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.
WHAT? People are furious about the extra spending packed into the Covid relief bill. Is this what Americans should have expected from congress? Was Trump's 11th hour demand for $2000 checks genuine? Is this really the right way to handle a public health crisis? Brian and Jake talk about all the things in the massive relief package on this episode of PB&J.
Christmas is under attack! Or is it? Brian and Jake explore this topic as well as their favorite Christmas movies and worst Christmas songs.
Brian and Jake list off the top ten political events of 2020 including several things you may have forgotten.
Joe Biden will be the 46th President after winning by a slim margin in a few key battleground states. What do the results mean? Does Joe Biden have a mandate for big change or was this just a rejection of Trump?
A deep dive into the positions and records of each candidate. In this episode we cover the candidate's records on healthcare, the economy, Immigration, gun rights, foreign policy, abortion, and Covid-19 response.
In the first half Brian and Jake talk about the final debate and the performance of each candidate. On the second half of the show they explain what has been going on with Hunter Biden's laptop. Also after the outro you can listen to BONUS material about how the candidates debated healthcare.
Who is gonna win this thing? Brian thinks Joe has it in the bag while Jake is convinced Trump supporters will come out in force. Also in this episode: The supreme court, who is really the "law and order" candidate, transition of power, why Trump's legacy is like OJ Simpson's, and more!.
The postal service has been in financial trouble for a while now. Brian and Jake take a wide view look to explain how things got to this point and some thoughts on how to move forward.
Brian and Jake break down the hits and misses from the 2020 virtual DNC.
With millions on unemployment due to the virus, Brian and Jake discuss the merits of the problematic system of benefits.
After exploring a 3rd party presidential run, congressman Justin Amash pulls the plug after just 3 weeks citing the county's deep partisan divide. Brian and Jake use this as a launching pad do discuss the state of the presidential race and politics as the country stumbles into summer 2020.
The two political parties can't even agree on science. In this episode Brian and Jake talk about why there is division on climate change, and how to move forward.
We will apologize for the audio quality as Brian and Jake are using Skype to maintain social distancing. In this episode the boys discuss how the Trump admin has been handling the pandemic, the details of the passing of the stimulus package, and if anyone has seen Joe Biden lately.
Brian and Jake look closer at Joe Biden's early life, his long history in the Senate, and how he served as Vice President.
Brian and Jake invite Matt Davidson to discuss the surprising results of Super Tuesday. Where does Joe Biden go from here? Does Bernie still have a path? Why did Pete and Amy drop out before the big day of voting. Listen to find out.