We're Just Here to Help

We're Just Here to Help

By Dog Lawyer Productions
Former PAC propagandist Karina Sahlin and former Obama field organizer Matt Abedi are the children of immigrants from the most feared countries in the world (Russia & Iran). They break down the biggest stories in the news in the way only two people scared of totalitarianism can.
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Throw Rancid Steaks to the Crowd
Matt and Karina discuss SCOTUS's latest abortion ruling, Ilhan Omar's tweets on Israel, dueling rallies on the Border, everyone's favorite segment "Is the Government Gone Be Closed Again" and a quick dip into the 2020 Presidential Pool.
48:30
February 14, 2019
We Could Have Watched Mike Tyson's One Man Show
Karina and Matt discuss Ralph Northam's (Gov of Virginia) potential resignation, General's turning on Trump, our reaction to the State of the Union (not good) and quick news on the Trump Inauguration Committee's legal trouble. 
45:37
February 6, 2019
Expiration Date 2019
Matt and Karina discuss the Rodger Stone indictment, check if the government is still shut down and why not, then speculate on some 2020 candidates. 
1:01:22
February 1, 2019
Don't Fill Up On Bread
Matt and Karina discuss the Trump Administrations Transgender Ban, "Is the Government Still Shut Down?", they speculate on Democratic candidates in 2020, and everyone's favorite segment "Irresponsible Speculation".
46:33
January 24, 2019
Pour One Out For Laika (and Democracy)
Matt and Karina go through all the very obvious evidence that Donald Trump is a Russian agent, then serve up a tasting menu of segments: "Is the Government Still Open?",  Mitch McConnell's master plan, we add "A New Quadrant of the Heironymous Bosch Hellscape" in the form of $2000 worth of fast food, and finish up our trash meal with everyone's favorite segment "Irresponsible Speculation".
54:00
January 16, 2019
Conclusion Collusion/Racist Uncle Bedtime Story
Matt and Karina do a recap and analysis of Trump's address to the nation and the Dem rebuttal, discuss the latest Manafart bombshell, check in on everyone's favorite segment "Is the Government Shutdown?", add a new quadrant to "New Quadrant of  Heironymous Bosch Hellscape" and follow it all up with a surprise "Irresponsible Speculation". 
42:54
January 9, 2019
Hindsight 2020
Matt and Karina discuss John Kelly's exit interview, Sarah Huckabee Sanders inability to find another job, and do a whole bunch of segments: Is the Government Shut Down?, Irresponsible Speculation and Best Moment of 2018.
39:05
January 3, 2019
Rocket Fuel in a Honda
Matt and Karina discuss the erratic stock market, high level resignations in the Trump Administration and introduce a new segment: "Is the Government Shut Down Right Now?"
38:36
December 27, 2018
Mueller's Coming Down the Chimney
Matt and Karina break down the Trump, Nancy, Schumer meeting, the ACA ruling in Texas, developments in Trump-Russia and a now consistent segment "Irresponsible Speculation"
1:02:04
December 19, 2018
Cheating on Democracy
Matt and Karina discuss the explosion of information from the Mueller Team, and the plea agreements of Flynn and Cohen. They talk about the erosion of democracy in Wisconsin, Michigan and North Carolina and then wrap things up with a bout of "Irresponsible Speculation".
46:08
December 10, 2018
A Pumice Stone for the Soul
Matt and Karina discuss the latest developments in the Trump-Russia investigation, Manafort, and Michael Cohen. They also talk about the passing of George H. W. Bush Sr. and everyone's favorite segment "Irresponsible Speculation".
46:01
December 3, 2018
A New Quadrant of a Hieronymus Bosch Hells-cape
Matt and Karina talk about new developments in the murder of Jamal Kashoggi, the Senate Runoff in Mississippi, and the new Climate Doom report out of the Trump Administration.
47:52
November 26, 2018
A Very Intelligent Troll
Matt and Karina re-evaluate the midterms nearly 2 weeks later, talk about the recounts in Florida and Georgia, the CIA's report on the murder of Jamal Kashoggi, and everyone's favorite segment "Irresponsible Speculation".
37:00
November 19, 2018
An Obese Cornered Tiger
Matt and Karina talk midterm results (blue wave baby!), the firing of Jeff Sessions and the implication for the Mueller investigation, recounts in several states and our favorite segment “Irresponsible Speculation”.
54:52
November 13, 2018
Wake Up From Your Coffins and Vote!
SPECIAL: MIDTERM EPISODE Matt and Karina give updates on the emoluments clause lawsuit working its way through the courts. Do a rundown of the House, the Senate, and Governor's races up for grabs on Tuesday and finish up with the resurgence of anti-semitism in America, and what it means for 2020.
1:22:33
November 5, 2018
Willing to Sacrifice Minor Discomfort for Democracy
Matt and Karina discuss the Trump Administrations Trans Memo, the assassination attempts on Democratic leadership, and voting discrepancies in Texas.
39:02
October 29, 2018
Grim Reaper 2020
Matt and Karina discuss the cycle of tax cuts to the rich and welfare cuts to the poor, the brutal assassination of Jamal Kashoggi, and the impact it has on the west, and the Trump Administrations use of immigration going into the midterms. Plus a new segment called 'Bone to Pick".
