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Elie Honig and Paul Rieckhoff Episode 381

Stand Up! with Pete Dominick

Release Date: 06/29/2021

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Stand Up! with Pete Dominick

Hello to Kim,Melanie and Dr. Jen who HAVE to be the only 3 people who read the show notes! You 3 are the greatest and should receive many rewards in life! I thank you for supporting the show notes and you are now "The Show Notes 3" or the SN3. I hope you will agree to work on a public service project together 😜 Today's show is the Friday episode so I was up late because I was having too much fun with like 30-50 of you who hung out late on the zoom party. We love it!  Lots of gossip about SUPD guests last night. I loved hearing from so many listeners. Guest Bios and show links below....

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Stand Up! with Pete Dominick

Hi there Kim and apparently Melanie who also reads the show notes. These show notes are for you 2 unless someone else wants to show themselves! I will see you at our next secret meeting and I will invite your favorite guest to join us! How about that for a bonus!  I wanted today's conversation with Peter Coyote to be evergreen or always relevant whenever you decide to listen to it so I eschewed the normal production elements and news and got right to my chat with the legend. Special thanks to Mark Nolte and his ban City Park in Iowa City who wrote . Please go listen or stream it! My...

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  Hi there! You must be Kimberly Kelly because she is the only one who reads these show notes. Im sure of it. So anyway , hi kim! I think you will really like today's show where I admit to peeing in a bottle after a long drive , play and react to some clips and then get to my amazing guests Thom Hartman and Wajahat Ali. I hope you have a good day Kim! Thanks for listening   Stand Up is a daily podcast. I book,host,edit, post and promote new episodes with brilliant guests every day.  and gain access to a community of over 800 awesome, curious, kind, funny, brilliant, generous...

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Hey Friends! I have a great conversation with Dave Rothkopf today. follow him on and get his new book Stand Up is a daily podcast. I book,host,edit, post and promote new episodes with brilliant guests every day.  and gain access to a community of over 800 awesome, curious, kind, funny, brilliant, generous souls Check out  to learn more s the CEO of The Rothkopf Group, host of the Deep State Radio podcast, and the author, most recently of “Traitor: A History of Betraying America from Benedict Arnold to Donald Trump.” The Rothkopf Group produces podcasts including Deep...

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Stand Up is a daily podcast. I book,host,edit, post and promote new episodes with brilliant guests every day.  and gain access to a community of over 800 awesome, curious, kind, funny, brilliant, generous souls Check out  to learn more  a humor writer and activist whose work has been featured in publications such as McSweeneys and The New Yorker. She was named one of Rolling Stone’s top 25 funniest twitter accounts of 2016. When not writing comedy, Maura has worked extensively with non-profits in diverse sectors including political action campaigns, international arts...

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Dear 1 to 3 people who read the show notes! You see me and I thank you which is why I’m going to list my phone number and bank pin card number and code below because literally nobody ever reads them and if they do then you probably already have that information. And yet I labor away turning a voice message into text to create these notes! Sigh. The things I do for you three people Today is "constitution day" in America- whatever that means. Just some  fake weird holiday that the constitutional law world created I guess but we never need an excuse to talk to Eric Segall. He is of course...

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Hello and thank you for reading the show notes! This means you’re the one I do this for. Today’s show dropped on Friday, September 16 and that means there is not much of an opening, clips or news because on Thursday nights I have a few drinks with listeners who are also paid subscribers and don't get to edit and post until around 9am. I do have two awesome interview segments today! I welcome journalist and author Luke Mogelson for the first time to talk about his new book The Storm Is Here: An American crucible. Luke is also a contributing writer for the New Yorker and was in the Capitol...

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Elie Honig's new book is Hatchet Man: How Bill Barr Broke the Prosecutor's Code and Corrupted the Justice Department

Elie Honig is the Executive Director of the Rutgers Institute for Secure Communities.Before joining the Institute, Honig served as Deputy Director, and then Director, of the New Jersey Division of Criminal Justice from 2012 through 2018.  While Director, Honig oversaw a staff of over 500 law enforcement professionals, including prosecutors, detectives, analysts and support staff. During his tenure, the Division charged and prosecuted sweeping cases against street gangs, drug trafficking organizations, illegal firearms traffickers, corrupt public officials, child predators and white-collar corporate thieves. The Division also developed new practice areas aimed at emerging criminal threats including cybercrime, human trafficking, post-Sandy fraud and diversion of prescription painkillers.  As Director, Honig spearheaded successful statewide policy initiatives focused on bail reform, police-involved shooting response, body-worn cameras, community policing, internal affairs, witness protection and deconfliction.

Prior to joining the Division of Criminal Justice, Honig worked for eight years as an Assistant United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, prosecuting and trying cases involving organized crime, human trafficking, public corruption, and violent crime. From 2010 through 2012, Honig served as Deputy Chief, and later Co-Chief, of the Organized Crime Unit. Honig successfully prosecuted over 100 members and associates of La Cosa Nostra, including Bosses and other high-ranking members of the Gambino and Genovese Organized Crime Families. Honig convicted several mafia leaders of crimes including murder, racketeering, robbery, extortion and other charges at various trials. Honig also charged and tried large-scale cases involving public corruption and human trafficking. As an Assistant United States Attorney, Honig tried 15 cases to jury verdict, and argued over 20 cases in the Second Circuit Court of Appeals.

Before joining the United States Attorney’s Office in 2004, Honig worked as an associate at the law firm of Covington & Burling, in Washington, D.C. Honig obtained his undergraduate degree from Rutgers College (New Brunswick) in 1997.  As a Rutgers undergraduate, Honig completed the General Honors Program; was selected as an Eagleton Institute Undergraduate Associate; served as a student government officer; and was inducted in the Cap and Skull Society.

Paul  Rieckhoff is an American writer, social entrepreneur, advocate, activist and veteran of the United States Army and the Iraq War. He is the President of Righteous Media Inc and the host of the Independent Americans podcast  prior to that, he was the founder, CEO and executive director of Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA),a non-partisan non-profit founded in 2004 with tens of thousands of members in all 50 US states. IAVA is America's first and largest Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans group. He served as an army first lieutenant and infantry rifle platoon leader in Iraq from 2003 through 2004.

He wrote an awesome book about his time in Iraq called Chasing Ghosts