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News anchor, producer, author, and private investigator Randy Wyles shares thoughts and opinions on stories he's covered, people he's met, maybe a book or two that he's enjoyed - or even some he's written. He'll also bring on the occasional guest as he relaxes during the best part of the day - enjoying a cigar on the deck.

News anchor, producer, author, and private investigator Randy Wyles shares thoughts and opinions on stories he's covered, people he's met, maybe a book or two that he's enjoyed - or even some he's written. He'll also bring on the occasional guest as he relaxes during the best part of the day - enjoying a cigar on the deck.
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News anchor, producer, author, and private investigator Randy Wyles shares thoughts and opinions on stories he's covered, people he's met, maybe a book or two that he's enjoyed - or even some he's written. He'll also bring on the occasional guest as he relaxes during the best part of the day - enjoying a cigar on the deck.

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English


Episodes

EP030: Mexican Extradition

8/12/2019
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Following the despicable act of domestic terrorism by a 21-year-old white supremacist in a Wal-Mart in El Paso, Randy has a few thoughts on the controversial response to the tragedy by the Mexican government.

Duration:00:08:13

EP029: Healthcare

8/5/2019
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After being admitted to the hospital for the first time since early childhood, Randy experiences firsthand what the "Un-Affordable" Care Act has done to improve the healthcare industry.... or not.

Duration:00:10:23

EP028: Man on the Moon

7/19/2019
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50 years ago this week, American astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin helped humankind reach a new milestone, taking their first steps on the Moon. Randy discusses some interesting facts about the mission, as well as some thoughts and inside information shared with him personally by a few of the famous moon walkers he's had the pleasure of meeting.

Duration:00:09:26

EP027: Ross Perot

7/12/2019
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Following the passing of Texas billionaire and former presidential candidate Ross Perot, Randy discusses just what set this great man apart from other politicians and how his life and legacy ultimately impacted American history. You can get a shout-out and a free A Cigar on the Deck pen by subscribing to A Cigar on the Deck on your favorite podcast app and sending me an email with your mailing address at aCigarOnTheDeck@gmail.com!

Duration:00:13:30

EP026: Independence and Ice Cream

7/5/2019
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When it comes to celebration, ice cream and libations are two American favorites... but what happens when you put the two together? In this exclusive interview, Frank and Lori O'Brien give Randy the inside scoop on their ice cream pub, Daddy O'Briens!

Duration:00:20:56

EP025: Jack Ryan: The Next Generation

6/28/2019
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Mike Maden has successfully carried on Tom Clancy's legacy with his New York Times bestselling novels. Following the release of his latest title in the Jack Ryan, Jr. series, Randy talks to Maden about his background, journey and inspiration for the continuation of Clancy's techno-thriller franchise. A special shout-out goes to our new subscribers and super expensive 35¢ pen recipients: Mike in Cumming, GA, Connie in Suwanee, GA and Bud in Bradford, PA! You can get a shout-out and a free...

Duration:00:16:14

Let Me Show My Appreciation!

6/25/2019
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Want to hear me give you a personal shout out in the next episode? Want a free A Cigar on the Deck pen? Subscribe to A Cigar on the Deck on your favorite podcast app, then email me at acigaronthedeck@gmail.com for a personal shout out in the next episode and a free pen! Here are the links to A Cigar on the Deck on some popular podcast apps: Spotify Apple Podcasts TuneIn Stitcher Podbean

Duration:00:01:59

EP024: A Conversation with the Real Indiana Jones

6/15/2019
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Randy has an in-depth conversation with Destination Truth & Expedition Unknown producer and host Josh Gates about his inspiration to become an explorer. Josh gives some behind-the-scenes information about the real adventures he experiences and talks about his passion to energize people about modern exploration.

Duration:00:19:23

EP023: The Hobby of Disparaging the Great Society

6/6/2019
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Why has it become such a common hobby in America to look down upon our own culture, the very birthplace of the Great Society? In this heated episode, Randy challenges the people who disparage America at every turn, yet take advantage of all its resources without thought or appreciation.

