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Potstirrer Podcast

Where politics, religion and history collide - and it's not always polite! Political opinion podcast hosted by former political science instructor and current political observer Jaye Pool. Left-leaning yet not perfectly bound by ideology. Historical context with a dose of progressive Christianity in the mix. #StirThePot #Resist #p2 #progressiveChristian #Exvangelical

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67 - America's Drug War, Part 5: Legalize It

CONTENT WARNING - This episode includes discussion of mature themes, including illicit drug use, prescription drug abuse, and both legal and illicit drug addiction. Listener discretion is advised. In the final installment of America's Drug War, Jaye discusses recent trends in the American drug landscape, including cannabis decriminalization and legalization in several US states, and the opioid epidemic sweeping suburbs and rural areas. How did the War on Drugs, particularly its focus on the "usual suspects," lead to the opioid crisis? Will cannabis be legalized on a federal level, and should harder drugs also be legalized? Featured Podcast: 33 & 1/3 Under 45 http://frondsradio.com/33andathirdunder45/ Twitter: @potstirrercast IG: @potstirrerpodcast Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/potstirrerpodcast/ Website: PotstirrerPodcast.com Flying Machine Network: http://flyingmachine.network Patreon: http://flyingmachine.network/support Source Texts and Links: Hari, Johann. 2016. Chasing the Scream: The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs. New York: Bloomsbury. Temple, John. 2015. American Pain: How a Young Felon and His Ring of Doctors Unleashed America’s Deadliest Drug Epidemic. Guilford, CT: Rowman & Littlefield. https://www.cato.org/publications/policy-analysis/four-decades-counting-continued-failure-war-drugs https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2016/08/29/this-is-unprecedented-174-heroin-overdoses-in-6-days-in-cincinnati/ https://www.cincinnati.com/story/news/2019/07/27/cincinnati-area-had-24-overdoses-24-hours/1846992001/ https://medicalmarijuana.procon.org/historical-timeline/#2016-present https://www.newsweek.com/state-local-governments-trying-make-cannabis-industry-less-racist-1466077 https://www.americanbar.org/news/abanews/aba-news-archives/2014/03/conflicting_statean/ https://www.dualdiagnosis.org/infographics/history-of-the-opioid-epidemic/ https://avalere.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Avalere-20181030-Opioid-Trends-Brief-FINAL.pdf https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5993682/ https://www.medpagetoday.com/painmanagement/painmanagement/80054 https://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6025116-Opioidsuit.html#document/p2/a502790 https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-02686-2 https://www.poison.org/articles/opioid-epidemic-history-and-prescribing-patterns-182 https://www.nytimes.com/2019/11/27/nyregion/brooklyn-opioid-investigation.html https://www.nprillinois.org/post/why-opioid-epidemic-hitting-rural-america-especially-hard#stream/0 https://www.cnbc.com/id/18591525 https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/ending-addiction-good/201408/marijuana-the-gateway-drug-myth https://today.law.harvard.edu/feature/war-drugs-succeeding/ https://www.niaaa.nih.gov/publications/brochures-and-fact-sheets/alcohol-facts-and-statistics Music: Potstirrer Podcast Theme composed by Jon Biegen from Stranger Still http://strangerstillshow.com/ Brigade composed by TrackTribe Spark composed by ALBIS Destination Unknown composed by Ugonna Onyekwe Sunny Over the Horizon composed by RAGE

53mins

5 Dec 2019

Rank #1

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62 - America's Drug War, Part 1: Assassin of Youth

CONTENT WARNING - This episode discusses mature themes, including illicit drug use and graphic details of murder. Listener discretion is advised. The War on Drugs in the United States has cost $1 trillion since 1971, and 20 percent of the prison population is incarcerated for drug offenses. Yet there is little evidence it is responsible for declining drug use. How did the War on Drugs truly begin? Jaye explores US history and explains how Prohibition led to our nation's drug war. Featured Podcast: Divisive Issues Website: http://frondsradio.com/divisiveissues Twitter: @potstirrercast IG: @potstirrerpodcast Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/potstirrerpodcast/ Website: PotstirrerPodcast.com Flying Machine Network: http://flyingmachine.network Patreon: http://flyingmachine.network/support Source Links: https://www.kqed.org/lowdown/24153/reefer-madness-the-twisted-history-of-americas-weed-laws https://www.history.com/news/marijuana-criminalization-reefer-madness-history-flashback https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/dope/etc/cron.html https://www.theatlantic.com/membership/archive/2019/01/25-years-reefer-madness/580351/ https://www.history.com/topics/roaring-twenties/prohibition https://www.fda.gov/about-fda/fdas-evolving-regulatory-powers/milestones-us-food-and-drug-law-history https://scholarship.law.wm.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?referer=https://www.google.com/&httpsredir=1&article=1273&context=wmjowl http://smtp.williamwhitepapers.com/pr/2002AlcoholProblemsinNativeAmerica.pdf https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/bitter-aftertaste-prohibition-american-history-180969266/ Okrent, Daniel. 2010. Last Call: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition. New York: Scribner. https://www.npr.org/2011/06/10/137077599/prohibition-speakeasies-loopholes-and-politics https://www.infoplease.com/encyclopedia/history/north-america/us/ku-klux-klan/the-second-ku-klux-klan https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-fix/wp/2016/02/28/in-1927-donald-trumps-father-was-arrested-after-a-klan-riot-in-queens/ https://www.history.com/news/kkk-terror-during-prohibition https://slate.com/news-and-politics/2015/12/prohibition-history-how-the-ban-on-booze-produced-the-modern-american-right.html http://prohibition.themobmuseum.org/the-history/enforcing-the-prohibition-laws/the-supreme-court-and-prohibition/ https://timeline.com/harry-anslinger-racist-war-on-drugs-prison-industrial-complex-fb5cbc281189 https://www.cbsnews.com/news/column-war-on-drugs-merely-fights-the-symptoms-of-a-faulty-system/ https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/xd7d8d/how-marijuana-came-the-united-states-456 https://history.sfsu.edu/sites/default/files/2006_Ari%20Cushner.pdf https://www.cbsnews.com/news/harry-anslinger-the-man-behind-the-marijuana-ban/ https://www.cbp.gov/about/history/did-you-know/marijuana https://www.cannabis-marijuana.com/assassin-of-youth.html https://www.americanprogress.org/issues/criminal-justice/reports/2018/06/27/452819/ending-war-drugs-numbers/ Music: Potstirrer Podcast Theme composed by Jon Biegen from Stranger Still http://strangerstillshow.com/ Dana composed by Vibe Tracks Bayou State of Mind composed by Jingle Punks Temptation composed by Chris Haugen Almost a Year Ago composed by John Deley and the 41 Players Mist composed by Odonis Odonis White Hats composed by Wayne Jones

