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Pete Kaliner


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    K-12 education is inherently value-laden

    Play Episode Listen Later May 19, 2022 30:53

    The purpose of government schools is to transmit the culture of our civil society to the next generation.  Get exclusive content here!: https://thepetekalinershow.com/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Tales of the Founding Fathers... with sea monsters!

    Play Episode Listen Later May 19, 2022 31:14

    John Hood, a columnist, co-founder of the John Locke Foundation, and author of the latest book "Forest Folk" discusses the historical fantasy series - and how they help convey the ideals of America. Get exclusive content here!: https://thepetekalinershow.com/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Western NC activist posts X-rate messages by Sheriff candidate

    Play Episode Listen Later May 19, 2022 30:04

    Mark Starling from WWNC discusses the scandal surrounding a candidate for Buncombe County Sheriff. Get exclusive content here!: https://thepetekalinershow.com/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Mecklenburg DA & Sheriff re-elected; NC judicial races set for November

    Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2022 28:57

    Despite deaths in the jail, and hundreds of murder defendants awaiting trials, Mecklenburg Democrats re-elected both the Sheriff and District Attorney in yesterday's primary. Meanwhile, NC Republicans picked their candidates for the state Supreme Court and Court of Appeals.   Get exclusive content here!: https://thepetekalinershow.com/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Breaking down Cawthorn's defeat in NC-11

    Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2022 30:00

    Dr. Chris Cooper from Western Carolina University discusses the race to unseat the youngest Member of Congress. Plus, more election results and analysis. Get exclusive content here!: https://thepetekalinershow.com/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    In NC's race for US Senate, it'll be Budd vs Beasley

    Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2022 28:56

    Former North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory got blown out in the Republican primary yesterday by Congressman Ted Budd, who benefited from about $10 million in negative ads against McCrory. Get exclusive content here!: https://thepetekalinershow.com/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Club for Growth & AIPAC dumping millions into NC races

    Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2022 28:44

    The Club For Growth (CFG) and the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) are  pouring massive amounts of money into North Carolina during the primary. Plus, other races of interest locally and from around the state.   Get exclusive content here!: https://thepetekalinershow.com/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Biden in Buffalo; Plus - primary election coverage

    Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2022 31:10

    President Biden traveled to Buffalo to mourn the weekend massacre. He refused to take a similar trip in the wake of the Waukesha massacre. Also, North Carolina is holding primary elections today. Get exclusive content here!: https://thepetekalinershow.com/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Will "fire Cawthorn" effort backfire?

    Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2022 30:01

    Dr. Andy Jackson, the Director of the John Locke Foundation's Civitas Center for Election Integrity, analyzes the campaign to have Democrats register unaffiliated to vote against Rep. Madison Cawthorn in the GOP primary. Plus, the President speaks in Buffalo - in the wake of a massacre perpetrated by an insane white supremacist. Get exclusive content here!: https://thepetekalinershow.com/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    US Senate candidate Marjorie Eastman; Plus - Greenwald eviscerates Buffalo narrative

    Play Episode Listen Later May 16, 2022 29:12

    North Carolina Republican candidate for US Senate, Marjorie Eastman, discusses her campaign ahead of Tuesday's primary. Also, Glenn Greenwald dismantles the leftist narratives in the wake of the Buffalo attacks.   Get exclusive content here!: https://thepetekalinershow.com/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    NC congressional candidate Nalini Joseph; Plus the Buffalo massacre

    Play Episode Listen Later May 16, 2022 30:50

    Nalini Joseph is a Republican candidate for North Carolina's 12th Congressional District. She running in the GOP primary. Also, deconstructing the ghoulish narrative-crafting in the aftermath of tragedies.   Get exclusive content here!: https://thepetekalinershow.com/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    There are no rational explanations for acts of evil & insanity

    Play Episode Listen Later May 16, 2022 28:54

    The race to craft narratives - in order to attack political enemies - is a ghoulish act that decent people should reject in the wake of tragic attacks like we saw in Buffalo.   Get exclusive content here!: https://thepetekalinershow.com/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    NC-12 candidate says he can flip district

    Play Episode Listen Later May 13, 2022 30:08

    Tyler Lee is running for North Carolina Congressional District 12 - currently held by Democrat Alma Adams. Lee says the seat is winnable for a Republican like him. Plus; will dodging debates be a winning strategy for both of the leading candidates for US Senate in NC? Get exclusive content here!: https://thepetekalinershow.com/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    NC Court of Appeals candidate Charlton Allen

