FairAndUNbalanced's podcast (politics and bigotry)

President Trump has pardoned Joe Arpaio. Good folks are angry.

They have a good case. Why aren't they making it?

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Direct download: Sheriff_Joe_is_Not_a_Good_Guy.mp3
Category:Politics and Bigotry -- posted at: 11:05pm EDT

He had been forced to betray his most loyal followers and his own deepest beliefs.

Then the fury erupted and rage spoke in his place.

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Direct download: Trump_Unbound.mp3
Category:Politics and Bigotry -- posted at: 12:16am EDT

Leaders of countries once at war now spoke of peace.

The message of hatred replaced by partnership, of conflict yielding to compassion, seemed innocent, uncontroversial.

Then guilty minds became angry at imagined insult.

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Direct download: Guilty_Minds_Provoked.mp3
Category:Politics and Bigotry -- posted at: 10:48pm EDT

The first harm from the new President will not come through law or policy.

It will be felt on American streets.

 

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Direct download: The_Mean_Streets_of_a_More_Hostile_America.mp3
Category:Politics and Bigotry -- posted at: 10:12pm EDT

The immigrant was ambushed and killed walking home from work.

So why hold an anti-immigrant rally a few doors down on the same street?

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Direct download: Donald_and_the_Snake.mp3
Category:Politics and Bigotry -- posted at: 9:01pm EDT

The famous creationist visited me many years ago.

Today's Trump supporters remind me of the man's favorite argument.

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Direct download: Obama_Creation_Myth.mp3
Category:Politics and Bigotry -- posted at: 11:28pm EDT

Mr Trump tells evangelical Christians he is a self-made man.


He invites them to a new form of worship, that many are discovering they have been yearning after for a very long time.

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Direct download: The_Self-Made_Man_and_His_Religion.mp3
Category:Politics and Bigotry -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

The cynical among us may regard the sudden surge of Republican office holders away from Donald Trump as rats deserting the ship.

There is an alternate view.

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Direct download: Rats.mp3
Category:Politics and Bigotry -- posted at: 11:46pm EDT

The father of a fallen soldier asks whether Donald Trump has even read the Constitution.
Mr. Trump attacks. The man has no right to ask such a question.

Actually, the Constitution guarantees that right.
It also gives Mr. Trump the right to attack two grieving parents.

And it gives the rest of us the right to call Mr. Trump a godawful jerk.
He should read about those rights.

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Direct download: Mr._Trumps_Right_to_Attack.mp3
Category:Politics and Bigotry -- posted at: 11:57pm EDT

Hey Pocahontas!
You gonna grab your bow and arrow there?
You got a big mouth, lady.
She’s got a big mouth, and that’s about it.

Our parents taught, and popular culture reinforced, how we see those who snarl such things at women and ethnic minorities.

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Direct download: Politics_Accidentally_Borrows_from_Old_Television_Scripts.mp3
Category:Politics and Bigotry -- posted at: 8:44pm EDT