This browser doesn't support Spotify Web Player. Switch browsers or download Spotify for your desktop.

Angry Americans with Paul Rieckhoff

By Righteous Media

If you’re not angry, you’re not paying attention. The state of affairs in our country has made us all Angry Americans. But it’s righteous, justifiable, vigilant anger. An anger that drives positive change. The anger that started the American Revolution and drove the Civil Rights movement. In times of national distress, it’s our anger that can unite and inspire us all. Your host is Paul Rieckhoff. He’s a fighter, a patriot, and an independent political and media force to be reckoned with. After serving as a soldier in Iraq in 2004, Rieckhoff emerged as one of the most dynamic political and social leaders in America. In every episode, he breaks down the most important issues facing our country. And he interviews the most influential and compelling people. He’s taking on Republicans, Democrats—and everyone in between. If you’re in the angry middle, Angry Americans reminds you that you’re not alone. We’re all in this together. Join the Angry Americans movement and subscribe now. Produced by Righteous Media.

  1. 1.
    81. Malcolm Nance. What Happens The Day After Election Day? Preparing for Imminent Violence and Domestic Terrorism. President Mayhem vs Chairman of the Joint Chiefs General Milley. Malcolm’s Awesome SCIF, Last Resort, Jericho, Red Dawn and Hannah Montana.10/16/2020
    1:33:01
  2. 2.
    80. Mick Foley. The Wrestling Legend Speaks Out. Trump’s Time in the WWE. Harris/Pence Smackdown. The Rock For President? Dude Love’s Message for All. The Superspreader Blames Gold Star Families. RIP, Eddie Van Halen. 10/09/2020
    1:59:59
  3. 3.
    79. Christine Todd Whitman. Sh!tshow Debate Recap with the Former NJ Governor. The Future of the Republican Party. The Impact of The Lincoln Project. Her Message to 9/11 First Responders Now. Grandparenting in the Pandemic. 10/02/2020
    1:29:45
  4. 4.
    78. Stephen Colbert. Taking on Trump, The Supreme Court Battle, Breonna Taylor, Leadership After Loss, Stephen’s Dog Eating Ai Weiwei’s Art, Joking in the Face of Fear, Laughing at the Devil. 09/25/2020
    1:11:13
  5. 5.
    77. Rob Serra, FDNY. With America on Fire, Our Favorite Firefighter Hero Returns. West Coast Wildfires, Burn Pits, #NeverForget Forgotten This 9/11, Jon Stewart’s Fire, COVID Burning First Responders. Peeps Canceled.09/18/2020
    1:26:50
  6. 6.
    76. Jason Dempsey, PhD. Trump Calls Troops “Losers” and “Suckers.” Will The Military Save Us? Generals Mattis and Kelly Are Complicit. The 19th Anniversary of 9/11. The Best Peeps Answer Ever. 09/11/2020
    1:25:44
  7. 7.
    75. Rosie Perez, Henry Rollins, Stephanie Ruhle, Norman Lear, Meghan McCain, David Aldridge, Ambassador Susan Rice, Jason Alexander, Sam Bee. The Best of the Car Question. 09/03/2020
    21:26
  8. 8.
    74. Fred Guttenberg. The Powerful Parkland Dad Speaks Out On The Republican National Convention, The 17-year-old Shooter In Kenosha, Biden vs Trump, Getting Thrown Out Of The State Of The Union. Rieckhoff Rips into RNC, DNC, NBA, Hurricane Laura. 08/27/2020
    1:17:08
  1. 9.
    73. Mayor Pete Buttigieg (Replay). The Democratic Convention. President Obama is Angry. The Dems Miss on National Security and Politicize The Troops. Trump Says No Americans Have Died in Afghanistan. The Octonauts Are Awesome. 08/20/2020
    1:20:54
  2. 10.
    72. General Mark Hertling On The Threats Facing America. The Pandemic, Russia, Trump Yanks Troops From Germany, Unrest in Belarus. Is Kamala Harris Ready to be Commander-in-Chief? President Mayhem vs The Post Office. RIP, College Football 2020.08/13/2020
    2:12:07
  3. 11.