    Play Episode Listen Later May 13, 2022 32:06

    Charlton Allen is running for North Carolina Court of Appeals in the Republican primary. Plus: Cheri Beasley dodging debates but gets no criticism from a compliant media. Get exclusive content here!: https://thepetekalinershow.com/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    The victim mindset is corroding our society

    Play Episode Listen Later May 13, 2022 29:49

    A story about an eviction in Charlotte presents a good opportunity to examine the Tendency for Interpersonal Victimhood. Get exclusive content here!: https://thepetekalinershow.com/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    NC-11 candidate Woodhouse on her race to beat Cawthorn & RINO

    Play Episode Listen Later May 12, 2022 29:56

    Republican candidate for North Carolina's 11th Congressional district, Michelle Woodhouse, discusses her campaign to beat the incumbent who convinced her to run. Plus, reaction to the BK Maginnis interview from the previous hour.   Get exclusive content here!: https://thepetekalinershow.com/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    NC Democrat candidate for US Senate says rights attach after birth

    Play Episode Listen Later May 12, 2022 32:00

    US Senate Democratic candidate, BK Maginnis, wants to pack the US Supreme Court and has difficulty saying when in utero human beings obtain rights.   Get exclusive content here!: https://thepetekalinershow.com/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Is Chuck Schumer an idiot?

    Play Episode Listen Later May 12, 2022 29:26

    Is Sen. Chuck Schumer the worst tactician in American political history? Why force a vote on unrestricted abortions that was sure to fail while jamming up red state Democrats running for re-election? Get exclusive content here!: https://thepetekalinershow.com/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    US Senate vote on abortion; Tillis to Cawthorn "Man up"

    Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2022 30:07

    Why on earth is Sen. Chuck Schumer forcing his Democratic colleagues to take a vote on an unpopular abortion bill when it's sure to fail? Plus, US Sen. Thom Tillis joins me to discuss the abortion bill, Ukraine, immigration reform, and his message to Rep. Madison Cawthorn to "Man up". Get exclusive content here!: https://thepetekalinershow.com/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Reporters comply with corrupting the language

    Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2022 27:50

    The Church of Wokism is corrupting our language and promulgating lies. Plus: progressive prosecutors are lowering the costs of criminal behavior, creating a greater supply of it.  Get exclusive content here!: https://thepetekalinershow.com/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Biden's America: More inflation & less baby formula

    Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2022 29:15

    Inflation continues to eat away at Americans' income. Meanwhile, what's behind the shortage of baby formula?   Get exclusive content here!: https://thepetekalinershow.com/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Grievances & recriminations among Charlotte-Mecklenburg School leaders

    Play Episode Listen Later May 10, 2022 30:23

    Accusations are going public in the wake of the firing of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Superintendent Earnest Winston.   Get exclusive content here!: https://thepetekalinershow.com/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    NC Court of Appeals candidate Michael Stading

    Play Episode Listen Later May 10, 2022 30:54

    Mecklenburg County District Court Judge Michael Stading on his run for NC Court of Appeals. Plus, unaffiliated voters are choosing Republican ballots over Democrat ballots in Early Voting, so far. Get exclusive content here!: https://thepetekalinershow.com/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Biden on inflation & NC's budget surplus

    Play Episode Listen Later May 10, 2022 28:29

    President Joe Biden addresses the nation on his "top domestic priority" - inflation. Plus, North Carolina state coffers hit surplus! Get exclusive content here!: https://thepetekalinershow.com/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    On SCOTUS leak, Tater comes close to asking the right question

    Play Episode Listen Later May 9, 2022 30:15

    In an interview on his CNN show, Brian Stelter almost explored the most important back-story of the leaked Supreme Court opinion on abortion. Namely, did POLITICO analyze whether publication of the draft would cause harm. Also, Brian Stelter is a potato. Get exclusive content here!: https://thepetekalinershow.com/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Pat McCrory on his Senate race, immigration, & the Club For Growth

    Play Episode Listen Later May 9, 2022 31:55

    Former North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory discusses his campaign for US Senate. Get exclusive content here!: https://thepetekalinershow.com/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Bill O'Reilly on 'Killing the Killers' book

    Play Episode Listen Later May 9, 2022 31:44

    Best-selling author Bill O'Reilly discusses his latest book, Killing the Killers: The Secret War Against Terrorists. Plus, rising inflation AND interest rates are squeezing Americans in ways not seen since the Carter Administration. Get exclusive content here!: https://thepetekalinershow.com/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Can federalism solve the abortion fight?

