Some last minute pre-Christmas cougar talk,  then let the holidays begin. Music and stories.

Direct download: mickelson-2009-12-24.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:33am CST


A Iowan send some pictures of cat the snow...wonders how big the animal is...   is it bobcat or  mountain lion?

Paw 1      Paw 2    Paw 3   Video (video is Quicktime, but will open with Media player, but without sound)

Then,   Obamacare Passes!!!     The Loyal Opposition reponds with a song.  ( Ray Stevens)

Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:32am CST


 Jeff Kueter from George C. Marshall Institute piles on climate-gate.   Then, a homeless follow-up and Senator Harkin invents some new rights.

Direct download: mickelson-2009-12-23.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:07am CST


Coping with Copenhagen...Dr. Cal Beisner and the Cornwall Alliance reviews climate-gate.  Sally Pipes is a little discouraged over the health care bill.   Kimberly Alyn tells us Whatzzup with that?   Then, Ken Hoagland says the only fair tax is the FairTax. 

Direct download: mickelson-2009-12-22.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:01am CST


Brigadier General Stephen Lanza with a progress report from Baghdad.   A priest tells his parishioners that it's ok to steal from large stores if they are poor.   Harley Schlanger speaks for Lyndon LaRouchePAC...against the Federal Reserve.  Then,  Iowans respond to the weekend vote on healthcare reform.

Direct download: mickelson-2009-12-21.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:50am CST


"Why AC-DC Matters"...  really...Anthony Bozza.   Then,  Christmas food-ism.   A 4 year old wants to go to jail,  cuz that's where daddy is.  Congressman Steve King back from Afghanistan with some disturbing answers. 

Direct download: mickelson-2009-12-18.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:15am CST


Lotsa stuff... snottiness from a congressman...Senator Grassley takes a hit on earmarks.   Iowans wonder about who pays. Senator Grassley wants us to know that the orchestra earmark wasn't even his.  Then,   Gitmo detainees are ending up across the river.  Iowan's aren't thrilled... 

Direct download: mickelson-2009-12-17.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:00am CST


The sprouts from Joshua Academy recite for the listeners...Rev Keith Ratliff is the inspiration...cute kids too.  Plus a mountain lion gets shot in Iowa...ruckus ensues.  (another abbreviated podast...technical problems...workin' on it.)

Direct download: mickelson-2009-12-16.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:37am CST

Kyle Kraus from Kum and Go just got an award for going green...called the LEED Certification...Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design.   Then a bunch of delicious stuff...including blasphemy...  not mine.

Direct download: mickelson-2009-12-15.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:41am CST


David Costello and Joe Stevens advocate for the 1st annual Iowa homeless persons' memorial...local homeless issues.  The parade of Iowa rip-offs gets longer (maybe we need a sabbatical) ...then,  Dr. C.L. Gray  wants to fix what ails healthcare.

Direct download: mickelson-2009-12-14.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:18am CST


Peter Greer, President of Hope International, "The Poor Will Be Glad" talks about micro-loans to the needy.   Michael Ware, Iowa Carry" says taxpayers are paying for a lobbyist to work against their 2nd Amendment Rights.  (an abbreviated podcast...technical problems with file)

Direct download: mickelson-2009-12-11.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:56am CST


William Baker talks about the moral hazards of "Endless Money"...General Anthony Tata  with an Afghanistan assessment.   Then,  what do ancient Norwegians and Native Americans have in common? 

Direct download: mickelson-2009-12-10.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:47pm CST


Iowa gets whacked by the blizzard of '09.   So,  we do the appropriate Iowa thing in response.   We whine about it at a high level.  

Direct download: mickelson-2009-12-09.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:16am CST



Jack Martin from FAIR,  takes apart immigration costs propaganda numbers.  Dr. Alan Koslow and Bruce Mirken, Marijuana Policy Project argue for medical marijuana.

Direct download: mickelson-2009-12-08.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:42am CST


John  Gibson describes "How the Left Swift-boated America"...Christopher Horner's reviews the "Red Hot Lies" of the global warming lobby.   And why is Iowa hot for Sarah Palin?

