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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 104: Take a Break | End of Year Special!

    December 29th, 2021  |  Season 2  |  41 mins 3 secs
    end of year special, podcast family, podcast love, politics, q&a, year ahead
  • Episode 103: Fish in a Barrel | Fred Hampton and Lauren Boebert

    December 22nd, 2021  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 20 mins
    american politics, black panthers, colorado, corrupt, counterintelligence program, covid-19, fbi, fred hampton, herbert hoover, house representative, illinois, islamophobia, lauren boebert, murder, politics, qanon, rainbow coalition, second amendment, true crime, twitter, us house, us politics
  • Episode 102: Talk Dirty to Me | Steve Rocco and Leonard Peltier

    December 15th, 2021  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 4 mins
    american indian movement, american politics, clemency, conspiracy theories, corrupt, fbi, federal officers, indigenous rights, ketchup trial, leonard peltier, orange county, pine ridge indian reservation, political prisoner, politics, prison escape, santa ana, school board, shoot out, south dakota, steve rocco, the partnership, true crime, us politics
  • Episode 101: This Is Not A Threat | Captain Ian Fishback and Sheriff Joe Arpaio

    December 8th, 2021  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 40 mins
    american politics, arizona politics, chain gang, corrupt, geneva conventions, ian fishback, immigration, inhumane, joe arpaio, john mccain, mistreatment, politics, prisoner abuse, racial profiling, sheriff, special forces. war on terror, tent city, torture, true crime, us army, us politics
  • Li'l Muck Episode 39: Desmond Meade

    December 3rd, 2021  |  Season 2  |  24 mins 31 secs
    amendment 4, desmond meade, florida politics, florida rights coalition, local politics, returning citizens, voter rights
  • Episode 100: Florida in the House! | Night of Terror and Forced Sterilization in the U.S.

    December 1st, 2021  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 7 mins
    american politics, corrupt, eugenics, forced surgery, night of terror, occoquan workhouse, politics, racism, sterilization, suffragists, true crime, us politics, white house, woodrow wilson
  • Episode 99: Party Pooper | Jean Seberg and Albert Patterson

    November 24th, 2021  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 5 mins
    alabama, albert patterson, american politics, attorney general, black panthers, civil rights, cointelpro, corrupt, corruption, fbi, gambling, hollywood, hoover, illegal alcohol, jean seberg, murder, politics, surveillance, true crime, us politics
  • Li'l Muck Episode 38: The Girl with a Microphone

    November 19th, 2021  |  Season 2  |  19 mins 31 secs
    activism, american politics, corrupt, instagram, local politics, philanthropy, politics, progressive, thegirlwithamicrophone, tiktok, true crime, us politics, viral
  • Episode 98: Cold Hard Hands | O. C. Smith and Jonathan and Diana Toebbe

    November 17th, 2021  |  Season 2  |  52 mins 51 secs
    american politics, attack, bomb, corrupt, death penalty, government secrets, medical examiner, naval engineer, o c smith, politics, shelby county, spies, true crime, us politics
  • Episode 97: Love is Good | Alcee Hastings and Arkansas Prison Blood Scandal

    November 10th, 2021  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 17 mins
    alcee hastings, american politics, arkansas prison blood scandal, arkansas prisons, bill clinton, bribery, congressman, corrupt, cummings prison, factor viii, florida politics, health management associates, hepatitis c, hiv, politics, rolf kaestel, scandal, tainted blood, true crime, us congress, us politics
  • Li'l Muck Episode 37: Franita Tolson

    November 5th, 2021  |  Season 2  |  29 mins 51 secs
    constitutional law, elections clause, franita tolson, gerrymandering, hr1, hr4, political parties, voter id laws, voter laws, voting rights
  • Episode 96: Screaming Hillary | Tailhook and Gus Boulis

    November 3rd, 2021  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 15 mins
    american politics, aviators, corrupt, cruise to nowhere, florida, gambling, gus boulis, las vegas, mafia, miami subs, mob hit, murder, politics, sexual assault, tailhook, the gauntlet, true crime, us navy, us politics
  • Episode 95: Moist | Laquan McDonald and James Burke

    October 27th, 2021  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 8 mins
    american politics, chicago, chicago city officials, chicago mayor, corrupt, corruption, coverup, craigslist ripper, gilgo beach murders, jason van dyke, laquan mcdonald, long island serial killer, murder, new york, police brutality, police chief, police violence, politics, rahm emanuel, sex workers, suffolk county, true crime, us ambassador, us politics
  • Li'l Muck Episode 36: Rep. Ted Deutch

    October 22nd, 2021  |  Season 2  |  38 mins 20 secs
    congress, florida politics, house of representatives, interview, local politics, music lover, political crush, political interview, special guest, ted deutch, us congress
  • Episode 94: Star Wars Forever | Colonel James C. Hiett and the Columbia Eagle Incident

    October 20th, 2021  |  Season 2  |  52 mins 27 secs
    alvin leonard glatkowski, american politics, clyde william mckay jr., colombia, colonel james hiett, columbia eagle incident, conspiracy, corrupt, drug smugglers, heroin, laurie hiett, mutiny, politics, true crime, us army, us politics, war ship
  • Episode 93: Cocaine Cowboy | Derwin Brown and Richard J. Sproules

    October 13th, 2021  |  Season 2  |  41 mins 55 secs
    american politics, assassination, brockton, cocaine, corrupt, corruption, dekalb county, derwin brown, embezzlement, just say no, police chief, politics, richard j. sproules, sidney dorsey, true crime, us politics, war on drugs