The Pete Kaliner Show
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A daily podcast covering local, state, and national issues from a North Carolina perspective.
Mark Harris discusses the NC ballot harvesting scandal that cost him his victory
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://thepetekalinershow.com/support-the-businesses-that-support-us/ Marketplace: https://thepetekalinershow.com/marketplace/ Twitter: @PeteKaliner Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/633836460739500/
Jul 20
53 min
Are COVID tracing apps safe? Plus - school choice is booming in NC
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/petekalinershow Advertisers: https://thepetekalinershow.com/support-the-businesses-that-support-us/ Marketplace: https://thepetekalinershow.com/marketplace/ Twitter: @PeteKaliner Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/633836460739500/
Jul 17
53 min
Asheville City Council resolution supporting reparations
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 Advertisers: https://thepetekalinershow.com/support-the-businesses-that-support-us/ Marketplace: https://thepetekalinershow.com/marketplace/ Twitter: @PeteKaliner Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/633836460739500/
Jul 16
53 min
NC schools to (kinda') reopen next month
Associate Editor of the Carolina Journal, Lindsay Marchello, joins me to discuss NC Gov. Roy Cooper's announcement that schools would reopen in August under his "Plan B" protocols. 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/marketplace/ Twitter: @PeteKaliner Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/633836460739500/
Jul 15
53 min
Outkick's Jason Whitlock on the NFL & racism
Outkick columnist Jason Whitlock joins me to discuss the NFL, racism, and Cam Newton's arrival in New England. Plus, the Asheville City Council poised to adopt a "Resolution Supporting Community Reparations for Black Asheville." 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/marketplace/ Twitter: @PeteKaliner Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/633836460739500/
Jul 14
53 min
COVID deaths earn praise & NC teachers union flex power over reopening
For the first time since the pandemic began, there was not a single COVID-related death in New York -- which prompted praise for that state's Governor - as if he hadn't presided over the worst response in America. Plus, the NC Association of Educators sent a shot across the bow to Gov. Roy Cooper ahead of his announcement on re-opening the 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/ Marketplace: https://thepetekalinershow.com/marketplace/ Twitter: @PeteKaliner Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/633836460739500/
Jul 13
53 min
Building a meaningful life in rural America - with author Matthew Hoagland
With COVID-19 ripping through urban areas, a lot of people are considering moving to rural America. Author Matthew Hoagland from Western NC made the move from Asheville to Caswell County - and found himself to be much happier. His book "Think Small: A Millenials's Guide to Building a Meaningful Life in Rural America" provides a road map for how his generation can make the move. 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/marketplace/ Twitter: @PeteKaliner Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/633836460739500/
Jul 10
53 min
Police reform vs abolition: A discussion with Jonathan Blanks
Jonathan Blanks is a Visiting Fellow at the Foundation for Research on Equal Opportunity, and he joins me to discuss his piece The Legitimacy Crisis in American Policing.  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/marketplace/ Twitter: @PeteKaliner Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/633836460739500/
Jul 9
53 min
Racist crosswalk signals & writers attacked after warning of the Left's intolerance
When you see a crosswalk signal of the little walking white dude, do you think, "Why do I need to ask a white man for permission?" David Kaufman does. Plus, 153 "prominent artists and intellectuals" sign an open letter in Harper's Magazine, warning against the "intolerant climate" that limits the "free exchange of information and ideas." Outrage ensues. 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/marketplace/ Twitter: @PeteKaliner Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/633836460739500/
Jul 8
53 min
Lt. Gov. sues Governor over executive orders - PLUS - NC is focusing on wrong COVID data
The Atlantic Coast Pipeline project is dead - just like Gov. Roy Cooper's slush fund dreams associated with the project. Lt. Gov. Dan Forest files a lawsuit against Cooper over his SHEOs. Also, NC leaders & media keep focusing on rising case numbers and hospitalizations - even though these data sets are less about informing and more about generating fear. 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/marketplace/ Twitter: @PeteKaliner Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/633836460739500/
Jul 7
53 min
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