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John Carlson is synonymous with Washington State Politics. Simply put, he is THE conservative voice in Seattle. John gives his unique perspective on local and national politics, news of the day and he isn’t afraid to call it like he sees it.

John Carlson is synonymous with Washington State Politics. Simply put, he is THE conservative voice in Seattle. John gives his unique perspective on local and national politics, news of the day and he isn’t afraid to call it like he sees it.

Location:

Seattle, WA

Description:

John Carlson is synonymous with Washington State Politics. Simply put, he is THE conservative voice in Seattle. John gives his unique perspective on local and national politics, news of the day and he isn’t afraid to call it like he sees it.

Twitter:

@KVIseattle

Language:

English

Contact:

206-404-3114


Episodes

June 28, 2022 show (Guest host: Kirby Wilbur)

6/28/2022

Duration:01:50:55

46 bodies found in truck carrying migrants in San Antonio

6/28/2022
Anna Giaritelli, Homeland Security Reporter for the Washington Examiner joins Kirby with the latest update out of San Antonio: Mexico’s foreign minister says the death count from the San Antonio tractor trailer incident stands at 50 people (up overnight from 46): 22 Mexicans, 7 Guatemalans, 2 Hondurans. The other migrants have yet to be identified.

Duration:00:11:08

KVI interview: attorney for football coach Joe Kennedy

6/27/2022
Just minutes after being notified of his legal victory in the U.S. Supreme Court, attorney Hiram Sasser speaks to KVI host Kirby Wilbur about the legal victory for former Bremerton High School football coach, Joe Kennedy, regarding a post-game mid-field prayer with players. Hiram Sasser tells KVI about winning this morning's US Supreme Court case, Sasser says Kennedy hopes he'll get a chance to coach football again at a school this fall after winning in the High Court, Sasser praises the...

Duration:00:08:17

June 27, 2022 show (Guest host: Kirby Wilbur)

6/27/2022
Hour 1 -- Kirby Wilbur in for John Carlson: waiting this morning on possible US Supreme Court verdict for former Bremerton HS football coach (Joe Kennedy) praying after games with players, Kirby's perspective on the Constitution and the US Supreme Court, how the Mississippi abortion clinic's appeal of the Dobbs case ended up reversing Roe V. Wade, how the news media have distorted the Dobbs ruling, Seattle Mariner dugout-clearing brawl turns into a decidedly unique story about an M's fan...

Duration:01:55:25

June 24, 2022 Show

6/24/2022
Hour 1 -- Historic week for the Supreme Court // Senate Passes Bipartisan Gun Bill Funding Red-Flag Laws, Mental Health Programs // Black Bear dies in East Tennessee after getting trapped in a car; No, 7-Eleven isn't charging $7.11 for gas, even if the internet says so // Minnesota Democrats call for $1,000 rebate checks but Republicans want permanent tax cuts // GUEST: Lars Larson Hour 2 -- It's the worst "dad joke" of the week; Peter Doocy Hammers Jean-Pierre On Admin’s Efforts To Lower...

Duration:01:52:52

June 23, 2022 Show

6/23/2022
Hour 1 -- Seattle police will not be marching in Seattle Pride Parade // Chateau Ste. Michelle moves white wine production, considers Woodinville property sale // REPLAY: Kellyanna Brooking // GUEST: Lars Larson Hour 2 -- Politico Reporter Says Congressional Democrats Told Her Jan. 6 Is Not a ‘Top Tier’ Issue: ‘Nobody Gives a Bleep’ // Iconic Elephant Car Wash sign to be considered for landmark status and Inslee won’t seek temporary suspension of state gas tax, despite Biden's call to do so...

Duration:01:52:24

GUEST: Kirby Wilbur

6/23/2022
Texas is Washington in reverse, but the recent Texas GOP convention left us with questions, so our guest KIRBY WILBUR stops by to make sense of it all! Kirby will be substitute hosting for John Carlson Monday and Tuesday next week, June 27th & 28th

Duration:00:12:49

June 22, 2022 Show

6/22/2022
Hour 1 -- Biden will call on Congress to pause gas tax for 3 months // Despite a fabricated screenshot circulating online, The Atlantic hasn't published an article with a headline describing President Joe Biden's bike fall as "heroism." // Why Democrats are paying for ads supporting Republican primary candidates // GUEST: Lars Larson - Bipartisan Gun Bill Clears Initial Vote in Senate Hour 2 -- Supreme Court says Maine cannot exclude religious schools from tuition assistance programs, but...

Duration:01:50:02

INTERVIEW: Kellyanna Brooking

6/22/2022
Why young people are - and aren't - getting involved in politics? Our guest, Kellyanna Brooking joins us to discuss that and more, including the challenges of being at 14 year old conservative in Seattle!

Duration:00:14:16

The Three Things the SCOTUS Ruling on School Choice Means For Washington

6/22/2022
The Supreme Court says Maine cannot exclude religious schools from tuition assistance programs, but what does this for us here is Washington? Vice President for Research at Washington Policy Center, Paul Guppy joins us to discuss!

