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These shows seek to explore the six aspects of politics I have identified since coming out of my seasonal citizen cocoon. In an effort to make sense of what is happening these days.
Those six aspects are the individual, the community activities, the local government, the state government, the national government and the international challenges of sharing a world with so many others.
The most current five shows are available at WSMN1590.com.
Along with other shows of interest also hosted at the station.
All previous shows are presented on this site under the Broadcasts / Links page. Organized under the six categories listed previously. And are distributed as podcasts through an expanding list of numerous podcast outlets.
The Candidates page covers the many applicants seeking to serve in our government at the various levels. Divided out by office being sought.
The Never Ending Town Hall provides a way for all perspectives to contribute to determining a valid resolution to the challenges that divide us.
Feel free to contribute your thoughts on each issue listed. Add to the discussion on each issue when so motivated. Or present ones not yet covered that matter to you.
These are the questions that concerned me as the prelude to the 2016 elections. And continues to this day. The show being my way forward to establish what is exceptional representation and how do we obtain it.
Has the two party domination of politics become so toxic that they collectively are becoming the enemy domestic we were warned to guard against by our founders?
Has the monetary elite made money so essential to getting elected to national office that we only have a choice at the polls in November between the two options for each office that these elites allow to be presented to us?
Is the great experiment that is American Democracy coming upon the end of its days? Or is this just yet another moment in our country's history when our national resolve to insure life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness requires we once more become more collectively diligent so as to preserve and advance our precious heritage?
Why is it that each election we are offered the same dividing issues again and again by the two parties that somehow never get resolved by those who promise us they will do just that if we let them represent us?
Are we in danger of becoming a house divided against itself? This time perhaps not because of state loyalty being placed ahead of country, but of party loyalty being placed ahead of country?
If America is no longer willing to be the policeman for the world are we ready to become the policed, and by those with a decidedly opposing agenda?
Is America still true to the founder's motto of E Pluribus Unum, (out of many, one), or is tribalism becoming so dominate that we are abandoning the embracing of diversity, which has been such a key for our unique national achievements?
Do the recent national demonstrations against gun violence by students, the massive world wide marches organized by women and the many nationwide protests against numerous Washington policies put out this past year that ignore the will of the majority not remind us that “We the People” is still a more potent guiding principle and political force then “Us versus Them”?
If doing the same thing again and again, yet expecting a different outcome is a humerus, yet still working definition of insanity, then maybe a different approach in selecting our representation in Congress might be worth exploring?
Might it not be time to test out if in this modern era a candidate can get elected to a national office without the restricting obligations that support by a major party and the monetary elite impose upon those they endorse?
For those that accessed this site when it was for my Congressional campaign. The site is now supporting my moving on to be a talk show host. Same message, different platform.
First thanks to all the supporters who donated to my campaign and submitted applications to validate my candidacy.
The donation options have been suspended for now. My hope is I will identify others who are better situated to be a valid candidate in 2020 and champion the concerns and course of action being offered through the shows and on this site.
I am still open to receiving requests for a validation form. To prove out that had my campaign received equal exposure in the media the level of success would have been more prominent.
So all political support will be in preparation for another effort in 2020. Unless and until someone offers effective counterpoints to what is being purposed for exploration within these pages.