Yes We Can!

Just because Barack Obama isn’t President, doesn’t mean his influence has faded. Administration alum Chris Lu tells #StrangeDaysPodcast why he’s still hopeful + Obama Foundation CEO David Simas reveals how the Obamas are inspiring America’s next leaders.

The Cult of Trump

Happy Halloween, #StrangeDaysPodcast listeners!!! In this SPOOKY episode of the podcast we discuss one of the scariest topics of all: The Cult of Trump, with author Steven Hassan. A little later in the podcast, editor-in-chief of The Bulwark and prominent #NeverTrumper, Charlie Sykes gives us some Scary Advice on How to Survive Our Impeachment Nightmare.

Buy Steve Hassan’s book THE CULT OF TRUMP: amzn.to/2PzRysz

Read Charlie Sykes latest article, DEAR GOP, SOME SCARY ADVICE ON HOW TO SURVIVE YOUR IMPEACHMENT NIGHTMARE: www.politico.com/magazine/story/2…are-trump-229885Politics

Adapting to Adversity

May Day, May Day, May Day! Yes folks, it’s still October, but we’re sending out a distress call out for the state of America. POLITICO’s National Security Correspondent, Natasha Bertrand joins us to discuss the nightmare of the current administration and the Ukraine-gate impeachment probe. Later in the podcast, we talk to the great Max Brooks, author of The Zombie Survival Guide and World War Z, about national security issues and all the ghouls and goblins in the Trump White House.

PRE-ORDER MAX BROOK’S BOOK DEVOLUTION: amzn.to/2W7YK0w

Digital Civil Wars & Lying Charts

Buckle up, #StrangeDaysPodcast listeners, because you’re in for a ride! This week, we discussed impeachment and the fourth Democratic debate with one of the most ferocious political voices in the twitterverse, Democratic strategist, Peter Daou. Later in the podcast… You’ve heard of “fake news”, but what about fake charts and graphs? Alberto Cairo, author of How Charts Lie, joins us to discuss how data can be manipulated and how you can learn to cut through the data deceit.

Buy Peter Daou’s book, DIGITAL CIVIL WAR: amzn.to/2nPooKC

Buy Alberto Cairo’s book, HOW CHARTS LIES: amzn.to/2MnosuJ

Beware the Evangelicals

“BE WARNED: IF TRUMP IS IMPEACHED OR LOSES IN 2020, EVANGELICAL LEADERS ARE CALLING FOR THE OVERTHROW OF THE U.S GOVERNMENT” says our latest #StrangeDaysPodcast guest, Frank Schaeffer, son of the late theologian Francis Schaeffer, and author of Letter to Lucy: A Manifesto of Creative Redemption – In the Age of Trump, Fascism and Lies, and writer.

Buy Letter to Lucy: amzn.to/2ogQgYx

Read Frank’s Blog: frankschaefferblog.com/2019/10/be-wa…s-government/