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Principles and Policies Podcast For Saturday 12/10/2016- The Ohio Lame Duck Legislative Session Hears A Heartbeat

Our Principles and Policies radio show for Saturday December 10, 2016. Barry Sheets and Chuck Michaelis analyze the Ohio Legislature’s “lame duck” session and the passage of the “Heartbeat” bill and what might happen when it gets to Governor Kasich’s desk. Barry is not optimistic that he will sign. Barry and Chuck are both certain what that would do to Kasich’s badly wounded political career. We also talk about important Electoral College dates.

Article links- Ohio House session Part I ,Part II, Part III, Part IV, Part V

Important Electoral College dates

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


Principles and Policies Podcast For Saturday 12/3/2016- The Rapidly Changing Political Landscape

Our Principles and Policies radio show for Saturday December 3, 2016. Barry Sheets and Chuck Michaelis breakdown some of the events that are part and parcel of the sea change currently happening both the Republican Party and in society in general, both in the US and worldwide.

Posted in Biblical Worldview, Commentary, Critical Thinking, Ohio Legislation, Podcast, State Legislation, The Church, The Vote.


Principles and Policies Podcast For Saturday 11/19/2016- Object Lessons In Why The Constitution Is Still Relevant And Necessary

Our Principles and Policies radio show for Saturday November 19, 2016. Barry Sheets and Chuck Michaelis analyze the post-election outpourings of angst, “creative” (i.e., unconstitutional) methods to block future policy and election results, and place blame for a political shellacking on everybody but the guilty parties.

 

Article links- Who is to blame for Hillary Clinton’s humiliation? Why, according to Clinton campaign operatives it is “self-loathing” women!

Scenario by which Merrick Garland might, maybe, possibly, still be appointed to the Supreme Court

College Social Justice Warriors (SJW’s™) find a way to demonstrate which juvenile developmental stage they’re stuck in, “flush out” their opposition, and muddy the waters with a…er…um…unique protest (WARNING! BAD LANGUAGE)

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


Principles and Policies Podcast For Saturday 11/12/2016- Local, State, National, And Global Effects Of The 2016 Election

Our Principles and Policies radio show for Saturday November 12, 2016. Barry Sheets and Chuck Michaelis analyze the 2016 election and how it affects future elections, for instance the gubernatorial election in Ohio in 2018. Case in point: John Kasich’s probable political suicide. We also discuss globalism vs. nationalism.

Article links- The New York Times demonstrates its bias by claiming that Trump somehow flipped states that belonged to Clinton

John Kasich proves he has a political tin ear by scheduling a speech to offer himself as an alternative to the conservative wing of the Republican party after Hillary Clinton’s election which he has to cancel since his predictions about the election failed spectacularly

Support for the idea that President will use his pen and phone to issue an avalanche of new regulations and political pardons

Posted in Biblical Worldview, Commentary, Executive Usurpation, Podcast, The Vote.


Principles and Policies Podcast For Saturday 11/5/2016- The Absolute Necessity Of Christ At The Center Of Society

Our Principles and Policies radio show for Saturday November 5, 2016. Barry Sheets and Chuck Michaelis discuss what happens when a nation denies Christ and believes it can operate independently of Him. This discussion is in the context of Tuesday’s election.

Posted in Biblical Worldview, Commentary, Critical Thinking, Podcast, The Church, The Vote.


Principles and Policies Podcast For Saturday 10/22/2016- Presuppositions, Media Collusion In Clinton Corruption, And We Are Proven Correct On Michael Moore

Our Principles and Policies radio show for Saturday October 22, 2016. Barry Sheets and Chuck Michaelis explain how presuppositions affect your worldview. We also discuss the Wikileaks releases and what they show about Hillary Clinton, the email scandal and campaign and Clinton Foundation finance irregularities. We also point out that our caution on Michael Moore was absolutely warranted.

