Pete and Howell get together to share their thoughts after the Uvalde school shooting; they also discuss the state of play after the recent primaries across the nation and what it might mean in November.
In this not-quite-an-emergency-pod-but-pretty-close-to-it, Pete and Howell talk about the shocking news of a Supreme Court draft opinion overturning Roe making its way public, what it might mean for the Supreme Court, state's rights, women, and American democracy and discourse. Hope you enjoy!
Pete and Howell jump on to talk some current events including the passing of Bob Dole and the Supreme Court's review of the Mississippi abortion law. Then they chat about the current crime in their home city of Chicago and what, if anything, can be done.
Pete and Howell have a quick pre-Thanksgiving chat and discuss the Kyle Rittenhouse not guilty verdict and what a GOP controlled House might look like if it retakes control in 2022. Happy Thanksgiving to all!
Pete and Howell regroup to talk about America at each other's throats and the lack of civility pervading discourse. They also touch the hand grenade of Dave Chappelle's recent Netflix special, "The Closer" and ask "What's so civil about war anyways?" Dive in!
Like many, Pete and Howell had some thoughts on 9/11 twenty years on, including recalling the day's events for both who lived in DC at the time. Also: reviewing the results of a NYT hypothetical political party placement quiz. Spoiler, Pete and Howell aren't too different. Enjoy!