    71. Rex Chapman. The Master of Twitter Inspiration and Former NBA Star on the Pandemic, Trump, BLM, and Sports Reopening. Shutting Down Mitch McConnell. Opening Up About Opioid Addiction. Playing for Team USA with the Admiral. Going Viral in a Pandemic. 08/06/2020
    1:31:24
  4. 12.
    70. Montel Williams. The TV Icon and Decorated Veteran on Fighting MS, Trump and Stupidity. Leading on Cannabis Reform. America’s Lack of Discipline. The Wall of Vets. Baseball Bumbles The Reopening. 07/31/2020
    2:21:27
  5. 13.
    69. Norman Lear. On His 98th Birthday, the WW II Vet & American Icon on Bountygate, Trump, Biden’s VP, Bloody Marys, Archie Bunker and the Secret to a Good Life. Why Cops Shouldn’t Wear Camouflage. CPT Portland and the Moms vs President Mayhem.07/24/2020
    1:49:32
  6. 14.
    68. Mike Shinoda. Linkin Park’s Frontman on Making Music in the Pandemic. The Future of Concerts. The Day Mike Almost Died. Nurse Murders 7 Veterans in West Virginia. VA COVID19 Cases Jump 356%. Goya, Fauci and the Return of Dr Ronny Jackson. 07/16/2020
    2:05:32
  7. 15.
    67. Joy Taylor. Sports & Politics Collide in a Pandemic. Trump Lied, Vets Died. Tucker Carlson vs Tammy Duckworth. Vindman’s Out of the Army. COVID19 Cocktail Tests on Dying Vets. Baseball & Basketball Return. Kaepernick, Tequila & Wearing #99.07/10/2020
    2:26:43
  8. 16.
    66. Willie Geist. Morning Joe vs Donald Trump. Charlize Theron and Nancy Pelosi Are In My Garage. Russian Bounties on US Troops. July 4th in a Pandemic. The Wu-Tang Question. Mount Rushmore is Infected with The Sickness. Vanilla Ice Sucks. 07/03/2020
    2:52:33
  9. 17.
    65. Charlotte Clymer. Pride Special. From Army Infantry to the Front Lines of Trans Rights. Being Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable. Veterans Affairs Dept Coronavirus Cases Double. NY Was Right. Florida Was Wrong. Rieckhoff’s Zach Galifianakis Story.06/26/2020
    2:36:09
  10. 18.
    64. Ron Perlman. EXCLUSIVE: The Man Who Stomped Ted Cruz & Matt Gaetz on Twitter. Trump vs the Generals. Atlanta Cops Charged in Rayshard Brooks Case. The George Floyd Murder is the My Lai of Policing. Father’s Day in a Pandemic.06/19/2020
    2:20:16
  11. 19.
    63. Wayne Smith. Warrior For Peace. The Funeral of George Floyd. “Defund The Police” vs “Reform the Police”. COVID-19 Hits the DC National Guard. Sec Deaf Yesper Almost Gets Fired. Gen. Milley Apologizes. COPS Gets Cancelled. Banksy is right. #StayFrosty06/12/2020
    3:09:41
  12. 20.
    62. Brooke Baldwin. Riots in the Streets. Inside CNN While Trump Attacks. Defense Secretary Esper Flails and Fails. What It’s Like to Get COVID-19 When You’re on TV. The VA Finally Stops Supporting Nazi Swastikas. America’s Three Infernos. 06/05/2020
    2:34:43
  13. 21.
    61. Martha Raddatz. Journalism in the Pandemic. Defending the Press. VA Tests Hydroxychloroquine on More Vets. Moderating Debates with Trump & Biden. Interviewing Sec Wilkie. The Death of George Floyd. Fighter Jets, White Wine, Rockets & Chamillionaire.05/29/2020
    2:11:02
  14. 22.
    60. Bonnie Carroll. Memorial Day in a Pandemic. Trump Tests Hydroxychloroquine on Vets. Turning Grief into Gratitude. Surviving Losing a Spouse. Biden’s Pain. 3 Whales, Reagan & Gorbachev. Shattering Assumptive Reality. The Dutch Oven of the Coronavirus.05/21/2020
    1:55:46
  15. 23.
    59. Baratunde Thurston. Being Black in the Pandemic. The Murder of Ahmaud Arbery. What Black People Should Expect From Biden. The Virus Hits The White House. Trump’s Racism is Catching up with Him. The Old Fashioned Is The Most Democratic Drink Ever.05/15/2020
    2:36:39
  16. 24.
