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On the Other Hand is a podcast hosted and produced by Wisconsin's favorite father son duo, the eccentric professor and the idealistic millenial, Kevin Bernhardt and Josh Bernhardt. We deep dive into discussions on politics and economics, examining issues that are present in our daily lives. Between a doctorate in economics and a youthful passion for politics, On the Other Hand provides a variety of thought-provoking perspectives on these important issues that shape our culture.

On the Other Hand is a podcast hosted and produced by Wisconsin's favorite father son duo, the eccentric professor and the idealistic millenial, Kevin Bernhardt and Josh Bernhardt. We deep dive into discussions on politics and economics, examining issues that are present in our daily lives. Between a doctorate in economics and a youthful passion for politics, On the Other Hand provides a variety of thought-provoking perspectives on these important issues that shape our culture.
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On the Other Hand is a podcast hosted and produced by Wisconsin's favorite father son duo, the eccentric professor and the idealistic millenial, Kevin Bernhardt and Josh Bernhardt. We deep dive into discussions on politics and economics, examining issues that are present in our daily lives. Between a doctorate in economics and a youthful passion for politics, On the Other Hand provides a variety of thought-provoking perspectives on these important issues that shape our culture.

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Episode 20: Free Speech Zones Or Private Media Platforms?

5/31/2018
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The guys are back for Episode 20 after a long break! They talk the NFL's new anthem policy, the ruling that it is unconstitutional for Donald Trump to block people from his Twitter, and have a long discussion about the idea of free speech zone vs. private platforms. Next, they discuss the stat that 44% of black voters feel that neither party represents them. Finally, they end with a discussion on the Trump religion and quotes of the week.

Duration:00:46:45

Episode 18: The Syrian Quagmire

4/29/2018
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In Episode 18, the guys focus on Syria and the recent chemical weapons attack by Assad on his own people. We spend a lot of time discussing Syria and our Middle Eastern foreign policy, and it is a difficult issue to tackle. Next we discuss the Omnibus Spending Bill and cover some key points mentioned there. Then we have Stat of the Week, This Time Is Different, Quote of the Week, and Swamp Monsters Segments.

Duration:00:56:41

Episode 17: Who Owns Your Data?

4/15/2018
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On this week's episode, the guys lead off with a discussion on mass data collection! Who owns your data? Does Google or Facebook own it? Do they own their own platforms? Should Facebook be a platform for free speech, or should they be allowed to choose what they want to be posted on their platform? These are all very difficult questions on a difficult topic, and we break it down on this episode. Next in Media Bias, we have a video by Deadspin of news anchors saying the exact same message...

Duration:00:40:35

Episode 16: Inclusion Gone Mad

3/23/2018
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In Episode 16, Josh is solo again and starts by talking about how the inclusion movement has gotten out of control. Next is a short discussion on the death penalty. Then in economics and politics, China is the centerpiece, with an in-depth discussion on Xi's takeover and the ramifications of that. Next up is new segment Unbiased Media, and the topic is the divergence in narrative on the principles our nation was built on. This week's Swamp Monsters is the return of Hillary Clinton! She is...

Duration:01:11:50

Episode 15: Tariffs, and We Get Serious

3/7/2018
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In this Episode, we talk about the new tariffs that the Trump administration has pushed. 20% higher prices on steel and 10% higher prices on aluminum are not as good as the media would make you believe. We end with a little bit of a heart to heart that begins with this question: what are you willing to die for? Make sure to download, subscribe, and leave a review on iTunes, Stitcher, TuneIn, and our podcast page ontheotherhandpodcast.libsyn.com!

Duration:00:47:47

Episode 14: Big Brother is Always Watching

3/1/2018
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In this week's show, the guys talk about Communist China and the measures that are being taken to control the people over there. They also talk about the 4th Amendment, and why it is important but has become difficult to define in this age of technology. Then they explain the Delta vs. Georgia Lt. Governeor conflict thoroughly, pointing out why you cannot trust the mainstream media stories. Finally, they have the return of Donald Trump's Tweet of the Week!

Duration:00:44:57

Episode 13: Here Comes Inflation

2/25/2018
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This week, the guys start with a discussion about the CPI numbers from January. CPI rose much faster than expected last month, which contributed partly to the correction in the stock market discussed on Episode 12. These numbers put the Fed in a bind - will they react to rising inflation, or sit and wait to see what happens before making any moves? Next, they talk about the Parkland shooting and some specific policies that could be implemented that could contribute to a safer society...

Duration:00:43:02

Episode 12: Budget or Spending Bill?

2/13/2018
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The guys are back together this week after a three week hiatus, and better than ever! They start by talking about the new budget (if you can call it that) that recently passed. Next, they discuss the DOW seeing an 1100 point drop last week. Next is a discussion on Chris Long donating his entire 2017 paycheck to charity, and a few examples of the way government has abused it's power. Finally, Swamp Monsters is back this week with Jimmy Kimmel and some ill advised comments he made.

