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Episode 232: The Angry, Democrat Mob / Religious Freedom Win in the UK

10/22/2018
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The angry Left has kicked the mob mentality up a few notches. The UK Supreme Court acknowledges that refusing to bake a cake on religious grounds is not a rejection of the customer, but of the message. Related posts:Episode 102: Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act Episode 202: Jack Phillips of Masterpiece Cakeshop vs Freedom of Conscience Episode 138: What the Defeat of the Georgia Religious Freedom Bill Means For the Country

Duration:00:09:37

Episode 231: Coveted Celebrity Endorsement / World Economic Tipping Point

10/15/2018
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One candidate gets a coveted celebrity endorsement, and the world economy passes a (good) tipping point. Related posts:Episode 53: Capitalism vs Aid, and the Rise (and Fall) of the Anti-War Movement Episode 104: Gravity Payments CEO Weighs In On the Minimum Wage Episode 62: What Liberalism Has and Will Do To Big Cities, Learning From Mistakes, and the Reason Poverty Plummeted

Duration:00:09:15

Episode 230: Thoughts on the Brett Kavanaugh Hearings

10/2/2018
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Thoughts on the Brett Kavanaugh Hearings Related posts:Episode 228: Why I Couldn’t Think Of What To Talk About Episode 149: Thoughts on the 2016 Democratic National Convention Episode 173: Franken v Gorsuch, and How the Left Views the Judiciary

Duration:00:16:32

Episode 229: Credit For the Economy / How a Young Man Grew Up

10/1/2018
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Who should get credit for the good economy? How did a Parkland shooting survivor mature? Related posts:Episode 206: Trump’s Economy; Do You Want the Good News or the Bad News First? Episode 18: Why I’m Voting for Mitt Romney (and Why You Should, Too): The Economy Episode 134: The “Gig Economy” Proves the Free Market, and Ravi Zacharias on Sexual Orientation vs Gender

Duration:00:08:55

Episode 228: Why I Couldn’t Think Of What To Talk About

9/17/2018
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I can usually figure out what I want to say pretty early in the week, but this week I just couldn't get excited about any particular topic. This time out, my thoughts on not having a topic. Related posts:Episode 218: Blacklisted by a Red Hen / ACLU Cools to Civil Liberties / SCOTUS Rules Against Coerced Speech Episode 230: Thoughts on the Brett Kavanaugh Hearings Episode 195: More Religious Tests / Bernie’s Medicare For All

Duration:00:09:49

Episode 227: Studies You May Not Have Heard About

9/10/2018
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This time out, I'm covering 2 studies, the results of which you probably have not heard about. (You'll understand why.) Related posts:Episode 210: Good News on School Shootings / Bad News on Women’s Safety Episode 192: The Transgender Suicide Epidemic Episode 109: On My 3rd Birthday, Considering a Liberal Utopia

Duration:00:09:33

Episode 226: US Cuts Carbon Emissions Without Paris / (Gender) Words Mean Things

9/3/2018
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The US cut CO2 emissions without needing to sign a piece of paper. With 70+ "genders", do those words mean anything anymore? Related posts:Episode 134: The “Gig Economy” Proves the Free Market, and Ravi Zacharias on Sexual Orientation vs Gender Episode 108: Jenner’s Gender; Genetics and Psychology Episode 181: Cuts to Sex-Ed in Schools, and A New Religious Test for Government Work

Duration:00:09:53

Episode 225: Idealism vs Reality

8/27/2018
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Idealism. It’s a good thing. We all need some. Whether about ourselves or our world, it’s a necessary part of our society. But is all idealism good, or can it be frustrating, even dangerous, if it's unrelated to reality. Related posts:Episode 83: “Name That Quote”, and Modifying Climate Reality Instead Of Models Episode 126: Civil Rights Act Updated, and the Tyshawn Lee Shooting Episode 109: On My 3rd Birthday, Considering a Liberal Utopia

Duration:00:10:03

Episode 224: Border Security / Being Skeptical of Scientists / UBI Fail

8/20/2018
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CBS covers border security concerns, why is the Right skeptical of science, and a universal basic income failure. Related posts:Episode 109: On My 3rd Birthday, Considering a Liberal Utopia Episode 187: Clooney Comes Back, and State Solvency Episode 220: Plastic Pollution / Minimum Wage Hurts the Disabled / Environmentalists vs the Planet

Duration:00:09:35

Episode 223: Evangelical Support for Trump / Venezuela Wakes Up / Poetry (Yes, Really)

8/13/2018
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Have Evangelicals "sold their souls" to Trump? And it sounds like Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro is finally waking up to the fact that socialism has destroyed his country. Related posts:Episode 122: Evolution Problems, and Venezuela Raises Its Minimum Wage (Again) Episode 117: A New Religious Test, the Cause of the Housing Market Crash, and Another Drive-by Graphic Episode 216: Jack Phillips Wins, Sort Of / A List of Trump Wins

Duration:00:07:51

Episode 222: A New Look at Flint / Proving Marijuana’s Health Benefits

7/30/2018
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A new look at the Flint water crisis, and proving marijuana's health benefits. Related posts:Episode 135: The Flint Blame Game, and Defending Caitlyn Jenner Episode 140: Reconsidering the Flint Water Crisis, and the College Cost Fairy Tale Episode 96: Extending Unemployment Benefits Extends Unemployment, and Presidential Memoranda

Duration:00:08:40

Episode 221: Uber-discrimination / Universal Basic Income / Trump’s Helsinki Presser

7/23/2018
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More discrimination against Republicans, Universal Basic Income, and Trump's Helsinki press conference.. Related posts:Episode 224: Border Security / Being Skeptical of Scientists / UBI Fail Episode 34: A Run on the Banks, Democrats Remember How To Create a Budget, and Slate Readers Learn of Media Bias Episode 137: Do Political Parties Matter for Local Issues?

