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Episode 206: Trump’s Economy; Do You Want the Good News or the Bad News First?

2/19/2018
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I've got 2 stories this episode about the economy; one good and one bad. Both are directly related to what Trump and the Republicans are doing. Related posts:Episode 18: Why I’m Voting for Mitt Romney (and Why You Should, Too): The Economy Episode 184: Reconsidering Stevie Wonder, San Bernardino, and Seattle Episode 141: We Can’t Pay Off Our Debt, Not With All the Money in the Country

Duration:00:08:50

Episode 205: Taking Offense For Those Who Aren’t Offended; Bye to Chief Wahoo

2/12/2018
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The Cleveland Indians are getting rid of their logo, Chief Wahoo. But polling of Native Americans suggests they're not all that worried about it. Related posts:Episode 143: UK NHS SOS, and the Washington Redskins (Non-)Controversy Episode 75: Bill Clinton, Voter ID, Cliven Bundy, the BLM, and What Ties Them All Together Episode 114: Legal Discrimination, Black Votes Matter, and France Surrenders

Duration:00:09:26

Episode 204: Abortion in 2018; You Are Not Alone

2/5/2018
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My thoughts on the abortion issue in 2018, with regard the March For Life. Related posts:Episode 151: Abortion; Why the Supreme Court (and a Vote Against Democrats) Matters Episode 37: The Boston Blame Game, and the Media Ignore Gosnell’s Little Abortion Shop of Horrors Episode 95: The State of the State of the Union Address, Extreme Circumstances for Abortion, and How Harvard Hates Its Own Health Care

Duration:00:08:00

Episode 203: Playing Catch-up / Net Neutrality / Israel’s Capital / Alfie Evans / Russia Collusion

1/29/2018
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It's been a few months, but I'm back. And it's good to be back. So, anything happen while I was gone? Related posts:Episode 101: Net Neutrality and Why the FCC Rules Don’t Create It Episode 70: For the Ukraine, From Russia, With Love Episode 156: Thoughts on a Debate, Part 2

Duration:00:09:20

Going on Hiatus

12/4/2017
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An explanation of why I'm going on hiatus for a time. Related posts:Sorry For the Delay Very Nice Review for “Consider This!” New YouTube Channel!

Duration:00:01:43

Episode 202: Jack Phillips of Masterpiece Cakeshop vs Freedom of Conscience

11/27/2017
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May a dress designer refuse to do business with Melania Trump? May a baker refuse to create a cake with a racist message? May that same baker also refuse to create a cake celebrating a same-sex marriage? The answers, in the liberal culture of the day, are inconsistent. Related posts:Episode 138: What the Defeat of the Georgia Religious Freedom Bill Means For the Country Episode 102: Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act Episode 76: Brendan and the Benhams; The Intolerant “Tolerance...

Duration:00:10:02

Episode 201: The Sutherland Springs Shooting – Was it Terrorism?

11/20/2017
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The church shooting in Texas; was it terrorism, what failed, and where we go from here. That's the topic this episode. We keep coming to these questions after mass shootings, but this particular one has some stark answers. Related posts:Episode 127: The Consequences of Painting With a Broad Brush; the Colorado Springs Shooting Episode 128: Equal Rights and Special Rights, and the San Bernardino Shooting Episode 197: Can You Legislate Away Evil? The Las Vegas Shooting

Duration:00:09:57

Episode 200: Interview With DJ McGuire on Switching Parties / Listener Feedback

10/30/2017
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It's here; episode 200! I have an interview with D. J. McGuire, who has moved from being a conservative Republican to a conservative Democrat. Plus listener feedback. Related posts:Episode 20: When Government Reneges, Passing on Our Debt, and Caring For “The Least of These” Episode 136: Interview with Erick Erickson, Author of “You Will Be Made to Care” Episode 195: More Religious Tests / Bernie’s Medicare For All

Duration:00:56:22

Episode 199: Harvey Weinstein / UK’s Medical Crisis

10/23/2017
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Hollywood was shaken up with allegations of the sexual harassment of Harvey Weinstein. And wait times for health care in the UK hit 9-year highs. Related posts:Episode 7: Voter ID, Canadian Health Care, and Bankrupt Cities Episode 140: Reconsidering the Flint Water Crisis, and the College Cost Fairy Tale Episode 43: The Boy Scouts Policy Change, and the ObamaCare ID Card

Duration:00:07:31

Episode 198: Pass The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act

10/16/2017
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The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act is supported by 74% of Americans, and 77% of women. It needs to pass the Senate. Related posts:Episode 95: The State of the State of the Union Address, Extreme Circumstances for Abortion, and How Harvard Hates Its Own Health Care Episode 13: The Life of the Mother, and Normalizing Pedophilia Episode 151: Abortion; Why the Supreme Court (and a Vote Against Democrats) Matters

Duration:00:09:10

Episode 197: Can You Legislate Away Evil? The Las Vegas Shooting

10/9/2017
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Gun homicides are going down. Maybe there's a moral component to the Las Vegas shooting that so many people would rather ignore. Related posts:Episode 128: Equal Rights and Special Rights, and the San Bernardino Shooting Episode 127: The Consequences of Painting With a Broad Brush; the Colorado Springs Shooting Episode 26: An Effective, Time-Tested Solution to School Shootings

Duration:00:09:48

Episode 196: Is There a Time and a Place for Free Speech?

