Consider This! | Conservative political commentary in 10 minutes or less
By Doug Payton
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Let's talk politics in 10 minutes or less! Doug Payton gives his take on the politics and culture events of the day from his conservative perspective. But this is no long, drawn-out opinion piece. Each episode is 10 minutes or less, and usually covers 3 topics or so. The idea is to get you to look at topics from a different angle with information you've not heard from your regular blogs, or your Facebook or Twitter feeds. And the idea is, also, to get your feedback and thoughts so that we can all consider this.
||CleanEpisode 235: Conscience or Compliance / RFRA at 25 / My Thanksgiving Message to You||Conscience or Compliance / RFRA at 25 / My Thanksgiving Message to You||11/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 234: The 2018 Midterm Election Round-up||The 2018 Midterm Election Round-up||11/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 233: Reconsider This – Kelvin Cochran and Seattle’s Minimum Wage||Reconsider This - Kelvin Cochran and Seattle's Minimum Wage||10/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 232: The Angry, Democrat Mob / Religious Freedom Win in the UK||The Angry, Democrat Mob / Religious Freedom Win in the UK||10/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 231: Coveted Celebrity Endorsement / World Economic Tipping Point||Coveted Celebrity Endorsement / World Economic Tipping Point||10/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 230: Thoughts on the Brett Kavanaugh Hearings||Thoughts on the Brett Kavanaugh Hearings||10/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 229: Credit For the Economy / How a Young Man Grew Up||Credit For the Economy / How a Young Man Grew Up||9/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 228: Why I Couldn’t Think Of What To Talk About||Why I Couldn't Think Of What To Talk About||9/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 227: Studies You May Not Have Heard About||Studies You May Not Have Heard About||9/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 226: US Cuts Carbon Emissions Without Paris / (Gender) Words Mean Things||US Cuts Carbon Emissions Without Paris / (Gender) Words Mean Things||9/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 225: Idealism vs Reality||Idealism vs Reality||8/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 224: Border Security / Being Skeptical of Scientists / UBI Fail||Border Security / Being Skeptical of Scientists / UBI Fail||8/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 223: Evangelical Support for Trump / Venezuela Wakes Up / Poetry (Yes, Really)||Evangelical Support for Trump / Venezuela Wakes Up / Poetry (Yes, Really)||8/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 222: A New Look at Flint / Proving Marijuana’s Health Benefits||A New Look at Flint / Proving Marijuana's Health Benefits||7/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 221: Uber-discrimination / Universal Basic Income / Trump’s Helsinki Presser||Uber-discrimination / Universal Basic Income / Trump's Helsinki Presser||7/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 220: Plastic Pollution / Minimum Wage Hurts the Disabled / Environmentalists vs the Planet||Plastic Pollution / Minimum Wage Hurts the Disabled / Environmentalists vs the Planet||7/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 219: The Power You Grab Will Be Used Against You||The Power You Grab Will Be Used Against You||7/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 218: Blacklisted by a Red Hen / ACLU Cools to Civil Liberties / SCOTUS Rules Against Coerced Speech||Blacklisted by a Red Hen / ACLU Cools to Civil Liberties / SCOTUS Rules Against Coerced Speech||7/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 217: Florida Fails / Track Meets / 4-year-old Calling the Shots||Florida Fails / Track Meets / 4-year-old Calling the Shots||6/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 216: Jack Phillips Wins, Sort Of / A List of Trump Wins||Jack Phillips Wins, Sort Of / A List of Trump Wins||6/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 215: Why Socialism Fails / Why Unemployment Stats Are Misleading||Why Socialism Fails / Why Unemployment Stats Are Misleading||6/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 214: Freedom of Speech & Religion vs Freedom From Discrimination||Freedom of Speech & Religion vs Freedom From Discrimination||5/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 213: Alfie Evans Off Life Support / States Running Out of Money||Alfie Evans Off Life Support / States Running Out of Money||4/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 212: IRS Payout / Towns Banning Guns / Knife Control (Really)||IRS Payout / Towns Banning Guns / Knife Control (Really)||4/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 211: Guest Commentary by William Campbell; Confirmation Bias and Blind Spots||Guest Commentary by William Campbell; Confirmation Bias and Blind Spots||4/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 210: Good News on School Shootings / Bad News on Women’s Safety||Good News on School Shootings / Bad News on Women's Safety||3/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 209: Revisiting Martin Shkreli / Listener Feedback: Is ObamaCare Forever?