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The Political Orphanage

Jan 30, 2020

PJ O'Rourke is a wry political satirist, HL Mencken Fellow at the Cato Institute, and most recently the author of "None of My Business." He joins Heaton to talk about economics, socialism, term limits, and why America will never ever be Sweden. 

Season 2, Ep 30

Jan 22, 2020

How do people wind up with their deepest political convictions? How and when do they change? Dr. Andrea Jones-Rooy is a political scientist, standup comedian, and occasional circus performer. She joins Heaton to talk about where political beliefs come from, and better tools to understand them than the standard "left or...

Jan 14, 2020

Ep. 28 Tim Heidecker and Gregg Turkington are two notorious comedians, famous for "Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!" and the character Neil Hamburger, respectively. They star in the show "On Cinema," and recently released a political satire mockumentary, "Mister America." They join Heaton to talk about their film,...

Jan 9, 2020

Ep. 27 So are we going to war with Iran or not? Why did we blow up some guy, and was it a good idea to do so? What about legal? Matt Welch, host of "The Fifth Column" and Reason editor-at-large joins Heaton to sort out our foreign policy. Interview at 15:30

Jan 2, 2020

Ep. 26 John McAfee is a cybersecurity expert, international fugitive, and political activist. He joins Heaton to discuss his 2020 presidential campaign, and more. Much more. Lots more.