Eddie Jason & Chris: Interviews and Current Events
Summary: Eddie, Jason & Chris talk about current events, pop-culture, alternative music, and make each other cry. Hear it live Friday nights at www.idobiRadio.com. www.EJCshow.com.
The news is rough and sometimes we need a cleanse. This week, Eddie and Jason drop serious and depressing news stories in favor of wacky and light-hearted. The hosts review a new beer from the band Motörhead, get angry about much celebrities make per hour, and tons more. Brought to you by Google Play, now […]
Brett Kavanaugh is set to be the newest judge on the Supreme Court. But, just who is this potentially mega-influential man? Trump’s former longtime lawyer, Michael Cohen, plead guilty and points the finger at The Donald. Plus, NASCAR driver Conor Daly loses a sponsor because his father used a racial slur–in the 1980s. Brought to […]
Are racists working in The White House? Twitter’s CEO sits down for an in-depth interview with CNN (and we digest it). Plus, does anyone score with politics in football? Brought to you by Google Play, now with audiobooks! Go to g.co/play/newstous to get $10 off your first one. Sources (raw link dump): https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2018/08/20/trump-speechwriter-darren-beattie-fired https://www.cnn.com/2018/08/19/politics/darren-beattie-mencken-club/index.html https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2018/08/20/fired-white-house-staffers-association-with-white-supremacists-confirms-big-concern-about-presidency/ […]
Representative Devin Nunes should resign. Eddie and Jason give their argument and you’ll agree. America’s Ass Nugget, Alex Jones, gets censored on several internet platforms, only to energize his violent followers. And, 11-year-old hackers easily compromise Florida’s voting machines. Brought to you by Google Play, now with audiobooks! Go to g.co/play/newstous to get $10 off your […]
This week, a special edition of the show, as Eddie and Jason welcome a panel of guests to discuss serious topics and off the wall debate questions. It’s the first of the It’s News to Us Cocktail Roundtable series. Brought to you by Google Play, now with audiobooks! Go to g.co/play/newstous to get $10 off […]
Analaysis of the secret Trump / Cohen tape that alludes to campaign finance violations, America's CEOs enjoy the GOP's tax "reform" with giant bonuses, and Jeff Sessions announces a #ReligiousLibertyTaskForce
On this special edition of It's News to Us, Eddie and Jason avoid hard politics and depressing stories to catch up on the wacky news they haven't had time for. For their mental health and yours, this episode is doctor recommended.*
Is DJT reshaping the Federal Judiciary branch? Attorney General Jeff Sessions gets rid of legal protections for minorities. And, musicians are getting hurt on stage an awful lot. Brought to you by Google Play, now with audiobooks! Go to g.co/play/newstous to get $10 off your first one. Sources (raw link dump): http://fortune.com/2018/07/08/trump-supreme-court-nominee-appellate-judges/ https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/07/trump-supreme-court-nomination-180709104541613.html https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2018/05/06/trumps-judges-ruling-politics-prayer-executions-race/ https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/monkey-cage/wp/2018/03/12/trump-appoints-lots-of-white-men-to-be-federal-judges-heres-why-it-matters/ http://thehill.com/homenews/administration/380878-trump-blasts-obama-for-leaving-so-many-judicial-vacancies […]
The trade war has begun, what does that do to your savings account and free trade? CNN creates a beautiful montage of President Trump verbally attacking journalists. Does this behavior incite and encourage violence against journalists? NBA’s LeBron James goes west for more fame and fortune. Sources (raw link dump): https://www.marketwatch.com/story/stop-the-trade-war-businesses-are-shouting-to-trump-2018-07-02 https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-07-01/trump-s-trade-war-arrives-in-the-data-as-china-awaits-tariffs https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-06-29/shots-fired-everything-you-need-to-know-about-the-trade-war https://news.vice.com/en_us/article/evkyyw/trump-hopes-fart-will-get-congresss-attention https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-07-01/trade-war-is-giving-bmw-ford-and-tesla-a-whiplash-in-china https://www.theguardian.com/business/2018/jul/01/trump-will-soon-find-that-winning-a-trade-war-is-not-that-easy https://www.theguardian.com/business/2018/jul/01/trump-will-soon-find-that-winning-a-trade-war-is-not-that-easy https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2018-07-02/401-k-s-could-be-a-casualty-of-trump-s-trade-war […]
