Category Archives: Education

Principles and Policies Podcast For Saturday 7/13/2019- Red Card For The US Women’s Soccer Team

Principles and Policies Podcast For Saturday 7/13/2019- Barry Sheets and Chuck Michaelis issue a red card to members of the US women’s soccer team then discuss Christian worldview issues.

Principles and Policies Podcast For Saturday 3/2/2019- A Look At Michael Cohen’s Testimony, And Congressional Follies

Principles and Policies Podcast For Saturday 3/2/2019- Barry Sheets and Chuck Michaelis  examine Michael Cohen’s congressional testimony and explain how federal prosecutions work to coerce witnesses to create false impressions, if not suborn perjury. We also discuss the strange things happening in the majority in the US House of Representatives.

Lynne Patton’s appearance at Michael Cohen’s hearing and what it means

Nancy Pelosi can’t keep the disparate wings of her legislative caucus together

Principles and Policies Podcast For Saturday 2/23/2019- Education, Taxes, Bonds, And Abortions

Principles and Policies Podcast For Saturday 2/23/2019- Barry Sheets and Chuck Michaelis talk education, taxes (specifically gas taxes), wasteful government spending, and potential outcomes regarding state and municipal loans.

Principles and Policies Podcast For Saturday 8/18/2018- Like Chaos? Then You’ll Love Society As It Loses Its Ability To Think Critically And Cuts Loose From Its Biblical Mooring

Principles and Policies Podcast For Saturday 8/18/2018- Barry Sheets and Chuck Michaelis explain why things seem to be more and more insane in modern society. With a growing lack of critical thinking ability and a lack of a moral compass we’re really not surprised.

Principles and Policies Podcast For Saturday 2/24/2018- Relationships Under Construction

Principles and Policies Podcast For Saturday 2/24/2018- Barry Sheets and Chuck Michaelis interview Catherine Wood of Relationships Under Construction about the very difficult job they do very, very well in public schools. We also discuss the upcoming Relationships Under Construction banquet.

Relationships Under Construction

Bringing America Back To Life

Principles and Policies Podcast For Saturday 10/7/2017- Cultural Arrogance, Tragedy, And Hope

Principles and Policies Podcast For Saturday 10/7/2017- Barry Sheets and Chuck Michaelis talk about Columbus Day and some of the nonsense surrounding the current trend to belittle and denigrate everyone involved in the settlement and founding of the United States based on some of their, admittedly, imperfect views of many things. We also discuss the concept of evil from a biblical perspective and the consequences of not grasping the concept from that perspective. The Las Vegas massacre is a case in point.

Article links- Speaking ill of Hugh Hefner

Principles and Policies Podcast For Saturday 6/10/2017- Welcome To The Jungle

Principles and Policies Podcast For Saturday 6/10/2017- Barry Sheets and Chuck Michaelis discuss creating a handy guide to understanding the times and actually have to work to understand what some of the terms in the guide mean. We analyze what is wrong with modern education including church education and what it is leading to. This leads to an interesting sidebar discussion on William Shakespeare and who he was.

Article links- Social Justice mobs emulate “A Clockwork Orange” at Evergreen State University in Washington state

Kathy Griffin piles on herself with an embarrassing press conference

 

Principles and Policies Podcast For Saturday 4/29/2017- Touching The 3rd Rail With Cyndy Rees

Our Principles and Policies radio show for Saturday April 29, 2017. Barry Sheets and Chuck Michaelis interview Cyndy Rees of 3rd Rail Politics (www.3rdrailpolitics.com). Common Core, charter schools and lots and lots more.

Principles and Policies Podcast For Saturday 2/18/2017- Why History Is Better Than Fiction And Why Nobody Believes What They Read In Newspapers Anymore

Our Principles and Policies radio show for Saturday February 18, 2017. Barry Sheets and Chuck Michaelis talk about reading history over fiction and why history is better. We also do an important exercise in critically analyzing the written word in the form of a newspaper article on economics. We also deconstruct a laughably bad story from the Washington Post about Jeff Sessions, voter ID, and “voter suppression”

USA Today online article chock full of logical blind alleys

The Washington Post assures us that it has “run the numbers” on voter fraud despite there being little or no comprehensive data

Principles and Policies Podcast For Saturday 11/21/2015- The Coming War Over Worldview

Our Principles and Policies radio show for Saturday November 21, 2015. Barry Sheets and Chuck Michaelis discuss the fact that 2016 is shaping up to look a lot like 1968 in many ways, especially racial and electoral politics. And we tie the Bible back to the way we should view our world and live the whole of our lives because of it, including our view of public law and policy.