Showing posts with label Bush. Show all posts
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Saturday, March 14, 2015

Front Porch Political Talk Episode 9: Forcing Their Opinions

Another episode, another great conversation! We didn't agree on every issue and that's okay because we talked about the articles withot requiring everyone to be in lock-step. We spent a lot of time talking about Bitcoin and the regulation of that as well as how Planet Fitness might have caused some angst in its own customer base. Those weren't the only things on the agenda, so listen in to hear the whole show!

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Sunday, March 8, 2015

Articles for Front Porch Political Talk #9: Forcing Their Opinions

When looking at the news there are times when it's painfully obvious that agendas and opinions are being pushed. In this episode we are focusing on articles that show this in a number of different ways.

There has been an unexpected change for the podcast's presence in Second Life. We say goodbye to Sunset River as the home of the Republican Party of SL and hello to a consolidated location on Cheertopia. Outside of SL we are also finalizing the options for folks to subscribe using either Patreon or Joyride. Articles for this episode:
Other articles that could have been included in the list tonight but didn't make the cut due to time constraints:
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Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Episode 346: Teachable Moments

We're a little late on posting the episode this week. No mad libs but a lot of fun talking about the teachable moments that appeared in articles from the past month or so.

I'll be posting the words for next week's Mad Lib on Wednesday or Thursday. You can be a part of the show by adding your words! The more we get the more interesting the results can be!

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Sunday, August 24, 2014

Articles for Episode 346: Teachable Moments

In this episode we're going to focus on some teachable moments that have come up in the past few months. We're going back over a long period of time with these articles but they're still relevant today! No mad lib this week. Yes, some are disappointed but there were some personal items that prevented the proper execution of it this week.

Articles for this episode:
Just a bit of extra reading for the week
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Monday, November 18, 2013

Episode 308: Reassuring Words

Quite a trip down the metaphysical path tonight. We spent a lot of time talking about the Atheist megachurch and referencing the article about the athiest chaplain story from the past. We also discussed the statements made by John Kerry about the truthfulness of the President and related it to the fact that polls are now showing the American public disagree, at least where the Affordable Care Act is concerned.

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Sunday, November 17, 2013

Articles for Episode 308: Reassuring Words

There are times when we just need to hear some reassuring words. They are rare these days and when present are hard to interpret. Looking at the article list we've got stories that might be reassuring for some people more than others.

Articles for this episode:
Just a few other articles to add for reading this week.
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Monday, July 1, 2013

Episode 288: Considering the Details

After an appearance from Captain Obvious, we had a good discussion about the articles in the show notes. There's a correction that I need to make, thanks to Ken, regarding the Bono story. Apparently the U2 front man has always been a supporter of Bush when it comes to Africa and a vocal critic of Bush in many other areas. Besides that, there's a lot more to hear.

We didn't make it to all the stories this week.  Actually, we only managed to get to a few, and many of them were stark examples of how the system as a whole has changed for the worse.

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Sunday, June 30, 2013

Articles for Episode 288: Considering the Details

The joys of summer, frayed nerves, tears and yells, accusations and rebuttals. Then there's the political scene! As parents we have to consider the details before taking action in the daily activities in our homes. It should be no different when we look at the news from the week and the politics involved. In this episode we'll be looking in to the details (the reported ones at least) around a myriad of issues and sharing our thoughts on them.

Articles for this episode:
Quite a few articles hit our Twitter feed that

Monday, July 25, 2011

Episode 189: More Polls, More Candidates

There was a bit of post-production work that had to be put in to releasing this episode.  For those that were with us during the recording session, thank you for your patience and you'll note that not much actually got cut out in the edit.  Quite a fun show with a reference to a line from "Squonk the Apprentice" as released by EscapePod.

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We also released news about an event in October being put on by our friends at Conservatives On the Move PAC!  Ken and I will be attending this event and podcasting for as much of it as we can.  There is the originally scheduled talk with Col. Oliver North as well as a scheduled GOP Presidential Candidate debate.  We will be releasing more information as it comes available.


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Sunday, July 24, 2011

Articles for Episode 189: More Polls, More Candidates

In this episode we are going to talk about a few more of the growing collection of GOP Presidential candidates and look at some of the things they are saying. Join us for the conversation every Sunday night at 8:30pm Eastern or listen any time. You can subscribe to the podcast or use the Blubrry player on the right to stream shows through your browser.