DJT tweeted Sunday morning that migrants are to be “immediately” deported without a trial. Has he ever heard of fucking The 14th Amendment? Awarded and talented musician and women’s/LGBTQ rights activist, Otep Shamaya joins the show. Finally, DJT said he demands the immediate process necessary to create a…Space Force?? Otep: https://www.facebook.com/otepofficial https://twitter.com/otepofficial https://instagram.com/otepofficial Merch: http://otepsaves.me SnapChat: […]
Children are being ripped from their parents inside the USA’s immigration processing centers. The meeting between Lil Kim Jong and DJT. And finally, we covered former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort on our last episode. We have a little update on this story. Sources (raw link dump): https://nypost.com/2018/06/18/how-children-live-inside-cramped-immigration-detention-centers/ https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/mcallen-texas-immigration-processing-center-largest-u-s-n884126 https://www.democracynow.org/2018/6/18/whistleblower_i_quit_my_child_detention http://www.newsweek.com/g00/donald-trump-jr-likes-tweet-suggesting-children-separated-parents-border-are-981126?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14 https://www.haaretz.com/us-news/trumpcamps-goes-viral-on-twitter-to-describe-kids-immigrant-centers-1.6181446 https://www.propublica.org/article/children-separated-from-parents-border-patrol-cbp-trump-immigration-policy http://thehill.com/blogs/floor-action/senate/392801-manchin-becomes-final-democrat-to-back-bill-preventing-separation https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/trump-family-separate-homeland-security-kirstjen-nielsen-immigration-children-a8404671.html […]
Robert Muller places a witness tampering indictment against Paul Manafort (Donald Trumps ex-campaign chair). The FCC repeals net neutrality and it’s currently in effect. What now? Finally, police shut down a lemonade stand run by a group of children. Sources (raw link dump): https://www.cnbc.com/2018/06/08/special-counsel-robert-mueller-files-new-indictment-against-paul-manafort-nbc-news.html https://news.vice.com/en_us/article/3k4j7n/konstantin-kilimnik-photos-russia-manafort https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-manafort/ex-trump-campaign-aide-manafort-to-be-arraigned-on-new-charges-friday-idUSKBN1J725M https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/may/17/paul-manafort-jeffrey-yohai-son-in-law-robert-mueller https://www.cnn.com/2018/06/08/politics/paul-manafort-response-mueller/index.html https://medium.com/@fightfortheftr/ajit-pais-repeal-of-net-neutrality-officially-goes-into-effect-today-6e03a8991b95 https://thenextweb.com/opinion/2018/06/11/rip-net-neutrality-ajit-pais-fuck-you-to-the-american-people-becomes-official/ https://thenextweb.com/us/2018/02/16/fcc-chief-ajit-pai-is-being-investigated-for-corruption-by-his-own-agency/ https://www.theverge.com/2018/6/11/17439456/net-neutrality-dead-ajit-pai-fcc-internet http://denver.cbslocal.com/2018/05/29/lemonade-stand-shut-down/
The New York Times published two confidential memos President Donald Trump’s legal team sent to Special Counsel Robert Mueller. The question: can Trump pardon himself? The worst congressional candidate in history (he’s a pedophile). Will the robots take YOUR job?
Another school shooting, and now the “Elected Idiots” come out to comment and lend their half-assed solutions. ZTE and DJT…Representative Adam Schiff believes DJT is violating the Constitution’s emoluments clause. And, The Supreme Court struck down a federal law that prohibits sports gambling.
Pay-to-Play, that’s the name of the game for Trump’s administration through Michael Cohen’s shady shell company. A special team at the Education Department that had been investigating abuses by for-profit colleges (DeVry and others) replaced by former employees of the same for-profit colleges that were under investigation. A Democratic congressional candidate drops a hard F-Bomb […]