The Pete Kaliner Show

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August 12, 2020 54 min
The President of the Fraternal Order of Police in Asheville, Rondell Lance, joins me to discuss some policing reforms that might go a long way to address problems in the profession. He also describes his encounter over the weekend with the anarchist protest in downtown. Subscribe for FREE: https://thepetekalinershow.com/get-the-podcast/ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/petekalinershow Advertisers: https://thepetekalinershow.com/...
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Brian Balfour, the Executive VP at the Civitas Institute, joins me to discuss the NC United for Survival and Beyond coalition of roughly 200 socialist and Democratic organizations in the state - and who is funding them. Plus, the knives are out for Republican congressional candidate Madison Cawthorn. Subscribe for FREE: https://thepetekalinershow.com/get-the-podcast/ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/petekalinershow Advertisers: ...
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August 10, 2020 53 min
Almost weekly we're hearing of journalists and media people being run out of organizations for daring to question the ever-evolving edicts from the Church of Woke. This is not a healthy development for our society. Subscribe for FREE: https://thepetekalinershow.com/get-the-podcast/ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/petekalinershow Advertisers: https://thepetekalinershow.com/support-the-businesses-that-support-us/ Marketplace...
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Are we about to see a complete overhaul of the way policing is done in America? Rob Tufano is a former NYPD officer - turned TV reporter - turned Public Safety Communications Director for Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police. And ht thinks so. Tufano works with law enforcement all over the world as a part of LESPRA, and says there's been a shift in the culture in departments in recent years. Subscribe for FREE: https://thepetekaliners...
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North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper unilaterally dictated that the state remain in "Phase Two" shutdown, even as a judge hears a lawsuit challenging Cooper's use of this unprecedented sweeping power. The Director of Regulatory Studies at the John Locke Foundation, Jon Sanders, joins me to discuss the science and data and facts. Subscribe for FREE: https://thepetekalinershow.com/get-the-podcast/ Patreon: https://www.pat...
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In a 4-3 party-line vote last night, Buncombe County Commissioners joined on to the City of Asheville's reparations commission. The debate was civil, although devoid of substantive arguments. Subscribe for FREE: https://thepetekalinershow.com/get-the-podcast/ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/petekalinershow Advertisers: https://thepetekalinershow.com/support-the-businesses-that-support-us/ Marketplace: https://thepetekaline...
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Hurricane Isaias made landfall overnight in North Carolina. What better time to talk about the utterly broken National Flood Insurance Program? Plus, the shifting power in NC politics among county boards of commissioners. Subscribe for FREE: https://thepetekalinershow.com/get-the-podcast/ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/petekalinershow Advertisers: https://thepetekalinershow.com/support-the-businesses-that-support-us/ Marketpl...
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In a reversal, the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners now plans to join the City of Asheville on the path towards reparations. Plus, who put a Trump 2020 sticker on a wild bear?! Subscribe for FREE: https://thepetekalinershow.com/get-the-podcast/ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/petekalinershow Advertisers: https://thepetekalinershow.com/support-the-businesses-that-support-us/ Marketplace: https://thepetekalinershow.com/mar...
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A high-pressure campaign by local leftists and allies on City Council to use budget approval as leverage to force a 50% cut to police funding was successful - setting the city on a course for a government shutdown in September. Subscribe for FREE: https://thepetekalinershow.com/get-the-podcast/ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/petekalinershow Advertisers: https://thepetekalinershow.com/support-the-businesses-that-support-us/ Ma...
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What is 'white fragility'? Charles Fain Lehman is a staff writer at the Washington Free Beacon, and he helps explain the latest social justice project that, coincidentally, is making the creator of the concept very wealthy. Subscribe for FREE: https://thepetekalinershow.com/get-the-podcast/ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/petekalinershow Advertisers: https://thepetekalinershow.com/support-the-businesses-that-support-us/...
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North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper banned the sale of alcohol after 11 pm statewide. An owner of Fat Cat Billiards in Arden calls it a "hot sword through the heart." Plus, NC Sen. Jim Perry responds to Gov. Cooper's call for the legislature to increase unemployment insurance benefits and make them last longer. Subscribe for FREE: https://thepetekalinershow.com/get-the-podcast/ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/petekali...
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Jesse Kelley - Manager, Criminal Justice & Civil Liberties at the R Street Institute - joins me to discuss the recommendations that the North Carolina Governor's task for racial equity and criminal justice issued. Plus - President Trump is sending more federal agents into cities that are unable (or unwilling) to tamp down violence. Subscribe for FREE: https://thepetekalinershow.com/get-the-podcast/ Patreon: https://www.pa...
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Emily Ekins, a research fellow and director of polling at the Cato Institute, joins me to discuss their latest survey finding 62% of Americans say they're afraid to share their political views. Plus, what happens to our society if we cannot engage in meaningful debate. Subscribe for FREE: https://thepetekalinershow.com/get-the-podcast/ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/petekalinershow Advertisers: https://thepetekalinershow.c...
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It's evident that North Carolina media want Gov. Roy Cooper to drop the hammer on people who don't wear masks. It didn't take long for the little tyrants to emerge. Plus, the Sierra Club and Asheville Audubon Society are ditching their racist founders. Subscribe for FREE: https://thepetekalinershow.com/get-the-podcast/ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/petekalinershow Advertisers: https://thepetekalinershow.com/suppor...
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Catherine Truitt is the Republican candidate for NC Superintendent of Public Instruction. We talked about how to close the achievement gap, whether education funding is adequate, and how she'd reopen the state's schools. Subscribe for FREE: https://thepetekalinershow.com/get-the-podcast/ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/petekalinershow Advertisers: https://thepetekalinershow.com/support-the-businesses-that-support-us/ M...
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After months of pressure from media outlets, the NC Dept. of Health and Human Services is now providing more data about COVID-19 hospitalizations on it's website. But the data still leaves important gaps. Subscribe for FREE: https://thepetekalinershow.com/get-the-podcast/ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/petekalinershow Advertisers: https://thepetekalinershow.com/support-the-businesses-that-support-us/ Marketplace: https://...
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Townhall columnist and author retired Col. Kurt Schlichter says we are under "no moral obligation to subsidize a generation of brats." So, we should defund universities, tax their endowments, and make student debt dischargeable in bankruptcy. Read the column here. Subscribe for FREE: https://thepetekalinershow.com/get-the-podcast/ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/petekalinershow Advertisers: https://thepetekalinershow.co...
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There will be no charges against Rev. Mark Harris in connection with the 2019 absentee ballot scandal in Bladen County, according to the prosecutor investigating the case. Harris won that election, but saw the results tossed out over allegations of illegal ballot harvesting by McCrae Dowless. Subscribe for FREE: https://thepetekalinershow.com/get-the-podcast/ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/petekalinershow Advertisers: https://...
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How safe is your data with those contact tracing apps that are being developed to help respond to COVID-19? Kathryn Waldron from the R Street Institute joins me to discuss. Plus, Brian Jodice from Parents for Educational Freedom North Carolina talks about how COVID-19 is forcing a lot of people to re-evaluate school choice. Subscribe for FREE: https://thepetekalinershow.com/get-the-podcast/ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/peteka...
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The story went international, with media reporting that the Asheville City Council voted for reparations. But it didn't. It voted to create a commission. Which would make recommendations. And issue a report. And the some future City Council could look at maybe implementing some of those recommendations. Subscribe for FREE: https://thepetekalinershow.com/get-the-podcast/ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/petekalinershow Advert...
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