Direct download: mickelson-2009-12-07.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:16am CST


Steve Kirby from ACT is still annoyed about a Indianola High School invitation to Muslims in the name of diversity.   Week in Review open-line.

Direct download: mickelson-2009-12-04.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:45am CST boss,  same as the old.  Children's books for 4 year old Democrats.  Republicans?  Congressman Duncan Hunter coming to Iowa for Chris Reed.  Party Crasher overload?

Direct download: mickelson-2009-12-03.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:01am CST


 Ken Blackwell says General Casey should be demoted for worrying more about the death of diversity at Fort Hood than the 14 murder victims.  A great video about the global warming hoax.   Then,  a  judge expands social security benefits those who were  conceived after  the death of the parent.  So,   shouldn't taxpayers have the right to Conjugal visits?  

Direct download: mickelson-2009-12-02.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:53am CST


AFSME makes concessions but hints at future taxes to pay the bills.  Iowans respond.

Direct download: mickelson-2009-12-01.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:09am CST


The tragedy of the commons and national health care.  The same thing?  (Here's a link to a great free book which will make you an expert on the "tragedy of the commons")

Direct download: mickelson-2009-11-30.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:41am CST


Billy Bob Salier sits in for with the possible court martial of soldiers who did their duty...too well?


Direct download: mickelson-2009-11-25.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:01am CST


Mike Whelan and Susanne Lee sit in for Jan Mickelson and have a mini-job fair and ask all the right questions about what's holding us back.

Direct download: mickelson-2009-11-24.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:12am CST


Iowa taxpayers are still bailing out Postville...again.   Chris Rants and Jonathan Narcisse mix it up on some Iowa issues.  Open line Friday

Direct download: mickelson-2009-11-20.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:24am CST


Gitmo prisoners headed to a prison on the edge of Iowa.  Good idea?   "Who Turned Out the Lights?"  Jean Johnson with guided tour of our energy future.   Congressman Tom Latham has a law to prevent the incarceration of Gitmo terrorists in the Midwest.

Direct download: mickelson-2009-11-19.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:05am CST


Timothy Egan recalls "The Big Burn"...the largest forest fire in history.   How Markets Fail...John Cassidy.    How Iowa can pay its bills...Ed Failor from Iowans for Tax Relief with practical solutions.  Banning Everclear? 

Direct download: mickelson-2009-11-18.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:36am CST


Jeri Corsi talks about the dollar, about the economy and "America For Sale".   Joe Volk is a Quaker peace organizer...give peace a chance.   Then,  if I had a hammer...will I soon need a license? 

Direct download: mickelson-2009-11-17.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:42am CST

Steve Kirby is the Iowa Chapter President of ACT...warns of the influence of radical Islam in Iowa.  Earl Taylor and Jim Carley with Save Our American upcoming "Making of America" seminar on the Constitution.   or 515-423-4131. Congressman Steve King defends a controversial assessment of an Obama insider "Chicago Mafia"... Lewis Sorely  thinks our Vietnam history could be repeating in Afghanistan. "A Better War". 

Direct download: mickelson-2009-11-16.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:35am CST


Emily Klinefelter is an up and coming MMA fighter...big fight night!  Will Tracey with The Onion's anthology celebration.  More PC nonsense.  Kevin Hammond is coming to town to play.   Suzy!

Direct download: mickelson-2009-11-13.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:24am CST


Scott Paul from Alliance for American Manufacturing says we are still exporting jobs...even with bailout money.   Congressman Ron Paul says the medical reform package is legislative and economic malpractice.  Plus the travail of educators trying to keep the lid on.

Direct download: mickelson-2009-11-12.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:08am CST


Talking about a nearly fatal drinking episode...  then a money guy says the dollar is dying...good?  Makes room for a new,  kinder and more fair currency....

Direct download: mickelson-2009-11-11.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:17am CST


Open-line right or privilege?  Then a Ft Hood General says the motivation of the Jihadist murderer wasn't religious.  Huh?

Direct download: mickelson-2009-11-10.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:51am CST


A new Iowa social media company...Catchfire Media...Katie Miller-Smith with the story...  then more reaction to the Fort Hood Jihadist.  Congressman Steve King with post health vote reaction.

