Category Archives: President

Episode 37 – Crime Does Pay…For the State

Can you believe that states are complaining that a lack of prisoners is cutting too deeply into their revenue streams?  We also discuss the fact that close to half of all super PAC funding comes from only fifty donors.

In entertainment, Matt and I give our impressions of the Rogue One and Dr. Strange trailers.

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Episode 35 – Delayed Justice

President Obama selected a nominee for the Supreme Court and the GOP continues to block the hearing.  We discuss the qualifications of Judge Garland and how the Republican refusal to vote on a new justice can impact elections in November.  Also we compare and contrast Donald Trump’s campaign with other fascists politicians, like Hitler.

For tech and entertainment we cover a drone bazooka, Daredevil season 2, The Division and more.

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Episode 33 – Scalia Scrap

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia passed away recently and the battle for his seat has begun.  We discuss the response from politicians about President Obama’s right to fill the seat before the next elections.  This week, we also talk about the Beyonce Superbowl controversy and Flint Michigan.

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Episode 32-Countdown

President Obama is on his way out and the contenders are hot to fill his seat.  This week we give our impressions on the State of the Union address and contrast Obama’s vision with the Democrat and Republican candidates views.

Of course, there is some entertainment news and a brief discussion on the quality and quantity of original online programming for streaming services, like Netflix.

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Episode 29 – Paris Attacks

Matt and I made time to share our thoughts on the Paris attacks and some of the possible outcomes.  Listen to the episode and share your opinion on what this means for ISIS and the international response.

Also, we have an assortment of news on cops facing time for their crimes, the current pre-election political landscape and upcoming shows.

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Episode 26 – Run Forest

In this episode we give our impressions of the recent republican debates, held by Fox News, before exploring the thawing relations between the U.S. and Cuba.

For entertainment, we discuss an article about the increased number of ethnic actors in super hero movies and some movie previews.

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Episode 23-Stuff’s Getting Old

Well, another week…another cop abuses their authority.  Unfortunately, this Texas cops actions led to the suspicious death of Sandra Bland.  We discuss the circumstances of Sandra’s alleged suicide and several articles involving both sides of the law.  Also, we cover the thawed relations between Cuba and the United States, a nuclear deal with Iran, and Mobile Suit Gundam.

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Episode 22-Obama Shows Up

After a recent move across the country we are back.  Matt and I have frequently disagreed about our opinions on President Obama, but in the last two weeks we have found some common ground.  Obama is clearly in the sunset of his presidency and is finally exhibiting the traits we expected all along.  On this episode we discuss his NAACP speech and the nuclear deal with Iran, among  other topics.

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Episode 10 – By The Numbers

Episode 10 takes us on a journey through the multitude of government databases and statistics, but the discussion is far from dull.  Matt and I go over a December Ebony article, chronicling the state of blacks in America.

To start, we look at the halt to President Obama’s immigration plans, in Texas, and his goal of establishing a new cyber security agency.

Admittedly, there is little entertainment talk this week, but the next podcast should make up for that.

As always, we encourage everyone to provide feedback on the episodes through the webpage: believethat.blackvalor.net or email at believethatnews@gmail.com

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6 – 2050 A.D. Predictions

This week Matt and I went a little long, again.  We start off talking about predictions for things that will be real by 2050 A.D.  Next, we give our impressions on the State of the Union address, by President Obama.  Our longest tangent is on the demise/return of Star Wars comics and video games.

 

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