Tag Archives: John McCain

The Failure of Ideologically-Driven Public Policies: Minnesota vs. Arizona — Podcast January 11, 2016

Red States and Blue States: Ideology vs. Service to the People. Democratic Perspective looks at why the ideological preoccupations of the Republican right have proven so disastrous for the people who live in red states. Mike Cosentino and Gary LaMaster compare unemployment, wealth distribution, health … Continue reading

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Sandy Bahr Interview — Podcast November 2, 2015

Conservation vs. Development: Follow the Money. Democratic Perspective welcomes Sandy Bahr, Director of the Sierra Club’s Grand Canyon (Arizona) Chapter back the program for a discussion of the threat posed by an alliance of mining interests, anti-government oligarchs, and tea-party libertarianism to natural resource and wilderness conservation in Arizona.

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Matt Capalby Interview — Podcast August 24, 2015

Arizona: the State of the State, the State of State Politics. Democratic Perspective’s intrepid investigative staff interviews Matt Capalby — Kingman native, Arizona Democratic Party stalwart, and highly regarded political consultant — about the state of play in Arizona politics as the 2016 race … Continue reading

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Immigration Reform and Senate Bill S744 — Podcast July 22, 2013

Immigration Therapy: U.S. Senate Bill S744 and the Prospects for Genuine Immigration Reform. Gary LaMaster joins Democratic Perspective co-hosts Mike Cosentino and Steve Williamson to discuss what we mean when we say immigration reform,  why it’s crucial to the future of the U.S. economy … Continue reading

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2012: the Political Year in Review — Podcast December 31, 2012

The Best of Times, the Worst of Times: 2012 in Review. The Democratic Perspective crew, led by co-hosts Mike Cosentino and Steve Williamson, look at some of the bests and worsts of political year 2012. Thanks to people who can’t read Mayan calendars, … Continue reading

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Desperately Seeking Scandal — Podcast November 26, 2012

Desperately Seeking Scandal: Democratic Perspective co-hosts Mike Cosentino and Steve Williamson discuss the Republican Party’s use of scandal-mongering as a political tool. It doesn’t bother adherents of the Republican right wing if they can’t find a real scandal in Washington, the machinery … Continue reading

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