52:40
October 21, 2018
"If You Think That's Crazy"
Matt and Karina break break down new GOP tactics for voter suppressions in North Dakota, Texas, Georgia and Florida They discuss the crossover of politics and celebrity, and dispense a much needed "Reality Check".
57:30
October 14, 2018
Last Gasp for Democracy
Matt and Karina discuss the consequences of Kavanaugh, reproach the New York Times for their complete lack of editorial judgement, and explain how your vote can save the planet.
39:54
October 14, 2018
Geriatric Beavis & Butthead
Matt and Karina digest the Kavanaugh hearings, the "FBI" investigation, engage in some "Wild Speculation", and discuss some good news for once!
1:14:17
October 1, 2018
A Letter from 65 Bears
Matt and Karina discuss the accusations against Brett Kavanaugh leveled by Christine Blasey Ford, and the GOP strategy going forward. They break down the revelations about Rod Rosenstein published by the "definitely" failing New York Times and if it was a Trump Administration plant. Plus why you should know the story of Sergei Magnitsky and how our democracy is very much at stake from the perspective of a Russian woman and Iranian man.
55:34
September 23, 2018
America vs. GOPredator
Matt and Karina discuss the fantastic flip of Mr. Manafort and what a cooperation agreement with Mueller means for democracy, the new “Active Measures” documentary, and why there is no future where Brett Kavanaugh should ever be sitting on the Supreme Court.
50:12
September 17, 2018
Antibiotic Resistant Republicans
Matt and Karina discuss the Kavanaugh hearings, and why not all hope is lost, why the "okay" sign isn't okay anymore, the super secret op-ed author and how PRIMARY DAY IN NEW YORK IS THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 13th and who you should vote for. Also free hot pot.
54:00
September 10, 2018
Shut Up Get a Lawyer
Karina and Matt dig their way through the avalanche of pleas, convictions, and immunity agreements burying the Trump administration. They also discuss the passing of John McCain. This is a good one.
39:31
August 29, 2018
Take the L Manafart
Matt and Karina discuss Omarosa, the unbelievable legal stupidity of POTUS, security clearances, and a look forward to the midterms and the polls about them.
26:30
August 20, 2018
The Monet of Obstruction of Justice
Matt and Karina discuss the latest on the International Trump Crime Syndicate including Paul Manafort's trial. Break down the special election results from Ohio's 12th District. And briefly* feel bad for Don Jr. as his dad throws him under a big ole bus. *very briefly
40:09
August 10, 2018
Flipping Like a McGriddle
Matt and Karina talk about Cohen flipping, problems with the Democratic Party (is perfect the enemy of good?) and protests in Russia (6,000 people)!
17:35
July 31, 2018
Rapid Response - Treason Edition
Matt and Karina figure out WTF happened in Helsinki and speculate on Papa PooPoo (Putin's) long term plan.
29:21
July 19, 2018
The Sartorial Choices of Robert Mueller the Third
This week we talk about Diane Feinstein getting the finger from the Democrats, the Mueller investigation, why Elon Musk sucks and why being a billionaire is unethical. We also discuss if it's a good idea to meet with Papa Poopoo (Putin) in Helsinki (hint: it's not).
28:32
July 17, 2018
Ruining a Primary Color
We guessed right! Brett Kavanaugh is the orange one's SCOTUS pick. We talk SCOTUS, Scott Pruit resigning and whether thats even a good thing. Then we share some of that good news ya'll have been jonesing for (Paul Manafort is in solitary) and more!
26:16
July 10, 2018
Radicalized by the Republican Party
Heatwave Episode! Trapped in a room with no air conditioning with rapidly rising temperatures we talk about the resignation of Anthony Kennedy, a bunch of other bad shit that happened and why if you vote right Maxine Waters will be the head of the House Finance Committee.
18:48
July 7, 2018
$1,500 Tactical Pants
Karina and Matt discuss Trump's executive order, the various magnitudes and multitudes of corruption in the Trump Administration (guess who bought a bulletproof car?), consequences of the GOP Tax bill and exchange some tin-foil hat theories.
49:37
June 26, 2018
Totalitarian Drift
Matt and Karina discuss the Trump administration's policy of kidnapping children at the border, North Korea, recent Supreme Court decisions (not the one you think), and Paul Manafort's recent move to the clink!
1:06:55
June 18, 2018
The Attention Span of a Single Cell Amoeba
Matt and Karina discuss new legal threats to the ACA, Trump trying to get Russia back into the G7, how the Cold War never ended, and a thank you to Anthony Bourdain.
53:33
June 12, 2018
Throw Poop at the President
Matt and Karina discuss tariffs on our allies, the tragedy in Puerto Rico, California's jungle primary and where the F is Melania?
50:23
June 6, 2018
Ayatollah Mike Pence & Government Vodka
Karina, a Russian-American former PAC propagandist, and Matt, an Iranian-American former field organizer talk about ICE "misplacing" children, Ireland repealing the 8th, Stacey Abrams, messaging for the Democratic Party and why standing in front a gas station isn't the best way to reach voters.
53:40
May 29, 2018
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