Common Ground & Common Sense Podcast

Common Ground & Common Sense Podcast

A guy from the west coast and a girl from the east coast talk about complicated topics and try to find some common ground. Anything goes, with topics ranging from the First Amendment to Urban Legends.

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October 20, 2021 43 min

For their 13th episode, Kevin and Jaime take a not so serious turn and discuss their favorite superstitions and urban legends: everything from the most haunted road in the USA to how to handle seeing a woman in white on a foggy road at 4am.

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Content Warning: Adult language

During this episode Jaime and Kevin run down the many side effects of a patriarchal society. They discuss studies done on the impact of a patriarchy on health, physical and mental. Your co-hosts also discuss their theories on how the patriarchy came about and how it is shaping social norms. They try to tackle the questions: Can it be changed? Why hasn’t it changed?

Quotables: “Eff the Patriarchy” “...

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October 6, 2021 50 min

Content Warning: Adult Language

The next dream episode! Where Kevin and Jaime dream about a better way to govern. If all the barriers were dropped, what kind of government would our ever-caffeinated co-hosts like to see put in place? Listen in this week to find out. 

Their expertise in regards to governance? Very little, in fact they were fairly certain a governor just kept company vehicles throttled.

Their qualifications to dis...

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September 29, 2021 57 min

This week Jaime and Kevin tackle what makes holiday get-togethers so fascinating (aside from Uncle Bob’s antics): Generational Differences.  Your ever curious co-hosts focus on the challenges of living and interacting in a multi-generational world. 

Content Warning: Adult Language

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September 22, 2021 41 min

CW: Adult Language, NSFW Language, Pregnancy/Abortion Feelings are running high for one of our hosts and the other is out of spoons. Today, Kevin and Jaime discuss Texas SB8: the latest “heartbeat bill” has recently been enacted in Texas.

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September 15, 2021 41 min

Equality, Equity, and the Equal Rights Act. Kevin and Jaime discuss the perception of equality, the importance of a definition, and why three sentences can be so hard to add to the US Constitution. CW: Adult Language

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September 8, 2021 42 min

In this episode Kevin and Jaime take a lighthearted look at weird and wacky laws in the United States as well as how some unexpected laws make mutual combat, and thus superheroes, legal. 

Content Warning: Adult Language, Mention of Violence

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Kevin and Jaime discuss their past experiences with bullying and how bullying online seems to be a growing issue in society today. The pervasiveness of cyberbullying and how teenagers in particular are seeing their education and mental health impacted are highlighted in this episode. 

Content Warnings: Discussion of Bullying, Cyberbullying, Violence, Harassment, Suicide, and Stalking. Adult Language.

 

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August 25, 2021 35 min

Content Warning: Strong Sexual Innuendo and Adult Language

Kevin and Jaime are talking about freedom in this episode. Specifically, they’re discussing freedom of speech and how the public often (mis)interprets the First Amendment. Also on the docket are current and historical Supreme Court cases for 1A in public schools: how far is too far when seniors make political speeches or when cheerleaders vent on social media? 

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August 18, 2021 80 min

In this episode Jaime and Kevin run down a rabbit hole of video game tropes that should be abolished. They poke fun at some of the simpler gaming tropes that seem to be outdated or over used, as well as taking a look at a few of the more controversial ones like world building, easter eggs and girls in gaming. Join us on this light hearted episode where we try to find some common ground on a not so complicated issue. 

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In this “Dream” episode of the podcast Jaime and Kevin look at what they think some effective changes to the current standard of police around the country could be if there were no limits on funding or resources. What would it look like, if there were no roadblocks to a more perfect law enforcement agency? They discuss changes to training, supervision, and a few other items that could lead to a better society and they hope you enjo...

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Get to know a little bit about Kevin and Jaime and the podcast! Basically life is COMPLICATED. We definitely have some different opinions and ideas and we always are trying to gain understanding and we would love for you to listen, maybe share a cup of coffee, as we use common sense and find common ground on various issues.

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August 4, 2021 61 min

Kevin and Jaime, who had so much to say on this topic that they forgot to talk about coffee, dig into gun laws in the USA. Background checks, personal responsibility with firearms, and unrealistic societal expectations - how do these impact gun violence and society’s trust in firearms? Listen in for our thoughts.

 

Content Warning: Discussions of Firearms, Mass Shootings, Domestic Violence, and Adult Language

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July 25, 2021 58 min

Kevin and Jaime, friends on opposite coasts who can agree or disagree randomly, dig into what modern information sharing is made of: news, analysis, op-eds, and satire. 

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