39mins

25 Sep 2019

Rank #2

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38 - Voting Still Matters...For Now

Episode 38 - Voting Still Matters...For Now With the voter registration deadline upon us in many states, Jaye discusses the long-term impact of the vote, and why getting registered to vote and exercising the franchise is important in saving our democracy. She explains how voting in conservatives to federal and state offices over time has led to increased money in politics and reduced political impact from individual voters, especially poor Americans and ethnic minorities. Despite this, Jaye argues that voting still makes a difference, and that focusing on non-voters can help bridge the gap caused by voter suppression. CONTENT WARNING: This episode includes discussion of sexual assault, particularly in the second main segment of the episode. Please be advised. American Citizens - Register to Vote NOW and Vote November 6!: http://www.vote.org Twitter: @potstirrercast IG: @potstirrerpodcast Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/potstirrerpodcast/ Website: PotstirrerPodcast.com Flying Machine Network: http://flyingmachine.network Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/flyingmachine Citations: Park, Alex. 2014. "10 Supreme Court Rulings—Before Hobby Lobby—That Turned Corporations Into People." Mother Jones. July 10. https://www.motherjones.com/politics/2014/07/how-supreme-court-turned-corporations-people-200-year-saga/ (October 5, 2018) "‘Partisan Warfare’: How Republicans Took Control of Congress." 2016. University of Pennsylvania. August 4. http://knowledge.wharton.upenn.edu/article/how-republicans-took-control-of-congress/ (October 5, 2018) "Voter Turnout." FairVote. https://www.fairvote.org/voter_turnout#voter_turnout_101 (October 5, 2018) Music: Potstirrer Podcast Theme composed by Jon Biegen from Stranger Still http://strangerstillshow.com/ Beautiful World composed by Drew Banga 1973 composed by Bruno E. A Stranger Thing composed by Bruno E. Stalling composed by Silent Partner

33mins

7 Oct 2018

Rank #3

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52 - Chasing the White Whale

Several Democratic candidates are running to be the party's nominee for President of the United States. Jaye believes it matters less which candidate becomes the Democratic nominee, but more what direction the Democratic Party will go in the 2020 election. Will they focus on recruiting Trump supporters, or convincing non-voters to go to the polls? Jaye argues that focusing on Trump supporters will guarantee a loss for the Democrats, and the best way forward in 2020 and beyond is to excite non-voters and turn out their base with a slate of common-sense progressive reforms. Twitter: @potstirrercast IG: @potstirrerpodcast Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/potstirrerpodcast/ Website: PotstirrerPodcast.com Flying Machine Network: http://flyingmachine.network Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/flyingmachine Music: Potstirrer Podcast Theme composed by Jon Biegen from Stranger Still http://strangerstillshow.com/ Manchester Dream composed by Bruno E Halls of the Undead composed by Kevin MacLeod Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1100355 Artist: http://incompetech.com/ Plantation composed by Audionautix Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Artist: http://audionautix.com/

41mins

6 May 2019

Rank #4

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64 - Urban Legends

In the spirit of the Octobermonth season, Jaye discusses urban legends, particularly three stories voted on by listeners, and provides historical and social context for their spread. What are some common themes in these urban myths? Why do these stories persist, even in the information age? And - are these often frightful tales real? Featured Podcast: Divisive Issues Website: http://frondsradio.com/divisiveissues Twitter: @potstirrercast IG: @potstirrerpodcast Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/potstirrerpodcast/ Website: PotstirrerPodcast.com Flying Machine Network: http://flyingmachine.network Patreon: http://flyingmachine.network/support Source Texts and Links: Best, Joel, and Gerald T. Horiuchi. 1985. “The Razor Blade in the Apple: The Social Construction of Urban Legends.” Social Problems. 32:5, pp. 488-499. https://www.jstor.org/stable/800777 Brunvand, Jan Harold. 1999. Too Good to Be True: The Colossal Book of Urban Legends. New York: W. W. Norton & Company. Brunvand, Jan Harold. 2001. The Truth Never Stands in Way of a Good Story. University of Illinois Press. Putnam, Robert. 2000. Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community. New York: Simon & Schuster. Soltero, Gonzalo. 2016. “The Mexican Transmission of ‘Lights Out!’” Journal of Folklore Research. 53:3, pp. 115-135. https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/pins-and-needles/ https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/halloween-non-poisonings/ https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/lights-out/ https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/the-killer-in-the-backseat/ https://www.snopes.com/what-are-urban-legends/ https://www.wusa9.com/article/news/verify/verify-no-the-flashing-headlights-gang-initiation-warning-is-not-legit/65-622982337 https://www.freep.com/story/news/local/michigan/detroit/2014/11/30/detroit-police-fight-carjacking-crime/19671313/ https://www.thoughtco.com/flash-your-headlights-and-die-3299113 https://www.nbcchicago.com/entertainment/celebrity/Do_Strangers_Really_Tamper_with_Halloween_Candy.html Music: Potstirrer Podcast Theme composed by Jon Biegen from Stranger Still http://strangerstillshow.com/ Rescuer composed by Dan Mason https://danmason.bandcamp.com/album/infinite-failure Something's Here composed by The Whole Other Heaven and Hell composed by Jeremy Blake Tragic Story composed by Myuu Schizo composed by Anno Domini Beats

39mins

22 Oct 2019

Rank #5

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53 - Evangelical Gaslighting