    Play Episode Listen Later May 6, 2022 32:02

    If Roe & Casey are overturned, can America live with different abortion rules in different states? Maybe not. For the same reason that slavery led to a war. Get exclusive content here!: https://thepetekalinershow.com/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Roe & Casey "sowed the seeds of a constitutional crisis"

    Play Episode Listen Later May 6, 2022 28:03

    John Daniel Davidson at The Federalist writes: "By snatching the question of abortion from the American people and their elected representatives, Roe divided the nation and sowed the seeds of a constitutional crisis. The contours of that crisis are now coming into view."   Get exclusive content here!: https://thepetekalinershow.com/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Computer shop owner sues Schiff & media for defamation

    Play Episode Listen Later May 6, 2022 29:37

    The computer repairman who blew the whistle on Hunter Biden's laptop is now suing CNN, The Daily Beast, POLITICO, and Congressman Adam Schiff for defamation. The Delaware shop owner says the outlets and Schiff spread the false accusations - without evidence - that he was peddling Russian disinformation. Get exclusive content here!: https://thepetekalinershow.com/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    The messiness of the Panthers vs Rock Hill

    Play Episode Listen Later May 5, 2022 32:01

    Nick Wilson from WFNZ radio discusses Panthers owner David Tepper and the messiness of the public fight over funding for a training facility in Rock Hill, SC. Get exclusive content here!: https://thepetekalinershow.com/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Democrats' lose big after gerrymandering Congressional races

    Play Episode Listen Later May 5, 2022 29:13

    Control of the US House of Representatives is at stake, as state legislatures draw and adopt congressional district lines. While Democrats were attacking NC lawmakers for gerrymandering, Democrats in New York were gerrymandering the heck out of the Empire State. Plus, anti-insurrection riot apologists are threatening violence and protests at the homes of Supreme Court justices. Get exclusive content here!: https://thepetekalinershow.com/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Video released showing Cawthorn nekkid horseplay

    Play Episode Listen Later May 5, 2022 29:03

    Another embarrassing video of Rep. Madison Cawthorn gets released as part of the "drip" campaign aimed at taking down the first-term Congressman from Western North Carolina.   Get exclusive content here!: https://thepetekalinershow.com/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Democrats hope to use Roe leak to turn out base

    Play Episode Listen Later May 4, 2022 31:06

    Democrats are flooding my Inbox with fundraising emails predicting the end of the world if Roe v Wade is overturned and states are permitted to democratically decide what their own rules should be. Plus, more of the deep dive into local and state races on the May 17 primary ballots.     Get exclusive content here!: https://thepetekalinershow.com/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Mark Walker says he's a long shot, but believes he can win

    Play Episode Listen Later May 4, 2022 30:01

    Former NC Congressman Mark Walker discusses the final days of his campaign for US Senate and the importance of articulating an argument for conservatism. Plus, the races and candidates NC voters will decide during the ongoing primary election. Get exclusive content here!: https://thepetekalinershow.com/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    A look at the primary races in NC

    Play Episode Listen Later May 4, 2022 29:48

    North Carolina voters have a few primaries to vote in on May 17. On the Republican side, of particular note are the races for NC Supreme Court, Court of Appeals, and US Senate. On the Democrat side, Mecklenburg Sheriff, NC legislative seats, Charlotte City Council, Mayor, and Mecklenburg County Commissioner.   Get exclusive content here!: https://thepetekalinershow.com/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Supreme Court leaker has done grave damage to our democracy

    Play Episode Listen Later May 3, 2022 33:21

    The self-appointed, self-proclaimed Defenders of Democracy sure don't seem to have much of a problem with the damage done to the US Supreme Court by the leaking of a draft opinion overturning abortion law.   Get exclusive content here!: https://thepetekalinershow.com/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Abortion law should never have been removed from the states

    Play Episode Listen Later May 3, 2022 31:00

    In the leaked draft opinion, Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito argues that Roe v Wade and Planned Parenthood v Casey were never constitutional and did not settle the matter. Rather, it made things worse. Get exclusive content here!: https://thepetekalinershow.com/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Leaked draft of Supreme Court abortion opinion prompts outrage

    Play Episode Listen Later May 3, 2022 29:44

    POLITICO published a leaked draft of a Supreme Court ruling that overturns Roe v Wade and Planned Parenthood v Casey.  Get exclusive content here!: https://thepetekalinershow.com/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Ministry of Truth: Could it be stray voltage or midterm strategy?