Here are the articles for this episode:

Every week we collect a large number of articles. In the past I've simply linked to the ones that we plan to use for the show. From now on, I'll include them in a section I like to call, "what caught our eye." Here are the articles that didn't make the show.
If you want to comment on any of the articles we've linked to, please feel free!  You can either email comments to conservativepodcast@gmail.com or post them as a comment to this post (or the actual episode).   Thanks for listening!

    Wednesday, January 5, 2011

    Episode 160: Forward and Back

    It's a new year but that doesn't mean the politics has changed much! Sure, there is going to be a Republican majority in the House but that does not mean things aren't still getting pushed by Reid and Obama. With a nod to the past year, we look forward at new stories and situations.

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    It took some time to get this episode online and I thank everyone for their patience! We are in the process of looking at new mixing solutions since I had to load a different operating system on my machine. Need to find a VoIP (SIP) friendly mixer for Linux at this point.

    Articles for this episode:

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    Monday, December 20, 2010

    Episode 158: And Miles To Go

    Taking the title from a Robert Frost poem, it appears that Congress is not wasting a minute of their lame duck session before the "holiday" break. We've got quite a few things to discuss."

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    We had a good show this weekend, including what turned out to be a dodged bullet from a call-in and several refrences to popcorn... mmm, popcorn! There were many questions asked about how the repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" would actually be implemented, including how Article 125 of the UCMJ would be impacted, what it would mean for fraternization rules and uniform design.

    The holiday season is upon us! Get work done from anywhere there is an internet connection. Collaborate online today using GoToMetting by Citrix! For a 45 day free trial simply visit GoToMeeting.com and enter the promo code Podcast.

    Articles for this episode:

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    Thursday, September 17, 2009

    Episode 94: Talking about 9/11

    In tonight's show we have a lot of different topics to cover but we can not leave out 9/11. we'll be touching on the 9/12 Tea Party rally, the speeches and some things that have happened since that day that, "the world stopped turning." The show runs a bit long tonight, sorry - there were things that we had to cover. Here are some of the articles:
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    Sunday, January 25, 2009

    I Hope the Policies of Obama Fail

    I Hope the Policies of Obama Fail

    Why are people shocked when Rush Limbaugh says he hopes Obama Fails? I don't think that there's a single conservative out there that misunderstood what he said in the transcript... turn about is fair play. The left did not give any quarter to President Bush when he took office and tried to be bipartisan. They shook his hand while they stabbed him in the back. Now, with the Obama administration in power and the Pelosi/Reid Congress behind it, the policies they are going to push will bring America the closest it has been to socialism since the Great Depression! They want to keep our country in a deficit and nationalize everything from medical insurance to banking and commerce. These are policies that I, as a conservative, can not stand for. These are the policies of Obama that I hope fail.

    Friday, January 16, 2009

    Move to Repeal 22nd Ammendment Nothing New

    When I read the headline "Move To Repeal Presidential Term Limits Started" I started to get really upset. As noted in the Hot Air Blog post "Hope and Change: Move to repeal presidential term limits started" Jose Serrano (D-NY) has drafted legislation to begin the process of repealing the 22nd Amendment (term limits for those not keeping track). I was ready to start screaming at the top of my virtual lungs about how badly this guy needs to focus on the needs of his constituents and put down the kool-aid... then I read the historical post that the on The Carpetbagger Report, it seems that this move is something that happens about every election cycle. It's been tried in 2003 with hopes that Clinton would run again and it was tried in 1986 by Reagan supporters. So why does it calm me down that it's been tried in the past and failed? Well, when it comes to changing the Constitution, one legislator isn't going to make a dent. The process of changing the founding document is so complex that it would take quite some time to get something pushed through. In this case, it just doesn't appear to have the steam that it needs.

    Monday, January 12, 2009

    Episode 59: ... and Taxes

    A fun show this evening with a few folks joining the show! Tonight we wanted to talk about taxes and problems with the tax system as it is today. What spurred this conversation was a report released by the CBO that said, "everyone pays taxes when you figure in Social Security and Medicare withholding." (Hat Tip: Greg Mankiw's Blog)

     Well, I invited Matt Myers of Myers Accounting and Canalside Financial who provided us with two examples of generic client data where the individuals not only did not pay any tax, they actually received back more than they paid in... including the FICA taxes! I'll link to those numbers when he sends them to me. We had a few other callers on the show as well, Hanover from Second Life brought up some good questions about how all of this ties in with the Fair Tax movement.