Direct download: mickelson-2009-11-09.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:11am CST

Shushannah Walshe and Scott Conroy give us a taste of "Sarah From Alaska: The Sudden Rise and Brutal Education of a New Conservative Superstar"...  Reaction to Ft Hood jihad attack.  Robert Merry talks about "A Country of Vast Designs"...a look at the history of President  James K Polk. 

Direct download: mickelson-2009-11-06.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:08am CST


Brian Peskin with health-line info...the power of essential oils. (327-0200 Healthy for Life)  Ed Vos  raising funds for Toys for Tots.   Fred and  Scott from American Bullion talk about buying gold.  Alice Schroeder tosses "The Snowball" an inside look at Warren Buffett

Direct download: mickelson-2009-11-05.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:27am CST



Congressman Tom Latham with post election analysis and issues.  Cami Walker says giving is healthier than receiving...29 Gifts: How a Month of Giving Can Change Your Life.   Rep Chris Rants wonders about "giving" cities grant money while chopping the education budgets of the same cities. 

Direct download: mickelson-2009-11-04.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:21am CST


Michael Maxwell with "The 50 Greatest Plays in Iowa Hawkeyes Football History."   Then,  dog bites dog.   Dog's owner shoots dog.  People are upset.

Direct download: mickelson-2009-11-03.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:29am CST


Michael J Berland says the economic crisis has changed our labels and spending habits.   Iowa Tea Party is planning another event.    Charles Goyette  describes "The Dollar Meltdown"...currency crises described.


Direct download: mickelson-2009-11-02.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:48am CST


Congressman Steve King defends Rush...issues.   Then,  26% of Americans trust government.   The rest of us are cynical...says CNN.  ?

Direct download: mickelson-2009-10-30.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:31am CST


TV 13 with a report on the Iowa Athletic Association...then openline.

Direct download: mickelson-2009-10-29.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:36am CST


 Doug Wilson debated Christopher Hitchens on the God question.  Collision is the result.  Delicious.    Then,  another edu-babble atrocity.  A 12 year old girl is suspended for bringing an expended "blank" shotgun shell to school.   Sigh.

Direct download: mickelson-2009-10-28.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:08am CST


Atheists offer an after rapture pet care service.   A lawmaker wants tax credits for pets.   Brian Clement says most of your vitamins are worthless.   James Frogue says healthcare fraud is worse than we thought.  Plus,  a crabby homeschooler answers the cliches'. 

Direct download: mickelson-2009-10-27.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:49am CST


Jaime Vendera,  voice coach to a bunch of rockers,  actually CAN bust wine glasses with his voice...they guy on Mythbusters.   Advice for anyone who does voice work.   Then,  outsourcing jobs to Mexico while Iowa's political class imports workers from Mexico... a win-win?   AAAAAAAAARRRRRRRRRGGGGG!

Direct download: mickelson-2009-10-26.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:11am CST

Openline Friday...Rabbi Rambo?  Rabbi Gary Moskowitz of the Tzedek Task Force on Counter Terrorism says Rabbis, Priests and Pastors should carry guns in the pulpit to protect their flocks...and he can train 'em.  917-916-4681 .   Then Polk County Sherriff Bill McCarthy takes up the cause of illegal aliens in a joint press conference.

Direct download: mickelson-2009-10-23.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:52am CST

David Rosen and Sex Scandal America...spirited...Then,  Iowa schools will take a funding hit.  To avoid property tax hikes,  what should the public do? 

Direct download: mickelson-2009-10-22.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:35am CST


Craig Shirley with A Rendezvous with Destiny...a close look at the political rise of Ronald Reagan.   David Perry from Trend Micro tells of internet security issues....for everyone.    Then,  thousands of Iowans are called up to Afghanistan.  Why?

Direct download: mickelson-2009-10-21.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:14am CST


A local activist, Dr. Alan Koslow with health care reform ideas...lively discussion.

Direct download: mickelson-2009-10-20.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:19am CST


Suzy Cohen brings light to SAD.   Roy Beck scolds some Evangelicals over their endorsement of an amnesty of illegals.   Rev Carroll Pickett in Iowa lobbying against the death penalty. 

