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Promoting comity through civil political discussion and debate. Broadcast Fridays at 7pm EST on Valley Free Radio WXOJ-LP, 103.3FM. Streaming on Valleyfreeradio.org

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Promoting comity through civil political discussion and debate. Broadcast Fridays at 7pm EST on Valley Free Radio WXOJ-LP, 103.3FM. Streaming on Valleyfreeradio.org

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English


Episodes

Civil Politics (9/23/22): Election Spotlight (Governor's Council): Tara Jacobs

9/24/2022
Tonight we were able to talk to Tara Jacobs of North Adams who is running as a Democrat for the Governor's Council. Website: Tarajacobs.com Facebook: TaraJacobsGovernorsCouncil Insta: taragovernorscouncil2022 Twitter: TaraGovCouncil Email: tara@tarajacobs.com Phone: (413) 414-5678 Further Reading: What Is the Mass Governor's Council? - mass.gov/orgs/governors-council Tara Jacobs defies conventional political wisdom, stuns pundits with Governor’s Council primary win -...

Civil Politics (9/16/22): They're People, Not Pawns

9/17/2022
Further Reading: What are the ballot questions for the November election? - https://bit.ly/3xsfAev Planeloads of Venezuelan Migrants Arrive at Martha's Vineyard Airport - https://bit.ly/3LqcehJ Amherst, Northampton get calls that Texas is sending migrants to their communities; officials work to verify call, make a plan - https://bit.ly/3qIZRUu The Cruel Story Behind The 'Reverse Freedom Rides' - https://n.pr/3BiMnnq Migrants on Martha's Vineyard flight say they were told they were going...

Civil Politics (9/9/22): The Results Are In!

9/10/2022
Further reading: Obamas return to the White House for the unveiling of their official portraits - https://nbcnews.to/3xapZLr 2022 Massachusetts State Primary Election Results (WWLP): - https://bit.ly/3d0Hib7 Remember to Register to vote! Mass Residents should go to: https://www.sec.state.ma.us/ele/ For more Civil Politics visit our website, civilpoliticsradio.com and follow us on the socials! Facebook.com/civilpoliticsradio @CivilPoliticsFM Don't miss another episode - subscribe to...

Civil Politics (9/2/22): Election Spotlight: Hampshire County Sheriff: Caitlin Sepeda

9/2/2022
Our guest this episode is candidate for Hampshire County Sheriff, Caitlin Sepeda. She is a Certified Correctional Health Care Professional, working for Hampshire County Correctional for the past 10 years. Website: sepedaforsheriff.com Facebook: FB.com/SepedaForSheriff Insta: instagram.com/caitlinsepedaforsheriff Remember to Register to vote! Mass Residents should go to: https://www.sec.state.ma.us/ele/ For more Civil Politics visit our website, civilpoliticsradio.com and follow us on...

Civil Politics (8/26/22): Playing Catch Up

8/29/2022
Further Reading: Voters in Kansas decide to keep abortion legal in the state, rejecting an amendment - https://n.pr/3R4gRQo The 3 prongs of Liz Cheney's campaign against Trump — will they work? - https://n.pr/3AQDnXD Latest poll shows Abbott up 7 points over O’Rourke in governor’s race - https://bit.ly/3AoEwEb New York Primary Election Results - https://nyti.ms/3POSdBV Judge orders unsealing of redacted affidavit in Trump search - https://bit.ly/3wxbP6P What could the Inflation...

Civil Politics (8/19/22): Election Spotlight: Hampshire County Sheriff: Yvonne Gittelson

8/22/2022
Our guest this episode is candidate for Hampshire County Sheriff, Yvonne Gittelson. Currently she is the corrections program specialist in the Massachusetts Dept of Education. Site: https://yvonneforsheriff.com Email: info@yvonneforsheriff.com Phone: (413) 268-7373 ACLU – Know Your Sheriff – aclum.org/en/know-your-sheriff Remember to Register to vote! Mass Residents should go to: https://www.sec.state.ma.us/ele/ For more Civil Politics visit our website, civilpoliticsradio.com and...

