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Civitalk, the preeminent political podcast in North Carolina, is hosted by Ray Nothstine and Brooke Medina of the Civitas Institute. Each episode they offer up lighthearted and humorous conversation blended with compelling, serious analysis. From politics to culture and other fascinating chatter, we have you covered through your week and beyond.
||CleanThe Green New Deal, Cocaine Mitch, and Greatest Love Stories||The Green New Deal was recently rolled out by Democrats in Congress. What’s it all about and who supports this sweeping, far-reaching proposal? How did Mitch McConnell get the nickname “Cocaine Mitch” and what is his response to the Green New Deal||2/16/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEn Vogue Environmentalism, Political Fashion Statements, and Fact Checks||This week, Gov. Roy Cooper testified before the U.S. Houses Natural Resources Committee in D.C. Civitas President Donald Bryson commented on this event by saying, “Gov. Cooper is an en vogue environmentalist.||2/9/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGovernor Cooper’s Campaign Kickoff, the Super Bowl, and the NC Supreme Court Shake-Up||Gov. Cooper came under a bit of media scrutiny this week as word spread that he would be announcing his 2020 re-election bid in New York City. Lt. Gov. Dan Forest also threw in his name for the gubernatorial race,||2/1/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRoe v. Wade, Covington Catholic, and Cooper’s Shady Actions||The irresponsible mishandling of the altercation between Covington Catholic School boys and activist Nathan Phillips is yet another sobering example of how destructive media and societal bias can be. Character assassination is something that is sadly b.||1/25/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Shutdown, Big Macs, and a Personality Test||Join us as we examine the outrage about President Trump’s decision to serve Clemson football players fast food. The current government shutdown has now broken the record for the longest one in U.S. history. What does this mean for furloughed workers||1/18/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanToxic Masculinity, Voter Roll Purges, and Trump’s Oval Office Address||Join us this week as we share our thoughts on the President’s Oval Office address and the Democratic response. We also discuss the recent purge of over half a million registered voters from the rolls, as well as delve into the American Psychological||1/11/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWomen in Congress, Government Shutdown, and New Years Resolutions||We kick off the first episode of this year with a discussion about the 116th Congress, highlighting the record number of women being sworn in and the tensions within the Democratic party. We also touch on the partial government shutdown and make a few .||1/4/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTrump’s Border Wall, Potential 2020 Democratic Nominees, and Desmond is Amazing||Join us this week as we discuss the fight between Democrats in Congress and the White House surrounding funding for the border wall. We’re also making predictions about which Democrats might throw their hat in for a 2020 presidential run,||12/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTop Christmas movies, Gov. Cooper’s voter ID veto, and Medicaid expansion||What is your favorite Christmas movie? Numerous titles are floated as we take a deep dive into this all important topic. When it comes to voter ID, Gov. Cooper wasn’t content to allow the citizens of North Carolina and members of the General Assembly||12/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanElection Fraud, What to Expect in 2019, and Christmas Memories||Ray Nothstine is joined by Donald Bryson to unpack what is happening in NC-09, the congressional district that has been making national headlines for the investigation into whether election fraud helped secure a victory for Republican Mark Harris in th.||12/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Brooke and Ray provide great info while being entertaining to listen to.
Good info and entertaining
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Brooke and Ray bring it! I love listening to this refreshing, informative, and inspiring podcast!