Leaning Right and Turning Left with Sadler and the Senator

Leaning Right and Turning Left with Sadler and the Senator

Leaning Right and Turning Left with Sadler and the Senator, powered by Pace-O-Matic, features NASCAR legend, broadcaster and businessman Hermie Sadler along with his good friend and Virginia State Senator, Bill Stanley. You can expect a lot of talk about "turning left" as the two longtime racing fans discuss the latest happenings in the world of auto racing, along with some "leaning right" as they dive into the world of state and national politics along with talk about small business and the law. No matter the subject, Sadler and the Senator will keep you informed and entertained each week, and this show will be unlike anything you have ever heard.

Episodes

February 24, 2024 122 mins
Hermie and his BFF Senator Stanley meet up in Virginia's Capitol to discuss what is happening at the 2024 Virginia General Assembly as it approaches the last two weeks of session, what happened with the budget proposals approved in the Senate and House of Delegates, the current state of the attempt to legalize skill games in the Commonwealth, and they also discuss the crazy state of politics in the national scene. Then in second se...
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Hermie and the Senator meet up in the Capitol of Richmond to discuss "crossover," where the Senate finishes their bills and sends them over to the Virginia House of Delegates, and vice versa. Listen as they discuss the important (and silly) bills that will now be considered by the other chamber, and they talk about the current situation of skill games legislation in Virginia, and what will happen next in the next three weeks to sup...
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Senator Stanley is having a bad week at the Virginia General Assembly, and it shows in this week's episode of Leaning Right and Turning Left With Sadler and the Senator! First, Hermie and Bill discuss their great passion, auto racing, and introduce to the audience their new "Young Gun" driver for their Sadler/Stanley Racing Team in the Southern ("SMART") Modified Tour Series, Luke Baldwin, son of racing legend, Tommy Baldwin. Liste...
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January 29, 2024 107 mins
Hermie and Bill are back with yet another jam-packed episode of Leaning Right and Turning Left With Sadler and the Senator, discussing business competition, political ethics, democrats (once again) trying to infringe upon your Second Amendment Rights in the 2024 Virginia General Assembly. And they even manage to talk about the fun stuff – big changes in their Sadler/Stanley Racing open-wheel modified team for the 2024 racing season...
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January 19, 2024 121 mins
Sadler and the Senator are back in the Capitol of Virginia recounting the events of the first week of the Virginia General Assembly, and boy do they have a lot to talk about! From bills to protect Virginians from the harm of Fentanyl, the reckless policies of California's greenhouse gas emissions mandates on everyday Virginians, to the wild ride in committee as legislators consider legalizing skill games in the Commonwealth, this e...
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January 13, 2024 138 mins
The 2024 Virginia General Assembly is back in session, and Sen. Stanley, Hermie and their ol' pal Shep Moss return to the Capitol in Richmond and they are up in the middle of all that is happening in the Virginia General Assembly, from Senator Stanley being in the dog house on the first day with the Executive Branch, what to expect with skill games fight in the legislature, the upcoming battle over the Governor's agenda with a deep...
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What better way to end the year then to have the boys look back at some of their best moments of the Leaning Right and Turning Left Podcast in 2023. And you know if they are funny, then their "Swear Bear" Shep Moss must be involved. The boys dig back into their famous "Lake Gaston Tapes" to pull out two clips: their discussion of adult entertainment, and then Shep Moss and his enormous strike zone when he was an umpire in a childre...
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December 21, 2023 103 mins
As we end this tumultuous year, Sadler, Shep Moss and the Senator hilariously reflect on the year that has been 2023, and discuss what the Christmas Season means to their families. They even tease next week's episode of their Christmas Special (Part 2), "Merry ShepMoss," as they reach back into the Leaning Right and Turning Left library to relive the funniest moments of 2023. Hermie, Bill and Shep wish you and yours all of the bles...
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December 14, 2023 112 mins
As we approach the Christmas holidays, Hermie and the Senator bring back their Swear Bear, Shep Moss to the podcast to talk about a whole bunch of topics, from politics to sports and even their Sadler/Senator open-wheel modified race team, and include a whole bunch of Dick Trickle jokes that make Shep and Bill laugh and make Hermie totally uncomfortable. This episode is a hilarious mess of these three friends talking about both the...
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December 8, 2023 113 mins