As several states are passing extremely restrictive anti-abortion laws, and civil rights are increasingly being denied to a number of groups in the United States, Jaye discusses the conservative evangelical Christianity that got us here. Is conservative evangelicalism "real Christianity" and why does the answer to that question matter? How does evangelicalism lead its adherents to support authoritarian, regressive, and cruel politicians and public policies? Jaye shares her personal experience in evangelical Christianity for first-person insight into the methods and teachings that lead evangelical Christians to extreme stances on issues that may have little to no basis in the Bible they claim is inerrant. Twitter: @potstirrercast IG: @potstirrerpodcast Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/potstirrerpodcast/ Website: PotstirrerPodcast.com Flying Machine Network: http://flyingmachine.network Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/flyingmachine Source Links: https://www.washingtonpost.com/religion/2019/05/04/rachel-held-evans-progressive-christian-author-who-challenged-evangelicals-dies/?utm_term=.ffd3a34e2058 https://www.cnbc.com/2019/05/17/treasury-irs-expected-to-ignore-trump-tax-return-subpoena-deadline.html https://apnews.com/254643092cb74f17a78e1a1c7974816c https://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2016/11/09/how-the-faithful-voted-a-preliminary-2016-analysis/ https://www.pnas.org/content/115/19/E4330 http://islamicsupremecouncil.org/understanding-islam/legal-rulings/5-jihad-a-misunderstood-concept-from-islam.html?start=9 https://fgulen.com/en/fethullah-gulens-works/toward-a-global-civilization-of-love-and-tolerance/jihad-terrorism-human-rights/25257-lesser-and-greater-jihad Music: Potstirrer Podcast Theme composed by Jon Biegen from Stranger Still http://strangerstillshow.com/ Wistful Harp composed by Andrew Huang Cliffsides composed by Dan Liebowitz

46mins

19 May 2019

Rank #6

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37 - She Preached the Word: Interview with Benjamin Knoll and Cammie Jo Bolin

Political science researchers Benjamin Knoll and Cammie Jo Bolin join Jaye in this episode to share with listeners their knowledge and research on women clergy, and talk about their new book, She Preached the Word. The researchers discuss some of the book's themes, including the barriers to ordination of women, the acceptance of women clergy in congregations, and the effects they have on their congregations. They also discuss their research methodology, including the new, original data collected and analyzed to arrive at their findings. How do women clergy affect the self-esteem and outlook of women and girls in their congregations, and how might women in religious leadership affect the prospects of women leadership in other areas of public life? Order the book She Preached the Word: https://www.amazon.com/She-Preached-Word-Ordination-America/dp/0190882360/ Additional Resources by Knoll and Bolin: "Ten Things to Know About Women's Ordination in the United States": https://blog.oup.com/2018/06/womens-ordination-united-states/ "Who Supports Women's Ordination in America? It's Not Who You Might Think.": https://religioninpublic.blog/2018/06/11/who-supports-womens-ordination-in-america-its-not-who-you-might-think/ "New Research Shows that Women's Ordination Boosts Trust and Commitment Among Some American Worshippers": https://religionnews.com/2018/06/29/new-research-shows-that-womens-ordination-boosts-trust-and-commitment-among-some-american-worshipers/ "It's Good for Girls to Have Clergywomen, Study Shows" https://religionnews.com/2018/07/17/its-good-for-girls-to-have-clergywomen-study-shows/ Would you like to reach out to our guests? Benjamin Knoll Twitter: @benjaminknoll28 Website: InformationKnoll.com Cammie Jo Bolin Twitter: @cjobolin Contact the Show Twitter: @potstirrercast IG: @potstirrerpodcast Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/potstirrerpodcast/ Website: PotstirrerPodcast.com Flying Machine Network: http://flyingmachine.network Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/flyingmachine Music: Potstirrer Podcast Theme composed by Jon Biegen from Stranger Still http://strangerstillshow.com/ Redwood composed by Quincas Moreira

34mins

23 Sep 2018

Rank #7

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51 - Christian & Affirming? Part II: Gender Identity

CONTENT WARNING: This episode includes discussion of transphobia, anti-LGBTQ bigotry and violence, depression and suicide. Listener discretion is advised. The relationship between the American church and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people has all too often been rocky, and conflict is inflamed by opposition by churches and Christian political institutions to equal rights for LGBTQ Americans. Opposition to equal rights for LGBTQ Americans is based on the belief among many Christian traditions, denominations, and sects that homosexuality and transgender identity are morally wrong, based on how they interpret a handful of Bible verses. In Part II of a two-part series, Jaye focuses on the non-affirming position of many Christian institutions as it relates to gender identity. She makes the argument that while the non-affirming position on homosexuality is not conclusively supported by the Bible, non-affirming stances in regards to gender identity have even *less* biblical support. These positions also tend to conflate sex and gender, as well as sexual orientation and gender identity. Jaye discusses the immense harm done to transgender and non-binary people by non-affirming positions, many of which are grossly misinformed. Twitter: @potstirrercast IG: @potstirrerpodcast Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/potstirrerpodcast/ Website: PotstirrerPodcast.com Flying Machine Network: http://flyingmachine.network Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/flyingmachine Links and Citations: https://www.cincinnati.com/story/news/2014/12/30/transgender-teen-death-needs-mean-something/21044407/ https://www.thetrevorproject.org/#sm.00000n2x6ylkgtfsru51q7ieff8ll https://web.archive.org/web/20150101215955/http://www.wcpo.com/news/local-news/warren-county/leelah-alcorns-dad-we-love-our-son https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/hr2450/text https://sojo.net/magazine/june-2017/just-i-am https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/22/health/transgender-trump-biology.html Furtado P. S.; et al. (2012). "Gender dysphoria associated with disorders of sex development". Nat. Rev. Urol. 9 (11): 620–627. doi:10.1038/nrurol.2012.182. PMID 23045263. Harrison, Jack; Grant, Jaime; Herman, Jody L. 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44mins

23 Apr 2019

Rank #8

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58 - Urban Renewal Part 1: The Story of Black Cincinnati

