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A weekly podcast where the dark, and sometimes weird, true stories in American politics are discussed.

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  • Episode 168: Dr. Bombay | Patricia Derges and Edwin Edwards

    March 29th, 2023  |  Season 4  |  1 hr 20 mins
    bribery, cares act, casino, coronavirus, corrupt, covid-19, edwin edwards, extortion, fake cure, fraud, gambling, louisiana, mail fraud, medical fraud, missouri politics, money laundering, patricia derges, politics, quackery, racketeering, scam, stem cell research, true crime, us politics, wire fraud
  • Episode 167: Amateur Hour | Henrietta Lacks and Lesley Wegner/Sylvia Gonzalez

    March 22nd, 2023  |  Season 4  |  1 hr 38 mins
    arrested, cancer research, city council, corrupt, coup, felony, henrietta lacks, illegal harvesting, immortal cells, medical reform, medical research, politics, tampering with evidence, texas, true crime, us politics
  • Episode 166: Screw the Ivy League | Holmesburg Prison and the Ohio Gang

    March 15th, 2023  |  Season 4  |  58 mins 43 secs
    acne, albert kligman, bootleggers, coercion, corrupt, experiments, holmesburg prison, human experiments, jesse w. smith, medical trials, mysterious death, nepotism, ohio gang, pennsylvania, politics, retin a, teapot dome scandal, true crime, us politics, warren g. harding
  • Episode 165: White House Spam | Claude Allen and Jermaine Wright

    March 8th, 2023  |  Season 4  |  1 hr 3 mins
    adelanto, american politics, arson, bribery, california, claude allen, corrupt, councilman, domestic policy council, fbi, feds, felony theft, guilty, marijuana, mayor, petty theft, politics, schemer, true crime, undercover agent, us politics, white house
  • Episode 164: Tired of God | Donna Scott Davenport and Anita Bryant

    March 1st, 2023  |  Season 4  |  1 hr 37 mins
    anita bryant, anti-gay, anti-gay crusade, conservatives, corrupt, false imprisonment, gay rights, hate, homophobia, jail, juvenile justice, kids jailed, lgbtq+, lgbtq+ rights, politics, racism, racist judge, religious conservatism, tennessee politics, true crime, us politics, weaponizing god
  • Episode 163: A + B = C, bitch! | Snow Riot and Operation Wetback

    February 22nd, 2023  |  Season 4  |  1 hr 3 mins
    american politics, anti-mexican, beverly snow, braceros, corrupt, dc politics, dwight d. eisenhower, illegal deportation, illegal immigrations, labor strike, laborers, mass deportation, mexican, mob, operation wetback, politics, race riot, racism, snow riot, true crime, us politics, white mob, white rage, xenophobia
  • Episode 162: A Clown? | George W. Lee and Steve Lough

    February 15th, 2023  |  Season 4  |  51 mins 36 secs
    american politics, bigotry, civil rights leader, clown, clown for congress, clown show, corrupt, mississippi politics, modern day lynching, politics, poll tax, racism, reverend george w. lee, south carolina, south carolina politics, steve lough, true crime, us politics, voter rights
  • Episode 161: Richard Dawson | Rosewood Massacre and Bob Filner

    February 8th, 2023  |  Season 4  |  1 hr 33 mins
    american politics, bob filner, corrupt, false accusations, florida history, florida politics, groping, leave women alone, mayor, murder, politics, race massacre, racism, rosewood, san diego, sexual assault, sexual harassment, true crime, unwanted attention, us politics, white rage
  • Episode 160: Avenge Me, Bitch! | The Chamberlain-Kahn Act and the assassination attempt of Theodore Roosevelt

    February 1st, 2023  |  Season 4  |  1 hr 9 mins
    american plan, american politics, assassination attempt, campaign trail, chamberlain-kahn act, corrupt, illegal, incarceration, mental illness, misogyny, politics, progressive party, sexism, sti, theodore roosevelt, true crime, us politics, war on women, wwi
  • Episode 159: Golf on the Moon | Mutiny in Space and John Joe Gray

    January 25th, 2023  |  Season 4  |  1 hr 19 mins
    american politics, astronauts, back taxes, corrupt, felony assault, ground control, john joe gray, militia, nasa, politics, sky lab, sovereign citizen, space mutiny, space shuttle, space travel, standoff, tax evasion, texas, true crime, us politics
  • Episode 158: Pack it Up, Grandma! | Hiram Monserrate and Florida vs. Pitts / Lee

    January 18th, 2023  |  Season 4  |  1 hr 23 mins
    aclu, assault, bigotry, corrupt, death row, domestic abuse, florida, florida politics, fraud, hiram monserrate, innocent, misuse of funds, murder trial, ny politics, ny senate, pitts and lee, politics, racism, true crime, us politics, wrongful conviction
  • Episode 157: Chill Pill | 1951 Bagel Strike and Christopher Wright

    January 11th, 2023  |  Season 4  |  59 mins 21 secs
    american politics, attempted murder, bagel bakers local 338, bagel famine, bagel strike, bagels, corrupt, georgia politics, livable wages, mayor, molestation, new york, politics, rape, rapist, suspended, true crime, unions, us politics
  • Episode 156: Because it's Jersey | Keith Conway and John Sheridan

    January 4th, 2023  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 11 mins
    american politics, arson, ceo, city funding, corrupt, embezzlement, john sheridan, keith conway, kinloch, mafia, missouri politics, murder suicide, mysterious death, new jersey, new jersey politics, nj transportation commissioner, politics, spending spree, true crime, unknown cause of death, unsolved murder, us politics, wire fraud, witness tampering
  • Episode 155: Snapping Turtles | End of Year Special

    December 28th, 2022  |  Season 3  |  52 mins 39 secs
    american politics, co-hosting, end of year special, florida politics, history, podcast, political podcast, politics, true crime, us politics, wrap up episode
  • Episode 154: Ohio is the New Florida | Esther Salas and Wayne Hays

    December 21st, 2022  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 50 secs
    affair, american politics, antifeminist, corrupt, esther salas, house rep, judge, manifesto, men's rights, mistress, misuse of funds, murder, murder spree, new jersey, ohio politics, payoff, politics, racism, roy hollander, sex scandal, true crime, us congress, us politics, wayne hays
  • Episode 153: That's Right, Daddy | Robert Livingston and Joel Greenberg

    December 14th, 2022  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 34 mins
    affair, bob livingston, bribery, congress, corrupt, cryptocurrency, embezzlement, florida politics, gop, hypocrisy, joel greenberg, louisiana politics, politics, sex scandal, sex trafficking, speaker designate, speaker of the house, tax collector, taxpayer money, true crime, us politics