    Also, Ron Skytower, host of the Conservative Matters podcast called in to give an example of how the system favored him. After the CBO report, the conversation turned to a simple question. Why do Liberals think that tax cuts don't work. The latest example of their pro-tax stance can be found in a Working Life blog entry entitled "Tax Cuts Aren't The Answer" (you may want to have a sickness bag next to you before you read it). From an official perspective, Pelosi doesn't think they did any good, and has urged Obama to repeal instead of letting them expire in 2010. I think the key problem with their point of view can be summed up in this statement from the Working Life post:
    "You would think that was the obvious lesson from the past failed 25-year experiment of choking our governing power."

    Here's a hint: In America, Governments are supposed to serve their constituents, not have power over them!

    Finally, and with about 2 minutes left in the show, we had to at least mention the fact that California may have to issue IOU's instead checks for tax returns, grant payments and payments to contractors and vendors. Ken and I thought it reminded us of the 1995/6 federal shutdown until Hanover informed us that banks in California are required to treat those IOU's as state issued checks. Looks like California found a new way to bail themselves out if the Feds don't come through!

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    Sunday, June 15, 2008

    EPISODE 30: Supreme Suit Attempts Drive-in Jamming

    Whew, managed to get the show finished without Ken blowing a blood vessel! We had some touchy subjects that had to be discussed, including some strange commercials and stranger practices. First off, we talked about some of the things that happened for each of our Father's Day - including Ken's relaxing day and my own day that included me preaching at my church (the sermon is posted at Sermon Practice). Other issues discussed:
    • Meet the Growler: Ken and I lamented on the loss of the aircraft we worked on together in the Navy, the EA-6B prowler, the need to the new bird and some of the good and bad decisions made.
    • Drive in church: A well-meaning Methodist is broadcasting to cars. I think it's an interesting outreach concept, Ken thinks it's nutty.
    • Kucinich's Impeachment attempt: A certified nut, Dennis has decided that he wants to charge Bush on everything from the war to Global Warming to the responses on Katrina. He never gives up!
    • Problem Gambler's Sue Casinos: Ken was floored by the fact that the Province of Ontario runs the casinos, I thought the people bringing the bill have merit, not because the state should be held liable for their gambling problem but because the state was not enforcing the law.
    • Supreme Court gives detainees Habeas Corpus: Ken almost lost his top on this one. I repeated the valid points that I had heard made by those who were in favor of this action.
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    Thursday, January 17, 2008

    Episode Nine: Hoyt Hears Wegmans but Florida doesn't hear from Allstate

    Getting better with the sounds and it's time to give the primaries a rest! Not to worry, though, there's plenty going on to talk about!

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    You know it's bad when the show has to boo the New York State Assembly, but that's where things start and it's downhill from there! We didn't get to our teaser from last week so we'll talk about it next week!

    Show Notes:


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    Friday, January 11, 2008

    Episode Eight: Illegal Tiger Lynching Hides the Polls

    Hey! It's a brand new episode and some of the sounds are back! Please bear with us as we work to perfect the sound board and other situations. It's another week during the primaries and we have to talk about that.

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    Things are going strong, Ken's weather is "back to normal" and he's back outside. Hatton is busy fussing with sound clips. We might just get this show sounding decent soon! We wandered topics a bit at the end of the show, as happens quite a lot on our phone calls. Enjoy!

    Show Notes:


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    Thursday, November 29, 2007

    Episode Two: Of Stadiums and Sudaneese, Politics Gaughn Awry

    After a break for the Thanksgiving holiday, we're back with Episode 2!

    First of all, my extreme apologies for the poor sound quality on my end. I got a new laptop with Vista and did not have a chance to test my audio before recording. I will have it taken care of for the next episode!

    Secondly, if you want to call in to a recording session you are invited to join us! You can go to our Talk Cast page to see the status of the show. From there you can listen in, join in using your computer or call in to 724-444-7444. When prompted for a TalkCast ID enter 75570. You will be asked to create or enter a TalkShoe PIN as well, that is up to you.

    We were going to talk about the Republican YouTube (joke of a) Debate but Rush Limbaugh spent his whole show on that. I wanted to talk about the ads that the State of New York is running to promote welfare programs but Sandy Beach did that. Here's where things ended up:

    Show Notes:



    Again, apoloies for the poor audio quality and we look forward to your comments!

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