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Whiskey Congress Podcast

Two Men. Two Races. Two Opinions and occasional guests, fueled by wit and whiskey.

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Katie McHugh, Myles Garrett, Impeachment and Don Cherry

No new whiskey this week. Jim flips his position on the impeachment proceedings. We also discuss the story of fallen Breitbart star Katie McHugh. Roger Stone found guilty. Don Cherry fired. Myles Garrett. The Kaepernick tryout and the new Batwoman...enjoy. @whiskeycongress on IG and Twitter Jim@whiskeycongress.com Steve@whiskeycongresss.com  

1hr 21mins

17 Nov 2019

Rank #1

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Watchmen, Race, Rudy and Butt Dials

Steve and Jim review a new whiskey and discuss the new HBO series Watchmen and the state of race in America. Steve tells some personal stories and Rudy butt dials a New York Times reporter....among other random topics...Enjoy. Jim@whiskeycongress.com Steve@whiskeycongress.com @whiskeycongress on Instagram and Twitter

1hr 3mins

27 Oct 2019

Rank #2

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Guilty Pleasure Movies...No Trump

Let's take a break from politics, Trump, Impeachment...let's talk about movies. In this case bad movies that we hate to admit that we love them. Steve and Jim talk about there guilty pleasures when it comes to movies. Just a good time, fun talk and of course, some whiskey. Jim@whiskeycongress.com Steve@whiskeycongress.com @whiskeycongress on Instagram and Twitter

1hr 15mins

29 Dec 2019

Rank #3

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Iran, Epstein, CNN, Impeachment and Rooney Rule

Steve and Jim have a spirited and sometimes heated discussion about the politics around the killing of Iranian General Qassem Soleimani, the NFL's Rooney Rule and the status of the impeachment process. We also talk about the ABC Special regarding Jeffrey Epstein and CNN settling the lawsuit brought by KY High School student Nick Sandmann. Enjoy. Steve@whiskeycongress.com Jim@whiskeycongress.com @Whiskeycongress on IG and Twitter

1hr 13mins

12 Jan 2020

Rank #4

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Bonus Episode-Market Talk With Ben

Our friend Ben @exis10tial on twitter calls in to the show to share his thoughts on the financial markets in the wake of the coronavirus fears and the tumultuous political environment. Ben is a whiskey enthusiast and a friend who has very conservative political views. So he represents a different perspective than the typical Whiskey Congress discussion.  @whiskeycongress on IG and Twitter @exis10tial is Ben's twitter handle.

1hr 11mins

2 Mar 2020

Rank #5

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NATO, Trump, Cenk and Vick

Steve and Jim discuss the latest in the impeachment proceedings as well as Justin Trudeau getting caught on a hot mic, the race for Katie Hill's Congressional Seat, Hillary on Howard Stern and Michael Vick being named as an honorary captain for the Pro Bowl (along with some additional NFL talk)...enjoy. Jim@whiskeycongress.com Steve@whiskeycongress.com @Whiskeycongress on Instagram and Twitter

1hr 12mins

9 Dec 2019

Rank #6

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Dems, Bloomberg, Avenatti and Jussie

Steve and Jim are together in the Cleveland Studio to discuss the New Hampshire Primary results; we also listen to the audio of Michael Bloomberg defending (if not reveling) New York's "Stop and Frisk" laws. Other topics in this episode include Trump and the Department of Justice; Michael Avenatti being convicted and the return of Jussie Smollet to the court system. Enjoy. Jim@whiskeycongress.com Steve@whiskeycongress.com @whiskeycongress on Instagram and Twitter

1hr 8mins

16 Feb 2020

Rank #7

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Pardons, Vegas, Assange and Bloomberg

Steve and Jim are together to discuss the recent events in the political world including Trump's pardons and commutations, the Las Vegas Democratic Debate, Julian Assange's claim that Trump offered him a pardon, the Kaitlin Bennett controversy and Mike Bloomberg's impact on the Democratic field...plus a lot more. Enjoy.

1hr 10mins

23 Feb 2020

Rank #8

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Bills vs Steelers...oh yeah and Impeachment Update

Steve and Jim talk about the latest events involving President Trump facing impeachment as well as the tribalism caused by the current political environment. We also talk about Jim's trip to Michigan and the Bills vs the Steelers and our whiskey bet...enjoy. @whiskeycongress on IG and Twitter Steve@whiskeycongress.com Jim@whiskeycongress.com

1hr 10mins

15 Dec 2019

Rank #9

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Trump-less Talk, UAW Strike, NBA and More

Steve and Jim kept the talk going and whiskey flowing while they discussed the UAW Strike, the Chicago Teachers strike and the latest in the NBA and NFL...enjoy. Jim@Whiskeycongress.com Steve@Whiskeycongress.com @Whiskeycongress on twitter and instagram

53mins

23 Oct 2019

Rank #10

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Farewell 2019, Nazi's and Saudi's Oh My

