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Sponsored by DonorsTrust Jay and Mona consider the days when Democrats were deregulators (truly), how great our air transport system is (truly), and cheating at golf, among many other things. Music: Laura Dickinson, Come Fly With Me  Join the conve…
Sponsored by DonorsTrust Jay and Mona pay tribute to a great French pilot and a tough Mossad agent. They also talk of Biden's flaws, the Democrats' drift, the Mueller report, and a great show -- "1776." Music From This Week's Show:  But Mr. Adams -…
The Atlantic's David Frum joins to discuss his thoughtful article on limiting immigration. Jay and Mona then get sidetracked on several issues and have fun doing so. Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode: https://ricochet.com/po…
Benjamin Parker of The Bulwark joins Jay and Mona to discuss the anti-Semitism kerfuffle in the Democratic Party, reparations for slavery, Joe Biden (how dare he call Mike Pence a nice guy), and the age issue. Music from this week's episode: "Sleep…
Jay and Mona dissect the Cohen hearing, the Hanoi summit, Amy Klobuchar's character, Netanyahu's decline, and the last Nixon brother to pass away, before paying tribute to the great Andre Previn. Join the conversation and comment on this podcast ep…
Lindsey Burke of Heritage joins to examine the Democrats' proposals for universal pre-K. Jay and Mona then reflect on Ilhan Omar v. Elliott Abrams, Kamala Harris v. Neomi Rao, and Robert Kraft's trouble. Join the conversation and comment on this po…
Is that the standard now? Jay and Mona consider the travails of Virginia's governor, Rep. Ilhan Omar, Elizabeth Warren and many others in this age of shame and shamelessness. They also talk Green New Deal, Kim Jong Un, and much more. Join the conve…
That was the past week. Jay and Mona cover it, with poll data, a little Starbucks, a little Medicare for All, and some reminiscences about the religion of anti-racism. Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode: https://ricochet.com/…
Beholding the government-shutdown fiasco, Jay recalls an old term: "goo-goo." He and Mona discuss "the wall and the cave," the Democratic field so far, and "The Three Amigos." They also ask if the U.S. remains serious about NATO. Mona recounts a pe…
A loaded question. There is lots of agreement and some disagreement with this honest man. Then Jay and Mona launch into the news of the week: Bill Barr, the wall, Brexit, left-wing conspiracy theories, and a mini-debate about Ann Coulter. Music fro…
Over the Wall, the R's and the Dems are playing a game of chicken. That's one thing Mona and Jay say about this shutdown drama. Who's going to swerve away first? Is the border a genuine national emergency? Then our hosts talk about Tucker Carlson's…
Elizabeth Warren is running. The Boston Globe's Jeff Jacoby analyzes her "likeability" among other things with Mona. Jay joins later to talk about another Massachusettsite - or is it Utahite? Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episod…
Sponsored by DonorsTrust David French joins Jay and Mona to explode myths ("Flynn was framed!") and analyze where things stand with a president unmoored. Secretary Mattis is gone, but Steven Miller goes on and on. Join the conversation and comment …
Sponsored by Casper Jay is back. Mona and Jay lament the passing of the Weekly Standard, note the president's ISO for COS, ask about the wall, talk a little Russia, a little Flynn, and Cohen, and praise the free press and Hedy Lamarr. Join the conv…
In this bonus episode, Mona and colleagues discuss the work of the late Bruce Cole - a believer in America who left a great legacy. Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode: https://ricochet.com/podcast/need-to-know/remembering-one…
Sponsored by Calm It sounds like a PR firm or a face cream, but it's our two guests this week. Bloomberg's Eli Lake sits in for Jay as co-host, and Eliana Johnson of Politico offers her insights on staff shake-ups at the White House. Eli and Mona t…
Sponsored by Casper Mona went splat and broke her wrist, but still shows up. She and Jay talk trade, Amazon and its critics, election fraud, Deep Fake fraud, Jim Acosta, entitlements, and the passing of three notable men. Music from this week's epi…
Sponsored by Calm Mona and Jay begin with a guest, Charles Lane. (Jay is late but butts in when he arrives.) They talk about the midterm elections and about Central America. Chuck has done extensive reporting from Latin America, as well as several …
Sponsored by Calm Jay and Mona talk about the eternal curse of anti-Semitism, executive orders - who's for them, who's against them and does it depend entirely upon whose ox is gored? Left wing and right wing violence. And the most underrated flavo…
Sponsored by Calm In this (typically) wide-ranging hour, Mona and Jay talk about the caravan, up from Central America: Is it salted with Middle Eastern terrorists? They also discuss our northern neighbor, Canada, which has just legalized pot: What …
Sponsored by Calm Charlie Sykes joins Mona to chew over the past week and exult in a new project they've helped to create. Then Mona and Jay review the lessons of the Khashoggi story, the "woman thing," Betsy DeVos, and much more. It's a wide-rangi…
Sponsored by Casper That's the song they play at the end - sung by Tony Bennett, whom Jay passed on the streets of New York the other day. Before they get to the moon, so to speak, Mona and Jay talk about North Korea, the Kavanaugh drama, and a hos…
Jay and Mona muse on the nature of guilt, the human condition, whether old people know anything about sex and violence, believing all women/condemning all men, and much more. Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode: https://ricoch…
Legal eagle Ed Whelan joins to talk Kavanaugh and its permutations. Jay and Mona then turn to Democrats beclowning themselves, Trump doing the same, armchair analysis of Lindsay Graham, an act of conscience at Google, and tennis stars losing it.  M…
Sponsored by Casper The Weekly Standard's Michael Warren shares thoughts on who wrote the NYT op-ed and other topics. Jay and Mona then turn to Alex Jones and Rubio, the Democrats who can't do civility, our overvaluation of the Supreme Court, and m…
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Podcast Details
Started
Sep 27th, 2016
Latest Episode
Apr 8th, 2019
Release Period
Weekly
No. of Episodes
125
Avg. Episode Length
About 1 hour

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