||Revisiting Martin Shkreli / Listener Feedback: Is ObamaCare Forever?||3/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 208: ACA vs Premiums / Bermuda’s Leads the World / Consumer Confidence Way Up||ACA vs Premiums / Bermuda's Leads the World / Consumer Confidence Way Up||3/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 207: Bell’s Crusade||Bell's Crusade||2/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 206: Trump’s Economy; Do You Want the Good News or the Bad News First?||Trump's Economy; Do You Want the Good News or the Bad News First?||2/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 205: Taking Offense For Those Who Aren’t Offended; Bye to Chief Wahoo||Taking Offense For Those Who Aren't Offended; Bye to Chief Wahoo||2/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 204: Abortion in 2018; You Are Not Alone||Abortion in 2018; You Are Not Alone||2/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 203: Playing Catch-up / Net Neutrality / Israel’s Capital / Alfie Evans / Russia Collusion||Playing Catch-up / Net Neutrality / Israel's Capital / Alfie Evans / Russia Collusion||1/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGoing on Hiatus||Going on Hiatus||12/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 202: Jack Phillips of Masterpiece Cakeshop vs Freedom of Conscience||Jack Phillips of Masterpiece Cakeshop vs Freedom of Conscience||11/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 201: The Sutherland Springs Shooting – Was it Terrorism?||The Sutherland Springs Shooting - Was it Terrorism?||11/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 200: Interview With DJ McGuire on Switching Parties / Listener Feedback||Interview With DJ McGuire on Switching Parties / Listener Feedback||10/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 199: Harvey Weinstein / UK’s Medical Crisis||Harvey Weinstein / UK's Medical Crisis||10/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 198: Pass The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act||Pass The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act||10/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 197: Can You Legislate Away Evil? The Las Vegas Shooting||Can You Legislate Away Evil? The Las Vegas Shooting||10/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 196: Is There a Time and a Place for Free Speech?||Is There a Time and a Place for Free Speech?||10/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 195: More Religious Tests / Bernie’s Medicare For All||More Religious Tests / Bernie's Medicare For All||9/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 194: Blaming Hurricanes on a Higher Power / The Real James Comey||Blaming Hurricanes on a Higher Power / The Real James Comey||9/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 193: What Are You Thinking, Really?||What Are You Thinking, Really?||9/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 192: The Transgender Suicide Epidemic||The Transgender Suicide Epidemic||8/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 191: Charlottesville / Eliminating Downs Syndrome / The Right to Serve||Charlottesville / Eliminating Downs Syndrome / The Right to Serve||8/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 190: How Subverting the Free Market Brings Us Corporate Behemoths||How Subverting the Free Market Brings Us Corporate Behemoths||8/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 189: What Do Trump’s Approval Ratings Mean?||What Do Trump's Approval Ratings Mean?||8/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 188: Berkeley Disinvites a Surprising Speaker||Berkeley Disinvites a Surprising Speaker||7/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 187: Clooney Comes Back, and State Solvency||Clooney Comes Back, and State Solvency||7/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Refined and Articulate.
Doug's podcast is very insightful and informative. He clearly puts a lot of thought and effort into composing episodes that are not only enlightening but also entertaining.
Its almost as good as having SNN back again!
I used to be an avid fan of Shire Network News. So I was thrilled to discover that Doug has continued doing his "Consider This" segments that used to be a staple on SNN.
I still miss SNN. But at least the ten minute format fits in better with my busy work life.
This is a great podcast - brief summaries of key political issues and news that may have been "overlooked" by the mainstream media, with on target commentary. Of course, that is my conservative's view ...... and if you don't consider yourself "conservative," then "Consider This" anyway -- you might learn something new!