The Pete Kaliner Show

The Pete Kaliner Show

A daily podcast covering local, state, & national issues from Charlotte, North Carolina

09-23-2022--Hour3: Term limits for SCOTUS judges?
September 23, 202200:29:5427.44 MB

09-23-2022--Hour3: Term limits for SCOTUS judges?

A proposal to impose term limits on the US Supreme Court might be more attractive if Democrats weren't trying to abolish the Electoral College.   Get exclusive content here!: https://thepetekalinershow.com/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

09-23-2022--Hour2: Stacy Abrams' Todd Akin moment
September 23, 202200:31:4329.1 MB

09-23-2022--Hour2: Stacy Abrams' Todd Akin moment

Georgia Democrat candidate for Governor Stacy Abrams claimed ultrasound technology was developed to allow men to control women's bodies. She told a panel discussion, "There is no such thing as a heartbeat at six weeks. It is a manufactured sound designed to convince people that men have the right to take control of a woman's body." Washington Post "fact checker" Glenn Kessler sprang to action... to defend Abrams. FWIW, "fetal heartbeat" is a misnomer. The...

09-23-2022--Hour1: Canceling student loans backfiring
September 23, 202200:30:5028.29 MB

09-23-2022--Hour1: Canceling student loans backfiring

President Joe Biden's proposal to cancel student loan debt is perceived as politically motivated and unfair by virtually every demographic in America. From Issues & Insights: By a margin of 59% to 32%, Americans agreed that Biden’s student-loan forgiveness plan “is unfair to those whose children are not in college or who have already paid for their kid’s education to have to pay for other people’s education.” Another 8% called themselves “unsure.” Per...

09-22-2022--Hour3: Addicted to sick & sad
September 22, 202200:27:5125.57 MB

09-22-2022--Hour3: Addicted to sick & sad

Who are spoonies and does this community of the chronically sick offer insights into the society at large?   Get exclusive content here!: https://thepetekalinershow.com/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

09-22-2022--Hour2: Former EcoHealth VP says they developed COVID-19
September 22, 202200:33:1230.46 MB

09-22-2022--Hour2: Former EcoHealth VP says they developed COVID-19

Andrew Huff, a former vice president for the EcoHealth Alliance, says the organization developed the SARS-COV2 virus that led to the global pandemic. "The process of developing SARS-COV2 was also described in detail in the proposal submitted to, and ultimately funded by, the National Institutes of Health (HHS NIH), The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), by EcoHealth Alliance with the WIV and [University of North Carolina] liste...

09-22-2022--Hour1: Michelle Lewis - Unaffiliated candidate for US Senate
September 22, 202200:31:0128.46 MB

09-22-2022--Hour1: Michelle Lewis - Unaffiliated candidate for US Senate

Michelle Lewis is running US Senate in North Carolina as an Unaffiliated candidate. Under NC law, she qualified as an official write-in candidate. Lewis says she was motivated to run for office after the killing Andrew Brown by law enforcement in Pasquotank County. Also, the Washington Examiner reports: Police  officers across the nation are leaving their jobs because of the “defund the police” policies in cities, leaving personnel shortages and longer re...

09-21-2022--Hour3: Parents have every right to oppose K-12 lessons
September 21, 202200:30:2827.97 MB

09-21-2022--Hour3: Parents have every right to oppose K-12 lessons

It's becoming increasingly clear that too many people in the K-12 education industry don't see the activism of some teachers in the ranks. Parents who respond are not picking fights in the culture war. They're responding to it.   Get exclusive content here!: https://thepetekalinershow.com/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

09-21-2022--Hour2: Restricting mature content in K-12 is reasonable
September 21, 202200:32:1429.59 MB

09-21-2022--Hour2: Restricting mature content in K-12 is reasonable

The Cabarrus County School Board are reviewing the district's policies guiding age-appropriate books in school libraries. According to the Charlotte Observer: Board members during a meeting Monday night agreed books have “fallen through the cracks” despite some policies being in place, member Carolyn Carpenter said. One of those books, “ Looking for Alaska ,” an award-winning teen novel by John Green, has been at the center of drama between the board and ...

09-21-2022--Hour1: Consistency requires condemnation of Biden's rhetoric
September 21, 202200:28:2926.14 MB

09-21-2022--Hour1: Consistency requires condemnation of Biden's rhetoric

In speeches and interviews over several weeks, President Joe Biden has attacked Trump voters as "extremists" and "semi-fascists." Over the weekend, a 41-year old North Dakota man drove down and killed an 18-year old man over politics. Court documents say at 2:35 Sunday morning, 41-year-old Shannon Brandt called 911 to report that he had hit a pedestrian because he was threatening him. Brandt told State Radio that the pedestrian was part of a Republican ex...

09-20-2022--Hour3: Trafficking for thee, but not for me
September 20, 202200:28:4526.39 MB

09-20-2022--Hour3: Trafficking for thee, but not for me

BlueAnon leftist conspiracy theorists think they have a real shot of getting Florida Governor Ron DeSantis charged with kidnapping or human trafficking for sending migrants to Martha's Vineyard. But if bussing migrants around America without notifying the destination cities is human trafficking and kidnapping, then the Biden Administration is looking at tens of thousands of criminal charges.   Get exclusive content here!: https://thepetekalinershow.com/ S...