Duration:00:11:14

EP022: Things That Don't Matter

5/24/2019
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While our forefathers were worried about protecting our freedom, so many people today spend their time worrying and complaining about things that don't matter. Randy gives his two-cents about uninformed and apathetic Americans who are concerned about the wrong things. A special shout-out goes to our new subscribers and super expensive 35c pen recipients: Steve in Metro Atlanta and Greg in Dahlonega, GA! You can get a shout-out and a free pen too by subscribing to A Cigar on the Deck on your...

Duration:00:10:07

EP021: The Wilted Run for the Roses

5/10/2019
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Randy is absolutely infuriated by what he calls the worst travesty he's seen in a long time, in sheer disbelief something like this could happen in America today. For the first time ever in Kentucky Derby history, the horse that won the race was controversially disqualified just before the roses were presented. Join Randy today as he shares his passionate view on this ludicrous incident.

Duration:00:09:53

Special Offer For Subscribers!

5/8/2019
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Want to hear me give you a personal shout out in the next episode? Want a free A Cigar on the Deck pen? Subscribe to A Cigar on the Deck on your favorite podcast app, then email me at acigaronthedeck@gmail.com for a personal shout out in the next episode and a free pen! Here are the links to A Cigar on the Deck on some popular podcast apps: Spotify Apple Podcasts TuneIn Stitcher Podbean

Duration:00:01:59

EP020: Letting the Fox Guard the Chicken Coop

5/2/2019
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What would liberals do to steal votes? Around 20 million illegal aliens straining and scamming America's infrastructure and convicted killers and rapists sitting in prison: these are the prey and puppets of the pandering leftists. Randy talks about how liberals use their empty promises and propaganda to weasel their way into power.

Duration:00:09:54

EP019: The Fairness Doctrine

4/20/2019
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Isn't it funny how liberal America's obsession with "fairness" isn't very fair at all? Randy shares a example of an experience he had years ago, exposing the impractical and unrealistic standards held by the liberal government and how they cause more harm than help for everyone involved.

Duration:00:08:36

EP018: East Lake: Where Bobby Learned to Play

4/13/2019
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With professional golf a major subject this week, Randy shares an interview with Linton C. Hopkins, author of East Lake: Where Bobby Learned to Play. The book tells the story of one of the most legendary golfers of all time—Atlanta's own Bobby Jones. Jones was the founder of the Augusta National Golf Club and the co-founder of the Masters Golf Tournament—but it's the incredible history behind this talented golfer that is so inspiring.

Duration:00:16:06

EP017: Six Weeks

4/6/2019
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Randy's been thinking about an issue a lot lately, and it has his conservative values, logic, and compassion for others running headlong into each other. Weighing in on one of the most controversial present-day subjects, Randy shares his thoughts on Georgia's recent passing of the 'heartbeat bill' which prohibits an abortion after the doctor can hear a heartbeat from the unborn child—usually around six weeks.

Duration:00:11:20

EP016: Running the Roads

3/30/2019
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Remember the day you got that glorious permit to freedom—your driver's license? Randy remembers his own liberating experience vividly. In this nostalgic episode, he shares his own memories of the milestone and the lessons he learned from this new-found responsibility.

Duration:00:11:17

EP015: The 'Subtlety of Satan' Among Liberals

3/22/2019
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Are liberals pushing their agenda even when we have our guard down? From bilingual signs at voting locations to the big difference between 'Healthcare' vs 'Health Insurance' that liberals DON'T want you to know about — it's liberal subtlety at every turn that's the problem.

Duration:00:11:01

EP014: Would You Like a Little Cheese With That Whine?

3/15/2019
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Ever had coworkers who do nothing but whine and complain but don't even attempt to find a solution to their problems? Randy talks about workplace whiners and how they can change their situation instead of sabotaging their own happiness as well as the morale and productivity of those around them.

Duration:00:07:21

EP013: 'Ghosting' That's More Like a 'Haunting'

3/9/2019
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Have you ever experienced 'ghosting'? When does it cross the line into "haunting"? Randy talks about the current phenomenon of cowardly 'friends' being triggered into withdrawing from your life because of your political views... except to show up when they can conveniently insult your opinion and values.

Duration:00:07:58