    58. Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner. Mother’s Day in a Pandemic. What Moms Need to Fight the Coronavirus. The Shocking Collapse of Childcare. Advice From Kristin’s 104-year-old Grandma. Murder Hornets and Manhattans in Washington. Amash and Thugs in Michigan. 05/07/2020
    1:44:05
  17. 25.
    57. Anya Kamenentz. Parenting in a Pandemic. Education After Coronavirus. 9 Things Schools Must Do To Reopen. Managing Lockdown Screen Time. Trump Stumps for Lysol. 82 Veterans Dead in Holyoke. Mike Pence Thinks He’s Special. #StayFrosty05/01/2020
    2:30:33
  18. 26.
    56. David Aldridge. Sports After Coronavirus. Michael Jordan and The Last Dance. The Virtual NFL Draft. The NBA Biosphere Scenario. Remembering Pat Tillman. Stupid Infects Georgia. The VA Scrambles. #StayFrosty04/24/2020
    2:21:37
  19. 27.
    CHEF TOM COLICCHIO: COVID19 SPECIAL DISPATCH 04/20/2020
    30:38
  20. 28.
    55. Jeffrey Wright. Westworld and COVID19. Fighting the Virus in Brooklyn. Rallying for Restaurants. Ebola in Sierra Leone. The Slave Behind Jack Daniels Whiskey. Trump vs The WHO. Stupid Hits South Dakota. The VA Secretary is MIA. #StayFrosty 04/16/2020
    2:33:41
  21. 29.
    54. Jake Wood. COVID-19 vs Team Rubicon. Disasters vs Veterans. Navy Secretary Modly vs the USS Theodore Roosevelt and Captain Crozier. The Rapid Spread of Stupid. President Mayhem Won’t Wear a Mask. Sanders is Finally Out. Biden Gets Three Dragons. 04/09/2020
    2:17:32
  22. 30.
    DISPATCH: CORONAVIRUS WAR UPDATE. CHRIS FUSSEL. 04/06/2020
    19:31
  23. 31.
    53. Dr. Paul Haser. Inside a Brooklyn Emergency Room: The Front Lines of the Coronavirus War. The USS Roosevelt vs COVID-19 and Trump. Governor DeSantis is an Asshole. 13 Veterans Dead in Holyoke, MA. The FDNY needs masks. Remembering Marvin Gaye.04/03/2020
    2:34:30
  24. 32.
    52. Flo Groberg. How to be a Hero in the War vs Coronavirus. The Medal of Honor Recipient From Inside Seattle. The Department of Veterans Affairs and Pentagon Get Slammed By COVID19. Cuomo vs Trump for the Soul of America. #StayFrosty 03/26/2020
    2:25:14
  25. 33.
    51. Colonel Myles B. Caggins III. The US Military Response to Coronavirus. How the Dept of Defense And Dept of Veterans Affairs Can Help Save Lives. Facing Rocket Attacks and COVID-19 in Iraq. Crisis Communication 101. Stay Frosty. 03/19/2020
    2:03:02
  26. 34.
    50. Chris Fussell. The Navy SEAL Commander on Leadership in Chaos. How To Prepare for Coronavirus. Fighting Al Qaeda Prepared Us To Fight Coronavirus. Does America Need a Draft? Guarding the Castle. The Risks of Hero Worship. Beware the Mailbox Syndrome.03/12/2020
    2:23:41
  27. 35.
    49. Stephanie Ruhle. Breaking Down Bloomberg. Fed Rates and Coronavirus. Biden’s Jon Snow Super Tuesday. Mastering AP Calculus AND Spring Break. Roses and Thorns. Rieckhoff’s Super Hot Quarterback. Tequila Turns You Up To 11. Effort is Everything. 03/06/2020
    2:11:25
  28. 36.
    48. Rosie Perez. Rosie Breaks Down Fury vs Wilder 2. The Weinstein Verdict. Never Play to the Crowd. Boxing as a Metaphor for Life (and the 2020 Election). Rosie vs Rudy (Giuliani). The Problem with Bernie. The Cokehead Car Story.02/27/2020
    2:35:32
  29. 37.
