Mike Wood Jr calls in from Los Angeles to talk to Steve and Jim about the book he is writing. We discuss the attacks in New York. Of course, we talk about our recent gun control discussions and the political landscape including Beau Bergdahl, the ongoing Russia investigation and Donna Brazille's claims that the Clintons took over the DNC. We also talk about Jim's "discovery in the released JFK assassination documents and the wild story in the FBI's files about Oswald's time in Russia. If you want the document that we discussed, email email@example.com and he will send you a copy.
Steve and Jim discuss the spin on the Russia Investigation originating from Sebastian Gorka; The Situation in Puerto Rico and the awarding of a 300 million dollar contract to the Whitefish Corporation; The JFK documents are released...sort of; Houston Texans owner Bob McNair refers to his players as "inmates".
Steve and Jim talk about the latest developments regarding Trump's call to the widow of La David Johnson, the resources in Africa and the rarely discussed US economic interests in the Dark Continent. Jeff Flake's decision not to seek re-election. The Republican tax plan and its potential impact on middle class America. Jim nerds out about the upcoming release of evidence from the JFK assassination.
Steve and Jim talk about the current political landscape including Florida Congresswoman Frederika Wilson and President Trump, Steve shares his recent experience listening to Breitbart radio, plus some discussion about whiskey and general fooling around.
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.