Category Archives: Political Candidacy

Podcast February 18, 2024

Republican Plans For A Trump Dictatorship. Trump has said that, if elected, he will be a dictator for a day. But the plans already being implemented by his campaign and rightwing organizations indicate that he expects to be a Putin-style … Continue reading

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Singal Interview – Podcast February 4, 2024

The Professor Gazes Into His Electoral Crystal Ball Once Again. Steve Williamson and Karen McClelland welcome Dan Singal back to the show to discuss the upcoming elections. Singal is an author and Emeritus Professor of History at Hobart and William … Continue reading

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Ruby Interview – Podcast January 28, 2024

From Theater To Politics. Steve Williamson and Karen McClelland welcome Jay Ruby, theater company director, actor, activist, and Democratic candidate for the Arizona State Legislature. Ruby has experience in organizing people, beginning with his efforts to establish a theater company … 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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Singal Interview – Podcast October 9, 2023

A Master Class In Politics Of The Day. Steve Williamson welcomes Dan Singal back to the show. Singal is a professor of history at Hobart and William Smith Colleges who has, in the past, offered our listeners great insights into … Continue reading

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Sauer Interview – Podcast October 2, 2023

Recruiting Democratic Candidates In One Of America’s Reddest Counties. Steve Williamson, Karen McClelland and Holli Ploog welcome Kathleen Sauer, newly elected chair of the Yavapai County Democratic Party. Asked how the organization is doing, Sauer replies, “We just had our … Continue reading

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Evans Interview – Podcast June 19, 2023

Celebrating Our Second Independence Day. Karen McClelland welcomes Coral Evans, former Flagstaff Mayor, legislative candidate and current Northern Arizona Director for U.S. Senator Kelly on our newest federal holiday – Juneteenth. Evans begins by saying, “Juneteenth is a holiday I … Continue reading

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Podcast May 29, 2023

Assessing GOP Presidential Candidates For 2024. Steve Williamson, Karen McClelland and Gary LaMaster analyze the GOP candidates who have announced their run for president against the Democratic incumbent Joe Biden. In many ways, it’s a rogue’s list headed by twice … Continue reading

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Fogel Interview – Podcast April 3, 2023

From Educating Children To Educating Voters. Steve Williamson and Karen McClelland welcome Mike Fogel, former teacher, school principal, school board member, state senate candidate, and current chair of the Yavapai County Democratic Party. In a county with two-and-a-half times as … Continue reading

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Garrado Interview – Podcast January 23, 2023

Helping The Arizona Democratic Party Take The Next Step. Steve Williamson and Karen McClelland welcome Steve Garrado to the show. Garrado is currently one of two candidates for Chair of the Arizona Democratic Party. His experience includes 14 years as … Continue reading

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