Showing posts with label Syria. Show all posts
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Sunday, October 23, 2016

Front Porch Political Talk Episode 84: Not About Politics

It was pretty clear from the news we discussed that the campaigns have nothing to do with the political issues facing the electorate. This was a good discussion with a number of points raised.

My apologies for the delays getting recent episodes posted.  I'm working on getting back to a more "regular" schedule.

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Sunday, October 16, 2016

Articles for Front Porch Political Talk #84: Not About Politics

I've come to the conclusion that while the results of the election will be pivotal in many ways, the campaigns themselves have nothing at all to do with politics. What we are seeing is a devolved narrative bent on personalities and prejudices. The articles for this epsidoe point this out in more ways than one. Articles for this episode:
Of course other things were going on this week, here are some other articles for your reading:
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Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Front Porch Political Talk Episode 81: Avenues of Attack

We got a bit derailed on a couple of conversations including one that wasn't on the agenda for the episode. As a result we ended up getting a bit testy with each other as well as with the stories but we'll settle down eventually. In a lot of ways it was a really good conversation.

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Sunday, September 25, 2016

Articles for Front Porch Political Talk #81: Avenues of Attack

Attacks can come in many different forms and from different angles. In this episode we are going to look at several examples of this. Articles for this episode:
Of course other things were going on this week, here are some other articles for your reading:
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Friday, January 22, 2016

Front Porch Political Talk Episode 51: Someone Thinks It's Okay

Late getting this episode to the site as well… the busy season at work is almost over and I apologize for the delays. Yes, the articles definitely pointed out things that someone thought were okay. I'm not sure that we agreed in all cases.

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Sunday, January 17, 2016

Articles for Front Porch Political Talk #51: Someone Thinks It's Okay

Most people, especially those in a positions of authority, rarely do anything without either approval or review. When they do, colleagues are often quick to endorse the decisions that are made regardless of consequence. In this episode we are looking at decisions that were made that someone thought were okay. Do we agree?

Articles for this episode:
No extra articles this week
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Front Porch Political Talk Episode 50: Does The System Work?

Late getting this show posted to the website but it was a fun one to make. I think it's safe to say we were in something of rare form on this topic.

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Sunday, January 10, 2016

Articles for Front Porch Political Talk #50: Does The System Work?

This may seem like a rather blunt question, but does the "system" still work? By that I refer to the bureaucracy, policies and implementation of documents that we use in America. In this episode we're going to look at a number of articles where people look at this question in different ways.

Articles for this episode:
No extra articles this week
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Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Front Porch Political Talk Episode 44: Difficult Conversation

Having had this conversation, or at least parts of it, I'm not entirely sure how I feel about the outcome. We talked about the pseudo-caliphate to a large degree but even after all of that I don't know that we came to any level of agreement on how it should be viewed.

As I said in the intro, there are some trigger warnings here. Maybe I should have heeded to them.

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Sunday, November 22, 2015

Articles for Front Porch Political Talk #44: Difficult Conversation

There has been some time to let the dust settle from the attacks last week and after watching the lunacy from several places I felt it was time to have a difficult conversation. These are things that need to be said, whether about the terrorist group itself or the responses that have been made to their actions.

This is not going to be an especially "kid friendly" episode, regardless of the rules on language that govern our show. The topics are hard to discuss but I feel this is the time to talk about them. I'll issue this warning again at the beginning of the recording.

Articles for this episode:
No "extra articles" this week, the main ones are deep enough.

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Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Front Porch Political Talk Episode 39: It's All in the Presentation

This episode was much more sedate than a few in the past, probably because of the weather and the day more than the topic. We definitely hit the target with the topic though and would love to hear listener comments on anything you think we missed!

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Sunday, October 18, 2015

Articles for Front Porch Political Talk #39: It's All in the Presentation

Sometimes it's not in what you say but how you say it. In this episode the articles are centered around not just the substance of what is being said but also the structure. We'll see how that impacts with reality.

