Polite Politics Podcast Season 2, #9: The Supreme Court vacancy

The latest Polite Politics Podcast explains the controversy over the Supreme Court vacancy left by the death of Justice Antonin Scalia. Tyler explains: The history behind election-year judicial nominations Why the court isn’t just 5 conservatives and 4 liberals How the media gets the court wrong What is going to happen next Be sure to listen to the latest Polite Politics Podcast. PS… Scotusblog updates the Supreme Court’s “voting relationships” at the bottom of this page. What is clear is that the 4 more liberal justices tend to vote together…

Polite Politics Podcast Season 2, #8: New Hampshire and the Trump Phenomenon

The latest Polite Politics Podcast breaks down what happened in New Hampshire and how the primary campaign will look moving forward. Along the way, best-selling author and persuasion expert Kurt Mortensen drops by to explain the Donald Trump phenomenon. Be sure to listen to the latest Polite Politics Podcast. Need more politics? Subscribe!

Polite Politics Podcast Season 2, #7: Trump, Batman, and Presidential Politics

The latest Polite Politics Podcast talks about Donald Trump and uses a helpful theme from The Dark Knight. As America goes to vote, the podcast discusses the hero we deserve and the heroes that we need. Be sure to listen to the latest Polite Politics Podcast. Subscribe for more politics

Polite Politics Podcast Season 2, #6: ISIS & Syria

In the latest Polite Politics Podcast, Tyler explains the history of ISIS and what is happening in Syria. Along the way, he discusses: The refugee crisis Overheated rhetoric on all sides Which president is responsible for growth of ISIS And much more… Be sure to listen to the latest Polite Politics Podcast. The following links provide some extra information if you want to read more. History of ISIS Map of ISIS controlled areas Timeline of Syria Unrest Timeline of US Involvement in Syria Subscribe for more Polite Politics

Polite Politics Podcast Season 2, #5: Interview with Mia Love

Rep. Mia Love joins the latest Polite Politics Podcast to talk about adjusting to life in Congress. She talks about: How she makes decisions Her ultimate goal in politics Whether the GOP is divided And much more… Be sure to listen to the latest Polite Politics Podcast.   Get more of the Polite Politics Podcast in your inbox.

Polite Politics Podcast Season 2, #4: State of the GOP

Tyler breaks down the state of the Republican Party (GOP) in the latest Polite Politics Podcast. His article goes through the divisions within the party and Paul Ryan as the Speaker of the House. Along the way, Tyler explains: The state of the Republican presidential primary The 6 candidates who still have a chance How the race will unfold between contenders To end it all, Tyler predicts the winner of the nomination. Be sure to listen to the latest Polite Politics Podcast. Subscribe to Utah Politico Hub!

Polite Politics podcast Season 2, #3: Hillary Clinton’s emails

So what is the deal with Hillary Clinton’s email server? Why is the press obsessed with it? Tyler explains everything you need to know about Hillary Clinton’s emails in the latest edition of the Polite Politics Podcast. Sources: Hillary Clinton condemned Bush admin secret emails Judge appointed by President Clinton said Hillary was not following government policy. Washington Post Timeline: Things Found on Hillary’s email At least 2 Top Secret emails (including satellite photos of North Korea) Private discussions with foreign leaders (notably Tony Blair) which are automatically classified Over…

Polite Politics podcast Season 2, #2: Ranking the Presidents

The latest edition of the Polite Politics Podcast discusses how to rank presidents all time, where President Obama might fall in that ranking, and the factors that should be considered. Tyler also discusses: The Democratic party primary and debate VP Joe Biden looming over the race The uptick in Israel / Palestine violence His top 3/bottom 3 presidents Be sure to listen to the latest Polite Politics Podcast.

Polite Politics podcast Season 2, #1: Utah Gov Gary Herbert and Utah’s remarkable economic success.

Utah Governor Gary Herbert joins the latest edition of the Polite Politics Podcast to talk about his state’s remarkable economic success. In the news, Tyler talks about: The shooting in Oregon The Secret Service v. Jason Chaffetz The race for Speaker of the House Be sure to listen to the latest Polite Politics Podcast. If you’re just tuning in, go here to catch last season’s broadcasts, with guests including US Senator Mike Lee, Congressman Rob Bishop, GLAAD’s Zeke Stokes, and Utah House Speaker Greg Hughes.

Polite Politics podcast #6: Molly Dorozenski of Greenpeace

Molly Dorozenski, United States Media Director for Greenpeace joined the latest Polite Politics Podcast to talk about the environmental movement and how Greenpeace would like to change the world. The podcast also includes: The Demise of the Asia Trade Deal An In-Depth Look at the Constitution Poor Reporting from the New York Times Be sure to listen to the latest Polite Politics Podcast. Here are sources on the podcast and some explanations referenced within it. Democrats Kill Obama Trade Bill in House Dems “insulted” by Obama’s closed door pitch in…