    47. Henry Rollins. The Age of Eventuality. The Full Rollins Origin Story. Trump is Punk Rock. Henry Breaks Down the Candidates. And, And, And. Bloomberg’s Big Surge. Here Comes Nevada. Rise Above, Rise Above. 02/20/2020
    2:21:22
  30. 38.
    46. Jamil Smith. From Hollywood: New Hampshire Changes the Game. Black History Month in the Age of Trump. Bernie’s Big Win and Bigger Problems. The TBI Scandal. Mentorship from Rachel Maddow and Steve Sabol. Will The Cleveland Browns Suck Forever? 02/13/2020
    2:24:43
  31. 39.
    45. Meghan McCain. The Iowa Disaster. Previewing New Hampshire. Haters, Ivanka and the Oscars. Life In On the Campaign Trail. Guns, Whiskey and the Future of the Republican Party. TV is Bullshit. Shotguns, Horses and Dogs. We Are Spartacus. 02/06/2020
    2:17:57
  32. 40.
    44. Susan Rice. Reactions to Kobe Bryant’s Death, The Grammy Awards and Mike Pompeo. Race in the Military. The Truth Behind Casualties in the Middle East. Tough Love For America. The Most Political Super Bowl Ever. Lizzo, Prince and P Funk. 01/30/2020
    2:12:32
  33. 41.
    43. Yael Eisenstat. Working Inside the CIA and Facebook. President Mayhem Thinks Traumatic Brain Injuries Are No Big Deal. All Along The Watchtower. Trump vs Bloomberg at the Super Bowl. Democrats Continue to Eat Their Own. Hold the Door. 01/23/2020
    2:01:29
  34. 42.
    42. Errol Louis. The Playoffs Are Here. NYC is a 2020 Primary State. Covering Trump from the Beginning. How to Host a Debate. From Cleaning Up Crack Vials to Interviewing The Mayor. Meeting Bill de Blasio in a Times Square Porn Studio. 01/16/2020
    2:28:57
  35. 43.
    41. Mazdack Rassi. Iran Conflict Escalates. Escaping Tehran at Age 9. Bombing Cultural Sites Is Bad. The Making of Milk Studios. Building a Fashion, Music and Makeup Empire. Hanging with Kanye, Alexander Wang and Billie Eilish. 01/09/2020
    2:08:39
  36. 44.
    40. Live on Miami Beach. America’s Embassy In Iraq Under Attack. The 82nd Airborne Is Going Back to Baghdad. Trump Celebrates New Year’s Eve. Happy New Decade. 01/02/2020
    28:11
  37. 45.
    39. 2019 Year End Special. Chris Cuomo. Samantha Bee. Chef Tom Collichio. Soledad O’Brien. Zainab Salbi. Ai Jenn Poo. Ethan Nadelmann. The Best of the Giving of the Gifts!12/26/2019
    1:08:14
  38. 46.
    38. Jason Alexander. Founding Festivus. The Making of Pretty Woman. Learning From Chita Rivera. Fighting Scleroderma. Dad, I’m Gonna Be a Martyr. George Constanza vs Jason Alexander. Why Australia Loves Seinfeld. Starring in a Nickelback Video. 12/19/2019
    2:40:29
  39. 47.
    37. Pete Buttigieg. Reaction To The Afghanistan Papers. Mayor Pete’s Favorite Drink. His Unexpected Navy Recruiter Story. Arabic Not Aerobics. A President Who’s Not a Parent. What To Do When Your Dog Eats Chocolate. Army vs Navy12/12/2019
    1:40:30
  40. 48.
    36. Harry Smith. Traveling The Heart of America. Trump Implodes at NATO. Michigan vs Ohio State. Volkswagen Beetles and Tesla Cybertrucks. Holiday Roooaaad.12/05/2019
    2:02:59
  41. 49.
    35. Sarah Jessica Parker, Rachel Maddow, Marc Roberge, Malcolm Nance, Scott Campbell, Wes Moore. The Thanksgiving Special: The Best Of The What Makes You Happy Question. 11/28/2019
    45:08
  42. 50.
