Steve and Jim talk face to face in the Cleveland Studio about the latest from the Trump Administration and the efforts to reverse the actions from the previous administration. We also talk about the Eminem video, Harvey Weinsten and the Miami Dolphins coach "cocaine" video. Is Puff Daddy starting a new football league?
Steve and Jim talk remotely because Steve was out of town at a fundraiser for Inspiring Minds of Youngstown. We talk about Trump's response to Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, the President's "calm before the storm" remark, the status of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and the impact of PA Representative Tim Murphy's resignation. We als o talk about the shooting in Las Vegas and practical gun control measures. Please take a look at:
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Steve and Jim continue talking about the NFL protests and the criticisms of them. Jim attacks the flaws in the "you're rich, you shouldn't protest" argument. Steve breaks explains the history between Nate Boyer, Colin Kaepernick and why Kaepernick changed from sitting to kneeling. A Pennsylvania Fire Chief fired for a racist Facebook post. Plus the departure of Tom Price and the re-opening of the Administration Dead Pool. Trump tweets about Puerto Rico again.
Steve and Jim discuss the recovery efforts in Puerto Rico including the political angles, why people cling to Flat Earth Theories, Trump and the NFL and Steve's thoughts on how to avoid the recent controversy. Steve also talks about some personal interactions with the police and a few other uncomfortable moments.
Steve and Jim get together in the Cleveland studio to discuss President Trump's speech at the UN and its blowback including Kim Jong Un's threats. Donald Trump's mental health and the latest on the attempts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ok, Obamacare). Betsy DeVos and the Department of Education's latest actions and Trumps' comments about the NFL protests.
Steve calls in from his hotel in Baltimore to discuss travel life, the latest in the Russia Investigation (things are getting interesting). The politics of the NFL and the return of Hank Williams Jr to Monday Night Football. Also, Clay Travis talking about BOOBS on CNN and the problems with manufactured outrage. Jim tells a story about a recent Lyft ride and the GGG vs Canelo Alvares post fight analysis.
Steve and Jim talk about Jamele Hill's tweet calling President Trump being a "white supremacist", the NFL and its response to anthem protests, a Franklin Ohio fireman's facebook comments leading to his suspension for saying that saving a dog is worth a million...listen to learn more. Also, the general state of racial relations in America, how to make things better, Trump on DACA and a deadpool reset.
Steve and Jim discuss a Tucker Carlson segment regarding Black Lives Matter, the debt ceiling and politics, Bernie Sanders' plan to introduce a single payer healthcare bill, the latest in the Ezekiel Elliott situation, government and social media and another gem from Alex Jones.
Steve and Jim drink some top notch whiskey and talk about the Michael Bennett situation in Las Vegas, the Utah nurse arrested for doing her job, Taco Bell empolyees taking the law into their own hands and speculation about the NRA's response, Hurricane Irma heading toward Florida and Rush Limbaugh being a hypocrite.
Steve and Jim are together in the Cleveland Studio talking about the problems with North Korea. Jim has theories on ANTIFA and whether or not the neo-conservative (call them what you want) groups are real or role players, the continued saga of the Ezekiel Elliott and the NFL office. Should the cop who said "we only shoot black people" have been fired? The Cleveland Police department "counter protest"...enjoy. Please email us at email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org and follow us on twitter, instagram and snapchat @whiskeycongress