And the Fucking Fuckers Who Fucked Us.
Congress is a quirky place. The rules are arcane. The people are diverse. The power struggle is real. We take a brief, and sometimes ridiculous journey through history to examine the beating heart of our democracy to find out whether or not Congress has always been this fucked up. We call out some of the best and worst actors in the 117th Congress, why it’s impossible to get anything done these days and look back at some of the biggest assholes that ruined it for everyone else. (Hint: Newt Gingrich has a starring role.) We finish with the biggest hurdles we face in straightening out this whole mess and the one priority that supersedes all else.
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- 00:03:00 | C-SPAN: Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene Complete Floor Remarks
- 00:03:26 | Nudge Nudge Monty Python
- 00:05:59 | John Boehner On Obama's Birth Certificate
- 00:07:31 | Associated Press: Trump Announce Creation of 'Space Force'
- 00:08:53 | CNN: Congressman Anthony Weiner's outburst
- 00:10:24 | Beavis & Butthead Laugh
- 00:10:42 | The Godfather Part II: I’m Smart
- 00:10:53 + 00:11:18 | Crowd laughs as Gaetz is called out for his OWN DUI after hitting Hunter Biden for substance abuse
- 00:11:29 | Ohhh (Rap Battle Parody Reaction)
- 00:12:07 | Guam will Capsize and Tip Over into the ocean Hank Johnson
- 00:12:21 | Laughing Chewbacca Mask Lady
- 00:13:05 | VICE News: Here's Every Disturbing Conspiracy Marjorie Taylor Greene Believes In
- 00:13:35 | Joe Biden's Racist Speech on Senate Floor
- 00:14:37 | Archer: This Is Why We Can't Have Nice Things, Barry.
- 00:15:03 | The Meaning of Life: Sex Education
- 00:16:08 | Hey Look At Us (Paul Rudd)
- 00:16:54 | Richard Nixon Foundation: Newt Gingrich at the Nixon Library
- 00:17:43 | Denis Leary: Asshole
- 00:19:08 | Nuclear Showdown: Reid vs. McConnell
- 00:20:35 | Animal House: Flounder Scares Horse To Death
- 00:21:40 | Monty Python: Not Dead Yet
- 00:24:21 | McCain on Citizens United
- 00:24:45 | Liza Minnelli: Money Makes The World Go Round
- 00:27:53 | Jimmy Kimmel: Name a Member of Congress for a Cookie
- Senate: The Most Famous Senate Speech
- Congress: H.R.1 - For the People Act of 2021
- New York Times: Adam Kinzinger’s Lonely Mission
- The Atlantic: The Man Who Broke Politics
- New York Times: Steve Israel: Confessions of a Congressman