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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

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


Principles and Policies Podcast For Saturday 2/11/2017- Sports And Politics

Our Principles and Policies radio show for Saturday February 11, 2017. Barry Sheets and Chuck Michaelis analyze the Super Bowl but just can’t help themselves and quickly switch to upcoming Ohio gubernatorial and US Senate races.  We also discuss the current hearings on the Ohio budget and what it means for John Kasich’s future political career (prediction: he’s going to run for US Senate).

Governor Kasich courts the political favor of newspaper editors

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


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”

 

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


Principles and Policies Podcast For Saturday 1/28/2017- Donald Trump Wastes No Time In Keeping His Promises

Our Principles and Policies radio show for Saturday January 28, 2017. Barry Sheets and Chuck Michaelis talk about 44 years of legally endorsed infanticide, this year’s March for Life, the reinstatement of the Mexico City policy, and Donald Trump’s moves to begin keeping his campaign promises. We also touch on the Federal and Supreme court judge hot button and some of the activist players involved in their selection.

Posted in Biblical Worldview, Commentary, Federal Legislation, Life Issues, Podcast, Public Policy Principles News, Public Policy Radar, The Church.


Principles and Policies Podcast For Saturday 1/21/2017- The “Fake News” Exploding Cigar Blows Up In The Face Of Its Inventor, The Media

Our Principles and Policies radio show for Saturday January 21, 2017. Barry Sheets and Chuck Michaelis discuss the main stream media, its “fake news” monster which now is being used against it. Especially of interest is the “Russian election interference” mantra which has been exposed as a colossal fraud. Barry and Chuck also discuss the Holman Rule that allows Congress to adjust salaries of federal departments down to $1 if Congress determines they deserve no better. We also listen as Tucker Carson destroys a hoaxer and then laughs along side him as he exposes the joke.

Tucker Carlson exposes a fraud with hilarious consequences

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


Principles and Policies Podcast For Saturday 1/7/2017- The Old President Rushes To Frustrate The Agenda Of The New President

Our Principles and Policies radio show for Saturday January 7, 2017. Barry Sheets and Chuck Michaelis discuss the implications of the re-election of Paul Ryan as House Speaker, the House Ethics Office debacle, and the House Freedom Caucus and their plans to be a gadfly demanding reduction of federal regulation. We also discuss President Obama’s rush to sign a flurry of executive orders designed to increase the size, cost, and control of the federal government, contra the Freedom Caucus.

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


Principles and Policies Podcast For Saturday 12/24/2016- Merry Christmas Greetings, The Electoral College, The Campus Conceal Carry Bill

Our Principles and Policies radio show for Saturday December 24, 2016. Barry Sheets and Chuck Michaelis say “Merry Christmas!” We also discuss the Electoral College, and why John Kasich felt he had to sign the Campus Concealed Carry Bill.

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


Principles and Policies Podcast For Saturday 12/17/2016- Of The Electoral College, Constitutional Conventions, Russian “Tampering,” And Gubernatorial Vetoes

Our Principles and Policies radio show for Saturday December 17, 2016. Barry Sheets and Chuck Michaelis discuss man-made global warming, the Electoral College, faithless electors, Russian “election tampering,” a call for a Constitutional Convention and pro bono faithless elector legal services from supporter Lawrence Lessig, and John Kasich’s veto of the Heartbeat Bill.

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


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.