10/2/2017
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Can the way you express yourself wind up being counter-productive to your reason for speaking? Related posts:Episode 176: Paying No Federal Taxes, Bastions of “Free Speech”, and Normalizing Euthanasia Episode 73: The Freedom of Speech; Culturally and Legally Episode 15: Decoding DC, Romney’s Taxes, and Some Speech is More Free Than Others

Duration:00:10:04

Episode 195: More Religious Tests / Bernie’s Medicare For All

9/18/2017
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More examples of Democrats applying a religious test to nominees, and why Berne's "Medicare for all" idea is a bad idea. Related posts:Episode 79: A Human Rights Question, and More Money for the VA and Medicare Episode 181: Cuts to Sex-Ed in Schools, and A New Religious Test for Government Work Episode 78: A Unique Lawsuit Against ObamaCare, and the Source of the VA’s Troubles

Duration:00:09:22

Episode 193: What Are You Thinking, Really?

9/4/2017
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I’ve been noticing a particular debate tactic lately that, once used, allows the user to claim victory based on nothing other than their claim. Related posts:Episode 126: Civil Rights Act Updated, and the Tyshawn Lee Shooting Episode 188: Berkeley Disinvites a Surprising Speaker Episode 99: Call It “Islamic Extremism”, and Collegian Scott Walker

Duration:00:09:35

Episode 192: The Transgender Suicide Epidemic

8/28/2017
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If there was a group of people whose suicide rate was 10 times that of the population in general, what would you do about it? Related posts:Episode 153: What Activists (and the Media That Cover Them) Get Wrong About Human Sexuality Episode 108: Jenner’s Gender; Genetics and Psychology Episode 191: Charlottesville / Eliminating Downs Syndrome / The Right to Serve

Duration:00:09:32

Episode 191: Charlottesville / Eliminating Downs Syndrome / The Right to Serve

8/21/2017
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The Nazis are restless, eliminating Downs Syndrome (literally), and the "right" to serve in the military. Related posts:Episode 139: The North Carolina “Bathroom Bill”, and Paying Your Fair Share Episode 115: Listener Feedback on the Confederate Flag and Businesses Deciding Who They’ll Serve Episode 177: The March for “Settled Science”, and Repeal and Rename of ObamaCare

Duration:00:09:00

Episode 190: How Subverting the Free Market Brings Us Corporate Behemoths

8/14/2017
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My feedback to the Congressional Dish podcast, regarding how the government has subverted the free market and brought us behemoths like AT&T. Related posts:Episode 123: A Win For the Free Market, and a (Sort Of) Win For Religious Freedom Episode 134: The “Gig Economy” Proves the Free Market, and Ravi Zacharias on Sexual Orientation vs Gender Episode 50: ObamaCare Proponents Want Exemptions, Capitalism Saving Detroit, and Judge Mandates Same-Sex Marriage in Ohio

Duration:00:10:03

Episode 188: Berkeley Disinvites a Surprising Speaker

7/31/2017
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Berkeley, the home of the Free Speech movement in the 1960s, has been censoring conservative voices of late. But their latest "deplatforming" is someone who you'd never think in a million years would be the target of their ire. Related posts:Episide 102: Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act Episode 82: The Supreme Court “Hobby Lobby” Case Episode 85: Religion, Politics, and Policy, at College and at the Mall

Duration:00:09:31

Episode 187: Clooney Comes Back, and State Solvency

7/24/2017
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Which states, run by which political parties, are better off financially? Well, if you're a regular listener to this podcast, you won't be surprised. Related posts:Episode 81: Seeing What Works and What Doesn’t – State Economies, Gun Control, and Health Care Episode 95: The State of the State of the Union Address, Extreme Circumstances for Abortion, and How Harvard Hates Its Own Health Care Episode 158: ObamaCare Bails Out Iteself

Duration:00:09:30

Episode 186: Death by Socialized Medicine: Charlie Gard vs the NHS

7/17/2017
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Just a few months old, Charlie Gard has a very rare medical condition that there is no known cure for, so doctors in the UK have said that Charlie must die. Related posts:Episode 79: A Human Rights Question, and More Money for the VA and Medicare Episode 78: A Unique Lawsuit Against ObamaCare, and the Source of the VA’s Troubles Episode 98: The More of ObamaCare We Get, the Less We Like It

Duration:00:10:03

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