Showing posts with label Clinton. Show all posts
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Articles for Episode 347: Jumping the Shark

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The concept of Jumping the Shark is used when a production does something extraordinary in order to attract attention but instead signals its decline. The phrase came from the Happy Days episode in which Fonzie literally jumped a shark in a stunt.

These days, the term applies to almost anything and tonight we're going to look at politicians that have been doing an excellent job at it.

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Just a bit of extra reading for the week
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Episode 344: Your Policy is Showing

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I'm not sure if we made our point tonight or not. We definitely highlighted some policies that are showing and even brought up the concept of action in Iraq as a way to distract the media from domestic news. That said, there were a few odd tangent circles that might make folks look at certain concepts from a different angle.

Two shout-outs from this episode. First, to Joesf a mote in the eye award for playing devil's advocate so perfectly on the college age free speech concept. Also, a mention of Rat Nation which is a fun blog I've started reading. They are where I saw the article about the Tiny House movement mentioned in this episode.

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Articles for Episode 344: Your Policy is Showing

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Every now and then we have to take a break from questioning the intelligence or sanity of various positions and point out the policy, or at least the perception of policy, that is laid out in the news. The democrats have done a fine job showing us where their priorities lie and in this episode we're going to look at those. Articles for this episode:
Just a bit of extra reading for the week
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Articles for Episode 325: What Are We Learning?

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I am a firm believer in both education and learning from events. In this episode we are going to look at some articles that have good "teachable moments" and talk about what should (or should not) be taken from them. 

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Not a lot of articles for this week but some that didn't make the main list. Here are the rest
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Episode 323: Gearing Up Again

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This was an interesting episode, and by that I mean that it followed the initial plan of episodes. What made it interesting was the disagreements and in some cases heated exchanges that came out in response to some of the articles. Never let it be said that everyone on the call always agrees... but then again if we were all robots there wouldn't be anything to talk about!

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Articles for Episode 323: Gearing Up Again

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It seems that the media can't wait for the 2014 elections to be done in order to start talking about 2016. We're going to oblige them and talk about the different candidates and incumbents and what they're talking about. There's also the current administration's foreign policy to discuss as things are gearing up for another showdown of mismatched wits.

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Not a lot of articles for this week but some that didn't make the main list. Here are the rest
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Episode 317: In Plain Sight

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So many things that are hidden in plain sight and so little time to talk about them! We had a great time and a wonderful turnout for this episode. It seemed like the description mentioned "conspiracy theory" and everyone decided to come see if we would go off the deep end. We didn't, in fact the articles we discussed were all legitimate and verifiable. Where to go with this information is completely up to you, the listener.

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Articles for Episode 317: In Plain Sight

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While the current administration and their friends in the media have given conspiracy theorists plenty of fodder to dig for hidden agendas and treacherous double-speak, there are plenty of things that are right out in plain sight to be worried about. In this episode we are going to be looking at some of the items that have come up lately that would give even the most grounded realist pause for consideration.

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Just a few other articles to add for reading this week.
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Episode 315: Freezing Out

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Suffice to say that there was nothing frosty about this episode beyond the weather references and the points that we were trying to make. There were also come interesting learning points about the history of education and the impact that it has on the perception of students about America's past. The weather also had an impact on the posting of this episode. We're thawing out now!

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Articles for Episode 315: Freezing Out

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The news seems to be tied to the weather these days, with frigid temperatures and a cold political scene (though those could be reversed). In this episode we're going to look at ways that conservative voices and the words of those that want to see something more than gridlock or status-quo are being treated. There are also examples where the left seems to be hogging the spotlight with sadistic glee. Hopefully we can bolster some ways to address the discrepancy.

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Just a few other articles to add for reading this week.

Episode 304: Thought Police

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This had to be one of the more vocal episodes that we've had in a while. Definitely on-topic and thought provoking! We didn't manage to make it through most of the examples and some of them appear to be, "business as usual." We also were thrilled to welcome Naj back to the show after a bit of a hiatus.

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Articles for Episode 304: Thought Police

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One of the things that is said constantly on this show is that people should make their own decisions about what's going on in the country and whether it's a good or bad thing. Apparently there are those that would prefer it not be that way. In this episode we're going to talk about their attempts to convince, sway or force the American public to look at events though their particular lens. Articles for this episode:
Those that watch our Twitter feed at ECConservative will notice that not all of the articles tweeted over the past week are showing up here this time. We had something of a "twittersplosion" and the articles below are the more relevant (or less repetitive) of the activity.
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Episode 281: Following the Same Rules

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This episode turned out well despite TalkShoe's best efforts! There were some technical difficulties causing the live recording to be delayed and I had limited control until the end of the show. Regardless, we had a good time talking about the popular issues from the past week from a different angle.

Don't forget to check out the articles for this episode and add your comments to our conversation. Even if we didn't talk about an article we'd like to hear your thoughts on something from the list!

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Articles for Episode 281: Following the Same Rules

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During the last episode I talked about keeping the conversation civil, not being insulting or defamatory and looking at examples of stories where that didn't happen. Those concepts only work if both sides are playing by the same rules. It's apparent that this isn't the case, as is pointed out in the articles for this episode. The question is, what do we do about that and how should it be addressed moving forward?

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Quite a few in the extras bin for this week, all of them worth discussions of their own! Comment on them if you have something you want to share! Here are some of the other articles that were tweeted @ECConservative:
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Episode 280: Communication Necessities

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Administrative comment: Continually apologizing for the late posts and then posting late the following week is getting a tad repetitive, so I'll explain rather than make excuses. There are some big things being planned for the podcast as well as a new endeavor. Nothing is going to change for quite some time (in Internet terms of time, at least), however if you're a blogger, podcaster or vodcaster that is interested in hearing more about the rumblings of an interesting project, contact me directly.

This week we talked about the things necessary for a good, civil conversation. We also identified the real definition of the concept and also what it is not. Civility does not equate with watering down or with changing a message just to make it palatable to a wide audience. If you want to hear more, listen to the podcast!

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Articles for Episode 280: Communication Necessities

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There are some required aspects for effective communication, whether the subject is politics, the weather or a shopping list. In this episode we're going to look at some news articles that are examples of where these are noticeably missing from one side or the other. Let's talk about them and see how we can improve the conversation!

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H. Comment on them if you have something you want to share! Here are some of the other articles that were tweeted @ECConservative:
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Episode 274: Tactics

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Another energetic conversation discussing the tactics and outlets used by both parties. Some of them are scary, others disturbing but they all seem to be effective. Take a listen for yourself and add your own comments!

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Articles for Episode 274: Tactics

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Lately it seems like everything is being presented with some underlying tactical perspective. It's not about side or party, it seems more about staying in power and getting one in over the other guy. In this episode we're going to be talking about the tactics being employed by both political parties to achieve that goal. Whether it's for the good of the country or not is a different question that we'll try to raise as well.

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Here are some other articles from the week that deserve your attention. If you have comments on these, post them!

Articles for Episode 258: Failures At Home and Abroad

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Back to our regular time, we've got a bit of a doozie planned. Heading into the end of the year we see the status quo acting exactly as expected. There are things that need to be dealt with both domestically and abroad and the handling of it leaves much to be desired.

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Episode 240: Spaghetti Campaigns

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Well this episode didn't turn out anything like was originally planned.  We had a lively round-table and talked about news and campaign hits about Obama and asked some simple questions.  The answers might (or might not, depends entirely on how cynical you are) surprise you!


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