    34. Aaron Mankin. Losing Your Face in Combat. Debating Sara Huckabee Sanders in High School. How to Survive 70 Surgeries. Aaron’s Playboy Mansion Story. Scars Are Not Forever. Colonel Vindman Under Attack. Impeachment Engulfs Trump. 11/21/2019
    2:24:46
  43. 51.
    33. David Bellavia. The Sole Living Medal of Honor Recipient of the Iraq War. Combat is Not Like The Movies. The Future of the Republican Party. Protesting Trump at the Veterans Day Parade. The Impeachment War Begins. 11/14/2019
    2:37:41
  44. 52.
    32. Bob Woodruff. The Meaning of Veterans Day. Trump Crashes Our Parade. Standing Up For Heroes. Living with Real Rocks in Your Head. Journalism in the Line of Fire. 36 Days in a Coma. Booing the President. 11/07/2019
    1:10:04
  45. 53.
    31. James LaPorta EXCLUSIVE. The Newsweek Reporter Who Broke the Baghdadi Story. Conan the Special Forces Dog. Defending Colonel Vindman. #RudyButtDial: The Next Chapter. Inside NBC’s This is Us. Trump’s Halloween Scariness. 10/31/2019
    2:05:51
  46. 54.
    30. Tulsi Gabbard. The Most Controversial Candidate Not Named Trump. A Warrior for Peace. Clashing with Hillary Clinton. Clashing with Trump. Clashing with Democrats. Syria Spirals Downward. #OurEnemiesAreCelebrating. 10/24/2019
    1:48:59
  47. 55.
    29. Samantha Bee. The Kurds Are Being Slaughtered. Democrats Debate Again. The Middle East Jenga Game. Sam Bee at the DMV. The Daily Show Reunion Tour. Fighting Back With Comedy. Djibouti and Naugahyde. 10/17/2019
    1:53:08
  48. 56.
    28. Marc Roberge of O.A.R. Trump Betrays The Kurds. Playing USO Shows In Iraq. Inside The 2017 Halloween Terror Attack in NYC. Making a Difference With Music. Meeting Obama with Drowning Pool. Analyzing Mike Tyson and Tyson Fury.10/10/2019
    2:02:19
  49. 57.
    27. Bradley Whitford. Impeachment Is Here. The West Wing vs The Handmaid’s Tale. Commander Lawrence and Robert McNamara. The Death Penalty in Politics. Backstage with Henry Kissinger and James Franco. The Adventures in Babysitting License Plate Contest. 10/03/2019
    2:11:04
  50. 58.
    26. Dean Kamen. Trump’s Ukraine Phone Call. On The Streets at Climate Strike with Greta. Inventing iBOTs, Segways and Scooters. The Wheelchair of the Future. Inside DARPA. Using Robots To Build Kids. Revenge of the Nerds.09/26/2019
    2:30:13
  51. 59.
    25. Scott Campbell. Tattooing PJs In Afghanistan After Operation Bulldog Bite. Experiencing Death is Like Chicken Pox. The Guy Who Wanted A Butterfly Tattoo. Grandma’s Pot Brownies. GM Workers Strike. Dadda Farts. 09/19/2019
    2:01:47
  52. 60.
    24. Jonathan X from Afghanistan. The Spirit of 9/11. President Mayhem. Bringing the Taliban to Camp David. The War in Afghanistan Is Old Enough to Enlist. Tom Brady or Antonio Brown. The Lessons of Les Gelb. Ties Should Be Banned. 09/12/2019
    2:02:56
  53. 61.
    23. Trump’s Space Command Is Here. So is Hurricane Dorian. And Night Vision Eye Injections. And Scooternado. It’s Back to School Time In America. 09/05/2019
    52:02
  54. 62.
    22. Hurricane Dorian Hits Puerto Rico. Hurricane Trump Hits the G7. Hurricane Mattis Hits Trump. Labor Day Hits America. 08/29/2019
    37:34
  55. 63.
    21. Chris Cuomo EXCLUSIVE. John McCain’s Civility. Trump’s Magic Suicide Pill. Owning The Tone. Greenland vs Afghanistan. Shopping at Chess King. 08/22/2019
    2:01:21
  56. 64.
    20. America is a Coke Bottle, Trump is Sid from Toy Story, Machete is a Helper, Richard Pryor’s Cousin is Homeless in Washington, DC 08/15/2019
    1:18:37
  57. 65.