Civil Politics (8/12/22): Election Spotlight: Hampshire County Sheriff: Patrick Cahillane

8/15/2022
Our guest this episode is current Hampshire County Sheriff, Patrick Cahillane. Sheriff Cahillane's Site: cahillaneforsheriff.com Email: PatrickJCahillane@Gmail.com Facebook: facebook.com/PatrickJCahillane Further Reading: ACLU - Know Your Sheriff - aclum.org/en/know-your-sheriff Info On MA Drug Courts - mass.gov/info-details/drug-courts Remember to Register to vote! Mass Residents should go to: https://www.sec.state.ma.us/ele/ For more Civil Politics visit our website,...

Civil Politics (8/05/22): Wait, They Actually Passed Something??

8/8/2022
Beginning Music: Glenn Gould - Goldberg Variation #5 Ending Music: Electronic - Getting Away With it (Instrumental) Remember to Register to vote! Mass Residents should go to: https://www.sec.state.ma.us/ele/ For more Civil Politics visit our website, civilpoliticsradio.com and follow us on the socials! Facebook.com/civilpoliticsradio @CivilPoliticsFM Don't miss another episode - subscribe to our podcast (iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, and more!) Support Civil Politics by donating to the...

Civil Politics (7/22/22): Running with the Hawleys of Pamplona

7/25/2022
Further Reading: Jan. 6th Committee Official Website - https://january6th.house.gov The Secret Service Texting Scandal Makes No Sense - https://bit.ly/3RP5Ymu Trump called Wisconsin Assembly Speaker to continue pressure on false election claims - https://bit.ly/3IXSXCX What the Garland memo really means for investigating Trump - https://wapo.st/3v67gzI Remember to Register to vote! Mass Residents should go to: https://www.sec.state.ma.us/ele/ For more Civil Politics visit our...

Civil Politics Supplemental (7/13/22): Symbolic Symbolism

7/13/2022
What are Medals of Freedom for? A conversation the panel had before recording this week's episode! President Biden Announces Recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom - https://bit.ly/3RgSdwG Remember to Register to vote! Mass Residents should go to: https://www.sec.state.ma.us/ele/ For more Civil Politics visit our website, civilpoliticsradio.com and follow us on the socials! Facebook.com/civilpoliticsradio @CivilPoliticsFM Don't miss another episode - subscribe to our podcast...

Civil Politics (7/8/22): Mental Teflon

7/11/2022
Further Reading: Highland Park shooting person of interest left online trail of violent imagery - https://nbcnews.to/3nK06x1 July 4 parade shooting suspect slipped past Illinois "red flag" safeguards - https://bit.ly/3yQVdZe Highland Park suspect's father could have some 'responsibility' in attack, police say - https://nbcnews.to/3ABpI76 Remember to Register to vote! Mass Residents should go to: https://www.sec.state.ma.us/ele/ For more Civil Politics visit our website,...

Duration:00:57:12

Civil Politics (7/1/22): Sick of Speeches

7/4/2022
Further Reading: Trump knew crowd at rally was armed yet demanded they be allowed to march - https://bit.ly/3AfQ9Pg Cassidy Hutchinson’s lawyer graduated from Alabama college, worked as Jeff Sessions chief of staff - https://bit.ly/3bHX2yz Five myths about presidential pardons - https://wapo.st/3bG0CcO How The Supreme Court Killed Roe v. Wade (LegalEagle) - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wOvvBWSBwU0 Critics assail Biden plan to nominate GOP abortion opponent to judgeship -...

Duration:00:58:33

Civil Politics (6/24/22): SCOTUS Decisions! ...whoopee...

6/27/2022
Supreme Court strikes down New York gun law restricting concealed carry in major Second Amendment case - https://cnb.cx/39RvtT5 Supreme Court rules out suing police for Miranda violations - https://nbcnews.to/3ygiIL9 HHS Secretary Becerra Invokes Defense Production Act for Third Time to Further Increase Production of Infant Formula for American Families - https://bit.ly/3NgB2rY US Supreme Court strikes down New York restriction on guns - https://bit.ly/3A0VB8B (added after recording full...