    Play Episode Listen Later May 2, 2022 30:36

    The creation of the Orwellian-sounding Disinformation Governance Board inside the Department of Homeland Security could be an example of the "stray voltage" tactic that Obama Administration officials used. Or maybe it's a way to attack the GOP for shutting down the government ahead of 2022. Get exclusive content here!: https://thepetekalinershow.com/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    America's Minister of Truth is a liar

    Play Episode Listen Later May 2, 2022 29:59

    The woman tapped to lead the Biden Administration's "Disinformation Governance Board" (a/k/a: The Ministry of Truth) is a purveyor of lies and disinformation. Coincidentally, all of the disinformation she peddled aids the Democratic Party.   Get exclusive content here!: https://thepetekalinershow.com/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Make no mistake, the Ministry of Truth will determine what is "truth"

    Play Episode Listen Later May 2, 2022 30:22

    The creation of a "Disinformation Governance Board" inside the Department of Homeland Security should be rejected by patriots and free speech advocates. Or is this Ministry of Truth doppelgänger "stray voltage?"   Get exclusive content here!: https://thepetekalinershow.com/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    The raging hypocrisy of a professional doxxer

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 29, 2022 24:20

    Washington Post journalismer Taylor Lorenz inflicts injury and abuse upon her political foes, while crying (literally) about abuse inflicted upon her by critics of her doxxing.   Get exclusive content here!: https://thepetekalinershow.com/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Brad Slager: The left is losing its grip on messaging

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 29, 2022 33:24

    Brad Slager from RedState.com & Townhall.com discusses the collapse of the legacy media gatekeepers. Plus, Biden's new Ministry of Truth to be run by a spreader of disinformation. Get exclusive content here!: https://thepetekalinershow.com/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Fighting privilege by decking people in the streets

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 29, 2022 30:58

    Thanks to a Tik Tok "influencer" I discovered that I've been victimized by white privilege because people won't get out of my way when I'm walking. So now I'm going to NOT get out of other peoples' way. Maybe I'll apply this anti-white privilege strategy to driving, too!   Get exclusive content here!: https://thepetekalinershow.com/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Redistricting expert "wanted Democrats to win" & would "cheat to make that happen"

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 28, 2022 31:50

    One of the experts in North Carolina's redistricting lawsuits is now being investigated by Princeton University over allegations from his staff that he manipulated data to help Democrats win. “He had an agenda.  He was good at hiding it when he had to, but it was clear Sam wanted Democrats to win and he was willing to cheat to make that happen.” Plus: 2,000 Mules; CMPD's body cam audit; and the FOP endorses the DA. Get exclusive content here!: https://thepetekalinershow.com/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    The knives are out for Rep. Cawthorn

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 28, 2022 32:25

    Congressman Madison Cawthorn (R-NC) is drawing fire from all fronts in his primary re-election fight, including accusations that he may have engaged in illegal insider trading.   Get exclusive content here!: https://thepetekalinershow.com/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Madison Cawthorn says 'slow drip' won't derail re-election

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 28, 2022 31:14

    Dr. Chris Cooper from Western Carolina University joins me to discuss his piece at The Assembly: "Who Can Beat Madison Cawthorn?" Plus, Rep. Madison Cawthorn posts a video responding to the latest batch of scandals.   Get exclusive content here!: https://thepetekalinershow.com/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Mecklenburg Sheriff: hundreds of resignations are a "minor problem"

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 27, 2022 30:49

    The two challengers to Mecklenburg County Sheriff Garry McFadden say the jail is not safe for inmates or employees, prompting staff to leave for neighboring counties. Responding during last night's debate, McFadden said it's a minor problem attributable to COVID. Get exclusive content here!: https://thepetekalinershow.com/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Democrat challengers say Mecklenburg Sheriff made jail less safe

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 27, 2022 29:45

    The safety of staff and inmates at the Mecklenburg County Jail was the top issue at the Democratic debate last night - where two former deputies are challenging the incumbent Sheriff in the May 17 primary. Get exclusive content here!: https://thepetekalinershow.com/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    In debate, Mecklenburg Sheriff conveys arrogance & dismissiveness

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 27, 2022 31:09

    The three candidates for Mecklenburg County Sheriff squared off in a tense debate that revealed an incumbent dismissive of concerns, and unwilling to accept criticism or responsibility for problems inside his organization.   Get exclusive content here!: https://thepetekalinershow.com/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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