Category Archives: Climate Change

21st Century Challenges – Podcast June 16, 2024

Can We Rise To The Occasion? The world is currently facing a number of what seem to be insurmountable problems – the threat of autocracy, business monopolies, growing wealth disparity, gun violence, climate crisis, mass migration, mass extinctions and artificial … Continue reading

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Aguilar Interview – Podcast May 5, 2024

Campaigning For The Future You Want. Karen McClelland welcomes Ylenia Aguilar, candidate for Arizona Corporation Commission. Since becoming a naturalized U.S. citizen, Aguilar has become a dynamic public servant. In addition to raising two children and working as Business Development … Continue reading

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Michaels Interview – Podcast April 7, 2024

Bringing People And Jurisdictions Together. Steve Williamson and Karen McClelland welcome Donna Michaels, the incumbent who is running for re-election as Yavapai County Supervisor for District 3. Michaels is a Democrat who won office in 2020 in a district that … Continue reading

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Dictator In Waiting – Podcast March 17, 2024

Trump In His Own Words And Actions. Now that Trump has sealed up the Republican nomination, we decided it was time to consider what he might do in a second term in the White House. (Remember, he has already been … Continue reading

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Hill Interview – Podcast February 25, 2024

From Controlling Mars Rovers To Controlling Arizona Utilities And Corporations. Steve Williamson and Karen McClelland welcome Jonathon Hill, candidate for the Arizona Corporation Commission. Hill is an engineer and scientist who has worked on the Mars probe for the past … Continue reading

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Podcast December 31, 2023

Year In Review. On New Year’s Eve, Steve Williamson, Karen McClelland and Gary LaMaster review some of the biggest news stories of 2023, including Trump’s legal problems, the Israeli-Hamas war, the Russian invasion of Ukraine, Bidenomics, and more. They also … Continue reading

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Podcast November 6, 2023

The Republican Plans To Destroy America. In this show, we look at Agenda 47, the 2025 Project, and Trump’s own words to determine what to expect should Trump or another Republican win the presidency in 2024. In a new Republican … Continue reading

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Podcast October 30, 2023

A Real Fright. On Halloween Eve, host Steve Williamson and contributor Gary LaMaster discuss the scariest development in Washington DC this year – the selection of MAGA Mike Johnson as the 56th Speaker of the US House of Representatives. In … Continue reading

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Bidenomics – Podcast July 31, 2023

Rebuilding The Economy From the Middle Out And Bottom Up. Steve Williamson and Gary LaMaster examine the enormous success of the Biden-Harris administration in rescuing the United States economy from the chaos caused by the pandemic and the Trump administration. … Continue reading

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Podcast July 24, 2023

US Foreign Policy – Liberal Idealism v Realism. Steve Williamson and Gary LaMaster look at the many challenges now facing our nation. Our current situation stands in stark contrast to the unbridled optimism that followed the end of the Cold … Continue reading

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