Lefty Loosey Righty Tighty: A Texan Caught in the Middle

Lefty Loosey Righty Tighty: A Texan Caught in the Middle

Where are we headed as a nation with constant deep infighting between our two political parties? Craig Allen, a former radio personality, delivers an informative and entertaining exploration of issues dividing our country in the style of a 1990s radio show. Craig uses his political science degree, knowledge gained as a world traveler, and experience as a political worker to share ideas from both sides of the aisle. With the hope we can come back together as a country and perhaps make you laugh a little too, the show is designed to teach, look back at history and explore ways our country can reunite again.

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January 2, 2024 52 secs

On this New Year's Edition of the show, we discuss the coming election year and how to get on a ballot, discussing President Donald Trump's difficulties in recent court actions on the subject. We look at President Biden's ongoing impeachment investigation, what the troubles look like, and what should be done with it currently. We profile the 2nd part of our series on General and President George Washington, his life as president an...

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In Part 1 of a 2 part series, a legendary hero is discussed on how he changed the world 247 years ago on Christmas day. In another feature, we look at the Constitutional power of Impeachment, and how it is used, as well as, perhaps how, when, and under what conditions it should be used. We peruse through a moment in history, nearly 110 years ago this week in WWI, and what it could mean to today in wars such as the Israeli conflict ...

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In this special Christmas edition, we discuss election weather, and how this wintry phenomenon doesn't always wait on Santa and instead occasionally delivers a win for one party over the other!

We profile a Great American Hero whose drive was to simply make people laugh, and began his work right out of high school in correspondence school, on his way to becoming one of the world's most well known celebrities. Listen in to find out ...

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In a holiday-tinged edition of the show, we discuss the politics behind polling. What polls do you trust and what polls should we look at to determine who might win the next election? And in a feature honoring our Great American Heroes, we honor a vocal jazz legend who helped unite the country with her music and lead the way in civil rights for women of color. We also discuss the commercialization and secularization of Christmas, a...

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In this short segment from our popular extended podcast, we break down former President Trump's options for a running mate, as he looks to run for president again, with the primaries approaching. He is in the lead and his odds of winning are looking surprisingly good but who he might select as a running mate might either endanger or better those chances. Listen in to find out who might be some of his best options and who might be t...

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We discuss how Former President Trump's Running Mate Could be the Candidate of Dreams! During WWII, find out what A-list Hollywood actor bombed the Nazis and earned his wings?  Also, with candidates aging and impeachment becoming more the norm, we discuss what Presidential Succession really means! And, we look at Good Old President Biden, is he really making jokes, or could he be jumbling up what he means? And Finally, we explore a...

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In this Post-holiday edition, we honor a great explorer of the American west, for their contribution to our nation as a great soldier and for uniting the country, east to west. We look at Biden's rapidly falling polling numbers, and whether Vice President Kamala Harris is helping them or hurting them. We discuss if it might be possible that she could be dropped from the ticket or whether there is a reality in changing the entire de...

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This is the first of our programs featuring a clip from our longer show voted on by our staff as the best feature for the week, from the main Podcast Lefty Loosey Righty Tighty: A Texan Caught in the Middle. This week Craig Allen chronicles the heartwarming original story of presidential pardons of turkeys in America. We touch on the internet myth surrounding this pastime, and the politics involved in continuing the tradition. At i...

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Join us for this Special Extended Edition of our program where we remember JFK on the 60th anniversary of his death and delve into the lasting mystery surrounding who may have actually been behind his murder. The history of presidential pardons is chronicled, where we uncover the heartwarming story of the very first presidential pardon, the little boy, behind it, and why this tradition continues. We admire the spirited French march...

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Join our Veterans Day edition, as we honor our veterans, including a legendary military musician, with more hits than the Beatles and Elvis, like the "St Louis Blues March" and "Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree," and "Little Brown Jug." He was lost to history, making the ultimate sacrifice for his country. We discuss the real power that lies behind the census count, how gerrymandering works (especially in New York this cycle) and wha...

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In this episode, the current status of the presidential election candidates (both Republican and Democrat) are explored. Also discussed are both political sides of gun control, gun violence and mental health. A great American musical hero also uses music to bring about positive change in society. People are changing perceptions of our former president and imitations of Biden are seen in a different way. And we can't forget to talk ...
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In this special Halloween Edition, a woman who was a former teacher, and quite possibly the most heroic nurse in the history the United States, is profiled for her courage on the battle front as well as for founding one of the greatest organizations in American History. The controversial topic of abortion is profiled from both sides and explained, from the perspective of an election issue in the past, and one that could be key in t...

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This episode speaks to the war in Israel as we cover the background, difficulties for the United States, and threat for World War. Next, a great U.S. president is highlighted whose leadership during war gives us hope and strength as a model for the leadership needed today to face modern conflicts. We then look at the Speaker of the House vacancy, the reasons behind the removal of Kevin McCarthy, and who might be lurking behind the ...

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This episode covers Joe Manchin as a bridge between the two party system and as a driving force for unity in the country. We also look at a bold president who faced high inflation, terrorism, a terrible economy, and wage loss and pulled the country out of it. We profile a Democrat Congressman from Minnesota, and highlight his bravery and call for unity in the face of war. There is a serious moment discussed that could potentially d...
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Introducing your Podcaster, Craig Allen, a former radio personality who also holds a political science degree and world traveler. After an introduction about his background and where he stands on current political issues, this introductory podcast informs of what the new show will sound like. With music, hilarious sound bites, and political commentary, listeners will get a new outlook on the American political system from the middl...

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