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MeidasTouch's hard-hitting political ads have been watched by millions and were instrumental in winning the presidency and taking back the Senate. Now, listen as the brothers behind MeidasTouch provide commentary and try to make sense of the chaotic news cycle. Because truth is golden. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/meidastouch/support
 
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Ben confronts Twitter user Mark G who referred to Ben’s beard as “the fuzz on the butt cheeks of a naked mole rat.” Companies stand up to GQP voter suppression. Things keep getting worse for Matt Gaetz. Police shootings rock the nation. And MSNBC and NBC legal analyst Katie Phang joins us to discuss it all. Thank you for making the MeidasTouch Podc…
 
On Episode 5 of Legal AF, MeidasTouch’s weekly law and politics podcast, Legal AF, hosts MT founder and civil rights lawyer Ben Meiselas and national trial lawyer and strategist, Michael Popok, analyze the jury’s verdict to convict Chauvin on all 3 counts for the murder of George Floyd, and with special guest criminal defense lawyer Alexandra Kazar…
 
Ben and Brett see each other for the first time since before the pandemic, GQP members host a bats@*t “Health and Freedom Conference,” the MyPillow guy tries (and fails) to launch a social media app called Frank, and the brothers welcome LATimes and USA Today commentator Kurt Bardella to the show. Thank you for making the MeidasTouch Podcast the to…
 
Today’s MeidasTouch Podcast has it all! We’re bringing you updates on foreign policy, the latest bills in Congress and the retaliation of the GQP against private corporations… So is the GQP, uh, communist now? But that’s not all! We have an incredible debate with 11Alive’s legal analyst Page Pate, who called MeidasTouch’s tweet about the Georgia el…
 
On Episode 4 of our new weekly law and politics podcast, Legal AF, hosts MT founder and civil rights lawyer Ben Meiselas and national trial lawyer and commentator, Michael Popok, tackle the NRA’s bizarre efforts to secretly use the Bankruptcy Code to escape liability in New York and re-incorporate in Texas and discuss whether their business model a…
 
What’s up Meidas Mighty! Welcome to another episode of the MeidasTouch Podcast. We kick off today’s episode with an update on Ben’s “Beard-gate” – but not before Ben preemptively strikes against Jordy with a secretly updated episode rundown. We then get into the complete and utter wackiness of the Republican Party, discuss President Biden’s infrast…
 
On Episode 3 of our new weekly law and politics podcast, Legal AF, hosts MT founder and civil rights lawyer Ben Meiselas and national trial lawyer and commentator, Michael Popok, interview two historic candidates, Lucy Lang, candidate to replace Cyrus Vance, and be the first woman to ever lead the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office in its 220 yea…
 
We kick off the episode with a discussion on Ben's highly controversial "scruffy elegance" and recap Ben's debate with Georgia elections official Gabriel Sterling. We then discuss how Atlanta's 11Alive News issued a questionable FACT CHECK regarding one our SB 202 tweets and we challenge the network's legal analyst to an unfiltered debate on the Me…
 
President Biden unveiled his new plan to shore up the country's deteriorating infrastructure - and we finally understand what he meant by "Build Back Better." The $2 Trillion bill allocates funds for fixing roads and bridges, expanding our rail network, replacing toxic water infrastructure, upgrading school structures, closing the broadband gap in …
 
Georgia Elections Official Gabriel Sterling and Democracy Docket Founder and Voting Rights Attorney Marc Elias join the pod to discuss the various voting bills being proposed — and passed — throughout the country, including Georgia's S.B. 202, the For The People Act and more. This is the definitive podcast on voting rights and we encourage you to l…
 
As part of our commitment to transparency, we detail the bizarre conduct directed at us and the Meidas Community by freelance "reporter" Seth Hettena who claims to be working with Rolling Stone. We expose the attempted hatchet job by Rolling Stone and Hettena against us and dissect his libelous claims point-by-point. We will not be bullied. We will…
 
It's officially been one year of MeidasTouch! WOW! Thank you to everyone who has supported us on this journey. On today's episode, we celebrate our very first anniversary, discuss our big win in our lawsuit against Marjorie Taylor Greene, chat about President Joe Biden's first official press conference, updates at the "Jorder", and talk about the r…
 
On Episode 2 of our new weekly law and politics podcast, Legal AF, hosts MT founder and civil rights lawyer Ben Meiselas and national trial lawyer and commentator, Michael Popok, take a deep dive into Trump lawyer and “Big Lie” shill Sidney Powell’s efforts to dismiss Dominion Voting Systems' new federal defamation case against her, including her e…
 
Former Vermont Governor and former DNC Chair Howard Dean knows how to deliver a message more effectively than almost any politician out there. The former presidential candidate joins MeidasTouch to discuss Democratic messaging, the fascist takeover of the GQP, the innate corruption that comes with the desire for power, the problems with the media a…
 