    19. JT Lewis, Losing Your Brother at Sandy Hook, Mass Shootings in El Paso and Dayton, GOP Strategist Rick Wilson, Will Trump Win Re-Election or Not, A Horse Named Apache08/08/2019
    1:31:02
  58. 66.
    18. Tommy Vietor, The Democratic Debate Battle Royales, 9/11 Hero Rob Serra Goes to the White House, Detroit Rock City08/01/2019
    1:20:02
  59. 67.
    17. Amy McGrath, Defending Los Angeles on 9/11, Jon Stewart Whips Rand Paul’s Ass, Robert Mueller’s Military Service, Chick-fil-A vs Waffle House07/25/2019
    1:42:44
  60. 68.
    16. Soledad O’Brien, Trump The Racist, Senator Rand Paul SUCKS, Fireball Whiskey and Riding Horses, The Inspiration of Heroes Named Lewis 07/18/2019
    2:21:25
  61. 69.
    15. Megan Rapinoe Thumps Trump, Laura Ingraham and Kristy Swanson (AKA Buffy The Vampire Slayer) Pick a Fight with Rieckhoff, The Death of the Moderates, The Oldest 4th of July Parade in Vermont07/11/2019
    39:50
  62. 70.
    14. July 4th Special: Trump’s Stupid Military Parade Thing, The Best of the Car Question with Sarah Jessica Parker, Rachel Maddow, Ron Perlman, Willie Geist, Zainab Salbi and Wes Moore, Why The US Women’s World Cup Team Rocks07/04/2019
    39:13
  63. 71.
    13. Malcolm Nance, Analyzing War with Iran, Real-Life Spy Stories, Racism in the Military, Megan Rapinoe vs Donald Trump06/27/2019
    1:49:51
  64. 72.
    12. The Godfather of Drugs: Ethan Nadelmann, Inside Marijuana Reform, The History of the Opioid Epidemic, Love and Ayahuasca 06/20/2019
    1:31:00
  65. 73.
    11. Rob Serra. Jon Stewart’s VERY Angry, #MyFriendsAreDying, 9/11 First Responders vs Congress, Father’s Day06/13/2019
    49:20
  66. 74.
    10. Wes Moore, Trump‘s D-Day, The Feel of Handcuffs on Your Wrists, How to be a Good Dad06/06/2019
    1:52:04
  67. 75.
    9. Zainab Salbi, Robert Mueller’s Challenge to America, Mitch McConnell’s Attack on Adulthood, Growing up with Saddam Hussein 05/30/2019
    1:45:45
  68. 76.
    8. Chef Tom Colicchio, Trump Pardoning War Criminals, The Politics of Food, Memorial Day05/23/2019
    1:25:30
  69. 77.
    7. Rachel Maddow, War with Iran, The Borg of Foreign Policy, Chuck D and Pina Coladas. 05/16/2019
    1:43:06
  70. 78.
    6. Ai-jen Poo, The Pro-Measles People, A New Deal for Women and The Shocking Death Rate Facing American Mothers On Mother’s Day05/09/2019
    1:17:09
  71. 79.
    5. Sarah Jessica Parker, America’s Scooter Invasion, The White House Correspondents Dinner, Syria’s Hostage Austin Tice05/02/2019
    1:43:53
  72. 80.
    4. Peter Berg, Marijuana's National Holiday, Telemarketers, Trump vs the Media, Pancakes vs Waffles, Tim Riggins for President04/25/2019
    1:37:26
  73. 81.
    3. Ron Perlman, America’s Public Bathroom Problem and Trump’s Transban at Stonewall04/19/2019
    1:32:12
  74. 82.
    2. Rob Serra, 9/11 Hero. Howard Schultz’s Big Problem and the Statue of Liberty vs Trump’s Wall.04/11/2019
    56:59
  75. 83.
    1. Willie Geist on Puerto Rico and Batman in Times Square. Trump’s Wall vs the Marines, 04/04/2019
    1:04:50
  76. 84.
    Introducing Angry Americans, hosted by Paul Rieckhoff, coming April 4th03/27/2019
    2:07

Listen to Angry Americans with Paul Rieckhoff now.

Listen to Angry Americans with Paul Rieckhoff in full in the Spotify app