Congressman Steve King with a flurry of huge issues.   Vigorous.    Border issues expert Jim Gilchrist talks about the reasons for travel restrictions to parts of Mexico.  Sobering.   Lotsa open-line.

Direct download: mickelson-2009-02-27.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:06am CST

 

"Intelligence and How to Get It"  Richard Nisbett says IQ isn't fixed and not hardwired...it can be improved.  How?     Harley Schlanger,  bureau chief for the Executive Intelligence Review deals with the banking mess.    Iowa has a team of it's own ghostbusters...CAPT... the Carroll Area Paranormal Team chases stuff which goes "bump" in the night.   And an update from Brad O'Leary on the "Audacity of Deceit"...the first few weeks of the Obamanation. 

Direct download: mickelson-2009-02-26.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:57am CST

 

Democrats calls it the Nationwide Popular Vote Bill,     Republicans call it the "Iowa Voter Irrelevancy Act"   Senator  Randy Feenstra explains why Iowans shouldn't vote away it's electoral college birthright.   Then,  the feds shut down the sale of ATVs cuz there might be some lead paint on 'em which a kid may lick and die.   Oh,  good.    Even effects some local toy makers. 

Direct download: mickelson-2009-02-25.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:21am CST

 

 

Pat Buchanan  says the real cause of the economy collapse is the imbalance of trade.  Then,  answering listener email.  Are court decisions law?   We are basing a bunch of education expenditures based upon that silly notion.  Lotsa great conversation.

Direct download: mickelson-2009-02-24.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:58am CST

 

Lotsa open-line time.  An update on the Iowa National Guard story about the Arcadia training episode.   Then what's causing garage door openers to fail?  Plus silly stuff.   And the hands-free phone gadget I was talkin' about.

Direct download: mickelson-2009-02-23.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:30am CST

 

 

 

Answering a great listener email.  Then,  taxpayers are paying the salary of  the head of a local AFSME officer and paying the rent.   Rep Erik Helland  and  Rep Chris Hagenow  blow the whistle.   Chuck Larson back to Iowa from his assignment as Ambassador to Latvia.

Then,  the Acadia story reaction begins...  a YouTube video reaction.  Fascinating.

 

Direct download: mickelson-2009-02-20.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:27am CST

 

Andrew Bridge tells about Hope's Boy a memoir about being caught up in a dysfunctional foster care program.   Dan Pilla,  Tax Freedom Institute, with insight into the tax implications of foreclosures.   Thomas Woods describes what caused the "Meltdown".    Then Des Moines cops do a fundraiser on out-of-towners.  As the economy dropsticket numbers increase.

Then,  a close look at holes.

Direct download: mickelson-2009-02-19.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:56am CST

 

 John Stauffer  with Giants: the parallel lives of Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln.   Great conversation.   Then,  an Iowa National Guard activates my paranoia gland.   Gonna take over an Iowa town.

Direct download: mickelson-2009-02-18.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:21am CST

School drop-outs way up.   Why?  Jonathan Narcisse  with powerful conservation...and wisdom from callers.   Then, Michael Maloney with his "Guide to Investing in Gold and Silver"    Money talk.

Direct download: mickelson-2009-02-17.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:06am CST

Lotsa economic open-line time.  Controversy over aid to Palestinian refugees... did the Obama administration entitle refugee status to Palestinians?  Conflicting stories.   Then,  what's being done to the dollar?  Rep. Dan Burton.  The Chinese say they hate us...why? 

Direct download: mickelson-2009-02-16.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:09am CST

 

Lotsa openline... everything from the Fairness Doctrine to gun legislation.  Rep Baudler explains.   Iowa Democrats are  trying to dump the electoral college.   Then TV 13  is dropping their analog signal early.  GM Dale Woods explains.   Then,  Suzy.

Direct download: mickelson-2009-02-13.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:12am CST

How about updated rail passenger service in Iowa?  Andrew Snow is lobbying for it.   Congressman Steve King talks about the stimulus package.  Tax attorney Bruce Baker explains HF 181...says it only effects a small tax change for duplexes...no big whoop.   Then,  Rep Lance Hornbach lobbies against prevailing wages proposals by big labor.    Ira Mehlman  from FAIR says the stimulus package doesn't prevent illegals from benefiting. 

Direct download: mickelson-2009-02-12.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:50am CST

 

The fellow says that after careful consideration,   he's up for "Re-carving Rushmore".... Ivan Eland  re-rates the Presidents on Peace, Prosperity and Liberty.   Great stuff.    Professor Michael Behe says Darwin wouldn't have celebrated Darwin Day.   Then,  a new piece of legislation  wants to change Iowa tax law to convert any condo with more than four units into "commercial" property and tax them accordingly.  BOOM!

Direct download: mickelson-2009-02-11.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:55am CST

 

Bill Salier  with a modest counter-proposal to the Obama bailout plan.  The language of entitlement...then,  Benson Bobrick  says the best general of the Civil War is unknown.  General George Thomas was the Master of War.   Lotsa open-line conversation about the octuplet mom, too.

Direct download: mickelson-2009-02-10.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:22am CST

Iowa is pondering a dove hunting season.  Mark Markarian  from the Humane Society thinks it's a bad idea.   Iowans respond.    Then, my sister Sonja Bates, who runs post abortion Bible studies for women is joined by Kim Lehman from Iowa Right to Life.    A prayer ceremony at the Iowa  State Capitol.    Cliff Kincaid   from Accuracy in Media  says the political is trying to make another end run round the US Constitution....again. 

Direct download: mickelson-2009-02-09.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:09am CST

Gillian McKeith  has a  "Food Bible".   From IPTV  Bill Hayes tries to untie the knots in the digital conversion snafu.   Senator Paul McKinley says Iowa's budget is another fine mess.

Direct download: mickelson-2009-02-06.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:35am CST

 

"A Slobbering Love Affair"  with Bernie Golberg...media bias in the last election cycle.  Congressman Ron Paul  with an update.   Then,  money talk.   From whence it came.

Direct download: mickelson-2009-02-05.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:04am CST

 

Paul Tough say when it comes to educational distress,  it's time to do "Whatever it Takes".   Plus,  what's in Iowa's 1.5 Billion dollar stimulus package?   Then,   this one will sneak up on ya.   (Large video file, but worth it)   And something special for the guy who wants to legalize pot and decriminalize drugs.

Direct download: mickelson-2009-02-04.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:07am CST

 

Ed Fallon comes over to assert the desirability of same sex marriage in Iowa.   Vigorous discussion.

Direct download: mickelson-2009-02-03.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:02pm CST

Winterfest 2009  with the County Conservation Board  people.   Tom Hazelton  brings in a bunch of County Conservation experts.  

Direct download: mickelson-2009-02-02.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:08am CST

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