Duration:00:14:06

June 21, 2022 Show

6/21/2022
Hour 1 -- Triple shooting in Everett: Suspect sought after 2 slain, third man injured during attack // New 'Yellowstone' Spin-off Renamed '1923' as Focus Shifts to Prohibition Era // REPLAY: Dr. Raul Garcia explains why he wouldn’t give the covid vaccine to tiny tots // It’s the return of Lars Larson as the world swimming body effectively bans transgender women from women's events Hour 2 -- Hillary Clinton's flip flop on transgender issues: From 'highest priority' to 'should not be a...

Duration:01:40:15

June 20, 2022 Show

6/20/2022
Hour 1 -- It’s Juneteenth and everything is closed for the holiday // Long waits at SeaTac Airport // The new Toy Story spin-off movie, “Lightyear” disappoints at the box office and Carlson explains why, plus we discuss the success of Top Gun: Maverick // A Parkland father wrestled with a would-be carjacker this morning to protect his young daughter in the backseat. Hour 2 -- Gov. Inslee, state Dems call on Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler to resign // Washington Post's Taylor Lorenz...

Duration:01:44:46

What "supply side economics" can teach us about Biden Inflation woes

6/17/2022
Economist Steve Moore and KVI's John Carlson discuss the week's seismic financial and economic news. Moore delivers a perfect explanation of why 'supply side' economists and economic theory is the remedy to Pres. Biden's current supply-chain problems and inflation.

Duration:00:13:19

June 17, 2022 show

6/17/2022
Hour 1 -- two tragic drowning deaths this week for river rafters on Nooksack River in Whatcom County, what we're learning about driver on Pac. Hwy South in Kent was doing right before police opened fire killing him, a driver in Massachusetts plows car into store selling Trump shirts and paraphernalia, a compare and contrast on how Tacoma and Seattle businesses are reacting to property damage and public safety problems connected to repeat criminal offenders, KVI's Lars Larson examines the...

Duration:01:51:17

'Woke' politics for one King County Prosecutor candidate

6/16/2022
After the first debate involving two candidates for King County Prosecutor, KVI's John Carlson discovers that 'woke' social justice politics and 'restorative justice' will be a deciding issue for voters in November when they cast their ballots to replacing current prosecutor, Dan Satterberg.

Duration:00:11:25

Kitsap County ruling jeopardizes 7 years of DUI cases

6/16/2022
A technicality about blood alcohol content (BAC) measurement on breathalyzer units will render such data inadmissible in court following a ruling by a four-judge panel in Kitsap County, Washington. KVI's John Carlson interviews Fox 13 reporter, Matt Markovich, about the ruling that will invalidate 7 years worth of DUI cases in Kitsap County and how it will eventually torpedo cases all across Washington that involved the Drager breathalyzer units. The judges ruled that the hand-held BAC...

Duration:00:13:42

June 16, 2022 show

6/16/2022
Hour 1 -- The Fed raising interest rates 3/4 of a point is the biggest jump in 30 years, Starbucks hints they might close in-store bathrooms all together due to users who abuse the current access policy, after six years a significant unsanctioned homeless camp is finally getting swept in West Seattle, Seattle Police discover a DV suspect hiding a handgun in a cereal box, two candidates for King County Prosecutor show their stark differences between reality and 'woke' catch phrases in a new...

Duration:01:53:38

11 new WA initiatives filed to hold Olympia lawmakers accountable

6/15/2022
The conservative group Let's Go Washington (www.letsgoWA.com) is unveiling 11 new initiatives to the Legislature on a variety of issues including when police can pursue criminal suspects, Gov. Inslee's emergency COVID powers, a plan to cut the state sales tax, a $250,000 property tax exemption and bolstering voter integrity on mail-in ballots. The group's spokesman, Brian Heywood, joins KVI's John Carlson to explain some of the initiatives and how voters can join the campaign on some of...

Duration:00:12:46

Biden gaffe: calls Japanese woman Karen Nagasaki

6/15/2022
Pres. Joe Biden mistakenly called a Japanese civil rights leader Karen Nagasaki but her actual name is Karen Narasaki. KVI's John Carlson listens to the moment POTUS conflates his White House guest's name with one of the two WWII atomic bombings in Japan.

Duration:00:01:29

June 15, 2022 show

6/15/2022
Hour 1 -- Carlson's Legendary Lyrics contest gives you a chance to win 2 tickets to The Beach Boys concert on Sept. 5th at The WA State Fair in Puyallup, 10 new WA initiatives debut to curb sales tax and Gov. Inslee emergency COVID powers among other hotly contested political issues, 27 Congressional Democrats--including one from WA--show their priorities by voting against added security for US Supreme Court justices, a Republican female candidate (Mayra Flores) wins a Texas special election...

Duration:01:45:57