Articles for this episode:
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Sunday, September 27, 2015

Front Porch Political Talk Episode 35: Where's This Bus Going?

This was a great time and we stayed on topic and theme.

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Sunday, September 20, 2015

Articles for Front Porch Political Talk #35: Where's This Bus Going?

Sometimes it can be very difficult for people to determine the expected result from news or actions. In this episode we are going to look at a group of articles that seem very straightforward but may not be.

Articles for this episode:
Some extra articles for this week. They either didn't fit the topic or weren't enough to make the list.
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Sunday, December 7, 2014

Episode 359: Getting Into the Holiday Spirit

We were so busy getting into the holiday spirit that I didn't realize the show didn't get posted to the site! Here's the episode link.

A quick hint for those that don't want to wait on me to get things posted, check out the audio feed directly on the Talkshoe site or even better yet, listen at Red State Talk Radio or Stitcher.com. Those sites are updated automatically.

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Saturday, November 29, 2014

Articles for Episode 359: Getting Into the Holiday Spirit

It's the beginning of the Christmas (or whatever holiday you prefer to celebrate, don't steal my thunder) Season and with that we are going to look at the insanity that is required or even expected. In this episode we're going to have a look at giving, taking and even some politics.

This is also the quasi-anniversary of the podcast! We are now rolling into our 8th season. There have been some bumps, some delays and a lot of growth over the years. Thank you to everyone for your continued support of this endeavor. Articles for this episode:
Here are a few other articles to discuss…
You can join the conversation every Sunday night at 8:30pm and now if you want to help suggest articles, comment or just chat you can join us on Twitter at @ECConservative. If you want to comment on any of the articles, please feel free to start a discussion here, or email them to conservativepodcast@gmail.com. Join us for the recording session, normally live at 8:30pm Eastern time by visitinghttp://www.talkshoe.com/tc/75570. You can also listen to our show and many other conservative podcasts at the Red State Talk Radio Network. If you want to listen to the podcast on your mobile phone, you can listen using Stitcher Radio.

Monday, September 1, 2014

Episode 347: Jumping the Shark

We managed to talk about jumping the shark without doing so ourselves (unless you count the madlibs, I don't). It was fun but if you're Obama-sensitive you might want to turn away. There are a lot of interesting nuggets, including mentioning of an NPR story about the EU's regulation on vacuum cleaners and Happy Days.

For those of you who missed the MadLib during the recording, here are the results:
A recent scary poll shows that the majority of people are terrified of public governing.  They would rather walk across burning jacobites or swim in goat-infested waters than give a speech in front of nuns.  This hearty fear can be overcome in five easy voters:
1. Organize all of your gym teachers on a piece of plank.
2. Remember to start your speech with a funny Senator.
3. When speaking, look your audience straight in the feet and speak in a strong and stupid voice.
4. Be simple.  Never use damaged words that are over the audiences eyes.
5. Always keep a pitcher of mercury next to you, in case your shin goes dry.

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Sunday, August 31, 2014

Articles for Episode 347: Jumping the Shark

The concept of Jumping the Shark is used when a production does something extraordinary in order to attract attention but instead signals its decline. The phrase came from the Happy Days episode in which Fonzie literally jumped a shark in a stunt.

These days, the term applies to almost anything and tonight we're going to look at politicians that have been doing an excellent job at it.

Articles for this episode:
Just a bit of extra reading for the week
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Saturday, April 5, 2014

Episode 327: They're Not Even Trying

This episode was a bit more sedate but no less informative and interesting.  We talked about some good examples of cronyism and chaos in the system being created only to serve the interests of those in power.

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Sunday, March 30, 2014

Articles for Episode 327: They're Not Even Trying

At this point you'd have to be either brainwashed or blind not to see that our elected and appointed officials are working the system. In this episode we look at several examples where the pandering is completely obvious.

Articles for this episode:
Just one extra article for this week.
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