In part 1 of a two-part series about urban renewal, Jaye talks about the history of America's urban slums. How did these poor, run-down neighborhoods develop in US cities, and how did these areas become associated with people of color, particularly black Americans? The history of Cincinnati's West End is discussed as an illustration of how segregated, impoverished neighborhoods developed over time, and how residents became vulnerable to the negative effects of urban renewal policies. Learn more about the Flying Machine Patreon and become a Patron! http://flyingmachine.network/support Twitter: @potstirrercast IG: @potstirrerpodcast Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/potstirrerpodcast/ Website: PotstirrerPodcast.com Flying Machine Network: http://flyingmachine.network Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/flyingmachine Source Links: https://www.cincinnati.com/story/news/2016/12/22/being-timothy-thomas-son/95286890/ https://www.cincinnati.com/story/news/2015/03/07/republic-street/24507335/ http://www.kirwaninstitute.osu.edu/reports/2004/07_2004_Gentrification%20and%20Revitalization.pdf https://www.npr.org/2017/05/03/526655831/a-forgotten-history-of-how-the-u-s-government-segregated-america https://www.cincinnati-oh.gov/planning/assets/File/Cincinnati%20MetropolitanMaster%20Plan%201948.pdf https://www.buffalo.edu/content/dam/www/news/imported/pdf/July08/CinciEnqTaylorSegregation.pdf https://thevoiceofblackcincinnati.com/african-americans-in-cincinnati/ https://www.cincinnatimagazine.com/citywiseblog/lost-city-kenyon-barr-queensgate/ https://www.urban.org/urban-wire/homeownership-still-financially-better-renting https://blackexcellence.com/10-richest-black-communities-in-america/ https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/28/18285178/facebook-hud-lawsuit-fair-housing-discrimination https://www.cincinnati.com/story/news/politics/elections/2016/08/25/discrimination-lawsuit-over-donald-trump-cincinnati-apartments/89269132/ https://www.clearinghouse.net/chDocs/public/FH-NY-0024-0034.pdf https://www.epi.org/publication/the-color-of-law-a-forgotten-history-of-how-our-government-segregated-america/ https://books.google.com/books?id=VKB9g0oXvA4C&pg=PA137&lpg=PA137&dq=kenyon+barr&source=bl&ots=T-PY0NBqkL&sig=ACfU3U151iKuwRLFNBClP0wvtYiVdLEkfA&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwiVnoS_p-DjAhUNTN8KHaPrCrs4ChDoATADegQICRAB#v=onepage&q=kenyon%20barr&f=falsehttps://www.epi.org/publication/the-color-of-law-a-forgotten-history-of-how-our-government-segregated-america/ Music: Potstirrer Podcast Theme composed by Jon Biegen from Stranger Still http://strangerstillshow.com/ Schizo composed by Anno Domini Beats Almost a Year Ago composed by John Deley and the 41 Players Long Way Home composed by Silent Partner 1940's Slow Dance composed by Doug Maxwell/Media Right Productions Super Blues composed by Unicorn Heads Sinking Ship composed by Silent Partner

42mins

1 Aug 2019

Rank #9

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50 - End of Empire

In the 50th episode of Potstirrer Podcast, Jaye reacts to the Mueller report - or really, the Barr Letter summarizing the report filed by Special Counsel Robert Mueller. Are the conclusions Attorney General William Barr came to regarding the report accurate? What do we know about Barr, and should he be trusted? Jaye makes the argument that any finding from the Mueller report likely won't matter in terms of repercussions for Donald Trump, but nevertheless, it is vital that the report be released to the public in full. Iran-Contra, the decline of the US as the leader of the free world, and the importance of truth in the latest from Potstirrer Podcast! Potstirrer Podcast Twitter: @potstirrercast IG: @potstirrerpodcast Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/potstirrerpodcast/ Website: PotstirrerPodcast.com Flying Machine Network: http://flyingmachine.network Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/flyingmachine Music: Potstirrer Podcast Theme composed by Jon Biegen from Stranger Still http://strangerstillshow.com/ Where Shall We Dine composed by Letter Box Shawl Paul composed by Norma Rockwell

41mins

8 Apr 2019

Rank #10

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69 - Best of 2019

In the final episode of 2019, Chuckles joins Jaye for a countdown and discussion of the most downloaded episodes of 2019. They also talk about the 2020 presidential election, including the Trump impeachment, predictions for the Democratic nomination, and if Trump will be re-elected. NOTE: Potstirrer Podcast will be on break in the month of January, to prepare for the 2020 election cycle, but will be back in early February! Featured Podcast: Stranger Still http://strangerstillshow.com Twitter: @potstirrercast IG: @potstirrerpodcast Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/potstirrerpodcast/ Website: PotstirrerPodcast.com Flying Machine Network: http://flyingmachine.network Patreon: http://flyingmachine.network/support Music: Potstirrer Podcast Theme composed by Jon Biegen from Stranger Still http://strangerstillshow.com/

45mins

31 Dec 2019

Rank #11

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32 - If Roe Goes...

With the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the US Supreme Court by Donald Trump, many pro-life Americans are rejoicing at the pick. Their hope is that Kavanaugh's elevation to the Court will signal the end of Roe v. Wade, the US Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion nationwide. Jaye explores the question - what will happen if Roe is set aside by the US Supreme Court? Will this achieve the goal of ending abortion, or is that truly the goal? And - to Americans who are staunchly pro-life regarding abortion, is symbolism more important than the outcome of protecting life? Also - Jaye shares her experiences attending the Families Belong Together Rally in Cincinnati, Ohio. This was one of many around the country protesting the Trump Administration's immigration policies  June 30, including the policy of family separation at the US-Mexico Border. Citations: “CFPB Sues Nation's Largest Student Loan Company Navient for Failing Borrowers at Every Stage of Repayment.” 2017. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. January 18. https://www.consumerfinance.gov/about-us/newsroom/cfpb-sues-nations-largest-student-loan-company-navient-failing-borrowers-every-stage-repayment/ (July 15, 2018) Gantz, Sarah. 2018. “Ever Been Depressed? Had Cancer? Pre-Existing Conditions Can Define Your Future.” Chicago Tribune. July 3. http://www.chicagotribune.com/lifestyles/health/ct-depressed-cancer-preexisting-conditions-20180703-story.html (July 15, 2018) Leasca, Stacey. 2018. “These States Will Likely Ban Abortion if the Supreme Court Overturns Roe v. Wade.” Glamour. July 10. https://www.glamour.com/story/trigger-law-states-will-ban-abortion-roe-v-wade-reversed (July 15, 2018) Moreau, Julie. 2018. “House Republicans Advance Adoption Amendment Critics Say is ‘Anti-LGBTQ.’” NBC News. July 12. https://www.nbcnews.com/feature/nbc-out/house-republicans-advance-adoption-amendment-critics-say-anti-lgbtq-n891041 (July 15, 2018) Mulhere, Kaitlyn. 2018. “Betsy DeVos is Telling States to Stop Cracking Down on Student Loan Companies.” Time. March 9. http://time.com/money/5193456/devos-student-loan-servicers-state-regulations/ (July 15, 2018) Stratford, Michael. 2018. “CFPB Says Education is Obstructing Access to Navient Records.” Politico. July 12. https://www.politico.com/newsletters/morning-education/2018/07/12/cfpb-says-education-is-obstructing-access-to-navient-records-277104 (July 15, 2018) Piepenburg, Claudia. 2018. “Private Prisons Play a Large Role in Current Immigration Policy.” The Coast News. July 11. http://www.thecoastnews.com/private-prisons-play-a-large-role-in-current-immigration-policy/ (July 15, 2018) “Private Prisons.” American Civil Liberties Union. https://www.aclu.org/issues/smart-justice/mass-incarceration/private-prisons?redirect=issues/mass-incarceration/privatization-criminal-justice/private-prisons (July 15, 2018) “Private Prisons in the United States.” 2017. The Sentencing Project. August 28. https://www.sentencingproject.org/publications/private-prisons-united-states/ (July 15, 2018) More on Families Belong Together 2018: https://wordpress.com/post/potstirrerpodcast.com/522 Twitter: @potstirrercast IG: @potstirrerpodcast Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/potstirrerpodcast/ Website: PotstirrerPodcast.com Flying Machine Network: http://flyingmachine.network Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/flyingmachine Music: Potstirrer Podcast Theme composed by Jon Biegen from Stranger Still http://strangerstillshow.com/ Seductress composed by Francis Prev Wishing Well composed by Heroboard Black Heat composed by Ross Bugden Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

