Dan predicts a Buffs football win at Oregon; Howard Stern hypocritically calls out Lauren Boebert
Dan is all-in on Coach Prime and the CU Buffs football team getting a win at Oregon this weekend, despite being 21-point underdogs. Ryan hedges and says he'd take them to spring the upset if Travis Hunter were not injured and out for the game with a lacerated liver. Howard Stern, of all people, calls out Rep. Lauren Boebert (R, CO-3) for being 'a disgrace to this country' after her Buell Theatre incident.
Ken Bucks the trend of conservative pundits; Prime invokes Jesus in his coaching
Listeners continue to react to the apparent about-face Rep. Ken Buck (R, CO-4) has done with mainstream media, appearing to make a dash for the middle - if not the left - in order to win favor with the likes of CNN and MSNBC. Deion Sanders continues to win hearts, minds, and games with his positive message and putting his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, first.
Listeners weigh in on whether America should continue bankrolling Ukraine war effort
Reactions are strong, with some listeners agreeing with Dan that we need to remain vigilant and resolute in our support for Ukraine against a clear evil in Vladimir Putin and Russia. Some, however, take Dan to task about this war hawk footing and wonder where and when it's going to end - or if.
Zelenskyy visits America in search of another blank check; Would Crow sell out like Buck appears to be?
Ukraine president Volodomyr Zelenskyy visits the United Nations and the U.S. Capitol to sing for his supper and plead for more funding in his war against Russia, how much longer should American taxpayers keep writing him checks? Also, Dan and Ryan discuss whether Rep. Jason Crow (D-CO), who won his 6th Congressional District by a similar margin as Rep. Ken Buck (R-CO) won his 4th, would make a dash to the right and the middle if it meant a big-time paycheck with a right-leaning news network. Ryan suspects no, but Dan believes money talks and Jason Crow would walk.
Pickleball vs. Tennis is like Jets vs. Sharks; Sen Susan Collins (R-ME) vows to wear bikini on Senate floor
Dan is Team Pickleball. Ryan is Team Tennis. Dan doesn't understand why there is bad blood between the two camps. Ryan can't understand why Dan can't understand that tennis players cannot STAND pickleballers sharing the same courts as they use. Also, 70-year-old Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) threatens to show up to the Senate in a bikini to protest Democrats changing the wardrobe rules to accommodate the slovenly Senator John Fetterman (D-PA).
Sen John Fetterman (D-PA) sparks wardrobe decorum debate; AG Garland grilled by House GOP
Dan finds it unacceptable and disrespectful for the U.S. Senate to change centuries of tradition just to accommodate one sloppily-dressed Senator named John Fetterman. He asks the audience if dressing for success matters to them in their workplace or in general. Attorney General Merrick Garland is peppered by interrogators in the U.S. House, as Republicans attempt to get to the bottom of the Hunter Biden criminal investigation.
Reflecting on Dan's 2019 interview with John Hickenlooper on abortion that made national news
With the abortion issue front and center in the news with Donald Trump and Ron DeSantis staking out different positions in the Republican primary, Dan points out the lies of the Left on late-term abortion by hearkening back to his signature 2019 interview with John Hickenlooper during the former Colorado governor's campaign for President. Also, Colorado head football coach Deion Sanders shows prime grace and forgiveness toward Colorado State's Henry Blackburn after the defensive back's brutal late hit on Travis Hunter that lacerated the liver of the Buffaloes wide receiver.
Abby Johnson, pro-life advocate on why she supports DeSantis over Trump; More Boebert backlash
Dan reads a statement from Jayson Boebert, soon-to-be ex-husband of Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO), taking responsibility in a Facebook post for their divorce due to his infidelity. Also, pro-life activist Abby Johnson explains why she fully supports Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) in the GOP Presidential primary and points out concerns she has with former President Donald Trump over the abortion issue.
Dan on whether he can support Trump after terrible abortion remarks; Boebert's Buell Theatre blunder
Ryan presses Dan on whether the revelations on Trump's position regarding abortion, considering a federal ban at 15 weeks, might cause him to lean more heavily toward an endorsement of Ron DeSantis in the GOP primary for Colorado. Dan explains why he can still support Trump based on his actions and record as President, so long as he doesn't feel Trump has gone fully to the pro-abortion position like Joe O'Dea did in the U.S. Senate race. Also, Dan has his first chance to respond to the wild developments in Rep. Lauren Boebert's trip to Buell Theatre to see the stage production of 'Beetlejuice.'
Remembering Dan's late sister JoAnne Marie (1966-2023); Trump vs. DeSantis heats up on abortion
Dan reflects on the wake and funeral service for his beloved youngest sister JoAnne Marie (1966-2023) in Chicago, and his fight to avoid crying in public during his time of loss. Also, things are heating up between Donald Trump and Ron DeSantis after the former President denounced the six-week abortion ban being implemented in some GOP-led states as 'terrible.' Is this the opening DeSantis needed to get himself back into a competitive race with the heavy favorite?