Just over two years ago, the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union. Now the Conservative government is working fervently towards a deal, due March 2019, with the EU. In this episode, Member of Parliament Tom Brake joins the show to discuss Brexit.
Brake, the Liberal Democrat Spokesperson for Exiting the European Union, is ardently against Brexit. In this interview we learn why he staunchly opposes it and what he thinks of the Leave Campaign’s arguments for Brexit.
Stay tuned for a direct, uncensored interview.
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In this episode, I go in-depth on the history of net neutrality and the FCC beginning in 2002 and ending with the 2017 decision to repeal net neutrality. We discuss the different ways broadband providers and internet service providers have been classified under the Communications Act of 1934 as well as how courts have ruled on net neutrality in recent years. … More Ep. 22: An In-Depth History of Net Neutrality
In the second part of the Privacy and Police Body Camera series, I review the actual text of California Assembly Bill 748 (AB 748). With sublime ice cream analogies, we manage to break a complicated piece of legislation into manageable bites. During the last segment I review Baby Driver, a new action movie starting Ansel Elgort, Jamie Foxx, and Kevin Spacey. … More Ep. 11: Privacy and Police Body Cameras Part Two
In the first part of the Police Body Camera Episode, we analyze the impacts of instituting body cameras in local police forces. Body worn cameras increase accountability and decrease costs for departments. However, they bring about serious concerns about privacy. The discussion stems from the proposal of California Assembly Bill 748, introduced by Phil Ting (D-San Francisco). AB 748 would require all police agencies to create policies regarding the release of body cam footage to the public. Of course, I wouldn’t forget the ice cream analogies. … More Ep. 10: Privacy and Police Body Cameras Part One
In today’s episode we review the second part of the Campus Free Speech Act proposed by the Goldwater Institute. This second installation deals with sections two through five of the bill, which serve important roles in promoting free expression on college campuses. Using only the best ice cream analogies, we break down the importance of free thought and expression, and how that importance expands beyond college campuses and into our everyday lives. Thus, we must be open to new perspectives and ideas in order to refine our own.
… More Ep. 9: The Campus Free Speech Act Part Two
In this episode, I review the 114th Congress’s HR 6506. If passed this bill would require presidents to pay for security when on any property they own. … More Ep. 1: Is it a president’s responsibility to pay for security?
After taking almost all of January off, I will try to be posting regularly with some new style posts. Included in these new posts will be debates and stories broken up into different parts. What exactly is an adblocker? And what’s the significance of this debate? An adblocker is something that comes in the form … More AdBlockers, good or bad?