Direct download: mickelson-2009-10-19.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:29am CST


Dave Funk wants Congressman Leonard Boswell's job.  Issues.  Jerri Corsi decries "America for Sale".  Intense.   David Vaudt ... warned about a potential billion dollar shortfall in the Iowa budget.'s here.

Direct download: mickelson-2009-10-16.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:44am CST


Joel Silverman, Good Dog U,  and author of What Color of Your Dog?  Coming to the Pet Expo.  Brannon Howse coming to Iowa for a Worldview Weekend.    Bill Federer with delicious history of the US and Islam.   "What Every American Needs to Know about the Qu'ran"   Fantastic conversation.

Direct download: mickelson-2009-10-15.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:43am CST


ChildVoice International (Conrad Mandsager)  with an amazing story of terror and redemption... a Dowling High School student (Clare Roth)  travels to Uganda and works with refugees...including Charles Opiro...kidnapped at 10 years old and forced into terrorism.  Powerful.    Then,  what's the first thing budget cutters always lop off first?  Yup...police and fire.  

Direct download: mickelson-2009-10-14.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:07am CST


Ed Failor from Iowans for Tax Relief with some budget ideas for Iowa.   Iowans respond to Obama's call for an end to "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" on gays in the military. 

Direct download: mickelson-2009-10-13.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:59am CST


Celebrating Columbus really...  challenging the politically correct glop served up by the guvmit re-ejucasion camps.   Any other ways to save money for the DSM school district?

Direct download: mickelson-2009-10-12.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:39am CST


Chad Thompson helps blow the whistle on Obama's "Safe School Czar"...another hustle by the gay lobby.   AFSME gets thrown under the bus.  Pat Carmack money historian..."The Money Masters"...incredible stuff.   Congressman Steve King with an issues update...vigorous.   Suzy.

Direct download: mickelson-2009-10-09.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:06am CST


Colin Hanna encourages Congressman Leonard Boswell to support his own bill.  H.R. 544 would require the posting of non-emergency bills for 72 hours before final votes.  Iowa revenue has collapsed and took down the budget... about 415 million dollars. Now what?   Dr. Cara Natterson address the question, Dangerous or Safe? on vaccine safety.  Vigorous.

Direct download: mickelson-2009-10-08.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:54am CST


The Brits are considering a drinker's license...should Iowa? Vigorous.   Should government act as parent or act like a judge?  Other choices?  Money and debt?

Direct download: mickelson-2009-10-07.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:54am CST


Donald Miller coming to town goin' A Million Miles in a Thousand Years"  at the Temple for Performing Arts October 11.  Tickets?   Rep Christopher Rants evaluates the mess at home...Aviva USA,  the Iowa Film Office,  and HAVA....a toxic brew of corruption.   G.A. Bradshaw talks to Elephants on the the heart and soul of critters.

Direct download: mickelson-2009-10-06.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:44am CST


Lotsa Monday open-line time.   Democrats find no controlling legal authority to send stolen money back to Aviva USA..   Surprised? 

Direct download: mickelson-2009-10-05.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:48am CST


 Steve Malloy tries to explain "cap and trade" nonsense to the rest of us.  Iowans react to the Letterman scandal.  Rep Christopher Rants calls for a special session to deal with Iowa's revenue collapse.  And does the Iowa Department of Health have politically correct reporting standards?  Look at Page 7.

Direct download: mickelson-2009-10-02.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:30am CST


"What the Drug Companies Won't Tell You and Your Doctor Doesn't Know"... Michael Murray.   (tonight 7pm Holiday Inn, Mercy Campus)  Senator Rick Santorum and Kim Lehman talk about life and how to protect it.   Then,  a brave rape victim wants to know why her abuser was not in jail to begin with.

VIDEO: Sen. Rick Santorum on making of No Child Left Behind.

Direct download: mickelson-2009-10-01.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:59am CST


Des Moines is cracking down on used car lots...why?  Ralph Reed  is coming to Iowa for an ICA fundraising banquet.   Then,  Dore Gold with "The Rise of Nuclear Iran"...and is texting even more unsafe than drunk driving?

