Episode 139: Welcome Back!
In this welcome back episode, Tyrell and Daphne catch up on life, politics, and recent events. They begin the episode by discussing life over the past six weeks (01:23). The hosts then turn their attention to politics (16:20), including their thoughts on Kamala Harris and her DNC speech (16:40), whether Biden should seek a second term if he wins (26:11), Michelle Obama’s call to action (28:40), potential issues with voting by mail (31:10), and their takes on the Republican National Convention (34:11). Ty and Daphne then have a conversation about the Jacob Blake police shooting (44:26) as well as Kyle Rittenhouse and escalating violence at protests (55:10). Next, they discuss the public reaction to ongoing police violence and the state of our nation (1:03:17), a recent TN law to stifle protests (1:13:02), and the truth about Trump’s payroll tax holiday (1:14:52). Ty and Daphne close the episode by discussing Chadwick Boseman’s passing and legacy (1:19:00) and Lovecraft Country (1:31:36).
Biden Promises 'Light' After Trump's 'Darkness': 7 Takeaways From The DNC - https://www.npr.org/2020/08/21/904502053/biden-promises-light-after-trump-s-darkness-7-takeaways-from-the-dnc
Trump pardons Alice Johnson - https://www.cnn.com/2020/08/28/politics/donald-trump-alice-johnson-pardon/index.html
Trump grants pardon to activist Jon Ponder ahead of convention appearance - https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/513662-trump-grants-pardon-to-activist-jon-ponder-ahead-of-convention
Participants at Trump's White House Citizenship Ceremony Didn't Know It Would Air During RNC - https://people.com/politics/white-house-citizenship-ceremony-participants-didnt-know-rnc/
Trump promised a payroll tax holiday — but so far it’s all just talk - https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2020/08/27/trump-payroll-tax-holiday/
Here's what the payroll tax deferral action means for you - https://www.cnn.com/2020/08/29/economy/trump-treasury-new-guidance-tax-holiday/index.html
Fact check: Jacob Blake did not 'brandish' knife, get gun before Kenosha police shooting - https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/factcheck/2020/08/28/fact-check-jacob-blake-didnt-brandish-knife-kenosha-shooting/5653800002/
Obama counsels NBA players on forming a social justice committee - https://thehill.com/homenews/news/514240-obama-encouraged-nba-players-to-return-to-the-court-after-walkouts
'Our Voices Were Heard': Inside the 48 Hours That Brought Back the 2020 NBA Playoffs -https://www.si.com/nba/2020/08/29/players-owners-agreement-successful-protest
Kenosha shooting suspect faces more homicide charges - https://www.cnn.com/2020/08/27/us/kenosha-wisconsin-shooting-suspect/index.html
Who Is Kyle Rittenhouse and What Happened in the Kenosha Shootings? - https://www.wsj.com/articles/who-is-kyle-rittenhouse-and-what-happened-in-the-kenosha-shootings-11598653456