26mins

15 Jul 2018

Rank #12

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36 - Power and Purity

Episode 36 - Power and Purity Several scandals involving sexual harassment and sexual abuse have been uncovered recently in a number of churches across the Christian landscape. Why is abuse within the church such a huge story, why does it occur, and what can churches do better to reduce abuse occurrences and respond to these incidents? Jaye discusses a few of these recent scandals - delving into authoritarianism, sexual repression, and purity culture, and how these mechanisms can enable perpetrators and silence victims. CONTENT WARNING: This episode includes discussion of sexual activity, sexual assault and child abuse. Please be advised. Twitter: @potstirrercast IG: @potstirrerpodcast Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/potstirrerpodcast/ Website: PotstirrerPodcast.com Flying Machine Network: http://flyingmachine.network Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/flyingmachine Citations: "As Pope Ignores Claims He Shielded Sex Abuser, Some Catholics Struggle." 2018. CBS News. August 29. https://www.cbsnews.com/news/pope-francis-no-comment-catholic-church-sexual-abuse-cover-up-vigano-letter/ (September 9, 2018) Burton, Tara Isabella. 2018. "Megachurch Leadership Resigns to Protest Their Church's Handling of Sexual Misconduct Allegations." Vox. August 9. https://www.vox.com/2018/8/7/17657730/bill-hybels-willow-creek-steve-carter-resigned-allegations-sex-harassment (September 9, 2018) Galli, Mark. 2018. "We Need an Independent Investigation of Sovereign Grace Ministries." Christianity Today. March 22. https://www.christianitytoday.com/ct/2018/march-web-only/sovereign-grace-need-investigation-sgm-mahaney-denhollander.html (September 9, 2018) Goodstein, Laurie. 2018. "How the Willow Creek Church Scandal Has Stunned the Evangelical World." The New York Times. August 9. https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/09/us/evangelicals-willow-creek-scandal.html (September 9, 2018) Gryboski, Michael. 2018. "Rachael Denhollander's Former Church Apologizes for Mishandling Ex-Gymnast's Concerns." The Christian Post. June 1. https://www.christianpost.com/news/rachael-denhollanders-former-church-apologizes-mishandling-ex-gymnasts-concerns-sovereign-grace-224568/ (September 9, 2018) Moon, Sarah, and Jo Reger. 2014. “’You Are Not Your Own:’ Rape, Sexual Assault, and Consent in Evangelical Christian Dating Books.” Journal of Integrated Social Sciences. 4(1): 55-74. http://www.jiss.org/documents/volume_4/issue_1/JISS%202014%204(1)%2055-74%20Christian%20Dating%20Books.pdf (September 9, 2018) "New York, New Jersey, Launch Investigations Into Catholic Church's Handling of Sex Abuse Allegations." 2018. CBS News. September 6. https://www.cbsnews.com/news/new-york-new-jersey-launch-investigations-into-catholic-churchs-handling-of-sex-abuse-allegations/ (September 9, 2018) "Part Three: Life in Christ." Catechism of the Catholic Church. S2:C2:A6 http://www.vatican.va/archive/ccc_css/archive/catechism/p3s2c2a6.htm (September 9, 2018) Showalter, Brandon. 2018. "Bishop Apologizes for Groping Ariana Grande at Aretha Franklin's Funeral." The Christian Post. September 3. https://www.christianpost.com/news/bishop-apologizes-groping-ariana-grande-aretha-franklin-funeral-227155/ (September 9, 2018) Sheehan, Andy. 2018. "301 ‘Predator Priests’ Named In Pa. Grand Jury Sex Abuse Report: ‘They Were Raping Little Boys & Girls’" KDKA-TV. August 14. https://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/2018/08/14/pennsylvania-diocese-sex-abuse-grand-jury-report-released/ (September 9, 2018) Music: Potstirrer Podcast Theme composed by Jon Biegen from Stranger Still http://strangerstillshow.com/ Sunflower composed by Topher Mohr and Alex Elena

33mins

9 Sep 2018

Rank #13

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54 - Abortion Revisited: The Right to Consent