Direct download: mickelson-2009-09-30.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:40am CST


So should the politicians who received stolen money from the pervs who ripped off Aviva give back the money?   Do traffic stops make us safer?   And do medical privacy practices put the public at risk?   Vigorous.

Direct download: mickelson-2009-09-29.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:46am CST


An openline...spritied conversation ....the theology of vandalism.

Direct download: mickelson-2009-09-28.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:51am CST


Dr Sherri Tenpenny warns against the current use of the flu vaccine for pregnant women and young children.  Then, Dr. Boyd Haley,  Senator David Hartsuch, Sonya Swan, Ilene Dannemann and Dana Halverson...join in with an Iowa perspective on the flu vaccine.  Spirited

Direct download: mickelson-2009-09-25.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:51am CST



Dr Sethu Reddy on a health-line, "The Cleveland Clinic Guide to Diabetes"...Debra Ollivier on "What French Women Know"...Journalist Steve Bell remembers Vietnam and the media.   Plus, another needless death caused by a fleeing scumbag. 

Direct download: mickelson-2009-09-24.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:37am CST


Pamela Redmond Satran demonstrates "How Not to Act Old"...  funny.   Craig Chilton says you can make buck delivering vehicles...800-247-6553.   Then,  the guy who hits and kills a biker still has his license.   Why?   Spirited.  And, when it comes to traffic,  are less rules safer than more?

Direct download: mickelson-2009-09-23.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:57am CST

Deborah Tannen "You Were Always Mom's Favorite! Sisters."   Then,   Grassley and Obama at odds over mandatory health insurance...  HR Gross remembered.


Direct download: mickelson-2009-09-22.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:43am CST


Joe Seehusen wants to warn Iowans against bringing in stop sign and speed cams.    Then,  Iowans can't even run a school lunch program.  Sigh.

Direct download: mickelson-2009-09-21.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:27am CST


Judy Hintz from Educational Resources with tremendous success stories.  Jonathan Narcisse thinks he can clean up the education mess in Iowa.   Con Steve King  with good news from the front.

Direct download: mickelson-2009-09-18.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:47am CST


Matt Culp, from Friends of Rice Field says they want to keep their green space permanently.  Iowa Live evaluates the decline of Iowa's education cartel.   Then,   IPERS is going GM on us...will the taxpayers pony up?  

Direct download: Thursday_September_17_2009.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:05am CST


 Michael Reagan in town to stump for Republicans.  Spirited.  Then, "The Maker's Diet" Jordan Rubin eats dirt...spread the word...  :)

Direct download: mickelson-2009-09-16.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:04am CST


Will Bennett from the One Campaign say the best way to bring about peace in Iraq is to help them build their infrastructure...non-governmental volunteerism.   Then,  the battle for the Constitution continues...  then a response to a Bonnie Campbell guilt trip.   Then,  Cato Institute reports federal bureaucrats earn twice that of the private sector.

Direct download: mickelson-2009-09-15.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:01am CST


Dr. Leonard Horwitz is a flu vaccine skeptic.  Patrick Gould with Prudent Decision Making in an Imprudent World.   Scott Wheeler with a look at Obama's Czars.  Walid Shoebat ...coming to Iowa... Why They Want to Kill You.

Direct download: mickelson-2009-09-14.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:03am CST


Peter Lance says it was a Triple Cross on 911... then what would Ben Franklin say to a 650 pound obese video-playing kid?   Suzy.

Direct download: mickelson-2009-09-11.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:14am CST


 What Happy Working Mothers Know...Barrett Avigdor...The 7 Habits of Happy Kids,  Sean CoveyRon Kesslor  In the Presidents's Secret Service.   Julien Smith, Trust Agent.   Matt Strawn,  Iowa Republican Chair, Obama joint session reaction.

Direct download: mickelson-2009-09-10.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:12am CST


Dr. Stanley Greenspan works on "Overcoming ADHD"...  a hubbub over a strip searching incident in a western Iowa High School...then,  Cathy Travis celebrates Constitution Day by writing the Constitution Translated for Kids.