Duration:00:59:05

Civil Politics (6/17/22): Giving Some Slow Claps

6/20/2022
Further Reading: Select Committee to Investigate January 6th Website - https://january6th.house.gov Jan. 6 Panel Says Capitol Marcher Toured With G.O.P. Congressman - https://nyti.ms/3OmddQc Jan. 6 panel says Trump fleeced his base and 5 other takeaways from the 2nd hearing - https://n.pr/3O1Izfm 6 new things we learned from the first public Jan. 6 hearing - https://cbsn.ws/39vfnOR Judge offers scathing review of Michael Gableman's courtroom behavior, fines former justice $2,000 a day...

Duration:00:56:43

Civil Politics (6/10/22): Cavalcade of Butt Covering

6/13/2022
Further Reading: Abbott, FDA were warned about formula plant a year before recall - https://abcn.ws/3xgFu3T The Institutionalist Dianne Feinstein fought for gun control, civil rights, and abortion access for half a century. Where did it all go wrong? - https://bit.ly/3xpKCmu Peter Navarro laments his lack of funds to pay for lawyers - https://bayareane.ws/3Q7Tk1f House passes package of gun control bills in response to Buffalo and Uvalde shootings - https://cbsn.ws/3NGrffN LegalEagle on...

Duration:00:56:34

Civil Politics (6/3/22): Election Spotlight on Sec. of State: Rayla Campbell

6/6/2022
Rayla Campbell for Secretary of State: https://raylaforma.com Facebook: facebook.com/RaylaForMa Twitter: twitter.com/RaylaForMA GOP congressional hopeful Rayla Campbell sues state to appear on ballot against Ayanna Pressley (Boston Herald) - https://bit.ly/3NW5OXT Remember to Register to vote! Mass Residents should go to: https://www.sec.state.ma.us/ele/ For more Civil Politics visit our website, civilpoliticsradio.com and follow us on the socials! Facebook.com/civilpoliticsradio...

Duration:00:56:37

Civil Politics (5/27/22): Why Does This Keep Happening

5/30/2022
Further Reading: Historian Uncovers The Racist Roots Of The 2nd Amendment - https://n.pr/3wN6ngO What did police do at Texas school shooting? A timeline emerges. - https://wapo.st/38NYY7U What we know so far about the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas - https://n.pr/3lU9sFn Remember to Register to vote! Mass Residents should go to: https://www.sec.state.ma.us/ele/ For more Civil Politics visit our website, civilpoliticsradio.com and follow us on the socials!...

Duration:00:56:50

Civil Politics (5/20/22): Election Spotlight on Sec. of State: Tanisha Sullivan

5/23/2022
Tanisha Sullivan for Secretary of State: tanishasullivan.com Facebook: facebook.com/tanisha4ma Twitter: twitter.com/Tanisha4MA Instagram: instagram.com/tanisha4ma Appearance on The Daily Show: https://youtu.be/vltTwPpIANA Remember to Register to vote! Mass Residents should go to: https://www.sec.state.ma.us/ele/ For more Civil Politics visit our website, civilpoliticsradio.com and follow us on the socials! Facebook.com/civilpoliticsradio @CivilPoliticsFM Don't miss another episode -...

Duration:00:57:05

Civil Politics (5/13/22): Willfully Ignorant

5/16/2022
Further Reading: Friday the 13th - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Friday_the_13th Just Wait Until You See the Terrifying “Defacement” of Susan Collins’ Sidewalk by Pro-Choice Activists - https://bit.ly/3syraSC Supreme Court Strikes Down Abortion Clinic 'Buffer Zone' Law - https://n.pr/3MbWrmi Who is Kathy Barnette, and can Pa. figure it out before she wins the GOP Senate nod? - https://bit.ly/39hD38F A bill to codify abortion protections fails in the Senate - https://n.pr/3Mfq06C Just...

Duration:00:57:50

Civil Politics (5/6/22): The Tyranny of the Extreme Minority

5/8/2022
Further Reading: Threats To Democracy Are Growing Around the World — And The U.S. May Be One Of Them - https://n.pr/3LNaiz5 Supreme Court has voted to overturn abortion rights, draft opinion shows - https://politi.co/386JSKe Remember to Register to vote! Mass Residents should go to: https://www.sec.state.ma.us/ele/ For more Civil Politics visit our website, civilpoliticsradio.com and follow us on the socials! Facebook.com/civilpoliticsradio @CivilPoliticsFM Don't miss another episode -...

Duration:00:55:32