CONTENT WARNING: Miscarriage, stillbirth, medical procedures, death, child molestation, sexual and physical violence With the proliferation of abortion bans passed into law in several states designed to trigger a US Supreme Court reversal of Roe v. Wade (1973), what are the real dangers of these laws? Jaye reconsiders her earlier position on fetal personhood and outlines her view regarding the tension between the rights of the woman versus the rights of the fetus. She delves into infant and maternal mortality in the US, mass shootings, and discrimination by faith-based charities, making the argument that the anti-abortion movement has no real interest in protecting the sanctity of life. Twitter: @potstirrercast IG: @potstirrerpodcast Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/potstirrerpodcast/ Website: PotstirrerPodcast.com Flying Machine Network: http://flyingmachine.network Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/flyingmachine Featured Podcast: Divisive Issues Website: http://frondsradio.com/divisiveissues Stranger Still Abortion Video: https://youtu.be/2J4w2xGW9H8 Source Links: https://www.thegospelcoalition.org/blogs/evangelical-history/evangelicals-really-silent-roe-v-wade/ https://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2014/05/religious-right-real-origins-107133 https://arcdigital.media/how-did-evangelicals-and-republicans-come-to-oppose-abortion-dcd4ac56c333 https://www.mayoclinic.org/tests-procedures/liver-transplant/about/pac-20384842 https://www.americantransplantfoundation.org/about-transplant/facts-and-myths/ https://ffrf.org/component/k2/item/18514-what-does-the-bible-say-about-abortion https://plato.stanford.edu/entries/autonomy-moral/ https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/cambridge-law-journal/article/nature-and-significance-of-the-right-to-bodily-integrity/79703F3BE9C5C21BB76338C050E951BC/core-reader http://www.ncsl.org/research/health/fetal-homicide-state-laws.aspx https://www.thefreelibrary.com/Homicide+a+leading+cause+of+death+in+pregnant+women.+%28Continuing...-a080055987 https://www.nkhiddengulag.org/blog/the-north-korean-government-initiates-ban-on-abortions-yet-commits-forced-abortions-against-its-prisoners#_ftn1 https://www.vogue.com/article/serena-williams-vogue-cover-interview-february-2018 http://www.nationalpartnership.org/our-work/health/reports/black-womens-maternal-health.html https://www.cdc.gov/reproductivehealth/maternalinfanthealth/pregnancy-relatedmortality.htm https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5001799/ https://www.cdc.gov/reproductivehealth/maternalinfanthealth/infantmortality.htm https://www.chds.us/ssdb/category/graphs/ https://khn.org/news/sham-sharing-ministries-test-faith-of-patients-and-insurance-regulators/ https://www.colorlines.com/articles/hud-rule-allows-homeless-shelters-deny-admission-transgender-people https://www.healthsystemtracker.org/chart-collection/infant-mortality-u-s-compare-countries/#item-neonatal-mortality-u-s-higher-comparable-countries https://minorityhealth.hhs.gov/omh/browse.aspx?lvl=4&lvlid=23 https://www.campussafetymagazine.com/safety/k-12-school-shooting-statistics-everyone-should-know/ https://www.axios.com/abortion-restriction-states-passed-laws-8326c9aa-6631-4bd1-b02b-c6ba6cd0a335.html Music: Potstirrer Podcast Theme composed by Jon Biegen from Stranger Still http://strangerstillshow.com/ Rock Tune composed by Audionautix Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Artist: http://audionautix.com/ Toy Piano composed by Wayne Jones Last Train to Mars composed by Dan Liebowitz Namaste composed by Audionautix Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Artist: http://audionautix.com/

48mins

4 Jun 2019

Rank #14

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33 - Ministry of Truth

With Donald Trump verbally capitulating to Vladimir Putin during the Helsinki summit July 16, the Russia investigation heating up, and Special Counsel Robert Mueller investigating the NRA for potential money laundering for the benefit of Trump's 2016 presidential campaign, Trump is clearly embroiled in a great deal of controversy. But in the face of it, Trump tells the American people to believe him over the facts that are publicly available. Evangelical leaders are also steering their flock toward belief in Trump - elevating their defenses of Trump over the Bible they state is inerrant. Will there come a time where Trump Christians will have a moment of clarity and decide that their deal with the devil is untenable? Citations: Blitzer, Ronn. 2018. “Update: White House Fixes Omission in Trump/Putin Transcript.” July 25. https://lawandcrime.com/legal-analysis/white-house-may-have-broken-federal-law-by-doctoring-trump-putin-video/ Ingraham, Christopher. 2018. “Two Charts Demolish the Notion That Immigrants Here Illegally Commit More Crime.” The Washington Post. June 19. https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2018/06/19/two-charts-demolish-the-notion-that-immigrants-here-illegally-commit-more-crime/?utm_term=.ede8e5f1e92c “Maria Butina is the ‘Spy’ the Trump Administration Asked For: Talker.” 2018. USA Today. July 19. https://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2018/07/19/maria-butina-alleged-spy-trump-administration-asked-talker/800507002/ Martin, Michael. 2018. “Send Your Paycheck or Face the Wrath of God, says Trump Pastor.” Metro. January 9. https://www.metro.us/president-trump/send-paycheck-says-trump-pastor-paula-white Mazzetti, Mark, and Katie Benner. 2018. “12 Russian Agents Indicted in Mueller Investigation.” The New York Times. July 13. https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/13/us/politics/mueller-indictment-russian-intelligence-hacking.html Naham, Matt. 2018. “Mueller has Likely had ‘Secret’ Access to NRA Docs Revealing Origins or $30 Milion Spent on 2016 Election.” Law & Crime. July 2. https://lawandcrime.com/high-profile/mueller-has-likely-had-secret-access-to-nra-docs-revealing-origins-of-30-million-spent-on-2016-election/?utm_source=engageim “National Rifle Association.” 2016. Open Secrets. https://www.opensecrets.org/outsidespending/recips.php?cycle=2016&cmte=National%20Rifle%20Assn Nowrasteh, Alex. 2018. “Criminal Immigrants in Texas: Illegal Immigrant Conviction and Arrest Rates for Homicide, Sexual Assault, Larceny, and Other Crimes.” CATO Institute. February 26. https://www.cato.org/publications/immigration-research-policy-brief/criminal-immigrants-texas-illegal-immigrant Schwartz, Ian. 2018. “Trump: Don’t Believe the Crap You See from These People on Fake News.” Real Clear Politics. July 24. https://www.realclearpolitics.com/video/2018/07/24/trump_dont_believe_the_crap_you_see_from_these_people_on_fake_news.html Smith, Chris. 2018. “’Coincidence Number 395’: The NRA Spent $30 Million to Elect Trump. Was it Russian Money?” Vanity Fair. June 21. https://www.vanityfair.com/news/2018/06/the-nra-spent-dollar30-million-to-elect-trump-was-it-russian-money Swaine, Jon. 2018. “Maria Butina: Ties Emerge Between NRA, Alleged Spy and Russian Billionaire.” The Guardian. July 26. https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/jul/26/maria-butina-nra-svetlana-nikolaeva-konstantin-nikolaev Tharoor, Ishaan. 2018. “Trump’s Helsinki ‘Disgrace’ Caps a Destructive European Trip.” The Washington Post. July 17. https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2018/07/17/trumps-helsinki-disgrace-caps-a-destructive-european-trip/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.03ef347bbd70 “'These Children Are Being Trafficked, We Must Have Stricter Border Laws': Pastor Paula White Tours Migrant Detention Facility.” CBN News. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gSSBPrtAAqI Van Dyk, Ted. 2018. “To Beat Trump, Get a Grip.” The Wall Street Journal. July 23. https://www.wsj.com/articles/to-beat-trump-get-a-grip-1532386992 “What Lies Ahead for Donald Trump and the Church.” 2016. Center for Moral Clarity. November 17. http://cmc.rodparsley.com/News.aspx?nid=4982 Twitter: @potstirrercast IG: @potstirrerpodcast Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/potstirrerpodcast/ Website: PotstirrerPodcast.com Flying Machine Network: http://flyingmachine.network Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/flyingmachine Music: Potstirrer Podcast Theme composed by Jon Biegen from Stranger Still http://strangerstillshow.com/ Amazing Grace composed by Audionautix Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Artist: http://audionautix.com/ Autumn Sunset composed by by Audionautix Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Cockpit composed by Silent Partner Night Walker composed by Mitch Music http://youtu.be/WkOLiZ1pLSU