Steve and Jim are together in Studio with Jim drinking his victory whiskey (Jefferson's Ocean Aged at Sea) while we discuss the shooting in White Settlement, TX as well as the West Virginia Cadets making a Nazi salute; Saudi Arabia to execute 5 for the murder of Jamal Khashoggi; Jim and Steve discuss celebrity deaths from 2019 including an argument about the recently departed Don Imus. Enjoy. Jim@whiskeycongress.com Steve@whiskeycongress.com @whiskeycongress on Instagram and Twitter

1hr 19mins

5 Jan 2020

Rank #11

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Impeachment Vote, Fireside Chat, Katie Hill and The Shop

Steve and Jim discuss the impeachment process (prepare for a civics lesson and see correction below). We also talk about Trump proposing a fireside chat to "clear up" the Ukraine situation (warning, we get a bit off the tracks here). We then go on to talk about the Katie Hill resignation and the Fair Play Bill being signed into law on LeBron James' show The Shop and the role of Barber Shops in Black Society. Correction: Steve referenced the writings of James Madison multiple times and immediately after the show realized that he meant Thomas Jefferson...deal with it. @Whiskeycongress on Instagram and Twitter Steve@whiskeycongress.com Jim@Whiskeycongress.com

1hr 22mins

3 Nov 2019

Rank #12

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Chappelle, Halpern, Nuke a Hurricane and Football

Steve and Jim review Grand MacNish 1863 Black Edition and discuss the return of Mark Halpern to the public eye as well as Trump's proposal to drop a nuclear bomb on a hurricane; the response to Dave Chappelle's new Netflix special Sticks and Stones; pot being decriminalized in New York State and football.

1hr 17mins

2 Sep 2019

Rank #13

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Parnas, Debate, Virginia Gun Laws and Russia

Steve and Jim are together in the Cleveland Studio to discuss the impeachment process, the Lev Parnas interviews, the Democratic Debate and proposed gun laws in Virginia. We also discuss the shakeup in the Russian Government and the baseball cheating scandal...Enjoy. Jim@whiskeycongress.com Steve@whiskeycongress.com @whiskeycongress on IG and Twitter

1hr 14mins

19 Jan 2020

Rank #14

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CA Fair Play,Warren Sex Scandal and No Molly Policy

Steve and Jim kept going after last week and talked about the California "Fair Play Law" and it's impact on college sports. We also talk about the allegation of a sex scandal involving Elizabeth Warren and the incident revolving around Joe Rogan, Ari Shaffir, Bert Kreischer and Tom Segura doing another "Sober October". If you hadn't heard, Ari drugged Bert with Molly...could that happen within the Whiskey Congress Family? Listen as we discuss. @Whiskeycongress on Instagram and Twitter Jim@Whiskeycongress.com Steve@Whiskeycongress.com

1hr 2mins

13 Oct 2019

Rank #15

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Iowa, Buttiegig, Romney, Trump vs Bloomberg, Jay Z and More

Steve and Jim are together in the Cleveland Studio discussing the week in politics and more. This week we talk about Jay Z and Beyoncé sitting during the National Anthem; the clusterf&*! in following the Iowa Caucus; Mitt Romney's vote to remove; Michael Bloomberg's reasons for attacking Trump; Rush Limbaugh being awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom and an awesome gaff by Elizabeth Warren...plus Bill Maher and Steve Bannon and the XFL is back...enjoy. @whiskeycongress on Instagram and Twitter Jim@whiskeycongress.com Steve@whiskeycongress.com

1hr 4mins

9 Feb 2020

Rank #16

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Impeachment, Cannabis, Dem Debate and Tesla

Steve and Jim discuss the impeachment proceedings; President Trump and his reaction to George Conway's tweet; the House Committee passes the Marijuana Bill...what happens next? We also discuss the Democratic Debate and the Tesla Truck launch...bonus episode to follow. Enjoy. @whiskeycongress on Instagram and Twitter Jim@whiskeycongress.com Steve@whiskeycongress.com

59mins

24 Nov 2019

Rank #17

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Bloomberg, Biden, Brooks and Fury

Steve and Jim are together in the Cleveland Studio to discuss the latest in the political arena, two really disturbing racial incidents and our evening watching the Tyson Fury-Deonte Wilder fight...enjoy. Jim@whiskeycongress.com Steve@whiskeycongress.com @whiskeycongress on Instagram and Twitter

1hr 5mins

1 Mar 2020

Rank #18

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9/11, Dem Debate, Pot, Felicity, NFL and E-Cigs

Steve and Jim are back together in the Cleveland Studio to review a new whiskey and discuss the Democratic Debate as well as Jemelle Hill and Laura Ingraham on HBCU's; Felicity Huffman is sentenced; a New York Judge calls bullshit on officers using the "I smelled marijuana" excuse. We also share our reflections 9/11/2001; banning e-cigs and some NFL talk.

1hr 6mins

15 Sep 2019

Rank #19

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Bama, Trump, Mexico and NFL

Steve and Jim talk about Trump appearing at the LSU vs Alabama game; will Rudy take the fall; the crazy shootout in Mexico; Chase Young and Buffalo Bills fans invading Cleveland...enjoy. @whiskeycongress on Instagram and Twitter Steve@whiskeycongress.com Jim@whiskeycongress.com

51mins

10 Nov 2019

Rank #20