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Episode 293: Ho-Hum

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Another episode with a lot of interaction and interest! It's always good to have more than one set of eyes looking at the details behind an article, as happened on a couple of occasions tonight.

There were several stories that we were unable to get to because of time constraints. They still deserve your attention and comments, so be sure to look at the list of articles that were in the show notes and add your thoughts.

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Articles for Episode 293: Ho-Hum

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For whatever reason, there are always news stories that draw a "ho-hum" response from folks. That's unfortunate because the stories they tell paint a clear picture of the machinations of the left. We're going to talk about them and see what kind of response we get from our group tonight.

Articles for this episode:
There were other articles that drew attention this week, however there's not enough time to discuss them in the podcast itself. Here they are; if you want to comment on them feel free!

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?

Articles for this episode:
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 269: It Drives Me Crazy

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The premise for this episode started with a book about pollution that flowed with waste about fecal matter and other things. From there, the show's content hilighted some examples of the mental sludge that passes for policy and position.

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Also, please be sure to visit our sponsor! You can get a free 30 day trial at Audible.com as well as a free audiobook by going to http://www.audibletrial.com/eastcoastconservative and signing up. The recommended book for this week is "American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History" by Chris Kyle and Scott McEwan.

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Articles for Episode 269: It Drives Me Crazy

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Sometimes when I'm looking through articles and I see something that drives me absolutely crazy. In this episode we're going to look through things that drive all of us crazy, and for good reason! Join us for a conversation about guns, religion, spending and soda.

A quick administrative note: This week and next week we will be recording on Monday nights at 8:30pm Eastern instead of Sunday nights. If you follow the live recording please be sure to update your schedules accordingly!

Articles for this episode:
There are many other stories as well… not as many as last week, but they are still worth checking out!

Articles for Episode 268: In a Free Society

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We talk about having living in a free country, and over the years what that has meant has changed. It's been stretched, poked and prodded where some things have changed and others have stayed the same. In this episode we're going to take a look at the latest round of attempts to change things.

A quick administrative note: This week we will be recording at our usual time, however for the last two weekends of this month we will be recording on Monday nights at 8:30pm instead of Sunday nights. 

Articles for this episode:
There are many other stories as well… not as many as last week, but they are still worth checking out!

Episode 163: Learning from History

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In today’s world, ignorance is never bliss. On tonight’s show we’re going to look at what I consider to be a few teachable moments. There are articles on civility, consumer censorship, common sense and current candidates.

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We had a bit of a late start tonight due to some family issues but after we got the ball rolling it was a laugh a minute! The list of articles actually had to be shortened quite a bit to keep from running well over our normal time!

Articles for tonight's episode


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Episode 155: Pushing More Buttons

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Tonight marks the beginning of our third year in the podcast! We celebrate by recording the show late and praying that everything comes together... which is how things started in the first place. Rather than ponder the past, we're looking at some current issues that are pushing more buttons with the general public.

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There is one slight logistical correction to what was said in the show. I invited folks to come back and join us for the first show in our third year. I'll blame it on being tired or just not paying attention - it will be the first episode in our fourth year!

The articles for tonight's show:


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Episode 113: So Much for the Slow News Cycle

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This has been a whirlwind news week! We're going to try and hit all of the items on the list but there's going to be a LOT to discuss! From the election of Scott Brown to the next so-called logical step in the definition of marriage its all out there!

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Articles discussed tonight:

Episode 51: Changing Course and Format but not Foundation

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Tonight's show marks a change in the direction of the podcast. We are moving away from discussing news articles and leaving the campaigns alone. With the Obama victory, we as conservatives need to identify what we need to do to bring the Republican party back into power! In addition, we are going to examine the statements that are being made at change.gov and hold them up to the light. Tonight we brought in our new show format - we have decided based on traffic analysis and download counts that our audience wants to hear about conservative stances on issues! Our most popular shows by far have been those where we were talking about the issues, not when we were waxing eloquently about the failures or successes that were identified in the news. Each week, we will be taking about two or three main things. Tonight, we talked about the following things:
Tonight we wish Happy Birthday to Silverblade Dagger, one of our most dependable listeners in Second Life!

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Episode 49: Obama Yanks Virtual Card Charges for Real Green Days

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Really fun night tonight, despite the threat of internet and power problems for Hatton. We covered a large range of topics and had a lot of fun doing it. We are still having problems with the mixer connecting so the opening was missing yet again. I have to mention our sponsor! Blockbuster's Total Access package give you access to over 85,000 titles that can arrive in your mailbox in as little as a day! You can even exchange movies in any Blockbuster store... all this for $19.99 a month! East Coast Conservative listeners can save $10 off their first month's payment by clicking on the green "Sign Up Now" button on the right-hand side of this page. Here are the links for tonight's show:

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Also, look for a special episode coming on Wednesday night (that's October 29th) when Ken and I will be discussing the ACORN issues and "Preaching from the Pulpit". It will be in Second Life and on Talkshoe, starting some time between 8:30pm and 9:00pm EST (5:30pm - 6:00pm SLT).

