Tag Archives: Paul Gosar

The Case Against Trump — Podcast October 16, 2017

The Madness of King Donald and the Politics of the Unthinkable: Can We Actually Get Rid of This Guy Before His Term Is Up, and If So, How?  Democratic Perspective’s co-hosts Mike Cosentino and Steve Williamson, go where an increasing number … Continue reading

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Toni Denis and Paul Schwartz Interview — Podcast August 14, 2017

As Large As the State of Delaware: The Yavapai County Democratic Party Has a Lot of Ground To Cover In the Age of Trump, and We’re Not Talking Just About Geography. With both our regular co-hosts back in the saddle … Continue reading

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Public Lands: Held In Trust For the People, Or Sold Off To the Highest Bidder? — Podcast May 9, 2016

The Politics of Public Lands, Part I: A Willful Ignorance of History. Democratic Perspective’s regulars, Mike Cosentino, Gary LaMaster, and Steve Williamson, are joined by Paul Schwartz for the first of a two-part series on the developing controversy over the ownership of … Continue reading

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Mikel Weisser Interview — Podcast April 18, 2016

For the Love of Arizona: Mikel Weisser is Running for Congress. Mikel Weisser, Democratic Candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives in Arizona’s Congressional District 4, talks to Democratic Perspective’s Mike Cosentino and Gary LaMaster about his background, his view of the issues … 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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General Election 2014: a Review of the Candidates — Podcast September 29, 2014

Who’s Running For What, and Why You Should Care: a Review.  Gary LaMaster and Steve Williamson take a look at the candidates for Governor, Secretary of State, Attorney General, and the Corporation Commission in Arizona, as well as the candidates for U.S. House … Continue reading

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When Sedition Poses As Patriotism: Cliven Bundy and His Arizona Supporters — Podcast May 12, 2014

When It’s the Right Wing Pointing Guns at Federal Officials, Does That Make It Okay? Democratic Perspective co-hosts Mike Cosentino and Steve Williamson, with producer Gary LaMaster, ask why Arizona State Representative Bob Thorpe and U.S. Representative Paul Gosar are so eager to support Cliven … Continue reading

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Following the Money: PACs and Their Effects — Podcast January 23, 2012

Following the Money: The Influence of Political Action Committees on Our Politics and Legislation. Democratic Perspective’s co-hosts, Mike Cosentino and Steve Williamson, look at Political Action Committees (PACs) — what they are, who funds them, and what kinds of distortions … Continue reading

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Money. Money. And More Money.

This week, Democratic Perspective continued our “Follow the Money” series on PACs (Political Action Committees) and Super Pacs. To illustrate the problem, we chose to focus on contributions to Congressman Paul Gosar since he is currently our representative. Under current … Continue reading

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ALEC: Who Really Writes Our State Laws? — Podcast, December 12, 2011

The American Legislative Exchange Council: Who Really Writes Our State Laws? Democratic Perspective co-hosts Steve Williamson and Mike Cosentino take on ALEC, the American Legislative Exchange Council, a group funded by conservative business-oriented special interests, which writes and recommends model … Continue reading

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