Articles & Opinions

Obamacare and State’s Rights

It is 8pm on a Saturday night and the last thing I want to be doing is writing yet another piece about a manufactured crisis arising from Republican attempts...

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Pop Goes The Political Culture, December 9, 2018

Howdy, MPU-inverse! As most of you know, we’re taking it easy for the month of December and not recording regularly. The news, however, is on no such hiatus. Over...

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What the Georgia Runoff Told Us

by D.J. McGuire Tuesday night was Election Runoff Night in Georgia. The results give some hope – and some concern – to both parties. For the Republicans, victory was...

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Behind the More Perfect Union Scenes

Regular podcast listeners are probably aware that Kevin, D.J., Greg and I are all pretty good friends. We have an ongoing FB message group where we talk about everything...

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Pop Goes The Political Culture, November 24, 2018

Greetings, MPU-inverse! It’s been a delightful week of feasting and giving thanks and shopping at small businesses over here. I was hoping that by shopping at Amazon, I would...

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So How Are Things for the Democrats These Days?

by D.J. McGuire The election results for the Democrats were good enough to flip the House on Election Night (and the Virginia delegation with it). The post-Election Night results...

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Pop Goes The Political Culture, November 11

    Welcome back MPU-inverse! I’m sure you all join me in offering thanks for the service of all of America’s veterans. We are grateful for you contributions to...

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Hey Dems, Let’s Just Gerrymander States!

After some baffling election results 2016 and 2018 elections, I’d like to propose what should be the Democrats’ new version of gerrymandering: moving state borders to group like-minded, homogeneous...

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Pop Goes The Political Culture, November 3

Hello, hello MPU-universe! We are officially in the last weekend before the election and if you’re like me, you’re busy doing some sort of Get Out The Vote action!...

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Motivating Millennials

By Kevin Kelton This Tuesday, Democrats need young voters to turn out in record midterm numbers. Yet news report after news report still tells us millennials just aren’t motivated...

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Pop Goes The Political Culture, October 28, 2018

“Every now and then a madman’s bound to come along. Doesn’t stop the story. Story’s pretty strong. Doesn’t change the song.” – Stephen Sondheim, Assassins It is Sunday in...

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Pop Goes The Political Culture, Week of October 15, 2018

By Rebekah Kuschmider, MPU co-host Hello, hello MPU-niverse! Remember how on the podcast last week we were lamenting how it had been a slow news week? Well, we won’t...

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At War With Millennials

by Kevin Kelton There are some 80 million millennials in the U.S. today, approximate 25% of the country and 31% of the voting-age population. And they seem angry. As I...

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Pop Goes The Political Culture, Week of October 1, 2018

Hello, MPU-universe. Chances are you are reading this through a red scrim of rage that has suffused your vision ever since the FBI released it’s “report” this week and...

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