Showing posts with label Russia. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Russia. Show all posts

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Front Porch Political Talk Episode 44: Difficult Conversation

Having had this conversation, or at least parts of it, I'm not entirely sure how I feel about the outcome. We talked about the pseudo-caliphate to a large degree but even after all of that I don't know that we came to any level of agreement on how it should be viewed.

As I said in the intro, there are some trigger warnings here. Maybe I should have heeded to them.

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Sunday, November 22, 2015

Articles for Front Porch Political Talk #44: Difficult Conversation

There has been some time to let the dust settle from the attacks last week and after watching the lunacy from several places I felt it was time to have a difficult conversation. These are things that need to be said, whether about the terrorist group itself or the responses that have been made to their actions.

This is not going to be an especially "kid friendly" episode, regardless of the rules on language that govern our show. The topics are hard to discuss but I feel this is the time to talk about them. I'll issue this warning again at the beginning of the recording.

Articles for this episode:
No "extra articles" this week, the main ones are deep enough.

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Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Front Porch Political Talk Episode 39: It's All in the Presentation

This episode was much more sedate than a few in the past, probably because of the weather and the day more than the topic. We definitely hit the target with the topic though and would love to hear listener comments on anything you think we missed!

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Sunday, October 18, 2015

Articles for Front Porch Political Talk #39: It's All in the Presentation

Sometimes it's not in what you say but how you say it. In this episode the articles are centered around not just the substance of what is being said but also the structure. We'll see how that impacts with reality.

Articles for this episode:
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Saturday, June 27, 2015

Front Porch Political Talk Episode 23: Questionable Stances

I have to admit, this wasn't one of our best episodes but I share it nonetheless. There are some areas that are more spin than substance but there are enough nuggets of goodness for folks.

There is no episode being recorded for 6/28 due to a last minute scheduling conflict. Enjoy the weekend off and we'll be back for a recording on July 4th!

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Sunday, June 21, 2015

Articles for Front Porch Political Talk #23: Questionable Stances

It's well known that people can change their positions on issues over time. In this episode we are looking at a number of instances where people have either changed their stance or mention a different opinion on something. Articles for this episode:
These extra articles are worth including even though they didn't fall in with the show's theme for the night:
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Sunday, May 17, 2015

Front Porch Political Talk Episode 18: Love and Understanding

I don't know that we actually ended up with a lot of love but there's much more understanding. We got through a number of the articles on the list while having a lot of fun.

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Sunday, May 10, 2015

Articles for Front Porch Political Talk #18: Love and Understanding

One of the challenges of political discussions is the lack of understanding that one side has of the other. In this episode we are going to look at some articles that should help us better understand the stance on a number of issues. Whether we are talking about political opponents, activists or terrorists there is some level of rationale, misguided as it may be, behind their actions. This is not to say that we're headed for some kind of "kumbayah" moment at the end of the recording, rather the goal is to glean the method to their madness.

Articles for this episode:
These extra articles are worth including even though they didn't fall in with the show's theme for the night:
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Sunday, April 26, 2015

Articles for Front Porch Political Talk #16: It's a Duck

We've all heard the saying about how to tell if something is what it seems. In this episode we are looking at some articles that remove all doubt that things are as they actually seem. It should be an interesting array of items to discuss.

Articles for this episode:
Other articles that could have been included in the list tonight but didn't make the cut due to time constraints:
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Sunday, March 1, 2015

Front Porch Political Talk Episode 7: Talking About People

We had a good, stimulating conversation and are happy to announce that things are moving forward.  Coming soon we'll have a subscription offering and some special benefits for those that are able to support the show.

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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. We're recommending Freehold by Michael Z. Williamson as your free audio book with the trial. It's not kid friendly but a wonderful listen for adults!

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Sunday, February 22, 2015

Articles for Front Porch Political Talk #7: Talking About People

Sometimes we forget that when discussing policies we're also talking about people. Tonight we're going to take that into consideration with the articles we have.

We also have a new logo and web address!  As of today, you can go to either EastCoastConservative.com or FrontPorchTalk.net to get to this site.  You'll be seeing the page update soon with the following logo:


Articles for this episode:
Other articles that could have been included in the list tonight but didn't make the cut due to time constraints:
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Sunday, November 9, 2014

Articles for Episode 357: Hearing Something Different

We end our show with the tag, "different words in a different order." In this episode we're going to look at articles that break stereotypes in some cases and enforce them in others. It's going to be a fun conversation!

Articles for this episode:
(Edit:) One of our listeners also brought this up in an email to me at the same time that I was putting together the show.  We'll look at this article as well: GOP official goes off on NAACP for ignoring Mia Love and Tim Scott

This week's "extra articles" are truly worth reading! I wish I had time or a subject that I could include them in so please, if you have comments on these share them!
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Sunday, September 21, 2014

Articles for Episode 350: Doing Their Job

We've talked about this in the past but the articles for this week call for another inspection of job descriptions and effectiveness. There are a few different areas that we are going to touch on and they should prove to be interesting at least!

 Articles for this episode:
Just a bit of extra reading for the week
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Monday, September 1, 2014

Episode 347: Jumping the Shark

We managed to talk about jumping the shark without doing so ourselves (unless you count the madlibs, I don't). It was fun but if you're Obama-sensitive you might want to turn away. There are a lot of interesting nuggets, including mentioning of an NPR story about the EU's regulation on vacuum cleaners and Happy Days.

For those of you who missed the MadLib during the recording, here are the results:
A recent scary poll shows that the majority of people are terrified of public governing.  They would rather walk across burning jacobites or swim in goat-infested waters than give a speech in front of nuns.  This hearty fear can be overcome in five easy voters:
1. Organize all of your gym teachers on a piece of plank.
2. Remember to start your speech with a funny Senator.
3. When speaking, look your audience straight in the feet and speak in a strong and stupid voice.
4. Be simple.  Never use damaged words that are over the audiences eyes.
5. Always keep a pitcher of mercury next to you, in case your shin goes dry.

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Sunday, August 31, 2014

Articles for Episode 347: Jumping the Shark

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.

Articles for this episode:
Just a bit of extra reading for the week
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Sunday, June 29, 2014

Episode 338: Poor Choices

As I said in the show notes, everyone makes poor choices. For this episode I wonder if some of the articles don't fall into this category, not because they weren't worth some aspect of discussion but because we barely got through half of them!

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Articles for Episode 338: Poor Choices

Everyone makes bad decisions from time to time but in most cases they have little impact on the nation as a whole. In this episode we look at decisions that were made recently that do have far-reaching consequences. Articles for this episode:
A few other educational stories from the past week.
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Sunday, March 16, 2014

Articles for Episode 325: What Are We Learning?

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. 

Articles for this episode:
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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Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Episode 323: Gearing Up Again

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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Sunday, March 2, 2014

Articles for Episode 323: Gearing Up Again

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.

Articles for this episode:
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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