30mins

29 Jul 2018

Rank #15

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65 - America's Drug War, Part 3: Laws Made for Breaking

CONTENT WARNING - The following episode discusses mature themes, including illicit drug use and political assassinations. Listener discretion is advised. In the third installment of America's War on Drugs, Richard Nixon makes good on his second chance at becoming president of the United States in 1968, instituting his "law and order" policies during his president, chief among them sweeping anti-drug policy. These policies concentrated mostly on cannabis and opiates such as heroin, but also overhauled the way the federal government addressed drugs. Jaye provides context to the America of the 1960s, and discusses Nixon's War on Drugs as key to his crusade to end the social and political change the 1960s represented. Featured Podcast: The Losers Website: http://theloserspod.podbean.com Twitter: @potstirrercast IG: @potstirrerpodcast Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/potstirrerpodcast/ Website: PotstirrerPodcast.com Flying Machine Network: http://flyingmachine.network Patreon: http://flyingmachine.network/support Source Links: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7_9OJnRnZjU&t=55s https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cEdtwQ8OguY https://www.washingtonpost.com/history/2018/11/05/law-order-campaign-that-won-richard-nixon-white-house-years-ago/ https://www.history.com/topics/us-presidents/kennedy-nixon-debates https://prologue.blogs.archives.gov/2010/11/15/does-television-affect-how-we-elect-presidents/ https://www.hrc.org/blog/flashbackfriday-today-in-1973-the-apa-removed-homosexuality-from-list-of-me https://www.history.com/topics/cold-war/cuban-missile-crisis https://www.nixonfoundation.org/2018/05/no-final-victories-lessons-president-nixons-drug-abuse-initiatives/ https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2012/03/the-war-on-drugs-how-president-nixon-tied-addiction-to-crime/254319/ https://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED052395.pdf https://www.dea.gov/drug-scheduling https://www.dea.gov/sites/default/files/2018-07/1970-1975%20p%2030-39.pdf https://cdn.nixonlibrary.org/01/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/16155628/TV-Address-on-the-War-Against-Drugs-1.pdf https://harpers.org/archive/2016/04/legalize-it-all/ https://www.vox.com/2016/3/22/11278760/war-on-drugs-racism-nixon https://www.forbes.com/sites/eriksherman/2016/03/23/nixons-drug-war-an-excuse-to-lock-up-blacks-and-protesters-continues/#131783fc42c8 Music: Potstirrer Podcast Theme composed by Jon Biegen from Stranger Still http://strangerstillshow.com/ Bad F'n Goblins composed by Incarta '95 https://incarta95.bandcamp.com/album/into-the-goblin-forest Down the Street Blues composed by Unicorn Heads Grant & Green composed by Josh Lippi & The Overtimers Spying in the 60's composed by Sir Cubworth

47mins

7 Nov 2019

Rank #16

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57 - Political Spectrums (with Elle Riccardi)

As the myriad of Democratic presidential candidates with tons of ideas are hitting the debate circuit, Elle Riccardi from the podcast Short, Colorful + Loud joins Jaye to discuss political spectrums. What are the building blocks of political spectrums? Where did "left" and "right" come from? Are communism and fascism all that close to each other? Elle and Jaye discuss various kinds of political spectrums, including left-right, horseshoe theory, the political compass (including how they tested on it!) and more. They also discuss centrism, anarchy, and how the Overton Window can affect how we view what is "normal" in political discourse. Short, Colorful + Loud: Twitter: @scl_podcast Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/shortcolorfulandloud/ Website: http://shortcolorfulandloud.tumblr.com Our collaboration is part of the Flying Machine Flyer Drive #FlyerDrive! http://flyingmachine.network/support Twitter: @potstirrercast IG: @potstirrerpodcast Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/potstirrerpodcast/ Website: PotstirrerPodcast.com Flying Machine Network: http://flyingmachine.network Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/flyingmachine Source Links: https://www.the-american-interest.com/2019/03/27/the-end-of-the-new-deal-era-and-the-coming-realignment/ https://www.politicalcompass.org/ http://factmyth.com/the-left-right-political-spectrum-explained/ https://psmag.com/social-justice/an-end-to-horseshoe-theory https://www.npr.org/2017/01/09/509001314/jeff-sessions-previously-denied-federal-judgeship-amid-racism-controversy https://web.archive.org/web/20070930160218/http://www.ufppc.org/content/view/1751/2/ https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2014/06/the-left-right-political-spectrum-is-bogus/373139/ https://www.mackinac.org/7504 https://www.mackinac.org/OvertonWindow https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/26/us/politics/overton-window-democrats.html https://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2018/02/25/overton-window-explained-definition-meaning-217010 Music: Potstirrer Podcast Theme composed by Jon Biegen from Stranger Still http://strangerstillshow.com/ As Loud as Possible composed by Max McFerren Jupiter composed by Silent Partner

