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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

July 1, 2022 Show

7/1/2022
Hour 1 -- 4th of July barbecue will cost 36% MORE than one year ago; Renton Police have come to a conclusion about the deaths of a father and his two daughters in their apartment; A wild crime spree - caught on video - shows two teenagers ramming a King County Sheriff's Deputy's car just after shots were fired at another deputy // Tim Allen Said The New “Lightyear” Movie Has “Nothing To Do” With His Original Character // Armed Robber’s Siblings Angry that Clerk Who Shot Him Brought a Gun to...

Duration:01:53:50

June 30, 2022 Show

6/30/2022
Hour 1 -- Death toll rises to 53 migrants dead after truck found in San Antonio, 4 arrested; Bail set at $3M for man accused in fatal Tacoma shooting; Family of armed robber shot by clerk say the clerk shouldn't have been armed // Mystery as Canadian radio station plays Rage Against the Machine song nonstop // Gettysburg Address, Abraham Lincoln bust removed from Cornell library after ‘complaint’; Post-recall San Francisco school board rescinds vote to cover controversial Washington High...

Duration:01:48:42

GUEST: Todd Myers, Director, Center for the Environment, Washington Policy Center

6/30/2022
Governor Inslee says Supreme Court ruling in EPA v W. Virginia "kneecaps" ability to reduce CO2 emissions. Ironically, the WA Supreme Court made a similar ruling in 2020, finding that the WA Department of Ecology could not impose a statewide cap-and-trade system without legislative approval. GUEST Todd Myers joins Carlson to discuss

Duration:00:11:21

June 29, 2022 Show

6/29/2022
Hour 1 – John Carlson is back in the saddle! Radio Legend Mark Christopher talks about his recent trip to Washington D.C. and John talks about seeing a Bob Dylan concert in Bend, Oregon; Supreme Court rules for former coach in public school prayer case; Who is Cassidy Hutchinson, the former aide to Mark Meadows who testified at the January 6 hearings? // Krispy Kreme is giving out free doughnuts every day this week for July 4th — Big Mike tells you how to get one! // Bellevue resident...

Duration:01:44:45

GUEST: Mark Krikorian, Executive Director, Center for Immigration Studies

6/29/2022
At least 50 people found dead in abandoned 18-wheeler in San Antonio; Mark Krikorian, Executive Director, Center for Immigration Studies joins John to discuss the latest

Duration:00:13:37

Vandalism and assault at a Catholic church in Bellevue is now being investigated as a possible hate crime

6/29/2022
Vandalism and assault at a Catholic church in Bellevue is now being investigated as a possible hate crime. KOMO-4's Tammy Mutasa joins us with the details

Duration:00:11:18

GUEST: Steve Largent

6/29/2022
There's plenty of reaction to the U-S Supreme Court ruling that former Bremerton High School football coach Joe Kennedy was protected by the Constitution when he knelt and prayed after games on the field; GUEST: Steve Largent, Seattle Seahawks legend and former Congressman joins John to discuss the historic decision

Duration:00:12:13

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