Category Archives: Taxation

Principles and Policies Podcast For Saturday 1/27/2018- A New “McCarthy Era?”

Principles and Policies Podcast For Saturday 1/27/2018- Barry Sheets and Chuck Michaelis discuss the emergence of a new era of “witch-hunting” in the form of requiring candidates for office to reveal membership in certain “taxpayer rights” organization for purposes of appointing school board members to fill a vacant seat. We also talk about the debacle of a “send-off party” for a Republican legislative staffer in which legislators and other party regulars demonstrated why politics and alcohol don’t mix well in gatherings. We finish up with why much of the current rash of societal problems can be tied to a loss of Christian worldview.

Article links- Neo-McCarthyism in local school board politics

Ohio legislators prove that they are tone-deaf regarding the appropriate behavior towards women

 

Principles and Policies Podcast For Saturday 1/6/2018- What’s Ahead Based On What’s Behind

Principles and Policies Podcast For Saturday 1/6/2018- Barry Sheets and Chuck Michaelis predict what will happen in 2018 based on what happened in 2017 and before.

Principles and Policies Podcast For Saturday 12/23/2017- Handing Out Presents- Who Got Gifts And Who Got Sticks And Coal?

Principles and Policies Podcast For Saturday 12/23/2017- Barry Sheets and Chuck Michaelis hand out presents to the good and sticks and coal to the bad.

Principles and Policies Podcast For Saturday 7/1/2017- Ohio Budget Disaster, Ohio Health Buffoonery, And Another Special Election Disaster For Democrats

Principles and Policies Podcast For Saturday 7/1/2017- Barry Sheets and Chuck Michaelis analyze the Ohio legislature’s sudden reckoning with the budget that they created by giving a tax and spend RINO governor everything he wanted so he could be elected president and get them all Washington DC appointments. We discuss the Kansas budget issue and work to debunk the socialist argument that lower taxes caused the problem. We also discuss the Ohio Department of Health and their complete disconnect from reality in ignoring the homosexual community and the inherent danger of doing what they do while encouraging them to stop smoking…huh?

Article links- Dissolve Illinois?

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 4/22/2017- Electoral Economics In One Easy Lesson

Our Principles and Policies radio show for Saturday April 22, 2017. Barry Sheets and Chuck Michaelis analyze the current state of the Ohio economy and how that will affect the attempts by Governor John Kasich to run for either Senate or President in 2020.

Principles and Policies Podcast For Saturday 4/8/2017- Relationships Under Construction Banquet Report And Report On A Committee Hearing on An Article V Convention Call

Our Principles and Policies radio show for Saturday April 8, 2017. There were some audio issues with this broadcast. Barry Sheets and Chuck Michaelis begin by recapping the Relationships Under Construction banquet and go into a discussion of Ohio’s attempt (yet again) to get the legislature to call for a new constitutional convention. We also discuss the attempt to repeal and “replace” Obamacare (the ACA).

Article links- Relationships Under Construction

Lawrence Lessig blog

Principles and Policies Podcast For Saturday 3/18/2017- Et Tu, Brute? And How That Relates To The Media/Democrat Party Playbook Failure

Our Principles and Policies radio show for Saturday March 18, 2017. Barry Sheets and Chuck Michaelis analyze the Ides of March and how it relates to media self-immolation as it attempts to fire-bomb President Trump

Article links- Rachel Maddow puts her head in the lion’s mouth only to have it close its jaws

Disgraced former Gawker publisher gives virtually useless advice on “how to beat Trump with Zen Buddhism”

Trump Derangement Syndrome (TDS) leads to attack of conservative radio talk show host as he eats dinner by himself in a San Francisco restaurant

McDonald’s gets trolled by a hacker (possibility a contractor) with TDS

Hawaiian judge who set aside a Trump immigration executive order is a Barack Obama law school classmate

More evidence of the above

Principles and Policies Podcast For Saturday 2/4/2017- John Kasich Continues His Long, Excruciatingly Slow Political Suicide

Our Principles and Policies radio show for Saturday February 4, 2017. Barry Sheets and Chuck Michaelis discuss John Kasich’s last budget as Ohio governor and his attempt to garner favor for a future run for national office by writing a book about “tolerance.” We also analyze reports of President Trump’s alleged threats to the President of Mexico that he would send troops to handle “bad hombres” and Democratic Vice-presidential candidate and Virginia Senator Tim Kaine’s call for riots in the streets

Article links- 3rd Rail Politics on Kasich’s Budget

Mexico denies fake news about a Mexican incursion to handle “bad Hombres”

Tim Kaine calls for “fighting in the streets”