Duration:00:09:30

Episode 220: Plastic Pollution / Minimum Wage Hurts the Disabled / Environmentalists vs the Planet

7/16/2018
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Who dumps the most plastic in the ocean? Who is being hurt by Ontario's minimum wage hike? Who takes better care of the environment; Global warming believers or skeptics? The answers may surprise you. Related posts:Episode 31: Raising the Minimum Wage Won’t Help Much, and Could Actually Make Things Worse Episode 35: Senator Suggests $22 per Hour Minimum Wage, Gun Permit Applications Are Up, and Democrats Against a Balanced Budget Episode 104: Gravity Payments CEO Weighs In On the Minimum Wage

Duration:00:09:17

Episode 219: The Power You Grab Will Be Used Against You

7/9/2018
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With the retirement of Supreme court Justice Anthony Kennedy, the Left in this country has been very downcast, and understandably so. But today I want to talk about 2 reasons why this should never have been the case. Related posts:Episode 112: The Supreme Court Decrees Same-Sex Marriage to be the Law of the Land Episode 47: A Look at the Supreme Court Rulings; Voting Rights Act, Defense of Marriage Act, and California’s Proposition 8 Episode 216: Jack Phillips Wins, Sort Of / A List of Trump...

Duration:00:10:04

Episode 218: Blacklisted by a Red Hen / ACLU Cools to Civil Liberties / SCOTUS Rules Against Coerced Speech

7/2/2018
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Blacklisted by a Red Hen / ACLU Cools to Civil Liberties / SCOTUS Rules Against Coerced Speech Related posts:Episode 113: Lessons From the Greek Tragedy, and the ACLU Not Cool With Civil Liberties Episode 73: The Freedom of Speech; Culturally and Legally Episode 196: Is There a Time and a Place for Free Speech?

Duration:00:09:23

Episode 217: Florida Fails / Track Meets / 4-year-old Calling the Shots

6/18/2018
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Florida stopped doing gun background checks for a year, kids in Connecticut are breaking track records, and 4-year-olds are in charge in a new movie. Related posts:Episode 172: The North Carolina Boycott 1 Year On and Transgender Accommodations Episode 227: Studies You May Not Have Heard About Episode 210: Good News on School Shootings / Bad News on Women’s Safety

Duration:00:09:43

Episode 216: Jack Phillips Wins, Sort Of / A List of Trump Wins

6/11/2018
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Jack Phillips wins at the Supreme Court, Trump releases 60 promises kept, and Bill Clinton is still playing victim. Related posts:Episode 202: Jack Phillips of Masterpiece Cakeshop vs Freedom of Conscience Episode 82: The Supreme Court “Hobby Lobby” Case Episode 138: What the Defeat of the Georgia Religious Freedom Bill Means For the Country

Duration:00:09:31

Episode 215: Why Socialism Fails / Why Unemployment Stats Are Misleading

6/4/2018
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This time out, I tackle a couple of "why" questions. These are things I've asserted in the past, but here are some of the reasons they are true. Related posts:Episode 96: Extending Unemployment Benefits Extends Unemployment, and Presidential Memoranda Episode 129: Racism in Oregon, and Democrat vs Socialist Episode 34: A Run on the Banks, Democrats Remember How To Create a Budget, and Slate Readers Learn of Media Bias

Duration:00:10:03

Episode 214: Freedom of Speech & Religion vs Freedom From Discrimination

5/28/2018
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A Manhattan court recently ruled that a bar could refuse to serve someone wearing a MAGA hat. I agree with that ruling. Why I agree, and the difference between freedom of speech and freedom from discrimination, is what I talk about this episode. Related posts:Episode 102: Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act Episode 202: Jack Phillips of Masterpiece Cakeshop vs Freedom of Conscience Episode 85: Religion, Politics, and Policy, at College and at the Mall

Duration:00:08:28

Episode 213: Alfie Evans Off Life Support / States Running Out of Money

4/30/2018
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Alfie Evans has lost his case against the British National Health "Service" and was given a death sentence. Also, states are running out of money because of 2 large line items in their budgets. Related posts:Episode 203: Playing Catch-up / Net Neutrality / Israel’s Capital / Alfie Evans / Russia Collusion Episode 79: A Human Rights Question, and More Money for the VA and Medicare Episode 14: Comparing Economic Plans in Real Life, and Dissolving the Federal Government

Duration:00:09:04