Another exit from the Trump administration, cue the Sarah McLachlan music. Pennsylvania’s special election, and what that means for November 2018. Javier’s meniscus tear. Meanwhile, Richard Spencer & co are at it again, this time proposing segregated ‘ethno states.’ And the craziness that was the Minneapolis convention.
Mike Franklin is back from the dead, and things start to feel like old times quickly. Breaking down what tariffs actually mean for the steel industry and this country. Javier’s ‘Bernie Sanders’ weighs in. It’s a full house with the roster of names talked about, Stormy Daniels, Drunk Nunberg, Old Timey Guy, just to name a few. St. Paul is still boring. And a story about actual chimpanzees growing marijuana in Wisconsin.
Taking a moment in remembering Hope Hicks long White House career. Trump’s calligrapher has higher security clearance than Jared Kushner. ’45’ is coming for the guns, right? Delta hastily terminated its agreement with the NRA, and no one is happier for it. Meanwhile in Texas, political donations of deer semen are commonplace?
The gang discusses the gun control conversation that has followed the shooting at a Florida school and that has evolved into some rowdy CNN townhalls, Trump wanting to arm teachers, the Sheriff’s deputy that never went into the building, and more. Plus, some ladies don’t like the sexual harassment training at the capitol, Governor Dayton is bringing up licenses (AGAIN), and a moment of silence for Moose Country before Spanks and Thanks.
Jason Flohrs of Americans for Prosperity and Lobbyist Jeremy ‘Otter’ Estensen join the gang for some hot political discussion this week. In the wake of the tragic Florida school shooting, they delve into gun rights, ability to purchase, mental illness, and intervention strategies.Robert Mueller and his Friday indictments and how the democrats screwed immigration reform. Rick Nolan’s empty seat and along with some local news. And of course, spanks and thanks.
Who of the gang is making a possible run for office? Lots of Minnesota political news to wade through: Rick Nolan’s empty seat, as well as the caucus results! DFL turnout sucked but still 3x better than Republican. Jeff Johnson wins class president, but the class bully is waiting in the wing to pound his ass. Otto comes out of the gate redefining “victory” and being shitty to everyone else.
Amy, Carin, Brian, and Javi-yay are back to discuss Trump’s State of the Union, Andrew McCabe sort of stepping down before he retires, the release of the FISA memo, TPaw making a comeback, and more!
Baby Javier is kickin’ it with the gang as they discuss the Schumer Shutdown Showdown ending with a whimper, Trump apparently trying to fire Mueller, saying farewell to the Matt Dean gubernatorial campaign, and more.
With John Stiles filling in for Javier, the gang tackles (ha ha, football puns) a variety of issues including the possibility of a government shutdown, Lindsey Port wanting justice, Jennifer Carnahan wanting commission, and more. Can you Diggs it?!