Episode 47: Sudan Investigates Bradley's Episcopal Rainbow Cub Comments

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Tonight was another case where we had a lot of news to cover and not enough time to cover it! Some of that might have to do with the fact that we took the time to discuss the issues to a greater extent than usual - but that's a good thing in this case, as it appears that the Mainstream Media doesn't have the time in the 24 hour news cycle to discuss anything other than campaign styles and the financial crisis! Thankfully there were quite a few folks in the SecondLife chat room that helped Ken and I discuss things that I haven't heard about elsewhere. Tonight we introduce our first sponsor! Blockbuster's Total Access package give you access to over 85,000 titles that can arrive in your mailbox in as little as a day! You can even exchange movies in any Blockbuster store... all this for $19.99 a month! East Coast Conservative listeners can save $10 off their first month's payment by clicking on the green "Sign Up Now" button on the right-hand side of this page. Articles discussed in tonight's show:
There were some articles that were slated for discussion that we had to cut.

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Episode 44 Out-Take Ending

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We normally don't edit the show, as TalkShoe does a great job. Tonight, however, we fell victim to some technical difficulties and decided to find a way to kill the time. Here's what you didn't hear in Episode 44 at the end.

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Episode 44: Oily Ballots Volt Common Credit Faith

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A fun show tonight! We had a lot of people in SecondLife and were joined by a few in the chat room as well! We're still looking for help with guest openers and possible designers. If you're interested, email me at conservativepodcast@gmail.com! On tonight's show:

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Episode 42: Disgruntled Bird Bails Capitol Speech

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Lots of visitors tonight, including Jim from FreedomFighterRadio.net and a number of folks in the newly opened Second Life theater. Be sure to check out their shows! We welcome anyone to join us for the recording session which happens every Sunday night at 8:30pm EST. You can get more details at our Talkcast page. Want to help out with the show? We're looking for people to "introduce" the show for us... either live during the recording or pre-recorded. If you're interested in helping out, email us at conservativepodcast@gmail.com. Also email if you're interested in East Coast Conservative Podcast products. Links for the articles discussed in tonight's snow:

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EPISODE 25: Civics Lessons and Candidate Issues

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This week we took a break from our normal format to go over how the Federal government is supposed to work. We also wanted to talk about some of the issues that candidates are proposing and how they would actually deliver them as President. Ken and I were joined by Ken's friend Chris as well as Paul (The Voice) Stanton. We started off speaking about the basic structure of our government, staying on topic as much as possible with a lot of laughing and a few of my "McCain" moments. When we got to talking about how a bill becomes Law, we all had to remember that great School House Rock short - How a Bill Becomes a Law (redundant but I didn't write the title). Also discussed briefly was the concept of Ammendments and veto powers. Finally, we hit the issues... the promises that the candidates have made. According to NTU, Obama has promised $307 Billion in new spending, Hillary's at $226 Billion and McCain is at $6.8 Billion. We went through a short list of promises... some are amanzingly dumb, most are pure pandering and in most of the cases we couldn't come up with a simple way to know how the candidate would deliver. Links to each synopsis are on the same NTU page. We thank everyone for listening! If you like the show, please tell your friends. If you want to join in on the show, watch our home page for the recording schedule (traditionally every Sunday night at 8:30pm EST). You can become a part of the show! Talkshoe provides for live-chat as well as the ability for people to call in. Our number is 724-444-7444 and the talk-cast ID is 75570, we'd love to have you on the show! Click Here to listen to this week's show!

Episode Thirteen: Party Politics Perterb Pundits

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The new schedule seems to be working well! Sundays at 8:30pm will be the new schedule moving forward.

We invite you to call in to a recording session! You can go to our Talk Cast page to see the status of the show. From there you can listen in, join in using your computer or call in to 724-444-7444. When prompted for a TalkCast ID enter 75570. You will be asked to create or enter a TalkShoe PIN as well, that is up to you. Email comments are always welcome at conservativepodcast@gmail.com

Tonight, Ken and I had another call-in guest, Adam Graham from the Truth and Hope Report called in and joined on a generally open night. We also had comments from Top Millican during the inital topic.

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A few different times, Ken and I made reference to past shows. They can be downloaded from our site or from the TalkCast page.

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Episode Twelve: Lefty Loonies, Raging Bills and Heavy Metals

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Our first Sunday night show! Please TAKE NOTE of the new schedule - Sundays at 8:30pm EST!

We invite you to call in to a recording session!You can go to our Talk Cast page to see the status of the show. From there you can listen in, join in using your computer or call in to 724-444-7444. When prompted for a TalkCast ID enter 75570. You will be asked to create or enter a TalkShoe PIN as well, that is up to you. Email comments are always welcome at conservativepodcast@gmail.com

As an example of joining in, Ken and I welcomed Richard Diaz, author of Illness Defined (http://www.illnessdefined.com) and host of the Illness: by Mercury Poision podcast. He had some good things to say about Senator McCain and stayed on to discuss the other topics of the evening as well.

Show Notes:


A few different times, Ken and I made reference to past shows. They can be downloaded from our site or from the TalkCast page.

Be sure to note our new schedule, Sundays at 8:30pm! Thank you for listening! Click Here to listen to this episode
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