Ep. 15 - Talking 2019 Election Results with Tim Farrell

Ep. 15; where the OPP chats with former Pierce County Council Member Tim Farrell about the 2019 election results. Thank you so much for listening. We'll talk to you soon! Jamie & Kathryn!

Ep. 14 - An Interview with Port Commission Candidate Justin Camarata

Ep. 14; where the OPP chats with former Tacoma City Council Member, and current candidate for Port of Tacoma Commission, Justin Camarata about what the port actually does, his position on the highly controversial Liquefied Natural Gas project, and how to get labor and environmental organizations to recognize their shared interests in what happens at the port. Thank you so much for listening. We'll talk to you soon! Jamie & Kathryn!

Ep. 13 - The OPP's First Democratic Presidential Primary Debate Wrap-Up Show

Ep. 13; where The OPP talks about the first democratic presidential primary debate with a couple stalwarts of the South Puget Sound political scene; Suzanne Skaar and Linda Isenson. Thank you so much for listening. We'll talk to you soon! Jamie & Kathryn!

Ep. 12 - Talking the 2019 #WALEG session with Fuse Washington Director Aaron Ostrom

Ep. 12; where the OPP chatted with Fuse Washington Executive Director Aaron Ostrom, about the historic 2019 legislative session (both the successes and the opportunities for future sessions). We also discussed the upcoming change of power in the as it relates to the Speaker of the House, tackled the tricky situation around impeachment, and we got a rather surprising answer to who Aaron thinks will end up on the Iron Throne. Thank you so much for listening. We'll talk to you soon! Jamie & Kathryn!

Ep. 11 - An Interview with Tacoma Deputy Mayor Anders Ibsen

Ep. 11 - Tacoma Deputy Mayor Anders Ibsen talks to the OPP about the transition happening with Click!, his thoughts on the 2020 Democratic Primary, and who he thinks will end up on the Iron Throne. Thank you so much for listening. We'll talk to you soon! Jamie & Kathryn!

Ep. 10 - Governor Inslee is trying to have it both ways on weapons of mass murder

Ep. 10 - Governor Inslee is trying to have it both ways on weapons of mass murder Thank you so much for listening. We'll talk to you soon! Jamie & Kathryn!

Episode Nine - An Interview with Tacoma City Council candidate Nathe Lawver

Episode Nine; where the OPP wonders why Olympia Democrats wont hear bills banning assault weapons, discusses the pros-and-cons of Jay Inslee's entrance in the 2020 Democratic Primary, and interviews Tacoma City Council candidate Nathe Lawver. Nathe tells us why he's running, how he'd balance the often competing interests between labor and environmental concerns, and whether Weird Al belongs in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame or not. Thank you so much for listening. We'll talk to you soon! Jamie & Kathryn!

Episode Eight- An Interview with Pierce County Council Member Connie Ladenburg

Episode eight; where the OPP interviews Pierce County Council Member Connie Ladenburg. Connie tells us about the proposed private resort development out at Chambers Bay and what it means for the future of the park and the golf course, and also tells us about her favorite movies! Thank you so much for listening. We'll talk to you soon! Jamie & Kathryn!

Episode Seven - Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Top Marginal Taxation

Episode Seven; where The OPP breaks down Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's ("radical" lol) idea to move the top marginal tax rate back up to historic norms in the effort to fund a Green New Deal. Here's the link to the graphics mentioned in the episode. https://www.theobsessiveprogressive.com/2019/01/15/graphics-on-top-marginal-taxation/ Thanks for listening and supporting the program! We'll talk to you soon! Jamie & Kathryn!

Episode Six - An Interview with Ben Anderstone

Episode Six; where The OPP interviews political consultant Ben Anderstone (of Progressive Strategies Northwest) about the 2018 election, whether the Democrats have many structural obstacles to win back the U.S. Senate in 2020, and what we can do to make our democracy more responsive to, and reflective of, We the People. Thanks for listening and supporting the program! We'll talk to you soon! Jamie & Kathryn!

Episode Five- A Post Election Round Table Discussion

Episode Five; where The OPP discusses the 2018 election outcomes, and their impacts on Pierce County, the Washington Legislature, and the country. Our round table guests this week; Former State Representative Larry Seaquist, and Program Manager (and former Washington Legislative Assistant and Caseworker) Hannah Johnson. Enjoy! We'll talk to you soon! Jamie & Kathryn!

Episode Four- An Interview with State Rep. Christine Kilduff

Episode four; where the OPP interviews 28th Legislative District State Representative Christine Kilduff. She tells us where she is at on taxation, guns, health care, the aftermath of the Boeing welfare plan, and her favorite ice cream! Be sure to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, where we will inform you of new episodes and other news regarding the show. Click here to contribute to the future of the podcast. Thank you so much for listening. We are excited to get started, and hope you'll engage with us as we grow. We'll talk to you soon! Jamie & Kathryn!

Episode Three- Cantwell v. Hutchison 1

Episode Three; where The OPP analyzes the first debate between Democratic incumbent Senator Maria Cantwell and Republican candidate, and former Washington state Republican party Chair Susan Hutchison. Be sure to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, where we will inform you of new episodes and other news regarding the show. Click here to contribute to the future of the podcast. Thank you so much for listening. We are excited to get started, and hope you'll engage with us as we grow. We'll talk to you soon! Jamie & Kathryn!

Episode Two - An Interview with Mary Robnett

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Episode One - The Explainer

Wherein we go over the general philosophy of the show, hit on some of the issues we'll discuss moving forward, and why voting for Republicans, or staying home and not voting for Democrats (regardless of how progressive they are), is simply a terrible choice to make for your community.