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Dinner Table Politics

Jun 26, 2018

Abby asked that we take a step back from talking about the news of the day and have an in-depth discussion about how government works, including all twelve (sic) articles of the Constitution. As a result, Schoolhouse Rock gets sung more than a few times as we discuss the difference between emanations and penumbras -...

Jun 20, 2018

The separation of children at the southern border has launched a new round of "Trump is Hitler" memes. Jim argues that this actually helps Donald Trump, while Abby wonders why no one is comparing Trump to Vlad the Impaler and insists that memes that say "TEMPERED RHETORIC" aren't likely to go viral. 

Jun 13, 2018

Yes, the Korean summit between Trump and Kim Jong-Un gets a mention, as does the G7 debacle, but we spend a good deal of time talking about the change from iHop to iHob, the need for colonoscopies, and how Bill Clinton would fare in the #MeToo era, with a detour into a discussion of John Hughes movies.

Also, Abby...

Jun 5, 2018

We discuss Roseanne, which may or may not have been Abby's favorite television show, as well as the stupidity of tariffs and a president who thinks he can pardon himself. 

And finally, at long lost, the world learns the story of how an eighteen-month-old Abby tried to pull off a daring pearl heist at Barbara Bush's...