Jim Geraghty of National Review and Greg Corombos of Radio America cover Amy McGrath’s campaign to unseat Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in Kentucky and hope that Democrats spend a lot of money on a candidate who has very little chance of winning. They also discuss the controversy brewing over Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta’s involvement in the plea deal with billionaire and alleged child sex trafficker and pedophile Jeffrey Epstein. And they debate Senator Joe Manchin’s threat to remove federal funding for the 2026 World Cup unless the members of the women’s national team are paid as much as the men.

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There are 4 comments.

  1. Joe D. Lincoln

    We pay the soccer players? In America? Why would anyone pay American soccer players? I mean seriously how profitable is American soccer?

    What federal funding are we providing for the 2026 world cup, and why are we providing it? However, I can only raise so much anger over the fact that we are financing another thing at the federal level that I wasn’t aware of when there are so many more egregious things we finance at the federal level.

    • #1
    • July 10, 2019, at 12:37 PM PDT
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  2. Arahant Member

    Joe D. (View Comment):

    We pay the soccer players? In America? Why would anyone pay American soccer players? I mean seriously how profitable is American soccer?

    What federal funding are we providing for the 2026 world cup, and why are we providing it? However, I can only raise so much anger over the fact that we are financing another thing at the federal level that I wasn’t aware of when there are so many more egregious things we finance at the federal level.

    Amen.

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    • July 10, 2019, at 4:38 PM PDT
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  3. Eustace C. Scrubb Member

    I agree with Manchin that money should be with held… To save soccer we must destroy it.

    • #3
    • July 11, 2019, at 3:45 AM PDT
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  4. Marley's Ghost Member

    Joe D. (View Comment):

    We pay the soccer players? In America? Why would anyone pay American soccer players? I mean seriously how profitable is American soccer?

    What federal funding are we providing for the 2026 world cup, and why are we providing it? However, I can only raise so much anger over the fact that we are financing another thing at the federal level that I wasn’t aware of when there are so many more egregious things we finance at the federal level.

    Double Amen!

    • #4
    • July 11, 2019, at 7:49 AM PDT
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