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Principles and Policies Podcast For Saturday 4/2/2016- What The Primary Numbers Really Mean

Our Principles and Policies radio show for Saturday April 2, 2016. Barry Sheets and Chuck Michaelis parse the primary election results. To be sure we draw some very different conclusions than most other analysts.

Posted in General.


Principles and Policies Podcast For Saturday 3/19/2016- Of Primary Importance

Our Principles and Policies radio show for Saturday March 19, 2016. Barry Sheets and Chuck Michaelis analyze the recently completed Ohio election primary and sort out what some of the results mean (notwithstanding what the main stream media says they mean).

Posted in General.


Principles and Policies Podcast For Saturday 3/5/2016- Crystal Ball Gazing On The Republican Convention

Our Principles and Policies radio show for Saturday March 5, 2016. Barry Sheets and Chuck Michaelis begin to look down the road to the July Republican convention. We begin to count the corpses of the dead presidential campaigns and attempt to do quick post-mortems on the remains.

Article links- Mitt Romney says “Knowing what I know now…”

 

Posted in Biblical Worldview, Commentary, Constitution, Podcast, The Vote.


Principles and Policies Podcast For Saturday 2/27/2016- Look! Up In The Sky! It’s A Bird! It’s A Plane! It’s The Hindenburg! No! It’s Super Tuesday!

Our Principles and Policies radio show for Saturday February 27, 2016. Barry Sheets and Chuck Michaelis do our best to analyze the upcoming Super Tuesday presidential primary elections.

 

Article links- Breitbart Livewire election updates

The Federalist’s quick update on the Republican presidential update

 

Posted in Biblical Worldview, Commentary, Constitution, Podcast, The Vote.


Principles and Policies Podcast For Saturday 2/20/2016- Antonin Scalia And His Legacy

Our Principles and Policies radio show for Saturday February 20, 2016. Barry Sheets and Chuck Michaelis discuss the judicial philosophy of late associate Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia. We also discuss the possible impacts of his sudden death.

Article links- Wikipedia attempts to tackle the philosophy of “Originalism” and, surprisingly, does a good job.

Senators Grassley and McConnell say that Democrats shouldn’t rob Republicans of the privilege of replacing Scalia

Harry Reid vows that Obama will name Scalia replacement in a few weeks

Ted Cruz will filibuster any attempt to confirm an Obama Supreme Court nominee to replace Scalia

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Posted in Biblical Worldview, Commentary, Constitution, Federal Legislation, Judicial Activism, Podcast, Public Policy Principles News, Public Policy Radar, The Vote.


Principles and Policies Podcast For Saturday 2/13/2016- What Else? Election Campaign Tactics Analysis

Our Principles and Policies radio show for Saturday February 13, 2016. Barry Sheets and Chuck Michaelis begin by discussing the upcoming Relationships Under Construction banquet and the organization behind the banquet. We also discuss bills that would serve to de-fund Planned Parenthood and it’s (literal) “chop shop” human spare parts operation. We analyze the Ohio legislature’s political gymnastics designed to give John Kasich “plausible deniability” on this pending legislation to make him more attractive to the political left.

Article links- Planned Parenthood slashes John Kasich despite his efforts to run interference for them

New Hampshire Democrat tells John Kasich “If I weren’t a Democrat I would vote for you.”

John Kasich claims (and none believes) that he isn’t “establishment”

Presidential candidate Vermin Supreme explains his economic agenda. It makes more sense than many of the other candidates.

Posted in Biblical Worldview, Commentary, Critical Thinking, Ohio Legislation, Podcast, Public Policy Principles News, Public Policy Radar, State Legislation, The Church, The Vote.


Principles and Policies Podcast For Saturday 1/30/2016- Kill The Messenger! Planned Parenthood, Political Surrogates, and Abortion As A Political Football

Our Principles and Policies radio show for Saturday January 30, 2016. Barry Sheets and Chuck Michaelis exchange views on the recent Texas indictment of the Center for Medical Progress by a grand jury (while the same grand jury IGNORED clear violation of Texas law regarding sale of human spare parts) at the behest of a supposedly “pro-life” prosecutor. We also delve into the Ohio legislature as they worked a political sleight-of-hand to run cover for John Kasich’s attempt to sell himself in New Hampshire as a moderate but in South Carolina as a “conservative.”

Article links- Look who’s cheering the jailing of investigative journalists

An explanation of why the Texas indictment of the Center for Moral Progress is more political then a matter of law

The Ohio legislature’s shameful political logrolling to support John Kasich while babies are murdered and their parts are sold

Posted in Biblical Worldview, Commentary, Critical Thinking, Life Issues, Ohio Legislation, Podcast, Public Policy Principles News, Public Policy Radar, The Vote.


Principles and Policies Podcast For Saturday 1/23/2016- Planned Parenthood, The Courts, And Presidential Politics

Our Principles and Policies radio show for Saturday January 23, 2016. Barry Sheets and Chuck Michaelis consider attempts to fully defund Planned Parenthood and the powers of federal courts, both Constitutional and usurped. We also discuss what is going on in the race for president and the current state of the “conservative movement” in the face of populism.

Article links- Rush Limbaugh says populism is rapidly overtaking “conservatism” as the driving force of many voters

John Kasich crowns himself the “Prince of Light and Hope;” conservatives cringe

Bernie Sanders’ campaign manager says “Vote John Kasich If You Want A Democrat Who Will Accept The Republican Congress”

Rand Paul says Trump is “like Gollum” (in behavior not physical resemblance)

Recent study shows that way too many people think Judge Judy is a Supreme Court justice

Not surprisingly, John Kasich appeals to liberal independent voters in New Hampshire

 

Posted in Biblical Worldview, Commentary, Constitution, Critical Thinking, Judicial Activism, Life Issues, Podcast, Public Policy Principles News, Public Policy Radar, The Vote.


Principles and Policies Podcast For Saturday 1/16/2016- The State Of The Union-Real And Fantasy

Our Principles and Policies radio show for Saturday January 16, 2016. Barry Sheets and Chuck Michaelis dissect the President Obama’s State of the Union address to Congress. We discuss what he said, what he meant and what the REAL state of the union is. We also discuss “conservative” New York Times columnist’s article hit piece on Ted Cruz that even leftist Mediaite had to say “wait a minute here” when analyzing it. This leads to a discussion of definitions.

Article links – Breitbart outlines the top ten lies in the State of the Union address

David Brooks accuses Ted Cruz of “murdering Jesus

Mediaite analyzes David Brooks rant

Jeb Bush attempts to hijack the definition of “conservatism”

 

Posted in Apologetics, Biblical Worldview, Commentary, Critical Thinking, Economics, Executive Usurpation, Federal Legislation, Podcast, Public Policy Principles News, Public Policy Radar, The Vote.


Principles and Policies Podcast For Saturday 1/9/2016- New Year, Same Old Same Old

Our Principles and Policies radio show for Saturday January 9, 2016. Barry Sheets and Chuck Michaelis converse on what looks new but really isn’t. Topics include new House Speaker Paul Ryan, the Constitution, “universal” health care, positive vs negative law, the “Obamacare Repeal” dog-and-pony-show and the concomitant “designed to fail” Planned Parenthood de-funding section. We also explain the REAL constitutional tools available to Congress that they steadfastly refuse to use.

Posted in Biblical Worldview, Commentary, Constitution, Critical Thinking, Executive Usurpation, Federal Legislation, Podcast, Public Policy Principles News, Public Policy Radar, The Vote.