In this week’s episode, Sadler and the Senator open the show with a discussion about “civility” in the Virginia Legislature, according to one of the retiring Senators whose sanctimony is, quite frankly, breathtaking. Next, the boys discuss the update on the fight for small businesses and skill games, as the Virginia State Police roll-out an anonymous toll-free “tip line” for Virginians to spy on their small businesses who might, ju...
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December 2, 2023 120 mins
After taking a much-needed break to spend time with their families on Thanksgiving, the boys are back with another action-packed adventure into the current happenings in Virginia after the General Assembly election, and after their loss in their ongoing skill game lawsuit and fight for small business against the casinos and government overreach. They open with an up-to-date and very frank and factual conversation on where small bus...
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November 16, 2023 99 mins
Hermie and the Senator have brought you along on their two-year journey of fighting government overreach and the power of the casino monopolies as they seek to control small business owners in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the emerging gaming industry. For two years, Sadler was successful in a court of law in overturning an unconstitutional law known as "SB 971," and continued to fight the government that was being influenced by ...
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November 9, 2023 133 mins
Those two racing and political junkies, former NASCAR® driver and Fox Sports® commentator Hermie Sadler and Virginia State Senator Bill Stanley report live from their Virginia election desk to give you the results and their impressions on the tumultuous on the 2023 Virginia General Assembly races-- as all 140 seats are up for election in the legislative body that will determine the control of the Senate and House of Delegates. List...
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Last week, the boys were busy, Sadler and the Senator come roaring back from the week off with a whole bunch of exciting news. First, they talk about Hermie becoming a grandpa, and they talk about their exciting week in racing, detailing their Sadler/Stanley Race Team’s final week of the SMART and NASCAR Whelen open-wheel modified season, with their drivers having great success at each race, including a big win for Bobby Labonte at...
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October 19, 2023 130 mins
This week, the Leaning Right and Turning Left boys welcome back their human fanny pack, Shep Moss to the show after his three-week hiatus, and man is there a lot to talk about. Hermie and Bill open the first segment at the historic South Boston Speedway racetrack as they get ready for their open wheel modified race team Sadler/Stanley Racing to try to get into the SMART Modified Series championship final round with their NASCAR Hal...
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October 12, 2023 107 mins
This week, Hermie and The Senator rev up the engines to talk about their race team (Sadler/Stanley Racing) bringing home a big win at Tri-County Speedway with their #18va open-wheel modified race car driven by their NASCAR® Hall of Fame expert wheel man and good buddy, Bobby Labonte! What a difference a week makes, as they discuss how a tough season for their race team in both the Whelen Modified (NASCAR®) and Southern Modified (SM...
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October 5, 2023 133 mins
This week, Sadler and The Senator -- but no Shep (as he possibly goes on strike for a second straight week in a futile demand for more wages for less effort, just like the Hollywood writers), dive into this week’s episode and talk about a whole host of things, from their joint field trip to what Stanley calls “Darwin’s Waiting Room” in criminal court, how the this November’s political races are shaping up in Virginia and in the nat...
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September 28, 2023 127 mins
This week Sadler, Shep and the Senator travel to the Sadler Travel Plaza in Shep’s hometown of South Hill Virginia to tape this week’s episode of Leaning Right and Turning Left, and they have plenty to talk about. They open with discussing the current state of affairs in Virginia, the impact of the grand opening of a gambling parlor (with games of chance not games of skill) in downtown Emporia, how casino gambling has evolved into ...
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September 21, 2023 115 mins
Crack open that cold beer and get set to listen to a wild episode as Sadler, Shep and the Senator welcome Senator Stanley’s law partner, Virginia trial lawyer legend (and former Attorney General) Tony Troy to the show! The interview bounces around through a number of hilarious topics, from Tony’s Uncle George, his colorful 57-year legal career, and Tony even shocks and surprises Senator Stanley with just how lefty his old democrat ...
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September 15, 2023 110 mins
In this week’s Leaning Right and Turning Left With Sadler and the Senator, the crew talks about the topics that are making headlines in both the Commonwealth of Virginia and the nation. First, they pay homage to the victims of 9/11 on the 22nd anniversary, recount where they each were on that fateful day, and discuss where our country is after that horrible moment in American history. Then Shep, Sadler and Stanley explore the outra...
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