Republicans would have done much better in the midterms had they emulated Newt Gingrich’s leadership with the 1994 Congress and the House GOP’s Contract with America. But they’d first need a real leader to emerge and make that happen. But nobody is flying the plane. Speaking of pilots, Sam talks aviation in hour two with pilot extraordinaire Jim Eliason.
Sam gives a brief midterm update the morning after the elections.
Immigration continues to be a dominating issue for the midterm elections. Can Trump change birthright citizenship laws? Sam explains that and other important topics this week such as Blexit, Don Lemon, racism, and possible results after Tuesday’s vote.
The man dubbed the MAGA Bomber has been apprehended. Sam explains how we got here — from Trump’s rhetoric, to the media, to the rhetoric of the Democrats. We also wade into Megyn Kelly’s blackface comments and the immigrant caravan.
Trump has trolled Elizabeth Warren into entirely self-destructing her own political career. And with it some other dominos of identity politics are falling. Sam explains just how bad this is for Democrats in the midterm elections.
The jet lag won’t hold him down. Freshly back from Europe, Sam talks Prague and the most important events of the week back in The States.
Despite being halfway across the world in Prague, Sam has been keeping up with the Kavanaugh Saga and is ready to tickle your earholes with some timely commentary.
We’ve all seen the media circus surrounding Judge Kavanaugh from the moment he was nominated. Sam makes a passionate case for just how ridiculous and disgusting this process has become. If you listen to any podcast today, make it this one.
There seems to be a lot of confusion about due process regarding the Brett Kavanaugh accusations. Is Kavanaugh entitled to due process or is it his accuser who has that right? Even CNN’s Chris Cuomo, who is an attorney, seems a little shaky on this point. Don’t worry, Sam will straighten you out and get you the news and analysis you need to know to head into the weekend informed.
How can Sam defend those greedy capitalists who take advantage of suffering people during an emergency? Listen and find out. By the end of the podcast you might even agree that price gouging is actually a good thing.