Direct download: mickelson-2009-09-09.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:47am CST


 Joel Rosenberg takes us Inside the Revolution in his new video and upcoming townhall meeting.  Then,  a powerful argument against the claims of multiculturalism.  Plus, Bob Vander Plaats formerly announces his candidacy for Governor of Iowa.  Then,  Obama talks to the kids.

Direct download: mickelson-2009-09-08.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:59am CST


Martin Gross unleashes on the entire government class,  National Suicide...whew!   Tony Nassif is running an upcoming conference on human trafficking and child abduction.    One of Iowa's most high profile WW2 vets has passed.  Honoring Glen McDole...Last Man Out.   Michelle Malkin disses the Culture of Corruption in Washington.   How much debt?

Debt Clock

Direct download: mickelson-2009-09-04.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:05am CST


 Randy Skoglund says we should be careful about "cloud computing".. (you'll have to listen to find out)  Then,  Iowans are boiling over the issue of child abductions and "stranger danger" warnings.  Gunnar Swanson is an Iraq War veteran on a 1,000 mile walk to aid the War Kids Relief effort.  Powerful.

Direct download: mickelson-2009-09-03.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:29am CST

Chick sexing for fun and profit... lotsa openline...issues...stuff.   And the egg industry defends itself against animal rights activists.

Direct download: mickelson-2009-09-02.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:44am CST


Iowa Carry  President Sean McClanahan wants Iowa to move to a "shall issue" policy.   Dr. Jim Sears  is one of  "The Doctors"...celebrating a new season....medical issues...including the H1N1 flu vaccine.   Iowa Director of the Department of Health Patricia Quinlisk explains the flu quarantine memo that's scaring people on the internet.   Then,  the Senator John Culver-Senator Ted Kennedy connection... and  the rest of the story.

Direct download: mickelson-2009-09-01.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:40am CST


Dr. Donald Palmisano wants to protect patient's rights.   The Bishop of the Des Moines Diocese wants universal health care for everyone, including illegals.  Then another bike death.

Direct download: mickelson-2009-08-31.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:45am CST



Another case of "Byting Miss Reka"...   Then,  Iowalive, says Lutherans should get a vote on gay issues in the church,  not just a cherry-picked group of activists. 

Direct download: mickelson-2009-08-28.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:24am CST


Jonathan Leaf  serves up "The Politically Incorrect Guide to The Sixties"... almost everything we remember is spin.... Then,  Congressman Steve King says he will stay in congress and not run for Governor of Iowa.   An atheist sing- another Walther Mitty moment.


Then,  was this really holy wind?

Direct download: mickelson-2009-08-27.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:53am CST


Gary Pomerantz relives a famous court trial over "The Devil's Tickets"...the most famous bridge game in history.   Then,  a marine levels his aim at a liberal congressman at a townhall meeting.  Awesome.    Senator McCain muffs a question at his townhall meeting.   Vigorous.  Then some really great questions.

Terry Branstad isn't even in the race and he's already taking fire.

Direct download: mickelson-2009-08-26.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:16am CST


 Jim Frogue says "Stop Paying the Crooks" Medicare waste and fraud is wrecking it for everyone. 

James R. Frogue, Author of Stop Paying the Crooks

Senator Jerry Behn announces for governor.  Issues. 

Senator Behn is also a critic of Iowa's new Core CurriculumExample?

State Sen. Jerry Behn (R-Boone) announces bid for Governor on Mickelson

Direct download: mickelson-2009-08-25.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:03am CST


Judge Jim Gray from LEAP says we are wasting lives and money fighting the war on drugs.   Jerome Corsi tells "Why Israel Can't Wait: the Coming War Between Israel and Iran."  Then,  aren't some Christians fighting the wrong war?

Direct download: mickelson-2009-08-24.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:27am CST

Last day of the Fair openline... healthcare gambling in Polk County...  bunch of!

Direct download: mickelson-2009-08-21.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:48am CST

Medical Marijuana?  Two advocates.  Bob vander Platts running for governor of Iowa.   Issues

Direct download: mickelson-2009-08-20.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:36am CST


Congressman Tom Latham with issues.  State Senator Paul McKinley with issues.  And a DART driver suspended for refusing to drive an atheist bus.