Duration:00:59:16

10 Minutes of History: Teddy Roosevelt

2/11/2018
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Teddy Roosevelt shaped America's place on the global political stage, bringing it from an isolationist country to a major power player on the world stage. Tune in to hear more about his incredible accomplishments as an American diplomat on this week's 10 minutes of History!

Duration:00:08:04

Episode 11: The Government Shutdown is Our Fault

2/1/2018
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Josh is solo again for this episode, and begins by talking about the migrant crisis in Sweden. It is literally tearing the country pushing it apart and pushing it towards the brink of civil war. Next, the big topic this week is the government shutdown! Josh has an interesting take on it (see the title) but it's a great opportunity to examine our beliefs and what kind of government we want to live under. He ends with a few thoughts on the Women's March vs. the March for Life.

Duration:00:23:47

Episode 9: The Bigger the Government, the Smaller the Citizen

1/20/2018
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In today's show, titled after a quote by Dennis Prager, Josh starts by talking about Social Security and the problems that are plagueing that program. Next, he covers the FISA section 702 vote, and shows how these big government spying policies are in direct violation of our rights as American citizens and as humans. It is both scary and angering how far the abuse of civil liberties has been allowed to go. When we think of tyranny, we don't often think of America. This episode might change...

Duration:00:26:20

Episode 9: They Took Our Jobs!!!!

1/16/2018
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In Josh's first solo episode, he talks about the relative stagnation of wages for men and the decline in the labor force, as well as the changing job structure in America. Next he discusses swamp monster Bill De Blasio and the other NYC City Council members giving themselves outrageous rages (oon the taxpayer dime). Finally he ends with Donald Trump's Tweet of the Week!

Duration:00:25:44

Episode 8: The Year in Review

1/1/2018
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The guys review the major political events of 2017 in this first episode of the New Year! First they give their grades of the Trump administration in it's first year. Then, they play a new game called Good Trump, Bad Trump and analyze the major policy decisions that the President has made in his first year. Finally, they look at the most influential political events of 2017 and make a few predictions for impactful events of 2018. Happy New Year from our On the Other Hand family to all...

Duration:00:39:11

Episode 7: Socialism in a Petri Dish

12/29/2017
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Coming off a great Christmas holiday season, the guys open the show by discussing 7 ways that technological innovation helps save the planet. Next, they deep dive into Venezuela. Socialism in Venezuela has caused a massive economic collapse. People are dying in the streets from lack of medical care and food, yet it is still not considered "true socialism" by the progressives. Next, they talk about Israel and President Trump's decision to move the US Embassy to Jerusalem. Finally, they...

Duration:00:46:22

Episode 6: The Incentives Have to Change

12/21/2017
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In their return to behind the mic, the guys start the show by discussing anti-trust laws from a case in Italy involving ice cream. Next they talk about the Pentagon undergoing it's first ever audit, and their hopes that it won't be useless. The discussion leads into a question of incentives - the question is posed, what should the incentives of a politician be? Finally, they talk about a politician in Massechusetts who has turned to the dark side and used his powers for...

Duration:00:36:03

10 Minutes of History: The Internment of Japanese Americans

12/18/2017
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This week's 10 Minutes of History is about the internment of Japanese Americans following Pearl Harbor during WWII. This story often gets lost in the talk of WWII because of the gravity of other events, but I believe that it is worth telling and reminding everyone of the events that occured. It is not impossible that something similar could happen today, and for that reason we must keep this story alive.

Duration:00:07:02

10 Minutes of History: The Great Recession

12/10/2017
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This week's 10 Minutes of History is about the Great Recession. This has come up a lot in our show, and I thought it would be a good idea to give you guys a short overview of what actually happened in the recession. This one is more like 20 Minutes of History, but who's counting anyway?

Duration:00:11:08

Episode 5: Death, Taxes, Debt, and Cake

12/7/2017
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In Episode 5, the guys open by discussing the newly passed Senate tax bill and the nuances of that. Next they have a long discussion on monetary policy, the affects and possible outcomes of the current state of our economy, and analyze the debt. Then Josh gets heated over whether or not a baker should be forced to bake a wedding cake if he doesn't want to. They end the show with Donald Trump's Tweet of the Week!

Duration:00:31:03

10 Minutes of History: The First Thanksgiving

12/5/2017
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In the second edition of 10 Minutes of History, Josh talks about the First Thanksgiving. The story of the first Thanksgiving is often mistold, and this episode attempts to tell the real story.

Duration:00:07:33

Episode 4: The Fracturing of America

11/26/2017
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The guys are back from a long Thanksgiving break and begin episode 4 by discussing the first of the gubernatorial elections in Virginia and New Jersey. This leads to a discussion on the absence of good political discourse in America, and the fracturing in our society it is causing. This episode deep dives into the divide in our politics that leads to a divide in our society, and explores possible solutions to this problem.

Duration:00:34:38