This week has been one of good news and bad news. The Biden Administration has overseen the administration of 100 million COVID vaccines - 40 days sooner than the President originally promised. However, the new, more dangerous variants of the virus appear to have stemmed the progress the nation has made in stemming the pandemic, and there are new h…
 
The MeidasTouch brothers kick off the show with a brand new segment called “Please excuse my racism, I have ______,” where they recount the latest and craziest excuses people have made for their hateful remarks and actions. The brothers then talk about the horrific mass shooting that took place in Atlanta and the rise of anti-Asian hate in American…
 
On the kick-off episode of Legal AF, hosts MT founder and civil rights lawyer Ben Meiselas and legal wiz Michael Popok, discuss the “origin story” of their legal and trial work together, including First Amendment and social media cases for MeidasTouch involving Fox News and Kelly Loeffler, Republicans (the GQP) using “cancel culture” to silence cri…
 
President Biden announces that a total of 100 million vaccines will be administered and 100 million checks will be distributed within the next 10 days, the Former Guy's Kool-Aid drinkers are putting the "sick" in sycophant, the GQP are taking their conspiracy theories to the border, and we have an in-depth conversation about the COVID-19 pandemic w…
 
When Joe Biden was Vice President, he proclaimed the Affordable Care Act a "big effing deal." Now that he's President, Biden has a BFD of his own - and is on track to be the most transformative Democratic president since FDR. MOMocrats Karoli, Aliza Worthington, and Donna Schwartz Mills look back on an exceptional week 50 days into the Biden presid…
 
Rep. Tim Ryan (D-OH) joins the MeidasTouch Brothers fresh off his viral speech on the House Floor to discuss how Democrats can make government work for the American people, while the GQP seeks to distract with Dr. Seuss and other culture war non-issues. The brothers also ask him the question on everyone’s mind: will the Democratic rising star run f…
 
Professional hockey player Akim Aliu tells his deeply personal immigrant story and discusses how he confronted and spoke out against racism in the world of professional hockey, using his voice to co-found the Hockey Diversity Alliance and make substantial change regarding racial justice and racial equity in the NHL. The MeidasTouch brothers also ch…
 
The Senate has President Biden's $1.9T American Rescue Plan and the GOP are throwing all the delay tactics they can at it, but in the end this extremely popular bill will pass. In the meantime, the Fox News crowd is obsessed with the lie that the Democrats have cancelled the Muppets and Dr. Seuss... and a second insurrection on March 4 did not mate…
 
MSNBC host Ali Velshi joins the MeidasTouch Podcast to discuss his experiences being attacked, literally and figuratively by the Trump Administration, the responsibility and role of journalists in a post-Trump world and ways we can combat dangerous disinformation. The brothers also discuss promising updates with the COVID-19 vaccine rollout, update…
 
Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) joins the show to discuss QPAC AKA the January 6th Reunion, the need to abolish the filibuster to deliver for the American people and fight GQP voter suppression and the Democrats' priorities for the next couple of years. The brothers also break down the new Georgia voter suppression bill HB 351, the complicity of the Hya…
 
On June 3rd, 2017, a young woman from small town Texas named Reality Winner was arrested after leaking an intelligence report about Russian interference in the 2016 elections. The MeidasTouch brothers sit down for an exclusive interview with Reality’s mother, sister, and a #BringRealityHome advocate to tell the in-depth story of Reality’s life, fro…
 
The parliamentarian has spoken and she says a $15 per hour minimum wage can't be enacted through reconciliation. The rest of the $1.9 trillion COVID relief package can be passed in the Senate with a simple majority, which means that help to the American people and state and local governments will soon be on its way. And a raise in the minimum wage …
 
It’s a very special show! The Meidas Brothers reunite with their high school US history to reveal all about the brothers’ past. BUT FIRST! The brothers kick off the show by delving into the new information about the various investigations into the Trump family and the deafening silence of Donald Trump Jr. after his recent deposition in DC. They als…
 
The MeidasTouch Brothers check in with each other and reveal the latest with the rumored MeidasTouch Calendar before talking about the plans for the upcoming gathering of insurrectionists at QPAC 2021! QPAC "cancels" one of their guests for reprehensible statements while revolving their convention around the most reprehensible man in America, Donal…
 
Extreme winter weather has made life difficult in most of the United States this week - but no place worse than Texas, where the infrastructure failed, leaving millions of residents without power, heat, fresh water, and food. Unlike the "former guy" who won the state's electoral college votes, President Joe Biden quickly declared a state of emergen…
 
Welcome back to another edition of the MeidasTouch Podcast! On today's show, we wonder WTF Ted Cruz was thinking when he abandoned Texas during one of the state's worst humanitarian crises in history to vacation in Cancun. We talk about the devastation in Texas caused by the abject failure on Republican leadership and the seemingly superhuman power…
 
