otters reflect on how American citizens can help improve the U.S. healthcare situation.

Duration: 01:04:13

Ep. 09 G20 Madness in Hamburg

As Antifa protesters hit the G20 summit in force to harass news reporter Lauren Southern and attack other defenseless "Fascist" reporters the Otters discuss the solution to political extremists. Follow us on Twitter @politicalotters Listen to our midweek content on Youtube and be sure to support Quickly Quickly on Soundcloud and Spotify

Duration: 00:57:02

Ep. 08 America is Great

With Michaela gone due to a wisdom teeth extraction John is left alone to discuss why America is so great and what we need to do to keep it great. Follow us on Twitter @politicalotters Listen to our midweek content on Youtube and be sure to support Quickly Quickly on Soundcloud and Spotify

Duration: 00:29:16

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