1hr 1min

16 Jul 2019

Rank #17

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68 - War on Christmas 2019

In the third annual Potstirrer Podcast War on Christmas Special, Jaye discusses the pre-Christian origins of several Christmas traditions, including the twelve days of Christmas, Yule logs, Santa Claus and more. How did the Christmas holiday develop over time? And, if Christmas isn't purely "Christian," what are evangelicals waging the "War on Christmas" truly fighting for? Twitter: @potstirrercast IG: @potstirrerpodcast Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/potstirrerpodcast/ Website: PotstirrerPodcast.com Flying Machine Network: http://flyingmachine.network Patreon: http://flyingmachine.network/support Source Texts and Links: Jackson, Sophie. 2013. The Medieval Christmas. Cheltenham, UK: The History Press. https://www.ucg.org/the-good-news/biblical-evidence-shows-jesus-christ-wasnt-born-on-dec-25 https://www.history.com/topics/christmas/history-of-christmas https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/89707/origins-12-christmas-traditions https://www.whychristmas.com/customs/whenchristmasiscelebrated.shtml https://www.timeanddate.com/holidays/common/orthodox-christmas-day https://www.professorshouse.com/yule/ https://www.history.com/topics/ancient-rome/saturnalia https://www.whychristmas.com/customs/25th.shtml https://www.biblicalarchaeology.org/daily/people-cultures-in-the-bible/jesus-historical-jesus/how-december-25-became-christmas/ https://www.infoplease.com/calendar-holidays/major-holidays/origins-christmas-holiday https://www.historyhit.com/the-growth-of-christianity-in-the-roman-empire/ https://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Holy_Roman_Empire https://www.britannica.com/topic/Christmas https://www.livius.org/articles/place/myra-demre/myra-church-of-the-tomb-of-st-nicholas/ https://www.stnicholascenter.org/who-is-st-nicholas/patron-saint https://www.history.com/news/dont-forget-santas-cookies-and-milk-the-history-of-a-popular-christmas-tradition https://www.nationalgeographic.com/news/2018/12/131219-santa-claus-origin-history-christmas-facts-st-nicholas/ https://newengland.com/today/living/new-england-history/how-the-puritans-banned-christmas/ https://www.politicalresearch.org/2016/08/18/dominionism-rising-a-theocratic-movement-hiding-in-plain-sight https://www.politicalresearch.org/1992/12/01/theocracy-and-white-supremacy-behind-the-culture-war-to-restore-traditional-values https://www.brookings.edu/blog/the-avenue/2018/03/14/the-us-will-become-minority-white-in-2045-census-projects/ Music: Christmas Homecoming composed by Aaron Kenny Carol Of the Bells composed by Audionautix Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Artist: http://audionautix.com/ Deck the Halls B composed Kevin MacLeod Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1100368 Artist: http://incompetech.com/ Viking composed by Aakash Gandhi Yonder Hill and Dale composed by Aaron Kenny Parzival composed by William Rosati Shesh Pesh composed by JR Tundra Achaidh Cheide composed by Kevin MacLeod Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1100340 Artist: http://incompetech.com/ At the Foot of the Sphinx composed by Twin Musicom Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Artist: http://www.twinmusicom.org/

38mins

20 Dec 2019

Rank #18

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55 - Riverside Chats: It's Kinda Meta

Jaye is joined by her husband Chuckles as they discuss free speech versus calls to violence and terrorism, as well as if Donald Trump's rhetoric and actions in support of gun control will upset his supporters enough to turn against him in 2020. Chuckles stans Candace Owens and sees her temporary ban on Twitter as an example of a conspiracy by the social media giant against conservative voices. Jaye points out that white supremacists run rampant on Twitter despite the ability to filter them out just like they filter out Islamic terror groups - because Twitter doesn't want to ban Republican politicians. Twitter: @potstirrercast IG: @potstirrerpodcast Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/potstirrerpodcast/ Website: PotstirrerPodcast.com Flying Machine Network: http://flyingmachine.network Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/flyingmachine Featured Podcast: Falling In Love Montage Website: http://fallinginlovemontage.com Source Links: Source Links: https://www.c-span.org/video/?c4801423/aoc-questioning-fbis-michael-mcgarrity-white-supremacist-violence-treated-domestic-terrorism https://trofire.com/2019/06/10/aoc-makes-fbi-official-squirm-with-softball-question/ https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/rep-alexandria-ocasio-cortez-appears-conflate-types-fbi/story?id=63542165 https://www.splcenter.org/hatewatch/2018/09/12/study-shows-two-thirds-us-terrorism-tied-right-wing-extremists https://www.esquire.com/news-politics/politics/a27733112/domestic-terrorism-law-congress-white-supremacists/ https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2019/04/25/coast-guard-terror-christopher-hasson-free-trial/3580298002/ Music: Potstirrer Podcast Theme composed by Jon Biegen from Stranger Still http://strangerstillshow.com/ Compressor Works Twang composed by Max McFerren

41mins

18 Jun 2019

Rank #19

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35 - Escape from Freedom

Many of us think of demagogues as charismatic leaders who hold an extreme degree of power over their supporters. But why do people fall for demagogues? In this episode, Jaye takes a deep dive into the subject of demagoguery - exploring how we understand and debate political and social issues. What does a country run by demagoguery mean for democracy? Twitter: @potstirrercast IG: @potstirrerpodcast Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/potstirrerpodcast/ Website: PotstirrerPodcast.com Flying Machine Network: http://flyingmachine.network Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/flyingmachine Citations: Balmer, Randall. 2014. "The Real Origins of the Religious Right." Politico. May 27. https://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2014/05/religious-right-real-origins-107133 (August 26, 2018) Ladd, Chris. 2017. "Pastors, Not Politicians, Turned Dixie Republican." Forbes. March 27. https://www.forbes.com/sites/chrisladd/2017/03/27/pastors-not-politicians-turned-dixie-republican/#3857ed00695f (August 26, 2018) Meet the Press. 2018. "Rudy Giuliani: 'Truth Isn't Truth'" NBC News. August 19. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CljsZ7lgbtw (August 26, 2018) Merritt, Carol Howard. 2017. "Liberty University, Your Roots are Showing." The Christian Century. May 15. https://www.christiancentury.org/blog-post/liberty-university-your-roots-are-showing (August 26, 2018) Perlstein, Rick. 2012. "Exclusive: Lee Atwater’s Infamous 1981 Interview on the Southern Strategy." The Nation. November 13. https://www.thenation.com/article/exclusive-lee-atwaters-infamous-1981-interview-southern-strategy/ (August 26, 2018) Roberts-Miller, Patricia. 2017. Demagoguery and Democracy. New York: The Experiment. Music: Potstirrer Podcast Theme composed by Jon Biegen from Stranger Still http://strangerstillshow.com/ Brittle Rille - Reunited composed by Kevin MacLeod Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1200047 Artist: http://incompetech.com/ Cryin In My Beer composed by Audionautix Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Artist: http://audionautix.com/ Heaven and Hell composed by Jeremy Blake Training in the Fire composed by Twin Musicom Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Artist: http://www.twinmusicom.org/

32mins

26 Aug 2018

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