Good Luck America


A weekly politics and news podcast hosted by comedians Adam Tod Brown and Chet Wild. The only politics podcast you can trust. Available via iTunes and Patreon.
 

 

 

 


Government Shutdown Horror Stories
February 7, 2018
Adam and Chet talk about some of the saddest and most infuriating stories coming from the current government shutdown. Listen now!

 


The 1995-1996 Government Shutdown
January 21, 2019
AAdam and Chet discuss the second longest government shutdown in United States history. Listen now!

 


Democrats Who Might Run For President In 2020
January 15, 2019
Will Trump be challenged for the Republican nomination in 2020? Probably! On this episode, Adam and Chet talk about who might mount that challenge. Listen now!

 


Republicans Who Might Challenge Trump In 2020
January 8, 2019
Will Trump be challenged for the Republican nomination in 2020? Probably! On this episode, Adam and Chet talk about who might mount that challenge. Listen now!

 


The International Emergency Economic Powers Act
December 31, 2018
Can Trump really make Mexico pay for the wall? Sure. Adam and Chet discuss one of the mechanisms he can use to accomplish that on this week’s episode. Listen now!

 


Companies That Work With ICE
December 17, 2018
Adam and Chet welcome comedian Olivia Haidar to discuss a few of the major companies and brands that have lent their services to ICE over the past few years. Listen now!

 


Don’t Cry For George H.W. Bush
December 10, 2018
The many transgressions of recently deceased former president George H.W. Bush. Listen now!

 


Donald Trump and South Africa
December 3, 2018
Adam and Chet discuss one of Trump’s favorite white nationalist talking points…the redistribution of farmland in post-apartheid South Africa. Listen now!

 


Trust and Security In Cyberspace
November 26, 2018
Adam and Chet discuss the Paris Call for Trust and Security In Cyberspace and why the United States made the right decision by not signing it. Listen now!

 


Birthright Citizenship
November 12, 2018
Adam welcomes special guests Vanessa Gritton and Samantha Clarke to talk about Trump’s plans to revoke birthright citizenship and change the Constitution through Executive Order. Listen now!

 


The Migrant Caravan
November 5, 2018
Adam and Chet discuss the caravan full of children and pregnant women that’s somehow being sold as an imminent threat to our national security. Listen now!

 


The #MAGA Bombs
October 29, 2018
Adam and Chet discuss the insane reaction to a Trump supporter mailing 14 bombs to the president’s most high profile opponents. Listen now!

 


How Voter Suppression Works
October 22, 2018
Adam and Chet welcome comedian Olivia Haidar to talk about the 2013 court ruling that led to a wave of voter suppression that’s still happening in America. Listen now!

 


Why Wind Energy Is Doomed In America
October 15, 2018
Adam and special guest Adam Ganser discuss one of Trump’s biggest conflicts of interest — his long running feud with the wind energy industry. Listen now!

 


Donald Trump’s Taxes
October 8, 2018
Adam and Chet welcome special guests Laura Crawford and Olivia Haidar to talk about the New York Times’ investigation into Donald Trump and his family’s tax misdeeds. Listen now!

 


The Kavanaugh Hearings
October 1, 2018
Adam and Chet welcome special guest Stuart Thompson to discuss the Brett Kavanaugh confirmation hearings. Listen now!

 


#McToo
September 24, 2018
Adam and Chet welcome special guest Kevin Anderson to discuss an historic #MeToo moment that’s not getting nearly enough attention. Listen now!

 


The Impending War On Social Media
September 17, 2018
Jeff Sessions has a meeting this month. It’s about regulating social media sites. Is that a thing we want the government to do? We talk with special guest Olivia Haidar about that exact thing on this episode.

 


Lodestar
September 10, 2018
Adam and Chet welcome special guest Kevin Anderson to discuss that anonymous New York Times op-ed and all the controversy surrounding it. Listen now!

 


A Series Of Unfortunate Updates
September 3, 2018
Adam and Chet check in on the status of some stories they’ve covered on the show recently and find that not a single damn thing is getting better in this country. What a surprise!

 


Prison Strike!
August 27, 2018
Adam and Chet talk about a story that’s not getting nearly as much attention as it deserves…a nationwide strike happening in America’s prisons right now. Listen now!

 


Everybody Hates Trump
August 20, 2018
It’s been a week chock-full of people protesting and speaking out against Trump. On this episode, Adam and Chet talk about those protests and why they’re happening. Listen now!

 


The Denaturalization Task Force
August 13, 2018
Adam and Chet remind you that the Space Force isn’t a terrible idea and discuss a Trump-related force you should be way more concerned about instead. Listen now!

 


The Enemy Of The People
August 6, 2018
Adam and Chet look into the Trump administration’s war on the media and the increasingly hostile ways its being expressed through his followers. Listen now!

 


A Boring Lawsuit (Could End The Trump Presidency)
July 30, 2018
Adam and Chet look into the Emoluments Clause of the Constitution and what it could mean for the future of the Trump presidency. Listen now!

 


Gunn/Violence
July 23, 2018
Adam and Chet discuss the James Gunn tweet controversy and a right-wing blogger/political analyst who called for the murder of Trump opponents. Listen now!

 


Is Trump Creating Racists?
July 16, 2018
Is Donald Trump literally creating racists in this country? Or is he maybe just riling up racists who were already here? Is that a distinction that even matters? Adam and Chet discuss all of that and more.

 


The Water In Puerto Rico
July 9, 2018
On this episode, Adam and Chet discuss the impact of Hurricane Maria on Puerto Rico’s infrastructure and the historically misguided plan to fix it. Listen now!

 


No, Separating Families Is Not A Democrat Policy
July 2, 2018
The hosts explore the theory that separating immigrant families at the border originated with Democrats and discuss the potential creation of a detention center on a contaminated Superfund site. Listen now!

 


Forced Labor At Immigration Detention Centers
June 25, 2018
Adam and Chet discuss a scandal that should be way bigger news than it is currently…forced labor at immigration detention centers. Listen now!

 


An Evening With Peter Kirsanow (Or Trump and The Black Vote)
June 18, 2018
Adam and Chet discuss Peter Kirsanow, a United States Commission On Civil Rights member with some surprising views on immigration and diversity. Listen now!

 


Alice Marie Johnson (Or Why Immigration Reform Needs Celebrities)
June 11, 2018
Adam and guest co-host Anna Valenzuela discuss the underreported details about the Alice Marie Johnson case and an immigration case that could also use some celebrity intervention. Listen now!

 


The Trouble With Headlines
June 4, 2018
Adam and Chet discuss the dangers of sharing headlines when you haven’t actually read the story, the dangers of being a Trump supporter in Afghanistan, concerns about conditions in Puerto Rico, and so much more.

 


The Opposition In Venezuela
May 30, 2018
This week, it’s mostly Adam raging about all the glaring omissions in John Oliver’s recent coverage of the crisis in Venezuela. Listen now!

 


Intro To Let You Know
May 14, 2018
In this introductory episode, Adam and Chet discuss the future direction of this show, contemplate writing monologue jokes, and inadvertently demonstrate the swiftness at which our news cycle moves these days. Listen now!