McCarthy losing the speakership; Voltaire: “In this country it is thought necessary to kill an admiral from time to time to encourage the others”; should Trump become speaker? sould trump accept such an offer? Ian Freeman of Free Talk Live (NH) being sentenced to 8 years in federal prison for selling bitcoin; the trial against Trump in NYC. Newsom’s appointment of a Senator who doesn’t live in California; RFK running as an independent and how it will affect the election; Mike opines that Biden will not be the nominee; the Eds disagree;
McConnell’s silent few seconds with some of the medical info explained by Lazer, who co-hosted the show from the Western Aleutian Islands; will this have any political implications concerning comparisons to Biden? Hunter Biden’s plea bargain hearing, with some disagreement on the panel as to whether the deal was entirely scrapped; can a president pardon himself? What if anything are the limits on presidential pardons? Texas putting buoys to block immigrants; did the bank that debanked Farage back down?
RFK’s statement about Covid being ethnically targeted; does it hurt him at all politically? Is there a strong split within the Jewish community between the left and right? Is Trump inviting further indictments? Is the left afraid of Trump being re-elected or do they think they can control him if he regains office? Ed M. opines that instead of firing civil servants, POTUS should re-assign them to a place where they can do no harm and still get paid; Tucker Carlson’s interviewing the presidential candidates…
A dam being blown up in Ukraine—will we ever now who did it? RFK Jr—is he a viable threat to Biden? Will he pull in any republicans? NYC Mayor Adams considering putting immigrants into private homes—how close is that to the third amendment or takings clause? should DeSantis respond to Trump’s every slight or utterance? Should he wait for debates to respond to almost anything? Pride flag vs confederate flag—can both be seen by others as threatening? the cover of glamour magazine in Britain with a pregnant “man”.