Steve and Jim discuss the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King after the recent commemoration of the 50th years since his death. We also talk about the current state of racism in America including an event in Griffin, Georgia and a former police chief in Louisville, KY, a Supreme Court ruling, Conor McGregor going crazy and a tip of the hat to Bob Ruff of the Truth and Justice podcast.
Steve and Jim discuss Steve's weird Instagram exchange, Steve finally sees Black Panther, CIA research update, Laura Ingraham goes after David Hogg (and loses), Rick Santorum makes a less than logical suggestion to the Parkland students. We also discuss the newly released videos of the Alton Sterling shooting and discuss the administrations response to the shooting of Stephon Clark. We also talk a little bit of sports, review a new whiskey and introduce the new segment...Come at me Bro.
Steve and Jim are together in the Cleveland Studio to review Powers Gold Irish Whiskey. We also discuss the officer in Minnesota being charged with murder, the Parkland students march in Washington, the shooting of Stephon Clark, this week in Facebook, Bill Maher and the upcoming superfight between Joe Biden and Donald Trump
Pat Greer from Political Storm calls in to discuss the latest shakeups in the White House, St Patricks's Day, the national school walkout, Sessions (ok Trump) fires Andrew McCabe, NRA, University of Virginia loses in the first round and Jim throws in a little NFL breaking news.
Steve and Jim discuss the latest White House shakeup (the departure of Trump's chief economic advisor Gary Cohn), tariffs, Stormy Daniels, Stacy Dash running for Congress and then the show is interrupted by the news that Tyrod Taylor had been traded from the Buffalo Bills to the Cleveland Browns. Jim’s reacts and the show takes a turn to football before finishing with discussion about “Pharma-Bro” Martin Shkreli.
Steve and Jim catch up after a crazy weekend and a lot of news including politics, news, Trump, the White House Deadpool competition, Steve's power lifting meet in Columbus, Jim's travels to North Carolina, the Oscars, politics and the NFL combine including Lamar Jackson potentially trying out as a wide receiver...lots to catch up on folks.
Steve and Jim discuss the NRA and the corporate backlash following the Parkland Florida shooting, Steve's plans to see Black Panther get disrupted by a death in the family, NCAA is dealing with the FBI (and it isn't going well). But first, we review the elusive and wonderful Blanton's Bourbon. Enjoy and please follow us on Twitter and Instagram @whiskeycongress
Steve and Jim review Talisker Storm Scotch Whiskey, we discuss the Florida High School shooting with regards to the media and social media reaction and the misguided effort to over simplify a complex issue. The release of Black Panther and the social media hoaxes about black on white violence. Laura Ingraham's criticism of LeBron James' and Kevin Durant's remarks about the President, a Russia Investigation update and a little NFL talk...enjoy.
We review a new whiskey. Steve is caught in a lie about whiskey procurement. We talk about the Quincy Jones interview in Vulture magazine, the pending debut of Black Panther, superhero workouts, Rob Porter (not Portman), race and NFL quarterbacking, the Winter Olymics and the Tonya Harding/Nancy Kerrigan story (because of the film I Tonya).
After calling in, Steve drops in to the Cleveland Studio to discuss Russell Westbrook shoving a fan that confronted him on the court after a game. We also talk about the NFL Hall of Fame class especially Randy Moss and Terrell Owens (including Jim's personal beef with Skip Bayless regarding his lack of ethics in reporting on TO. We make our Superbowl predictions and drink a little more whiskey too.