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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 109: According to the Bylaws | Strom Thurmond and Megan Barry

    February 2nd, 2022  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 17 mins
  • Episode 108: Sting Like a Bee | Ken Harycki and Muhammed Ali

    January 26th, 2022  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 6 mins
    activism, american politics, boxing, cassius clay, conscientious objector, corrupt, draft, heavyweight champion, ken harycki, mayor, muhammed ali, politics, protest, scam, stillwater, tax evasion, tax fraud, true crime, us politics, vietnam
  • Episode 107: A Bunch of Schmos | Operation Greylord and Kathy Augustine

    January 19th, 2022  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 2 mins
    american politics, bribery, cook county, corrupt, fbi, illinois, judiciary, kathy augustine, murder, nevada politics, operation greylord, politics, public corruption, representative, state controller, suspicious death, true crime, undercover, us politics, usps
  • Li'l Muck Episode 40: Denise Horland

    January 14th, 2022  |  Season 3  |  26 mins 24 secs
    advocacy, city of plantation, civics, denise horland, florida politics, local politics, public service, voter education, women in politics
  • Episode 106: Stay Out of the Ocean | Wyatt Outlaw & the Kirk Holden War and George Q. Cannon

    January 12th, 2022  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 11 mins
    american politics, civil war, commissioner, constable, corrupt, delegate, george q. cannon, graham nc, insurrection, kirk-holden war, kkk, lds, lynching, mormon church, murder, plural marriage, politics, polygamy, slavery, true crime, us politics, utah
  • Episode 105: Ghosts, bitch | Priscilla Giddings and Bradford Bishop

    January 5th, 2022  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 7 mins
    american politics, bethesda, bradford bishop, censure, corrupt, family annihilator, fbi, foreign service, house representative, idaho, most wanted, murder, politics, priscilla giddings, sexual assault, true crime, us air force, us diplomat, us politics, washington dc
  • Episode 104: Take a Break

    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