The Meidas Brothers kick off the show by discussing a fan-suggested 'Men of Meidas' calendar before heading into the more serious news of the week: the acquittal of Donald Trump in the Senate impeachment trial. The brothers recount that stressful day and debate the merits of the Democrats' decision not to call witnesses. They then answer the questi…
 
This week's impeachment trial has been rough as the nation relived the terror of what occurred at the Capitol on January 6. In the meantime, President Biden's COVID team has secured 200 million additional vaccine doses and the House has been quietly putting together the legislation for the 1.9 trillion dollar American Rescue Plan the administration…
 
It's the whistleblower episode! The Meidas Brothers catch you up on the latest with the Senate Impeachment trial. They then welcome Geographer Rebekah Jones, who gained notoriety after being fired for calling attention to the corruption of Governor Ron DeSantis' COVID data. The brothers then discuss the criminal investigations into Donald Trump in …
 
The Meidas Brothers start the show with an update about our victory in our lawsuit against QAnon Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene. They then discuss the results of the #TeamBrett vs. #TeamBen Twitter poll regarding COVID relief checks and Brett breaks out his best Bernie Sanders impression. The brothers discuss the importance of raising the min…
 
Two weeks into his term, and Joe Biden has been the picture of quiet efficiency. Meanwhile, the Republicans are showing themselves to be the party of Q. Pull up a seat and sip a cocktail as MOMocrats Karoli, Aliza Worthington, and Donna Schwartz Mills discuss the progress of the Biden team, the House, and the newly enabled Democratic Senate majorit…
 
What. A. Show. Today, the brothers kick things off by punching back at dumb fact checks, before talking about the GOP's complete capitulation to QAnon. Next, the Meidas Brothers welcome Rep. Jimmy Gomez, a Democrat from CA's 34th district, who famously drafted the resolution to expel Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene. Rep. Gomez also gives his raw and ha…
 
The Meidas Brothers begin the show by talking about being attacked by far right Breitbart and the hate mail that ensued. They then discuss nobody’s favorite, Lil’ Stephen Lawson, who infamously did not make a name for himself as he drove Looting Kelly Loeffler’s campaign into the ground. Now, Lawson is ready to take his lack of skills to a new PAC …
 
The first full week of the new Biden-Harris Administration has been remarkable for how normal it seems. Even if all we're dealing with is decidedly not. MOMocrats Karoli, Aliza Worthington, and Donna Schwartz Mills discuss the flurry of executive actions, press conferences, and new Cabinet members that soberly made the news this week... while all t…
 
The first week of the Joe Biden presidency is in the books! The Meidas Brothers kick off the show by revealing the elaborate ways they used to tease each other as kids. Next, the brothers break down the many accomplishments of President Joe Biden just one week in. The brothers discuss their latest initiatives to hold the insurrectionists accountabl…
 
The Meidas Brothers kick off the show by discussing the Twitter poll that gripped America and crowned Jordy the fan favorite. They then talk the about fact that Stupid Season has returned to the media highlight the false-equivalencies that equate a GOP-led insurrection to President Biden wearing a nice watch, and the toxic framing of stories that p…
 
Wednesday's Inauguration of Joe Biden was pure joy. But MOMocrats Karoli, Aliza Worthington, and Donna Schwartz Mills are still experiencing PTSD from four years of living with an abusive President. They talk about the long road back amid multiple crises, what to do about a president and members of Congress who attempted a violent coup just two wee…
 
It's a big day! The Meidas Brothers celebrate the inauguration of President Joe Biden and try to make sense of the sudden return to normalcy, as he who shall not be named leaves in utter disgrace. The brothers discuss highlights the Inauguration, including the breathtaking speech by Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman. Former Congressman, Senate and Presid…
 
The Meidas Brothers kick off the show by digging up evidence of each others failed career as rappers. Yes, you read that right. They then discuss how Trump's domestic terrorists are now begging for pardons. The brothers then welcome clinical psychologist and niece to Donald Trump, Mary Trump, onto the program to discuss the future of the Trump fami…
 
Ben and Brett begin the show by holding an intervention for Jordy. The brothers then interview Rep. Ted Lieu fresh off the House floor to discuss Trump's second impeachment and the shocking allegations regarding the potential involvement of the Congressman's peers in the attack. Michael Rapaport sits down for an unfiltered chat and discusses his dr…
 
The Meidas Brothers kick off the show by discussing one of the most pressing issues of the week: Jordy and PurseGate. They then get down to business and discuss Trump's social media ban, impeachment and the pathetic Republican and right-wing media response in the aftermath of the domestic terrorist attack at the U.S. Capitol. Juliette Kayyem, CNN N…
 
The Meidas Brothers fired up the microphones to deliver you this very special emergency podcast to cover the insane, disgraceful, treasonous and seditious acts that have occured in the past 48 hours. They also found some time to make fun of Kelly Loeffler's former campaign aide. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/meidastouch/messageSupp…
 
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