Voted for #Obama in 2008 and Against Him in 2012

(Photo via Creative Commons) When Senator Barack Obama came along and announced his presidential campaign in 2007, I was still a young lad in college trying to find himself. Though I was not sure that I wanted to be a vocal practitioner of the conservatism that my father exemplified (for reasons that I will giveContinue reading “Voted for #Obama in 2008 and Against Him in 2012”

Episode 46 – @maximledoux Interview – Becoming #Conservative, New York Taxes, the G20 Summit, & #Republicans NOT Repealing and Replacing #Obamacare

Next on Thinking It Through:  I converse with Max Ledoux on how he went from voting for Hillary Clinton in a primary to becoming a Conservative, the taxes in New York, the G20 Summit and Trump’s Warsaw speech, and Republicans not repealing and replacing Obamacare.  (There may be slight sounds of a baby’s cries inContinue reading “Episode 46 – @maximledoux Interview – Becoming #Conservative, New York Taxes, the G20 Summit, & #Republicans NOT Repealing and Replacing #Obamacare”

Episode 45 – @DerryckGreen Interview – #Black #Conservatives, Modern-day #Racism, Trump, & Healthcare

Next on Thinking It Through:  I converse with Dr. Derryck Green about NBA star LeBron James’ response (a little while back) to a racial epithet being spray-painted on the security gate in front of his Los Angeles home, modern-day racism vs. historical racism, Black conservatives and Black liberals, and Trump’s tweets and his presidency. 00:00Continue reading “Episode 45 – @DerryckGreen Interview – #Black #Conservatives, Modern-day #Racism, Trump, & Healthcare”

Episode 07 – Professor Frank Pridemore Interview – Talking Politics and History

Next on Thinking It Through:  I have my very first guest and we talk politics.  I invited Professor Frank Pridemore (a Professor of Political Science) on the show to discuss his background, his time volunteering on Pres. Jimmy Carter’s presidential campaign back in the 1970s, and much more with his thoughts on politics and presidentialContinue reading “Episode 07 – Professor Frank Pridemore Interview – Talking Politics and History”

Politics As Usual (My Eyes Opened)

You have to love politics and the media’s coverage of it.  Well, I take that back.  You don’t have to love either of them.  I don’t.  I’m sorry, I cannot help it.  The older I get, the stronger my cynicism about politics gets. I wasn’t always like this.  Once upon a time, I really lookedContinue reading “Politics As Usual (My Eyes Opened)”