RISE OF THE MODERATES
By RISE OF THE MODERATES
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Saving the endangered, essential species known as the "American Moderate"
||CleanROTM EPISODE 6: The Conservative Mind||If you’ve been engaging conservatives in debates on social media, you may find yourself bewildered by what at times seems like their willful ignorance, rejection Read More||2/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanROTM EPISODE 5: The Muslim Ban||Any good military strategist knows winning a conflict is as much about capturing the hearts and minds of your enemy as it is about weaponry. Read More||1/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanROTM PODCAST EPISODE 4: The Threat of Fake News & Infotainment||This episode of the Rise of the Moderates Podcast examines how fake news and infotainment are possibly the greatest threats to American democracy that we Read More||1/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanROTM Podcast Episode 3: America’s Having a Mid-Life Crisis (and Trump is Our Trophy Wife)||This episode of the Rise of the Moderates Podcast discusses “Make America Great Again” – the idea that America’s best days are behind us and we Read More||1/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanROTM Podcast Episode 2: On College Students Removing the Flag||Episode 2 of the Rise of the Moderates Podcast discusses the recent move by students at Hampshire College to remove the American flag from their Read More||12/5/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRise of the Moderates Podcast: Episode 1||Episode 1 of the Rise of the Moderates Podcast serves as an introduction to Rise of the Moderates. In this episode, I discuss the vital role moderates play (or are supposed to play) in American government and the current American political landscape whe||11/28/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
These podcasts reassure me that I am still a moderate and I have not gone insane. The only people I have to interact with have all joined the world of the Stepford Wives, modern conservative edition.
For 9yrs I have tried to have intelligent, fact based discussion with them and, well, you've mentioned what I come against. No reasoning seems to work. I've even asked them if they've written everything down in one place so they can actually see what it is, all together, that they believe. At that point, I have become "combative" or "tiresome". I could write a book, so I will just stop and say, "Thank you!".