In today’s show I discuss project redmap and the fairly recent history of some of the worst gerrymandering in the country.
So called “purple” or swing states of North Carolina, Wisconsin and Ohio have gone from trending blue to reliably red.
How did it happen? Take a listen:
Continue reading S2E17: Project redmap
In today’s episode we finish our conversation on Elizabeth Warren and move directly into other prominent and not so prominent 2020 candidates on the Democratic side.
The reports on some of the candidates leads me to believe the battle on the left is going to be over Wall Street and money. Listen here:
Continue reading S2E16: The 2020 candidates and GOP hates democracy
This is is the first episode of 2019 and we begin with the partial government shutdown over “The Wall”.
As of this episode, the House passed the Senate bill that was rejected by the previous Congress under Paul Ryan.
Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell has refused to put it to vote saying President of The United States will not sign it.
Nancy Pelosi has called the wall an immorality.
I give my take on the wall in the episode below.
Continue reading Season 2 episode 15: the wall, the house and elizabeth warren
Merry Christmas and a happy, healthy New Year to all!
This is the final episode on our series on religion and spirituality and the last episode of 2018.
In this episode we take things from Christ’s time to the end times.
With me is retired Detective Darnley Small who worked for the New York City Police Department and is an elder in the Presbyterian Church.
Detective Small also did race training for the NYC Presbytery and worked in the synod.
We begin with Nebuchadnezzar’s dream as interpreted by Daniel in his book. See our last episode here for more details.
Continue reading S2E14: Are we in the end times?
In today’s episode we begin with politics and the President of the United States.
To be honest, I had hoped to get through this entire season without mentioning POTUS, but Detective Small believes there is a link between the Church and Trump.
On that point we agree.
Continue reading S2E13: Why was Jesus killed?
In Today’s episode we begin to delve into the Bible as we talk about the church and prophecy.
As an elder and a former member of the Presbyterian senate, I ask detective Small about the church and how it is different from other christians churches.
Through discussion I learn about how he was tasked to deal with perceived racism and the church.
We then discus the state of the Church today and reference reports on child sex abuse in the Roman Catholic church.
How can a church of God behave this way?
This groundbreaking reporting is only a few months old.
If you have not heard about it or read about it, I urge listeners to visit the NY Times reporting on this:
Child sex abuse Roman Catholic church of Pennsylvania.:
Continue reading S2E12: The church and prophecy today
Last episode we focused on physical health and mental well being through diet, exercise and meditation.
In this series of episodes I am going to focus on spiritual health and well being through faith and religion.
I will be interviewing Detective Darnley Small, a retired trainer for the New York City Police Department.
Detective Small is also an elder in his church and did racism training for the NYC Presbytery.
Continue reading S2E11 – Faith and religion with Det. Darnley Small
How do you learn to eat healthy?
How do you go from drinking milk, eating beef and pork to drinking nut milk and eating just vegetables and whole grains?
Today is the final episode of our series on health and wellness with Meena, a certified yoga and Pilates instructor in New York city.
Continue reading S2E10 – Healthy Diet, Healthy Life
Yoga is a Sanskrit word meaning to yoke or unite the source of our being.
Yoga is a combination of poses and postures (asanas), breathing (pranayama) and meditation that focuses on stress reduction, and toning muscles. This is achieved through slow, dynamic movement.
Continue reading S2E9 – Yoga for meditation and stress relief
In today’s episode I continue my conversation on health and wellness with Meena a certified yoga and pilates instructor in NYC.
The is the second episode in the series.
The goal of these episodes is get listeners thinking about adding exercise to their daily routine.
We want you to understand exercise is not just going out and running for a few miles in the street or on a treadmill.
Yoga and pilates provides both strength, muscular endurance, flexibility and cardiovascular workout without the undo stress on joints and bones.
Continue reading S2E8 – What is pilates?