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Politics minus bile plus jokes. Comedian and avowed independent Andrew Heaton examines current events with his deranged friends, then slops humor on top.

The Political Orphanage Andrew Heaton

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Politics minus bile plus jokes. Comedian and avowed independent Andrew Heaton examines current events with his deranged friends, then slops humor on top.

    Decolonize Your Lawn with Jack and Brian (FRV)

    Decolonize Your Lawn with Jack and Brian (FRV)

    Brian Sack and Jack Helmuth of "Questionable Material with Jack and Brian" triumphantly return to the show to discuss the week's best, underserved headlines including: dinosaur statues, the worst dentist in America, and robot promises to not murder us all!

    • 37 min
    Why Election Riots Are Guaranteed

    Why Election Riots Are Guaranteed

    Jack Goldstone, an expert in revolutions and why and when they happen, joins the program to talk about the possibility of uprisings or civil unrest in the United States in the wake of the November 3rd election. He discusses what form revolutions would take in America, how likely such a movement is now or in our lifetimes, and why a calm election outcome on November 4th is all but impossible.

    • 1h 4 min
    I Got Robbed in Oakland, California

    I Got Robbed in Oakland, California

    This episode is mostly about political graffiti in Oakland, as a means by which to explore the politics of the Bay Area, a progressive beacon in a Democratic state. However this travelogue has been overshadowed somewhat by getting robbed.

    • 39 min
    Crocodile Ransom Laws (Friday Release Valve)

    Crocodile Ransom Laws (Friday Release Valve)

    It's time for another installment of Friday Release Valve to wrap up Judge Week, including asking a former law professor about laws pertaining to crocodile ransom money! Comedians Myq Kaplan and Liz Glaser join the show to discuss that plus: formal hazmat suits, naked golf carts, and Alabama. Enjoy!

    • 42 min
    Libertarian Constitutionalism - Featuring: Tim Sandefur

    Libertarian Constitutionalism - Featuring: Tim Sandefur

    Is judicial activism bad if it's focused on protecting civil liberties from government incursion? Where do libertarians and conservatives diverge in jurisprudence?

    Tim Sandefur is Vice President of Litigation at the Goldwater Institute, and makes the case for judicial engagement in the defense of individual rights.

    • 40 min
    Originalism - Featuring: Christopher R. Green

    Originalism - Featuring: Christopher R. Green

    Originalism is the favored jurisprudence of conservative scions like Antonin Scalia and Clarence Thomas. It's predicated on the notion that laws have fixed meanings, determined at the moment of their ratification according to the language of their day.

    Christopher Green is the H.L.A. Hart Scholar of Law & Philosophy at the University of Mississippi. A graduate of Princeton, Yale, and Notre Dame, he is a sought-after speaker about Originalism, executive power, and the 14th Amendment.

    • 45 min

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