PB&J: Politics with Brian & Jake
Summary: PB&J features two old friends and political junkies from opposing sides of the conservative-liberal divide assessing the most important and contentious modern American issues.
Topics for today's episode include: Bob Mueller's Russia investigation had been turned in. We give our initial thoughts on what we know so far. Democratic strategist Matt Davison weighs in with an update on the 2020 field of candidates. We talk impact of early fundraising numbers and Joe Biden's chance of taking the lead should he enter the race. Glenn Beck says that if a democrat wins in 2020 it would be "the end of the country as we know it." A Missouri law maker introduces a bill mandating every citizen of that state own an AR-15. www.pbandjpod.com www.facebook.com/pbandjpod www.patreon.com/pbandjpod
Topics discussed this week include: The shooting in New Zealand Trump Signing Bibles Nancy Pelosi tampering down talk of impeachment Congress rejection of border wall emergency and Trump veto Beto O'Rourke enters the 2020 race More states join the national popular vote pact
The distant past has come back to haunt people like the Governor of Virginia and Brett Kavanaugh, But how far back into the past is fair game to judge someone's political viability? www.pbandjpod.com www.patreon.com/pbandjpod www.facebook.com/pbandjpod
A bonus episode for you this week as we try a new format. Brian and Jake each bring their top three news stories of the week for discussion. In this episode Brian picks Fox News' coverage of Trump, the campaign of Pete Buttigieg, and the sentencing of Paul Manafort. Jake picks The Trump-Kim Summit, women and the military draft, and Ilhan Omar's "Anti-Semitic" Tweets. pbandjpod.com patreon.com/pbandjpod facebook.com/pbandjpod
The freshman representative from New York, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, is a lightning rod both in the media and in the halls of congress. On this episode of PB&J we look at what the fuss is all about and how this woman who came from out of nowhere is now shaping the national conversation. Brian and Jake also take some time to look over AOC's "Green New Deal" and what it would mean for democrats and the nation. www.PBandJpod.com www.patreon.com/pbandjpod Social media: @pbandjpod
PB&J dives into the history of US-North Korea relations after the long stalemated Korean War. Will another summit push us closer to peace? What would peace with a nuclear armed and human rights violating North Korea even look like? These answers and more on this episode. pbandjpod.com patreon.com/pbandjpod facebook.com/pbandjpod
We examine the Democrats that have entered early in the 2020 race against Trump. Analyst Matt Davidson joins the show to fill us in on some early campaign strategy and discuss what it would take for the Democrats to oust the incumbent president. pbandjpod.com patreon.com/pbandjpod facebook.com/pbandjpod
Should you be worried about the national debt? How can America get its deficit spending under control? Can future government shutdowns be prevented? Brian and Jake explore these questions and more in this episode of PB&J.
Brian and Jake try to find some common ground while discussing one of America's most divisive issues. Does life begin at conception? Should the government regulate a woman's right to choose? The boys break down the arguments of both viewpoints on this episode. www.pbandjpod.com www.patreon.com/pbandjpod Social Media @pbandjpod
Brian and Jake look into the history of Afghanistan and its reputation as the "Graveyard of Empires" as they share their views on continuing the war prompted by the 9/11 attacks. pbandjpod.com patreon.com/pbandjpod On Social Media @pbandjpod
Brian and Jake switch roles to provide listeners with a top 5 list of the best and worst of Donald Trump as the president reaches the halfway point of his four year term.
Brian and Jake investigate policing in this episode, which pits our collective rights and freedoms versus the importance of enforcing our nations laws. The boys examine the militarization of policing, the drug war, and attitudes on the left and right about law enforcement and local policing. Follow us on social media @pbandjpod Support PB&J on Patreon: Patreon.com/pbandjpod Call our civil political opinion fan line: 507-400-PBNJ www.pbandjpod.com
From NFL anthem-kneels to short people discrimination, the boys wax poetic on racism and unconscious bias in America from the comfort of their white privilege.
Jake: A closer look. How does professional wrestling, the Korean DMZ, and getting into a little trouble turn someone into a politics podcaster? Brian interviews Jake to find out about his personal journey and political identity.
Brian: A closer look. Jake interviews Brian about his political identity, diving into his past to better understand his stances on issues. In this episode, Brian has the floor to cover some of his hot topics.