13 - Entitlements: A dirty word or societal lever?Constitutional bird medium

Entitlement has become a sort of dirty word in our society. One side of the aisle rallies around eliminating them while the other claims that programs are NOT entitlements but necessities. We discuss what entitlements are and how we might better evaluate which ones we might want to keep and how we might better improve them to satisfy the concerns of all sides.Read More →

12 - Finding Common Ground with common termsConstitutional bird medium

We try and change the format a little bit and try and discuss how people disagreeing on terminology can prevent discourse, how you can improve the situation, and miss a few movie references.Read More →

11 - Universal Basic Income: Is it socialism, evolution, or even a necessity?Constitutional bird medium

We welcome Seth Connor to our podcast and talk about Universal Basic Income and why it's in the news again, what the underlying problems are that are spurring this conversation on and some alternatives that we might be able to consider.Read More →

10 - Diversity is not just nice, it's how government operatesConstitutional bird medium

We introduce Evie and discuss why we believe that diversity of opinions is critical to the operation of government.Read More →

9 - Precedent, Precedent, Precedent: Travel Bans, Judicial Oversight, and WashingtonConstitutional bird medium

Paul tries to convince everyone to move to Washington state while we tackle immigration and Trump's executive ordersRead More →

8 - Executive Orders and their DangersConstitutional bird medium

We discuss how expansion of powers is a dangerous thing, some of its implications, and the danger of constant escalationRead More →

7 - Income InequalityConstitutional bird medium

We welcome our newest panelist Sarah Cushman, try to discuss the problems and solutions around income inequality, and we discover that Paul wants board games where he can rob trainsRead More →

A Voice For ReasonConstitutional bird medium

We stand seemingly close to the precipice of war. Will we step back or repeat history yet again?Read More →

6 - Hacks and Election MeddlingConstitutional bird medium

We talk about the recent DNC and RNC hacks, the implications of having other countries meddle in our elections, cheese, and discover Paul has a lot to say!Read More →

5 - A Call to Action: Why now is the time for the moderate to actConstitutional bird medium

John and Paul talk about why now is the right time for the moderate voice to stand up, speak, and play a bigger role in politics moving forwardRead More →