Article links- Loretta Lynch laughably claims that the Department of Justice “Has Made a Priority to Root Out, Prosecute, and Prevent Corruption”

NBC News adds 2 and 2 to get five on Project Veritas and James O’Keefe

Posted in Biblical Worldview, Commentary, Critical Thinking, Podcast, Taxation, The Vote.


Principles and Policies Podcast For Saturday 10/1/2016- Propagandists, Floundering Presidential Campaigns, And Being Effective As A Small But Principled Block Of Representatives

Our Principles and Policies radio show for Saturday October 1, 2016. Barry Sheets and Chuck Michaelis discuss events surrounding the presidential election, especially propagandist Michael Moore, Candidates Gary Johnson and Hillary Clinton, and former candidates Ted Cruz and John Kasich. We also analyze an article in Politico that wags its collective finger at Rep. Jim Jordan for daring to effectively oppose his Republican leadership as it works to give away the political store to the Democrats with less than (GASP!) 50 members of his Freedom Caucus.

Article links- Michael Moore exposes himself as a master propagandist while falsely claiming to have been “banned” from the Midland Theater in Newark, OH

A little more detail on what Michael Moore is falsely claiming

Libertarian Presidential nominee Gary Johnson drops the foreign policy ball…again

Hillary Clinton claims she’s not giving up on Ohio as she all but abandons campaigning in Ohio

John Kasich reinforces his rapidly growing reputation as having a political tin-ear

Rep. Jim Jordan demonstrates what we’ve been teaching for years- 25-50 constitutional members of the House of Representatives operating as a bloc can be a force to reckon with

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


Principles and Policies Podcast For Saturday 9/24/2016- Mark Meckler, Glenn Beck, And Constitutional Convention Double-Talk

Our Principles and Policies radio show for Saturday September 24, 2016. Barry Sheets and Chuck Michaelis deconstruct a presentation by Mark Meckler on the Convention of States Project (COSP) on attempts to call a new Constitutional Convention (disguised as a so-called “amendments convention) by supposedly “conservative” groups like COSP. There is a great deal of smoke generated in this interview but not much light. We supply the light.

Links- The Institute’s position on an Article V convention

What the state resolutions calling for the 1787 Constitutional Convention actually say with commentary

No, the founders did not monolithically agree that Article V was a “gift” to reign in federal power, nor did they agree what it all meant

Posted in Biblical Worldview, Commentary, Con-Con Con Job, Constitution, Critical Thinking, Podcast, Public Policy Principles News, Public Policy Radar, State Legislation.


Principles and Policies Podcast For Saturday 9/17/2016- Pundits Speculate (And Demonstrate Wishful Thinking) About Electoral “What-If’s”

Our Principles and Policies radio show for Saturday September 17, 2016. Barry Sheets and Chuck Michaelis take a look at what the punditry and so-called experts think is possible. We demonstrate from the Constitution why it’s all nonsense. We also discuss the GOP House leadership’s frustrating attempt to let IRS Commissioner John Koskinin off the hook for his abuse of power and authority.

Article links- An expert thinks that a candidate’s death could delay or eliminate the presidential election

House leadership sells out the conservative base…again

More on the GOP sellout on the IRS Commissioner non-impeachment

IRS Commissioner’s Impeachment Going Nowhere Fast

 

Posted in Biblical Worldview, Commentary, Constitution, Crime and Punishment, Critical Thinking, Ohio Legislation, Podcast, Public Policy Principles News, Public Policy Radar, The Vote.


Principles and Policies Podcast For Saturday 9/10/2016- Blasts From The Past And What It Means For The Future

Our Principles and Policies radio show for Saturday September 10, 2016. Barry Sheets and Chuck Michaelis demonstrate that the more things change the more they remain the same, especially in the media and politics. We also discuss the Faustian bargain made by Ohio Right To Life lobbyist and Ohio Medical Board head, not to mention lobbyist, Mike Gonidakis with marijuana marketers.

Article links- How conservative pundits helped break reality

Marijuana exposes supposed “pro-life” head of Ohio Right To Life head and medical board head

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