Saltier Politics
Saltier Politics: ”The Many Saints of Newark” review and NDAs

Saltier Politics: ”The Many Saints of Newark” review and NDAs

October 14, 2021
Saltier Politics: Co-hosts Julie Roginsky and Emily DeCiccio get super salty over the Sopranos prequel "The Many Saints of Newark." Why Emily is saying, "Leave the movie, take the sfogliatelle," and what Julie thinks the movie should have focused on. Julie explains why she's salty when companies talk-the-talk, but don't walk-the-walk when it comes to "Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion." The co-hosts discuss NDAs and who they harm the most. It's a discussion you won't want to miss, so don't forget to bring your saltshaker!  
Saltier Politics: Pragmatic Republican Dave Spencer

Saltier Politics: Pragmatic Republican Dave Spencer

October 3, 2021

Saltier Politics: Co-hosts Julie Roginsky and Emily DeCiccio get salty with Dave Spencer. He’s the host of “Practically Political,” a pragmatic Republican, and Rockefeller heir who breaks down the current state of the GOP, why he’s become disillusioned, and what he’s doing about it. Find out who, if anyone, he considers the next big star of the Democratic Party. Dave also delivers one of the top “two truths and a lie” and stumps both co-hosts. Do you think you’ll be able to figure it out? Get ready to be entertained, learn a little something, and don’t forget to bring your saltshaker to this one! 

Saltier Politics: Julie sounds off on Cuomo

Saltier Politics: Julie sounds off on Cuomo

August 5, 2021

Saltier Politics: Co-hosts Julie Roginsky and Emily DeCiccio get salty and discuss the reports on and investigation into Gov. Andrew Cuomo sexually harassing multiple women. Julie explains why the media failed the women and how Cuomo was able to get away with it for so long. The co-hosts dive into the subject matter and deliver another informative, entertaining discussion you won't want to miss. Don't forget your saltshaker!

Saltier Politics: Free Britney and Critical Race Theory

Saltier Politics: Free Britney and Critical Race Theory

June 29, 2021
Saltier Politics: Co-hosts Julie Roginsky and Emily DeCiccio get salty and discuss the #FreeBritney movement and why the GOP are the real snowflakes when it comes to critical race theory. Julie explains why she thinks students should learn critical race theory and quips, "I didn't become a racist after watching Gone with the Wind or a Marxist after reading Das Kapital or an idiot after reading Atlas Shrugged. It's called critical thinking." Emily discusses the latest on Britney Spears and reveals why it's making her so salty. It's another informative, entertaining discussion you won't want to miss, so don't forget your saltshaker!
 
 
Saltier Politics: Mary Queen of Scots, Liz Cheney, and Airbnb nightmares

Saltier Politics: Mary Queen of Scots, Liz Cheney, and Airbnb nightmares

May 28, 2021

Saltier Politics: Co-hosts Julie Roginsky and Emily DeCiccio get salty and discuss why we shouldn't be calling Liz Cheney "brave" for simply doing the right thing. Julie reveals her deep British history knowledge as she discusses the recent headline about the Mary Queen of Scots and her stolen rosary. Find out why Julie will never use Airbnb again and what Emily is salty about this week. It's another informative, entertaining discussion you won't want to miss, so don't forget your saltshaker!

Saltier Politics: Navalny, Chauvin, and Critical Race Theory

Saltier Politics: Navalny, Chauvin, and Critical Race Theory

April 22, 2021
Saltier Politics: Co-hosts Julie Roginsky and Emily DeCiccio get salty and discuss Putin's opposition leader Alexei Navalny.  Julie explains her experience with the Russian medical system and how it has informed her, and what that could mean for Navalny's health.  Emily and Julie also discuss the future of policing in the U.S. in the wake of Derek Chauvin's guilty verdicts. The salty co-hosts also explain why conservative talk shows need to slow their roll on their criticism of critical race theory.  It's another informative, entertaining discussion you won't want to miss, so don't forget your saltshaker!
 
Saltier Politics: Social Psychologist Jason Plaks

Saltier Politics: Social Psychologist Jason Plaks

March 4, 2021

Saltier Politics: Social Psychologist at the University of Toronto Jason Plaks joins co-hosts Julie Roginsky and Emily DeCiccio for a deep dive in identifying specific motivations and emotions that guide people toward different ends of the political spectrum. Plaks uses his expertise to break down the motivations of not only Trump supporters but also democratic voters. The salty co-hosts get a lesson in political psychology and it's a discussion you won't want to miss. Don't forget to bring your saltshaker!

Saltier Politics: Ted Cruz flees and Britney needs to be freed

Saltier Politics: Ted Cruz flees and Britney needs to be freed

February 22, 2021

Saltier Politics: Co-hosts Julie Roginsky and Emily DeCiccio get salty and discuss Julie's viral tweet on Ted Cruz's "escape" from Texas, the absence of logic in political discussions, and the #FreeBritney movement.  Julie explains why she's no longer engaging with certain individuals on Twitter and Emily explains why she's, yet again, salty towards her home state. It's an informative, entertaining discussion you won't want to miss, so don't forget your saltshaker!

Saltier Politics and Bill Baroni: Life before, during, and after Bridgegate

Saltier Politics and Bill Baroni: Life before, during, and after Bridgegate

January 22, 2021

Saltier Politics: Co-hosts Julie Roginsky and Emily DeCiccio get salty with Bill Baroni. He tells them what his experience was like before, during, and after the infamous Bridgegate scandal. Baroni explains what the most difficult part of being in prison was and why Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan is his father's favorite Justice. The former deputy executive director of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey discusses how the relationships in his life changed, and whether or not he would do anything over again. It's a discussion you won't want to miss, so don't forget to bring your saltshaker and enjoy!  

Saltier Politics: Jason Stanley on the Capitol riot and white nationalism

Saltier Politics: Jason Stanley on the Capitol riot and white nationalism

January 12, 2021

Saltier Politics: Yale professor and author of “How Fascism Works: The Politics of Us and Them” Jason Stanley returns to the pod and gets salty with co-hosts Julie Roginsky and Emily DeCiccio. The trio  discuss fascism and the insurrectionist mob that stormed the Capitol on January 6th. Jason expounds on the infiltration of white supremacists into law enforcement and what needs to be done to rework a system that props up nationalistic tendencies. It’s a New Year’s discussion that you don’t want to miss! Don't forget to bring your saltshaker!

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