Direct download: mickelson-2009-08-19.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:40am CST


Dave Funk wants Congressman Leonard Boswell's job.  Along with Doug Mitchell,  founder of Operation Red State with political techie expertise.   Issues.   Congressman Steve King on the potential loss for Iowa of a congressional district resulting from the 2010 Census.  Health care issues...

Direct download: mickelson-2009-08-18.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:14am CST


Jonathan Narcisse  has a plan to fix what ails Iowa... Dan Cesar wonders why the French language died,  and decides to run for office.   Why is school starting so early anyhow?   Then,  Congressman Kevin McCarthy and Congressman Lynn Westmoreland are in Iowa to make trouble for Democrats. 

Direct download: mickelson-2009-08-17.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:26am CST



The 2010 Census folks think Iowans count and want to make sure they all get counted.  Rich Gerdies describes the upcoming Iowa count.  Roy Beck says more people than citizens are being counted...and will get congressman,  while Iowa will lose one.  Christian Fong is running for governor of Iowa...  issues.   Then the gold boys from American Bullion talk about all that glitters.

Direct download: mickelson-2009-08-14.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:24am CST


The guys from the Iowa Concrete Association getting us started at the Fair.   Then,  Jim Hawkins from Professional Educators in Iowa describes the alternative to the ISEA.    Dean Kuipers,  an expert on animal rights extremism offers "Operation Bite Back",   then more health care reform townhall feedback.

Direct download: mickelson-2009-08-13.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:46am CST


 Dr. Mark Sloan helps celebrate your "Birth Day" ...the wonder of child birth.   Steve Camarota says a big factor in the runaway cost of health care is the presence of millions of illegal aliens.    And the guy with the gun at the Obama rally he a nut-ball?  Listen.

Direct download: mickelson-2009-08-12.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:39am CST


Mick Ukleja issues "The Ethics Challenge"...wants to do integrity strengthening in a greedy world.    Chris Rants says Gov Culver is radically overstating the numbers of green jobs being created in Iowa....  does Ingersoll need bike lanes?    Then, politicians continue to get pummeled at townhall meetings.  Good thing?

What's up with that guy who wore a gun to the Obama rally?

Direct download: mickelson-2009-08-11.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:55am CST


Roya Stanley from the Iowa Office of Energy Independence was to update us on the state of Iowa's energy development.  Then,  Iowans talk (the audio of the townhall meeting)  about the dust ups over the weekend at Iowa town meetings.  Guess who gets counted in the 2010 Census?  Then will Des Moines have "fair and balanced" bus signs?

Then,  is this a good political commercial?''


Peter Schiff is taking on Senator Chris Dodd... watch this...  if you think townhall confrontations are rude...

Direct download: mickelson-2009-08-10.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:55am CST



John Lofton lambastes everything in his considerable path...  then,  waste, fraud and scams?   Far worse than we ever thought. 


A flash from the cartoon past...  "Make Mine Freedom"


The text of the Health Reform Bill.

Direct download: mickelson-2009-08-07.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:31am CST




Andrew Pessin deflects "The God Question"...(he's the smart guy on Letterman)   Local atheists  wanna pay DART  to tell you what they don't believe.   Ron Grenier describes how Health Savings Accounts can solve the phony health care reform debate.  And Cash for Clunkers should be means tested?   Senator Harkin wants to make it a welfare program.


This will Cure what ails ya.    

Plus,   Senator Grassley gets tugged by the Daily Show.

Direct download: mickelson-2009-08-06.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:28am CST

Dr. Miriam Grossman says the sex education industry never lies to the kids,   unless their lips are moving.   "You're Teaching My Child What?"    A Rush caller gets desperate.   Don Feder says we ain't reproducin' enough...  The Demographic Bomb.  Is the cash for clunker program a clunker?  

Direct download: mickelson-2009-08-05.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:08am CST

Dr. Cal Beisner says people of faith have a real responsibility to the environment...for reasons unexpected. Then when did adults lose control of their kids, their phones and their pants? 

Direct download: mickelson-2009-08-04.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:39am CST





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